Applied Economics Seminars Winter 2017

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

Questions? Contact Steven Helfand or Sarojini Hirshleifer.

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

1/11/2017 Joseph Romano, Stanford University Randomization Tests Under An Approximate Symmetry Assumption
1/18/2017 No Seminar No Seminar
1/25/2017 Robert Kaestner, UC Riverside Early Childhood Health Shocks And Adult Wellbeing: Evidence From Wartime Britain
2/1/2017 Yongxiang Wang, The University of Southern California Access To Migration For Rural Households
2/8/2017 Dan Bennett, The University of Southern California The Marriage Market For Lemons: HIV Testing And Marriage In Rural Malawi
2/15/2017 Shihe Fu, Southwest Univ. of Economics & Finance Air Quality And Labor Productivity: Evidence From Chinese Manufacturing Firms
2/22/2017* Benjamin Gillen, California Institute of Technology

*NOTE: from 10:00-11:30 am in INTS 1113 (Please note, this is an Econometrics seminar)

BLP-Lasso For Aggregate Discrete Choice Models Applied To Elections With Rich Demographic Covariates
2/22/2017  Jesse Rothstein, UC Berkeley Inequality Of Educational Opportunity? Schools As Mediators Of The Intergenerational Transmission Of Income
3/01/2017 Monica Singhal, UC Davis Dodging The Taxman: Firm Misreporting And Limits To Enforcement
3/08/2017* SungJun Huh, UCR PhD Candidate

*NOTE: (Please note that this is an Economic Theory Seminar, but is being given on a Wednesday)

The Equity Premium And The Financial Accelerator
3/10/2017* Martin Ravallion, Georgetown University

*NOTE: (Please note that this is a Friday, but is an Applied Economics seminar)

Informational Constraints On Antipoverty Programs: Evidence For Africa
3/10/2017* Martin Ravallion, Georgetown University

*NOTE: (Please see line above)

Paper #2 for the seminar title listed above.
3/11/2017* Martin Ravallion, Georgetown University

*NOTE: (this is the keynote address at the PacDev Conference)

Interventions Against Poverty In Poor Places
3/15/2017 David Lagakos, UC San Diego In Search Of A Spatial Equilibrium In The Developing World
3/22/2017 No Seminar No Seminar