Past Events

View past seminars and other events sponsored by the department of Economics. Events can be viewed by date or filtered by seminar series.

Date & TimeSeminar SeriesSpeaker and Title
April 19, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryGeorge Alter (University of Michigan) and Sam Williamson (Miami University): "Income, Disability, and Old Age Mortality among Early Twentieth Century Railroad Retirees"
April 19, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsFrank Schilbach (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Technology Diffusion and Appropriate Use: Evidence from Western Kenya"
April 19, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarNiclas Poitiers (Universitat de Barcelona): "Title TBA"
April 18, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMThe Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies LectureManuel Trajtenberg (Tel Aviv University): "Israel's Great Paradox: Strong Macro, Poor Micro”
April 18, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarRiccardo Marchingiglio (Northwestern University):  "Local institutions, public school spending, and literacy under restricted suffrage"
April 17, 20185:00 PM - 6:00 PMOrientation for Economics Graduate Students on the Job MarketDiscussion of procedures for graduate students thinking about entering the job market next year
April 17, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsJoachim Winter (University of Munich):  "Inattention and Switching Costs as Sources of Inertia in Medicare Part D"
April 16, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationElena Krasnokutskaya (Johns Hopkins University): "Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard in a Dynamic Model of Auto Insurance"
April 16, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsDmitriy Sergeyev (Bocconi University): "Central Bank Balance Sheet Policies without Rational Expectations"
April 16, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarBence Bardoczy (Northwestern University):  "Fiscal Policy According to HANK"
April 12, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryDaniel Rees (University of Denver): "Was the First Public Health Campaign Successful? The Tuberculosis Movement and its Effect on Mortality"
April 12, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsEric Zwick (University of Chicago): "Capitalists in the Twenty-First Century"
April 12, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarEgor Kozlov (Northwestern University): "Fighting The Biology: Reproductive Technologies and Female Labor Supply"
April 11, 20184:30 PM - 5:30 PMThe Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies LectureManuel Trajtenberg (Tel Aviv University): "Israel at 70: Social Fissures, Shared Aspirations"
April 11, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarRicardo Dahis (Northwestern University): The Technology Frontier and the Rise and Fall of Cities
April 11, 201810:00 AM - 11:30 AMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Dan J. Wang (Columbia Business School): When do specialists become entrepreneurs? The triggering effect of social network diversity
April 10, 20184:00 PM - 6:30 PMInvestiture Ceremony of Endowed ChairholdersDean Karlan (Frederic Esser Nemmers Chair in Finance and Economics, Kellogg School of Management), Christopher Udry (Robert E. and Emily King Professorship, Department of Economics) and Gerald Gabrielse (Board of Trustees Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy.  Reception to follow
April 10, 201811:30 AM - 1:00 PMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Richard Larrick (Duke University): Blinding curiosity: Exploring the choice to “blind” in evaluative judgments 
April 9, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationRobert Miller (Carnegie Mellon University): "Winning By Default: Why Is There So Little Competition In Government Procurement?"
April 9, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsEran Yashiv (Tel Aviv University): "The Importance of Hiring Frictions in Business Cycles"
April 9, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsPaolo Surico (London Business School): "Investment, Employment and the transmission of Monetary Policy: evidence from firm-level data"
April 9, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarAna Danieli (Northwestern University):  "Demand Driven Labor Market Polarization"
April 5, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryLuca Bittarello (Northwestern University): "Unionization and Strike Outcomes: Evidence form the U.S. in the Early 1880s"
April 5, 20184:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsDhammika Dharmapala (University of Chicago): "TBA"
April 5, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsKelsey Jack (Tufts University): "Seasonal liquidity, rural labor markets and agricultural production: Evidence from Zambia"
April 5, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarGabriela Cugat (Northwestern Univeristy): "Household heterogeneity in small open economies: the role of the income channel"
April 4, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarFrancisco Poggi (Northwestern University): Title TBA
April 3, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJamie Daubenspeck (Northwestern University): Title TBA.  Note unusual day.
April 2, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationBrad Larsen (Stanford University): "A Mechanism Design Approach to Identification and Estimation"
March 22, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarSasha Indarte (Northwestern University): "Title TBA"
March 21, 201811:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarEmi Nakamura (Columbia University): "TBA"
March 15, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryJoseph Ferrie (Northwestern University): "Up from Poverty?"
March 15, 20184:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsDouglas G. Baird (University of Chicago): "Statutory Interpretation, Three Ways: The “Best Interests of Creditors” Test in Chapter 9"
March 15, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarStephanie Johnson (Northwestern University): "Controlling the House Price Cycle with Mortgage Policies"
March 14, 201811:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarSamuel Hanson (Harvard University): "TBA"
March 12, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumDaniel Galvin (Northwestern Univeristy): "The Changing Politics of Workers' Rights"
March 12, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsFabrice Tourre (Northwestern University): "Commitment Problems, Welfare Costs and Sovereign Debt"
March 9, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMIPR Policy Research BriefingJonathan Guryan (Northwestern University): "Crime in Chicago: What Does the Research Tell Us?"
March 8, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryJohn Nye (George Mason University): "Social Mobility in the Russia of the Revolutions: A Surname Study 1879-2016"
March 8, 20184:00 PM - 5:00 PMNorthwestern University Transportation Center SeminarKavi Bhalla (University of Chicago): "The History of Road Safety in Industrialized Coutnries (and the Future of Road Safety in Developing Countries)"
March 8, 20184:00 PM - 5:15 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsAnjali Adukia (University of Chicago): "Educational Investment Responses to Economic Opportunity: Evidence from Indian Road Construction"
March 8, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarJordan Norris (Northwestern University): "Government Procurement and the Local Economy"
March 7, 20183:00 PM - 4:00 PMNorthwester University Transportation CenterChris Diaz (Northwestern University): Researcher's Toolkit: Starting a Scholarly Journal
March 7, 20181:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Department Seminar SeriesLiran Einav (Stanford University): "Title TBA"
March 7, 201811:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarFatih Guvenen (University of Minnesota): "Offshore Profit Shifting and Domestic Productivity Measurement"
March 5, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumMesmin Destin (Northwestern University): "Contextualizing the Role of Psychological Factors in Educational Outcomes on a National Scale”
March 1, 20187:00 PM - 8:30 PMThe Future of Our Economy with Professor Robert J. GordonAre you curious about what recent events mean for the outlook of the US economy? On Thursday evening, Professor Gordon will be taking a look at the current economic climate in regards to the upcoming conflict between aggregate supply and demand. In particular, he'll analyze what tighter labor markets and sluggish productivity growth means for our economy. Robert J. Gordon is a Professor of Economics here at Northwestern. He is also an Economic adviser to the Bureau of Economic Analysis and a member of the policy advisory panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In 2016, Professor Gordon was named as one of Bloomberg's top 50 most influential people. This is a talk you don't want to miss!
