CBPP/IFREE Seminar Series

Date Speaker Title Time/Place
SEPTEMBER 2020
September 4, 2020
(Friday)
Tyler Cowen
George Mason University
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
“TBD”
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
TBD
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
SEPTEMBER 2019
September 27, 2019
(Friday)
Todd L. Cherry
Appalachian State University
Department of Economics
“Behavioral insights on carbon tax aversion: evidence from the lab and field”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
OCTOBER
October 25, 2019
(Friday)
Lucas Rentschler
Utah State University
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
“Tu mihi soli places: An experiment on the competitiveness of all-pay auctions with private information”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
JANUARY 2020
January 24, 2020
(Friday)
Kyle Hampton
Chapman University
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
“TBD”
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
FEBRUARY
February 21, 2020
(Friday)
Vernon Smith
Chapman University
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics and Dale E. Fowler School of Law
“TBD”
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 316
MARCH
March 19, 2020
(Thursday)
Brock Smith
Montana State University
Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics
“TBD”
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
March 20, 2020
(Friday)
Diane Charlton
Montana State University
Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics
“TBD”
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
APRIL
April 10, 2020
(Friday)
Bjorn Vollan 
Philipps-Universität Marburg 
School of Business and Economics   
“TBD”
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
April 17, 2020
(Friday)
Danila Serra
Texas A&M University
Department of Economics
“TBD”
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
April 24, 2020
(Friday)
Eli Fenichel
Yale University
School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
“TBD”
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
SEPTEMBER 2018
September 7, 2018
(Friday)
Carola Grebitus
Arizona State University
W. P. Carey Morrison School of Agribusiness
“Using eye tracking to investigate the effect of decision strategies on choice-making”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
September 21, 2018
(Friday)
Maroš Servátka
Macquarie University
Graduate School of Management
“Procrastination in charitable giving”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
OCTOBER
October 26, 2018
(Friday)
Joseph Little
University of Alaska Fairbanks
School of Management
“Fire on the frontier: Understanding Alaskan homeowner preferences for wildfire risk mitigation”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
NOVEMBER
November 7, 2018
(Wednesday)
Cary Deck
The University of Alabama
Department of Economics, Finance, and Legal Studies
“The Effects of Different Cognitive Manipulations on Economic Decision Making”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
JANUARY 2019
January 25, 2019
(Friday)
Jason Shogren
University of Wyoming
Department of Economics
“Strategic Ignorance of Health Risk—Its Causes and Policy Consequences”
Read Abstract
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
FEBRUARY
February 8, 2019
(Friday)
Grant Jacobsen
University of Oregon
School of Planning, Public Policy and Management
“Long Run Effects of Resource Booms on People (not Places)”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 204
February 15, 2019
(Friday)
Kelcie Ralph
Rutgers University
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
“Childhood Car Access: Long-term Consequences for Education, Employment, and Earnings”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
February 22, 2019
(Friday)
Walter Yuan
MobLab
“MobLab – A playground for Decisions”
Read Abstract
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
MARCH
March 22, 2019
(Friday)
Michael Bates
University of California Riverside
Department of Economics
“Do Learning Communities Increase First Year College Retention? Testing the External Validity of Randomized Control Trials”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
March 29, 2019
(Friday)
Stephan Kroll
Colorado State University
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
“The Interaction of Markets for Temporary and Permanent Water Transfers: An Experimental Analysis”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
APRIL
April 5, 2019
(Friday)
Tim Salmon
South Methodist University
Department of Economics
“Help, Sabotage and Team Composition”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
April 12, 2019
(Friday)
Brooks Kaiser
University of Southern Denmark
Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics
“Growth, Transition, and Decline in Resource Based Socio-Ecological Systems”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
RH 316
April 26, 2019
(Friday)
Jacob Hochard
Eastern Carolina University
Department of Economics
“Anticipating Mother Nature: Uncertain Hurricane Forecasts Impair Birth Outcomes”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
AUGUST 2017
August 25, 2017
(Friday)
Catherine Eckel
Texas A&M University
Department of Economics
“Shopping for Trust: Inferring Trustworthiness in an Experimental Trust Game”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
SEPTEMBER
September 1, 2017
(Friday)
Philip Grossman
Monash University
Department of Economics
“The Influence of Leader Reputation on Followers’ Response to Cheap Talk Messages”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
September 8, 2017
(Friday)
Brock Smith
Montana State University
Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics
“Left in the Dark? Oil and Rural Poverty”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
OCTOBER
October 5, 2017
(Thursday)
David Finnoff
Wyoming University
Department of Economics
“Catastrophic Risk: Waking Up to the Reality of a Pandemic?”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
October 20, 2017
(Friday)
Mana Komai
St. Cloud State University
Department of Economics
“Impact of Social Identity and Inequality on Antisocial Behaviour”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
DECEMBER
December 12, 2017
(Tuesday)
Nick Feltovich
Monash University
Department of Economics
“Is Earned Bargaining Power More Fully Exploited?”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
FEBRUARY 2018
February 23, 2018
(Friday)
Rodolfo M. Nayga Jr.
University of Arkansas
Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
“Cognitive Ability and Bidding Behavior in Second Price Auctions: An Experimental Study”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
MARCH
March 2, 2018
(Friday)
Steve Miller
University of Minnesota
Department of Applied Economic
“Tree-based Estimation of Heterogeneous Dynamic Policy Effects”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
March 30, 2018
(Friday)
Dale Manning
Colorado State University
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
“Effects of Severance Tax on Economic Activity: Evidence from the Oil Patch”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
APRIL
April 6, 2018
(Friday)
Rachel Croson
Michigan State University
College of Social Science
“Social Influence in Charitable Giving”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
April 13, 2018
(Friday)
Richard Patterson
United States Military Academy at West Point
Department of Social Sciences
“Retirement Contribution Rate Nudges: Evidence from the Field”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303
April 20, 2018
(Friday)
Atin Basu Choudhary
Virginia Military Institute
Department of Economics and Business
“Predicting Civil Conflict”
Read Abstract
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Rasmuson Hall 303