Department of Economics - Seminars and Workshops

Seminars and Workshops

Spring 2015

Regarding event type, S is used to denote seminars and W is used to denote workshops.

Date Type Speaker Title Time Location
Monday,
January 12, 2015
S Humberto Moreira
Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada
Simultaneous Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
January 13, 2015
S Nicolas Roys
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
On the Origin and Causes of Economic Growth 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
January 16, 2015
S Juan Sanchez
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Sovereign Default and the Choice of Maturity 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
January 23, 2015
S Matthias Doepke
Northwestern University
Knowledge Transmission, Apprenticeship, and Technological Progress in the Pre-Industrial Economy 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
February 5, 2015
W Gregory Veramendi
Arizona State University
The Market and Non-market Returns to Education: Estimating Dynamic Treatment Effects 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
February 6, 2015
S Robert Tamura
Clemson University
Black and White Fertility, Differential Baby Booms: The Value of Equal Education Opportunity 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
February 10, 2015
S Baris Kaymak
Universite de Montreal
The Cyclical Behavior of Real Wage Growth in Contractual Markets 12:00 – 1:15pm CPCOM 416
Thursday,
February 12, 2015
W Joshua Sherman
University of Vienna
An Empirical Analysis of Search Costs and Price Dispersion 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
February 17, 2015
W Adam Blandin
Arizona State University
Learning By Doing, Ben-Porath, and Policy Analysis 12:00 – 1:16 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
February 20, 2015
S Chris Phelan
University of Minnesota
Pareto Efficiency and Identity 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
March 3, 2015
W Vasia Panousi
Federal Reserve Board
A Risky Venture: Income Dynamics within the Non-Corporate Private Business Sector 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
March 4, 2015
S Dennis Epple
Carnegie Mellon University
A New Approach to Estimating Hedonic Pricing Functions for Metropolitan Housing Markets 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
March 17, 2015
W Bettina Brueggemann
Goethe University Frankfurt
Higher Taxes at the Top: The Role of Entrepreneurs 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
March 18, 2015
S Thomas Holmes
University of Minnesota
Competition for Land and Economies of Density 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
March 19, 2015
W Spiro Maroulis
Arizona State University
Analyzing the Currents Beneath the "Rising Tide" of Market-Based Reforms in Education 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
March 20, 2015
S Hal Cole
University of Pennsylvania
Debt Crises: For Whom the Bell Tolls 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
March 23, 2015
S Rahul Deb
University of Toronto
Optimal Adaptive Testing 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
March 24, 2015
W Yong Kim
Arizona State University
Pari Passu, Holdout Creditors, and Sovereign Default 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
March 25, 2015
S Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario
Understanding Earnings Dynamics: Identifying and Estimating the Changing Roles of Unobserved Ability, Permanent and Transitory Shocks 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
March 26, 2015
W Chris Herbst
Arizona State University
Are Parental Welfare Work Requirements Good for Disadvantaged Children? Evidence from Age-of-Youngest-Child Exemptions 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
March 27, 2015
S Ben Lester
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Heterogeneity in Decentralized Asset Markets 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
March 30, 2015
S Camelia Bejan
University of Washington-Bothell
Performance-based Contracts, Monitoring and Fraud 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 2, 2015
W Yang Yue
Arizona State University
Intergenerational Family Contract: How Does Intergenerational Labor and Money Transfer Affect Labor Supply and Saving Decisions? 12:00– 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
April 3, 2015
S Toni Braun
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Old, Sick, Alone, and Poor: A Welfare Analysis of Old-Age Social Insurance Programs. 3:30–5:00pm CPCOM 416
Monday,
April 6, 2015
S Andrea Attar
Toulouse School of Economics
Multiple Contracting in Insurance Markets: Cross Subsidies and Quantity Discounts 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
April 10, 2015
S Elena Krasnokutskaya
Johns Hopkins University
  3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
April 13, 2015
S Todd Sarver
Duke University
Comparative Measures of Naivete and Sophistication for Dynamically Inconsistent Preferences 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
April 14, 2015
W Nastassia Krukava
Arizona State University
Distortionary Effects of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
April 15, 2015
S Edward Kung
University of California, Los Angeles
Mortgage Market Institutions and Housing Market Outcomes 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 16, 2015
W Allan Hernandez
Arizona State University
A Major Assignment Problem: Evidence from University of Costa Rica 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday ,
April 17, 2015
S Juan Dubra
Universidad de Montevideo
*Theory Seminar*
A Theory of Rational Attitude Polarization
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday,
April 20, 2015
S Barton Lipman
Boston University
Disclosure and Choice 3:30-5:00pm CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
April 21, 2015
W Xican Xi
Arizona State University
  12:00-1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
April 22, 2015
S Chris Taber
University of Wisconsin
Estimation of a Life-Cycle Model with Human Capital, Labor Supply and Retirement 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 23, 2015
W Francesco Agostinelli
Arizona State University
Estimation of Skill Formation among Children when Children's Skills are Unobserved 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Friday,
April 24, 2015
S Viktoria Hnatkovska
University of British Columbia
Structural Transformation and the Rural-Urban Inequality in China and India 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Monday
April 27, 2015
W Sajad Vahedi
Arizona State University
  3:30 –5:50 p.m. CPCOM 416
Tuesday,
April 28, 2015
S Joan Llull
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Internal Migration in Dual Labor Markets 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
April 29, 2015
S Alessandra Voena
The University of Chicago
Prenuptial Contracts, Labor Supply and Household 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 30, 2015
W Ran Tao
Arizona State University
  12:00 – 1:15 p.m. CPCOM 416