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Department seminar archives

Fall 2019

*All seminars will be held in Waters 329 at 3:45 to 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise specified*

Friday, September 20Jesse Bruhn - Princeton University
Title: The Consequences of Sorting for Understanding School Quality

Friday, October 4: Erik Hembre - University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: Housing Assistance and SSI Participation

Friday, October 11 at 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: David Slusky - The University of Kansas
Title: Office Visits Preventing Emergency Room Visits: Evidence from the Flint Water Switch

Friday, November 8: Xue Bai - Brock University
Title: Trade and Minimum Wages in General Equilibrium: Theory and Evidence

Friday, November 15 at 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. in Waters 328: Dr. Kathryn Shaw - Stanford Graduate School of Business
Title: Spurring Serious Entrepreneurship: A Policy Experiment to Lower Entry Costs


Spring 2019

*All seminars will be held at 3:45 to 5:00 PM unless otherwise specified*

Thursday, May 9 in Waters 329: John Yiran Zhu - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania,
Title: "Better Monitoring...Worse Productivity?"

Wednesday, January 16 in Waters 329 at 10:30-11:45am: Chen Huang - University of Arizona
Title: Why Are U.S. Women Decreasing Their Labor Force Participation If Their Wages Are Rising?

Tuesday, January 22 in Waters 329: Clint Harris - Purdue University
Title: Estimating the Perceived Returns to College

Monday, January 28 in Waters 329: Jessie Coe - University of Texas at Austin
Title: Estimation of fixed effects models with missing covariate data, with an application to valuing local water quality

Wednesday, February 13 in Waters 329: Valerie Bostwick - Ohio State University
Title: Semesters or Quarters? The Effect of the Academic Calendar on Postsecondary Student Outcomes

Friday, February 15 in Waters 329: Masayuki Sawada - Yale University
Title: Identification and Inference of Post-treatment Subgroup Effects



Fall 2018

*All seminars will be held at 3:45 to 5:00 PM unless otherwise specified*

Friday, September 28 in Waters 328: Peter Morrow - University of Toronto
Title: Is Processing Good?: Theory and Evidence from China

Friday, October 19 in Waters 328: Daniel Herbst - University of Arizona
Title: Liquidity and Insurance in Student Loan Contracts: Estimating the Effects of Income-Driven Repayment on Default and Consumption

Friday, October 26 in Waters 350: Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho - UNSW Sydney
Title: The Causal Effect of FTAs on the Trade Margins: Evidence from Geographically Distant Partners

Friday, November 2 in Waters 328: Morris Kleiner - University of Minnesota
Title: Analyzing the Influence of Occupational Licensing Duration and Grandfathering on Labor Market Outcomes

Friday, November 9 in Waters 328: Nathan Balke - Southern Methodist University
Title: The Shale Revolution and the Dynamics of the Oil Market


Spring 2018

*All seminars will be held at 3:45 to 5:00 PM in Waters 329 unless otherwise specified*

Wednesday, April 4 in Waters 328Xuepeng Liu, Kennesaw State University.
Title: Services Development and Comparative Advantage in Manufacturing

Friday, April 20 in Waters 328: Dr. Amanda (Mandy) Gaulke, Kansas State University.
Title: Student Loan Repayment

Friday, April 27 in Waters 328Dr. Christoper Garmon, University of Missouri Kansas City.
Title: Hospital Mergers and Antitrust Immunity: The Acquisition of Palmyra Medical Center by Phoebe Putney Health

*Postponed* Will be rescheduled at a later time: Dr. Lance Bachmeier, Kansas State University.
Title: TBA

*Postponed*: Dr. Eric Brunner, University of Connecticut.
Title: School Finance Reforms, Teachers’ Unions, and the Allocation of School Resources


Fall 2017

*All seminars will be held in Waters 329 at 3:45 to 5:00 PM unless otherwise specified*

Friday, September 22 in Waters 350: Dr. Steve Puller, Texas A&M.
Title: Does Strategic Ability Affect Efficiency? Evidence from Electricity Markets

Friday, September 29: Dr. Chunbei Wang, University of Oklahoma. 
Title: Tightened Immigration Policies and the Self-Employment Dynamics of Hispanic Immigrants

Friday, October 13 in Waters 350: Dr. Andy Brownback, University of Arkansas.
Title: Attribution Bias, Blame, and Strategic Confusion in Punishment Decisions

Friday, November 10 in Waters 350: Dr. Lesley Turner, University of Maryland.
Title: Student Loan Nudges: Experimental Evidence on Borrowing and Educational Attainment

Friday, December 1 in Waters 350:  Dr. Jed DeVaro, California State University - East Bay.
Title: Internal and External Hiring

Spring 2017

*All seminars will be held in Waters 329 at 3:45 to 5:00 PM unless otherwise specified*

Friday, April 14th in Waters 328: Dr. Cory Koedel, University of Missouri
Title: The Compositional Effect of Rigorous Teacher Evaluation on Workforce Quality

Friday, May 5th in Waters 328: Qihui Chen, University of California - San Diego
Title: Improved Inference on the Rank of a Matrix with Applications to IV and Cointegration Models

 Fall 2016

*All seminars will be held in Waters 329 at 3:45 to 5:00 PM unless otherwise specified*

Postponed: Susan Dynarksi, University of Michigan
(ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series through the K-State Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering)

Friday, October 7th in Waters 350: Jungbin Hwang, University of Connecticut
Title: Simple and Trustworthy Cluster-Robust GMM Inference

Department Lecture of the Joe Tiao Lecture Series:
Friday, October 28th in the Leadership Studies Building 123, 10:30am-12:00pm:
 George Borjas, Harvard Kennedy School 
Title: The Wage Impact of the Marielitos: A Reappraisal

Thursday, November 3rd in Waters 350: Wukuang Cun, University of Southern California Dornsife INET
Title: Sterilized Intervention and Optimal Chinese Monetary Policy (Joint with Jie Li)

Friday, November 11th in Waters 350: Walt Meyer, University of Mississippi
Title: Improving the Power of the Diebold-Mariano Test for Least Squares Predictions (with Liu & Dang)

 Spring 2016

*All seminars will be held in Waters 329 from 3:45 to 5:00 PM unless otherwise specified*

Thursday, January 21st in Waters 328: Enda Hargaden, University of Michigan

Title: Taxpayer Responses over the Cycle: Evidence from Irish Notches

Monday, February 1st in Waters 328:  Jeremy West, Texas A&M University

Title: Racial Bias in Police Investigations

Monday, February 8th in Waters 328:  Uros Petronijevic, University of Toronto

Title: The Productivity Effects of School Competition in the Presence of Education Accountability

Friday, February 26 in Waters 328:  Ross Milton, Cornell University

Title: Crowd-out of Private Contributions to Local Public Goods: Evidence from School Tax Referenda

Friday, April 1st in Waters 328: Earl Grinols, Baylor University

       Title: Problem Gambling and Crime

Friday, April 15th in Waters 328: Daniel Kreisman, Georgia State University

       Title: Vocational and Career Tech Education in American High Schools: Curriculum Choice and Labor Market Outcomes

Friday, April 22nd in Waters 328: Andrew Agopsowicz, Bank of Canada 

       Title: Search Frictions and the College Premium

Postponed till Fall 2016: Walt Mayer, Mississippi University 

Postponed till Fall 2016: Zhijie Xiao, Boston college 

 Fall 2015

All seminars will be held in Waters 329 from 3:45 to 5:00 PM unless otherwise specified 

Friday, October 9thDr. Laura Dague from Bush School of Government and Public Policy at Texas A&M
    Title: "Labor Supply and Public Health Insurance"

Friday, October 16thDr. Liang Hu from Wayne State University 
    Title: "Forecasting Crude Oil Price Volatility", by Ana Maria Herrera, Liang Hu and Daniel Pastor

Friday, October 23rdDr. Frank Gunter from Lehigh University
    Title: "Entrepreneurship in a Conflict State: The Case of Iraq"

