Visiting Speaker Seminar Winter 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.

Date Title Speaker Host

January 10th

Special Date!

Income-oriented Multidimensional
Poverty in Rural China:A New Approach

Chengyu Yang

Beijing Normal University

L. Cellarier

January 13th    Much Ado About Nothing: Sovereign
Ratings and Government Bond Yields in the OECD 

Makram El-Shagi

Henan University

B, Cadsby

January 20th   TBA



January 27th 

Managers and Workers in
Labor and Marriage Markets

Laura Turner

University of Toronto

L. Grogan

February 3rd

Storage Investment in a
Deregulated Electricity Industry

Afzal Siddiqui

HEC Montreal

T. Genc

February 10th There is no seminar this week.



February 17th Export markets and labor allocation
in a low-income country

Brian McCaig

Wilfrid Laurier University

T. Stengos

February 24th No Seminar due to Reading Week    
March 3rd How persistent are equity shock spillovers?

Christian Kubitza

International Center for Insurance Regulation,
Goeth University, Frankfurt

M. Hoy

March 10th

The Gini Coefficient and
Personal Inequality Measurement

Jim Davies

Western University

M. Hoy

March 17th Asymmetric Attention and Stock Returns

Jordi Mondria

University of Toronto 

M. Li

March 24

Integrating Thermal and Hydro Electricity Markets:
Economic and Environmental Costs of not
Harmonizing Pricing Rules

Pierre-Olivier Pineau

HEC Montreal

T. Genc

March 31 A Theory of Indicative Bidding

Daniel Quint

University of Wisconsin-Madison

R. Kirkegaard

April 7th 

The Leader as Catalyst On Mass Movements and the
Mechanics of Institutional Change

Sumon Majumdar

Queen's University

K. Annen

Special Date!

April 13th

Spatial econometric analysis
of spatial general equilibrium

Michael Beenstock

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

R. McKitrick

April 21st

This talk has been CANCELLED

 Does Jump Risk Matter?
Evidence from the Canadian Stock Market

Dinesh Gajurel

Trent University

F. Tapon
May 12 Marrying the Right Man: The Effects of Cash Transfers
on the Behavior and Outcomes of Poor Mothers 

Shari Eli

University of Toronto

K. Inwood