Fall 2016 Seminar Schedule

Events, Seminars | August 17, 2016

The Fall 2016 Seminar Series schedule is now posted. Seminars are held in room 5183 of the Metropolitan Building on GMU’s Arlington campus, from 4:00-5:00pm. Please visit our Seminar archive to see previous speakers and topics.

Fall 2016

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
September 2 Value for Money? Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability in the Laboratory Jessica Leight Williams College
September 16 What Does a Deductible Do? The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Health Care Prices, Quantities, and Spending Dynamics Ben Handel University of California, Berkeley
Thursday, September 22 12:00-1:00 pm Room 5075 Can Patients’ Reports Improve Health Providers’ Performance? Experimental Evidence from Kenya | Abstract Danila Serra Southern Methodist University
September 30 Receptiveness to Advice, Cognitive Ability, and Technology Adoption: An Economic Experiment with Farmers Laura Schechter University of Wisconsin, Madison
October 7 On Multiple Discount Rates Federico Echenique California Institute of Technology
October 14 Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from Half a Million Serves John Wooders New York University Abu Dhabi
October 21 Room 5075 Political Cognitive Biases Effects on Fund Managers’ Performance Marian Moszoro University of California, Berkeley and Harvard University
October 28 Do Rewards Work to Maintain and Increase Tax Compliance? Evidence from the Randomization of Public Goods | Abstract Carlos Scartascini Inter-American Development Bank
November 4 Information Acquisition Under Persuasive Precedent Versus Binding Precedent | Abstract Hülya K. K. Eraslan Rice University
Rescheduled to Spring Rescheduled to Spring Isabel Marcin University of Heidelberg
December 2 Social Welfare Programs, Stigma, and Trust: Experimental Evidence for Six Latin American Cities Alberto Chong Georgia State University
December 9 How Did It Get So Late So Soon? The Effects of Time Distortion on Discounting C. Monica Capra Claremont Graduate University

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