All seminars are held in 450 Purnell Hall, Fridays 11:00-12:30. Seminars are open to the public.
September 15, Ellen Green (Arizona State University): “The Impact of a Merit-based Payment System on Quality of Healthcare: An Artefactual Field Experiment.”
October 6, Maria Rosales (University of California — Irvine): “The Persistent Effects of Early-Life Exposure to Air Pollution: Evidence from the Indonesian Forest Fires”
October 20,Sabrin Beg (University of Delaware): “Tools for Teaching: Leveraging Technology to improve Classroom Content Delivery.”
October 27, Adrienne Lucas (University of Delaware): cancelled.
November 3, Seonyoung Park (University of Delaware): TBA.
November 10, Martin Hackmann (UCLA): TBA.
December 1, Matt White (University of Delaware): TBA.
December 8, Reshma Hussam (Harvard): TBA.
March 17, Motohiro Yogo (Princeton): “Retail Insurance of Market Risk.”
April 21, Shing-Yi Wang (University of Pennsylvania): “Property Rights, Misallocation and Agricultural Efficiency in China.”
April 28, Matt White (University of Delaware): cancelled.
May 5, Samuel Schulfer-Wohl (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago): “Inflation at the Household Level.”
May 12, Young Park (University of Delaware): TBA.
September 23, Desmond Toohey (University of Delaware): “Directed Search, Occupation Switching, and Unemployment Duration.”
September 30, Fernando Aragon (Simon Fraser University): “Particulate Matter and Labor Supply: The Role of Caregiving and Non-Linearities.”
October 28, Stephen Woodbury (Michigan State University): “Sources of Displaced Workers’ Long-Term Earnings Losses”
November 18, Qinglai Meng (Oregon State University): “Balanced-budget rules and aggregate instability: the role of capital utilization.”
February 26, Samuel Schulfer-Wohl (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis): TBA
March 11, Seonyoung Park (University of Delaware): “Two Birds with One Stone Female Labor Supply, Fertility, and Market Childcare.”
April 22, Seth Giertz (University of Texas at Dallas): “Pricing Credit Risk for Mortgages: Credit Risk Spreads and Heterogeneity across Housing Markets”
April 29, Borgan Aruoba (University of Maryland): “Macroeconomic Dynamics Near the ZLB: A Tale of Two Countries”
October 2, Ahmed Khwaja (Yale): “Firm Expansion, Size Spillovers and Market Dominance in Retail Chain Dynamics.”
October 9, Dmytro Hryshko (University of Alberta): “Reassessing Consumption Responses to Income Shocks in U.S. Data.”
October 16, Sabrin Beg (University of Delaware): “Are Gains from a Simple Intervention Sustained? A Follow-up on Agricultural Outcomes in Bangladesh.”
October 23, Kevin Lang (Boston University): “Does Competition Eliminate Discrimination? Evidence from the Commercial Sex Market in Singapore.”
November 6, Natalie Bau (University of Toronto): “The Misallocation of Pay and Productivity in the Public Sector: Evidence from the Labor Market for Teachers.”
November 13, Lee Lockwood (Northwestern): “Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program.’
December 4, Matt White (University of Delaware): “The Distribution of Wealth and the Marginal Propensity to Consume.”
December 11, Boragan Aruoba (University of Maryland): “Macroeconomic Dynamics Near the ZLB: A Tale of Two Countries.“
March 13, Vasia Panousi (Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System): “A Risky Venture: Income Dynamics within the Non-Corporate Private Business Sector”
March 20, Benjamin Keys (University of Chicago): “Mortgage Rates, Household Balance Sheets, and the Real Economy”
April 10, Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis (Washington University in St. Louis): “Partial Insurance and Aggregate Welfare in China, 1989-2009”
April17, Scott Fulford (Boston College): “Does It Matter Where You Came From? Ancestry Composition and Economic Performance of U.S. Counties, 1850 – 2010”
April 24, Victor Li (Villanova University): “Search, Financial Market Frictions, and Monetary Transmission.”
May 1, Young Park (University of Delaware): TBA.
May 15, Ahmed Khwaja (Yale): “Firm Expansion, Size Spillovers and Market Dominance in Retail Chain Dynamics.”
September 12, Rob Jensen (Wharton): “How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?”
October 10, Gary Solon (Michigan State University): “Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession and Other Downturns: Evidence from the United States and Great Britain.”
October 17, Josepa Miquel-Florensa (Toulouse School of Economics): “Religious Belief as a Costly Signal of Trustworthiness: evidence from Haiti (with E. Auriol, D. Delisant, M. Fourati, and P. Seabright)”
October 24, Felicia Ionescu (Federal Reserve Board): “The Interplay Between Student Loans and Credit Card Debt: Implications for Default in the Great Recession”
October 31, Lorenzo Forni (IMF): “Fiscal policy in open economies: estimates for the Euro area.”
November 7, Michael Grossman (City University of New York Graduate Center): “Moral Hazard and Less Invasive Medical Treatment for Coronary Artery Disease: An Analysis of Smoking in the National Health Interview Survey.”
November 21, Daniel Waggoner (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta): “Inference Based on SVARs Identified with Sign and Zero Restrictions: Theory and Applications”
December 4, Jonah Rockoff (Columbia): “Teacher Applicant Hiring and Teacher Performance: Evidence from DC Public Schools”
March 14, Zhijie Xiao (Boston College): TBA, Joint with Finance at 10:00, Lerner 302
March 21, Sunny Jardine (University of Delaware, College of Marine Science & Policy): “Fishermen, markets, and population diversity”
April 11, Matt Jaremski (Colgate University): “The (Dis)Advantages of Clearinghouses Before the Fed”
April 18, Farley Grubb (University of Delaware): “A New Approach to Explaining the Value of Colonial Money: Evidence from New Jersey”
May 16, Matt White (University of Delaware): “Fast Solution of Multi-continuous-state Dynamic Programming Problems”
(Date to be rescheduled): Ken Lewis and Larry Seidman (University of Delaware): “Stimulus without Debt in a Severe Recession.”
(Date to be rescheduled in the spring): Vasia Panousi (Federal Resever Board)