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The economics department hosts weekly seminars led by experts across a variety of fields. All seminars are currently online. Graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in attending seminars should email the organizer directly.

Winter 2022 Schedule


Saraswata Chaudhuri

McGill University

Date: Friday, March 25, 2022
Time: 3:00-4:30 PM
Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou (daa@yorku.ca) & Pujee Tuvaandorj (tpujee@yorku.ca)


Matt Webb

Carleton University

Date: Friday, April 1, 2022
Time: 3:00-4:30 PM
Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou (daa@yorku.ca) & Pujee Tuvaandorj (tpujee@yorku.ca)


Dalibor Stevanovic

UQAM

Date: Friday, April 8, 2022
Time: 3:00-4:30 PM
Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou (daa@yorku.ca) & Pujee Tuvaandorj (tpujee@yorku.ca)

Past Seminars

Viktoria Hnatkovska

University of British Columbia

Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Time: 2:00-3:30 P.M.
Topic:
 TBA
Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca

Terry Cheung

Academia Sinica

Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Time: 9:30-11:00 AM
Topic:
 TBA
Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca

Julieta Caunedo

Cornell University

Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Time: 10:00- 11:30 AM
Topic:
 TBA
Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, December 4, 2020
Time: 2:00- 3:30 PM

Tamon Asonuma (IMF)

Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday November 17, 2020
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Robert Garlick (Duke University)

Topic: Aspirations, Assets, and Anti-Poverty Policy
Location: Online
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, November 13, 2020
Time: 10:00-11:30 A.M.

Rachel L. Ngai (London School of Economics)

Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, November 6, 2020
Time: 2:00- 3:30 PM

Wyatt Brooks (Arizona State University)

Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday November 5, 2020
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

David Price  (University of Toronto)

Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Time: 2:00- 3:30 PM

Juan Sanchez (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday October 29, 2020
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Claudia Persico (American University)

Topic: The Spillover Effects of Pollution: How Exposure to Lead Affects Everyone in the Classroom
Location: Online
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, October 23, 2020
Time: 2:00- 3:30 PM

Todd Schoellman (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday October 22, 2020
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Román Andrés Zárate (University of Toronto)

Topic: Choice and Consequence: Assessing Mismatch at Chicago Exam Schools
Location: Online
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday October 8, 2020
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Joshua Lewis (Université de Montréal)

Topic: The Value of Health Insurance during a Crisis: Effects of Medicaid Implementation on Pandemic Influenza Mortality
Location: Online
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, October 2, 2020
Time: 2:00- 3:30 PM

Zhigang Feng (University of Nebraska)

Topic: TBA
Location: Online
Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday October 1, 2020
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Jeff Denning (Brigham Young University)

Topic: Why Have College Completion Rates Increased? An Analysis of Rising Grades
Location: Online
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Jamin Speer (University of Memphis)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

David Price (University of Toronto)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Serdar Ozkan (University of Toronto)

Topic: "Dissecting Idiosyncratic Income Risk"

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Ida Ferrara, iferrara@yorku.ca 

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, December 2, 2019

Time: 10:00-11:30 AM

James MacGee (Western Economics & Bank of Canada)

Topic: TBA

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca and Georgios Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM

Marc Henry (Penn State University)

Topic: "Revealing Gender-Specific Costs of STEM in an Extended Roy Model of Major Choice."

