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.

Spring 2015

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 03/27/2015
Joint Estimation of Revealed and Stated Preference Data from the Alaska Saltwater Sportfishing Economic Survey
John Whitehead
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 2 pm
Fri, 03/20/2015
Understanding Fuel Poverty in the U.S: Evidence Using the 2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey
Tanga Mohr
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm
Fri, 03/06/2015
Supply Chain Uncertainty in Ocean Transit as a Trade Barrier
Georg Schaur
University of Tennessee
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm
Fri, 02/27/2015
Measuring the Impact of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Consumer Behavior
Ash Morgan
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm
Fri, 02/13/2015
No-regrets climate policy - the ancillary benefits and welfare costs of CO2 abatement in the US electricity sector
Jared Woollacott
RTI International
Seminar, PH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 02/06/2015
Linking listing and delisting decisions under the Endangered Species Act: A case study of gray wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains
Charles Sims
University of Tennessee
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm
Fri, 01/23/2015
The Phillips Curve, Inflation Expectations, and Short-Term Unemployment
Sandeep Mazumder
Wake Forest University
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm

Fall 2014

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 11/14/2014
"Some Empirical Results with NHL Data"
Pete Groothuis
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm
Fri, 10/24/2014
"Policy Aversion and Cultural Worldviews"
Todd Cherry
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm
Fri, 10/10/2014
"Who Loses Under Power Plant Cap-and-Trade Programs? Estimating the Impact of the NOx Budget Trading Program on Manufacturing Employment"
Mark Curtis
Wake Forest University
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm
Fri, 10/03/2014
"Impact of Sleep Deprivation on Decision Making and Cognition"
Sean Drummond
University of California, San Diego
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm
Fri, 09/26/2014
"Economics of Promotion and Tenure Committees"
Tim Perri
Appalachian State University
Seminar, PH 3010 2pm

Spring 2014

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 04/25/2014
"Multilateral Environmental Agreements and the WTO"
Jayjit Roy
Appalachian State University
Fri, 04/11/2014
Counter-Intelligence in a Command Economy
Mark Harrison
University of Warwick (UK)
Seminar, 3010 RH, 2pm
Fri, 04/04/2014
"Cheap Natural Gas and Air Pollution from Electricity Production: Implications for Supply Side Policies"
Scott Holladay
University of Tennessee
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, 03/28/2014
"Career Implications of Having a Female-Friendly Supervisor: Evidence from the NCAA"
Dora Gicheva
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Mon, 03/03/2014
"Carbon taxes: Turning theory into reality in the Pacific Northwest"
Yoram Bauman
Sightline Institute
Workshop, 2 pm, Raley 3100
Mon, 02/24/2014
"The Relationship between Alcohol Prices and Length of Unemployment Spells"
Jeremy Bray
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Workshop, RH 3100, 3:30
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

Fall 2013

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 12/06/2013
To Be Announced
Scott Baier
Clemson University
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 11/22/2013
"On the External Validity of Laboratory Policy Experiments"
Mike McKee
Appalachian State University
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 11/15/2013
"Estimating the Effects of Brownfields and BrownField Remediation on Property Values in a New South City"
Peter Schwarz
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 11/08/2013
"The Benefits of Clean Air: How EPA Values Reductions in Air Pollution"
Bryan Hubbell
US EPA
RIEEE Lecture, 2:30pm, Belk Library 114
Fri, 10/25/2013
"Water Doesn't Flow Up Hill: Determinants of Willingness-to-Pay for Water Conservation"
Peter A. Groothuis
Appalachian State University
Brown Bag Workshop, RH 3010, 2pm