The Center for Health & Wellbeing and
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
February 11: Philippe Aghion, Professor of Economics, Harvard University
"CREATIVE DESTRUCTION AND SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING"
co-authored with Angus Deaton and Alexandra Roulet
February 18: Magne Mogstad, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
"FIELD OF STUDY, EARNINGS, AND SELF-SELECTION"
February 25: Angus S. Deaton, Princeton University
"USING HAPPINESS MEASURES FOR POLICY"
March 4: Solomon M. Hsiang, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, University of California~Berkeley
"THE CASUAL EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE ON LONG-RUN ECONOMIC GROWTH: EVIDENCE FROM 6,700 CYCLONES"
March11: Prashant Bharadwaj, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California~San Diego
"PERVERSE CONSEQUENCES OF WELL-INTENTIONED REGULATION: EVIDENCE FROM INDIA'S CHILD LABOR BAN"
March 25: Anne Case, Professor of Economics, Princeton University
"IS 50 THE NEW 80? CHANGING PATTERNS OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH IN THE U.S."
co-authored with Angus Deaton
April 6~: Matthew Gentzkow, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
"SOURCES OF GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN HEALTH CARE: EVIDENCE FROM PATIENT MIGRATION"
NOTE: Monday, 2:40 - 4:00 p.m. in 023 Robertson Hall
April 6*: Nava Ashraf, Associate Professor of Economics, Harvard Business School
NOTE: Monday, 4:15 - 6:00 p.m., 200 Fisher Hall
April 15: Suresh Naidu, Assistant Professor of Economics, Columbia University
"SOCIAL ORIGINS OF DICTATORSHIPS: ELITE NETWORKS AND POLITICAL TRANSITIONS IN HAITI"
April 16^: Luigi Pascali, Assistant Professor of Economics, Pompeu Fabra University
NOTE: Thursday, 4:15 - 6:00 p.m., 200 Fisher Hall
April 22#: George Lowenstein, Professor of Economics and Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
April 29: Ray Fisman, Professor of Social Enterprise, Columbia Business School
May 6: Tom Vogl, Assistant Professor of Economics, Princeton University
~ Co-sponsored with the Department of Economics, Applied Microeconomics Group
* Co-sponsored with the Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section
^Co-sponsored with the Department of Economics, Microeconomics
# Co-sponsored with the Department of Economics, Behavioral Economics Group