Previous Seminars


Spring 2013 Seminars

Thursday, 4/25/2014 - 4:45 - 5:15pm in Student Union 312
William D. Manson, Deputy General Counsel, Lubrizol Corporation
"Balancing the Impact of Regulation: The Case of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act"

Fall 2012 Seminars

Friday, 10/26/2012 - 1:00pm in CAS 438
Subhra Saha, Cleveland State University
Title: "Spillover Effects of Public Transportation"

Rescheduled Friday, 11/30/2012 - 1:00pm in CAS 438
Yuliya Demyanyk, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Title: "Moving to a Job:  The Role of Home Equity, Debt, and Access to Credit"

Friday, February 1, 1:00 - 2:30pm in CAS 438
Mariana Carrera, Case Western Reserve University
Title: "Consumer Preferences for Brand Drugs in Over-the-Counter Market"

Fall 2011 Seminars

Friday, 10/7/2011 - 1:00pm in CAS 438
Dionissi Aliprantis, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Title: "Assessing the Evidence on Neighborhood Effects from Moving to Opportunity"

Friday, 10/28/2011 - 1:00pm in CAS 438
Justin Barnette, Kent State University
Title: "Wage Scars from Job Loss" (Macroeconomics)

Friday, 12/2/2011  -  1:00pm in CAS 438
Jenny R. Hawkins, Oberlin College
Title: "Bayesian Analysis of a Single-Firm Event Study"

Spring 2011 Seminars

Friday, 4/8/2011 - 2:30pm in CAS 438
Silvia Prina, Case Western Reserve

Friday, 4/1/2011
Joel Elvery, Cleveland State University
"Identifying and Describing Employment Centers"

Friday, 1/28/2011  -  2:30 pm in CAS 438
Stephan Whitaker, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
"Prioritization in Private Activity Bond Volume Cap Allocation"

Fall 2010 Seminars

Friday, October 1, 3:00
Lockwood Reynolds, Kent State University
"The Effect of Housing Wealth on College Choice"

Friday, October 15, 3:00pm
Ron Cheung, Oberlin University
"Who Supports Portable Assessment Caps"

William Horrace, Syracuse University

Spring 2010 Seminars

Thursday, February 18, Noon - 1:30 pm
Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley, Kent State University
"Medicaid and the Asset and Housing Decisions of the Elderly: Evidence from Estate Recovery Programs"

Thursday, March 11, 4:00pm
Ross DeVol, Milken Institute
"Akron's and Ohio's Position in the Knowledge-based Economy: Charting a Course for the Future."

Friday, March 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Daniel Hartley, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
"Endogenous Gentrification and Housing Price Dynamics"

Friday, April 9, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Jooyoun Park, Kent State University
"Does Occupational Training by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Really Help Reemployment? Success Measured as Matching"

Spring 2009

Tuesday, March 3, 3:15 - 5:00 pm
Shawn Rohlin, Syracuse University
"State Minimum Wage Rates and the Location of New Business: Evidence from a Refined Border Approach"

Friday, March 6, 2:15 - 4:00 pm
Mircea Marcu, University of Florida
"Quality Provision in Two-Sided Markets: The Case of Managed Care"

Monday, March 9, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Maoyong Fan, University of California, Berkeley
"Do Food Stamps Contribute to Obesity in Low-income Women? Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979"

Fall 2008

Thursday, September 18, 3:00 - 4:30pm
Veronika Dolar, Cleveland State University
"The Effect of Changes in Relative Food Prices and Income on Obesity Prevalence in a Stochastic Model of Eating Decisions"

Thursday, October 9, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Dandan Liu, Kent State University
"What Drives Inflation: Output Gap or Labor Share?"

Thursday, November 13, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Mir Ali, University of Toledo
"Weight Gain and Peer Social Network: Is There a Contagion Effect?"

Spring 2008

Wednesday, January 30, 3:15 - 4:30pm
Econ 626, The University of Akron "What Creates Success in Principles of Microeconomics"

Wednesday, February 13, 3:15 - 4:30 pm
Albert Sumell, Youngstown State University
"The Determinants of Foreclosed Property Value: Evidence from Inner-City Cleveland"

Monday, March 3, Noon - 1:00 pm
Yoonsoo Lee, Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank
"Geographic Redistribution of the U.S. Manufacturing and the Role of State Development Policy"

Monday, April 7, Noon - 1:00 pm
Yee Fei Chia, Cleveland State University
"Dollars and Pounds: The Impact of Household Income on Childhood Weight"

Wednesday, April 23, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
George Akerlof, 2001 Nobel Prize winner
"Economics and Identity"

Fall 2007

Wednesday, September 19, 10:45 - Noon
Vasilis (Bill) Kosteas, Cleveland State University
"Social Skill, Promotions, and Supervisors"

Wednesday, October 10, 10:45 - Noon
Justin Snydor, Case Western Reserve University
"Math is for Boys? Analyzing the Effect of Environmental Factors on the Gender Gap in Math Test Scores"

Thursday, November 13, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Taehyun Ahn, Ohio State University
"Risk, Liquidity Constraints, and Self-Employment"