Seminars

Feb
17
Wed
Alice Zulkarnain (CUNY) @ Hunter West 1537 (Economics dept. seminar room)
Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Alice Zulkarnain is an economics PhD student at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Paper: “A Delayed Retirement Policy and Male Labor Supply: Evidence from the Entire Dutch Population

Speaker’s website: http://www.alicezulkarnain.info/

Mar
2
Wed
Media Seminar: Michaela Draganska (Drexel) @ Associated Press
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am

The NYC Media Seminar was launched in Fall 2013 to provide a regular forum for economists interested in media markets to connect with each other and to current research on media topics.  The seminar is jointly organized by Lisa George at Hunter College and Miklos Sarvary at Columbia Business School and generously supported by the Associated Press and the Columbia Media Program.

The seminar is open to all researchers with access to New York City and draws speakers from across the US and abroad. Seminars are held the first Wednesday of each month during the academic year at the midtown headquarters of the Associated Press at 450 W. 33rd Street. The sessions begin at 10am with coffee, followed by a 90-minute presentation and discussion. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Lisa George at lisa.george@hunter.cuny. To stay informed about the series, register for the series listserv by sending an email to mailto:listserv@hunter.listserv.cuny.edu with SUBSCRIBE MEDIANYC-L in the e-mail message body (and nothing else).

Spring 2016 Speaker Schedule:

  • February 3, 2016: Brian Knight (Brown) “The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez’s Venezuela”
  • March 2, 2016: Michaela Draganska (Drexel) “Digital Content Variety and Customer Subscription Behavior: An investigation of adult online entertainment”
  • April 6, 2016: Julia Cage’ (Sciences Po Paris) Newspapers in Times of Low Advertising Revenues
  • May 4, Ruben Durante (Sciences Po Paris)
Rajeev Dehejia (NYU) @ Hunter West 1537 (Economics dept. seminar room)
Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Rajeev Dehejia is an Associate Professor at the Wagner Graduate School of Public Serivce, New York University.

Paper: TBA

Speaker’s Website: http://wagner.nyu.edu/dehejia

Mar
16
Wed
William Darity (Duke) @ Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute
Mar 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

William A. (“Sandy”) Darity Jr. is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University.

Paper: TBA

Speaker’s website: https://sanford.duke.edu/people/faculty/darity-jr-william

Mar
30
Wed
Thorvaldur Gylfason (U. Iceland) @ Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute
Mar 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Thorvaldur Gylfason is a Professor of Economics at the University of Iceland.

Paper: “From diversification to economic growth”

Speaker’s website: https://notendur.hi.is/gylfason/inenglish.htm

Apr
6
Wed
Julia Cage (Sciences Po) @ Associated Press
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am

The NYC Media Seminar was launched in Fall 2013 to provide a regular forum for economists interested in media markets to connect with each other and to current research on media topics.  The seminar is jointly organized by Lisa George at Hunter College and Miklos Sarvary at Columbia Business School and generously supported by the Associated Press and the Columbia Media Program.

The seminar is open to all researchers with access to New York City and draws speakers from across the US and abroad. Seminars are held the first Wednesday of each month during the academic year at the midtown headquarters of the Associated Press at 450 W. 33rd Street. The sessions begin at 10am with coffee, followed by a 90-minute presentation and discussion. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Lisa George at lisa.george@hunter.cuny. To stay informed about the series, register for the series listserv by sending an email to mailto:listserv@hunter.listserv.cuny.edu with SUBSCRIBE MEDIANYC-L in the e-mail message body (and nothing else).

Spring 2016 Speaker Schedule:

  • February 3, 2016: Brian Knight (Brown) “The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez’s Venezuela”
  • March 2, 2016: Michaela Draganska (Drexel) “Digital Content Variety and Customer Subscription Behavior: An investigation of adult online entertainment”
  • April 6, 2016: Julia Cage’ (Sciences Po Paris) Newspapers in Times of Low Advertising Revenues
  • May 4, Ruben Durante (Sciences Po Paris)