Brian Wheaton, UCLA Anderson School of Management

August 24 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Are Preconceptions Post-conceptions? Evidence on Motivated political Reasoning


August 31 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Nicole Maestas, Harvard University

September 7 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Legal Representation in Disability Claims

Christopher Cronin, University of Notre Dame

September 14 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

The Anatomy of U.S. Sick Leave Schemes: Evidence from Public School Teachers

Jacob Kohlhepp, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

September 21 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

The Inner Beauty of Firms

Daniel Fershtman, Emory University

September 28 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Search, Dating, and Segregation in Marriage

Ernesto Mora, University of Colorado – Boulder

October 5 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Mechanism Design with Belief-Dependent Preferences

Ashley Swanson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 12 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Inertia and Market Power in Health Insurance: Evidence from the ACA Exchanges

Mitsuru Igami, Yale University

October 19 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Collusion and Innovation: The Case of LCD Cartel, 2001-2006

Robert Town, University of Texas at Austin

October 26 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

The Power of Exclusion: Pharmacy Networks and Bargaining in Medicare Part D

Lucas Coffman, Boston College

November 2 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Keeping our Minds on Task

Matt Masten, Duke University

November 9 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Michael Leung, University of California – Santa Cruz

November 16 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Design of Geographical Cluster-Randomized Trails

Hanming Fang, University of Pennsylvania

November 30 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Ivester Hall E101

Labor Union and Social Insurance

Frederico Finan, University of California – Berkeley

February 23 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Correll Hall 0218

When Democracies Refuse to Die: Evaluating a Training Program for New Politicians

Todd Schoellman, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

March 2 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Correll Hall 0218

Labor Market Anatomy of a Macroeconomic Crisis

Brian Kovak, Carnegie Mellon University

March 16 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Correll Hall 0218

Wage Insurance for Displaced Workers

Krzysztof (Chris) Karbownik, Emory University

March 23 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Correll Hall 0218

(Breaking) Intergenerational Transmission of Mental Health

Southeastern Micro Labor Workshop

March 30

John Cawley, Cornell University

April 4 (Note: Tuesday Seminar) | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Correll Hall 0218

The Role of Repugnance in Markets: How the Jared Fogle Scandal Affected Patronage of Subway

Claudio Lucarelli, The Wharton School

April 13 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Correll Hall 0218

Firm Learning in a Selection Market

Suraj Malladi, Cornell University

April 20 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Correll Hall 0218

Searching in the Dark and Learning Where to Look

Matthew Grennan, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business

April 27 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Correll Hall 0218

No Free Lunch? Welfare Analysis of Firms Selling Through Expert Intermediaries

Spring 2022

Lakshmi Iyer, University of Notre Dame

August 25 | It Takes a Village? Administrative Decentralization and Human Development

Eliza Forsythe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

August 30 (*Tuesday seminar*) | Computerization of White Collar Jobs

Christopher Hansman, Imperial College Business School

September 8 | Information and Disparities in Health Care Quality: Evidence from GP Choice in England*

Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

September 15 | Excess of Transfer Progressivity in the Village

Evan Riehl, Cornell University

September 22 | Alumni Job Networks at Elite Universities and the Efficacy of Affirmative Action

Désiré Kédagni, Iowa State University

February 24 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Marginal Treatment Effects with Misclassified Treatment

Emir Kamenica, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

March 1 (*Tuesday seminar*) | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Coming Apart? Cultural Distances in the United States Over Time

Stephen Ryan, Washington University in St. Louis (Olin School of Business)

March 3 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Subsidy Targeting with Market Power

Maryam Farboodi, MIT Sloan School of Management

March 24 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | A Model of the Data Economy

Daniel Kreisman, Georgia State University

March 31 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Distinctively Black Names and Educational Outcomes

Fernando Luco, Texas A&M University

April 7 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Market Structure and Distributional Implications of Product Bans

Cormac O’Dea, Yale University

April 21 | 4:00pm to 5:15pm | Efficiency in Household Decision Making: Evidence from the Retirement Savings of US Couples


