Seminar Series & Brown Bags

Spring 2021 Seminar Series Schedule

Coordinators: Kym Pram (Committee Chair), Frank FossenAnna SolokovaPeter 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 Seminar series.
Date Speaker Title of presentation
2/5 Ketki Sheth, UC Merced Discrimination From Below: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia
2/12 Anne Fitzpatrick, University of Massachusetts, Boston "Health Insurance and High Cost Borrowing: The Effect of Medicaid on Pawn Loans, Payday Loans, and other Non-Bank Financial Products" (joint with Katie Fitzpatrick)
2/19 Nicholas Yannelis, University of Iowa Equilibrium and Implementation under Ambiguity
2/26 TBD TBD



Brian Whitacre, Oklahoma State The Impact of Electronic Health Records on Hospital Costs: Is there a Rural - Urban Difference?
3/12 TBD TBD
3/19 TBD TBD



Matthew Fienup, California Lutheran University Fox Canyon Water Market: Lessons Learned in SGMA’s First Groundwater Market
4/2 Mehdi Nemati, UC Riverside Residential Water Use Trends in California and Rebound Effects



Antonio Golpe and Raquel Justo, University of Huelva, Spain The spatiotemporal relationship between self-employment and unemployment. The case of USA states



Elizabeth L Munnich, University of Louisville Provider turf wars and Medicare payment rules
4/23 Matt Wibbenmeyer, Resources for the Future Wildfire and Outdoor Recreation in the Western United States: Consequences for Behavior and Welfare
4/30 Shu Shen, UC Davis Dynamic Regression Discontinuity Under Treatment Effect Heterogeneity

Previous Seminar Series

Spring 2021 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 Brown Bag series.
Date Speaker Title of presentation
3/10 Sankar Mukhopadhyay Is Medicaid more than a health insurance? Medicaid and mental health during COVID-19
3/17 TBD TBD
3/24 Niaz Chowdhury The Value of Reducing Wildfire Risk in the Wildland Urban Interface: A Contingent Valuation Approach
3/31 Trevor McLemore TBD
4/7 Anna Sokolova TBD
4/14 Dat Huynh TBD
4/21 Rachel Flanigan TBD
4/28 Aina Katsikas Risk Factors of Elder Self Neglect: What can we learn from Assisted Living Facilities?
5/5 Prep Day