2017-2018

Winter 2018

February 2018 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Feb. 16
3:30, L429
Allan Collard-Wexler (Duke University)
“Market Power, Production (Mis) Allocation and OPEC”
F. Lange
Friday, Feb. 23
3:30, L429
Halis Murat Yildiz (Ryerson University)
"Tariff bindings and the Dynamic Formation of Preferential Trade Agreements"
H. Benchekroun
March 2018 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Mar. 2
3:30, L429
Tony Smith (Yale University)
“The Historical Evolution of the Wealth Distribution: A Quantitative-Theoretic Investigation”
R. Castro & M. Poschke
Friday, Mar. 16
3:30, L429
Morten Nielsen (Queen's University)
“Asymptotic theory and wild bootstrap inference with clustered errors”
(joint work with A.A. Djogbenou and J.G. MacKinnon) - CANCELLED
S. Gonçalvez
Friday, Mar. 23
3:30, L429
Daniele Coen-Pirani (University of Pittsburgh)
- CANCELLED
R. Castro
April 2018 Speaker and Title Organizer
Thursday, Apr. 5
10:00, L429
Claudia Olivetti (Boston College)
"Social Norms, Labor Market Opportunities, and the Marriage Gap for Skilled Women”
T. Papageorgiou
Friday, Apr. 13
3:30, L429
Kevin Donovan (University of Notre Dame)
“Labor Market Flows and Development”
M. Poschke
Friday, Apr. 20
3:30, L429
Peter Klibanoff (Kellogg Northwestern)
“Incomplete Information Games with Ambiguity Averse Players" (joint with Eran Hanany and Sujoy Mukerji)
J. Li
Friday, Apr. 20
3:30, L738
Anil Bera (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
“Asymptotic Variance of Test Statistics in ML and QML Frameworks”
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
S. Chaudhuri
Friday, Apr. 27
10:00, L927
Florian Hoffman (Vancouver School of Economics, UBC)
"An Empirical Model of Life-Cycle Earnings and Mobility Dynamics"
TBA
Friday, Apr. 27
3:30, L429
Elliot Lipnowski (University of Chicago)
"Cheap Talk with Transparent Motives" (joint with Doron Ravid)
R. Dutta
May 2018 Speaker and Title Organizer
Thursday, May 3
3:30, L429
Amit Khandelwal (Columbia Business School)
"Using Satellite Imagery to Define Urban Markets: An Application to India"
T. Papageorgiou
Friday, May 11
3:30, L429
Francis Vella (Georgetown University)
“Decomposing Wage Changes for the United States” (joint with I. Fernandez Val, F. Peracchi and A.van Vuuren)
S. Chaudhuri
Wednesday, May 16
3:30, L429
Tong Li (Vanderbilt University)
“A Partial Identification Subnetwork Approach to Discrete Games in Large Networks: An Application to Quantifying Peer Effects”
V. Zinde-Walsh

Fall 2017

August 2017 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Aug. 25
3:30, L429
Joseph Greenberg (McGill University)
"Social Situations: Revisited”
L. Xue
September 2017 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Sep. 8
3:30, L429
Christopher Raphael Rauh (Universite de Montreal)
“Is Marriage for White People? Incarceration and the Racial Marriage Divide”, Elizabeth M. Caucutt, Nezih Guner, Christopher Rauh
M. Poschke
Friday, Sep. 15
3:30, L429
Nageeb Ali (Penn State)
"The Perverse Politics of Polarization"
R. Dutta
Friday, Sep. 22
3:30, L429
Roee Teper (University of Pittsburgh)
"Correlation and Exploration"
J. Li
Friday, Sep. 29
3:30, L429
Remi Jedwab (George Washington University)
The Average and Heterogeneous Effects of Transportation Investments: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa 1960-2010" joint with Adam Storeygard (Tufts)
M. Chemin
October 2017 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Oct. 6
3:30, L429
Carl Sanders (Washington University in St. Louis)
"How General is Human Capital? A Unified Approach" with Christopher Taber and Rune Vejlin
F. Lange
Friday, Oct. 13
3:30, L429
Hector Chade (Arizona State University)
“Risky Investment and Matching” with Ilse Lindenlaub
T. Papageorgiou
Friday, Oct. 20
3:30, L429
Douglas Miller (Cornell University)
“All In the Family: Assessing the External Validity of Family Fixed Effects Estimates and the Long Term Impact of Head Start”
E. Strumpf
Friday, Oct. 27
11:00, L738
Wouter Dessein (Columbia Business School)
“Organizational Capital, Corporate Leadership, and Firm Dynamics” joint with Andrea Prat
F. Lange
Friday, Oct. 27
3:30, L429
Yanqin Fan (University of Washington)
“Partial Identification in Moment Equality Models with Auxiliary Data” joint with Shih-Tang Hwu and Dongming Zhu
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
S. Chaudhuri
November 2017 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Nov. 3
3:30, L429
Anant Nyshadham (Boston College)
“Managerial Quality and Productivity Dynamics”
F. Amodio
Friday, Nov. 3
3:30, BRONF 210
Patrik Guggenberger (The Pennsylvania State University)
“A more powerful subvector Anderson Rubin test in linear instrumental variable regression”
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
S. Chaudhuri
Friday, Nov. 10
3:30, L429
Eric Renault (Brown University)
“Indirect Inference With(Out) Constraints”
S. Chaudhuri
Friday, Nov. 17
3:30, L429
Matthew Grennan (Wharton)
“Quantifying the Sources of Price Dispersion: Evidence from Hospital Procurement”
L. Lasio
Friday, Nov. 24
3:30, L429
Fabian Lange (McGill University) n/a
December 2017 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Dec. 1
3:30, L429
Maria Polyakova (Stanford University)
“Delegating Decision-Making to the Machine: Experimental Evidence from Health Insurance”
L. Lasio
Friday, Dec. 8
3:30, L429
Yoonseok Lee (Syracuse University)
"Depth-Weighted Estimation of Panel Data Models"
S. Chaudhuri