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Spring 2019 Guest Speakers

All Seminars held in 452 Snow at 3:30 pm unless noted otherwise.
* indicates "Oswald Distinguished Speaker"

Date Speaker Seminar Title Faculty Host
Sept 4

Nicolai Kuminoff (Arizona State)

Valuing statistical life using seniors' medical spending  Tsvetanov
Sept 13
120 Snow

Jean-Charles Rochet (Geneva)

Insurance Capacity Cornet
Sept 18

Valerie Bostwick (Kansas State)

Semesters or quarters? The effect of the academic calendar on postsecondary student outcomes Slusky

Oct 17*
Kansas Union,
Kansas Room

Steve Hanke A discussion on Economics and everything under the sun Barnett
Oct 30 Brenden Timpe (Nebraska) The Long-Run Effects of America’s First Paid Maternity Leave Policy Slusky
Nov 13 Kathryn Shaw (Stanford)   Ginther
Nov 15 Nori Norikatsu Hiraide (K-State) The Importance of Heterogeneity in Determining the Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements on FDI Tsvetanov
Nov 20 K-State job candidate   Slusky
Nov 22 K-State job candidate   Ginther
Dec 4 K-State job candidate   Slusky
Dec 6 Naafey Sardar (K-State) Do Gas Expenditure Shocks Have Different Effects in Recessions and Expansions Tsvetanov

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