Spring 2017

Seminars in the Center for Research on International Economics and the Department of 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 2017 Seminars Schedule

February 3, 2017
Scott Baker, Northwestern University
“Shopping for Lower Sales Tax Rates”

February 10, 2017
James A. Feigenbaum, Utah State University
“Transition Dynamics of a Mass Deportation”

February 17, 2017

February 24, 2017
Lorenzo Magnolfi, UW-Madison
“Political Connections and Market Structure.”

March 3, 2017
Nicholas Lovett, UW-Whitewater
“Food stamps, EBT card reforms and Food Security: Evidence from California”

March 10, 2017
Manasi Deshpande, University of Chicago
“Who are We Screening Out? Application Costs and the Targeting of Disability Programs.”

March 17, 2017
Gaston Illanes, Northwestern University
“Switching Costs in Pension Plan Choice”

March 31, 2017

April 7, 2017
Rebecca Neumann,UW-Milwaukee
“The Impact of Patent Protection and Financial Development on Industrial R&D”

April 14, 2017
Benjamin Brooks,University of Chicago
“Informationally Robust Optimal Auction Design”

April 21, 2017
Russ Hillberry, Purdue University
“Expediting trade:Impact evaluation of an in-house clearance program”

April 28, 2017
Matthew Wiswall,UW-Madison
“Human Capital Investments and Expectations about career and Family”