RAND Labor and Population Brown Bag Seminars

Labor and Population Brown Bag Seminars occur on Fridays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (unless otherwise noted).

For more information on these seminars, or if you would like to request a paper, please contact Donna White at (310) 393-0411, ext. 7462.

To suggest a seminar speaker please contact Sarah Meadows (ext. 7916).

Current Seminar Series

September 26, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312, w4128, p6208

Speaker: Krishna Kumar, RAND

Topic: The State of L&P Brownbag

September 5, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Jeffrey Wenger and Susann Rohwedder, RAND

Topic: The Fair Labor Standards Act: Overtime Misclassification and Expanded Coverage

July 18, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m1232

Speaker: David Powell, RAND

Topic: The Effect of Local Labor Demand Conditions on the Labor Supply Outcomes of Older Americans

June 13, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Sinduja Srinivasan, RAND

Topic: Do Working Mothers Make Different Health Decisions? Evidence from India's Public Works Program

May 23, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Matthew Baird, RAND

Topic: An Econometric Analysis of the Labor Market for Anesthesiologists

May 16, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Alejandro del Valle, Paris School of Economics/UC Berkeley

Topic: From caring to work: The labor market effects of non-contributing health insurance

May 9, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Gema Zamarro, RAND

Topic: The intergenerational transmission of non-cognitive skills and their effect on adult education and employment outcomes

April 25, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Kathleen Mullen, RAND

Topic: Employer Accommodation and Labor Supply of Disabled Workers

March 21, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Nicholas Burger and Krishna Kumar, RAND

Topic: Assessing the Impact of Farmer Field Schools on Fertilizer Use in China: Evidence from an RCT Evaluation

March 14, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Paco Martorell, RAND

Topic: Do Employers Prefer Workers who Attended For-Profit Colleges? Evidence from a Field Experiment

March 07, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Mary Burke, Boston Federal Reserve

Topic: Within-School Spillover Effects of Foreclosures on Student Academic Performance

February 14, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Matthew Shapiro, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Topic: Harnessing Naturally-Occurring Data to Measure Income and Spending Accurately in Real Time

January 31, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: David Powell, RAND

Topic: Labor Supply Responses to the Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008: Evidence from Quantile Panel Data Estimation

January 10, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Gabriel Weinberger, RAND

Topic: Neighborhood Inequality and Childcare Utilization

November 08, 2013

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Stephanie Kovalchik, RAND

Topic: Targeting CT Lung-Cancer Screening to High-Risk Smokers

November 1, 2013

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Peter Huckfeldt, RAND

Topic: Incentives in Consumer-Directed Health Plans: Evidence from Pharmaceuticals

October 24, 2013 Thursday - note special day

Time:12-1 PT, Room m5401

Speaker: Mitchell Hoffman , University of Toronto

Topic: The Facts about Referrals: Toward an Understanding of Employee Referral Networks

October 17, 2013 Thursday - note special day

Time:12-1 PT, Room m5401

Speaker: Andy Parker, RAND

Topic: Cognitive Ability, Decision Making, and Beliefs about the Future: Psychological Influences on Retirement Decisions

September 27, 2013

Time:12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Katherine Carman, RAND

Topic: Mental Accounting Matters: Evidence from Military Housing

September 20, 2013

Time:12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Jeffrey Wenger, University of Georgia (NIH/NIA Research Fellow in the Study of Aging at RAND for 2013-14)

Topic: Taking Up Social Benefits: A Cautionary Tale from an Unemployment Insurance Survey Experiment

September 13, 2013

Time:12-1 PT / 3-4 ET, Room m5312

Speaker: David Powell, RAND

Topic: The Effectiveness of Medical Care Spending and its Impact on Labor Market Outcomes

August 23, 2013

Time: 12-1 PT , Room m5312

Speaker: Mark Borgschulte, RAND

Topic: The Effect of Business Cycle Conditions on the Earnings and Welfare of Young Veterans

August 16, 2013

Time: 12-1 PT / 3-4 ET, Room m4312, w4128

Speaker: Krishna Kumar, RAND

Topic: L&P-wide Meeting (rescheduled)

June 7, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Time: Patty Linden, RAND

Topic: RAND Finance 101

May 17, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: Sinduja Srinivasan, RAND

Topic: India's Public Employment Program and the Potential for Long-term Development: The Impact of NREGS on Entrepreneurship

May 3, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: Andrew Barr, University of Virginia

Topic: From the Battlefield to the Schoolyard: The Short-term Impact of the Post-GI Bill

April 26, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: Kate Strully, SUNY Albany

Topic: Are Racially Diverse Schools Weaker Foci for Adolescent Relationships? A Test of Structural Sociological Propositions

April 12, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: Donald Waldman, University of Colorado, Boulder

Topic: Valuing Nonmarket Goods and Services with Choice Experiments: Improved Hurricane Forecasts and "Telemedicine"

April 5, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: David Powell and Abby Alpert, RAND

Topic: Estimating Intensive and Extensive Tax Responsiveness: Do Older Workers Respond to Income Taxes?

March 29, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: Katrine Holm Reiso, Norwegian School of Economics

Topic: The Effect of Welfare Reforms on Benefit Substitution

March 22, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Time: Dennis Flieder, RAND

Topic: Overview of RAND Contract and Grant Services

March 15, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: Kathleen Mullen, RAND

Topic: Disability Insurance and Healthcare Reform: Evidence from Massachusetts

March 8, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: Jacob Leos-Urbel, Claremont Graduate University

Topic: What is a summer job worth? The impact of summer youth employment on academic outcomes

February 8, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: John McArthur and Gordon McCord

Topic: Fertilizing growth: Estimating agricultural yields and their effects in economic development

February 1, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: Debra Schroeder, RAND

Topic: Overview: RAND Office of the General Counsel

January 25, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Speaker: Peter Brownell, RAND

Topic: Options for Estimating Illegal Entries at the U.S.-Mexico Border

January 11, 2013

Time: 12-1, Room m5312

Time: Matt Hill, RAND

Topic: Health Insurance, Employment and SSDI Claiming