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2018 Winter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
February 5, 2018 Ruben Enikolopov
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Social Media and Protest Participation: Evidence from Russia
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB C105
February 14, 2018 Pat Kline
UC Berkeley
Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
February 19, 2018 No Seminar (Presidient's Day)
3:30pm
February 26, 2018 Dan Bjorkegren
Brown (visiting Stanford University)
Competition in Network Industries: Evidence from Mobile Telecommunications in Rwanda
1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB C105
March 5, 2018 David Lagakos
UC San Diego
The Welfare Effects of Encouraging Rural-Urban Migration (with Mushfiq Mobarak and Michael Waugh)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB C105
March 14, 2018 David Atkin
MIT (visiting Stanford University)
Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
2018 Spring
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
April 2, 2018 Sam Bazzi
Boston University
Title 4/2/2018 TBA
1:30pm to 3:00pm

April 9, 2018 Clement Imbert
University of Warwick
Title 2/14/2018 TBA
1:30pm to 3:00pm

April 11, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
April 16, 2018 Adam Szeidl
CEU
Title 4/16/2018 TBA
1:30pm to 3:00pm

April 23, 2018 Robin Burgess
LSE
Title 4/23/2018 TBA
1:30pm to 3:00pm

April 30, 2018 Fabrizio Zilibotti
Yale University
Title 4/30/2018 TBA
1:30pm to 3:00pm

May 7, 2018 Michael Greenstone
University of Chicago
Title 2/14/2018 TBA
1:30pm to 3:00pm

May 16, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
May 21, 2018 Erica Field
Duke University
Title 5/21/2018 TBA
1:30pm to 3:00pm

May 28, 2018 NO SEMINAR (MEMORIAL DAY)
2:20pm
June 4, 2018 Title 6/4/2018 TBA
1:30pm to 3:00pm

June 13, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
2017 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
September 25, 2017 Gianmarco Leon
Univeristy Pompeu, Barcelona
Teacher Wages, Academic Achievement, and the Recruitment of Talent in Rural Peru Camila Alva
1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB E101
October 2, 2017 Francesco Trebbi
UBC (visiting Stanford University)
Factions in Nondemocracies: Theory and Evidence from the Chinese Communist Party
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB C102
October 16, 2017 Josh Blumenstock
UC Berkeley
Social Networks and Internal Migration
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB C105
October 23, 2017 Natalie Bau
Toronto
Bride Price and Female Education (with Nava Ashraf, Nathan Nunn, and Alessandra Voena)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB C105
October 30, 2017 Kelsey Jack
Tufts
Environmental externalities and free-riding in the household
1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB M105
November 6, 2017 Maria Micaela Sviatschi
Princeton University
Making a Narco: Childhood Exposure to Illegal Labor Markets and Criminal Life Paths
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB C105
November 27, 2017 Emanuele Colonelli
Stanford University
Corruption and Firms: Evidence from Randomized Audits in Brazil
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB M105
December 4, 2017 Supreet Kaur
UC Berkeley
Contracting Failures in the Village Economy
(Paper Link)
1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB C105
December 13, 2017 Sendhil Mullainathan
Harvard University
Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm

GSB B400
2017 Spring Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
April 3, 2017 Taryn Dinkelman
Dartmouth College
Labor Migration, Capital Accumulation, and the Structure of Rural Labor Markets (with Taryn Dinkelman, Grace Kumchulesi, and Martine Mariotti)
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB E101
April 10, 2017 Garance Genicot
Georgetown University
Asymmetry of Information within Family Networks (with Joachim De Weerdt and Alice Mesnard)
1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB M104
April 17, 2017 Rachel Giennerster
JPAL
Power vs Money: Alternative Approaches to Reducing Child Marriage in Bangladesh, a Randomized Control Trial
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB M104
April 24, 2017 Kaivan Munshi (visiting Stanford University)
Cambridge UK
Wealth, Marriage, and Sex Selection
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB E101
May 1, 2017 Nina Harari
Wharton University of Pennsylvania
Cities in Bad Shape: Urban Geometry in India
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB E101
May 8, 2017 Rohini Pande
Harvard KSG (visiting Stanford University)
E-governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB P102
May 15, 2017 Michael Callen
UCSD
Why Do Defaults Affect Behavior? Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan
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1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB P102
May 22, 2017 Alessandro Tarrozi
Pompeu Fabra
Knowing (Your) Well? An Evaluation of Alternative Strategies to Increase Demand for and Responses to Information on Arsenic-contaminated Tubewell Water in Sonargaon, Bangladesh
1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB E101
May 29, 2017 No Seminar (MEMORIAL DAY)
1:30pm to 3:00pm

June 5, 2017 Margherita Comola
Université Paris
Treatment Effect Accounting for Network Changes
1:30pm to 3:00pm

GSB E101