Job Talk!
Thursday January 14 at 10:00, Lorenzo Casaburi, Stanford University
Title: Firm and Market Response to Saving Constraints: Evidence from the Kenyan Dairy Industry

Job Talk!
Thursday January 21 at 10:00, Piotr Denderski, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Title: A Model of Confounded Entrepreneurial Choice

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January 25 at 10:00, Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, University of Michigan
Title: Multinationals, Offshoring, and the Decline of U.S. Manufacturing

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Tuesday January 26 at 12:00, Benjamin Friedrich, Yale University
Title: Internal Labor Markets and the Competition for Managerial Talent

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Thursday January 28 at 10:00, Anders Jensen, LSE
Title: Employment Structure and the Rise of the Modern Tax System

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January 29 at 13:30, Christoph Boehm, University of Michigan
Title: Fiscal Policy and Durable Goods

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February 1 at 13:30, Emily Nix, Yale University
Title: Learning Spillovers in the Firm

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Tuesday February 2 at 13:30, Robert Gonzalez, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Title: Social Monitoring and Electoral Frauds: Evidence from a Spatial Regression Discontinuity Design in Afghanistan

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Thursday February 4 at 12:00, Kaspar Wuethrich, University of Bern
Title: A Comparison of Two Quantile Models with Endogeneity

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February 5 at 14:00, Murat Celik, University of Pennsylvania
Title: Does the Cream Always Rise to the Top? The Misallocation of Talent in Innovation

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Monday February 8 at 10:00, Tommaso Porzio, Yale University
Title: Distance to the Technology Frontier and the Allocation of Talent

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February 10 at 10:00, Pascual Restrepo, MIT
Title: Skill Mismatch and Structural Unemployment

Tuesday February 23 at 13:00, Torsten Persson, IIES
Title:  Who Becomes a Politician? (639 Kb)

Tuesday March 8 at 13:00, David Lagakos, University of California, San Diego
Title: "Urban-Rural Wage Gaps in Developing Countries: Spatial Misallocation or Efficient Sorting?"

Thursday March 10 at 15:00, Kjell Salvanes, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen

Title:  Intergenerational Mobility and the Timing of Parental Income (2907 Kb)

Tuesday March 15 at 13:00, Lori Beaman, Northwestern University
Title: TBA

Thursday March 17 at 15:00, Hélène Rey, London Business School
Title: "Financial Cycle with Heterogeneous Intermediaries"

Tuesday March 22 at 13:00, Vasco Carvalho, CREI
Title: "Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence From the Great East Japan Earthquake"

Tuesday April 5 at 13:00, Costas Meghir, Yale University
Title: TBA

Thursday April 7 at 15:00, Fabrizio Zilibotti, University of Zurich
Title: Networks in Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Great War of Africa

Tuesday April 12 at 13:00, Arizo Karimi, Uppsala University
Title:  Modern Family? Paternity Leave and Marital Stability (1323 Kb)

Thursday April 14 at 15:00, John Cochrane*, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Title: "New Approaches to Monetary Policy"
Venue: William-Olssonsalen, Geovetenskapens hus.

Tuesday April 19 at 13:00, Valerie Ramey, University of California, San Diego
Title: News Shocks in Open Economies: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

Thursday April 21 at 15:00, Jordi Galí*, CREI
Title: Insider-Outsider Labor Markets, Hysteresis and Monetary Policy
Venue: William-Olssonsalen, Geovetenskapens hus.

Tuesday April 26 at 13:00, Martina Björkman, Stockholm School of Economics
Title: TBA

Tuesday April 26 at 13:00, Jakob Svensson, IIES
Title: "Low Quality, Low Returns, Low Adoption: Evidence from the Market for Fertilizer and Hybrid Seed in Uganda"

Thursday April 28 at 15:00, Seema Jayachandran, Northwestern University
Title: Cash for Carbon: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Deforestation

Tuesday May 3 at 13:00, Matteo Bobba, Toulouse School of Economics
Title: "Learning About Oneself: The Effects of Signaling Academic Ability on School Choice"

Tuesday May 10 at 13:00, Olle Folke, Uppsala University
Title: "The Price of Promotion: Gender Differences in the Impact of Career Success on Divorce"

Thursday May 12 at 15:00, Raymond Guiteras, University of Maryland
Title: TBA

Thursday May 12 at 15:00, Torsten Persson, IIES
Title:  Democratic Values and Institutions (940 Kb)

Tuesday May 17 at 10:00 NB!, Vasiliki Fouka, Stanford University
Title: "Backlash: The Unintended Effects of Language Prohibition in US Schools after World War I"

Thursday May 19 at 15:00, Amanda Kowalski, Yale University
Title:  Doing More When You're Running LATE: Applying Marginal Treatment Effect Methods to Experiments (1026 Kb)

Thesis Defense!
Monday May 23 at 10:00, Audinga Baltrunaite, IIES
Title: Political Economics of Special Interests and Gender
Venue: DeGeersalen, Geovetenskapens hus
Opponent: Jordi Blanes-I-Vidal, LSE

Tuesday May 24 at 13:00, Jordi Blanes-I-Vidal, LSE
Title: The Effect of Police Response Time on Crime Detection

Thursday May 26 at 15:00, Jennifer La'O, Columbia University
Title: Financial Frictions in Production Networks

Tuesday May 31 at 13:00, Timo Boppart, IIES
Title: Labor supply in the past, present, and future: a balanced-growth perspective

Thursday June 2 at 15:00, Raj Chetty*, Stanford University
Title: The Impacts of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility
Venue: William-Olssonsalen, Geovetenskapens hus

Tuesday June 7 at 13:00, Zhen Huo, New York University
Title: TBA

Thursday June 9 at 15:00, Alessandro Pavan, Northwestern University
Title:  Differential Taxation and Occupational Choice (684 Kb)

Tuesday June 14 at 13:00, Frank Schilbach, MIT
Title: Alcohol and Self-Control: A Field Experiment in India

Thursday June 16 at 15:00, Manasi Deshpande, MIT
Title: Does Welfare Inhibit Success? The Long-Term Effects of Removing Low-Income Youth from Disability Insurance