01/2012 Seminars and Workshops

December 18, 2012 Xiaoxue Zhao and Benjamin Friedrich, Yale University, "Land Tenure Insecurity and Labor Allocation in Rural China", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
December 17, 2012 Alex Cohen, Yale University, "Estimating Firm-Level Financial Frictions", Development Lunch Development Lunch
December 14, 2012 Brian Baisa, Yale University, "Auction Design without Quasilinear Preferences", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper] Micro Theory Lunch
December 13, 2012 Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard University, "Private Information and Insurance Rejections", Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper] Labor/Public Economics Workshop
December 13, 2012 Ted Rosenbaum, Yale University, "Where Do Automotive Suppliers Locate and Why?", Industrial Organization Seminar Industrial Organization Seminar
December 13, 2012 Tommaso Porizio and Gabriele Foa, Yale University, "TBA", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
December 12, 2012 Andrew Newman, Boston University, "Loopholes and the Evolution of Contract Form" (with Philippe Jehiel), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper] Microeconomic Theory Workshop
December 11, 2012 Christopher Neilson, Yale University, "Dynamic Competition Amongst Schools", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
December 11, 2012 Julia Garlick, Corina Mommaerts and Emily Nix, Yale University, "Decomposing Insurance against Income Shocks: The Role of the Extended Family", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
December 11, 2012 Sander Heinsalu, Yale University, "A Logic for Belief in the Existence of Unawareness", Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
December 10, 2012 Hoyt Bleakley, University of Chicago, "Up From Poverty? Free Land and the Long-Term Distribution of Wealth after the 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery" (with Joseph Ferrie), Development Workshop, [Paper] Development Workshop
December 10, 2012 Steven Nafziger, Williams College, "Russian Serfdom and Emancipation: New Empirical Evidence", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
December 10, 2012 Muneeza Alam, "Implication of Financial Constraints on Firm Behavior", Development Lunch Development Lunch
December 10, 2012 Jihyung Lee and Byoung Park, Yale University Ph.D. students, "Job Market mock interviews", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
December 10, 2012 Eric Weese, Yale University, "Political Mergers as coalition formation: An Analysis of the Heisei Municipal Amalgamations", Leitner Graduate Student Workshop Leitner Graduate Student Workshop
December 6, 2012 John Van Reenen, LSE, "Firm Size Distortions and the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from France" (with Luis Caricano and Claire Lelarge), Industrial Organization Seminar, Labor/Public Economics Workshop Industrial Organization Seminar, Labor/Public Economics Workshop
December 6, 2012 Kai Yan and Sebastian Heise, Yale University, "TBA", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
December 5, 2012 to December 6, 2012 Price Fishback, Arizona State University, "Social Welfare Expenditures in the United States and the Nordic Countries: 1900-2003", LEO Workshop LEO Workshop
December 5, 2012 Pablo Faigelbaum, UC Los Angeles, "Market Access and Regional Specialization in a Ricardian World" (with A. Kerem Cosar), International Trade Workshop International Trade Workshop
December 5, 2012 Alexis Toda, Yale University, "A Tractable Quantitative Model of Default and Asset-Backed Securities", Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper] Microeconomic Theory Workshop
December 5, 2012 Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics, Lecture 2: “Bonus Culture” (with Roland Bénabou)
December 4, 2012 Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics, Lecture 1: “Information, Tranching and Liquidity” (with Emmanuel Farhi)
December 4, 2012 David Gelvez and Marcelo Sant'Anna, Yale University, "TBA", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
December 4, 2012 Michael J. Chepiga '79 and Timothy D. Scrantom, Managing Directors, BlackRobe Capital Partners, LLC, "Third-Party Financing of Corporate Litigation" Wasserman Workshop in Law & Finace
December 4, 2012 Christopher Neilson, Yale University, "TBA", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
December 4, 2012 Yingni Guo, Yale University, "Repeated Games with Mediation", Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
December 3, 2012 Marcel Fafchamps, University of Oxford, "Are Gifts and Loans Between Households Voluntary?" (with Margherita Comola), Development Workshop, [Paper] Development Workshop
December 3, 2012 James Duffy, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Sieve Estimation of Nonlinear Cointegrating Regression", Econometrics Research Workshop Econometrics Research Workshop