March 1, 20184:00 PM - 5:00 PMTransportation Center EES SeminarDon Wuebbles (Northwestern University): "The 4th National Climate Assessment: Maintaining Hope While Assessing the Science"
March 1, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarJose Carreno (Northwestern University): "Housing Booms and Busts, and the U.S. Productivity Puzzle"
February 28, 201811:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarDaniel Greenwald (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Financial Fragility with SAM"
February 28, 201810:00 AM - 11:30 AMManagement & Organizations Colloquium SeriesAshlee Humphreys (Northwestern University): "Professional Contests in an Emerging Field: The Case of Social Media"
February 26, 20184:00 PM - 5:00 PMTransportation Center Segal Design Leadership SeriesPhil Gilbert (IBM Design): "Every Day is a Prototype"
February 26, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumQuinn Mulroy (Northwestern University): "Enforcing Civil Rights Protections Through Private Power"
February 23, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSenior Recruiting SeminarAli Yurukoglu (Stanford): "Quantitative Analysis of Multi-Party Tariff Negotiations"
February 22, 20184:00 PM - 5:00 PMNorthwestern University Transportation CenterReg Souleyrette (University of Kentucky): "Safety Implications of the Transition to CAVS: Getting at the S-Curve Parameters"
February 22, 20184:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsEric L. Talley (Columbia University): "Appraisal Arbitrage and Shareholder Value"
February 22, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSenior Recruiting SeminarMarcella Alsan (Stanford): “Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men”
February 22, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarGiacomo Magistretti (Northwestern University): "Aging, Politics, and Sovereign Risk"
February 21, 201810:00 AM - 11:30 AMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Ethan Kross (University of Michigan): "Beyond Chatter: How small shifts in language promote self - regulation"
February 20, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSenior Recruiting SeminarEmi Nakamura (Columbia): "High Frequency Identification of Monetary Non-Neutrality: The Information Effect"
February 19, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumMatthew Notowidigdo (Northwestern University): "The Effects of Information and Application Assistance on Take-up, Targeting, and Welfare:Experimental Evidence from SNAP"
February 16, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSenior Recruiting SeminarJón Steinsson (Columbia): "The Elusive Costs of Inflation: Price Dispersion during the U.S. Great Inflation"
February 15, 20184:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsAnu Bradford (Columbia University): "Trade Openness and Antitrust Law"
February 15, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarHugh Montag (Northwestern University): "Title TBA"
February 13, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarAfshin Nikzad (Stanford University): "Thickness and Competition in Ride-sharing Markets"
February 13, 20183:15 PM - 4:15 PMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Frank Neffke (Harvard University): "The value of skills depends on the coworker complementarity network"
February 12, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarRicardo Perez-Truglia (UCLA): "Choosing Your Pond: Location Choices and Relative Income"
February 12, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumKirabo Jackson (Northwestern University): "Reducing Inequality Through Dynamic Complementarity: Evidence from Head Start and Public School Spending"
February 9, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarLudwig Straub (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Consumption, Savings, and the Distribution of Permanent Income"
February 8, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarChiara Maggi (Northwestern University): "The Micro and Macro Dynamics of Business Entry Deregulation"
February 7, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarHeather Sarsons (Harvard University): "Interpreting Signals in the Labor Market: Evidence from Medical Referrals"
February 6, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarGabriel Kreindler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "The Welfare Effect of Road Congestion Pricing: Experimental Evidence and Equilibrium Implications"
February 5, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumPablo Boczkowski (Northwestern University): "Prosthetics, Tools, and Companions: The Cultural Lives of Personal Screens"
February 2, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarDavid Yang (Stanford University): "The Impact of Media Censorship: Evidence from a Field Experiment in China"
February 1, 20184:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsLuigi Zingales (University of Chicago): "Is Pollution Value-Maximizing? The DuPont Case"
February 1, 20184:00 PM - 5:00 PMTransportation Center SeminarBrian Wolshon (Louisiana State University): "Research, Planning, &; Lessons Learned in Evacuation &; Transportation Resilience"
February 1, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarMolly Schnell (Princeton University): "Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids"
February 1, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PM Macroeconomics Lunch SeminarJane Olmstead-Rumsey (Northwesern University): "Portfolio Choice Under Inflation Uncertainty"  
January 31, 201810:00 AM - 11:30 AMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Kristin Laurin (University of British Columbia): "Rationalization: When, why, and so what?"
January 29, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarEvan Sadler (Harvard University/MIT): "Diffusion Games"
January 29, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumKristen Knutson (Northwestern University): "Inadequate Sleep as a Potential Mediator of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Cardiometabolic Disease"
January 26, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarHarry Pei (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Reputation Effects under Interdependent Values"
January 25, 20184:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsMartin Schmalz (University of Michigan): "Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives"
January 25, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarGideon Bornstein (Northwestern University): "Consumer Inertia and Aging: A Macroeconomic Perspective"
January 24, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMIPR ColloquiumKosuke Imai (Princeton University): "Using a Probabilistic Model to Assist Merging of Large-Scale Administrative Records"
January 22, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarDiego Dariuch (New York University): "The Macroeconomic Consequences of Early Childhood Development Policies"
January 22, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumChrsitine Percheski (Northwestern University): "Wealth Gaps and Household Structure in the United States, 1989-2016"
January 18, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarSergio Armella Olazabal (Northwestern University) "Fiscal policy and sovereign risk"
January 16, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarJack Mountjoy (University of Chicago): "Community Colleges and Upward Mobility"
January 12, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarJann Spiess (Harvard University): "Optimal Estimation when Researcher and Social Preferences are Misaligned"
January 11, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarKiminori Matsuyama (Northwestern University): "Title TBA"
January 10, 201810:00 AM - 11:30 AMManagement & Organizations Colloquium SeriesAdina D. Sterling (Stanford University): "Taking the Longer Route: Tryouts and the Search Behavior of Structurally Disadvantaged Job–Seekers"
January 8, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumRachel Davis Mersey (Northwestern University): "Cross-Cultural Differences in Media Preferences: Initial Findings from Qatar and the United Arab Emirates"
December 7, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryPeter Koudijs (Stanford University): "TBA"
December 7, 20173:00 PM - 4:15 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsPascaline Dupas (Stanford University): "Targeting Subsidies: A Mechanism Design Approach"
December 7, 201712:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarGabriela  Cugat (Northwestern University): "TBA"
December 7, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesHarvey Stephenson (Northwestern University): "TBA"
December 6, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMIPR Q-CenterLinda Collins (Pennsylvania State University): "Introduction to the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) for Developing More Effective, Efficient, Economical, and Scalable Behavioral Interventions"
December 6, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsMartin Weidner (University College London): "Network and Panel Distribution Regression"
December 6, 201711:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarPeter Koudijs (Stanford University): "For Richer, For Poorer: Banker's Skin-in-the-game and Risk Taking in New England, 1867-1880" 
December 5, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMIPR Perf. MeasurementDiane Whitmore Schanzenbach (Northwestern University): "Evidence-Based Research and Policymaking: Lessons Learned from Two Years in D.C."
December 5, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsMarinho Bertanha (Notre Dame): "Regression Discontinuity Design with Many Thresholds"
December 4, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMPolitical Economy Seminar SeriesDaniel Keniston (Yale University): "The Efficient Deployment of Police Resources: Theory and New Evidence from a Randomized Drunk Driving Crackdown in India"
December 4, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsYuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California): "The Effects of Quantitative Easing: Taking a Cue from Treasury Auctions"
November 30, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryGabriel Zucman (University of California): "From Soviets to Oligarchs: Inequality and Property in Russia, 1905-2016"  
November 30, 20173:00 PM - 4:15 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsJacopo Ponticelli (Northwestern University): "Capital Accumulation and Structural Transformation"
November 30, 201712:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarChiara Maggi (Northwestern University): "The Micro and Macro Dynamics of Business Entry Deregulation"
November 30, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesJohn Farragut (Northwestern University) : "TBA"
November 29, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopsDoug Bernheim (Stanford University): "TBA"
November 29, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesDaniele Paserman (Boston University): "Hurricanes, Climate Change, and Political Accountability"
November 29, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJamie Daubenspeck (Northwestern University): "Yankee Locational Choice before the Civil War" 
November 29, 201711:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarAndreas Fuster (Federal Reserve Bank of New York): "TBA"
November 28, 20174:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsMichael Powell (Northwestern University): "Sticking Points: Common-Agency Problems and Contracting in the U.S. Healthcare System"
November 28, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesJohn Mondragon (Northwestern University): "Refinancing in Recessions” 
November 27, 20171:30 PM - 3:30 PMShort CourseRichard Blundell (University College London): "The Microeconometric Analysis of Consumption, Savings and Labor Supply" Lecture 4 of 4
November 27, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumEva Redei (Northwestern University): "Why Mental Illnesses Are Not Diseases and What to Do About It"
November 27, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsKarel Mertens (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas): "Title TBA"
November 27, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarMinjie Jeff Xu (Northwestern University): "Has Batson Ever Been Effective? Limited Impact of Peremptory Strike Restriction on US Exoneration Racial Makeup"
November 22, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesHuseyin Yildirim (Duke University): "Social Pressure, Transparency, and Voting in Committees”
November 20, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationMitsuru Igami (Yale University): "Measuring the Incentive to Collude: The Vitamin Cartels, 1990-1999"
November 20, 20171:30 PM - 3:30 PMShort CourseRichard Blundell (University College London): "The Microeconometric Analysis of Consumption, Savings and Labor Supply" Lecture 3 of 4
November 20, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumJames Rosenbaum (Northwestern University): "Does College Lead to Good Jobs for Everyone in the Era of 'College for All'?"
November 20, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsNarayana Kocherlakota (University of Rochester): "The L-Shaped Phillips Curve:  Theoretical Justification and Empirical Implications"
November 20, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarUtsav Manjeer (Northwestern University): "Politicians: Establishing a Link Between Historical Institutions and Economic Development"
November 16, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryJose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez (Yale University): "La “Doña” e mobile"
November 16, 20174:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsAndrew Verstein (Wake Forest Law School): "TBA"
November 16, 20174:00 PM - 5:15 PMTransportation Center SeminarCynthia Chen (University of Washington-Seattle): "A Universal Methodology for Learning Cascading Failure Dynamics in Interdependent Networks"
November 16, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsRicardo Perez-Truglia (Univeristy of California, Los Angeles): "How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Incentive Effects of Horizontal and Vertical Inequality"
November 16, 201712:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarStephanie Johnson (Northwestern University): "TBA"
November 16, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesRene Vizcaino (Northwestern University): "TBA"
November 15, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopsEva Tardos (Cornell University): "Learning and Efficiency of Outcomes in Games"
November 15, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesLones Smith (University of Wisconsin-Madison): "The Comparative Statics of Sorting"
November 15, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Economics Lunch SeminarLaia Navarro-Sola (Northwestern University): "TBA"
November 15, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJane Olmstead-Rumsey (Northwestern University): "Portfolio Choice Under Inflation Uncertainty"
November 15, 201711:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarAtif Mian (Princeton University): "How Do Credit Supply Shocks Affect the Real Economy? Evidence from the United States in the 1980s" 
November 14, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesCharles Nathanson (Northwestern University): "The Effect of New Construction on House Prices"
November 14, 201711:00 AM - 12:15 PMTransportation Center SeminarGunnar Stefansson (Chalmers University of Technology & University of Iceland): "Digitalization of Transport Management—a voyage not a destination"
November 13, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationMyrto Kalouptsidi (Harvard University): "Geography, Search Frictions and Endogenous Trade Costs"
November 13, 20171:30 PM - 3:30 PMShort CourseRichard Blundell (University College London): "The Microeconometric Analysis of Consumption, Savings and Labor Supply" Lecture 2 of 4
November 13, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumRachel Beatty Riedl (Northwestern University): "Pews to Politics: How Religious Ideas Can Influence Modes of Political Engagement in Africa and Beyond"
November 13, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMPolitical Economy Seminar SeriesRuben Enikolopov (Universitat Pompeu Fabra): "TBA"
November 13, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsUlrike Malmendier (University of California): “The Making of Hawks and Doves”
November 13, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarEgor Kozlov (Northwestern University): "Fighting the Biology: Fertility, Aging and Reproductive Technologies"
November 9, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryLionel Kesztenbaum (Institut national d'etudes demographiques): "Wealth in the trenches. Social class and survival during the Great War"
November 9, 20174:00 PM - 5:15 PMTransportation Center SeminarMehmet Basdere (Northwestern University): "Models and Approaches to Multi-Objective Arc Tour Problems with an Application to Marathon Course Design"
November 9, 20173:00 PM - 4:15 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsEmily Breza (Harvard University): "Information Delivery under Endogenous Communication: Experimental Evidence from the Indian Demonetization"
November 9, 201712:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarLorean Keller (Northwestern University): "TBA"
November 9, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesBela Szabadi (Northwestern Univeristy): "TBA"
November 8, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopsAriel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv University): "Multi-dimensional Reasoning in Games: Framework, Equilibrium and Applications"
November 8, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesAkshaya Jha (Carnegie Mellon University): "The Economic Benefits versus Environmental Costs of India's Coal Fired Power Plants"
November 8, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarRiccardo Marchingiglio (Northwestern University): "Occupational Licenses and Statistical Discrimination"
November 8, 201711:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarHoward Kung (London Business School): "QE in the Fiscal Theory: A Risk-Based View"
November 7, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsSimon Lee (Columbia University): "Identifying the Effect of Persuasion"
November 7, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesQiushi Huang (Northwestern University): "TBA"
November 7, 201711:00 AM - 12:30 PMTransportation Center SeminarAnn Campbell (University of Iowa): "Decision Support for Attended Home Deliveries in Urban Areas"
November 6, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationAli Hortacsu (University of Chicago): "TBA"
November 6, 20171:30 PM - 3:30 PMShort CourseRichard Blundell (University College London): "The Microeconometric Analysis of Consumption, Savings and Labor Supply" Lecture 1 of 4
November 6, 201712:30 PM - 1:30 PMPolitical Economy Seminar SeriesTommaso Nannicini (Bocconi University): "Adventures of a Political Economist in the World of Policy Making"
November 6, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumVijay Mittal (Northwestern University): "Following Youth at Risk for Developing Schizophrenia: Translating Basic Psychopathology Research to Real-World Implementation"
November 6, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsRicardo Lagos (New York University): "Turnover Liquidity and the Transmission of Monetary Policy"
November 6, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarDjulustan Nikiforov (Northwestern University): "Hierarchies of Power"
November 2, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryLeonard Wantchekon (Princeton University): "Education, Social Mobility and Risk Attitudes: Evidence from Benin"
November 2, 20174:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsSam Norris (Northwestern University): "Judicial Errors: Evidence from Refugee Appeals"
November 2, 20174:00 PM - 5:15 PMTransportation Center SeminarEric Miller (University of Toronto): "Agent-Based Activity/Travel Microsimulation: What's Next?"
