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Seminars

Seminars

2019 Fall
Speaker Affiliation Title Date/Time Venue Host
Frank Stahler Tuebingen University "New Gravity" 09/24, 3:30pm VIC305 H. Murat Yildiz
Eftichios Sartzetakis University of Macedonia "International Environmental Agreements and Trading Blocks -Can issue linkage enhance cooperation?" 10/01, 3:30pm VIC305 H. Murat Yildiz
Bernardo Morais Federal Reserve Board "Forward Looking Loan Provisions: Credit Supply and Risk-Taking" 10/08, 3:30pm VIC305 Hyunju Lee
Sergey Kichko Higher School of Economics "Intersectoral linkages: Good shocks, bad outcomes?" 10/10, 3:30pm VIC210 H. Murat Yildiz
Ben Friedrich Northwestern (Kellogg) “Trade Shocks, Firm Hierarchies, and Wage Inequality” 11/05, 3:30pm VIC305 Germán Pupato
Thanasis Stengos University of Guelph "A GMM estimator for the linear Index threshold model" 11/12, 3:30pm VIC305 Cathy Ning
Antoine Djogbenou York University TBA 11/19, 3:30pm VIC305 Leo Michelis
Aloysius Siow University of Toronto TBA 11/26, 3:30pm VIC305 Yu Wang
Ba Chu Carleton University TBA 12/10, 3:30pm TBA Doosoo Kim
Past Seminars
Speaker Affiliation Title Date/Time Venue Host
Charles Zheng, external link, opens in new window University of Western Ontario "Optimal redistributions via auctions" 03/05, 3:30pm POD 367 Haomiao Yu
Byoung G Park, external link, opens in new window State University of New York, Albany “Causal Mediation Analysis with Endogenous Mediation Variables”  03/12, 3:30pm POD 367 Doosoo Kim
Leonard Wantchekon, external link, opens in new window Princeton University "The Strength of  Weak Ties? Education and Social Mobility Externalities in Benin" 03/19, 3:30pm POD 367 Ricardo Pique
Hashmat Khan, external link, opens in new window Carleton University "Rules-Based Monetary Policy and the Threat of Indeterminacy When Trend Inflation is Low" 03/26, 3:30pm POD 367 Constantine Angyridis
Peter Temin MIT "The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy" 03/28, 3:30pm ENGLG21 Eric Kam
Kei-Mu Yi, external link, opens in new window University of Houston "Structural Change and Deindustrialization" 04/09, 3:30pm POD 367 Hyunju Lee
Georgy Egorov, external link, opens in new window Northwestern University (Kellog MEDS) "From Extreme to Mainstream: How Social Norms Unravel" 04/16, 3:30pm POD 366 Ricardo Pique
Bernardo Blum, external link, opens in new window University of Toronto (Rotman) "The ABCs of firm heterogeneity: the effects of demand and cost differences on exporting" 04/30, 3:30pm KHE 118 Claustre Bajona
Speaker Affiliation Title Date/Time Venue Host
Jean Marie Viaene Erasmus University "Firm Export Survival: Micro-Evidence from the Philippines" 09/25, 3:30pm EPH 112 Richard Chisik
Dimitrios Thomakos University of Peloponnese "Adaptive Learning Forecasting  with Applications in Forecasting Agricultural Prices" 09/28, 3:30pm VIC 303 Leo Michelis
Donna Feir University of Victoria "The Slaughter of the Bison and Reversal of Fortunes on the Great Plains" 10/02, 3:30pm EPH 112 Jeanne Tschopp
Gueorgui Kambourov University of Toronto "Hours, Occupations, and Gender Differences in Labor Market Outcomes" 10/16, 3:30pm EPH 112 Derek Stacey
Alejandro Molnar Vanderbilt University "The marginal congestion of a taxi in New York City" 10/29, 3:30pm JOR 1402 Paul Missios
Hidenori Takahashi University of Mannheim "Bidding for Contracts under Uncertain Demand: Skewed Bidding and Risk Sharing" 11/06, 3:30pm EPH 112 Doosoo Kim
Yiguo Sun University of Guelph "Functional-coefficient spatial autoregressive fixed-effects panel data models with single unknown endogenous factor" 11/13, 3:30pm EPH 112 Cathy Ning
David Wiczer Stony Brook University "Earnings Growth, Job Flows and Churn" 11/20, 3:30pm EPH 112 Derek Stacey
Gajendran Raveendranathan McMaster University "Structural Transformation and Trade: Spain, 1850-2000" 11/26, 3:30pm SLC 516 Hyunju Lee
Rod Garratt UCSB "Efficient Bilateral Trade" 12/04, 3:30pm EPH 112 Haomiao Yu
Rene Kirkgaard University of Guelph "Contracting with Private Reward" 12/11, 3:30pm  EPH 112 Haomiao Yu
Speaker Affiliation Title Time&Venue Host
Mihaela Pintea Florida International University "The Role of Productivity, Transportation Costs, and Barriers to Intersectoral Mobility in Structural Transformation" 03/15, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Richard
Pablo Querubin New York University "Village Social Network Structures and Electoral Competition" 03/20, 3:30pm, ENG LG24 Ricardo
Theodore Papageorgiou McGill University "Geography, Search Frictions and Endogenous Trade Costs" 03/27, 3:30pm, ENG LG24 Germán
Saltuk Ozerturk Southern Methodist University "Information Gatekeeping and Media Bias" 04/10, 3:30pm, ENG LG24 Murat
Effrosyni Diamantoudi Concordia University "International Environmental Agreements - The impact of heterogeneity on stability" 04/17, 3:30pm, ENG LG24 Murat
Paul Beaudry University of British Columbia "On the Macroeconomic Consequences of Over-Optimism" 04/27, 4:00pm, POD 358 Jeanne
Beyza Ural Marchand University of Alberta "Inequality and Trade Policy: Pro-Poor Bias of Contemporary Trade Restrictions" 04/30, 3:30pm, KHE 119 Murat
Speaker Affiliation Title Time&Venue Host
Marco Gonzalez-Navarro University of Toronto "Vulnerability and Clientelism" 09/26, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Germán
Ruben Gaetani University of Toronto (Rotman) "Income Segregation and Rise of the Knowledge Economy" 10/03, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Ricardo
Joaquin Naval Universitat de Girona "Employment Effects of on-the-job Human Capital Acquisition" 10/10, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Claustre
Kevin Lim University of Toronto "Escaping the Competition: The Impact of China's Exports on Chinese and Global Innovation" 10/24, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Germán
Sonja Chen  University of Calgary "The unemployment rate of high school graduates" 11/07, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Derek
Grey Gordon Indiana University "Accounting for the Rise in College Tuition across U.S. Colleges" 11/14, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Yu
Victor Aguirregabiria University of Toronto "The Geographic Flow of Bank Funding and Access to Credit: Branch Networks and Local-Market Competition" 11/21, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Yu
Wanling Huang University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley "Are the diversification benefits among major U.S. oil stocks disappearing during the 2014-2016 crude oil bust? A time-varying vine copula approach" 11/28, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Cathy
Andrew Ching University of Toronto (Rotman) "Inferring Product Durability from Choice Dynamics" 12/05, 4:00pm, JOR 802 Yu
Tanjim Hossain University of Toronto (Rotman) "The Effect of Organizational Design on Fairness and Efficiency in Joint Production" 12/12, 4:00pm, KHS 134 Haomiao
Speaker Affiliation Title Time&Venue Host
Heiwai Tang Johns Hopkins University - SAIS "Global Sourcing and Domestic Production Networks" 03/03, 3:00pm, POD 361 Germán
John Duggan University of Rochester "Extreme Agenda-Setting Power in Dynamic Bargaining Games" 03/07, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Haomiao
Gregory Gagnon University of Toronto "Stochastic Impulse Control of Exchange Rates with Freidlin-Wentzell Perturbations" 03/14, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Leo
Jean Francois Wen University of Calgary "Tax Penalties on Fluctuating Incomes: Estimates from Longitudinal Data" 03/21, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Maurice
Horacio Larreguy  Harvard University "A Market Equilibrium Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Vote-Buying: Evidence from Uganda" 03/28, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Ricardo
Oriol Carbonell-Nicolau Rutgers University "Inequality reducing properties of progressive income tax schedules: The case of endogenous income" 03/31, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Haomiao
Julien Martin UQAM "Volatility in the Small and in the Large: The Lack of Diversification in International Trade" 04/04, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Jeanne
Sekiu Choi University of Bristol "Deconstructing Job Search Behavior" 04/07, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Claustre
Arvind Magesan University of Calgary "Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Games when Players’ Beliefs Are Not in Equilibrium" 04/11, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Yu
Andrei Levchenko University of Michigan "The Micro Origins of International Business Cycle Comovement" 04/20, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Germán
Oleg Itskhoki Princeton University "Granular Comparative Advantage" 04/25, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Germán
Javier Fernandez-Blanco U Autonoma de Barcelona "Unemployment risks and intra-household insurance" 04/28, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Claustre
Franck Malherbet ENSAE "Taxation of Temporary Jobs: Good intentions with bad outcomes?" 05/09, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Murat
Mustafa Ulus Galatasaray University   05/18, 4:00pm, KHE 216 Murat

