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Research

Empirical Microeconomics Workshop (formerly, PEW)

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First term


27 September 2018:
Maia Güell (University of Edinburg), Income Contingent University Loans: Policy Design and an Application to Spain (joint with Antonio Cabrales, Rocio Madera and Analia Viola).
18 October 2018:
Frederic Robert-Nicoud (University of Geneva), Highways, Market Access, and Spatial Sorting (joint with Stephan Fretz and Raphaël Parchet).
25 October 2018:
Mauricio Drelichman (University of British Columbia in Vancouver), The Long Run Effects of the Spanish Inquisition.
8 November 2018:
Vernon Henderson (LSE), Building the City: Urban Transition and Institutional Frictions (joint with Tanner Regan, and Anthony J. Venables).
15 November 2018:
Pierre-Philippe Combes (CNRS - Universite de Lyon - ENS Lyon), A Random Forest Approach to Mining Historical Maps: Land Use in France from the Mid-18th Century (joint with Marie-Pierre De Bellefon, Gilles Duranton, Laurent Gobillon and Clément Gorin).
29 November 2018:
Laura Hospido (Banco de España), Pollution and Sick Leaves: Evidence from Social Security Data (joint with Felix Holub and Ulrich Wagner).
19 December 2018:
Eduardo Morales (Princeton University), Shift-Share Designs: Theory and Inference (joint with Rodrigo Adão and Michal Kolesár).
20 December 2018:
Kamran Bilir (University of Wisconsin - Madison), Knowledge Diffusion Through Networks (joint with Treb Allen and Chris Tonetti).

Second term


10 January 2019:
Gilles Duranton (University of Pennsylvania), Mobility and Congestion in Urban India (joint with Prottoy A. Akbar, Victor Couture and Adam Storeygard).
21 February 2019:
Jan Stuhler (UC3M), Kinship Correlations and Intergenerational Mobility (joint with Lola Collado and Ignacio Ortuño-Ortin).
28 February 2019:
Paula Bustos (CEMFI), Structural Transformation, Industrial Specialization, and Endogenous Growth (joint with Juan Manuel Castro Vincenzi, Joan Monras and Jacopo Ponticelli).
7 March 2019:
Luca Repetto (Uppsala University), Government Stability in Parliamentary Democracies (joint with Felipe Carozzi and Davide Cipullo).
21 March 2019:
Nick Tsivanidis (UC Berkeley and Dartmouth College), The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Urban Transit Infrastructure: Evidence from Bogotas TransMilenio.
28 March 2019:
Diego Puga (CEMFI), Calling from the Outside: The Role of Networks in Residential Mobility (joint with Konstantin Büchel, Elisabet Viladecans, and Maximilian von Ehrlich).

Third term


4 April 2019:
Janet Currie (Princeton University), Understanding Physician Decision Making: The Case of Depression (joint with W. Bentley Macleod).
25 April 2019:
Giorgio Topa (Federal Reserve Bank of New York), Job Seekers Perceptions and Employment Prospects: Heterogeneity, Duration Dependence and Bias (joint with Andreas I. Mueller and Johannes Spinnewijn).
7 May 2019:
Imran Rasul (University College London), Skills, Signals and Search in Low-income Labor Markets: Evidence from a Two-Sided Six-year Field Experiment (joint with Oriana Bandiera, Vittorio Bassi, Robin Burgess, Munshi Sulaiman and Anna Vitali).
16 May 2019:
Giulia Brancaccio (Princeton University), Geography, Search Frictions and Endogenous Trade Costs (joint with Myrto Kalouptsidi and Theodore Papageorgiou).
23 May 2019:
Pierre Andre Chiappori (Columbia University), Intertemporal Labor Supply and Intra-Household Commitment (joint with José Alberto Molina, José Ignacio Giménez-Nadal and Jorge Velilla).
6 June 2019:
Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago), Imperfect Competition, Compensating Differentials and Rent Sharing in the U.S. Labor Market.
13 June 2019:
Jérôme Adda (Bocconi University), There is More to Marriage than Love: The Effect of Legal Status and Cultural Distance on Intermarriages and Separations.

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