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



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February 8

Matthew Kotchen

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

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Yale University

December 7 (Hybrid)

Marco Castillo

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

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Texas A&M University

November 30 (Hybrid)

Ritam Chaurey

Implementation of Labor Laws and Informality

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Johns Hopkins University

November 16 (Hybrid)

Hoyt Bleakley

The Economic Effects of American Slavery: Tests at the Border

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University of Michigan

November 9 (Hybrid)

Steve Puller

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

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Texas A&M University

November 2 (Hybrid)

Molly Lipscomb

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

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University of Virginia 

October 26 (Hybrid)

Nancy Qian

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

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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

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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

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October 5 (Hybrid)

Jishnu Das

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

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Georgetown University

September 28 (Hybrid)

Kyle Hyndman

Late Payments in Procurement: A Theoretical and Experimental Investigation

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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

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Dartmouth University

September 7 (Virtual)

Christine Exley

The Gender Gap in Confidence: Expected But Not Accounted For

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Harvard Business School

August 31(Virtual)

Tavneet Suri

Universal Basic Income: Experimental Evidence from Kenya

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May 11 (3:30pm-Hybrid)

Jim Murphy

The Endogenous Formation of Common Pool Resource Coalitions

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University of Alaska Anchorage

May 4 (Hybrid)

Ashley Langer

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

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University of Arizona

April 27 (Virtual)

Dilip Mookherjee

Networks, Entrepreneurship and Structural Change: Evidence from China

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Boston University

April 20 (Virtual)

Ali Cheema

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

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

April 6


Nick Hagerty

Adaptation to Surface Water Scarcity in Irrigated Agriculture

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Montana State University

March 30 (Hybrid)

Belinda Archibong

Protest Matters: The Effects of Protests on Economic Redistribution

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Barnard College (Columbia University)

March 16 (Hybrid)

Matt Neidell

When Externalities Collide: Influenza and Pollution

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Columbia University

March 9 (Virtual)

Priya Mukherjee

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

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University of Wisconsin Madison

March 2 (Hybrid)

Paul Gertler

Why are firms slow to adopt profitable opportunities?

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UC Berkeley

February 23 (Hybrid)

Jean-Marc Bourgeon

Optimal Green Technology Adoption and Policy Implementation

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University of Paris-Saclay and Ecole Polytechnique

February 16 (Virtual)

Lise Vesterlund

Belief Elicitation and Behavioral Incentive Compatibility

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University of Pittsburgh

February 9 (Virtual)

Gary Charness

Improving Food Choices

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January  26 (Virtual)

Johanna Mollerstrom

A Meritocratic Origin of Egalitarian Behaviour

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George Mason University