Research Speakers

Mar
18
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Oriana Bandiera

Professor of Economics, London School of Economics
TBD
MAR 18, 2022 12:00PM

Oriana Bandeira is a Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research analyses organisations and labor markets in different settings. The links below group selected recent papers by theme, all other papers can be found on her cv and at Ideas

Mar
25
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Jonathan Skinner

James O. Freedman Presidential Professor in Economics, Emeritus, Dartmouth
TBD
MAR 25, 2022 12:00PM

Jonathan Skinner is a Research Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, and a Professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel School of Medicine, also at Dartmouth. His research interests include measuring productivity and efficiency in health care, and the savings behavior of retirees.  He is also the Aging Program Director at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Apr
01
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Ellen R. Meara

Professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, Dartmouth
TBD
APR 1, 2022 12:00PM

Ellen Meara is a health economist known for her work modeling the effects of public policies and regulations on health care utilization, overall health, and economic outcomes. Her research often focuses on the impact of public policies and regulations on publicly insured populations in Medicare and Medicaid. Meara looks closely at the economic impact of changes to insurance coverage, payment strategies, and the implementation of care delivery innovations. Much of this work focuses on disabled populations, including people with mental illness and substance disorders. She has extensive experience tracking trends in medical spending over time and for different populations.

Apr
08
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Allison P. Harris

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
TBD
APR 08, 2022 12:00PM

Allison P. Harris is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University and a Research Fellow at the Institution of Social and Policy Studies. She conducts research in American politics with a specialization in law and courts. Prof. Harris’ current research agenda investigates the ways in which institutional change affects disparities in institutional outcomes, specifically within the criminal legal system. Prior to joining the faculty at Yale, Prof. Harris was an Assistant Professor at the Pennsylvania State University (2017-2019) and a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University (2016-2017).

Apr
22
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Claire I. Tsai

Associate Professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
TBD
Apr 22, 2022 12:00PM

Claire Tsai is an Associate Professor of Marketing and a co-founder of the Behavioral Economics in Action Research Cluster at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. She has worked in financial services in New York, Taipei and Hong Kong. She adopts a behavioural economics approach in studying decision making in areas of financial decisions, food consumption and well-being. She studies overconfidence and how this bias systematically influences judgments and decision making. She also studies the science and economics of happiness, which she terms Hedonomics. Her work appears in leading marketing and psychology journals, including Journal of Consumer Research and Psychological Science. Her work often receives featured coverage in popular media outlets including the Wall Street Journal (Week in Ideas), Time.com, Globe and Mail, CBC News, and Harvard Business Review. Speaking engagements include the Latin American Financial Education Congress and Ontario Securities Commission.

Apr
29
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Ivy Onyeador

Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management
TBD
Apr 29, 2022 12:00PM

Claire Tsai is an Associate Professor of Marketing and a co-founder of the Behavioral Economics in Action Research Cluster at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. She has worked in financial services in New York, Taipei and Hong Kong. She adopts a behavioural economics approach in studying decision making in areas of financial decisions, food consumption and well-being. She studies overconfidence and how this bias systematically influences judgments and decision making. She also studies the science and economics of happiness, which she terms Hedonomics. Her work appears in leading marketing and psychology journals, including Journal of Consumer Research and Psychological Science. Her work often receives featured coverage in popular media outlets including the Wall Street Journal (Week in Ideas), Time.com, Globe and Mail, CBC News, and Harvard Business Review. Speaking engagements include the Latin American Financial Education Congress and Ontario Securities Commission.

May
06
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Matthew Notowidigdo

Professor of Economics, Chicago Booth
TBD
May 06, 2022

Matthew J. Notowidigdo studies a broad set of topics in labor economics and health economics. In labor economics, his research has focused on understanding the causes and consequences of long-term unemployment and the economic effects of unemployment insurance over the business cycle. Notowidigdo’s research in health economics focuses on the effects of public health insurance on labor supply and the effects of income on health spending. He is currently working with several state governments on large-scale randomized experiments of existing social insurance programs.