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  1. Week of January 17, 2017

    1. Tuesday, January 17, 2017

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Spring Semester
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmBrian Kovak (Carnegie Mellon)
        Trade Liberalization and Regional Dynamics
        7 DKH
    2. Wednesday, January 18, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmChen Yeh (University of Chicago)
        Are firm-level idiosyncratic shocks important for U.S. aggregate volatility?
        7 DKH
    3. Thursday, January 19, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMitch Downey (University of California, San Diego)
        Losers Go to Jail: Congressional Elections and Union Ocer Prosecutions
        7 DKH
      2. 5:00 pmSpring 2017 Econ Transfer Student Orientation
        7 DKH (basement)
      3. 6:00 pmSpring 2017 Econ Student Social
        Legends (522 E Green St)
    4. Friday, January 20, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmJing Li (Harvard University)
        Compatibility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market
        7 DKH
  2. Week of January 22, 2017

    1. Monday, January 23, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmFilip Rozsypal (London School of Economics)
        Over persistence bias in individual income expectations and its aggregate implications
        7 DKH
    2. Tuesday, January 24, 2017

      1. 3:30 pmJason Cook (Cornell University)
        Segregation, Student Achievement, and Postsecondary Attainment: Evidence from the Introduction of Race-Blind Magnet School Lotteries
        7 DKH
    3. Wednesday, January 25, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmGreg Howard (MIT)
        The Migration Accelerator: Labor Mobility, Housing, and Aggregate Demand
        7 DKH
    4. Thursday, January 26, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmJenna Stearns (University of California, Santa Barbara)
        The Long-Run Effects of Wage Replacement and Job Protection: Evidence from Two Maternity Leave Reforms in Great Britain
        7 DKH
    5. Friday, January 27, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMichael Gelman (University of Michigan)
        What Drives Heterogeneity in the Marginal Propensity to Consume? Temporary Shocks vs Persistent Characteristics
        7 DKH
  3. Week of January 29, 2017

    1. Monday, January 30, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmFrancois De Soyres (Toulouse School of Economcis)
        Value Added and Productivity Linkages Across Countries
        7 DKH
    2. Tuesday, January 31, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmElizabeth Setren (MIT)
        Special Education and English Language Learner Students in Boston Charter Schools: Impact and Classification
        7 DKH
  4. Week of February 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, February 1, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmNicolas Caramp (MIT)
        Sowing the Seeds of Financial Crises: Endogenous Asset Creation and Adverse Selection
        7 DKH
    2. Thursday, February 2, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmEvan Taylor (University of Michigan)
        The Impact of College Education on Old-Age Mortality: A Study of Marginal Treatment Effects
        7 DKH
    3. Friday, February 3, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmZach Brown (Columbia University)
        An Empirical Model of Price Transparency and Markups in Health Care
        7 DKH
  5. Week of February 5, 2017

    1. Monday, February 6, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmSergey Nigai (ETH Zurich)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    2. Tuesday, February 7, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmAjin Lee
        How Do Hospitals Respond to Managed Care? Evidence from At-Risk Newborns
        7 DKH
    3. Wednesday, February 8, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmHassan Afrouzi (University of Texas)
        Strategic Inattention, Inflation Dynamics and the Non-Neutrality of Money
        7 DKH
    4. Thursday, February 9, 2017

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmJennifer Heissel (Northwestern University)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    5. Friday, February 10, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmLaura Liu (University of Pennsylvania)
        Density Forecasts in Panel Data Models: A Semiparametric Bayesian Perspective
        7 DKH
  6. Week of February 12, 2017

    1. Monday, February 13, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMatthew Klepacz (Boston University)
        Price Setting and Volatility: Evidence from Oil Price Volatility Shocks
        7 DKH
    2. Tuesday, February 14, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmDavid Price (Stanford University)
        The Long-Term Effects of Cash Assistance
        7 DKH
    3. Wednesday, February 15, 2017

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmYang Yang (UCLA)
        Transport Infrastructure, City Productivity Growth and Sectoral Reallocation: Evidence from China
        7 DKH
    4. Friday, February 17, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmOdilon Camara (University of Southern California)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
  7. Week of February 19, 2017

    1. Monday, February 20, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmBrenda Samaniego de la Parra
        Formal Firms, Informal Workers and Household Labor Supply in Mexico
        7 DKH
    2. Tuesday, February 21, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmNolan Pope (University of Chicago)
        The Multidimensional Impact of Teachers on Students
        7 DKH
    3. Wednesday, February 22, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmJasmine Xiao (University of Cambridge)
        Corporate Debt Structure, Precautionary Savings, and Investment Dynamics
        7 DKH
    4. Friday, February 24, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmCallum Jones (New York University)
        Aging, Secular Stagnation and the Business Cycle
        7 DKH
  8. Week of March 1, 2017

    1. Thursday, March 2, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmDirk Bergemann (Yale)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
  9. Week of March 12, 2017

    1. Thursday, March 16, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmNicola Persico (Northwestern)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    2. Saturday, March 18, 2017

      1. 1:00 pmSpring Vacation Begins
  10. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Monday, March 27, 2017

      1.  Instruction resumes
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmOrazio Attanasio (University College London)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    2. Wednesday, March 29, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMikkel Plagborg-Moller (Harvard University)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    3. Thursday, March 30, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMichihiro Kandori (University of Tokyo (Visiting Harvard))
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    4. Friday, March 31, 2017

      1. 3:30 pmIvan Canay (Northwestern University)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
  11. Week of April 2, 2017

    1. Monday, April 3, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmIsaac Mbiti (University of Virginia)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    2. Tuesday, April 4, 2017

      1. All DayGraduate Student Appreciation Week
    3. Wednesday, April 5, 2017

      1. All DayGraduate Student Appreciation Week
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmChristian Matthes (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    4. Thursday, April 6, 2017

      1. All DayGraduate Student Appreciation Week
    5. Friday, April 7, 2017

      1. All DayGraduate Student Appreciation Week
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmKyungchul Song (University of British Columbia)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    6. Saturday, April 8, 2017

      1. All DayGraduate Student Appreciation Week
  12. Week of April 9, 2017

    1. Sunday, April 9, 2017

      1. All DayGraduate Student Appreciation Week
    2. Monday, April 10, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmThomas Lemieux (UBC)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    3. Wednesday, April 12, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmChristiane Baumeister (University of Notre Dame)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    4. Thursday, April 13, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMark Roberts (Penn State)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
  13. Week of April 16, 2017

    1. Monday, April 17, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmAmy Schwartz (Syracuse)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    2. Thursday, April 20, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmPeter Buisseret (University of Chicago)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
  14. Week of April 23, 2017

    1. Thursday, April 27, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmTakako Greve
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    2. Friday, April 28, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMohitosh Kejriwal (Purdue)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
  15. Week of May 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, May 3, 2017

      1.  Instruction Ends
    2. Thursday, May 4, 2017

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Friday, May 5, 2017

      1.  Final Exams Begin
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmStefan Hoderlein (Boston College)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
  16. Week of May 7, 2017

    1. Monday, May 8, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMatt Notowidigdo (Northwestern)
        Title to be Announced
        7 DKH
    2. Saturday, May 13, 2017

      1. 9:30 amCommencement
        State Farm Center
  17. Week of May 14, 2017

    1. Monday, May 15, 2017

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1
  18. Week of June 11, 2017

    1. Monday, June 12, 2017

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2
  19. Week of August 1, 2017

    1. Thursday, August 3, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmInstruction Ends, Summer Session
    2. Friday, August 4, 2017

      1. 8:30 amFinal Exams, Summer Session

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