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Seminar Series Spring 2020
12:15-1:30 pm

DayDateRoomSpeaker
    
Monday2/3/2020PH 302Nuno Palma, University of Manchester
   Comparative European Institutions and the Little Divergence, 1385-1800
    
Wednesday2/5/2020PH 351Nuria Rodriguez-Planas, Queens College
   Long-Term Effects of School Home Economics on Adults' Time Use
    
Tuesday2/11/2020PH 302Zadia Feliciano, Queens College
   Intangible Assets, Corporate Taxes and the Relocation of Multinational Firms: The case of Puerto Rico
    
Thursday2/13/2020PH 304Serguei Maliar, Columbia University
   Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Computational Economists Any Time Soon?
    
Thursday2/20/2020PH 302Mingyu Chen, Princeton University
   The Value of US College Education in Global Labor Markets: Experimental Evidence from China
    
Monday2/24/2020PH 302Alejandro del Valle, Georgia State University
   Can Indexed Disaster Funds Reduce Mortality?
    
Wednesday2/26/2020PH 351Belinda Archibong, Barnard College
   Constructing Capital in the Twentieth Century: The Price of Prisons and the Lasting Effects of Incarceration

Seminar Series Fall 2019
12:15-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

    
Tuesday9/17/2019PH 351Kevin Shih (Queens College)
   Trade Shocks and Chinese Students in US Higher Education
    
Wednesday9/25/2019PH 351Raquel Fernandez (New York University)
   Coming Out in America: AIDS, Politics, and Cultural Change
    
Thursday10/17/2019PH 351Donald Davis (Columbia University)
   "Labor Market Polarization and the Great Divergence: Theory and Evidence" (Don Davis (Columbia University) with Eric Mengus and Tomasz Michalski).
    
Tuesday10/22/2019PH 351Alexander Eble (Columbia University)
   How important are beliefs about gender differences in math ability? Transmission across generations and impacts on child outcomes
    
Wednesday10/23/2019PH 351Rajashri Chakrabarti (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
   The Effect of State Funding for Postsecondary Education on Long-Run Student Outcomes
    
Tuesday10/29/2019PH 351Jennifer Hunt (Rutgers University)
   Is Employment Polarization Informative about Wage Inequality and is Employment Really Polarizing?
    
Tuesday11/5/2019PH 351Pia Orrenius (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
   The Effect of Immigration on Business Dynamics and Employment
    
Monday11/11/2019PH 351Jaime Arrelano-Bover (Yale University)
   Career Consequences of Firm Heterogeneity for Young Workers: First Job and Firm Size*
    
Tuesday11/19/2019PH 351Eric verHoogen (Columbia University)
   Estimating Production Functions Using Quantity Information and External Instruments
    
Monday12/9/2019PH 351Craig Parsons, Nadia Doytch, Zadia Feliciano
   TBA

Seminar Series Spring 2019
12:15-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

    
Monday2/11/2019PH 302Adam Kapelner (Queens College Math Department)
   Optimal Rerandomization via a Criterion that Provides Insurance Against Failed Experiments
    
Wednesday2/27/2019PH 302Francisco Penaranda (Queens College Economics Department)
   Nonparametric Specification Testing of Conditional Asset Pricing Models
    
Monday3/4/2019PH 302Gabriel Mathy (American University)
   Acyclical Productivity and its implications for business cycles: Evidence from a century of labor productivity
    
Monday3/11/2019PH 302Ina Ganguli (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
   Biased beliefs and entry into scientific careers
    
Wednesday3/13/2019PH 302Giuseppe Arbia (Universita cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Roma)
   Spatial econometrics and big data: an overview
    
Monday3/18/2019PH 302Josep Tribo (UC3 Madrid)
   Not Walking the Talk? Divergence of Interests between Organizations and their Leaders in Impression Management following Controversial Business Activities
    
Wednesday3/27/2019PH 302Leah Boustan (Princeton)
   The Effect of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons From Closing the Border in the 1920s
    
Tuesday4/9/2019PH 202Reuben Kline (SUNY Stony Brook)
   Who do you Trust? Inefficiency Incentives in Climate Change Mitigation
    
Monday4/15/2019PH 302Andrea Tesei (Queens Mary University of London)
   Technology Adoption and Access to Credit Via Mobile Phones
    
Wednesday4/17/2019PH 302Renee Weiss (Queens College Accounting Department)
   The relative persistence of accrual components of earnings post-IFRS convergence: The Case of China
    
Wednesday5/1/2019PH 302Noel Maurer (George Washington University)
   What have the (Romans) Americans Ever Done for Us? U.S. intervention and public goods in Latin America, 1895-1929.
    
