Microeconomics Workshops are held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm - 2:00 p.m.(unless otherwise noted) in John W. Kendrick Seminar Room, Room 321 at 2115 G Street (unless otherwise noted). For information please contact Professors Paul Carrillo at firstname.lastname@example.org or Arun Malik at email@example.com.
Wednesday, January 29th
Justin Wolfers, Michigan
Forecasting Elections: Voter Intentions versus Expectations
Wednesday, February 5th
Zhongmin Wang, Resources for the Future
Empirical Evidence on Competition and Revenue in an All-Pay Contest
Wednesday, February 12th
Oleh Havrylyshyn, George Washington University
Institutions Always “Mattered”: A Quantitative Economic History of the Republic of Ragusa (Dubrovnik),1000-1800
Wednesday, February 26th
Leah Brooks, George Washington University
"Vestiges of Transit: Urban Persistence at a Micro Scale"
Wednesday, March 5th
Samuel Berlinski, Inter-American Development Bank
“Challenges in Educational Reform: An Experiment on Active Learning in Mathematics”
Wednesday, March 12th
Wednesday, March 19th
Elliot Anenberg, Board of Governers
Wednesday, March 26th
Jon Strand, University of Oslo & World Bank
Wednesday, April 2nd
Prashant Bharadwaj, UCSD
TBA [Joint Development-Microeconomics Seminar]
Wednesday, April 9th
Carly Urban, Montana
Wednesday, April 16th
Daniel Spiro, University of Oslo
Thursday, April 17th
Wolfram Schlenker, Columbia
Wednesday, April 23rd
Anton Badev, Board of Governers
Wednesday, April 30th
Elisa Hovander, George Washington University
Ram Fishman, George Washington University
"A Tale of Two Food Stands--Observational Learning in the Field"
Byron Lutz, Board of Governors
"Examining the Whole Picture: Retiree Health Obligations and the Long-Term Budget Outlook for the State and Local Government Sector"
October 7 **Note this is a Monday**
Soshana Grossbard, San Diego State
"Home Production and Racial Discrimination in Marriage Markets"
Leora Klapper, World Bank
Eun-Hee Kim, George Washington University Business School
"Peer Effects vs. Competitive Effects under Alternative Regulatory Regimes: Evidence from the U.S. Electric Power Industry"
Matthew Harding, Stanford; visiting at Georgetown
Irene Foster and Melanie Allwine, George Washington University
"The Role of Algebra I Assessment in Predicting Student Performance in Principles of Economics"
Yuya Sasaki, Johns Hopkins
Melissa Kearney, Maryland; visiting Brookings
Thanksgiving Break (No Seminar)