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Spring 2015 Seminar in Applied Economics


Organized by Prof. Yochanan Shachmurove

                       Tuesdays, 11:45am - 1:45pm, Room 5383

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
3- Feb John Geanakoplos Yale University "Financial Innovation, Collateral, and Investment"
10-Feb Joseph Shapiro Yale University "Why is Pollution from U.S. Manufacturing Declining? The Roles of Trade, Regulation, Productivity, and Preferences" co-author : Reed Walker
17-Feb Mark Rosenzweig Yale University "Risk, Insurance and Wages in General-Equilibrium"
24-Feb Giovanni Maggi Yale University (former Princeton) "Trade Disputes and Settlement"
3-Mar Oleg Itskhoki Princeton University "Optimal Development Policies with Financial Frictions” co-author: Ben Moll
10-Mar Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez Yale University "The Illiquidity of Water Markets"
17-Mar Kitamura, Yuichi Yale University "Nonparametric Analysis of Random Utility Models: Prediction" co-author: Joerg Stoye
24-Mar Petra Todd The University of Pennsylvania "Estimating a Coordination Game in the Clasroom",  co-author: K. Wolpin
31-Mar Elhanan Helpman Harvard University
8-April Spring Break   No Seminar
14-Apr Nobel Laureate Chris Sims Princeton University "Exiting from liquidity traps:  Keynes brought up to Date"
21-Apr Tony Smith Yale University "A Global Economy-Climate Model with High Regional Resolution"
28-Apr Costas Arkolaki Yale University "Universal Gravity" co-authors:Treb Allen and Yuta Takahashi
5-May Mitchell Kellman City College of CUNY "The Middle East Economies"
12-May Amanda E. Kowalski Yale University "Medicaid as an Investment in Children: What is the Long-Term Impact on Tax Receipts?" co-authors: David Brown and Ithai Lurie