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
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"
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"
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?"
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"
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"