The Georgetown Center for Economic Research is pleased to host the Second Annual Applied Microeconomics Conference on May 10-11, 2018at Georgetown University. The conference, co-sponsored with the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, a joint venture by the Department of Economics University College London and the Institute for Fiscal Studies, will take place . The conference program and link to register is below. 

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2018 GCER-CEMMAP Conference in Applied Microeconomics

 

Location

Georgetown University
Main Campus
Copley Formal Lounge

Speakers

Naoki Aizawa, University of Wisconsin
Pedro Carneiro, University College of London
Gordon Dahl, University of California, San-Diego
David Deming, Harvard University
Gregor Jarosh, Princeton University
Matt Notowidigo, Northwestern University
Nolan Pope, University of Maryland
Jesse Rothstein, University of California, Berkeley

Program

Day One: Thursday, May 10, 2018

9:30-10:00 a.m.                  Breakfast & Conference Check-in

10:00-11:00 a.m.                Naoki Aizawa: Labor Market Screening and Social Insurance Program
                                           Design for the Disabled (with Soojin Kim and Serena Rhee)

11:10-12:10 p.m.                Gordon Dahl: Intergenerational Spillovers in Disability Insurance (with Anne Gielen)

12:10-1:30 p.m.                  Lunch

1:30-2:30 p.m.                   Gregor Jarosh: Learning from Coworkers
                                          (with Ezra Oberfield and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg)

2:40 - 3:40 p.m.                 David Deming: STEM Jobs, Skill Obsolescence and Technical Change

3:50 - 4:50 p.m.                 Jesse Rothstein: The Lost Generation? Scarring after the Great Recession

Day 2: Friday, May 11, 2018

9:30-10:30 a.m.                   Matt Notowidigo: The Effects of Information and Application Assistance:
                                            Experimental Evidence from SNAP

10:40-11:40 a.m.                 Pedro Carneiro: Dynamic Impacts of Classroom Quality

11:50-12:50 p.m.                 Nolan Pope: The Multidimensional Impact of Teachers on Students

1:00 p.m.                             Lunch