Speakers and Events

Questions about the following Department of Economics sponsored or related events can be addressed to Stephen Wu at swu@hamilton.edu. The Department maintains a joint seminar series with the Colgate University Economics Department. Colgate is located in Hamilton, NY, which is a 20 minute drive from Clinton.

Speakers for the 2010-2011 Academic Year:

  • Friday, Sept. 10: Maria Carolina Caetano, (Rochester University), "A Discontinuity Test of Endogeneity", 2 p.m., Colgate University, 226 Persson Hall. (website) (paper)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 21: Matt Kahn, (UCLA), "Energy Conservation “Nudges” and Environmentalist Ideology: Evidence from a Randomized Residential Electricity Field Experiment ", 4 p.m., Hamilton College, KJ 201. (website) (paper)
  • Friday, October 1: Vitkor Tsyrennikov, (Cornell University), "International Portfolios: An Incomplete Markets General Equilibrium Approach", 2 p.m., Colgate University, 226 Persson Hall. (website) (paper)
  • Friday, October 22: Wayne Grove, (LeMoyne College), "Returns to MBA Quality: Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Returns to Peers, Faculty and Institution Quality", 2 p.m., Hamilton College, KJ 20l. (website) (paper)
  • Friday, November 19: Colin Xu, (World Bank), "Labor Regulation, Economic Complexity, and the China-India Gap", 2 p.m., Colgate University, 226 Persson Hall. (website) (paper)
  • Friday, December 3: Stephen Wu, (Hamilton College), "Are Pregnant Women Happier? Racial Differences in the Relationship Between Pregnancy and Life Satisfaction”, 2 p.m., Hamilton College, KJ 201. (paper)
  • Friday, March 25: Delia Furtado, (UConn and Yale University), "Female Work and Fertility in the United States: Effects of Low-Skilled Immigrant Labor", 2 p.m., Colgate University, 226 Persson Hall. (website) (paper)
  • Friday, April 1: Dirk Krueger, (Upenn), "Inter-generational Redistribution in the Great Recession", 2 p.m., Colgate University, 226 Persson Hall. (website) (paper)
  • Friday, April 22: Pian Shu, '07, (MIT), "The 'Hidden' Assets of Disability Insurance Applicants: An Empirical Analysis", 2 p.m., Colgate University, 226 Persson Hall. (website)
  • Friday, April 29: Raul Razo-Garcia, (Carleton College), "How Reliable are De Facto Exchange Rate Regime Classifications?", 2 p.m., Hamilton College, KJ 101. (website)