Seminar Announcements Founders Hall

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

Fall Seminars will be held every Tuesday from 11:00 am-12:15 pm EST in VMH 322 on the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list for this seminar, please contact Eric Childress (echildre@gmu.edu).


August 30th: Catherine Maclean (GMU Schar School) “Evictions and Psychiatric Treatment”

September 6th: Daniel Houser (GMU Econ) “Social Norm Obedience is the Primary Source of the Gender Competitiveness Gap”

September 13th: Jeah Jung (GMU Health) “Is Medicare Advantage More Efficient than Traditional Medicare?”

September 20th: Xiang Ding (Georgetown) “Industry Linkages from Joint Production”

September 27th: Scott Gehlbach (Chicago Political Science and Harris School) “Diversity and Contagion in Conflict: Evidence from Anti-Jewish Pogroms in Late Imperial Russia”

October 4th: Sabrina Pabilonia (Bureau of Labor Statistics) “Who is Doing the Chores and Childcare in Dual-earner Couples during the COVID-19 Era of Working from Home?”

October 11th: Martha Stinson (Census) “Who is Served by the Tip Credit? Effects of Minimum Wage Laws on Tipping, Employment, and Prices at Restaurants”

October 18th: Chris Ruhm (UVA) “Marijuana Legalization and Opioid Deaths”

October 25th: Alessandra Fenizia (GWU) “Organized Crime and Economic Growth: Evidence from Municipalities Infiltrated by the Mafia”

November 1st: Nuno Limao (UMD) “An Import(ant) Price of Brexit”

November 8th: Justin Pierce (Fed Board) “Disentangling the Effects of the 2018-2019 Tariffs on a Globally Connected U.S. Manufacturing Sector”

November 15th: Stephie Friend (SF Fed) “Riding the waves. Inequality and adaptation to extreme temperatures in changing climate”

November 22nd: Thanksgiving Break

November 29th: Judith Hellerstein (UMD)

December 6th: Moises Yi (Census) “Location, Location, Location”