PostponedDr. Sajal Lahiri from Southern Illinois

Friday, November 13thDr. David Kaplan from Missouri – Columbia 
    Title: "Smoothed Estimating Equations for Instrumental Variables Quantile Regression"

Friday, December 11thDr. Kim P. Huynh from Bank of Canada 
    Title: "The Role of Card Acceptance in the Transaction Demand for Money"

Spring 2015

All seminars will be held in Waters 329 from 3:45 to 5:00 PM unless otherwise specified 

Tuesday, January 20: Jin (Jane) Wang, University of Southern California, "Do Birds of A Feather Flock Together? Platform’s Quality Screening and End-Users’ Choices Theory and Empirical Study of Online Trading Platforms."

Thursday, January 22: Tate Twinam, University of Pittsburgh, "Danger zone: The Causal Effects of High-Density and Mixed-Use Development on Neighborhood Crime."

Friday, January 23: Pedro Sant'AnnaUniversidad Carlos III de Madrid, "Nonparametric Tests for Conditional Treatment Effects with Duration Outcomes."

Monday, January 26: Mariyana Zapryanova, University of Wisconsin - Madison, "The Effects of Time in Prison and Time on Parole on Recidivism."

Tuesday, January 27: Li (Lily) Zhao, Vanderbilt University, "Equilibrium Selection in Discrete Games of Complete Information: An Application to the Home Improvement Industry."

Wednesday, January 28: Deniz Ozabaci, University of Connecticut, "Additive Nonparametric Sample Selection Models with Endogeneity."

Thursday, January 29: Chao Ma, Ohio State University, "Estimating a Dynamic Discrete Choice Model with Partial Observability for Household Mortgage Default and Prepayment Behaviors."

Friday, January 30: Jeff Traczynski, University of Hawaii at Manoa, "Personal Bankruptcy, Asset Risk, and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Tenancy by the Entirety Laws."

Monday, February 2: Youngki Shin, University of Western Ontario, "Understanding Earnings Dynamics: Identifying and Estimating the Changing Roles of Unobserved Ability, Permanent and Transitory Shocks."

Tuesday, February 24: Amanda Gaulke, University of Wisconsin - Madison, "Stopping out of College: The Role of Credit Constraints."

Thursday, February 26: Zheng Fang, University of California, San Diego, "Optimal Plug-in Estimators of Directionally Differentiable Functionals."


Fall 2014

All seminars will be held in Waters 329 from 3:45 to 5:00 PM unless otherwise specified 

Friday, September 12 in room Waters 328: Michael Kaganovich, Indiana University. Title:"Returns to Academic Standards and the Selectivity of Colleges."

Thursday, September 18 at 11:00am-12:15pmMichael Plante, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Title: "The Zero Lower Bound and Endogenous Uncertainty."

Friday, October 10Teresa D. Harrison, Drexel University. Title "Nonprofit Tax Exemptions and Market Structure: The Case of Fitness Centers."

Friday, October 17James Lake, Southern Methodist University. Title "Are Global Trade Negotiations Behind a Fragmented World of 'Gated Globalization'?"

Friday, October 31: Zongwu Cai, University of Kansas. Title "Estimating the Growth Effect of FDI Using a Quantile Panel Data Model with Partially Varying Coefficients."

Tuesday, December 2Andy Brownback, UCSD (PhD candidate). Title: "Effort Allocation and Relative Grading"


Spring 2014

All upcoming seminars will be held in Waters 329 from 3:45 pm to 5pm. Unless otherwise specified

Friday, January 24Yoon-Jin Lee, Indiana University. Title: "A Unified Approach to Testing Nonlinear Time Series Models." Room: Waters Hall W328.

Monday, January 27Xuyang Ma, University of Washington. Title: "The S-shape Factor and Bond Risk Premia." Room: Waters Hall W328.

Friday, March 28Kai (Jackie) Zhao, University of Connecticut. Title: "Why Do Americans Work So Much More than Europeans? The Role of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and Uncertain Health Expenses."

