Seminar Series

We are grateful for the generous support of our emeriti, alumni, and departmental friends who have sponsored the naming of the seminar series in the Department of Economics. The Seminar Series is organized by Assistant Professor of Economics Dongchen Zhao, PhD.

2024 Speakers

Nicholas Yannelis, University of Iowa

  • Seminar Title: On the limit points of an infinitely repeated rational expectations equilibrium
  • Date: Thursday, March 28, 2024
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: 4253 Lindner Hall, 2906 Woodside Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45221 
  • Organizer: Dongchen Zhao

Anne Villamil, University of Iowa

  • Seminar Title: Bankruptcy Dynamics
  • Date: Friday, March 29, 2024
  • Time: TBD 
  • Location: 4253 Lindner Hall, 2906 Woodside Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45221
  • Organizer: Dongchen Zhao

Giulia Iannone, Gran Sasso Science Institute 

  • Seminar Title: Combining Productivity and Economic Resilience in European Regions
  • Date: Friday, March 22, 2024
  • Organizer: Dongchen Zhao

John W. Keating, University of Kansas

  • Seminar Title: A New Interpretation of the Volcker Disinflation, Money Growth Targeting, and the Monetarist Experiment
  • Date: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Organizer: Dongchen Zhao

Matthew Ferranti, University of Cincinnati

  • Seminar Title: International Reserve Currency Composition as a Signaling Device
  • Date: Friday, February 9, 2024
  • Organizer: Dongchen Zhao

Tilman Borgers, University of Michigan

Rick Harbaugh, Indiana University

  • Seminar Title: Subversive Conversations
  • Date: Friday, April 3, 2020
  • Organizer: Rene Saran

SeHai-Anh Dang, World Bank

Seminar Title: Alternative Way to Tackle Survey Bias: Measuring Farm Labor in Tanzania with Multiple Imputations
February 28, 2020
Organizer: Nayoung Lee

William Ederington, University of Kentucky

Seminar Title: Equity and Efficiency Trade-offs in International
February 21, 2020
Organizer: Rene Saran

Stefano Barbieri, Tulane University

Seminar Title: Winners’ Efforts in Team Contests
November 8, 2019
Organizer: Iryna Topolyan

Wojciech Olszewski, Northwestern University

Seminar Title: Effective Communication in Cheap Talk Games
October 4, 2019
Organizer: Iryna Topolyan

Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University

Lecture Title: Are American Companies Badly Managed?
October 18, 2019
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Michael Kramm, Technical University Dortmund

Seminar Title: Information Design in Multi-Task Contests - Whom to Inform When the Importance of Tasks Is Uncertain
September 13, 2019
Organizer: Iryna Topolyan

Shurojit Chatterji, Singapore Management University

Seminar Title: Decentralizability of Efficient Allocations with Heterogeneous Forecasts
May 6, 2019
Organizer: Rene Saran

Nick Netzer, University of Zurich

Workshop Title: Behavioral Welfare Economics
April 26, 2019
Organizer: Rene Saran

Chris Cunningham, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Seminar Title: Foreclosure Externalities and Vacant Property Ordinances
April 19, 2019
Organizer: David Brasington

Subir K. Chakrabarti, IUPUI

Seminar Title: Markovian dynamics in asynchronous stochastic models
April 5, 2019
Organizer: Iryna Topolyan

Wolfgang Leininger, Technical University Dortmund

Seminar Title: Optimal Favoritism in Contests with Complete Information: The (almost) complete Theory
March 12, 2019
Organizer: Iryna Topolyan

Paul J. Healy, Ohio State University

Seminar Title: Belief-Free Strategies in Repeated Games with Stochastically-Perfect Monitoring: An Experimental Test
March 1, 2019
Organizer: Rene Saran

Silvana Krasteva, Texas A&M University

Seminar Title: Informative fundraising: The signaling value of seed money and matching gifts
February 15, 2019
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Toshihiro Matsumura, University of Tokyo

Seminar Title: “Energy policy in Post Fukushima Japan”
November 2, 2018
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Huseyin Yildirim, Duke University

Seminar Title: “Biased Experts, Majority Rule, and the Optimal Composition of Committee”
October 26, 2018
Organizer: Iryna Topolyan

Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan

Seminar Title: "Our changing lives: Work, family, and policy in a time of rising gender equality"
October 19, 2018
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"
September 28, 2018
Organizer: Lenisa Chang

George Polak, Wright State University

Seminar Title: "ARIMA Mining: Time Series Analysis and Forecasting by Mathematical Programming"
October 5, 2018
Organizer: Olivier Parent

Charles Hokayem, US Census Bureau

Seminar Title: “Earnings Nonresponse, Earnings Volatility, and Working in KRDC”
September 21, 2018
Organizer: Michael Jones

Zheng Li, North Carolina State University

Seminar Title: Nonparametric Identification and Inference of First-Price Auctions with Heterogeneous Bidders
April 20, 2018
Organizer: Olivier Parent

Benjamin Sommers, Harvard University

Seminar Title: The Medicaid Expansions under the ACA and Future Policy
April 16, 2018
Organizer: Lenisa Chang

Michelle Marcus, Vanderbilt University

April 13, 2018
Organizer: Lenisa Chang

Richard Brown, FDIC

March 9, 2018
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Norovsambuu Tumennasan, Dalhousie University

Seminar Title: One truth and a thousand lies: Focal Points in Mechanism Design
February 22, 2018
Organizer: René Saran

Jim Dworkin, Purdue University

Workshop on negotiation
February 23, 2018
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Alex Mourmouras, IMF

Seminar Title: On Nations’ Economic Success: Results from a Welfare-based Measure.
November 15, 2017
Organizer: Erwin Erhardt

Felix Chang, College of Law, UC

Seminar Title: Workshop in Industrial Organization
November 4, 2017
Organizer: Olivier Parent

Miles Corak, University of Ottawa.

Seminar Title: Inequality, Life Chances, and Public Policy: How to Slide Down the Great Gatsby Curve
October 27, 2017
Organizer: Debashis Pal

Maximilian Todtenhaupt, University of Mannheim and ZEW

Seminar Title: Fiscal Competition and Public Debt
September 22, 2017
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
September 8, 2017
Organizer: Olivier Parent

Ron Siegel, Penn State University

Pareto Improvements in the Contest for College Admissions
April 14, 2017
Organizer: Iryna Topolyan

David Frankel, Iowa State University

Portfolio Liquidation and Security Design with Private Information
January 19, 2017
Organizer: David Brasington