Current 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 2018

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 03/16/2018
"Promises and Punishment"
Alec Smith
Virginia Tech
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 03/23/2018
"Citizen Preferences for Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management: The Case of Atlantic Menhaden"
John Whitehead
Appalachian State University
Seminar, 3010 PH at 1pm
Fri, 03/30/2018
"Just a minute: The effect of emergency department wait time on the cost of care"
Lindsey Woodworth
University of South Carolina
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 04/06/2018
"Utilizing Subjective Beliefs in Stated Preference Models: Issues and Solutions"
Gregory Howard
East Carolina University
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 04/13/2018
"Growing, Shrinking and Long Run Economic Performance: Historical Perspectives on Economic Developmentā€
Stephen Broadberry
University of Oxford
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 04/20/2018
"Motivating Workers through Task Assignment: A Dynamic Model of Up-and- Down Competition for Status"
Scott Gilpatric
University of Tennessee
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 04/27/2018
2018 Appalachian Environmental & Experimental Economics Workshop
Appalachian State University
Workshop, TBD

Fall 2018

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Info
Fri, 09/14/2018
TBA
Brad Humphries
University of West Virginia
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 09/21/2018
TBA
Harrison Fell
North Carolina State University
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 10/05/2018
TBA
Andrew Kloosterman
University of Virginia
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 10/26/2018
TBA
Eric Cardella
Texas Tech
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 11/09/2018
TBA
Ji Yan
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 11/30/2018
TBA
JayJit Roy
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm