Applied Microeconomics Seminar

Organizers: Michael GrubbJulie Holland Mortimer, Richard Sweeney

Papers will generally be available from this page as .pdf files.
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All seminars are held on Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Maloney Hall, Seminar Room 313, unless otherwise noted.

Schedule

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Danielle Li, MIT

Danielle Li, MIT

"Promotions and the Peter Principle"

September 18

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: John Rust, Georgetown University

 John Rust, Georgetown University

"Has Dynamic Programming Improved Decision Making?"

October 02

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Theodore Papageorgiou, McGill University

Theodore Papageorgiou, McGill University

 "Geography, Search Frictions and Endogenous Trade Costs"

October 09

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Andrew Barr, Texas A&M University

Andrew Barr, Texas A&M University

October 16

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Michael Ostrovsky, Stanford University

Michael Ostrovsky, Stanford University

"Carpooling and the Economics of Self-Driving Cars"

October 30

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Laura Gee, Tufts University

Laura Gee, Tufts University

"Salary History Bans and Hiring Outcomes:
Evidence from a Field Experiment"

November 06

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Mitchell Hoffman, University of Toronto

Mitchell Hoffman, University of Toronto

"What Do Employee Referral Programs Do?"

November 13

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Lucas Coffman, Harvard University

Lucas Coffman, Harvard University

"Behavioral and Personal Finance Approaches to Recruiting Teachers"

November 20

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Jesse Gregory, University of Wisconsin

Jesse Gregory, University of Wisconsin

"The Long-Run Effects of Low-Income Housing on Neighborhood Composition"

November 27

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313

Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Chris Udry, Northwestern University

Chris Udry, Northwestern University

 "Information, Market Access and Risk: Addressing Constraints to Agricultural Transformation in Northern Ghana" 

December 04

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Maloney Hall, 313