IO, Environmental, and Law Economics Workshops

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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