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Brown Bag
Date and Time (PST)
Title of Talk
Thursday, February 25, 202112:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Dan Bennett
Brown BagThe Economic Impact of Mental Health Care in India
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Thursday, February 18, 202112:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kyla Thomas
Brown BagWhen Disney Came to Broadway: Assessing the Impact of Corporatization in an Art World
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Thursday, January 14, 202112:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Juan Saavedra
Brown BagEconomics of Education Reform in Colombia
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Thursday, December 10, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Simone SchanerUSC
Brown BagUnderstanding Impacts of Financial Services on Women’s Lives: A Mixed Methods Approach in Kenya
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Thursday, December 3, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Anna Saavedra
Brown BagUAS Education Research
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Thursday, November 19, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Jeremy Burke
Brown BagThe Effects of Financial Education on Financial Well-being
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Thursday, November 12, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Silvia Barcellos
Brown BagTracking the Well-Being of a Cohort of Seniors During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Thursday, October 29, 202012:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Jill Darling
Brown BagExperiences with the CESR daybreak poll
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Thursday, October 22, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Stefan Schneider
Brown BagWhat survey response behaviors can tell us about cognitive status
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Thursday, October 8, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Leandro Carvalho
Brown BagThe Great Equalizer? Compulsory Schooling, Early-Life Disadvantages, and Later-life SES
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Thursday, October 1, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Sarah VelascoUSC
Brown BagLeadership: How anyone can (and should) be a leader
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Thursday, September 24, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Haomiao JinUSC
Brown Bag"Opportunities of Using Deep Learning and MCMC in Research"
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Thursday, September 17, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Drystan Phillips and Abhishek Karmakar USC
Brown Bag"Tools & Applications for Team Collaboration"
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Thursday, September 10, 202012:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Arie KapteynUSC
Brown Bag“What the UAS is doing with COVID”
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Thursday, February 20, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Karen Levy
Brown BagSchool-Based Deworming: from evidence to impact at scale
VPD 302
Thursday, February 6, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Shervin AssariCharles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Brown BagMarginalization-related diminished returns of socioeconomic resources and psychological assets on health and well-being of Americans people
VPD 302
Thursday, December 5, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagLA County CIO Office Talk Title TBD
VPD 106
Thursday, November 21, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Robert KaestnerUniversity of Chicago
Brown Bag"Education and Health Over the Life Cycle"
VPD 302
Thursday, November 14, 201912:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Nicolau Martin Bassols, PhD CandidateMonash University
Brown Bag"Work Activities, Cognitive Reserve and Dementia"
VPD 302
Thursday, October 24, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Urvashi JainPostdoctoral Scholar at the Center for Economic and Social Research, University of Southern California
Brown Bag"Early-life Exposure to Malaria Eradication and Later-life Cognition: Evidence from India"
VPD 302
Thursday, October 17, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Christine HoSingapore Management University
Brown Bag“Strategic Parent Meets Prodigal Child? Parental Intended Bequests and Child Support”
VPD 302
Thursday, August 22, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Anya SamekUSC
Brown Bag"Do Thank-You Calls Increase Charitable Giving? Expert Forecasts and Field Experimental Evidence"
VPD 302
Thursday, May 16, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Beatrice Boutchenik Université Paris-Dauphine
Brown BagBeatrice Boutchenik Talk Title TBA
VPD 302
Thursday, April 25, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Maria Jose Prados USC
Brown Bag“Subjective Expectations, Social Security Benefits, and Savings Behavior”
VPD 302
Thursday, April 18, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Victoria BaranovUniversity of Melbourne
Brown Bag"Maternal Depression, Women’s Empowerment, and Parental Investment: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial"
VPD 302
Thursday, April 4, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Neeraj KaushalColumbia University
Brown Bag"Blaming Immigrants: Nationalism and the Economics of Global Movement"
VPD 302
Thursday, February 28, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mats Koster Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Brown Bag"Salience and Skewness Preferences“ (joint with Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt)
VPD 302
Thursday, February 14, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Enrico DiecidueEuropean Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD)
Brown Bag"Between-prospects comparisons: Regret Theory and Probability Dominance"
VPD 302
Thursday, January 24, 201912:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Henry FarberPrinceton University
Brown Bag"How Important are Right-to-Work Laws? Free-Riding and the Decline of Unions in the U.S."
VPD 203
Thursday, May 10, 201812:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Marta LachowskaW.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Brown BagTBAHealth insurance literacy and health insurance choices: Evidence from Affordable Care Act navigator programs
VPD 302
Thursday, May 3, 201812:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Matthew D. ShapiroUniversity of Michigan
Brown BagSeaTE: Subjective ex ante Treatment Effect of Health on Retirement
VPD 302
Thursday, April 26, 201812:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Martina ViarengoGraduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Brown BagTBA
VPD 302
Thursday, April 19, 201812:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Joana NaritomiLondon School of Economics
Brown BagUnemployment Insurance Schemes and Consumption: Evidence from Brazil
VPD 302
Thursday, April 5, 201812:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rebecca MyersonThe Schaeffer Center
Brown BagTBAHealth insurance literacy and health insurance choices: Evidence from Affordable Care Act navigator programs
VPD 302
Thursday, March 29, 201812:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagThe Effect of Restrictive State Policies on Undocumented Immigrants in the United States
VPD 302
Thursday, March 8, 201812:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Erik Meijer CESR, USC
Brown BagAn introduction to instrumental variables for non-economists
VPD 302
Thursday, March 1, 201812:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Tobias RossmannLudwig Maximilian University of Munich
Brown BagPersonal experiences and gasoline price expectations
VPD 302
Thursday, January 18, 201812:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagIncome Volatility, Uncertainty, and Psychological Health
VPD 203
Thursday, November 30, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Bernadette McGuinnessQueen's University Belfast
Brown BagInflammation and Alzheimer’s disease
VPD 302
Thursday, November 9, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mingming MaEcon, USC
Brown BagDoes Children’s Education Matter for Parents’ Health and Cognition in Old Age?
