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08:30-09:00Thursday, June 7, 2012MH TES
Coffee, Tea, Juices, Fruit, Pastries / Café, thé, jus, fruits, pâtisseries

09:00-10:30Thursday, June 7, 2012MH TES
CLSRN 1: Natural Experiments / RCCMTC 1: Expériences naturelles
ChairGreen, David (University of British Columbia)
PapersMorissette, Rene (Statistics Canada):
Does Male Labour Supply Respond to Wages? Recent Evidence from Increases in World Oil Prices
Yuksel, Mutlu (Dalhousie University):
Rubble Women: The Long-Term Effects of Postwar reconstruction on Female Labour Market Outcomes
Riddell, Chris (Cornell University):
The short versus long-run effects of plant-level bonus plans: Field evidence from a quasi-experiment

10:30-11:00Thursday, June 7, 2012MH TES
Coffee Break / Pause café

11:00-12:30Thursday, June 7, 2012MH TES
CLSRN 2: Institutions and Policies / RCCMTC 2: Institutions et politiques
ChairSkuterud, Mikal (University of Waterloo)
PapersGreen, David (University of British Columbia):
The Impact of Minimum Wages on Quit, Layoff and Hiring Rates
Hansen, Jorgen (Concordia University):
Estimating Labor Supply Responses and Welfare Participation: Using a Natural Experiment to Validate a Structural Labor Supply Model
Abbott, Brant (University of British Columbia):
Equilibrium Effects of Education Policies: A Quantitative Evaluation

14:00-15:30Thursday, June 7, 2012MH TES
CLSRN 3: Unemployment, Vacancies, and Earnings Instability / RCCMTC 3: Chômage, postes vacants et instabilité des revenus
ChairLemieux, Thomas (University of British Columbia)
PapersNakamura, Alice (University of Alberta):
Indicators of Labor Demand
Gottschalk, Peter (Boston College):
From Individual Earnings Instability to Family Income Instability-- Some Methodological Issues
Gendron, Marc (Human Ressources and Skills Development Canada):
The Consequences of Occupational Mobility in Canada: How Does a Change of Skills Required by an Occupation Affect Wages?

15:30-15:45Thursday, June 7, 2012MH TES
Coffee Break / Pause café

15:45-16:45Thursday, June 7, 2012MH TES
CLSRN 4: Inequality and Discrimination / RCCMTC 4: Inégalités et discrimination
ChairGunderson, Morley K. (University of Toronto)
PapersCorak, Miles (University of Ottawa):
A Comparison of Upward and Downward Intergenerational Mobility in Canada, Sweden and the United States
Rehavi, Marit (University of British Columbia):
Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and its Sentencing Consequences

16:00-17:30Thursday, June 7, 2012MH ECC
CEA Executive Council Meeting 1 / Réunion du conseil exécutif de l'ACE 1
ChairVeall, Michael (McMaster University)

16:45-18:15Thursday, June 7, 2012MH TES
CLSRN Keynote Lecture / RCCMTC conférence invitée
ChairRiddell, W. Craig (University of British Columbia)
SpeakerSmith, Jeffrey A (University of Michigan)
TopicPerformance Management in Education

08:00-08:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Foyer
Coffee, Tea, Juices, Fruit, Pastries / Café, thé, jus, fruits, pâtisseries
SponsorPearson Canada

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Ariel
Market Efficiency I / Efficience de marché I
ChairThompson, James (University of Waterloo)
PapersLamers, Martien (Ghent University):
Terrorism and Jumps in Asset Prices
Huang, Alan (University of Waterloo):
Generational Asset Pricing, Equity Puzzles, and Cyclicality
DiscussantsAllen, Jason (Bank of Canada); Yang, Jun (Bank of Canada)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Bianca
Bank of Canada Session: Managing Capital Flows: The Role of Capital Controls / Session Banque du Canada : Le rôle des contrôles dans la gestion des flux de capital
ChairPasricha, Gurnain (Bank of Canada)
PapersPasricha, Gurnain (Bank of Canada):
Recent trends in measures to manage capital flows in emerging economies
Rebillard, Cyril (Banque de France):
Capital Controls and Spillover Effects: Evidence from Latin American Countries
Patnaik, Ila (National Institute of Public Finance and Policy):
Did the Indian capital controls work as a tool of macroeconomic policy?
DiscussantsRebillard, Cyril (Banque de France); Shah, Ajay (National Institute of Public Finance and Policy); Ahmed, Shaghil (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Cassio A
PEF 1: Marginal Revolutionaries: The Mainstream Economics Crisis and Heterodox Approaches / Révolutionnaires marginaux : la crise économique et les approches hétérodoxes
OrganizerPigeon, Marc Andre J (Carleton University)
ChairPigeon, Marc Andre J (Carleton University)
PapersAuerback, Marshall (Economists for Peace and Security/Levy Institute):
A Job Guarantee Program
Woolsey, W. William (The Citadel):
Market Monetarism: Targeting Nominal GDP
Le Roy, Danny (University of Lethbridge):
What to do (if anything) about the current economic malaise: An Austrian Perspective

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Cassio B
CSLS & CD Howe: Perspectives on First Nations Governance Issues / Enjeux relatifs à la gouvernance des Premières Nations
OrganizersSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
Richards, John (Simon Fraser University)
ChairSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
PapersGraham, John (Institute on Governance):
Why So Little Progress Among Canada's First Nations? Dysfunctional Governance
Quesnel, Joseph (Frontier Centre for Public Policy):
A Decade of Nisga'a Self-government: A Positive Impact, but No Silver Bullet
Strahl, Chuck (Former Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs):
The Case for First Nation School Authorities
DiscussantsCalliou, Brian (Banff Centre)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH DEN
Cycles 1 / Cycles économiques 1
ChairReza, Abeer (Carleton University)
PapersZhang, Yahong (Bank of Canada):
Financial shocks, two sector labour market, and unemployment
Jia (George), Ye (University of Prince Edward Island):
Small Business Loan Guarantees as Insurance Against Aggregate Risks
Reza, Abeer (Carleton University):
House Prices, Borrowing Constraints and Government Spending
Lambertini, Luisa (Ecole polytechnique Federale de Lausanne):
Mortgage Amortization and Amplification

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH ECC
IO Theory / Théorie en organisation industrielle
ChairEntezarkheir, Mahdiyeh (Huron University College)
PapersAn, Henry (University of Alberta):
Aiming High and Selling Low: Can Supercentres Do Both?
Lian, Zeng (Alan) (University of Calgary):
Transmission Capacity and the Welfare Effects of Electricity Market Interaction
Rosell, Carlos (Finance Canada):
Estimates of the Economic Costs of Anti-Competitive Regulation
DiscussantsLian, Zeng (Alan) (University of Calgary); Boyer, Marcel (Université de Montréal)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Escalus
Peer Effects in School / Effets des pairs à l'école
ChairSelf, James (Indiana University)
PapersKrauth, Brian (Simon Fraser University):
Peers as treatments
Hill, Andrew (University of British Columbia):
Are opposite gender friends a good influence in high school?
DiscussantsMilla, Joniada (University of Guelph); Ci, Wen (Carleton University)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Guilden
Commodity Prices / Prix des produits de base
ChairGe, Houtian (University of Saskatchewan)
PapersNtantamis, Christos (Mount Allison University, and CREATES):
Bull and bear markets in commodity prices and commodity-related stocks: is there a relation?
Ge, Houtian (University of Saskatchewan):
A Computable General Equilibrium Model: Simulating Impacts of U.S. Cotton Subsidies on the World Cotton Market
Stevens, Jason (Cape Breton University):
The information content of the crude oil price basis: a threshold analysis

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Hamlet
Investment and International Trade I / Investissement et commerce international I
ChairGaisford, James D (University of Calgary)
PapersQiu, Larry (University of Hong Kong):
Foreign Acquisitions, Ownership Changes, and Exports
Rodrigue, Joel (Vanderbilt University):
Firm-Level Export and Investment Dynamics
Shen, Leilei (University of Toronto):
Product Restructuring, Exports, Investment, and Growth Dynamics

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH SAL
Immigrants' Consumption and Income / Consommation et revenus des immigrants
ChairBeach, Charles M. (Queen's University)
PapersHildebrand, Vincent (Glendon College York University):
Measuring and accounting for the deprivation gap of Portuguese immigrants in Luxembourg
Dadson, James Nicholas (Simon Fraser University):
Immigrants' Real Incomes and Local Costs of Living
Lin, Maoqiong (Carleton University):
Income, Consumption and Savings of Immigrant Families in Canada
McDonald, Ted (University of New Brunswick):
Retirement Incomes and Labour Supply of Older Immigrants in Canada: 1991-2006
DiscussantsLin, Maoqiong (Carleton University); Dadson, James Nicholas (Simon Fraser University); Mullock, Katharine (Department of Finance)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012SB 142
CMSG: Macro/Labour / Macroéconomie et marché du travail
ChairXiong, Hui (University of Toronto)
PapersEpstein, Brendan (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System):
Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics
Glover, Andy (University of Texas at Austin):
A Quantitative Rat-Race Theory of Labor Dynamics
Xiong, Hui (University of Toronto):
A Directed Search Model of Occupational Mobility
Pollak, Andreas (University of Saskatchewan):
Efficient social insurance, liquidity and the life cycle

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012SB 144
CDESG: Foreign Aid and Africa / Aide étrangère et l'Afrique
ChairOsberg, Lars (Dalhousie University)
PapersTsangarides, Charalambos (International Monetary Fund):
Growth Spells and Stagnation Traps: is Africa Different?
Annen, Kurt (University of Guelph):
Donor Competition for Aid Impact, and Aid Fragmentation
Samy, Yiagadeesen (Carleton University):
Aid and Taxation: Is Sub-Saharan Africa Different?
DiscussantsBrou, Daniel (The University of Western Ontario); Venet, Baptiste (Université Paris Dauphine); Housseini, Bouba (Université Laval)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012SB 146
CDESG: Agriculture / Agriculture
ChairManaloor, Varghese (University of Alberta)
PapersKaraivanov, Alexander (Simon Fraser University):
Contractual Structure in Agriculture with Endogenous Matching
Ndlovu, Patrick Vusumuzi (University of Alberta):
Productivity and Efficiency Analysis of Maize under Conservation Agriculture in Zimbabwe.
Marcoul, Philippe (University of Alberta):
Rural Producers' Organization, Production Finance and Inclusiveness
DiscussantsPollak, Andreas (University of Saskatchewan); Roy, Nilanjana (University of Victoria); Islam, Shahidul (Grant Macewan University)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 403
CEBERG 1: Environmental Economics: Managing Common Pool Resources / CEBERG 1 : Économie environnementale : la gestion des ressources communes
OrganizersChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
ChairMestelman, Stuart (McMaster University)
PapersSchott, Stephan (Carleton University):
What can we expect from "cheap talk"?
Spraggon, John (University of Massachusetts Amherst):
Price Controls and Banking in Emissions Trading: Results from an Experimental Evaluation
Kimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University):
Costly Rule-Following Predicts Cooperation in Commons Dilemmas
DiscussantsThomsen, Stephan (NIW Hannover); Buckley, Neil J. (York University); Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 405
Topics in Health Economics / Sujets en économie de la santé
ChairGuliani, Harminder (University of Regina)
PapersOlabiyi, Olayemi (University of Calgary):
Determinants of high-income food insecurity in Canada: Implications for policy
Owusu, Rebekah (University of Ottawa):
Voluntary Contributions to Private Goods: The Economics of Blood Donations
Sedigh, Golnaz (University of Ottawa):
The impact of economic factors on sleep: The roles of insomnia, work environment, chronic diseases and mental health
DiscussantsHeger, Dörte (Queen's University); Irvine, Ian (Concordia University); Matheson, Jesse (University of Leicester)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 410
CREE: Theory / CREE: Théorie
ChairMissios, Paul (Ryerson University)
PapersAtallah, Samer (McGill University):
Effects of Oil Tariffs and Technological Progress on Political Change
Nkuiya Mbakop, Robeny Bruno (Université Laval):
Antibiotic Use and Innovation in the Context of Bacterial Resistance: A Bio-economic Analysis of Strategic Effects Within the Pharmaceutical Industry
Wan, Rui (University of Calgary):
Simultaneous vs. Sequential Move Stackelberg Nonrenewable Resource Production: Implications from Discrete-Time Models
DiscussantsWan, Rui (University of Calgary); Atallah, Samer (McGill University); Nkuiya Mbakop, Robeny Bruno (Université Laval)

08:30-10:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 412
Labour Economics: Theory / Théorie en économie du travail
ChairDelacroix, Alain (Université du Québec à Montréal)
PapersSiow, Aloysius (University of Toronto):
Becker meets Ricardo: A social and cognitive skills model of human capabilities.
Chisik, Richard (Ryerson University):
Job Market Signaling, Stereotype Threat, and Counter-Stereotypical Behaviour
Bagchi, Aniruddha (Kennesaw State University):
Workplace Deviance and Recession
DiscussantsDelacroix, Alain (Université du Québec à Montréal); Bagchi, Aniruddha (Kennesaw State University); Siow, Aloysius (University of Toronto)

10:00-10:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Foyer
Coffee Break / Pause café

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Ariel
Market Microstructure / Microstructure de marché
ChairHuang, Alan (University of Waterloo)
PapersThompson, James (University of Waterloo):
As Risk Transfer Markets Develop: The Effect of Transaction Costs
Galbraith, John W (McGill University):
Single-stock circuit breakers and the distribution of equity returns
DiscussantsPerez Saiz, Hector (Bank of Canada); Xie, Tian (Queen's University)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Bianca
Bank of Canada Session: Monetary and Fiscal Policy / Séance de la Banque du Canada: Politiques monétaires et budgétaires
OrganizerZubairy, Sarah (Bank of Canada)
ChairZubairy, Sarah (Bank of Canada)
PapersSeoane, Hernan (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid):
Policy Switches in Emerging Economies
Panovska, Irina (Washington University):
State-Dependent Effects of Fiscal Policy
Zubairy, Sarah (Bank of Canada):
Regional Analysis of the Effects of Fiscal Shocks: A Factor-augmented Vector Autoregressive Approach

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Cassio A
PEF 2: The Economics of the Occupy Movement / L'économie du mouvement des indignés
OrganizerStanford, James (Canadian Auto Workers)
ChairMacLean, Brian K. (Laurentian University)
PapersYalnizyan, Armine (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives):
Inequality: How it Got to the Top of the Political and Economic Agenda
Brennan, Jordan (York University):
FROM `GOLDEN' TO `GILDED' AGE Differential Investiture and Redistribution in the Canadian political economy
Stanford, James (Canadian Auto Workers):
Analytical Foundations of the Distinction Between the 1% and the 99%

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Cassio B
CSLS & CD Howe: Issues on Aboriginal Economic Development / Enjeux sur le développement économique des autochtones
OrganizersSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
Richards, John (Simon Fraser University)
ChairStrahl, Chuck (Former Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs)
PapersSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards):
Aboriginal Labour Market Performance in Canada, 2007-2011
Avillez, Ricardo (CSLS):
The Impact of Broadband on Economic Development on First Nations in Canada
Howe, Eric C. (University of Saskatchewan):
Bridging the Aboriginal Education Gap
DiscussantsFeir, Donna Leanne (University of British Columbia); Richards, John (Simon Fraser University); Mueller, Richard (University of Lethbridge)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH ECC
International Trade: Environment, Health, and Labour / Commerce international: environnement, santé et marché du travail
ChairShen, Leilei (University of Toronto)
PapersZhou, Li (University of Alberta):
Native Students and the Gains from Exporting Higher Education: Evidence from Australia
Wen, Yuan (University of Calgary):
Ricardian vs. Armington: How Trade Patterns Influence the Magnitude of Carbon Leakage
Qirjo, Dhimitri (The University of British Columbia):
Monitoring, Endogenous Comparative Advantage, and Immigration
Dar, Afshan (Carleton University):
Trade and Labour Standards: Can There be a Race to the Bottom?

