A multi-disciplinary, informal and free-flowing research environment

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 Leandro Carvalho (lcarvalh@usc.edu).

We have moved to the USC Campus! Seminar rooms will be posted shortly, but please note all seminars will be on the main University Park Campus.

Fall Calendar

Date and time


Title of Talk

Monday 9/15/14
2.00pm - 3.30pm

Paul Gertler
University of California, Berkeley

How Does Health Promotion Work? Evidence From The Dirty Business of Eliminating Open Defecation in Four Countries

Monday 9/29/14
2.00pm - 3.30pm

Shachar Kariv
UC Berkeley

Recovering Preferences Toward Risk and Time

Monday 10/06/14
2.00pm - 3.30pm

Damon Clark
University of California, Irvine

The Long-Run Effects of Attending an Elite School: Evidence from the UK

Monday 10/20/14
2.00pm - 3.30pm

Richard Easterlin
University of Southern California

Happiness, Growth, and Transition
Happiness, Growth, and Public Policy

Life Satisfaction in the Transition from Socialism
to Capitalism: Europe and China

Monday 11/03/14
2.00pm - 3.30pm

Jim Andreoni
University of California, San Diego

Holier Than Thou? A Natural Field Experiment on Announcing Donations at Church

Monday 11/17/14
2.00pm - 3.30pm

Johannes Haushofer
Princeton University

Household Response to Income Changes: Evidence from an Unconditional Cash Transfer Program in Kenya

Monday 12/01/14
2.00pm - 3.30pm

Ori Heffetz
Cornell University

What Do Happiness Data Mean? Evidence from a Survey of the Respondents

Monday 12/08/14
2.00pm - 3.30pm

David Cesarini
University of California, San Diego

Estimating the Causal Impact of Wealth on Health: Evidence from Administrative Data on Swedish Lottery Players

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