Seminars and Workshops

As part of its commitment to academic excellence, the Department of Economics sponsors numerous workshops and seminars each semester. Speakers for our workshop series are a mix of faculty and graduate students, in addition to leading scholars from other universities.

Mark C. Berger Seminars

All Mark C. Berger Seminars are Friday afternoons at 3:00 PM, unless otherwise indicated, in a room in Gatton Business & Economics. All are welcome to attend. Papers (when available) can be downloaded using the link on the paper title.

Chris Bollinger, Anthony Creane, Ana Herrera - University of Kentucky
On-going Research
August 30 - 3:00 pm
Gatton 199

Owen Zidar - Princeton
Evaluating State and Local Business Incentives
September 13 - 3:00 pm
Gatton 131

Donggyu Sul - University of Texas - Dallas
Econometrics of Convergence and Cross-Sectional Dependence
September 20 - 3:00 pm
Gatton 131

Shanjun Li - Cornell
From Fog to Smog: the Value of Pollution Information
November 8 - 3:00 pm
Gatton 199

Rob Collinson - University of Notre Dame
The Effects of Eviction on Low-Income Families
November 15 - 3:00 pm
Gatton 199

Department Workshops

Workshops are held on Mondays 12:00 – 1:00 PM, unless otherwise indicated, in a room in Gatton Business & Economics. Papers (when available) can be downloaded using the link on the paper title.

Xiaozhou Ding - University of Kentucky
TBD
September 9 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 235

Jawad Shah - UK Martin School
Computerized Enforcement and Input Tax Evasion in VAT: Theory and Evidence from Pakistan
September 11 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 157

Alex McGlothlin - University of Kentucky
Topic TBD
September 16 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 235

Samuel Acheampong - University of Kentucky
Topic TBD
October 7 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 235

Sookti Chaudhary - University of Kentucky
Topic TBD
October 14 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 235

Samuel Ingram - University of Kentucky
Topic TBD
October 23 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 257

Caroline Weber - University of Washington
The Welfare Costs of a Gross Receipts Tax
November 1 - 11:00 am
Gatton 233

Ran Song - Harvard
Frictional Sorting
November 4 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 235

Paolo Campli - Lugano
Highways, Taxes, and Voting
November 13 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 230

Thomas Parker - University of Waterloo
Uniform bounds for the distribution and quantile functions of treatment effects in randomized experiments
November 18 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 235

Topi Miettinen - University of Michigan
Commitment and Conflict in Multilateral Bargaining
December 9 - 12:00 pm
Gatton 235