Graduate Student Workshop

Venue: 112 Eggers Hall
Day: Wednesday or Friday
Time: Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and Friday from 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 Hugo 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.  Lunch will be served.

Fall 2018

Fall 2018
Date  Speaker  Title 

November 2


Dahae Choo, Guanyu Liu, & Yi Yang TBA 



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)