VPD 302
Thursday, November 2, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Seungwoo ChinEcon, USC
Brown BagThe Heterogeneous Tracking Effects on Students’ Performance: Evidence from South Korea
VPD 302
Thursday, October 19, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagRecovery from early life shocks: Evidence from Indonesia
VPD 302
Thursday, October 12, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagThe basics of MTurk
VPD 302
Thursday, September 28, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sandra Rozo USC Marshall
Brown BagHow do Refugees affect Businesses in Developing Countries? The Case of Syrian Refugees in Turkey
VPD 302
Thursday, September 21, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
David DeVaultUSC, Department of Computer Science / Anticipant Speech, Inc
Brown BagToward Fluid Conversational Interaction in Spoken Dialogue Systems
VPD 302
Thursday, September 14, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagOvercoming informational and behavioral obstacles in access to tertiary education
VPD 302
Thursday, August 31, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Monica Perez JollesUSC School of Social Work
Brown BagAddressing Heterogeneity in the Evaluation of Healthcare Delivery Interventions: Patient-Centered Medical Home as a Complex Intervention
VPD 302
Thursday, June 1, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dan Bennett CESR, USC
Brown BagSocioeconomic Status and the Impact of Mental Health Care
VPD 302
Thursday, May 25, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagMeasuring the Effects of Employment Protection Policies: Theory and Evidence from the Americans with Disabilities Act
VPD 302
Thursday, May 11, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Welmoed van DeenSchaeffer CenterClinical Fellow, USC
Brown BagThe development of a preference-weighted symptom score for cost-effectiveness comparisons in a quality collaborative for inflammatory bowel diseases
VPD 302
Thursday, May 4, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagUsing Cyberphysical Systems and Virtual Humans for Just-In-Time, Adaptive Health Interventions
VPD 302
Wednesday, May 3, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Alex Rees-JonesThe University of Pennsylvania
Brown BagStrategic Sophistication in Strategy-Proof Matching Environments: Evidence from Large-Scale Surveys of Medical Students
VPD 302
Thursday, April 27, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagIs Obesity Contagious? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
VPD 302
Thursday, April 20, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sarah AxeenSchaeffer Center, USC
Brown BagMental Health Transfers from the Emergency Department: The Impact of State Emergency Hold Laws on Rates of Discharge, Transfer, and Hospitalization
VPD 302
Thursday, April 6, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dr. T. V. Sekher International Institute for Population Sciences
Brown BagAddressing Gender Disparities through Conditional Cash Transfers: Assessment of Girl Child Programs in India
VPD 302
Thursday, March 23, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagExtracting response styles from self-report scales
VPD 302
Thursday, March 9, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lucrecia SantibañezClaremont Graduate University
Brown BagEffects of a Private Comprehensive Schooling Model on Low-income Children: Experimental Evidence from Mexico
VPD 203
Thursday, March 2, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagSocial Lobbying
VPD 302
Thursday, February 2, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rebecca Mary MyersonSchaeffer Center, USC
Brown BagMedicaid Expansions and Initiation of Treatment for Diabetes and Hypertension
VPD 302
Thursday, December 8, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Douglas Barthold Schaeffer Center, USC
Brown BagDisparities in Alzheimer’s disease drug therapy initiation, and associated effects on disease progression
VPD 302
Thursday, December 1, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Kyla ThomasCESR, USC
Brown BagIntersections of Race- and Class-Based Discrimination in the U.S. Labor Market
VPD 302
Thursday, November 17, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagHeterogeneous effects of retirement on cognitive decline by occupation
VPD 302
Thursday, November 10, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gwyn PauleySchaeffer Center, USC
Brown BagLifetime Individual and Population Consequences of Early-life Access to Health Insurance with Étienne Gaudette & Julie Zissimopoulos
VPD 302
Thursday, November 3, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Anya Samek CESR, USC
Brown BagTowards an Understanding of What Works in Preschool Education
VPD 302
Tuesday, October 25, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gema ZamarroUniversity of Arkansas
Brown BagThe Potential of Survey-Effort Measures to Proxy for Relevant Character Skills: Findings from the Understanding America Study
VPD 302
Thursday, October 20, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dan Bennett CESR, USC
Brown BagThe Marriage Market for Lemons: HIV Testing and Marriage in Rural Malawihttp://dornsife.usc.edu/assets/sites/1018/docs/marriage.pdf
VPD 302
Thursday, October 13, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagReversing the Gender Gap in Life Satisfaction
VPD 302
Thursday, October 6, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Teresa Molina USC, Economics
Brown BagPollution, Ability, and Gender-Specific Investment Responses to Shocks
VPD 302
Thursday, September 29, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Song-Hee KimUSC, Marshall School of Business
Brown BagRefining Workload Measure in Hospital Units: From Census to Acuity-Adjusted Census in Intensive Care Units
VPD 302
Thursday, September 22, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jill Darling CESR, USC
Brown BagThe USC Dornsife / Los Angeles Times 2016 Election “Daybreak” Poll
VPD 302
Thursday, September 15, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Eunhae ShinSchaeffer Health Economics Pre doctoral Fellow
Brown BagHospital Responses to Price Shocks under Bundled Payment
VPD 302
Thursday, September 8, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagHappier people are less likely to be unemployed: Evidence from longitudinal data in the United States and Germany
VPD 302
Thursday, September 1, 20161:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ron Harstad University of Missouri
Brown BagEfficiency Measurement via Revealed Thresholds, Without Knowing Valuations
VPD 302
Thursday, September 1, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Bo ZhouSchaeffer Post doctoral Fellow
Brown BagLow Income Subsidy recipients in Medicare
VPD 302
Tuesday, July 19, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagHeterogeneous Effects of Education on Health
VPD 302
Friday, July 15, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ritu SadanaWorld Health Organization
Brown BagA model for Healthy Aging and Health Equity – determinants, pathways, and what can be done
VPD 302
Thursday, June 23, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Coen van de KraatsVU University Amsterdam / Tinbergen Institute
Brown BagMental health disparities by socioeconomic status over the life cycle
VPD 302
Thursday, June 16, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Optimized allocation of Ebola intervention resources using a geospatial epidemic model
VPD 302
Thursday, May 12, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagChildren of the Mortality Revolution – Infectious Disease and Long Run Outcomes
VPD 302
Thursday, May 5, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Duke HanKeck School of Medicine of USC
Brown BagNeural Correlates of Impaired Financial and Healthcare Decision Making in Old Age
VPD 302
Thursday, April 21, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Georgios EffraimidisUSC, Economics and University of Southern Denmark
Brown BagMeasuring the Effect of Polygenic Risk Score on the Aging Rate
VPD 302
Wednesday, April 6, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dan BelskyDuke University School of Medicine and the Social Science Research Institute and Jacobs Foundation Research Fellow (2016-2018)
Brown Bag[PRC] A developmental approach to analysis of genetic data in population science: How DNA sequence variation shapes health, social, and economic outcomes across the human life course
VPD 302
Thursday, March 31, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Anastasia DrivaUCLA Visiting Scholar
Brown BagCompulsory Health Insurance and Mortality
VPD 302
Thursday, March 24, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Juliana Londono-VelezUniversity of California, Berkeley
Brown BagDiversity and Redistributive Preferences: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment in Colombia
VPD 302
Thursday, March 10, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagUnintended Fertility in sub-Saharan Africa: A Discussion of Measurement Shortfalls and Challenges
VPD 302
Wednesday, March 2, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ben DomingueStanford Graduate School of Education
Brown Bag[PRC] Genetics & educational attainment: A current perspective
VPD 302
Thursday, February 25, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jared RubinChapman University
Brown BagIncentivizing Quantity and Quality of Output:An Experimental Investigation of the Quantity-Quality Trade-off
VPD 302
Thursday, February 18, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagDoes Medicare Enhance the Productive Lives of the Elderly?
VPD 302
Thursday, February 4, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hongming WangUSC
Brown BagBridging Towards Medicare: Evidence from Massachusetts
VPD 302
Thursday, January 28, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagPreparing students for college, career and citizenship: A personalized approach
VPD 302
Thursday, January 21, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Raymond GuiterasUniversity of Maryland
Brown BagCredit Constraints, Discounting and Investment in Health: Evidence from Micropayments for Clean Water in Dhaka
Thursday, January 14, 201612:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagClimate Change Adaptation: Contrasting Predictions Based on Behavioral vs. Neo-Classical Economics
VPD 302
Thursday, December 17, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagWillingness to Pay for Nursing Home Quality
VPD 302
Thursday, December 10, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ulf-Dietrich ReipsUniversity of Konstanz
Brown BagTools and methods in crowdsourcing and Internet-based experimenting
VPD 302
Thursday, December 3, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Maria Fernanda Rosales-RuedaUniversity of California, Irvine
Brown BagImpact of Early-Life Shocks on Human Capital Formation: Evidence from El Niño Floods in Ecuador
VPD 302
Thursday, November 19, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Inas R. KellyQueens College, CUNY
Brown BagThe Shock of Falling Among the Elderly
Thursday, November 12, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Isabelle BrocasUniversity of Southern California
Brown BagHow long is a minute
VPD 302
Thursday, November 5, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagIs China's Pollution the Culprit for the Choking of South Korea? Evidence from the Asian Dust
Thursday, October 22, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nazmul AhsanUSC
Brown BagDo Parents Selectively Time Birth Relative to Ramadam? Evidence from Matlab, Bangladesh
VPD 302
Thursday, October 15, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pablo PeñaUniversity of Chicago
Brown BagCreating winners and losers: date of birth, relative age in school, and outcomes in childhood and adulthood
VPD 302
Thursday, October 1, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Robson MorganUniversity of Southern California
Brown BagThe Impact of Social Assistance Programs on Subjective Well-being: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from a Cash Transfer Program in Colombia
VPD 302
Thursday, September 24, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jinkook LeeUSC, CESR
Brown BagWellbeing of the elderly in East Asia
VPD 302
Thursday, September 17, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dr. Ken CatchpoleCedars-Sinai Medical Center
Brown BagHuman behavior, patient safety, and systems design
VPD 302
Thursday, June 18, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Arie Kapteyn USC, CESR
Brown BagConsumption Smoothing and the Effects of Social Programs with Different Frequencies of Payment: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Social Security Programs for Older Populations
VPD 302
Thursday, June 11, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagComplexity and Sophistication
VPD 302
Thursday, May 28, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Joshua TasoffClaremont Graduate University
Brown BagThe Role of Exponential-Growth Bias and Present Bias in Retirement Saving Decisions
VPD 302
Thursday, May 14, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagChildhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization
VPD 302
Thursday, May 7, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Vitor PereiraPontifical Catholic University of Rio
Brown Bag Paying Students to Graduate from High School: Evidence from Program "Renda Melhor Jovem"
VPD 302
Thursday, April 23, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jay Greene University of Arkansas
Brown BagThe Play’s the Thing: What Students Learn from Live Theater
VPD 302
Thursday, April 16, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Kai LudwigsRuut Veenhoven
Brown BagHappiness Analyser
VPD 302
Thursday, April 9, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Alice ChenThe Schaeffer Center, USC
Brown BagSaving Lives or Saving Money? Understanding the Dual Nature of Physician Preferences
VPD 302
Thursday, April 2, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nathanael VellekoopGoethe University Frankfurt and SAFE
Brown BagInflation Expectations, Saving Plans, and Household Savings - Evidence from Panel Data
VPD 203
Thursday, March 26, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mark FontanaUniversity of Michigan
Brown BagWhat Lies Behind Risk Aversion: Distinguishing Cognitive Biases from Underlying Preferences
VPD 302
Tuesday, March 10, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Moritz SupplietDüsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), Heinrich Heine University
Brown BagThe Welfare Impact of Parallel Imports: A Structural Approach Applied to the German Market for Oral Anti-diabetics
VPD 203
Thursday, March 5, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lucrecia SantibanezClaremont Graduate University
Brown BagTBD
VPD 302
Thursday, February 26, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Philipp KoellingerUniversity of Amsterdam
Brown BagTBD
VPD 302
Wednesday, February 25, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jared RubinChapman University
Brown BagTBD
Thursday, February 19, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Anya SamekUniversity of Wisconsin
Brown BagA University-Wide Field Experiment on Gender Differences in Job Entry Decisions
VPD 302
Wednesday, January 21, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown BagOpportunity by Design comprehensive school design; Preliminary results
VPD 302
Monday, January 12, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ariel KalilHarris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago
Brown BagInequality at Home: The Role of Parenting in the Diverging Destinies of Rich and Poor Children
Monday, January 12, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Brown BagInequality at Home: The Role of Parenting in the Diverging Destinies of Rich and Poor Children
Thursday, January 8, 201512:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Eleanor ChoiHanyang University
Brown BagChild Gender and Parental Inputs: No More Son Preference in Korea?
VPD 302
Thursday, December 18, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Bo ZhouUniversity of Southern California, Schaeffer Center
Brown BagActive-Deciders and Default-Deciders in Medicare Part D
VPD 203
Thursday, December 11, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jen MalinWellPoint, Inc.
Brown BagRealigning Reimbursement Policies for Quality and Value in Cancer Care
VPD 302
Thursday, December 4, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hernan BejaranoEconomic Science Institute, Chapman University
Brown BagDo Cab Drivers Charge for Congestion? A Field Experiment in Lima, Peru
VPD 203
Thursday, November 20, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Italo Lopez GarciaRAND
Brown BagIntergenerational Transmission and the Timing of Parental Income
LAW 114
Thursday, November 13, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Leandro CarvalhoUniversity of Southern California, CESR
Brown BagComplexity
VPD 203
Thursday, November 6, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sandra RozoUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Brown BagEstimating the Welfare and Inequality Consequences of Violence
VPD 203
Thursday, October 30, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
D. Steven FoxUSC, Keck School of Medicine
Brown BagAllocating Scarce Resources for Healthcare: Ask the Right Question to Get the Right Answer
VPD 203
Thursday, October 23, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Salar JahediRAND
Brown BagThe Role of Information in Explaining Decoy Effects
Thursday, October 16, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Carol GrahamUniversity of Maryland
Brown BagTBD
Thursday, October 2, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Maria PradosUniversity of Southern California, Schaeffer Center
Brown BagSlowing Women's Labor Force Participation: The Role of Rising Income Inequality
VPD 302
Thursday, September 11, 201412:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gale LucasUniversity of Southern California, ICT
Brown BagIt's Only a Computer: Using Virtual Humans to Increase Honest Reporting
VPD 203
Thursday, June 19, 201412:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Juergen MaurerUniversity of Lausanne
Brown BagAge, old-age disability and subjective well-being in low- and middle-income countries: Evidence from SAGE
Thursday, May 8, 201412:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pete KhooshabehArmy Research Lab, Human Research and Engineering Directorate
Brown BagUncertainty during interpersonal negotiations: perceptual and physiological ramifications
Thursday, April 17, 201412:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Maria Jose PradosUSC
Brown BagHealth and Earnings Inequality Over the Life Cycle: The Redistributive Potential Of Health Policies
Thursday, April 3, 201412:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Gabriella ContiUniversity College London
Brown BagThe Health Effects of Early Childhood Interventions
Wednesday, April 2, 201412:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Laura SpierdijkUniversity of Groningen
Brown BagHealth, Lifestyle and Disability Outcomes of Dutch Self-Employed
Wednesday, February 5, 201412:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Manel BaucellsCESR
Brown BagSatiation Preferences: Theory and Experiments
Thursday, January 30, 201412:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Gema ZamarroCESR
Brown BagThe Effect of Dual-Language Immersion on Student Achievement
Thursday, January 23, 201412:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Donna Spruijt-MetzCESR
Brown BagMobile and Connected Approaches to Understanding and Changing Health-Related Behavior in Real Time
Thursday, January 16, 201412:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Sarah-Jeanne SalvyUSC
Brown BagSocial Environment and Social Norms: Implications for Obesity
Monday, December 16, 201312:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Hanka VonkovaCharles University in Prague
Brown BagAnchoring Vignettes and Response Consistency
Thursday, November 21, 201312:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Michael KuhnUC San Diego
Brown BagCuring the Calorie Crunch: The Effect of EBT on Household Present Bias
Thursday, November 14, 201312:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Titus GalamaCESR
Brown BagJoint Investment in Education and Health: A Unified Theory of Human Capital Formation
Thursday, October 3, 201312:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Juan Esteban SaavedraCESR
Brown BagChoice Architecture and Social Mobility: Evidence from a Conditional Cash Transfer Experiment in Colombia
Friday, August 23, 201312:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Arthur StoneStony Brook University
Brown BagMeasuring People's Daily Experiences: A Smorgasbord of Topics
Date and Time (PST)
Title of Talk
ConferencePACDEV: Pacific Conference for Development Economics at USCWebsite
ConferenceCIPHER 2019Website
George Washington University
Thursday, October 4, 201811:30 am – Friday, October 5, 2018, 3:00 pm
ConferenceAll California Labor Economic Conference: 12th AnnualWebsite
Wednesday, March 14, 20189:00 am – 5:00 pm
ConferenceCESR 5 Years Event: The Future of InequalityWebsite
USC Town and Gown
Distinguished Speakers
Date and Time (PST)
Title of Talk
Wednesday, February 21, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
David Card UC Berkeley
Distinguished SpeakersGood workers or good jobs? Understanding the role of jobs in labor market inequalityVideo
TCC Rosen Family Screening Room
Seminar Series
Date and Time (PST)
Title of Talk
Monday, March 1, 202112:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Seminar SeriesThe Long-Run Effects of Universal Pre-K in Boston
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, February 8, 202112:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Seminar SeriesThe imprint of assortative mating in the human genome reflects human behavior and social preferences
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Monday, February 1, 202112:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Michaela PagelColumbia Business School
Seminar SeriesBumped: The Effects of Stock Ownership on Individual Spending
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Monday, January 25, 202112:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lee LockwoodUniversity of Virginia
Seminar SeriesAnti Insurance: Health Insurance Worsens Risk Exposure
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Tuesday, January 12, 20219:00 am – 10:30 am
Andrew Becker
Seminar SeriesUnderstanding Coronavirus in America Webinar - All You Need To Know For Using Our COVID-19 Tracking Data
All who are interested can register at https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kuwUCsLrRQamDccfFNET0A
Monday, November 9, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Seminar SeriesShine a light (on the bright): The effect of awards on confidence to speak up in gender-typed knowledge work
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, November 2, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Vellore ArthiUniversity of California, Irvine
Seminar SeriesLabor Market Scarring in the Very Long Run: Evidence from Large-Scale Longitudinal Microdata
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, October 26, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jack WillisColumbia University
Seminar SeriesLand Rental Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, October 19, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Catherine BlissRutgers University
Seminar SeriesHealth and Equity in a Time of Genomes
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, October 12, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jonathan de Quidt Stockholm University
Seminar SeriesCan Market Design Help the World’s Poor? Evidence from a Lab Experiment on Land Trade
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, October 5, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Maarten LindeboomVU Amsterdam
Seminar SeriesThe Social Norm of Work and Mental Health
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, September 28, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Robert MetcalfeUSC/Boston University
Seminar SeriesThe Value of Time in the United States: Estimates from a Nationwide Natural Field Experiment
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, September 21, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Luke MiratrixHarvard University
Seminar SeriesA Practitioner’s Guide to Intent-to-Treat Effects from Multisite (blocked) Individually Randomized Trials: Estimands, Estimators, and Estimates
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, September 14, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Matthew A. KraftBrown University
Seminar Series"The Benefits of Early and Unconstrained Hiring: Evidence from Teacher Labor Markets"
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, August 17, 202012:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hunt AllcottNew York University
Seminar Series"Digital Addiction"
Zoom - Contact pawanahu@usc.edu for link and passcode
Monday, March 2, 202012:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Corrine LowUniversity of Pennsylvania
Seminar Series"Collateralized Marriage"
VPD 203
Monday, February 24, 202012:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Conrad MillerUC Berkeley
Seminar SeriesProfiling in Motor Vehicle Searches: Is There An Equity-Efficiency Tradeoff?
VPD 203
Monday, January 27, 202012:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Sally SadoffUC San Diego
Seminar Series"Preferences for Education Policy"
VPD 203
Monday, January 13, 202012:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Daniel KenistonLouisiana State University
Seminar Series"A Division of Laborers: Identity and Efficiency in India"
VPD 203
Monday, December 9, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Dean LillardOhio State University
Seminar Series“Polygenic Risk, Heterogeneity, Information, and Smoking over the Life-Cycle”
VPD LL 101
Monday, December 2, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Maya Rossin-SlaterStanford University
Seminar Series"When Dad Can Stay Home: Fathers' Workplace Flexibility and Maternal Health"
VPD 203
Monday, November 11, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Matt FreedmanUC Irvine
Seminar Series“A (Free) Ticket to Ride: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Means-Tested Public Transportation Subsidies.”
VPD 203
Monday, November 4, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Reshmaan N. HussamHarvard Business School
Seminar Series"The Market for Healthcare at the Bottom of the Pyramid"
VPD LL 101 (Lower Level Classroom)
Monday, October 28, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Juliana Londoño VélezNBER Postdoctoral Fellow
Seminar Series"Can Wealth Taxation Work in Developing Countries? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Colombia"
VPD 203
Monday, October 21, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Seminar Series“It’s Time for Happiness.”
VPD 203
Monday, October 14, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Heather SchofieldThe University of Pennsylvania
Seminar Series "Sleepless in Chennai: The Consequences of Increasing Sleep among the Urban Poor"
VPD 203
Monday, October 7, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Barbara BiasiYale University
Seminar Series“Higher Salaries or Higher Pensions? Inferring Preferences from Teachers’ Retirement Behavior”
VPD 203
Monday, September 30, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Seminar Series“The Old Boys' Club”
VPD 203
Monday, September 23, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Seminar Series“What can neuroscience contribute to understanding of bounded willpower?”
VPD LL 101 (Lower Level Classroom)
Monday, September 16, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Seminar Series"Using smartphone data to study both the causes and consequences of face-to-face interactions"
VPD 203
Monday, September 9, 201912:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Petra MoserNew York University
Seminar Series"Immigration, Science, and Invention. Evidence from the Quota Acts" (with Shmuel San)
VPD LL 101 (Lower Level Classroom)
Monday, October 1, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Norbert SchadyInter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Seminar SeriesExperimental Estimates of Education Production Functions: Sensitive Periods and Dynamic Complementarity
VPD 110
Monday, May 21, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesTBA
VPD 110
Monday, May 14, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
David S. PedullaStanford University
Seminar SeriesTBA
VPD 110
Monday, May 7, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Erik SnowbergVancouver School of Economics
Seminar SeriesWillingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept are Probably Less Correlated Than You Think AND Econographics: Towards a Refined Representation of Behavioral Economics
VPD 302
Monday, April 30, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Annamaria LusardiGlobal Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC)
Seminar SeriesFinancial Fragility in the US: Evidence and Implications
VPD 110
Monday, April 23, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Flavio CunhaRice University
Seminar SeriesParental Beliefs and Investments in Human Capital
VPD 110
Monday, April 16, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Gautam RaoHarvard University
Seminar SeriesThe Endowment Effect and Demand for Collateralized Loans
VPD 110
Thursday, April 12, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesThe Finnish Education System in Focus
VPD 302
Monday, April 2, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Andrew OswaldUniversity of Warwick
Seminar SeriesThe Midlife Crisis in Humans and Other Animals
VPD 110
Monday, March 26, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Joe HotzDuke University
Seminar SeriesParenthood, Family Friendly Workplaces, and the Gender Gaps in Early Work Careers
VPD 110
Monday, February 26, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Alwyn YoungLondon School of Economics
Seminar SeriesConsistency without Inference: Instrumental Variables in Practical Application
VPD 110
Thursday, February 22, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Gretchen StevensWorld Health Organization
Seminar SeriesTBA
VPD 302
Thursday, January 25, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tom Vogl Princeton University
Seminar SeriesEscaping Malthus: Economic Growth and Fertility Change in the Developing World
VPD 302
Monday, January 22, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Stephen SchuellerNorthwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Seminar SeriesAccelerating Towards Sustainable Digital Mental Health
VPD 110
Thursday, January 11, 20182:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesGenetic Ability, Wealth, and Financial Decision-Making
VPD 302
Monday, December 18, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Dan BelskyDuke University
Seminar SeriesIntegrating Genetics and Social Science: Polygenic Score Analysis of Human Development
VPD 110
Monday, December 11, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Susanna LoebStanford University
Seminar SeriesMore than Just a Nudge: Supporting Parents of Young Children with a Sustained Text-Messaging Program
VPD 302
Monday, November 27, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Zoë M. McLarenUniversity of Michigan
Seminar SeriesHIV Treatment as Economic Stimulus: Community Spillover Effects of Mass ART Provision in Rural South Africa
VPD 302
Monday, November 13, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Katherine CaseyStanford Graduate School of Business
Seminar SeriesInstitutions and Technocratic Skill in Local Economic Development
VPD 110
Monday, November 6, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Carlos Mendes de LeonUniversity of Michigan
Seminar SeriesMid-Life Determinants of Post-Retirement Health: A Focus on Wealth and Work
VPD 110
Monday, October 23, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Eric BettingerStanford University
Seminar SeriesWhat is It About Communicating With Parents?
VPD 302
Monday, October 16, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesWhy Do Defaults Affect Behavior? Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan
VPD 302
Monday, October 2, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tatiana HomonoffNew York University
Seminar SeriesDo FICO Scores Influence Financial Behavior? Evidence from a Field Experiment with Student Loan Borrowers
VPD Classroom 110
Monday, September 18, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesRedefine Statistical Significance
VPD 110
Monday, August 14, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesThe Cures are Coming: How Urgently Do We Need Alternative Payment Models for Restorative Treatment?
VPD Classroom LL101
Monday, May 15, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Basit ZafarFederal Reserve Bank of New York
Seminar SeriesPreference for the Workplace, Investment in Human Capital, and Gender
VPD 302
Monday, April 24, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Shoshana GrossbardSan Diego State University
Seminar SeriesObesity and women's labor supply. Is there a marriage market effect?
VPD 302
Wednesday, April 19, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Peter LevineTufts University
Seminar SeriesThe Hollowing Out of US Democracy
VPD 302
Tuesday, April 11, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Matthew KellerUniversity of Colorado, Boulder
Seminar Series Evolution and the genetic architecture of schizophrenia
VPD 302
Monday, April 10, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Dina PomeranzUniversity of Zurich and Harvard Business School
Seminar SeriesCan Audits Backfire? Evidence from Public Procurement in Chile
VPD 302
Monday, April 10, 201710:00 am – 11:30 am
Omer Van den BerghUniversity of Leuven
Seminar SeriesSymptoms and the Body: An experimental inquiry into their relationship
VPD 302
Sunday, April 2, 20172:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Andrew OswaldUniversity of Warwick
Seminar SeriesTBD
VPD 302
Monday, March 27, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesWhat is the Added Value of Preschool? Long-Term Impacts and Interactions with a Health Intervention
VPD 302
Sunday, March 26, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Joe HotzDuke University
Seminar SeriesTBD
VPD 302
Monday, March 20, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Chris TonettiStanford University
Seminar SeriesLate-in-Life Risks and the Under-Insurance Puzzlehttp://ebp-projects.isr.umich.edu/VRI/papers/VRI-LTC-I.pdf
VPD 302
Monday, March 6, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Heeju SohnUCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Seminar SeriesLeaving the Nest with Golden Parachutes: Demographic Divergence in Parental Safety-Nets
VPD 302
Monday, February 27, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Alison GemmillUC Berkeley
Seminar SeriesFrom some to none? Fertility expectation dynamics of permanently childless women
VPD 302
Thursday, February 23, 201712:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Narayan SastryUniversity of Michigan
Seminar SeriesEffects on Survey Attrition from Increased Respondent Burden: Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics
VPD 302
Wednesday, February 8, 201712:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Seminar SeriesThe Accelerating Expansion of the Digital Universe + Proper Analytics (often innovative, tuned) = Reproducible Quantitative Science
VPD 403
Monday, February 6, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
ARUN S. HENDIDuke University Population Research Institute (DuPRI)
Seminar SeriesSources of Change in American First Marriages, 1960-2010
VPD 302
Wednesday, February 1, 20174:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Michael KremerHarvard University
Seminar SeriesThe Impact of Free Secondary Education: Experimental Evidence from Ghana
KAP 319
Monday, January 30, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Nicole BonoffUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
Seminar SeriesTraditional Authority in the State: Chiefs, Elections and Taxation in Ghana
VPD 302
Thursday, January 26, 201712:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Nadia ChernyakBoston University
Seminar SeriesSocio-cognitive mechanisms of prosocial behavior
VPD 203
Thursday, January 19, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Simone SchanerDartmouth College
Seminar Series The Persistent Power of Behavioral Change: Long-Run Impacts of Temporary Savings Subsidies for the Poor
VPD 302
Tuesday, January 17, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Silvia PrinaCase University
Seminar SeriesThe Effects of Health Risk Assessments on Cafeteria Purchases: Do New Information and Health Training Matter?
