Seminar Series

We are grateful for the generous support of our emeriti faculty, alumni, and departmental friends who have sponsored the naming of our seminar. The speaker series for the 2017-2018 academic year was presented in honor of Professor Donald Wellington.

The Speakers Committee is chaired by Rene Saran and also includes Lenisa Chang and Na Young Lee.

Upcoming presentations

Toshihiro Matsumura, University of Tokyo

Seminar Title: “Energy policy in Post Fukushima Japan”
Time, date and location: 2:30-4:00 p.m., Friday November 2, 2018, Lindner Hall Room 608
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Recent presentations

Huseyin Yildirim, Duke University

Seminar Title: “Biased Experts, Majority Rule, and the Optimal Composition of Committee”
Time, date and location: 2:00-3:00 p.m., Friday October 26, 2018, Room 301
Reception: 3:00 – 3:30 pm
Organizer: Iryna Topolyan

Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan

Seminar Title: "Our changing lives: Work, family, and policy in a time of rising gender equality"
Time, date and location: 5:45-7:00 p.m., Friday October 19, 2018, Lindner Hall Auditorium
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Victoria Perez, Indiana University

Seminar Title: "Can We Trust Local Governments? Evidence from the Affordable Care Act on Local Government Support for Hospitals"
Time, date and location: 2:00-3:00 pm, Friday September 28, 2018, Room 301
Reception: 3:00 – 3:30 pm
Organizer: Lenisa Chang

George Polak, Wright State University

Seminar Title: "ARIMA Mining: Time Series Analysis and Forecasting by Mathematical Programming"
Time, date and location: 2:00-3:00 p.m., Friday October 5, 2018, Room 502
Reception: 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Organizer: Olivier Parent

Charles Hokayem, US Census Bureau

Seminar Title: “Earnings Nonresponse, Earnings Volatility, and Working in KRDC”
Time, date and location: 2:00-3:00 p.m., Friday September 21, 2018, Room 301
Reception: 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Organizer: Michael Jones

Zheng Li, North Carolina State University

Seminar Title: Nonparametric Identification and Inference of First-Price Auctions with Heterogeneous Bidders
Time, date and location: 2:00-3:00 p.m., April 20, 2018, Room 301
Reception: 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Organizer: Olivier Parent

Benjamin Sommers, Harvard University

Seminar Title: The Medicaid Expansions under the ACA and Future Policy
Time, date and location: 3:00-4:30 p.m., April 16, 2018, Room 608
Reception: 4:30-5:00 p.m.
Organizer: Lenisa Chang

Michelle Marcus, Vanderbilt University

Time, date and location: 2:00-3:00 p.m., April 13, 2018, Room 301
Reception: 3:00 – 3:30 pm
Organizer: Lenisa Chang

Richard Brown, FDIC

Time, date and location: 2:00-3:00 p.m., March 9, 2018, Room 301
Reception: 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Norovsambuu Tumennasan, Dalhousie University

Seminar Title: One truth and a thousand lies: Focal Points in Mechanism Design
Time, date and location: 12:30-2:00 p.m., February 22, Room 439
Reception: 2:00-2:30 p.m.
Organizer: René Saran

Jim Dworkin, Purdue University

Workshop on negotiation
February 23, 2018, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Alex Mourmouras, IMF

Seminar Title: On Nations’ Economic Success: Results from a Welfare-based Measure.
Date, time and location: November 15, 2017, 5:00-6:30 p.m., Room 4400 Aronoff
Organizer: Erwin Erhardt

Felix Chang, College of Law, UC

Seminar Title: Workshop in Industrial Organization
Time, date and location: November 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Room 214
Organizer: Olivier Parent

Miles Corak, University of Ottawa.

Seminar Title: Inequality, Life Chances, and Public Policy: How to Slide Down the Great Gatsby Curve
Time, date and location: October 27, 2017, 5:45-7:00p.m., Lindner Auditorium 112
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Maximilian Todtenhaupt, University of Mannheim and ZEW

Seminar Title: Fiscal Competition and Public Debt
Time, date and location: September 22, 2017, 2:15-3:15 p.m., Room 301
Reception: 3:15-3:30 p.m.
Organizer: Olivier Parent

Nam Vu, Miami University

Seminar Title: Did the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Help Those Most in Need? A County-Level Analysis
Time, date and location: September 8, 2017, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Room 301
Reception: 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Organizer: Olivier Parent

Ron Siegel, Penn State University

Pareto Improvements in the Contest for College Admissions
Time, date and location: April 14, 2017, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Room 301
Organizer: Iryna Topolyan

David Frankel, Iowa State University

Portfolio Liquidation and Security Design with Private Information
Time, date and location: January 19, 2017, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Room 401
Organizer: David Brasington