GEM Seminar

 

Seminar Series

Seminars will be held on Thursdays from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (unless otherwise noted*) at the UCLA Anderson School. Check the calendar for upcoming events and relevant updates. Click on the seminar title for a copy of the paper being presented.

Seminars & Events

Date Title Speaker Location
March 23, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:20 pm
Money and Politics: Estimating the Effects of Campaign Spending Limits on Political Entry and Selection
(joint with Public Policy)
Frederico Finan
UC Berkeley
UCLA Anderson
Cornell Hall
D307
April 6, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:20 pm
TBA
(joint with Public Policy)
Gautam Rao
Harvard University
Luskin School of Public Affairs
PA 4371
April 13, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:20 pm
E-governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India
(joint with Public Policy)
Rohini Pande
Harvard University
UCLA Anderson 
Cornell Hall 
D307
April 20, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:20 pm
The Value of Medicaid: Evidence and Interpretation from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
(joint with Public Policy and Economics)
Amy Finkelstein
MIT
TBA
April 27, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
TBA James Andreoni
UC San Diego
UCLA Anderson
Cornell Hall
D307
May 18, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:20 pm
Measuring polarization in high-dimensional data: Method and application to Congressional speech
(joint with Public Policy and Economics)
Jesse Shapiro
Brown University
UCLA Anderson
Cornell Hall
D307
Date Title Speaker Institution
February 2, 2017 Money and Velocity During Financial Crises: From the Great Depression to the Great Recession Michael Bordo Rutgers University
January 26, 2017 All Along the Watchtower: Linear Defenses and the Introduction of Serfdom in Russia Andrea Matranga New Economic School, Moscow
January 12, 2017 East-Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Sorting Stephan Heblich University of Bristol

November 10, 2016

Within-Chain Price Rigidity in US Retail (with Matthew Gentzkow)

Stefano DellaVigna  UC Berkeley
October 27, 2016 Long-Range Growth: Economic Development in the Global Network of Air Links Filipe Campante  Harvard University
September 29, 2016 Migrants, Ancestors, and Foreign Investments Tarek Hassan  University of Chicago
 

For questions about the seminar or to make an appointment with a seminar speaker, please contact:

Seminar Organizer (Questions)
Nico Voigtlaender, Assistant Professor 
Entrepreneurs Hall, C511
Email: nico.voigtlaender@anderson.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-794-6382

Seminar Coordinator (Appointments) 
Patrisha Reyes, Faculty Support Staff
Cornell Hall, D513
Email: patrisha.reyes@anderson.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-825-2507
Fax: 310-825-1581
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm