SFU Economics Seminars showcase the work of field-leading international researchers and subject it to critical scrutiny. They are open to everyone connected to SFU Economics, space permitting. Seminars are convened by Jasmina Arifovic and Hendrik Wolff. Contact with any queries, for administrative support, or if you'd like to be notified about upcoming seminars.

When: Usually on Thursdays, sometimes on Tuesdays, always from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars are held in Room 3611, West Mall Complex.


Tuesday, March 27

Hector ChadeArizona State University


Host: John Knowles


Thursday, March 29

Erik Snowberg, UBC

"Mechanism Design Meets Development: Selective Trials for Technology Diffusion"

Host: David Freeman


Tuesday, April 3

Natalie Bau, University of Toronto


Host: Chris Bidner

Thursday, April 5

Ryan Kellogg, University of Chicago


Host: Fernando Aragon

Tuesday, April 10

Amitabh Chandra, Harvard University


Host: Hitoshi Shigeoka

Thursday, April 12

Martin Ellison, Oxford

"Beauty Contests and the Term Structure"

Hosts: Xiaowen Lei and Jasmina Arifovic


Tuesday, May 8

Valerie Lechene, University College London

"A structural analysis of the decline of home-cooked food"

Host: Krishna Pendakur

Friday, May 18

Adam McCloskey, Brown University


Vadim Marmer, UBC


Host: Bertille Antoine


Tuesday, September 18

Peng Zhang, SFU, Beedie School of Business


Host: David Jacks


Tuesday, October 16

Gonzalo Cisternas, MIT


Host: Arthur Robson