Spring 2020 Seminars

All seminars will be held at Room 110 in Hudson, unless otherwise noted.

Mon, March 16, 3:30 PM

Macroeconomics Seminar

Credit Condition, Inflation, and Unemployment 

Liang Wang (University of Hawaii Manoa)

Fri, February 28, 3:30 PM

Econometrics Seminar

Identification of Incomplete Preferences

Arie Beresteanu (University of Pittsburgh)

Fri, January 31, 3:30 PM

Econometrics Seminar

The Dark Side of the Moon: Searching for the Other Half of Seasonality

Gary Cornwall (Bureau of Economic Analysis)


Past Seminars
Fall 2019 Seminars

Wed, November 20, 3:30 PM

Macroeconomics Seminar

The Micro Anatomy of Large Scale Consumption Adjustments

Diego Perez (New York University)

Fri, November 15, 3:30 PM

Macroeconomics Seminar

Noisy Search For Multiple Products

Garth Baughman (The Federal Reserve Board)

Mon, November 4, 3:30 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Freedom and Voting Power

Itai Sher (UMass Amherst)

Fri, November 1, 3:30 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Data-Driven Optimal Auction Theory

Tim Roughgarden (Columbia University)

Mon, October 21, 3:30 PM

Macroeconomics Seminar

Taxing Top Earners: A Human Capital Perspective 

Mark Hugget (Georgetown University)

Fri, October 18, 3:30 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

The Impact of Expanding Public Health Insurance on Safety Net Program Participation: Evidence from the ACA Medicaid Expansion

L. Shore-Sheppard (Williams College)

Thu, October 17, 4:15 PM

Econometrics Seminar

China's Product Quality-Upgrading in U.S. Market : a Micro-Level Analysis based on Exporter Dynamics

Wufei Wang

Fri, October 4, 3:30 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Understanding the Decline in Private Sector Unionization:  A Skill-based Approach

Michael Lovenheim (Cornell University)

Thu, October 3, 4:15 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Compatibility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market

Jing Li (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Mon, September 30, 3:30 PM

Econometrics Seminar

Bias Correction and Robust Inference in Semiparametric Models

Xiye Yang (Rutgers University)

Wed, September 25, 3:30 PM

Econometrics Seminar

Panel Nonparametric Estimation of Conditional Heteroskedastic Frontiers

Jun Cai (Syracuse University)

Fri, September 13, 3:30 PM

Econometrics Seminar

Air Passenger Demand Forecasting using Deep Learning Methods

Nahid Jafari (State University of New York - Farmingdale)

Wed, September 11, 3:30 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Behavioral Impediments to Valuing Annuities : Complexity and Choice Bracketing

Erzo F.P. Luttmer (Dartmouth College)

Mon, August 26, 3:30 PM

Econometrics Seminar

Wealth Distribution, Inequality and Capital Flows - The Role or Credit Market imperfection

Sugata Marjit (Reserve Bank of India)

Mon, July 22, 3:30 PM

Macroeconomics Seminar

Bargaining With Renegotiation In Models With On-The-Job Search

Axel Gottfries (University of Edinburgh)

Spring 2019 Seminars

Tue, April 30, 4:15 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Information, Relative Performance and Technology Abandonment: Evidence from a FDA Safety Communication

Bingxiao Wu (Rutgers University)

Fri, April 19, 3:30 PM

Macroeconomics Seminar

Endogenous Skills and Labor Income Inequality

Guanyi Yang (St. Lawrence University)

Mon, April 15, 3:30 PM

Econometrics Seminar

Simple Semiparametric Estimation of Ordered Response Model

Ruixuan Liu (Emory University)

Thu, April 11, 4:15 PM

Econometrics Seminar

Difference-in-Differences with Multiple Time Periods

Pedro Sant'Anna (Vanderbilt University)

Fri, April 5, 3:30 PM

Macroeconomics Seminar

Misallocation Effects of Labor Market Frictions

Stanislave Rabinovich (University of North Carolina)

Thu, April 4, 4:15 PM

Econometrics Seminar

Asymmetric Information, Reputation, and Welfare in Online Credit Markets

Yi Xin (Johns Hopkins University)

