Immigration, Science, and Invention, Evidence from the Quota Acts
EconomicsSeminar（2019-13）Topic:Immigration, Science, and Invention, Evidence from the Quota ActsSpeaker:Petra Moser, New York University School of BusinessTime:Friday, July 12, 13:30-15:00Location:Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:The United States implemented its first ethnicity-based immigration rules in 1921 and 1924. The goal of these national origins quotas was to keep out low-skille...
Misallocation Effects of Labor Market Frictions
EconomicsSeminar( 2019-12)Topic:Misallocation Effects of Labor Market FrictionsSpeaker:Stanislav Rabinovich,UNC Chapel HillTime:Friday, June 21, 13:30-15:00p.mPlace:Room 217, Guanghua Building2Abstract:We ask whether,and in what respect, labor market frictions lead to misallocation of workers across firms. We answer this question in a heterogeneous- firm model with imperfectly directed search. ...
Student Quality, College Selectivity and the Birth of Firms
EconomicsSeminar( 2019-11)Topic:Student Quality, College Selectivity and the Birth of FirmsSpeaker:Ruixue Jia，UC San DiegoTime:Tuesday, June 18, 13:30-15:00p.mPlace:Room 217, Guanghua Building2Abstract:Most of the existing studies on entrepreneurship rely on survey data and face the challenge of connecting the ex ante entry decision with ex post firm performance. In this paper, we study how st...
Physician Learning and Treatment Choices: Evidence from Brain Aneurysms
EconomicsSeminar( 2019-10)Topic:Physician Learning and Treatment Choices: Evidence from Brain AneurysmsSpeaker:Qing Gong,University of North Carolina at Chapel HillTime:Friday, June 14, 13:30-15:00p.mPlace:Room 217, Guanghua building2Abstract:Physicians often choose among alternative treatment options based on their beliefs over the treatment effectiveness and their skills in delivering the tre...
AGGREGATE AND DISTRIBUTIONAL IMPACTS OF HOUSING POLICY: CHINA'S EXPERIMENT
EconomicsSeminar( 2019-09)Topic:AGGREGATE AND DISTRIBUTIONAL IMPACTS OF HOUSINGPOLICY: CHINA'S EXPERIMENTSpeaker:Kaiji CHEN,Emory UniversityTime:Tuesday, June 11, 13:30-15:00p.mPlace:Room 217, Guanghua Building2Abstract:What's the role of credit conditions in housing booms and busts and what arethe distributional consequences of housing booms and busts across households of differentcharacteri...