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, daa@yorku.ca & Paul Rilstone, pril@yorku.ca 

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Maggie Jones (University of Victoria)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Laura Salisbury, lsalisbu@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Lisa Kahn (University of Rochester)

Topic: "Dropouts Need Not Apply? The Minimum Wage and Skill Upgrading"
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Ronald Wolthoff (University of Toronto)

Topic: "Search, Screening and Sorting"
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Date: Monday, November 11, 2019

Time: 10:00-11:30 AM

Gajendran Raveendranathan (McMaster University)

Topic: TBA

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca and Georgios Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

PLEASE NOTE THE SEMINAR BELOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 24, 2020

Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Osea Giuntella (University of Pittsburgh)

Topic: "Gender-Specific Economic Shocks and Household Bargaining Power. A Machine Learning Approach to Expenditure Data"

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 3:00-4:30 PM

Prosper Dovonon (Concordia University)

Topic: Relevant moment selection under mixed identification strength. (pdf)

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, daa@yorku.ca & Paul Rilstone, pril@yorku.ca

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 10:00-11:30 AM

João Galindo da Fonseca (University of Montreal)

Topic: TBA

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca and Georgios Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Nicolas Vincent (HEC Montreal)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Time: 4:00-5:30 PM

Aman Ullah (University of California)

Topic: )" A Journey in Search of Unknown "True Model" : Data based non-parametric econometrics and empirical economics".

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, daa@yorku.ca & Paul Rilstone, pril@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, October 7, 2019

Time: 4:00-5:30 PM

Markus Poschke (McGill University)

Topic: TBA

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca and Georgios Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Fernando Leibovici (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

Topic: TBA

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca and Georgios Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Alexander Monge-Naranjo (Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, September 27, 2019
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm

John Ham

Topic:.Novelty, Knowledge Spillovers and Innovation: Evidence from Nobel Laureates.
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, daa@yorku.ca & Paul Rilstone, pril@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm

Yelena Larkin (Schulich)

Topic:TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019

Time: 4:00-5:30 PM

Juan Carlos Hatchondo (Western University)

Topic: TBA

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Chaoran Chen, chenecon@yorku.ca and Georgios Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Alessandro Dovis (University of Pennsylvania)

Topic: Fiscal Rules, Bailouts, and Reputation in Federal Governments.
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca & George Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Time: 3:00-4:30pm

Kim Huynh (Banque of Canada)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, daa@yorku.ca and Razvan Sufana, rsufana@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Time: TBA

Zachary Mahone (McMaster University)

Topic: Entrepreneurship, Housing and Wealth.
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca & George Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019
Time: 1:00-2:00pm

Simona Zambelli (University of Bologna)

Topic: Due Diligence and Investee Performance
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, aadamo@yorku.ca & Razvan Sufana, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Ryan Decker (Fed Board)

Topic: Firm Dynamics and Local Economic Shocks: Evidence from the Shale Oil and Gas Boom
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 18, 2019
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Adam Lavecchia (McMaster University)

Topic: The Timing of Tax incentives for Saving, Asset Location and Crowd-Out: Evidence from Tax-Free Savings Accounts
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Time: 4:00-5:30

Jose Espin-Sanchez (Yale)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Laura Salisbury, laura.h.salisbury@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, March 08, 2018

Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Michael Dinerstein (University of Chicago)

Topic: Allocative Efficiency in K-12 Education

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca,

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Federico Rossi (Johns Hopkins University)

Topic: The Relative Efficiency of Skilled Labor across Countries: Measurement and Interpretation

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Georgios Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 19, 2018

Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Satyajit Chatterjee (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)

Topic: Endogenous Political Turnover and Fluctuations in Sovereign Default Risk

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Georgios Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Theodore Papageorgiou (McGill)

Topic: Geography, Search Frictions and Endogenous Trade Costs

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 26, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Ioana Marinescu (University of Pennsylvania)

Topic: Concentration in US Labor Markets: Evidence from Online Vacancy Data
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Halis Murat Yildiz (Ryerson University)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Natalie Bau (UCLA)

Topic: Negotiating a Better Future: How Inter-personal Skills Facilitate Inter-Generational Investment
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: TBA

Bettina Brueggemann (McMaster University)

Topic: Long-term Changes in Married Couples' Labor Supply and Taxes: Evidence from the U.S. and Europe Since the 1980s” (joint with A. Bick, N. Fuchs-Schuendeln and H. Paule-Paludkiewicz)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca & George Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Dimitris Thomakos (University of Peloponnese)

