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Fall 2018 Seminar in Applied Economics


                             Organized by Professor David A. Jaeger
                                         Twitter @DavidAJaeger
                           Tuesdays, 12:00pm - 1:30pm, Room 5383

Date Day Speaker Affiliation Title
28-Aug-18 TUES Professor David Jaeger CUNY Graduate Center and NBER "Shift-Share Instruments and Dynamic Adjustments:  The Case of Immigration"
04-Sep-18 TUES Professor Theodore Joyce and Daniel Dench Baruch College, CUNY Graduate Center, and NBER "Income, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Infant Health: A Comment"
11-Sep-18 TUES      
18-Sep-18 TUES      
25-Sep-18 TUES Professor Max Kasy Harvard University "Which Papers Do Get Published? Which Papers Should Get Published?"
02-Oct-18 TUES Professor Shqiponja Telhaj University of Sussex "Atheism and Economic Prosperity: The Long-Run Impact of a National Ban on Religions"
09-Oct-18 TUES Professor Jessica van Parys Hunter College, CUNY The Effects of Primary Care Physician (PCP) Practice Styles on Health Care Utilization and Outcomes: Evidence from Medicare Beneficiaries Affected by Physician Moves
16-Oct-18 TUES Professor Phil Orreopolous University of Toronto and NBER The Remarkable Unresponsiveness to Nudging College Students: Evidence from 10 Experiments over 4 Years
23-Oct-18 TUES Professor Johannes Haushofer Princeton University and NBER

Income Changes and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from Unconditional Cash Transfers in Kenya

30-Oct-18 TUES Professor Michael Dinerstein University of Chicago and NBER Allocation and Choice in Urban Education
06-Nov-18 TUES Professor Kiki Pop-Eleches Columbia University and NBER Parental Monitoring and Children’s Internet Use:  The Role of Information, Control, and Cues
13-Nov-18 TUES Professor Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham Yale School of Management Predictably Unequal? The Effects of Machine Learning on Credit Markets
20-Nov-18 TUES Agustin Indaco CUNY Graduate Center PhD student "From Twitter to GDP: Estimating Economic Activity from Social Media"
Time: 1 pm - 2:30 pm
Room: 9204
TUES Professor Joshua Angrist MIT and NBER Breaking Ties: Regression Discontinuity Design Meets Market Design
04-Dec-18 TUES Professor Leah Platt Boustan Princeton University and NBER The intergenerational effects of a large wealth shock: White southerners after the Civil War
11-Dec-18 TUES Professor George Borjas Harvard University and NBER Job Vacancies and Immigration:  Evidence from Pre- and Post-Mariel Miami