With a little help from your friends: Evidence of peer effects from a field experiment
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research.
About the speaker:
Carrie Xu is the first joint doctoral candidate in economics and information science at the University of Michigan. Her main fields of interest are labor, behavioral and experimental economics. Carrie's current research examines peer effects using experimental methods in contexts such as college education. She received a bachelor of art in economics with a minor in applied mathematics from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2011.
The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using various research methodologies. This seminar provides a space for doctoral students and faculty from the School of Education, Ford School of Public Policy, and the Departments of Economics, Sociology, Statistics, and Political Science to discuss current research and receive feedback on works-in-progress. Discourse between these schools and departments creates a more complete community of education scholars, and provides a networking opportunity for students enrolled in a variety of academic programs who share common research interests. Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research.