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Economics Winter Ceremony 2016

Upcoming Events

Seminar Series
Wednesday, 4/5/17:
Douglas Miller, Cornell University–Long-term Effects of Head Start: New Evidence from the PSID

All seminars are held in ECON 5 from 3:00–4:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. View the entire seminar schedule.

Lecture: Restoring American Growth
Miles Kimball, the Eugene D. Eaton Jr. Chair in Economics and a Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, will present a lecture, Restoring American Growth, on Monday, April 17, 5:00–6:30 p.m. in the Benson Earth Sciences Building, Room 185. Open to the public.

Spring 2017 Classes
The last day of classes is Friday, May 5. You can check out other important dates on the Academic Calendar.

Spring Department Commencement
and Awards Ceremony

The Economics Spring Ceremony is Friday, May 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the University Memorial Center. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and refreshments will be served.


Jeffrey Zax on 9NEWS: Your name could determine your life's path, says CU research
Professor Jeffrey Zax and graduate student Alexander Cauley in Bloomberg article: Why Your Name May Be Ruining Your Life How to avoid being a victim of "alphabetism."
Jenny Simpson, BA '09 and Advisory Board Member: Jenny Simpson, Emma Coburn collaborate for world record in distance medley relay
Francisca Antman:
DACA curbs poverty, but lowers school attendance

Panel Discussion: Amendment 69, ColoradoCare
Sponsored by the CU Department of Economics
Q&A: Maskus discusses transition from Boulder to Capitol Hill
Keith Maskus:
Named chief economist for the US Department of State
Robert & Lauri McNown Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Economics

David Rogalski
: Inaugural recipient of the Clem Rinehart Advising Award. The National Academic Advising Association awarded Dave Advisor of the Year in the Primary Advising Category.

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Publication Showcase

Francisca Antman
Ethnic Attrition and the Observed Health of Later Generation Mexican Americans, (with Brian Duncan and Stephen J. Trejo), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 106(5): 467-71, 2016.

Oleg Baranov
A practical Guide to the Combinatorial Clock Auction,
(with Lawrence Ausubel), The Economic Journal, forthcoming.

“Efficient Procurement Auctions with Increasing Returns,” (with Lawrence Ausubel, Christina Aperjis and Thayer Morrill), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, forthcoming

Martin Boileau
Corporate Cash Holdings and Credit Line Usage, (with Nathalie Moyen), International Economic Review, 57(4): 1481–1506, November 2016. 

Brian Cadena
Immigrants Equilibrate Local Labor Markets: Evidence from the Great Recession, (with Brian K. Kovak), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 8(1), pp. 257-290, January 2016.

Jeronimo Carballo
"Roads, exports and employment: Evidence from a developing country"
(with Christian Volpe Martincus and Ana Cusolito), Journal of Development Economics 125, March 2017.

Yongmin Chen
Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence, (with Michael Riordan), Journal of Industrial Economics, 63(4): 549-568, December 2015.

Jonathan Hughes
"When is Increasing Consumption of Common Property Optimal? Sorting, Congestion and Entry in the Commons,"
(with Daniel Kaffine), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, forthcoming.

"Strategic Policy Choice in State-Level Regulation: The EPA's Clean Power Plan,"
(with James Bushnell, Stephen Holland and Christopher Knittel), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming.

Some Inconvenient Truths about Climate Change Policy: The Distributional Impacts of Transportation Policies, (with Stephen Holland, Christopher Knittel and Nathan Parker), The Review of Economics and Statistics, 97(5), December 2015.

Murat Iyigun
Changing the Rules Midway: the Impact of Granting Alimony Right on Existing and Newly-Formed Partnerships, (with Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Jeanne Lafortune and Yoram Weiss), The Economic Journal, forthcoming.

Daniel Kaffine
"When is Increasing Consumption of Common Property Optimal? Sorting, Congestion and Entry in the Commons,"
(with Jonathan Hughes), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, forthcoming.

Jin-Hyuk Kim
“Non-performance Pay and Relational Contracting: Evidence from CEO Compensation,” (with Jed DeVaro and Nick Vikander), The Economic Journal, forthcoming.

Xiadong Liu
Endogenous Network Production Functions with Selectivity, (with William Horace and Eleonora Patacchini), Journal of Econometrics,190, 222-232.

Scott Savage
Market Structure and Broadband Internet Quality, (with G. Molnar), Journal of Industrial Economics, forthcoming.

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