November 2, 20173:00 PM - 4:15 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsLauren Falcao Bergquist: (University of Chicago) "Pass-through, Competition, and Entry in Agricultural Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya"
November 2, 201712:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarJordan Norris (Northwestern University): "The Home Market Effect in Many Locations"
November 2, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesDaniel Fershtman (Northwestern University): "TBA"
November 1, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopsFuhito Kojima (Yale University): "Fair Matchings under General Constraints"
November 1, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesKyle Myers (University of Pennsylvania): "The Elasticity of Science: Evidence from Targeted Funding at the National Institutes of Health"
November 1, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarLudvig Sinander (Northwestern University): "The converse envelope theorem"
November 1, 201711:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarEmil Siriwardane (Harvard University): "Does Precautionary Savings Drive the Real Interest Rate? Evidence from the Stock Market"
October 31, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsRusty Tchernis (Georgia State University): "On the Estimation of Treatment Effectswith Endogenous Misreporting"
October 31, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesEileen Driscoll (Northwestern University): "Desperate House Sellers: Distress Among Developers"
October 30, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationDavid Benson (Northwestern University): "Lemon Dropping: Do physicians respond to incentives?"
October 30, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumChristopher Udry (Northwestern University): "Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Poor"
October 30, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMPolitical Economy Seminar SeriesPamela Campa (University of Calgary): "Politico-economic regimes and attitudes: Female workers under state socialism"
October 30, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsAlireza Tahbaz-Salehi (Northwestern University): "Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake"
October 30, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarDmitry Sedov (Northwestern University): "Information Exchange between Competitors"
October 26, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryCarol H. Shiue (University of Colorado): "Social Mobility in the Long-Run: An Analysis with Five Linked Generations in China 1300-1900"
October 26, 20174:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsKeith Chen (University of California Los Angeles): "Politics Gets Personal: Effects of Political Partisanship and Advertising on Family Ties"
October 26, 20174:00 PM - 5:15 PMTransportation Center SeminarAlejandro Molnar (Vanderboilt University): "The Marginal Congestion of a Taxi inNew York City"
October 26, 20174:00 PM - 5:15 PMTransportation Center SeminarAlejandro Molnar (Vanderbilt University): "The Marginal Congestion of a Taxi in New York City"
October 26, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsBen Roth (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Targeting High Ability Entrepreneurs Using Community Information: Mechanism Design in the Field"
October 26, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesNabil Al-Najjar (Northwestern University): "TBA"
October 26, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarTitan Alon (Northwestern University): "Earning More by Doing Less: Human Capital Specialization and the College Wage Premium"
October 25, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopsBotond Koszegi (Central European University): "TBA"
October 25, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesRalph Boleslavsky (University of Miami): "TBA"
October 25, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarAna Danieli (Northwestern University): "Expenditure Elasticity and Transmission of Monetary Policy"
October 25, 201711:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarMartin Schmalz (University of Michigan): "Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives"
October 24, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMIPR ColloquiumAmy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: What Does It Do and What Does That Mean?"
October 24, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsEric Mbakop (Northwestern University): "Identification of Auctions with Incomplete Bid Data in the Presence of Unobserved Heterogeneity"
October 24, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PM'Who Needs to Do What Differently?' Seminar: A. Finkelstein (MIT) - Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: What Does It Do and What Does That Mean?"Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: What Does It Do and What Does That Mean?" by Amy Finkelstein, John and Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics, Massachusettes Institute of Technology This is part of the 'Who Needs to Do What Differently?' Series. This new series, cosponsored with the Global Poverty Research Lab at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies, focuses on the policy journey for research. Following a research presentation, the speaker will discuss "who needs to do what differently" because of the knowledge generated by the research. For logistics information, please contact Ellen Dunleavy at ipr@northwestern.edu.For questions about the series, contact Dean Karlan at karlan@northwestern.edu.
October 24, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesScott Baker and Lorenz Kueng (Northwestern University): "Shopping for Lower Sales Tax Rates" 
October 23, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationYuta Toyama (Northwestern University): "Incentives to Invest, Storable Permits, and Transaction Costs in Market-Based Environmental Regulation"
October 23, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumSera Young (Northwestern University): "Why Is Food Insecurity So Harmful in the First 1,000 Days of Life? Findings from East Africa"
October 23, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsCorina Boar (Princeton University): "Dynastic Precautionary Savings"
October 19, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryBhashkar Mazumder (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago): "The Effects of the 1930s HOLC 'Redlining' Maps"
October 19, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsSara Heller (University of Michigan): "Rethinking the Benefits of Youth Employment Programs: The Heterogeneous Effects of Summer Jobs"  
October 19, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesArjada Bardhi (Northwestern University): "Optimal Discovery and Influence Through Selective Sampling"
October 19, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarSena Coskun (Northwestern University): "Young, Educated, Unemployed"
October 18, 20177:30 PM - 9:00 PMTransportation Center - Leon N. Moses LectureMartin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University): "Outlook for the US Economy: Is this as good as it gets?’"
