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 2013 Seminars Schedule

March 1, 2013

Arthur Lewbel, Boston Collge
"Generalized Random Coefficients With Equivalence Scale Applications”

March 8, 2013

Igal Hendel, Northwestern University
"Equilibria in Health Exchanges"

March 15, 2013

Zhijie Xiao, Boston College
"More Efficient Estimation Via Quantile Regression"

April 5, 2013  

TBA

April 12, 2013

Christian Hansen, University of Chicago
"Inference on Treatment Effects after Selection Amongst High-Dimensional Controls"

April 19, 2013

Robert Staiger, UW-Madison
"Trade Disputes and Settlement"   

April 26, 2013

Steve Polasky, University of Minnesota
"Implementing Optimal Conservation: An Auction Mechanism to Address Spatially-Dependent Benefits and Asymmetric Information" 

May 3, 2013 

Mark Weder, University of Adelaide-Australia 
"Payroll Taxes, Social Insurance and Business Cycles"

May 10, 2013  

Brent Hickman, University of Chicago
"Investigating the impact of Affirmative Action on Pre-College Human Capital Investment"