Thursday, December 7 , 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm. in Shillman 415
Thomas Barnay, Visiting Professor in Economics at Northeastern University, will present “The impact of COVID-19 policies on self-reported depression among adults aged 50 and over in the US & Europe.”
Prof. Barnay is a Health Economist. His research deals with working conditions, and employment, C-19 and mental health issues, with a public health policy dimension.
Thursday, September 14
Raisa Sherif, Post-doc, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance in Munich
Dr. Raisa Sherif presented “Are pro-environment behaviours substitutes or complements? Evidence from the field.” The goal of Dr. Sherif’s research is to better understand pro-environmental behaviours and policy interventions.
Thursday, September 21
Laura Gee, Associate Professor of Economics at Tufts University, presented “Measuring Discrimination When Subjects Are Told They Are in an Experiment.”
Professor Laura Gee is a behavioral economist with a broad interest in how we can design institutions to influence individual decisions when individual decisions are intertwined with the actions of a group.
Thursday, September 28
Cuneyt Eroglu, Associate Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management at Northeastern University, presented “How Do Market Competition and Religiosity Affect Workplace Health and Safety Regulation Compliance.”
Cuneyt Eroglu’s main research interests are inventory management, retail operations, and judgmental forecasting.
Thursday ,October 12
Tsegay Tekleselassie, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Northeastern University, presented “Wage Information and Applicant Selection.”
Professor Tekleselassie’s areas of research specialization are Labor Economics, Industrial Policy and Structural Transformation, Political Economy, Economic Growth and Human Capital.
Thursday, October 19, 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm. in Shillman 425
Konstantinos Matakos, Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer in the UK) of Economics in the Department of Political Economy and at King’s College London presented Victim-blaming Norms and Violence Against Women: Correcting Misperceptions or Morality Drive Policy and Behavior Change?
The primary research fields of Professor Matakos are Political Economy, Positive Political Science, Public Economics and Applied Microeconomics.
Thursday, November 2, 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm. in Shillman 425
Brantly Callaway, Associate Professor, Economics Department, University of Georgia
Professor Callaway’s research interests are Microeconometrics and Labor Economics. He has worked on understanding the effects of job displacement, minimum wage policies, intergenerational mobility, and unions.
Assistant Professor of Economics
Shariq Mohammed is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Northeastern University. His research interests lie at the intersection of labor economics, economic history, and development economics. His current research focuses on two central and related…
Spring 2023 Seminar Schedule
Eliana La Ferrara presented “A Stepping Stone Approach to Norm Transitions”
on February 16, 2023, 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm in Shillman 425
Eliana La Ferrara is a Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Vice-President of the Econometric Society and Program Director of Development Economics for the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She is also a J-PAL Affiliate,
Andrew Ching presented “How Does a Firm Adapt in a Changing World? The Case of Prosper Marketplace”
on Thursday, March 2, 2023, 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm in Shillman 425
Andrew Ching, PhD, is a full professor in the Carey Business School at the Johns Hopkins University, where he is also jointly appointed at the Department of Economics, and the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Past Research Seminars
- Elizabeth Cascio, Professor of Economics and DeWalt H. 1921 and Marie H. Ankeny Professorship in Economic Policy presented on December 1, 2022 (12:00 pm – 1:15 pm), in 322 Hayden.
- Rodrigo Pinto, Assistant Professor of Economics at UCLA and a research affiliate of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO) presented on November 29, 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm via Zoom.
- Pierre-Alexandre Balland, Utrecht University, presented The new paradigm of economic complexity on November 10, 2022 (12:00 pm – 1:15 pm) in Shillman 415.
- Wayne Sandholtz, Assistant Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics, presented Secondary school access raises primary school achievement in Tanzania on November 2, 2022 (12:00 pm – 1:15 pm) in Shillman 420.
- Daniel Björkegren, Assistant Professor of Economics, Brown University, presented Causal Inference from Hypothetical Evaluations on October 26, 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm. in 221 Hayden.
|March 21 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)||Meri Davlasheridze, assistant professor at Texas A&M University at Galveston. Meri will present her paper The persistent effect of natural disasters on Opioid deaths.||Zoom Meeting|
|Mar 7, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)||Ross Levine, Chair in Banking and Finance at Haas School of Business, UC Berkley, will present his paper Selection into Entrepreneurship and Self-employment.||Zoom Meeting|
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
|Yu Xiao, Associate Professor in the Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State University (PSU)
“Community Businesses as Social Units in Post-Disaster Recovery”
12:00 – 1:15pm
|Jose Berrospide, Chief of Financial Institutions Risk Evaluation Section at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
“Un-used Bank Capital Buffers and Credit Supply Shocks at SMEs during the Pandemic”
|October 21||Yongqiang Chu, Distinguished Professor of Economics at University of North Carolina
“Political Risk and Toxic Release”
|November 8||Jose Berrospide, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
“Un-used Bank Capital Buffers and Credit Supply Shocks at SMEs during the Pandemic”
|November 29||Yu Xiao, University of Portland||316 Lake Hall|
11:45 am – 1:15 pm
|Gangs, Labor Mobility and Development
Maria Micaela Sviatschi is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University. Her research interests are labor and development economics, with a focus on human capital, gender-violence and crime.
April 15, 12:00 – 1:15 pm
- Justin Gallagher, Montana State University
- Gautam Rao, Harvard
- Jenny Aker, Tufts
Harvesting the rain: The adoption of environmental technologies in the Sahel
University of Notre Dame
- September 19 Nidhiya Menon
The Brazilian Bombshell? The Long-Term Impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic the South American WayBrandeis University
- September 23 Michael Kremer
Is Development Innovation a Good Investment? Which Innovations Scale? Evidence on Social Investing from USAID’s Development Innovation VenturesHarvard University
- October 7 Florian Ederer
Killer AcquisitionsYale University
- November 7 Leila Agha
Drug Diffusion through Peer Networks: Evidence from Industry PaymentsDartmouth College
|January 24 (Thursday)||Shahid Alam||Northeastern|
|February 7 (Thursday)||Kevin Boudreau||Northeastern|
|February 11 (Monday)||Michael Mueller-Smith||University of Michigan|
|February 21 (Thursday)||Felipe Barrera||Harvard|
|February 25 (Monday)||Klaus Desmet||Southern Methodist University|
|March 14 (Thursday)||David Atkin||MIT|
|CANCELED March 21 (Thursday) will be rescheduled for the Fall series.||Jonathan Zinman||Dartmouth|
|April 4 (Thursday)||David Yang||Harvard|
|April 8 (Monday)||Judith Chevalier||Yale|
|April 18 (Thursday)||James Nason||North Carolina State|
|April 22 (Monday)||Alicia Sasser Modestino||Northeastern|
|17-Sep||Nina Pavcnik||Dartmouth College|
|24-Sep||Chloe East||University of Colorado, Denver|
|1-Oct||Matt Lowe||Briq Institute of Behavior & Inequality|
|11-Oct||Chang-Jin Kim||University of Washington|
|22-Oct||Adriaan Soetevent||Groningen University|
|5-Nov||Rebecca Thornton||University of Illinois|
|8-Nov||Heikki Rantakari||University of Rochester|
|15-Nov||Peter Hull||University of Chicago|
|19-Nov||Ludovica Gazze||University of Chicago|
|28-Nov||Arindrajit Dube||(U-Mass Amherst)|
|6-Dec||Jere Berhman||U Penn|
- February 22, 2018 Ariel Dora Stern, HBS
- February 26, 2018 Rebecca Thornton, University of Illinois
- March 14, 2018 Alicia Sasser Modestino, Northeastern University
- March 19, 2018 Leemore Dafny, HBS
- March 29, 2018 John Maluccio, Middlebury Development
- April 2, 2018 Debi Prasad Mohapatra, Umass Amherst IO
- April 9, 2018 Rafael Dix Carneiro, Duke Development/Trade
|18-Sep||Chris Udry||Northwestern University|
|8-Nov||Petra Moser||New York University School of Business|
|13-Nov||Stephen O’Connell||Post-Doctoral Fellow at MIT SEII|
|4-Dec||Bruce Sacerdote||Dartmouth College|
|11-Dec||Tanya Byker||Middlebury College|