Monday5/6/2019PH 302Ricardo Lagos (NYU)
   On Money as a Medium of Exchange in Near-Cashless Credit Economies
    
Wednesday5/8/2019PH 302Todd Sorensen (University of Nevada - Reno)
   Monopsony Power and Guest Worker Programs
    
Monday5/20/2019PH 302 from 12:00-2:00Double Seminar:
Antonio Robles (University of Alicante)
and
Angie Upegui (University of Alicante)
   
Household composition and test score gender gap: evidence from Colombia (Robles)

Water In-Kind Transfer: Evidence from Colombia (Upegui)

Seminar Series Fall 2018
12:15-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

    
Wednesday9/5/2018PH 351Osman Dogan (CUNY The Graduate Center)
   Bayesian Estimation of Tail Index from High Frequency Financial Data
    
Wednesday9/12/2018PH 351David Gabel (Queens College)
   Incentivizing Investment in the Internet Ecosystem and Net Neutrality Regulation: Taking It to the Edge.
    
Monday9/24/2018PH 304Lilia Maliar (CUNY Graduate Center)
   Should Central Banks Worry about Nonlinearities of Their Large-Scale Macroeconomic Models?
    
Wednesday10/3/2018PH 304Ken McLaughlin (Hunter College)
   Employment Effects of Three Rounds of Federal Minimum Wage Hikes
    
Wednesday10/10/2018PH 304Elisabet Viladecans (University of Barcelona)
   Amphitheaters, cathedrals and operas: The role of historic amenities on suburbanization
    
Tuesday10/16/2018PH 304Chad Sparber (Colgate University)
   Substitution between Groups of Highly-Educated, Foreign-Born, H-1B Workers
    
Wednesday10/31/2018PH 304Alberto Bisin (NYU)
   Dynamic Interactions on Networks: Health Risk Behavior
    
Monday11/5/2018PH 304Josh Hyman (University of Connecticut)
   Education Policy and Children's Mental Health
    
Monday11/12/2018PH 304Wim Vijverberg
   Regression Models with Flexible Distributions
    
Wednesday11/14/2018PH 304Gregory Clark (UC Davis)
   Culture Versus Nature in Social Outcomes. A Lineage Study of 285,188 English Individuals, 1750-2018
    
Monday11/19/2018PH 351Dimitris Christelis (U Naples)
   The recessionary impact of fiscal consolidations: evidence from an increase in Italian property taxes
    
Wednesday11/21/2018PH 304Amy E. Schwartz (Syracuse)
   Let Them Eat Lunch: The Impact of Universal Free Meals on Student Performance
    
Monday11/26/2018PH 304Jorge Aguero (University of Connecticut)
   Human Capital, Internal Migration and Structural Transformation in Africa
    
Wednesday11/28/2018PH 304Fernando Zapatero (USC Marshall Business School)
   Skewness Seeking in a Dynamic Portfolio Choice Experiment
    
Monday12/3/2018PH 304Ahmed Rahman (U.S. Naval Academy)
   Development and Retention of Human Capital in Large Bureaucracies
    
Monday12/10/2018PH 351Serguei Maliar (UC Santa Clara)
   A Tractable Framework for Analyzing a Class of Nonstationary Markov Models

Seminar Series Spring 2018
12:15-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

    
Thursday3/22/2018PH 351Maoyong Fang (Ball State University)
   Winter Heating, Air Quality, and Mortality in China
    
Tuesday3/27/2018PH 351Enrique Sentana (CEMFI)
   Financial Contagion in the Eurozone
Tuesday4/24/2018PH 351Renee Weiss (QC Accounting)
   Corporate Lobbying and Disclosure of Deferred Tax Liabilities from Permanently Reinvested Foreign Earnings?
    
Wednesday5/30/2018PH 351Marcos Vera (University College London)
   Identifying complementarities across tasks using two-part contracts: an application to family doctors

Seminar Series Fall 2017
12:15-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday9/13/2017PH 304John Devereux (Queens College)
   Arrested Development? Puerto Rico in an American Century with appendix
    
Monday9/18/2017PH 351Ana Maria Santacreu, (St. Louis Fed)
   Knowledge diffusion, trade and innovation across countries and sectors
    
Monday9/25/2017PH 351Carles Sola (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
   Profit Sharing in Highly Interdependent Work Groups: A Lab Experiment
    
Wednesday10/11/2017PH 351Francesc Ortega (Queens College)
   Legalization of DREAMers: an Economic Analysis of the Policy Options
    
Thursday10/19/2017PH 351Martin Rotemberg (NYU)
   Engines of Growth: Railroads, Reallocation, and the Rise of American Manufacturing
    
Monday10/23/2017PH 351Eleonora Patacchini (Cornell)
   Treatment Effects with Heterogeneous Externalities
    
Thursday11/2/2017PH 351Deborah Balk (Baruch)
   What is Urban? A study of census and satellite-derived urban classes in the United States (1990-2010) with comparisons to India and Mexico
    
