Seminars: Behavioral & Experimental Economics

  Behavioral & Experimental Economics............................................................................................................
Term:  Spring 2019-2020
Location: Littauer Center Hansen-Mason Room, North Yard
Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:00-1:15 PM unless otherwise noted
Description: For students with an interest in behavioral and experimental economics. Faculty presentations by Harvard economists and invited guests.
List Serve/Announcements: https://lists.fas.harvard.edu/mailman/listinfo/behaviorecon-seminar-list
 

 

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
1/29          NO MEETING THIS WEEK (First week of semester)  
2/5 NO MEETING THIS WEEK (Job Market Talks)  
2/12 Dmitry Taubinsky (University of California - Berkeley) "Are High-Interest Loans Predatory? Theory and Evidence from Payday Lending"
2/19 Michael Kuhn (University of Oregon) “Behavioral Food Subsidies” (with Andy Brownback and Alex Imas)
2/26 Ernst Fehr (University of Zurich) “Attentional Foundations of Framing Effects”
3/4 Lise Vesterlund (University of Pittsburgh) “Does a Ban on Negotiation Result in Wage Compression?”
3/11 NO MEETING THIS WEEK - Department Seminar  
3/18 NO MEETING THIS WEEK - Semester Break  
3/25 Heather Schofield (University of Pennsylvania - Wharton) “Cognitive Endurance as Human Capital”
4/1 NO MEETING THIS WEEK - Visiting Admitted Student Days  
4/8 Gautam Rao (Harvard University) – joint with Labor and Public Finance Seminars at 4:00-5:15pm in Littauer Center Hansen-Mason Room “How Research Affects Policy: Experimental Evidence from 2,150 Brazilian Municipalities”
4/15 Rebecca Dizon-Ross (University of Chicago - Booth) Not Playing Favorites: An Experiment on Parental Fairness Preferences”
4/22 Ben Enke (Harvard University) Title Pending
4/29 Leonardo Bursztyn (University of Chicago, visiting Harvard in Spring 2020)

From Extreme to Mainstream: The Erosion of Social Norms”