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Escalus
Transitions from Secondary to Post-Secondary Schooling / Transitions du secondaire au postsecondaire
ChairFord, Reuben (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
PapersFoley, Kelly (Copenhagen Business School):
The consequences of delayed entry into post-secondary education
Liu, Shuping (HEQCO):
The labour market outcomes of different postsecondary pathways
Meyer, Tobias (Leibniz University Hanover):
Secondary School Duration and Post-school Educational Decisions
DiscussantsPayne, Abigail (McMaster University); Martinello, Felice (Brock University); Finnie, Ross (University of Ottawa)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Guilden
CWEN Session 1: Investment and Taxation / Séance RFÉ 1: Investissement et taxation
OrganizerCurtis, Lori (University of Waterloo)
ChairCurtis, Lori (University of Waterloo)
PapersGarcia-Medina, B. Cecilia (University of Calgary):
A Semiparametric Assessment of Policy Reform's Redistributive Effectiveness.
Tedds, Lindsay M. (University of Victoria):
Do Insiders follow the rules? Accuracy of Insider Reporting filings in Canada.
DiscussantsTedds, Lindsay M. (University of Victoria); Garcia-Medina, B. Cecilia (University of Calgary)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Hamlet
Investment and International Trade II / Investissement et commerce international II
ChairTombe, Trevor (Wilfrid Laurier University)
PapersBaker, Paul Leonard (University of Cambridge):
Who Enters Into Bilateral Investment Treaties and Do They Have an Impact on Foreign Direct Investment?
Bengoa, Marta (City University of New York at City):
Does Foreign Direct Investment Replace Trade? Evidence for the European Union
Guerin, Selen (Vrije Universiteit Brussel):
Outward Foreign Direct Investment and domestic performance: in search of a causal link
DiscussantsPetkova, Neviana (University of Oregon); Rodrigue, Joel (Vanderbilt University); Tombe, Trevor (Wilfrid Laurier University)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH SAL
Cycles 2 / Cycles économiques 2
ChairFieldhouse, David (University of Western Ontario)
PapersPourpourides, Panayiotis (Cardiff University):
R&D and Aggregate Fluctuations
Hauzenberger, Klemens (Deutsche Bundesbank):
A Time-Varying Structural VAR Model to Estimate the Effects of Changes in Fiscal Policy
Fieldhouse, David (University of Western Ontario):
Understanding Innovation through Disaggregation

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH TES
CPP Invited Lecture / Conférence invitée d'Analyse de politiques
SponsorCanadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques
OrganizerEmery, J C Herbert (University of Calgary)
ChairEmery, J C Herbert (University of Calgary)
SpeakerSimpson, Wayne Douglas (University of Manitoba)
TopicThe Decline of Canadian Economists and the Rise of Economists in Canada: Implications for Canada's Economics Journals

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012SA 119
CESG 1: Bootstrap Methods / Méthodes bootstrap
ChairStengos, Thanasis (University of Guelph)
PapersDavidson, Russell (McGill University):
The Iterated Bootstrap
Tabri, Rami (McGill University):
Bootstrap Tests for Infinite Order Stochastic Dominance via the Method of Empirical Likelihood
Kaffo Melou, Maximilien (Université de Montréal):
Bootstrap inference for linear dynamic panel data models
DiscussantsDovonon, Prosper (Concordia University); Chausse, Pierre (University of Waterloo); Tabri, Rami (McGill University)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012SA 121
CMSG: Search Theory / Théorie du furetage
ChairTsuyuhara, Kunio (University of Calgary)
PapersStacey, Derek (Queen's University):
Commitment to Trading Mechanisms and Information Revelation in Directed Search Models
Delacroix, Alain (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Endogenous competition and Unemployment Fluctuations
Tsuyuhara, Kunio (University of Calgary):
Repeated Moral Hazard with Worker Mobility via Directed On-the-Job Search

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012SB 105
CPEG 1: Tax Evasion / Évasion fiscale
OrganizerWen, Jean-François (University of Calgary)
ChairMcKenzie, Kenneth (University of Calgary)
PapersLuitel, Hari Sharan (Algoma University College):
A Reexamination of State Fiscal Health and Amnesty Enactment
Clark, Jeremy (University of Canterbury):
Socio-economic Diversity, Social Capital, and Tax Filing Compliance in the United States
DiscussantsWen, Jean-François (University of Calgary); Gray, David (University of Ottawa)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012SB 142
Bank of Canada Session: The Chinese Economy / Séance de la Banque du Canada: L'économie chinoise
OrganizerBailliu, Jeannine (Bank of Canada)
ChairXu, TengTeng (Bank of Canada)
PapersXu, TengTeng (Bank of Canada):
What Drives China's Interbank Market?
Porter, Nathan (International Monetary Fund):
Understanding Chinese Bond Yields and their Role in Monetary Policy
Ahmed, Shaghil (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System):
How Sensitive Are Chinese Exports to Changes in the Exchange Rate: Implications for Current Account Adjustment
DiscussantsAhmed, Shaghil (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System); Patnaik, Ila (National Institute of Public Finance and Policy)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012SB 144
CDESG: Invited Lecture / GCEDE: Conférence invitée
OrganizerGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
ChairGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
SpeakerFoster, Andrew (Brown University)
TopicThe Reemergence of Surplus Labor

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 316
Immigration, Families and Networks / L'immigration, les familles et les réseaux
ChairWorswick, Christopher (Carleton University)
PapersLi, Ying (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics):
Does Prospective Migration Increase Marital Instability? Evidence from Census 1980-2000 and NLSY79.
Ferrer, Ana M. (University of Calgary):
Does Moving Disrupt Immigrant Fertility?
Teng, Jiayuan (University of Guelph):
Social Networks and the Migration Decision: Evidence from China
DiscussantsWoolley, Frances (Carleton University); Worswick, Christopher (Carleton University); Skuterud, Mikal (University of Waterloo)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 403
CEBERG 2: Market Experiments / Expériences de marché
OrganizersChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
ChairMorrison, William (Wilfrid Laurier University)
PapersChilds, Jason (University of Regina):
Misallocation Costs under Rent Control: An Experimental Investigation
Jiang, Janet Hua (Bank of Canada):
Eliminating Laboratory Asset Bubbles through Interest-Bearing Savings Account
DiscussantsMozumder, Pallab (Florida International University); Schott, Stephan (Carleton University)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 405
Health Trends, Expenditures and Insurance / Évolution de la santé, dépenses et assurance
ChairSarma, Sisira K (The University of Western Ontario)
PapersFonseca, Raquel (Université du Québec à Montréal):
On The Rise of Health Spending and Longevity
Menard, Sébastien (University of Le Mans):
Optimal health insurance, absenteeism and dynamics of the epidemics: Beyond the moral hazard.
Gaudette, Étienne (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Macroeconomic Consequences of Health Spending on Trends in Disability Among the Elderly
DiscussantsHo, Anson (Kansas State University); Michaud, Pierre-Carl (Université du Québec à Montréal); Olabiyi, Olayemi (University of Calgary)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 410
CREE: Environmental Issues / Questions sur l'environnement
Chairde Lamirande, Patrick (Cape Breton University)
PapersJanmaat, John (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus):
Green with Lawn Envy: Spatial Variation of Water Demand in Kelowna, British Columbia
Androkovich, Robert (Thompson Rivers University):
Recreational Visits to the Adams River during the Annual Sockeye Run: A Travel Cost Analysis
Ferrara, Ida (York University):
Does Waste Management Policy Crowd out Social and Moral Motives for Recycling?
Dennehy, Christopher (University of Alberta):
Costs and Benefits of Wildlife Protection: The Woodland Caribou in the Alberta Oil Sands

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 412
Banking / Activités bancaires
ChairJia (George), Ye (University of Prince Edward Island)
PapersFrancis, Johanna (Fordham University):
Excess Reserves During the U.S. Financial Crisis: A Bank-level Perspective
Moran, Kevin (Université Laval):
Shadow Banking and Regulation: A Quantitative Assessment
Boyer, Marcel (Université de Montréal):
Alleviating coordination problems and regulatory constraints through financial risk management
DiscussantsKabaca, Serdar (University of British Columbia)

10:30-12:00Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 508
Search, Integration and Diffusion / Furetage, intégration et diffusion
ChairOgrokhina, Olena (University of Houston)
PapersAllen, Jason (Bank of Canada):
Price Negotiation in Differentiated Products Markets: The Case of Insured Mortgages in Canada
Ogrokhina, Olena (University of Houston):
Convergence and Persistence of Prices within the European Union
Entezarkheir, Mahdiyeh (Huron University College):
Market Value, Merger, and Market Structure: Evidence from a Panel of US Firms

12:00-13:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH MHA
CWEN Luncheon and AGM / Diner et assemblée générale du RFÉ
OrganizerCurtis, Lori (University of Waterloo)
ChairPayne, Abigail (McMaster University)
SpeakerAnderson, Siwan (University of British Columbia)
TopicLegal Origins and HIV/AIDS

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012ES 162
Banking and Monetary Issues / Questions banquaires et monétaires
ChairHuynh, Kim (Bank of Canada)
PapersHuynh, Kim (Bank of Canada):
Retail Payments Innovation and the Cash Ratio
Yagihashi, Takeshi (Old Dominion University):
Health Care Inflation and Monetary Policy
Dilmaghani, Maryam (Saint Mary's University):
An Evolutionary Model of Bank-runs with Boundedly Rational Agents

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Ariel
Corporate Finance I / Finance des entreprises I
ChairGao, Xiaodan (University of British Columbia)
PapersZhu, Hui (University of Calgary):
Economic Links and Post-earnings Announcement Drift
Mirza, Afrasiab (Queen's University):
Illiquidity, Fire-sales and Capital Structure
Nica, Melania (London School of Economics):
A Model of Corporate Governance with Social Ties
DiscussantsMirza, Afrasiab (Queen's University); Nica, Melania (London School of Economics); Kotowski, Maciej (Harvard University)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Bianca
School of Public Policy Session: What's Next in Tax Reform? / L'avenir des réformes fiscales
OrganizersMintz, Jack (University of Calgary)
McKenzie, Kenneth (University of Calgary)
ChairRichardson, Stephen (University of Calgary)
PanelistsWen, Jean-François (University of Calgary)
McKenzie, Kenneth (University of Calgary)
Gendron, Pierre-Pascal (Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning)
Wilson, Thomas A. (University of Toronto)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Cassio A
PEF 3: Political Economy Frameworks of Economic Policy Analysis / Cadres d'analyse de politique économique
OrganizerPringle, David J (Carleton University)
ChairFalvo, Nick (Carleton University)
PapersDow, Alexander (Glasgow Caledonian University):
Economic History and Economic Theory: The Staples Approach to Economic Development
Pringle, David J (Carleton University):
Insights into Canadian economic policy analysis using a political economy framework.
Schmidt, Ingo (Athabasca University):
Unmaking Neoliberal Europe
DiscussantsBaragar, Fletcher (University of Manitoba)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Cassio B
Teaching of Economics / Enseignement de l'économie
ChairParkin, Michael (University of Western Ontario)
PapersSelf, James (Indiana University):
Characteristics of Effective Voluntary Training Programme Leaders
Cottrell, Marilyn (Brock University):
Monopoly and the Realm of Imperfection: Oligopoly and Imperfect Competition
O'Shaughnessy, Bridget (McMaster University):
Developmental Assignments in Economics: Building Skills throughout the Term
DiscussantsAlam, Rafat (Grant Macewan University); Self, James (Indiana University); McGregor, Maureen (Mount Royal University)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH DEN
Performance in High School / Réussite au secondaire
ChairChilds, Stephen (University of Ottawa)
PapersWorswick, Christopher (Carleton University):
The School Performance of the Children of Immigrants in Canada
Smith, Justin (Wilfrid Laurier University):
What Makes Principals Effective in Raising Student Achievement? Evidence from North Carolina
DiscussantsKrauth, Brian (Simon Fraser University); Feir, Donna Leanne (University of British Columbia)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH ECC
Urban and Regional Issues: Theory / Questions urbaines et régionales sous l'angle théorique
ChairDodds, Stefan A. (University of Winnipeg)
PapersLindsey, Charles Robin (University of British Columbia):
Strategic information provision about traffic conditions on a road network
Langinier, Corinne (University of Alberta):
Geographical Indications and Optimal Firm Labeling Strategy
Dodds, Stefan A. (University of Winnipeg):
Real Estate Prices, Local Retail Markets and the Impact of Public Transit Improvements
DiscussantsBaksi, Soham (University of Winnipeg); Lindsey, Charles Robin (University of British Columbia)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Escalus
Industry Canada Lecture / Conférence d'Industrie Canada
ChairRyan, Annette (Industry Canada)
SpeakerSyverson, Chad (University of Chicago)
TopicWhat Determines Productivity?

