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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 …

Fall 2017

October 27 – Gregorio Caetano, University of Rochester – Explaining Recent Trends in US School Segregation: 1988-2014

November 17 – Matthew Dimick, UB Law School – The Minimum Wage and Optimal Redistribution

December 1 – Robert McMillan, University of Toronto – Education Reform in General Equilibrium: Evidence from California’s Class Size Reduction

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 members 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.

Photographer: Douglas Levere

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: