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Economics seminar series and related events

The seminar series is held on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 pm in 307 Tilton Memorial Hall. Exceptions are in green. Other colloquia and lectures that may interest economists are also listed. This schedule can be added to your calendar. We have prepared an information sheet for seminar visitors.

Fall 2015

Sep 4, 2015

note: Tilton 301

Joanna Lahey

Bush School of Government, Texas A & M University

Econ seminar: Discrimination at the Intersection of Age, Race, and Gender: Evidence from Resume Randomization and Eye-tracking

Sep 18, 2015

Jianjing Lin

Tulane University Economics/Murphy Institute

Econ seminar: TBA

Sep 25, 2015

Emilson Silva

University of Alberta School of Business

Econ seminar: Overlapping International Green R&D Agreements

Oct 2, 2015

Daniel Henderson

University of Alabama

Econ seminar: TBA

Oct 9, 2015

Robert Trosper

Tulane University Economics/Murphy Institute

Econ seminar: TBA

Oct 23, 2015

Gultekin Gollu

Tulane University Economics/Murphy Institute

Econ seminar: TBA

Oct 30, 2015

Bibek Adhikari

Tulane University

Econ seminar: TBA

Nov 6, 2015

Trevon Logan

Ohio State University

Econ seminar: TBA

Nov 13, 2015

Ulrich Doraszelski

University of Pennsylvania

Econ seminar: TBA

Nov 20, 2015

Sean Higgins

Tulane University

Econ seminar: TBA

Dec 4, 2015

Whitney Ruble

Tulane University

Econ seminar: TBA

 

Archived seminars

Spring 2015

Feb 27, 2015

Raymond Robertson

Macalester College

Econ seminar: Trade, Migration, and the Place Premium: Mexico and the United States

Thurs, March 5, 4:00 pm: Rogers Memorial Chapel

Lawrence Katz

Harvard University

Murphy Yates Lecture: Understanding Long Run Changes in U.S. Wage Inequality

March 13, 2015

Michael Price

Georgia State University

Econ seminar: TBA

March 20, 2015

Ian McCarthy

Emory University

Econ seminar: Understanding the Limited Demand for Long-term Care Insurance: The Role of Financial Literacy

March 27, 2015

Michael Luca

Harvard University

Econ seminar: Optimal Aggregation of Consumer Ratings: An Application to Yelp.com

Apr 10, 2015

Sebastian Otten

Rheinisch-Westfaelisches Institut

Econ seminar: (New topic) The Role of Source- and Host-Country Characteristics in Female Immigrant Labor Supply

Apr 17, 2015

Christopher Cronin (new!)

Notre Dame

Econ seminar: Insurance-Induced Moral Hazard: A Dynamic Model of Within-Year Medical Care Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Monday, April 20, 2015, 3:00 pm: Mayer 106

William Neilson

University of Tennessee

Econ seminar: Shareholder Protection and Dividend Policy: An Experimental Analysis

April 24, 2015

Susanna Loeb

Stanford University

Econ seminar: One Step at a Time: The Effects of an Early Literacy Text Messaging Program for Parents of Preschoolers

Fall 2014

Sep 12, 2014

Nick Sanders

William and Mary

Econ seminar: Coal to Crops: Fuel Makeup, Air Pollution, and Domestic Food Production

Sep 19, 2014

Jonah Gelbach

Pennsylvania

Econ seminar: When Do Covariates Matter? And Which Ones, and How Much?

Sep 26, 2014

Douglas Nelson

Tulane University

Econ seminar: Nontariff Barriers, Integration and the Transatlantic Economy

Mon, Oct 6, 2014, 12 noon: Gibson 126A

Christopher Ellis

Oregon

Econ seminar: Dynamic Dissolutions and Unifications

Oct 17, 2014

Stephen Younger

Cornell

Econ seminar: The Incidence of Recent Child Health Improvements

Oct 24, 2014

Murphy Institute Conference: Expanding the Frontiers of Behavioral Public Economics

Oct 31, 2014: 12 noon, Tilton 307

Anne van den Nouweland

University of Oregon

Econ seminar: Lindahl and Equilibrium

Nov 7, 2014

David Malueg

University of California-Riverside

Econ seminar: Private-Information Group Contests

Nov 21, 2014

Bradley Shapiro

University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Econ seminar: Positive Spillovers and Free Riding in Advertising of Prescription Pharmaceuticals: the Case of Antidepressants

