Fall 2006

Seminars in International Economics

Fall 2006 Seminar Schedule

Friday, September 22, 2006

Amanda Felkey, Cornell University
“Will You Covenant Me? An Empirical Look at a New Type of Marriage”

Friday, September 29, 2006

Jirjahn Ure, University of Hanover
“Spillovers Stimulate Incremental or Drastic Innovations? Hypotheses and Evidence from German Establishment Data”

Friday, October 6, 2006

Ali Hortascu, University of Chicago
“Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity, and Prices”

Friday, October 13, 2006

Scott Adams, UW-Milwaukee
“Using an Exogenous Change in Drunk Driving Behavior to Test Deterrence Options”

Friday, October 20, 2006

Rob Simmons, Lancaster University
“Does it Always Pay to Specialize? The Story from the Gridiron”

Friday, October 27, 2006

Francisco Buera, Northwestern University
“The Rise of the Service Economy”

Friday, November 10, 2006

Johanna Hertel, UW-Madison
“Efficient Risk Sharing with Adverse Selection and Enforcement Constraints”

Friday, December 1, 2006

Salvatore Capasso, University of Naples (Italy)
“Financial Aid, Inefficient Government Spending and Economic Growth”