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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.

Find the schedule of upcoming seminars below. Direct any questions to Marianne Farag - mfarag@scu.edu.

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

Mohammed Saleh
Hoover & Tolouse

Taxing Unwanted Populations: Fiscal Policy and Conversions in Early Islam  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
June 6
Michael Kevane
SCU
  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

 

 

Fall 2017

Date Speaker/Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
Sept. 20

Jiawei Chen

UC Irvine

Switching Costs and Network Compatibility 11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Oct. 4

Francesco Trebbi

Stanford/UBC

Theory and Evidence from the Chinese Communist Party  11:45 am
Lucas 301
Wednesday,
Oct. 11

Alex Field

SCU

Economic Mobilization and the Growth of Potential Output: The United States and World War II 

11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Oct. 18

Ricardo Fernholz

Claremont Mckenna College

Empirical Methods for Dynamic Power Law Distributions in the Social Sciences  11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Nov. 1

Giacomo Candian

HEC Montréal

Information Frictions and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics  11:45 am
Lucas 201 
Wednesday,
Nov. 8

Gisle Natvik

BI Norwegian Business School/Stanford

MPC heterogeneity and household balance sheets  11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Nov. 15

Chris Meissner

UC Davis

Austerity and the Rise of the Nazis  11:45 am
Lucas 201
Wednesday,
Nov. 29

Toan Phan

UNC - Chapel Hill 

Self-enforcing Debt Limits and Costly Default in General Equilibrium  11:45 am
Lucas 201 

 

Spring 2017

Date Speaker / Affiliation Paper Title Time / Place
Wednesday,
April 12
Adina Ardelean
Santa Clara University

Firm-level heterogeneity in international transport costs: Evidence from Chile

 
11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday, 
April 19

Gonçalo Pina
Santa Clara University

Reserves and Gross Outflows Dynamics: Debt vs. Equity

 
11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
April 26

Melissa Dell
Harvard University

The Development Effects of the Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java

 
11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
May 3

Teny Shapiro
Santa Clara University

Maternal Sleep and Infant Health Outcomes  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
May 10

Felipe Valencia
Bonn University

Human Capital Transmission, Economic Persistence and Culture in South America  11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
May 17

Mark Dincecco
University of Michigan

The Economic Legacy of Warfare: Evidence from European Regions

 
11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
May 24

John Ifcher
Santa Clara University

Behavioral-Economic Phenomena in Decisions for Others

 
11:45 am / Lucas 201
Wednesday,
May 31

Steve Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley

On the Empirical Content of Cheap-Talk Signaling: An Application to Bargaining

 
11:45 am / Lucas 201