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Guilden
CWEN Session 2: Health / Séance RFÉ 2: Santé
OrganizerCurtis, Lori (University of Waterloo)
ChairLluis, Stephanie (University of Waterloo)
PapersCurtis, Lori (University of Waterloo):
Cost of Chronic illness for seniors: Cost of Chronic illness for seniors: are there gaps in insurance coverage?
Deri Armstrong, Catherine (University of Ottawa):
Gasoline Prices and Obesity: Canadian Evidence
Timmins, Lori (University of British Columbia):
Does Health Insurance Matter for Young Adults?: Insurance, Health Status, and Medical Care Consumption
DiscussantsTimmins, Lori (University of British Columbia); Curtis, Lori (University of Waterloo); Deri Armstrong, Catherine (University of Ottawa)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Hamlet
Specialization and International Trade / Spécialisation et commerce international
ChairDar, Afshan (Carleton University)
PapersAlexander, Patrick (Queen's University):
On the distance of international trade in the gravity model when imported intermediates are used in production
Gervais, Antoine (University of Notre Dame):
Agglomeration and Co-Agglomeration Patterns in Service Industries
Oh, Kyungsoo (University of Colorado at Boulder):
Energy use in the US manufacturing and increasing imports from China

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH SAL
Cycles 3 / Cycles économiques 3
ChairBarnette, Justin (Kent State University)
PapersAlessandrini, Diana (University of Guelph):
The business cycle human capital accumulation nexus and its effect on labor supply volatility
Talukdar, Bidyut Kumar (Saint Mary's University):
Organizational Learning and Optimal Environmental Policy
Barnette, Justin (Kent State University):
A Recession's Aftermath: Lost Human Capital and More Inequality

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH TES
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence sur l'état des connaissances
ChairDavidson, Russell (McGill University)
SpeakerDufour, Jean-Marie (McGill University)
TopicIdentification and Macroeconomics

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012SA 104
Measurement of Health for International Comparisons / Mesures de la santé pour comparaisons internationales
ChairNguyen, Van Hai (University of Toronto)
PapersHeger, Dörte (Queen's University):
Measuring health and inequality in Canada and the United States using a comparable health index
Akhand, Hafiz (University of Regina):
Trends in Health Status of Baby Boomers and Their Predecessors, 1994 - 2010

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012SA 119
Bank of Canada Session: Financial Stability Issues / Séance de la Banque du Canada: Questions de stabilité financière
OrganizerCôté, Denise (Bank of Canada)
ChairCôté, Denise (Bank of Canada)
PapersPeterson, Brian (Bank of Canada):
The Canadian Housing Market: Turnover and Prices
Perez Saiz, Hector (Bank of Canada):
Competition and Strategic Control of a Central Counterparty: When Lower Risk Increases Profit
Li, Fuchun (Bank of Canada):
A Semiparametric Early Warning Model for Financial Stress Events
DiscussantsTkacz, Greg (Saint Francis Xavier University); David, Alexander (University of Calgary); Sun, Yiguo (University of Guelph)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012SA 121
Competition and Collusion / Concurrence et collusion
ChairSong, Yang (University of Calgary)
PapersKelly, Ryan (Industry Canada):
Agreeing to Disagree on Competition: Comparing the Boone and Lerner Indicies of Competition in Selected OECD Countries
Kotchoni, Rachidi (University of Alberta):
The Econometrics of Cartel Overcharge
Song, Yang (University of Calgary):
Bertrand Competition in Differentiated Products: Competing, Price-Matching or Colluding?

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012SB 105
Agricultural Issues / Questions en agriculture
ChairMarcoul, Philippe (University of Alberta)
PapersManaloor, Varghese (University of Alberta):
Demand for organic foods in Canada: How large is the premium?
Darku, Alexander Bilson (University of Lethbridge):
Concepts, Sources and Measurement of Agricultural Productivity in Canada.
Fulton, Murray E. (University of Saskatchewan):
Operating in a Post Single-Desk Environment -- Port Access and Competition in Grain Handling on the Canadian Prairies
Hervouet, Adrien (Iemn-Iae):
Promoting innovation on the seed market and biodiversity: the role of IPRs and commercialisation rules

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012SB 142
CPEG 2: Taxation of Capital / Taxation du capital
OrganizerWen, Jean-François (University of Calgary)
ChairCrisan, Daria (Mount Royal University)
PapersBrou, Daniel (The University of Western Ontario):
Explaining Tax Structures in Developing Countries: A Political Economy Approach
Yilmaz, Fatih (University of Calgary):
Taxing Financial Institutions: Implications for the Real Economy
Gross, Till (Carleton University):
Capital Tax Competition with an Endogenous Capital Stock
DiscussantsTombe, Trevor (Wilfrid Laurier University); Engineer, Merwan (University of Victoria); Gonzalez, Francisco M (University of Calgary)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012SB 144
CDESG: Education I / Éducation I
ChairCastro, Juan F. (Universidad del Pacifico)
PapersKsoll, Christopher (University of Oxford):
The Causal Impact of an Additional Year of High School on the Distribution of Achievement: Evidence from Ghana.
Laszlo, Sonia (McGill University):
Social Exchange and Risk and Ambiguity Preferences
Lehrer, Kim (University of Oxford):
Group Learning in Senior High Schools in Ghana: Evidence from a Framed Field Experiment
DiscussantsLaszlo, Sonia (McGill University); Ksoll, Christopher (University of Oxford); Aragon-Sanchez, Fernando (Simon Fraser University)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012SB 146
International Financial Integration / Intégration financière internationale
PapersYu, Changhua (University of British Columbia):
Financial Integration and International Propagation of Shocks
Rivadeneyra, Francisco (Bank of Canada):
International Reserves in a Model of Strategic Interaction
Sorkin, Igor (CUNY Graduate Center):
The Law of One Price and the Financial Crisis effect

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 316
Immigrants' Wage Assimilation / Assimilation salariale des immigrants
ChairAkbari, Syed Ather H (Saint Mary's University)
PapersNadeau, Serge (University of Ottawa):
Human Capital Quality and Canada's Immigrant Wage Gap
Javdani Haji, Mohsen (Simon Fraser University):
Intra-firm Upward Mobility and Immigration
Miyairi, Masashi (University of Western Ontario):
Immigrant job search and wage assimilation in Canada
DiscussantsMcDonald, Ted (University of New Brunswick); Ferrer, Ana M. (University of Calgary); Aydede, Yigit (Saint Mary's University)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 403
CEBERG 3: Mixed Systems of Finance / Systèmes financiers mixtes
OrganizersChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
ChairChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
PapersCuff, Katherine L (McMaster University):
An Experimental Investigation of the Political Economy of Mixed Systems of Finance
Mestelman, Stuart (McMaster University):
An Experimental Investigation of the Political Economy of Mixed Systems of Finance with Exit
Buckley, Neil J. (York University):
An Experimental Investigation of Mixed Systems of Public and Private Health Care Finance
DiscussantsKapoor, Sacha (University of Toronto); Jiang, Janet Hua (Bank of Canada); Morrison, William (Wilfrid Laurier University)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 405
CMSG: Price Stickiness and Monetary Policy / Rigidité des prix et politique monétaire
ChairAnthonisen, Niels (Mount Allison University)
PapersBarattieri, Alessandro (Université du Québec à Montréal):
The Macroeconomic Effects of "Full Cost Pricing": a Case for Revisiting the Marginalist Controversy?
Smith, Gregor (Queen's University):
US Inflation Gap Persistence Deduced from Sticky Professional Forecasts
Anthonisen, Niels (Mount Allison University):
On the Role of Sticky Prices in the Transmission of Monetary Policy

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 410
Auctions / Enchères
ChairLebrun, Bernard (York University)
PapersBaba, Yumiko (Aoyamagakuin University):
Unit-Price Auction Procedures
Che, XiaoGang (University of Alberta):
The role of a temporary buyout option in second price Internet auctions: Theory and evidence from eBay
DiscussantsLebrun, Bernard (York University); Baba, Yumiko (Aoyamagakuin University)

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 412
Financial Frictions and International Trade / Frictions financières et commerce international
ChairPasricha, Gurnain (Bank of Canada)
PapersBourgeon, Pauline (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne):
Do Financial Frictions and Trading Time matter for trade? Evidence from French firms
Nitsch, Volker (Technische Universität Darmstadt):
Cutting the Credit Line: Evidence from Germany

14:00-15:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL Gallery
SRDC session: Can performance-based funding improve the quality of workforce training? / Séance de la SRSA: Est-ce que le financement axé sur la performance améliore la qualité de la formation?
OrganizerPalameta, Boris (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
ChairVoyer, Jean-Pierre (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
PanelistsSmith, Jeffrey A (University of Michigan)
Sweetman, Arthur (McMaster University)
Bouslov, Sergei (Ministry of Social Development)

15:30-16:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH Foyer
Coffee Break / Pause café

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Ariel
Wages and Workers' Compensation / Salaires et indemnités des travailleurs
ChairBrown, Laura (University of Manitoba)
PapersGlynn, Lisa (University of Toronto):
Union Premiums, Tariffs, and Wage Inequality in Mexico
Tschopp, Jeanne (University of Lausanne):
The Wage Response to Shocks: The Role of Inter-Occupational Labor Adjustment
Ayadi, Mohamed (University Of Tunis):
Workers' compensation and moral hazard in the Tunisian industry
DiscussantsBeland, Louis-Philippe (Université de Montréal)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Cassio A
PEF 4: The Economics of Co-operatives / L'économie des coopératives
OrganizerPigeon, Marc Andre J (Carleton University)
ChairFalvo, Nick (Carleton University)
PapersHudson, Ian (University of Manitoba):
Do the Right Thing: An Experiment on the Willingness to Pay for Community Economic Development
Pigeon, Marc Andre J (Carleton University):
Up to Code? Financial Stability and Co-operative Financial Institutions
Uzea, Florentina Nicoleta (University of Saskatchewan):
Another perspective on the efficiency of the federated co-operative structure: Insights from a federated marketing system

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Cassio B
MacEwan University Session: Issues in Undergraduate Economic Teaching / Questions relatives à l'enseignement de l'économie au premier cycle
OrganizersIslam, Shahidul (Grant Macewan University)
Alam, Rafat (Grant Macewan University)
ChairManaloor, Varghese (University of Alberta)
PapersIslam, Shahidul (Grant Macewan University):
Students Ratings of Teaching: Is Economics a Culprit?
Alam, Rafat (Grant Macewan University):
Connecting the Dots: Applying Classroom Learning in Economics at Workplace
Colonescu, Constantin (Grant MacEwan University):
Economics open house: An eye-opening introductory economics course
DiscussantsGamtessa, Samuel (University of Alberta); Manaloor, Varghese (University of Alberta); Islam, Shahidul (Grant Macewan University)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH Guilden
CWEN Session: Success Comes in Many Forms: Exploring Options for Developing a Successful Career / Séance du RFÉ: la réussite sous toutes ses formes: différentes options pour une carrière réussie
OrganizerPayne, Abigail (McMaster University)
ChairPayne, Abigail (McMaster University)
PanelistsFerrer, Ana M. (University of Calgary)
Tedds, Lindsay M. (University of Victoria)
O'Shaughnessy, Bridget (McMaster University)
Foley, Kelly (Copenhagen Business School)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH TES
Bank of Canada Lecture / Conférence de la Banque du Canada
SponsorBank of Canada/Banque du Canada
ChairSchembri, Larry (Bank of Canada)
SpeakerDevereux, Michael (University of British Columbia)
TopicReal Exchange Rate Adjustment in Europe: the Role of the Eurozone

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012SB 105
Applied Microeconomic Theory / Théorie microéconomique appliquée
ChairPetrunia, Robert (Lakehead University)
PapersBouchard St-Amant, Pier-André (Queen's University):
Getting the Right Spin: A Theory of Optimal Viral Marketing
Pyne, Derek (Thompson Rivers University):
An Afterlife Capital Model of Religious Choice
Mohamed, Ghada (King Abdulaziz University):
Media & Decision Making Analysis - Two global Economic crises
DiscussantsBoucher, Vincent (Université de Montréal); Bouchard St-Amant, Pier-André (Queen's University); Dilmaghani, Maryam (Saint Mary's University)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012SB 144
CDESG and NCAER Policy Panel: India's Decentralization: Does it Work for the Poor? A panel by the CDESG and NCAER / Table-ronde du GCEDE et NCAER: Est-ce que la décentralisation de l'Inde fonctionne pour les pauvres?
ChairsGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
Shah, Shekhar (NCAER)
PanelistsFoster, Andrew (Brown University)
Nagarajan, Hari Krishnan (National Council of Applied Economic Research)
Deininger, Klaus (World Bank)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012SB 146
Health Care Policy / Politiques des soins de santé
ChairMenard, Sébastien (University of Le Mans)
PapersSweetman, Arthur (McMaster University):
On the Margins of Medicare: Delisting Chiropractic Services
Nguyen, Van Hai (University of Toronto):
Saving Public Money at Private Expenses? Impact of Ontario's Generic Drug Pricing Reform on Out-of-Pocket Drug Expenditure
DiscussantsFonseca, Raquel (Université du Québec à Montréal); Yang, Wei (McMaster University)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012SB 148
Topics in Labour Economics I / Sujets en économie du travail I
ChairKrauth, Brian (Simon Fraser University)
PapersAgopsowicz, Andrew (University of Western Ontario):
Work and Fertility Decisions of Women: The Effects of Parental Leave and Childcare Policies Over the Life-cycle
Summerfield, Fraser (University of Guelph):
Temporary Help Agencies and Job Market Sorting
Dong, Xue (University of Western Ontario):
The Impact of Asian Financial Crisis on Women's Work in Indonesia - Understanding Persistence of Increased Employment of Women beyond Financial Crisis
Ulrick, Shawn W (Federal Trade Commission):
The Oaxaca Decomposition Applied To a Continuous Group Variable (With an Extension to a Probit Model)
DiscussantsSummerfield, Fraser (University of Guelph); Dong, Xue (University of Western Ontario); Krauth, Brian (Simon Fraser University); Agopsowicz, Andrew (University of Western Ontario)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 316
CREE: Pollution Issues / Questions de pollution
ChairLazkano, Itziar (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
Papersde Lamirande, Patrick (Cape Breton University):
Self-enforcing quotas for pollution.
Liu, Ida Jianqiao (University of Regina):
Is There a Principle of Targeting in Environmental Taxation?
Moghadam, Arian (Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania):
An empirical test of Tiebout hypothesis: Evidence from Ontario

