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Department of Economics

Department seminar schedule

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