Spring 2019

February 8, 2019
Kathryn Wagner, Marquette University
“Work-Limiting Disabilities and Earnings Instability”

February 15, 2019
Azeem Shaikh, University of Chicago
“Inference with Covariate-Adaptive Randomization.”

February 22, 2019
Matthew Notowidigdo,  Northwestern University
“Take-up and Targeting: Experimental Evidence from SNAP”

March 1, 2019
Christopher Sullivan, UW-Madison
“Measuring Competition with a Flexible Model of Supply””

March 8, 2019
Daniel Barth, The U.S. Treasury Department
“Illiquidity in Intermediary Portfolios: Evidence from Large Hedge Funds”

March 29, 2019
Jean-Francois Houde, UW-Madison
“Economies of Density in E-Commerce: A Study of Amazon’s Fulfillment Center Network”

April 5, 2019
Steve Miller, University of Minnesota
“Heat waves and economic performance”

April 12, 2019

April 19, 2019
Simon Mongey, University of Chicago
“Firm Dynamics in a Frictional Labor Market”

 April 26, 2019
Piotr Dworczak,
Northwestern University
“Redistribution through Markets.”

May 3, 2019
George Karras, University of Illinois at Chicago
“Are ‘Twin Deficits’ an Illusion? International Evidence on Fiscal Policy and the Current Account”