Seminars

The seminar series provides a forum for faculty and students to interact with leading scholars in economics and finance.

Spring 2015

  • March 20: Sita Slavov (GMU) 
  • April 15: Eric Zwick (U of Chicago)

FALL 2014

  • September 10: Frank Caliendo (USU)
  • September 15: David Rose (U of Missouri)
  • September 19:  Christian vom Lehm (BYU)
  • September 24: Michael Munger (Duke)
  • October 1: Peter Bossaerts (Utah)
  • October 8: Frank McIntyre (Rutgers)
  • October 22: Scott Condie (BYU)

Spring 2014

  • March 5:  Brennan Platt (BYU)
  • March 17:  Adam Grant (Wharton)
  • March 20:  Ezra Oberfield (Princeton)
  • March 31:  Nathan Seegert (U. of Utah)
  • April 2:  Kerry Back (Rice)
  • April 11: Juan Pantano (Wash. U. St. Louis)
  • April 18: Michael Faulkender (Maryland)
  • April 24:  Mike Bailey (Facebook)

FALL 2013

  • September 4: Bob Malko (USU)
  • September 25: Aspen Gorry (USU)
  • October 2: Jim Turner (Weber State)
  • October 8: Edward Lopez (Western Carolina)
  • October 9: Ryan Whitby (USU)
  • October 25: BYU-USU Macro Workshop (Rick Evans and Frank Caliendo)
  • October 30: Abby Kim (U. of Utah)
  • November 1:  Kerry Back (Rice)
  • November 4:  Felipe Cortes (Wash. U. St. Louis)
  • November 6:  Brad Goldie (Kansas)
  • November 8:  John Bizjak (TCU)
  • November 12:  Jared Delisle (Washington State)
  • November 13:  Eccles Lecture:  Vernon Smith (Chapman University) 
  • November 20:  Jared Egginton (Louisiana Tech)
  • November 22:  Eric Fisher (Cal Polytech)
  • December 4:  Chris Palmer (MIT)

SPRING 2013

  • January 9: Cagri Kumru (Australian National University)
  • January 14-15: Alexi Marcoux (Loyola-Chicago)
  • January 30: George Chang (Grand Valley State)
  • February 6:  Yan Sun (USU Math)
  • March 20:  Zheng Liu (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
  • March 27:  Information Seminar for Prospective Economics Majors
  • April 3:  Census Workshop
  • April 19:  Stewart Mayhew (Cornerstone Research)

FALL 2012

  • September 12: James Feigenbaum (USU)
  • September 26:  Ben Blau (USU)
  • September 28: David C. Rose (Missouri-St. Louis)
  • October 3:  Nick Guo (USU)
  • October 24:  Scott Findley (USU)
  • November 2:  BYU-USU Macro Workshop
  • November 14:  Scott Schaefer (U. of Utah)
  • November 16: Dan Silverman (Arizona State)

  • December 5: Ryan Whitby (USU)

SPRING 2012

  • January 23: Devon Gorry (Chicago)
  • January 24: Karen Mulligan (UT Austin)
  • January 31: Olga Timoshenko (Yale)
  • February 2: Iryna Topolyan (Purdue)
  • February 14: Nick Guo (USU)
  • March 20: Geng Li (Federal Reserve Board)
  • March 23:  Ryan Israelsen (Indiana)
  • March 27: Hengjie Ai (Duke)
  • April 6: Mike Pinegar (BYU)
  • April 13: Ayse Imrohoroglu (USC)
  • April 16: Eccles Lecture, James Bullard (St. Louis Fed)
  • April 20: Yuzhe Zhang (Texas A&M)
  • April 24: Tim Halliday (Hawai'i)

FALL 2011

Past Visiting Speakers (Fall 2007-Spring 2011)

