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Seminar Series

Spring 2017

 

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
2/2
(TH)
Aaron Kupchik
Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Delaware
The Real School Safety Problem: The Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment 12:00 pm
PUP 367
4/3
(M)
Francesc Ortega
Economics Department, Queens College CUNY
Estimating the Economic Contribution of Unauthorized Workers in the United States 12:00 pm
PUP 367
4/13
(TH)
Donald F. Norris
School of Public Policy, UMBC
Cyber Security at the Grasssroots: Results of the First Nationwide Survey of American Local Government Cyber Security Problems and Practices 12:00 pm
PUP 367
4/20
(TH)
Carl Lin
Economics Department, Bucknell University
TBD 12:00 pm
PUP 367
5/1
(M)
Robert Margo
Department of Economics, Boston University, and Research Associate, NBER
The Persistence of Racial Inequality: An Intergenerational Perspective 4:00 pm
Library, 7th Floor
5/3
(W)
Lina Maria Martinez
Quintero, Political Science, University in Caliu Colombia
TBD 12:00 pm
PUP 451
5/11
(TH)
Debin Ma
Economic History, London School of Economics
TBD 12:00 pm
PUP 451

Fall 2016

 

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
9/1
(TH)
Ivo Bischoff
University of Kassel
Local Council Members’ View on Inter-Municipal Cooperation: Does Office-Related Self Interest Matter? 12:00 pm
PUP 367
9/22
(TH)
Dan Hicks
University of Oklahoma
Air Pollution and Pro-Cyclical Mortality: Causal Evidence from Thermal Inversions 12:00 pm
PUP 367
10/6
(TH)
Nuria Rodriguez Planas
Queens College
Social Norms and Teenager Smoking, The Dark Side of Gender Equality 12:00 pm
PUP 367
10/19
(W)
Lora Cohen Vogel
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
TBD 12:00 pm
11/10
(TH)
Jane Lincove
UMBC School of Public Policy
Overworked or Overpaid? A Longitudinal Analysis of Principal Compensation in a Context of Increasing School Autonomy 12:00 pm
PUP 367
11/17
(TH)
Tim Pawlowski
University of Tuebingen
Sport Participation and Social Capital Formation 12:00 pm
PUP 367

Spring 2016

 

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
02/04
(TH)
Seth Gershenson
American University
Gender, Peer Advising, and Postsecondary Educational Success 12:00 pm
03/10
(TH)
Soohyung Lee
University of Maryland
The Impact of School and Classroom Gender Composition on Educational Achievement 12:00 pm
PUP 367
3/22
(TU)
Doug Lauen
UNC, Chapel Hill
Department of Public Policy and
Department of Sociology
School Poverty Contextual Effects 4:00 pm
PUP 431
3/24
(TH)
Don Norris and Anupam Joshi
UMBC
Don Norris, UMBC School of Public Policy — Cyber Security Challenges to American Local Governments; and Anupam Joshi, Department of
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering — Policy Driven Approaches to Security
12:00 pm
PUP 367
4/14
(TH)
David Deming
Graduate School of Education
Harvard University
The Growing Importance of Social Skills in the Labor Market 12:00 pm
PUP 367
4/21
(TH)
Paul Ferraro
JHU & GSU
The Microeconomics of Technology:  Climate Change Adaptation Through Resource Conserving Technologies 12:00 pm
PUP 367
4/28
(TH)
Jessica Sowa
University of Baltimore
Retaining Critical Human Capital: Volunteer Firefighters in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 12:00 pm
PUP 367
05/03
(TU)
Ben Castleman
UVA Batten School of
Leadership and Policy
Knowing When and Who To Nudge in Education:  Evidence from Text Messaging Experiments 12:00 pm
PUP 367
05/05
(TU)
Farah Farahati, UMBC
Scott Nystrom, U.S. Health and Human Services Department
Economic Spillover Analysis from Public Medical Countermeasure Investments: A Case Study of NexoBrid (R) 12:00 pm
PUP 367

