Dr. Timothy Gronberg, Department Head :: 3035 Allen, College Station, TX 77843 :: (979) 845-7351 :: (979) 847-8757 fax
Friday, October 24th, 2014 :: 5:15 AM
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1. Seminar will be held in Room 3033.
2. This workshop is on a Monday
3. This workshop is on a Friday
4. This is a Job Market Seminar
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6. This is a Monday Workshop This is a Job Market Seminar
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9. Workshop will be on Thursday
10. Workshop starts at 2:30 instead of 3:00
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12. ***This workshop is on a Thursday and will start 1:15 to 2:45pm
13. This workshop is on MONDAY
14. This Workshop is on Monday
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17. Presentation is in Room 1110.

Date Time Presenter(s) Presenter Affiliation Title
4/23/2014 3:00 PM Erzo F.P. Luttmer Dartmouth "The Welfare Cost of Perceived Policy Uncertainty: Evidence from Social Security"
4/16/2014 3:00 PM Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato SIEPR Stanford "Who Benefits from State Corporate Tax Cuts? A Local Labor Markets Approach with Heterogeneous Firms"
4/9/2014 3:00 PM Matthew Gentzkow The University of Chicago Booth School "Do Pharmacists Buy Bayer? Sophisticated Shoppers and the Brand Premium"
4/2/20141 3:00 PM Stephen Holland University of North Carolina "Some Inconvenient Truths About Climate Change Policy: The Distributional Impacts of Transportation Polices"
3/26/2014 3:00 PM Nishith Prakash University of Connecticut "Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School enrollment for Girls in India"
3/17/20142 3:00 PM Casey Mulligan The University of Chicago "The Economics of Work Schedules Under the New hours and Employment Taxes"
3/5/2014 3:00 PM Neale Mahoney The University of Chicago Booth School "Regulating Consumer Financial Products: Evidence from Credit Cards"
2/21/20143 3:00 PM Darrick Hamilton The New School for Public Engagement "From Dark to Light: The Role of Skin Shade in Determining Life Outcomes"
2/12/2014 3:00 PM Judith Scott-Clayton Teachers College Columbia University "Work-Study Employment and Student Outcomes: A Propensity Score Analysis of Heterogeneous Effects"
12/4/20134 3:00 PM Jinkook Lee Texas A&M University "Endogenous Product Characteristics in Merger Simulation: A Study of the U.S. Airline Industry"
11/26/20135 3:00 PM Xi Wu Texas A&M University "Multiple Dimensions of Private Information in Life Insurance Markets"
11/25/20136 3:00 PM Jian-Da Zhu Texas A&M University "Effect of Resale on Optimal Ticket Pricing: Evidence from Major League Baseball Tickets"
11/20/2013 3:00 PM Jonathan Fisher Baruch College/NYRDC "Inequality of Income and Consumption: Measuring the Trends in Inequality from 1984-2011 for the Same Individuals"
11/4/20137 3:00 PM Scott Imberman Michiagan State Uiversity "Does the Market Value Value-Added? Evidence from Housing Prices After a Public Release of School and Teacher Value-Added"
10/30/2013 3:00 PM Marc Rysman Boston University "Explaining Adoption and Use of Payment Instruments by U.S. Consumers"
10/16/2013 3:00 PM Peter Hinrichs Georgetown University "What Kind of Teachers Are Schools Looking For? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment"
10/9/2013 3:00 PM Marika Cabral University of Texas at Austin "Externalities and Taxation of supplemental Insurance: A Study of Medicare and Medigap"
10/2/2013 3:00 PM Reed Walker University of California-Berkeley "Every Breath You Take--Every Dollar You'll Make: The Long-Term Consequences of the Clean Air Act of 1970"
9/18/2013 3:00 PM Nicholas Ryan Harvard University "TBA"
9/11/2013 3:00 PM Elaine Liu University of Houston "Does "in utero" Exposure to Illness Matter? The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Taiwan as a Natural Experiment"
4/24/2013 3:00 PM Craig Garthwaite Kellogg Northwestern University "The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets"
