44th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association

Summary of All Sessions

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1May 27, 2010
8:45-10:15
S. des Inters contributed   Conférence CLSRN conference: Training / Formation2Stephen Jones
2May 27, 2010
9:00-10:30
Café Théatre contributed H0 Conférence CPEG conference. Session 1: Federalism / Fédéralisme. 0Arnaud Dellis
3May 27, 2010
10:30-12:00
S. des Inters contributed   Conférence CLSRN Conference: Incentives / Incitatifs2Stephen Jones
4May 27, 2010
10:30-12:00
S. des Grands contributed   Conférence CLSRN Conference: Immigration / Immigration2Stephen Jones
5May 27, 2010
11:00-12:30
Café Théatre contributed HO Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 2: Minimum Wages / Salaire minimum0Arnaud Dellis
6May 27, 2010
13:30-14:45
Café Théatre invited HO Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 3: Keynote Address / Discours d'ouverture - P. Pestieau (Universite de Liege)0Arnaud Dellis
7May 27, 2010
13:30-15:00
S. des Inters contributed   Conférence CLSRN Conference: Experiments / Expériences de laboratoire2Stephen Jones
8May 27, 2010
13:30-15:00
S. des Grands contributed   Conférence CLSRN Conference: Education / Éducation2Stephen Jones
9May 27, 2010
15:00-16:30
Café Théatre contributed HO Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 4: Optimal Redistribution / Redistribution optimale0Arnaud Dellis
10May 27, 2010
15:30-17:00
S. des Inters invited J01 Discours d'ouverture CLSRN Keynote Lecture: Henry Farber (Princeton University)1Stephen Jones
11May 27, 2010
16:30-18:00
413 invited   Conseil exécutif ACE/CEA Executive Council Meeting I0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
12May 27, 2010
16:30-18:00
Café Théatre contributed HO Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 5: Local Finance / Finances locales0Arnaud Dellis
13May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
423 contributed B5 PEF I: Was Financialization Rational for Capital? / La financialisation était-elle rationnelle pour le capital ?4Nick Falvo
14May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
315 contributed O1, F3 CDESG 1: Foreign Aid / Aide internationale3Franque Grimard
15May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
414 contributed E0,C0 Factor Analysis: Macro / Analyse des facteurs en macro 3Dalibor Stevanovic
16May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
308 contributed I1 CWEN 1: Education / Éducation3Joanne Roberts
17May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
303 contributed C0 CESG 1: Nonparametrics / non paramétrique4Shinichi Sakata
18May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
506 contributed F1 International economics 11: finance and heterogeneous firms / Économie internationale 11 : finance et firmes hétérogènes3Ngo Long
19May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
503 contributed H0 CPEG - Empirical Public Economics / Économie publique empirique4Arnaud Dellis
20May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
415 contributed J0 Effects of Immigration / L'Impact de l'immigration2Stephen Jones
21May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
405 contributed E0 Macro: Open Economy / Business Cycles / Macroéconomie : cycles économiques en économie ouverte3Michelle Alexopoulos
22May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
305 contributed L0 IO: Vertical Relationship / Relations verticales en organisation industrielle3Maxim Sinitsyn
23May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
421 contributed D0 Economic Dynamics / Dynamique économique3Takashi Kunimoto
24May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
317 contributed Z9 Political economy / Économie politique3John Galbraith
25May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
507 contributed O1 International economics 17: Trade, Aid, and Development / Économie internationale : commerce, aide et développement3Ngo Long
26May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
505 contributed F3 International Economics 1: exchange rates and capital flows / Économie internationale 1 : taux de change et flux de capitaux3Ngo Long
27May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
409 contributed G0 Topics in Finance I / Sujets en finance I3Taoufik Bouezmarni
28May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
323 contributed   Business Cycles and Capital Regulation of Financial Institutions / Cycle économique et réglementation du capital des institutions financières2Taoufik Bouezmarni
29May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
404 contributed D8 CEBERG 1: Information, Beliefs and Belief Dependent Preferences / Information, croyances et préférences contingentes3Sabine Kröger
30May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
313 contributed Q5 Environment 6: International Waste Prevention and Clean Up / Environnement 6 : réduction internationale et nettoyage des déchets3Andrew Leach
31May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
419 contributed E3 CMSG: Monetary Policy and Inflation / Politique monétaire et inflation3Michelle Alexopoulos
32May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
408 contributed E0 CMSG 1: Labour, Credit and Cycles / Travail, crédit et cycles2Michelle Alexopoulos
33May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
402 contributed J0 Short presentations. Labour: Migration and inequality / Présentations courtes : migration et inégalités5Markus Poschke
34May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
404 contributed F3 Issues in International Economics / Questions en économie internationale3Markus Poschke
35May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
314 contributed O1,R0 CDESG 10: Africa / L'Afrique2Franque Grimard
36May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
413 contributed HO Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 6: Public Goods and Externalities / Biens publics et externalités0Arnaud Dellis
37May 28, 2010
9:00-10:30
309 contributed I2 CSLS: Aboriginal Education / Éducation des autochtones4Victoria Zinde-Walsh
38May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
423 contributed B5 PEF II: Canada's Economic Security and the Great Recession: What Have We Learned? / La Sécurité économique canadienne et la grande récession : qu'avons-nous appris ?4Nick Falvo
39May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
309 contributed A1 Financial Literacy: Opportunities and Challenges / Alphabétisation financière : opportunités et défis4Marc-Andre Pigeon
40May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
315 contributed O1,I2 CDESG 2: Education / Éducation3Franque Grimard
41May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
415 contributed G0.C0 Factor Analysis: Finance / Analyse des facteurs en finance3Dalibor Stevanovic
42May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
308 contributed J0 CWEN 3: Immigration / Immigration3Joanne Roberts
43May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
302 contributed C0 CESG 2:Time Series Econometrics / Économétrie des séries chronologiques3Shinichi Sakata
44May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
505 contributed F1 International economics 4; monopolistic competition and trade / Économie interntionale 4 : concurrence monopolistique et commerce3Ngo Long
45May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
323 contributed D8 CEBERG 2: Expected Utility: Mathematics and Philosophy / Utilité espérée : aspects mathématiques et philosophiques3Ricardas Zitikis
46May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
503 contributed H0 CPEG - Taxation 1 / Taxation 14Arnaud Dellis
47May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
506 contributed J0 Immigration and Labour Market Outcomes / Immigration et résultats sur le marché du travail3Stephen Jones
48May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
507 contributed J0 Gender and Labour Markets / Les sexes et le marché du travail3Stephen Jones
49May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
402 contributed J0 Wage Determination and Occupations / Professions et détermination des salaires3Stephen Jones
50May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
405 contributed E0 Macro: Taxes and Fiscal Policy / Macroéconomie : taxation et politique fiscale3Michelle Alexopoulos
51May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
421 contributed E0 Macroeconomic Theory / Théorie macroéconomique3Takashi Kunimoto
52May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
317 contributed O3 Productivity in Canada / La Productivité au Canada4John Galbraith
53May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
419 contributed L0 Industrial Organization / Organisation industrielle3Takashi Kunimoto
54May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
305 contributed L0 IO: Contracts and Patents / Contrats et brevets3Maxim Sinitsyn
55May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
414 contributed G0 Financial Crisis / Crise financière3Taoufik Bouezmarni
56May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
504 contributed I1 SES, Health, and Human Capital / Statut socioéconomique, santé et capital humain3Erin Strumpf
57May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
313 contributed Q5 Environment 7: Energy and Biofuels / Environnement 7 : énergie et bioénergie3Andrew Leach
58May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
414 contributed   Macro-micro Interface / L'Interface entre la macroéconomie et la microéconomie3Michelle Alexopoulos
59May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
408 contributed E3 Monetary Policy I / Politique monétaire I3Michelle Alexopoulos
60May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
409 contributed E0 CMSG 2: Labour Markets and Business Cycles / Marché du travail et cycles économiques3Michelle Alexopoulos
61May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
Café Théatre invited Z9 State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances: Joan Esteban (Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC)): Inequality, polarization and conflict / Inégalité, polarisation et conflit. Introduction: Michel Poitevin (Universite de Montreal)0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
62May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
404 contributed G0 Short presentations session: Finance / Présentations courtes : finance5Markus Poschke
63May 28, 2010
11:00-12:30
413 contributed HO Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 7: Elections / Élections0Arnaud Dellis
64May 28, 2010
12:30-14:30
S. des Inters invited J0 Dîner CWEN lunch. Speaker / Conférencière: Emanuela Cardia (Universite de Montréal), The Household Revolution: Housework, Childcare and Female Labor Force Participation / Travail domestique, garde d'enfants et participation féminine à la population0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
65May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
423 contributed B5 PEF III: Panel - Is There a Market Fundamentalist Message in the Introductory Textbooks? R. Hill (UNB); T. Myatt (UNB); A. Cohen (York); M. Cross (Dalhousie); B. MacLean (Laurentian); M. Lavoie (U. Ottawa); M. Seccareccia (U. Ottawa); C. Ragan (McGill)0Nick Falvo
66May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
Café Théatre contributed Z9 CEA-CIFAR Special Session - Social Interactions, Identity and Well-Being / Interactions sociales, identité et bien-être: George Akerlof (Berkeley), Alex Haslam (Exeter) and Eldar Shafir (Princeton)3John Helliwell
67May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
308 contributed I3 CWEN 4: Women, Families and Well-Being / Femmes, ménages et bien-être3Joanne Roberts
68May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
302 contributed C0 CESG 3: Microeconometrics / Micro-économétrie3Shinichi Sakata
69May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
505 contributed F10 International Economics 3: outsourcing and foreign inputs / Économie internationale 3 : externalisation et inputs étrangers3Ngo Long
70May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
507 contributed F1 International economics 13: multinationals and firm dynamics / Économie internationale 13 : multinationales et dynamique de la firme2Ngo Long
71May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
408 contributed Z9 Defence & Security Economics / Économie de la défense et de la sécurité4Ugurhan Berkok
72May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
503 contributed H0 CPEG - Taxation 2 / Taxation 24Arnaud Dellis
73May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
415 contributed B3, N0 CNEH 1 - Learning from History and Economists / Apprendre de l'histoire et des économistes3Frank Lewis
74May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
308 contributed O1 CWEN 10: Women's Economic Opportunities / Perspectives économiques des femmes3Joanne Roberts
75May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
506 contributed J0 Unions and Labour Disputes / Syndicats et conflits de travail2Stephen Jones
76May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
402 contributed J0 Labour Markets and Retirement Decisions / Marché du travail et prise de retraite2Stephen Jones
77May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
305 contributed C0 CIREQ Students Session: Econometrics / Séance étudiante en économétrie3Constant Lonkeng Ngouana
78May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
421 contributed D3 CETC 1: Behavioral Economics / Économie comportementale2Takashi Kunimoto
79May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
317 contributed I3 Well-being of groups / Le Bien-être des groupes4John Galbraith
80May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
409 contributed G0 Returns and Volatility / Taux de rendement et volatilité4Taoufik Bouezmarni
81May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
414 contributed I1 Physician Payment and Supply / Rémunération des médecins et offre3Erin Strumpf
82May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
504 contributed Q56 CREE Student Session 1: Growth, Natural Resources and Environment / Séance étudiante sur la croissance, les ressources naturelles et l'environnement5Andrew Leach
83May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
314 contributed   CDESG 12: General Development - Remittances / Développement général - remises3Franque Grimard
84May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
313 contributed   CDESG 15: General Development - Institutions and Growth / Développement général - institutions et croissance3Franque Grimard
85May 28, 2010
14:30-16:00
413 contributed HO CPEG Conference. Session 8: Political Economy0Arnaud Dellis
86May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
423 contributed J0 PEF/URPE IV: Labour in a Time of Crisis, Comparing Experiences and Prospects in Canada and the U.S. : Le travail durant une période de crise : une comparaison des expériences et perspectives canadiennes et américaines4Nick Falvo
87May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
308 contributed I1 CWEN 5: Health / Santé3Joanne Roberts
88May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
302 contributed C0,Q0 CESG 4: Empirical Analysis in Environmental Economics / Analyses empiriques en économie de l'énvironnement3Shinichi Sakata
89May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
402 contributed E0 Macro: Theory and Optimal Policy / Macroéconomie : théorie et politiques optimales3Michelle Alexopoulos
90May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
314 contributed O1 CDESG 7, Funding for Development Economics Research in Canada / Financement de la recherche sur le développement économique au Canada0Franque Grimard
91May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
505 contributed F10 International Economics 2: trade and protection / Économie internationale 2 : commerce et protection3Ngo Long
92May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
408 contributed G3 Corporate Finance I / Finance corporative I3Kim Huynh
93May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
415 contributed H0 PBO: Fiscal Challenges (Panel Discussion) / Table ronde sur les défis en politique budgétaire2Stephen Tapp
94May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
503 contributed H0 CPEG - Taxation 3 / Taxation 34Arnaud Dellis
95May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
507 contributed J0 Search and Wages / Appariement et salaires2Stephen Jones
96May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
421 contributed H0 Public Economics / Économie publique3Takashi Kunimoto
97May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
317 contributed D0 Empirical microeconomics / Microéconomie empirique4John Galbraith
98May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
506 contributed J0 Recent Developments in Canadian Labour Markets / Développements récents sur les marchés du travail au Canada3Stephen Jones
99May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
313 contributed Z9 Political Economy II / Économie politique II3John Galbraith
100May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
305 contributed L0 IO: Determinants of Firms' Strategy / Organisation industrielle : déterminants de la stratégie des firmes4Maxim Sinitsyn
101May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
409 contributed G0 Dependence and Time Varying Risk Premia / Dépendance et Variation temporelle des primes de risque3Taoufik Bouezmarni
102May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
414 contributed I1 Health and Health Care I / Santé et soins de santé I3Erin Strumpf
103May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
419 contributed D8 CEBERG 3: Social Dilemma and Trust / Dilemmes sociaux et confiance3Sabine Kröger
104May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
404 contributed E0 Macro: General Equilibrium / Macroéconomie : équilibre général3Michelle Alexopoulos
105May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
405 contributed E0 CMSG 4: Finance and Macro / Finance et macroéconomie3Michelle Alexopoulos
106May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
315 contributed   CDESG 13: General Development - Rural Markets / Développement général : marchés ruraux3Franque Grimard
107May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
Café Théatre invited C0 State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances: Hal White (UC SanDiego), Granger Causality and Dynamic Structural Systems / Causalité à la Granger et systèmes dynamiques structurels. Introduction: Silvia Goncalves (U. de Montreal)0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
108May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
413 contributed HO Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 9: Tax Progressivity / Progressivité de la taxation0Arnaud Dellis
109May 28, 2010
16:30-18:00
309 contributed O3 CSLS: New Productivity Estimates for Canada / De Nouveaux estimés sur la productivité au Canada3Victoria Zinde-Walsh
110May 28, 2010
18:00-19:30
413 invited   Assemblée générale annuelle CDESG annual general meeting0Franque Grimard
111May 28, 2010
18:15-19:30
Chapelle invited C0 Conférence Innis Lecture. Russell Davidson (McGill University): Inference on Income Distributions / Inférence sur la répartition des revenus. Introduction: J-Y.Duclos (Université Laval)0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
112May 28, 2010
18:30-20:30
N/A contributed   Rencontre sociale PEF Social0Nick Falvo
113May 29, 2010
8:00-9:00
S. des Grands contributed   IDRC Breakfast book launch / Lancement de livre et déjeuner. presentation of four new titles / quatre nouveaux titres: Fighting Poverty with Facts, Valuing the Environment, Taxation and Gender Equity, Child Welfare in Developing Countries.0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
114May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
423 contributed B5 PEF/CSLS V: Perspectives on Happiness in Canada and the United States / Perspectives sur la félicité au Canada et aux États Unis4Nick Falvo
115May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
505 contributed F3 International Economics 15: Exchange Rates, Foreign Reserves and Investment / Économie internationale 15 : Taux de change, réserves internationales et investissement3Ngo Long
116May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
408 contributed E3 Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada - Productivity in Canada / La Productivité au Canada3Jeannine Bailliu
117May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
315 contributed O1 CDESG 3: Micro Aid / Aide micro3Franque Grimard
118May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
409 contributed C0 Factor Analysis: Theory / Approches théoriques à l'analyse des facteurs3Dalibor Stevanovic
119May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
308 contributed K0 CWEN 6: Law and Economics / Droit et économie3Joanne Roberts
120May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
317 contributed I2 Institut C.D. Howe Institute - Measurements of Postsecondary Education (PSE) and PSE Quality / Mesures de l'éducation post secondaire et de sa qualité3Colin Busby
121May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
419 contributed N0 CNEH 2 - Women and the Family / Femmes et la famille4Frank Lewis
122May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
504 contributed I3 Inequality / Inégalités3John Galbraith
123May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
506 contributed J0 Incentives, Wage-Setting and Worker Productivity / Incitatifs, fixation des salaires et productivité du travail2Stephen Jones
124May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
305 contributed L0 IO: Determinants of Firms' Survival and Export Decisions / Organisation industrielle : déterminants de la survie des firmes et de leurs décisions quant aux exportations3Maxim Sinitsyn
125May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
507 contributed Q3 International environmental issues / Questions en environnement international3John Galbraith
126May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
414 contributed I1 Health Insurance / Assurance maladie4Erin Strumpf
127May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
421 contributed C9 CEBERG 4: Auctions / Enchères3Sabine Kröger
128May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
402 contributed E3 Monetary Economics / Économie monétaire3Michelle Alexopoulos
129May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
404 contributed E0 Macro: Fiscal Policy / Macroéconomie : politique fiscale3Michelle Alexopoulos
130May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
405 contributed E0 CMSG 5: Technical Change / Changement technologique3Michelle Alexopoulos
131May 29, 2010
9:00-10:30
314 contributed   CDESG 14: General Development - ICT / Développement général : technologies de la communication et de l'information3Franque Grimard
132May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
423 contributed Q3 PEF VI: Integrating Climate and Industrial Policies / Intégrer les politiques climatiques et industrielles4Nick Falvo
133May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
413 contributed D4 Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada - Commodity Prices / Prix des matières premières3Ilan Kolet
134May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
408 contributed E3 Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada - Aggregate Shocks and the Behaviour of Households and Businesses / Chocs agrégés et comportement des ménages et des firmes2Jeannine Bailliu
135May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
S. des Grands contributed O1 CDESG Policy Panel / Panel sur les politiques0Franque Grimard
136May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
415 contributed E0,C0 Factor Analysis: Applications / Analyse des facteurs: Applications3Dalibor Stevanovic
137May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
302 contributed C0 CESG 5: Financial Econometrics / Économétrie financière4Shinichi Sakata
138May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
419 contributed N0 CNEH 3 - Volatility and Government Policy / Volatilité et politiques publiques3Frank Lewis
139May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
505 contributed F1 International economics 6: tariffs and protection / Économie internationale 6 : tarifs et protection3Ngo Long
140May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
504 contributed H0 CPEG - Political Economics 1 / Économie politique 14Arnaud Dellis
141May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
317 contributed I3 Empirical Studies of the Canadian Income Distribution / Études empiriques sur la répartition des revenus au Canada3Michael Veall
142May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
506 contributed I2 Education: Aspirations and Expectations / Aspirations et attentes3Stephen Jones
143May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
507 contributed J0 Human Capital Decision Making / Prise de décision en matière de capital humain3Stephen Jones
144May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
315 contributed J0 Theoretical Analysis of Labour Markets / Analyses théoriques du marché du travail3Stephen Jones
145May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
305 contributed L0 IO: Mergers / Organisation industrielle : fusions4Maxim Sinitsyn
146May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
309 contributed L0 IO: Empirical Pricing Issues / Questions empiriques reliées à la fixation des prix3Maxim Sinitsyn
147May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
409 contributed G0 Financial Risk and Loss I / Risque et perte financiers I3Taoufik Bouezmarni
148May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
421 contributed D3 CEBERG 5: Theory / Théorie3Sabine Kröger
149May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
313 contributed Q5 Environment 1: Technology and Sustainability / Environnement 1 : technologie et durabilité3Andrew Leach
150May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
404 contributed E0 Macro: Empirical Macro I / Macroéconomie : macroéconomie empirique I3Michelle Alexopoulos
151May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
402 contributed E0 Macro: Search and Matching / Macroéconomie : recherche d'emploi et appariement3Michelle Alexopoulos
152May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
414 contributed O4 Growth and Development / Croissance et développement3Michelle Alexopoulos
153May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
405 contributed E0 CMSG 6: Growth and Macroeconomics / Croissance et macroéconomie3Michelle Alexopoulos
154May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
503 contributed Z9 Issues in Macro and Finance / Questions en macroéconomie et finance4John Galbraith
155May 29, 2010
11:00-12:30
Café Théatre invited J0 State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances: Martin Browning (Oxford), On economics of the family / Sur l'économie de la famille0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
156May 29, 2010
12:30-14:30
S. des Grands contributed   Assemblée générale annuelle PEF AGM (lunch provided / dîner servi)0Nick Falvo
157May 29, 2010
12:30-14:30
S. des Inters invited   Dîner Purvis lunch. Speaker / Conférencier: John Taylor (Stanford)0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
158May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
423 contributed B5,E3 PEF VII: Canadian Public Finances and Monetary Policy: Sound Finance or Functional Finance / Finances publiques et politique monétaire canadiennes : finances saines ou fonctionnelles3Nick Falvo
159May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
317 contributed O1 CDESG 4: Informal Institutions / Institutions informelles3Franque Grimard
160May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
315 contributed O1, I1 CDESG 5: Child Health / Santé des enfants3Franque Grimard
161May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
308 contributed O1 CWEN 7: Development/Regulation / Développement/réglementation3Joanne Roberts
162May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
224 contributed Z9 CWEN/RFE Corner Cafe / Petit café du coin0Joanne Roberts
163May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
302 contributed C0,L0 CESG 6: Empirical Analysis / Analyses empiriques3Shinichi Sakata
164May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
419 contributed N0 CNEH 4 - Human Capital and Technology / Capital humain et technologie3Frank Lewis
165May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
505 contributed F3 International economics 7: open economy macro issues / Économie internationale 7 : questions en macroéconomie ouverte4Ngo Long
166May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
503 contributed H0 CPEG - Political Economics 2 / Économie politique 23Arnaud Dellis
167May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
309 contributed I3 Low Incomes / Revenus faibles3Michael Veall
168May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
504 contributed I3 Pensions / Régimes de retraite3John Galbraith
169May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
414 contributed Z9 Crime and policy / Crime et politiques publiques3John Galbraith
170May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
506 contributed J0 Research on Marriage Markets / Recherches sur le marché du mariage3Stephen Jones
171May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
507 contributed I2 Parents and Children / Parents et enfants3Stephen Jones
172May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
305 contributed L0 IO: Investment in R&D / Organisation industrielle : investissement dans la recherche et développement4Maxim Sinitsyn
173May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
409 contributed G0 Financial Risk and Loss II / Risque et perte financiers II4Taoufik Bouezmarni
174May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
313 contributed Q1 Environment 2: Water and Agriculture / Environnement 2 : eau et agriculture3Andrew Leach
175May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
402 contributed E3 Monetary Policy II / Politique monétaire II3Michelle Alexopoulos
176May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
404 contributed E0 Macro: Firm Dynamics / Macroéconomie : dynamique des firmes3Michelle Alexopoulos
177May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
405 contributed E0 Macro: Business Cycles I / Macroéconomie : cycles économiques I3Michelle Alexopoulos
178May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
408 contributed E0 CMSG 7: Business Cycles / Cycles économiques4Michelle Alexopoulos
179May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
Café Théatre invited   Bank of Canada Special Lecture / Conférence spéciale Banque du Canada. Hafedh Bouakez (HEC, Montréal): Sectoral Heterogeneity and Aggregate Fluctuations / Hétérogénéité sectorielle et fluctuations agrégées. 0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
180May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
314 contributed   CDESG 16: General Development - Gender / Développement général : développement et les sexes4Franque Grimard
181May 29, 2010
14:30-16:00
413 contributed O3, H0 Table ronde CSLS Panel: Policies to Improve Canada's Productivity Performance / Les Politiques pouvant améliorer la productivité canadienne - R. Gagne (HEC); A. Nakamura (U. Alberta); C. Riddell (UBC); A. Sharpe(CSLS);M.Estevao(IMF)0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
182May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
317 contributed I2 MESA 1: A panel on the Survey of Low Income Students L-SLIS/Table ronde sur l'enquête longitudinale sur les étudiants à faible revenu1Anne Motte
183May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
305 contributed E0 Statistics Canada and Industry Canada / Statistique Canada et Industrie Canada - Productivity Research: A Micro Perspective / Recherche sur la productivité : une perspective micro3Jianmin Tang
184May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
413 contributed O1 Discours d'ouverture CDESG Keynote Talk : Albert Berry (U of Toronto)0Franque Grimard
185May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
302 contributed C0 CESG 7: Macroeconometrics / Macro-économétrie3Shinichi Sakata
186May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
419 contributed N0 CNEH 5 - Health, Wealth and Institutions / Santé, richesse et institutions3Frank Lewis
187May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
505 contributed F1 International economics 8: anti-dumping and tariff issues / Économie internationale 8 : questions par rapport à l'antidumping et à la protection3Ngo Long
188May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
308 contributed J0 CWEN 8: Women's Time and Labour Supply / Temps et offre de travail chez les femmes3Joanne Roberts
189May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
421 contributed D0 Contracts/Network / Contrats et réseaux3Takashi Kunimoto
190May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
506 contributed J0 Apprenticeships and Training / Stages et formation4Stephen Jones
191May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
309 contributed L0 IO: Markets for Information / Organisation industrielle : les marchés de l'information3Maxim Sinitsyn
192May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
409 contributed E3 Leverage and Banking Regulation / Effet de levier et réglementation bancaire3Taoufik Bouezmarni
193May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
313 contributed Q5 Environment 3: Non-market Services / Environnement 3 : services non transigés sur les marchés3Andrew Leach
194May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
405 contributed   CMSG 8: Macro and Labour / Macroéconomie et travail3Michelle Alexopoulos
195May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
Café Théatre invited H0 State of the Art Lecture: Richard Blundell (University College, London) Empirical Evidence and Tax Reform: Lessons from the Mirrlees Review/Évidence empirique et réforme fiscale : des leçons du rapport Mirrlees. Introduction: J-M Dufour (McGill) 0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
196May 29, 2010
16:30-18:00
S. des Grands contributed   Conférence J.K. Galbraith lecture, John Loxley (U. of Manitoba)0Nick Falvo
197May 29, 2010
18:15-19:30
Chapelle invited   Presidential Address / Discour présidentiel: James Brander (UBC), Innovation in Retrospect and Prospect / L'innovation : rétrospective et prospectives. Introduction: Ralph Winter (UBC)0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
198May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
317 contributed I2 MESA 2: Access to PSE/Accès aux études postsecondaires3Anne Motte
199May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
302 contributed C0,E0 CESG 8: Empirical Analysis of Canadian Economy / Analyses empirique de l'économie canadienne3Shinichi Sakata
200May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
402 contributed H0 Short presentations sessions: Public economics / Présentations courtes : économie publique5Markus Poschke
201May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
409 contributed D0 Short presentation session: Theory / Présentations courtes : théorie5Markus Poschke
202May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
506 contributed F10 International Economics 1: Trade theory and policies / Économie internationale 1 : théorie et politiques commerciales3Ngo Long
203May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
505 contributed F1 International economics 9: migration, border, and spatial issues in trade / Économie internationale 9 : questions reliées à la migration, aux frontières et aux aspect spatiaux en commerce3Ngo Long
204May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
503 contributed Z9 Economics and Religion / Économie et religion3Mukesh Eswaran
205May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
504 contributed H0 CPEG - Topics in Public Economics / Sujets en économie publique3Arnaud Dellis
206May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
404 contributed J0 Returns to Education and Experience / Rendements à l'éducation et à l'expérience3Stephen Jones
207May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
507 contributed R0 Land and Urban policy / La terre et les politiques d'urbanisme4John Galbraith
208May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
419 contributed C7 Mathematical Economics / Économie mathématique0Takashi Kunimoto
209May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
314 contributed J0 Investments in Children / L'investissement dans le enfants4Stephen Jones
210May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
305 contributed L0 IO: Dynamic Pricing Models / Organisation industrielle : modèles dynamiques de la fixation des prix3Maxim Sinitsyn
211May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
313 contributed J0 Migration, Immigration and Assimilation / Migration, immigration et assimilation3Stephen Jones
212May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
308 contributed G0 Empirical Finance I / Finance empirique I4Taoufik Bouezmarni
213May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
315 contributed I1 Health and Health Care II / Santé et soins de santé II4Erin Strumpf
214May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
323 contributed Q5 CREE 3: Property Rights and Social Norms / Droits de propriété et normes sociales3Andrew Leach
215May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
421 contributed Q5 Environment 4: Climate Policy / Environnement 4 : Politiques en matière du climat3Andrew Leach
216May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
413 contributed F3 International Macro / Macroéconomie internationale3Michelle Alexopoulos
217May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
414 contributed E0 Macro: Crisis and Recovery / Macroéconomie : crise et relance3Michelle Alexopoulos
218May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
415 contributed E3 Banking I / Système bancaire I3Michelle Alexopoulos
219May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
423 contributed D0 CETC 5: Contracts/Mechanism Design / Contrats et conception des mécanismes3Takashi Kunimoto
220May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
Café Théatre invited   State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances: Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern U): Fiscal Multipliers/Multiplicateurs fiscaux. Introduction: Steve Ambler (UQAM)0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
221May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
405 contributed F1 Issues in trade and financial integration / Questions sur le commerce et l'intégration financière4Markus Poschke
222May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
408 contributed E0 Issues in macroeconomics / Questions en macroéconomie3Markus Poschke
223May 30, 2010
9:00-10:30
309 contributed I3 CSLS: New Measures of Well-Being for Canada / Nouvelles mesures du bien-être canadien3Victoria Zinde-Walsh
224May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
423 contributed E3 Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada - Financial Stability Issues / Questions reliées à la stabilité financière3Denise Côté
225May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
317 contributed I2 MESA 3: Financial Aid, Background and Persistence/ Aide financière, antécédents et persévérance3Anne Motte
226May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
315 contributed O1,R0 CDESG 6: Latin America / Amérique latine3Franque Grimard
227May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
302 contributed C0 CESG 9: Short Presentation Session / Séance de présentations courtes5Shinichi Sakata
228May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
503 contributed E0 CEANA: Macroeconomics and Finance / Finance et macroéconomie3Andrew Ching
229May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
421 contributed G0 Issues in IO and finance / Questions en organisation industrielle et finance2Taoufik Bouezmarni
230May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
506 contributed J0 Academic and Professional Labour Markets / Les marchés d'emploi académique et professionnel3Stephen Jones
231May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
504 contributed H0 National policy issues / Questions reliées aux politiques nationales1John Galbraith
232May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
507 contributed C7 Coalitions/Social Interactions / Coalitions/Interactions sociales2Takashi Kunimoto
233May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
308 contributed L0 IO: Energy / Organisation industrielle : énergie2Maxim Sinitsyn
234May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
313 contributed J0 Working Time / Temps de travail2Stephen Jones
235May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
419 contributed G0 Empirical Finance II / Finance empirique II3Taoufik Bouezmarni
236May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
323 contributed Q3 CREE 4: Energy Security and Pollution Havens / Sécurité en matière d'énergie et abris pour les pollueurs3Andrew Leach
237May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
413 contributed E0 Canadian Macro Analysis / Analyse macroéconomique du Canada4Michelle Alexopoulos
238May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
415 contributed E3 Banking II / Système bancaire II3Michelle Alexopoulos
239May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
404 contributed Q2,Q3 Short presentations session: Environment and Natural Resources / Présentations courtes : environnement et ressources naturelles5Markus Poschke
240May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
405 contributed E3 Issues in Banking and Financial Stability / Questions sur le système bancaire et la stabilité financière3Markus Poschke
241May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
409 contributed H0, D0 Short presentations session: Applied microeconomics and public policy / Présentations courtes : microéconomie et politiques publiques5Markus Poschke
242May 30, 2010
11:00-12:30
309 contributed H0 Table ronde CSLS Panel: Striking the Balance Between Market Forces and State Intervention in Canadian Economic Policy - D. Green (UBC); Mel Watkins (university of Toronto; Jean-Yves Duclos (Universite Laval); J. Richards (SFU); R. Van Loon (CSLS)0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
243May 30, 2010
12:30-13:30
S. des Grands invited   Assemblée générale ACE/CEA General Meeting (refreshments provided / rafraîchissements servis)0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
244May 30, 2010
13:30-15:30
S. des Grands invited   Conseil exécutif ACE/CEA Executive Council Meeting II0Victoria Zinde-Walsh
 

244 sessions, 652 papers


 

44th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association

Complete List of All Sessions

  

Session 1: Conférence CLSRN conference: Training / Formation

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 8:45 - 10:15
Location: S. des Inters
 

Retraining following job displacement: does it pay, and how common is it?
JEL codes: J01
   Presented by: Marc Frenette, Statistics Canada
 

Did a training levy really increase training levels in Quebec?
   Presented by: Katherine Meredith, UBC
  

Session 2: Conférence CPEG conference. Session 1: Federalism / Fédéralisme.

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 3: Conférence CLSRN Conference: Incentives / Incitatifs

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Location: S. des Inters
 

Multitasking at Work: Theory and Evidence from a Service Establishment
JEL codes: C93, J24, J31
   Presented by: sacha kapoor, University of Toronto
 

Responding to Performance-Based Pay: The Impact of Accountability
   Presented by: Hugh Macartney,
  

Session 4: Conférence CLSRN Conference: Immigration / Immigration

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Location: S. des Grands
 

Immigrants and the Dynaimics of High-Wage Jobs: Evidence from the Candian labour Force Survey
JEL codes: J61, J31, J24
   Presented by: Katherine Meredith, UBC
 

Visible Minority Status, Immigrant Status, Gender and Earnings in Canada: A Cohort Analysis
   Presented by: Katherine Meredith, UBC
  

Session 5: Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 2: Minimum Wages / Salaire minimum

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: HO
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 6: Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 3: Keynote Address / Discours d'ouverture - P. Pestieau (Universite de Liege)

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session Chair: Robin Boadway, Queen's University
Session type: invited
Session JEL code: HO
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 13:30 - 14:45
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 7: Conférence CLSRN Conference: Experiments / Expériences de laboratoire

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: S. des Inters
 

Estimating Treatment Effects in the Presence of Non-Market Interactions and Psychological Biases in Education Experiments
JEL codes: J01
   Presented by: Weili Ding, Queen's University
 

Experimental Estimates of the Impact of Labour Market Activities on Volunteering and Health
   Presented by: Steven Lehrer, Queen's University and NBER
  

Session 8: Conférence CLSRN Conference: Education / Éducation

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: S. des Grands
 

The Determinants of Mismatch Between Students and Colleges
JEL codes: J01
   Presented by: Katherine Meredith, UBC
 

Why do women leave science and engineering?
   Presented by: Katherine Meredith, UBC
  

Session 9: Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 4: Optimal Redistribution / Redistribution optimale

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: HO
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 10: Discours d'ouverture CLSRN Keynote Lecture: Henry Farber (Princeton University)

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session type: invited
Session JEL code: J01
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: S. des Inters
 

Job Displacement
JEL codes: J01
   Presented by: Katherine Meredith, UBC
  

Session 11: Conseil exécutif ACE/CEA Executive Council Meeting I

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session type: invited
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 413
  

Session 12: Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 5: Local Finance / Finances locales

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: HO
Date: May 27, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 13: PEF I: Was Financialization Rational for Capital? / La financialisation était-elle rationnelle pour le capital ?