Fall 2015

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
09/10
(TH)
James Fenske
Economics Department
University of Oxford, U.K.
Dust Exposure and Infant Mortality in West Africa 12:00 pm
PUP 367
09/24
(TH)
Tim Brennan
Economics/Public Policy
UMBC
Opening the ‘Open Internet’ 12:00 pm
PUP 367
10/2
(F)
Ian Anson
Department of Political Science
UMBC
Partisan Media and the Political Conditioning of Economic Perceptions 12:00 pm
PUP 367
10/12
(M)
Todd Nesbit
Department of Economics
Ohio State University
Impact of Tobacco Taxation and its Influence on Illegal Sales of Tobacco Products 12:00 pm
PUP 367
10/23
(F)
Ali Khan
Department of Economics
Johns Hopkins University
TBA 2:00 pm
PUP 367
10/29
(TH)
Evan Perlman
Public Policy
UMBC
What are the True Employment and Wage Impacts of Casinos? 2:00 pm
PUP 367
11/12
(TH)
Kelly E. Carter
School of Business
Morgan State University
You Pitch In, I Pitch In, We All Pitch In: The Contributions of Labor and Management to Their Complementarities in a Competitive Environment 12:00 pm
PUP 367

Spring 2015

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
 02/12
(TH)
Peter Henry
NYU Stern School of Business
 Data and Discipline: The Science of Economic Turnaround 4:00 pm
Library Gallery
 02/13
(F)
Marc Law
University of Vermont
 Political Centralization,Federalism, and Urban Development: Evidence from U.S. and Canadian Capital Cities 12:00 pm
PUP 367
02/18
(W)
Isaiah Andrews
Harvard University
Weak Identification: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions. 4:00 pm
PUP 367
 02/18
(W)
Jamie Chriqui
Health Policy and Administration
University of Illinois Chicago
 Obesity-related policies: Influences on communities, schools, and individual outcomes 12:00 pm
PUP 451
02/19
(TH)
Sanjay Pandey
Trachtenberg School,
George Washington University
Does Mission Matter for Social Enterprise?: A study of US arts and cultural organizations 2:00 pm
PUP 451
03/05
(TH)
Gregory Clark
University of California Davis
TBA 4:00 pm
Library Gallery
03/05
(TH)
David Deming
Grad. School of Education,
Harvard University
The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: an experimental study 2:00 pm
PUP 451
03/25
(W)
Teresa Romano
Department of Economics,
Goucher College
Gaming the System? Teacher Responses to Changes in Accountability 2:00 pm
PUP 451
04/16
(TH)
Seth Gitter
Department of Economics,
Towson University
Welfare Impacts of Rising Quinoa Prices: Evidence from Peru 2:00 pm
PUP 451
05/01
(F)
Steve Hemelt
University of North Carolina
TBA 2:00 pm
PUP 451

Fall 2014

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
09/17
(W)
John Parman
Dept of Economics,
William and Mary
Adoption and Adult Outcomes in the Early 20th Century. 2:00 pm
PUP 203
09/18
(TH)
Stephen F. Ross
Institute for Sports Law, Policy and Research,
The Pennsylvania State University
The Unforeseen Anticompetitive and Racially Discriminatory Effects of Baseball’s North American Draft 4:00 pm
UC 312
09/23
(T)
Darrell Gaskin
School of Public Health,
Johns Hopkins University
Where you live really does matter. The impact of community level factors on the mortality of life
insurance enrollees.
2:00pm
PUP 204
10/3
(F)
Inas Kelly
Dept of Economics,
Queens College and CUNY Grad. Center
Proximate and Economic Determinants of Obesity: A Cross-National Analysis. 2:00pm
PUP 204
10/13
(M)
Robert A. Lawson
O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom,
Southern Methodist University
Economic Freedom and the Wealth and Health of Nations. 4:00 pm
U Library
7th floor
10/23
(TH)
Sara Heller
Dept of Criminology,
University of Pennsylvania
The Effects of Summer Jobs on Disadvantaged Youth. 2:00 pm
PUP 204
11/20 (TH) David Autor
Dept of Economics,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Will the Workplace of the Future Have Any Workers? Technological Change, Employment, and the Structure of Jobs. 4:00 pm
Library Gallery

Spring 2014

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
02/7
(F)
Carolyn Moehling
Rutgers and NBER
Melissa Thomasson
Miami U. and NBER
The Swan Song of the Country Doctor: Flexner and the Economics and Practice of Medicine 3:00 pm
PUP 204
05/2
(F)
Leah Boustan
Dept of Economics
UCLA and NBER
 To the New World and Back Again: Return Migration and Upward Mobility 12:00 pm
PUP 451

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
02/1
(F)
Karen Clay
Carnegie Mellon Heinz School
Coal, Smoke, and Death: Bituminous Coal and American Home Heating, 1920-1959. 2:00 pm
PUP 438
03/8
(F)
Lesley Turner
Dept of Economics
University of Maryland
The Impact of Financial Aid on Program of Study and Educational Attainment. 2:00 pm
PUP 438
04/4
(TH)
Kasey Buckles
Dept of Economics
Notre Dame University
The Effect of College Education on Health. 2:00 pm
PUP 438
04/26
(F)
Robert Kaestner
Dept of Economics
University of Illinois Chicago
TBA. 2:00 pm
PUP 438
05/7
(T)
Christy Chapin
Dept of History
UMBC
Ensuring America’s Health: The Role of Insurance Companies in the Health Care System’s Development. 2:00 pm
PUP 438

 

Fall 2012

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
09/14 Nadwa Mossaad
Public Policy dept
UMBC
The Consequences of Increased Enforcement of Legal Minimum Wages in a Developing Country: An evaluation of the impact of the Campaña Nacional de Salarios Mínimos in Costa Rica 12:00 pm
PUP 438
09/28 Joanne Tsu
Federal Reserve
Aging and Strategic Learning: The Impact of Spousal Incentives on Financial Literacy 12:00 pm
PUP 438
10/12 Marv Mandell and Nicole Stewart
Public Policy dept
UMBC
The Impact of Qualified Census Tract Designation on Low Income Housing Tax Credit Development 12:00 pm
PUP 438
10/24 Sean Reardon
School of Education
Stanford University
The Effect of NCLB on Narrowing Achievement Gaps Between Minority and White Students 12:00 pm
PUP 438
11/29 Brent Gibbons
Public Policy dept
UMBC
Working with a Severe Mental Illness: Stressful or Salubrious for Overall Mental Health? 12:00 pm
PUP 438
12/7 David Frisvold 
Dept of Economics
Emory University
Nutrition and Cognitive Achievement: An Evaluation of the School Breakfast Program 2:00 pm
PUP 438

 

Fall 2011

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
9/22
(TH)
Darrell Gaskin
School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins
Healthcare Disparities — Race, Place, or Both? 12:00 pm
PUP 438
10/7
(F)
Timothy Moore
Dept of Economics
University of Maryland
Employment Effects of Terminating Disability Benefits: Insights from Removing Drug Addictions as Disabling Conditions 12:00 pm
PUP 438
10/14
(TH)
Nicola Tynan
Dickenson College
TBA 12:00 pm
PUP 438
11/10 (TH) Roy Meyers
Dept of Political Science
UMBC
Why the Supercommittee isn’t Super: Improving How the Federal Government Allocates Resources and Sets Priorities 12:00 pm
PUP 438
11/17 (TH) Thomas Peeters
University of Antwerp
An Empirical Contest Model of the English Premier League 12:00 pm
PUP 438

 

Spring 2011

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
03/3
(TH)
Michael Grossman
CUNY
The Impact of National Health Insurance on Birth Outcomes: A Natural Experiment in Taiwan 2:00 pm
PUP 438
03/16
(W)
Erin Todd Bronchetti
Swarthmore College
When a Nudge Isn’t Enough: Defaults and Saving Among Low-Income Tax Filers 12:00 pm
PUP 438
03/31
(TH)
Damon Clark
University of Florida
TBA 2:00 pm
PUP 438
04/22
(F)
Roy Meyers
Political Science
UMBC
How does the Federal Government ‘Set Priorities’ and How Should It? 12:00 pm
PUP 438
04/29
(F)
Dennis Coates and Tim Gindling 
Economics dept
UMBC
Are Hispanic Immigrant Families Reviving the Economies of America’s Small Towns? 12:00 pm
PUP 438

 

Fall 2010

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
09/15
(W)
John Rennie Short
UMBC
The Postcolonial Creative City: an Antipodean Case Study 12:00 pm
PUP 203
09/29
(W)
Peter Hinrichs
Georgetown University
Affirmative Action Bans and College Graduation Rates 12:00 pm
PUP 203
10/13
(W)
Sergio Prada
IMPAQ Intl.
Level-I Trauma Center Effects on Return to Work Outcomes 12:00 pm
PUP 203
10/29
(F)
Bing Ma
Economics dept
UMBC
Socioeconomic Status and Overweight and Obesity: How Does the Gradient Change with Age? New Evidence from China 12:00 pm
PUP 203
11/17
(W)
Eric Slade
UMBC
Access to VA Assertive Community Treatment Services: Effects on Mental Health Costs 12:00 pm
PUP 203
12/13
(M)
Jens Ludwig
University of Chicago
The Effects of School Desegregation on Crime 12:00 pm
PUP 203

 

Spring 2010

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time and
Location
02/25 Erdal Tekin
Georgia State University
Child Care Subsidies and Child Development 2:00 PM
PUP 203
03/4 David Figlio
Northwestern University
Competitive effects of means-tested school vouchers 2:00 PM
PUP 203
03/10 Lisa Dickson
Economics
UMBC
Do Universities Practice Gender Sensitive Admissions? 12:00 PM
PUP 203
04/14 George LaNoue
UMBC
Methodological and Conceptional Issues in Writing a Book on the History of UMBC 12:00 PM
PUP 203
04/22 Christelle Viauroux
Economics
UMBC
Stable Schedule Matchings using a Fixed Point Method 12:00 PM
PUP 203
04/29 Scott Farrow
Economics
UMBC
A Benefit-Cost Analysis of Slot Machine Gambling in Maryland 12:00 PM
PUP 203
04/30 Sheila Olmstead
Yale University
The Value of Scarce Urban Water 11:00 AM
PUP 367
05/6 Burt Barnow
Johns Hopkins University
Setting Up Social Experiments: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. 12:00 PM
PUP 203

 

Fall 2009

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time and
Location
10/7 Frances Carter
UMBC
Estimation of Average Treatment Effects of On-campus, Academic Year Research on STEM PhD Pursuit for Talented, Underrepresented Minorities 12:00 PM
PUP 203
10/9 Martha Bailey
University of Michigan
The impact of US Family Planning Programs: Evidence from the War on Poverty and Title X 2:00 PM
TBA
10/16 Melinda Miller
US Naval Academy
Destroyed By Slavery?: The Effect of Slavery on African-American Family Formation Following Emancipation. 12:00 PM
PUP 367
10/21 Gary Burtless 
Brooking Institution
Is There Evidence Workers Are Rational in Preparing for Retirement? 12:00 PM
PUP 203
11/13 Allen Fawcett 
Environmental Protection Agency
Cap-and-trade bill 12:00 PM
TBA
11/18 Joseph Sabia
American University
Parental Involvment Laws, Sexual Activity, and Youth Suicide 12:00 PM
PUP 203
12/2 Laura Hussey 
UMBC
TBA 12:00 PM
PUP 203
12/ 9 Tim Brennan 
Economics
UMBC
Behavioral vs. standard economics: A dozen observations against, for & tied. 12:00 PM
PUP 203

 

