Labor/Public Economics Workshop, 2004/05 - 2011/12

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2011/12  
Sep. 8 David Autor, MIT, ” The China Syndrome: Local Labor Market Effects of Import Competition in the United States” (with David Dorn and Gordon Hanson) [Paper]
   Joint with International Trade Workshop
Sep. 15 Juan Pantano, Washington University in St. Louis, “Using Subjective Expectations Data to Allow for Unobserved Heterogeneity in Hotz-Miller Estimation Strategies” (with Yu Zheng) [Paper]
Sep. 22 Lance Lochner, The University of Western Ontario, “Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family”
Sep. 29 Mario Macis, John Hopkins, “Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment on Blood Donation” (Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Rober Slonim) [Paper]
Oct. 6 Ahu Gemici, New York University, “Marriage and Cohabitation” (with Steve Laufer) [Paper]
Oct. 13 Chao Fu, University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Equilibrium Tuition, Applications, Admissions and Enrollment in the College Market” [Paper]
Oct. 20 Priyanka Anand, Yale University, “The Effect of Rising Health Insurance Prices on Compensation and Employment”
Oct. 21 Vincent Pohl, Yale University, “Medicaid and the Labor Supply of Single Mothers: Implications for Health Care Reform”
Oct. 27 Enrico Moretti, University of California Berkeley, visiting Cowles, “Local Economic Development, Agglomeration Economies, and the Big Push: One Hundred Years of Evidence from the Tennessee Valley Authority”
Nov. 3 Peter Arcidiacono, Duke University, “Isolating Mechanisms for the Racial Divide in Education and the Labor Market: Evidence from Interracial Families” (with andrew Beauchamp, Marie Hull and Seth Sanders) [Paper]
Nov. 10 Kathryn Shaw, Stanford Graduate School of Business, “The Value of Bosses” (with edward P. Lazear and Christopher T. Stanton) [Paper]
Nov. 17 Ted Rosenbaum, Yale Unversity, “Low Cost Location vs. Right Next Door: A Dilemma of Manufacturing Site Selection”
Feb. 9 Flavio Cunha, University of Pennsylvania/Cowles Visitor, “The Production of Child Human Capital: Endowments, Investments and Fertility” (with Anna Aizer)
Feb. 16 Amanda Dawn Pallais, Harvard University, “Inefficient Hiring in Entry-Level Labor Markets” [Paper]
Mar. 1 Shouyong Shi, University of Toronto, “Sectoral Shift, Job Mobility and Wage Inequality” (with Florian Hoffmann)
Mar. 22 Claudia Goldin, Harvard University, “The Career Cost of Family”
   Joint with Economic History Workshop
Mar. 29 Eric French, Federal Reserve Bank, Cowles Visitor, “The Effect of DI Receipt on Labor Supply” 
Apr. 5 Jeremy Lise, University College London, Cowles Visitor, “The Macro-dynamics of Sorting between Workers and Firms” (with Jean-Marc Robin)
Apr. 12 John Kennan, University of Wisconsin, “Higher Education Subsidies and Human Capital Mobility” [Paper]
Apr. 19 Hamish Low, University of Cambridge, Cowles Visitor, “Saving on a Rainy Day, Borrowing for a Rainy Day” (with Sule Alan and Tom Crossley) [Paper]
Apr. 26 Sue Dynarski, University of Michigan, “Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Childhood Investments on Postsecondary Attainment and Degree Completion” (with Joshua M. Hyman, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach) [Paper]
May 3 Kelly Bedard, University of California, “Letting Down the Team? Evidence of Social Effects of Team Incentives?” (with Philip Babcock, Gary Charness, John Hartman and Heather Royer) [Paper]
2010/11  
Sep. 10 Adriana Lleras-Muney, UCLA, “Child Gender and Parental Investments in India: Are Boys and Girls Treated Differently?” (with Silvia Helena Barcellos and Leandro Carvalho) [Paper]
Sep. 17 Tal Gross, Columbai University, “The Effect of  Health Insurance Coverage on the Use of Medical Services” (with Michael Anderson and Carlos Dobkin) [Paper]
