01/2013 Seminars and Workshops

December 12, 2013 Adair Morse, UC Berkeley/School of Business, "Lawyers in the Executive Suite: The Value of Gatekeepers as Internal Governance"
December 10, 2013 Dongkyu Chang, Yale University, "Bargaining with Arrival of New Buyers", Micro Theory Lunch
December 9, 2013 Emily Nix, Yale University, “Modeling Education Spillovers”, Development Lunch
December 5, 2013 Yaniv Ben Ami, Yale University, "Endogenous Leverage in DSGE Due to Heterogeneous Elasticity of Intertemporal Substitution", Macro Lunch
December 4, 2013 Arie Beresteanu, University of Pittsburgh, "Random Utility, Consideration Sets and Status Quo Bias", Econometrics Seminar
December 4, 2013 Philipp Strack, Microsoft, "Risk-Taking and Competition in Financial Markets", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
December 4, 2013 Ariel Pakes, Harvard University, "Hospital Choice, Hospital Prices, and Financial Incentives to Physicians" (with Kate Ho), [Paper]
December 3, 2013 Ben Lester, Philadelphia FED, "Competing with Asking Prices" (with L. Visschers and R. Wolthoff), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
December 3, 2013 Vitor Farinha Luz, Yale University, "Dynamic Competitive Screening", Micro Theory Lunch
December 2, 2013 Anja Sautmann, Brown University, "Credit Constraints and the Measurement of Time Preferences" (with Mark Dean), Development Workshop, [Paper]
December 2, 2013 Noel Maurer, Harvard Business School, "Can 'Good' Institutions be Exported? The Failure of U.S. Fiscal Receiverships in Latin America, 1904-34", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
December 2, 2013 Stefan Schneeberger & Gerardo Ruiz Sanchez, Schneeberger: "Recent Developments in the Econometrics of Networks" & Ruiz Sanchez: "The Econometrics of Disentangling Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection in Health Insurance Markets", Econometrics Research Workshop
December 2, 2013 Gabriella Santangelo, Yale University, "Microenterprises in an Agricultural Setting: Occupational Choice and Economic Development in Rural India”, Development Lunch
December 2, 2013 Giovanni Compiani, "Partial Identification of First-price Auctions with Unobserved Heterogeneity, Endogenous Participation and Sample Selection", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
November 21, 2013 Petra Moser, Stanford University, "TBA"
November 21, 2013 Petra Moser, Stanford/Economics, “Dead Poets’ Property”
November 21, 2013 Tommaso Porzio, Yale University, "Growth, Technology, and Human Capital: A Model to Reconcile Micro and Macro Returns to School", Macro Lunch
November 20, 2013 Xu Cheng, University of Pennylvania, "Shrinkage Estimation of Dynamic Factor Models with Structural Instabilities" (with Zhipeng Liao, Frank Schorfheide), Econometrics Seminar
November 20, 2013 Daniel Kraehmer, University of Bonn, visiting Cowles, "Optimal Stopping in a Principal-Agent Model With Hidden Information and No Monetary Transfers", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
November 19, 2013 Michael Woodford, Columbia University, visiting Yale, "Conventional and Unconventional Monetary Policy with Endogenous Collateral Constraints*" (A. Araujo & S. Schommer), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
November 19, 2013 Yingni Guo, Yale University, "Dynamic Delegation of Experimentation", Micro Theory Lunch
November 18, 2013 Christopher Woodruff, University of Warwick, "Managerial Capital and Productivity: Evidence from a Training Program in the Bangladeshi Garment Sector", Development Workshop
November 18, 2013 Ross Thomson, University of Vermont, "The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same? The Maturation of the U.S. Innovation System, 1865-1929", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
November 18, 2013 Igor Kheifets, New Economic School, visiting Cowles, "Quantile Regression for Count Data", Econometrics Research Workshop
November 18, 2013 Sabrin Beg, Yale University, Interlinked Tenancy Contracts and Clientelism, Development Lunch
November 18, 2013 Gregory Cox, "Alternative Asymptotics and the Partially Linear Model with Many Regressors", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
November 15, 2013 Yanwen Wang, Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing, Emory University, “Does Brand Strength Moderate the Effectiveness of Counter-Marketing Techniques? The Case of Cigarettes”
November 14, 2013 Sebastian Heise, Yale University, "Long-term relationships in producer markets", Macro Lunch
November 13, 2013 Ben Polak, "An Economic View from the Provost's Office"
November 13, 2013 Kirill Evdokimov, Princeton, “Diagnostics for Exclusion Restrictions in Instrumental Variables Estimation”, Econometrics Seminar
November 13, 2013 Dov Samet, Tel Aviv University, "Non-Bayesian Rationality" (with John Hillas), Microeconomic Theory Workshop
November 12, 2013 Matteo Maggiori, NYU/Stern, ""International Liquidity and Exchange Rate Dynamics" (with Xavier Gabaix), Macroeconomics Workshop
November 12, 2013 Eduardo Faingold, Yale University, "The Value of a Reputation Under Imperfect Monitoring", Micro Theory Lunch
November 11, 2013 Kaivan Munshi, Brown University, "Black Networks After Emancipation: Evidence from Reconstruction and the Great Migration" (with Kenneth Chay), Development Workshop, [Paper]
November 11, 2013 Steve Usselman, Georgia Tech, "Restructuring U.S. R&D: A Long View", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
November 11, 2013 Sabyasachi Das, Yale University, "Deliberation in a Representative Democracy: The Case of Local Public Meetings in Indian Village Councils", Development Lunch
November 11, 2013 Samuele Centorrino, Brown University, "On the Implementation of Nonparametric IV with Data Driven Choice of the Regularization Parameter", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
November 7, 2013 Yehonatan Givati, Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Law, "TBA"
November 7, 2013 Erin Johnson, MIT, "Physicians Treating Physicians: Information and Incentives in Childbirth" , Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper]
November 7, 2013 Yehonatan Givati, Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Law, "Organizational Structure, Police Activity and Crime"
November 7, 2013 Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale SOM, "The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy" Joint with Fernando Parro, Macro Lunch, [Paper]
November 6, 2013 Zhentao Shi, Yale University, "Econometric Estimation with High-Dimensional Moment Equalities", Econometrics Seminar
November 6, 2013 Scott Kominers, Harvard University, "Designing for Diversity in Matching" (with T. Sönmez) , Microeconomic Theory Workshop
