The Tuesday Lunch Talk Series is scheduled throughout each semester with speakers invited to discuss cutting edge topics. Occasionally talks are given on subjects relevant to students such as career management and research. CGU and Claremont Colleges Consortium faculty, students, staff and alum are encouraged to attend. A complimentary lunch is always provided.

 

Spring Semester 2017

Note: Talks at Pomona are jointly hosted, and will be held in Hahn 101.

1/24/17
Gasspare Genna, “Development of European Integration”

1/31/17
Michael Bordo (Rutgers)

2/7/17
Emily Pears (CMC), “Chords of Sympathy: The Development of National Political Attachments in the 19th Century”

2/14/17
David Lee (MIT)

2/21/17
Frank Diebold (University of Pennsylvania) at Pomona

2/28/17
Jerry White, “Religion, Violence and Strategy: How to Stop Killing in the Name of God?”

3/7/17
Patrick James, “Decision-Making in U.S. Foreign Policy Crises: Presidential Leadership and Outcomes”

3/14/17
Spring Break, no talk scheduled

3/21/17
Paul Carrese, Professor and Director USAFA Scholar program, U.S. Air Force Academy

3/28/17
Kip Viscusi

4/4/17
Andrew Caplin (NYU) at Pomona

4/11/17
Roger Chin (DPP)

4/18/17
Mary Evans (CMC), Mitchell Associate Professor of Environmental Economics

4/25/17
Imke Harbers from the University of Amsterdam

5/2/17
Amanda Hollis-Brusky (Pomona)

Fall Semester 2016

11/22/16
Dr. Andrew Marx and Dr. Melissa Rogers. CISAT and Claremont Graduate University. "Using Satellites to Assess Panamanian GDP Data"
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

11/08/16
Dr. Hilton Root. George Mason University. "Network Dynamics of Dynastic Succession"
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

11/01/16
Dr. George Thomas. Claremont McKenna College. "The Founders and the Idea of a National University: Constituting the American Mind" Taking the Constitution Seriously: Lessons from the Founding Speaker Series
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

10/27/16
Dr. Melissa Rogers. Claremont Graduate University. "What does Comparative Politics Tell Us about the Structure of the US and the Current Presidential Elections?" Taking the Constitution Seriously: Lessons from the Founding Speaker Series
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

10/25/16
Dr. Charles Kessler. Claremont McKenna College. "What do the Federalist Papers Have to Teach 21st Century Americans?" Taking the Constitution Seriously: Lessons from the Founding Speaker Series
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

10/18/16
Dr. Anya Samek. University of Southern California. "Towards an Understanding of What Works in Preschool Education"
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

10/11/16
Dr. Jean Yarbrough. University of Southern California. "Did Alexander Hamilton Get it Wrong on Executive Power?" Taking the Constitution Seriously: Lessons from the Founding Speaker Series
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

10/04/16
Dr. Yan Chen. University of Michigan. "Recommending Teams Promotes Pro-Social Peer-to-Peer Lending in Online Microfinance." Joint Hosted with Pomona College
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

09/27/16
Dr. Jacek Kugler. Claremont Graduate University. "Effect of Structural Changes on Future Global Stability."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

09/20/16
Dr. Richard Worthington. Pomona College. "Global Citizen Policy Consultation."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

09/13/16
Dr. Mellisa Rogers. Claremont Graduate University. "Intra-elite Competition and Long-run Fiscal Development."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

09/06/16
Dr. Paul Zak. Claremont Graduate University. "Trust Factor: The Science of Creating High Performance Companies."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Spring Semester 2016

04/26/16
Dr. John S. Ahlquist, University of California, San Diego. "Elections, Exchange Rates & Household Exposure to Foreign Currency Debt: evidence from the 2015 Swiss Franc revaluation and Polish Elections."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

04/19/16
Dr. Patrick Neal, Claremont Graduate University. "Oscillations and Coupling in Congestion Games and Macroeconomic Data."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

04/05/16
Dr. Gabriele Camera, Chapman University. "Money and the Scale of Cooperation."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