Mon, April 1, 3:30 PM

Macroeconomics Seminar

Accounting for Gender and Race Labor Market Gaps during the Life Cycle: A Search and Matching Approach

Juan Carlos Cordoba (Iowa State University)

Tue, March 26, 4:15 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Salary Disclosure and Hiring: Field Experimental Evidence from a Two-Sided Audit Study 

Laura Gee (TUFTS University)

Fri, March 8, 3:30PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Investment versus Output Subsidies: Implications of Alternative Incentives for Wind Energy

Todd Gerarden (Cornell University)

Mon, March 4, 3:30 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Relinquishing Riches: Auctions vs Informal Negotiations in Texas Oil and Gas Leasing

Richard Sweeney (Boston College)

Fri, March 1, 3:30PM

Macroeconomics Seminar

Inflation Targeting with Sovereign Default Risk

Gabriel Mihalache (Stony Brook University)

Fri, February 8, 3:30 PM

Microeconomics Seminar

Misperception and Technology Adoption

Jonathan Skinner (Dartmouth College)

Fall 2018 Seminars

December 5, 4:15 PM

Science, Interrupted: Budget Uncertainty and Its Effects on Innovation 

Wei Yang Tham (Ohio State University)

December 3, 4:15 PM

The Impact of High Deductible Health Insurance Plans on Spending and Enrollee Behavioral Response

Alicia Atwood (Vassar College)

November 16, 3:30 PM

Inflation Targeting with Sovereign Default Risk

Gabriel Mihalache (Stony Brook University)

November 14, 4:15 PM

Does Health IT Save Money and Lives? New Evidence from Vendor Heterogeneity

Jianjing Lin (RPI)

November 13, 3:30 PM

Predictive Quantile Regression: Adaptive Lasso Approach

Rui Fan (RPI)


Microeconomics Seminar

Pinka Chatterji, Siyang Li, Jerry Marschke (University at Albany)

November 1, 3:30 PM

Automation and the Diffusion of Information Technology

Unnikrishnan Sadasivan Pillai (SUNY Polytechnic Institute)

October 12, 3:30 PM

A Decision Tree Analysis and Net lift Model in Children's Health Care Analysis

Hua Lin (University at Albany)

October 9, 3:30 PM

Inflation-Linked Public Debt in Emerging Economies

Patricia Gomez-Gonzalez (Fordham University)

October 2, 3:30 PM

Analyzing the Interplay Between Public-Pension Finances and Governmental Finances: Lessons from Linking an Economic Model to a Pension Fund Model

Yimeng Yin (University at Albany)

September 28, 3:30 PM

Resource-Envy-Freeness: A New Notion of Fairness in Production Economies with Dedicated Factors

Laurence Kranich (University at Albany)

September 24, 4:15 PM

Does Seasonality of Birth Outcome Really Exist? Evidence from Weather Conditions During Pregnancy

Jun Soo Lee (University at Albany)

September 17, 4:15 PM

The Dynamics of the Racial Wealth Gap

Eric Young (University of Virginia)

September 12, 4:15 PM

Unpacking Changes in the Funds Rate Target

Kenneth N. Kuttner (Williams College)

Spring 2018 Seminars

April 27, 3:30 PM

A Test of Selection on Observables Assumption Using a Discontinuously Distributed Covariate

Nese Yildiz (University of Rochester)

April 26, 3:30 PM

Policy Analysis Using Panel and Multilevel Regression Models with Group Interactive Fixed Effects

Min Seong Kim (University of Connecticut)

April 25, 3:30 PM

Approximate Cluster-Robust Inference

James MacKinnon (Queen's University, Kingston)

April 13, 3:30 PM

College Access and Adult Health

Ben Cowan (Washington State University)

April 9, 3:30 PM

Is Quality Contagious? The Role of Physician Networks in Promoting Quality HIV Care

Chad Daniel Stecher (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

April 6, 3:30 PM

Survival of the Fittest: The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Firm Exit

Michael Luca (Harvard Business School)

April 5, 4:15 PM

Bootstrap Model Averaging Unit Root Inference

James MacKinnon (Queen's University, Kingston)

April 3, 4:15 PM

Essays on Money, Banking, and Finance

Duong Ngo (University at Albany)

March 21, 3:30 PM

Nevertheless, She Disrupted: the Role of Women in Research

Julia Lane (New York University)

March 20, 4:15 PM

Endogenous Driving Behavior in Veil of Darkness Tests for Racial Profiling

Matthew B. Ross (Ohio State University)

February 6, 4:15 PM

Harnessing the Power of the Sun through Online Platforms: Evidence from the Rooftop Solar Market

Jackson Dorsey (University of Arizona)

February 2, 3:30 PM

Marriage-Related Policies in an Estimated Life-Cycle Model of Households' Labor Supply and Savings for Two Cohorts

Fang Yang (Louisiana State University)

January 31, 3:30 PM

Borrowing Constraints, Search, and Life Cycle Inequality

Benjamin Griffy (UC Santa Barbara)

January 30, 4:15 PM

Which Fossil Fuel Taxes Promote Innovation In Renewable Electricity Generation?

Itziar Lazkano (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

January 29, 3:30 PM

Energy Efficiency and Directed Technical Change: Implications for Climate Change Mitigation

Gregory Casey (Brown University)

January 23, 4:15 PM

Financial Stability, Growth and Macroprudential Policy

Chang Ma (Johns Hopkins University)

Fall 2017 Seminars

Dec 13, 3:30 PM

Technology Spillover, Product Market Synergies and Value Creation

Gusang Kang (University at Albany)

Dec 12, 3:30 PM

Explain Sovereign Debt Default in Argentina

Rongzi Shan (University at Albany)

Dec 1, 3:30 PM

HEALTH INSURANCE AND THE BOOMERANG GENERATION: DID THE 2010 ACA Dependent Care Provision Affect Geographic Mobility and Living Arrangements Among Young Adults?

Pinka Chatterji (University at Albany)

Nov 30, 4:15 PM

The Long-Term Health and Socioeconomic Effects of Bangladesh 1974 Famine

Mir Mahmud Nahid (University at Albany)

Nov 29, 3:30 PM

Multi-Type Resource Allocation

Lirong Xia (RPI)

Nov 27, 3:30 PM

Medicaid and Provider Supply

Jason Huh (RPI)

Nov 17, 3:30 PM

Optimal Taxation with Private Insurance

Yena Park (University of Rochester)

Nov 14, 4:15 PM

Children-at-Work: A District-Level Study of Rural West Bengal

Anil Bhuimali (Raiganj University)

Nov 10, 3:30 PM

Globalization and Executive Compensation

William Olney (Williams College)

Nov 8, 3:30 PM

Identification and Estimation of Multi-Period Simple Contracts

Daiqiang Zhang (University at Albany)

Oct 25, 3:30 PM

Interest on Reserves and Monetary Policy of Targeting Both Interest Rate and Money Supply

Duong Ngotran (University at Albany)

Oct 17, 4:15 PM

FIX-k ASYMPTOTICALLY UNBIASED Estimation of Tail properties with complete, censored, or truncated data

Yulong Wang (Syracuse University)

Oct 16, 3:30 PM

Reclassification Risk in the Small Group Health Insurance Market

Gautam Gowrisankaran (University of Arizona)

Oct 11, 3:30 PM

The Cyclical Behavior of Job Quality and Real Wage Growth

Baris Kaymak (University of Montreal)

Oct 2, 3:30 PM

Optimal Income Taxes, Transfers and Inequality for an Atkinson-Based Social Welfare Function

Michael Sattinger (University at Albany)

Sep 28, 4:15 PM

Evaluating the Disability Review Process: A Latent Variable Approach using Matched SIPP/Administrative Data

Angela VanDerwerken (University at Albany)

Sep 25, 4:15 PM

Dynamic Model of Labor Supply and Fertility with Ben-Porath Human Capital Accumulation

Minhee Kim (University at Albany)

Sep 19, 4:15 PM

Adaptive Lasso for Stochastic Frontier Models

Hyunseok Jung (Syracuse University)

Sep 18, 3:30 PM

Foreign Peer Effects and Stem Major Choice

Kevin Shih (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Sep 13, 3:30 PM

Good and Factor Market Integration: A Quantitative Assessment of the Eu Enlargement

Fernando Parro (SAIS,John Hopkins Washington D.C.)

