Spring 2018 Events

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01 January 2018 - 26 May 2018
    January 17, 2018
  • Department of Economics 2018 Tangri Lecture - Seminar

    04:30pm - 06:00pm | | Coordinator:

  • February 09, 2018
  • Suresh Naidu, Columbia University - Empirical Microeconomics

     "Monopsony and Employer Mis-optimization Account for Round Number Bunching in the Wage Distribution"

    02:00pm - 03:30pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Rosanne Altshuler, Anne Morrison Piehl

  • February 12, 2018
  • Jeffrey Lacker, Former President Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond - Money, History and Finance

     "From “Real Bills” to “Too Big to Fail”: H. Parker Willis and the Federal Reserve’s First Century"

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library (Note change in room) | Coordinator: Hugh Rockoff

  • February 13, 2018
  • Eugene White, Rutgers University -  Macroeconomic Theory

    "Censored Success: How to Prevent a Banking Panic, The Barings Crisis of 1890  Revisited"

    02:50pm - 04:20pm | NJ Hall 105 | Coordinator: Diego Anzoategui

  • February 23, 2018
  • Jonathan Morduch, NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service - Empirical Microeconomics

    "Poverty and Migration in the Digital Age: Experimental Evidence on Mobile Banking in Bangladesh"

    02:00pm - 03:30pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Rosanne Altshuler

  • February 26, 2018
  • Leticia Arroyo Abad, Middlebury College - Money, History and Finance

    "The Long Shadow of History? The Impact of Colonial Labor Institutions on Economic Development in Peru"

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | NJ Hall 101 | Coordinator: Hugh Rockoff

  • February 27, 2018
  • Shengxing Zhang, London School of Economics -  Macroeconomic Theory


    "Intangibles, Inequality and Stagnation"

    02:50pm - 04:20pm | NJ Hall 105 | Coordinator: Diego Anzoategui

  • March 02, 2018
  • Li Liu, International Monetary Fund - Empirical Microeconomics

    "International transfer pricing and tax avoidance: Evidence from linked trade-tax statistics in the UK"

    02:00pm - 03:30pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Rosanne Altshuler, Anne Morrison Piehl

  • March 05, 2018
  • Geoffrey Clarke, Rutgers University (Graduate Student) - Money, History and Finance

    "Do African American Banks Help Economic Growth? Evidence from 1910-40"

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | NJ Hall 101 | Coordinator: Hugh Rockoff

  • March 07, 2018
  • Kalyan Chatterjee, Penn State University - Micro Theory/Experimental Seminar

     "Repeated Coordination with Private Learning"

    03:45pm - 05:15pm | NJ Hall room 105 | Coordinator: Tomas Sjostrom

  • March 19, 2018
  • Christopher Hanes, SUNY Binghamton University - Money, History and Finance

    "Wage Inflation in the Recovery from the Great Depression"

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | NJ Hall 101 | Coordinator: Hugh Rockoff

  • March 20, 2018
  • Guillermo Calvo, Columbia University -  Macroeconomic Theory

    "LIQUIDITY DEFLATION AND LIQUIDITY TRAP UNDER FLEXIBLE PRICES Some Microfoundations and Implications"

    "LIQUIDITY DEFLATION: Supply-Side Liquidity Trap, Deflation Bias and Flat Phillips Curve"

    02:50pm - 04:20pm | NJ Hall 105 | Coordinator: Diego Anzoategui

  • March 22, 2018
  • Frank Schorfheide, University of Pennsylvania -  Econometrics

    "Forecasting with a Panel Tobit Model"

    04:00pm - 05:30pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Roger Klein

  • March 23, 2018
  • Arik Levinson, Georgetown University - Empirical Microeconomics

    "Energy Efficiency Standards Are More Regressive Than Energy Taxes: Theory and Evidence"

    02:00pm - 03:30pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Rosanne Altshuler, Anne Morrison Piehl

  • March 26, 2018
  • SBS Dean's Distinguished Lectureship Series – Anne C. Case, Princeton University - Seminar

    04:30pm - 06:00pm | AB1180 - Seminary Place (CAC) | Coordinator: Thomas Prusa

  • April 03, 2018
  • Roc Armenter, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia -  Macroeconomic Theory

