Research Workshops

Applied Economics Workshop

When possible, links to the workshop papers are posted to this page. Hard copies of the above 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

Spring Quarter 2009

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

"How Large Are Non-Budget-Constraint Effects of Prices on Demand?"

Ori Heffetz (Cornell University, The Johnson School)

April 8 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

"The Impact of Potatoes on World Population and Urbanization during the
18th and 19th Centuries: Evidence from a Historic Natural Experiment"

Nancy Qian (Brown University, Visiting Chicago Booth)

April 15 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

"Housing Externalities"

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School)

April 22 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

"Tax Structures in Developing Countries: Many Puzzles and a Possible Explanation"

"Public Finance and Economic Development: Reflections based on the Experience in China"
Roger H. Gordon
(University of California, San Diego)

April 29 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

"Position Auctions with Consumer Search"

Glenn Ellison (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

May 6 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

"Insurance and Investment in Family Networks"

Giacomo De Giorgi (Stanford University)

May 13 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

"Are Health Insurance Markets Competitive?"

Leemore Dafny (Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management)

May 20 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

"Sweating the Small Stuff: Risk Aversion in Home Insurance"

Justin Sydnor (Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management)

May 27 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B (joint with Applied Theory)

"Information Aggregation in Dynamic Markets with Strategic Traders"

Michael Ostrovsky (Stanford University/Graduate School of Business)

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

"The Interaction of Technology, Organization, and Product Market Strategy: The Case of Auto Dealerships"

Fiona Scott Morton (Yale School of Management)

June 10 (Wednesday) at 1:30pm in HC 3B

Workshop Cancelled.

Past Workshops




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