Departmental Speaker Seminars

Wednesday presentation are generally made by department faculty and graduate students. If the speaker is not from KU their affiliation will be listed.
All seminars will start at 3:30 in 452 Snow Hall unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Date Speaker Seminar Title
Aug 29 Daniel Tannenbaum (Nebraska)
(hosted by Dr. Slusky)
Does eviction cause poverty? Quasi-experimental evidence from Cook County, IL
Sept 5 Jacquelyn Pless (Oxford) 
(hosted by Dr. Earnhart)
Are "Complementary Policies" Substitutes? Evidence from R&D Subsidies in the UK
Sept 12
(4:30pm, 120 Snow)
Jessica Santos Dutra Cost Efficiencies and Upward Pricing Pressure 
Sept 19 Qing Han Monetary Aggregation under Choquet Expectation
Oct 3 Jiacheng He Evaluating the Impact of Asset Test Elimination on Medicare Savings Program
Oct 4
(12:30pm, 338A Strong)
Carlos Zambrana Settling for a Citizen? H-1B Visas and the Marriage Choices of International Students in the United States
Oct 10    
Oct 17 Xunzhao "Thomas" Yin Is "The Decline in the Natural Rate of Interest" Real?
Oct 24 David Gutierrez Luna (Un)Conditional Cash Transfer Programs and Labor Supply: Evidence from Ecuador 
Oct 31 Han Wang
(hosted by Dr. Slusky)
Nov 7 Mian Raza
(hosted by Dr. Tsvetanov)
Nov 14 Michelle Marcus (Vanderbilt)
(hosted by Dr. Ginther)
Nov 16 Ying Lin
(hosted by Dr. Earnhart)
Nov 21 No Seminar Thanksgiving Break
Nov 28 Gautam Gowrisankaran (Arizona)
(hosted by Dr. Slusky)
Nov 30 Nuwan Indika
(hosted by Dr. Tsvetanov)
Dec 5 Shengnan Fang
(hosted by Dr. Slusky)


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