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 UMass departments as well as faculty from other universities and colleges are frequently invited to both attend and present papers.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
Monday
October 7
4:00 pm
Daniele Girardi
UMass- Amherst

Does Economics Make You Selfish?

Monday
October 21*
4:00 pm
Heather Boushey
Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Unbound: How Inequality Restricts our Economy and What We Can Do About It
Monday
October 28
4:00 pm
Paige Skiba
Vanderbilt University
Time to Repay or Time to Delay: The Effect of Having More Time Before a Payday Loan is Due
Monday
November 4
4:00 pm
Alex Coram
Visiting Scholar, UMass- Amherst
 

The Optimal Trajectory for Emissions Reduction in the Long Run: A Cheshire Cat Problem

Monday
December 2
4:00 pm
Peter Skott
UMass- Amherst

Aggregate Demand Policy in Mature and Dual Economies

Monday
December 9
4:00 pm
Se Ho Kwak
UMass- Amherst
Allais Behavior in Shaklean Perspective

* co-sponsored by the UMass Political Economy Workshop


 

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