Research

Empirical Microeconomics Workshop (formerly, PEW)

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First term


21 September 2017:
Walker Hanlon (NYU Stern School of Business & NBER), Evolving Comparative Advantage in International Shipbuilding During the Transition from Wood to Steel.
19 October 2017:
Clement Imbert (University of Warwick), Migration and Firms: Evidence from China (joint with Marlon Seror, Yifan Zhang and Yanos Zylberberg).
16 November 2017:
Florian Oswald (Sciences Po), Consumer Bankruptcy, Mortgage Default and Labor Supply (joint with Wenli Li and Costas Meghir).
30 November 2017:
Miguel Almunia (Warwick University), Information, Fiscal Capacity and Tax Compliance: An Experimental Evaluation.

Second term


22 February 2018:
Michel Serafinelli (University of Toronto), Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Diffusion in Poor Locations: Evidence from Ethiopia (joint with Girum Abebe and Margaret McMillan).
8 March 2018:
Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University), Ex Ante Returns and Occupational Choice (joint with V. Joseph Hotz and Arnaud Maurel).
15 March 2018:
Andreas Madestam (Stockholm University), Surviving the Killing Fields. The cultural and political heritage of the Khmer Rouge (joint with Mathias Iwanowsky).

Third term


19 April 2018:
Ulf Zoelitz (University of Zurich), High Achieving Men Discourage Women from Entering Quantitative Fields.
26 April 2018:
Joachim Voth (University of Zurich), Rage Against the Machines: Labor-Saving Technology and Unrst in England, 1830-32 (joint with Bruno Caprettini).
4 May 2018:
Hannes Schwandt (Universität Zürich), Unlucky Cohorts: Earnings, Income, and Mortality Effects from Entering the Labor Market in a Recession (joint with Till von Wachter).
10 May 2018:
Lorenzo Caliendo (Yale School of Management), Goods and Factor Market Integration: A Quantitative Assessment of the EU Enlargement (joint with Luca David Opromolla, Fernando Parro and Alessandro Sforza).
17 May 2018:
Rafael Dix-Carneiro (Duke University), Trade and informality in the presence of labor market frictions and regulations (joint with Penny Goldberg, Costas Meghir and Gabriel Ulyssea).
24 May 2018:
Treb Allen (Dartmouth College), The Geography of Path Dependence (joint with Dave Donaldson).
31 May 2018:
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University), Location as an Asset (joint with Adrien Bilal).
1 June 2018:
Pablo Fajgelbaum (UCLA), Optimal Spatial Policies, Geography and Sorting (joint with Cecile Gaubert).
14 June 2018:
Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University), Using Exchange Rates to Estimate Production Functions: Evidence from Colombia (joint with Nicolas de Roux, Marcela Eslava and Santiago Franco).

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