Winter-Spring 2018

This workshop will meet on select Mondays 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, Fall 2017

February 26
Robert Town, University of Texas at Austin
"Externalities and Benefit Design in Health Insurance," with Amanda Starc

March 26
Orazio Attanasio, University College London
"Parental Beliefs and Human Capital Investment" with Flavio Cunha and Pamela Jervis

April 2
Chad Syverson, Chicago Booth School of Business
"Misallocation Measures: The Distortion That Ate the Residual" with John Haltiwanger and Robert Kulick

April 9
Matthew Shum, California Institute of Technology
"Dynamic Labor Supply of Taxicab Drivers: A Semiparametric Optimal Stopping Model" with Nicholas Buchholz and Haiqing Xu

April 16
Matthew Gentry, London School of Economics
"Reference Dependence, Limited Attention, and Intertemporal Substitution in Consumer Choice"

April 23
Michael Dinerstein, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Allocation and Choice in Urban Education"

April 30
Natalie Cox, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
"The Impact of Risk-Based Pricing and Refinancing on the Student Loan Market"

May 7
Ali Hortaçsu, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Trade, Merchants, and the Lost Cities of the Bronze Age"

May 14
Myrto Kalouptsidi, Harvard University
"Georgraphy, Search Frictions and Endogenous Trade Costs" with Giulia Brancaccio and Theodore Papageorgiou

May 21
Roland Fryer, Harvard University and Becker Friedman Visiting Scholar
"Policing the Police: The Impact of Federal Investigations on Crime"

May 28
Memorial Day Holiday - No Workshop

June 4
No Workshop

 

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