Empirical Micro Lunch

Spring 2019

Location: 203
Time: 12:00 - 1:30pm

Date Speaker Paper Title
February 19, 2019 Gabrielle Vasey "Estimating Peer Effects: Mexico's Prospera Program"
February 26, 2019    
March 5, 2019 Spring Break  
March 12, 2019 n/a No Meeting, Department External Review
March 19, 2019    
March 26, 2019 Ming Li "Information and Corruption: Evidence from China’s Land Market Auctions"
April 2, 2019 Elena Capatina "Health Shocks and the Evolution of Consumption and Income over the Life-Cycle"
April 9, 2019 Joao Granja "Coverage Requirements and the Timing of Adoption of New Mobile Technologies"
April 16, 2019 Michal Hodor "Rethinking About the Firm’s Labor Decision: The Trade-Off Between Labor Effort and Quantity"
April 23, 2019 Sarah George "Understanding price effects in the Kraft Heinz merger"
April 30, 2019 Shunyi Zhao "Vertical vs Horizontal Efficiency: A Study of Distributorship in Movie Industry"
May 7, 2019 Minji Bang "Self-Employment Decisions and Household Risk Sharing"
May 14, 2019 Kian Samaee "Inaction and Search Costs in Credit Markets: Evidence from Mortgage Refinance Market in the U.S."


Fall 2018

Location: PCPSE 202
Time: 12:00 - 1:30pm

Date Speaker Paper Title
September 4, 2018 n/a  
September 11, 2018 No Meeting, Dept Event  
September 18, 2018 n/a  
September 25, 2018 n/a  
October 2, 2018 n/a  
October 9, 2018 Tomás Larroucau "Do "Short-List" Students Report Truthfully? Strategic Behavior in the Chilean College Admissions Problem"
October 16, 2018    
October 23, 2018 Brian Collopy "Optimal Cancer Screening"
October 30, 2018 Qi Pan "The Pricing Dynamics of Airbnb: Evidence and Analysis"
November 6, 2018 Gorkem Bostanci "Intellectual Property Rights, Professional Business Services and Wage Inequality"
November 13, 2018 Mallick Hossain "Bulk Buying and Inequality"
November 20, 2018 Yiran Chen "A Structural Analysis of Job Referrals and Social Networks: The Case of the Corporate Executives Market"
November 27, 2018 Hanna Wang "Fertility and Family Leave Policies in Germany: Optimal Policy Design in a Dynamic Framework"
December 4, 2018 David Cesar Heymann "Social Distance in Deceptive Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Malawi"
December 11, 2018 Nitin Krishnan TBD