Our faculty, students, and staff help to make the Department of Economics a dynamic, engaging place to work and learn. Learn more about what's going on in, around, and beyond the walls of the Social Sciences Building.
Red Davies 11:40am - 12:55pm,
Social Sciences 111
Russ Roberts (Stanford University, Hoover Institution)
"The Power of Economics"
This is an informal conversation about what we should be teaching our students and what we should not be teaching. He will give some of his ideas based on 30 years in the classroom and his experiences podcasting and using rap videos to teach economics.
3:00pm - 4:00pm, Social Sciences 07
Facutly and PhD students welcome
Gabor Virag (UToronto)
"Dynamic Adverse Selection with Many Types"
3:30pm - 4:45pm, Social Sciences 111
Russ Roberts (Hoover Institution)
"The Real Invisible Hand: Hayek, Smith and Emergent Order"
4:30pm-5:30pm, Westbrook 0014
Umut Dur (NC State)
11:45am - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 113
Huichou Huang (Glasgow)
"The Term Structure of Exchange Rate Predictability: A Tale of Two Scopes"
1:15pm - 2:45pm, Social Sciences 113
Jonathan Meer (Texas A&M)
3:30pm - 5:00pm, Social Sciences 111
Kathy Baylis (UI Urbana-Champaign)
3:15pm - 4:45pm, Cox Multipurpose Room, RTI International
Matias Cattaneo (Michigan)
3:30pm - 5:00pm, Social Sciences 113
Giandomenica Becchio (University of Turin)
"How far away is Vienna from Chicago? The Theoretical and Methodological distance between The Austrian School and Mainstream Economics"
11:50am - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 327
Gina Turrini and Kate Maxwell
12:00pm - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 111