Sep. 24 Richard Mansfield, Yale University, “Teacher Quality and Student Inequality” [Paper]
Oct. 1 Christian Dustmann, University College London, “Referral-Based Job Search Networks” (with Albrecht Glitz and Uta Schoenberg) [Paper]
Oct. 8 Janet Currie, Columbia University, “Traffic Congestion and Infant Health: Evidence from E-ZPass” (with Reed Walker) [Paper]
Oct. 15 Donna Gilleskie, University of North Carolina, “Untangling the Direct and Indirect Effects of Body Mass on Earnings” (with Euna Han and Edward Norton) [Paper]
Oct. 22 Mark Klee, Yale University, “Aggregate Welfare under Professional Licensing and Certification with Coarse Signals”
Oct. 29 Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford University, “Disability Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance” (with Hamish Low) [Paper]
Nov. 5 Kenneth Wolpin, University of Pennsylvania, “Aligning Learning Incentives: An Experiment in Mexican High Schools to Improve Mathematics Performance” (with Jere Behrman, Susan Parker, and Petra Todd)
Nov. 12 Mark Duggan, University of Maryland, “Can Risk Adjustment Reduce Selection in Private Insurance Markets? Evidence from the Medicare Advantage Program” (with Jason Brown, Ilyana Kuziemko, and William Woolston) [Paper]
Nov. 19 Rasmus Lentz, University of Wisconsin, “Labor Market Friction, Firm Heterogeneity, and Aggregate Employment and Productivity” (with Dale T. Mortensen) [Paper]
Dec. 3 Andrew Shephard, Princeton University, “Equilibrium Search and Tax Credit Reform” [Paper]
Dec. 10 Jean-Marc Robin, Sciences Po, Paris, “Marriage with Labor Supply” (with Nicolas Jacquemet) [Paper]
Dec. 15 Melissa Tartari, Yale University, “The Impacts of the 1992-1996 California Welfare Experiment”
Jan. 26 Joseph Hotz, Duke University, “Modeling College Major Choices using Elicited Measures of Expectations and Counterfactuals” (with Peter Arcidiacono and Songman Kang) [Paper]
Feb. 11 Aspen Gorry, UC, Santa Cruz, “Experience and Worker Flows” [Paper]
Feb. 18 Jonah Gelbach, Yale University, “Testing for Racial Discrimination in Bail Setting Using Nonparametric Estimation of a Parametric Model” (with Shawn Bushway) [Paper]
Feb. 25 Alexandre Mas, Princeton University, “Inequality at Work: The Effect of Peer Salaries on Job Satisfaction” (with David Card, Enrico Moretti, Emmanuel Saez) [Paper]
Mar. 4 Nancy Qian, Yale University, “The General Equilibrium Effects of China’s Urban Housing Reforms on the Wage Structure” (with Lakshmi Iyer, Xin Meng and Xiaoxue Zhao) [Paper]
Mar. 25 Moshe Buchinsky, UCLA, visiting Cowles, “The Dynamics of Educational Choices in the United States” (with Alvaro Mezza and Douglas McKee) [Paper]
Apr. 1 Costas Meghir, Yale University, “Education Policy and Crime”
Apr. 8 Kory Kroft, Yale Universty, “Should Unemployment Insurance Vary with the Unemployment Rate?   Theory and Evidence” (with Matthew J. Notowidigdo) [Paper]
Apr. 15 Victor Lavy, University of London, “How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Returns? Evidence from an Unusual Pay Reform in Israel’s Kibbutzim” (with Ran Abramitzky) [Paper]
Apr. 22 Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Kennedy School, “Identifying Provider Prejudice in Healthcare” (with Douglas Staiger) [Paper]
Apr. 29 Raj Chetty, Harvard University, “Bounds on Elasticities with Optimization Frictions: A Synthesis of Micro and Macro Evidence on Labor Supply” [Paper]
May 6 Ronni Pavan, University of Rochester, “The Specifity of General Human Capital: Evidence from College Major Choice” (with Josh Kinsler and Jong-Suk Han)
2009/10  
Sep. 11 Kirabo Jackson, Cornell University, “Peer Quality or Input Quality?: Clean Evidence from Trinidad and Tobago” [Paper]
Sep. 17 Jonathan Gruber, MIT, “Consumer Choice for Medicare Part D Plans” [Paper]
   Joint with Industrial Organization Seminar
Sep. 18 Dora Gicheva, Yale University, “Working Long Hours and Career Wage Growth” [Paper]
Sep. 25 Steven Bednar, Yale University, “The Effect of Campaign Visits on Election Outcomes”
Oct. 2 Derek Neal, University of Chicago, “Pay for Percentile” (with Gadi Barlevy) [Paper]
Oct. 9 Todd Elder, Michigan State University, “Donorcycles: Do Motorcycle helmet Laws Reduce Organ Donations?” (with Stacy Dickert-Conlin and Brian Moore) [Paper]
Oct. 16 Fabian Duarte, Yale University, “Price Elasticity of Expenditure across Health Care Services”
Oct. 23 Matthew Johnson, Yale University, “Borrowing Constraints, College Enrollment, and Delayed Entry” [Paper]
Oct. 30 Costas Meghir, University College, London, “Wages and Informality in Developing Countries” (with Renata Narita and Jean Marc Robin) [Paper]
Nov. 6 Daniel Aaronson, Federal Research Bank of Chicago, “The Impact of Rosenwald Schools on Black Achievement” (with Bhashkar Mazumder) [Paper]
Nov. 13 John Abowd, Cornell University, “National Estimates of Gross Employment and Job Flows from the Quarterly Workforce Indicators with Demographic and Industry Detail” (with Lars Vilhuber) [Paper]
Nov. 20 David Blau, Ohio State University, “How Do Pensions Affect Household Wealth Accumulation?” [Paper]
Dec. 4 Paul Oyer, Stanford University, “The Returns to Attending a Prestigious Law School” (with Scott Schaefer) [Paper]
Dec. 11 Kerwin Charles, University of Chicago, “Voter Turnout and the Labor Market” (with Melvin Stephens) [Paper]
Feb. 5 Hank Farber, Princeton University, “Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections” [Paper]
Feb. 12 Jeffrey Grogger, University of Chicago, “Speech Patterns and Racial Wage Inequality” [Paper]
Feb. 19 Bentley MacLeod, Columbia University, “Anti-Lemons: Social Reputation and Educational Quality” (with Miguel Urquiola) [Paper]
Feb. 26 Janet Currie, Columbia University, “Traffic Congestion and Infant Health: Evidence from E-ZPass” (with Reed Walker) [Paper]
Mar. 26 Christopher Robinson, University of Western Ontario, “Occupational Mobility, Occupation Distance and the Evolution of Basic Skills” [Paper]
Apr. 9 Robert Gibbons, MIT Sloan School of Management, “Relational Contracts and the Origins of Organizational Capabilities” [Paper]
Apr. 16 Jonathan Skinner, Dartmouth College, “Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care” (with Douglas Staiger) [Paper]
Apr. 23 Bruce Meyer, University of Chicago, “The Declining Quality of Household Survey Data” [Paper] [Tables]
2008/09  
Sep. 5 Betsey Stevenson, Wharton, UPenn, “Economic Growth and Subjective Well-being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox” (with Justin Wolfers) [Paper]
Sep. 15 Martin Browning, Oxford Spending Time and Money within the Household”
Sep. 19 Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University, “Trends in the Transitory Variance of Male Earnings in the U.S., 1970-2004” (with Peter Gottschalk) [Paper]
Sep. 26 David Albouy, University of Michigan, “Are Big Cities Really Bad Places to Live? Improving Quality-of-life Estimates Across Cities” [Paper]
Oct. 3 Christopher Taber, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Oct. 10 Fernando Ferreira, Wharton, UPenn, “The Value of School Facilities: Evidence from a Dynamic Regression Discontinuity Design” (with Stephanie R. Cellini amd Jesse Rothstein) [Paper]
Oct. 17 Peter McHenry, “The Geographic Distribution of Human Capital: Measurement of Contributing Mechanisms” [Paper]
Oct. 24 Jonah E. Rockoff, Columbia University Business School, “Short Run Impacts of Accountability on School Quality” (with Lesley J. Turner) [Paper]
Oct. 31 Pedro Carneiro, University College London, “A Flying Start? Maternity Leave and Long-term Outcomes for Mother and Child” (with Katrine Løken and Kjell G. Salvanes) [Paper]
Nov. 7 Doug McKee, Yale University, “Do Good Kids Finish First? Characterizing the Bequest Motive in Mexico” (with Beth Soldo) [Paper]
