CEA 36th Annual Meetings
Thursday, May 30 - Sunday, June 2, 2002
University of Calgary
 
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME


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Location Directory
BR Blue Room, Dining Centre
BR 1 Blue Room, Dining Centre
FP Penthouse Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Penthouse Room
MFH 160 Murray Fraser Hall, Room 160
MFH 164 Murray Fraser Hall, Room 164
SH Oak Room, Scurfield Hall
SS 10 Social Sciences, Room 10
SS 12 Social Sciences, Room 12
SS 105 Social Sciences, Room 105
SS 109 Social Sciences, Room 109
SS 113 Social Sciences, Room 113
SS 117 Social Sciences, Room 117
SS 403 Social Sciences, Room 403
SS 423 Social Sciences, Room 423
SS 545 Social Sciences, Room 545
ST 61 Science Theatres, Room 61
ST 63 Science Theatres, Room 63
ST 125 Science Theatres, Room 125
ST 127 Science Theatres, Room 127
ST 128 Science Theatres, Room 128
ST 129 Science Theatres, Room 129
ST 130 Science Theatres, Room 130
ST 131 Science Theatres, Room 131
ST 133 Science Theatres, Room 133
ST 135 Science Theatres, Room 135
ST 140 Science Theatres, Room 140
ST 141 Science Theatres, Room 141
ST 145 Science Theatres, Room 145
ST 147 Science Theatres, Room 147
UC University Club

 
 
 
 
 
Thursday, May 30, 2002

Thu 08:30 - 10:00 MFH 164
CERF - Session I / CERF - Séance I
Chair Garnett Picot (Statistics Canada)
Presentations The Effects of Business Cycles on the Labor Market Assimilation of Immigrants [abstract]
    Abdurrahman Aydemir (Statistics Canada)
  The Earnings Assimiliation of Immigrants and the Native-born in Canada: An Investigation of the Importance of Labour Market Entry Cohort and Labour Market Conditions
    David Green (University of British Columbia)
    Christopher Worswick (Carleton University)
Discussants Charles Beach (Queen's University)
  Deborah A. Cobb-Clark (Australian National University)

Thu 08:30 - 12:00 SS 105
CAES Executive Meeting / Assemblée exécutive de la CAES

Thu 10:30 - 12:00 MFH 164
CERF - Session II / CERF - Séance II
Chair Christopher Worswick (Carleton University)
Presentations Are Immigrants' Human Capital Skills Discounted in Canada?
    Ross Finnie (Queen's University)
    Ronald Meng (University of Windsor)
  Training Activity by Adult Immigrants in Canada
    Wayne Simpson (University of Manitoba)
Discussants David Green (University of British Columbia)
  René Morissette (Statistics Canada)

Thu 13:15 - 13:30 ST 140
CAES Welcome Address / Adresse de bienvenue: Jean-Marie Dufour, President CEA & Murray Fulton, President CAES

Thu 13:30 - 15:00 MFH 164
CERF - Session III / CERF - Séance III
Chair David Green (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Longitudinal Analysis of Immigrant Occupational Mobility
    Barry R. Chiswick (University of Illinois at Chicago)
    Yew Liang Lee (University of Western Australia)
    Paul W. Miller (University of Western Australia)
  The Incidence and Success of Self-Employed Immigrants in Canada
    Marc Frenette (Statistics Canada)
Discussants Ana Ferrer (University of British Columbia)
  Christopher Worswick (Carleton University)

Thu 13:30 - 14:15 ST 140
CAES Presidential Address / Allocution du président de la CAES
Chair Murray Fulton (University of Saskatchewan)
Speaker Mike Trant (Statistics Canada)
  Adoption and Diffusion of New Technology in Agriculture - Genetically Modified Corn and Soybeans

Thu 14:15 - 15:00 ST 140
CAES Fellow's Address / Allocution du Fellow de la CAES
Chair Murray Fulton (University of Saskatchewan)
Speaker George Brinkman (University of Guelph)
  Report Card on Prairie Agriculture

Thu 15:00 - 16:00 SS 423
CEA Executive Council Meeting I / Conseil exécutif de l'ACE I

Thu 15:30 - 17:00 MFH 164
CERF - Session IV / CERF - Séance IV
Chair Louis Grignon (Human Resources Development Canada)
Presentations Immigration, Assimilation and Inequality of Income Distribution in Canada
    David Gray (University of Ottawa)
    Jeffrey Mills (University of Cincinnati)
    Sourushe Zandvakili (University of Cincinnati)
  Immigrant Women and the Canadian Labour Market
    Jean Kunz (HRDC)
    Eden Thompson (HRDC)
Discussants Abdurrahman Aydemir (Statistics Canada)
  Mary Grant (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)

Thu 15:30 - 17:00 ST 129
CAES Session - The Impact of Exchange Rate on Canadian Agricultural Trade / Séance de la CAES - L'impact du taux de change sur le commerce agricole canadien
Chair Frederic Lessard (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Presentations The Impact of Exchange Rate Uncertainty on Canadian Agricultural Exports
    M. Mbaga (Université laval)
  Does Exchange Rate Matter to Bilateral Trade of Agricultural Goods Between the U.S. and Canada?
    M. Kim (North Dakota State University)
    G. Cho (North Dakota State University)
    W. Koo (North Dakota State University)
  Short-run Shocks of Prices and Exchange Rate on Live Cattle Trade Flows Between US-Canada
    M. Mahbobi (University of Saskatchewan)
  Estimated Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties on Canadian Live Cattle Exports to the US
    M. Mahbobi (University of Saskatchewan)
    J. Rude (University of Saskatchewan)
    Hartley Furtan (University of Saskatchewan)

Thu 15:30 - 17:00 ST 130
CAES Session (P1) - New Directions for Canadian Agricultural Policy / Séance de la CAES (P1) - Nouvelles directions pour la politique agricole canadienne
Chair Cam Short (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Policy Branch))
Presentations The Federal-Provincial-Territorial Whitehorse Agreement and the Agricultural Policy Framework
    Brian Paddock (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
  Implications of the DOHA Declaration for Canadian Agricultural Policy
    Karl Meilke (University of Guelph)
    James Rude (University of Manitoba)
Discussants W. Kerr (University of Saskatchewan)
  George McCaw (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture)

Thu 15:30 - 17:00 ST 131
CAES Session - The Impact of Environmental Regulations on Farming and Fishing / Séance de la CAES - L'impact des réglementations environnementales sur l'agriculture et la pêche
Chair T. Veeman (University of Alberta)
Presentations Environmental Policy Effects on Swine Farms
    A. Weersink (University of Guelph)
    G. deVos (University of Guelph)
    P. Stonehouse (University of Guelph)
  The Impact of Environmental Regulation on Farm Structure: The Case of the Taiwanese Hog Industry
    F. Haggui (University of Saskatchewan)
    R. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
  Managing Domestic Emission Permit Trading: Lessons from Canada's Supply Management Quota System
    Rick Barichello (University of British Columbia)
  Regulating Recreational Fishing in Northern Alberta: Effects on Anglers and Walleye Populations
    J. Jabs (University of Alberta)
    V. Adamowicz (University of Alberta)

Thu 17:00 - 20:00 SH
CERF Executive Meeting and Reception / Assemblée exécutive et réception du CERF

Thu 18:30 - 21:30 FP Penthouse
CEA Past Presidents' Dinner / Dîner des anciens présidents de l'ACE

 
 
 
 
