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Past Seminars

Seminars, Winter 2018

Wednesday, 28 February, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Speaker: Ivan A Canay, Northwestern University
Title: The Wild Bootstrap with a “Small” Number of “Large” Clusters
Host: Arthur Sweetman

Friday, 9 March, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Adam Rosen, Duke University
Title: Econometric Analysis of Incomplete English Auctions
Host: Arthur Sweetman

Friday, 16 March, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Michael Smart, University of Toronto
Title: The efficiency cost of dividend taxation: A new approach and estimates for Canada
Host: Alisa Tazhitdinova

Wednesday, 21 March, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Aaron Hedlund, University of Missouri-Columbia
Title: Housing Finance, Boom-Bust Episodes, and Macroeconomic Fragility
Host: Pau Pujolas

Wednesday, 28 March, 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Speaker: Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto
Title: Barriers to Entry and Regional Economic Growth in China
Host: Gajendran Raveendranathan

Wednesday, 4 April, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Jasmine Xiao, University of Norte Dame
Title: Capital Allocation and Investment Dynamics in Credit Crises
Host: Alok Johri

Friday, 6 April, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Kevin Song, Vancouver School of Economics
Title: Measuring Diffusion over a Large Network
Host: Youngki shin

Friday, 13 April, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Takashi Kunimoto, Singapore Management University
Title: Order on Types based on Monotone Comparative Statics
Host: Seungjin Han

Wednesday, April 18, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Sewon Hur, University of Pittsburgh
Title: Inflation, Debt and Default
Host: Pau Pujolas

Friday, 20 April, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Juan Carlos Conesa, Stony Brook University
Title: Optimal Austerity
Host: Pau Pujolas

Seminars, Fall 2017

Wednesay, 6 September, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: Wessel Vermeulen, Newcastle University London
Title: Adapting to within-country export barriers: Evidence from the Japan 2011 Tsunami
Host: Mike Veall

Wednesday, 13 September, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: Penny Goldberg, Yale,  Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor
Title: "Trade and Informality in the Presence of Labor Market Frictions"
Hosts: Laura Grigolon and Mike Veall

Wednesday, 13 September, 3:00 – 4:40 p.m.
Speaker: Labelle Lecture, Dean Spears
Title: Where India goes: Abandoned toilets, stunted development, and the costs of caste

Wednesday, 20 September, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Natalie Malak, McMaster University
Title: When Good Fences Aren't Enough: The Effect of Neighboring Air Pollution on Infant Health Outcomes
Host: Seungjin Han

Friday, 22 September, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Keith Teltser, University of Louisville
Title: "Do Kidney Exchanges Improve Patient Outcomes?"
Host: Mark Tremblay

Wednesday, 27 September, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: Takanori Adachi, Nagoya University
Title: “Multi-Dimensional Pass-Through, Incidence, and the Welfare Burden of Taxation in Oligopoly”
Host: Mark Tremblay

Friday, 29 September, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Thomas Jungbauer, Cornell University
Title: Matching and Price Competition with Multiple Vacancies
Host: Mark Tremblay

Wednesday, 4 October, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: Joaquin Naval Navarro, Universitat de Girona, Spain
Title: Employment effects of on-the-job human capital acquisition
Host: Pau Pujolàs

Wednesday, 18 October, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Johnny Cotoc, McMaster University
Title: Why do left governments pay more on sovereign debt markets?
Host: Seungjin Han

Fri, 20 October, 15:30 – 17:00 p.m.
Speaker: Alexander Bick, Arizona State University
Title: How Do Hours Worked Vary with Income? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications
Host: Bettina Brueggemann

Wednesday, 1 November, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Farhana Khanam, McMaster University
Title: Effects of Language Proficiency on the Health and Healthcare Utilization of Immigrants
Host: Seungjin Han

Wednesday, 8 November, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Shaun Shaikh, McMaster University
Title: Evaluating Trends in Successful Resuscitation after Cardiac Arrest under Trending Misclassification Error: Estimating Bounds for Partially Verified Data
Host: Seungjin Han

Friday, 10 November, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Anastasios Papanastasiou, McMaster University
Title: Non-Monotone Incentives and the Structure of Information in Hidden Action Models
Host: Seungjin Han

Wednesday, 15 November, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Mark Tremblay, McMaster University
Title: Market Power and Mergers in Multi-Sided Markets
Host: Seungjin Han

Thursday, 16 November
Speaker: Armine Yalnizyan, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Title: The future of work: Is inclusive growth possible?
Host: School of Labour Studies, Department of Economics

Friday, 17 November, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Jean-François Houde, Cornell
Title: Economies of Density in E-Commerce: A Study of Amazon’s Fulfillment Center Network
Host: Laura Grigolon

Wednesday, 22 November, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Shahed Khan, McMaster University
Title: Financial Crises and Labor Market Recoveries: A Bayesian Evaluation
Host: Seungjin Han

Friday, 24 November, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Chris Rauh, U Montreal
Title: Is Marriage for White People? Incarceration and the Racial Marriage Divide
Host: Pau Pujolàs

Wednesday, 29 November, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Khuong Truong, McMaster University
Title: TBA
Host: Seungjin Han

Friday, 1 December, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Seungjin Han, McMaster University
Title: Repercussions of Fast Rising Top Inequality
Host: Pau Pujolas

Wednesday, 6 December, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: Terence Cheng, University of Adelaide
Title: Monthly Spending Dynamics of the Elderly Following a Health Shock: Evidence from Singapore (JOINT CHEPA/Economics seminar)
Host: Katherine Cuff