ECON 13191/Honors Seminar 28222
· For the week of January 21
o For Tuesday, January 22, please read the Fisman et al. piece on speed dating
o On Tuesday morning, check the class web page for two sets of notes. One on ‘An brief introduction to regressions models’ and the other on ‘Speed dating’
o For Thursday, January 24, please read the Neidele and Vesterlund article on male/female competition. Thursday morning, please check the web page for some notes
o My notes indicate that for Thursday’s class, Sam 6, Jessica and Octavia will generate some facts about male/female differences in risk taking, while Tim, Sophia and Sam 2 will produce some facts about the differences in ability perception between males and females. If you can put those in a power point slides and email them to me by Wednesday, I will distribute to the class ahead of time.
· For Thursday, January 17
o Download the notes about the Bertrand and Mulinathian paper
o Read Bertrand and Mulinathian
· For the first day of class, January 15th
o Download the notes, “An introduction to the class”
o Read the introduction of Freakonomics
o Read the first two pages and look at Table 1 of Hotz et al.
o Read the introduction to Levitt