 
Friday, May 31, 2002

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 MFH 164
CERF - Session V / CERF - Séance V
Chair Christopher Worswick (Carleton University)
Presentations Immigration and Low-income Trends in Canada, 1980 to 1995
    Feng Hou (Statistics Canada)
    Garnett Picot (Statistics Canada)
    John Myles (University of Toronto)
  The Earnings Performance of Immigrants in Selected Canadian Cities: Circa 1991-1996
    Samuel Laryea (HRDC)
Discussants Craig Dougherty (CIC)
  David Green (University of British Columbia)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 SS 10
Natural Resource Management I / Gestion des ressources naturelles I
Chair Joseph Doucet (University of Alberta)
Presentations Préservation des espèces et valeur de la biodiversité : une approche d'options réelles [abstract]
    Ilhem Kassar (Université du Québec à Montréal)
    Pierre Lasserre (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Risk Analysis and Management for Climate Change [abstract]
    Philippe Crabbé (University of Ottawa)
  Human Activities and Global Warming: A Cointegration Analysis [abstract]
    Hui Liu (University of Ottawa)
    Gabriel Rodriguez (University of Ottawa)
Discussants Denis Pelletier (Université de Montréal)
  Jean-Daniel Saphores (University of California Irvine)
  Stéphane Vigeant (University of Alberta)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 SS 113
Licensing / Licences
Chair Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné (École des Hautes Études Commerciales)
Presentations Technology Licensing to a Rival: Not Such a Crazy Idea [abstract]
    Caroline Boivin (Université de Sherbrooke)
    Corinne Langinier (Iowa State University)
  Licensing a New Product with Non-linear Contracts [abstract]
    Can Erutku (Competition Bureau)
    Yves Richelle (Cirano)
  General Licensing Schemes for a Cost-reducing Innovation [abstract]
    Debapriya Sen (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
    Yair Tauman (State University of New York at Stony)
Discussants Caroline Boivin (Université de Sherbrooke)
  Can Erutku (Competition Bureau)
  Debapriya Sen (State University of New York at Stony Brook)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 SS 117
History of Economic Thought and Teaching of Economics / Histoire de la pensée économique et enseignement des sciences économiques
Chair Jean-Guy Loranger (Université de Montréal)
Presentations A Modest Proposal for Institutional Economics [abstract]
    Kenneth Avio (University of Victoria)
  Prices, Property and Past Labour [abstract]
    Peter Dooley (University of Saskatchewan)
  Production Theory and the Theory of the Firm, without Humbug [abstract]
    Larry Levine (University of New Brunswick)
  What Does Business Want from Economics [abstract]
    Michael Burns (University of South Australia)
Discussants Kenneth Avio (University of Victoria)
  Michael Burns (University of South Australia)
  Peter Dooley (University of Saskatchewan)
  Larry Levine (University of New Brunswick)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 61
Topics in Theoretical Macroeconomics / Sujets de macroéconomie théorique
Chair Martin Berka (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Technology Diffusion and Business Cycle Asymmetry [abstract]
    Toshiya Ishikawa (Kyushu Kyoritsu University)
  On the Irrelevance of Money in the Utility Function [abstract]
    Eric Kam (Ryerson University)
    Paul Missios (Ryerson University)
Discussants Toshiya Ishikawa (Kyushu Kyoritsu University)
  Eric Kam (Ryerson University)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 63
Innovation: Quality, Stock Prices, and Patent Infringement / Innovation: qualité, prix des actions et non-respect des brevets
Organizer Mohammed Rafiquzzaman (Industry Canada)
Chair Someshwar Rao (Industry Canada)
Presentations Preliminary Injunction in Patent Infrigement Cases [abstract]
    Aidan Hollis (University of Calgary)
    John R. Boyce (University of Calgary)
  Contribution of Innovation to Stock Prices of Technology Firms [abstract]
    Bohumir Pazderka (Queen's University)
    Lewis D. Johnson (Queen's University)
  Is Canada STILL Missing the Technology Boat? Evidence Based on the Quality and Quantity of Innovations [abstract]
    Mohammed Rafiquzzaman (Industry Canada)
    Arif Mahmud (Industry Canada)
Discussants Ajay K. Agrawal (Queen's University)
  Gamal Atallah (University of Ottawa)
  Zhiqi Chen (Carleton University)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 125
Progressive Economics Forum I - The Future of Industrial Policy / Forum d'économie progressiste I - Le futur de la politique industrielle
Organizer Marc Lee (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC)
Chair Fletcher Baragar (University of Manitoba)
Presentations Industrial Policy vs. Corporate Welfare: Canadian Lessons [abstract]
    Marc Lee (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC)
  Industrial Policy and Free Trade Commitments: How Much Can We Do? [abstract]
    Jim Stanford (Canadian Auto Workers)
  The Implications of Endogenous Technical Change for Canada's Technology Policies
    Richard Lipsey (Simon Fraser University)
Discussants Brian MacLean (Laurentian University)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 127
CAES Session (P2) - Economics of Farm Support and Canada's Safety Net Programs / Séance de la CAES (P2) - Économie de l'aide à l'agriculture et programmes de filet de sécurité au Canada
Chair Larry Martin (George Morris Centre)
Presentations Performance of Current Canadian Safety Nets Programs
    Greg Strain (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    Gordon Andrusiak (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
  Alternative Policy Instruments for Agriculture Suport: Consequences for Farm Incomes, Trade and Other Policy Objectives
    Cam Short (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Policy Branch))
    Joe Dewbre (OECD)
  The Future of Canadian Safety Nets
    Tom Richardson (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
Discussants David Freshwater (Université Laval)
  Al Lyons (University of Manitoba)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 128
CAES Session - Modeling Agricultural Trade / Séance de la CAES - Modéliser le commerce agricole
Chair James Rude (University of Manitoba)
Presentations Welfare-maximizing and Revenue-maximizing Tariffs with a Few Domestic Firms
    B. Larue (Université laval)
    J. Gervais (Université laval)
  A Framework for Modeling Trade in Vertically Related Markets
    D. Roy (University of Lethbridge)
    G. Fox (University of Guelph)
    Karl Meilke (University of Guelph)
  Canada's Agricultural Trade in North America: Do National Boarders Matter?
    B. van Melle (University of Saskatchewan)
    Hartley Furtan (University of Saskatchewan)
  Demand for Domestic and Imported Wine in British Columbia: An Almost Ideal Demand System Approach
    R. Carew (Pacific Agri-food Research Centre)
    W. Florkowski (University of Georgia)
    S. He (University of Georgia)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 129
CAES Session - Food Demand Analysis / Séance de la CAES - Analyse de la demande de nourriture
Chair Gale West (Université Laval)
Presentations Test of Generalized Composites and Separability in U.S. Food Demand
    A. Reed (Economic Research Service, USDA)
    W. Levedahl (Economic Research Service, USDA)
    C. Hallahan (Economic Research Service, USDA)
  Consumer Demands in Canada: A Comparison of the Quadratic and Modified Almost Ideal Demand Systems
    John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
  Incorporating Health Information in Demand Studies: The Case of Wine in Ontario
    B. Dyack (University of Guelph)
  A Model of Food Demand, Nutrition, and the Effect of Agricultural Policy
    Timothy Beatty (University of British Columbia)
    J. LaFrance (University of California)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 131
Labor Market Issues in Macroeconomics / Problèmes de marché du travail en macroéconomie
Chair Karlis Smits (Queen's University)
Presentations The Effects of Policy Shocks in a Monetary Business Cycle Model with Unemployment [abstract]
    Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Inflation and Real Wage Dispersion [abstract]
    Alok Kumar (Queen's University)
  Towards a Formal Profiling Model to Foster Active Labour Market Policies in New Zealand [abstract]
    James Obben (Massey University)
Discussants Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Alok Kumar (Queen's University)
  James Obben (Massey University)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 133
Quality of Schooling and Training / Qualité de l'éducation et de la formation
Chair Urvashi Dhawan-Biswal (Human Resources Development Canada)
Presentations Differential Grading Standards, and Distorted Incentives [abstract]
    B. Curtis Eaton (University of Calgary)
    Jean-François Wen (University of Calgary)
  The Effect of the Maclean's Rankings on the Entering Class of University Students [abstract]
    Richard Mueller (University of Lethbridge)
    Duane Rockerbie (University of Lethbridge)
  Trainers' Dilemma of Choosing between Training and Promotion [abstract]
    Kyota Eguchi (University of Tsukuba)
Discussants B. Curtis Eaton (University of Calgary)
  Kyota Eguchi (University of Tsukuba)
  Duane Rockerbie (University of Lethbridge)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 141
Trade Policies / Politiques de commerce extérieur
Chair Nizar Assanie (Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada)
Presentations Political Ideology and Endogenous Trade Policy: An Empirical Investigation [abstract]
    Pushan Dutt (University of Alberta)
    Devashish Mitra (Florida International University)
  Antidumping Cases and Dumping Margins in Canada: 1985-2000 [abstract]
    Carol Lau (University of Calgary)
    James Gaisford (University of Calgary)
  Learning-by-Doing, Export Subsidies, and Japanese Steel Miracle [abstract]
    Hiroshi Ohashi (University of British Columbia)
Discussants Pushan Dutt (University of Alberta)
  Carol Lau (University of Calgary)
  Hiroshi Ohashi (University of British Columbia)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 145
Poverty and Determinants of Migration / Pauvreté et déterminants de l'émigration
Chair Melanie Raymond (Government of Canada)
Presentations The Dynamics of Social Assistance in Canada: New Empirical Evidence [abstract]
    Ross Finnie (Queen's University)
  Immigrant Selection and Child Outcomes [abstract]
    Nina Ahmed (Dalhousie University)
  The Role of Social Interactions in Migration [abstract]
    Melanie Raymond (Government of Canada)
    Elisabeth Sadoulet (University of California, Berkeley)
Discussants Nina Ahmed (Dalhousie University)
  Ian Irvine (Concordia University)
  Melanie Raymond (Government of Canada)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 ST 147
Econometric Theory I / Théorie économétrique I
Chair Victoria Zinde-Walsh (McGill University)
Presentations Consistent Estimation of Shape-Restricted Functions and Their Derivatives [abstract]
    Pok Man Chak (York University)
    Neal Madras (York University)
    Barry Smith (York University)
  Two-Stage M-Estimation with Composite Dependent Variable [abstract]
    Christophe Muller (University of Nottingham)
    Tae-Hwan Kim (University of Nottingham)
  Thick Modeling [abstract]
    Yongil Jeon (Central Michigan University)
Discussants Lynda Khalaf (Université Laval)
  Nour Meddahi (Université de Montréal)
  Tony Wirjanto (University of Waterloo)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 MFH 164
CERF - Session VI / CERF - Séance VI
Chair David Green (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Differences in Wealth and Asset Holdings Among U.S. and Foreign-Born Households: Evidence from the SIPP Data
    Deborah A. Cobb-Clark (Australian National University)
    Vincent Hildebrand (McMaster University)
  The Wealth Gap Between Immigrant and Native-born Families in Canada
    Xuelin Zhang (Statistics Canada)
Discussants Michael Abbott (Queen's University)
  Samuel Laryea (HRDC)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 SS 10
Financial Markets and Crises / Marchés financiers et crises
Chair Gregor Smith (Queen's University)
Presentations Contagion in Interbank Lending Markets [abstract]
    Eric Santor (Bank of Canada / University of Toronto)
    Alexandra Lai (Bank of Canada)
    Cesaire Meh (Bank of Canada)
  Banking Crises and Contagion: Empirical Evidence [abstract]
    Eric Santor (Bank of Canada / University of Toronto)
  Sunspots and Fundamentals in a Financial Crisis: A Reconciliation [abstract]
    Maxim Nikitin (University of Alberta)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 SS 12
SRDC Session I - New Evidence on Work and EI Use Patterns / Séance I de la SRSA - Nouvelles perspectives concernant la participation au marché du travail et le recours à l'assurance-emploi
Organizer Carole Vincent (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Chair Carole Vincent (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Presentations The Role of EI in High-School Completion and Employment Decisions
    Ana Ferrer (University of British Columbia)
    Craig Riddell (University of British Columbia)
  The Role of EI in Migration and Employment Decisions
    Ted McDonald (University of New Brunswick)
    Rick Audas (University of New Brunswick)
  The Impact of Household Labour Supply on EI Use Patterns
    Louise Grogan (Canadian International Labour Network, McMaster Univ.)
Discussants Miles Corak (Statistics Canada)
  Ted McDonald (University of New Brunswick)
  René Morissette (Statistics Canada)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 125
Progressive Economics Forum II - The Political Economy of Effective Demand and Trade / Forum d'économie progressiste II - L'économie politique de la demande effective et du commerce
Organizer Fletcher Baragar (University of Manitoba)
Chair Fletcher Baragar (University of Manitoba)
Presentations How Alternative is Alternative Trade? - Alternative Trade Coffee in the Chiapas Region of Mexico [abstract]
    Ian Hudson (University of Manitoba)
  The New Face of Effective Demand [abstract]
    Pierre Parisien (Unaffiliated)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 127
CAES Session (P3) - Evolution of Cooperatives / Séance de la CAES (P3) - L'évolution des coopératives
Chair Murray Fulton (University of Saskatchewan)
Presentations An Overview of the Evolution of Co-operatives in Alberta/Saskatchewan
    Ellen Goddard (University of Alberta)
    Clotilde Belanger (University of Alberta)
  An Overview of the Evolution of Co-operatives in Quebec
    Maurice Doyon (Université Laval)
  Cooperatives and the Commodity Political Agenda: A Political Economy Approach to the Evolution of a Cooperative
    Mel Lerohl (University of Alberta)
    P. Boxall (University of Alberta)
    Ellen Goddard (University of Alberta)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 128
CAES Session - Assessing Efficiency in Primary Agricultural Production / Séance de la CAES - Évaluation de l'efficacité de la production agricole primaire
Chair Mike Trant (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Parsimony Versus Flexibility in the Measurement of Technical Efficiency: Results from Monte Carlo Experiments
    B. Larue (Université laval)
    M. Msafiri (Université laval)
    R. Romain (Université laval)
  Interregional Dairy Cost Efficiency Differential: Alberta-Ontario Comparison
    G. Hailu (University of Alberta)
    S. Jeffrey (University of Alberta)
    J. Unterschultz (University of Alberta)
  Rates of Return in the Grain and Dairy Sectors - Based on Historical Cost
    J. Caldwell (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    A. Piau (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    D. Niekamp (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    D. Culver (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 129
CAES Session - Valuing Agricultural and Forest Product Attributes / Séance de la CAES - Valoriser les caractéristiques des produits agricoles et forestiers
Chair D. McCann (University of Alberta)
Presentations Valuing Alberta Beef Cattle Attributes: Do the Values Reflect Consumer Preference?
    A. Walburger (University of Lethbridge)
  Modeling Consumer Choice in Korean Beef Market: Market Segmentation Analysis
    R. Kim (University of Manitoba)
    M. Boyd (University of Manitoba)
  The Potential for Non-Timber Forest Products from the Boreal Forest: An Exploration of Aboriginal Opportunities
    G. Murray (University of Alberta)
    P. Boxall (University of Alberta)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 130
Openness and Growth / Ouverture et croissance
Chair Ram Acharya (Industry Canada)
Presentations The Quality of Foreign Direct Investment: Does It Matter for Economic Growth? [abstract]
    Nizar Assanie (Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada)
    Bill Singleton (Canadian International Development Agency)
  Export-led Growth, Investment and Efficiency: Evidence from Malaysia [abstract]
    Khalid Yousif Khalafalla (Center for Development Research (ZEF))
  Export Response to the Reduction of Anti-Export Bias: Empirics from Bangladesh [abstract]
    Nina Ahmed (Dalhousie University)
    Mohammad Hossain (University of Queensland)
    Neil Karunatne (University of Queensland)
Discussants Nizar Assanie (Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada)
  Khalid Yousif Khalafalla (Center for Development Research (ZEF))

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 131
Economic History I / Histoire économique I
Chair Mary MacKinnon (McGill University)
Presentations The Role of Legal Restrictions in the Issue of Army Bills in Canada, 1812-17 [abstract]
    Kam Hon Chu (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  Trade Policy and Politics in the 1911 and 1988 Canadian General Elections [abstract]
    Eugene Beaulieu (University of Calgary)
    Daryck Riddel (University of Calgary)
Discussants Mary MacKinnon (McGill University)
  Richard Sicotte (University of Calgary)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 133
Trade and Financial Liberalization / Libéralisation commerciale et financière
Chair Pushan Dutt (University of Alberta)
Presentations Financial Liberalization in Less Development Countries (LDC) [abstract]
    Mokhtar Maazouz (Centre d'Étude en Macrodynam Finance Internationale)
    Eric Gasperini (CEMAFI)
  Unilateral versus Preferential Liberalization [abstract]
    Ravi Yatawara (University of Delaware)
Discussants Mokhtar Maazouz (Centre d'Étude en Macrodynam Finance Internationale)
  Ravi Yatawara (University of Delaware)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 140
State of the Art Lecture I / État des connaissances I: Arthur Robson
Chair Myrna Wooders (University of Warwick)
Speaker Arthur Robson (University of Western Ontario)
  Economics and Biology

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 141
Economic Integration / Intégration économique
Chair Carolyn MacLeod (Industry Canada)
Presentations Trade Costs and Changes in Canada's Trade Pattern [abstract]
    Shenjie Chen (DFAIT)
  Are Trade and Investment Complements or Substitutes? Ukraine Since Independence [abstract]
    Nadiya Mankovska (German Advisory Group, Kyiv, Ukraine)
    James W. Dean (Simon Fraser University)
  Labour Productivity and the Free Trade Agreement: a Provincial Analysis [abstract]
    Carolyn MacLeod (Industry Canada)
    Mokhtar Souissi (Finance Canada)
Discussants Zhiqi Chen (Carleton University)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 145
Trade and Fiscal Policy / Politique commerciale et fiscale
Chair Kirk Collins (University of Ottawa)
Presentations How Does Trade Affect Health? [abstract]
    Teresa Cyrus (Dalhousie University)
    Lori Curtis (Dalhousie University)
  Rules versus Discretion in Social Programs: Evidence on Profiling in Employment and Training Programs [abstract]
    Miana Plesca (University of Western Ontario)
    Jeffrey Smith (University of Maryland)
  Cointegration Analysis and Wagner's Law: The Case of United States 1970 - 1999 [abstract]
    Amin Ghaziani (Unaffiliated)
Discussants Chris Auld (University of Calgary)
  Martin Dooley (McMaster University)
  Ken Stewart (University of Victoria)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 ST 147
Panel Data and Microeconometrics / Données de panel et microéconométrie
Chair John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
Presentations Adaptive Estimation of the Dynamic Linear Model with Fixed Effects [abstract]
    Marcel-Cristian Voia (University of Western Ontario)
    Tony Lancaster (Brown University)
    Tiemen Woutersen (University of Western Ontario)
  Estimating Discrete Choice Models from Pseudo-panel Data [abstract]
    Marie-France Paquet (Université d'Ottawa)
    Denis Bolduc (Université Laval)
Panelists Marie-France Paquet (Université d'Ottawa)
  Marcel-Cristian Voia (University of Western Ontario)