03/29/16
Dr. Yushim Kim, Arizona State University. "Two Effective Causal Paths that Explain the Adoption of U.S. State Environmental Justice Policy."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

03/22/16
Dr. Itai Sher, University of California, San Diego. "Ethical Considerations on Quadratic Voting."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

03/08/16
Dr. Jeffrey Kendell Naecker, Wesleyan University. "When Fair Isn’t Fair: Sophisticated Time Inconsistency in Social Preferences."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

03/01/16
Dr. Jennifer Pate, Loyola Marymount University. "Exploring the Volunteer’s Dilemma in Experiments."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

02/23/16
Dr. Rami Zwick, University of California, Riverside. ""Pay what you want" as threshold public good provision."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

02/16/16
Dr. Tanja Srebotnjak, Harvey Mudd College. "When the oil patch looks more like a carpet: A spatial analysis of the demographic characteristics of U.S. communities living in close proximity to oil and gas development."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

02/09/16
Dr. Hyung Rok Yim, Hanyang University, South Korea. "Global Economy Matrix – the Past, the Current, and the Future."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

02/02/16
Dr. Dale Berger, Claremont Graduate University. "Crisis of Replicability – Critique of Social Science Research Methodology."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

01/26/16
Dr. Tobias F. Roetheli, University of Erfurt, Germany . "Pattern-Based Inflation Expectations: A Modern Perspective on the Role of Extrapolation."
Location: Albrecht Auditorium; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Fall Semester 2015

9/8/15
Zining Yang, Claremont Graduate University. "The Freedom of Constraint: An Agent-Based Game Theoretic Model of the Politics of Fertility and Economic Development Dynamics"

9/15/15
Soomi Lee, University of La Verne. "Fiscal Effects of the Constitutional Supermajority Requirement for Raising Taxes: Evidence from the U.S. States"

9/22/15
Tom Kniesner, Claremont Graduate University. "Some Core Aspects of Behavioral Labor Economics: Theory and Evidence"

9/29/15
Tahir Andrabl, Pomona College. "Coming Up Short? Recovery deficits in children after the Pakistan earthquake of 2005"

10/6/15
Garret Ridinger, University of California, Irvine. "Intentions versus outcomes: cooperation and fairness in a sequential prisoner’s dilemma with nature"

10/13/15
Russell Dalton, University of California, Irvine. "The Civic Culture Transformed: From Allegiant to Assertive Citizens"

10/20/15
Jennifer Merolla, Claremont Graduate University. "Frames that Matter: Immigration Policy and Undocumented Immigrants in the United States"

10/27/15
Brinda Sarathy, Pitzer College. "Laid to Waste: Regulating Water Pollution in Southern California, 1947-1972"

11/3/15
Joshua Tasoff, Claremont Graduate University. "The Role of Time Preferences and Exponential Growth Bias in Retirement Savings"

11/10/15
David Bjerk, Claremont McKenna College. "Using Exoneration Data to Estimate Racial Differences in Wrongful Conviction Rates"

11/17/15
Robert Klitgaard, Claremont Graduate University. "Addressing Corruption Together"

11/24/15
Patrick James, University of Southern California. "The Religious Characteristics of States(RCS)Dataset:Classic Themes and New Evidence for International Relations and Comparative Politics"

12/1/15
Vincenzo Quadrini, University of Southern California. "The growth of emerging economies and global macroeconomic stability"

12/8/15
Yan Li, Claremont Graduate University. "Using Association Rules Mining to Facilitate Qualitative Data Analysis in Theory Building"

Spring Semester 2015

1/27/15
Yi Feng, CGU. "Official Corruption in China: An Empirical Study"

2/3/15
Jeff Conklin, CogNexus Institute. "Beyond Gridlock: Breaking Our Addiction to Problem Solving"

2/10/15
Dana Goldman, USC. " Rethinking the Value of End-of-Life Care"

2/17/15
Eusebio Alvaro, CGU. "Messages Matter: Highlights from a Research Program Examining Persuasion in the Health Context"

2/24/15
Darren Filson, CMC. "Say Goodbye to Hollywood: The Rise of Film Franchises and Performance in Domestic vs Foreign Markets"

3/3/15
Sallama Shaker, CGU.

3/10/15
Hernan Bejarano, Chapman.

3/24/15
Yariv Fadlon, CGU.

3/31/15
Manisha Goel, Pomona.

4/7/15
Ben Gillen, CalTech. "Underbidding and Experience in USFS Timber Auctions"

4/14/15
Alan Fiske, UCLA. "Relational Models Theory – The Four Elementary Forms of Social Relations"

4/21/15
Wendy Wong, U. Toronto. "Who You Gonna Call? Leading Authorities Among INGOs"

4/28/15
Jana Grittersova, UCR. "Foreign Financiers and Sovereign Credit Ratings: Reputational Capital in Sovereign Debt Markets"

5/5/2015
Daniel Benjamin, Cornell. "The Fourth Law of Behavior Genetics"

Fall Semester 2014

9/9/14
Jean Schroedel, CGU. "A Political Scientists Journey through Indian Country"

9/16/14
Tarek Azzam, CGU. "The Potential Use of Crowd-sourcing in Research Methodology"

9/23/14
Marina Agranov, California Technical Institute. "Equilibrium Tax Rates and Income Redistribution: a laboratory study"

10/2/14
Paul C. Godfrey, Brigham Young University

10/7/14
Hal Nelson, CGU. "Local Pain, Public Gain: A Methodological Omnivore’s Journey Through the Thicket of Locally Unwanted Infrastructure Projects"

10/14/14
Quinn Keefer, UC San Marcos. "Sunk Cost Fallacy & Performance Feedback"

10/21/14
Ravi Roy, CSU Northridge. "Neoliberalism: Dead or Alive?"

10/28/14
Heather Campbell, CGU. "Environmental Justice & A Journey to a New Paradigm"

11/4/14
Priya Ranjan, UC Irvine. "Globalization, Jobs, & Welfare: The Roles of Social Protection and Redistribution"

11/18/14
Jana Grittersova, UC Riverside.

11/21/14
Jacek Kugler, CGU. "Rise or Fall of International War?"

12/2/14
Pierre Englebert, Pomona College. "Small Steps in Governance but Giant Leaps in Development?"

12/9/14
Robert Dekle, University of Southern California. "Japanese Monetary Policy and the Yen: Is there a Currency War?"

Spring Semester 2014

1/28/14
Axel Leijonhufvud, UCLA.  "Central Banking, Instability, and the Distribution of Income"

2/11/14
Jessica Chen Weiss, Yale University.  "Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations"

2/18/14
Josh Tasoff, CGU.  "Fantasy and Dread: An Experimental Test of Attentional Anticipatory Utility"

2/25/14
Jacek Kugler, CGU.  "Conditional Deterrence: How to Control Weapons of Mass Destruction"

3/4/14
Richard Sweeney, Georgetown.  "Growth, Factor-Market Slack and Multiple Equilibria: Is the United States in a Low-Growth Trap?"

3/11/14
Bryan Feary, Los Alamos.  "National Security Policy Issues & Prospects for a Tactical Nuclear Weapons Treaty — Obstacles and Opportunities"

3/25/14
Martin Johnson, UC Riverside.  "Changing Minds or Changing Channels?  Partisan News in an Age of Choice."

4/1/14
Jennifer Merolla, CGU.  “Holding Out For A Hero: Evaluations of Political Leaders In Times of Threat”

4/8/14
Daniel Kovenock, Economic Science Institute, Chapman University.  "All-Pay Auction with Complete Information and Identity-Dependent Externalities”

4/15/14
Amnon Rapaport, UC Riverside.  "Choice of Routes Under Strategic Uncertainty"

4/22/14
Ryan Kendall, University of Southern California.  "Decomposing Models of Bounded Rationality and Other-Regarding Preferences"

4/29/14
Yelena Tuzova, CGU

5/6/14
Mark Abdollahian, CGU. "Human Development Dynamics"

5/13/14
Etel Solingen, UC Irvine