Fall 2016

Chong Xiang (Purdue University)

"Educational Quality along Multiple Dimensions: A Cross-Country Analysis"

Friday, Sept. 9 at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 502.

Hosted by Germán

 

Till Gross (Carleton University)

"Dynamic Capital Tax Competition under the Source Principle"

Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.

Hosted by Constantine

 

Martín Rossi (Universidad de San Andres)

"Subsidized Home-ownership Programs, Transaction Costs, and Domestic Violence"

Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.

Hosted by Ricardo

 

Pamela Medina (University of Toronto)

"Within-Firm Responses to Import Competition: Quality Upgrading and Exporting in the Peruvian Apparel Industry"

Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.

Hosted by Germán

 

Stephane Mechoulan (Dalhousie University)

"Riots, Emergency Powers, and Opportunistic Behavior: an Analysis using Bounded Variation Assumptions"

Friday, Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 370.

Hosted by Constantine

 

Francisco Gonzalez (University of Waterloo)

"Skill mismatch in competitive search equilibrium"

Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.

Hosted by Claustre

 

Kai Zhao (University of Connecticut)

"The Chinese Saving Rate: Long-Term Care Risks. Family Insurance, and Demographics"

Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 3:30 p.m. in TBA.

Hosted by Constantine

 

Bingyong Zheng (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

" An Electoral Model of Political Dynasties"

Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.

Hosted by Cathy

 

Pierre Chausse (University of Waterloo)

"Assessing inter-generational mobility – a functional data regression approach"

Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.

Hosted by Leo

 

Atsuko Tanaka (University of Calgary)

"Statistical Discrimination, Occupational Sorting, and Career Opportunities"

Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.

Hosted by Yu

 

Kyle Handley (University of Michigan)

"Trade Collapses: the Role of Economic and Policy Uncertainty in the Great Recession"

Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.

Hosted by Murat

 

Nirav Mehta (Western University)

"Social interactions, mechanisms, and Equilibrium: Evidence from a model of study time and academic achievement"

Friday, Dec. 2 at 3:30 p.m. in KHW 387.

Hosted by Yu

 

Kai Huang (McMaster University)

Cancelled 

Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.

Hosted by Haomiao

 

Joel Rodrigue (Vanderbilt University)

"Product Churning, Reallocation, and Chinese Export Growth"

Thursday, Dec. 8 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 358.

Hosted by Paul

Winter 2016

Joseph Marchand (University of Alberta)

"The Labor Market and School Finance Effects of the Texas Shale Boom on Teacher Quality and Student Achievement"

Friday, February 19th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek

Emanuel Ornelas (London School of Economics)

"Trade Liberalization and Third-Market Effects"

Tuesday, March 1st at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Murat

Eugene Beaulieu (University of Calgary)

"International Technology Diffusion via Goods Trade:Theory and Evidence from China"

Tuesday, March 8th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Murat

Liang Wang (University of Hawaii at Manao)

"Job Search over the Life Cycle"

Thursday, March 10th at 3:30 p.m. in VIC 210. Hosted by Derek

Runjuan Liu (University of Alberta)

"Beggar Thy Neighbor or Beggar Thy Domestic Firms?"

