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Department ofEconomics

Seminar Series

The economics department organizes and sponsors a seminar series where scholars present and discuss their research with the LSB community.

Direct any questions to Marianne Farag -

Spring 2021

Date Speaker / Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
March 31
Tanguy Bernard
University of Bordeaux (Gretha) 
Income support, and Compliance with Mobility Restrictions during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Low-income and Middle-income Countries 11:45 am / Zoom
April 7
Jeff Shrader
Columbia SIPA 
Adjusting to Rain Before It Falls
11:45 am / Zoom
April 14
Dylan Glover
Job Search and Intermediation under Discrimination: Evidence from Terrorist Attacks in France  11:45 am / Zoom
April 21
Ted Miguel  
UC Berkeley 
Decomposing Political Favoritism in Kenyan Mass Electrification  11:45 am / Zoom
April 28
Craig McIntosh
UC San Diego 
Search Cost, Intermediation, and Trade: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Agricultural Markets  11:45 am / Zoom
May 5
Sam Bazzi
Boston University/UCSD 
Islam and the State: Religious Education in the Age of Mass Schooling
11:45 am / Zoom

May 12

Clément de Chaisemartin
UC Santa Barbara
Difference-in-Differences Estimators of Intertemporal Treatment Effects  11:45 am / Zoom
May 19
Ellora Derenencourt
UC Berkeley 
Spillover effects from voluntary employer minimum wages (Working Paper) 11:45 am / Zoom
May 26
Kyle Handley
UC San Diego 
Rising Import Tariffs, Falling Export Growth:When Modern Supply Chains Meet Old-Style Protectionism  11:45 am / Zoom
June 2
Victoria Xie
Investor Origin, Host Country Characteristics and Deforestation: Evidence from Global Mining Sites   1:45 am / Zoom