Nov. 14 Lawrence Katz, Harvard University, “Dynamics of the Gender Gap for Young Professionals in the Financial and Corporate Sectors” (with Marianne Bertrand and Claudia Goldin) [Paper]
Nov. 21 Nicole Fortin, University of British Columbia, “Gender Role Attitudes and Women’s Labor Market Participation: Opting-Out and the Persistent Appeal of Housewifery” [Paper]
Dec. 5 Petra Todd, UPenn, “How Universal School Vouchers Affect Educational and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Chile” (with David Bravo and SankarMukhopadhyay) [Paper]
Dec. 12 Wojciech Kopczuk, Columbia University,”Earnings Mobility and Inequality in the United States: Evidence from Social Security Data since 1937” (with Emmanuel Saez) [Paper]
Feb. 20 Todd Stinebrickner, University of Western Ontario, “Learning about Academic Ability and the College Drop-out Decision” (with Ralph Stinebrickner) [Paper]
Feb. 27 Francis Kramarz, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics, “Labor Market Outcomes and the Enforcement of the Employment Protection Legislation” (with Henri Fraisse and Corinne Prost) [Paper]
Mar. 27 Arnaud Dupuy, Maastricht University, “Sorting on Skills and Preferences: Tinbergen Meets Sattinger” [Paper]
Apr. 3 Alan Krueger, Princeton University, “Validating the American Time Use Survey (ATUS): How Well Do People Remember What They Were Doing Yesterday?”
Apr. 10 Maurizio Mazzocco, UCLA, “Testing Efficient Risk Sharing with Heterogeneous Risk Preferences” (with Shiv Saini) [Paper]
Apr. 17 David Blau, Ohio State University, “How Do Pensions Affect Household Wealth Accumulation?” [Paper]
Apr. 24 Sergio Urzua, Northwestern University, “The Causal Effects of Education on Health” (with Jim Heckman & Gabriella Conti) [Paper]
May 1 Juanna Joensen, Stockholm School of Economics, ”Academic and Labor Market Success: The Impact of Student Employment, Abilities, and Preferences” [Paper]
2007/08  
Sep. 7 Raj Chetty, UC Berkeley, “Moral Hazard vs. Liquidity in Unemployment Insurance” [Paper]
Sep. 14 H. Wilbert van der Klaauw, New York Federal Reserve Bank, The Impact of Social and Economic Policy on the Family Structure Experience of Children in the United States” (with David Blau) [Paper]
Sep. 21 Christopher Flinn, New York University, “Household Time Allocation and Modes of Behavior: A Theory of Sorts”
Sep. 28 Patrick Kline, Yale, “Do Local Economic Development Programs Work? Evidence from the Federal Empowerment Zone Program”
Oct. 5 David Card, UC Berkeley, “Does Medicare Save Lives?” (with Carlos Dobkin and Nicole Maestas) [Paper]
Oct. 12 Edward Glaeser, Harvard University, “Arbitrage in Housing Markets” (with Joseph Gyourko) [Paper]
Oct. 19 Shannon Seitz, Boston College, ”Consumption Inequality and Intra-Household Allocations”
Oct. 26 Jeffrey Matthew Weinstein, Yale, “The Relationship Between School Characteristics and Neighborhood Characteristics: Evidence from School Redistricting”
Nov. 2 Alan Manning, LSE, visiting MIT, “The Plant Size-place Effect: Agglomeration and Monopsony in Labour Markets” [Paper]
Nov. 9 Daniele Paserman, Boston University/Hebrew University, ”Gender Differences in Performance in Competitive Environments: Evidence from Professional Tennis Players” [Paper]
Nov. 16 Jonah Gelbach, University of Arizona, “Can Subgroup-Specific Mean Treatment Effects Explain Heterogeneity in Welfare Reform Effects? Evidence from Connecticut’s Jobs First Experiment” [Paper]
Nov. 30 Anders Björklund, Stockholm University, ”Family Background and Income during the Rise of the Welfare State: Brother Correlations in Income for Swedish Men Born 1932-1968” (with Markus Jäntto and Matthew J. Lindquist) [Paper]
Dec. 7 Holger Sieg, Carnegie Mellon University, ”The Joy of Giving and the Greater Joy of Receiving: Estimating Multiple-Discrete Choice Models of Philanthropic Giving” (with Jipeng Zhang) [Paper]
Feb. 22 Alex Mas, UC Berkeley, “Long-Run Impacts of Unions on Firms: New Evidence from Financial Markets, 1961-1999” (with David Lee) [Paper]
Feb. 29 Joseph Altonji, Yale Univeristy, “Changes in the Characteristics of American Youth: Implications for Adult Outcomes” (with Fabian Lange and Prashant Bharadwaj) [Paper]
Mar. 7 Manuela Angelucci, University of Arizona, “Indirect Effects of an Aid Program: How do Cash Transfers Affect Ineligibles’ Consumption?” (with Giacomo De Giorgi) [Paper]
Mar. 28 Enrico Moretti, UC Berkeley, “Identifying Agglomeration Spillovers: Evidence from Million Dollar Plants” (with Michael Greenstone and Richard Hornbeck) [Paper]
Apr. 4 Jeff Liebman, Harvard University “Earnings Responses to Increases in Payroll Taxes” (with Emmanuel Saez) [Paper]
Apr. 11 Till von Wachter, Columbia University, “Mortality, Mass-Layoffs, and Career Outcomes: An Analysis using Administrative Data” (with Daniel Sullivan) [Paper]
Apr. 18 David Autor, MIT, “Inequality and Specialization: The Growth of Low-Skill Service Jobs in the United States” (with David Dorn) [Paper]
Apr. 25 Michael Elsby, University of Michigan “Marginal Jobs, Heterogeneous Firms, and Unemployment Flows” (with Ryan Michaels) [Paper]
May 2 Gary Solon, Michigan State, “Trends in Men’s Earnings Volatility: What Does the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Show?” (with Donggyun Shin) [Paper]
May 9 Tat Chan, Washington University at St. Louis, “Using Subjective Expectations to Infer Managerial Objectives and Choices” (with Barton H. Hamilton and Christopher Makler) [Paper]
2006/07  
Sep. 8 Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Brown University, “Did Highways Cause Suburbanization?” [Paper] and “Suburbanization and Transportation in the Monocentric Model” [Paper]
Sep. 15 Meta Brown, University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Tied Transfers” (with Maurizio Mazzocco, John K. Scholz and Ananth Seshadri) [Paper]
Sep. 22 Aloysius Siow, University of Toronto, “Marriage Matching, Efficient Risk Sharing and Spousal Labor Supplies” (with Eugene Choo and Shannon Seitz) [Paper]
Sep. 29 Jim Heckman, University of Chicago, “The Evolution of Labor Earnings Risk in the U.S. Economy” (with Flavio Cunha) [Slides]
Oct. 6 Mark Duggan, University of Maryland, “Aching to Retire? The Rise in the Full Retirement Age and its Impact on the Disability Rolls” (with Perry Singleton and Jae Song) [Paper]
Oct. 13 Kenneth Y. Chay, UC Berkeley, “The Long Run and Intergenerational Impact of Poor Infant Health: Evidence from Cohorts Born During the Civil Rights Era” (with Douglas Almond) [Paper]
Oct. 20 Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia, “Unconditional Quantile Regressions: Theory and Application” (and Sergio Firpo) [Paper]
Oct. 27 Adriana Lleras-Muney, Princeton University, “The Needs of an Army: Using Compulsory Relocation in the Military to Estimate the Effect of Air Pollutants on Children’s Health” [Paper]
Nov. 10 Dora Costa, MIT, “Surviving Andersonville: The Benefits of Social Networks in POW Camps” (and Matthew Kahn) [Paper]
Dec. 1 Jean Marc Robin, University College London, “An International Comparison of Lifetime Labor Income Values and Inequality” (with Audra J. Bowlus) [Paper]
Dec. 8 Seik Kim, Yale University, “Economic Assimilation of Foreign-Born Workers in the United States: An Overlapping Rotating Panel Analysis” [Paper]
Dec. 15 Jacob Vigdor, Duke University, “The Welfare Effects of Urban Decay and Revitalization” [Paper]
Feb. 23 Jérôme Adda, University College London, visiting UC Berkeley, “Labour Market Programmes and Labour Market Outcomes: A Study of the Swedish Active Labour Market Programmes” (with Mónica Costa Dias and Costas Meghir) [Paper]
