Sponsored by the Christian A. Johnson Lecture Series


Seminar Schedule for Academic Year 2013/2014

September 18, 2013
“Private Provision of Public Goods: Evidence from the Effect of Environmental Groups on Water Quality”
Laura Grant
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

October 4, 2013, 4 p.m.
“Risk Taking, Tax Evasion and Labor Supply”
Denvil Duncan
Indiana University School of Public & Environmental Affairs

October 10, 2013, 4 p.m.
“Community Forests, Carbon Sequestration and REDD+: Some Evidence from Ethiopia”
Randy Bluffstone
Portland State University

October 16, 2013, 4 p.m.
“Governance after the Glorious Revolution”
Dan Bogart
University of California–Irvine

October 25, 2013, 4 p.m.
“Auctions for Charity”
Jeff Carpenter
Middlebury College

Film Premier
November 17, 2013, 7 p.m.
Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve
Q&A to follow with Producer/Director/Writer Jim Bruce

Grossman Lecture
March 2, 2014, 7 p.m.
“Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism”
Dean Karlan
Yale University

Panel Discussion
March 19, 2014, 12:00–1:15 p.m.
“Managing the Risks from a Changing Climate: Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies”
Yoram Bauman, Dylan Voorhees, Jennifer Kierstead, Tom Tietenberg

Comedy Show
March 19, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Yoram Bauman
The World’s First and Only Stand-Up Economist

April 2, 2014, 4 p.m.
“China at a Crossroads—Reform and Rebalance, or else…?”
Markus Rodlauer
International Monetary Fund

April 10, 2014, 4 p.m. in Diamond 122
“Greening India’s Growth: Costs, Valuations, and Trade-Offs”
Muthukumara Mani
World Bank

April 17, 2014, 4 p.m.
“Yardstick Competition and Property Tax Limit Overrides: Revisiting Massachusetts’ Proposition 2 1/2″
Jon Rork
Reed College

April 26, 2014
Maine Economics Conference