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October 12, 2018

9th Annual Postdoctoral Fellows Conference

9th Annual Postdoctoral Fellows Conference

Conference
Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building Koret-Taube Conference Center 366 Galvez St. Stanford University
Admission: 

By Invitation Only

Contact: 
Celia Clark
650-725-1872
celia.clark@stanford.edu

October 12, 2018

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:10am
Welcome and Introductions:
Presenter(s) : 

Mark Duggan, The Trione Director of SIEPR; The Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Gopi Shah Goda, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, SIEPR

9:10am to 10:00am
The Roots of Health Inequality and the Value of Intra-family Expertise
Presenter(s) : 

Maria Polyakova, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

 

(with Petra Persson)

 

Discussant(s):

Heidi Williams, Associate Professor, MIT; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

10:00am to 10:15am
Break
10:15am to 11:05am
Does When You Die Depend on Where You Live? Evidence from Hurricane Katrina
Presenter(s) : 

David Molitor, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

(with Tatyana Deryugina)

 

Discussant(s):

Matthew Gentzkow, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, SIEPR

11:05am to 11:20am
Break
11:20am to 12:10pm
Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids
Presenter(s) : 

Molly Schnell, Postdoctoral Fellow, SIEPR

 

Discussant(s):

Liran Einav, Professor, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, SIEPR

 
12:10pm to 1:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm to 2:20pm
Endogenous Classification
Presenter(s) : 

Matthew Grant, Postdoctoral Fellow, SIEPR

 

Discussant(s):

Kyle Bagwell, Donald L. Lucas Endowed Professor in Economics, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, SIEPR

 
2:20pm to 2:35pm
Break
2:35pm to 3:35pm
Capital Deepening and Agricultural Productivity
Presenter(s) : 

Hannes Malmberg, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

 

(with Timo Boppart and Per Krusell)

 

Discussant(s):

Pete Klenow, Ralph Landau Professor in Economics Policy, Stanford University; Gordon Moore Senior Fellow, SIEPR

3:25pm to 3:40pm
Break
3:40pm to 4:30pm
Cutting Out the Middleman: The Structure of Chains of Intermediation
Presenter(s) : 

Meredith Startz, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

 

(with Matthew Grant)

 

Discussant(s):

Arun Chandrasekhar, Assistant Professor, Stanford University; Faculty Fellow, SIEPR

 
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Reception and Dinner