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Seminar Series

The economics seminar generally meets on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to noon in SSPA room 204, unless otherwise noted. For more information please contact Dr. Chen Ng at
Seminar Series Archive – click here to see our past topics and speakers.

FALL 2016

Friday, September 9, 11:00 a.m. – noon
Teresa Molina, University of Southern California
“Pollution, Ability, and Gender-Specific Investment Responses to Shocks”

Friday, September 23, 11:00 a.m. – noon
Brian Asquith, University of California Irvine
“Rent Control and Evictions: Evidence from San Francisco”

Friday, September 30, 11:00 a.m. – noon
Kelsey O’Connor, University of Southern California
“Happier People are Less Likely to Become Unemployed: Evidence from Longitudinal Data in the U.S. and Germany”

Friday, October 14, 11:00 a.m. – noon
Ian Burn, University of California Irvine
“Pride, Prejudice, and Wages: An Empirical Assessment of Models of Taste-Based Discrimination for Gay Men”

Tuesday, October 18, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Location: PSY-150

Dr. Ellis Tallman, Director of Research, Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank
“Monetary Policy with a Large Balance Sheet: Lessons from US Financial History”

Friday, October 28, 11:00 a.m. – noon
Jacob Meyer, California State University, Long Beach and Claremont Graduate University
“Expectations, Adjustment, and Economic Fundamentals: Political Institutions as Financial Crisis Determinants”

Friday, November 4, 11:00 a.m. – noon
Dr. Elaine Frey, California State University, Long Beach
“The Economics of Economic Associations”

Friday, December 2, 11:00 a.m. – noon
Dr. Yanling Qi, California State University, Long Beach