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08:30-09:00Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEF: registration for CLEF Sessions / Inscription

08:45-09:00Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEF: Welcome and Opening Remarks - Ana Ferrer / Mot de bienvenue et allocution inaugurale du CLEF par Ana Ferrer

09:00-10:45Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEF Session I: Skill Gaps
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
PapersOguzoglu, Umut (University of Manitoba):
Like Father, Like Daughter (Unless There Is A Son): Sibling Sex Composition And Women’s Stem Major Choice In College
Böhm, Michael (University of British Columbia):
The Polarization of Task Prices in Germany, 1985-2010
Foley, Kelly (University of Saskatchewan):
The gender gap in university participation: What role do skills and parents play?

10:30-11:00Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEF: Coffee Break / Pause-café du CLEF

11:00-12:00Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEF Session II: South of the Border Comparisons
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairYamaguchi, Shintaro (McMaster University)
PapersConnolly, Marie (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Intergenerational Income Mobility in Canada and the United States
Green, David (University of British Columbia):
Geographic Spillovers of Booms: The Effects of Canada's Resource Boom on Canada-US Differences in Wages

12:00-13:00Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEA Council Lunch Plus meetings - Placeholder

13:00-15:00Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEA Executive Council Meeting 1 / Réunion du conseil exécutif de l'ACE 1

13:30-15:00Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEF Session III: Policy Effects
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairSkuterud, Mikal (University of Waterloo)
PapersYamaguchi, Shintaro (McMaster University):
Effects of Subsidized Childcare on Mother's Employment Under a Rationing Mechanism
Lepage, Louis-Pierre (University of Michigan):
Can Age of Consent Laws Decrease Teen Births and Sexual Exploitation?
Galassi, Gabriela (Université de Montréal):
Labor demand response to labor supply incentives: Evidence from German Labor Market Reform

15:00-15:30Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEF: Coffee Break / Pause-café du CLEF

15:30-16:30Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEF Session IV: Labour Market Outcomes of Recent Graduates
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairFoley, Kelly (University of Saskatchewan)
PapersSkuterud, Mikal (University of Waterloo):
The Relative Labour Market Performance of Former International Students
Hinchley, Christine (Statistics Canada):
Labour Market Outcomes of Maritime University Graduates

15:30-17:30Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEA Executive Council Meeting 2 / Réunion du conseil exécutif de l'ACE 2

17:00-18:30Thursday, June 1, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEF: Keynote Lecture
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
SpeakerHoynes, Hilary (University of California, Berkeley)
TopicLong Run Effects of the Social Safety Net

07:30-09:00Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Continental Breakfast

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG Panel Session I

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE: Consumer Decisions / Les décisions des consommateurs
OrganizerWinter, Jennifer (University of Calgary)
ChairFraser, Alastair (University of British Columbia)
PapersAntweiler, Werner (University of British Columbia):
What are the economic drivers of free-floating car-sharing networks?
Tumpane, Sara (York University):
The Contribution of Environmental Attitudes to Household Consumption Decisions: A Cross-Country Analysis
Fraser, Alastair (University of British Columbia):
Financial Incentives or Goal Setting? How Households Respond to Rebates for Energy Conservation

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CESG: Econometric Theory I / Théorie économétrique I
OrganizerJasiak, Joann (York University)
ChairWebb, Matt (Carleton University)
PapersNguyen, Vinh (McGill University):
Missing variables and causal analysis in linear regression: interpretation and distributional theory
Sloczynski, Tymon (Brandeis University):
A General Weighted Average Representation of the Ordinary and Two-Stage Least Squares Estimands
Aguessy, Michael Nelson (Concordia University):
Model Selection under possibly Weak Identification
DiscussantsAguessy, Michael Nelson (Concordia University); MacKinnon, James G (Queen's University); Nguyen, Vinh (McGill University)

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Innovation / L'innovation
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
ChairSen, Debapriya (Ryerson University)
PapersSen, Debapriya (Ryerson University):
Patent licensing and sequential innovations

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CHESG: Health Inequalities
ChairSarma, Sisira K (The University of Western Ontario)
PapersHajizadeh, Mohammad (Dalhousie University):
Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous populations of Canada: 2001-2012
Tao, Si (McMaster University):
Decomposing the extended concentration index by determinants---income inequalities in health care usage in 8 provinces of China, 2000~2011
Wei, Lan (McMaster University):
The Dynamics of the Gradient between Children's health and Family Income

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Immigration I: Immigrant's Human Capital
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
PapersAkbari, Syed Ather H (Saint Mary's University):
Human capital evaluation of immigrants in Atlantic Canada
Ferrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo):
The effect of linguistic proximity on immigrant outcomes in a bilingual setting
Rodriguez1, Carlos (Statistics Canada):
Evaluating Language Choice Among Allophone Immigrants to Montreal and its Influence on Wages

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairSiow, Aloysius (University of Toronto)
PapersPan, Yazhuo (University of Waterloo):
Family Structure and Child Cognitive Outcomes: Evidence from Canadian Longitudinal Data of Children
Goussé, Marion (Université Laval):
Marriage and cohabitation. Evidence from Canada
Shen, Danqing (Purdue University):
Did unilateral divorce laws raise divorce rates? A new perspective from marriage cohorts.

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Student Session: Labour Markets
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairPlesca, Miana (University of Guelph)
PapersNikpoor, Somaieh (University of Ottawa):
Computing Demographic Change Simulation under Constant and Age-variable Rate of Time Preference
Loree, Jacob (Ryerson University):
Job Polarization and Skill Requirements
Xu, Ming (University of Minnesota):
Understanding the Decline in Occupational Mobility
Ning, Yuanyuan (University of Alberta):
Immigrants and natives' wage gap and inequality in Canada
Cook, Nikolai (University of Ottawa):
Methods Matter
Zinabou, Genet (University of Toronto):
Culture and Entrepreneurship: The Role of Obedience

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEBERG: Markets / Les marchés
OrganizersKimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
ChairPetersen, Luba (Simon Fraser University)
PapersFreeman, David (Simon Fraser University):
Opportunity cost, inattention and the bidder's curse
Kimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University):
Information, Market Power and Price Convergence in Double Auction Markets
Petersen, Luba (Simon Fraser University):
Deflating asset price bubbles with leverage constraints and monetary policy

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Firms and Trade
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairYalcin, Erdal (CESifo-Group)
PapersAcharya, Ram (Industry Canada):
Canadian Exporters: Firm, Country and Product Dynamics
Bao, Ge (University of International Business and Economics):
Entry Decisions of Multinational Firms: The Role of Competition Threats
Yalcin, Erdal (CESifo-Group):
Anti-Dumping Duties and their Heterogeneous Effect on Chinese Exporters

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Financial Shocks, Debt Crisis and Financial Sanctions
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairNitsch, Volker (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
PapersDarku, Alexander Bilson (University of Lethbridge):
Economic Openness, Sovereign Debt, and Debt Crisis: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
Nitsch, Volker (Technische Universität Darmstadt):
Cheap Talk? Financial Sanctions and Non-Financial Activity

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
International Business Cycles / Les cycles économiques mondiaux
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairRondeau, Fabien (University of Rennes 1)
PapersKarimzada, Muhebullah (McMaster University):
Learning Efficiency Shocks and Euro Area Business Cycles : A Bayesian Evaluation
Povoledo, Laura (University of the West of England):
Can Indeterminacy and Self-Fulfilling Expectations Help Explain International Business Cycles?
Rondeau, Fabien (University of Rennes 1):
Business Cycle Synchronization and the Extensive Margin of Trade

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersDammert, Ana (Carleton University):
Randomized evaluation of the unconditional cash transfer scheme for the elderly in Ekiti State, Nigeria
Diarra, Setou (Université Laval):
Does Early Marriage Impact Perinatal Mortality? Theory and Evidence

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Human Capital I
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersFors, Heather (University of Gothenburg):
Within-Family Inequalities in Human Capital Accumulation in India: Birth Order and Gender Effects
Ross, Phillip (Boston University):
The Aspirations Gap and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from Indian Adolescents

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Joint CPP/CWEN Panel: Publishing in Economics / Table ronde AdP-RFE: Publier en économique
OrganizersWinter, Jennifer (University of Calgary)
Schirle, Tammy (Wilfrid Laurier University)
ChairWinter, Jennifer (University of Calgary)
PanelistsBombardini, Matilde (University of British Columbia)
Hoynes, Hilary (University of California, Berkeley)
Rivers, Nicholas (University of Ottawa)
Ruge-Murcia, Francisco J. (McGill University)
Schirle, Tammy (Wilfrid Laurier University)

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Urban and Labour / Ville et travail
OrganizerSun, Hongfei (Amy) (Queen's University)
ChairNedoncelle, Clément (Université de Lille)
PapersAboulkacem, El Mehdi (Université ds sciences et technologies de Lille 1):
Impact Of Displacement Costs On A Spatially Scattered Labor Market A Theoretical Approach
Gray, David M. (University of Ottawa):
Labor Market Effects of Urban Riots: an Experimental Assessment
Hortensia Vicentia, Acacha (Acadia University):
Contribution des réseaux marchands sur les finances locales des communes frontalières du Bénin
Nedoncelle, Clément (Université de Lille):
Commuting time and the wage-premium of exporting firms

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CLEA: Law and Economics / Loi et économique
OrganizerCurry, Philip (University of Waterloo)
ChairGreen, Andrew (University of Toronto)
PapersDammann, Jens (The University of Texas):
Business Courts and Firm Performance
Kumar, Chandan (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research):
An Examination of Contract Choice for Indian PPP Projects: A Transaction Cost Economics Perspective
Green, Andrew (University of Toronto):
Triaging The Law: Developing The Common Law On The Supreme Court Of India

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada: Empirical Research on Firm Heterogeneity
OrganizerChernoff, Alex (Bank of Canada)
ChairChernoff, Alex (Bank of Canada)
PapersMedina, Pamela (University of Toronto):
Within-Firm Responses to Import Competition: Quality Upgrading and Exporting in the Peruvian Apparel Industry
Cheng, Dong (Vanderbilt University):
Globalization Boom and Bust: A Study of US Automobile Exports from 1913 to 1940
Chernoff, Alex (Bank of Canada):
The Scale and Scope of Online Retail
DiscussantsAlexander, Patrick (Bank of Canada); Chernoff, Alex (Bank of Canada); Schmitt, Nicolas (Simon Fraser University)

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
PEF Panel: The Fiscal Situation of Oil Rich Provinces / Table ronde du PEF: La situation budgétaire des provinces riches en pétrole
OrganizerFalvo, Nick (Calgary Homeless Foundation)
ChairOtogwu, Chidom (Calgary Homeless Foundation)
PanelistsJackson, Nathan (Alberta Union of Provincial Employees)
Sran, Garry (Alberta Union of Provincial Employees)
Locke, Wade (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Childs, Jason (University of Regina)

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Cultural Economics / L'économie de la culture
OrganizerWoolley, Frances (Carleton University)
ChairRosborough, Jonathan (Saint Francis Xavier University)
PapersChan, Alan (Crandall University):
The Culture of Giving: at the Crossroads of Religious and non-Religious Donations
Hodgson, Douglas (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Artistic movement membership and the career profiles of Canadian painters
Kayahan, Cevat Burc (Acadia University):
Economics Impact of Cruise Tourism in Atlantic Canada

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Charitable Giving and Altruism / Dons de bienfaisance et altruisme
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairFerrara, Ida (York University)
PapersPlanatscher, Michela (University of Ottawa):
The effect of charitable activity on Aboriginal communities
Seifi, Forough (University of Ottawa):
Doing Good, Feeling Good: Causal Evidence from Canadian Volunteers
Ferrara, Ida (York University):
The Relative Role of Economic, Psychological, and Sociological Factors in Motivating Charitable Giving Decisions

09:00-10:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Growing Efficiency: Recent Developments in Agricultural Economics
ChairAli, Md Kamar (University of Lethbridge)
PapersAwono, Cyprien (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada):
Consumer Demand for Pork in Canada
Ali, Md Kamar (University of Lethbridge):
Irrigation water use efficiency: Insights from a stochastic frontier model
Brayden, William (University of Maine):
Assessing Consumer Preferences for Seafood Labels: the Role of Production Method, Origin, and Certification on Wild Harvested and Aquacultured Shellfish and Seaweed

10:30-11:00Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Coffee Break / Pause-café

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG Panel Session II

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE: Strategic Interaction I / CREE: Interaction stratégique I
OrganizerWinter, Jennifer (University of Calgary)
ChairStrantza, Stefania (Concordia University)
PapersMorin Chassé, Rémi (University of Prince Edward Island):
Favorite or Underdog? Environmental Contests with Asymmetric Ability and Reimbursement
Tatoutchoup, Francis Didier (Université de Moncton):
Do we Recycle too much? Evidence from the U.S.
Strantza, Stefania (Concordia University):
International Environmental Agreements - The Impact of Heterogeneity among Countries

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CESG: Inference / Inférence
OrganizerJasiak, Joann (York University)
ChairSloczynski, Tymon (Brandeis University)
PapersParker, Thomas (University of Waterloo):
Inference in constrained parametric quantile regression
Sufana, Razvan (York University):
Measures of piecewise monotone dependence
Zalghout, Abdallah (Carleton University):
Reliable Non-parametric Inference for Inequality Measures
DiscussantsZalghout, Abdallah (Carleton University); Parker, Thomas (University of Waterloo); Sufana, Razvan (York University)

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
HFT and Microstructure I / Transactions à haute fréquence et microstructure I
OrganizerDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)
ChairKhan, Saad (Queen's University)
PapersBrolley, Michael (University of Toronto):
Order Flow Segmentation, Liquidity and Price Discovery: The Role of Latency Delays
Garriott, Corey (Bank of Canada):
Banking Regulation and Market Making
Khan, Saad (Queen's University):
Which jumps contribute to price discovery? High frequency evidence on traded and quoted price movements

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Research and Development / La recherche et développement
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
ChairTombak, Mihkel (University of Toronto)
PapersSamano, Mario (HEC Montréal):
Long-Run Market Configurations in a Dynamic Quality-Ladder Model with Externalities
Tombak, Mihkel (University of Toronto):
Nonprofit and for-profit competition (and cooperation) in basic research

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CHESG: Child Health / GECES La santé des enfants
ChairWard, Courtney (Dalhousie University)
PapersSepehri, Ardeshir (University of Manitoba):
Caesarean Section Rates and Type of Institutional Setting: Evidence from 44 Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Geiger, Nadine (University of Munich):
Birth in Times of War - An investigation of health, mortality and social class using historical clinical records
MacPhail, Fiona (University of Northern British Columbia):
Gender, Work Burden, and Mental Health: Evidence from Prime-age Employed Men and Women in Urban China

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Immigration II: Immigrant Earnings Differentials
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairWorswick, Christopher (Carleton University)
PapersManuel, Nick (University of Guelph):
Non-Transferable Skills and the Wage Gap between Immigrants Educated in Canada and Immigrants Educated Abroad
Worswick, Christopher (Carleton University):
Immigrant Earnings Returns to Post-Migration Education: Evidence for Canada by Admission Category, 1999-2013
Dar, Atul (Saint Mary's University):
Asymmetric information and the discount on foreign-acquired degrees in Canada

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Education I: Issues on Educational Achievement
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairMatheson, Jesse (University of Leicester)
PapersKassenbohmer, Sonja (Monash University):
Teacher Assessment Biases and Future Academic Achievement
Matheson, Jesse (University of Leicester):
Why does socio-economic status influence higher education choice? Evidence from UK university applications.
Liu, Qian (University of Western Ontario):
College Enrollment, Parental Transfers, and Student Loans

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEBERG: Common Pool Resources / Ressources communes
OrganizersKimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
ChairSmith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
PapersMestelman, Stuart (McMaster University):
Do the Number of Appropriators from the Commons Matter in Controlled Laboratory Environments?
Sarker, Ashutosh (Monash University Malaysia):
Experimental Common-Pool Resource Management and Neuroeconomics
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute):
A Dynamic Common Pool Resource Experiment

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Trade Immigration and Labour I
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairLiu, Runjuan (University of Alberta)
PapersCebreros Zurita, Carlos Alfonso (Banco de México):
Labor Heterogeneity and the Pattern of Trade
Liu, HuJu (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada):
Immigrant business ownership and international trade in Canada
Liu, Runjuan (University of Alberta):
Service Liberalization and Manufacturing Productivity: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Firm Dynamics / GCEM: La dynamique des entreprises
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairYurdagul, Emircan (Universidad Carlos III)
PapersAndrew, Kevin (Queen's University):
Knowledge Capital and Firm Dynamics
Jia (George), Ye (University of Prince Edward Island):
Small Business Dynamics in the US and the Financial-Crisis
Ozdemir, Gorkem (HEC Montréal):
Employment Growth, Entry and Firm Dynamics with Financial Frictions
Yurdagul, Emircan (Universidad Carlos III):
Entrepreneurial Production Function and Firm Dynamics

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: China / GCEM: La Chine
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairTombe, Trevor (University of Calgary)
PapersWei, Wei (Central China Normal University):
SMEs and Manufacturing in China
Tombe, Trevor (University of Calgary):
Trade, Migration and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis of China

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Poverty
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersEswaran, Mukesh (University of British Columbia):
Can For-Profit Business Alleviate Extreme Poverty in Developing Countries?
Batu, Michael (University of Windsor):
Poverty and colonial origins of the local political elite: Evidence from the Philippines
Bradford, Scott (Brigham Young University):
A General Equilibrium Model of Migration and Poverty

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Human Capital II
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersAgurto Adrianzen, Marcos (Universidad de Piura):
The effects on academic performance of socioeconomic study group composition during the first term at college: Experimental evidence from Peru
Naito, Hisahiro (University of Tsukuba):
The Effect of Mobile Money on Schooling : Evidence in Zimbabwe Using Information of Mobile Phone Network Coverage

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances
ChairMacGee, Jim (University of Western Ontario)
SpeakerRestuccia, Diego (University of Toronto)
TopicMisallocation and Aggregate Productivity Across Time and Space

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Environment and Climate Change Canada Session 1: Challenges in Climate Change Policy Modeling
OrganizerGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
PapersGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment and Climate Change Canada):
On the issues of closures in CGE models: An exploration using a Small open-economy multi-sector, multi-provincial CGE model
McKitrick, Ross (University of Guelph):
Carbon Taxes In the Presence of Pre-Existing Emission Regulations
Dolter, Brett (University of Ottawa):
The Cost of Decarbonizing the Canadian Electricity System

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Canadian Public Policy Lecture: Shelley Phipps (Dalhousie University) & Peter Burton (Dalhousie University) / Conférence Analyse de politiques
OrganizerVeall, Michael (McMaster University)
TopicThe Economic Well-being of Canadian Children

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CETC: Empirical / Études empiriques
OrganizersHoran, Sean (Université de Montréal)
Peters, Michael (University of British Columbia)
PapersDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal):
Effects of Insurance Incentives on Road Safety: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in China
Haghiri, Morteza (Memorial University of Newfoundland):
Consumer's choice between willingness-to-accept and willingness-to-pay for purchasing certified farmed Atlantic salmon in Newfoundland and Labrador

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada: Immigration and Refugees
OrganizerSteingress, Walter (Bank of Canada)
ChairSteingress, Walter (Bank of Canada)
PapersSteinmayr, Andreas (University of Munich (LMU)):
Exposure to Refugees and Voting for the Far-Right. (Unexpected) Results from Austria
Spilimbergo, Antonio (International Monetary Fund):
The Refugee Surge in Europe: Economic Challenges
Steingress, Walter (Bank of Canada):
The causal impact of migration on U.S. trade: Evidence from political refugees

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
PEF Panel: Prospects for the Atlantic Regional Economy / L'économie de la région de l'Atlantique - Des perspectives
OrganizerPringle, David J (Carleton University)
ChairPringle, David J (Carleton University)
PanelistsBradfield, Michael (Dalhousie University)
May, Douglas (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
Sentance, Jim (University of Prince Edward Island)

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CSLS: International Productivity Developments / L'évolution de la productivité dans le monde
OrganizerSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
PapersSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards):
Explanations for the U.S. Productivity Slowdown
Tang, Jianmin (Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada):
Is R&D Enough in Improving Firm Productivity?

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada (Graduate Student Paper Award I)
OrganizerDunbar, Geoff (Bank of Canada)
ChairDunbar, Geoff (Bank of Canada)
PapersGalindo da Fonseca, Joao Alfredo (University of British Columbia):
Previous labour status and firm performance
Khan, Shahed Kaiser (McMaster University):
Financial Crises and Labor Market Recoveries
Liu, Fulei (Fred) (University of Western Ontario):
Extreme Risk Management during Financial Crisis

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Fiscal Competition / La concurrence fiscale
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairMilligan, Kevin (University of British Columbia)
PapersPoitevin, Michel (Université de Montréal):
Fiscal competition with public goods
Milligan, Kevin (University of British Columbia):
An estimable model of income redistribution in a federation: Musgrave meets Oates

11:00-12:30Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Algoma University/Northern Ontario Economics Association Session: Topics in Macroeconomics, Finance, and Entrepreneurship / Macroéconomique, finance et entrepreneurship
OrganizersMunemo, Jonathan (Salisbury University)
Luitel, Hari Sharan (Algoma University)
ChairKadiyala, Krishna (Algoma University)
PapersMunemo, Jonathan (Salisbury University):
The Crowding-in Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Business Start-ups: How Relevant is Financial Market Development?
Gajurel, Dinesh (Trent University):
Does Jump Risk Matter? Evidence from the Canadian Stock Market
Rodriguez Llorian, Elisabet (University of Manitoba):
The Relationship between Health Care Expenditure and Income: Evidence from Latin-American and Caribbean Countries
Mahar, Gerry (Algoma University):
Why Economists Disagree:An Illustration of Irreconciability Using the US State Level Unemployment Rate Data
DiscussantsAziz, Nusrate (University of Nottingham); Amiraslany, Afshin (University of Saskatchewan); Luitel, Hari Sharan (Algoma University); Rodriguez Llorian, Elisabet (University of Manitoba)

12:30-14:15Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.

12:30-14:15Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CWEN Lunch / Conférence-midi du CWEN/RFE
SpeakerHoynes, Hilary (University of California, Berkeley)
TopicIncome Support and Poverty During the Great Recession

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE: Strategic Interaction II / CREE: Interaction stratégique II
OrganizerWinter, Jennifer (University of Calgary)
ChairJanmaat, John (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus)
PapersOestreich, (Andreas) Marcel (Brock University):
The Optimal NGO Chief: Strategic Delegation in Social Advocacy
Dufresne, Eric (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Subgame Perfect Equilibria and the Efficient Management of Common Resources - An Application to The Lake Game
Janmaat, John (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus):
Insurance and Options in Drought Management: Unintended Consequences

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CESG: Bootstrap / Amorce (bootstrap)
OrganizerJasiak, Joann (York University)
ChairSufana, Razvan (York University)
PapersMacKinnon, James G (Queen's University):
Bootstrap Inference with Clustered Errors
Davidson, Russell (McGill University):
The Fast Iterated Bootstrap
Webb, Matt (Carleton University):
The Multiway Cluster Wild Bootstrap
DiscussantsGoncalves, Silvia (University of Western Ontario); Webb, Matt (Carleton University); Davidson, Russell (McGill University)

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
HFT and Microstructure II / Transactions à haute fréquence et microstructure II
OrganizerDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)
ChairMartineau, Nicolas-Guillaume (York University)
PapersSinclair, Andrew John (Yale University):
The Allocative Role of Prime Brokers
Watuwa, Richard (Cape Breton University):
Estimating Equity Market Volatility using Asymmetric Models: Evidence from The Toronto Stock Exchange
Martineau, Nicolas-Guillaume (York University):
Sinning By Omission: Insider Trading and Ethical Behavior

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Globalization and Firm Performance / Mondialisation et performances des entreprises
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
ChairBaldwin, John (Statistics Canada)
PapersKelly, Ryan (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada):
Performance of firms served through the Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research program
Orr, Scott (University of Toronto):
Productivity Estimation with Multi-Product Firms

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CHESG: Physician Incentives
ChairMcLeod, Logan (Wilfrid Laurier University)
PapersIsabelle, Maripier (University of Toronto):
Less for More: The impact of targeted financial incentives on physicians' practice diversification and labour supply
Li, Lihua (Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences):
Pay-for-performance Incentives and Cancer Screening: Evidence from Ontario
Chami, Nadine (McMaster University):
Does Primary Care Affect Medical Laboratory Utilization?
Sarma, Sisira K (The University of Western Ontario):
Primary Care Reform and Avoidable Hospitalization: Results for Ontario's Congestive Heart Failure Patients

