Faculty & Research

Applied Economics Workshop


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Spring 2019

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution
Wednesday, April 3
1:20–2:50 p.m.
A Dose of Managed Care: Controlling Drug Spending in Medicaid Amanda Starc Northwestern
Wednesday, April 10 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-3B Buyer Signaling Improves Matching: Evidence from a Field Experiment John Horton New York University
Wednesday, April 17 1:20–2:50 p.m.
HC-3B Market Failure in Kidney Exchange Nikhil Agarwal MIT
Wednesday, April 24 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-3B
The Welfare Effects of Social Media Matthew Gentzkow Stanford
Wednesday, May 1 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-3B Employer Consolidation and Wages: Evidence from Hospitals Ellie Prager Northwestern
Wednesday, May 8 1:20–2:50 p.m HC-3B School Competition and Product Differentiation Natalie Bau UCLA
Wednesday, May 15 1:20–2:50 p.m.
HC-3B Incentivizing Behavioral Change: The Role of Time Preferences Rebecca Dizon-Ross Chicago Booth
Wednesday, May 22 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-3B Dynamic Oligopoly Pricing with Asymmetric Information: Implications for Mergers Andrew Sweeting University of Maryland
Wednesday, May 29 1:20–2:50 p.m HC-3B Closing the Gap: The Effect of a Targeted, Tuition-Free Promise on College Choices of High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Susan Dynarski University of Michigan
Wednesday, June 5                                 CANCELLED