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Seminar Series 2011-2012

The Tufts University Economics Department sponsors research seminars, lectures, and events throughout the year.

Date Speaker Title
September 21, 2011
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Cabot, Rm. 703
Shinsuke Tanaka, Assistant Professor of Economics, The Fletcher School, Tufts University Access to Health Infrastructure in South Africa
September 26, 2011
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Mugar 235
Kelsey Jack, Assistant Professor of Economics, Tufts University No margin, no mission? A Field Experiment on Incentives for Pro-Social Tasks
October 3, 2011
12:00-3:00 p.m.
51 Winthrop Street
Joshua Angrist, Ford Professor of Economics, MIT
James Stock, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University. et al.
Philip Green Wright, Double Jumbo and Inventor of IV Regression (Wellington Burnham Lecture)
October 5, 2011
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Mugar 235
Christopher Ksoll, Research Officer, Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University Why do some school inputs improve skills and other do not?
*Updated location*
October 12, 2011
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Mugar 235
Isaac Mbiti, Assistant Professor of Economics, SMU/Dedman College and MIT Secondary Schooling in Kenya
*Updated location*
*Updated date/time*
October 20, 2011
4:30-5:45 p.m.
Tisch Library, Rm. 304
Jenny Aker, Assistant Professor of Economics, The Fletcher School, Tufts University Mobile Money Transfers in Niger
October 27, 2011
4:30-5:45 p.m.
Tisch Library 314
Claudio Ferraz, Associate Professor of Economics, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Does Oil Make Leaders Unaccountable? Evidence from Brazil's Offshore Oil Boom
November 7, 2011
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Mugar 235
Frank-Borge Wietzke, Department of International Development, London School of Economics The Long Shadow of History: 19th Century Missionaries, Educational Mobility, and School Investments in Madagascar
November 14, 2011
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Lincoln Filene Hall, Rabb Room
Jim Berry, Assistant Professor of Economics, Cornell University Eliciting and Utilizing Willingness to Pay: Evidence from Field Trials in Northern Ghana
*Updated event*
November 16, 2011
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Tisch Library, Rm. 304
Kristin Forbes, Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management and Global Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management Bubble Thy Neighbor: Direct and Spillover Effects of Capital Controls
*Updated location*
*Updated time*
November 21, 2011
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Tisch Library, Rm. 304
Jessica Cohen, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Harvard School of Public Health Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
November 28, 2011
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Mugar, Room 200
Tomoo Kikuchi, Assistant Professor of Economics, National University of Singapore Self-fulfilling Beliefs, Poverty Trap and Endogenous Cycles
*Updated location*
December 1, 2011
4:30-5:45 p.m.
Mugar, Room 235
Saumitra Jha, Assistant Professor of Political Economy, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University Trade Shocks, Mass Movements and Decolonization: Evidence from India's Independence Struggle
*Updated location*
*Updated time*
December 5, 2011
1:30-2:45 p.m.
Braker, Rm. 222
Graziella Bertocchi, Professor of Economics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy Race v. Suffrage: The Determinants of Development in Mississippi
April 4, 2012
1:30-2:45 p.m.
Cabot 206
Benjamin Golub, Postdoctoral Scholar, MIT A Network Centrality Approach to Coalitional Stability
April 19, 2012
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Barnum 008
Lawrence Katz, Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics, Harvard University Do Neighborhoods Matter for Disadvantaged Families? The Long-Term Impacts of Moving to Opportunity
April 23, 2012
12:00-1:15 p.m.
Tisch 316
Wolfram Schlenker, Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs Department of Economics Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health (with Reed Walker)

Directions to Tufts and to Braker Hall >

For inquiries about the Seminar Series, contact Professor Dan Richards.