Department Seminar

The ARE Departmental Seminar
Fridays
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
201 Giannini Hall

Friday, May. 9, 2014 Nathan Nunn
Harvard-Economics
nnunn@fas.harvard.edu

Friday, May. 2, 2014 Michael Carter
UC Davis-ARE
mrcarter@ucdavis.edu

Friday, Apr. 25, 2014 Lorenzo Casaburi
Stanford-Institute for Economic Policy Research
casaburi@stanford.edu
Ghost-House Busters: The Electoral Response to a Large Anti Tax Evasion Program" (with Ugo Troiano)

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014 Leo Simon
UC Berkeley-ARE
leosimon@berkeley.edu
A Game Theoretic Model of Libor Manipulation

Friday, Apr. 11, 2014 Marc Jacobsen
UC San Diego- Department of Economics
m3jacobsen@ucsd.edu
Vehicle Scrappage and Gasoline Policy

Friday, Apr. 4, 2014 Eric Verhoogen
Columbia-School of International and Public Affairs & Department of Economics
eric.verhoogen@columbia.edu
Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption within Manufacturing Firms: Evidence from Pakistan--joint with David Atkin, Azam Chaudhry, Shamyla Chaudry, and Amit Khandelwal.

Friday, Mar. 21, 2014 Olivier Deschenes
UCSB-Dept. of Economics
olivier@econ.ucsb.edu
Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship over the 20th Century

Friday, Mar. 14, 2014 Sol Hsiang
UC Berkeley-Public Policy
shsiang@berkeley.edu
Global Black Market Dynamics and the Effect of Legal Ivory Sales on Illegal Elephant Killings

Friday, Mar. 7, 2014 Lori Beaman
Northwestern-Dept. of Economcs
I-beaman@northwestern.edu
Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 Hunt Allcott
NYU-Economics
hunt.allcott@nyu.edu
Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Impacts of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America -Joint with Daniel Keniston (Yale)

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 Tom Sproul-CANCELLED
U of Rhode Island- Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
sproul@mail.uri.edu
Does Risk Aversion Matter for Shallow Loss Crop Insurance?

Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 Heather Schofield
Int'l Development Job Candidate-Harvard University
schofiel@fas.harvard.edu
The Economic Costs of Low Calorie Intake: Evidence from India

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 Benjamin Feigenberg
Int'l Development Job Candidate-MIT
bfeigenb@mit.edu
Priced Out: Aggregate Income Shocks and School Pricing in the Chilean Voucher Market

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 Johannes Haushofer
Int'l Development Job Candidate-MIT
haushofer@gmail.com
Household Response to Income Changes: Evidence from an Unconditional Cash Transfer Program in Kenya, w/ J. Shapiro

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 Manuela Angelucci
Dept of Economics - University of Michigan
mangeluc@umich.edu
Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 Christian Traeger
ARE- UC Berkeley
traeger@berkeley.edu
Optimal Mitigation Policy under Uncertainty

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 Aprajit Mahajan
Dept of Economics- UC Los Angeles
amahajan@econ.ucla.edu
Time Inconsistency, Expectations and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Orissa

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 Rema Hanna
Harvard University- KSG
Rema_Hanna@hks.harvard.edu
Does Transparency Matter? Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University-Dept of Economics
seema@northwestern.edu
Why Are Indian Children Shorter Than African Children?

Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 Jacek Krawczyk
School of Economics and Finance/Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
J.Krawczyk@vuw.ac.nz
Viability kernels for by-catch fisheries

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 Kelsey Jack
Dept of Economics-Tufts University
kelsey.jack@tufts.edu
Uncertainty, self-selection and the design of subsidies: Evidence from Zambia

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 Jon Robinson
Dept of Econoimcs- UC Santa Cruz
jmrtwo@ucsc.edu
The Daily Grind: Cash Needs, Labor Supply and Self-Control

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 CANCELLED


Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 Diana Lee
ARE- UC Berkeley
dianakimlee@berkeley.edu
Measuring wealth using asset ownership: Developing a theory-driven asset index incorporating utility and prices

Friday, Sep. 27, 2013 Erica Myers
ARE- UC Berkeley
ecmyers@berkeley.edu
Does Asymmetric Information in Residential Rental Markets Lead to an Energy Efficiency Gap?

