Conference: Frontiers in Economic Analysis with Genetic Data

The Frontiers in Genetics and Economics conference will take place on Thursday, November 18 and Friday, November 19, 2021 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The conference will bring together economists interested in the potential for genetic data to contribute to broad, long-standing questions in economics.

The two-day conference is hosted by BRIDGE (BRInging Data on Genetics to Economics) and sponsored by CDHA and the Initiative in Social Genomics at UW, the Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Chicago, and the National Institute on Aging as the funder of the Research Network on the Determinants of Life Course Capabilities and Outcomes. Please check back for the full schedule.

Details:

Thursday, November 18-Friday, November 19, 2021
The Discovery Building, Orchard View Room
330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI 53715

Registration:

Please register for the event here.

Conference Organizers

Jason Fletcher

Position title: CDHA Director; Professor, Public Affairs and Sociology, UW–Madison

Nicholas Papageorge

Position title: Broadus Mitchell Associate Professor, Economics, Johns Hopkins University

Victor Ronda

Position title: Associate Director for Research, Center for the Economics of Human Development, University of Chicago

Lauren Schmitz

Position title: Assistant Professor, Public Affairs, UW–Madison

Kevin Thom

Position title: Associate Professor, Economics, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Session: Next Frontiers

Daniel Benjamin

Position title: Professor, Behavioral Economics and Genoeconomics, UCLA

David Cesarini

Position title: Associate Professor, Economics, New York University

Lauren Schmitz

Position title: Assistant Professor, Public Affairs, UW–Madison

Patrick Turley

Position title: Assistant Professor (Research), Economics, University of Southern California

Session: Health and Health Behaviors

Robel Alemu

Position title: PhD Candidate, Tufts University

Norma Coe

Position title: Associate Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Titus Galama

Position title: Associate Professor (Research), Economics, University of Southern California

Session: Human Capital Development

Orazio Attanasio

Position title: Cowles Professor of Economics, Yale University

Silvia H. Barcellos

Position title: Assistant Professor (Research), Economics, University of Southern California

Jonathan Beauchamp

Position title: Assistant Professor, Economics, George Mason University

Victor Ronda

Position title: Associate Director for Research, Center for the Economics of Human Development, University of Chicago

Matthew Wiswall

Position title: Professor, Economics, UW–Madison

Session: Intergenerational Mobility

Joseph Ferrie

Position title: Professor, Economics, Northwestern University

Bhash Mazumder

Position title: Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicgao

Aldo Rustichini

Position title: Professor, Economics, University of Minnesota

Session: Lifecycle Behavior

Leandro Carvalho

Position title: Assistant Professor (Research), Economics, University of Southern California

George-Levi Gayle

Position title: Professor, Economics, Washington University in St. Louis

Richard Sias

Position title: Professor, Finance, University of Arizona

Mateo Velásquez-Giraldo

Position title: PhD Student, Johns Hopkins University