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Economics Spring Ceremony 2016

Upcoming Events

Fall 2016 Classes
The first day of classes was Monday, August 22. You can check out other important dates on the Academic Calendar.

2016–17 Seminar Series
Wednesday, 10/5/16: Cristina Arellano, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Private Leverage and Sovereign Default
Friday, 10/7/16: Brian McManus, University of North Carolina. Healthcare Access, Costs, and Treatment Dynamics: Evidence from In Vitro Fertilization
All seminars are held in ECON 5 from 3:00–4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted, see the complete seminar calendar.

Department of Economics
Winter 2016 Commencement

The department's winter commencement will be December 16, 2016, 3:00–4:30 p.m in Muenzinger E050. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served. The professional photographer will be Grad Images •



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.
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.

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Publication Showcase

Francisca Antman
Incentives to Identify: Racial Identity in the Age of Affirmative Action,
(with Brian Duncan), Review of Economics and Statistics, 97(3):710-13, July 2015.

Ethnic Attrition and the Observed Health of Later Generation Mexican Americans, (with Brian Duncan and Stephen J. Trejo), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, forthcoming May 2016.

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

Martin Boileau
Corporate Cash Holdings and Credit Line Usage, (with Nathalie Moyen), International Economic Review, forthcoming.

Chrystie Burr
Corruption and Socially Optimal Entry, (with Rabah Amir), Journal of Public Economics, 123: 30-41, 2015.

Brian Cadena
Human Capital and the Lifetime Costs of Impatience,(with Benjamin J. Keys), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy,  7(3), pp. 126-153, August 2015.

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
Customs, (with Alejandro Graziano and Christian Volpe Martincus), Journal of International Economics, vol. 96(1), September 2015.

Yongmin Chen
Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence, (with Michael Riordan), Journal of Industrial Economics, forthcoming.

Differential Pricing When Costs Differ: A Welfare Analysis,(with M. Schwarz), RAND Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

Jonathan Hughes
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, forthcoming.

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.

Jin-Hyuk Kim
Screening Incentives and Privacy Protection in Financial Markets: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, (with Liad Wagman), RAND Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

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

Giacomo Rondina
Financial Prices and Information Acquisition in Large Cournot Markets, (with Myungkyu Shim), Journal of economic Theory, 158(B), July 2015.

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

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