VPD 203
Monday, January 9, 20172:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Jim Berry Cornell University
Seminar SeriesThe Impact of Maternal Literacy and Participation Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in India
Monday, December 12, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Jonathan P. BeauchampUniversity of Toronto
Seminar Series Controlling for the Compromise Effect Debiases Estimates of Risk Preference Parametershttp://scholar.harvard.edu/jonathanpbeauchamp/publications/how-malleable-are-risk-preferences
Monday, December 5, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesBuilding Credit for All? A Randomized Evaluation of a Credit Building Loan Product
Monday, November 28, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
José TessadaPontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Seminar SeriesPersonalized Information as a Tool to Improve Pension Savings: Results from a Randomized Control Trial in Chile
Monday, November 21, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Megan RobbinsUC Riverside
Seminar SeriesUsing the EAR to Examine Couples’ Everyday Conversations
Monday, November 14, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ying LiuWestEd
Seminar SeriesIdentifying and Predicting Unobserved Pathways in Change of States: Introduction to Latent Class Progression Analysis with Covariates
Monday, November 7, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Simone G. SchanerDartmouth College
Seminar SeriesAn Account of One's Own: Can Targeting Benefits Payments Address Social Constraints to Female Labor Force Participationhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-p3exE7U7m1SnNsX21YdG4wclE/view
Monday, October 31, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Will S. DobbiePrinceton University
Seminar SeriesThe Effects of Pre-Trial Detention on Conviction, Future Crime, and Employment: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Judges
Monday, October 24, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesThe Effect of Pension Income on Elderly Earnings: Evidence from Social Security and Full Population Data
Monday, October 17, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesThe Labor Market Effects of opening the border: Evidence from Switzerland
Monday, October 10, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Pamela Jakiela* University of Maryland
Seminar SeriesA Firm of One's Own: Experimental Evidence on Credit Constraints and Occupational Choice
Monday, October 3, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Robert KaestnerUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Seminar Series Effects of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Supply
Monday, September 26, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Daniel Barth Affiliated Faculty with CESR
Seminar Series Why do people make different financial decisions? The role of genetic diversity
Monday, September 19, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Kirabo JacksonNorthwestern University
Seminar SeriesWhat Do Test Scores Miss? The Importance of Teacher Effects on Non-Test Score Outcomes
Monday, September 12, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Kevin Edward ThomNew York University
Seminar SeriesGenes, Education, and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
Monday, August 29, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Judd Benjamin KesslerUniversity of Pennsylvania
Seminar SeriesThinking Fast and Slow: Generosity Over Time
Thursday, April 28, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Amal HarratiStanford University School of Medicine
Seminar SeriesCharacterizing work, disability and health in work and retirement: A multi-state approach
VPD 302
Monday, April 18, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesInsurance Status and Access to High Quality Cancer Care: An Audit Study Proposal
Thursday, April 7, 201612:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Kyla ThomasPrinceton University
Seminar SeriesThe Hidden Value of Highbrow Taste: How Cultural Signals of Class Shape U.S. Labor Market Outcomes
Monday, April 4, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesNutrition, fasting , longevity and diseases
Wednesday, March 30, 20164:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Edward MiguelUC Berkeley
Seminar SeriesExperimental evidence on the demand for and costs of rural electrification
Kaprilian Hall (KAP) 319
Monday, March 21, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Patrick TurleyHarvard University, Harvard-MIT Broad Institution, and SSGAC
Seminar SeriesHeterogeneity in the Health Impacts of Education in the UK
Monday, March 7, 20164:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Jeffrey NaeckerWesleyan University
Seminar SeriesWhen Fair Isn’t Fair: Sophisticated Time Inconsistency in Social Preferences
Kaprielian Hall (KAP) 319
Thursday, March 3, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Inbal Nahum-ShaniUniversity of Michigan
Seminar SeriesAdaptive Interventions for Health Behavior Change: What, Why and How?
Monday, February 29, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Frank SchilbachMIT Economics
Seminar SeriesAlcohol and Self-Control: A Field Experiment in Indiahttp://economics.mit.edu/files/10649.pdf
Monday, February 22, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ragan PetrieGeorge Mason University
Seminar SeriesLove Thy Neighbor: Built environment effects on social interactions
Monday, February 8, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Amanda KowalskiYale University
Seminar SeriesMarginal Treatment Effects and the External Validity of the Oregon Health Insurance Experimenthttp://www.econ.yale.edu/~ak669/mte.latest.draft.pdf
Monday, January 25, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Peter Savelyev Vanderbilt University
Seminar SeriesUnderstanding the Mechanisms Linking Cognitive Skills, Socioemotional Skills, and College Education with Longevity
Tuesday, January 19, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesConsumption Smoothing, Frequency of Benefit Payments, and Effectiveness of Social Programs
Monday, January 11, 20162:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Arna VardardottirCopenhagen Business School
Seminar SeriesThe Liquid Hand-To-Mouth
Wednesday, December 9, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesTechnology adoption under uncertainty: Take up and subsequent investment in Zambia
Monday, December 7, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Marianne PageUC Davis
Seminar SeriesThe Effects of Aggregate and Gender-Specific Labor Demand Shocks on Children’s Health
Monday, November 23, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ned AugenblickHaas School of Business University of California, Berkeley
Seminar SeriesMovement and Uncertainty Resolution in Beliefs
Monday, November 16, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Katja Maria KaufmannUniversity of Mannheim
Seminar SeriesElite Higher Education, the Marriage Market and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital
Monday, November 9, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Devin G. Pope University of Chicago Booth
Seminar SeriesAttribution Bias in Economic Decision Making
Wednesday, October 28, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
David CesariniNew York University
Seminar SeriesWealth and Financial Decision Making
Monday, October 12, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tom ChangUSC Marshall School of Business
Seminar SeriesThe Effect of Pollution on Office Workers: Evidence from Call Centers in China
Monday, September 28, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesOverconfidence, Theory of Mind, and Social Signals among Disadvantaged Children
Monday, September 14, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Paul Niehaus University of California, San Diego
Seminar Series Building State Capacity
Tuesday, June 16, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Daniel Bennett University of Chicago
Seminar SeriesLearning, Hygiene, and Traditional Medicinehttp://home.uchicago.edu/~dmbennett/ml.pdf
Monday, June 15, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Dan BenjaminUSC, CESR
Seminar SeriesChildren's Self Control and their Adult Economic Outcomes
Monday, June 1, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Gordon DahlUC, San Diego
Seminar SeriesDoctor Switching Costs in Health Insurance
Monday, May 18, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Keith ChenAnderson School, UCLA
Seminar SeriesThe Uber Surge System: Real Time Dynamic Pricing in the Ridesharing Market
Monday, May 4, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Gautam GowrisankaranUniversity of Arizona
Seminar SeriesMyopia and Complex Dynamic Incentives: Evidence from Medicare Part Dhttp://www.u.arizona.edu/~gowrisan/pdf_papers/PartD_myopia.pdf
Monday, April 20, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesLife-Cycle Consumption Patterns at Older Ages in the US and UK
Monday, April 13, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Rachel GriffithThe University of Manchester
Seminar SeriesGluttony and Sloth
Monday, April 6, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Sheila MurphyAnnenberg School, USC
Seminar SeriesTelling stories, saving lives: Comparing the Relative Efficacy of Narrative Versus Non-narrative Health Messages in Reducing Health Disparities Using a Randomized Trial
Saturday, April 4, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seminar SeriesTBD
Monday, March 23, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Duncan ThomasDuke University
Seminar SeriesChild Health After a Disaster
Monday, March 16, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ian WalkerPrinceton University and Lancaster University Management School
Seminar SeriesRational Addiction in Lotto Play
Monday, March 2, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Adriana Lleras-MuneyUCLA
Seminar SeriesParty on: The Returns to Social Skills in the Labor Market
Monday, February 23, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Dean LillardThe Ohio State University
Seminar SeriesA New Measure of the Stock and Flow of Information and How it Affects Economic Behavior
Sunday, February 22, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ragan PetrieGeorge Mason University
Seminar SeriesTBD
Friday, February 13, 201512:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Matthew D. ShapiroUniversity of Michigan
Seminar SeriesConsumer Responses to a Temporary Drop in Income: Evidence from the 2013 Government Shutdown Using Account Data
Tuesday, February 10, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Valentina DuqueColumbia Population Research Center
Seminar SeriesEarly-Life Conditions, Parental Investments, and Child Development: Evidence from a Violent Conflict
Monday, February 9, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Rodrigo PintoUniversity of Chicago
Seminar SeriesSelection Bias in a Controlled Experiment: The Case of Moving to Opportunity
Monday, January 26, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Kevin ThomNew York University
Seminar SeriesSmoking, Genes, and Health
Tuesday, January 20, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Kathleen MullenRAND
Seminar SeriesDisability Insurance and the Great Recession
Thursday, January 15, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Kevin P. WeinfurtDuke University
Seminar SeriesSome Challenges for Interpreting Self-Reported Measurements in Bioethics Research
Monday, January 12, 20152:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ariel KalilUniversity of Chicago
Seminar SeriesThe Role of Parenting in the Diverging Destinies of Rich and Poor Children 
Monday, June 2, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Sergio UrzuaUniversity of Maryland
Seminar SeriesOne Size Does Not Fit All: Multiple Dimensions of Ability, College Attendance and Wages (with Mara Prada)
Monday, May 19, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Catalina Amuedo-DorantesSDSU
Seminar SeriesThe Labor Market Returns to Authorization for Undocumented Immigrants: Evidence from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program
Tuesday, May 13, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Frauke KreuterUniversity of Maryland
Seminar SeriesMotivated Misreporting in Surveys
Monday, April 28, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Karthik MuralidharanUCSD
Seminar SeriesQuality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit Evidence from Primary Care Providers in India
Monday, March 31, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Anant NyshadhamUniversity of Southern California
Seminar SeriesRecovering from Early Life Trauma: Evidence on the Dynamic Substitution between Child Endowments and Investments
Thursday, March 20, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Paco MartorellRAND
Seminar SeriesDo Employers Prefer Workers Who Attended For-Profit Colleges? Evidence From a Field Experiment
Monday, March 3, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Rob McConnellUniversity of Southern California
Seminar SeriesUrban Air Pollution: Children's Health, Burden of Disease and Economic Cost
Monday, February 24, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Elena StancanelliParis School of Economics
Seminar SeriesDivorcing Upon Retirement: A Regression Discontinuity Study
Thursday, February 20, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Tom VoglPrinceton University
Seminar SeriesIntergenerational Dynamics and the Fertility Transition
Tuesday, February 18, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Heather RoyerUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Seminar SeriesThe Impact of Education on Family Formation Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the UK 
Thursday, January 9, 201410:45 am – 12:15 pm
Ron ZimmerVanderbilt University
Seminar SeriesCharter High Schools' Effects on Long-Term Attainment and Earnings 
Monday, December 2, 201310:45 am – 12:15 pm
Suzanne ShuUC Los Angeles
Seminar SeriesMeasuring Preferences for Consumers' Retirement Income Decisions
Friday, November 8, 201312:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Dan BenjaminCornell University
Seminar SeriesBeyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-Being Indices Based on Stated Preference
Monday, October 28, 201312:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Colm HarmonUniversity of Sydney
Seminar SeriesMeasuring Investment in Human Capital Formation: An Experimental Analysis of Early Life Outcomes
Monday, October 14, 201310:45 am – 12:15 pm
Norma CoeUniversity of Washington
Seminar SeriesProtecting the Vulnerable when Increasing Social Security's Early Entitlement Age: SSI at 62
Monday, September 16, 201310:45 am – 12:15 pm
Hans van Kippersluis Erasmus University
Seminar SeriesEducation and Health: The Role of Cognitive Ability