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 Workshop Series

All Mark C. Berger Seminars are Friday afternoons at 3:00 PM in Gatton 199 unless otherwise noted. All are welcome to attend. Papers (when available) can be downloaded using the link on the paper title.

Date Presenter Title
February 10 Melissa Kearney (Maryland)

“Male Earnings, Marriageable Men, and Non-Marital Fertility: Evidence from the Fracking Boom.”

February 24 & 25 Cleveland Federal Reserve / UK Joint Workshop TBA
March 3 TBA TBA
March 10 Nathan Miller (Georgetown) "Finding Mr. Schumpeter: An Empirical Study of Competition and Technology Adoption"
March 24 Dennis Yang (Virginia)

“Offshoring and Wage Inequality: Theory and Evidence from China”

April 14 John Morgan (UC-Berkeley) "Persuasion"
April 21 Katherine Erickson (UC-Davis) "Death in the Promised Land: The Great Migration and Black Infant Mortality"
April 28 Nuno Limao (Maryland) TBA
May 5 Dan Phaneuf (Wisconsin-Madison) TBA

Department Workshops

Workshops are held on Mondays 12:30 – 1:30 PM in Gatton 230 unless otherwise noted. Papers (when available) can be downloaded using the link on the paper title.

Date Presenter Title
February 13 Drew Hanks (Ohio State) "From Paper to Plastic: Understanding the Impact of EBT on WIC Recipient Behavior”
March 20 Trevor Gallen (Purdue) TBA
Wednesday, March 29 4th Year Graduate Student Presentations See schedule
April 3 Ian Schmutte (Georgia) TBA
Wednesday, April 5 4th Year Graduate Student Presentations See schedule
April 10 Chad Curtis (Richmond) TBA
April 17 Mostafa Beshkar (Indiana) "Interdependence of Trade Policies in General Equilibrium"
April 24 Breno Braga (Urban Institute TBA