Visiting Speaker Seminars 2018-2019

Contact: Prof. Stephen Kosempel 

All seminars are on Friday at 3:30 p.m. in MCKN 318, unless otherwise indicated. 






September 21   

Does FDI Reduce Misallocation? Evidence from India

Natalie Bau

University of California, Los Angeles

L. Grogan 

September 28

Market Insurance, Self-Insurance and Self-Protection if Consumers Value their Privacy

Irina Gemmo

University of Goethe, Frankfurt, Germany

M. Hoy

October 19

Individualistic Foundation of Distributional Equilibrium 

Haomiao Yu

Ryerson University

D. Li

October 26

US Corporate Tax Reform and Implications for Others Including Canada

Michael Keen

International Monetary Fund

M. Hoy

November 2

A New Approach to Measuring Genetic and Environmental Effects in Twins Studies

Andros Kourtellos

University of Cyprus

T. Stengos

November 5

MCKN 720

Why are Women more Protectionist than Men?

Eugene Beaulieu

Univesity of Calgary 

H. Thille 

November 9

The Art of the Deal: The Value-Added of Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

Rogier Holtermans

University of Guelph

S. Kosempel

November 16

The impact of austerity measures on the public-private sector wage gap in Europe

Louis N. Christofides, Professor Emeritus

University of Guelph & University of Cyprus

S. Kosempel

November 22

MCKN 720

What Age Do You Feel? Subjective Age and Economic Behaviors 

Thomas Post 

Maastricht University

M. Hoy

November 23

Revealing Naivete and Sophistication from Procrastination and Preproperation 

David Freeman

Simon Fraser University

B. Cadsby

January 18

Barriers to Entry and Regional Economic Growth in China

Gueorgui Kambourov

University of Toronto

S. Kosempel 

January 25

Misallocation, Selection and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Panel Data from China

Loren Brandt

University of Toronto

L. Grogan

February 1

Reconsidering Peer Assignment Optimizations: How Does Non-Cognitive Peer Difference Matter?

Li Li

Jinan-Birmingham Joint Institute

D. Prescott

February 8

Agency Frictions, Managerial Compensation, and Disruptive Innovations

Xu Tian 

University of Toronto

D. Li

February 28


Title: TBA

Location: Red Zone Room, Football Pavilion (Registration is required: RSVP online.)

Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm

Tom Ross



March 1

Modelling the influence of campaign contributions and advertising on presidential elections

Maria Gallego 

Wilfrid Laurier University

J. Goertz

March 8

The Role of Probability Weighting in Optimal Insurance Demand: A Double-Edged Sword

Richard Peter

University of Iowa

M. Hoy

March 15

So Sue Me! Patent Litigation and the Cross-section of Stock Returns

Fred Bereskin

University of Missouri

F. Tapon

March 22

Insurance in the Age of Wisdom and Foolishness: A Tale of Healthy City

Martin Boyer 

HEC Montreal

M. Hoy

March 29

Missing Events in Event Studies: Identifying the Effects of Partially-Measured News Surprises

Jonathan Wright

Johns Hopkins University

D. Li

April 5

A Public Good Game with Technological Growth

Alexander Smith

Worcester Polytechnic Institute 

B. Cadsby

April 12

Analysis of Shares Frequency Components on Daily Value-At-Risk in Emerging and Developed Markets

Milton Biage

Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

S. Kosempel

April 25

*special date*

Firm Networks in the Great Depression

Chris Vickers

Auburn University

K. Inwood

May 17

Strategic Fire Sales and Price-mediated Contagion in the Banking System

Yann Braouezec

IESEG School of Management, France

N. Gradojevic