Juli Plant Grainger PhD Alumni Conference

Saturday, April 1st, 2017 - 9am-5pm

Sewell Social Science Building
1180 Observatory Dr, Room 8417 [Map]

Hosted by the Juli Plant Grainger Institute

Conference Schedule

*Speaker, when more than one author listed
9:00 - 9:15 Introduction
9:15 - 10:00
*Peter Arcidiacono, joint with Joe Hotz, Arnaud Maurel, and Teresa Romano, “Ex Ante Returns and Occupational Choice"
10:15 - 11:00
*Carly Urban, joint with Christiana Stoddard,  “The Effects of Financial Education on Student Financial Aid Choices”
11:00 - 11:15
Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00
*Kevin Hutchinson, joint with Mark Colas,  “Heterogeneous Workers and Federal Income Taxes in a Spatial Equilibrium”
12:00 - 1:15
1:15 - 2:00
Rebecca Lessem,  “Skill specialization and economic success: Networks and human capital in short term labor markets”
2:00 - 2:45
Kathryn Edwards, "The Work, Consumption, and Savings Behavior of Parents with an Unemployed Child"
2:45 - 3:15
Break/Student Posterboard Session
3:15 - 4:00
*Michael Choi joint with Teddy Kim and Anovia Dai, “Consumer Search and Price Competition"
4:00 - 4:45
Yuya Takahashi, "Competition in a Differentiated Product Market with Individual Pricing"
Adjorn to Terrace

Alumni Participants

Yu Fai (Michael) Choi
Laura Dague
Kathryn Edwards
Erik Hembre
Kevin Hutchinson
Ying-Ying Lee
Rebecca Lessem
Kurt Lunsford
Peter Newberry
Carl Sanders
Wisarut Suwanprasert
Yuya Takahashi
Atsuko Tanaka
Carly Urban

Student Poster Session Participants

Alexander Clark - "Advocacy and Cheap Talk"
Eunsun Gil - "Declining Labor Share, Slow Recovery in Employment and Trickle-Down of Unemployment"
Gueyon Kim - "The Effects of Technological Change on Worker Sorting in a Global Economy"
Siha Lee - "Household Responses to Disability Shocks: Labor Supply, Home Production, and Caregiving"
Nicholas Tenev - "Social Capital Investment and Racial Inequality"