Fall 2021

Andrew Johnston, University of California at Merced

August 26, 4-5:15pm | Preferences, Selection, and the Structure of Teacher Pay

Breyon Williams, Mathematica Policy Research

September 16, 4-5:15pm | The Effects of Partisan Elections on Political and Policy Outcomes: Evidence from North Carolina School Boards

Christopher Taber, University of Wisconsin-Madison

September 30, 4-5:15pm |

Christian Hansen, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

October 14, 4-5:15pm |

Maryam Farboodi, MIT Sloan School of Management

October 21, 4-5:15pm |

Joseph Altonji, Yale University

October 28, 4-5:15pm |

Stephen Ryan, Washington University in St. Louis

November 4, 4-5:15pm |

Nageeb Ali, Pennsylvania State University

November 11, 4-5:15pm |

Fernando Luco, Texas A&M

November 18, 4-5:15pm |

Joseph Hotz, Duke University

December 2, 4-5:15pm |


Spring 2021

Ming Li, Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at Yale University

January 19, 4-5:15pm | A Time-Varying Endogenous Random Coefficient Model with an Application to Production Functions

Soonwoo Kwon, Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at Yale University

January 20, 4-5:15pm | Optimal Shrinkage Estimation of Fixed Effects in Linear Panel Data Models

Jianfei Cao, Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

January 22, 4-5:15pm | Robust IV Inference with Clustering Dependence

Diwakar Raisingh, University of Wisconsin

January 25, 4-5:15pm | The Effect of Pre-announcements on Participation and Bidding in Dynamic Auctions

Amy Handlan, University of Minnesota

January 26, 4-5:15pm | Text Shocks and Monetary Surprises: Text Analysis of FOMC Statements with Machine Learning

Conor Ryan, University of Minnesota

January 28, 4-5:15pm | How does Insurance Competition Affect Medical Consumption

Joanna Venator, University of Wisconsin

February 1, 4-5:15pm | Dual Earner Migration Decisions, Earnings, and Unemployment Insurance

Peter B. McCrory, University of California, Berkeley

February 2, 4-5:15pm | Tradable Spillovers of Fiscal Policy: Evidence from the 2009 Recovery Act

Francisco Costa, University of Delaware/FGV EPGE

February 9, 4-5:15 pm | Efficient Forestation in the Brazilian Amazon: Evidence from a Dynamic Model

Stephen O’Connell, Emory University

February 10, 4-5:15 pm | Unconditional Cash-Based Assistance to the Poor: What Do at Scale Programs Achieve?

Ashley Langer, University of Arizona

February 11, 4-5:15 pm | What Were the Odds? Estimating the Market’s Probability of Uncertain Events

C. Justin Cook, University of California-Merced

February 15, 4-5:15pm | Was India’s Demonetization Redistributive? Insights from Satellites and Surveys

Teevrat Garg, University of California – San Diego

February 16, 4-5:15pm | Agricultural Labor Exits Increase Crop Fires

Umberto Muratori, Georgetown University

February 17, 4-5:15pm | Knowledge Diffusion, Markups, and Cohorts of Firms

Akhil Vohra, Stanford University

February 18, 4-5:15pm | Unraveling and Inefficient Matching

Emily Cuddy, Princeton University

March 18, 4-5:15pm | Competition and Collusion in the Generic Drug Market

Adrien Bilal, University of Chicago Becker Friedman Institute

March 25, 4-5:15pm | Outsourcing, Inequality and Aggregate Output

Stefania Albanesi, University of Pittsburgh

April 1, 4-5:15pm | Predicting Consumer Default

Sarah Miller, University of Michigan

April 8, 4-5:15pm | Multi-generational Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net: Early Life Exposure to Medicaid and the Next Generation’s Health

Tuba Tuncel, HEC Montréal

April 15, 4-5:15pm | Should We Prevent Off-Label Drug Prescriptions? Empirical Evidence from France

