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Economics Spring Ceremony 2015

Upcoming Events

Fall 2015 Classes
Fall classes end Friday, December 11. You can check out other important dates on the Academic Calendar.

2015–16 Seminar Series
December 4:
Daniel Henderson, University of Alabama. A Partially Parametric Model.
All seminars are held in ECON 5 from 3:00–4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted, view the complete 2015–16 schedule.

Department of Economics Winter 2015 Commencement
The winter ceremony will be Friday, December 18, 2015, 3:00–4:30 p.m in Muenzinger E050. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served.

Department Highlights

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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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.

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

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, January 2016.

Jeronimo Carballo
Customs, (with Alejandro Graziano and Christian Volpe Martincus), International 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.

Wolfgang Keller
Supplier Responses to Wal-Mart's Invasion of Mexico,
(with Iacovone, Javorcik, and Tybout), Journal of International Economics, January 2015.

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.

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, forthcoming.

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.

Carol Shiue
Endogenous Formation of Free Trade Agreements: Evidence from the Zollverein's Impact on Market Integration, (with Wolfgang Keller), Journal of Economic History, December 2014.

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