Spring 2007

Seminars in International Economics

Spring 2007 Seminar Schedule

January 28, 2007

Kundan Kishor, Texas Tech University
“International Evidence on Time Variation in a Forward-Looking Monetary Policy Rule”

February 2, 2007

Mohitosh Keiriwal, Boston University
“Testing for Multiple Structural Changes in Cointegrated Regression Models”

February 9, 2007

Paul Shea, University of Oregon
“Short-Sighted Managers and Self-Fulfilling Business Cycles”

February 23, 2007

Najiba Benabes, UW-Milwaukee
“Partial Privatization in a Mixed Oligopoly: Comparing Cournot and Stackelberg models”

March 2, 2007

Scott Hegerty, UW-Milwaukee
“The Effects of Exchange-Rate Volatility on Commodity Trade Between the U.S. and Mexico”

March 30, 2007

Lawrence Officer, University of Illinois-Chicago
“Financing the United Nations and International Monetary Fund”

April 6, 2007

Laurel Adams, Rollins College
“Public Information, Information Costs and the Location of Foreign Direct Investment”

April 13, 2007

Scott Drewianka and Tristin Coughlin, UW-Milwaukee
“Causes of Changes in Family Structure: Evidence from Longitudinal Data on U.S. States.”

April 20, 2007

Rasmus Lentz, UW-Madison
“An Empirical Model of Growth through Product Innovation”

May 4, 2007

Dan Hungerman, University of Notre Dame
“Diversity and Crowd Out: A Model of Cold-Glow Giving”

May 11, 2007

Dhammika Dharmapala, University of Connecticut
“Which Countries become Tax Havens?”