Dissertation Defense: "Essays in Behavioral Labor and Health Economics," Michael Cooper

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Michael Cooper, University of California, Santa Barbara


Michael's research focuses on questions in Labor and Health Economics, and uses tools from both Experimental Economics and Applied Econometrics. He is interested in biases caused by self-image concerns and how they impact job search behavior. He plans to address further topics in Labor and Personnel Economics in upcoming work, including a field experiment among unemployed job seekers in France. He has also evaluated the impact of indoor e-cigarette restrictions and how these policies can lead to substitution with conventional cigarettes among pregnant women, impacting smoking behavior and birth outcomes.

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Join us to hear Michael's Dissertation Defense. He will be defending his dissertation, "Essays in Behavioral Labor and Health Economics." To access a copy of the dissertation, you must have an active UCSB NetID and password.

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