Graduate Student Workshop
October 17, 2015
25 Baxter Hall (#77 on the map)
The workshop will feature 6-8 presentations by graduate students of papers based on their PhD research, comments and suggestions on the papers by faculty and students, as well as a general discussion of strategies for the job market.
For those lodging at the Westin:
SATURDAY, October 17
Coffee, Bagels and Pastries, and Introductions
9:00-10:40 Session 1:
Dylan Connor, UCLA, “The Cream of the Crop? Migrant Selectivity from Ireland during the Age of Mass Migration”
Yifei Huang, Caltech, “Access, Talent and the Ladder of Success an Empirical Study of the Chinese Imperial Civil Service Examination, 1663-1736”
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:40 Session 2
Jeremie Cohen-Setton, UCB, “The making of a monetary union: Evidence from the U.S. experience with non-uniform discount rates.”
Qi Han, UCD, “A Transformation of China's Banking: Native Banks vs. Modern Banks in 1930s”
2:00-3:40 Sessions 3
Michela Giorcelli, Stanford, “The Effect of Management Practices and Technology Diffusion on Firm Performances: Evidence from the US Marshall Plan in Italy.”
Carlos Eduardo Hernandez, UCLA, “Product Switching, Adaptation and Firm Survival in the Brewing Industry during Prohibition.”
3:40-4:00 Coffee Break
4:00-5:40 Session 4
Paul Lombardi, UC Irvine, “Predicting School Attendance with Weather Based Income Shocks.”
Yang Xie, UCB, “Machiavellian Experimentation.”
6:00-8:30 Reception and Dinner
Celestino restaurant, 141 S Lake Ave, Pasadena.
Discussion of the job market process and strategies by the faculty.