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The Development Lunch Seminars were operated with support from the Becker Friedman Institute and The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts.

This lunch met on Fridays from 12:30-1:30 pm in Seminar Room D at the Law School.

The March 9 seminar was held in Saieh Hall, Room 203.

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If you have any questions, please email Alex Carr.


Friday, January 12, 2018
The Legacy of the Missing Men: The Long-Run Impact of World War I on Female Labor Force Participation
Victor Gay, University of Chicago
Friday, January 19, 2018
The Inception of Capitalism Through the Lens of Firms
Krisztina Orban, University of Chicago
Friday, January 26, 2018
Matrix Completion Methods for Causal Panel Data Models
Guido Imbens, Stanford University
Friday, February 2, 2018
The Engel Curves of Noncooperative Households
Jesse Naidoo, University of Chicago
Friday, February 9, 2018
Selling Low and Buying High: Arbitrage and Local Price Effects in Kenyan Markets
Lauren Falcao Bergquist, University of Michigan
Friday, February 16, 2018
How Social Networks Shape Our Beliefs: A Natural Experiment Among Future French Politicians
Quoc-Ahn Do, Sciences Po
Friday, February 23, 2018
Frontier Culture: The Roots and Persistence of 'Rugged Individualism' in the United States
Samuel Bazzi, Boston University
Friday, March 2, 2018
Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance: Evidence from India
Marianne Bertrand, Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics and Willard Graham Faculty Scholar, Chicago Booth
Friday, March 9, 2018
Mobility restrictions and the spatial distribution of economic activity in the West Bank
Chiara Fratto
Department of Economics
Chiara Fratto, Ph.D. Student in Economics, University of Chicago