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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"
Natalia Londono
Queens College, CUNY
"Transmission of Information within Transnational Social Networks: A Field Experiment"