Upcoming Events

Duke Economics encourages collaboration among faculty and students, as well as with the larger research community at Duke, the Triangle area, and beyond. To help facilitate and foster these relationships, the department organizes at least 16 events — workshops and lunch groups — per week during the academic year. Workshops typically bring in external speakers to present papers that are near completion. Lunch groups offer a less formal forum for internal presenters — usually students — to present their works-in-progress. Both workshops and lunch groups are broken down by field. Duke Economics also hosts conferences, economics jamborees for young economists, and visiting scholars through the ERID Visitors Program. Outside of Duke Economics, faculty and students attend events such as the Fuqua Finance Seminar, Triangle Health Economics Workshop, and Triangle Resources and Environmental Economics Seminar.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Piero Conzo (University of Turin & Collegio Carlo Alberto)
"A war is forever: The long-run effects of early exposure to World War II on trust",
3:15pm-4:45pm
Social Sciences 111
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Tyler McCormick (Univ. of Washington)
"Assessing cause of death using verbal autopsies",
3:30pm-5:00pm
Gross Hall 270
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Hayek Lecture Series: Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois at Chicago)
"Free Market Liberalism is Humane",
5:00pm-6:00pm
Social Sciences 139
Friday, February 23, 2018
Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics (DITE) Program
"DITE Fellows Research Presentations: Sebastian Tello Trillo, Molly Jacobs, Jevay Grooms",
9:00am-12:00pm
Social Sciences 113
Friday, February 23, 2018
Alexander Volfovsky (Duke Statistics)
"Causal inference in the presence of networks: randomization and observation.",
10:00am-11:00am
Soc Sci 111
Friday, February 23, 2018
Nivedhitha Subramanian (Duke Sanford School of Public Policy)
"Female Underemployment in Pakistan - Job Attributes and Labor Supply Decisions",
12:00pm-1:00pm
Social Sciences 111
Friday, February 23, 2018
Anirban Basu (Washington)
"Comparing 2SLS vs. 2SRI for Binary Outcomes and Binary Exposures",
2:00pm-3:00pm
1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall (HPM Conference Room), UNC
Monday, February 26, 2018
TBD
11:30am-1:00pm
Social Sciences 111
Monday, February 26, 2018
Utku Unver (Boston College)
"Efficient and Incentive-Compatible Liver Exchange",
3:30pm-4:45pm
Social Sciences 111
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Xian Jiang
"Productivity and misallocation in general equilibrium by David Baqaee and Emmanuel Farhi",
8:45am-9:45am
Social Sciences 113

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