Thursday11/16/2017PH 351Leticia Arroyo (Middlebury College)
   The Long Arm of History? The impact of colonial labor market institutions on colonial and postcolonial development in Peru
    
Monday11/20/2017PH 351Reka Juhasz (Columbia)
   Drivers of Fragmented Production Chains: Evidence from the 19th century
    
Monday11/27/2017PH 304Ryuichi Tanaka (University of Tokyo)
   Do Teachers Matter for Academic Achievement of Students? Evidence from Administrative Panel Data
    
Thursday11/30/2017PH 351Rajiv Sethi (Columbia)
   Meritocracy in the Face of Group Inequality
    
Tuesday12/5/2017PH 351Bo-Young Choi (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy)
   Rate Volatility on Plant Productivity
    
Thursday12/7/2017PH 351Kevin Shih (Rensselaer)
   Foreign Peer Effects and STEM Major Choice

Seminar Series Spring 2017
12:10-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Monday3/6/2016PH 302Ben Feigenberg (UI, Chicago)
   "Illusory Gains from Chile's Targeted School Voucher Experiment"
    
Wednesday3/8/2016PH 351Maria Rosales-Rueda (UC Irvine)
   Integrating Early-Life Shocks and Human Capital Investments on Children's Educational Outcomes: Evidence from Colombia
    
Wednesday3/15/2016PH 351Ricardo Lagos (NYU)
   Turnover Liquidity and the Transmission of Monetary Policy
    
Wednesday3/29/2016PH 351Patricia Gomez-Gonzalez (Fordham)
   Same Spain, Less Pain?
    
Tuesday4/4/2016PH 351Elisa Faraglia (Cambridge)
   Government debt management: the long and the short of it
    
Thursday4/6/2016PH 351Anil Bera (UI Champaign)
   Information Theoretic Approaches to Income Density Estimation with an Application to the U.S. Income Data
    
Wednesday4/19/2016PH 351Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (San Diego State)
   The Changing Family Structure of American Children with Unauthorized Parents
    
Tuesday4/25/2016PH 351Raji Chakrabarti
   How Does For-profit College Attendance Affect Student Loans, Defaults and Earnings?
    
Wednesday4/26/2016PH 351Paola Giuliano (UCLA, Anderson)
   Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance
    
Monday5/1/2016PH 351Ji Hyung Lee (U of Illinois)
   Nonstandard Limit Theory in Predictive Quantile Regressions
    
Wednesday5/3/2016PH 351Rachel Metzler (New School)
   Does Gentrification Increase Employment Opportunities in Low-Income Neighborhoods?
    
Wednesday5/10/2016PH 351Katherine Carman (RAND)
   Is Self-Reporting of Weight and Height Influenced by Local Social Norms?
    
Tuesday5/16/2016PH 351Francisco Penaranda (Queens College)
   Predictability and Performance

Seminar Series Fall 2016
12:15-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Thursday9/8/2016PH 351Zadia feliciano (Queens College)
   "MNEs in Puerto Rico and the Repeal of Tax Credits for U.S. Corporations."
    
Thursday9/22/2016PH 351Joan Monras (CEMFI)
   Minimum Wages and Spatial Equilibrium: Theory and Evidence
    
Thursday10/20/2016PH 351Deborah Cobb-Clark (University of Sydney)
   Parenting Style as an Investment in Human Development
    
Tuesday10/25/2016PH 351Chinhui Juhn (University of Houston)
   The Quantity-Quality Trade-off and the Formation of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills
    
Tuesday11/1/2016PH 351Roberto Burguet (CSIC and Stony Brook)
   Bidding for Input in Oligopoly
    
Thursday11/3/2016PH 351Larry Liebovitch (Queens College)
   TBA
    
Tuesday11/15/2016PH 351Amy Hsin (Queens College, Sociology)
   The Effects of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on the education outcomes of Undocumented Students: evidence from a large public University.
    
Thursday12/1/2016PH 351Ted Joyce (Baruch)
   DOES REALITY TV INDUCE REAL EFFECTS? ON THE QUESTIONABLE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN 16 AND PREGNANT AND TEENAGE CHILDBEARING

Seminar Series Spring 2016
12:10-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Monday2/22/2016PH 351Jeremie Cohen-Setton
   Supply-Side Policies in the Depression: Evidence from France
    
Friday3/11/2016PH 351Kanda Naknoi
   Why Are Exchange Rates So Smooth? A Segmented Asset Markets Explanation
    
Monday3/14/2016PH 351Francesc Ortega
   The Effects of Hurricane Sandy on the NYC Housing Market. Preliminary results.
    
Monday4/4/2016PH 333Sebastiano Manzan
   Are Professional Forecasters Bayesians?
    