Sep 11, 3:30 PM

Equity in Production Economies with Dedicated Factors 

Laurence Kranich (University at Albany)

Sep 8, 3:30 PM

Forecasting New York State Tax Revenue: A Factor MIDAS Approach

Cheng Yang (University at Albany)

Aug 31, 4:15 PM

Effect of Biomarker Information on Health Awareness and it's Disparities: A Study from the HRS Panel 

Soumyadeb Chatterjee (University at Albany)

Spring 2017 Seminars

May 4, 4:15 PM

Foreign Bank Entry and Bank Efficiency

Chun-Yu Ho (University at Albany)

May 1, 3:30 PM

Monetary Policy in India and Role of Survey Forecasts

Abhiman Das  (India Institute of Management)

April 21, 3:30 PM

Multidimensional Sorting Under Random Search

Ilse Lindenlaub (Yale University)

April 20, 4:15 PM

Foundations of Infometrics in Pictures

Amos Golan (American University)

April 18, 4:15 PM

Inverse Probability Tilting with Spatial Data: Small Sample Performance and Real Estate Application

Jeffrey Cohen (University of Connecticut)

March 27, 3:30 PM

Reducing Inappropriate Prescribing: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Medicare

Adam Sacarny (Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health)

March 24, 3:30 PM

On The Double Taxation of Corporate Profits

Alexis Anagnostopoulos (Stony Brook University)

March 20, 3:30 PM

Why Don't Rich Countries Default? Explaining Debt/GDP and Sovereign Debt Crises

Betty Daniel (University at Albany)

March 7, 4:15 PM

Three Essays on Electricity Pricing, Congestion, and Market Efficiency

Yu Zou (University at Albany)

Feb 3, 3:30 PM

Why Don't Rich Countries Default? Explaining Debt/GDP and Sovereign Debt Crises

Yang Lu (Aix-Marseille School of Economics)

Feb 1, 3:30 PM

Estimating and Testing High Dimensional Factor Models with Multiple Structural Changes

Fa Wang (Syracuse University)

Jan 27, 4:15 PM

Testing for Heteroscedasticity in Jumpy and Noisy High-Frequency Data: A Resampling Approach

Ulrich Hounyo  (University of Montreal)

Jan 25, 3:30 PM

Incremental Factor Model for High Frequency Observations with Large Dimension and Long Span

Ye Lu (Indiana University)

Fall 2016 Seminars

Dec 9, 3:30 PM

Going Beyond LATE: Bounding Average Treatment Effects of Job Corps Training

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes (Syracuse University)

Dec 8, 4:15 PM

Gross Migration, Housing, and Urban Population Dynamics

Morris Davis (Rutgers University)

Dec 2, 3:30 PM

Optimal Sovereign Defaults in the Presence of Financial Frictions

Yun Pei (University at Buffalo)

Nov 21, 3:30 PM

Fertility Restrictions and Life Cycle Outcomes: Evidence from the One Child Policy in China

Wei Huang (Harvard University and NBER)

Nov 18, 3:30 PM

Equilibrium Corporate Finance and Intermediation

Gian Luca Clementi  (New York University)

Nov 17, 4:15 PM

A Random Walk Down the Economic Policy Street: Effects of Economic Policy Uncertainty on Forecasting Future Real Economic Activity

Juha Junttila (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland)

Nov 7, 3:30 PM

Financial Education and Savings Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment among Low Income Clients of Branchless Banking in India 

Santadarshan Sadhu (NORC at the University of Chicago)

Oct 14, 3:30 PM

Aging and Health Financing in the US: A General Equilibrium Analysis

Juergen Jung (Towson University)

Sep 8, 4:15 PM

Unemployment Shocks for Individuals on the Margin: Exploring the Recidivism Effects

Garima Siwach (University at Albany)

Sep 6, 4:15 PM

Stationary Points for Parametric Stochastic Frontier Models

Ian Wright (Northeastern University)

Spring 2016 Seminars

May 3, 3:30 PM

Engine of Dominance: Competence-Enhancing Process Innovation

Stuart Rosenthal (Syracuse University)

April 29, 3:30 PM

Trade Inequality, and the Endogenous Sorting of Heterogeneous Workers

Eunhee Lee  (Yale University)