Mar. 2 Derek Neal, University of Chicago, visiting Yale, “Current and Future Effects of Test-Based Accountability Systems”
Mar. 9 Amy Finkelstein, MIT, “EZ-Tax: Tax Salience and Tax Rates” [Paper]
Mar. 30 Enrico Moretti, UC Berkeley, “Peers at Work” (and Alexandre Max) [Paper]
Apr. 6 Daron Acemoglu, MIT, visiting Yale, “Input and Technology Choices In Regulated Industries: Evidence from the Health Care Sector” (with Amy Finkelstein) [Paper]
Apr. 13 Jonathan Guryan, University of Chicago, “Prejudice and the Economics of Discrimination” (with Kerwin Kofi Charles) [Paper]
Apr. 20  Donna B. Gilleskie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Prescription Drugs, Medical Care, and Health Outcomes: A Model of Elderly Health Dynamics” (with Zhou Yang and Edward C. Norton) [Paper]
Apr. 27 Steven Stern, University of Virginia, “Marriage, Divorce and Asymmetric Information” (with Leora Friedberg) [Paper]
May 4 Marcos Rangel, University of Chicago, “Is Parental Love Colorblind? Allocation of Resources within Mixed-Race Families” [Paper]
May 11 Steve Pischke, London School of Economics, visiting MIT, “Peer Effects in European Primary Schools: Evidence from PIRLS” (with Andreas Ammermueller) [Paper]
2005/06  
Sep. 9 James Levinsohn, University of Michigan, “Incomes in South Africa since the Fall of Apartheid” (with Murray Leibbrandt and Justin McCrary) [Paper]
Sep. 16 Mark Rosenzweig, Yale University, “Why is Mobility in India so Low? Social Insurance, Inequality, and Growth” (with Kaivan Munshi) [Paper]
Sep. 23 Joseph Doyle, MIT, “Child Protection and Child Outcomes: Measuring the Effects of Foster Care” [Paper]
Sep. 30 Lawrence Katz, Harvard University and Jeff Kling, Princeton University, Special Session on What We Have Learned from the Move to Opportunity Program (a HUD initiative that enabled inner-city poor to move to more affluent areas in a randomized experiment to assess the impact of living in a lower-crime area with better schools)
   Joint with Law, Economics and Organization Workshop
Oct. 7 Gianluca Violante, New York University, “Insurance and Opportunities: The Welfare Implications of Rising Wage Dispersion” (with J. Heathcote and K. Storesletten) [Paper]
Oct. 21 Costas Meghir, University College London, “Career Progression and Formal versus on the Job Training” (with J. Adda, C. Dustmann and J.-M. Robin) [Paper]
Oct. 28 Xia Li, Yale University, “Women’s Labor Market Outcomes and Childbearing”
Nov. 4 Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University, “The Effect of Transfer Programs on Labor Supply under Preference Heterogeneity and Variable Takeup” [Paper]
Nov. 11 Shamena Anwar, Yale University, “Testing for Statistical Discrimination:  Evidence from the Game Show Street Smarts”
Nov. 18 Richard Blundell, University College London, “Earned Income Tax Credit Policies: Impact and Optimality” (based on work with Mike Brewer and Andrew Shephard) [Paper]
Dec. 2 Steven Ross, University of Connecticut, Yale University, “Mortgage Lending in Chicago and Los Angeles: A Paired Testing Study of the Pre-Application Process” (with Margery Turner, Erin Godfrey and Robin R. Smith) [Paper]
Dec. 9 Mark Duggan, University of Maryland and Melissa Schettini Kearney, Brookings Institution, “The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation” [Paper]
Feb. 24 Dan Silverman, University of Michigan, “Consumption and Retirement: Evaluating Social Security Reform with a Life-Cycle Model” (with John Laitner) [Paper]
Mar. 3 Melissa Kearney, The Brookings Institution, “The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation” (with Mark Duggan) [Paper]
Mar. 24 Frank Vella, Georgetown University) “Estimating the Return to Endogenous Schooling Decisions via Conditional Second Moments” [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Mar. 31 Ken Wolpin, University of Pennsylvania, “Minority-Majority Differences in Female Life Cycle Behavior” [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Apr. 21 Emiko Usui, Wayne State University/Yale University, “Gender Occupational Segregation in an Equilibrium Search Model” [Paper]
