Applied Microeconomics Workshop


Fall 2019 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
October 2
4:00 pm

Ray Fisman
Boston University

"Tax-Exempt Lobbying: Corporate Philanthropy as a Tool for Political Influence”

October 16
4:00 pm
Sydnee Cauldwell
UC Berkeley and Microsoft Research
"Monopsony and the Gender Wage Gap: Experimental Evidence from the Gig Economy"
October 30
4:00 pm
Martin Abel
Middlebury College

"Do Workers Discriminate against Female Bosses?”

November 13
4:00 pm
John Horton
MIT Sloan

“The Death of a Technical Skill”

December 11
4:00 pm
Ethan Kaplan
University of Maryland at College Park

“The Long Run Political Consequences of Busing”


Workshop Location: 209 Crotty Hall (unless otherwise indicated)
412 N. Pleasant St., Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

When available, papers will be posted at least one week prior to presentation.

For more details, contact Professor Dube at