University of Houston

Empirical Microeconomics Seminar Series



Spring 2018



Tuesday, Mar 6

Spencer Banzhaf (Georgia State University)

"Capitalization as a Two-Part Tariff: The Role of Zoning"  

Tuesday, Mar 13

Spring break, no seminar scheduled

Tuesday, Mar 20

David Green (University of British Columbia Vancouver School of Economics)  

"Economy Wide Spillovers from Booms: Long Distance Commuting and the Spread of Wage Effects"  

Tuesday, Mar 27

Kevin Stange (University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy)    

"The Effects and Costs of Undergraduate Class Size Reduction"

Tuesday,  April 10

Gautam Rao (Harvard University)

"The Endowment Effect and Collateralized Loans" (no paper available before the seminar, click here for abstract)

Tuesday,  April 17

Emily Oster (Brown University)  

"Weighting for External Validity"  

Tuesday, April 24

Manuela Angelucci (UT Austin)  

"Intrahousehold Resource Allocation: Heterogeneity in Efficiency and Implications for Investment in Children" (click here for an older version of this paper)


*Note different day*

Samuel Bazzi (Boston University)    

"Frontier Culture: The Roots and Persistence of `Rugged Individualism' in the United States" (click here for current version of paper; new version expected 4/27)  


Archive of Previous Semesters' Workshops:

2017-18: Fall 2017 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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