Wednesday, April 2Kishore Gawande, Texas A&M University. Title: "The Political Economy of Trade Agreements: An Empirical Investigation"

Wednesday, April 16Steve Williamson, Washington University in St. Louis. Title: "Scarce Collateral, the Term Premium, and Quantitative Easing" Room: Waters Hall W328.


Fall 2013

All upcoming seminars will be held in Waters 329 from 3:45 pm to 5pm. Unless otherwise specified

Friday, September 27: Parantap Basu, Durham University. Title: "Intergenerational mobility with incomplete depreciation of human capital."

Friday, September 13: David Jacho-Chavez, Emory University. Title: "Identification and Estimation of Semiparametric Two Step Models.

Friday, October 18: Michael Kaganovich, Indiana University. Title: "Returns to Standards and the Expansion of Higher Education." Cancelled.

Friday, October 25Carl Sanders, Washington University in St. Louis. Title: "Decomposing the Native-Immigrant Wage Gap in the United States."

Friday, November 8Jed DeVaro, California State University. Title: "Advertising and Labor Market Matching: A Tour Through the Times."

Friday, November 22: Mick O'shea, Kansas State University. Title: "Finding Hidden Periodic Signals in Time Series - an Application to Stock Prices."


 Spring 2013

All upcoming seminars this Spring will be held in Waters 328 from 3:45 pm to 5pm. Unless otherwise specified

Friday, January 25: Imke Reimers, University of Minnesota  -- Title: "The Effects of Intellectual Property on the Market for Existing Creative Works"

Monday, January 28: Hugh Cassidy, University of Western Ontario -- Title: "Skills, Tasks, and Occupational Choice"

Wednesday, January 30: David Simon, University of California Davis, "Does Early Life Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Permanently Harm Childhood Health? Evidence from Cigarette Tax Hikes"

Wednesday, February 6: Myongjin (MJ) Kim, Boston University, "Strategic Responses to Used-Goods Markets: Airbus and Boeing Since 1997"

Monday, February 11: Sarah Kroeger, Boston University, "The Contribution of Offshoring to the Convexification of the U.S. Wage Distribution"

Thursday, April 4, Waters 329: Jesus Vasquez, Department FAE II, Universidad del País Vasco (UPV/EHU), Spain, "A structural analysis of the inflation moderation"

Tuesday, April 9: Kim P. Huynh, Bank of Canada, "Efficacy of Voluntary Training and Heterogeneous Performance: Evidence from the Classroom" http://mypage.iu.edu/~kphuynh/rsch/hjs_clhelp.html

Tuesday, April 30, Union 226: Brad Delong, University of Califorina - Berkley, "TBA"

Wednesday, May 8: Sagiri Kitao, Hunter College, City University of New York, "A life-cycle model of unemployment and disability insurance"


Seminar Schedule 2012

Friday, February 24: Seth H. Giertz, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, "US House Price Bubbles from 1980-2010 and the Role of Local Market Conditions".

Thursday, March 29: Sajal Lahiri, Southern Illinois University

Thursday, May 3: Heiwai Tang, Tufts University

Friday, September 14: Janet Currie, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton

Friday, October 19: Cary Deck, Professor of Economics and Director of Behavioral Business Research Laboratory at University of Arkansas -- Title: "Competitive Markets When Customers Anticipate Stockouts"

Thursday, October 25:  Giovanni Facchini, Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham -- Title: "Policymaker horizon and trade reforms"

CANCELED: Tuesday, October 30: Kishore Gawande,Professor and Roy and Helen Ryu Chair of Economics and Government at Texas A&M

Monday, November 5: Le Wang, Assistant Professor at the University of New Hampshire -- Title: "The Gender Earnings Gap: Measurement and Analysis."

