Visiting Speaker Seminar Fall 2017

Contact:  Prof. Mei Li

All seminars are on Friday at 3:30 p.m., unless otherwise indicated. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 230, unless otherwise noted. 





September 15 

Decision Theory With Resource-Bounded

Jospeh Y. Halpern

Cornell University

B. Cadsby

September 22 Government as Customer of Last Resort: The
Stabilizing Effects of Government Purchases
on Firms

Jim Goldman

University of Toronto

I. Tsiakas

September 29 Cancelled 



October 6

Cancelled Due to Thanksgiving



October 13

New Evidence on How Universal Child Care
Influenced Child Care Decisions and Child
Development in Canada

Weili Ding

Queen's University

M. Li

October 20 On the Paradox of Meritocracy

Ming Li

Concordia University

R. Kirkegaard

October 27 Gender and Leadership:
An Experimental Analysis

Ananish Chaudhuri

University of Auckland

B. Cadsby

November 3 Trends in Medical Cannabis Use in Canada,

Paul Grootendorst

University of Toronto

B. Ferguson

November 7

*Special Date*

The Impact of Financial Leverage on 
Shareholders' Systematic Risk

Yossi Yagil

University of Haifa, Israel

S. Kosempel
November 10 How do Entreprenurial Portfolios Respond to
Income Taxation?

Ray Rees

Ludwig Maximilian Univesity, 

M. Hoy

November 13 
*Special Date*
MCKN 231

Waking Up the Golden Dawn: Does Exposure
to the Refugee Crisis Increase Support for 
Extreme-right Parties? 

Konstantinos Matakos

King's College,
University of London

T. Stengos

November 17

Optimal Design and Quantitative Evaluation
of the Minimum Wage

Pau S. Pujolas

McMaster University

T. Stengos

November 24

On the Interaction Between Multilateral Tariff
Bindings and PTA Formation for the
Prospects of Global Free Trade

Halis Yildiz

Ryerson University

A. Maynard

December 1



B. Ferguson

December 8
*MCKN 304*

The Role of Contingent Commissions in
Property-Liability Insurer Underwriting

James Hilliard

Northern Arizona University

M. Hoy