Archived 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 Nobel Laureates, Members of the Council of Economic Advisors, and top academic economists.

Seminar Registration

Spring 2021

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 04/16/2021
Meta-Analysis of Empirical Estimates of Loss-Aversion
Alex Brown
Texas A&M
Fri, 04/09/2021
The Role of Cultural Worldviews in Willingness to Pay for Environmental Policy
Ash Morgan
ASU
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting
Fri, 03/26/2021
Distributional Preferences and Conditional Cooperation in Sequential Prisoner's Dilemmas
Martin Sefton
University of Nottingham
Fri, 02/19/2021
Oil Supply and Tax Incentives
Steven Millsaps
Appalachian State University
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting
Fri, 02/12/2021
Populism in Europe as a mirror of an untrusting society
Eugenio Levi
Masaryk University
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting
Fri, 01/29/2021
Cash versus In-Kind Punishment: Evidence from Environmental Enforcement Cases
Lucija Muehlenbachs
University of Calgary
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting
Fri, 01/22/2021
Beyond Ghost Games and Bubbles: The Value of Attendance with Masking and Social Distancing in U.S. Professional Sports
John Whitehead
Appalachian State University
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting

Fall 2020

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 11/20/2020
The Repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846 and its Impact on Antebellum America.
Juan Moreno-Cruz
University of Waterloo
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting
Fri, 11/13/2020
Cooperation in Queueing Systems
Yaroslav Rosokha,
Purdue University
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting
Fri, 11/06/2020
Coalitions, Competition, and Conservation: Spatial Procurement Auction Design and Performance1
Simanti Banerjee
University of Nebraska
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting
Fri, 10/30/2020
The Allocation of Power in Organizations
Tim Perri
Appalachian State University
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting
Fri, 10/16/2020
Random testing with self-quarantine dominates physical distancing for the control of COVID-19
Steve Newbold
University of Wyoming
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting
Fri, 09/25/2020
Tax diversification and inertia in contribution location decisions between Roth and traditional retirement plans
Brent Davis
TIAA Institute
Seminar at 2:00pm Please register to receive link to Zoom meeting

Spring 2020

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 04/17/2020
Event Cancelled - Economics Seminar
Per Fredriksson
University of Louisville
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 04/03/2020
Event Cancelled - Economics Seminar
Philip Brookins
University of South Carolina
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 03/20/2020
Event Cancelled - Behaviors and School Achievement: Experimental Evidence
Etienne Dagorn
University of Rennes,
Seminar, 3010 PH 2pm
Fri, 02/21/2020
Presidents, Economic Performance, and Monetary Policy Rules
Onur Ince
Appalachian State University
Seminar 3010 PH at 2:00pm
Fri, 02/14/2020
The Attraction of Magnet Schools: Evidence from Embedded Lotteries in School Assignment
Thayer Morrill and Melinda Morrill
North Carolina State University
Seminar, 3010 PH 11am
Fri, 02/07/2020
Contests, Qverbidding, and Contest Avoidance: A Cross-cultural Examination
Patrick McGuire
Appalachian State University
Seminar, 3010 PH 2pm
Fri, 01/31/2020
Party schools, football schools and student quality
Peter Groothuis and Austin Eggers
Appalachian State University
Seminar, 3010 PH 2pm

Fall 2019

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 11/01/2019
Creative Destruction, Job Reallocation, and Subjective Well-Being
Mona Ahmadiani
Wake Forest University
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 10/25/2019
Political Distortions and Infrastructure Networks in China: A Quantitative Spatial Equilibrium Analysis
Simon Alder
UNC - Chapel Hill
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 10/04/2019
Network Formation with Multigraphs and Strategic Complementarities
Sudipta Sarangi
Virginia Tech
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 09/27/2019
Testing Predictions in Weighted Networks with the Dirichlet Covariate Model†
David Rojo Arjona
Chapman University
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm
Fri, 09/20/2019
Why Join a Team?
David Cooper
Florida State University
Seminar, 3010 PH at 2pm