CEA 43rd Annual Conference
Thursday, May 28 - Sunday, May 31, 2009
University of Toronto, Ontario
 
PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Thu 13:20 - 13:30 Loc. TBA
CLSRN Conference - Welcome/Opening Remarks from Craig Riddell and Cliff Halliwell
Mot de bienvenue de la part de Craig Riddell et Cliff Halliwell
Sponsored by Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network
Organizer Stephen Jones (McMaster University)

Thu 13:30 - 15:00 Loc. TBA
CLSRN: School Entry and Exit
Inscriptions et décrochage
Chair Thomas Lemieux (Univ of British Columbia)
Presentations Ability and Preferences as Key Determinants of the Socio-Economic Gradient in Dropping out of High School
    Kelly Foley (University of British Columbia)
    Giovanni Galipoli (University of British Columbia)
    David Green (University of British Columbia)
  Is September Better than January? The Effect of School Entry Age Laws on Skill Accumulation
    Elizabeth Dhuey (University of Toronto)
    Kelly Bedard (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Discussants Steven Lehrer (Queen's University)
  Daniel Parent (McGill)

Thu 14:00 - 17:00 Loc. TBA
CAES Executive Meeting
Réunion, conseil exécutif, SCAE

Thu 15:30 - 17:00 Loc. TBA
CLSRN: School Quality, Choice and Reputation
Qualité, choix et réputation des écoles
Chair Craig Riddell (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Anti-Lemons: School Reputation and Educational Quality
    W. Bentley Macleod (Columbia University)
    Miguel Urquiola (NBER)
  Does public information about school quality lead to flight from low-achieving schools [abstract]
    Jane Friesen (Centre for Education Research and Policy, Simon Fraser University)
    Mohsen Javdani Haji (Simon Fraser University)
    Simon Woodcock (Simon Fraser University)
Discussants A. Abigail Payne (McMaster University)
  Justin Smith (University of Manitoba)

Thu 16:30 - 18:30 Loc. TBA
CEA Executive Meeting I
Réunion du Conseil exécutif de l'ACÉ I

Thu 17:30 - 19:00 Loc. TBA
Keynote Speaker: Robert LaLonde (University of Chicago),
Conférencier d'ouverture : Robert LaLonde (Université de Chicago)
Chair Stephen Jones (McMaster University)
Speaker Robert LaLonde (University of Chicago)
  The Case for Wage Insurance: Getting Serious about the Consequences of Unemployment

 
 
 
 
 
Friday, May 29, 2009

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CLSRN - Immigration and Labour Markets
Immigration et marchés du travail
Chair David Green (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Why do Recent Immigrations to Canada Struggle in the Labour Market? A Field Experiment with Three Thousand Resumes
    Philip Oreopoulos (University of British Columbia)
  Which Immigrants are Most Innovative and Entrepreneurial? Distinctions by Entry Visa
    Jennifer Hunt (McGill University)
Discussants Mikal Skuterud (University of Waterloo)
  Arthur Sweetman (Queen's University)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Measurement of Human Capital
Les mesures du capital humain
Organizer Barbara Fraumeni (University of Southern Maine)
Chair Serge Coulombe (University of Ottawa)
Presentations Human Development and its Contribution to the Wealth Accounts in Canada [abstract]
    Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)
    Ambrose Wong (Statistics Canada,MicroEconomic Analysis)
  Human Capital in the United States, 1992 to the Present [abstract]
    Michael Christian (Wisconsin Center for Education Research)
  A Categorical Approach to Constructing Jorgenson-Fraumeni Human Capital Accounts [abstract]
    Barbara Fraumeni (University of Southern Maine)
Discussants Doug May (Memorial University)
  Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
  Christopher Robinson (University of Western Ontario)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CSLS-CERP: Education and Aboriginal Canadians
L'éducation et les autochtones canadiens
Sponsored by Centre for the Study of Livng Standards (CSLS)/Centre for Education Research and Policy (CERP)
Organizer Jane Friesen (Centre for Education Research and Policy, Simon Fraser University)
  Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Chair Fred Caron (Indian and Northern Affairs Canada)
Presentations The Effect of Eliminating Aboriginal Economic and Social Gaps on the Fiscal Position [abstract]
    Jean-Francois Arsenault (Centre for the Study for Living Standards )
    Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
    Fraser Cowan (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
  Aboriginal Performance on Standardized Tests: Evidence and Analysis from Provincial Schools in British Columbia [abstract]
    John Richards (Simon Fraser University)
    Aiden Vining (Simon Fraser University)
    David Weimer (University of Wisconsin, Maddison)
  Sorting, Peers, and Achievement of Aboriginal Students in British Columbia [abstract]
    Jane Friesen (Centre for Education Research and Policy, Simon Fraser University)
    Brian Krauth (Simon Fraser University)
  Northern and Self-Declared Aboriginal Student Achievement in Saskatchewan: The 2008 Saskatchewan Education Indicators Report [abstract]
    Larry Steeves (University of Regina)
    Sheila Carr-Stewart (University of Regina)
    Jim Marshall (University of Regina)
Discussants Colin Busby (CD Howe Institute)
  Bert Waslander (Consultant)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Causes of Economic Growth I
Causes de la croissance économique I
Chair Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)
Presentations R&D and Productivity: An Assessment of Robustness [abstract]
    Kul Luintel (Cardiff University)
    Mosahid Khan (WIPO)
  Does the worldwide shift of FDI from manufacturing to services accelerate economic growth- a GMM estimation study? [abstract]
    Nadia Doytch (University of New Haven)
    Merih Uctum (Brooklyn College & Graduate Center, CUNY)
  How Large are Learning Externalities?: Measurement by Calibration [abstract]
    Seung Mo Choi (Washington State University)
Discussants Seung Mo Choi (Washington State University)
  Benjamin Dachis (C.D. Howe Institute)
  Rashid Nikzad (Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO))

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Spatial Economics and Geography
Économie spatiale et géographie
Chair Keith Head (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Market Size Matters, Distance Matters: Effects of Market Density on Product Varieties [abstract]
    Hankook Kim (Industry Canada)
  Firm Entry and Research Spillovers in Spatial Markets [abstract]
    Stavroula Malla (University of Lethbridge)
    Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
  Bank Expansion after the Riegle-Neal Act: The Role of Diversification of Geographic Risk [abstract]
    Victor Aguirregabiria (University of Toronto)
    Robert Clark (HEC Montreal)
    Hui Wang (University of Toronto)
Discussants Anna Yurko (State University - Higher School of Economics)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CESG 1: Identification and Inference
Identification et inférence
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair John W. Galbraith (McGill University)
Presentations Errors-in-variables models: a generalized functions approach [abstract]
    Victoria Zinde-Walsh (McGill University)
  Identifying the Labor Market Search and Matching Model: Some Insights from Structural Estimation [abstract]
    Thomas Lubik (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
  Forecasting expected shortfall with a generalized asymmetric Student-t distribution [abstract]
    Dongming Zhu (HSBC School of Business, Peking Universi)
    John W. Galbraith (McGill University)
  Identification robust inference in structural multivariate factor models with rank restrictions [abstract]
    Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
    Marie-Claude Beaulieu (Université Laval)
    Jean-Marie Dufour (McGill University)
Discussants Liqun Wang (University of Manitoba)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
PEF 1: Income Assistance
Assistance pour le soutien des revenus
Organizer Nick Falvo (Carleton University)
Chair David Wink (Carleton University)
Presentations Measuring Institutions Impacting Unemployment. An Assessment of the Evidence. [abstract]
    Miriam Rehm (The New School for Social Research)
    David Howell (Milano The New School)
  Post-welfare wages and hours of work: evidence from the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics [abstract]
    Andrew Mitchell (University of Toronto)
    Ernie Lightman (University of Toronto)
    Dean Herd (University of Toronto)
  The National Child Benefit [abstract]
    Nick Falvo (Carleton University)
  Income Security for Working Age Adults in Canada: Let's Consider the model under our nose [abstract]
    John Stapleton (Policy Fellow)
Discussants David Hay (Policy Research Initiative)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 1: Research and IP
Recherche et propriété intellectuelle
Chair Elwin Smith (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Presentations Sources of Institutional Failure and Underinvestment in Levy-Funded Agricultural Research
    Murray Fulton (University of Saskatchewan)
    Julian Alston (University of California, Davis)
  Innovation and Farmer Welfare Implications: Patents versus Plant Breeder's Rights
    Viktoriya Galushko (University of Regina)
    Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
  Managing Public IP with Spillovers: Open Access or Exclusive License?
    Stavroula Malla (University of Lethbridge)
    Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 2: International Trade
Commerce international
Chair Jason Grant (Virginia Tech University)
Presentations Trade Liberalization and Bargaining in the Canadian Chicken Industry
    Bruno Larue (Université Laval)
    Sébastien Pouliot (University of California at Davis)
  Trade and Intellectual Property Rights in the Agricultural Seed Sector
    Derek Eaton (Wageningen University)
  The Trade Bias of Environmental Policies in the Automotive Sector
    Sumeet Gulati (University of British Columbia)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CMSG 1: Labour & Human Capital
Travail et capital humain
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Toronto)
Presentations Rising Skill Premium and the Deunionization in the United States
    Baris Kaymak (Universite de Montreal)
    Omer Tugrul Acikgoz (University of Rochester)
  Female Hours and the Labor Wedge
    Simona Cociuba (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
    Alexander Ueberfeldt (Bank of Canada)
  The Heterogeneity and Dynamics of Individual Labour Supply
    Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Toronto)
    Andres Erosa (IMDEA)
    Fuster Luisa (IMDEA)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CEBERG 1: Dragon Slaying and Ballroom Dancing: The Provision of Public Goods
Provisions de biens publics : chasse aux dragons et danse de salon
Organizer Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
  Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
Chair Neil J. Buckley (York University)
Presentations Public Good Provision and the Vote of Confidence [abstract]
    Chloe Tergiman (New York University)
  Heterogeneity, equity and voluntary contributions toward the provision of a public good [abstract]
    Stuart Mestelman (McMaster University)
    Kenneth Chan (City University of Hong Kong)
    Robert Moir (University of New Brunswick Saint John)
    R. Andrew Muller (McMaster University)
  An Experiment on Parallel Public and Private Health Care Financing [abstract]
    Neil J. Buckley (York University)
Discussants Neil J. Buckley (York University)
  Chloe Tergiman (New York University)
  Huan Xie (Concordia University)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Topics in Finance I
Sujets en finance I
Chair Christian Mueller (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)
Presentations On Entrepreneurial Risk-Taking and the Macroeconomic Effects of Financial Constraints [abstract]
    Maik Heinemann (University of Lueneburg)
    Christiane Clemens (University of Hamburg)
  Equity Issuance and Dividend Policy under Commitment [abstract]
    Alexios Anagnostopoulos (Stony Brook University)
    Eva Carceles-Poveda (Stony Brook University)
    Albert Marcet (Instituto de Analisis Economic)
  Puzzle Solver [abstract]
    Christian Mueller (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Determinants of Earnings I
Déterminants du revenu I
Chair Anindya Sen (University of Waterloo)
Presentations Cross Sectional Volatility of Individual Income Processes [abstract]
    Damba Lkhagvasuren (Concordia University)
  Parental employment networks and intergenerational earnings mobility [abstract]
    Patrizio Piraino (Statistics Canada)
    Miles Corak (University of Ottawa)
  Education, Experience and Earnings in Canada: Empirical Evidence from an Extended Mincer Human Capital Model [abstract]
    Zhengxi Lin (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
    Jun Chen (HRSDC)
    Hanqing (Theresa) Qiu (Statistics Canada)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CDESG 1: Aid, Development and Happiness
Aide, développement, et bonheur
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair J. Atsu Amegashie (University of Guelph)
Presentations Aid is Good for the Poor [abstract]
    Kurt Annen (University of Guelph)
    Louise Lund Rants (University of Copenhagen)
    Joniada Milla (University of Guelph)
  Happiness and Foreign Aid [abstract]
    Mak Arvin (Trent University)
    Byron Lew (Trent University)
  The Effect of Transfers on Investment and Economic Growth: Do Remittances and Grants Behave Similarly? [abstract]
    Anupam Das (University of Manitoba)
Discussants Hideki Ariizumi (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  Arvind Magesan (University of Toronto)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Income Distribution
Distribution des revenus
Chair Andrew Heisz (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Friday morning/early afternoon: Tests for Stochastic Dominance in Mobility [abstract]
    Jean-Yves Duclos (Université Laval)
    Yélé Batana (Université de Montréal)
  Low income measurement in Canada: what do different lines tell us? [abstract]
    Xuelin Zhang (Statistics Canada)
  The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Provincial Wage Distributions [abstract]
    James Townsend (University of Winnipeg)
    David Green (University of British Columbia)
Discussants Indranil Dutta (University of Manchester, UK)
  Andrew Heisz (Statistics Canada)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 3: Land
Terre
Chair Wayne Pfeiffer (University of Guelph)
Presentations Farmland Preservation Verdicts - Rezoning Agricultural Land in British Columbia
    Alison J. Eagle (University of Victoria & Wageningen University)
    Tracy E. Stobbe (Trinity Western University)
    Geerte Cotteleer (Wageningen University)
    G. Cornelis van Kooten (University of Victoria)
  Wetland Policy in Canada
    Aaron De Laporte (University of Guelph)
    Alfons Weersink (University of Guelph)
    Kenneth Belcher (University of Saskatchewan)
    Patricia Farnese (University of Saskatchewan)
  A Pilot Watershed Approach for Wetland Restoration and Retention
    John K. Pattison (University of Alberta)
    Peter C. Boxall (University of Alberta)
    Wiktor Adamowicz (University of Alberta)
  The Effect of Windfarms on Nearby Farmland Property Value: A Hedonic Approach
    Ryan McCullough (University of Guelph)
    Brady Deaton (University of Guelph)
    Richard Vyn (University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 4: Market Analysis
Analyses de marchés
Chair Suren Kulshreshtha (Universioty of Saskatchewan)
Presentations Comparisons of Linear Item Pricing Methods for Iterative Multi-unit Reverse Combinatorial Auctions
    M. S. Iftekhar (University of Western Australia)
    A. Hailu (University of Western Australia)
    R. K. Lindner (University of Western Australia)
  Complexity and Choice Experiments with a Quasi-Public Good
    Gerda Kits (University of Alberta)
    Wiktor Adamowicz (University of Alberta)
  Factors that Influence Fishermen's Willingness to Participate in Insurance Programs: A Study of Small Scale Fishermen in Oman
    Msafiri Daudi Mbaga (Sultan Qaboos University)
  The Economic Impact of Chronic Wasting Disease on Hunting in Alberta
    Natalie Zimmer (University of Alberta)
    Wiktor Adamowicz (University of Alberta)
    Peter C. Boxall (University of Alberta)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Development 7: Measurement
Mesure
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University)
Presentations Pauvrete Multidimensionnelle Au Cameroun : Une Alternative Par L'analyse En Composantes Principales [abstract]
    Nadine Teme Angele Manga (University of Yaoundé II, soa)
    Boniface Ngah Epo (University of Yaoundé II)
  Re-Defining `Sustainable Human Development' to Integrate Sustainability and Human Development Goals [abstract]
    Hasnat Dewan (Thompson Rivers University)
  On the Optimal Construction of the Human Development Index [abstract]
    Mehmet Pinar (University of Guelph)
    Thanasis Stengos (University of Guelph)
    Nikolas Topaloglou (Athens University of Economics)
Discussants Jean-Francois Arsenault (Centre for the Study for Living Standards )
  Jean-Yves Duclos (Université Laval)
  Merwan Engineer (University of Victoria)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Economic Federalism
Fédéralisme économique
Chair Marcelin Joanis (Université de Sherbrooke)
Presentations Fiscal Federalism in Germany: Stabilization and Redistribution Before and After Reunification [abstract]
    Ralf Hepp (Fordham University)
    Juergen von Hagen (University of Bonn, Germany)
  The impact of trade liberalization and the fiscal equalization transfer policy on provincial income disparities in Canada: an application of GMM estimation [abstract]
    Alexander Darku (University of Lethbridge)
  Imperfect Competition, Comparative Advantage, and Environmental Federalism [abstract]
    Ida Ferrara (York University)
    Paul Missios (Ryerson University)
    Halis Murat Yildiz (Ryerson University)
Discussants Khawaja Saeed Mamun (Sacred Heart University)
  Constantin Colonescu (Grant MacEwan College)
  Marcelin Joanis (Université de Sherbrooke)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
The Economics of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
L'économie des émissions de gaz à effet de serre
Chair Chi Lok Andrew Yuen (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Presentations Effects of High Oil Prices on the Economy and GHG emissions: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis for Canada [abstract]
    Madanmohan Ghosh (Department of Finance Canada)
  The Impact of Personal Consumption Behaviour on Greenhouse Gas Emissions [abstract]
    Hans Messinger (Atkinson Foundation/STC)
    Chantal Hicks (Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies)
    Joe St. Lawrence (Statistics Canada, Environmental Account)
  Unilateral GHG Control Measure and Aviation Industry: A Theoretical Analysis [abstract]
    Chi Lok Andrew Yuen (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    Anming Zhang (University of British Columbia)
Discussants Jie He (Université de Sherbrooke)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Uncertainty, Information, and Moral Hazard
Incertitude, information et risque moral
Chair Unjy Song (U of British Columbia)
Presentations Strategic Deadlines, Moral Hazard, and Limited Liability [abstract]
    Bo Chen (Southern Methodist University)
  Outsourcing Added Value Operations under Asymmetric Information [abstract]
    Sébastien Mitraille (Toulouse Business School)
    Christophe Bernard (Toulouse Business School)
  Learning, Ambiguity and Life-Cycle Portfolio Allocation [abstract]
    Claudio Campanale (University of Alicante)
Discussants Michele Biavati (Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM))

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CESG 11: Labour Econometrics I
L'économétrie du travail I
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
Chair Christopher Worswick (Carleton University)
Presentations Formation of Heterogeneous Skills and Wage Growth [abstract]
    Shintaro Yamaguchi (McMaster University)
  Estimating the impact of schooling on drinking and drink-related problems from a sample of twins from Australia [abstract]
    Nikolay Zubanov (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis)
    Dinand Webbink (CPB)
  A Dynamic Analysis of Canadian Male Self-Employment: Evidence from SLID [abstract]
    Rayhaneh Esmaeilzadeh (Human Resources and Skills Development)
Discussants Xiaoling Ang (Princeton University)
  Marc Frenette (Statistics Canada)
  Christopher Worswick (Carleton University)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Monetary Economics: 3-Slide Session
Économie monétaire: séance 3 diapositives
Chair Kuan Xu (Dalhousie University)
Presentations The effectiveness of Monetary Policy in China: a DSGE model analysis [abstract]
    Xue Zhao (Carleton University)
  Money, capital and banking [abstract]
    Haitao Xiang (Simon Fraser University)
  On The "Hot Potato" Effect of Inflation [abstract]
    Lucy Qian Liu (Queen's University)
    Liang Wang (University of Pennsylvania)
    Randall Wright (University of Pennsylvania)
  Home Production of Services, Price Stickiness, and the Sectoral Effects of a Monetary Shock [abstract]
    Constant Lonkeng Ngouana (Université de Montréal)
  Optimal Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy With Segmented Asset Market and Sticky Prices [abstract]
    Subrata Sarker (University of British Columbia)
Discussants Oleksiy Kryvstov (Bank of Canada)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Microfoundations of Macroeconomics
Microfondements de la macroéconomique
Chair Jean-Philippe Cayen (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Optimal Fiscal Policy in a Search Environment [abstract]
    Betty Daniel (Federal Reserve Board)
    Robert Martin (Federal REserve Board)
  Credit Market Imperfections and International Financial Integration in a Heterogeneous Agent Model [abstract]
    Christiane Clemens (University of Hamburg)
    Maik Heinemann (University of Lueneburg)
  Bank Capital, Housing and Credit Constraints [abstract]
    Daniel Solomon (Universite de Montreal)
    Jing Yang (Bank of England)
Discussants Jean-Philippe Cayen (Bank of Canada)
  Maher Khaznaji (Université du Québec à Montréal)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Macroeconomics and Labour Markets I
Macroéconomie et marchés du travail I
Chair Francesco Furlanetto (Norges Bank)
Presentations Firm Entry and Labor Market Dynamics [abstract]
    Enchuan Shao (Bank of Canada)
    Pedro Silos (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
  Stability versus Flexibility: The Role of Temporary Workers in Labour Adjustment [abstract]
    Danny Leung (Statistics Canada)
    Shutao Cao (Bank of Canada)
  Sensitivity of Impulse Responses to Small Low Frequency Co-movements: Reconciling the Evidence on the Effects of Technology Shocks [abstract]
    Alex Maynard (University of Guelph)
    Nikolay Gospodinov (Concordia University)
    Elena Pesavento (Emory University)
Discussants Marianna Kudlyak (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
  Cevat Kayahan (Acadia University)
  Francesco Furlanetto (Norges Bank)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Trade Agreements
Accords commerciaux
Chair Bernard Beaudreau (Université Laval)
Presentations Limited Incremental Linking and Unlinked Trade Agreements [abstract]
    Richard Chisik (Florida International University)
  Domestic Policies, Hidden protection and the GATT/WTO [abstract]
    Claustre Bajona (Ryerson University)
    Josh Ederington (University of Kentucky)
  A Political Economy Theory of Subsidy Agreements [abstract]
    Daniel Brou (University of Western Ontario)
    Michele Ruta (World Trade Organization)
Discussants Xiaohua Bao (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