Wednesday4/13/2016PH 351Daniel Hamermesh
   CITATIONS IN ECONOMICS: Measurement, Uses and Impacts
    
Wednesday4/20/2016PH 351Marta Bengoa
   Spatial determinants of TFP: The role of R&D capital and the absorptive capacities of the Spanish regions.
    
Monday5/2/2016PH 351Alicja Reuben
   The Determinants of Financial Assets' Evaluation Techniques: Evidence from U.S. Investment Dealers
    
Wednesday5/4/2016PH 351Giacomo De Giorgi (NY Fed)
   Consumption Network Effects
    
Monday5/9/2016PH 351Giacomo Ponzetto
   Global snd Political Structure
    
Tuesday5/10/2016PH 351Claudia Rei (Vanderbilt)
   Coming to America: Health and Human Capital of Holocaust Refugees
    
Thursday5/12/2016PH 351Sebastiano Manzan (Zicklin School of Business, Baruch)
   Are Professional Forecasters Bayesian?
    
Monday5/16/2016PH 351John Morrow (Essex)
   Swimming Upstream: Input-output Linkages and the Direction of Product Adoption
    
Tuesday5/24/2016PH 351Anna Sanz-de-Galdeano (University of Alicante)
   The Impact of Health Insurance on Stockholding: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

Seminar Series Fall 2015
12:10-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday9/2/15PH 351Leanne Ussher (Queens College)
   A Trade Credit Network.
    
Monday9/21/2015PH 351Alberto Abadie
   Endogenous Strati cation in Randomized Experiments
    
Thursday10/8/2015PH 351Xu Lin
   Gender and Racial Peer Effects with Endogenous Network Formation
    
Tuesday10/13/2015PH 351Klaus Desmet
   The Geography of Development: Evaluating Migration Restrictions and Coastal Flooding
    
Wednesday10/21/2015PH 351Meta Brown
   Debt, Jobs, or Housing: What's Keeping Millennials at Home?
    
Wednesday10/28/2015PH 351Kanda Naknoi
   Exchange Rates, Borrowing Costs and Exports: Firm-Level Evidence
    
Tuesday11/3/2015PH 351Zadia Feliciano (Queens College)
   EU Accession and Foreign Owned Firms in Bulgaria.
    
Monday11/9/2015PH 351Going beyond LATE: Bounding Average Treatment Effects of Job Corps Training
   Flores-Lagunes
    
Monday11/16/2015PH 351Sahar Parsa
   Political Dynasties, Term Limits and Female Political Empowerment:Evidence from the Philippines
    
Tuesday12/1/2015PH 351Liuren Wu (Baruch)
   Monetary Policy Rule as a Bridge: Predicting Inflation Without Predictive Regressions
    
Tuesday12/8/2015PH 351Paco Alcala (University of Murcia)
   International Relocation of Production and Growth

Seminar Series Spring 2015
12:10-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday2/4/15PH 333Adam Kapelner, (Queens College Math Department)
   Experiments via Crowdsourcing: A New Platform for Social Science Research?
    
Monday3/9/2015PH 351Chris Taber
   Estimation of a Roy/Search/Compensating Differential Model of the Labor Market
    
Thursday3/12/2015PH 351Christian Fons-Rosen (Pompeu Fabra)
   The Consequences of Entrepreneurial Firm Founding on Innovation
    
Thursday3/19/2015PH 351Gianluca Violante (NYU)
   What Shifts the Beveridge Curve: Recruiting Intensity and Financial Shocks
    
Thursday3/26/2015PH 351Pablo Querubin
   State Capacity, Local Governance and Economic Development in Vietnam
    
Thursday4/2/2015PH 351Albert Saiz
   Interest Rates and Fundamental Fluctuations in Home Values
    
Thursday4/16/2015PH 351Libertad Gonzalez
   Newborn Health and the Business Cycle
    
Monday4/20/2015PH 351Elena Stancanelli
   Divorcing Upon Retirement
    
Tuesday5/5/2015PH 351Jeff Smith
   Are Program Participants Good Evaluators?

Seminar Series Fall 2014
12:10-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday9/10/14PH 351Nuria Rodriguez-Planas, (Queens College)
   The Math Gender Gap and Culture
    
Thursday9/18/2014PH 351Osman Dogan
   Bayesian Inference in Sample Selection Models with Spatial Autoregressive Processes
    
Wednesday10/1/2014PH 351Jorge de la Roca
   City of Dreams
    
Monday10/6/2014PH 351Erdal Tekin
   Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program
    
Wednesday10/8/2014PH 351Francesc Ortega
   The impact of skilled migration on firm-level productivity: an investigation of publicly traded US firms
    
Tuesday10/14/2014PH 351Anna M Mayda (Georgetown)
   The impact of migration on child labor: Empirical evidence from Brazil
    
Wednesday10/15/2014PH 351Chad Sparber
   The Effects of Foreign Skilled Workers on Natives: Evidence from the H-1B Visa Lottery
    
