Winter and Spring 2022
Friday, January 14, 12:00pm. via Zoom. Wifag Adnan, NYU Abu Dhabi, Brown Bag Seminar, Save the Melting Pot! The Role of Culture versus Context in Shaping Economic Outcomes.
Thursday, January 20, 12:00pm. via Zoom. Ioana Marinescu, University of Pennsylvania, Economics Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar, Minimum Wage Employment Effects and Labor Market Concentration.
Friday, January 21, 12:00pm. via Zoom. Ajay Shenoy, University of California, Santa Cruz, Brown Bag Seminar, The Workforce of Clientelism: The Case of Local Officials in the Party Machine.
Thursday, February 10, 4:00pm. Ralph Chami, IMF, CDE Seminar, A New Framework for a Nature-Based Economy.
Thursday, February 17, 4:00pm. via Zoom. David Lagakos, Boston University, Economics Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar, Technology and Local State Capacity: Evidence from Ghana.
Friday, March 4, 12:00pm. Schapiro 241. Josh Hyman, Amherst, Brown Bag Seminar, “Public School Funding, School Quality, and Adult Crime”.
Friday, March 11, 12:15pm. Schapiro 241. Neal Rappaport, Williams College, Brown Bag Seminar, “From the Taliban to the Taliban…How did 20 years in Afghanistan end in chaos?”.
Wednesday, April 6, 4:00pm. Schapiro 129. Owen Thompson, Williams College, Economics Department Seminar, The Long Run Impacts of Court-Ordered Desegregation.
Wednesday, April 20, 4:00pm. via Zoom. Greg Casey, Williams College, Economics Department Seminar, Projecting the impacts of climate change: the role of macroeconomic dynamics.
Thursday, April 28, 4:00pm. via Zoom. Isaac Mbiti, University of Virginia, Economics Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar, Improving STEM Learning: Experimental Evidence from Urban Primary Schools in India.
Saturday, April 30, Promoting Inclusion in Economic Research (PIER) Virtual Conference.
Friday, May 6, 12:00pm. Schapiro 241. Rohit Bhattacharya, Williams College, Brown Bag Seminar, “On Testability of the Front-Door Model via Verma Constraints”.
Friday, September 24, 12:00pm. Schapiro 141. Alicia Atwood, Vassar, Brown Bag Seminar, “Measles, Mexico, and Migration”.
Tuesday, September 28, 4:00pm. Griffin 6. Sarah Reber, UCLA, Economics Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar, Were Federal COVID Relief Funds for Schools Enough?
Friday, October 1, 12:00pm. Schapiro 141. Ana Maria Ibanez, IDB, Brown Bag Seminar, “Life Out of the Shadows: Impacts of a Large-Scale Regularization Program on Refugees’ Lives”.
Wednesday, October 6, 4:00pm. Schapiro 129. Will Olney, Williams College, Economics Department Seminar, Importing the Opioid Crisis? Trade, Smuggling, and Fentanyl Overdoses.
Thursday, October 14, 4:00pm. Griffin 6. Todd Schoellman, Minneapolis Fed, Economics Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar, Alma Mater Matters: College Quality, Talent, and Development.
Tuesday, October 19, 4:00pm. Schapiro 129. Matthew Tarduno, Berkeley ARE, Economics Department Seminar, For Whom the Bridge Tolls: Congestion, Air Pollution, and Second-Best Road Pricing.
Thursday, November 4, 4:00pm. Griffin 6. Javaiera Qureshi, University of Illinois at Chicago, joint Economics Class of 1960 Scholars/CDE Seminar, OK Boomer: Generational Differences in Teacher Quality.
Friday, November 12, 4:00pm. Ramana Ramaswamy, Queens College and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, CDE Seminar, “The Chinese Economy: A Longer-Term Perspective”.
Friday, December 3, 12:00pm. Schapiro 141. Katie Gutierrez, Williams College, Brown Bag Seminar, “New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship, policy change, and student achievement at the University of New Mexico”.