Seminars & Events
 

GEM Seminar Series

 

The UCLA Anderson Global Economics and Management Area seminars are held on Thursdays at 12:00 pm to 1:30 p.m. at the UCLA Anderson School of Management (unless otherwise noted) . Below is the calendar of upcoming events, a copy of the paper being presented (if available to the public) and a link to the speaker's website when you click on their name. If you have any questions about upcoming events or would like more information about schedule availability of a speaker please e-mail gem.admin@anderson.ucla.edu.

Date & Time Title & University Speaker Location

October 3, 2019:

11am-12:30pm

Assistant Professor

Haas School of Business

Guo Xu Gold Hall, B312

October 24, 2019:

11am-12:30pm

Assistant Professor

Frankfurt/Brown University

Devesh Rustagi Gold Hall, B312

October 31, 2019:

11am-12:30pm

Assistant Professor

Harvard Business School

Marco Tabellini Gold Hall, B312

November 7, 2019:

11am-12:30pm

Professor

Simon Fraser University

Krishna Pendakur Gold Hall, B312

November 21, 2019:

11am-12:30pm

Professor

Kellogg School of Management

Carola Frydman Gold Hall, B312
Date Title Speaker
May 23, 2019 The Incidence of Public Subsidies to Private Hospitals under Weak Governance: Evidence from India

Pascaline Dupas

Stanford University

May 16, 2019 Does Workplace Competition Increase Labor Supply? Evidence from a Field Experiment

Amalia Miller

University of Virginia

May 2, 2019 From Weber to Kafka: Political Instability and the Overproduction of Law

Massimo Morelli

Bocconi University

April 18, 2019 The Strength of Weak Ties: Indirect Exposure to Colonial Education and Intergenerational Mobility in Benin

Leonard Wantchekon

Princeton University

April 11, 2019 Economic Incentives, Home Production and Gender Identity Norms

Andrea Ichino

European University Institute

April 10, 2019 Incentives and the Allocations of Authority in Organizations: A Field with Bureaucrats

Oriana Bandiera

London School of Economics

April 4, 2019 Skills, Signals and Search in Low-Income Labor Markets: Evidence from a Six-Year Field Experiment in Uganda

Imran Rasul

University College London

February 28, 2019 Import Exposure and Skill Content: Plant-Level Evidence from the U.S.

Mina Kim

Wisconsin University

February 14, 2019 (In)attention to the Costs of Homeownership: Evidence from the Residential Real Estate Market

Leila Bengali

Yale University

January 17, 2019 The Welfare Effects of Social Media

Matthew Gentzkow

Stanford University

December 6, 2018 Wages and the Value of Nonemployment

Simon Jäger

MIT

November 29, 2018 The Institutional Foundations of Religious Politics: Evidence from Indonesia

Sam Bazzi

Boston University

October 18, 2018

Jonas Hjort

Columbia University

October 11, 2018 

Decio Coviello

HEC Montreal

June 7, 2018 Social Norms, Labor Market Opportunities, and the Marriage Gap for Skilled Women (joint with Public Policy and Social Sciences)

Claudia Olivetti

Boston College

May 31, 2018 Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa (joint with Public Policy and Social Sciences)

James Robinson

University of Chicago

May 17, 2018 Gender Difference in the Choice of Major: The Importance of Female Role Models

Danilla Serra

Southern Methodist University

May 16, 2018 Trade Shocks and the Provision of Local Public Goods (joint with Forecast)

Leo Feler

Boston Consulting Group

May 10, 2018 Worker History and Labor Markets: The Role of Costly Information (joint with Forecast)

Irina Zotova

UCLA Anderson School of Management

May 3, 2018 Gender Differences in Politician Persistence (joint with Public Policy and Social Sciences)

Melanie Wasserman

UCLA Anderson School of Management

Apr. 11, 2018 Inequality Around the World: Evidence and Implications (joint with Economics, Public Policy and Social Sciences and California Center for Population Research)

Emmanuel Saez

UC Berkeley

March 15, 2018 Kinship Systems, Cooperation, and the Evolution of Culture (joint with Behavioral Decision Making Group)

Ben Enke

Harvard University

March 8, 2018 Long-Lasting Effects of Propaganda on Financial Risk-Taking (joint with UCLA Anderson Finance and Behavioral Decision Making)

Ulrike Malmendier

UC Berkeley

March 1, 2018 The Mommy Effect: Do Women Anticipate the Effect of Motherhood on Employment and Preferences?

Jessica Pan

National University of Singapore

Feb. 8, 2018 Tax-Exempt Lobbying (with Marianne Bertrand, Raymond Fisman, and Francesco Trebbi)

Matilde Bombardini

University of British Columbia

Feb. 1, 2018 Regressive Sin Taxes, with an Application to the Optimal Soda Tax

Hunt Allcott

New York University

Jan. 18, 2018 The Impact of Mandated Maternity Benefits on the Gender Differential in Promotions: Examining the Role of Adverse Selection

Mallika Thomas

Cornell University

Dec. 7, 2017 Serenity Now, Save Later? New Field Evidence on Retirement Savings Puzzles

Saurabh Bhargava

Carnegie Mellon University

Nov. 30, 2017 Swords into Bank Shares: Finance, Conflict, and Political Reform in Meiji Japan

Kris Mitchener

Santa Clara University

Nov. 9, 2017 The Entertaining Way to Behavioral Change

Eliana La Ferrara

Bocconi University

Oct. 26, 2017 Making Policies Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises

Francesco Trebbi

University of British Columbia

Oct. 19, 2017 How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Incentive Effects of Horizontal and Vertical Inequality

Zoe Cullen

Harvard University

Oct. 12, 2017 Austerity and the Rise of the Nazi Party

Chris Meissner

UC Davis

Oct. 5, 2017 Commuting, Migration and Local Employment Elasticities

Ferdinando Monte

Georgetown University

Sept. 28, 2017 Bombs, Broadcasts, and High Treason: Opposition to the Nazi Regime in Germany during World War II

Joachim Voth

University of Zurich