Economic Theory Workshop

This seminar meets 6 to 10 times a semester in which graduate students and faculty report on research in progress on topics in economic theory and related areas. Faculty from other Departments, other Colleges, and other Universities are frequently invited to both attend and present papers.

Spring 2017 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
February 27
4:00 pm
Gilberto Lima
Univ. of Sao Paulo
Equilibrium Wage Inequality as Another Worker Discipline Device
March 20
4:00 pm
Christopher House
Univ. of Michigan
Austerity in the Aftermath of the Great Recession
March 27
4:00 pm
Peter Matthews
Middlebury College
Expressive Voting and Partisan Bias
April 3
4:00 pm
Sam Bowles Linguistic Inequality: Persistence and Change in Pronouns of Power and Solidarity
April 10*
4:00 pm
Zhun Xu
Howard Univ.
The Global Food Regime: Crisis and Restructuring
April 24
4:00 pm
Ceren Soylu Collective Action and Heterogeneity

* Jointly sponsored with the Political Economy Workshop


Room 209
Crotty Hall
University of Massachusetts Amherst


The Economic Theory Workshop is being organized in Spring 2017 by Donald Katzner, 303 Crotty Hall.  For more details contact Professor Katzner at