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Applied Economics

Fall 2017

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 Oren Ziv (orenziv@msu.edu) if you have any questions.

September 8 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Scott Imberman, Michigan State University
The Roles of Neonatal Health and Race in Special Education Identification
September 29 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Walker Hanlon, NYU Stern
Evolving Comparative Advantage in International Shipbuilding During the Transition from Wood to Steel
October 6 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Olga Ukhaneva, Georgetown
October 13 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:30
217 Berkey Hall
Kevin Kho & Adrian Garlati Bertoldi, Michigan State University

Note: Job Market Presentation
October 20 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
217 Berkey Hall
Arik Levinson, Georgetown
Energy Efficiency Standards Are More Regressive Than Energy Taxes: Theory and Evidence

Note: Joint with AFRE
November 3 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
John Haltiwanger, University Of Maryland
Changing Business Dynamism and Productivity: Shocks vs. Responsiveness
November 10 (Friday)
3:30 - 5:00
217 Berkey Hall
Nancy Qian, NWU
The Short- and Medium-Run Effects of Computerized VAT Invoices on the Tax Payments and Behavior of Large Firms in China

Note: Joint with AFRE
November 17 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:30
319 Berkey Hall
Annie Chou & Walter Melnik, Michigan State University
Annie - The Effect of Recent Teacher Pension Reforms on New Teacher Quality; Walter - Legislative Redistricting, Party Politics, and the Spatial Distribution of Transportation Expenditure

Note: Job market presentations
December 1 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Doug Irwin, Dartmouth

Note: Joint with Theory
December 8 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Oren Ziv, Michigan State University

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