Development/Applied Economics Seminars Spring 2008

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

Questions? Contact Jorge Aguero and Todd Sorensen

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

4/2/2008 Fred Finan UC Los Angeles Motivating Politicians: The Impacts of Monetary Incentives on Quality and Performance
4/9/2008 Susan Carter UC Riverside Celestial Suppers: The Political Economy of America’s Chop Suey Craze, 1900-1930
4/16/2008 Fernando Lozano Pomona College The FIFA World Cup and the Hours of Work of American Males
4/23/2008 Carmen Carrion-Flores University of Florida Does Induced Innovation Create an Environmental Policy Multiplier? A Simultaneous Equation Model of Pollution Policy and Patenting
4/30/2008 Shelly Lundberg University of Washington DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER Time Allocation of Parents and Investments in Sons and Daughters
5/7/2008 Ashok Kotwal University of British Columbia DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER How Does Poverty Decline? Suggestive Evidence from India, 1983-1999
5/14/2008 Steve Boucher UC Davis TBA
5/21/2008 TBA TBA
5/28/2008 Aprajit Mahajan Stanford University TBA
6/4/2008 Dileni Gunewardena TBA