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CESR Seminar Series

Co-Sponsored by USC Population Research Center *

For more information on the seminars 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) or Gema Zamarro (zamarror@usc.edu).


Date and time


Title of Talk

Monday 09/16/13
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Hans van Kippersluis
Erasmus University

Education and Health: The Role of Cognitive Ability*

Monday 10/14/13
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Norma Coe
University of Washington

Protecting the Vulnerable when Increasing Social Security’s Early Entitlement Age: SSI at 62

Monday 10/28/13
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Colm Harmon
University of Sydney

Measuring Investment in Human Capital Formation: An Experimental Analysis of Early Life Outcomes*

Friday 11/08/13
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Dan Benjamin
Cornell University

Beyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-Being Indices Based on Stated Preference*

Monday 12/02/13
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Suzanne Shu
UC Los Angeles

Measuring Preferences for Consumers' Retirement Income Decisions

Thursday 01/09/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Ron Zimmer
Vanderbilt University

Charter High Schools’ Effects on Long-Term Attainment and Earnings*

Tuesday 02/18/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Heather Royer
University of California, Santa Barbara

The Impact of Education on Family Formation Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the UK

Thursday 02/20/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Tom Vogl
Princeton University

Intergenerational Dynamics and the Fertility Transition*

Monday 02/24/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Elena Stancanelli
Paris School of Economics

Divorcing Upon Retirement: A Regression Discontinuity Study*

Monday 03/03/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Rob McConnell
University of Southern California

Urban Air Pollution: Children’s Health, Burden of Disease and Economic Cost*

Thursday 03/20/14
10:45 a.m – 12:15 p.m.

Paco Martorell

Do Employers Prefer Workers Who Attended For-Profit Colleges? Evidence From a Field Experiment

Monday 03/31/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Anant Nyshadham
University of Southern California

Recovering from Early Life Trauma: Evidence on the Dynamic Substitution between Child Endowments and Investments

Monday 04/28/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Karthik Muralidharan

Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit Evidence from Primary Care Providers in India

Tuesday 05/13/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Frauke Kreuter
University of Maryland

Motivated Misreporting in Surveys*

Monday 05/19/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes

The Labor Market Returns to Authorization for Undocumented Immigrants: Evidence from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program*

Monday 06/02/14
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Sergio Urzua
University of Maryland

One Size Does Not Fit All: Multiple Dimensions of Ability, College Attendance and Wages (with Mara Prada)

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