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session Chair: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: B5
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 423
 

Why Financialisation? Why Now?
JEL codes: B51, E44
   Presented by: Fletcher Baragar, University of Manitoba
 

From Growth Stagnation to Financial Crisis: A Missing Link in Mainstream Theory.
   Presented by: Robert Chernomas, University of Manitoba
 

Financialization, Enabling Policy, and Elite Policy Networks in the USA
   Presented by: Mark Hudson, University of Manitoba
 

The Financialization Crisis and Sovereign Debt
   Presented by: John Loxley, University of Manitoba
  

Session 14: CDESG 1: Foreign Aid / Aide internationale

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Kurt Annen, University of Guelph
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1, F3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 315
 

Foreign Aid and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Revisiting the evidence by using a threshold regression approach
JEL codes: F35, O4, C2.
   Presented by: Aurangzeb Zeb, University of Guelph
   Discussant: Luiggi Donayre, Washington University in St. Louis
 

The Allocation of Aid for Trade: What Does the Cross-National Evidence Tell Us?
[slides]
   Presented by: Yiagadeesen Samy, Carleton University
   Discussant: Kurt Annen, University of Guelph
 

The International Monetary Fund and Low Income Countries
   Presented by: Dane Rowlands, Carleton University
   Discussant: Charalambos Tsangarides, International Monetary Fund
  

Session 15: Factor Analysis: Macro / Analyse des facteurs en macro

Session Organizer: Dalibor Stevanovic, Université de Montréal
Session Chair: Dalibor Stevanovic, Université de Montréal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0,C0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 414
 

Banks' financial conditions and the transmission of monetary policy: a FAVAR approach
JEL codes: E44;E52;G21
   Presented by: Jean-Stéphane Mésonnier, Banque de France
 

Dynamic effects of credit shock in a data-rich environment
   Presented by: Dalibor Stevanovic, Université de Montréal
 

Identifying monetary policy shock using generalized timing restrictions
   Presented by: Minkee Song, Columbia University
  

Session 16: CWEN 1: Education / Éducation

Session Organizer: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
Session Chair: Elizabeth Dhuey, University of Toronto
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 308
 

The Effects of School Choice: Evidence from Ontario
JEL codes: I20
   Presented by: Elizabeth Dhuey, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Justin Smith, University of Manitoba
 

The Long-Run Impacts of Early Childhood Education: Evidence from a Failed Policy Experiment
   Presented by: Justin Smith, University of Manitoba
   Discussant: Melanie O'Gorman, University of Winnipeg
 

The Optimality of Universal Primary Education in Developing Countries
   Presented by: Melanie O'Gorman, University of Winnipeg
   Discussant: Elizabeth Dhuey, University of Toronto
  

Session 17: CESG 1: Nonparametrics / non paramétrique

Session Organizer: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: Hiroyuki Kasahara, University of British Columbia
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 303
 

Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Multivariate Mixtures
JEL codes: C14
   Presented by: Hiroyuki Kasahara, University of British Columbia
 

Uniform in Bandwidth Tests of Specification For Conditional Moment Restrictions Models
   Presented by: Pierre Evariste Nguimkeu, Simon Fraser University
 

Diagnostic Analysis and Computational Strategies for Estimating Single Spell Discrete Time Duration Models – A Monte Carlo Study
   Presented by: Xianghong Li, York University (Toronto)
 

Regression and Inference Under Smoothness Restrictions
[slides]
   Presented by: KAI SUN, Binghamton University
  

Session 18: International economics 11: finance and heterogeneous firms / Économie internationale 11 : finance et firmes hétérogènes

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Ben Li, University of Colorado at Boulder
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 506
 

Access to finance and the margins of imports: Firm level evidence from India
JEL codes: F10, F14, D24
   Presented by: Antoine Berthou, CEPII
   Discussant: Ben Li, University of Colorado at Boulder
 

Financial Constraints and Export Participation
   Presented by: Priya Nagaraj, The Graduate Center, CUNY
   Discussant: Antoine Berthou, CEPII
 

Manufacturer Heterogeneity and Technology Transfer: On the Choice of Exporting Regime
   Presented by: Ben Li, University of Colorado at Boulder
   Discussant: Priya Nagaraj, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  

Session 19: CPEG - Empirical Public Economics / Économie publique empirique

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session Chair: Branko Boskovic, University of Toronto
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 503
 

Small Business Set-asides in Procurement Auctions: An Empirical Analysis
JEL codes: D44, H23, H57,
   Presented by: Jun Nakabayashi, University of Tsukuba
 

Noise or News? Learning About the Content of Test-Based School Achievement Measures
[slides]
   Presented by: Mohsen Javdani, Simon Fraser University
 

Tax Exemptions, Traditions and Social Interactions: What Explains Tobacco use in Canada's Aboriginal Populations?
   Presented by: Jesse Matheson, University of Calgary
 

The Impact of Decentralization on the Provision of Public Health Insurance: Evidence from Canadian Formulary Adoption Decisions
   Presented by: Branko Boskovic, University of Toronto
  

Session 20: Effects of Immigration / L'Impact de l'immigration

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Mikal Skuterud, University of Waterloo
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 415
 

Differences in education between children of natives and children of immigrants: The impact of preferences, family background and abilities
[slides]
JEL codes: I21 J24
   Presented by: Xingfei Liu, Concordia University
   Discussant: Thomas Walter, ZEW Centre for European EconomicResearch
 

Native-Born Mobility Responses to Immigrant Inflows in Canada: a Panel-Data Analysis
   Presented by: Yigit Aydede, Saint Mary's University
   Discussant: Casey Warman, Queen's University
  

Session 21: Macro: Open Economy / Business Cycles / Macroéconomie : cycles économiques en économie ouverte

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Serdar Kabaca, University of British Columbia
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 405
 

Volatility of Labor Income Share in Emerging Markets
JEL codes: E25, F41, J20
   Presented by: Serdar Kabaca, University of British Columbia
 

Sovereign borrowing and the global dispersion of external imbalances
   Presented by: Nelnan Koumtingué, University of Montreal
 

On the Impact of Openness and Regulatory Quality on Saving- Investment Dynamics in Emerging Economies
   Presented by: Sal AmirKhalkhali, Saint Mary's University
  

Session 22: IO: Vertical Relationship / Relations verticales en organisation industrielle

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Bruno Versaevel, EMLYON Business School & CNRS, GATE
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 305
 

Timing Vertical Relationships
   Presented by: Bruno Versaevel, EMLYON Business School & CNRS, GATE
   Discussant: Piin-hueih Chiang, University of Texas at Austin
 

Product Competition, Uncertainty and Strategic Adoption of Trade Credit by Upstream Firms
   Presented by: Yang Song, University of Calgary and CEA
   Discussant: Tat-kei Lai, University of Toronto
 

Sticks and Carrots: Is Resale Price Maintenance Necessary?
[slides]
   Presented by: Dimitrios Dimitropoulos, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Florencia Jaureguiberry, UBC/PRGS
  

Session 23: Economic Dynamics / Dynamique économique

Session Organizer: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session Chair: Robert D. Cairns, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 421
 

A Dynamic Model of Altruistically-Motivated Transfers
JEL codes: D64, C73, D91
   Presented by: Daniel Barczyk, New York University
   Discussant: Richard Barnett, Villanova University
 

An Evolutionary Theory of the Emergence of Property Rights
   Presented by: Hugh M. Neary, UNIV OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
   Discussant: Robert D. Cairns, McGill University
 

Discrete Projects and Capital Theory
[slides]
   Presented by: Robert D. Cairns, McGill University
   Discussant: Tao Wang, Queen's University
  

Session 24: Political economy / Économie politique

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Natalya Brown, Nipissing University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Z9
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 317
 

Does Exposing Corrupt Politicians Reduce Corruption?
JEL codes: P16; D73
   Presented by: Gustavo Bobonis, University of Toronto
 

Corruption in International Trade: Evidence from the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program
   Presented by: Yujin Jeong, George Washington University
 

Candidate Recruitment Under Term Limits
   Presented by: Natalya Brown, Nipissing University
  

Session 25: International economics 17: Trade, Aid, and Development / Économie internationale : commerce, aide et développement

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Shengzu Wang, International Monetary Fund
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 507
 

The Curse of the Elders? Aid Effectiveness and Gerontocracy in Developing Countries
JEL codes: F35 F43 O11 O19
   Presented by: Baptiste Venet, Université Paris-Dauphine
   Discussant: Shengzu Wang, International Monetary Fund
 

Allocation of Foreign Aid in Developing Countries
   Presented by: Anupam Das, University of Manitoba
   Discussant: Baptiste Venet, Université Paris-Dauphine
 

China's Trade Liberalization and Globalization between Two Crises: Evidence from 1864-1936
   Presented by: Shengzu Wang, International Monetary Fund
   Discussant: Anupam Das, University of Manitoba
  

Session 26: International Economics 1: exchange rates and capital flows / Économie internationale 1 : taux de change et flux de capitaux

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Zsolt Darvas, Corvinus University of Budapest
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 505
 

Distinguishing Across Dynamic Models of International Capital Flows
JEL codes: F2, E2, C6
   Presented by: Alexander Karaivanov, Simon Fraser University
   Discussant: Zsolt Darvas, Corvinus University of Budapest
 

The GCC Single Currency and Competing Views on Regime Choice Determinants
   Presented by: Ghada Mohamed, Alexandria University
   Discussant: Alexander Karaivanov, Simon Fraser University
 

Forecasting exchange rates of major currencies with long maturity forward rates
[slides]
   Presented by: Zsolt Darvas, Corvinus University of Budapest
   Discussant: Fuchun Li, Bank of Canada
  

Session 27: Topics in Finance I / Sujets en finance I

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Benoit Perron, Universite de Montreal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 409
 

Market Freeze and Recovery: Trading Dynamics under Optimal Intervention by a Market-Maker-of-Last-Resort
JEL codes: E0, G0
   Presented by: Jonathan Chiu, Bank of Canada
 

The Impact of Illiquidity and Higher Moments of Hedge Fund Returns on their Risk-Adjusted Performance and Diversification Potential
   Presented by: Alain Coën, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)
 

Does Relationship Banking Adds More Financial Flexibility to A Firm?
   Presented by: Bo Li, Queen's University
  

Session 28: Business Cycles and Capital Regulation of Financial Institutions / Cycle économique et réglementation du capital des institutions financières

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Julia Le Blanc, Deutsche Bundesbank
Session type: contributed
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 323
 

Counter-Cyclical Substitution Between Trade Credit and Bank Credit
   Presented by: Hui Huang, Department of Economics
 

Individual Accounts and Pension Reform
   Presented by: Julia Le Blanc, Deutsche Bundesbank
  

Session 29: CEBERG 1: Information, Beliefs and Belief Dependent Preferences / Information, croyances et préférences contingentes

Session Organizer: Sabine Kröger, Laval University
Session Chair: Charles Bellemare, Université Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D8
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 404
 

Information Order and Financial Decision-Making
JEL codes: C91, D81, G11
   Presented by: Eric Terry, Ryerson University
 

Forecasting and Decision making: what points of distributions from random variables are used?
   Presented by: Sabine Kröger, Laval University
 

Testing a Class of Belief-Dependent Preferences Without Information on Beliefs
   Presented by: Charles Bellemare, Université Laval
  

Session 30: Environment 6: International Waste Prevention and Clean Up / Environnement 6 : réduction internationale et nettoyage des déchets

Session Organizer: Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
Session Chair: Steven Renzetti, Brock University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q5
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 313
 

On the Tying of Foreign Aid to Environmental Clean-Up
JEL codes: F18,F35,O13,Q28
   Presented by: Horatiu Rus, University of Waterloo
   Discussant: Martin Farnham, University of Victoria
 

Household Waste Prevention and Recycling: A Cross-Country Empirical Analysis
   Presented by: Ida Ferrara, York University
   Discussant: Diane Dupont, Brock University
 

Pollution Abatement and Export Dynamics
   Presented by: Joel Rodrigue, Vanderbilt University
   Discussant: Alain Gabler, Université Laval
  

Session 31: CMSG: Monetary Policy and Inflation / Politique monétaire et inflation

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Jean-Paul Lam, University of Waterloo
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 419
 

The Orphanides' Hypothesis and the Great Inflation of the 1970s
JEL codes: E52, E58
   Presented by: Jean-Paul Lam, University of Waterloo
 

Price level targeting: What is the right price?
   Presented by: Malik Shukayev, Bank of Canada
 

The NIRCU and the Phillips curve – An Approach Based on Micro Data
   Presented by: Eva Koeberl, ETH Zurich
  

Session 32: CMSG 1: Labour, Credit and Cycles / Travail, crédit et cycles

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Igor Livshits, University of Western Ontario
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 408
 

TFP during a Credit Crunch: The Macroeconomics of Credit and Job Destruction
   Presented by: Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Business Cycles, Unsecured Credit and Bankruptcy
   Presented by: Igor Livshits, University of Western Ontario
  

Session 33: Short presentations. Labour: Migration and inequality / Présentations courtes : migration et inégalités

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: Aloysius Siow, University of Toronto
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 402
 

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Schooling Choices and Labour Market Outcomes
JEL codes: J1, J3, I2, C5
   Presented by: Miroslav Kucera, Concordia University
 

Ethnic Occupational Distribution and the Quality of the First Occupations of Recent Immigrants
   Presented by: Javier Torres, University of British Columbia
 

Labour Market Outcomes of Immigrants in Atlantic Canada
   Presented by: Ather Akbari,
 

Welfare comparisons when populations differ in sizes: an application to Canadian data
   Presented by: Wendgloumdé Zabsonré, Université Laval
 

Knowledge Composition, Emigration and Economic Growth
   Presented by: Zhaobin Fan, University of Saskatchewan
  

Session 34: Issues in International Economics / Questions en économie internationale

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: Alice Nakamura, ALBERTA UNIV
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 404
 

The Sustainability of the U.S. Trade Deficit and the Dollar
JEL codes: F31; F32; F34
   Presented by: Young Cheol Jung, University of New Brunswick
 

Consumption-Smoothing Current Account and International Capital Mobility - Evidence from Time Series and Panel Data
   Presented by: Tzvetana Rakovski, McGill University
 

The Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on ASEAN-5 Exports - A Preliminary Study
   Presented by: Xiaonan Li, Carleton University
  

Session 35: CDESG 10: Africa / L'Afrique

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Talan Iscan, Dalhousie University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1,R0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 314
 

Dynamique de la pauvreté au Bénin : Approche par le processus Markovien
JEL codes: C23, C25, D31,
   Presented by: Assogba Hodonou, Ministère Agriculture Elevage & Pêche
   Discussant: Paul Makdissi, University of Ottawa
 

A Test of Collective Rationality within Bigamous Households in Burkina Faso
   Presented by: Anyck Dauphin, Université du Québec en Outaouais
   Discussant: Helene Couprie, THEMA, Université de Cergy-Pontoise
  

Session 36: Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 6: Public Goods and Externalities / Biens publics et externalités

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: HO
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 413
  

Session 37: CSLS: Aboriginal Education / Éducation des autochtones

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Jean-Francois Tremblay, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I2
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 309
 

The Labour Market and Economic Performance of Canada's First Nations Reserves: The Effect of Educational Attainment and Remoteness
   Presented by: Simon Lapointe, CSLS
   Discussant: Richard E. Mueller, University of Lethbridge
 

A Comparison of Resources Available for Second-level Educational Services in Saskatchewan First Nationas Schools and Saskatchewan School Divisions: A Case Study
   Presented by: Jim Marshall, University of Regina
   Discussant: Ken Horsman, Government of Saskatchewan
 

Accountability Frameworks in Education: The Saskatchewan K-12 Context in Provincial and First Nations Systems
   Presented by: Larry Steeves,
   Discussant: Ken Horsman, Government of Saskatchewan
 

Non-Standard English at School: Can Targeted Funding Improve Student Achievement?
   Presented by: Jane Friesen, Simon Fraser University
   Discussant: John Richards, Simon Fraser University
  

Session 38: PEF II: Canada's Economic Security and the Great Recession: What Have We Learned? / La Sécurité économique canadienne et la grande récession : qu'avons-nous appris ?

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session Chair: Jennifer Robson,
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: B5
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 423
 

Employment Insurance
JEL codes: I3
   Presented by: Andrew Jackson, Canadian Labour Congress
 

Rethinking Economic Security
   Presented by: Armine Yalnizyan, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
 

Welfare Programs after the Great Recession: What have we learned?
   Presented by: John Stapleton, Open Policy
 

The Great Recession's Impact on Homelessness
[slides]
   Presented by: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
  

Session 39: Financial Literacy: Opportunities and Challenges / Alphabétisation financière : opportunités et défis

Session Organizer: Marc-Andre Pigeon, Government of Canada
Session Chair: Jacques Menard, BMO Nesbitt Burns
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: A1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 309
 

Opening Remarks for the Financial Literacy Roundtable at the Canadian Economics Association
JEL codes: A10, A20, A29
   Presented by: Jacques Menard, BMO Nesbitt Burns
 

Financial Literacy - It's Time Has Come - But We Better Get It Right
   Presented by: Gary Rabbior, Canadian Foundation for Economic Educat.
 

The incremental impact of financial literacy training on the savings for education or training of low-income Canadians; results of a demonstration project
   Presented by: Jean-Pierre Voyer, Social Research and Demonstration Corp.
 

An Investigation of Entitlement and Discount Rtaes in a Laboratory Experiment
   Presented by: William Morrison, Wilfrid Laurier University
  

Session 40: CDESG 2: Education / Éducation

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Kim Lehrer, University of Oxford
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1,I2
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 315
 

Simulating the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Policy Responses on Children in West and Central Africa
JEL codes: D58 H30 I18 I32
   Presented by: John Cockburn, Université Laval
   Discussant: Beyza Ural Marchand, University of Alberta
 

Services sociaux d’éducation et de santé en Guinée : Effets redistributifs de la politique gouvernementale
   Presented by: Sékou Falil Doumbouya, GRADES
   Discussant: Araar Abdelkrim, PEP and CIRPÉE
 

Childhood Interrupted: How Conflict-Induced Shocks Shape Human Capital Formation in Northern Uganda
   Presented by: Kim Lehrer, University of Oxford
   Discussant: Jennifer Stewart, Carleton University
  

Session 41: Factor Analysis: Finance / Analyse des facteurs en finance

Session Organizer: Dalibor Stevanovic, Université de Montréal
Session Chair: Marie-Hélène Gagnon, public
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0.C0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 415
 

Estimating and Testing Cross-Sectional Asset Pricing Models: A Robust IV Econometric Technique
JEL codes: G12, G11, C12
   Presented by: Lynda Khalaf, Carleton University
 

Optimal Portfolio Selection with Regularization
   Presented by: Marine Carrasco, Universite de Montreal
 

Further evidence on multivariate conditionnal asset pricing and financial market integration
   Presented by: Marie-Hélène Gagnon, public
  

Session 42: CWEN 3: Immigration / Immigration

Session Organizer: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
Session Chair: Ana Ferrer, University of Calgary
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 308
 

Differences in Fertility Decisions of Canadian Immigrant Households
JEL codes: J13
   Presented by: Ana Ferrer, University of Calgary
   Discussant: Arthur Sweetman, Queen's University
 

Minimum Wages and the Informal Sector
   Presented by: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
   Discussant: David Green, University of British Columbia
 

Community Diversity and Giving
   Presented by: Abigail Payne, McMaster University
   Discussant: Rose Anne Devlin, University of Ottawa
  

Session 43: CESG 2:Time Series Econometrics / Économétrie des séries chronologiques

Session Organizer: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 302
 

Forecasting expected shortfall with the generalized asymmetric Student-t and asymmetric exponential power distributions
JEL codes: c16, g10
   Presented by: John Galbraith, McGill University
 

Inference in Predictive Quantile Regressions
   Presented by: Yini Wang, Queen's University
 

On Loss Functions and Ranking Forecasting Performances of Multivariate Volatility
   Presented by: Jeroen Rombouts, HEC Montreal, CIRANO, CIRPEE and CORE
  

Session 44: International economics 4; monopolistic competition and trade / Économie interntionale 4 : concurrence monopolistique et commerce

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Yao Li, The University of Western Ontario
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 505
 

Multi-Country Tariff Wars and Economic Integration
JEL codes: F11, F13, F15
   Presented by: Constantinos Syropoulos, Drexel University
   Discussant: Yao Li, The University of Western Ontario
 

The Gains from Variety in the European Union
   Presented by: Michael Seitz, LMU University of Munich
   Discussant: Constantinos Syropoulos, Drexel University
 

International Trade, Technology Diffusion, and the Role of Diffusion Barriers
   Presented by: Yao Li, The University of Western Ontario
   Discussant: Michael Seitz, LMU University of Munich
  

Session 45: CEBERG 2: Expected Utility: Mathematics and Philosophy / Utilité espérée : aspects mathématiques et philosophiques

Session Organizer: Ricardas Zitikis, The University of Western Ontario
Session Chair: Ricardas Zitikis, The University of Western Ontario
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D8
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 323
 

The Foundations of Subjective Probability with Black Swans
JEL codes: D, G
   Presented by: Graciela Chichilnisky, Columbia University
 

Rationality and Maximizing Expected Utility
   Presented by: Byeong-Uk Yi, University of Toronto
 

