Microecomomics Workshop


Karen Pinc (karen.pinc@ChicagoBooth.edu)


Tuesday, 12:15p.m.-1:15 p.m.


Harper Center C07

Please refer to the weekly announcement for up to date room or time changes.

Autumn 2011

Date Topic Speaker
September 27 "Time-Inconsistency and Savings: Field Experimental Evidence from Income Tax Refund Recipients" Damon Jones, University of Chicago
October 4 "You Owe Me" (with Klaus Schmidt) Ulrike Malmendier, Visiting from U of C Berkeley
October 11 “How Pervasive is Corporate Fraud?” (with Luigi Zingales and Alexander Dyck) Adair Morse, Chicago Booth
October 18 "Time Use During Recessions" (with Mark Aguiar and Erik Hurst) Loukas Karabarbounis, Chicago Booth
October 25 "Suspense and Surprise" (with Alex Frankel and Jeffrey Ely) Emir Kamenica, Chicago Booth
November 11 "Why are Benefits Left on the Table?  Assessing the Role of Information, Complexity, and Stigma on Take-Up with an IRS Field Experiment" (with Day Manoli) Saurabh Bhargava, Chicago Booth
November 11 "Inconsistent Regulators: Evidence from Banking" Amit Seru, Chicago Booth
November 15 “Infant Mortality in the US and Europe: Accounting for Differences” Emily Oster, Chicago Booth
November 22 "Duration Dependence and Local Labor Market Conditions: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment"
(with Kory Kroft, University of Toronto; and Fabian Lange, Yale University)
Matt Notowidigdo, Chicago Booth
November 29 "A New Method to Estimate Tax Evasion based on Bank Credit Models:  The Case of Greece" Adair Morse & Margarita Tsoutsoura, Chicago Booth
December 6 ”Projection Bias in the Housing and Car Markets” Devin Pope, Chicago Booth



Spring 2011

Date Topic Speaker
April 12 "Teaching Practices and Social Capital" Andrei Shleifer, Visiting from Harvard
April 19 "On the Endogeneity of the Timing of First Birth" Jane Leber Herr, University of Chicago
May 10 "Understanding the Mechanisms Through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes" (with Peter Savelyev and Rodrigo Pinto) James Heckman, University of Chicago
May 17 "Aggregate Representations of Aggregate Games" Lars Stole, Chicago Booth
May 24 "Giving in the Dark: Experimental Evidence on Giving to the Poor" Felix Oberholzer-Gee, Visiting from Harvard
May 31 "Strategyproofness for "Price Takers" as a Desideratum for Market Design" Eric Budish, Chicago Booth
June 7 “Consumption Contagion: Does the Consumption of the Very Rich Drive the Consumption of the Less Rich?” Marianne Bertrand & Adair Morse, Chicago Booth

Winter 2011


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