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Seminars for 2017

January 2017
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Monday, January 9, 2017

Kei Otsuka, Kobe University

  • Download "In Pursuit of a Green Revolution in Africa" Paper
  • Add "In Pursuit of a Green Revolution in Africa" to Calendar

In Pursuit of a Green Revolution in Africa
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, January 12, 2017

K. Aleks Schaefer, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Anti-Malarial Biotechnology, Drug Resistance, and the Dynamics of Disease Management" Paper
  • Add "Anti-Malarial Biotechnology, Drug Resistance, and the Dynamics of Disease Management" to Calendar

Anti-Malarial Biotechnology, Drug Resistance, and the Dynamics of Disease Management
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Zach Flynn, University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Download "Partial Identification of Power Plant Productivity" Paper
  • Add "Partial Identification of Power Plant Productivity" to Calendar

Partial Identification of Power Plant Productivity
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Friday, January 20, 2017

Bulat Gafarov, Pennsylvania State University

  • Download "Inference on scalar parameters in set–identified affine models" Paper
  • Add "Inference on scalar parameters in set–identified affine models" to Calendar

Inference on scalar parameters in set–identified affine models
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, January 23, 2017

Roy Allen, University of California, San Diego

  • Download "Identification of Average Demand Models" Paper
  • Add "Identification of Average Demand Models" to Calendar

Identification of Average Demand Models
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, January 26, 2017

Sébastien Pouliot, Iowa State University

  • Download "Estimating Willingness to Pay for E85 in the United States" Paper
  • Add "Estimating Willingness to Pay for E85 in the United States" to Calendar

Estimating Willingness to Pay for E85 in the United States
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Friday, January 27, 2017

Cristina Gualdani, University College London

  • Download "An Econometric Model of Network Formation with an Application to Board Interlocks between Firms" Paper
  • Add "An Econometric Model of Network Formation with an Application to Board Interlocks between Firms" to Calendar

An Econometric Model of Network Formation with an Application to Board Interlocks between Firms
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, January 30, 2017

Sida Peng, Cornell University

  • Download "Heterogeneous Endogenous Effects in Networks" Paper
  • Add "Heterogeneous Endogenous Effects in Networks" to Calendar

Heterogeneous Endogenous Effects in Networks
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities

Travis J. Lybbert, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Leveraging the Lottery for Financial Inclusion: Lotto-Linked Savings Accounts in Haiti" Paper
  • Add "Leveraging the Lottery for Financial Inclusion: Lotto-Linked Savings Accounts in Haiti" to Calendar

Leveraging the Lottery for Financial Inclusion: Lotto-Linked Savings Accounts in Haiti
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Sebastian Calonico, University of Miami

  • Download "Multivalued Treatments and Decomposition Analysis: An application to the WIA Program" Paper
  • Add "Multivalued Treatments and Decomposition Analysis: An application to the WIA Program" to Calendar

Multivalued Treatments and Decomposition Analysis: An application to the WIA Program
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, February 2, 2017

Alessandra Cassar, University of San Francisco

  • Download "Raising Achievement Among Microentrepreneurs: An Experimental Test of Goals, Incentives, and Support Groups in Medellin, Colombia" Paper
  • Add "Raising Achievement Among Microentrepreneurs: An Experimental Test of Goals, Incentives, and Support Groups in Medellin, Colombia" to Calendar

Raising Achievement Among Microentrepreneurs: An Experimental Test of Goals, Incentives, and Support Groups in Medellin, Colombia
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, February 16, 2017

Shon Ferguson, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

  • Download "Measuring the Impact of Agricultural Production  Shocks on International Trade Flows" Paper
  • Add "Measuring the Impact of Agricultural Production  Shocks on International Trade Flows" to Calendar

Measuring the Impact of Agricultural Production Shocks on International Trade Flows
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, February 23, 2017

Vincent Smith, Montana State University

  • Download "The US Federal Crop Insurance Program: A Case Study in Rent Seeking" Paper
  • Add "The US Federal Crop Insurance Program: A Case Study in Rent Seeking" to Calendar

The US Federal Crop Insurance Program: A Case Study in Rent Seeking
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, February 27, 2017