November 6, 2013 Andrew Skrzypacz, Stanford University, "Costs and Benefits of Dynamic Trading in a Lemons Market" (with William Fuchs), [Paper]
November 5, 2013 Benjamin Moll, Princeton University, "Heterogeneous Agent Models in Continuous Time", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
November 5, 2013 Andy Skrzypacz, Stanford University, "Dynamic Trading: Price Inertia, Front-Running and Relationship Banking", Micro Theory Lunch
November 4, 2013 Xiaoxue Zhao, Yale University, "To Reallocate or Not? Optimal Land Institutions under Communal Tenure: Evidence from China", Development Workshop
November 4, 2013 Andrei Markevich, New Economic School, "Economic Consequences of Emancipation of Serfs: Evidence from Russia" (with Ekaterina Zhuravskaya), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
November 4, 2013 Michal Kolesar, Princeton University, visiting Cowles, "Constructing Admissible Confidence Sets by Inverting a Family of Tests", Econometrics Research Workshop
November 4, 2013 Julia Garlick, Yale University, "Human Capital and Entrepreneurship in Thailand" , Development Lunch
November 4, 2013 Bjorn Tuypens, Platinum Grove Asset Mgmt, "Non-stationarity on Wall Street", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 31, 2013 Kieran Walsh, Yale University, "Portfolio Choice and Partial Default in Emerging Markets: A Quantitative Analysis", Macro Lunch
October 30, 2013 Tim Christensen, Yale University, "Estimating the Long-run Implications of Dynamic Asset Pricing Models", Econometrics Seminar
October 30, 2013 Jorgen Weibull, Stockholm School of Economics, "Settled Equilibria" (with Roger Myerson), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
October 30, 2013 Mike Woodford, Columbia University, visiting Yale, "Efficient Perceptual Coding and Reference-Dependent Choice", [Paper]
October 29, 2013 Richard Rogerson, Princeton University, "Retirement, Home Production and Labor Supply Elasticities" (with Johanna Wallenius), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
October 29, 2013 Sander Heinsalu, Yale University, "Noisy Signalling Over Time", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
October 28, 2013 Muneeza Alam, Yale University, "Coping with Blackouts: Power Outages and Firm Choices", Development Workshop
October 28, 2013 Allison Shertzer, University of Pittsburgh, "Race, Ethnicity, and Zoning: The Case of Chicago's First Comprehensive Land Use Ordinance" (with Tate Twinam and Randall Walsh), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
October 28, 2013 Tim Armstrong, Yale, "On the Choice of Test Statistic for Conditional Moment Inequalities", Econometrics Research Workshop
October 28, 2013 Tim Christensen, Yale University, Job Market Paper Proofs, Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 28, 2013 Tommaso Porzio, Yale University , "Growth, Technology, and Human Capital: A Model to Reconcile Micro and Macro Returns to School", Development Lunch
October 24, 2013 John Roberts, Stanford/Graduate School of Business, "Does Working From Home Work? Evidence From a Chinese Experiment"
October 22, 2013 Alessandro Dovis, Penn State, "Rethinking Optimal Currency Areas'' (with V.V. Chari and Patrick Kehoe), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
October 21, 2013 Adam Osman, Yale University, "Occupational Choice Under Credit and Information Constraints", Development Workshop
October 21, 2013 Alain Bresson, University of Chicago, "Money, Trade and Taxes in Southern Anatolia in the Second Century BCE", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
October 21, 2013 Cristoph Breuning, Mannheim, visiting Cowles, "Nonparametric Estimation in Case of Endogeneous Selection", Econometrics Research Workshop
October 21, 2013 Soo Kim, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, "Two Paths from Boredom to Consumption”
October 18, 2013 Elisabeth Honka, Naveen Jindal, School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, “Simultaneous or Sequential? Search Strategies in the U.S. Auto Insurance Industry “
October 17, 2013 Maximilano Dvorkin, Yale University, "Sectoral Shocks, Reallocation and Unemployment in Competitive Labor Markets", Macro Lunch
October 16, 2013 Simon Lee, Seoul National University, visiting Cowles, "Testing for a General Class of Functional Inequalities" (with Kyungchul Song and Yoon-Jae Whang), Econometrics Seminar
October 16, 2013 Paul Cuff, Princeton University, "Rate-Distortion Theory for Communication in Games", [Paper]
October 16, 2013 Idione Meneghel, University of Queensland, "Savage Games: A Theory of Strategic Interaction with Purely Subjective Uncertainty" (with Simon Grant, Rabee Tourky), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
October 16, 2013 Ed O’Brien, University of Michigan, “Too Much Experience: A Desensitization Bias in Emotional Perspective Taking”
October 15, 2013 Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Seoul Nt'l University & Cowles visitor, "The Lasso for High-Dimensional Regression with a Possible Change-Point", Econometrics Research Workshop, [Paper]
October 15, 2013 Ricardo Lagos, NYU, visiting Yale, Trade Dynamics in the Market for Federal Funds" (with Gara Afonso)., Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
October 15, 2013 Anne-Katrin Roesler, University of Bonn and Yale University, "The Value of Information in Matching Tournaments", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
October 14, 2013 Frederico Finan, University of California, Berkeley, "Mis-allocation of Political Capital" (with Maurizio Mazzocco), Development Workshop
October 14, 2013 Tirthankar Roy, London School of Economics, "Geography or Politics? Regional Inequality in Colonial India", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
October 14, 2013 Alex Cohen, Yale University , "Farm Production Function Estimation and Some Potential Applications", Development Lunch
October 14, 2013 Zhentao Shi, Yale PhD, "Abstract & Interview", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 11, 2013 Pinar Yildirim, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania , “Competing by Restricting Choice"
October 10, 2013 Shane Frederick, Yale/SOM, "The Bat and Ball Problem" & "Cognitive Reflection and Decision Making"
October 10, 2013 Gregory Phelan, Yale University, "Financial Intermediation, Leverage, and Macroeconomic Instability", Macro Lunch
October 9, 2013 Christoph Breunig, Mannheim, visiting Cowles, "Specification Testing in Nonparametric Instrumental Quantile Regression", Econometrics Seminar
October 9, 2013 Sergiu Hart, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "Two(!) Good To Be True", Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
