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Seminar Series 2015-2016

The Tufts University Economics Department sponsors research seminars, lectures, and events throughout the year.

Seminars are on Tuesdays, unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2015

Date Speaker Title
September 15, 2015
4:30-5:45 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene
George Marios Angeletos, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics
MIT
"Confidence and Aggregate Demand"
September 22, 2015
4:30-5:45 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene
James Robinson, Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government
Harvard University
"The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom"
September 29, 2015
4:30-5:45 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene
Claudio Ferraz, Utau-Unibanco Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, visiting MIT
"Revenue Windfalls and Social Unrest"
October 6, 2015
4:30-5:45 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene
Melinda Sandler Morrill, Associate Professor, Department of Economics
North Carolina State University
"Special Education Financing and ADHD Medications: A Bitter Pill to Swallow"
October 20, 2015
4:30-5:45 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene
Sara Fisher Ellison, Senior Lecturer in Economics, Department of Economics
MIT
"Match Quality, Search and the Internet Market for Used Books"
November 3, 2015
4:30-5:45 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene
Glen Weyl, Assistant Professor Department of Economics
University of Chicago
"The Openness-Equality Trade-Off in Global Redistribution"
December 1, 2015
4:30-5:45 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene
Maria Luengo-Prado, Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
"The Rise and Consumption in the "00's""

Spring 2016

Date Speaker Title
February 23, 2016
4:30-5:45 pm
Braker 225
Alessandra Voena, Assistant Professor
University of Chicago
"Bride Price and Female Education"
March 1, 2016
4:30-5:45 pm
Braker 225
Michael Callen, Assistant Professor
Harvard Kennedy School of Government
"Using Preference Estimates to Customize Incentives: An Application to Polio Vaccination Drives in Pakistan"
March 17, 2016 (Thursday)
4:30-5:45 pm
51 Winthrop Street Hall, Medford
Nancy Birdsall, President for the Center for Global Development "Development in this Century: Building Middle Class Societies"
March 29, 2016
4:30-5:45 pm
Braker 225
Thomas Lubik, Group Vice President
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
"Indeterminacy and Learning: An Analysis of Monetary Policy in the Great Inflation"
April 5, 2016
4:30-5:45 pm
Braker 225
Andrew Foster, Professor of Economics and Community Health
Brown University
"Spillovers, Coordination Failure and the Consequences of Fragmentation in Rural India"
April 12, 2016
4:30-5:45 pm
Braker 225
Glenn Ellison, Gregory K. Palm Professor of Economics
MIT
"The Efficiency of Race-Neutral Alternatives to Race-Based Affirmative Action: Evidence from Chicago's Exam Schools"
April 19, 2016
4:30-5:45 pm
Braker 225
Camilo Garcia-Jimeno, Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania
"Matching Pennies on the Campaign Trail: An Empirical Study of Senate Elections and Media Coverage"

Directions to Tufts and to Braker Hall >

For inquiries about the Seminar Series, contact Professor Dan Richards.