Previous Seminars

Spring 2017

February 28, 2017
Benjamin Connault – University of Pennsylvania
Kernel Filtering

March 21, 2017
Martin Weidner – University College London
Fixed-Effect Regressions on Network Data

March 28, 2017
Gizem Kosar – Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Title to be announced

April 4, 2017
Nicholas Buchholz – Princeton University
Spatial Equilibrium, Search Frictions and Efficient Regulation in the Taxi Industry

April 11, 2017
Oeystein Daljord – University of Chicago Booth
Identifying the Discount Factor in Dynamic Discrete Choice Models

April 18, 2017
Myrto Kalouptsidi – Harvard University
Search Frictions and Trade Costs

April 25, 2017
Bernard SalaniĆ© – Columbia University
Title to be announced

May 2, 2017
Kim Sellers – Georgetown University
Title to be announced

Fall 2016

September 13, 2016
Lorenzo Caliendo – Yale University
Trade and Labor Market Dynamics

September 20, 2016
Federico Ciliberto – University of Virginia
Market Structure and Competition in Airline Markets

September 27, 2016
Manasa Patnam – CREST-ENSAE
Correcting for Sample Selection From Competitive Bidding, with an Application to Estimating the Effect of Wages on Performance

October 4, 2016
Ivan Fernandez-Val – Boston University
The Sorted Effects Method: Discovering Heterogeneous Effects Beyond Their Averages

October 12, 2016
John Abowd -Cornell
Title to be announced

October 18, 2016
Whitney Newey -MIT
Title to be announced

October 19, 2016
Alessandro Lizzeri– New York University
Title to be announced

October 25, 2016
Daniel Ackerberg -UCLA
Timing and Information Set Assumptions in a Production Function Context
Short Paper #1 and Short Paper #2

November 8, 2016
Benoit Perron – University of Montreal
Title to be announced

November 15, 2016
Basit Zafar– Federal Reserve Bank of NY
Title to be announced

November 29, 2016
Seung-Hyun Hong – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Principal-Agent Problems in Search and Bargaining: Evidence from Dual Agency in Residential Real Estate Transactions

December 6, 2016
Shuyang Sheng – University of California, Los Angeles
Title to be announced

December 13, 2016
Joris Pinkse – Penn State University
Title to be announced

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