Fall 2017

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 N116 from 2:00-3:30pm.

Fall 2017 Seminars Schedule

September 15, 2017
Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee, UW-Milwaukee
“Value of the Dollar and House Prices in the U.S.? Evidence from State Level Data”

September 22, 2017
Martin Wurm, Moody’s Analytics
“Firm Startups, Population Growth and Domestic Migration””

September 29, 2017
Vivek Bhattacharya, Northwestern University                                                        
“An Empirical Model of R&D Procurement Contests: An Analysis of the DOD SBIR Program.”

October 6, 2017
Sumit Agarwal, Georgetown University
“Cash Demand and Consumption Response to Unanticipated Monetary Policy Shock: Evidence from Turkey”

October 13, 2017
Marti Mestieri, Northwestern University
“Structural Change with long-run income and price effects”

October 20, 2017
Michael Dinerstein, University of Chicago
“Allocative Efficiency in K-12 Education Markets”

October 27, 2017
Loren Wagner, UW-Milwaukee
“Counterfactuals and as-if justifications: A Bayesian reading of Friedman’s Methodology”

November 3, 2017
Metthew Wiswall, UW-Madison
“Schooling and Child Development”

November 10, 2017
Leonardo Bursztyn, University of Chicago
“From Extreme to Mainstream: How Social Norms Unravel”

November 17, 2017
Noureddine Echcharfi,University of Rabat, Morocco
“Monetary policy independence under pegged exchange rate regime: A trilemma perspective for Morocco”

December 1, 2017
Bill Sandholm, UW-Madison
“Best Experienced Payoff Dynamics and Cooperation in the Centipede Game”

December 8, 2017
Brian Phelan, DePaul University
Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure