Conference Schedule

The conference will take place in Linfield Hall, Room 301.

Tuesday, June 21

8:15 Breakfast / coffee

8:40 Brief welcome

8:45-9:35 Melissa LoPalo MSU The Willingness to Pay for a Cooler Day: Evidence from 60 Years of Baseball Games.
9:35-10:25 Nick Hagerty MSU

Who Benefits From Sustainability?

Break: Coffee & refreshments

10:40-11:30 David Molitor U. Illinois A Causal Concentration-Response Function for Air Pollution: Evidence from Wildfire Smoke.
11:30-12:20 Diane Thronson MSU The Role of Farm Labor Contractors in Tight Labor Markets: Evidence from 287(g) Policies


1:40-2:30 Corey White Monash Univ. Health Care Centralization: The Health Impacts of Obstetric Unit Closures in the US
2:30-3:20 Mariana Carrera MSU Do Prescribers Follow the Golden Rule? New evidence on imperfect agency

Break: Coffee & Refreshments 

3:35-4:25 Wendy Stock MSU Disabled Children, Public Health Insurance, and Special Education Outcomes

Free Time

6 p.m. Evening gathering:

@ Story Mill Community Park

Event is free and family-friendly, but registration is required.

RSVP link:

Wednesday June 22

9:00-9:50 Carly Urban MSU Youth Bank Accounts and Later-in-life Financial and Economic Self-Sufficiency
9:50-10:40 Stefanie Fischer Monash Univ. Keep Me in, Coach: Can Coaching Improve Marginal College Students' Outcomes?

Break: Coffee & Refreshments

10:55-11:45 Chris Stoddard MSU How Do Income Opportunities and Health Care Access Affect Supplemental Security Income Use?


Optional Hike