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 403
CEBERG 4: The Evolution of Social Preferences / L'évolution des préférences sociales
OrganizersChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
ChairBuckley, Neil J. (York University)
PapersThomsen, Stephan (NIW Hannover):
The Development of Other-Regarding Preferences during Childhood and Adolescence
Kapoor, Sacha (University of Toronto):
Paging Inspector Sands: The Costs of Informing the Public about Impending Events
DiscussantsChilds, Jason (University of Regina); Halevy, Yoram (University of British Columbia)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 405
CESG 2: Short Presentation Session in Econometrics / Présentations courtes en économétrie
ChairThompson, Brennan (Ryerson University)
PapersXie, Tian (Queen's University):
Least Squares Model Averaging by Prediction Criterion
Liang, Xin (McGill University):
Necessary and sufficient conditions for partial identification and estimability of linear parameters
Tchuente Nguembu, Guy (Université de Montréal):
Regularized LIML for many instruments
Kang, Byunguk (McGill University):
Exact Inference Methods for Simultaneous Equations Model with Lagged Dependent Variables

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 410
Contracts / Contrats
ChairPitchik, Carolyn (University of Toronto)
PapersKotowski, Maciej (Harvard University):
Engineered Ambiguity in the Principal-Agent Problem
Semenov, Aggey (University of Ottawa):
A Theory of Contracts with Limited Enforcement
Poitevin, Michel (Université de Montréal):
Marketing versus Engineering: Who Should Decide?
DiscussantsLo, Pei-yu (The University of Hong Kong); Forand, Jean Guillaume (University of Waterloo); Bedard, Nicholas (University of Western Ontario)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 412
CPEG 3: Charities and Private Giving / Oeuvres de bienfaisance et dons privés
ChairGoertz, Johanna (University of Guelph)
PapersHossain, Belayet (Thompson Rivers University):
The Effectiveness of Tax Incentives on Charitable Giving Expenditures across Donation Sectors in Canada
Rosborough, Jonathan (Saint Francis Xavier University):
Risk Preferences of Charitable Organizations in Canada
DiscussantsDevlin, Rose Anne (University of Ottawa); Yilmaz, Fatih (University of Calgary)

16:00-17:30Friday, June 8, 2012TFDL 508
Urban and Regional Issues: Applied / Questions urbaines et régionales appliquées
ChairNitsch, Volker (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
PapersHuang, Haifang (University of Alberta):
Do New Stadiums Revive Neighborhoods? Evidence from Mortgage Applications
Miller, Sarah (Bank of Canada):
The Influence of Provincial Borders on Canadian Migration
Sheard, Nicholas (Stockholm University):
The effect of air transport on the production of goods and services
DiscussantsHuang, Haifang (University of Alberta); Sheard, Nicholas (Stockholm University); Miller, Sarah (Bank of Canada)

18:00-19:30Friday, June 8, 2012MH MHA
Innis Lecture / Conférence Innis
ChairDufour, Jean-Marie (McGill University)
SpeakerGourieroux, Christian (University of Toronto)
TopicBilateral Exposures and Systemic Solvency Risk

19:30-21:00Friday, June 8, 2012MH MHB
Reception / Réception
SponsorThe School of Public Policy - University of Calgary

08:00-08:30Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Foyer
Coffee, Tea, Juices, Fruit, Pastries / Café, thé, jus, fruits, pâtisseries
SponsorDepartment of Economics, University of Calgary

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012ES 162
CPEG 5: Fiscal Systems / Systèmes budgétaires
OrganizerWen, Jean-François (University of Calgary)
ChairMou, Haizhen (University of Saskatchewan)
PapersDoi, Takero (Keio University):
Controlling Fiscal Deficits under Federal and Unitary Systems
Ermasova, Natalia (Indiana University):
Administrative innovations in capital budgeting at the state level in the USA during the Great Recession
Shiamptanis, Christos (Ryerson University):
Fiscal Risk Assessment: Canada
DiscussantsPringle, David J (Carleton University); Smart, Michael G (University of Toronto); Zubairy, Sarah (Bank of Canada)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Ariel
Business Cycle Measurement / Mesure des cycles économiques
ChairFossati, Sebastian (University of Alberta)
PapersDalkir, Elif (University of New Brunswick):
A Reconsideration of Correlation between Macroeconomic Aggregates
Fossati, Sebastian (University of Alberta):
Dating U.S. Business Cycles with Macro Factors

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Bianca
Health and Retirement / Santé et retraite
ChairHildebrand, Vincent (Glendon College York University)
PapersLepage-Saucier, Nicolas (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Does Employment Protection Raise Stress? A Cross-Country and Cross-Province Analysis
Gray, David (University of Ottawa):
Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) Status Amongst the Retired Population: An Analysis of the Incidence
Dong, Yingying (University of California Irvine):
Regression Discontinuity Applications with Rounding Errors in the Running Variable
DiscussantsHildebrand, Vincent (Glendon College York University)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Cassio A
Language and Ethnicity in Labour Markets / Langues et ethinicité dans le marché du travail
ChairGross, Till (Carleton University)
PapersHickey, Ross (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus):
The costs of regulatory federalism: does provincial labour market regulation impede the integration of Canadian immigrants?
Estevan, Fernanda (University of Ottawa):
College Admission and High School Integration
Armstrong, Alex (Queen's University):
Equilibrium and Efficiency in Bilingual Labour Markets
DiscussantsFerrer, Ana M. (University of Calgary); Annen, Kurt (University of Guelph); Curry, Philip (University of Waterloo)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Cassio B
Bank of Canada Session: Corporate Finance I / Séance de la Banque du Canada: Finance des entreprises I
OrganizerPaligorova, Teodora (Bank of Canada)
ChairPaligorova, Teodora (Bank of Canada)
PapersAgarwal, Vikas (Georgia State University):
Determinants and Implications of Fee Changes in the Hedge Fund Industry
Paligorova, Teodora (Bank of Canada):
Corporate Governance, Product Market Competition, and the Cost of Debt Financing
Beyhaghi, Mehdi (York University):
The Long-Term Consequences of Experiencing the Originate-to-Distribute Model of Bank Credit for Borrowers
DiscussantsBulusu, Narayan (Bank of Canada); Agarwal, Vikas (Georgia State University); Pandes, Ari (University of Calgary)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH DEN
CNEH 1: Trade, Transport, Manufacturing & Wealth during the Golden Age of Globalization: 1850-1930 / Commerce, transport, fabrication et richesse durant l'Âge d'or de la globalisation des marchés : 1850-1930
OrganizerDi Matteo, Livio (Lakehead University)
ChairDupré, Ruth (HEC Montréal)
PapersDi Matteo, Livio (Lakehead University):
Land,Booms & Inequality: Evidence from Canada's Western Frontier
Harley, Charles Knick (University of Oxford):
Globalization and the Frontier: 1870-1930: the Canadian Prairies
Keay, Ian (Queen's University):
Freight rates, transport costs, trade costs and the decline of the trans-Atlantic iron trade, 1870-1913
Mosk, Carl A. (University of Victoria):
American System of Manufactures: Factor Bias or the Democratization of Invention?
DiscussantsEmery, J C Herbert (University of Calgary); Tassonyi, Almos T. (Ryerson University); Hinton, Michael (Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Escalus
Financial Economics I / Économie financière I
ChairZhao, Yan (East China University of Science and Technology)
PapersTu, Yuanyuan (Queen's University):
Financial Integration, international capital flows and risk sharing
Nikzad, Rashid (Industry Canada):
Extreme Value Theory with an Application to Bank Failures through Contagion
Zhao, Yan (East China University of Science and Technology):
Borrowing constraints and the trade balance-output comovement

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Guilden
Health Care / Soins de santé
ChairFonseca, Raquel (Université du Québec à Montréal)
PapersDevlin, Rose Anne (University of Ottawa):
The Determinants of Influenza Take Up across Canadian Provinces
Guliani, Harminder (University of Regina):
Determinants of the use of prenatal ultrasounds: Evidence from Canada
McIntosh, James (Concordia University):
Obesity and the Demand for Canadian Physician Services
DiscussantsMenard, Sébastien (University of Le Mans); Gaudette, Étienne (Université du Québec à Montréal); Michaud, Pierre-Carl (Université du Québec à Montréal)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Hamlet
Early Childhood Development / Développement au cours de la petite enfance
ChairWarburton, Bill (University of British Columbia)
PapersWard, Courtney (Dalhousie University):
Influenza, the in-utero environment, and later developmental outcomes in children
Popli, Gurleen (University of Sheffield):
Persistent Poverty and Children's Cognitive Development: Evidence from the UK Millennium Cohort Study
DiscussantsCleveland, Gordon (University of Toronto Scarborough); Warburton, Bill (University of British Columbia)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH SAL
CEBERG 5: Risk / Risque
OrganizersChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
ChairSmith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
PapersFreeman, David (University of British Columbia):
Elicitation and Isolation Revisited
Mozumder, Pallab (Florida International University):
Investigating Hurricane Risk Mitigation Behavior: A Policy Experiment
Halevy, Yoram (University of British Columbia):
Learning to be Probabilistic Sophisticated
DiscussantsSpraggon, John (University of Massachusetts Amherst); Mestelman, Stuart (McMaster University); Kimbrough, Erik (Simon Fraser University)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH TES
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence - État des connaissances
ChairBoyer, Marcel (Université de Montréal)
SpeakerMartimort, David (Paris School of Economics)
TopicA Mechanism Design Approach to Climate Agreements

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 104
HRSDC Session: Employment Equity / Séance RHDCC: Equité en emploi
OrganizerTu, Jiong (HRSDC)
ChairBibi, Sami (Université Laval)
PapersTu, Jiong (HRSDC):
The Employment Equity Act and Salary Inequality
Bibi, Sami (Université Laval):
The Employment Equity Act and the Wage Gap
Kuysten, Kristopher (University of Guelph):
Balancing Benefits and Employment Incentives for People with Disabilities
DiscussantsElmarzougui, Eskandar (Université Laval); Nadeau, Serge (University of Ottawa); Ayadi, Mohamed (University Of Tunis)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 106
CESG 3: Microeconometrics / Microéconométrie
ChairHodgson, Douglas (Université du Québec à Montréal)
PapersHoque, Ahmed (University of Victoria):
Straightforward Variance Estimation for the Gini Coefficient with Stratified and Clustered Survey Data
Webb, Matt (Queen's University):
Reworking Wild Bootstrap Based Inference for Clustered Errors
Boucher, Vincent (Université de Montréal):
My Friend Far Far Away: Asymptotic Properties of Pairwise Stable Networks
Hodgson, Douglas (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Individual artist career patterns and the hedonic prediction of art prices at auction
DiscussantsWebb, Matt (Queen's University); Kaffo Melou, Maximilien (Université de Montréal); Hodgson, Douglas (Université du Québec à Montréal); Boucher, Vincent (Université de Montréal)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 119
Outsourcing and Unbundling / Utilisation des ressources externes et démantèlement partiel d'entreprise
ChairArzaghi, Mohammad (National Bureau of Economic Research)
PapersArzaghi, Mohammad (National Bureau of Economic Research):
The Unbundling of Advertising Agency Services: An Economic Analysis
Bakhtiari, Sasan (University of New South Wales):
Size Evolution and Outsourcing: Theory and Evidence from Australian Manufacturing
Minamihashi, Naoaki (Bank of Canada):
Prevention of Competition by Competition Law: Unbundling on Fiber-Optic Networks
DiscussantsSong, Yang (University of Calgary)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 121
Industry Canada Session: Firm Dynamics and Productivity / Séance d'Industrie Canada: Dynamiques d'entreprise et productivité
OrganizerTang, Jianmin (Industry Canada)
ChairRyan, Annette (Industry Canada)
PapersChan, Kelvin Ka Yin (Industry Canada):
Plant Dynamics and Productivity: the Canadian Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing Industry
Petrunia, Robert (Lakehead University):
Capital Structure Decisions: Lessons from Private Firms
Tang, Jianmin (Industry Canada):
Productivity Dynamics of Entrants and Exiters: Evidence from Canadian Manufacturing
DiscussantsWang, Yanling (Carelton University); Mirza, Afrasiab (Queen's University); Tomlin, Ben (Bank of Canada)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 105
CPEG 4: Empirical Public Finance / Économie publique empirique
OrganizerWen, Jean-François (University of Calgary)
ChairClark, Jeremy (University of Canterbury)
PapersIrvine, Ian (Concordia University):
Smoking Bans and the Well Being of Rational Smokers in a non-Paternalistic Framework
Messacar, Derek (University of Toronto):
Pre-retirement RRSP Withdrawals: Evidence of present-biased saving with commitment and tax avoidance behaviour
DiscussantsTurner, Laura (University of Toronto); Morissette, Rene (Statistics Canada)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 142
Bank of Canada Session: Capital Flows and Global Imbalances / Séance de la Banque du Canada: Flux de capitaux et déséquilibres mondiaux
ChairVasishtha, Garima (Bank of Canada)
PapersRiera-Crichton, Daniel (Bates College):
Banking Crises, External Turmoil and the Role of Gross Foreign Investment Reversals
Volosovych, Vadym (Erasmus University Rotterdam):
Sovereigns, Upstream Capital Flows and Global Imbalances
Clower, Erica (University of Washington):
The Persistence and Determinants of Current Account Balances: The Implications for Global Rebalancing
DiscussantsQureshi, Mahvash (International Monetary Fund); Clower, Erica (University of Washington); Riera-Crichton, Daniel (Bates College)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 144
CDESG: Education II / Éducation II
ChairLaszlo, Sonia (McGill University)
PapersCastro, Juan F. (Universidad del Pacifico):
Higher Education Decisions in Peru: On the Role of Financial Constraints, Skills, and Family Background
Rosales Arredondo, Irving (University of Calgary):
How policies against child labor can harm developing nations
Okoye, Chidozie (University of Western Ontario):
Education Policy and Rate of Return Estimates
DiscussantsRosales Arredondo, Irving (University of Calgary); Castro, Juan F. (Universidad del Pacifico); Lazkano, Itziar (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)