Fall 2008

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time and
Location
09/9 Tim Gindling and Sara Poggio
Economics
UMBC
Family separation and re-unification as a factor in the United States 12:00 PM
PUP 204
09/17 Jonah Rockoff
Columbia University
Does mentoring reduce turnover and improve skills of new employees? Evidence from teachers in New York City 12:00 PM
PUP 203
09/29 Carolyn Hill
Georgetown University
Longer-term effects of the Tulsa Public Schools pre-K program 12:00 PM
PUP 203
10/8 Bill Rothstein
Sociology
UMBC
The great twentieth-century pandemic of coronary heart disease: How well do we understand it? 12:00 PM
PUP 203
10/15 Judy Shinogle
MIPAR
UMBC
Determinants and costs of physical inactivity 12:00 PM
PUP 203
10/29 Dylan Conger
George Washington University
The effects of native language instruction on how quickly English learners can acquire proficiency 12:00 PM
PUP 203
11/12 Ted Joyce
Baruch College
TBA 12:00 PM
PUP 203
11/19 Don Norris
UMBC, Public Policy
Disirregardless of the facts, Ma’am: Technology, public opinion, advocacy groups and policy outcomes affection election administration in Maryland 12:00 PM
203 PUP
12/3 Jason Fletcher
Yale University
Peer influences on alcohol consumption 12:00 PM
204 PUP

 

Fall 2007

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time and
Location
09/26 Betsey Stevenson
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Beyond the Classroom: Using Title IX to
Measure the Return to High School Sports
12:00 PM
204 PUP
10/10 Randi Hjmalarsson
UMCP(co-sponsored with Public Policy)
Crime and Expected Punishment 12:00 PM
PUP 203
10/17 Krishna Ladha
UMBC
Paradox of Unbiased Public Information 12:00 PM
367 PUP
10/24 James Hilger
Federal trade Commission
TBA 12:00 PM
367 PUP
10/29 David Walker, Government Accountability Office
Elmendorf, Brookings Institution
Butler, Heritage FoundationBixby, Concord Coalition
U.S. Fiscal Situation 5:00 PM
Lecture Hall V
Grad Student session 3:00
11/14 Melissa Kearney
University of Maryland- College Park
TBA 12:00 PM
Public Policy
Seminar Room
(4th floor PUP)
12/5 David Mitch
Dept of Economics
UMBC
TBA 12:00 PM
Public Policy
Seminar Room
(4th floor PUP)

Fall 2005

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time and Location
10/26 Scott Farrow
Department of Economics
UMBC
When Is Some Number Better Than No Number 12:00 PM
367 PUP
11/11 Dennis Coates
Department of EconomicsUMBC
Spending on Sports: Evidence from the Consumer Expenditure Survey 4:00 PM
367 PUP

Fall 2004

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time Location
10/6 Bill Lord
Department of Economics
UMBC
Family Production and Economic Growth 1:00 PM
PUP 367
11/11 William J. Baumol
New York University
Independent Entrepreneurs and Giant Enterprises: The David-Goliath Pertnership? 4:00 PM
AOK Library 7th Floor
11/12 Nandita Dasgupta
Dept of Economics
UMBC
Foreign Direct Investment Inflows to India Since the 1990s–Issues and Challenges: Comparison with China 1:00 PM
PUP 367
11/19 Roger Betancourt
University of Maryland College Park
The Role of the State in a “Democratic” transition: Cuba 1:00 PM
PUP 367

Spring 2004

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
03/14 Leandro Prados de la Escosura
Universidad Carlos III, Madrid
Georgetown University
Long-Run International
Inequality in Real Income and Human Development: Evidence from Europe and the New World
1:00 pm
PUP367
04/2 Kenneth Koford
University of Delaware
Experiments on trust and Bargaining in Bulgaria:
The Effects of Institutions and Culture
1:00 pm
PUP367
04/16 Bryan L. Boulier and Herman Stekler
George Washington University
Evaluating National Football League Choices: The Passing Game 1:00 pm
Public Policy
Seminar Room

