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

Fall 2016

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 11/04/2016
Equity versus Efficiency in Energy Regulation
Billy Pizer
Duke University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 10/21/2016
Should We Centralize Detection and Sanctions?: Peer vs. Centralized Monitoring and Punishment in the Provision of Public Goods
Laura K. Gee
Tufts University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 10/07/2016
One-to-One Technology and Student Outcomes
Marie Hull
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 09/23/2016
Technological Revolutions and Occupational Change: Electrifying News from the Old Days
Paul Gaggl
UNC Charlotte
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 09/16/2016
Rational Skeptics: On the Strategic Communication of Scientific Data
Youngseok Park
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 08/26/2016
Price Discrimination in Advance-Purchase Discounts with Focal Points for Tacit Collusion: Regression-Discontinuity Evidence from Airlines
Nick Rupp
East Carolina University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm

Spring 2016

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 04/29/2016
Experimental and Environmental Economics Workshop
Blowing Rock, NC April 29-30
Fri, 04/22/2016
Getting a Sporting Chance: Title IX and the Intergenerational Transmission of Health
Lisa Schulkind
UNC-Charlotte
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 04/15/2016
The Perils of Top-down State Building: Evidence from Colombia’s False Positives (11th Annual Conference in World History and Economics)
James Robinson
University of Chicago
Seminar, PH 1012 at 3pm
Fri, 04/08/2016
Electricity Price Risk with Renewable Energy Support Schemes: A Stochastic Merit-Order Effect
Matthew E. Oliver
Georgia Institute of Technology
PH 3010, 2 pm
Fri, 04/01/2016
Assessing Hypothetical Bias in Households’ Willingness-to-Pay for Coastal Habitat
Paul Hindsley
Eckerd College
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 03/18/2016
Measuring the Price Elasticity of Outdoor Water Use: Evidence from a North Carolina Reclaimed Water Program
Jonathan Lee
East Carolina University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 01/29/2016
Sleep Restriction and Time-of-Day Impacts on Simple Social Interactions
David Dickinson
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm

Fall 2015

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 12/04/2015
On the Environmental Consequences of Intra-Industry Trade
Jayjit Roy
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 11/13/2015
Social signals of safety and risk confer utility and have asymmetric effects on observers’ choices
Sheryl Ball
Virginia Tech
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 11/06/2015
Economic Freedom and Factor Eliminating Growth: A Cross-Country Analysis
John Dawson
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 10/30/2015
Using Behavioral Ecology for Management of Ecosystem Services
Jacob Hochard
East Carolina University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 10/09/2015
Estimating demand for perennial pigeon pea in Malawi using choice experiments
Robert Richardson
Michigan State University
Seminar, PH Boardroom at 2pm
Fri, 10/02/2015
Voluntary programs to encourage compliance with refuge regulations for pesticide resistance management: evidence from a quasi-experiment
Zach Brown
North Carolina State University
Seminar, PH 2013 at 2pm
Fri, 09/25/2015
Salt Iodization and the Enfranchisement of the American Worker
Steven Bednar
Elon University
Seminar, PH Boardroom at 2pm
Fri, 09/11/2015
Enforcing Compliance with Voluntary Agreements under Uncertainty
David McEvoy
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm

Spring 2015

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 05/01/2015
How Well Do Professionals Forecast Exchange Rates? Evidence from Survey Expectations
Onur Ince
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 at 2pm
Fri, 04/24/2015
Does the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) Improve Infant Health Outcomes?
Manan Roy
UNC Chapel Hill
Seminar PH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 04/17/2015
The Impacts of Ending Long-Term Unemployment Insurance Payments: Evidence from North Carolina
Craig Depken
UNC Charlotte
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm
Fri, 04/10/2015
Appalachian Spring Conference in World History and Economics