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Economics

Economics Research Workshops Schedule -Spring 2008

   
March 28
(Fri.)
Title:  "An Economic Model of the Planning Fallacy"
  Jonathan Parker, Northwestern University
  Workshop:  Macro
   
March 31
(Mon.)
Title: "Package-bid Contests"
  Subhasish Modak Chowdhury, Krannert Ph.D. Student
  Workshop:  Micro
   
Apr. 1
(Tues.)
Title:  "Motherhood Delay and the Human Capital of the Next Generation"
  Amalia Miller, University of Virginia
  Workshop:  Micro
   
Apr. 7
(Mon.)
Title:  “Multi-stage Elimination Contests: An Experimental Investigation”
  Roman Sheremeta, Krannert Ph.D. Student
  Workshop: Micro
   
April 8
(Tues)
Title  "Experiments with Uncertainty: Applied Visual Analytics for Economic Decision-Making and Reputation Systems with a Feedback Market"
  Anya Savikhin, Krannert Ph.D. Student
  Workshop:  Micro
   
Apr. 9
(Wed.)
Title:  "Common Risk Factors in Currency Markets"
  Adrien Verdelhan, Boston University
  Workshop:  Macro
   
Apr. 10
(Thurs.)
Title:  "Experimental Investigation of Causes of Overdissipation in Multi-battle Contests"
  Zeynap Irfanoglu, Krannert Ph.D. Student
  Workshop:  Macro
   
Apr. 14
(Mon.)
Title:  "The Effect of Employer-Provided Training on Turnover:  Examination of Tuition Reimbursement Programs"
  Colleen Manchester, University of Minnesota
  Workshop:  Micro
   
Apr. 15
(Tues.)
Title:  "Let's Take a Break:  Trends and Cycles in U.S. Real GDP"
  Tatsuma Wada, Wayne State University
  Workshop:  Macro
   
Apr. 17
(Thurs.)
Title:  "Statistical Contributions of Business Cycle Indicators in Nowcasting Business Cycle Regimes"
  Arabinda Basistha, West Virginia University
  Workshop:  Macro
   
Apr. 18
(Fri.)
Title:  "Modeling Endogenous Trade Facilitation"
  Tasneem Mirza, Krannert Ph.D. Student
  Workshop:  Micro  9:00-10:30 am
   
Apr. 18
(Fri.)
Title:  Positive Assortative Merging
  Carmine Ornaghi, University of Southampton
  Workshop:  Micro
   
Apr. 21
(Mon.)
Title:  "Information Transmission, Product Customization and International Trade”
  Anca Cristea, Krannert Ph.D. Student
  Micro
   
Apr. 22
(Tues.)
Title:  “A Specialization Hypothesis and Measurement Biases in the Factor Content of Trade”
  Laura Puzzello, Krannert Ph.D. Student
  Workshop:  Micro
   
Apr. 23
(Wed.)
Title:  “Wealth-Consumption Ratio”
  Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, New York University
  Workshop:  Macro