News & Events
During the academic year, the Economics Department sponsors a series of seminars. The seminar series provides a medium for faculty, researchers, representatives of funding agencies, and others to discuss pressing issues related to topics in Economics. These seminars are free of charge and all are welcome to attend.
All seminars take place from 3:30pm – 5:00pm in room 444 Fronczak unless otherwise posted. (past seminars)
Our next seminar …
February 12 – Lee Lockwood, Northwestern University: “Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program”
February 19 – Jim Berry, Cornell University
February 26 –Yan Bai, University of Rochester
March 4 – Philip Oreopoulos, University of Toronto
March 9 (Wed) – Soohyung Lee, University of Maryland
March 11 – Zhuan Pei, Cornell University, Policy Analysis and Mgmt Dept
March 18 – Spring recess, no seminar
March 25 – Daniele Paserman, Boston University
April 1 – Harry Krashinsky, University of Toronto Scarborough
April 15 – Katherine Cuff, McMaster Univeristy
April 22 – George Alessandria, University of Rochester
April 29 – Jeffrey Kubik, Syracuse University
Faculty – Our faculty have had a number of notable personal achievements in recent years in terms of publications in top economics journals, prestigious awards, and membership in national and international research organizations. Faculty research productivity is on the rise, and our faculty have been active in national and international conferences making presentations, organizing sessions, and chairing sessions. You are also invited to visit their personal websites to learn about these achievements and their growing visibility.
Graduates – Our graduate students participate in a number of educational and social activities which help build camaraderie among our students. Some of our PhD students are also recognized for teaching and research accomplishments.
Center of Excellence on Human Capital, Technology transfer, and Economic growth And Development (HEAD) – The Center of Excellence on the role of Human Capital in economic development has been recognized through a major faculty development award from the New York Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research [NYSTAR]. The Center also houses the editorial office of the new Journal of Human Capital, published by the University of Chicago Press. Please see this webpage for more journal details: http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/JHC/home.html