Applied Economics/Econometrics

Workshop Schedule 2021-2022

Program Directors:

Daniel Chaves and Rory McGee


Fall Term 2021

Tuesday, September 21: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Shelly Lundberg (UC – Santa Barbara) Distinguished Lecture
"Educational Gender Gaps" 

Wednesday, September 22: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Shelly Lundberg (UC – Santa Barbara), Department Seminar
"Gender Economics: Dead-Ends and New Opportunities" 

Wednesday, October 20: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Charles Gauthier (Western University)
"Price Search and Consumption Inequality: Robust, Credible, and Valid Inference" 

Wednesday, October 27: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Marco Pariguana (Western University)
"School Choice, Mismatch, and Graduation" 

Thursday, October 28: 12:00-1:30 p.m., ONLINE

E. Martin Luccioni (Western University)
"The Determinants of Teaching Effectiveness: Evidence from a Model of Teachers' and Students' Interactions" 

Wednesday, November 3: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Martin O'Connell (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
"TBA" 
RESCHEDULED

Wednesday, November 10: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Robert Millard (Western University)
"Early-Onset Disability, Education Investments, and Social Insurance" 

Wednesday, November 17: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 2050

Victor Aguirregabiria (University of Toronto)
"Dynamic demand for differentiated products with fixed-effects unobserved heterogeneity" 

Thursday, November 18: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Cecilia Diaz Campo (Western University)
"Dynamic Moral Hazard in Nonlinear Health Insurance Contracts" 

Wednesday, December 1: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 2050

Siha Lee (McMaster University)
"Spousal Labor Supply, Caregiving, and the Value of Disability Insurance

Wednesday, December 8: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Phuong Vu (Western University)
"Employment Mobility and Long-run Earnings Inequality among Canadian Immigrants" 


Winter Term 2022 

Wednesday, March 9: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Chris Taber (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
"Methods for using Selection on Observed Variables to Address Selection on Unobserved Variables
Joint with Tim Conley, Joe Altonji, and Todd Elder
Short Term Visitor

Wednesday, March 16: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Chris Neilson (Princeton University)
"TBA" 
CANCELLED

Wednesday, March 23: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Basit Zafar (University of Michigan)
Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors
Joint with with Patricia Cortés, Jessica Pan, and Laura Pilossoph

Wednesday, April 6: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Marlene Koffi (University of Toronto)
"Innovative Ideas and Gender Inequality

Wednesday, April 13: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Milena Almagro (Chicago Booth School of Business)
"Location Sorting and Endogenous Amenities: Evidence from Amsterdam

Wednesday, April 20: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Martin O'Connell (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
"The Evolution of Concentration and Markups in Grocery Markets”     
Joint with Howard Smith and Øyvind Thomassen

Thursday, April 21: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Martin O'Connell (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
"Optimal Sin Taxation and Market Power”
Joint with Kate Smith

Wednesday, April 27: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Xiaoxia Shi (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
"Semi-Nonparametric Estimation of Random Coefficient Logit Model for Aggregate Demand"


Summer Term 2022

Wednesday, May 4: 3:30-5:00 p.m., ONLINE

Matt Shapiro (University of Michigan)
"How Worker Productivity and Wages Grow with Tenure and Experience: The Firm Perspective"

Wednesday, May 11: 12:00-1:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Hans Martinez Torres (Western University)
"TBA"

Wednesday, May 11: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Emmanuel Murray Leclair (Western University)
"TBA"

Thursday, May 12: 3:30-5:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Charlotte Ursenbach (Western University)
"TBA

Thursday, May 19: 12:00-1:00 p.m., SSC 4161

Javier Martinez Hernandez (Western University)
"TBA"

Wednesday, May 25: 12:00-1:00 p.m., ONLINE

Anastasiia Suvorova (Western University)
"Parental investment, Child's Gender, and Skill Deficits"

Thursday, May 26: 12:00-1:00 p.m., ONLINE

Alisaleh Shariati (Western University)
"Immigration and Frictions in the Labor Market: How Does Immigration Affect Labor Market Dynamics in the United States?"