Economics Seminar Series
Presented by the Department of Economics at the WVU College of Business and Economics
All seminars are 3:30 - 5 p.m. in room 441 at the College of Business and Economics, unless otherwise noted. Seminar Series Coordinator: Bryan McCannon
- February 10: Cary Deck (University of Arkansas)
- February 17: Catherine MacLean (Temple University)
- February 24: Ben Marx (University of Illinois)
- March 17: Peter Grajzl (Washington and Lee University)
- March 24: Anne Morrison Piehl (Rutgers University)
- March 31: Thomas DeLeire (Georgetown University)
- April 7: Le Wang (Oklahoma University)
- April 28: Marvin Goodfriend (Carnegie Mellon University)
- September 2: Bart Wilson, Chapman University, “Language and Cooperation in Hominin Scavenging”
- September 9: Diego Garcia, North Carolina, "The Kinks of Financial Journalism"
- September 16: Scott Baker, Washington University, “A Theory of Judicial Deference”
- September 23: Dan Tortorice, Brandeis University, “Business Cycle Implications of Fluctuating Long Run Expectations”
- September 30: Sutirtha Bagchi, Villanova University, “The Effects of Political Competition on the Funding and Generosity of Public-Sector Pension Funds”
- October 7: Umair Khalil, West Virginia University, "Peer Effects in Program Participation: Evidence from Informal Neighborhood Level Networks"
- October 14: Dhaval Dave, Bentley University, "Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant and Child Health"
- October 20: Dean Karlan, Yale University (public lecture), "Pragmatic Optimism in the Fight Against Poverty: Lessons from Behavioral Economics"
- October 21: Radek Janhuba, CERGE-EI, "Do Victories and Losses Matter: Effects of Football on Life Satisfaction"
- October 28: Rick Wilson, Rice University, "Evidence for Out-Group Altruism in the Aftermath of Violence"
- November 4: Eugen Diman, University of Pennsylvania, "On Peer Effects: Contagion of Pro- and Anti-Social Behavior in Charitable Giving and the Role of Social Identity"
- November 11: Jason Lindo, Texas A&M University, "Caution! Men Not at Work: Gender-Specific Labor Market Conditions and Child Maltreatment"
- December 2: GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD PRESENTATION