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Faculty of Economics

Reading Groups This Term

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The group meets on Tuesdays at 1.00pm, in Marshall room, unless stated otherwise.
Light lunch is served. The organisers are Frederic Schneider, Julia Shvets and Weilong Zhang

16 Oct

Sergio Urzua (University of Mayland)

"Have the Returns to Cognitive Skills Really Declined?" (joint with S. Luo and J. Hellerstein)
Wednesday 16th October 2019 1:00pm
Beckwith Moot Court Room (G28), Faculty of Law, Please note different location and time to usual (Economics and Psychology Reading Group)

22 Oct

Group Talk

"Round-table Discussion of Group's Research"
Tuesday 22nd October 2019 1:00pm
Marshall Room, (Economics and Psychology Reading Group)

29 Oct

Frederic-Guillaume Schneider (Cambridge)

"The Dynamics of Discrimination: Theory and Evidence", by Bohren, Imas, Rosenberg (AER 2019)
Tuesday 29th October 2019 1:00pm
Marshall Room, (Economics and Psychology Reading Group)

05 Nov

Julia Shvets (Cambridge)

"Social Status in Networks", by Nicole Immorlica, Rachel Kranton, Mihai Manea, and Greg Stoddard (an informal treatment)
Tuesday 5th November 2019 1:00pm
Marshall Room, (Economics and Psychology Reading Group)

12 Nov

Varun Warrier (Cambridge)

"Genetic influence on social outcomes during and after the Soviet era in Estonia" (Kaili Rimfeld etc.)
Tuesday 12th November 2019 1:00pm
Marshall Room, (Economics and Psychology Reading Group)

19 Nov

Darija Halatova (Cambridge)

"Vaccination uptake and policy intervention: an experiment"
Tuesday 19th November 2019 1:00pm
Marshall Room, (Economics and Psychology Reading Group)

26 Nov

Yu Yang Tony To (Cambridge)

"Review of papers on social preferences in networks"
Tuesday 26th November 2019 1:00pm
Marshall Room, (Economics and Psychology Reading Group)

03 Dec

Frédéric-Moisan (Cambridge)

"Brokerage" (Job market talk)
Tuesday 3rd December 2019 1:00pm
Marshall Room, (Economics and Psychology Reading Group)