Pacific Northwest Labor Day 2019

### Program ——-

  • Why is Aging Associated with Lower Adoption of New Technologies? Evidence from Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (Nicholas Wilson, Reed College)
  • Firm Behavior and the Incidence of Sin Taxes: Evidence from Seattle’s Sweetened Beverage Tax (Melissa Knox, U. of Washington)
  • Teacher Labor Markets in Developing Countries (Todd Pugatch, Oregon State U.)
  • Does a Day Off Equal Dollars Saved? The Effects of Four-Day School Weeks on School District Financial Behavior (Paul N. Thompson, Oregon State U.)
  • Spillover Effects of Natural Disasters: Evidence from Siblings of Earthquake Victims (Jayash Paudel, Boise State U.)
  • Only if You Pay Me More: Using Field Experiments to Derive Willingness-to-pay for Job Characteristics (Claus Portner, Seattle U.)