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Speakers Series

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Topic Titles

Oct 25, 2012 Priyanka Anand Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC The Effect of Rising Health Insurance Costs on Compensation and Employment
Nov 1, 2012 T.J. McCarthy University of Southen California The Vietnam War, College Deferments, and Men’s Marital Prospects
Nov 14, 2012 Dr. John C. Williams President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco The Economy and the Fed in Unusual Times
Nov 15, 2012 Sarah Reynolds World Bank Conditional Cash Transfers and Women Police Stations: Solutions to Domestic Violence in Brazil?
Nov 26, 2012 Jon Kastelic (IDEC Alum) World Bank Background and Experience in the IDEC, Current Work, Research Group and LSMS-Making Data Better, How IDEC is the Best: Skills and Knowledge for Success in Development
Nov 29, 2012 Robert Slonim University of Sydney Blood Donation Registries: A Laboratory and Natural Field Experiment
Dec 3, 2012 Ed Taylor University of California, Davis Evaluating Local General Equilibrium Impacts of Lesotho’s Child Grants Program
Jan 24, 2013 Paul Niehaus University of California, San Diego The Marginal Rate of Corruption in Public Programs
Jan 31, 2013 Shana Soltani & Jacob Schultz; Kiva Fellows Program Kiva Kiva's Approach to Poverty Alleviation: An Overview & How To Get Involved
Feb 7, 2013 Luke Stein Stanford University The Effect of Uncertainty on Investment, Hiring, and R&D: Causal Evidence from Equity Options (joint with Elizabeth Stone)
Feb 14, 2013 John Gonzales University of San Francisco Yield Curve Analysis and Fed Policy After the Crisis
Feb 27, 2013 Sarah Janzen University of California, Davis The Impact of Microinsurance on Asset Accumulation and Human Capital Investments: Evidence from a Drought in Kenya
Feb 28, 2013 Giancarlo Spagnolo University of California, Berkeley Time Horizon and Cooperation in Continuous Time
Mar 7, 2013 Ryan Edwards Queens College, CUNY Behavioral Impacts of Biomarker Collection and Notification in the Health and Retirement Study
Mar 28, 2013 Johanna L. Francis Fordham University Excess Reserves During the U.S. Financial Crisis: A Bank-Level Perspective
April 18, 2013 Fangfang Tan Max Planck Institute "Success breeds success" or "Pride goes before a fall"? Individuals and teams in the best-of-three contests