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Applied Economics Seminar

Spring 2021

Seminars will be held via Zoom between 1:30-3:00PM on Fridays unless otherwise specified. Please contact Justin Kirkpatrick (jkirk@msu.edu) for a Zoom meeting invitation or if you have any questions.

January 15 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Nikhil Agarwal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Choices and Outcomes in Assignment Mechanisms: The Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys
January 22 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Dan Hamermesh, UT Austin
Adjusting to Loss: Widows' Time, Time Stress and Happiness
January 29 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Ken Gillingham, Yale
Carbon Policy and the Emissions Implications of Electric Vehicles
February 5 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Amanda Agan, Rutgers
Misdemeanor Prosecution
February 12 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Janet Currie, Princeton
Rules vs. Discretion: Treatment of Mental Illness in U.S. Adolescents
February 26 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Nicole Maestas, Harvard
The Link between Health and Working Longer: Disparities in Work Capacity
March 5 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato , Duke
Regulating Conglomerates: Evidence from an Energy Conservation Program in China
March 12 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Gianmarco Leon-Ciliotta, UPF
Promotions and Productivity: The Role of Meritocracy and Pay Progression in the Public Sector

Note: Spring Break
March 26 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Brian Jacob, Michigan
Career Technical Education
April 2 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Margaux Luflade, Penn
The value of information in centralized school choice systems
April 9 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Matt Wiswall, Wisconsin
How Do Parents Choose Schools?
April 16 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Erich Muehlegger, UC Davis
Energy Prices and Electric Vehicle Adoption
April 30 (Friday)
1:30 - 3:00
Rebecca Diamond, Stanford
Where is Standard of Living the Highest? Local Prices and the Geography of Consumption

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