4/10/2013 3:00 PM Jennifer Doleac University of Virginia "The Effects of DNA Databases on Crime"
4/4/20138 3:00 PM Jonah Rockoff Columbia University "TBA"
3/27/2013 3:00 PM John Haltiwanger University of Maryland "How Firms Respond to Business Cycles: The Role of Firm Age and Firm Size"
3/20/2013 3:00 PM Sarah Turner Universtiy of Virginia "Down and Enrolled: An Examination of the Enrollment Response to Cyclical Trends and Job Loss"
3/6/2013 3:00 PM Amanda Starc Wharton University of Pennsylvania "Pricing Regulation and Imperfect Competition on the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange"
2/27/2013 3:00 PM John Strauss University of Southern California "Living Arrangements of the Elderly in China: Evidence from the CHARLS National Baseline"
1/24/20139 3:00 PM Thomas Jeitschko Michigan State University "TBA"
12/5/201210 2:30 PM Ebonya Washington Yale University "Valuing the Vote"
11/28/2012 3:00 PM Nicholas Sanders College of William and Mary "Under the Cover of Darkness: Using Daylight Saving Time to Measure How Ambient Light Influences Criminal Behavior"
11/14/2012 3:00 PM Nicolas Bloom Stanford University "Does Working From Home Work? Evidence From A Chinese Experiment"
10/24/2012 3:00 PM Michael Price Georgia State University "Using Donor gifts to Drive Fundraising: Theory and Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment"
10/10/2012 3:00 PM Daniel Hamermesh The University of Texas at Austin "A Gift of Time"
9/26/2012 3:00 PM Christopher (Kitt) Carpenter University of California at Irvine "The Mechanisms of Alcohol Control: Evidence from Canada"
4/18/2012 3:00 PM Daniel Hungerman University of Notre Dame "The Effect of Education on Religion: Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws"
4/13/201211 3:00 PM Gautam Gowrisankaran University of Arizona "Intermittency and the Value of Renewable Energy"
4/4/2012 3:00 PM Kenneth Gillingham Yale University "How Do Consumers Respond to Gasoline Price Shocks? Heterogeneity in Vehicle Choice and Driving Behavior"
3/28/2012 3:00 PM Joseph Price Brigham Young University "Using Incentives to Encourage Healthy Eating in Children"
3/21/2012 3:00 PM Scott Cunningham Baylor University "Would Decriminalization of Indoor Prostitution Reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexual Violence? Evidence From the Rhode Island Accident"
3/7/2012 3:00 PM Jeffrey Brown University of Illinois "How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks" Evidence and Implications"
2/23/201212 1:15 PM Bhash Mazumder Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago "Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth"
11/30/2011 3:00 PM Mark Jacobsen UC-San Diego "Fuel Economy and Safety: The Influences of Vehicle Class and Driver Behavior"
11/21/201113 3:00 PM Matthew Lewis The Ohio State University "Diagnosing Hospital System Bargaining Power in Managed Care Networks"
11/16/2011 3:00 PM Kirabo Jackson Northwestern "Match Quality, Worker productivity and Worker Mobility: Direct Evidence From Teachers"
11/9/2011 3:00 PM Harvey Rosen Princeton "Wages, Pensions, and Public-Private Sector Compensation Differentials"
10/26/2011 3:00 PM Amalia Miller University of Virginia "A Female Style in Corporate Leadership? Evidence from Quotas"
10/19/2011 3:00 PM Catherine Eckel UT-Dallas "Do Earmarks Increase Giving to Government?"
10/12/2011 3:00 PM Chris Timmins Duke University "Meeting Urban housing Needs: Do People Really Come to the Nuisance?"
10/3/201114 3:00 PM Marianne Page UC- Davis "War and Marriage: Assortative Mating and the WWII GI Bill"
9/28/2011 3:00 PM Cesar Cancho TAMU "Fraud and Market Competition: Evidence from Emission Inspection Market"
9/21/2011 3:00 PM Matthijs Wildenbeest Indiana University "Consumer Search and Prices in the Automobile Market"
9/14/2011 3:00 PM Jiawei Chen University of California, Irvin "How Much Competition is a Secondary Market?"
