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Applied Economics

Fall 2018

The seminars will be held in the Koo room between 1:30-3:00PM on Fridays unless otherwise specified. Joint seminars with AFRE are in the Koo room. Please contact Prabhat Barnwal (prabhat@msu.edu) if you have any questions.

DatePresenter
September 7 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Gabriel Kreindler, University of Chicago
The Welfare Effect of Road Congestion Pricing: Experimental Evidence and Equilibrium Implications
September 21 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Arindrajit Dube, University of Massachusetts Amherst
The Effect of Minimum Wages on Low-Wage Jobs: Evidence from the United States Using a Bunching Estimator
September 28 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Ana Reynoso, University of Michigan
The Impact of Divorce Laws on the Equilibrium in the Marriage Market
October 5 (Friday)
1:00 - 4:00
105A Berkey Hall
Dylan Brewer; Heekwong Kyung, Michigan State University
Equilibrium Sorting and Moral Hazard in Residential Energy Contracts; Demand Estimation for NYC Airbnb Market: Value of Reputation/Feedback Contents and Voluntary Disclosures

Note: Job market practice talks
October 12 (Friday)
3:00 - 4:30
213 Berkey Hall
Andrew Foster, Brown University
Are there too many farms in the world? Labor-market transaction costs, machine capacities and optimal farm size

Note: Joint with AFRE
October 19 (Friday)
1:00 - 4:00
105A Berkey Hall
Hwanoong Lee; Bethany Lemont, Michigan State University
The Effect of Releasing Teacher Performance Information to Schools: Teachers' Responses and Student Achievement; The Effect of Share 35 for Kidneys on Pediatric Transplant Candidates

Note: Job market practice talks
October 24 (Wednesday)
2:30 - 4:00
105A Berkey Hall
Kyung Ho Song, Michigan State University
Education and Neighborhood Premiums in Housing Price and its Dynamics

Note: Job market practice talks
October 31 (Wednesday)
1:00 - 4:00
105A Berkey Hall
Katie Harris; Dajung Jun, Michigan State University
The Effect of Online Shopping on Grocery Demand; The Effects of the Dependent Coverage Mandates on Fathers' Job Mobility and Compensation

Note: Job market practice talks
November 2 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Erica Meyers, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Heterogeneous (Mis-) Perceptions of Energy Costs: Implications for Measurement and Policy Design

Note: Joint with AFRE
November 9 (Friday)
1:00 - 4:00
105A Berkey Hall
Andy Chou; Haoyang Li, Michigan State University
Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Dragon Sons: Direct and Cohort Effects of Superstition on Education Attainment; What Drives (No) Adoption of New Irrigation Technologies: A Structural Dynamic Estimation Approach

Note: Job market practice talks
November 16 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Steven Haider, Michigan State University
The Wage Elasticity of Labor Supply and Age
November 30 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Krzysztof Karbownik, Northwestern University
TBA
December 7 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Alessandra Voena, University of Chicago
TBA

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