Topic: Adaptive Learning Forecasting
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca & George Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
Time: 3:00-4:30pm

Bin Chen (University of Rochester)

Topic: A Unified Approach to Testing Stability of Conditional Distributions and Conditional Moments (joint with Liquan Huang)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, daa@yorku.ca and Razvan Sufana, rsufana@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Kelly Vosters (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)

Topic: Spillover Bias in Multigenerational Income Regressions
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Laura Salisbury, lsalisbu@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Baris Kaymak (Université de Montréal)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca & George Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Time: 3:00-4:30pm

James MacKinnon (Queen's University)

Topic: How Cluster-Robust Inference Is Changing Applied Econometrics
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, daa@yorku.ca and Razvan Sufana, rsufana@yorku.ca

Department Seminar {Toronto Seminar}

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Time: 3:00-4:30pm

Eric Renault (Brown University)

Topic: Weak Instruments Test in Discrete Choice Models (joint with David T. Frazier, Donald Poskitt, Lina Zhang and Xueyan Zhao)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, daa@yorku.ca and Razvan Sufana, rsufana@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30

Dietrich Vollrath (University of Houston)

Topic: The Role of Land in Temperate and Tropical Agriculture
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca & George Stefanidis, stefa107@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018
Time: 3:00-4:30pm

Firmin Doko Tchatoka (University of Adelaide)

Topic: A Rotation Approach to Subset Inference in Weakly Identified Linear Structural Models
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Antoine Djogbenou, daa@yorku.ca and Razvan Sufana, rsufana@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Heather Sarsons (University of Toronto / Chicago Booth)

Topic: Interpreting Signals in the Labour Market: Evidence from Medical Referrals
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Ben Sand (York University)

Topic: Estimating the Gains from Trade in Frictional Local Labor Markets
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time: TBA

Nicola Bianchi (Northwestern University)

Topic: Chains of Opportunity Revisited
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Paul Gaggl (UNC Charlotte)

Topic: The Macroeconomic Effects of Automation: Does Capital Aggregation Matter
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Andrey Stoyanov "Chemical pollution and altered sex ratios"

Matias Cortes "Caught in the Cycle: Timing of Enrollment and Labor Market Performance of University Graduates"

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Joseph Mullins (University of Western Ontario)

Topic: Improving Child Outcomes through Welfare Reform
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Ridwan Karim (University of Toronto)

Topic: Voter-Buying, Electoral Reform and Health Outcomes in Brazil
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Michel Serafinelli (University of Toronto)

Topic: Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Diffusion in Poor Locations
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Timothy Bond (Purdue)

Topic: Symptoms Before the Syndrome? Stalled Racial Progress and Trade in the 1970's and 1980's
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Jonathan Hall (University of Toronto)

Topic: Is Uber a Complement or Substitute with Public Transit (with Joseph Price and Craig Palsson)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Uros Petronijevic, upetroni@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Martin Besfamille (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)

Topic: Asymmetric Regions and the Optimal Degree of Fiscal Decentralization
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Sam Bucovetsky, bucovetsky1052@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, Oct 23rd, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Michael Boehm (University of Bonn and UBC)

Topic: Firms’ Heterogeneity and the Return to Cognitive Skills (with Giovanni Gallipoli)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Matias Cortes, gmcortes@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Time: 12:15-1:15pm

Daniela Scur (Oxford University)

Topic: All in the family? CEO choice and firm organization
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, April 27th, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Arthur Blouin (University of Toronto)

Topic: Erasing Ethnicity? Nation Building, (mis)trust and the salience of Identity in Rwanda
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Nippe Lagerlöf, lagerlof@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Mustafa Ulus, Galatasaray University, Istanbul (visiting Ryerson University)

Topic: The Role of the Informal Sector in Promoting Immigrant Integration
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Treb Allen (Dartmouth College)

