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Applied Economics

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

January 26 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Mike Mueller-Smith, University of Michigan
Diversion in the Criminal Justice System: Regression Discontinuity Evidence on Court Deferrals
February 2 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Arthur Van Benthem, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
Finders, Keepers?

Note: Joint with AFRE
February 9 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Ben Lockwood, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
Regressive Sin Taxes, with Applications to the Optimal Soda Tax
February 23 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Alex Bartik, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Worker Adjustment to Changes in Labor Demand: Evidence from Longitudinal Census Data
March 16 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Treb Allen, Dartmouth College
Geography and Path Dependence

Note: Joint with Theory
March 22 (Thursday)
E109 Fee Hall
Anne Case, Princeton University
Changing Patterns in US Morbidity and Mortality

Note: Joint with Epidemiology
March 30 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
David Agrawal, University of Kentucky
April 6 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Anjali Adukia, University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy
April 13 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Owen Zidar, University of Chicago, Booth
April 20 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Phil Oreopoulos, University of Toronto
April 27 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Thomas Holmes, University of Minnesota

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