• The Department of Economics has an emphasis on international economics and finance while maintaining strong coverage of core microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory and econometric theory.

 

  • New faculty members organize departmental seminars.  Our seminars are non field specific and usually held once or twice per week.

 

  • Our faculty’s innovative, relevant and forward-thinking research is recognized by and published in top economic journals, such as

American Economic Review,

Econometrica,

Journal of Monetary Economics,

Journal of Economic Theory,

Journal of Econometrics,

Journal of Public Economics,

Journal of International Economics,

European Economic Review,

International Economic Review,

Games and Economic Behavior,

Journal of Health Economics,

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management,

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control,

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,

Review of Economic Dynamics,

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics,

Journal of International Money and Finance,

Journal of Applied Econometrics,

Economic Theory,

Econometric Theory,

Econometrics Journal,

American Journal of Agricultural Economics,

International Journal of Industrial Organization,

Economics Letters,

Journal of Mathematical Economics,

Labor Economics,

Canadian Journal of Economics.

 

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Forthcoming

Kam, E., "Endogenous time preference and cash-in-advance economies," Greek Economic Review.

Tschopp, J.,"Wage formation: towards isolating search and bargaining effects from the marginal product,” Economic Journal.

Tschopp, J.,"Comparative advantage, capital destruction and hurricanes” (with M. Pelli), Journal of International Economics.

Y. Wang, "The impact of student debt on education, career, and marriage choices of female lawyers" (with H. Sieg), European Economic Review.

H.M. Yildiz, “Do free trade agreements affect tariffs of non-member countries? A theoretical and empirical investigation” (with A. Stoyanov and K. Saggi), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

 

2017

Chisik, R., "Does limited punishment limit the scope for cross-retaliation?" (with H. Onder), Economic Inquiry, 55, 1213–1230

Chisik, R. and N. Behzadan, "Does inequality drive the Dutch disease? Theory and evidence" (with H. Onder and B. Battaile), Journal of International Economics, 106, 104–118.

Kim, M.S., "A fixed-bandwidth view of the pre-asymptotic inference for kernel smoothing with time series data" (with Y. Sun and J. Yang), Journal of Econometrics,  197, 298-322.

Missios, P., and H.M. Yildiz, "Do South-South preferential trade agreements undermine the prospects for multilateral free trade?," Canadian Journal of Economics, 50, 111-161.

Yu, H., “On the equivalence of large individualized and distributionalized games'' (with M. Ali Khan, K. P. Rath and Y. Zhang), Theoretical Economics, 12, 533-554

 

2016

Angyridis, C. and B.S. Thompson, “Negative income taxes, inequality, and poverty,” Canadian Journal of Economics, 49, 1016–1034.

Kim, M.S., “Bootstrap and k-step bootstrap bias corrections for fixed effects estimators in nonlinear panel models,” (with Y. Sun), Econometric Theory, 32, 1523-1568.

Michelis, L., “Measuring the contribution of durable goods to the welfare cost of inflation”(with A. Mansoorian), Canadian Journal of Economics, 49, 815-833.

Missios, P., and H.M. Yildiz, "External Trade Diversion, Exclusion Incentives and the Nature of Preferential Trade Agreements," (with K. Saggi), Journal of International Economics, 99, 105-109, 2016.

Stacey, D., "Information, Commitment, and Costly Signalling in Decentralized Markets," International Economic Review, 57, 1507–1533.

Thompson, B.S., “Graphical procedures for multiple comparisons under general dependence,” (with C.J. Bennett), Journal of the American Statistical Association , 515, 1278-1288.

Yildiz, H.M., “On the different geographic characteristics of Free Trade Agreements and Customs Unions'' (with James Lake), Journal of International Economics, 99, 105-109.

Yu, H., “On the Nash equilibrium correspondence of a large game with traits: a complete characterization'' (with Lei Qiao and Zhixiang Zhang), Games and Economic Behavior, 99, 89-98.

 

2015

Angyridis, C., "Endogenous growth with public capital and progressive taxation," Macroeconomic Dynamics, 19, 1220-1239.

Bajona, C.,"Intergenerational effects of a green tax reform for a more sustainable social security system”, Energy Economics, 52 Supplement 1, S117-S129.

Chisik, R., "Job market signalling, stereotype threat, and counter-stereotypical behaviour," Canadian Journal of Economics,  48, 155-188.

Kim, M.S., "Asymptotic F test in a GMM framework with cross sectional dependence" (with Y. Sun), Review of Economics and Statistics, 97, 210-223.

Missios, P., and H.M. Yildiz, "Pollution havens, endogenous environmental policy and foreign direct investment," (with I. Ferrara), Southern Economic Journal,  82, 257-284.

Ning, C.,"Is volatility clustering of asset returns asymmetric?" (with D. Xu and T. Wirjanto), Journal of Banking and Finance, 52, 62-76.

Sen, D., "When an inefficient competitor makes higher profit than its efficient rival" (with G. Stamatopoulos), Operations Research Letters, 43, 148-150.

