Seminars

Seminars

 Spring 2018

Date, Location

Type Speaker Topic

February 23
noon
Kirby 104

Junior Faculty Workshop Tommy Leung
Wake Forest University
“Why Are Inferior Seats “Underpriced”? Evidence from the English
Premier League”

March 16
3 p.m.
Kirby 103

Junior Faculty Workshop Bobby Chung
Clemson University
“Influences from Peers’ Parents on College Attainment”

April 4
4 p.m.
Kirby 103

Seminar Jayjit Roy
Appalachian State University
“Exporting and Pollution Abatement Expenditure: Evidence from
Firm-Level Data”

April 18
4 p.m.
Kirby 103

Seminar Jay Shimshack
University of Virginia
“Does Mandatory Labeling of Outfall Points Influence Pollution and Compliance?  Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Ohio”

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?”

 

(View the full archive)

Comments are closed