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Past Economic Seminars

Monday, 01/24/22
4:00 pm

Sarah Quintanar, Midwestern State Univ - Texas



"Uncovering Data:  How Ordinary Police Work Can Provide Insights on Critical Influences and Bias"

Friday, 01/28/22
4:00 pm
Pamplin 31

Job Market Candidate




Monday, 01/31/22
4:00 pm
Robeson 210

Job Market Candidate




Friday, 02/04/22
9:00 am
Via Zoom

Job Market Candidate




Friday, 02/18/22
4:00 pm
Pamplin 31

Nathaniel Neligh, Univ. of Tenn. - Knoxville
"Experimental Tests of Rational Inattention"
Paper #1                    Paper#2




Monday, 03/14/22
4:00 pm
Via Zoom

Chen Cheng, Johns Hopkins University

"A Theory of Multiplexity: Sustaining Cooperation with Multiple Relations"



Wednesday, 03/16/22
4:00 pm
Pamplin 2002

Monday, 03/21/22
4:00 pm

Via Zoom

Luca Merlino, University of Antwerp
"Debunking Rumors in Networks"





Friday, 03/25/22
4:00 pm
Pamplin 31

Noel Johnson, George Mason University
"The Impact of the Black Death on Printing Press Adoption"





Monday, 03/28/22
4:00 pm
via ZOOM

Kremena Valkanova, ETH Zurich

"Markov Stochastic Choice"





Monday, 04/04/22
4:00 pm
Robeson 210

Monday 04/11/22
4:00 pm

via ZOOM

Victor Aguiar, Western University


"Dynamic Stochastic Revealed Preference"

Monday 05/2/22
4:00 pm
Robeson 210

Sumit Agarwal, National University of Singapore

"Do sanitary pads alleviate period poverty and improve girls’ educational outcomes?"


Monday, 09/13/21
4:00 pm
Pamplin 31

Bo Zhou, Durham University, UK



"A general semiparametric approach when distribution is considered a nuisance parameter"

Monday, 10/04/21
4:00 pm
Pamplin 31

Kirby Nielsen, Caltech



"When Choices are Mistakes"

Wednesday, 10/06/21
4:00 pm
Pamplin 31

Sergio Barrera, University of Minnesota



"Is College Worth it for Me?"

Friday, 10/15/21
4:00 pm
Via ZOOM

Shaowei Ke, University of Michigan




Learning from a Black Box

Friday, 11/12/21
4:00 pm
Via ZOOM

Euncheol Shin, KAIST





Influence Maximization in Networks

Monday 11/15/21
3:00 pm
Via ZOOM

Colin Stewart, Univ. of Toronto


Consumer Surplus in the Dark

Monday 12/6/21
4:00 pm
Pamplin 31

Kwok Ping Tsang, Virginia Tech


"What Does Data Quality Tell Us?  Learning Local Cultural Traits from Qing China Grain Prices"

All Spring 2021 Seminars will be held via Zoom.  Click here to attend!

Monday, 02/8/21
4:00 pm

Friday, 3/5/21
3:00 pm

Friederike Mengel, Univeristy of Essex

"Irrational Statistical Discrimination"

Friday, 3/12/21
4:00 pm

Tim Hubbard, Colby College

"Bid-Separation in Asymmetric Auctions"

Monday, 3/15/21
4:00 pm

Friday, 3/19/21
4:00 pm

Bohdan Kukharskyy, City University of New York

Decoupling Global Value Chains

Monday, 3/22/21
4:00 pm

Ozan Candogan, University of Chicago Booth School of Busines


Persuasion in Networks: Public Signals and k-Cores

Friday, 3/26/21
CANCELLED

Friday, 4/2/21
4:00 pm

Monday, 4/5/21
4:00 pm

Annie Liang, Univ. of Pennsylvania


"Dynamically Aggregating Diverse Information"

Friday, 4/9/21
4:00 pm

Jorge Miranda-Pinto, University of Queensland

"Trade Credit and Sectoral Comovement during the Great Recession"


Monday, 4/12/21
4:00 pm

Hiroki Nishimura, University of California Riverside


"Revealed Preferences of Individual Players in Sequential Games"

Friday, 4/23/21
4:00 pm

Friday, 4/30/21
4:00 pm

All Fall 2020 Seminars will be held via Zoom. 

