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February, 2020
March, 2020
April, 2020
May, 2020
August, 2020
September, 2020
October, 2020
  • Xu Han, Temple University -  Econometrics

    01:30pm - 03:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Yuan Liao

  • Amanda Agan, Rutgers University - Empirical Microeconomics

    03:00pm - 04:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Jennifer Hunt

  • John Landon-Lane, Rutgers University - Money, History and Finance

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Michael Bordo

  • Michael Leung, University of Southern California -  Econometrics

    01:30pm - 03:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Ruonan Xu

  • Yeonbin Yang, Rutgers University Graduate Student - Empirical Microeconomics

    "The Effects of Rural Household Electrification on Children's Schooling and Work in Brazil"

    Abstract: This paper examines the development effects of rural household electrification, focusing on school attendance and different types of work of children in Brazil during the period between 1991 and 2000. Using Brazilian Census data and an instrumented electricity measure, I estimate short-run effects of household electricity service on school attendance, market and non market working status, and housework inside the home done by girls. I find that household electricity service raises school attendance and reduces the likelihood that a girl stays home from school to do housework her own home. Household electricity also increases the probability of working for pay for both genders and makes boys less likely to do unpaid work to help family farm or enterprise. The findings suggest implications for behavioral responses of rural households in middle-income countries to household technical changes—people choose to invest in children's human capital, and increase market labor of children for both genders, which substitutes non market labor including housework of girls and boys' unpaid work at family farm or firms.

    02:00pm - 03:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Jennifer Hunt

  • Peter Veru, University of Colorado - Money, History and Finance

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Michael Bordo

  • Jennifer Hunt, Rutgers University - Empirical Microeconomics

    03:00pm - 04:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Jennifer Hunt

  • R. Vijay Krishna, Rutgers University Graduate Student - Micro Theory/Experimental Seminar

    02:45pm - 04:15pm | Virtual - ZOOM TBA | Coordinator: Oriol Carbonell-Nicolau

  • Suwei Luo, Rutgers University Graduate Student - Empirical Microeconomics

    03:00pm - 04:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Jennifer Hunt

  • Nathan Sussman, Geneva - Money, History and Finance

    "Financing the rebuilding of the City of London after the Great Fire of 1666"

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Michael Bordo

  • Hyunjoo Jang, Rutgers University Graduate Student - Empirical Microeconomics

    03:00pm - 04:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Jennifer Hunt

November, 2020
December, 2020
  • Bingxiao Wu, Rutgers University - Empirical Microeconomics

    "The Economics of Medical Procedure Innovation"?

    02:00pm - 03:00pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Jennifer Hunt

  • Matthew Botsch, Bowdoin College - Money, History and Finance

    "A New Chronology of U.S. Asset Price Bubbles, 1825-1929", Co-authored with Andrew Jalil, Occidental College

    02:00pm - 04:30pm | Virtual - ZOOM | Coordinator: Michael Bordo

Upcoming Events

Fri Sep 25 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Maria Rosales, Rutgers University - Newark
Mon Sep 28 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
Angela Vossmeyer, Claremont College
Wed Sep 30 @ 2:45PM - 04:15PM
Micro Theory/Experimental Seminar
Xuesong Huang, Rutgers University Graduate Student
Thu Oct 01 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Econometrics
Xu Han, Temple University
Fri Oct 02 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Amanda Agan, Rutgers University
Mon Oct 05 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
John Landon-Lane, Rutgers University
Thu Oct 08 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Econometrics
Michael Leung, University of Southern California
Fri Oct 09 @ 2:00PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Yeonbin Yang, Rutgers University Graduate Student
Mon Oct 12 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
Peter Veru, University of Colorado
Fri Oct 16 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Jennifer Hunt, Rutgers University
Wed Oct 21 @ 2:45PM - 04:15PM
Micro Theory/Experimental Seminar
R. Vijay Krishna, Rutgers University Graduate Student
Fri Oct 23 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Suwei Luo, Rutgers University Graduate Student
Mon Oct 26 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
Nathan Sussman, Geneva
Fri Oct 30 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Hyunjoo Jang, Rutgers University Graduate Student
Mon Nov 02 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
James Morrison, LSE Political Science