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Seminars

2009-2010

Seminars, Winter 2010

 

Speaker: Don Kenkel, Cornell University
Date to be determined
Title: TBA
Host: Phil Decicca

February 15th to February 19th 2010 Mid Winter Break

Speakers: Bridget O'Shaughnessy and Hannah Holmes, McMaster University
Wednesday March 3, 2010, 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. KTH 334
Title: In the classroom: Engaging students in large (and not-so-large) classes

Speaker: Wei Yang, McMaster University
Wednesday March 10, 2010, 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. KTH 334
Title: Does compulsory volunteering affect subsequent behaviour? Evidence from a natural experiment in Canada

Speaker: Taha Jamal, McMaster University

Wednesday March 24, 2010, 1:40 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Title: TBA

Speaker: Elizabeth Dhuey, University of Toronto
Friday March 26th, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. KTH 334
Title: School Entry Policies and Skill Accumulation Across Directly and Indirectly Affected Men
Host: Martin Dooley

Friday April 2, 2010 University Closed

Speaker: Sarah Wang
Title: "Demand for Prescription Drug Insurance and Health Care Utilization in Canada"
Friday April 9, 2010 KTH 334 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Speaker: Evan Mereditch
Title: Subjective Well Being and the Labour Market
Wednesday April 14th, 2010 KTH 334 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.

CANCELED
Speaker: Tim Cason, Purdue University
Wednesday May 5th, 2010, 12:30 p.m. to 1.20 p.m. KTH 334
Title: TBA
Host: Jingjing Zhang

 

Seminars, Fall 2009

**Seminar sponsored by the Department of Statistics
Speaker: Jeff Racine, McMaster University
Tuesday September 29th 2009, 3:30 - 4:30 pm Hamilton Hall 217 (refreshments in HH 216)
Title: Constrained nonparametric kernel regression: estimation and inference
Host: Department of Statistics, McMaster University**

**Note special early start time
Speaker: Alfred Leblanc, Finance Canada
Wednesday October 7th 2009, 12:00 noon to 1:20, KTH 334
Title: Federal-Provincial Fiscal Relations
Host: Bill Scarth**

Speaker: Vincenzo Caponi, Ryerson University
Wednesday, October 14th 2009 12:30pm - 1:20pm, KTH 334
Title: Intergenerational Transmission of Abilities and Self-Selection
Host: Shintaro Yamaguchi

OGS Thursday October 22, 2009 through Friday October 23, 2009

Speaker: Chris Gunn, McMaster Unviersity
Wednesday October 28th, 2009, 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. KTH 334
Title: News and Knowledge Capital

Speaker: Wei Yang, McMaster University
Wednesday Novermber 4th, 2009, 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. KTH 334
Title: Are Contributions of Time and Money Substitutes or Complements?

Speaker: Evan Mereditch, McMaster University
Wednesday November 4th, 2009, 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. KTH 334
Titles: School to Work Programs and Labour Market Outcomes

Speaker: Youngki Shin, University of Western Ontario (joint with Sokbae Lee and Myung Hwan Seo)
Friday November 13th, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. KTH 334
Title: Testing for Threshold Effects in Regression Models
Host: Jeff Racine

Speaker: Marko Vuljicic, Senior Economist, Human Development Network, The World Bank
Tuesday November 17th, 2009, 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. KTH 334
Title: Can Increases Labour Force Participation Help Address Nursing Shortages in Canada?
Host: Jerry Hurley

Speaker: Sarah Wang, McMaster Unviersity
Wednesday November 18th, 2009, 1:40 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. KTH 334
Hosty: TBA

Speaker: Eric French, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (joint work with John Bailey Jones, University at Albany, SUNY)
Friday November 20th, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. KTH 334
Title: The Effects of Health Insurance and Self-Insurance on Retirement Behavior
Host: Shintaro Yamaguchi

Speaker: Phil Leonard, McMaster University
Wednesday November 25th, 2009, 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. KTH 334
Title:

Speaker: Tim Kehoe, Minnesota, Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor
Workshop: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009, 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. KTH 334
Title: Evaluating Trade Reforms with Models with Heterogeneous Firms
Host: Mike Veall

Speaker: Tim Kehoe, Minnesota, Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor
Public Lecture: Thursday, November 26th, 2009, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. DSB 505
Title: The Current Financial Crisis: What Should We Learn from the Great Depressions of the Twentieth Century?
Host: Mike Veall

Speaker: Tim Kehoe, Minnesota, Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor
Friday November 27th, 2009, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. KTH 334
Title: Welfare and Growth in Open Economies
Host: Mike Veall

Speaker: Taha Jamal, McMaster University
Wednesday December 2, 2009, 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. KTH 334
Title: TBA

Speaker: Jorgen Hansen, Concordia, (joint with Christian Belzil)
Friday, December 4th, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. KTH 334
Title: An Economic Analysis of Dictatorial and Incentive Policy Interventions in IV Estimation
Host: Shintaro Yamaguchi

Speaker: Sihui Tao, McMaster University
Wednesday December 16th, 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. KTH 334
Title: Inequity in the Delivery of Health Services in Eight Provinces of China

December 4th 2009 Last Day of Classes