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Papers presented at CEP seminars:
CEP/LSE Labour Seminar

This lists all papers available to download in PDF format that were presented in this seminar series since 2001. Listed in descending order - most recent first.

A full list of seminar presentations (including those without PDF copies to download) is available.



05 May 2017  11:30 - 13:00
Job Mobility and Creative Destruction: Flexicurity in the Land of Schumpeter
Joseph Zweimueller (University of Zurich) , joint with Zurich
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24 March 2017  11:30 - 13:00
How do Hours Worked Vary with Income? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications
Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln (Goethe)
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17 March 2017  11:30 - 13:00
Shift-Share Instruments and the Impact of Immigration
Jan Stuhler (Carlos III Madrid)
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03 March 2017  11:30 - 13:00
Why Are Fewer Workers Earning Middle Wages and Is It a Bad Thing?
Jennifer Hunt (Rutgers)
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24 February 2017  11:30 - 13:00
Heterogeneous Beliefs and School Choice Mechanisms
Christopher Neilson (Princeton University)
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17 February 2017  11:30 - 13:00
Doing More When You’re Running LATE: Applying Marginal Treatment Effect Methods to Examine Treatment Effect Heterogeneity In Experiments
Amanda E. Kowalski (Yale University)
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09 December 2016  11:30 - 13:00
The Long-Term Consequences of Teacher Discretion in Grading of High-Stakes Tests
Petra Persson (Stanford) , joint with Rebecca Diamond
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18 November 2016  11:30 - 13:00
Do Recessions Accelerate Routine-Biased Technological Change? Evidence from Vacancy Postings
Lisa Kahn (Yale)
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10 June 2016  11:30 - 13:00
The Economic Consequences of Hospital Admissions
Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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03 June 2016  11:30 - 13:00
Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment
Katrine Loken (Bergen)
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27 May 2016  11:30 - 13:00
Family Friendly Firms? Worker Mobility, Firm Attributes and Wage Trajectories of Women and Men
Joe Hotz (Duke University)
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20 May 2016  11:30 - 13:00
Backlash: The Unintended Effects of Language Prohibition in US Schools after World War I
Vasiliki Fouka (Stanford)
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13 May 2016  11:30 - 13:00
Does Disclosure affect CEO Pay Setting? Evidence from the Passage of the 1934 Securities and Exchange Act
Alex Mas (Princeton)
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06 May 2016  11:30 - 13:00
Understanding Corruption: Theory and Evidence from the Audits of Local Governments
Maurizio Mazzocco (UCLA)
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29 April 2016  11:30 - 13:00
Bride Price and Female Education
Alessandra Voena (Chicago Booth)
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11 March 2016  11:30 - 13:00
School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement
Jesse Rothstein (Berkeley)
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11 December 2015  11:30 - 13:00
The Minimum Wage and the Great Recession: Evidence of Effects on the Employment and Income Trajectories of Low-Skilled Workers
Jeff Clemens (UC San Diego)
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27 November 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Climate Driven Technical Change: Seasonality and the Invention of Agriculture
Andrea Matranga (Moscow)
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13 November 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Mismatch of Talent Evidence on Match Quality, Entry Wages, and Job Mobility
Peter Fredriksson (Stockholm University)
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06 November 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Political alignment and tax evasion
Julie Cullen (UC San Diego)
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30 October 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Group-Average Observables as Controls for Sorting on Unobservables When Estimating Group Treatment Effects: the Case of School and Neighborhood Effects
Richard Mansfield (UCL)
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23 October 2015  11:30 - 13:00
The Impact of Loan Modifications on Repayment, Bankruptcy, and Labor Supply: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
Will Dobbie (Princeton)
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26 June 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Clicking on Heaven's Door: The Effect of Immigrant Legalization on Crime
Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi)
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19 June 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Terrorism and the Integration of Muslim Immigrants
Ahmed Elsayed (IZA)
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15 May 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Do Female Officers Improve Law Enforcement Quality? Effects on Crime Reporting and Domestic Violence Escalation
Carmit Segal (Zurich) , joint with Amalia Miller
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01 May 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Job Search Behavior among the Employed and Non-Employed
Giorgio Topa (Federal Bank of New York)
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13 March 2015  11:30 - 13:00
The Effects of School Spending on Educational and Economic Outcomes: Evidence from School Finance Reforms