Fri 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Exchange Rates
Taux de change
Chair Wei Dong (Bank of Canada)
Presentations The Duration of the Exchange Rate and Financial Account Regimes: A Multiple Destinations Model Approach [abstract]
    Raul Razo-Garcia (Carleton University)
  Real exchange rate volatility and exchange rate regimes: Neutrality, complementarities and announcements [abstract]
    Guillermo Vuletin (Colby College)
    Jorge Carrera (Central Bank of Argentina)
  Does Monetary Policy Credibility Matter for Exchange Rate Volatility? A Small Open Economy Case [abstract]
    Shengzu Wang (Fudan University)
Discussants Purba Mukerji (Connecticut College)
  Richard Watuwa (Cape Breton University)
  Wei Dong (Bank of Canada)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
State of the Art Lecture - Robert Feenstra
État des connaissances - Robert Feenstra
Chair Keith Head (University of British Columbia)
Speaker Robert C. Feenstra (University of California at Davis)
  Measuring the Gains from Trade Under Monopolistic Competition

Fri 10:30 - 12:30 Loc. TBA
CLSRN - Changing Canadian Inequality
L'évolution des inégalités au Canada
Chair Michael Smith (McGill University)
Presentations The Prince and the Pauper: Movement of Children Up and Down the Canadian Income Distribution, 1994-2004
    Shelley Phipps (Dalhousie University)
    Peter Burton (Dalhousie University)
  Trends in Earnings Inequality Among Canadian Men, 1985-2005
    Yuri Ostrovsky (Statistics Canada)
  Changes in Income and Income Inequality Among Seniors in Canada
    Tammy Schirle (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Discussants Michael Baker (University of Toronto)
  Charles Beach (Queen's University)
  Garnett Picot (Garnett Picot)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CWEN Panel: The Status of Women Economists: An International Comparison
Le statut des économistes femmes : une comparaison internationale
Organizer Yanling Wang (Carleton University)
Chair Christine Neill (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Panelists Janice Compton (University of Manitoba)
  Xiao-yuan Dong (University of Winnipeg)
  Barbara Fraumeni (University of Southern Maine)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CSLS-CD HOWE: Policies to Foster the Human Capital Development of Aboriginal Canadians
Politiques pour favoriser le développement du capital humain des autochtones canadiens
Organizer John Richards (Simon Fraser University)
  Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Chair Rick Van Loon (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Panelists Dan Beavon (Indian and Northern Affairs Canada)
  Roberta Jamieson (National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation)
  Kathleen Keenan (Indian and Northern Affairs Canada)
  John McCallum (MP)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Causes of Economic Growth II
Déterminants de la croissance économique
Chair Lena Suchanek (Bank of Canada)
Presentations FDI and Economic Growth: the Role of Gradual Financial Deregulation [abstract]
    Qichun He (Central University of Finance and Economics)
    Meng Sun (University of British Columbia)
  Effects of TRIPS on Growth, Welfare and Income Inequality in an R&D-Growth Model [abstract]
    Angus C. Chu (Academia Sinica)
    Shin-Kun Peng (Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica)
  Does Saving really matter for Growth in Developing Countries? The Case of a Small Open Economy [abstract]
    Olajide Oladipo (Medgar Evers College/CUNY)
Discussants Nadia Doytch (University of New Haven)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Topics in Transportation
Sujets en économie des transports
Chair Hankook Kim (Industry Canada)
Presentations Airport governance, regulation and financing: an international survey of stakeholder experience and opinion. [abstract]
    William Morrison (Wilfrid Laurier University)
    David Gillen (University of British Columbia)
  Impact of Edmonton Light Rail Transit on Property Values and Urban Development [abstract]
    Rafat Alam (Grant MacEwan College)
    Shahidul Islam (Grant MacEwan College)
  Transportation Costs, International Rivalry between Landlocked and Costal Countries, and Strategic Transportation Policies [abstract]
    Yasunori Ishii (Waseda University)
    Normizan Barkar (Waseda University)
Discussants Victor Aguirregabiria (University of Toronto)
  Hankook Kim (Industry Canada)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CESG 2: Non-Standard Inference I
Inférence non standard
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair James MacKinnon (Queen's University)
Presentations Edgeworth Expansions for GEL and GMM Estimators [abstract]
    Gubhinder Kundhi (Carleton University)
    Paul Rilstone (York University)
  Nonparametric Least Squares Estimation in Derivative Families [abstract]
    Adonis Yatchew (University of Toronto)
    Peter Hall (University of Melbourne)
  Confidence sets for covariances between errors and endogenous regressors [abstract]
    Firmin Doko Tchatoka (Université de Montréal)
    Jean-Marie Dufour (McGill University)
Discussants Russell Davidson (McGill University)
  Victoria Zinde-Walsh (McGill University)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
PEF 2: Poverty and the Welfare State
Pauvreté et l'état-providence
Organizer Nick Falvo (Carleton University)
Chair David Wink (Carleton University)
Presentations The Growth and Composition of Government Spending in Canada: The Contrained Welfare State [abstract]
    George Fallis (York University)
  The Shift in Canadian Immigration Policy and Unheeded Lessons of the Live-in Caregiver Program [abstract]
    Salimah Valiani (Carleton University)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 5: Economics of Food Safety
Économie de l'innocuité des aliments
Chair Jill E. Hobbs (University of Saskatchewan)
Presentations Measures Used to Rank the Efficacy and Effectiveness of Food Safety Interventions - How to Find a Way Through the Maze?
    Claudia Schmidt (George Morris Centre)
    John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
    Spencer Henson (University of Guelph)
  A Comparative Analysis of Consumer Attitudes towards Food Safety, Animal Testing and Traceability in the Meat Industry between Japan and Canada;
    Ashwina Aubeeluck (University of Alberta)
    Ellen Goddard (University of Alberta)
    Tomas Nilsson (University of Alberta)
  Consumers' Concerns about Animal Feed and Animal Production in Canada
    Zoia Komirenko (University of Alberta)
    Michele Veeman (University of Alberta)
    Jim Unterschultz (University of Alberta)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 6: Environment
Environnement
Chair Jing Zhang (University of Saskatchewan)
Presentations The Impact of Climate Change on Canadian Agriculture: Inclusion of Global Price Change Effects in the Ricardian Model
    Afshin Amiraslany (University of Saskatchewan)
  Cost-Effectiveness of Agri-Environmental Policies: A Comparative Analysis of Sediment Abatement Policies in Canada, the EU and the US
    Alfons Weersink (University of Guelph)
    John Baptist D. Jatoe (University of Guelph)
    B. James Deaton (University of Guelph)
    Emmanuel Yiridoe (Nova Scotia Agricultural College)
  Factors Influencing Prairie Producers' Attitudes towards Climate Change
    Wei He (University of Saskatchewan)
    Richard Schoney (University of Saskatchewan)
    James Nolan (University of Saskatchewan)
  Benefit-Cost of Ecological Goods and Services Production by Agricultural Producers in Saskatchewan
    Brad Dollevoet (University of Alberta)
    Scott Jeffrey (University of Alberta)
    Jim Unterschultz (University of Alberta)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CMSG 2: Growth and Development
Croissance et développement
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Nils-Petter Lagerlof (York University)
Presentations Corruption in Higher Education Systems
    Douwere Grekou (University of Western Ontario)
  Structural Transformation and Regional Growth Dynamics
    Trevor Tombe (University of Toronto)
  The New Foreign Aid Promise
    Sylvain Dessy (Universite Laval)
    Francis Andrianarison (Université Laval)
    Desire Vencatachellum (African Development Bank)
  From Malthusian War to Solowian Peace
    Nils-Petter Lagerlof (York University)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CEBERG 2: Classic Behavioral Phenomena: Impatience, Regret, Loss Aversion and Time Inconsistencies
Phénomènes comportementaux classiques: impatience, regret, aversion aux pertes et incohérence dynamique
Organizer Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
  Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
Chair Kam Yu (Lakehead University)
Presentations Diminishing Impatience and Time Inconsistency: an Experimental Study [abstract]
    Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
  Does regret explain why people search too little? A model of sequential search with anticipated regret and rejoicing [abstract]
    Zhiquan(Darren) Weng (The Ohio State University)
  The Economic Analysis of Blackjack: An Application of Prospect Theory [abstract]
    Kam Yu (Lakehead University)
    Huan Wang (Lakehead University)
Discussants Jim Engle-Warnick (McGill University)
  Philippe Gregoire (Université Laval)
  Andreas Park (University of Toronto)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Topics in Finance II
Sujets en finance
Chair Christian Mueller (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)
Presentations Term Structure of Monetary Policy Expectations [abstract]
    Jean-Sébastien Fontaine (Bank of Canada)
  Informed Trading and Divergence of Opinion- Evidence from the U.S. Treasury Market [abstract]
    Ingrid (Ka Man) Lo (Bank of Canada)
    George Jiang (University of Arizona)
  The leverage effect in multivariate stochastic volatility models [abstract]
    Razvan Sufana (York University)
Discussants Christian Mueller (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Wages: the Gender Gap
Salaires : l'écart hommes-femmes
Chair Damba Lkhagvasuren (Concordia University)
Presentations Not my mother's labour market; EVOLUTION OF THE GENDER PAY GAP [abstract]
    Marie Drolet (Statistics Canada)
  Industrial Composition, Bargaining, and the Gender Wage Gap: Evidence from U.S. Cities [abstract]
    Chris Bidner (University of New South Wales)
    Ben Sand (University of British Columbia and UC Berkeley)
  Human capital investment and gender gap: evidence from China's economic reforms [abstract]
    Haoming Liu (National University of Singapore)
Discussants Baris Kaymak (Universite de Montreal)
  Markus Poschke (McGill University)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CDESG 2: Labour Markets in Developing Countries
Marchés du travail dans les pays en voie de développement
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Ousmane Faye (African Population & Health Research Centre - APHRC)
Presentations Status Concerns and Labour Market Participation in Developing Countries: Evidence from Rural India [abstract]
    Mukesh Eswaran (University of British Columbia)
    Bharat Ramaswami (Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi)
    Wilima Wadhwa (Indian Statistical Institute & ASER)
  Enforcement and Compliance with Labor Regulations [abstract]
    Lucas Ronconi (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)
  Gender Differences in Labour Market Participation During Conflict: Evidence from Displaced People's Camps in Northern Uganda [abstract]
    Kim Lehrer (University of British Columbia)
Discussants Lindsay Tedds (University of Victoria)
  Russell Toth (Cornell University)
  Shun Wang (University of British Columbia)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Income Inequality: Consequences and Policy Responses
Inégalité des revenus: conséquences et mesures politiques
Chair Jean-Yves Duclos (Université Laval)
Presentations Family allowances and child school attendance. An ex ante evaluation of alternative schemes in Uruguay [abstract]
    Verónica Amarante (Universidad de la República)
    Rodrigo Arim (Universidad de la República)
    Andrea Vigorito (Universidad de la República)
    Gioia De Melo (Universidad de la República)
  Poverty and Income Support for Immigrants and Natives In The European Union: Evidence From The EUSILC [abstract]
    Karen Robson (York University)
    Timothy M Smeeding (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    Coady Wing (Syracuse University)
  Revisiting the link between income and children outcome: An analysis using exogenous income shocks within families [abstract]
    Ping Ching Winnie Chan (Statistics Canada)
    Marc Frenette (Statistics Canada)
Discussants Jean-Yves Duclos (Université Laval)
  Xuelin Zhang (Statistics Canada)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 7: Farm Income and Regional Development
Revenu agricole et développement régional
Chair Kurt Klein (University of Lethbridge)
Presentations Exploration of Convergence in Income and Human Capital at the Sub-Provincial Level in Canada
    Derek Brewin (University of Manitoba)
    James Young (Purdue University)
  The Role of Entrepreneurship in Canadian Economic Growth
    Lukas Matejovsky (University of Alberta)
    Sandeep Mohapatra (University of Alberta)
    Bodo Steiner (University of Alberta)
  The Nature and Extent of Federal Agri-Food Programs' Contributions to Farm Income Stability in Canada
    Rakhal Sarker (University of Guelph)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 8 - CAES Symposium: The Economic Evolution of Supply Management Systems in Canada
Évolution économique des systèmes de gestion de l'approvisionnement au Canada
Organizer Al Mussell (George Morris Centre)
Chair Rick Barichello (University of British Columbia)
Presentations An Economic Model of Quota Credits for Turkey Exports in Canada
    Al Mussell (George Morris Centre)
  Supply Management and Niche Products: Understanding the Challenges
    Harry Stoddart (Stoddart Consulting)
    Al Mussell (George Morris Centre)
  Policies for the Evolution of Supply Management in Canada
    Dave Hope (University of Guelph)
  Implication of Strategic Pricing of Milk According to End-Use Class
    Al Mussell (George Morris Centre)
    Anatoliy Oginskyy (George Morris Centre)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Development 2: Social capital in development
Développement II : le capital social dans le développement
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Marcos Agurto (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Social Capital and Managing the Firewood Commons [abstract]
    Kathy Baylis (University of Illinois)
    Wang Shun (University of British Columbia)
    Gong Yazhen (University of British Columbia)
  Village Temples, Social Capital and Rotating Labor Associations: Evidence from Rural China [abstract]
    Shun Wang (University of British Columbia)
  The Role of Social Capital in the Adoption of Firewood Efficient Stoves in the Northern Peruvian Andeans [abstract]
    Marcos Agurto (University of British Columbia)
Discussants Marcos Agurto (University of British Columbia)
  Kathy Baylis (University of Illinois)
  Ousmane Faye (African Population & Health Research Centre - APHRC)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Social Capital, Public Goods, and Cooperation
Capital social, biens publics et coopération
Chair James Townsend (University of Winnipeg)
Presentations The effect of social diversity on volunteering: Evidence from New Zealand [abstract]
    Jeremy Clark (University of Canterbury)
    Bonggeun Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
  Together But Separate: Ethnic Heterogeneity, Ethno-nationalism and Public Goods Provision [abstract]
    Eik Swee (University of Toronto)
  People who care, people who share [abstract]
    Adian McFarlane (Human Resources & Skills Development Canada)
    Lindsay Tedds (University of Victoria)
Discussants Muhammed Islam (Concordia University)
  James Townsend (University of Winnipeg)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Determinants of Environmental Damage
Déterminants des dommages environnementaux
Chair Yazid Dissou (University of Ottawa)
Presentations The environmental resource curse hypothesis: the forest case. [abstract]
    Philippe Delacote (INRA, AGROPARITHEC-ENGREF and BETA)
    Olivier Damette (Banque de France and BETA CNRS)
  The environmental Kuznets curve for CO2 emissions in Canada [abstract]
    Patrick Richard (Universite de Sherbrooke)
    Jie He (Université de Sherbrooke)
  Can Geography Explain Canada's Emission Intensity? [abstract]
    Tahir Abdi (Finance Canada)
Discussants Madanmohan Ghosh (Department of Finance Canada)
  Hans Messinger (Atkinson Foundation/STC)
  Chi Lok Andrew Yuen (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Policy, Social Welfare, and Quality of Life
Information et incertitude
Chair Jesse Matheson (University of Calgary)
Presentations Policy Announcements and Welfare [abstract]
    Vadym Lepetyuk (University of Alicante)
    Christian Stoltenberg (University of Amsterdam)
  Gradient Indices and the Aggregate Performance of Industries [abstract]
    Hugo Pedro Boff (UFRJ-Univ.Fed.Rio de Janeiro)
  Quality-of-Life, Firm Productivity, and the Value of Amenities across Canadian Cities [abstract]
    David Albouy (University of Michigan and NBER)
    Fernando Leibovici (New York University)
Discussants Sukhwinder Bagi (Bloomsburg University)
  Jesse Matheson (University of Calgary)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Econometric Theory: 3-Slide Session
Théorie économétrique : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
Presentations Level Crossing Random Walk Test Robust To The Presence Of Structural Breaks [abstract]
    Vitali Alexeev (University of Guelph)
    Alex Maynard (University of Guelph)
  Instrumental Variables Estimation and Weak-Identification-Robust Inference Based on Conditional Quantile Restriction [abstract]
    Shinichi Sakata (University of British Columbia)
    Vadim Marmer (University of British Columbia)
  Minimum Distance Estimator for Endogenous Regressors Model with Latent Instruments [abstract]
    Mohammed Bouaddi (HEC-Montreal)
  An Asymptotic Expansion of the Distribution of the DM Test Statistic [abstract]
    Wanling Huang (Concordia University)
    Artem Prokhorov (Concordia University)
  On estimation of Hybrid Choice Models [abstract]
    Ricardo Alvarez-Daziano (Université Laval)
    Denis Bolduc (Université Laval)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Macroeconomics I: 3-Slide Session
Macroéconomie: séance 3 diapositives
Chair Michael Parkin (University of Western Ontario)
Presentations Delayed Output Response to a Productivity Shock in a Monetary Search Model [abstract]
    Ling Sun (University of Toronto)
  Oil Price Shocks, U.S. Monetary Policy and Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Canada [abstract]
    Keqiang Hou (McMaster University)
  Performance pay, job design and wage inequality [abstract]
    Zhe Li (University of Toronto)
    Moritz Ritter (University of Toronto)
  Inflation, Currency Coexistence and Dollarization [abstract]
    Mei Dong (Simon Fraser University)
    Janet Hua Jiang (University of Manitoba)
  A transitional lifecycle analysis of ending mandatory retirement in Canada [abstract]
    Katerina Koka (University of Guelph)
    Stephen Kosempel (University of Guelph)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Macroeconomics and the Canadian Economy
La théorie macroéconomique et l'économie canadienne
Chair Betty Daniel (Federal Reserve Board)
Presentations How important are financial shocks for the Canadian business cycle? [abstract]
    Shin-Ichi Nishiyama (Bank of Canada)
  Dynamic Economic Modelling of Canada as a Small Open Economy Under Climate Change [abstract]
    Jacob Wibe (University of Western Ontario)
    Jim Davies (University of Western Ontario)
    Karen Kopecky (University of Western Ontario)
    James MacGee (University of Western Ontario)
  The Relative Income Hypothesis [abstract]
    Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado (McGill University)
    Ngo Van Long (McGill University)
Discussants Daniel Solomon (Universite de Montreal)
  Christiane Clemens (University of Hamburg)
  Betty Daniel (Federal Reserve Board)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Macroeconomics and Labour Markets II
Macroéconomie et marchés du travail II
Chair Enchuan Shao (Bank of Canada)
Presentations The unemployment correlation puzzle [abstract]
    Francesco Furlanetto (Norges Bank)
    Tommy Sveen (Norges Bank)
  The cyclicality of the user cost of labor with search and matching [abstract]
    Marianna Kudlyak (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
  The Impact of Macroeconomic Fluctuations on Training Decisions [abstract]
    Cevat Kayahan (Acadia University)
    Miana Plesca (University of Guelph)
    Vincenzo Caponi (Ryerson University)
Discussants Danny Leung (Statistics Canada)
  Enchuan Shao (Bank of Canada)

Fri 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Topics in International Finance
Sujets en finance internationale
Chair Gregor Smith (Queen's University)
Presentations The Economic Determinants of Border Crossings [abstract]
    Ambarish Chandra (University of British Columbia)
    Mariano Tappata (University of British Columbia)
  How to Explain the High Prices in Switzerland? [abstract]
    Rolf Weder (University of Basel)
    Christoph Sax (University of Basel)
  A new solution to the Purchasing Power Parity puzzles: Risk aversion, exchange rate uncertainty and the Law of One Price [abstract]
    Michael Arghyrou (Cardiff Business School)
    Andros Gregoriou (Norwich Business School)
    Panayiotis Pourpourides (Cardiff University)
Discussants Gregor Smith (Queen's University)

Fri 12:00 - 12:30 Loc. TBA
IDRC Doctoral Awards presented by Jean Claude Dumais
CRDI bourses de doctorat

Fri 12:00 - 14:00 Loc. TBA
PEF AGM and Lunch
Assemblée générale et dîner

Fri 12:00 - 14:00 Loc. TBA
CJE Lunch
Dîner RCE

Fri 12:00 - 14:00 Loc. TBA
CWEN Luncheon: Speaker: Frances Woolley (Carleton University) - A Celebration of CWEN
Dîner CWEN : Conférencière : Frances Woolley (Université Carleton) - Une célébration du CWEN

Fri 12:30 - 13:00 Loc. TBA
CLSRN: Closing Remarks from Craig Riddell and Cliff Halliwell
Mot de la fin de la part de Craig Riddell et Cliff Halliwell

Fri 12:30 - 14:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 9: Plenary I: Discussion on Future Directions
Séance pléniaire CAES I: discussion ouverte sur les orientations futures
Chair Dave Culver (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Children's Health
Santé des enfants
Chair Courtney Ward (University of Toronto)
Presentations The Impact of Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program on Child Obesity [abstract]
    Schmeiser Maximilian (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  The Role of Chronic Conditions in Canadian Children's Health Status [abstract]
    Claire de Oliveira (CD Howe Institute)
  Housing, Neighbourhoods, and Canadian Children's Health Outcomes [abstract]
    Lynda Gagne (University of Victoria)
Discussants Ardeshir Sepehri (University of Manitoba)
  Courtney Ward (University of Toronto)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
State of the Art Lecture - Christopher Mayer
État des connaissances - Christopher Mayer
Chair Will Strange (University of Toronto)
Speaker Christopher J. Mayer (Columbia University)
  Lessons Learned from the Housing and Credit Crisis

