...top of page

Past seminars this year

Display in    

Speaker's name contains    Paper title contains    Affiliation contains
Tuesday, 3 July 2018 13:00–14:00
S.W.E.A.T.
Mitch Hoffman (University of Toronto)
What do Referral Bonuses Do?
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Wednesday, 4 July 2018 12:00–13:00
Industrial organization
Matthew Osborne (University of Toronto)
Sending out an SMS: The Impact of Automatically Enrolling Consumers into Overdraft Alerts
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Avi Goldfarb, Tanjim Hossain, and Yao Luo
 
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 13:00–14:00
S.W.E.A.T.
Navid Sabet (LMU Munich)
The Political Economy of Immigrant Legalisation: Evidence from the 1986 IRCA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 12:00–13:00
Industrial organization
Avi Goldfarb (University of Toronto)
Preliminary Data Work on Artificial Intelligence in Business and Healthcare
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Avi Goldfarb, Tanjim Hossain, and Yao Luo
 
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 13:00–14:00
S.W.E.A.T.
Laura Derksen (University of Toronto)
Does access to information affect network structure? An experiment in Malawian boarding schools
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 12:00–13:00
Industrial organization
Pamela Medina (University of Toronto)
Capital Frictions, Resource Reallocation and Aggregate Productivity
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Tanjim Hossain and Yao Luo
 
Monday, 23 July 2018 12:00–13:00
Macroeconomics
Catherine Michaud-Leclerc (University of Toronto)
Misallocation of Talent: The Role of the Educational System in Brazil
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Diego Restuccia
 
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 13:00–14:00
S.W.E.A.T.
David Price (University of Toronto)
Outsourcing and Labor Market Outcomes
(joint with Federico Huneeus, Kory Kroft, and Kevin Lim)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 12:00–13:00
Industrial organization
Daniel Goetz (University of Toronto)
Tenure Effects in Firm-to-Firm Bargaining: Evidence from a Currency Shock
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Avi Goldfarb, Tanjim Hossain, and Yao Luo
 
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 13:00–14:00
S.W.E.A.T.
Phil Oreopolous (University of Toronto)
Nudging College Students: Evidence from 10 experiments over 4 years
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Wednesday, 1 August 2018 12:00–13:00
Industrial organization
Peter Landry (University of Toronto)
Optical Incentive Schemes
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Avi Goldfarb, Tanjim Hossain, and Yao Luo
 
Tuesday, 7 August 2018 13:00–14:00
S.W.E.A.T.
Genet Zinabou (University of Toronto)
Bold and Brotherless: The Effects of China's Family Planning Policies on Women's Career Outcomes
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Wednesday, 8 August 2018 12:00–13:00
Industrial organization
Mara Lederman (University of Toronto)
Does Your Agent Matter? Heterogeneity in Performance Across Real Estate Agents
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Avi Goldfarb, Tanjim Hossain, and Yao Luo
 
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 13:00–14:00
S.W.E.A.T.
Pamela Medina (University of Toronto)
Capital Frictions, Resource Reallocation and Aggregate Productivity
(joint with Andrea Lanteri and Eugene Tan)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 12:00–13:00
Industrial organization
Yao Luo (University of Toronto)
Nonparametric Identification of First-Price Auction with Unobserved Competition: A Density Discontinuity Framework
(joint with Emmanuel Guerre)
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Avi Goldfarb, Tanjim Hossain, and Yao Luo
 
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 13:00–14:00
S.W.E.A.T.
Nico Lacetera (University of Toronto)
Compensating kidney donors? A survey-based choice experiment
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 12:00–13:00
Industrial organization
Heather Sarsons (Harvard University)
Confidence Men? Exploring the Sources of the Gender Confidence Gap
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Avi Goldfarb, Tanjim Hossain, and Yao Luo
 
Thursday, 23 August 2018 12:00–13:00
Empirical microeconomics
Louis-Philippe Morin (University of Ottawa)
Can Economic Pressure Overcome Social Norms? The Case of Female Labor Force Participation
(joint with Ana Rute Cardoso)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Aloysius Siow and Ronald Wolthoff
 
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 13:00–14:00
S.W.E.A.T.
Heather Sarsons (Harvard)
The Impact of Access to Temporary Shelter on Cognitive Function and Homelessness
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:00–13:00
Industrial organization
Zachary Zhong (University of Toronto)
Historical Memory and Brand Preference
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Avi Goldfarb, Tanjim Hossain, and Yao Luo
 
