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

September 23, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Erik Meijer, RAND

Topic: Heterogeneous Effects of Retirement on Cognitive Decline by Occupation

September 30, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Christopher Whaley, RAND

Topic: Firm Responses to Targeted Consumer Incentives: Evidence from Reference Pricing for Surgical Services

October 7, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Krishna Kumar, RAND

Topic: State of L&P Brown Bag

Past 2016 Seminars

September 2, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Isaac Opper, RAND

Topic: Does Incentivizing Value Added Make it More or Less Meaningful?

September 9, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Sandy Berry, RAND

Topic: What's Up with the RAND Human Subjects Protection Committee?

August 26, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Timothy Gulden, RAND

Topic: Assessing Economic Activity from Nighttime Lights: 1992-2013

August 19, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Mallory Montgomery, RAND

Topic: Life Satisfaction within and across Countries: Societal Capita and Relative Income

July 8, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Ed Keating, RAND

Topic: A Labor Market-Focused Analysis of the Effects of Travel/Tourism on California’s Economy

July 22, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Robert Bozick, RAND

Topic:

June 24, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Melody Harvey, RAND

Topic: Impact of Financial Education Mandates on Younger, Credit-Constrained Consumers' Use of Alternative Financial Services

June 10, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m4312 and w7126

Speaker: Eunkoo Lee

Topic: Educational and Urban-Rural Differentials in Tempo Adjusted Period Fertility in South Korea

June 3, 2016

Time: 11-12 PT* , Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Various RAND staff

Topic: Emerging Research Ideas Brainstorming
*Note special time

May 20, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Italo Lopez Garcia, RAND

Topic: TBA

May 13, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Kathleen Mullen, RAND

Topic: Job Demands and Preferences for Work Characteristics over the Life Cycle

May 6, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Krishna Kumar, RAND

Topic: Emerging Research Areas in L&P

April 22, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Regina Shih, RAND, and Maggie Weden, RAND

Topic: The Neighborhood Characteristics Database: Data Sharing within RAND

April 15, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Alex Rothenberg, RAND

Topic: Estimating Productivity Spillovers Using the Structure of Production Networks: Evidence from Indonesia

April 8, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Prakarsh Singh, Amherst College

Topic: Impact of Caregiver Incentives on Child Health: Evidence from an Experiment with Anganwadi Workers in India

April 1, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Peter Hudomiet, RAND

Topic: Are the Elderly Overly Optimistic about Survival Chances?

March 18, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312, w7401, and p4202

Speaker: Karen Edwards, Alerk Amin, and Katie Carman, RAND

Topic: American Life Panel (ALP) & MMIC: Research Tools for Innovative and Impactful Research

March 4, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: Alan Gustman, Dartmouth University

Topic: Declining Wealth and Work among Male Veterans in the Health and Retirement Study

January 29, 2016

Time: 12-1 PT, Rooms m5312 and w7126

Speaker: John Gibson, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Topic: The Long-Term Impacts of International Migration: Evidence from a Lottery