Fri 12:00 - 13:30 BR 1
Industry Canada Reception to Launch the Research Volume "Productivity Issues in Canada" (all conference participants are invited) " / Réception d'Industrie Canada pour le lancement de l'ouvrage "Les enjeux de la productivité au Canada" (invitation à tous)

Fri 12:00 - 13:30 UC
CAES Lunch: Department Chairs with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada / Lunch de la CAES: directeurs de départements avec Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada

Fri 12:10 - 13:40 BR
CWEN Luncheon / Dîner-causerie du CWEN

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 MFH 164
Open Economy Macroeconomics / Macroéconomie internationale
Chair Eric Santor (Bank of Canada / University of Toronto)
Presentations Transfer Problem Dynamics: Macroeconomics of the Franco-Prussian War Indemnity [abstract]
    Gregor Smith (Queen's University)
    Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia)
  Monetary Policy Analysis in a Small Open Economy with Incomplete Asset Markets [abstract]
    Hamza Malik (McMaster University)
  International Capital Mobility and the US-European Unemployment Gap [abstract]
    Karlis Smits (Queen's University)
    Allen Head (Queen's University)
    Shouyong Shi (Indiana University)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 SS 10
Exchange Rates I / Taux de change I
Chair Nikola Gradojevic (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Higher Power Tests for Bilateral Failure of PPP after 1973 [abstract]
    Elena Pesavento (Emory University)
  Solving the PPP Puzzle from Bottom Up [abstract]
    Martin Berka (University of British Columbia)
  Supply Shocks and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics: Canadian Evidence [abstract]
    David Tessier (Bank of Canada)
    Celine Gauthier (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Martin Berka (University of British Columbia)
  Elena Pesavento (Emory University)
  David Tessier (Bank of Canada)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 SS 109
Industrial Organization I / Organisation industrielle I
Chair Gamal Atallah (University of Ottawa)
Presentations Incentives in Common Agency [abstract]
    Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné (École des Hautes Études Commerciales)
  Toward a Theory of Family Firms [abstract]
    Lasheng Yuan (University of Calgary)
    B. Curtis Eaton (University of Calgary)
    Bill Wu (University of Calgary)
  Double Moral Hazard in Teams [abstract]
    Baomin Dong (Concordia University)
Discussants Gregory Dow (Simon Fraser University)
  Mukesh Eswaran (University of British Columbia)
  Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné (École des Hautes Études Commerciales)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 SS 113
Innovation and Technology / Innovation et technologie
Chair Aidan Hollis (University of Calgary)
Presentations The Importance of Skills for Innovation [abstract]
    Someshwar Rao (Industry Canada)
    Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)
    Weimin Wang (Industry Canada)
  Process Innovation and Licensing [abstract]
    Luigi Filippini (Università Cattolica)
  Demand for Canadian Cable Television Services [abstract]
    Stephen Law (Mount Allison University)
Discussants John R. Boyce (University of Calgary)
  Andrew Eckert (University of Alberta)
  David J. Sabourin (Statistics Canada)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 61
Saving and Credit / Épargne et crédit
Chair Michel Normandin (École des Hautes Études Commerciales)
Presentations Estimation of the Savings Function without Expected Utility [abstract]
    Parantap Basu (Fordham University)
    Elie Appelbaum (York University and University of Sydney)
  The Decline in Savings: Should We Be Surprised? [abstract]
    Stuart Wilson (University of Regina)
  An Eclectic Definition of a Credit Crunch [abstract]
    Ian Christensen (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Parantap Basu (Fordham University)
  Ian Christensen (Bank of Canada)
  Stuart Wilson (University of Regina)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 125
Progressive Economis Forum IV - Economic Democracy and Popular Participation / Forum d'économie progressiste IV - Économie de la démocratie et de la participation populaire
Organizer Nick Falvo (Progressive Economics Forum)
Chair Raphael Thierrin (Fair Vote Canada)
Presentations Cooperatives: The Route to Economic Democracy [abstract]
    Bob Williams (Van City Credit Union)
  International Trade Agreements and the Erosion of Democracy [abstract]
    Bruce Campbell (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
  Towards a Non-Autistic Economy - A Place for Society [abstract]
    William Krehm (Committee on Monetary and Economic Reform)
  Budgets as if People Mattered: Democratising Macroeconomic Policies
    Nilufer Cagatay (University of Utah)
Discussants Mario Seccareccia (University of Ottawa)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 127
CAES Session (P4) - Challenges Facing the Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Industry / Séance de la CAES (P4) - Défis de l'industrie des aliments fonctionnels et des nutraceutiques
Chair Gary Fisher (AgAnalysis)
Presentations Consumer Preferences for Novel Foods: Some Issues and Concerns
    Michele Veeman (University of Alberta)
  Consumers' Valuation of Functional Properties of Foods: Results from a Canada-Wide Survey
    Gale West (Université Laval)
    Carole Gendron (Université Laval)
    Rémy Lambert (Université Laval)
    Bruno Larue (Université Laval)
  Developing Supply Chains for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods: Opportunities and Challenges
    Jill Hobbs (University of Saskatchewan)
  Nutraceutical Product Segmentation in Canada: A Blurring of Boundaries and Implications for Value Chain Coordination
    Martin L. Cloutier (Université du Québec à Montréal)
    Albert Lejeune (Université du Québec à Montréal)
    Anne-Laure Saives (UQAM)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 128
CAES Session - Emerging Issues in Canadian Agri-food Markets / Séance de la CAES - Problèmes nouveaux sur les marchés agroalimentaires canadiens
Chair D. Ng (University of Alberta)
Presentations Terrorism and Containers: The Impact of Security Measures on Container Traffic
    S. Thompson (SJT Solutions)
    D. Spearing (Logistics Marketing Service)
  Changes in the Use of Energy in Canadian Agriculture 1990-2000
    C. Nagy (Centre for Studies in Agriculture, Law, and the Environment)
    A. Hucq (Canadian Agricultural Energy End-Use Data Analysis Centre)
    M. Nouhi (Natural Resources Canada)
  Structural Changes in Markets and Grain and Oilseed Prices, 1995-2001
    Cam Short (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Policy Branch))
    P. Charlebois (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Policy Branch))
  Factors Influencing Mergers and Acquisitions in the Canadian Food Industry
    M. Beaulieu (Statistics Canada)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 129
CAES Session - Agricultural Trade Issues: Inter-regional Trade, Predatory Pricing, and Competitiveness / Séance de la CAES - Problèmes de commerce agricole: commerce interrégional, fixation de prix abusifs et compétitivité
Chair R. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
Presentations An Economic Analysis of Inter-regional Trade in the Canadian Dairy Industry
    D. Roy (University of Lethbridge)
    G. Fox (University of Guelph)
    Karl Meilke (University of Guelph)
  International Predatory Pricing and Possibility of Dumping
    M. Mahbobi (University of Saskatchewan)
    W. Kerr (University of Saskatchewan)
    Hartley Furtan (University of Saskatchewan)
  The Beef Trade: Canada's Share in Japan's Beef Import Market
    K. Kelly (University of British Columbia)
    Rick Barichello (University of British Columbia)
    K. Klein (University of Lethbridge)
  Trade Liberalization, Changing Structure, and Competitiveness of Japan's Oilseed Crushing Industry
    M. Shi (University of Tsukuba)
    K. Chen (University of Alberta)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 130
Transition Economics / Économie des transitions
Chair James W. Dean (Simon Fraser University)
Presentations Employment Dynamics in Chinese State Owned Enterprises During Transition [abstract]
    Dwayne Benjamin (University of Toronto)
    Loren Brandt (University of Toronto)
    Terence Yuen (Bank of Canada)
  Budget Constraints and Profitability: Evidence from a Transition Economy [abstract]
    Marian Rizov (K.U.Leuven)
Discussants Dwayne Benjamin (University of Toronto)
  Marian Rizov (K.U.Leuven)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 131
SRDC Session II - The Self-Sufficiency Project: Final Results for Welfare Recipients / Séance II de la SRSA - Le projet d'autosuffisance: résultats finaux pour les bénéficiaires de l'aide sociale
Organizer Reuben Ford (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Chair Louis Grignon (Human Resources Development Canada)
Presentations The Experimental Impact of Financial Incentives for Long-term Social Assistance Recipients in the Self-Sufficiency Project: Final Results [abstract]
    Reuben Ford (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
    Doug Tattrie (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
  What Happens When a Time-limited Financial Incentive is Withdrawn? Effects on SSP Participants Who Experienced "the Cliff" [abstract]
    David Gyarmati (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
  Do Employment Services Make a Difference? Final Results from the SSP Plus Experiment in New Brunswick [abstract]
    Kelly Foley (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Discussants David Green (University of British Columbia)
  Bill Warburton (BC Ministry of Human Resources)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 133
Job Satisfaction and Innovation / Satisfaction professionnelle et innovation
Chair Lori Whewell (Department of Finance)
Presentations An Empirical Analysis of Job Satisfaction in Canada [abstract]
    Bruno Rainville (Human Resources Development Canada)
  Job Quality in Canada: An Evaluation by Occupation [abstract]
    Maxime Fougère (Human Resources Development Canada)
  Empowering Employees: A Route to Innovation [abstract]
    Pierre Therrien (Industry Canada)
    André Léonard (Human Resources Development Canada)
Discussants Surendra Gera (Industry Canada)
  Melanie Raymond (Government of Canada)
  Daphne G. Taras (University of Calgary)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 135
Corporate Finance / Financement des entreprises
Chair Shay Aba (C.D. Howe Institute)
Presentations Strategic Investment Decision Making for Maximizing Total Profits: With a Case of Shipping Business [abstract]
    Weon Jae Kim (Incheon City College)
  Explaining Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Canadian Firms [abstract]
    Shay Aba (C.D. Howe Institute)
Discussants Shay Aba (C.D. Howe Institute)
  Weon Jae Kim (Incheon City College)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 141
Tests of Asset Pricing Models / Tests des modèles d'évaluation d'actifs financiers
Chair Bryan Campbell (Concordia University)
Presentations Testing Black's CAPM in Possibly Non-Gaussian Contexts: An Exact Simulation-based Approach [abstract]
    Lynda Khalaf (Université Laval)
    Marie-Claude Beaulieu (Université Laval)
    Jean-Marie Dufour (Université de Montréal)
  A Theoretical Comparison Between Integrated and Realized Volatility [abstract]
    Nour Meddahi (Université de Montréal)
  Implication of the Method of Portfolio Formation on Asset Pricing Tests [abstract]
    KaMan Lo (University of Western Ontario)
Discussants Lynda Khalaf (Université Laval)
  KaMan Lo (University of Western Ontario)
  Nour Meddahi (Université de Montréal)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 145
Human Behavior Economics / Économie du comportement humain
Chair Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Western Ontario)
Presentations Myopic Deterrence Policies and the Instability of Low Crime Equilibria [abstract]
    Jean-François Wen (University of Calgary)
    B. Curtis Eaton (University of Calgary)
  An Overlapping Generations Model of Age-Group Societies: The Rendille of Northern Kenya [abstract]
    Merwan Engineer (University of Victoria)
    Eric Roth (University of Victoria)
    Linda Welling (University of Victoria)
  Demographic Characteristics Affecting Intergenerational Altruism: Evidence from Estate Tax Data [abstract]
    Robert Rebelein (University of Cincinnati)
Discussants Merwan Engineer (University of Victoria)
  Robert Rebelein (University of Cincinnati)

Fri 13:30 - 15:00 ST 147
Econometric Theory II / Théorie économétrique II
Chair Ken Stewart (University of Victoria)
Presentations Point-optimal Instruments and Generalized Anderson-Rubin Procedures for Nonlinear Models [abstract]
    Mohamed Taamouti (INSEA)
    Jean-Marie Dufour (Université de Montréal)
  Dimension Reduction with Statistical Controls [abstract]
    Victoria Zinde-Walsh (McGill University)
    John W. Galbraith (McGill University)
  A Factor Model for Dynamic Correlations [abstract]
    Denis Pelletier (Université de Montréal)
Discussants Yongil Jeon (Central Michigan University)
  Christophe Muller (University of Nottingham)
  Christoph Schleicher (University of British Columbia)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 SH
PEF Annual Business Meeting and Steering Committee Elections, Wine and Cheese Social, Everyone Welcome! / Assemblée annuelle du PEF et élections des membres du comité directeur, vin et fromage, invitation à tous!
Speaker Nilufer Cagatay (University of Utah)
  The Contribution of Feminism to the Development of Heterodox Economics

