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Economics - Research



Fourth Annual Joint Conference University of Manitoba - University of Winnipeg: "Labour and Education Economics"

October 31 - November 1, 2014


Location:
October 31, Inn at the Forks
November 1, University Centre, University of Manitoba

The Fourth Annual joint conference organized by The University of Manitoba Department of Economics and The University of Winnipeg Department of Economics

Conference Presenters:

Janet Currie, Princeton University
“Do Hospitals Prefer the Privately Insured? The Case of Asthmatic Children”

Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia
"Changes in Wage Inequality in Canada: An Interprovincial Perspective"

Umut Oguzoglu, University of Manitoba
"Aching to Retire in Down Under: Increase in Retirement Age and Program Switching"

Philip Oreopoulos, University of Toronto
"Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students"

James Townsend, University of Winnipeg
"Do Immigrants with Prior Canadian Exposure Perform Better than Those Without? An Analysis Using the Longitudinal Immigrant Database (IMDB)"
 
For the detailed conference program visit: https://sites.google.com/site/labourandeducationeconomics/




Third Annual joint conference University of Manitoba - University of Winnipeg: “Topics in Public Policy”

October 25-26, 2013


Location: Room 118 St. John's College, University of Manitoba

The Third Annual joint conference organized by The University of Manitoba Department of Economics and The University of Winnipeg Department of Economics

Robin Boadway, Queen’s University
“The Dutch Disease in a Federal Context: Challenges for Canadian Policy-Makers”

Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
“Dual Corporate Tax Evasion”

Stefan Dodds, University of Winnipeg
“Rights, Frames and the Entitlement Effect”

Wayne Simpson, University of Manitoba
“Academic Economists and Public Policy: A Vanishing Breed?”

Kevin Milligan, University of British Columbia
“The Devolution of the Revolution: Taxation of High Incomes in a Federation”


Second Annual joint conference University of Manitoba - University of Winnipeg: “Economics of Trade, Environment and Resources

November 2-3, 2012

Location: Room 118 St. John's College, University of Manitoba

The Second Annual joint conference organized by The University of Manitoba Department of Economics and The University of Winnipeg Department of Economics


Scott Taylor, University of Calgary
“Buffalo Hunt: The Virtual Extinction of the North American Bison”

Anthony Heyes, University of Ottawa

 “Community Pressure for Enhanced Environmental Performance”
 
Amrita Raychaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
“Cleaner technologies and the stability of international environmental agreements”

Chad Lawley, University of Manitoba
“Protectionism vs. Risk in Screening for Invasive Species”

Janelle Mann, University of Manitoba
“Further Evidence of an Environmental Kuznets Curve in Spain”

Brian Copeland, University of British Columbia

“Trade and Fishery Subsidies”



Friday, September 28, 2012

 
Public Lecture: Financial Engineering

A public presentation by Arman Glodjo. Arman Glodjo is a hedge-fund manager, and an inventor with over 15 issued or pending patents in financial services, e-commerce and social networking. He funds software start-ups of interest through his family investment vehicles.

Location: Buhler Center, Room 3BC57



June 12 & 13, 2012

 
2012 CA & CMA Conference

Included speaker Phil Cyrenne, Department Chair Department of Economics, University of Winnipeg on “Economic Outlook”



January 24, 2012

 
Microfinance – The Illusion of Development

A public presentation by Dr. Milford Bateman, author of several articles and books on the topic of microfinance, including Why Doesn’t Microfinance Work and Confronting Microfinance.
 
Location: Convocation Hall, University of Winnipeg

This event was presented by Menno Simons College/Canadian Mennonite University and co-sponsored by the University of Winnipeg departments/programs: Economics, Urban and Inner-city Studies, & Canada Research in Inner-City Issues, Community Learning and Engagement.



First Annual joint conference University of Manitoba - University of Winnipeg: Topics in Economic Transition and Development


October 14-15, 2011


Location: Room 118 St. John's College, University of Manitoba

A joint conference organized by The University of Manitoba Department of Economics and The University of Winnipeg Department of Economics

Sylvain Dessy (Universite Laval)
“The Political Economy of Social Inclusion”

Mukesh Eswaran (University of British Columbia)
“An Economic Theory of the Evolutionary Origin of Property Rights”

Xiao-Yuan Dong (University of Winnipeg)
“Gender Equality and China's Economic Transition”