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Economics and Finance|College of Business

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Economics & Finance
College of Business
Department 3985
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2178
Fax: (307) 766-5090
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Brown-Bag Workshops

The department hosts a lunch time workshop on Friday's during the fall and spring semesters.  Presentations are made by both faculty and graduate students.  The workshops are open to anyone to attend and scheduled from 12:00-1:00 p.m.  Attendees should bring a lunch since lunch is not usually provided.  Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 workshops schedule follows.

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Date Presenter Title Room Time
10/23/15 Edward Barbier  Nature and
Wealth: Overcoming Environmental Scarcities and Inequality
BU 123 12-1
12/4/15 Suman Banerjee "Value Effects of Fire Sales: Why are Biased CEOs Immune?" BU 123 12-1
2/18/16 Charles Mason "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Three Key
Policy Concerns Related to Fracking"
BU 123 12:15-1:15
3/11/16 Linda Thunstrom "Strategic Self-Ignorance Negates the Effect of Risk Information” BU 121 12-1
4/1/16 Klaas van 't Veld "Willingness to Pay for the Resolution of Uncertainty” BU 121 12-1
4/8/16 Felix Naschold "Shocks, risk management and welfare dynamics in rural Ghana" BU 121 12-1
4/22/16 Thorsten Janus "Terms of Trade Volatility, Exports, and Growth" BU 121 12-1
4/29/16 Suman Banerjee "Economics of Powerful Board Members"
BU 121 12-1


Fall 2014 - Spring 2015





10/10/14 Suman Banerjee

"Ownership, Investment and Governance:

The Cost and Benefits of Dual Class Shares"

BU 123 12:15-1:15
10/24/14 Rob Glassock
"The Curious Case of Level 3 Items"
BU 123 12:30-1:30
10/31/14 Shaikh Eskander "Long Run Impacts of Natural and Political Disasters" BU 123 12:30-1:30
12/5/14 Klaas van 't Veld

"Ego-Depletion, Habit Formation, and Attention:

How Obama Does It"

BU 123 12:30-1:30
12/12/14 Jason Shogren

"Commitment in Non-Market Exchange"

BU 123 12:45-1:45
2/20/15 Charles Mason

"I'm in Deep Water and I Can't See the Horizon:

Some Economic Impacts Associated with the BP Oil Spill"

BU 123 12-1
3/6/15 Thorsten Janus

"Institutional Development, Capital Accumulation

and the Emergence of Civilizations" 

BU 123 12-1
3/13/15 David Finnoff

"Avoiding the point of no return or delaying the inevitable:

Opposing irreversibilities and mixed uncertainty in

environmental policy"

BU 123 12-1
3/27/15 Cristian Rojas

"Risk, Endogenous Outcomes and State Protection"

BU 123 12-1
4/3/15 Suman Banerjee

"CEO Overconfidence and Securities Class Actions"

BU 123 12-1
4/10/15 David Aadland

"Wolf and Elk Management in a Spatial Predator-Prey Ecosystem"

BU 123 12-1
4/24/15 Sridhar Gogineni

“Women Empowerment and Capital Market Efficiency” 

BU 123 12-1
5/1/15 Ben Gilbert

"Unpacking the Social Dimension of Residential Solar Adoption"

BU 123 12-1

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