Spring 2025

DateLocationSpeakerTopic
Friday, April 4th @ 3:00 pmKirby 103Michael Dinerstein,
Assistant Professor,
Duke University
TBA

Fall 2024

DateLocationSpeakerTopic
Monday, September 23rd @ 3:00 pmKirby 103Camelia Minoiu, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta“Bank financing of global supply chains”
Friday, October 11th @ 3:00 pmKirby 103Tamara Sheldon, Associate Professor,
Darla Moore School of Business
 “Wildfires, Smoke Pollution, and Household Purchasing Behaviors” 
Thursday, November 7thKirby B02 Paul Ferraro,
Professor,
John Hopkins
TBA
Wednesday, November 20th
@ 3:00 pm
Kirby 103Santiago Perez, Associate Professor,
UC Davis
TBA

Spring 2024

DateLocationSpeakerTopic
Friday, April 5th
@ 3:00 pm
Kirby B02John Haltiwanger
University of Maryland
“Whither Technological Innovation, Business Dynamism and Productivity”
Friday, April 12th
@ 3:00 pm
Kirby 103Matthias Kehrig
Duke Unviversity
“Within-firm and between-firm job flows and productivity” 
Wednesday, April 17th @ 3:30 pmKirby 103Michael Owyang
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
https://research.stlouisfed.org/econ/owyang 
Friday, April 26th @ 3:00 pmKirby 104Ariell Zimran
 Vanderbilt University
TBA

Fall 2023

DateLocationSpeakerTopic
Friday, September 15th
@ noon
Junior Faculty Workshop
Kirby 103Brian Marein
Wake Forest University
Economics
“Narrow paths out of poverty and educational demand: Evidence from the Dominican baseball”
Friday, September 22nd
@ 3:00 pm
Kirby 103Imke Reimers
Cornell University
“A Framework for Detection, Measurement, and Welfare Analysis of Platform Bias”
Friday, September 29th
@ 3:00 pm
Kirby 103Jonathan Williams
University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill
“Steering Incentives of Gatekeepers in the Telecommunications Industry”
Friday, October 6th @ 11 am
Junior Faculty Workshop
Manchester 121Aeimit Lakdawala
Wake Forest University
“Partisan Bias in Professional Macroeconomics Forecasts”
Friday, October 20th @ 12 pm
Junior Faculty Workshop
Kirby 103Leah Lakdawala Wake Forest University “Frosty Climate, Icy Relationships: Frosts and Intimate Partner Violence in Peru
Friday, November 10th @ 12 pm Junior Faculty WorkshopKirby 103Aeimit Lakdawala and Andre Mouton Wake Forest University“Partisan Bias in Professional Macroeconomic Forecasts” and “What Drives West German Wage Sorting?” 
Monday, November 13th
@ 3:15 pm
Kirby 103Kurt Lunsford
Federal Reserve
Bank of Cleveland
Business Cycles and Low-Frequency Fluctuations in the US Unemployment Rate (clevelandfed.org) 
Friday, December 1st
@ 3:00 pm
Kirby 103Adrienne Lucas
University of Delaware
 “Learning Beyond School: Another Chance for Out of School Adolescent Girls in Pakistan”

Spring 2023

DateLocationSpeakerTopic
March 15th
@ 3:30 pm
Kirby 103Ezgi Cengiz
NC State
“Is Traditional Advertising Effective?
New Evidence from
Mass-produced Lager Beer in the U.S.”
April 7th
@ 3:30 pm
Kirby 103
Paul Gaggl
UNC Charlotte
“Structural Change in Production Networks and Economic Growth”
April 14th
@ 2:00 pm
Kirby 102Marie Hull
UNC Greensboro
“Public Insurance Coverage and Child Development: Evidence from Medicaid and CHIP Expansions”
April 19th
@ 3:30 pm
Kirby 103Noémie Pinardon-Touati 
Columbia University
“The Crowding Out Effect of Local Government Debt: Micro-and Macro-Estimates.”
April 24th
@ 3:30 pm
Kirby 103Kevin Roberts
Duke University
“Firm Pay Policy and the Personal Labor Market Experiences of Business Owners”

Fall 2022

DateLocationSpeakerTopic
August 31st
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby 103Aeimit Lakdawala
Wake Forest University
“Partisan Bias in Professional Macroeconomic Forecasts”
September 7
@
3:30 p.m.
Virtual
Derek Lemoine 
University of Arizona
“Informationally Efficient Climate Policy: Designing Markets to Measure and Price Externalities”
September 12
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby B02Gary A. Hoover
Tulane University
“Plagiarism in the Social Sciences”
September 20
@
3:15 p.m.
Manchester 229Viral Acharya
New York University
“Liquidity Dependence: Why Shrinking Central Bank Balance Sheets is an Uphill Task
September 28
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby 103André Mouton
Wake Forest University
“Partial Job Automation”
October 3
@
4 p.m.
Kirby 103Maria-Jose Carreras-Valle
Purdue University
“Increasing Inventories:  The Role of Delivery Times”
October 12
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby 103Andreea Rotarescu
Wake Forest University
“Estimating Dynamic Spillover Effects along Multiple Networks in a Linear Panel Model”
November 9
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby 103Laura Castillo-Martinez
Duke University
“Firm Exit and Financial Frictions”
November 16
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby 103Leah Lakdawala and
Alex Yu
Wake Forest University
“Extreme Cold and Political Trust: Evidence from the Peruvian Highlands” and
“Identifying Chronic Traffic-related Air Pollution’s Causal Effects on COVID-19 Outcomes: Beware Correlation Between Demographics and Local Air Quality”.
November 30
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby 103Daisoon Kim
NC State University
“Aggregate Fluctuations from Clustered Micro Shocks”

Spring 2022

DateLocationSpeakerTopic
April 11
@
10 a.m. EST
VirtualLuis Aguiar
 University of Zurich
“Digitization and the Gender Gap in Product Ratings: Evidence from the Movies”

Fall 2021

DateLocationSpeakerTopic
September 22
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby B02Robyn Meeks
 Duke University
“Smart Meters and the Benefits from Electricity Quality Improvements”
September 27
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby B02Peter Arcidiacono 
Duke University
“Equilibrium Grade Inflation with Implications for Female Interest in STEM Majors”
October 5
@
11 a.m.
VirtualAlessandro Tarozzi 
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE
“The Rise and Fall of SES Gradients in Heights around the World”
November 29
@
3:30 p.m.
Kirby B02Francis Wong
 UC Berkeley/NBER
“Racial Disparities in Housing Returns”

Spring 2021

DateLocationSpeakerTopic
February 8
@
10 a.m.
VirtualChristian Peukert 
University of Lausanne
“Digitization and Market Efficiency: Evidence from Bookpublishing Deals”
February 23
@
3:30 p.m.
VirtualTatyana Deryugina 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Pollution and Mortality in the United States: Evidence from 1972-1988”
March 17
@
3:30 p.m.
VirtualPaul Rhode 
University of Michigan
“Slave Productivity in Cotton Picking” with Alan Olmstead
March 31
@
3:30 p.m.
VirtualCeleste Carruthers 
University of Tennesee-Knoxville
““Free College” Promises, High School Achievement, and College Enrollment” with Jonathon Attridge
April 28
@
3:30 p.m.
VirtualAnusha Chari 
UNC-Chapel Hill
“Capital Flows in Risky Times: Risk-on/Risk-off and Emerging Market Tail Risk”