University of Houston

Empirical Microeconomics Seminar Series



Fall 2016



Tuesday, Sept 20       

Ruixue Jia (UCSD School of Global Policy and Strategy)  

"Access to Elite Education, Wage Premium and Social Mobility: The Truth and Illusion of China's College Entrance System"

Tuesday, Sept 27

Hanan Jacoby (World Bank)  

"Contracting under Uncertainty: Groundwater in South India"

Tuesday, Oct 18

Jeanne Lafortune (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)  

"Men, Women and Capital: Estimating Substitution Patterns Using a Gender-Dependent Childcare Policy in Chile"

Tuesday, Oct 25

Fernando Aragon (Simon Fraser University)  

"Particulate Matter and Labor Supply: The Role of Caregiving and Nonlinearities"

Tuesday, Nov 1

Rohini Pande (Harvard Kennedy School of Government)  

"E-governance, Accountability and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India"

Tuesday, Nov 8

Robert McMillan (University of Toronto)  

"A Unifying Framework for Education Policy Analysis"

Tuesday, Nov 15

Randall Walsh (University of Pittsburgh)  

"Racial Sorting and the Emergence of Segregation in American Cities"

Tuesday, Nov 29

Manisha Shah (UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs)  

"Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India"




Archive of Previous Semesters' Workshops:

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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