October 18, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopsDirk Bergemann (Yale University): "Selling to Intermediaries: Optimal Auction Design in a Common Value Model"
October 18, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesMarina Halac (Columbia University): "TBA"
October 18, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarIsaac Loh (Northwestern University): "Stability Results for Stochastic Economic Systems"
October 18, 201711:00 AM - 12:15 PMFinance SeminarMaryam Farboodi (Princeton University): "The Emergence of Market Structure"
October 18, 201711:00 AM - 12:30 PMIPR ColloquiumVictoria Stodden (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign): "CompareML: Structuring Machine-Learning Research in Data-Driven Science"
October 18, 201710:00 AM - 11:30 PMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Beth Bechky (New York University): "The Specter of Testifying: Truth and Proof in Forensic Science "
October 17, 20174:00 PM - 5:00 PMTransportation Center SeminarNikolas Geroliminis (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne): "Dynamic Clustering and Perimeter Control in Large-scale Urban Networks"
October 17, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsVishal Kamat (Northwestern University): "Identification with Latent Choice Sets: The Case of the Head Start Impact Study''
October 17, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesHao Sun (Northwestern University): "TBA"
October 16, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationMariano Irace (Northwestern University): "Patient loyalty in hospital choice: Evidence from New York"
October 16, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumBrian Uzzi (Northwestern University): "A Simple Model of the Shift from Low to High Lethality for Terror Organizations"
October 16, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMPolitical Economy Seminar SeriesNageeb Ali (Pennsylvania State University): "The Perverse Politics of Polarization"
October 16, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsMark Aguiar (Princeton University): “Leisure Luxuries and the Labor Supply of Young Men”
October 16, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarRicardo Dahis (Northwestern University): "Administrative Unit Proliferation and Development: Evidence from Brazilian Municipalities"
October 15, 20171:00 PM - 3:00 PMEconomics Department Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student ReceptionWelcome reception for new Economics faculty, staff and graduate students.  Presentation of Distinguished Teaching Assistant awards.  All Economics faculty, staff, graduate students and their families / partners invited.  By invitation only, RSVP by noon on Monday October 9.
October 12, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryRobert E. Lucas (University of Chicago): "What Was the Industrial Revolution?"  
October 12, 20174:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsMaya Sen (Harvard University): "Influence and Ideology in the American Judiciary: Evidence from Supreme Court Law Clerks"
October 12, 20174:00 PM - 5:15 PMTransportation Center SeminarR. "Jay" Jayakrishnan (University of California, Irvine): "Efficiency from User-driven Service Order Adjustments in Collaborative Consumption of Supply in Transportation"
October 12, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsJanjala Chirakijja (Northwestern University): "The Local Economic Impacts of Prisons"
October 12, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesGeorge Georgiadis (Northwestern University): "TBA"
October 12, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarEnrico Berkes (Northwestern University) "Income Segregation and Rise of the Knowledge Economy"
October 11, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopsPierpaolo Battigalli (Universita Bocconi): "Beliefs, Plans, and Perceived Intentions in Dynamic Games"
October 11, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesJohannes Horner (Yale University): "Motivational Ratings”
October 11, 201711:15 AM - 12:30 PMFinance SeminarJessica Jeffers (University of Chicago): "The Impact of Restricting Labor Mobility on Corporate Investment and Entrepreneurship" 
October 11, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarKohei Matsumura (Northwestern University): "Demographic transition and housing prices'"
October 10, 201712:30 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsMario Pietrunti (Banca d'Italia): "Monetary Policy in Times of Debt"
October 10, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesGrant Clayton (Northwestern University): "Product Market Strategy and Capital Structure: Evidence from Resale Price Maintenance" 
October 9, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationJames Myatt (Northwesten University): "Market Power and Long-Run Technology Choice in the U.S. Electricity Industry"
October 9, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumMonica Prasad (Northwestern University): "Approaches to Corruption: A Synthesis of the Scholarship"
October 9, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsIlse Lindenlaub (Yale University): "Multi-Dimensional Sorting Under Random Search"
October 5, 20176:30 PM - 8:30 PMAll-Chicago Friends of Economic History DinnerThe specific information regarding our Autumn dinner is: Who: Werner Troesken (University of Pittsburgh) What: “The Pox of Liberty: How the Constitution Left Americans Rich, Free, and Prone to Infection” When: Thursday, 5 October 2017 Where: The Great Room Seabury-Western, 600 Haven Northwestern University Time: Cocktails at 6:30 PM Dinner at 7:00 PM Price: You will be a guest of the Center for Economic History
October 5, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryWerner Troesken (University of Pittsburgh): "Lead Exposure and the Perpetuation of Low Socioeconomic Status"
October 5, 20174:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsTonja Jacobi (Northwestern University): "Judicial Conflicts and Voting Agreement: Evidence from Interruptions at Oral Argument"
October 5, 20174:00 PM - 5:00 PMTransportation Center SeminarChris Bushell (Chicago Transit Authority): "A Tale of Two Stations: Civil Engineering & Design of the WIlson & 95th Street Stations"
October 5, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsSam Norris (Northwestern University): "Judicial Errors: Evidence from Refugee Appeals"
October 5, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesGeorgy Egorov (Northwestern University): "Strategic Communication with Minimal Verification" 
October 5, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarYuta Takahashi (Northwestern University): "How to Blow up the World: Non-existence and Feasibility"
October 4, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopSimon Board (University of California Los Angeles): "An Inspection Model of Learning in Networks"
October 4, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMEconometrics Mini CourseDenis Chetverikov (University of California): "Double machine learning for causal inference"
October 4, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesNeil Thompson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Science Is Shaped by Wikipedia: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial"
October 4, 201712:15 PM - 1:45 PMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Emilio J. Castilla (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Best in Class: The Returns on Application Endorsement in Higher Education"
October 4, 201711:30 AM - 12:45 PMFinance SeminarDavid Schoenherr (Princeton University): "Unemployment Insurance, Strategic Unemployment, and Firm-Worker Collusion"
October 4, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJoe Long (Northwestern University): "Selective out-migration under the Chinese Exclusion Act"
October 3, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsDenis Chetverikov (University of California, Los Angeles): "On Cross-Validated Lasso"
October 3, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesDimitris Papanikolaou (Northwestern University): "Technological Innovation and the Distribution of Labor Income Growth"
October 2, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationAlejandro Molnar (Vanderbilt University): "The marginal congestion of a taxi in New York City"
October 2, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMEconometrics Mini CourseDenis Chetverikov (University of California): "High-dimensional central limit theorems"
October 2, 201712:00 PM - 1:15 PMPolitical Economy Seminar SeriesErnesto Dal Bo (University of California, Berkeley): "What We Know (And Don't Know) About Who Becomes a Politician"
October 2, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsAlisdair McKay (Boston University): "Optimal Automatic Stabilizers"
September 28, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryZvi Eckstein (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya) "Nature or Nurture? Jewish Childcare and Population Growth in Eastern and Central Europe, 1500-1930"
September 28, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsPaul Mohnen (Northwestern University): "The Impact of the Retirement Slowdown on the U.S. Youth Labor Market"
September 28, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesJeff Ely (Northwestern University): "Moving the Goalposts"
September 28, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarAbdou Ndiaye (Northwestern University): "Flexible Retirement and Optimal Taxation"
September 27, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopsJacob Leshno (Columbia University): "Monopoly without a Monopolist: An EconomicAnalysis of the Bitcoin Payment System"
September 27, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMEconometrics Mini CourseMatt Masten (Duke University): "When Exogeneity Fails: Systematic Methods for Robustness Checks"
September 27, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesMichael Whinston (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "The Welfare Effects of Long-Term Health Insurance Contracts"
September 27, 201711:15 AM - 12:30 PMFinance SeminarSebastian Di Tella (Stanford University): "Why are Banks Exposed to Monetary Policy?" 
