Fall 2015 Seminars

September 8, 2015
Michael Gechter - Pennsylvania State University
Generalizing the Results from Social Experiments: Theory and Evidence from Mexico and India


September 16, 2015
Nathan Miller - Georgetown University
Merger Facilitate Tacit Collusion: Empirical Evidence from the U.S. Brewing Industry


October 13, 2015
Xu Cheng - University of Pennsylvania
Shrinkage Estimation of High-Dimensional Factor Models with Structural Instabilities


October 20, 2015
Yuya Sasaki - Johns Hopkins University
A Fixed Point Approach to Infinite Mixture Models and Direct Counterfactual Analysis


October 27, 2015
Juan Rubio-Ramirez - Emory University
Inference based on SVARs Identified with Sign and Zero Restrictions: Theory and Applications


November 3, 2015
Marco Del Negro - Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Dynamic Prediction Pools: An Investigation of Financial Frictions and Forecasting Performance


November 10, 2015
Flavio Cunha - Rice University
Eliciting Maternal Subjective Expectations about the Technology of Cognitive Skill Formation


November 17, 2015
Christopher Carroll - Johns Hopkins University
The Distribution of Wealth and the Marginal Propensity to Consume


December 1, 2015
Joe Altonji - Yale University
Unobservables When Estimating Group Treatment Effects: The Case of School and Neighborhood Effects