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 2013 Seminars Schedule

September 20, 2013

Lee Lockwood, Northwestern University
"Incidental Bequest: Bequest Motives and the Choice to Self-Insure Late-Life Risks"

September 27, 2013

Javier Bianchi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Optimal Time-Consistent Macroprudential Policy in an Equilibrium Model of Overbprrowing and Financial Crisis"

October 4, 2013

Glen Weyl, University of Chicago
"Pass-Through and Demand Forms"

October 11, 2013

Mark Hoekstra, Texas A & M University 
"Behavioral Responses to Increased Household Fuel Economy: Regression Discontinuity Evidence"

October 25, 2013

John Cawley, Cornell University
"The Effect of Education on Obesity - Evidence from the Vietnam War Era"

November 1, 2013

Refik Soyer, The George Washington University
"Bayesian Methods for Assessment of Health Care Fraud"

November 8, 2013 

Corbett Grainger, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Property Rights, Regulatory Capture, and Exploitation of Natural Resources"

November 15, 2013

Zheng Wang, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"How to license a transport innovation in spatial price discrimination”

November 22, 2013

Scott Adams, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Seat Belt Use among Drunk Drivers"

December 6, 2013

Karim Chalak, Boston College
"Identification of Average Effects under Magnitude and Sign Restrictions on Confounding"