Past Seminars

Economics - Research

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007


November 26, 2014
Anson Ho, Kansas State University
"Housing and Tax-deferred Accounts"

November 7, 2014
Michael Sposi, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
"Evolving Comparative Advantage, Structural Change, and the Composition of Trade"

October 10, 2014
Hashmat Khan, Carleton University
"House Prices and Government Spending Shocks"

October 3, 2014
Tammy Schirle, Wilfred Laurier University
"The Effect of Labour Relations Laws on Union Density Rates: Evidence from Canadian Provinces.”

June 13, 2014
Wenbiao Cai, University of Winnipeg
"Why Did Farms in the US Grow So Large Over the Last Century?"

June 5, 2014
John Janmaat, University of British Columbia
"From Kathmandu to Kelowna - Some Water Resource Economics Highlights"

April 4, 2014
Igor Livshits, Western University
"Screening as a unified theory of delinquency, renegotiation, and bankruptcy"

March 21, 2014
Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
"Leave it in the ground? Carbon pricing and the oil sands"

March 7, 2014
Xiao Wang, University of North Dakota
"FDI and firm productivity: the role of financial constraints"

February 7, 2014
Wenbiao Cai, University of Winnipeg
"Wage Wedges, Labor Productivity, and Structural Change in India"


November 8, 2013
Hai Ta, University of Winnipeg
"The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics: Empirical Methods to Revolutionize Asset Pricing Paradigms"

November 15, 2013
Subhasish Dugar, University of Calgary
"Achieving Efficient Coordination Via Cheap-talk: The Role of Incentives to Lie"

November 29, 2013
Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
"Endogenous Mergers and Trade Liberalization"

March 22, 2013
Sumeet Gulati, University of British Columbia
"The distribution of provincial hybrid vehicle rebates between manufacturers, dealers, and consumers"

February 27, 2013
Brian Peterson, Bank of Canada

"The Canadian Housing Market: Turnover and Prices"


April 5, 2012
Ryan Cardwell, University of Manitoba
"What Happens to Food Aid When Commodity Prices Spike?"

January 13, 2012
Jason Allen, Bank of Canada
"Price Negotiation in Differentiated Product Markets: The Case of Insured Mortgages in Canada."


November 18, 2011
Niggol Seo, University of Sydney
"Sustainable Economic Systems under Changing Climates: A Global Policy Perspective."

April 14, 2011
Veikko Thiele, Queen’s School of Business
"Contracting among Founders"

March 30, 2011
Arnab K. Basu, College of William & Mary
"Poverty Alleviation through Social Labeling Programs? Information Valuation and Willingness to Pay for Fair Trade Coffee"

March 11, 2011
Rob Petrunia, Lakehead University
"Functional Principal Component Analysis of Density Families with Categorical and Continuous Data on Canadian Entrant Manufacturing Firms"


November 5, 2010
James Townsend, University of Winnipeg
The Department of Economics
3rd Annual Lecture Highlighting the Basis for the Nobel Prize in Economics
2010 Recipients Peter Diamond, Dale Mortensen and Christopher Pissarides

November 12, 2010
Robert Cairns, McGill University
"Measurement of Manufactured, Intangible, Environmental and Other Capital"

September 24, 2010
Janet Currie, Columbia University
"Childhood health and its effects on adult lives"

January 14, 2010
Herb Emery, University of Calgary
"The Influence of Federal Cost Sharing on Provincial Health Care Expenditures"


November 20, 2009
Kim P. Huynh, Indiana University
"Age Effects, Leverage and Firm Growth"

October 30, 2009
Justin Smith, University of Manitoba
"Extra Kindergarten and Future Outcomes: Evidence from a Failed Policy Experiment"

October 21, 2009
Philippe Cyrenne, University of Winnipeg
2nd Annual Lecture Highlighting the Basis for the Nobel Prize in Economics
2009 Recipients Oliver Williamson and Elinor Ostrom

October 16, 2009
Janice Compton, University of Manitoba
"Proximity and Coresidence of Adult Children and their Parents: Description and Correlates"

September 25, 2009
James Townsend, University of Winnipeg
"Mandatory Retirement and the Employment Rights of Elderly Canadian Immigrants"

April 23, 2009
A. Rebecca Reuber, University of Toronto
"Reputational Strategies for Entrepreneurial Firms"

April 3rd, 2009
Christine Neill, Wilfred Laurier University
"The Effect of Student Loan Limits on University Enrolments"

March 18, 2009
Haifeng Chen, University of Manitoba
"Multivariate GARCH Models of Stock Market Returns and Aggregate Volatility"

March 6, 2009
Robert Petrunia, Lakehead University
"The Impact of Initial Financial State on Firm Duration Across Entry Cohorts"

February 27, 2009
Hugh Grant, University of Winnipeg
"How Keynesianism Came to Canada: Canadian Economic Policy, 1936-–1945”"

February 6, 2009
Bosu Seo , University of Manitoba
"The Effect of Education on Health among U.S. Residents in Relation to Country of Birth"

January 30, 2009
Umut Oguzoglu, University of Manitoba
"Severity of Work Disability"

January 23, 2009
James Townsend, University of Winnipeg
"The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Provincial Wage Distributions"


March 7, 2008
Janet Hua Jiang, University of Manitoba
"Learning and experimental evidence in the Diamond and Dybvig model of bank"

March 5, 2008
Soham Baksi, University of Winnipeg
"Production Externalities,  Environmental Taxes, and the Gains from Trade"

February 29, 2008
Eugene Beaulieu, University of Calgary
"Plant Scale and Exchange-Rate-Induced Productivity Growth"

January 25, 2008
Xiao-yuan Dong, University of Winnipeg
"Economic Transition and Gender Differentials in Wages and Productivity:  Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Enterprises"


November 22, 2007
Ryan Cardwell, University of Manitoba
"Biotechnology IPRs in Developing Countries: GM Crops and the WTO"

November 15, 2007
Hikmet Gunay, University of Manitoba
"License Auctions With Endogenous Values And Social Welfare"

November 8, 2007
Phil Cyrenne, University of Winnipeg
"Predicting University Success: A Case Study"

October 25, 2007
Gabi Dragan, University of Winnipeg
"Supporting Collusion with Insufficient Capacity"

October 18, 2007
Ryan Compton, University of Manitoba
"War! What is it Good For?"

October 4, 2007
James Townsend, University of Winnipeg
"Wage Patterns for Low Skilled In Canada"