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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Regional Economics Applications Laboratory


REAL Seminar Series 2019


Spring 2019 - Fridays, 3:00pm-4:00pm 51 Mumford Hall


February 1st

*Exceptionally at 323 Mumford Hall

Welcome and Introductions


February 8th

Jhorland Ayala Garcia (PhD Student - ACE): External shocks on revenue and expenditure efficiency: evidence from Colombian municipalities

Germano Carvalho (PhD Student - Federal University of CearĂ¡, Brazil): Allocative and Welfare Effects from Tax Policies in the State of CearĂ¡ - Brazil


February 15th

Ramon Goulart Cunha (PhD Student - Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil): Insertion and competitiveness of Brazilian exports in Latin American markets

Felipe Andres Morales Apablaza (MS Student - Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile): Measuring the cost of Congestion within and between cities: The case of Chile


February 22nd


March 1st

Meng'er Tu (PhD Student - Shanghai University, China): TBA

Yilan Xu (Assistant Professor - ACE): TBA


March 8th

Sergio Contreras (PhD Student - DURP): TBA


March 15th

Xiang Gao (PhD Student - Chinese Academy of Sciences, China): TBA


March 22nd

NO SEMINAR - Spring Break Week


March 29th

Tom Johnson (Professor Emeritus - University of Missouri): TBA


April 5th


April 12th


April 19th


April 26th

Joao Gabriel Pio (PhD Student - Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil): TBA

Zhan Gao (Associate Professor - Henan University of Engineering, China): TBA


May 3rd

Rafael Campos (PhD Student - Federal University of Minas Gerais): TBA

Xiang Gao (PhD Student - Chinese Academy of Sciences, China): TBA