Eduardo Perez-Richet, Sciences Pro

April 22, 11:00am-12:15pm (Time Change)| Test Design Under Falsification

Bruno Ferman, Sao Paulo School of Economics, FGV

April 29, 4-5:15pm | A Simple Way to Assess Inference Methods


Fall 2020

Rachel Heath, University of Washington

September 10, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm | The Effects of International Scrutiny on Manufacturing Workers: Evidence from the Rana Plaza Collapse in Bangladesh

Mariana Kudlyak, Federal Reserve Bank of San Fransisco

September 17, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm | Job-Finding and Job-Losing: A Comprehensive Model of Heterogeneous Individual Labor-Market Dynamics

Paulo Somaini, Stanford University

September 24, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm | Outcomes in Assignment Mechanisms: The Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys

Matthew Johnson, Duke University

October 1, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm | Complaint-Driven Enforcement of Labor Regulations

Dmitry Arkhangelsky, CEMFI

October 8, 2020, 11:00am to 12:30pm (please note the time change) | Double-Robust Identification for Casual Panel Data Models

Melissa R Banzhaf, Federal Statistical Research Data Centers – Atlanta

October 15, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm | Restricted Data in the FSRDCs – New Developments

Milena Almagro, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (and Booth School of Business, University of Chicago)

October 29, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Dionissi Aliprantis, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

November 12, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Spring 2020

Peter Newberry, Penn State

January 9, 2020

Jeff Thurk, Notre Dame

January 14, 2020

Daniel Mangrum, Vanderbilt

January 15, 2020

Lorenzo, Lagos, Columbia

January 16, 2020

Scott Cunningham, Baylor

January 21, 2020

Krista Ruffini, Berkeley

January 22, 2020

Francisco Garrido, Georgetown

January 23, 2020

Brantly Callaway, University of Mississippi

January 27, 2020

Yiqun Chen, Stanford

January 28. 2020

Matt Knepper, Bureau of Economic Analysis

January 30, 2020

Matt Harris, Knoxville

February 3, 2020

Daniel Kreisman, Georgia State University

April 23, 2020

Fall 2019

Jeff Thurk, Notre Dame

August 22, 2019 | Welfare Consequences of Nominal Excise Taxation

Heather Royer, USCB

August 29, 2019 | Parental Leave Costly for Firms and Coworkers

Alex Monge, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

September 12, 2019 | On the Dynamics of Occupational Choice, Human Capital and Inequality

John Hatfield, University of Texas – Austin

September 19, 2019 | Collusion In Brokered Markets

George Borjas, Harvard University

September 26, 2019 | Job Vacancies, Beveridge Curve, and Immigration

Christopher Neely, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

October 1, 2019 (Tuesday Seminar) | Unconventional Monetary Policy and the Behavior of Shorts

Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University

October 3, 2019 | Input Prices, Productivity and Trade Dynamics: Long-run Effects of Liberalization on Chinese Paint Manufacturers

Matt Wiswall, University of Wisconsin – Madison

October 10, 2019 | Childcare and Early Childhood Skills

Joel Waldfogel, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

October 17, 2019 | Digitization and Product Discovery

Emanuel Ornelas, Sao Paulo School of Economics – FGV

October 22, 2019 (Tuesday Seminar) | The Impact of Tariff Hikes on Firm Exports

Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University

October 24, 2019 | Goods and Factor Market Integration: A Quantitative Assessment of the EU Enlargement

Corina Boar, New York University

October 31, 2019 | Who Are the Hand-to-Mouth?

