VeZolles Public Lecture, 2019

by Professor John List (University of Chicago)


Monday, April 22, 2019
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Session with graduate students, CA 438.
  • 4:00-5:00 p.m. Reception on the lower level of the Campus Center.  Everyone is welcome.
  • 5:00-6:00 p.m. The public lecture, same location.

Robert Sandy Economics Seminar (2018-2019)

meets on Thursday from 4:15pm to 5:45pm in the seminar room (438) of Cavanaugh Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Organizer: Vidhura S B W Tennekoon (


Health Economics Seminar (2018-2019)

meets on Friday from 11:30am to 1:00pm in Room 209 of Cavanaugh Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Organizer: Anne Royalty (   

  • Sep 7, Aparna Soni (Indiana University), Health Insurance, Price Changes, and the Demand for Pain Relief Drugs: Evidence from Medicare Part D
  • Oct 5, Wondi Manalew (IUPUI)
  • Oct 11 (Thursday), Zach Sheff (IUPUI)
  • Oct 19, Victoria Perez (Indiana University, SPEA), TBA
  • Nov 30, Daniel Asfaw (IUPUI)
  • Dec 7, Taul Cheong (IUPUI)
  • Feb, 15, Tim Moore, (Purdue University), Opioid use, health and crime: Insights from a rapid reduction in heroin supply
  • Feb 22, Sayeh Nikpay, (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine), Medicaid expansions and hospital safety-net subsidies of medicine
  • Feb 28, Kevin Thom (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Smoking, genes, and health
  • Mar 21, Dean Lillard (Ohio State University), Understanding the correlation between alzheimer’s disease polygenic risk, wealth, and the composition of wealth holdings
  • Mar 28, Robert Rosenman (Washington State University), How much does merit aid actually matter? Revisiting merit aid and college enrollment when some students “come anyway”
  • Apr 4, Yaa Akosa Antwi (Johns Hopkins University), TBA
  • Apr 19, Rusty Tchernis (Georgia State University), Measuring the spatial distribution of health rankings in the United States
  • Apr 26, Chris Cronin, (University of Notre Dame), TBA

Economic Theory Workshop (2018-2019)

meets on Friday from 9:00am to 10:15am in Room 211 of Cavanaugh Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Organizer: Subir Chakrabarti (

  • Sep 28, Jyoti Sarkar (IUPUI, Mathematics), Optimal Preventive Replacement under a Shock-Recovery-Degradation Model
  • Nov 2, Jaesoo Kim, Incentive contracts with favoritism and discrimination
  • Nov 16, Subir Chakrabarti, Markov equilibrium in asynchronous stochastic games
  • Nov 30, Vidhura Tennekoon, Estimating WTP in a double bounded contingent valuation setting
  • Dec 7, Henry Mak, Oligopolistic selection