Juli Plant Grainger Public Workshop

Important note:

The Public Economics Workshop meets Tuesdays at 3:45 pm in Room 7142 Social Science (Morton Room)
Faculty organizer: Fernanda Rojas-Ampuero

*Please note the Public Workshops have moved from Room 8417 to Room 7142 for the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters.

Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
2/27 Joshua Gottlieb University of Chicago Market Size and Trade in Medical Services
3/5 Koichiro Ito University of Chicago Choosing Who Chooses: Selection-Driven Targeting in Energy Rebate Programs
3/12 Jacob Goldin University of Chicago Child Allowances and Labor Supply: Evidence from the California Young Child Tax Credit
3/19 Maya Rossin-Slater Stanford Germs in the Family: The Short- and Long-Term Consequences of Intra-Household Disease Spread
3/21 (11am-12:15pm in Grainger 3560) Allison Shertzer Federal Reserve, Philadelphia The Price of Housing in the United States, 1890-2006
4/2 Xavier Jaravel London School of Economics Five Facts about MPCs
4/23 Hoyt Bleakley Michigan Voting with their Feet: Differential Migration of the Free in the Antebellum United States
4/30 Benjamin Schoefer UC Berkeley Social Preferences, Hostility, and Dismissals: Evidence from Failures of Bilateral Efficiency in ‘Separations by Mutual Agreement in France'
5/7 TBD
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
9/12 Tim Layton Harvard Adverse Selection and (un)Natural Monopoly in Insurance Markets
9/19 Jim Sallee Berkeley Who Will Pay for the Energy Transition? Affordability, Efficiency, and Electricity Price Regulation
9/26 Katsuhiro Komatsu UW-Madison Temporary Layoffs and Unemployment Insurance
10/03 Lois Miller UW-Madison Switching Schools: Effects of College Transfers
10/10 Ray Kluender Harvard A Bittersweet Jubilee: Evidence on the Effects of Randomized Medical Debt Relief
10/17 Jeremy Kirk UW-Madison The Impact of Parental Resources on Human Capital Investment and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the Great Recession
10/24 Elise Marifian UW-Madison As Seen On TV: The Effects of Advertising on Demand for College
10/31 Stuart Craig UW-Madison Who Bears the Burden of Rising Health Care Spending in the US? Evidence from Hospital Mergers
11/07 Stephanie Owen Colby Experimental Evidence on the Effects of College Quality on Educational Attainment
11/14 Rossella Calvi Rice University Terms of Engagement: Migration, Dowry, and Love in Indian Marriages
11/21 NONE - -
11/27 MONDAY -Joint with Labor Workshop Bruce Meyer University of Chicago Poverty in the U.S.
11/28 NONE - -
12/05 Joe Hotz Duke Race Differences in Impact of Parental Resources on Children’s College Attendance & Its Financing
12/12 Nicole Maestas Harvard Social Security Disability Reform and Implications for Employment
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
3/21 Judd Boomhower UCSD Property Insurance Markets and Climate Change Adaptation
3/28 Marcus Casey UIC Distinguishing Causes of Racial Change: A Nearest Neighbor Design
4/04 Cormac O'Dea *GRAINGER VISITOR* Yale Intergenerational Altruism and Transfers of Time and Money: A Life Cycle Perspective
4/18 Dean Corbae UW-Madison Equilibrium Evictions
4/25 Winnie van Dijk *GRAINGER VISITOR* Harvard Conviction, Incarceration, and Recidivism: Understanding the Revolving Door
5/02 Matthew Johnson Duke Innovation and the Enforceability of Noncompete Agreements
5/09 Dena Lomonosov Wisconsin (Real Estate Dept) The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Residential Housing Choices
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
9/13 Itzik Fadlon UC San Diego Measuring Valuation of Liquidity with Penalized Withdrawals
9/20 Lee Lockwood University of Virginia Health Insurance Increases Financial Risk
9/27 Helen Levy Michigan The Impact of Eligibility for Medicaid versus Subsidized Private Health Insurance on Medical Spending, Self-Reported Health, and Public Program Participation
10/04 Hae-Young Hong UW-Madison Estimating the Distribution of Elasticity of Medical Expenditure Using a Notch in Out-of-Pocket Cost
10/11 Long Hong UW-Madison Coworker sorting, learning, and wage inequality
10/18 Tomas Larroucau ASU Dynamic College Admissions
10/25 Elise Marifian UW-Madison Cost Uncertainty, Financial Aid, and the Enrollment Choices of Low-Income Students
