The Center for Health & Wellbeing
The Research Program in Development Studies
Weekly Seminar Series
300 Wallace Hall @ 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
Audience restricted to Faculty, Fellows and Students
September 17: Johannes Haushofer, Princeton University
"Household Response to Income Changes: Evidence from an Unconditional Cash Transfer Program in Kenya"
September 24: Sandra Black, Harvard University
"Does Grief Transfer Across Generations? In-Utero Deaths and Child Outcomes"
co-sponsored with the Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section
October 1: Hannes Schwandt, Princeton University
"The Lasting Legacy of Seasonal Influenza: In-Utero Exposure and Human Capital Development"
October 8: Diane Alexander, Princeton University
"Do Doctors Engage in Risk Selection? Unintended Consequences of Paying Doctors to Reduce Costs"
October 15: Leonardo Bursztyn, University of California-Los Angeles
"HOW DOES PEER PRESSURE AFFECT EDUCATIONAL INVESTMENTS?"
co-sponsored with the Department of Economics, Behavioral Economics
October 20: David Lam, University of Michigan
"Family Size of Children and Women During the Demographic Transition"
co-sponsored with the WWS Joint Degree Program
NOTE: MONDAY EVENING 5:30-7:00 p. m.
October 22: Ben Handel, University of California-Berkeley
"Information Frictions and the Welfare Cost of Adverse Selection"
co-sponsored with the Department of Economics, Applied Microeconomics
November 12: Daniel M. Hausman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
co-sponsored with the University Center for Human Values
November 19: Jonas Hjort, Columbia University
November 24: Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University
NOTE: Monday 2:40 - 4:10 p.m. 200 Fisher Hall
co-sponsored with the Department of Economics, Macroeconomics
December 3: Nicholas Li, University of Toronto
December 10: Hans Grönqvist, Stockholm University
"Childhood Lead Exposure and Criminal Behavior: Lessons from the Swedish Phase-Out of Leaded Gasoline"