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E.g., 10/19/2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

The paper to be discussed will be: Identifying Sources of Inefficiency in Health Care (co-authored with Douglas O. Staiger)...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Cal Biruk is Professor of Anthropology at Oberlin College and Conservatory. Their research focuses how data reflect and cohere new social relations, persons, forms of expertise, and exclusions in sub-Saharan Africa. Their forthcoming book (Duke University Press 2018), Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World,...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

The Endowment Effect and Collateralized Loans  - with Kevin Carney, Xinyue Lin, and Gautam Rao

Abstract:

This project tests a novel theoretical mechanism for low take-up of collateralized credit. Using a field experiment with a lender in Kenya, we vary whether already-owned assets serve as collateral,  or whether instead the new...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm

Paying for Kidneys? A Randomized Survey and Choice Experiment 

Nicola Lacetera (with Julio Elias and Mario Macis)

Abstract: Regulation and public policies are often the result of...

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Dr. Knight received a B.A. (Psychology, Philosophy, and Theology) from Georgetown University, a M.Ed. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the joint doctoral program in medical anthropology at University of California – San Francisco/Berkeley. She teaches in the UCSF/UCB medical anthropology graduate program and UCSF Institute of Global...

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