Tuesday, March 15th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Germán

Konstantinos Serfes (Drexel University)

"Strategic Incentives for Innovations and Market Competition"

Tuesday, March 22th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Deb

Yuanyuan Wan (University of Toronto)

"Two-way exclusion restrictions in models with heterogeneous treatment effects"

Tuesday, March 29th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Cathy

Giovanni Facchini (University of Nottingham)

"Coercive Trade Policy"

Friday, April 1st at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Mine Senses (Johns Hopkins SAIS)

"Trade Shocks and the Provision of Local Public Goods"

Thursday, April 7th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Murat

Brian Kovak (Carnegie Mellon University)

"Trade Reform and Regional Dynamics: Evidence From 25 Years of Brazilian Matched Employer-Employee Data"

Tuesday, April 12th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Germán

Keith Head (University of British Columbia)

"TBA "

Tuesday, April 19th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Germán

Winter 2016 (Job Market Talks)

Edourd Djeutem (Simon Fraser University)

"Robust Learning in the Foreign Exchange Market"

Monday, January 18th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 368.  

Zhe Yuan (University of Toronto)

"Network Competition in the Airline Industry: A Framework for Empirical Policy Analysis"

Wednesday, January 20th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 210.  

Colin Caines (University of British Columbia)

"Can Adaptive Learning Explain Boom-Bust Cycles in Asset Prices? An Application to the US Housing Boom"

Friday, January 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 367.  

Xingfei Liu (Ryerson University)

"On or Off - Are Treatment Effect of Policy Changes Symmetric? Evidence from UI Reform with Incomplete Information"

Tuesday, January 26th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 366.  

Yu Wang (University of Pennsylvania)

"The Impact of Student Debt on the Education, Career, and Marriage Choices of Female Lawyers "

Wednesday, January 27th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 210.  

Yajing Jiang (Johns Hopkins University)

"Matching Games with Unobserved Heterogeneity: A Structural Analysis of Online Labor Markets "

Thursday, January 28th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 367.  

Vincent Maurin (European University Institute)

"Liquidity Fluctuations in Over the Counter Markets "

Friday, January 29th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 367.  

Sergio de Ferra (London School of Economics)

"External Imbalances, Gross Capital Flows and Sovereign Debt Crises "

Monday, February 1st at 4:00 p.m. in POD 368.  

Ming He (University of Washington)

"Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Pure Common Value Auction Models with an Application to U.S. OCS Wildcat Auctions "

Tuesday, February 2nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 368.  

Christian Proebsting (University of Michigan)

"Are Devaluations Expansionary? Firm-Level Evidence from Estonia "

Wednesday, February 3th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.  

Dong-Hyuk Kim (Vanderbilt University)

"Empirical Evidence of Ambiguity in First-Price Auctions "

Friday, February 5th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 367.  

Ricardo Pique (Northwestern University)

"Higher Pay, Worse Outcomes? The Impact of Mayoral Wages on Local Government Quality in Peru "

Wednesday, February 10th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.  

Fall 2015

Ferdinando Monte (Georgetown University)

"Commuting, Migration, and Local Employment Elasticities"

Friday, September 18th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Germán

James Lake (Southern Methodist University)

"Are Global Trade Negotiations Behind a Fragmented World of "Gated Globalization"?"

Thursday, September 24th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Murat

Fernando Leibovici (York University)

"Financial Frictions and Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations"

Friday, September 25th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Germán

Daniela Hochfellner (University of Michigan and IAB)

"Winners and Losers of Financial Crises: Evidence from Individuals and Firms"

Tuesday, September 29th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Jeanne

Rodrigo Sekkel (Bank of Canada)

"Macroeconomic Uncertainty Through the Lens of Professional Forecasters"

Friday, October 2nd at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Bagi

Ninghua Du (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

"Goodwill Can Hurt: a Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Return Policies in Auctions"

Tuesday, October 6th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Amy

Eduardo Morales (Princeton University)

"What do Exporters Know?"

