ECON 3112: Seminar in Labor Economics

ECON 3112: Seminar in Labor Economics

 

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

February 13
*Joint with Public, 3rd Floor Lounge*


Crystal Yang
(Harvard Law School)

"Fear and the Safety Net: Evidence from Secure Communities"


February 20
*Joint with Public, 3rd Fl Lounge*


Gianluca Violante
(Princeton)

"Optimal Progressivity with Age-Dependent Taxation"

February 27
*Joint with Public, 3rd Fl Lounge*


Sara Heller
(Univ of Michigan)

"Rethinking the Benefits of Youth Employment Programs: The Heterogeneous Effects of Summer Jobs"

March 6


Corinne Low
(Univ of Penn, Wharton)

"Collateralized Marriage"

March 13


No Meeting

Department Seminar

March 20


No Meeting

Spring Break

Monday, March 25
*Joint with Public*


Magne Mogstad
(Univ of Chicago)

 

March 27


No Meeting

April 3


No Meeting

Visiting Days

April 10
*Joint with Behavioral & Public, 3rd Fl Lounge*

Arin Dube
(Univ of Mass, Amherst)
"Monopsony and Employer Mis-optimization Explain Why Wages Bunch at Round Numbers"

April 17
*Joint with Public, 3rd Fl Lounge*


Matt Notowidigdo
(Northwestern)

April 24
*Joint with Behavioral & Public, 3rd Fl Lounge*


Johannes Spinnewijn
(LSE)

"Job Seekers’ Perceptions and Employment Prospects: Heterogeneity, Duration Dependence and Bias"

May 1
*Joint with Public, 3rd Fl Lounge*


Philip Oreopoulos
(Univ of Toronto)

 

 

Course Summary:

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