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 2006

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
Wed, 03/22/2006
The Accumulation of Property by Southern Blacks and Whites: Evidence from Calhoun County South Carolina, 1910-1919
Neil Canaday
Appalachian State University
Fri, 02/24/2006
Demand for Hurricane Evacuation Cost Insurance
John Whitehead
Appalachian State University

Fall 2005

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper
Fri, 12/02/2005
The Economic Value of Mountain Views: Some Preliminary Results
Pete Groothuis
Appalachian State University
Fri, 11/11/2005
The effects of total sleep deprivation on decision-making under uncertainty
David Dickinson
Appalachian State University
Fri, 11/04/2005
Attorney's Compensation in Litigation with Bilateral Delegation
Kyung Baik
Virginia Tech
Fri, 10/28/2005
Willingness to Pay for a Green Energy Program
John Whitehead
Appalachian State University
Fri, 10/21/2005
Estimation of a Latent Choice Multinomial Logit Model with Application to Contingent Valuation
Steven Caudill
Auburn University
Fri, 10/07/2005
Eliciting Willingness to Pay without Bias: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Glenn Blomquist
University of Kentucky
Fri, 09/30/2005
Raiding and Signaling in the Academic Labor Market
Tim Perri
Appalachian State University
Fri, 09/23/2005
Internal Migration and the Earnings of Married Couples in the U.S
McKinley Blackburn
University of South Carolina

Spring 2005

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
Tue, 04/19/2005
Tradable Set-Aside Requirements (TSARs): An Application of a TPP Policy to Spatially Dependent Land Uses
Gregory Parkhurst
Mississippi State University
Fri, 04/15/2005
Testing for Unit Roots and Cointegration Using Instrumental Variables
Junsoo Lee
University of Alabama
Fri, 04/08/2005
Experimental Economics and Public Policy Workshop
Fri, 02/25/2005
A Competitive Model of (Super)Stars
Timothy Perri
Appalachian State University
Fri, 02/18/2005
Stationarity of Global Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Implications for Global Warming Scenarios
Mark Strazicich
Appalachian State University
Fri, 02/11/2005
Rent Seeking and Collusion in the Military Allocation Decisions of Finland, Sweden and the UK, 1920-38
Jari Eloranta
Appalachian State University

Fall 2004

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
Fri, 11/12/2004
It Doesn't Pay to be Young in the NBA
Dan Rosenbaum
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Fri, 10/29/2004
Celebrity Misbehavior
Todd Kendall
Clemson University
Fri, 10/08/2004
Cross Media Pollution and Mechanism Design--Can We Avoid Future MTBE's?
Chris Dumas
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Fri, 09/24/2004
Socioeconomic Status and Academic Achievement
Angela Dills
Clemson University

Spring 2004

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
Fri, 04/23/2004
A Probability Based Measure of Productivity in Major League Baseball with the Applications to the Questions of Clutch Performance and the Value of Pitching
Raymond Sauer
Clemson University
Fri, 03/26/2004
Early Entry in the NBA Draft: Unraveling, Human Capital, and Option Value
Pete Groothuis
Appalachian State University
Fri, 02/27/2004
Consumer Benefits of Labels and Bans on GMO Foods: An Emprical Analysis Using Choice Experiments
Peter Frykblom
Appalachian State University
Fri, 02/13/2004
Effects and Value of Verifiable Information in a Controversial Market: Evidence from Lab Auctions of Genetically Modified Food
Matt Rousu
Research Triangle Institute
Fri, 02/06/2004
Environmental Risk and Averting Behavior: Predictive Validity of Revealed and Stated Behavior Data
John Whitehead
University of North Carolina at Wilmington