Loyola Marymount University


Department of Economics

2010-2011 Seminar Series


Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars take place from 4:30 5:45 PM in the McIntosh Center on the third floor of University Hall (UNH 3999).


Links to past seminar series: [2005-06] [2006-07] [2007-08] [2008-09] [2009-10]









For more information, contact Prof. Andrew Healy at ahealy at lmu dot edu.







September 21

Juan Carrillo


Resource Allocation in the Brain

McIntosh Center

September 28

Nzinga Broussard

Claremont McKenna College

Food Aid and Adult Nutrition in Rural Ethiopia

McIntosh Center

September 30

Elena Cettolin

Maastricht University

Fairness Ideals under Uncertainty

McIntosh Center

October 5

Lars Schwettmann

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

Competing allocation principles: Time for compromise?

McIntosh Center

October 19


California State University East Bay

Mobilizing Inclusion: Getting Out the Vote among Low-Propensity Voters (with Lisa Garcia Bedolla).

McIntosh Center

November 2

Stephan Meier

Columbia University

Non-Savers Anonymous: The power of peers as a savings commitment device

McIntosh Center

January 11

Pamela Jakiela

Washington University in St. Louis

Does Africa Need a Rotten Kin Theorem? Experimental Evidence from Village Economies

UNH 4110

January 19

Jee-Yeon Lehmann

Boston University

Job Assignment and Promotion Under Statistical Discrimination: Evidence from the Early Careers of Lawyers

UNH 4110


January 24

Justin Gallagher

UC Berkeley

Learning about an Infrequent Event: Evidence from Flood Insurance Take-up in the US

UNH 4110


January 26

Sean D'Evelyn

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Private vs. Public Strategies in a Voluntary Contributions Mechanism

UNH 4110


February 2

Shinsuke Tanaka



Boston University

Environmental Regulations in China and Their Impact on Air Pollution and Infant Mortality

UNH 4110


March 22

Eleanor Brown

Pomona College

Is Volunteer Labor Part of Household Production? Evidence from Married Couples


UNH 4110

April 5

Don Ross

University of Capetown

Economic Models of Procrastination


Neuroeconomic and Economic Methodology


Why Gambling Policy is Falling Behind Gambling Science


The Neuroeconomics of Addiction



UNH 4110

April 12

Nico Voigtlaender


Persecution Perpetuated: Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany.

UNH 4110