Tschopp, J.,"The wage response to shocks: the role of inter-occupational labor adjustment,” Labour Economics, 37, 28-37.

Yildiz, H.M., "Preferential versus multilateral trade liberalization and the role of political economy," (with A. Stoyanov), European Economic Review, 80, 140-164.

Yu, H., “On the centipede game with a social norm " (with M. Ali Khan and Z. X. Zhang), Mathematical Social Sciences, 75, 16-19.

Yu, H., “Pareto-undominated and socially-maximal equilibria in non-atomic games" (with H. Fu), Journal of Mathematical Economics. 58, 7-15.

Yu, H., “Strategic uncertainty and the ex-post Nash property in non-atomic games'' (with M. Ali Khan, K. P. Rath and Y. N. Sun), Theoretical Economics, 10, 103-129.

 

2014

Barbiero, T., and  M.S. Kim, "How powerful was the national policy? The lesson of the cotton mills" (with M.N.A. Hinton), Review of Economic Analysis, 53-67.

Caponi, V., "Empirical characteristics of legal and illegal immigrants in the USA," (with M. Plesca), Journal of Population Economics, 27(4), 923-960.

Missios, P., and H.M. Yildiz, "Inter-regional competition, comparative advantage and environmental federalism" (with I. Ferrara),Canadian Journal of Economics, 47(3). 

Pupato, G., "Unobservable skill dispersion and comparative advantage" (with M. Bombardini and G. Gallipoli), Journal of International Economics, 92, 317-329.

Sen, D., "Outsourcing versus technology transfer: Hotelling meets Stackelberg" (with A. Pierce), Journal of Economics, 111, 263-287.

Sen, D., "An alternative proof of Fishburn’s axiomatization of lexicographic preferences" (with M. Mitra), Economics Letters, 124(2), 168-170.

Yildiz, H.M., "Hub and Spoke trade agreements under oligopoly with asymmetric costs," Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 23, 97-110.

Yu, H., “Rationalizability in large games,” Economic Theory, 55, 457-479.

Yu, H., “On the space of players in idealized limit games'' (with L. Qiao), Journal of Economic Theory, 153, 177-190.

 

2013

Galaabaatar, T., “Subjective expected utility with incomplete preferences” (with E. Karni), Econometrica, 81, 255-284.

Kam, E., “A tale of two motives: Endogenous time preference, cash-in-advance constraints and monetary policy,” Modern Economy, 4, 427-430.

Kim, M.S., "Heteroskedasticity and spatiotemporal dependence robust inference for linear panel models with fixed effects" (with Y. Sun),Journal of Econometrics, 177, 85-108.

Thompson, B.S., "Empirical likelihood-based inference for poverty measures with relative poverty lines,"Econometric Reviews,32, 513-523.

Yildiz, H.M., "On the relationship between preferential and multilateral trade liberalization: The case of customs unions" (with K. Saggi and A. Woodland), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 5(1), 63-99.

Yildiz, H.M., "Foreign direct investment and customs union: incentives for multilateral tariff cooperation over free trade," Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 22, 298-316.

Yu, H., “Large distributional games with traits” (with M.A. Khan, K.P. Rath and Y.C. Zhang), Economics Letters, 118, 502-505.

Yu, H., “Large games with a bio-social topology” (with M.A. Khan, K.P. Rath and Y.N. Sun), Journal of Economic Theory, 148, 1122-1149.

 

2012

Bajona, C., “Trade and the environment with pre-existing subsidies: A dynamic general equilibrium analysis” (with D. Kelly), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 64, 253-278.

Chisik, R., “Trade disputes, quality choice, and economic integration,” Journal of International Economics, 88, 47-61.

Galaabaatar, T.,"Expected multi-utility Representations" (with E. Karni), Mathematical Social Sciences, 64, 242-246.

Kam, E., "Causality between international trade, export instability and economic growth in Bangladesh," (with M. Rahman), Journal of International Finance Studies, 12(3), 59-65.

Kam, E., "A simple theory of banking and the relationship between commercial banks and the central bank," (with J. Smithin), Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 34(3), 547-552.

Kim, M., “Simple and powerful GMM over-identification tests with accurate size” (with Y. Sun), Journal of Econometrics, 166, 267-281.

Missios, P., "Pricing of drugs with heterogeneous health care coverage" (with I. Ferrara), Journal of Health Economics, 31(2), 440-456.

Missios, P.,"A cross-country study of waste prevention and recycling: Assessing the effectiveness of policy instruments" (with I. Ferrara), Land Economics, 88(4), 710-744.

Pupato, G., "Skill dispersion and trade flows" (with M. Bombardini and G.Gallipoli), American Economic Review, 102(5), 2327-2348, 2012.

Roche, M.J., "When does uncovered interest parity hold?" (with M.J. Moore),Journal of International Money and Finance, 31(4), 865-879.

Sen, D., "Outsourcing and downstream R&D under economies of scale," (with Y. Chen), The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 12(1).

Shiamptanis, C.,“Fiscal risk in a monetary union” (with B. Daniel), European Economic Review, 56, 1289-1309.

