2018 Economics Alumni Conference

Migration Research Cluster

Event Date

Location
Andrews and Blue Conference Rooms, SSH | UC Davis

AgendaThis second annual conference will discuss alumni research as well as provide opportunities to network and create collaborative relationships with current and future UC Davis Ph.D. students. 

Registration closes Monday, May 7, 2018, at 12:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda

Friday

 

8:30-9:00AM 

CHECK IN AND BREAKFAST (Andrews Conference Room) 

 

9:00-9:30AM

9:30-10:00AM

10:00-10:30AM

LABOR AND I.O. 

  • Moulton: How does Residential Housing Respond to Monetary Policy Announcements
  • Sansani: Do Landlords Exert Less Effort to Obtain Minority Tenants? Experimental Evidence from Israel
  • Williams: Returns to Education in Subprime Credit Markets
     

 

10:30-11:00AM 

BREAK (refreshments in Andrews Conference Room) 

 

11:00-11:30AM 

 

11:30-12:00PM 

  • Anelli: Labor Market Determinants of the Payoffs to University Field of Study
  • Blake: Bargaining and Incomplete Information

 

 

12:00-1:30PM 

LUNCH AND STUDENT POSTER SESSION (Andrews Conference Room) 

 




1:30-2:00PM 

2:00-2:30PM 

HEALTH (Blue Conference Room)  
 

  • Simon: Traffic Pollution and Academic Outcomes 
  • Huckfeldt: Control of Diabetes and Productivity

 

TRADE AND TECHNOLOGY (Gold Conference Room) 

  • Bouvet: International Trade and Economic Literacy
  • Wright: Long Run Incidence of a Trade Shock
     

2:30-3:00PM 

COFFEE (refreshments in Burgundy Room) 

 

3:00-3:30PM 


3:30-4:00PM 

 

  • Smith: Male/ Female Sex Ratio Fracking Boom Sexually Transmitted Diseases

     
  • Cummins: Clinical Depression and Labor Supply

 

  • Beerli: Skill Biased Tech Change and Skill Mix of Immigrants
     
  • Luck: Offshoring and Skills Demand

4:00-4:15PM 

Transfer to Andrews

 

4:15-5:15PM 

 

ADVICE ON THE JOB MARKET FOR CURRENT STUDENTS 

  • Sparber: liberal arts colleges 
  • Bouvet: Cal State U 
  • Blake: private sector 
  • Anelli: European Market Wright
  • Gray: joint search 

 

6:00-9:00PM 

SPEAKER DINNER at Putah Creek Lodge

 


Saturday 

8:30-9:30AM

BREAKFAST AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

 

  • Working at different institutions (Moulton, Luck, Barreca)
  • First year after Ph.D. and the longer-Run (Lindo, Simon)
  • Women in economics (Bouvet, Gray, East)

 

9:30-9:45AM 

Transfer from Andrews

 

 

9:45-10:15AM 

10:15-10:45AM

10:45-11:15AM 

FAMILY (Blue Conference Room) 

  • Barreca: Weather and Gestational Length
     
  • Sanders: Leaded Gasoline and Fetal Health
     
  • Pihl: Business Cycles and Breastfeeding 

IMMIGRATION (Gold Conference Room)

  • Gray: Effect of Immigration on Crime 1880-1930
  • Shih: Housing Booms, Trade and Chinese Students in US 
  • East: Labor Market Effects of Immigration Enforcement 

 

11:15-11:45AM 

BREAK (refreshments in Burgundy Room) 

 


 

11:45-12:15PM 


12:15-12:45PM

 

 

  • Lindo: Contraception Access and Women's Outcomes
     
  • Zhe Yang: Gender Wage Gap and Cohabitation

 

  • Yasenov:

    Labor Demand and Foreign Workers: Evidence from Online Job Ads

  • Sparber: Effect of H-1B Visas on Firms

12:45PM 

ADJOURN (no lunch provided) 

 

 

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