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)

Tuesday, Nov 15

Randall Walsh (University of Pittsburgh)

Tuesday, Nov 29

Manisha Shah (UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs)




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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