Faculty & Research

Microeconomics Workshop

Workshop Updates

The workshop is now held virtually on Zoom. Please contact James Kiselik if you would like to be added to the listserv for weekly updates or if you need information about how to access the Zoom meeting. Please refer to the weekly announcement for updates and time changes.

Spring 2020

Date Time Location Topic Speaker
April 2
12:15–1:15 p.m.
Product Innovation, Product Diversification, and Firm Growth: Evidence from Japan’s Early Industrialization Chad Syverson UChicago Booth
April 9
12:15–1:15 p.m. Adverse Selection as a Policy Instrument: Unraveling Climate Change
Steve Cicala UChicago Harris Public Policy
April 16
12:15–1:15 p.m.
Top Wealth in America: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich Eric Zwick UChicago Booth
April 23 12:15–1:15 p.m. Beyond Health: The Welfare Effects of Disability Insurance Manasi Deshpande UChicago Econ
April 30 12:15–1:15 p.m. Price Adjustments, Waiting Lists, and Stochastic Gradient Descent Jacob Leshno UChicago Booth
May 21 12:15–1:15 p.m.
Not Playing Favorites: An Experiment on Parental Fairness Preferences Rebecca Dizon-Ross UChicago Booth
May 28 12:15–1:15 p.m. Quantifying the High-Frequency Trading “Arms Race”: A Simple New Methodology and Estimates Eric Budish UChicago Booth
June 4 12:15–1:15 p.m. Secrecy Rules, Property Rights Markets and Oil and Gas Investment Thomas Covert UChicago Booth

June 11
12:15–1:15 p.m.
Fear, Lockdown and Diversion: Comparing the Drivers of Pandemic Economic Decline 2020 Austan Goolsbee and Chad Syverson UChicago Booth