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Workshop Series Spring 2006

Date Presenter Topic Materials
Jan. 13
1:30 pm
Aaron Smallwood
(U Oklahoma)
"How Does the Modeling Choice Affect Deviations from Purchasing Power Parity?" Paper
Jan. 20
2:30 pm
Wei Dong
(U Wisconsin)
"Expenditure Switching Effect and the Exchange Rate Regime Debate" Paper
Jan. 27
1:30 pm
Wei Xiao
(U New Orleans)
"Increasing Returns and the Design of Interest Rate Rules" Paper
Feb. 3
1:30 pm
C. Y. Choi
(U New Hampshire)
"Heterogeneity in the Persistence of Relative Prices: What Do the Japanese Cities Tell Us" Paper
Feb. 8 (Wed)
Sinchan Mitra
(Wash U)
"International Business Cycles: An Unobserved Components Approach" Paper
Feb. 20 (Mon)
Julian Diaz
(U Minn)
"Can Enforcement Constraints Explain Capital Flows After Financial Liberalizations?" Paper

Feb. 24
1:30 pm
Felicia Ionescu
(U Iowa)
"The Effect of the Federal Student Loan Program on College Enrollment and Default Rates" Paper
Mar. 3
Mar. 10
Mar. 17 Spring Break
Mar. 24
Mar. 31
Courtney LaFountain
"Fiscal Consequences of Public Corruption International Evidence" Paper
April 7
April 14
April 21
April 28
1:30 pm
Luke Froeb
(Vanderbilt U)
"Post-Merger Product Repositioning" Paper
May 5
COB 138
Cagatay Koc
"Health Status and Moral Hazard Effects: Results on the Welfare Implications of Health Insurance" Paper

The usual location and time is Room 609 of the Business Building at 1:30 to 3:00.  Travel and related expenses for speakers from out-of-town 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 Mar. 27, 2006

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Fall 2005
Spring 2005
Fall 2004