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Immigration III: Determinants of Immigration
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairPandey, Manish (University of Winnipeg)
PapersAdebayo, Eric (Simon Fraser University):
(Not So) Sweet Home Alabama: Negative Externalities of America's Toughest Immigration Law
Caponi, Vincenzo (CREST-Ensai):
Assortative Mating and Migration
Pandey, Manish (University of Winnipeg):
Determinants of Migration: Analysis using panel data

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Returns to Education I: Major Field of Study
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairPlesca, Miana (University of Guelph)
PapersOnozuka, Yuki (University of Western Ontario):
Basic Skills or Major-Specific Knowledge? Sources of Wage Penalties for Working Outside the Major Field of Study
Plesca, Miana (University of Guelph):
Career Mobility and Returns to Post-Secondary Education in Canada
Aydede, Yigit (Saint Mary's University):
Intergenerational Transmission of Field of Study in Canada

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEBERG: Trust and Institutions / La confiance dans les institutions
OrganizersKimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
ChairWang, Liang(Alicia) (Concordia University)
PapersMatthews, Peter (Middlebury College):
Trust in Government and Redistributive Preferences: An Experimental Approach
Wang, Liang(Alicia) (Concordia University):
Do not live up to my trust:Trust game strategy analysis

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Trade Immigration and Labour II
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairSnudden, Stephen (Queen's University)
PapersShen, Leilei (Kansas State University):
Polarization of American workers: The big squeeze from occupational exposure in value-added trade
Ural-Marchand, Beyza (University of Alberta):
Employment Adjustments to Increased Imports: Evidence from a Developing Country
Snudden, Stephen (Queen's University):
International Remittances, Migration, and Primary Commodities

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Labour / GCEM: Le travail
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairZeida, Teega-wende Herve (Université de Montréal)
PapersKambourov, Gueorgui (University of Toronto):
Hours, Occupations, and the Gender Wage Gap
Zeida, Teega-wende Herve (Université de Montréal):
Unequal we stand: Human capital and Occupational Choice over the Life-cycle

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Consumption and Investment / La consommation
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairEmenogu, Ugochi (Ryerson University)
PapersLecznar, Jonathon (Boston University):
Measuring Real Consumption and Welfare Costs Accounting for Changes in Consumer Product Availability
Upadhayaya, Santosh (Carleton University):
Does Business Confidence Matter for Investment Forecasts?
Emenogu, Ugochi (Ryerson University):
Financial Frictions and Durable/Nondurable Consumption

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Gender I
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersRenée, Laëtitia (McGill University):
Cash transfers, fertility and women's empowerment
Bahrami-Rad, Duman (Simon Fraser University):
Marriage Patterns, Gender Norms, and Inheritance systems
Javed, Muhammad Rashid (University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour):
Son preference and female participation in household decision making
Asiedu, Edward (
Are female-headed households worth targeting to improve education-related investments? Empirical Evidence from rural Ghana

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Enterprises
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersSohail, Faisal (Washington University in St. Louis):
Firm Dynamics and the Small Firm Effect

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances
ChairPendakur, Krishna (Simon Fraser University)
SpeakerNunn, Nathan (Harvard University)
TopicOn the Importance of Culture and Context for Economic Development

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Environment and Climate Change Canada Session 2: Environmental Policies - Theory and evidence
OrganizerGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
PapersSchaufele, Brandon N. (University of Western Ontario):
Politicians, Pollution and Performance in the Workplace: The Effect of PM on MPs
Zhu, Yunfa (Environment and Climate Change Canada):
Revenue Recycling and Cost effective GHG Abatement: An exploratory analysis using a Global multisector, multi-regional CGE Model
Baksi, Soham (University of Winnipeg):
Multiple Pollutants and Cleaner Technology Adoption

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Fishing for Complements: How Governments can Identify Low-Cost GHG Policies to Enhance Their Carbon Prices / À la recherche de complémentarités : comment les gouvernements peuvent-ils définir des politiques de gaz à effets de serre à faibles coûts pour améliorer le prix du carbone ?
OrganizerBeugin, Dale (Canada's Ecofiscal Commission)
ChairRagan, Christopher (McGill University)
PanelistsRagan, Christopher (McGill University)
Olewiler, Nancy (Simon Fraser University)
Dion, Jason (Canada's Ecofiscal Commission)

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Rent, House Value and Mortgages / Location, valeurs des maisons et hypothèques
OrganizerSun, Hongfei (Amy) (Queen's University)
ChairSand, Benjamin (York University)
PapersDean, Jason (Wilfrid Laurier University/Sheridan College):
Income Decline, Financial Insecurity, Landlord Screening and Renter Mobility
Sand, Benjamin (York University):
Local Economic Conditions and Local Equity Preferences: Evidence from Mutual Funds

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CETC: Social Choice / Choix sociaux
OrganizersHoran, Sean (Université de Montréal)
Peters, Michael (University of British Columbia)
ChairTondji, Jean-Baptiste (University of Ottawa)
PapersPotter, Shannon (University of Western Ontario):
Social welfare and the allocation of opportunity
Tondji, Jean-Baptiste (University of Ottawa):
Valuing Inputs Under Supply Uncertainty: The Bayesian Shapley Value

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada: Skills, Tasks, and Labour Mobility
OrganizersKyui, Natalia (Bank of Canada)
Agopsowicz, Andrew (Bank of Canada)
ChairsKyui, Natalia (Bank of Canada)
Agopsowicz, Andrew (Bank of Canada)
PapersCassidy, Hugh (unaffiliated):
The Occupational Attainment of Legal and Undocumented Immigrants
Summerfield, Fraser (Lakehead University):
Changing Careers, Radically or Incrementally, in Booms and Recessions
Agopsowicz, Andrew (Bank of Canada):
Labour Mobility Across Regions, Industries, and Occupations in Canada

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
PEF: Poverty Reduction in Canada / La réduction de la pauvreté au Canada
OrganizerFalvo, Nick (Calgary Homeless Foundation)
ChairOtogwu, Chidom (Calgary Homeless Foundation)
PanelistsMacEwen, Angella (Canadian Labour Congress)
Stapleton, John (Open Policy)
Shaban, Robin (Independent)
Daley, Angela (University of Maine)

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CSLS: Productivity Developments in Canada / L'évolution de la productivité au Canada
OrganizerSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
PapersTessier, David (Université du Québec en Outaouais):
Firm Dynamics and Total Factor Productivity: An Empirical Exploration
Gu, Wulong (Statistics Canada):
Accounting for Slower Productivity Growth in the Canadian Business Sector
Leung, Danny (Statistics Canada):
Financial Constraints and Productivity: Evidence from Canadian SMEs
DiscussantsMurray, Alexander (Centre for the Study of Living Standards); Sharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada (Graduate Student Paper Award II)
OrganizerDunbar, Geoff (Bank of Canada)
ChairDunbar, Geoff (Bank of Canada)
PapersLesica, Josip (McMaster University):
Income Inequality, Small Business Taxation and Lobbying
Pannella, Pierluca (Vancouver School of Economics):
Credit bubbles and misallocation
Yao, Yuxi (University of Western Ontario):
Accounting for the Decline in Homeownership among the Young

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Policies and the Long-Run Economy / Politiques et économie à long terme
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairAmirKhalkhali, Saleh (Saint Mary's University)
PapersNöh, Lukas (Goethe University Frankfurt):
Development of Public Debt Maturity
Dalkir, Mehmet (University of New Brunswick):
Distribution of Wealth, Redistribution, and Economic Growth
Martin, Laurent (Bank of Canada):
The Economic Impact of Infrastructure Spending: A Canadian Quasi-Natural Experiment
AmirKhalkhali, Saleh (Saint Mary's University):
On the Persistence of Slow Economic Growth in Advanced Economies

14:15-15:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Session Title TBA
OrganizerWoolley, Frances (Carleton University)
ChairDimand, Robert W. (Brock University)
PapersHolmes, Gordon (McMaster University):
Canadian Production and Trade Flows, 1830 to 1960
Velk, Tom (McGill University):
Female Postmasters: Bottom-Up American Spoils Systems Appointments

15:45-16:15Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CWEN AGM / Assemblée générale annuelle du RFE

15:45-16:15Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Coffee Break / Pause-café

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE Short Session I / Séance courte I
OrganizerWinter, Jennifer (University of Calgary)
ChairMistro, Daniel (University of Maine)
PapersEskander, Shaikh Muhammed (Carleton University):
Adaptive capacity of SMEs, and (mal)adaptation to climate change: Evidence from Kenya and Senegal
Hamit-Haggar, Mahamat (Université d'Auvergne):
On the non-linear relationship between per capita emissions and economic growth
Daoud, Rasha (Université des sciences et technologie de Lille 1):
Les déterminants du choix du système de chauffage et son impact sur la consommation énergétique domestique
Mistro, Daniel (University of Maine):
Window Inserts and the Communities Adopting Them

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Empirical Industrial Organization / L'organisation industrielle empirique
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
ChairSadeghzadeh, Javad (Statistics Canada)
PapersVasserman, Susana (Harvard University):
Budget Constraints and Rent Extraction in Public Sector Procurement
Tweedle, Jesse (University of Calgary):
Inferring Unobserved Domestic Firm Networks
Tekatli, Necati (Istanbul School of Central Banking):
Common Dynamics of Corporate Waves
Sadeghzadeh, Javad (Statistics Canada):
Local Manufacturing Data: An analysis of manufacturing sales and employment for Canada's largest CMAs, 2007-2012

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CESG: Financial Econometrics I / Économétrie financière I
OrganizerJasiak, Joann (York University)
ChairParker, Thomas (University of Waterloo)
PapersShen, Xiangjin (Bank of Canada):
Analysis of Asymmetric GARCH Volatility Models with Applications to Margin Measurement
Kavand, Hossein (Carleton University):
The Endogenous Treatment Effect of Initial Bank Credit on a Start-up's Performance: A Double-Selection Model
DiscussantsPondi Endengle, Eric Marius (Université de Montréal); Shen, Xiangjin (Bank of Canada); Kone, N'Golo (Université de Montréal)

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Financial Economics I / Économie financière I
OrganizerDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)
ChairLee, Seung Jung (Federal Reserve Board)
PapersKhokhar, Abdul Rahman (Saint Mary's University):
Political Values and SEC Enforcement Actions
Choi, Bong Geun (University of Chicago):
Does Financial Innovation Increase Inequality?: A Competitive Search Approach
Gao, Jeffrey (unaffiliated):
Sovereign Bond Market Liquidity and Systematic Factors: A Canadian Case
Lee, Seung Jung (Federal Reserve Board):
The Anatomy of Financial Vulnerabilities and Crises

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Internet and Online Platforms / Internet plateformes en ligne
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
ChairFang, Limin (University of Toronto)
PapersGoetz, Daniel (Princeton University):
Competition and Unobserved Product Quality

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CHESG: Health Care Markets
ChairChami, Nadine (McMaster University)
PapersMartins, Bruno (Boston University):
Are there efficiency gains in Medicare Part D? The case of CVS acquisition of Universal
Watt, Jenny (Queen's University):
Scale, specialization, and merger outcomes in Ontario hospitals
Basu, Kisalaya (Health Canada):
Does The Use Of Electronic Medical Records Improve Management Of Chronic Care? A Family Physicians' Perspective From Canada, France, Sweden, And Switzerland
DiscussantsLi, Ning (Rutgers University)

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Immigration IV: Issues on Immigration and Policy
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairMcDonald, Ted (University of New Brunswick)
PapersTruong, Khuong (McMaster University):
Information and Communication Technology Skills Shortages in Canada: Is Immigration a Solution?
Warman, Casey (Dalhousie University):
9/11 and Labour Force Outcomes of Muslims in Canada
Khanam, Farhana (McMaster University):
The Effects of Language Proficiency on the Health and Health Behavior of Immigrants
McDonald, Ted (University of New Brunswick):
Working away: the impact on earnings of return migration

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEBERG: Risk and Time Preference / Risque et préférence temporelle
OrganizersKimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
ChairSossou, Kouame Marius (Université Laval)
PapersRuffle, Bradley (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Tat Will Tell: Tattoos and Time Preferences
Ouch, Chandarany (Cambodia Development Resource Institute):
The Long-term Effects of Genocide on Social Preferences and Risk
Sossou, Kouame Marius (Université Laval):
Myopic Loss Aversion in an Ambiguous Environment -An Experimental Investigation

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Trade Policy - Empirics
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairLysenko, Dmitry (Government of Nova Scotia)
PapersCyrus, Teresa (Dalhousie University):
Why Do Countries Form Free Trade Agreements?
Dixon, Jay (Industry Canada):
Untangling the Spaghetti Bowl: the role of overlapping FTAs in Latin American.
Lysenko, Dmitry (Government of Nova Scotia):
CETA and Sub-federal Government Procurement

