In this workshop, new applied economics research and applied economics research papers, as well as related topics, are presented by Booth faculty and PhD students, as well as by invited speakers.

The workshop will be held in-person (in HC 3B), with no virtual options after April 20, 2022.

Please contact Tammy Lingo, workshop administrator, if you would like to be added to the listserv for weekly updates.

When possible, links to the workshop papers are posted to this page for printing. Occasionally, speakers opt not to circulate their papers. Therefore, the link will be unavailable.

Spring 2022


Date Time Topic Speaker Institution
March 30
1:20–2:50 p.m.
 TBA  Mushfiq Mobarak  Yale University
April 6
1:20–2:50 p.m.  College Major Restrictions and Student Stratification
 Zachary Bleemer
 Harvard University
April 7
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. (HC 07)
 The Birth of a Nation: Media and Racial Hate  Desmond Ang  Harvard Kennedy School
April 13
1:20–2:50 p.m. Revealing Stereotypes: Evidence from Immigrants in Schools
 Michela Carlana
 Harvard Kennedy School
April 20
1:20–2:50 p.m. Racial Inequality and the Dynamic Role of Referral Hiring: Evidence from Brazil  Conrad Miller
 Berkeley Haas
April 27
1:20–2:50 p.m.
High-Value Work and the Rise of Women: The Cotton Revolution and Gender Equality in China  Melanie Meng Xue
May 4
1:20–2:50 p.m.  Colluding Against Environmental Regulation  Jing Li
May 11
3:00–4:20 p.m. (HC 05)
 Location, Location, Location  Jesse Rothstein
(Joint with Harris School)
May 18
1:20–2:50 p.m.
  Workshop Cancelled

May 25
1:20–2:50 p.m.  

“Inequality in US Childcare and the Impact of Increased Government Investment in Early Childhood Education”

“Inequality in Early Care Experienced by US Children”

“Early Childhood Care and Cognitive Development”

 Matthew Wiswall
 University of Wisconsin
June 1
1:20–2:50 p.m.
The Impact of Criminal Records on Employment, Earnings, and Tax Outcomes
 Alex Mas
 Princeton University

Winter 2022


Date Time Topic Speaker Institution
Feb. 23
1:20–2:50 p.m. Production Networks and War Alexey Makarin
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
March 2
1:20–2:50 p.m. The Causal Impact of Removing Children from Abusive and Neglectful Homes
Eric T. Chyn
Dartmouth University
March 16
1:20–2:50 p.m. Monitoring Harassment in Organizations
Laura Boudreau
Columbia University