GLO Virtual Seminar

The GLO Virtual Seminar Series has been established with an initial frequency of one event per month as a regular GLO activity. The seminars are:

  • Hosted by the School of Economics at the University of Kent, the GLO key partner university in the UK.
  • Chaired by GLO Director Matloob Piracha.
  • On a Thursday, 1.00 pm – 02.00 pm BST (London time), unless otherwise stated. ONE HOUR.
  • It is an internal seminar open to all GLO Fellows and Affiliates and by special invitation. Free to attend (no fees).

Program

Sydney (10pm), Beijing (8pm), Istanbul (3pm), Berlin (2pm), London (1pm), Cape Town (2pm), Washington DC (8am), Santiago de Chile (8am)

  • November 5, 2020: Ira Gang, Rutgers University and GLO
    Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics

Next:
October 1, 2020: Alfonso Flores-Lagunes
Syracuse University and GLO
Registration details will be provided in time.

Topic: The Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service on the Long-Term Health of Veterans


Based on a joint paper with Xintong Wang and Carlos A. Flores on “The Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service on the Long-Term Health of Veterans: A Bounds Analysis”

Past seminars

  • September 3, 2020: Kompal Sinha, Macquarie University and GLO
    Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics
    GLO Cluster Lead “Development, Health, Inequality and Behavior”
    Presentation Slides & News. Video of Seminar.

Paid Parental Leave and Maternal Mental Health

Related paper: The presentation of Kompal Sinha is based on a joint paper with Anam Bilgrami and Henry Cutler of the Centre for the Health Economy, Macquarie University, on “The impact of introducing a national scheme for Paid Parental Leave on maternal mental health outcomes“, forthcoming Health Economics.

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The Political Economy of Populism

Related paper: Sergei Guriev and Elias Papaioannou,
The Political Economy of Populism. PDF
Draft prepared for the Journal of Economic Literature.

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Teaching Norms in the Streets

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Despair, Unhappiness and Age

Related papers:

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