Seminars

Empirical Microeconomics Workshop (formerly, PEW)

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First term

6 October 2020

13:00

Imran Rasul (UCL), How Do Workers and Firms Search and Match in Low-income Labour Markets? Evidence from a Six-Year Labor Market Experiment in Uganda (joint with Oriana Bandiera, Vittorio Bassi, Robin Burgess, Munshi Sulaiman and Anna Vitali ).

15 October 2020

17:00

Juliana Londoño-Velez (UCLA), Taxing Wealth in the Developing World: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Colombia.

22 October 2020

17:00

Diana Moreira (UC Davis), How Research Affects Policy: Experimental Evidence from 2150 Brazilian Municipalities.

12 November 2020

17:00

Felipe Valencia Caicedo (UBC), The Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War (joint with Ana Tur-Prats).

Third term

8 April 2021

17:00

Geoff Boeing (University of Southern California), Street Network Models and Indicators for Every Urban Area in the World .

15 April 2021

17:00

Matt Lowe (UBC), Religious Revival and Social Order .

22 April 2021

15:00

Fernando Ferreira (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Estimating Preferences for Neighborhood Amenities under Imperfect Information (joint with Maisy Wong).

29 April 2021

15:00

Cory Smith (Dartmouth College), Long-Run Agglomeration: Evidence from County Seat Wars (joint with Amrita Kulka).

6 May 2021

15:00

CANCELLED Chris Roth (The University of Warwick), Interregional Contact and National Identity (joint with Manuel Bagues).

10 June 2021

17:00

Vicky Fouka (Stanford University), Racial Diversity, Electoral Preferences, and the Supply of Policy: The Great Migration and Civil Rights (joint with Alvaro Calderon and Marco Tabellini).

17 June 2021

15:00

Edoardo Teso (Northwestern University), Politics At Work (joint with Emanuele Colonnelli and Valdemar Pinho Neto).

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