Fall 2008

Seminars in International Economics

Fall 2008 Seminar Schedule

Friday, September 19, 2008

Kasey Buckles, Notre Dame University
“Season of Birth and Later Outcomes: Old Questions, New Answers”

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Raj Chetty, UC-Berkeley
“Sufficient Statistics for Welfare Analysis: A Bridge between Structural and Reduced-Form Methods”

Friday, October 10, 2008

Vladmir Mares, Washington University in St. Louis
“First and Second Price Mechanisms in Procurement and Other Asymmetric Auctions”

Friday, October 17, 2008

Dan Quint, UW-Madison
“Economics of Patent Pools”

Friday, October 24, 2008

Kwang Soo Cheong, Johns Hopkins University
“Stackelberg Competition in Dynamic Duopoly”

Friday, November 3, 2008

David Jacho-Chavez, Indiana University
“Uniformly Consistent Density Estimation in Nonparametric Regression Models”

Friday, November 7, 2008

Myungho Paik, University of Texas at Austin
“Gender differences in employment patterns by firm size and wage inequality”

Friday, November 14, 2008

Murat Mercan, UW-Milwaukee
“Transitory Earnings Shocks and the Estimation of Intergenerational Earnings Mobility”

Friday, November 21, 2008

Miao Chi, UW-Milwaukee
“Intermarriage and the Economic Assimilation of Immigrants in the United States”

Friday, December 5, 2008

Martin Wurm, UW-Milwaukee
“The Underground Economy and Access to Credit Markets: An Empirical Analysis”

Friday, December 5, 2008

Antonio Galvao Jr., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Quantile Regression for Dynamic Panel Data with Fixed Effects”