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 (Fall 2017)
Meets on Wednesdays in room HH235 from 11:30 to 12:30 on alternate weeks, starting on September 20
Autor, D., S. Houseman and S. Kerr (2016) “The Effect of Work First Job Placements on the Distribution of Earnings: An Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression Approach”, JOLE 35(1) pp.149 http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/10.1086/687522
|Oct. 4||Iuliia Nesterova||
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst, Nikolai Roussanov; Conspicuous Consumption and Race, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 124, Issue 2, 1 May 2009, Pages 425–467, https://doi.org/10.1162/qjec.2009.124.2.425
|Oct. 18||Virginia Hernanz||TBA|
|Nov. 1||Tammy Schirle||TBA|
|Nov. 15||Ana Ferrer||
Hartley, R.P. and Lamarche, C. (2017) “Behavioral Responses and Welfare Reform: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment” IZA DP 10905 http://ftp.iza.org/dp10905.pdf
|Nov. 28||Tao Chen||TBA|
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|