Seminars

Except where otherwise indicated, seminars will be held on Wednesdays from 12pm - 1:30 pm.

Date

Speaker

Presentation Title

University/Institution

November 4

Judd Kessler

The Gender Gap in Self-Promotion

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/98579022567?pwd=R0owek5kWVFPYnhOQzd4MHZVWlFCdz09

 the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

October 28

Rich Sweeney

Winds of Change: Technical Progress and Learning in Wind Power

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/91288224192?pwd=N3NRNUxqUEY1aHpRUng4a1UwSVB4dz09

Boston College

October 14

Nick Bloom

The Geography of New Technologies

Zoom Link:

Stanford University

October 7

Manasi Deshpande

Beyond Health: Non-Health Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/93197525786?pwd=V015eFB3N3Njd0ZhbVFMeTlRNExkZz09

University of Chicago

September 30

Chris Udry

Information, Market Access and Risk: Addressing Constraints to Agricultural Transformation in Northern Ghana

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/96898335492?pwd=VkhUTjhERGt5UnVDTzdMdm5LZWdnUT09

Northwestern University

September 16

Michael Carter

E-risking Agriculture for Development: The Impact of Drought-tolerant Seeds and Index Insurance in Mozambique and Tanzania

U.C. Davis

September 9

Shachar Kariv

Ever Since Allais and Ellsberg

U.C. Berkeley

Postponed

Abhijit Banerjee

 

MIT

Postponed

Jim Murphy

 

University of Alaska 

April 29

Edward Miguel

Twenty Year Economic Impacts of Deworming

UC Berkeley

Postponed 

Mike Abito

 

University of Pennsylvania

Postponed 

Michael Carter

 

UC Davis

Postponed

Manasi Deshpande

 

University of Chicago

Postponed 

Tatyana Deryugina

Pollution and Mortality in the United States: Evidence from 1972-1988” (joint with Julian Reif)

University of Illinois

March 25 online at noon

Gernot Wagner

Declining CO2 price paths aka The True Price of Carbon

Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/128441887

NYU

March 4

Andrew Goodman-Bacon

Who Benefits from Federal Welfare Spending? Evidence from the Introduction of Progressive Cost Sharing (with Matt Pesner)

Vanderbilt University

February 26

Jeffrey Carpenter

Choice Architecture to Improve Financial Decision Making

Middlebury College

February 5 *Wednesday

Maddie McKelway

Vicious and Virtuous Cycles: Self-Efficacy and Employment of Women in India

MIT

February 4 *Tuesday

Cory Smith

Land Concentration and Long-Run Development: Evidence from the Frontier United States

MIT

February 3 *Monday

Apoorv Gupta

Firm Heterogeneity, Demand for Quality and Prices: Evidence from India

Northwestern University

January 31 *Friday

Gianmarco Leon

How Effective Are Monetary Incentives to Vote? Evidence from a Nationwide Policy

U. Pompeu Fabra, Spain

January 27 * Monday

Eric Bahel

Strategic Resource Dependence with Learning-by-Doing in the Substitute

Virginia Tech

January 24 *Friday

Tor Tolhurst

Model-free Detection of a Speculative Asset Bubble: Evidence from the World Market for Superstar Wines

UC-Davis

January 23

*Thursday

Steve Cicala

Imperfect Markets versus Imperfect Regulation in U.S.Electricity Generation

University of Chicago

January 21 *Tuesday

Rebecca Epanchin-Niell 

Bioeconomic modeling for decision-support: optimizing early detection and control of invasive pests

Resource for Future

January 17 *Friday

Suanna Oh

Does Identity Affect Labor Supply?

Columbia University

January 16 *Thursday

Patrick Behrer

Earth, Wind, and Fire: The impact of anti-poverty efforts on Indian agriculture and air pollution

Harvard University

January 15 *Wednesday

Sharan Mamidipudi

Something To Complain About: How Minority Representatives Overcome Ethnic Differences

Harvard University

January 13

*Monday

 

John Spray

Search Externalities in Firm-to-Firm Trade

U. of Cambridge

January 10 

*Friday

Casey Wichman Do behavioral nudges interact with prevailing economic incentives? Pairing experimental and quasi-experimental evidence from water consumption Univ. of Chicago + RFF
January 9
*Thursday
Leah Palm

Experimental Evidence on Policy Approaches That Link Agricultural Subsidies to Water Quality Outcomes
 

Univ. of Delaware

To nominate or invite a speaker, please contact Neslihan Uler at neslihan@umd.edu or call 301-405-1273.