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Seminar Series 2013-2014
Sponsored by the Economics Department

Date Speaker Title
September 25, 2013
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Braker 001
Samuel Bazzi, Assistant Professor of Economics, Boston University "Wealth Heterogeneity, Income Shocks, and International Migration: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia"
October 7, 2013
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Braker 001
Ruben Durante, Assistant Professor of Economics, Sciences Po Paris, Visiting Yale "Politics 2.0: the Multifaceted Effect of Broadband Internet on Political Participation"
(joint with F. Campante and F. Sobbrio)
October 23, 2013
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Braker 001
Nava Ashraf, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School "Do Gooders and Doctors: Evidence on Selection and Performance of Health Workers in Zambia"
October 30, 2013
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Braker 001
Daniel Shoag, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School "Why Has Regional Income Convergence in the U.S. Declined?"
November 13, 2013
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Murrow Room - Goddard 210
Shinsuke Tanaka, Assistant Professor of Economics, The Fletcher School "Uncovering the Market Price of Bribes: The Effect of Information Technology on Corruption in India"
November 20, 2013
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Tisch 316
Kehinde Ajayi, Assistant Professor of Economics, Boston University "School Choice and Educational Mobility: Lessons from Secondary School Applications in Ghana"
March 10, 2014
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Braker 001
Enrico Spolaore, Professor of Economics, Tufts University "Fertility and Modernity: A Tale of Two Diffusions"
(Work-in-Progress Lunch Series)
March 27, 2014
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Barnum 104
Rachel Kranton, James B. Duke Professor of Economics, Duke University "Identity, Groups, and Social Preferences"
(Wellington Burnham Series)
March 31, 2014
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Braker 001
Melissa Dell, Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, Harvard University "Path Dependence in Development: Evidence from the Mexican Revolution"
April 2, 2014
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Braker 118
Yannis Ioannides, Max and Herta Neubauer Chair and Professor of Economics, Tufts University "Thinking about Social Interactions and Networks with an Application to Inequality"
(Work-in-Progress Lunch Series)
April 7, 2014
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Braker 001
David Atkin, Assistant Professor Economics, Yale University "Who's Getting Globalized? The Size and Implications of Intranational Trade Costs"
April 15, 2014
4:30-6:00 p.m.
51 Winthrop St.
Rohini Pande, Mohammed Kamal Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School "Designing Environmental Regulations When State Capacity is Low: The Role of Information and Incentives"
(Birger Lecture Series)
April 24, 2014
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Mugar 231 (Cabot)
Simone Schaner, Assistant Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College "The Persistent Power of Behavioral Change: Long-Run Impacts of Temporary Savings Subsidies for the Poor"
(Fletcher Development Seminar)
April 28, 2014
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Braker 001
Massimo Filippini, Professor of Economics and Energy Economics, ETH Zürich and Università della Svizzera italiana "Underlying Energy Efficiency in the US Residential Sector and Potential CO2 Savings"
May 7, 2014
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene
Laura Gee, Assistant Professor of Economics, Tufts University Title TBA
(Work-in-Progress Lunch Series)

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