October 9, 2013 Aleh Tsyvinski, Yale University, "Was Stalin Necessary for Russia's Economic Development?" (with Anton Cheremukhin, Mikhail Golosov, and Sergei Guriev), [Paper]
October 8, 2013 Javier Bianchi, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Optimal Time-Consistent Macroprudential Policy in an Equilibrium Model of Overborrowing and Financial Crises", Macroeconomics Workshop
October 8, 2013 Ken Binmore, University of Bristol, visiting Cowles, "How Much Ambiguity Aversion? Finding Indifferences between Ellsberg's Risky and Ambiguous Bets", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
October 7, 2013 Yu Liu, Yale University, "Informal Taxation and Missing Middle: The Effect of Local Tax Revenue Reductions on the Firm Size Distribution in China", Development Workshop
October 7, 2013 Cihan Artunc, Yale University , "Legal Pluralism, Contracts and Trade in the Ottoman Empire", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
October 7, 2013 David Childers, Yale PhD, "Linearization of Rational Expectations Models in Function Space", Econometrics Research Workshop
October 7, 2013 Hema Yoganarasimhan, University of California, Davis, “The Value of Reputation in an Online Freelance Marketplace”
October 7, 2013 Xiaoxue Zhao, Yale University, "To Reallocate or Not? Optimal Land Institutions under Communal Tenure: Evidence from China", Development Lunch
October 7, 2013 Peter Phillips, Yale, Keynote Lecture FEMES Meeting 2008 - DVD, Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 2, 2013 Michal Kolesar, Princeton University, visiting Cowles, "Integrated Likelihood Approach to Inference with Many Instruments", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
October 2, 2013 Eran Shmaya, Northwestern University, "Learning and Fundamentals in a Stationary Environment" (with Nabil Al-Najjar), Microeconomic Theory Workshop
October 2, 2013 Gary Gorton, Yale SOM, "Banks as Secret Keepers" (with Tri Vi Dang, Bengt Holmström, and Guillermo Ordoñez), [Paper]
October 1, 2013 Sofia Moroni, Yale University, "Multi-Dimensional Cheap Talk", Micro Theory Lunch
September 30, 2013 Camilo Dominguez, Yale University, "Aggregate Effects on the Marriage Market of an Increase in Educational Attainment", Development Workshop
September 30, 2013 Daniel Fetter, Wellesley College, "The Home Front: Rent Control and the Rapid Wartime Increase in Home Ownership", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
September 30, 2013 Tim Christensen, Yale University, "Estimating the Long-run Implications of Dynamic Asset Pricing Models", Econometrics Research Workshop
September 30, 2013 Muneeza Alam, Yale University, "Coping with Blackouts: Power Shortage and Firm Choices", Development Lunch
September 30, 2013 Tim Christensen, Yale University, Job market Abstract/Interview, Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 26, 2013 Daniel Klerman, University of Southern California/Law, "Rethinking Personal Jurisdiction"
September 25, 2013 Jean-Pierre Florens, Toulouse School of Economics, visiting Cowles, "Well posed Nonlinear Inverse Problems in Game Econometric Models", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
September 25, 2013 Vijay Krishna, Penn State, visiting Cowles, "Majority Rule and Utilitarian Welfare", Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
September 24, 2013 Saki Bigio, Columbia Business School, ""Banks, Liquidity Management and Monetary Policy" (with Javier Bianchi), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
September 24, 2013 Kareen Rozen, Yale University, "TBA", Micro Theory Lunch
September 23, 2013 Daron Acemoglu, MIT, "The Value of Political Connections in Turbulent Times: Evidence from the United States"
September 23, 2013 Omer Moav, University of Warwick, "Geography, Transparency and Institutions" (with Joram Mayshar and Zvika Neeman), Development Workshop, [Paper]
September 23, 2013 Marc Flandreau, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, "Anthropology and the Stock Exchange, 1863-1875" (Paper is password protected), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
September 23, 2013 Zhentao Shi, Yale University, "Estimation and Inference under High-Dimensional Moment Equalities", Econometrics Research Workshop
September 23, 2013 Adam Osman, Yale University, "Occupational Choice Under Credit and Information Constraints", Development Lunch
September 23, 2013 Emily Nix, Yale University, "A New Computational Approach to Estimating Nonlinear Models with Imperfectly Measured or Endogenous Variables", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 20, 2013 Sullivan & Cromwell Conference on Challenges in Global Financial Services, Panels 1 through 4
September 18, 2013 Joachim Freyberger, Wisconsin, "Nonparametric Panel Data Models with Interactive Fixed Effects", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
September 18, 2013 Benjamin Golub, Harvard University, "A Network Approach to Public Goods", Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
September 18, 2013 Liran Einav, Stanford University, "Empirical Models of Demand for Insurance"
September 17, 2013 Enrique Sentana, CEMFI, "Is a Normal Copula the Right Copula?" (with Dante Amengual), Econometrics Research Workshop
September 17, 2013 Eran Yashiv, Tel Aviv University, "Worker Matching and Firm Value" (with Espen Moen), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
September 17, 2013 Sander Heinsalu, Yale University, "Continuous Time Noisy Signalling", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
September 16, 2013 Santosh Anagol, University of Pennsylvania/Wharton, "The Runner-Up Effect: Evidence from Elections" (with Thomas Fujiwara) *NOTE: Paper is password protected., Development Workshop, [Paper]
September 16, 2013 Leslie Hannah, London School of Economics, "Corporate Law and Divergent Industrial Organization in Europe and America ca. 1910", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
September 16, 2013 Yu Liu, Yale University, "Missing Middle and Informal Taxation: The Effect of Local Tax Revenue Reduction on Firm Size Distribution in China", Development Lunch
September 16, 2013 Peter Phillips, Yale, "Econometric Beginnings and Endings: 2", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 12, 2013 Robert Bartlett, UC Berkeley/Law, "Shall We Haggle in Pennies at the Speed of Light or in Nickels in the Dark? How Minimum Price Variation Regulates High Frequency Trading and Dark Liquidity"
September 11, 2013 Adam Rosen UCL, visiting Cowles, "Generalized Instrumental Variable Models" (with A. Chesher), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
