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Apr22014 Estimation and Counterfactuals in Dynamic Structural Models Using an Euler-Equations Policy-Iteration Mapping

3:30 pm

Arvind Magesan

Apr42014 Immigration Restrictions and Labor Market Skills

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. John Kennan

Apr92014 Dynamics of Employment and Productivity in Developing Countries

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jahangir Alam

Apr112014 The Costs of Protecting the Wild: Evidence from Auctions for Natural Resource Development

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Branko Boskovic

Apr162014 Good Firms, Worker Flows and Local Productivity

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Michel Serafinelli

Apr212014 Reading Group - Trevor Tombe

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Trevor Tombe

Apr232014 Why Are Adult Women Missing? Son Preference and Maternal Survival in India

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Annamaria Milazzo

May72014 CEA Miniconference 2014

10:30 am to 5:00 pm

Various graduate students

May142014 Noon Hour Seminars - Matt Webb

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Matt Web

May192014 Reading Group - Pamela Campa

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Pamela Campa

May212014 Noon Hour Seminars - Gustavo Caballero

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Gustavo Caballero

May262014 Reading Group - Atsuko Tanaka

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Atsuko Tanaka

May282014 Noon Hour Seminars - David Johnson

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

David Johnson

Jun42014 Noon Hour Seminars - Jesse Tweedle

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Jesse Tweedle

Jun112014 Noon Hour Seminars - Akio Yamazaki

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Akio Yamazaki

Jun182014 Noon Hour Seminars - Yutaro Sakai

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Yutaro Sakai

Jun252014 Noon Hour Seminars - Ian Heffernan

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Ian Heffernan

Jul22014 Noon Hour Seminars - Ali Shajarizadeh

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Ali Shajarizadeh

Jul92014 Noon Hour Seminars - Naima Farah

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Naima Farah

Jul162014 Noon Hour Seminars - Shan Wan

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Shan Wan

Jul232014 Noon Hour Seminars - Alaz Munzur

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Alaz Munzur

Jul302014 Noon Hour Seminars - Libo Xu

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Libo Xu

Aug62014 Noon Hour Seminars - Maksim Isakin

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Maksim Isakin

Aug132014 Noon Hour Seminars - Sisi Fu

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Sisi Fu

Aug202014 Noon Hour Seminars - Hongru Tan

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hongru Tan

Aug272014 Noon Hour Seminars - Kent Fellows

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Kent Fellows

Sep172014 The Effect of 'No Child Left Behind' Act on Performance of Children

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Razieh Zahedi

Sep172014 The Effect of 'No Child Left Behind' Act on School Performance of Children

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Razieh Zahedi

Sep182014 Blowin’ in the Wind: Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Mar Reguant, Stanford University

Sep192014 The World Income Distribution: The Eff ects of International Unbundling of Production

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Marti Mestieri, Toulouse School of Economics

Sep242014 Monetary Efficiency Gains Through Uncensored Feedback

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

David Johnson

Sep262014 The Long Run Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families - Shari Eli

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Shari Eli, University of Toronto

Oct12014 Competition Policy, Interdependency, and Bayesian Analysis: A Two-Stage Game of Antitrust Liability

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Michael Ata

Oct32014 Congestion Pricing and Children's Health

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Emilia Simeonova, Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business

Oct82014 Personal Beliefs and Public Statements

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Peter Tracy

Oct102014 School Entry Cut-off Date and Timing of Births

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Hitoshi Shigeoka, SFU

Oct142014 Moving the Goalposts: Subjective Performance Benchmarks and the Aumann-Serrano Measure of Riskiness

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Brennan Thompson

Oct152014 Recycling Exhaustible Resources

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

John Boyce

Oct172014 Cooperation on Climate-Change Mitigation

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Stephen Polasky, University of Minnesota

Oct222014 Monetary Policy and Leverage Shocks

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Khandokar Istiak

Oct242014 Credence Goods, Misleading Labels, and Quality Differentiation

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Soham Baksi, University of Winnipeg

Oct292014 Climate Tipping and Economic Growth - Rick van der Ploeg

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Rick van der Ploeg

Oct312014 Ability Tracking, School and Parental Effort, and Student Achievement: A Structural Model and Estimation- Nirav Mehta

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Nirav Mehta, University of Western Ontario

Nov52014 The Capital Structure of a Firm Under Rate of Return Regulation: Durability and the Yield Curve - Kent Fellows

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Kent Fellows

Nov72014 The Prisoners’ Dilemma Trap - Scott Barrett

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Scott Barrett, Columbia University

Nov142014 How Women's Legal Protection from Physical Harm Affects Fertility- Raphael Godefroy

