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Economics Seminar Schedule - Fall 2022

Seminars are scheduled from 11:45-1:15 p.m. in RAWLS 2058 unless otherwise indicated. 

August 26 David Wiczer, Stony Brook University
Redistributive Consequences of Insuring Local Disability Risks
September 8 Rafael Jimenez Duran, University of Chicago
The Economics of Content Moderation: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Hate Speech on Twitter
September 16 Todd Morris, HEC Montreal
Longer Careers: A Barrier to Hiring and Coworker Advancement?
September 19 Chenzhong Wu, PhD student
A High-Dimensional Additive Nonparametric Model
September 21 Nick Papageorge, John Hopkins
Genetic Endowments, Income Dynamics, and Wealth Accumulation Over the Lifecycle
September 22 Lokting Yim, PhD student
How Early Morning Classes Change Academic Trajectories: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
September 27 Roberto Chang, Rutgers University
Optimal Foreign Reserves and Central Bank Policy Under Financial Stress
September 28 Rosalie Pacula, University of Southern California
The Impact of Recreational Cannabis Laws on Cannabis Related Health Encounters: Measuring Medical Markets Matters
September 29 Uri Gneezy, University of California, San Diego
Tipping is More About Who is Giving Than Who is Receiving: Evidence from a Nationwide Study
October 6 Ben Bushong, Michigan State University
Heterogeneous Tastes and Social (Mis)Learning
October 7 Dmitry Mukhin, London School of Economics
Optimal Exchange Rate Policy
October 13 Shakun Mago, University of Richmond
The Infinitely Repeated Volunteer’s Dilemma: An Experimental Study
October 14 Xiaoxiao Li, Villanova University
Major Complexity Index and College Skill Production
October 17 Clint Harris, Wisconsin University
Peer Effects in University Housing: Evidence from Fuzzy Central Assignment
October 19 Kevin Schnepel, Simon Fraser University
Welfare Payment Misalignment and Crime
October 20 Chris Brown
Local Public Goods in Dynamic Networks
October 26 Kevin Williams, Yale
Organizational Structure and Pricing: Evidence from a Large U.S. Airline
October 27 Conor Ryan, Pennsylvania State University
How Does Insurance Competition Affect Medical Consumption
October 28 David Cooper, University of Iowa
Managerial Leadership, Truth-Telling, and Efficient Coordination
November 2 Maria Fitzpatrick, Cornell University
Does Access to an Algorithmic Decision-Making Tool Change Child Protective Service Caseworkers’ Investigation Decisions?
November 4 Ana Marie Santacreu, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Dynamic Gains from Trade Agreements with Intellectual Property Provisions
November 8 Junya Zhou
Complexity, Communication and Misrepresentation
November 9 Abigail Banan
The Effects of Post-Release Supervision on Crime and Recidivism
November 10 Matthew Polisson, University of Bristol
Ever Since Allais
November 14 Wei Zhang, PhD student
Asymmetric Dynamic Factor Model
November 15 Indulekha Guha *seminar will start at 11:30am*
Hate crimes and elections in the US: testing alternative explanations
November 16 Manasi Deshpande, Chicago University
How Disability Benefits in Early Life Affect Adult Outcomes
November 18 Michael Gilraine, New York University
School Choice, Competition, and Aggregate School Quality
November 21 Xiaoyan Zhou
Heterogeneous Spatial Dynamic Panel Models with Shrinkage on Spatial Parameters
November 30 Caitlin Gorback, University of Texas, Austin
Global Capital and Local Assets: House Prices, Quantities, and Elasticities
December 1 Mark Dean, Columbia University
A Better Test of Choice Overload
December 2 Jacob Robbins, University of Illinois, Chicago
Searching for Neo-Fisher: A Model of Animal Spirit Driven Recessions
December 6 Pooya Molavi, Northwestern University
Model Complexity, Expectations, and Asset Prices
December 7 Vivek Bhattacharya, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Have Mergers Raised Prices? Evidence from U.S. Retail
December 8 Annie Liang, Northwestern University
Algorithm Design: Fairness and Accuracy