W&L/VMI Seminar Series Upcoming Seminars

The W&L/VMI Economics Seminar Series meets weekly for scholars to present original research from all fields of economics. Speakers include W&L faculty from economics and other disciplines as well as researchers from other universities. All interested students, faculty, and community members are welcome to attend.

Winter 2017

*All take place in Huntley 230 at 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

January 20

Fernando Ferrari Filho, "Macroeconomic Policies and Structural Reforms to the Brazilian Economy"

Alexandre Rivas, "Economic Valuation and Environmental Perception Associated with Extreme Hydrological Events in the Rio Negro"

January 27

Andria Smythe, Randolph College, "The Impact of Entering College During a Downturn: A Competing Risk Analysis"

February 10

Michael Murphree, University of South Carolina

February 16

*Thursday, 3:15-4:15pm, Hillel 101 Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University

March 24

Shakun Mago, University of Richmond, "Best of Five Contests: Can Women Endure?"

March 31

Kate LeMasters, UNC

April 7

David Toomey, W&L, "'Your True Nature Calling': Identifying Within-Subject Correlations and Behavioral Typologies from Experimental Games"

May 5

David Ribar, University of Melbourne


Convenor: Chris Handy (handyc@wlu.edu)

Previous seminars are listed here.