Seminars

Week of February 22 2015

Date and Time Sponsor Speaker(s) Type Title Location
Mon, Feb 23, 1:30PM - 3:00PM Econ 315 Development Economics Workshop Marcel Fafchamps
FSI

Seminar Peer Effects in Computer Assisted Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

GSB Bldg P107
Mon, Feb 23, 3:30PM - 5:00PM Econ 310 Macroeconomics (joint with GSB) Edouard Schaal
New York University

Seminar Coordinating Business Cycles

Econ Bldg 351
Tue, Feb 24, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Macro Lunch Ufuk Akcigit
University of Pennsylvania

Seminar Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries

Econ Bldg 351
Tue, Feb 24, 1:30PM - 3:00PM Econ 341/343 Public and Environmental Economics Chris Walters
UC Berkeley

Seminar Evaluating Public Programs with Close Substitutes: The Case of Head Start
Evaluating Public Programs with Close Substitutes: The Case of Head Start
Econ Bldg 351
Wed, Feb 25, 1:30PM - 3:00PM Social Science and Technology Seminar Tarun Khanna (joint with Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury)
Harvard Business School

Seminar Ex ante Information Provision and Innovation: A Natural Experiment of Herbal Patent Prior Art Adoption at the USPTO and EPO

Gunn/SIEPR Bldg Room 320
Wed, Feb 25, 1:30PM - 3:00PM Econ 365 International Trade Workshop Kiminori Matsuyama
Northwestern University

Seminar Globalization and Synchronization of Innovation Cycles

Econ Bldg 351
Wed, Feb 25, 3:30PM - 5:00PM Econ 325 Social Science History Suresh Naidu
Columbia University

Seminar Start-up Nation? SlaveWealth and Entrepreneurship in Civil War Maryland

Econ Bldg 351
Wed, Feb 25, 3:30PM - 5:00PM Econ 370 Econometrics Ariel Pakes
Harvard University and NBER

Seminar Moment Inequalities for Multinomial Choice with Fixed Effects (**NOTE=Earlier starting time**)

Econ Bldg 139
Thu, Feb 26, 1:00PM - 2:00PM Applied Lunch Seminar Barbara Biasi


Seminar School Finance Equalization and Intergenerational Income Mobility. Does Equal Spending Lead to Equal Opportunities

Econ Bldg 351
Thu, Feb 26, 4:00PM - 5:30PM Econ 355 Industrial Organization and Regulation Stephanie Lee, Joe Orsini, Evan Mast
Stanford University

Seminar "Smartphone Adoption and its Implications on Digital Device Usage", "Targeted Advertising in Insurance Markets: Evidence from ACA Open Enrollment", "Premium Salience and Plan Design in Medicare Advantage"

Econ Bldg 139
Thu, Feb 26, 4:15PM - 5:45PM Econ 354 Law and Economics Robert Sitkoff
Harvard Law School

Seminar The Prudent Investor Rule and Market Risk: An Empirical Analysis

Law School 285
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