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: International Trade Theory I
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairSchmitt, Nicolas (Simon Fraser University)
PapersCherniwchan, Jevan (University of Alberta):
Globalization, the Gains from Variety, and the Environment
Bezmaternykh, Natalia (Ryerson University):
Monopolistic Competition with Credence Goods under Asymmetric Information
Schmitt, Nicolas (Simon Fraser University):
Dual Sourcing, Demand Uncertainty and International Trade

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Labour Markets and the Macroeconomy / Marchés du travail et macroéconomie
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairJin, Hyeongsuk (University of Western Ontario)
PapersChoi, Youjin (University of Western Ontario):
Why don't married men take parental leave?
Das, Anupam (Mount Royal University):
Risk Sharing of Unemployment in Canadian Provinces
Jin, Hyeongsuk (University of Western Ontario):
Educational gradients in union and fertility choices

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Savings and Investment
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairMacGee, Jim (University of Western Ontario)
PapersLeung, Cheuk Shing (McGill University):
Heterogeneous returns to saving and wealth inequality
Robinson, Baxter (University of Toronto):
Wealth Inequality, Rate of Return Heterogeneity, and Housing
MacGee, Jim (University of Western Ontario):
Regulation of Consumer Credit with Over-Optimistic Borrowers

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Gender II
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersLaszlo, Sonia (McGill University):
The Impact of Affordable and Better Quality Day Care on Women's Work in a Slum Settlement of Nairobi
Lehrer, Kim (Université de Sherbrooke):
The Impact of Laws Against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa
Galdo, José (Carleton University):
Gender Information Gaps in Child Labor Statistics: Evidence from Ethiopia
Archibong, Belinda (Barnard College):
Harmattan Winds, Disease and Gender Gaps in Human Capital Investment

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Agriculture
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersEsfahani, Sara (University of Notre Dame):
Agricultural Resource Misallocation in Ethiopia
Stephens, Emma (Pitzer College):
Food shortages: the role and limitations of markets in resolving food crises in Sub-Saharan Africa 2002-2012
Ponce, Carmen (Group for the Analysis of Development - GRADE):
Rural household livelihoods in a context of transformations in the Peruvian Highlands: climate change, migration corridors and income diversification

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances
ChairTaylor, M. Scott (University of Calgary)
SpeakerBombardini, Matilde (University of British Columbia)
TopicBeyond Campaign Contributions: The Tools of Political Influence

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Environment and Climate Change Canada Panel Discussion: Canada's Mid-century/Long-term GHG Strategy
OrganizerGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
PanelistsAntweiler, Werner (University of British Columbia)
McKitrick, Ross (University of Guelph)
Rivers, Nicholas (University of Ottawa)
Tombe, Trevor (University of Calgary)

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Keynote Speaker
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
SpeakerWantchekon, Leonard (Princeton University)
TopicEducation and Long Term Social Mobility in Benin

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Sectors and Regions / Secteurs et régions
OrganizerSun, Hongfei (Amy) (Queen's University)
ChairNicholas, Joseline (McMaster University)
PapersMiller, Sarah (Bank of Canada):
Which firms participate in the Bank of Canada's Business Outlook Survey?
Sevinc, Deniz (York University):
Measuring sector skills gaps: a regional analysis of a local labour market
Nicholas, Joseline (McMaster University):
Light Rail Transit and Property Values in Kitchener-Waterloo

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Defence and Security Economics / Économie de la défense et de la sécurité
OrganizersBerkok, Ugurhan (Royal Military College)
Skogstad, Karl (Lakehead University)
ChairSkogstad, Karl (Lakehead University)
PapersWitte, Caroline (Erasmus School of Economics):
Dodging Bullets: The Heterogeneous Effect of Political Violence on Greenfield FDI
Douch, Mohamed (Royal Military College):
Demand for Military Expenditures in the MENA Region
Secrieru, Oana (Royal Military College):
Terrorism and Deterrence
Kipuka Kabongi, Decky (Carleton University):
The Determinants of Defense Spending in Sub-Saharan Africa

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada: Liquidity Shocks and Bank Lending / Banque du Canada: Chocs de liquidités et prêts bancaires
OrganizerTodorov, Radomir (Bank of Canada)
ChairTodorov, Radomir (Bank of Canada)
PapersTodorov, Radomir (Bank of Canada):
The Bank Lending Channel of Monetary Policy in Canada: Empirical Evidence
Kuruscu, Burhanettin (University of Toronto):
Housing Crisis, Deterioration of Bank Balance Sheets, and Macroprudential Policies
Ozdagli, Ali (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston):
The Transmission of Monetary Policy through Bank Lending: The Floating Rate Channel

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
PEF: Social Impact Bonds and Economic Development
OrganizerLoxley, John (University of Manitoba)
ChairPringle, David J (Carleton University)
PapersLoxley, John (University of Manitoba):
Development Impact Bonds
Hajer, Jesse (New School for Social Research):
The Political Economy of Social Impact Bonds
Hudson, Ian (University of Manitoba):
Does Provincial Policy Matter?: Community Economic Development in Manitoba and BC

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Political Economics / Économie politique
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairCanen, Nathan (University of British Columbia)
PapersGalindo-Silva, Hector (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana):
Inequality, Immigration and Party Strategies
Kauder, Bjoern (Ifo Institute-Leibniz-Institute at the Univ. of Munich e.V.):
Term Limits for Mayors and Intergovernmental Grants: Evidence from Italian Cities
Canen, Nathan (University of British Columbia):
Information Accumulation and the Timing of Voting Decisions (and Scandals)

16:15-17:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CRDCN Session
ChairSpencer, Byron Grant (McMaster University)
PapersZhang, Jue (University of Waterloo):
The influence of sectoral skill versatility on immigrant labour market integration
Hickey, Ross (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus):
The Effect of Tax Price on Donations: Evidence from Canada
Schirle, Tammy (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Occupational segregation, skills, and the gender wage gap
Craig, Andrea (Queen's University):
Commute Mode Choice and Neighbourhood Sorting
DiscussantsHaan, Michael (unaffiliated); Milligan, Kevin (University of British Columbia); Wah, Leo Tang (Saint Francis Xavier University); Skuterud, Mikal (University of Waterloo)

18:00-19:15Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Innis Lecture
SpeakerOlewiler, Nancy (Simon Fraser University)
TopicCanada's Dependence on Natural Capital Wealth: Was Innis Wrong?

19:15-20:45Friday, June 2, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Reception and Dinner

07:30-09:00Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Continental Breakfast

08:00-09:00Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Department Chair Meeting (All chairs of economics departments are invited to attend, or send a delegate)
OrganizerWoolley, Frances (Carleton University)

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE Short Session II / Séance courte II
ChairNadeau, Louis (University of Ottawa)
PapersFall, Mamour (Université de Sherbrooke):
Uncertainty under preference discontinuity in discrete choice experiments: evidence from landscape aesthetic valuation in Charlevoix and Gaspésie, Québec
Geleta, Solomon (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus):
On Using Deliberative/Citizens' Juries Approach to Measure Preference Heterogeneity within Choice Experiment Surveys: Valuing Watershed Protection
Williams, Olayinka (Imperial College):
The Welfare Effects of Strategic Storage use in deregulated electricity markets
Nadeau, Louis (University of Ottawa):
Testing for Asymmetries in the Response of GDP to Oil Price Shocks Using MIDAS Regressors

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE Short Session III / Séance courte III
ChairQuinton, Justin (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
PapersAkimoto, Kiyoka (Osaka University):
Transition from a Linear Economy toward a circular Economy
Agbola, Peter (Saint Mary's University):
Analysis of Import Demand for Seaweed and its extract in the Americas: An Application of Heteroscedasticity Corrected Panel Estimation
Galay, Gregory (University of Guelph):
Crude oil spatial pricing dynamics: a cointegration approach
Quinton, Justin (Memorial University of Newfoundland):
Correcting for Endogeneity and Assessing Scale Sensitivity in Contingent Valuation Studies

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CESG: Panel and Space-Time Data / Panel et données espace-temps
OrganizerJasiak, Joann (York University)
ChairGodwin, Ryan (University of Manitoba)
PapersCharles Olivier, Mao Takongmo (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Measuring Granger Causality in Data Rich Environment
Saunders, Charles (Carleton University):
Space-Time Autoregressive Models
Kolobadia Ada, Nayihouba (Université de Montréal):
Regularization approach to LIML estimator of dynamic panel data model
DiscussantsKolobadia Ada, Nayihouba (Université de Montréal); Charles Olivier, Mao Takongmo (Université du Québec à Montréal); Saunders, Charles (Carleton University)

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Financial Economics II / Économie financière II
OrganizerDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)
ChairLim, Paul (University of Toronto)
PapersCimon, David (University of Toronto):
Crowdfunding and Risk
Fazel, Ehsan (Concordia University):
the concept of market efficiency in commodity futures market
Lim, Paul (University of Toronto):
Mortgage Securitization and Deposits

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Tournaments and Managerial Incentives
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
Chairde Lamirande, Patrick (Cape Breton University)
PapersWang, Xiaoting (Acadia University):
Flow-performance relationship and risk-taking behavior in mutual fund tournaments
de Lamirande, Patrick (Cape Breton University):
Dynamic collusion under delegation supergame

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CHESG: Environment, Economics and Health
ChairHajizadeh, Mohammad (Dalhousie University)
PapersSun, Meng (University of Calgary):
I Don't Want to Forget: Air Pollution, Environmental Regulation, and Dementia
Marcuccio, Pat (Saint Mary's University):
The Weight That Air Pollution Has On Obesity
Watson, Barry (University of New Brunswick):
Healing and/or Breaking? The Mental Health Implications of Repeated Economic Insecurity

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Labour Markets II: Childcare Policies and Gender Gap Issues
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairGoussé, Marion (Université Laval)
PapersCleveland, Gordon (University of Toronto Scarborough):
Modelling Child Care Policy Effects: Results from a Microsimulation Model of Child Care Demand and Employment in the City of Toronto
Lebihan, Laetitia (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Does a Childcare Policy Affect Expenditures Within the Family? Evidence from a Canadian Natural Experiment.
Rockey, James (University of Leicester):
The Global Gender Pay Gap

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Labour Markets III: Issues on Wages
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairBelley, Philippe (Kansas State University)
PapersTo, Theodore (Bureau of Labor Statistics):
Job Dispersion and Compensating Wage Differentials
Townsend, James (University of Winnipeg):
The Minimum Wage, Turnover, and the Shape of the Wage Distribution
Jales, Hugo (University of British Columbia):
Estimating the effects of the minimum wage on developing countries: A density discontinuity design approach.

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Education II: Long Term Effects of Education
PapersP. Laliberté, Jean-William (University of Toronto):
Long-term Contextual Effects in Education: Schools and Neighborhoods of Montreal
Rankaduwa, Wimal (University of Prince Edward Island):
Public Education Expenditure and Economic Growth in Canada: Direct and Indirect Effects
Chen, Kelly (Boise State University):
Better Students? Better Teachers, or Just Better Grades?

