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Spring 2016 Seminar in Applied Economics


                                     Organized by Prof. David Jaeger
                           Tuesdays, 11:45am - 1:45pm, Room 5383

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
02-Feb Oren Shmuel CUNY Graduate Center
"Initial results examining the Equity Premium puzzle using Habit Formation and a non-Gaussian stock price movement"
09-Feb No Seminar  
16-Feb  Alice Zulkarnain CUNY Graduate Center "A Delayed Retirement Policy and Male Labor Supply: Evidence from the Entire Dutch Population”
23-Feb Hunt Allcott New York University (Econ) and NBER “The Welfare Effects of Nudges:
A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons”
01-Mar Joaquin Blaum Brown University and Princeton University "The Gains from Input Trade in Firm-Based Models of Importing"
08-Mar Benjamin Pugsley Federal Reserve Bank of New York "Demographic Origins of the Startup Deficit”
15-Mar Petra Moser New York University (Stern) and NBER "Effects of Copyrights on Science: Evidence from the WWII Book Replication Program”
22-Mar Boyan Jovanovic New York University (Econ) and NBER “Learning and Recombination”
29-Mar Rajeev Dehejia New York University (Wagner) and NBER "From Local to Global: External Validity in a Fertility Natural Experiment”
05-Apr Margaret McMillan Tufts University and NBER TBA
12-Apr Chris Flinn New York University (Econ) Search, Matching, and Training
19-Apr Nuria Rodriguez-Planas Queens College, CUNY
Social Norms, Gender, and Youth Smoking
Spring Break
03-May Sean Crockett
Baruch College, CUNY
Unravelling the Ellsberg Paradox-Paradox: Mapping Preference for Ambiguity

Carol Propper Imperial College London and Princeton University "Free to Choose?  Reform and Demand Response in the English National Health Service"
17-May Natalia Londono
Queens College, CUNY
"Transmission of Information within Transnational Social Networks: A Field Experiment"