Spring 2008

Seminars in International Economics

Spring 2008 Seminar Schedule

January 30, 2008

Emily Conover, UC-Berkley
“Manipulation of Social Program Eligibility: Detection, Explanations, and Consequences for Empirical Research”

January 31, 2008

Rosanna Chan, University of Michigan
“Financial Constraints, Working Capital, and the Dynamic Behavior of the Firm”

February 1, 2008

Le Wang, University of Minnesota Population Center
“Is the Quality-Quantity Trade-Off a Trade-Off for All, None or Some?”

February 5, 2008

Li Han, Harvard University
“Marketing Politics? Economic Reforms and the Selection of Political Elites in China”

February 6, 2008

Aparajita Goyal, University of Maryland
“Information Technology and Rural Markets: Theory and Evidence from a Unique Intervention in Central India”

February 6, 2008

Dean Scrimgeour, UC-Berkely
“Empirical Evidence on International Monetary Spillovers”

February 7, 2008

Kevin Thom, John Hopkins University
“Repeated Circular Migration: Theory and Evidence”

February 29, 2008

Marzieh Bolhasani, UW-Milwaukee
“Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on the Canadian-U.S. Trade: Evidence from Industry Level Data”

March 7, 2008

Kundan Kishor, UW-Milwaukee
“Has the Asymmetric Information between the Federal Reserve and Private Forecasters Changed?”

March 28, 2008

Joshua Shindell, UW-Milwaukee
“Deregulation and CEO Risk Compensation: The Effects of Economic Regulation on CEO Compensation Packages”

April 4, 2008

Olga Yakusheva, Marquette University
“A New Look at the Return to Education: Is Relevance Relevant?”

April 11, 2008

John List, University of Chicago
“Field Experiments in Economics”

April 18, 2008

Joe Kaboski, Ohio State University
“Finance and Development: A Take of Two Sectors”

April 25, 2008

Abigail Wozniak, University of Notre Dame
“Labor Reallocation over the Business Cycle: New Evidence from Internal Migration”

May 2, 2008

Steven Tucker, Canterbury University
“Trust Signaling”