Fall 2015 Seminar Schedule

Wednesdays at 4:15 PM
Room 422, Public Affairs Center

Visitors: Driving directions and a campus map are available.

Date Speaker Title

September 23        

Norma Padron (The New York Academy of Medicine)                

"The Effects of Teenage Childbearing on Adults Soft Skills Development"

September 30

Gary Lyn (Univeristy of Massachusetts, Lowell)

"External Economics and International Trade:A Quantitative Framework"

October 7 Hunt Allcott (NYU)

"The Welfare Effects of Nudges: A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons"

October 21 Sangah Lee (Wesleyan Visiting Professor) "Knowing Your Students: The Effect of an Advisor-Advisee Network on Academic Publications."
October 28 Erick Gong (Middlebury College)
"Mental Accounting and Mobile Banking: Can labeling an M-PESA account increase savings?"

Friday-November 6

Hilary Hoynes (UC Berkeley) "Effective Policy for Reducing Inequality? The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Distribution of Income"
November 18 Kanda Naknoi (UCONN)  "Exchange Rates, Borrowing Costs and Exports: Firm-Level Evidence"
December 2 Nazire Ozkan (Wesleyan Visiting Professor) "Forecasting of State and Local Government Budgets: Exploiting Mixed Frequency and Cross-Border Data"
POSTPONED  Book Club Discussion - "The New Geography of Jobs" by Enrico Moretti