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 2014

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
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
Fri, 10/11/2013
"The Impact of Banking Deregulation on Inbound Foreign Direct Investment: Transaction-Level Evidence from the United States"
Ivan Kandilov
North Carolina State University
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 09/27/2013
"To Wedge or to Wail: Par Five Strategy on the PGA Tour"
Todd McFall
Wake Forest University
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 09/06/2013
"Lemons & Loons"
Tim Perri
Appalachian State University
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm

Spring 2013

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 04/26/2013
"Resource Prices and Ecological Regime Shifts"
Marty Smith
Duke University
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 04/19/2013
"Efficiency, Information, and Financial Development: A Century of Competition Between French Banks and Notaries"
Philip Hoffman
California Institute of Technology
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 04/12/2013
"Alliance Formation with an Opportunistic Challenger: Theory and Experiments"
Cary Deck
University of Arkansas
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 04/05/2013
"Outsourcing Ownership: Theory and Evidence From California General Care Hospital"
Patrick Warren
Clemson University
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm
Fri, 03/01/2013
"Does Social Judgement Diminish Rule Breaking?"
Tim Salmon
Southern Methodist University
Seminar, RH 3010, 2pm

Fall 2012

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper Info
Fri, 11/30/2012
Cooperate…Or Let the Government Do It!
Daniel Hall
High Point University
Seminar, RH 3010, 2:30 pm
Fri, 11/09/2012
Biased Technological Change and the Relative Abundance of Natural Resources
John Boyce
University of Calgary
Seminar, RH 3010, 2 pm
Fri, 11/02/2012
Municipal Housekeeping: The Impact of Women’s Suffrage on the Provision of Public Education
Celeste Carruthers
University of Tennessee
Seminar, RH 3010, 2 pm
Fri, 10/26/2012
Criterion and Predictive Validity of Revealed and Stated Preference Data: The Case of “Mountain Home Music” Concert Demand
John Whitehead
Appalachian State University
Workshop, RH 3100, 12 pm
Fri, 10/05/2012
Measuring Talent through Benchmarking: Babe Ruth is the Home Run King
Pete Groothuis
Appalachian State University
Workshop, RH 3100, 2 pm