Spring 2001

Seminars in International Economics

Spring 2001 Seminar Schedule

January 26, 2001

Sunwoong Kim (UW-Miwaukee) and Ju-Ho Lee (KDI School of Public Policy and Management – Korea)
“Demand for Education and Development State: Private Tutoring in South Korea”

January 29, 2001

Robert Mohr, University of Texas at Austin
“Environment Performance Standards and the Adoption of Technology”

January 29, 2001

Jill Holman, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
“International Transmission of Anticipated Inflation Under Alternative Exchange-Rate Regimes”

January 31, 2001

Yukako Ono, Brown University
“Putsourcing Business Service and the Scope of Local Markets”

February 2, 2001

Antu Murshid, Rutgers University
“Echoes From the Past: Are Global Financial Crisis Reasserting Themselves? An Analysis Based on Extreme Value Theory”

February 5, 2001

David Jaeger, Hunter College and CUNY
“Local Labor Markets, Admission Categories, and Immigrant Location Choice”

February 12, 2001

Christopher Adams, UW-Madison
“The Use of Profit Sharing When Workers Make Decisions: Evidence from a Survey of Manufacturing Workers”

February 14, 2001

Todd Elder, Northwestern University
“Reemployment Patterns of Displaced Older Workers”

March 2, 2001

Avik Chakrabarti, UW-Milwaukee
“Do Nations that Trade More Have a More Unequal Distribution of Income?”

March 9, 2001

Russ Kashian (Marquette University) and Mark Skidmore (UW-Whitewater)
“Preserving Agricultural Land via Property Assessment Policy and the Willingness to Pay for Land Preservation”

March 30, 2001

Carl Campbell, Northern Illinois University
“A Model of the Determinants of Effort”

April 6, 2001

Charles Noussair, Purdue University
“Monetary and Non-Monetary Punishment in the Voluntary Contributions Mechanism”

April 13, 2001

Lilian Ng, School of Business Administration, UW-Milwaukee
“Do Domestic and Foreign Fund Managers Have Similar Preference for Stock Characteristics? A Cross -Country Analysis”

April 27, 2001

Keith Bender, UW-Milwaukee
“Socio-economic Factors and Health Status of the Elderly”

May 4, 2001

Jam Alm, Georgia State University
“Taxpayer Responses to the Tax Reform Act of 1986”