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
September 22, 20189:00 AM - 4:00 PMInteractions: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconometrics ConferenceDay 2 of 2
September 21, 20189:45 AM - 5:00 PMInteractions: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconometrics ConferenceDay 1 of 2
September 20, 20189:00 AM - 4:00 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
July 9, 201812:30 PM - 1:45 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsFrancesco Lippi (EIEF & University of Sassari): “The Analytic Theory of a Monetary Shock”
June 14, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarKris Kalisiak (Northwestern University): "Title TBA"
June 11, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsFabrice Tourre (Northwestern University): "Comparative Valuation Dynamics in Models with Financial Restrictions"
June 7, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryGregory Niemesh (Miami University of Ohio): "Marriage and the Intergenerational Mobility of Women: Evidence from Marriage Certificates 1850-1910"
June 7, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsNick Bloom (Stanford University): "What Drives Differences in Management Practices?
June 7, 20181:00 PM - 2:00 PMApplied Micro LunchSam Norris (Northwestern University): "The Sibling and Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration"
June 7, 201812:15 PM - 1:15 PMTheory Bag LunchTBA
June 7, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarStephanie Johnson (Northwestern University): "Controlling the House Price Cycle with Mortgage Policies"
June 6, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS - EMS Theory WorkshopArchishman Chakraborty (Yeshiva University): "Title TBA"
June 6, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Lunch SeminarMarti Mestieri (Northwestern University): "The Natural Rate of Structural Change"
June 5, 20185:00 PM - 6:00 PMMarcoeconomics Lunch SeminarJordan Norris (Northwestern University): "Fiscal Shocks in Integrated Local Labor Markets"
June 5, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsDenis Nekipelov (University of Virginia): "Plug-in Regularized Estimation of High-Dimensional Parameters in Nonlinear Semiparametric Models"
June 4, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationRob Porter (Northwestern University): "Testing Competition in US Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Auctions" 
June 4, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarAna Daneili (Northwestern Univeristy): "Expenditure Elasticity and the Distributional Effect of Monetary Policy"
June 4, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarUtsav Manjeer (Northwestern University): "Mothers Bearing the Cost of Daughters: Evidence from Ghana"
May 31, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryNatalya Naumenko (Northwestern University): "The causes of 1933 famine in the Soviet Union"
May 31, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsDouglas Webber (Temple Univeristy): "Institution or Major, Which Matters More in the Labor Market? Evidence from Administrative Data"
May 31, 20181:00 PM - 2:00 PMApplied Micro LunchJamie Daubenspeck (Northwestern Univeristy): "Yankee Migration Before the Civil War"
May 31, 201812:15 PM - 1:15 PMTheory Bag LunchNemanja Antic (Northwestern University): "Title TBA"
May 31, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarSasha Indarte (Northwestern University): "Wall Street vs. Main Street: Optimal Household Debt Relief"
May 30, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS - EMS Theory WorkshopRann Smorodinsky (Israel Institute of Technology): "Title TBA"
May 30, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Lunch SeminarWilliam Pariente (Northwestern University): "Evaluating the Impacts of Entrepreneurship Edutainment in Egypt: An Experimental Approach with Peer Effects"
May 30, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJoe Long (Northwestern University): Title TBA
May 29, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsTakuya Ura (University of California): "Inference for moments of ratios with robustness against large trimming bias and unknown convergence rate” 
May 24, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryRichard Hornbeck (University of Chicago): "Engines of Growth: Railroads, Reallocation, and the Rise of American Manufacturing"
May 24, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsGautam Rao (Harvard University): "The Endowment Effect and Collateralized Loans"
May 24, 20181:00 PM - 2:00 PMApplied Micro LunchHeyu Xiong (Northwestern University): "Short-Run Effects of Disruptions to Human Capital"
May 24, 201812:15 PM - 1:15 PMTheory Bag LunchJoshua Mollner (Northwestern University): "Title TBA"
May 24, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarJoao Guerreiro (Northwestern University): "Title TBA"
May 23, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS - EMS Theory WorkshopLaurent Mathevet (New York University): "Title TBA"
May 23, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Lunch SeminarEva Raiber (Northwestern University): "Expected Fertility and Educational Investment: Evidence from the One-Child Policy in China"
May 23, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarQuitze Valenzuela-Stookey (Northwestern University): Title TBA
May 22, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsMikkel Sølvsten (University of Wisconsin): "Leave-out Estimation of Variance Components"
May 21, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationPhil Haile (Yale University): "Common Values, Unobserved Heterogeneity, and Endogenous Entry in U.S. Offshore Oil Lease Auctions"
May 21, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsStephanie Schmitt - Grohe (Columbia University): "Underborrowing"
May 21, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarDmitry Sedov (Northwestern University): Title TBA
May 18, 20188:30 AM - 5:30 PMConference of Former Northwestern Econometrics StudentsConference of Former Northwestern Econometrics Students
May 17, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryCornelius Christian (Brock University): "Frontiers of Famine: Drought and Assassinations in Ancient Rome"
May 17, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsAlex Mas (Princeton University): "Sources of Displaced Workers’ Long-Term Earnings Losses"
May 17, 20181:00 PM - 2:00 PMApplied Micro LunchTBD
May 17, 201812:15 PM - 1:15 PMTheory Bag LunchYingni Guo (Northwestern University) and Eran Shmaya (Northwestern University): "Costly Miscalibration"
