Applied Economics Workshop


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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 2018

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
January 10 3B "Diffusion Games" Evan Sadler, Harvard
January 11 3SW "Community Colleges and Upward Mobility" Jack Mountjoy, UChicago Economics
January 16 3A "Daily Labor Supply and Adaptive Reference Points" Neil Thakral, Harvard
January 17 3B "Optimal Discovery and Influence Through Selective Sampling" Arjada Bardhi, Northwestern
January 18 3SW To Be Announced To Be Announced
January 22 3B "Do Marginal Products Differ from User Costs? Micro-Level Evidence from Italian Firms" Simone Lenzu, UChicago Economics
January 23 3A "Experimentation and Approval Mechanisms" Andrew McClellan, NYU
January 24 3B "Productivity Dispersion, Import Competition, and Specialization in Multi-product Plants" Scott Orr, Toronto
January 25 3SW "Targeting High Ability Entrepreneurs Using Community Information: Mechanism Design in the Field" Natalia Rigol, MIT
January 26 3SW "Types of Contact: A Field Experiment on Collaborative and Adversarial Caste Integration" Matt Lowe, MIT
January 29 3B "Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids" Molly Schnell, Princeton
January 30 3A "Optimal Estimation When Researcher and Social Preferences are Misaligned" Jann Spiess, Harvard
January 31 3B "The Impact of Media Censorship: Evidence from a Field Experiment in China" David Yang, Stanford
February 1 3SW "Persuasion for the Long Run" James Best, Oxford
February 5 3B "Interpreting Signals in the Labor Market: Evidence from Medical Referrals" Heather Sarsons, Harvard
February 6 3A "Evidence and Skepticism in Verifiable Disclosure Games" Daniel Rappaport, Columbia
February 7 3B "Can Displaced Labor Be Retrained? Evidence from Quasi-Random Assignment to Trade Adjustment Assistance" Ben Hyman, Wharton

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