Applied Economics Workshop


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Wednesday, 1:20-2:50 p.m. unless otherwise stated


Harper Center HC3B unless otherwise stated

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 2016

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
January 13 "Optimal Project Termination with an Informed Agent" Erik Madsen, Stanford
January 20 "Internal Labor Markets and the Competition for Managerial Talent" Ben Friedrich, Yale
Thursday, January 21 1:30-3:00 HC C08 "Gatekeeping Under Asymetric Information"

Michele Muller-Itten, UC Berkeley
Monday, January 25 1:20-2:50 HC 3B "Obviously Strategy-Proof Mechanisms" Shengwu, Li, Stanford
January 27 "Intergenerational Mobility During the Great Depression"
James Feigenbaum, Harvard
Thursday, January 28    1:30-3:00 HC C08 "Sequential Auctions with Synergy"
Yunmi Kong, NYU
Monday, February 1 1:20-2:50 HC 3B "Melons as Lemons: Asymmetric Information, Consumer Learning, and Seller Reputation" Jie Bae, MIT
February 3 "How Substitutable are Workers? Evidence from Worker Deaths" Simon Jäger, Harvard
Thursday, February 4     1:30-3:00 HC C08 "Long-Term Care Insurance and the Family" Corina Mommaerts, Yale
Monday, February 8 1:20-2:50 HC 3B "Haste or Waste? Peer Pressure and the Distribution of Marginal Returns to Health Care" David Silver, UC Berkeley
Monday, February 15 1:20-2:50 HC 3B "Preemption and Forecast Accuracy: A Structural Approach" Fanny Camara, Goethe University of Frankfurt



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