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Seminar Series

2016-2017 seminar schedule

Date Time Location Speaker Title Host
September 9, 2016 3:30pm EV3 4412 Neil Brisley, University of Waterloo

Market-Specific Human Capital: Talent Mobility, Compensation, and Shareholder Value

Mikal Skuterud

September 13, 2016 (Tuesday) 3:30pm HH 139 Nick Bedard, University of Technology, Sydney "Optimal Mechanisms for Selling a Public Good with Interdependent Values” (with Jacob Goeree) Jean Guillaume Forand

September 23, 2016 (CANCELLED)

3:30pm N/A Shanjun Li, Cornell University N/A Tao Chen
September 30, 2016 3:30pm EV3 4412 Jake Wong, University of Adelaide "Aggregate Reallocation Shocks, Islands and Distance" Matthew Doyle
October 7, 2016 3:30pm EV3 4412 David Autor, MIT "Importing Political Polarization?  The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure" Chris Riddell
October 14, 2016 3:30pm DC 1304 Phil Oreopoulos, University of Toronto "Student Coaching: How far can technology go?" Stéphanie Lluis
October 21, 2016 3:30pm EV3 4412 Stephanie McWhinnie, University of Adelaide "International Fisheries Access Agreements and Trade" Margaret Insley
October 28, 2016 3:30pm EV3 4412 Juan Ortner, Boston University "Making Corruption Harder: Asymmetric Information, Collusion and Crime’’ Jean Guillaume Forand

November 4, 2016


3:30pm EV3 4412 Ronald Wolthoff, University of Toronto "Search Frictions, Competing Mechanisms and Optimal Market Segmentation" (joint with Xiaoming Cai and Pieter Gautier) Francisco Gonzalez
November 11, 2016 3:30pm EV3 4412 Phil DeCicca, McMaster University "The impact of education on lifetime fertility: Evidence from Canada" Emma Piérard
November 18, 2016 3:30pm EV3 4412 Silvia Gonçalves, Western University "Bootstrapping factor models with cross sectional dependence"

Pierre Chaussé

November 25, 2016 3:30pm EV3 4412 Miles Corak, University of Ottawa "Divided Landscapes of Economic Opportunity: The Canadian Geography of Intergenerational Mobility" Stéphanie Lluis

December 2, 2016


3:30pm EV3 4412 Claudia Olivetti, Boston College N/A Ana Ferrer
February 3, 2017 **2:30pm EV3 4412 Mark Tremblay, University of Ottawa "Canadian Health Measures Survey: A Personal Journey from Conception to Policy Impact"  SWORDC
February 10, 2017 3:30pm EV3 4412 Yao Luo, University of Toronto "Bundling and Nonlinear Pricing in Telecommunications” Tom Parker
March 17, 2017 3:30pm EV3 4412 Mehmet Kutluay, PhD Candidate at VU University Amsterdam

(Over) Reaction to New Information: Valuing Malaria and Probability Weighting

Sue Horton
March 24, 2017 3:30pm EV3 4412 Kunio Tsuyuhara, University of Calgary "Making Do with Less? Workers' On-the-Job Effort and the Role on Macro Effects" Francisco Gonzalez
March 25, 2017 (Saturday) 9:45-4:30 EIT 1015 Multiple speakers Economics Workshop  
April 19, 2017 (Wednesday) 3:30pm EV3 4412 Javier Fernandez-Blanco, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona "Unemployment Risks and Intra-Household Insurance" Francisco Gonzalez

If you would like to see information about previous seminar speakers, please see the Archived seminars page.

If you are interested in meeting with the speaker, please contact the listed host.

For further information contact: Pat Gruber, 519-888-4567 ext. 33695