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 12:00 p.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 Abdulaziz Shifa. 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.

Fall 2019

Fall 2019
Date  Speaker  Title 

November 8


Nam Seok Kim 

"Attitudes towards globalization and associated voting behavior : Evidence from Swedish national election studies"

Spring 2019

Spring 2019
Date  Speaker  Title 

 April 19


 Tianyun Zhu

“The Change of Sorting Equilibrium for Job Access over Time: Evidence from Buffalo MSA”

May 1


Yinhan Zhang (11:00 am - 11:45 am)


Stephanie Coffey (11:45 am - 12:30 pm)

Yinhan Zhang - "The effect of outward FDI on export quality upgrade: firm-level evidence from China"

Stephanie Coffey - "Towering intellects? Sizing up the relationship between height and achievement among NYC students"

Fall 2018

Fall 2018
Date  Speaker  Title 

 October 3


 Judith Liu

"The Long-Term Impact of Work-Hour Regulations on Physician Labor Supply”

 October 31


Krieg Tidemann

"Minimum Wages, Spatial Equilibrium, and Housing Rents"

November 2


Dahae Choo, Guanyu Liu, & Yi Yang

Yi Yang: “Mode of Technical Inefficiency in Parametric Stochastic Frontier Model”

Dahae Choo: “The cash transfer and fertility decision in South Korea”

Guanyu Liu: "Evaluating the economic impact of conflict: A counterfactual analysis of Ukraine"

 November 28


Yanmin Yang
“Innovation in a Networked World: Inventor Team, Social Network and Patent Impact"

 December 5


 Jun Cai  “Identification and Estimation of a Nonparametric Panel Stochastic Frontier Model”

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)