ECON 644  Graduate Seminar
Fall 2016

Office Hours:  Wednesday 9:30-10:30 and by appointment.
     (but I am around most of the time so feel free to drop by my office!)

Contact Information
                        Office Location:  425 WCOB
                        Phone: 575-6226 (but email is a better way to reach me)
                        email: cdeck@walton.uark.edu
 

Download a copy of the course syllabus

Course Schedule

The class normally meets Wednesdays from 8:15-9:30. 
The schedule below is tentative and subject to change.

Week

    

Topic

1 (8/24)

 

Introduction

2 (8/31)

 

Focus on Teaching: Starting the Semester Right

3 (9/7)

 

Conference Talk: Klajdi, Andres

4 (9/14)

 

Teach for 10: Aaron, Braxton, Arlo

5 (9/21)

 

Teach for 10: Yousef, Teng, Patrick, Alexander

6 (9/28)

 

Teach for 10: Klajdi, Jessica, Andres

7 (10/5)

 

Job Market Discussion for years n > 2

8 (10/12)

 

Observe a Master Teacher

9 (10/19)

 

Discussion of Master Teachers

10 (10/26)

 

Seminar Talk: Klajdi

11 (11/2)

 

Seminar Talk: Andres

12 (11/9)

 

Conference Talk: Alexander, Teng, Arlo

13 (11/16)

 

Focus on Teaching: Finals, Extra Credit and Dying Grandparents

14 (11/23)

 

SEAs/Thanksgiving

15 (11/30)

 

Moving Forward Discussion for years n < 3

16 (12/7)

 

Literature Review: Aaron

 

 Useful Information

Resources for Economists - AEA
Internet Resources for Economists - SUNY-Oswego
NBER
Writing Like an Economist LSU
Ranking Econ Journals St. Louis Fed
Econ Journals on the Web SUNY Oswego

 

Department Seminar Series

Graduate Program Website
GSB Website
UA Library