Schedule for Academic Year 20222/2023

Sponsored by the Christian A. Johnson Lecture Series


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


Fall 2022

Thursday, September 29th
“An Empirical Analysis of Informationally-Restricted Dynamic Auctions of Used Cars”
Harry J. Paarsch
University of Central Florida, School of Business

Thursday, October 6th
“Optimal Platform Pricing when Consumers Have Real Options.”
Alexander Rodivilov
Steven’s Institute of Technology, NJ

Thursday, November 17th
“Name-based Racial Discrimination in Hiring.”
Martin Abel
Bowdoin College, ME


Wednesday, November 30th (***Diamond 122 ~ 1-2:15***)
“Exciting, Boring, and Non-Existent Skylines: Vertical Building Gaps in Global Perspective”
Jason Barr
Rutgers University, NJ


Spring 2023

April 20, 2023
Hale Utar
Grinnell College



2021-2022 Seminars

Fall ’21

Wednesday, October 27th
“Alma Mater Matters: College Quality, Talent and Development”
Todd Schoellman
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Wednesday, November 3rd
“Retail Mergers and Acquisitions and Food Prices: Evidence From California”
Ricky Volpe
Cal Poly

Thursday, November 11th (will be in Diamond 141)
“Trade Shocks and Growth: The Impact of the Quartz Crisis in Switzerland”
Tate Twinam
College of William & Mary

Thursday, November 12th (Lecture – 7pm Ostrove)
“The Voltage Effect: How to Make Good Ideas Great and Great Ideas Scale”
John List
The University of Chicago

Monday, November 29th
“Testing for Collusion in Procurement Auctions”
Bean Zhao
The University of Alabama


Spring ’22

SThursday, March 31st
“Work From Home Before and After the COVID Outbreak”
Adam Blandin
Virginia Commonwealth University

Thursday, April 21st
Topic TBA
Leticia Arroyo Abad
City University of New York – Queens College


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Past Academic Year Seminars