Category Archives: Seminars

Information about seminars at UW, espcially for the Economics department.

Visit to Bergen

I was in Bergen in June and presented my work with Kathleen Beegle and Luc Christiaensen on the effects of family planning on fertility at CMI and my work with Shamma Alam on income shocks and timing of fertility at … Continue reading

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Google talk on YouTube

Mike Toomim and my talk at Google, “HCI meets Economics”, is on YouTube. You can watch it in all its glory here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8hv9piPizY

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Labour/development brown bag

I am presenting at the labour/development brown bag on Thursday 12 May at 12.30. The title of the talk is “Risk Perception, Health Knowledge, and Sexual Behavior.” This is not a paper, but a research agenda with Mark Anderson. It … Continue reading

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Seminar at ARE, UC Berkeley

I presented my work on Sex Selective Abortion, Fertility and Birth Spacing at the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley Friday 25 February.

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Visit to Washington and Lee University

I visited Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA on 22-24 November. I gave a talk about family planning in Ethiopia to some of their undergraduate and had a Q&A session with students from their poverty program. I also gave … Continue reading

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CSDE seminar presentation on family planning in Ethiopia

I am presenting my paper “Family Planning and Fertility: Estimating Program Effects using Cross-sectional Data” today at the CSDE seminar series. The seminar runs from 12.30 to 1.30 PM and is at Thomson Hall, rm 125. You can find the … Continue reading

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Interaction Economics: Instruments that Measure Social-Computational Systems

I gave a presentation in our weekly labour/development brown bag series on a NSF grant that I am co-PI on. This is very different from most of the other things I work on, but I think it has great potential. … Continue reading

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CSDE Seminar

I gave a seminar at the CSDE seminar series Friday 17 April. The topic of the talk was “The Demand for Sex Selective Abortions”.  The abstract is here (it is the same paper as I presented at University of Michigan … Continue reading

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Richard Akresh Seminar – Friday 3 March

Richard Akresh from Illinios will be giving a seminar Friday 3 March. His main research area is development economics and he has worked on areas like child fostering, health and civil war. The title of the paper is “School Enrollment … Continue reading

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Yoonseok Lee – Job Market Candidate

We have Yoonseok Lee from Yale as a job candidate Wendesday 1 February. The seminar will *not* be in the usual room, but instead in Savery 110 C. The time remains the same: 2.00 – 3.30. The title of his … Continue reading

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