September 11, 2013 Zvika Neeman, Tel Aviv University, visiting Cowles, "Betrayal of Intentions in 2-Player Games" (with Benjamin Bachi, Sambuddha Ghosh), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
September 10, 2013 Edouard Schaal, NYU, visiting Cowles, "The Uncertainty Traps" (with Pablo Fajgelbaum, Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
September 10, 2013 Vitor Farinha Luz, Yale University, "Dynamic Competitive Screening", Micro Theory Lunch
September 9, 2013 Daniel Bennett, University of Chicago, "The Market for High-Quality Medicine", Development Workshop, [Paper]
September 9, 2013 Adam Rosen, UCL, visiting Cowles, "Applications of Generalized Instrumental Variable Models for Treatment Effects and Simultaneous Ordered Response", Econometrics Research Workshop, [Paper]
September 9, 2013 Camilo Dominguez, Yale University, "Aggregate Effects on the Marriage Market of an Increase in Educational Attainment", Development Lunch
September 9, 2013 Zhentao Shi, Yale University, "Convergence Proofs for Boosting Algorithms Applied to Structural Equations with Many Variables", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 4, 2013 Igor Kheifets, New Economics School, visiting Cowles, "New Goodness-of-fi t Diagnostics for Conditional Discrete Response Models" (with C. Velasco), Econometrics Seminar
September 4, 2013 Daniel Barron, Yale University, visiting Cowles, "The Allocation of Future Business: Dynamic Relational Contracts with Multiple Agents" (with Isaiah Andrews), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
September 3, 2013 Yingni Guo, Yale University, "Optimal Delegation Contract with Exponential Bandits", Micro Theory Lunch
July 5, 2013 Françoise Forges, University of Paris-Dauphine, "Bayesian Repeated Games", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
May 21, 2013 Marianne Bruins, "Taxation and Welfare, and the Resources Parents Allocate to Children", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
May 20, 2013 Camilo Dominguez, "Effects of a Shift in Education Levels on the Indonesian Marriage Market", Development Lunch
May 15, 2013 Flavio Toxvaerd, University of Cambridge, The Optimal Control of Infectious Diseases via Prevention and Treatment" (with Robert Rowthorn), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
May 15, 2013 Alumni Breakfast in New York City, "No Cure for Insomnia: Why the FCPA Keeps Corporate Executives Up At Night"
May 14, 2013 Chantal Marlats, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris II, "Production of Knowledge and Observation Constraints", Micro Theory Lunch
May 13, 2013 Gabriella Santangelo, "Microenterprises in an Agricultural Setting: Seasonality and Occupational Choices in Rural India", Development Lunch
May 10, 2013 Stavros Panageas, University of Chicago, "TBA"
May 9, 2013 Seth Zimmerman, Yale University, "Causal Estimates of the Returns to Postsecondary Education in Chile: Field of Study, Selectivity, and Coursework", Labor/Public Economics Workshop
May 9, 2013 Daniel Keniston, Yale University, "Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resoruce Booms in Modern America", Industrial Organization Seminar
May 7, 2013 Lorenzo Magnolfi, "Learning Foundations for Empirical Games", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
May 7, 2013 Shyam Sunder, Yale University, "Decoupling Markets and Individuals: Rational Expectations Equilibrium Outcomes from Information Dissemination Among Boundedly-Rational Traders" (with Karim Jamal and Michael Maier), Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
May 7, 2013 Seth Zimmerman, "Making Top Corporate Management: The Role of Elite Education", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
May 6, 2013 Jo van Biesebroeck, University of Leuven, "WTO Accession and Performance of Chinese Manufacturing Firms" (with Loren Brandt, Luhang Wang, Yifan Zhang), Development Workshop, [Paper]
May 6, 2013 James Duffy, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Sieve Estimation of Nonlinear Cointegrating Regressions", Econometrics Research Workshop
May 6, 2013 Eleonora Patacchini, Syracuse University, "Peer Effects: Social Multiplier or Social Norms?"
May 6, 2013 Muneeza Alam, "Coping with Blackouts: Power Shortages and Firm Choices", Development Lunch
May 6, 2013 Zhentao Shi, Yale University Ph.D. student, Identification of a Structural Pairwise Regression Model with Unobservable Heterogeneity and Partial Observation", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
May 2, 2013 Amanda Kowalski, Yale University, "Estimating the Value of Reducing Health Insurance Reclassification Risk for the Nonelderly", Labor/Public Economics Workshop
May 2, 2013 Benjamin Handel, UC Berkeley , "Health Insurance for Humans: Information Frictions, Plan Choice, and Consumer Welfare" (with Jonathan T. Kolstad), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper]
May 2, 2013 Tommaszo Porzio, Yale University, "The Life Cycle Model and Household Savings: Micro Evidence from Urban China" (with A. Banerjee, X. Meng and N. Qian), Macro Lunch
May 1, 2013 Anna Mikusheva, MIT, "Maximum Likelihood Inference in Weakly Identified DSGE Models" (with Isaiah Andrews), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
May 1, 2013 Matthew Harding, Stanford University, "Environmental Justice: Evidence from Superfund Cleanup Durations"
May 1, 2013 Miklós Koren, Central European University (Budapest, Hungary), "Lumpy Trade and the Welfare Effects of Administrative Barriers" (with Cecília Hornok), International Trade Workshop, [Paper]
May 1, 2013 Xiaoxue Zhao, "Land Tenure Insecurity and Labor Allocation in Rural China", Development Lunch
April 30, 2013 Camilla Roncorini, Yale University, "Robust Information Structures in Empirical Games", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
April 30, 2013 Jean-Paul L'Huillier, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), "Consumers' Imperfect Information and Price Rigidities", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
April 30, 2013 Marina Delmondes de Carvalho, Yale University, "Robust Taxation in the Beauty Contest", Micro Theory Lunch
April 30, 2013 David Gelvez Alvarez, "TBA", International Trade Lunch
April 30, 2013 Chris Neilson, "Dynamic Competition Among Schools", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
April 29, 2013 Sriniketh Nagavarapu, Brown University, "Less is More? Implications of Regulatory Capture for Natural Resource Depletion" (with Sheetal Sekhri), Development Workshop, [Paper]
April 29, 2013 Dan Bogart, UC Irvine, "A Glorious Transition: The Politics of Market Access in the Aftermath of Britain's Glorious Revolution" (with Robert Oandasan), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
