A series of research papers by Klaus Desmet on the spatial economic impact of climate change was featured in the most recent NBER Reporter.
Category: Media appearances
Klaus Desmet on Vox: Facebook and gender gap in preferences
Klaus Desmet’s research has been featured recently in both a VoxEU column and a VoxTalk podcast! The basic question Klaus and his co-authors investigate is whether women and men more similar in their preferences in more gender-equal societies. Continue reading “Klaus Desmet on Vox: Facebook and gender gap in preferences”
Dan Millimet blog post on causalscience.org
Anyone who has sat in more than a few departmental seminars and presentations in the Economics department at SMU knows that Dan Millimet’s favorite subject matter is how measurement error affects the ability of empirical researchers to infer causal relationships from data. So, it’s no surprise that he has a new blog post on this issue for causalinference.org.
AEA podcast on Klaus Desmet’s climate change research
How might migration help in the world’s response to climate change? Listen to this episode of the AEA podcast series to hear Klaus Desmet explain how his research shows that migration is likely to play a key role in mitigating the economic damage of global warming and rising sea levels.
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Blog by Klaus Desmet on his COVID research
Will COVID-19 eventually spread equally to all US counties or will some counties continue to suffer more than others? In a blog piece for the US Center at the London School of Economics, Klaus Desmet discusses his research on this topic. Continue reading “Blog by Klaus Desmet on his COVID research”
Woo Kim’s research in Vox
Woo Kim, a first-year Assistant Professor, has written a piece in VoxChina about his research into the Korean government’s baby bonus program. In the early 2000s, the Korean government began giving cash payments to parents of newborn babies that depended on where a family lived, when they had their baby and how many children they already had. Continue reading “Woo Kim’s research in Vox”
Vox piece by Klaus Desmet & Ömer Özak
Klaus Desmet, Ömer Özak and coauthors use massive amounts of data generated by social networks to measure cultural differences across populations. They provide new insights on the role of diversity and open doors to new exciting research. Read more about their research in this VOX blog or in their paper.
Ömer Özak explains relevance of his research to Africa
Africa ArXiv interviewed Ömer Özak about his research on the role of borders in conflict, one of the main problems in Africa. Continue reading “Ömer Özak explains relevance of his research to Africa”
Ömer Özak among new wave of Colombian researchers
Ömer Özak was featured in Semana which is Colombia’s main weekly periodical. The article talks about how technology is changing the way scientists and social scientists are doing research and how the audience they are trying to reach is also changing to reflect a wider non-academic audience. Continue reading “Ömer Özak among new wave of Colombian researchers”
Listen to Mike Sposi on NPR
Dr. Mike Sposi was recently interviewed on NPR’s Market Place discussing the impact of President Trump’s tariffs on the pricing behavior of US firms. Click here to listen.