Tajibaeva, L., "Property rights, renewable resources and economic development," Environmental and Resource Economics, 51(1), 23-41.

Thompson, B.S., "Flat rate taxes and relative poverty measurement," Social Choice and Welfare, 38, 543-551.

Thompson, B.S., "Empirical issues in lifetime poverty measurement" (with M. Hoy and B. Zheng), Journal of Economic Inequality, 10, 163-189.

Thompson, B.S., "Testing for bivariate stochastic dominance using inequality restrictions" (with T. Stengos), Economics Letters, 115, 60-62.

Yildiz, H.M., "On the relationship between tariff levels and the nature of mergers," (with A. Ulus), B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 12(1).

 

2011

Caponi V., "Intergenerational transmission of abilities and self-selection of Mexican immigrants," International Economic Review, 52(2), 523-547.

Kam, E., "Capitalism in one country: a re-examination of mercantilist systems from the financial point of view" (with J. Smithin), Financial Institutions and Economic Growth in the Context of the Domination of Finance Capital and Globalization: Financing for Development Financial Crisis, eds., N.L. Orlik, and T.L. Gonzalez, Mexico City, Juan Pablo, 37-56.

Kim, M.S., "Spatial heteroskedasticity and autocorrelation consistent estimation of covariance matrix" (with Y. Sun), Journal of Econometrics, 160, 349-371.

Sen D., "A theory of sharecropping: the role of price behavior and imperfect," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 80(1), 181-199.

Sen D., "Outsourcing induced by strategic competition" (with Y. Chen and P. Dubey), International Journal of Industrial Organization, 29(4), 484-492.

Yildiz, H.M., "Free trade, autarky and the sustainability of an international environmental agreement" (with H. Benchekroun), B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Contributions), 11(1), article 9.

Yildiz, H.M., "Bilateral trade agreements and the feasibility of multilateral free trade" (with K. Saggi), Review of International Economics, 19(2), 356-373.

 

2010

Angyridis, C. and Jolly, M., "Fiscal implications of the 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts," Journal of Economic Asymmetries, 7(1), 69-99.

Bajona, C., "Reforming state owned enterprises in China: effects of WTO accession" (with T. Chu), Review of Economic Dynamics, 13, 800-823.

Bajona, C., "Trade, growth, and convergence in a dynamic Heckscher-Ohlin model" (with T. J. Kehoe), Review of Economic Dynamics, 13, 487-503.

Caponi, V., "The impact of aggregate and sectoral fluctuations on training decisions," B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics - Advances, Vol. 1, Iss. 1, Art. 18.

Caponi, V., "Heterogeneous human capital and migration: who migrates from Mexico to the US?," Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 97/98, 207-234.

Michelis, L., "Savings, investment, employment, and inflation in a small open economy with habit persistence" (with A. Mansoorian and M. Mohsin), Macroeconomic Dynamics, 14(3), 365-387.

Michelis, L., "Monetary policy in a small open economy with durable goods and differing cash-in-advance constraints" (with A. Mansoorian), Economics Letters, 107(2), 246-248.

Michelis, L., "On money and capital with durable goods" (with A. Mansoorian), Economics Letters, 107(1), 36-38.

Michelis, L. and Ning, C., "The dependence structure between the Canadian stock market and the USD/CAD exchange rate: a copula approach," Canadian Journal of Economics, 43(3), 1016–1039.

Ning, C., "Dependence structure between the equity market and the foreign exchange market-a copula approach," Journal of International Money and Finance, 29(5), 743-759.

Peng, A., "A reinvestigation of contract duration using quantile regression for counts analysis" (with C. Liu), Economics Letters, 106(3), 184-187.

Peng, A., "Dividing time between work and study: Are tuition fees a factor?" (with L. Yang), Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 40(1), 13-29.

Peng, A., "Labor contract duration, indexation, and wage adjustment: interdependence and inflation propagation mechanisms" (with L.N. Christofides), Industrial Relations, 49(2), 226–247.

Roche, M.J., " Solving exchange rate puzzles with neither sticky prices nor trade" (with M.J. Moore), Journal of International Money and Finance, 29(6), 1151-1170

Thompson, B.S., "Statistical inference for vector measures of inequality and poverty," Journal of Economic Inequality, 8, 451-462.

Yildiz, H.M., "Bilateralism, multilateralism and the quest for global free trade" (with K. Saggi), Journal of International Economics, 81(1), 26-37.

Yildiz, H.M., "The implications of a south-south customs union on tariffs, welfare, and the prospect of global free trade" (with H.K. Nath), Journal of Business Strategies, 27(1), 75-91.

 

2009

Angyridis, C., "Monetary policy in a small open economy with Marshallian preferences" (with A. Mansoorian), Economic Record, 85(1), 21-31.

Angyridis, C., "Balanced budget vs. tax smoothing in a small open economy: a welfare comparison," Journal of Macroeconomics, 31, 438-463.

Bajona, C., "Entrepreneurship and productivity: The slow growth of the planned economies" (with L. Locay), Review of Economic Dynamics, 12(3), 505-522.

Caponi, V., "Post-secondary education in Canada: Can ability bias explain the earnings gap between college and university graduates?" (with M. Plesca), Canadian Journal of Economics, 42(3), 1100-1131

Missios, P. And H. M. Yildiz, "Trading rules and the environment: does equal treatment lead to a cleaner world?" (with I. Ferrara), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 58(2), 206-225.

Ning, C., "Extreme return-volume dependence in east-Asian stock markets: a Copula approach" (with T. Wirjanto), Finance Research Letters, 6, 202-209.

Sen, D., "Drastic innovations and multiplicity of optimal licencing policies" (with G. Stamatopoulos), Economics Letters, 105(1), 7-10.

Sen, D., "Technology transfer under returns to scale" (with G. Stamatopoulos), The Manchester School, 77(3), 337-365

Thompson, B.S., "The evolution of the conditional joint distribution of life expectancy and per capita income growth" (with T. Stengos and X. Wu), Advances in Econometrics, 25, 171-191.

Thompson, B.S., "Minimum wage increases as an anti-poverty policy in Ontario" (with A. Mascella and S. Teja), Canadian Public Policy, 35, 373-379.

Thompson, B.S., "Nonparametric estimation and specification testing of a two-factor interest rate model," Economics Bulletin, 29, 2346-2352.

Yildiz, H.M., "International productivity differences and roles of domestic investment, FDI, and trade" (with G. Das and H. Nath), International Economic Journal, 23(1), 121-142.

Yildiz, H.M., "Optimal tariffs of preferential trade agreements and the tariff complementarity effect" (with K. Saggi), Indian Growth and Development Review, 2(1), 5-17.

Yoshimine, K. and Barbiero, T.P., "Trade in capital goods and international co-movements of macroeconomic variables," Open Economies Review, 20(1), 113-122.

Past Seminars

 

Winter 2017

Heiwai Tang (Johns Hopkins University - SAIS)

"Global Sourcing and Domestic Production Networks"
Friday, Mar. 3 at 3:00 p.m. in POD 361.
Hosted by Germán
 

John Duggan (University of Rochester)

"Extreme Agenda-Setting Power in Dynamic Bargaining Games"
Tuesday, Mar. 7 at 4:00 p.m. in KHE 216.
Hosted by Haomiao
 

Gregory Gagnon (University of Toronto)

"Stochastic Impulse Control of Exchange Rates with Freidlin-Wentzell Perturbations"
Tuesday, Mar. 14 at 4:00 p.m. in KHE 216.
Hosted by Leo
 

Jean Francois Wen (University of Calgary)

"Tax Penalties on Fluctuating Incomes: Estimates from Longitudinal Data"
Tuesday, Mar. 21 at 4:00 p.m. in KHE 216.
Hosted by Maurice
 

Horacio Larreguy (Harvard University)

"A Market Equilibrium Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Vote-Buying: Evidence from Uganda"
Tuesday, Mar. 28 at 4:00 p.m. in KHE 216.
Hosted by Ricardo
 

Oriol Carbonell-Nicolau (Rutgers University)

"Inequality reducing properties of progressive income tax schedules: The case of endogenous income"
Friday, Mar. 31 at 4:00 p.m. in KHS 338.
Hosted by Haomiao
 

Julien Martin (UQAM)

"Volatility in the Small and in the Large: The Lack of Diversification in International Trade"
Tuesday, Apr. 4 at 4:00 p.m. in KHE 216.
Hosted by Jeanne
 

Sekiu Choi (University of Bristol)

"Deconstructing Job Search Behavior"
Friday, Apr. 7 at 4:00 p.m. in KHS 338.
Hosted by Claustre
 

Arvind Magesan (University of Calgary)

"Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Games when Players’ Beliefs Are Not in Equilibrium"
Tuesday, Apr. 11 at 4:00 p.m. in KHE 216.
Hosted by Yu
 

Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan)

"The Micro Origins of International Business Cycle Comovement"
Thursday, Apr. 20 at 3:00 p.m. in POD 358.
Hosted by Germán
 

Oleg Itskhoki (Princeton University)

"Granular Comparative Advantage"
Tuesday, Apr. 25 at 4:00 p.m. in KHE 216.
Hosted by Germán
 

Javier Fernandez-Blanco (U Autonoma de Barcelona)

"Unemployment risks and intra-household insurance"
Friday, Apr. 28 at 4:00 p.m. in POD 358.
Hosted by Claustre
 

Franck Malherbet (ENSAE)

"Taxation of Temporary Jobs: Good intentions with bad outcomes?"
Tuesday, May 9 at 4:00 p.m. in KHE 118.
Hosted by Murat
 

Mustafa Ulus (Galatasaray University)

"TBA"
Thursday, May 18 at 4:00 p.m. in KHE 118.
Hosted by Murat

Fall 2016

Chong Xiang (Purdue University)

"Educational Quality along Multiple Dimensions: A Cross-Country Analysis"
Friday, Sept. 9 at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 502.
Hosted by Germán
 

Till Gross (Carleton University)

"Dynamic Capital Tax Competition under the Source Principle"
Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.
Hosted by Constantine
 

Martín Rossi (Universidad de San Andres)

"Subsidized Home-ownership Programs, Transaction Costs, and Domestic Violence"
Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.
Hosted by Ricardo
 

Pamela Medina (University of Toronto)

"Within-Firm Responses to Import Competition: Quality Upgrading and Exporting in the Peruvian Apparel Industry"
Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.
Hosted by Germán
 

Stephane Mechoulan (Dalhousie University)

"Riots, Emergency Powers, and Opportunistic Behavior: an Analysis using Bounded Variation Assumptions"
Friday, Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 370.
Hosted by Constantine
 

Francisco Gonzalez (University of Waterloo)

"Skill mismatch in competitive search equilibrium"
Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.
Hosted by Claustre
 

Kai Zhao (University of Connecticut)

"The Chinese Saving Rate: Long-Term Care Risks. Family Insurance, and Demographics"
Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 3:30 p.m. in TBA.
Hosted by Constantine
 

Bingyong Zheng (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

" An Electoral Model of Political Dynasties"
Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.
Hosted by Cathy
 

Pierre Chausse (University of Waterloo)

"Assessing inter-generational mobility – a functional data regression approach"
Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.
Hosted by Leo
 

Atsuko Tanaka (University of Calgary)

"Statistical Discrimination, Occupational Sorting, and Career Opportunities"
Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.
Hosted by Yu
 

Kyle Handley (University of Michigan)

"Trade Collapses: the Role of Economic and Policy Uncertainty in the Great Recession"
Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.
Hosted by Murat
 

Nirav Mehta (Western University)

"Social interactions, mechanisms, and Equilibrium: Evidence from a model of study time and academic achievement"
Friday, Dec. 2 at 3:30 p.m. in KHW 387.
Hosted by Yu
 

Kai Huang (McMaster University)

Cancelled 
Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366.
Hosted by Haomiao
 

Joel Rodrigue (Vanderbilt University)

"Product Churning, Reallocation, and Chinese Export Growth"
Thursday, Dec. 8 at 3:30 p.m. in POD 358.
Hosted by Paul

Winter 2016

Joseph Marchand (University of Alberta)

"The Labor Market and School Finance Effects of the Texas Shale Boom on Teacher Quality and Student Achievement"

Friday, February 19th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek

Emanuel Ornelas (London School of Economics)

"Trade Liberalization and Third-Market Effects"

Tuesday, March 1st at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Murat

Eugene Beaulieu (University of Calgary)

"International Technology Diffusion via Goods Trade:Theory and Evidence from China"

Tuesday, March 8th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Murat

Liang Wang (University of Hawaii at Manao)

"Job Search over the Life Cycle"

Thursday, March 10th at 3:30 p.m. in VIC 210. Hosted by Derek

Runjuan Liu (University of Alberta)

"Beggar Thy Neighbor or Beggar Thy Domestic Firms?"

Tuesday, March 15th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Germán

Konstantinos Serfes (Drexel University)

"Strategic Incentives for Innovations and Market Competition"

Tuesday, March 22th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Deb

Yuanyuan Wan (University of Toronto)

"Two-way exclusion restrictions in models with heterogeneous treatment effects"

Tuesday, March 29th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Cathy

Giovanni Facchini (University of Nottingham)

"Coercive Trade Policy"

Friday, April 1st at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Mine Senses (Johns Hopkins SAIS)

"Trade Shocks and the Provision of Local Public Goods"

Thursday, April 7th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Murat

Brian Kovak (Carnegie Mellon University)

"Trade Reform and Regional Dynamics: Evidence From 25 Years of Brazilian Matched Employer-Employee Data"

Tuesday, April 12th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Germán

Keith Head (University of British Columbia)

"TBA "

Tuesday, April 19th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Germán

Winter 2016 (Job Market Talks)

Edourd Djeutem (Simon Fraser University)

"Robust Learning in the Foreign Exchange Market"

Monday, January 18th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 368.  

Zhe Yuan (University of Toronto)

"Network Competition in the Airline Industry: A Framework for Empirical Policy Analysis"

Wednesday, January 20th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 210.  

Colin Caines (University of British Columbia)

"Can Adaptive Learning Explain Boom-Bust Cycles in Asset Prices? An Application to the US Housing Boom"

Friday, January 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 367.  

Xingfei Liu (Ryerson University)

"On or Off - Are Treatment Effect of Policy Changes Symmetric? Evidence from UI Reform with Incomplete Information"

Tuesday, January 26th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 366.  

Yu Wang (University of Pennsylvania)

"The Impact of Student Debt on the Education, Career, and Marriage Choices of Female Lawyers "

Wednesday, January 27th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 210.  

Yajing Jiang (Johns Hopkins University)

"Matching Games with Unobserved Heterogeneity: A Structural Analysis of Online Labor Markets "

Thursday, January 28th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 367.  

Vincent Maurin (European University Institute)

"Liquidity Fluctuations in Over the Counter Markets "

Friday, January 29th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 367.  

Sergio de Ferra (London School of Economics)

"External Imbalances, Gross Capital Flows and Sovereign Debt Crises "

Monday, February 1st at 4:00 p.m. in POD 368.  

Ming He (University of Washington)

"Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Pure Common Value Auction Models with an Application to U.S. OCS Wildcat Auctions "

Tuesday, February 2nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 368.  

Christian Proebsting (University of Michigan)

"Are Devaluations Expansionary? Firm-Level Evidence from Estonia "

Wednesday, February 3th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.  

Dong-Hyuk Kim (Vanderbilt University)

"Empirical Evidence of Ambiguity in First-Price Auctions "

Friday, February 5th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 367.  

Ricardo Pique (Northwestern University)

"Higher Pay, Worse Outcomes? The Impact of Mayoral Wages on Local Government Quality in Peru "

Wednesday, February 10th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.  

Fall 2015

Ferdinando Monte (Georgetown University)

"Commuting, Migration, and Local Employment Elasticities"

Friday, September 18th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Germán

James Lake (Southern Methodist University)

"Are Global Trade Negotiations Behind a Fragmented World of "Gated Globalization"?"

Thursday, September 24th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Murat

Fernando Leibovici (York University)

"Financial Frictions and Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations"

Friday, September 25th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Germán

Daniela Hochfellner (University of Michigan and IAB)

"Winners and Losers of Financial Crises: Evidence from Individuals and Firms"

Tuesday, September 29th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Jeanne

Rodrigo Sekkel (Bank of Canada)

"Macroeconomic Uncertainty Through the Lens of Professional Forecasters"

Friday, October 2nd at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Bagi

Ninghua Du (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

"Goodwill Can Hurt: a Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Return Policies in Auctions"

Tuesday, October 6th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Amy

Eduardo Morales (Princeton University)

"What do Exporters Know?"

Tuesday, October 13th at 3:30 p.m. in POD366. Hosted by Germán

Peter Hammond (University of Warwick)

"The Kyoto Protocol and Beyond: Pareto Gains from International Emissions Trading and Clean Development "

Wednesday, October 21st at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao

Jiaying Gu (University of Toronto)

"Unobserved Heterogeneity in Income Dynamics: an Empirical Bayes Perspective"

Tuesday, October 27th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Cathy

Martino Pelli (Sherbrooke University)

"From Fossil Fuels to Renewables: The Role of Electricity Storage"

Tuesday, November 3rd at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Jeanne

Christopher Hajzler (Bank of Canada)

"Government Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment under the Threat of Expropriation"

Tuesday, November 10th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Richard

Ana Maria Santacreu (Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis)

"International R&D Spillovers and Asset Prices"

Friday, November 20th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Claustre

Paulo Barelli (University of Rochester)

"Homotopy Methods for Discounted Stochastic Games"

Tuesday, November 24th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Haomiao

Yuanyuan Wan (University of Toronto)

"Integrated-quantile-based Estimation for First Price Auction Models"

Thursday, November 26th 

CANCELLED

Hosted by Cathy

Lilia Karnizova (University of Ottawa)

"Emissions Cap or Emissions Tax? A Multi-Sector Business Cycle Analysis"

Tuesday, December 1st at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Constantine

Edward Schlee (Arizona State University)

"The Market for Lemons: Costly Insurance, Coverage Denials, and Pooling"

Tuesday, December 8th at 3:30 p.m. in POD 366. Hosted by Haomiao

Carlos Serrano (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Patent Collateral, Investor Commitment and the Market for Venture Lending"

Friday, December 11th at 3:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Claustre

Winter 2015

Lorenzo Caliendo (Yale University)

"The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy"

Friday, January 23rd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Germán

Fuchun Li (Bank of Canada)

"Testing for the Diffusion Matrix in a Multivariate Diffusion Process with Applications to Term Structure of Interest Rates"

Tuesday, February 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Cathy

Jason Allen (Bank of Canada)

"Search frictions and market power in negotiated price markets: the role of intermediaries"

Tuesday, February 17th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Derek

Stephane Mechoulan (Dalhousie University)

"Intra-household Allocation of Family Resources and Birth Order: Evidence From France Using Siblings Data"

Tuesday, March 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Constantine

Soojin Jo (Bank of Canada)

"Heterogeneity in the Dynamic Effects of Uncertainty on Investment"

Tuesday, March 10th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Min

Larry Schembri (Bank of Canada)

"Financial Stability: The What, the Why, the Where, the How and the Who?"

Tuesday, March 17th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Tom

Charles Roddie (London School of Economics)

"Demographic Competition and Inequality Aversion"

Friday, March 20th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao

Hashmat Khan (Carleton University)

"House Prices and Government Spending Shocks"

Tuesday, March 24th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 103. Hosted by Constantine

Ujjayant Chakravorty (Tufts University)

"Who is Buying? Fuelwood Collection in Rural India"

Friday, March 27th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Paul

Chris Cotton (Queen's University)

"Affirmative Action and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment"

Tuesday, April 14th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao

Xiao Luo (National University of Singapore)

"Rationalizability in General Situations"

Tuesday, April 21st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao

Anne Polivka (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

"Storms and Jobs: The Effect of Hurricanes on Individuals’ Employment and Earnings over the Long Run"

Tuesday, April 28th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Jeanne

Fall 2014

Steven Lehrer (Queen's University)

"Estimating Context-Independent Treatment Effects in Education Experiments"

Tuesday, September 2nd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Brennan

Thanasis Stengos (University of Guelph)

"Structural Threshold Regression"

Tuesday, September 16th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Richard

Mikal Skuterud (University of Waterloo)

"Immigrant Skill Selection and Utilization: A Comparative Analysis of Australia, Canada, and the United States"

Friday, September 26th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Ethan Lewis (Dartmouth College)

"People and Machines: A Look at The Evolving Relationship Between Capital and Skill In Manufacturing 1850-1940 Using Immigration Shocks"

Tuesday, October 7th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Jeanne

Ana Ferrer (University of Waterloo)

"The Effect of Linguistic Proximity on the Occupational Assimilation of Immigrants"

Friday, October 10th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Stanley Zin (New York University)

"Risk and Ambiguity in Models of Business Cycles"

Tuesday, October 14th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Mo

John Knight (Western University)

"The Properties of Double-Blind Dutch Auctions in a Clearing House"

Friday, October 24th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204 Hosted by Cathy

Carl Davidson (Michigan State University)

"A Simple Model of Globalization, Schooling and Skill Acquisition"

Tuesday, October 28th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Richard

Christian Gourieroux (University of Toronto)

"Positional Portfolio Management"

Tuesday, November 4th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Cathy

Kristy Buzard (Syracuse University)

"Endogenous Politics and the Design of Trade Institutions"

Friday, November 7th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Matias Cortes (University of Manchester)

"The Barriers to Occupational Mobility: An Aggregate Analysis"

Tuesday, November 11th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Jeanne

Julian Emami Namini (Erasmus University)

"Discrimination and International Trade"

Tuesday, November 18th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Richard

Pablo Fajgelbaum (UCLA)

"Measuring the Unequal Gains from Trade"

Friday, November 21st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Germán

Ben Sand (York University)

"Taking Selection to Task: Bounds on Occupational Task Prices"

Tuesday, November 25th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Jeanne

Thomas Sampson (London School of Economics)

"Dynamic Selection: An Idea Flows Theory of Entry, Trade and Growth"

Tuesday, December 2nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

Pau Pujolas (McMaster University)

"Nonlinear Gravity"

Tuesday, December 9th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Claustre

Winter 2014

Giovanni Maggi (Yale University)

"Uncertainty and Trade Agreements"

Tuesday, March 4th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

Audrey Laporte (University of Toronto)

Cancelled

Tuesday, March 11th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Amy

Slvetlana Demidova (McMaster University)

"Trade Policies, Firm Heterogeneity, and Variable Markups"

Tuesday, March 18th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

George Jia (University of Prince Edward Island)

"Health Insurance Coverage and Self-Employment Among Young US Adults"

Friday, March 21st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Richard

Gregory Pavlov (University of Western Ontario)

"Multi-Stage Unmediated Communication in a Sender-Receiver Model"

Tuesday, March 25th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Haomiao

Benjamin Zissimos (University of Exeter)

"A Theory of Trade Policy Under Dictatorship and Democratization"

Monday, March 31st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Murat

Jean Guillaume Forand (University of Waterloo)

"A Dynamic Duverger’s Law"

Tuesday, April 1st at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Bagi

Joel Rodrigue (Vanderbilt University)

"Does Importing Intermediates Increase the Demand for Skilled Workers? Plant-Level Evidence"

Wednesday, April 2nd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Murat

Adrian Masters (SUNY Albany)

"Entrepreneurship, Job Creation and the Tax Code"

Tuesday, April 8th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Derek

Constantinos Syropoulos (Drexel University)

"Trade and Insecure Resources"

Tuesday, April 15th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Murat

Kunal Dasgupta (University of Toronto)

"Inattentive Importers"

Tuesday, April 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

Tasso Adamopoulos (York University)

"Land Reform and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Micro Data"

Tuesday, April 29th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Leo

Kyle Bagwell (Stanford University)

"Optimal Delegation and Regulation"

Thursday, May 8th at 3:30 p.m. in RCC 201. Hosted by Richard

 

Fall 2013

Tom McCurdy (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)

Do Jumps Contribute to the Dynamics of the Equity Premium?