December 3, 2012 Agostino Inguscio, Yale University, "Characteristics of Long Distance Commerce Emerging from Twelfth-Century Genoese Trading Networks", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
December 3, 2012 Jean Tirole, Scientific Director, The Institut d'Economie Industrielle and Chairman, Toulouse School of Economics, "The Future of Eurozone Regulatory Institutions"
December 3, 2012 Xiang Ma, "School Consolidation and Education", Development Lunch Development Lunch
December 3, 2012 Stefan Schneeberger and Bonny Wang, Yale University Ph.D. Students, Discussion of "To How Many Simultaneous Hypothesis Tests Can Normal, Student's t or Bootstrap Calibration be Applied?" by J. Fan, P. Hall and Q. Yao, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 102(480), 2007, Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
December 3, 2012 Emily Blanchard, Dartmouth University, "U.S. Multinationals and Preferential Market Access"
November 30, 2012 Neil Gandal, Tel Aviv University, "Ain't It Suite? Bundling in the PC Software Market" (with Sarit Markovich and Michael Riordan), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar
November 29, 2012 Helios Herrera, Columbia University, "Turnout and Power Sharing" (with Massimo Morelli and Thomas Palfrey), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
November 29, 2012 Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Columbia University, "Matching Models: Theory and Empirical Application", Labor/Public Economics Workshop Labor/Public Economics Workshop
November 29, 2012 Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Columbia University, "Matching Models: Theory and Empirical Application", Labor/Public Economics Workshop Labor/Public Economics Workshop
November 29, 2012 Johannes Van Biesebroeck, KU Leuven, "The Relationship between Market Structure and Innovation in Industry Equilibrium: A Case Study of the Global Automobile Industry" (with Aamir Rafique Hashmi), Industrial Organization Seminar, International Trade Workshop, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar, International Trade Workshop
November 29, 2012 Gregory Phelan, Yale University, "Colleteral Constraints and the Ambiguous Effects of Increased Uncertainty", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
November 28, 2012 Rami Tabri, McGill University/Cowles visitor, "Bootstrap Tests for Infinite Order Stochastic Dominance via Empirical Likelihood and Restricted Contact Set Estimation", Econometrics Seminar Econometrics Seminar
November 28, 2012 Mary Smith, Duke Nicholas School, "Resource Prices and Ecological Regime Shifts" Environmental Economics Seminar
November 28, 2012 Brian Baisa, Yale University, "Auction Design without Quasilinear Preferences", Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
November 28, 2012 Daniel K. Tarullo, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System, "Regulating Foreign Banks"
November 27, 2012 Lorenzo Magnolfi and Camilla Roncoroni, Yale University, "Robust Information Structure in Empirical Games", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
November 27, 2012 Thomas Mertens, NYU Stern, "Equilibrium Existence and Approximation for Incomplete Market Models with Substantial Heterogeneity", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
November 27, 2012 Quinn Curtis, University of Virginia Law School, "Measuring Fiduciary and Investor Losses in 401(k) Plans"
November 27, 2012 Marianne Bruins, Yale University, "Inequality in the Resources Parents Allocate their Children: 1965-2005", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
November 27, 2012 Dongkyu Chang, Yale University, "TBA", Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
November 26, 2012 Andy Newman, Boston University, "Mismatch, Rematch and Investment" (with Thomas Gall and Patrick Legros), Development Workshop, [Paper] Development Workshop
November 26, 2012 Hiroaki Kaido, Boston University/Cowles visitor, "On Asymptotic Efficiency in a Class of Partially Identified Models", Econometrics Research Workshop Econometrics Research Workshop
November 26, 2012 Melinda Miller, Department of Economics, U.S. Naval Academy, "Measuring the Measurers: The Representativeness of the Boas Sample of the Cherokees", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
November 26, 2012 Xiaoxue Zhao, "Land Tenure Insecurity and Labor Allocation in Rural China", Development Lunch Development Lunch
November 26, 2012 "Memorial Econometrics Lunch in Honor of Halbert White", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
November 26, 2012 Claudio Ferraz, PUC-Rio, "TBA"
November 15, 2012 Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia, "Performance Pay and the Autocovariance Structure of Earnings and Hours", Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper] Labor/Public Economics Workshop
