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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   Paper Title   Interview
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"   Interview
03-Feb-20 MON John Roemer   Yale University   "What is socialism today? Conceptions of a cooperative economy"    
11-Feb-20 TUES Wojciech Kopczuk   Columbia University   "Accounting for Business Income in Measuring Top Income Shares:
Integrated Accrual Approach Using Individual and Firm Data
from Norway"
18-Feb-20 TUES Stephen Jenkins   London School of Economics   "Better off? Distributional comparisons for ordinal data about personal well-being"   Interview
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-Mar-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"