Friday, November 30: Nathan Yang, Lecturer in Marketing at the Yale School of Management -- Title: "March of the Chains: Herding in Restaurant Locations"


Seminar schedule 2011

Friday, December 9: Carlos Lamarche, University of Oklahoma, TBA, 3:45-5:00

Thursday, December 1: Shinichi Nishiyama, Georgia State University, "The Joint Labor Supply Decision of Married Couples and the Social Security Pension System", 3:45-5:00

Monday, November 7: Tae-Hwy Lee, UC-Riverside, "Predicting the Equity Premium", 2:30-3:45

Thursday, October 6: Taeyoung Doh, Kansas City Fed, "Long Run Risks in the Term Structure of Interest Rates: Estimation", 3:45-5:00

Monday, February 28: Anson Ho, University of Iowa, "On the Effects of Tax-deferred Saving Accounts," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329

Tuesday, February 22: Hans Holter, University of Pennsylvania, "Accounting for Cross-Country Differences in Intergenerational Earnings Persistence: The Impact of Taxation and Public Education Expenditure," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329

Wednesday, February 16: James Young, University of Notre Dame, "Inflation and the Forward Premium Anomaly," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 328

Friday, February 11: M. Saif Mehkari, Ohio State University, "News Shocks and Forward-Compatible Investment," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 328

Wednesday, February 9: Andrew Cassey, Washington State University, "The Agglomeration of Exporters by Destination," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 328

Monday, February 7: Leilei Shen, University of Toronto, "Product Restructuring, Exports, Investment, and Growth Dynamics," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Friday, February 4: Daphne Chen, University of Texas at Austin, "The Impact of Personal Bankruptcy on Labor Supply Decisions," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Thursday, February 3: Belgi Turan, University of Houston, "Mortality, Fertility and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from Immunization Program in India," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329

Monday, January 31: Peri da Silva, University of North Dakota, "The Customs Union issue: Why do we observe so few of them?," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Friday, January 28: AV Chari, Cornell University, "Firing Costs and Flexibility: Evidence from Firms. Employment Responses to Shocks in India," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 328.


Seminar schedule 2010

Friday, December 3: Professor Donna Ginther, University of Kansas, "Does Scientific Innovation Lead to Entrepreneurship? A Comparison of Academic and Industry Sectors.," 4:00-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Thursday, November 18: Chris Bennett, Vanderbilt, "Multiple Hypothesis Testing in Economics" (Part 1)(Part 2), 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Thursday, October 28: Alison Felix, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, "Corporate Taxes and Union Wages in the United States," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Wednesday, October 13: Mike McCracken, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, "Reality Checks and Nested Forecast Model Comparisons," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Tuesday, August 31: Liang Ding, Macalester College, "Portfolio Reallocation and Exchange Rate Dynamics," cowritten with Jun Ma of University of Alabama, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Friday, April 23: Itzhak Zilcha: Tel Aviv University, ISRAEL, and Southern Methodist University, USA, "How Should Government Subsidize Higher Education," 2:00-3:30 p.m., Waters 329.

April 15-16: Ellen McGrattan, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

  1. Public Lecture - "Why is the United States in Debt to the World?," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 15, Big 12 Room of the Student Union.
  2. Department Lecture - "The Transition to FDI Openness," 3:30-5:00 p.m., Friday, April 16, Waters 137.

Friday, March 26: Salar Jahedi, University of Arkansas, "A Taste for Bargains: Theory and Evidence," 3:30-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Thursday, March 11: Rebecca Chenevert, University of Texas, "Enrollment Effects of Higher Education Tax Benefits," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Monday, March 8: Yariv Fadlon, Vanderbilt University, "Statistical Discrimination and the Implications of Employer-Employee Racial Matches," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Friday, March 5: Philippe Belley, University of Western Ontario, "Understanding Wage Growth: Estimating and Testing Learning-by-Doing," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Friday, January 29: Z. Eylem Gevrek, University of Arizona, "Interethnic Marriage and the Labor Market Integration of Immigrants," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Monday, January 25: Courtney Collins, Texas A&M University, "Switching to Better Schools: A Model of Class Size and Mover Endogeneity," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Friday, January 22: Dionissi Aliprantis, University of Pennsylvania, "Human Capital in the Inner City," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.