November 15, 2012 Ali Yurukoglu, Stanford University/Cowles Visitor, "Vertical Integration of Regional Sports Networks" (with Greg Crawford, Robin Lee, and Michael Whinston), Industrial Organization Seminar Industrial Organization Seminar
November 15, 2012 Nicholas Werquin, Yale University, "Dynamic Tax Reforms", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
November 14, 2012 Zhijie Xiao, Boston College/Cowles visitor, "Efficient Regression Estimation via Quantile Regressions" (Zhibiao Zhao), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper] Econometrics Seminar
November 14, 2012 Scott Taylor, University of Calgary Economics), "Back to the Future of Green Powered Economies"
November 14, 2012 Lawrence H. Summers, President Emeritus of Harvard University, "Economic Possibilities for Our Children"
November 14, 2012 Tyrrell Rockafellar, University of Washington, "Equilibrium Revisited: Existence, Stability and Evolution", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
November 14, 2012 Michal Fabinger, Penn State, "Trade and Interdependence in a Spatially Complex World", International Trade Workshop, [Paper] International Trade Workshop
November 14, 2012 Tony Smith, Yale University, "A Global Economy - Climate Model With High Regional Resolution"
November 13, 2012 Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard Law, Lecture 2,"Human Error and Paternalism
November 13, 2012 Martin Hackmann, Yale University, "Access to Good Quality of Care: Capacity Constraints and Strategic Admission Policies in the Nursing Home Industry", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
November 13, 2012 Ali Shourideh, Wharton School of Business, "Providing Efficient Incentives to Work: Retirement Ages and the Pension System" (with M. Troshkin), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
November 13, 2012 Melissa Tartari,Yale University, "What Distributional Impacts Mean: Welfare Reform Experiments and Competing Margins of Labor Supply Adjustment", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
November 13, 2012 John Roemer, Yale University, "Kantian Equilibrium: A New Approach to Cooperation", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper] Micro Theory Lunch
November 12, 2012 Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard Law, Lecture 1,"Human Error and Paternalism"
November 12, 2012 David Yanagizawa-Drott, Harvard Kennedy School, "Can Good Products Drive Out Bad? Evidence from Local Markets for (Fake?) Antimalarial Medicine in Uganda", Development Workshop Development Workshop
November 12, 2012 Timothy Christensen, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Nonparametric Stochastic Discount Factor Decomposition'', Econometrics Research Workshop Econometrics Research Workshop
November 12, 2012 Thomas Safley, University of Pennsylvania, "The Paumgartner Failure of 1565: Business and Bankruptcy in a Capitalistic Age", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
November 12, 2012 Sabrin Beg, "Land Inequality, Clientelism and Public Goods", Development Lunch Development Lunch
November 12, 2012 David Childers, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Linearization and Estimation of Functional Rational Expectations Models", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
November 12, 2012 Panel Discussion moderated by Craig B. Brod, "SEC Decisionmaking and Rulemaking: An Agency under Pressure"
November 12, 2012 Pedro Dal Bo, Brown University, "The Demand for Bad Policy When Voters Do Not Understand Equilibrium Effects"
November 9, 2012 Marc Flandreau, The Graduate Institute of Geneva, "TBA"
November 8, 2012 Nicole Fortin, University of British Columbia, "Leaving Boys Behind: Gender Disparities in High Academic Achievement" (with P. Oreopoulos and S. Phipps), Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper] Labor/Public Economics Workshop
November 8, 2012 Guiseppe Dari-Mattiacci, University of Amsterdam/Center for Law & Economics, "Property versus Contract" (with Carmine Guerriero and Zhenxing Huang)
November 8, 2012 Igal Hendel, Northwestern University/Cowles Visitor, "Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Reclassification Risk" (with Ben Handel and Michael Whinston), Industrial Organization Seminar, Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar, Labor/Public Economics Workshop
November 8, 2012 Melanie Morten, Yale University, "Migration and Risk Sharing in Village India", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
November 7, 2012 Byoung Park, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of the Extended Roy Model", Econometrics Seminar Econometrics Seminar
November 7, 2012 Simon Board, UCLA, "Relational Contracts in Competitive Labor Markets" (with Moritz Meyer-Ter-Vehn), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
