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2009-2010 Seminars

Winter 2010

February 2010 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Feb 5
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Colin Stewart (Toronto)
Communication, Timing, and Common Learning [.pdf]
T. Kunimoto
Friday, Feb 12
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Mircea Trandafir (U Sherbrooke)
The Effect of Same-Sex Marriage Laws on Different-Sex Marriage: Evidence from the Netherlands [.pdf]
J. Hunt, D. Parent
Friday, Feb 12
3:30pm, 3150 Jean-Brillant, Rm C-6149
Jan Kiviet (U Amsterdam)
"Comparing the Asymptotic and Empirical (Un)Conditional Distributions of OLS and IV in a Linear Static Simultaneous Equation"
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
Marine Carrasco (UdeM)
March 2010 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, March 5
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Gianluca Violante (NYU)
"Redistributive Taxation in a Partial-Insurance Economy"
M. Poschke
Friday, March 5
3:30pm, 3150 Jean-Brillant, Rm C-6149
Bas Werker (Tilburg)
A Class of Simple Semiparametrically Efficient Rank-Based Unit Root Tests [.pdf]
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
Marine Carrasco (UdeM)
Friday, March 12
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Sofronis Clerides (Cyprus)
Sales, Quantity Surcharge, and Consumer Inattention [.pdf]
M. Sinitsyn
Friday, March 19
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Erzo Luttmer (U Minnesota)
On the Mechanics of Firm Growth [.pdf]
M. Poschke
Friday, March 26
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Bart Hobijn (San Francisco Fed)
Technology Diffusion and Postwar Growth [.pdf]
F. Alvarez-Cuadrado
April 2010 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, April 9
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Daan van Soest (Tilburg)
Optimal Contest Design When Common Shocks are Skewed: Theory and Evidence from Lab and Field Experiments [.pdf]
H. Benchekroun
Friday, April 9
3:30pm
1455 Maisonneuve West, Room H-1145
Stephen Donald (UT Austin)
A GMM Approach for Dealing with Missing Data on Regressors and Instruments [.pdf]
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
Nikolay Gospodinov (Concordia)
Friday, April 16
3:30pm, Leacock 927
Tilman Borgers (Michigan)
When are Signals Complements or Substitutes? [.pdf]
Montreal Economic Theory Seminar
T. Kunimoto
Friday, April 16
3:30pm, 3150 Jean-Brillant, Rm C-6149
Christian Genest (Laval)
"Non-Parametric Inference for Extreme-Type Dependence"
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
Marine Carrasco (UdeM)
Friday, April 23
3:30pm, Leacock 232
Richard Akresh (Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Armed Conflict and Schooling: Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide [.pdf]
F. Grimard, S. Laszlo
Friday, April 30
11:30am, Leacock 429
J. Miguel Villas-Boas (Berkeley)
Strategic Entry in Dynamic Markets [.pdf]
M. Sinitsyn
May 2010 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, May 7
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Harounan Kazianga (Oklahoma State)
School Feeding Programs, Intrahousehold Allocation and the Nutrition of Siblings: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Rural Burkina Faso [.pdf]
F. Grimard, S. Laszlo

Fall 2009

September 2009 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, September 11
10am, Leacock 429
Kenji Fujiwara (Kwansei Gakuin)
Gains from Trade in a Hotelling Model of Differentiated Duopoly [.pdf]
N.V. Long
Friday, September 25
1:45pm, Leacock 429
Ron Cheung (Florida State)
Voters Hold the Key: Lock-in, Mobility and the Portability of Property Tax Exemptions [.pdf]
B. Watson
Friday, September 25 3:30pm,
2020 University, 25th floor
Paul Embrechts (Zurich)
"Extremes from Meta Distributions and the Shape of the Sample Clouds"
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
Bryan Campbell (Cirano)
October 2009 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, October 2
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Faruk Gul (Princeton)
"Ambiguity as Source Preference"
Measurable Ambiguity [.pdf]
Montreal Economic Theory Seminar
L. Xue
Friday, October 9
3:30pm, Leacock 232
Yuk-Fai Fong (Kellogg)
Relational Contracts, Limited Liability, and Employment Dynamics [.pdf]
T. Kunimoto
Friday, October 9
3:30pm, Arts 160
Marcelo Moreira (Columbia)
A Maximum Likelihood Method for the Incidental Parameter Problem [.pdf]
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
V. Zinde-Walsh
Friday, October 16
1:30pm, Leacock 429
Hank Farber (Princeton)
Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections [.pdf]
D. Parent
Thursday, October 22
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Gilles Saint Paul (Toulouse)
Endogenous Indoctrination: Occupational Choice, the Evolution of Beliefs, and the Political Economy of Reform [.pdf]
F. Alvarez-Cuadrado
Friday, October 30
1:30pm, Leacock 429
Dwayne Benjamin (Toronto)
"Evaluating the Impact of a Targeted Land Distribution Program: Evidence from Vietnam"
F. Grimard, S. Laszlo
Friday, October 30
3:30pm
UdeM, C-6149 3150, rue Jean-Brillant
Alberto Abadie (Harvard)
"A General Theory of Matching Estimation"
Matching on the Estimated Propensity Score [.pdf]
A Martingale Representation for Matching Estimators [.pdf]
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
Marine Carrasco (UdeM)
November 2009 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, November 13
1:30pm, Leacock 429
Josh Angrist (MIT)
Accountability and Flexibility in Public Schools: New Evidence from Boston's Charters and Pilots [.pdf]
J. Hunt
Friday, November 20
1:30pm, Leacock 429
Juan José Dolado (Carlos III Madrid)
On Gender Gaps and Self-Fulfilling Expectations: Theory, Policies and Some Empirical Evidence [.pdf]
CIREQ
Friday, November 27
3:30pm
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, H1145
Anders Rahbek (Copenhagen)
"Testing and Inference for some Nonlinear Error Correction Models"
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
Nikolay Gospodinov (Concordia)
December 2009 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, December 4
3:30pm, Leacock 429
Kyle Hyndman (SMU)
On the Role of Information and Strategic Delay in Coordination Games: Theory and Experiment [.pdf]
L. Xue
Friday, December 11
3:30pm, James Admin Rm. 310
Gloria Gonzalez-Rivera (UC Riverside)
Forecasting with Interval-Valued and Histogram-Valued Data [.pdf]
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
V. Zinde-Walsh