Robert Sandy Economics Seminar (2017-2018)

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

Organizer: Jaesoo Kim (


Health Economics Seminar (2017-2018)

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

Organizer: Henry Mak (   

  • Oct 18 (Wed), Sumedha Gupta (IUPUI), Fighting the opioid crisis: Large Lessons from Kentucky
  • Oct 27, Biniyam Yemane (IUPUI), The Education-Health Gradient, Pathways and Spillovers:  New Evidence from a Natural Experiment.
  • Nov 17, Seth Freedman (Indiana University, SPEA), Docs with their Eyes on the Clock? The Effect of Time Pressures on the Delivery of Low-Value Services.
  • Dec 1, Phil De Cicca (Ball State University), Cowboys and Indians: Quasi-experimental evidence on cigarette brand loyalty
  • Jan 16, John Hao (IUPUI), Causal analysis using two-part models: A general framework for specification, estimation and inference
  • Jan 19, Shichao Tang (IUPUI), Specification, estimation and testing of treatment effects in multinomial outcome models: Dealing with endogeneity and independence from irrelevant alternatives
  • Feb 9, Kurt Lavetti (Ohio State University), TBA

Economic Theory Workshop (2017-2018)

meets on Friday from 9:00am to 10:15am in Room 237 of Cavanaugh Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Organizer: Subir Chakrabarti (

  • Sep 29, Jyoti Sarkar (IUPUI, Math department), A search algorithm for the best candidate
  • Oct 6, Henry Mak (IUPUI), Pro-Social Motivation and Incentives
  • Oct 13, Jaesoo Kim (IUPUI), Beyond Monetary Incentives
  • Nov 3, Jyoti Sarkar (IUPUI, Math department), A Test of mean-variance efficiency of Financial Portfolio
  • Nov 10, Subir Chakrabarti (IUPUI), Stationary equilibrium strategies in stochastic games : semi-Markov strategies
  • Nov 17, Vidhura Tennekoon (IUPUI), Measurement error in binary independent variables