Investors, Risk Preferences, and Valuation Rates
   Presented by: Ricardas Zitikis, The University of Western Ontario
  

Session 46: CPEG - Taxation 1 / Taxation 1

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session Chair: Michael Jetter, University of Memphis
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 503
 

Production efficiency and excess supply
JEL codes: H21
   Presented by: Leslie Reinhorn, University of Durham
 

Corporate Income Taxation of Multinationals and Fiscal Equalization
   Presented by: Caterina Liesegang, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
 

A comparison of optimal tax policies when compensation or responsibility matter
   Presented by: Laurence Jacquet, Norwegian School of Economics and Business
 

A Tax Amnesty in the Context of a Developing Economy
   Presented by: Michael Jetter, University of Memphis
  

Session 47: Immigration and Labour Market Outcomes / Immigration et résultats sur le marché du travail

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Christopher Worswick, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 506
 

Immigrants’ Labour Market Performance and Language of Work: A Comparison between Montreal and Toronto
JEL codes: J24, J62
   Presented by: Serge Nadeau, University of Ottawa
   Discussant: Mikal Skuterud, University of Waterloo
 

Immigrants' Earnings Growth: Selection Bias or Real Progress?
   Presented by: Patrizio Piraino, Statistics Canada
   Discussant: Yigit Aydede, Saint Mary's University
 

Occupation Matching, Skill Requirements and Labour Mobility of Immigrants to Canada
   Presented by: Casey Warman, Queen's University
   Discussant: Christopher Worswick, Carleton University
  

Session 48: Gender and Labour Markets / Les sexes et le marché du travail

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Marie Drolet, Statistics Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 507
 

Gender Based Self-Selection into Industries and Occupations: Evidence from Displaced Workers
JEL codes: J16, J24, J62
   Presented by: Ioana Dan, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Janice Compton, University of Manitoba
 

Occupational Segregation and The Gender Wage Gap in Canada
   Presented by: Eyob Fissuh, HRSDC-Labour program
   Discussant: Frances Woolley, Carleton University
 

Gender and Labor Retrenchment in Chinese State Owned Enterprises: Investigation using firm level data
   Presented by: Manish Pandey, University of Winnipeg
   Discussant: Merwan Engineer, University of Victoria
  

Session 49: Wage Determination and Occupations / Professions et détermination des salaires

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Craig Riddell, UBC
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 402
 

Occupational Mobility, Occupation Distance and Basic Skills: Evidence from Job-based Skill Measures
JEL codes: J24
   Presented by: Chris Robinson, University of Western Ontario
   Discussant: Craig Riddell, UBC
 

Investment in Human Capital and the Output of the Education Sector in Canada
   Presented by: Wulong Gu, statistics canada
   Discussant: Ross Finnie, University of Ottawa
 

Occupational Mobility and the Specificity of Human Capital
   Presented by: Guido Cortes, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Chris Robinson, University of Western Ontario
  

Session 50: Macro: Taxes and Fiscal Policy / Macroéconomie : taxation et politique fiscale

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Nurlan Turdaliev, University of Windsor
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 405
 

Tax Evasion and Information Sharing in International Taxation
JEL codes: E26,E52,E62,H21
   Presented by: Nurlan Turdaliev, University of Windsor
 

On the Effects of Tax-Deferred Saving Accounts
   Presented by: Anson Ho, The University of Iowa
 

Dividend and Capital Gains Taxation under Incomplete Markets
   Presented by: Alexis Anagnostopoulos, Stony Brook University
  

Session 51: Macroeconomic Theory / Théorie macroéconomique

Session Organizer: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session Chair: Shutao Cao, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 421
 

Are the Joneses making you financially vulnerable?
JEL codes: D01, R21
   Presented by: Richard Barnett, Villanova University
   Discussant: Daniel Barczyk, New York University
 

Inflation, Nominal Debt, Housing, and Welfare
   Presented by: Shutao Cao, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Ryuichi Nakagawa, KANSAI UNIVERSITY
 

Learnability of Heterogeneous Misspecification Equilibrium
   Presented by: Ryuichi Nakagawa, KANSAI UNIVERSITY
   Discussant: Shutao Cao, Bank of Canada
  

Session 52: Productivity in Canada / La Productivité au Canada

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Robert Gagné, HEC Montréal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 317
 

Fundamental Sources of Long-run Labour Productivity Improvements: A Canadian Case Study
JEL codes: C5, J1, O51
   Presented by: Massoud Khazabi, University of Ottawa
 

Labour Productivity in the Canadian Hospitality and Tourism Sector
   Presented by: Xiaofeng Li, University of Guelph
 

Labour Market Regulation and Economic Performance: Evidence from Interprovincial Differences in Canada
   Presented by: Robert Gagné, HEC Montréal
 

Canada's productivity performance in the context of federal jurisdiction
   Presented by: Weimin Wang, Labour Program
  

Session 53: Industrial Organization / Organisation industrielle

Session Organizer: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session Chair: Marc Santugini, HEC Montreal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 419
 

Optimal Initial Public Offering Design with Aftermarket Trading
JEL codes: D82;G24; G32
   Presented by: Sarah Parlane, University College Dublin
   Discussant: Marc Santugini, HEC Montreal
 

The Theory of the Firm with Shareholders
   Presented by: Marc Santugini, HEC Montreal
 

Job Induced Herding
   Presented by: Tao Wang, Queen's University
   Discussant: Tadashi Sekiguchi, Kyoto University
  

Session 54: IO: Contracts and Patents / Contrats et brevets

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Veikko Thiele, Queen's University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 305
 

Contracting among Founders
JEL codes: O31, L22, M12
   Presented by: Veikko Thiele, Queen's University
   Discussant: Travis Ka Ho Ng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

Patent fit, firm size, and technology linkages: The determinants of patent trading flows in the market for innovations
   Presented by: Carlos Serrano, University of Toronto and NBER
   Discussant: Anna Lejpras, German Institute for Economic Research
 

Subjective Performance of Patent Examiners and Implicit Contracts
   Presented by: Corinne Langinier, University of Alberta
   Discussant: Carlos Serrano, University of Toronto and NBER
  

Session 55: Financial Crisis / Crise financière

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Yuliya Romanyuk, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 414
 

Adverse Selection, Liquidity, and Market Breakdown
JEL codes: G01, G11, D82
   Presented by: Koralai Kirabaeva, Bank of Canada
 

Identifying Currency Crises
   Presented by: Mohammad Karimi, University of Ottawa
 

The Global Financial Crisis: World Market or Regional Contagion Effects?
   Presented by: Lucia Morales,
  

Session 56: SES, Health, and Human Capital / Statut socioéconomique, santé et capital humain

Session Organizer: Erin Strumpf, McGill University
Session Chair: Sarah A. MacPhee, Dalhousie University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 504
 

Birth Weight and Developmental Outcomes Among Canadian Children
JEL codes: J13
   Presented by: Sarah A. MacPhee, Dalhousie University
   Discussant: Logan McLeod, University of Alberta
 

Why Recessions are Good for Seniors' Health: Attentive Children and Unemployed Neighbours
   Presented by: Hideki Ariizumi, Wilfrid Laurier University
   Discussant: Marie Connolly Pray, UQAM
 

Health and income redistribution in Canada
   Presented by: Damien Échevin, University of Sherbrooke
   Discussant: Coady Wing, Maxwell School of Syracuse University
  

Session 57: Environment 7: Energy and Biofuels / Environnement 7 : énergie et bioénergie

Session Organizer: Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
Session Chair: Linda Nøstbakken, University of Alberta
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q5
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 313
 

The Economics of Oil, Biofuel and Food Commodities
JEL codes: Q20, Q30, Q40
   Presented by: Walid Marrouch, CIRANO and Lebanese American University
   Discussant: Anna Kormilitsina, Southern Methodist University
 

Why energy efficiency policies may be useful in a non cooperative world
   Presented by: Philippe Barla, Université Laval
   Discussant: Philippe Marcoul, University of Alberta
 

Energy Efficiency and Household Behaviour in OECD Countries
   Presented by: Jingsong Yu, University of Ottawa
   Discussant: Patrick Richard, Université de Sherbrooke
  

Session 58: Macro-micro Interface / L'Interface entre la macroéconomie et la microéconomie

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Malick Souare, Government of Canada
Session type: contributed
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 414
 

Macroeconomic Factors as Drivers of Deceptive Advertising: An Empirical Analysis
JEL codes: L5, L6, M3
   Presented by: Sebnem Ucar, Competition Bureau
 

Productivity Growth, Trade and FDI Nexus: Evidence from the Canadian Manufacturing Sector
   Presented by: Malick Souare, Government of Canada
 

Evaluation of the economic impacts of extreme events in the Mediterranean countries
   Presented by: Celine GIMET, Group for Economic Analysis and Theory GATE UMR 5824 CNRS
  

Session 59: Monetary Policy I / Politique monétaire I

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Yahong Zhang, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 408
 

Asset Prices, Monetary Policy, and Financial Regulation
JEL codes: E52, E58, E44
   Presented by: Yahong Zhang, Bank of Canada
 

Monetary policy and stock price dynamics with limited asset market participation
   Presented by: Marco Airaudo, Drexel University, LeBow College of Busi
 

Investigating the Zero Lower Bound in the Nominal Interest Rate under Financial Instability
   Presented by: Julio Carrillo, Maastricht University
  

Session 60: CMSG 2: Labour Markets and Business Cycles / Marché du travail et cycles économiques

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Justin Barnette, University of Minnesota
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 409
 

Real Wage Growth over the Business Cycle: Contractual versus Spot Markets
JEL codes: E32, J31, J41
   Presented by: Baris Kaymak, Universite de Montreal
 

The Great Increase in Relative Volatility of Real Wages in the United States
   Presented by: Julien Champagne, Université du Québec à Montréal
 

Job Loss Over the Business Cycle
   Presented by: Justin Barnette, University of Minnesota
  

Session 61: State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances: Joan Esteban (Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC)): Inequality, polarization and conflict / Inégalité, polarisation et conflit. Introduction: Michel Poitevin (Universite de Montreal)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Jean-Yves Duclos, Universite Laval
Session type: invited
Session JEL code: Z9
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 62: Short presentations session: Finance / Présentations courtes : finance

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: Sharon Kozicki, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 404
 

Applying Stress Tests to Market Risk Modeling
JEL codes: G32
   Presented by: Niloufar Owlam, Concordia University
 

Market reaction to negative environmental events: An event study of 10 Oil and Gas Companies
   Presented by: Vitali Alexeev, University of Guelph
 

Public Policy and Venture Capital
   Presented by: Jeffrey Peter, University of Ottawa
 

Assessing the economic impact of a UNESCO World Heritage designation
   Presented by: Cevat Kayahan, Acadia University
 

Illiquid Collateral
   Presented by: Babak Ayough, Queen's University
  

Session 63: Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 7: Elections / Élections

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session Chair: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: HO
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 413
  

Session 64: Dîner CWEN lunch. Speaker / Conférencière: Emanuela Cardia (Universite de Montréal), The Household Revolution: Housework, Childcare and Female Labor Force Participation / Travail domestique, garde d'enfants et participation féminine à la population

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session type: invited
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 12:30 - 14:30
Location: S. des Inters
  

Session 65: PEF III: Panel - Is There a Market Fundamentalist Message in the Introductory Textbooks? R. Hill (UNB); T. Myatt (UNB); A. Cohen (York); M. Cross (Dalhousie); B. MacLean (Laurentian); M. Lavoie (U. Ottawa); M. Seccareccia (U. Ottawa); C. Ragan (McGill)

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session Chair: Jennifer Robson,
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: B5
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 423
  

Session 66: CEA-CIFAR Special Session - Social Interactions, Identity and Well-Being / Interactions sociales, identité et bien-être: George Akerlof (Berkeley), Alex Haslam (Exeter) and Eldar Shafir (Princeton)

Session Organizer: John Helliwell, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: John Helliwell, University of British Columbia
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Z9
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: Café Théatre
 

Identity Economics
JEL codes: Z9
   Presented by: George Akerlof, University of California
 

The social cure: Exploring the role that social identity plays in promoting health and well-being
   Presented by: Alex Haslam,
 

A Behavioral Perspective on Decision Making & Policy
   Presented by: Eldar Shafir, Princeton University
  

Session 67: CWEN 4: Women, Families and Well-Being / Femmes, ménages et bien-être

Session Organizer: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
Session Chair: Azim Essaji, Wilfrid Laurier University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 308
 

Families, Time and Well-Being in Canada
[slides]
JEL codes: I3, J1
   Presented by: Shelley Phipps, Dalhousie University
   Discussant: Hideki Ariizumi, Wilfrid Laurier University
 

No Exit: Women in Poverty
   Presented by: Kathleen (Kate) Rybczynski, University of Waterloo
   Discussant: Courtney Ward, Dalhousie University
 

Women in Academia
   Presented by: Nusrat Aireen, Grant MacEwan University
   Discussant: Elizabeth Dhuey, University of Toronto
  

Session 68: CESG 3: Microeconometrics / Micro-économétrie

Session Organizer: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 302
 

m-Testing of Stratum-Wise Model Specification in Complex Survey Data
JEL codes: C12
   Presented by: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
 

Measuring low-income: what happens when variations in costs of living are taken into consideration?
   Presented by: Xuelin Zhang, Statistics Canada
 

Are There Common Values in BC Timber Sales? A Tail-Index Nonparametric Test
   Presented by: Artyom Shneyerov, Concordia University, CIRANO, CIREQ
  

Session 69: International Economics 3: outsourcing and foreign inputs / Économie internationale 3 : externalisation et inputs étrangers

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Xinpeng Xu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F10
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 505
 

Trade, foreign inputs and firms' decisions: Theory and Evidence.
JEL codes: F10, F12 and F4
   Presented by: Maria BAS, PSE and CEPII
 

The Empirics of Exchange Rate Regimes and Trade: Words vs. Deeds
[slides]
   Presented by: Mahvash Qureshi, International Monetary Fund
 

International Trade and Local Outsourcing
   Presented by: Xinpeng Xu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  

Session 70: International economics 13: multinationals and firm dynamics / Économie internationale 13 : multinationales et dynamique de la firme

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Loretta Fung, National Tsing Hua University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 507
 

Spécialisation appauvrissante et intégration à des processus de production fragmentés : le cas du secteur textile habillement
JEL codes: F14 F16 L67
   Presented by: Nathalie Roux, DEFI EA 4265 University of the Mediterra
   Discussant: Loretta Fung, National Tsing Hua University
 

Exchange Rate Movements and Firm Dynamics in Canadian Retail Industries
   Presented by: Loretta Fung, National Tsing Hua University
   Discussant: Nathalie Roux, DEFI EA 4265 University of the Mediterra
  

Session 71: Defence & Security Economics / Économie de la défense et de la sécurité

Session Organizer: Ugurhan Berkok, RMC/Queen's University
Session Chair: Bryan Paterson, Royal Military College
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Z9
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 408
 

Ethnic Polarization and the Incentives for Terrorism
JEL codes: D72, D74
   Presented by: Bryan Paterson, Royal Military College
   Discussant: Kevin Siqueira, University of Texas at Dallas
 

Peacekeeping Private Benefits and Common Agency
   Presented by: BINYAM SOLOMON, DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CANADA
 

From More Butter to Less Guns, from More Guns to Less Butter? Causality Between Terrorism and Economic Development
[slides]
   Presented by: Daniel Meierrieks, University of Paderborn
   Discussant: Dane Rowlands, Carleton University
 

Understanding Homeland Security: Theory and UK-Evidence
   Presented by: Otto Reich, Massey University
   Discussant: Afrasiab Mirza, Queen's University
  

Session 72: CPEG - Taxation 2 / Taxation 2

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session Chair: Paul Makdissi, University of Ottawa
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 503
 

Rank-Dependent Measures of Bi-Polarization and Marginal Tax Reforms
JEL codes: D63, H20
   Presented by: Paul Makdissi, University of Ottawa
 

Ad-valorem tax incidence and after-tax price adjustments: evidence from Brazilian basic basket food.
[slides]
   Presented by: Ricardo Politi, FGV-EESP
 

Estimating the Incremental Impacts of Provincial R&D Tax Credit on Business R&D Expenditures Using a Natural Experiment in British Columbia
   Presented by: Dany Brouillette, Industry Canada
 

Property Tax Regressivity, Property Tax Relief Programs, Across Provinces in Canada
[slides]
   Presented by: David Murrell, UNB
  

Session 73: CNEH 1 - Learning from History and Economists / Apprendre de l'histoire et des économistes

Session Organizer: Frank Lewis, Queen's University
Session Chair: Almos Tassonyi, Ontario Ministry of Finance/University of Calgary
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: B3, N0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 415
 

Tobin as an Econometrician
JEL codes: B23, C50
   Presented by: Robert Dimand, Brock University
   Discussant: Douglas Hodgson, University of Quebec at Montreal
 

Learning from the Great Depression
   Presented by: Thomas Velk, McGill University
   Discussant: Almos Tassonyi, Ontario Ministry of Finance/University of Calgary
 

Agrarian change and crisis in Europe, 1200-1500
   Presented by: Hary Kitsikopoulos, NYU
   Discussant: Mauricio Drelichman, University of British Columbia
  

Session 74: CWEN 10: Women's Economic Opportunities / Perspectives économiques des femmes

Session Organizer: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
Session Chair: Rosa Sánchez Garcia, University of Manitoba
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 308
 

Manitoban Aboriginal women economic inequality and Canadian economic development policies
JEL codes: J16,J18,038
   Presented by: Rosa Sánchez Garcia, University of Manitoba
   Discussant: Murshed Chowdhury, University of Manitoba
 

Virginity and Educational Attainment: Evidence from the NLSCY
   Presented by: Jennifer Stewart, Carleton University
   Discussant: Hari Nagarajan, NCAER
 

Can Changes in Inheritance Legislation Improve Female Asset Ownership?:Evidence from India’s Hindu Succession Act
[slides]
   Presented by: Hari Nagarajan, NCAER
   Discussant: Sophie Bernard, University of Ottawa
  

Session 75: Unions and Labour Disputes / Syndicats et conflits de travail

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Rafael Gomez,
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 506
 

A Latent Competing Risks Model for Structural Estimation of Strike Lengths
JEL codes: J52, C41
   Presented by: Sadat Reza, York University
   Discussant: Angelo Melino,
 

Labor Unions, Globalization, and Mercantilism
[slides]
   Presented by: Wolf-Heimo Grieben, University of Konstanz
   Discussant: Rafael Gomez,
  

Session 76: Labour Markets and Retirement Decisions / Marché du travail et prise de retraite

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Simon Harvey, Federal Government
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 402
 

Involuntary Retirement and the Resolution of the Retirement-Consumption Puzzle
JEL codes: D91 I31 J26
   Presented by: Matthew Brzozowski, York University
   Discussant: Bruno Rainville, Human Resources and Skills Development
 

What are the Economic and Welfare Effects of a Permanent versus a Temporary Tax Reduction Targeted at Older Workers?
   Presented by: Simon Harvey, Federal Government
   Discussant: James Davies,
  

Session 77: CIREQ Students Session: Econometrics / Séance étudiante en économétrie

Session Organizer: Constant Lonkeng Ngouana, Université de Montréal and CIREQ
Session Chair: Rami Tabri, McGill Univeristy
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 305
 

The Role of Long Memory in Hedging Strategies for Canadian Commodity Futures
[slides]
JEL codes: C22 G1 Q14
   Presented by: Janelle Mann, Queen's School of Business
   Discussant: Hua (Helen) Shang, concordia university
 

Estimation of Continuous-Time Stochastic Volatility Model Using Model-Free Realized and Implied Volatilities
   Presented by: Linlan Xiao, Central Michigan University
   Discussant: Rachidi Kotchoni, Université de Montréal
 

Structural Transformation and the Volatility of Output: A Cross-Country Analysis
   Presented by: Constant Lonkeng Ngouana, Université de Montréal and CIREQ
   Discussant: Janelle Mann, Queen's School of Business
  

Session 78: CETC 1: Behavioral Economics / Économie comportementale

Session Organizer: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session Chair: Bernard Beaudreau, Université Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 421
 

A Humanistic Theory of Economic Behavior
   Presented by: Bernard Beaudreau, Université Laval
   Discussant: Daniel Martin, New York University
 

How Rational are your Choice Data?
   Presented by: Daniel Martin, New York University
   Discussant: Bernard Beaudreau, Université Laval
  

Session 79: Well-being of groups / Le Bien-être des groupes

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: James Herbert Townsend, University of Winnipeg
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 317
 

Social Capital and Labour Market Outcomes for South Asia Born Immigrants In Canada
JEL codes: J6
   Presented by: ARTI NANAVATI, MSUNIVERSITY OF BARODA
 

Union Membership and Perceived Job Security: 30 Years of Evidence from the American General Social Survey?
   Presented by: Louis-Philippe Morin, University of Ottawa
 

Ten Years After the Royal Commission on Aboriginal People: A Wasted Decade?
   Presented by: Donna Feir, University of British Columbia
 

Are Canadian Immigrants Happy? Immigration, Integration, and Self-Reported Happiness
   Presented by: James Herbert Townsend, University of Winnipeg
  

Session 80: Returns and Volatility / Taux de rendement et volatilité

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Jason Stevens, Cape Breton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 409
 

Volatility is Double Trouble in the Financial Sector: Time-varying Betas by Industry
JEL codes: G11 G32
   Presented by: Lealand Morin, Queen's University
 

Segregating Continuous Volatility from Jumps in Long-Run Risk-Return Trade-Offs
[slides]
   Presented by: Cedric OKOU, HEC Montreal
 

The Relationship Between Stock Market Returns and Volatility: The Role of Volatility Surprises
   Presented by: Jason Stevens, Cape Breton University
 

LONG-RUN CROSS-SECTIONAL RETURNS AND MARKET VARIANCE
   Presented by: Benoit Perron, Universite de Montreal
  

Session 81: Physician Payment and Supply / Rémunération des médecins et offre

Session Organizer: Erin Strumpf, McGill University
Session Chair: Sisira Sarma, University of Western Ontario
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 414
 

Primary Care Physician Responses to Pay-for-Performance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
JEL codes: I11,I18
   Presented by: Jinhu Li, McMaster University
   Discussant: Sisira Sarma, University of Western Ontario
 

The Effect of Physician Supply on the Mix of Generalist and Specialist Services
   Presented by: Logan McLeod, University of Alberta
   Discussant: Robert Gagné, HEC Montréal
 

Payment mechanisms for primary care physicians: À la carte vs. table d'hôte
   Presented by: Olga Milliken, Public Health Agency of Canada
   Discussant: Luc Bissonnette, Tilburg University
  

Session 82: CREE Student Session 1: Growth, Natural Resources and Environment / Séance étudiante sur la croissance, les ressources naturelles et l'environnement

Session Organizer: Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
Session Chair: Robert Weiner, George Washington University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q56
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 504
 

Growth and the Environment in a Small Open Economy
JEL codes: F18, F43, Q56
   Presented by: Jevan Cherniwchan, University of Calgary
   Discussant: Werner Antweiler, University of British Columbia
 

News and the Management of Natural Resource Assets
   Presented by: Justin Johnson Kengne, Université de Montréal
   Discussant: Takuro Miyamoto, University of British Columbia
 

Why Voluntary Programs Have Been Adopted: A Theoretical Analysis of Voluntary Pollutant Reduction Programs
   Presented by: Takuro Miyamoto, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Louis Hotte, University of Ottawa
 

The Stock Market Effect of Carbon Emissions Disclosure Decisions
   Presented by: Julie Mallory, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Bo Li, Queen's University
 

Estimates of the In-situ Price of Non-Renewable Natural Resources
   Presented by: Calvin Atewamba, University of Montreal, Cireq
   Discussant: Alain-Desire Nimubona, University of Waterloo
  

Session 83: CDESG 12: General Development - Remittances / Développement général - remises

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Edgard Rodriguez, IDRC
Session type: contributed
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 314
 

Impact of HIV/AIDS on international financial flows: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
[slides]
JEL codes: F24; 055
   Presented by: Olayemi Olabiyi, The University of Texas at Dallas
   Discussant: Garth Frazer, University of Toronto
 

What Determines Bilateral Remittance Flows?
   Presented by: Mak Arvin, Trent University
   Discussant: Edgard Rodriguez, IDRC
 

Remittances, Household Expenditure and Investment in Guatemala
   Presented by: Alfredo Cuecuecha, Universidad Iberoamericana
   Discussant: Yiagadeesen Samy, Carleton University
  

Session 84: CDESG 15: General Development - Institutions and Growth / Développement général - institutions et croissance

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Ken Jackson, Wilfrid Laurier University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 313
 

Who gets the subsidy in subsidized credit programs? Some evidence from India
[slides]
JEL codes: O17,K42
   Presented by: Nishant Chadha, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Kurt Annen, University of Guelph
 

Panel Evidence on Economic Freedom and Growth in the United States
   Presented by: Ryan Compton, University of Manitoba
   Discussant: Sylvain Dessy, Universite Laval
 

Policy Regimes, Foreign Direct Investment, Exports and Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation
   Presented by: Wimal Rankaduwa, University of Prince Edward Island
   Discussant: Sourabh Paul, University of British Columbia
  

Session 85: CPEG Conference. Session 8: Political Economy

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: HO
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 413
  

Session 86: PEF/URPE IV: Labour in a Time of Crisis, Comparing Experiences and Prospects in Canada and the U.S. : Le travail durant une période de crise : une comparaison des expériences et perspectives canadiennes et américaines

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session Chair: Marc-Andre Pigeon, Government of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 423
 

Hydraulic Relationships: Labour Law and Economic Inequality
JEL codes: J0
   Presented by: Michael Lynk, The University of Western Ontario
 

Transformers: Recession's Impacts on Canada's Labour Market
   Presented by: Armine Yalnizyan, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
 

Class Politics and American Emploer Exceptionalism: Why is the US so Conservative?
   Presented by: Michael Hillard, University of Southern Maine
 

Policy considerations to guarantee workers a decent living standard in the United States
   Presented by: Jeannette Wicks-Lim, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  

Session 87: CWEN 5: Health / Santé

Session Organizer: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
Session Chair: Lori Curtis, University of Waterloo
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 308
 

‘Social Assistance Participation and Health: Are some paths better than others?’
JEL codes: I18
   Presented by: Lori Curtis, University of Waterloo
   Discussant: Courtney Ward, Dalhousie University
 

Air Pollution and Respiratory Disease
   Presented by: Courtney Ward, Dalhousie University
   Discussant: Stéphanie Lluis, University of Waterloo
 

Consequences of an Increase in Employment Insurance Allowable Earnings On Working While on Claim Behaviour in Canada
   Presented by: Stéphanie Lluis, University of Waterloo
   Discussant: Lori Curtis, University of Waterloo
  

Session 88: CESG 4: Empirical Analysis in Environmental Economics / Analyses empiriques en économie de l'énvironnement

Session Organizer: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: Dimitri Laroutis, Esitpa
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0,Q0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 302
 

Discriminant Analysis versus Random Forests on Qualitative data: Contingent Valuation Method applied to Seine Estuary Wetlands
JEL codes: C02, Q5
   Presented by: Dimitri Laroutis, Esitpa
 

Making Inferences About Rich Country-Poor Country Convergence: The Polarization Trapezoid and Overlap Measures
   Presented by: Teng Wah Leo, St. Francis Xavier University
 

Kyoto and the carbon content of trade
   Presented by: Gabriel Felbermayr, University of Hohenheim
  

Session 89: Macro: Theory and Optimal Policy / Macroéconomie : théorie et politiques optimales

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Xue Zhao, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 402
 

Optimal Taxation of Labor Income and Social Networks
JEL codes: D85, E62, H21,
   Presented by: Marcelo Arbex, University of Windsor
 

Time Preference and the Distributions of Wealth and Income
   Presented by: Richard M. H. Suen, University of California, Riverside
 

Physical Investment and Optimal Monetary Policy in a ‘Sudden Stop’
   Presented by: Xue Zhao, Carleton University
  

Session 90: CDESG 7, Funding for Development Economics Research in Canada / Financement de la recherche sur le développement économique au Canada

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Ryan Compton, University of Manitoba
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 314
  

Session 91: International Economics 2: trade and protection / Économie internationale 2 : commerce et protection

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Yang Seung Lee, Economics
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F10
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 505
 

Uncertain Productivity Growth And The Choice Between FDI and Export
JEL codes: F17 F21 F23
   Presented by: Erdal Yalcin, Hohenheim University
   Discussant: Yang Seung Lee, Economics
 

Timing of Protectionism
   Presented by: César Luchtenberg, University of Castilla la Mancha
   Discussant: Erdal Yalcin, Hohenheim University
 

Repeated Trade Policy Game and Export Insurance Subsidy
   Presented by: Yang Seung Lee, Economics
   Discussant: César Luchtenberg, University of Castilla la Mancha
  

Session 92: Corporate Finance I / Finance corporative I

Session Organizer: Kim Huynh, Indiana University
Session Chair: Kim Huynh, Indiana University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 408
 

Examining the Post-entry and Pre-exit Dynamic Process of Manufacturing Firms from a Financial Perspective
JEL codes: L60, L10, G30
   Presented by: Robert Petrunia, Lakehead Universtiy
 

Incentive Contracts, Payout Policy and Financial Flexibility
   Presented by: James Thompson, School of Accounting and Finance
 

Corporate Cash Savings: Precaution versus Liquidity
   Presented by: Martin Boileau, University of Colorado
  

Session 93: PBO: Fiscal Challenges (Panel Discussion) / Table ronde sur les défis en politique budgétaire

Session Organizer: Stephen Tapp, Parliamentary Budget Office
Session Chair: William Watson, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 415
 

Parliamentary Budget Office Panel: Fiscal Challenges (Pierre Fortin; Kevin Page and Chris Ragan)
[slides]
JEL codes: E62, H6
   Presented by: Kevin Page, Parliamentary Budget Officer
 

Is Quebec's Fiscal Position Sustainable?
   Presented by: Pierre Fortin, UQAM; CSLS
  

Session 94: CPEG - Taxation 3 / Taxation 3

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session Chair: Al Slivinski, University of Western Ontario
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 503
 

Taxation Mechanisms and Growth in Medieval Paris
JEL codes: H21,H31
   Presented by: Al Slivinski, University of Western Ontario
 

New Evidence on Taxes and Portfolio Choice
   Presented by: Kadir Atalay, UNSW
 

The Sensitivity of Tax Bases to Tax Rates and the Marginal Cost of Public Funds: Evidence from Canadian Provinces
   Presented by: Ergete Ferede, Grant MacEwan University
 

Tax Competition: Location and Transfer Pricing Decisions of Canadian Firms
   Presented by: Kazuko Miyamoto, Queen's University
  

Session 95: Search and Wages / Appariement et salaires

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 507
 

To What Extent Do High Wages Kill Jobs? Estimating the Elasticity of the Job Creation Curve
JEL codes: J31, J2, E2
   Presented by: Benjamin Sand, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Natalya Dygalo,
 

Unemployment Insurance and Wage Bargaining with Costly Search
   Presented by: Katarina Mayer, KAIST Graduate School of Management
   Discussant: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
  

Session 96: Public Economics / Économie publique

Session Organizer: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session Chair: Carolyn Pitchik, University of Toronto
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 421
 

Mobility, Taxation and Welfare
JEL codes: D31; D63; H24
   Presented by: Sami Bibi,
   Discussant: Craig Brett, Mount Allison University
 

Efficiency and Policy in the Presence of Indivisible Goods and Negative Externalities
   Presented by: Carolyn Pitchik, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Hugh M. Neary, UNIV OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
 

How Optimal Nonlinear Taxes Change When the Distribution of the Population Changes
   Presented by: Craig Brett, Mount Allison University
   Discussant: Sami Bibi,
  

Session 97: Empirical microeconomics / Microéconomie empirique

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Roberto Martínez-Espiñeira, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 317
 

Survival Analysis of Patents in Canada
JEL codes: O34
   Presented by: Rashid Nikzad, Industry Canada
   Discussant: Alexander Ebertz, ifo Institute
 

Correcting for the endogeneity of pro-environment behavioral choices in contingent valuation
   Presented by: Roberto Martínez-Espiñeira, Memorial University of Newfoundland
   Discussant: Catherine Liston-Heyes, Royal Holloway, University of London
 

The Determinants of Joint Residential and Job Location Choices: A Mixed Logit Approach
   Presented by: Alexander Ebertz, ifo Institute
 

What's in a Name?: A Hedonic Pricing Model for Okanagan Valley Wines
   Presented by: Hannes Edinger, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Ida Liu, University of Ottawa
  

Session 98: Recent Developments in Canadian Labour Markets / Développements récents sur les marchés du travail au Canada

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Herbert Emery,
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 506
 

Layoffs in the recent downturn: Who are they and how are they doing?
JEL codes: J21, J63
   Presented by: Ping Ching Winnie Chan, Statistics Canada
 

Local Labor Market Impacts of Energy Boom-Bust-Boom in Western Canada
[slides]
   Presented by: Joseph Marchand, University of Alberta
   Discussant: Herbert Emery,
 

Industry Firm Instability and Employee Separations Using the Canadian Longitudinal Worker File
   Presented by: Yuri Ostrovsky, Statistics Canada
   Discussant: James Herbert Townsend, University of Winnipeg
  

Session 99: Political Economy II / Économie politique II

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Sebastian Hauptmeier, ECB
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Z9
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 313
 

Democratic Interdependence, Total Factor Productivity and Economic Growth
JEL codes: O10; P16; C10
   Presented by: Osman Ouattara, University of Swansea
 

Private Interest Based Multilateral Loans
   Presented by: Julien Vauday, Université Paris 13
 

The impact of numerical expenditure rules on budgetary discipline over the cycle
[slides]
   Presented by: Sebastian Hauptmeier, ECB
  

Session 100: IO: Determinants of Firms' Strategy / Organisation industrielle : déterminants de la stratégie des firmes

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Justin Bayard, Federal Government
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 305
 

Market Incentives for Business Innovation:Canadian Results
JEL codes: L1 O3
   Presented by: Charles Berube, Industry Canada
   Discussant: Catherine Beaudry, École Polytechnique de Montréal
 

Information Acquisition and Institutions: An Organizational Perspective
   Presented by: Travis Ka Ho Ng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Discussant: Veikko Thiele, Queen's University
 

How Does Information and Communication Technology Affect Workplace Organization?
   Presented by: Tat-kei Lai, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Yang Song, University of Calgary and CEA
 

Exploring e-Business ICTs in Canada
   Presented by: Justin Bayard, Federal Government
   Discussant: Sui Sui, Carleton University
  

Session 101: Dependence and Time Varying Risk Premia / Dépendance et Variation temporelle des primes de risque

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Razvan Sufana, York University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 409
 

Comparing forward markets in emerging markets to advanced currency markets: an econometric analysis of time varying risk premia
JEL codes: G15, F31
   Presented by: Richard Watuwa, Cape Breton University
 

Market Regimes, Sectorial Investments, and Time-Varying Risk Premiums
   Presented by: Yonggan Zhao, Dalhousie University
 

Marginalization of Wishart processes
   Presented by: Razvan Sufana, York University
  

Session 102: Health and Health Care I / Santé et soins de santé I

Session Organizer: Erin Strumpf, McGill University
Session Chair: Casey Warman, Queen's University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I1
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 414
 

The impact of tobacco prices on smoking onset in Vietnam: Duration analyses of retrospective data
JEL codes: I18; I12; C41
   Presented by: G Emmanuel Guindon, McMaster University
   Discussant: Myra Yazbeck, Universite Laval
 

Comparative Efficiency Assessment of Primary Care Models Using Data Envelopment Analysis
   Presented by: Rose Anne Devlin, University of Ottawa
   Discussant: Jinhu Li, McMaster University
 

Do New Cohorts of Family Physicians Work Less Compared to their Older Predecessors? The Evidence from Canada
   Presented by: Sisira Sarma, University of Western Ontario
   Discussant: Koffi Kpelitse, HEC Montréal
  

Session 103: CEBERG 3: Social Dilemma and Trust / Dilemmes sociaux et confiance

Session Organizer: Sabine Kröger, Laval University
Session Chair: Alexis Garapin, Université de Grenoble II
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D8
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 419
 

Do spouses cooperate ? And if not: why ?
JEL codes: C72 C91 D13
   Presented by: Helene Couprie, THEMA, Université de Cergy-Pontoise
 

Voluntary Counseling And HIV Testing In Malawi: What Can We Learn From An Incentive Based Experimental Design?
   Presented by: Coady Wing, Maxwell School of Syracuse University
 

Information sharing in vertical relations: Experimental evidence
   Presented by: Alexis Garapin, Université de Grenoble II
  

Session 104: Macro: General Equilibrium / Macroéconomie : équilibre général

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Daniel O. Beltran, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 404
 

Global Equilibrium Real Interest Rates
JEL codes: E43, E44
   Presented by: James Rossiter, Bank of Canada
 

Are There Any Spillovers between Household and Firm Financing Frictions? A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis
   Presented by: Daniel Solomon, Universite de Montreal
 

Estimating the parameters of a small open-economy dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model: identifiability and robust policy
   Presented by: Daniel O. Beltran, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
  

Session 105: CMSG 4: Finance and Macro / Finance et macroéconomie

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Francisco Rivadeneyra, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 405
 

A General Equilibrium Analysis of the Term Structure
JEL codes: E43, E44
   Presented by: Some Modeste, Université de Montréal
 

Do Sticky Prices Increase the Real Exchange Rate Volatility?
[slides]
   Presented by: Mario Crucini, Vanderbilt University
 

Limited Asset Market Participation and the Variation of Real Risk Premia
   Presented by: Francisco Rivadeneyra, Bank of Canada
  

Session 106: CDESG 13: General Development - Rural Markets / Développement général : marchés ruraux

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Russell Toth, Cornell University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 315
 

When a Son is Born: The Impact of Fertility Patterns on Family Finance in Rural China
JEL codes: R51D14J13C34O17
   Presented by: Weili Ding, Queen's University
 

 Discussants:
     Russell Toth, Cornell University
 

Land Markets and Tenure Insecurity
   Presented by: Derek Stacey, Queen's University
   Discussant: Weili Ding, Queen's University
 

Is Credit Really the Problem? Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Enterprise Dynamics in a Developing Country Setting
   Presented by: Russell Toth, Cornell University
   Discussant: Derek Stacey, Queen's University
  

Session 107: State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances: Hal White (UC SanDiego), Granger Causality and Dynamic Structural Systems / Causalité à la Granger et systèmes dynamiques structurels. Introduction: Silvia Goncalves (U. de Montreal)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session type: invited
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 108: Conférence CPEG Conference. Session 9: Tax Progressivity / Progressivité de la taxation

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: HO
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 413
  

Session 109: CSLS: New Productivity Estimates for Canada / De Nouveaux estimés sur la productivité au Canada

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Alice Nakamura, ALBERTA UNIV
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O3
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 309
 

Employment and Productivity: Distangling Employment Structure and Qualification Effects
JEL codes: O3
   Presented by: Gilbert CETTE, Banque de France
   Discussant: Jeannine Bailliu, Bank of Canada
 

Productivity Performance of Canadian Industries Relative to their U.S. Counterparts: A Consensus Estimate
   Presented by: Someshwar Rao, Industry Canada
   Discussant: Weimin Wang, Labour Program
 

Insights into Canada's Abysmal post-2000 Productivity Performance from Decompositions of Labour Productivity Growth by Industry and Province
   Presented by: Eric Thomson, CSLS
   Discussant: Doug May, Memorial University
  

Session 110: Assemblée générale annuelle CDESG annual general meeting

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session type: invited
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: 413
  

Session 111: Conférence Innis Lecture. Russell Davidson (McGill University): Inference on Income Distributions / Inférence sur la répartition des revenus. Introduction: J-Y.Duclos (Université Laval)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: James MacKinnon, Queens University
Session type: invited
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 18:15 - 19:30
Location: Chapelle
  

Session 112: Rencontre sociale PEF Social

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 28, 2010
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
  

Session 113: IDRC Breakfast book launch / Lancement de livre et déjeuner. presentation of four new titles / quatre nouveaux titres: Fighting Poverty with Facts, Valuing the Environment, Taxation and Gender Equity, Child Welfare in Developing Countries.

