Seminars and Conferences

Coordinator: Barry Hirsch, 404-413-0880

Labor Seminar

Fall 2013

Klaus Zimmermann (IZA Bonn)
October 4, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: TBA

Spring 2014

David Neumark (University of California – Irvine)
April 4, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: TBA

Emory/GSU Health Seminar

Coordinator: Rusty Tchernis, 404-413-0154

Talks at Emory are in the economics department library (Rich 329A). Here are the directions: http://economics.emory.edu/home/about/location.html. Talks at GSU are in room 749 of the Andrew Young School. Each seminar is from 3-4 pm.

Previous Seminars

Labor Seminar

Coordinator: Barry Hirsch, 404-413-0880

Fall 2012

Christopher (Kitt) Carpenter (University of California, Irvine)
August 31, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: How Do Minimum Legal Drinking Ages Work? Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Canada

http://web.merage.uci.edu/~kittc/ 

Christopher Ruhm (University of Virginia)
October 22, Monday, 10:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm
Title: The Effects of California’s Paid Family Leave Program on Mothers’ Leave-Taking and Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes
http://www.batten.virginia.edu/content/faculty-research/faculty/christopher-j-ruhm

Ronni Pavan (University of Rochester)
October 26, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. (Labor)
Title: The Specificity of General Human Capital: Evidence from College Major Choice
https://sites.google.com/site/ronnipavan/

Abigail Wozniak (Notre Dame)
November 9, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: The Effect of College Education on Health
http://www.nd.edu/~awaggone/

Christopher (Kitt) Carpenter (University of California, Irvine)
November 29, Thursday, 2:00, AYSPS 749 (Labor/Health)
Title: A Conversation on Health Economics
http://web.merage.uci.edu/~kittc/ 

Spring 2013

Sandra Black (University of Texas)

March 1, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: This is Only a Test? Long-Run Impacts of Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout from Nuclear Weapon Testing
http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/economics/faculty/sb29254

Marianne Page (UC-Davis)
March 12, Tuesday, 2:30, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: Long Term Effects of Growing Up in a Recession
http://old.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/mepage/  

Emory/GSU Health Seminar

Coordinator: Rusty Tchernis (rtchernis@gsu.edu; 404-413-0154)

Talks at Emory are in the economics department library (Rich 329A). Here are directions: http://economics.emory.edu/home/about/location.html. Talks at GSU are in room 749 of the Andrew Young School. Each seminar is from 3-4 pm.

Fall 2012

Charles Courtemanche (Georgia State University)
September 12, Wednesday, 3:00, GSU, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: Can Changing Economic Incentives Explain the Rise in Obesity?
http://www.nber.org/people/charles_courtemanche/

Jason Hockenberry (Emory University)
October 10, Wednesday, 3:00, Emory, Rich 329A
Title: TBD
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/JHOCKEN

Animesh Giri (Emory University)
November 14, Wednesday, 3:00, GSU, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: Title: The Curious Case of Refugees: Why Did Medicaid Participation Fall Following the 1996 Welfare Reforms?
http://emory.academia.edu/AnimeshGiri

Kurt Schneir (Georgia State University)
December 12, Wednesday, 3:00, Emory, Rich 329A
Title: TBD
http://aysps.gsu.edu/econ/faculty/kurt-schnier

Spring 2013

Jennifer Mellor (College of William and Mary)
March 29, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm. 
Title: Recession Depression: Mental Health Effects of the 2008 Stock Market Crash

http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/jmmell

Reed Walker, Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy(UC- Berkeley)
April 19, Friday, 3:00, AYSPS 7th Floor Conference Rm.
Title: TBD
http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/rwalker/index.html

Labor/Education/Health Seminars

Tim Sass (Florida State University)
3:00 pm on Friday, September 17, 2010, AYSPS Room 749
“What Makes for a Good Teacher and Who Can Tell?"

Theodore Joyce (CUNY)
3:00 pm on Thursday, April 22, 2010, AYSPS Room 749
“Changes in Teen Fertility Following Access to the Pill and Abortion in the Early 1970s”

Petra Todd (University of Pennsylvania)
3:00 pm on Friday, April 16, 2010, AYSPS Room 749
“Effects of School Reform on Education and Labor Market Performance: Evidence from Chile’s Universal Voucher System”

William Evans (University of Notre Dame)
3:00 pm on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, AYSPS Room 749
“The Short-Term Mortality Consequences of Income Receipt”

David Albouy (University of Michigan)
3:00 pm on Friday, April 2, 2010, AYSPS Room 749
“Evaluating the Efficiency and Equity of Federal Fiscal Equalization”

Alex Gelber (University of Pennsylvania)
3:00 pm on Friday, March 26, 2010, AYSPS Room 749
“Taxes and Time Allocation: Evidence from Single Women”

David Figlio (Northwestern)
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Friday, February 20, 2009, time and topic TBA.

Derek Neal (University of Chicago)
3:00 pm on Friday, October 16, 2009, AYSPS Room 749
“Pay for Percentile”

Scott Cunningham (Baylor University)
3:00 pm on Monday, October 12, 2009, AYSPS Room 749
“Prostitution, Technology, and the Law: New Data and Directions”

Dan Black (University of Chicago)
3pm on Friday, September 26, 2008, AYSPS Room 749
“Why Do So Few Women Work in New York (and So Many in Minneapolis)? Labor Supply of Married Women across U.S. Cities"

Jeffrey Zax (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 10:30am, Friday, September 26, 2008.
“Colorado's Enterprise Zone Program: Impacts on Establishment-Level Employment and Earnings per Worker."

Jonathan Gruber (MIT)
3pm on Friday, October 3, 2008, AYSPS Room 749
“Choosing a Prescription Drug Plan Under Medicare Part D: How are Elders Doing?"