Political Economy & Development Seminars Fall 2006

Fridays, 4:10-5:30 pm (unless otherwise specified) HMNSS 1500 Questions? Contact Susan Carter

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

9/29/2006 Greg Clark (Department of Economics, UC Davis) Capitalism in our Genes? The Malthusian Era and the Formation of Modern Preferences
10/6/2006 Mindy Marks (Department of Economics, UCR) Effects of Occupational Licensing Laws on Minorities: Evidence from the Progressive Era
10/13/2006 Susan Carter & Richard Sutch (Economics Department, UCR) The Economic Consequences of Immigration for Resident Workers: Perspectives from America’s Age of Mass Migration
10/20/2006 Victor Lippit (Economics Department, UCR) Social Structures of Accumulation Theory
10/27/2006 Leah P. Boustan (Department of Economics,UCLA) Was Postwar Suburbanization White Flight? Evidence from the Black Migration
11/3/2006 Maryianne Bitler (Public Policy Inst of CA and UC Irvine) Distribution Impacts of the Self-Sufficiency Project in Canada
11/11/2006 Ron Jarmin (US Census Bureau) Volatility and Dispersion in Business Growth Rates: Publicly Traded verses Private Firms
12/1/2006 Eric Helland (Claremont-McKenna) Crash and Learn: Consumption Externalities and the Reduction of Aircraft Accidents
12/8/2006 Lopamudra Banerjee (Economics Department, UCR) Effects of Floods on Agricultural Wages in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis