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 email@example.com or Arun Malik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
“How Smartphones and Social Media Dialed Up the Food Truck Boom and Increased Access to Food Variety”
Wednesday, March 26th
Jon Strand, University of Oslo & World Bank
"A Delphi Exercise as a Tool in Amazon Rainforest Valuation"
Wednesday, April 2nd
Prashant Bharadwaj, UCSD
"Preverse Consequences of Well-Intentioned Regulation: Evidence from India's Child Labor Ban"
[Note: this seminar is on Wednesday, from 12:30-2p, Lindner Commons, Room 602, 6th Floor, 1957 E Street, NW (the ESIA building)]
Wednesday, April 9th
Carly Urban, Montana
"State Mandated Financial Education and the Credit Behavior of the Young"
Wednesday, April 16th
Daniel Spiro, University of Oslo
"Peer Pressure and Skewed Norms" (joint work with Moti Michaeli)
Thursday, April 17th
Wolfram Schlenker, Columbia
"Climate Change, Crop Yields, and Internal Migration in the United States"
Wednesday, April 23rd
Anton Badev, Board of Governers
“Discrete Games in Endogenous Networks: Theory and Policy” and
“Social Networks and the Stepping Stone Effect: The Case of Tobacco and Marijuana”
Monday, May 5th
Ben Elsner, IZA
"Selectivity in Migration"
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
"Financial Inclusion and Measured Well-Being"
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
"The Effect of Product and Nutrient-Specific Taxes on Shopping Behavior and Nutrition: Evidence from Scanner Data"
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
"Closed Form Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models with Unobserved State Variables"
Melissa Kearney, Maryland; visiting Brookings
"Media Influences on Teen Sexual Behavior and Childbearing: The Impact of MTV's 16 and Pregnant"
Thanksgiving Break (No Seminar)