Events/Seminars

October 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Jonathan Hawkins
Rural Bank Expansion in India
Development Lunch
12:00pm Bryan Graham, UC Berkeley and Cowles visitor
Dyadic regression analysis
Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Eliana La Ferrara, Bocconi University
with A. Banerjee and V. Orozco
The Entertaining Way to Behavioral Change
Development Workshop
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Claudia Steinwender, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(joint with Reka Juhasz, Columbia University) [Password-protected]
Drivers of Fragmented Production Chains: Evidence from the 19th Century
Economic History Workshop
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
12:00pm Philipp Strack, Economics: Economic Theory & Behavioral Economics, UC Berkeley
Unrealistic Expectations and Misguided Learning
Behavioral Sciences Workshop
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Max Perez Leon
Migration and Distribution of Labor: Evidence from Teachers in Public Schools in Peru
Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
12:00pm John Hillas, University of Auckland
(joint with Dmitriy Kvasov)
Backward Induction in Games without Perfect Recall
Micro Theory Lunch
12:00pm Maliheh Birjandi
When Dust Gets in Our Eyes: Impact of Dust Storms on Economic Productivity, Evidence from the Middle East
International Trade Lunch
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:20pm
2:20pm Danny Yagan, UC/Berkeley
Capitalists in the 21st Century
Macroeconomics Workshop
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Jakub Kastl, Princeton University
joint with L. Dou and J. Lazarev
Quantifying Delay Externalities in Airline Networks
Industrial Organization Seminar
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Ana Maria Santacreu, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
joint with Jie Cai (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics) & Nan Li (International Monetary Fund)
Knowledge Diffusion, Trade and Innovation Across Countries and Sectors
International Trade Workshop
2:30pm Wolfgang Pesendorfer, Princeton University
(joint with Faruk Gul)
Evaluating Ambiguous Random Variables and Updating by Proxy
Microeconomic Theory Workshop
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Bryan Graham, UC Berkeley and Cowles visitor
Homophily and transitivity in dynamic network formation
Econometrics Seminar
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Ana Reynoso - NOTE: This is an extra Labor/Public Lunch and is being held on a different day and in a different location.
The Impact of Divorce Laws on the Equilibrium in the Marriage Market
Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
12:00pm Chuan Du/Luis Fabiano Carvalho Monteiro
Each presentation is 30min
Du: "Changing haircuts: central banks' provision of liquidity insurance" (working title) Montiero: Optimal Taxation with Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection
Macro Lunch
12:00pm Donghyuk Kim
The Effect of State and Local Business Incentives on Manufacturers’ Location Decisions
Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Noriko Amano, Yale University
Nutrition Inequality
Labor/Public Economics Workshop
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm No Meeting
No Meeting
Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
12:00pm Eoin McGuirk
No Kin in the Game? Moral Hazard and War in the U.S. Congress
Development Lunch
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Patrick Francois, University of British Columbia
with Siwan Anderson (UBC)
Reservations and the Politics of Fear
Development Workshop
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Jonathan Pritchett, Tulane University
Demographic Causes and Consequences of the Interregional Slave Trade: The Slave Breeding Hypothesis
Economic History Workshop
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Ro'ee Levy
Is Social Media News Persuasive? A Field Experiment Design
Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
12:00pm Rohit Lamba, Penn State University
(joint with Henrique de Oliveira)
Rationalizing Dynamic Choices
Micro Theory Lunch
12:00pm Fabian Schrey
Trade-Networks and Innovations: Evidence from 19th and 20th Century Patent Data
International Trade Lunch
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:20pm
2:20pm Ruediger Bachmann, Yale
joint w/ Sebastian Rüth
Systematic Monetary Policy and the Macroeconomic Effects of Shifts in Loan-to-Value Ratios
Macroeconomics Workshop
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Paul Scott, NYU - Stern School of Business
Estimating Market Power: Evidence from the US Brewing Industry
Industrial Organization Seminar
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Frank Schorfheide, University of Pennsylvania
"DSGE Model Econometrics"
Cowles Lunch Talk
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Bruno Strulovici, Northwestern University
Mediated learning, fabrication, and institutional unraveling
Microeconomic Theory Workshop
2:30pm Javier Bianchi, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
joint with Juan Carlos Hatchondo (Indiana U. and U. of Wisconsin) & Leonardo Martinez (International Monetary Fund)
International Reserves and Rollover Risk
International Trade Workshop
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Xiaoxia Shi, University of Wisconsin and Cowles visitor
(joint with Matthew Shum and Wei Song)
Estimating Semi-parametric Panel Multinomial Choice Models using Cyclic Monotonicity
Econometrics Seminar
