Seminars and Workshops

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The Economics Department is pleased to announce our upcoming seminars. There are three distinct tracks: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Econometrics. We also occasionally hold department-wide seminars.

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The Economics Department is pleased to announce our upcoming econometrics seminars. Unless specifically stated otherwise, all econometrics seminars are held on Tuesdays from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm in the Rich 108.

Spring 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Ivan Fernandez-Val
Boston University
Topic: "Distribution Regression with Sample Selection, with an Application to Wage Decompositions in the UK"

Location: Rich 108
Host: Essie Maasoumi

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Keisuke Hirano
Pennsylvania State University
Topic: TBA

Location: Rich 108
Host: David Jacho-Chavez

Thursday, April 23, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm*

Victor Aguirregabiria
University of Toronto
Topic: TBA

Location: Rich 108
Host: Zhongjian Lin

*Sponsored by the Emory Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods

The Economics Department is pleased to announce our upcoming macroeconomics seminars. Please note that times and locations vary.

For a listing of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Seminars, please visit this page. For driving directions to the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank, click here.

Spring 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm*

Stijn van Niewerburgh
New York University
Topic: "Affordable Housing and City Welfare"

Location: Rich 108
Host: John Kim

*Joint seminar with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Nobi Kiyotaki
Princeton University
Topic: "Intangibles, Inequality, and Stagnation"

Location: Rich 108
Host: Kaiji Chen

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm*

Harrison Hong
Columbia University
Topic: "A Sticky-price View of Hoarding"

Location: Rich 108
Host: John Kim

*Joint seminar with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Thursday, March 28 2019, 11:00 am-12:30 pm*

Eric Leeper
University of Virginia
Topic: TBA

Location: Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank

*Joint seminar with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Zhiguo He
University of Chicago
Topic: TBA

Location: Rich 108
Host: Kaiji Chen

Thursday, April 30, 2019, 11:00 am-12:30 pm*

Daniela Puzzello
Indiana University
Topic: TBA

Location: Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank

*Joint seminar with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

The Economics Department is pleased to announce our upcoming microeconomics seminars. Unless specifically stated otherwise, all microeconomics seminars are held on Tuesdays from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm in Rich 108.

Spring 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Diego Garcia
University of Colorado, Boulder
Topic: "Friends During Hard Times: Evidence from the Great Depression"

Location: Rich 108
Host: John Kim

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Lakshmi Iyer
Notre Dame University
Topic: "Religion and Abortion: The Role of Politician Identity"

Location: Rich 108
Host: Stephen O'Connell

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Ryan Brown
University of Colorado, Denver
Topic: TBA

Location: Rich 108
Host: Stephen O'Connell

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Craig Garthwaite
Northwestern University
Topic: TBA

Location: Rich 108
Host: Ian McCarthy

Occasionally, the Economics Department hosts a seminar that is of interest to scholars across disciplines. All are invited to attend.

Spring 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm*

Peter Arcidiacono
Duke University
Topic: "Conditional Choice Probability Estimation of Continuous-time Job Search Models"

Location: Rich 108
Host: Zhongjian Lin

*Hightower Seminar

Thursday, March 7, 2019, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Hashem Pesaran
University of Southern California, Dornsife
Topic: "Detection of Dominant Units in Networks"

Location: Rich 108
Host: Essie Maasoumi

Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm*

R. Preston McAfee
Charles River Associates
Topic: "The Mysteries of Pricing"

Location: Rich 108
Host: Maria Arbatskaya

*Hightower Seminar

The Economics Department is pleased to announce our upcoming department Lunch and Learns. These seminars give Economics faculty and graduate students the opportunity to learn more about their colleagues' latest research.

All Lunch and Learn seminars are from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm in Rich 329A (Economics Dept. Library) unless otherwise indicated. If you are interested in attending a session, you must RSVP to mpbrown@emory.edu by the Tuesday of the week of the seminar.

Spring 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

Caroline Fohlin
Finance/Monetary Economics

Friday, February 22, 2019

Stephen O'Connell
Labor Economics

Monday, February 25, 2019

Nels Lind
Growth — Innovation and Diffusion

Monday, March 25, 2019

Ruixuan Liu
Econometrics

Friday, April 5, 2019

Zhongjian Lin
Econometrics

Monday, April 8, 2019

Evan Saltzman
Health/Industrial Organization

Friday, April 12, 2019

John Kim
Finance