Seminars in Economics

Unless it is indicated, all seminars will be held in the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business Administration, Room N116 from 2:00-3:30pm.

Spring 2015 Seminars Schedule


February 6, 2015

Omid Ardekani, UW-Milwaukee

"On the Effectiveness of Inflation Targeting: Evidence from Semi/nonparametric Approach"

 February 20, 2015 

Jeffery Racine, McMaster University
"Direct Nonparametric Conditional Quantile Estimation"

March 13, 2015

Mona Khadem Sameni, UW-Milwaukee
"The Relationship between Nonstandard Work Schedules and Substance Use: New Evidence from the NLSY97"

March 27, 2015

Lorenz Kueng, Northwestern University                                                                                                                                                                                                                 "Does Household Consumption Respond to News or Dividend Payments? Evidence from Alaska"

April 3, 2015

Enghin Atalay, UW-Madison
"How Important are Sectoral Shocks?"

April 17, 2015

Ke-Li Xu, Texas A & M
"Subvector Inference in Local Regression"

April 24, 2015

Kirill Evdokimov, Princeton University  
"Efficient Estimation with Finite Number of Simulations per Observation"

May 1, 2015

Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago  
"Taste Heterogeneity, Trade Costs, and Global Market Outcomes in the Automobile Industry."