08:30-10:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 146
CDESG: Political Economy in India / Économie politique en Inde
ChairPaul, Sohini (National Council of Applied Economic Research)
PapersUral-Marchand, Beyza (University of Alberta):
Does the US Biofuel Mandate Increase Poverty in India?
Nagarajan, Hari Krishnan (National Council of Applied Economic Research):
Can political reservations affect political equilibria in the long-term?:Evidence from local elections in rural India
Roy Chaudhuri, Arka (University of British Columbia):
The Long-Run Effect of Colonization on Ethnic Conflict: Evidence from India
DiscussantsRoy Chaudhuri, Arka (University of British Columbia); Ural-Marchand, Beyza (University of Alberta); Rosenblum, Daniel (Dalhousie University)

10:00-10:30Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Foyer
Coffee Break / Pause café

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Bianca
Financial Economics II / Économie financière II
ChairSmimou, Kamal (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)
PapersAlausa, Waleem (University of Alberta):
Dynamic Futures Hedging In The Presence of Multi-frequency Risks
Liu, Yu (Concordia University):
Estimation of Credit Migration Matrices: An Empirical study of An Internal Rating System
Wang, Steven Shuye (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University):
Economic Freedom and IPO Underpricing

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Cassio A
PEF 5: Poverty and Social Assistance in Canada / Pauvreté et aide sociale au Canada
OrganizerFalvo, Nick (Carleton University)
ChairBrennan, Jordan (York University)
PapersWood, Donna (University of Victoria):
The Rise and Fall of Federal Contributions to Provincial Social Programs: the Canada Social Transfer and What's Left Over
Stapleton, John (Open Policy):
TRADING PLACES Single Adults Replace Lone Parents as the New Face of Social Assistance in Canada
Falvo, Nick (Carleton University):
The Forgotten Poor: Singles on Social Assistance

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Cassio B
CSLS: Canada's Economic Destiny: The Future of Productivity Growth in Canada / Le destin économique du Canada: l'avenir de la croissance de la productivité
OrganizerSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
ChairSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
PanelistsPoschmann, Finn (C.D. Howe Institute)
Ryan, Annette (Industry Canada)
Tomlin, Ben (Bank of Canada)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH ECC
Information / Information
ChairYanni, Pierre-Yves (Université du Québec à Montréal)
PapersWang, Tao (Queen's University):
Dynamic Equilibrium Bunching
Bedard, Nicholas (University of Western Ontario):
The Strategically Ignorant Principal
Kneeland, Terri (University of British Columbia):
Cognitive Types
DiscussantsKneeland, Terri (University of British Columbia); Kotowski, Maciej (Harvard University); Sprumont, Yves (Université de Montréal)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Escalus
Consumer Finance / Finances des consommateurs
ChairMikhed, Vyacheslav (University of Alberta)
PapersBulusu, Narayan (Bank of Canada):
Frequency of consumption adjustment and the equity premium
Zhou, Jie (Nanyang Technological University):
Who changed their portfolios during the great financial crisis?
Barry, Scholnick (University of Alberta):
Bankruptcy, Public Disclosure and Neighborhood Effects

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Hamlet
Topics in Financial Economics / Sujets en économie financière
ChairOkou, Cedric (HEC Montréal)
PapersBrolley, Michael (University of Toronto):
Informed Trading in a Low-Latency Limit Order Market
Halmrast, Nathan (University of Toronto):
Do Make/Take Fees Incentivize Liquidity Provision: Evidence from the TSX
Bouaddi, Mohammed (The American University in Cairo):
Volatility Decomposition in a Data Rich Environment
DiscussantsBouaddi, Mohammed (The American University in Cairo); Alexeev, Vitali (University of Tasmania); Halmrast, Nathan (University of Toronto)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH SAL
CEBERG 6: Searching for Fact: On Acquiring Information and Updating Beliefs / Acquisition de l'information et mise à jour des croyances dans la recherche des faits
OrganizersChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
ChairSchott, Stephan (Carleton University)
PapersRodenburg, Kathleen (University of Guelph):
Bayesian and Reinforcement Learning: An Experimental Comparison
Walker, Graeme (Simon Fraser University):
The Coevolution of Beliefs and Networks
DiscussantsFreeman, David (University of British Columbia); Cuff, Katherine L (McMaster University)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH TES
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence - État des connaissances
ChairPayne, Abigail (McMaster University)
SpeakerCurrie, Janet (Princeton University)
TopicWhy Early Life Matters for Economics

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 105
Bank of Canada Session: Empirical Macro Models for Current Analysis / Séance de la Banque du Canada: modèles macroéconomiques empiriques pour l'analyse courante
ChairSekhposyan, Tatevik (Bank of Canada)
PapersFerraro, Domenico (Duke University):
Can Oil Prices Forecast Exchange Rates?
Sekhposyan, Tatevik (Bank of Canada):
Evaluating Density Forecasts for U.S. Output Growth and Inflation in a Large Macroeconomic Dataset
Snaith, Stuart (University of Essex):
Forecasting EUR-USD Implied Volatility: The Case of Intraday Data

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 144
CDESG Policy Panel I: Older, Wiser, and Richer? / Table-ronde du GCEDE I: Plus vieux, plus sage et plus riche?
ChairGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PanelistsMason, Andrew (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Miller, Tim (UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean)
Askari, Mostafa (Parliamentary Budget Office)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 146
CNEH 2: The Role of Government in Economic History / Le rôle du gouvernement dans l'histoire économique
OrganizerDi Matteo, Livio (Lakehead University)
ChairEmery, J C Herbert (University of Calgary)
PapersDupré, Ruth (HEC Montréal):
The Fight over Prohibition of Alcohol Down Under: An analysis of Seven New Zealand Referendums [1911-1928]
Hinton, Michael (Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis):
Does the National Policy explain the growth of the Canadian cotton textile industry?
Tassonyi, Almos T. (Ryerson University):
Feeding the Creatures: Borrowing and the Hard budget constraint- Ontario Municipalities in the 1930s
DiscussantsDi Matteo, Livio (Lakehead University); Keay, Ian (Queen's University); Inwood, Kris (University of Guelph)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 316
CESG 4: Instrumental Variables / Variables instrumentales
ChairDavidson, Russell (McGill University)
PapersChausse, Pierre (University of Waterloo):
GEL for a Continuum: the linear case with many instruments
MacKinnon, James G (Queen's University):
Bootstrap Confidence Sets with Weak Instruments
Doko Tchatoka, Firmin Sabro (University of Tasmania):
Testing for Partial Exogeneity with Weak Instruments
DiscussantsDavidson, Russell (McGill University); Antoine, Bertille (Simon Fraser University)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 403
Topics in Development I / Sujets en développement I
ChairHousseini, Bouba (Université Laval)
PapersRoy, Nilanjana (University of Victoria):
Health and Wealth: Short Panel Granger Causality Tests for Developing Countries
Pham, Ngoc Q. (University of Maastricht):
Privatization and Poverty Reduction in Vietnam: Optimal choices and its potential impacts
Venet, Baptiste (Université Paris Dauphine):
Debt relief, concessionality and access to the international financial market

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 405
International Trade: Institution, Innovation and Property Rights / Commerce international: institutions, innovations et droits de propriété
ChairBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary)
PapersBenz, Sebastian (Ifo Institute):
Boon or bane: The impact of intellectual property rights on innovation
Ghazalian, Pascal (University of Lethbridge):
The TRIPs Agreement as a Coercive Threat: The Importance of Bilateral Trade Ties in Countries' Stronger Enforcement of IPRs
Wang, Yanling (Carelton University):
Judicial Quality, Contact Intensity and Firm Exports: Evidence from China
Thurk, Jeff (University of Notre Dame):
Trade Costs, Innovation, and the Gains from Trade

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 410
Financial Literacy and Retirement / Littératie financière et retraite
ChairVoyer, Jean-Pierre (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)
PapersMullock, Katharine (Department of Finance):
Financial Literacy and Retirement Saving
Michaud, Pierre-Carl (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Optimal Financial Literacy and Saving for Retirement
DiscussantsPigeon, Marc Andre J (Carleton University); Beach, Charles M. (Queen's University)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 412
Environmental Policy Issues in a Changing World / Questions de politiques environnementales dans un monde en changement
OrganizerGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment Canada)
ChairMacGee, Jim (University of Western Ontario)
PapersBaksi, Soham (University of Winnipeg):
Credence Goods, Consumer Misinformation, and Equilibrium Quality
Wibe, Jacob (University of Western Ontario):
The Impact of Climate Change and Climate Policy on the Canadian Economy
DiscussantsRosell, Carlos (Finance Canada); Sawyer, David (International Institute for Sustainable Development)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 508
Living Arrangements and Retirement / Modes de vie et retraite
ChairGlynn, Lisa (University of Toronto)
PapersTurner, Laura (University of Toronto):
Social Security, Endogenous Retirement and Intrahousehold Cooperation
Horsewood, Nicholas (University of Birmingham):
Early retirement and housing equity: Lessons from the European Union

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 637
Bank of Canada session: Corporate Finance II / Séance de la Banque du Canada: Finance des entreprises II
OrganizerPaligorova, Teodora (Bank of Canada)
ChairPaligorova, Teodora (Bank of Canada)
PapersPetkova, Neviana (University of Oregon):
International Joint Ventures Transformed: Foreign Buyouts, Firm Performance and Managerial Turnover
Pandes, Ari (University of Calgary):
Are Analysts Really Too Optimistic?
Durnev, Artem (University of Iowa):
Corporate Social Responsibility and Asset Pricing
DiscussantsDurnev, Artem (University of Iowa); Petkova, Neviana (University of Oregon); Huang, Alan (University of Waterloo)

10:30-12:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL Gallery
CIGI Session: The European Debt Crisis: Issues of governance, institutional design, economic policies and risk of contagion / La crise de la dette en Europe: questions de gouvernance, institutions, politiques économiques et risque de contagion
OrganizerJenkins, Paul (CIGI)
ChairJenkins, Paul (CIGI)
PanelistsSiklos, Pierre L (Balsillie School of International Affairs and CIGI)
Stavrev, Emil (IMF)
Hodgson, Glen (Conference Board of Canada)
Ragan, Christopher (McGill University)

12:00-14:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH MHA
Purvis Luncheon / Diner-conférence Purvis
ChairMorck, Randall K. (University of Alberta)
SpeakerCampbell, John (Harvard University)
TopicMortgage Market Design

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012ES 162
Corporate Finance II / Finance d'entreprise II
ChairBeyhaghi, Mehdi (York University)
PapersYang, Jun (Bank of Canada):
Costly External Finance, Liquidity Risk and Default Risk
Gao, Xiaodan (University of British Columbia):
Corporate Cash Hoarding: The Role of Just-in-Time Adoption
Cule, Monika (University of Regina):
Does corporate ethics and corporate governance matter for subjective well-being?
DiscussantsGao, Xiaodan (University of British Columbia); Yang, Jun (Bank of Canada)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Ariel
Venture Capital and Auctions / Capital de risque et enchères
ChairArya, Pyare (Saint Mary's University)
PapersLebrun, Bernard (York University):
Revenue-superior variants of the second-price auction
Engineer, Merwan (University of Victoria):
Hide and Seek Search: Why Angels Hide and Entrepreneurs Seek
Thiele, Veikko (Queen's University):
The Market for Venture Capital: Entry, Competition, and the Survival of New Firms
DiscussantsThiele, Veikko (Queen's University); Lebrun, Bernard (York University); Vo, Dan (University of Victoria)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Bianca
Irving Fisher and the Origins of Modern Macroeconomics / Irving Fisher et les origines de la macroéconomie moderne
OrganizerDimand, Robert W. (Brock University)
ChairMacLean, Brian K. (Laurentian University)
PapersDimand, Robert W. (Brock University):
Irving Fisher's Appreciation and Interest (1896) and the Origins of Modern Macroeconomics
Laidler, David (University of Western Ontario):
Professor Fisher and the Quantity Theory - a Significant Encounter

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Cassio A
PEF Annual General Meeting - All Are Welcome / Assemblée annuelle
OrganizerFalvo, Nick (Carleton University)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Cassio B
CSLS: New Approaches to Well-Being and Poverty in Canada / Nouvelles approches sur le bien-être et la pauvreté au Canada
OrganizerSharpe, Andrew (Centre for The Study of Living Standards)
ChairRagan, Christopher (McGill University)
PapersAndrews, Brendon (Centre for the Study of Living Standards):
Estimates of the Sensitivity of the Index of Economic Well-being to LIM and LICO Poverty Estimates
Osberg, Lars (Dalhousie University):
Measuring Economic Insecurity in Rich and Poor Nations
Gee, S. Kar-Fai (Queen's University):
Estimates of Good Life Time (GLT) in Canada using the GSS
DiscussantsGordon, Stephen (Université Laval); Morissette, Rene (Statistics Canada); Richards, John (Simon Fraser University)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH DEN
School Choice and Quality / Choix et qualités des écoles
ChairFoley, Kelly (Copenhagen Business School)
PapersLeonard, Phil (McMaster University):
Choice of Ontario High Schools and Student Sorting by Ability
Johnson, David (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Comparing Two Methods of Measuring School Quality from Standardized Assessments
Milla, Joniada (University of Guelph):
University Quality and Labour Market Outcomes of Canadian Youth
DiscussantsAbbott, Brant (University of British Columbia); Foley, Kelly (Copenhagen Business School); Smith, Justin (Wilfrid Laurier University)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH ECC
Dynamic Games / Jeux dynamiques
ChairSprumont, Yves (Université de Montréal)
PapersForand, Jean Guillaume (University of Waterloo):
Prevention vs. Remediation
Lo, Pei-yu (The University of Hong Kong):
Reputation and Competition among Information Intermediaries
Yanni, Pierre-Yves (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Coarse Reputation and Entrepreneurial Risk-Taking
DiscussantsKhounvongsa, Maibang (University of British Columbia)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Escalus
Mount Royal University - Policy Studies (MRU-POST): Policies for Finance, Human Capital and Energy Resources / Politiques en finance, capital humain et ressources énergétiques
OrganizerDas, Anupam (Mount Royal University)
ChairAtkinson, Benjamin (Mount Royal University)
PapersHowie, Peter (Mount Royal University):
Inequality in a resource-dependant country: Kazakhstan as a case study
Slonim, Alexander (Mount Royal University):
Economic Chaos: Examining Applications of Chaos Theories in Financial Forecasting
Khan, Md. Syeed-Uz-Zaman (University of Manitoba):
Remittance Behavior: A case study on Asian Immigrants.

