uptown_1 April 24 – Andrew Chupp, Illinois State University, “Signal Detection Theory and the Evaluation of Economic Forecasts with Application to Forecasting Electricity Prices.”  /  April 15 – Irina Panovska, Washington University in St. Louis, “What Explains the Recent Jobless Recoveries?”  /  April 12 – Caleb Lewis, Northern Illinois University, “Peer Effects and the Importance of Behavioral Responses in the Classroom.”