Friday, Sep. 20, 2013 Philip Verwimp

philip.verwimp@ulb.ac.be
The Political Economy of Development and Genocide in Rwanda

Friday, Sep. 13, 2013 Martin Sturmer
University of Bonn-Institute for International Economic Policy
martin.stuermeruni@bonn.de
150 years of Boom and Bust - What drives mineral commodity prices?

Friday, Sep. 6, 2013 Andrew Dustan
ARE- UC Berkeley
adustan@berkeley.edu
Peer Networks and School Choice under Incomplete Information

Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 Manuel Barron
ARE- UC Berkeley
manuel.barron@berkeley.edu
The Process of Electricity Adoption and Its Effects on Energy Use and Indoor Air Pollution

Friday, May. 10, 2013 Derek Lemoine
University of Arizona-Economics
dlemoine@email.arizona.edu
Green Expectations: Current Effects of Anticipated Carbon Pricing/*NOTE: SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT ENERGY INSTITUTE AT HAAS LOCATION* 2547 Channing Way-3:40-5:00pm Friday 5/3/10

Friday, May. 3, 2013 Ujjayant Chakravorty
Tufts University-Economics
ujjayant.chakravorty@tufts.edu
Boom Before Bust? The Industrial Organization of Groundwater

Friday, Apr. 26, 2013 Craig McIntosh
UC San Diego-School of International Relations and Pacific Studies
ctmcintosh@ucsd.edu
Designing Experiments to Measure Spillover and Threshold Effects

Friday, Apr. 19, 2013 David McKenzie
World Bank-Lead Economist/Data & Research
research@worldbank.org
What Generates Growth in Microenterprises? Experimental Evidence on Capital, Labor and Training

Friday, Apr. 12, 2013 CEGA SEMINAR: Andrew Crane-Droesch
PhD Candidate, Energy & Resources Group
Location: Blum Hall, B100, Plaza Level@
Black Powder, Red Soil, More Crops: Biochar, technology adoption, and carbon sequestration in Western Kenya

Friday, Apr. 5, 2013 Kevin Novan
ARE - UC Davis
knovan@ucdavis.edu
Overlapping Environmental Policies: When Does Renewable Electricity Reduce Pollution?

Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 Reed Walker
Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy University of California - Berkeley
rwalker@berkeley.edu
The Early Life Environment and Long-Run Human Capital: Evidence from Administrative Earnings Records in the United States

Friday, Mar. 8, 2013 Robert Jensen
UC Los Angeles Luskin School of Public Affairs
robertjensen@ucla.edu
MARKET SIZE, COMPETITION AND THE GROWTH OF FIRMS: EVIDENCE FROM A NATURAL EXPERIMENT IN INDIA

Friday, Mar. 1, 2013 Lucas Davis
Haas School of Business-Economic Analysis and Policy Group
ldavis@haas.berkeley.edu
Free Riders and the High Cost of Energy-Efficiency Subsidies

Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 Michael Anderson
ARE- UC Berkeley
mlanderson@berkeley.edu
Subways, Strikes, and Slowdowns: The Impacts of Public Transit on Traffic Congestion

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 Sofia Villas-Boas
ARE- UC Berkeley
sberto@berkeley.edu
Generic Aversion and Social Learning in the Over-the-Counter Drug Market

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 Tommy Lundgren

Tommy.Lundgren@slu.se
Evironmental performance and profits

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 Alex Whalley
UC Merced-Economics
awhalley@gmail.com
University Research and Regional Development in American Agriculture

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 Elisabeth Sadoulet
ARE- UC Berkeley
esadoulet@berkeley.edu

Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 Pierre Merel
ARE - UC Davis
merel@primal.ucdavis.edu
Cars on crutches: How much abatement do smog check repairs actually provide?

