Seminar Listing

2019
Semester: Fall
Date Title/Speaker Location/Seminar Type
Friday, August 30, 2019 3:30pm The Economics of Negative Interest Rates and Exemption Thresholds
Romina Ruprecht
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, September 13, 2019 3:30pm Algorithmic Risk Assessment in the Hands of Humans
Jennifer Doleac
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, September 27, 2019 12:00pm Honest Signaling in Academic Publishing
Karthik Panchanathan
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, October 11, 2019 3:30pm Does When You Die Depend on Where You Live? Evidence from Hurricane Katrina
Tatyana Deryugina
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, October 18, 2019 12:00pm What Can Climate Science Learn from Econometrics?
Zack Miller
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, November 1, 2019 3:30pm When Don't Developing Countries Benefit from Capital Account Liberalization? The Role of Labor Market Institutions
Jun Nie
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, November 8, 2019 12:00pm How Can an Applied Economist Help? Topics on Child Health Research, Energy Policy, and Research Design
Adreinne Ohler
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, November 15, 2019 3:30pm Informality, Frictional Markets and Monetary Policy
Mohammed Ait Lahcen
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Semester: Spring
Date Title/Speaker Location/Seminar Type
Monday, January 14, 2019 3:30pm Price and Quality Responses of the Restaurant Industry to Increases in the Minimum Wage
Chelsea Crain
Middlebush 212
Regular Seminar
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 3:30pm Universal Public Childcare and Women Labor Force Participation in Brazil
Viviane Sanfelice
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:30pm Relaxing Conditional Independence in an Endogenous Binary Response Model
Alyssa Carlson
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, January 25, 2019 3:30pm The Impact of Economic Opportunity on Criminal Behavior: Evidence from the Fracking Boom
Brittany Street
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, March 1, 2019 3:30pm Investigating the Biomedical Workforce: Gender, Field of Study, and Retention
Ann Winkler
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, March 15, 2019 12:00pm Finite-Sample Improvement for IV Quantile Regression
Xin Liu
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:30pm Taking a Knee: Effect of NFL Player Protests on Subsequent Employment
Christopher Jepsen
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, April 5, 2019 3:30pm Job Market Signaling through Occupational Licensing
Peter Blair
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, April 19, 2019 3:30pm Why Did Indian Female Labor Force Participation Decline? Evidence from a Model of Household Labor Supply
Smriti Bhargava
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, May 3, 2019 3:30pm The Welfare and Distributional Effects of Fiscal Volatility: a Quantitative Evaluation
Jinhui Bai
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
2018
Semester: Fall
Date Title/Speaker Location/Seminar Type
Friday, October 5, 2018 12:00pm Smoothed GMM for Quantile Models
Xin Liu
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, October 5, 2018 12:30pm High-Order Frequentist Coverage Probability of Bayesian Bootstrap Credible Intervals for Quantiles
Lonnie Hofmann
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, October 12, 2018 3:30pm Manufacturer's Entry in the Product-Sharing Market
Baojun Jiang
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Friday, November 2, 2018 12:00pm On the Instability of Banks and other Financial Intermediaries
Chao Gu
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, November 9, 2018 3:30pm Violence and Economic Growth: How the Past Informs the Present
Lisa Cook
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Friday, December 7, 2018 3:30pm Down to the Last Strike: The Effect of the “Jury Lottery” on Conviction Rates
Scott Kostyshak
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Semester: Spring
Date Title/Speaker Location/Seminar Type
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:30pm The value of randomized trials for efficacy in oncology: Lessons from off-label prescribing
Rebecca McKibbin
Middlebush Room 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, January 19, 2018 3:30pm Whose help is on the way? The importance of individual police officers in law enforcement outcomes
Emily Weisburst
Middlebush 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, January 26, 2018 3:30pm Household Bundling to Reduce Adverse Selection: Application to Social Health Insurance
Anh Nguyen, Columbia University
Middlebush Room 211
Regular Seminar
Monday, February 19, 2018 3:30pm Endogenous Market Structure: Over-the-Counter versus Exchange Trading
Ji Hee Yoon
Mumford Hall, Room 321
Regular Seminar
Friday, February 23, 2018 3:30pm Seminar on big data
Thomas Fomby
Middlebush Room 12
Regular Seminar
Thursday, March 8, 2018 4:00pm "A Career in Chaos: Early Warnings of Big Changes"
William A. "Buz" Brock
Leadership Auditorium (Student Center 2501)
Regular Seminar
Friday, March 9, 2018 12:00pm Determinants of Corruption in State Legislatures: Why are Democrats so Dirty?
Jeff Milyo
129 Professional Buiding
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, March 16, 2018 3:30pm "The Costs and Benefits of Caring: Aggregate Burdens of an Aging Population"
Nicholas Pretnar
Middlebush Room 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, April 6, 2018 12:00pm The Labor Market Effects of U.S. Reemployment Policy: Lessons from an Analysis of Four Programs during the Great Recession
Peter Mueser
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, April 13, 2018 3:30pm "A Quantile-Based Approach to Improve Volatility Forecasting and Value-at-Risk Prediction."
