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).

 

Spring 2011

Date

Speaker

Paper title & link

Time & place

 

 

 

 

February 23

Stephen Shore

Johns Hopkins University

“Identifying Idiosyncratic Career Taste and Skill with Income Risk.” (download paper)

3:00 in G211

March 2

Robert Miller

Carnegie-Mellon Univ.

"Promotion, turnover and compensation in the executive market.”  (2 downloads: paper and new tables)

3:30 in G211

March 30

Hugo Benitez-Silva

SUNY – Stony Brook

“Recovery from and Onset of Mobility Limitations among Older Americans.” (download paper)

3:30 in G211

April 6

Pierre Dubois

Toulouse School of Economics

“Nonlinear Contracting and Endogenous Buyer Power between Manufacturers and Retailers: Empirical Evidence on Food Retailing in France.” (download paper)

3:30 in G211

April 13

Peter Arcidiacono

Duke University

“CCP Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models with Unobserved Heterogeneity.” (download paper)

3:30 in G211

April 27

Melissa Tartari

Yale University

“The Impacts of the 1992-1996 California Welfare Experiment.” (no paper for this seminar)

3:30 in G211

 

Fall 2010

Date

Speaker

Paper title & link

Time & place

 

 

 

 

September 29

Juan Pantano

Washington Univ.

“Using Subjective Expectations Data to Allow for Unobserved Heterogeneity in Hotz-Miller Estimation Strategies.”  Download paper.

3:30 in G211

October 27

Federico Ciliberto

Univ. of Virginia

“Does Multimarket Contact Facilitate Tacit Collusion? Inference on Conjectural Parameters in the Airline Industry.”  Download paper.

3:30 in G211

November 3

Adam Copeland

New York FRB

"The Impact of Competition on Technology Adoption: An Apples-to-PCs Analysis."  Download paper.

3:30 in G211

November 10

Andrew Sweeting

Duke Univ.

“Selective Entry and the Optimality of Auctions.”  Download paper.

3:30 in G211

December 8

Jeanne Lafortune

Univ. of Maryland

“Smooth(er) Landing?  The Dynamic Role of Networks in the Location and Occupational Choice of Immigrants.”  Download paper.

3:30 in G211

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last edited: December 23, 2010