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 Dave Rapson
UC Davis-Economics
dsrapson@ucdavis.edu
The Effect of a Mandatory Time-of-Use Pricing Reform on Residential Electricity Use

Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 Christian Traeger
ARE- UC Berkeley
traeger@berkeley.edu
Climate Policy and Growth Uncertainty: Dicing with DICE

Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 Kate Foreman
ARE- UC Berkeley
kforeman@berkeley.edu
Crossing the Bridge: the Effects of Time-Varying Tolls on Curbing Congestion in the Bay Area

Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 Lunyu Xie
ARE- UC Berkeley
xielunyu@berkeley.edu
Urban Rail Transit Expansion and Transportation Mode Usage: Evidence from an Natural Experiment in Beijing

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 Jeremy Magruder
ARE- UC Berkeley
jmagruder@berkeley.edu
Do Job Networks Disadvantage Women? Evidence from a Recruitment Experiment in Malawi

Friday, Sep. 28, 2012 Catie Hausman
ARE- UC Berkeley
calmirall@berkeley.edu
Corporate Incentives and Nuclear Safety

Friday, Sep. 21, 2012 Seminar cancelled


Friday, Sep. 14, 2012 Lutz Kilian
University of Michigan-Economics
lkilian@umich.edu
The Role of Inventories and Speculative Trading in the Global Market for Crude Oil

Friday, Sep. 7, 2012 Anna D'Souza
USDA-ERS
adsouza@ers.usda.gov
Food Insecurity in Vulnerable Populations: Coping with food price shocks in Afghanistan

Friday, May. 11, 2012 Hans Binswanger
Institute for Economic Research on Innovation, Tshwane University of Technology, Tshwane, South Africa
Binswangerh@gmail.com
India 1960‐2010: Structural Change, the Rural Nonfarm Sector, and the Prospects for Agriculture

Friday, May. 4, 2012 Chris Timmins
Duke University-Department of Economics
timmins.c@gmail.com
Meeting Urban Housing Needs: Do People Really Come to the Nuisance?

Friday, Apr. 27, 2012 Marcel Fafchamps
Oxford University-Department of Economics
marcel.fafchamps@economics.ox.ac.uk
Are Gifts and Loans between Households Voluntary?

Friday, Apr. 20, 2012 Chris Costello
UC Santa Barbara-Donald Bren School of Envrionmental Science and Management
costello@bren.ucsb.edu
The value of secure property rights: global evidence from fisheries

Friday, Apr. 13, 2012 Ryan Kellogg
University of Michigan-Economics
kelloggrk@gmail.com
The Formation and Persistence of Automobile Brand Preferences

Friday, Apr. 6, 2012 Sriniketh Nagavarapu
Brown University
ssn@brown.edu
Resource Management in Low-Monitoring Environments: Can Granting Cooperatives User Rights Work?

Friday, Mar. 23, 2012 Wolfram Schlenker
Columbia University
Identifying Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodities: Implications for the US Ethanol Mandate

Friday, Mar. 16, 2012 Rick Hornbeck
Harvard University
hornbeck@fas.harvard.edu
When the Levee Breaks: Labor Mobility and Economic Development in the American South

Friday, Mar. 9, 2012 William Dow
UC Berkeley-School of Public Health
wdow@berkeley.edu
Incentivising safe sex: a randomised trial of conditional cash transfers for HIV and sexually transmitted infection prevention in rural Tanzania

Friday, Mar. 2, 2012 Pascaline Dupas
Stanford Univeristy-Economics
pdupas@stanford.edu
Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment

Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 Nick Wilson
Williams-Economics
nicholas.l.wilson@williams.edu
Is Sex Like Driving? Risk Compensation Associated with Male Circumcision in Kisumu, Kenya

Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 Paulina Oliva
UC Santa Barbara
oliva@econ.ucsb.edu/paulinaoliva
The Effect of Air Pollution on Infant Mortality in Mexico City ( joint with Eva Arceo and Rema Hanna)

Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 Ralph Winter
University of British Columbia- Sauder School of Business
ralph.winter@sauder.ubc.ca
Innovation and the Dynamics of Global Warming

Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 Ruth Uwaifo
Georgia Insitute of Technology -Economics
ruth.uwaifo@econ.gatech.edu
Conflict and its impact on Educational Accumulation and Enrollment in Colombia: What we can learn from recent IDPs

Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 Jenny C. Aker
Tufts University-Fletcher School and Department of Economics
Jenny.Aker@tufts.edu
Can Mobile Phones Improve Learning? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Niger

Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 Minjung Park
UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business
mpark@haas.berkeley.edu
A Dynamic Model of Subprime Mortgage Default: Estimation and Policy Implications

Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 Meredith Fowlie
UC Berkeley/ARE
fowlie@berkeley.edu
Designing markets for pollution when damages vary across sources : Evidence from the NOx Budget Program

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 Armon Rezai
University of Vienna-Environmental Economics
The Political Economy of Environmental Policy with Overlapping Generations

Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 Bard Harstad
Northwestern-Kellogg School of Management
harstad@kellogg.northwestern.edu
The Dynamics of Climate Agreements

Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 Matt Harding
Stanford University-Economics
mch@stanford.edu
Goal‑Setting and Energy Efficiency

Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 Leo Simon
UC Berkeley/ARE
leosimon@Berkeley.EDU
Exaggeration and Polarization in Information Aggregration Games

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 Christophe Gouel
INRA-Public Economics
christophe.gouel@grignon.inra.fr
Optimal food price stabilisation in a small open developing country

Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 Luosha Du
UC Berkeley/ARE
luosha@berkeley.edu
Industrial Agglomeration, Transportation Infrastructure, and Firm Performance: Evidence from China 1998-2007

Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 Alex Solis
UC Berkeley/ARE
alexsolis@berkeley.edu
Credit Constraints for Higher Education

Friday, Sep. 30, 2011 Gianmarco Leon
UC Berkeley/ARE
gianmarco@berkeley.edu
Incentives to Vote, Political Preferences and Information:Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Peru

Friday, Sep. 23, 2011 Chuck Mason
University of Wyoming-Department of Economics and Finance
bambuzlr@uwyo.edu
On Climate Jumps and Fat Tails

Friday, Sep. 16, 2011 Kelly Jones
UC Berkeley/ARE
kelly.jones@berkeley.edu
Growing up together: Cohort composition and child investments

Friday, Sep. 9, 2011 Jing Cai
UC Berkeley/ARE
caijing516@berkeley.edu

Thursday, May. 5, 2011 John List
Department of Economics, Univeristy of Chicago
Giannini Foundation Lecture-NOTE LOCATION: UC Berkeley Faculty Club

Friday, Apr. 29, 2011 Antony Millner
UC Berkeley/ARE
a.millner@berkeley.edu
On welfare frameworks and catastrophic climate risks

Friday, Apr. 22, 2011 Alan Spearot
Department of Economics-UC Santa Cruz
acspearot@gmail.com
Relaxing CAFE: NAFTA, Foreign Direct Investment, and Fuel Economy Standards

Friday, Apr. 15, 2011 Michael Anderson
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UCB
mlanderson@berkeley.edu
Learning from the Cloud: Regression Discontinuity Estimates of the Effects of an Online Review Database

Friday, Apr. 8, 2011 Rema Hanna
Harvard Kennedy School
Rema_Hanna@ksg.harvard.edu
Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Indonesia

Friday, Apr. 1, 2011 Jeff LaFrance
Washington State University/ARE
jtlafrance@wsu.edu
Risk Management in a Micro-to-Macro Empirical Environment

Friday, Mar. 25, 2011 NO SEMINAR-Spring Break


Friday, Mar. 18, 2011 Jeremy Magruder
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UCB
jmagruder@berkeley.edu
Can Minimum Wages Cause a Big Push? Evidence from Indonesia

Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 Wolfram Schlenker
Columbia University
wolfram.schlenker@columbia.edu
Air Pollution and Contemporaneous Health: Evidence from Random Variation in Pollution Shocks from Airports

Friday, Mar. 4, 2011 J. Miguel Villas-Boas
UC Berkeley/Haas School of Business
villas@haas.berkeley.edu
Optimal Search for Product Information

Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 Claus Portner
University of Washington-Dept. of Economics
cportner@u.washington.edu
Sex Selective Abortions, Fertility and Birth Spacing

Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 Christian Traeger
UC Berkeley/ARE
traeger@berkeley.edu
Ambiguity, Confidence, and Discounting

Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 Hossein Farzin
UC Davis/ARE
farzin@primal.ucdavis.edu
Sustainaility, Optimality, and Development Policy

Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 Marianne Bitler
UC Irvine-Economics
mbitler@uci.edu
Effects of Increased Access to Infertility Treatment on Infant and Child Health: Evidence from Health Insurance Mandates

Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 Katrina Jessoe
UC Davis-A.R.E.
kkjessoe@ucdavis.edu
Elections at what Cost? The Impact of Electricity Subsidies on Groundwater Extraction and Agricultural Production

Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 Robert Innes
UC Merced-Economics
rinnes@ucmerced.edu
Is Dishonesty Contagious?

Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 Marcelo Moreira
Columbia University
mjmoreira@columbia.edu
Contributions to the Theory of Similar Tests," joint with Humberto Moreira (FGV)

Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 James Sallee
University of Chicago/Harris School
sallee@uchicago.edu
What Do Consumers Believe About Future Gasoline Prices?

Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 Kitt Carpenter
Paul Merage School of Business-UC irvine
kittc@uci.edu
Public-Place Smoking Laws and Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)

Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 Travis Lybert
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UC Davis
tlybbert@ucdavis.edu
POWDERY MILDEW FORECASTS & CALIFORNIA WINE GRAPES: HOW DO GROWERS RESPOND TO DISEASE FORECASTS & TO WHAT ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECT?

Friday, Nov. 12, 2010 NO SEMINAR


Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 Heather Royer/Dept. of Economics-UCSB
Joint Seminar w/UCB Econ Dept., Location: 608-7 Evans Hall
royer@econ.ucsb.edu
Incentives, Commitments and Habit Formation in Exercise: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Workers at a Fortune-500 Company

Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 Fangwen Lu
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UCB
fangwen@berkeley.edu
Insurance Coverage and Agency Problems in Doctor Prescriptions: Evidence from a Field Experiment in China

Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 Steve Hamilton
California Polytechnic-SLO , Joint Seminar with UCEI
shamilto@calpoly.edu
Emissions Standards and Ambient Environmental Quality Standards in Stochastic Receiving Media

Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 Ben Crost
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UCB
bencrost@berkeley.edu
Aid Under Fire: Development Projects and Civil Conflict (with Patrick Johnston)

Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 Ted Miguel
Dept. of Economics-UCB
emiguel@econ.berkeley.edu
Long-run Labor Market Impacts of Child Health Investments in Kenya

Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 Koichiro Ito
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UCB
Koichiro@berkeley.edu
How Do Consumers Respond to Nonlinear Pricing? Evidence from Household Electricity Demand

Friday, Sep. 24, 2010 Erick Gong
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UCB
erick.gong@berkeley.edu
HIV Testing and Risky Sexual Behavior

Friday, Sep. 17, 2010 Damian Bickett
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UCB
bickett@berkeley.edu
The Evolution of Water Marketing in California

Friday, Sep. 10, 2010 Santiago Guerrero
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UCB
sguerreroe@berkeley.edu
Exposing violators in the news: Evidence from the Mexican gasoline Market

Friday, Sep. 3, 2010 Jon Robinson
Department of Economics -UC Santa Cruz
jmrtwo@ucsc.edu
The Return to Capital for Small Retailers in Kenya: Evidence from Inventories

Friday, Aug. 27, 2010 Howard Chong
Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics-UCB
hgchong@berkeley.edu
This Old House: Energy Efficiency of New Versus Old Residential Buildings in Response To High Temperatures in California

Sunday, Jul. 4, 2010 None


Friday, May. 14, 2010 Doug Miller
UC Davis
dlmiller@ucdavis.edu
Caution Drivers! Children Present. Traffic, Pollution, and Infant Health

Friday, May. 7, 2010 Matt Kahn
UC Los Angeles
mkahn@ioe.ucla.edu
Environmental Ideology and Economic Outcomes: Evidence from Electricity, Transportation and Housing Markets

Friday, Apr. 30, 2010 Jeff Perloff
UC Berkeley -A.R.E.
jperloff@berkeley.edu
The iPhone Goes Downstream: Mandatory Universal Distribution

Friday, Apr. 23, 2010 Stephen Ryan
MIT-Economics
sryan@mit.edu
Joint Seminar with UCEI (presentation at UCEI 3:30-5:00--SEE--http://www.ucei.berkeley.edu/)

Friday, Apr. 16, 2010 CANCELLED


Friday, Apr. 9, 2010 Christian Traeger
UC Berkeley-A.R.E.
traeger@berkeley.edu
Trading Off Generations: Infinitely-Lived Agent Versus OLG