Tuesday, October 13th at 3:30 p.m. in POD366. Hosted by Germán

Peter Hammond (University of Warwick)

"The Kyoto Protocol and Beyond: Pareto Gains from International Emissions Trading and Clean Development "

Wednesday, October 21st at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao

Jiaying Gu (University of Toronto)

"Unobserved Heterogeneity in Income Dynamics: an Empirical Bayes Perspective"

Tuesday, October 27th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Cathy

Martino Pelli (Sherbrooke University)

"From Fossil Fuels to Renewables: The Role of Electricity Storage"

Tuesday, November 3rd at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Jeanne

Christopher Hajzler (Bank of Canada)

"Government Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment under the Threat of Expropriation"

Tuesday, November 10th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Richard

Ana Maria Santacreu (Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis)

"International R&D Spillovers and Asset Prices"

Friday, November 20th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Claustre

Paulo Barelli (University of Rochester)

"Homotopy Methods for Discounted Stochastic Games"

Tuesday, November 24th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Haomiao

Yuanyuan Wan (University of Toronto)

"Integrated-quantile-based Estimation for First Price Auction Models"

Thursday, November 26th 

CANCELLED

Hosted by Cathy

Lilia Karnizova (University of Ottawa)

"Emissions Cap or Emissions Tax? A Multi-Sector Business Cycle Analysis"

Tuesday, December 1st at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Constantine

Edward Schlee (Arizona State University)

"The Market for Lemons: Costly Insurance, Coverage Denials, and Pooling"

Tuesday, December 8th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Haomiao

Carlos Serrano (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Patent Collateral, Investor Commitment and the Market for Venture Lending"

Friday, December 11th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Claustre

Winter 2015

Lorenzo Caliendo (Yale University)

"The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy"

Friday, January 23rd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Germán

Fuchun Li (Bank of Canada)

"Testing for the Diffusion Matrix in a Multivariate Diffusion Process with Applications to Term Structure of Interest Rates"

Tuesday, February 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Cathy

Jason Allen (Bank of Canada)

"Search frictions and market power in negotiated price markets: the role of intermediaries"

Tuesday, February 17th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Derek

Stephane Mechoulan (Dalhousie University)

"Intra-household Allocation of Family Resources and Birth Order: Evidence From France Using Siblings Data"

Tuesday, March 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Constantine

Soojin Jo (Bank of Canada)

"Heterogeneity in the Dynamic Effects of Uncertainty on Investment"

Tuesday, March 10th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Min

Larry Schembri (Bank of Canada)

"Financial Stability: The What, the Why, the Where, the How and the Who?"

Tuesday, March 17th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Tom

Charles Roddie (London School of Economics)

"Demographic Competition and Inequality Aversion"

Friday, March 20th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao

Hashmat Khan (Carleton University)

"House Prices and Government Spending Shocks"

Tuesday, March 24th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Constantine

Ujjayant Chakravorty (Tufts University)

"Who is Buying? Fuelwood Collection in Rural India"

Friday, March 27th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Paul

Chris Cotton (Queen's University)

"Affirmative Action and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment"

Tuesday, April 14th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao

Xiao Luo (National University of Singapore)

"Rationalizability in General Situations"

Tuesday, April 21st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao

Anne Polivka (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

"Storms and Jobs: The Effect of Hurricanes on Individuals’ Employment and Earnings over the Long Run"

Tuesday, April 28th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Jeanne

Fall 2014

Steven Lehrer (Queen's University)

"Estimating Context-Independent Treatment Effects in Education Experiments"

Tuesday, September 2nd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Brennan

Thanasis Stengos (University of Guelph)

"Structural Threshold Regression"

Tuesday, September 16th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Richard

Mikal Skuterud (University of Waterloo)

"Immigrant Skill Selection and Utilization: A Comparative Analysis of Australia, Canada, and the United States"

Friday, September 26th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Ethan Lewis (Dartmouth College)

"People and Machines: A Look at The Evolving Relationship Between Capital and Skill In Manufacturing 1850-1940 Using Immigration Shocks"

Tuesday, October 7th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Jeanne

Ana Ferrer (University of Waterloo)

"The Effect of Linguistic Proximity on the Occupational Assimilation of Immigrants"

Friday, October 10th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Stanley Zin (New York University)

"PDF fileRisk and Ambiguity in Models of Business Cycles, external link"

Tuesday, October 14th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Mo

John Knight (Western University)

"The Properties of Double-Blind Dutch Auctions in a Clearing House"

Friday, October 24th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204 Hosted by Cathy

Carl Davidson (Michigan State University)

"A Simple Model of Globalization, Schooling and Skill Acquisition"

Tuesday, October 28th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Richard

Christian Gourieroux (University of Toronto)

"Positional Portfolio Management"