Topic: The Welfare Effects of Transportation Infrastructure Improvements (with Costas Arkolakis).
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado (McGill University)

Topic: Capital-Labor Substitution, Structural Change and the Labor Income Share
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Timea Laura Molnar (UBC)

Topic: How Do Mothers Manage? Universal Daycare, Child Skill Formation, and the Parental Time-Education Puzzle
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Gustavo Bobonis (University of Toronto)

Topic: Vulnerability and Clientelism
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Matthew Greenblatt (University of Minnesota)

Topic: Bailouts, Inflation, and Risk Sharing in Monetary Unions
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

François de Soyres (Toulouse School of Economics)

Topic: Value Added and Productivity Linkages Across Countries
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, February 3, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Daniel Goetz (Princeton University)

Topic: Competition and Dynamic Bargaining in the Broadband Industry
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Claudia Macaluso (University of Chicago)

Topic: Skill remoteness and post-layoff labor market outcomes
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Kirsten Cornelson (University of Toronto)

Topic: Residential segregation and social segregation by race
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Jessica Leight (Williams College)

Topic: Complementarity between non-agricultural and agricultural shocks in local industrialization: Evidence from China
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, January 30, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Chaoran Chen (University of Toronto)

Topic: Technology Adoption, Capital Deepening, and International Productivity Differences
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Salvatore Lo Bello (Universidad Carlos III)

Topic: Like Father, Like Son: Occupational Choice, Intergenerational Persistence and Misallocation
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Oksana Leukhina (University of Washington)

Topic: How Risky Is College Investment?
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Juan Morales (University of Toronto)

Topic: Legislating During War: Conflict and Politics in Colombia
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Matias Cortes (University of Manchester)

Topic: The End of Men and the Rise of Women in the High-Skilled Labor Market
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, November 25th, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Francisco Gonzalez (University of Waterloo)

Topic: "Skill mismatch in competitive search equilibrium" (joint with Sonja Chen and Matt Doyle)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Mauricio Drelichman (University of British Columbia)

Topic: The long-run effects of the Spanish Inquisition
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, Bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, October 3rd, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Laura Turner (University of Toronto)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Laura Salisbury, lsalisbu@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, September 30th, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Theodore Papageorgiou (McGill University)

Topic: Occupational Choice, Human Capital and Learning: A Multi-Armed Bandit Approach
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, aadamo@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, September 26, 2016
Time: 1:00-2:30pm

Andrew Dickens (York University)

Topic: Ethnolinguistic Favoritism in African Politics
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Nippe Lagerlöf, lagerlof@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Yosh Halberstam (University of Toronto)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, Bertaev@gmail.com

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, April 18th, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Charles Gottlieb (University of St. Gallen)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, April 1st, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Kei-Mu Yi (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

Topic: Sectoral Heterogeneity and the Gains from Trade
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Runjuan Liu (University of Alberta)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, February 26th, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Hakki Yazici (Sabanci University and CMU)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Dave Donaldson (Stanford University)

Topic: Nonparametric Counterfactual Predictions in Neoclassical Models of International Trade
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Jeffrey Chan (University of Toronto)

Topic: Any Port in a Storm: Import Competition and Match Quality Downgrading
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, February 1, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Anderson Frey (University of British Columbia)

Topic: Cash Transfers, Clientelism, and Political Enfranchisement: Evidence from Brazil
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Alisa Tazhitdinova (Berkeley)

Topic: Adjust Me if I Can’t: The Effect of Firm Incentives on Labor Supply Responses to Taxes
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Daniel Shack (University of British Columbia)

Topic: What Do Parents Know and When do They Know It: How Learning Matters for Parents' Dynamic Education Choices
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, January 25, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Uros Petronijevic (University of Toronto)

Topic: The Productivity Effects of School Competition in the Presence of Education Accountability
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, December 07, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Werner Antweiler (Souder School of Business)

