APPLIED MICRO LUNCH
Department of Economics
Columbia University

This lunch is organized by Till von Wachter. The lunch is mostly for junior faculty and students from the Economics Department, the Business School, and the Barnard Economics Department, but also the School of Social Work, Teachers' College, and the School of Public Health. We meet for lunch each TUESDAY, from 13:10 - 14:00. Lunch is provided. For further information, or to be added to the e-mail list for this lunch group, send e-mail to: Applied Micro Lunch or give me a call at 854-5712.


SPRING 2006

 

Date

Room in IAB

Speaker

Topic

January 24

1027

Dan Silverman

Other-Regarding Behavior: Theory and Evidence (Joint with Nicola Persico)

January 31

1027

Sue Dinarski

Building the Stock of College-Educated Labor

February 7

1027

Kristin Mammen

Fathers' Time Investments in Children: Do Sons Get More?

February 14

1027

Claudia Olivetti (PER)

Unequal pay or unequal employment? A cross-country analysis of gender gaps

February 21

1027

Monica Paiella

Intertemporal consumption choices, transaction costs and limited participation to financial markets: reconciling data and theory.

February 28

1027

Herdis Steingrimsdottir / Yinghua He

Parental Leave and Job Market Outcomes: Looking at a Policy Reform in Iceland

&

College Availability, Schooling Decisions, and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from an Unusual Quota Increase in China

March 7

1027

Emilia Simeonova / Stephan Litschig

Racial Disparities in Health Care: Evidence from the Veterans Health Administration

&

Can federal grants buy better local public service delivery? Evidence from a natural experiment in Brazil

March 14

1027

Spring Break

TBA

March 21

1027

Ting Wu / Muhammad Asali

Competition or Collusion: Evidence from Payday Lenders' Entry Decisions

&

Discrimination in an Equilibrium Search Model: The Intifada as a Natural Experiment

March 28

1027

Joshua Goodman / Vikrant Vig

Changing the Price of Public College: Massachusetts' Adams Scholarship

&

Liquidation Value and The Structure of Corporate Debt Financing

April 4

1027

Pierre Azoulay

Peer Effects in the Workplace: Evidence from Professional Transitions for the Superstars of Medicine

April 11

1027

Sebastian Galiani

The Effect of Pre-Primary Education on Primary School Performance

April 18

1027

No Lunch

TBA

April 25

1027

Miguel Urquiola & Erik Verhoogen

TBA

May 2

1027

Daniele Paravisini

TBA

May 9

1027

Richard Blundell (PER)

TBA