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Raphael Godefroy, University of Montreal

Nov192014 Finish It and It's Free: An Evaluation of College Graduate Subsidies - Matt Webb

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Matt Webb

Nov212014 Green Paradox or Green Unorthodoxy? - Robert Cairns

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Robert Cairns, McGill University

Nov282014 Family Ruptures, Stress, and the Mental Health of the Next Generation

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Petra Persson, Stanford University

Dec32014 Peace Diamonds: Combating Civil War With a Diamond Certification Scheme - Ian Heffernan

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ian Heffernan

Dec42014 Climate Amenities, Climate Change, and American Quality of Life

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Hendrik Wolff, University of Washington

Dec52014 Supervisors and Performance Systems - Fabian Lange

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Fabian Lange, McGill University

Dec122014 Doves for the Rich, Hawks for the Poor? Distributional Consequences of Monetary Policy - Makoto Nakajima

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Makoto Najajima, Federal Resrve Bank of Philadelphia

Jan152015 Tenure in Office and Public Procurement - Decio Coviello

3:00 pm

Decio Coviello, HEC Montreal

Jan162015 Norms Make Preferences Social - Erik Kimbrough

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Erik Kimbrough - Simon Fraser University

Jan212015 College Loans and Human Capital Accumulation on the Job - Atsuko Tanaka

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Atsuko Tanaka

Jan282015 Indebted Sellers, Housing Liquidity and Mortgage Standards - Amy Sun

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Amy Sun, Queen's University

Jan302015 The Effect of Climate on Residential Water Demand - Oscar Zapata

3:00 am to 4:00 am

Oscar Zapata

Feb42015 Economic Growth and Infectious Diseases - Yutaro Sakai

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Yutaro Sakai

Feb62015 Department of Economics Seminar Series - Florian Hoffmann

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

 Florian Hoffmann - Vancouver School of Economics

Feb62015 Department of Economics Seminar Series - Florian Hoffmann

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Florian Hoffmann, University of British Columbia

Feb132015 Maintaining Efficiency While Integrating Entrants From Lower-Performing Groups- Tim Salmon

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Tim Salmon - Southern Methodist University

Feb252015 Financial Incentives and Earnings of Disability Insurance Recipients: Evidence from a Notch Design

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Stefan Staubli

Feb272015 Trade Costs and Household Specialization: Evidence from Indian Farmers- Nick Li

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Nick Li, University of Toronto

Mar42015 Plant-Plant Covariance and Aggregate Volatility - Jesse Tweedle

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Jesse Tweedle

Mar112015 Do Minimum Standards Improve Quality? Evidence from a Revealed Preference Approach - Sebastien Houde

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sebastien Houde - University of Maryland

Mar132015 Can Gender Quotas Empower Women? Evidence from Local Elections in Spain - Pamela Campa

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Pamela Campa

Mar202015 International Production Chains and Portfolio Diversification - Joseph Steinberg

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Joseph Steinberg, University of Toronto

Mar252015 Luck vs Effort: Learning About Income from Different Friends and Neighbors - Gustavo Caballero

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Gustavo Caballero

Mar272015 A Contribution to the Empirics of Reservation Wages - Andreas I. Mueller

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Andreas I. Mueller, Columbia Business School

Apr12015 Assortative Marriages and Inequality - Miguel Olivo-Villabrille

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Apr82015 Environmental Regulations and Labor Market Reallocation - Kunio Tsuyuhara

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Kunio Tysyuhara

Apr102015 Long Term Consequences of Access to Well-child Visits - Aline Bütikofer

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Aline Bütikofer, Norwegian School of Economics

Apr152015 Elephants and Mammoths: Can Ice Ivory Save Blood Ivory? - Naima Farah

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Naima Farah

Apr172015 Damming the Commons: An Empirical Analysis of International Cooperation and Conflict in Dam Location - Sheila Olmstead

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Sheila Olmstead - University of Texas at Austin

Apr222015 Student Aid, Academic Achievement, and Labor Market Behavior; Grants or Loans? - Elena Mattana

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Elena Mattana, CORE, Université catholique de Louvain

Apr242015 Dynamic Complementarities in Human Capital Formation? Family and School Environments - Ofer Malamud

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Ofer Malamud, University of Chicago

Apr292015 Department of Economics Seminar - Dr. Leonardo Bursztyn

3:00 pm

Dr. Leonardo Bursztyn - UCLA Anderson School of Management

May122015 Geography, Value-Added and Gains From Trade: Theory and Empirics - Patrick Alexander

