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E.g., 12/10/2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Princeton University’s Center for Health and Wellbeing, in collaboration with CMMB (Catholic Medical Mission Board), is hosting a very special screening of The Heart of Nuba. This award-winning film documents...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

"Why Is End-of-Life Spending So High? Evidence from Cancer Patients"
joint with Ran Balicer, Liran Einav, Amy Finkelstein, Tzvi Shir, and Salomon Stemmer

Abstract: A large share of healthcare...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Jennifer S. Hirsch, a medical anthropologist, is Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Her research spans five...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm
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...

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