The Texas A&M Department of Economics had the honor to host the first Public, Labor, Industrial Organization Conference on April 5 and 6, 2019. Dr. Jason Lindo, Professor of Economics, was the Conference Host and Mrs. Chelsi Bass was the logistical coordinator for the event. Fourteen A&M ECON Alumni, eight current ECON faculty and more than 25 current ECON Doctoral students attended to hear eleven separate presentations covering a wide range of topics.
The organizers of the conference are grateful to the Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts and Stata for their financial support.
“Hungry for Success? SNAP Timing, SAT Scores, and College Attendance” – Analisa Packham, Miami University
“Female Science Advisors and the STEM Gender Gap” – Pierre Mouganie, American University of Beirut
“Machine Learning: Primer and Why It’s Important” – Anirban Sengupta, Amazon
“Estimating Treatment Effects Using Stata” – David Drukker, Stata
“Criminal Justice Initiatives in Texas” – George Naufal – PPRI, Texas A&M University
“Learning by Doing in Law Enforcement” – Jeremy West, UC-Santa Cruz
“Modeling Lenders’ Choices and Competition between Borrowers in Online Peer-to-Peer Markets” – Diego Escobari, UT- Rio Grande Valley
“The Price Premium of Heritage in the Housing Market: Evidence from Aukland, New Zealand” – Jose Gabriel Castillo – Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral
“When Power Plants Leave Town: Environmental Quality and the Housing market in China” – Manuel Hernandez, International Food Policy Research Institute
“Moving to Floodplains: The Unintended Consequences of the National Flood Insurance Program on Population Flows” – Abigail Peralta, LSU