Spring 2013 Seminar Series | LSU Department of Economics

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Spring 2013 Seminar Series

Seminar Time Location
1/18/2013
Sentiment and the U.S. Business Cycle
Speaker: Fabio Milani, University of California, Irvine
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
1/23/2013
Access to Schooling and the Black-White Crime Gap in the Early 20th Century: Evidence From Rosenwald Schools
Speaker: Katherine Eriksson, University of California, Davis
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
1/25/2013
Consumption and Time Use Over the Life Cycle
Speaker: Fang Yang, SUNY, Albany
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
1/28/2013
Diagnosing Hospital System Bargaining Power in Managed Care Networks
Speaker: Matt Lewis, Clemson University
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
1/30/2013
Uncertainty Shocks and the U.S. Great Depression
Speaker: Gabriel Mathy, University of California--Davis
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
2/1/2013
Expanded Dependent Health Insurance Coverage and the Labor Supply of Young Adults: Outcomes From State Policies and the Affordable Care Act
Speaker: Briggs Depew, Utah State University
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
2/4/2013
Testing Overidentifying Restrictions with Many Instruments and Heteroskedasticity
Speaker: John Chao, University of Maryland
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
2/6/2013
The Effect of Noncognitive Ability on the Earnings of Young Men: a Distributional Analysis with Measurement Error Correction
Speaker: Ozkan Eren, UNLV
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
2/7/2013
IDEAL Inference on Conditional Quantiles via Interpolated Duals of Exact Analytic L-statistics
Speaker: David Kaplan, University of Missouri
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1116 Patrick Taylor
2/20/2013
Do More Health Insurance Options Lead to Higher Wages? Evidence from States Extending Dependent Coverage
Speaker: Marcus Dillender, University of Texas-Austin
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
2/22/2013
Why Conventional Economics Can’t Explain Modern Economic Growth or The Bankruptcy of Statistical Significance
Speaker: Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois-Chicago
Department of Economics
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 1920 BEC
2/27/2013
Does Early Life Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Permanently Harm Childhood Health? Evidence from Cigarette Tax Hikes
Speaker: David Simon, University of California-Davis
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
3/1/2013
Are All Firms Inefficient?
Speaker: Seunghwa Rho, Michigan State University
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
3/6/2013
A Smoothed Maximum Score Estimator for Multinomial Discrete Choice Models
Speaker: Jin Yan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC
3/8/2013
Substance-Abuse Treatment and Mortality
Speaker: Isaac Swensen, Montana State University
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1325 BEC