What is The WALL?
The WALL (WAterloo Laurier Labour) seminar workshop is a group of faculty members and PhD students who are interested in labour economics. Originally conceived as a reading group, this term it will resemble more a place to bounce ideas and get feedback for initial research work.
The WALL Schedule (Winter 2017)
Meets on Fridays in room HH235 from 10:00 to 11:30 on alternate weeks, starting on January 27
|Yazhuo Pan (Annie)||
“Household Bargaining and Female Labour Supply”
|February 10||Thomas Parker||TBD|
|March 3||Chris Riddell||“Inside the black box of firm provided training: Evidence from the performance management records of four firms”|
|March 17||Andres Arcila Vasquez||“Constructing a Job quality index”|
|March 31||Mikal Skuterud||“The Relative Labour Market Performance of Former International Students|
|April 14||Pierre Chausse||TBD|
The WALL Schedule (Fall 2016)
Meets on Wednesdays in HH 235 from 11:30am to 12:30pm on alternate weeks, starting on September 21st, 2016.
See you there!
|September 21||Bilal Khan||
“Export Destination, Skill Utilization and Skill Premium in Chinese Manufacturing sector”
|October 5||Mikal Skuterud||
“Immigrant Selection, Skills, and Labour Market Performance: An Evaluation of Immigration Policy in Australia, Canada and the U.S. ”, (with A.Clarke and A.Ferrer).
|October 19||Yehui Lao||TBA|
|November 2||Chris Riddell||“Inside the black box of firm provided training: Evidence from the performance management records of four firms”|
|November 16||Yazhuo Pan (Annie)||“Changes in Family Structure and Child Cognitive Outcomes: Evidence from Canadian Longitudinal Data of Children” (Second year paper presentation )|
Andres Arcila/Thomas Parker
"Employment Insurance Changes and Labour Market Transitions: Evidence from the Canadian LFS 2003-2009"