Joseph Hotz, Duke University

November 7, 2019 (CANCELED)

Jose Miguel Abito, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

November 14, 2019 | The Role of Output Reallocation and Investment in Coordinating Externality Markets

Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago

November 21, 2019 | Reservation Wages and Workers’ Valuation of Job Flexibility: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

Mark Shepard, Harvard University

December 5, 2019 (Time 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm) | The Two Margin Problem in Insurance Markets

Spring 2019

Lars Vilhuber, Cornell University

February 14, 2019 | Two Perspectives on Commuting: A Comparison of Home to Work Flows Across Job-Linked Survey and Administrative Files

Chris Conlon, New York University

February 21, 2019 | Common Ownership in America: 1980-2017

Amit Khandelwal, Columbia University

February 28, 2019

Stephen O’Connell, Emory University

March 7, 2019 | Making Public Job Training Work: Evidence from Decentralized Targeting Using Firm Input

Esteban Aucejo, Arizona State University

March 21, 2019 | The Path to College Education: The Role of Math and Verbal Skills

Aubhik Khan, Ohio State University

March 28, 2019

Sandra Black, University of Texas – Austin

April 4, 2019

Thomas DeLeire, Georgetown University

April 11, 2019

Kosali Simon, Indiana University

April 18, 2019

Tom Holmes, University of Minnesota

April 25, 2019

Fall 2018

John Kennan, University of Wisconsin

August 23, 2018 | Spatial Variation in Higher Education Financing and the Supply of College Graduates

Nicolas Ziebarth, Auburn University

August 30, 2018 | Firm Networks in the Great Depression

Bumin Yenmez, Boston College

September 13, 2018

Liran Einav, Stanford University

September 20, 2018 | Market Design in Regulated Health Insurance Markets: Risk Adjustment vs. Subsidies

Christopher Phelan, University of Minnesota

September 27, 2018 | Reputation and Sovereign Default

Christopher Ruhm, University of Virginia

September 28, 2018 | Drivers of the Fatal Drug Epidemic

Christian Moser, Columbia University

October 4, 2018 | Earnings Inequality and the Minimum Wage: Evidence from Brazil

Thomas Buchmueller, University of Michigan

October 11, 2018 | The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion and Unemployment

Glen Weyl, Microsoft Research

October 18, 2018

Tim Kehoe, University of Minnesota

October 25, 2018 | Firm Entry and Exit and Aggregate Growth

Laura Liu, Federal Reserve Board

November 1, 2018 | Monetary Policy across Space and Time

Rusty Tchernis, Georgia State University

November 8, 2018 | On the Estimation of Treatment Effects with Endogenous Misreporting

David Rivers, Western University

November 13, 2018 | The ABCs of Firm Heterogeneity: The Effects of Demand and Cost Differences on Exporting

Avi Goldfarb, University of Toronto

November 15, 2018 | Transitory Shocks, Limited Attention, and a Firm’s Decision to Exit

Thomas Wiesen, University of Georgia

November 27, 2018 | Practice Job Market Talk

Sebastian Calonico, University of Miami

November 29, 2018 | Optimal Bandwidth Choice for Robust Bias Corrected Inference in Regression Discontinuity Designs

Meghan Esson, University of Georgia

November 30, 2018 | Practice Job Market Talk

Hector Chade, Arizona State University

December 6, 2018 | Screening in Vertical Oligopolies

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Conference: Market Power and the Global Supply Chain

Benjamin Golub, Northwestern University

October 6 | Taxes and Market Power: A Principal Components Approach

Peter Kuhn, UC Santa Barbara

October 20 | When is Discrimination Unfair?

Jonathan Leganza, Clemson University

October 27 | Joint Retirement of Couples: Evidence from Discontinuities in Denmark

Derek Neal, University of Chicago

November 3 | Heterogeneous Impact of Sentencing Decisions

Simon Mongey, University of Chicago and FRB Minneapolis

November 10 | Pricing Inequality

Katja Mann, Copenhagen Business School

November 15 (*Tuesday seminar*) | Automation and Low-skill Labor

Morris Davis, Rutgers Business School

November 17 | Preferences over Race and the Inherent Instability of Neighborhoods in the United States

Irene Botosaru, McMaster University

December 1 | “Identification of time-varying counterfactual parameters in nonlinear panel models”

Sean Nicholson, Cornell University

December 8 | Elevated End-of-Life Spending: A New Measure of Potentially Wasteful Healthcare Spending at End of Life