5/4/2011 3:00 PM Ryan Kellogg Michigan Extreme Temperatures, Climate Change, and American Quality of Life
4/13/201115 3:00 PM Panle Jia MIT TBA
4/6/201116 3:00 PM Jeffrey Brown UIUC "Why I Lost My Secretary: The Effect of Endowment Shocks on University Operations"
3/23/2011 3:00 PM Jesse Cunha Naval Postgraduate Institute Testing Paternalism: Cash vs. In-kind Transfers
3/2/2011 3:00 PM Hunt Allcott MIT "Gasoline Prices, Fuel Economy, and the Energy Paradox"
2/16/2011 3:00 PM Kathleen McGarry UCLA Dynamic Aspects of Family Transfers and Parental Investments in Education and Later Financial Transfers
2/9/2011 3:00 PM Kelly Eakin Christensen Associates The Sources and Distribution of U.S. Class I Railroad Productivity Gains
1/26/2011 3:00 PM Hiroshi Ono TAMU-Sociology Social-Institutional Bases of Happiness: An International Comparison
11/17/2010 3:00 PM Mustafa Karakaplan TAMU School District Consolidation or Fragmentation: An Educational Cost Analysis with Links of Competition
11/10/2010 3:00 PM Gaosheng Ju TAMU Nonparametric Estimation of Structural Labor Supply and Exact Welfare Change Under Non-Convex Piecewise-Linear Budget Sets
11/3/2010 3:00 PM Andrea Szabo University of Houston The Value of Free Water: Analyzing South Africa's Free Basic Water Policy
10/27/2010 3:00 PM Amitabh Chandra Harvard Kennedy School Identifying Provider Prejudice in Healthcare
10/20/2010 3:00 PM Salvador Navarro University of Wisconsin-Madison Identification and Estimation of Time-Varying Treatment Effects: How the Timing of Grade Retention Affects Outcomes
10/13/2010 3:00 PM Steve Puller TAMU Power to Choose: An Analysis of Consumer Behavior in the Texas Retail Electricity Market
9/30/201017 3:00 PM David Figlio Northwestern University Competitive Effects of Means-Tested School Vouchers
9/22/2010 3:00 PM Michael Noel UCSD The Speed of Gasoline Price Response in Markets with and without Edgeworth Cycles
9/15/2010 3:00 PM Stephen Ryan MIT Incentives Work: Getting Teachers to Come to School
4/21/2010 3:30 PM Meghan Busse Northwestern University Pain at the Pump: The Differential Effect of Gasoline Prices on New and Used Automobile Markets
4/7/2010 3:30 PM Mark Fossett TAMU TBA
3/31/2010 3:30 PM Andy Rettenmaier TAMU Paying for and Receiving Medicare: The Distribution of Medicare Spending Across and Within Generations
3/24/2010 3:30 PM Elaine Liu University of Houston Does Sorry Work? The Impact of Apology Laws on Medical Malpractice
3/10/2010 3:30 PM Sandra Black UCLA Long After They're Gone? The Effect of Peers on Outcomes of Young Adults
3/3/2010 3:30 PM Jan Brueckner University of California - Irvine Airline Competition and Domestic U.S. Airfares: A Comprehensive Reappraisal
2/24/2010 3:30 PM Scott Carrell University of California - Davis Beware of Economist Bearing Reduced Forms? An Experiment in How Not to Improve Student Outcomes
2/17/2010 3:30 PM Li Gan TAMU A Simple Test of Private Information in the Insurance Markets with Heterogeneous Risk Preferences
2/10/2010 3:30 PM Diane Schanzenbach University of Chicago The Impact of Small Schools in Chicago: Assessing the Effectiveness of Chicago's Small High School Initiative
1/27/2010 3:30 PM Silke Forbes University of California - San Diego Contract Form and Technology Adoption in a Network Industry
12/7/2009 3:30 PM Noelia Paez TAMU The Effects of Female Labor Market Participation on Fertility Spacing
12/2/2009 3:30 PM Elizabeth Cascio Dartmouth College How Title I Changed Schools
11/18/2009 3:30 PM Courtney Collins TAMU Switching to Better Schools: A Model of Class Size and Mover Endogeneity
11/18/2009 3:30 PM Silke Forbes UC - San Diego TO BE RESCHEDULED IN THE SPRING
11/11/2009 3:30 PM Andrew Foster Brown University Direct and Indirect Effects of Voluntary Certification
10/21/2009 3:30 PM Chad Syverson University of Chicago The Slow Growth of New Plants: Learning About Demand?
