Department of Economics - Seminars and Workshops

Seminars and Workshops

Spring 2016

Regarding event type, S is used to denote seminars and W is used to denote workshops.

Date Type Speaker Title Time Location
Tuesday,
January 12, 2016
W

Berthold Herrendorf
Arizona State University

Structural Transformation of Occupation Employment 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
January 19, 2016
W

Sean Higgins
Tulane University

Banking on Trust: Debit Cards, Cash Transfers, and Savings in Mexico 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
January 21, 2016
W Nikica Mojsoska Blazevski
Arizona State University
Employment and Wage Scarring When Youth Unemployment Is Extremely High: Evidence from Macedonia 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
January 26, 2016
W Todd Schoellman
Arizona State University
Human Capital and Development Accounting: New Evidence from Wage Gains at Migration 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
January 28, 2016
S Namrata Kala
Yale University
Ambiguity Aversion And Learning In A Changing World: The Potential Effects Of Climate Change From Indian Agriculture 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
February 01, 2016
S Yana Gallen
Northwestern University
The Gender Productivity Gap 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
February 02, 2016
S Andreas Kleiner
Bonn Graduate School of Economics
Costly Verification in Collective Decisions 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
February 04, 2016
S Ekim Muyan
University of Pennsylvania
Public Investment under Alternative Decentralization Institutions 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.. CPCOM 416
Friday,
February 05, 2016
S Marcelo Sant'Anna
Yale University
How Green is Sugarcane Ethanol? 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.. CPCOM 416
Monday,
February 08, 2016
S Tibor Heumann
Yale University
Trading with Multidimensional Signals 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
February 11, 2016
S Christy Zhou
University of Maryland
Knowledge Capital, Technology Adoption, and Environmental Policies: Evidences from the US Automobile Industry 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.. CPCOM 416
Monday,
February 15, 2016
S Laura Doval
Northwestern University
A Theory of Stability in Dynamic Matching Markets 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
February 25, 2016
W Samuel McClure
Arizona State University
TBA 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
March 3, 2016
W Ryan Wessel
Arizona State University
Executive Search 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
March 15, 2016
W Jessie Wang
Arizona State University
Taxing Atlas: Executive Compensation, Firm Size and Their Impact on Optimal Top Income Tax Rates 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
March 17, 2016
W Greg Veramendi and Eleanor Dillon
Arizona State University
The Roles of Ability and College Quality in the Evolution of the College Premium 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
March 18, 2016
S Matthew Shapiro
University of Michigan
Long-Term Care Utility and Late in Life Saving 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
March 21, 2016
S Kota Saito
California Institute of Technology
On Path Independent Stochastic Choice 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
March 21, 2016
S Christopher Waller
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
On the Theoretical Efficacy of Quantitative Easing at the Zero Lower Bound 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
March 22, 2016
W

Yong Kim
Arizona State University

TBA 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
March 23, 2016
S

Shanjun Li
Cornell University

Local Protectionism, Market Structure, and Social Welfare: China's Automobile Market 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
March 24, 2016
W

Francesco Agostinelli
Arizona State University

Estimating the Technology of Children's Skill Formation (with Matt Wiswall) 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
March 25, 2016
S Mariacristina De Nardi
University College London
The Implications of Richer Earnings Dynamics for Consumptions, Wealth, and Welfare 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
March 28, 2016
S Max Stinchcombe
University of Texas at Austin
Optimization for the Long Run: Patient and Perfectly Pareto Preferences 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
March 29, 2016
W Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis
Washington University
Eating UP Productivity: Social Insurance Barriers to Structural Change 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
March 31, 2016
W Diana MacDonald
Arizona State University
TBA 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
April 4, 2016
S Manuel Santos
University of Miami
Laws of Large Numbers for the Numerical Simulation of Competitive-Market Economies with Frictions 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
April 5, 2016
W Alex Rivadeneira
Arizona State University
Attached once, attached forever: The Persistent Effects of Concertaje in Ecuador 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
April 6, 2016
S Moshe Buchinsky
UCLA
A Course Level Analysis of STEM Retention and the Distribution of Ability: Can it Explain the Racial Gap? 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 7, 2016
W Haiyan Pang
Arizona State University
The Bank Size Distribution: Theory and Estimation for US Banks 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
April 8, 2016
S Pierre Yared
Columbia University
Optimal Time-Consistent Government Debt Maturity 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
April 11, 2016
S Toomas Hinnosaar
Colegio Carlo Alberto
On the Impossibility of Protecting Risk-takers 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
April 12, 2016
W Minjuan Sun
Arizona State University
Household Saving Behavior and Living Arrangement in Urban China 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
April 12, 2016
S Marit Hinnosaar
Colegio Carlo Alberto
Sales and Nonlinear Prices When Consumers Have Time Inconsistent Preferences 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
April 13, 2016
S Nicholas Bloom
Stanford University
Firming Up Inequality 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 14, 2016
W Pedram Jahangiry
Arizona State University
How Does Household's Financial Obligations Ratio Impact The Equity Premium? 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
April 15, 2016
S Benjamin Moll
Princeton University
Monetary Policy According to HANK 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
April 19, 2016
W Sepideh Raei
Arizona State University
Gradual Tax Reforms 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
April 20, 2016
W Morteza Saharkhiz
Arizona State University
Intra-household Inequality Between Siblings 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
April 22, 2016
S Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde
University of Pennsylvania
Solution Methods For Models With Rare Disasters 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
April 25, 2016
S Nageeb Ali
Pennsylvania State University
Reselling Information 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
April 26, 2016
W Nastassia Krukava
Arizona State University
Distortionary Effects of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
April 27, 2016
S Meredith Fowlie
University of California, Berkeley
Default Effects, Follow-on Behavior and Welfare in Residential Electricity Pricing Programs 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 28, 2016
W Ran Tao
Arizona State University
Corporate Donations and Public Good Provision 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 28, 2016
S Robert Topel
University of Chicago
Human Capital Investment, Inequality and Economic Growth 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
April 29, 2016
S Giovanni Gallipoli
University of British Columbia
Education Policy and Intergenerational Transfers in Equilibrium 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416

Fall 2015

Regarding event type, S is used to denote seminars and W is used to denote workshops.

