Departmental Research Seminar

Attending the Fall and Spring Economic Seminar Series is a way to see what industry professionals and leaders are currently working on, and a great way to network with fellow students and industry professionals.

All seminars run from 3:00-4:30. Fall meetings will be held on Zoom.  If you are interested in attending please contact Economic Program Assistant, Michelle Santana for the link.

Please note that seminar locations are subject to change. To confirm the location/Zoom link or if you would like to be included on the seminar mailing list, please contact the Department's Program Assistant, Michelle Santana.


Date Speaker Home institution Topic Location


Rachid Laajaj University of Los Andes

“On the Complexity of Learning in Agriculture”

LMM 140
2/16/2023 Alice Evans Senior Lecturer in the Social Science of Development “Ten Thousand Years Of Patriarchy” MCL 250
2/23/2023 Fernando Stipanicic Márquez Postdoctoral Researcher; Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

The Creation and Diffusion of Knowledge:

Evidence from the Jet Age∗

MCL 250
3/2/2023 Mansi, Anchal, and Grant University of San Francisco Economics Graduate Student Panelists "Fieldwork and Ethics" LMM140
3/9/2023 Simon Halliday Associate professor of Economics Education in the School of Economics at the University of Bristol, UK

"What do we think economists should know? A machine learning investigation of research and intermediate-level textbooks"

MCL 250
3/16/2023 No speaker due to spring break - - -
3/23/2023 Shunyao Yan Assistant Professor in Marketing at Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University "Does Polarizing Content Pay Off?" MCL 250
3/30/2023 Juan Felipe Riano Postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford King Center on Global Development. TBA LMM 140





Brigitte Roth Tran



Francis Annan


Sustainable Growth Research

Climate change, Applied micro, Finance



UC Berkeley





MCL 250



LMM 140


Irene Yuan Lo Stanford TBA

MCL 250