Kirabo Jackson (Northwestern)
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06 March 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Model Uncertainty and the Effect of Shall-Issue Right-to-Carry Laws on Crime
Salvador Navarro (Western Ontario)
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27 February 2015  11:30 - 13:00
Virtually No Effect? Different Uses of Classroom Computers and their Effect on Student Achievement
Ludger Woessmann (University of Munich)
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28 November 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Housing Demand and Expenditures: How Rising Rent Levels affect Behavior and Costs-of-Living over Space and Time
David Albouy (Illinois)
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14 November 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Curriculum and Ideology
Noam Yuchtman (Berkeley)
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07 November 2014  11:30 - 13:00
How Does Raising Women's Full Retirement Age Affect Labor Supply, Income, and Mortality? Evidence from Switzerland
Rafael Lalive (Lausanne)
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27 June 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Bidimensional Matching with Heterogeneous Preferences: Smoking in the Marriage Market
Climent Quintana (Oxford)
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13 June 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Expanding College Opportunities for Low-Income High-Achieving Students
Caroline Hoxby (Stanford University)
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30 May 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform
Hanming Fang (U Penn)
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23 May 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Duke Grads, Monkeys, and Jobs on Wall Street
Dan Black (Chicago)
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16 May 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Paying for Quality In Healthcare
Joseph Doyle (MIT Sloan)
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09 May 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Medicaid Insurance in Old Age
Eric French (UCL)
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02 May 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Measuring the Impacts of Teachers
Jonah Rockoff (Columbia Business School)
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21 March 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Cashier or Consultant? Entry Labor Market Conditions, Field of Study, and Career Success
Joseph Altonji (Yale University)
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14 March 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Defying the LATE? Identification of local treatment effects when the instrument violates monotonicity
Clement De Chaisemartin (Warwick University)
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07 March 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Railroads and American Economic Growth: A 'market access' approach
Richard Hornbeck (Harvard)
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28 February 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Does the education of peers’ mothers and fathers matter? Mechanisms of parental spillovers in the classroom
Jane Cooley (Cambridge)
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21 February 2014  11:30 - 13:00
Do Hiring Subsidies Work in Recessions ? Evidence from France
Pierre Cahuc (University of Paris I-Pantheon Sorbonne)
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07 February 2014  11:30 - 13:00
JM - Social Incentives in Contributions: Field Experiment Evidence from the 2012 U.S. Presidential Campaigns
Ricardo Perez Truglia (Harvard)
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31 January 2014  11:30 - 13:00
The Economics of Severance Pay
Tito Boeri (Bocconi)
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29 November 2013  11:30 - 13:00
Have We Identified Effective Teachers? Validating Measures of Effective Teaching Using Random Assignment
Douglas Staiger (Dartmouth)
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08 November 2013  11:30 - 13:00
Corruption in Procurement and Shadow Campaign Financing: Evidence from Russia
Maxim Mironov (IE Business School)
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01 November 2013  11:30 - 13:00
The Skill Complementarity of Broadband Internet
Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago)
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28 June 2013  11:30 - 13:00
Food for the Brain? Breastfeeding and Child Development
Marcos Vera-Hernández (UCL)
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21 June 2013  11:30 - 13:00
Imported Inputs, Quality Complementarity, and Skill Demand
Nico Voigtlaender (UCLA)
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14 June 2013  11:30 - 13:00
Do Credit Market Shocks affect the Real Economy? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the Great Recession and `Normal’ Economic Times
Michael Greenstone (MIT)
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07 June 2013  11:30 - 13:00
The Effect of Employment Protection on Teacher Effort
Brian Jacob (Michigan)
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31 May 2013  11:30 - 13:00
The Mortality Cost of Political Connections
Raymond Fisman (Boston University)
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17 May 2013  11:30 - 13:00
Labor Market Reforms and Unemployment Dynamics
Jean-Marc Robin (UCL & Sciences Po)
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03 May 2013  11:30 - 13:00
On the Road to Heaven: Self-Selection, Religion, and Socioeconomic Outcomes
Mohamed Saleh (Toulouse)
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22 March 2013  11:30 - 13:00