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CAES 9: Plenary II: Presidential and Fellow Addresses
Plénière CAES II: discour présidentiel et discour du membre émérite
Chair Lars Brink (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Panelists Bruce Huff (Huff and Associates)
  William A. Kerr (University of Saskatchewan)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CABE: Forecasting in Uncertain Times: The Macroeconomic & Financial Outlook for 2009/2010
Perspectives économiques et financières pour 2009/2010
Organizer Craig Alexander (TD Bank Financial Group)
Chair David Cape (Ryerson University)
Panelists Craig Alexander (TD Bank Financial Group)
  Derek Holt (Scotia Capital)
  Benjamin Tal (CIBC World Markets Inc.)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Defense and Security Economics
Économie de la défense et de la sécurité nationale
Organizer Ugurhan Berkok (Royal Military College of Canada, Chair, MA-DMP)
Chair Ben Solomon (CORA, Defence Research and Development Canada)
Presentations The Relationship between Timing of Third-Party Intervention and Duration of Conflict: A Theoretical Analysis
    Shane Sanders (Nicholls State University)
  Optimal Fleet Replacement and Forecasting Under Uncertainty: The CP-140A Arcturus Maritime Surveillance Aircraft [abstract]
    David Maybury (Department of National Defence)
  Terrorist networks, support, and delegation [abstract]
    Kevin Siqueira (University of Texas at Dallas)
    Todd Sandler (University of Texas at Dallas)
Discussants J. Atsu Amegashie (University of Guelph)
  Ugurhan Berkok (Royal Military College of Canada, Chair, MA-DMP)
  Leeland Morin (Queen's University)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Productivity Growth I
Croissance de la productivité I
Chair Lili Hao (Industry Canada)
Presentations Estimating the Productivity Selection and Technology Spillover Effects of Imports [abstract]
    Ram Acharya (Industry Canada)
    Wolfgang Keller (University of Colorado at Boulder, NBER)
  ICT Spillovers and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Canadian Industries [abstract]
    Malick Souare (Industry Canada)
    Weimin Wang (Industry Canada)
  Ownership Change and Plant Performance in Canadian Manufacturing Industries [abstract]
    Guy Gellatly (Statistics Canada)
Discussants Qichun He (Central University of Finance and Economics)
  Angus C. Chu (Academia Sinica)
  Olajide Oladipo (Medgar Evers College/CUNY)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Gasoline Markets
Les marchés de l'essence
Chair Jason Stevens (Cape Breton University)
Presentations Conspiracy at the Pump [abstract]
    Can Erutku (York University, Glendon College)
    Vincent Hildebrand (York University, Glendon College)
  Supermarket and Gasoline: An Empirical Study of Bundled Discount [abstract]
    Zhongmin Wang (Northeastern University)
  Collusive Oligopoly And Gasoline Price Regulation In Nova Scotia [abstract]
    Pyare Arya (Saint Mary's University)
Discussants Rafat Alam (Grant MacEwan College)
  William Morrison (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CESG 3: Non-Standard Inference II
Inférence non standard II
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair Victoria Zinde-Walsh (McGill University)
Presentations Bootstrapping stationary invertible VARMA models in echelon form: A simulation evidence [abstract]
    Tarek Jouini (University of Windsor)
  U-Statistic Type Tests for Structural Breaks in Linear Regression Models [abstract]
    William Pouliot (City University)
    Jose Olmo (City University)
  Evolution of Firm Dynamics: With Minimal Assumptions [abstract]
    David Jacho-Chavez (Indiana University)
    Kim Huynh (Indiana University)
    Robert Petrunia (Lakehead University)
    Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Discussants Victor Aguirregabiria (University of Toronto)
  Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Alex Maynard (University of Guelph)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
PEF Keynote Speaker: Paul Davidson
Conférencier d'ouverture : Paul Davidson
Speaker Paul Davidson (University of Tennessee)
  Efficient Market Theory vs. Keynes's Liquidity Theory: Alternative Explanations of the Operations of a Capitalist System

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Mergers
Fusions
Chair Mariano Tappata (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Mergers with Technological and Cultural Differences [abstract]
    Patrick de Lamirande (Cape Breton University)
    Can Erutku (York University, Glendon College)
  Cross-border Mergers and Hollowing-out [abstract]
    Oana Secrieru (Bank of Canada)
    Marianne Vigneault (Bishop's University)
  On profitability and welfare effects of downstream mergers [abstract]
    Joel Sandonis (University of Alicante)
    Ramon Fauli-Oller (University of Alicante)
Discussants Henry Thille (University of Guelph)
  Debapriya Sen (Ryerson University)
  Mariano Tappata (University of British Columbia)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CMSG 3: International Macro
Macroéconomie internationale
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
Presentations International Grade Dynamics and Intermediate Inputs
    Ananth Ramanarayanan (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
  Real Exchange Rate Differences in Canada and the US: 1928-1936 [abstract]
    Christopher Hajzler (University of Western Ontario)
    James MacGee (University of Western Ontario)
  On the Optimality of Economic Integration
    Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
    Nelnan Koumtingue (Universite de Montreal and UN)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CEBERG 3: Financial Decisions
Décisions financières
Organizer Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
  Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
Chair Philippe Gregoire (Université Laval)
Presentations Willingness to Pay to Avoid Future Risk [abstract]
    Jim Engle-Warnick (McGill University)
    Julie Heroux (CIRANO)
    Claude Montmarquette (CIRANO)
  HHerding, Contrarianism and Delay in Financial Market Trading [abstract]
    Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
    Daniel Sgroi (University of Warwick)
  The disposition effect when the outcome really matters [abstract]
    Philippe Grégoire (Université Laval)
    James Eaves (Université Laval)
Discussants Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
  Zhiquan(Darren) Weng (The Ohio State University)
  Kam Yu (Lakehead University)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Responses to Financial Risk and Loss
Réponses à la crise financière
Chair Razvan Sufana (York University)
Presentations Credit Crises, Risk Managment Systems and Liquidity Modelling [abstract]
    Frank Milne (Queen's University & Bank of Canada)
  Common (Stock) Sense about Risk-Shifting and Bank Bailouts [abstract]
    (Wendy) Yan Wu (Wilfrid Laurier University)
    Linus Wilson (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
  Firm closure, financial loss and the consequences for an entrepreneurial restart [abstract]
    Georg Metzger (ZEW Centre for European Economic Research)
Discussants Razvan Sufana (York University)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Determinants of Earnings II
Déterminants du revenu
Chair Stephanie Lluis (University of Waterloo)
Presentations Wage Growth Decomposition: Changes in Pay-rate and Occupational Mix [abstract]
    Ian Cahill (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    Zachary Pritchard (Treasury Board Secretariat)
  Do better publications result in higher salaries for academics? Empirical evidence from the Ontario Salary Disclosure Act. [abstract]
    Anindya Sen (University of Waterloo)
    Hideki Ariizumi (Wilfrid Laurier University)
    Natasha De Sousa (University of British Columbia)
  The Growth of Family Earnings Inequality in Canada, 1980-2005 [abstract]
    Tammy Schirle (Wilfrid Laurier University)
    Yuqian Lu (Statistics Canada)
    René Morissette (Statistics Canada)
Discussants Stephanie Lluis (University of Waterloo)
  Mike Veall (McMaster University)
  Frances Woolley (Carleton University)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CDESG 3: Development and Economic Growth
Développement et croissance économique
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Sripad Motiram (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research)
Presentations The impact of FDI on growth, employment and inequality: the Argentine experience [abstract]
    Andres Lopez (Mercosur Network of Economic Research)
    Daniel Chudnovsky (Centro de Investigaciones para la Transf)
    Eugenia Orlicki (Centro de Investigaciones para la Transf)
  Military Spending and Economic Growth in South Asia: An Empirical Investigation [abstract]
    Wimal Rankaduwa (University of Prince Edward Island)
  An Endogenous-Growth Model of Migration and Remittances [abstract]
    Tiana Rambeloma (Universite Laval)
    Sylvain Dessy (Universite Laval)
Discussants Andres Lopez (Mercosur Network of Economic Research)
  Olajide Oladipo (Medgar Evers College/CUNY)
  Wimal Rankaduwa (University of Prince Edward Island)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Unemployment
Chômage
Chair Lars Vilhuber (Cornell University)
Presentations Is the general use of benefit sanctions really effective to activate the unemployed? Evidence from welfare recipients in Germany [abstract]
    Stephan Thomsen (University of Magdeburg)
    Bernhard Boockmann (IAW Tübingen)
    Thomas Walter (ZEW Mannheim)
  Killing Them With Kindness: Negative Distributional Externalities of Increasing UI Benefits [abstract]
    John Haisken-DeNew (University of Bochum)
    Matthias Vorell (RWI Essen)
  Unemployment in an Interdependent World [abstract]
    Gabriel Felbermayr (University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim)
    Mario Larch (Ifo Institute and University of Munic)
    Wolfgang Lechthaler (Kiel University)
Discussants Verónica Amarante (Universidad de la República)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
RCEA Canada I: Common Currency for North America
Union monétaire pour l'Amérique du Nord
Organizer Jerzy Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Chair Angelo Melino (University of Toronto)
Panelists Richard Harris (Simon Fraser University)
  Jerzy Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  Michael Parkin (University of Western Ontario)
  Christopher Ragan (Finance Canada)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Development 3: Topics in Development
Développement 3 :
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Shun Wang (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Social Interactions and the Spread of Corruption: Evidence from the Health Sector of Vietnam [abstract]
    Van-Hai Nguyen (Concordia University)
  The Dynamic Implications Of Wage Changes On [abstract]
    Anthony Gyapong (Penn State University)
    John Baffoe-Bonnie (Penn State University)
Discussants Kathy Baylis (University of Illinois)
  Mukesh Eswaran (University of British Columbia)
  Ousmane Faye (African Population & Health Research Centre - APHRC)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Politicians and Government Expenditure
Politiciens et institutions
Chair Alexander Darku (University of Lethbridge)
Presentations On the Relationship between Trade Openness and Government Size: Does disaggregating government expenditure matter? [abstract]
    Manish Pandey (University of Winnipeg)
    Michael Benarroch (University of Winnipeg)
  Institutions and Convergence of Government Expenditure Structure across Regimes [abstract]
    Muhammed Islam (Concordia University)
Discussants Alexander Darku (University of Lethbridge)
  Ralf Hepp (Fordham University)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Contingent Valuation
Évaluation contingente
Chair Tahir Abdi (Finance Canada)
Presentations The value of the willingness to pay for mortality risk reduction in China: a contingent valuation survey analysis [abstract]
    Jie He (Université de Sherbrooke)
    Hua Wang (The World Bank)
    Thomas Poder (CHUS, Québec, Canada)
  Respondent Experience and Endogeneity Bias in the Contingent Valuation of Whales: a Multivariate Probit Approach [abstract]
    Nikita Lyssenko (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
    Roberto Martínez-Espiñeira (St Francis Xavier University)
  Alternative approaches to dealing with respondent uncertainty in contingent valuation: a comparative analysis [abstract]
    Roberto Martínez-Espiñeira (St Francis Xavier University)
    Nikita Lyssenko (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Discussants Philippe Delacote (INRA, AGROPARITHEC-ENGREF and BETA)
  Patrick Richard (Universite de Sherbrooke)
  Tahir Abdi (Finance Canada)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Financial Econometrics: 3-Slide Session
Économétrie financière : séance 3 diapositives
Chair John W. Galbraith (McGill University)
Presentations Assessing the Nature of Pricing Inefficiencies via Realized Measures [abstract]
    Rachidi Kotchoni (Université de montréal, CIREQ)
    Marine Carrasco (University of Montreal, CIRANO, CIREQ)
  Historical Trends in Volatility Forecast Skill [abstract]
    Hui Jun Zhang (McGill University)
    John W. Galbraith (McGill University)
  Modelling Realized Covariances [abstract]
    Xin Jin (University of Toronto)
    John Maheu (University of Toronto)
    Tom McCurdy (U of Toronto and CIRANO)
  Return Volatility and Volume: An Approach via Independence Component Analysis [abstract]
    Jing Wu (University of Western Ontario)
  Extracting bull and bear markets from stock returns [abstract]
    Yong Song (University of Toronto)
    John Maheu (University of Toronto)
    Tom McCurdy (U of Toronto and CIRANO)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Public Economics: 3-Slide Session
Économie publique : séance 3 diapositives
Chair David Murrell (University of New Brunswick)
Presentations The Effect of Fertility Incentives on Labour Supply [abstract]
    Xiaoling Ang (Princeton University)
  Identification of Tax Competition Through Local Government Elections [abstract]
    Ross Hickey (University of British Columbia)
  Education vs. Optimal Taxation: The Cost of Equalizing Opportunities [abstract]
    Eric Stephens (Queen's University)
  Long-Run Outcomes of Electoral Competition Between Policy-Motivated Parties [abstract]
    Jean Guillaume Forand (University of Toronto)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Macroeconomics in Emerging Economies
La macroéconomie dans les économies en émergence
Chair Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado (McGill University)
Presentations Money, Deficits, Debts and Inflation in Emerging Countries: Evidence from Turkey [abstract]
    Amir Kia (Utah Valley University)
  The Output Effect of Reversals from Persistent External Imbalances [abstract]
    Daniel Riera-Crichton (Bates College)
  Global Vertical Disintegration and Synchronization of Current Account Dynamics in Emerging Markets [abstract]
    Hulya Saygili (Middle East Technical University)
    Mesut Saygili (Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey)
Discussants Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado (McGill University)
  Jacob Wibe (University of Western Ontario)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Oil and the Macroeconomy
Pétrole et macroéconomie
Chair Merwan Engineer (University of Victoria)
Presentations Oil Price Shocks and the Optimality of Monetary Policy [abstract]
    Anna Kormilitsina (Southern Methodist University)
  A Dynamic Factor Model of the Crude Oil Futures Curve [abstract]
    Ron Alquist (Bank of Canada)
    Elif Arbatli (Bank of Canada)
  The relationship between oil prices and trend growth [abstract]
    Brian DePratto (Bank of Canada)
    Carlos de Resende (Bank of Canada)
    Philipp Maier (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Merwan Engineer (University of Victoria)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
International Trade Policy
Commerce international et politiques gouvernementales
Chair Claustre Bajona (Ryerson University)
Presentations The Economic Consequences of US Interventions: An Empirical Inquiry [abstract]
    Nathan Nunn (Harvard University)
    William Easterly (New York University)
    Shanker Satyanath (New York University)
    Daniel Berger (New York University)
  Resisting Trade Liberalization: Are Industries Using Anti-Dumping to Undo Free Trade Agreements? [abstract]
    Sumeet Gulati (University of British Columbia)
    Nisha Malhotra (University of British Columbia)
    Andrey Stoyanov (York University)
  Antidumping actions and free riding [abstract]
    Crina Viju (University of Regina)
    William Kerr (University of Saskatchewan)
Discussants Richard Chisik (Florida International University)
  Daniel Brou (University of Western Ontario)
  Claustre Bajona (Ryerson University)

Fri 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Global Linkages and Imbalances
Ajustement externe
Chair Christos Shiamptanis (Trent University)
Presentations Measuring Contagion in the Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis [abstract]
    Richard Watuwa (Cape Breton University)
  What Happened to the Good Old Days? the Role of Expenditure Switching in the Global Imbalance Adjustment [abstract]
    Wei Dong (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Rosmy Jean Louis (Vancouver Island University)
  Worrall Tim (Manchester University)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Smoking and Health
Tabagisme et santé
Chair Claire de Oliveira (CD Howe Institute)
Presentations Stress and Smoking in Older Individuals [abstract]
    Padmaja Ayyagari (Yale University)
    Jody Sindelar (Yale University)
  Examining the social factors that affect youth smoking and susceptibility to smoking [abstract]
    Alan Diener (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    Rashid Ahmed (University of Waterloo)
  The Impact of Smoking Laws, New Evidence from Canada [abstract]
    Casey Warman (Queen's University)
    Christopher Carpenter (University of California, Irvine)
    Sabina Postolek (Queen's Unviersity)
Discussants Lynda Gagne (University of Victoria)
  Schmeiser Maximilian (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  Claire de Oliveira (CD Howe Institute)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
State of the Art Lecture - Bruce Meyer
État des connaissances - Bruce Meyer
Speaker Bruce Meyer (University of Chicago)
  Poverty, Inequality, and Well-Being

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CDESG Keynote address by Jeffrey Williamson, Harvard University.
Discours d'ouverture CDESG par Jeffrey Williamson, Université Harvard
Speaker Jeffrey Williamson (Harvard University)
  Trade and Poverty: When the Third World Fell Behind.

Fri 16:00 - 17:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 9: Plenary III: Annual Meeting
Plénière CAES 9: réunion annuelle
Chair Lars Brink (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Bank of Canada - The 2008 Oil Price Supercyle: Lessons Learned
Banque du Canada - le supercycle du prix du pétrole de 2008 : leçons à retenir
Organizer Ilan Kolet (Bank of Canada)
Chair Ilan Kolet (Bank of Canada)
Panelists David Arseneau (Federal Reserve Board)
  Jeffrey H. Harris (U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission)
  Thomas F. Helbling (International Monetary Fund)
  Amrita Sen (Barclays Capital)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CSLS 1: Advances in Productivity Measurement for the Canadian Economy
Progrès dans la mesure de la productivité pour l'économie canadienne
Organizer Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Chair Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
Presentations New Estimates of Multifactor Productivity by Province [abstract]
    Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)
    Jean-Francois Arsenault (Centre for the Study for Living Standards )
    Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
  Median Wages and Productivity Growth in Canada and the United States [abstract]
    Peter Harrison (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
  Canada-U.S. Productivity Level Comparisons: New Estimates [abstract]
    Someshwar Rao (Industry Canada)
    Lili Hao (Industry Canada)
    Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)
    Weimin Wang (Industry Canada)
Discussants Paul Davenport (University of Western Ontario)
  Barbara Fraumeni (University of Southern Maine)
  Mel Fuss (University of Toronto)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Automobiles and Fuel
Automobiles et carburants
Chair Can Erutku (York University, Glendon College)
Presentations Building Out Alternative Fuel Retail Infrastructure: Government Fleet Spillovers in E85 [abstract]
    Kenneth Corts (Univ of Toronto)
  From Consumer Incomes to Car Ages: How the Distribution of Income Affects the Distribution of Vehicle Vintages [abstract]
    Anna Yurko (State University - Higher School of Economics)
  Retail Gasoline as a Storable Commodity: an Empirical Analysis [abstract]
    Jason Stevens (Cape Breton University)
Discussants Pyare Arya (Saint Mary's University)
  Zhongmin Wang (Northeastern University)
  Can Erutku (York University, Glendon College)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CESG 4: Stochastic Dominance and Dependance
Dominance stochastique et dépendance
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair Ba Chu (Carleton Univ.)
Presentations Testing for Bivariate Stochastic Dominance Using Inequality Restrictions [abstract]
    Brennan Thompson (Ryerson University)
    Thanasis Stengos (University of Guelph)
  A Distributional Analysis of Treatment Effects on Subpopulations of a Socioeconomic Experiment [abstract]
    Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
    Ricardas Zitikis (University of Western Ontario)
  Two Envelope Paradox and Causal Dependence [abstract]
    Byeong-Uk Yi (University of Toronto)
Discussants William Pouliot (City University)
  Ricardas Zitikis (University of Western Ontario)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
PEF 3: Macroeconomic Policy Goals? Growth in GDP, Sustainability & Wellbeing
Les buts de la politique macroéconomique : croissance du PIB, durabilité et bien-être
Organizer Tom Green (University of British Columbia)
Chair Marc Lee (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
Panelists Christopher Barrington-Leigh (University of British Columbia)
  John Gowdy (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
  Peter Victor (York University)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Older Workers in the New Economy: Commentary on the Report of the Expert Panel on Older Workers
Les travailleurs âgés dans la nouvelle économie : commentaires sur le rapport du panel d'experts sur les travailleurs âgés
Organizer Craig Riddell (University of British Columbia)
Chair Craig Riddell (University of British Columbia)
Panelists Michael Baker (University of Toronto)
  Charles Beach (Queen's University)
  Stephen Jones (McMaster University)
  Byron G Spencer (McMaster University)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CEANA: Open Economy Economics
Théorie des économies ouvertes
Organizer Victoria Zinde-Walsh (McGill University)
Chair Andrew Ching (University of Toronto)
Presentations Does the Country of Origin of the Acquiring Firm Impact Performance?
    Wenjie Chen (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)
  Does Productivity Respond to Exchange Rate Appreciations? A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation [abstract]
    Yao Tang (University of British Columbia)
  The Similarities and Differences between the Current State of the U.S. Economy and the Japan's Hesei Recession in the 1990's.
    Kevin R Foster (The City College of New York)
    Peter Chow (City University of New York)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CMSG 4: Credit and Default
Crédit et défaut
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Ahmet Aykol (York University)
Presentations International Differences in Personal Bankruptcy Law and Entrepreneurship [abstract]
    Ye (George) Jia (University of Western Ontario)
  Financial Frictions, Internal Capital Markets, and the Organization of Production
    Pavel Sevcik (Université de Montréal)
  Consumption and Credit in a Life-Cycle Model with Limited Commitment
    Ahmet Aykol (York University)
    Kartik Athreya (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CEBERG 4: Trust
Confiance
Organizer Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
  Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
Chair Khalid Nainar (McMaster)
Presentations Experimental Testbeds for New Applications of Environmental Trading Programs: Imperfect Monitoring and Banking [abstract]
    John Spraggon (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
    John Stranlund (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
    James Murphy (University of Alaska Anchorage)
  Social Norms, Information, and Trust among Strangers [abstract]
    Huan Xie (Concordia University)
    John Duffy (University of Pittsburgh)
    Yong-Ju Lee (Samsung Research Institute of Finance)
  Transparency and Repeated Interactions with Trust and Reciprocity
    Khalid Nainar (McMaster)
    Kiridaran Kanagaretnam (McMaster University)
    Stuart Mestelman (McMaster University)
Discussants Dietmar Fehr (Technische Universität Berlin)
  Alexander Smith (University of Calgary)
  Jingjing Zhang (Mcmaster University)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Empirical Finance I
Finance empirique I
Chair Douglas Cumming (York University)
Presentations Permanent and Transitory Components Of Commodity Prices and the Forecasting Power of Futures Prices [abstract]
    Elif Arbatli (Bank of Canada)
  Strategic Waiting in the IPO Markets [abstract]
    Hikmet Gunay (University of Manitoba)
    Gonul Colak (Florida State University)
  Capital Flows and Hedge Fund Regulation [abstract]
    Douglas Cumming (York University)
    Na Dai (University of New Mexico)
Discussants Robert Cairns (McGill University)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Income Management in the Firm and the Family
Gestion du revenu au sein de la firme et du ménage
Chair Marie Drolet (Statistics Canada)
Presentations On the Relevance and Composition of Gifts within the Firm: Evidence from Field Experiments [abstract]
    Bruce Shearer (Université Laval)
    Charles Bellemare (Université Laval)
  Managers and Wage Policies [abstract]
    Paulo Bastos (Inter-American Development Bank and GEP, University of Nottingham)
    Natalia Monteiro (University of Minho and NIPE)
  Income management strategies used by married and common-law couples [abstract]
    Christine Laporte (Statistics Canada)
    Grant Schellenberg (Statistics Canada)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Topics in Labour Economics I
Sujets en économie du travail I
Chair André Léonard (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
Presentations Another Look at the Francophone Wage Gap in Canada: Public vs Private Sector, Quebec vs Outside Quebec [abstract]
    Serge Nadeau (University of Ottawa)
  Language and Wage Determination in a Segmented Labor Market [abstract]
    Qiang Li (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
  Leaving Mom Behind: The Impact of Family Proximity on Transfers and the Labour Force Participation of Women in Canada [abstract]
    Janice Compton (University of Manitoba)
    Jie Pan (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)
Discussants Qiang Li (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
  André Léonard (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Unemployment and Layoffs
Chômage et mises à pied
Chair Stephan Thomsen (University of Magdeburg)
Presentations Seasonal Employment in Canada - Its Decline and its Persistence [abstract]
    David Gray (University of Ottawa)
    Ted McDonald (University of New Brunswick)
  Using linked employer-employee data to investigate the speed of adjustment in downsizing firms in Canada and the US [abstract]
    Lars Vilhuber (Cornell University)
    Benoit Dostie (HEC Montreal)
  Job Stability and Expected Duration of Unemployment Spells in the Canadian Manufacturing Sector, 2004-2008 [abstract]
    André Bernard (Statistics Canada)
Discussants John Haisken-DeNew (University of Bochum)
  Gabriel Felbermayr (University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim)
  Stephan Thomsen (University of Magdeburg)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
RCEA Canada II: Will We All be Keynesians Again? Long-run Effects of the Current Crisis on Monetary and Fiscal Policy
Redeviendrons-nous tous des keynésiens ? Impact à long terme de la crise actuelle sur les politiques monétaire et budgétaire
Organizer Jerzy Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Chair John Helliwell (University of British Columbia)
Panelists Frank Milne (Queen's University & Bank of Canada)
  Michael Parkin (University of Western Ontario)
  Christopher Ragan (Finance Canada)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Productivity Growth II
Croissance de la productivité II
Chair Ram Acharya (Industry Canada)
Presentations Sources of Total Factor Productivity Growth in Selected Manufacturing Industries across OECD Countries [abstract]
    Lili Hao (Industry Canada)
  The Productivity Performance of Very Large Sized Producers in Canada and the United States [abstract]
    Michael-John Almon (Industry Canada)
    Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)
  The role of Capital in World Economic Growth: Accumulation versus Assimilation [abstract]
    Abdul Azeez Erumban (University of Groningen)
Discussants Ram Acharya (Industry Canada)
  Guy Gellatly (Statistics Canada)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Elections
Élections
Chair Eik Swee (University of Toronto)
Presentations A Quantitative Evaluation of the 39th Canadian Federal Election [abstract]
    Constantin Colonescu (Grant MacEwan College)
  Sharing the Blame? Local Electoral Accountability and Centralized School Finance in California [abstract]
    Marcelin Joanis (Université de Sherbrooke)
  Electoral Accountability in Tobacco States [abstract]
    Khawaja Saeed Mamun (Sacred Heart University)
    Per Fredriksson (University of Louisville)
Discussants Jeremy Clark (University of Canterbury)
  Eik Swee (University of Toronto)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
The Environment in an International Setting
L'environnement dans un contexte international
Chair Horatiu Rus (University of Waterloo)
Presentations Pollution Control Policies, Carbon leakage and Border Tax Adjustment [abstract]
    Yazid Dissou (University of Ottawa)
    Terry Eyland (University of Ottawa)
  On cleaner technologies in a transboundary pollution game [abstract]
    Amrita Ray Chaudhuri (Tilburg University)
    Hassan Benchekroun (McGill University)
  Transboundary Pollution, Trade Liberalization, and Environmental Taxes [abstract]
    Soham Baksi (University of Winnipeg)
    Amrita Ray Chaudhuri (Tilburg University)
Discussants Joshua Anyangah (University of Lethbridge)
  Volker Nitsch (Darmstadt University)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Welfare Economics: Utility Theory and Property Rights
Économie du bien-être: théorie de l'utilité et droits de propriété
Chair David Albouy (University of Michigan and NBER)
Presentations A constant-utility criterion linked to an imperfect economy affected by irreversible global warming [abstract]
    Andrei Bazhanov (Queen's University)
  Endogenous Social Preferences, Heterogeneity and Cooperation [abstract]
    Michele Biavati (Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM))
    Luca Zarri (Universita' di Verona)
    Marco Sandri (Universita' di Brescia)
  Incomplete Property Rights and Overinvestment [abstract]
    J. Atsu Amegashie (University of Guelph)
Discussants David Albouy (University of Michigan and NBER)
  Hugo Pedro Boff (UFRJ-Univ.Fed.Rio de Janeiro)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Information and Uncertainty: 3-Slide Session
Information et incertitude : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Mihkel Tombak (University of Toronto)
Presentations Repeated Moral Hazard with Worker Mobility via Directed On-the-Job Search [abstract]
    Kunio Tsuyuhara (University of Toronto)
  Market Volatility and the Cost in Years of Leisure [abstract]
    Louise Lavoie (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Macroeconomic Factors as Drivers of Deceptive Advertising: An Empirical Analysis [abstract]
    Sebnem Ucar (University of British Columbia)
    Tirtha Dhar (University of British Columbia)
  Exposure Problem in Multi-Unit Auctions [abstract]
    Xin Meng (University of Manitoba)
    Hikmet Gunay (University of Manitoba)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Environmental Economics: 3-Slide Session
Économie environnementale : séance 3 diapositives
Presentations Tradable Permits under Environmental R&D among Upstream and Downstream Industries [abstract]
    Jianqiao Liu (University of Ottawa)
    Gamal Atallah (University of Ottawa)
  Bailouts and emissions regulation: Overlooked consequences [abstract]
    Joel Wood (University of Guelph)
  The Simple Economics of Geoengineering [abstract]
    Juan Moreno-Cruz (University of Calgary)
  Political Contributions and Environmental Policy in the Presence of Abatement Externalities [abstract]
    Armando Zavaleta (University of Calgary)
  Farsightedness in a coalitional Great Fish War [abstract]
    Michel Yevenunye Keoula (HEC Montreal)
    Michèle Breton (HEC Montreal)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
The Great Moderation and Macro Policy
La grande modération et la politique macroéconomique
Chair Amir Kia (Utah Valley University)
Presentations Structural changes and the Great Moderation [abstract]
    Olivier Gervais (Bank of Canada)
  On the causes of the Great Moderation: Evidence Against the Good Luck Explanation [abstract]
    Maher Khaznaji (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Impact of temporary fiscal shocks on the Canadian economy [abstract]
    Jean-Philippe Cayen (Bank of Canada)
    Hélène Desgagnés (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Amir Kia (Utah Valley University)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Interest Rates, Inflation, and Growth
Taux d'intérêt
Chair Ron Alquist (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Macroeconomic Determinants of the Term Structure of Corporate Spreads [abstract]
    Jun Yang (Bank of Canada)
  Money and Interest Rates: Short-run and Long-Run Canadian Evidence [abstract]
    Ryan Compton (University of Manitoba)
    Mark Wohar (University of Nebraska-Omaha)
  Trend inflation, nominal rigidities, and endogenous growth [abstract]
    Thomas Carter (Bank of Canada)
    Robert Amano (Bank of Canada)
    Kevin Moran (Université Laval)
Discussants Brian DePratto (Bank of Canada)
  Anna Kormilitsina (Southern Methodist University)
  Alexios Anagnostopoulos (Stony Brook University)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Trade and Product Quality
Commerce international et qualité des produits
Chair Nathan Nunn (Harvard University)
Presentations Firm Heterogeneity and Costly Trade: A New Estimation Strategy and Policy Experiments [abstract]
    Ivan Cherkashin (Penn State University)
    Svetlana Demidova (McMaster University)
    Hiau Looi Kee (World Bank)
    Kala Krishna (Penn State University and NBER)
  Quality sorting and trade: Firm-level evidence for French wine [abstract]
    Keith Head (University of British Columbia)
    Matthieu Crozet (CEPII)
    Thierry Mayer (University of Paris)
  Quantifying the Trade Effects of Technical Barriers to Trade: Evidence from China [abstract]
    Xiaohua Bao (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
    Larry D. Qiu (University of Hong Kong)
Discussants Sumeet Gulati (University of British Columbia)
  Nathan Nunn (Harvard University)

Fri 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
International Macroeconomics
Macroéconomie internationale
Chair Ambarish Chandra (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Does the Canadian economy suffer from Dutch Disease? [abstract]
    Serge Coulombe (University of Ottawa)
    Michel Beine (University of Luxembourg)
    Charles Bos (VU University Amsterdam)
  Assessing the Implementation of the IMF's 2007 Surveillance Decision [abstract]
    Robert Lavigne (Bank of Canada)
    Garima Vasishtha (Bank of Canada)
  The Effect of Dollarization on Firm-Level Productivity: Evidence from Ecuador [abstract]
    Kim Huynh (Indiana University)
    German Cubas (Iowa University)
    Anson Ho (Iowa University)
    David Jacho-Chavez (Indiana University)
Discussants Michael Arghyrou (Cardiff Business School)
  Rolf Weder (University of Basel)
  Ambarish Chandra (University of British Columbia)

Fri 17:45 - 19:00 Loc. TBA
Innis Lecture - Scott Taylor
Conférence Innis
Chair James Brander (UBC)
Speaker Scott Taylor (University of Calgary)
  Environmental crises: Past, Present and Future

Fri 19:00 - 22:00 Loc. TBA
Reception
Réception

 
 
 
 
 
Saturday, May 30, 2009

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CSLS-PEF: The Impact of the Economics Crisis on the Well-being of Canadians (joint session with the Progressive Economics Forum)
Impact de la crise économique sur le bien-être des canadiens (séance jointe avec le Forum d'économie progressiste)
Organizer Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Chair Ian Stewart (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Panelists Don Drummond (TD Bank Financial Group)
  Pierre Fortin (UQAM)
  John Helliwell (University of British Columbia)
  Jim Stanford (CAW)
  Armine Yalnizyan (Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
SRDC I: Increasing Participation in Post-Secondary Education: Results from Social Policy Experiments
Taux de participation croissant dans la formation post-secondaire : résultats tirés d'expériences de politique sociale
Organizer Norm Leckie (SRDC - Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Chair Jean-Pierre Voyer (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Presentations Improving High School Students' Access to Post-secondary Education: Experimental Impacts from the Future to Discover Pilot Project [abstract]
    Reuben Ford (Social Research & Demonstration Corporation)
  Impacts of a Matched Saving Program to Induce Low-Income Adults to Pursue Further Education: Impacts from the learn$ave Random Assignment Experiment [abstract]
    Norm Leckie (SRDC - Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
    Shek-wai Hui (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
    Doug Tattrie (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Discussants Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Causes of Economic Growth III
Influences sur la croissance et sur la productivité
Chair Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)
Presentations The effect of union and labour rules on economic growth [abstract]
    Benjamin Dachis (C.D. Howe Institute)
    Robert Hebdon (McGill University)
  What Determines the Productivity Performance of Telecommunications Services Industry? Evidence from Cross-Country Analysis [abstract]
    Eric Ng (Industry Canada)
  Measuring the Transfer of Foreign Technology to Canadian Industries by Using Patent Applications [abstract]
    Rashid Nikzad (Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO))
Discussants Abdul Azeez Erumban (University of Groningen)
  Eric Ng (Industry Canada)
  Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Home Runs, Superstition, and Managerial Talent
Coups de circuit, superstition et talent des cadres
Chair Lorne Carmichael (Queen's University)
Presentations Product Market Competition, Managerial Talent and Firm Productivity [abstract]
    John Ries (Sauder School of Business, UBC)
    Jean-Etienne de Bettignies (Queen's University)
    Jen Baggs (University of Victoria)
  The Value of Superstitions [abstract]
    Travis Ka Ho Ng (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    Terence Chong (Economics, Chinese University of HK)
    Xin Du (No Affiliation)
  Are Homeruns Overemphasized In Baseball? [abstract]
    Yang Seung Lee (University of Alberta)
    Bhattacharaya Gautam (University of Kansas)
Discussants Patrick de Lamirande (Cape Breton University)
  Joel Sandonis (University of Alicante)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CESG 5: International Financial Crisis
La crise financière internationale
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair Raul Razo-Garcia (Carleton University)
Presentations The First Global Crisis of the Twenty-first Century: Was it Predictable? [abstract]
    Saktinil Roy (Athabasca University)
  Crisis and Chinese Exchange Rate Regimes [abstract]
    Kang-Soek Lee (Negocia - Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
  The Transmission of International Shocks to Canada: A FAVAR Approach [abstract]
    Garima Vasishtha (Bank of Canada)
    Philipp Maier (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Yanjun Liu (Department of Finance Canada)
  Thomas Lubik (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
  Raul Razo-Garcia (Carleton University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 10: Trading Permits and Quotas
Permis et contingentement
Chair Alfons Weersink (University of Guelph)
Presentations Assessing Design Options for Transferable Disturbance Permits
    Marian Weber (Alberta Research Council)
    Orsolya Perger (University of Alberta)
    Wiktor Adamowicz (University of Alberta)
    Peter C. Boxall (University of Alberta)
  An Economic Evaluation of the Lake Erie Fishery: Assessing the Individual Transferable Quota System
    Kate Tsiplova (University of Guelph)
    Brady Deaton (University of Guelph)
  The Vertical Distributional Impacts of Emission Trading Systems
    Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
    Simona A. Lubieniechi (University of Saskatchewan)
  Transfer of Land Use Rights in China: A Case Study in HEBEI Province
    Kurt Klein (University of Lethbridge)
    Wen Yan (Agricultural University of Hebei Baoding, PRC)
    Yueming Xu (Agricultural University of Hebei Baoding, PRC)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 11: Supply Chains and Market Structure
Chaînes logistiques et structure de marché
Chair Andreas Boecker (University of Guelph)
Presentations Strategic Network Management Solutions: A Case Study of the Co-operative Retailing System
    Florentina N. Uzea (University of Saskatchewan)
    Murray E. Fulton (University of Saskatchewan)
  Price-Advertising-Quality Strategic Reactions between Meat Processors: Implication for Public Health
    Wenzhao Huang (University of Alberta)
    Ellen Goddard (University of Alberta)
    Sean B. Cash (University of Alberta)
    Tomas Nilsson (University of Alberta)
  Food Quality Verification: Does It Matter Who's Behind It?
    Brian Innes (University of Saskatchewan)
    Jill E. Hobbs (University of Saskatchewan)
  Feasibility of an Environmental Marketing Conception for the Alberta Pork Segment
    Al Mussell (George Morris Centre)
    Anatoliy Oginskyy (George Morris Centre)
    Claudia Schmidt (George Morris Centre)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CMSG 5: Dealing with the Baby-Boomers
Politiques publiques face aux bébé-boumers
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Alexander Ueberfeldt (Bank of Canada)
Presentations War Debt and the Baby Boom [abstract]
    Kai (Jackie) Zhao (University of Western Ontario)
  Social Security and the Retirement Decision
    Shutao Cao (Bank of Canada)
    Alexander Ueberfeldt (Bank of Canada)
  Reforming Canada's Retirement System
    Alexander Ueberfeldt (Bank of Canada)
    Shutao Cao (Bank of Canada)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CEBERG 6: Deterrence and Monitoring
Dissuasion et surveillance
Organizer Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
  Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
Chair Hugh Sibly (University of Tasmania)
Presentations Jump Bidding in English Auctions: an Experimental Study [abstract]
    Yuri Khoroshilov (University of Ottawa)
  Uncertainty in the Theory of Deterrence: Experimental Evidence [abstract]
    Gregory J DeAngelo (UCSB/ CU Denver)
    Gary Charness (UCSB)
  The Impact of Social Comparisons on Ultimatum Bargaining [abstract]
    Hugh Sibly (University of Tasmania)
    Ian McDonald (University of Melbourne)
    Nikos Nikiforakis (University of Melbourne)
    Nilss Olekalns (University of Melbourne)
Discussants Steven Lehrer (Queen's University)
  John Spraggon (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  Ryan Webb (Queen's University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Empirical Finance II
Finance empirique II
Chair Douglas Cumming (York University)
Presentations Another Look at Information Costs and Home Bias: [abstract]
    Alain Coen (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Why Larger Lenders obtain Higher Returns: Evidence from Sovereign Syndicated Loans [abstract]
    Paul Schure (University of Victoria)
    Issam Hallak (Bocconi University)
  Corporate social behaviour and portfolio's performance: empirical evidence [abstract]
    Homayoon Shalchian (Laurentian University)
    Bouchra M'Zali (University of Quebec in Montreal)
    Maher Kooli (University of Quebec in Montreal)
Discussants Douglas Cumming (York University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Bayesian Econometrics I:
Économétrie bayesienne I
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  William McCausland (Université de Montréal)
Chair Shirley Miller (Université de Montréal)
Presentations A Practitioner's Guide to Bayesian Estimation of Discrete Choice Dynamic Programming Models [abstract]
    Andrew Ching (University of Toronto)
    Susumu Imai (Queen's University)
    Masakazu Ishihara (University of Toronto)
    Neelam Jain (Northern Illinois University)
  The HESSIAN method (Highly Efficient Simulation Smoothing, In A Nutshell) [abstract]
    William McCausland (Université de Montréal)
  The HESSIAN Method With Cross-Correlation. [abstract]
    Gbowan Djegnene (Université de Montréal)
    William McCausland (Université de Montréal)
Discussants Martin Burda (University of Toronto)
  Andrew Ching (University of Toronto)
  Stephen Gordon (Université Laval)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Income Inequality and Poverty
Inégalité des revenus et pauvreté
Chair David Gray (University of Ottawa)
Presentations Evolution of Neighbourhood Income Inequality and Economic Segregation in Canadian Cities, 1980 to 2005 [abstract]
    Wen-Hao Chen (Statistics Canada)
    Garnett Picot (Garnett Picot)
    John Myles (University of Toronto)
  On Measuring Vulnerability to Poverty [abstract]
    Indranil Dutta (University of Manchester, UK)
    James Foster (Vanderbilt University, USA)
    Ajit Mishra (University of Bath, UK)
  Material Deprivation in Household Panel Surveys: International Evidence and Lessons for Canada [abstract]
    Andrew Heisz (Statistics Canada)
    Manon Langevin (Statistics Canada)
Discussants David Gray (University of Ottawa)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 12 - CAES Symposium: The Anticommons Problem and Potential Future Research (sponsored by KIS - Knowledge Impact in Society)
Problème des anti-biens communaux et recherche future
Sponsored by KIS - Knowledge Impact in Society
Organizer Brady Deaton (University of Guelph)
  Murray Fulton (University of Saskatchewan)
  Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
Chair Murray Fulton (University of Saskatchewan)
Presentations Theory of the Anticommons
    Brady Deaton (University of Guelph)
  Anticommons and Genetic Improvement
    Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
  Anticommons and Canadian Railways
    Murray Fulton (University of Saskatchewan)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 13: Productivity and Efficiency at the Farm Level
Productivité et efficience au niveau de la ferme
Chair Rick Barichello (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Dairy Production on the Urban Fringe: An Analysis of Capital Investment Decisions on Southern Ontario Dairy Farm
    Arden Esqueda (University of Guelph)
    Brady Deaton (University of Guelph)
    Getu Hailu (University of Guelph)
  Changes in the Cost Structure of Ontario Dairy Farms: Distributional Aspects
    Predrag Rajsic (University of Guelph)
  Competitiveness of Livestock Farming in Vietnam, Constraints and Opportunities
    David Hall (University of Calgary)
    Tran Dinh Thao (Hanoi Agricultural University, Vietnam)
    Do Viet Minh (National Institute of Animal Husbandry, Vietnam)
    Le Van Lien (National Institute of Animal Husbandry, Vietnam)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CNEH 1: Anthropometric Measures of Welfare
Mesures anthropométriques du bien-être
Organizer Ian Keay (Queen's University)
Chair Almos Tassonyi (Ontario Ministry of Finance)
Presentations Biological Welfare Change and Variation in Mid- to Late 19th Century Pennsylvania: Evidence from the Stature of the Pennsylvania National Guard [abstract]
    Timothy Cuff (Westminster College (PA))
  A Longitudinal Perspective on Physical Well-Being from Historical Sources: Canadians before 1901
    Kris Inwood (University of Guelph)
    John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
    Asher Kirk-Elleker (University of Guelph)
  New Zealand in the Early Stages of the Modern Health Transition [abstract]
    Les Oxley (University of Canterbury)
    Kris Inwood (University of Guelph)
    Evan Roberts (History, Victoria University Wellington)
Discussants John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
  Joseph DaBoll-Lavoie (Nazareth College)
  Herbert Emery (University of Calgary)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Topics in Health Economics III
Sujets en économie de la santé III
Chair David Haardt (McMaster University)
Presentations Substitutes or Complements? An exploration of the effect of wait times on the use of alternative health therapies [abstract]
    Emmanuelle Piérard (University of Waterloo)
  Innovations in hospital and length of stay: Evidence from patient-level data [abstract]
    Damien Echevin (Sherbrooke University)
  Social Assistance Reform and the Health of At Risk Women [abstract]
    Lori Curtis (University of Waterloo)
Discussants Farah Farahati (University of Toronto)
  David Haardt (McMaster University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Development 5: Governance and development
Développement 5 : gouvernance et développement
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Martin Valdivia (GRADE)
Presentations Governance, Civil Conflict, and Refugee Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer [abstract]
    Bruce Forster (University of Nebraska at Kearney)
    Jessica Forster (Somali Bantu Association of Tucson, Ariz)
  Business-NGO partnerships and NGOs' primary missions [abstract]
    Pierre Ly (University of Puget Sound)
  Contracting The Road To Development: Early Impacts Of A Rural Roads Program [abstract]
    Martin Valdivia (GRADE)
Discussants Bruce Forster (University of Nebraska at Kearney)
  Sonia Laszlo (McGill University)
  Pierre Ly (University of Puget Sound)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Optimal Taxation and Progressivity
Taxation optimale et progressivité
Chair Fernando Ruiz (Royal Military Academy)
Presentations Optimal Nonlinear Income Taxation with Learning-by-Doing [abstract]
    Alan Krause (University of York)
  Income Tax Progressivity and Self-employment: Evidence from Canadian Provinces [abstract]
    Ergete Ferede (Grant MacEwan College)
  Comparative Statics of Optimal Nonlinear Income Taxation in the Presence of a Publicly Provided Input [abstract]
    Craig Brett (Mount Allison University)
    John A. Weymark (Vanderbilt University)
Discussants Eva Carceles (Stony Brook University)
  Sohini Paul (University of British Columbia)
  Fernando Ruiz (Royal Military Academy)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Topics in Environmental Economics I
Sujets en économie environnementale I
Chair Soham Baksi (University of Winnipeg)
Presentations Valuing the Far-Distant Future: The Effect of Discount Rate Uncertainty on Climate Change Policy [abstract]
    Sarah Dobson (University of California, Berkeley)
  Renewable resources, pollution and trade in a small open economy [abstract]
    Horatiu Rus (University of Waterloo)
  A Unit-by-Unit Solution for Global Externalities with Voluntary Participation [abstract]
    Yukihiro Nishimura (Yokohama National University)
Discussants Soham Baksi (University of Winnipeg)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Industrial Organization 1: 3-Slide Session
Organisation industrielle 1 : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Curtis Eaton (University of Calgary)
Presentations Stranded Costs and One-Way Access Pricing - A Dynamic Analysis [abstract]
    Ahmed Nasim Sydee (Carleton University)
  A Dynamic Oligopolistic Electricity Market Model with Interdependent Segments [abstract]
    Rasata Hasina (HEC Montréal)
    Pierre-Olivier Pineau (HEC Montréal)
    Georges Zaccour (HEC Montréal, GERAD)
  An Empirical Analysis of Store Locations in Planned Regional Shopping Centres [abstract]
    Zhen He (University of Alberta)
  Spatial Competition in the US Retail Banking Industry [abstract]
    Hui Wang (University of Toronto)
  Economies of Density and Geographic Clustering in the Cable Television Industry [abstract]
    David Byrne (Queen's University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Health, Education and Human Capital -- 3 Slide Session
Éducation et santé des enfants : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Frances Woolley (Carleton University)
Presentations Learning Violence Young [abstract]
    Lihui Zhang (Dalhousie University)
  How Well Are Children Protected Against Negative Health Shocks of Their Parents? - Evidence from Children's School Attendance in China [abstract]
    Ke(Kelly) Chen (Dalhousie University)
  The intermediate effect of early maternal employment on child outcomes [abstract]
    Mahmood Zarrabi Ghahvechi (University of Calgary)
  Promoting Student Engagement and Active Learning in Introductory Economics with Learning Technology [abstract]
    Angela Trimarchi (University of Waterloo)
    Trien Nguyen (University of Waterloo)
  Empirical estimates of a human capital production function using panel data and a test of the learning-by-doing model. [abstract]
    Philippe Belley (University of Western Ontario)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Monetary Policy and Inflation I
Politique monétaire et inflation I
Chair Marianne Johnson (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Inflation Persistence: Cross-country evidence [abstract]
    Eric Santor (Bank of Canada)
    Don Coletti (Bank of Canada)
  Inflation targeting monetary policy rules for a small open [abstract]
    Hyuk-jae Rhee (University of Windsor)
    Turdaliev Nurlan (University of Windsor)
  Are Bygones not Bygones? Modeling Price Level Targeting with an Escape Clause and Lessons from the Gold Standard [abstract]
    Paul Masson (University of Toronto)
    Malik Shukayev (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Etienne Farvaque (Université de Lille 1)
  Janet Hua Jiang (University of Manitoba)
  Marianne Johnson (Bank of Canada)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Trade and Labour I
Marché du travail et commerce international
Chair Eckhard Siggel (Concordia University)
Presentations Trade, wages, and productivity [abstract]
    Kristian Behrens (University of Quebec at Montreal)
    Giordano Mion (London School of Economics)
    Yasusada Murata (Nihon University)
    Jens Suedekum (University Duisburg-Essen)
  Contract Frictions, Export and FDI: Training and The Inalienability of Human Capital [abstract]
    Qing Liu (The University of Hong Kong)
  Regional Integration and Dynamic Adjustment:: Evidence from a Revenue Function for Canada [abstract]
    Guy Chapda-Nana (Université Laval)
    Bruno Larue (Université Laval)
    Jean-Philippe Gervais (North Carolina State University)
Discussants Bernard Beaudreau (Université Laval)
  Satya Dev Gupta (St. Thomas University)

