Applied Economics Seminars Spring 2014

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

Questions? Contact Dave Fairris & Steven Helfand.

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

4/2/2014 No Seminar No Seminar
4/9/2014 Lee Alston, University of Colorado A Conceptual Framework: Beliefs, Leadership, and Critical Transitions; Brazil 1964-2014
4/10/2014* Lee Alston, University of Colorado

*NOTE: (this is a presentation to the grad students from 11:10am-12:30pm in Sproul 4128)

What Is The ‘New Institutional Economics’?”
 4/16/2014 Anoshua Chaudhuri, San Francisco State University Do Acute Health Care Needs Of The Poor Crowd Out Their Chronic Care Utilization? Evidence From Rural India
 4/23/2014 Fernando Aragon, Simon Fraser University Polluting Industries And Agricultural Productivity: Evidence From Ghana
4/30/2014 Leonardo Bursztyn, University of California Los Angeles A Revealed Preference Approach to The Elicitation of Political Attitudes: Experimental Evidence On Anti-Americanism In Pakistan?
5/7/2014 Eric Verhoogen, Columbia University Organizational Barriers To Technology Adoptions: Evidence From Soccer-Ball Producers In Pakistan
5/14/2014 Robert Pollin, University of Massachusetts The Global Clean Energy Transformation: Controlling Climate Change And Expanding Job Opportunities
5/21/2014 Craig McIntosh, University of California, San Diego What Are The Headwaters Of Formal Savings? Experimental Evidence From Sri Lanka
5/28/2014 Fernando Lozano, Pomona College Rank-Order Tournaments, Probability of Winning and Investing in Talent: Evidence From Champions League Qualifying Rules
6/4/2014 No Seminar No Seminar
6/11/2014 Spring Finals Week, No Seminar No Seminar