Date Type Speaker Title Time Location
Thursday,
September 10, 2015
W Eddie Schlee and Hector Chade
Arizona State University
Coverage Denied: Excluding Bad Risks, Inefficiency, and Pooling in Insurance 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
September 15, 2015
W Berthold Herrendorf
Arizona State University
Endogenous Sector-Biased Technological Change and Industrial Policy 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
September 16, 2015
S Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato
Duke University
State Taxes and Spatial Misallocation 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
September 18, 2015
S Dave Donaldson
Stanford University
Nonparametric Counterfactual Predictions in Neoclassical Models of International Trade 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
September 25, 2015
S Valerie Ramey
UC San Diego
News Shocks in Open Economics: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
September 29, 2015
W Bart Hobijn
Arizona State University
The Outlook for US Labor Quality Growth 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
September 30, 2015
S Shakeeb Khan
Duke University
Informational Content of Factor Structures in Simultaneous Discrete Response Models 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
October 1, 2015
W Ulrich Schneider
DIW Berlin
Career Breaks of Mothers and the Role of Time Discounting 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
October 5, 2015
S Utku Ünver
Boston College
Lung Exchange 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
October 5, 2015
W James Bullard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Optimal Monetary Policy at the Zero Lower Bound 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
October 15, 2015
W Alejandro Manelli
Arizona State University
Bayesian and dominant strategy mechanisms in auction environments 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
October 16, 2015
S Cezar Santos
The Brazilian School of Economics and Finance
An Equilibrium Model of the African HIV/AIDS Epidemic 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
October 19, 2015
S Ed Green
Penn State
A Parsimonious Theory of Evidence-Based Choice 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
October 20, 2015
S SangMok Lee
University of Pennsylvania
Optimal Dynamic Matching 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
October 21, 2015
S Richard Mansfield
Cornell University
Group-Average Observables as Controls for Sorting on Unobservables When Estimating Group Treatment Effects: the Case of School and Neighborhood Effects 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
October 22, 2015
W Allan Hernandez
TBD 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
October 26, 2015
S Ennio Stacchetti
NYU
TBA 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
October 27, 2015
W Eleanor Dillon
Self-employment Dynamics and the Returns to Entrepreneurship 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
October 28, 2015
S Chao Fu
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Structural Estimation of a Model of School Choices: the Boston Mechanism vs. Its Alternatives 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
October 29, 2015
S Limor Golan
Washington University in St. Louis
What Accounts for the Racial Gap in Time Allocation and Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital? 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
October 30, 2015
S George-Levi Gayle
Washington University in St. Louis
Optimal Taxation, Marriage, Home Production, and Family Labor Supply 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
November 2, 2015
S Muhamet Yildiz
MIT
Perspectives, Opinions, and Information Flows 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
November 3, 2015
W B. Ravikumar
Arizona State University
Explaining Cross-cohort Differences in Life Cycle Earnings 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
November 4, 2015
S Lucija Muehlenbachs
University of Calgary
Production Shifting and Cost Pass-Through: Implications for Electricity Prices and the Environment 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
November 6, 2015
S Mallesh Pai
University of Pennsylvania
Optimal Auction Design in the Presence of Competition 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
November 9, 2015
S Victoria L. Prowse
Cornell University
Optimal Social Assistance and Unemployment Insurance in a Life-cycle Model of Family Labor Supply and Savings 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
November 10, 2015
W Adam Blandin
Arizona State University
TBA 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
November 11, 2015
S Steve Tadelis
UC Berkeley
Cheap Talk, Round Numbers, and the Economics of Negotiation 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
November 12, 2015
W Francesco Agostinelli
Arizona State University
Investing in Children: Parental Investments, Peer Effects and Children Human Capital Accumulation 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
November 13, 2015
S Mark Aguiar
Princeton University
Take the Short Route* Sovereign Default and Debt Maturity 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
November 16, 2015
S Esteban Aucejo
London School of Economics
The Path to College Education: Are Verbal Skills More Important than Math Skills? 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
November 17, 2015
W Xican Xi
Arizona State University
TBA 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
November 18, 2015
S Joe Shapiro
Yale University
Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
November 19, 2015
W Sajad Vahedi
Arizona State University
Skill Formation Technology: The Role of Childhood Exposure to Pollution 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
November 20, 2015
S Diego Restuccia
University of Toronto
Misallocation, Selection and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Panel Data from China 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
November 23, 2015
S Geoffroy De Clippel
with
Kareen Rozen
Brown University
Fairness through the Lens of Cooperative Game Theory: An Experimental Approach 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
November 30, 2015
W Dilsat Dalkiran-Ozel
Arizona State University
Comparing Equilibria in Dynamic Models with Non-Separable Utilities and Indeterminacies 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
December 1, 2015
W Domenico Ferraro
Arizona State University
TBD 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
December 2, 2015
S Ken Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania
Accounting for Mathematics Performance of High School Students in Mexico: Estimating a Coordination Game in the Classroom 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
December 3, 2015
W Yang Yue
Arizona State University
Intergenerational Family Contract:
How do intergenerational time and income transfer 
affect labor supply and saving decisions?
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
December 4, 2015
S John Haltiwanger
University of Maryland
Cyclical Reallocation of Workers Across Employers by Firm Size and Firm Wage 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416