April 29, 2013 Timothy Armstrong, Yale University, "Large Market Asymptotics for Differentiated Product Demand Estimators with Economic Models of Supply", Econometrics Research Workshop
April 29, 2013 Nancy Qian, Yale University, "The Life Cycle Model and Household Savings: Micro Evidence from Urban China", Development Lunch
April 29, 2013 Camilo Garcia-Jimeno, University of Pennsylvania, "A Network View of State Capacity in Colombia"
April 29, 2013 Rami Tabri, McGill University/Cowles visitor, "Uniformly Consistent Empirical Likelihood Estimation Subject to a Continuum of Unconditional Moment Inequalities", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch, [Paper]
April 26, 2013 to April 28, 2013 9th Annual Conference on General Equilibrium & its Applications
April 26, 2013 Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley, "You Owe Me"
April 25, 2013 Elizabeth U. Cascio, Dartmouth, "Knowledge, Tests, and a Fadeout in Educational Interventions" (with Douglas Staiger), Labor/Public Economics Workshop
April 25, 2013 Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley, "You Owe Me"
April 25, 2013 Mar Reugant, Stanford University, "Pass-Through of Emissions Costs in Electricity Markets (with Natalia Fabra), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper]
April 25, 2013 Max Dvorkin, Yale University, "Sectoral Shocks, Reallocation and Unemployment in a Model of Competitive Labor Markets", Macro Lunch
April 24, 2013 Derek Lemoine, University of Arizona, "Green Expectations: Current Effects of Anticipated Carbon Pricing"
April 24, 2013 Thomas Chaney, University of Chicago/Cowles Visitor, "The Gravity Equation in International Trade: An Explanation", International Trade Workshop
April 24, 2013 Tadashi Sekiguchi, University of Kyoto/Cowles visitor, "Repeated Partnerships with Decreasing Returns" (with H. Kobayashi and K. Ohta), Microeconomic Theory Workshop
April 24, 2013 Martin Shubik, Yale University, "Mathematical Institutional Economics: An Overview"
April 23, 2013 Rich Langford, "Persistence in Vehicle Demand Models", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
April 23, 2013 Rene Saran, Yale University, "Robust Implementation under Complete Information", Micro Theory Lunch
April 23, 2013 Benjamin Friedrich, "TBA", International Trade Lunch
April 23, 2013 Martin Hackmann, "The Impact of Medicaid Rates on Quality Under Capacity Constraints: Evidence From The Nursing Home Industry", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
April 22, 2013 Andrea Szabo, University of Houston, "The Value of Free Water: Analyzing South Africa's Free Basic Water Policy", Development Workshop, [Paper]
April 22, 2013 Caitlin Rosenthal, Harvard Business School, "Accounting for Survival: Organizational Technologies and Firm Performance, 1871-1881", Economic History Workshop
April 22, 2013 Adam Osman, Yale University, "Information, Expectations and Occupational Choice", Development Lunch
April 22, 2013 Yann Algan, Sciences Po, "The Economic Incentives of Cultural Transmission: Spatial Evidence from Naming Patterns across France" (with Thierry Mayer and Mathias Thoenig)
April 22, 2013 Timothy Armstrong, Yale University, "Adaptive Inference in Conditional Moment Inequality Models with a Known Contact Point", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch, [Paper]
April 18, 2013 Joseph Altonji, Yale University, "Cashier or Consultant? Entry Labor Market Conditions, Field of Study, and Career Success", Labor/Public Economics Workshop
April 18, 2013 Sebastian Heise, Yale University, "A Bargaining Model of Price Setting in Producer Markets", Macro Lunch
April 17, 2013 Mark Watson, Princeton University, "Measuring Uncertainty about Long-Run Predictions", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
April 17, 2013 Kenneth Small, University of California-Irvine, "The Rebound Effect for Automobile Travel: Asymmetric Response to Price Changes and Other Quirks of the 2000s" (with Kent Hymel)
April 17, 2013 Steve Redding, Princeton University, "External Integration, Structural Transformation and Internal Development: Evidence from Argentina" (with Pablo Fajgelbaum), International Trade Workshop
April 17, 2013 Brian W. Rogers, Northwestern University, "Cooperation in Anonymous Dynamic Social Networks" (with Brendan Lucier and Nicole Immorlica), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
April 17, 2013 Gary W. Cox , Stanford University, "The Power of the Purse and the Reversionary Budget"
April 16, 2013 Marcelo Sant'Anna, Yale University, "Brazilian Oil Tract Sales: Empirical Analysis of Non-Linear Scoring Auctions", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
April 16, 2013 Girogio Primiceri, Northwestern University, "Household Leveraging and Deleveraging" (with A. Justiniano and A. Tambalotti), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
April 16, 2013 Sofia Moroni, Yale University, "A New Class of Non-Existence Examples for the Moral Hazard Problem" (with J. Swinkels), Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
April 16, 2013 Emily Nix, "Estimating the Production of Cognitive Skills and Health: A New Approach", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
April 16, 2013 John Morrow, "TBA", International Trade Lunch
April 15, 2013 John Strauss, USC, "Living Arrangements of the Elderly in China: Evidence from the CHARLS National Baseline" (with Xiaoyan Lei, Meng Tian, Yaohui Zhao), Development Workshop, [Paper]
April 15, 2013 Karen Clay, Carnegie Mellon and NBER, "Coal, Smoke, and Death: Bituminous Coal and American Home Heating" (with Alan Barreca, Joel Tarr), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
April 15, 2013 Kieran Walsh, Yale University Ph.D. student, "The Double Power Law in Consumption and Implications for Estimating Asset Pricing Models" (with Alexis Akira Toda), Econometrics Research Workshop
April 15, 2013 Daniel Keniston, Yale University, "Demographic Consequences of the 1918 Influenza in India", Development Lunch
April 15, 2013 Toru Kitagawa, University College London/Cowles visitor, "Covariate Selection and Model Averaging for Semiparametric Estimation of Treatment Effects", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
April 15, 2013 Paola Giuliano, UCLA visiting Harvard University, "On the Origin of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough"
April 12, 2013 Jesse Egerton, Goldman Sachs, "TBA"
April 11, 2013 Emily Oster, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, "Unobservable Selection and Coefficient Stability: Theory and Validation in Public Health", Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper]
