Whittemore School Announces
Fall Economic Seminar Series
Contact: Lori Wright
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
• 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
• Nov. 12: “Auspitz and Lieben, Kurt Sting, and the
Market Leadership Models,” Torsten Schmidt, associate professor
• 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.