Seminar schedule 2009

Tuesday, December 1: Stan Longhofer, Barton School of Business, Wichita State University, "The (Mythical?) Housing Wealth Effect," cowritten with Charles W. Calomiris and William Miles, 3:50-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Wednesday, November 11: Tracy Turner, Kansas State University, "How Sensitive are Housing Tenure Decisions to Tax Subsidies? The Role of Lending Standards and Market Conditions," cowritten with Christian Hilber of the London School of Economics, 3:50-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Tuesday, September 22: Qi Zhang, Northwestern University, "Communist Revolution and the Political Origin of Capitalism in China: Evidence from Zhejiang Province," 3:50-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Thursday, September 3: María-José Gutiérrez, University of the Basque Country, "Reference Points and Optimal Management in Stochastic Age-Structured Fisheries Models," cowritten with José-María Da Rocha of Universidade de Vigo, 3:50-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

Thursday, August 27: Jesús Vázquez, Universidad del País Vasco, "Employment comovements at the sectoral level over the business cycle," cowritten with Steve Cassou of Kansas State University, 3:50-5:00 p.m., Waters 329.

April 27: David Wiczer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "The Kids Keep Getting Smarter: Can education explain sustained, high efficiency growth in transition?," 4 p.m., Waters 342.

April 23-24: Daniel S. Hamermesh, Centennial Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin, Joe Tiao Lecture Series

  1. Public Lecture - "The Beauty Premium," 3:45-5:00 p.m., Thursday April 23, Big 12 Room of the Student Union.
  2. Department Lecture - "The Timing of Labor Demand," joint with Ana Rute and Jose Varejao, 3:30 p.m., Friday April 24, Waters 328.

March 30: Greg Givens, Middle Tennessee State University, "Unemployment Insurance in a Sticky-Price Model with Worker Moral Hazard," 10:30 am, Waters 342.

March 6: Gordon Sellon, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, "The Financial Crisis and Federal Reserve Policy," 2:30 p.m., Waters 328.

February 23: Rebecca Blank, Brookings Institution, Joe Tiao Lecture Series, ADVANCE Lecture Series

  1. Department Lecture - "The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families," joint with Jordan Matsurida (Cornell University), 10:30 am, Monday, February 23, Waters 329.
  2. Public Lecture - "What Comes After Welfare Reform? A New Agenda for Fighting Poverty," 3:30-5:00 p.m., Monday, February 23, Big 12 Room of the Student Union.

February 13: Neville Francis, University of North Carolina, "Measures of Per Capita Hours and their Implications for the Technology-Hours Debate," 3:30 p.m., Waters 329.

February 6: Karunakaran Sudhir, Professor of Marketing, Yale School of Management, Yale University, "Sleeping with the "Frenemy: The Agglomeration-Differentiation Tradeoff in Spatial Location Choice," 3:30 p.m., Waters 329.


Seminar schedule 2008

December 12: John Deskins, Creighton University, "On the Relative Distortions of State Sales and Corporate Income Taxes," 3:30 p.m., Waters 329

December 4: Katja Seim, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, "Bid Preference Programs and Participation in Highway Procurement," joint with Elena Krasnokutskaya (University of Pennsylvania, Economics), 4:00 p.m., Waters 329.

October 27-28: Chris Sims, Princeton University, Joe Tiao Lecture Series

  1. Public Lecture - "Government Debt, Inflation, and Monetary Policy," 4:00-5:00 p.m., Monday October 27, Big 12 Room of the Student Union. Lecture notes are available at http://www.princeton.edu/~sims/#KnssStt
  2. Department Lecture - "Inflation Expectations, Uncertainty, The Phillips Curve, and Monetary Policy," 11:00-12:30, Tuesday, October 28, Waters 137.

October 13: Dan Levin, Ohio State University, "Can Relaxation of Beliefs Rationalize the Winner's Curse? An Experimental Study," cowritten with Asen Ivanov and Muriel Niederle, 3:30 p.m.

October 6: Simona Fabrizi, Massey University Auckland, "Venture Capital Syndication and Termination of Viable Projects," cowritten with Nisvan Erkal of the University of Melbourne and Steffen Lippert of Massey University, Waters 329.