GEM Seminar

In International Political Economy Seminar

Seminars will be held on Thursdays from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM at the Anderson School. For questions regarding the seminar, please send an email to seminar organizer, Leonardo Bursztyn.

For an appointment with a seminar speaker, email Cynthia Rueda


Fall 2013

Date

Room

Speaker

Institution

Presentation Title

Oct. 03

D307

Hoyt Bleakley

University of Chicago

Up from Poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth

Oct. 10

D307

Michael Callen

UCLA

The Political Economy of Public Employee Absence: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

Oct. 17

D307

Andrei Levchenko

University of Michigan

The Evolution of Comparative Advantage

Oct. 24

D307

Jean-Paul Carvalho

UC Irvine

Coordination and Culture

Oct. 31

D307

Miguel Urquiola

Columbia University

The Big Sort: College Reputation and Labor Market Outcomes

Nov. 07

D307

Tim Van Zandt

INSEAD

Trading Off Flexibility in Health Insurance

Nov. 21

D307

Filipe Campante

Harvard University

Does Religion Affect Economic Growth and Happiness? Evidence from Ramadan

Dec. 05

D307

Enrico Moretti

UC Berkeley

City Growth and Aggregate Growth


Winter 2014

Date

Room

Speaker Institution Presentation Title

Jan. 30

C303

Gordon Hanson UC San Diego The Dynamics of Comparative Advantage

Feb. 11

A202

Shang-Jin Wei Columbia University One Fundamental and Two Taxes: When Does a Tobin Tax (Not) Reduce Financial Price Volatility?

Feb. 20 11:30 am

 

A301

Ernesto Dal Bó UC Berkeley The Demand for Bad Policy When Voters Underappreciate Equilibrium Effects

Feb. 27 11:30 am

A301

Davide Cantoni Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Curriculum and Ideology

Mar. 06

A202

Ray Fisman Columbia University The Social Costs of Political Connections

Mar. 13

A202

Ruben Durante Sciences Po (visiting Yale University) TBA Cancelled


Spring 2014

Date

Room

Speaker Institution Presentation Title

Apr. 10

D307

Ed Leamer UCLA S‐values: Conventional measures of the sturdiness of regression coefficients

Apr. 17

D307

Chad Syverson University of Chicago Healthcare Exceptionalism? Productivity and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

Apr. 24

D307

David Hemous INSEAD The Rise of the Machines: Automation, Horizontal Technology and Income Inequality

Apr. 28

*Monday

D313

Alberto Alesina Harvard University TBA

May 08

D307

David Dorn CEMFI Trade Adjustment: Worker Level Evidence

May 22

D307

Thomas Fujiwara Princeton University TBA

May 29

D307

Abhijit V. Banerjee MIT TBA

 

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