April 11, 2013 Paul Oyer, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, "Welcome to the Club: The Returns to An Elite Degree for American Lawyers"
April 11, 2013 Frank Wolak, Stanford University/Cowles Visitor, "Testing for Market Efficiency in Arbitrage Markets with Transactions Costs: An Application to Convergence Bidding in a Wholesale Electricity Market” (with Akshaya Jha), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper]
April 11, 2013 Kai Yan, Yale University, "A Political Economy Model of Sovereign Debt", Macro Lunch
April 10, 2013 Ivan Fernandez-Val, Boston University, "Conditional Quantile Processes based on Series or Many Regressors" (A. Belloni, V. Chernozhukov), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
April 10, 2013 David Keiser and Jeffrey Chow, Yale FES, "The Effectiveness of Overlapping Pollution Regulation: Evidence from the Ban on Phosphate in Dishwasher Detergent" (Keiser) and "Extractive Benefits of Mangrove Plantations in Coastal Bangladesh" (Chow)
April 10, 2013 Mitsuru Igami, Yale University, "Offshoring as Process Innovation", International Trade Workshop
April 10, 2013 Willemien Kets, Kellogg, Northwestern University, "Finite Order Equilibrium", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
April 10, 2013 Orazio Attanazio, University College London, "Aggregating Elasticities: Intensive and Extensive Margins of Female Labour Supply"
April 9, 2013 Martin Hackmann, "The Impact of Medicaid Rates on Quality Under Capacity Constraints: Evidence From The Nursing Home Industry", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
April 9, 2013 Dongkyu Chang, Yale University, "Dynamic Pricing in Two-Sided Markets", Micro Theory Lunch
April 9, 2013 Cristina Tello Trillo, "TBA", International Trade Lunch
April 9, 2013 Corina Mommaerts, "Long-Term Care and the Family", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
April 8, 2013 Garth Frazer, University of Toronto, "Imports, Import Sources, and Skills", Development Workshop
April 8, 2013 Stefano Ugolini, SNS, "What Do We Really Know About the Long-Term Evolution of Central Banking?", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
April 8, 2013 Zhentao Shi, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Estimation and Inference under Sparse High-Dimensional Moment Equalities", Econometrics Research Workshop
April 8, 2013 Sabyasachi Das, Yale University, "Efficacy of Public Meeting: Theory and Evidence from India", Development Lunch
April 8, 2013 Ruben Durante, Sciences Po, "The Political Legacy of Commercial Television: Evidence from the Rise (and Fall) of Berlusconi" (with Paolo Pinotti and Andrea Tesei)
April 8, 2013 Jihyung Lee and Byoung Park, Yale University Ph.D. students, "Job Market Experiences", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
April 5, 2013 David Hirshleifer, University of California, Irvine, "TBA"
April 4, 2013 Lisa Kahn, Yale School of Management, "Worker Flows over the Business Cycle: The Role of Firm Quality" (with Erika McEntarfer), Labor/Public Economics Workshop
April 4, 2013 Matt Gentzkow, Univeristy of Chicago Booth School of Business, "Do Pharmacists Buy Bayer? Sophisticated Shoppers and the Brand Premium" (with Jesse M. Shapiro), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper]
April 4, 2013 Luca Enriques, Harvard Law School and University of Bologna, "The Case for an Unbiased Takeover Law (with an Application to the European Union)"
April 4, 2013 Dominik Sachs - Universitat Konstanz, "Education and Optimal Dynamic Taxation: The Role of Income-Contingent Student Loans" (with S. Findeisen), Macro Lunch, [Paper]
April 3, 2013 Ron Gallant, Duke University, "GMM with Latent Variables" (with Raffaella Giacomini, Giuseppe Ragusa), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
April 3, 2013 Richard Howarth, Dartmouth ENVS, "Rising Discount Rates for Risky Public Policies?"
April 3, 2013 Jonathan Weinstein, Kellogg, Northwestern University/Cowles visitor, "Reputation without Commitment" (with Muhamet Yildiz), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
April 3, 2013 David Hummels, Purdue, "Estimating the Gains from Liberalizing Services Trade: The Case of Passenger Aviation" (with Anca Cristea, Brian Roberson), International Trade Workshop, [Paper]
April 2, 2013 Adam Kapor, "The College Market under a Percentage Plan", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
April 2, 2013 Alisdair McKay, Boston University, "The Role of Automatic Stabilizers in the U.S. Business Cycle" (with R. Reis), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
April 2, 2013 Yingni Guo, Yale University, "Experimentation with Delegation", Micro Theory Lunch
April 2, 2013 Julia Garlick, "Welfare Queens and Work Requirements: Attitudes to Welfare Policy in the Post-AFDC Era", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
April 2, 2013 David Atkin, Yale University, "TBA", International Trade Lunch
April 1, 2013 Leonard Wantchekon, Princeton University, "Education and Human Capital Externalities: Evidence from Colonial Benin" (with Natalija Novta and Marko Klasnja), Development Workshop, [Paper]
April 1, 2013 Olivier Accominotti, London School of Economics, "Keynes the First Currency Trader" (with David Chambers), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
April 1, 2013 Dr. Tatiana Komarova, LSE, "Identification, Data Combination and the Risk of Disclosure" (with D. Nekipelov and E. Yakovlev), Econometrics Research Workshop, [Paper]
April 1, 2013 Tommaso Porzio, Yale University, "A Cross-Country Perspective on Inequality, Wage Models and Returns to School", Development Lunch
April 1, 2013 Vincent Anesi, University of Nottingham, "Bargaining in Standing Committees with an Endogenous Default"
March 28, 2013 John Friedman, Harvard Kennedy School, "Active Vs. Passive Decisions and Crowd-Out in Retirement Savings Accounts: Evidence from Denmark", Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper]
March 28, 2013 Nicole Stelle Garnett, Notre Dame/Law , "Public-School Closures as a Land-Use Problem"
March 28, 2013 Pedro Gardete, Stanford Graduate School of Business, "Incentives for Sharing Market Information: Evidence from the DRAM Industry", Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper]
March 28, 2013 David Childers, Yale University, "Functional Linearization for Heterogeneous Agent Models", Macro Lunch
March 27, 2013 Francesca Molinari, Cornell University, "Computational Methods for Partially Identified Models via Data Augmentation and Support Vector Machines" (with Haim Bar), Econometrics Seminar
March 27, 2013 Arthur van Benthem, UPenn Wharton, "Do We Need Speed Limits on Freeways?"
March 27, 2013 Petra Todd, University of Pennsylvania, "Estimating a Coordination Game within the Classroom" (with Kenneth I. Wolpin)
March 27, 2013 Robert W. Day, University of Connecticut, "Auctions, Duality and the Core", Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
March 26, 2013 Chris Neilson, Yale University, "Dynamic Competition Among Schools", Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
March 26, 2013 Maurice Obstfield, UC Berkeley, "Finance at Center Stage: Some Lessons of the Euro Crisis", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
March 26, 2013 Florian Ederer, Yale University, "Gaming and Strategic Ambiguity in Incentive Provision" (with Richard Holden and Margaret Meyer), Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
March 26, 2013 Jamin Speer, Yale University, "Vertical vs. Horizontal Upgrading: Occupation Choice Among Young Men", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
March 26, 2013 Michael Peters, Yale University, "Non-homothetic Import Demand: Firm Productivity and Quality Bias" (with Joaquin Blaum and Claire Lelarge), International Trade Lunch, [Paper]
March 25, 2013 Daniel Xu, Duke University, "A Structural Model of Demand, Cost, and Export Market Selection for Chinese Footwear Producers" (with Mark J. Roberts, Xiaoyan Fan, Shengxing Zhang), Development Workshop, [Paper]
March 25, 2013 Christopher Hanes, SUNY-Binghamton, "Alternatives at the Zero Bound: Lessons from the 1930s U.S", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
March 25, 2013 Alexis Toda, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Asset Pricing with Heterogeneous Preferences", Econometrics Research Workshop, [Paper]
March 25, 2013 Alex Cohen, Yale University, "How Much do Farmers Underuse Fertilizer and Why?", Development Lunch
March 25, 2013 Irfan Nooruddin, Ohio State University, "TBA"
March 13, 2013 Career Panel: Careers in Consulting Panelists to be announced
March 7, 2013 Petra Todd, University of Pennsylvania/Cowles Visitor, "How the Design of a Pension System Influences Old Age Poverty and Gender Equity: A Study of Chile's Private Retirement Accounts System", Labor/Public Economics Workshop, [Paper]
March 7, 2013 Oren Bar-Gill, New York University/Law, "Price Caps in Multi-Price Markets"
March 7, 2013 Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University/Cowles Visitor, "Dynamic Auction Environment with Subcontracting" (with Przemyslaw Jeziorski), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper]
March 6, 2013 Xun Tang, University of Pennsylvania, "Informational Content of Special Regressors in Binary Response Models with Heteroskaedasticity" (with Shakeeb Khan), Econometrics Seminar
March 6, 2013 Eli Fenichel,Yale FES, "Natural Capital from Metaphor to Measurement"
March 6, 2013 Gita Gopinath, Harvard University, "Fiscal Devaluations" (with Emmanuel Farhi and Oleg Itskhoki), International Trade Workshop, Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
March 6, 2013 Fuhito Kojima, Stanford University/Cowles visitor, "Efficient Matching Under Distributional Concerns: Theory and Applications" (with Yuichiro Kamada), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
March 6, 2013 Elena Krasnokotskaya, Johns Hopkins University & Cowles Visitor, "The Role of Quality in Service Markets Organized as Multi-Attribute Auctions"
March 5, 2013 Mitsuru Igami, Yale University, "Cannibalization and Preemptive Entry with Multi-product Firms" (with Nathan Yang) , Industrial Organization Prospectus Workshop
March 5, 2013 Suvi Vasama, Yale University, "Dynamic Moral Hazard, Persistent Private Information and Limited Liability", Micro Theory Lunch
March 5, 2013 Guillem Riambau, Yale-NUS College, "Maori in New Zealand: Voting with Their Feet?", Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
March 4, 2013 Arthur Kohn, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Stephen Brown, TIAA-CREF, and moderated by Jonathan R. Macey, Yale Law School, Panel Discussion on Executive Compensation: Who's Listening to Say on Pay?
March 4, 2013 Silvia Prina, Weatherhead School of Management, "Banking the Poor Via Savings Accounts: Evidence From a Field Experiment", Development Workshop, [Paper]
March 4, 2013 Timothy Christensen, Yale University Ph.D. student, "Nonparametric Stochastic Discount Factor Decomposition", Econometrics Research Workshop
March 4, 2013 Tomas Cvrcek, Clemson University, "School, What is it Good For? The Politics and Economics of Public Education in 19th Century Habsburg Empire" (with Miroslav Zajicek), Economic History Workshop
March 4, 2013 Yu Liu, Yale University, "Fiscal Arrangement, Bureaucrats' Behavior, and Firm Performance", Development Lunch
March 4, 2013 Giovanni Compiani, Yale Ph.D., "Optimal Estimation of Nondifferentiable Parameters", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
March 4, 2013 Aila M. Matanock, UC Berkeley, "Bullets for Ballots: Examining the Effect of Electoral Participation on Conflict Recurrence"
March 1, 2013 Weil, Gotshal & Manges Roundtable on Corporations and Arbitration
February 28, 2013 Robert Town, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, "Mergers When Prices Are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry" (with Gautaum Gowrisankaran and Aviv Nevo), Industrial Organization Seminar, [Paper]
February 28, 2013 Costas Arkolakis, Yale University, "Trade and the Topography of the Spatial Economy" (with T. Allen), Macro Lunch, [Paper]
February 27, 2013 Sung Jae Jun, Penn State/Cowles Visitor, "Identification of Treatment Effects in a Triangular System of Equations" (with J. Pinske, H. Xu & N. Yildiz), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
February 27, 2013 Manuel Arellano, CEMFI Madrid, "Random Effects Quantile Regression" (with Stephane Bonhomme), [Paper]
February 26, 2013 Ivan Shaliastovich, Wharton School of Business, "Volatility, the Macroeconomy and Asset Prices" (with R. Bansal, D. Kiku and A. Yaron), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
February 26, 2013 Mitch Hoffman, Yale University, "One in a Million: A Field Experiment on Belief Formation and Pivotal Voting" (with John Morgan and Collin Raymond), Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop, [Paper]
February 26, 2013 Federico Esposito, Yale University, "TBA", International Trade Lunch
February 26, 2013 Sander Heinsalu, Yale University, "Continuous Time Noisy Signalling", Micro Theory Lunch
February 25, 2013 Giacomo De Giorgi, Stanford University, "Business Literacy and Development: Evidence from an RCT in Rural Mexico", Development Workshop
February 25, 2013 Ian Keay, Queens University (Ontario), "Re-Affirming the Importance of Transport Costs: Evidence from the Trans-Atlantic Iron Trade, 1870-1913" (with Kris Inwood), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
February 25, 2013 Chad Bown, World Bank, "Emerging Economies, Trade Policy, and Macroeconomic Shocks" (with Meredith A. Crowley)
February 25, 2013 Manuel Arellano, CEMFI Madrid, "Quantile Selection Models with an Application to Understanding Changes in Wage Inequality", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
February 25, 2013 Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University, "Does Development Aid Undermine Political Accountability? Voter and Politician Responses to a Large-Scale Randomized Intervention", Development Lunch
February 22, 2013 Alessandra Voena, University of Chicago & Cowles Visitor, "Immigration and Innovation"
February 21, 2013 Melissa Sawyer, Marc Trevino '93; Jason Tyler, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, moderated by Jonathan R. Macey, Yale Law School, Panel: Emerging Issues in M&A Law: A Case Study Presented by Sullivan & Cromwell
February 21, 2013 Alessandra Voena, University of Chicago/Cowles Visitor, "Prenuptial Agreements and Household Wellbeing", Labor/Public Economics Workshop
February 21, 2013 Bruno Deffains, University of Paris, "The Role of Social Image Concerns in the Design of Legal Regimes" (with Claude Fluet)
February 21, 2013 Gregory J. Fleming '88, President, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley Investment Management, The World Economy in the 21st Century: Where Do We Go from Here?"
