Previous Seminars

Fall 2016

Fall 2016 Guest Speakers
All Seminars held in 358 Snow at 3:30 pm unless noted otherwise.

* indicates "Oswald Distinguished Speaker"

Date Speaker Seminar Title Faculty Host
8/26/16 No Seminar Department Retreat  
9/2/16 No Seminar Labor Day Weekend  
2:30 pm
Tess Stafford (New South Wales)

Experience and the Wage Elasticity of Labor Supply

9/30/16 Zheng Wang (Capital University, China) How Consumer Data Can Alter Quality Races Zhang
10/21/16* Kimberly Zieschang (Queensland)

Financial Services in the Macroeconomic Accounts

11/18/16 Nicholas Sly (Kansas City Fed) The Labor Market Effects of Offshoring by U.S. Multinational Firms: Evidence from Changes in Global Tax Policies Keating
11/25/16 No Seminar Thanksgiving Break  
12/9/16 No Seminar Stop Day  

Spring 2016

Date Speaker Seminar Title Faculty Host
2/5/16 Liang Peng
Georgia State

Statistical Inference for  the Lee-Carter Mortality Model

Zongwu Cai
2/12/16 Molin Zhong
Fed Reserve Board in DC
A New Approach to Identifying the Real Effects of Uncertainty Shocks Zongwu Cai
120 Snow
Jay Bhattacharya
Stanford School of Medicine
Age and the Trying Out of New Ideas &
Neophilia Ranking of Scientific Journals
Donna Ginther
3/4/16 Elie Tamer
Harvard University
Computationally Simple Confidence Set for Sets Zongwu Cai
3/11/16 Gary Hoover
University of Oklahoma
Plagiarism in the Social Sciences John Keating
3/18/16 Spring Break-No seminar    
Brent Bundick
Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank
The Dynamic Effects of Forward Guidance Shocks John Keating
3/25/16 Vincy Fon
George Washington University
A Talmudic Bankruptcy Solution: The CCC Principle Joe Sicilian
4/1/16 Santanu Roy
Southern Methodist University

Competitive Signaling of Product Quality and the Cost of False Disclosure

Tarun Sabarwal
120 Snow Hall
Susan Averett
Lafayette College
Minimum Wages and Health David Slusky
Zhiwei Liu

Ambiguous implementation: the partition model 

Jianbo Zhang
4/22/16 Eric Sjöberg
University of Utah
The effect of ambient air pollutants on pregnancy outcomes and associated medical costs Dietrich Earnahrt
4/29/16 Eric Emch
Bates White Econ. Consulting
Antitrust Policy: Current State and Emerging Trends Tarun Sabarwal
5/6/16 Stop Day-No seminar    

Fall 2015

Date Speaker Seminar Title Faculty Host
9/4/15 No Seminar Labor Day Weekend  
9/11/15 No Seminar Department Retreat  
9/18/15 Randall Bluffstone
Portland State University
Carbon Sequestration from Commonly Held Forestland in a Developing Economy Dietrich Earnhart
9/25/15 Nicholas Yannelis
University of Iowa

General Equilibrium with Ambiguity

Bernard Cornet
10/2/15 Shawn Ni
University of Missouri
Detrending Macroeconomic Time Series Data Zongwu Cai
10/9/15 Maxwell Stinchcombe
University of Texas at Austin
Patient Preferences and Programming Tarun Sabarwal
10/23/15 Ted Joyce
Baruch College

"Do Students Know Best? Choice, Classroom Time, and Academic Performance"

David Slusky
10/30/15 Alex Richter
Auburn University
Forward Guidance and the State of the Economy Shu Wu
11/6/15 Jianqing Fan
Princeton University
Sufficient Forecasting Using Factor Models Zongwu Cai
11/13/15 Jose Mustre-del-Rio
Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank
Downward Nominal Rigid Wages, Inflation, and Unemployment Shu Wu
11/27/15 No Seminar Thanksgiving Break  
12/4/15 Willem Van Zandweghe
Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank
Kinked Demand Curves and Inflation Persistence in a Low-Inflation Economy John Keating
12/11/15 No Seminar Stop Day  

Spring 2015

Date Speaker Seminar Title
Jan 23 No Seminar First Week of Classes
Feb 6    
Feb 13 Guilia La Mattina (S. Florida)  
Feb 20 Michael Fan (St. Louis)  
Feb 27 Jun Ma (Alabama) What Drives Commodity Returns? Market, Sector or Idiosyncratic Factors?
March 6    
March 13    
March 20 No Seminar Spring Break
March 27    
April 3 *Makram El-Shagi (Halle Inst & Henan) Real Effective Exchange Rate Misalignment in the Euro Area: A counterfactual Analysis
April 10    
April 17    
April 20
Tony Marino (USC) Work Environment and Moral Hazard
April 24 Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong (S. Florida) Do African Countries Get Health from Health Aid?
May 1    
May 8 No Seminar Stop Day

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* indicates that the speaker was invited by William Barnett or Bernard Cornet as part of the Oswald Distinguished Chair Seminar Series.

Fall 2014

Date Speaker Seminar Title
Aug 29 No Seminar First Week of Classes/Department Retreat
Sept 5    
Sept 12    
Sept 19    
Sept 26    
Oct 3 Aeimit Lakdawala (Mich St.) How credible is the Federal Reserve? A structural
estimation of policy re-optimizations
Oct 10 Lana Friesen (Queensland)  
Oct 17 Laura Grant (Wisc)  
Oct 24 Qi Li (Texas A&M)  
Oct 31    
Nov 7 Steven Tadelis (Berkeley)  
Nov 14 Carlos Lamarche (Kentucky)  
Nov 21 Jun Nie (KC Fed)  
Nov 28 No Seminar Thanksgiving Break
Dec 5 Shu Shen (UC-Davis)  
Dec 12 No Seminar Stop Day

* indicates that the speaker was invited by William Barnett or Bernard Cornet as part of the Oswald Distinguished Chair Seminar Series.

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