01/2014 Seminars and Workshops

December 15, 2014 Hunt Allcott, NYU, "How Do Electricity Shortages Affect Productivity? Evidence from India" (With Allan Collard-Wexler & Stephen D. O’Connell), Development Workshop, [Paper]
December 15, 2014 2nd Year Presentations, Development Lunch
December 10, 2014 Noam Tanner, Yale, "Voting with Information Acquisition", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
December 9, 2014 John Leahy, New York University, "Learning from Market Share when Consumers are Rationally Inattentive" (with A. Caplin & F. Matejka), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
December 9, 2014 Esteban Peralta, Yale, "Implementation under Verifiable and Near-complete Information", Micro Theory Lunch
December 8, 2014 Ananth Seshadri, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "On the Origin and Causes of Economic Growth" (with Nicolas Roys), Development Workshop, [Paper]
December 8, 2014 Jeff Weaver, "Paying to Play: Bribery, Nepotism and Misallocation Among Indian Health Workers", Development Lunch
December 8, 2014 Women in Economics and Finance
December 3, 2014 Timothy Geithner, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary, Lecture on Global Financial Crisis
December 3, 2014 Hide Ichimura, Tokyo/Cowles visitor, "The Influence Function of Semiparametric Estimators", Econometrics Seminar
December 3, 2014 Dongkyu Chang, Yale University, “Bargaining with Arriving Sellers”, Microeconomic Theory Workshop
December 2, 2014 Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson, Columbia University, "The Power of Forward Guidance Revisited" (with A. McKay, E. Nakamura, and J. Steinsson), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
December 2, 2014 Tibor Heumann, Yale, "Sequential Mechanism Design with Ex-Post Participation Constraint", Micro Theory Lunch
December 1, 2014 Antoinette Schoar, MIT, "The Importance of Being Nice: Supervisory Skill Training in the Cambodian Garment Industry", Development Workshop
December 1, 2014 Yannay Spitzer, Brown University, "The Dynamics of Mass Migration: Estimating the Effect of Income Differences on Migration in a Dynamic Model of Discrete Choice with Diffusion", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
December 1, 2014 Giovanni Compiani, "Endogenous Instruments" & " Discrete Choice over Random Sets", Econometrics Research Workshop
December 1, 2014 Yuichi Kitamura, Yale University, "Random Utility Models, Measurement Error, and Other Topics in Econometrics", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
December 1, 2014 Meredith Startz, "The Value of Face-to-Face: Travel and the Information Costs of Trade", Development Lunch
December 1, 2014 Vincent Pons, Harvard Business School, "Voter Registration Costs and Disenfranchisement: Experimental Evidence from France"
November 20, 2014 Paul Schwartz, UCLA, Berkeley, Law, TBA
November 20, 2014 Monica Morlacco, Yale University, "Macro Shocks and the Elasticity of Trade", Macro Lunch
November 19, 2014 Timothy Geithner, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary, Lecture on Global Financial Crisis
November 19, 2014 Alfred Galichon, MIT and Sciences Po, Paris, CANCELLED, Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
November 19, 2014 Sofia Moroni, Yale, "Experimentation in Organizations", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
November 19, 2014 Joseph Altonji, Yale University, "Estimating School and Neighborhood Effects Using Sorting on Observables to Control for Sorting on Unobservables"
November 19, 2014 James Snyder, Harvard University, “Primary Elections and Candidate Quality”
November 18, 2014 Jonathan Parker, MIT, "Why Don't Households Smooth Consumption? Evidence from a 25 Million Dollar Experiment", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
November 18, 2014 Alex Smolin, Yale, "Optimal Feedback Policies", Micro Theory Lunch
November 17, 2014 Chris Udry, Yale University, "Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali" (with Lori Beaman, Dean Karlan and Bram Thuysbaert), Development Workshop, [Paper]
November 17, 2014 Gary Libecap, UC Santa Barbara, "Spontaneous Property Rights in Open Access Resources", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
November 17, 2014 Noriko Amano, Yale PhD, "Frictions in the Marriage Markets and Household Inequality", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
November 17, 2014 Gabriella Santangelo, “Firms and Farms: Agricultural Productivity Shocks and the Local Indian Economy”, Development Lunch
November 17, 2014 Leslie Johns, University of California at Los Angeles, "The Price of Decentralized Enforcement in the WTO"
November 14, 2014 J. Miguel-Villas Boas, UC Berkeley Haas, "Too Much Information? Information Gathering and Search Costs"
November 12, 2014 Kei Hirano, Arizona, "Forecasting with Model Uncertainty: Representations and Risk Reduction" (with Jonathan Wright), Econometrics Seminar