Topic: TBA
Location: Ross S101
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, November 23, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Duan Qi (Beihang University)

Topic: Market Size, Cannibalization, and Policy Competition for a Multiproduct Multinational Firm (PDF)

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Laura Salisbury, lsalisbu@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Cesar Sosa Padilla (McMaster University)

Topic: Sovereign Default and Banking Crises (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Pamela Campa (University of Calgary)

Topic: Politico-economic Regimes and Attitudes: Female Workers under State-socialism (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Kevin Donovan (University of Notre Dame)

Topic: Local Knowledge and Managerial Capital: Evidence from Kenyan Microenterprises (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Hakki Yazici (Sabanci University and CMU)

Topic: Determinants ofWage and Earnings Inequality in the United States (PDF) (CANCELLED)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ahmet Akyol, aakyol@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Fernando Aragon (SFU)

Topic: Mining closure, gender and employment reallocations: the case of UK coal mines (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Taylor Jaworski (Queens University)

Topic: National Policies for Regional Development: Evidence from the Appalachian Development Highway System.
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Laura Salisbury, lsalisbu@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Christopher Bidner (SFU)

Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.caTopic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)

Topic: Universal Gravity (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Brown Bag Seminar

Date: Monday, April 27, 2015
Time: 1200-1:00pm

Fernando Leibovici

Topic: Financial Frictions and Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Jan Grobovsek (University of Edinburgh)

Topic: Communal Land and Agricultural Productivity (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, April 20, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Holger Strulik (University of Gottingen)

Topic: Desire and Development (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Kunal Dasgupta (University of Toronto)

Topic: Inattentive Importers (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, April 13, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Carlos Serrano (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Topic: Patent collateral, investor commitment, and the market for venture lending (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Brown Bag Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Ben Sand

Topic: The Effects of Macroprudential Mortgage Insurance Regulation During a Housing Boom: Evidence from Canada - Joint with Lu Han (Rotman) and Chandler Lutz (CBS)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Brown Bag Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time: 12:30-1:30pm

Laura Salisbury

Topic: Married Women's Property Laws, Marriage Markets, and Bankruptcy Protection: The Case of the American South in the 1840s
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Brown Bag Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Matthew Brzozowski

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Andriana Bellou, University of Montreal

Topic: Baby-Boom, Baby-Bust and the Great Depression (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)

Organizer: Laura Salisbury, lsalisbu@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 2, 2015
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Nippe Lagerlof (York University)

Topic: Natural Borders
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Brown Bag Seminar

Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Ben Sand

Topic: Taking Selection To Task: Bounds on occupational task prices.
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

David Kohn (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)

Topic: Addicted to Debt: Foreign Purchases of U.S. Treasuries and the Term Premium (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Brown Bag Seminar

Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Ida Ferrara

Topic: Consumption Externalities, Product Quality, and the Role of National Treatment
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Yoto Yotov (Drexel University)

Topic: Growth and Trade: A Structural Estimation Framework (PDF)
Location: CLH-J (Curtis Lecture Hall)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Brown Bag Seminar

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Andrey Stoyanov

Topic: Population Aging and Comparative Advantage in International Trade
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, January 19, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Allison Shertzer, University of Pittsburgh

Topic: Racial Sorting and the Emergence of Segregation in American Cities (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Laura Salisbury, lsalisbu@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Ana Maria Santacreu (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and INSEAD)

Topic: International R&D Spillovers and Asset Prices1063
Location: Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 2:30-4:00pm

Arnaud Costinot (MIT)

Topic: Comparative Advantage and Optimal Trade Policy
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Fernando Leibovici (York University)

Topic: International Trade Fluctuations and Monetary Policy
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Hakon Tretvoll (BI Norwegian Business School)

Topic: International Correlations and the Composition of Trade
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, November 17, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Christos Shiamptanis (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Topic: At what point is Italy insolvent? Revisiting fiscal limits.
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Joshua Lewis (University of Montreal)

