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  INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SECTION/LABOR ECONOMICS SEMINAR - SPRING 2008

103 Bendheim Center for Finance, Wednesdays, 4:15pm

February 13 Jesse Rothstein, Princeton Unversity
  "Do Value-Added Models Add Value? Tracking, Fixed Effects, and Causal Inference"
   
   
February 20 Gordon Dahl, University of California, San Diego and Princeton University
  "Does Movie Violence Increase Violent Crime?"
  (with Stefano Della Vigna, University of California, Berkeley)
   
February 27 David Card, University of California, Berkeley
  "Social Competition and Efficiency with Publicly Funded Catholic Schools"
  (with Martin Dooley, McMaster University and A. Abigail Payne, McMaster University)
(joint with Education Research Section)
   
March 5

Salvador Navarro-Lozano, University of Wisconsin, Madison

"Dynamic and Distributional Effects of Grade Retention on Test Scores"
(joint with Education Research Section)
   
March 12 Radha Iyengar, Harvard University
"Is There an 'Emboldenment' Effect? Evidence from the Insurgency in Iraq""
(joint with Jonathan Monten)
   
March 19 SPRING RECESS
   
March 26 Department Wide Seminar - Roland Benabou, Princeton University
4:30 pm "Groupthink and Ideology"
 
April 2 Jordan Matsudaira, Cornell University
"Social Incentives: The Causes and Consequences of Social Networks in the Workplace"
 
   
April 9 ALan Manning, London School of Economics and MIT
"Culture Clash or Culture Club? The Identity and Attitudes of Immigrants in Britainl"
   
April 16 Ilyana Kuziemko, Princeton University
"Beyond Student Deferments: Vietnam-Draft Avoidance, Human Capital Accumulation and Socio-Economic Status"
   
April 23 Elizabeth Ananat, Duke University
   "The Power of the Pill for the Marginal Child: Oral Contraception's Effects on Fertility, Abortion, and Maternal & Child Characteristics"
  (joint with Daniel M. Hungerman)
   
April 30 Josh Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technlogy
  "Long-Term Consequences of Vietnam-Era Conscription: Schooling, Experience and Earnings"
   

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
     
           
   

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