November 12, 2014 Tymofiy Mylovanov, University of Pittsburgh, "Targeted vs Public Persuasion" (with A. Kolotilin, M. Li & A. Zapechelnyuk), Microeconomic Theory Workshop
November 12, 2014 Therese Strand, Copenhagen Business School & Yale Law School Associate Research Scholar, "Short-Termism in Financial Markets"
November 11, 2014 Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern University, "Unemployment and the Business Cycle" (with Larry Christiano and Mathias Trabandt), Macroeconomics Workshop
November 11, 2014 Florian Ederer, SOM, "Promises and Expectations", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
November 10, 2014 Jim Levinsohn, Yale University, “Individual Migration and Household Incomes”, Development Workshop, [Paper]
November 10, 2014 Latika Chaudhary, Naval Postgraduate School, "Off the Rails: Is State Ownership Bad for Productivity?" (with Dan Bogart), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
November 10, 2014 Zhipeng Liao, UCLA/Cowles visitor, "Estimation and Inference of Semiparametric Models with Data from Difference Sources" (with Moshe Bunchinsky), Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
November 10, 2014 Tommaso Porzio, "Not Growing Like the Leaders Did: Production in Teams and Distance from the Technological Frontier", Development Lunch
November 8, 2014 New Perspectives in South Asian Economic History Conference
November 7, 2014 New Perspectives in South Asian Economic History Conference
November 6, 2014 Dora Costa, UCLA, "Asymmetries in Media Coverage of Gains vs Losses: Evidence from the Health Transition"
November 6, 2014 Sebastian Heise, Yale University, "Firm-to-Firm Relationships and the Cost of Recessions", Macro Lunch
November 5, 2014 Zhipeng Liao, UCLA/Cowles Visitor, "On Standard Inference for GMM with Seeming Local Identification Failure" (with Ji Hyung Lee, U. Washington), Econometrics Seminar
November 5, 2014 Yeon-Koo Che, Columbia University/Cowles Visitor, "Efficiency and Stability in Large Matching Markets" (with Olivier Tercieux), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
November 5, 2014 Gene Grossman, Princeton University, "Heterogeneous Workers in Trade and Growth"
November 4, 2014 Manuel Amador, Minneapolis FED, "Take the Short Route: How to Repay and Restructure Sovereign Debt with Multiple Maturities" (with Mark Aguiar), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
November 4, 2014 James Dana, Northeastern University and Yale SOM, "Revenue Management by Sequential Screening: Price Discrimination on Booking Time", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
November 3, 2014 Xiang Ma, Yale University, "School Consolidation in China: Why and How?", Development Workshop
November 3, 2014 David LeBris, BEM-Bordeaux, "Testing Legal Origins Theory within France: Customary Laws versus Roman Code", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
November 3, 2014 Bonny (Zhiran) Wang, "Essential Heteogeneity and Multiple-Outcome Treatment Model: A Review on IV Approach", Econometrics Research Workshop
November 3, 2014 Stefan Schneeberger, Yale PhD, "Estimating the Bid-Ask Spread with Simple Nonparametric Methods from the Roll Model" (with Xiaohong Chen & Oliver Linton), Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
November 3, 2014 Craig Palsson, "Transaction Costs and the Agricultural Plot Size Distribution: Haitian Land Rentals, 1927-1950", Development Lunch
October 31, 2014 *Nicolas Werquin, Yale University, "Income Taxation with Frictional Labor Supply", Macro Lunch
October 30, 2014 Constantinos Daskalakis, MIT, "Reductions from Mechanism to Algorithm Design"
October 29, 2014 David Childers, Yale, "Functional Linearization of Rational Expectations Models", Econometrics Seminar
October 29, 2014 Benjamin Brooks, University of Chicago/Cowles Visitor, "Surveying and Selling: Belief and Surplus Extraction in Auctions", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
October 29, 2014 Gen Goto, University of Tokyo, "Legally 'Strong' Shareholders of Japan"
October 28, 2014 Chad Jones, Stanford GSB, "A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality" (with Jihee Kim), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
October 28, 2014 There will be no Micro Theory Lunch today, Cancelled, Micro Theory Lunch
October 27, 2014 Sabrin Beg, Yale University , "The Political Economy of Land Institutions, Tenure and Agricultural Productivity", Development Workshop, [Paper]
October 27, 2014 Eric Hilt, Wellesley College & Yale Visiting Associate Professor, "From Plutocracy to Progressivism: The Assassination of President McKinley as a Turning Point in American History", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
October 27, 2014 Thong Nguyen, Verition Fund, "High Level Problems in Financial Trading", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 27, 2014 Ana Reynoso, "Matching in Marriage Markets with Polygamy", Development Lunch
October 23, 2014 Anil Kashyap, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, "How Does Macroprudential Regulation Change Bank Credit Supply?"
