Applied Economics Workshop


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Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:20-2:50 p.m. unless otherwise stated

Thursdays, 10:20-11:50 a.m. unless otherwise stated


Mondays - Harper Center C03

Wednesdays - Harper Center 3B

Thursdays - Harper Center C04

When possible, links to the workshop papers are posted to this page for printing. Occassionally, speakers opt not to circulate their papers and the link is unavailable.

Winter 2017

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
January 18 "The value of face-to-face: Search and contracting problems in Nigerian trade" Meredith Startz, Yale
January 19 "Designing Incentives for Academic Research" Nathan Yoder, University of Wisconsin-Madison
January 23 "Searching for Information and the Diffusion of Knowledge" Jacopo Perego, NYU
January 25 "The Costs of Patronage: Evidence from the British Empire" Guo Xu, London School of Economics
January 26 "Assortative Matching and Complementarity in College Markets" Evan Riehl, Columbia
January 30 "The Modern Wholesaler: Global Sourcing, Domestic Distribution, and Scale Economies" Sharat Ganapati, Yale
February 1 "The Unequal Gains from Product Innovations: Evidence from the US Retail Sector" Xavier Jaravel, Harvard
February 2 "Estimating Hospital Quality with Quasi-experimental Data" Peter Hull, MIT
February 6 "The Causes and Consequences of Self-Employment over the Life Cycle" John Eric Humphries, Chicago Econ
February 8 "How to measure disagreement?" Enrico Zanardo, Columbia
February 9 "Mechanism Design with Aftermarkets: Cutoff Mechanisms" Piotr Dworczak, Stanford      

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