Friday, 09/25/20
4:00 pm

Jorge M. Aguero, University of Connecticut

"Human Capital, Internal Migration and Structural Transformation in Africa"

Friday, 10/02/20
4:00 pm

Arun Gautham Chandrasekhar, Stanford University
Interacting Regional Policies in Containing a Disease

Friday, 10/16/20
4:00 pm

Jan Hausfeld, University of Amsterdam
"Redistribution beyond equality and status quo"

Monday, 10/19/20
4:00 pm

Mariagiovanna Baccara, Washington University in St. Louis

"Task Allocation and On-the-job Training"

Friday, 10/23/20
4:00 pm

Eleonora Patacchini, Cornell University
"Tax Professionals and Tax Evasion"

Monday, 11/02/20
4:00 pm

Asen Kochov, University of Rochester

"Sequential Trading with Coarse Contingencies"

Monday, 11/09/20
4:00 pm

Friday, 11/13/20
4:00 pm

Monday, 11/16/20
4:00 pm

Bart Lipman, Boston University

“Acquisition of/Stochastic Evidence”

Friday, 11/20/20
4:00 pm

Celeste Carruthers, University of Tennessee

“'Free College' Promises, High School Achievement, and College Enrollment”

Monday, 12/07/20
4:00 pm

Timo Hiller, PUC Rio
"Targeting in Adaptive Networks"

Friday, 01/31/20

Mohammad Jahan-Parvar, Federal Reserve

"SONOMA:  a Small Open ecoNOmy for MAcrofinance"

Friday, 02/07/20

Erik Kimbrough, Chapman University

"A Theory of Injunctive Norms"

Monday, 02/10/20

Donghyuk Kim, Iowa State University
"Government Incentives and Firm Location Choices"

Monday, 02/24/20

Friday, 02/28/20

The remaining seminars were cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19

Monday, 03/16/20

Nancy Lutz, National Science Foundation

Friday, 03/20/20

Dongrul Lee, University of Alabama

Friday, 03/23/20

Marco Battaglini, Cornell University

Monday, 03/30/20

Mehmet Caner, North Carolina State University

Friday, 04/03/20

Hendrik Rommeswinkel, National Taiwan University

Monday, 04/06/20

Efe Ok, New York University

Friday, 04/10/20

David Ahn, University of California - Berkeley

Friday, 04/17/20

David Gill, Purdue University

Monday, 04/20/20

Fabrizio Zilibotti, Yale University

Friday, 04/24/20

Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Northwestern University

Monday, 04/27/20

Miaojie Yu, Peking University

Friday, 05/01/20

Pawel Dziewulski, University of Sussex

Monday, 9/9/19

Faruk Gul, Princeton University
Market Design and Walrasian Equilibruim

Friday, 9/13/19

Colin Camerer, California Institute of Technology
Using Visual Salience in Empirical Game Theory

Monday, 9/16/19

Brad Shapiro, University of Chicago
Generalizable and Robust TV Advertising Effects

Monday, 9/23/19

Donna Ginther, University of Kansas

Do State TANF Policies Affect Child Abuse and Neglect?

Monday, 9/30/19

Thomas Stratmann, George Mason University
Moral Cost in Weighted Committee Decisions - Abstract

Monday, 10/7/19

Friday, 10/11/19

Jeff Kline, University of Queensland
Perfecting Correlated Equilibria with Mediator Mistakes

Monday, 10/14/19

Juan Moreno-Ternero, University of Seville
Sharing Revenues from Broadcasting Sports Leagues

Abstract    Working Paper

Monday, 10/21/19

Friday, 10/25/19

Monday, 12/2/19

Mo Xiao
License Complementarity and Package Bidding:  U.S. Spectrum Auctions

Monday, 12/9/19

Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University


Auction Mechanisms and Treasury Revenue:  Evidence from the Chinese Experiment     Paper     Slides


2/15/19

Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Virginia Tech
The Effect of Single-Sex Education on Educational Attainment of Men and Women:  Evidence from Iran

2/22/19

Sean Horan, University of Montreal
Agenda in Legislative Decision-Making

3/4/19

Kaushik Basu, Cornell University
Technological Advance and the Changing Nature of Work

3/6/19

Eric Bahel, Virgnia Tech
Strategyproof Choice of Social Acts:  Bilaterality, Dictatorship and Consensuality

