All Seminars are held on Wednesday afternoons 4-5:30PM in Kaprilian Hall (KAP) 319.

Coordinator: Jeffrey B. Nugent, Tel:  (213) 740-2107


Speaker List, Spring 2016

January 13, 2016

January 20, 2016

Kensuke Teshima, ITAM (with Y. Sugita and E. Seira)

Assortative Matching of Exporters and Importers

January 22, 2016

January 27, 2016

Emily Nix, Yale University


February 3, 2016

February 10, 2016

Emma Aguila, USC, Price School

Consumption Smoothing, Frequency of Benefit Payments, and Effectiveness of Social Programs

February 17, 2016

Rahul Giri, ITAM and USC


February 24, 2016

Hongbin Li,Tsinghua University and Stanford University

Labor Market Experience and Returns to Education in Fast Growing Economies

March 2, 2016

Teresa Molina, USC

Health-Seeking Amidst Conflict: Evidence from the Philippines

March 9, 2016

Sandra V. Rozo, Marshall School of Business, USC  (With Therese Anders and Steve Raphael)

Kicked  Out to the Gangs? Crime Spillovers of Deportation

March 30, 2016

Edward Miguel, UC Berkeley

Experimental evidence on the demand for and costs of rural electrification

April 6, 2016

Prakarsh Singh, Amherst College

Targeting Child Malnutrition through Performance Pay.

April 13, 2016

Eric Hanushek, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

April 20, 2016

Mark Rosenzweig, Yale University  (with Kaivan Munshi)

Insiders and Outsiders: Local Ethnic Politics and Public Goods Provision

April 27, 2016

Yasuyuki Sawada, University of Tokyo (with Jun Goto, Takeshi Aida and Keitaro Aoyagi)

Incentives and Social Preferences: Experimental Evidence from a Seemingly Inefficient Traditional Labor Contract in the Philippines