Seminars and Workshops

Seminars Workshops and Presentation Schedule

The Fall departmental seminar series is organized by Dr. Yamin Ahmad and is normally held on Monday afternoons, excepting the first Monday of the month and unless otherwise noted. If you would like to present, or have any questions, please feel free to contact him.

Fall 2016

Spring 2017


Spring 2017

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

February 3rd (Talk for MS Applied Econ Students)
Thomas Haasl, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Topic: Economics Job Market

February 20th (Talk for MS Applied Econ Students)
Pat Fogarty, Christensen Associates Economic Consulting
Topic: Economic Analyst and Consulting

February 27th (Macro)
Kamila Sommer, Federal Reserve Board
Topic: Student Loans and Home Ownership

March 13th (Micro)
Yunsun Huh, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Topic: Gender Empowerment and Educational Attainment of US Immigrants and their Home-Country Counterparts

March 15th (Micro)
Gabe Courey, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Topic: Gender and Racial Wage Differentials in the Nonprofit Sector: Are Hopsitals Different
March 17th (Micro)
Brian Towell, Purdue University
Topic: Son Perference and Wage Discrimination

March 21st (Micro)
David Welsch, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Topic: TBD

March 29th (Macro)
Jim Feigenbaum, Utah State University
Topic: Taxes and Illegal Immigration
April 10th (Macro)
James Murray, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Topic: TBD

April 17th (Talk for MS Applied Econ Students)
Eric Cramer, UW-W Alum
Topic: Job Market

April 25th (Micro)

Linh Pham, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Topic: Can energy taxes promote innovation in renewable electricity generation?


Fall 2016

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

October 11th (Macro)
Olena Staveley-O'Carroll, College of the Holy Cross
Topic: Impact of Pension System Structure on International Financial Capital Allocation

October 17th (Micro)
Alex Wood-Doughty, UC Santa Barbara
Topic: Do Employers Learn from Public, Subjective Performance Reviews?

October 24th (Macro)
Lena Ogrokhina, Lafayette College
Topic: The Role of Inflation Targeting in Debt Denomination in Developing Countries

October 31st (Micro)
Nabamita Dutta, University of Wisconsin LaCrosse
Topic: Can Financial Development and Checks and Balances act as Sustitutes or Complements?

November 14th (Micro)
Gabe Courey, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Topic: Gender and Racial Wage Differentials in the Nonprofit Sector: Are Hopsitals Different

November 21st (Macro)
Sujata Saha, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Topic: Do changes in exchange rates have symmetric or asymmetric effects on stock prices?

November 28th (Micro)
Linh Pham, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Topic: Can energy taxes promote innovation in renewable electricity generation?