October 21, 2014 Larry Samuelson, Yale, "The Implementation Duality", Micro Theory Lunch
October 20, 2014 Alex Cohen, Yale, "The Impact of Relaxing Financial Frictions with Frictions in Factor Markets: Evidence from Farms", Development Workshop, [Paper]
October 20, 2014 Gary Richardson, UC Irvine, "Modes of Contagion in the Banking Panic of 1930", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
October 20, 2014 Matthew Hom, Yale PhD, "Econometric Challenges in Market Design Problems with Endogenous Network Formation", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 20, 2014 Xiang Ma, "School Consolidation: Why and How?", Development Lunch
October 16, 2014 Tommaso Porzio, Yale University, "Distance from Technological Frontier and Organization of Production", Macro Lunch
October 15, 2014 Joerg Stoye, Cornell, “Inference for Projections of Identified Sets” (with Hiroaki Kaido & Francesca Molinari), Econometrics Seminar
October 15, 2014 Marciano Siniscalchi, Northwestern, "Sequential Preferences and Sequential Rationality", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
October 14, 2014 Edmund Phelps, '59 PhD, Economics, 2006 Nobel Laureate, "Bringing in Imagination, Creativity and Culture to Understand the West's Past and Present"
October 14, 2014 Ethan Ilzetzki, London School of Economics, "A Positive Theory of Tax Reform", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
October 14, 2014 Aron Tobias, Yale, “Optimal Taxation in Open Economies”, Micro Theory Lunch
October 13, 2014 Sabyasachi Das, Yale University, "'Town Hall' Meetings in Electoral Democracy: Theory and Evidence from Indian Village Councils", Development Workshop, [Paper]
October 13, 2014 Claire Brennecke, Yale University , "Information Acquisition in Antebellum U.S. Credit Markets", Economic History Workshop
October 13, 2014 Roger Moon, USC/Cowles visitor, "Analysis of Linear Panel Regression with Factors", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 13, 2014 Namrata Kala, "(Robust) Learning and Adaptation to Climate Change: Evidence from Indian Agriculture", Development Lunch
October 9, 2014 Anthony Casey, University of Chicago Law School, "The New Corporate Web", LEO Workshop, Wasserman Workshop in Law & Finace
October 9, 2014 Tatjana Kleineberg, Yale University, "Growth, Inequality, and Social Welfare: Cross Country Evidence", Macro Lunch, [Paper]
October 8, 2014 Roger (Hyungsik) Moon, USC/Cowles visitor, "Dynamic Panel Forecasting: Decision Theoretic Approach", Econometrics Seminar
October 8, 2014 Aniko Oery, UC Berkeley/Cowles Visitor, “Consumers on a Leash: Advertised Sales and Intertemporal Price Discrimination”, Microeconomic Theory Workshop
October 8, 2014 Gerard Hertig, Swiss Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich & Columbia Law School, "Corporate Governance and Institutional Investors in a Stakeholder World"
October 7, 2014 Xiaodong Zhu, University of Toronto, "Trade, Migration and Regional Income Differences: Evidence from China", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
October 7, 2014 Chiara Margaria, Yale , "Dynamic Coordination and Learning", Micro Theory Lunch
October 6, 2014 Achyuta Adhvaryu, University of Michigan, "The Light and the Heat: Productivity Co-Benefits of Energy-Saving Technology" (with Namrata Kala & Anant Nyshadham), Development Workshop, [Paper]
October 6, 2014 Amanda Gregg, Yale University , "Factory Productivity and the Concession System of Incorporation in Late Imperial Russia, 1894-1908", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
October 6, 2014 Xu Cheng, UPenn, "Uniform Asymptotic Risk for a GMM Averaging Estimator", Econometrics Research Workshop
October 6, 2014 Donald Andrews, Yale, "Identification- and Singularity-Robust Inference for Moment Condition Models.", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
October 6, 2014 Russell Toth, “Microenterprise Competition, Social Pressures, and Innovation”, Development Lunch
October 2, 2014 Taha Choukhmane, Yale University, "The One-Child Policy and Household Savings" (with Nicolas Coeurdacier and Keyu Jun), Macro Lunch, [Paper]
October 1, 2014 Timothy Geithner, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary, Lecture on Global Financial Crisis
October 1, 2014 Debopam Bhattacharya, Oxford/Cowles visitor, "Nonparametric Welfare Analysis for Discrete Choice", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
October 1, 2014 Rahul Deb, University of Toronto/Cowles Visitor, Symmetric Auctions, Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
September 30, 2014 Carsten Holtz, Hong Kong University/Cowles visitor, "The Quality of China's GDP Statistics", Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
September 30, 2014 Stefanie Stantcheva, Harvard University, "Generalized Social Welfare Weights for Optimal Tax Theory'' (with Emmanuel Saez), Micro Theory Lunch
