2018

Dec 12 Dean Karlan-Northwestern UniversitySeminar: Dean Karlan - Northwestern University - Randomizing Religion: The Impact of Protestant Evangelism on Economic OutcomesDownload Paper
Dec 3 Imran Rasul-University College LondonSeminar (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 28 Justine Hastings-Brown UniversitySeminar:Justine Hastings - Brown University - The Effect of SNAP on the Composition of Purchased Foods Evidence and ImplicationsDownload Paper
Nov 16 Charles Holt - University of VirginiaSeminar (Friday*): Charles Holt - University of Virginia - Upside Versus Downside Risk: Gender, Stakes, and SkewnessDownload Paper
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 7 Julien Xavier Daubanes - University of GenevaSeminar: 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)Download Paper
Oct 31 Fiona Burlig - University of ChicagoSeminar: Fiona Burlig - University of Chicago - Out of the darkness and into the light? Development effects of rural electrificationDownload Paper
Oct 24 Paul Ferraro - Johns Hopkins UniversitySeminar: Paul Ferraro - Johns Hopkins University
Oct 17 Akshaya Jha - Carnegie MellonSeminar: Akshaya Jha - Carnegie Mellon-Short-Run and Long-Run Impacts of Environmental Regulations on Productivity: The U.S. Electricity Sector From 1938-1999Download Paper
Oct 10 Lorenzo Casaburi-University of ZurichSeminar: 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 26 Andrew Foster-Brown UniversitySeminar: Andrew Foster - Brown University - Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm SizeDownload Paper
Sep 5 Charles Noussair-University of ArizonaSeminar: Charles Noussair - University of Arizona - Sequential Search with a Price Freeze Option - Theory and Experimental EvidenceDownload Paper
May 9 Tim Beatty-UC DavisSeminar-Lost in Translation: What do Engel Curves Tell us about the Cost of Living?Download Paper
May 1 Hilary Hoynes-UC BerkeleySeminar (Tuesday*): Local Food Prices, SNAP Purchasing Power, and Child HealthDownload Paper
Apr 25 Tim Cason-Purdue UniversitySeminar:Crowdfunding for Public Goods with Refund Bonuses: An Empirical and Theoretical InvestigationDownload Paper
Apr 18 Mel Stephens-University of MichiganSeminar: "Changes in Nutrient Intake at Retirement" (with Desmond Toohey)Download Paper
Apr 11 Seema Jayachandran-Northwestern UniversitySeminar: Reshaping Adolescents' Gender Attitudes: Evidence from a School-Based Experiment in IndiaDownload Paper
Apr 4 Ivan Rudik-Cornell UniversitySeminar:General Bayesian Learning in Dynamic Stochastic Models: Estimating the Value of Science Policy
Mar 28 Erica Field-Duke UniversitySeminar:Loss in the time of cholera: Long-run Impact of a Disease Epidemic on the Urban LandscapeDownload Paper
Feb 8 Jackson Dorsey-University of ArizonaSeminar (Thursday*):Harnessing the Power of the Sun through Online Platforms: Evidence from the Rooftop Solar MarketDownload Paper
Feb 5 Todd Gerarden-Harvard UniversitySeminar (Monday*)-Demanding Innovation: The Impact of Consumer Subsidies on Solar Panel Production CostsDownload Paper
Jan 22 Gordon Leslie-Stanford UniversitySeminar (Monday*)-Why do transmission congestion contract auctions cost ratepayers money?Evidence from New YorkDownload Paper
Jan 18 Jakina Debnam-Cornell UniversitySeminar (Thursday*):Endogenous Responses to Paternalism: Examining Psychological Reactance in the Lab and the FieldDownload Paper
Jan 17 Louis Preonas- UC-BerkeleySeminar:Market Power in Coal Shipping and Implications for U.S. Climate PolicyDownload Paper
Jan 16 James Archsmith-UC-DavisSeminar (Tuesday*): Dam Spillovers: Direct costs and spillovers from environmental constraints on hydroelectric generationDownload Paper
Jan 12 Chris Bruegge-Stanford UniversitySeminar (Friday*):Distortionary Fundraising for Energy Efficiency Subsidies: Implications for Efficient and Equitable Program DesignDownload Paper
Jan 11 Adam Storeygard-Tufts UniversitySeminar: Mobility and congestion in Indian cities