Department ofEconomics

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Seminar Series

The economics department organizes and sponsors a seminar series where scholars present and discuss their research with the LSB community.

Direct any questions to Marianne Farag - mfarag@scu.edu.

Fall 2018

Date Speaker/Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
Sept. 19

Lan Nguyen
SCU

International Linkages and the Changing Nature of International Business Cycles  11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Oct. 3

Desmond Lo
SCU 

Coordination and Organization Design: Theory and Micro-evidence  11:45 am
Lucas 301
Wednesday,
Oct. 10

Marcella Alsan
Stanford University

Does Diversity Matter for Health? Experimental Evidence from Oakland 11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Oct. 17

Regis Barnichon
SF Fed

Identifying the Phillips Curve from Shifts in Demand 11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Oct. 24

Aaron Bodoh-Creed
UC Berkekey, Haas

Using Machine Learning to Explain Violations of the "Law of One Price" 11:45 am
Lucas 201 
Wednesday,
Oct. 31

Daniela Puzzello/Volodymyr Lugovskyy
Indiana University

On Cooperation in Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma Games: A Stress Test of the Basin of Attraction of Always Defect 11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Nov. 7

Ariel Weinberger
University of Oklahoma

Credit and the Labor Share: Evidence from US States 11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Nov. 14

Elira Kuka
Southern Methodist University

Do Human Capital Decisions Respond to the Returns to Education? Evidence from DACA  11:45 am
Lucas 201 

 

Spring 2018

Date Speaker / Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
April 4
Natalie Cox
SIEPR, then Princeton
Are Student Borrowers Constrained? Evidence from the Expansion of Federal Loan Limits  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
May 2
Volker Nocke
UCLA
Multiproduct Monopoly, Consumer Search, and Choice Overload  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
May 9
Battista Severgnini
Berkeley/Copenhagen Business School
 
The Deep Roots of Rebellion: Evidence from the Irish Revolution  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
May 16
John Ifcher
SCU
An experimental approach to income and happiness  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
May 23
Angela Vossmeyer
Claremont McKenna College
Liquidity From Two Lending Facilities  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday, 
May 30

Mohamed Saleh
Toulouse School of Economics & Stanford

Taxing Unwanted Populations: Fiscal Policy and Conversions in Early Islam  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
June 6
Michael Kevane
SCU
Election Outcomes in Burkina Faso: Turnout and Ethnic Voting  11:45 am / Lucas 201

 

Winter 2018

Date Speaker / Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
January 10
Oscar Jorda
SF Fed, UC Davis

The Effects of Quasi Random Monetary Experiments

11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday, 
January 24
Vasco Yasenov
Goldman School - UC Berkeley
The Employment Effects of Mexican Repatriations: Evidence from the 1930's  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
January 31
Mark Koyama
Hoover/George Mason
Autocratic Rule and Social Capital: Evidence from Imperial China   11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
February 7
Dongsoo Shin
Santa Clara University
Organization Design and manipulable Aggregate Information  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
February 14
Takuo Sugaya
Stanford University

Measuring the Incentive to Collude: The Vitamin Cartels, 1990-1999

11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
February 21
Christian Helmers
Santa Clara University

Submarine Trademarks

11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
February 28
Peter Koudijs
Stanford University

For richer, for poorer. Banker’s liability and risk taking in New England, 1867-1880 

11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday, 
March 7
Ben Handel
UC, Berkeley

Insurer Innovation and Health Care Efficiency: Evidence from Utah

11:45 am / Lucas 201