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Warwick Applied Workshop 2017

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Warwick Applied Workshop 2017

The Warwick Applied Workshop (WAW) will take place on Thursday 22nd June – Friday 23rd June 2017 at Scarman House.

The workshop provides early-career researchers working on applied aspects of economics with the opportunity to discuss their work in an informal environment with other researchers in their field, including top academics from the department.

This year, we have invited 10 speakers working on various topics: Labour, Development, Public Economics and Industrial Organisation.

Here is a detailed programme of the event:

Thursday 22 June


09.45 – 09.55

Arrival: Registration (in Scarman Foyer)

09.55 - 10.00

Welcome and Introduction (in Space 25)

Session 1, Space 25


10.00 – 10.45

Christian Michel, U Pompeu Fabra, "Identification of Industry Conduct and Long-Run Demand Trends"

10.45 – 11.15


11.15 – 12.00

Abi Adams, Oxford, "What Do You Consider Before You Choose? Identification from Asymmetric Demand Responses”

12.00 – 14.00

Lunch, Lakeview Restaurant
Session 2, Space 25  
14.00 – 14.45

Ana Gazmuri, Toulouse, "School Segregation in the Presence of Student Sorting and Cream-Skimming: Evidence from a School Voucher Reform"

14.45 – 15.30 Sebastian Findeisen, Mannheim, “City Density and Assortative Matching”
15.30 – 16.00


16.00 – 16.45

Camille Landais, LSE, "Risk-based Selection in Unemployment Insurance: Evidence and Implications"reak

16.45 – 17.30

Thomas Le Barbanchon, Bocconi, "Partial Unemployment Insurance"

Friday 23 June


Session 3, Space 25


09.00 – 09.45

Guilherme Lichand, Zurich, "What Is It About Communicating With Parents?”

09.45 – 10.30

Arun Advani, UCL – Warwick, “How long lasting are the effects of audits?"

10.30 – 11.00


11.00 – 11.45

Attila Lindner, UCL, "The effect of minimum wages on the total number of jobs: Evidence from the United States using a bunching estimator"

11.45 - 12.30 David Seim, Stockholm, "Firm Behavior and Payroll Taxes: Evidence from a Young Workers Tax Cut in Sweden”
12.30 – 14.15

Lunch, Lakeview Restaurant



The workshop is organised by the Department of Economics of the University of Warwick and funded by the Labour and Econometrics and the Public and Political Economy research groups.

Staff and graduate students are welcome to attend the workshop. Please use this button to register:

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