Thursday10/23/2014PH 351Shuang Zhang
   Land Reform and Sex Selection in China
    
Thursday11/6/2014PH 351Aysegul Sahin
   Grown-up Business Cycles
    
Monday11/10/2014PH 351Pau Rabanal
   Deciding to Enter a Monetary Union: The Role of Trade and Financial Linkages
    
Thursday11/20/2014PH 351Yue Li
   Effects of Retirement Insurance Benefit Rule Changes on Disability Insurance and Labor Supplies
    
Tuesday12/16/2014PH 351Francisco Penaranda (Santander Financial Institute)
   Empirical Evaluation of Overspecified Asset Pricing Models

Seminar Series Spring 2014
12:10-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Monday3/10/14PH 351Malcolm Kass, (University of Texas, Dallas)
   Effects of Endogenous Selection on Pro-social Behavior
    
Wednesday3/12/2014PH 351David Jaeger, CUNY Grad Center
   Does Classroom Time Matter? A Randomized Field Experiment of Hybrid and Traditional Lecture Formats in Economics
    
Wednesday4/2/2014PH 333Kyle Hyndman (University of Texas, Dallas)
   Bargaining With A Residual Claimant: An Experimental Study
    
Wednesday4/9/2014PH 333Thom Thurston (Queens College)
   The Taylor Principle and the Taylor Rule Determinacy Condition in the Baseline New Keynesian Model: Two Different Kettles of Fish
    
Tuesday4/29/2014PH 351Magda Sokalska (Queens College)
   The Expected Transaction Cost and Gain of Limit Order Trading
    
Wednesday4/30/2014PH 351Javier Polavieja, University Carlos III
   The Threat Is Real: Labor-Market Competition, Recession and Anti-Immigrant Sentiments in Europe
    
Monday5/5/2014PH 304Thijs Van Rens, Warwick
   Accounting for Mismatch Unemployment
    
Wednesday5/14/2014PH 351Luc Marest, Queens College
   Gain from Commitment to Different Monetary Policy Targeting Rules

Seminar Series Fall 2013
12:10-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Thursday8/29/13PH 351Ryan Edwards (Queens College CUNY)
   Behavioral Impacts of Biomarker Collection in the Health and Retirement Study
    
Monday9/9/2013PH 351Zadia Feliciano (Queens College CUNY)
   Foreign Entry into U.S. Service Industry by Takeovers and the Creation of New Firms
    
Wednesday9/18/2013PH 351Ernesto Reuben (Columbia BS)
   Preferences and Biases in Educational Choices and Labor Market Expectations: Shrinking the Black Box of Gender
    
Monday9/23/2013PH 351John Morrow (LSE)
   Productivity As If Space Mattered: An Application to Factor Markets Across China
    
Thursday9/26/2013PH351Carlos Garriga (St. Louis Fed)
   Reconstructing the Great Recession
    
Thursday10/3/2013PH351Friederike Niepmann (NY Fed)
   Banks in International Trade Finance: Evidence from the U.S.
    
Thursday10/10/2013PH 351Albrecht Glitz (University Pompeu Fabra)
   Coworker Networks in the Labour Market
    
Thursday10/17/2013PH 351Nico Voigtlander (UCLA Anderson)
   Bowling for Facism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party in Weimar Germany, 1919-33
    
Tuesday10/22/2013PH 351Natalia Candelo Londono (Queens College)
   Transmission of Information in Social Networks: An Artefactual Field Experiment with Current and Potential Immigrants
    
Wednesday10/30/2013PH 351Max Steinhardt (Helmut Schmidt University)
   The political economy of trade and migration: Evidence from the U.S. Congress.
    
Wednesday11/6/2013PH 351Jason Barr (Rutgers Newark)
   Population density across the city: the case of 1900 Manhattan
    
Monday11/11/2013PH351David Cuberes (University of Sheffield)
   Human capital, culture and the onset of the fertility transition
    
Wednesday11/20/2013PH333Ariell Reshef (University of Virginia)
   Capital Imports Composition, Complementarities, and the Skill Premium in Developing Countries
    
Monday11/25/2013PH351Silvio Rendon (SUNY Stony Brook)
   Behind the Great Recession: Job Search and Housing Decisions
    
Monday12/2/2013PH351Luca Opromolla (Bank of Portugal)
   The tip of the iceberg: a quantitative framework for estimating trade costs
    
Wednesday12/4/2013PH351Filomena Garcia (Bloomington - Indiana)
   Technology Adoption with Forward-looking Agents
    
Monday12/9/2013PH351Yannay Spitzer (Northwestern)
   Pogroms, Networks, and Migration: The Jewish Migration from the Russian Empire to the United States 1881-1914

Seminar Series Spring 2013
12:15-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Tuesday2/19/13PH 351Natalia Candelo (SUNY Purchase)
   Social Exclusion and Identity: A Framed Field Experiment with Hispanic Immigrants in the U.S.
    
Thursday2/28/2013PH 351Francesc Ortega (Queens College CUNY)
   Trade, Migration and Income
    
Thursday3/14/2013PH 351Ryuichi Tanaka (GRIPS)
   Immigration, School Choice, and the Future of Public Education
    
Monday3/18/2013PH 351Karna Basu (Hunter)
   Time-Inconsistency, Renegotiation, and Firm Ownership
    
Thursday4/4/2013 12:00-1:00PH351Giovanni Mastrobuoni (Collegio Carlo Alberto and Princeton)
   Police and Clearance Rates: Evidence from RecurrentRedeployments Within a City
    
Thursday4/4/2013 1:00-2:00pmPH351Nadia Campaniello (CERIS and Princeton)
   Regional Spillovers in Art Consumption: Evidence from the "Bel Paese"
    
Thursday4/18/2013PH 351Francesco Fasani (Institute for Economic Analysis)
   Employment of Undocumented Immigrants and the Prospect of Legal Status: Evidence from an Amnesty Program
    
Tuesday4/23/2013PH 351Brian Kovak (Carnegie Mellon)
   Price and Quality Dispersion in an Offshoring Market: Evidence from Semiconductor Production Services
    
Wednesday5/1/2013PH 351Dean Yang (University of Michigan)
   Subsidizing Remittances for Education: A Field Experiment Among Migrants from El Salvador
    
Monday5/6/2013PH 304Thom Thurston and Luc Marest (Queens College CUNY)
   The value of central bank commitment to control the price level in the baseline New Keynesian model
    
Monday5/13/2013PH351John Devereux (Queens College)
   Growth, Recessions and Banking Crises
    
Wednesday5/15/2013PH351Leanne Ussher (Queens College)
   A Network of Firm Trade Credit

Seminar Series Fall 2012
12:15-1:40 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday9/12/12PH 351Alexis Anagnostopoulos (Stony Brook University)
   Welfare Weights for Social Optimization Problems
    
Thursday9/20/2012PH 351Rossella Nicolini (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
   On the population density distribution across space: a probabilistic approach
    
Wednesday10/3/2012PH 351Juan Carlos Conesa (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
   Gambling for Redemption and Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises
    
Wednesday10/10/2012PH 351Patricia Cortes (Boston University)
   The Relative Quality of Foreign Nurses in the US
    
Monday10/15/2012PH351Andrea Ferrero (NY Fed)
   What Explains Japan's Persistent Deflation?
    
Thursday11/1/2012PH333 (at 12:30-1:45)Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown University)
   "South-South migration and the labor market: Evidence from South Africa"
    
Wednesday11/14/2012PH 351Resul Cesur (University of Connecticut)
   Air Quality and Infant Mortality: Evidence from Natural Gas Expansions in Turkey
    
Wednesday12/5/2012PH 351Daniele Coen-Pirani (University of Pittsburg)
   Do Returns to Skills Explain the Evolution of Educational Attainment in the U.S.?
    
Monday12/10/2012PH 351Joel Shapiro (Said Business School - Oxford)
   Information Management in Banking Crises

Seminar Series Spring 2012
12:15-1:30 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Thursday2/9/12PH 304Ryuichi Tanaka (GRIPS Tokyo)
   Estimating the Effects of Pro-Natal Policies on Residential Choice and Fertility (joint with Ryo Nakajima)
    
Tuesday2/21/2012PH 351Eva Carceles (Stony Brook University)
   Skill biased technological change and homeownership
    
Monday2/27/2012PH 351Maria Guadalupe (Columbia BS)
   Who Lives in the C-Suite? Organizational Structure and the Division of Labor in Top Management
    
Monday3/5/2012PH 304Jenny Hunt (Rutgers)
   Which Immigrants Are Most Innovative and Entrepreneurial? Distinctions by Entry Visa
    
Monday3/12/2012Campbell DomeGeorge Borjas (Kennedy School)
   The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the Productivity of American Mathematicians (joint with Kirk B. Doran)
    
Thursday3/29/2012PH 351Kristin Mammen (Barnard)
   All for One or Each for Her Own: Do Polygamous Families Share and Share Alike?
    
