Seminars by Field

Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Domestic Programs Seminars

Economics Seminars

Experimental & Theory Seminars

International Seminars

Labor Seminars

Health Seminars

 

Spring 2016

Jan Brueckner (University of California, Irvine)
Friday, April 15, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Domestic)
Title: TBA

Gilles Duranton (Wharton)
Friday, April 1, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Domestic)
Title: The Misallocation of Land and Other Factors of Production in India

John Roemer (Yale University)
Friday, February 26, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Econ)
Title: How We Do And Could Cooperate: A Kantian Approach

Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford University)
Friday, March 4, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Econ)
Title: Gender and Agency within the Household: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

Stephen Turnovsky (University of Washington)
Friday, April 22, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Econ)
Title: TBA

Daniel Friedman (The University of California, Santa Cruz)
Friday, February 19, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Experimental)
Title: Emergence of Networks and Market Institutions in a Large Virtual Economy

Ryan Oprea (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Friday, March 25, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Experimental)
Title: Do Wealth Dynamics Eliminate Bad Beliefs?  A Test of the Market Selection Hypothesis

Stephen Morris (Princeton University) (CV of Stephen Morris)
Friday, April 8, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (International)
Title: Illiquidity Component of Credit Risk (joint with Hyun Song Shin)
Susan Dynarski (University of Michigan)
Thursday, April 14, 1:30 - 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Dan E. Sweat Lecture Series)
Title: Three Myths About Student Loans
Mark Anderson (Montana State University)
Friday, February 26, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Health)
Title: As the Wind Blows: The Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution on Mortality

Fall 2015

Matthew Turner (Brown University)
Monday, October 5, 10:00 - 11:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Domestic)
Title: Subways and Urban Growth: Evidence from Earth

Jacqueline Oliveira (Clemson)
Friday, October 16, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 720 (Domestic)
Title: Migration, Roads and Labor Market Integration: Evidence from a Planned Capital City

B. Andrew Chupp (Georgia Tech)
Friday, November 6, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Domestic)
Title: The Market for Sulfur Dioxide Allowances: What Have We Learned from the Grand Policy Experiment?

Carlos Lamarche (University of Kentucky)
Friday, August 28, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Econ)
Title: Sparsity-Based Estimation of a Panel Quantile Count Data Model with Applications to Big Data

Bindeshwar Pathak (Founder of Sulabh Social Services International)
Wednesday, September 30, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Econ)
Title: TBA

Ronald Oaxaca (The University of Arizona)
Friday, November 13, 3:15 - 4:45 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Experimental)
Title: Gender Wage Gaps and Risky vs. Secure Employment: An Experimental Analysis
Jonathan Eaton  (Brown University)
Friday, October 2, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (International)
Title: Trade and the Global Recession
Nikolas Mittag (CERGE)
Friday, September 18, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Labor)
Title: Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net (with Bruce Meyer)

Ozkan Eren (Louisiana State University)
Friday, October 23, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750(Labor)
Title: Emotional Judges and Unlikely Juveniles

Gary Solon (University of Arizona)
Wednesday, November 11th, 9:30-12:00 am AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749/750 (W.J. Usery Distinguished Lecture)
Title: Intergenerational Income Mobility: What Have We Learned from More Than Thirty Years of Research?

Victor Chernozhukov (MIT)
Monday, August 31, 10:30 - 12:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 720 (Health)
Title: Mostly Dangerous Econometrics: How to Do Model Selection with Inference in Mind?

Scott Barkowski (Clemson University)
Monday, September 28, 10:30 - noon, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Health)
Title: The Effect of Specialist Cost Information on Primary Care Physician Referral Patterns

James Cox (Georgia State University)
Monday, October 12, 10:30 - noon, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Health)
Title: Higher Quality and Lower Cost from Improving Hospital Discharge Decision Making

Don Kenkel (Cornell University)
Monday, October 26, 10:30 - noon, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: TBA

Jeffrey Clemens (University of California at San Diego)
Friday, October 30, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Health)
Title: The Anatomy of Physician Payments: Contracting Subject to Complexity

Vjollca Sadiraj (Georgia State University)
Monday, November 2, 10:30 - noon, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Health)
Title: Incentivizing Cost-Effective Reductions in Hospital Readmission Rates

Spring 2015

Thomas Holmes (University of Minnesota)
Friday, February 20, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Domestic)
Title: Competition for Land and Economies of Density

John Winters (Oklahoma State University)
Friday, April 17, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Domestic)
Title: Foreign and Native-Born STEM Graduates and Innovation Intensity in the United States

Holger Sieg (University of Pennsylvania)
Friday, April 24, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Domestic)
Title: Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action