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 8:00 - 9:00
Location: S. des Grands
  

Session 114: PEF/CSLS V: Perspectives on Happiness in Canada and the United States / Perspectives sur la félicité au Canada et aux États Unis

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session Chair: Pierre Fortin, UQAM; CSLS
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: B5
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 423
 

Explaining geographic variation in happiness in Canada
JEL codes: I1
   Presented by: Andrew Sharpe, Centre for the Study of Living Standards
   Discussant: John Helliwell, University of British Columbia
 

Should I stay or should I go now: The effects of Community Satisfaction on the Decision to Stay or Move
   Presented by: Kevin Stolarick, University of Toronto
   Discussant: John Helliwell, University of British Columbia
 

Canadian life satisfaction over time
   Presented by: Christopher Barrington-Leigh, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Roderick Hill,
 

The Effect of Weather on Subjective Well-being
   Presented by: Marie Connolly Pray, UQAM
   Discussant: Roderick Hill,
  

Session 115: International Economics 15: Exchange Rates, Foreign Reserves and Investment / Économie internationale 15 : Taux de change, réserves internationales et investissement

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Raul Razo-Garcia, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 505
 

Accounting for Real Exchange Rates using Micro-Data
JEL codes: F3, F4
   Presented by: Anthony Landry, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
 

The Role of IMF Relative Quotas on the Demand of Foreign Reserves
   Presented by: Raul Razo-Garcia, Carleton University
 

L'impact de l'investisment direct étranger sur la performance financière: résultats d'enterprises Canadiennes 1999-2005
   Presented by: Etienne Musonera, Wayne State University
  

Session 116: Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada - Productivity in Canada / La Productivité au Canada

Session Organizer: Jeannine Bailliu, Bank of Canada
Session Chair: Jeannine Bailliu, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 408
 

The Effect of Exchange Rate Movements on Heterogeneous Plants: A Quantile Regression Analysis
JEL codes: F00, O4, C3
   Presented by: Ben Tomlin, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Alice Nakamura, ALBERTA UNIV
 

Financial Shocks and TFP Growth
   Presented by: Marcello Estevao,
   Discussant: Geoffrey Dunbar, Simon Fraser University
 

Evolution of Firm Distributions Through the Lens of Functional Principal Components Analysis
   Presented by: Kim Huynh, Indiana University
   Discussant: Shutao Cao, Bank of Canada
  

Session 117: CDESG 3: Micro Aid / Aide micro

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Wimal Rankaduwa, University of Prince Edward Island
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 315
 

Scaling up infrastructure spending in the Phillipines: a top-down bottom up microsimulation approach
JEL codes: C68, D68, E62,
   Presented by: Luc Savard, Université de Sherboorke
   Discussant: Wimal Rankaduwa, University of Prince Edward Island
 

Entrepreneurial Capacity in Poverty Related Microenterprise Development Programmes in Sri Lanka: An Empirical Assessment
   Presented by: Ranjith Bandara, University of Colombo
   Discussant: Richard Watuwa, Cape Breton University
 

Individual Preferences over NGO Projects: Evidence from Microlending on Kiva
   Presented by: Pierre Ly, University of Puget Sound
   Discussant: Ranjith Bandara, University of Colombo
  

Session 118: Factor Analysis: Theory / Approches théoriques à l'analyse des facteurs

Session Organizer: Dalibor Stevanovic, Université de Montréal
Session Chair: Dalibor Stevanovic, Université de Montréal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 409
 

A Factor-GMM Estimator: Dealing with Weak and Invalid Instruments
JEL codes: C13, C22, C43
   Presented by: Mohammed Bouaddi, HEC Montreal
   Discussant: Mehmet Caner, North Carolina State University
 

Selecting the Number of Factors in Approximate Factor Models: The Large Panel Case with Bridge Estimators
   Presented by: Mehmet Caner, North Carolina State University
   Discussant: Ryan Chahrour, Columbia University
 

Secret Ingredients? The Informational Contribution of Factors to Standard VAR Analysis
[slides]
   Presented by: Ryan Chahrour, Columbia University
   Discussant: Mohammed Bouaddi, HEC Montreal
  

Session 119: CWEN 6: Law and Economics / Droit et économie

Session Organizer: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
Session Chair: Phil Curry, Simon Fraser University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: K0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 308
 

Social Welfare and the Benefits to Crime
[slides]
JEL codes: K14,
   Presented by: Phil Curry, Simon Fraser University
   Discussant: Christian Dippel, University of Toronto
 

Banking on the Household: Gender Bargaining and Other Crime Stories
   Presented by: Louis Hotte, University of Ottawa
   Discussant: Mohsen Javdani, Simon Fraser University
 

On the Selection of Property Crime with Private Protection
[slides]
   Presented by: Steeve Mongrain, Simon Fraser University
   Discussant: Jean-Denis Garon, Queen's University
  

Session 120: Institut C.D. Howe Institute - Measurements of Postsecondary Education (PSE) and PSE Quality / Mesures de l'éducation post secondaire et de sa qualité

Session Organizer: Colin Busby, C.D. Howe Institute
Session Chair: John Richards, Simon Fraser University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I2
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 317
 

2006 Census Update for Wage Premiums and Rate of Returns for all PSE Streams
   Presented by: Daniel Boothby, Industry Canada
 

Post-Schooling Outcomes Among PSE Graduates
   Presented by: Ross Finnie, University of Ottawa
 

Proprietary Survey Results on Student Measures of PSE Quality
   Presented by: Alex Usher,
  

Session 121: CNEH 2 - Women and the Family / Femmes et la famille

Session Organizer: Frank Lewis, Queen's University
Session Chair: Gillian Hamilton,
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: N0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 419
 

The Worth of Children and Women: Life Insurance in Early Twentieth Century Canada
JEL codes: N31
   Presented by: Peter Baskerville, U of Alberta
   Discussant: Gillian Hamilton,
 

Famille, travail et croissance démographique dans une petite ville industrielle : le cas de Trois-Rivières au début du XXe siècle
   Presented by: France Normand, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
   Discussant: Frank Lewis, Queen's University
 

Women, Work and Wages in Early Twentieth-Century Canada
   Presented by: Eric Sager, University of Victoria
   Discussant: Gillian Hamilton,
 

Labour market dynamics in Canada, 1891-1911
   Presented by: Kris Inwood, University of Guelph
   Discussant: Rowena Gray, University of California, Davis
  

Session 122: Inequality / Inégalités

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 504
 

Inequality and the Stability of Democracy
JEL codes: P10
   Presented by: Florian Jung, University of St. Gallen
 

Envy and Inequality
   Presented by: Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado, McGill University
 

On inflation, wealth inequality and welfare in emerging economies
[slides]
   Presented by: Enes Sunel, University of Maryland
  

Session 123: Incentives, Wage-Setting and Worker Productivity / Incitatifs, fixation des salaires et productivité du travail

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Myriam Fortin, Government of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 506
 

The Distributional Efficacy of Collaborative Learning Recitation Sessions on Student Outcomes
JEL codes: A22; C13; C14;
   Presented by: James Self, Indiana University--Bloomington
   Discussant: Ross Hickey, University of British Columbia
 

Early Starters versus Late Beginners' Probability of Moving to a Higher-Wage Firm
   Presented by: Natalya Dygalo,
   Discussant: Jane Friesen, Simon Fraser University
  

Session 124: IO: Determinants of Firms' Survival and Export Decisions / Organisation industrielle : déterminants de la survie des firmes et de leurs décisions quant aux exportations

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Catherine Beaudry, École Polytechnique de Montréal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 305
 

What influences survival and growth of Canadian biotechnology firms?
JEL codes: M13; O31; O33
   Presented by: Catherine Beaudry, École Polytechnique de Montréal
   Discussant: Andreas Pollak, University of Saskatchewan
 

Determinants of Internationalization: Differences Between Service and Manufacturing SMEs
   Presented by: Anna Lejpras, German Institute for Economic Research
   Discussant: Hugo Pedro Boff, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
 

Born Global, Gradual Global, and their Determinants of Exit from Exporting
   Presented by: Sui Sui, Carleton University
   Discussant: Tarcisio da Graca, Canadian Competition Bureau
  

Session 125: International environmental issues / Questions en environnement international

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Catherine Liston-Heyes, Royal Holloway, University of London
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 507
 

Perceptions of How Regulators Respond to Environmental Performance: Evidence from Argentina
JEL codes: Q56, Q58, M21,L
   Presented by: Catherine Liston-Heyes, Royal Holloway, University of London
   Discussant: Jose Tapia Granados, University of Michigan
 

A threatening link between world economic growth and atmospheric CO2 concentrations
   Presented by: Jose Tapia Granados, University of Michigan
   Discussant: Eleftherios Filippiadis, Concordia University
 

Environmental Kuznets Curves in a Multicountry Setting
   Presented by: Eleftherios Filippiadis, Concordia University
   Discussant: Catherine Liston-Heyes, Royal Holloway, University of London
  

Session 126: Health Insurance / Assurance maladie

Session Organizer: Erin Strumpf, McGill University
Session Chair: Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 414
 

The Role of Supplemental Coverage in a Universal Health Insurance System: Some Canadian Evidence
JEL codes: I11;I12;I18
   Presented by: Qi Zhang, University of Ottawa
 

Why Do the Insured Use More Health Care?
   Presented by: Yingying Dong, Calfornia State University - Fullerton
 

Natural Disaster and Sickness Shocks: Evidence of Informal Insurance from Bangladesh
   Presented by: Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University
 

An Experimental Investigation of the Demand for Private Insurance and of Health Systems Outcomes under Mixed Systems of Public and Private Finance
   Presented by: Katherine Cuff, McMaster University
  

Session 127: CEBERG 4: Auctions / Enchères

Session Organizer: Sabine Kröger, Laval University
Session Chair: Quazi Shahriar, San Diego State University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C9
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 421
 

Effects of Neutral Ratings on Sales and Revenue - Evidence from Ebay
[slides]
JEL codes: C90, C93, D44
   Presented by: Md Rabby, Missouri State University
 

Jump Bidding in Takeover Auctions: an Experimental Study
   Presented by: Yuri Khoroshilov, University of Ottawa
 

Identity in a Second-price Sealed Bid Auction: An Experimental Investigation
   Presented by: Quazi Shahriar, San Diego State University
  

Session 128: Monetary Economics / Économie monétaire

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Vadym Lepetyuk, University of Alicante
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 402
 

Money and Reality
JEL codes: E32, C51, E52
   Presented by: Alexander Kriwoluzky, Universiteit van Amsterdam
 

A Simple Model of a Monetary Union
[slides]
   Presented by: Stefanie Flotho, Albert-Ludwigs-University
 

Time Consistency Problem in a Monetary Union
   Presented by: Vadym Lepetyuk, University of Alicante
  

Session 129: Macro: Fiscal Policy / Macroéconomie : politique fiscale

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Etienne Farvaque, Université de Lille 1
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 404
 

Monetary and Fiscal Policy under Deep Habits
JEL codes: E21, E63, E61
   Presented by: Ioana Moldovan, University of Glasgow
 

Implementable Fiscal Policy Rules
   Presented by: Martin Kliem, Deutsche Bundesbank
 

Leviathan under influence: Country interactions in discretionary fiscal policy
   Presented by: Etienne Farvaque, Université de Lille 1
  

Session 130: CMSG 5: Technical Change / Changement technologique

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Rui Castro, University of Montreal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 405
 

ICT and Total Factor Productivity Growth: Intangible Capital or Productive Externalities?
JEL codes: O3; O4
   Presented by: Ram C. Acharya, Economic Research and Policy Analysis
 

The Media is the Measure: Technical change and employment, 1909-49
   Presented by: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
 

Public Policy, Technological Change, and the Evolution of Educational Attainment
   Presented by: Rui Castro, University of Montreal
  

Session 131: CDESG 14: General Development - ICT / Développement général : technologies de la communication et de l'information

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Yiagadeesen Samy, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 314
 

Policy distortions, optimal technology, and the pattern of development: Story of an outlier
JEL codes: O11
   Presented by: Giang Ho, University of California, Los Angeles
   Discussant: Garth Frazer, University of Toronto
 

Mobile Phones and Growth in Africa
   Presented by: Garth Frazer, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Ayoub Yousefi, King's University College at the UWO
 

The Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Economic Growth: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries
   Presented by: Ayoub Yousefi, King's University College at the UWO
   Discussant: Giang Ho, University of California, Los Angeles
  

Session 132: PEF VI: Integrating Climate and Industrial Policies / Intégrer les politiques climatiques et industrielles

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session Chair: Marc Lee, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 423
 

So What's a Green Job Anyway?
JEL codes: Q5
   Presented by: Marc Lee, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
 

Industrial Policy Lessons for a Climate Mitigation Strategies
   Presented by: Kenneth Carlaw, University of British Columbia
 

The Case for Carbon Tariffs
   Presented by: Erin Weir, United Steelworkers
 

From Staples Trap to Carbon Trap
   Presented by: Brendan Haley, Carleton University
  

Session 133: Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada - Commodity Prices / Prix des matières premières

Session Organizer: Ilan Kolet, Bank of Canada
Session Chair: Ilan Kolet, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D4
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 413
 

A Larger Slice of a Growing Pie: The Role of Emerging Asia in Forecasting Commodity Prices
JEL codes: E37, C53, q47
   Presented by: Olivier Gervais, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Marco Lombardi,
 

An Update to the Bank of Canada Commodity Price Index
   Presented by: Ilan Kolet, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Russell Barnett, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
 

Global Demand Shocks and Commodity Prices: Evidence from Growth Forecast Revisions
   Presented by: Garima Vasishtha, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Stephen Tapp, Parliamentary Budget Office
  

Session 134: Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada - Aggregate Shocks and the Behaviour of Households and Businesses / Chocs agrégés et comportement des ménages et des firmes

Session Organizer: Jeannine Bailliu, Bank of Canada
Session Chair: Jeannine Bailliu, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 408
 

Consumption, the Distribution of Debt and the Financial Accelerator
JEL codes: E20,E30,E40
   Presented by: Katya Kartashova, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Alexander Ueberfeldt, Bank of Canada
 

Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship
   Presented by: Marco Bassetto, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
   Discussant: Igor Livshits, University of Western Ontario
  

Session 135: CDESG Policy Panel / Panel sur les politiques

Policy Panel: Hossein Rostami (CIDA), Kerry Max (CIDA), Carol Nelder-Corvari (Finance), and Rohinton Medhora (IDRC). Questions to be explored by the Panel: 1. How does economic development research currently find its way into policy discussions and policies? 2. What are the best venues to disseminate research to catch the attention of policy makers? 3. What are the sorts of topic areas policymakers look for development research in, and what are the best ways to identify development economics research topics of interest to policymakers. 4. What are the methodological and other characteristics that make research in development economics research more useful for policymakers? What features make it less useful?
Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: S. des Grands
  

Session 136: Factor Analysis: Applications / Analyse des facteurs: Applications

Session Organizer: Dalibor Stevanovic, Université de Montréal
Session Chair: Dalibor Stevanovic, Université de Montréal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0,C0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 415
 

Dimension reduction and model averaging for estimation of artists' age-valuation profiles
JEL codes: C13, C22
   Presented by: Douglas Hodgson, University of Quebec at Montreal
 

Growth, Financial Markets and Markov-Switching Regimes: Canadian Evidence
   Presented by: Murshed Chowdhury, University of Manitoba
 

Separating the Integrated Volatility into its Latent Factors
   Presented by: Rachidi Kotchoni, Université de Montréal
  

Session 137: CESG 5: Financial Econometrics / Économétrie financière

Session Organizer: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: Yu Ren, Xiamen University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 302
 

Nonparametric Estimation and Instrument Selection in the Conditional Capital Asset Pricing Model
JEL codes: C13; C52; G12
   Presented by: Yu Ren, Xiamen University
 

Modeling the Contemporaneous Duration Dependence for High-Frequency Stock Prices
   Presented by: Marcel Voia, Carleton University
 

Bootstrapping realized multivariate volatility measures
   Presented by: Silvia Goncalves, Université de Montréal
 

Day-Varying Weights in Mixtures of Stochastic Volatility Diffusion Processes
   Presented by: Christos Ntantamis, CREATES, Aarhus University
  

Session 138: CNEH 3 - Volatility and Government Policy / Volatilité et politiques publiques

Session Organizer: Frank Lewis, Queen's University
Session Chair: Herbert Emery,
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: N0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 419
 

Fiscal Policy in Export-Led Depression: Canada, Finland, and Sweden in the 1930s
JEL codes: E32, E65, N10
   Presented by: Gregor Smith, Queen's University
   Discussant: Patrick Coe, Carleton University
 

