Whittemore School Announces Fall Economic Seminar Series

Contact: Lori Wright
603-862-0574
UNH Media Relations

September 22, 2004



DURHAM, N.H.– The University of New Hampshire Whittemore School of Business and Economics invites the public to its fall Economic Seminar Series, which highlights the research of the business school’s faculty and visiting guests.

All seminars will be held from 2:10 to 3:30 p.m. on Fridays in Room 318 of McConnell Hall, unless otherwise noted.

The seminar series is as follows:

• Sept. 24: “Estimating the Distributive Impacts of a Revenue Neutral Shift from a Uniform Property Tax to a Two-Rate Property Tax with a Uniform Credit,” Richard England, professor of economics and natural resources. Seminar will be held in the First Floor Reading Room of McConnell Hall.
• Oct. 1: “Is Job Enrichment Really Enriching?," Robert Mohr, assistant professor of economics.
• Oct. 8: “Bias Reduction by Recursive Mean Adjustment in Dynamic Panel Data Models,” C.Y. Choi, assistant professor of economics.
• Oct. 22: “Empire as the American Way of Life Goes into Overstretch,” Roger Burbach, Center for the Study of the Americas. Seminar will be held in McConnell 212.
• Oct. 29: “The Role of Patents in the Development of New Pharmaceuticals,” Neil Niman, associate professor of economics.
• Nov. 5: “Social Influences and the Private Provision of Public Goods: Evidence from Charitable Contributions in the Workplace,” Katherine Carman, Harvard University. Seminar will be held in McConnell 212.
• Nov. 12: “Auspitz and Lieben, Kurt Sting, and the Market Leadership Models,” Torsten Schmidt, associate professor of economics.
• Nov. 19: Edinaldo Tebaldi, Ph.D. student, economics. Seminar topic to be announced.
• Dec. 3: “What Happens When We Randomly Assign Children to Families?,” Bruce Sacerdote, Dartmouth. Seminar will be held in McConnell 212.
• Dec. 10: “Unemployment and Maternal Health,” Andrea Kutinova, Ph.D. student, economics.