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Fall 2016 Seminar in Applied Economics


                                     Organized by Prof. David Jaeger
                           Tuesdays, 11:45am - 1:45pm, Room 5382

Date Day Speaker Affiliation Title
30-Aug-16 TUES David Jaeger
& Ted Joyce
The Baby Has No Clothes:
On the Questionable Association Between Reality TV and Teenage Childbearing
6-Sep-16 TUES Gowun Park CUNY Graduate Center Unpacking wage inequality in the United States
13-Sep-16 TUES Johanna Francis Fordham University Unemployment and Gross Credit Flows in a New Keynesian Framework
20-Sep-16 TUES Thomas Hauner CUNY Graduate Center A Network Model of Wealth Inequality and Financial Instability 
27-Sep-16 TUES Mary Amiti Federal Reserve Bank of New York International Shocks and Domestic Prices: How Large Are Strategic Complementarities
4-Oct-16 TUES No Seminar    
11-Oct-16 TUES No Seminar    
14-Oct-16 FRI Morgan Williams CUNY Graduate Center Gun Violence in Black and White: Evidence from Policy Reform in Missouri
18-Oct-16 TUES Lars Ljungqvist Stockholm School of Economics and NYU The Fundamental Surplus
25-Oct-16 TUES Eric Verhoogen Columbia University and NBER Using Exchange Rates to Estimate Production Functions
1-Nov-16 TUES Ben Hansen University of Oregon, NY Crime Lab, and NBER The Legal Market for Recreational Marijuana: Evidence on Tax Incidence, Elasticities and Deadweight loss from Washington State
8-Nov-16 TUES Hilary Hoynes University of California, Berkeley and NBER
15-Nov-16 TUES
Chinhui Juhn
University of Houston and NBER The Quantity-Quality Trade-off and the Formation of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills
22-Nov-16 TUES Tim Roeper CUNY Graduate Center

Measuring College Access and Its Effect on Economic Opportunity for Low-Income Youth

29-Nov-16 TUES Raul Segura CUNY Graduate Center The Impact of Terrorism on Mental Health and Substance Use: Evidence from the Boston Marathon Bombings
6-Dec-16 TUES Anna Arakelyan CUNY Graduate Center Who Influences Your Wealth? The Effect of Culture and Ethnic Origin, Neighborhood and Peers on Personal Income: Spatial Econometric Analysis of New York City