November 7, 2012 Walker Hanlon, University of California - Los Angeles, "Necessity is the Mother of Invention: Input Supplies and Directed Technical Change", International Trade Workshop International Trade Workshop
November 7, 2012 Roberta Romano '80, Sterling Professor of Law, "How to Craft a Career in Corporate Law: Foundations for Transaction Lawyering, Litigation, Business and Academic Careers"
November 7, 2012 Seth Zimmerman, Yale University, "Wage Returns to Peers, College and Field of Study in Chile", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
November 6, 2012 Richard Langford, Yale University, "Persistence in Vehicle Portfolio Choice Models", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
November 6, 2012 Dan Cao, Georgetown University, "Belief Heteorgeneity, Collateral Constraint, and Asset Prices: A Quantitative Assessment", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
November 6, 2012 Marc Flandreau, Graduate Institute Geneva, "Libel, Liability and Lawyers: The Opaque Origins of the Business of Transparency"
November 6, 2012 Erica Blom,Yale University, "Labor Market Determinants of College Major", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
November 6, 2012 David Rappoport, Yale University, "Do Mortgage Subsidies Help or Hurt Borrowers?", Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
November 5, 2012 Rafael Santos, Yale University, "To Share is to Keep: Politicians, Property Rights and Firm Ownership in Post-Apartheid South Africa", Development Workshop, [Paper] Development Workshop
November 5, 2012 Zhentao Shi, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Estimation and Inference of the Sparse Coefficients when Many Potential Endogenous Variables Present", Econometrics Research Workshop Econometrics Research Workshop
November 5, 2012 Katherine Shester, Washington and Lee,, "The Local Economic Effects of Public Housing in the United States, 1940-1970", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
November 5, 2012 Yu Liu, Yale University, "Fiscal Centralization and Firm Performance", Development Lunch Development Lunch
November 5, 2012 Ji Hyung Lee, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Predictive Quantile Regression with Persistent Covariates" (job market practice talk), Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
November 1, 2012 Panel discussion moderated by President Richard C. Levin, “The Economy and the Election II. Macroeconomics"
November 1, 2012 Richard Blundell, University College London, "Female Labor Supply, Human Capital and Tax Reform", Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper] Labor/Public Economics Workshop
November 1, 2012 Robert Town, University of Pennsylvania, "Mergers When Prices are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry" (with Keith Brand and Gautam Gowrisankaran), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar
November 1, 2012 Max Dvorkin, Yale University, "Segmented Labor Markets, Reallocation Frictions and Business Cycles", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
October 31, 2012 Timothy Armstrong, Yale University, "Multiscale Inference for Conditional Moment Inequalities", Econometrics Seminar Econometrics Seminar
October 31, 2012 Clemens Puppe, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, "The Condorcet Set: Majority Voting over Interconnected Propositions" (with Klaus Nehring and Marcus Pivato), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
October 30, 2012 Daniel Keniston, Yale University, "The Local Economic Effects of Commodity Booms and Busts in Modern America" (with Hunt Allcott), Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
October 30, 2012 Suvi Vasama, Yale University, "Dynamic Moral Hazard, Persistent Private Information, and Limited Liability", Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
October 29, 2012 Melanie Morten, Yale University, "Temporary Migration and Endogenous Risk-Sharing in Village India", Development Workshop Development Workshop
October 29, 2012 Jihyung Lee, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Predictive Quantile Regression with Persistent Covariates", Econometrics Research Workshop Econometrics Research Workshop
October 29, 2012 Lionel Kesztenbaum, INED, "Public Goods and Health Inequality: Lessons from Paris, 1880-1914", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
October 29, 2012 Adam Osman, Yale University, "Tackling Youth Unemployment", Development Lunch Development Lunch
October 29, 2012 Timothy Christensen, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Uniform Sieve Estimation of Eigenelements", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 25, 2012 Joseph Doyle, MIT, "Measuring Returns to Hospital Care: Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns" (with John Graves, Jonathan Gruber, and Samuel Kleiner), Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper] Labor/Public Economics Workshop
October 25, 2012 John Asker, New York University, Stern School of Business, "Vertical Practices Facilitating Exclusion"
October 24, 2012 Richard Blundell, University College London, "Consumption Inequality and Family Labour Supply", [Paper]
October 23, 2012 Venky Venkateswaran, Penn State, "Heterogeneous Information and Labor Market Fluctuations", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
October 23, 2012 Rebecca Edwards, Yale University, "Women’s Labor Supply - Motherhood and Work Schedule Flexibility", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
October 23, 2012 Andrew Postlewaite, University of Pennsylvania/Cowles visitor, "Implementation with Interdependent Values" (with Rich McLean), Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
October 22, 2012 Snaebjorn Gunnsteinsson, Yale University, "Identifying Information Asymmetrics in Insurance: Experimental Evidence on Crop Insurance from the Phillipines", Development Workshop Development Workshop
October 22, 2012 Steve Hindle, Huntington Library, "The Micro-Management of a Late Seventeenth Century English Landed Estate", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
October 22, 2012 Esther Mirjam Girsberger Seelaus, "Migration, Education and Work Opportunities in Burkina Faso", Development Lunch Development Lunch
October 22, 2012 Sebastian Saiegh, University of California San Diego, “A Circumplex Model of Political Conflict: Argentina’s Impossible Game (1955-1966)"
October 18, 2012 Maria Ferreyra, Carnegie Mellon University/Cowles Visitor, "Charter School Entry and School Choice: The Case of Washington, D.C." (with Grigory Kosenok), Industrial Organization Seminar, Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar, Labor/Public Economics Workshop
October 18, 2012 Alexis Toda, Yale University, "The Role of Default and Asset-Backed Securities for Sharing Idiosyncratic Risk", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
October 17, 2012 Jushan Bai, Columbia University, "Likelihood Estimation and Inference of Approximate Factor Models of High Dimension" (with Kunpeng Li), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper] Econometrics Seminar
October 17, 2012 Brent Sohngen, Ohio State AEDE, "Climate Change and Forest Carbon"
October 17, 2012 Larry Epstein, Boston University, "Bayesian Inference and Non-Bayesian Prediction and Choice: Foundations and an Application to Entry Games with Multiple Equilibria" (with Kyoungwon Seo), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
October 17, 2012 Teresa Fort, Dartmouth College, "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Why Firms Fragment Production across Locations", International Trade Workshop, [Paper] International Trade Workshop
October 16, 2012 Paul Scott, Princeton University, "Dynamic Discrete Choice Estimation of Agricultural Land Use", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
October 16, 2012 Laura Veldkamp, NYU Stern, "Germs, Social Networks and Growth" (with A. Fogli), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
October 16, 2012 Mitch Hoffman, Yale University, "The Value of Hiring through Referrals", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
October 16, 2012 Arthur Campbell, Yale University, "A Model of Buzz" (with Dina Mayzlin and Jiwoong Shin), Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper] Micro Theory Lunch
October 15, 2012 John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellowship Lecture: Antoinette Schoar, MIT Sloan Management School, "Shaped by Booms and Busts: The Impact of Economic Conditions on Managerial Outcomes"
October 15, 2012 Vis Taraz, Yale University, "Adaptation to Climate Change: Historical Evidence from the Indian Monsoon", Development Workshop, [Paper] Development Workshop
October 15, 2012 Wei Biao Wu, University of Chicago, "Simultaneous Confidence Bands in Time Series", Econometrics Research Workshop, [Paper] Econometrics Research Workshop
October 15, 2012 Kirsten Wandschneider, Occidental College, "Landschaften as Credit Purveyors - The Example of East Prussia", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
October 15, 2012 Rafael Santos, "To Share is To Keep: Politicians, Property Rights and Firm Ownership in Post-Apartheid South Africa", Development Lunch Development Lunch
October 15, 2012 Leena Kalliovirta, University of Helsinki/Cowles visitor, "From Structural Breaks to Regime Switching: The Nonlinearity in the Process of Income Inequality" (with Tuomas Malinen), Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 15, 2012 Rohini Pande, Harvard University, "Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India"
October 11, 2012 Roland Benabou, Princeton University, "An Empirical Study of Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Litigation: Do the Merits Matter?"
October 11, 2012 Andrew Shephard, University of Pennsylvania, "Taxation in an Empirical Life-Cycle Model", Labor/Public Economics Workshop Labor/Public Economics Workshop
October 11, 2012 Che-Lin Su, University of Chicago/Cowles Visitor, "Estimating Dynamic Discrete-Choice Games of Incomplete Information" (with Michael Egesdal and Zhenyu Lai), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar
October 11, 2012 Lint Barrage, Yale Univesity, "Carbon Taxes in a Dynamic, Second-Best Fiscal Setting", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
October 10, 2012 Panel discussion moderated by President Richard C. Levin, "The Economy and the Election"
October 10, 2012 Hiroaki Kaido, Boston University/Cowles visitor, "Random Coefficients in Static Games of Complete Information" (with Fabian Dunker and Stefan Hoderlein), Econometrics Seminar Econometrics Seminar
October 10, 2012 Adam Brandenburger, New York University, "Quantum Decision Theory" (with Pierfrancesco La Mura) , Microeconomic Theory Workshop
October 10, 2012 Oleg Itshoki, Princeton University, "Exporters, Importers and Exchange Rate Disconnect" (with Mary Amiti and Jozef Konings), International Trade Workshop, [Paper] International Trade Workshop
October 9, 2012 Adam Kapor, Yale University, "The College Market under a Percentage Plan", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
October 9, 2012 Pierre Yared, Columbia School of Business, "A Theory of Political and Economic Cycles" (with L. Ales and P. Maziero), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
October 9, 2012 Florian Ederer, UCLA, "Understanding Peer Effects in Financial Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment" (with Leonardo Bursztyn, Bruno Ferman, Noam Yuchtman), Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop, [Paper] Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
October 9, 2012 Philipp Strack, Universität Bonn, "Inverse Optimal Stopping" (with Thomas Kruse), Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
October 8, 2012 Jaqueline Oliveira, Yale University, "The Value of Children: Intergenerational Transfers, Fertility and Human Capital of Children", Development Workshop Development Workshop
October 8, 2012 Byoung Park, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of the Extended Roy Model", Econometrics Research Workshop Econometrics Research Workshop
October 8, 2012 Warren Whatley, University of Michigan, "The Gun-Slave Cycle in the 18th Century British Slave Trade", Economic History Workshop Economic History Workshop
October 8, 2012 Snaebjorn Gunnsteinsson, "Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard in Crop Insurance", Development Lunch Development Lunch
October 8, 2012 Paola Conconi, University Libre Bruxelles, ,“Policymakers’ Horizon and Trade Reforms"
October 4, 2012 Patrick Kline, UC Berkeley, "Workplace Heterogeneity and the Rise of German Wage Inequality" (with David Card and Joerg Heining), Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper] Labor/Public Economics Workshop
October 4, 2012 Ying Fan, University of Michigan and Harvard University, "Franchisees' Financial Constraints and Franchisors' Franchising Decision" (with Kai-Uwe Kuhn and Francine Lafontaine), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar
October 4, 2012 Xavier Vives, IESE Business School, "Endogenous Public Information and Welfare", Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
October 4, 2012 David Rappoport, Yale University, Why Subsidizing Debt Hurt the Borrowers?", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
October 3, 2012 Wei Biao Wu, University of Chicago, "Inference of Time-varying Regression Models" (with Ting Zhang), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper] Econometrics Seminar
October 3, 2012 Kelsey Jack, Tufts University, "Local Leadership and the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods: Field Evidence from Bolivia"
October 3, 2012 David Atkin, Yale University, "Who's Getting Globalized: the Size and Nature of Intra-National Trade Costs" (with Dave Donaldson), International Trade Workshop, [Paper] International Trade Workshop
October 3, 2012 Elchanan Ben-Porath, Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Cowles visitor, "Optimal Allocation with Costly Verification" (with Eddie Dekel and Barton Lipman), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
October 3, 2012 Johannes Hörner, Yale University, "Recursive Methods In Dynamic Bayesian Games"
October 2, 2012 Keyu Jin, LSE, "Credit Constraints and Growth in a Global Economy" (with S. Guibaudr), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
October 2, 2012 Jamin Speer, Yale University, "The Long-Term Effects of Initial Job Characteristics: Evidence from Early Business Cycle Variation", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
October 2, 2012 Petra Loerke, University of Mannheim/Cowles visitor, "Communication in Public Good Games", Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
October 2, 2012 Koray Cosguner, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, "Implications of Inertial Demand for Prices in the Distribution Channel: A Structural Econometric Approach"
October 1, 2012 Garance Genicot, Georgetown University, "Suicide and Property Rights in India" (with Siwan Anderson), Development Workshop, [Paper] Development Workshop
October 1, 2012 Wei Biao Wu, University of Chicago, "What Is Dependence", Econometrics Research Workshop, [Paper] Econometrics Research Workshop
October 1, 2012 Howard Bodenhorn, Clemson University, "Partnership and Credit in the Nineteenth Century", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
October 1, 2012 Vis Taraz, "Adaptation to Climate Change: Historical Evidence from the Indian Monsoon", Development Lunch Development Lunch
October 1, 2012 Discussion Group, Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 27, 2012 Rebecca Edwards, Yale University, "Women's Labor Supply — Motherhood and Work Schedule Flexibility", Labor/Public Economics Workshop Labor/Public Economics Workshop
September 27, 2012 John Morley, University of Virginia, "An Empirical Study of Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Litigation: Do the Merits Matter?"
