Economics Department

Fall 2013 Seminar Schedule

Wednesdays at 4:15 PM
Room 125, Public Affairs Center

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Date Speaker Title
September 18

Resul Cesur (University of Connecticut)

“When War Comes Home:The Effects of Combat Service on Domestic Violence”
September 25 - CANCELLED

Tom Willett (Claremont Grad School)

 "The Political Economy of the Euro Crisis"
October 2
Willa Friedman (Center for Global Development/University of Houston)  "Corruption and the Impact of Imported Antiretroviral Drugs in Averting HIV Deaths"
October 9
Carl Lin (Beijing Normal University/Institute for Study of Labor) "Minimum Wages and Employment in China"

Monday October 14  (Joint with History & Sociolgy)

Rachel Shurman (University of Minnesota) "Science for the Poor: Firms, Foundations, and the New Green Revolution for Africa.
Tuesday October 15 Jan Svejnar (Columbia University) "Does Wealth Inequality Matter for Growth? The Effect of Billionare Wealth, Income Distribution & Poverty
October 30
Sarah LaLumia  (Williams College) "The Added Worker Effect Revisited: Differential Responses of Husbands and Wives"
Monday November 4th Sanchari Roy (Warwick) "Sex Workers, Stigma and Self-Belief: Evidence from a Psychological Training Program in India"
November 20 Giandomenico Sarolli (Drew Univeristy) "Tuning the Volume:Financial Transactions Taxes with Imcomplete Markets and Counter-cyclical Trading"
December 4
Judit Temesvary (Hamilton College)

"Explaing the differences Between Local Currency vs. FX-denominated Loans and Deposits in the Cental-Eastern European Economies"