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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
April 23, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Economics External Speaker Series



Please contact a member of the visiting speaker series with any questions: Brian McCaig, Christine Neill, or Justin Smith.


Economics External Speaker Series
 
Winter 2014


WINTER 2014
11:30 am - 12:50 pm
Location: 2067

Date

Speaker

Topic

January 10


Dr. Kunal Dasgupta
University of Toronto 

Inattentive Importers

January 27 (Monday)
*Note: location SBE1230

Dr. Ka Ho Ng
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Does Dividend Tax Impede Competition for Corporate Charters?

February 7

Dr. Loretta Fung
National Tsing Hua University (joint with Dr. Jen Baggs and Dr. Bev Lapham)

Exposure of Canadian Retailers to Cross Border Shopping

February 28


Dr. J. Atsu Amigashie
University of Guelph

Regime Spoiler or Regime Pawn: The Military and Distributional Conflict in Non-Democracies

March 7

Dr. Matt Webb
University of Calgary

Wild Bootstrap Inference for Wildly Different Cluster Sizes

March 14


Dr. Xeuda Song
York University

The Role of Education in Technology Use and Adoption: Evidence from the Canadian Workplace and Employee Survey

March 21


Dr. Shari Eli
University of Toronto

Income Effects on Health: Evidence from Union Army Pensions

March 26

(Wednesday)

*Note: location SBE1230 

Tufts University

The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies

April 4

Dr. Tim Moore
George Washington University

The Employment Effects of Terminating Disability Benefits

 
Fall 2013

FALL 2013
11:30 am - 12:50 pm

Date and location

Speaker

Topic

September 20
P2067

Mr. Richard Peterete
University of  Munich

Optimal Loss Prevention and Prudence under Endogenous Consumption

September 27
P2067

Dr. Cesar Sosa Padilla
McMaster University

Debt Dilution and Sovereign Default Risk

October 25
P2067

Dr. Arvind Magesan University of Calgary 

Having it All: Consumer Discrimination and Specialization in the Workplace

November 12
Room 2C3

Dr. David Figlio
Northwestern University 

The Effects of Early Intervention for Autism

November 15
P2067

Dr. Marco Gonzales-Navarro
University of Toronto 

Subways and city growth

 
Winter 2013

Date, Time & Location
Speaker Topic
March 15, 2013
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
SBE1230 CANCELLED


Shari Eli
University of Toronto



Income Effects on Health:
Evidence from Union Army Pensions


March 22, 2013
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
SBE1230

Fernanda Estevan
University of Ottawa


College Admission and High School Integration


April, 5, 2013
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
SBE1230

Bean Sand
York University

Industrial Composition, Bargaining, and the Gender Wage Gap:
Evidence from U.S. Cities
April 19, 2013
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
SBE1230
William Strange
University of Toronto

TBA



 
Fall 2012

Date, Time & Location
Speaker Topic
September 21, 2012
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
SBE1230

Svetlana Demidova
McMaster University


Firm Heterogeneity and Costly Trade: A New Estimation Strategy and Policy Experiment
September 28, 2012
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
SBE1230
CANCELLED - to be rescheduled
Ben Sand
York University



Industrial Composition,
Bargaining, and the Gender Wage Gap: Evidence from U.S. Cities

October 19, 2012
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
SBE1230


Ross Hickey
University of British Columbia, Okanagan


Immigrant Labour Market Participation and Earnings: The Effect of Regulation


October 26, 2012
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
SBE1230





Fabio Rumler
Oesterreichische National Bank
(National Bank of Austria)




A Micro-based Non Inflationary Rate of Capacity Utilisation as a Measure of Inflationary Pressure - Evidence for Austria


November 16, 2012
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
SBE1230


Myrna Wooders (Vanderbilt)



Subgame Perfect Cooperation in an Extensive Game


 
Winter 2012

Date, Time & Location
Speaker Topic

March 2, 2012
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
P2067

Gillian Hamilton                   University of Toronto


Fertility and Wealth in New France


March 5, 2012
4:00-5:30 p.m.
P2067
John Roemer
Yale University

Kantian equilibrium, externalities, and social ethos
March 7, 2012
4:00-5:30 p.m.
BA112
John Roemer
Yale University

North-South convergence in the presence of global warming

March 16, 2012
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
P2067

Sonia Laszlo
McGill University

Social Exchange and Ambiguity Preferences

March 23, 2012
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
P2067

Bridget O'Shaughnessy
McMaster University


Rethinking Assessment:  What, When, Where, Why, and How?


March 30, 2012
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
P2067

Tasso Adamopoulos
York University


TBA



 
Fall 2011

Date, Time & Location
Speaker Topic
September 30, 2011
3:00-4:30 p.m.
2C17
Corinne Langinier
University of Alberta

Subjective Performance of Patent Examiners and Implicit Contracts
October 14, 2011
3:00-4:30 p.m.
2C17
Wei Dong
Bank of Canada

The Role of Expenditure Switching in the Global Imbalance Adjustment
October 28, 2011
3:00-4:30 p.m.
2C17
Peter Matthews
Middlebury College



November 18, 2011
3:00-4:30 p.m.
2C17
Louis-Philippe Morin


TBA


November 25, 2011
3:00-4:30 p.m.
2C17
Chris Bidner
UBC

TBA


December 9, 2011
3:00-4:30 p.m.
2C17
Bridget O'Shaughnessy
McMaster

TBA