Henry Durand

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 …

Friday, December 4th – Dr Jay Walker, Niagara University: “Do men and women compete differently in single versus mixed-gender environments? Evidence from the game show Jeopardy!”

Spring 2016

February 5 –Yan Bai, University of Rochester

February 12 – Lee Lockwood, Northwestern University

February 19 – Jim Berry, Cornell University

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 8

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