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In Conversation With SIEPR Young Scholars Kwabena Donkor & Katherine Wagner

Event Details:

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - Thursday, November 5, 2020
3:00pm - 2:55pm PST


Live Virtual Event

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Get to know SIEPR's Young Scholars at our next "In Conversation with" event featuring postdocs Kwabena Donkor and Katherine Wagner on Wednesday, November 4, from 3 - 4 pm PT
Our Young Scholars program offers up to 10 emerging scholars a one- to two-year residence at SIEPR to advance their research agendas and interact and collaborate with our faculty. Our scholars are new or recent PhDs applying pioneering and rigorous analysis to policy-relevant topics in economics.
This small-group conversation with SIEPR Director Mark Duggan will offer the opportunity to learn more about SIEPR Young Scholars and to hear directly from Kwabena and Katherine about their research, ask questions, and engage in an open dialogue.


This new event series is for SIEPR Associates. Your membership needs to be current to attend.  Not already a SIEPR Associate? Please make a gift of any amount and become an annual member today!

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About the speakers

Kwabena Donkor

Kwabena Donkor’s research focuses on firm pricing strategies, consumer decision-making, the Affordable Care Act, and labor supply. His work uses big data and techniques that span Behavior Economics, Industrial Organizations, Labor Economics, and Applied Econometrics.
Kwabena holds a BA and MA in Economics from Hunter College. He received his MS and Ph.D. in Agriculture and Resource Economics from the University of California Berkeley. In July 2021, he will join Stanford's Graduate School of Business as an Assistant Professor.


Katherine Wagner

Katherine Wagner’s research focuses on Environmental and Energy Economics and Public Finance. She uses a variety of empirical tools to study questions related to climate change, environmental externalities, and natural resources. 

Katherine received her Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University, and also holds an MA in Economics from the University of British Columbia and a BA in Economics and Accounting from McGill University. In July 2021, she will join the University of California, Berkeley as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

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