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
October 21
4:00 pm
Heather Boushey
Washington Center for Equitqble Growth
Unbound: How Inequality Restricts our Economy and What We Can Do About It
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
November 18
4:00 pm
Sam Bowles
UMass Amherst
Four Questions to a UMass Economist

*This Wednesday has a Monday schedule.
**co-sponsored by the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)


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