Vanderbilt University

Department of Economics

AY 2013-2014 Seminars, Workshops and Lectures

Departmental Seminar Series

Econometrics Workshop

Econ-History Workshop

Empirical-Microeconomics Workshop

GPED Forum

Health Economics and Policy Seminar

International Economics Workshop

McGee Lecture Series

Steine Lecture Series


On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, all seminars will take place in Calhoun 204 from 3:10-4:30 pm. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, all seminars will be in Calhoun 204 from 4:00-5:20pm.

All GPED Forums will meet in Furman 114. All Health Economics and Policy Seminars will take place in the

Board Conference Room on the 6th floor of 2525 West End Avenue from 12-1pm.

 


 

SPRING 2014

 

February

Thursday, February 20, 2014
GPED Forum
Ujjayant Chakravorty, Tufts University
"Food for Fuel: The Effect of U.S. Energy Policy on Indian Poverty"

Monday, February 24, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Rodrigo Velez, Texas A&M University
"Divide and Compromise" (with Antonio Nicolo)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Economic History Workshop
Mario Crucini, Vanderbilt University
"Geographic Barriers to Commodity Price Integration: Evidence from US Cities and Swedish Towns, 1732-1860"

Thursday, February 27, 2014
GPED Forum
Sanjaya Panth, International Monetary Fund
"Global Economic Governance and the IMF"

Friday, February 28, 2014
International Economics Workshop
Joel Rodrigue, Vanderbilt University
"On-the-Job Search, Wage Inequality and Trade Liberalization"

March

Monday, March 10, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Diane Schanzenbach, Northwestern University
"LONG RUN IMPACTS OF CHILDHOOD ACCESS TO THE SAFETY NET"

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Macro)
Tao Zha, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Liquidity premia, Price-Rent Ratio, and Business Cycles"

Thursday, March 13, 2014
GPED Workshop
Lee Branstetter, Carnegie-Mellon University
"American International Economic Policy: Where Is It Coming From? Where Is It Going?"

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Econometrics Workshop
Tim Armstrong, Yale University
"On the Choice of Test Statistic for Conditional Moment Inequality Models"

Friday, March 14, 2014
International Economics Workshop
Douglas Irwin, Dartmouth College
"Tariffs and the Terms of Trade: Evidence from US Sugar Duties"

Monday, March 17, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Duncan Thomas, Duke University
"The Impact of a Natural Disaster on Child Health"

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Health Economics & Policy Seminar
Charles Courtemanche, Georgia State University
“The Impacts of the Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Mandate on Health-Related Outcomes of Young Adults”

Monday, March 24, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
"Mortgage Origination and the Rise of Securitization: An Incomplete-Contracts Model"

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Macro)
Hubert Kempf, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan
"Sovereign Default and Public Debt Sustainability"

Thursday, March 27, 2014
GPED Forum, 320 Calhoun Hall
Bhaven N. Sampat, Columbia University
"TRIPS Implementation and Secondary Pharmaceutical Patents in Developing Countries"

Friday, March 28, 2014
Council of Economics Graduate Students (CEGS) Seminar
Matthew Jaremski, Colgate University
"The (Dis)Advantages of Clearinghouses Before the Fed"

Monday, March 31, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Micro)
Connan Snider, University of Californa-Los Angeles
"The Fix is In: Detecting Portfolio Driven Manipulation of the LIBOR"

April

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Economic History Workshop
3:10-4:30pm
Leah Boustan, University of California-Los Angeles
"Competition in the Promise Land"

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Econometrics Workshop
Yanqin Fan, University of Washington
"Partial Identification and Inference in Censored Quantile Regression: A Sensitivity Analysis"

Thursday, April 3, 2014
GPED Forum, 320 Calhoun Hall
Hugo Ñopo, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
"Teachers' Salaries in Latin America: How Much Are They (Under or Over) Paid?"

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Health Economics & Policy Seminar
Don Kenkel, Cornell University
De Gustibus Est Disputandum:  Regulating the Taste of Cigarettes”

Monday, April 7, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Macro)
Lee E. Ohanian, University of California-Los Angeles
"The Rust Belt"

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
203 Cohen Hall, Reception immediately following
McGee Public Policy Lecture
Lee E. Ohanian, University of California-Los Angeles
"A Tale of Two Delayed Economic Recoveries: the 1930s and Today"

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Empirical-Microeconomics Workshop
John Pepper, University of Virginia
"Does the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) Improve Infant Health Outcomes?"

Thursday, April 10, 2014
GPED Forum, 325 Furman Hall
Michele Ruta, International Monetary Fund
"Capital Flow Deflection"

Friday, April 11, 2014
International Economics Workshop
Viktoria Hnatkovska, University of British Columbia
"The Exchange Rate Response Puzzle"

Monday, April 14, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Macro)
Mikhail Golosov, Princeton University
"Redistribution and Social Insurance"

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Economic History Workshop
Eugene N. White, Rutgers University
"A Lifeboat Rescue for a "SIFI" The Banque de France and the Crisis of 1889"

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Empirical-Microeconomics Workshop
Tobias Klein, Tilburg University
"The Effects of Access to Health Insurance for Informally Employed Individuals in Peru"

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Health Economics & Policy Seminar
Thomas DeLeire, Georgetown University
"The Effects of Expanding Public Insurance to Rural Low-Income Childless Adults"

Thursday, April 17, 2014
GPED Forum, 320 Calhoun Hall
Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Unauthorized Immigration and Electoral Outcomes"

Friday, April 18, 2014
International Economics Workshop
Kamran Bilir, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Economic History Workshop, 204 Calhoun Hall
Vasiliki Fouka, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"Language Policies and Immigrant Identity: Germans in the US During WWI"

 

May

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Departmental Seminar (Micro)
335 Calhoun Hall, 3:00-4:00pm
Françoise Forges, Université Paris-Dauphine

 

 

 


For archives of earlier seminars go to: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/econ/seminars-and-research/index.html