Tuesday, 4 September 2018 13:00–14:00
Empirical microeconomics brown bag
Felipe Valencia Caicedo (University of British Columbia)
Tordesillas, Slavery and the Origins of Brazilian Inequality
(joint with Thomas Fujiwara and Humberto Laudares)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
Thursday, 6 September 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
Paul Beaudry (Vancouver School of Economics)
Putting the Cycle Back into Business Cycle Analysis
(joint with Dana Galizia and Franck Portier)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Angelo Melino and Serdar Ozkan
 
Friday, 7 September 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Kelly Bedard (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Unequal Use of Social Insurance Benefits: The Role of Employers
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 11:10–12:30
Economic theory/Foundational models of human agency
Andy Skrzypacz (Stanford GSB)
Test Design and Minimum Standards
(joint with Peter DeMarzo, Ilan Kremer)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Rahul Deb
 
Thursday, 13 September 2018 12:40–14:00
Industrial organization
Xinlong Li (Rotman School of Management)
How Does a Firm Learn in a Changing World: The Case of Prosper Marketplace
(joint with Andrew Ching (Rotman))
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Victor Aguirregabiria
 
Thursday, 13 September 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
Javier FernandezBlanco (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Unemployment Risks and Intra-Household Insurance
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Serdar Ozkan and Ronald Wolthoff
 
Friday, 14 September 2018 14:10–15:30
Econometrics
Jann Spiess (Microsoft/Standford GSB)
Optimal Estimation when Researcher and Social Preferences are Misaligned
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Ismael Mourifié and Yuanyuan Wan
 
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 13:10–14:00
Empirical microeconomics brown bag
Peter Cziraki (University of Toronto)
The Dollar Profit to Insider Trading
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Thursday, 20 September 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
Thomas Winberry (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)
Financial Heterogeneity and the Investment Channel of Monetary Policy
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Sebastian Dyrda and Serdar Ozkan
 
Friday, 21 September 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Sendhil Mullainathan (Chicago Booth)
Physicians, Incentives and Algorithms: Using Machine Learning to Make Sense of Health Care
Rotman, room LL1020 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Arthur Blouin, and Jonathan Hall
 
Monday, 24 September 2018 16:10–17:30
Industrial organization/Business economics
Paul Ellickson (University of Rochester)
Private Labels and Retailer Profitability: Bilateral Bargaining in the Grocery Channel
(joint with Pianpian Kong, Mitchell J. Lovett)
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Victor Aguirregabiria and Yao Luo
 
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 11:10–12:30
Economic theory
Francesc Dilmé (University of Bonn)
Bargaining and Competition in Thin Markets
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Xianwen Shi
 
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 16:10–17:30
Financial economics
Haofei Zhang (University of Toronto)
Product Market Competition and Corporate Governance: Substitutes or Complements? Evidence from CEO Duality
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Jim Goldman
 
Thursday, 27 September 2018 15:00–16:30
Urban and real estate economics
Joshua Gottlieb (University of British Columbia)
The Spillover Effects of Top Income Inequality
(joint with Jeffrey Clemens, David Hemous)
Rotman, room 151 Organizers: Ruben Gaetani and Jonathan Hall
 
Thursday, 27 September 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
Diego Daruich (Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis)
The Macroeconomic Consequences of Early Childhood Development Policies
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Serdar Ozkan and Diego Restuccia
 
Friday, 28 September 2018 14:10–15:30
Econometrics
James MacKinnon (Queen's University)
How Cluster-Robust Inference Is Changing Applied Econometrics
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Ismael Mourifié and Yuanyuan Wan
 
Friday, 28 September 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Stefano DellaVigna (University of California, Berkeley)
Stability of Experimental Results: Forecasts and Evidence
(joint with Devin Pope)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Arthur Blouin, and Jonathan Hall
 
Monday, 1 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Industrial organization/Business economics
Juan-Pablo Montero (PUC-Chile)
Quality Choice and Price Discrimination in Markets with Search Frictions
(joint with Natalia Fabra (Universidad Carlos III and CEPR))
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Karen Bernhardt-Walther, Yao Luo, and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
Tuesday, 2 October 2018 11:10–12:30
Economic theory
Emir Kamenica (University of Chicago)
Quantifying information and uncertainty
(joint with Alexander Frankel)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yoram Halevy and Xianwen Shi
 
