Seminars in International Economics

Spring 2002 Seminar Schedule

January 22, 2002

Scott J. Adams, University of Michigan
"Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Job Change"

January 23, 2002

Jin Seo Cho, University of California-San Diego
"Testing the Number of Regimes in the Regime Switching Model"

January 24, 2002

Kalena E. Cortes, University of California-Berkeley
"Are Refugees Different from Economic Immigrants? Some Empirical Evidence on the Heterogeneity of Immigrant Groups in the United States"

January 25, 2002

Parantap Basu, Fordham University
"Liquidity Constraints and Firms' Investment Return Behavior"

January 25, 2002

Xuemei Lui, UC-Berkeley
"Optimal Trade and Environmental Governance Areas"

January 28, 2002

Santanu Roy, Florida International University
"On Markets with Entry and Adverse Selection"

January 29, 2002

Isaac McFarlin, Northwestern University
"Do Schoolteachers Make Better Parents?"

January 30, 2002

Iruna Solyankia, University of Rochestter
"Semiparametric Efficient Estimation of a Dynamic Hedging Model"

January 31, 2002

Niloy Bose, University of Manchester
"Information, Imitation and Growth"

February 1, 2002

Matthew D. McGinty, University of California at Santa Cruz
"Incentive Compatibility in International Emissions Agreements Between Asymmetric Countries"

February 11, 2002

Nicole Maetas, University of California, Berkeley
"Labor, Love & Leisure: Complementarily and the Timing of Retirement by Working Couples"

February 13, 2002

Aydogan Ulker, University of Texas at Austin
"Household Structure, Welfare, and Social Insurance of the Elderly"

March 8, 2002

Rebecca Neumann and Jill Holman, UW-Milwaukee
"Globalization and Tax Policy"

March 15, 2002

Antu Murshid, UW-Milwaukee
"Growing Up With Capital Flows"

April 11, 2002

Greg M. Allenby, Marketing, Ohio State University
"A Choice Model for Packaged Goods: Dealing with Quantities and Quantity Discounts"

April 12, 2002

John Douglas Skatun, University of Aberdeen
"Plagues and Epidemics: Communicable Illness and Its Effect on Economic Behavior"

April 19, 2002

Mark Skidmore, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
"Do Motor Fuel Sales-Below-Cost Laws Lower Prices?"

May 3, 2002

Arnold Zellner, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Chicago
"Bayesian Point and Turning Point Forecasting Techniques with Applications"