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Economics Department-Wide Seminars


Occasionally, the Economics Department hosts a seminar that is of interest to scholars across disciplines.  Seminars sponsored by the Hightower Fund are considered department-wide. All are invited to attend.

If a department-wide seminar is being held via Zoom, please contact Marie Browne if you would like to attend: mpbrown@emory.edu

Fall 2022 Schedule

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Please note: Seminars are added throughout the academic year.

Ellora DerenoncourtThursday, October 27
Emory/Atl Fed Joint Socioeconomic Inequality Seminar
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Ellora Derenoncourt, PhD, Princeton University
Location: Zoom
Title:  "Wealth of Two Nations: The U.S. Racial Wealth Gap, 1860-2020”
Hosts: Karen Kopecky / David McMillon, Emory University

Spring 2023 Seminars

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Please note: Seminars are added throughout the academic year.

Robert ChirinkoThursday, February 9, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Department-wide Seminar
Robert Chirinko, University of Illinois Chicago
Location: TBA
Title: TBA
​​​​​​​Hosts: Hashem Dezhbakhsh


Shang-Jin WeiTuesday, April 4, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Department-wide Hightower Seminar
Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University
Location: TBA
Title: TBA
​​​​​​​Hosts: Kaiji Chen / Caroline Fohlin, Emory University