College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural & Resource Economics

2018

Dec 12Dean Karlan-Northwestern University
Seminar: Dean Karlan - Northwestern University - Randomizing Religion: The Impact of Protestant Evangelism on Economic Outcomes
Dec 3Imran Rasul-University College London
Seminar (Monday*) : Imran Rasul - University College London - The Economic Lives of Young Women in the Time of Ebola: Lessons from an Empowerment Program

Abstract:We evaluate an intervention to raise young women's economic empowerment in Sierra Leone, where women frequently experience sexual violence and face... See all details.
Nov 28Justine Hastings-Brown University
Seminar:Justine Hastings - Brown University - The Effect of SNAP on the Composition of Purchased Foods Evidence and Implications
Nov 16Charles Holt - University of Virginia
Seminar (Friday*): Charles Holt - University of Virginia - Upside Versus Downside Risk: Gender, Stakes, and Skewness

Abstract:This paper investigates the effects of financial risk, both “upside” (low probability of a high payoff) and “downside” (low probability of a low... See all details.
Nov 7Julien Xavier Daubanes - University of Geneva
Seminar: Julien Xavier Daubanes - University of Geneva - More Gas, Less Coal, and Less CO2? Unilateral CO2 Reduction Policy with More than One Carbon Energy Source,” joint with Fanny Henriet (Paris School of Economics) & Katheline Schubert (Paris School)
Oct 31Fiona Burlig - University of Chicago
Seminar: Fiona Burlig - University of Chicago - Out of the darkness and into the light? Development effects of rural electrification
Oct 24Paul Ferraro - Johns Hopkins University
Seminar: Paul Ferraro - Johns Hopkins University
Oct 17Akshaya Jha - Carnegie Mellon
Seminar: Akshaya Jha - Carnegie Mellon-Short-Run and Long-Run Impacts of Environmental Regulations on Productivity: The U.S. Electricity Sector From 1938-1999
Oct 10Lorenzo Casaburi-University of Zurich
Seminar: Lorenzo Casaburi-University of Zurich-The Electoral Impact of Wealth Redistribution: Evidence from Land Reform in Italy" (with Bruno Caprettini and Miriam Venturini)

Abstract:We study the political consequences of a large land reform in Italy, which transferred more than 800,000 hectares of arable land from large to small... See all details.
Sep 26Andrew Foster-Brown University
Seminar: Andrew Foster - Brown University - Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm Size
Sep 5Charles Noussair-University of Arizona
Seminar: Charles Noussair - University of Arizona - Sequential Search with a Price Freeze Option - Theory and Experimental Evidence
May 9Tim Beatty-UC Davis
Seminar-Lost in Translation: What do Engel Curves Tell us about the Cost of Living?
May 1Hilary Hoynes-UC Berkeley
Seminar (Tuesday*): Local Food Prices, SNAP Purchasing Power, and Child Health
Apr 25Tim Cason-Purdue University
Seminar:Crowdfunding for Public Goods with Refund Bonuses: An Empirical and Theoretical Investigation
Apr 18Mel Stephens-University of Michigan
Seminar: "Changes in Nutrient Intake at Retirement" (with Desmond Toohey)
Apr 11Seema Jayachandran-Northwestern University
Seminar: Reshaping Adolescents' Gender Attitudes: Evidence from a School-Based Experiment in India
Apr 4Ivan Rudik-Cornell University
Seminar:General Bayesian Learning in Dynamic Stochastic Models: Estimating the Value of Science Policy
Mar 28Erica Field-Duke University
Seminar:Loss in the time of cholera: Long-run Impact of a Disease Epidemic on the Urban Landscape
Feb 8Jackson Dorsey-University of Arizona
Seminar (Thursday*):Harnessing the Power of the Sun through Online Platforms: Evidence from the Rooftop Solar Market
Feb 5Todd Gerarden-Harvard University
Seminar (Monday*)-Demanding Innovation: The Impact of Consumer Subsidies on Solar Panel Production Costs
Jan 22Gordon Leslie-Stanford University
Seminar (Monday*)-Why do transmission congestion contract auctions cost ratepayers money?Evidence from New York
Jan 18Jakina Debnam-Cornell University
Seminar (Thursday*):Endogenous Responses to Paternalism: Examining Psychological Reactance in the Lab and the Field
Jan 17Louis Preonas- UC-Berkeley
Seminar:Market Power in Coal Shipping and Implications for U.S. Climate Policy
Jan 16James Archsmith-UC-Davis
Seminar (Tuesday*): Dam Spillovers: Direct costs and spillovers from environmental constraints on hydroelectric generation
Jan 12Chris Bruegge-Stanford University
Seminar (Friday*):Distortionary Fundraising for Energy Efficiency Subsidies: Implications for Efficient and Equitable Program Design
Jan 11Adam Storeygard-Tufts University
Seminar: Mobility and congestion in Indian cities
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