Department of Economics
2015–16 Seminar Series
Friday, February 19: Holger Sieg, University of Pennsylvania, Estimating Dynamic Games of Electoral Competition to Evaluate Term Limits in U.S. Gubernatorial Elections. All seminars are held in ECON 5 from 3:00–4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted, view more upcoming seminars on the full sechedule.
Trans Pacific Partnership: What it Means for Asia and the Americas
A panel discussion of the environmental, labor, legal, and economic implications of the TPP. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, reception at 5:00 p.m., panel 5:30-7:00 p.m. in Hale 270.
Participants: Keith Maskus, Economics; Steve Chan, Political Science; Tyler Rauert, Partner, Polaris Law Group; Sam Gilchrist, Executive Director, Colorado AFL-CIO; Jesse Prentice-Dunn, Senior Campaign Representative, Sierra Club.
Spring 2016 Classes
The last day of Spring classes is Friday, April 29. You can check out other important dates on the Academic Calendar.
Department of Economics Spring 2016 Commencement
The ceremony will be Friday, May 6, 2016, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom, University Memorial Center. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. and refreshments will be served. The professional photographer will be Grad Images.
Terra McKinnish: 2015 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award
2015 Economics Newsletter: Read Online
PODCAST: Murat Iyigun on Monotheism, Conflict, Europe, the Ottomans, and the Blues
CU-Boulder appoints Brian Domitrovic as third Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy
Economics BFA Excellence Award Winners: Yongmin Chen, Research, Scholarly and Creative Work & Nicholas Flores, Leadership and Service
Jeffrey Zax: Featured in WalletHub's recent study examining 2015's Best & Worst Run Cities in America.
Robert McNown: Campus Global Citizen of the Year 2014
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Economics, University of Colorado Boulder
Immigrants Equilibrate Local Labor Markets: Evidence from the Great Recession, (with Brian K. Kovak), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, January 2016.
Differential Pricing When Costs Differ: A Welfare Analysis, (with M. Schwarz), RAND Journal of Economics, forthcoming.
Endogenous Formation of Free Trade Agreements: Evidence from the Zollverein's Impact on Market Integration, (with Carol H. Shiue), Journal of Economic History, December 2014.