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GTF Presentations in 2014

Graduate students within the department have been busy this year! Here’s a list of presentations given by our graduate teaching fellows in conferences and meetings throughout the nation and worldwide this year.

GulcanCil_100x100Gulcan Cil presented her paper “Heat waves: Effects on fertility decisions and birth outcomes” at the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) Summer Conference in Banff, Alberta, Canada. She also was selected to participate in the Graduate Student Dissertation workshop at the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) Conference in Denver (see related article).


BenF-F_100x100Ben Fitch-Fleischmann presented his paper “The political economy of aid flows after climate catastrophes: Micro-level evidence from Nicaragua” at the Sociedad de Economia de Chile (SECHI) annual meeting in Vina del Mar, Chile, and at the International Conference on Business Administration and Economics (ICBAE) at the Universidad de Talca, Chile. He also presented at the Northwest Development Workshop at Portland State University.


Kolstoe, Sonja_100x100Sonja Kolstoe presented “The value to birders of species abundance and biodiversity: A random utility model of site choice by eBird participants” (co-authored with Trudy Ann Cameron) at the WEAI Conference in Denver. In addition she presented her paper “Spatial context and valuing natural capital for conservation planning” at the 2014 Belpasso International Summer School in Italy.


Thacker, Michael_100x100Michael Thacker presented his paper “Telephony choices and the evolution of cell phones” at the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) Conference in Denver.



JonThompson_100x100Jonathan Thompson presented his paper “Culture and the coordination game” (co-authored with Chris Ellis) at the Central European Program on Economic Theory (CEPET) in Udine, Italy.



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Joseph Wyer presented his paper entitled “Tour complexity and mode choice: Do smart phone owners make different mode choices?” at the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) Conference in Denver.