Economics Seminar Schedule: 2011-14

Fall 2014

September 29, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Gambling for Redemption and Self-fulfilling Deb Crises Location: BA 130

Juan Carlos Conesa
Stony Brook University
September 15, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Can New Ideas Make Abatement Cheap Location: BA 130

Stephi Fried
University of California - San Diego
September 12, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Securing Basic Well Being for All Location: BA 130

Naoki Yoshihara
Hitotsubashi University
August 18, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Fair Allocation of Disputed PropertiesLocation: BA 130

Juan Moreno-Ternero
Universidad Pablo de Olivade and CORE, Universite Cahotlique de Louvain


Spring 2014

May 2, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
The Persistance of Corporate Reputation and Performance Location: BA 130

Katsuya Takii
Osaka University
April 25, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Identifying the Distribution of Treatment Effects under Support of Restrictions Location: BA 130

Ju Hyun Kim
Columbia University
April 16, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Optimal Personal Income Taxation Location: BA 130

Michael Sattinger
University at Albany
April 11, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Minmum Wages and Single Mothers' Welfare Participation - First Preliminary Findings Location: BA 130

Peter Brandon
University at Albany
April 7, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Inflation Uncertainty and Monetary Policy in the Eurozone - Evidence from the ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters Location: BA 130

Matthias Hartman
Heidelberg University
April 4, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
A Tale of Tax Policies in Open Economies, with Stephane Auray and Aurelien Eyquem Location: BA 130

Paul Gomme
Concordia University
March 28, 2014
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Giving and Probability Location: BA 130

David Reinstein
University of Essex

 

Fall 2013

December 11, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
The Gender Gap in Price Negotiations: Evidence from New Car Sales Location: BA 130

Ambarish Chandra
University at Albany
November 8, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Optimal Provision-After-Wait in Healthcare Location: BA 130

Jing Chen
SUNY Stonybrook
November 1, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Are Supply Side Drug Control Efforts Effective? Evaluating OTC Regulations Targeting Methamphetamine Precursors Location: BA 130

Matthew Weinberg
Drexel University
October 28, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Are all U.S. Credit Unions Alike? A Generalized Model of Heterogeneous Technologies with Endogenous Switching and Fixed Effects Location: BA 130

Emir Malikov
Binghamton University
October 25, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Old, Sick, Alone and Poor: A welfare Analysis of Old-Age Social Insurance Programs Location: BA 130

Tatyana Koreshkova
Concordia University
October 16, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Political Environments, Regulations and Investment in the Electric Power Distribution Location: BA 130

Claire Lim
Cornell University
October 15, 2013
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
MIDAS Regressions with Time-Varying Parameters: An Application to Corporate Bond Spreads and GDP in the Euro Area Location: BA 130

Christian Schumacher
Bundesbank, Germany
October 9, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Expanding 'Choice' in School Choice Location: BA 130

Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Duke University
September 30, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm

Additive Nonparametric Regression in the Presence of Endogenous Regressors Location: BA 130

Deniz Ozabaci
Binghamton University

September 11, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Unimodal domains, anti-exchange properties, and coalitional strategy-proofness of voting rules Location: BA 130

Stefano Vannucci
University of Siena, Italy



Spring 2013


April 26, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
The Determinants and Consequences of Friendship Composition Location: BA 130

Jason Fletcher
Yale School of Public Health
April 19, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Reverse Mortgage Loans: A Quantitative Analysis Location: BA 130

Makoto Nakajima
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
April 12, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Bidding for Teams Location: BA 130

Benoit Julien
University of New South Wales
April 8, 2013
2:00pm
to
3:30pm
A Spatial Autoregressive Production Frontier Model for Panel Data Location: BA 349

Robin Sickles
Rice University
March 25, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
The "Crowd Out" Problem in Structural Models of the Macroeconomy Location: BA 130

John Heim
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 


Department of Economics Recruitment Seminar


February 22, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of the Extended Roy Model Location: BA 130

Byoung Gun Park
Yale University
February 21, 2013
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
Targeted Advertising in Magazine Markets and the Advent of the Internet Location: BA 130

Ambarish Chandra
University of Toronto
February 4, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Model Selection in the Presence of Incidental Parameters Location: BA 130

Yoonseok Lee
University of Michigan
February 1, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Do Unemployment Benefits Affect Workers' Job Search? Evidence from Establishment Closures in West Germany Location: BA 130

Italo Gutierrez
University of Michigan
January 31, 2013
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
IDEAL Inference on Conditional Quantiles via Interpolated Duals of Exact Analytic L-statistics Location: BA 130

David Kaplan
University of California, San Diego
January 28, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Has Job Polarization Squeezed the Middle Class? Evidence from Allocation of Talents Location: BA 130

Michael Boehm
London School of Economics & Political Science
January 25, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
A Method of Correcting for Misreporting Applied to the Food Stamp Program Location: BA 130

Nikolas Mittag
University of Chicago
January 23, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Estimating Various Kinds of Peer Effects on Academic Performance Location: BA 130

Chungsang Lam
University of Chicago
January 21, 2013
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Predictive Quantile Regression with Persistent Covariates Location: BA 130

Ji Hyung Lee
Yale University

 


Fall 2012


December 3, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Detecting Asset Price Bubbles in the Near-Explosive Random Coefficient Autoregressive Model Location: BA 130

Guillaume Chevillon
ESSEC Business School
November 30, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuities Location: BA 130

Frank Caliendo
Utah State University
November 2, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Learning the Ropes: Task Specific Experience and the Output of Idaho State Police Location: BA 130

Greg D'Angelo
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
October 23, 2012
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
Fertility Transitions Along the Extensive and Intensive Margins Location: BA 130

