Seminars

NOTE: All seminars will be held at 3:10 in RBC 171 except where noted. Refreshments will be available in the faculty lounge (RBC 453) before each seminar.

Fall 2021

Date Name Affiliation Presentation title & PDF file Notes
September 10, 2021 Fatih Karahan Federal Reserve Bank of New York TBD  
September 24, 2021 Kate Ho Princeton University “Contracting over Rebates: Formulary Design and Pharmaceutical Spending” Online seminar
November 5, 2021 Atul Gupta Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania TBD  
November 12, 2021 Tianyi Wang Princeton University TBD  

Spring 2021

Date Name Affiliation Presentation title & PDF file Notes
March 26, 2021 Claudio Ferraz UBC and PUC-Rio Procuring Firm Growth: The Effects of Government Purchases on Firm Dynamics Online seminar
April 9, 2021 James West Baylor University The Impact of Chief Diversity Officers on Diverse Faculty Hiring Online seminar
April 23, 2021 Fabio Gomez Lehigh University “How does US Government Decisions affect its Borrowing costs?” Online seminar
April 30, 2021 Julian Jamison University of Exeter “Credit building or credit crumbling? A credit builder loan’s effects on consumer behavior, credit scores and their predictive power” Online seminar (@ 10am EST)

Fall 2020

Date Name Affiliation Presentation title & PDF file Notes
October 2, 2020 Pablo Bortz Universidad Nacional de San Martín Climate Change and Green Finance in Emerging Market Economies: The Open Economy Dimension Online seminar
October 16, 2020 Silvia Barcellos University of Southern California “The Great Equalizer? The Effects of Education on the Relationship between Early-Life Disadvantages and Later-Life SES” Online seminar
October 30, 2020 Rustamdjan Hakimov University of Lausanne “Transparency in Centralised Allocation” Online seminar
November 13, 2020 Nicolás Ajzenman São Paulo School of Economics (EESP) “Institutions Shape Culture: The Civic Imprint of Democracy” Online seminar

Spring 2020

Date Name Affiliation Presentation title & PDF file Notes
March 20, 2020 Edward Norton University of Michigan Medicare’s Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program Overvalues Quality Cancelled due to COVID restrictions
April 24, 2020 John Cawley Cornell University “Effects of City-Level Beverage Taxes in the U.S. on Prices, Sales, and Consumption” Cancelled due to COVID restrictions

Fall 2019

Date Name Affiliation Presentation title & PDF file Notes
September 6, 2019 Eric Schmidbauer University of Central Florida Free Product Trials  
September 13, 2019 Richard Spady Johns Hopkins Gaussian Transformations, Recursive Learning, and the Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Conditional Distribution Functions  
October 4, 2019 Erin Cottle Hunt Lafayette College Welfare Gains of Automatic IRAs When Consumers Have Short Planning Horizons  
October 25, 2019 Weining Bao University of Connecticut Paying to Brag? A Structural Model of Cheap Talk in Online Crowdlending  
November 1, 2019 David Papell University of Houston (Hawks versus Doves) versus (Rules versus Discretion)  
November 8, 2019 Elliott Fan National Taiwan University Understanding the Mechanisms of Parental Divorce Effects on Child’s Higher Education  
November 15, 2019 Olena Ogrokhina Lafayette College When it Rains, it Drizzles: Capital Flows and Inflation Targeting  

Fall 2018

Date Name Affiliation Presentation title & PDF file Notes
September 7, 2018 Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy Lehigh University “Risk and Return in Sin City: The Economics of Prostitution”  
September 14, 2018 Douglas Webber Temple University “Institution, Major, and Firm-Specific Premia: evidence from Administrative Data”  
September 28, 2018 Garrett Johnson Boston University “Impact of European Privacy Policy”  
October 5, 2018 Chad Sparber Colgate TBA  
November 2, 2018 PK Kannan University of Maryland TBA  
November 9, 2018

Kosuke Uetake

Yale University TBA