University of California, Riverside


Political Economy & Development Fall 2006

Seminars & Colloquia

Political Economy & Development 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.

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

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