Business, Economics, and Public Policy Seminars

The Business, Economics, and Public Policy seminar series showcases the scholarship of leading faculty from prominent schools of business across the nation and around the world.

The BEPP series is presented jointly with the Strategy, Economics, Ethics and Public Policy faculty of the McDonough School of Business, a multi-disciplinary group whose primary research and teaching interests lie in Economics, International Business, International Political Economy, and Strategy.

The research presentations attract faculty, students, and industry and policy professionals. The seminars are held in the McDonough School of Business on the main campus of Georgetown University.

BEPP Seminars
Spring 2023

March 16, 2023: 1:30 – 3 pm
Evan Starr
Robert H. Smith School of Business – University of Maryland

April, 20, 2023: 1:30 – 3pm
Kristina McElheran
Scarborough & Rotman School of Management – University of Toronto

April, 27, 2023: 1:30 – 3pm
Robert Seamans
Stern School of Business- New York University

May, 4, 2023: 1:30 – 3pm
Zoe Cullen
Harvard Business School – Harvard University

2022-2023 Seminars

September 29, 2022: 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Scott Gehlbach
Harris School of Public Policy– University of Chicago
Contact, Threat, and Violence During Political Upheaval: Anti-Jewish Pogroms in the 1905 Russian Revolution

October 6, 2022: 1:30 – 3 pm
Diane Alexander
The Wharton School– University of Pennsylvania
Provider Payments and the Direction of Innovation: the Case of End Stage Renal Disease

October 13, 2022: 1:30 – 3 pm
Lori Yue
Columbia Business School– Columbia University
Firms’ Concession to Activism under the Competing Stakeholder Pressure: A Natural Experiment on Fortune Global 500 Firms

October 20, 2022: 1:30 – 3 pm
Ashley Swanson
Department of Economics– University of Wisconsin-Madison
Are Hospital Acquisitions of Physician Practices Anticompetitive?

October 27, 2022: 1:30 – 3 pm
Joseph Doyle
MIT Sloan School of Management– Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Legal Aid in Child Welfare: Evidence from a Randomized Trial of Mi Abogado

November 3, 2022: 1:30 – 3 pm
Luca Maini
Department of Economics– University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mergers that Matter: The Impact of M&A Activity in Prescription Drug Markets

November 17, 2022: 12:30 – 2 pm
Lin Tian
Geographic Spillovers and Firm Exports: Evidence from China

December 8, 2022: 1:30 – 3 pm
Christopher Marquis
Saïd Business School– University of Oxford

January 17, 2023: 2-3:30pm
Heather Berry
George Washington University School of Business – George Washington University

January 19, 2023: 2-3:30pm
Mahka Moeen
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Entrepreneurial Origins and Paths: A Comparative Analysis of Academic, Employee, and User Founders

February 9, 2023: 1:30 – 3pm
Nirupama Rao
Stephen M. Ross School of Business – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor