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2007-2008

Winter 2008

Our seminars are joint with CIREQ

Activities this week: Announcements by CIREQ

JANUARY
Friday, Jan. 18
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Amartya Lahiri (UBC)
Endogenous Productivity and Development Accounting [.pdf]
organizer: F. Alvarez-Cuadrado
FEBRUARY
Friday, Feb. 22
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Huw Lloyd-Ellis (Queen's)
Schumpeterian Cycles with Procyclical R&D [.pdf]
organizer: M. Poschke
MARCH
Mon., March 3
4:00pm, Leacock 738
Price Fishback (Arizona)
Does Large-Scale Military Spending Stimulate Local Economies? The Implications of WWII Spending for Local Economic Activity, 1939-1958 [.pdf]
organizers: M. MacKinnon, D. Sutthiphisal
Friday, March 7
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Carol Shiue (Colorado)
Human Capital and Fertility in Chinese Clans, 1300-1850 [.pdf]
organizers: M. MacKinnon, D. Sutthiphisal
Friday, March 14
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Nathaniel Baum-Snow (Brown)
School Desegregation, School Choice and Urban Population Decentralization [.pdf]
organizer: L. Brooks
Friday, March 14
3:30pm, Arts 160
Hashem Pesaran (Cambridge)
Infinite Dimensional VARs and Factor Models [.pdf]
Montreal Econometrics seminar
organizer: V. Zinde-Walsh
Friday, March 28
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Enrichetta Ravina (NYU)
Love & Loans: The Effect of Beauty and Personal Characteristics in Credit Markets [.pdf]
organizers: F. Alvarez-Cuadrado, M. Poschke
APRIL
Friday, April 4
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Kosali Simon (Cornell)
Do You Get What You Pay For? The Relationship Between Premiums and Benefits in Medicare Prescription Drug Plans [.pdf]
organizer: E. Strumpf
Friday, April 11
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Paola Giuliano (Harvard)
Growing Up In Bad Times: Macroeconomic Volatility and the Formation of Beliefs [.pdf]
organizer: W. Watson
Friday, April 25
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Mark Stabile (Toronto)
"Does Family Income Affect the Wellbeing of Children? Evidence from Canadian Child Benefit Expansions"
organizer: E. Strumpf
MAY
Friday, May 9
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Olivier Tercieux (Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques)
TBA
organizer: T. Kunimoto

Fall 2007

SEPTEMBER
Friday, Sept. 7
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Amitabh Chandra (Harvard)
Some Economics of Treatment Disparities in Healthcare [.pdf]
organizer: J. Hunt
Friday, Sept. 14
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Noritsugu Nakanishi (Kobe)
Stability of Price Leadership Cartel with Endogenous Pricing [.pdf]
organizer: T. Kunimoto
Friday, Sept. 21
2:00pm, Leacock, Rm 429
David Albouy [.pdf] (Michigan)
The Wage Gap between Francophones and Anglophones: A Canadian Perspective, 1970 to 2000 [.pdf]
organizer: J. Galbraith
Friday, Sept. 21
3:30pm, Arts, Rm. 160
Aman Ullah (UC Riverside)
A Bias-Adjusted LM Test of Error Cross Section Independence [.pdf]
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
organizer: G. Grantham
Friday, Sept. 21
3:40pm, Leacock, Rm. 429
Susan Wolcott (Binghamton)
Microfinance in Colonial India [.pdf]
organizer: G. Grantham
Friday, Sept. 28
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
David Card (California/Berkeley)
Tipping and the Dynamics of Segregation [.pdf]
organizer D. Parent
OCTOBER
Wed., October 3
12:00noon, Leacock, Rm 429
Shigeo Hirano (Columbia)
"Do Individual Representatives Influence Government Transfers? Evidence from Japan"
Economics/Social Statistics Workshop
organizer: L. Brooks
Friday, October 5
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Susan Dynarski (Harvard)
The Lengthening of Childhood [.pdf]
organizer: J. Hunt
Friday, October 12
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Kimitoshi Sato (Rikkyo University)
Cooling the Metropolis: An Economic Analysis to Alleviate Urban Heat Island [.pdf]
organizer: C. Green
Friday, October 19
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Ian Keay (Queen's)
Explaining Regional Variation in Industrial Performance: Evidence from North American Manufacturing Establishments in 1870/71 [.pdf]
organizers: M. MacKinnon and D. Sutthiphisal
Friday, October 26
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Bart Lipman (Boston)
"Implementation with Partial Provability"
Montreal Economic Theory Seminar
organizer: T. Kunimoto
Friday, October 26
3:30pm, Arts 160
Manuel Arellano (CEMFI, Spain)
"Robust Priors in Nonlinear Panel Data Models" [.pdf]
Montreal Econometrics Seminar

organizer: V. Zinde-Walsh
NOVEMBER
Friday, Nov. 2
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Damon Clark (Florida)
Selective Schools and Academic Achievement [.pdf]
organizer: D. Parent
Friday, Nov. 9
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Aloysius Siow (Toronto)
Marriage Matching and Intrahousehold Allocations [.pdf]
organizer: D. Parent
Friday, Nov. 16
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Simon Anderson (Virginia)
Shouting to be Heard in Advertising [.pdf]
organizer: M. Sinitsyn
Monday, Nov. 19
12:00noon, Leacock, Rm 429
Cees Withagen (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
Oligopoly on the Market for a Nonrenewable Resource: Open-Loop and Feedback Nash Equilibrium [.pdf]
organizer: H. Benchekroun
Thursday, Nov. 22
12:00noon, Leacock, Rm 429
Daniel Leonard (Flinders University, Australia)
Emulation in Teams and Families [.pdf]
organizer: N.V. Long
Friday, Nov. 30
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Gillian Hamilton (Toronto)
Economic Status and Reproductive Success in New France [.pdf]
organizer: D. Sutthiphisal
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