Friday, Apr. 2, 2010 Scott Irwin
University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign
sirwin@illinois.edu
The Price Impact of Index Funds in Commodity Futures Markets: Evidence from the CFTC’s Daily Large Trader Reporting System

Friday, Mar. 19, 2010 Darius Lakdawalla
RAND
dlakdawa@sppd.usc.edu
Tort Liability and the Market for Pharmaceuticals [no paper available]

Friday, Mar. 12, 2010 Fred Finan
UC Berkeley -Economics Department
ffinan@econ.berkeley.edu
Vote-buying and Reciprocity [no paper available]

Friday, Mar. 5, 2010 Michael Anderson
UC Berkeley -A.R.E.
manderson@berkeley.edu
Vehicle Weight, Highway Safety, and Energy Policy [no paper available]

Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
UC Berkeley & University of Toronto
marcog@berkeley.edu
Roads to Development: Experimental Evidence from Urban Road Pavement

Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 Suzi Kerr
Stanford University-Economics/MOTU
suzi.kerr@motu.org.nz
Emissions trading for forestry and agriculture: Policy design and integrated simulations in New Zealand

Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 Jeremy Magruder
UC Berkeley-A.R.E.
jmagruder@berkeley.edu
Who gets the job referral? Evidence from a social networks experiment

Friday, Feb. 5, 2010 Hilary Hoynes
UC Davis-Economics Department
hwhoynes@ucdavis.edu
Inside the War on Poverty: The Impact of Food Stamps on Birth Outcomes

Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 Gordon Rausser
UC Berkeley -A.R.E.
rausser@berkeley.edu

Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 Stefan Reichelstein
Stanford University-Graduate School of Business
reichelstein_stefan@gsb.stanford.edu
Carbon Capture by Fossil Fuel Power Plants: An Economic Analysis

Friday, Dec. 11, 2009 Jill Luoto
UC Berkeley-A.R.E.
jillluoto@gmail.com
Information and Persuasion: Achieving SafeWater Behaviors in Kenya

Friday, Dec. 4, 2009 Justin Marion/UCSC*
*presentation at UCEI/UCB 3:30-5:00--SEE--http://www.ucei.berkeley.edu/
marion@ucsc.edu

Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 Thanksgiving Holiday


Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 Laurian Unnevehr
USDA/Director, Food Economics Division
lunnevehr@ers.usda.gov

Friday, Nov. 13, 2009 Alan Sorensen
Stanford University
asorensen@stanford.edu
Calorie Posting in Chain Restaurants

Friday, Nov. 6, 2009 Carlos Dobkin
UC Santa Cruz-Dept. of Economics
cdobkin@ucsc.edu
Can Supply-Side Interventions Reduce Drug Use and its Adverse Consequences?

Friday, Oct. 30, 2009 Leo Simon/Gordon Rausser
UC Berkeley -A.R.E
rausser@berkeley.edu
The Determinants of Bargaining Power in Multilateral Negotiation Games

Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 David Matsa
Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Business
dmatsa@kellogg.northwestern.edu
Competition and Product Quality in the Supermarket Industry

Friday, Oct. 16, 2009 Sarah Baird
George Washington University-Dept of Global Health
sbaird@gwu.edu
Sex and the Classroom: Can Girls Schooling be a Weapon Against HIV?

Friday, Oct. 9, 2009 Alan Olmstead
UC Davis-Econ
alolmstead@ucdavis.edu
Adjusting to Climatic Variation: Historical Perspectives from North American Agricultural Development

Friday, Oct. 2, 2009 Larry Karp
UC Berkeley -A.R.E
karp@are.berkeley.edu
Cap and Trade with a Safety Valve in the next Climate Agreement

Friday, Sep. 25, 2009 Meredith Fowlie UC Berkeley-ARE
**Presentation at Morgan Hall Lounge**
fowlie@are.berkeley.edu

Friday, Sep. 18, 2009 CANCELLED


Friday, Sep. 11, 2009 Guanming Shi /University of Wisconsin-Madison
**Presentation at Morgan Hall Lounge**
gshi@wisc.edu
An Analysis of Pricing in Horizontal and Vertical Markets: The Case of the U.S. Cottonseed Market