Seminars

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022 - 2023 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Except where otherwise indicated, seminars will be held on Wednesdays from 12pm - 1:30 pm in 3121 Symons Hall.

Date

Speaker

Presentation Title

University/Institution

February 8

Matthew Kotchen

On the Feasibility, Costs and Benefits of an Immediate Phaseout of Coal for U.S. Electricity Generation

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/95284159135?pwd=V2pJZ3lpbDBCTjlYRjl5cnFsNWdnQT09

Yale University

December 7 (Hybrid)

Marco Castillo

Incentivized Learning, Selective Attention and Durable Treatment Effects in Energy Usage

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/97667035346?pwd=cEpnNy94dXFEQXRmL0RlNjdvNkpMUT09

Texas A&M University

November 30 (Hybrid)

Ritam Chaurey

Implementation of Labor Laws and Informality

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/92201271710?pwd=VjhLbDZFYUsxMFZWZGNhSm84NzZwQT09

Johns Hopkins University

November 16 (Hybrid)

Hoyt Bleakley

The Economic Effects of American Slavery: Tests at the Border

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/96713709760?pwd=dzBuZjdVLy9jUXdON0ZEM3k0blBqdz09

University of Michigan

November 9 (Hybrid)

Steve Puller

Transportation as a Barrier to Education Access: Evidence from Chicago Public Schools

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/93404050399?pwd=SVNITkdnWW5lYmxMZkZKZW9FOHN2Zz09

Texas A&M University

November 2 (Hybrid)

Molly Lipscomb

How important are investment non-convexities for development? Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/96776941416?pwd=N052OHhWZ1VwOUtMSFFCT3lLN2pYdz09

University of Virginia 

October 26 (Hybrid)

Nancy Qian

The Impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act on the U.S. Economy

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/94002647690?pwd=TUxHTllGaFdRdWJWU2pxZGVmL2RPdz09

Northwestern University

October 19 (Hybrid)

Mario Macis

Is the price right? The role of morals, ideology, and tradeoff thinking in explaining reactions to price surges

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/93511282438?pwd=ZXdoMndJazlBR3Z6OWtsM3M5b0lBdz09

John Hopkins University

*Monday-October 17 (Hybrid)

Edward Okeke

When a Doctor Falls from the Sky: The Impact of Easing Doctor Supply Constraints on Mortality

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/97074567615?pwd=elY3M2YwNDJrUEh2OFd3RFo0bm5Cdz09

RAND

October 5 (Hybrid)

Jishnu Das

Randomized Regulation: The impact of minimum quality standards on health markets

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/99930572456?pwd=Z0l0UngxYlhtYkpVWHd0Qmw0TnBiQT09

Georgetown University

September 28 (Hybrid)

Kyle Hyndman

Late Payments in Procurement: A Theoretical and Experimental Investigation

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/94746636127?pwd=My9EbXJQZlR3OWJkNDUxbEQvVCswQT09

University of Texas at Dallas

September 14 (Hybrid)

Paul Novosad

The Long-Run Development Impacts of Agricultural Productivity Gains: Evidence from Irrigation Canals in India

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/95806186614?pwd=aVZ2UWFROWhWYytTS3hoczNyWjI4UT09

Dartmouth University

September 7 (Virtual)

Christine Exley

The Gender Gap in Confidence: Expected But Not Accounted For

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/96809587345?pwd=NVh6YzFybXhweXJ2azN4WWV0TW1KUT09

Harvard Business School

August 31(Virtual)

Tavneet Suri

Universal Basic Income: Experimental Evidence from Kenya

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/91028397883?pwd=WXNRSzZMZ3Z3NVF6czB1eEpraU9Mdz09

 

MIT

May 11 (3:30pm-Hybrid)

Jim Murphy

The Endogenous Formation of Common Pool Resource Coalitions

Zoom Link:https://umd.zoom.us/j/97610924358?pwd=YlJmRWZKSy9zcFFiZEpZL2ZWL215Zz09

University of Alaska Anchorage

May 4 (Hybrid)

Ashley Langer

Policy Uncertainty in the Market for Coal Electricity: The Case of Air Toxics Standards

Zoom Link:https://umd.zoom.us/j/97602879038?pwd=ekNBaGNiN1FsWkwya3VtWjhMY2hvUT09

University of Arizona

April 27 (Virtual)

Dilip Mookherjee

Networks, Entrepreneurship and Structural Change: Evidence from China

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/91853061211?pwd=V2VZd3FYeXNMelhzbG5aUlFqYkhldz09

Boston University

April 20 (Virtual)

Ali Cheema

Making Police Officers Responsive to Women in Gender Segregated Societies: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

Zoom Link:https://umd.zoom.us/j/95321418134?pwd=dmNwL0pVYXpqbmpDT29XZERacUJUZz09

Lahore University of Management Sciences and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives

April 6

(Hybrid)

Nick Hagerty

Adaptation to Surface Water Scarcity in Irrigated Agriculture

Zoom Link:https://umd.zoom.us/j/92184349511?pwd=SWprZGxVU2w5NHZmTDZSQ3k3cmdXZz09

Montana State University

March 30 (Hybrid)

Belinda Archibong

Protest Matters: The Effects of Protests on Economic Redistribution

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/99985291347?pwd=eS9leHdUMU9qNEUrVGovNDZIeWFvUT09

Barnard College (Columbia University)

March 16 (Hybrid)

Matt Neidell

When Externalities Collide: Influenza and Pollution

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/99508951606?pwd=MDZlb1lRTEZaazlVd2tCckk2bmxiUT09

Columbia University

March 9 (Virtual)

Priya Mukherjee

Political Accountability for Populist Policies: Lessons from the World's Largest Democracy

Zoom Link:  https://umd.zoom.us/j/97854753704?pwd=aFVjbEV2OE9HV01tZkdHMnhZVzBFZz09

University of Wisconsin Madison

March 2 (Hybrid)

Paul Gertler

Why are firms slow to adopt profitable opportunities?

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/94992800257?pwd=SjR1K3BOZy9JVnhva1pTenp3SXhmQT09

UC Berkeley

February 23 (Hybrid)

Jean-Marc Bourgeon

Optimal Green Technology Adoption and Policy Implementation

Zoom Link: https://umd.zoom.us/j/93268801126?pwd=M0FHOGJCUWRrQlBQOVkyZUg3NGhxUT09

University of Paris-Saclay and Ecole Polytechnique

February 16 (Virtual)

Lise Vesterlund

Belief Elicitation and Behavioral Incentive Compatibility

Zoom Link:https://umd.zoom.us/j/94213148595?pwd=T2xYL3NzK1JpYWkrNUF5bnB0d0NIZz09

University of Pittsburgh

February 9 (Virtual)

Gary Charness

Improving Food Choices

Zoom Link:https://umd.zoom.us/j/94007177803?pwd=V2xlZWlNb3dpNjZZTVlzM0NTS0l0QT09

UCSB

January  26 (Virtual)

Johanna Mollerstrom

A Meritocratic Origin of Egalitarian Behaviour

Zoom Link:https://umd.zoom.us/j/91886176234?pwd=NE5FU2QzRFl3K01YdjJXK21CaUNydz09

George Mason University