Topic: TBA
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Laura Salisbury, lsalisbu@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, November 24, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Julian Emami Namini (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Topic: Labor market discrimination and international trade
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Viktoria Hnatkovska (University of British Columbia)

Topic: The exchange rate response puzzle
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Matilde Bombardini (University of British Columbia)

Topic: Does Exporting Improve Matching? Evidence from French Employer-Employee Data (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, February 10, 2014
Time: 4-5:30pm

Andrey Stoyanov (York University)

Topic: Do Preferential Trade Agreements Affect Tariffs of Non-Members?
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 3, 2014
Time: 4-5:30pm

Fernando Leibovici (York University)

Topic: Financial development and international trade
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Marianne Wanamaker

Topic: Separate and Unequal in the Labor Market: Human Capital and the Jim Crow Wage Gap (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Laura Salisbury, lsalisbu@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Tanjim Hossain

Topic: Setting the Tone" and "Drawing the Line" in Chittagong Tea Auctions (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Shin-Hwan Chiang, schiang@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 10, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Ben Sand (York University)

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Simona Cociuba (University of Western Ontario)

Topic: Collateralized Borrowing and Risk Taking at Low Interest Rates (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 24, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Laura Salisbury (York University)

Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Brent Neiman (University of Chicago, Booth School of Business)

Topic: Trade and the Global Recession (with Eaton, Kortum, and Romalis) (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 31, 2014
Time: 11:30-1pm

Wai-Ming Ho (York University)

Topic: International Outsourcing, Exchange Rates, and Monetary Policy.
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, February 3, 2014
Time: 11:30-1pm

Tasso Adamopoulos (York University)

Topic: Land Reform and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Micro Data
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Pau Pujolas (McMaster University)

Topic: Trade Patterns, Income Differences and Gains from Trade
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, tasso@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Roberto Galbiati (OSC-CNRS and Sciences Po Paris)

Topic: Earthquakes, Universities, and Transition to Self-Government in Italian Cities
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, tasso@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Jeanne Tschopp (University of British Columbia)

Topic: Wage Bargaining as a Social Interaction Problem: An Application to Germany (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Tim Bond (Purdue University)

Topic: Internal Labor Markets in Equilibrium (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

German Pupato (Ryerson University)

Topic: Performance Pay, Trade, and Inequality (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Internal Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Time: 1:00-2:00pm

Elie Appelbaum

Topic: The Dynamics of Hate and Violence (CANCELLED)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Javad Sadeghzadeh (York University)

Topic: Innovation Subsidies: Misallocation and Technology Upgrade (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Johannes Schmieder (Boston University)

Topic: The Causal Effect of Unemployment Duration on Wages: Evidence from Unemployment Insurance Extensions (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Joseph Steinberg (University of Toronto)

Topic: Global Imbalances and Structural Change in the United States (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, tasso@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

David Ong (Peking University)

Topic: Tiger Women: An All-Pay Auction Experiment on Gender Signaling of Desire to Win
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Kala Krishna (Pennsylvania State University)

Topic: How You Export Matters: Export Mode, Learning and Productivity in China (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Migiwa Tanaka (University of Toronto)

Topic: Testing the Theory of Multitasking: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment in Chinese Factories (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Shin-Hwan Chiang, schiang@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Time: 2:30-4:00pm

Leonardo Martinez (IMF)

Topic: Mortgage Defaults and Prudential Regulations in a Standard Incomplete Markets Model (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Fernando Leibovici, flei@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, January 13, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

April Cai, University of New South Wales

Topic: Growth Through Intersectoral Knowledge Linkages (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, January 14, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Manuel Bagues (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Topic: The Role of Connections in Academic Promotions (joint with Natalia Zinovyeva) (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Svetlana Demidova (McMaster University)

