Seminar Series

Seminars are held on Friday from 12:00-1:00pm (see schedule for any changes). The seminars will be held virtually in Fall 2020. Contact ICES Office Manager ( to request Zoom links.

Please visit our Events archive to see previous speakers and topics.


Fall 2020 Schedule

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
September 4 Nature and Nurture: Evidence from Molecular Genetics Data in Adoptees | Abstract Jonathan Beauchamp George Mason University
September 18 Save To Win: Using Contests to Promote Savings | Abstract Roman Sheremeta Case Western Reserve University
September 25 Salary Disclosure and Hiring: Field Experimental Evidence from a Two-Sided Audit Study | Abstract Laura Gee Tufts University
October 2 Can Competitiveness Predict Education and Labor Market Outcomes? Evidence from Incentivized Choice and Survey Measures | Abstract Thomas Buser University of Amsterdam
October 9 Mental Models and Learning: The Case of Base-Rate Neglect | Abstract Sevgi Yuksel University of California,  Santa Barbara
October 16 Food vs. Food Stamps: Evidence from an At-Scale Experiment in Indonesia | Abstract Ben Olken Massachusetts Institute of Technology
October 23 Rich and Right-wing? The Effect of Lottery Wealth on Political Attitudes | Abstract Robert Östling Stockholm School of Economics
October 30 at 4:30 PM Incentives to Persevere | Abstract Erte Xiao Monash University
November 6 Endogenous Game Choice and Giving Behavior in Distribution Games Emin Karagozoglu Bilkent University
November 13 Predicting Replication Outcomes Anna Dreber Stockholm School of Economics
December 4 TBA Erik Kimbrough Chapman University