Upcoming Events

"World War II Peer Effects and Geographic Mobility" - Allison Green, Princeton University
December 1, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Abstract 

When and where people move has large implications for economic and political outcomes. Do interactions with other people influence these mobility decisions? What are the mechanisms through which peer interactions affect mobility? To answer these questions, I am constructing a new dataset of Naval service records in World…

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Louis A. Simpson International Building, Rm 271
"Hiring frictions and firms' growth" - Thomas Le Barbanchon, Bocconi (Joint with Maddalena Ronchi and Julien Sauvagnat)
December 5, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Thomas Le Barbanchon is a visiting Associate Professor of Economics at Princeton University, in the Industrial Relations Section. His research interests focus on labor economics, public finance and econometrics.

 

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
"The Effect of Employer-Provided Health Insurance on Employment and Wages" - Jessica Min, Princeton University
December 8, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Abstract

An increase in worker sorting across firms by skill has contributed to rising labor market inequality. I study the role of employer-financed health premiums as a possible reason for worker sorting in the US. Using matched employer-employee data, I analyze the effect of employer-financed health premiums on the employment and wages of…

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Louis A. Simpson International Building, Rm 271
"Legal Representation in Disability Claims" - Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley
December 12, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Hilary Hoynes is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics and holds the Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities at the University of California Berkeley. Hilary's research focuses on poverty, inequality, food and nutrition programs, and the impacts of government tax and transfer programs on low income families.

 

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
Jesse Silbert, Princeton University
December 15, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
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Louis A. Simpson International Building, Rm 271
Niha Singh, University of Notre Dame
February 13, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Niha Singh is currently a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Columbia University, and will join the economics department at University of Notre Dame starting in Fall 2023.

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
Gordon Dahl, University of California San Diego
February 20, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Gordon B. Dahl is a Professor of Economics at the University of California, San Diego. Gordon Dahl's research interests are in labor economics and applied microeconomics, including a wide set of issues that range from how income affects child achievement, to peer effects among coworkers and family members, to the impact of incarceration on…

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
Benjamin Scuderi, University of Michigan
February 27, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Benjamin Scuderi is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University. In 2023, He will join the University of Michigan's Economics Department as an Assistant Professor.

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
Robert Metcalfe, University of Southern California
March 6, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Robert Metcalfe is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California. Robert Metcalfe's research focuses on using field experimental methods to understand human behavior in consumer markets and within organizations.

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
Kjell Salvanes, Norway School of Economics
March 20, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Kjell Salvanes is a Research Professor at the Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics. 

Isaac Sorkin, Stanford
April 3, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Isaac Sorkin is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Stanford. 

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
Aurelie Ouss, University of Pennsylvania
April 10, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Aurelie Ouss is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. Aurelie's research examines how good design of criminal justice institutions and policies can make law enforcement fairer and more efficient. 

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
David Deming, Harvard Kennedy School
April 17, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

David Deming is a Isabelle and Scott Black Professor of Political Economy at the Harvard Kennedy School. David's research focus is on education, skill development, and economic inequality.

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
Diane Schazenbach, Northwestern
April 24, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Diane Schazenbach is a Margaret Walker Alexander Professor of Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern. Diane's research focuses on Child, Adolescent and Family Studies, Education Policy, Performance Measurement and Rewards, Quantitative Methods for Policy Research, Social Disparities and Health. 

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
Winnie Van Dijk, Harvard
May 1, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Winnie Van Dijk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Harvard. Winnie's study topics are in labor, public, and urban economics, focusing on the design and evaluation of social policies.

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217
Linh Tô, Boston University
May 8, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Linh Tô is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Boston University. Ling's research focus is on topics in labor, public, and behavioral economics.

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Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Rm 217