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  INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SECTION/LABOR ECONOMICS SEMINAR - FALL 2005

September 21** Elod Takats, Princeton University
  "Layoffs as Part of an Optimal Incentive Mix: Theory and Evidence"
   
September 28** Radha Iyengar, Princeton University
  "Not Getting Their Due Process: An Examination of the Performance of Federal Indigent Defense Attorneys"
   
October 3 Giovanni Mastrobuoni, Princeton University
  "Do better informed workers make better retirement choices? A test based on the Social Security Statement"
   
October 12** Matthew C. Weinberg, Princeton University
  "An Evaluation of Merger Simulations"
   
October 17 Fatih Unlu, Princeton University
  "California Class Size Reduction Reform: What Really Happened to Student Achievement?"
   
October 20 Thomas Palfry - Department Wide Seminar
   
October 24 Susan Dynarski, Harvard University and Princeton University
  "Building the Stock of College-Educated Labor"
   
October 31 MIDTERM BREAK
   
November 7 James Kim, University of California, Irvine
  "Project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During the Summer): Results from a Randomized Experiment"
  (joint with Education Research Section)
   
November 14 Brian Jacob, Harvard University
  "What Do Parents Value in Education? An Empirical Investigation of Parents' Revealed Preferences in Teachers "
   
November 21 Douglas Staiger, Dartmouth College and NBER
  "Testing a Roy Model with Productivity Spillovers: Evidence from the Treatment of Heart Attacks"
  (joint with Center for Health & Wellbeing)
   
November 28 Justin McCrary, University of Michigan
  "Crime, Punishment and Myopia"
  (with David Lee, University of California, Berkeley)
   
December 5 Lawrence Katz, Harvard University and NBER
  "The Homecoming of College Women: The Reversal of the College Gender Gap"
  ( with Claudia Goldin and Ilyana Kuziemko)
   
December 12 James Rebitzer, Case Western Reserve University
  "Information Technology and Medical Errors: Evidence from a Randomized Trial"
  (joint with Center for Health & Wellbeing)
   
  * Unless otherwise noted all seminars are on Mondays at 4:15 p.m. in 200 Fisher Hall.
   
  **Please note these seminars are on Wednesdays.


 

 

 

   
 
 
 
 
     
           
   

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