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Department of Economics

2016-2017 Seminars, Workshops and Lectures

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, all seminars are in Calhoun Hall 109 from 3:10 - 4:30 pm.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, all seminars are in Calhoun Hall 109 from 4:00 - 5:20 pm.
  • Health Economics and Policy seminars take place either in Calhoun 109 from 4-5:20 pm or in 6th floor Board Conference Room of 2525 West End Avenue from 12 - 1 pm.
  • GPED Seminars will be held on Thursdays 4:00- 5:20 pm.  Location noted in each entry.
  • All Political Economy Seminars will be held on Wednesdays in Calhoun Hall 209 from 3:10-4:30 pm.

FALL 2016

[Previous seminars are in the archives.]

SEPTEMBER

Monday, September 5, 2016
Departmental Macro
Miles Kimball, University of Colorado-Boulder
"Breaking Through the Zero Lower Bound"

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Econometrics
Juan Carlos Escanciano, Indiana University
"Semiparametric Identification and Fisher Information"

Thursday, September 8, 2016
GPED
Wilson Hall 112
Carolina Avalos Burgos, Salvadoran Foundation for Development and Basic Housing

Monday, September 19, 2016
Departmental Micro
Daniel Chen, Toulouse School of Economics
"The Deterrent Effect of the Death Penalty? Evidence from British Commutations During World War I"

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Health Economics
4-5:20 pm, Calhoun 109
Monica Deza, University of Texas-Dallas
"The Effect of Local Economic Shocks on Crime:  Evidence from Oil Price Shocks in Texas"

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Political Economy
Steve Callander, Stanford University
"Communications in a Complicated World"

Thursday, September 22, 2016
GPED
Wilson Hall 112
Tae-Shin Kwon, Korea Economic Research Institute

Friday, September 23, 2016
International
Alberto Cavallo, MIT
"Are Online and Offline Prices Similar? Evidence from Large Multi-Channel Retailers"

Monday, September 26, 2016
Departmental Micro
Robert Jenson, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
"Information, Demand, and the Growth of Firms: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India"

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Econometrics
Stefan Hoderlein, Boston College
"The Triangular Model with Random Coefficients"

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Political Economy
Georgy Egorov, Northwestern University
"Private Politics and Public Regulation"

Thursday, September 29, 2016
GPED
Wilson Hall 112
Amalia Lucena Rincones

Friday, September 30, 2016
International
Andres Fernandez Martin, Inter-American Development Bank
"Sharing a Ride on the Commodities Roller Coaster: Common Factors in Business Cycles of Emerging Economies"

OCTOBER

Monday, October 3, 2016
Departmental Micro
Federico Gutierrez, Vanderbilt University
"A Sharing Model of the Household: Explaining the Deaton-Paxson Paradox and Contesting the Collective Model"

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Econometrics
Yuya Sasaki, Johns Hopkins University
"Causal Inference by Quantile Regression Kink Designs"

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Political Economy
Hye Young You, Vanderbilt University (Political Science)

Monday, October 10, 2016
Departmental Micro
Manuela Angelucci, University of Michigan
"The Marriage Market for Lemons: HIV Testing and Marriage in Rural Malawi"

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Economic History
Santiago Perez, Stanford University

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Empirical
Chamna Yoon, Barach College (CUNY)
"Waiting for Affordable Housing in New York City"

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Political Economy
Stefan Krasa, University of Illinois
"Political Competition and the Dynamicsof Parties and Candidates"

Monday, October 17, 2016
Departmental Micro
Robert Gibbons, MIT

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
McGee Lecture Series
Robert Gibbons, MIT
"Organizational Culture and Performance: A View from Economics"

Friday, October 21, 2016
International
Thuy Lan Nguyen, UC-Santa Clara
"The Effects of Government Spending on Real Exchange Rates: Evidence from Military Spending Panel Data"

Monday, October 24, 2016
Departmental Micro
Erica Field, Duke University
"Loss in the Time of Cholera: Long-Run Impact of a Disease Epidemic on the Urban Landscape"

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Economic History
Scott Fulford, Boston College

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Health Economics
12-1 pm, 2525 West End
Ellen Meara, Dartmouth College
"Is There a Volume-Quality Relationship in Opioid Prescribing?"

