Macalester College Economics Department Research Seminar Series

Spring 2021

February 4, 2021

Liang Ding, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics, Macalester College

“Does COVID-19 Make Selective Colleges Less Selective?”

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual, via Zoom

March 4, 2021

Jakina Debnam Guzman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics, Amherst College

“Identity During a Crisis: COVID-19 and Ethnic Divisions in the United States”

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual, via Zoom

April 1, 2021

Tiffany Green, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual, via Zoom

Fall 2020

September 11, 2020

Sasha Indarte ’13, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

“The Impact of Social Insurance on Household Debt”

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual, via Zoom

October 1, 2020

Lindsey Novak, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics, Colby College

“Income Shocks and Social Signaling: Evidence from Female Genital Cutting”

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual, via Zoom

November 5, 2020

Cathy Kling, Ph.D., Tisch University Professor, Cornell University

“The Social Cost of Water Pollution”

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual, via Zoom

December 3, 2020

Eeshani Kandpal ’05, Ph.D., Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank

“Cash Transfers, Food Prices and Nutrition Impacts on Nonbeneficiary Children”

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual, via Zoom

December 10, 2020

Terry-Ann Craigie, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics, Connecticut College

“Ban the Box, Convictions and Public Employment”

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual, via Zoom