Seminar Series

Spring 2023

All seminars are held in the Joyce Cummings Center (JCC), Room 270, 177 College Avenue on the Medford Campus on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm unless otherwise noted. For further information, please contact Linda Casey at (617) 627-3560 or by email:

Please note: Visitors are welcome to attend all seminars.

March 7, 2023
Manuel Hoffmann, Lecturer, Tufts University
"Television and the Labor Market: Evidence from Natural Experiments in West and East Germany"

March 14, 2023
Pablo A. Guerron-Quintana, Professor, Boston College (Cancelled)
"Exchange Rate Disconnect Redux"

March 28, 2023
Lucie Schmidt, Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics, Smith College
"Cash vs. Food? How Does Food Stamp Eligibility Affect Food Stamp Enrollment and Food and Health Outcomes of SSI Recipients?"

April 4, 2023
Amy Handlan, Yang Family Assistant Professor of Economics, Brown University
"Monetary Communication Rules"

April 18, 2023
Treb Allen, Associate Professor of Economics and Globalization, Dartmouth College
"Urban Welfare: Tourism in Barcelona"

April 25, 2023 - Birger Lecture
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Jerome Kasoff '54 Professor of Economics and Management, Yale University
"Seasonal Poverty and Internal Migration: A Research Agenda in Bangladesh and Nepal"

May 2, 2023
Eliana LaFerrara, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

May 4, 2023**
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Professor of Economics, Harvard University

May 9, 2023
David K. Nagy, Research, CREi (visiting Princeton University)