Microeconomics Workshop

Organizer

Aleschia Hyde(Aleschia.Hyde@ChicagoBooth.edu)

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Schedule

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

Location

Harper Center - C07 (unless otherwise stated)

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

Autumn 2016

 
Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
September 29
HC C07
"Incentive Compatible Experimental Design" Panagiotis (Panos) Toulis, Booth School of Business
October 6
HC C07
"Can We Trust Online Employer Reviews?" with Andrew Chamberlain, Nadav Klein and Morgan Smart Ioana Marinescu, Harris School of Public Policy
October 13
HC C07
"Bad Credit, No Problem? Credit and Labor Market Consequences of Bad Credit Reports" with Will Dobbie, Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, and Jae Song Neale Mahoney, Booth School of Business
October 20
HC C07
The Effect of Vaccination on the Evolution of Seasonal Influenza Anup Malani, University of Chicago Law School
October 27
HC C07
"Are We Over-testing? Using Machine Learning to Understand Physician Decision Making" with Sendhil Mullainathan Ziad Obermeyer, Harvard University
November 3
HC C07
"Will the Market Fix the Market? A Theory of Stock Exchange Competition and Innovation" with Robin Lee and John Shim Eric Budish, Booth School of Business
December 1
HC C07
“How Wide Is the Firm Border?” with Ali Hortacsu Chad Syverson, Booth School of Business
December 8
HC C07
"Heterogeneous Beliefs and School Choice" Seth Zimmerman, Booth School of Business
 

 

 

Spring 2016

 
Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
March 31
HC C07
Measuring Regulatory Capture  Luigi Zingales, Chicago Booth
April 7
HC C07
How Segregated is Urban Consumption? Jonathan Dingel, Chicago Booth
April 14
HC C07
Managing Political Risk Tarek Hassan, Chicago Booth
April 21
HC C07
Engines of Productivity Growth:  Railroads, Reallocation, and the Rise of American Manufacturing Rick Hornbeck, Chicago Booth
April 28
HC C07
Non-Response Bias in the Measurement of Income in Household Surveys Bruce Meyer, Harris School of Public Policy
May 19
HC C07
Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network Abhijit Banerjee, MIT
May 26
HC C07
Information-free predictions for bidding in first-price auctions Ben Brooks, Becker Friedman Institute
June 2
HC C07
Does Mandatory Education Increase Quality? Evidence From CPA Licensing Regulation John Barrios, Chicago Booth
June 9
HC C07
The Allocation of Food to Food Banks Canice Prendergast, Chicago Booth
 

Winter 2016

 
Date Room Topic
Speaker, Institution
January 13
HC 3B, 1:20-2:50
Optimal Project Termination with an Informed Agent Erik Madsen, Stanford
January 20
HC 3B, 1:20-2:50
Internal Labor Markets and the Competition for Managerial Talent Ben Friedrich, Yale
January 21
HC C08, 1:30-3:00
Gatekeeping under asymmetric information Michele Muller-Itten, UC Berkeley
January 25
HC 3B, 1:20-2:50
Obviously Strategy-Proof Mechanisms Shengwu Li, Stanford
January 27
HC 3B, 1:20-2:50
Intergenerational Mobility during the Great Depression James Feigenbaum, Harvard
January 28
HC C08, 1:30-3:00
Sequential Auctions with Synergy Yunmi Kong, NYU
February 1
HC 3B, 1:20-2:50
Melons as Lemons: Asymmetric Information, Consumer Learning and Seller Reputation Jie Bai, MIT
February 3
HC 3B, 1:20-2:50
How Substitutable Are Workers? Evidence from Worker Deaths Simon Jäger, Harvard
February 4
HC C08, 1:30-3:00
Long-Term Care Insurance and the Family Corina Mommaerts, Yale
February 8
HC 3B, 1:20-2:50
Haste or Waste? Peer Pressure and the Distribution of Marginal Returns to Health Care David Silver, UC Berkeley
February 15
HC 3B, 1:20-2:50
Preemption and Forecast Accuracy: A Structural Approach Fanny Camara, Goethe University of Frankfurt
 

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