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 SS 10
Exchange Rates II / Taux de change II
Chair David Tessier (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Neuro-Fuzzy Decision-Making in Foreign Exchange Trading and Other Applications [abstract]
    Nikola Gradojevic (University of British Columbia)
    Jing Yang (Bank of Canada)
    Toni Gravelle (Bank of Canada)
  Central Bank Intervention and Exchange Rate Expectations [abstract]
    Stefan Reitz (University of Giessen)
  Inflation Expectations and Learning about Monetary Policy [abstract]
    Kevin Moran (Bank of Canada)
    David Andolfatto (Simon Fraser University)
    Scott Hendry (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Steve Ambler (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  David Dupuis (Bank of Canada)
  Stefan Reitz (University of Giessen)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 SS 12
Public Goods / Biens publics
Chair Stefan Dodds (Queen's University)
Presentations Group Size, Prestige and Relative Reporting of Contributions to Public Goods [abstract]
    Ratna K. Shrestha (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
    James P. Feehan (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  Public Sector Wage Settlement under the Threat of Privatization [abstract]
    Gervan Fearon (York University)
  The Politics of Visibility and the Urban Bias [abstract]
    Sumon Majumdar (Queen's University)
    Anandi Mani (Williams College)
    Sharun Mukand (Tufts University)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 SS 105
Productivity I / Productivité I
Chair David J. Sabourin (Statistics Canada)
Presentations What Does Total Factor Productivity Measure? [abstract]
    Richard Lipsey (Simon Fraser University)
    Kenneth Carlaw (University of Canterbury)
  A Frontier Approach to Multifactor Productivity Performance. An Application to Canada-US Manufacturing Sector [abstract]
    Kais Dachraoui (Statistics Canada)
    Tarek Harchaoi (Statistics Canada)
  The Effect of ICT Use on Productivity Performance [abstract]
    David J. Sabourin (Statistics Canada)
    David Smith (Department of Finance)
Discussants Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
  Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)
  James Townsend (Department of Finance)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 SS 109
Industrial Organization II / Organisation industrielle II
Chair Baomin Dong (Concordia University)
Presentations Multidivisional Firms, Internal Competition and the Merger Paradox [abstract]
    Anthony Creane (Michigan State University)
    Carl Davidson (Michigan State University)
  Regulation, Flexibility of the Technology and the Canadian Air Carriers [abstract]
    Stéphane Vigeant (University of Alberta)
    Pierre Ouellette (Université du Québec à Montréal)
    Patrick Petit (Analysis group and UQAM)
  Pricing of Brand-name Drugs and Product Selection [abstract]
    Hu Lu (Health Canada)
    Charles Mallory (Health Canada)
Discussants Anthony Creane (Michigan State University)
  Can Erutku (Competition Bureau)
  Lasheng Yuan (University of Calgary)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 SS 113
Selection / Sélection
Chair Jean-Etienne de Bettignies (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Opportunity Costs, Competition, and Firm Selection [abstract]
    Gamal Atallah (University of Ottawa)
  Advertising, Profits, Switching Costs, and the Internet [abstract]
    Avi Goldfarb (Northwestern University)
  Product Market Competition and the Boundaries of the Firm [abstract]
    Jean-Etienne de Bettignies (University of British Columbia)
Discussants Gamal Atallah (University of Ottawa)
  Jean-Etienne de Bettignies (University of British Columbia)
  Avi Goldfarb (Northwestern University)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 ST 61
Growth and Monetary Policy / Croissance et politique monétaire
Chair Jeannine Bailliu (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Does Exchange Rate Policy Matter for Growth? [abstract]
    Jeannine Bailliu (Bank of Canada)
    Robert Lafrance (Bank of Canada)
    Jean-François Perrault (Bank of Canada)
  The Economic Consequences of Alternative Exchange Rate and Monetary Policy Regimes in Canada [abstract]
    Lawrence Schembri (Bank of Canada)
    Tiff Macklem (Bank of Canada)
    Patrick Osakwe (UN Economic Commission for Africa)
    Hope Pioro (Bank of Canada)
  Structural Change and Growth: Trends and Policy Implications [abstract]
    Frank Lee (OECD)
    Dirk Pilat (OECD)
Discussants Someshwar Rao (Industry Canada)
  William B.P. Robson (C.D. Howe Institute)
  Nicholas Rowe (Carleton University)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 ST 125
Health Economics I / Économie de la santé I
Chair Ian Irvine (Concordia University)
Presentations An Empirical Analysis of Milk Addiction [abstract]
    Chris Auld (University of Calgary)
    Paul Grootendorst (McMaster University)
  A Simultaneous Model of Kydney Disease Treatment Decisions [abstract]
    Sumana Bandyopadhyay (York University)
    Paul Rilstone (York University)
  Tobacco Demand in Canada 1970-2000 [abstract]
    Ian Irvine (Concordia University)
    Nikolay Gospodinov (Concordia University)
Discussants Chris Auld (University of Calgary)
  Nikolay Gospodinov (Concordia University)
  Ian Irvine (Concordia University)
  Kevin Milligan (University of British Columbia)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 ST 129
Contemporary Trade Issues / Problèmes de commerce contemporains
Chair Jen Baggs (University of British Columbia)
Presentations The Kyoto Protocol Revisited [abstract]
    Randall Wigle (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  State of Trade 2002 [abstract]
    John Curtis (Government of Canada)
  A Naunced Case for the Doha Round [abstract]
    John Curtis (Government of Canada)
Discussants Werner Antweiler (University of British Columbia)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 ST 130
CSLS Session I - Evaluating the National Child Benefits Program / Séance I du CSLS - Évaluer le programme Prestation nationale pour enfants
Organizer Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Chair Ross Finnie (Queen's University)
Presentations The Impact of the National Child Benefits Supplement of the Low-Income Status of Canadians: The SPSD/M Results
    Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
    Brian Murphy (Statistics Canada)
  An Assessment of the Impact of the National Child Benefit on Families on Social Assistance
    Mangal Gupta (HRDC)
Discussants Michael Mendelson (Caledon Institute for Social Policy)
  Wayne Simpson (University of Manitoba)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 ST 133
Determinants of Workers' Productivity in the Firm / Déterminants de la productivité des travailleurs dans une firme
Chair René Morissette (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Productivity and Wages: Measuring the Effect of Human Capital and Technology Use From Linked Employer-Employee Data [abstract]
    Lori Whewell (Department of Finance)
    Julie Turcotte (Department of Finance)
  Organisational Capital and Plant Productivity [abstract]
    Andrew J. Clarke (McMaster University)
  The Effect of Organizational Change and Information Technology on Productivity: Firm-Level Evidence [abstract]
    Surendra Gera (Industry Canada)
    Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)
    Jenness Cawthray (Industry Canada)
Discussants Andrew J. Clarke (McMaster University)
  Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)
  Julie Turcotte (Department of Finance)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 ST 135
Macroeconomic Dynamics / Dynamique macroéconomique
Chair Ali Dib (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Global versus Country-Specific Productivity Shocks: The Adjustment of the Current Account and Real Interest Rate [abstract]
    Michel Normandin (École des Hautes Études Commerciales)
    Martin Boileau (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  Nominal Rigidities and Monetary Policy Rule in Canada Since 1980 [abstract]
    Ali Dib (Bank of Canada)
  Monetary Rules and Macroperformance in a Stochastic Classroom Model [abstract]
    Norman Cameron (University of Manitoba)
Discussants Joseph Atta-Mensah (Bank of Canada)
  Ali Dib (Bank of Canada)
  Michel Normandin (École des Hautes Études Commerciales)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 ST 140
Business Cycle Empirics / Analyse empirique du cycle économique
Chair Thomas Lubik (Johns Hopkins University)
Presentations Are U.S. Business Cycles Driven By Sunspot Shocks? [abstract]
    Thomas Lubik (Johns Hopkins University)
    Frank Schorfheide (University of Pennsylvania)
  The Decline in US Output Volatility: Structural Changes in Inventories or Sales? [abstract]
    Ana María Herrera (Michigan State University)
    Elena Pesavento (Emory University)
  Technological Innovations, Expectation Errors and Business Cycles [abstract]
    Lilia Karnizova (University of British Columbia)

Fri 15:30 - 17:30 ST 141
CAES Annual Business Meeting / Assemblée annuelle de la CAES

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 ST 145
Value of Human Capital / Valeur du capital humain
Chair Lynda Gagné (University of Victoria)
Presentations The Role of Systematic Performance Volatility in Pricing Human Assets: Adapting the Capital Asset Pricing Model to the Analysis of NHL Salaries [abstract]
    Neil Longley (University of Regina)
  The Balance between Supply and Demand for Literacy Skills on the Job; Long-term Consequences [abstract]
    Kitty Mak (Westat)
    Trevor Williams (Westat)
  Parental Work, Child-care Use and Young Children's Cognitive Outcomes [abstract]
    Lynda Gagné (University of Victoria)

Fri 15:30 - 17:00 ST 147
Econometric Theory III / Théorie économétrique III
Chair Christoph Schleicher (University of British Columbia)
Presentations A Simple Estimation Method and Finite-sample Inference for a Stochastic Volatility Model [abstract]
    Pascale Valery (Université de Montréal)
    Jean-Marie Dufour (Université de Montréal)
  Kolmogorov-Wiener Filters for Finite Time Series [abstract]
    Christoph Schleicher (University of British Columbia)
  Understanding Long-Horizon Predictability of Asset Returns [abstract]
    Bryan Campbell (Concordia University)
    Nour Meddahi (Université de Montréal)
    Enrique Sentana (CEMFI)

Fri 17:45 - 19:00 ST 140
Innis Lecture / Conférence Innis: Thomas Lemieux
Chair Charles Beach (Queen's University)
Speaker Thomas Lemieux (University of British Columbia)
  The Economics and Econometrics of Earnings Inequality

Fri 19:00 - 22:00 BR
Innis (Welcome) Reception / Réception (Bienvenue) Innis

Fri 19:45 - 22:45 UC
CAES Banquet and Awards Ceremony (University Club: Tickets to be purchased with online registration and/or prior to arrival in Calgary) / Banquet et cérémonie de remise des prix de la CAES (University Club: les billets devront être achetés lors de l'inscription en ligne et/ou avant l'arrivée à Calgary)

 
 
 
 
 
Saturday, June 1, 2002

Sat 07:00 - 08:30 SS 105
CAES New Executive Meeting / Assemblée des nouveaux dirigeants de la CAES

