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CESR/Schaeffer Center Brown Bag Series

For more information on the brown bag presentations, or if you would like to attend the presentation or to meet with any of the speakers, please contact Titus Galama (galama@usc.edu), Leandro Carvalho (lcarvalh@usc.edu), or John Romley (romley@healthpolicy.usc.edu)

We have moved to the USC Campus! Brown bag rooms will be posted shortly, but please note all brown bags will be on the main University Park Campus.

Fall Calendar


Date and time


Title of Talk


Thursday 9/11/14
12.00pm – 1.00 p.m.

Gale Lucas
University of Southern California, ICT

It’s Only a Computer: Using Virtual Humans to Increase Honest Reporting

VPD 203

Thursday 10/02/14
12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Maria Prados
University of Southern California, Schaeffer Center

Slowing Women’s Labor Force Participation: The Role of Rising Income Inequality

VPD 302

Thursday 10/16/14
12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Carol Graham
University of Maryland

Thursday 10/23/14
12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Salar Jahedi

The Role of Information in Explaining Decoy Effects


Thursday 10/30/14
12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

D. Steven Fox
USC, Keck School of Medicine

Allocating Scarce Resources for Healthcare: Ask the Right Question to Get the Right Answer

VPD 203

Thursday 11/06/14
12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Sandra Rozo
University of California, Los Angeles

Estimating the Welfare and Inequality Consequences of Violence

VPD 203

Thursday 11/13/14
12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Leandro Carvalho
University of Southern California, CESR


VPD 203

Thursday 11/20/14
12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Italo Lopez Garcia

Intergenerational Transmission and the Timing of Parental Income

LAW 114

Thursday 12/04/14
12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Hernán Bejarano
Economic Science Institute, Chapman University

Do Cab Drivers Charge for Congestion? A Field Experiment in Lima, Perú.

VPD 203

Thursday 12/11/14
12.00pm – 1.00 p.m.

Jen Malin
WellPoint, Inc.

Realigning Reimbursement Policies for Quality and Value in Cancer Care

VPD 302

Thursday 12/18/14
12.00pm – 1.00 p.m.

Bo Zhou
University of Southern California, Schaeffer Center

Active-Deciders and Default-Deciders in Medicare Part D

VPD 203

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