Applied Microeconomics Workshop


Spring 2017 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
March 8
4:00 pm
Jamal Ibrahim Haidar
Harvard Kennedy School
Center for International Development
Do Political Connections Reduce Job Creation? Evidence from Lebanon

March 22
4:00 pm

Melanie Khamis, Wesleyan University Missing Men and Female Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Large-Scale Mexican Migration
(with Emily Conover and Sarah Pearlman)
April 12
4:00 pm
Kenneth Couch
University of Connecticut
April 26
4:00 pm
Jamie Mullins
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Resource Economics
Climate Change, Flood Risk, and Property Values: Evidence from New York City
May 3
4:00 pm
Mark Paul
Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity
Duke University
A Distributional Analysis of a Carbon Tax in the United States (with Anders Fremstad)


Room 209
Crotty Hall
University of Massachusetts Amherst


The Applied Microeconomics Workshop is coordinated in Spring 2017 by Dania Francis, 203 Crotty Hall and Ina Ganguli, 304 Crotty Hall.  For more details, contact Professor Francis at