Economics Seminar Series | St. Lawrence University Economics

Economics Seminar Series

Scheduled Seminars 

Location: Zoom- Please contact Emileen Garvin: for link to the seminar.

  •  November 13, 2020 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Zach Raff (University of Wisconsin - Stout)
    "Decentralized environmental policy and heterogeneous pollution abatement"

  •  December 4, 2020 @ 2:00pm-3:30pm Dhaval Dave (Bentley University)
    "Lead in Drinking Water and Birth Outcomes: A Tale of Two Water Treatment Plants"



Past Economics Department Seminar Series

Fall 2019 Series


  • September 26th, 2019 @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm Weixiang Pan (Georgia State University)
    "Firm-Specific Pay Premia and Returns to Higher Education: Evidence from Community Colleges"
  • September 20th, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Ben Griffy (University at Albany, SUNY)
    "Precautionary Search and Human Capital over the Business Cycle"
  • October 4th, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Kristina Sargent (Middlebury College)
    "When Do Workers Prefer Open Borders?"
  • October 18th, 2019 @1:30pm - 2:30pm Narayana Kocherlakota (Rochester University)
    United States’ economic outlook* @ Bertrand H. Snell Hall Room 213
  • October 25th, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Nicole Simpson (Colgate University)
    "Young Unskilled Women and the Earned Income Tax Credit: Insurance Without Disincentives?"
  • November 15th, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Nancy Chau (Cornell University)
    "Networked Leaders in the Shadow of the Market – A Chinese Experiment in Allocating Land Conversion Rights"
  • December 6th, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Sahar Milani (St. Lawrence Universty) 
    "R&D, Patents, and Financing Constraints of the Top Global Innovative Firms"

*sponsored by Clarkson University


Spring 2019 Series


  • March 8th, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Hyungjo Hur (Eastern Illinois University)
    Challenges and Issues in the Human Resource Management and Workforce Development
  • April 12th, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm David Popp (Syracuse University)
    Technological Spillover Effects of State Renewable Energy Policy: Evidence from Patent Counts
  • April 26th, 2019 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Rebecca Neumann (University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee)
    An International Trade Credit Channel: Implications for Industry Investment
  • 2019 Professional Development Workshop
    Valentine Hall 124 -- May 14th - May 15th, 2019 @ 9:15am - 10:45am; 11:00am - 12:30pm; 1:30pm - 3:00pm; 3:15pm - 4:45pm 
    Scott Cunningham (Baylor University)
    "Quantitative Empirical Causal Inference Workshop"

Fall 2018 Series


  • September 21st, 2018 @ 2:00pm - 3:00pm Chad Sparber (Colgate University)
    Substitution between Groups of Highly-Educated, Foreign-Born, H-1B Workers
  • September 28th, 2018 @ 3:30pm - 4:30pm Xuan Jiang (Ohio State University)
    Planting the Seeds for Success: Why Women in STEM Don’t Stick in The Field
  • October 24th, 2018 @ 2:45pm - 4:00 pm Rong Li (Renmin University)
    The 2008 U.S. Auto Market Collapse
  • November 9th, 2018 @ 3:30pm - 5:00pm Mihai Paraschiv (State University of New York at Oswego)
    The Short and Long-Run Effects of International Environmental Agreements on Trade"