SeminarsThroughout the academic year research seminars are held with presentations by faculty from MSU and other universities and research institutions. Seminars are generally held in the 406 Conference room (406 Linfield Hall) from 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Following is the current schedule of the department seminars for Spring Semester 2018.  Volunteers and suggestions for other speakers for the Fall 2018 semester are encouraged.  Please contact Mark Anderson or Carly Urban.


Spring 2018
Date Presenter Title
February 2
Jonathan Smith, Georgia State University
(Host: Carly Urban)
SAT Retaking and Inequality in College Enrollment
(Co-authors: Joshua Goodman (Harvard University),
 Oded Gurantz (College Board)  Abstract
March 5
Nick Magnan, Department of Agricultural
and Applied Economics
University of Georgia
(Host: Sarah Janzen)
Information, Technology and Market Rewards:
Incentivizing Aflatoxin Control in Ghana
March 7

John Loomis, Department of Agricultural
and Resource Economics
Colorado State University
(Host: Rich Ready)

Do fuel treatments reduce wildfire suppression costs and property damages? Analysis of suppression costs and property damages in U.S. National Forests

March 26
Dale Manning, Colorado State University
(Host: Diane Charlton)
To Be Announced
April 13
Joe Sabia, San Diego State University
(Host: Mark Anderson)
To Be Announced
April 26
Barnard Hall 103, 5:30-6:30 pm
L&S Distinguished
Speaker Lecture
Brian Knight, Brown University
(Host: Carly Urban)
How Do Voters Cope With Media Bias
April 27
Brian Knight, Brown University
(Host: Carly Urban)
To Be Announced