College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural & Resource Economics

Seminars

All seminars are in room 3121, Symons Hall, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.,
unless otherwise noted.

2017
Jan 17 Charles Palmer- London School of Economics
Seminar: Was von Thünen Right? Cattle Intensification and Deforestation in Brazil
Jan 19 Derek Lemoine- University of Arizona
Seminar: The Climate Risk Premium: How Uncertainty Affects the Social Cost of Carbon
Jan 20 Yinchu Zhu-UC San Diego
Seminar: High-dimensional panel data with time heterogeneity: estimation and inference
Jan 24 Jisung Park-Harvard University
Seminar:Temperature, Test Scores, and Human Capital Production
Jan 26 Joshua Linn-Resources for the Future (RFF)
Seminar: How Much Do New Vehicle Consumers Value Fuel Economy and Performance? New Estimates and Implications for the Energy Efficiency Gap
Jan 27 Isla Globus-Harris-UC San Diego
Seminar: An Impossible Goal: When Trade Ratios Can’t Achieve No-Net-Loss
Jan 30 Matias Damian Cattaneo-University of Michigan
Seminar:Regression Discontinuity Designs Using Covariates
Feb 2 Robert Metcalfe-Imperial College London
Seminar: Too Much of a Good Thing? Using a Natural Field Experiment To Evaluate the Impact of Low-Income Energy Subsidies
Feb 3 Lutz Kilian-University of Michigan
Seminar: A General Approach to Recovering Market Expectations from Futures Prices with an Application to Crude Oil
Feb 8 Erich Battistin-University of London
Seminar: School Accountability, Score Manipulation and Economic Geography (The presentation will draw from results in the attached papers and ongoing work on the effects of school quality and score manipulation on house prices in England)
Feb 14 Rebecca Taylor- UC Berkeley
Seminar: Giving Plastic Bags the Sack: The Hidden Costs of Changing Behavior
Feb 15 Jing Li-Harvard University
*Seminar (Rescheduled, Room 0118 Symons Hall): Compatibility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market
Feb 24 Aaron Smith-Univ. of California - Davis
Seminar: Residential Building Codes Do Save Energy: Evidence From Hourly Smart-Meter Data
Mar 29 Emily Wang-University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Seminar: Obesity and Self Control: Evidence from Food Purchase Data
Abstract: Does obesity appear to be related to lack of commitment or self-control? We assess this question using a novel and unique dataset that links... See all details.
Apr 5 Eric Auerbach-UC Berkeley
*Seminar (Rescheduled): Identification and Estimation of Social Interaction Models using Network Data
Apr 19 Emily Breza-Harvard University
Seminar: Measuring the Equilibrium Impacts of Credit: Evidence from the Indian Microfinance Crisis
Apr 26 Morgan Hardy-New York University
Seminar:It Takes Two: Experimental Evidence on the Determinants of Technology Diffusion
Sep 7 Antonio Bento-University of Southern California
Seminar (Thursday*)-Avoiding Traffic Congestion Externalities? The Value of Urgency
Sep 13 Jevgenijs Steinbuks-World Bank
Seminar: Electricity Access Charges and Tariff Structure in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sep 20 Charles Sprenger-UC San Diego
Seminar:Procrastination in the Field: Evidence from Tax Filing
Oct 18 Marcel Fafchamps-Stanford University
Seminar: Can referral improve targeting? evidence from a vocational training experiment
Nov 8 Christophe Gouel-Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
Seminar:The Value of Public Information in Storable Commodity Markets: Application to the Soybean Market: Application to the Soybean Market
Nov 30 Lint Barrage-Brown University
Seminar-TBA
Dec 6 Michael Roberts-Univ. of Hawaii
Seminar:Variable Pricing and the Social Cost of Renewable Energy Imelda
Abstract:Although technological progress has lowered the cost of solar and wind to make renewable energy competitive with fossil fuels on a levelized-cost... See all details.
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