Inaugural Review of Economic Studies North America Tour
The Forum, room 250
For each of the last 32 years, Restud has invited job market candidates in the US to present their research in three European locations in May after the job market. For the first time this year, the journal is also hosting a tour of North American institutions, with the aim of showcasing excellent job market candidates from European institutions. The inaugural North America Tour is scheduled to take place during the week of 20th October, 2021. It will involve visits to UCSD, the University of Chicago, and UPenn. A committee of Restud board members have nominated Milena Djourelova (UPF), Elisa Macchi (Zurich), and Lukasz Rachel (LSE) to take part.
10:15-11:15 Elisa Macchi - Worth your Weight: Experimental Evidence on the Benefits of Obesity in Low-income Countries
11:45-12:45 Lukasz Rachel - Uneven Growth - Automation’s Impact on Income and Wealth Inequality, Joint with Ben Moll and Pascual Restrepo
01:00-02:30 Lunch Break
02:45-03:45 Milena Djourelova - Media Persuasion through Slanted Language: Evidence from the Coverage of Immigration