Applied Economics Seminars Spring 2010

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

Questions? Contact Steve Helfand Todd Sorensen.

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

4/2/2010  Giovanni Peri, UC Davis Immigration, Offshoring and American Jobs 
4/9/2010 Serkan Ozbeklik, Claremont McKenna College Leadership Skills and Wages Revisited:  Is There a Casual Relation? 
4/16/2010 No Seminar Applied Economics Faculty attending the So. Calif. Microeconomics Conf. at the Claremont McKenna Colleges
4/23/2010 Gustavo Gonzaga, Catholic University, Rio De Janeiro Going Private: Public Sector Rents and Privatization in Brazil
4/30/2010 Jeffrey Nugent, University of Southern California Midwives and Maternal Mortality: How Effective Has Indonesia’s Village Midwife Program Been?
5/7/2010*  Mauricio Cardenas, Brookings Institution

*NOTE: 1st Presentation in HMNSS 1500, 12-1:30pm

What’s Next for Latin America after the Global Crisis?
5/7/2010*  Mauricio Cardenas, Brookings Institution

*NOTE: 2nd Presentation in Sproul 2206, 4:10-5:30pm

State Capacity in Latin America
5/14/2010 Andre Portela Souza, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazil Measuring the Quality of Schools: Evidence from Brazil
5/21/2010 Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, San Diego State University International Remittances and Migrant Portfolio Interests
5/24/2010* Randy Akee, Tufts University

*NOTE: (This is a Monday)

Squeezing Through the Needle’s Eye: The Effects of Income Transfers on Obesity in American Indian and Non-Indian Children
6/4/2010 Jonathan Brooks, OECD Agricultural Policy Choices in Developing Countries