2015 Seminars


Jan 26thWage Control Policy, Labor misallocation and the Structure transformation in China Zinan Zhang
Feb 2ndRail freight traffic and regional development: An analysis of Turkey Ismail Cagri Ozcan
Feb 9thRe-examining the Predictive Power of the Yield Curve with Quantile Regression Mauro Sayar Ferreira
Feb 16thThe Effects of Accessibility on Commuting Time: The case of São Paulo, Brazil Renato Schwambach Vieira
Feb 23rdEstimate or Calibrate: A Theoretical and Practical Exploration for Computable General Equilibrium Analysis and Econometric Input Output Andrew Crawley
Mar 2ndThe effect of vocational education on outcomes in higher education: The case of Chile Rocío Valdebenito
Mar 9thHouse Prices and School Choice: Evidence from Chicago’s Magnet Schools Proximity Lottery Esteban Lopez
Mar 16thMining Boom and Education: Evidence from Colombia’s Gold Rush Leonardo Bonilla
Mar 30thThe Effect of Violent Crime on Educational Attainment Dongwoo Kim
Apr 6thBayesian Estimation of Labor Demand by Age and its Application to the Miyazawa System Kijin Kim
Apr 13thSpatial Regression: The Curious Case of Negative Spatial Dependence Sheena Yu-Hsien Kao
Apr 20thThe effectiveness of micro-enterprise policies in Chile: The case of Centro de Emprendimientos Chile-Compra Sergio Contreras
Apr 27thHousing Price Diffusion with Foreclosure Shocks over the Space and Time Xian Fang
Apr 28thWater Markets: Insights from an Applied General Equilibrium Model for Extremadura, Spain Alberto Franco Solís
Apr 28thAre More Severe Recessions Followed by Stronger Recoveries? Evidence from the Mexican States Employment Pablo Mejía
May 4thHow much can be the wage curve overestimated? Bartek Rokicki

FALL 2015

Dec 9th TBA Yizhou Zhang
Dec 2nd TBA Zhangliang Chen & Andre Avelino
Nov 18th TBA Diana Gutiérrez
Girum Abate
Nov 9thSources of Inequality: Additive Decomposition of the Gini CoefficientCarlos Hurtado
Nov 4th The Effectiveness of Micro Enterprise Policies in Chile:The Case Of Centro De Emprendimientos Chile Compra Sergio Contreras
Oct 28th Searching to Hedge”
“Housing and monetary policy in the business cycle: what do housing rents have to say? 
Marcelo S. Bego
João B. Duarte
Oct 21st Analysis on Regional Economic Growth in China – Spatial Panel Model and Prefecture-level Data Xiangwei Sun
Oct 14th Bayesian estimation of labor demand by age: Theoretical consistency and an application to an input-output model Kijin Kim
Oct 7th Ethnic diversity and the labour market integration of immigrants Peter Huber
Oct 1st A labor Structural Decomposition Analysis of the youth employment in Europe Andre Carrascal
Sep 23rd The Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture in the Southwestern United States: the Ricardian Approach Revisited Sandy Dall’erba
Sep 16th Querying the perverse incentive of minimum wage on education: evidence from Indonesia Daniel Halim
Sep 9th Industry Relatedness, Agglomeration Externalities and Firm Survival in China Qi Guo
Aug 31st” Eligibility criteria of Brazilian semi arid municipalities: impacts on formal employment and income Renata Caldas
Aug 25th” Efficiency and Distributional Characteristics of Transit Fare Subsidies in the City of São Paulo, Brazil Renato Vieira