Friday Afternoon Workshop


Friday Afternoon Workshop

The Department of Economics conducts an occasional research and reading workshop. Attendees are asked to read the listed selections ahead of time.  The Workshop runs on occasional Fridays from 3:30-5:00 p.m.  Please note the location in the schedule below, as the location varies.  Most meetings are followed by a Barstool Economists meeting at a local eatery.  Attendance is open to SJSU students and faculty only, but please email Colleen Haight ,Matt Holian or Robi Ragan to inquire about attending if you are not affiliated with SJSU, have any other questions about our Workshop, or are interested in presenting your research. Participants, please access the online comment form here.


Friday Afternoon Workshop Schedule, Fall, 2014









 DMH 353

Survey Methods and Research at SJSU

Dr. Mary Currin-Percival

Associate Research Director 
Survey and Policy Research Institute @ SJSU


 DMH 135

On Using Standard Values of Time in Project Appraisal: Income Equity vs. Preference Equity

Seiji S.C. Steimetz, Ph.D.
Department of Economics
California State University, Long Beach

Reading: here


 DMH 308

Student Research Presentations

SJSU students, TBA

Readings: TBA


 DMH 135

Anthony Gill, University of Washington

“Septics, Sewers, and Secularization: How Government Flushes Religion Down the Drain.”


 DMH 135

Scott Cunningham, Baylor University

“Mass Incarceration's Effect on Risky Sex” 
co-authored with Christopher Cornwell.

 Link to previous semester Workshop schedules