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Economics Seminar Schedule - Spring 2022

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

David Deming from Harvard​ Roberto Chang from Rutgers University​Harald Uhlig from the University of Chicago​Trust and Welfare Effects on Exogenous Sorting in Information Cascades
January 20 Ricardo Perez-Truglia, University of California, Berkeley
Betting on the House:Subjective Expectations and Market Choices
March 1 Victoria Prowse, Chaired Professor, Purdue University
Childhood cognitive skills and life outcomes
March 4 Bruno Conte, University of Bologna
Climate Change and Migration: The Case of Africa
March 4 Xiaoyan Zhou, PhD student
Essays on Heterogeneous Spatial Econometric Models
March 10 Sarah Ridout, Vanderbilt University
A Theory of Ex-Post Rationalization
March 22 Pablo Fajgelbaum, Princeton
The US-China Trade War and Global Reallocations
March 24 Wei Zhang, PhD student
Flexible Nonlinear Time-Series Models in a Data-Rich Environment
March 25 Saroj Bhattarai, University of Texas
Inflation and GDP Dynamics in Production Networks: A Sufficient Statistics Approach
March 29 Daniel Xu, Duke University
Regulating Conglomerates: Evidence from an Energy Conservation Program in China
March 30 Miguel Urquiola, Columbia University
Information, Preferences, and Household Demand for School Value Added
March 31 David Yang, Harvard University
Policy Experimentation in China: The Political Economy of Policy Learning
April 5 David Bagaee, UCLA
Networks, Barriers, and Trade
April 6 Chris Taber, University of Wisconsin
Methods for Using Selection on Observed Variables to Address Selection on Unobserved Variables
April 7 Alexander Jakobsen, University of Calgary 
Coarse Bayesian Updating
April 7 Town Oh, PhD student **
Essays on Immigration & Education Economics
April 8 Ehud Kalai, Northwestern University
Critical Mass Reasoning and Equilibrium
April 11 Diego Martin
Essays on Impact Evaluation of Public Policies
April 12 Giacomo Candian, HEC Montreal
Imperfect Exchange Rate Expectations
April 13 Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M
Registering Returning Citizens to Vote
April 14 Drew Fudenberg, MIT
Evaluating and Improving Economic Models
April 14 Dangyang Zhang*
Essays on Labor Economics and International Trade
April 19 Scott Barrett, Columbia
Property Rights to the (Linear) Ocean in Customary International Law
April 21 Matthew Kovach, University of Wisconsin
Minimum Distance Belief Updating with General Information
April 22 Jeff Smith, University of Wisconsin
Learning More about Teachers: Estimating teacher Value-Added and Treatment Effects on Teacher Value-Added in Northern Uganda
April 25 Huilin Zhang, PhD student
Telework and Regional Inequality
April 26 Sisi Zhu, PhD student
The Geography of Consumption and Residential Choice
April 27 Muriel Niederle, Stanford University
Trickle-Down Effects on Affirmative Action: A Case Study in France
April 28 Armin Falk, University of Bonn
April 28 Linh Nguyen, PhD student
Econometric Modeling with Persistent Data
April 29 Kyle Jurado, Duke University
Revisiting the Forecasts of Others
May 3  Roberto Chang, Rutgers University
Optimal Foreign Reserves and Central Bank Policy Under Financial Stress
May 4 David Deming, Harvard University
Soft Skills and the Science of Human Potential
May 4 Daniel Kebede, PhD student **
Leveraging Promotions For Social Good: Insights From Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution
May 5 Harald Uhlig, University of Chicago
Neoclassical Growth Transition Dynamics with One-Sided Commitment
May 5 Alexander Marchal, PhD student
Trust and Welfare Effects on Exogenous Sorting in Information Cascades
May 10 Xuewen Yu, PhD student
Essays in Nonstationary Time Series Econometrics
May 19 Debasmita Das
Essays on Labor Economics