Applied Economics Seminars Winter 2011

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

Questions? Contact Todd Sorensen Steve Helfand.

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

1/5/2011 Chad Sparber, Colgate Quotas and Quality: The Effect of H-1B Visa Restrictions on the Pool of Prospective Undergarduate Students from Abroad
1/12/2011 Gordon Dahl, UCSD Family Violence and Football: The Effect of Unexpecrted Emotional Cues on Violent Behavior
1/19/2011 Masanori Kuroki, UCR The Deregulation of Temporary Employment and Workers’ Perceptions of Job Insecurity in Japan
1/26/2011* Martha Bailey, University of Michigan

*NOTE: Seminar Cancelled

No Seminar – Cancelled
2/2/2011 Kenneth Small, UCI Energy Policies for Passenger Motor Vehicles
2/9/2011 Rohini Somanathan, IAS Repayment Incentives and the Distribution of Gains from Group Lending
2/16/2011 Julie Hotchkiss, Atlanta Federal Reserve The Wage Impact on Undocumented Workers
2/23/2011 Getachew Nigatu, UCR The Welfare Value of “Allocate-and-Trade” in Addressing Equity and Externalities: A Case of the Eastern Nile River Basin
3/2/2011 Awudu Abdulai, University of Kiel No Seminar – Cancelled
3/9/2011* Sandra Black, University of Texas at Austin

*NOTE: (two seminars: 1st is 12:10-1:30, and 2nd is 4:10-5:30)

(1) The Economics of Discrimination

(2) Under Pressure? The Effect of Peers on Outcomes of Young Adults