Performance Pay and the Covariance Structure of Earnings and Hours
Thomas Lemieux (UBC)
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01 March 2013  11:30 - 13:00
Gender, Competition and Career Choice
Hessel Oosterbeek (UV Amsterdam)
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22 February 2013  11:30 - 13:00
Fixed Adjustment Costs and Aggregate Fluctuations
Mike Elsby (Edinburgh)
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07 December 2012  11:30 - 13:00
On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough
Nathan Nunn (Harvard)
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30 November 2012  11:30 - 13:00
Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures and Innovation Rates of U.S. Firms
Sari Pekkala Kerr (Wellesley College)
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16 November 2012  11:30 - 13:00
In the Name of the Father: Marriage and Intergenerational Mobility in the US, 1850-1930
Daniele Paserman (BU)
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09 November 2012  11:30 - 13:00
University Research and Regional Development in American Agriculture
Alexander Whalley (UC Merced)
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29 June 2012  11:30 - 13:00
Moral Hazard and Claims Deterrence in Private Disability Insurance
Mark Duggan (Wharton)
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22 June 2012  11:30 - 13:00
Grade bias in the social sciences: why are grades in economics so low and in psychology so high?
Michael Beenstock (Hebrew University)
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15 June 2012  11:30 - 13:00
JOINT LABOUR/CAPABILITIES SEMINAR: Understanding Peer Effects in Financial Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Noam Yuchtman (Berkeley)
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08 June 2012  11:30 - 13:00
Do Highly Educated Women Choose Smaller Families?
Moshe Hazan (Hebrew University)
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25 May 2012  11:30 - 13:00
Worker Matching and Firm Value
Eran Yashiv (Tel-Aviv)
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18 May 2012  11:30 - 13:00
Measuring Mismatch in the U.S Labour Market
Giorgio Topa (Federal Bank of New York)
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11 May 2012  11:30 - 13:00
JOINT LABOUR/CEE SEMINAR Gaming the Boston School Choice Mechanism in Beijing
Yinghua He (Toulouse School of Economics)
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09 March 2012  11:30 - 13:00
Vocational Schooling versus Apprenticeship Training. Evidence from Vacancy Data
Matthias Parey (Essex)
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09 December 2011  11:30 - 13:00
You Owe Me
Ulrike Malmendier (UC Berkeley)
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02 December 2011  11:30 - 13:00
War and Marriage: Assortative Mating and the World War II GI Bill
Marianne Page (UC Davis)
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25 November 2011  11:30 - 13:00
Insiders and Outsiders: Does Forbidding Sexual Harassment Exacerbate Gender Inequality?
Daniel Chen (Duke Law School)
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11 November 2011  11:30 - 13:00
Executive Networks and Firm Policies: Evidence from the Random Assignment of MBA Peers
Kelly Shue (Chicago Booth)
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28 October 2011  11:30 - 13:00
CEO Compensation and Responses to Risk: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Todd Gormley (Wharton School, UPenn)
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01 July 2011  11:30 - 13:00
The Incapacitation Effect of Incarceration: Evidence from Several Italian Collective Pardons
Giovanni Mastrobuoni (Collegio Carlo Alberto)
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17 June 2011  11:30 - 13:00
Men, Women, and Machines: How Trade Impacts Gender Inequality
Chinhui Juhn (Houston)
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10 June 2011  11:30 - 13:00
Effects of Trade on Female Labor Force Participation
Hosny Zoabi (Tel Aviv University) , joint with Philip Sauré (Swiss National Bank & EUI)
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20 May 2011  11:30 - 13:00
How does early childcare affect child development? Learning from the children of German Unification
Rafael Lalive (Lausanne)
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09 May 2011  10:30 - 12:00
Endogenous Mobility
John Abowd (Cornell)
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25 March 2011  11:30 - 13:00
Social Ties and the Job Search of Recent Immigrations
Kevin Lang (Boston University)
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11 March 2011  11:30 - 13:00
How does your kindergarten classroom affect your earnings? Evidence from Project Star
Raj Chetty (Harvard University)
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04 February 2011  11:30 - 13:00
*JM* Ambiguity and Insurance
Gharad Bryan (LSE)
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28 January 2011  11:30 - 13:00
*JM* Overborrowing and Systemic Externalities in the Business Cycle
Javier Bianchi (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
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21 January 2011  11:30 - 13:00
*JM* Intrahousehold Preference Heterogeneity, Commitment, and Strategic Savings: Theory and Evidence from Kenya
Simone Schaner (MIT)
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10 December 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Learning about Employee and Employer Learning: Dynamics of Performance and Wage Measures
Fabian Lange (Yale) , joint with Lisa Kahn
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03 December 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Yours, Mine and Ours: Do Divorce Laws Influence the Intertemporal Behavior of Married Couple?
