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 344 preceding the workshop, except for the winter quarter. For more information, please contact:

Joyce Van Grondelle
Workshop Assistant
Harper Center Room 344

Spring Quarter 2008

April 2 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

No Meeting

April 9 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

"A Theory of Wage Dynamics with Assignment and Pareto Learning"

Jin Li, Northwestern

April 16 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

"Do Tax Cuts Starve the Beast? The Effect of Tax Changes on Government Spending"

David and Christina Romer, UC Berkeley

April 23 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

"The Price of Political Opposition: Evidence from Venezuela's Maisanta" (with Edward Miguel, Daniel Ortega, and Francisco Rodriguez)

Chang-Tai Hsieh, University of Chicago

April 30 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

"Portage" (no paper available)

Hoyt Bleakley, University of Chicago

May 7 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

"Kidney Exchange" (no paper available)

Al Roth, Harvard

May 14 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

"Short- and Long-Term Health Effects of Burning Biomass in the Home in Low-Income Countries" (with Mark M. Pitts and Nazmul Hassan)

Mark Rosenzweig, Yale

May 21 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

"Transitions: Career and Family Lifecycles of the Educational Elite" (with Claudia Goldin)

Larry Katz, Harvard

May 28 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

"Durable Goods Oligopoly with Innovation: Theory and Empirics" (with Brett Gordon)

Ron Goettler, Carnegie Mellon

June 4 (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in HC 3B

"Remittances and the Problem of Control: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador" (with Nava Ashraf, Claudia Martinez, and Diego Aycinena)

Dean Yang, University of Michigan



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