Topic: Firm Heterogeneity and Costly Trade: Estimation Strategy and Policy Experiments (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Steven F. Lehrer (Queens School of Policy Studies)

Topic: Reinvestigating Who Benefits and Who Loses from Universal Childcare in Canada (w/ M. Kottelenberg)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013
Time: 12:00-1:30pm

Weili Ding (Queens School of Policy Studies)

Topic: Estimating Context-Independent Treatment Effects in Education Experiments (w/Steven Lehrer)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, March 22, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Ananth Ramanarayanan (University of Western Ontario)

Topic: Imported Inputs and the Gains from Trade
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, tasso@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Vadim Marmer (UBC Department of Economics)

Topic: Efficient Inference in Econometric Models When Identification Can Be Weak (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ben Sand, bmsand@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Yao Tang (Bowdoin College)

Topic: How did exchange rate affect employment in US cities?
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013
Time: 3:30-5:00pm

Douglas Gollin (Oxford University)

Topic: Urbanization with and without Industrialization (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, tasso@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, April 5, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Todd Schoellman (Arizona State University)

Topic: Refugees and Early Childhood Human Capital (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, tasso@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, April 8, 2013
Time: 3:30-5:00pm

Nikolay Zubanov (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Topic: The power of (no) recognition: Evidence from a field experiment
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan)

Topic: A Global View of Cross-Border Migration (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University)

Topic: Trade and Geography in the Origins and Spread of Islam (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, tasso@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Ken Jackson (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Topic: Trust and Vulnerability (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, November 12, 2012
Time: 2:30-4:00pm

Piyusha Mutreja (Syracuse University)

Topic: Capital Goods Trade and Economic Development
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ahmet Akyol, aakyol@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, November 22, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Chew Soo Hong (National University of Singapore)

Topic: Partial Ambiguity (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Markus Poschke (McGill University)

Topic: The firm size distribution across countries and skill-biased change in entrepreneurial technology (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, tasso@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012
Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm

Constantine Angyridis (Ryerson University)

Topic: Endogenous Growth with Public Capital and Progressive Taxation (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Tasso Adamopoulos, tasso@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, December 10, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Stergios Skaperdas (University of California at Irvine)

Topic: Guns, Lawyers, and Money : Economic Consequences of Costly Conflict (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Sam Bucovetsky, sam@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Professor Mikal Skuterud (University of Waterloo)

Topic: Reported Sickness Absenteeism and the Weather
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Professor Xianghong Li, xli@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 12, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Brent Kreider (Iowa State University)

Topic: Identifying the Effects of Food Stamps on Child Health Outcomes When Participation is Endogenous and Misreported (with John Pepper, Craig Gundersen, and Dean Jolliffe)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Professor Xianghong Li, xli@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Professor Nicolas Ziebarth (Cornell University)

Topic: In absolute or relative terms? How framing prices affects the consumer price sensitivity of health plan choice (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Professor Xianghong Li, xli@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Monday, March 19, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Professor Hongfei Sun (Queen's University)

Topic: Monetary and Fiscal Policies In a Heterogeneous-Agent Economy (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Professor Wai-Ming Ho, waiming@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Professor Alfonso Flores-Lagunes (SUNY-Binghampton)

Topic: Bounds on Average and Quantile Treatment Effects of Job Corps Training on Wages (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Professor Xianghong Li, xli@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Professor Devashish Mitra (Syracuse University)

Topic: Trade Liberalization and Labor.s Slice of the Pie: Evidence from Indian Firms (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Professor Xianghong Li, xli@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Professor Victor Rios-Rull (University of Minnesota)

Topic: Demand Shocks as Productivity Shocks
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ahmet Akyol, aakyol@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Professor Steve Williamson (Washington University)

Topic: Keynes in a Nutshell: A New Monetarist Approach (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ahmet Akyol, aakyol@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Professor Ed Nosal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Topic: Equilibrium Bank Runs Revisited (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Professor Wai-Ming Ho, waiming@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Professor Oksana Leukhina (University of Washington)

