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 2010 Seminars Schedule

January 15, 2010

 Maria Ponomareva, Northwestern University
 "Inference in Models Defined by Conditional Moment Inequalities with Continous Covariates"

January 19, 2010

 Zaichao Du, Indiana University
 "Nonparametric Bootstrap Tests for Independence of Generalized Errors"

January 21, 2010

 Yu-Chin Hsu,  University of Texas-Austin
 "Testing for Stochastic Dominance in Treatment Effects"

January 22, 2010

 Suyong Song,   University of California-San Diego
 "Identification and Estimation of Nonseparable Models with Measurement Errors"

February 19, 2010

 Aron Siegel,  Northwestern University
 "Head Starts in all-Pay Contests"

February 26, 2010

Olga Yakusheva,  Marquette University
"Peer Effects and the Freshman 15: Evidence from a Natural Experiment" 

March 5, 2010

Florenz Plassmann,  UNational Science Foundation
"Pricing of Externalities with Uncerttain Costs"          

April 2, 2010 

Parviz Alivand,  UW-Parkside
"Housing Market and Social Wastes of Free Entry" 

April 9, 2010 

Tibor Besedes,  Georgia Institute of Technology
"Age Effects and Heuristics in Decesion Making"

April 16, 2010 

Antonio Galvao, UW-Milwaukee
"Which Quantile is the Most Informative? Maximum Entropy Quantile Regression"

April 30, 2010

Ricardo Serrano-Padial, UW-Madison
"Information Aggregation and Mispricing in Asset Markets"