Seminars: Public Economics

Public Economics Seminar Fall 2020
Location: Littauer Hansen-Mason Room, North Yard
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.
Information: Join Public Economics Listserv *** PDF Schedule

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




Date  Speaker Title
 September 14
Angie Acquatella (Harvard University) "Optimal Reimbursement Contracts for Provider Administered Treatments"
September 16
Brian Wheaton (Harvard University) "Laws, Beliefs, and Backlash"
September 21
Ulf Zoelitz (University of Zurich) "Title pending"
Wednesday, September 23 Anna Stansbury (Harvard University) "Employer Concentration and Outside Options"
September 25
1:15 - 2:45 pm
Leah Boustan (Princeton University)* "Streets of Gold: Immigration and the American Dream Over Two Centuries" (joint with Ran Abramitzky)
September 28
Eric Andersen (Harvard University) "Bid Exclusion in Public Procurement"
September 30
Gregor Schubert (Harvard University) "House Price Contagion and U.S. City Migration Networks"
October 5
Augustin Bergeron (Harvard University) “The State Capacity Ceiling on Tax Rates: Evidence from Randomized Tax Abatements in the D.R. Congo”
October 7
Stephanie Cheng (Harvard University) "Title pending"
October 12
Celena Huo (Harvard University) "Title pending"
October 19
Natalia Emanuel (Harvard University) "Title pending"
October 21
Kirsten Clinton (Harvard University) "Title pending"
October 26
Emma Harrington (Harvard University) "Title pending"
Wednesday, November 4 Conrad Miller (UC Berkeley) "Title pending"
Wednesday, November 11 Amanda Pallais (Harvard University) "Title pending"
Wednesday, November 18 Alan Manning (London School of Economics) "Title pending"
Wednesday, December 2 Ellora Derenoncourt (University of California Berkley) "Title pending"