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Patrick Alexander

Jun52015 Confidence and Cognition - Steve Lehrer & Estimating Context-Independent Treatment Effects in Education Experiments - Weili Ding (NYU Shanghai)

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Steve Lehrer  & Weili Ding - School of Policy Studies, Queen's University and NYU Shanghai 

Aug122015 Reconciling Hotelling - Hossein Hosseini

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hossein Hosseini

Sep112015 Research Proximity and Productivity: Long-Term Evidence from Agriculture - Dr. Alex Whalley

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Dr. Alex Whalley, UC Merced

Sep162015 Peace Diamonds: Combating Civil War with a Diamond Certification Scheme - Ian Heffernan

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sep182015 Vanguards in Revolution, Dr. Mehdi Shadmehr

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Mehdi Shadmehr,  University of Miami School of Business

Sep242015 Incentive Design in Education: An Empirical Analysis - Dr. Hugh Macartney

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Dr. Hugh Macartney, Duke University

Sep302015 Exploration Activity, Long Run Decisions, and the Risk Premium in Energy Futures - Dr. Alexander David

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Alexander David (Haskayne School of Business)

Oct22015 Price Perception and Electricity Demand with Nonlinear Tariffs - Dr. Shaun McRae

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Shaun McRae, University of Michigan

Oct72015 Trade Liberalization, Quality-based Competittion, and Export Growth - Shan Wan

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Shan Wan

Oct92015 Optimal Income Taxation with Unemployment and Wage Responses: A Sufficient Statistics Approach- Dr. Kory Kroft

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Kory Kroft, University of Toronto

Oct162015 Health Insurance Exchange Design in an Empirical Equilibrium Labor Market Model - Dr. Naoki Aizawa

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Naoki Aizawa, University of Minnesota

Oct212015 Environmental Regulation and Labor Market Reallocation: A General Equilibrium Analysis - Kunio Tsuyuhara

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Kunio Tsuyuhara

Oct232015 Measuring Market Power and the Efficiency of Alberta's Restructured Electricity Market: An Energy-Only Market Design - Dr. David Brown

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

David P. Brown, University of Alberta

Oct282015 Productivity Gains from International Trade: Does Firm Age Matter?- Jahangir Alam

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Oct302015 Social Risk and the Dimentionality of Intentions - Dr. Jeffrey Butler

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

 Dr. Jeffrey Butler, University of Nevada

Nov42015 The Effect of Known Asymmetric Remuneration on Productivity in a Real(ish) Labor Market - Gustavo Caballero

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Gustavo Caballero, Department of Economics

Nov62015 Immigrant Wages and Recessions: Evidence from Undocumented Mexicans - Dr. Rebecca Lessem

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Rebecca Lessem, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

Nov182015 Airport Size and Urban Growth - Dr. Nicholas Sheard

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Nicholas Sheard - Norwegian University of Science & Technology

Nov272015 Computer Gaming and Test Scores: Cross-Country Gender Differences among Teenagers- Dr. Nicole Fortin

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Nicole Fortin, UBC

Dec22015 Department of Economics Seminar Series - Arvind Magesan

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Arvind Magesan

Dec42015 The Mortality Effects of Retirement: Evidence from Social Security Eligibility at Age 62 - Dr. Maria Fitzpatrick

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Maria Fitzpatrick, Cornell University

Dec92015 Information and the Provision of Domestic Violence Support Services: A Randomized Control Trial- Jesse Matheson

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Jesse Matheson, University of Leicester

Feb52016 Graduate Students Pick - Dr. Paola Giuliano

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Dr. Paola Giuliano, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Feb242016 The Effect of Climate Policy on Competitiveness of Manufacturing in British Columbia - Akio Yamazaki

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Akio Yamazaki

Feb262016 Pass-through of CO2 Emission Costs to Hourly Electricity Prices in Germany- Dr. Beat Hintermann

3:00 am to 4:30 am

Dr. Beat Hintermann - University of Basel 

Mar92016 Who Makes Us Sick and Why: Declining Childhood Vaccination Rates in High Income Communities- Yutaro Sakai

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Yutaro Sakai

Mar112016 Willingness to Pay for Clean Air; Evidence from Air Purifier Markets in China - Dr. Koichiro Ito

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Koichiro Ito, University of Chicago

Mar162016 Politico-Economic Regimes and Attitudes: Female Workers Under State-Socialism - Pamela Campa

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Dr. Pamela Campa

Mar182016 Intergenerational Wealth Formation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from Danish Wealth Records 1984-2013 - Dr. Wojciech Kopczuk

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Wojciech Kopczuk, Columbia University

Mar232016 Married Women's Labour Supply and Intra-Household Bargaining Power - Safoura Moeeni

