Seminar Series

Fall 2017 Seminar Schedule

Coordinators: Michael Taylor (Committee Chair), Frank FossenAnna Solokova, Dilek Uz, and Jingjing Yang (Department of Economics)

3:00 – 4:30 pm, Ansari Business Building Room 408A, except as noted.


Friday, Sept 1st

Eric Gibbons (University of Nevada, Reno)


Cost of Skill Reallocation Across Occupational Task Measures

Friday, Sept 8th 

Paul Jakus (Utah State)


Western Public Lands and the Fiscal Implications of a Transfer to States

Friday, Sept 15th

Laura Giuliano (UC Merced)


Fairness and Frictions: The Impact of Unequal Raises on Quit Behavior

Friday, Sept 22nd

Frances Moore (UC Davis)


Shifting Baselines, Climate Trends and the Perception of Unusual Weather Events: Evidence from Twitter

Friday, Sept 29th

Julie B. Cullen (UC San Diego)


Political Alignment and Tax Evasion




Friday, Oct 6th

Steven Deller (University of Wisconsin)


Migration and Remote Rural Entrepreneurship

Friday, Oct 13th

Serge Herzog (UNR - Office of Institutional Analysis)


Financial Aid and College Persistence: Do Student Loans Help or Hurt?

Friday, Oct 20th

Gaurav Khanna (UC San Diego)


Large-scale Education Reform in General Equilibrium: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from India

Friday, Oct 27th

Nevada Day



Friday, Nov 3rd

Joseph Kopecky (UC Davis): "An aging dynamo: demographic change and the decline of entrepreneurial activity in the United States"



Friday, Nov 10th

Veteran's Day

Friday, Nov 17th

Pavel Krivenko (Stanford): "Unemployment and the US Housing Market during the Great Recession



Friday, Nov 24th

Thanksgiving Friday



Thursday, Nov 30th

David Audretsch (Indiana University Bloomington)

Special public talk in the Davidson Math and Science Center, room 105, 5:30-7:00pm


Have We Oversold the Silicon Valley Model of Entrepreneurship?

Friday, Dec 1st

David Audretsch (Indiana University Bloomington)


Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Place

Friday, Dec 8th

Tingting Zhu (UC Davis)



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