IO, Environmental, and Law Economics Workshops

Fall 2017

All seminars are held in Oak 337 unless otherwise noted.

 

Date Time Presenter and Title Note
Fri., Sep. 8 12:30 p.m. Jesse Handbury, UPenn
“Urban Revival in America, 2000 to 2010”
Hosted by Stephen Ross
Mon., Sep. 11 2:30 p.m. Stephen Ryan, Washington University in St. Louis
“Subsidy Tagging in Privately Provided Health Insurance
Markets”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Mon., Sep. 18 2:30 p.m. Sofia Villas-Boas, Berkeley
“Using Random Utility Structural Demand Models to
Infer the Value of Quality Information”
Hosted by Michele Baggio
Mon., Sep. 25 2:30 p.m. Peter Siegelman,Uconn School of Law
“TBA”
Hosted by Talia Bar
Mon., Oct. 2 2:30 p.m. Subhash Ray,Uconn Econ
“TBA”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Mon., Oct. 16 2:30 p.m. Adam Storeygard, Tufts
“TBA”
Hosted by Michele Baggio
Mon., Oct. 23 2:30 p.m. Jeffrey Naecker, Wesleyan
“TBA”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Mon., Oct. 30 2:30 p.m. Chris Knittel, MIT
“TBA”
Hosted by Kathy Segerson
Fri., Nov. 10 12:00 p.m. Hongju Liu, Uconn School of Business
“TBA”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Mon., Nov. 20 2:30 p.m. Recess week
Mon., Dec. 4 12:00 p.m. Harim Kim, University of Mannheim
“TBA”
Hosted by Ling Huang

Spring 2017

All seminars are held in Oak 337 unless otherwise noted.

 

Date Time Presenter and Title Note
Tues., Jan. 24 3:30 p.m. Talia, Bar
“Patent Reexamination”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Tues., Feb. 7 3:30 p.m. Konrad Menzel, NYU
“Strategic Network Formation with Many Agents”
https://18798-presscdn-pagely.netdna-ssl.com/km125/wp-content/uploads/sites/2027/2015/05/network_formation-1.pdf
Hosted by Talia Bar
Tues., Feb. 14 3:30 p.m. Resul Cesur, Uconn
“The Impact of Genetic Diversity on Religiosity: Evidence from the Exodus of Homo Sapiens out of Africa”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Tues., Feb. 28 3:30 p.m. Abhijit Ramalingam, University of East Anglia
“The Market for Talent: Competition for Resources and Self-Governance in Teams”
Hosted by Nishith Prakash
Tues., Mar. 7 3:30 p.m. Richard Sweeney, Boston College
“Capital versus Output Subsidies: Implications of Alternative Incentives for Wind Energy”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Tues., Mar. 14 3:30 p.m. Spring Break
Tues., Mar. 21 3:30 p.m. Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University
“Social Learning and Solar Photovoltaic Adoption: Evidence from a Field Experiment”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Tues., March 28 3:30 p.m. Nicholas J. Sanders, Cornell University
“Long-Run Pollution Exposure and Adult Mortality: Evidence from the Acid Rain Program”
Hosted by Michele Baggio
Tues., April 4 3:30 p.m. Jay Shimshack, University of Virginia
“Does mandatory labeling of outfall points influence pollution and compliance? Evidence from a natural experiment in Ohio”
Hosted by Michele Baggio
Tues., April 11 3:30 p.m. Dean Karlan, Yale University
“Sustainable Income for Ultra Poor Households: Evidence from the ‘Graduation’ Program in Six Countries, and from a Religion Experiment in the Philippines”
http://karlan.yale.edu/sites/default/files/science-2015-banerjee-.pdf
Hosted by Nishith Prakash

Fall 2016

All seminars are held in Oak 337 unless otherwise noted.

 

Date Time Presenter and Title Note
Mon., Sep. 19 2:30 p.m. Suyong Song, University of Iowa
“Nonseparable Models with Information Frictions”
https://tippie.uiowa.edu/people/suyong-song
Hosted by Jungbin Hwang
Mon., Oct. 3 2:30 p.m. Guy David, Wharton, UPenn
“THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME MODEL”
https://hcmg.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/1506/
Hosted by Resul Cesur
Mon., Oct. 10 2:30 p.m. Michael Luca, Harvard Business School
“Racial Discrimination in the Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Field Experiment”
http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=602417
Hosted by Talia Bar
Mon., Oct. 17 2:30 p.m. Brendan Cunningham, Eastern Connecticut State University
“The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Media: Strategic Political Gridlock”
http://www.easternct.edu/cunninghambr/
Hosted by Thomas Miceli
Mon., Oct. 31 2:30 p.m. Subhash Ray, UConn
“Nonparametric Measures of Efficiency in the Presence of Undesirable Outputs: A By-production Approach with Weak Disposability”
http://econ.uconn.edu/ray/
Hosted by Ling Huang
Mon., Nov. 7 2:30 p.m. Sathya Gopalakrishnan, Ohio State
“Shoreline Defense against Climate Change and Capitalized Impact of Beach Nourishment”
http://aede.osu.edu/our-people/sathya-gopalakrishnan
Hosted by Ling Huang
Mon., Nov. 14 2:30 p.m. Peter Maniloff, Colorado School of Mines
“Learning and Regulatory Deterrence: Evidence from Oil & Gas Production”http://inside.mines.edu/Peter-Maniloff
Hosted by Ling Huang
Mon., Nov. 28 2:30 p.m. Kyle Emerick, Tufts University
“Agricultural productivity and the sectoral reallocation of labor in rural India”
https://ase.tufts.edu/economics/people/peopleEmerick.htm
Hosted by Michele Baggio

Spring 2016

All seminars are held in Oak 337 unless otherwise noted.

