Research Seminar Series

Department of Economics holds a weekly Economics Research Workshop during Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. This Workshop provides a forum for presenting and debating faculty research, and for inviting U.S. and international specialists to discuss their research and published work.

Upcoming Speakers Schedule

Listed below is the Wednesday Smith Center Speaker Schedule and the Wednesday Economics Seminar Schedule 2014-2015.

Upcoming Speaker Schedule

Date

Title

December 3, 2014 The role of the private sector in global health

Smith Center events will meet 2:00-3:50 in the Library Biella room.

(Seminars will meet in VBT 126)

Recent Event Recordings

Recent Event Recordings

Date

Title

November 12, 2014 Michael C. Maibach, The Aspen Institute, "The Virtues of a Commercial Republic"
October 22, 2014 Neal McCluskey, Cato Institute, "Student Loans: Cure or Curse?"
May 28, 2014 William Butos, Trinity College, "Hayekian Perspective on Government and Science"
May 21, 2014 Student Presentations
May 14, 2014 Student Presentations
May 7, 2014 Ryan Lampe, CSUEB, This Paper is not Yet Rated: Self-Regulation in the U.S. Motion Picture Industry
April 30, 2014 Ivan Pongracic, Hillsdale College, Pitfalls of the Regulated Society (in UU311)
April 23, 2014 John Ifcher, Santa Clara University, Pricing Competition: A New Laboratory Measure of Gender Difference in the Willingness to Compete
April 16, 2014 Christian Roessler, CSUEB, The Roman Metro Problem
April 9, 2014 Former Congressman Ron Paul, Q&A with Economic Students
March 12, 2014 Jon Robinson, UC Santa Cruz, The Market for Local Agricultural Information in Western Kenya
March 5, 2014 Adam Hoffer, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, "Sin Tax" Costs Outweigh Benefits (in UU 311)
February 26, 2014 Suraj Prasad, The University of Sydney, Mission Coherence and Contestation in Organization
February 19, 2014 Randy T. Simmons, Utah State University, Property and Markets in Elmer Kelton Novels (in UU 311)
February 12, 2014 Martha Olney, UC Berkeley, Goods, Services, and the Pace of Economic Recovery
February 5, 2014 Yuan Fang, Merk Investments LLC, Bonds at Risk? How To Invest When Rates are Rising
January 29, 2014 David Levinson, University of Minnesota, Enterprising Roads and Transit (in UU 311)
January 22, 2014 George Bulman, UC Santa Cruz, The Effect of Career Advancement on Productivity and Earnings: Evidence from a Promotion Tournament
December 4, 2013 Mimi Steel, Citizens Alliance for Property Rights, Private Property: How Politicians and Planners Are Killing the American Dream (in UU 311)
November 20, 2013 Tsvetelin Tsonevski, Foundation for Economic Education, Socialist Calculation Debate (in UU 311)
November 13, 2013 Desmond Lo, University of Santa Clara, Delegation and Performance pay: Evidence from Industrial Sales Forces
November 6, 2013 Alessandra Cassar, University of San Francisco Monetary Incentives and Support Groups Help People Help Themselves:  A Field Experiment in Medellín, Colombia
October 30, 2013 Jeff Naecker, Stanford University, Do Hypothetical Choices and Non-Choice Ratings Reveal Preferences?
October 23, 2013 Doru Cojoc, University of Iowa, Prominence and Leadership in Minimum Effort Games
October 16, 2013 Sally Pipes, Pacific Research Institute, How to Achieve Affordable, Accessible, Quality Health Care in America
October 9, 2013 Brian Adams, CSUEB, Zone Pricing and the Strategic Interaction of Firms
October 2, 2013 Bo Cowgill, UC Berkeley, Corporate Prediction Markets
June 5, 2013 Student Presentations
May 29, 2013 Leo Kahane, Providence College “State Gun Laws and the Interstate Export of Crime Guns”
May 22, 2013 Student Presentations
May 15, 2013 Gregory Clark, University of California-Davis, "Social Status is More Heritable Than Height: Surname Analysis and Social Mobility"
May 8, 2013 Student Presentations
Apr. 24, 2013 Student Presentations
Apr. 17, 2013 Student Presentations
Apr. 10, 2013 Anthony Gregory, "The Political Economy of Taxation: A Historical Perspective"

* Seminar co-sponsored by the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies, presented in UU 311

Link to Archived Recordings

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