University of California, Riverside


Political Economy & Development Fall 2005

Seminars & Colloquia

Political Economy & Development Fall 2005

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

Questions? Contact Susan Carter .

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

Oct 3 Jang-Ting Guo, Richard Sutch and Susan Carter
(UCR) Kerry Odell (Scripps College)
Katrina-nomics: What Disasters Can Teach Us About the Way the Economy Works
Oct 10 Alan L. Olmstead
(UC Davis)
Wait a Cotton Pickin' Minute!: A New View of Slave Productivity
(with Paul Rhode)
Oct 17 Roberto Pedace
(Univ. of Redlands)
Earnings, Performance, and Nationality Discrimination in a Highly Competitive Labor Market: An Analysis of the English Professional Soccer League
Oct 24 Elizabeth Cascio
(UC Davis)
Financial Incentives and the Desegregation of Southern Public Schools
(with Nora Gordon, Ethan Lewis, and Sarah Reber)
Oct 31 Alexander J. Field
(Santa Clara Univ.)
The Impact of World War II on U.S. Productivity Growth
Nov 7 Joseph Hotz
Evaluating the Differential Effects of Alternative Welfare-to-Work Training Components: A Re-Analysis of the California GAIN Program

(with Guido W. Imbern and Jacob A. Klerman)
Nov 14 Gavin Wright
The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution

Nov 18 (Friday) Nancy Birdsall
(Center for Global Development)
From Social Policy to an Open-Economy Social Contract in Latin America
Nov 21 Steven Topik
(UC Irvine)
The Latin American Coffee Commodity Chain: Brazil and Costa Rica (with Mario Samper)
Nov 28 David Fairris, and Leon Fernandez-Bujanda (UCR) The Dissipation of Minimum Wage Gains for Workers through Labor-Labor Substitution
Dec 5 Lopamudra Banerjee (UCR) Effects of Flood on Agricultural Wages in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis

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