Sat 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
The Real Exchange Rate
Le taux de change réel
Chair Robert Lavigne (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Consumption and Real Exchange Rates in Professional Forecasts [abstract]
    Gregor Smith (Queen's University)
    Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia)
    James Yetman (BIS)
  Real Exchange Rate Flexibility and External Stability [abstract]
    Lena Suchanek (Bank of Canada)
    Olivier Gervais (Bank of Canada)
  Productivity and the Real Exchange Rate: Balassa and Samuelson versus Armington and Krugman [abstract]
    Lawrence Schembri (Bank of Canada)
    Ehsan Choudhri (Dept of Economics, Carleton University)
Discussants Robert Lavigne (Bank of Canada)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
State of the Art Lecture - Sharon Kozicki
État des connaissances - Sharon Kozicki
Chair Angelo Melino (University of Toronto)
Speaker Sharon Kozicki (Bank of Canada)
  Challenges for Macroeconomic Policy Models

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CD Howe: Fiscal Policy and the Macroeconomy
CD Howe : politique fiscale et macroéconomie
Organizer Richard Harris (Simon Fraser University)
Chair Alexandre Laurin (CD Howe Institute - Senior Policy Analyst)
Presentations Canadian Fiscal Policy and the Recent Economic Crisis [abstract]
    Richard Harris (Simon Fraser University)
Discussants Peter Dungan (Universtiy of Toronto)
  Christopher Ragan (Finance Canada)
  Gregor Smith (Queen's University)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Bank of Canada - In the Wake of the financial crisis: The domestic and international financial reform agenda
Banque du Canada - dans le sillage de la crise financière : l'agenda de réforme aux plans national et international
Sponsored by Bank of Canada
Organizer Lawrence Schembri (Bank of Canada)
Chair Lawrence Schembri (Bank of Canada)
Panelists Tamim Bayoumi (IMF)
  Don Drummond (TD Bank Financial Group)
  Tiff Macklem (Associate Deputy Minister & G7 Deputy for Canada, Finance Canada)
  John D. Murray (Bank of Canada)
  Bill Robson (President and Chief Executive Officer, CD Howe)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
SRDC II: Research Data from Two Canadian Social Experiments
Données pour la recherche provenant de deux expériences sociales canadiennes
Organizer Dave Gyarmati (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC))
Chair Jean-Pierre Voyer (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Presentations Community Employment Innovation Project: Data and Future Research Directions [abstract]
    Dave Gyarmati (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC))
  Learn$ave: Overview of Research Data [abstract]
    Shek-wai Hui (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Education and Human Capital
Éducation et capital humain
Chair James McIntosh (Concordia University)
Presentations After the school day is over; Building human and social capital in canada and portugal [abstract]
    Elsa Fontainha (Technical University of Lisbon)
  Education and Social Mobility in Taiwan [abstract]
    Yih-chyi Chuang (National Chengchi University)
    Yeng-ling Chen (National Chengchi University)
  Bad Education? College Entry, Health and Risky Behavior [abstract]
    Yee Fei Chia (Cleveland State University)
Discussants Mohsen Bouaissa (HRSDC Canada)
  Jorgen Hansen (Concordia University)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Understanding Economic Change
Comprendre le changement économique
Organizer Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
Chair Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
Presentations Crises and Recoveries in an Empirical Model of Consumption Disasters [abstract]
    Emi Nakamura (Columbia University)
    Robert Barro (Harvard University)
    Jón Steinsson (Columbia University)
    José Ursúa (Harvard University)
  Firm Turnover and Productivity Growth [abstract]
    Loretta Fung (University of Alberta and National Tsing Hua University)
    Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
  Housing Bubbles and Inflation Monitoring [abstract]
    Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
    W. Erwin Diewert (Economics, Univ. of British Columbia)
    Leonard Nakamura (Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Price Theory and Product Quality
Théorie des prix et qualité des produits
Chair Aamir Hashmi (National University of Singapore)
Presentations Automatic Markdowns [abstract]
    Mariano Tappata (University of British Columbia)
  The Impact of Speculation on Oligopolistic Behavior [abstract]
    Henry Thille (University of Guelph)
    Sébastien Mitraille (Toulouse Business School)
  Relative Preference for Quality and Strategic Behavior [abstract]
    Debapriya Sen (Ryerson University)
    Constantine Angyridis (Ryerson University)
Discussants Bruno Versaevel (EMLYON Business School & GATE (CNRS))
  Aamir Hashmi (National University of Singapore)
  Oleksandr Perekhozhuk (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CESG 7: Financial Econometrics I
Économétrie financière I
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
Presentations A Refined Bootstrap for Heavy Tailed Distributions [abstract]
    Russell Davidson (McGill University)
    Adriana Cornea (Free University of Amsterdam)
  Estimation of Stochastic Volatility Models by Nonparametric Filtering [abstract]
    Shin Kanaya (University of Oxford)
    Dennis Kristensen (Columbia University)
  GMM and hypothesis tests when rank conditions fail: a regularization approach [abstract]
    Pascale Valery (HEC Montréal)
    Jean-Marie Dufour (McGill University)
Discussants Raymond Kan (University of Toronto)
  James MacKinnon (Queen's University)
  Pascale Valery (HEC Montréal)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
PEF 4: Panel on the Economics of Blogging
Panel sur l'économie des blogues
Organizer Marc Lee (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
Chair Marc Lee (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
Panelists Stephen Gordon (Université Laval)
  Marc Lee (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
  Erin Weir (United Steelworkers Union)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 14: Revealed and Stated Preferences
Préférences révélées et déclarées
Chair Brad Rickard (Cornell Univeristy)
Presentations Consumer Valuation of Farm Animal Welfare and Quality Verification in Canada - A Choice Experiment Approach
    Adrian D. Uzea (University of Saskatchewan)
    Jill E. Hobbs (University of Saskatchewan)
  Willingness-To-Pay for Enhanced Animal Welfare Food Products: Evidence from Canada Using Free-Run and Free-Range Eggs
    John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
    Spencer Henson (University of Guelph)
  Unravelling the Choice Format Effect- A Behavioural Approach
    Jing Zhang (University of Saskatchewan)
    Wiktor Adamowicz (University of Alberta)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 15: Dairy
Industrie laitière
Chair Terrence S Veeman (University of Alberta)
Presentations Introducing Imperfect Competition in Spatial Equilibrium Models with an Application to Dairy Trade Liberalization in Canada
    Bruno Larue (Université Laval)
    Abdessalem Abbassi (Université Laval)
    Jean-Philippe Gervais (North Carolina State University)
  What is Driving the Price of Dairy Quota? - A Net Present Value Adaptive Expectations Model
    Janelle Mann (Queen's University)
    Derek Brewin (University of Manitoba)
  A Lender's Perspective on the Fair Economic Value of Dairy Quota in Canada
    Bertrand Montel (CIBC)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CMSG 6: Investment & Productivity
Investissement et productivité
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Oleksiy Kryvstov (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Capital-Goods Imports, Investment-Specific Technological Change, and U.S. Growth [abstract]
    Anthony Landry (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
    Michele Cavallo (Federal Reserve Board)
  Management Matters
    Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
    Trevor Tombe (University of Toronto)
  Investment and the Real Interest Rate in Business Cycle Models
    Oleksiy Kryvstov (Bank of Canada)
    Chris Edmond (New York University)
    Virgiliu Midrigan (New York University)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CEBERG 5: Learning to play optimally
Apprendre à jouer de façon optimale
Organizer Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
  Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
Chair Steven Lehrer (Queen's University)
Presentations A Neuroeconomic Approach to Learning in Games [abstract]
    Ryan Webb (Queen's University)
    Dhushan Thevarajah (Queen's University)
    Chris Ferrall (Queen's University)
    Mike Dorris (Queen's University)
  Bargaining and Reputation: Experimental Evidence on Bargaining in the Presence of Irrational Types [abstract]
    Steven Lehrer (Queen's University)
    Matthew Embrey (New York University)
    Guillaume Frechette (New York University)
Discussants Yuri Khoroshilov (University of Ottawa)
  Hugh Sibly (University of Tasmania)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Auctions and Strategic Waiting
Enchères
Chair Elif Dalkir (University of New Brunswick)
Presentations Auctions versus Posted-Price Selling: An application to eBay [abstract]
    Unjy Song (U of British Columbia)
  Favoritism in Contests: Head Starts and Handicaps [abstract]
    Rene Kirkegaard (Brock University)
  Common-Value Auctions with Refund Policies [abstract]
    Jun Zhang (Queen's University)
    Ruqu Wang (Queen's University)
Discussants Ming Li (Concordia University)
  Arnaud Dellis (Universite Laval)
  Elif Dalkir (University of New Brunswick)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Bayesian Econometrics II
Économétrie bayesienne II
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  William McCausland (Université de Montréal)
Chair Gubhinder Kundhi (Carleton University)
Presentations Understanding Choice Intensity: A Poisson-Logit Model with Endogenous Selectivity [abstract]
    Martin Burda (University of Toronto)
    Matthew Harding (Stanford University)
    Jerry Hausman (Department of Economics, MIT)
  The information content of realized volatility, and what we learnt in the fall of 2008 [abstract]
    Shirley Miller (Université de Montréal)
    Eric Jacquier (HEC Montreal, CIREQ and CIRANO)
  A Bayesian Analysis of Affine Term Structure Models [abstract]
    Sebastien Blais (Bank of Canada)
Discussants Sebastien Blais (Bank of Canada)
  Zhongfang He (University of Toronto)
  John Maheu (University of Toronto)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CDESG 4: Assets and Credit in Development
Actifs et crédit en développpement économique
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Gustavo Bobonis (University of Toronto)
Presentations Determinants of Pastoralist Mobility and Movement in Northern Kenya [abstract]
    Russell Toth (Cornell University)
  Microcredit institutions and relative efficiencies in West African Economic and Monetary Union: preliminary results [abstract]
    Nasser Ary Tanimoune (University of Ottawa)
    Marie-Pier Cloutier (Université d'Ottawa)
  Who are the Indian Middle Class? A Mixture Model of Class Membership Based on Durables Ownership [abstract]
    Sudeshna Maitra (York University)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CESG 6: Structural Breaks
Bris structurels
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair Cathy Ning (Ryerson University)
Presentations Does the Late 1990s Productivity Boom Represent a Permanent Growth Shift? [abstract]
    Yanjun Liu (Department of Finance Canada)
    Bryan Smith (Finance Canada)
  A Complete Procedure For Estimating Hidden Markov Models with Application in Locating Structural Breaks [abstract]
    Christos Ntantamis (CREATES, Aarhus University)
  Forecasting Output Growth by the Yield Curve: The Role of Structural Breaks [abstract]
    Zhongfang He (University of Toronto)
Discussants Shirley Miller (Université de Montréal)
  Saktinil Roy (Athabasca University)
  Garima Vasishtha (Bank of Canada)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 16: Empirical Trade
Commerce international empirique
Chair Ryan Cardwell (University of Manitoba)
Presentations Protectionist Measures in the Agriculture Sectors: Perishability and Competition
    Kathy Baylis (University of Illinois)
    Nisha Malhotra (University of British Columbia)
    Horatiu Rus (University of Waterloo)
  Exchange Rate Pass-Through Into Canadian Producer Prices: Evidence From Manufacturing Industries
    Mohammad Shakeri (University of Saskatchewan)
    Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
  An Empirical Assessment of New Market Access and SPS Regulations on U.S. Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Imports
    Jason Grant (Virginia Tech University)
    Everett Peterson (Virginia Tech)
    Donna Roberts (ERS/USDA)
    Vuko Karov (Virginia Tech)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CAES 17 - CAES Symposium: Financial Crisis and Canadian Agriculture
Crise financière et l'agriculture canadienne
Organizer Kurt Klein (University of Lethbridge)
Chair Danny LeRoy (The University of Lethbridge)
Presentations Canadian Agriculture and the Financial Crisis: Challenges for Agricultural Economists
    Kurt Klein (University of Lethbridge)
    Danny LeRoy (The University of Lethbridge)
  Impact of Tight Credit Markets on Grain Marketing and Merchandising
    Al Mussell (George Morris Centre)
    Tesfalidet Asfaha (George Morris Centre)
    Larry Martin (George Morris Centre)
  Impacts of the Financial Crisis on Canadian Dairy Quota Values
    Rick Barichello (University of British Columbia)
Discussants Lynn Cohoe (Homeland Grain)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CNEH 2: The Impact of Legal and Agricultural Institutions on Growth
Impact des institutions légales et agricoles sur la croissance
Organizer Ian Keay (Queen's University)
Chair Gordon Holmes (McMaster University)
Presentations Assessing the Impact of Women's Property Rights Legislation on Wealth Accumulation: Evidence from Wentworth County [abstract]
    Livio Di Matteo (Lakehead University)
  Technological change and economic growth in the late Middle Ages: a critical review of three interpretations [abstract]
    Harry Kitsikopoulos (New York University)
  Capital Constraints and European Migration to Canada: Evidence from the 1920s Passenger Lists
    Frank Lewis (Queen's University)
    Alex Armstrong (Queen's University)
Discussants Patrick Coe (Carleton University)
  Gillian Hamilton (University of Toronto)
  Carl Mosk (University of Victoria)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Labour Market and Health Interactions
Marché du travail et interactions au niveau de la santé
Chair Lori Curtis (University of Waterloo)
Presentations Business Cycles and Mortality [abstract]
    Jean-Paul Lam (University of Waterloo and RCEA)
    Emmanuelle Piérard (University of Waterloo)
  Labour Market Outcomes Among Older People and Interactions Between Cognitive Functioning, Mental Health, and Physical Health [abstract]
    David Haardt (McMaster University)
  Productivity Losses of Chronic Diseases Among Canadian Labour Force from 1994 to 2005: Estimate from the Nationally Representative Samples [abstract]
    Farah Farahati (University of Toronto)
Discussants Damien Echevin (Sherbrooke University)
  Emmanuelle Piérard (University of Waterloo)
  Lori Curtis (University of Waterloo)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Development 6: Income distribution and poverty
Développement 6 : distribution des revenus et pauvreté
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Kim Lehrer (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Institutions and poverty gap between aboriginal people and the rest of the population: Canadian Ojibway, Cree vs. Colombian Nasa-Paez aboriginal communities. [abstract]
    Rosa Evelia Sánchez García (Universidad Autónoma de Occidente)
  Inequality, Crime and Social Fragmentation in Emerging India [abstract]
    Sourabh Paul (University of British Columbia)
  Distribution and Development in Developing Countries: An Empirical Assessment [abstract]
    Minh Dao (Eastern Illinois University)
Discussants Christian Dippel (Univerity of Toronto)
  Lucas Ronconi (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)
  Lihui Zhang (Dalhousie University)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Effects of Taxation
Effets de la taxation
Chair Alan Krause (University of York)
Presentations The Consumption and Distributional Effects of a Nutrient-based Tax and Subsidy Scheme [abstract]
    Sohini Paul (University of British Columbia)
    Tirtha Dhar (University of British Columbia)
    Kathy Baylis (University of Illinois)
  Tax Reform with Endogenous Borrowing Limits and Incomplete Asset Markets [abstract]
    Eva Carceles (Stony Brook University)
    Arpad Abraham (University of Rochester)
  Corporate taxation and the impact of governance, political and economic factors [abstract]
    Fernando Ruiz (Royal Military Academy)
    Marcel Gerard (FUCaM, Catholic University of Mons)
Discussants Craig Brett (Mount Allison University)
  Ergete Ferede (Grant MacEwan College)
  Alan Krause (University of York)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Topics in Environmental Economics II
Sujets en économie environnementale II
Chair Sarah Dobson (University of California, Berkeley)
Presentations Second-Best Policies for Managing Conservation Easements [abstract]
    James Vercammen (University of British Columbia)
  Lender liability for environmental harm: A model of environmental screening under double moral hazard and ex ante information [abstract]
    Joshua Anyangah (University of Lethbridge)
  Fly or Cry: Is Airport Noise Costly? [abstract]
    Volker Nitsch (Darmstadt University)
Discussants Sarah Dobson (University of California, Berkeley)
  Horatiu Rus (University of Waterloo)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Slavery, Suicide Bombers, and Armed Conflict
Esclavage, attentats-suicide et conflits armés
Chair Sébastien Mitraille (Toulouse Business School)
Presentations Asymmetric Information and Adverse Selection in Mauritian Slave Auctions [abstract]
    Georges Dionne (HEC Montreal)
    Pascal St-Amour (University of Lausanne)
    Desire Vencatachellum (African Development Bank)
  Decision Processes of a Suicide Bomber - Integrating Economics and Psychology [abstract]
    Karen Pittel (ETH Zurich)
    Dirk Rübbelke (CICERO Oslo)
  Conflits Armés et Chocs Économiques: Causes et Éffets [abstract]
    Mohamed Douch (Royal Military College)
Discussants Claudio Campanale (University of Alicante)
  Sébastien Mitraille (Toulouse Business School)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Industrial Organization II: 3-Slide Session
Organisation industrielle 2 : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Joanne Roberts (University of Calgary)
Presentations Measuring the Role of Publicity on the Demand for Prescription Drugs [abstract]
    Hyunwoo Lim (University of Toronto)
    Andrew Ching (University of Toronto)
    Robert Clark (HEC Montreal)
    Ignatius Horstmann (University of Toronto)
  Seeking capabilities: knowledge diffusion and the boundaries of the firm [abstract]
    Joel Blit (University of Toronto)
  Competition and Innovation with Horizental R&D Spillovers [abstract]
    Massoud Khazabi (University of Ottawa)
    N.V. Quyen (University of Ottawa)
  The cooperative firm as monitored credit [abstract]
    Philippe Marcoul (University of Alberta)
    Brent Hueth (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  Energy efficiency convergence across a sample of U.S. industrial sectors, 1958-2000: Energy Shadow Value Approach [abstract]
    Asgar Khademvatani (University of Calgary)
Discussants Andrew Ching (University of Toronto)
  Ettore Damiano (University of Toronto)
  Ignatius Horstmann (University of Toronto)
  Carlos Serrano (University of Toronto)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Health Economics: 3-Slide Session
Économie de la santé : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Sisira Sarma (University of Western Ontario)
Presentations Changes in Obesity Prevalence in Canada [abstract]
    Tao Ye (Concordia University)
  Demand for Health Care in a Public-Financed System : A Dynamic Stochastic Analysis [abstract]
    Étienne Gaudette (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Competition in the Physicians' Market: A Search Theoretical Approach [abstract]
    Koffi Ahoto Kpelitse (HEC-Montréal)
  Investigating the Effects of Relative Deprivation on Mental Health [abstract]
    Cong Li (McMaster University)
    Philip DeCicca (McMaster Univer)
  Measuring the Informative and Persuasive Roles of Detailing on Prescribing Decisions [abstract]
    Masakazu Ishihara (University of Toronto)
    Andrew Ching (University of Toronto)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Housing and the Macroeconomy
Le logement et la macroéconomie
Chair Paul Anglin (University of Guelph)
Presentations Effects of Immigration on Housing Markets: How Immune is the Canada's Bubble from Bursting? [abstract]
    Ather Akbari (Saint Mary's University)
    Yigit Aydede (Saint Mary's University)
  Policy Instruments during Housing Boom-Bust Cycle [abstract]
    Maria Teresa Punzi (University of Alicante)
  House Prices and Consumer Spending: Empirical Evidence for Canada and the United States [abstract]
    Denise Côté (Banque du Canada)
    Samah Tarchani (Banque du Canada)
Discussants Malik Shukayev (Bank of Canada)
  Jun Yang (Bank of Canada)
  Paul Anglin (University of Guelph)

Sat 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Trade and Labour II
Sujets en commerce international
Chair Kristian Behrens (University of Quebec at Montreal)
Presentations International Competition, Returns to Skill and Labour Market Adjustment [abstract]
    Joana Silva (The World Bank and GEP, University of Nottingham)
    David Greenaway (GEP, University of Nottingham)
    Rod Falvey (GEP, University of Nottingham)
  Testing the Model of International Trade with Heterogeneous Workers [abstract]
    Runjuan Liu (University of Alberta)
    Daniel Trefler (University of Toronto)
  The Skill Dimension of Labour Market Impacts of External Price Shocks: Numerical Calculations From a Canadian Regional Trade Model [abstract]
    Trien Nguyen (University of Waterloo)
    Randall Wigle (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Discussants Pupato Germán (University of British Columbia)
  Qing Liu (The University of Hong Kong)
  Kristian Behrens (University of Quebec at Montreal)

Sat 12:00 - 14:00 Loc. TBA
Purvis Luncheon: David Dodge
Dîner Purvis : David Dodge

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
State of the Art Lecture - David Laibson
État des connaissance - David Laibson
Chair Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
Speaker David Laibson (Harvard University)
  The Economics and Neuroeconomics of Instant Gratification

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CDESG 5: Power and Enpowerment in Development
Pouvoir et autonomisation en développement
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Mukesh Eswaran (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Incomplete Contracts, Contested Exchange and Economic Power: A Theoretical Model with Evidence [abstract]
    Sripad Motiram (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research)
  Can Voting Technology Empower the Poor? Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Brazil [abstract]
    Thomas Fujiwara (University of British Columbia)
  Microfinance and Gender Empowerment [abstract]
    Zaki Wahhaj (University of Oxford)
    Thi Minh-Phuong Ngo (University of Namur, Belgium)
Discussants Thomas Fujiwara (University of British Columbia)
  Kim Lehrer (University of British Columbia)
  Sripad Motiram (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Bank of Canada - China and the Global Economy
Banque du Canada - La Chine et l'économie mondiale
Organizer Jeannine Bailliu (Bank of Canada)
Chair Jeannine Bailliu (Bank of Canada)
Presentations The Transmission of Shocks to the Chinese Economy in a Global Context: A Model-Based Approach [abstract]
    Patrick Blagrave (Bank of Canada)
    Jeannine Bailliu (Bank of Canada)
    Douglas Laxton (International Monetary Fund)
    Ondra Kamenik (International Monetary Fund)
  How Sensitive are Chinese Exports to Exchange Rate Changes? [abstract]
    Shaghil Ahmed (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)
  Will the renminbi become a world currency? [abstract]
    Wendy Dobson (University of Toronto)
    Paul Masson (University of Toronto)
Discussants Carlos de Resende (Bank of Canada)
  Robert Lavigne (Bank of Canada)
  Paul Masson (University of Toronto)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Education and Children at Risk
Éducation et enfants vulnérables
Chair Yee Fei Chia (Cleveland State University)
Presentations Learning About School Quality: Does New Information Affect School Choice? [abstract]
    Justin Smith (University of Manitoba)
  Understanding the postsecondary education choice: evidence from academic skills and reading proficiency [abstract]
    Justin Bayard (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
    Urvashi Dhawan-Biswal (HRSDC)
  The Impact of Physical and Sexual Abuse in Childhood on Adult Economic Outcomes [abstract]
    Paul Contoyannis (McMaster University)
    Martin Dooley (McMaster University)
Discussants Elsa Fontainha (Technical University of Lisbon)
  Yih-chyi Chuang (National Chengchi University)
  Yee Fei Chia (Cleveland State University)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CESG 8: Financial Econometrics II
Économétrie financière II
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Presentations Extreme News Events, Long-Memory Volatility, And Time Varying Risk Premia [abstract]
    Wing Chan (Wilfrid Laurier University)
    LiLing Feng (City University of Hong Kong)
  Extreme Return-Volume Dependence in East-Asian Stock Markets: A Copula Approach [abstract]
    Cathy Ning (Ryerson University)
    Tony Wirjanto (University of Waterloo)
  Approximating Risk in A Large Portfolio and Empirical Applications [abstract]
    Ba Chu (Carleton Univ.)
Discussants Ba Chu (Carleton Univ.)
  John W. Galbraith (McGill University)
  Shin Kanaya (University of Oxford)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
PEF 5: Themes in Post-Keynesian Economics
Thèmes en économie post-keynésienne
Organizer Louis-Philippe Rochon (Laurentian University)
Chair Louis-Philippe Rochon (Laurentian University)
Presentations Interest and Profit [abstract]
    John Smithin (York University)
  The Implications of Contemporary Monetary Policy Implementation Procedures for the Role of Money in Macroeconomics [abstract]
    Peter Docherty (University of Technology, Sydney)
    Dena Sadeghian (University of Technology, Sydney)
  Monetary and Fiscal Rules in a Stock Flow Consistent model with Demand Shock [abstract]
    Edwin Le Heron (Sciences Po Bordeaux)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CAES 18: Health, Food and Water
Santé, aliments et eau
Chair John Henning (McGill University)
Presentations Modeling Reference-Dependent and Labeling Effects in Consumers' Functional Food Choices
    Ningning Zou (University of Saskatchewan)
    Jill E. Hobbs (University of Saskatchewan)
  Consumer Perceptions and Attitudes towards Healthy Eating in Canada
    Sven Anders (University of Alberta)
    Maryam Chamanifard (University of Alberta)
  At Odds with Drinking Water: Perceived Health Risks and Drinking Water in Canada
    Craig Schram (University of Alberta)
    Wiktor Adamowicz (University of Alberta)
    Diane Dupont (Brock University)
  Assessing Variation in an Individual's Propensity to Undertake Different Adaptive Behaviours Associated with Selecting Diets Low in Fat
    Kumuduni Kulasekera (University of Guelph)
    John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
    Spencer Henson (University of Guelph)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CAES 19: Spatial and Temporal Linkages between Markets
Engrenages spatiaux et temporels entre marchés
Chair Claudia Schmidt (George Morris Centre)
Presentations Are EU Agricultural Markets Integrated?
    Crina Viju (University of Regina)
    William A. Kerr (University of Saskatchewan)
  Spatial and Temporal Influences on Soybean Basis in Ontario
    Getu Hailu (University of Guelph)
    Alex Maynard (University of Guelph)
    Edward Olale (University of Guelph)
    Alfons Weersink (University of Guelph)
  Cointegration Evidence of Structural Factors in Spatial Market Integration: A Study of Rice Markets in Sri Lanka
    Pahan Prasada (University.of Peradeniya)
    Ranjika Walisinghe (Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, Sri Lanka)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CMSG 7: Money I
Monnaie I
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Jonathan Chiu (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Relationship Lending and the Transmission of Monetary Policy [abstract]
    Kinda Hachem (University of Toronto)
  Central Bank Haircut Policy
    James Chapman (Bank of Canada)
    Jonathan Chiu (Bank of Canada)
    Miguel Molico (Bank of Canada)
  Monetary Theory with Non-degenerate Distributions [abstract]
    Hongfei (Amy) Sun (Queen's University)
    Guido Menzio (University of Pennsylvania)
    Shouyong Shi (University of Toronto)
  Monetary Policy, Short-Run Dynamics, and Welfare
    Jonathan Chiu (Bank of Canada)
    Miguel Molico (Bank of Canada)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Banking and Finance
La banque et la finance
Chair Alain Coen (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Presentations Virtual Banking and the Performance of Japanese Financial Institutions [abstract]
    Farkhanda Shamim (Ryerson University, Toronto)
    Nobuyoshi Yamori (Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya Uni)
  Banking Sector Stability and Financial Liberalization: Some Evidence From Malaysia [abstract]
    Chow Fah Yee (University Technology MARA)
    Eu Chye Tan (University of Malaya)
  General Equilibrium with Banks and the Factor Intensity Condition [abstract]
    Emanuel Leao (ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute)
    Pedro Leao (ISEG, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa)
Discussants Alain Coen (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Paul Schure (University of Victoria)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CSLS-CCA: Business Innovation in Canada: Perspectives on the Expert Panel Report of the Council of Canadian Academies Report
Innovation chez les entreprises canadiennes : perspectives du rapport du panel d'experts du Conseil des académies canadiennes
Organizer Peter Nicholson (Council of Canadian Academies)
  Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Chair Pierre Fortin (UQAM)
Panelists Marcel Cote (Secor)
  Richard Harris (Simon Fraser University)
  James Milway (Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity)
  David Wolfe (University of Toronto)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Game Theory and Bargaining Theory I
Théorie des jeux et théorie du marchandage I
Chair Unjy Song (U of British Columbia)
Presentations Observations on Mixed strategy Equilibria in Non-strictly Ordinal 2x2 Games [abstract]
    David Robinson (Laurentian Univerivity)
    David Goforth (Laurentian University)
  Why Partial Tender Offers are Suboptimal? [abstract]
    Mehmet Dalkir (University of New Brunswick)
    Elif Dalkir (University of New Brunswick)
  Fixed price offer in on-line auction markets [abstract]
    Laura Meriluoto (University of Canterbury)
    Hamish Kidd (Macquary Finance)
Discussants Rene Kirkegaard (Brock University)
  Unjy Song (U of British Columbia)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Topics in Labour Economics II
Sujets en économie du travail II
Chair Aneta Bonikowska (Statistics Canada)
Presentations Working Under the Table: A Study of Firms in Developing Countries that Employ Informal Workers [abstract]
    Lindsay Tedds (University of Victoria)
  Regional Labor Markets and Aging in Germany [abstract]
    Carsten Ochsen (University of Rostock)
  Participation in Retirement Plans in Canada: Recent Trends [abstract]
    André Léonard (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
Discussants Ted McDonald (University of New Brunswick)
  Chunling Fu (Statistics Canada)
  Aneta Bonikowska (Statistics Canada)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CAES 20: Demand Analysis
Analyse de la demande
Chair Bruno Larue (Université Laval)
Presentations Consumer Demand for Convenience Chicken Meat Products in Canada
    Lingling Yu (University of Guelph)
    Getu Hailu (University of Guelph)
  Habit, BSE and the Dynamics of Beef Consumption
    Yulian Ding (University of Alberta)
    Michele Veeman (University of Alberta)
    Wiktor Adamowicz (University of Alberta)
  Impact of Advertising and Habit Forming Preferences on Demand for Food Away from Home (FAFH) in Canada
    Jeewani Fernando (University of Alberta)
    Ellen Goddard (University of Alberta)
    Tomas Nilsson (University of Alberta)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CAES 21 - CAES Symposium: Innovation and the Canadian Agri-Food Sector
Innovation dans le secteur agro-alimentaire canadien
Organizer John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
Chair Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
Presentations Learning and the Optimal Timing of Targeted R&D Grants
    James Vercammen (University of British Columbia)
  A Review of Research on Food Processor Innovation in Canada
    Derek Brewin (University of Manitoba)
  Has the TRIPs Agreement Strengthened Protection of Intellectual Property Rights? A Dynamic Panel Investigation
    Ryan Cardwell (University of Manitoba)
    Pascal L. Ghazalian (University of Lethbridge)
  An Analysis of Innovation in the Canadian Bioproducts Industry
    Pamela Laughland (University of Western Ontario)
    John Cranfield (University of Guelph)
    David Sparling (University of Guelph)
Discussants Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CNEH 3: Paths to Industrial Development
Voies vers le développement industriel
Organizer Ian Keay (Queen's University)
Chair David Jacks (Simon Fraser University)
Presentations Industrial Development Despite Parochial Technology [abstract]
    Ian Keay (Queen's University)
    Kris Inwood (University of Guelph)
  South Korea and Taiwan, 1948-78 - export-led industrialization? [abstract]
    Michael Jolly (Ryerson University)
  Elites in the Industrialization of China and Japan, 1850-2000 [abstract]
    Carl Mosk (University of Victoria)
Discussants Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
  Byron Lew (Trent University)
  Mary MacKinnon (McGill University)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Topics in Health Economics I
Sujets en économie de la santé I
Chair Casey Warman (Queen's University)
Presentations Does the Way Physicians are Paid Influence the Way they Practice? The Case of Canadian Family Physicians' Work Activity [abstract]
    Sisira Sarma (University of Western Ontario)
    Rose Anne Devlin (University of Ottawa)
    Bachir Belhadji (Health Canada)
    Amardeep Thind (University of Western Ontario)
  The Impact of Cancer Screening on Cancer Detection: Evidence from Canada and the U.S. [abstract]
    Erin Strumpf (McGill University)
    Srikanth Kadiyala (University of Washington)
  The Impact of Market Structure on Health [abstract]
    Kate Rybczynski (University of Waterloo)
    Lori Curtis (University of Waterloo)
Discussants Padmaja Ayyagari (Yale University)
  Alan Diener (Public Health Agency of Canada)
  Casey Warman (Queen's University)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Development 1: Preferences of donors and aid recipients
Développement 1 : préférences des donneurs et des bénéficiaires
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Ryan Compton (University of Manitoba)
Presentations The Intrinsic Value of Democracy: An Empirical Analysis [abstract]
    David Bazoumana Ouattara (Swansea University)
    J. Atsu Amegashie (University of Guelph)
  Vote Buying as a Determinant of Foreign Aid - Evidence from the International Whaling Commission [abstract]
    Christian Dippel (Univerity of Toronto)
  Foreign Aid Receipts and Ratification of Human Rights Treaties by Developing Countries [abstract]
    Arvind Magesan (University of Toronto)
Discussants Kurt Annen (University of Guelph)
  Mak Arvin (Trent University)
  Ken Jackson (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
CREE I: Empirical and Applied Environmental Economics
Économie environnementale empirique et appliquée
Chair Diane Dupont (Brock University)
Presentations Energy Security, Oil (Tar) Sands Development And Climate Change Policy: What Route To Take In North America? [abstract]
    Stephan Schott (Carleton University)
  Gender, Household, and Regional Differences in Water Consumption Choices [abstract]
    Diane Dupont (Brock University)
    Wiktor Adamowicz (University of Alberta)
    Alan Krupnick (Resources for the Future)
  Linking Air Pollutants to Health Outcomes Across Canada [abstract]
    Werner Antweiler (University of British Columbia)
Discussants John Janmaat (University of British Columbia Okanagan)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Quality of Life and Happiness
Qualité de vie et bonheur
Chair Georges Dionne (HEC Montreal)
Presentations From a Young Teen's Perspective: Income and the Happiness of Canadian 12 to 15 Year-Olds [abstract]
    Shelley Phipps (Dalhousie University)
    Peter Burton (Dalhousie University)
  Liberties, Growth, and Happiness - A Cross-Country Analysis [abstract]
    Sukhwinder Bagi (Bloomsburg University)
  Budget Allocation, Relative Consumption and Inequality: When is Aggregate Income Welfare Reducing? [abstract]
    Jesse Matheson (University of Calgary)
Discussants Sukhwinder Bagi (Bloomsburg University)
  Georges Dionne (HEC Montreal)
  Shelley Phipps (Dalhousie University)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Innovation: 3-Slide Session
Innovation : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Mariano Tappata (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Dynamics of Consumer Adoption of Financial Innovations: The Case of ATM Cards [abstract]
    Botao Yang (University of Toronto)
    Andrew Ching (University of Toronto)
  Patent Thickets, Spillovers, and Market Value: Evidence from a Panel of US Firms [abstract]
    Mahdiyeh Entezarkheir (University of Waterloo)
  Productivity Growth, Worker Reallocation and Innovation [abstract]
    Ali Fakih (HEC Montréal)
  TFP growth, Technological Progress, and Efficiency Changes: Empirical Evidence from Canadian Manufacturing Industries [abstract]
    Mahamat Hamit-Haggar (University of Ottawa)
  Bilateral Technology Diffusion and Trade [abstract]
    Yao (Amber) Li (University of Western Ontario)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Labour Economics: 3-Slide Session
Économie du travail : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Alice Nakamura (University of Alberta)
Presentations The Impact of Childcare Cost on Maternal Labor Supply: Individual Heterogeneity and Sample Selection Corrected Panel Data Evidence from Canada [abstract]
    Eyob Fissuh (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
  Mobility and Career Concerns of Patent Examiners: an Analysis of U.S. Data [abstract]
    Corinne Langinier (University of Alberta)
    Stephanie Lluis (University of Waterloo)
  Impact of Social Networks on Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from Community Employment Innovation Project [abstract]
    Adnan Khan (Queen's University)
  The Effect of Enclave Residence on Canadian Immigrants' Labour Market Activities: An Analysis Based on Panel Data [abstract]
    Jiong Tu (McMaster University)
  A Structural Model of Strike Durations [abstract]
    Sadat Reza (York University)
    Paul Rilstone (York University)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Monetary Policy and Inflation II
Politique monétaire et inflation
Chair Eric Santor (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Testing For Rule of Thumb Price-Setting [abstract]
    José Dorich (Bank of Canada)
  Flexible Inflation Targets: An Empirical Investigation [abstract]
    Graham Voss (University of Victoria)
    Glenn Otto (University of New South Wales, Sydney)
Discussants Hyuk-jae Rhee (University of Windsor)
  Eric Santor (Bank of Canada)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
The Payment System and the Medium of Exchange
Système de paiements et moyen d'échange
Chair Denise Côté (Banque du Canada)
Presentations Which Bank is the Central Bank? An Application of Markov Theory to the Canadian Large Value Transfer System [abstract]
    James Chapman (Bank of Canada)
    Morten Bech (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
    Rod Garratt (University of California - Santa Barbara)
  For Saturday: Estimating the Structure of the Payment Network in the LVTS: An Application of Estimating Communities in Network Data [abstract]
    Nellie Y.N. Zhang (Bank of Canada)
    James T.E. Chapman (Bank of Canada)
  Choosing and using payment instruments: Evidence from German micro-data [abstract]
    Tobias Schmidt (Deutsche Bundesbank)
    Ulf von Kalckreuth (Deutsche Bundesbank)
    Helmut Stix (Oesterreichische Nationalbank)
Discussants Denise Côté (Banque du Canada)
  Tobias Schmidt (Deutsche Bundesbank)
  Hui Zhu (Queen's University)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Foreign Investment and Multinationals
Investissement direct étranger
Chair Runjuan Liu (University of Alberta)
Presentations Foreign Multinational Production in Canadian Manufacturing Sector [abstract]
    Weimin Wang (Industry Canada)
  Multinational Subsidiary Networks [abstract]
    Chen Maggie (George Washington University)
  How Does Nationality Affect Plant Divestitures and Acquisitions? [abstract]
    Yanling Wang (Carleton University)
Discussants Runjuan Liu (University of Alberta)
  Joana Silva (The World Bank and GEP, University of Nottingham)

