CEA 35th Annual Meetings

Thursday, May 31 - Sunday, June 3, 2001

McGill University, Montreal


Errata in the Printed Program

Items that are not in the printed list of errata are in red.

Note: Due to a technical problem with my conference scheduling software, there was a small number of cases in which the names of one or more coauthors were omitted. These mistakes have been corrected in the on-line version of the conference program and below. I extend my sincere apologies to those who were affected by this error. Werner Antweiler, Information Technology Coordinator.

Friday Morning, June 1, 2001


Friday         8:30 - 10:00        A145
Mergers, Productivity, and Innovation
Paper Title: Changes in the Diversification of Canadian Manufacturing Firms
John Baldwin (Statistics Canada)
Desmond Beckstead (Statistics Canada)
Richard Caves (Harvard University)


Friday 8:30 - 10:00 A270 Empirical Macroeconomics Using Aggregate Data New Discussant: Pinaki Chakraborty (National Institute of Public Finance and Policy)
Friday 8:30 - 10:00 L214 Environment, Development, and Trade Paper: Trade, Economic Growth and the Environment: A Survey Second Coauthor: Junoo Tuladhar (Center for Development Research (ZEF)) New Discussant: Abdella Abdou (University of Regina)
Friday 10:30 - 12:00 L015 Education, Human Capital, and Development Paper: Too Much Education or Not? A Matching Approach Second Coauthor: Olivier Charlot (Université de la Méditerranée)
Friday 10:30 - 12:00 L026 CSLS Session: International Perspectives on Poverty and Health Paper: Social Trends, Health Status, and Health Care Utilization of Mothers in Canada and Norway Coauthor: Shelley Phipps (Dalhousie University)
Friday 10:30 - 12:00 L321 Public Goods: Behavioural Evidence Paper: The Nash Equilibrium and Disequilibrium Effects: Cooperation is Easier When There Is More Elbow Room Coauthor: Robert Moir (University of New Brunswick)
Friday 10:30 - 12:00 W120 CABE: Economic Outlook-The Impact of the U.S. Economic Slowdown on the Global, Canadian and Provincial Economies New Panelist: Simon Prevost (Laurentian Bank Securities)
Friday 10:30 - 12:00 W130 Trade Theory and Firm Behavior Paper: Optimal Transfer Pricing Under Acceptance Uncertainty and Risk Aversion Coauthor: Philippe Godfroid (FUCaM)
Friday 12:10 - 13:40 FC CWEN Luncheon Speaker: Florence Ievers, Coordinator, Status of Women Canada

Friday Afternoon, June 1, 2001


Friday        14:00 - 15:30        A255
Computers, Growth and Productivity
Paper: Productivity Growth in ICT-Producing Industries - A Source
       of Growth Differentials in the OECD?
Coauthor: Dirk Pilat (OECD)


Friday 14:00 - 15:30 A265 The Health Services Sector: Demand and Utilization Issues Paper Title: Does Health-Care Utilization Increase With Age?: The Cost of Living or the Cost of Dying? Allan Pollock (Health Canada) Seamus Hogan (University of Canterbury)
Friday 14:00 - 15:30 L212 Applied Dynamic Macroeconometrics New Paper: A Test for Measuring the Strength of Cointegration and Granger-Causality: with an Application to the Bivariate Relationship Between Money and Income in Canada Author: Erdal Atukeren (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)-Zurich)
Friday 16:00 - 17:30 A150 Politics, Decision-Making, and Incentives Paper: Political Uncertainty and Federalism Coauthor: Robert Schwager (ZEW)
Friday 16:00 - 17:30 A265 The Health Services Sector: Information, Insurance, Incentives New Discussants: Ake Blomqvist (Health Canada and the University of Western Ontario), Pierre-Yves Cremieux (Groupe d'Analyse Economique)
Friday 16:00 - 17:30 L324 Empirical Analysis of Inflation and Macroeconomic Policy Paper: On Inflation and the Persistence of Shocks to Output Coauthor: Maral Kichian (Bank of Canada)

Saturday Morning, June 2, 2001


Saturday       8:30 - 10:00        A145
Economic History: Prices and Exchange Rates
Paper: Another Tale of Two Cities: London and Liverpool Prices in
       the Mid 19th Century
Coauthor: Ronald Shearer (U.B.C.)

