Seminar Series

The economics department hosts a regular seminar series bi-weekly where economists from area universities present their research, visit, and interact with colleagues.

All seminars are held in Sellinger Hall 318 unless noted otherwise. 

Current Schedule

Fall 2018

Seminars are from noon – 1 p.m. in Sellinger Hall 318

Date and Time Speaker Title
October 3 Alex Henke
(Howard University)
TBA
October 24 Jordan Neyland
(George Mason University)
TBA
November 14 Andrew Samuel, Jeremy Schwartz, and Kerry Tan
(Loyola University Maryland)
 Licensing and the informal economy: theory and evidence from Baltimore City 
November 28 Lena Ogrokhina
(Lafayette University)
TBA

Past Seminars

Fall 2017

Date and Time Speaker Title
September 27, 2017 –
10 a.m.
Fabio Mendes
(Loyola University Maryland)
October 4, 2017 –
10 a.m.
Murat Mungan
(George Mason University)
“Reducing crime through expungements”
October 18, 2017 –
10 a.m.
Delina Agnosteva
(Drexel University)
“Trade-promoting and welfare enhancing cartels?”
November 29, 2017 –
10 a.m.
Nune Hovhannisyan
(Loyola University Maryland)


Spring 2017

Date Speaker Title
February 8, 2017  Carola Binder
(Haverford College) 
"Interest Rate Prominence in Consumer Decisionmaking" 
February 22, 2017
Michael Curran
(Villanova University)
“Real Exchange Rate Persistence and Country Characteristics”
March 22, 2017
Srikanth Ramamurthy
(Loyola University Maryland) 
 
April 5, 2017
Richard McGowan
(Boston College, visiting professor at Loyola University Maryland)
 “Internet gambling and fantasy sports”
April 19, 2017
Kerry Tan
(Loyola University Maryland) 
 

Fall 2016

Date Speaker Title
September 28, 2016
Robert Kulick
(University of Maryland)
“Horizontal Mergers, Prices and Productivity”
October 26, 2016
Andrew Samuel and Jeremy Schwartz
(Loyola University Maryland)
“Audit compliance and earnings management in oligopolies: theory and evidence”
November 2, 2016 Bryan McCannon
(West Virginia University)
“The Impact of Microfinance on Pro-Social Behaviors: Evidence from Uganda”

Fall 2014

Date Speaker Title
September 23, 2014 Chris Kilby
(Villanova University)
"With a Little Help from My Friends: Global Electioneering and World Bank Lending"
October 21, 2014 Ahmen Rahman
(U.S. Naval Academy) 
November 15, 2014 Jeremy Schwartz
(Loyola University Maryland) 

December 2, 2014 Ben Leiberman   

Fall 2013

Date Speaker Title
September 27, 2013 John Burger and Jeremy Schwartz
(Loyola University Maryland) 
Jobless recoveries” 
October 18, 2013 Facundo Sepulveda
(University of Santiago, Chile)  
 
November 1, 2013 Jeremy Schwartz
(Loyola University Maryland)  
 
November 15, 2013 Nune Hovhannisyan
(Loyola University Maryland)