Past Events

Fall 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017
Mark Harrison, University of Warwick
"Secrecy and State Capacity: A Look Behind the Iron Curtain"
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
New Faculty Reception co-hosted with IPE
4-6 PM
Crossroads Cafe

Friday, October 6, 2017
Rick Klotz, Colgate
"Mitigation, Climate Policy, and Climate Change in US Agriculture"
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, October 27, 2017
Owen Thompson-Ferguson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“School Desegregation and Black Teacher Employment”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, November 10, 2017
International Politics and Economics Symposium
“The US and Global Trade: Winners, Losers, and the Way Forward”
Douglas Irwin, Dartmouth
Peter Schott, Yale
Edward Mansfield, University of Pennsylvania
12:30 PM
Robert A. Jones '59 Conference Room

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Spring 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017
Alex Rees-Jones, University of Pennsylvania
“Heuristic Perceptions of the Income Tax: Evidence and Implications for Debiasing”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, March 17, 2017
Cihan Artunc, University of Arizona
“Experimenting with Partners: Business Organization and Survival in Egypt between 1910 and 1949”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, April 7, 2017
Ken Leonard, University of Maryland
“Social Learning in Health Seeking Behavior: Evidence from Rural Tanzania”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, April 14, 2017
Jose-Antonio Sanchez-Espin, Yale
“The Old Men in the Census: Inequality and Mobility in 18th Century Murcia”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, April 21, 2017
Spring Student Symposium
McCardell Bicentennial Hall

Friday, April 28, 2017
Casey Rothschild, Wellesley
“Adverse Selection in the Irish Tontines of 1773, 1775, and 1777”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Saturday, April 29, 2017
D.K. Smith Symposium
“Economics of Remittances”
Steve Brito, IMF
Darrick Hamilton, New School of Social Research
Dilip Ratha, World Bank
James Bang, St. Ambrose University
Aniruddha Mitra, Bard College
Phanindra Wunnava, Middlebury College
Klaus Zimmermann, Bonn University
All day
Robert A. Jones '59 Conference Room

Tuesday, May 9, 201
Spring Student Thesis Poster Session
3:30-5:30 PM
McCardell Bicentennial Hall

Friday, May 12, 2017
Vimal Ranchold, University of Cape Town
“The Labour Market Effects of Being White in South Africa under Apartheid: An IV Estimate from the Cape Province”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

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Fall 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016
Charles Bellemare, Université Laval
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, September 30, 2016
Peter Skott, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
“Aggregate Demand, Functional Finance, and Secular Stagnation”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Thursday, October 6, 2016
D.K. Smith Lecture
Cecilia Conrad, MacArthur Foundation
“Economics of Philanthropy: How to Give Away 100 Million Dollars?”
4:30-6:00 PM
Robert A. Jones '59 Conference Room

Friday, October 7, 2016
Caitlin Myers, Middlebury
“Is Economics a Science?”
1:00-2:15 PM
Axinn 229

Friday, October 14, 2016
Martin Abel, Harvard
“The Value of Reference Letters: Experimental Evidence from South Africa”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, October 28, 2016
Marketa Wolfe, Skidmore
“Price Drift Before US Macroeconomic News: Private Information About Public Announcements?”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, October 28, 2016
International Politics and Economics Symposium
“The Global Illicit Drug Trade: Confronting Challenges and Exploring Solutions”
Peter Reuter, University of Maryland
Beau Kilmer, RAND
Alejandro Madrazo Lajous, CIDE
Rebecca Tiger, Middlebury
12:15-5:30 PM
Robert A. Jones '59 Conference Room

Friday, November 4, 2016
Becky Morton, NYU
“The Dark Side of the Vote: Biased Voters, Social Information, and Information Aggregation Through Majority Voting”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, November 11, 2016
Jessica Leight, Williams
“Complementarity between Non-Agricultural and Agricultural Shocks in Local Industrialization: Evidence from China”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, November 18, 2016
Taryn Dinkleman, Dartmouth
“Labor Migration, Capital Accumulation, and the Structure of Rural Labor Markets”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

Friday, December 2, 2016
Dan Berkowitz, University of Pittsburgh
“De-Politicization and Corporate Transformation”
12:30-2:00 PM
Warner 208

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If you have questions or comments, please contact Vijaya Wunnava, Events Coordinator at vwunnava@middlebury.edu

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