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Department of Economics
Seminar Series Schedule
Fall 2014


Week of 09/15/14 - 09/19/14



MACRO/INTERNATIONAL MACRO SEMINAR
Monday, September 15, 2014
2:40-4:10 pm
200 Fisher Hall

Ananth Seshandri, University of Wisconsin
"On the Origin and Causes of Economic Growth"
(with Nicolas Roys)



LABOR ECONOMICS SEMINAR/INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS WORKSHOP
Monday, September 15, 2014
4:15pm

200 Fisher Hall
 
Alan Krueger, Princeton University
"A Look Back at the Auto Bailout"

 

POLITICAL ECONOMY SEMINAR
Monday, September 15, 2014
4:30 pm
127 Corwin Hall

Scott Ashworth, University of Chicago
"Learning About Voter Rationality"



OFFICE OF POPULATION RESEARCH SEMINAR
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
12:00pm
300 Wallace Hall
 
Diane Coffey, PhD Candidate, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
"Maternal Nutrition, The Status of Women, and Health Outcomes for Indian Children"

BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS SEMINAR
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
12:45-2:00 pm
023 Robertson Hall

Charles Sprenger, Stanford University
'Working Over Time: Dynamic Inconsistency in Real Effort Tasks'


THE GREGORY C. CHOW ECONOMETRIC RESEARCH PROGRAM/
OSKAR MORGENSTERN MEMORIAL SEMINAR
Tuesday, September 16
, 2014
2:40-4:00 pm
200 Fisher Hall

Simon (Sokbae) Lee, Columbia University
Optimal Covariate Collection for Prediction in Randomized Experiments
with Pedro Carneiro and Daniel Wilhelm



CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING/
RESEARCH PROGRAM IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES SEMINAR
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
12:15-1:30pm
300 Wallace Hall
 
 
Johannes
Haushofer, Princeton University
"Household Response to Income Changes: Evidence from an Unconditional Cash Transfer Program in Kenya"

APPLIED MICROECONOMICS SEMINAR
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
2:40-4:00pm
200 Fisher Hall


No Seminar
 


CIVITAS FOUNDATION FINANCE
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
2:50-4:00pm
Bendheim Center for Finance, Room 103
 
Ron Giammarino (University of British Columbia)
"
'Ambiguity' in Corporate Finance: Governance, Underinvestment, and Security Issuance
"
with Lorenzo Garlappi and Ali Lazrak

MICROECONOMIC THEORY SEMINAR
Thursday, September 18, 2014
2:45-4:00pm
200 Fisher Hall


Alexander Wolitzky, MIT visiting Princeton
"Mechanism Design with Maxmin Agents:  Theory and an Application to Bilateral Trade"


INTERNATIONAL TRADE SEMINAR
Thursday, September 18, 2014
4:15-5:45pm
200 Fisher Hall
 

Yoto Yotov, Drexel University
"Growth and Trade: A Structural Estimation Framework"