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Colgate University-Hamilton College Economics Seminar Series

We have an active seminar series jointly run with the Economics Department of Hamilton College. Scholars from various institutions present their current research.

2018–2019


Previous Seminar Series

  • 2017-2018
  • 2016-2017
  • 2015-2016
    • Thursday, September 10 (SPECIAL DATE AND TIME)
      Jessica Hoel, Colorado College, 11:30 am,   226 Persson at Colgate

    • Friday, September 25
      James Cox, Georgia State University, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson at Colgate

    • Friday, October 2
      Emily Conover, Hamilton College, 2:00 p.m. at Hamilton

    • Friday, October 23
      Daniel Riera-Crichton, Bates College, 2:00 pm, 226 Persson at Colgate

    • Friday, October 30
      Richard Akresh, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson at Colgate

    • Friday, November13
      Julieta Caunedo, "Industry Dynamics, Investment and Uncertainty", Cornell University, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson at Colgate
    • Friday, December 4
      Eric Hilt, "Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century",Wellesley College, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson at Colgate

    • Friday, April 8
      Dario Caldara, Federal Reserve Board, 2:00 pm, 226 Persson at

    • Friday, April 15
      Greg Casey, Brown University, "Instrumental Variables in the Long Run.", 2:00 pm, KJ 102, Hamilton College

    • Friday, April 21
      Robert Jensen, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, "Information, Demand and the Growth of Firms: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India", 4:00 pm, KJ 101, Hamilton College
  • 2014-2015
    Friday, September 5: Greg Clark, UC Davis, 2:00 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University

    Friday, September 19: Qi Ge, Skidmore, and Ben Ho, Vassar, 2:00 pm, Hamilton College

    Friday, October 3: Taylor Jaworski, Queens University, "Market Structure, Ownership, and the Provision of Residential Electricity: Evidence from the United States at Mid-Century", 2:00 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University

    Friday, October 10: Anne Le Brun, Harvard University, 2:00 pm, Hamilton College

    Friday, October 24: Yan Ma, Kobe University, 2:00 pm, 226 Persson, Colgate University

    Friday, November 7: Victor Matheson, Holy Cross, "Many Happy Returns? The Pro Bowl, Mega-events, and Tourism in Hawaii", 2:00 pm, 226 Persson, Colgate University

    Friday, November 14: Cristina Fuentes-Albero, Fed Board of Governors and Rutgers University, 2:00 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University

    Friday, December 5: Judit Temesvary, 2:00 pm at Hamilton College

    Friday, March 13: Erick Gong, Middlebury College, 2:00 pm, KJ 102, Hamilton College

    Friday, March 27: Sarah Jacobson, Williams College, 2:00 pm, 226 Persson, Colgate University

    Friday, April 10: Pinar Keskin, Wellesley College, 2:00 pm, KJ 102, Hamilton College

    Friday, April 17: Adriana Kugler, Georgetown University, 2:00 pm, KJ 102, Hamilton College

    Friday, April 24: Fran Blau and Larry Kahn, Cornell University, "Substitution Between Individual and Source Country Characteristics: Social Capital, Culture, and US Labor Market Outcomes Among Immigrant Women", 2:00 pm, 226 Persson, Colgate University

    Friday, May 1: Kory Kroft, University Toronto, "Optimal Income Taxation with Unemployment and Wage Responses: A Sufficient Statistics Approach", 2:00 pm,  KJ101, Hamilton College
  • 2013-2014
    Friday, September 20: Kris Gerardi, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 2:00 p.m. KJ 203, Hamilton College, "Foreclosure externalities: New evidence", Kristopher Gerardi, with Eric Rosenblatt, Paul S. Willen, Vincent W. Yao

    Friday, October 4: Ethan Lewis, Dartmouth, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University, "People and Machines A Look at the Evolving Relationship Between Capital and Skill in Manufacturing 1850-1940 Using Immigration Shocks"  (Contact: Chad Sparber)

    Friday, October 18: Christopher Barrett, Cornell University, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University "Decomposing Intergenerational Income Elasticity: The gender-differentiated contribution of capital transmission in rural Philippines." (Contact: Carolina Castilla)

    Friday, October 25: Nicola Lacetera, University of Toronto, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University "Bid Takers or Market Makers? The Effect of Auctioneers on Auction Outcomes"  (Contact: Carolina Castilla)

    Friday, November 8: Nick Kiefer, Cornell University, 2:00 p.m., Hamilton College

    Friday, November 15: Julia Schwenkenberg, Rutgers University, 2:00 p.m., Hamilton College "Selection into Occupations and the Intergenerational Socioeconomic Mobility of Daughters and Sons"  (Contact: Emily Conover)

    Friday, November 22: Carolina Castilla, Colgate University, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University

    Friday, December 6: Arturs Kalnins, NBER and Cornell University, 1:30 p.m.(Note change of time than previously posted), 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University "Mergers Increase Output When Firms Compete by Managing Revenue"  (Contact: Zijun Luo)

