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Department Seminar (Updated 11/12/14)

noon – 1:15 pm, Wednesday, September 24 (2014), Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100

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The Department of Economics sponsors a weekly series in which economists from all facets of the profession present their cutting edge research on a wide variety of topics. All workshops are open to the public, and held on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:15 in Kreeger 100, unless otherwise noted.

August 27th: Sudipta Sarangi, LSU/NSF
"Contests with Complementarities: Theory and Experiments"

September 3: Jorge Aguero, University of Connecticut & Inter-American Development Bank
"Did the Swine Flu Save Lives? Evidence from Mexico"

September 10: Simon Sheng, American University
"Information Rigidity in Macroeconomic Forecasts: An International Empirical Investigation"

September 17: Haelim Park, US Treasury
"Did the Reserve Requirement Increases of 1936-1937 Reduce Bank Lending? Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment"

September 24: Min Wei, Federal Reserve Board
"The Effects of Treasury Debt Supply on Macroeconomic and Term Structure Dynamics"

October 1: Amos Golan, American University
"On the Intrinsic Value of Information or Is There an Absolute Value of Information?"

October 8: Ahmad Rahman, US Naval Academy
"Ex Tridenti Mercatus? Sea-Power and Maritime Trade in the Age of Globalization"

October 15: Zeynep Senyuz, Federal Reserve Board
"Nonlinearity and Time-Varying Dependence in Money Markets"

October 22: Min Chen, University of Oxford
"Myths and Promises of Data Intelligence"

October 29: Larry Ball, Johns Hopkins University
"Can We Reverse the Damage from the Great Recession?"

November 5: Anne-Christine Barthel, Randolph College
"Extending the Scope of Monotone Comparative Statics Results"

November 12: Peter Leeson, George Mason University

November 19: Mark Koyama, George Mason University
"Unified China and Divided Europe"

No seminar November 26 due to Thanksgiving

December 3: Caroline Fohlin, Emory University/Johns Hopkins University