University of California, Riverside


Seminars & Colloquia

Applied Economics (DAE) Winter 2010

Fridays, 4:10-5:30 pm (unless otherwise specified)
Sproul 2206

Questions? Contact Jorge Aguero & Steve Helfand.

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

Jan 8 Arindam Nandi, PhD Candidate, UC Economics  The Impact of a Ban on Sex-Selective Abortion on the Juvenile Sex Ratio In India: Evidence from a Policy Change
Jan 15 Diana Fletschner, University of Washington  A Nuanced Analysis of Rural Women's Access to Credit
Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Paper 3 | Paper 4
Jan 22 Yves Zenou, Stockholm University  Juvenile Delinquency and Conformism
Jan 28 Erik Thorbecke, Cornell University (Campus-wide presentation to be held in HMSS 1500 from 3:30 - 5pm) The Impact of Globalization on Poverty in Asia, Latin America, and Africa
Paper 1 | Paper 2
Jan 29 Erik Thorbecke, Cornell University (Departmental Presentation The Foster-Greer-Thorbecke Poverty Measures: Twenty-Five Years Later
Feb 5 Steven Helfand, UCR Economics How Important are Locational Characteristics for Rural Non-agricultural Employment?  Lessons from Brazil
Feb 11 Michael Carter, University of Wisconsin (Graduate student presentation from 4:10-5:30 in Sproul 2206) Poverty Traps and Asset Smoothing: Theory, Evidence and What to Do About Them Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Paper 3
Feb 12 Michael Carter, University of Wisconsin (Departmental Presentation) Left, Right, Left: Income Dynamics and The Evolution of Political Preferences of Forward-Looking Bayesian Voters 
Feb 19 Erik Jonasson, Lund University Regional Variation in Informal Employment: Skills, Norms, and Governance
Feb 26 Julian Betts, UC San Diego  Teacher Merit Pay Based on Student Test Scores: A Brilliant Innovation or Near-Certain Disaster? 
Mar 5 Craig McIntosh, UC San Diego Fair Trade and Free Entry: Generating Benefits in a Disequilibrium Market
Mar 12 Maithili Ramachandran & Kate Choi, PhD Candidates, UCR Economics (1) The Intergenerational Effects of Increasing Women's Schooling, Evidence from Zimbabwe  (2) A Million Dollar Smile: The Impact of Medicaid Insurance Coverage on Dental Service Use

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