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 MFH 160
CPEG - Session I / CPEG - Séance I
Chair Jean-François Wen (University of Calgary)
Presentations Taxation and the Introduction of New Technologies in the Presence of Strategic Investment
    Jean-François Tremblay (Queen's University)
  Captial Tax Competition and Returns to Scale [abstract]
    Katherine Cuff (McMaster University)
    John Burbidge (McMaster University)
Discussants B. Curtis Eaton (University of Calgary)
  Gervan Fearon (York University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 SS 10
Environmental Economics I / Économie de l'environnement I
Chair Nancy Carson (UNBC)
Presentations Using Consensus-Building Processes to Set Environmental Policy [abstract]
    Christopher Bruce (University of Calgary)
  An Integrated Approach to Environmental Policy [abstract]
    Paul Missios (Ryerson University)
    Ida Ferrara (York University)
Discussants Christopher Bruce (University of Calgary)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 SS 12
Canadian Exchange Rate Policy / Politique canadienne du taux de change
Organizer Lawrence Schembri (Bank of Canada)
Chair Lawrence Schembri (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Is There a Link Between Investment and the Exchange Rate Regime?
    Richard Harris (Simon Fraser University)
  Dollarization in Canada [abstract]
    John Murray (Bank of Canada)
    James Powell (Bank of Canada)
  Revisiting the Case for Flexible Exchange Rates in North America
    John Murray (Bank of Canada)
    Lawrence Schembri (Bank of Canada)
    Pierre St-Amant (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Brian Doyle (Federal Reserve Board)
  Chris Ragan (McGill University)
  Gregor Smith (Queen's University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 SS 105
Measurement of Well-Being / Mesure du bien-être
Chair Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Presentations How's Life? Combining Individual and National Variables to Explain Subjective Well-being [abstract]
    John Helliwell (University of British Columbia)
  Real Income, Economic Well-being and the Quality of Life [abstract]
    Pauline Halchuk (University of South Australia)
    Michael Burns (University of South Australia)
Discussants Brian MacLean (Laurentian University)
  Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 SS 113
Health Economics II / Économie de la santé II
Chair Cam Donaldson (University of Calgary)
Presentations An Empirical Analysis of Health Status and Labor Supply [abstract]
    Siu Fai Leung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
    Chi Tat Wong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
  The Effect of Information and Alcohol Regulations on Youth Marijuana Consumption: Evidence from French Epidemiological Data [abstract]
    Fabrice Etilé (INRA, Université Paris-1)
  Morbidity from Prostate Cancer: A New Brunswick Tale [abstract]
    Peter Sephton (Queen's University)
Discussants Chris Auld (University of Calgary)
  Mingshan Lu (University of Calgary)
  Sujaya Parthasarathy (University of Calgary)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 ST 63
CAES Session - Risk and Risk Management in Agriculture / Séance de la CAES - Risque et gestion du risque dans l'agriculture
Chair Jeffrey Scott (University of Alberta)
Presentations Variance of Yield and Return When Input Affects Yield and Price
    E. Smith (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    R. McKenzie (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    C. Grant (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
  Evaluation of the Real Options Approach to Agribusiness Valuation: A Pork Investment Case Study
    A. Duku-Kaakyire (University of Alberta)
    J. Unterschultz (University of Alberta)
    B. Radke (Dairy Cattle Research Veterinarian)
  Improved Methods for Computing Value at Risk in Futures Markets
    J. Driedger (University of Manitoba)
    M. Boyd (University of Manitoba)
    R. Kim (University of Manitoba)
  Hedging Price Risk with Futures and Options Under Revenue Insurance: An Application to Quebec Hog Producers
    J. Gervais (Université laval)
    Maurice Doyon (Université Laval)
    C. Akande (Université laval)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 ST 125
CAES Session - Policy Issues in Agriculture / Séance de la CAES - Problèmes de politique en agriculture
Chair Marco Morin (Statistics Canada)
Presentations The Effects of Decoupling Payments on Agricultural Investment, Using Dynamic Investment Models
    G. Chabokrow (University of Saskatchewan)
    R. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
  Critical Analysis of the Concept of the Producer Subsidy Equivalent in the Dairy Sector
    Maurice Doyon (Université Laval)
    N. Paillat (Université laval)
    D. Gouin (Université laval)
  Public Research Policy in Today's Crop Research Industry
    S. Malla (University of Saskatchewan)
    R. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
  The Implications of Insurability for Natural Disaster Policy in Canada
    C. Ayoo (University of Guelph)
    G. Fox (University of Guelph)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 ST 127
C.D. Howe Institute Session I - Taxes, Transfers and Saving over the Life Cycle in Canada / Séance I de l'Institut C.D. Howe - Taxes, transferts et épargne au cours du cycle de vie au Canada
Chair William B.P. Robson (C.D. Howe Institute)
Presentations The Tax Treatment of Saving: The Case for Liberalization [abstract]
    Jack Mintz (C.D. Howe Institute)
    Tom Wilson (University of Toronto)
  Why Canadians Need a T/E/E/ Option
    Finn Poschmann (C.D. Howe Institute)
  Tax Preferences for Education Savings: Are RESPs Effective?
    Kevin Milligan (University of British Columbia)
Discussants James B. Davies (University of Western Ontario)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 ST 128
CAES Session - Genetically Modified Foods: Consumer Responses and Related Issues / Séance de la CAES - Aliments génétiquement modifiés: réponses des consommateurs et sujets reliés
Chair R. Kim (University of Manitoba)
Presentations Genetically Modified Foods: Comparison of Consumers' Preferences for Different Policy Options
    Michele Veeman (University of Alberta)
    V. Adamowicz (University of Alberta)
    D. McCann (University of Alberta)
  Uncovering Motivations Underlying Anti-GM Food Activism in Canada
    G. West (Université laval)
    B. Larue (Université laval)
  Western Canadian GM Wheat Tolerance Levels: Implications for Costs of Identity Preservation of Non-Genetically Modified Wheat
    I. Huygen (University of Alberta)
    Mel Lerohl (University of Alberta)
    Michele Veeman (University of Alberta)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 ST 129
CAES Session - Rural Development Issues in Mozambique, China, and Canada / Séance de la CAES - Problèmes de développement rural au Mozambique, en Chine et au Canada
Chair Julie Kennett (PFRA, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Presentations Assessing Rural Development Policy Options in Mozambique: Preliminary Results of a Spastial Equilibrium Model
    A. Alasia (University of Guelph)
    T. Phillips (University of Guelph)
    A. Weersink (University of Guelph)
  An Analysis on Current Problems in China's Agricultural Development
    Y. Quan (McGill University)
    Z. Liu (Concordia University)
  Role of Women in China: Results from Surveys of Farm Families in Hebei in 1996 and 1999
    K. Klein (University of Lethbridge)
    E. Smith (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    W. Zhang (Lethbridge Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    C. Vandervalk (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
  The Dynamics of Low Pay in Canadian Rural Households
    E. Vera-Toscano (University of California)
    A. Weersink (University of Guelph)
    E. Phimister (University of Aberdeen)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 ST 130
Economic History II - Economic Growth: Approaches and Reinterpretations / Histoire économique II - Croissance économique: approches et réinterprétations
Organizer Byron Lew (Trent University)
Chair Ian Keay (Queen's University)
Presentations Economic History As It Is and Should Be: Toward an Open, Honest, Methodologically Flexible, Theoretically Diverse, Interdisciplinary Exploration of the Causes and Consequences of Economic Growth [abstract]
    Rick Szostak (University of Alberta)
  The Industrial Revolution as an Organizational Revolution [abstract]
    Alvaro Pereira (University of British Columbia)
Discussants Mary MacKinnon (McGill University)
  Chris Minns (McGill University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 ST 131
SFU-UBC Centre for the Study of Government and Business I
Organizer Thomas Ross (University of British Columbia)
  Peter Townley (Acadia University)
Chair Thomas Ross (University of British Columbia)
Presentations A Tale of Two Cities: Price Uniformity and Price Volatility in Gasoline Retailing
    Douglas West (University of Alberta)
    Andrew Eckert (University of Alberta)
  Specification Issues and Confidence Intervals in Unilateral Price Effects Analysis [abstract]
    Jeffrey Church (University of Calgary)
    Oral Capps, Jr. (Texas A&M)
    H. Alan Love (Texas A&M)
Discussants Hiroshi Ohashi (University of British Columbia)
  Annidya Sen (University of Waterloo)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 ST 133
Immigrant Assimilation in Canada / Assimilation des immigrants au Canada
Chair Stéphanie Lluis (University of Minnesota)
Presentations Educational Credentials and Immigrant Assimilation [abstract]
    Ana Ferrer (University of British Columbia)
    Craig Riddell (University of British Columbia)
  Using Education As a Predictor of Economic Performance of Immigrants [abstract]
    Ather H. Akbari (Saint Mary's University)
Discussants Christopher Worswick (Carleton University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 ST 135
Open Economy Models and Monetary Policy / Modèles d'économie internationale et politique monétaire
Chair Frank Atkins (University of Calgary)
Presentations Terms of Trade Shocks, Monetary Instability and Exchange Rate Regime Choice [abstract]
    Steve Ambler (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Stabilization Policy and Equilibrium Indeterminacy in Small Open Economies with Incomplete International Asset Markets [abstract]
    Thomas Lubik (Johns Hopkins University)
  Le choix de la devise d'émission de la dette fédérale: un choix coûteux pour les Canadiens? [abstract]
    Homayoon Shalchian (Université du Québec à Montréal)
    Bouchra M'Zali (Université du Québec à Montréal)
    Alain Paquet (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Discussants Steve Ambler (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Thomas Lubik (Johns Hopkins University)

Sat 09:00 - 10:30 SS 403
CEA Nominating Committee / Comité de nomination de l'ACE

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 MFH 160
CPEG - Session II / CPEG - Séance II
Chair Ken McKenzie (University of Calgary)
Speaker Alan Auerbach (University of California at Berkeley)
  Keynote Address

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 SS 10
Chinese Economic Association in North America (CEANA) Session / Séance de l'Association économique chinoise d'Amérique du Nord (CEANA)
Organizer Eugene Tsoa (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Chair Eden Yu (City University of Hong Kong)
Presentations An Econometric Analysis of the Consumption of Addictive Substance: Onset, Timing and Interdependence
    Siu Fai Leung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
    Shihti Yu (National Chung Hsing University)
  Optimal Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
    Hwan-Chyang Lin (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
  Volatility and Optimal Central Bank Intervention
    Hui-Kuan Tseng (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
  Investigating Stock Market Efficiency in China
    Junxi Zhang (University of Hong Kong)
    Hua Zhang (University of Hong Kong)
Discussants Kam Hon Chu (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  Ambrose Leung (University of Winnipeg)
  Kuan Xu (Dalhousie University)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 SS 12
SRDC Session III - New Evidence on Work and EI Use Patterns / Séance III de la SRSA - Nouvelles perspectives concernant la participation au marché du travail et le recours à l'assurance-emploi
Organizer Carole Vincent (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Chair Carole Vincent (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Presentations The Impact of the EI Allowable Earnings Provision on EI Dependency
    David Gray (University of Ottawa)
    Shawn de Raaf (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
  The Role of the Demand and Supply Sides of the Labour Market in Explaining EI Use Patterns: Evidence from Linked Employers-Employees Administrative Data
    Miles Corak (Statistics Canada)
    Wen-Hao Chen (Statistics Canada)
  Preferences and Attitudes of EI Frequent Claimants Towards Learning Activities: Design of a Laboratory Experiment
    Jean-Pierre Voyer (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Discussants Marcel Bédard (Applied Research Branch, HRDC)
  David Gray (University of Ottawa)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 SS 105
Technology Adoption / Adoption de la technologie
Chair Kais Dachraoui (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Economic Reform and Productivity Growth in Indian Manufacturing Industries: An Interaction of Technical Change and Scale Economies [abstract]
    Sanja Samirana Pattnayak (National University of Singapore)
    Shandre Mugan Thangavelu (National University of Singapore)
  Information Highway in Rural Canada [abstract]
    Vik Singh (Statistics Canada)
Discussants Andrew J. Clarke (McMaster University)
  Vik Singh (Statistics Canada)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 SS 109
Urban and Regional Economics / Économie urbaine et régionale
Chair Robin Lindsey (University of Alberta)
Presentations Economies of Scale and Lifecycle Housing Dynamics [abstract]
    Yuri Ostrovsky (York University)
    Thomas F. Crossley (McMaster University)
  The Impact of the Home Buyers' Plan on Housing Demand [abstract]
    Mario Fortin (Université de Sherbrooke)
    Frédéric Chartrand (Ministère des finances, Gouv. du Québec)
  Ever Increasing Standards? Should We Ask What the Customer Wants? [abstract]
    Darla Hatton MacDonald (CSIRO Land & Water)
    Michael D. Young (CSIRO Land & Water)
Discussants Mario Fortin (Université de Sherbrooke)
  Darla Hatton MacDonald (CSIRO Land & Water)
  Yuri Ostrovsky (York University)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 61
Monetary Policy I / Politique monétaire I
Chair Maxim Nikitin (University of Alberta)
Presentations Measuring Money [abstract]
    Lise Pichette (Bank of Canada)
    Paul Gilbert (Bank of Canada)
  How to Improve Inflation Targeting at the Bank of Canada [abstract]
    Nicholas Rowe (Carleton University)
  Is the Canadian Monetary Policy Truly Endogenous? [abstract]
    Jean-Guy Loranger (Université de Montréal)
    Gérard Boismenu (Université de Montréal)
Discussants Jean-Guy Loranger (Université de Montréal)
  Lise Pichette (Bank of Canada)
  Nicholas Rowe (Carleton University)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 63
CAES Session - Production Economics: Adoption of Technology, Energy Use Efficiency, and Riparian Grazing Management / Séance de la CAES - Économie de la production: adoption de technologie, efficacité énergétique et gestion de pâturage riverain
Chair Varghese Manaloor (Augustana University College)
Presentations Adoption of Technology in the Ontario Cattle Industry
    D. Sparling (University of Guelph)
    A. Weersink (University of Guelph)
  The Economic and Energy Use Efficiency of Wheat/Pea Production with Variable Fertilizer and Herbicides Rates
    M. Khakbazan (Agriculture Canada Research Station)
    D. Derksen (Agriculture Canada Research Station)
    R. Zentner (Agriculture Canada Research Station)
  An Examination of the On-Ranch Economics of Riparian Grazing Management
    J. Miller (University of Alberta)
    J. Unterschultz (University of Alberta)
    P. Boxall (University of Alberta)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 125
CAES Session - Sustainability, Social Discount Rate, Food Stamp Program, and Efficiency of Non-Market Institution / Séance de la CAES - Viabilité, taux d'escompte sociale, programme de timbres alimentaires et efficience
Chair Ugo de Montigny (Agriculture Canada)
Presentations Macroeconomic Indicators of Sustainability for Alberta
    A. Pearson (University of Alberta)
    T. Veeman (University of Alberta)
  The Social Discount Rate for Canada Twenty Years On
    T. Horbulyk (University of Calgary)
  Estimation of Welfare Reform and Food Stamp Caseloads Using a Time Series Approach
    S. Clark (Nova Scotia Agricultural College)
    J. Levedahl (Economic Research Service, USDA)
    A. Reed (Economic Research Service, USDA)
  Government Weaknesses: Has the Market Met Its Match?
    B. Paul (University of Guelph)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 127
C.D. Howe Institute Session II - Taxes, Transfers and Saving over the Life Cycle in Canada / Séance II de l'Institut C.D. Howe: Taxes, transferts et épargne au cours du cycle de vie au Canada
Chair William B.P. Robson (C.D. Howe Institute)
Presentations Letting Students Decide: A Case for Citizen Learning Endowments [abstract]
    Michael Grant (Grant Insights)
  Financing Health Care: Tax and Saving Options [abstract]
    Grant L. Reuber (G.L. Reuber Associates Inc.)
  New Poverty Traps: Means-Testing and Modest-Income Seniors [abstract]
    Richard Shillington (Tristat Resources)
Discussants Robert D. Brown (FCA)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 128
CAES Session - Policy and Management Issues on Water and Forestry / Séance de la CAES - Politique et gestion de l'eau et de la forêt
Chair G. Fox (University of Guelph)
Presentations Economic Analysis of PFRA Water Supply System in Southwest Saskatchewan
    W. Thompson (University of Saskatchewan)
  The Optimal Policy Decisions for Controlling Raw Water Polution when There are Multiple Users and Multiple Pollution Abatement Strategies
    K. Rollins (University of Guelph)
    S. Gbegbelegbe (University of Guelph)
  How Do Carbon Incentives Affect Forest Management?
    T. Hunt (University of Alberta)
    G.K. Hauer (University of Alberta)
  Integrating a Random Utility Model for Non-timber Forest Users in Strategic Forest Planning Models
    D. Nanang (University of Alberta)
    G.K. Hauer (University of Alberta)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 129
CAES Session - Organization and Strategic Issues in Agricultural Markets / Séance de la CAES - Problèmes d'organisation et de stratégie sur les marchés agricoles
Chair John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
Presentations Testing the Horizon Problem in Agricultural Cooperatives: An Experimental Approach
    R. Vyn (University of Alberta)
    G.K. Hauer (University of Alberta)
    H. Brooks (University of Alberta)
  Efficiency and Effectiveness in Milk Marketing: the Role of Dairy Cooperatives in Bangladesh
    A. Roy (Yamagata University)
    Z. Ohtaka (Yamagata University)
  Agricultural Production Organization in Transition Economies and the Role of Human Capital: Evidence from Romania
    M. Rizon (LICOS Centre for Transition Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
  Subjective Implications to a Knowledge Based View of Strategy: An Austrian Economics and Knowledge Network Perspective
    D. Ng (University of Alberta)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 130
Economic History III - The Fundamental Role of Economic Institutions / Histoire économique III - Le rôle fondamental des institutions économiques
Organizer Byron Lew (Trent University)
Chair Chris Minns (McGill University)
Presentations Saving the Whales: Lessons from the First Great Whale Extinction [abstract]
    Ian Keay (Queen's University)
    Robert Allen (Nuffield College, Oxford University)
  The Means or the End? Fraternal Safety Nets and Concepts of Self-Reliance [abstract]
    Herb Emery (University of Calgary)
    George Emery (University of Western Ontario)
Discussants Alvaro Pereira (University of British Columbia)
  Rick Szostak (University of Alberta)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 131
SFU-UBC Centre for the Study of Government and Business II
Organizer Thomas Ross (University of British Columbia)
  Peter Townley (Acadia University)
Chair Peter Townley (Acadia University)
Presentations Dominant Retailers and the Countervailing Power Hypothesis [abstract]
    Zhiqi Chen (Carleton University)
  Revealed Antitrust Preferences for Mergers [abstract]
    Marc Duhamel (Competition Bureau)
Discussants Aidan Hollis (University of Calgary)
  Lawrence McDonough (Royal Military College of Canada)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 133
Forecasting Macroeconomic Variables / Prévision de variables macroéconomiques
Chair Marc-André Gosselin (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Uncertainty and Output Growth Forecasts in Real-Time [abstract]
    Nathanael Braun (Department of Finance)
    Bernard Babineau (Department of Finance)
  Three Dummies and the Stock Market [abstract]
    Brian Doyle (Federal Reserve Board)
    Jon Faust (Federal Reserve Board)
  The Usefulness of Consumer Confidence Indices in the U.S. [abstract]
    Marc-André Gosselin (Bank of Canada)
    Brigitte Desroches (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Joseph Atta-Mensah (Bank of Canada)
  Edith Gagnon (Bank of Canada)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 135
State of the Art Lecture II / État des connaissances II: René Garcia
Chair Gregor Smith (Queen's University)
Speaker René Garcia (Université de Montréal)
  Recent Developments in Option Pricing Theory and Econometrics

