Academic Seminar

The Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics hosts an academic research seminar series throughout the academic year that features presentations of scholarly research on myriad economics-related topics by researchers from other universities and institutions.

Volunteers and recommendations for future seminars may be submitted to Diane Charlton at [email protected] or Mariana Carrera at [email protected]

Time:  3:15 - 4:30 PM

January 20, 2023
Patrick Baylis
University of
British Columbia
Mandated vs. Voluntary Adaptation to Natural Disasters:
The Case of U.S. Wildfires
406 Linfield Hall
Melissa LoPalo
February 3, 2023
Dean Lueck
Indiana University

The Institutional Legacy of the Mexican Rancho System in California

406 Linfield Hall

Sabbatical Guest
February 10, 2023
Michael Frakes
Duke University

Racial Concordance & the Quality of Medical Care: Evidence from
the Military

406 Linfield Hall

Mariana Carrera
February 17, 2023 

Michael Farmer
Texas Tech

Racial Bias in Property Taxation in Atlanta

406 Linfield Hall

Mariana Carrera
March 7, 2023
Andrew Barr
Texas A&M

Which Workers Left the Labor Force Post-COVID Recession and Why

406 Linfield Hall

Carly Urban
April 14, 2023

Bruce Wydick
University of
San Francisco

Mortality from Nestlé's Marketing of Infant Formula in Low and
Middle-Income Countries

301 Linfield Hall

Diane Charlton
Friday, April 21, 2023

Alberto Ortego
Indiana University

The Impact of Affirmative Action Litigation on Police Killings of Civilians

301 Linfield Hall

Mark Anderson
Friday, April 28, 2023

Osea Giuntella
University of Pittsburgh

 To Be Determined

301 Linfield Hall

Mariana Carrera

Past Seminars

Fall 2022

Dr. Marshall Burke, Stanford, presents "The Risk and Burden of Wildfire in the U.S."

Dr. Justin Sydnor, UW-Madison, presents "The Impact of Consequence Information on Insurance Choice"

Dr. Jonathan Colmer, UVA, presents "Air Pollution and Economic Opportunity in the United States"

Dr. Rebecca Dizon-Ross, Chicago Booth, presents "The Effectiveness of Personalized Policy"

Zachary Sturman, Vanderbilt, presents "The Effects of Cannabis Access Laws on Sleep" 

Spring 2021

Dr. Eric Edwards, NC State, presents "The Long-Term Outcomes of Restoring Indigenous Property Rights to Water"

Dr. Genti Kostandini, University of Georgia, presents "The impact of deportation policies on the mental health and risk behaviors of Hispanic adolescents"

Dr. Sebastian Trillo, UVA, presents "Health Insurance for Whom? The ‘Spill-up’ Effects of Children’s Health Insurance on Mothers"