Spring 2017 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
1/27/17 Michael Fan (Xiamen University) Temperature and Performance: Evidence from Online Game Behavior in China Cai
2/10/17 Aaron Hedlund (Missouri) Mortgage Debt, Consumption, and Illiquid Housing Markets in the Great Recession Keating
2/17/17* Joe Ballegeer (UMKC)
The Status of Entrepreneurs in Kansas City, Mo: Exploring the Quarterly Census of Employers and Wages.
2/24/17 Benjamin Keen (Oklahoma) How Robust are Popular Models of Nominal Frictions? Keating
3/3/17 Dan Henderson (Alabama) A PARTIALLY PARAMETRIC MODEL Cai

358 Snow

Dan Grossman (WVU)
Big XII Faculty Fellow

Neighborhood Networks and Program Participation

3/10/17 Lucie Schmidt (Williams College) Canceled Ginther
454 Snow Hall
John Conley (Vanderbuilt) Capitalization, Decentralization, and Intergenerational Spillovers in a Tiebout Economy with a Durable Public Good Ginther
3/24/17 Spring Break-No seminar    
3/31/17 Ben Schwab (K-State)
Sick and Tell: A Field Experiment Analyzing the Effects of an Illness-Related Employment Gap on the Callback Rate*
4/5/17 4:30
120 Snow
Leemore Dafny
(Harvard Business School)
The Price Effects of Cross-Market Hospital Mergers Slusky
DSGE Workshop
Brent Bundick (Kansas City Fed)

Perturbation Methods and DYNARE - 9:30-10:40 in The Jay 1st Floor Kansas Union
Hands on lab - 10:50-12:00 in The Jay 1st Floor Kansas Union 

Uncertainty Shocks in a Model of Effective Demand - 3:30 Seminar in 358 Snow

DSGE Workshop
Alexander Richter (Dallas Fed)

DSGE Workshop Session I - 9:00-11:00 in International Rm. Kansas Union
DSGE Workshop Session II - 12:30-2:30 in International Rm. Kansas Union

Are Nonlinear Methods Necessary at the Zero Lower Bound? - 3:30 Seminar in 358 Snow


120 Snow

Astrid Grasdal (Bergen) Increased shared physical custody:  Good or bad for the children's achievements in school? Ginther

Lee Smith (Kansas City Fed)

Bond Premiums and the Natural Real Rate of Interest Keating
4/28/17 Jonathan Hughes (University of Colorado Boulder) When Should Carpools in HOV Lanes be Encouraged? Tsvetanov
5/3/17 4:00
120 Snow
Doug Almond (Columbia)   Slusky
5/5/17 Stop Day-No seminar    

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