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Department of Economics

Seminars and Research

Empirical-Microeconomics Workshop 2014-2015

The seminar series are supported by the generosity of Vanderbilt alumni K. Terry Dornbush (BA ’55), Joe L. Roby (BA ’61), and Douglas Grey (BE ’83)

Empirical-Microeconomics Workshop coordinator: Tong Li

All seminars will take place in Calhoun Hall, room 218 from 4:00-5:20pm (unless otherwise noted). All spring seminars will take place in 109 Calhoun Hall..


FALL 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Brad Larsen, Stanford University
"The Bidder Exclusion Effect"

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Andrea Moro, Vanderbilt University
"Do Female Executives Make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Gender Gaps and Firm Performance"

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Donna Gilleskie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Disentangling the Contemporaneous and Life-Cycle Effects of Body Mass on Earnings" (with Euna Han and Edward Norton)

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Yinghua He, Toulouse School of Economics
"Incentivizing Schooling with the College Dream: Evidence from China’s College Expansion"

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma
"Strategic Bidding and Contract Renegotiation" by Hojin Jung, Georgia Kosmopoulou, Carlos Lamarche and Richard Sicotte


Thursday, February 26, 2015
Robert Hammond, North Carolina State University

Thursday, March 26, 2014
Jorge Balat, Johns Hopkins University

Thursday, April 9, 2014
Federico Zincenko, University of Pittsburgh




Seminars and Research

Contact Information:

Phone: (615) 322-2871

Fax: (615) 343-8495

Write to:
Department of Economics
Vanderbilt University
VU Station B, Box #351819
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235