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Program 2015 (Fall): Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Workshop

Joint with : the departments of economics of the universities of MontréalQuébec à MontréalMcGill and HEC Montréal

Organizers : Hassan Benchekroun (McGill U.), Robert Cairns (McGill U.), Gérard Gaudet (U. de Montréal), Pierre Lasserre (UQAM), Justin Leroux (HEC Montréal), Ngo Van Long (McGill U.) & Charles Séguin (UQAM)

Location : Redpath Museum, McGill University, 859 Sherbrooke Street West, room 200

Time : 9:30 – 12:30  

Fall 2015
(For a list of past workshops, please click here.)

October 2, 2015

Special Workshop in Honour of Pierre Lasserre
Université de Sherbrooke, 2500 boul. de l’Université, Sherbrooke, QC

October 9, 2015

Julien Daubanes (ETH Zurich)
The Rise of NGO Activism

Didier Adjakidje (Université de Montréal)
The Paradox of Plenty and Migration Patterns of Resource Rich Countries

Mabel Tidball (LAMETA, INRA), D. Dubois (CNRS, UMR, LAMETA), S. Farol (CIRAD, UMR), M. Désolé (UMR, LAMETA), A. Hofstetter (INRA, UMR, LAMETA)
Does Environmental Connotation Affect Coordination Issues in an Experimental Stag Hunt Game?

October 23, 2015

Guy Meunier (INRA), Anna Creti (École Polytechnique, Université Paris Dauphine), Alena Kotelnikova (École Polytechnique), Jean-Pierre Ponssard (École Polytechnique, CNRS)
Defining the Abatement Cost in Presence of Learning-by-doing : Application to the Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

Guillaume Lord (McGill University)
Trade Sanctions, Climate Agreements and the WTO

October 30, 2015

Laura Grant (University of Wisconsin)
Prices versus Social Nudges for Motivating Energy Conservation

Kodjovi Eklou (Université de Sherbrooke)
A Conditional Revenue Curse? Progressive Taxation and Resource Rents in Developing Countries

November 13, 2015

Daan Van Soest (Tilburg University)
Punishments and Desirable Behavior : A Field Experiment on Household Waste Sorting

John Hartwick (Queen’s University)
Daily Share Price-changes for Eleven D-J Companies

November 20, 2015

Maya Papineau (Carleton University)
Measuring Split Incentives in Commercial Electricity Usage

Anabelle Maher (Université de Montréal)
On the Value and Optimal Allocation of Water

November 27, 2015

Emma Hooper (École d’Économie d’Aix Marseille)
Oil and Gas, which is the Belle of the Ball ? The Impact of Oil and Gas Reserves on Sovereign Risk

Nic Rivers (Université d’Ottawa)
The Effect of Real-time Information Provision on Household Electricity Consumption : Evidence from a Large-scale Field Trial in Ontario

December 4, 2015

Soham Baksi (University of Winnipeg)
Trade, Imperfect Competition, and the Stability of International Environmental Agreements

Vincent Martinet (INRA)
Combining Rights and Welfarism : A New Approach to Intertemporal Evaluation of Social Alternatives

David Benatia (Université de Montréal)
Residual Demand Shifters and Market Power in Electricity Markets

January 29, 2016

Hiroshi Kurata (Tohoku Gakuin University)
Harmonization of Standards and Free Trade Agreements

Yasuhiro Takarada (Nanzan University)
Learning by Doing and International Interaction in Environmental Policies

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