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LSU-Tulane Applied Microeconomics Conference

Location and Date

Friday, March 29, 2019
1225 Business Education Complex


9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. -  Elliott Isaac, assistant professor - Tulane University
“Elite Schools and Opting-In: Effects of College Selectivity on Women’s Career and Family Outcomes” With Suqin Ge and Amalia Miller

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Abigail Peralta, assistant professor - LSU
“Moving to Floodplains: The Unintended Consequences of the National Flood Insurance Program on Population Flows”
With Jonathan Scott

11:00 a.m.  - 11:30 a.m. Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Wei Long, assistant professor - Tulane University
“The Spillover Effects of Highly Publicized Police-Related Deaths on Policing and Crime: Evidence from Large U.S. Cities”
With Cheng Cheng

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch, 1000 Business Education Complex Dining Room 

1:30 p.m.  - 2:15 p.m. Daniel Keniston, associate professor - LSU
“Dynamics of a Malthusian Economy: India in the Aftermath of the 1918 Influenza” With Dave Donaldson

2:15 p.m.  - 3:00 p.m.  Engy Ziedan, assistant professor - Tulane University
“The Intended and Unintended Consequences of the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program”

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m.  - 4:15 p.m. Barton Willage, assistant professor - LSU
“Rebates as Incentives: The Effects of a Gym Membership Reimbursement Program”
With Tatiana Homonoff and Alexander Willén