Fall 2003

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
09/24 Mark A. Carlson
Federal Reserve Board of Govenors
Were There Other Ways Out? Bank Failures During the Panics
of the Great Depression
1:00 pm
Admin 829
10/10 Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong
National Science Foundation and
University of South Florida
Alcohol Availability and Crime: A Robust Approach 1:00 pm
Admin 829
10/15 Tim Gindling
UMBC
The Effects of Legal Minimum Wages in Costa Rica on
Wages, Employment, Hours Worked and Monthly Earnings Throughout the Distribution
1:00 pm
Admin 829
11/10 Daniel Hamermesh
University of Texas
Time Use, Time Crunch and Work Time in America 3:00 pm
AOK Library 7th Floor

SPRING 2003

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
03/10 John Robst
Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services
“Estimation of a Hedonic Pricing Model for Medigap Insurance” 1:00
TBA
04/4 Laura Razzolini
University of Mississippi,
National Science Foundation
“Raising Revenues for Charity: Auctions Versus
Lotteries”
1:00 pm
Admin 829
04/4 Stanley Engerman
University of Rochester
“Factor Endowments, Inequality, and Paths of Development among New World
Economies”
8:00 pm
Commons 318
04/11 Hakan Berument
Bilken University
treasury Auction Interest Rates and Economic
Performance in Turkey
1:00
Admin 829
04/16 Eva Marikova
LeedsMoravian College
Michael Leeds
Temple University
Irina Pistolet
Temple University
What’s in a Name? The Value of Naming Rights 1:00 pm
Admin 829 
05/2 Bill Lord
UMBC
“Re-thinking the Early Decline in American Fertility” 1:00 pm
Admin 829

FALL 2002

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
09/26 Phil Cook
Duke University
“Evaluating Gun Policy”(Sponsored by Social Sciences Forum) 4:00 pm
UC 312
11/14 Gregory Mankiw
Harvard University
“Economics Education and Economic Policy:
From the Classroom to the White House”
7th Annual Jack Mullen Lecture
4:00 pm
AOK Library
7th floor
12/6 Robert Goldfarb
George Washington University
“Inequality of What Among Whom: Rival Conceptions of Distribution in the
20th Century”
1:00 pm
Admin 829

SPRING 2002

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time and Location
03/4 Malay K. Dey
Morgan State
Order Time, Multiple Shocks,
and Short Selling in Security Price Adjustment
1:00 pm
Admin 829
03/15 Dennis Coates
UMBC
Voting on Stadium and Arena Subsidies 1:00 pm
Admin 829
04/10 Mike Bailey
Georgetown University
Do States Race to the
Bottom?
1:00 PM
Admin 829
04/15 Burton Malkiel
Princeton
A Random Walker Looks Back: Is the Stock Market Predictable After All?Sponsored by a generous donation from TIAA-CREF 4:00 PM
AOK Library
7th floor
05/1 Tim Gindling
UMBC
Causes of Changing Earnings Inequality in Costa Rica 1:00
Admin 829
05/3 Tim HaabOhio
State University
Information Conveyance on
Behavioral Changes from Perceived Risks: An
Application to Seafood Consumption and Pfiesteria Piscicida
1:00 pm
Admin 829
05/8 Shoshana Grossbard-Schectman
San Diego State University
Marriage and the Economy 1:00
Admin 829

FALL 2001

Date Speaker Presentation Title/Topic Time
Location
09/14 George Deltas
FTC and University of Illinois U.C.
“Passenger Shipping Cartels and Their Effect on transatlantic Migration” 1:00 pm
Admin 829
10/16 Alice Rivlin
The Brookings Institution
“Reviving the Economy: What Can Policies Do?”
6th Annual Jack Mullen Lecture
4:00 pm
Albin O. Kuhn
Library
(7th floor)

SPRING 2001

Date Speaker Presentation
Title/Topic
Time
Location
03/30 Nathan Rosenberg
Stanford
“America’s University/Industry Interfaces, 1945-2000” 7:45 pm
UC 312
02/15 Philip Keefer
Development Research Group
The World Bank
“When do special interests run
rampant? Disentangling the role of elections, incomplete information, and
checks and balances in banking crises.”
1:00 pm
UC Ballroom
03/27 Stanley Black
Chapel Hill, IMF
Economic Reform in Mongolia 1:00 pm
TBA

