Department of Economics

Seminars

Spring 2016

Drusilla Brown, Tufts University
February 3, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Wages and Hours, The Cascade of Noncompliance"

Simon Halliday, Smith College
February 11, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Punishment Through Ratings: An Experimental Study of Bias in Evaluations"

Rohini Somanathan, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi
February 17, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus

Erika Sabbath, Boston College, School of Social Work
February 24, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Emerging Methods for Life Course Exposure Assessment: Rationale,
Construction, and Association With Long-Term Mortality Risks"

Jessica Simon, Babson College
March 23, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Returns to Education for Self-Employed US Millennials and the
Self-Employment Gender Earnings Gap: A Quantile Regression Approach"

John Seater, Boston College
March 31, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"The Dance of the Dynamics: The Interplay of Trade and Growth"

Hillary M. Sackett, Westfield State
April 7, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Identifying Economic Impacts of Institutional Regional Food Procurement Pathways in
Westfield, MA"

Dhaval Dave, Bentley University
April 14, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Incarceration vs. Treatment-based Approaches to Juvenile Crime: Effects on Youth Outcomes"

Matthew S. Johnson, Boston University
April 21, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Regulation by Shaming: The Effects of Publicizing Violations of Workplace Safety and Health Laws"

Fall 2015

David Kuenzel, Wesleyan University
November 4, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"WTO Dispute Determinants"

Leonard Wolk, Colby College
November 18, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Forecasting With Colonel Blotto"

Past Seminars - Spring 2015

Will Olney, Williams College
February 11, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Impact of English Proficiency on Labor Market Performance."

Gary Lyn, UMass Lowell
February 19, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"External Economies and International Trade: A Quantitative Framework"

Alicia Sasser-Modestino, Northeastern University
March 11, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Upskilling: Do Employers Demand Greater Skill When Workers Are Plentiful?" (pdf)

David Simon, University of Connecticut
April 2, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Does Early Life Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Permanently Harm Childhood Welfare?  Evidence From Cigarette Tax Hikes" (pdf)

Laura Gee, Tufts University
April 9, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Centralized vs. Decentralized Detection and Sanctions in the Provision of Public Goods"

Seminars From Previous Years