Research Brown Bag Series

Talks are held in room 104 of the E. O. Wattis Business building on WSU's Ogden campus from 1-2 p.m. most Fridays during fall and spring semesters. Please contact Andrea Gouldman ( or Sandeep Rangaraju ( if you would like to give a talk in the series.

Summaries of past Brown Bag lectures:

Fall 2018

No Date Speaker Affiliation Title
1 Friday, September 21 Dorothea Herreiner Loyola Marymount University Teaching Economics - Not Dismal, but Fun and Effective
2 Friday, September 28 Yang Zhou West Virginia University Supersitition and Real Estate Prices: Evidence from a Machine Learning Name Classifier
3 Friday, October 5 Chris Yencha Weber State University The Effect of Scene Changes on Moment-to-Moment Risk Evaluations within Pharmaceutical Advertising
4 Friday, October 12 Brian Rague and Computer Literacy Center Team Weber State University The Computer Literacy Center - Student Training on Technology Tools used in the Classroom
5 Friday, November 2 Paul M. Jakus and Sherzod B. Akhundjanov Utah State University The Antiquities Act, National Monuments, and the Regional Economy
6 Friday, November 9 John Francois West Texas A&M The Long-Run Aid-Output Relationship: The Role of Edgeworth Substitutability (Complementarity) Between Public and Private Consumption
7 Friday, November 16 Alvaro La Parra Perez Weber State University Weber Was Not Conscripted: Politics and Military Promotions in the Second Spanish Republic (1931-6)