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2/16Charles CourtemancheUniversity of KentuckyZoom"Chain Restaurant Calorie Posting laws, obesity, and Consumer Welfare"
2/23Daniel PhaneufUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonIn-person"Gross External Damage of Water Pollution in the United States"
3/1Fang YangFederal Reserve Bank of DallasIn-person"Marriage and Work Among Prime-Age Men"
3/8Arnaud MaurelDuke UniversityZoom"Identification and Estimation of Continuous-Time Job Search Models with Preference Shocks"
3/22No SeminarSpring Break  
4/5Anil KumarUniversity of IowaIn-personTBA
4/12Tim BondPurdue UniversityIn-personTBA
4/19Mar ReguantNorthwestern UniversityZoomTBA

Seminar Series - Spring 2023

2/10Minhae KimOklahoma State UniversityIn-person"Does the Internet Replace Brick-and-Mortar Bank Branches?"
2/17Rachel HeathUniversity of WashingtonIn-person"The Effects of International Scrutiny on Manufacturing Workers: Evidence from the Rana Plaza Collapse in Bangladesh"
2/24Vivian YueEmory UniversityZoom"Sovereign Risk and Bank Lending: Theory and Evidence from a Natural Disaster"
3/3David HuffmanUniversity of PittsburgZoom"Incentive Complexity, Bounded Rationality and Effort Provision"
3/7James GalbraithUniversity of TexasIn-person or Zoom

"The Quasi-Inflation of 2021-2022: A Case of Bad Analysis and Worse Policies"

Note: Seminar will be held in 145 Farzaneh Hall or Zoom from 10:00am-11:30am

3/17No SeminarSpring Break----
3/24Scott DavisFederal Reserve of DallasIn-person"A Theory of Gross and Net Capital Flows over the Global Financial Cycle"
4/14Zack MillerUniversity of MissouriIn-person"How Does Economic Activity Interact with Climate? What We Learn from Global Temperature Anomaly Distributions"
4/21Esteban AucejoArizona State UniversityIn-person"Assessing the Costs of Balancing College and Work Activities: The Gig Economy Meets Online Education"
4/28Chihwa KaoUniversity of ConnecticutZoom"A robust approach for estimating the grouped patterns of heterogeneity in panel data"
5/5Chloe EastUniversity of Colorado, DenverIn-person"The Effect of Means-Tested Transfers on Work: Evidence from Quasi-Randomly Assigned SNAP Caseworkers"

Seminar Series - Spring 2022

1/26OUCPD Seminar: Jeffrey SachsColumbia UniversityVirtual
"Multipolarity, US-China Relations and the Political Economy of Global Insecurity"
2/11OUCPD Seminar:
Jayati Ghosh
University of Massachusetts-AmherstVirtual
"Covid Pandemic, Neoliberalism and Global South"
2/18Yao LuoUniversity of TorontoVirtual"Bidding for Contracts under Uncertain Demand: Skewed Bidding and Risk Sharing"
2/25Ginger JinUniversity of Maryland, College ParkVirtual"Platform as a Rule Maker: Evidence from Airbnb's Cancellation Policies"
3/11Shanthi ManianWashington State UniversityVirtual"Discrimination and Access to Capital: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia"
3/25Fernando SaltielMcGill UniversityVirtual"Grade Retention and Multidimensional Skill Formation in Young Children"
4/1Laura AhlstromOklahoma State UniversityIn-Person"Teaching Methods and Materials in Undergraduate Economics Courses: School, Instructor, and Department Effects"
4/8Cesar Sosa PadillaUniversity of Notre DameVirtual"Sovereign Debt Standstills"
4/21OUCPD Seminar: Simon Reid-HenryQueen Mary University of LondonVirtual 2:00p-3:00p"Rethinking Institutionalism"
4/22Yeonjoon LeeFederal Reserve of RichmondIn-PersonTBA
4/29Scott CarrellUniversity of California DavisIn-PersonTBA

Seminar Series - Spring 2021

2/5Julien BenguiBank of Canada"A Macroprudential Theory of Foreign Reserve Accumulation"
2/12Minchul ShinFederal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia"On the Aggregation of Probability Assessments: Regularized Mixtures of Predictive Densities for Eurozone Inflation and Real Interest Rates"
2/19Louis PreonasUniversity of Maryland"Groundwater, Energy, and Crop Choice"
2/26Lauren Falcao BergquistUniversity of Michigan"Scaling Up Agricultural Policy Interventions: Theory and Evidence from Uganda"
3/5No Seminar  
3/12Krishna RegmiUniversity of Oklahomaseminar rescheduled
3/19Gizem KosarFederal Reserve Bank of New York"The Work-Leisure Tradeoff: Identifying the Heterogeneity"
3/26Kyle MangumFederal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia"The Geography of Travel Behavior in the Early Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic"
4/2No Seminar  
4/9Timothy CasonPurdue University"Contingent Reasoning and Dynamic Public Goods Provision"
4/16Harim KimUniversity of MannheimTBA
4/23Emily BeamUniversity of VermontTBA
4/30Rossa O'Keeffe-O'DonovanUniversity of OxfordTBA
5/7Krishna RegmiUniversity of Oklahoma "Stable Income, Stable Family"

