Economics Department

FALL 2014 Seminar Schedule

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

Visitors: Driving directions and a campus map are available.

Date Speaker Title

September 24            

Marc Rockmore (Clark University)                           

 "Do Criminal Representatives Hinder or Improve Constituency Outcomes?: Evidence from India"

Tuesday
October 14

Ken Kuttner (Williams College)

 "Can Non-Interest Rate Policies Stabilize Housing Markets?: Evidence From a Panel of 57 Countries"
October 22

Laura Schechter                                 (University of Wisconsin, Madison                Visiting Professor at Yale)

 "Advice-Taking, Learning, and Technology Adoption: Results from an Economic Experiment with Farmers."

October 29

Muthoni Ngatia (Tufts University)  "Social Networks and HIV Testing"

November 5

Gabriela Rubio (UC Merced) "How love conquered marriage: Theory and Evidence on the Disappearance of Arranged Marriages"

Tuesday
November 11

Geoffrey Hodgson (Hertfordshirt Business School/University of Hertford)

"The Economics of Property Rights is about neither Property or Rights"
November 12
at 4:30pm
at the CEAS

Marcus Rodiauer (Deputy Director of IMF Asia and Pacific Division

"China at Crossroads-Reform and Rebalance, or else...?"

November 19

Ameet Morjaria (Academy Scholar, Harvard University-WCFIA

"Competition and Efficiency in Imperfect Markets: Evidence from Rwanda's Coffee Mills"