Wednesday January 18 at 10:00, Guo Xu, London School of Economics
Title: "The Costs of Patronage: Evidence from the British Empire"

Thursday January 19 at 15:00, Jack Willis, Harvard University
Title: "Time vs. State in Insurance: Experimental Evidence from Contract Farming in Kenya"
(with Lorenzo Casaburi)

Monday January 23 at 12:30, Arianna Ornaghi, MIT
Title: "Civil Service Reforms: Evidence from U.S. Police Departments"

Tuesday January 24 at 10:00, Alexey Gorn, Bocconi University
Title: "The Role of Headhunters in Wage Inequality: It's All about Matching"

Friday January 27 at 10:00, Andreas Gulyas, University of California, Los Angeles
Title: "Identifying Labor Market Sorting with Firm Dynamics"

Monday January 30 at 10:00, Barbara Biasi, Stanford University
Title: "Unions, Salaries, and the Market for Teachers: Evidence from Wisconsin"

Friday February 3 at 10:00, Abhijeet Singh, University of Oxford
Title: "Learning More With Every Year: School Year Productivity and International Learning Divergence"

Tuesday February 7 at 12:30, Wei Huang, Harvard University
Title: "Fertility Restrictions and Life Cycle Outcomes: Evidence from the One Child Policy in China"

Wednesday February 8 at 14:00, Elisa Giannone, University of Chicago
Title: "Skilled-Biased Technical Change and Regional Convergence"

Thursday February 9 at 14:00, Mitch Downey, University of California, San Diego
Title: " Losers Go to Jail: Congressional Elections and Union Officer Prosecutions (797 Kb)

Monday February 13 at 10:00, Neele Balke, University College London
Title: " The Employment Cost of Sovereign Default (594 Kb)