Sat 14:00 - 15:30 Loc. TBA
Business Cycles, International Finance and Globalization
Cycle économique, finance internationale et mondialisation
Organizer Hashmat Khan (Carleton University)
Chair Hashmat Khan (Carleton University)
Presentations Globalization and Asset Prices: Which Trade-Offs Do Central Banks Face in Small Open Economies? [abstract]
    Rolf Knütter (Research Assistant, University of Hagen, Germany)
    Helmut Wagner (Professor, University of Hagen)
  News and knowledge capital [abstract]
    Christopher Gunn (McMaster University)
    Alok Johri (McMaster University)
  The Quantitative Importance of News Shocks in Estimated DSGE Models [abstract]
    Hashmat Khan (Carleton University)
    John Tsoukalas (University of Nottingham)
  Asymmetric Information, Portfolio Managers and Home Bias [abstract]
    Jordi Mondria (University of Toronto)
    Wioletta Dziuda (Kellogg School of Management)
Discussants Ali Dib (Bank of Canada)
  Wei Dong (Bank of Canada)
  Matthew Doyle (University of Waterloo)
  Jean-Paul Lam (University of Waterloo and RCEA)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
State of the Art Lecture - Marcel Boyer
État des connaissances - Marcel Boyer
Chair Curtis Eaton (University of Calgary)
Speaker Marcel Boyer (Université de Montréal)
  Intellectual Property Rights for the Digital Era

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CDESG 6: Education in Development
Éducation et développement
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Sonia Laszlo (McGill University)
Presentations Fertility, education, child labor, and domestic chores: theory and evidence from Senegal [abstract]
    Ousmane Faye (African Population & Health Research Centre - APHRC)
    Bertrand Verheyden (IRISS, CEPS/INSTEAD)
  The Effect of Tutoring on Secondary Streaming in Egypt [abstract]
    Asmaa Elbadawy (McMaster University & Population Council, MENA)
  Food for thought: Assessing the impact of a country-wide school feeding program [abstract]
    Louise Grogan (Guelph)
Discussants Louis-Philippe Morin (University of Ottawa)
  Tammy Schirle (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  Martin Valdivia (GRADE)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Bank of Canada - Macro-financial linkages in Dynamic Models
Banque du Canada - engrenages financiers dans les modèles dynamiques
Organizer Carlos de Resende (Bank of Canada)
Chair Carlos de Resende (Bank of Canada)
Presentations How Important are Financial Frictions in the U.S. and the Euro Area? [abstract]
    Virginia Queijo von Heideken (Sveriges Riksbank)
  Credit and Interbank Markets in a DSGE Model: A Microfounded Framework [abstract]
    Ali Dib (Bank of Canada)
  On the Amplification Role of Collateral Constraints [abstract]
    Caterina Mendicino (Central Bank of Portugal)
Discussants Kevin Moran (Université Laval)
  Virginia Queijo von Heideken (Sveriges Riksbank)
  Pavel Sevcik (Université de Montréal)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CD Howe: Financial Stability, Procyclicality and Capital Regulation of Financial Institutions
CD Howe : stabilité financière, procyclicité et réglementation des institutions financières
Organizer Finn Poschmann (C.D. Howe Institute)
Chair David Dodge (Queen's University)
Presentations Macro and Micro-Prudential regulation, Pro-Cyclicality and Basel II: Comments and Proposals from a Skeptic [abstract]
    Nicholas Le Pan (Chairman, Canadian Public Accountability Board and former Superintendent of Financial Institutions)
Discussants Paul Masson (University of Toronto)
  Frank Milne (Queen's University & Bank of Canada)
  Finn Poschmann (C.D. Howe Institute)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
The Return to Education
Rendements à l'éducation
Chair Justin Smith (University of Manitoba)
Presentations Human Capital Theory, Returns to Education and On-the-job Learning: Evidence from Canadian Data [abstract]
    Mohsen Bouaissa (HRSDC Canada)
  Earnings And The Value Of A Canadian University Degree [abstract]
    James McIntosh (Concordia University)
Discussants Justin Smith (University of Manitoba)
  Justin Bayard (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
  Paul Contoyannis (McMaster University)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
MESA/CMSF I: Access to Postsecondary Education: Background, Ability and Schooling Effects
Accès à la formation post-secondaire : effets de l'arrière-plan socio-économique, de la capacité innée et de l'éducation
Organizer Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)
  Anne Motte (Canada Millennium Scholarship Fdn)
Chair Anne Motte (Canada Millennium Scholarship Fdn)
Presentations Access to post-secondary education in Canada: new evidence on the effects of family background. [abstract]
    Stephen Childs (Queen's University)
    Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)
    Richard Mueller (University of Lethbridge)
  Access to Post-Secondary Education in Canada: Why are there Differences between Provinces? [abstract]
    Richard Mueller (University of Lethbridge)
    Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)
  The Implications of Peer Effects and Parental Influences on University Attendance [abstract]
    Michael Hoy (University of Guelph)
    Louis Christofides (University of Cyprus)
    Zhi (Jane) Li (University of Guelph)
    Thanasis Stengos (University of Guelph)
  Cognitive and Noncognitive Ability and Educational Attainment in Canada [abstract]
    Jorgen Hansen (Concordia University)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
R&D and Innovation
R&D et innovation
Chair Malick Souare (Industry Canada)
Presentations A Study To Improve Innovation For Small Business And Research Funding For Colleges [abstract]
    Terry James (Seneca College)
  Impact of Canadian Biotechnology University Research Funding [abstract]
    Catherine Beaudry (École Polytechnique de Montréal)
    Maxime Clerk-Lamalice (École Polytechnique de Montréal)
  R&D and Recall of New Drugs Under Asymmetric Learning [abstract]
    Ayar Musa (University of Western Ontario)
    Hugo Mialon (Emory University)
Discussants Yang Seung Lee (University of Alberta)
  Travis Ka Ho Ng (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CESG 9: Financial Econometrics III
Économétrie financière III
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair Garima Vasishtha (Bank of Canada)
Presentations A State Space Approach To Estimating The Integrated Variance And Microstructure Noise Component [abstract]
    Daisuke Nagakura (Bank of Japan)
    Toshiaki Watanabe (Hitotsubashi University)
  Politics, Stock Markets, and Model Uncertainty [abstract]
    Otto Reich (Massey University)
    Peren Arin (Massey University)
    Alexander Molchanov (Massey University)
  Long Memory and Nonlinearity in Conditional Variances: A Smooth Transition FIGARCH Model [abstract]
    Rehim Kilic (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Discussants Wing Chan (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  Cathy Ning (Ryerson University)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
PEF 6: Financialization
Financialisation
Organizer Armine Yalnizyan (Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives)
Chair Mario Seccareccia (University of Ottawa)
Panelists Marc Lavoie (University of Ottawa)
  Brenda Spotton-Visano (York University)
  Armine Yalnizyan (Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CAES 22: Empirical Modelling
Modélisation empirique
Chair Msafiri Daudi Mbaga (Sultan Qaboos University)
Presentations Trade Impacts of Management Standards: Are ISO 9000 Standards Facilitating Tools or Implicit Barriers?
    Kathryn A. Boys (Clemson University)
    Jason H. Grant (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
  Volatility Spill-over in a Customs Union: A Case Study of Sheep Imports in South America from Namibia
    Rakhal Sarker (University of Guelph)
    Olubukola A. Oyewumi (University of Guelph)
  Subsidy Removal from Agricultural and Food Industry Sectors of Iran: A Price-Based SAM Model
    Terrence S Veeman (University of Alberta)
    Habibollah Salami (Tehran University)
    Vahedeh Ansari (University of Tehran)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CAES 23: Technology
Technologie
Chair Sven Anders (University of Alberta)
Presentations The Effect of Supply and Demand Shocks on Technology Adoption: The Case of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin
    Henry An (UC-Davis)
  Estimating Non-Linear Yield Responses to Extreme Temperatures for Major Crops in the Canadian Prairies
    Susan Robertson (University of Alberta)
    Jim Unterschultz (University of Alberta)
    Scott Jeffrey (University of Alberta)
  Contributions of Weather Conditions, Fertilizer Management and Technological Advances to Increased Canola Yields
    Richard Carew (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    Elwin Smith (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
  Analyzing People's Perceptions of Risks and Benefits of Plant Molecular Farming
    Wiktor Adamowicz (University of Alberta)
    Michele Veeman (University of Alberta)
    Dmitriy Volinskiy (University of Alberta)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CMSG/Bank of Canada: Money Policy
Politique monétaire
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Francisco Ruge-Murcia (Universite de Montreal)
Presentations Financial Shocks and the Zero Bound on Nominal Interest Rates [abstract]
    Malik Shukayev (Bank of Canada)
    Robert Amano (Bank of Canada)
  Real Effects of Price Stability with Endogenous Nominal Indexation
    Yaz Terajima (Bank of Canada)
    Cesaire Meh (Bank of Canada)
    Vincenzo Quadrini (University of Southern California)
  Monetary Policy when Wages are Downwardly Rigid
    Francisco Ruge-Murcia (Universite de Montreal)
    Jinill Kim (Federal Reserve Board)
Discussants Craig Burnside (Duke University)
  Oleksiy Kryvstov (Bank of Canada)
  Kevin Moran (Université Laval)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CEBERG 7: Coordination and Communication in Groups
Coordination et communication au sein des groupes
Organizer Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
  Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
Chair Jingjing Zhang (Mcmaster University)
Presentations Group Composition and Cooperation [abstract]
    Alexander Smith (University of Calgary)
  Coordination, Communication and Group Formation [abstract]
    Dietmar Fehr (Technische Universität Berlin)
  Communication in Common-Pool Resource Environment with Output Sharing in Partnerships [abstract]
    Jingjing Zhang (Mcmaster University)
    Neil Buckley (York University)
    Stuart Mestelman (McMaster University)
    R. Andrew Muller (McMaster University)
    Stephan Schott (Carleton University)
Discussants Gregory J DeAngelo (UCSB/ CU Denver)
  Stuart Mestelman (McMaster University)
  Khalid Nainar (McMaster)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Applications of Search Theory in Housing and Finance
Économie immobilière
Chair Farkhanda Shamim (Ryerson University, Toronto)
Presentations The Economics of Optimal Stopping [abstract]
    Robert Cairns (McGill University)
    Graham Davis (Colorado School of Mines)
  Social housing and rental housing market in an equilibrium rent search model [abstract]
    Sébastien Ménard (GAINS-TEPP (CNRS); Faculté d'économie du Mans)
  Is There A Stable Matching Function in the Market for Existing Homes? [abstract]
    Lu Han (University of Toronto)
    David Genesove (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Discussants Lu Han (University of Toronto)
  Sébastien Ménard (GAINS-TEPP (CNRS); Faculté d'économie du Mans)
  Farkhanda Shamim (Ryerson University, Toronto)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Issues in Trade and Development
Chair John Ries (Sauder School of Business, UBC)
Presentations The Indian Business Process Outsourcing Industry: An Evaluation of Firm-Level Performance [abstract]
    Arti Grover (Delhi School of Economics)
  Investment-Specific Technology Shocks, Factor Market Rigidity and the Volatility of the Terms of Trade [abstract]
    Sharif Faisal Khan (Queen's University)
  Migration Policies, Investment in Education, and Human Capital Flows: a General Equilibrium Approach [abstract]
    Vincenzo Caponi (Ryerson University)
    Claustre Bajona (Ryerson University)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Game Theory and Bargaining Theory II
Théorie des jeux et théorie du marchandage II
Chair David Robinson (Laurentian Univerivity)
Presentations Wage Posting Without Full Commitment [abstract]
    Matthew Doyle (University of Waterloo)
    Jacob Wong (University of Adelaide)
  Balancing Bargaining Power between Internal and External Suppliers [abstract]
    Mihkel Tombak (University of Toronto)
    Sergio Meza (University of Toronto)
  Optimal Sharing Rules in Repeated Partnerships [abstract]
    Tadashi Sekiguchi (Kyoto University)
    Hajime Kobayashi (Osaka Prefecture University)
    Katsunori Ohta (Wakayama University)
Discussants Elif Dalkir (University of New Brunswick)
  David Robinson (Laurentian Univerivity)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CAES 24: Agricultural Policy
Politique agricole
Chair Derek Brewin (University of Manitoba)
Presentations Acreage Response to Government Farm Programs
    Samira Bakhshi (University of Saskatchewan)
    Richard S. Gray (University of Saskatchewan)
  Impact of Agricultural Policy on Caloric Intake Levels for Specific Food Items
    Brad Rickard (Cornell Univeristy)
  BSE in Canada: Assessing the Economic Losses and the Government Compensation to the Beef Sector
    Kurt Klein (University of Lethbridge)
    Danny G. LeRoy (University of Lethbridge)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CDESG Panel session: The Global Food Crisis: Implications for the Developing World
Panel : la crise alimentaire mondiale : conséquences pour les pays en développement
Sponsored by Canadian Development Economics Study Group
Organizer Ryan Compton (University of Manitoba)
  Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
  Sonia Laszlo (McGill University)
Chair Louise Grogan (Guelph)
Panelists Susanna Horton (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  Will Martin (World Bank)
  Maximo Torero (IFPRI)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CNEH 4: International and Domestic Factor Markets
Marchés des facteurs nationaux et internationaux
Organizer Ian Keay (Queen's University)
Chair Ian Keay (Queen's University)
Presentations Commodity Price Volatility and World Market Integration since 1700 [abstract]
    David Jacks (Simon Fraser University)
    Kevin O'Rourke (Trinity College Dublin)
    Jeffrey Williamson (Harvard University)
  Immigration and Trade in Recent Australian History [abstract]
    Andrew J Clarke (University of Melbourne)
    Russell Hillberry (University of Melbourne)
  The United States Postal Money Ordersystem In The 19Th Century [abstract]
    Thomas Velk (McGill University)
    Terence Hines (Pace University)
Discussants Livio Di Matteo (Lakehead University)
  Les Oxley (University of Canterbury)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Topics in Health Economics II
Sujets en économie de la santé II
Chair Erin Strumpf (McGill University)
Presentations Why some insured patients do not use their health insurance card when seeking health services? Accessing health insurance benefits and its determinants - the case of Vietnam [abstract]
    Ardeshir Sepehri (University of Manitoba)
    Sisira Sarma (University of Western Ontario)
    John Serieux (University of Manitoba)
  Health Economics: Society Needs Justification [abstract]
    Khandakar Elahi (York University)
  Social effect and female genital mutilation [abstract]
    Salmata Ouedraogo (UQAC)
Discussants Erin Strumpf (McGill University)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Development 8: International Trade and development
Développement 8 : commerce international et développement
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Louis Hotte (University of Ottawa)
Presentations Underdevelopment and Serial Industrialization in a Ricardian Trade Model with Learning-by-doing [abstract]
    Paul Friesen (University of Guelph)
  Subsistence Consumption and Trade with Uncertainty [abstract]
    Jingsong Yu (University of Ottawa)
    Louis Hotte (University of Ottawa)
  Is Skill Diversity a Source of Productivity and Exports in Developing Countries? [abstract]
    John Morrow (UW-Madison)
Discussants Maria Bejan (Itam)
  Andres Lopez (Mercosur Network of Economic Research)
  Shintaro Yamaguchi (McMaster University)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
CREE II: Resource Economics
Économie des ressources
Chair Linda Nostbakken (University of Alberta)
Presentations Capacity adjustment and drivers of investment in a fishery with tradable output quotas [abstract]
    Linda Nostbakken (University of Alberta)
  Optimal Taxation in a Small Open Exhaustible Resource-Exporting Economy [abstract]
    Jennifer Winter (University of Calgary)
    John Boyce (University of Calgary)
  Water Markets, Licences, and Conservation: Some Implications [abstract]
    John Janmaat (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
Discussants Corinne Langinier (University of Alberta)
  Itziar Lazkano (University of Calgary)
  John Livernois (University of Guelph)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
International Trade and Investment: 3-Slide Session
Commerce international et investissement : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Sumeet Gulati (University of British Columbia)
Presentations Offshoring, Trade in Tasks and Occupational Specificity of Human Capital [abstract]
    Moritz Ritter (University of Toronto)
  Outsourcing and non-monotonic effect of tariffs [abstract]
    Andrea Pierce (Ryerson University)
    Debapriya Sen (Ryerson University)
  Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on [abstract]
    Somaieh Nikpoor (University of Ottawa)
  Sorting in Exporting Market Selection: Evidence from China [abstract]
    Luhang Wang (University of Toronto)
  The Effects of the Length of the Period of Commitment on the Stability of International Environmental Agreements [abstract]
    Robeny Bruno Nkuiya Mbakop (University Of Montreal)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Employment and Wages: 3-Slide Session
Emploi et salaires : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Jennifer Hunt (McGill University)
Presentations Can Employment Protection Increase Work Hours Volatility? Evidence From Canadian Provinces [abstract]
    Nicolas Lepage-Saucier (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  Sources of Wage Growth and Returns to Tenure in Italy [abstract]
    Michele Battisti (Simon Fraser University)
  Religiosity and Earning: A Behavioural Appreciation [abstract]
    Maryam Dilmaghani (McGill University)
  A multiple spell analysis of the duration of employment in Canada [abstract]
    Luke Ignaczak (Carleton University)
    Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
  Jobless Growth in a Developing Country: An Analysis of Pakistani Data [abstract]
    Azad Haider (Saint Mary's University)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Monetary Policy and Inflation III
Politique monétaire et inflation III
Chair Graham Voss (University of Victoria)
Presentations Money and price posting under private information [abstract]
    Janet Hua Jiang (University of Manitoba)
    Mei Dong (Simon Fraser University)
  Intergenerational Transmission of Inflation Aversion: Theory and Evidence [abstract]
    Etienne Farvaque (Université de Lille 1)
    Alexander Mihailov (University of Reading)
  Deflation Risks Under Alternative Monetary Policy Rules [abstract]
    Marianne Johnson (Bank of Canada)
    Douglas Laxton (International Monetary Fund)
    Ondra Kamenik (International Monetary Fund)
    Kevin Clinton
Discussants José Dorich (Bank of Canada)
  Graham Voss (University of Victoria)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
The Banking System
Le système bancaire
Chair James Chapman (Bank of Canada)
Presentations A Positive Analysis of Deposit Insurance Provision Among Countries: The Case of Europe Union Countries in 2008 [abstract]
    Merwan Engineer (University of Victoria)
    Gillis Mark (University of Victoria)
  Financial Intermediation: a network view [abstract]
    Afrasiab Mirza (Queen's University)
  Updating Forecasts in Vector Autoregression Models with an Application to the Canadian Banking Industry [abstract]
    Hui Zhu (Queen's University)
    Allan W. Gregory (Queen's University)
Discussants James Chapman (Bank of Canada)
  Jean-Sébastien Fontaine (Bank of Canada)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Comparative Advantage
Avantage comparatif
Chair Yanling Wang (Carleton University)
Presentations Vertical Comparative Advantage [abstract]
    Bernard Beaudreau (Université Laval)
  Is intra-industry trade driven by comparative advantage? [abstract]
    Eckhard Siggel (Concordia University)
  Comparative Advantage and Competitive Advantage: An Economics Perspective and a Synthesis [abstract]
    Satya Dev Gupta (St. Thomas University)
Discussants Chen Maggie (George Washington University)
  Weimin Wang (Industry Canada)
  Yanling Wang (Carleton University)

