Brown Bag Research Workshop
To further facilitate faculty and student research consistent with the Center’s mission, the CFE runs a regular lunchtime “brown bag” workshop presentation. These seminars consist of early stage research papers by CFE faculty, graduate students, and short-term visitors.
January 9 - Michael Sacks, “Reimbursing Consumers’ Switching Costs in Network Industries," coauthored with Jiawei Chen of UC Irvine.
January 16 - Eduardo Minuci, “Shill Bidding and Social Preferences."
January 23 - Rico (Taining) Wang, “A Consistent Gradient-Based Nonparametric Test for Regression Structure”
January 30 - Amir Neto, “Determining public library efficacy”
February 6 - Sriparna Ghosh, “Firm Exit: Does regulation matter?”
February 13 - Josh Matti, "The Political Economy of the USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service"
February 20 - Yang Zhou, "Does Government Experience Matter? An Analysis of the Fiscal Impact of Jesse Ventura and Arnold Schwartznegger"
February 27 - Collin Hodges, "The Impact of Changes in Socioeconomic Status on Obesity Prevalence."
March 13 - Brad Humphreys, “Match Fixing and Sports Betting in Football: Empirical Evidence from the German Bundesliga”
March 20 - Perry Ferrell, ““What the FARC: Why the Colombian Peace Referendum Failed”
March 27 - Patrick Reilly, “High-school graduation and bank branch deregulation.”
April 3 - Perry Ferrell, “Expenditures, Taxation, and Regulation: The 17th Amendment and the Growth of Federal Government”
April 10 - Jakub Mikulka, “Betting Market: A Study of Bettors' Strategy"
April 17 - Rustam Romaniuc (Lille Catholic University), ”Intergroup Solidarity and Voting"
April 24 - Benjamin Blemings, "Does Putting Alcohol on Tap at College Football Games Affect Crime Flows?"
- August 22 - Bryan McCannon, “Lab-in-the-field: Microfinance in Southern Rural Uganda”
- August 29 - Danko Tarabar, “European Institutional Integration and Income Inequality
- September 5 - Michael Sacks, “In the club: strategic admission, membership, and endogenous splits”
- September 12 - Amir Neto, “Do Tourists Tip More than Local Consumer? Evidence from Taxi Rides in New York City”
- September 19 - Chris Yencha, “Walkability Measures and Residential Property Value: Evidence from Computer Vision Methods”
- September 26 - Imran Arif, “Barriers to International Mobility and Technology Diffusion”
- October 3 - Peter Calcagno (College of Charleston), “Regime Duration, Institutional Memory, and Economic Freedom”
- October 10 - Frank Stephenson (Berry College), “Economic Development Effects of Sports and Mega Events: Evidence from Hotel Nights”
- October 17 - Joylynn Pruitt, “Taking on the Boss: Incumbent Entry and Prosecutor Elections”
- October 31 - Paul Walker, “Individual Effort and Committee Decision Making: Experimental Evidence”
- November 7 - Shree Baba Pokharel, “Federal Regulations and Corporate Returns in the United States (2004-2013)”
- November 28 - Yang Zhou, "Do Ideology Movements and Legal Intervention Matter: A Synthetic Control Analysis of the Chongqing Experience"
- February 1 - Danko Tarabar, “The Role of Culture in Reform Performance: Evidence from Transition Countries”
- February 8 - Shree Baba Pokharel, “Low-Income Occupational Regulation and Entrepreneurship”
- February 15 - Sriparna Ghosh, "Effect of Regulation on Entrepreneurship”
- February 22 - Perry Ferrell, “The Role of Social Histories on Deviant Behavior: An Economics Experiment”
- February 29 - Joylynn Pruitt, “Taking on the Boss: Informational Challenging in Prosecutor Elections”
- March 7 - Paul Walker, “Endogenous Competence and a Limit to the Condorcet Jury Theorem”
- March 28 - Josh Matti, “Does Crime affect Business Location Decisions? A Discussion of the Current Literature”
- April 11 - Megan Teauge (George Mason University), “Barriers to Entry: An Empirical Account of Business Creation Difficulties in the United States"
- April 14 - Antonios Koumpias (Georgia State University), “The Effect of Compliance Reminders on Tax Payments: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Greece”
October 5 – Jamie Bologna, “The Effect of Informal Employment and Corruption on Income Levels in Brazil”
October 19 – Masha Tackett, “Gender Migration and Labor Share”
November 2 – Umair Khalil, “Racial Composition of Police Force and Police Response”
November 16 – Bryan McCannon, “Contracts and Trust”
November 30 - “Ethnic Assortative Matching in Marriage and Family Outcomes: Evidence from the Mass Migration to the United States during 1900-1930.”
- December 7 – Chris Yencha, “Who’s Paying for Regional Hospital Cost Inefficiencies?”
February 6 - Andrew Young, “Visigothic Retinues: The Roving Bandits that Succeeded Rome”
February 13 - Danko Tarabar, “The Impact of EU Accession and Membership on Reform Measures in Europe 1970-2010”
February 20 - Chris Yencha, “The Political Economy of Subsidized Commercial Air Service”
February 27 - Maria Sorokina, “Women, Migration, and Labor Share”
March 11 - Jamie Bologna, “Executive Influence over Federal Corruption Convictions”
- April 24 - Crystal Wong, “The Effect of Child Custody Laws on Marriage”