Alessandra Voena (Chicago Booth)
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19 November 2010  11:30 - 13:00
JOINT LABOUR/CEE SEMINAR: Evaluating students' evaluations
Michele Pellizzari (IGIER-Bocconi & IZA)
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12 November 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Jury discrimination in criminal trials
Randi Hjalmarsson (Queen Mary, University of London)
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05 November 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections
Henry Farber (Princeton University)
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29 October 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Stereotypes and Inequality: Extending a Classical Model of Statistical Discrimination
Glenn Loury (Brown University)
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22 October 2010  11:30 - 13:00
JOINT LABOUR/SERC Seminar: Does Gender Matter for Political Leadership? The Case of U.S. Mayors
Fernando Ferreira (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
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08 October 2010  11:30 - 13:00
The Returns To Attending A Prestigious Law School
Paul Oyer (Stanford)
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01 October 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Returns to Local-Area Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Health Shocks to Patients Far From Home
Joseph Doyle (MIT Sloan)
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02 July 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Crime and the decriminalization of Cannabis: Evidence from a localized policing experiment
Imran Rasul (UCL and IFS)
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25 June 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Return Migration, Human Capital Accumulation and the Brain Drain
Yoram Weiss (Tel-Aviv University)
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11 June 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Going to a Better School: Effects and Behavioral Responses
Cristian Pop-Eleches (Columbia)
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04 June 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Measuring the average outcome and inequality effects of segregation in the presence of social spillovers
Bryan Graham (UC Berkeley & NYU)
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27 May 2010  12:00 - 13:30
The Race between Education and Technology: The Evolution of U.S. Educational Wage Differentials, 1890 to 2005
Lawrence Katz (Harvard)
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14 May 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Don't spread yourself too thin. The impact of task juggling on workers' productivity.
Andrea Ichino (University of Bologna)
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30 April 2010  11:30 - 13:00
JOINT CEP LABOUR/CEE SEMINAR: The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment
Eric Bettinger (Stanford University)
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19 March 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Wages and Human Capital in the U.S. Financial Industry: 1909-2006
Ariell Reshef (University of Virginia)
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05 March 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Do unemployed workers benefit from enterprise zones?
Thierry Magnac (Toulouse) , joint with Laurent Gobillon and Harris Selod
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26 February 2010  11:30 - 13:00
The political resource curse
Tommaso Nannicini (Bocconi University)
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29 January 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Bargaining Ability and Competitive Advantage: Empirical Evidence from Medical Devices (JMP)
Matt Grennan (NYU Stern)
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22 January 2010  11:30 - 13:00
Intellectual property rights and innovation: Evidence from the human genome (JMP)
Heidi Williams (Harvard)
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11 December 2009  11:30 - 13:00
JOINT CEP LABOUR/SERC SEMINAR: Rethinking the area approach - immigrants and the labour market in California, 1960-2005
 
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27 November 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Quasi-Experimental Identification and Estimation in the Regression Kink Design
David S Lee (Princeton)
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20 November 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Real Wage Inequality
Enrico Moretti (UC Berkeley)
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23 October 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Assessing the Impact of Science Funding
Julia Lane (National Science Foundation (NSF))
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09 October 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Occupational tasks and changes in the wage structure
Thomas Lemieux (UBC)
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03 July 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Informal Taxation
Monica Singhal (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard)
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12 June 2009  11:30 - 13:00
What are cities worth? Land rents, local productivity, and The capitalization of amenity values
David Albouy (Illinois)
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05 June 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Substitution effects in parental investments
Aloysius Siow (University of Toronto) , joint with Loren Brandt & Hui Wang
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22 May 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Birth Cohort and the Black White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth
Kenneth Chay (Brown University)
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15 May 2009  11:30 - 13:00
What Good Is Wealth Without Health? The Effect of Health on the Marginal Utility of Consumption
Erzo F.P. Luttmer ( Dartmouth College) , joint with Amy Finkelstein & Matthew Notowidigdo
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08 May 2009  11:30 - 13:00
The Price of Love: Marriage Markets in Comparative Perspective
Maristella Botticini (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Torino, and Boston University)
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20 March 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Car ownership and the Labor Market of Ethnic Minorities
Yves Zenou (Stockholm University)
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27 February 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Overworked and Overpaid: Failure in the Market for Job Experience
Marko Tervio (Aalto University)
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20 February 2009  11:30 - 13:00
When the Saints Come Marching in: Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Student Evacuees
Bruce Sacerdote (Dartmouth College)
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30 January 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Unemployed but Optimistic: Optimal Insurance Design with Biased Beliefs
Johannes Spinnewijn (EOPP)
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23 January 2009  11:30 - 13:00
Political Mergers as Coalition Formation: Estimates from Japanese Municipal Mergers
Eric Weese (MIT)
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12 December 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Information and Behavioral Responses to Taxation: Evidence from an Experiment with EITC Clients at H&R Block
Emmanuel Saez (University of California at Berkeley) , joint with Raj Chetty
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28 November 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Markets for Reputation; evidence on quality and quantity in academe
Daniel Hamermesh (University of Texas, Austin) , joint with Gerard Pfann
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21 November 2008  11:30 - 13:00
The marginal child throughout the life cycle: evidence from early legal variation
Elizabeth Ananat (Duke Policy School)
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14 November 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcomes
Victor Lavy (RHUL & Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
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24 October 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Intergovernmental Transfers and Elementary Education: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Brazil
Stephan Litschig (UPF)
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03 October 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Bankruptcy and Debt Portfolios
Winfried Koeniger (Queen Mary, University of London)
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27 June 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Testing Parental Altruism: Implications of a Dynamic Model
Kathleen McGarry (UCLA)
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20 June 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Growing up in bad times: Macroeconomic Volatility and the Formation of Beliefs
Paola Giuliano (UCLA)
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13 June 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Joint CEP Labour/CEE Seminar - Too young to leave the nest? The effects of school starting age
Sandra Black (UCLA)
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30 May 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Can Anyone Be The One - Field Evidence on Dating Behaviour
Michele Belot (University of Essex)
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16 May 2008  11:30 - 13:00
The flattening firm and product market competition: the effect of trade liberalization
Maria Guadalupe (INSEAD)
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09 May 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Discouragement in an Equilibrium Search Model With Type Uncertainty
Uwe Sunde (University of Munich)
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25 April 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Tax policy and the missing middle: optimal tax remittance with firm-level administrative costs
Joel Slemrod (University of Michigan) , joint with Dhammika Dharmapala & John Douglas Wilson
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14 March 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Motivation, Test Scores and Economic Success
Carmit Segal (Zurich)
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07 March 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Feeling the Florida Heat? How low-performing Schools Respond to Voucher and Accountability Pressure
Cecilia Rouse (Princeton University)
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29 February 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Children and Household Wealth
Karl Scholtz (University of Wisconsin)
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15 February 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Non-parametric identification in assymetric second-price auctiona: A new approach (JMP)
Tatiana Komorova (LSE)
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18 January 2008  11:30 - 13:00
Voting and Experimentation (JMP)
Bruno Strulovici (Northwestern)
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14 December 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Do value added models add value? Tracking, fixed effects and causal inference.