The Impact of Commodity Price Volatility on Resource Intensive Economies
   Presented by: Ian Keay, Queen's University
   Discussant: Herbert Emery,
 

Risk Sharing with the Monarch: Excusable Defaults and Contingent Debt in the Age of Philip II, 1556–1598
   Presented by: Mauricio Drelichman, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Livio Di Matteo, Lakehead University
  

Session 139: International economics 6: tariffs and protection / Économie internationale 6 : tarifs et protection

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Peri Silva, University of North Dakota
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 505
 

The Customs Union issue: Why do we observe so few of them?
JEL codes: F10, F11, F13
   Presented by: Peri Silva, University of North Dakota
   Discussant: Amelie Guillin, UCD, University of Paris-Sorbonne
 

US Lobby Activity and Antidumping Outcomes
   Presented by: Nicoleta Iliescu, University of Connecticut
   Discussant: Peri Silva, University of North Dakota
 

Assessment of Tariff Equivalents for Services considering the Zero-Flows
   Presented by: Amelie Guillin, UCD, University of Paris-Sorbonne
   Discussant: Nicoleta Iliescu, University of Connecticut
  

Session 140: CPEG - Political Economics 1 / Économie politique 1

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session Chair: Mario Jametti, University of Lugano
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 504
 

Intermediated Corruption with Reputation
JEL codes: O17,O43,H83
   Presented by: Elton Dusha, University of Toronto
 

When politicians make inefficient decisions. A common agency model of political corruption
   Presented by: Octavian Strimbu, Université Laval
 

The Political Economy of Fiscal Decentralization: Evidence from the Canadian Federation
   Presented by: Mario Jametti, University of Lugano
 

Issue Emphasis & Opportunistic Redistribution in US Presidential Elections
[slides]
   Presented by: Ioanna Grypari, University of Minnesota
  

Session 141: Empirical Studies of the Canadian Income Distribution / Études empiriques sur la répartition des revenus au Canada

Session Organizer: Michael Veall, McMaster University
Session Chair: Armine Yalnizyan, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 317
 

An historical perspective on middle-income Canadians (1993-2007)
JEL codes: I
   Presented by: Myriam Fortin, Government of Canada
   Discussant: Kuan Xu, Dalhousie University
 

Top Income Shares in Canada: Updates and Extensions
[slides]
   Presented by: Michael Veall, McMaster University
   Discussant: Xuelin Zhang, Statistics Canada
 

Social Classes, Inequality and Redistributive Policies in Canada
   Presented by: Araar Abdelkrim, PEP and CIRPÉE
   Discussant: Rob Gillezeau, University of Michigan
  

Session 142: Education: Aspirations and Expectations / Aspirations et attentes

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Arthur Sweetman, Queen's University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I2
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 506
 

The Implications of Aspirations, Peer Effects, and Parental Influence on University Attendance: A Gender Comparison
JEL codes: I20, J00
   Presented by: Joniada Milla, University of Guelph
   Discussant: Jinwen Xu,
 

Socioeconomic differences in how children’s expectations about further education form during high school
   Presented by: Kelly Foley, Copenhagen Business School
   Discussant: Arthur Sweetman, Queen's University
 

Anticipated Wage Growth as a Factor of Educational Attainment
   Presented by: Hye Mi You, State University of New York at Buffalo
   Discussant: Kelly Foley, Copenhagen Business School
  

Session 143: Human Capital Decision Making / Prise de décision en matière de capital humain

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Ross Finnie, University of Ottawa
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 507
 

Risk Preferences in College Applications
JEL codes: I2, J1, D81
   Presented by: Jonathan Smith, Boston University
   Discussant: Philippe Belley, The University of Western Ontario
 

Stay in school or start working? - The human capital investment decision under uncertainty and irreversibility
[slides]
   Presented by: Natasa Bilkic, University of Paderborn
   Discussant: Artyom Shneyerov, Concordia University, CIRANO, CIREQ
 

Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income: A Canada -- U.S. Comparison
   Presented by: Philippe Belley, The University of Western Ontario
   Discussant: Alex Usher,
  

Session 144: Theoretical Analysis of Labour Markets / Analyses théoriques du marché du travail

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Alok Kumar, University of Victoria
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 315
 

How does social housing affect the rate of equilibrium unemployment?
JEL codes: J61, J64, R23,
   Presented by: Ménard Sébastien, GAINS-TEPP
   Discussant: Yuri Ostrovsky, Statistics Canada
 

The Effect of Market Structure and Public Policy on Segregation and Discrimination.
   Presented by: Julien Picault, HEC Montréal
   Discussant: Katherine Cuff, McMaster University
 

Should You Stay or Should You Go? Endogenous Contract Duration in Search Equilibrium
   Presented by: Pedro Silos, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
   Discussant: Katarina Mayer, KAIST Graduate School of Management
  

Session 145: IO: Mergers / Organisation industrielle : fusions

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Jason Allen, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 305
 

The Price Effects of a Large Merger of Manufacturers: A Case Study of Maytag-Whirlpool
JEL codes: L4
   Presented by: Matthew Weinberg, Cornell University
   Discussant: Oana Secrieru, Bank of Canada
 

The Effect of Horizontal Mergers on Negotiated Prices
[slides]
   Presented by: Jason Allen, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Georges Dionne, HEC Montreal
 

Local Competition in the Presence of Imports
   Presented by: Tarcisio da Graca, Canadian Competition Bureau
   Discussant: Erik Pot, Maastricht University
 

Mergers, Managerial Incentives, and Social Welfare
   Presented by: Jean-Etienne de Bettignies, Queen's University
   Discussant: Timothy Brennan, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  

Session 146: IO: Empirical Pricing Issues / Questions empiriques reliées à la fixation des prix

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Joseph I. Daniel, University of Delaware
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 309
 

Pricing Canadian Airports
   Presented by: Joseph I. Daniel, University of Delaware
   Discussant: Ahmed Sydee, Carleton University
 

Imperfect Information and Market Power in the Retail Gasoline Market
[slides]
   Presented by: Florencia Jaureguiberry, UBC/PRGS
   Discussant: Matthew Weinberg, Cornell University
 

Modeling the Brazilian Ethanol Market - How flex-fuel vehicles are shaping the long run market equilibrium
   Presented by: Hugo Pedro Boff, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
   Discussant: Donald Dewees, University of Toronto
  

Session 147: Financial Risk and Loss I / Risque et perte financiers I

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Evren Damar, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 409
 

Performance, risk and capital buffer under business cycles and banking regulations: Evidence from the Canadian banking sector
JEL codes: G21, G28
   Presented by: Van Son Lai, Laval University
 

Islamic Financial Institutions and Risks
   Presented by: Henda Bensalah, University of Montreal
 

The Impact of Taxation on Project Portfolio Risk Diversification
[slides]
   Presented by: Jean-Paul Paquin, Université du Québec en Outaouais
  

Session 148: CEBERG 5: Theory / Théorie

Session Organizer: Sabine Kröger, Laval University
Session Chair: Stephan Schott, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 421
 

Living in Unstable Times
JEL codes: D81, D03
   Presented by: Michele Battisti, SFU
 

A Neural Model of Stochastic Behaviour in Mixed Strategy Games
   Presented by: Ryan Webb, Queen's University
 

Join the Leader, Imitate or Follow: Evolutionary Stable Strategies in the Commons
   Presented by: Stephan Schott, Carleton University
  

Session 149: Environment 1: Technology and Sustainability / Environnement 1 : technologie et durabilité

Session Organizer: Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
Session Chair: Juan B. Moreno-Cruz, University of Calgary
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q5
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 313
 

Environmental R&D in the Presence of an Eco-industry
JEL codes: L13;O32;Q55;Q58
   Presented by: Alain-Desire Nimubona, University of Waterloo
   Discussant: Steven Renzetti, Brock University
 

Endogenous Technological Change and Output-Based Emissions Allowances
   Presented by: Faisal Arif, University of Ottawa
   Discussant: Horatiu Rus, University of Waterloo
 

Constant-utility paths in a resource-based economy
   Presented by: Andrei Bazhanov, Queen's University
   Discussant: Madanmohan Ghosh, Government of Canada
  

Session 150: Macro: Empirical Macro I / Macroéconomie : macroéconomie empirique I

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Cathy Ning, Ryerson University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 404
 

Central Bank Balance Sheets and Long-term Forward Rates
JEL codes: E43, E52, E58
   Presented by: Sharon Kozicki, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Monica Jain, Queen's University
 

Forecaster Heterogeneity and Perceived Inflation Persistence
   Presented by: Monica Jain, Queen's University
   Discussant: Cathy Ning, Ryerson University
 

Asymmetric Dependence in US Financial Risk Factors?
   Presented by: Cathy Ning, Ryerson University
   Discussant: Sharon Kozicki, Bank of Canada
  

Session 151: Macro: Search and Matching / Macroéconomie : recherche d'emploi et appariement

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Mei Dong, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 402
 

Mechanism Design and Competitive Markets in a Quasi-linear Environment
JEL codes: E42, D82, D41
   Presented by: Janet Jiang, University of Manitoba
 

Optimal Policy in a Labor Market with Adverse Selection
   Presented by: Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel, Princeton University
 

Inflation and Unemployment in Competitive Search Equilibrium
   Presented by: Mei Dong, Bank of Canada
  

Session 152: Growth and Development / Croissance et développement

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Garett Jones, George Mason University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O4
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 414
 

Ethnicity and Trust in Africa: An Empirical Investigation
JEL codes: E02; 011; 055
   Presented by: Douwere GREKOU, University of Western Ontario
 

The Resource Curse in Perspective
   Presented by: Zacharie Liman-Tinguiri, University of Ottawa
 

IQ in the Utility Function: Cognitive skills, time preference, and cross-country differences in savings rates
   Presented by: Garett Jones, George Mason University
  

Session 153: CMSG 6: Growth and Macroeconomics / Croissance et macroéconomie

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Craig Burnside, Duke University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 405
 

Risk, Volatility, and the Global Cross-Section of Growth Rates
[slides]
JEL codes: E32, E44, F21
   Presented by: Craig Burnside, Duke University
 

Growth Determinants Revisited
   Presented by: Charalambos Tsangarides, International Monetary Fund
 

Regions, Frictions, and Migrations in a Model of Structural Transformation
[slides]
   Presented by: Trevor Tombe, University of Toronto
  

Session 154: Issues in Macro and Finance / Questions en macroéconomie et finance

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: David Dupuis, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Z9
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 503
 

A Model of Housing Stock for Canada
JEL codes: R21, C20, C23
   Presented by: David Dupuis, Bank of Canada
 

Private Equity Returns in a Model of Entrepreneurial Choice with Learning
[slides]
   Presented by: Claudio Campanale, University of Alicante
 

Assembling a Real-Financial Micro-Dataset for Canadian Households
   Presented by: Umar Faruqui, Bank of Canada
 

Interstate Home Mortgage Lending and the Subprime Crisis
   Presented by: Yilan Xu, University of Pittsburgh
  

Session 155: State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances: Martin Browning (Oxford), On economics of the family / Sur l'économie de la famille

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Aloysius Siow, University of Toronto
Session type: invited
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 156: Assemblée générale annuelle PEF AGM (lunch provided / dîner servi)

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 12:30 - 14:30
Location: S. des Grands
  

Session 157: Dîner Purvis lunch. Speaker / Conférencier: John Taylor (Stanford)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session type: invited
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 12:30 - 14:30
Location: S. des Inters
  

Session 158: PEF VII: Canadian Public Finances and Monetary Policy: Sound Finance or Functional Finance / Finances publiques et politique monétaire canadiennes : finances saines ou fonctionnelles

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session Chair: Marc Lavoie, University of Ottawa
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: B5,E3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 423
 

Reflections on Canadian Fiscal nd Monetary Policy during the Great Recessions
JEL codes: H0
   Presented by: Andrew Jackson, Canadian Labour Congress
 

Do Taxes and Bonds Pay for Government Expenditures?
   Presented by: Keith Newman, CEP
 

Is Functional Finance 'Sound' Long-Term Policy or Is There a Need for an 'Exit Strategy' to Ensure Balanced Budgets?
   Presented by: Mario Seccareccia,
  

Session 159: CDESG 4: Informal Institutions / Institutions informelles

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Christian Dippel, University of Toronto
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 317
 

Small Firms and Cooperative Competition in Developing Countries
JEL codes: O12
   Presented by: Kurt Annen, University of Guelph
   Discussant: Ranjith Bandara, University of Colombo
 

Social Norms as Constraints on Local Governance: Evidence from Native American Reservations
   Presented by: Christian Dippel, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Ken Jackson, Wilfrid Laurier University
 

Trust and Vulnerability: The Role of Social Protection in the Promotion of Trade
   Presented by: Ken Jackson, Wilfrid Laurier University
   Discussant: Christian Dippel, University of Toronto
  

Session 160: CDESG 5: Child Health / Santé des enfants

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: John Cockburn, Université Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1, I1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 315
 

Fertility and Child Mortality: Unintended Consequences of Family Formation in India
JEL codes: J13, J16, O12
   Presented by: Daniel Rosenblum, Dalhousie University
   Discussant: Assogba Hodonou, Ministère Agriculture Elevage & Pêche
 

Does money matter? The effects of the Child Support Grant on child fostering in South Africa.
   Presented by: Habiba Djebbari, Laval University
   Discussant: Ana Laura Fernandez, Universidad Nacional de Gral. Sarmiento
 

Long-term implications of malnutrition on non-cognitive skills: evidence from four developing countries
   Presented by: Alan Sanchez, Oxford University
   Discussant: Sékou Falil Doumbouya, GRADES
  

Session 161: CWEN 7: Development/Regulation / Développement/réglementation

Session Organizer: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
Session Chair: Itziar Lazkano, University of Calgary
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 308
 

Generational Conflict and Sustainable Development
JEL codes: O, Q
   Presented by: Itziar Lazkano, University of Calgary
   Discussant: Azim Essaji, Wilfrid Laurier University
 

Child Labor, Crime, and Human Capital
   Presented by: Irving Rosales, University of Calgary
   Discussant: Jevan Cherniwchan, University of Calgary
 

Long term effects of civil conflict on women’s outcomes in Peru
   Presented by: Sonia Laszlo, McGill University
   Discussant: Irving Rosales, University of Calgary
  

Session 162: CWEN/RFE Corner Cafe / Petit café du coin

Session Organizer: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Z9
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 224
  

Session 163: CESG 6: Empirical Analysis / Analyses empiriques

Session Organizer: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: Morteza Haghiri, Memorial University - Corner Brook
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0,L0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 302
 

Comparing Nonparametric to Parametric Interaction Terms in Generalized Additive Models: Production Technology in the Canadian Cable Television Industry
JEL codes: C13, C14, L51
   Presented by: Morteza Haghiri, Memorial University - Corner Brook
 

On the Optimal Construction of the World Governance Indicators
   Presented by: Mehmet PINAR, University of Guelph
 

FDI and Change in Factor Intensity of Exports and Imports of Emerging Markets (1991-2005): A Panel Cointegration Approach
   Presented by: Faruk Aydin, The Central Bank of Turkey
  

Session 164: CNEH 4 - Human Capital and Technology / Capital humain et technologie

Session Organizer: Frank Lewis, Queen's University
Session Chair: Byron Lew, Trent University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: N0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 419
 

Taking Technology to Task: The Skill Content of Technological Change in Early Twentieth Century United States
JEL codes: N31; N32; J23
   Presented by: Rowena Gray, University of California, Davis
   Discussant: Byron Lew, Trent University
 

Education performance: was it all determined 100 years ago?
   Presented by: Irineu de Carvalho Filho, International Monetary Fund
   Discussant: Ian Keay, Queen's University
 

The tenant system and off-farm labor in Japan and Korea in the early twentieth century
   Presented by: Yi-Taek Park, Sungkyunkwan University
   Discussant: Anirban Mukherjee, University of British Columbia
  

Session 165: International economics 7: open economy macro issues / Économie internationale 7 : questions en macroéconomie ouverte

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Ashraf Zaman, Saint Mary's University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 505
 

The balance of payments constraint growth model and the effect of trade liberalization on the trade balance and income growth in Ghana
JEL codes: F13; F14; F32;
   Presented by: Alexander Darku, University of Lethbridge
   Discussant: Robinson Kruse, CREATES, Aarhus University
 

Trading Friction and Risk Sharing In Small Open Economy Models
   Presented by: Yan Zhao, Concordia University
   Discussant: Ashraf Zaman, Saint Mary's University
 

Trend Breaks in Trade Openness and the Milestones of European Integration
   Presented by: Robinson Kruse, CREATES, Aarhus University
   Discussant: Alexander Darku, University of Lethbridge
 

Commodity futures investing and commodity currency countries
   Presented by: Ashraf Zaman, Saint Mary's University
   Discussant: Yan Zhao, Concordia University
  

Session 166: CPEG - Political Economics 2 / Économie politique 2

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session Chair: Elena Panova, UQAM
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 503
 

Wisdom of the Crowd
JEL codes: D03, D72, D82
   Presented by: Elena Panova, UQAM
 

The Impact of International Trade on Institutions and Infrastructure
   Presented by: Chrysostomos Tabakis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
 

Fiscal Deficits, Privileges, and Cooperation with Fiscal Consolidation
   Presented by: Toshihiro Ihori, University of Tokyo
  

Session 167: Low Incomes / Revenus faibles

Session Organizer: Michael Veall, McMaster University
Session Chair: Lori Curtis, University of Waterloo
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 309
 

Assessing the Impact of a Wage Subsidy for Single Parents on Social Assistance
JEL codes: J64, J18, C33
   Presented by: Guy Lacroix, Universite Laval
   Discussant: Marcel Voia, Carleton University
 

Cross-national comparisons of child poverty in the Europe Union: puzzling with the few pieces provided in the EU-SILC
   Presented by: Geranda Notten, University of Ottawa
   Discussant: Kelly Foley, Copenhagen Business School
 

Revising Statistics Canada’s Low Income Measure
   Presented by: Brian B. Murphy, Statistics Canada
   Discussant: Araar Abdelkrim, PEP and CIRPÉE
  

Session 168: Pensions / Régimes de retraite

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Marie Drolet, Statistics Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 504
 

The Economic and Welfare effects of Increasing Retirement Income Replacement Rates in Canada
JEL codes: D58, J22, J26
   Presented by: Bruno Rainville, Human Resources and Skills Development
 

Pension coverage in Canada
   Presented by: Marie Drolet, Statistics Canada
 

Earnings and Registered Pension Plan Participation
   Presented by: Alex Grey, Governemtn of Canada - HRSDC
  

Session 169: Crime and policy / Crime et politiques publiques

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Lihui Zhang, University of Regina
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Z9
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 414
 

Did the War on Poverty Cause Race Riots?
JEL codes: I32, I38, N92
   Presented by: Rob Gillezeau, University of Michigan
 

Do Proarrest Policies Affect Intimate Partner Homicide Rates?
   Presented by: Kerri Raissian, Syracuse University, The Maxwell School
 

Evaluating The Youth Criminal Justice Act With Perpetrator Self-report Data
   Presented by: Lihui Zhang, University of Regina
  

