Research Seminar

October 18, 2012
Hui: A Case Study of a Sequential Double Auction of Capital
Harry Paarsch
University of Melbourne

CBB Annual Economics Conference
April 28, 2012
Colby College

Research Seminar

April 12, 2012
Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict
Masami Imai
Wesleyan University
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Research Seminar

March 8, 2012
“The Long Arm of Colonialism? Landownership and Institutions in Early Independent Peru”
Leticia Arroyo Abad
Middlebury College
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Research Seminar

November 30, 2011
“Taxation and the Extraction of Exhaustible Resources: Evidence from California Oil Production”
Nirupama Rao
New York University

Research Seminar
October 27, 2011
“Does Happiness Matter? The Effect of Teacher Job Satisfaction on Productivity”
Lauren Calimeris (Colby ’03)
Metropolitan State College of Denver

Research Seminar
October 19, 2011
“Child Ability, Parental Investments and Child Nutrition in Ecuador”
Emilie Bagby
Mathematica Policy Research

CBB Annual Economics Conference
April 30, 2011
Bowdoin College
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Grossman Lecture
April 26, 2011
“From Celtic Tiger to Celtic Catastrophe: What Can We Learn From Ireland’s Economic Crash”
Brendan Walsh
UC Dublin

Economics Alumni Policy Careers Panel
April 26, 2011

Public Lecture
April 12, 2011
“Better Living Through Economics”
John Siegfried
Vanderbilt University

Research Seminar
March 17, 2011
“Intermediaries in Corruption: An Experiment”
Danila Serra
Florida State University

Research Seminar
December 1, 2010
“Recommendations and Demand for Digital Music”
Peter Newberry (Colby ’03)
University of Wisconsin

Research Seminar
November 17, 2010
“Choosing Where to Teach: The Effect of Teacher Quality on the Charter Versus Public School Decision”
Lauren Calimeris (Colby ’03)
University of Colorado

Research Seminar
November 3, 2010
“Explaining Health and Life Satisfaction in East and West Germany Post-Reunification”
Jackie Smith Zweig (Colby ’04)
University of Southern California

Research Seminar
October 6, 2010
“Effects of an Advertising Campaign to Boost Energy Efficiency”
Laura Malaguzzi Valeri
Colby College

Research Seminar
September 23, 2010
“Induced Development in Risky Locations: Fire Suppression and Land Use in the American West”
Sheila M. Olmstead
Resources for the Future

Research Seminar
April 23, 2010
“Does Access to Equity Finance Limit Innovative Activity? New Evidence from Europe”
Jamie Brown
College of Business, Iowa State University

Grossman Lecture
April 22, 2010
“Can Our Political System Handle the Economic Challenges We Face?”
Alice Rivlin
Brookings Institution

CBB Annual Economics Conference
April 10, 2010
Bates College

Research Seminar
April 2, 2010
“How Low Will You Go? The Depth of Negative Equity and Mortgage Default Decisions”
Jane Dokko
Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Research Seminar
February 2010
“Identifying the Role of Risk Shocks in the Business Cycle using Stock Price Data”
Sami Alpanda
Amherst College

Research Seminar
November 13, 2009
“Deterrence and Incapacitation: Towards a Unified Theory of Criminal Punishment”
Thomas Miceli
University of Connecticut

Research Seminar
October 16, 2009
“How Big (Small) Are Fiscal Multipliers?”
Ethan Ilzetzki
London School of Economics

Research Seminar
October 2, 2009
“Determinants of Vertical Integration in Export Processing: Theory and Evidence from China”
Heiwai Tang
Tufts University

Research Seminar
September 25, 2009
“The Competitive Saving Motive: Evidence from Rising Sex Ratios and Savings Rates in China”
Xiaobo Zhang
International Food Policy Research Institute

Research Seminar
April 17, 2009
“The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa”
Nathan Nunn
Harvard University

Grossman Lecture
March 3, 2009
“Sovereign Wealth Funds: Poison or Medicine for the Global Economy?”
Patrice Franko, Grossman Professor of Economics
Colby College

Research Seminar
November 14, 2008
“International Gross Capital Flows: A New Measure and Application to a Global Panel”
Daniel Riera-Crichton
Bates College

Public Lecture
October 28, 2008
“On the Completion of the Three Gorges Project and China’s Environmental Issues”
Dai Qing
Independent journalist and environmental activist

Public Lecture
October 28, 2008
“The Effect of Environmental Impact Assessments on Science and Policy: The Three Gorges Project”
Desiree Tullos
Oregon State University

Research Seminar
October 17, 2008
“Pirational Choice: The Economics of Infamous Pirate Practices”
Peter Leeson
George Mason University

Research Seminar
October 3, 2008
“Armed Conflict and Schooling: Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide”
Richard Akresh
University of Illinois

Research Seminar
September 19, 2008
“The Persistence of Tax Refunds: Evidence from Panel Data”
Sara LaLumia
Williams College

Research Seminar
April 25, 2008
“‘Everything in Common…But the Language’?: Intergenerational Mobility in Britain and the U.S. Since 1850″
Jason Long
Colby College

Guest Lecture
April 17, 2008
“The Impact of Carbon Trading on Financial Markets”
Michael Zenker
Barclay’s Capital

Grossman Lecture
April 15, 2008
“Emissions Trading: From Economic Concept to Global Implementation”
Tom Tietenberg
Colby College

Guest Lecture
April 14, 2008
“The Impact of Economic Reform on Education in China.”
Rachel Connelly
Bowdoin College

Research Seminar
April 11, 2008
“Deferred Compensation and Gift Exchange: An Experimental Investigation into Multi-Period Labor Contracts”
Andrew Seltzer
Royal Halloway, University of London

Research Seminar
March 7, 2008
“Fish in Space: The Efficiency and Political-Economics of Spatially Structured Regulations”
Ta Herrera
Bowdoin College

Public Lecture
February 29, 2008
“Financial Development in Latin America: Big Emerging Issues, Little Policy Answers”
Augusto de la Torre
World Bank

Research Seminar
November 16, 2007
“Three Decades of Consumption and Income Poverty”
James Sullivan
Notre Dame

Research Seminar
November 9, 2007
“Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Village Elections in Rural China”
Yang Yao
China Center for Economic Research, Peking University

Research Seminar
October 12, 2007
“Heterogeneity and the Welfare Cost of Inflation”
Paola Boel
Bowdoin College

Research Symposium
October 6, 2007
“Damming the Nu: Assessing the Impact of Dams on China’s Angry River”

Research Seminar
September 14, 2007
“Children’s Work and Schooling in Northern Mali”
Andrew Dillon
Cornell University

Grossman Lecture
April 4, 2007
“Corporate Social Responsibility: Is Milton Friedman right? Applications from Latin America”
Patrice Franko, Grossman Professor of Economics
Colby College

Research Seminar
March 15, 2007
“Why are Immigrants’ Incarceration Rates So Low? Evidence on Selective Immigration, Deterrence, and Deportation”
Kristin Butcher
Wellesley College and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Research Seminar
February 22, 2007
“The Launch of the European Central Bank: Learning About Europe, and About Central Banks”
Michael Klein
Tufts University

Public Lecture: Christian A. Johnson Lecture Series
November 9, 2006
“The Economic Impact of Immigration”
George Borjas
Harvard University

Research Seminar
November 3, 2006
“Foreign Trade of Russian Regions”
Vladimir Sherov-Ignatiev
St. Petersburg State University

Public Lecture
November 2, 2006
“The Russian Economy: From Plan to Market”
Vladimir Sherov-Ignatiev
St. Petersburg State University

Annual Alumni Lecture
October 6, 2006
“Does Restructuring the Electricity Industry Have Environmental Consequences?”
Erin Mansur ’95
Yale School of Management

Research Seminar
September 29, 2006
“Federal Medicaid Assistance to States: Impact on Prenatal Care”
Michael Quinn
Bentley College

Research Seminar
September 21, 2006
“Exchange and Specialization as a Discovery Process”
Bart Wilson
George Mason University