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Safoura Moeeni

Mar302016 The Marital Wage Premium: An Instrumental Variable Approach - Miguel Olivo

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Miguel Olivo

Apr62016 Beyond the Glass Ceiling: The Effects of Adverse Affirmative Action - the Case of Iranian Women -Atsuko Tanaka

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Atsuko Tanaka

Apr82016 Department of Economics Seminar Series - Arvind Magesan

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Arvind Magesan

Apr152016 Was Sarbanes-Oxley Costly? Evidence from Optimal Contracting of CEO Compensation- Dr. George-Levi Gayle

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. George-Levi Gayle,  Washington University in St. Louis 

Apr202016 'Till the Wells Run Dry: Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing on Agricultural Productivity - Naima Farah

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Naima Farah

Apr222016 Estimating the Heterogeneous Welfare Effects of Choice Architecture: An Application to the Medicare Prescription Drug Insurance Market- Dr. Nick Kuminoff

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dr. Nicolai V. Kuminoff,  Arizona State University 

May182016 Noon Seminars - Younes Ahmadi

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Younes Ahmadi

May252016 PhD Students Mini-Conference

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Jun22016 Second-Year Paper Proposal Presentation

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Jun152016 Noon-hour Seminar - Meng Sun

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Meng Sun

Jun222016 Noon-hour Seminar - Xiaoli Zhang

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Xiaoli Zhang

Jul62016 Noon Seminars - Arezou Zaresani

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Arezou Zaresani

Jul132016 Noon-hour Seminar

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Chi Man Yip

Jul202016 Noon-hour Seminar

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Jahangir Alam

Jul272016 Noon-hour Seminar

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Oscar Zapata

Sep122016 Department of Economics Talk

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Gustavo Caballero

Sep162016 The Rise of Fish Oil: From Feed to Human Nutritional

3:30 pm to 4:15 pm

Professor Atle Øgland

Sep212016 Department of Economics Talk

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Jesse Tweedle

Sep232016 Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Lee Lockwood (Northwestern)

Sep262016 Department of Economics Talk

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Yutaro Sakai

Sep282016 Department of Economics Talk

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Jahangir Alam

Sep302016 Healthcare Access, Costs, and Treatment Dynamics: Evidence from In Vitro Fertilization

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Juan Pantano (University of Chicago)

Oct52016 The Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing on Agricultural Productivity

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Naima Farah                                 

Oct72016 Information Design and Bayesian Persuasion

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Stephen Morris (Princeton)

Oct142016 Who Wins The Peace? Elites, Citizens, and the Decision for War

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Kris Ramsay (Princeton)

Oct192016 Are Energy Efficiency Standards Less Regressive Than Energy Taxes?

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Arik Levinson (Georgetown)

Oct212016 The Million Dollar Question: Can Lending Constraints Cool a Housing Boom?

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Derek Stacey (Ryerson University)

Oct262016 Department of Economics Talk

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Libo Xu

Oct272016 Department of Economics Talk

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Arezou Zaresani

Oct282016 National Policy for Regional Development: Evidence from Appalachian Highways

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Taylor Jaworski (Queens)

Nov42016 Weighing the Military Option: The Effects of Wartime Conditions on Investments in Human Capital

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Hani Mansour (University of Colorado Denver)

Nov92016 Department of Economics Talk

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Miguel Olivo

Nov182016 Using Panel Data to Easily Estimate Hedonic Demand Functions

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Kelly Bishop (Arizona State University)

Nov232016 Department of EconomicsTalk

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Ali Jadidzadeh

Dec22016 CANCELLED - Friday Seminar Series

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Sascha Becker (Warwick)

Dec92016 Friday Seminar Series

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Pierre-Carl Michaud (HEC Montreal)

Feb102017 Friday Seminar Series

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Nicola Persico (Northwestern Kellogg)

Mar32017 The Canadian Productivity Stagnation, 2001-2014

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Pau S. Pujolas Fons (McMaster University)

Mar102017 The Economic Consequences of Immigration - Dr. David Card

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Dr. David Card -2017 Distinguished Lecturer

Mar172017 Relational Contracts with Learning

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Aditya  Kuvalekar (New York University)

Host: Mehdi Shadmehr

Mar242017 Screening and Adverse Selection in Frictional Markets

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Benjamin Lester (Philadelphia Fed)

Mar292017 Wednesday Seminar

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

David Byrne (U Melbourne)

May32017 Wednesday Seminar

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Omid Atabati / Mojtaba Eslami

May312017 Wednesday Seminar Series

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Dr. J.F. Wen

Jul122017 Wednesday Seminar

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Kunio Tsuyuhara

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