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 2010 Seminars Schedule

September 24, 2010

Hamid Mohtadi, UW-Milwaukee
"Systematic Risk and Long Tails: The Case of Banks' Loan Portfolio"

October 1, 2010

Ananth Seshadri, UW-Madison
"Health and Wealth over the Life-Cycle"

October 8, 2010

Tom Chaney, University of Chicago
"The Network Structure of International Trade"

October 15, 2010

Todd Sarver, Northwestern University
"A Subjective Model of Temporal Preferences"

October 22, 2010

Esfandiar Maasoumi, Emory University
"Discriminating between Distributions: Moving Away from Comparing Just the Mean and other Moments" 

November 5, 2010

Mohammad Mirhosseini, Northern Illinois University
"Optimal Wages for Politicians"

November 12, 2010 

Niloy Bose, Antu Murshid, and Chitralekha Rath, UW-Milwaukee
 "Finance and Property Rights: Exploring other Directions"

November 19, 2010 

Jay Wilson, Michigan State University
"Tax Competition with and without Tax Discrimination Against Domestic Firms"

December 3, 2010

Steffan Habermaltz, Northwestern University
"Teaching Causal Inference in Undergraduate Econometric"

December 7, 2010

Laura Ellyn Grant, UC-Santa Barbara
"The Response to Third-Party Ratings: Evidence of the Effects on Charitable Contributions"

December 9, 2010

Ping Yu, University of Auckland
"The Bootstrap in Threshold Regression"

December 10, 2010

Chuan Goh, University of Toronto
"Specification Analysis of Structural Quantile Regression Models"

December 13, 2010

Damian Bickett, UC-Berkeley 
"Water Marketing in California:Murky Water Rights, Legal Changes and Groundwater"