2017 Economics Alumni Conference

Event Date

Location
2203 SS&H (Andrews Conference Room) | UC Davis

Past Ph.D. students from the Department of Economics at UC Davis, who are currently faculty and researchers in different institutions around the world,  will visit and present papers from their area of research. This is the first meeting with Alumni. There will also be mentoring and networking happening at the event.

Agenda

Friday, May 19

8:30 – 9:00AM

WELCOME & BREAKFAST

9:00 – 9:30AM

Teny Shapiro, Santa Clara University

Maternal Sleep and Infant Health Outcomes

9:30 – 10:00AM

Nick Sanders, Cornell University  

Long Run Pollution Exposure and Adult Mortality:  Evidence from the Acid Rain Program

10:00 – 10:30AM

Jeremy Moulton, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

You are 16 going on 17:  An Examination of Income Reductions on Household Expenditures Using the Child Tax Credit

10:30 – 11:00AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 11:30PM

Ariel Weinberger, University of Oklahoma

Banking Deregulation and the Labor Share:  Evidence from US States

11:30AM– 12:00PM

Brock Smith, Montana State University

Left in the Dark?  Oil and Rural Poverty

12:00 – 1:30PM

LUNCH

1:30 – 2:00PM

Jessamyn Schaller, University of Arizona

Caution!  Men not at Work:  Gender-Specific Labor Market Conditions and Child Maltreatment

2:00 – 2:30PM

Florence Bouvet, Sonoma State University

Estimating the Impact of the Economic and Monetary Union on National Income Inequality:  A Synthetic Counterfactual Approach

2:30 – 3:00PM

COFFEE BREAK

3:00 – 3:30PM

Chad Sparber, Colgate University

The Value of H-1B Status in Times of Scarcity

3:30 – 4:00PM

Elira Kuka, Southern Methodist University and IZA

Staying in School to Stay in the States:  The Impact of Conditioning Immigration Policy on Educational Attainment

4:00 – 4:30PM

Seema Sangita, TERI University

Poverty and Migration:  Evidence of Distress Migration from India

5:30PM

MENTORING/ POFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
DINNER (by invitation only)

Saturday, May 20

9:00 – 10:00AM

JUNIOR FACULTY/ OTHER MENTORING & BREAKFAST

10:00 – 10:30AM

Matt Larsen, Lafayette College

Socially Promoted, Academically Retained:  The Effects of Nuanced Grade Retention Policies

10:30 – 11:00AM

Joseph Cummins, UC Riverside

Age-Profile Estimates of the Relationship between Economic Growth and Child Health

11:00 – 11:30AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:30 – 12:00PM

 Lisa Schulkind, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Effects of Perceived Disease Risk and Access Costs on Infant Immunization

12:00 – 12:30PM

Greg Wright, UC Merced

Patenting and Performance in the Global Economy

12:30PM

LUNCH

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