Spring 2019 Schedule

Department Seminar

Heterogeneity in Disease Resistance and the Impact of Antibiotics in the U.S.

The discovery of antibiotics—beginning in 1937 with the widespread usage of sulfa drugs—led to rapid declines in mortality rates from bacterial infectious diseases; however, there is limited understanding of the potential heterogeneity in these mortality impacts. Our primary hypothesis is that...[more]

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Temperature, Wages, and Agricultural Labor Productivity

Agricultural laborers frequently work for piece rate wages – where they are paid per unit of output rather than per unit of time – based on the assumption that these wages incentivize productivity. In this paper, I exploit quasi-experimental variation to estimate the elasticity of labor...[more]

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Adaping to Climate Change Through Tile Drainage: Evidence From Micro Level Data

Climate change is expected to alter precipitation patterns in much of the U.S., requiring adaptation to mitigate damages where excess precipitation is harmful. Although tile drainage has been the key adaptive technology to reduce excess water in the past, it has received very little attention...[more]

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

The Effect of Online Shopping on Grocery Demand

This paper utilizes novel household panel data to analyze the effect of online grocery shopping on grocery demand. In order to obtain a causal estimate of the impact of online grocery shopping on purchasing decisions, I utilize variation in the timing that an online shopping service was introduced...[more]

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Ian Sue Wing

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Jessica Goldberg

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Nancy Qian

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Derek Lemoine

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Development Economics Workshop

Eduardo Cenci

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Andrew Dillon

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Paul Dower

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Michael Carter

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Fanny Moffette

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Applied Economics Workshop

Green Acres? Cannabis agriculture, formalization, and rural land values in Northern California

Cannabis legalization has progressed rapidly in the last decade. Unlike previous efforts, which concentrated on the retailing and consumption of cannabis, recent changes in the legal regime include widespread formalization of the entire cannabis supply chain. These reforms will have important...[more]

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

John Roberts

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Omer Ali

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Stephen Kane

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)