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Department ofEconomics

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.

Spring 2022

Date Speaker / Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
March 30
Eric Zou
University of Oregon
What’s Missing in Environmental (Self-)Monitoring: Evidence from Strategic Shutdowns of Pollution Monitors  11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
April 6
Katherine Wagner
UC Berkeley
Technology Lock-In and Optimal Carbon Pricing  11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
April 13
Dong Wei
UC Santa Cruz
Learning from Manipulable Signals  11:45 am / Lucas 201 
Wednesday,
April 20
Victoira Xie
Santa Clara University 
Expecting Floods: Firm Entry, Employment, and Aggregate Implications  11:45 am / Lucas 201 
Wednesday,
April 27
John Ifcher
Santa Clara University
A “Serendipitous Replication” of Choosing Competition on Behalf of Someone Else  11:45 am / Lucas 201 
Wednesday,
May 4
Christian Helmers
Santa Clara University
Can One Judge Affect Innovation? Evidence from Patent Litigation in the Western District of Texas
11:45 am / Lucas 201  
Wednesday,
May 11
Gustavo Schwenkler
Santa Clara University 
Why does news coverage predict returns?
Evidence from the underlying editor preferences for risky stocks 
11:45 am / Lucas 201  
Wednesday,
May 18
Audrey Guo
Santa Clara University
Payroll Tax Incidence: Evidence from Unemployment Insurance  11:45 am / Lucas 201  
Wednesday,
May 25
Shanjun Li
Cornell University
Attribute-based Subsidies and Market Power: an Application to Electric Vehicles 11:45 am / Zoom  
Wednesday,
June 1
Maximilian Auffhammer
UC Berkeley
  11:45 am / Lucas 201  

 

Winter 2022

Date Speaker / Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
January 12
Alex Field
Santa Clara University
The Decline of U.S. Manufacturing Productivity, 1941-1948  11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
January 19
Judd Boomhower
UC San Diego
Mandated vs. Voluntary Adaptation to Natural Disasters: The Case of U.S. Wildfires 11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
January 26
Jin-Yeub Kim
Yonsei University
Games with Strong Solutions  11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
February 9
Asaf Manela
Washington U in St. Louis
Does Finance Benefit Society? A Language Embedding Approach 11:45 am / Zoom
Wednesday,
February 23
Brigitte Roth Tran
Fed Board/SF Fed
The Local Economic Impact of Natural Disasters 11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
March 2
Nicolas Caramp
UC Davis
  1:45 am / Zoom 
Wednesday,
March 9
Justin Marion
UC Santa Cruz
Dirty Business: Principal-Agent Problems in Hazardous Waste Remediation   

  

Fall 2021

Date Speaker / Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
September 22
Stephie Fried
SF Fed/Arizona State University
Understanding Climate Damages: Consumption versus Investment 11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
September 29
Asma Benhenda
University College London
Stay a Little Longer ? The Impact of Non-Financial Incentives on Teacher Retention in Disadvantaged Schools 11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
October 6
Marc Muendler
University of California, San Diego
Credit Supply Shocks and Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Brazil  11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
October 13
David Rhys Bernard
Paris School of Economics (visiting UC Berkeley
Estimating long-term treatment effects without long-term outcome data 11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
October 20
Bill Sundstrom
Santa Clara University
Unintended Consequences of Ban the Box? Replications and Extensions  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
October 27
Ben Hyman
NY Fed
Wage Insurance for Displaced Workers 11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
November 3
Youssef Benzarti
University of California, Santa Barbara
Mandating Tax Incidence: Using Price Controls to Better Target Tax Cuts 11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
November 10
Tong Liu
Stanford University SIEPR/NUS
Protecting the Center: Environmental Regulation and Regional Inequality in China 11:45 am /
Via Zoom
Wednesday,
November 17
Michael Kevane
Santa Clara University
Effects of education on political engagement in rural Burkina Faso 11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
December 2
Steve Wu
University of California, San Diego
Foreign Reserves Management and Original Sin 11:45 am /
Via Zoom