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Wednesday, May 1
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
The Subprime Mortgage Crisis and the Tea Party Movement: Evidence from Nationwide Campaign Finance and Real Estate Transactions
  • Zhao Li, PhD Candidate in Political Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business,
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Friday, May 3
8:00 am -
Saturday 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
Movie screening for German 130c & 132c // In German with English subtitles
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Monday, May 6
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Fake News, Voter Overconfidence, and the Quality of Democratic Choice
  • Jean-Robert Tyran, Professor of Economics, Director of the Vienna Center for Experimental Economics, and Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs, University of Vienna,
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Tuesday, May 7
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
The Political Economy of Discrimination
  • Torun Dewan, Professor of Political Science, London School of Economics & Political Science,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
The Interferon Tournament: Credit Markets and Economies of Honor in the First Age of Biotech
  • Nicolas Rasmussen, Professor, Programs in History and Environment & Society, School of Humanities and Languages, University of New South Wales,
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Wednesday, May 8
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Attention and Selection Effects
  • Colin Stewart, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto,
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Friday, May 10
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Intertemporal Consumption With Risk: A Revealed Preference Analysis
  • Songfa Zhong, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore; 2018-2019 NUS Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
Demonstration and Discussion
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Tuesday, May 14
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Beckman Behavioral Biology B180
A Crash History of Drones
  • Katherine Chandler, Assistant Professor of Culture and Politics, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
This seminar has been cancelled.
  • Camilo Garcia-Jimeno,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Causal Simulation
  • Thomas Icard, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University,
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Wednesday, May 15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Premodern roots of modern subjectivity
  • Gabriel Motzkin, Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor of History, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
An Impossibility Theorem for Wealth in Heterogeneous-agent Models with Limited Heterogeneity
  • Alexis Toda, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UC San Diego,
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Thursday, May 16
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Home Equity Mitigates the Financial and Mortality Consequences of Health Shocks: Evidence from Cancer Diagnoses
  • Arpit Gupta, Assistant Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University,
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Friday, May 17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Mislearning from Censored Data: The Gambler’s Fallacy in Optimal-Stopping Problems
  • Kevin He, PhD Candidate in Economics, Harvard University,
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Monday, May 20
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
Leonardo da Vinci: History of the Earth and the Fate of Man
  • Paolo Galluzzi, Moore Distinguished Scholar, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech; Historian of Science, Director of the Galileo Museum, Florence, Italy,
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Tuesday, May 21
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
This seminar has been cancelled.
  • Shigeo Hirano, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University,
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
Film Screening Followed by a Q&A with the Filmmaker
  • Leslie Thornton, Artist-in-Residence and Lecturer in Visual Culture, Caltech; Professor Emerita of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University,
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Wednesday, May 22
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Belief Meddling in Social Networks: an Information-Design Approach
  • Jacopo Perego, Assistant Professor of Economics, Graduate Business School, Columbia University,
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Thursday, May 23
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Hands at a Séance: Manual Evidence in Victorian Spiritualism and the Ghost Story
  • Aviva Briefel, Professor of English and Cinema Studies, Bowdoin College,
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Friday, May 24
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Stability and Externalities in Dynamic Matching Markets
  • Laura Doval, Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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Wednesday, May 29
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Non-Common Priors, Private Information, and Trade
  • Erik Eyster, Alec P. Alexander Chair of Economics and Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, UC Santa Barbara,
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Thursday, May 30
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Expectations Uncertainty and Household Economic Behavior
  • Camelia M. Kuhnen, Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
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Friday, May 31
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Coordinate-wise Median: Not Bad, Not Bad, Pretty Good
  • Wade D. Hann-Caruthers, Graduate Student, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Topics below
  • Saba Devdariani, Graduate Student, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
  • Shiyu Zhang, Graduate Student, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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