Spring 2009

Seminars in International Economics

Unless it is indicated, all seminars will be held in the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business Adminstration, Room N110 from 2:00-3:30pm.

Spring 2009 Seminar Schedule

March 6, 2009

Ralf Meisenzahl, Northwestern University
“Organization Matters: Trade Union Behavior during Peace and War”

March 13, 2009

Steffen Habermalz, Northwestern University
“Rational Inattention and Employer Learning”

March 27, 2009

Lukasz Drozd, UW-Madison
“Understanding International Prices: Customers as Capital”

April 3, 2009

Kin Blackburn, University of South Carolina
“The Prevalence and Impact of Misstated Incomes on Mortgage Loan Applications”

April 17, 2009

Andrew Feltenstein, National Science Foundation
“High Growth and Low Consumption in East Asia: How to Improve Welfare While Avoiding Financial Failures”

April 24, 2009

Raaj Sah, University of Chicago
“Parental Choices and Selective Abortion of Females”

May 8, 2009

Rajarshi Mitra and Avik Chakrabarti, UW-Milwaukee
“Skilled-Unskilled Wage Inequality and Offshore Outsourcing with Asymmetric Adjustment Costs”