Fall 2016

Seminars in the Center for Research on International Economics and the Department of 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 2016 Seminars Schedule

September 16, 2016

Zheng Wang, Capital University of Economics and Business, China
“Help Us to Help You: How Consumer Data Can Alter Quality Races.”

September 23, 2016

Andrea Ghent, UW-Madison
“Asset Insulators”

September 30, 2016

Seema Jayachandran, Northwestern University
“Cash for Carbon: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Deforestation”

October 7, 2016

Stephen Cole, Marquette University
“The Effectiveness of Central Bank Forward Guidance under Inflation and Price-Level Targeting”

October 14, 2016

Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago
“Dancing with the Stars: Interactions and Human Capital Accumulation”

October 21, 2016

Scott Baker, Northwestern University
“Response to Sales Tax Changes: Who, When, How and Why?”

October 28, 2016

Subhayu Bandyopadhyay, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
“Disentangling the Wage Impacts of Offshoring on a Developing Country: Theory and Policy”

November 4, 2016

Sarah Imlau, UW-Milwaukee
“The International Trade Credit Channel: Implications for Industry Investment”

November 11, 2016

Alan Sorensen, UW-Madison
“Information and Innovation Diffusion: The Case of Pharmaceuticals inn the U.S.”

November 18, 2016

Jeffrey Grogger, University of Chicago
“Speech and Wages”

December 2, 2016

Stephane Bonhomme, University of Chicago
“Discretizing Unobserved Heterogeneity”

December 9, 2016

Scott Drewianka, UW-Milwaukee
“Estimating Heterogeneity in Lifetime Earnings Risk”