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Rebecca McKibbin - CANCELLED
Clinical Trials & Regulation: Lessons From Off-label Oncology
Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
12:00pm Tong Zhang
Haircut Cycles
Macro Lunch
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Ran Abramitzky, Stanford University
Cultural Assimilation During Two Ages of Mass Migration
Labor/Public Economics Workshop
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Xiaoxia Shi, University of Wisconsin and Cowles visitor
A Semi-Nonparametric Estimator for Random Coefficient Logit Demand Models
Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
12:00pm Jaya Wen
Misallocation, State Ownership, and Social Control
Development Lunch
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Kevin Donovan, University of Notre Dame (visiting Yale)
Eliminating Uncertainty in Market Access: The Impact of New Bridges in Rural Nicaragua
Development Workshop
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Andrew Goodman-Bacon, Vanderbilt University
[Paper not available]
Family Structure and Welfare Participation in the 1960s: The Role of Legal Services
Economic History Workshop
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm aniel Salzman, MD, Phd, Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Columbia University
TBA
Behavioral Sciences Workshop
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Brian Greaney
A Quantitative Spatial Model With Homeownership
International Trade Lunch
12:00pm Ling Zhong
Estimating the Value of Educational Quality in China with Beijing School District Assignment Policies
Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
12:00pm Larry Samuelson, Yale University
The Wisdom of a Confused Crowd: Model-Based Inference
Micro Theory Lunch
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Mark Shepard, Harvard University
joint with Amy Finkelstein (MIT) & Nathaniel Hendren (Harvard)
Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: Evidence from Massachusetts
Industrial Organization Seminar
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm BREAK
No Meeting
Microeconomic Theory Workshop
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm No Seminar
Recess
Econometrics Seminar
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Rebecca McKibbin
Clinical Trials & Regulation: Lessons From Off-label Oncology
Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm NO MEETING
No Meeting
Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
12:00pm Xiaoxue Zhao
Cooperatives and Market Integration of Smallholder Farmers: a Randomized Experiment
Development Lunch
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Kelsey Jack, Tufts University
Seasonal Liquidity, Rural Labor Markets and Agricultural Production: Evidence from Zambia
Development Workshop
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Paul Erdkamp, Free University, Brussels
- working paper
Malthus, Climate and the Decline of the Roman World: Some Critical Remarks
Economic History Workshop
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Douglas Diamond, University of Chicago
*At the Occasion of the Wilbur Cross Medal Award* Special Event - Please note different location
Liquidity Requirements, Liquidity Choice and Financial Stability
Cowles Lunch Talk
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 2:20pm
2:20pm Mark Huggett, Georgetown
joint with Alejandro Badel & Wenlan Luo
Taxing Top Earners: A Human Capital Perspective
Macroeconomics Workshop
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Dov Samet, Tel Aviv University and Yale University
TBA
Microeconomic Theory Workshop
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm No Seminar
No Seminar
Econometrics Seminar
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Antoine Arnoud
Automation Threat and Wage Bargaining
Macro Lunch
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Jujung Whang, Yale University
TBA
Labor/Public Economics Workshop
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Roger Moon, USC and Cowles visitor
TBA
Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
12:00pm Yujung Whang
Dynamic Sorting and the Social Integration of Muslim immigrants in Great Britain
Development Lunch
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm Ray Fisman, Boston University
Financial Disclosure and Political Selection: Evidence from India
Development Workshop
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
4:00pm Elisabeth Perlman, Division of Economic Studies/Census Bureau
(including tips on how to perform automated text analysis on OCRed documents) [Paper not available]
Patents, Urbanization, and Transportation in Nineteenth Century America
Economic History Workshop
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
12:00pm Ian Ball, Yale University
Optimal Continuous Disclosure
Micro Theory Lunch
12:00pm Monica Morlacco
TBD
International Trade Lunch
12:00pm Katherine Wagner & Yen Tran
TBD
Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
12:00pm Jesse Shapiro, Economics, Brown University
TBA
Behavioral Sciences Workshop
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 2:20pm
2:20pm Timo Boppart, Stockholm University
Joint w/ Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Pete Klenow, and Huiyu Li
Missing Growth from Creative Destruction
Macroeconomics Workshop
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 2:30pm
2:30pm JP Dube, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Scalable Price Targeting
Industrial Organization Seminar

October 2017