Saturday 8:30 - 10:00 A260 Econometric Theory of ARCH Models Paper: Linear Methods for Nonlinear Time Series Models Coauthor: Jean-Marie Dufour (Université de Montréal)
Saturday 8:30 - 10:00 L014 Education and Earnings Paper: Heterogeneous Returns to Human Capital and Dynamic Self-Selection Coauthor: Jorgen Hansen (Concordia Univ.)
Saturday 8:30 - 10:00 L324 PEF: The Labour Market and Social Policy Paper: The Social Exclusion of Children in North America Coauthor: Lori Curtis (Dalhousie Univ.)
Saturday 8:30 - 10:00 W120 Models of Development Paper: A Variety of Paths for Staples-Exporting Development Coauthor: Ngo van Long (McGill University)
Saturday 10:30 - 12:00 A265 Empirical Studies of Comparative Advantage Paper Title: Dark Matter: Indirectly Observable Factors as Sources of Dynamic Comparative Advantage Leonard Dudley (Université de Montréal) Johannes Moenius (Northwestern University)
Saturday 10:30 - 12:00 L014 Immigration and Labour Markets Paper: Labour Market Competition Between Native Dutch and Ethnic Minorities Coauthor: Joop Hartog (Univ. of Amsterdam)
Saturday 10:30 - 12:00 L015 Economics of Climate Change Paper: Economic Modelling of Carbon Restrictions and Tradeable Permits Coauthors: Michel Bérubé (Natural Resources Canada), Jennifer Kerr (Natural Resources Canada)

Saturday Afternoon, June 2, 2001


Saturday      14:00 - 15:30        A255
Regionalization and Foreign Direct Investment
Paper: United States Foreign Direct Investment into Canada: An
       Empirical Analysis with Emphasis on the Free Trade Hypothesis
Coauthor: Peter J. Buckley (CIBUL, Leeds University Business School)

Saturday 14:00 - 15:30 L214 Public Economics: Equitable Tax Policies Discussants: Stefan Dodds (Queen's University), Paul Makdissi (Université de Sherbrooke)
Saturday 14:00 - 15:30 W130 Testing the PPP Hypothesis Paper: Purchasing Power Parity in Europe: The Role of the ERM and Non-Tradable Goods Coauthor: Chris Tsoukis (University of Hull, UK)
Saturday 16:00 - 17:30 A150 Labour Economics: Applications with Selection Effects The paper by Jimmy Royer has been withdrawn.
Saturday 16:00 - 17:30 L014 Empirical Studies of Productivity Paper: Inter-Utility Cost and Efficiency Differences Among Electric Distribution Utilities in Ontario Coauthor: Francis (Frank) Cronin (Consultant)
Saturday 16:00 - 17:30 L015 Growth and Trade Discussants: Timothy Sargent (Department of Finance), Helena Marques (Univ. of Newcastle)
Saturday 16:00 - 17:30 L214 Applied Welfare Economics Paper Title: Labor Supply, Consumption, and Taxes with Habit Formation Kirk Collins (University of Ottawa)
Saturday 16:00 - 17:30 L219 Derivative Securities in Finance and Macroeconomics New Discussant: Stephane Vigeant (University of Alberta)
Saturday 16:00 - 17:30 W125 Economic Theory - Session 8 Paper: Delegating Decisions to Experts Coauthor: Wing Suen (University of Hong Kong)

Sunday, June 3, 2001


Sunday         8:30 - 10:00        A150
Econometrics of Business Cycles
Paper Title: Private-Sector Forecasters Can't Predict Recessions:
             Myth or Reality?
Mireille Laroche (Department of Finance)
Jeff Barichello (Department of Finance)
Benoit Robidoux (Department of Finance)

Sunday 8:30 - 10:00 A255 Empirical Studies of Particular Industries The paper by Stephen Law has been withdrawn. Discussants: Irene Henriques (York University), Stephen Law (Ryerson University)
Sunday 8:30 - 10:00 A265 Resources and the Environment New Discussant: Peter Burton (Dalhousie University)
Sunday 8:30 - 10:00 L324 Demography and Fertility The paper by Karine Gente has been withdrawn. Discussants: Sonia Laszlo (Univ. of Toronto), Padma Rao Sahib (Univ. of Groningen)
Sunday 10:30 - 12:00 A260 Exchange Rate Regimes The paper by Virginie Boinet has been withdrawn. Discussants: Jeannine Bailliu (Bank of Canada), Paul R. Masson (International Monetary Fund)
Sunday 10:30 - 12:00 L014 Unemployment, Underemployment, and Displaced Workers The paper by Omar Zakhilwal has been withdrawn. Discussants: Louise Grogan (McMaster University), Sung-Hee Jeon (York University)
Sunday 10:30 - 12:00 L214 Theory of Teams Paper Title: Private Information and Teamwork Aidan Hollis (University of Calgary), Curtis Eaton (University of Calgary)
Sunday 10:30 - 12:00 L324 Multivariate Models and Survival Analysis New Discussant: Raymond Kan (University of Toronto)
Sunday 10:30-12:00 W125 Economic Theory - Session 10 Paper Title: Strategic Concealment: The Classical Rationale for Mixed Strategy Equilibrium Philip Reny (University of Chicago) Coauthor: Arthur Robson (U. Western Ontario)
Sunday 10:30 - 12:00 W130 Growth in Open Economies The paper by Erdal Atukeren has been withdrawn. Discussants: Shandre Thangavelu (National University of Singapore), Xiaoping Xu (University of New Brunswick)
Prepared by Theresa Brennan and James G. MacKinnon
May 30, 2001