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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 John Conley (micro) and Mario Crucini (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.]  



Thursday, February 8, 2018
Departmental Macro
Steve Kamin, Federal Reserve Board
"International Spillovers from Conventional and Unconventional Monetary Policy"

Monday, February 12, 2018
Departmental Micro
Shige Serizawa, Osaka University
"Strategy-Proof Multi-Object Allocation: Ex-Poste Revenue Maximization with no Wastage"

Monday, February 19, 2018
Departmental Macro
Gregory Huffman, Vanderbilt University
"An Analysis of the Importance of Both Destruction and Creation to Economic Growth"

Friday, February 23, 2018
Departmental Micro
Shane Greenstein, Harvard Business School
"Ideological Segregation Among Online Collaborators: Evidence from Wikipedians"


Monday, March 12, 2018
Departmental Macro
Michael Waugh, New York University
"Redistributing the Gains from Trade Through Progressive Taxation"

Monday, March 19, 2018
Departmental Macro
Ben Eden, Vanderbilt University


Monday, April 2, 2018
Departmental Macro
Vivian Yue, Emory University
“Structural Adjustments and International Trade: Theory and Evidence from China”

Monday, April 9, 2018
Hideo Konishi, Boston College
Departmental Micro
"Incentivizing Team Production by Indivisible Prizes"

Monday, April 16, 2018
Departmental Macro
Kaiji Chen, Emory University
"The Nexus of Monetary Policy and Shadow Banking in China"

Friday, April 27, 2018 
Yoto Yotov, Drexel University