Colgate’s economics department jointly sponsors a seminar series throughout each semester in collaboration with the economics department at Hamilton College. The series invites visiting scholars to present their current research.

Academic Year 2019-2020

Previous Seminar Series

  • Thursday, September 10
    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 p.m., 226 Persson at Colgate
  • Friday, October 30
    Richard Akresh, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson at Colgate
  • Friday, November 13
    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 p.m., 226 Persson at Colgate
  • Friday, April 15
    Greg Casey, Brown University, "Instrumental Variables in the Long Run," 2:00 p.m., 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 p.m., KJ 101, Hamilton College
  • Friday, September 5
    Greg Clark, UC Davis, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
  • Friday, September 19
    Qi Ge, Skidmore, and Ben Ho, Vassar, 2:00 p.m., 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 p.m., 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
  • Friday, October 10
    Anne Le Brun, Harvard University, 2:00 p.m., Hamilton College
  • Friday, October 24
    Yan Ma, Kobe University, 2:00 p.m., 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 p.m., 226 Persson, Colgate University
  • Friday, November 14
    Cristina Fuentes-Albero, Fed Board of Governors and Rutgers University, 2:00 p.m., 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University
  • Friday, December 5
    Judit Temesvary, 2:00 p.m. at Hamilton College
  • Friday, March 13
    Erick Gong, Middlebury College, 2:00 p.m., KJ 102, Hamilton College
  • Friday, March 27
    Sarah Jacobson, Williams College, 2:00 p.m., 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 p.m., 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 p.m., 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 p.m., KJ101, Hamilton College
  • 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"
  • 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."
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • 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., 226 Persson Hall, Colgate University "Mergers Increase Output When Firms Compete by Managing Revenue"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • Friday, May 2
    Rodrigo Sekkel, Bank of Canada, 2:00 p.m., Hamilton College
  • 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."