2018 PNWLD

Saturday, September 29, 2018

168 Savery Hall

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Talks will be 40-45 minutes with 5 minutes for discussion.

8:45-9:00 Coffee and pastry
9:00-9:10 Welcome remarks (Paul N. Thompson)
9:10-10:00 Downward nominal wage rigidity in the United States (Yoon Joo Jo, Columbia University)
10:00-10:50 The Lazarus Effect and the Labor Market: Evidence from At-Scale Antiretroviral Therapy in Zambia (Nicholas Wilson, Reed College)
10:50-11:00 Break
11:00-11:50 What Labor Supply Elasticities do Employers Face?  Evidence from Field Experiments (Claus Portner, Seattle University)
12:00-1:20 Lunch (Little Thai, 4142 Brooklyn Ave NE)
1:20-2:10 The Effect of Exposure to Saharan Dust on Neonatal Mortality:  Evidence from Burkina Faso (Seyed Karimi, U. of Washington Tacoma)
2:10-3:00 Insuring Girls’ Lives Against Drought  (Jagori Saha, Rhodes College)
3:00-3:20 Coffee Break
3:20-4:10 Semesters or Quarters? The Effect of the Academic Calendar on Postsecondary Graduation Rates (Valerie Bostwick, Ohio State University)
4:10-5:00 The Effects of Four-day School Weeks on Achievement:  Evidence from Oregon (Paul N. Thompson, Oregon State University)
5:00 Dinner (Schultzy’s Bar & Grill, 4114 University Way)

Please email knoxm@uw.edu or pnwldorganize@gmail.com with any questions.

Past programs can be found here:

2017 Program

2016 Program