David Spielman, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC

  • Download "Insuring against droughts: Evidence on agricultural intensification and index insurance demand from a randomized evaluation in rural Bangladesh" Paper
  • Add "Insuring against droughts: Evidence on agricultural intensification and index insurance demand from a randomized evaluation in rural Bangladesh" to Calendar

Insuring against droughts: Evidence on agricultural intensification and index insurance demand from a randomized evaluation in rural Bangladesh
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, March 9, 2017

David Ubilava, University of Sydney

  • Download "The Role of El Niño Southern Oscillation in Commodity Price Movement and Predictability" Paper
  • Add "The Role of El Niño Southern Oscillation in Commodity Price Movement and Predictability" to Calendar

The Role of El Niño Southern Oscillation in Commodity Price Movement and Predictability
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, April 3, 2017

Heather Schofield, University of Pennsylvania

  • Add "The Economic Costs of  Low Caloric Intake:  Evidence from India" to Calendar

The Economic Costs of Low Caloric Intake: Evidence from India
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, April 10, 2017

Michael Carter, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Asset Insurance Markets and Chronic Poverty" Paper
  • Add "Asset Insurance Markets and Chronic Poverty" to Calendar

Asset Insurance Markets and Chronic Poverty
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, April 17, 2017

M. Alloush, University of California, Davis

  • Add "The economic costs of depression: Towards a theory of psychological poverty traps" to Calendar

The economic costs of depression: Towards a theory of psychological poverty traps
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, April 24, 2017

Rachid Laajaj, Universidad de los Andes

  • Add "Opportunities for Social Mobility Promote Effort: Evidence from a Nationwide Scholarship Program in Colombia" to Calendar

Opportunities for Social Mobility Promote Effort: Evidence from a Nationwide Scholarship Program in Colombia
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Friday, April 28, 2017

Khaled Kheiravar, University of California, Davis

  • Add "A Structural Econometric Model of the Dynamic Game Between Petroleum Producers in the World Petroleum Market" to Calendar

A Structural Econometric Model of the Dynamic Game Between Petroleum Producers in the World Petroleum Market
12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
ARE Conference Room, 2102 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, May 1, 2017

Ian Coxhead, University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Add ""Jobless Growth" and Individual Earnings in a Developing Economy: Indonesia" to Calendar

"Jobless Growth" and Individual Earnings in a Developing Economy: Indonesia
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Shon Ferguson, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

  • Add "State Trading Deregulation and Cropping Patterns on the Canadian Prairies" to Calendar

State Trading Deregulation and Cropping Patterns on the Canadian Prairies
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Friday, May 5, 2017

Stephen Ryan, Washington University in St. Louis

  • Download "The Welfare Effects of Supply-Side Regulations in Medicare Part D" Paper
  • Add "The Welfare Effects of Supply-Side Regulations in Medicare Part D" to Calendar

The Welfare Effects of Supply-Side Regulations in Medicare Part D
11:10 AM - 12:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, May 8, 2017

Supreet Kaur, University of California, Berkeley

  • Download "Barriers to Contracting in Village Economics: A Test for Enforcement Constraints" Paper
  • Add "Barriers to Contracting in Village Economics: A Test for Enforcement Constraints" to Calendar

Barriers to Contracting in Village Economics: A Test for Enforcement Constraints
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, May 15, 2017

Chris Barrett, Cornell University

  • Download "Revisiting the Effect of Food Aid on Conflict: A Methodological Caution" Paper
  • Add "Revisiting the Effect of Food Aid on Conflict: A Methodological Caution" to Calendar

Revisiting the Effect of Food Aid on Conflict: A Methodological Caution
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, May 18, 2017

John Bovay, University of Connecticut

  • Download "GMO Food Labels in the United States: Economic Implications of the New Law" Paper
  • Add "GMO Food Labels in the United States: Economic Implications of the New Law" to Calendar

GMO Food Labels in the United States: Economic Implications of the New Law
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, May 22, 2017

Rubén Irvin Rojas Valdés, University of California, Davis

  • Add "Strategic Interactions and Dynamic Behavior in Migration in Rural Mexico" to Calendar

Strategic Interactions and Dynamic Behavior in Migration in Rural Mexico
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Jeremy G. Weber, University of Pittsburgh

  • Add "Does water flow from farming to fracking?" to Calendar

Does water flow from farming to fracking?
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Conference Room, 2102 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, May 25, 2017

