Economics and Finance Seminar Series

Seminars are on Fridays from 11:00a – 12:30p. Contact Eduardo Zambrano (the Economics seminar coordinator) at ezambran(at) or Hamed Ghoddusi (the Finance seminar coordinator) at hghoddus(at) with any questions.

2022-2023 Seminar Schedule

Date Room Speaker Affiliation Host Title
10/07/22 03-300A Eduardo Zambrano Cal Poly Economics Egalitarian Equivalent Treatment Effect Estimation
10/21/22 03-209 Danny Klinenberg UCSB Economics Selling Violent Extremism: The Oath Keepers as a Profit Maximizing Firm
11/18/22 03-209 Isaac Hacamo Kelley School of Business – Indiana Finance Priced-out: Affordable Housing and Labor Markets
12/02/22 03-209 Marcelo Villena USM – Chile Economics On market power in financial markets
01/13/23 03-206 Michael Rubens UCLA Economics Colluding Against Workers
02/10/23 03-206 Robert Metcalfe USC Economics Welfare and Congestion
02/24/23 03-206 Michael Bates UC Riverside Economics Teacher Labor Market Policy and the Theory of Second Best
03/03/23 03-206 Stathis Tompaidis McCombs School of Business – UT Austin Finance Collateral Competition: Evidence from Central Counterparties
03/10/23 03-206 Evan Munro Stanford GSB Economics Treatment Effects in Market Equilibrium
04/07/23 03-206 Erik Sverdrup Stanford GSB Economics Estimating Heterogeneous Treatment Effects With Right-Censored Data Via Causal Survival Forests
04/14/23 03-206 Dmitry Livdan Berkeley Haas Finance TBD
04/21/23 03-206 Francis Annan Berkeley ARE Economics TBD
04/28/23 03-206 Sanjiv Das Leavey School of Business – Santa Clara University Finance AI/ML in Finance
05/05/23 03-206 Laura Doval Columbia Business School Economics TBD
05/19/23 03-206 Matthew Harding UCI Economics TBD
06/02/23 03-206 Vira Semenova Berkeley Economics Economics TBD