Mon, Dec 1, 2014, 3:00 pm: Gibson 126A

Michael Burda

Humboldt University, Berlin

Econ seminar: Payroll Taxes, Social Insurance and Business Cycles

Dec 5, 2014

Steven Slutsky

Florida

Econ seminar: A Little Bit Nasty, Some of the Time: Mixed Strategy Equilibria in Political Campaigns with Continuous Negativity

Spring 2014

Jan 17, 2014

Brian McManus

UNC

Econ seminar: Learning by Driving: Productivity Improvements by New York City Taxi Drivers

Jan 31, 2014

Peter Arcidiacono

Duke

Econ seminar: University Differences in the Graduation of Minorities in STEM Fields: Evidence from California

Feb 7, 2014

Matias Cattaneo

Michigan

Econ seminar: Robust Nonparametric Confidence Intervals for Regression-Discontinuity Designs

Feb 14, 2014

Timothy Vogelsang

Michigan State

Econ seminar: HAC-Robust Trend Comparisons Among Climate Series with Possible Level Shifts

Feb 21, 2014

Huseyin Yildirim

Duke

Econ seminar: "Pennies for Charity": Why Charities Outsource Fundraising

Mar 14, 2014

David Albouy

Illinois

Econ seminar: The Distribution of Urban Land Values: Evidence from Market Transactions

Mar 26, 2014

Kathy Baylis

Illinois

Econ seminar: Conserving Forests: Mandates, Management or Money

Mar 28, 2014

Don Fullerton

Illinois

Econ seminar: What Drives Forest Leakage?

Apr 4, 2014

Joseph Doyle

MIT

Econ seminar: Juvenile Incarceration, Human Capital and Future Crime: Evidence from Randomly-assigned Judges

Apr 11, 2014

Randall Walsh

Pittsburgh

Econ seminar: Zoning and Urban Persistence


Fall 2013

Sep 6, 2013

Jason Lindo

Texas A&M

Econ seminar: Breaking the Link Between Legal Access to Alcohol and Motor Vehicle Accidents: Evidence from New South Wales

Sep 20, 2013

Jean-Yves Duclos

Université Laval

Econ seminar: Multidimensional Poverty Targeting

Sep 27, 2013

Jonathan Pritchett

Tulane

Econ seminar: Betting on Secession: Quantifying Political Events Surrounding Slavery and the Civil War

Oct 3, 2013

Arthur Brooks

AEI

Murphy Yates lecture

Oct 4, 2013

Carl Lin

Beijing Normal University

Econ seminar: Minimum Wages and Employment in China

Oct 18, 2013

Breno Braga

Michigan

Econ seminar: Schooling, Experience, Career Interruptions, and Earnings

Oct 21, 2013

Patrick Lenain

OECD/Université Paris Est

Econ seminar: Inequality and Poverty in the United States: Public Policies for Inclusive Growth

Oct 25, 2013

Werner Troesken

Pittsburgh

Econ seminar: The Pox of Liberty: How the Constitution Left Americans Rich, Free, and Prone to Infection

Nov 1, 2013

Matthew Larsen

Tulane

Econ seminar: Does Closing Schools Close Doors? The Effect of High School Closings on Achievement and Attainment

Nov 8, 2013

Cristian Sepulveda

Tulane

Econ seminar: Substitution and Income Effects at the Aggregate Level: The Effective Budget Constraint of the Government and the Flypaper Effect

Nov 15, 2013

Abigail Wozniak

Notre Dame

Econ seminar: Declining Migration within the U.S.: The Role of the Labor Market

Nov 22, 2013

Daniel Silverman

Arizona State

Econ seminar: Harnessing Naturally-Occurring Data to Measure Income and Spending Accurately in Real Time

Dec 6, 2013

Hilary Hoynes

Berkeley

Econ seminar: Experimental Evidence on the Distributional Effects of the Head Start Program


Financial support for the Department of Economics Seminar Series is provided by the Murphy Institute. Seminars marked with an asterisk are funded by the Newcomb-Tulane Duren Professorship.

206 Tilton Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 tel 504-865-5321 fax 504-865-5869 pwatson@tulane.edu