Department of Economics

Departmental Seminar Series

Seminars usually meet in RT 1701 or RT 1716. Copies of the paper are available the week prior to the seminar in the departmental office (RT 1713). These seminars are open to all members of the CSU community as well as the researchers at other institutions. Those who are interested in presenting their research papers should contact Subhra Saha at s.b.saha@csuohio.edu.

AY: 2013-14:

  • Wednesday, October 9 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1701
    Speaker: Dr. Amanda Weinstein (University of Akron)
    Topic: TBA
  • Thursday, November 7 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1701
    Speaker: Dr. Deepraj Mukherjee (Kent State University)
    Topic: TBA
  • Wednesday, November 20 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1701
    Speaker: Joe Staudt (The Ohio State University)
    Topic: TBA
  • Wednesday, March 26 | 2:30 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
    Speaker: Yuliya Demyanyk (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
    Topic: Mortgage Companies and Regulatory Arbitrage
  • Thursday, April 17 | 2:30 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
    Speaker: Emmanuel Dechenaux (Kent State University)
    Topic: TBA
  • Wednesday, April 23 | 3:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
    Speaker: Deepraj Mukherjee (Kent State University)
    Topic: TBA

 

PAST SEMINARS

 

AY: 2012-13:

  • Wednesday, September 26 | 2:30 – 4:30 PM
    Speaker: Lakshmi Balsubramanium, Federal Reserve
    Topic: “Do House Prices Impact Business Starts”
    Rhodes Tower, Room 1701
  • Wednesday, October 24 | 2:30 – 4:00 PM
    Speaker: John James, Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank
    Topic: “Ability Matching and Occupational Choice”
    Rhodes Tower, Room 1701
  • Wednesday, November 28 | 2:30 – 4:00 PM
    Speaker: Jenny R Hawkins, Oberlin College
    Topic: “Mitigating Hold-up through Complementarities and Refundability”
    Rhodes Tower, Room 1701

AY: 2011-12:

Seminar 1. Speaker: Dionissi Aliprantis:
“Title: TBA”: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 from 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Rhodes Tower 1701

Seminar 2: Speaker: Subhra B. Saha:
“Economic Effects of Universities and Colleges”: Cleveland State University

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Rhodes Tower 1701

Seminar 3: Speaker Paul Mills:
“Evidence of Trust and Reciprocity in a Pay As you Wish Game” Cleveland State University

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Rhodes Tower 1701

AY: 2010-11:

Wednesday, March 9th | 2:30 PM
Speaker: Daniel Hartley, Cleveland Federal Reserve [Paper]
Topic: TBA
Rhodes Tower Room 1716

Friday, March 25th | 2:30 PM
Speaker: Lucas Engelhard, Kent State University [Paper]
Topic: TBA
Rhodes Tower Room 1716

April TBA
Refreshments will be served following the seminars.

September 24, 2010 (Friday), 2:00-3:30 PM
Joel Elvery, Cleveland State University - Levin College of Urban Affairs
Title: "Agglomeration effects: What can we learn from detailed geography?" [Paper 1; Paper 2]

October 8, 2010 (Friday), 2:00-3:30 PM
Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley, Kent State University
Title: "Medicaid and the Housing and Asset Decisions of the Elderly: Evidence from Estate Recovery Programs" [Paper]

November 5, 2010 (Friday), 2:00-3:30 PM
Mithuna Srinivasan, Ohio State University
Title: "Endogenous Sibling Effects in Adolescent Substance Use" [Paper]

November 19, 2010 (Friday), 2:00-3:30 PM
Shawn Rohlin, University of Akron
Title: "Spill-Over Effects of Geographically Targeted Development Incentives"

AY: 2009-10:

February 24, 2010 (Wednesday), 2:30-4:00 PM
Yoonsoo Lee, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Title: "The Importance of Reallocation in Cyclical Productivity and Returns to Scale: Evidence from Plant Level Data" [PDF copy]

March 3, 2010 (Wednesday), 2:30-4:00 PM
Todd Schoellman, Clemson University
Title: "Student Abilities During the Expansion of U.S. Education, 1950-2000" [PDF copy]

March 24, 2010 (Wednesday), 2:30-4:00 PM
Daniel Carroll, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Title: "The Long Run Effects of Changes in Tax Progressivity" [PDF copy]

April 7, 2010 (Wednesday), 2:30-4:00 PM
Viplav Saini, Oberlin College
Title: "Investment Incentives in a Dynamic Procurement Auction" [PDF copy]

