Fall 2015 Seminar Series | LSU Department of Economics

Research

Fall 2015 Seminar Series

Seminar Time Location
9/25/2015
The demand for conceal carry permits and local crime
Speaker: Briggs Depew, Louisiana State University
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1735 BEC
9/28/2015
The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Entrepreneurial Activities in the U.S.
Speaker: Masa Onda, Louisiana State University
Department of Economics
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 1920 BEC
10/2/2015
The Impact of Local Labor Market Conditions on Migration: Evidence from the Bakken Oil Boom
Speaker: Mallory Vachon, Center for Energy Studies, LSU
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1735 BEC
10/9/2015
Likelihood based inference and prediction in spatio-temporal panel count models for urban crimes
Speaker: Jan Vogler, Institute of Econometrics and Statistics, Universitat Koln, Germany
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1735 BEC
10/23/2015
The Minimum Legal Drinking Age and Morbidity in the US
Speaker: Kitt Carpenter, Vanderbilt University
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1735 BEC
11/6/2015
Social Risk and the Dimensionality of Intentions
Speaker: Jeff Butler, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1920 BEC
11/9/2015
TBA
Speaker: Michael Price, Georgia State University
Department of Economics
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1920 BEC
11/12/2015
TBA
Speaker: Grace Arnold, Louisiana State University
Department of Economics
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 1920 BEC
11/13/2015
TBA
Speaker: Han Yu, Louisiana State University
Department of Economics

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
1305 BEC
11/16/2015
The General Equilibrium Impacts of Unemployment Insurance
Speaker: Ioana Marinescu, University of Chicago
Department of Economics
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m 1920 BEC
11/18/2015
TBA
Speaker: Xiaoyu Zhou, Louisiana State University
Department of Economics
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 1120 BEC
11/20/2015
Agricultural Technology, Structural Change, and Growth
Speaker: Dietrich Vollrath, University of Houston
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1735 BEC
11/23/2015
Can MOOCs Increase Access to Education?: Evidence from A Large New Computer Science Degree Program
Speaker: Joshua Goodman, Harvard University
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1920 BEC
12/1/2015
TBA
Speaker: Jhacova Williams, Louisiana State University
Department of Economics
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 1920 BEC
12/2/2015
Quota Policies and Upward Mobility
Speaker: Steve O'Connell, CUNY Graduate School
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1920 BEC
12/4/2015
Spatial Competition, Innovation and Institutions: An Application to the Great Divergence
Speaker: Klaus Desmet, Southern Methodist University
Department of Economics
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1735 BEC