Economic Theory Seminars Winter 2015

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

Questions? Contact DongWon Lee or Victor Ortego Marti

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

1/7/2015 Miroslav Gabrovski, UCR PhD Candidate in Economics The Patent System – A Tool For Increasing Competition
1/13/2015* Russell Cooper, Pennsylvania State University

*NOTE: (Please note, this is a Tuesday, and is the graduate student presentation.  The seminar will be from 10:30am-12noon in Sproul 2206)

Dynamic Programming: Theory And Application
1/14/2015 Russell Cooper, Pennsylvania State University Discounting: Investment Sensitivity And Aggregate Implications
1/21/2015* Qian Lu, University of Texas at Austin

*NOTE: (Please note that this is Applied Economics seminar)

The End Of Polarization? Technological Change And Employment In The U.S. Labor Market
1/28/2015* Jillan Carr, Texas A&M University

*NOTE: (Please note that this is an Applied Economics seminar)

The Effect Of Housing Vouchers On Crime: Evidence From A Lottery
2/4/2015 No Seminar No Seminar
2/11/2015 Andy Atkeson, UCLA Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy
2/18/2015 Antonio Rodriguez-Lopez, UC Irvine What Drives Offshoring Decisions? Selection and Escape-Competition Mechanisms
2/25/2015 Danilo Leiva-Leon, Bank of Canada Model Averaging in Markov-Switching Models: Predicting National Recessions with Regional Data?
3/4/2015 Grace Gu, UC Santa Cruz A Tale of Two Countries: Sovereign Default, Exchange Rate, and Trade
3/11/2015 Christopher Meissner, UC Davis Technology and Geography in the Second Industrial Revolution: New Evidence from the Margins of Trade
3/18/2015 No Seminar Winter finals week, no seminar