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 141
Developing Economies / Économie en développement
Chair Randall Wigle (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Presentations Currency Devaluation and Trade Balance: An Empirical Study in Nepalese Economic Perspective [abstract]
    Narayan Regmi (St. Louis University, USA)
  How Well Does the IS-LM Model Fit the Developing Economies: The Cases of Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan [abstract]
    Mudabber Ahmed (Dalhousie University)
  Distributional Effects of Subsidy Removal in the Economy of Iran: A Price-based SAM Analysis [abstract]
    Habibollah Salami (University of Tehran)
    Mohhamd Hormozi (University of Tehran)
Discussants Mudabber Ahmed (Dalhousie University)
  Narayan Regmi (St. Louis University, USA)
  Habibollah Salami (University of Tehran)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 ST 145
Evolution of Employment in Canada and the United States / Évolution de l'emploi au Canada et aux États-Unis
Chair Nicole Fortin (University of British Columbia)
Presentations The Long-Run Effects of Unemployment Insurance: A Comparative Study of New Brunswick and Maine, 1940-1991 [abstract]
    Peter Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    Chris Riddell (University of Toronto)
  Working Hours in Canada and the United States [abstract]
    Andrew Heisz (Statistics Canada)
    Sébastien LaRochelle-Côté (Statistics Canada)
  A Longitudinal Perspective on Women's Labour Force Transitions: Trigger Events [abstract]
    Sung-Hee Jeon (York University)

Sat 12:00 - 13:30 BR
Purvis Luncheon / Dîner-conférence Purvis: Guy Laroque
Chair Jean-Marie Dufour (Université de Montréal)
Speaker Guy Laroque (INSEE)
  Optimal Incentives for Labor Force Participation

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 MFH 160
CPEG - Session III / CPEG Séance III
Chair Ron Kneebone (University of Calgary)
Presentations Globalization and the Future of the Corporate Income Tax
    Bev Dahlby (University of Alberta)
  Interjurisdictional Company Taxation in Europe, the German Reform, and the New EU Suggested Direction
    Marcel Gerard (Facultés Universitaires Catholiques de Mons)
Discussants Jack Mintz (C.D. Howe Institute)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 SS 10
Economics of the Financial Sector / Économie du secteur financier
Chair Khandakar Qudrat-l Elahi (University of Guelph)
Presentations An Empirical Investigation on Foreign Entry into the Canadian Banking Sector [abstract]
    Dennis Lu (Competition Bureau)
    Michel Sabbagh (Competition Bureau)
  Market Structure and Bias in Bookmaker and Parimutuel Markets [abstract]
    Lawrence McDonough (Royal Military College of Canada)
    William Hurley (Royal Military College of Canada)
Discussants Dennis Lu (Competition Bureau)
  Lawrence McDonough (Royal Military College of Canada)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 SS 12
Tax Competition and Regions / Concurrence fiscale et régions
Chair Myrna Wooders (University of Warwick)
Presentations The Contribution of Federal Grants to Provincial Revenue Uncertainty [abstract]
    Tracy Snoddon (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  Equalization Incentives with Endogenous Population Determination [abstract]
    Annette Ryan (Prince Edward Island Provincial Treasury)
  The Redistributive Impact of Federal Taxes and Transfers on Canadian Provinces [abstract]
    Fazley Siddiq (Dalhousie University)
  Tax Competition Reconsidered [abstract]
    Myrna Wooders (University of Warwick)
    Amrita Dhillon (University of Warwick)
    Ben Zissimos (University of Warwick)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 SS 109
Transportation Economics / Économie des transports
Chair Yuri Yevdokimov (University of New Brunswick)
Presentations Congestion Pricing with Heterogeneous Travelers: A General Equilibrium Welfare Analysis [abstract]
    Robin Lindsey (University of Alberta)
    Andre De Palma (Universite de Cergy-Pontoise)
  Optimal Airport Charges and Capacity Expansion: Effect of Concession Revenues [abstract]
    Anming Zhang (University of British Columbia)
    Yimin Zhang (City University of Hong Kong)
  Economic Modelling of a Sustainable Transportation System [abstract]
    Yuri Yevdokimov (University of New Brunswick)
Discussants Robin Lindsey (University of Alberta)
  Yuri Yevdokimov (University of New Brunswick)
  Anming Zhang (University of British Columbia)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 SS 113
Game Theory / Théorie des jeux
Chair Andrew Leach (Queen's University)
Presentations An Experimental Evaluation of Partnerships as CPR Management Instruments [abstract]
    Stephan Schott (Carleton University)
    Stuart Mestelman (McMaster University)
    Andrew Muller (McMaster University)
    Neil Buckley (McMaster University)
  Complete Information Wars of Attrition and the Generalized Nash Bargaining Solution [abstract]
    Peter Burton (Dalhousie University)
  SubGame, Set and Match [abstract]
    Andrew Leach (Queen's University)
Discussants Peter Burton (Dalhousie University)
  Andrew Leach (Queen's University)
  Stephan Schott (Carleton University)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 SS 117
Energy and Agriculture / Énergie et agriculture
Chair Philippe Crabbé (University of Ottawa)
Presentations Metering in Electricity Markets: When is More Better? [abstract]
    Joseph Doucet (University of Alberta)
    Andrew Kleit (Pennsylvania State University)
  Estimating Technical Efficiency of Ontario Dairy Producers using the Marginal-Integration Method [abstract]
    Morteza Haghiri (University of Saskatchewan)
    Alireza Simchi (University of Saskatchewan)
Discussants Philippe Crabbé (University of Ottawa)
  Morteza Haghiri (University of Saskatchewan)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 ST 63
Health Economics III / Économie de la santé III
Chair Ian Irvine (Concordia University)
Presentations Family Income and Child Outcomes [abstract]
    Martin Dooley (McMaster University)
    Jennifer Stewart (McMaster University)
  The Future Supply of General Practitioner Services in Nova Scotia: A Time Series Approach [abstract]
    Sean Rogers (Saint Francis Xavier University)
Discussants Livio Di Matteo (Lakehead University)
  Wayne Simpson (University of Manitoba)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 ST 125
Progressive Economics Forum III - Panel Discussion: Should Canada and Its NAFTA Partners Engage in Greater Monetary Integration? / Forum d'économie progressiste III - Table ronde: Est-ce que le Canada et ses partenaires dans l'ALÉNA devraient s'engager dans une plus grande intégration monétaire
Organizer Mario Seccareccia (University of Ottawa)
Chair Brian MacLean (Laurentian University)
Panelists James W. Dean (Simon Fraser University)
  Eduardo Loria (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico)
  John Murray (Bank of Canada)
  Mario Seccareccia (University of Ottawa)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 ST 128
Human Capital and Growth / Capital humain et croissance
Chair Xuelin Zhang (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Immigration and Welfare for the Host Economy with Imperfect Competition [abstract]
    Eden Yu (City University of Hong Kong)
    Chi-Chur Chao (City University of Hong Kong)
  Éducation, croissance et inégalité [abstract]
    Lobna Benhassen (Les Universitésà Aix en Provence)
  Human Capital and Convergence: A Production-Frontier Approach [abstract]
    Daniel J. Henderson (University of California at Riverside)
    R. Robert Russell (University of California at Riverside)
Discussants Lobna Benhassen (Les Universitésà Aix en Provence)
  Daniel J. Henderson (University of California at Riverside)
  Eden Yu (City University of Hong Kong)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 ST 130
Economic History IV - Canada, the U.S., Open Borders: Impact on Some Investment Choices / Histoire économique IV - Canada, États-Unis, frontières ouvertes: impact sur certains choix d'investissement
Chair Rick Szostak (University of Alberta)
Presentations Education for Export? Schooling in Canada 1890-1910 [abstract]
    Mary MacKinnon (McGill University)
    Alan Green (Queen's University)
  The Impact of North American Immigration Policy of the 1920s on the Adoption of the Tractor [abstract]
    Byron Lew (Trent University)
    Bruce Cater (Trent University)
Discussants Herb Emery (University of Calgary)
  Ian Keay (Queen's University)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 ST 131
SFU-UBC Centre for the Study of Government and Business III - A Panel Session on Efficiencies in Mergers Under the Competition Act / Table ronde sur les économies dans les fusions en vertu de la loi sur la concurrence
Chair Marc Duhamel (Competition Bureau)
Panelists Jeffrey Church (University of Calgary)
  Tim Hazledine (University of Auckland)
  Peter Townley (Acadia University)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 ST 133
Violent Crimes / Crimes violents
Chair Ather H. Akbari (Saint Mary's University)
Presentations Does Increased Abortion Lead to Lower Crime? Evaluating the Relationship between Crime, Abortion, and Fertility [abstract]
    Annidya Sen (University of Waterloo)
  Study Habits and the Level of Alcohol Use Among College Students [abstract]
    Lisa Powell (Queen's University)
    Jenny Williams (Adelaide University)
    Henry Wechsler (Harvard University)
  School Size and Youth Violence [abstract]
    Ambrose Leung (University of Winnipeg)
    Stephen Ferris (Carleton University)
Discussants Ambrose Leung (University of Winnipeg)
  Lisa Powell (Queen's University)
  Annidya Sen (University of Waterloo)

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 ST 135
State of the Art Lecture III / État des connaissances III: Martin Eichenbaum
Chair Steve Ambler (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Speaker Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University)
  Financial Crisis, Inflation and Real Exchange Rate Variability