Tuesday, 2 October 2018 13:10–14:00
Empirical microeconomics brown bag
Gaelen MacKenzie (University of Toronto)
Trade and Concentration in Product and Labor Markets
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Wednesday, 3 October 2018 10:00–11:30
Financial economics
Lukas Schmid (Duke University (Fuqua's School of Business))
Dynamic Financial Constraints: Which Frictions Matter for Corporate Policies?
(joint with Boris Nikolov and Roberto Steri)
Max Gluskin House, room 100 Organizer: Jim Goldman
 
Wednesday, 3 October 2018 16:10–17:30
International trade
Ryan Monarch (Federal Reserve Board)
Estimating Unequal Gains across U.S. Consumers using Supplier Trade Data
(joint with Colin Hottman (Board of Governors-FRB))
Rotman, room LL1025 Organizer: Peter Morrow
 
Thursday, 4 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
Loukas Karabarbounis (U of Minnesota)
Inferring Inequality with Home Production
(joint with Job Boerma)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Serdar Ozkan
 
Tuesday, 9 October 2018 11:10–12:30
Economic theory
Yusufcan Masatlioglu (University of Maryland)   Cancelled
Behavioral Influence
(joint with C. P. Chambers and T. Cuhadaroglu)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yoram Halevy and Xianwen Shi
 
Tuesday, 9 October 2018 13:10–14:00
Empirical microeconomics brown bag
Linda Wang (University of Toronto)
Students’ Choice of Major: An Information Treatment
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 16:10–17:30
International trade
David Dorn (Zurich)
The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms
(joint with Autor (MIT), Katz (Harvard), Patterson (MIT), Van Reenen (MIT-Sloan))
Rotman, room LL1025 Organizer: Peter Morrow
 
Thursday, 11 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
Javier Bianchi (Minneapolis Fed)
Monetary Independence and Rollover Crises
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Sebastian Dyrda and Serdar Ozkan
 
Friday, 12 October 2018 14:10–15:30
Econometrics
Linbo Wang (U of Toronto, Statistics)
Bounded, efficient and multiply robust estimation of average treatment effects using instrumental variables
(joint with Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Ismael Mourifié
 
Friday, 12 October 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Marc-Antoine Schmidt (University of Toronto)
Rest Breaks and Labor Supply Flexibility
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp and Jonathan Hall
 
Monday, 15 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Industrial organization/Business economics
Jan Victor Dee (University of Toronto)
Estimation of Pay to Bid Auctions when Bidders have Biased Beliefs
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Karen Bernhardt-Walther, Yao Luo, and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 11:10–12:30
Economic theory/Foundational models of human agency
Simone Galperti (UC San Diego)   Cancelled
Belief Meddling in Social Networks: An Information-Design Approach
(joint with Jacopo Perogo)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Rahul Deb
 
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 13:10–14:00
Empirical microeconomics brown bag
Devesh Rustagi (University of Frankfurt)
Waiting for Napoleon? Democracy and Norms of Cooperation
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 12:10–13:30
Behavioural economics
Erkut Ozbay (University of Maryland)
Limited Capacity
(joint with Ian Chadd and Emel Filiz-Ozbay)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Yoram Halevy
 
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Financial economics
Ferhat Akbas (University of Illinois Chicago)
Corporate news releases and the profitability of retail trades
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Jim Goldman
 
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 16:10–17:30
International trade
Natalia Ramondo (UCSD-IRPS)   Cancelled
Trade with Correlation
(joint with Nelson Lind (Emory))
Rotman, room LL1025 Organizer: Peter Morrow
 
Thursday, 18 October 2018 14:00–15:20
Econometrics
Guy Tchuente (University of Kent)
Does Obamacare Care: a Fuzzy Difference-in-discontinuities Approach
(joint with Hector Galindo and Habib Some)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Ismael Mourifié
 
Thursday, 18 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
Philippe Aghion (London School of Economics and College de France)
Missing Growth from Creative Destruction
(joint with Antonin Bergeaud, Timo Boppart, Peter Klenow, Huiyu Li)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Murat Celik and Serdar Ozkan
 
