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Economics and Finance

College of Business

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.  The Fall 2016 workshops schedule follows.

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Date  Presenter Title Room Time

Farhad Jafari

Professor, Department of Mathematics

Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Wyoming

Nonlinear Variational Problems, Transport of Measures, Moments and Moment Completions


BU 129 12-1
10/25/2016 Jani Little

Information session regarding how faculty and graduate students can use the Rocky Mountain Research Data Center.

BU 123 12-1:30
10/28/2016 Ed Barbier BU 129 12-1
11/4/2016 Ben Gilbert BU 129 12-1
11/11/2016 Suman Banerjee BU 129 12-1
11/18/2016 Job market candidates BU 129 12-1
11/25/2016 University closed
11/29/2016 Job market candidates BU 129 12-1
12/2/2016 Felix Naschold BU 129 12-1
12/9/2016 Linda Thunstrom BU 129 12-1

Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Schedule

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 Schedule





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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