University of Houston

Empirical Microeconomics Seminar Series



Spring 2016



Tuesday, Feb 16

Benjamin Schoefer (UC Berkeley)  

"The Role of Quits and Replacement Hiring in the Cyclicality of Job Openings" (full paper will not available prior to seminar, click here for abstract)

Tuesday, Feb 23       

Melanie Morten (Stanford)  

"Costly Migration: Evidence from Brazil" (hardcopies available in main office)

Tuesday, March 1

Erica Field (Duke)  

"Loss in the Time of Cholera: Long-run Impact of a Disease Epidemic on the Urban Landscape"

Tuesday, March 8

Adriana Lleras-Muney (UCLA)  

"The Impact of Economic Conditions on Mortality over the Lifetime"

Tuesday, March 22

Thomas Holmes (University of Minnesota)  

"Time Cost in the Movement of Goods: Estimates from Port Choice" (hardcopies available in main office)

Tuesday, March 29

Rebecca Diamond (Stanford GSB)  

"The Long-term Consequences of Teacher Discretion in Grading of High-Stakes Tests"

Tuesday, April 12

Janet Currie (Princeton)  

"Inequality in Lead Exposure and the Black-White Test Score Gap"

Tuesday, April 26

Gregorio Caetano (University of Rochester)  

"Towards Causal Estimates of Children's Time Allocation on Skill Development"




Archive of Previous Semesters' Workshops:

2015-16: Fall 2015 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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