Sponsored by the Christian A. Johnson Lecture Series

 

Grossman Lecture
April 23, 2013
“Avoiding Climate Catastrophe”
Scott Barrett
Columbia University

Lecture
April 23, 2013
“The Clock Auction Design and Bidder Strategy: What has Worked and What Hasn’t”
Allan Ingraham (Colby ’96)
Navigant Economics

Economics Bicentennial Lecture
April 15, 2013
“The Gender Gap: Going, Going…….But not Gone”
Francine Blau
Cornell University

Lecture
March 18, 2013
“Accounting for Nature: Incorporating the Value of Ecosystem Services into Decision Making”
Steve Polasky
University of Minnesota

Seminar
March 15, 2013
“More Schooling and More Learning: Effects of a 3-Year Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Nicaragua After 10 Years”
John Maluccio
Middlebury College

Presentation
March 11, 2013
“The Economics of Immigration”
Madeline Zavodny
Agnes Scott College

Seminar
March 6, 2013
“Tradable Permits to Manage Environmental Externalities With Time Lags and Uncertainty”
Yusuke Kuwayama
Resources for the Future

Seminar
February 28, 2013
“Transfer Pricing by Multinational Firms: New Evidence from Foreign Firm Ownerships”
Anca Cristea
University of Oregon

Seminar
November 28, 2012
“Factor Price Overshooting with Trade Liberalization: Theory and Evidence”
Ricardo Lopez
Brandeis University

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Seminar
February 21, 2011
“Media Proliferation and Electoral Outcomes with Quasi-Rational Voters”
Daniel Stone
Oregon State University

Seminar
February 8, 2011
“Building Vintage and Electricity Use: Old Homes Use Less Electricity in Hot Weather”
Howard Chong
University of California-Berkeley

Seminar
February 1, 2011
“Radical and Ethnic Disparities in Federal Sentencing: A Quantile Regression Approach”
Beth Freeborn
University of Virginia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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