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Spring 2020 Seminar in Applied Economics


                    Organized by Professor Miles Corak
                      Tuesdays, 12:00pm - 1:30pm, Room 5382

Date Day Speaker Affiliation Title
28-Jan-20 TUES Leah Boustan Princeton University "Economic and cultural effects of living in an ethnic enclave: Early 20th century evidence from the Industrial Removal Office"
03-Feb-20 MON John Roemer Yale University "What is socialism today?"
11-Feb-20 TUES Wojciech Kopczuk Columbia University "Saving effects of a real-life imperfectly implemented net wealth tax: Evidence from Norwegian micro data"
18-Feb-20 TUES Stephen Jenkins London School of Economics "Better off? Distributional comparisons for ordinal data about personal well-being"
25-Feb-20 TUES Chris Naubert and
Lilia Maliar
The Graduate Center, CUNY "TANK Models with Amplification and no Puzzles: The Magic of Output Stabilization and Capital"
03-Mar-20 TUES Ellora Derenoncourt University of California, Berkeley "Can you move to opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration"
10-Mar-20 TUES Owen Zidar Princeton University "Top Wealth in America: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich"
17-Oct-20 TUES Maria Rosales-Rueda Rutgers University "Social Interventions, Health and Wellbeing: The long-term and Intergenerational Effects of a School Construction Program"
24-Mar-20 TUES Michèle Lamont Harvard University

"American growing inequality and the production of narratives of hope"

31-Mar-20 TUES Sandra Black Columbia University To be determined
21-Apr-20 TUES Yonatan Berman London Mathematical Laboratory "The Long Run Evolution of Absolute Intergenerational Mobility"
29-Apr-20 WED Barbara Biasi Yale University To be determined
5-May-20 TUES Nishant Yonzan The Graduate Center, CUNY "State Capacity and Conflict: Evidence from Nepal's decade long Civil War"
12-May-20 TUES David Jaeger St. Andrew’s University / The Graduate Center, CUNY "The Demand for Interns"