ECON 3112: Seminar in Labor Economics

ECON 3112: Seminar in Labor Economics

 

For a printable schedule, see the syllabus page.  All workshops meet in Littauer M-16, North Yard, Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45pm unless noted. Papers are posted 1-2 weeks before the presentation. If you cannot access a paper on the website, please email: gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

 

Fall 2018 Schedule of Speakers

Date/Location

Speaker Title

September 5
**Joint with Public, 3rd Floor Lounge**


Raj Chetty
(Harvard University)

"The Opportunity Atlas: Mapping the Childhood Roots of Economic Success"

September 12
3PM
**Joint with Behavioral, 3rd Floor Lounge**


Zoe Cullen
(HBS)

 "How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Effects of Salary Comparisons"

September 19


Ellora Derenoncourt
(Harvard University, Job Market talk)

"Can You Move to Opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration"

Monday, September 24
**Joint with Public**


Val Bolotnyy
(Harvard University, Job Market talk)

"Why Do Women Earn Less Than Men? Evidence from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority"

September 26
**Joint with Public**


Priya Shanmugam
(Harvard University, Job Market talk)

"Medical Decision-Making under Cognitive Constraints"

Monday, October 1
**Joint with Public**


Ashley Craig
(Harvard University, Job Market talk)

"Optimal Taxation with Employer Uncertainty"

October 3


Oren Danieli
(Harvard University, Job Market talk)

"Outside Options in the Labor Market"

October 10
**Joint with Public**


Matteo Paradisi
(Harvard University, Job Market talk)

"The Transitional Labor Market Consequences of Pension Reform"

Monday, October 15
**Joint with Public**


Linh To
(Harvard University, Job Market talk)

"The Signaling Role of Parental Leave"

October 17

No Meeting Department Seminar

Monday, October 20
** Joint with Public**


Ariella Kahn-Lang
(Harvard University, Job Market talk)

"Missing Black Males? The Impact of Non-Reporting on the Measurement of Black Male Outcomes"

October 24


Silvia Robles
(University of Michigan, Post Doc)

"Using Wait-list Cutoffs to Measure the Effect of Course Scarcity on Community College Students"

October 31


Michela Carlana
(HKS)

"Revealing Stereotypes: Evidence from Immigrants in Schools"


November 7
**Joint with Public, 3rd Floor Lounge**


Johannes Schmieder

(Boston University)

"Evaluating Active Labor Market Policies using a Spatial Regression Discontinuity Design"

 November 14


No Meeting



Monday, November 19
**Joint with Public**

Kevin Lang
(Boston University)

"The Determinants of Teachers' Occupational Choice"

November 21

No Meeting

 Thanksgiving

November 28
**Joint with Public, 3rd Floor Lounge**

Henry Farber
(Princeton University)

"How Important are Right-to-Work Laws?  Free-Riding and the Decline of Unions in the U.S."

December 5
**Joint with Public, 3rd Floor Lounge**

Henrik Kleven
(Princeton University)

"The EITC and the Extensive Margin: A Reappraisal"

 

 

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