    A Model of the Federal Funds Market: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    02:50pm - 04:20pm | NJ Hall 105 | Coordinator: Diego Anzoategui

  • April 09, 2018
  • Anne Hanley, Northern Illinois University - Money, History and Finance

    "Standardizing the Brazilian Nation in the Nineteenth Century"

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | NJ Hall 101 | Coordinator: Hugh Rockoff

  • April 10, 2018
  • Conversations with Distinguished Alumni: Morris Goldstein - Events

    Former Deputy Director of Research at the IMF and former Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics Morris Goldstein recently retired from the the Peterson Institute for International Economics where for many years he held the Dennis Weatherstone Chair. Prior to joining Peterson in 1994, Dr. Goldstein spent twenty five years on the IMF staff, the last eight as Deputy Director of the IMF’s Research Department. In 1999, he was the Project Director for the Council on Foreign Relations’ blue-ribbon task force on the international financial architecture.

    03:00pm - 04:00pm | Murray Hall, Room 111 (CAC) | Coordinator: Thomas Prusa

  • April 11, 2018
  • Kali Rath, University of Notre Dame - Micro Theory/Experimental Seminar

    03:45pm - 05:15pm | NJ Hall room 105 | Coordinator: Tomas Sjostrom

  • April 12, 2018
  • Enrique Mendoza, University of Pennsylvania -  Macroeconomic Theory

    "Liability Dollarization, Sudden Stops & Optimal Financial Policy"

    02:00pm - 04:00pm | NJ Hall 3r Floor Library | Coordinator: Diego Anzoategui

  • Francis Vella, Georgetown University -  Econometrics

    "Nonseparable sample selection models with censored selection rules: Decomposing US wage growth for 1976-2016"

    04:00pm - 05:30pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Yuan Liao

  • April 13, 2018
  • Yutian Yang, and Michael Cassidy Rutgers University (Graduate Students) - Empirical Microeconomics

    "Does Economic Prosperity Induce Unhealthy Behaviors?--Evidence From China"
    and “A Home Away from (or Nearby) Home: Homeless Family Responses to Exogenous Benefit Variation in New York City”

    02:00pm - 03:30pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Rosanne Altshuler

  • April 16, 2018
  • Lisa Cook, Michigan State University - Money, History and Finance

    "A New National Lynching Data Set and New Explanations for Lynching Behavior in the United States, 1684-1983"

    Paper "Violence and Economic Activity: Evidence from African American Patents, 1870 to 1940"

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Hugh Rockoff

  • April 18, 2018
  • Filippo Pavesi, University of Verona - Micro Theory/Experimental Seminar

     "Good Lies"

    03:45pm - 05:15pm | | Coordinator:

  • April 20, 2018
  • High Frequency Financial Econometrics - Events

    08:30am - 06:00pm | Academic Building, Room 1180, (CAC), 15 Seminary Place, New Brunswick, NJ | Coordinator: Xiye Yang, Mingmian Cheng, Jungjun Choi

  • Matthew Weinberg, Drexel University - Empirical Microeconomics

    02:00pm - 03:30pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Rosanne Altshuler, Anne Morrison Piehl

  • April 24, 2018
  • Gianluca Benigno, LSE (visiting the IMF) -  Macroeconomic Theory

    "Stagnation Traps"

    02:50pm - 04:20pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Roberto Chang

  • April 27, 2018
  • Seminar Speaker, Yilin Wu, Rutgers University (Graduate Student) - Empirical Microeconomics

    “Concentration or Dispersion: Ethnic Spatial and Occupational Pattern of Asian and Hispanic American and Its Labor Market Impact”

    02:00pm - 02:45pm | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Rosanne Altshuler

  • May 04, 2018
  • Bingxiao Wu, Rutgers University - Empirical Microeconomics

    10:00am - 11:30am | NJ Hall 3rd Floor Library | Coordinator: Rosanne Altshuler

  • May 18, 2018
  • Stefano Ungaro, Paris School of Economics - Money, History and Finance

    02:30pm - 04:00pm | NJ Hall 101 | Coordinator: Hugh Rockoff