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Seminar Series - Fall 2023

*Seminars will be from 3:00pm-4:15pm in-person in Gaylord Hall, Room 2030* (unless otherwise noted if via Zoom)

9/1/23NO SEMINARLabor Day Holiday  
9/8/23Jiawei ChenUniversity of California, IrvineIn-person"Substitution Patterns and Welfare Implications of Local Taxation: Empirical Analysis of a Soda Tax"
9/15/23Mu-Jeung YangUniversity of OklahomaIn-person"Trumped Innovation: The Impact of Trump on Entrepreneurial Experimentation"
9/22/23Jillian CarrPurdue UniversityIn-person"Stimulus Payments and Crime"
9/29/23Madhu KhannaUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignIn-person"High Costs of GHG Abatement with Electrifying the Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet with Heterogeneous Preferences of Vehicle Consumers"
10/6/23NO SEMINAROU/Texas Weekend  
10/27/23Hani MansourUniversity of Colorado, DenverZoom"Religious Safety Nets and their Effects on Human Capital Accumulation"
11/3/23Jorge LemusUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignIn-person"Contingent Prizes in Dynamic Contest"
11/10/23Jill McCluskeyWashington State UniversityIn-person"Underpricing and Perceived Scarcity"
11/17/23Eric LewisTexas A&MZoom"The Impact of Natural Disasters on Businesses and Consumers: Evidence from Hurricane Harvey"
11/24/23NO SEMINARThanksgiving Holiday  

Seminar Series - Fall 2022

8/26/22Mu-Jeung YangUniversity of OklahomaIn-person"Why is Entrepreneurial Overconfidence (so) Persistent?"
9/2/22No SeminarLabor Day Weekend  
9/9/22Shanjun LiCornell UniversityIn-person"Attribute-based Subsidies and Market Power: an Application to Electric Vehicles"
9/16/22James HeintzUniversity of MassachusettsZoom"Economics and economic justice: why reconnecting with the ethical roots of economics matters"
9/23/22Donna GintherUniversity of KansasIn-person"Do State TANF Policies Affect Child Abuse and Neglect?"
9/30/22John Van Reenen

London School of Economics

Note: Seminar will begin at 12:00pm CST

Zoom"The Impact of Regulation on Innovation"
10/7/22Anna AizerBrown UniversityZoom"Do Youth Employment Programs Work? Evidence From the New Deal"
10/14/22Joe MazurPurdue UniversityZoom"Can Stricter Bankruptcy Laws Discipline Capital Investment? Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry"
10/21/22Brent NorwoodUniversity of OklahomaIn-person"Breakfast of Champions: Universal Free Breakfast, Student Conflict, and Test Scores in Texas Schools"
10/28/22Christine CragoUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstZoom"Behavioral preferences and contract choice in the residential solar PV market"
11/4/22Ehsan AzarmsaUniversity of OklahomaIn-person"The Market for ESG Ratings"
11/11/22Josh KinslerUniversity of GeorgiaIn-person"The role of parents in teacher-student match productivity"
11/18/22Johannes MatschkeFederal Reserve, Kansas CityIn-person"Downward Wage Rigidities and Recession Dynamics in Advanced and Emerging Economies"
11/25/22No SeminarThanksgiving Holiday  
12/2/22Tejas GhirnikarWestern Kentucky UniversityZoom"Does Early-Years Rainfall Translate in Adulthood Success? An Empricical Study in Rural India"

Seminar Series - Fall 2021

9/17Pablo OttonelloUniversity of MichiganVirtual"The Micro Anatomy of Macro Consumption Adjustments"
9/24Dakshina DeSilvaLancaster UniversityVirtual"Director appointments, boardroom networks, and firm environmental performance"
10/1Laura AhlstromOklahoma State UniversityIn-personcancelled
10/8No SeminarOU/Texas Weekend  
10/15Brandli StitzelWest Texas A&M UniversityIn-person"Lottery Luck and the NBA Draft: Does Exogenous Variation in Team Quality Impact Local Economic Outcomes?"
10/22Maria BalgovaIZAVirtual"Recruitment and Regional Mobility"
10/29Frederik NoackUniversity of British ColumbiaVirtual"Ecology of Scope and the Productivity of Small-Scale Farming"
11/5Junying (June) ZhaoUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterVirtual"The Possibility of Anonymous Social Orderings Using Curvature of Indifference Hypersurfaces"
11/12Cooper HowesFederal Reserve Kansas CityIn-person"Bank Information Production over the Business Cycle"
11/19Michael LucaHarvard Business SchoolVirtual"Designing Online Review Systems"
11/26No SeminarThanksgiving Holiday  
12/3Dean SpearsUniversity of Texas at AustinIn-personTBA

Seminar Series - Fall 2020

9/18Nathan ChanUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst"The Structure and Evolution of Markets with Intrinsic Motivations"
9/25Jura LiaukonyteCornell University"GMO Labeling Effects: Evidence from Supermarket Scanner Data"
10/2Gary HooverUniversity of Oklahoma"How You Can Work to Increase the Presence and Improve the Experience of Black, Latinx, and Native American People in the Economics Profession"
10/23Wookun KimSouthern Methodist University"Baby Bonus, Fertility, and Missing Women"
10/30Gizem KosarFederal Reserve Bank of New Yorkcancelled
11/13Katalin SpringelGeorgetown University"Pass-Through and Welfare Effects of Regulations that Affect Product Attributes"
11/20Yun PeiState University of New York at Buffalo"Endogenous Immigration, Human and Physical Capital Formation, and the Immigration Surplus"
11/27No SeminarThanksgiving 

