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

Spring 2011

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper
Fri, 04/08/2011
Risk Heterogeneity and the Value of Reducing Fatal Risks: Further Market-Based Evidence
Laura Taylor
North Carolina State University
Fri, 04/01/2011
Career Interrupted: Job Interruptions and Their Effects on the Gender Wage Gap
Jill Kearns
East Tennessee State University
Fri, 02/25/2011
Extended Tests for Threshold Unit Roots
Mark Strazicich
Appalachian State University

Fall 2010

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper
Fri, 11/19/2010
Moral Impossibility in the St. Petersburg Paradox: A Literature Survey and Experimental Evidence
Tibor Neugebauer
University of Luxembourg
Fri, 11/05/2010
Competition for Trophies Triggers Male Generosity
Dan Houser
George Mason University
Fri, 10/29/2010
Willingness to Pay for Electronic Vehicles and Their Attributes
George Parsons
University of Delaware
Fri, 10/15/2010
Equilibrium Behavior in a Model of Multilateral Negotiations
Charles Thomas
Clemson University
Fri, 09/17/2010
Labor Supply on the US Professional Golfer's Tour
Bruce Johnson
Centre College

Spring 2010

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper
Fri, 04/16/2010
Bosses, Kings, and Dictators: Effects of Asymmetric Power in Private and Common Property Environments
Jim Cox
Georgia State University
Fri, 04/09/2010
Estimating the Costs of Beach Closures along Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Roger Van Haefen
NC State University
Fri, 03/19/2010
Thesis Chapters
Karine Yenokyan
Appalachian State University
Fri, 01/15/2010
Cross-country Variation in Factor Shares and Its Implications for Development Accounting
Brad Sturgill
Appalachian State University

Fall 2009

Date Title Speaker Affiliation Paper
Fri, 11/13/2009
The SAT as a Predictor of College Success: Evidence from a Selective University
Kevin Rask
Wake Forest University
Fri, 11/06/2009
Angler Heterogeneity and the Species-Specific demand for Marine Recreational Fishing
John Whitehead
Appalachian State University
Fri, 10/30/2009
Taxes and Trading versus Intensity Standards: Second-Best Environemental Policy with Incomplete Regulation or Market Power
Steve Holland
UNC - Greensboro
Fri, 10/23/2009
Learning, Externalities, and hybrid Vehicle Adoption
Garth Heutel
UNC - Greensboro
Fri, 10/09/2009
Labor Supply on the US Professional Golfer's Tour
Craig Depken
UNC - Charlotte

Spring 2008

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
Mon, 04/14/2008
Encouraging Giving: Subsidies in the Field
Catherine Eckel
University of Texas at Dallas
Fri, 04/04/2008
Bridging the Gap between the Field and the Lab: Environmental Goods, Policy Maker Input, and Consequentiality
Christian Vossler
University of Tennessee
Fri, 03/07/2008
Demand for Diving on Large Ship Artificial Reefs
Ash Morgan
University of West Florida
Mon, 03/03/2008
Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics Presentation
David Bjornstad
Oak Ridge National Laboratory & University of Tennessee
Wed, 01/23/2008
Quantity Uncertainty and Demand: The Case of Water Smart Reader Ownership
Aaron Strong
Arizona State University
Thu, 01/17/2008
Trust, Risk and the Lender-Borrower Relationship
Jaclyn Kropp
Trust, Risk and the Lender-Borrower Relationship

Fall 2007

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
Fri, 11/16/2007
Personalty Interests at the Constitutional Convention: A Test of the Beard Thesis
Jac Heckelman
Wake Forest University
Fri, 11/09/2007
Cognitive Dissonance, Self-Esteem, and Behavioral Spillover Effects
David Dickinson
Appalachian State University