September 29, 2014 Ted Miguel, University of California, Berkeley, "Ethnicity, Elections and Cooperation: Evidence from Lab Experiments", Development Workshop
September 29, 2014 Laura Salisbury, York University, "The Long-Run Effects of Losing the Civil War: Evidence from Border States", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
September 29, 2014 Giovanni Compiani, Yale PhD, "Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of First-price Auctions with General Unobserved Heterogeneity", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 29, 2014 Sabrin Beg, "Political Economy of Land Institutions, Tenures and Agricultural Productivity", Development Lunch
September 25, 2014 Tony Smith, Yale University, "Is Piketty's Second Law of Capitalism" Fundamental?, Macro Lunch, [Paper]
September 24, 2014 Richard Smith, Cambridge/Cowles visitor, “Additional Conditional Moment Tests” (with Paulo M.D.C. Parente at the University of Exeter), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
September 24, 2014 Yuhta Ishii, Harvard University/Cowles Visitor, "Contagious Commitment via Unknown Patience", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
September 24, 2014 Robert J. Shiller, Yale University, “Views on Market Efficiency and the Role of Finance in Society”
September 23, 2014 Fatih Guvenen, University of Minnesota, "What Do Data on Millions of US Workers Say About Lifecycle Labor Earnings Risk?", Macroeconomics Workshop
September 23, 2014 Sam Payne, Yale, "Bidding Games", Micro Theory Lunch
September 22, 2014 Nina Pavcnik, Dartmouth, "Export Markets and Labor Allocation in a Low-Income Country" (with Brian McCaig) , Development Workshop, [Paper]
September 22, 2014 Fabio Braggion, Tilburg University, "The Economic Impact of a Bank Oligopoly: Britain at the Turn of the 20th Century" (paper is password protected), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
September 22, 2014 Xiaohong Chen and Andres Santos, "Overidentification in Regular Nonparametric Models", Econometrics Research Workshop
September 22, 2014 Gregory Cox, Yale PhD, "Estimating a Low Dimensional Factor Model with Weak Factors", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 22, 2014 Eric Weese, "Inefficiency and Self-Determination: Counterfactual Meiji Mergers" (with Masayoshi Hayashi and Masashi Nishikawa), Development Lunch
September 18, 2014 Andy Atkeson, UCLA, "How Did Too Big to Fail Become Such a Problem for Broker-Dealers?", Macro Lunch, [Paper]
September 17, 2014 Ran Spiegler, Tel Aviv University, "Broad Matching and the Market for Search Platforms" (with Kfir Eliaz), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
September 16, 2014 Andy Atkeson, UCLA/Cowles visitor, "Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy" (with Ariel Burstein), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
September 16, 2014 Prof. Dr. Susanne Augenhofer '03 LLM, Professor of Law, Humboldt University Berlin and Associate Research Scholar, Yale Law School, "Self-Regulation and the Interface of Consumer Protection and Corporate Governance"
September 16, 2014 Noam Tanner, Yale University, "Voting with Information Acquisition", Micro Theory Lunch
September 15, 2014 Thomas Fujiwara, Princeton University, “Voting Technology, Political Responsiveness, and Infant Health: Evidence from Brazil”, Development Workshop, [Paper]
September 15, 2014 Stephen Mihm, University of Georgia, "Visible Hands and Invisible Standards: The Nuts and Bolts of the Second Industrial Revolution", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
September 15, 2014 David Childers, Yale, "Proofs and Technical Derivations", Econometrics Research Workshop
September 15, 2014 Sabyasachi Das, "Do 'Town Hall' Meetings Aid Local Democracy? Theory and Evidence from Indian Village Councils", Development Lunch
September 12, 2014 School of Management & Cowles Foundation, Conference in Honor of Robert J. Shiller
September 11, 2014 Gary B. Gorton, Yale SOM, "Banks as Secret Keepers"
September 10, 2014 Hide Ichimura, Tokyo/Cowles visitor, "Conditioning Variables in Program Evaluation Methods", Econometrics Seminar
September 10, 2014 Penelope Hernandez, University of Valencia/Cowles Visitor, "Leadership and Peer Effects in an Organisation" , Microeconomic Theory Workshop
September 9, 2014 Ufuk Akcigit, University of Pennsylvania/Cowles visitor, "Lack of Selection and Imperfect Managerial Contracts: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries" (with Harun Alp and Michael Peters), Macroeconomics Workshop
September 9, 2014 Dongkyu Chang, Yale University, “Bargaining with Outside Options” , Micro Theory Lunch
September 8, 2014 Paul Niehaus, UC San Diego, "Building State Capacity: Evidence From Biometric Smartcards in India" (with Karthik Muralidharan & Sandip Sukhtankar), Development Workshop, [Paper]