FALL 2000

Date Speaker Presentation
Title
Time
Location
09/13 Jim Bessen
Research on Innovation
“The Skills of the Unskilled in the American Industrial
Revolution”
1:00 pm
Adm 829
09/25 Partha Dasgupta
University of Cambridge
Resource Policy in Imperfect Economies
5th Annual Jack Mullen Lecture
4:00 pm
Albin O. Kuhn
Library Gallery
10/3 Tyler Cowan
George Mason University
“The Economics of Global Culture”
(Lecture sponsored by the UMBC Social Sciences and Humanities Forums)
4:00 pm
Albin O. Kuhn
Library Gallery
11/30 Peyton Young
Johns Hopkins Univerity
“The Evolution of Social Institutions”
(Sponsors: Social Sciences Forum, Department of Economics, Department of
Political Science)
4:00 pm
Albin O. Kuhn
Library Gallery
  • Dr Dennis Coates presents his current research

    Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 10:00 PM - Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 11:00 PM
    Join the group to hear about Dr Dennis Coates current research on Friday November 4 in Room PUP 367 on: Reference-dependent preferences, loss aversion and identification of behavioral...
    Posted: October 31, 2016 10:02 PM
  • Econ/FIEC Student & Alumni Networking Reception Registration

    Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    PLEASE FILL THE REGISTRATION FORM!!
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  • AEG - FALL 2016 CALENDAR

    Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 10:00 AM - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM
    Sept 9 (F): Christine Yee, Department of Economics Title: The Effect of a VA Hiring Initiative on Wait Times 1pm to 2pm, PUP 367   Oct 7 (F): David Salkever, Public Policy department Title:...
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  • Dennis Coates discusses his current research

    Friday, October 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Prof. Dennis Coates will discuss his ongoing research on Friday. He will talk about two projects:  The first is on "Determinants of football match viewership".  The second is on  "Corruption...
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  • Online Book Discussion

    Russians and Americans discussing the ideas of a Nobel Prize
    Monday, September 21, 2015 at 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Russians and Americans discussing the ideas of a Nobel Prize winning economist.   That is the purpose of an online book discussion group Professor Dennis Coates is organizing.  Using a...
    Posted: September 14, 2015 5:22 PM
  • Social Science Forum on Surnames and Social Mobility

    by Gregory Clark, U.C. Davis
    Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    SURNAMES AND SOCIAL MOBILITY: WHY SO MUCH PERSISTENCE OF STATUS ACROSS GENERATIONS? How much of our fate is tied to the status of our parents and grandparents? Using a novel technique–tracking...
    Posted: August 31, 2015 3:10 PM
  • The Coming Crisis in Higher Education, Richard Vedder

    Evaluating the Efficiency of Universities
    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Richard Vedder is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, a senior fellow at the Independent Institute, and Adjunct Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.  In his...
    Posted: April 7, 2015 12:48 PM
  • Lecture by Isaiah Andrews (Harvard University)

    Weak Identification: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions.
    Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Summary: In contexts where the data contains only limited information about model parameters, commonly-used econometric techniques may break down, resulting in tests with distorted size and...
    Posted: February 16, 2015 3:20 PM
  • Seminar Presentation by Marc Law, University of Vermont

    Do U.S. or Canadian Capital cities generate more spillovers?
    Friday, February 13, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Marc Law of the University of Vermont will present his paper joint with Sukkoo Kim of Washington University entitled "Political Centralization, Federalism, and Urban Development" at noon on...
    Posted: January 20, 2015 7:09 PM
  • Dean Peter Henry of NYU Stern school

    The Science of Economic Turnaround
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Peter Henry, Dean of the Stern School of Business, New York University, will present a lecture on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Library Gallery. The title of his lecture will be: Data...
    Posted: February 9, 2015 3:24 PM