April 28, 3:30 PM

The Vertical City: Rent Gradients and Spatial Structure

Kenneth Simons (Rennsealer Polytechnic Institute)

April 26, 3:30 PM

Transferring Ownership of Public Housing to Existing Tenants: A Mechanism Design Approach

Lars Ehlers (University of Montreal)

April 25, 3:30 PM

Measuring the Effects of Employment Protection Policies for the Disabled: Evidence from the Americans with Disabilities Act

Soojin Kim (Purdue University)

April 20, 3:30 PM

Racial Discrimination in the Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Michael Luca (Harvard Business School)

April 15, 3:30 PM

Multidimensional Sorting Under Random Search

Ilse Lindenlaub (Yale University)

April 13, 3:30 PM

Lifecycle Retirement Planning: Experimental Evidence

Yue Li (University at Albany)

March 28, 3:30 PM

Supervisors and Performance Evaluation Systems

Fabian Lange (Mcgill University)

Mar 9, 3:30 PM

The Price Puzzle and Var Identification

Arturo Estrella (Renssellaer Polytechnique Institute)

Fall 2015 Seminars

Dec 04

State-Dependent Effects of Fiscal Expansions

Huixin Bi (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)

Dec 02

Within-Group Estimator for Fixed Effects Quantile Panels

Heng Chen (Bank of Canada)

Nov 20

Evaluating Long-Term-Care Policy Options, Taking the Family Seriously

Daniel Barczyk (McGill University)

Nov 19

Money, Credit, Monetary Policy and the Business Cucle in the Euro Area

Domenico Giannone (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

Nov 18

Effects of Collecting Income Taxes on Social Security Benefits

Yue Li (University at Albany)

Nov 2

Gender-Neutral Inheritance Laws, Family Structure, and Women's Social Status in India

Sulagna Mookerjee  (Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service in Qatar)

Oct 23

A Stock-Flow thoery of Unemployment with Endogenous Match Formation

Williams Hawkins (McGill University)

Oct 9

Forecast Error Monetary Policy Shocks

Tara Sinclair (George Washington University)

Sep 21

Macroeconomic Uncertainty Through the Lens of Professional Forecasters 

Rodrigo Sekkel (Bank of Canada)

Spring 2015 Seminars

May 1

Austerity Measures: Do They Avert Fiscal Crises?

Christos Shiamptanis (Wilfrid Laurier University)

April 23

Subvector Inference for Local Regression

Ke-Li Xu (Texas A&M University)

April 17

On the Efficiency of Stable Matchings in large Markets

Sangmok Lee (University of Pennsylvania)

April 14

Panel Data Models with Multiple Jump Discontinuities in the Parameter

Robin Sickles (Rice University)

April 10

Marketmaking Middlemen

Makoto Watanabe (VU University Amsterdam)

April 9

Nonparametric Threshold Regression: Estimation and Inference

Daniel Henderson (University of Alabama)

March 30

Optimal Personal Income Taxation and the Minimization of Substitution Effects

Michael Sattinger (University at Albany)

March 27

Employment-Based Health Insurance, Uncertain Medical Expenses, and Aggregate Labor Supply

Kai Zhao (University at Connecticut)

March 13

Beauty Premium and Marriage Premium in Search Equilibrium: Theory and Empirical Test

Roberto Bonilla (University of Newcastle)

Fall 2014 Seminars

September 15

Can New Ideas Make Abatement Cheap

Stephi Fried (University of California - San Diego)

September 12

Securing Basic Well Being for All

Naoki Yoshihara (Hitotsubashi University)

August 18

Fair Allocation of Disputed Properties

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

Spring 2014 Seminars

May 2

The Persistence of Corporate Reputation and Performance 

Katsuya Takii (Osaka University)

April 25

Identifying the Distribution of Treatment Effects under Support of Restrictions

Ju Hyun Kim (Columbia University)

April 16

Optimal Personal Income Taxation

Michael Sattinger (University at Albany)

April 11

Minimum Wages and Single Mothers' Welfare Participation - First Preliminary Findings

Peter Brandon (University at Albany)

April 7

Inflation Uncertainty and Monetary Policy in the Eurozone - Evidence from the ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters

Matthias Hartman (Heidelberg University)

