Fall 2009

Seminars in Economics

Unless it is indicated, all seminars will be held in the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business Adminstration, Room N110 from 2:00-3:30pm.

Fall 2009 Seminars Schedule

September 18, 2009

Antonio Galvaoa, UW-Milwaukee
“Threshold Quantile Autoregressive Models”

September 25, 2009

James Morely, Washington University- St. Louis
“Unplanned Inventories and the Decline in GDP Volatility”

October 2, 2009

Patrick Puhani, University of Hanover-Germany
“Switch-on and Switch-off Effects of Sick Pay Reform on Absence and Health”

October 16, 2009

Martin Boileau, University of Colorado-Boulder
“Corporate Precautionary Savings: Prudence versus Liquidity Constraints”

October 23, 2009

Paul C. Nystrom and Ehsan Soofi, UW-Milwaukee
“Identifying and Analyzing Extremes: Illustrated by CEOs’ Pay and Performance”

October 30, 2009

Amr Hosny, UW-Milwaukee
“Assessing Trade Potential Between Countries of the Greater Arab Free Trade Area”

November 6, 2009

Noah Williams, UW-Madison
“Interest Rate Rules, Inflation Risk, and Multiple Equilibria”

November 13, 2009

Sumit Agarwal, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
“Do Financial Counseling Mandates Improve Mortgage Choice and Performance?”

November 21, 2009

Amit Gandhi, UW-Madison
“Identifying Markups and Productivity from Plant Level Data”

December 4, 2009

Rebecca Neumann, UW-Milwaukee
“How National and International Financial Development Affect Industrial R & D”