Jesse Rothstein (Berkeley)
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07 December 2007  11:30 - 13:00
The knowledge trap: human capital and development reconsidered
Ben Jones (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern)
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09 November 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Was Weber wrong? A human capital theory of protestant economic history
Ludger Woessmann (University of Munich)
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02 November 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Income maximization and the sorting of emigrants across destinations
Jeff Grogger (Harris School, Chicago & NBER) , joint with Gordon Hanson, UC San Diego & NBER
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19 October 2007  11:30 - 13:00
The Long Run Consequences of Child Labour: Evidence from Rural Tanzania
Rajeev Dehejia (LSE & Tufts University)
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12 October 2007  11:30 - 13:00
The deterrence effect of prison: theory and evidence
Justin McCrary (University of Michigan)
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29 June 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Public Policy and Passive Smoking
Francesca Cornaglia (UCL)
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15 June 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Escape from the city? The role of political autonomy and public goods in post-war suburbanization
Leah Platt-Boustan (UCLA)
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08 June 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Toxic Releases and Infant Health
Janet Currie (Princeton University)
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25 May 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Multiple Experiments for the Causal Link between Quantity and Quality of Children
Josh Angrist (MIT) , joint with Victor Lavy & Analia Schlosser
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18 May 2007  11:30 - 13:00
A Feasible Equilibrium Search Model of Individual Wage Dynamics with Experience Accumulation
Fabien Postel-Vinay (Bristol & Paris Sciences Economiques)
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11 May 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Be as careful of the books you read as of the company you keep. Evidence on peer effects in educational choices
Michele Pellizzari (IGIER-Bocconi & IZA)
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27 April 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Distinguishing Income from Substitution Effects in Disability Insurance: Preliminary Evidence from the Veterans Disability Compensation Program
David Autor (MIT)
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16 March 2007  11:30 - 13:00
Obtaining a driving license in India: An experimental approach to studying corruption
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard)
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09 February 2007  11:30 - 13:00
'Extending the Frontier: A Structural Model of Investment and Technological Competition in the Supercomputer Industry'
Joao Macieira (Northwestern University)
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02 February 2007  11:30 - 13:00
The Optimal Income Taxation of Couples
Henrik Kleven (London School of Economics)
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26 January 2007  11:30 - 13:00
I'd Rather be Hanged for a Sheep than a Lamb: The Unintended Consequences of the 'Three Strikes Law'
Radha Iyengar (CEP, LSE and NBER)
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01 December 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Joint CEE & CEP Labour Seminar: Does being wth more girls in school improve students' human capital outcomes and behaviour? Evidence on effects and mechanisms
Victor Lavy (RHUL & Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
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24 November 2006  11:30 - 13:00
The Effect of the Theo van Gogh Murder on House Prices in Amsterdam
Pieter Gautier (Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam) , joint with Arjen Siegmann and Aico Van Vuuren
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03 November 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Job Creation and Job Destruction in the Presence of Informal Labour Markets
Mariano Bosch (CEP & LSE)
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27 October 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Mortality, Mass-Layoffs, and Career Outcomes: An Analysis using Administrative Data
Till Von Wachter (Columbia University) , joint with Daniel Sullivan
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20 October 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Residential Location, Work Location, and Labor Market Outcomes of Immigrants In Israel
Mosche Buchinsky (UCLA)
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13 October 2006  11:30 - 13:00
The Introducation of the Food Stamp Program: Impacts on Food Consumption and Family Well-Being
Hilary Hoynes (UC Berkeley)
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06 October 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Childcare Choices and Children's Cognitive Achievement: the case on single mothers
Raquel Bernal (Northwestern)
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23 June 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Education and HIV/AIDS Prevention: Evidence from a randomized evaluation in Western Kenya
Michael Kremer (Harvard University) , joint with Stanley Watt
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09 June 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Why do Unemployment Benefits Raise Unemployment Durations? Moral Hazard vs Liquidity
Raj Chetty (Harvard University)
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02 June 2006  11:30 - 13:00
A Century of Work and Leisure
Valerie Ramey (University of California, San Diego) , joint with Neville Francis
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26 May 2006  11:30 - 13:00
The Political Economy of Disability Insurance Awards
Radha Iyengar (CEP, LSE and NBER)
