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



Presentation Title


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

December 8 (Virtual)

John List

The Voltage Effect: How to Make Good Ideas Great and Great Ideas Scale

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University of Chicago

December 1 (Hybrid)

Vincent Pons

Electoral Turnovers and Country Performance: Evidence from 2,500 National Elections

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Harvard University

November 17 (Hybrid)

Nathan Miller

Rising Markups and the Role of Consumer Preferences

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Georgetown University

November 10 (Virtual)

Claudio Ferraz

Internet, Social Media, and the Behavior of Politicians: Evidence from Facebook in Brazil

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The University of British Columbia

November 1


Treb Allen

Volatility and the Gains from Trade

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Dartmouth University

October 27 (Virtual)

Karen Clay

Industrial Lead Emissions and Infant Mortality

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Carnegie Mellon University

October 20 (Hybrid)

Billy Pizer

Advances in the Social Cost of Carbon, with an emphasis on discounting

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Resources for the Future

October 13

Mushfiq Mobarak

The Productivity Consequences of Pollution-Induced Migration in China

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Yale University

October 6 (Hybrid)

Yan Chen

Virtual Teams in a Gig Economy

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University of Michigan

September 29 (Virtual)

Christian Vossler

Revisiting the gap between the willingness to pay and willingness to accept for public goods

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The University of Tennessee

Thursday, September 23 (Virtual)

Jim Stock

Policies for Decarbonizing Light Duty Vehicles

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Harvard University

September 15 (Hybrid)

Shoumitro Chatterje

Market Power and Spatial Competition in Rural India

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Penn State University

September 1 (3:30pm) (Hybrid)

Jhacova Williams

Historical Lynchings and the Contemporary Voting Behavior of Blacks

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April 21

Chris Woodruff

The Long-Run Effects of Cash Grants: The Sri Lanka Microenterprise Project after 10 years

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Oxford University

April 14

Rich Sweeney

Winds of Change: Technical Progress and Learning in Wind Power

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Boston College

April 7

Namrata Kala

Environmental Regulation, Regulatory Capacity, and Firm Size

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

March 31

Marina Agranov

Information Aggregation on Networks: an Experimental Study

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California Institute of Technology

March 24

Mar Reguant

The Distributional Implications of Real-Time Pricing

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Northwestern University

March 10

Ragan Petrie

Optimal Incentives to Give

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Texas A & M

March 3

Bertil Tungodden

Fairness Across the World: Preferences and Beliefs

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NHH Norwegian School of Economics

February 24

Kelsey Jack

Budget Neglect in Consumption Smoothing: A Field Experiment on Seasonal Hunger

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U. C. Santa Barbara

February 10

Reed Walker

Is Air Pollution Regulation Too Stringent?

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U. C. Berkeley

February 3 (3:30pm)

David Cooper

Managerial Leadership, Truth-Telling and Efficient Coordination

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Florida State University & University of East Anglia

January 27

Dean Yang

Abundance from Abroad: Migrant Income and Long-Run Economic Development

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University of Michigan