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The following information is for Department of Economics seminars. Department seminars are generally held in the Economics Conference Room, SSH 1113.The department has regular seminar series in Applied Microeconomics, Microeconomics Theory, Macroeconomics / International Economics and Econometrics and seminar series that meet in selected quarters in Economic History and Economy, Justice and Society. In addition the department has brownbag workshops including Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. Other economics-related seminars on the U.C.-Davis campus are sponsored by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Institute of Governmental Affairs, and the Agricultural History Center.



Economic History

Meets Tuesday 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Alain Naef (UC Berkeley)
"Blowing against the Wind? A Narrative Approach to Central Bank Foreign Exchange Intervention".
Ariell Zimran (Vanderbilt U)
Andrea Matranga (Chapman U)
Luke Stein (Arizona State U)
Emily Nix (University of Southern California)
Dan Gross (Harvard Business School)

Environment and Energy

Industrial Organization

Meets Wednesday 4:10pm – 5:30pm

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Macroeconomics/International Economics

Meets Wednesday 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Oleg Itskhoki (Princeton University)
"Granular Comparative Advantage"
Monica Morlacco (USC)
“Market Power in Input Markets: Theory and Evidence from French Manufacturing”
Kirill Borusyak (University College London)
"The Distributional Effects of Trade: Theory and Evidence from the United States"
Pablo Ottonello (University of Michigan and NYU)
"Financial Heterogeneity and the Investment Channel of Monetary Policy"
Gordon Hanson (UC San Diego)
Ben Moll (Princeton University)
"Uneven Growth: Automation's Impact on Income and Wealth Inequality"
Andres Drenik (Columbia University)
Natalia Ramondo (UC San Diego)
Christina Patterson (MIT)
Jonathan Vogel (UCLA)

Public Finance - Labor Economics

Meets Thursday 3:40 pm - 5:00 pm
Thomas Dee (Stanford University)
"My Brother's Keeper? The Effects of Targeted Educational Supports"
Na'ama Shenhav (Dartmouth College)
"Long Run Effects of a Temporary Leave Post-Birth: Evidence from the 90's EITC Expansion"
Douglas Miller (Cornell University)
Mark Duggan (Stanford University)
Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern)
Matthew Johnson (Duke)
Miguel Urquiola (Columbia University)




The Economics Department hosts a speaker each quarter to give undergraduate students insight into new topics and research in the field. These one hour talks will be designed for economics majors with an interest in the application of economics to the wider world around them. The seminars will be followed by a reception with department faculty.

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Seminar Calendar