Past Events and Seminars

SEMINARS 2016-2017

Speaker: Dr. Julien Grenet, Paris School of Economics and CNRS
Seminar title: Incidence of Social Security Contributions: Evidence from France
Date and Location: Wednesday, April 26 from 12:00– 1:00 pm in Nicely Hall, Room 316.

Speaker: Dr. Mark Hoekstra, Texas A&M
Seminar title: Illegal Immigration, State Law, and Deterrence
Date and Location: Monday, March 6 from 6:00– 7:00 pm in Nicely Hall, Room 209 .

Speaker: Dr. Nasreen Nawaz, Michigan State University.
Job talk: A Dynamic Market Model in Continuous Time Framework: Micro Level Foundation Stone to Explain Macroeconomic Fluctuations.
Date and Location: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12 pm in Nicely 316.

Speaker: Dr. Sara El Joueidi, University of L uxembourg.
Job Talk: Regulation and Rational Banking Bubbles
in Infinite Horizon.
Date and Location: Thursday, February 23, 2017 at  2:10  in Nicely 316.

Speaker: Dr. Travers Child, Vrije Universiteit.
Job talk: We Don’t Need No Education:Reconstruction and Conflict across Afghanistan.
Date and Location: Monday, February 20, at 12 Nicely 316.

Speaker: Dr. Marcella Nicolini, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Pavia
Seminar Title: Understanding dynamic conditional correlations between oil and non-energy commodity markets.
Date and Location:Wednesday, February 8, 2017  at 12 pm in Nicely 316.  

Speaker: Dr. Nicolas Aragon, European University Institute.
Job talk: Banks versus Zombies.
Date and Location: Friday, February 3,2017 at 12 pm  in Nicely 316.

Speaker: Dr. Yasin Onder, Central Bank of Turkey.
Job talk: Sovereign Default Risk, Firm Investment and Debt Overhang.
Date and Location: Tuesday, January 31,2017 at 1:40 pm Nicely 316.

Speaker: Dr. Zouheir El Sahli, University of Nottingham
Job talk: The impact of technological change on new trade: evidence from the container revolution
Date and Location: Monday, Janaury 30,2017 at 12 pm in Nicely 316.

Speaker: Dr. Halit Akturk, Assistant Professor of Economics at Meliksah University.
Job talk: Measuring Inflation Pressure for Turkey During a Transition to Inflation Targeting. 
Date and Location: Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 1:30 pm Nicely 316.

SEMINARS 2014-2015

Walid Maroush (LAU), Adaptation to climate change: how does heterogeneity in adaptation costs affect climate coallitions? 
Monday April 27th,Time and location: 4-5.30pm, West-Hall Room 310

Pierre Mouganie (Texas A&M). Conscription & the return to education: Evidence from a regression discontinuity. Wednesday February 10th, Time & location: 3.30-5pm, Nicely 316

Bilal Malaeb (Manchester). Consumption smoothing and risk coping mechanisms in India. Time & location: 12pm, Wednesday February 4thNicely 316

Marcin Piatowski (World Bank). Poland's new golden age. Monday December 17thTime & location: 10am, West Auditorium C.

Steven McNamara (AUB). Are stock markets "Rigged"? High frequency trading and the question of financial market fairness. Monday November 15th , Time & location: 5pm, West Hall Auditorium C. 

Tutorial presentation by Economena Analytics. Monday October 27thTime & location: 4pm, Bliss 203

1/Maryam Naghsh Nejad, Research Associate at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
2/ Adam Pellillo, International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University.
Thursday October 2nd, Time & location: 4:30-6pm, West Hall, Room 310