The Center for Health & Wellbeing and The Research Program in Development Studies
Weekly Seminar Series
300 Wallace Hall @ 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
Audience restricted to Faculty, Fellows and Students
Avraham Ebenstein, Lecturer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem"
"WHY DO PARENTS ABORT GIRLS? PATRILOCALITY AND ITS HISTORICAL ORIGINS"
Scott Fulford, Assistant Professor of Economics and International Studies
“THE PUZZLE OF MARRIAGE MIGRATION IN INDIA”
Franco Peracchi, Professor of Econometrics, Tor Vergata University
"GROWING UP IN THE ERA OF THE TWO WORLD WARS"
Thomas Fujiwara, Assistant Professor of Economics
"ESTIMATING HABIT FORMATION IN VOTING"
David Cutler, Professor of Applied Economics
"PHYSICAN BELIEFS AND PATIENT PREFERENCES: A NEW LOOK AT REGIONAL VARIATION IN HEALTH CARE SPENDING"
Philippe Aghion, Professor of Politics
“CREATIVE DESTRUCTION AND SUBJECTIVE WELLBEING”
Jonathan Gruber, Professor of Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
NOTE: MONDAY 4:15-6:00 P.M. – 300 Wallace Hall
Arun Chandrasekhar, Assistant Professor in Economics
NOTE: TUESDAY 2:40-4:00 P.M. – 200 Fisher Hall
Geoffrey Heal, Associate Professor of Economics
Columbia Business School
“FEELING THE HEAT: TEMPERATURE, PHYSIOLOGY, AND THE WEALTH OF NATIONS”
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Professor of Economics
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Dean Spears, Visiting Economist
Centre for Development Economics
Delhi School of Economics
*Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Economics - Macroeconomics
+Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Economics – Industrial Relations
^Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Economics – Econometrics