Seminar Series & Brown Bags

Fall 2020 Seminar Series Schedule

Coordinators: Frank Fossen (Committee Chair), Kym PramAnna SolokovaMichael TaylorPeter TothDilek Uz, and Jingjing Yang 

All seminars are virtual via Zoom on Fridays, 3:00-4:30pm, unless otherwise noted. 

Dates, speakers and topics for the Economics Spring 2020 Seminar series.
Date Speaker Title of presentation
9/18 Makayla Palmer, UNLV Effects of the ACA Medicaid and Marketplace Coverage Provisions on Labor Force Participation
9/25 Ege Can, UNR Individual-Specific Income Tax Rates and Entry into Entrepreneurship: Examining Incorporated and Unincorporated Self-Employment in the U.S.


(12-1:30 pm PT)

Stephan Goetz, Penn State Input Output Tables and Other Data Sources for Network-Based Research in Economics and Regional Science
10/9 Olga Shapoval, UNR Discontinuous Incentives and Firm Behavior: Evidence from the Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program
10/16 Stacy Dickert-Conlin, Michigan State U Opioids and Organs: How Overdoses Affect the Supply of Donors, Waiting Lists, and Transplant Outcomes
10/23 Sydnee Caldwell, UC Berkeley Experimental Evidence on Male and Female Labor Supply
10/30 Nevada Day (no seminar)
11/6 Sourik Banerjee, UNR A Note on Overlapping Generations Accounting and its Implications for Interest Rate Theory
11/13 Kate Pennington, UC Berkeley Does Building New Housing Cause Displacement?: Supply and Demand Effects of Construction in San Francisco
11/20 Benjamin Krause, UC Berkeley Balancing Purse and Peace: Tax Collection, Public Goods and Protests
11/27 Day after Thanksgiving (no seminar)
12/4 Mobarak Hossain, UNR Employer and Non-employer Entrepreneurs: A Dynamic Structural Microeconometric model
12/11 Dalia Ghanem, UC Davis Testing Attrition Bias in Field Experiments

Fall 2020 Brown Bag Schedule

All seminars are virtual via Zoom on Wednesdays, 11:45am-12:45pm, unless otherwise noted.

Dates, speakers, and topics for the Economics Spring 2020 Brown Bag series.
Date Speaker Title of presentation
10/21 Sukjoon Lee, UC Davis Liquidity Premium, Credit Costs, and Optimal Monetary Policy
10/28 Sourik Banerjee Should I Stay or Should I Go? - A model of participation in IMF programs
11/4 Peter Toth Imputation in GMM models with nonparametric missingness structure
11/11 Veterans Day (no brown bag)
11/18 Egan Cornachione Pricing and Efficiency in Nevada Water Rights Markets
12/2 Derek Rury, UC Davis Ability, Beliefs and College Major Choice