Departmental Seminar
Fall 2007
Professor David Romer
608-7 Evans
Wednesday, 4-5:30 p.m.

* Note Change in Day, Location and Time

Announcement: The seminar will begin on September 12 and then meet on selected weeks.
September 12 Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago
The Persistence of Underdevelopment: The Role of Constituencies and Competitive Rent Preservation
September 26 Peter Klenow, Stanford University
Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India
October 10 Samuel Kortum, University of Chicago
Global Rebalancing with Gravity: How Big is the Burden of Adjustment?
Paper: "Unbalanced Trade"  (with Robert Dekle and Jonathan Eaton)
November 7
Nathan Nunn, Harvard University
Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa
(with Diego Puga)
November 28 Enrico Moretti, University of California, Berkeley
Identifying Agglomeration Spillovers: Evidence from Million Dollar Plants
(with Michael Greenstone and Richard Hornbeck)
December 5
Emmanuel Saez, University of California, Berkeley
Uncovering the American Dream: Inequality and Mobility in Social Security Earnings Data since 1937  (with Wojciech Kopczuk and Jae Song)

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