Tuesday, November 4th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Cathy

Kristy Buzard (Syracuse University)

"Endogenous Politics and the Design of Trade Institutions"

Friday, November 7th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Matias Cortes (University of Manchester)

"The Barriers to Occupational Mobility: An Aggregate Analysis"

Tuesday, November 11th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Jeanne

Julian Emami Namini (Erasmus University)

"Discrimination and International Trade"

Tuesday, November 18th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Richard

Pablo Fajgelbaum (UCLA)

"Measuring the Unequal Gains from Trade"

Friday, November 21st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Germán

Ben Sand (York University)

"Taking Selection to Task: Bounds on Occupational Task Prices"

Tuesday, November 25th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Jeanne

Thomas Sampson (London School of Economics)

"Dynamic Selection: An Idea Flows Theory of Entry, Trade and Growth"

Tuesday, December 2nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

Pau Pujolas (McMaster University)

"Nonlinear Gravity"

Tuesday, December 9th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Claustre

Winter 2014

Giovanni Maggi (Yale University)

"Uncertainty and Trade Agreements"

Tuesday, March 4th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

Audrey Laporte (University of Toronto)

Cancelled

Tuesday, March 11th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Amy

Slvetlana Demidova (McMaster University)

"Trade Policies, Firm Heterogeneity, and Variable Markups"

Tuesday, March 18th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

George Jia (University of Prince Edward Island)

"Health Insurance Coverage and Self-Employment Among Young US Adults"

Friday, March 21st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Gregory Pavlov (University of Western Ontario)

"Multi-Stage Unmediated Communication in a Sender-Receiver Model"

Tuesday, March 25th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Haomiao

Benjamin Zissimos (University of Exeter)

"A Theory of Trade Policy Under Dictatorship and Democratization"

Monday, March 31st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Murat

Jean Guillaume Forand (University of Waterloo)

"A Dynamic Duverger’s Law"

Tuesday, April 1st at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Bagi

Joel Rodrigue (Vanderbilt University)

"Does Importing Intermediates Increase the Demand for Skilled Workers? Plant-Level Evidence"

Wednesday, April 2nd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Murat

Adrian Masters (SUNY Albany)

"Entrepreneurship, Job Creation and the Tax Code"

Tuesday, April 8th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Derek

Constantinos Syropoulos (Drexel University)

"Trade and Insecure Resources"

Tuesday, April 15th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Murat

Kunal Dasgupta (University of Toronto)

"Inattentive Importers"

Tuesday, April 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

Tasso Adamopoulos (York University)

"Land Reform and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Micro Data"

Tuesday, April 29th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Leo

Kyle Bagwell (Stanford University)

"Optimal Delegation and Regulation"

Thursday, May 8th at 3:30 p.m. in RCC 201. Hosted by Richard

 

Fall 2013

Tom McCurdy (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)

Do Jumps Contribute to the Dynamics of the Equity Premium?, external link

Tuesday, October 1st at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Cathy

Mostafa Beshkar (Indiana University)

“Tariff Binding and Overhang: Theory and Evidence”

Tuesday, October 8th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Richard

Daniel Trefler (University of Toronto)

“The Rents from Trade: Removing the Sugar Coating”

Tuesday, October 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

Ivan Medovikov (Brock University)

“Tests of independence based on the weighted empirical copula process”

Tuesday, October 29th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Cathy

Hugues Langlois (McGill University)

“Asset Pricing with Return Asymmetries: Theory and Tests”

Tuesday, November 5th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Cathy

Marcin Peski (University of Toronto)

PDF fileLocal Stability of Stationary Equilibria, external link

Tuesday, November 12th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Haomiao

Corinne Langinier (University of Alberta)

“Subjective Performance of Patent Examiners and Implicit Contracts”

Monday, November 18th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 200. Hosted by Deb

John Romalis (University of Sydney)

“International Prices and Endogenous Quality”

Tuesday, November 26th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Murat

Migiwa Tanaka (University of Toronto)

“Testing the Theory of Multitasking: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment in Chinese Factories”

Friday, November 29th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Bagi

Richard McLean (Rutgers)

“Games of Incomplete Information with Discontinuous Payoffs”

Tuesday, December 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Bagi

Olena Ivus (Queen's School of Business)

“Intellectural Property Protection and the Industrial Composition of Multinational Activity”