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEBERG: Field Experiments / Expériences de terrain
OrganizersKimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
ChairTremblay, Ethan (University of Maine)
PapersButera, Luigi (The University of Chicago):
The Welfare Effects of Social Image: a field experiment
Schwartz, Saul (Carleton University):
Can Reminders Improve Student Loan Repayment Outcomes?
Tremblay, Ethan (University of Maine):
Consumer cooperatives harbor greater generalized cooperation among food shoppers: Experimental economic evidence

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: International Macroeconomic Policy
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairIntungane, Doriane (Ryerson University)
PapersFriedrich, Christian (Bank of Canada):
The International Bank Lending Channel of Monetary Policy - Evidence from Canada
Rodriguez, Cesar M (Portland State University):
The role of inflation targeting in debt denomination in developing countries
Intungane, Doriane (Ryerson University):
A Cross-Country Analysis of the Necessity for Macroprudential Policy Coordination

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: International Trade Theory II
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairViroleau, Franck (University of Paris Nanterre)
PapersTuuli, Maxwell (McGill University):
Intra-firm Trade in the Presence of Uncertainty
Viroleau, Franck (University of Paris Nanterre):
A Model of Influence on Trade Policy in a Computable General Equilibrium Model

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Monetary Policy I / GCEM: Politique monétaire I
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairMcNeil, James (Queen's University)
PapersColeman, Simeon (Loughborough University):
Does One-Size-Fit-All?: Asymmetries in Core Inflation Across Canadian Provinces.
St Amand, Samantha (Centre for International Governance Innovation):
Second Guessing Monetary Policy Decisions: The Preferences of Central Bankers And Shadow Monetary Policy Committees
Gnagne, Jean Armand (Université Laval):
Near-Term Monitoring of Systemic Bank Failures
McNeil, James (Queen's University):
A regional analysis of the effect of monetary policy shocks on the Canadian economy

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Productivity I / GCEM: Productivité I
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairEssaji, Azim (Wilfrid Laurier University)
PapersSattari, Yaser (Simon Fraser University):
Policy Distortions and Cross-Country Differences In Productivity: The Role of Endogenous Selection
Alam, M Jahangir (HEC Montréal):
Capital Misallocation: Cyclicality and Sources
Essaji, Azim (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Relationship Specificity, Judicial Quality and US Manufacturing Patterns

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Health I
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersAkude, Philip (University of Alberta):
Price Shocks and Child Health Outcomes: The Case of Cocoa Price Boom in Ghana
Sarkhel, Prasenjit (University of Kalyani/Virginia Tech):
Does In-premise Water reduce Open Defecation? Evidence from India

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Labour
PapersDuplantier, Anne (Université de Sherbrooke):
La migration interne, levier de l'emploi des jeunes au Ghana ?
Wong, Sara (Polytechnic University (ESPOL)):
Minimum wage impacts on wages and hours worked of low-income workers in Ecuador

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Environment and Climate Change Canada Session 3: Energy and Environmental Policies: Incentives and Outcome
OrganizerGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
PapersRivers, Nicholas (University of Ottawa):
Gasoline Price and New Vehicle Fuel Efficiency: Evidence from Canada
Withey, Patrick (Saint Francis Xavier University):
Managing Forests for Carbon and Timber: A Markov Decision Model of Uneven-Aged Forest Management with Risk
Thivierge, Vincent (Canada's Ecofiscal Commission):
Provincial carbon pricing and competitiveness pressures: The case of cement trade

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Issues Related to Consumer Price Indices
OrganizersBaldwin, Andy (Andrew Baldwin Consultants)
Yu, Kam (Lakehead University)
PapersBaldwin, Andy (Andrew Baldwin Consultants):
Why the Bank of Canada's Target Rate of Inflation Should Be Lowered Rather Than Raised
Yu, Kam (Lakehead University):
Price Trends of Digital Consumer Products: The Case of Smartphone
Astin, John (Royal Statistical Society):
What Should An Inflation Index Be Measuring?

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada: Microeconometrics
OrganizerHuynh, Kim (Bank of Canada)
ChairHuynh, Kim (Bank of Canada)
PapersChen, Heng (Bank of Canada):
The Mode is the Message: Analyzing Mode Effects via Past Survey Experience
Clair, Luc (McMaster University):
Probability-Weighted Nonparametric Conditional PDF Estimation
Messacar, Derek (Statistics Canada):
Intra-Household Labour Income Responses to Changes in Tax Rates among Older Workers

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CHWEN/CWEN/CLEF Session: Families in China and Canada / Séance CHWEN-CWEN-CLEF: La famille en Chine et au Canada
OrganizersNeill, Christine (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Ferrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
PapersLao, Yehui (South China Normal University):
The Short Term and the Long Term Effects of Sibship Size: Evidence from China
Gu, Hejun (Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology):
Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation and Economic Growth in Transition Periods:An empirical study in urban China
Feng, Jin (Acadia University):
Retirement and Grandchild Care in Urban China

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
PEF Annual General Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle du PEF
OrganizerPringle, David J (Carleton University)
ChairPringle, David J (Carleton University)

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Statistics Canada's Education Longitudinal Linkage Platform
OrganizerGauthier, Sylvie (Statistics Canada)
ChairBourbeau, Emmanuelle (Government of Canada)
PapersGauthier, Sylvie (Statistics Canada):
What is the Education Longitudinal Linkage Platform (ELLP)?
Mehta, Janm (Alberta Advanced Education):
Labour Market Premiums Associated with Post-Secondary Education in Alberta Using Linked Institution and Tax Data
Hinchley, Christine (Statistics Canada):
Postsecondary Education Student Pathway Indicator: Examples from a Pilot Project using Maritime University Data

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Political Economy of Taxation / Économie politique de l'impôt
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairBrett, Craig (Mount Allison University)
PapersKrause, Manuela (ifo Institute):
The real estate transfer tax and government ideology: Evidence from the German states
Brett, Craig (Mount Allison University):
Probabilistic voting over nonlinear income taxes with international migration

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Sovereign Debt and Monetary Policy / Dette souveraine et politique monétaire
OrganizerDas, Anupam (Mount Royal University)
ChairAkram, Tanweer (Thrivent Financial)
PapersDwyer, Allan (Mount Royal University):
Elections in frontier markets: Differential sovereign bond and equity market premia during periods intense internal violence
Talukdar, Bidyut Kumar (Saint Mary's University):
Organization capital and optimal monetary policy inertia
Akram, Tanweer (Thrivent Financial):
The Economics of Helicopter Money
Das, Anupam (Mount Royal University):
What Drives Long-Term Government Bond Yields in Canada?
DiscussantsAkram, Tanweer (Thrivent Financial); Sarker, Subrata (Bank of Canada); Talukdar, Bidyut Kumar (Saint Mary's University); Dwyer, Allan (Mount Royal University)

09:00-10:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
History of Economic Thought / Histoire de la pensée économique
ChairCross, Melvin (Dalhousie University)
PapersSampaio, Elias (Ministery of the Planning, budget an development of Brasil):
Celso Furtado: tensions and contradictions on the problem of the labor slave in his book economic training in Brazil
Cross, Melvin (Dalhousie University):
Arthur Hadley on Railroad Regulation, Competition, and Industry Policy

10:30-11:00Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Coffee Break / Pause-café

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CESG: Econometric Theory II / Théorie économétrique II
OrganizerJasiak, Joann (York University)
ChairLeo, Teng Wah (Saint Francis Xavier University)
PapersGodwin, Ryan (University of Manitoba):
Estimating the size of hidden populations in Economics using truncated count data
Boucher, Vincent (Université Laval):
The Estimation of Network Formation Games with Positive Spillovers
DiscussantsLeo, Teng Wah (Saint Francis Xavier University); Godwin, Ryan (University of Manitoba)

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Corporate Finance / Le financement des entreprises
OrganizerDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)
ChairErdemir, Aytac (Nibio)
PapersAnglin, Paul M (University of Guelph):
How do CEO political leanings affect REIT business decisions?
Chippin, Daniel (University of Toronto):
Large Shareholders in Corporate Votes: A Strategic Voting Approach
Vamossy, Domonkos (University of Pittsburgh):
An event study approach for capturing investor sentiment
Erdemir, Aytac (Nibio):
Mandatory Inclusion of Female Directors on Corporate Boards

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Mergers / Les fusions
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
ChairRay Chaudhuri, Amrita (University of Winnipeg)
PapersUlrick, Shawn W (Federal Trade Commission):
Does Merger Enforcement Depend on the Portion of the Merger Associated with the Competitive Concerns?
Ray Chaudhuri, Amrita (University of Winnipeg):
Mergers in Nonrenewable Resource Oligopolies and Environmental Policies

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CHESG: Access to Health Care
ChairGaudette, Etienne (University of Southern California)
PapersOguzoglu, Umut (University of Manitoba):
How Far is Too Far? The Effect of Physician Relocation on Healthcare Utilisation and Health Outcomes
Gibson, Grant (McMaster University):
Oh Brother How Art Thou? Variation in Propensity to Report Unmet Need
Golo, Kossi Thomas (Université Laval):
Do Waiting Times Affect Health Outcomes? Evidence from Elective Surgeries in Quebec

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Inequality and Segregation
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairCorak, Miles (University of Ottawa)
PapersAkbari, Mahsa (Simon Fraser University):
Age of Leaving Parental Home, Future Incomes, and Intergenerational Mobility
Cornelson, Kirsten (University of Toronto):
Residential segregation and social segregation by race
Djabir, Twahibu Kambi (Government of Canada):
Intergenerational mobility in Canada: New evidence on educational mobility
Corak, Miles (University of Ottawa):
Divided Landscapes of Economic Opportunity: The Canadian Geography of Intergenerational Income Mobility

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Labour Markets IV: Issues on Employment
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairLeonard, Phil (University of New Brunswick)
PapersBourbeau, Emmanuelle (Government of Canada):
La dynamique du marché du travail depuis la dernière récession
Murray, Alexander (Centre for the Study of Living Standards):
The Effect of Import Competition on Employment in Canada: Evidence from the 'China Shock'
Leonard, Phil (University of New Brunswick):
Why did the "Great Recession" have no Impact on the Rate of Self Employment?: Evidence from Longitudinal Canadian Tax Data

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Teaching of Economics
OrganizerWoolley, Frances (Carleton University)
ChairChen, Kelly (Boise State University)
PapersKaragyozova, Tsvetanka (York University):
From Content to Proficiencies: Introducing Community-Based Research in Senior-Level Economics Courses
Mackinnon, Brandon (Algoma University):
Chalk and Talk: The Value of Teaching Economics without Technology
Power, Simon (Carleton University):
Later Start Times for First-Year Economics Classes: A Way to Boost Class Attendance?

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Education III: Externalities from Educational Markets
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairKalinina-Foltin, Zinaida (University of Western Ontario)
PapersGong, Yifan (University of Western Ontario):
The Consumption Value of College
Haisken-DeNew, John (University of Melbourne):
Unawareness and Selective Disclosure: The Effect of School Quality Information on Property Prices
Kalinina-Foltin, Zinaida (University of Western Ontario):
Peer Effects in MBA Program

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Intellectual Property Rights
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairSandoval Hernandez, Aldo (University of Western Ontario)
PapersStoyanov, Andrey (York University):
Home Country Bias in the Legal System: Empirical Evidence from the Intellectual Property Rights Protection in Canada
Santilli, Diego (University of Ottawa):
The impact of the Madrid Protocol in Canada's trademark activity
Sandoval Hernandez, Aldo (University of Western Ontario):
New exporter dynamics: learning and self-selection with incomplete information

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Exchange Rates / Les taux de change
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
Chairvan Oordt, Maarten R.C. (Bank of Canada)
PapersHess, Kristina (Bank of Canada):
Understanding the Time-Variation in Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Import Prices
Zhao, Hong (McGill University):
International Currency, Trend Inflation, and Indeterminacy
van Oordt, Maarten R.C. (Bank of Canada):
On the Value of Virtual Currencies

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Natural Resources and the Macroeconomy / Ressources naturelles et macroéconomie
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairBehzadan, Nazanin (Ryerson University)
PapersBelem, Daouda (Université Laval):
Endogenous Oil Production and Fluctuations in a Closed Economy Framework
Peter, Jeffrey (University of Ottawa):
Provincial Differences in the Effects of Oil Shocks
Behzadan, Nazanin (Ryerson University):
Does Inequality Drive the Dutch Disease? Theory and Evidence

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Productivity II / GCEM: Productivité II
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairLi, Hongxiu (University of Waterloo)
PapersSinha, Rishabh (The World Bank):
Sectoral Productivity Gaps and Aggregate Productivity
Zhu, Wenbo (Queen's University):
The Hollowing Out Middle Class and the Slowing Down in Labour Productivity Growth: A Theory on Process Innovations
Li, Hongxiu (University of Waterloo):
Innovation as Adaptation to Natural Disasters

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Health II
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersHongdilokkul, Natt (Simon Fraser University):
Welfare Analysis of the Universal Health Care Program in Thailand
Christian, Cornelius (St. Francis Xavier University):
Can Cash Transfers Prevent Suicides? Experimental Evidence from Indonesia

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Finance
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersZhou, Shiqu (Simon Fraser University):
Repeated Loans, Enforcement and Learning
Voia, Marcel-Cristian (Carleton University):
Financial Development and the Duration of Banking Crise
Melesse, Tigist Mekonnen (Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT):
"Financing rural households and impact: evidence from randomized field experiment data"
Wijesiri, Mahinda (Indhira Gandhi Institute of Development Research):
The impact of a microfinance program on women's empowerment: Empirical evidence from Nepal

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances
ChairTkacz, Greg (Saint Francis Xavier University)
SpeakerSwanson, Norman R (Rutgers University)
TopicBig Data Analytics in Economics: What Have We Learned so Far, and Where Should We Go From Here?

