Applied Economics Seminars Winter 2013

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

Questions? Contact Todd Sorensen

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

1/11/2013  NO SEMINAR No Seminar
1/18/2013 Aparajita Dasgupta, UCR PhD Candidate Can The Major Public Works Program Serve As Buffer Against Negative Shocks In Early Childhood?  Evidence From Andhra Pradesh, India
1/25/2013 Monobina Mukherjee, UCR Environmental Sciences PhD Candidate Irrigated Agricultural Adaptation To Water And Climate Variability: The Economic Value Of A Water Portfolio
2/1/2013 Jingyi Xue, Rice University Three Representations Of Preferences With Decreasing Absolute Uncertainty Aversion
2/8/2013 Nathan Converse, London School of Economics Uncertainty, Capital Flows, And Maturity Mismatch
2/15/2013 Fabio Ghironi, Boston College Market Deregulation And Optimal Monetary Policy In A Monetary Union
2/21/2013* Douglas Almond, Columbia University

*NOTE: (Graduate Student presentation, 11-12:30pm, in Sproul 2206)

 Fetal Origins And Anti-Poverty Policies
2/22/2013 Douglas Almond, Columbia University Income and Sex Selection: A Cautionary Tale Of Land Reform And Sex Ratios In China with Hongbin Li and Shuang Zhang
3/1/2013  Laura Giuliano, University of Miami  Do Gifted Education Programs Work For Disadvantaged Students?
3/7/2013* Alan Manning, London School of Economics

*NOTE: (Graduate Student Presentation, 11-12:30pm in Sproul 2206)

Imperfect Competition In The Labor Market
3/8/2013  Alan Manning, London School of Economics Minimum Wages And Wage Inequality: Some Theory And An Application To The UK
3/15/2013  Qiong Tian, UCR PhD Candidate  TBA