Spring 2014

Seminars in Economics

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

Spring 2014 Seminars Schedule

February 14, 2014

Mehdi Shoja, UW-Milwaukee
“Measures of Uncertainty and Disagreement of Economic Forecasters”

February 21, 2014

Nolan Kopkin, UW-Milwaukee
“Evidence of Discrimination Against Blacks in the Market for Home Loans Exploiting Spatial Differences in Prejudicial Attitudes”

February 28, 2014

David Walsch, UW-Whitewater
“The Relationship between Student Transfers and District Academic Performance: Accounting for Feedback Effects”

March 7, 2014

Chritoph Rothe, Columbia University
“Semiparametric Estimation and Inference Using Doubly Robust Moment Conditions”

March 28, 2014

Jesse Gregory, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Structural Estimation of an Equilibrium Model with Spillovers: Program Evaluation of Post-Katrina Rebuilding Grants”

April 4, 2014

Kelsey Jack, Tufts University
“Seasonal credit constraints and agricultural labor supply: Evidence from Zambia”

April 11, 2014

Jed DeVaro, Californiia State University-East Bay
“The Signaling Role of Promotions: New Evidence from European Firms”

April 18, 2014

Saleh S. Tabrizy, UW-Milwaukee
“Industrial Research and Development and Real Exchange Rate Depreciation in a Small Open Economy”

April 25, 2014

Avik Chakrabarti, UW-Milwaukee
“Cross-Border Mergers and Vertical Integration”