Seminars: Labor Economics

Day/Date

Speaker

 Title

Monday,

September 9

Lawrence Katz (Harvard University) 

"Creating Moves to Opportunity: Experimental Evidence on Barriers to Neighborhood Choice"

Wednesday, September 11

David Martin (Harvard University)

"Punitive School Discipline and Student Achievement”

Monday,

September 16

Alex Bell (Harvard University)

"A New Method for Estimating Compensating Wage Differentials"

Wednesday, September 18

Lisa Abraham (Harvard University) 

"Are Females and Males Differentially Sensitive to Posted Job Qualifications? A Field Experiment"

Monday,

September 23

Madeleine Gelblum (Harvard University)

"Preferences for Job Tasks and Gender Gaps in the Labor Market"

Wednesday, September 25

Christine Mulhern (Harvard University)    

"Beyond Teachers: Value-Added Estimates of Counselors' Large Impacts on Educational Attainment"

Monday,

September 30

Pablo Fajgelbaum (UCLA)

"Optimal Spatial Policies, Geography and Sorting”

Wednesday,

October 2

Jonathan Roth (Harvard University)

"An Honest Approach to Parallel Trends"

Monday,

October 7

Robert Silciliano (Harvard University)

"A Tax of 2 Cities"

Wednesday,

October 9

Adrienne Sabety (Harvard University) 

"The Value of Service Sector Relationships: Evidence from Health Care"

Monday,

October 21

Alejandro  Lagomarsino  (Harvard University) 

"Do Cash Transfers Create Welfare Traps"

Wednesday,

October 23

Priya Shanmugam (Harvard University)

"Clinical Decision Making Under Cognitive Constraints"

Monday,

October 28

Rebecca Sachs (Harvard University)

"Safety Net Cutbacks and Hospital Service Provision: Evidence from Psychiatric Care"

Wednesday,

October 30

Will Dobbie (Harvard Kennedy School)

"Measuring Racial Discrimination in Bail Decisions" (with David Arnold and Peter Hull)

Wednesday, November 6

Nathan Hendren (Harvard University)

"A Unified Welfare Analysis of Government Policies" (With Ben Sprung-Keyser)"

Wednesday, November 13

Sarah Miller (University of Michigan)

"Title pending"

Monday,

November 18

MARTY FELDSTEIN SPECIAL LECTURE    

Details forthcoming

Wednesday, November 20

Rebecca Diamond (Stanford University)

"The Contribution of High-Skilled Immigrants to Innovation in the United States" with Shai Bernstein,  Timothy McQuade and Beatriz Pousada

Monday, November 25

Nicholas Papageorge (John Hopkins University)

"Title pending"

Monday,

December 2

Littauer M-16

Peter Blair (Harvard University, Graduate School of Education)

"Title pending"