Workshop in Applied Microeconomics

The workshop normally meets in the Fall Quarter on Thursday afternoon from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Economics Department Lecture Room (Andersen 3245), unless otherwise indicated.

The workshop covers topics in labor, education, health care, and public finance.

Date & TimeSpeaker and Title
April 2, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Jessica Pan (National University of Singapore):"Gender Gap under Pressure: Performance and Reaction to Shocks"
April 16, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
David Card (University of California, Berkeley):"Can Tracking Raise the Test Scores of High-Ability Minority Students?"
May 7, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Adriana Lleras-Muney (University of California, Los Angeles):"Party on: the returns to social skills and networks in the labor market"
May 14, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Josef Zweimuller (University of Zurich):"Market Externalities of Large Unemployment Insurance Extension Programs"
May 21, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Erica Field (Duke University):"Loss in the Time of Cholera: Long-run impact of a disease epidemic on the urban landscape"
May 28, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
David Donaldson (Stanford University):"Title TBA"
June 11, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago):"Field of study, earnings, and self-selection"