Daniel Aaronson
Chicago Federal Reserve
October 19, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Capital Goods Trade and Economic Development Location: BA 130

Piyusha Mutreja
Syracuse University
October 17, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Tax Multipliers: Pitfalls in Measurement and Identification Location: BA 130

Daniel Riera-Crichton
Bates College
October 16, 2012
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
Special seminar in honor of Professor Terry Kinal’s retirement
Firm-level Productivity Spillovers in China’s Chemical Industry: A Spatial Hausman-Taylor Approach Location: BA 130

Badi Baltagi
Distinguished Professor of Economics
Syracuse University
October 15, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Equal Opportunity vs. Innovation Location: BA 130

Laurence Kranich
University at Albany
October 12, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Home Production and Social Security Reform Location: BA 130

Annie Yang
University at Albany
October 5, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Behavioral Welfare Economics and Redistribution Location: BA 233

Marc Fleurbaey
Princeton University
September 21, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Endogenous Liquidity and the Business Cycle Location: BA 130

Saki Bigio
Columbia University
September 12, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
The Economics of Cross-Border Travel Location: BA 130

Ambarish Chandra
University of Toronto
August 27, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Trade with time zone differences: Factor market implications Location: BA 130

Sugata Marjit
Centre for Studies in Social Science, Calcutta India

 


Spring 2012


May 2, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
A Simple Theoretical Argument in Support of Affirmative Action Location: BA 130

Laurence Kranich
University at Albany
May 1, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education Location: BA 130

Annie Yang
University at Albany
April 27, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Information and Efficiency Under Alternative Trading Protocols Location: BA 130

Andrei Schevchenko
Michigan State University
April 24, 2012
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
The Contribution of Study Abroad to Human Capital for United States College Students Location: BA 130

Stephen Schmidt
Union College
April 18, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Assignment Models and Qualitative Mismatches Location: BA 130

Michael Sattinger
University at Albany
April 13, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Financial Markets and Fluctuations in Uncertainty Location: BA 130

Yan Bai
Rochester University
March 30, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Is Leisure a Normal Good? Evidence from the European Parliament Location: BA 130

Naci Mocan
Louisiana State University
March 27, 2012
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
On the Asymptotic Size of Subvector Tests in the Linear Instrumental Variables Model Location: BA 130

Patrik Guggenberger
University of California, San Diego
March 9, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Globalization under Financial Imperfection Location: BA 130

Taiji Furusawa
Hitotusbashi and Harvard University
January 30, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Nonparametric Triangular Simultaneous Equations Models with Weak Instruments Location: BA 130

Sukjin Han
Yale University
January 27, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Empirical Likelihood Based Constrained Nonparametric Regression with an Application to Option Price and State Price Density Estimation Location: BA 130

Guangyi Ma
Texas A&M University
January 25, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Tests for Overidentifying Restrictions in Factor-Augmented VAR Models Location: BA 130

Xu Han
North Carolina State University
January 23, 2012
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Correlated Random Coefficient Panel Data Models Location: BA 130

Zhongwen Liang
Texas A&M University

 


Fall 2011


November 17, 2011
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
Assessing Global Vector Autoregressive Models for Forecasts Location: BA 130

Neil Ericsson
Federal Reserve Board
November 2, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education: An Exploratory Model Location: BA 130

John Bailey Jones
University at Albany
October 14, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Labor-Market Heterogeneity Aggregation, and the Policy-(In)variance of DSGE Model Parameters Location: BA 130

Yongsung Chang
University of Rochester
October 11, 2011
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
Dual Least Squares Location: BA 130

Bruce Dieffenbach
University at Albany
October 7, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Longevity, Life-cycle Behavior and Pension Reform Location: BA 130

Victoria Prowse
Cornell University
September 16, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
The Free Installment Puzzle Location: BA 130

John Rust, Sun-Jin Cho
University of Maryland
September 15, 2011
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
Inside the Refrigerator: Immigration Enforcement and Chilling Effects in Medicaid Participation Location: BA 130

Tara Watson
Williams College
September 12, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Qualitative Mismatches Location: BA 130

Michael Sattinger
University at Albany

 


Spring 2011


April 29, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Insuring student Loans Against the Risk of College Failure Location: BA 130

Felicia Ionescu
Colgate University
April 27, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Informed Momentum Trading versus Uninformed "Naïve" Investors StrategiesLocation: BA 130

Anurag Banerjee
Durham School of Business
April 15, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Establishment Heterogeneity, Exporter Dynamics and the Effects of Trade Liberalization Location: BA 130

George Alessandria
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
April 14, 2011
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
Bayes' procedures for 21-st Century Key Issues Location: BA 130

Herman van Dijk
Erasmus University Rotterdam
April 8, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Inflated Responses in Self Assessed Health Location: BA 130

William Greene
New York University
April 1, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
On the Strategic Disclosure of Feasible Options in Bargaining Location: BA 130

Geoffroy de Clippel
Brown University
March 25, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Has the Recession Increased the NAIRU? Location: BA 130

Wiliam Dickens
Northeastern University
March 18, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Hiring Through Referrals Location: BA 130

Manolis Galenianos
Pennsylvania State University
March 15, 2011
4:15pm
to
5:35pm
Spatial Risk Premium on Weather Derivatives and Hedging Weather Exposure in Electricity Location: BA 130

Wolfgang Hardle
Humboldt University
March 11, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Mismatch in the US Labor Market Location: BA 130

Gianluca Violante
New York University
February 9, 2011
3:30pm
to
5:00pm
Characterizing Law of Demand Violations for Separable Utility Location: BA 130

Yakar Kannai
Weitzmann Institute