University at Albany

Seminars 2012

Fall 2012

December 3, 2012
Detecting Asset Price Bubbles in the Near-Explosive Random Coefficient Autoregressive Model
Guillaume Chevillon
ESSEC Business School
November 30, 2012
Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuities
Frank Caliendo
Utah State University
November 2, 2012
Learning the Ropes: Task Specific Experience and the Output of Idaho State Police
Greg D'Angelo
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
October 23, 2012
Fertility Transitions Along the Extensive and Intensive Margins
Daniel Aaronson
Chicago Federal Reserve
October 19, 2012
Capital Goods Trade and Economic Development
Piyusha Mutreja
Syracuse University
October 17, 2012
Tax Multipliers: Pitfalls in Measurement and Identification
Daniel Riera-Crichton
Bates College
October 16, 2012
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
Distinguished Professor of Economics
Syracuse University
October 15, 2012
Equal Opportunity vs. Innovation
Laurence Kranich
University at Albany
October 12, 2012
Home Production and Social Security Reform
Annie Yang
University at Albany
October 5, 2012
Behavioral Welfare Economics and Redistribution
Marc Fleurbaey
Princeton University
September 21, 2012
Endogenous Liquidity and the Business Cycle
Saki Bigio
Columbia University
September 12, 2012
The Economics of Cross-Border Travel
Ambarish Chandra
University of Toronto
August 27, 2012
Trade with time zone differences: Factor market implications
Sugata Marjit
Centre for Studies in Social Science, Calcutta India

Spring 2012

May 2, 2012
A Simple Theoretical Argument in Support of Affirmative Action
Laurence Kranich
University at Albany
May 1, 2012
Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education
Annie Yang
University at Albany
April 27, 2012
Information and Efficiency Under Alternative Trading Protocols
Andrei Schevchenko
Michigan State University
April 24, 2012
The Contribution of Study Abroad to Human Capital for United States College Students
Stephen Schmidt
Union College
April 18, 2012
Assignment Models and Qualitative Mismatches
Michael Sattinger
University at Albany
April 13, 2012
Financial Markets and Fluctuations in Uncertainty
Yan Bai
Rochester University
March 30, 2012
Is Leisure a Normal Good? Evidence from the European Parliament
Naci Mocan
Louisiana State University
March 27, 2012
On the Asymptotic Size of Subvector Tests in the Linear Instrumental Variables Model
Patrik Guggenberger
University of California, San Diego
March 9, 2012
Globalization under Financial Imperfection
Taiji Furusawa
Hitotusbashi and Harvard University
January 30, 2012
Nonparametric Triangular Simultaneous Equations Models with Weak Instruments
Sukjin Han
Yale University
January 27, 2012
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, 2012
Tests for Overidentifying Restrictions in Factor-Augmented VAR Models
Xu Han
North Carolina State University
January 23, 2012
Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Correlated Random Coefficient Panel Data Models
Zhongwen Liang
Texas A&M University