Catherine L. Kling, Iowa State University

  • Download "Temporal Stability of Revealed Preference Methods" Paper
  • Add "Temporal Stability of Revealed Preference Methods" to Calendar

Temporal Stability of Revealed Preference Methods
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, June 5, 2017

Eva-Marie Meemken, University of Göttingen

  • Download "Trading off nutrition and education? A panel data analysis of the dissimilar welfare effects of Organic and Fairtrade standards" Paper
  • Add "Trading off nutrition and education? A panel data analysis of the dissimilar welfare effects of Organic and Fairtrade standards" to Calendar

Trading off nutrition and education? A panel data analysis of the dissimilar welfare effects of Organic and Fairtrade standards
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, June 19, 2017

Ragnar Arnason, University of Iceland

  • Add "Natural Resource Use: What is the Appropriate Rate of Discount?" to Calendar

Natural Resource Use: What is the Appropriate Rate of Discount?
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
ARE Conference Room, 2102 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, August 31, 2017

Chuck Huber, StataCorp LLC

  • Add "Introduction to Stata" to Calendar

Introduction to Stata
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities

Chuck Huber, StataCorp LLC

  • Add "Multilevel/Longitudinal Modeling in Stata" to Calendar

Multilevel/Longitudinal Modeling in Stata
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities

Chuck Huber, StataCorp LLC

  • Add "Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) using Stata" to Calendar

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) using Stata
2:50 PM - 4:50 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Thom Covert, University of Chicago

  • Add "Relinquishing Riches" to Calendar

Relinquishing Riches
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Lint Barrage, Brown University

  • Add "Flood Risk Belief Heterogeneity and Coastal Home Price Dynamics: Going Under Water?" to Calendar

Flood Risk Belief Heterogeneity and Coastal Home Price Dynamics: Going Under Water?
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, October 5, 2017

Matthew Gammans, University of California, Davis
Pierre Mérel, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Long-run Impacts of Climate Change on Crop Yields: Estimation Framework and Evidence from France" Paper
  • Add "Long-run Impacts of Climate Change on Crop Yields: Estimation Framework and Evidence from France" to Calendar

Long-run Impacts of Climate Change on Crop Yields: Estimation Framework and Evidence from France
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Conference Room, 2102 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Karthik Muralidharan, University of California, San Diego

  • Download "General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India" Paper
  • Add "General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India" to Calendar

General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Laura Bakkensen, University of Arizona

  • Add "Estimating Heterogeneous Preferences to Avoid Flood Risk and the Implications for Disaster Exposure" to Calendar

Estimating Heterogeneous Preferences to Avoid Flood Risk and the Implications for Disaster Exposure
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, October 12, 2017

Luca Salvatici, Roma Tre University

  • Add "The Value Added Structure of Trade Flows: Implications for Trade Policy Analysis" to Calendar

The Value Added Structure of Trade Flows: Implications for Trade Policy Analysis
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

M. Alloush, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Practice Job Talk: Unpacking the Causal Relationships between Income and Psychological Well-Being" Paper
  • Add "Practice Job Talk: Unpacking the Causal Relationships between Income and Psychological Well-Being" to Calendar

Practice Job Talk: Unpacking the Causal Relationships between Income and Psychological Well-Being
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Dan Kaffine, University of Colorado, Boulder

  • Add "Good neighbors? Microclimate effects of wind farms on local crop yields" to Calendar

Good neighbors? Microclimate effects of wind farms on local crop yields
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thibault Fally, University of California, Berkeley

  • Add "Firm Heterogeneity in Consumption Baskets: Evidence from Home and Store Scanner Data" to Calendar

Firm Heterogeneity in Consumption Baskets: Evidence from Home and Store Scanner Data
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Jonathan Malacarne, University of California, Davis

  • Add "Practice Job Talk: The Farmer and The Fates: Perceptions of Self-efficacy, Learning, and Investment in a Stochastic Production Process" to Calendar

Practice Job Talk: The Farmer and The Fates: Perceptions of Self-efficacy, Learning, and Investment in a Stochastic Production Process
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Nick Kuminoff, Arizona State University

  • Add "Hazed and Confused:  Air Pollution, Dementia and Decision Making" to Calendar

Hazed and Confused: Air Pollution, Dementia and Decision Making
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, October 26, 2017

Meilin Ma, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Earthbound Labor and Incomplete Exit from Farming in China: Multiple Distortions and Nonseparable Decisions" Paper
  • Add "Earthbound Labor and Incomplete Exit from Farming in China: Multiple Distortions and Nonseparable Decisions" to Calendar

Earthbound Labor and Incomplete Exit from Farming in China: Multiple Distortions and Nonseparable Decisions
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Diana Moreira, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Political Turnover, Bureaucratic Turnover, and the Quality of Public Services" Paper
  • Add "Political Turnover, Bureaucratic Turnover, and the Quality of Public Services" to Calendar

Political Turnover, Bureaucratic Turnover, and the Quality of Public Services
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Daniel Stein, IDinsight

  • Add "Immunization in Northern Nigeria" to Calendar

Immunization in Northern Nigeria
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities

Jim Archsmith, University of California, Davis

  • Add "Dam Spillovers: Direct costs and spillovers from environmental constraints on hydroelectric generation" to Calendar

Dam Spillovers: Direct costs and spillovers from environmental constraints on hydroelectric generation
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, November 2, 2017

Heidi Schweizer, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Response of North Dakota Soybean Flows to the Panama Canal Expansion: A Positive Mathematical Programming Model" Paper
  • Add "Response of North Dakota Soybean Flows to the Panama Canal Expansion: A Positive Mathematical Programming Model" to Calendar

Response of North Dakota Soybean Flows to the Panama Canal Expansion: A Positive Mathematical Programming Model
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Arun Chandrasekhar, Stanford University

  • Download "Information Delivery under Endogenous Communication: Experimental Evidence from the Indian Demonetization" Paper
  • Add "Information Delivery under Endogenous Communication: Experimental Evidence from the Indian Demonetization" to Calendar

Information Delivery under Endogenous Communication: Experimental Evidence from the Indian Demonetization
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

David Keiser, Iowa State University

  • Add "Economic Effects of Environmental Crises: Evidence from Flint, Michigan" to Calendar

Economic Effects of Environmental Crises: Evidence from Flint, Michigan
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, November 9, 2017

Xiaomeng Cui, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Adaptation to Climate Change: Evidence from US Acreage Response" Paper
  • Add "Adaptation to Climate Change: Evidence from US Acreage Response" to Calendar

Adaptation to Climate Change: Evidence from US Acreage Response
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Conference Room, 2102 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Alberto Salvo, National University of Singapore

  • Add "Environment Enhanced Momentum" to Calendar

Environment Enhanced Momentum
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Ellen Bruno, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Agricultural Groundwater Markets: Understanding the Impacts of Market Power on the Gains from Trade" Paper
  • Add "Agricultural Groundwater Markets: Understanding the Impacts of Market Power on the Gains from Trade" to Calendar

Agricultural Groundwater Markets: Understanding the Impacts of Market Power on the Gains from Trade
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Nicholas Ryan, Yale University

  • Add "The Demand for Off-grid Solar Power:  Evidence from Rural India’s Surprisingly Competitive Retail Power Market" to Calendar

The Demand for Off-grid Solar Power: Evidence from Rural India’s Surprisingly Competitive Retail Power Market
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, November 30, 2017

Tor Tolhurst, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Innovation Induced Volatility: 65 Years of Increasing and Asymmetric Crop Yield Volatility in the U.S. Corn Belt" Paper
  • Add "Innovation Induced Volatility: 65 Years of Increasing and Asymmetric Crop Yield Volatility in the U.S. Corn Belt" to Calendar

Innovation Induced Volatility: 65 Years of Increasing and Asymmetric Crop Yield Volatility in the U.S. Corn Belt
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Nicholas Wilson, Reed College

  • Download "Money, Masculinity, and Men’s Health: Experimental Evidence on Demand for a Preventive Health Input" Paper
  • Add "Money, Masculinity, and Men’s Health: Experimental Evidence on Demand for a Preventive Health Input" to Calendar

Money, Masculinity, and Men’s Health: Experimental Evidence on Demand for a Preventive Health Input
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, December 7, 2017

Alan Ker, University of Guelph

  • Add "Is There Too Much History in Historical Yield Data?" to Calendar

Is There Too Much History in Historical Yield Data?
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Giannini Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


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