3/18/19

Jane Ryngaert, Wake Forest University
Do You Know That I Know That You Know?:  Higher Order Beliefs in Survey Data

3/22/19

J. Isaac Miller, University of Missouri
Testing Cointegrating Relationships Using Irregular and Non-Contemporaneous Series with an Application to Paleoclimate Data

3/25/19

Justin Marion, University of California Santa Cruz
Why did firms practice segregation?  Evidence from movie theaters during Jim Crow

3/29/19

Liza Charroin, University of Heidelberg
Homophily, peer effects and dishonesty

4/1/19

Ryan Webb, University of Toronto
Pairwise Normalization:  A Neuroeconomic Theory of Multi-Attribute Choice

4/5/19

Emel Filiz Ozbay, University of Maryland
The Relevance of Irrelevant Information

4/8/19

Timothy Cason, Purdue University
Social Dilemmas with Agency Risk

4/12/19

Lung-fei Lee, Ohio State University
The Search for Best Linear and Quadratic Moment Conditions of the SAR Model

4/19/19

Mira Frick, Yale University
Misinterpreting Others and the Fragility of Social Learning

4/22/19

Chandan Kumar Jha, Le Moyne College
The Role of Historical Resource Scarcity in Modern Gender Inequality

4/26/19

Simon Alder, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Political Distortions and Infrastructure Networks in China:  A Quantitative Spatial Equilibrium Analysis

4/29/19

Katherine A. Eriksson, University of California Davis
The Rise and Fall of the Know-Nothing Party

5/1/19

Xing Xia, Yale - NUS
Selective mortality and the long-term effects of early-life exposure to natural disasters

5/6/19

Rabah Amir, University of Iowa
Oliopoly with network effects:  On the private and social incentives for interconnection


8/24/18

Brian McCaig, Wilfrid Lauier University
Export markets and household business performance:  Evidence from Vietnam

8/27/18

Indrajit Ray, Cardiff University
Truthful Cheap Talk:  Theory and Experiment

8/31/18

Myrna Wooders, Vanderbilt University
Non-Cooperative Team Formation and a Team Formation Mechanism

9/10/18

Todd Sarver, Duke University
An Evolutionary Perspective on Ambiguity

9/21/18

Alexander Persaud, University of Richmond
A (Paid) Passage to India:  Migration and revealed willingness to pay for upper-caste status

9/28/18

John Quah, Johns Hopkins University
Revealed Price Preference:  Theory and Empirical Analysis

10/8/18

Bernard Fortin, Laval University
Gender and Peer Effects on Performance in Social Networks

10/15/18

Tarun Jain, Indian School of Business
Respaping adolescents' gender attitudes:  Evidence from a school-based experiment in India

10/29/18

John Rehbeck, Ohio State University
Assessing Misspecification and Aggregation for Structured Preferences

11/5/18

Aris Spanos, Virginia Tech
The Replication Crises and the Trustworthiness of Empirical Evidence

11/9/18

Vijay Krishna, Florida State University
Insurance and Inequality with Persisten Private Information

11/12/18

Peter Duersch, University of Heidelberg
Price Competition in an Inflationary Environment

11/29/18

Mackenzie Alston, Texas A&M University
The (Perceived) Cost of Being Female:  An Experimental Investigation of Strategic Responses to Discrimination

11/30/18

P.J. Healy, Ohio State University
Belief-Free Strategies in Repeated Games with Stochastically-Perfect Monitoring:  An Experimental Test

12/3/18

Roee Teper, Pittsburgh University
Exploration and Correlation


2/19/18

Alan Miller, University of Haifa
Voting in Corporations

2/23/18

Enghin Atalay, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3/23/18

Shing-Yi Wang, University of Pennsylvania-Wharton School
Property Rights, Land Misallocation and Agricultural Efficiency in China

3/30/18

Daniel Martin, Northwestern University

4/6-7/18

Virginia Tech Workshop on Advances in Decision Theory 2018

4/13/18

Pierre-Daniel Sarte, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Rethinking Detroit

4/16/18

Fahad Khalil, University of Washington
Competitive Procurement with Ex Post Moral Hazard

4/20/18

Colin Xu, World Bank
The War Origin of Property Rights and State Capacity:  The Lasting Impact of the Taiping Rebellion

4/27/18

Howard Bodenhorn, Clemson University
Silverback Bankers