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Maxwell / Department of Economics

Department Seminar

Time:   11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Venue: 112 Eggers Hall 

The Department Seminar Lunch is organized by Alfonso Flores-Lagunes. Topics will include both theoretical and applied microeconomics, with speakers both from SU and other universities. Speakers will be discussing their own work or important recent contributions to microeconomics.

Meetings will be held in 112 Eggers Hall. Presentations start at 12:00 PM. Please arrive at 11:30 AM for lunch.
If you plan to attend, please contact Sue Lewis ( swlewis@syr.edu) in advance.

To be added to the email list for this seminar please contact Sue Lewis ( swlewis@syr.edu)

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Revised 4/17

Spring 2017

Date Time Title Speaker Affiliation
March 211:30 AM -  1:30 PM"The Impact of the Cost of Car Ownership on the Housing Price Gradient in Singapore"
Amanda Ross  University of Alabama
March 811:30 AM -  1:30 PM"Actors in the Child Development Process.”
Christopher Flinn
New York University
March 29 11:30 AM -  1:30 PM "Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water and Mental Health" Klaus Zimmermann Visiting Professor, Princeton Univ.
April 1211:30 AM -  1:30 PM"Subways and Urban Air Pollution"
(co-authored with Nicolas Gendron-Carrier, Stefano Polloni and Matt Turner) 
Marco Gonzalez-NavarroUniversity of Toronto
April 1911:30 AM -  1:30 PM"The Surprising Impacts of Unionization: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data" 
Brigham FrandsenBrigham Young University
April 2611:30 AM -  1:30 PM "Identifying Preferences in Networks with Bounded Degree" 
(co-authored with Aureo de Paula and Elie Tamer)
 Seth Richards-Shubik Lehigh University

Fall 2016

Date Time Title Speaker Affiliation
September 21 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Note: Time change
"Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates Of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data On Workers And Firms" Jeffrey Smith University of Michigan
October 12 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM "THE QUANTITY-QUALITY TRADE-OFF AND THE FORMATION OF COGNITIVE AND NON-COGNITIVE SKILLS" Chinhui Juhn University of Houston
October 19 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM "The Employment Effects of the Minimum Wage: A Selection Ratio Approach to Measuring Treatment Effects" David Slichter SUNY Binghamton
 October 26 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CANCELLED Steven Lehrer Queens University
 November 2 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM “Marriage Versus Employment: The Impact of Dual-Thin Markets on Employment Outcomes for Single Ph.D. Workers.”   Xirui(Sherry) Zhang  Syracuse University