Seminar Series & Brown Bags

Fall 2021 Seminar Series Schedule

Coordinators: Kym Pram (Committee Chair), Frank FossenAnna SolokovaPeter TothDilek Uz, and Jingjing Yang 

All seminars are held in person, unless otherwise noted. 

Dates, speakers and topics for the Economics Seminar series.
Date Speaker Title of presentation



Natalia Lazzati, UC Santa Cruz Nonparametric analysis of games with monotone best response
9/10 No Seminar, Symposium on Academic Job Market for Ph.D. Students N/A
9/17 TBD TBD
9/24 TBD TBD
10/1 TBD TBD



Keisuke Teeple, UC Davis Coarse Expectations and Non-Fundamental Volatility
10/15 Molly Sears, UC Berkeley TBD
10/22 Sarah Bana, Stanford TBD
11/5 Kevin Novan, UC Davis TBD
11/12 Travis Lybbert, UC Davis TBD
11/19 Steven Smith, Colorado School of Mines TBD
12/3 Joseph R. Cummins, UC Riverside TBD
12/10 TBD TBD

Spring 2021 Seminar Series Schedule

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
1/29 TBD TBD
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



Sergey Pekarski Higher School of Economics (Moscow)



Matthew Fienup, California Lutheran University TBD
4/2 Mehdi Nemati, UC Riverside TBD



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 TBD
4/23 Matt Wibbenmeyer, Resources for the Future TBD
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