Seminar Series

The Department of Economics maintains a seminar series to enhance the development and transmission of knowledge and research. The department series and related forums have hosted key figures in economics, including Noble Laureates, Members of the Council of Economic Advisors, and top academic economists.

Spring 2014

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 02/21/2014 "The Effect of Coal Combustion Byproducts On The Pricing Strategy Upstream Industries" Qingxin He Winston-Salem State University Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Mon, 02/24/2014 "The Relationship between Alcohol Prices and Length of Unemployment Spells" Jeremy Bray University of North Carolina at Greensboro Download Paper PDF Workshop, RH 3100, 3:30
Mon, 03/03/2014 "Carbon taxes: Turning theory into reality in the Pacific Northwest" Yoram Bauman Sightline Institute Workshop, 2 pm, Raley 3100
Fri, 03/28/2014 "Career Implications of Having a Female-Friendly Supervisor: Evidence from the NCAA Dora Gicheva University of North Carolina at Greensboro Download Paper PDF Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Mon, 03/31/2014 "Predictive Validity of Stated Preference Data: Application to Demand for Rocky Knob Mountain Bike Park Visits" Kevin Atkinson (student) Appalachian State University Workshop 11 am, RH 3100
Fri, 04/04/2014 "Cheap Natural Gas and Air Pollution from Electricity Production: Implications for Supply Side Policies" Scott Holladay University of Tennessee Download Paper PDF Seminar, RH 3010 2pm
Fri, 04/11/2014 Counter-Intelligence in a Command Economy Mark Harrison University of Warwick (UK) Download Paper PDF Seminar, 3010 RH, 2pm
Fri, 04/25/2014 "Multilateral Environmental Agreements and the WTO" Jayjit Roy Appalachian State University