May 17, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarChiara Maggi (Northwestern University): "The micro and macro dynamics of business entry deregulation"
May 16, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS - EMS Theory WorkshopMatthew O. Jackson (Stanford University): "Title TBA"
May 16, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Lunch SeminarNatalya Naumenko (Northwestern University) and Nancy Qian (Northwestern University): "The 1933 Soviet Famine"
May 16, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarEgor Kozlov (Northwestern University):  "Cultural Differences and Economic Performance: Evidence from Forced Migration of Volga Germans"
May 14, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationJakub Kastl (Princeton University): "Quantifying Delay Externalities in Airline Networks"
May 14, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsJan Eeckhout (Universitat Pompeu Fabra): "The Rise of Market Power and the Macroeconomic Implications"
May 14, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJane Olmstead-Rumsey (Northwestern University):  "Correspondent Banking Networks and the Real Costs of the Panic of 1825”
May 10, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryLuigi Pascali (Universitat Pompeu Fabra): "Title TBA"
May 10, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsEliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University): “Interaction, stereotypes and performance: Evidence from South Africa”
May 10, 20181:00 PM - 2:00 PMApplied Micro LunchPinchuan Ong (Northwestern University): "Surviving the Winter: Inexpensive Heating Reduces Mortality"
May 10, 201812:15 PM - 1:15 PMTheory Bag LunchShiran Rachmilevitch (Univeristy of Haifa): "Title TBA"
May 10, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarJoseph Zeira (Hebrew University): "Automation and Unemployment: Help is on the Way."
May 9, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS - EMS Theory WorkshopNick Netzer (University of Zurich): "Title TBA"
May 9, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Lunch SeminarBruno Barsanetti (Northwestern University): "The 1975 Black Frost: Consequences of a Sector Specific Capital Depreciation"
May 9, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarLudvig Sinander (Northwestern University):  "The lattice structure of single-crossing"
May 8, 20185:00 PM - 6:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarGideon Bornstein (Northwestern University): "Consumer Inertia and Aging: A Macroeconomic Perspective"
May 8, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsMikkel Plagborg - Moller (Princeton University): "Instrumental Variable Identification of Dynamic Variance Decompositions"
May 7, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationYing Fan (University of Michigan): "Estimate Markups with a Flexible Supply Model"
May 7, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsBrent Neiman (University of Chicago, Booth School of Business) “International Currencies and Capital Allocation”
May 7, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarIsaac Loh (Northwestern University): Title TBA
May 3, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryMartin Fiszbein (Boston University): "Frontier Culture: The Roots and Persistence of 'Rugged Individualism' in the United States."
May 3, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsBasit Zafar (Arizona State University): "Labor Market Search with Imperfect Information and Learning"
May 3, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarBence Bardoczy (Northwestern University): "Fiscal Policy According to HANK"
May 2, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Lunch SeminarMelanie Meng Xue (Northwestern University): "Folklore"
May 1, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMTheory Bag LunchSusan Athey (Stanford Graduate School of Business): "Title TBA"
April 30, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsUlrike Malmendier (University of California, Berkeley): "The Making of Hawks and Doves"
April 30, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJeff Xu (Northwestern University): Title TBA
April 26, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryUfuk Akcigit (University of Chicago): "Taxation and Innovation in the 20th Century"
April 26, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMTheory Bag LunchBruno Ziliotto (Paris Dauphine University): "Title TBA"
April 26, 20183:00 PM - 4:30 PMSeminar in Applied MicroeconomicsCostas Meghir (Yale University): "Estimating the Production Function for Human Capital: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Colombia"
April 26, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarCagri Akkoyun (Northwestern University): "Title TBA"
April 25, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoint CET/CMS-EMS Theory WorkshopAndrea Pratt (Columbia University): "Title TBA"
April 25, 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Lunch SeminarSera Young (Northwestern University) and Vicky Santoso (Cornell University): "TBA"
April 25, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarDjulustan Nikiforov (Northwestern University): Title TBA
April 24, 20185:30 PM - 6:00 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 24, 20185:00 PM - 5:30 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 24, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsDennis Kristensen (University College London): "Bayesian Indirect Inference and the ABC of GMM"
April 23, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in Industrial OrganizationMaryam Saeedi (Carnegie Mellon University): "Certification, Reputation and Entry: An Empirical Analysis"
April 23, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsEnrique Mendoza (University of Pennsylvania): "Liability Dollarization, Sudden Stops & Optimal Financial Policy"
April 23, 201811:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarKohei Matsumura (Northwestern University): Title TBA
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 PMDevelopment Lunch SeminarMax Tabord-Meehan (Northwestern University): "TBA"
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 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 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, 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 15, 20184:30 PM - 6:00 PMSeminar in Economic HistoryJoseph Ferrie (Northwestern University): "Up from Poverty?"