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CIRANO-PHELPS-RIIB: Competition Policy I
OrganizersRoss, Thomas W. (University of British Columbia)
Boyer, Marcel (Université de Montréal)

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Environment and Climate Change Canada Special Lecture / Conférence spéciale d'Environnement et Changement climatique Canada
OrganizerGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
ChairHermanutz, Derek (Environment Canada)
SpeakerFowlie, Meredith (University of California, Berkeley)
TopicField Experiments in Environmental Economics

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada: Frictional Markets and Liquidity / Banque du Canada: Marchés frictionnels et liquidités
OrganizerDavoodalhosseini, Mohammad (Bank of Canada)
ChairDavoodalhosseini, Mohammad (Bank of Canada)
PapersSun, Hongfei (Amy) (Queen's University):
A Macroeconomic Theory of Banking Oligopoly
Davoodalhosseini, Mohammad (Bank of Canada):
Inventory Risk and Market Liquidity

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CWEN Session: Disabilities and Public Policy / Séance du RFE: Les politiques publiques en matière de déficiences
OrganizerWelling, Linda A. (University of Victoria)
PapersTurner, Laura (University of Toronto):
Household Responses to Individual Shocks: Disability and Labor Supply
Welling, Linda A. (University of Victoria):
Choosing life together: modelling community among persons with intellectual disabilities
Rana, Saeed (McMaster University):
On the Dynamics of the Ontario Disability Support Program
DiscussantsChen, Kelly (Boise State University)

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
PEF Panel: New Research on Economic Transformation in Canada / Table ronde du PEF: Les recherches récentes sur les transformations économiques au Canada
OrganizerAquanno, Scott (University of Toronto)
ChairMacLean, Brian K. (Laurentian University)
PanelistsAquanno, Scott (University of Toronto)
Prange-Martin, Laurie A. (Aalborg University)
Sepulveda, Edgardo (Sepulveda Consulting Inc)
Southway, Nigel (TBM Advocate)

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CSLS: Trends in Well-Being in Canada / Les tendances en matière de bien-être au Canada
OrganizerSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
ChairRiddell, W. Craig (University of British Columbia)
PapersOsberg, Lars (Dalhousie University):
Canada’s Middle Class – Forever Further Behind?
Beard, Richard (University of Ottawa):
The Inclusion of Natural Resource Wealth in the Index of Economic Well-being: Results for OECD Countries, 1980-2013
Sharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards):
The Human Development Index in Canada: Ranking the Provinces and Territories Internationally, 2000-2015
DiscussantsCurtis, Lori (University of Waterloo); May, Douglas (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CETC: Mechanism Design
OrganizersHoran, Sean (Université de Montréal)
Peters, Michael (University of British Columbia)
ChairSemenov, Aggey (University of Ottawa)
PapersCheng, Qingqing (Concordia University):
Optimal Majority Rule in Referenda
Maslov, Alexander (Carleton University):
Second-Price Auctions and Finite Posted Prices
Semenov, Aggey (University of Ottawa):
Common Agency Equilibria with Direct Mechanisms and Discrete Types

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Regional Policies / Les politiques régionales
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairMartinez-Espineira, Roberto (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
PapersIslam, Shahidul (Grant MacEwan University):
The Response of Government Spending to Resource Revenue Shocks: The Case of Alberta
Smith, Justin (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Does the Ethnic Diversity of a Community affect School Fundraising?
Hatcher, Martin (Cape Breton University):
The Economic Effects of the Dissolution of the Former Town of Canso
Martínez Espiñeira, Roberto (Memorial University of Newfoundland):
Public policies to reduce the risk of mortality for moose-vehicle collisions in Newfoundland: A distributional incidence analysis

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Local Labour Markets / Les marchés du travail locaux
OrganizersMarchand, Joseph (University of Alberta)
Serafinelli, Michel (University of Toronto)
PapersChan, Jeff (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Do Labour Market Institutions Exacerbate or Ameliorate Import Shocks?
Boudribila, Youssef (ESDC):
Occupational and regional aspects of job search and matching in Canada
Wong, Po Yin (Norwegian School of Economics):
Weather Shocks and Gender Gap in Labor Supply Elasticities
Tyndall, Justin (University of British Columbia):
Going Nowhere Fast: Urban Mobility and Employment Outcomes

11:00-12:30Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CNEH: Canadian Development in the Long Run / RCHE: Le développement du Canada à long terme
OrganizerKeay, Ian (Queen's University)
ChairEmery, J C Herbert (University of New Brunswick)
PapersDavies, James B. (University of Western Ontario):
Filling the Gap: Examining Canadian Wealth Inequality Over the Long Run
Dorval, Bill (Queen's University):
Manufacturing and Credit Ratings in Late Nineteenth Century Canada
Keay, Ian (Queen's University):
Do Infant Industries Mature? Canadian Trade Patterns and Trade Policy, 1870-1913
DiscussantsEmery, J C Herbert (University of New Brunswick); Lewis, Joshua (Université de Montréal); Alexander, Patrick (Bank of Canada)

12:30-14:00Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.

12:30-14:15Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Purvis Lunch / Dîner Purvis
ChairRedish, Angela (University of British Columbia)
SpeakerDi Tella, Rafael (Harvard University)
TopicPopulism and the Charm of Incompetent Politicians

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE: Commodity Prices / Les prix des produits de base
OrganizerWinter, Jennifer (University of Calgary)
ChairSuvankulov, Farrukh (Bank of Canada)
PapersNtantamis, Christos (Dalhousie University):
Synchronization of Cycles in Commodity Prices
Spiewanowski, Piotr (Institute of Economics, Polish Academy of Sciences):
Exogenous supply shocks and commodity prices: Evidence from potash mine disasters
Suvankulov, Farrukh (Bank of Canada):
Determinants of commodity hedging activity of Canadian oil firms

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CESG: Macroeconometrics / Macroéconométrie
OrganizerJasiak, Joann (York University)
ChairSaunders, Charles (Carleton University)
PapersChernis, Tony (Bank of Canada):
A Three-Frequency Dynamic Factor Model for nowcasting Canadian Provincial GDP growth
Koroglu, Mustafa (University of Guelph):
Growth and debt: An Endogenous smooth coefficient approach
Vigie, Thomas (Simon Fraser University):
What can we learn from combining Euler equations ?
DiscussantsVigie, Thomas (Simon Fraser University); Chernis, Tony (Bank of Canada); Koroglu, Mustafa (University of Guelph)

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Risk and Risk Management / Risque et gestion du risque
OrganizerDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)
ChairRodriguez Rondon, Gabriel (Bank of Canada)
PapersLee, Minjoon (Carleton University):
Forced Retirement Risk and Portfolio Choice
Duprey, Thibaut (Bank of Canada):
How to predict financial stress? An assessment of Markov switching models
Pysarenko, Sergiy (University of Guelph):
A blended portfolio construction technique using fundamentals and the Markowitz mean-variance methodology
Rodriguez Rondon, Gabriel (Bank of Canada):
Operational Disruptions in Payments Systems

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Competitive Strategies / Les stratégies concurrentielles
PapersMcLeod, Alexander (Queen's University):
Competitive Implicit Contracts with Sticky Regular and Sale Prices
Song, Yang (University of Calgary):
Price Matching & Strategic Investment in Advertising

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CHESG: Empirical Health Economics I
ChairOguzoglu, Umut (University of Manitoba)
PapersWard, Courtney (Dalhousie University):
Health Policy in the Face of Heterogeneous Externalities: the Case of Influenza Vaccination
Gaudette, Étienne (University of Southern California):
Economic Consequences of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Its Treatment
Li, Ning (Rutgers University):
Health Shocks and Household Labor Supply: Instantaneous and Adaptive Behavior of an Aging Workforce

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Labour Markets V: Skills, Wages and Matching
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairYamaguchi, Shintaro (McMaster University)
PapersGuo, Liang (Concordia University):
A Structural Analysis of Wage Effects of Temporary Schooling Interruption
Park, Youngmin (Bank of Canada):
Earnings Dynamics and Returns to Skills
Siow, Aloysius (University of Toronto):
Occupational Choice and Matching in the Labor Market

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Education IV: Paying for Education
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairXie, Xiaodi (Government of Canada)
PapersMang, Colin (Government of Canada):
The impact of tuition fee increases on the demand for liberal and vocational university programs
Wang, Linda (University of Toronto):
How Student Financial Aid Affects Retention in the Canadian Post-secondary Education System
Xie, Xiaodi (Government of Canada):
Education, Information-Processing Skills and the Use of Employment Insurance

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEBERG: Choice / Choix
OrganizersKimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
ChairSarr, Ibrahima (Université Laval)
PapersVadovic, Radovan (Carleton University):
Free to Choose: Testing the Pure Motivation Effect of Autonomous Choice
Zrill, Lanny (Langara College):
Computational Difficulty and Stochastic Choice: An Experiment
Sarr, Ibrahima (Université Laval):
Correlation neglect and decision making over time

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Empirical Trade
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairDluhosch, Barbara (Helmut Schmidt University / University FAF Hamburg)
PapersDluhosch, Barbara (Helmut Schmidt University / University FAF Hamburg):
Clubbing in Trade Policies: How Much a Threat to Multilateral Governance?

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Monetary Policy II / GCEM: Politique monétaire II
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairCarter, Tom (Bank of Canada)
PapersRobitaille, Marie-Noëlle (Bank of Canada):
Output Gaps and Inflation
Hasanzadeh, Samira (Carleton University):
Interest rates and Capacity Utilization: An Empircal Assessment
Alpanda, Sami (University of Central Florida):
Household Debt Overhang and Transmission of Monetary Policy
Carter, Tom (Bank of Canada):
The new neutral? Long-run growth, the neutral rate, and the ZLB

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Productivity III / GCEM: Productivité III
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairYip, Terry (McMaster University)
PapersBento, Pedro (University of Toronto):
Competition, Innovation, and the Number of Firms
Yip, Terry (McMaster University):
Productivity, Political Economy, and Intellectual Property Rights

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Conflict
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersCornwall, Thomas (University of British Columbia):
Estimating the Diffusion of Extremism through Networks
Anwar, Amar (Cape Breton University):
Do natural disasters aggravate terrorist activity in South Asia?

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Natural Resources
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersKiendrebeogo, Youssouf (World Bank):
Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others? Evidence from long run changes in child mortality and education attainment

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances
ChairOsberg, Lars (Dalhousie University)
SpeakerSnowberg, Erik (University of British Columbia)
TopicEconographics: The Foundations of Economic Behaviour

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CIRANO-PHELPS-RIIB: Competition Policy II
OrganizersRoss, Thomas W. (University of British Columbia)
Boyer, Marcel (Université de Montréal)

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Research from the Productivity Partnership
OrganizerVeall, Michael (McMaster University)
ChairBrown, Mark (Statistics Canada)
PapersSkogstad, Karl (Lakehead University):
A Half-Century of Stagnation: Labour Productivity in Ontario's Gold Mining Industry
Spencer, Byron Grant (McMaster University):
What Rates of Productivity Growth Would Be Required to Offset the Effects of Population Aging? A Study of Twenty Industrialised Countries
DiscussantsPetrunia, Robert (Lakehead University); Gu, Wulong (Statistics Canada)

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
AEDSB: Empirical Evidence of Development Paradigms
OrganizersChowdhury, Muhammad Murshed (University of New Brunswick)
Reza, Abeer (Bank of Canada)
ChairAkram, Tanweer (Thrivent Financial)
PapersAziz, Md Nusrate (Algoma University):
Armed Conflict, Military expenses and FDI inflow
Mozumder, Pallab (Florida International University):
Vulnerability to Environmental Hazards and Internal Migration in Bangladesh
Alam, Rafat (Grant Macewan University):
Inclusion of artisans in global production chain: the case of entry of Jamdani and Jute Diversified Products (JDP) from Bangladesh to Canadian market

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada: Empirical Models Using Canadian Payments Data / Banque du Canada: Modèles empiriques et données canadiennes sur les paiements
OrganizerChapman, James (Bank of Canada)
PapersChapman, James (Bank of Canada):
The Bank of Canada's Exposure to Default Risk in Canada's Large Value Transfer System
Sabetti, Leonard (Payments Canada):
Assessing Credit Risk in the Automated Clearing Settlement System
Galbraith, John W (McGill University):
Tall data from the payments system: nowcasting and event studies with the ACSS and LVTS