Monday4/2/2012Campbell DomeKen Heyer (US Justice)
   Antitrust Policy: Theory and Practice
Monday4/23/12PH 351Ethan Lewis (Dartmouth)
   Do Male-Female Wage Differentials Reflect Differences in the Return to Skill? Cross-City Evidence from 1980-2000
    
Wednesday5/2/12PH 351Christina Felfe (St Gallen)
   How Does Early Childcare affect Child Development? Learning from the Children of German Unification
    
Thursday5/10/12PH 333Na Yin (Baruch)
   Applications to the Social Security Disability Insurance near the Normal Retirement Age
    
Monday5/14/2012PH 304Magdalena Sokalska (Queens College)
   Market Sentiment and Emerging Markets

Seminar Series Fall 2011
12:15-1:40 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Thursday9/22/2011PH 333Stefania Albanesi (Columbia)
   Maternal Health and Fertility: An international perspective
    
Monday10/17/2011PH 333Jose Tessada (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)
   More Hands, More Power? The Impact of Immigration on Farming and Technology Choices in US Agriculture in Early 20th Century
    
Thursday10/13/2011PH 333Magda Sokalska (QC)
   Performance of limit order submission strategies
    
Wednesday10/26/2011PH 347David Gabel (QC)
   The Cost and Benefits of Competition in a 'Natural Monopoly'
    
Wednesday11/9/2011PH 351Anca Cotet (Seton Hall University)
   Technological Improvement and Climate Change Mitigation: Evidence from the Diffusion of Air Conditioning and Seasonal Mortality in the US
    
Wednesday11/23/2011PH 351Leanne Ussher (QC)
   Kaldor's Commodity Reserve Currency?
    
Monday12/5/2011PH 351Julen Esteban-Pretel
   Life-Cycle Labor Search with Stochastic Match Quality

Seminar Series Spring 2011
12:15-1:40 pm

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Date

Room

Speaker

Monday4/18/2011PH 333Thijs van Rens (CREI and University Pompeu Fabra)
   "Cyclical Skill-Biased Technological Change"
    
Thursday4/28/2011PH 202Greg Clark (UC Davis)
   "Was there ever a Ruling Class? Rare Surnames and Long Run Social Mobility in England, 1858-2011."
    
Monday5/9/2011PH 333Javier Polavieja (IMDEA)
   "Nurse or Mechanic? Explaining Sex-Typed Occupational Aspirations amongst Children"
    
Monday5/16/2011PH 333Delia Furtado (University of Connecticut and Yale)
   Female Work and Fertility in the United States: Effects of Low-Skilled Immigrant Labor
    

Seminar Series Fall 2010
12:15-1:40 pm

 

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Date

Room

Speaker

Monday8/30/2010PH 333Jason Seligman, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs, John Glenn School, Ohio State
   "Financial Literacy: Evidence from the Cusp of Retirement"
    
Wednesday9/15/2010PH 333Francesc Ortega, Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Immigration and Housing Booms: Evidence from Spain", joint with Libertad Gonzalez
    
Tuesday9/28/2010PH 333Jason Fletcher, Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), Yale University and RWJ Health and Society Scholar, Columbia University
   "Tobacco Use, Taxation, and Self Control in Adolescence"
    
Tuesday10/5/2010PH 333Amrita Dhillon, Professor of Economics, University of Warwick
   "Corporate Control and Multiple Large Shareholders", joint with Silvia Rossetto.
    
Wednesday10/20/2010PH 333Susan Averett, Professor of Economics, Lafayette College
   "Effects of Overweight on Risky Sexual Behavior of Adolescent Girls"
    
Tuesday10/26/2010PH 333Jeremy Gold, Proprietor, Jeremy Gold Pensions, pension finance consulting
   "Fair Value for Public Pension Plans"
    
Wednesday11/10/2010PH 347Zadia Feliciano, Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Foreign Entry into U.S. Manufacturing by Takeovers and the Creation of New Firms"

Seminar Series Fall 2009
12:15-1:40 pm

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Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday9/23/2009PH 333Jerry Dwyer, Director, Center for Financial Innovation and Stability, Atlanta FRB
   "The Financial Crisis of 2008 in Fixed Income Markets"
    
Thursday10/8/2009PH 347Jim Lothian, Distinguished Professor of Finance and Economics, Fordham University
   "Monetary Policy and the Current Crisis"
    
Tuesday10/13/2009PH 347Dahlia Remler, Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College
   "Why Do Institutions of Higher Education Reward Research?"
    
Wednesday10/28/2009PH 333Evan Tanner, Senior Economist, IMF
   "Household Savings and Assets in the US"

Seminar Series Fall 2008
12:15-1:40 pm

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Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday11/12/2008PH 333Ryan Edwards, Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Health, Income, and the Timing of Education among Military Retirees"
    
Wednesday11/19/2008PH 333Jeffrey P. Cohen, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Hartford
   "Agglomeration, Productivity and Regional Growth: Production Theory Approaches (with Catherine Morrison Paul)"
    
Monday12/1/2008PH 333Francesc Ortega, Assistant Professor of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
   "Immigration Accounting: Spain's recent immigration wave"
    
Wednesday12/10/2008PH 333Mathew Bradbury, Substitute Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Super-Adequate Reserve Accumulation in Emerging Markets: Impetus and Implications"
    

