Applied Economics Seminars Fall 2016

Wednesdays, 4:10-5:30 pm (unless otherwise specified)
Sproul 2206

Questions? Contact  Michael Bates or Carolyn Sloane.

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

9/28/2016 Ruixue Jia, UC San Diego Access To Elite Education, Wage Premium And Social Mobility: The Truth And Illusion Of China’s College Entrance Exam
10/05/2016 Rebecca Myerson, University of Southern California The Impact Of State-Varying Components Of The Affordable Care Act In Prescription Fills For Diabetes And Hypertension
10/12/2016 Deepak Singhania, UCR PhD Candidate Decentralization Synergies And Their Welfare Effects In Indonesia
10/19/2016 Dionissi Aliprantis, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Evidence of Neighborhood Effects from Moving to Opportunity: LATEs of Neighborhood Quality
10/26/2016 Leah Boustan-Platt, UC Los Angeles Inter-generational Transmission Of Wealth Shocks: Evidence From The US Civil War
11/02/2016 Vikram Maheshri, University of Houston Gender Homophily And Segregation Within Neighborhoods
11/09/2016 Anthony D’Costa, University of Melbourne Why Are ‘Good’ Jobs So Hard To Come By? Institutional Perspectives On Employment In India
11/15/2016* Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia

*NOTE: (This is a Tuesday) Seminar in 4128 from 3:34-5:30 pm

Skills, Occupation, And Wage Inequality
11/16/2016 Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia The Minimum Wage Turnover, And The Shape Of The Wage Distribution
11/23/2016 No Seminar No Seminar
11/30/2016 Sara Reber, UC Los Angeles The Impact of Virtual College Advising On Disadvantaged Students’ College Enrollment: Evidence From A Random Assignment Field Experiment
12/07/2016 Nicola Bianchi, Northwestern University Scientific Education And Innovation:  Evidence From An Expansion Of University STEM Majors