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Graduate Student Seminars

Fall 2017

Unless otherwise noted, the seminars meet on Tuesdays at 12:00pm (Noon) - 1:00pm in the Koo Room. Please contact Alyssa Carlson (carls405@msu.edu) if you have any questions.

September 19, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Walter Melnik, Michigan State University
The Effect of Partisan Alignment on State Spending: Evidence from Legislative Redistricting
September 26, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Katie Harris, Michigan State University
SNAP Benefit Use and Grocery Decisions
October 10, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Alyssa Carlson, Michigan State University
Relaxing Conditional Independence in a Semi-parametric Binary Response Model
October 17, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Andy Chou, Michigan State University
Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Dragon Sons: Direct and Indirect Effects of Superstition on Education
October 24, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Olga Boldarieva, Michigan State University
Hot or not: How facial attractiveness affects wages
October 31, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Matthew Schaffer, Michigan State University
November 7, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Christian Cox, Michigan State University
Empirical Models of Strategic Lobbying for Government Appropriations
November 14, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Riley Acton, Michigan State University
Heterogeneous Responses to Community College Tuition Subsidies
November 21, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Gabrielle Pepin, Michigan State University
November 28, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Luke Watson, Michigan State University
Measuring Adverse Selection Using the EITC
December 5, 2017 (Tuesday)
12:00 - 1:00
Ruonan Xu, Michigan State University
Binary Endogenous Variable and Weak Instrument

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