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 (

  • Aug 30, Nick Papageorge (Johns Hopkins University), Genetic endowments and wealth inequality
  • Sep 6, Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm (IUPUI), Lift and shift: The effect of fundraising interventions in charity space and time
  • Sep 20, Trevor Gallen (Purdue University), Are income differences driven by talent or tastes? Implications for redistributive taxation
  • Sep 27, Sean Murphy (Cornell University), Will converting naloxone to over-the-counter status increase pharmacy sales?
  • Oct 25, Michael Darden (Johns Hopkins University), Rational self-medication
  • Nov 8, Benjamin Cowan (Washington State University), College access and adult health
  • Feb 7, Nilesh Fernando (University of Notre dame), TBA
  • Mar 21, Dean Lillard (Ohio State University), TBA
  • Apr 4, Yaa Akosa Antwi (Johns Hopkins University), TBA
  • Apr 11, Robert Rosenman (Washington State University), TBA
  • Apr 18, Rusty Tchernis (Georgia State University), TBA


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)

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