Department Seminars

The UA Department of Economics seminar series is coordinated with those of the Economics departments at Cleveland State University and Kent State University. For their seminar series, please click on the following links:

If you have any questions about the seminar or would like to make a presentation, please send an email to Dr. Amanda Weinstein


Fall 2016 Seminars

Friday, 10/21/2016 - 1:00 - 2:30 pm in CBA 130
Jooyoun Park, Assistant Professor, Kent State University
"Skill Overshooting in the Occupational Training Provision of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program"

Friday, 10/28/2016 - 1:00 - 2:30 pm in CBA 130
Gbenga Ajilore, Associate Professor, University of Toledo
"Does the Acquisition of Military Items Lead to Excessive Use of Force by Police Officers?"


Spring 2016 Seminars

Friday, 3/4/2016 - 1:00 - 2:30 pm in CAS 438
Russ Pry, Summit County Executive
"Governing in Interesting Economic Times"

Friday, 4/22/2016 - 1:00 - 2:30 pm in CAS 438
Dr. Heather Stephens, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, West Virginia University
"How do Pollution and other Environmental Disamenities Affect Business Location?"


Fall 2015 Seminars

Friday, 10/30/2015 - 1:00 - 2:30 pm in CAS 438
Sandra Pianalto, UA Executive in Residence, FirstMerit Chair in Banking; Advisory Trustee, University of Akron Board of Trustees; Past President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; University of Akron Department of Economics Alum
"My Experience as a Monetary Policymaker During Extraordinary Economic Times"

Friday, 12/4/2015 - 1:00 - 2:30 pm in CAS 438
Ellis Tallman, Cleveland Federal Reserve
"What Ends Pre-Fed Banking Panics?"


Spring 2015 Seminars

Friday, 2/6/2015 - 2:30 - 5:00 pm in CAS 438
Justin Gallagher, Case Western Reserve University
"The Effect of Healthy School Meals on Student Academic Performance"

Friday, 3/13/2015 - 2:30 - 4:00 pm in CAS 438
Vikesh Amin, Central Michigan University
"The Effect of Education on Fertility: Evidence from Taiwanese Population Data"

Friday, 4/17/2015 - 2:30 - 4:00 pm in CAS 438
Jon Schwabish, Economist, Urban Institute
"Data Visualization Done Differently"


Fall 2014 Seminars

Friday, 9/19/2014 - 1:30 - 2:45 pm in CAS 438
Marco Di Cintio and Emanuele Grassi, University of Salento, Italy
"Employment growth, labour flows and innovation: a firm level analysis"

Friday, 10/3/2014 - 1:30 - 2:45 pm in CAS 438
Peter Hinrichs, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
"What Kind of Teachers Are Schools Looking For? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment"

Friday, 10/31/2014 - 1:30 - 2:45 pm in CAS 438
Vasilios "Bill" Kosteas, Cleveland State University
"Exercise and Time Preference"

Friday, 11/14/2014 - 1:30 - 2:45 pm in CAS 438
Martin Saavedra, Oberlin College


Spring 2014 Seminars

Friday, 2/14/2014 - 3:15 - 4:30pm in CAS 438
Daniel Hartley, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Friday, 3/7/2014 - 3:15 - 4:30pm in CAS 438
Alessandra Faggian, The Ohio State University

Friday, 3/14/2014 - 3:15 - 4:30pm in CAS 438
Aycan Koksol, Cleveland State University


Fall 2013 Seminars

Friday, 11/15/2013 - 1:00 - 2:30pm in CAS 438
Kasey Buckles, University of Notre Dame

Friday, 11/22/2013 - 1:00 - 2:30pm in CAS 438
Pedro Amaral, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Friday, 12/6/2013 - 1:00 - 2:30pm in CAS 438
Yang Chen, Ohio State University


Past Seminars