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Seminars

fall 2017

Anne Fitzpatrick, University of Massachusetts Boston
October 18, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Affordable Care Act (ACA) Insurance Expansions and Use of Alternative Financial Services"    

Alan Finkelstein Shapiro, Tufts University
November 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Banking and Financial Participation Reforms, Labor Markets, and Financial Shocks"

Matt Rutledge, Boston College 
November 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
Topic TBD

Olga Shurchkov, Wellesley University 
December 4, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
Topic TBD

Katerin Y. Ramirez Tejeda, University of Massachusetts Lowell  
December 11, 2017, 11:00 a.m
Falmouth 302M, North Campus
"Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Conventional and Prototype Bio-Based Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture"


Previous seminars:

spring 2016

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 20, 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" 



 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"