Applications of Economics
This workshop meets every Monday at 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in Ro 329. For questions, please contact Virginia Bova.
Monday, April 1
Gregory Clark (University of California, Davis
"Surnames and a Theory of Social Mobility"
Monday, April 8
Erik Hurst (Chicago Booth School of Business)
"Manufacturing Decline, Housing Booms, and Non-Employment"
Monday, April 15
Nathaniel Hendren (Harvard University)
"The Policy Elasticity"
Monday, April 22
John Friedman (Harvard University)
"Active vs. Passive Decisions and Crowd-Out in Retirement Savings Accounts: Evidence from Denmark"
Monday, April 29
Parag Pathak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology
and Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Fellow)
"The Demise of Walk Zones in Boston: Priorities vs. Precedence in School Choice"
Monday, May 6
Glen Weyl (University of Chicago)
"Quadratic Vote Buying"
Monday, May 13
Alberto Bisin (New York University)
"Bend It Like Beckham: Ethnic Identity and Integration"
Monday, May 20
Michael Whinston (Northwestern University)
"Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Reclassification Risk"
Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day Holiday)
Monday, June 3
Scott Baker (Stanford University)
"Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty"
Monday, June 10
Suresh Naidu (Columbia University)
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich (University of California, Berkeley)
"The Employment Effects of Credit Market Disruptions: Firm-level Evidence from the 2008-09 Financial Crisis"
Monday, February 11
Nikhil, Agarwal (Harvard University)
"An Empirical Model of the Medical Match"
Monday, February 18
Edward Morrison ( University of Chicago Law School)
"Health Shocks and Household Financial Fragility:
Evidence from Automobile Crashes and Consumer Bankruptcy Filings"
Monday, February 25
Casey Mulligan (University of Chicago, Department of Economics)
Trevor Gallen (University of Chicago, Department of Economics)
"Affordable Care and the Labor Market"
Monday, March 4
James Hines (University of Michigan Law School)
"Random Policies in Federations"
Monday, March 11
Brent Hickman (University of Chicago)
"Human Capital Investment and Affirmative Action:
A Structural Policy Analysis of U. S. College Admissions"
Monday, March 18
Yona Rubinstein (London School of Economics)
"Using Federal Minimum Wages to Identify the Impact of Minimum
Wages on Employment and Earnings Across the U.S. States"