Fall 2012

Seminars in Economics

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

Fall 2012 Seminars Schedule

September 21, 2012

Richard Van Weelden, University of Chicago
“Re-election Through Division”

September 28, 2012

Joris Pinkse, Penn State
“Classical Laplace Estimation for Cube Root–n—Consistent Estimators: Improved Convergence Ratesand Rate–Adoptive Inference”

October 5, 2012

Marta Lachowska, Up John Institute
“The Short-Run Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship on Student Outcomes”

October 19, 2012

Andrew Hansen, Marquette University
“Field Experiment Test for Discrimination Against Hispanics in the U.S. Rental Housing Market”

November 16, 2012

Carlos Martins, UC-Boulder
“Nonparametric estimation of conditional value-at-risk and expected shortfall based on extreme value theory”

November 30, 2012

David Berger, Northwestern University
“Consumption Dynamics During the Great Recession”