Fall 2021 Seminar


Unless noted in bold below, all seminars take place at 3 pm UK time on Thursdays.  All seminars will take place on Zoom, links will be shared one week prior via email.  Please note that titles are subject to change.

If you would like to be on our seminar E-mail list, please contact David Jaeger.

Date Speaker Affiliation Paper
16.9 No seminar:  Yom Kippur
23.9 No seminar
30.9 Nishith Prakash University of Connecticut Wheels of Change: Transforming Girl’s Lives with Bicycles
07.10 Raquel Fernandez New York University and NBER Coming Out in America: Thirty Years of Cultural Change
4 pm
Orazio Attanasaio Yale University and NBER Pre-school Quality and Child Development
21.10 No seminar:  Independent Learning Week
28.10 Eric Chyn Dartmouth College and NBER The Causal Impact of Removing Children from Abusive and Neglectful Homes
04.11 Molly Schnell Northwestern University and NBER Trauma at School: The Impacts of Shootings on Students’ Human Capital and Economic Outcomes
11.11 Wojciech Kopczuk Columbia University and NBER Accounting for Business Income in Measuring Top Income Shares: Integrated Accrual Approach Using Individual and Firm Data from Norway
18.11 David McKenzie World Bank “What are the Effects of Improving Management Practices on Exporting Among Colombian SMEs?  A Comparison of Bayesian and Frequentist Impact Evaluation Approaches”
25.11 No seminar:  U.S. Thanksgiving
02.12 Simon Jäger MIT and NBER Worker Beliefs About Rents and Outside Options


Also of Interest

The School of Economics and Finance Seminar will host several speakers of interest to applied microeconomists this semester. The seminar meets from 11:15 to 12:30 UK time on Tuesdays, currently all online using Zoom. For more information about attending these seminars, please contact Irina Merkurieva.

Date Speaker Affiliation Paper
21.09 Jo Blanden University of Surrey COVID-19 and School Availability: Impact on Parental Labour Supply and Well-being
05.10 Ludovica Gazze University of Warwick The Long-Run Spillover Effects of Pollution: How Exposure to Lead Affects Everyone in the Classroom
02.11 Albrecht Glitz University of Pompeu Fabra Labour Market Competition and the Assimilation of Immigrants


Previous Seminar Schedules