Department of Economics - University of Wisconsin - Whitewater | Undergraduate Programs - Wisconsin, USA

Seminars Workshops and Presentation Schedule

The departmental seminar series is organized by Dr Shreyasee Das (Micro) and Dr. Eylem Ersal (Macro) and is normally held on Wednesday afternoons. If you would like to present, or have any questions, please feel free to contact them.

Spring 2014

Fall 2013



Spring 2014

Spring Seminar Schedule:

January - February: Job Market Candidates

February 19th (Micro)

David Welsch, UW-Whitewater

Topic: The Relationship between Student Transfers and District Academic Performance: Accounting for Feedback Effects

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

February 26th (Micro)

Shreyasee Das, UW-Whitewater

Topic: The Impact of Temporary Work Guarantee Programs on Children's Education: Evidence from the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Guarantee Act from India

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

March 5th (Macro)

Kundan Kishor, UW-Milwaukee

Topic: TBA

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

March 12th (Macro)

Tino Berger, University of Cologne (Cancelled)

Topic: TBA

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

April 2nd (Micro)

Lihan Liu, UW-Madison

Topic: Rural-Urban Migration in China and Education Welfare Differential

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

April 9th (Macro)

Yamin Ahmad, UW-Whitewater

Topic: Outliers and Persistence in Threshold Autoregressive Processes: A Puzzle?

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

April 23rd (Macro)

Eylem Ersal, UW-Whitewater

Topic: TBA

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

May 7th (Macro)

Alejandro Badel, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Topic: TBA

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306


Fall 2013

September 18th (Micro)

Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, UW-Madison

Topic: Women's Empowerment, Gender Bias ans Susu Collection in Ghana

Time 3:40pm
Room: HH 4306

September 25th (Macro)

Scott Swisher, UW-Madison

Topic: The Historical Evolution of Finanical Exchanges

Time 3:40pm
Room: HH 4306

October 2nd (Macro)

Cheng-Ying Yang, UW-Madison

Topic: Foreign-Currency Debt and Government Spending Shocks

Time 3:40pm
Room: HH 4306

October 4th (Micro) Note: Seminar is on Friday

Sanjukta Chaudhuri, UW-Eau Claire

Topic: Violence Against Women in India

Time 10:00
Room: HH4306

October 9th (Micro)

Irina Merkuryeva, UW-Madison

Topic: Late Career Job Loss and the Decision to Retire

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

October 16th (Micro)

Lindsay Jacobs, UW-Madison

Topic: Increasing Labor Force Participation among Older Males: Can Changes in Occupational Composition Explain the Trend?

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

October 23rd (Macro)

James Feigenbaum, Utah State University

Topic: Optimal Decumulation of Assets in General Equilibrium.

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

October 30th (Micro)

Jennifer Alex-Garcia, UW-Madison

Topic: Only One Tree From Each Seed? Environmental Effectiveness and Poverty Alleviation in Programs of Payments for Ecosystem Service.

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

November 6th (Macro)

Kurt Lunsford, UW-Madison

Topic: A Model for Forecasting Residential Investment

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

November 13th (Micro)

Serafin Grundl, UW-Madison

Topic: Price Alerts and Intertemporal Substitution with Frequent price Changes

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

November 20th (Micro)

Zhentong Lu, UW-Madison

Topic: Estimating Demand for Differentiated Products with an Incomplete Model of Consideration Set Generation

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

December 4th (Macro)

Nalini Prasad, UW-Madison

Topic: Sterilized Interventions and Capital Controls

Time 3:40
Room: HH4306

Location

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809 W. Starin Road
Whitewater, WI 53190

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