Workshop in Applied Microeconomics

The workshop normally meets in the Fall Quarter on Thursday afternoon from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Economics Department Lecture Room (Andersen 3245), unless otherwise indicated.

The workshop covers topics in labor, education, health care, and public finance.


Date and TimeSpeaker and Title
Thursday, October 23
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Christopher Lau (Northwestern University):"The Incidence of Federal Subsidies in For-profit Higher Education"

Thursday, November 6
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Patrick Kline (University of California, Berkeley):"Bargaining, Sorting, and the Gender Wage Gap: Quantifying the Impact of Firms on the Relative Pay of Women"

Thursday, November 13
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Craig Garthwaite (Northwestern University): "The Market Impacts of Pharmaceutical Product Patents in Developing Countries: Evidence from India"

Thursday, December 4
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Owen Zidar (University of Chicago):"Who Benefits from State Corporate Tax Cuts? A Local Labor Market Approach with Heterogeneous Firms?”

Thursday, December 11
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Ian Walker (Lancaster University):"Title TBA"

Thursday, April 16
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

David Card (University of California, Berkeley): "Title TBA"

March 19, 2014