Fall 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Seminar 291, Department: What You Lose When You Lose Your Job: The Lasting Impacts of Unemployment

Panel Discussion: Departmental Seminar | March 1 | 4-6 p.m. |  2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment)

 Jennie Brand, UCLA

 Department of Economics

The discussion will be moderated by Danny Yagan of the UC Berkeley Economics Department and Sandra Smith of IRLE. You must register to attend. Click on title above to register.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Seminar 291, Departmental Seminar: "Pricing Uncertainty Induced by Climate Change"

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | March 14 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Lars Peter Hansen, University of Chicago

 Department of Economics

Climate science documents uncertainty induced by different emission scenarios, alternative models, and ambiguous physical interactions. Moreover, for some purposes, it constructs tractable approximations to initially complex models. To engage in credible policy analysis requires that we acknowledge and confront the limits to our understanding of dynamic mechanisms by which human inputs impact the...   More >

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Seminar 291, Departmental Seminar: "A Nation of Immigrants: Lessons from the Age of Mass Migration"

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | April 4 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Leah Platt Boustan, Princeton University

 Department of Economics

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Seminar 291, Departmental Seminar: "Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: What Does It Do and What Does That Mean?"

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | April 18 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Amy Finkelstein, MIT

 Department of Economics

joint with IO and PF seminars.
The talk will draw on several papers.
Specifically, the talk will briefly discuss the results of hte oregon experiment (summarized here) and then consider welfare analysis of the results based on two papers:
Finkelstein, Hendren, Luttmer "The Value of...   More >

Friday, April 27, 2018

Departmental Seminar: “Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth”

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | April 27 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Sandra Black, The University of Texas at Austin

 Department of Economics

Field(s): labor, education

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Seminar 291, Departmental Seminar: "Narratives, Imperatives, and Moral Reasoning"

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | May 1 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Jean Tirole, TSE

 Department of Economics

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