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Economics Spring Ceremony 2017

Upcoming Events

2017-18 Seminar Series
Friday, December 1–Sophia Berto Villas-Boas, University of California Berkeley. Random Utility Structural Demand Models to Infer the Value of Quality Information.
All seminars are held in ECON 5 from 3:00–4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted, view the complete schedule.

Fall 2017 Classes
Fall classes end on Thursday, December 14. You can check out other important dates on the Academic Calendar.

Department of Economics
Winter 2017 Commencement

The department winter commencement ceremony will be December 21, 2017, 2:30–4:00 p.m in Muenzinger E050. Doors open at 2:00 p.m. and refreshments will be served.


Highlights

Creative Perspectives on International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment: A Celebration to Honor James Markusen, University Distinguished Professor
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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