University at Albany

Seminars 2013

Fall 2013

December 11, 2013
The Gender Gap in Price Negotiations: Evidence from New Car Sales
Ambarish Chandra
University at Albany
November 8, 2013
Optimal Provision-After-Wait in Healthcare
Jing Chen
SUNY Stonybrook
November 1, 2013
Are Supply Side Drug Control Efforts Effective? Evaluating OTC Regulations Targeting Methamphetamine Precursors
Matthew Weinberg
Drexel University
October 28, 2013
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, 2013
Old, Sick, Alone and Poor: A welfare Analysis of Old-Age Social Insurance Programs
Tatyana Koreshkova
Concordia University
October 16, 2013
Political Environments, Regulations and Investment in the Electric Power Distribution
Claire Lim
Cornell University
October 15, 2013
MIDAS Regressions with Time-Varying Parameters: An Application to Corporate Bond Spreads and GDP in the Euro Area
Christian Schumacher
Bundesbank, Germany
October 9, 2013
Expanding 'Choice' in School Choice
Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Duke University
September 30, 2013
Additive Nonparametric Regression in the Presence of Endogenous Regressors
Deniz Ozabaci
Binghamton University
September 11, 2013
Unimodal domains, anti-exchange properties, and coalitional strategy-proofness of voting rules
Stefano Vannucci
University of Siena, Italy

Spring 2013

April 26, 2013
The Determinants and Consequences of Friendship Composition
Jason Fletcher
Yale School of Public Health
April 19, 2013
Reverse Mortgage Loans: A Quantitative Analysis
Makoto Nakajima
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
April 12, 2013
Bidding for Teams
Benoit Julien
University of New South Wales
April 8, 2013
A Spatial Autoregressive Production Frontier Model for Panel Data
Robin Sickles
Rice University
March 25, 2013
The "Crowd Out" Problem in Structural Models of the Macroeconomy
John Heim
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Department of Economics Recruitment Seminar

February 22, 2013
Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of the Extended Roy Model
Byoung Gun Park
Yale University
February 21, 2013
Targeted Advertising in Magazine Markets and the Advent of the Internet
Ambarish Chandra
University of Toronto
February 4, 2013
Model Selection in the Presence of Incidental Parameters
Yoonseok Lee
University of Michigan
February 1, 2013
Do Unemployment Benefits Affect Workers' Job Search? Evidence from Establishment Closures in West Germany
Italo Gutierrez
University of Michigan
January 31, 2013
IDEAL Inference on Conditional Quantiles via Interpolated Duals of Exact Analytic L-statistics
David Kaplan
University of California, San Diego
January 28, 2013
Has Job Polarization Squeezed the Middle Class? Evidence from Allocation of Talents
Michael Boehm
London School of Economics & Political Science
January 25, 2013
A Method of Correcting for Misreporting Applied to the Food Stamp Program
Nikolas Mittag
University of Chicago
January 23, 2013
Estimating Various Kinds of Peer Effects on Academic Performance
Chungsang Lam
University of Chicago
January 21, 2013
Predictive Quantile Regression with Persistent Covariates
Ji Hyung Lee
Yale University