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 Esther Friedman (ext. 7230).

Current Seminar Series

December 12, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Matt Hill, RAND

Topic: Act Now! The Effect of the 2008 Spanish Disability Reform

December 5, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Alma Vega, RAND

Topic: Child Care Provided by Older Immigrant Women: The Effect of Time Since Arrival

November 21, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Ernesto Amaral, RAND

Topic: The Effects of Demographic and Educational Changes on the Labor Market of Developing Countries

November 20, 2014

Time: 2-3 PT, Room m3312

Speakers: Hwayeon Shin, Haeyeon Baek, and Haebong Woo of the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs

Topic: Special L&P Brownbag — Social Expenditures, Pension Reform, and Labor Force Participation of the Elderly in Korea

November 14, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Philip Armour, RAND

Topic: The Effect of Security (Mis)Information on the Labor Supply of Older Americans

November 7, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Hank Green, RAND

Topic: The Social Context of Adolescent Risk Behaviors: Early Findings from the CARBIN Study

October 31, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speakers: Krishna Kumar, RAND and Robert Bozick, RAND

Topic: L&P Brainstorming Workshop: Immigration

October 24, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speakers: Italo Lopez Garcia, RAND

Topic: Intergenerational Mobility and the Timing of Parental Income

October 3, 2014

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Michael (Misha) Dworsky, RAND

Topic: Using Subjective Survival Probabilities to Improve International Comparisons of Self-Reported Health Status

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