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2018-2019 Seminars, Workshops and Lectures

  • Departmental Macro and Micro seminars will beheld on Mondays in Calhoun Hall 109 from 3:30-4:50 pm.
  • Economic History and Applied Economics seminars will take place on Tuesdays in Calhoun Hall 109 from 4:00-5:20 pm.
  • Empirical Micro/Econometrics Seminars will take place on Wednesdays in Calhoun 109 from 3:30-4:50 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.
  • Political Economy Seminars will be held on Thursdays. 
  • International Seminars will be held on Fridays in Calhoun Hall 109 from 3:30-4:50 pm.
  • GPED Seminars will be held on Thursdays 4:00- 5:20 pm.  Location noted in each entry.

For archives of earlier seminars go to: /econ/seminars-and-research 



Thursday , February 14, 2019
Political Economy
Florian Morath, University of Frankfurt
"Escalation in Conflict Games: On Beliefs and Selection” 

, February 25, 2019 - Calhoun 203, 11:30am-1pm
Departmental Micro
Catherine Eckel, Texas A&M University
"Asymmetric Information Undermines Coasian Bargaining in Common (Oil) Pool Resources"


Monday, March 4, 2019 - CANCELLED
Departmental Macro
Oscar Jorda, UC Davis

Monday, March 11, 2019
Departmental Macro
Charles Jones, Stanford University
“Taxing Top Incomes in a World of Ideas”

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Economic History
Joshua Lewis, University of Montreal
“Short-Run and Long-Run Impacts of Environmental Regulations on Firm Productivity: Evidence from the U.S. Electricity Sector, 1938-1999”

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
J. Isaac Miller, University of Missouri
“Testing Cointegrating Relationships Using Irregular and Non-Contemporaneous Series with an Application to Paleoclimate Data”

Friday, March 15, 2019
Andrei Levchenko, University of Michigan
“The Global Business Cycle: Measurement and Transmission”

Monday, March 18, 2019
Departmental Macro
Andrea Lanteri, Duke University
“Credit Shocks and Equilibrium Dynamics in Consumer Durable Goods Markets”

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Mikkel Plagborg-Moller, Princeton University
“Local Projections and VARs Estimate the Same Impulse Responses”

Friday, March 22, 2019 
Chirantan Chatterjee, Stanford University
"Intellectual Property Regimes and Wage Inequality"

Monday, March 25, 2019 
Departmental Micro
John Wooders, NYU Abu Dhabi
"Allocating Positions Fairly: An Auction and its Relationship to the Shapley Value"

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Heather Royer, UC Santa Barbara 

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Political Economy 
Mathew Knudson, Vanderbilt University
"The Insufficiency of Full Transparency" 

Friday, March 29, 2019
Departmental Macro
Enrique Mendoza, University of Pennsylvania
"History Remembered: Optimal Sovereign Default on Domestic and External Debt" 


Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Matt Notowidigdo, Northwestern University 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 11:30 - 1:30 pm, Calhoun 109
Cindy Wang, National Tsing Hua University

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Takuya Ura, UC Davis

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Janet Yellen - Brookings Institute
"A Conversation with Janet Yellen"
Tickets will be required--more information in Spring 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019, 11:00 - 12:00 pm, Calhoun 109
Arie Beresteanu, University of Pittsburgh
"Identification of Incomplete Preferences"

Friday, April 5, 2019,  3:10-4:20 pm (Calhoun 109)
Constantinos Syropoulos, Drexel   University
"On Trade and the Stability of (Armed) Peace"

Monday, April 8, 2019
Departmental Macro
Fatih Guvenen, University of Minnesota 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Economic History
Adriane Fresh, Vanderbilt University
"Political Representation During Britain's Expanding Overseas Trade"

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Yoonseok Lee, Syracuse University

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Political Economy 
Ernesto Dal Bo, UC Berkeley

Friday, April 12, 2019 
Trang Hoang, Vanderbilt University

Monday , April 15, 2019
Departmental Micro
Bettina Klaus,University of Lausanne

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 -  11:30 - 1:30 pm, Calhoun 109
Carlos Lamarche, University of Kentucky

Wednesday , April 17, 2019
Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Political Economy 
Justin Fox, Washington University, visiting Vanderbilt University

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Jason Abrevaya, University of Texas - Austin

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Kengo Kato, Cornell University

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Qingfeng Liu, Otaru Commerce University



For archives of earlier seminars go to: /econ/seminars-and-research