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2008-2009

Winter 2009

Our seminars are joint with CIREQ

Activities this week: Announcements by CIREQ

MARCH
Monday, March 2
1:00pm, Leacock 429
Angela Redish (UBC)
A Model of Indivisible Commodity Money with Applications to Early-Modern England [.pdf]
organizers: F. Alvarez-Cuadrado & M. MacKinnon
Friday, March 6
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Steve Lehrer (Queens)
Using Genetic Lotteries within Families to Examine the Causal Impact of Poor Health on Academic Achievement [.pdf]
organizer: E. Strumpf
Friday, March 13
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Miles Corak (U Ottawa)
The Intergenerational Transmission of Employers
organizer: D. Parent
Friday, March 20
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Chris Udry (Yale)
Towards Land Reform in Ghana
organizers: F. Grimard & S. Laszlo
Thursday, March 26
11:30am, Leacock 429
Siwan Anderson (UBC)
Missing Women: Age and Disease [.pdf]
organizers: F. Grimard & S. Laszlo
APRIL
Thursday, April 2
4:00pm, Leacock 738
Hans-Werner Sinn (University of Munich and IFO)
On the Financial Crisis [.pdf]
organizer: N.V. Long
Friday, April 3
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Geoff Heal (Columbia)
Climate Change Economics: A Meta-Review and Some Suggestions [.pdf]
organizer: T. Kunimoto
Friday, April 17
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Katherine Baicker (Harvard)
What Does Health Insurance Do? The Oregon Experiment
organizer: E. Strumpf
Friday, April 17
3:30pm, Leacock 232
Donald Andrews (Yale)
Inference for Parameters Defined by Conditional Moment Inequalities
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
organizer: V. Zinde-Walsh
Friday, April 24
12:00pm, Leacock 429
Nancy Qian (Brown, Harvard)
The Power of Propaganda: The Effect of U.S. Government Bias on Cold War News Coverage of Human Rights [.pdf]
organizer: S. Laszlo
Friday, April 24
3:30pm, Leacock 429
John Conley (Vanderbilt)
Public Goods, Bounded Attention Spans and Equilibrium in the Internet Economy [.pdf]
organizer: L. Xue
MAY
Friday, May 8
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Mariacristina De Nardi (Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago)
Old Age Savings
organizer: M. Poschke

Fall 2008

Our seminars are joint with CIREQ

Activities this week: Announcements by CIREQ

SEPTEMBER
Friday, Sept. 5
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Philip Merrigan (UQAM)
Dynamic Labour Supply Effects of Childcare Subsidies: Evidence from a Canadian Natural Experiment on Low-fee Universal Child Care [.pdf]
organizer: D. Parent
Friday, Sept. 12
3:30pm, Arts 160
Benedikt Pöetscher (Vienna)
On the Distribution of Penalized Maximum Likelihood Estimators: The LASSO, SCAD, and Thresholding [.pdf]
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
organizer: V. Zinde-Walsh
Friday, Sept. 19
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Gregor Smith (Queen's)
U.S. interest rate history: Lessons from Great Moderations and Professional Forecasters [.pdf]
organizers: J. Galbraith & V. Zinde-Walsh
OCTOBER
Friday, Oct. 3
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Dirk Bergemann (Yale)
Strategic Indistinguishability and Robust Virtual Implementation [.pdf]
Montreal Economic Theory Seminar
organizer: T. Kunimoto
Thursday, Oct. 9
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Adeline Delavande (Universitade Nova de Lisboa(visiting MIT))
Subjective Expectations in the Context of HIV/AIDS in Malawi [.pdf]
organizer: M. Sinitsyn
Friday, Oct. 10
10:30am, Leacock, 721
Mick Devereux (UBC)
Consumption and Real Exchange Rates in Professional Forecasts [.pdf]
organizer: F. Alvarez-Cuadrado
Friday, Oct. 10
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Luis Vasconcelos (Universitade Nova de Lisboa(visiting MIT))
Multitasking and the Optimality of Team Accountability under Explicit Conditions [.pdf]
organizer: M. Sinitsyn
Wednesday, Oct. 15
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Naomi Lamoreaux (UCLA)
Scylla or Charybdis? Some Historical Reflections on the Two Basic Problems of Corporate Governance [.pdf]
organizer: D. Sutthiphisal
Friday, Oct. 24
3:30pm, Leacock, Rm 429
Ray Rees (University of Munich (visiting Guelph))
Relational Contracts and the Household [.pdf]
organizer: N. Van Long
NOVEMBER
Tuesday, Nov. 4
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Paul Seabright (Toulouse)
"Empire Building in Business and Politics"
organizer: W. Watson
Friday, Nov. 7
3:30pm, Arts 260
Ted Bergstrom (UC Santa Barbara)
One Chance in a Million: Altruism and the Bone Marrow Registry [.pdf] Montreal Economic Theory Seminar
organizer: P. Dickinson
Friday, Nov. 14
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Douglas Gollin (Williams College, MA)
Agricultural Productivity and Cross-Country Income Differences [.pdf]
organizer: M. Poschke
Friday, Nov. 21
12 noon, Leacock 429
Simon Gilchrist (Boston U)
Credit Market Shocks and Economic Fluctuations: Evidence from Corporate Bond and Stock Markets:: [.pdf]
organizer: F. Alvarez-Cuadrado
Monday, Nov. 24
12:00 noon, Leacock 429
Sung Jae Jun (Pennsylvania State)
Testing Under Weak Identification With Conditional Moment Restrictions [.pdf]
organizer: T. Kunimoto
Friday, Nov. 28
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Daniel Leonard (Flinders)
Emulation in Teams and Families [.pdf]
organizer: N. Van Long
DECEMBER
Friday, Dec. 5
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Bruce Shearer (Laval)
On the Relevance and Composition of Optimal Gifts within the Firm: Evidence from Field Experiments [.pdf]
organizer: D. Parent
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