Eagle Econ

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Seminar - Tristan Coughlin

The Economics Department invites you to our next seminar on Friday, October 24th (3:30 room 203).  Tristan Coughlin (Augustana College), a UW-L alum, will present "A Decomposition of the Causes of Intergenerational Income Transmission."

Monday, November 11, 2013

Seminar: Sanjukta Roy

Dr. Sanjukta Roy will present on Friday, Nov 15 at 3:30 in room 203. The title of the paper is "Risk Factors for Domestic violence: an empirical analysis for Indian States."

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Seminar: Professor Laura Middlesworth

The next seminar in the Economics Department Seminar Series will be this Friday, October 25th, at 3:30 in room 122. Dr. Laura Middlesworth (UW Eau Claire) will present "Now-casting Local Economic Indicators Using Mixed-Frequency Data." Please invite your students in upper level classes.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Shut Down.

Estimates of the consequences of the shut down.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

The Fed Surprise

As an exercise for the macro student, watch this video starting around minute 30. The video is a brief Q&A with Narayana Kocherlakota, the President of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank.

Then make a prediction for monetary policy going forward.
A) The Fed Tapers or
B) The Fed Waits.

Then read what happened here.

Surprised?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Monday, September 16, 2013

Seminar: Professor Claude Diebolt

The first seminar of the 2013-14 academic year is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24th at 4:00 pm in room 122 Wimberly Hall. Professor Claude Diebolt (University of Strasbourg) will present "Where do students go? Allocation of talents and career paths in the long run." Upper division students are encouraged to attend.