Applied Economics Seminars Spring 2016

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

Questions? Contact Richard Arnott & Joseph Cummins.

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

4/1/2016 TBA TBA
4/8/2016 Prakarsh Singh, Amherst College Impact of Caregiver Incentives On Child Health: Evidence From An Experiment With Anganwadi Workers in India
4/15/2016 TBA TBA
4/22/2016 Paul Zak, Claremont Graduate University Neuroscience Of Persuasion: Applications To Marketing And Consumer Experiences
4/29/2016 Brad Larsen, Stanford University A Theory Of Bidding Dynamics And Deadlines In Online Retail
5/6/2016* Chris Tonetti, Stanford University

*NOTE: (Please  note-this is an Economic Theory seminar)

Please See Econ Theory seminar list
5/13/2016 Arpita Bhattacherjee & Evan Wigton-Jones, UCR PhD Candidates in Economics Arpita= Cast Into Castes: Can Affirmative Action Dismantle The Caste Hierarchy In India?

Evan= Legacies Of Inequality: The Case Of Brazil

5/20/2016 Steven Helfand, UCR Economics The Inverse Relationship Between Farm Size And Productivity: Refocusing The Debate
5/24/2016* Ted Miguel, UC Berkeley

*NOTE: (Please note that this is a Tuesday, and the seminar will be at 5:00pm.  The location is currently TBA.)

Promoting Transparencies In Economics: Prospects For Pre-Specifying Research Hypotheses
5/25/2016* Ted Miguel, UC Berkeley

*NOTE: (Please note this is a Wednesday rather than a Friday, and the seminar will be at 12noon.  The location is currently TBA.)

Experimental Evidence On The Demand For And Costs Of Rural Electrification
5/27/2016 Doug Miller, UC Davis Head Start’s Impact: Long Run Puzzles In Head Start Research
6/3/2016 John Clithero, Pomona College Improving Out-of-Sample Predictions Using Response Times and a Model of the Decision Process