Labor, Development & Health Workshops

Fall 2018

All seminars are held in Oak 337 unless otherwise noted.

Date and Time

Presenter

Paper Title

8/28/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Jennifer Hunt

(Rutgers University)

Why Are Fewer Workers Earning Middle Wages and Is It a Bad Thing?
9/4/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Patralekha Ukil
(UConn)
Parental Economic Conditions and Infant Health
9/11/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Andrew Ju
(UConn)
Teachers’ Unions During the Great Recession and its Impact on School District Finance and Student Achievement
9/25/2018
3:30 – 5:00Reception to Follow!
Kirabo Jackson

(Northwestern University)

NOTE: this seminar will be located in Gentry 142

Reducing Inequality Through Dynamic Complementarity: Evidence from Head Start and Public School Spending
10/2/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Michael Kremer The Endowment Effect and Collateralized Loans.
10/9/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Haiyang Kong
(UConn)
Foreign Trade Policy as Education Policy? The Impact of Import Competition on K-12 Public Education Expenditures
10/16/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Yunlu Shu
(UConn)
Unilateral Divorce and Black-white Interracial Marriages
10/23/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Rossella Calvi
(Rice University)
Sharing the Pie: Undernutrition, Intra-household Allocation, and Poverty
10/25/2018
Thursday Seminar
12:25 – 1:55
Kevin Wood
(UConn)
Early Retirement and the Affordable Care Act
10/30/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Samantha Trajkovski
(UConn)
 California Paid Family Leave and Parental Time Use
11/1/2018
Thursday Seminar
12:25 – 1:55
Jan Ondrich
(Syracuse University)
The Effects of Civil Conflict on Women’s Labor Force Participation:
A Causal Mechanism Approach
11/2/2018
Friday Seminar
12:20 – 1:50
Zeljko Bogetic
(World Bank)
11/6/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Heather Royer
(University of California Santa Barbara)
11/13/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Mike Grossman

(City University of New York Graduate Center, National Bureau of Economic Research, and IZA)

Does E-Cigarette Advertising Encourage Adult Smokers to Quit?
11/15/2018
Thursday Seminar
12:25 – 1:55
Mark McInerney
(UConn)
Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Mortality
11/20/2018
Thanksgiving Break
11/27/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Kathleen Mullen

The Value of Working Conditions in the United States and Implications for the Structure of Wages

12/4/2018
3:30 – 5:00
Janet Currie
Physician
Decision Making: The
Case of Depression

 

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