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Economics Seminar Schedule - Spring 2019

Seminars are scheduled from 11:45-1:15 p.m. in RAWLS 2058 unless otherwise indicated

 March 7 Benjamin Lockwood, University of Pennsylvania
   Regressive Sin Taxes, with an Application to the Optimal Soda Tax
 March 8 Mostafa Beshkar, IU Bloomington
Interdependence of Trade Policies in General Equilibrium 
 March 22 Eugenio Proto, Bristol University
How Intelligent Players Teach Cooperation 
How Intelligent Players Teach Cooperation
 March 27 Evgeny Kagan, John Hopkins
Equity Contracting in Start-ups
 March 28 Mouli Modek, PhD Student
Team Competition in the Presence of Cognitive Diversity
March 28 Daniel Bonin, PhD Student **1:45-3:00p**
To Greener Pastures: The Impact of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana on Domestic Migration
April 3 Matt Wiswall, Wisconsin University
Child Care and Early Childhood Skills
April 4 Pablo Ottonello, University of Michigan
Global Banks and Systemic Debt Crisis
April 5 Kyle Handley, Michigan University
The Impct of Chinese Trade on U.S. Employment: The Good, the Bad and the Apocryphal
April 8 Mason Reasner, PhD student
Geography of Defense: The Aggregate Consequences of Place-Based Policy
April 9 Xuewen Yu, PhD student
Estimation, Influence and Forecasting Under Persistence Uncertainity
April 10 Emily Owens, University of California, Irvine
How Valuable are Civil Liberties? Evidence from Gang Injunctions, Crime and Housing Prices in Southern California
April 11 Rod Garrat, University of California, Santa Barbara
Entrepreneurial Incentives and the Role of Initial Coin Offerings
April 12 Devin Pope, University of Chicago
Number Processing, Medical Guidelines and Doctor Decision Making
April 15 Rob Johnson, Notre Dame
Technology, Trade Costs and Trade Elasticities with Multi-stage Production
April 16 Town Oh, PhD student
They Took our A's! How a Foreign Student STEM-shock Affected Domestic Students in the US
April 17 Ed Norsal, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlants
Bank Runs Without Sequential Service
April 19 Vivian Yue, Emory University
Export Growth and Aggregate Dynamics in Large Devaluations
April 23 Xiaotian Liu, PhD student
Indirect Inference Estimation of Spatial Autogressions
April 23 Svetlana Beifuss, PhD student
Pharmaceutical Opioid Marketing and Physician Prescribing Behavior
April 24 Yifei Xu, PhD student
The Impact of the EUETS on Regulated Firms: Abatement Technology in Manufacturing Sector
April 25 Marti Mestieri, Northwestern University
How Substitutable Are Products of Different Countries
April 26 Hyunseung Oh, Vanderbilt
International Diffusion of the Automobile: 1913 to 1940
April 29 Ryan Opera, UCSB
What is Complex?
April 30 William Brown, PhD student
Platform Divergence and Competitive Policy Development
April 30 Aaron Fehl, PhD student *12:30-1:45pm*

Austerity and Fiscal Stability in Greece: A Synthetic Control Study &      Losing the Lottery: An Analysis of national Lotteries in Illinois

May 1 Chen Wei, PhD student
Can Job Rotation Eliminate the Ratchet Effect: Experimental Evidence
May 2 Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe, Columbia University
Exchange Rates and Uncovered Interest Differentials: The Role of Permanent Monetary Shocks
May 3 Gustavo Ventura, Arizona State University