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CWEN Session: Financial Flows in Small Open Economies / Séance du RFE: Les flux financiers dans les petites économies ouvertes
OrganizerNeill, Christine (Wilfrid Laurier University)
PapersRaghavan, Mala (University of Tasmania):
Macro-Financial Effects of Portfolio Flows: Malaysia's Experience
Pasricha, Gurnain (Bank of Canada):
Policy Rules for Capital Controls

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
IRPP Lecture: Towards More Inclusive Canadian Trade Policy (Overview Presentation of an Interdisciplinary, Multi-Year Research Initiative)
OrganizerTapp, Stephen (Institute for Research on Public Policy)
ChairTapp, Stephen (Institute for Research on Public Policy)
PapersTapp, Stephen (Institute for Research on Public Policy):
Canadian Trade Policy at a Crossroads: Navigating New Global Realities
DiscussantsTombe, Trevor (University of Calgary); Doyle, Diana (OECD)

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CSLS-PEF Panel: Investment in Children: Driver of the Future Living Standards of Canadians / Table ronde CSLS-PEF: Les investissements en faveur des enfants, moteur du niveau de vie des Canadiens dans l'avenir
OrganizerSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
ChairFortin, Pierre (Université du Québec à Montréal)
PanelistsCleveland, Gordon (University of Toronto Scarborough)
Ivanova, Iglika (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
Milligan, Kevin (University of British Columbia)
Murphy, Doug (Employment and Social Development Canada)
Phipps, Shelley A (Dalhousie University)

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CETC: Policy
OrganizersHoran, Sean (Université de Montréal)
Peters, Michael (University of British Columbia)
ChairFellows, Garret Kent (University of Calgary)
PapersKeutiben Njopmouo, Octave (Université de Moncton):
Dismantling a State Monopoly: Insights from Theory
You, Jong (Algoma University):
The economics of nature: constrained dynamic optimization in nature
Fellows, Garret Kent (University of Calgary):
Making an Impact or Playing with Models?: Factor Supply Assumptions in Input-Output and CGE Models

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Public Policies / Les politiques publiques
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairLavecchia, Adam M. (University of Toronto)
PapersCao, Zhan (Tongji University):
Extending retirement age and increasing consumption
Hashmi, Sarmad (Yokohama National University):
Effect of public policy on low-income housing in Pakistan
Lavecchia, Adam M. (University of Toronto):
Minimum Wage Policy with One- and Two-Person Households

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMHC Session: Prices, Income and Indebtedness in Housing Markets / Prix, revenus et endettement dans les marchés de l'habitation
OrganizerDeschamps-Laporte, Jean-Philippe (Örebro University - CMHC)
ChairDeschamps-Laporte, Jean-Philippe (Örebro University - CMHC)
PapersBasiri, Kiana (HEC Montréal - CMHC):
Income Falsification on Mortgage Applications: Evidence From Canadian Housing Market
Deschamps-Laporte, Jean-Philippe (Örebro University - CMHC):
Examination of the housing wealth effect in British Columbia
ab Iorwerth, Aled (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation):
Looking At The Drivers Of Higher Home Prices In Select Canadian Cities
Bonen, Anthony (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation):
Assessing the Drivers of Housing Prices in Major Urban Centres: A Mixed Effects Approach

14:15-15:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CNEH: Long Run Evidence and Analysis based on Historical Documents / RCHE: Démonstrations à long terme et analyses fondées sur des documents historiques
OrganizerKeay, Ian (Queen's University)
ChairKeay, Ian (Queen's University)
PapersFeir, Donna Leanne (University of Victoria):
The Destruction of the Bison, Treaty Making, and Reversal of Fortunes on the Great Plains
Lewis, Frank D. (Queen's University):
Explaining the Rise and Fall of the Dutch Atlantic Slave Trade: Evidence from the Shipping Records
Miettinen, Adam (University of Toronto):
State Funding and School Spending in the United States, 1900-1940
Dimand, Robert W. (Brock University):
19th Century US Foreign Trade as Seen from Postal Data
DiscussantsLewis, Frank D. (Queen's University); Jones, Maggie (Queen's University); Keay, Ian (Queen's University); Sugden, Roger (University of British Columbia)

15:45-16:15Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Coffee Break / Pause-café

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE: Resource Extraction / L'extraction des ressources
OrganizerWinter, Jennifer (University of Calgary)
ChairKakeu, Johnson (Morehouse College)
PapersKollenbach, Gilbert (University of Hagen):
Climate Policy and the Green Paradox: Extraction Costs matter
Leach, Andrew (University of Alberta):
Optimal finite resource royalties in the presence of priced externalities
Kakeu, Johnson (Morehouse College):
Capital-Resource Economies Under Recursive Preferences

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CESG: Financial Econometrics II / Économétrie financière II
OrganizerJasiak, Joann (York University)
ChairBoucher, Vincent (Université Laval)
PapersLi, Fuchun (Bank of Canada):
Do Booms Must Result in Busts? Predicting House Price Corrections in Canadian Local Markets

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Market Structure and Firm Behaviour / Structure des marchés et comportement des entreprises
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
ChairYimga, Jules (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)
PapersEbrahimi, Pouya (HEC Montreal):
Tax-Efficient Strategies for a Multi-Plant Monopoly
Saberianranjbar, Fatemeh (University of Ottawa):
The Effect of individual industries' contributions on the odds of a political candidate winning an election
Yimga, Jules (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University):
How much do Consumers really Value Air travel On-time Performance, and to what extent are Airlines Motivated to Improve their On-time Performance?

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CHESG: Empirical Health Economics II
ChairWatson, Barry (University of New Brunswick)
PapersEbeid, Mohamed (University of Manitoba):
The impact of children onset Type I diabetes on educational attainment and labor market outcomes in early adulthood
Thomas, Stephanie (McMaster University):
A Standardized Method for the Evaluation of Adherence to Practice Guidelines
Alizadehsadrdaneshpour, Mina (University of Manitoba):
A dynamic analysis of diabetes and employment in Canada

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Education V: Skills and Educational Achievement
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairO'Gorman, Melanie (University of Winnipeg)
PapersBennet, Susan (Government of Canada):
The Importance of Non-Cognitive Skills and Gender in Determining High School Performance and Post-Secondary Participation
Bouaissa, Mohsen (Human Resources and Social Development Canada):
The decline in literacy and numeracy skills of Canadians between 2003 and 2012: illusory or real?
O'Gorman, Melanie (University of Winnipeg):
Understanding Educational Achievement in Inuit Nunangat: An Analysis of the Aboriginal Peoples Survey

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Effect of Government Programs on Labour Market
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairBecerra, Oscar (University of British Columbia)
PapersArcila-Vasquez, Andres Mauricio (University of Waterloo):
On the job quality in Canada
Morin, Lucie (Employment and Social Development Canada):
EI and Labour Market Displacement
Adams, Jason (Queen's University):
Social Assistance Spells And Training Program Efficacy: Evidence From Ontario Works
Becerra, Oscar (University of British Columbia):
Labor Demand Responses to Payroll Taxes in an Economy with Wage Rigidity: Evidence from Colombia

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Labour Markets VI: Wages and Occupations
ChairCote, Louis-David (Government of Canada)
PapersGao, Hang (University of Waterloo):
How the Market Rewards Academic Economists: Panel data evidence from Ontario
Belley, Philippe (Kansas State University):
The Returns to Work Experience and Occupational Tasks of Mothers
Cote, Louis-David (Government of Canada):
Determinants of Wages in Canada: an Analysis by Occupation and Province

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEBERG: Contracts and Labour / Contrats et travail
OrganizersKimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
ChairLacroix, Guy (Université Laval)
PapersLacroix, Guy (Université Laval):
Gender and Peer Effects in Social Networks

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Policy and Trade in Theory
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairSmith, Arthur (Boston University)
PapersChisik, Richard (Ryerson University):
International Trade and Labor Market Discrimination
Smith, Arthur (Boston University):
Training for the Future: Firm and Worker Responses to Trade Liberalization

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Exchange Rates
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairIbn Boamah, Mustapha (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
PapersMnasri, Ayman (Queen's University):
Exchange Rate Pass-Through and Monetary Policy: A Competitive Search Approach
Mohsin, Mohammed (The University of Tennessee):
1 Exchange Rate-Based Inflation Stabilization: A General Approach
Djeutem, Edouard (Simon Fraser University):
Commodity Currencies: Wealth Effects and FX Movements from Commodity Price Changes
Ibn Boamah, Mustapha (University of New Brunswick Saint John):
Real interest parity: A case of three trade blocs

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Fiscal Policy / Politique budgétaire
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairIlori, Ayobami (University of Sheffield)
PapersRestout, Romain (Université de Lorraine):
Imperfect Mobility of Labor across Sectors and Fiscal Transmission
Gauvin-Coulombe, Raphaelle (Queen's University):
Fiscal Policy, Government Ideology, and Economic Activity: New Evidence for OECD Countries
Arbex, Marcelo (University of Windsor):
Welfare Implications of AEoI
Ilori, Ayobami (University of Sheffield):
Tales of Two Countries: Cross-Border Fiscal Spillovers and Global Asset Market Participation

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Financial Frictions and Business Cycles / GCEM: Frictions financières et cycles économiques
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairSalimibeni, Yasin (HEC Montréal)
PapersEl Ramli, Shadi (Concordia University):
Race of shocks, the role of financial shocks in the Great Recession.
Moran, Kevin (Université Laval):
Financial Frictions in Macroeconomic Modelling: A Bayesian Evaluation
Salimibeni, Yasin (HEC Montréal):
On the propagation and amplification of credit shocks: the role of information asymmetry

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: First Nations
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
ChairFeir, Donna Leanne (University of Victoria)
PapersLamb, Laura (Thompson Rivers University):
Does Cultural Attachment Promote Wellbeing for Canada's Indigenous Population?
Rice, Derek (University of Ottawa):
The Impact of Education Decentralization on High School Attendance and Completion: Evidence from First Nation Education Self-Government Agreements in Canada
Jones, Maggie (Queen's University):
Culture and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Political Economy I
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersKarim, Ridwan (University of Toronto):
Electoral Reform, Clientelism and Health Outcomes in Brazil
Torres, Javier (Universidad del Pacifico):
Effects of Runoff Voting Rules on Number of Parties, Fiscal Balance and Candidates' Years of Education: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Peru

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Remittances
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersChowdhury, Mohammad (Carleton University):
Who remits and why? The case of Bangladesh
Akhter, Tahsina (University of Ottawa):
The use of remittances on household non-food expenditures: The case of Bangladesh

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada Fellowship Lecture / Conférence de la Banque du Canada / Programme de bourses de recherche
SpeakerLemieux, Thomas (University of British Columbia)
TopicMiddle-class wages in Canada and the United States

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
OrganizersRoss, Thomas W. (University of British Columbia)
Boyer, Marcel (Université de Montréal)

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
APEC Panel: Measuring the Cost of Barriers to Interprovincial Trade and Labour Mobility
OrganizerChaundy, David (Atlantic Provinces Economic Council)
PanelistsTombe, Trevor (University of Calgary)
Brown, Mark (Statistics Canada)
Amirault, David (Bank of Canada)
Chaundy, David (Atlantic Provinces Economic Council)

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
PEF Keynote Address / Conférence principale du PEF
OrganizerPringle, David J (Carleton University)
ChairPringle, David J (Carleton University)
SpeakerMcAllister, Ian (Dalhousie University)
TopicFrom Disaster Relief to Development?

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CETC: Micro Theory
OrganizersHoran, Sean (Université de Montréal)
Peters, Michael (University of British Columbia)
ChairFoltin, Peter (University of Western Ontario)
PapersZhang, Chi (Boston University):
Social Network Of Indirect Favor Exchange
Barnett, Richard (Drexel University):
The Fight-or-Flight Response to the Joneses
Foltin, Peter (University of Western Ontario):
Asymmetric War: Why do the Weak Fight the Strong?