Friday, October 28, 2016
International
Eugene Beaulieu, University of Calgary
"International Technology Diffusion via Goods Trade: Theory and Evidence from China"

Monday, October 31, 2016
Departmental Macro
Francois Gourio, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
"Risk Premia at the ZLB: A Macroeconomic Interpretation"

NOVEMBER

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Health Economics
Tal Gross, Columbia University
"Hospitals as Insurers of Last Resort"

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Econometrics
Minchul Shin, University of Illinois
"Bayesian GMM"

Monday, November 7, 2016
International
Giacomo Ponzetta, Pampeu Fabra
"Globalization and Political Structure"

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Departmental Micro
Sunghoon Hong, Korea Institute of Public Finance
"Tax Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment: A Network Approach"

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Empirical-Micro
Christian Bontemps, Toulouse School of Economics

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Departmental Micro
Martin Van der Linden, Vanderbilt University
"Bounded Rationality and the Choice of Jury Selection Procedures"

Friday, November 11, 2016
Economic History and Applied Economics
Ilyana Kuziemko, Princeton University

Monday, November 14, 2016
Steine Lecture Series
Narayana Kocherlakota , University of Rochester
"Room for Improvement in the U.S. Economy"

Monday, November 14, 2016
Econometrics
11:00 AM, Calhoun 209
Artem Prokhorov, University of Sydney
"Efficient Estimation of Parameters in Marginals in Semiparametric Multivariate Models"

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Departmental Macro
Narayana Kocherlakota, University of Rochester
"Rules versus Discretion: A Reconsideration"

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Empirical-Micro
Paul Grieco, Penn State University

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Departmental Micro
John Wooders, University of Technology, Sydney
"Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from a Half a Million Serves"

Friday, November 18, 2016
Economic History/International
Daniel Gross, Harvard Business School
"The Ties that Bind: Railroad Gauge Standards and Internal Trade in the 19th Century U.S."

Monday, November 28, 2016
Departmental Macro
Pietro Peretto, Duke University

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Health Economics
4-5:20 pm, Calhoun 109
John Cawley, Cornell University

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Econometrics
Shin Kanaya, Aarhus University

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Political Economy
Micael Castanheira, ULB 


DECEMBER

Friday, December 2, 2016
Departmental Macro
Matthew French, Vanderbilt University
"Can Search Models Generate Realistic Labor Market and Investment Dynamics?"

Monday, December 5, 2016
Departmental Micro
Aaron Gamino, Vanderbilt University
"Health and Human Capital Effects of State Mandated Dependent Coverage"

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Econometrics
Adam McCloskey, Brown University

Friday, December 9, 2016
International
Anton Korinek, Johns Hopkins University

 

SPRING 2017

FEBRUARY

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Econometrics
Elena Manresa, Sloan School of Management, MIT

MARCH

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Econometrics
Christian Hansen, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Political Economy
Qiang Fu, National University of Singapore (visiting at Berkeley)

Monday, March 13, 2017
Departmental Micro
Bruce Wydick, University of San Francisco

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Applied Economics
Bhash Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Econometrics
Geert Ridder, University of Southern California

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Political Economy
Justin Fox, Washington University

Friday, March 17, 2017
Graduate Student Research Day
Location TBA

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Owen Thompson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Political Economy
Aram Grigoryan, University of Illinois
"Insecure Property Rights and the Missing Middle"

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Empirical
Yonghong An, Texas A&M

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Econometrics
Antonio Galvao, University of Iowa

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Political Economy
Alexander Hirsch, Caltech
"The Lobbyist's Dilemma: Gatekeeping and the Profit Motive"

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Steine Lecture Series
Olivier Blanchard, Peterson Institute for International Economics (formerly with the IMF)
"Questioning the Natural Rate Hypothesis"

APRIL

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Economic History
Edson Severnini, Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Econometrics
Jushan Bai, Columbia University

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Political Economy
Nicola Persico, Northwestern University (Kellogg School)

Friday, April 7, 2017
International
Anson Soderbery, Purdue University
"Trade Elasticities, Heterogeneity, and Optimal Tariffs"

Monday, April 10, 2017
Departmental Micro
Matthew Turner, Brown University

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Health Economics and Policy
1-2 pm, 2525 West End
Pinar Karaca-Mandic, University of Minnesota

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Political Economy
Pablo Montagnes, Emory University

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Empirical Micro
Steven Durlauf, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday, April 14, 2017
Mini-symposium on Experimental Economcis
James Cox, Georgia State University
Kristine Koutout and Martin Van Der Linden, Vanderbilt University
3-5 PM, location TBD

Monday, April 17, 2017
Departmental Micro
James Schummer, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Economic History
Price Fishback, University of Arizona

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Econometrics
Joel Horowitz, Northwestern University

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Political Economy
Ken Shotts, Stanford University Graduate School of Business

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Econometrics
Bo Honore, Princeton University

Monday, April 24, 2017
Departmental Macro
John Leahy, University of Michigan

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Health Economics and Policy
1-2 pm, 2525 West End
Nicole Maestas, Harvard University

 


For archives of earlier seminars go to: http://as.vanderbilt.edu/econ/seminars-and-research

Seminars and Research

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