Applied Economics Seminars Fall 2020

Mondays, 4:00-5:20 pm
Zoom meeting ID’s will be emailed out before each seminar.

Questions? Contact Steven Helfand and Joseph Cummins

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


*11:00 AM

Peter Lanjouw (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) Poverty Dynamics in Malaysia in the early 21st Century: Evidence from Synthetic Panels
10/19/2020 Diego Restuccia (University of Toronto) Misallocation in Indian Agriculture

*11:30 AM

Sabina Alkire (University of Oxford) Intrahousehold and gendered aspects of children’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)
11/02/2020 Gaurav Khanna (UCSD) The Productivity Consequences of Pollution-Induced Migration in China
11/09/2020 Diana Moreira (UCD) Civil Service Reform and Organizational Practices: Evidence from the 1883 Pendleton Act
11/16/2020 Chia-Lo Chen (UCR) The Joint Dynamics of Family Housing and Childbearing Decisions
11/23/2020 Workshop for Academic Integrity in the Job Market

Organizer: Hiroki Nishimura


*11:00 AM

Douglas Gollin (Oxford) Perpetual Motion: Human Mobility and Spatial Frictions in Three African Countries
12/07/2020 Kelsey Jack (UCSB) Harvesting the Rain: The Adoption of Environmental Technologies in the Sehel