Empirical Microeconomics Seminar Series



Spring 2019



Tuesday, Feb 12

Alexander Karaivanov (Simon Fraser University)

"Involuntary Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Thai Urban Data"

Tuesday, Feb 19

Tom Vogl (UT Austin)

"How Differential Fertility Makes Society More Conservative on Family Values"

Monday, Feb 25


Alessandra Fogli (Minneapolis Fed)

*Joint Seminar with Macro*

"The End of the American Dream?  Inequality and Segregation in US Cities"

Tuesday, Feb 26

Karam Kang (Carnegie Mellon)

"Understanding Disparities in Punishment: Regulator Preferences and Expertise"

Monday, Mar 4


Shulamit Kahn (Questrom School of Business, Boston University)

"The Impact of Permanent Residency Delays for STEM PhDs: Who Leaves and Why"

Tuesday, Mar 12

Spring break, no seminar scheduled

Tuesday, Mar 19

Matias Iaryczower (Princeton)

"Imperfect Representation: Quantifying Constrained Voters' Choice in Brazilian Elections"

Tuesday, Mar 26

Marc Rysman (Boston University)

"Empirics of Air Services Agreements: A Structural Model of Network Formation"

Tuesday,  April 2

Gilles Duranton (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania)

"Urban Growth and its Aggregate Implications" [paper will not be posted online, hardcopies will be available in main office]

Tuesday, April 16

Alwyn Young (LSE)

*Joint Seminar with Macro*

"Consistency without Inference: Instrumental Variables in Practical Application"


Tuesday, April 23

Jörg Spenkuch (Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University)

"Natural Disasters, Moral Hazard and Special Interests in Congress"

Tuesday, April 30

Guo Xu (Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley)

"Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance: Evidence from India"




Archive of Previous Semesters' Workshops:

2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule
2017-18: Fall 2017 Schedule Spring 2018 Schedule
2016-17: Fall 2016 Schedule Spring 2017 Schedule
2015-16: Fall 2015 Schedule Spring 2016 Schedule
2014-15: Fall 2014 Schedule Spring 2015 Schedule
2013-14: Fall 2013 Schedule Spring 2014 Schedule
2012-13: Fall 2012 Schedule Spring 2013 Schedule
2011-12: Fall 2011 Schedule Spring 2012 Schedule
2010-11: Fall 2010 Schedule Spring 2011 Schedule
2009-10: Fall 2009 Schedule Spring 2010 Schedule
2008-09: Fall 2008 Schedule Spring 2009 Schedule
2007-08: Fall 2007 Schedule Spring 2008 Schedule
2006-07: Fall 2006 Schedule Spring 2007 Schedule

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