Department of Economics

Seminars

UMass Lowell Economics Seminars Spring 2015

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

Gary Lyn, UMass Lowell
Feb. 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" 

Past Seminars