Alan Barreca (Tulane University)
Friday, February 27, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Econ)
Title: Maybe Next Month? The Dynamic Effects of Ambient Temperature on Fertility

Matthew Harding (Duke University)
Friday, April 10, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Econ)
Title: The Impact of Smart Technology on Consumer Welfare: Evidence from a large randomized smart grid experiment

Daniel Burghart (University of Zürich)
Friday, January 16, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Experimental)
Title: A “Risky” Perspective on Uncertainty: Using Lower Envelope Lotteries to Examine Ambiguity Attitudes

Tanya Rosenblat (University of Michigan)
Friday, February 13, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Experimental)
Title: Managing Self-Confidence

Friday, March 6, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (International)
Title: TBA

Friday, April 3, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (International)
Title: TBA

Mark Anderson (Montana State University) - Cancelled
Monday, February 2, 10:30 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Health)
Title: TBA

Catherine Tucker (MIT)
Monday, March 30, 10:30am AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Health)
Title: TBA

Darren Lubotsky (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Friday, March 27, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Labor)
Title: Mothers’ Employment, Children’s Age, and Childcare Costs (paper abstract)

Kaivan Munshi (Cambridge University)
Tuesday, April 7, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 740 (Health)
Title: Black Networks After Emancipation: Evidence from Reconstruction and the Great Migration

Ben Handel (UC Berkeley)
Monday, April 20, 10:30 am, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Health)
Title: What Does a Deductible Do? The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Heath Care Prices, Quantities, and Spending Dynamics

Donna Gilleskie (University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill)
Monday, April 27, 10:30 am, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749(Health)
Title: TBA

Fall 2014

David Agrawal (University of Georgia)
Friday, October 17, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Domestic) - Cancelled
Title: State Tax Differentials, Cross-Border Commuting, and Commuting Times in Multi-State Metropolitan Areas

Kyle Mangum (Georgia State University)
Friday, October 24, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Domestic)
Title: Speculative Fever: Investor Contagion in the Housing Bubble

Randall Walsh (University of Pittsburgh)
Friday, November 7, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Domestic)
Title: The Dynamics of White Flight and Segregation in Urbanizing America

Esfandiar Maasoumi (Emory University)
Friday, September 5, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Econ)
Title: Gender Earnings Gap: Measurements and Analysis

Ian McCarthy (Emory University)
Friday, September 26, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Econ)
Title: The Star Treatment: Estimating the Impact of Star Ratings on Medicare Advantage Enrollments

Thomas Lubik (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Friday, October 10, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Econ)
Title: The Shifting and Twisting Beveridge Curve: An Aggregate Perspective

Alex Brown (Texas A&M)
Friday, September 12, 3:00pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Experimental)
Title: Exploding Offers with Experimental Consumer Goods

Anya Savikhin Samek (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Friday, November 14, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 750 (Experimental)
Title: Field Experiments with Kids: Evidence from CHECC
(Paper abstracts: Early Results from a Field Experiment on the Temporal Allocation of Schooling, Work in Progress: Eliciting Children’s Social Preferences with Economic Experiments)

Friday, November 21, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Title: AYSPS Department of Economics’ SEA Pre-Conference  Workshop

Friday, October 3, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (International) - Cancelled

Friday, October 31, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (International)
Title: TBA

Stephen Shore (Georgia State University, RMI)
Friday, September 19, 3:00 pm, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Labor)
Title: Identifying Idiosyncratic Career Taste and Skill with Income Risk

Leila Agha (BostonUniversity)
Monday, September 29, 10:30am AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Health)
Title: The Local Influence of Clinical Investigators on Technology Adoption: Evidence From New Cancer Drugs

Robert Moffitt (Johns Hopkins University)
Wednesday, October 8, 10:30am AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749, (Usery Distinguished Lecture)
Title: The Deserving Poor, the Family, and the U.S. Welfare System

Seth Freedman (Indiana University)
Monday, November 17, 10:30am, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Health)
Title: Information Technology and Patient Health: An Expanded Analysis of Outcomes, Populations, and Mechanisms

Spring 2014

Stephanie R. Cellini (UCLA)
April 11, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: TBA
http://home.gwu.edu/~scellini/index/Welcome.html

Matthew Kahn (UCLA)
April 18, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Domestic)
Title: Public Transit Bus Procurement: The Role of Energy Prices, Regulation and Federal Subsidies
http://luskin.ucla.edu/matthew-kahn

Richard Freeman (Harvard University)
March 12, Wednesday, 10:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: It's Where You Work: Increases in Earnings Dispersion across Establishments and Workers in the U.S.
http://scholar.harvard.edu/freeman

Chris Muris (Simon Fraser University)
April 25, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Economics)
Title: Covariate selection and model averaging in semiparametric estimation of treatment effects
http://www.sfu.ca/~cmuris/

Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
March 7, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Experimental/Theory)
Title: No Two Experiments Are Identical
http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/yhalevy/

Judd Kessler (University of Pennsylvania)
March 28, Friday, 3:00-4:30, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: Experimental Investigation of Deceased Organ Donations
https://bepp.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/1671/cv

Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
March 7, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Experimental/Theory)
Title: No Two Experiments Are Identical
http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/yhalevy/

Judd Kessler (University of Pennsylvania)
March 28, Friday, 3:00-4:30, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: Experimental Investigation of Deceased Organ Donations
https://bepp.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/1671/cv

Steven Durlauf (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
February 27, Thursday, 2:30, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Labor/Health)
Title: Linear Social Interactions Models
http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/econ/Durlauf/

Jake Rosenfeld (University of Washington)
March 25, Tuesday, 10:30-12:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: What Unions No Longer Do and What It Means for Racial Inequality
http://www.jakerosenfeld.net

David Neumark (University of California - Irvine)
April 4, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: Testing for Age Discrimination
http://www.socsci.uci.edu/~dneumark/

Spring 2013

Peter Hinrichs (Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University)
September 13, Friday, 11:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: What Kind of Teachers Are Schools Looking For? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment
http://www18.georgetown.edu/data/people/plh24/cv.pdf

Nicolai Kuminoff (Arizona State University)
November 1, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: National Expenditures on Amenities
www.public.asu.edu/~nkuminof/‎

Matthew Neidell (Columbia)
November 8, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: Particulate Pollution and the Productivity of Pear Packers
http://www.columbia.edu/~mn2191/

Mark Partridge (Ohio State University)
November 12, Tuesday, 10:30, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: International Trade and Local Labor Markets: Are Foreign and Domestic Shock Created Differently?
http://aede.osu.edu/our-people/mark-partridge

Lee Mobley (School of Public Health, Georgia State University)
September 27, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: Macro-Level Factors Impacting Geographic Disparities in Cancer Screening

Toshihiko Mukoyama (University of Virginia)
October 25, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm 720
Title: Job Search Behavior over the Business Cycle
http://people.virginia.edu/~tm5hs/

Mark Partridge (Ohio State University)
November 12, Tuesday, 10:30, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: International Trade and Local Labor Markets: Are Foreign and Domestic Shock Created Differently?
http://aede.osu.edu/our-people/mark-partridge

Laura Razzolini (Virginia Commonwealth University)
September 6, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: Taking, Giving, and Impure Altruism in Dictator Games
http://www.people.vcu.edu/~lrazzolini/

Cary A. Deck (University of Arkansas)
October 18, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: Alliance Formation with an Opportunistic Challenger: Theory and Experiments (Co-authored with Joshua Foster and Hongwei Song)

Brent Davis (Florida State University)
November 7, Thursday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Experimental/Theory)
Title: TBA
http://myweb.fsu.edu/bjd09/

Andrew Smyth (Florida State University)
November 19, Tuesday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749
Title: Competitive Pressure and X-inefficiency: Evidence from Experimental Markets

Craig Gundersen (University of Illinois)
October 11, Friday, 3:00 AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rooms 749
Title: TBA
https://ace.illinois.edu/directory/craig-gundersen
Lee Mobley (School of Public Health, Georgia State University)
September 27, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Economics)
Title: Macro-Level Factors Impacting Geographic Disparities in Cancer Screening

Klaus Zimmermann (IZA Bonn, Director)
October 4, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749 (Labor)
Title: Labor Market Reforms and the Great Resession
http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/personnel/photos/zimmermann_html

Edward Lazear (Stanford)
November 13, Wednesday, 10:30, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 749/750 (10th Annual W.J. Usery Distinguished Lecture)
Title: The Recession and the US Labor Market
http://faculty-gsb.stanford.edu/lazear/

  • Domestic Programs Seminars Coordinator:
    Spencer Banzhaf (hsbanzhaf@gsu.edu; 404-413-0252)
  • Economics Seminars Coordinator:
    Shif Gurmu (sgurmu@gsu.edu; 404-413-0161)
  • Experimental & Theory Seminars Coordinator:
    James Cox (jccox@gsu.edu; 404-413-0200)
  • International Seminars Coordinator:
    Mark Rider (mrider@gsu.edu; 404-413-0227)
  • Labor/Health Seminars Coordinator: Coordinator:
    Barry Hirsch (bhirsch@gsu.edu; 404-413-0880)