Seminar Series

FALL, 2018

  • September 7: Michael Jetter (University of Western Australia), 2 pm, FCB Room 381

  • September 14: Danielle Vance-McMullen (University of Memphis), 2 pm, FCB Room 381

  • September 28: Nzinga Broussard (Millennium Challenge Corporation), 2 pm, FCB Room 381

  • October 5: Enghin Atalay (University of Wisconsin), 2 pm, FCB Room 381

  • October 8: Jaerim Choi (University of Hawaii), Time and place TBA
  • November 30: Celeste Carruthers (University of Tennessee), 2 pm, FCB Room 381

SPRING, 2018

  • February 23: Susan Averett (Lafayette College), "Light Pollution, Sleep Deprivation, and Infant Health at Birth", 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • March 16: Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy (Lehigh University), 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • March 23: Andrew Hussey (University of Memphis), 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • March 30: Jonathan Smith (Georgia State University), 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • April 13: Eric Chyn (University of Virginia), 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • April 20: Erwan Quintin (University of Wisconsin), 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • April 27: Peter Blair (Clemson University), 2 pm, FCB Room 381

 

FALL, 2017

 

  • September 22: Jacqueline Oliveira (Rhodes College), "Assessing the Welfare Effects of Climate Change in Brazil", 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • September 29: Joaquin Lopez (University of Memphis), 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • October 6: Carl Magnus Bjuggren (Visitor at University of Memphis), 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • October 20: Benjamin Friedrich (Northwestern University), 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • November 3: Andrew Goodman-Bacon (Vanderbilt University), 2 pm, FCB Room 381
  • November 10: Albert Okunade (University of Memphis), 2 pm, FCB Room 381

SPRING, 2017

  • February 3: Job Talk, Room 381, 2:30 pm
  • February 7: Job Talk, Room 381, 1 pm
  • February 10: Job Talk, Room 381, 2 pm
    February 13: Job Talk, Room 381, 2 pm
  • February 17: Paul T. Scott (NYU Stern), "Estimating Market Power: Evidence from the U.S. Brewing Industry", Room 381, 2 pm
  • March 3: David Benson (Ph.D. Candidate at Northwestern University), "Nonparametric Tests of Market Power", Room 381, 2 pm
  • March 17: Shane Murphy (UT Health Sciences Center), 2 pm
  • April 14: Ayesha Ali (UT Health Sciences Center), 2 pm
  • April 21: Sanjeev Kumar (Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale School of Public Health), 2 pm
  • April 28: Raja Kali (University of Arkansas), 2:30 pm

FALL, 2016

  • September 2, Tony Klein (Dresden), "Conditional Variance Dynamics of Gold and other Precious Metals", Room 381, 2:00 p.m.
  • September 23, Jamin Speer (Memphis), Room 381, 2:00
  • September 30, Daniel Tannenbaum (University of Nebraska), Room 381, 2:00 p.m.
  • October 14, Caitlin McKillop (University of Tennessee Health Science Center), "The Association between Non-cognitive Factors, Neighborhood Crime and Health Status in a Low-Income Minority Population", Room 381, 2:00 p.m.
  • October 21, Peter McHenry (College of William and Mary), Room 381, 2:00 p.m.
  • October 28, Jacqueline Oliveira (Rhodes College), Room 381, 2:00 p.m.

SPRING, 2016

  • February 19, Seung Hoon Lee (Georgia Tech), "Business Groups and Effort Financing"
  • March 4, Jay Walker (Niagara), "Gender in Jeopardy!: The Role of Opponent Gender in High-Stakes Competition", room 263, 2 p.m.
  • March 18, David Johnson (Central Missouri), "One Sided Matching: Choice Selection With Risky, Rival Outcomes", room 263, 2 p.m.
  • April 7, Cheng Cheng (Mississippi), "The Effect of Legalizing Marijuana on Housing Values: Evidence from Colorado."
  • April 12, Chris Laincz (Drexel), "The Impact of Cost-Reducing R&D Spillovers on the Ergotic Distribution of Market Structures," room 263, 2 p.m.
  • April 25, Jobu Babin (Memphis), "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words ;) Emoji, Computer-Mediated Communication, and Trust," room 263, 9 a.m.