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Guilden
Exchange Rate Estimation / Estimation des taux de change
ChairKostyshyna, Olena (Portland State University)
PapersApergis, Nicholas (University of Piraeus):
The Australian Dollar and Gold Prices
Hossfeld, Oliver (Deutsche Bundesbank):
Shall we Use Panel or Time Series Methods to Estimate Equilibrium Real Effective Exchange Rates?
Karimi, Mohammad (University of Ottawa):
Currency Crises, Exchange Rate Regimes, and Capital Account Liberalization: A Duration Analysis Approach

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Hamlet
Free Trade Agreements I / Accords de libre échange I
ChairBaker, Paul Leonard (University of Cambridge)
PapersMwilaria, Shadrack (West Virginia University):
Trade protection and industry-specific volatility
Yildiz, Halis (Ryerson University):
On the Role of Hub and Spoke Agreements for the Stability of Free Trade: Free Trade Areas vs. Customs Unions
DiscussantsOnder, Harun (The World Bank)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH SAL
CEBERG 7: Invited Lecture / Conférence invitée
OrganizersChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
ChairsChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
SpeakerChen, Yan (University of Michigan)
TopicSocial Identity in Economics: Theory and Experiments

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH TES
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence sur l'état des connaissances
ChairMichaud, Pierre-Carl (Université du Québec à Montréal)
SpeakerKessler, Daniel P. (Stanford Law School)
TopicReforming Medicare in the U.S.

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 104
Topics in Labour II / Sujets en économie du travail II
ChairZubanov, Nikolay (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
PapersAkbari, Aliah (Dalhousie University):
How does the care giver/receiver relationship affect the hours spent on caring for senior citizens in Canada?
Feir, Donna Leanne (University of British Columbia):
The Long Term Impacts of Indian Residential Schools
Beland, Louis-Philippe (Université de Montréal):
Political Parties & Earnings Inequality: Evidence from US States
DiscussantsMayer, Katarina (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies); Schaufele, Brandon N. (University of Ottawa)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 119
CREE: Natural Resources Theory / Théorie des ressources naturelles
ChairWan, Rui (University of Calgary)
PapersNøstbakken, Linda (University of Alberta):
International quota enforcement for transboundary resources
Lazkano, Itziar (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee):
The Role of Capacity in Quota Compliance
Boyce, John (University of Calgary):
The `Big Bang,' the Relative Scarcity of Natural Resources, and Biased Technological Change

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 121
Immigration-Related Labour Market Issues: New Research Possibilities / Nouvelles possibilités de recherche sur les questions reliées à l'immigration et au marché du travail
OrganizersFerrer, Ana M. (University of Calgary)
Justus, Martha (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
ChairFerrer, Ana M. (University of Calgary)
PapersThompson, Eden (Citizenship and Immigration Canada):
The IMDB Redesigned - New Features and Research Avenues
Riddell, W. Craig (University of British Columbia):
Revising Canada's Immigrant Selection System: An Assessment of the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act (2002)
Zhang, Haimin (University of British Columbia):
Centralized vs. Decentralized Immigrant Selection: An Assessment of the BC Experience
Iturralde, Chona (Citizenship and Immigration Canada):
IMDB Redesign - An Empirical Example

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 124A
Bank of Canada Session: Forecasting with Mixed Frequency Data / Séance de la Banque du Canada: estimations avec des données à fréquence mixte
ChairGuérin, Pierre (Bank of Canada)
PapersBerge, Travis (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City):
Forecasting Fed Funds Target Changes with Large Datasets
Guérin, Pierre (Bank of Canada):
Markov-switching MIDAS models
Kim, Tae Bong (Korea Development Institute):
Temporal Aggregation and Mixed Frequency Estimation of a New Keynesian model

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 144
CDESG: Topics in Development / Sujets en développement
ChairPongou, Roland (University of Ottawa)
PapersMughal, Mazhar (Université de Pau):
Labor Effects of Foreign and Domestic Remittances - Evidence from Pakistan
Chowdhury, Muhammad Murshed (University of Manitoba):
Estimating Remittance Function of Chinese and Indian Immigrants: Evidence from Canadian Micro-data
Pongou, Roland (University of Ottawa):
Anonymity and Infidelity: Ethnic Identity, Strategic Cross-Ethnic Sexual Network Formation, and HIV/AIDS in Africa
DiscussantsChowdhury, Muhammad Murshed (University of Manitoba); Mughal, Mazhar (Université de Pau); Rosenblum, Daniel (Dalhousie University)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 146
CDESG Policy Panel II: Can Mining ever lead to Development? / Table-ronde du GCEDE II: L'industrie minière, un filon pour le développement?
ChairGrimard, Franque (McGill University)
PanelistsAragon-Sanchez, Fernando (Simon Fraser University)
Escobal, Javier (GRADE)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 148
Growth and Productivity / Croissance et productivité
ChairLi, Jiang (University of Victoria)
PapersChun, Young Jun (Hanyang University):
Population Aging, Technological Progress, and Economic Growth
Khurana, Indu (Florida International University):
Speed of Entrepreneurial Learning and Firm Growth
Li, Jiang (University of Victoria):
Canada and US manufacturing labour productivity: long and short run relationships

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 316
Bank of Canada Session: Wage, Labor Supply and the Life Cycle / Séance de la Banque du Canada: salaires, offre de travail et cycle de vie
OrganizerCao, Shutao (Bank of Canada)
ChairCao, Shutao (Bank of Canada)
PapersHo, Anson (Kansas State University):
Health Insurance and the College Premium
Cao, Shutao (Bank of Canada):
Fixed-term and permanent employment contracts: theory and evidence

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 403
Topics on Youth / Sujets sur les jeunes
ChairWard, Courtney (Dalhousie University)
PapersCi, Wen (Carleton University):
The Same Problem, different approaches, and new conclusions: What can be done to stop bullying?
Zhang, Lihui (University of Regina):
Longitudinal Profile of Victimization Among Canadian Youth
Matheson, Jesse (University of Leicester):
The effect of education opportunity on teenage child birth: Evidence from over 5,000 Brazilian municipalities
DiscussantsZhang, Lihui (University of Regina); Pyne, Derek (Thompson Rivers University); Ward, Courtney (Dalhousie University)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 405
Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emission Policies using CGE Models / Utilisation des modèles EGC pour les politiques sur les changements climatiques et les émissions de gaz à effet de serre
OrganizerGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment Canada)
ChairGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment Canada)
PapersWigle, Randall (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Green jobs and renewable electricity policies: Employment impacts of Ontario's feed-in tariff
Sawyer, David (International Institute for Sustainable Development):
Applied Random Number Generation? Using CGE to Model Low Carbon Development in Kenya
Ghosh, Madanmohan (Environment Canada):
Production versus Consumption-Based Emission Targeting: Implications for Developing and Developed Economies
DiscussantsGhosh, Madanmohan (Environment Canada); Wigle, Randall (Wilfrid Laurier University); MacGee, Jim (University of Western Ontario)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 410
Industry Canada Session: Human Capital and Labour Demand / Séance d'Industrie Canada: capital humain et demande de travail
OrganizerTang, Jianmin (Industry Canada)
ChairShute, Larry (Industry Canada)
PapersAcharya, Ram (Industry Canada):
Impact of International Trade on Canada's Employment, Skill and Wage Structures
Bérubé, Charles (Industry Canada):
Labour Reallocation and Productivity Growth: Evidence form Canada and the United States
Dixon, Jay (Industrie Canada):
High Growth Firms in Canada
DiscussantsDar, Afshan (Carleton University); Rosell, Carlos (Finance Canada); Petrunia, Robert (Lakehead University)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 412
CMSG: Asset Pricing / Prix des actifs
ChairPetrosky-Nadeau, Nicolas (Carnegie Mellon University)
PapersYang, Zhe (Queen's University):
Search, Liquidity and Business Cycles
Okou, Cedric (HEC Montréal):
An Extension of the Consumption-based CAPM Model
Petrosky-Nadeau, Nicolas (Carnegie Mellon University):
An Equilibrium Asset Pricing Model with Labor Market Search

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 440A
CESG 5: Time Series / Séries temporelles
ChairAntoine, Bertille (Simon Fraser University)
PapersAntoine, Bertille (Simon Fraser University):
Efficient Inference with Time-Varying Identification Strength
Dovonon, Prosper (Concordia University):
Testing for Common GARCH Factors
Adamopoulos, Pauline (Ryerson University):
A regime switching model with exogenous variables in a study of hedge funds
DiscussantsMacKinnon, James G (Queen's University); Galbraith, John W (McGill University); Alexeev, Vitali (University of Tasmania)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 440D
Topics in Development II / Sujets en développement II
ChairEswaran, Mukesh (University of British Columbia)
PapersCosta, Samia (University of St. Gallen):
Government Repression and the Death Toll from Natural Disasters
Housseini, Bouba (Université Laval):
Welfare Dominance for Intertemporal Critical-Level Generalized Utilitarianism with Applications to Sub-Saharan Africa
Hanel, Petr (Université de Sherbrooke):
A Tale of Two Cities or Romance of the Three Kingdoms: the role and position of the biotechnological industry cluster in Guangdong Province, China

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 508
CPEG 6: Provincial Government Expenditures / CPEG 6: Dépenses des gouvernements provinciaux
OrganizerWen, Jean-François (University of Calgary)
ChairHickey, Ross (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus)
PapersMou, Haizhen (University of Saskatchewan):
The Cost of Government: Decomposing Provincial Expenditures, 1981-2007
Pandey, Manish (University of Winnipeg):
Equalization Payments and Composition of Provincial Government Expenditures
Ferede, Ergete (Grant MacEwan University):
The Stimulative Effects of Intergovernmental Grants and the Marginal Cost of Public Funds
DiscussantsMcMillan, Mel (University of Alberta); Kneebone, Ron D (University of Calgary); Tassonyi, Almos T. (Ryerson University)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 637
Market Power, Entry and Diversity / Pouvoir de marché, entrée et diversité
ChairSantugini, Marc (HEC Montréal)
PapersSantugini, Marc (HEC Montréal):
Entry, Imperfect Competition, and Futures Market for the Input.
Hong, Ding (University of Ottawa):
Subsidy, Product Diversity and Buyer Power
DiscussantsErutku, Can (York University); Maher, Anabelle (Université de Montréal)

14:30-16:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL Gallery
C.D. Howe Session I: New Issues in International Trade: IP, Services, and a Firm-Level View / Nouveaux enjeux en commerce international: propriété intellectuelle, services et perspectives de l'entreprise
OrganizerSchwanen, Daniel (C.D. Howe Institute)
ChairDowns, Andre (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada)
PapersBeaulieu, Eugene C. (University of Calgary):
Overview of Research on the Effects of Trade Using Firm-Level Data
Schwanen, Daniel (C.D. Howe Institute):
Does Canada have a comparative advantage in Commercial Services?
Poschmann, Finn (C.D. Howe Institute):
Where Do Canadian Patents Go? Trends and Policy Linkages
DiscussantsCurtis, John M. (Senior Fellow, CD Howe Institute); Ryan, Annette (Industry Canada)

16:00-16:30Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Foyer
Coffee Break / Pause café

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012ES 162
CPEG 7: Private and Public Provision / Approvisionnement privé et public
OrganizerWen, Jean-François (University of Calgary)
ChairIrvine, Ian (Concordia University)
PapersBarnett, Richard (Drexel University):
Private versus Public Old-Age Security
Leroux, Marie-Louise (Université du Québec à Montréal):
Public and private hospitals, waiting times, and redistribution
DiscussantsDahlby, Bev (University of Alberta); Mou, Haizhen (University of Saskatchewan)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Ariel
Defense and Security Economics / Économie de la défense et sécurité
OrganizerBerkok, Ugurhan (Royal Military College)
ChairPaterson, Bryan (Royal Military College of Canada)
PapersReich, Otto (Massey University):
Negotiating with terrorists: The costs of compliance
Rowlands, Dane (Carleton University):
Organizational structure and the effects of targeting terrorist leadership
Skogstad, Karl (Queen's University):
Modeling Military Expenditures: External and Internal factors
Solomon, Binyam (Department of National Defence):
NGOs in Peacekeeping: A spatial model
DiscussantsHuynh, Kim (Bank of Canada); Mirza, Afrasiab (Queen's University); Solomon, Binyam (Department of National Defence); Alexander, Patrick (Queen's University)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Bianca
Labour Economics / Économie du travail
ChairMiyairi, Masashi (University of Western Ontario)
PapersZubanov, Nikolay (Erasmus University Rotterdam):
The link between risk aversion and effort in an incentive pay scheme with multiplicative noise
Skuterud, Mikal (University of Waterloo):
Reported Sickness Absenteeism and the Weather: A Test of a Shirking Model of Efficiency Wages
Brochu, Pierre (University of Ottawa):
Who Does Not Share their Tax Information? And Its Implication for Labour Economists
Reade, James (University of Birmingham):
Punishing the Foreigner: Implicit Discrimination in the Premier League Based on Oppositional Identity