September 8, 2014 Mauricio Drelichman, University of British Columbia, "Housing and the Cost of Living in Early Modern Toledo" (with David Gonzalez Agudo), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
September 8, 2014 David Childers, Yale PhD, "Model and Motivation", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
September 8, 2014 Alex Cohen, "Do Financial and Labor Market Frictions Interact to Constrain Farm Size and Productivity?", Development Lunch
September 3, 2014 Victor-Emmanuel Brunel, CREST/Cowles visitor, "Estimation of Convex Bodies" , Econometrics Seminar
September 3, 2014 Ennio Stacchetti, NYU/Cowles Visitor, "Reputational Bargaining with Asymmetric Information", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
September 2, 2014 Sofia Moroni, Yale University, "Experimentation in Teams", Micro Theory Lunch
September 1, 2014 Peter Phillips, Yale University, "Some Magic with Saddlepoint Approximants", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
August 21, 2014 Amanda Kowalski, SHARE Webinar: The Individual Mandate, [Paper]
June 6, 2014 Cowles Foundation, Conference on Economic Theory, Cowles Summer Conference
June 5, 2014 Cowles Foundation, Conference on Structural Empirical Microeconomic Models, Cowles Summer Conference
June 5, 2014 Cowles Foundation, Conference on Economic Theory, Cowles Summer Conference
June 4, 2014 Cowles Foundation, Conference on Structural Empirical Microeconomic Models, Cowles Summer Conference
June 3, 2014 Cowles Foundation, Conference on Econometrics, Cowles Summer Conference
June 3, 2014 Cowles Foundation, Conference on New Perspectives on Macroeconomics, Trade, and Development, Cowles Summer Conference
June 2, 2014 Cowles Foundation, Conference on Econometrics, Cowles Summer Conference
June 2, 2014 Cowles Foundation, Conference on New Perspectives on Macroeconomics, Trade, and Development, Cowles Summer Conference
May 19, 2014 Pablo Olmos, "Observing Unobservables Using Complementary-Goods Theory: Measuring the Effect of Marijuana Liberalization on Its Use", Development Lunch
May 12, 2014 Gabriella Sangtangelo, Yale University , “Firms and Farms: Agricultural Productivity Shocks and the Local Indian Economy”, Development Lunch
May 12, 2014 Xiang Ma, "School Consolidation and Education", Development Lunch
May 7, 2014 A. Ronald Gallant, Penn State University & Cowles visitor, "GMM with Latent Variables Revisited", Econometrics Seminar
May 5, 2014 Rob Jensen, Wharton, "Market Size, Demand and the Growth of Firms: Evidence From a Natural Experiment in India", Development Workshop
May 5, 2014 William Caferro, Vanderbilt University, "The Black Death and Florentine Wages, 1345-1354" , Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
May 5, 2014 Ron Gallant, Penn State & Cowles Visitor, "Parallelization Strategies: Hardware and Software (Two Decades of Personal Experience)", Econometrics Research Workshop
May 5, 2014 Ana Reynoso, Yale University , "Matching in Marriage Markets with Polygamy", Development Lunch
April 30, 2014 Stéphane Bonhomme, University of Chicago & Cowles visitor, "Household Earnings and Consumption: A Nonlinear Framework" (with Manuel Arellano and Richard Blundell), Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
April 30, 2014 Nicholas Christakis, Yale University, "Social Network Intervention Experiments", Cowles Lunch Talk
April 29, 2014 Alex Smolin, Yale University, "Selling Experiments: Menu Pricing for Information" (with Dirk Bergemann & Alessandro Bonatti), Micro Theory Lunch
April 28, 2014 Oeindrila Dube, NYU, "From Maize to Haze: Agricultural Shocks and the Growth of the Mexican Drug Sector", Development Workshop, [Paper]
April 28, 2014 Stéphane Bonhomme, University of Chicago & Cowles Visitor, "Fixed-effects and Random-effects Approaches for Panel Data: Recent Developments", Econometrics Research Workshop
April 28, 2014 Anand Swamy, Williams College, "Protecting the Borrower: An Experiment in Colonial India" (with Latika Chaudhary), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
April 28, 2014 Tommaso Porzio, Yale University , "Heterogeneous Growth Paths: Technology Dispersion and Human Capital", Development Lunch
April 27, 2014 Cowles Foundation, 10th Annual GE Conference, Cowles GE Conference
April 26, 2014 Cowles Foundation, 10th Annual GE Conference, Cowles GE Conference
April 25, 2014 Cowles Foundation, 10th Annual GE Conference, Cowles GE Conference
April 23, 2014 Neil Shepard, Harvard, "Econometric Analysis of Multivariate Realised QML: Estimation of the Covariation of Equity Prices under Asynchronous Trading", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
April 23, 2014 Constantinos Daskalakis, MIT, "Duality and Revenue Maximization in a Multiple-Good Monopoly”, Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
April 22, 2014 Elhanan Helpman, Ph.D., Galen L. Stone Professor of International Trade from Harvard University, “Trade and Inequality”
April 22, 2014 Sofia Moroni, Yale University, "Experimentation in Teams".
