Fall 2017

This workshop meets every Monday at 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in Saieh Hall For Economics (SHFE) 112.  For questions, please contact workshop coordinator Virginia Bova.

Previous Quarters: Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017

September 25
Julian Reif, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Mortality Risk, Insurance, and the Value of Life”

October 2
Pietro Tebaldi, Department of Economics, The University of Chicago
"Distance to Physicians and the Value of Choice in Individual Health Insurance"

October 9
Amanda Starc, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
"A Dose of Managed Care: Controlling Drug Spending in Medicaid"

October 16
No Workshop

October 23
Gaston Illanes, Department of Economics, Northwestern University
"What is the Marginal Effect of Entry? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Liquor Licensure"

October 30
Casey Mulligan, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"The Employer Penalty, Voluntary Compliance, and the Size Distribution of Firms: Evidence from a Survey of Small Businesses"

November 6
Sonia Jaffe, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Quality Externalities on Platforms"

November 13
Barbara Biasi, Department of Economics, Princeton University
"Unions, Salaries, and the Market for Teachers: Evidence from Wisconsin"

November 20
Thomas Wollmann, Chicago Booth School of Business, The University of Chicago
"From Revolving Doors to Regulatory Capture? Evidence from Patent Examiners"

November 27
Isaac Sorkin, Department of Economics, Stanford University
"Bartik Instruments: What, When, Why, and How"

December 4
TBA

 

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