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The University of Texas at Arlington

Economics

Workshop Series Spring 2010

Date Presenter Topic Host

Jan. 22
(3:30)

Sarah Jacobson
(Georgia St U)

The Girl Scout Cookie Phenomenon: Peer Pressure in Grassroots Fundraising

Crowder 

Jan. 29

Gregory DeAngelo
(U Colo, Denver)

Life and Death in the Fast Lane: Police Enforcement and Roadway Safety

Crowder 

Feb. 5

 

Feb. 8
(Mon 2:30)

Ron Cheung
(Florida St U)

Voters Hold the Key: Lock-in, Leviathan & Local Political Economy

Crowder 

Feb. 12
(2:00)

Rehim KiliƧ
(GA Tech)

Long Memory and Nonlinearity in Conditional Variances: A Smooth Transition FIGARCH Model

Crowder 
Feb. 19  

 

 
Feb. 26      
Mar. 5

Joshua Price
(Cornell)

The Effect of Instructor Gender and Race on Student Persistence in STEM Fields

Crowder 
Mar. 12      

Mar. 19

 

Spring break

 
Mar. 26      

Apr. 2
Rm 149

Steven Wiggins
(Texas A&M)

Testing Theories of Scarcity Pricing in the Airline Industry 

Ward 

Apr. 9      
Apr. 16      

Apr. 23
Postponed

Paroma Sanyal
(Brandies U)

Innovation, R&D and Managerial Compensation

Yasar 

Apr 30
Rm 149

Charles North
(Baylor U)

Understanding Religious Choice: A Product Attributes Model Application 

Ward 

May 7

 

   



The usual day, location and time is Friday, Room 609 of the Business Building from 3:00 to 4:30.  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 mikeward@uta.edu.  Also, contact Mike Ward at mikeward@uta.edu if you wish to present at the UT Arlington Economics Workshop. 

last updated February 26, 2010

Fall 2009 Workshops