April 4

A Tale of Tax Policies in Open Economies

Paul Gomme (Concordia University)

March 28

Giving and Probability

David Reinstein (University of Essex)

Fall 2013 Seminars

December 11

The Gender Gap in Price Negotiations: Evidence from New Car Sales

Ambarish Chandra (University at Albany)

November 8

Optimal Provision-After-Wait in Healthcare

Jing Chen (SUNY Stonybrook)

November 1

Are Supply Side Drug Control Efforts Effective? Evaluating OTC Regulations Targeting Methamphetamine Precursors

Matthew Weinberg (Drexel University)

October 28

Are all U.S. Credit Unions Alike? A Generalized Model of Heterogeneous Technologies with Endogenous Switching and Fixed Effects

Emir Malikov (Binghamton University)

October 25

Old, Sick, Alone and Poor: A welfare Analysis of Old-Age Social Insurance Programs

Tatyana Koreshkova (Concordia University)

October 16

Political Environments, Regulations and Investment in the Electric Power Distribution

Claire Lim (Cornell University)

October 15

MIDAS Regressions with Time-Varying Parameters: An Application to Corporate Bond Spreads and GDP in the Euro Area

Christian Schumacher (Bundesbank, Germany)

October 9

Expanding 'Choice' in School Choice

Atila Abdulkadiroglu (Duke University)

September 30

Additive Nonparametric Regression in the Presence of Endogenous Regressors

Deniz Ozabaci (Binghamton University)

December 11

Unimodal domains, anti-exchange properties, and coalitional strategy-proofness of voting rules

Stefano Vannucci (University of Siena, Italy)

Spring 2013 Seminars

April 26

The Determinants and Consequences of Friendship Composition

Jason Fletcher (Yale School of Public Health)

April 19

Reverse Mortgage Loans: A Quantitative Analysis

Makoto Nakajima (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)

April 12,

Bidding for Teams

Benoit Julien (University of New South Wales)

April 8

A Spatial Autoregressive Production Frontier Model for Panel Data

Robin Sickles (Rice University)

March 25

The "Crowd Out" Problem in Structural Models of the Macroeconomy

John Heim (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

February 22

Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of the Extended Roy Model

Byoung Gun Park (Yale University)

February 21

Targeted Advertising in Magazine Markets and the Advent of the Internet

Ambarish Chandra (University of Toronto)

February 4

Model Selection in the Presence of Incidental Parameters

Yoonseok Lee (University of Michigan)

February 1

Do Unemployment Benefits Affect Workers' Job Search? Evidence from Establishment Closures in West Germany

Italo Gutierrez (University of Michigan)

January 31

IDEAL Inference on Conditional Quantiles via Interpolated Duals of Exact Analytic L-statistics

David Kaplan (University of California, San Diego)

January 28

Has Job Polarization Squeezed the Middle Class? Evidence from Allocation of Talents

Michael Boehm (London School of Economics & Political Science)

January 25

A Method of Correcting for Misreporting Applied to the Food Stamp Program

Nikolas Mittag (University of Chicago)

January 23

Estimating Various Kinds of Peer Effects on Academic Performance

Chungsang Lam (University of Chicago)

January 21

Predictive Quantile Regression with Persistent Covariates

Ji Hyung Lee (Yale University)

Fall 2012 Seminars

December 3

Detecting Asset Price Bubbles in the Near-Explosive Random Coefficient Autoregressive Model

Guillaume Chevillon (ESSEC Business School)

November 30

Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuities

Frank Caliendo (Utah State University)

November 2

Learning the Ropes: Task Specific Experience and the Output of Idaho State Police

Greg D'Angelo (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

October 23

Fertility Transitions Along the Extensive and Intensive Margins

Daniel Aaronson (Chicago Federal Reserve)

October 19

Capital Goods Trade and Economic Development

Piyusha Mutreja (Syracuse University)

October 17

Tax Multipliers: Pitfalls in Measurement and Identification

Daniel Riera-Crichton (Bates College)

October 16

Special seminar in honor of Professor Terry Kinal's retirement
Firm-level Productivity Spillovers in China?s Chemical Industry: A Spatial Hausman-Taylor Approach 

Badi Baltagi (Syracuse University)

