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  INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SECTION/LABOR ECONOMICS SEMINAR - SPRING 2010

200 Fisher Hall, Mondays 4:15pm

February 15

Damon Clark, Princeton University

"Do Firms Discriminate Against Less-Educated Workers? A Test of Labor Market Signaling"
   
February 22
Carlos Dobkin, University of California, Santa Cruz
"The Effect of Health Insurance Coverage on the Use of Medical Services"
   
March 4*
Pravin Krishna, Johns Hopkins University
"International Trade and Labor Income Risk in the United States"
  (joint with International Economics)
   
March 10*
Janet Currie, Columbia University and Princeton University
"Traffic Congestion and Infant Health: Evidence from E-Z Pass"
(joint with The Center for Health and Wellbeing and The Research Program in Development Studies Weekly Seminar Series)
   
March 15
SPRING RECESS
   
March 22
Petra Todd, University of Pennsylvania
"Structural Estimation and Policy Evaluation in Developing Countries"
(joint with Development)
   
April 1
DEPARTMENT WIDE SEMINAR - Patrick Kehoe
   
April 5
David Lee, Princeton University
"Quasi-Experimental Identification and Estimation in the Regression Kink Design"
   
April 12
Philip Oreopoulos, University of Toronto
"The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment"
(with Eric Bettinger, Bridget Long and Lisa Sanbonmatsu)
   
April 19
Lisa Kahn, Yale University
  "Employer Learning, Productivity and the Earnings Distribution: Evidence from Performance Measures"
   
April 26
Ruth Milkman, The City University of New York
 

"Organizing Low-Wage Immigrant Workers: The L.A. Model and Beyond"
"Immigrant Workers, Precarious Work and the U.S. Labor Movement Working for Justice - The L.A. Model of Organizing and Advocacy"

 
* International Economics time slot.
** Development time slot 12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
     
           
   

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