Research Seminar
April 20, 2006
“Wealth Effects on Consumer Spending: Asset Liquidity and Asymmetric Behavior”
Michael Donihue
Colby College

Public Lecture
April 12, 2006
“Labor Migration and Economic Development in China”
Liu Kaiming
Institute for Contemporary Observation

Research Seminar
April 7, 2006
“Why Not Retire? The Timing and Timing Costs of Market Work”
Daniel Hamermesh
University of Texas

Grossman Lecture
April 6, 2006
“The Economics of Time”
Daniel Hamermesh
Univeristy of Texas

Research Seminar
March 14, 2006
“Rulers Ruled by Women: An Economic Analysis of the Rise and Fall of Women’s Rights in Ancient Sparta”
F. Andrew Hanssen
Montana State University

Research Seminar
February 28, 2006
“The Cost of Convenience: The Effect of New Subway Lines on Housing Prices in Santiago, Chile”
Claudio Agostini
Universidad Alberto Hurtado (Chile)

Research Seminar
November 11, 2005
“New Evidence on the Effects of Taxes on Charitable Bequests”
Jon Bakija
Williams College

Annual Alumni Lecture
October 20, 2005
“How I Use Economics”
Edward A. Snyder
Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago

Research Seminar
September 22, 2005
“Trade Policy, Child Labor, and Schooling: Evidence from Indian Districts”
Eric Edmonds
Dartmouth College

Public Lecture
May 5, 2005
“Economic Policy and Prospects in Iraq”
Chris Foote
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Public Lecture
April 25, 2005
“An Inside Look at the Business of Major League Baseball”
John Brody
Vice President of Marketing, Major League Baseball

Class Lecture
April 22, 2005
“Wall Street’s Evolving Love Affair With Hedge Funds”
Andrew Weber
RBS Greenwich Capital

Research Seminar
April 15, 2005
“Nominal Wage Rigidity Under Low Inflation: Evidence from Personnel Records”
Andy Seltzer
University of London, Royal Holloway College

Research Seminar
April 11, 2005
“Strict Product Liability and the Accident Rate: Evidence From the General Aviation Market”
Randy Nelson
Colby College

Grossman Lecture
April 6, 2005
“Precaution or Protection? Regulatory Reach Across the Atlantic”
Patrice Franko
Colby College

Class Lecture
March 29, 2005
“The Effects of Unbundling and TELRIC Rates on Telecommunications Investment”
Alan Ingraham
Criterion Auctions, L.L.C.

Research Seminar
March 16, 2005
“Risk and Incentives in Whaling Employment Contracts: Evidence from the Civil War”
Eric Hilt
Wellesley College

Public Lecture
March 10, 2005
“Information Regulation at the Federal Trade Commission: Advertising, Obesity, and Privacy”
Luke Froeb
Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission
Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, Owen School of Business, Vanderbilt University.

Public Lecture
March 8, 2005
“The Dollar and Development”
Richard Sabot
Williams College

Public Lecture
February 27, 2005
“Globalization and the Small Farm Holder: The Case of China”
Funing Zhong
Nanjing Agricultural University

Public Lecture
February 21, 2005
“Contracting in Professional Baseball”
Thomas J. Miceli
Professor, University of Connecticut

Research Seminar
November 22, 2004
“Monetary Policy in the Aftermath of the NASDAQ Bubble”
Brad Delong
University of California, Berkeley

Public Lecture
November 21, 2004
“The Economic Transformations of the Twentieth Century”
Brad Delong
Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Class Lecture
November 03, 2004
“Pricing New Products”
Mark Gildersleeve
WSI
Scott Jones
Surgient

Public Lecture
November 3, 2004
“High and Rising Unemployment in China”
Cai Fang
Institute for Population and Labor Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Class Lecture
November 2, 2004
“Corporate Social Responsibility in Latin America”
Dante Pesce Vincular
Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso (Chile)

Research Seminar
October 21, 2004
“Risk Management in International Banking”
Eric Rosengren
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Annual Alumni Lecture
October 21, 2004
“Globalization in Banking”
Eric Rosengren
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston