Research Workshops

Applied Economics Workshop

When possible, links to the workshop papers are posted to this page. Hard copies of the below workshop papers will be available in Harper Center, Room 448 preceding the workshop, except for the winter quarter. For more information, please contact:

Tamara Lingo
Workshop Administrator
Harper Center Room 448

Autumn Quarter 2009

September 30 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

"Trade induced technical change? The impact of Chinese imports on innovation, diffusion and productivity"

Nicholas A. Bloom (Stanford University)

October 7 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

"Gender Interactions in Hierarchies: Evidence from the Political Arena"

M. Daniele Paserman (Boston University)


October 14 (Wednesday) at 1:20pm in HC 3B

"Retail Advertising Works! Measuring the Effects of Advertising on Sales via a Controlled Experiment on Yahoo!"

David Reiley (Yahoo Research)

October 21 (Wednesday) at 1:20pm in HC 3B

"Short-Run Subsidies and Long-Run Adoption of New Health Products: Evidence from a Field Experiment"

Pascaline Dupas (University of California, Los Angeles)

October 28 (Wednesday) at 1:20pm in HC 3B

"Endogenous Gentrification and Housing Price Dynamics"

Erik Hurst (Chicago Booth)

November 4 (Wednesday) at 1:20pm in HC 3B

"Informal Taxation"

Monica Singhal (Harvard, Kennedy School of Government)

November 11 (Wednesday) at 1:20pm in HC 3B

"Incentives Work: Getting Teachers to Come to School"

Stephen Ryan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

November 18 (Wednesday) at 1:20pm in HC 3B

"Socializing Education and Pro-Social Preferences"

Avinash K. Dixit (Princeton University)

November 25 (Wednesday) at 1:20pm in HC 3B

"Conflict and Deterrence under Strategic Risk"

Gerard Padró i Miguel (London School of Economics)

December 2 (Wednesday) at 1:20pm in HC 3B

"The Effect of Proximate Schools: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Afghanistan"

Leigh L. Linden (Columbia University)

December 9 (Wednesday) at 1:20pm in HC 3B

Workshop Cancelled.

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