April 21, 2010 (Wednesday), 2:30-4:00 PM
Nicola Lacetera, Case Western Reserve University
Title: TBA [PDF copy]

September 23, 2009 (Wednesday), 2:30-4:00 PM
Alberto Ortiz, Oberlin College
Title: "Credit Risk and the Macroeconomy" [PDF copy]

October 7, 2009 (Wednesday), 2:30-4:0 PM
Oleg Smirnov , University of Toledo
Title: "Modeling Spatial Discrete Choice" [PDF copy]

October 28, 2009 (Wednesday), 2:30-4:00 PM
Silvia Prina , Case Western Reserve University
Title: "Endogenous Fertility, Inequality and Human Capital" [PDF copy]

Note: Our seminar series is coordinated with those of the Economics departments at Kent State University and University of Akron. For their seminar series, please click on the following links:

AY 2008-09:

1:30-2:30 PM, Friday, September 12, 2008
David Vera, Kent State University
Title: "When More Information Does Not Translate into More Credit: The Effect of Bank Holding Affiliation on Small Businesses' Credit Constraints " [PDF copy]

1:30-3:00 PM, Friday, October 17, 2008
Carlos Serrano, University of Toronto
Title: "The Market for Intellectual Property: Evidence from the Transfer of Patents" [Main Paper; Data Paper]

2:00-3:30 PM, Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Yi-Chan Tsai, The Ohio State University
Title: "What Do Working Capital and Habit Tell Us about the Co-movement Problem?" [PDF copy]

2:00-3:30 PM, Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Jim McGee, University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Title: "Costly Contracts and Consumer Credit" [PDF copy]

3:00-4:30 PM, Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Jordan Suter, Oberlin College
Title: "Dynamic Pollution Taxes under Regulatory Uncertainty" [PDF copy]

AY 2007-08:

3:00 PM, Thursday, September 13, 2007
Murat Tasci, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Title: "On-the-Job Search and Labor Market Reallocation" [PDF copy]

2:30 PM, Thursday, October 4, 2007
Curtis Lockwood Reynolds, Kent State University
Title: "Politics and Tuition: Evidence of Political Budget Cycle in Higher Education"

2:30 PM, Thursday, November 8, 2007
Deepankar Basu, The Ohio State University
Title: "Son Preference and Gender Inequality" [PDF copy]

3:00 PM, Thursday, April 10, 2008
Veronika Dolar, University of Minnesota
Title: "The Effects of Changes in Relative Food Prices on Obesity Prevalence in the US: Macroeconomic Analysis"

3:00 PM, Thursday, May 1, 2008
Yogesh Uppal , Youngstown State University
Title: "Estimation of the Incumbency Effects in the US State Legislatures: A Quasi-Experimental Approach" [PDF copy]

AY 2006-07:

3:00 PM, Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Myong-Hun Chang, Cleveland State University
Title: "Discovery and Diffusion of Knowledge in an Endogenous Social Network"

3:00 PM, Thursday, October 19, 2006
Bruce Weinberg, The Ohio State University
Title: "The Changing Age of Scientific Creativity"

3:00 PM, Thursday, November 9, 2006
Leonard Kiefer, The Ohio State University
Title: "Disinflation with Sticky Information"

3:00 PM, Monday, April 2, 2007
Linus Wilson, University of Cincinnati
Title: "Managerial Ownership with Rent Seeking Employees" [PDF copy]

3:00 PM, Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Kathryn Wilson, Kent State University
Title: "Higher Education and Social Mobility in the United States: A Glimpse Inside the Black Box?" [MSWord copy]

AY 2005-06:

2:00 PM, Thursday, September 22, 2005
Richard Kent, Kent State University
"A 1929 Estimate of a Multiplier by Keynes"

1:30 PM, Wednesday, October 19, 2005
Emmanuel Dechenaux, Kent State University
"Tacit Collusion and Capacity Withholding in Repeated Uniform Price Auctions"

2:00 PM, Thursday, November 17, 2005
Craig Heinicke, Baldwin-Wallace College
"Gross Favoritism in Avoiding the Draft?  The Selective Service System and the Southern Rural Labor Market During World War II"

3:00 PM, Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Francesco Renna, University of Akron
Title:  "The Economics of Dual Job Holding:  A Job Portfolio Model of Labor Supply" [pdf copy]

3:00 PM, Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Sucharita Ghosh, University of Akron
Title:  "Regional Trading Arrangements and Economic Growth:  Is There a Link?"

 

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