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Spring 2017

March 27
No meeting

April 3
Ralph Koijen, NYU Stern School of Business; BFI Visiting Scholar
"The Fragility of Market Risk Insurance"

April 10
Francesco Decarolis, Boston University; Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
"Marketing Agencies and Collusive Bidding in Online Ad Auctions"

April 17
Alessandra Voena, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Marriage, Social Insurance and Labor Supply," (with H. Low, L. Pistaferri, and C. Meghir)

April 24
Steven Durlauf, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Understanding the Great Gatsby Curve," (with A. Seshadri)

May 1
Luca Maini, Harvard University
"Reference Pricing as a Deterrent to Entry: Evidence from the European Pharmaceutical Market"

May 8
Sonia Jaffe; Becker Friedman Institute Postdoctoral Scholar
"The Welfare Implications of Health Insurance," joint with Anup Malani

May 15
Benjamin Jones, Northwestern University
"The Dual Frontier: Patentable Inventions and Prior Scientifc Advance"

May 22
Workshop - Cancelled


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