MEPS (Micro-Economic Policy Seminar) has upcoming research seminars – all are welcome!
Fall 2017 Seminars will be, unless otherwise indicated, every Tuesday at 11-12:15, in Founders Hall 478.
September 5: Erin Troland (Treasury), “Before the war on poverty: the impact of union health programs in Appalachia”
September 19: Brad Kells (GMU Economics), “Heterogeneous Reform Incentives in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program”
September 26: Diana C D’amico (George Mason University) and Robert Pawlewicz (George Mason University), “Where are all the Black teachers? Discrimination in the teacher labor market”
October 10: Serguey Braguinsky (University of Maryland), “Centers of Gravity: The Role of Top Management Teams in Firm Growth and Industry Evolution” (by Rajshree Agarwal, Serguey Braguinsky, Atsushi Ohyama).
October 17: Len Nicholls (GMU, Center for Health Policy), “Making Health Markets Work Better through Targeted Doses of Competition, Regulation, and Collaboration”
October 24: Judith Hellerstein (University of Maryland), “Social Capital and Labor Market Networks”
October 31: Jing Cai (University of Maryland), “The Impact of Corporate Taxes on Firm Innovation: Evidence from Corporate Tax Collection Reform in China,” (with Yuyu Chen and Xuan Wang)
November 14: Emin Dinlersoz (US Census Bureau), “Early-Stage Business Formation: An Analysis of Applications for Employer Identification Numbers”