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

October 23, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m3312 and w7126

Speaker: Ben Miller, RAND

Topic: The Not-so-Marginal Value of Weather Warning Systems

October 2, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Sean Grant, RAND

Topic: Promoting Transparency of Evaluations of Social Programs

September 11, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Katherine Carman, RAND

Topic: Does Financial Literacy Contribute to Food Security?

July 17, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Emma Aguila, RAND

Topic: Consumption Smoothing, Frequency of Benefit Payments, and Effectiveness of Social Programs

June 19, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Sarah Nowak, RAND

Topic: Brainstorming: Big Data in Socio-Economic Research

June 5, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Aline Bütikofer, Norwegian School of Economics

Topic: Disease Control and Inequality Reduction: Evidence from a Tuberculosis Testing and Vaccination Campaign

May 29, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Katie DeRose, RAND

Topic: Addressing Food Insecurity among People Living with HIV in Latin America: Developing Sustainable Interventions

May 22, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Italo Gutierrez, RAND

Topic: Undermining the Titling Reform in Peru: An Analysis of Unregistered Property Transactions

May 15, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w4128 (host)

Speaker: Alexander Rothenberg, RAND

Topic: Road Quality and Local Economic Activity: Evidence from Indonesia's Highways

May 8, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Matt Baird, RAND

Topic: Housing Price Expectation Formation and Effects on Household Spending

May 1, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Joshua Tasoff, Claremont Graduate University

Topic: The Role of Exponential-Growth Bias and Present Bias in Retirement Saving Decisions

April 24, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: David Kennedy, RAND

Topic: The Social Networks of Couples: Methods for Collecting and Analyzing Duocentric Social Networks

April 17, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Aarón Sánchez, Universidad de Occidente

Topic: Regional Development in Mexico: The Case of Sinaloa

April 10, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Katherine Carman, RAND

Topic: Misreporting of Weight and Height: Does Location Matter, and Why?

April 3, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Speaker: Srikanth Kadiyala, RAND

Topic: How Does Health Insurance Affect Health? The Case of Medicare and Cancer Detection

March 13, 2015

Time: 12-1 PT, Room m5312

Topic: Brainstorming Brownbag: U.S. Labor Markets and Inequality