March 15, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarStephanie Johnson (Northwestern University): "Controlling the House Price Cycle with Mortgage Policies"
March 14, 201812:00 PM - 1:15 PMDevelopment Economics Lunch SeminarMatthias Doepke (Northwestern University): "Women's Empowerment, the Gender Gap in Desired Fertility, and Fertility Outcomes in Developing Countries"
March 12, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSeminar in MacroeconomicsFabrice Tourre (Northwestern University): "Commitment Problems, Welfare Costs and Sovereign Debt"
March 9, 2018Manuscript Workshop: States and Societies, Daron Acemoglu and James RobinsonCenter for Economic History Manuscript Workshop: States and Societies, Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson Sponsored by the Balzan Foundation Northwestern University Center for Economic History 9-10 March 2018
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, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarJordan Norris (Northwestern University): "Government Procurement and the Local Economy"
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, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarJose Carreno (Northwestern University): "Housing Booms and Busts, and the U.S. Productivity Puzzle"
February 23, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSenior Recruiting SeminarAli Yurukoglu (Stanford): "Quantitative Analysis of Multi-Party Tariff Negotiations"
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 20, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMSenior Recruiting SeminarEmi Nakamura (Columbia): "High Frequency Identification of Monetary Non-Neutrality: The Information Effect"
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, 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 12, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarRicardo Perez-Truglia (UCLA): "Choosing Your Pond: Location Choices and Relative Income"
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 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, 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 29, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarEvan Sadler (Harvard University/MIT): "Diffusion Games"
January 26, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarHarry Pei (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Reputation Effects under Interdependent Values"
January 25, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMMacroeconomics Lunch SeminarGideon Bornstein (Northwestern University): "Consumer Inertia and Aging: A Macroeconomic Perspective"
January 22, 20183:30 PM - 5:00 PMJunior Recruiting SeminarDiego Dariuch (New York University): "The Macroeconomic Consequences of Early Childhood Development Policies"
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"
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 6, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsMartin Weidner (University College London): "Network and Panel Distribution Regression"
December 5, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsMarinho Bertanha (Notre Dame): "Regression Discontinuity Design with Many Thresholds"
December 4, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 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, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Economics Lunch SeminarAmeet Morjaria (Northwestern University): "TBA"
November 29, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJamie Daubenspeck (Northwestern University): "Yankee Locational Choice before the Civil War" 
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 - 1:30 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 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 - 1:30 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, 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, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Economics Lunch SeminarLaia Navarro-Sola (Northwestern University): "Secondary school expansion through televised lessons: Evidence from the Mexican Telesecundaria"
November 15, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarJane Olmstead-Rumsey (Northwestern University): "Portfolio Choice Under Inflation Uncertainty"
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 - 1:30 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, 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, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Economics Lunch SeminarOfer Malamud (Northwestern University): "TBA"
November 8, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarRiccardo Marchingiglio (Northwestern University): "Occupational Licenses and Statistical Discrimination"
November 7, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsSimon Lee (Columbia University): "Identifying the Effect of Persuasion"
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, 201712:00 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, 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, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Economics Lunch SeminarCANCELLED
November 1, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarLudvig Sinander (Northwestern University): "The converse envelope theorem"
October 31, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PMSeminar in EconometricsRusty Tchernis (Georgia State University): "On the Estimation of Treatment Effectswith Endogenous Misreporting"
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 - 1:30 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, 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, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Economics Lunch SeminarUtsav Manjeer (Northwestern University): "TBA"
October 25, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarAna Danieli (Northwestern University): "Expenditure Elasticity and Transmission of Monetary Policy"
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 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 - 1:30 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, 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, 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PMDevelopment Economics Lunch SeminarCANCELLED
October 18, 201711:00 AM - 12:00 PMEconomics 501: Graduate Student SeminarIsaac Loh (Northwestern University): "Stability Results for Stochastic Economic Systems"
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 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 - 1:30 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, 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, 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 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 - 1:30 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, 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, 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 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 - 1:30 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, 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 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 - 1:30 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"