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College of Business

Graduate Student Seminars Spring 2017





3/6/17 Matt Maloney Management of Wildlife Disease with Uncertain Contact Rates: An Application to Elk Populations in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem


BU 208

4/10/17 Sichao Wei "Three essays on the application of the overlapping generations Model: Connecting Economic Growth, the Environment, and Conflict."


BU 208

Graduate Student Seminars Spring 2016





February 8

open session

4:00-5:00 in BU 8

February 29

Matt Maloney “Ecosystem Service Spillovers in Agriculture: Some Implications for Conservation Policy”  4:30-5:30 in BU 8
March 7 Gavin Roberts “Social Capital and the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods” 4:30-5:30 in BU 8
March 14 Spring Break - no meeting
March 28 Rik Chakraborti “Dam(n)ed by Overconfidence” 4:30-5:30 in BU 8

Fall 2015





September 2

Douglas Bernheim

Behavioral Welfare Economics

3:30-5 in BU 123

September 21

Sichao Wei

"Pollution Permits, Green Taxes, and the Environmental-Poverty Trap"

4-5 in BU 211

October 12

Rik Chakraborti

“Ego-Depletion, Habit Formation and the Optimal Demand for Attention - A New Model of Self-control"  

4-5 in BU 211

October 19

Phil White

 Literature Searches and Citations 

4-5 in BU 8

October 26

Sichao Wei

 “A Dynamic Contest Model of Bilateral Waters and Islands Disputes"

4-5 in BU 211

November 2

Klaas van 't Veld

 Skills and Tips

4-5 in BU 211

November 16


Graduate Student Workshop 

4-5 in BU 211

November 23


Week of Thanksgiving Break - No Meeting


November 30

Gavin Roberts

"The Impact of New Technologies on Natural Gas Well Productivity" 

4-5 in BU 211

December 7 

Chenyang "Charlie" Xu

 "Social Influence and Economic Incentives: Substitutes or Complements? The Case of Fighting Corruption."

4-5 in BU 8

December 14


Finals Week - No Meeting


 Fall 2014-Spring 2015




September, 22

Klaas van ’t Veld

How to present

September, 29

Suman Banerjee

Global job market

October, 6

Yasha Feferholtz

Watersheds and the value of drinkable water

October, 13

Cristian Rojas

Risk, endogenous outcomes and state protection

October, 20

Gregory Torell

Demand estimation for electricity

October, 27

Sridhar Gogineni

Current job market condtions

November, 3

Shaikh Eskander

Long-run impacts of disasters

December, 1

Kevin Berry

Managing the endogenous risk of disease outbreaks with non-constant background risk and investment in adaptation

December, 8

Sherrill Shaffer

Publishing research

February 6

Gavin Roberts

Oil market dynamics incorporating geological decline

February 13

Remi Morin Chasse

Optimal capital accumulation with stock effects
andEnvironmental Catastrophes with a Judgement-Proof firm

February 17

Kevin Berry

The choice between preemptive adaptation and prevention when risk is increasing

March 3

Katie Lee

Spatial externalities of land use change: controlling infectious disease through landscape management

March 10

Alfredo Cisneros

Ecological impacts of Energy Development and other Human Disturbances in a Rangeland Ecosystem

March 24

Sichao Wei

Environmental Policy, Economic Growth, and Environment-Poverty Trap - A Comment on Ono (2002)

March 31

Chenyang Xu

Fighting corruption in enforcement agencies, the case of common pool resources

April 7

Jason Shogren

Where do ideas come from, and where do they go

April 14

Gregory Torell

Estimating electricity demand in the Rocky Mountain Area

April 21

Sasha Skiba

Tricks of (the) trade

April 28

Fred Sterbenz

Monte Carlo techniques

May 5

Remi Morin Chasse

On Environmental Catastrophes with a Judgment-Proof firm

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