Seminar Series - Fall 2019

8/30Kevin KurucUniversity of Oklahoma"Foreign Aid and Forecast Errors"
9/6Jonathan McFaddenUniversity of Oklahoma"Consequentiality and Consumer Willingness-to-Pay for Food Labels: An Application to the National Bioengineered Food Disclousre Standard"
9/13Ben ZouMichigan State University"Industrialization from Scratch: The 'Construction of Third Front' and Local Economic Development in China's Hinterland"
9/20Joshua ChanPurdue University"Large Hybrid Time-Varying Parameter VARs"
9/27Kelly BedardUC, Santa Barbara"Unequal Use of Social Insurance Benefits: The Role of Employers"
10/4Leilei ShenKansas State University"Export Expansion and Local Labor Market Outcomes in China"
10/11No SeminarOU/Texas Weekend 
10/18Kristin J. KleinjansCSU-Fullerton"The Effect of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on Children's Noncognitive Skills"
10/25Silke ForbesTufts University"Spillovers Across Complementary Industries: Evidence from Airlines and Hotels"
11/1Alexander Ugarov - in joint with Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies at the University of OklahomaUniversity of Oklahoma"Talent Misallocation Across Countries: Evidence from Educational Achievement Tests"
11/8Edward MiguelUC Berkeley"Twenty Year Economic Impacts of Deworming in Kenya"
11/15Nick Hungtington-KleinCSU-Fullerton"Instruments with Heterogeneous Effects: Bias, Monotonicity, and Localness"
11/22Yun PeiUniversity at Buffalo, SUNYcancelled
11/29No SeminarThanksgiving 

Seminar Series - Fall 2018

9/7Hewei ShenUniversity of OklahomaTBA
9/14Anil BeraUniversity of Illinois"Spatial Analysis:  A Helicopter Tour (From the Prehistory to the Beginning to the Frontier)"
9/21Jeffrey ThurkCancelled"Outsourcing, Firm Innovation, and Industry Dynamics in the Production of Semiconductors"
9/28Michael D. NoelTexas Tech University"Price Dispersion and Consumer Search: Evidence from a Natural Experiment"
10/5No Seminar OU/Texas Weekend
10/12George BorjasHarvard University"Job Vacancies and Immigration: Evidence from Pre-and Post-Mariel Miami"
10/19Ce ShangUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center "The Pass-Through of Alcohol Taxes to Prices in OECD Countries"
10/26Dan CaoGeorgetown University"Recursive Equilibrium in Krusell and Smith (1998)"
11/2Chinhui JuhnUniversity of Houston"Coordinated Work Schedules and the Gender Wage Gap"
11/9Leilei ShenKansas State University"Polarization of American Workers: The Big Squeeze from Occupational Exposure to Value-added Imports"
11/16Deven CarlsonUniversity of Oklahoma"When the Walls Come Down: Evidence from New Orleans on Teacher Labor Markets in the Absence of Unions, Tenure, and Certification Rules"
11/30Robyn MeeksDuke University"Grid Versus Off-Grid: Electricity Services and Enterprise Development in Nepal"
12/7Jeffrey ThurkUniversity of Notre Dame"Outsourcing, Firm Innovation, and Industry Dynamics in the Production of Semiconductors"

Seminar Series - Fall 2017

9/01Tyler RansomUniversity of OklahomaTBA
9/8Georgia KosmopoulouUniversity of Oklahoma"Dealer Networks in the World of Art"
9/15Taeyoung DohFederal Reserve Bank of Kansas City"Trend and Uncertainty in the Long-term Real Interest Rate:  Bayesian Exponential Tilting with Survey Data"
9/22Olga TimoshenkoGeorge Washington University "The EMG Distribution and Trade Elasticities"
9/29Joan Hamory HicksUniversity of California, Berkeley CEGA"Does Mass Deworming Affect Child Nutrition? Meta-Analysis, Cost-Effectiveness, and Statistical Power"
10/06David van der GoesUniversity of New Mexico"Determinants of Private Health Insurance Coverage Amon Mexican American Women 2012-2015"
10/13No Seminar OU/Texas Weekend
10/20Drew CrealUniversity of Chicago"Multi-horizon Currency Returns and Purchasing Power Parity"
10/27Mark RosenzweigYale University"Are There Too Many Farms in the World?  Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm Size"
11/3Madeline ZavodnyUniversity of North Florida"Hispanics in the U.S. Labor Market:  A Tale of Three Generations"
11/10Thomas JeitschkoMichigan State University
"Welfare Effects of Certification Under Latent Advese Selection"
Anthony Dukes
University of Southern California"Personalized Pricing with Superior Information on Consumers' Valuations"
11/24No Seminar Thanksgiving
12/1Eugenio MiraveteUniversity of Texas, AustinTBA
12/8No Seminar Last Day of Classes