College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural & Resource Economics

Seminars

All seminars are in room 3121, Symons Hall, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.,
unless otherwise noted.

2019
Jan 15 Erin Kelley - UCBerkeley
Seminar (Tuesday): The Impact of Monitoring Technologies on Contracts and Employee Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Kenya’s Transit Industry
Jan 16 Paige Weber-Yale University
Seminar (Wednesday) : Dynamic Responses to Carbon Pricing in the Electricity Sector
Jan 17 Jacquelyn Pless - University of Oxford
Seminar (Thursday) : Complementary Policies” Substitutes? Evidence from R&D Subsidies in the UK - Jacquelyn Pless - University of Oxford
Jan 22 Nigel Key - USDA-ERS
Seminar (*Tuesday at noon) : Income volatility, farm size and productivity growth: Two studies exploiting multiple years of farm micro data - Nigel Key - USDA-ERS
Jan 25 Lint Barrage - Brown University
Seminar (Friday) : Flood Risk Belief Heterogeneity and Coastal Home Price Dynamics: Going Under Water? - Lint Barrage - Brown University
Jan 29 Jennifer Ifft - Cornell University
Seminar (* Tuesday at noon): Is ICE Freezing U.S. Agriculture? The Impact of Local Immigration Enforcement on Farm Profitability - Jennifer Ifft - Cornell University
Jan 30 Matt Woerman - UC-Berkeley
Seminar (*Wednesday at noon) : Market Size and Market Power: Evidence from the Texas Electricity Market - Matt Woerman - UC-Berkeley
Feb 1 Simon Franklin - LSE
Seminar (*Friday at noon) : The demand for government housing: evidence from a lottery for 200,000 homes in Ethiopia - Simon Franklin - LSE
Feb 11 Roman Andres Zarate - MIT
Seminar (*Monday at noon): Social and Cognitive Peer Effects: Experimental Evidence from Selective High Schools in Peru -Roman Andres Zarate - MIT
Feb 14 Nicholas Vreugdenhil - Northwestern University
Seminar (*Thursday at noon): Booms, Busts, and Mismatch in Capital Markets: Evidence from the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry - Nicholas Vreugdenhil - Northwestern University
Mar 6 Matthew Jackson-Stanford University
Seminar: Learning Through the Grapevine: The Impact of Message Mutation, Transmission Failure, and Deliberate Bias - Matthew Jackson - Stanford University
Mar 13 Abhijeet Singh - Stockholm School of Economics
Seminar: Testing for what? Audit study evidence on the reliability and effectiveness of large-scale test-based accountability in India - Abhijeet Singh - Stockholm School of Economics
Abstract:Public education systems in developing countries are increasingly instituting large-scale regular assessments of student learning – but the... See all details.
Mar 27 Marianne Bitler-UC Davis
Seminar (11:30am): Long-Run Effects of Food Assistance: Evidence from the Food Stamp Program - Marianne Bitler - UC Davis
Apr 3 Steve Cicala - University of Chicago
Seminar (11:30am) :Imperfect Markets versus Imperfect Regulation in U.S. Electricity Generation - Steve Cicala - University of Chicago
Apr 10 Frederik Noack - UBC
Seminar (11:30am):Credit Market Development, Property Rights and Resource Extraction: Evidence from Global Fisheries - Frederik Noack - UBC
Apr 17 Shawn Cole-Harvard University
Seminar (11:30am): Shawn Cole - Value of Customized Advice: Experimental Evidence from India - Harvard University
Apr 24 Erin Mansur - Dartmouth University
Seminar (11:30am) : Decompositions and Policy Consequences of an Extraordinary Decline in Air Pollution from Electricity Generation - Erin Mansur
May 1 Kenneth Gillingham - Yale University
Seminar (11:30am): Kenneth Gillingham - Yale University - Consumer Myopia in Vehicle Purchases: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Abstract: A central question in the analysis of fuel economy policy is whether consumers are myopic with regards to future fuel costs. We provide the... See all details.
Sep 4 Erica Myers - UIUC
Seminar: Should Home Sellers be Required to Audit and Disclose Residential Energy Efficiency? - Erica Myers - UIUC
Abstract:Mandatory information disclosure is a key regulatory instrument in major sectors including health care, education and finance despite scant empirical... See all details.
Sep 11 Ana Maria Ibanez - Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)
Seminar: Large-Scale Regularization of Forced Migrants: Impacts on Labor Markets and Crime-Ana Maria Ibanez - Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)
Sep 18 Shanjun Li - Cornell University
Seminar: From Fog to Smog: the Value of Pollution Information-Shanjun Li - Cornell University
Sep 30 Emilia Simeonova - Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business, Economics Department and NBER
Seminar (*Monday in 2200B Symons Hall): Family Income and Voting Behavior Across Generations: Evidence from an Income Intervention - Emilia Simeonova - Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business, Economics Department and NBER
Oct 2 James Macdonald - USDA-ERS
Seminar: Consolidation in U.S. Agriculture - James Macdonald- USDA-ERS
Oct 9 Dallas Burtraw - Resource for Future
Seminar: Water, Storage and Rates: The Economics of Electric Residential Water Heating - Dallas Burtraw - Resource for Future
Oct 16 Kyle Meng - UC Santa Barbra
Seminar: Do Property Rights Alleviate the Problem of the Commons? Evidence from California Groundwater Rights - Kyle Meng - UC Santa Barbra
Oct 23 Nick Ryan - Yale University
Seminar: Rationing the Commons - Nick Ryan - Yale University
Oct 30 Chris Barrett - Cornell University
Seminar: The Effects of Exposure Intensity On Technology Adoption and Gains: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh on the System of Rice Intensification - Chris Barrett - Cornell University
Nov 6 Laura Schechter - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Seminar: Brokering Votes with Information Spread via Social Networks - Laura Schechter - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nov 20 Catie Hausman - University of Michigan (Ford School)
Seminar: Catie Hausman - University of Michigan (Ford School)
Dec 4 Yoram Halevy - University of Toronto
Seminar: Yoram Halevy - University of Toronto
Dec 11 Jeff Carpenter - Middlebury
Seminar: Jeff Carpenter - Middlebury
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