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Workshop Series Fall 2005

Date Presenter Topic Materials
Sept. 9
Room 142
Darren Grant
"Zero Tolerance Drinking and Driving Laws Don't Work" Paper
Sept. 16
Sept. 23 
Sept. 30
Room 142
James Bang
"The Role of 'Institutions' in Privatization: Is Efficiency Attainable?" Small Paper
Full Paper
Oct. 7
Oct. 14 
1:30 PM
Room 609
Ernan Haruvy
"Market Design for Procurement: Empirical and theoretical investigation of buyer-determined multi-attribute mechanisms" Paper
Oct. 21
Room 609
Shushanik Papanyan
"The Transmission of Permanent Shocks between Europe, Japan and the U.S." Paper
Oct. 28
Nov. 4 
1:30 PM
Room 609
Michael Baye
(U Indiana)
"Estimating Firm-Level Demand at a Price Comparison Site: Accounting for Shoppers and the Number of Competitors" Paper
Nov. 11
Monday, Nov. 21
Room 609
Mike Ward
"Rationalizing the E-Rate: The Effects of Subsidizing IT in Education" Paper
Nov. 25 Thanksgiving
Dec. 2 
1:30 PM
Room 609
Shilpi Bihari & 
Barry J. Seldon
"The Effect of Government Advertising Policies on the Market Power of Cigarette Firms" Paper

The usual location and time is Room 609 of the Business Building at 1:30 to 3:00 for outside speakers.  Workshops for internal speakers are held as brown bags at noon (BYO lunch).  Travel and related expenses for out-of-town speakers are generously underwritten by the Kuemmerlein Fund.  To be placed on the workshop email list, contact Mike Ward at  Also, contact Mike Ward at if you wish to present at the UTA Economics Workshop. 

last updated Nov. 15, 2005

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