2017 PNW Labor Day

Lunch will be provided.

Tentative 2017 Program

Saturday, September 30, 2017
University of Washington
130 Savery Hall


Morning Session

9:15 am to 12:30pm (45 minute talk, 15 minute discussion)

Nudging Study Habits: A Field Experiment on Peer Tutoring in Higher Education
Nicholas Wilson, The White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team and Reed College
Todd Pugatch*, Oregon State University and IZA

Discussant: Alan Griffith, UW

Should We Trust Occupational Income Scores?
Martin Saavedra, Oberlin College
Tate Twinam*, University of Washington Bothell

Discussant: Ekaterina Jardim, UW

The Effect of Islamic Regulations on Women: Evidence from Indonesia
Amy Lastuka, University of Washington

Discussant: Paul Thompson: Oregon State


Afternoon Session
2:00pm-4:10pm (45 minute talk, 15 minute discussion)

The Use of Emergency Department for Chronic Conditions among New and Continuing Adult Medicaid Beneficiaries in the State of Washington
Bidisha Mandal, Washington State University

Discussant: Seyed Karimi, UW Tacoma

Environmental Regulations and the Clean-Up of Manufacturing: Plant-Level Evidence from Canada
Nouri Najjar*, University of British Columbia
Jevan Cherniwchan, University of Alberta

Discussant: Melissa Knox, UW


This year’s organizers:

Melissa Knox (University of Washington)
Jamein Cunningham (Portland State University)
Paul Thompson (Oregon State University)

Last year’s program can be found here.