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Seminars

All seminars are in room 201 Stockbridge Hall unless otherwise indicated. For more information contact Emily Wang (emilywang "at" resecon.umass.edu, 545-5741).

Spring 2014
Friday, February 28
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Shanjun Li
Assistant Professor
Dyson School of Management, Cornell University

Better Lucky Than Rich? Welfare Analysis of Automobile License Allocations in Beijing and Shanghai >>pdf

Friday, March 7
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Ujjayant Chakravorty
Professor of Economics
Tufts University

The Long Run Impact of Biofuels on Food Prices >>pdf

Food for Fuel: The Effect of U.S. Energy Policy on Indian Poverty

Friday, April 4
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Jeff Prince
Associate Professor of Economics
Kelly School of Business, Indiana University

Are There Heterogeneous Effects of Electronic Medical Record Adoption on Patient Health Outcomes? >>pdf

Friday, April 18
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Jura Liaukonyte
Assistant Professor
Dyson School of Management, Cornell University

How TV Ads Influence Online Shopping >>pdf

Fall 2013
Friday, November 8
3:15 - 5:00 PM
David Miller
Assistant Professor of Economics
University of Michigan

A theory of disagreement in repeated games with bargaining >>pdf

Friday, November 15
3:15 - 5:00 PM
Beia Spiller
Economist
Environmental Defense Fund

TBA

Friday, October 18
3:15 - 5:00 PM
Gregory DeAngelo
Assistant Professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Using Extremes to Test Theories of Risk, Inequality and Gender >>pdf

Friday, November 1
3:15 - 5:00 PM
Stephen Burks
Associate Professor of Economics and Management
University of Minnesota, Morris

Social Preferences in the Lab and in the Field: Evidence from Students, Townspeople, and Truckers

Paper Links:

"Cognitive skills affect economic preferences, strategic behavior, and job attachment," PNAS (2009).
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2009/04/23/0812360106

"Toward the Integration of Personality Theory and Decision Theory in the Explanation of Economic and Health Behavior" IZA DP#6750, July 2012.
http://ftp.iza.org/dp6750.pdf