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Recent Short-term Visitors

2015-2016 Distinguished Short-Term Visitor

Speaker: Flavio Cunha, Rice University

Thursday April 7, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Public Lecture, DSB 505)
Title: Investments in the Human Capital of Children: Measurement and Theory

Friday April 8, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Department seminar, KTH 334)

Title: Eliciting Maternal Beliefs about the Technology of Skill Formation

Host: Shintaro Yamaguchi

2015-2016 Hooker Distinguished Visiting Speaker

Speaker: Jose-Victor Rios-Rull, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday March 1, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Public Lecture, KTH B124)
 
 
Wednesday March 2, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (Department seminar, KTH 334)
Title: Health, Consumption and Inequality 

Thursday March 3, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (Department seminar, KTH 334)
Title: Financial Frictions, Asset Prices, and the Great Recessions

Friday March 4, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Department seminar, KTH 334)

Title: Does Fundraising Create New Giving?

Host: Pau Pujolas

2014-2015 Hooker Distinguished Visiting Speaker

Speaker: Joseph Altonji, Yale University

Wednesday December 10, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm (Department seminar, KTH 334)
Title: Cashier or Consultant? Entry Labor Market Conditions, Field of Study, and Career Success        

Thursday December 11, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (Public lecture, KTH 334)
Title: The Importance of Field of Study: high school curriculum, college major, and career outcomes

Friday December 12, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (Department seminar, KTH 334)

Title: Estimating School and Neighborhood Effects with Sorting on Unobservables

Host: Shintaro Yamaguchi

2013-2014 Hooker Distinguished Visiting Speaker

Speaker: Janet Currie, Princeton University
Wednesday March 5, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Title: Do Stimulant Medications Improve Educational and Behavioral Outcomes for Children with ADHD?

Thursday March 6, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 
Public Lecture: Health Inequality in Early Life: Causes and Consequences

Friday March 7, 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Title: Diagnostic Skill, Surgical Skill, and Outcomes: The Case of C-Section Host: Mike Veall

2013-2014 Hooker Distinguished Visiting Speaker

Speaker: Joel Slemrod, University of Michigan

Wednesday January 22, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Title: Taxpayer Search for Information: Implications for Rational Attention

Thursday January 23, 3:30 pm, DSB 505
Public Lecture: Policy Insights from a Tax-Systems Perspective (link for related paper) Reception to follow

Friday January 24, 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Title: Do the Laws of Tax Incidence Hold? Point of Collection and the Pass-Through of State Diesel Taxes

Host: Mike Veall

2010-2011 Hooker Distinguished Visiting Speaker

Speaker: Martin Browning, Oxford University

Tuesday May 16, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm KTH 334
Title: Mixing messages: health news and consumer reactions

Wednesday May 18, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm School of business 505
Public Lecture: Economics of the family

Friday May 20, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm - KTH 334
Title: Spending time and money within the household

Host: Bill Scarth

2009-2010 Hooker Distinguished Visiting Speaker

Speaker: Tim Kehoe, University of Minnesota

Wednesday, November 25, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Title: Evaluating Trade Reforms with Models with Heterogeneous Firms 

Thursday, November 26, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 
Title: The Current Financial Crisis: What Should We Learn from the Great Depressions of the Twentieth Century? 

Friday November 27, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Title: Welfare and Growth in Open Economies
Host: Mike Veall

2008-2009 Graham Lecturer

Speaker: Armine Yalnizyan, Senior Economist, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

February 6th at 3:00 pm
Title: The Prospects for Income Inequality in the Current Economic Crisis

Hosts: Mike Veall/Bill Scarth

2009-2010 Hooker Distinguished Visiting Speaker

Speaker: David Levine, Washington University

Wednesday March 25, 2009, 12:30 - 1:20 pm
Title: Quality ladders, competition and endogenous growth

Thursday March 26, 2009, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Note Special location
Title: Against intellectual monopoly

Friday March 27th, 2009, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
Title: Self control, risk aversion, and the Allais paradox

Host: Mike Veall