Seminars: Public Economics

Seminar in Public Economics

Term:   Spring 2021

Location: Zoom

Meeting Time:  Monday and/or Wednesday, 4:30-5:45 unless noted *

Description: Invited speakers present theoretical and empirical research on a broad range of topics related to the design of government policy.

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Notes:  The Public Economics and Labor Economics Seminars meet jointly many times through the semester. Currently, the Public Economics and Labor Economics Seminars meet via Zoom. Usually, the meetings take place in the Littauer Hansen-Mason Room, North Yard.
Coordinator: Michael O'Neil

*Joint with History





Wednesday, February 10

Damon Jones (University of Chicago)

"Wealth, Race, and Consumption Smoothing of Typical Income Shocks"

Wednesday, February 17

Sule Alan (European University Institute)

"Building Inter-Ethnic Cohesion for Inclusive Prosperity"

Wednesday, February 24

Ioana Marinescu (University of Pennsylvania)

"The Impact of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation on Job Search and Vacancy Creation" (with Daphne Skandalis and Daniel Zhao)

Wednesday,  March 3

Sydnee Caldwell (University of California, Berkeley)

"Tax Refund Uncertainty: Evidence and Welfare Implications"

Wednesday, March 17

Evan Rose (Microsoft Research)

"The Effect of Teacher Quality on Criminal Behavior”

Wednesday, March 24

David Autor (MIT)

"New Frontiers: The Origins and Content of New York, 1940 — 2018 " with Anna Salomons (Utrecht) and Bryan Seegmiller (MIT Sloan School)

Wednesday, April 7

Eric Chyn (Dartmouth College)

"Title pending"

Wednesday, April 14

Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato (Duke University)

"Title pending"

Wednesday, April 21

Winnie van Dijk  (Harvard University)

"Title pending"