10/14/2009 3:30 PM Leigh Linden Columbia University The Effect of Proximity on School Enrollment: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Afghanistan
10/7/2009 3:30 PM Jason Fletcher Yale University Estimating the Effects of Friendship Networks on Health Behaviors of Adolescents
9/30/2009 3:30 PM Adi Mayer TAMU Empirical Evidence on the Role of Social Networks in Job-Search
9/23/2009 3:30 PM Christopher Taber University of Wisconsin-Madison Methods for Using Selection on Observed Variables to Address Selection on Unobserved Variables
9/16/2009 3:30 PM Aimee Chin University of Houston The Returns to English-Language Skills in India
5/6/2009 3:30 PM Scott Imberman University of Houston Katrina's Children: A Natural Experiment in Peer Effects from Hurricane Evacuees
4/22/2009 3:30 PM Jane Cooley University of Wisconsin-Madison A Framework for the Analysis of Dynamic Treatment Effects: Grade Retention and Test Scores
4/15/2009 3:30 PM Alexander Whalley University of California - Merced Bureaucrats, Politicians, and Government Performance: Evidence from City Treasurers
4/8/2009 3:30 PM Richard Dunn TAMU -AgEcon Labor Supply and Household Meal Production: New Results from the Health and Retirement Survey
3/25/2009 4:30 PM Faculty   FACULTY PRESENTATIONS
2/18/2009 3:30 PM Mark Rosenzweig Yale University The Efficacy of Parochial Politics: Caste, Commitment, and Competence in Indian Local Governments
12/1/2008 4:15 PM David Albouy University of Michigan What are Cities Worth? Land Rents, Local Productivity, and the Value of Amenties
11/24/2008 4:15 PM Meredith Fowlie University of Michigan Evaluating Emissions Trading Using A Nearest (Polluting) Neighbor Estimator
11/19/2008 4:15 PM Severin Borenstein UC - Berkeley How Airline Markets Work... Or Do They? Regulatory Reform in the Airline Industry
11/5/2008 4:15 PM Michael Lovenhein Stanford University Housing Wealth, Liquidity Constraints and College Enrollment
10/22/2008 4:15 PM Manuel Hernandez Texas A&M University Nonlinear Pricing and Market Concentration in the U.S. Airline Industry
10/15/2008 4:15 PM Yingning Wang Texas A&M University Residential Mobility, Neighborhood Effect and Educational Attainment of Blacks and Whites
10/8/2008 4:15 PM Stephanie Houghton Texas A&M University Estimating Network Economies in Retail Chains: A Revealed Preference Approach
10/1/2008 4:15 PM Pimrak Pakdeethai Texas A&M University The Effect of Welfare Reform on Marriage Decision: Evidence from Micro Data
9/24/2008 4:15 PM Mark Hoekstra University of Pittsburgh Externalities in the Classroom: How Children Exposed to Domestic Violence Affect Everyone Kids
9/17/2008 4:15 PM Adi Mayer Texas A&M University The Old College Try: Estimating the Role of Uncertainty, Suitability, and Opportunity Costs in the Experiment Called College
9/10/2008 4:15 PM Jeremy Fox University of Chicago Does Input Quality Drive Measured Differences in Firm Productivity?
9/3/2008 4:15 PM Joanna Lahey Texas A&M Univ. - Bush School The Marginal Child Throughout the Life Cycle: Evidence from Early Law Variation
5/2/2008 3:30 PM Jullie Cullen University of California - San Diego Implicit Pay for Performance in the Principal Labor Market
4/30/2008 3:30 PM Jordan Matsudaira University of California - Berkeley The Labor Market Effects of Minimum Staffing Legislation: Direct Tests for Monopsony Power in High- and Low-Skilled Labor Markets
4/23/2008 3:30 PM William Strange University of Toronto Skills in the City
4/16/2008 3:30 PM Roberto Mosquera TAMU An Empirical Study of Credit Market with Unobserved Consumer Types
4/9/2008 3:30 PM Randall Reback Columbia University Preference Aggregation and TaxPrice Discrimination in an Imperfect Tiebout World
3/26/2008 3:30 PM Michael Chernew Harvard University Value Based Insurance Design
3/5/2008 3:30 PM Gary Solon Michigan State Trends in Men's Earnings Volatility: What Does the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Show?
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