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 2005

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
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
Fri, 01/30/2004
Merging Auction Houses
Jesse Schwartz
Vanderbilt 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
Tue, 02/03/2004
Are Political Freedoms Converging
Mark Strazicich
University of North Texas
Tue, 01/27/2004
State Environmental Politics: A Study of State Toxic Metal Water Quality Standards
Mary Davis
Harvard University
Fri, 01/23/2004
Expectations and Comparative Arbitration Institutions
David Dickinson
Utah State University

Fall 2003

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
Fri, 11/14/2003
The Effect of Intragroup Wage Inequality on Group Performance
Mark Foley
Davidson College
Fri, 11/07/2003
The Effects of Transfer Payments on State Lottery Revenues
Andy Weinbach
Armstrong State University
Thu, 10/09/2003
Accessibility, Congestion and Choice: Nonmarket Consequences of Infrastructure
Alison Davis
N.C. State University
Fri, 10/03/2003
Agricultural Policy Uncertainty and Anticipatory Firm Level Adjustments
Carl-Johan Lagerkvist
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Fri, 10/03/2003
Vertical Integration and Property Rights
Mark Wilson
Appalachian State University
Fri, 09/26/2003
Pitfalls of the Commonly Used Methods in Experimental Auctions
Matt Rousu
Research Triangle Institute

Spring 2003

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
Fri, 04/18/2003
Spread the Wealth, Teach the Poor? School Quality in Vermont
Angela Dills
Clemson University