April 22, 2014 Sofia Moroni, Yale University, Experimentation in Teams"., Micro Theory Lunch
April 21, 2014 Seema Jayachandran, Northwestern University, "Fertility Decline and Missing Women" , Development Workshop
April 21, 2014 Byron Lew, Trent University, "Farm Mechanization on an Otherwise `Featureless' Plain: Tractors on the Northern Great Plains and Immigration Policy of the 1920s", Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
April 21, 2014 Eric Gautier, ENSAE - CREST, "TBA", Econometrics Research Workshop
April 21, 2014 Gabriella Santangelo, Yale University, TBA, Development Lunch
April 17, 2014 David Neumark, Professor of Economics, University of California-Irvine, "TBA"
April 17, 2014 Esta Stecher, Chief Executive Officer, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, "A JD in the C-Suite: Running a Financial Services Company After Dodd-Frank"
April 16, 2014 Azeem Shaikh, University of Chicago, "Randomization Tests under a Weak Convergence Assumption", Econometrics Seminar
April 16, 2014 Bruno Strulovici, Northwestern University, visiting Cowles, "Forward-Looking Behavior Revisited: A Foundation of Time Inconsistency", Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
April 16, 2014 Pascaline Dupas, Stanford University, "Unobserved Heterogeneity, Liquidity Constraints, and the Design of Pigouvian Subsidies: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa"
April 15, 2014 Kenneth S. Rogoff, Harvard University, "Policy Dilemmas in the Aftermath of Financial Crises"
April 15, 2014 Dongkyu Chang, Yale University, “Bargaining with Outside Options” , Micro Theory Lunch
April 14, 2014 Ruben Durante, Yale Visitor, "Political Advertising and Voting Intentions: Evidence from Random Variation in Ad Viewership" (with Emilio Gutierrez), Development Workshop
April 14, 2014 John Wallis, University of Maryland and Yale Visitor, “Leviathan Denied: Governments, Rules, and Social Dynamics”, Economic History Workshop
April 14, 2014 Meredith Startz, Yale University , "Tinkering: Incentives to Innovate", Development Lunch
April 14, 2014 Andres Santos, UCSD & Cowles visitor, "Results and Conjectures on the Wild Bootstrap", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
April 9, 2014 Andres Santos, UC San Diego/Cowles visitor, "Inference for Directionally Differentiable Functions" (with Zheng Fang), Econometrics Seminar
April 9, 2014 Daniel Barron, Yale University, "Policy Commitments in Relational Contracts" (joint with Michael Powell), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
April 8, 2014 Noam Tanner, Yale University, "Two-Sided Persuasion", Micro Theory Lunch
April 7, 2014 Andrew W. Lo, Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor, Professor of Finance, and the Director of MIT’s Laboratory for Financial Engineering, MIT Sloan School of Management , "Big Data, Big Brother, and Financial Regulation"
April 7, 2014 Tarek Hassan, Chicago Booth, "Street Protests and Rent-Seeking Networks: Evidence from Egypt's Arab Spring", Development Workshop
April 7, 2014 John Parman, The College of William and Mary, "Measuring Residential Segregation" (with Trevor D. Logan), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
April 7, 2014 Julia Garlick, Yale University, "Financial Frictions and Moral Hazard", Development Lunch
April 7, 2014 Giovanni Compiani, Yale, "Nonparametric Identification of Multivariate Mixtures with Conditional Dependence", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch
April 3, 2014 Jide Okechuku Nzelibe, Northwestern University, "The Elusive Free Trade Constitution"
April 3, 2014 John A. Levin '63, CEO, Levin Capital Strategies, LP, "Eight Proposed Rule Changes to Make National Securities Markets Less Unfair to the Public and Three Suggestions to Limit Activism to Help the Country"
April 2, 2014 Maria Ponomareva, Northern Illinois University, "Identification of Panel Data Models with Endogenous Censoring", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
April 2, 2014 Stephen Morris, Princeton University, visiting Cowles, "Endogenous Information Acquisition, Continuous Choice and Approximate Common Knowledge" (with Ming Yang), Microeconomic Theory Workshop
April 2, 2014 David Cutler, Harvard University, "Physician Beliefs and Patient Preferences: A New Look At Regional Variation In Health Care Spending" (with Jonathan Skinner, Ariel Dora Stern, David Wennberg), [Paper]
April 1, 2014 Gregory Samanez-Larkin, Yale University, “Behavioral and Neural Assessment of Investment Decision Making Across Adulthood”, Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
March 31, 2014 Eric Verhoogen, Columbia University, "Barriers to Technology Adoption within Manufacturing Firms: Evidence from Pakistan" with David Atkin, Azam Chaudhry, Shamyla Chaudry and Ami Khandelwal, Development Workshop
March 31, 2014 Jeff Racine, McMaster University, "Shape Constrained Nonparametric Estimation and Inference - An Overview of Recent Developments", Econometrics Research Workshop
March 31, 2014 Sabrin Beg, Yale University, "Land Institutions and Politics", Development Lunch
March 26, 2014 Jeff Racine, McMaster University/Cowles Visitor, "Infinite Order Cross-Validated Local Polynomial Regression", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
March 26, 2014 Andrea Prat, Columbia, "Managerial Attention and Worker Engagement", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
March 25, 2014 Zvika Neeman, Tel Aviv University & Cowles visitor, "TBA"
March 25, 2014 Zvika Neeman, Tel Aviv University, visiting Cowles, "Government Funding for R&D Startups" (with Saul Lach and Mark Schankerman), Micro Theory Lunch
March 24, 2014 Petra Persson, Stanford University, "Elite Influence as a Substitute for Local Democracy: Evidence from Backgrounds of Chinese Provincial Leaders" (with Ekaterina Zhuravskaya), Development Workshop
March 24, 2014 Charles Calomiris, Columbia Business School, "Corporate Governance and Risk Management at Unprotected Banks: National Banks in the 1890s" (with Mark Carlson), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
March 24, 2014 Nikhil Agarwal, Yale University, "Identification and Estimation in manipulable Assignment Mechanisms", Econometrics Research Workshop
March 24, 2014 Jeff Weaver, Yale University , "Is Our Leaders Learning? The Role of Education in Politician Decision-making and Public Goods Provision", Development Lunch
March 24, 2014 Jeff Racine, McMaster University, "The Smooth Colononel and the Reverend Find Common Ground", Econometrics Prospectus Lunch, [Paper]
March 13, 2014 Ran Spiegler, Tel Aviv University, "On the Equilibrium Effects of Nudging"
March 7, 2014 Weil, Gotshal & Manges Roundtable
March 7, 2014 Nick Barberis, Bob Frank, Daeyeol Lee, and Ifat Levy (Organizers), A Cognitive Science Workshop on Perception and Choice
March 6, 2014 Robert M. Daines '92, Pritzker Professor of Law and Business, Stanford Law School, "Right on Schedule: CEO Option Grants and Opportunism"
March 5, 2014 Brendan Kline, University of Texas, Austin, "The Empirical Content of Games with Bounded Regressors", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
March 5, 2014 Laurent Lamy, Paris School of Economics, "On Discrimination in Procurement Auctions" (with Philippe Jehiel), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
March 4, 2014 David G. Rand, Yale University, "Strategies Used in Noisy Repeated Games: Experimental Evidence" (with Drew Fudenburg and Anna Dreber)", Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
March 3, 2014 Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University, “Management as a Technology” (with Raffaella Sadun & John Van Reenen), Development Workshop, [Paper]
March 3, 2014 Alex Cohen, Yale University, "Uninsured Risk and Misallocation: Evidence from Farms", Development Lunch
February 27, 2014 Daniel Shoag, Harvard University, "Why Has Regional Income Convergence in the U.S. Declined"
February 27, 2014 Randall S. Kroszner, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, "A Review of Bank Fund Cost Differentials"
February 26, 2014 Fareed Zakaria GPS, Editor at Large of TIME, a Washington Post columnist, and a New York Times bestselling author, "Is The American Dream Dead?"
