Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule – School of Economics
We are hiring (click here for more details about the open position) and will be hosting numerous seminars as part of our search. As a result, the Spring 2020 Seminar Series will deviate from our standard weekly format. Stay tuned for more details about these talks.
We are excited to support the Libby Lecture Series and look forward to hosting Professor Catherine Kling.
March 26 * Improving water quality: Are economics and the environment always at odds?
Catherine L. Kling, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University (*3 PM, Buchanan Alumni House)
Fall 2019 Seminar Schedule – School of Economics
Friday, Noon to 12:50 PM
201 Winslow Hall
Sept. 13 Sidewalk congestion in a tourist town
Todd Gabe, University of Maine
Sept. 19* Improving water quality: Are economics and the environment always at odds?
Catherine L. Kling, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University (*3 PM, Buchanan Alumni House; postponed)
Sept. 27* Venture capital or public policy for women’s entrepreneurship? Evidence from the regional financial portfolio of U.S. women business owners
Maria Figueroa-Armijos, Kogod School of Business, American University (*3 PM, 201 Winslow Hall)
Oct. 04 Is your machine learning algorithm worth application in pharmaceutical industry?
Ewa Kleczyk, VP Client Analytics at Symphony Health
Oct. 11 The New England Public Policy Center: A profile of the work by the Boston Fed’s Applied Economics and Policy Research Group
Darcy Saas, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Oct. 21* Hidden energy: Agriculture’s long-term sustainability
Geoff Cunfer, University of Saskatchewan (*3 PM, Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall)
Nov. 01 Does wealth inequality increase virtue signaling? The case of female genital cutting in Sub-Saharan Africa
Lindsey Novak, Colby College
Nov. 08 Gender differences in entrepreneurial startups
Andrew Crawley, University of Maine
Nov. 22 Extension + Economics = Maine’s Future
Hannah Carter, University of Maine
Dec. 06 Assessing economic change in rural communities using small and big data
Kathleen P. Bell, University of Maine
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