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Cassio A
J.K. Galbraith Lecture / Conférence J. K. Galbraith
ChairWeir, Erin (United Steelworkers)
SpeakerMcCracken, Michael C (Informetrica Limited)
TopicThe Search for Full Employment: My Continuing Battle for the Unemployed

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Cassio B
BYE Session: Bangladesh Development Issues / Questions relatives au développement du Bangladesh
OrganizersAlam, Rafat (Grant Macewan University)
Mamun, Khawaja (Sacred Heart University)
ChairAlam, Rafat (Grant Macewan University)
PapersRaihan, Selim (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh):
Employment Effects of FTA Agreements: The Perspectives from Bangladesh
Rabbani, Mehnaz (McGill University):
Mother's time: Work versus Child Care
Shonchoy, Abu (Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO):
Ramadan School Holidays as a Natural Experiment: Impacts of Seasonality on School Enrollment Rates in Bangladesh
DiscussantsIslam, Shahidul (Grant Macewan University); Raihan, Selim (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh); Shonchoy, Abu (Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH DEN
Financial Intermediation / Intermédiation financière
ChairGortz, Christoph (University of Nottingham)
PapersDong, Gang (Nathan) (Columbia University):
Mortgage Securitization: The Good, the Bad, or the Irrelevant?
Renne, Jean-Paul (Banque de France):
A model of the euro-area yield curve with discrete policy rates
Gortz, Christoph (University of Nottingham):
News and Financial Intermediation in Aggregate and Sectoral Fluctuations

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH ECC
Exchange Rate Issues / Questions sur les taux de change
ChairKarimi, Mohammad (University of Ottawa)
PapersKostyshyna, Olena (Portland State University):
Statistical properties of exchange rates in a simple monetary model with constant gain least squares learning
Aleem, Abdul (University of New Brunswick Saint John):
Monetary Policy Credibility and Exchange Rate Pass-Through: Some evidence from Emerging Countries
Tomlin, Ben (Bank of Canada):
The Sensitivity of Producer Prices to Exchange Rates: Insights from Micro Data
Smimou, Kamal (University of Ontario Institute of Technology):
Consumer Attitudes, Stock Market Liquidity, and The Macro Economy: A Canadian Perspective

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Escalus
EPRI 1: Getting them in: Pre-Postsecondary Education Experiences / L'accès aux études: expériences précédant le postsecondaire
OrganizersMueller, Richard (University of Lethbridge)
Finnie, Ross (University of Ottawa)
ChairFinnie, Ross (University of Ottawa)
PapersHaeck, Catherine (University of Leuven):
All students left behind: An ambitious provincial school reform in Canada, but poor math achievements from grade 2 to 10.
Chen, Kelly (Dalhousie University):
Is Parental Activity Limitation Limiting Children's Access to Postsecondary Education? - Evidence from the Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY)
Ford, Reuben (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation):
Early High School Interventions to Increase Students' Access to Post-secondary Education: Experimental Impacts from the Future to Discover Project
Zhao, Huizi (Heqco):
Postsecondary Education Participation of Under-Represented Groups in Ontario: Evidence from the SLID Data
DiscussantsJohnson, David (Wilfrid Laurier University); Haeck, Catherine (University of Leuven); Sweetman, Arthur (McMaster University); Ford, Reuben (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Guilden
Production and International Trade / Production et commerce international
ChairRodrigue, Joel (Vanderbilt University)
PapersSun, Ying (University of Toronto):
Quantifying the Gains from Trade Across Countries with Consumer Heterogeneity
Weder, Rolf (University of Basel):
International Trade in Variety and Domestic Production
Yalcin, Erdal (CESifo-Group):
Export Credit Guarantees and Export Performance: An Empirical Analysis for Germany
Kali, Raja (HEC Montreal):
Growth Networks

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH Hamlet
Inflation Targeting / Cible d'inflation
ChairDalkir, Mehmet (University of New Brunswick)
PapersDorich, Jose (Bank of Canada):
Price level targeting, the zero bound on the nominal interest rate and imperfect credibility
Santos, Joseph (South Dakota State University):
Origins of contemporary Canadian monetary policy
Voss, Graham (University of Victoria):
A Regional Analysis of Inflation Targeting in Canada: How Well Are Inflation Expectations Anchored?
DiscussantsDalkir, Mehmet (University of New Brunswick); Santos, Joseph (South Dakota State University); Voss, Graham (University of Victoria)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH SAL
CEBERG 8: Manipulating and Estimating Preferences / Manipulation et estimation des préférences
OrganizersChilds, Jason (University of Regina)
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
ChairSpraggon, John (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
PapersZrill, Lanny (University of British Columbia):
Remarks on Revealed Preference and Parametric Estimation of Utility
Morrison, William (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Incentives to save in the presence of an endowment effect: some intertemporal choice experiments.
Smith, Alexander (Worcester Polytechnic Institute):
Can Cognitive Dissonance Affect Social Preferences?
DiscussantsWalker, Graeme (Simon Fraser University); Zrill, Lanny (University of British Columbia); Rodenburg, Kathleen (University of Guelph)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012MH TES
State of the Art Lecture / Conférence sur l'état des connaissances
ChairPoitevin, Michel (Université de Montréal)
SpeakerReny, Philip C. (University of Chicago)
TopicSequential Equilibrium in Infinite Games

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 104
Matching and Job Search / Appariements et furetage sur le marché du travail
ChairLemieux, Thomas (University of British Columbia)
PapersBiner, Burhan (DePaul University):
A Search Model of Education-Job Mismatch
Xu, Pai (University of Hong Kong):
Matching by Luck or Search? Empirical Evidence from Executive Labor Market
Mayer, Katarina (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies):
Optimal Unemployment Insurance in a Random Matching and Bargaining Economy
DiscussantsLemieux, Thomas (University of British Columbia); Biner, Burhan (DePaul University); Xu, Pai (University of Hong Kong)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SA 121
CMSG: Terms of Trade / Termes de l'échange
ChairMacGee, Jim (University of Western Ontario)
PapersTombe, Trevor (Wilfrid Laurier University):
Internal Trade and Aggregate Productivity
Shingal, Anirudh (University of Bern):
Exploring foreign market access in government procurement
MacGee, Jim (University of Western Ontario):
Retail Price Differences across U.S. and Canadian Cities during the Interwar Period

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 144
CDESG: Gender, Health and Education in India / Genre, santé et éducation en Inde
ChairSamy, Yiagadeesen (Carleton University)
PapersPaul, Sohini (National Council of Applied Economic Research):
The impact of trade liberalization on domestic violence in India
Das Gupta, Amlan (University of British Columbia):
Veblen Consumption and the Calorie Puzzle of India
Rosenblum, Daniel (Dalhousie University):
The Indian Ultrasound Paradox
DiscussantsSamy, Yiagadeesen (Carleton University); Lehrer, Kim (University of Oxford); Ural-Marchand, Beyza (University of Alberta)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 146
CDESG: Political Economy I / Économie politique I
ChairAragon-Sanchez, Fernando (Simon Fraser University)
PapersXia, Bianjun (Zhejiang University):
Social Insurance and Status
Jackson, Ken (Wilfrid Laurier University):
The Welfare Effects of Economic Growth - Why Economists Can't Make Anyone Happy
Podhorsky, Andrea S. (York University):
A Theoretical Analysis of the Fairtrade Certification Program
DiscussantsJackson, Ken (Wilfrid Laurier University); Podhorsky, Andrea S. (York University); Xia, Bianjun (Zhejiang University)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012SB 148
The Gasoline Market / Le marché de l'essence
ChairLian, Zeng (Alan) (University of Calgary)
PapersErutku, Can (York University):
Cost Shocks at the Pump: Asymmetric Pass-Through and Price Wars During Booms
Arya, Pyare (Saint Mary's University):
Nova Scotia Gasoline Market - Is there alternative to regulation?
Chang, Dongfeng (University of Calgary):
The Demand for Gasoline: Evidence from Canadian Household Data

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 316
CES Session: Growth and Well-being of the Chinese Economy / Croissance et bien-être de l'économie chinoise
OrganizerLu, Ding (University of the Fraser Valley)
ChairLu, Ding (University of the Fraser Valley)
PapersFang, Tony (York University):
The Determinants of Outward FDI by Chinese Firms: Evidence from Longitudinal Firm-level Data
Shang, Qingyan (SUNY at Buffalo):
Individual Well-being and Expected Future Income: Evidence from Urban China
Zhang, Jian (Temple University):
Political Connection and Corporate Fraud: Evidence From China
Lu, Ding (University of the Fraser Valley):
The "Middle Income Trap" and the BRIC economies

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 405
CESG 6: Macroeconometrics / Macroéconométrie
ChairGordon, Stephen (Université Laval)
PapersGordon, Stephen (Université Laval):
Integrating quarterly data into a dynamic factor model of US monthly GDP
Ning, Cathy (Qiao) (Ryerson University):
Asymmetric Dependence in the US Economy: Application to Money and the Phillips Curve
Sun, Yiguo (University of Guelph):
Empirical Analysis of the Relationship between Canadian Core and Total Inflation Rates
DiscussantsHauzenberger, Klemens (Deutsche Bundesbank); Gordon, Stephen (Université Laval); Ning, Cathy (Qiao) (Ryerson University)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 410
Empirical and Behavioral Studies / Études empiriques et comportementales
ChairMohamed, Ghada (King Abdulaziz University)
PapersCleveland, Gordon (University of Toronto Scarborough):
The Cost of Producing Child Care Centre Services in the City of Toronto
Mongeon, Kevin (University of New Haven):
Home Advantage, Close Games, and Big Crowds: Economics and Existence of Rationally Biased Officiating
Yuan, Jia (University of Macau):
Why Are Lottery Players Sharing Tickets? Evidence from China's Individual Lottery Betting Panel Data
DiscussantsWoolley, Frances (Carleton University); Mohamed, Ghada (King Abdulaziz University); Yuan, Jia (University of Macau)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 412
Physical Activity and Health / Activité physique et santé
ChairMcDonald, Ted (University of New Brunswick)
PapersHajizadeh, Mohammad (University of Western Ontario):
Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in obesity risk in Canada: 2000-2010
Sarma, Sisira K (The University of Western Ontario):
The Effect of Physical Activity on Adult Obesity in Canada: Evidence from Panel Data
Shi, Jingye (University of Waterloo):
Identifying a Causal Mechanism Linking Income and Participation in Leisure Time Physical Activities
Yu, Weiqiu (University of New Brunswick):
Overweight and Obesity in Canada: A logistic-ordered Probit Econometric Analysis of Cycle 2.2 of the Canadian Community Health Survey
DiscussantsGuliani, Harminder (University of Regina); McIntosh, James (Concordia University); Yu, Weiqiu (University of New Brunswick); Sarma, Sisira K (The University of Western Ontario)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 508
Bank of Canada Session: The Role of Credit in the Economy / Séance de la Banque du Canada: Le role du crédit dans l'économie
OrganizersXu, TengTeng (Bank of Canada)
Minamihashi, Naoaki (Bank of Canada)
ChairsXu, TengTeng (Bank of Canada)
Minamihashi, Naoaki (Bank of Canada)
PapersTerajima, Yaz (Bank of Canada):
Effects of Funding Portfolios on the Credit Supply of Canadian Banks
Nishiyama, Shin-Ichi (Tohoku University):
How Bad was Lehman Shock?: Estimating a DSGE model with Firm and Bank Balance Sheets in a Data-Rich Environment
Zhang, Lin (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics):
Credit Risk, Information and Coordination
DiscussantsHuang, Haifang (University of Alberta); Zhang, Yahong (Bank of Canada); Peterson, Brian (Bank of Canada)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL 637
International Trade and Tariffs / Commerce international et tarifs
ChairYildiz, Halis (Ryerson University)
PapersCollie, David (Cardiff University):
Maximum-Revenue versus Optimum-Welfare Tariffs: A Delegation Game with Many Countries
Gaisford, James D (University of Calgary):
Should Smaller Countries Be More Protectionist? The Diversification Motive for Tariffs
Onder, Harun (The World Bank):
Limiting Cross-Retaliation when Punishment is Limited: How DSU Article 22.3 Complements GATT Article XXVIII
DiscussantsGaisford, James D (University of Calgary); Yildiz, Halis (Ryerson University); Mwilaria, Shadrack (West Virginia University)

16:30-18:00Saturday, June 9, 2012TFDL Gallery
C.D. Howe Session II: New Issues for Canada's International Trade Policy / Nouveaux enjeux de politique commerciale pour le Canada
OrganizerSchwanen, Daniel (C.D. Howe Institute)
ChairSchwanen, Daniel (C.D. Howe Institute)
PanelistsDowns, Andre (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada)
Curtis, John M. (Senior Fellow, CD Howe Institute)
Tertzakian, Peter (Arc Financial Corp.)
Hanak, Daryl (Alberta International and Intergovernmental Relations)

18:15-19:45Saturday, June 9, 2012MH MHA
Presidential Address / Discours du président
ChairDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)
SpeakerVeall, Michael (McMaster University)
TopicTop Income Shares in Canada: Recent Trends and Why They Might Matter

19:45-21:15Saturday, June 9, 2012MH MHB
Reception / Réception
SponsorAnalysis Group/Groupe d'Analyse

08:00-08:30Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Foyer
Coffee, Tea, Juices, Fruit, Pastries / Café, thé, jus, fruits, pâtisseries

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Ariel
CMSG: Default / Défaut de paiement
ChairForte, Sebastien (McGill University)
PapersLi, Li (University of Toronto):
Sovereign Defaults and Interest Rate Spread in the Presence of Self Control Problem
Partridge, James (University of Western Ontario):
The Disappearance of AAA firms
Forte, Sebastien (McGill University):
Bankruptcy Rates over the Business Cycle: An Investigation of the Effect of Aggregate Shocks in General Equilibrium

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Bianca
International Business Cycles I / Cycles économiques internationaux I
ChairSingh, Rajesh (Iowa State University)
PapersKabaca, Serdar (University of British Columbia):
Search Frictions, Financial Frictions, and Labor Market Fluctuations in Emerging Markets
Wong, M C Sunny (University of San Francisco):
Spatial Analysis of the Dependence of World Business Cycles

