Seminars Workshops and Presentation Schedule
The departmental seminar series is organized by Professor Yamin Ahmad. If you would like to present, or have any questions, please feel free to contact him.
January - February
Job Market Candidate Flyouts
February 22nd (Friday)
Michael Babington, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
"How does Minnesota's Open Enrollment Program Affect Student Performance"
Time 2:00pm (Note: Different time to regular seminars)
Alejandro Badel, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Evelina Mengova, Governors State University
Mark Weder, University of Adelaide
October 17th (Wednesday)
Ergys Islamaj, Vassar College
"Financial Integration and Consumption Smoothing"
October 24th (Wednesday)
Hsueh-Hsiang Li, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Effects of Differential Human Capital Depreciation on Occupational Gender Segregation: Evidence from a Mixed Logit Maximum Simulated Likelihood Approach"
October 31st, (Wednesday)
Amanda Agan, University of Chicago
"The Benefits of Community College Education"
November 7th (Wednesday)
Yuan Yuan, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Funding Liquidity and Market Liquidity"
November 9th, (Friday)
Shreyasee Das, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
"Female Inheritance Rights, Status of Women and Intrahousehold Resource Allocation: Evidence from India"
Time Postponed to Spring 2013
November 14th, (Wednesday)
Saad Quayyum, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Foreign Aid and Improvements in Life Expectancy and Welfare"
November 21st, (Wednesday)
Jorg Spenkuch, University of Chicago
"On the Extent of Strategic Voting"
November 28th, (Wednesday)
Ethan Lieber, University of Chicago
"Health Insurance Reduces Search and Search Reduces Prices: Evidence from a Firm that Provides Health Care Price Information"
December 5th, (Wednesday)
Walice Ao, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Estimating the Effect of the Length of Participation of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program"
December 7th, (Wednesday)
Jessica Milli, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
"Domestic Violence and Welfare Receipt: Determining the Nature of the Relationship in the Pre- and Post- Welfare Reform Eras"
January - March
Job Market Candidate Flyouts
April 4th (Wednesday):
Ha Nguyen, World Bank
"Consumption Baskets and Currency Choice in International Borrowing"
Room: HH1001 (Please note the room change)
April 25th (Wednesday):
Justin Pierce, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
"Are All Trade Policies Created Equal? Empirical Evidence for Nonequivalent Market Power Effects of Tariffs and Quotas"
October 6th (Thursday):
George Waters, Illinois State University
"Endogenous Rational Bubbles"
October 12th (Wednesday):
Xiangrong Yu, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Family Linkages and Social Interactions in Human Capital Formation"
October 19th (Wednesday):
Anya Savikhin, University of Chicago
"Visibility of Contributions and Cost of Information: An Experiment on Public Goods"
October 26th (Wednesday):
Zhongmin Wang, Northeastern University
"Learning and Strategic Sophistication in Games: Evidence from Penny Auctions on the Internet"
Room: HH 4306
November 9th (Wednesday):
Enrique Pinzon, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Semiparametric IV Estimation and Model Selection with Many Weak Instruments and Heterosckedasticity"
Time: Postponed till April 2012.
November 10th (Thursday):
Tom Willett, Claremont Graduate University
"The Political Economy of the Euro Crisis"
November 23rd (Wednesday):
Wallice Ao, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Inflation Targeting, Credibility, and Heterogeneous Expectations"
November 28th (Monday):
Michael Coon, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
"Walking ATMs”: Do Crime Rates Affect Remittances of Mexican Migrants in the United States?"
November 30th (Wednesday):
Mai Seki, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Heterogeneous Returns to College Quality and the Value of Graduate Degree Attainment"