Economic Theory Seminars Fall 2008

Wednesdays, 4:10-5:30pm (unless otherwise specified)
Sproul Hall 2206

Questions? Contact Jang-Ting Guo & Richard Suen

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

10/1/2008 Richard Suen, UC Riverside Intertemporal Elasticity of Substitution and the Saving Rate
10/8/2008 Luca Bossi, University of Miami Optimal Second Best Taxation of Addictive Goods
10/15/2008* Daniel Henderson, Binghamton University

*NOTE: Joint with Econometrics Colloquium

Imposing Economic Constraints in Nonparametric Estimation (Paper 1 and Paper 2)
10/22/2008 Daniel Farhat, UC Riverside International Trade and Macroeconomic Dynamics
10/29/2008 Mark Huggett, Georgetown University How Well Does the US Social Insurance System Provide Social Insurance
11/5/2008 Giacomo Rondina, UC San Diego Design Limits and Dynamic Policy Analysis
11/12/2008 Andreas Blume, University of Pittsburgh Intentional Vagueness
11/14/2008* Aditi Bhattacharyya, UC Riverside

*NOTE: Friday, Joint with Econometrics Colloquium

Adjustment of Inputs and Measurement of Technical Efficiency: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis
11/19/2008 Javier Birchenall, UC Santa Barbara A Competitive Theory of Equilibrium Mismatch
12/3/2008* Richard Rogerson, Arizona State University

*NOTE: 3:40-5:00PM

Labor Supply in a Frictional Labor Market