Wednesday, December 4th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 358. Hosted by Murat



Winter 2013

Andres Carvajal (Western University)

“Arbitrage Pricing in Noncompetitive Markets”

Friday, March 8th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

Dirk Krueger (University of Pennsylvania)

“Intergenerational Redistribution in the Great Recession”

Friday, March 15th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek Stacey

James Lake (Southern Methodist University)

“Dynamic endogenous formation of trade agreements: flexibility versus coordination”

Tuesday, April 2nd at 1:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Halis Yildiz

Lawrence Schembri (Bank of Canada)

"A Tale of Two Countries and Two Booms, Canada and the United States in the 1920s and the 2000s: The Roles of Monetary and Financial Stability Policies”

Please note this session is “Off the Record” and is closed to the media.

Thursday, April 5th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 484. Hosted by Tom Barbiero

John B. Jones (University at Albany-SUNY)

"Medicaid Insurance in Old Age"

Monday, April 8th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 205. Hosted by Christos Shiamptanis

Ingmar Prucha (University of Maryland)

"Limit Theory for Panel Data Models with Cross Sectional Dependence and Sequential Exogeneity"

Friday, April 12th at 4:00 p.m. in POD370. Hosted by Minseong Kim

Peter Streufert (Western University)

"Consistency is characterized by additive absurdity and pseudo-Bayesian updating"

Monday, April 15th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

Tim Conley (Western University)

“Detecting Bidders Groups in Collusive Auctions”

Friday, April 26th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Minseong Kim

Allen Head (Queen's University)

“The Dynamics of Market Power and International Prices”

Monday, May 13th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek Stacey

Beverly Lapham (Queen's University)

“The Effects of Exchange Rate Movements on Canadian Retailers”

Friday, May 17th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek Stacey



Winter 2013 (Job Market Talks)

 

Andrew Bird (University of Toronto)

"The Effects of Taxes on the Market for Corporate Control"

Wednesday, January 16th at 3:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Benjamin Marx (Columbia University)

"Regulatory Hurdles and Growth of Charitable Organizations: Evidence from a Dynamic Bunching Design"

Monday, January 21st at 3:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Jaqueline Oliveira (Yale University)

"The Value of Children: Intergenerational Transfers, Fertility, and Human Capital"

Tuesday, January 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Hongsong Zhang (Penn State University)

"Static and Dynamic Gains from Importing Intermediate Inputs: Theory and Evidence"

Wednesday, January 23rd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Lucrezio Figurelli (Boston College)

"Store Choice in Spatially Differentiated Markets"

Tuesday, January 29th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Laura Salisbury (Boston University)

"Women’s Income and Marriage Markets in the United States: Evidence from the Civil War Pension"

Wednesday, January 30th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Yao Luo (Penn State University)

"Bundling and Nonlinear Pricing in Telecommunications"

Friday, February 1st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Laura Grigolon (KU Leuven)

"A Discrete Choice Model for Ordered Nests"

Monday, February 4th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.



Fall 2012

 

Srihari Govindan (University of Rochester)

“Competition for a Majority”

Wednesday, September 12th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

Betty Daniel (University at Albany-SUNY)

"Monetary Policy Switching to Avoid a Liquidity Trap"

Friday, September 28th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Christos Shiamptanis

Maria Goltsman (Western University)

"Communication in Cournot Oligopoly"

Friday, October 5th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

Matthew Doyle (Waterloo University)

"Wage Posting Without Full Commitment"

Friday, October 19th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek Stacey

Piyusha Mutreja (Syracuse University)

“Capital Goods Trade and Economic Development”

Wednesday, November 7th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Halis Yildiz

Igor Livshits (Western University)

"Screening as a Unified Theory of Delinquency, Renegotiation, and Bankruptcy"

Friday, November 9th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Claustre Bajona

Ying Chen (Arizona State University)

"Discretionary vs. Mandatory Spending: The Status Quo Effect"

Wednesday, November 14th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

James G. MacKinnon (Queen's University)

"Thirty Years of Heteroskedasticity-Robust Inference"

Friday, November 16th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Maurice Roche

Myrna Wooders (Vanderbilt University)

"Subgame Perfect Cooperation in an Extensive Game"

Monday, November 19th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu