Seminars in International Economics

Fall 2002 Seminar Schedule

Friday, September 13, 2002

K. Bender, H. Mirhda and J. Peoples, UW-Milwaukee
"Hospital Labor Costs: Evidence from Relative Wages of Janitors"

Friday, September 20, 2002

Markos Mamalakis, UW-Milwaukee
"Measuring the Role of Government in Developing and Transition Countries"

Friday, September 27, 2002

Daniel Hamermesh, University of Texas at Austin
"Using Subjective Outcomes in Economics, with an Application to Time Stress"

Friday, October 4, 2002

Avik Chakrabarti, UW-Milwaukee
"Asymmetric Adjustment Costs (AAC) Hypothesis & the Heckshcer-Ohlin-Samuelson Model: Theory & Evidence"

Friday, October 11, 2002

Uwe Jirjahn, University of Hannover-Germany
"Works Councils and Environmental Investment: Theory and Evidence from German Panel Data"

Friday, October 18, 2002

Scott Drewianka, UW-Milwaukee
"Commitment"

Friday, October 25, 2002

Hamid Mohtadi (UW-Milwaukee) and Jean Kinsey (University of Minnesota)
"Information Exchange and Strategic Behavior in Supply Chains"

Friday, November 8, 2002

Justin Tobias, University of California-Irvine
"Estimation, Learning and Parameters of Interest in a Selection Model with Multiple Endogenous Outcomes"

Friday, November 22, 2002

Woojin Lee, Northern Illinois University
"Racialism and Redistribution in the United States: 1972-1992"