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Spring 2016

March 28
Chong Xiang, Purdue University
"No Pain, No Gain: The Effects of Exports on Job Injury and Sickness"

April 4
Ralph Koijen, London Business School; Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar
"An Equilibrium Model of Institutional Demand and Asset Prices"

April 11
Mark Egan, University of Minnesota; Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar
"The Market for Financial Adviser Misconduct"

April 18
Casey Mulligan, The University of Chicago
"The Upside-down Economics of Regulated and Otherwise Rigid Prices"

April 25
Stefanie Stantcheva, Harvard University
"Optimal Taxation and R&D Policies"

May 2
Gautam Gowrisankaran
, University of Arizona; Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar
"Does Hospital Electronic Medical Record Adoption Lead to Upcoding or More Accurate Coding?"

May 9
Santiago Caicedo, University of Chicago
"Learning, Career Paths, and the Distribution of Wages," with Robert E. Lucas, Jr. and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

May 16
Steve Cicala, Harris School of Public Policy Studies
"Imperfect Markets versus Imperfect Regulation in U.S. Electricity Generation"

May 23
Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago
"The Birth of American Ingenuity: Innovation and Inventors of the Golden Age"

May 30

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