February 21, 2013 Aron Tobias, Yale University, "Optimal Dynamic Taxation in Open Economies", Macro Lunch
February 20, 2013 Daniel Kahneman, Princeton University, A Psychological Perspective on Rationality"
February 20, 2013 Toru Kitagawa, University College London & Cowles Visitor, "Testing for Instrument Validity in the Heterogeneous Treatment Effect Model: Moment Inequality Approach", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
February 20, 2013 Marc Melitz, Harvard University & Cowles Visiter, "Market Size, Competition, and the Product Mix of Exporters", International Trade Workshop, [Paper]
February 20, 2013 Marc Melitz, Harvard University, "Trade Liberalization and Firm Heterogeneity: Dynamics, Efficiency, and Welfare"
February 19, 2013 Daron Acemoglu, MIT, “Innovation, Reallocation and Growth"
February 19, 2013 Margaret Leighton, Yale University, "Learning Your Strengths vs. Building Them Up: Education and Occupation Choice" (with Luc Bridet), Labor/Public Economics Prospectus Workshop
February 19, 2013 Ludovic Renou, University of Essex/Cowles visitor, "Approximate Implementation" (with Tristan Tomala), Micro Theory Lunch
February 18, 2013 Arun Chandrasekhar, MIT, "Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia" (with Vivi Alatas, Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna and Benjamin Olken), Development Workshop, [Paper]
February 18, 2013 Eric Weese, Yale University, "Political Mergers as Coalition Formation: An Analysis of the Heisei Municipal Amalgamations", Econometrics Research Workshop, [Paper]
February 18, 2013 David Myatt, London Business School, "A Theory of Protest Voting"
February 18, 2013 David Atkin, Yale University, "Who's Getting Globalized? The Size and Nature of Intranational Trade Costs", Development Lunch
February 15, 2013 Lint Barrage, Yale Univesity, "Carbon Tax Paths in a Dynamic Fiscal Context"
February 15, 2013 David Lagakos, Arizona State University, "The Decline of the U.S. Rust Belt: A Macroeconomics Analysis" (with S. Alder and L. Ohanian), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
February 15, 2013 Yale Global Business Ethics Conference
February 14, 2013 Neale Mahoney, Harvard University, "Do Expiring Budgets Lead to Wasteful Year-End Spending? Evidence from Federal Procurement" (with Jeffrey Liebman), Labor/Public Economics Workshop
February 14, 2013 Christopher Tonetti, New York University, "Equilibrium Technology Diffusion, Trade, and Growth", Junior Faculty Recruiting
February 13, 2013 Raymond Guiteras, University of Maryland Economics, "Eliciting and Utilizing Willingness to Pay: Evidence from Field Trials in Northern Ghana"
February 13, 2013 Ralph Ossa, University of Chicago- Booth School, "Trade Wars and Trade Talks with Data", International Trade Workshop, [Paper]
February 12, 2013 Gregory Pavlov, University of Western Ontario/Cowles visitor, "Communication in Cournot Oligopoly" (with Maria Goltsman), Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
February 12, 2013 Sebastian Sotleo, Yale University, "TBA", International Trade Lunch
February 11, 2013 Leonard Wantchekon, Princeton University, How Does Policy Deliberation Affect Voting Behavior? Evidence from a Campaign Experiment from Benin"
February 8, 2013 Emanuele Masetti, Yale FES, "New Developments in Ricardian Estimates of Climate Change Impacts on U.S Agriculture"
February 7, 2013 Timur Kuran, Duke University, "Institutional Roots of Authoritarian Rule in the Middle East: Political Legacies of the Waqf "
February 7, 2013 Michael Peters, Yale University, "Cheap Industrial Workers and the Big Push: Evidence from Germany's Post-war Population Transfer", Macro Lunch
February 6, 2013 Florian Ederer, UC Los Angeles, "Understanding Peer Influence in Financial Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment"
February 5, 2013 Xiao Yu Wang, MIT, "Endogenous Insurance and Informal Relationships"
February 5, 2013 Juuso Toikka, MIT, "Mechanisms for Repeated Bargaining", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
February 5, 2013 Daisuke Fuji, Yale University, "TBA", International Trade Lunch
February 4, 2013 Ken Shotts, Stanford University, "Competive Policy Entrepreneurship" (with Alexander V. Hirsch)
February 4, 2013 Sam Bazzi, UC San Diego, "Wealth Heterogeneity, Income Shocks, and International Migration: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia"
February 1, 2013 Marta Vicarelli, Yale FES, "El Nino and Child Cognitive and Physical Development"
February 1, 2013 Rebecca Diamond, Harvard University, "The Determinants and Welfare Implications of US Workers' Diverging Location Choices by Skill: 1980-2000", Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 31, 2013 Venky Venkateswaran, Pennsylvania State University, "Heterogeneous Information and Labor Market Fluctuations" , Macro Lunch
January 30, 2013 Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University FES, "Eliciting and Utilizing Willingness to Pay: Evidence from Field Trials in Northern Ghana"
January 30, 2013 Rachel Purvis, Yale University, and Melinda Miller, U.S. Naval Academy and Yale Economics Visitor, "'No Right of Citizenship': The 1863 Emancipation Acts of the Loyal Cherokee Council"
January 29, 2013 Ezra Oberfield, University of Chicago, "Business Networks, Production Chains, and Productivity: A Theory of Input-Output Architecture", Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 28, 2013 John Roemer, Yale University, "Kantian Optimization: An Approach to Cooperative Behavior"
January 28, 2013 Theresa Kuchler, Stanford University, "Sticking to Your Plan: Hyperbolic Discounting and Credit Card Debt Paydown"
January 24, 2013 Heidi Williams, MIT, "To Fixed Patent Terms Distort Innovation? Evidence from Cancer Clinical Trials"
January 24, 2013 Jose Miguel (Mike) Abito, Northwestern University, "Welfare Gains from Optimal Pollution Regulation", Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 23, 2013 Michal Kolesar, Harvard University, "Estimation in an Instrumental Variables Model with Treatment Effect Heterogeneity", Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 23, 2013 Alejandro Molnar, Stanford University, "Congesting the Commons: A test for strategic congestion externalities in the airline industry"
January 22, 2013 Amanda Kowalski, Eleanor Neff Powell, Vesla M. Weaver, Jacob S. Hacker (Moderator), A Panel Discussion: "The Next Four Years: A Policy Agenda for the Second Obama"
January 22, 2013 Mark Chicu, Northwestern University, "Dynamic Investment and Deterrence in the U.S. Cement Industry"
January 18, 2013 Robert Garlick, University of Michigan, "Academic Peer Effects with Different Group Assignment Policies:Residential Tracking versus Random Assignment"
January 17, 2013 Nihkil Agarwal, Harvard University, "An Empirical Model of the Medical Match", Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 16, 2013 Marissa Beck, Stanford University, "Incentives for Overbidding in Minimum-Revenue Core-Selecting Autions"
January 14, 2013 Joseph Shapiro, MIT, "Trade, CO2, and the Environment", Junior Faculty Recruiting, [Paper]
January 14, 2013 Sarah Brooks, Ohio State University, "Oil and Democracy: Endogenous Natural Resources and the Political Resource Curse"