Seminars

Seminars

Fall 2017

Date, Location   Type Speaker Topic
September 27
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Babur De los Santos
Clemson University
“Agency Pricing and Bargaining: Empirical Evidence from the E-Book Market”
October 2
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar John Burger
Loyola University
“Currency Matters: Analyzing International Bond Portfolios”
October 18
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Noel Johnson
George Mason University
“The Effects of Land Redistribution: Evidence from the French Revolution”
October 30
12-1 p.m.
Kirby 108

Junior Faculty Workshop

Laura Connolly
University of Alabama
“The Effects of a Trade Shock on Gender-Specific Labor Market Outcomes in Brazil”
November 8
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Cathleen Johnson
University of Arizona
“PRINCE: An Improved Method for Measuring Incentivized Preferences”

 Spring 2017

Date, Location

Type Speaker Topic

March 22 
4 p.m.
Kirby 103

Seminar Mark Koyama
George Mason University
“Autocratic Rule and Social Capital: Evidence from Imperial China”

April 3
4 p.m.
Kirby 103

Seminar Matthew Lewis
Clemson University
“Competition and Quality Choice in Hospital Markets”

April 17
4 p.m.
Kirby 103

Seminar Byron Tsang
Virginia Tech
“What Cycles? Data Detrending in DSGE Models”

Fall 2016

Date, Location Type Speaker Topic
September 12
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Sandy Darity
Duke University
“Stratification Economics: A New Subfield”

September 21
4 p.m.
Kirby 103

Seminar Alejandro Zentner
UT Dallas

“Measuring E-Commerce Concentration Effects When Product Popularity is Channel-Specific”

October 3
3 p.m.
Kirby 104

Junior Workshop Elizabeth Bennett Stulting Chiles
UCLA

“Shrouded Prices and Firm Reputation: Evidence from the U.S. Hotel Industry”

October 17
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Thayer Morrill
NC State University

“Which School Assignments are Legal?”

November 4
3 p.m.
Kirby 104
Junior Workshop Caleb Stroup
Davidson College

“Entry and Competition in Corporate Takeover Markets”

 Spring 2016

Date, Location

Type Speaker Topic
February 24
4 – 5.15 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato
Duke University
“State Taxes and Spatial Misallocation”                                                                                                                           
March 30
4 – 5.15 p.m.
Kirby  103
Seminar David S. Jacks
Simon Fraser University
“From Boom to Bust: A Typology of Real Commodity Prices in the Long Run”
April 13
4 – 5.15 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Doug Webber
Temple University
“Are College Costs Worth it? How Ability, Major, and Debt Affect the Returns to Schooling”
April 20
12 – 1 p.m.
Kirby B02
Junior Workshop Jonathan Williams
UNC Chapel Hill
“Usage-Based Pricing and Demand for Residential Broadband”

       Fall 2015

Date, Location Type Speaker Topic
September 23
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Allan Collard-Wexler
Duke University
“How do Power Shortages Affect Industry: Evidence from India”
September 30
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Brian Baisa
Amherst University

“Efficient Multi-unit Auctions with Non-Quasilinear Preferences”

October 2
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Junior Workshop Christina Dalton
Wake Forest University

“Why Do Firms Use Insurance to Fund Worker Health Benefits? The Role of Corporate Finance”

October 19
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Stephen Billings
UNC Charlotte
“Partners in Crime: Schools, Neighborhoods and the Formation of Criminal Networks”
October 28
2 p.m.
Kirby B01B
Junior Workshop Veronica Sovero
Wake Forest University
“A Course Level Analysis of STEM Retention and the Distribution of Ability:
Can it Explain the Racial Gap?”
November 10
4 p.m.
Kirby 104
Seminar Katherine Eriksson
UC Davis
“The Impact of Migration on Infant Health: Evidence from the Great Migration”
November 18
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Junior Workshop Ashley Vissing
Duke University
“One-to-Many Matching with Complementary Preferences: An Empirical Study of Natural Gas Lease Quality and Market Power”
December 2
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
 Seminar Daniel Stone
Bowdoin College
“Bias and Affective Polarization”

       Spring 2015

Date, Location

Type Speaker Topic
February 23
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Barkley Rosser
James Madison University
“Complexity and Behavioral Economics”.
March 2
4 p.m.
Kirby  108
Seminar David Frisvold
University of Iowa
“Does Full-Day Kindergarten Combined with
Small Class Size Boost Test Scores?”
March 18
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar William Hauk
University of South Carolina
“Endogeneity and Growth Regressions”
March 27
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Junior Workshop Jonathan Lee
East Carolina University
“The Impact of Hetrogeneous NOx
Regulations on Distributed Electricity
Generation in U.S. Manufacturing”
April 1
4 p.m.
Kirby 103
Seminar Susan Godlonton
Williams College
“Does a Ban on Informal Health Providers
Save Lives Evidence from Malawi?”

 

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