Seminar Series - Spring 2020

1/24Ziho Kang
University of Oklahoma
Gallogly College of Engineering
"How Do We Observe Information of Interest? - Attention Research in Marketing and Training"
1/31 Rui DuOklahoma State University"Can High-speed Rail Station Support a New Town: Empirical Evidence from China"
2/7Kevin LangBoston University "The Boss is Watching: How Monitoring Decisions Hurts Black Workers"
2/14Maya EdenBrandeis University"Aggregate Welfare Gains"
2/21Benjamin RosaVirginia Tech"Subcontracting Requirements and the Cost of Government Procurement"
2/28Ahmad LashkaripourIndiana University"Profits, Scale Economies, and the Gains from Trade and Industrial Policy"
3/6Jonathan HughesUniversity of Colorado at Boulder"Mode Choice, Energy, Emissions and the Rebound Effect in U.S. Freight Transportation"
3/13 Julien BenguiBank of Canadaseminar cancelled
3/20No SeminarSpring Break 
4/3Donna GintherUniversity of Kansasseminar cancelled
4/10Yun PeiUniversity at Buffalo, SUNYseminar cancelled
4/24Minchul ShinFederal Reserve Bank of Philadelphiaseminar cancelled
5/1Christian HansenUniversity of Chicago, Boothseminar cancelled

Seminar Series - Spring 2019

3/8Catalina Amuedo-DorantesSan Diego State University"Immigration Enforcement, Police Trust and Domestic Violence"
3/15Jie ShuaiZhongnan University"Upstream Market Structure and Downstream Cross Holding"
3/22No SeminarSpring Break 
3/29Ronni PavanUniversity of Rochester"Parental Skills and Child Development"
4/5Luis CabralNYU"Price Matching Guarantees and Collusion: Theory and Evidence from Germany"
4/19Manisha ShahUCLA"Including Males: Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health for Female Adolescents"
4/26Silke ForbesTufts Universityseminar cancelled
5/3Qingqing CaoMichigan State University"Recessions and Recoveries. Multinational Banks in the Business Cycle"

Seminar Series - Spring 2018

2/2Carlos Lamarche

University of Kentucky

*Will be held in Dale Hall Tower, Room 906 at 1:00pm

"Common Correlated Effects Estimation of Heterogeneous Dynamic Panel Quantile Regression Models"
2/16Michael R. RansomBrigham Young University"Meritocracy in Academic Labor Markets:  A Comparison of Three Fields"
2/23Ariel WeinbergerUniversity of Oklahoma"Credit and the Labor Share:  Evidence from U.S. States"
3/2Kevin StangeUniversity of Michigan"Price Regulation, Price Discrimination, and Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education:  Evidence from Texas"
3/9Robert FairlieUniversity of California, Santa Cruz"Job Creation and Survival Among Entrepreneurs:  Evidence from the Universe of U.S. Startups"
3/16Delia FurtadoUniversity of Connecticut"Do Immigrant Inflows Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Homes?"
3/23No SeminarSpring Break 
3/30Jiawei ChenUniversity of California, Irvine"Reimbursing Consumers' Switching Costs in Network Industries."
4/6Laura RazzoliniUniversity of Alabama"Best-of-five Contest:  An Experiment on Gender Differences."
4/13Kristian BehrensUniversity of Quebec, Montreal"Are Clusters Resilient?  Evidence from Canadian Textile Industries."
4/18Dakshina De SilvaLancaster University

*Will be held in Cate Center 1, Room 326 from 12:00pm-1:00pm
"Winner's Curse in Bond Markets"
4/20Christopher NeelyFederal Reserve of St. Louis"A Survey of the Empirical Literature on U.S. Unconventional Monetary Policy"
4/27Daniele TavaniColorado State University"Consumption Externalities and Growth:  Theory and Evidence for the United States"
5/4Jidong Zhou*seminar cancelled
Yale University
"Multiproduct Intermediaries and Optimal Product Range"

Seminar Series - Spring 2017

3/03Asli LeblebiciogluUniversity of Texas, Dallas"Trade Liberalization and Investment in Foreign Capital Goods:  Evidence from India."
3/17No Seminar Spring Break
3/24Olivier DeschenesUniversity of California, Santa Barbara"Weather and Death in India:  Implications for Climate Change"
3/29Daniel ReckUniversity of California, Berkeley"Do Minimum Wages for Young Workers Raise Their Employment?  Evidence from a Danish Discontinuity."
3/31John PattyUniversity of Chicago 
Joint with Carl Albert Center
"How the Legislative Agenda Can Drive Polarization"
4/07Drew CrealUniversity of Chicago Seminar Cancelled 
4/14Jeffrey WooldridgeMichigan State University"Testing and Correcting Endogeneity in Nonlinear Unobserved Effects Models"
4/21Nancy QianYale UniversitySeminar Cancelled
4/28Ozkan ErenLouisiana State University"The Effects of Teacher Incentives on Student Outcomes:  Evidence from Louisiana Teacher Advancement Program"
5/5Joaquin BlaumBrown University"Importing, Exporting and Aggregate Productivity in Large Devaluations"