University of California, Riverside


Political Economy & Development Spring 2005

Seminars & Colloquia

Political Economy & Development Spring 2005 Seminars

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

Questions? Contact Anil Deolalikar.

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

April 6 Shawn Kantor
UC Merced
Striking the Roots of Crime: The Impact of the New Deal on Criminal Activity
April 13 Lopamudra Bannerjee
Economics (Graduate Student) UCR
Of Floods and Agricultural Wage Rates in Bangladesh: Empirical evidences from the recent past
April 20 Giovanni Peri
UC Davis
Gains from "Diversity": Theory and Evidence from Immigration in U.S. Cities
April 27 Haider Khan
University of Colorado, Denver
Poverty Impact of Trade Liberalization Policies in Computable General Equilibrium Models: Theory and Some Policy Experiments
May 4 Robert Plotnick
University of Washington
The Impact of Child Support Enforcement Policy on Non-Marital Child-Bearing
May 11 Anjini Kochar
Stanford University
Schooling Externalities and Public Labor Markets: Empirical Evidence from Urban India
May 18 Jere Behrman
University of Pennsylvania
The Impact of Experimental Nutritional Interventions on Education into Adulthood in Rural Guatemala: Preliminary Longitudinal Analysis

Returns to Birthweight
May 25 Marc Law
University of Vermont
Earmarked: The Political Economy of Agricultural Research Appropriations
June 1 Roger L. Ransom
Professor of History and Economics University of California, Riverside

President, Economic History Association
Historical Imagination and Economic Reality: Counterfactual History and the Civil War
June 10 Note: This is a Friday Symposium in Honor of Azizur R. Khan

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