Professor Heejoon Han
Middlebush Room 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, April 27, 2018 12:00pm The Value of a Liberal Education
Richard Wallace
Professional Building 104
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, April 27, 2018 3:30pm "What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do? Evidence from the Illinois Workplace Wellness Study"
Professor Damon Jones
Middlebush Hall Room 211
Regular Seminar
Friday, May 4, 2018 3:30pm "Do Firms Skimp on Quality in Competitive Markets? Evidence from Drug Manufacturing"
Professor David Ridley
Middlebush Room 211
Regular Seminar
2017
Semester: Fall
Date Title/Speaker Location/Seminar Type
Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00pm Should I Sell on an Online Marketplace Platform or Build My Own Website?
Oksana Loginova
129 Professional Building, 1-2pm
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, September 15, 2017 12:00pm Dating Hiatuses: A Statistical Model of the Recent Hiatus in Global Warming – and the Next One
Zack Miller
129 Professional Building, noon-1pm
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, September 22, 2017 3:30pm Credit Building or Credit Crumbling? Selection and Treatment Effects of a Credit Building Loan Product
Dean Karlan
212 Middlebush, 3:30-5pm
Regular Seminar
Monday, October 2, 2017 1:00pm Capital Requirement, Bank Competition and the Effects on Welfare
Xingpeng Wei
129 Professional Building, 1-2pm
Brown-bag Seminar
Monday, October 9, 2017 1:00pm The Benefits of Alternatives to Conventional College: Labor-Market Returns to For-profit Schooling
Peter Mueser
129 Professional Building, 1-2pm
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, October 27, 2017 3:30pm Estimation of a Partially Linear Regression in Triangular Systems
Carlos Martins-Filho
212 Middlebush, 3:30-5pm
Regular Seminar
Friday, November 3, 2017 12:00pm Dynamic Factors and Climate Uncertainty in Global Commodity Market
Kyungsik Nam
129 Professional Building, noon-1pm
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, December 1, 2017 3:30pm The Effects of Conventional and Unconventional Monetary Policy: A New Identification Procedure
Atsushi Inoue
212 Middlebush, 3:30-5pm
Regular Seminar
Semester: Spring
Date Title/Speaker Location/Seminar Type
Friday, January 20, 2017 3:30pm Lab and Field Experiments in Global Health
Julian Jamison
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Friday, January 27, 2017 3:30pm Stein Combination Shrinkage for Vector Autoregressions
Bruce Hansen
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Friday, February 10, 2017 3:30pm Heterogeneous Production Functions, Panel Data, and Productivity Dispersion
Jeremy Fox
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Friday, February 17, 2017 3:30pm Impacts of Education, Occupational Skills Training, Employment Services, and Mentoring for Young At-Risk Parents: Preliminary Impact Findings from the Young Parents Demonstration Evaluation
Burt Barnow
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Friday, March 3, 2017 3:30pm Spatial Heterogeneity of Climate Change as an Experiential Basis for Skepticism
Robert Kaufmann
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Friday, March 10, 2017 3:30pm Off to the Right Start? The Impact of School Start Times on Student Learning
Melinda Sandler Morrill
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00pm Local Climate Sensitivity: A Statistical Approach for a Spatially Heterogeneous Planet
Zack Miller
129 Professional Building
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, April 7, 2017 3:30pm Early Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Health Care Access, Risky Health Behaviors, and Self-Assessed Health
Charles Courtemanche, Georgia State University
212 Middlebush, 3:30 p.m.
Regular Seminar
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 3:30pm Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions
Greg Duncan, University of California - Irvine
Leadership Auditorium, Student Center
Regular Seminar
Friday, April 21, 2017 3:30pm How Prevalent Is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages?
Gary Solon, University of Arizona
212 Middlebush
Regular Seminar
Monday, May 1, 2017 3:30pm Haze and Decision Making: A Natural Laboratory Experiment
Chew, Soo Hong, National University of Singapore
211 Middlebush, 3:30 pm
Regular Seminar
2016
Semester: Fall
Date Title/Speaker Location/Seminar Type
Friday, September 9, 2016 3:30pm Educational Choice, Rural-urban Migration and Economic Development: The Role of Zhaosheng in China
Ping Wang - Washington University, St. Louis
Middlebush 132
Regular Seminar
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:00pm Where's the Envelope?
David Mandy
129 Professional Bulding
Brown-bag Seminar
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 12:00pm Nonlinear Cointegrating Regression of Earth's Surface Mean Temperature Anomalies on Total Radiative Forcing
Kyungsik Nam
129 Professional Bulding
Brown-bag Seminar
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:00pm Sourcing Co-Created Products: Should your Suppliers Collaborate?
Oksana Loginova
129 Professional Bulding
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, October 21, 2016 3:30pm Identification of Quantity-Quality Trade off with Imperfect Fertility Control
Juan Pantano, Washington University
Middlebush 309
Regular Seminar
Friday, November 4, 2016 3:30pm Spurious Cross Sectional and Mindless Panel Regressions
Donggyu Sul, University of Texas - Dallas
Middlebush 309
Regular Seminar
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:00pm Classroom Technology and Econ 1014
Mike Podgursky
129 Professional Bulding
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, November 11, 2016 3:30pm Political Competition and the Dynamics of Parties and Candidates
Stefan Krasa, University of Illinois - Urbana
Middlebush 309
Regular Seminar
Friday, November 18, 2016 12:00pm Optimal Energy Taxation in Cities
Jan Brueckner
129 Professional Bulding
Brown-bag Seminar
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:00pm GMM-Type Quantile Regression
David Kaplan
129 Professional Bulding
Brown-bag Seminar
Friday, December 9, 2016 3:30pm Platform Competition with Endogenous Homing
Thomas Jeitschko
Middlebush 309
Regular Seminar