February 26, 2014 Isaiah Andrews, MIT, "Conditional Linear Combination Tests for Weakly Identified Models", Econometrics Seminar
February 26, 2014 Siddhartha Sahi, Rutgers University, "Money as Minimal Complexity", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
February 25, 2014 Eric Smith, Santa Fe Institute, "Strategic Indeterminacy in Bank-Run Models: Factors that Drive Phase Transitions Between Unique and Multiple Equilibria" (with Martin Shubik), Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
February 24, 2014 Joe Kaboski, Notre Dame, "Can Self-Help Groups Really Be "Self-Help"? (with Brian Greaney & Eva Van Leemput), Development Workshop, [Paper]
February 24, 2014 Oscar Gelderblom, Utrecht University, “Permanent Capital and Risk Management: The VOC Insurance Contract of 1613” (with Abe de Jong and Joost Jonker), Economic History Workshop, [Paper]
February 24, 2014 Ingrid Van Keilegom, Université catholique de Louvain, "Frontier Estimation in the Presence of Measurement Error with Unknown Variance" (with A. Kneip and L. Simar), Econometrics Research Workshop
February 24, 2014 Sabyasachi Das, Yale University, "Do Public Meetings Matter? Theory and Evidence from Indian Village Councils", Development Lunch
February 19, 2014 Ingrid Van Keilegom, Louvain School of Statistics, Biostastictics and Actuarial Sciences, "Estimation of Conditional Ranks and Tests of Exogeneity in Nonparametric Nonseparable Models", Econometrics Seminar, [Paper]
February 19, 2014 George Mailath, University of Pennsylvania, visiting Cowles, "The Curse of Long Horizons", Microeconomic Theory Workshop
February 19, 2014 Shyam Sunder, SOM, "Risky Curves: On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility"
February 18, 2014 Ufuk Akcigit, University of Pennsylvania, "Buy, Keep or Sell: Economic Growth and the Market for Ideas" (with M.Celik and J. Greenwood), Macroeconomics Workshop, [Paper]
February 18, 2014 Filip Matejka, CERGE-EI, "Rational Inattention to Discrete Choices: A New Foundation for the Multinomial Logit Model" (with Alisdair McKay), Micro Theory Lunch, [Paper]
February 17, 2014 Asim Khwaja, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, "Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Incentive Pay for Tax Collectors" (with Adnan Q. Khan and Benjamin A. Olken), Development Workshop
February 12, 2014 Gregory Mankiw, Harvard University, "Defending the One Percent", [Paper]
February 12, 2014 Alexandre Tsybakov, CREST and Université Paris, "A Linear/conic Programming Approach to High-dimensional Errors-in-variables Models" (with M.Rosenbaum), Econometrics Seminar
February 12, 2014 Stephan Lauermann, University of Bonn, visiting Cowles, "Manipulated Electorates and Information Aggregation" (with Mehmet Ekmekci), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
February 12, 2014 Professor of Law, Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo (Direito GV) and John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Executive Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, "The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Non-Financial Firms: The Case of Brazilian corporations and Lessons for the Private and Public Enforcement Debate", YLS Center for the Study of Corporate Law
February 11, 2014 Aron Tobias, Yale University, "Optimal Income Taxation in Open Economies", Micro Theory Lunch
February 10, 2014 Ariel BenYishay, Yale SOM Visitor, "Communicating with Farmers through Social Networks" (with Mushfiq Mobarak), Development Workshop, [Paper]
February 5, 2014 Alexandre Tsybakov, CREST and Université Paris, "Estimation in High-dimensional Regression", Econometrics Seminar
February 5, 2014 John Geanakoplos, Yale University, "Financial Innovation, Collateral and Investment" (with Ana Fostel), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
January 30, 2014 Uri Gneezy, University of San Diego/SOM, "TBA"
January 29, 2014 Juuso Valimaki, Aalto School of Economics, visiting Cowles, "Common Value Auctions with Costly Entry" (with Pauli Murto), Microeconomic Theory Workshop, [Paper]
January 29, 2014 Nicholas Ryan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “The Competitive Effects of Transmission Infrastructure in the Indian Electricity Market”, Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 28, 2014 Chris Palmer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Why Did So Many Subprime Borrowers Default During the Crisis: Loose Credit or Plummeting Prices?"
January 27, 2014 Cecile Gaubert, Princeton University, “Firm Sorting and Agglomeration”, Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 23, 2014 Stefanie Stantcheva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Optimal Taxation and Human Capital Policies over the Life Cycle”, Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 22, 2014 Eric Mengus, Toulouse School of Economics, "Foreign Debt and Ricardian Equivalence", Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 21, 2014 Corinne Low, Columbia University, “Pricing the Biological Clock: Reproductive Capital on the US Marriage Market”, Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 20, 2014 Conrad Miller, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Essays on Anti-Discrimination Policy in the Labor Market”
January 17, 2014 Gautam Rao, University of California Berkeley, "Familiarity Does Not Breed Contempt: Diversity, Discrimination and Generosity in Delhi Schools"
January 16, 2014 Itay Saporta Ecksten, Stanford University, “Job Loss, Consumption and Unemployment Insurance”, Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 15, 2014 Kevin Williams, University of Minnesota (Joint with SOM Marketing), "Dynamic Airline Pricing and Seat Availability"
January 15, 2014 José-Antonio Espín-Sánchez, Northwestern University, “The Illiquidity of Water Markets” (with Javier Donna), Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 14, 2014 Thomas Covert, Harvard University, “Experiential and Social Learning in Firms: The Case of Hydraulic Fracturing in the Bakken Shale”
January 13, 2014 Jay Lu, Princeton University, “Random Choice and Private Information”, Junior Faculty Recruiting
January 13, 2014 Scott Baker, Stanford University, ""Debt and the Consumption Response to Household Income Shocks", SOM Economics Faculty Recruiting
January 10, 2014 Charles Angelucci, Harvard University, "Motivating Information Acquisition through Risky Decision-Making", SOM Economics Faculty Recruiting
January 9, 2014 Rohit Lamba, Princeton University, "Repeated Bargaining: A Mechanism Design Approach", SOM Economics Faculty Recruiting