2017


Dec 6
Michael Roberts-Univ. of HawaiiSeminar:Variable Pricing and the Social Cost of Renewable EnergyDownload PaperVariable Pricing and the Social Cost of Renewable EnergyImelda, Matthias Fripp and Michael J. RobertsAbstract:Although technological progress has lowered the... See all details.
Nov 30 Lint Barrage-Brown UniversitySeminar (Thursday*)-Flood Risk Belief Heterogeneity and Coastal Home Price Dynamics: Going Under Water?” (joint with Laura Bakkensen)Download Paper
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 MarketDownload Paper
Oct 18 Marcel Fafchamps-Stanford UniversitySeminar: Can referral improve targeting? evidence from a vocational training experimentDownload Paper
Sep 20 Charles Sprenger-UC San DiegoSeminar:Procrastination in the Field: Evidence from Tax FilingDownload Paper
Sep 13 Jevgenijs Steinbuks-World BankSeminar: Electricity Access Charges and Tariff Structure in Sub-Saharan AfricaDownload Paper
Sep 7 Antonio Bento-University of Southern CaliforniaSeminar (Thursday*)-Avoiding Traffic Congestion Externalities? The Value of UrgencyDownload Paper
Apr 26 Morgan Hardy-New York UniversitySeminar:It Takes Two: Experimental Evidence on the Determinants of Technology DiffusionDownload Paper
Apr 19 Emily Breza-Harvard UniversitySeminar: Measuring the Equilibrium Impacts of Credit: Evidence from the Indian Microfinance CrisisDownload Paper
Apr 5 Eric Auerbach-UC Berkeley*Seminar (Rescheduled): Identification and Estimation of Social Interaction Models using Network DataDownload Paper

Mar 29
Emily Wang-University of Massachusetts-AmherstSeminar: Obesity and Self Control: Evidence from Food Purchase DataAbstract: 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.
Feb 24 Aaron Smith-Univ. of California - DavisSeminar: Residential Building Codes Do Save Energy: Evidence From Hourly Smart-Meter DataDownload Paper
Feb 15 Jing Li-Harvard University*Seminar (Rescheduled, Room 0118 Symons Hall): Compatibility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle MarketDownload Paper
Feb 14 Rebecca Taylor- UC BerkeleySeminar: Giving Plastic Bags the Sack: The Hidden Costs of Changing BehaviorDownload Paper
Feb 8 Erich Battistin-University of LondonSeminar: 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)Download PaperDownload Paper
Feb 3 Lutz Kilian-University of MichiganSeminar: A General Approach to Recovering Market Expectations from Futures Prices with an Application to Crude OilDownload Paper
Feb 2 Robert Metcalfe-Imperial College LondonSeminar: Too Much of a Good Thing? Using a Natural Field Experiment To Evaluate the Impact of Low-Income Energy Subsidies
Jan 30 Matias Damian Cattaneo-University of MichiganSeminar:Regression Discontinuity Designs Using CovariatesDownload Paper
Jan 27 Isla Globus-Harris-UC San DiegoSeminar: An Impossible Goal: When Trade Ratios Can’t Achieve No-Net-LossDownload Paper
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 24
Jisung Park-Harvard UniversitySeminar:Temperature, Test Scores, and Human Capital ProductionDownload Paper
Jan 20 Yinchu Zhu-UC San DiegoSeminar: High-dimensional panel data with time heterogeneity: estimation and inferenceDownload Paper
Jan 19 Derek Lemoine- University of ArizonaSeminar: The Climate Risk Premium: How Uncertainty Affects the Social Cost of CarbonDownload Paper
Jan 17 Charles Palmer- London School of EconomicsSeminar: Was von Thünen Right? Cattle Intensification and Deforestation in BrazilDownload Paper