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 2018 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
Monday
February 26
4:00 pm
Naoki Yoshihara
UMass Amherst
On the General Impossibility of Persistent Unequal Exchange Free Trade Equilibrium in the Pre-Industrial Capitalist World Economy
Monday
March 5
4:00 pm
Daniele Girardi
UMass Amherst
Reverse Hysteresis? Persistent Effects of Autonomous Demand Expansions
Monday
March 19
4:00 pm
Brian Baisa
​Amherst College
 
Efficient Multi-Unit Auctions for Normal Goods
Monday
March 26
4:00 pm
Ariel Rubinstein
Tel Aviv University & New York University
A Typology of Players: Between Instinctive and Contemplative 
Monday
April 23
4:00 pm
Itai Sher
UMass Amherst
Freedom and Voting Power
Monday
April 30
4:00 pm
Michael Ash, Deepankar Basu, Arindrajit Dube
UMass Amherst
Public Debt and Growth: An Assessment of Key Findings on Causality and Thresholds




 

Workshop Location: 209 Crotty Hall (unless otherwise indicated)
412 N. Pleasant St., Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Papers will be posted at least one week prior to presentation.

For more details, contact Professor Katzner at dkatzner@econs.umass.edu