 

Date Time Presenter and Title Note
Tues., Jan. 26 3:30 p.m. Corey Lang, University of Rhode Island, UConn
“VOTING WITH FEET AND VOTING WITH VOTES: USING HOUSING PRICES AND REFERENDA VOTING TO ESTIMATE THE NET VALUE OF OPEN SPACE CONSERVATION”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Tues., Feb. 2 3:30 p.m. Stephen Holland, UNC Greensboro
“Strategic Policy Choice in State-Level Regulation: The EPA’s Clean Power Plan”
Hosted by Ling Huang
Thur., Mar. 3 4:00 p.m. Yoram Bauman, Teale lecturer
“Comedy, Economics, and Climate Change”(location Konover Auditorium in the Dodd Center)
http://standupeconomist.com
Hosted by Kathy Segerson
Fri, Mar. 4 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jean-Paul Chavas, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Coase Revisited: Economic Efficiency under Externalities, Transaction Costs and Non-Convexity”
Hosted by Michele Baggio
Tues., Mar. 22 3:30 p.m. Joseph Shapiro, Yale
“Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality”
Hosted by Michele Baggio
Fri., Apr. 1 2:30 p.m. Morris Davis, Rutgers University
“Neighborhood Choices and Neighborhood Effects”
Hosted by Steve Ross
Tues., Apr. 12 3:30 p.m. Pietro Peretto, Econ-Duke Hosted by Michele Baggio and Kai Zhao
Joint seminar with Macro
Tues., Apr. 19 3:30 p.m. Matthew Histen, UConn
Tues., Apr. 26 3:30 p.m. Eric Kimbrough, Simon Fraser University Hosted by Mike Shor

Fall 2015

All seminars are held in Oak 337 unless otherwise noted.

 

Date Time Presenter and Title Note
Mon., Sep. 14 2:30 p.m. Koichiro Ito, Chicago
“Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage”
http://home.uchicago.edu/ito/ito_reguant_wind.pdf
Hosted by Ling Huang
Mon., Sep. 21 2:30 p.m. Ramya Shankar, City College of New York
“Optimal Enforcement of Non-compete Covenants”
Hosted by Talia Bar
Mon., Oct. 12 2:30 p.m. Zhongmin Wang, RFF
“Supermarkets and Gasoline: An Empirical Study of Bundled Discounts”
http://www.rff.org/research/publications/supermarkets-and-gasoline-empirical-study-bundled-discounts
Hosted by Ling Huang
Fri., Oct. 16 2:30 p.m. Erin Mansur, Dartmouth
“Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles?”
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~mansur/papers/Holland_Mansur_Muller_Yates_
ElecCarSubsidy.pdf
Hosted by Ling Huang
Mon., Oct. 19 2:30 p.m. Zheng Liu, UConn
“New Findings on the Long Term Effect of Mexico City’s 1989 Driving Restriction”
Mon., Oct. 26 2:30 p.m. Sadullah Yildirim, UConn
“Religious Roots of Civil Conflict”
Mon., Nov. 9 2:30 p.m. Matthew Histen, UConn
Mon., Nov. 30 2:30 p.m. Ling Huang, UConn

Fall 2014

All seminars are held in Oak 337 unless otherwise noted.

 

Date Time Presenter and Title Note
Mon, Sep. 7 2:30 p.m. Leshui He, Trinity College
“Subsidiaries vs. Divisions: a Property Rights Approach”
Mon., Sep. 15 2:30 p.m. Kelsey Jack, Tufts University
“Uncertainty, Self-Selection and Design of Subsidies: Evidence from Zambia”
Mon., Sep. 22 2:30 p.m. Subhash Ray, Uconn
“Branching Efficiency in Indian Banking: An Analysis of a Demand-Constrained Network”
Mon., Sep. 29 2:30 p.m. Zheng Liu, Uconn; Yishu Zhou, Uconn
Mon., Oct. 6 2:30 p.m. Shanjun Li, Cornell University
“Better Lucky Than Rich? Welfare Analysis of Automobile License
Allocations in Beijing and Shanghai”
Mon., Oct. 13 2:30 p.m. Rong Zhou, Uconn
Wed., Oct. 15 4:00 p.m. A. Ronald Gallant, Penn State (Joint seminar with Statistics Department)”Reflections on the Probability Space Induced by Moment Conditions with Implications for Bayesian Inference”
Mon., Oct. 27 2:30 p.m. Jesse Kalinowski, Uconn
Mon., Nov. 3 2:30 p.m. John Lazarev, NYU
“The Welfare Effects of Intertemporal Price Discrimination: An Empirical Analysis of Airline Pricing in U.S. Monopoly Markets”
Fri., Nov. 7 2:30 p.m. Geoffrey Hodgson, University of Hertfordshire
“The Economics of Property Rights’ is about neither Property nor Rights”
Mon., Nov. 10 2:30 p.m. Bryce Casavant, Uconn
Mon., Nov. 17 2:30 p.m. Mike Shor, UConn
Mon., Dec. 1 2:30 p.m. Ling Huang, UConn

 

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