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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. This virtual seminar series meets weekly on Mondays 3:30-4:30pm.

To join the seminar, please use the link below.

Zoom Event Link

Dial in: 1-888-788-0099 (US Toll-free)

Meeting ID: 965 3242 6827

Password: 502179

All times listed below are Central Standard Time.


Monday, October 5, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Asian American Discrimination in Harvard Admissions

joint with Josh Kinsler and Tyler Ransom

Peter Arcidiacono, Duke University
Monday, October 12, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Scaling Up Agricultural Policy Interventions: Theory and Evidence from Uganda
Lauren Falcao Bergquist, University of Michigan
Monday, October 19, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Food Problem and the Aggregate Productivity Consequences of Climate Change
Ishan Nath, University of Chicago
Monday, October 26, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Measuring the Welfare Effects of Shame and Pride
Dmitry Taubinsky, University of California, Berkeley
Monday, November 2, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Human Capital Depreciation
Michael Dinerstein, University of Chicago
Monday, November 9, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Equilibrium in the Market for Public School Teachers: District Wage Strategies and Teacher Comparative Advantage
Chao Fu, University of Wisconsin
Monday, November 16, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Outside Options in the Labor Market
Sydnee Caldwell, University of California, Berkeley
Monday, November 23, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Task Requirements, Time Requirements, and the Gender Gap in Jobs and Pay
Chinhui Juhn, University of Houston
Monday, November 30, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Estimating Union Wage Spillovers: The Role of Bargaining and Emulation Effects
David Green, University of British Columbia
Monday, December 7, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Spillovers from Volunteer Employer Minimum Wages
Ellora Derenoncourt, University of California, Berkeley