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Economics Spring Ceremony 2017

Upcoming Events

Seminar Series 2017-18
Friday, February 23: Jesse Gregory, University of Wisconsin–Madison, The Equilibrium Effects of Housing Vouchers on Neighborhood Composition.
Friday, March 2: Justin Gallagher, Case Western Reserve University, Criminal Deterrence when there are Offsetting Risks:
Traffic Cameras, Vehicular Accidents, and Public Safety

See the Seminar Schedule for future seminars.

Spring 2018 Classes
The first day of classes was Tuesday, January 16, 2018. You can check out other important dates on the Academic Calendar.

Spring 2018 Economics Commencement
The Department of Economics commencement will be May 11, 2018, 7:30–9:00 p.m in Macky Auditorium. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.and refreshments will be served.

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Publication Showcase

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.

"The Price of Imported Capital and Consumption Fluctuations in Emerging Economies," (with Michel Normandin), Journal of International Economics, 108, 67--81

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.

"An Optimal Rule for Patent Damages under Sequential Innovation," (with David Sappington), RAND Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

"Patentability, R&D Direction, and Cumulative Innovation", (with Shiyuan Pan and Tianle Zhang)International Economic Review, forthcoming.

"Selling Your Product through Competitors' Outlets: Channel Strategy When Consumers Comparison Shop", (with Sridhar Moorthy and Shervin Shahrokhi Tehrani), Marketing Science, forthcoming.

"Intermediaries and Consumer Search", (with Tianle Zhang) International Journal of Industrial Organization, (EARIE 2016 Special Issue), forthcoming.

Jonathan Hughes
"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.

"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.

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.

Taylor Jaworski
"World War II and the Industrialization of the American South,"
Journal of Economic History, 77(4): 1048–1082, December 2017.

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.

"The Fall of Coal: Joint impacts of fuel prices and renewables on generation and emissions," (with Harrison Fell), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming 2017.

"Energy efficiency and emission intensity standards," (with Harrison Fell and Daniel Steinberg), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 4(S1): S201–S226, 2017.

Jin-Hyuk Kim
"Non-performance Pay and Relational Contracting: Evidence from CEO Compensation,"
(with Jed DeVaro and Nick Vikander), The Economic Journal, 2017.

Miles Kimball
"Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-Being Index."
(with Daniel Benjamin, Kristen Cooper, and Ori Heffetz), American Economic Review, 107(5): 81-85.

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.

Sergey Nigai
"A tale of two tails: Productivity distribution and the gains from trade,"
Journal of International Economics, Volume 104, 2017, Pages 44-62, 2017.

Scott Savage
"Market Structure and Broadband Internet Quality,"
(with G. Molnar), Journal of Industrial Economics, 65(1), 2017, 73-10

Shuang Zhang
"Land Reform and Sex Selection in China"
(with Douglas Almond and Hongbin Li). Journal of Political Economy, accepted.

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