Sat 13:30 - 15:00 ST 141
Labor Markets and International Trade / Marché du travail et commerce international
Chair Andrew Heisz (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Intra-Industry Trade Liberalization: Why Skilled Workers In Most Countries Resist Protectionism [abstract]
    Eugene Beaulieu (University of Calgary)
    Michael Benarroch (University of Winnipeg)
    James Gaisford (University of Calgary)
  The Impact of International Trade and Technological Change on Relative Wages in Canada [abstract]
    Ram Acharya (Industry Canada)
  Trade, Technology and the Relative Wage: The Other Side of the Picture [abstract]
    Tahir Abdi (Carleton University)
Discussants Vivek Dehejia (Carleton University)
  Omar Zakhilwal (Statistics Canada)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 MFH 160
CPEG - Session IV / CPEG - Séance IV
Chair Krishna Pendakur (Simon Fraser University)
Presentations The Long-Run Consequences of Living in a Poor Neighborhood
    Philip Oreopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Do Taxes Matter for Firm Location Decisions? An Empirical Investigation for Canadian Provinces
    Eugene Beaulieu (University of Calgary)
    Jean-François Wen (University of Calgary)
    Ken McKenzie (University of Calgary)
Discussants Kevin Milligan (University of British Columbia)
  Krishna Pendakur (Simon Fraser University)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 SS 10
Environmental Economics II / Économie de l'environnement II
Chair Christopher Bruce (University of Calgary)
Presentations Automobile Quality Choice under Pollution Control Regulation [abstract]
    Ida Ferrara (York University)
  Can Carbon Tax Result in Strong Double Dividend in Developing Economies: The Case of Thailand [abstract]
    Govinda R. Timilsina (Canadian Energy Research Institute)
Discussants Elizabeth Wilman (University of Calgary)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 SS 12
Public Choice and Policy / Choix public et règle
Chair Neil Longley (University of Regina)
Presentations Political Competition and Extension of the Franchise [abstract]
    Robert Oxoby (University of Calgary)
    Humberto Llavador (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
  Policy Choice under Model Uncertainty [abstract]
    Gustavo Durango (Department of Finance)
    Claude Lavoie (Department of Finance)
  Voting Abstentions in the Canadian House of Commons: An Agency Theory Approach to Analysing the Effects of Strict Party Discipline [abstract]
    Neil Longley (University of Regina)
Discussants Gustavo Durango (Department of Finance)
  Neil Longley (University of Regina)
  Robert Oxoby (University of Calgary)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 SS 105
Microeconomic Theory / Théorie microéconomique
Chair B. Curtis Eaton (University of Calgary)
Presentations How Should a Behavioral Economist do Welfare Economics? [abstract]
    Lorne Carmichael (Queen's University)
    Bentley MacLeod (University of Southern California)
  A Theory of Gender Differences in Altruism [abstract]
    Mukesh Eswaran (University of British Columbia)
    Ashok Kotwal (University of British Columbia)
  The Geometry of the Comparative Statics [abstract]
    Christophe Muller (University of Nottingham)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 SS 109
Market Microstructure / Microstructure de marché
Chair Nour Meddahi (Université de Montréal)
Presentations Is All That Talk Just Noise? The Information Content of Internet Stock Message Boards [abstract]
    Werner Antweiler (University of British Columbia)
    Murray Frank (University of British Columbia)
  Asymmetry of Information, Market Liquidity and the Activity of the Specialist on the NYSE [abstract]
    Thierry Kamionka (Crest, CNRS and IDEI)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 SS 113
Productivity III / Productivité III
Chair David J. Sabourin (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Competition and Productivity: Evidence from Canadian Manufacturing Firms [abstract]
    Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)
    Weimin Wang (Industry Canada)
  Managerial Practices and Labor Productivity: Evidence from Canadian Manufacturing Firms [abstract]
    Weimin Wang (Industry Canada)
    Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)
  Decomposing Labour Productivity Growth in the Business Sector: A Canada-U.S. Comparison [abstract]
    Umar Faruqui (Department of Finance)
    Mireille Laroche (Department of Finance)
    Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)
    Jean-Pierre Maynard (Statistics Canada)
Discussants Kais Dachraoui (Statistics Canada)
  Someshwar Rao (Industry Canada)
  David J. Sabourin (Statistics Canada)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 61
Monetary Policy II / Politique monétaire II
Chair Nicholas Rowe (Carleton University)
Presentations Conducting Monetary Policy with Measurement Errors in Potential Output [abstract]
    Martin Charron (Department of Finance)
    Lisa Backa (Department of Finance)
    Jean-François Fillion (Department of Finance)
  Why Were Changes in the Federal Funds Rate Smaller in the 1990s? [abstract]
    Arabinda Basistha (University of Washington)
    Richard Startz (University of Washington)
  The Performance and Robustness of Simple Monetary Policy Rules in Models of the Canadian Economy
    Denise Côté (Bank of Canada)
    John Kuszczak (Bank of Canada)
    Jean-Paul Lam (Bank of Canada)
    Ying Liu (Bank of Canada)
    Pierre St-Amant (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Arabinda Basistha (University of Washington)
  Martin Charron (Department of Finance)
  Denise Côté (Bank of Canada)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 63
Health Economics IV / Économie de la santé IV
Chair Peter Sephton (Queen's University)
Presentations Social Networks in Health Utilization [abstract]
    Catherine Deri (University of Toronto)
  A Microeconometric Analysis of Health Care Utilization in Canada: Evidence from NPHS Data [abstract]
    Sisira K. Sarma (University of Manitoba)
  The Income Elasticity of Health Care Spending: Comparing Parametric and Non-Parametric Approaches [abstract]
    Livio Di Matteo (Lakehead University)
Discussants Catherine Deri (University of Toronto)
  Livio Di Matteo (Lakehead University)
  Sisira K. Sarma (University of Manitoba)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 125
Progressive Economics Forum V - The "Alberta Advantage": Digging Deeper / Forum d'économie progressiste V - "L'avantage de l'Alberta": en profondeur
Organizer Ursule Critoph (Ursule Christoph Consulting)
Chair Greg Flanagan (St. Mary's College)
Presentations The Geniune Progress Index and the Alberta Advantage [abstract]
    Mark Anielski (Anielski Management Inc.)
  Economic Performance and Social Progress: Interprovincial Comparisons [abstract]
    Jim Stanford (Canadian Auto Workers)
  The Condition of the Working Class in Alberta: Notes Toward an Examination of Wages and the Alberta Advantage
    Tom Fuller (Alberta Federation of Labour)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 127
Economic Growth / Croissance économique
Chair M.H. Zahedi Vafa (Imam Sadiq University)
Presentations The Link Between Growth Volatility and Technical Progress - Cross-Country Evidence [abstract]
    Sam Hak Kan Tang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  Democracy and Development: The Expected Association! [abstract]
    Khandakar Qudrat-l Elahi (University of Guelph)
  The Two-Sector Endogenous Growth Model [abstract]
    M.H. Zahedi Vafa (Imam Sadiq University)
  Politique fiscale et croissance : quelle relation ? [abstract]
    Abdel Aziz Mahjoub (Université de Paris I)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 129
Fiscal Policy I / Politique fiscale I
Chair Nicolas Moreau (Department of Finance Canada)
Presentations Effective Tax Rates on Investment in Human Capital in Canada [abstract]
    Kirk Collins (University of Ottawa)
    James B. Davies (University of Western Ontario)
  Charitable Donations in Canada: New Evidence [abstract]
    Bagala Biswal (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  Implications of the Goods and Services Tax for Families in Canada [abstract]
    JoAnn Kingston-Riechers (Dalhousie University)
    Lori Curtis (Dalhousie University)
Discussants Aled ab Iorwerth (Department of Finance)
  Bev Dahlby (University of Alberta)
  Melanie Raymond (Government of Canada)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 130
CSLS Session II - Trends in Economic Well-being / Séance II du CSLS - Tendances du bien-être économique
Organizer Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Chair Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
Presentations Determining the Weights in Measures of Economic Well-being
    Michael Burns (University of South Australia)
    Pauline Halchuk (University of South Australia)
  Trends in Economic Well-being for Canadian Provinces, 1980-1999
    Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University)
    Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
    Jeremy Smith (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Discussants Doug Hostland (Department of Finance)
  Mario Seccareccia (University of Ottawa)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 131
Phillips Curves and Monetary Policy / Courbes de Phillips et politique monétaire
Chair Kevin Moran (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Estimate of the Sticky-Information Phillips Curve for the United States and Canada [abstract]
    Zhenhua Zhu (Bank of Canada)
    Hashmat Khan (Bank of England)
  Canada's National Interest Benefits from a Renewal of the North American Wartime Relationship [abstract]
    Thomas Velk (McGill University)
    Todd Fox (McGill University)
Discussants Brian MacLean (Laurentian University)
  Hamza Malik (McMaster University)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 133
Choice of Education Level / Choix du niveau d'éducation
Chair Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
Presentations Liberation Revisited: Education, Technical Adoption and the Household Labour Supply [abstract]
    Marina Adshade (Queen's University)
  Why Do Canadian Youth Drop Out of High School? A Multivariate Analysis Using the First Cycle of the Youth in Transition Survey [abstract]
    Urvashi Dhawan-Biswal (Human Resources Development Canada)
  The Determinants of Participation in Adult Training and Education in Canada [abstract]
    Shek-wai Hui (University of Western Ontario)
    Jeffrey Smith (University of Maryland)
Discussants Andrew J. Clarke (McMaster University)
  Julie Turcotte (Department of Finance)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 140
NAFTA / ALÉNA
Chair Randall Wigle (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Presentations Changing Trade Barriers and Canadian Firms: Survival and Exit After the Canada-US Free Trade Agreement [abstract]
    Jen Baggs (University of British Columbia)
  Implications of European Union Enlargement for Canada [abstract]
    Konstantin Loukine (Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
    Richard Cameron (DFAIT)
Discussants Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)
  Carolyn MacLeod (Industry Canada)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 141
Investment and Finance / Investissement et finance
Chair Lawrence McDonough (Royal Military College of Canada)
Presentations Optimal Investment Rules When Investment Opportunities May Vanish [abstract]
    Jean-Daniel Saphores (University of California Irvine)
  How Do FX Market Intermediaries Hedge Their Exposure to Risk? [abstract]
    Chris D'Souza (Concordia University)
Discussants Marc Duhamel (Competition Bureau)
  Jean-Daniel Saphores (University of California Irvine)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 145
Wage Inequality in the United States / Inégalités salariales aux États-Unis
Chair Sung-Hee Jeon (York University)
Presentations Does College Education Spending Reduce Wage Inequality? Cross-State Evidence from the 1990s [abstract]
    Nicole Fortin (University of British Columbia)
  Occupational Mobility and Wage Inequality [abstract]
    Iourii Manovskii (University of Western Ontario)
    Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Western Ontario)
  Workplace Practices and Wage Dispersion Among US Establishments [abstract]
    Stéphanie Lluis (University of Minnesota)

Sat 15:30 - 17:00 ST 147
Microeconometrics / Microéconométrie
Chair Ka Kei Gary Wong (Deakin University)
Presentations Modelling Regular and Estimable Inverse Demand Systems: A Distance Function Approach [abstract]
    Ka Kei Gary Wong (Deakin University)
    Keith McLaren (Monash University)
  The Role of Global versus Local Negativity in Functional Form Selection: An Application to Canadian Consumer Demands [abstract]
    John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
    Scott Pellow (University of Manitoba)

Sat 17:45 - 19:00 ST 140
CEA Presidential Address: James MacKinnon and Rae Prize Announcement / Discours du président de l'ACE: James MacKinnon et Annonce du récipiendaire du Prix Rae
Speaker James MacKinnon (Queen's University)
  Bootstrap Inference in Econometrics

Sat 19:00 - 22:00 BR
Presidential Reception / Réception du président

 
 
 
 
