Schedule for Academic Year 2017/2018

Sponsored by the Christian A. Johnson Lecture Series


All seminars meet at 4pm in Diamond 341 unless otherwise noted.


Fall 2017

Wednesday, September 20
“Social Insurance and Efficient Occupational Mobility”
Pedro Silos
Temple University

Seminar (cancelled)
Thursday, September 28
“Financial Contagion in the Laboratory: Does Network Structure Matter?”
Melanie Parravano
Newcastle University

Monday, October 2
Topic TBD
Alan Zebedee
Clarkson University

Thursday, October 19
“Implementing Faustmann-Marshall-Pressler: ┬áStochastic Dynamic Programming in Space”
Harry Paarsch
University of Central Florida

Friday, October 27 (3pm in Diamond 141)
“Forest Loss, Malaria, and Children’s Health and Education Outcomes in Nigeria”
Julia Berazneva
Middlebury College

Monday, November 6 (4pm in Diamond 153)
“Rents and Welfare in the Second Industrial Revolution: Evidence from New York City”
Rowena Gray
University of California, Merced

Friday, November 17
“Refugee Admissions and Public Safety: Are Refugee Settlement Areas More Prone to Crime?”
Cynthia Bansak
St. Lawrence University


Spring 2018

Wednesday, April 4
“The Impact of Summer Employment for Low-Income Youth: Experimental Evidence from the Philippines”
Emily Beam
University of Vermont


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Past Academic Year Seminars