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Economics Spring Ceremony 2017

Upcoming Events

2017-18 Seminar Series
Monday, September 25–James Kung, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China's Imperial Examination System
All seminars are held in ECON 5 from 3:00–4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted, view the complete schedule.

Janesville: An American Story
Lecture: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 • 6:00–7:30 p.m.
In the Institute of Behavioral Science building, Room 155A, located at 1440 15th St in Boulder.
Open to the public.

Amy Goldstein is a staff writer at The Washington Post and author of Janesville: An American Story–a close-up of a small Midwestern city that lost a slew of jobs during the Great Recession when the nation's oldest operating auto assembly plant closed two days before Christmas of 2008. It explores what happens to people and to the texture of a proud community when good work goes away.

Fall 2017 Classes
Fall classes began on Monday, August 28. You can check out other important dates on the Academic Calendar.


Highlights

Terra McKinnish in CU Boulder Today: Spousal age gap affects marriage satisfaction over time
Ask the Experts, Philip Graves on 2017's Best Beach Towns to Live in on WalletHub
Graduate student Sean Ericson was awarded First Place, Stage Tango, at the National USA Tango Championships in April and will represent the United States in Argentina in August
Miles Kimball
gives inaugural Eaton lecture: Restoring Economic Growth
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




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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, May 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. 

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
"Competition, Product Safety, and Product Liability"
(with Xinyu Hua), Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, forthcoming.

"Entry and Welfare in Search Markets" (with Tianle Zhang), Economic Journal, forthcoming.

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, January 2017.

"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, May 2017.

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, January 2017.

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.

Richard Mansfield
"Task-Specific Experience and Task-Specific Talent: Decomposing the Productivity of High School Teachers"
(with James Cook), Journal of Public Economics, August 2016.

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


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