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.


Fall 2011 Seminars Schedule

September 16, 2011

Bobbi Wolfe, UW-Madison
"Income and Health: The Link and What Policy Might Do to Weaken the Link"

September 23, 2011

Mattias Doepke, Northwestern University 
"On the Optimality of a United Unit of Account"  

September 30, 2011

Ivan Canay, Northwestern University
"Distortions of Asymptotic Confidence Size in Locally Misspecified Moment Inequality Models"  

October 7, 2011

Sebastian Gay, University of Chicago
"Impact of Legislation on Cadaveric Organ Donations" 

October 14, 2011

Antonio Penta, UW-Madison
"A Robustly Efficient Auction and Informational Size" 

October 21, 2011

Drew Creal, University of Chicago
"Observation Driven Mixed-Measurement Dynamic Factor Models with an Application to Credit Risk"

October 28, 2011

Laura Grant,  UW-Milwaukee

"Strategic Responses to Third-Party Ratings: Theory and Evidence from Charities"    

November 4, 2011

Hamid Mohtadi, UW-Milwaukee
"Financial Transparency and Financial Cascades"

November 11, 2011

Maria Muniagurria, UW-Madison  
"Health and Inequality in Argentina"  

November 18, 2011 

Kyoo Kim, University of Minnesota
"Identification and Estimation in Discrete Choice Demand Models when Endogenous Variables Interact with the Error"

December 2, 2011 

Benjamin Van Kammen, UW-Milwaukee
"Compensating Differentials for Paid Leaves"   

December 9, 2011

Garth Heutel, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
"Investment Returns in Nonprofit Organizations"