Fall 2016

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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

September 26
Roland Benabou, Princeton University
"Image Versus Information: Changing Societal Norms and Optimal Privacy," with S. Nageeb Ali.

October 3
Ali Ozdagli, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
"Business Complexity and Risk Management: Evidence from Operational Risk Events in U. S. Bank Holding Companies"

October 10
Yana Gallen, Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
"Motherhood and the Gender Productivity Gap"

October 17
Jonathan Skinner, Dartmouth College; Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar
"Overconfidence and the Diffusion of Medical Technology"

October 24
Michael Dinerstein, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Consumer Price Search and Platform Design in Internet Commerce"

October 31
Felix Tintelnot, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"What Drives Home Market Advantage?"

November 7
James Marrone, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Linguistic and Cultural Assimilation as a Human Capital Process"

November 14
Note Speaker Change: Claudia Macaluso, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Skill Remoteness and Post-layoff Labor Market Outcomes," and
Daniel Xie, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Regulatory Growth Theory"

November 21
Chen Yeh, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Are Firm-Level Idiosyncratic Shocks Important for U.S. Aggregate Volatility?", and
Elisa Giannone, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Skilled-Biased Technical Change and Regional Convergence"

November 28
Tomas Philipson, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
"Health Care Adherence and Personalized Medicine" (link updated 11/22)

December 5
Karl Schurter, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
Identification and Inference in First-Price Auctions with Collusion

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