Founders Hall

Seminar Announcements

MEPS (Micro-Economic Policy Seminar) has upcoming research seminars – all are welcome!

Spring 2019 Seminars will be, unless otherwise indicated, every Tuesday at 11-12:15, in Van Metre Hall 479.

January 22: Carlos Ramirez (George Mason University, Economics) “The Real Effects of Liquidity: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in Puerto Rico

January 29: Sebastian Galiani (University of Maryland) “Persuasion by Populist Propaganda: Individual Level Evidence from the 2015 Argentine Ballotage

February 5: Ritam Chaurey (Johns Hopkins University, SAIS) “Creditor Rights, Threat or Liquidation, and the Labor-Capital Choice of Firms

February 12: Chris J. Kennedy (George Mason University, Environmental Science and Policy) “Natural resources and environmental change: interactions with management institutions drive alternative stable equilibria”

February 19: Tom DeLeire (Georgetown University) “How Do Low-Income Enrollees in the Affordable Care Act Exchanges Respond to Cost-Sharing?

February 26: Katharine Abraham (University of Maryland) “Driving the Gig Economy

March 5: Jessica Leight (American University) “Exporting out of Agriculture: The Impact of WTO Accession on Structural Transformation in China

March 12: Spring Break

March 19: Filipe Campante  (Johns Hopkins University, Economics) “Mobile Phones, Social Media, and the Behavior of Politicians: Evidence from Brazil”

March 26: Olga Timoshenko (George Washington University) “Uncertainty and Trade Elasticities

April 2: Heiwai Tang (Johns Hopkins University, SAIS) “Global Sourcing and Domestic Production Networks

April 9: Dan Ringo (Federal Reserve Board) “The Propagation of Demand Shocks Through Housing Markets

April 16: John Sabelhaus (Federal Reserve Board) “Lifecycle Dynamics of Saving and Wealth Accumulation

April 23: Dan Cao (Georgetown University) “Firm Growth through New Establishments”

April 30: Natalia Radchenko (American University) “Title – TBD”

April 30: Yoonha Kim (Georgetown University) “Preference vs Constraints: the Generational Transmission of Immigrant Entrepreneurship


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September 14: John Rust (Georgetown University) “Equilibrium Trade in Automobile Markets