September 27, 2012 Andrew Sweeting, Duke University, "Airline Mergers and the Potential Entry Defense" (with James W. Roberts), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar
September 27, 2012 John K.-H. Quah, Oxford University, "A Revealed Preference Test for Weakly Separable Preferences", Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
September 27, 2012 Kieran Walsh, Yale University, "International Maturity Structure and Risk Sharing", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
September 26, 2012 Yongmiao Hong, Cornell University, "Autoregressive Conditional Models for Interval-Valued Time Series Data" (with Ai Han and Shouyang Wang), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper] Econometrics Seminar
September 26, 2012 Mitsuru Igami, Yale University, "Oligopoly in International Commodity Markets: The Case of Coffee Beans", International Trade Workshop, [Paper] International Trade Workshop
September 26, 2012 Ichiro Obara, UCLA, "Collusion and Heterogeneity of Firms", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
September 25, 2012 Ted Rosenbaum, Yale University, "Low Cost Location vs. Right Next Door: Where Do Automotive Suppliers Locate Plants and Why?", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
September 25, 2012 Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel, Wharton School of Business, "The Union Threat", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
September 25, 2012 Leila Jana, Samasource Founder and CEO, "Samasource: Beyond the Headlilnes"
September 25, 2012 Adam Kapor, Yale University, "College Choice under a Percentage Plan", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
September 25, 2012 Chantal Marlats, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris II/Cowles visitor, "Costly Observation in Bandit Problems", Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
September 24, 2012 Tommaso Porzio, Yale University, "Experience Matter: Human Capital and Development Accounting" (with David Lagakos, Ben Moll, Nancy Qian), Development Workshop Development Workshop
September 24, 2012 Byoung Park, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Job Market mock interview", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 24, 2012 Achyuta Adhvaryu, Yale University, "TBA"
September 20, 2012 Martin Browning, Nuffield College, "Income and Consumption: A Micro Semi-structural Analysis", Labor/Public Economics Workshop Labor/Public Economics Workshop
September 20, 2012 Yasutora Watanabe, Northwestern University, "Entry by Merger: Estimates from a Two-Sided Matching Model with Externalities" (with Kosuke Uetake), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper] Econometrics Seminar
September 20, 2012 Monika Piazzesi, Stanford University, "Segmented Housing Search", Macro Lunch Macro Lunch
September 19, 2012 Maximilian Kasy, Harvard University, "Identification in General Triangular Systems", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper] Econometrics Seminar
September 19, 2012 Sheila Olmstead, Yale University, "Resources for the Future"
September 19, 2012 Jennifer Poole, University of California - Santa Cruz, "Trade and Labor Reallocation with Heterogeneous Enforcement of Labor Regulations" (with Rita Almeida), International Trade Workshop, [Paper] International Trade Workshop
September 19, 2012 Juuso Toikka, MIT/Cowles visitor, "Dynamic Mechanism Design" (with Alessandro Pavan and Ilya Segal), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
September 19, 2012 Monica Piazzesi, Stanford University, "Banks' Risk Exposures"
September 18, 2012 Martin Schneider, Stanford University, "Ambiguous Business Cycles" (with C. Ilut), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
September 18, 2012 Marie Laclau, HEC Paris/Cowles visitor, "Communication in Repeated Network Games with Imperfect Monitoring" , Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper] Micro Theory Lunch
September 17, 2012 Rema Hanna, Harvard Kennedy School, The Effect of Pollution on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Mexico City" (with Paulina Oliva), Development Workshop, [Paper] Development Workshop
September 17, 2012 Rami Tabri, McGill University/Cowles visitor, "Asymptotic and Bootstrap Tests for Infinite Order Stochastic Dominance via the Method of Empirical Likelihood", Econometrics Research Workshop, [Paper] Econometrics Research Workshop
September 17, 2012 Andrew Jalil, Occidental College,, "A New History of Banking Panics in the United States, 1825-1929; Construction and Implications", Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
September 17, 2012 Melanie Morten, "Migration and Risk Sharing in Village India", Development Lunch Development Lunch