Friday, 19 October 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Holger Sieg (University of Pennsylvania)
Waiting for Affordable Housing in NYC
(joint with Chamna Yoon)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Jonathan Hall, and Robert McMillan
 
Monday, 22 October 2018 12:10–13:30
Macroeconomics
Stephen Ayerst (University of Toronto)
The Adoption and Diffusion of New Technologies (Job Market Paper)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Diego Restuccia
 
Monday, 22 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Business economics
Ricard Gil (Queens University)
The Value of Relational Contracts in Outsourcing: Evidence from the 2008 shock to the US Airline Industry*
(joint with Myongjin Kim, Giorgio Zanarone)
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Karen Bernhardt-Walther, Yao Luo, and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 13:10–14:00
Empirical microeconomics brown bag
Julian Dyer (University of Toronto)
Pumps, Prosperity and Household Power
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:00–13:30
International trade
Andrew Bernard (Dartmouth College-Tuck)
The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach
(joint with Emmanuel Dhyne, Glenn Magerman, Kalina Manova, and Andreas Moxnes)
Rotman, room 157 Organizer: Peter Morrow
 
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:10–17:30
International trade
Gaelan MacKenzie (Toronto)
Trade and Concentration in Product and Labor Markets
Rotman, room LL1020 Organizer: Peter Morrow
 
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Financial economics
Sedat Ersoy (University of Toronto)
Transparency Concerns about Blockchain Technology
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Jim Goldman
 
Thursday, 25 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
Virgiliu Midrigan (New York University)
How Costly Are Markups?
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Sebastian Dyrda and Serdar Ozkan
 
Friday, 26 October 2018 14:10–15:30
Econometrics
Simon Lee (Columbia)
Identifying the effect of persuasion
(joint with Sung Jae Jun)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Ismael Mourifié and Yuanyuan Wan
 
Friday, 26 October 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Stephen Lehrer (Queen's University)
Assessing the Hype of Machine Learning for Empiricists
(joint with Weili Ding and Tian Xie)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp and Jonathan Hall
 
Monday, 29 October 2018 12:00–13:30
Urban and real estate economics
Stephan Heblich (University of Bristol)
Industrial clusters in the long run: Evidence from Million-Rouble plants in China
(joint with Marlon Seror, Hao Xu, Yanos Zylberberg)
Rotman, room 8024 Organizer: Jonathan Hall
 
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:10–12:30
Economic theory
Sofia Moroni (University of Pittsburg)
Multi-dimensional communication with limited commitment
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Rahul Deb and Xianwen Shi
 
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 13:10–14:00
Empirical microeconomics brown bag
Nate Baum-Snow (Rotman)
Long-Run Consequences of Neighborhood Change
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Urban and real estate economics
Alejandro Molnar (Vanderbilt)
The marginal congestion of a taxi in New York City
(joint with Daniel Mangrum)
Rotman, room 374C Organizer: Jonathan Hall
 
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 16:10–17:30
Financial economics
Louis-Etienne Salmon-Belisle (University of Toronto)   Cancelled
Time-varying elasticity of substitution in near-money assets
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Jim Goldman
 
Thursday, 1 November 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
David Wiczer (Stony Brook University)
Earnings Growth, Job Flows and Churn
(joint with Satoshi Tanaka and Larry Warren)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Serdar Ozkan and Ronald Wolthoff
 
Friday, 2 November 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Alberto Bisin (New York University)
Dynamic Interactions on Networks: Health Risk Behavior
(joint with T. Arduini, O. Ozgur, E. Patacchini)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Jonathan Hall, and Nicola Lacetera
 
Thursday, 8 November 2018 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics
Jeremy Lise (University of Minnesota)
Production and Learning in Teams
(joint with Kyle Herkenhoff, Guido Menzio, and Gordon Phillips)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Serdar Ozkan and Ronald Wolthoff
 
Friday, 9 November 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Rachael Meager (London School of Economics)
Aggregating Distributional Treatment Effects: A Bayesian Hierarchical Analysis of the Microcredit Literature
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp and Jonathan Hall
 
Monday, 12 November 2018 16:10–17:30
Industrial organization/Urban and real estate economics
Nick Kuminoff (Arizona State University)
Hazed and Confused
(joint with Kelly Bishop and Jonathan Ketcham)
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Karen Bernhardt-Walther, Jonathan Hall, Yao Luo, Robert McMillan, and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
77 seminars found