Schedule of Economics Seminars and Workshops

The Fall departmental seminar series is organized by Dr. Yamin Ahmad and is normally held on Monday afternoons, from 3:30pm - 4:45pm, unless otherwise noted. If you would like to present, or have any questions, please feel free to contact him.

Spring 2018

Fall 2017


Spring 2018

All seminars this Fall semester are held in HH 4306 unless indicated otherwise.

January 29 (Macro)
Krastina Dzhambova, Boston College
Topic: When it rains it pours: fiscal policy, credit constraints and business cycles in emerging and developed economies

January 31 (Macro)
Shih-Tang Hwu, University of Washington,
Topic: Markov-switching models with unknown error distributions

February 5 (Macro)
Jean Falconer, University of Oregon
Topic: Cyclicality of US discretionary fiscal policy

March 16 (Macro)
James Staveley-O'Carroll, Babson University
Topic: TBD

March 22 (Macro)
Northern Illinois University
Topic: TBD

April 2 (Micro)
Chad Cotti, UW-Oshkosh
Topic: TBD

April 13 (Macro)
Irina Panovska, Lehigh University,
TBD

April 16 (Macro)
George Waters, Illinois State University
Topic: TBD


Fall 2017

All seminars this Fall semester are held in HH 4306 unless indicated otherwise.

October 9th (Micro)
Allison Stashko, Georgetown University
Topic: Do police maximize arrests or minimize crime? Evidence from racial profiling in U.S. cities

October 16th (Micro)
Yana Rogers, Rutgers University
Topic: The global gag rule and women's reproductive health: rhetoric vs reality

October 23rd (Micro)
Rainer Widmann, Northwestern University
Topic: Evidence from residential location choices in Switzerland

November 20th (Macro)
Jaeger Nelson, Indiana University
Topic: Medicaid's long-term care programs and the macroeconomy

November 27th (Macro)
Adam Spencer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Policy effects of international taxation on firm dynamics and capital structure

December 4th (Macro)
Janjala Chirakijja, Northwestern University
Topic: The local economic impacts of prisons