Applied Microeconomics Seminar

UNC Department of Economics

 

The UNC Applied Microeconomics Seminar meets on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 in Gardner 211 unless otherwise indicated.  If you have questions about the seminar, please contact Brian McManus (email) or Lisa Gaines (email).

 

Click here for the 2012-13 seminar series

 

Spring 2012

Date

Speaker

Paper title & link

Time & place

 

 

 

 

February 29

Matthew Wiswall

New York University

Evolution of Gender Differences in Post-Secondary Human Capital Investments: College Majors

3:30 in G211

March 14

Brett Gordon

Columbia University

“Political Advertising and the Electoral College.”

Background paper linked here.  Abstract for main paper is here.  Preliminary draft of main paper to be circulated via email.

3:30 in G211

March 21

Flavio Cunha

University of Pennsylvania

An Empirical Model of Parental Learning about the Technology of Skill Formation.  (Access restricted to UNC ONYEN accounts.  To get a copy by email, contact Brian McManus.)

3:30 in G211

March 28

Fabian Lange

Yale University

“Duration Dependence and Labor Market Conditions: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment.”  Paper circulated by email.  Contact Brian McManus if you need a copy of it.

3:30 in G211

April 11

James Roberts

Duke University

“Airline Mergers and the Potential Entry Defense.”  Slides circulated by email.  Contact Brian McManus if you need a copy of them.

3:30 in G211

May 2

William Pizer

Duke University

How Will Climate Change Policies Affect Domestic Manufacturing?

3:30 in G211

 

 

Fall 2011

Date

Speaker

Paper title & link

Time & place

 

 

 

 

September 19

(Monday)

Christopher Flinn

New York University

Household Choices and Child Development

1:00 in G211

September 28

Limor Golan

Carnegie-Mellon Univ.

Estimating the Returns to Parental Time Investment in Children Using a Life Cycle Dynastic Model

3:30 in G211

October 19

Robert Hammond

North Carolina State Univ.

Heterogeneity in Tournaments with Incomplete Information: An Experimental Analysis

3:30 in G211

October 26

George-Levi Gayle

Carnegie-Mellon Univ.

Identifying and Testing Models of Managerial Compensation

3:30 in G211

November 15

(Tuesday)

Barton Hamilton

Washington University

Using Expectations Data to Infer Managerial Preferences

3:30 in G211

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to view the 2010-11 seminar calendar.

 

Last edited: November 8, 2011