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This workshop focuses on the application of core economic tools to address questions that are of interest to researchers and policymakers alike. It meets weekly on Mondays from 3:30 to 5 p.m., in Saieh Hall Room 146.

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Monday, October 7, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Nonparametric Estimates of Demand in the California Health Insurance Exchange
Alex Torgovitsky, University of Chicago
Monday, October 14, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Value of a Peer
Ulf Zölitz, University of Zurich
Monday, October 21, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Endowment Effect and Collateralized Loans
Gautam Rao, Harvard University
Monday, October 28, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Parental Support, Savings and Student Loan Repayment
Lance Lochner, University of Western Ontario
Monday, November 4, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Social Signaling and Childhood Immunization: A Field Experiment in Sierra Leone
Anne Karing, Princeton University
Monday, November 11, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Immigration, Innovation, and Growth
Thomas Chaney, Sciences Po
Monday, November 18, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Changes in Social Network Structure in Response to Exposure to Formal Credit Markets
Abhijit Banerjee, MIT
Monday, November 25, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wind of Change? Cultural Determinants of Maternal Labor Supply
Uta Schoenberg, University College London
Monday, December 2, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Goals and Gaps: Educational Careers of Immigrant Children
Michela Carlana, Harvard Kennedy School