MEPS (Micro-Economic Policy Seminar) has upcoming research seminars – all are welcome!
Spring 2018 Seminars will be, unless otherwise indicated, every Tuesday at 11-12:15, in Founders Hall 478.
February 6: Ryan Decker (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) “Firm Dynamics and Local Economic Shocks: Evidence from the Shale Oil and Gas Boom”
February 13: Cesar Martinelli (Economics, GMU) “Politics, Entertainment and Business: A Multisided Model of Media”
February 20: Erdal Tekin (American University) “Does It Matter How and How Much Politicians are Paid?”
March 6: Toshi Mukoyama (Georgetown University) “Firm Growth through New Establishments” with Dan Cao (Georgetown) and Erick Sager (BLS).
March 13: No Seminar (Spring Break)
March 20: Brian Richter (University of Texas at Austin) “The Value of Political Geography”
March 27: Sandip Sukhtankar (University of Virginia) “Authentication and Targeted Transfers”
April 3: Ritam Chaurey (Binghamton University and SAIS JHU) “Paper Title – TBA”
April 10: Philip Armour (RAND Corporation) “What Do People Expect from Social Security and Does It Matter?: Evidence from the 2014 Reintroduction of the Social Security Statement”
April 24: Kevin Corinth (Council of Economic Advisers) “The Impact of Social Disorder on Crime: The Case of Homelessness”
May 1: Joonkyu Choi (University of Maryland) “Endogenous Risk-Taking, Young Firm Dynamics, and Aggregate Implications”