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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 - mfarag@scu.edu.

Fall 2021

Date Speaker / Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
September 22
Stephie Fried
SF Fed/Arizona State University
Understanding Climate Damages: Consumption versus Investment 11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
September 29
Asma Benhenda
University College London
Stay a Little Longer ? The Impact of Non-Financial Incentives on Teacher Retention in Disadvantaged Schools  11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
October 6
Marc Muendler
University of California, San Diego
Credit Supply Shocks and Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Brazil  11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
October 13
David Rhys Bernard
Paris School of Economics (visiting UC Berkeley
Estimating long-term treatment effects without long-term outcome data  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
October 20
Bill Sundstrom
Santa Clara University
Unintended Consequences of Ban the Box? Replications and Extensions  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
October 27
Ben Hyman
NY Fed
Wage Insurance for Displaced Workers
 
11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
November 3
Youssef Benzarti
University of California, Santa Barbara
Mandating Tax Incidence: Using Price Controls to Better Target Tax Cuts  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
November 10
Tong Liu
Stanford University SIEPR/NUS
Protecting the Center: Environmental Regulation and Regional Inequality in China  11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
November 17
Michael Kevane
Santa Clara University
Effects of education on political engagement in rural Burkina Faso 11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
December 2
Steve Wu
University of California, San Diego
Foreign Reserves Management and Original Sin   11:45 am /
Via Zoom

 

 

 

Spring 2021

Date Speaker / Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
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
Wednesday,
April 7
Jeff Shrader
Columbia SIPA 
Adjusting to Rain Before It Falls
 
11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
April 14
Dylan Glover
INSEAD 
Job Search and Intermediation under Discrimination: Evidence from Terrorist Attacks in France  11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
April 21
Ted Miguel  
UC Berkeley 
Decomposing Political Favoritism in Kenyan Mass Electrification  11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
April 28
Craig McIntosh
UC San Diego 
Search Cost, Intermediation, and Trade: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Agricultural Markets  11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
May 5
Sam Bazzi
Boston University/UCSD 
Islam and the State: Religious Education in the Age of Mass Schooling
 
11:45 am / Zoom

Wednesday,
May 12

Clément de Chaisemartin
UC Santa Barbara
Difference-in-Differences Estimators of Intertemporal Treatment Effects  11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
May 19
Ellora Derenencourt
UC Berkeley 
Spillover effects from voluntary employer minimum wages (Working Paper) 11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
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
Wednesday,
June 2
Victoria Xie
SCU
Investor Origin, Host Country Characteristics and Deforestation: Evidence from Global Mining Sites   1:45 am / Zoom