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Taxation / L'imposition
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairDodds, Stefan A. (University of Winnipeg)
PapersGross, Till (Carleton University):
Residence-based capital taxation in open economies with infinitely-lived dynasties
Shen, Yue (Queen's University):
Optimal Labor Income Tax, Education and Retirement in a Life Cycle
Dodds, Stefan A. (University of Winnipeg):
Differential Tax-transfer Salience and the Timing of Rebates

16:15-17:45Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CNEH: Urban-Centered Development in the Long Run / RCHE: Le développement axé sur la ville à long terme
OrganizerKeay, Ian (Queen's University)
ChairSkogstad, Karl (Lakehead University)
PapersLewis, Joshua (Université de Montréal):
The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire and the Long-Run Impact on European Cities
Dow, Gregory (Simon Fraser University):
The Origins of City-States in Mesopotamia
Sugden, Roger (University of British Columbia):
Economic Development of Interior British Columbia: A Case Study of Income and Wages in the Okanagan, 1911 - 1921
DiscussantsChristian, Cornelius (St. Francis Xavier University); Dorval, Bill (Queen's University); Skogstad, Karl (Lakehead University)

18:00-19:15Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Presidential Address / Discours du président de l'ACE
SpeakerGallini, Nancy (University of British Columbia)
TopicDo Patents Work? Thickets, Trolls and Antibiotic Resistance

19:15-21:15Saturday, June 3, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Reception and DInner

07:30-08:30Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Breakfast / Petit déjeuner continental

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE: Environmental Policy / Les politiques environnementales
ChairAhmadi, Younes (University of Calgary)
PapersNajjar, Nouri (University of British Columbia):
How do Manufacturers Respond to Environmental Regulation? Plant-Level Evidence from Canada.
Ahmadi, Younes (University of Calgary):
How Effective Are Carbon Taxes in Reducing Emissions? Evidence from the Revenue Neutral Carbon Tax in British Columbia, Canada

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Financial Economics III / Économie financière III
OrganizerDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)
ChairPringle, David J (Carleton University)
PapersEmmanuel, Dieu-Donne Donald (University of Ottawa):
Campaign Contribution and Risk-Taking in the Financial Sector
Roberts, Tom (Bank of Canada):
The Cointegration of Stock Prices and Earnings, and the Early-Warning of Corrections in Equity Markets
Pringle, David J (Carleton University):
Do "mergers of equals" between banks contribute to riskier behavior by the consolidated banks?

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Industry Studies / Études sectorielles
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
ChairChehab Eddine, Nour (Bank of Canada)
PapersMin, Hyeck Ki (University of Alberta):
Market Power and Generating Unit Outage Timing: The Evidence from Alberta's Electricity Market
Lewis, Brian (Ministry of Finance):
Ontario's Housing Market (Partly) Explained
Chehab Eddine, Nour (Bank of Canada):
Competitive Dynamics in the Canadian Retail Sector

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Returns to Education II: Entrepreneurship
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairJavdani Haji, Mohsen (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus)
PapersAtabati, Omid (University of Calgary):
On the entrepreneurial productivity and return to human capital
Gupta, Samarth (Boston University):
What makes a good Manager?: Evidence from an Insurance Firm in India
Javdani Haji, Mohsen (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus):
Does Color Matter? Estimating Differences in Promotions and Returns to Promotions between White and Visible Minority Canadian-Borns

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEBERG: Personal Finance / Finances personnelles
OrganizersKimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
ChairClaus, Edda (Wilfrid Laurier University)
PapersMcLean-Mckay, Marcie (Financial Consumer Agency of Canada):
Initiating Budgeting Behaviour among Non-Budgeters: A Financial Literacy Pilot Conducted through the Carrot Rewards Mobile Application
Pulido, Diego (McGill University):
An Experimental Test of the Role of Human Capital on Portfolio Choice
Gjoka, Silvja (Saint Mary's University):
Religiosity and Household Finance in Canada
Claus, Edda (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Do overconfident consumers save less

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Trade Agreements and Comparative Advantage
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairPulido, José (University of British Columbia)
PapersNken, Moïse (Ryerson University):
On the Role of Free Trade Agreements under Bound MFN Tariffs
Pulido, José (University of British Columbia):
Intra and inter-industry misallocation and comparative advantage

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Business Cycles and Labour Markets / GCEM: Cycles économiques et marchés du travail
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairLeyva, Gustavo (Banco de Mexico)
PapersDavis, Andrew (Acadia University):
Business Cycles and Movement Between Labour Markets in a Multi-Sector Economy
Pollak, Andreas (University of Saskatchewan):
Wage Setting and the Business Cycle
Leyva, Gustavo (Banco de Mexico):
Against All Odds: Job Search During the Great Recession

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Growth / La croissance
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairRehme, Guenther (TU Darmstadt)
PapersOlfati, Ronak (University of Bradford):
The Natural Resources Curse and Economic Growth: The impact of oil revenue on Iran's Economic Growth
Wibe, Jacob (Edison Innovation Foundation):
The Impact of Edison: Thomas Edison's Contribution to Economic Growth
Rehme, Guenther (TU Darmstadt):
`Love of Wealth' and Economic Growth

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Political Economy II
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersKouamé, Wilfried Anicet (Université de Sherbrooke):
Demand or Supply side of corruption: what drives firms' tax evasion in developing countries ?
Azad, Kalam (University of Ottawa):
Migration and Democracy

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Growth/Development
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersRose Taylor, Sara (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Working out the kinks: Statistical constraints and Millennium Development Goal evaluation
Abdullah, Md (University of Manitoba):
Does FDI Promote Domestic Investment? Evidence From Panel Data Methods

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Productivity Partnership Data School I: Applications of Firm-Level Data in Canada
OrganizerVeall, Michael (McMaster University)
ChairChernoff, Alex (Bank of Canada)
PanelistsHoule, Stephanie (McMaster University)
Amundsen, Alexander (McGill University)
Cardoso, Miguel (University of Western Ontario)
Ozdemir, Gorkem (HEC Montréal)
Salimibeni, Yasin (HEC Montréal)
De Fuentes, Claudia (Saint Mary's University)

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Bank of Canada: Monetary Policy and the Financial Sector / Banque du Canada: Politique monétaire et secteur financier
OrganizerCarter, Tom (Bank of Canada)
ChairCarter, Tom (Bank of Canada)
PapersVan der Ghote, Alejandro (Princeton University):
Coordinating Monetary and Financial Regulatory Policies
Ghossoub, Edgar (University of Texas at San Antonio):
Commercial Banks, Credit Unions, and Monetary Policy
Shukayev, Malik (University of Alberta):
Monetary policy trade-offs between financial stability and price stability
Nuguer, Victoria (Bank of Mexico):
Tight Money-Tight Credit: Coordination Failure in the Conduct of Monetary and Financial Policies

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CWEN: Mentoring Breakfast for Junior Economists / RFÉ : Déjeuner-mentorat pour les jeunes économistes
OrganizersDhuey, Elizabeth A (University of Toronto)
Compton, Janice (University of Manitoba)

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CETC: Economic Theory
OrganizersHoran, Sean (Université de Montréal)
Peters, Michael (University of British Columbia)
ChairPeng, Baochun (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
PapersViianto, Lari Arthur (Universidad de Guanajuato):
Simulating Association Formation by Network Search: Application to Japanese Nonprofit Organizations
Morault, Pauline (Aix-Marseille School of Economics):
Arranged Marriage: when Families get involved in the Marriage Market
Peng, Baochun (Hong Kong Polytechnic University):
Is Meritocracy Fair?

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Welfare and Poverty / Protection sociale et pauvreté
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairAnderson, Gordon (University of Toronto)
PapersMascella, Allison (unaffiliated):
Child Time and Income in Canadian Households
Kamenga, Christian (Kinshasa):
Indirect tax reform, Poverty and Inequality in DRC: A Dominance Stochastic Approach
Zapata, Oscar (University of Calgary):
The effect of climate disasters on income inequality
Anderson, Gordon (University of Toronto):
On Shrinking the Planner's Choice Set in Multiple Wellbeing Comparisons

09:00-10:30Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Global Supply Chains
OrganizerWoolley, Frances (Carleton University)
PapersDoyle, Diana (OECD):
Canada in Global Value Chains (GVCs)

10:00-10:30Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Coffee Break / Pause-café

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CREE: Oil Price Shocks / Les chocs des prix pétroliers
OrganizerWinter, Jennifer (University of Calgary)
ChairEllwanger, Reinhard (Bank of Canada)
PapersAlexander, Patrick (Bank of Canada):
U.S. Consumer Responses to the 2014-2015 Oil Price Shock: Evidence from the Consumer Expenditure Survey
Ellwanger, Reinhard (Bank of Canada):
What caused the 2014-2015 oil price drop? A tale of prices and quantities

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Financial Literacy and Individual Investors / Littératie financière et investisseurs individuels
OrganizerDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)
ChairMaynard, Alex (University of Guelph)
PapersKalmi, Panu (University of Vaasa):
Gender Gap in Financial Literacy: Evidence from Finland
Robertson, Adriana (Yale School of Management):
From the Horse's Mouth: What Matters to Individual Investors
Maynard, Alex (University of Guelph):
Long-Horizon Stock Valuation and Return Forecasts Conditional on Demographic Projections

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Games and Information / Jeux et information
OrganizerChen, Zhiqi (Carleton University)
ChairXie, Erhao (University of Toronto)
PapersKim, Soo Jin (Michigan State University):
Privacy, Information Acquisition, and Vertical Integration
Xie, Erhao (University of Toronto):
Identifying Incomplete Information Games without Bayesian Nash Equilibrium

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Teams and Information
OrganizerFerrer, Ana M. (University of Waterloo)
ChairHaisken-DeNew, John (University of Melbourne)
PapersSadanand, Asha (University of Guelph):
Optimal Team Composition
Gilraine, Michael (University of Toronto):
Individual versus Group Rewards under Team Production: Evidence from Teacher Pay Schemes
Devereux, Kevin (University of Toronto):
Estimating own and collaborative skills in team production: The case of professional tennis

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEBERG: Assorted / Divers
OrganizersKimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)
Moir, Robert (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
ChairChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
PapersMarquardt, Gerdis (University of Edinburgh):
Contract enforcement as a reference point for feelings of entitlement - Experimental Evidence
Childs, Jason (University of Regina):
Economic Behaviour of Civil Servants

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CITSG: Capital Flows and FDI
OrganizerBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
ChairWajda, Joanna (Centre for International Governance Innovation)
PapersHajzler, Chris (Bank of Canada):
Expropriation risk and FDI in developing countries: Does return of capital dominate return on capital?
Sharma, Gaurav (Carleton University):
Determinants of FDI into Canada
Wajda, Joanna (Centre for International Governance Innovation):
The Network Properties of Capital Flows: How Connected is the Global Financial System?

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CMSG: Macroeconomic Issues in Developing Economies / GCEM: Questions macroéconomiques et économies en développement
OrganizerAlexopoulos, Michelle (University of Toronto)
ChairSchroth, Josef (Bank of Canada)
PapersRahman, Md Mahbubur (McMaster University):
The Rise and Fall of Q - A Tale of India's Relative Price of Investment
Scarlett, Hubert (University of Manitoba):
Transmission of U.S. Economic Shocks to Jamaica's Economy
Schroth, Josef (Bank of Canada):
Capital Flows to Developing Countries: Is there an Allocation Puzzle?

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Political Economy III
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersAnnen, Kurt (University of Guelph):
Why Aid-to-GDP Ratios?

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CDESG: Wellbeing
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PapersRazafimandimby Andrianjaka, Riana (University of Bordeaux):
An analysis of the middle-class using stochastic dominance criteria

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
State of the Art Lecture
SponsorThe CEA and the ACEA
SpeakerBoyer, Marcel (Université de Montréal)
TopicChallenges and Pitfalls in Competition Policy Implementation

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
Productivity Partnership Data School II: Improved Access to Economic Microdata in Canada
OrganizersCheng, Franco (Ontario Ministry of Finance)
Veall, Michael (McMaster University)
ChairSpencer, Byron Grant (McMaster University)
PanelistsLewis, Brian (Ministry of Finance)
Leung, Danny (Statistics Canada)
Storring, Thomas (Nova Scotia Department of Finance and Treasury Board)
Lacroix, Guy (Université Laval)
McDonald, Ted (University of New Brunswick)
Ryan, Annette (Employment and Social Development)

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CWEN Panel: The Tyranny of Distance / Table ronde du RFE: La tyrannie de la distance
OrganizerNeill, Christine (Wilfrid Laurier University)
PanelistsWelling, Linda A. (University of Victoria)
Cyrus, Teresa (Dalhousie University)
Raghavan, Mala (University of Tasmania)
Nicholas, Joseline (McMaster University)

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CPEG: Welfare and Poverty in Canada / Protection sociale et pauvreté au Canada
OrganizersDellis, Arnaud (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Garon, Jean-Denis (Université du Québec à Montréal)
ChairCurtis, Lori (University of Waterloo)
PapersCharest, Julie (Statistics Canada):
Material Well-being in Canada
Curtis, Lori (University of Waterloo):
Poverty in Canada: Multidimensional vs unidimensional measures.

12:00-13:00Sunday, June 4, 2017Loc. T.B.A.
CEA Annual General Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle de l'ACE


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