University of Houston

Empirical Microeconomics Seminar Series



Spring 2015


Tuesday, March 3       

Erzo F.P. Luttmer (Dartmouth College)  

"The Value of Medicaid: Interpreting Results from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment"

Tuesday, March 10

Wesley Yin (UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs)  

"The Market for High-Quality Medicine: Retail Chain Entry and Drug Quality in India "

Tuesday, March 17 UH spring break
Tuesday, March 24

Rachel Heath (University of Washington)

"Intrahousehold Bargaining, Female Autonomy, and Labor Supply: Theory and Evidence from India"

Tuesday, March 31

Laura Schechter (University of Wisconsin, Madison)  

"Advice-taking, Learning, and Technology Adoption: Results from an Economic Experiment with Farmers"

Tuesday, April 7

Alessandra Voena (University of Chicago)  

"Prenuptial Contracts, Labor Supply and Household Investments"

Tuesday, April 14

Kenneth Wolpin (Rice University)  

"Estimating a Coordination Game in the Classroom: Accounting for Mathematics Performance of High School Students in Mexico"

Tuesday, April 21

Stephen L. Ross (University of Connecticut)  

"Partners in Crime: Schools, Neighborhoods and the Formation of Criminal Networks"

Tuesday, April 28

Sheila Olmstead (University of Texas at Austin LBJ School of Public Affairs)  

"Damming the Commons: An Empirical Analysis of International Cooperation and Conflict in Dam Location"




Archive of Previous Semesters' Workshops:

2014-15: Fall 2014 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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