Economics and Decision Sciences

Research Seminars

All events will be in Stipes 217 at 2:00 p.m., excepting November 8 and December 6 Seminars (FALL SEMESTER 2013):

Friday, 2/21/2014

Presenter: Dr. Jessica Harriger, Department of Economics and Decision Sciences, WIU
Topic: The Value of Environmental Signaling

Friday, 8/23

Presenter: Mattias Polborn, Professor of Economics and Political Science, UIUC
Topic: Political Polarization
Methodologies: game theory; econometrics

Friday, 10/04

Presenter: Rajeev Goel, Professor of Economics, Illinois State University
Topic: Corruption and Growth
Methodologies: economic theory and econometrics

Friday, 11/01

Presenter: Keva Steadman, Assistant Professor of Economics, Western Illinois University
Topic: Electricity and Economic Growth in Jamaica
Methodology: time series econometrics

Friday, 11/08, 3:00-4:15 p.m.

Presenter: James Boudreau, Assistant Professor of Economics, U of Texas Pan-American
Topic: Economics of Matching Markets
Methodology: matching theory, game theory

Friday, 12/06, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Presenter: Farideh Dehkordi-Vakil, Associate Professor of Decision Sciences, WIU
Topic: Common Statistics Methodological Mistakes in Research and How to Avoid Them
Methodology: statistical methods