Apr. 28 Aloysius Siow, University of Toronto, “Lifecycle Marriage Matching: Theory and Evidence” (with Eugene Choo) [Paper]
2004/05  
Sep. 17 David Autor, MIT, “Will Job Testing Harm Minority Workers?” (with David Scarborough) [Paper]
Sep. 24 Rasmus Lentz, Boston University, “Productivity Growth and Worker Reallocation: Theory and Evidence” (with Dale T. Mortensen) [Paper]
Oct. 1 David Card, University of California-Berkeley, “Racial Segregation and the Black-White Score Gap” (with Jesse Rothstein) [Paper]
Oct. 8 Randi Pintoff, Yale University, “The Impact of Incarceration on Juvenile Crime: A Regression Discontinuity Approach” [Paper]
Oct. 15 Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford University, “Wage Risk and Employment Risk Over the Life Cycle” (with Hamish Low and Costas Meghir) [Paper]
Oct. 22 Joseph G. Altonji (Yale University, “Estimating the Cream Skimming Effect of Private School Vouchers on Public School Students” (with Ching-I Huang and Christopher R. Taber) [Paper]
Oct. 29 Peter Arcidiacono, Duke University, “Estimating Spillovers in the Classroom with Panel Data” (with Gigi Foster, Natalie Goodpaster and Josh Kinsler) [Paper]
Nov. 5 Fabian Lange, Yale University, “The Social Value of Education and Human Capital” (with Robert Topel) [Paper]
Nov. 12 Luigi Guiso, University of Sassari & University of Chicago, “Learning to be an Entrepreneur” (with Fabiano Schivardi) [Paper]
Nov. 18 Anne Laferrère, CREST, INSEE, “Leaving the Nest: The Interaction of Parental Income and Family Environment” [Paper]
Nov. 19 Bruce Weinberg, Ohio State University, “People People: Social Capital and the Labor-Market Outcomes of Underrepresented Groups” (with Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel) [Paper]
Dec. 3 Kevin Lang, Boston University, “Education and Labor-Market Discrimination” (with Michael Manove) [Paper]
Dec. 10 Kevin Hallock, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “The Value of Stock Options to Non-Executive Employees” (with Craig A. Olson) [Paper]
Feb. 11 Justine Hastings, Yale University, “Estimating Demand for School Quality: Evidence from a School Choice Experiment” [Paper]
Feb. 18 Dan Silverman, University of Michigan, “Estimating Life-Cycle Parameters from Consumption Behavior at Retirement” [Paper]
Feb. 25 John Ham, Ohio State University, “Propensity Score Matching, a Distance-Based Measure of Migration, and the Wage Growth of Young Men” (with Xianghong Li and Patricia Regan) [Paper]
Mar. 4 John Kennan, University of Wisconsin, “The Effect of Expected Income on Individual Migration Decisions” (with James Walker) [Paper]
Mar. 25 Robert Topel, University of Chicago, “The Value of Health and Longevity” (with Kevin M. Murphy) [Paper]
Apr. 1 Philip Oreopoulos, University of Toronto, “The Intergenerational Consequences of Unexpected Job Loss” (with Marianne Page and Ann Huff Stevens) [Paper]
Apr. 8 Hoyt Bleakley (UC San Diego, “Long-Term Economic Effects of Childhood Exposure to Malaria: Evidence from the Malaria Eradication Campaign in Latin America”
Apr. 15 Hanming Fang (Yale University, “An Alternative Test of Racial Prejudice on Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence” (with Shamena Anwar) [Paper]
Apr. 22 Brian Knight, Brown University), “The Political Economy of School District Mergers” (with Nora Gordon) [Paper]
Apr. 29 Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago, “Selection, Investment, and Women’s Relative Wage since 1975” (with Yona Rubinstein) [Paper]
May 6 Paul Devereux, UCLA, “The More the Merrier? The Effect of Family Size and Birth Order on Children’s Education” (with Sandra Black and Kjell Salvanes) [Paper]