Seminar Series Spring 2008
12:15-1:40 pm

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Date

Room

Speaker

Tuesday4/8/2008PH 333Paul Attewell and David E. Lavin, Professors of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center
   "Passing the Torch"
    
Wednesday4/16/2008PH 333Jennifer Roff, Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "A Model of Child Support and Underground Work"

Seminar Series Fall 2007
12:15-1:40 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Tuesday10/6/2007PH 333Christiaan Hogendorn, Assistant Professor of Economics, Wesleyan University
   "Factor Groupings and Vertical Disintegration"
    
Wednesday10/24/2007PH 333Wei Tan, Assistant Professor of Economics, SUNY- Stony Brook
   "Predatory Advertising: Theory and Evidence in the Pharmaceutical Industry"
    
Tuesday11/6/2007PH 333Leanne Ussher, Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Speculation in a Zero-Intelligent Futures Market"
    
Wednesday11/21/2007PH 333Tao Wang, Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Accruals, net stock issues and value-glamour anomalies: new evidence on their relation"
    
Tuesday12/4/2007PH 333David Gabel, Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Disconnecting: Telephone Universal Service on the Decline"

Seminar Series Spring 2007
12:15-1:40 pm

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Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday3/28/2007PH 302Gustav Feichtinger, Vienna Institute for Demography
   "Dynamics and control of heterogenous populations"
    
Wednesday4/18/2007PH 333Christiaan Hogendorn, Assistant Professor of Economics, Wesleyan University
   "Factor Groupings and Vertical Disintegration"
    
Wednesday4/25/2007PH 333Troy Tassier, Assistant Professor of Economics, Fordham University
   "Referral Hiring and Gender Segregation in the Workplace"
    
Wednesday5/2/2007PH 333Kenneth Levin, Substitute Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Below the Bottom of the Bottom-line: An Integrated Theory of the Firm"
    
Tuesday5/15/2007PH 333Tarron Khemraj, Substitute Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Stagnation after Financial Liberalization: The Case of Guyana"

Seminar Series Fall 2006
12:15-1:40 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday9/20/2006PH 132Steve Keen, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Western Sydney
   "Debunking the theory of the Firm"
    
Tuesday10/10/2006PH 333Geoffrey Heal, Professor of Finance & Economics, Columbia Business School and Paul Garrett, Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility
   "Corporate Environmentalism - Doing Well by Doing Good?"
    
Monday10/30/2006PH 333Sanjay Reddy, Assistant Professor of Economics, Barnard College at Columbia University
   "Development Aid and Economic Growth: A Positive Long-Run Relation"
    
Tuesday11/14/2006PH 333Robert Schwartz, Distinguished Professor of Finance at Baruch College, CUNY and Marvin M. Speiser, Professor of Finance
   "Trading, Price Setting and Volatility in Equity Markets Under Divergent Expectations and Adaptive Valuations"
    
Monday11/20/2006PH 333Ryan Edwards, Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College CUNY
   "The Costs of Uncertain Life Span"
    
Monday11/27/2006PH 333Jane D'Arista, Lecturer in International Finance, Former Congressional staff economist, and author who writes for the Financial Markets Center
   "The impact of international capital flows on the US economy and financial markets"
    
Wednesday12/6/2006PH 333Harilaos Kitsikopoulos, Clinical Associate Professor of Economics, New York University
   "Social and Economic Theory in Medieval Studies: a Critique of the Neo-Malthusian and Marxist Arguments"
    
Tuesday12/12/2006PH 333Jason Barr, Assistant Professor of Economics, Rutgers University
   "Skyscrapers and the Manhattan Skyline, 1895-2004"

Seminar Series Fall 2005
12:15-1:40 pm

Day

Date

Room

Speaker

Wednesday9/21/2005PH 304Tony Aspromourgos, Associate Professor, University of Sydney
   "Interest as an Artifact of Self-Validating Central Bank Beliefs"
    
Wednesday10/26/2005PH 304Gary Mongiovi, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance, St Johns University
   "Franco Modigliani and the Socialist State"
    
Wednesday11/2/2005PH 304Brad Setser, Head of Global Research and Senior Economist at Roubini Global Economics & Research Associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme at University College, Oxford
   "The Chinese Conundrum: External financial strength, Domestic financial weakness"
    
Wednesday11/16/2005PH 304Alexander von Lingen, Former official of the European Parliament, Brussels
   "The Principles of the Internal European Market"
    
Wednesday11/23/2005PH 304Per Gunnar Berglund, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Understanding the Dynamics of the Macro Economy: Model Calibration and Monte Carlo Simulation"
    
Wednesday11/30/2005PH 304Alain Bourdeau de Fontenay, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
   "Internet as a Critical Infrastructure: Lessons from the Backbone Experience in South America"
    
Wednesday12/7/2005PH 304Simone Wegge, Assistant Professor of Economics, CSI
   TBA