Seminar Series & Brown Bags

Join us for outstanding presentations from accomplished presenters.

Coordinators: Dilek Uz (Committee Chair), Anaka AiyarAnna Sokolova, Jingjing YangKym Pram

Fall 2022 Seminar Series schedule

  • All seminars are on Fridays, 3:00-4:30pm, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Contact Ashley Melendez at for the in-person location or the Zoom link.
Dates, speakers and topics for the Economics Seminar series.
Date Format Speaker Title of presentation
9/2 In-person Michael McBride, UC Irvine Team Production in Baseball: Using the Shapley Value to Assign Credit for Offensive Performance
9/9 Zoom, 1 p.m. Ugur Soytas, Technical University of Denmark Societal Wellbeing as an Overarching Target of Climate Policies
9/16 Zoom, 3 p.m. Katherine Wagner, UC Berkeley Technology Lock-In and Optimal Carbon Pricing
9/23 Zoom Michael Roberts, University of Hawaii Real-Time Pricing and the Cost of Clean Power
9/30 In-person Emily Beam, University of Vermont TBD
10/7 In-person Janine Stone, CSU Chico TBD
10/14 In-person Alexander Brown, Texas A&M TBD
10/19  In-person Simon Board, UCLA TBD
10/21 In-person Laura Dague, Texas A&M TBD
10/28 n/a No seminar: Nevada Day n/a
11/4 In-person Jiabin Wu, University of Oregon TBD
11/11 n/a No seminar: Veterans Day n/a
11/18 n/a No seminar n/a
11/25 n/a No seminar: Thanksgiving n/a
12/2 n/a No seminar n/a
12/9 Zoom Chris Barrington-Leigh, McGill University TBD

Fall 2022 Brown Bag schedule

Bring your lunch and join us for presentations and discussions with our Economics faculty.

  • All Brown Bags are virtual via Zoom on Wednesdays, 11:45am-12:45pm, unless otherwise noted.
  • Contact Ashley Melendez at for the Zoom link.
Dates, speakers, and topics for the Economics Brown Bag series.
Date Speaker Title of presentation
9/7 Randy Chicola TBA
9/14 TBD TBD
9/21 Kym Pram Mechanism design with unawareness
9/28 TBD TBD
10/5 TBD TBD
10/12 John Appert An agent-based model of crime
10/19 Simon Board TBA
10/26 Anna Sokolova Marginal propensity to consume in recessions
11/2 TBD TBD
11/9 TBD TBD
11/16 TBD TBD
11/30 Randy Chicola TBA

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