Applied Economics Seminar Series

The Applied Economics Department hosts at least 4-6 seminars annually, bringing leaders in the field to Corvallis (in person and virtually) to present their latest research. Contact for additional information.

  • September 23, 2022 - Hope Michelson, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Time 2:00-3:30; Location: Ballard 219; Seminar title: Restoring Trust: Evidence from the Fertilizer Market in Tanzania.
  • November 18,  2022 - POSTPONED Judson Boomhower, Assistant Professor, Economics, University of California San Diego; Time 2:30-4:00;  Location: Ballard 219; Seminar title: Mandated vs. Voluntary Adaptation to Natural Disasters: The Case of U.S. Wildfires.
  • February 20, 2023 - Chris Blattman, Professor, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago; Time 7 PM;  Location: LaSells Stewart Center, C&E; Seminar title: Why We Fight: The Roots of War and the Paths to Peace. Co-hosted with the School of Public Policy.
  • March 3, 2023 - Melissa LoPalo, Assistant Professor, Economics, Montana State University; Time TBD;  Location: Ballard 219; Seminar title:TBD. 
  • April 14, 2023 - Akhil Rao,  Assistant Professor, Economics, Middlebury College; Time TBD;  Location: Ballard 219; Seminar title:TBD.
  • April 28, 2023 - Eyal Frank,  Assistant Professor, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago; Time TBD;  Location: Ballard 219; Seminar title:TBD.
  • May 5, 2023 - Eric Zou, Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Oregon; Time TBD;  Location: Ballard 219; Seminar title:TBD.
  • Check back for more seminars to be scheduled in the 2022-2023 school year.

A list of previous AEC seminars is here