October 15

Equal Opportunity vs. Innovation

Laurence Kranich (University at Albany)

October 12

Home Production and Social Security Reform

Annie Yang (University at Albany)

October 5

Behavioral Welfare Economics and Redistribution

Marc Fleurbaey (Princeton University)

September 21

Endogenous Liquidity and the Business Cycle

Saki Bigio (Columbia University)

September 12

The Economics of Cross-Border Travel

Ambarish Chandra (University of Toronto)

August 27

Trade with time zone differences: Factor market implications

Sugata Marjit (Centre for Studies in Social Science, Calcutta India)

Spring 2012 Seminars

May 2

A Simple Theoretical Argument in Support of Affirmative Action

Laurence Kranich (University at Albany)

May 1

Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education

Annie Yang (University at Albany)

April 27

Information and Efficiency Under Alternative Trading Protocols

Andrei Schevchenko (Michigan State University)

April 24

The Contribution of Study Abroad to Human Capital for United States College Students

Stephen Schmidt (Union College)

April 18

Assignment Models and Qualitative Mismatches

Michael Sattinger (University at Albany)

April 13

Financial Markets and Fluctuations in Uncertainty

Yan Bai (Rochester University)

March 30

Is Leisure a Normal Good? Evidence from the European Parliament

Naci Mocan (Louisiana State University)

March 27

On the Asymptotic Size of Subvector Tests in the Linear Instrumental Variables Model

Patrik Guggenberger (University of California, San Diego)

March 9

Globalization under Financial Imperfection

Taiji Furusawa (Hitotusbashi and Harvard University)

January 30

Nonparametric Triangular Simultaneous Equations Models with Weak Instruments

Sukjin Han (Yale University)

January 27

Empirical Likelihood Based Constrained Nonparametric Regression with an Application to Option Price and State Price Density Estimation

Guangyi Ma (Texas A&M University)

January 25

Tests for Overidentifying Restrictions in Factor-Augmented VAR Models

Xu Han (North Carolina State University)

January 23

Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Correlated Random Coefficient Panel Data Models

Zhongwen Liang (Texas A&M University)

Fall 2011 Seminars

November 17

Assessing Global Vector Autoregressive Models for Forecasts

Neil Ericsson (Federal Reserve Board)

November 2

Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education: An Exploratory Model

John Bailey Jones (University at Albany)

October 14

Labor-Market Heterogeneity Aggregation, and the Policy-(In)variance of DSGE Model Parameters

Yongsung Chang (University of Rochester)

October 11

Dual Least Squares

Bruce Dieffenbach (University at Albany)

October 7

Longevity, Life-cycle Behavior and Pension Reform

Victoria Prowse (Cornell University)

September 16

The Free Installment Puzzle

John Rust, Sun-Jin Cho (University of Maryland)

September 15

Inside the Refrigerator: Immigration Enforcement and Chilling Effects in Medicaid Participation

Tara Watson (Williams College)

September 12

Qualitative Mismatches

Michael Sattinger (University at Albany)

Spring 2011 Seminars

April 29

Insuring student Loans Against the Risk of College Failure

Felicia Ionescu (Colgate University)

April 27

Informed Momentum Trading versus Uninformed "Naive" Investors Strategies

Anurag Banerjee (Durham School of Business)

April 15

Establishment Heterogeneity, Exporter Dynamics and the Effects of Trade Liberalization

George Alessandria (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)

April 14

Bayes' procedures for 21-st Century Key Issues

Herman van Dijk (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

April 8

Inflated Responses in Self Assessed Health

William Greene (New York University)

April 1

On the Strategic Disclosure of Feasible Options in Bargaining

Geoffroy de Clippel (Brown University)

March 25

Has the Recession Increased the NAIRU?

Wiliam Dickens (Northeastern University)

March 18

Hiring Through Referrals

Manolis Galenianos (Pennsylvania State University)

March 15

Spatial Risk Premium on Weather Derivatives and Hedging Weather Exposure in Electricity

Wolfgang Hardle (Humboldt University)

March 11

Mismatch in the US Labor Market

Gianluca Violante (New York University)

February 9

Characterizing Law of Demand Violations for Separable Utility

Yakar Kannai (Weitzmann Institute)