Sat 16:00 - 17:30 Loc. TBA
Monetary Union and Financial Linkage
Union monétaire et engrenages financiers
Chair Guillermo Vuletin (Colby College)
Presentations Currency Areas and International Assistance [abstract]
    Worrall Tim (Manchester University)
    Picard Pierre (University of Luxembourg)
  Fiscal Risk in a Monetary Union [abstract]
    Christos Shiamptanis (Trent University)
    Betty Daniel (Federal Reserve Board)
  A simple but flexible and insightful model for empirical research on the feasibility of monetary union between small and large countries [abstract]
    Rosmy Jean Louis (Vancouver Island University)
Discussants Guillermo Vuletin (Colby College)
  Shengzu Wang (Fudan University)

Sat 17:45 - 19:00 Loc. TBA
Presidential Address - Ralph Winter
Discours présidentiel - Ralph Winter
Chair Aloysius Siow (University of Toronto)
Speaker Ralph Winter (University of British Columbia)
  Economic Theory in the Courtroom: Competition Policy and Single-Firm Conduct

Sat 18:30 - 22:00 Loc. TBA
CAES Reception and Awards Dinner
Réception CAES et souper palmarès

Sat 19:00 - 22:00 Loc. TBA
Reception
Réception

 
 
 
 
 
Sunday, May 31, 2009

Sun 08:00 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CAES New Executive Breakfast Meeting
Déjeuner du nouveau conseil exécutif CAES

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
MESA/CMSF II: Access to PSE: How students get there and what happens when they do
Accès à la formation post-secondaire : comment les étudiants y parviennent y ce qui leur arrive lorsqu'ils y sont
Organizer Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)
  Anne Motte (Canada Millennium Scholarship Fdn)
Chair Alex Usher (Education Policy Institute)
Presentations The Patterns of Persistence in Post-Secondary Education in Canada: Evidence from the YITS-A [abstract]
    Hanqing (Theresa) Qiu (Statistics Canada)
    Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)
  Differences in Grading Standards: Causes and the Impact on Post-Secondary Education Accessibility and Success [abstract]
    Torben Drewes (Trent University)
  The choice to take a Gap Year: evidence from YITS-A [abstract]
    David Johnson (Wilfrid Laurier University)
    Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)
  Who Studies Part-time? An Examination of Canadian Post-Secondary Students Aged 18-30 [abstract]
    Kathleen Day (University of Ottawa)
    Anne Motte (Canada Millennium Scholarship Fdn)
    Hanqing (Theresa) Qiu (Statistics Canada)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Industry Studies
Études d'industries
Chair Loretta Fung (University of Alberta and National Tsing Hua University)
Presentations A Monopolistic Competition Economic Model of the Horticultural Industry with a Risk of Harmful Plant Invasion [abstract]
    Duncan Knowler (Simon Fraser University)
    Ed Barbier (University of Wyoming)
    Johnson Gwatipedza (University of Wyoming)
    Sarah Reichard (University of Washington)
  Regional-Level Analysis of Oligopsony Power in the Ukrainian Milk Processing Industry: Evidence from Transition Countries [abstract]
    Oleksandr Perekhozhuk (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe)
    Michael Grings (Martin Luther University)
    Thomas Glauben (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Develo)
  Dynamic Price Dependence of Canadian and World Art Markets: An Empirical Analysis
    Aylin Seckin (Istanbul Bilgi University)
    Douglas Hodgson (UQAM)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CESG 10: Resource, Energy & Environmental Econometrics
Économétrie des ressources, de l'énergie et de l'environnement
Organizer Lynda Khalaf (Carleton University)
  Marcel Voia (Carleton University)
Chair Frances Woolley (Carleton University)
Presentations Using choice experiments to analyze consumers' preferences for the attributes of non-market goods. [abstract]
    Daniel Haile (Memorial University)
    Louis Slangen (Wageningen Unviersity , the Netherlands)
    Qin Tu (Wageningen University, the Netherlands)
  Forecasting Commodity Prices: A Simple Evaluation of Several Models [abstract]
    Ilan Kolet (Bank of Canada)
    James Younker (Bank of Canada)
  Measurement Errors in Recall Food Consumption Data [abstract]
    Matthew Brzozowski (York University)
    Naeem Ahmed (McMaster University)
    Thomas F. Crossley (University of Cambridge)
Discussants Matthew Brzozowski (York University)
  Sonia Laszlo (McGill University)
  Christos Ntantamis (CREATES, Aarhus University)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
PEF 7: Born Again Keynes
Keynes régénéré
Organizer Mel Watkins (University of Toronto)
Chair Mel Watkins (University of Toronto)
Presentations Why Looting the Treasury is not Keynesian Economics?
    Duncan Cameron (Simon Fraser University)
  How Keynesianism Came to Canada: Canadian Economic Policy, 1936-1945 [abstract]
    Hugh Grant (University of Winnipeg)
  Keynes and 'National Self-Sufficiency': Is there too much trade? [abstract]
    Mel Watkins (University of Toronto)
Discussants Armine Yalnizyan (Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CMSG 9: Business Cycles
Cycles économiques
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Hajime Tomura (Bank of Canada)
Presentations Financial Factors and Labour Market Fluctuations
    Yahong Zhang (Bank of Canada)
  Measuring the Effects of Fiscal Policy
    Foued Chihi (HEC Montreal)
    Hafedh Bouakez (HEC Montreal)
    Michel Normandin (HEC Montreal)
  Heterogeneous Beliefs and Housing-Market Boom-Bust Cycles
    Hajime Tomura (Bank of Canada)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Game Theory and Bargaining Theory III
Théorie des jeux et théorie du marchandage III
Chair Mihkel Tombak (University of Toronto)
Presentations On the Use of Identity in Strategic Network Management [abstract]
    Florentina N. Uzea (University of Saskatchewan)
    Murray Fulton (University of Saskatchewan)
  Complex behavioiur in challenging social situations [abstract]
    David Goforth (Laurentian University)
    David Robinson (Laurentian Univerivity)
  The Art of Compromise [abstract]
    Maria Gallego (Wilfrid Laurier University)
    David Scoones (University of Victoria)
Discussants Matthew Doyle (University of Waterloo)
  Tadashi Sekiguchi (Kyoto University)
  Mihkel Tombak (University of Toronto)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Immigration I
Chair Serge Nadeau (University of Ottawa)
Presentations Labour Market Regulations, Taxes and International Migration [abstract]
    Haozhen Zhang (HRSDC, Government of Canada)
  Does Foreign Human Capital Help Immigrants Find Jobs Related to their Education? [abstract]
    Jason Dean (McGill University)
  Duration of Access of Canadian Immigrants to the First Job in Intended Occupation [abstract]
    Li Xue (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
    Gilles Grenier (University of Ottawa)
Discussants Qiang Li (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
  Serge Nadeau (University of Ottawa)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Law and Economics I
Droit et économie I
Chair Eric Terry (Ryerson University)
Presentations Canada's Draft Abuse of Dominance Guidelines: A Comparative Look [abstract]
    Lilla Csorgo (Competition Bureau)
  Patent Thickets and the Market for Innovation: Evidence from Settlement of Patent Disputes [abstract]
    Alberto Galasso (University of Toronto)
    Mark Schankerman (London School of Economics)
  Selection efficiency of the business reorganization procedure of Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and Creditor Protection [abstract]
    Benoit Mario Papillon (Uqtr)
Discussants Sofia Johan (Tilburg Law and Economics Centre)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Development 9: Open economy macroeconomics and development
Développement 9 : macroéconomie des économies ouvertes et développement
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Wimal Rankaduwa (University of Prince Edward Island)
Presentations The Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on Exports in Transition and Developing Economies: An Empirical Analysis [abstract]
    Afshan Dar (University of Ottawa)
  Openness to Trade and Output Volatility [abstract]
    Maria Bejan (Itam)
  International investment in tourism and the development dimension. [abstract]
    Diana Barrowclough (United Nations Conference for Trade and Development)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
CREE Student Session I: Theory
Séance étudiante CREE I : théorie
Chair Jennifer Winter (University of Calgary)
Presentations 2x2 Axiomatic Bargaining in Trade-Environment Negotiations [abstract]
    Walid Marrouch (HEC Montréal)
    Justin Leroux (HEC Montréal)
  The role of technology in the efficient intergenerational level of environmental quality [abstract]
    Itziar Lazkano (University of Calgary)
  A Spatial Model of International Trade in Exhaustible Resources [abstract]
    Octave Keutiben (Université de Montréal)
Discussants Octave Keutiben (Université de Montréal)
  Jennifer Winter (University of Calgary)
  Joel Wood (University of Guelph)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Development of Economic Thought I
Développement de la pensée économique I
Chair Parveen Gill (Sheridan Cllege)
Presentations How Marshallian Economics Came to Canada [abstract]
    Robert Dimand (Brock University)
    Robin Neill (University of Prince Edward Island)
  The Walrasian and the Marxian numéraire: its link to gold as a variable standard of value [abstract]
    Jean-Guy Loranger (Université de Montréal)
  Asimakopulos, Holmes and Rothwell on Monthly Baskets in the Consumer Price Index [abstract]
    Andrew Baldwin (Statistics Canada)
Discussants Khandakar Elahi (York University)
  Ruth Forsdyke (Dalhousie University)
  Parveen Gill (Sheridan Cllege)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Asset Markets: 3-Slide Session
Marché des actifs : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Lu Han (University of Toronto)
Presentations Return Chasing Of Foreign Traders On The Cross-Section Of Local Stocks [abstract]
    Ali Emre Konukoglu (University of Toronto)
  Inference in Asset Pricing Models with a Low-Variance Factor [abstract]
    Hua Shang (Concordia University)
  A Comparative Analysis of the Returns on Provincial and Federal Canadian Bonds [abstract]
    Behnamian Aslan (University of Alberta)
    Valentina Galvani (University of Alberta)
  Sat/Sun: Households' choice between fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages [abstract]
    Albert Touna Mama (University of Cape Town)

Sun 08:30 - 10:00 Loc. TBA
Growth and Development: 3-Slide Session
Croissance et développement : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Presentations Bribe Incidence in Transition Economies: Does Foreign Ownership matter? [abstract]
    Simin Seury (York University)
  Does Aid Work in South Asia? [abstract]
    Murshed Chowdhury (University of Manitoba)
    Syeed-Uz-Zaman Khan (University of Manitoba)
  Structural change from Agriculture to Manufactures: Labor Push versus Labor Pull [abstract]
    Markus Poschke (McGill University)
    Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado (McGill University)
  Gains From Openness Through Multinational Enterprises and Technology Diffusion [abstract]
    Tommy Wu (Queen's University)
  Explaining Threshold Effects of Growth on Poverty: A case study for Pakistan [abstract]
    Aurangzeb Aurangzeb (University of Guelph)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CSLS 2: Measures of Economic Security in Uncertain Times
Mesures de la sécurité économique en périodes d'incertitude
Organizer Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Chair Craig Riddell (University of British Columbia)
Presentations New Estimates of the Index of Economic Well-being for OECD Countries [abstract]
    Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
    Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University)
  New Perspectives on the Economic Security Component of the Index of Economic Well-being [abstract]
    Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University)
    Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
  The Effects of Declining Household Wealth on Economic Security in Canada, 2007-09 [abstract]
    Jim Davies (University of Western Ontario)
Discussants Jonathan Kesselman (Simon Fraser University)
  Armine Yalnizyan (Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
MESA/CMSF III: PSE Issues meet natural experiments and administrative data
Enjeux de la formation post-secondaire à la lumière d'expériences naturelles et de données administratives
Organizer Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)
  Anne Motte (Canada Millennium Scholarship Fdn)
Chair Arthur Sweetman (Queen's University)
Presentations Access to Post-Secondary Education: Evidence from the LAD (Longitudinal Administrative Database) [abstract]
    Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)
    Hanqing (Theresa) Qiu (Statistics Canada)
  The Grant/Loan Mix of Student Financial Aid: Does it Matter for Postsecondary Attendance? [abstract]
    Marc Frenette (Statistics Canada)
  The effect of student finances on educational attainment in Canada: evidence from natural experiments [abstract]
    Kevin Denny (University College Dublin)
    Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa)
    Alex Usher (Education Policy Institute)
  Correlates between students' persistence in university and their ratings of education quality, university services, and university experience [abstract]
    Felice Martinello (Brock University)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Topics in Industrial Organization
Sujets en organisation industrielle
Chair Duncan Knowler (Simon Fraser University)
Presentations Market Structure and Innovation: A Dynamic Analysis of the Global Automobile Industry [abstract]
    Aamir Hashmi (National University of Singapore)
    Johannes Van Biesebroeck (University of Toronto)
  Cumulative Leadership And Entry Dynamics [abstract]
    Bruno Versaevel (EMLYON Business School & GATE (CNRS))
  The Use of Randomized Field Experiments to Assess the Effectiveness of Government Programs to Support Business Innovation [abstract]
    Doug Tattrie (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
    Jean-Pierre Voyer (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
Discussants Duncan Knowler (Simon Fraser University)
  Aylin Seckin (Istanbul Bilgi University)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
PEF 8: Economic Methodology
Méthodologie économique
Organizer Jesse Hajer (New School for Social Research)
Chair Miriam Rehm (The New School for Social Research)
Presentations Tracing Back the Origin's of Amarty Sen's Thought: A Case of Methodological Schizophrenia [abstract]
    Johann Jaeckel (New School for Social Research)
  The Theory of Second Best and the Problem of Induction: New Ways Forward in Empirical Research [abstract]
    John Winkel (The New School for Social Research)
  A Mathematical-Metaphorical Analysis of the New Theory of Consumer Choice [abstract]
    Jesse Hajer (New School for Social Research)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CMSG 10: Risk & Uncertainty
Risque et incertitude
Organizer Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Rui Castro (Universite de Montreal)
  Henry Siu (University of British Columbia)
Chair Igor Livshits (University of Western Ontario)
Presentations Uncertain Times, Uncertain Measures
    Jon Cohen (University of Toronto)
    Michelle Alexopoulos (University of Toronto)
  Growth in Developing Countries and Global Risk Factors
    Craig Burnside (Duke University)
  Uncertainty, Specificity and Institutions
    Igor Livshits (University of Western Ontario)
    Martin Gervais (University of Southampton)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
The Theory of Voting and Political Economy
Théorie des élections et économie politique
Chair Maria Gallego (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Presentations Uniqueness of Responsive Voting Equilibrium [abstract]
    Elif Dalkir (University of New Brunswick)
  Reform with career concerns [abstract]
    Ming Li (Concordia University)
    Qiang Fu (National University of Singapore)
  Splitting, Squeezing and Diluting: Polarization and Endogenous Candidacy [abstract]
    Arnaud Dellis (Universite Laval)
Discussants Maria Gallego (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Immigration II
Économie de l'immigration
Chair Jason Dean (McGill University)
Presentations Cohort differences in educational attainment and earnings of child immigrants [abstract]
    Aneta Bonikowska (Statistics Canada)
    Feng Hou (Statistics Canada)
  Planting Roots: The Asset Allocation of Canadian Immigrants [abstract]
    Chunling Fu (Statistics Canada)
  Immigrant Doctors in Canada: Labour Market Performance and Migration Decisions [abstract]
    Ted McDonald (University of New Brunswick)
    Christopher Worswick (Carleton University)
    Casey Warman (Queen's University)
Discussants Li Xue (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
  Haozhen Zhang (HRSDC, Government of Canada)
  Jason Dean (McGill University)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Law and Economics II
Droit et économie II
Chair Alberto Galasso (University of Toronto)
Presentations Exchange Trading Rules [abstract]
    Sofia Johan (Tilburg Law and Economics Centre)
    Douglas Cumming (York University)
  A Model of Market Reactions to Corporate Litigation [abstract]
    Eric Terry (Ryerson University)
Discussants Lilla Csorgo (Competition Bureau)
  Benoit Mario Papillon (Uqtr)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Development 10: Efficiency and markets
Développement 10 : efficience et marchés
Organizer Talan Iscan (Dalhousie University)
Chair Francis Andrianarison (Université Laval)
Presentations Mobile Phone Diffusion, Market Coordination and Inequality [abstract]
    Francis Andrianarison (Université Laval)
  Inter-sectoral General Equilibrium Impacts on Wages from Changes in Local Compostion of Sectoral Employment in Mexican Cities 1990-2000 [abstract]
    Jian Mardukhi (University of British Columbia)
  L'approche des caractéristiques de Lancaster pour modéliser les choix des consommateurs et les politiques publiques d'alimentation au Cameroun [abstract]
    Cyprien Awono (Institut Catholique de Rennes)
    Catherine Laroche-Dupraz (Agrocampus Ouest, UMR SMART)
    Dominique Vermersch (Agrocampus Ouest, UMR SMART)
Discussants Nasser Ary Tanimoune (University of Ottawa)
  Jian Mardukhi (University of British Columbia)
  John Morrow (UW-Madison)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
CREE Student Session II: Empirical
Séance étudiante CREE II : études empiriques
Chair Margaret Insley (University of Waterloo)
Presentations On the Economics of Ramping Rate Restrictions at Hydro Power Plants: Maintaining Profitability While Preserving the Aquatic Ecosystem [abstract]
    Shi Lei Niu (University of Waterloo)
    Margaret Insley (University of Waterloo)
  The impact of stochastic convenience yield on long-term forestry investment decisions [abstract]
    Shan Chen (University of Waterloo)
    Margaret Insley (University of Waterloo)
    Tony Wirjanto (University of Waterloo)
  Bayesian Estimation of the Hotelling Rule under Increasing Average Extraction Cost [abstract]
    Calvin Atewamba (Montreal University, CIREQ)
    Gerard Gaudet (Montreal University, CIREQ)
    William Mc. Causland (Montreal University, CIREQ, CIRANO)
Discussants Elif Arbatli (Bank of Canada)
  Aaron De Laporte (University of Guelph)
  John Livernois (University of Guelph)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Development of Economic Thought II
Développement de la pensée économique II
Chair Robert Dimand (Brock University)
Presentations On Teaching International Trade Theory and Distributive Justice [abstract]
    Ruth Forsdyke (Dalhousie University)
  Keynesian Economics: Relevance in Current Economic Crisis [abstract]
    Parveen Gill (Sheridan Cllege)
  Health Economics: A Critical Scrutiny [abstract]
    Khandakar Elahi (York University)
Discussants Andrew Baldwin (Statistics Canada)
  Jean-Guy Loranger (Université de Montréal)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Corporate Finance: 3-Slide Session
finance corporative : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Paul Schure (University of Victoria)
Presentations With Relationship Banking, how do Banks and Businesses Match [abstract]
    Bo Li (Queen's University)
  Do Sources of Financing Matter for Firm Growth? [abstract]
    Mohammad Rahaman (University of Toronto)
  A Theory of Trade Credit with Product Competition [abstract]
    Victor Song (University of Calgary)
    Lasheng Yuan (University of Calgary)
    Alfred Lehar (University of Calgary)
  CEO General Skill and Firm Performance: What Does An External CEO Bring to the Table? [abstract]
    Tat-kei Lai (University of Toronto)
    Varouj Aivazian (University of Toronto)
    Mohammad Rahaman (University of Toronto)
  Efficiency and Information Brokers: What Market Structure Works Best? [abstract]
    George Orlov (University of Waterloo)
    Matthew Doyle (University of Waterloo)

Sun 10:30 - 12:00 Loc. TBA
Economic Well-Being: 3-Slide Session
Bien-être économique : séance 3 diapositives
Chair Mary MacKinnon (McGill University)
Presentations Who sleeps better: wealthier or healthier? A socioeconomic study of Canada [abstract]
    Golnaz Sedigh (University of Ottawa)
  The determinants of patient satisfaction in Canada [abstract]
    Weiguo Cai (Dalhousie University)
  Does Terrorism Have Economic Roots? [abstract]
    Pinar Derin Gure (Boston University)
  Disability in Canada: A Longitudinal Household Analysis [abstract]
    Laura Turner (University of British Columbia)
    Giovanni Gallipoli (University of British Columbia)
  Quest for Hegemony Among Countries and Global Warming [abstract]
    Justin Johnson Kakeu Kengne (Université de Montreal)
    Gérard Gaudet (Université de Montréal)
    Sidartha Gordon (Université de Montréal)


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