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Economics Seminar Schedule - Fall 2021

Seminars are scheduled from 11:45-1:15 p.m. in RAWLS 2058 unless otherwise indicated. 

September 8 Martha Bailey, UCLA
How the 1963 Equal Pay Act and 1964 Civil Rights Act Shaped the U.S. Gender Gap
September 14 Konstantin Kurcheryavyy, University of Tokyo
A Tractable Model of Trade with Flexible Cost Structure
September 15 George Bulman, UC Santa Cruz
The Effect of Wealth on Household Formation and Structure: Evidence from State Lotteries
September 21 Ben Zou, Michigan State University
Home Location Choices and the Gender Commute Gap
September 23 Rosemarie Nagle, University of Barcelona
Iterated Reasoning and Efficiency Heuristics, and a Behavioral Taxonomy of 2x2 Games
September 28 Benjamin Faber, Berkeley
Responsible Sourcing? Theory and Evidence from Costa Rica
September 29 Billur Aksoy, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute
(Anticipated) Discrimination Against Sexual Minorities in Prosocial Domains
October 1 Nathanael Vellekoop, University of Toronto
Job Loss Expectations, Durable Consumption and Household Finances: Evidence from Linked Survey Data
October 4 Kasper Wuthrich, University of California
(When) should you adjust inferences for multiple hypothesis testing?”
October 7  Erin Kupka, University of Michigan
Renegotiation Behavior and Promise-keeping Norms
October 14 Aldo Rustichini, University of Minnesota
Intelligence and the Wealth of Nations
October 15 Zachary Stangebye, Notre Dame
Sound and Fury: Signaling in sovereign Debt Markets
October 19 Matthew Rognile, Northwestern University
Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy with Heterogenous Agents: Sizing up the Real Income Channel
October 20 Panka Bencsik, University of Chicago
Policing Substance Use: Chicago's Treatment Program for Narctics Arrests
October 21 Matthias Sutter, Max Planck Institute
Improving Workplace Climate in Large Corporations: A Clustered Randomized Intervention
October 26 Wataru Miyamoto, University of Hong Kong 
In Search of Dominant Drivers of the Real Exchange Rate
October 27 Michael Makowsky, Clemson University
Firearms and Violence Under Jim Crow
November 2 Gustavo Ventura, Arizona State
Rethinking the Welfare State
November 3 Town Oh, PhD student
How International Students Affect Domestic Students' Achievement: Evidence from the OPT STEM-extension
November 5 Clayton Featherstone, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
A Theory of information Nudges
November 9 Kim Ruhl, University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Aggregate Effects of Shipping Delays
November 10 Christoph Walsh, Tilburg
The Welfare Effects of Law Enforcement in Illegal Moneylending Market
November 12 Roman Sheremeta, Case Western Reserve University
Save to Win: Using Contests to Promote savings
November 15 Cynthia Yang, Florida State University
Matching Theory and Evidence on Civid-19 Using a Stochastic Network SIR Model
November 16 John Cochrane, Stanford University
The Fiscal Theory of the Price Level
November 18 Pietro Ortoleva, Princeton University
Caution and Reference Effects
November 30 Nils Gornemann, Federal Reserve Board
Devaluations, Deposit Dollarization, and Household Heterogeneity
December 1 Anna Azier, Brown University
The Persistent Effects of Decreasing Labor-Market Discrimination
December 2 Yoram Halevy, University of Toronto
Behavioral Bargaining
December 3 Stanton Hudja, Baylor University
An Exploratory Analysis of the Multi-Armed Bandit Problem
December 9 Arjada Bardhi, Duke University
Local Evidence and Diversity in Minipublics
December 13 Steve Billings, University of Colorado
Partisan Residential Sorting on Climate Change Risk
December 14 Tristan Gagnon-Bartsch, Harvard University
Quality is in the Eye of the Beholder: Taste Projection in Markets with Observational Learning