Economics Department

Fall 2016 Seminar Schedule

Wednesdays at 4:20 PM
Room 422, Public Affairs Center

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Date Speaker Title

September  14       

Thiemo Fetzer (University of Warwick)

"Does Migration Cause Political Extremism?"

October 5

Ragan Petrie (Texas A & M University) "“Discount Rates of Children and High School Completion"
October 12 Daniel Hicks (University of Oklahoma) "Air Pollution and Procyclical Mortality: Causal Evidence from Thermal Inversions"
October 19 Daniel Bernhofen (American University) "An Endowment Augmentation Formulation of the Gains from Trade"
November 2 Edouard Wemy (Clark University) "The Cyclicality of the Labor income share and the IST shock"

November 16

Matt Pritsker (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)

"Choosing Stress Scenarios for Systemic Risk Through Dimension Reduction"

November 30 Emanuel Vespa (UC at Santa Barbara - Visiting Professor at NYU)

"Contingent Preferences and the Sure-Thing Principle:Revisiting Classic Anomalies in the Laboratory"

MONDAY December 5

Book Club Discussion-PAC 229

"The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War ”  By Robert J. Gordon