     Eytan Sheshinski

    Edward C. Prescott

    Lars Peter Hansen

  • Miles Kimball (University of Michigan). May 2011.
  • Kenneth Roskelley (University of Mississippi). April 2011.
  • Frank McIntyre (Brigham Young University). March 2011.
  • Eytan Sheshinski (Hebrew University). February 2011.
  • Ayelen Banegas (University of California, San Diego). January 2011.
  • Natalia Khorunzhina (University of Pittsburgh). January 2011.
  • Florin Bidian (University of Minnesota). January 2011.
  • Jared Stanfield (University of Washington). December 2010.
  • Jeremy Tobacman (Wharton). December 2010.
  • Heather Knewtson (Washington State University). December 2010.
  • James Cicon (University of Missouri, Columbia). November 2010.
  • McKay Price (Lehigh University). November 2010.
  • Ed Tower (Duke). November 2010.
  • Rick Evans (Brigham Young University). November 2010.
  • Jim Brau (Brigham Young University). November 2010.
  • Hui He (University of Hawaii). October 2010.
  • Franck Weibe (Millennium Challenge Corporation). October 2010.
  • Edward C. Prescott (Arizona State University and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis). October 2010.
  • Karel Janda (Charles University). October 2010.
  • Hendrik Bessembinder (University of Utah). September 2010.
  • Nathalie Mathieu-Bolh (University of Vermont). May 2010.
  • Gaobo Pang (Towers Watson). May 2010.
  • Jorge Alonso Ortiz (Arizona State University). May 2010.
  • Kerk Phillips (Brigham Young University). May 2010.
  • Natalia Khorunzhina (University of Pittsburgh). May 2010.
  • Kai Liu (Johns Hopkins University). May 2010.
  • Hyeon Sook Park (University of Pittsburgh). May 2010.
  • Kartik Athreya (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond). May 2010.
  • Richard Evans (Brigham Young University). May 2010.
  • Bill Shughart (University of Mississippi). April 2010.
  • Claudia Williamson (NYU). April 2010.
  • Lili Cai (Shanghai Jiaotong University). April 2010.
  • Franklin Allen (Wharton). April 2010.
  • Lei (Nick) Guo (University of Minnesota). March 2010.
  • Don Schlagenhauf (Florida State University). March 2010.
  • Jie Lu (Rutgers University). March 2010.
  • Kevin Huang (Vanderbilt). January 2010.
  • Bart Taub (University of Illinois). January 2010.
  • Daniel Henderson (SUNY Binghampton). December 2009.
  • Scott Condie (Brigham Young University). December 2009.
  • Mark Jensen (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta). November 2009.
  • Matthew White (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission). November 2009.
  • Travis Lybbert (University of California, Davis). October 2009.
  • Chetan Dave (University of Texas at Dallas). September 2009.
  • Fang (Annie) Yang (SUNY Albany). May 2009.
  • Richard Evans (Brigham Young University). May 2009.
  • Hui He (University of Hawaii). May 2009.
  • Daniel Cooper (University of Michigan). May 2009.
  • Hyeon Sook Park (University of Pittsburgh). May 2009.
  • Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho (University of New South Wales). May 2009.
  • Lei (Nick) Guo (University of Minnesota). May 2009.
  • James Feigenbaum (University of Pittsburgh). May 2009.
  • Scott Findley (University of New Mexico). May 2009.
  • Elena Asparouhova (University of Utah). April 2009.
  • Matthew Cole (University of Oregon). March 2009.
  • Mostafa Beshkar (Purdue). March 2009.
  • Scott Findley (University of New Mexico). March 2009.
  • James Feigenbaum (University of Pittsburgh). February 2009.
  • Dajing Shang (University of Wisconsin, Madison). January 2009.
  • Diana Weinert (George Mason University). January 2009.
  • Hakan Yilmazkuday (Vanderbilt University). January 2009.
  • Valentina Michelangeli (Boston University). January 2009.
  • Aspen Gorry (University of Chicago). January 2009.
  • Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago). January 2009.
  • Carlos Garriga (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis). January 2009.
  • Gratton Gathright (UC San Diego). December 2008.
  • Ryan Israelsen (University of Michigan). December 2008.
  • Geng Li (Federal Reserve Board). November 2008.
  • Ed Tower (Duke). October 2008.
  • Morton Kamien (Northwestern). October 2008.
  • James Feigenbaum (University of Pittsburgh). September 2008.
  • Allen Atkins (Northern Arizona University). September 2008.
  • Jernej Copic (UCLA). April 2008.
  • James Payne (Illinois State University). April 2008.
  • James Feigenbaum (University of Pittsburgh). February 2008.
  • Carlos Garriga (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis). November 2007