2019 Economics Alumni Conference

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Event Date

Location
Andrews, Blue, and Gold Conference Rooms, SSH

 This third 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 May 3, 2019 at 12:00pm.


 

 

 Agenda

 

8:00-8:30AM

CHECK IN AND BREAKFAST (Andrews Conference Room)

 

8:30-9:00AM


9:00-9:30AM
 

  • Lusher: Pocket Aces: Commitment and Incentives Against Smartphones for Students

     
  • Lindo: How Violent Media Content Can Reduce Violent Crime: First Estimates of the Long-term Effects of Media Violence

 

9:30-10:00AM

BREAK

 

10:00-10:30AM
 

10:30-11:00AM

 

  • Rahman: Herding - A Theory and Some Evidence from College Major Selections
     
  • Miller: Dynamic Treatment Effects for Empirical Microeconomists: Local Projections and Quasi-Experimental Research Designs

 

11:00-11:30AM

Transfer to Blue or Gold Conference Rooms 

 




11:30-12:00PM
 

12:00-12:30PM

POLICY AND WELL-BEING
(Blue) 

 

  • Guldi: Changes in the Air Ambulance Market and Effects on Individual Level Outcomes

     
  • Barreca: Can Energy Policy Help Low-Income Families Cope with Hot Weather?


IMPACT OF LABOR MARKET "SHOCKS" (Gold)
 

  • Smith: The Long Run Effects of Oil Discoveries and the Role of Amenity Value

     
  • Wright: A Rising Tide? The Local Incidence of the Second Wave of Globalization

12:30-1:30PM

LUNCH (Group Photo)

 

1:30-2:00PM
 

2:00-2:30PM

CHILDREN 

  • Sansani: Gender Differences in Risk-Taking: Evidence from an Exogenous Change in Student Grading Policy
     
  • Larsen: Effect of Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility on Academic Achievement and the Achievement Gap

MIGRATION 

  • Sasahara: The Impact of Global Warming on Rural-Urban Migrations: Evidence from Global Big Data
     
  • Sparber: Estimating the Determinants of Remittances Originating from U.S. Households using CPS Data

2:30-3:00PM

BREAK (Refreshments in Econ Library)

 

3:00-3:30PM

 

3:30-4:00PM

  • Zhang: Moving to Better Opportunities? Housing Market Responses to the Top X% Policy

     
  • Simon: The Lasting Impacts of Childhood Exposure to Parental Job Loss and Divorce 

 

  • Yasenov: Does Halting Refugee Resettlement Reduce Crime? Evidence from the United States Refugee Ban
     
  • Foote: You’re Going to Miss Me When I’m Gone: Assessing the Bias from Only Using In-State Earnings
4:00-4:15PM Transfer to Andrews Conference Room   
4:15-5:15PM

Labor Market Advice

  • Foote: Government Agencies
  • Barreca: Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Guldi: Dual Career Challenges
 
6:00-9:00PM STUDENT POSTER SESSION (6 PM) and DINNER (7 PM) at Putah Creek Lodge  

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