Spring 2009 Seminar Schedule

Seminars | January 5, 2009

The Spring 2009 Seminar Series schedule is now posted. Please visit our Seminar archive to see previous speakers and topics.

Spring 2009

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
January 23 If Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness, How could Happiness still be Contingent on Money? Resolving the Happiness Paradox Elias L. Khalil Monash University
January 30 Does the Nature of Spillovers Matter? An Investigation into the Implications of Spillover Directionality in Research and Development Efforts Andrew Gillen Florida State Univeristy
February 6 Lost in the Mail: A Field Experiment on Crime Ragan Petrie Georgia State University
February 13 Divergent Opinions James Andreoni University of California, San Diego
February 20 Concatenate Coordination and Mutual Coordination Daniel Klein George Mason University
February Competition and the Ratchet Effect Marie-Claire Villeval IZA, Universite de Lyon
April 3 Stress-Testing Institutional Arrangements via Agent-Based Modeling: Illustrative Results for U.S. Electric Power Markets Leigh Tesfatsion Iowa State University
April 10 From Perception to action: an Economic model of brain process Isabelle Brocas University of Southern California
April 17 Social Preferences and the Brain Functional and Structural Evidence Bernd Weber University of Bonn
April 24 Estimating Aversion to Uncertainty Glenn W. Harrison University of Central Florida
May 1 The Chinese Miracle: Causes, Problems and Future Xingyuan Feng Cathay Institute of Public Affairs

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