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05 May 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Preferences and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in a Public School Choice Lottery
Justine Hastings (Yale University & NBER) , joint with Thomas Kane & Douglas Staiger
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28 April 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Venue: D002, basement, Clement House. Title: Incomplete Self-Enforcing Labor Contracts
Espen Moen (Norwegian School of Management) , joint with Guido Menzio
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10 March 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Testing a Roy Model with Productivity Spillovers: Evidence from the Treatment of Heart Attacks
Amitabh Chandra (Harvard) , joint with Doug Staiger (Dartmouth)
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03 March 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Measuring Productivity in Retail Trade and Services
Walter Oi (University of Rochester)
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17 February 2006  11:30 - 13:00
(JM) Size Geography and Multinational Production
Natalia Ramondo (UCSD)
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13 January 2006  11:30 - 13:00
Bribery: Who Pays, Who Refuses, What Are The Payoffs?
Jennifer Hunt (Rutgers)
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09 December 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Bonus Pay and Wage Inequality
Thomas Lemieux (UBC) , joint with W. Bentley Macleod & Daniel Parent
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02 December 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Skills, workforce characteristics and firm-level productivity in England
Jonathan Haskel (Imperial College London) , joint with Fernando Galindo-Rueda (DTI, CEP, CeRiBA & IZA)
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25 November 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Can Risk Aversion Explain Schooling Attainments? Evidence from Italy
Christian Belzil (CNRS-GATE)
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11 November 2005  11:30 - 13:00
From the Cradle to the Labor Market? The Effect of Birth Weight on Adult Outcomes
Paul Devereux (UCLA)
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28 October 2005  11:30 - 13:00
The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement
Lance Lochner (University of Western Ontario)
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14 October 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Pay Me Later: Inside Debt and Its Role in Managerial Compensation
David Yermack (Stern School of Business, NYU) , joint with Rangarajan K. Sundaram
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07 October 2005  11:30 - 13:00
A Competitive Theory of Unemployment, Vacancies, and Labor Market Flows
Robert Shimer (University of Chicago)
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01 July 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Financial Markets and Wages
Claudio Michelacci (CEMFI) , joint with Vincenzo Quadrini
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17 June 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Work Hours, Wages, and Vacation Leave
Joseph Altonji (Yale University) , joint with Anthony Smith & Ivan Vidangos
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10 June 2005  11:30 - 13:00
What's Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market
Marianne Bertrand (University of Chicago) , joint with Dean Karlan, Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir, and Jonathan Zinman
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20 May 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Education and labour market discrimination
Kevin Lang (Boston University)
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13 May 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Ability, sorting and wage inequality
Pedro Carneiro (UCL & IFS) , joint with Sokbae Lee
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06 May 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Does immigration affect the long term educational outcomes of natives? Quasi-experimental evidence
Victor Lavy (RHUL & Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
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18 March 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Intervivos Transfers and Bequests in Three OECD Countries
Ernesto Villanueva (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
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28 January 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Speeding, Tax Fraud and Teaching to the Test
Edward Lazear (Stanford GSB)
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21 January 2005  11:30 - 13:00
Equilibrium Policy Experiments and the Evaluation of Social Programs
Jeff Smith (University of Maryland)
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14 January 2005  11:00 - 12:30
Much Ado About Relatively Little? Experimental Evidence on Welfare Reform, Caseloads and Employment
Jonah Gelbach (University of Maryland)
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26 November 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Wage Growth due to Human Capital Accumulation and Job Search: A Comparison Between the United States and Germany
Uta Schoenberg (University College London)
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19 November 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Do Disapppointing Pay Rises Lower Productivity? Final-Offer Arbitration and the Performance of New Jersey Police Officers
Alex Mas (Princeton)
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12 November 2004  11:30 - 13:00
The impact of piece rate contracts on wages and worker effort: Evidence from linked employer-employee data
Tuomas Pekkarinen (Helsinki School of Economics)
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29 October 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Sorting in experiments
Ulrike Malmendier (UC Berkeley)
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22 October 2004  11:30 - 13:00
People People
Bruce Weinberg (Ohio State University)
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15 October 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Counselling the unemployed: does it lower unemployment duration and recurrence?
