Graduate Student Workshop

Venue: 112 Eggers Hall
Day: Wednesday or Friday
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Note: Any change to the venue, day, or time will be indicated with the date of the event.

The Graduate Student Workshop is organized by Alfonso Flores-LagunesHugo Jales, and Áron Tóbiás. This workshop serves as a forum for Ph.D. students to present their research ideas and papers, and to receive feedback from faculty.

The workshop will be held in 112 Eggers Hall. Presentations start at 12:00 p.m. Please arrive at 11:30 a.m. for lunch.

Spring 2018

Spring 2018
Date  Speaker  Title 
March 21  Huong Tran  “The effects of social networks on starting wage” 
April 12
Thursday 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Jonathan Presler  “Social interactions in NYC elementary schools using reference group intersectionality” 
April 13 Seokchae Hwang  "Estimation of Treatment Effects using Korean Administrative Data" 
 April 25 Yanmin Yang  "Innovation in a Networked World: Inventor Team, Social Networks and Quality of Patents" 
April 27 Hoang Pham  "Endogenous Foreign Investment and Dynamics of Firm Productivity: Evidence in China" 
May 2 Krieg Tidemann  "Minimum Wages, Spatial Equilibrium, and Housing Rents" 

Fall 2017

Fall 2017
Date Speaker Title 
October 11  Yanmin Yang  "Innovation in a networked world: inventor team, social networks and quality of patents" 
October 23
Monday 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Yang Liang “Job Creation and Job Destruction:
The Effect of Trade Shocks on U.S. Manufacturing Employment” 
 October 27  Boqian Jiang “Separating Selection from Spillover Effects:
Using the Mode to Estimate the Return to City Size” 
November 3  Jindong Pang  “Do Subways Improve Labor Market Outcomes for Low-Skilled Workers?” 
November 8  Jessica Sauve-Syed  "Lead Exposure and Student Performance: A Study of Flint Schools"
November 15  Ling Li  “Helping Nurses or Hurting Patients: The Effect of OSHA Inspections in Nursing Facilities”
December 1  Jun Cai   "Deconvolution with Laplacian Error and Unknown Scale"
December 6  Fabio Rueda de Vivero  “Wage Subsidies in Labor Markets with High Informality:
Evidence from Colombia’s First Job Act”  
December 8 Maeve Maloney  "How centralized is U.S. Metropolitan Employment?"
(co-authored with Jason Brown, Jordan Rappaport, and Aaron Smalter Hall)