    Friday, December 13: Andrew Nutting, Hamilton College, 2:00 p.m., KJ 203, Hamilton College, "Political Environment and Domestic Migration"

    Friday, January 24: Kevin Thom, NYU, 2:00 p.m., Hamilton College, "From Maize to Haze: Agricultural Shocks and the Growth of the Mexican Drug Sector"

    Friday, March 28: Bharat Bhole, RIT, 1:30 p.m., 226 Persson, Colgate University, "Word-of-mouth communication and Demand for Products with Different Quality Levels" (Contact: Jyoti Khanna)

    Friday, April 18: William Horrace, Syracuse University, 2:00 p.m., Kirner Johnson 203,  Hamilton College, "How Dark is Dark?  Bright Lights, Big City, Racial Profiling"

    Friday, April 25: Lourenço Paz, Syracuse, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson, Colgate University, "The Effects of Exporting on Wages: An Evaluation Using the 1999 Brazilian Exchange Rate Devaluation" (Contact: Piyush Chandra)

    Friday, May 2: Rodrigo Sekkel, Bank of Canada, 2:00 p.m., Hamilton College, Title TBA

    Friday, May 9: Hitoshi Shigeoka, Simon Fraser, 1:30 p.m., 226 Persson, Colgate University, "Do Risk Preferences Change? Evidence from Panel Data Before and After the Great East Japan Earthquake."
  • 2012-2013
  • 2011-2012
    • Lewis Davis, Union College, "Individualism and Economic Development: Evidence from Rainfall Data", 2 pm, Hamilton College
    • Jim Berry, Cornell, "Eliciting and Utilizing Willingness to Pay: Evidence from Field Trials in Northern Ghana", 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Satyajit Chatterjee, FRB Philadelphia, "A Theory of Credit Scoring and the Competitive Pricing of Default Risk (joint with Dean Corbae and J. Victor Rios-Rull), 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Judit Temesvary, Hamilton College, "The Determinants of U.S. Banks' International Activities", 2 pm, Hamilton College
    • Emily Conover, Hamilton College, 2 pm, Hamilton College
    • Amit Batabyal, Rochester, "Human Capital Use, Innovative Activity, and Patent Protection in a Model of Regional Economic Growth" 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Antti Kauhanen, Finland, "Performance measurement and incentive plans", 10:30 am, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Kaye Husbands Fealing, "The Science of Science Policy", UMN, 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • David Simon '07, "Facebook Finance: Social Interactions Propagate Active Investing, with Rawley Heimer", 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Will Olney, Williams College, "Remittances and the Wage Impact of Immigration", 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Greg Niemesh, Vanderbilt, "Ironing Out Deficiencies: Evidence from the United States on the Economic Effects of Iron Deficiency", 2 pm, 208 Persson Hall (Note: different location than usual), Colgate University
    • Dora Gicheva, UNC, "Tax Benefits for Graduate Education: Incentives for Whom?", 2pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Larry Blume, Cornell, "Identifying Social Networks", 2 pm, KJ 201, Hamilton College, Paper 1, Paper 2
    • Wenli Li, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Rescheduled for Fall 2012
  • 2010-2011
    • Friday, September 10: Maria Carolina Caetano, "A Discontinuity Test of Endogeneity", Rochester University, 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Tuesday, September 21: Matt Kahn, "Energy Conservation 'Nudges' and Environmentalist Ideology: Evidence from a Randomized Residential Electricity Field Experiment", UCLA, 4 pm, Kirner Johnson 201, Hamilton College
    • Friday, October 1: NOTE CHANGE OF DATE Viktor Tsyrennikov, "International Portfolios: An Incomplete Markets General Equilibrium Approach", Cornell University, 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Friday, October 22: Wayne Grove, "Returns to MBA Quality: Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Returns to Peers, Faculty, and Institution Quality", LeMoyne College, 2 pm, Hamilton College
    • Friday, November 12: CANCELLED- Satyajit Chatterjee, "Dealing with Consumer Default: Bankruptcy vs Garnishment", FRB Philadelphia, 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Friday, November 19: Colin Xu, "Labor regulation, Economic Complexity, and the China-India Gap", The World Bank, 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Friday, December 3: Note: Change of Speaker-Steven Wu, "Are Pregnant Women Happier? Racial Differences in the Relationship Between Pregnancy and Life Satisfaction", Hamilton College, 2 pm, Hamilton College
    • Friday, March 25: Delia Furtado-UConn and Yale University, "Female Work and Fertility in the United States: Effects of Low-Skilled Immigrant Labor", 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
    • Friday, April 1: NOTE: CHANGE OF SPEAKER-Dirk Krueger, "Inter-generational Redistribution in the Great Recession", UPenn, 2pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University 
    • Friday, April 22: Pian Shu '07,"The "Hidden" Assets of Disability Insurance Applicants: An Empirical Analysis", MIT, 2 pm, 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University 
    • Friday, April 29: Raul Razo-Garcia, Carleton University in Ottawa,"How Reliable are De Facto Exchange Rate Regime Classifications? (with Barry Eichengreen)". 2 pm, Room KJ 101, Hamilton College