University of California, Riverside


Seminars & Colloquia

Applied Economics Winter 2015

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

Questions? Contact Steven Helfand.

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

1/5/15  No Seminar No Seminar
1/9/15 (Please note that this is a Friday) Lakshmi Iyer, Harvard Business School Path-Breakers? Women's Electoral Success And Future Political Participation
1/12/15 Jenny Aker, Tufts Fletcher School Of Law & Diplomacy Can Mobile Phones Improve Learning? Short And Long-Term Impacts From An Experiment In Niger
1/19/15 No Seminar, M.L. King Holiday No Seminar
1/20/15 (Please note, this is a Tuesday & seminar will be held from 4:10-5:30 in HUM 1500) Tobias Pfutze, Oberlin College Land Titles And Violent Conflict In Rural Mexico
1/21/15 (Please note, this is an Applied Economics seminar) Qian Lu, University of Texas at Austin The End Of Polarization? Technological Change And Employment In The U.S. Labor Market
1/23/15 (Please note, this is a Friday, but is an Applied Econ seminar) Michael Bates, Michigan State University Public And Private Learning In The Market For Teachers
1/26/15  Michael Kottelenberg, Queens University  Heterogeneity In Child Development: Universal Child Care And Parental Investments
1/27/15 (Please note, this is a Tuesday, but is an Applied Econ seminar and will be held in Spr 2206) Michael Muller-Smith, Columbia University The Criminal And Labor Market Impacts Of Incarceration
1/28/15 (Please note, this is a Wednesday, but is an Applied Econ seminar) Jillian Carr, Texas A&M University  The Effect Of Housing Vouchers On Crime: Evidence From A Lottery
2/2/15 TBA TBA
2/9/15  (Please note, this 
is a joint seminar with School of Public Policy)
Robert Kaestner Effects of Prescription Drug Insurance on Hospitalization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare Part D
2/16/15 No Seminar, Presidents Day Holiday No Seminar
3/2/15 (Please note, 
this is a joint seminar with School of Public Policy; rescheduled from 2/23/15) 

1:10pm to 2:30pm
Daniel Rees Emotional Cues and Low Birth Weight: Evidence from the Super Bowl
3/2/15 Boris Bravo-Ureta, University of Connecticut  A Meta Analysis of the Agricultural Frontier Literature with a Focus on Water Studies
3/9/15 (Please note that this is an Econometrics seminar) Mike McCraken, Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis Evaluating Conditional Forecasts from Vector Autoregressions
3/20/15 Tim Squires, Brown University The Impact of Access to Electricity on Education: Evidence from Honduras

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Department of Economics
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