Visiting Speaker Series Winter 2016

Contact:  Prof. Rene Kirkegaard

All seminars are on Friday at 3:30 p.m unless otherwise specified. Location: TBA

Date Title Speaker Host
January 29th Relational Contracts with Private Information: The Upside of Implicit Downsizing Costs

Nicolas Klein

University of Montreal

R. Kirkegaard

February 5th Performance Pay and Judicial Production: Evidence from Spain

Berta Esteve-Volart

York University 


February 12th

Clever Enough to Tell the Truth

Bradley Ruffle 

Wilfrid Laurier University

B. Cadsby

February 19th READING WEEK



February 26th The effect of downsizing on worker teams performance – Evidence from a retail chain

Nick Zubanov

Goethe University    

B. Cadsby

March 4th

Group Identity and Cooperation in Infinitely Repeated Games

Tracy Liu, Tsinghua University 


March 11th Debt Hangover in the Aftermath of the Great Recession

Paul Gomme


S. Kosempel

March 18th POSTPONED

Rod Fort

University of Michigan

A Sadanand

March 25th HOLIDAY



April 1st

Winning in Baseball and Soccer:  Historical Moments

Rod Fort

University of Michigan

A. Sadanand

April 8th Incentive Contracts and Downside Risk Sharing

Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné

HEC Montreal  

R. Kirkegaard

April 15th On a Persistence Driven Threshold Realized GARCH Model

Dinghai Xu

University of Waterloo  

A. Maynard