FALL, 2015

  • August 21, Kayhan Koleyni (Memphis), Room 271, 2:30 p.m. "Two Essays in DSGE Modelling"
  • August 28, Joaquin Lopez (Memphis), Room 271, 2:00 p.m. "A Unified Theory of Tax Evasion in Developing Countries"
  • September 11, Adam Osman (Illinois), Room 263, 2:00 p.m. "Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Trial"
  • October 16, Catherine Eckel (Texas A&M), Room 263, 2:00 p.m. "Sacrifice: An Experiment on the Political Economy of Extreme Intergroup Punishment"
  • October 23, Tolu Ayangbayi (Memphis, Dissertation Proposal), Room 263, 2:00 p.m., "Essays in Applied Microeconomics"
  • November 2, Ryne Marksteiner (Wisconsin), Room 365, 12:00 p.m., "Effects of Removing State Postsecondary Grant Aid Eligibility"
  • November 13, Oksana Loginova (Missouri), Room 263, 2:00 p.m. "Price Competition in the Presence of an Online Aggregator"
  • November 18, Jobu Babin (Memphis), Room TBA, 10:00 a.m. "Just a Little Pin Prick: Shielding Behavior, Reciprocity, and HPV Vax Uptake"
  • December 1, Demba Fofana (Memphis), Room 263, 12:00 p.m. "Determinants of Wage Growth and Wage Distribution Dynamics"
  • December 4, Maria Bernedo (Georgia State), Room 263, 2:00 p.m. "Time and Risk Preferences and Adaptation to Climate Change"

 

Spring, 2015

  • February 20, Seth Zimmerman (Princeton) "Student Loans, College Choice, and Information on the Returns to Higher Education"  
  • February 27, Jin Yeub Kim (Nebraska) "The Economics of the Right to Be Forgotten"  
  • March 23, Jacob Kleinow (Freiberg) "Determinants of Systemically Important Banks: The Case of Europe" (Joint seminar with Finance)  
  • March 26, Yoram Bauman (Ph.D., U of Washington), "Carbon Taxes are Even Better Than You Think"   
  • March 27, Huseyin Yilderim (Duke) "'Giving' in to Social Pressure"  
  • April 3, Luiggi Donayre (Minnesota - Duluth), "The Asymmetric Effects of Oil Price Shocks on the Canadian Economy"  
  • April 10, Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy (Lehigh) "(Taylor) Rules versus Discretion in U.S. Monetary Policy"  
  • April 17,Sebastian Sotelo (Michigan), "Trade Frictions and Agricultural Productivity: Theory and Evidence from Peru"   
  • April 24,Toluwalope Ayangbayi (Memphis), TBA  

Fall, 2014

  • September 5, John Komlos (Duke), "Economics and Biology"  
  • September 19, Gary Hoover (Oklahoma), "Malicious Envy and Discouragement: An Experimental Study of the Impact of Inequality on Investment" "Whose Line Is It? Plagiarism in Economics"  
  • September 26, Lingqi Lou (Memphis), "R&D Expenditures on Medical Device Industry Firm, 1979-2012"   
  • September 26, Jillian Carr (Texas A&M). "The Effect of Housing Vouchers on Crime: Evidence from a Lottery"  
  • October 24, Toluwalope Ayangbayi (Memphis), "Household Socioeconomic Status and Health: Estimating the Social Gradient in Child Health in Nigeria"  
  • November 7, Matthew Oliver (Georgia Tech),  “Optimal Capacity and Two-Part Tariffs for a Natural Gas Pipeline under Alternative Regulatory Constraints”  
  • November 14, Daniel Tannenbaum (Becker Friedman Institute, Chicago), "Child Support Laws and Marital and Fertility Decisions Among Couples"