Previous Seminars

Spring 2016

March 1, 2016
Stephane Bonhomme - University of Chicago
A Distributional Framework for Matched Employer Employee Data


March 15, 2016
Ivana Komunjer - UC San Diego
Nonparametric Identification in Nonlinear Simultaneous Equations Models: The Case of Covariance Restrictions


March 29, 2016
Mikka Rokkanen - Columbia University
Identification and Inference in Regression Discontinuity Designs with a Manipulated Running Variable


April 5, 2016
Rasmus Lentz - University of Wisconsin
Training and Search On the Job


April 12, 2016
Federico Bugni - Duke University
Inference under Covariate-Adaptive Randomization


May 3, 2016
Daniel Ringo - Federal Reserve Board
On The Effect of Student Loans on Access to Homeownership


May 12, 2016
Orazio Attanasio - University College London
Beliefs and Parental Investment

Fall 2015

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

sPRING 2015

February 24, 2015
Hidehiko Ichimura - University of Tokyo
Conditioning Variables in Program Evaluation Methods


March 3, 2015
George Tauchen - Duke University
Jump Regressions


March 17, 2015
Nicholas Papageorge - Johns Hopkins University
The Economic Value of Breaking Bad: Misbehavior, Schooling and the Labor Market


March 24, 2015
Karim Chalak - University of Virginia
Identification of Average Effects under Magnitude and Sign Restrictions on Confounding


March 31, 2015
Chao Fu - University of Wisconsin
Structural Estimation of a Model of School Choices: The Boston Mechanism vs. Its Alternatives


March 31, 2015
Chao Fu - University of Wisconsin
Structural Estimation of a Model of School Choices: The Boston Mechanism vs. Its Alternatives


April 14, 2015
Denis Nekipelov - University of Virginia
A/B Testing of Auctions


April 28, 2015
Juan Pantano - Washington University in St. Louis
Policy Interventions when Medical Treatment Dynamics Matter: The Case of in Vitro Fertilization


May 4, 2015
Roberto Steri - University of Lausanne
Dynamic Corporate Liquidity