September 17, 2012 Ji Hyung Lee, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Job Market mock interview", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 17, 2012 Alessandra Casella, Columbia University, ,"Systematic Minority Advantage in Competitive Vote Markets"
September 13, 2012 Thibaut Lamadon, University College London, "Insurance in Labour Markets with Search Frictions", Labor/Public Economics Workshop Labor/Public Economics Workshop
September 13, 2012 Matthew Stephenson, Harvard University, "The Constraining, Liberating, and Informational Effects of Non-Binding Law"
September 13, 2012 Sarit Markovich, Northwestern University, "The Competitive Effect of Multimarket Contact" (with Guy Arie and Mauricio Varela), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar
September 13, 2012 Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale SOM, "The Anatomy of French Production Hierarchies" (with F. Monte and E. Rossi-Hansberg), Macro Lunch, [Paper] Macro Lunch
September 12, 2012 Ji Hyung Lee, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Predictive Quantile Regressions with Persistent Covariates", Econometrics Seminar Econometrics Seminar
September 12, 2012 Laura Bakkensen and Peter Christensen, Yale FES, "The Economics of Tropical Cyclones: Evidence of the Determinants of Damages and Fatalities" (Bakkensen) and "Sprawl in China? A Look at Urban Growth Patterns (1950-2000)" (Christensen)
September 12, 2012 Amit Khandelwal, Columbia Business School, "Trade Liberalization and Embedded Institutional Reform: Evidence from Chinese Exporters" (with Peter Schott and Shang-Jin Wei), International Trade Workshop, [Paper] International Trade Workshop
September 12, 2012 Arthur Robson, Simon Fraser University /Cowles visitor, "Biology and the Arguments of Utility", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
September 11, 2012 Organizational Meeting, Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
September 11, 2012 Rafael Lopes de Melo, University of Chicago, "Firm Heterogeneity, Sorting and the Minimum Wage", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper] Macroeconomics Workshop
September 11, 2012 Brian Baisa, Yale University, "A Probabilistic Vickrey Mechanism for Risk Averse Bidders with Positive Wealth Effects", Micro Theory Lunch Micro Theory Lunch
September 10, 2012 Pam Jakiela, University of Maryland, "Does Africa Need a Rotten Kin Theorem? Experimental Evidence from Village Economies", Development Workshop, [Paper] Development Workshop
September 10, 2012 John Brown, Clark University, "A Direct Test of the Stolper-Samuelson Theorem: The Natural Experiment of Japan" (with Daniel Bernhofen and Tanimoto Masuyuki), Economic History Workshop, [Paper] Economic History Workshop
September 10, 2012 Jaqueline Oliveira, "Fertility and Intergenerational Financial Transfers: Evidence from China, Mexico and Indonesia", Development Lunch Development Lunch
September 10, 2012 James Duffy, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Central Limit Theory for Martingales with Weakly Convergent Conditional Variances", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch, [Paper] Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 10, 2012 Alexandre Debs, Yale University, "Is Transparency a Force for Peace?"
September 6, 2012 Jason Abaluck, Yale University, "Negative Tests and the Efficiency of Medical Care: Investigating the Determinants of Imaging Overuse" (with Leila Agha), Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper] Labor/Public Economics Workshop
September 6, 2012 Paulo Somaini, MIT, "Competition and Interdependent Costs in Highway Procurement", Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper] Industrial Organization Seminar
September 5, 2012 Leena Kalliovirta, University of Helsinki/Cowles visitor, "A Gaussian Mixture Autoregressive Model for Univariate Time Series" (with Mika Meitz and Pentti Saikkonen), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper] Econometrics Seminar
September 5, 2012 Lint Barrage, Yale University, "Carbon Taxes in a Dynamic, Second-best Fiscal Setting"
September 5, 2012 Kyle Bagwell, Stanford University, "The Theory of Optimal Delegation with an Application to Tariff Caps" (with Manuel Amador), International Trade Workshop, [Paper] International Trade Workshop
September 5, 2012 Tomasz Strzalecki, Harvard University/Cowles visitor, "Dynamic Stochastic Choice" (with Drew Fudenberg), Microeconomic Theory Workshop
September 5, 2012 Gerald Jaynes, Yale University, "Empirical Tests of a Behavioral Theory of Differences in black-White Family Structure"
September 4, 2012 Alexis Toda, Yale University, "The Role of Default and Asset-Backed Securities for Sharing Idiosyncratic Risk", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper] Micro Theory Lunch
August 29, 2012 Yuichiro Kamada, Yale University, Asynchronous Revision Games" and "Revision Games" (with Kandori Michihiro), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]