September 27, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarFrancisco Poggi (Northwestern University): "Conjecture Exploration and Good News Bias"
September 26, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsMatt Masten (Duke University): "Interpreting Quantile Independence"
September 26, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesCraig Furfine (Northwestern University): “The impact of risk-retention regulation on commercial mortgage underwriting.”
September 25, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationJing Li (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Comptility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market"
September 25, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMEconometrics Mini CourseMatt Masten (Duke University): "When Exogeneity Fails: Systematic Methods for Robustness Checks"  
September 25, 201712:00 PM - 1:15 PMPolitical Economy Seminar SeriesErnest Liu (Princeton University): "Industrial Policies and Economic Development" 
September 25, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsRohan Kekre (University of Chicago Booth School of Business): "Unemployment Insurance in Macroeconomic Stabilization”
September 25, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarBence Bardoczy (Northwestern University): "Unemployment Risk and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism"
September 21, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryVictor Gay (University of Chicago): "The Legacy of the Missing Men. The Long-Run Impact of World War I on Female Labor Force Participation".
September 21, 20174:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsJennifer Reinganum (Vanderbilt University): "Evidence Suppression by Prosecutors: Violations of the Brady Rule"
September 21, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsSusan Ou (Northwestern University): "Labels and Consumer Welfare: Evidence from Trans Fat Regulation"
September 21, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarHusnu Dalgic (Northwestern University): "Financial Dollarization in Emerging Markets: An Insurance Arrangement"
September 20, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopsJack Fanning (Brown University): "Mediation in Reputational Bargaining"
September 20, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesPietro Tebaldi (University of Chicago): "Estimating Equilibrium in Health Insurance Exchanges: Price Competition and Subsidy Design under the ACA"
September 20, 201711:15 AM - 12:30 PMFinance SeminarManuel Adelino (Duke University): “Are Lemons Sold First? Dynamic Signaling in the Mortgage Market"
September 20, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarQuitze Valenzuela-Stookey (Northwestern University): "Categorization and Cognitive Limitations"
September 19, 20175:15 PM - 6:15 PMOrientation for Economics Graduate Students on the Job MarketDiscussion of procedures for graduate students entering the job market
September 19, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsShaun Shaikh (McMaster University): "Evaluating Trends in Successful Resuscitation after Cardiac Arrest under Trending Misclassification Error: Estimating Bounds for Partially Verified Data"
September 19, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesJacopo Ponticelli (Northwestern University): "Credit Allocation under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China" 
September 19, 2017Fall classes begin 8 a.m.Fall classes begin 8 a.m.
September 18, 201712:30 PM - 3:00 PMOrientation for Second Year Economics Graduate StudentsInformation on degree goals in years 2 and 3, and presentations on each field of study
September 14, 20174:00 PM - 5:45 PMSoshnick Colloquium on Law and EconomicsLouis Kaplow (Harvard Law School): "On the Design of Legal Rules: Balancing Versus Structured Decision Procedures"
September 14, 20179:00 AM - 2:45 PMNew Teaching Assistant ConferenceMandatory training for all students serving as Teaching Assistants for the first time. Organized by the Searle Center for Advancing Learning & Teaching
September 13, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesJustine S. Hastings (Brown University): "How Are SNAP Benefits Spent? Evidence from a Retail Panel"
September 13, 20178:30 AM - 5:00 PMThe Graduate School (TGS) New Student OrientationOrientation for new first-year graduate students.
September 5, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMOrientation for First Year Economics Graduate StudentsWelcome and information on degree goals
June 16, 201712:00 PM - 2:00 PMGraduating Senior LunchA luncheon for graduating Economics majors and their families.
June 7, 201712:15 PM - 1:45 PMManagement & Organizations Colloquium SeriesAaron Kay (Duke University): "Compensatory Control Theory and its Implications for Organizations and Inequality"
June 7, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarSena Coskun (Northwestern University): "Young, Educated, Unemployed"
June 6, 20175:00 PM - 6:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarYuta Takahashi (Northwestern University): "Perturbation to REE"
June 6, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in EconometricsJason Hartline (Northwestern University): "Mechanism Redesign"
June 5, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesBrittany Lewis (Northwestern University): "Real Effects of Capping Leverage in the Banking Sector"
June 1, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMWorkshop in Economic HistoryPrice Fishback (University of Arizona): “The New Deal and Farm Inputs and Outputs”
June 1, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMWorkshop in Applied MicroeconomicsSupreet Kaur (University of California, Berkeley): "The Morale Effects of Pay Inequality"
June 1, 201712:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarAbdou Ndiaye (Northwestern University): "Flexible Retirement and Optimal Taxation"
June 1, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesMichael Powell (Northwestern University): "TBA"
May 31, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMIPR Performance Measurement and Rewards ColloquiumNicola Persico (Northwestern University): "TBA"
May 31, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET-Math Center Economic Theory WorkshopLaurent Mathevet (New York University): title tba
May 31, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesElliot Lipnowski (University of Chicago): "Cheap Talk with Transparent Motives"
May 31, 201712:15 PM - 1:45 PMManagement & Organizations Colloquium SeriesAmir Goldberg (Stanford University): "What Difference Does Difference Make? A Language-Based Model of Cultural Heterogeneity and Firm Performance"
May 31, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarTitan Alon (Northwestern University): "Human Capital, Inequality, and the Division of Labor"
May 31, 201711:15 AM - 12:30 PMFinance SeminarHui Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "The Dark Side of Circuit Breakers"  
May 30, 20175:00 PM - 6:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarGideon Bornstein (Northwestern University): "Aging Economy: The Macroeconomics of Age-Dependent Habits"
May 30, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in EconometricsXu Cheng (University of Pennsylvania):   "Averaging GMM Estimator Robust to Misspecification"
May 30, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesHenry van Straelen (Northwestern University): "Common ownership and political convergence: The role of campaign contributions."
May 25, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMWorkshop in Economic HistoryZorina Khan (Bowdoin College): "RELATED INVESTING: CORPORATE OWNERSHIP AND CAPITAL MOBILIZATION DURING EARLY INDUSTRIALIZATION"
May 25, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMWorkshop in Applied MicroeconomicsNancy Qian (Yale University): "The Short- and Medium-Run Effects of Computerized VATInvoices on Tax Revenues in China"
May 25, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesNemanja Antic (Northwestern University): "TBA"
May 24, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET-Math Center Economic Theory Workshop Takuo Sugaya (Stanford University): "TBA"
May 24, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesRafaella Sadun (Harvard University): "TBA"
May 24, 201712:15 PM - 1:45 PMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Sigal Barsade (University of Pennsylvania): "No Employee an Island: Workplace Loneliness and Job Performance"
May 24, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarHusnu Dalgic (Northwestern University): "Financial Dollarization in Emerging Markets"
May 24, 201711:30 AM - 1:00 PMFinance SeminarJeremy Stein (Harvard University): “The Fed, the Bond Market and Gradualism in Monetary Policy”
May 24, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarHuseyin Cagri Akkoyun (Northwestern University): "How does Investor Protection affect Innovation? Historical Evidence from Blue Sky Laws"
May 24, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student Seminar [copy]Huseyin Cagri Akkoyun (Northwestern University): "How does Investor Protection affect Innovation? Historical Evidence from Blue Sky Laws"
May 23, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesDavid Dicks (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill): “Innovation Waves, Investor Sentiment, and Mergers.”
May 22, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in Industrial OrganizationAli Yurukoglu (Stanford University, Graduate School of Business): "Quantitative Analysis of Multi-Party Tariff Negotiations"  
May 22, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumHeather Schoenfeld (Northwestern University): "Maximizing Charges: Overcriminalization in the Mass Incarceration Era"
May 22, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMWorkshop in MacroeconomicsGita Gopinath (Harvard University): “Dominant Currency Paradigm”
May 22, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarMichael Wooley (Northwestern University): "Labor Market Consequences of Graduating During a Recession: The Case of the Termites"
May 19, 20179:15 AM - 5:00 PMNemmers Prize in Economics: ConferenceNemmers Conference.  This is associated with the awarding of the Nemmers Prize in Economics to Richard Blundell.  Day 2 of 2.  Free registration required.
May 18, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMWorkshop in Economic HistoryGary Richardson (University of California, Irvine): "Network Contagion and Interbank Amplification during the Great Depression"
May 18, 20174:00 PM - 5:15 PMTransportation SeminarHongyu Chen (Northwestern University): "On-demand Personal Mobility Services in the Era of Mobile Computing: Physics, Economics & Management"
May 18, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesWojciech Olszewski (Northwestern University): "TBA"
May 18, 20179:00 AM - 5:00 PMNemmers Prize in Economics: ConferenceNemmers Conference.  This is associated with the awarding of the Nemmers Prize in Economics to Richard Blundell.  Day 1 of 2.  Free registration required.
May 17, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMNemmers Prize in Economics: LectureRichard Blundell (University College London): "Household Behavior and the Dynamics of Inequality" (reception to follow)
May 17, 20173:00 PM - 4:15 PMJoint CET-Math Center Economic Theory Workshop Ryota Iijima (Yale University): "Dynamic Random Utility"
May 17, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesKate Ho (Columbia University): "TBA"
May 17, 201712:45 PM - 2:15 PMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Don Moore (University of California, Berkeley): "The Epistemology of Confidence: On the difficulty of being both wrong and knowing it"
May 17, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarGiacomo Magistretti (Northwestern University): "Political constraints and fiscal crises in a model of sovereign debt"
May 17, 201711:15 AM - 12:30 PMFinance SeminarPeter DeMarzo (Stanford University): "Leverage Dynamics without Commitment"
May 17, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarVictoria Marone (Northwestern University): "Adverse Selection and Imperfect Competition in Health Insurance Markets"
May 16, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in EconometricsPatrik Guggenberger (Pennsylvania State University):   "A more powerful subvector Anderson Rubin test in linear instrumental variable regression"
May 16, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesAndrew Sutherland (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Information Sharing and Lender Specialization: Evidence from the U.S. Commercial Lending Market"
May 15, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in Industrial OrganizationSarah Moshary (University of Pennsylvania): "Price Salience and Product Choice"
May 15, 201712:15 PM - 1:30 PMPolitical Economy Seminar SeriesPaola Giuliano (University of California, Los Angeles): "TBA"
May 15, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumOnnie Rogers (Northwestern University): "The ‘Black Box’: Racial and Gender Identity Development Among Black Adolescent Boys"
May 15, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMWorkshop in MacroeconomicsEzra Oberfield (Princeton University):  "The Productivity Slowdown and the Declining Labor Share: A Neoclassical Exploration"
May 15, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarLaia Navarro-Sola (Northwestern University): "Distance Secondary Education in Rural Communities: Evidence from the Mexican Telesecundaria"
May 13, 20178:00 AM - 8:00 PMCSIO-IDEI ConferenceThe Center for the Study of Industrial Organization jointly sponsors this conference with the Institut D’Economie Industrielle at the University of Toulouse
May 12, 20171:00 PM - 2:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJose Carreno-Garcia (Northwestern University): "Housing Booms, Structural Transformation, and the US Productivity Puzzle"
May 12, 20178:00 AM - 8:00 PMCSIO-IDEI Conference The Center for the Study of Industrial Organization jointly sponsors this conference with the Institut D’Economie Industrielle at the University of Toulouse
May 11, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMWorkshop in Economic HistoryMark Koyama (George Mason University): "Autocratic Rule and Social Capital: Evidence from Imperial China"
May 11, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMWorkshop in Applied MicroeconomicsChris Blattman (University of Chicago): "State building in the city: The effects of security and municipal services on violence and state legitimacy in Bogota"
May 11, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesDaniel Barron (Northwestern University): "TBA"
May 10, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET-Math Center Economic Theory Workshop Ilya Segal (Stanford University): "Robustly Optimal Auctions with Unknown Resale Opportunities"
May 10, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesAndy Skrzypacz (Stanford University): "Random Inspections and Periodic Reviews: Optional Dynamic Monitoring"
May 10, 201712:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarEnrico Berkes (Northwestern University): "Urban Segregation and Rise of the Knowledge Economy"
May 10, 201711:15 AM - 12:30 PMFinance SeminarAntoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Do Credit Card Companies Screen For Behavioral Biases?”"