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Cassio A
Real Time Data / Données en temps réel
ChairAmbler, Steven (Université du Québec à Montréal)
PapersSiklos, Pierre L (Balsillie School of International Affairs and CIGI):
The Credit Cycle and the Business Cycle in Canada and the U.S.: Two Solitudes?
Morel, Louis (Bank of Canada):
Assessing Underlying Inflation in Real-time: A Monthly Factor Model of CPI for Canada
Tkacz, Greg (Saint Francis Xavier University):
Nowcasting GDP: Electronic Payments and the Timing of Data Releases

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Cassio B
R&D / Recherche et développement
ChairHanel, Petr (Université de Sherbrooke)
PapersSadeghzadeh, Javad (York University):
R&D Subsidy and Productivity Growth: An Empirical Analysis of the Indian Iron and Steel Industry with Plant-Level Data
Ulku, Hulya (University of Manchester):
Impact of R&D and Technology Diffusion on the Productivity of Manufacturing Firms in Turkey
Mohnen, Pierre (Maastricht University):
R&D, Innovation and Productivity: Dynamic Modeling and Estimation on Firm Panel Data for Dutch and French Manufacturing

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH ECC
Small Businesses and Bankruptcy / Petites entreprises et faillite
ChairShiamptanis, Christos (Ryerson University)
PapersKrzepkowski, Matt (University of Calgary):
Small Business Investment With Financing Constraints and Moral Hazard
Peter, Jeffrey (University of Ottawa):
Venture Capital: Project Selection and Management
Mikhed, Vyacheslav (University of Alberta):
Do fiscal payments reduce personal bankruptcy?
DiscussantsNadeau, Serge (University of Ottawa); Song, Yang (University of Calgary); Glover, Andy (University of Texas at Austin)

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Escalus
EPRI 2: Keeping them in: Practices Related to Persistence in PSE / Pratiques reliées à la persévérance au niveau postsecondaire
OrganizersFinnie, Ross (University of Ottawa)
Sweetman, Arthur (McMaster University)
ChairMotte, Anne (Canadian Economics Association)
PapersHolmes, Jonathan (Queen's University):
New Evidence on the Effectiveness of Interventions to Reduce Student Dropout in Canadian Universities
Martinello, Felice (Brock University):
Course Withdrawal Dates, Tuition Refunds, and Post-Secondary Persistence
Finnie, Ross (University of Ottawa):
Using administrative data to identify, target, and provide assistance to post-secondary students at risk of dropping out
DeClou, Lindsay (McMaster University):
Who Stays and for How Long? Examining Attrition in Canadian Graduate Programs
DiscussantsMartinello, Felice (Brock University); Fang, Tony (York University); Veall, Michael (McMaster University); Ci, Wen (Carleton University)

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Guilden
Economic Growth / Croissance économique
ChairChun, Young Jun (Hanyang University)
PapersBatu, Michael (University of Guelph):
Altruism, Migration Dynamics and Economic Growth
Dow, Gregory (Simon Fraser University):
The Origins of Sedentism: An Excursion in Economic Prehistory
DiscussantsChun, Young Jun (Hanyang University); Batu, Michael (University of Guelph)

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Hamlet
AEDSB Session: Energy, Growth and Monetary Policy / Énergie, croissance et politique monétaire
OrganizersAlam, Rafat (Grant Macewan University)
Mamun, Khawaja (Sacred Heart University)
ChairDas, Anupam (Mount Royal University)
PapersAkram, Tanweer (ING Investment Management):
Central Bank Reserves, Monetary Aggregates, Bank Lending, and Concerns About Inflation
Istiak, Khandokar (University of Calgary):
Is the Relation Between Oil Price and Industrial Production Symmetric? Evidence From G-7 Countries
DiscussantsAlam, Rafat (Grant Macewan University); Akram, Tanweer (ING Investment Management); Istiak, Khandokar (University of Calgary)

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH SAL
Free Trade Agreement II / Accords de libre échange II
ChairSpearot, Alan (University of California - Santa Cruz)
PapersCherniwchan, Jevan (University of Calgary):
Trade Liberalization and the Environment: Evidence from NAFTA
de Munnik, Daniel (Bank of Canada):
The Evolution of Canada's Global Export Market Share
Jean Louis, Rosmy (Vancouver Island University):
An alternative approach to measuring consumption/production gains from trade
Discussantsde Munnik, Daniel (Bank of Canada); Cherniwchan, Jevan (University of Calgary); Spearot, Alan (University of California - Santa Cruz)

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH TES
CREE: Topics in Environment / Sujets sur l'environnement
ChairFerrara, Ida (York University)
PapersLin, James (University of Alberta):
Electricity Markets with Carbon Capture and Storage
Oestreich, (Andreas) Marcel (University of Guelph):
Firms' Emissions and Self-Reporting under Competitive Audit Mechanisms
Elmarzougui, Eskandar (Université Laval):
Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment: An Investigation of the Pollution Halo and Pollution Haven Hypotheses
Bruce, Christopher J. (University of Calgary):
The Effect of Entitlements and Equality on Cooperative Bargaining with Private, Unverifiable Information

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012SB 105
Competition and Productivity / Compétition et productivité
ChairStoyanov, Andrey (York University)
PapersMoshiri, Saeed (University of Saskatchewan):
Technological Change and Productivity in Canada
Ahmad, Waseem (University of Alberta):
Strategic Competition of Private Label and National Brand in a Vertically Linked Market

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012SB 144
CDESG: Political Economy II / Économie politique II
ChairKsoll, Christopher (University of Oxford)
PapersBoichev, Georgi (Simon Fraser University):
A Model of Poor Property Rights Protection in a Democracy
Molina, Oswaldo (University of Oxford):
Titling without registration: quietly undermining the property rights reform
Aragon-Sanchez, Fernando (Simon Fraser University):
Party Nomination Procedures and Quality of Government
DiscussantsOloufade, Djoulassi (University of Ottawa); Nagarajan, Hari Krishnan (National Council of Applied Economic Research); Molina, Oswaldo (University of Oxford)

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012SB 146
CDESG: Africa / L'Afrique
ChairJackson, Ken (Wilfrid Laurier University)
PapersTran, Trang (University of Maryland, College Park):
Civil conflict and firm performance in Cote d'Ivoire
Nguimkeu, Pierre Evariste (Simon Fraser University):
Social Barriers to Entrepreneurship in Africa: The Forced Mutual Help Hypothesis
Muyanga, Milu (Michigan State University):
Fundamentals of Inclusive Agro-Enterprise Development: Effects of Population Density and Public Investments on Smallholder Agricultural Commercialization in Kenya
Oloufade, Djoulassi (University of Ottawa):
Trade Openness, Conflict Risk and Income Inequality in Developing Countries
DiscussantsJackson, Ken (Wilfrid Laurier University); Annen, Kurt (University of Guelph); Karaivanov, Alexander (Simon Fraser University); Roy Chaudhuri, Arka (University of British Columbia)

08:30-10:00Sunday, June 10, 2012SB 148
Market Efficiency II / Efficience de marché II
ChairDayanandan, Ajit (University of Northern British Columbia)
PapersAlexeev, Vitali (University of Tasmania):
Equity portfolio diversification: how many stocks are too many? Evidence from developed markets: 1988-2011
Wang, Liquan (St. Ambrose University):
Insider Trading in Multi-Asset Securities Markets
Dayanandan, Ajit (University of Northern British Columbia):
Business cycles and profit warnings

10:00-10:30Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Foyer
Coffee Break / Pause café

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Ariel
Microeconomics: Foundations / Fondements microéconomiques
ChairStreufert, Peter (University of Western Ontario)
PapersNeary, Hugh (University of British Columbia):
Why sunk costs are salient: two evolutionary arguments
Streufert, Peter (University of Western Ontario):
Set-Tree Games and the Representation of Plausibility by a Density Function
Khounvongsa, Maibang (University of British Columbia):
A Game Representation for a Class of Non-Expected Utility Preferences
DiscussantsYanni, Pierre-Yves (Université du Québec à Montréal); Kotowski, Maciej (Harvard University); Streufert, Peter (University of Western Ontario)

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Bianca
International Business Cycles II / Cycles écomiques internationaux II
ChairKabaca, Serdar (University of British Columbia)
PapersSingh, Rajesh (Iowa State University):
Investment Composition and International Business Cycles
Yao, Wen (Bank of Canada):
International Business Cycles and Financial Frictions

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Cassio A
Mount Royal University-Policy Studies (MRU-POST): Policies for Developing Countries / Politiques pour les pays en développement
OrganizerDas, Anupam (Mount Royal University)
ChairSarker, Subrata (Bank of Canada)
PapersLeung, Ambrose (Bishop's University):
Student Learning Styles and Performance in Introductory Economics
Nag, Sharmistha (National Council of Applied Economic Research):
Political Economy of Water Security in Rural India
Das, Anupam (Mount Royal University):
Electricity Consumption and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: A System GMM Approach for Dynamic Panels
DiscussantsNag, Sharmistha (National Council of Applied Economic Research); Chowdhury, Muhammad Murshed (University of Manitoba); Sarker, Subrata (Bank of Canada)

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Cassio B
Human Capital and Organizational Design / Capital humain et structure organisationnelle
ChairDow, Gregory (Simon Fraser University)
PapersLluis, Stephanie (University of Waterloo):
Uncertainty, Task Environment and Organization Design: An Empirical Investigation
Stoyanov, Andrey (York University):
Productivity gains from worker mobility and their distribution between workers and firms
Rupietta, Christian (University of Zurich):
Is apprenticeship training important for innovation in highly developed countries?
DiscussantsZubanov, Nikolay (Erasmus University Rotterdam); Barnette, Justin (Kent State University); Brown, Laura (University of Manitoba)

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH ECC
CPEG 8: Public Choice / CPEG 8: Choix publics
OrganizerWen, Jean-François (University of Calgary)
ChairBrou, Daniel (The University of Western Ontario)
PapersGoertz, Johanna (University of Guelph):
Inefficient Committees: Three Alternatives and Common Preferences
Raiha, Davin (Stanford University):
Strategy Lobbying
Reinhorn, Leslie J. (University of Durham):
A theory of optimal government waste
Schaufele, Brandon N. (University of Ottawa):
Campaign Contributions over CEOs' Careers
DiscussantsClark, Jeremy (University of Canterbury); Dodds, Stefan A. (University of Winnipeg); Boyce, John (University of Calgary); Wen, Jean-François (University of Calgary)

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Escalus
EPRI 3: Preparing them: Development, Skills & Post-PSE Outcomes / Développement, connaissances et résultats après l'éducation postsecondaire
OrganizersMueller, Richard (University of Lethbridge)
Sweetman, Arthur (McMaster University)
ChairMueller, Richard (University of Lethbridge)
PapersWismer, Andrew (University of Ottawa):
Boys and Girls: An Empirical Portrait of Their Experiences, Behaviour, Achievements and Attitudes From Age 15 Through 25
Young, Rebecca (McMaster University):
Working While in School: A Margin of Response?
Childs, Stephen (University of Ottawa):
Early Labour Market Outcomes of STEM Students and the Role of Background Characteristics and Educational Pathways
Yang, Wei (McMaster University):
Does compulsory volunteering affect subsequent behaviour? Evidence from a quasi experiment in Canada
DiscussantsWarburton, Bill (University of British Columbia); Leonard, Phil (McMaster University); Ferrer, Ana M. (University of Calgary); Gray, David (University of Ottawa)

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Guilden
Bank of Canada Session: Empirical Studies of Housing / Séance de la Banque du Canada : Études empiriques sur l'habitation
OrganizerGranziera, Eleonora (Bank of Canada)
ChairPeterson, Brian (Bank of Canada)
PapersHan, Lu (University of Toronto):
Measuring the Thinness of the Real Estate Market
Granziera, Eleonora (Bank of Canada):
House Price Dynamics: Fundamentals and Expectations
Reynaud, Julien (Imf):
The Canadian Real Estate Market: How Soft Would The Landing Be?
Sabourin, Patrick (Bank of Canada):
Measures of Owner-Occupied Housing in the CPI: Properties and Limitations in the Canadian Context

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH Hamlet
Central Banks / Banques centrales
ChairMahmoudi, Babak (Queen's University)
PapersAnderson, Emily (Duke University):
Dynamic Transparency and Information Acquisition
Santor, Eric Benjamin (Bank of Canada):
Large Scale Asset Purchases: Impact on Commodity Prices and International Spillover Effects
Mahmoudi, Babak (Queen's University):
Open-Market Operations, Distributions and Market Segmentation

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH SAL
Free Trade Agreement III / Accords de libre échange III
Chairde Munnik, Daniel (Bank of Canada)
PapersKaracaovali, Baybars (University of Hawaii at Manoa):
Trade Policy Determinants and Trade Reform in a Developing Country
Missios, Paul (Ryerson University):
Do South-South Preferential Trade Agreements Undermine the Prospects for Multilateral Free Trade?
Spearot, Alan (University of California - Santa Cruz):
Relaxing CAFE: Offshoring, NAFTA, and Fuel Economy Standards
DiscussantsMissios, Paul (Ryerson University); Karacaovali, Baybars (University of Hawaii at Manoa); Jean Louis, Rosmy (Vancouver Island University)

10:30-12:00Sunday, June 10, 2012SB 146
CDESG: Credit Markets / Marchés de crédits
ChairOpoku-Agyemang, Kweku (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
PapersOpoku-Agyemang, Kweku (University of Wisconsin-Madison):
Heterogeneous Signaling at the Convergence of Formal and Informal Finance in Ghana
Zhou, Weina (University of British Columbia):
China's saving rate and family structure
Kessler, Anke (Simon Fraser University):
Beggar Thy Neighbor? Theory and Evidence of the (Dis-)Advantage of Informal Credit
DiscussantsKessler, Anke (Simon Fraser University); Opoku-Agyemang, Kweku (University of Wisconsin-Madison); Zhou, Weina (University of British Columbia)

12:00-13:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH TES
CEA Annual General Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle de l'ACE
ChairDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)

13:00-15:00Sunday, June 10, 2012MH ECC
CEA Executive Council Meeting 2 / Réunion du conseil exécutif de l'ACE 2
ChairDionne, Georges (HEC Montréal)


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