Marc Gurgand (PSE)
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25 June 2004  11:30 - 13:00
The US Gender Pay Gap in the 1990s: Slowing Convergence
Francine Blau (Cornell) , joint with Larry Kahn (Cornell University)
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11 June 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Does Hazardous Waste Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market and the Superfund Program
Michael Greenstone (MIT)
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28 May 2004  11:30 - 13:00
An empirical micro matching model with an application to Italy and Spain
Franco Peracchi (Tor Vergata University, Rome) , joint with Eliana Viviano
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14 May 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Self-Selection of Migrant Workers Revisited
Eran Yashiv (Tel-Aviv)
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30 April 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Bounds in Competing Risks Models and the War on Cancer
Adriana Lleras-Muney (UCLA) , joint with Bo Honore
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13 February 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Training and Unions
Christian Dustmann (University College London)
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30 January 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Economic impacts of unionization on private sector employers: 1984-2001
David S Lee (Princeton)
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16 January 2004  11:30 - 13:00
Is tomorrow another day? The labor supply of New York City cab drivers
Henry Farber (Princeton University)
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05 December 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Gender Wage Disparities among the Highly Educated
Dan Black (Chicago) , joint with Seth Sanders (Maryland) and Amelia Haviland & Lowell Taylor (Carnegie Mellon University)
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21 November 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Clean Evidence on Peer Effects
Armin Falk (IZA Bonn) , joint with Andrea Ichino (EUI, Florence)
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07 November 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Swedish labor market training and the duration of unemployment: an analysis with duration dependence and unobserved heterogeneity in treatment effects
Gerard Van den Berg (Amsterdam)
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24 October 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Job Protection and Family Policies: the Macho Hypothesis
Pierre Cahuc (University of Paris I-Pantheon Sorbonne) , joint with Yann Algan
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10 October 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Consumption Smoothing and the Structure of Labor and Credit Markets
Giuseppe Bertola (European University Institute) , joint with Winfried Koeniger (IZA)
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27 June 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Behavioral effects of minimum wages
Christian Zehnder (Zurich)
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09 May 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Regulation of entry and the distortion of industrial organization
Raymond Fisman (Boston University)
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14 March 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Social Networks and Occupational Choice
Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI)
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28 February 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Sorting Workers Within and Between Industries
Francis Kramarz (INSEE)
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14 February 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Job insecurity & children's emancipation: the Italian puzzle
Sascha Becker (University of Warwick)
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24 January 2003  11:30 - 13:00
Work Related Training and the National Minimum Wage in Britain
Mark Bryan (University of Essex)
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22 November 2002  11:30 - 13:00
Welfare to Temporary Work: Implications for Labour Market outcomes
Kenneth Troske (University of Missouri, visiting IZA)
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08 November 2002  11:30 - 13:00
A Theory of Wage and Turnover Dynamics
Lalith Munasinghe (Barnard College)
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25 October 2002  11:30 - 13:00
Why does financial development matter? The United States from 1900 to 1940
Rajeev Dehejia (LSE & Tufts University) , joint with Adriana Lleras-Muney
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11 October 2002  11:30 - 13:00
The effects of Mid-Career Military Enlistment on Civilian Career Prospects: Evidence from Australian World War II Volunteers
Andrew Seltzer (QMW)
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22 February 2002  11:30 - 13:00
Labor Mobility of Immigrants: Training, Experience, Language and Opportunities
Zvi Eckstein (Hersliya)
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25 January 2002  11:30 - 13:00
Income Inequality in France and the United States, 1901-1998
Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics)
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