Graduate Seminar Schedule

Fall 2016 Seminar Series (Econ798)

Seminars are scheduled for Wednesdays from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in DuSable Hall, Room 280 unless noted otherwise.

Please check this page often for updates to the schedule.


August 24

Graduate Student Orientation  

August 31

Department Meeting 

September 7

Graduate Student Title IX Training


September 14

Department Meeting  

September 21

Soroosh Azizi Northern Illinois University "Altruism: Primary Motivation of Remittances"

September 28

Paul Stroik Northern Illinois University

"Environmental Spillovers from Domestic Foreign
Investment to Chilean Manufacturing Firms"

October 5

NIU Student Seminar
Practice for IEA Meetings

October 12

Manisha Shah UCLA "Workfare and Human Capital Investment:
Evidence from India"

October 14

Kuntal Das University of Canterbury, NZ TBA

October 26

Shawn Osell Northern Illinois University TBA

November 2

NIU Grad Student
Seminars Practice
For Meetings 

November 9

Uche Ekhator Northern Illinois University "Health Insurance Eligibility and Health Outcomes of
Under-five Year Olds in Nigeria"

November 16

Joyce Chen Ohio State University "Migration, Household Bargaining, and Human Capital".

November 23

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 30

Abraham Asfaw Northern Illinois University Job Market Paper

December 7