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Rich Hoeft - 509-335-5557

SES Annual Alumni & Friends Banquet and Auction 

Homecoming Weekend, Friday, October 3, 2014

1.  8:15 am Meet and Greet for Decennium Colloquium (BLS 402)
2.  5:00 pm Alum/Faculty panel/discussion about career opportunities (Johnson C1)
3.  7:00 pm Alumni/Friends Banquet (CUB 212)

The Alumni/Friends Banquet is Catered by The Cub located in the Jr. Ballroom West, CUB 212
The cost of the event is:  $22.50
Faculty/Staff/Alumni/Emeriti (and partner):
Graduate Students/Undergraduate Students (and partners):
Kids five and under are free!
Payment must be received by September 30, 2014.
Please make all checks payable to WSU-SES.
PO Box 646210, Pullman, WA  99164-6210

e-mail: Rich Hoeft if you wish to attend

On friday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. in Johnson C1, there will be a panel/discussion with faculty and alums about career opportunities and paths.  Everyone is invited.

SES Decennium Colloquium

October 3, 2014 - BLS 402

The School of Economic Sciences was formed in 2004 as the merger of the Department of Economics and the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.  Now it's ten years later. To celebrate, SES will host a colloquium featuring speakers from the past and present of the school.

This event is located in BLS 402 (Bio Life Science Building) and is open to the public.  The talks will cover a range of frontier research in economics and applied economics.  Other talks will be general interest in nature.

 Time Speaker  Institution  Title 
 8:15  Introductory coffee  
 8:25 Alan Love   WSU Welcoming Remarks
 8:30 Ron Mittelhammer  WSU  Observations on Evolution of SES: The Good, the Bad, and the Spectacular
 9:00 Tom Marsh  WSU Transboundary Livestock Diseases: Preventative Investments & Empirical Evidence
 9:30 Tristan Skolrud  WSU Estimating the Role of Technology in Converting to Organic Agriculture
 10:00 Coffee break    
 10:15 Brady Horn  UNM Private Shipping Industry Response to Piracy: Theory & Evidence from Somalia
 11:00 Adrienne Ohler  ILSU Rate-of-Return Regulation, Electricity Market Deregulation & Renewable Energy Technology 
 11:45 Lunch break  
 12:30 Dan Bernardo  WSU SES: A Retrospective from the Perspective of Administration
 1:00 Josh Berning  UGA Retail Beer Prices Across Channels & Locations: A Hedonic Analysis
 1:45 Coffee break  
 2:00 Sean Murphy  WSU Opioid Abuse Among Adolescents: New Evidence from a Misclassification Analysis
 Cancelled Ken Casavant  WSU Move It or Lose It: Products & People
 2:45 Ben Cowan  WSU Evaluating the Two-Body Problem
 3:15 Coffee break  
 3:30 Marketa Wolfe  WSU Price Drifts Before U.S. Macroeconomic News
 4:15 Arun Raha  Eaton How to Pursue a Career in Business Economics
 4:45 Alan Love   WSU  Concluding Remarks 


School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
PO Box 646210
Pullman, WA  99164-6210



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