Economics Department

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 1715). 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 Dr. Kuzey Yilmaz at k.yilmaz@csuohio.edu.

AY: 2019 – 2020

MaggieBrehmWednesday September 25 at 2:30 PM  ||  RT 1716
Maggie Brehm 

Maggie Brehm 
Assistant Professor of Economics at Oberlin College
Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University

Research interests are in Labor Economics, Public Economics, and Economics of Education. 
Current research is on federal spending and adoption from foster care.

 

BruceFallickWednesday October 23 at 2:30 PM  ||  RT 1716
Bruce Fallick

Bruce Fallick
Senior vice president in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

He leads the microeconomics group, which conducts research in various fields of microeconomics, including labor, education, public, and urban economics. 

 

SoyoungLeeWednesday November 20 at 2:30 PM  ||  RT 1716
Soyoung Lee

Soyoung Lee
5th year Ph.D. Student in Economics at The Ohio State University

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Income and wealth inequality, Heterogeneous Agents Models, Computational Economics.

 


PAST SEMINARS

AY: 2018 – 2019

Wednesday, Oct 3 at 2:30
Todd Clark - Fed Cleveland

Todd E. Clark Senior Vice President | clevelandfed
www.clevelandfed.org
Todd Clark is a senior vice president in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He leads the department’s macroeconomics group.

Tuesday, Nov 6 at 3:30
Daniel Shoag - Case Western
Daniel Shoag | Weatherhead

www.weatherhead.case.edu
Daniel Shoag, PhD, is a visiting associate professor at the Weatherhead School of Management. He is an associate professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School and an affiliate of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government. His research focuses on state and local government finance.

Wednesday, Nov 28 at 2:30
Justin Barnette - Kent State
Justin Barnette, Ph.D. | Kent State University

www.kent.edu
Justin Barnette finished his Ph.D. in 2011 from the University of Minnesota. The focus of his teaching is macroeconomics where his current research focuses on understanding the cause and effect of inequality in the macroeconomy.

AY: 2017 – 2018

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Sewon Hur (U of Pittsburg)
Topic: Firm Entry and Exit and Aggregate Growth.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Mike Zabek (U of Michigan)
Topic: Implications of Local Ties in Spatial Equilibrium.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Mark Bognanni (Cleveland Fed)
Topic: A Class of Time-Varying Parameter Structural VARs for Inference under Exact or Partial Identification.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Justin Gallagher (Case Western Reserve)
Topic: The Effect of Cash Assistance on Household Finance and Business Growth after a Natural Disaster (with Daniel Hartley and Shawn Rohlin).

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Jeremiah Harris (Kent State)
Topic: Do the Most Prominent Firms Really Make the Worst Deals?

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Evan Kresch (Oberlin College)
Topic: (Not So) Gently Down the Stream: River Pollution and Heal in Indonesia.

AY: 2016 – 2017

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Mariana Carrera (Case Western Reserve)
Topic: The Structure of Health Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Pawel Krolikowski (Cleveland Fed)
Topic: Goods-market Frictions and International Trade.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Jacob Bastian (U of Michigan)
Topic: The Rise of Working Mothers and the 1975 Earned Income Tax Credit,

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Melinda Miller (U of Michigan)
Topic: Land and Racial Inequality in the Postbellum South.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Christopher Cotter (Oberlin College)
Topic: Did Financing Constraints in the Railroad Industry Amplify the Panic of 1873?

Wednesday April 19, 2017 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Randal J. Verbrugge (Cleveland Fed)
Topic: Addressing ‘Consistent but Fragile:’ New Tools for Robust Covariance Matrix Estimation and Outlier Identification (with applications)

AY: 2015 – 2016

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Peter Hinrichs (Cleveland Fed)
Topic: “The Impact of Tobacco-Free School Laws on Student and Faculty Smoking Behavior”

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Sabastian Roelands (Bowling Green State University)
Topic: TBA

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Shawn McCoy (University of Pittsburgh)
Topic: TBA.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Fudong Zhang (University of Michigan Ann Arbor)
Topic: TBA.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 2:30-4:00pm | Rhodes Tower 1716
Roberto Pinheiro (Cleveland Fed)
Topic:  Competitors' Stock Price Reaction to Mass Layoff Announcements

AY: 2014 – 2015

Wednesday, Sepember 24, 2014 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Roman Sheremeta (Case Western Reserve)
Topic: “Behavior in Contest and Tournaments” The presentation will be based on two papers "Behavioral Dimensions of Contests” and "A Survey of Experimental Research on Contests, All-Pay Auctions and Tournaments."

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Martin Saavedra (Oberlin)
Topic: "Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation"

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Korie Amberger (Ohio State)
 Topic: TBA

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Edward Knotek (Cleveland Fed)
Topic: TBA

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Justin Barnette (Kent State)
Topic: TBA

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm | Rhodes Tower, Room 1716
Mehmet Pasaogullari (Cleveland Fed)
Topic: TBA