Microeconomics Workshop


Taylor Rugg (taylor.rugg@chicagobooth.edu)

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Thursdays, 12:15-1:15 PM (unless otherwise stated)


Harper Center - C07 (unless otherwise stated)

Please refer to the weekly announcement for updates and time changes.

Fall 2018

Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
Sept 27
HC C07
IQ, Expectations, and Choice Michael Weber, Booth School of Business
Oct 4
HC C07
The Use and Misuse of Income Data and the Rarity of Extreme Poverty in the United States Bruce Meyer, University of Chicago
Oct 11
HC C07
Quasi-Experimental Shift-Share Research Designs Peter Hull, University of Chicago
Oct 18
HC C07
TBA Koichiro Ito, University of Chicago
Oct 25
HC C07
Optimal Signaling of Content Accuracy: Engagement vs. Misinformation Ozan Candogan, Booth School of Business
Nov 1
HC C07
Disability and Distress: The Effect of Disability Programs on Financial Outcomes Manasi Deshpande, University of Chicago
Nov 29
HC C07
TBA Tom Wollmann, Booth School of Business
Dec 6
HC C07
Policeman for the World: U.S. Enforcement of Foreign Corruption Regulation and Corporate Behavior in Corrupt Countries Mark Maffett, Booth School of Business
Dec 13
HC C07
Take-up and Targeting: Experimental Evidence from SNAP Matt Notowidigdo, Northwestern

Spring 2018

Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
March 29
HC C07
The Rise in Household Spending Concentration Joseph Vavra, Booth School of Business
April 5
HC C07
Which Findings Should Be Published? Alexander Frankel, Booth School of Business
April 12
HC C07
Cost of Service Regulation in U.S. Health Care: Minimum Medical Loss Ratios Steve Cicala, University of Chicago
April 19
HC C07
Taxing Unwanted Populations: Fiscal Policy and Conversions in Early Islam Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics
April 26
HC C07
Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination Devin Pope, Booth School of Business
May 10
HC C07
The Economic Limits of the Blockchain Eric Budish, Booth School of Business
May 24
HC C07
Technology diffusion and offsetting forces: Evidence from ridesharing Yael Hochberg, Booth School of Business
May 31
HC C07
Long-Term Care Hospitals: A Case Study in Waste Neale Mahoney, Booth School of Business
June 7
HC C07
Data Visualization with Regressograms (a.k.a. formalizing “binscatter”) Max Farrell, Booth School of Business

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