Fall 2017

FALL 2017


A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Department of Economics, School of Management, Yale University

"Demand Estimation With Strategic Complementarities and an Application to Sanitation in Bangladesh"


Sept. 20, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Samuel Bazzi

Samuel Bazzi, Department of Economics, Boston University

"Unity in Diversity? Ethnicity, Migration, and Nation Building in Indonesia"


Sept. 27, 12-1 PM Leacock 429


Daniel Lichter

Daniel T. Lichter, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Institute for the Social Sciences, Cornell University 

"The Changing Spatial Scale of Residential Segregation in a Multiracial Society"


Oct. 4, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Stephen Raudenbush

Stephen Raudenbush, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago

"Some New Theory and Evidence on Neighborhood Segregation, Schooling, and Inequality"


Oct. 11, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Tom Van Ourti

Tom Van Ourti, Applied Health Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

"It runs in the family – influenza vaccination and unintended spillover effects"


Oct. 18, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Erin Strumpf

Erin Strumpf, Departments of Economics & Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University

"Early-term pregnancy loss: Using administrative health data to estimate its prevalence, distribution, and effects on health care utilization and costs"


Oct. 25, 12-1 PM Leacock 429


Ken Smith

Ken Smith, Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah & Population Science, Huntsman Cancer Institute

"Eggs and Exits: How Ages at the Start and the End of Reproduction Affect Adult Sex- and Cause-Specific Mortality in the 19th and 20th Centuries"


Nov. 1, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Dana McCoy

Dana McCoy, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University 

"Measuring early childhood development at a global scale: Evidence from the Caregiver-Reported Early Development Index"


Nov. 8, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Matthew Fox Matthew Fox, Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health "The need for and effectiveness of differentiated HIV care in South Africa"  

Nov. 15, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Scott Weichenthal Scott Weichenthal, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University "Mass Concentrations and Beyond: The Role of Particle Oxidative Potential in Air Pollution Epidemiology"  

Nov. 22, 12-1 PM Leacock 429