Department of Economics

University of Mississippi

Seminar Series

The Department of Economics Seminar Series takes place at 2:30 p.m. Fridays in Conner Hall 113.

Fall 2017

October 6
“Diffusion of New Technology in European and American Coal Mines, 1850 – 1914”
John Murray, Rhodes College

October 13, 20, 27
“Real Analysis for Economists”
John Conlon, University of Mississippi

November 3
“Should Central Banks Burst Asset Bubbles? The Welfare Effects of Anti-Bubble Policy”
Harlan Holt, Union College

November 10
“The Effects of Highly-Publicized Police Use-of-Force on Policing, Trust, and Crime: Evidence from Ferguson”
Cheng Cheng, University of Mississippi

December 1
Stephen Williamson, University of Western Ontario

Spring 2018

February 2
“Central Bank Purchases of Private Assets: An Evaluation”
Kee-youn Kang, Yonsei University

February 9
“Improving the Power of Predictive Accuracy Tests”
Feng Liu, University of Mississippi

March 2
“A Model of Monetary Policy Shocks for Financial Crises and Normal Conditions”
A. Lee Smith, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

March 23
“In-State College Enrollment and Later Life Location Decisions”
John Winters, Oklahoma State University

April 6
“Community Development by Public Wealth Accumulation”
Stephen Coate, Cornell University

April 20
“Breaking the Curse of Cash”
Jaevin Park, University of Mississippi

April 27
“Perfectly Rational Fool’s Bubbles”
Anthony Doblas-Madrid, Michigan State

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