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. 





2018 GCER-CEMMAP Conference in Applied Microeconomics



Georgetown University
Main Campus
Copley Formal Lounge


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


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