Graduate Seminar Schedule
Fall 2015 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 26, 2015 - Graduate Student Meeting
September 2, 2015 - Abraham Asfaw, Northern Illinois University, “Does Prescription Drug Insurance Cause Moral
Hazard Among the Sick? Evidence from Medicare Part D”.
September 9, 2015 - Faculty Meeting
The following are Co-Sponsored with the Graduate School:
September 25, 2015 (FRIDAY) - Yiming Qian, University of Iowa, "Pre-Market Trading and IPO Prices".
September 30, 2015 - Muhammad Quibria, Morgan State University, "Governance and Development: An Asian
October 7, 2015 - AKM Mahbub Morshed, Southern Illinois University, "Unconditional Convergence of Labor
Productivity in the Service Sector" (this research is co-authored with
Bisrat Kinfemichael (SIU)).
October 28, 2015 - Carlos Pulido Hernandez, Northern Illinois University, "Oil Shocks, Political Groups and
Current Account: the Case of OPEC"
November 11, 2015 - Harlan Holt, Northern Illinois University, "The Welfare Effects of Bubble Policy: Risk
Aversion in a Rational Greater Fool Bubble Model"