Tuesday, October 1st at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Cathy

Mostafa Beshkar (Indiana University)

“Tariff Binding and Overhang: Theory and Evidence”

Tuesday, October 8th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Richard

Daniel Trefler (University of Toronto)

“The Rents from Trade: Removing the Sugar Coating”

Tuesday, October 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Germán

Ivan Medovikov (Brock University)

“Tests of independence based on the weighted empirical copula process”

Tuesday, October 29th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Cathy

Hugues Langlois (McGill University)

“Asset Pricing with Return Asymmetries: Theory and Tests”

Tuesday, November 5th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Cathy

Marcin Peski (University of Toronto)

Local Stability of Stationary Equilibria

Tuesday, November 12th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Haomiao

Corinne Langinier (University of Alberta)

“Subjective Performance of Patent Examiners and Implicit Contracts”

Monday, November 18th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 200. Hosted by Deb

John Romalis (University of Sydney)

“International Prices and Endogenous Quality”

Tuesday, November 26th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Murat

Migiwa Tanaka (University of Toronto)

“Testing the Theory of Multitasking: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment in Chinese Factories”

Friday, November 29th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Bagi

Richard McLean (Rutgers)

“Games of Incomplete Information with Discontinuous Payoffs”

Tuesday, December 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in POD 372. Hosted by Bagi

Olena Ivus (Queen's School of Business)

“Intellectural Property Protection and the Industrial Composition of Multinational Activity”

Wednesday, December 4th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 358. Hosted by Murat



Winter 2013

Andres Carvajal (Western University)

“Arbitrage Pricing in Noncompetitive Markets”

Friday, March 8th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

Dirk Krueger (University of Pennsylvania)

“Intergenerational Redistribution in the Great Recession”

Friday, March 15th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek Stacey

James Lake (Southern Methodist University)

“Dynamic endogenous formation of trade agreements: flexibility versus coordination”

Tuesday, April 2nd at 1:30 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Halis Yildiz

Lawrence Schembri (Bank of Canada)

"A Tale of Two Countries and Two Booms, Canada and the United States in the 1920s and the 2000s: The Roles of Monetary and Financial Stability Policies”

Please note this session is “Off the Record” and is closed to the media.

Thursday, April 5th at 4:00 p.m. in POD 484. Hosted by Tom Barbiero

John B. Jones (University at Albany-SUNY)

"Medicaid Insurance in Old Age"

Monday, April 8th at 4:00 p.m. in VIC 205. Hosted by Christos Shiamptanis

Ingmar Prucha (University of Maryland)

"Limit Theory for Panel Data Models with Cross Sectional Dependence and Sequential Exogeneity"

Friday, April 12th at 4:00 p.m. in POD370. Hosted by Minseong Kim

Peter Streufert (Western University)

"Consistency is characterized by additive absurdity and pseudo-Bayesian updating"

Monday, April 15th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

Tim Conley (Western University)

“Detecting Bidders Groups in Collusive Auctions”

Friday, April 26th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Minseong Kim

Allen Head (Queen's University)

“The Dynamics of Market Power and International Prices

Monday, May 13th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek Stacey

Beverly Lapham (Queen's University)

The Effects of Exchange Rate Movements on Canadian Retailers

Friday, May 17th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek Stacey



Winter 2013 (Job Market Talks)


Andrew Bird (University of Toronto)

"The Effects of Taxes on the Market for Corporate Control"

Wednesday, January 16th at 3:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Benjamin Marx (Columbia University)

"Regulatory Hurdles and Growth of Charitable Organizations: Evidence from a Dynamic Bunching Design"

Monday, January 21st at 3:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Jaqueline Oliveira (Yale University)

"The Value of Children: Intergenerational Transfers, Fertility, and Human Capital"

Tuesday, January 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Hongsong Zhang (Penn State University)

"Static and Dynamic Gains from Importing Intermediate Inputs: Theory and Evidence"

Wednesday, January 23rd at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Lucrezio Figurelli (Boston College)

"Store Choice in Spatially Differentiated Markets"

Tuesday, January 29th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Laura Salisbury (Boston University)

"Women’s Income and Marriage Markets in the United States: Evidence from the Civil War Pension"

Wednesday, January 30th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Yao Luo (Penn State University)

"Bundling and Nonlinear Pricing in Telecommunications"

Friday, February 1st at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.

Laura Grigolon (KU Leuven)

"A Discrete Choice Model for Ordered Nests"

Monday, February 4th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204.



Fall 2012


Srihari Govindan (University of Rochester)

“Competition for a Majority”

Wednesday, September 12th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

Betty Daniel (University at Albany-SUNY)

"Monetary Policy Switching to Avoid a Liquidity Trap"

Friday, September 28th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Christos Shiamptanis

Maria Goltsman (Western University)

"Communication in Cournot Oligopoly"

Friday, October 5th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

Matthew Doyle (Waterloo University)

"Wage Posting Without Full Commitment"

Friday, October 19th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Derek Stacey

Piyusha Mutreja (Syracuse University)

“Capital Goods Trade and Economic Development”

Wednesday, November 7th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Halis Yildiz

Igor Livshits (Western University)

"Screening as a Unified Theory of Delinquency, Renegotiation, and Bankruptcy"

Friday, November 9th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Claustre Bajona

Ying Chen (Arizona State University)

"Discretionary vs. Mandatory Spending: The Status Quo Effect"

Wednesday, November 14th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

James G. MacKinnon (Queen's University)

"Thirty Years of Heteroskedasticity-Robust Inference"

Friday, November 16th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Maurice Roche

Myrna Wooders (Vanderbilt University)

"Subgame Perfect Cooperation in an Extensive Game"

Monday, November 19th at 4:00 p.m. in JOR 204. Hosted by Haomiao Yu

 

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