May 10, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarBruno Barsanetti (Northwestern University): "Effects of Energy Cost Shocks on Formal and Informal Labor"
May 9, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in EconometricsKonrad Menzel (New York University):   "Strategic Network Formation with Many Agents"
May 9, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesQiushi Huang (Northwestern University): "TBA"
May 8, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in Industrial OrganizationSteve Berry (Yale University): "An Instrumental Variable Approach to Dynamic Models"
May 8, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumBruce Spencer (Northwestern University): "Cost-Benefit Analysis for a Quinquennial Census: The 2016 Population Census of South Africa"
May 8, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMWorkshop in MacroeconomicsMatteo Maggiori (Harvard University): "A Model of the International Monetary System"
May 8, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarMack Endress (Northwestern University): "Political Capital Accumulation: Accountability and Incumbent Advantage"
May 4, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMWorkshop in Economic HistoryItzchak Tzachi Raz (Harvard University): "Use It Or Lose It: Adverse Possession and Economic Development"
May 4, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMWorkshop in Applied MicroeconomicsPetra Persson (Stanford University): "The Long-term Consequences of Teacher Discretion inGrading of High-stakes Tests"
May 4, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesAlessandro Pavan (Northwestern University): "Persuasion in Global Games with Application to Stress Testing"
May 3, 20177:30 PM - 9:00 PMTransportation Center SeminarNUTC Spring 2017 Industry Workshop: "Bridging the Future: Innovation in Large-Scale Infrastructure Development"
May 3, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET-Math Center Economic Theory Workshop Xavier Gabaix (Harvard University): "A Sparcity-based Model of Bounded Rationality"
May 3, 201712:15 PM - 1:45 PMManagement & Organizations Colloquium Series Shahzad (Shaz) Ansari (University of Cambridge): "Targets as allies or adversaries: an internactional framing perspective on the "activist's dilemma""
May 3, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarGabriela Cugat (Northwestern University): "Optimal Exchange Rate Policy in Small Open Economies with Nominal Rigidities and Heterogeneous Households"
May 3, 201711:15 AM - 12:30 PMFinance SeminarHolger Mueller (New York University): "Firms' Internal Networks and Local Economic Shocks" 
May 3, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarYutaro Izumi (Northwestern University): "Wealth effects on politicians"
May 2, 20175:30 PM - 6:45 PMThe Susan Bies Lecture on Economics and Public PolicyClaudia Goldin (Harvard University):"Career and Family" Registration is not required. 
May 2, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesIan Dew-Becker (Northwestern University): "TBA"
May 1, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in Industrial OrganizationEugenio Miravete (University of Texas, Austin): "One Markup to Rule them All: Taxation by Liquor Pricing Regulation"
May 1, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMPolitical Economy Seminar SeriesHoracio Larreguy (Harvard University): "A Market Equilibrium Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Vote-Buying: Evidence from Uganda, with Chris Blattman, Ben Marx, and Otis Reid"
May 1, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumCeleste Watkins-Hayes (Northwestern University): "The Safety Net that AIDS Activism Built: Lessons for Intersectional Social, Economic, and Political Transformation"
May 1, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMWorkshop in MacroeconomicsMartin Beraja (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Counterfactual Equivalence in Macroeconomics"
May 1, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarAlex Theisen (Northwestern University): "Guns, Butter, and Words: The Value of Soft Power, Persuasion, and Deterrence in a Model of International Conflict"
April 29, 20178:00 AM - 2:00 PMPorter ConferenceA CSIO Conference in honor of Robert Porter
April 28, 201712:00 PM - 11:00 PMPorter ConferenceA CSIO Conference in honor of Robert Porter
April 27, 20174:30 PM - 6:00 PMWorkshop in Economic HistoryTetyana Babina (Columbia University): "When Finance Leaves Does Enterprise Follow: the Long-Term Impact of Bank Distress on Entrepreneurship"
April 27, 20174:00 PM - 5:15 PMTransportation Center SeminarAnne Goodchild (University of Washington): "Delivering Sustainability: Transporting Goods in Urban Spaces"
April 27, 20173:00 PM - 4:30 PMWorkshop in Applied MicroeconomicsRohini Pande (Harvard Kennedy School): "Information as an Incentive: Experimental Evidence on the Policy and Political Impacts of Anticipated Information Disclosures on Delhi Politicians"
April 27, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMBag Lunch Seminar SeriesYingni Guo (Northwestern University): "The Interval Structure of Optimal Disclosure"
April 26, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET-Math Center Economic Theory Workshop Ran Spiegler (Tel Aviv University): "Can agents with causal misperceptions be systematically fooled?""
April 26, 20171:30 PM - 3:00 PMStrategy Seminar SeriesRocco Macchiavello (University of Warwick): "Tropical Lending: Strategic Default, Contract Choice and Credit Constraints in the Coffee Chain"
April 26, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarChris Kalisiak (Northwestern University): "tba"
April 26, 201711:15 AM - 12:30 PMFinance SeminarBrett Green (University of California, Berkeley): "Optimal Arrangements for Distribution in Developing Markets: Theory and Evidence"
April 26, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarSergio Armella Olazabal (Northwestern University): "Fiscal shocks in a model with sovereign default"
April 25, 20175:45 PM - 6:15 PMMeeting for Third Year Economics Graduate StudentsMandatory meeting.  Director of Graduate Studies will discuss important deadlines, degree requirements and funding availability, and will answer questions.
April 25, 20175:15 PM - 5:45 PMMeeting for Second Year Economics Graduate StudentsMandatory meeting.  Director of Graduate Studies will discuss important deadlines, degree requirements and funding availability, and will answer questions.
April 25, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in EconometricsJoachim Freyberger (University of Wisconsin-Madison):  "Inference under shape restrictions"
April 25, 201712:15 PM - 1:15 PMFinance Bag Lunch SeriesNicolas Crouzet (Northwestern University): "Small and large firms over the business cycle"
April 24, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop in Industrial OrganizationSteve Puller (University of Texas A&M):  "Does Strategic Ability Affect Efficiency? Evidence from Electricity Markets" 
April 24, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMIPR ColloquiumTerri Sabol (Northwestern University): "What is `High Quality' Early Childhood Education?"
April 24, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PMWorkshop in MacroeconomicsMarios Angeletos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Forward Guidance without Common Knowledge"
April 24, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarGabriel Ziegler (Northwestern University): "The Bewleyian Foundations of Solution Concepts of Games"