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2010-2011 CIREQ-McGill Seminars

CIREQ-McGill Seminars 2010-2011
McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke West, Leacock
429
joint with the Department of Economics,
McGill University


Friday, May 27, 2011
Tulin Erdem (New York Univ., Stern)
What Have We Learned from Structural Learning Models?
Organizer : Maxim Sinitsyn (514-398-2069)

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Carolina Villegas-Sanchez (Univ. of Houston)
What Hinders Investment in the Aftermath of Financial Crises : Insolvent Firms or Illiquid Banks
Organizer : Markus Poschke (514-398-8829)

Friday, April 29, 2011
Donna Gilleskie (Univ. of North Carolina)
Disentangling the Contemporaneous and Life-Cycle Effects of Body Mass on Earnings
Organizer : Erin C. Strumpf (514-398-2880)

Friday, April 15, 2011
Ron Borkovsky (Univ. of Toronto)
The Timing of Version Releases in R&D-Intensive Industries : A Dynamic Duopoly Model
Organizer : Hassan Benchekroun (514-398-2776)

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Ronald Wendner (Karl-Franzens Univ., Graz)
Technical Change and Speed of Convergence – The Role of Learning and Embodiment
Organizer : Ngo Van Long (514-398-4844)

Friday, March 25, 2011
Federico Ravenna (HEC Montréal)
Business Cycles and Labor Market Flows with Heterogeneous Skills
Organizer : Markus Poschke (514-398-8829)

Friday, March 11, 2011
Charles Zheng (Univ. of Western Ontario)
Robust Collusion in Auctions
Organizer : Licun Xue (514-398-3701)

Friday, March 4, 2011
Todd Stinebrickner (Univ. of Western Ontario)
Math or Science? Using Longitudinal Expectations Data to Examine the Process of Choosing a College Major
Organizer : Matthieu Chemin (514-398-2951)

Friday, December 3, 2010
Rui Castro (Univ. de Montréal)
On the Individual Optimality of Economic Integration
Organizer : Licun Xue (514-398-3701)

Monday, November 29, 2010
Aloysius Siow (Univ. of Toronto)
Estimating Sibling Peer Effects in Schooling Attainment and Long Run Wages
Organizer : Jennifer Hunt (514-398-6866)

Monday, November 22, 2010
Daniel Leonard (Flinders Univ.)
What is the Natural Weight of the Current Old?
Organizer : Ngo Van Long (514-398-4844)

Wednesday, November 17, 2010, room Leacock 738
Paul Beaudry (Univ. of British Columbia)
How Much is Employment Increased by Cutting Labor Costs

Organizer : Jennifer Hunt (514-398-6866)

Friday, November 12, 2010
Matthew Mitchell (Univ. of Toronto)
Optimal Patent Policy with Recurrent Innovators
Organizer : Markus Poschke (514-398-8829)

Friday, November 5, 2010
Wilfried Koch (Univ. du Québec à Montréal)
A Contribution to the Schumpeterian Growth Theory and Empirics
Organizer : Matthieu Chemin (514-398-2951)

Friday, October 29, 2010
Bard Harstad (Northwestern Univ., Kellogg School of Management)
1) The Dynamics of Climate Agreements
2) Incomplete Contracts in Dynamic Games

Organizer : Hassan Benchekroun (514-398-2776)

Friday, October 22, 2010
Aytek Malkhozov (McGill Desautels Faculty of Management – Finance)
Asset Prices in a News Driven Real Business Cycle Model
Organizer : Markus Poschke (514-398-8829)

Friday, October 15, 2010
Partha Deb (Hunter College, CUNY)
Dynamic Cost-Offsets of Prescription Drug Expenditures : Panel Data Analysis Using a Copula-Based Hurdle Model
Organizer : Erin C. Strumpf (514-398-2880)

Friday, October 8, 2010
Aysegul Sahin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
The Labor Market in the Great Recession
Organizer : TBA

Friday, October 1, 2010, Leacock 517
Debesh Chakraborty (Jadavpur Univ.)
Performance and Prospects of a Developing Economy in Keynes-Leontif and Klein Framework
Organizer : Ngo Van Long (514-398-4844)

Friday, September 24, 2010
Zhiqi Chen (Carleton Univ.)
Unemployment and Product Market Competition in a Cournot Model with Efficiency Wage
Organizer : Licun Xue (514-398-3701)

Friday, September 17, 2010
Alain Gabler (Univ. Laval)
Relative Price Fluctuations in a Multi-Sector Model with Imperfect Competition

Organizer : Markus Poschke (514-398-8829)

Friday, September 10, 2010
Michael Baye (Indiana Univ.)
Horizontal Mergers of Online Firms : Structural Estimation and Competitive Effects
Organizer : Maxim Sinitsyn (514-398-2069)

 

 

 

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