Economics Seminar Series

Spring 2024 Series

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Previous Seminars Series

April 5th, 2024 @ 3:00pm - 4:15pm Alex Chinco (Baruch College)
“Proving You Can Pick Stocks Without Revealing How”

April 19th, 2024 @ 3:30pm - 4:45pm Maria Chaderina (U of Oregon)
“The Dark Side of Liquid Bonds in Fire Sales"

Fall 2023 Series

  • September 29th, 2023 @ 3:00pm - 4:45pm Louis-Philippe Rochon (Laurentian University)
    “Deconstructing monetary policy and the ineffectiveness of inflation targeting"

  • October 6th, 2023 @ 3:00pm - 4:45pm Aaron Yoon (Northwestern University)
    "Does ESG information improve the information quality of credit ratings?"

  • October 27th, 2023 @ 3:30pm - 4:45pm Avinandan Chakraborty (Colgate University)
    “Assessing the Impact of Return Migration on Children’s Schooling and Labor in Mexico”

  • December 1st, 2023 @ 3:30pm - 4:45pm Nicole M. Boyson (Northeastern University)
    “The worst of both worlds? Dual-registered investment advisers.”

 Spring 2023 Series

  • February 17th, 2023 @ 3 pm-4:15 pm Perry Mehrling (Boston University)
    "Whither the Dollar? A Key Currency Approach"
  • March 3rd, 2023 @ 3:00pm - 4:15pm Joshua Tasoff (Claremont Graduate University)
    "Beliefs that Entertain"
  • March 31st, 2023 @ 2:00-3:15pm Ayse Sapci (Utah State University)
    "The Housing Market, Financial Shocks, and Spillovers"
  • April 21st, 2023 @ 3:00pm - 4:15pm Pierangelo De Pace (Pomona College)
    "On the Dynamics of Cryptocurrency Prices"

  Fall 2022 Series

  • October 20th, 2022 @ 3:30pm - 4:45pm Dong Cheng (Union College)
    "Did Durable Goods Producing States Suffer a Greater Great Depression?"
  • December 2nd, 2022 @ 3:00pm - 4:15pm Shuwei Zhang (St. Lawrence University)
    "The Dollar Exchange Rate and Interest Parity: Letting Different Views Compete"

    Spring 2022 Series

    • April 8th, 2022 @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm Joni Hersch (Vanderbilt University)
      "Law Meets Market: Are Women Worth Less?"

    • April 15th, 2022 @ 2:30pm  Jesse Bruhn (Brown University)
      "Fog of War? The Role of Combat, Selection, and Policy in Veterans Long Run Outcomes."

    Fall 2021 Series

    • September 17th, 2021 @ 2:30pm - 3:45pm Robert Frank (Cornell University)
      "The Case for Adding Darwin to Behavioral Economics"
    • November 5th, 2021 @ 2:30pm -3:45pm Ren Zhang (Texas State University)
      "Shock-Dependent Exchange Rate Pass-Through: Evidence Based on a Narrative Sign Approach for Japan"
    • November 19th, 2021 @ 2:30pm-3:45pm Dilip Mookherjee (Boston University)
      "Decentralized Targeting of Agricultural Credit Programs: Private versus Political Intermediaries"

    Spring 2021 Series

    • January 22, 2021 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Keith Bender (University of Aberdeen)
      "Employment Contracts and Stress:  Experimental Evidence"

    • February 5, 2021 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Joseph Kopecky (Trinity College Dublin)
      "The Murder-Suicide of the Rentier: Population Aging and the Risk Premium"

    • February 26, 2021 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm M. Saif Mehkari (University of Richmond)
      "Regional Consumption Responses and the Aggregate Fiscal Multiplier"

    • March 19, 2021 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Erin Wolcott (Middlebury College)
      "How Does the Dramatic Rise of CPS Non-Response Impact Labor Market Indicators?"

    • April 16, 2021 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Amir Goren (University of California, Irvine)
      "The Taylor Principle and Inflation Targeting without a Phillips Curve"

    • April 30, 2021 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm MD Hasan (Colgate University)
      "A General Equilibrium Model of Natural Resources and Civil Conflicts: Policy Implications"

    Fall 2020 Series

    •  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"

    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"