Seminars in Economics

Unless it is indicated, all seminars will be held in the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business Administration, Room N110 from 2:00-3:30pm.

Spring 2014 Seminars Schedule


February 14, 2014

Mehdi Shoja, UW-Milwaukee 
"Measures of Uncertainty and Disagreement of Economic Forecasters"   

February 21, 2014  

Nolan Kopkin, UW-Milwaukee  
"Evidence of Discrimination Against Blacks in the Market for Home Loans Exploiting Spatial Differences in Prejudicial Attitudes"

February 28, 2014

David Walsch, UW-Whitewater 
""The Relationship between Student Transfers and District Academic Performance: Accounting for Feedback Effects"

 March 7, 2014 

Chritoph Rothe, Columbia University

"Semiparametric Estimation and Inference Using Doubly Robust Moment Conditions"

March 28, 2014

Jesse Gregory, University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Structural Estimation of an Equilibrium Model with Spillovers: Program Evaluation of Post-Katrina Rebuilding Grants"

April 4, 2014

Kelsey Jack, Tufts University

“Seasonal credit constraints and agricultural labor supply: Evidence from Zambia"

April 11, 2014

Jed DeVaro, Californiia State University-East Bay  

"The Signaling Role of Promotions: New Evidence from European Firms"

April 18, 2014

Saleh S. Tabrizy, UW-Milwaukee

“Industrial Research and Development and Real Exchange Rate Depreciation in a Small Open Economy."

April 25, 2014

Avik Chakrabarti, UW-Milwaukee 

“Cross-Border Mergers and Vertical Integration"

May 2, 2014

Konar Mutafoglu, University of Queensland-Australia 

“The Role of Behavioural Economics in Building up Climate Resilience"