Topic: The Return to College: Selection Bias and Dropout (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Ahmet Akyol, aakyol@econ.yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30

Professor Olena Ivus (Queen's School of Business)

Topic: The Diversi.cation Motive for Tariff Protection (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Department Seminar

Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30

Susumu Imai (Queen's university)

Topic: The Effect of Workfare on Crime: Incapacitation and Program Effects (PDF)
Location: 1063 Vari Hall (Seminar room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Empirical

Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Logan McLeod (University of Alberta)

Topic: A Nonparametric Versus Latent Class Model of General Practitioner Utilization: Evidence from Canada
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Professor Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Empirical

Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Ben Sand (Copenhagen Business School)

Topic: How Much is Employment Increased by Cutting Labor Costs? Estimating the Elasticity of Job Creation
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Professor Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Empirical

Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Padmaja Ayyagari (Yale University)

Topic: Understanding Heterogeneity in Price Elasticities in the Demand for Alcohol
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Professor Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Empirical

Date: Friday, February 11, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Joel Blit (George Washington University)

Topic: Learning Remotely: R&D Satellites, Intra-Firm Networks, and Knowledge Diffusion
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Professor Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Empirical

Date: Monday, February 14, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Christian Dippel (University of Toronto)

Topic: Forced Coexistence and Economic Development - Evidence from Native American Reservations
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Professor Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Empirical

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Richard Mansfield (Yale University)

Topic: Teacher Quality and Student Inequality
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Professor Berta Esteve-Volart, berta@econ.yorku.ca

Microeconomics

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Svetlana Demidova (McMaster University)

Topic: Firm Heterogeneity And Costly Trade: A New Estimation Strategy And Policy Experiments (PDF)
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Microeconomics

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Lori Curtis ( University of Waterloo)

Topic: Does Social Assistance Participation lead to lower Self-Reported Health? (PDF)
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Microeconomics

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Phil Curry (University of Waterloo)

Topic: Social Welfare and the Benefits to Crime (PDF)
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Sam Bucovetsky, sam@econ.yorku.ca

Microeconomics

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Archishan Chakraborty (Schulich School of Business - York University)

Topic: Media Bias and Electoral Competition
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Sam Bucovetsky, sam@econ.yorku.ca

Microeconomics

Date: Monday, April 4, 2011
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm

Mark Melatos (University of Sydney) and Stephanie Dunn

Topic: Flexibility in Trade Bloc Design
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Professor George Georgopoulos, georgop@yorku.ca

Microeconomics

Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Time: 11:30-1:30 am

Tammy Schirle (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Topic: Senior Health and Life Expectancy: The Role of Attentive Children (PDF)
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Macroeconomics

Date: Monday, April 11, 2011
11:30-1:30 am

David Fuller (Concordia University)

Topic: A Quantitative Analysis of Unemployment Insurance in a Model with Fraud and Moral Hazard
Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)

Organizer: Ahmet Akyol, aakyol@econ.yorku.ca

Microeconomics

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Martin Dooley (McMaster University)

Topic: The Impact of Cost on the Choice of University (PDF)
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Microeconomics

Date: Monday, April 18, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Murat Yildiz (Ryerson University)

Topic: On the Relationship between Preferential and Multilateral Trade Liberalization: The Case of Customs Unions (PDF)
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Andrey Stoyanov, andreyst@yorku.ca

Macroeconomics

Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Trevor Tombe (University of Toronto)

Topic: The Missing Food Problem: How Low Agricultural Imports Contribute to International Income Differences (PDF)
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Professor Wai-Ming Ho, waiming@yorku.ca

Macroeconomics

Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Constantine Angyridis (Ryerson University)

Topic: TBA
Location: Vari Hall 1063 (Charles Plourde Seminar Room)
Organizer: Professor Wai-Ming Ho, waiming@yorku.ca