 
Sunday, June 2, 2002

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 MFH 160
CPEG - Session V / CPEG - Séance V
Chair Bagala Biswal (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Presentations Taxation and Economic Efficiency: Results from a Canadian CGE Model
    Maximilian Baylor (Department of Finance)
    Louis Beauséjour (Department of Finance)
  A New Look at the Laffer Curve and the Displacement Loss from Tax Evasion [abstract]
    Filip Palda (E.N.A.P.)
Discussants John R. Boyce (University of Calgary)
  Randall Wigle (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 SS 10
Natural Resource Management II / Gestion des ressources naturelles II
Chair Pierre Lasserre (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Presentations Aboriginal Customs, the Common Law and Renewable Resource Exploitation: The Economic Foundations [abstract]
    Cherie Metcalf (Queen's University)
    Ian Keay (Queen's University)
  Sharing Clams: Tragedy of an Incomplete Commons [abstract]
    John Janmaat (Acadia University)
  Competitive Equilibrium and Exhaustible Resources [abstract]
    Robert Cairns (McGill University)
Discussants P. Boxall (University of Alberta)
  Karine Gobert (Concordia University)
  Ilhem Kassar (Université du Québec à Montréal)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 SS 12
Cost-Benefit Analysis in Health Economics / Analyse coût-bénéfice en économie de la santé
Chair Robert Oxoby (University of Calgary)
Presentations Brand-Generic Product and Entry Deterrence in Pharmaceutical Market [abstract]
    Ying Kong (University College of the Cariboo)
    Jim Seldon (University College of the Cariboo)
  Kaldor, Hicks and Reference Dependency: Developing a New WTP Method from Old Principles [abstract]
    Robert Oxoby (University of Calgary)
    Cam Donaldson (University of Calgary)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 SS 105
Families and Poverty / Familles et pauvreté
Chair Philip Oreopoulos (University of Toronto)
Presentations The Dynamics of Children's Economic Experiences in Canada and the United States [abstract]
    Peter Burton (Dalhousie University)
    Shelley Phipps (Dalhousie University)
  The Persistance of Child Poverty in Canada: Measurement Issues and Socio-economic Developments [abstract]
    Lori Curtis (Dalhousie University)
    Thomas F. Crossley (McMaster University)
  The Effect of Welfare on the Fertility of Young Never Married Women in Canada [abstract]
    Abdiweli Mohamed (University of Ottawa)
    Gilles Grenier (University of Ottawa)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 SS 109
Productivity and Multi-Market Contact / Productivité et contact multi-marché
Chair Hu Lu (Health Canada)
Presentations Markets Linked by Rising Marginal Costs: Implications for Multi-Market Contact [abstract]
    Thomas Ross (University of British Columbia)
    Zhiqi Chen (Carleton University)
  Are Environmental Innovations Harmful to the Economic Performance of Innovating Firms? [abstract]
    Petr Hanel (Université de Sherbrooke)
Discussants Petr Hanel (Université de Sherbrooke)
  Thomas Ross (University of British Columbia)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 ST 61
International Perspectives on Empirical Macro Issues / Perspectives internationales sur des problèmes de macroéconomie empirique
Chair Nathanael Braun (Department of Finance)
Presentations Why U.S. Money Does Not Cause U.S. Output, but Does Cause Hong Kong Output [abstract]
    Nicholas Rowe (Carleton University)
    Gabriel Rodriguez (University of Ottawa)
  Monetary Policy in Developing Countries: Lessons from Kenya [abstract]
    Robert F. Lucas (University of Saskatchewan)
    Christopher D. Gerrard (The World Bank)
  Oil Price fluctuations and their Impact on the Macroeconomic Variables of Iran: A Case Study Using VAR Model for Iran [abstract]
    Davood Manzoor (Imam Sadegh University)
Discussants Brian Doyle (Federal Reserve Board)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 ST 127
Openness and Efficiency / Degré d'ouverture et efficacité
Chair Omar Zakhilwal (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Factors Determining the Success or Failure for Canadian Exporters: A Survival Analysis Approach [abstract]
    Jean-Bosco Sabuhoro (Statistics Canada)
  The Effect of Exporting on Productivity Growth in Canadian Manufacturing [abstract]
    Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)
    John R. Baldwin (Statistics Canada)
  The Border Game: Happy Meals, Fences and Other Issues [abstract]
    Dragan Filipovich (El Colegio de Mexico)
Discussants Tahir Abdi (Carleton University)
  Ram Acharya (Industry Canada)
  Jean-Bosco Sabuhoro (Statistics Canada)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 ST 128
Financial Markets and Growth / Marchés financiers et croissance
Chair Narayan Regmi (St. Louis University, USA)
Presentations Borrowing for Growth [abstract]
    Genevieve Verdier (University of British Columbia)
  The Microcredit Movement: Three Critical Questions [abstract]
    Khandakar Qudrat-l Elahi (University of Guelph)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 ST 129
Topics in Empirical and Applied Macroeconomics / Sujets en macroéconomie empirique et appliquée
Chair Steve Ambler (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Presentations The Value of a Dollar: The Economics and Politics of North American Monetary Integration [abstract]
    William B.P. Robson (C.D. Howe Institute)
    David Laidler (C.D. Howe Institute)
  The U.S. Stock Market and Fundamentals: A Historical Decomposition [abstract]
    David Dupuis (Bank of Canada)
    David Tessier (Bank of Canada)
  Bank Lending and the Transmission of Canadian Monetary Policy [abstract]
    Joseph Atta-Mensah (Bank of Canada)
    Ali Dib (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Frank Atkins (University of Calgary)
  Jeannine Bailliu (Bank of Canada)
  Chris Ragan (McGill University)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 ST 130
CSLS-IRPP Session III - Linkages Between Productivity and Social Progress / Séance III du CSLS-IRPP - Liens entre productivité et progrès social
Organizer Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Chair Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Presentations Labour Productivity, Disposable Income and Living Standards in Canada
    Doug Hostland (Department of Finance)
    Anthony Fisher (Department of Finance)
  Productivity and Natural Resource and Environmental Sustainability
    Nancy Olewiler (Simon Fraser University)
Discussants John Helliwell (University of British Columbia)
  Craig Riddell (University of British Columbia)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 ST 133
Unemployment and Job Stability / Chômage et stabilité de l'emploi
Chair Marion Steele (University of Guelph)
Presentations Rising Occupational and Industry Mobility in the US: Evidence from the 1968-1993 PSID [abstract]
    Iourii Manovskii (University of Western Ontario)
    Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Western Ontario)
  Wealth, Reservation Wages, and Labor Market Transitions in the U.S. [abstract]
    Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
    Tricia Gladden (University of Missouri-Columbia)
  Sector Choice and the Unemployment of Highly Educated Workers in Morocco [abstract]
    Brahim Boudarbat (Université de Montréal)
Discussants Louise Grogan (Canadian International Labour Network, McMaster Univ.)
  Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 ST 141
Empirical Models of Exchange Rates / Modèles empiriques des taux de change
Chair Richard Harris (Simon Fraser University)
Presentations Explaining Exchange Rate Regime Transitions [abstract]
    Paul Masson (IMF)
    Francisco Ruge-Murcia (Université de Montréal)
  Is Stability of the Spot-Forward Exchange Rate Relation Important? - Evidence and Applications for Canada [abstract]
    Matthew McPherson (West Virginia University)
    Jon Vilasuso (West Virginia University)
  Exchange Rate Pass-through and Oil Prices [abstract]
    Ayoub Yousefi (University of Western Ontario)
    Tony Wirjanto (University of Waterloo)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 ST 145
Human Capital and Earnings / Capital humain et salaires
Chair Francisco Gonzalez (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Wage Progression of Low-skilled Workers in Canada: Evidence from SLID 1993-1998 [abstract]
    Xuelin Zhang (Statistics Canada)
  Occupational Specificity of Human Capital [abstract]
    Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Western Ontario)
    Iourii Manovskii (University of Western Ontario)
  Compulsory Schooling Laws and the Return to Education in France [abstract]
    Chris Minns (McGill University)
Discussants Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Western Ontario)
  Chris Minns (McGill University)
  Xuelin Zhang (Statistics Canada)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 ST 147
International Trade and Investment / Commerce international et investissement
Chair Hartley Furtan (University of Saskatchewan)
Presentations Financial Accelerator in a Small Open Economy Model with Heterogeneous Entrepreneurs [abstract]
    Dmitriy Kovtun (University of Kentucky)
  Explaining Home Bias: The Role of Intermediates [abstract]
    Russell Hillberry (Purdue University)
    David Hummels (Purdue University)
  Time-Path of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Canada: A General Equilibrium Analysis [abstract]
    Hasan Imam (Brock University)
Discussants Kien C. Tran (University of Saskatchewan)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 MFH 160
CPEG - Session VI / CPEG - Séance VI
Chair Sam Wilson (University of Alberta)
Presentations The Distribution of Health Care Financing Costs in Alberta [abstract]
    James Smythe (University of Alberta)
  Government Fiscal Responses to Uncertain Revenue
    Tracy Snoddon (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Discussants Paul Booth (University of Alberta)
  Ron Kneebone (University of Calgary)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 SS 12
Public Economics / Économie publique
Chair Sumon Majumdar (Queen's University)
Presentations Monitoring and Privacy: When Private Information is a Public Good [abstract]
    Stefan Dodds (Queen's University)
  A Collective Model of Consumer Bbehavior with Private and Public Goods --- Some Empirical Evidence from U.S. Data [abstract]
    Olivier Donni (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Joint Ventures Subsidies under Switching Costs [abstract]
    Mohamed Adel Dhif (Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 SS 105
Income Distribution / Distribution des revenus
Chair Peter Burton (Dalhousie University)
Presentations The Dynamics of Income in Four Countries [abstract]
    Miles Corak (Statistics Canada)
    Wen-Hao Chen (Statistics Canada)
    Abdelatif Demnati (Statistics Canada)
  The Measurement of Interregional Redistribution [abstract]
    Weiqiu Yu (University of New Brunswick)
    G.C. Ruggeri (University of New Brunswick)
  Converging at the Bottom of the Income Distribution? A Suggested Methodology [abstract]
    Kuan Xu (Dalhousie University)
Discussants Miles Corak (Statistics Canada)
  Kuan Xu (Dalhousie University)
  Weiqiu Yu (University of New Brunswick)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 SS 113
Industrial Organization III / Organisation industrielle III
Chair Caroline Boivin (Université de Sherbrooke)
Presentations The Ultimate Control Group [abstract]
    Gregory Dow (Simon Fraser University)
  Professional Bettors, Odds-Arbitrage Competition, and Betting Market Equilibrium [abstract]
    David Walls (University of Calgary)
    Franklin Rusco (U.S. General Accounting Office)
  How Common Is Common Knowledge: A Note On Arms Race [abstract]
    Amin Ghaziani (Unaffiliated)
Discussants Gregory Dow (Simon Fraser University)
  Karine Gobert (Concordia University)
  David Walls (University of Calgary)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 ST 127
Productivity and R&D in Canada / Productivité et R&D au Canada
Chair Jean-Bosco Sabuhoro (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Efficiency and Dynamics in Canadian Manufacturing [abstract]
    James Townsend (Department of Finance)
    Nathanael Braun (Department of Finance)
  Productivity Trends in the Construction Sector in Canada: A Case of Lagging Technical Progress [abstract]
    Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
  Role of R&D in Long-Run Economic Growth: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Endogenous Growth Model for Canada [abstract]
    Madanmohan Ghosh (Industry Canada)
Discussants Jean-Bosco Sabuhoro (Statistics Canada)
  Mokhtar Souissi (Finance Canada)
  James Townsend (Department of Finance)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 ST 129
Fiscal Policy II / Politique fiscale II
Chair Lori Curtis (Dalhousie University)
Presentations Prudence, Scope for Reducing Program Spending and Policy Rulesin Medium-Term Fiscal Planning "Towards an Integrated Strategy for Deficit-Risk Management" [abstract]
    Nicolas Moreau (Department of Finance Canada)
    Patrick Georges (Department of Finance)
  Fiscal Planning under Uncertainty Surrounding Private Sector Forecasts [abstract]
    Doug Hostland (Department of Finance)
  Enrichments to Multi-Year Fiscal Commitments [abstract]
    Patrick Georges (Department of Finance)
    Nicolas Moreau (Department of Finance Canada)
Discussants Lori Curtis (Dalhousie University)
  JoAnn Kingston-Riechers (Dalhousie University)
  Finn Poschmann (C.D. Howe Institute)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 ST 131
Aging / Vieillissement
Chair Paul Anglin (University of Windsor)
Presentations Residential Mobility of the Elderly in Canada [abstract]
    Ostrovsky Yuri (York University)
  Quebec's Housing Allowance for Families and the Elderly: Design, Participation, and Consumption Effects [abstract]
    Marion Steele (University of Guelph)
Discussants Paul Anglin (University of Windsor)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 ST 133
Matching Markets and Job Flows / Appariement des marchés et flux d'emplois
Chair Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
Presentations Asymmetric Labor Adjustment, Organizational Capital and Aggregate Job Flows [abstract]
    Francisco Gonzalez (University of British Columbia)
    Alok Johri (McMaster University)
  Labour Market Matching with Heterogeneous Agents [abstract]
    Simon Woodcock (Cornell University)
  Pre-contractual Investment Competition in a Large Matching Market [abstract]
    Seungjin Han (University of Toronto)
Discussants Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
  Ging Wong (Privy Council Office)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 ST 145
Technical Change at the Workplace / Changement technique sur les lieux de travail
Chair Xuelin Zhang (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Occupational Labor Demand and the Sources of Nonneutral Technical Change [abstract]
    Wing H. Chan (University of Alberta)
    Daniel Rich (Illinois State University)
  Access to and Use of Computers at Work in Canada: An Empirical Investigation [abstract]
    Zhengxi Lin (HRDC)
    Popovic Andrija (HRDC)
  Workplace Computer Technology and Skill Upgrading in Canada [abstract]
    Zhengxi Lin (HRDC)
    Andrija Popovic (HRDC)
Discussants Wing H. Chan (University of Alberta)
  Lynda Gagné (University of Victoria)
  Sébastien LaRochelle-Côté (Statistics Canada)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 ST 147
Investments, Foreign Direct Investment in Open Economics / Investissements, investissements étrangers directs en économie ouverte
Chair Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Macroeconomic Uncertainty and Foreign Direct Investment Flows to Developing Countries: An Empirical Investigation [abstract]
    Shyamal Chowdhury (Bonn University)
  Domestic Investment Response to Exchange Rate [abstract]
    Omar Zakhilwal (Statistics Canada)
    Tarek Harchaoi (Statistics Canada)
    Faouzi Tarkhani (Statistics Canada)
  The Effect of FDI on US Agricultural Protection Toward Canada [abstract]
    Hartley Furtan (University of Saskatchewan)
Discussants Ram Acharya (Industry Canada)
  Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)

Sun 12:00 - 13:30 SS 423
CJE Editorial Board Lunch / Lunch du comité de rédaction de la Revue canadienne d'économique

Sun 12:00 - 13:30 SS 545
CPP Editorial Board Lunch / Lunch du comité de rédaction de la revue Analyse de Politiques

Sun 13:30 - 15:00 MFH 160
CPEG - Session VII / CPEG - Séance VII
Chair Stan Winer (Carleton University)
Presentations Economic Versus Political Symmetry and the Welfare Concern with Market Integration and Tax Competition
    Gordon Myers (Simon Fraser University)
    Anke Kessler (University of Bonn)
    Christoph Lülfesmann (University of Bonn)
  Strategic Voting and Intergovernmental Bargaining in a Two-tier Three-party Parliamentary System [abstract]
    Maria Gallego (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Discussants David Scoones (University of Victoria)

Sun 13:30 - 14:30 SS 423
CEA Annual General Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle de l'ACE

Sun 14:30 - 15:30 SS 423
CEA Executive Council Meeting II / Conseil exécutif de l'ACE II

Sun 15:30 - 17:00 MFH 160
CPEG - Session VIII / CPEG - Séance VIII
Chair Gordon Myers (Simon Fraser University)
Presentations Tax Competition and Revenue Equalization
    Sam Bucovetsky (York University)
    Michael Smart (University of Toronto)
  Near-Sighted Justice
    Ed Nosel (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
    Dan Bernhardt (College of Commerce and Business Adminis)
Discussants Steve Mongrain (Simon Fraser University)


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