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Upcoming Events for Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Fast, "Robust", and Approximately Correct: Estimating Mixed Demand Systems
  • Bernard Salanie, Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, Columbia University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Contestation and Representation: Community, Conflict, and History in Los Angeles
  • Lizeth Ramirez, Librarian/Archivist for Los Angeles Communities and Cultures, UCLA,
  • Dalena Sanderson-Hunter, Librarian/Archivist for Los Angeles Communities and Cultures, UCLA,
  • Devin Fitzgerald, Curator of Rare Books and History of Printing, UCLA,
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Steady-State Equilibria in Anonymous Repeated Games
  • Alex Wolitzky, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
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Thursday, October 24, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Heterogeneity and Asset Prices: A Different Approach
  • Stavros Panageas, Associate Professor of Finance, Anderson School of Management, UCLA,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Understanding "why": The role of causality in cognition
  • Tobias Gerstenberg, Assistant Professor in Psychology, Stanford University,
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Friday, October 25, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Common-Value versus Common-Probability Auctions
  • Kathleen Ngangoue, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Center for Experimental Social Science, New York University,
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Monday, October 28, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Guggenheim 133 (Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall)
Exploring Jupiter
  • Candice Hansen-Koharcheck, Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Institute,
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Sequential Decision Making in the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Affirmative Action in India
  • Bumin Yenmez, Associate Professor of Economics (with tenure), Boston College,
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Friday, November 1, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Multiple Imputation for Large Multiscale Data with Linear Constraints
  • Jian Cao, Postdoctoral Scholar in Data Science and Election Integrity, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Transforming the Italian Landscape in the Middle Ages: Humans, Climate, and the Environment
  • Ned Schoolman, Associate Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Nevada, Reno,
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Tuesday, November 5, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Test design under falsification
  • Vasiliki Skreta, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
The Fallacy of Calibrationism
  • Yoaav Isaacs, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University,
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Wednesday, November 6, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Marta Serra-Garcia, Assistant Professor of Economics & Strategic Management, Rady School of Management, UC San Diego,
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Friday, November 8, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
What matters in tie-breaking rules? How competition guides design
  • Afshin Nikzad, Assistant Professor of Economics, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, USC,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
An Ordinary Arab Ship, and Its Stories of Early Globalism
  • Geraldine Heng, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Perceval Professor in Medieval Romance, Historiography, and Culture, Department of English, University of Texas at Austin,
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Saturday, November 9, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Off Campus
Drawing the Invisible 100-Mile U.S. Border
  • Ed Gomez, Curator of the MexiCali Biennial; Artist; Assistant Professor of Art and Design, Cal State San Bernardino,
  • Ian Philabaum, Program Director, Innovation Law Lab,
  • Lilian Serrano, Coordinator, Alianza Comunitaria; Research Coordinator, National Latino Research Center, Cal State San Marcos,
  • Hillary Mushkin, Artist and Research Professor of Art and Design, Caltech,
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Fanny Camara, Assistant Professor of Economics, USC,
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Kosuke Uetake, Associate Professor of Marketing, School of Management, Yale University,
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Thursday, November 14, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Conflicting Priorities: A Theory of Covenants and Collateral
  • Giorgia Piacentino, Daniel W. Stanton Associate Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, Columbia University,
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Friday, November 15, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
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  • Adam Wierman, Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences; Executive Officer for Computing and Mathematical Sciences; Director, Information Science and Technology, Caltech,
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Barton Lipman, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Boston University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Otters and Others: Ted Hughes to Alice Oswald
  • John Kerrigan, Professor of English, University of Cambridge,
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Jeongbin Kim, Postdoctoral Scholar in Economics, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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Friday, November 22, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
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  • Omer Tamuz, Assistant Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Caltech,
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Jim Powell, George Break and Helen Schnacke Break Distinguished Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley,
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
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  • Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Author,
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Wednesday, December 4, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Alejandro Robinson-Cortés, Graduate Student, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Erik M. Conway, Visiting Associate in the Humanities, Caltech,
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Thursday, December 5, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Vadim V. Martynov, Graduate Student, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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Friday, December 6, 2019
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Baxter B125
New Approaches to Brain Imaging
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Brian Knight, Professor of Economics, Brown University,
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Liran Einav, Professor of Economics, Stanford University,
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Thursday, December 12, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Jessica A. Wachter, Richard B. Worley Professor of Financial Management, Professor of Finance, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania,
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Friday, December 13, 2019
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Baxter B125
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Monday, January 27, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
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  • Eileen Reeves, Professor of Comparative Literature, Princeton University,
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Monday, February 10, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Felice Frankel,
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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • Felice Frankel,
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Thursday, February 20, 2020
2/20 9:00 am -
2/21 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
Scholars or Spies? The Escalating Tension Between the US and China in Academia
  • John Krige, Kranzberg Professor, School of History, Technology, and Sociology, Georgia Institute of Technology; recipient of the Francis Bacon Award in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (2020),
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
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  • John Brewer, Eli and Edythe Broad Professor of History and Literature, Emeritus, Caltech,
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Thursday, February 27, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Aleksandra Prica, Assistant Professor of German Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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  • Alberto A. Martínez, Associate Professor, Department of History, The University of Texas at Austin,
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
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  • Sven Dupré, Professor of History of Art, Science and Technology, Utrecht University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Marzena Rostek, Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin,
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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
A Global Past? Human and Natural Histories in the 17th Century
  • Jeremy Schneider,
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Thursday, March 5, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Eric Zwick, Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago,
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Friday, March 6, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Paula Findlen, Professor of Early Modern Europe and History of Science, Stanford University,
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Yuya Sasaki, Associate Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University,
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Friday, March 20, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
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  • Alan Stern, Planetary Scientist, Southwest Research Institute,
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Cesar Martinelli, Professor, Department of Economics, George Mason University,
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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Congyi Zhou, Assistant Professor of Politics, College of Arts and Science, New York University,
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Thursday, April 2, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Eric D. Hilt, Professor of Economics, Wellesley College,
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Matthias Dörries, Professor of Epistemology and History of Science, University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Tom Clark, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Political Science, Emory College of Arts and Sciences,
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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Peter Arcidiacono, Professor of Economics, Duke University,
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Thursday, April 16, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Tim Maudlin, Professor of Philosophy, New York University,
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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Tomasz Strzalecki, Professor of Economics, Harvard University,
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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Karam Kang, Associate Professor of Economics, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University,
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Yusuke Narita, Assistant Professor of Economics, Yale University,
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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Lise Vesterlund, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh,
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
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  • Bill Odenkirk, American Comedy Writer,
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Thursday, May 7, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Michael Sockin, Assistant Professor of Finance, McCombs School of Business, UT Austin,
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Tuesday, May 12, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Stephen Morris, Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics, Princeton University,
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • B. Pablo Montagnes, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Emory University,
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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
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  • Adrienne Su, Professor of Creative Writing and Poet-in-Residence, Dickinson College,
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Thursday, May 21, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Xavier Gabaix, Pershing Square Professor of Economics and Finance, Department of Economics, Harvard University,
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Richard Menke, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator, Department of English, University of Georgia,
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Dan Ackerberg, Addison Baker Duncan Centennial Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin,
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Friday, May 29, 2020
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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