11/01 Nathan Seegert Utah The Elasticity of Corporate Taxable Income Across Countries
11/08 Silvia Vannutelli Northwestern From Lapdogs to Watchdogs
11/15 Pengpeng Xiao Duke Wage and Employment Discrimination by Gender in Labor Market Equilibrium
11/29 Luca Flabbi University of North Carolina Working and Saving Informally: The Link between Labor Market Informality and Financial Exclusion
12/06 Andreas Kostol ASU WP Carey School of Business Layoff Costs, Insurance and Precautionary Job Mobility
12/13 Ami Ko Georgetown Marital Transitions, Housing, and Long-Term Care in Old Age
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
9/14/2021 Dartmouth
The Effects of Urban Renewal Programs on Gentrification and Inequality
9/21/2021 Michigan Evaluating Minimum Taxes and Tax Harmonization
9/28/2021 UW-Madison
Selection in Disability Insurance
10/5/2021 Berkeley Equilibrium Effects of Food Labeling Policies
10/19/2021 UW-Madison Optimal Taxation of Families over the Life Cycle
10/26/2021 MIT Sloan  Efficiency in Household Decision Making: Evidence from the Retirement Savings of US Couples
11/2/2021 FRB NY The Work-Leisure Trade-off: Identifying the Heteroogeneity
11/9/2021 Univ of Virginia Air Pollution and Economic Opportunity in the United States
11/30/21 Pope, Nolan Univ of Maryland Making Teaching Last: Long-Run Value-Added
12/7/21 Mukherjee, Anita UW-Madison Set it and Forget it? Financing Retirement in an Age of Defaults
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
3/2 Columbia
3/9 Dartmouth
3/16 Princeton
Local Economic and Political Effects of Trade Deals: Evidence from NAFTA
3/22 (Monday) Bocconi
4/6 (begins at 5.45 pm) University of New South Wales
4/13 University of Western Ontario
4/19 (Monday at 11 am) University College London
4/26 (Monday at 11 am) Aarhus
5/11 Purdue
Teacher Performance Pay in the United States: Incidence and Adult Outcomes (co-authored with Kevin Mumford)
Date Speaker Institute Presentation Title
09/15 Amherst College
09/29 Dartmouth College
10/06 Stanford
Subsidy Targeting with Market Power
10/13 UW-Madison
Employee-Side Discrimination: Beliefs and Preferences
10/20 UW-Madison
Place-Based College Admission, Migration and the Spatial Distribution of Human Capital: Evidence from China
10/27 University of Michigan
You Can't Handle the Truth: The Effects of the GI Bill on Higher Education and Earnings
11/03 University of Rochester
11/09 (Monday, at noon) University of Oxford
11/17 UC-Berkeley
Spillovers from voluntary employer minimum wages (joint with Clemens Noelke and David Weil)
11/23 (Monday at noon) LSE
12/7 (Monday at noon) Erasmus University
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
3/10 University of Michigan
3/24 University of Michigan Corporate Taxation and the Distribution of Income
3/31 University of Rochester
4/7 Georgetown University
4/14 University of Arizona
4/21 Harvard
4/28 Stanford
5/5 UCLA
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
9/10 University of Washington The Welfare Costs of Gross Receipts Taxes
9/17 Washington University STL What Accounts for the Racial Gap in Time Allocation and Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital?
9/24 Cornell Discrete Choice under Risk with Limited Consideration
10/1 Stanford The Contribution of High-Skilled Immigrants to Innovation in the United States
10/8 UCSD Field of Study in High School and Career Outcomes
10/15 UW-Madison Sorting into Neighborhoods: The Role of Minimum lot Sizes
10/22 Brown University Subways and Urban Air Pollution
10/29 University of Chicago Beyond Health: The Welfare Effects of Disability Insurance
11/5 UW-Milwaukee Genetic Endowments, Income Dynamics, and Wealth Accumulation Over the Life-Cycle
11/12 Aarhus University
11/19 Vanderbilt Who Benefits from Federal Welfare Spending? Evidence from the Introduction of Progressive Cost Sharing
12/3 UC- Berkeley
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
3/5 Federal Reserve Bank Do Consumer Beliefs about Credit Conditions Predict Car Purchases?
4/9 Duke Housing Discrimination and the Pollution Exposure Gap in the United States
4/16 University of Michigan Closing the Gap: The Effect of a Targeted, Tuition-Free Promise on College Choices of High-Achieving, Low-Income Students
4/23 University of Toronto An Empirical Framework for Matching with Imperfect Competition
4/30 University of Michigan Firm-Level Responses to Immigration: the Extensive Margin