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Departmental Seminar Series

The seminar series is supported by the generosity of Vanderbilt alumni K. Terry Dornbush (BA ’55), Joe L. Roby (BA ’61), and Douglas Grey (BE ’83).

Department seminar coordinators for 2017-18 are Myrna Wooders (micro) and Greg Huffman (macro).

All seminars will take place in 109 Calhoun Hall.  MWF seminar take place from 3:30-4:50 pm; TR seminars take place from 4:00-5:20 pm (unless otherwise noted).

NOTE: Papers, when available, will be posted at the All Seminars page.

[Previous years' seminars are in the archives.]  

FALL 2018


Monday, August 27, 2018
Departmental Micro
Dan Cao, Georgetown University
"Optimal Collateralized Contracts"


Monday, September 10, 2018
Departmental Micro
Paul Healy, Ohio State University
"Epistemic Experiments: Utilities, Beliefs, and Irrational Play"  

Monday, September 17, 2018

Departmental Micro
Eric Bond, Vanderbilt University
“Bargaining with Private Information and the Option of a Compulsory License”  

Monday, September 24, 2018
Departmental Micro
Rabah Amir, University of Iowa
"Inferior Goods and Public Good Provision"


Monday, October 1, 2018
Departmental Macro
Yongseok Shin, Washington University at St. Louis
"Binding Up the Nation's Wounds: An Economic Analysis of the Korean Reunification"  

Monday, October 8, 2018
Departmental Micro
William Thomson, University of Rochester
“On the Adjudication of Conflicting Claims”

Monday, October 15, 2018
Departmental Micro
Martyna Kobus, Polish Academy of Science
"Stochastic Dominance Relations on Multidimensional Grids” 

Monday, October 22, 2018
Departmental Micro
Greg Leo, Vanderbilt University
"Complainer's Dilemma"

Friday, October 26, 2018
Departmental Macro
Zhigang Feng, University of Nebraska Omaha
"Sovereign Defaults: Macroeconomics Activity and Political and Financial Frictions" 

M onday, October 29, 2018
Departmental Micro
Eun Jeong Heo, Vanderbilt University
“Financial Aid in College Admissions: Need-Based Versus Merit-Based”


Monday, November 12, 2018
Departmental Micro
Andrew Daughety & Jennifer Reinganum, Vanderbilt University 
"R educing Unjust Convictions: Plea Bargaining, Trial, and Evidence Suppression/Disclosure"



Monday, December 10, 2018
Departmental Macro
Allen Head, Queen's University 




Monday, March 11, 2019
Departmental Macro
Charles Jones, Stanford University

Monday, March 18, 2019
Departmental Macro
Andrea Lanteri, Duke University

Friday, March 29, 2019
Departmental Macro
Enrique Mendoza, University of Pennsylvania