Loyola Marymount University


Department of Economics

2008-2009 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]






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







September 16

Andrew Healy


Preferring a Pound of Cure to an Ounce of Prevention: Voting, Natural Disasters and Government Spending (with Neil Malhotra)


McIntosh Center

September 30

James Devine


Needs and Health: Economic Concepts and Positive Analysis


McIntosh Center

October 14

Michelle Goeree


Was Mr. Hewlett Right?

Mergers, Advertising and the PC Industry



McIntosh Center

November 4

Kristin Kleinjans


Do Gender Differences in Preferences for Competition Matter for Occupational Expectations?

McIntosh Center

November 11

Jennifer Pate


Price Dispersion in Internet Auctions of Retail Gift Cards (with Lesley Chiou)

McIntosh Center

November 18

Michael McBride

University of California, Irvine

Conflict and the Shadow of the Future: An Experimental Study

McIntosh Center

November 25

Neil Malhotra

Stanford University

The Effect of Convenience Voting on Election Outcomes: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

McIntosh Center

December 2


Alessandra Cassar

University of San Francisco

Does Social Capital Matter? Evidence from a Five-Country Group Lending Experiment

McIntosh Center

January 13

Brock Blomberg

Claremount McKenna College

Lines in the Sand: Price Dispersion, Border Effects, and Economic Integration of Post-War Iraq

McIntosh Center

January 27

Bart Wilson

Chapman University

An Experimental Inquiry into the Origins of Property Rights.

McIntosh Center

February 10

Zaki Eusufzai


Evaluating Asian Economic Growth – An Income Distribution Perspective

McIntosh Center

February 24

Dorothea Herreiner


What Makes Procedures Fair? An Experimental Investigation.

McIntosh Center

March 3

Pierre Olivier-Weill



Liquidity Shocks and Order Book Dynamics (with Bruno Biais)


McIntosh Center

March 4

James Murphy


University of Alaska Anchorage

Rent Dissipation in Competitive Fisheries: An Experimental Analysis (with Gunnar Knapp)



Ethnic & Women’s Studies

Conference Room (UNH 4422)

March 17

Leah Boustan


Was Postwar Suburbanization White Flight? Evidence from the Black Migration


McIntosh Center

April 21

John Zaller


The Duration of Advertising Effects in the 2000 Presidential Campaign


McIntosh Center