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Colgate University-Hamilton College Economics Seminar Series

We work together with Hamilton College due to our geographic proximity and common scholarship goals to provide a seminar series.

2017–2018


Previous Seminar Series

  • 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