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Fall 2019 Seminar in Applied Economics


                    Organized by Professor Yochanan Shachmurove
                      Tuesdays, 12:00pm - 1:30pm, Room 5383

Date Day Speaker Affiliation Title
27-Aug-19 TUES Kareen Rozen Brown University "Relaxed Optimization"
03-Sep-19 TUES Konrad Menzel NYU "A Causal Bootstrap" (joint with Guido Imbens)
05-Sep-19 THURS
Jess Benhabib NYU "Optimal Positive Capital Taxes at Interior Steady States" (with B´alint Sz˝oke)
10-Sep-19 TUES Adam Pellillo La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA "The Effects of Georgia's Universal Health Coverage Program on Newly Insured Households" (with Maryam Naghsh Nejad)
17-Sep-19 TUES Robinson Reyes Florida International University, College of Business, Miami, FL "Tax Benefits, Peer Pressure and Corporate Inversions" (with Dr. Arun Upadhyay)
24-Sep-19 TUES Martin Rotemberg NYU "Brain vs. Brawn: Child Labor, Human Capital Investment, and the Role of Dynamic Complementarities"
15-Oct-19 TUES Kate Suslava Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA "Does the Stock Market Anticipate Events and Decisions of the United States Supreme Court in Corporate Cases?" (with Yehuda Davis and Suresh Govindaraj)
22-Oct-19 TUES Simon Lee Columbia University Identifying The Effect Of Persuasion
24-Oct-19 THURS
12:00 - 12:45 p.m
Room 8301
Shaoying Ma Graduate Center of CUNY

“Paid Sick Time Mandates and Worker Mobility in the U.S.”

24-Oct-19 THURS
12:45 - 1:30p.m
Room 8301
Daniel Dench Graduate Center of CUNY "Nudges versus incentives: a field experiment to
motivate students"
29-Oct-19 TUES Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman Graduate Center, CUNY "The Return of Regional Inequality"
05-Nov-19 TUES Hassan Afrouzi Columbia University "Sticky Prices, Rational Inattention, and Monetary Non-Neutrality"
12-Nov-19 TUES Michael Carlos Best Columbia University "Greener on the Other Side: Inequity and Tax Collection",joint work with François Gerard (Columbia), Evan Kresch (Oberline), Joana Naritomi (LSE), and Laura Zoratto (World Bank)
14-Nov-19 THURS
Room 8402
Ariel Robinstein Tel Aviv and NYU "Normative Equilibrium: The permissible and the forbidden as devices for bringing order to economic environments" joint with Michael Richter
TUES Lilia Maliar Graduate Center, CUNY “Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Computational Economists Any Time Soon?”​ (joint with Serguei Maliar and Pablo Winant) 
26-Nov-19 TUES Graciela Chichilnisky Columbia University “Quantum Theory and Behavioral Economics”
3-Dec-19 TUES  Sharon Traiberman NYU "Globalization, Trade Imbalances, and Labor Market Adjustment"