Micro-Economics Policy Seminar (MEPS)

December 2nd –  Gustavo Bobonis (University of Toronto)

Thursday, December 2, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Van Metre Hall (formerly Founders Hall), 322

The Micro-Economic Policy Seminar (MEPS) is a weekly series of paper presentations on economic policy topics organized by the Center for Micro-Economic Policy Research (CMEPR). See details on the plans for this semester below.  All are welcome to attend and participate.

Other seminar schedules, as well as links to the speakers’ websites and papers, can be found on the CMEPR website (cmepr.gmu.edu).

MEPS (Micro-Economic Policy Seminar) has upcoming research seminars – all are welcome!

Fall 2021 Schedule:

September 21st – Christina Tello Trillo (Census), “Trade Liberalization and Labor-Market Outcomes: Evidence from US Matched Employer-Employee Data”

September 28th – John McLaren (UVA Econ) “Foreign Direct Investment and Labor Rights: A Simple Race-to-the-Top Story”

October 5th – Anh Pham (GMU Schar School) “Recentralization in Vietnam”

October 12th – Isaac Mbiti (UVA Public Policy)

October 19th – Omari Swinton (Howard), “A Comparative Analysis: Examining Black SAT test takers desire to become a STEM Major and the effects of HBCU attendance on Graduation”

October 26th – Priyanka Anand (GMU Health Policy) “Peer Effects of Teen Pregnancy on Sexual Behavior” (co-authored with Lisa Kahn)

November 2nd – Pascual Restrepo (Boston)

November 9th – Maggie Chen (GMU Econ)

November 16th – Remi Jedwab (GMU Econ)

November 23rd – Thanksgiving Break, no MEPS

November 30th – Weija Rao (GMU Law) “(Un)Stable BITs”

December 2nd –  Gustavo Bobonis (University of Toronto)

December 7th – Hyojung Lee (VA Tech) “The Geography of Gentrification and Residential Mobility”

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