Session 170: Research on Marriage Markets / Recherches sur le marché du mariage

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Alok Kumar, University of Victoria
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 506
 

Marriage Market Transfers of Resources and Property Rights
JEL codes: J12, J16, J18,
   Presented by: Chris Bidner,
   Discussant: Atsushi Miyake, Kobe Gakuin University
 

Testing Becker's Theory of Positive Assortative Matching
   Presented by: Aloysius Siow, University of Toronto
 

The impact of Internet diffusion on age at first marriage: evidence from the broadmarket market
   Presented by: Andriana Bellou, universite de montreal
   Discussant: Frances Woolley, Carleton University
  

Session 171: Parents and Children / Parents et enfants

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Steven Lehrer, Queen's University and NBER
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I2
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 507
 

Changes in Parental Work Time and Earnings, 1980 to 2005
JEL codes: J22; J31
   Presented by: Sébastien LaRochelle-Côté, Statistics Canada
   Discussant: Amanda Hammond, University of Guelph
 

Parental Disability, Canadian Disability Benefits and Children’s Cognitive Achievement
   Presented by: Ke(Kelly) Chen, Dalhousie University
   Discussant: Justin Smith, University of Manitoba
 

The Impact of Preschool Early Childhood Education on Adult Human Capital
   Presented by: Amanda Hammond, University of Guelph
   Discussant: Sébastien LaRochelle-Côté, Statistics Canada
  

Session 172: IO: Investment in R&D / Organisation industrielle : investissement dans la recherche et développement

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Andreas Pollak, University of Saskatchewan
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 305
 

A Model of Technological Progress in the Microprocessor Industry
JEL codes: O31, L63
   Presented by: Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
   Discussant: Zhongmin Wang, Northeastern University
 

Rising R&D Intensity and Economic Growth
   Presented by: Andreas Pollak, University of Saskatchewan
   Discussant: Charles Berube, Industry Canada
 

A Two-Stage Model of R&D with Endogenous Timing in Quantity Competition
   Presented by: Leonardo Basso, Universidad de Chile
   Discussant: Bruno Versaevel, EMLYON Business School & CNRS, GATE
 

Defensive Strategies in the Quality Ladders
   Presented by: Ivan Ledezma, Université Paris-Dauphine
   Discussant: Corinne Langinier, University of Alberta
  

Session 173: Financial Risk and Loss II / Risque et perte financiers II

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Julia Le Blanc, Deutsche Bundesbank
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 409
 

Corporate risk management and dividend signaling theory
JEL codes: G35; G32; D82
   Presented by: Karima Ouederni, HEC Montréal
 

Intégration financière et prise de risque dans les banques de pays émergents
[slides]
   Presented by: Arnaud BOURGAIN, University of Luxembourg
 

Early Detection Techniques for Market Risk Failure
   Presented by: William Pouliot, University of Liverpool
 

Liquidity, Risk and Return: Specifying an Objective Function for the Management of Foreign Reserves
   Presented by: Yuliya Romanyuk, Bank of Canada
  

Session 174: Environment 2: Water and Agriculture / Environnement 2 : eau et agriculture

Session Organizer: Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
Session Chair: Werner Antweiler, University of British Columbia
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 313
 

Rates of Return to Wheat Breeding Research in Canada: the Results from the Infinite Lag Model
[slides]
JEL codes: Q16
   Presented by: Viktoriya Galushko, University of Regina
   Discussant: Philippe Marcoul, University of Alberta
 

Spatial Inefficiency of Genetically Modi…ed and Organic Crops
   Presented by: Philippe Marcoul, University of Alberta
   Discussant: Viktoriya Galushko, University of Regina
 

A Longitudinal Study of Water Recycling in Manufacturing Plants
   Presented by: Steven Renzetti, Brock University
   Discussant: Hui Zhu, University of Calgary
  

Session 175: Monetary Policy II / Politique monétaire II

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Javid Taheri, Saint Mary's University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 402
 

McCallum Rules, Exchange Rates, and the Term Structure of Interest Rates
JEL codes: E43, F31, G12,
   Presented by: Antonio Diez de los Rios, Bank of Canada
 

Consumer Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy
   Presented by: Haitao Xiang, Simon Fraser University
 

Why Expectations Became Inflationary in the Post WWII Era? Examining the US Data since 1900
   Presented by: Javid Taheri, Saint Mary's University
  

Session 176: Macro: Firm Dynamics / Macroéconomie : dynamique des firmes

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Alain Gabler, Université Laval
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 404
 

Impact of Policy Distortions on TFP with Heterogeneous Firm Dynamics
JEL codes: L11, O40, O10
   Presented by: Ashantha Ranasinghe, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Céline Poilly, Université Catholique de Louvain
 

Firm Entry and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism
   Presented by: Céline Poilly, Université Catholique de Louvain
   Discussant: Malik Shukayev, Bank of Canada
 

Firm Dynamics Support the Importance of the Embodied Question
   Presented by: Alain Gabler, Université Laval
   Discussant: Ashantha Ranasinghe, University of Toronto
  

Session 177: Macro: Business Cycles I / Macroéconomie : cycles économiques I

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Lilia Karnizova, University of Ottawa
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 405
 

Seasonality, Working Parents and the Great Moderation
JEL codes: E01, E32, O47
   Presented by: Geoffrey Dunbar, Simon Fraser University
   Discussant: Julien Champagne, Université du Québec à Montréal
 

The Stock Market and the Consumer Confidence Channel in Canada
   Presented by: Lilia Karnizova, University of Ottawa
   Discussant: Denise Côté, Bank of Canada
 

Explaining Residential Investment over the Business Cycle: the Importance of Information and Collateral Constraints
   Presented by: Yufei Yuan, Xiamen University
   Discussant: Lilia Karnizova, University of Ottawa
  

Session 178: CMSG 7: Business Cycles / Cycles économiques

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Hashmat Khan, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 408
 

Intangible Capital, Corporate Earnings and the Business Cycle
JEL codes: E3
   Presented by: Keqiang Hou, McMaster University
 

Investment Shocks and the Comovement Problem
   Presented by: Hashmat Khan, Carleton University
 

The Shumpeterian versus the New Classical Views of the Economic Process
   Presented by: Kenneth Carlaw, University of British Columbia
 

Housing Capital-Gains and Consumption: A Canadian Perspective
   Presented by: Chris Mitchell, University of Western Ontario
  

Session 179: Bank of Canada Special Lecture / Conférence spéciale Banque du Canada. Hafedh Bouakez (HEC, Montréal): Sectoral Heterogeneity and Aggregate Fluctuations / Hétérogénéité sectorielle et fluctuations agrégées.

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Sharon Kozicki, Bank of Canada
Session type: invited
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 180: CDESG 16: General Development - Gender / Développement général : développement et les sexes

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Katerina Koka, Brock University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 314
 

Globalization, Gender and Development: Effect of Trade on Child Outcomes
JEL codes: D13, F16, O12
   Presented by: Beyza Ural Marchand, University of Alberta
   Discussant: Ana Dammert, Carleton University and IZA
 

The higher the mothers' empowerment, the higher girls' schooling: evidence from DHS monogamous household.
   Presented by: Sandrine Koissy-Kpein, CEPS/INSTEAD
   Discussant: Sohini Paul, NCAER
 

Trade Reforms and Gender Empowerment in India
   Presented by: Sohini Paul, NCAER
   Discussant: Katerina Koka, Brock University
 

Economic crises and demographic disasters: How labour market liberalisation widened gender gaps in in life expectancy in Russia
   Presented by: Katerina Koka, Brock University
   Discussant: Sandrine Koissy-Kpein, CEPS/INSTEAD
  

Session 181: Table ronde CSLS Panel: Policies to Improve Canada's Productivity Performance / Les Politiques pouvant améliorer la productivité canadienne - R. Gagne (HEC); A. Nakamura (U. Alberta); C. Riddell (UBC); A. Sharpe(CSLS);M.Estevao(IMF)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O3, H0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: 413
  

Session 182: MESA 1: A panel on the Survey of Low Income Students L-SLIS/Table ronde sur l'enquête longitudinale sur les étudiants à faible revenu

Session Organizer: Anne Motte, Université de Montréal
Session Chair: Anne Motte, Université de Montréal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I2
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 317
 

A panel on the Survey of Low Income Students L-SLIS
JEL codes: I21;I28
   Presented by: Anne Motte, Université de Montréal
   Discussant: Michael Veall, McMaster University
  

Session 183: Statistics Canada and Industry Canada / Statistique Canada et Industrie Canada - Productivity Research: A Micro Perspective / Recherche sur la productivité : une perspective micro

Session Organizer: Jianmin Tang, Industry Canada
Session Chair: Annette Ryan, Industry Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 305
 

Entrepreneurship, Entry to New Markets and Productivity Growth: Do new international markets matter more than new domestic markets?
JEL codes: D2, F1, L2
   Presented by: Beiling Yan, Statistics Canada
   Discussant: Loretta Fung, National Tsing Hua University
 

Industry Mix, Plant Turnover and Productivity Growth: A Case Study of the Electronic and Electrical Product Manufacturing Industry
   Presented by: Kelvin Chan, Industry Canada
   Discussant: Kim Huynh, Indiana University
 

Product market competition and the heterogeneity of firm productivity performance in Canada’s manufacturing industry
   Presented by: Jay Dixon, Industry Canada
   Discussant: Zhiqi Chen, Carleton University
  

Session 184: Discours d'ouverture CDESG Keynote Talk : Albert Berry (U of Toronto)

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Dane Rowlands, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 413
  

Session 185: CESG 7: Macroeconometrics / Macro-économétrie

Session Organizer: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: Jean-Francois Lamarche, Brock University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 302
 

Estimation of a nonlinear Taylor rule using real-time US data
JEL codes: C22, C12, E58
   Presented by: Jean-Francois Lamarche, Brock University
 

Semi-Structural Models for Inflation Forecasting
   Presented by: Fabio Rumler, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
 

Bias Due to Sourcing Substitutions: Can It Be Measured?
   Presented by: Alice Nakamura, ALBERTA UNIV
  

Session 186: CNEH 5 - Health, Wealth and Institutions / Santé, richesse et institutions

Session Organizer: Frank Lewis, Queen's University
Session Chair: Cherie Metcalf, Queen's University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: N0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 419
 

Age, Wealth, and Portfolio Composition: A Quantile Regression Approach
[slides]
JEL codes: N,H
   Presented by: Livio Di Matteo, Lakehead University
   Discussant: Kris Inwood, University of Guelph
 

The Evolution of Credit Institutions in Colonial India
   Presented by: Anirban Mukherjee, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Richard Sicotte, University of Vermont
 

Chains of Evidence: Lessons from the Smallpox Epidemic in the Hudson Bay Region, 1781-82
   Presented by: Frank Lewis, Queen's University
   Discussant: Cherie Metcalf, Queen's University
  

Session 187: International economics 8: anti-dumping and tariff issues / Économie internationale 8 : questions par rapport à l'antidumping et à la protection

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Piyush Chandra, Colgate University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F1
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 505
 

Tariff Evasion Under Free Trade Agreement: Empirical Evidence From NAFTA
JEL codes: F13, H26
   Presented by: Andrey Stoyanov, York University
   Discussant: Wanling Huang, Concordia University
 

A GMM Study of the Effect of NAFTA on Quebec Manufacturing Industries
   Presented by: Wanling Huang, Concordia University
   Discussant: Piyush Chandra, Colgate University
 

Anti-dumping Duties and its Impact on Exporters: Firm Level Evidence from China
   Presented by: Piyush Chandra, Colgate University
   Discussant: Andrey Stoyanov, York University
  

Session 188: CWEN 8: Women's Time and Labour Supply / Temps et offre de travail chez les femmes

Session Organizer: Joanne Roberts, University of Calgary
Session Chair: Janice Compton, University of Manitoba
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 308
 

The Collective Marriage Matching Model: Identification, Estimation and Testing
JEL codes: J12,J13
   Presented by: Eugene Choo, University of Calgary
   Discussant: Sonia Laszlo, McGill University
 

Your time or mine: who spends time with the kid(s)?
   Presented by: Linda Welling, University of Victoria
   Discussant: Adian McFarlane, University of Manitoba
 

Family Proximity and Women's Labor Force Attachment
   Presented by: Janice Compton, University of Manitoba
   Discussant: Sarah A. MacPhee, Dalhousie University
  

Session 189: Contracts/Network / Contrats et réseaux

Session Organizer: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session Chair: Alan Chan, Atlantic Baptist University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 421
 

Network Analysis and Canada's Large Value Transfer System
JEL codes: D85,G10
   Presented by: Tom Roberts, Bank of Canada
 

The Importance of Mixed Incentive Contracts in Partnerships
   Presented by: Kevin Siqueira, University of Texas at Dallas
 

Information Acquisition Cost, Contractual Designs and Choice of Damages
   Presented by: Alan Chan, Atlantic Baptist University
  

Session 190: Apprenticeships and Training / Stages et formation

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: (James) Ted McDonald, university of new brunswick
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 506
 

The incidence of apprenticeship training in Canada: The Role of Family Background and Immigrant Status
JEL codes: J24, J44, J61
   Presented by: (James) Ted McDonald, university of new brunswick
   Discussant: Serge Nadeau, University of Ottawa
 

The Persistence Behaviour of Registered Apprentices: Who Continues, Quits, or Completes Programs?
   Presented by: Christine Laporte, Statistique Canada
   Discussant: Philippe Belley, The University of Western Ontario
 

Short-Term Training Programs for Immigrants: Do Effects Differ from Natives and Why?
   Presented by: Thomas Walter, ZEW Centre for European EconomicResearch
   Discussant: Li Xue, Citizenship and Immigration Canada
 

The Relationship between Further Training and Job Satisfaction
   Presented by: Claudia Burgard, Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS) and RWI Essen, Germany
   Discussant: Kelly Foley, Copenhagen Business School
  

Session 191: IO: Markets for Information / Organisation industrielle : les marchés de l'information

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Zhongmin Wang, Northeastern University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 309
 

Anonymity, Social Image, and the Competition for Volunteers: A Case Study of the Online market for reviews
JEL codes: H41, L15. L84
   Presented by: Zhongmin Wang, Northeastern University
 

Credence Goods, Experts and Risk Aversion
   Presented by: Olivier Bonroy, INRA
 

Does Asymmetric Information Affect the Premium in Mergers and Acquisitions?
   Presented by: Georges Dionne, HEC Montreal
   Discussant: Jason Allen, Bank of Canada
  

Session 192: Leverage and Banking Regulation / Effet de levier et réglementation bancaire

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Evren Damar, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 409
 

Financial Intermediation and Leverage
JEL codes: G24, G28, G32
   Presented by: Afrasiab Mirza, Queen's University
 

The Welfare Cost of Banking Regulation
   Presented by: Fulbert TCHANA TCHANA, Ministère des Finances
 

How Does Bank Leverage Respond to Financial Shocks and Regulatory Changes? Evidence from Canada
   Presented by: Evren Damar, Bank of Canada
  

Session 193: Environment 3: Non-market Services / Environnement 3 : services non transigés sur les marchés

Session Organizer: Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
Session Chair: Elizabeth A. Wilman, University of Calgary
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q5
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 313
 

A Canadian price discovery study using a uniform price auction for conservation easements
JEL codes: D44 Q21 Q24 Q57
   Presented by: Elizabeth Troutt,
   Discussant: Rafat Alam, Grant MacEwan University
 

Left Wing – Right Wing: Who Cares More About The Environment? Political Affiliation And Willingness To Pay For Public Versus Private Provision
[slides]
   Presented by: Diane Dupont, Brock University
   Discussant: Johannus Janmaat, University of British Columbia Okanagan
 

How effective are the biodiversity conservation tools?
   Presented by: Rafat Alam, Grant MacEwan University
   Discussant: Elizabeth A. Wilman, University of Calgary
  

Session 194: CMSG 8: Macro and Labour / Macroéconomie et travail

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Stephane Pallage, UQAM
Session type: contributed
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: 405
 

Joint Determination of Product and Labor Market Policies in a Model of Rent Creation and Division.
JEL codes: D72,E24,J65,L26
   Presented by: Alain Delacroix, UQAM
 

Unemployment Insurance and Home Production
   Presented by: Temel Taskin, University of Rochester
 

Child Labor and Aggregate Fluctuations
   Presented by: Stephane Pallage, UQAM
  

Session 195: State of the Art Lecture: Richard Blundell (University College, London) Empirical Evidence and Tax Reform: Lessons from the Mirrlees Review/Évidence empirique et réforme fiscale : des leçons du rapport Mirrlees. Introduction: J-M Dufour (McGill)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: David Green, University of British Columbia
Session type: invited
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 196: Conférence J.K. Galbraith lecture, John Loxley (U. of Manitoba)

Session Organizer: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: S. des Grands
  

Session 197: Presidential Address / Discour présidentiel: James Brander (UBC), Innovation in Retrospect and Prospect / L'innovation : rétrospective et prospectives. Introduction: Ralph Winter (UBC)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session type: invited
Date: May 29, 2010
Time: 18:15 - 19:30
Location: Chapelle
  

Session 198: MESA 2: Access to PSE/Accès aux études postsecondaires

Session Organizer: Anne Motte, Université de Montréal
Session Chair: Alex Usher,
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I2
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 317
 

Sibsize and Birthorder: Post-Secondary Access and Labour Market Outcomes
JEL codes: I2; J1
   Presented by: Arthur Sweetman, Queen's University
   Discussant: Ping Ching Winnie Chan, Statistics Canada
 

Career Goals in High School: Do Students Know What it Takes to Reach Them, and Does it Matter?
   Presented by: Marc Frenette, Statistics Canada
   Discussant: Felice Martinello, Brock University
 

Why do so Many Immigrants and their Children Attend University? Some (More) Evidence for Canada
   Presented by: Richard E. Mueller, University of Lethbridge
   Discussant: Christopher Worswick, Carleton University
  

Session 199: CESG 8: Empirical Analysis of Canadian Economy / Analyses empirique de l'économie canadienne

Session Organizer: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: Eric Ng, Industry Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0,E0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 302
 

Predicting Canadian Recessions Using Dynamic Probit Modeling Approaches
JEL codes: C22, E32, E37
   Presented by: Eric Ng, Industry Canada
 

Do Peers Affect Student Achievement ? Evidence from Canada Using Group Size Variation
   Presented by: Vincent Boucher, U. Montreal
 

Low Income Dynamics and Determinants under Different Thresholds: New Findings for Canada in 2000 and Beyond
   Presented by: Kuan Xu, Dalhousie University
  

Session 200: Short presentations sessions: Public economics / Présentations courtes : économie publique

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: James Davies,
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 402
 

Private Sector Respons to Public Capital Formation: An Impulse Response Analysis
JEL codes: H54, E22, E62
   Presented by: Belayet Hossain, Thompson Rivers Universityi
 

Who is Really Paying for Your Parking Space? Estimating the Marginal Implicit Value of Off-Street Parking Spaces for Condominiums in Central Edmonton, Canada
[slides]
   Presented by: Owen Jung, Industry Canada
 

Did welfare reform in the US induce a race to the bottom in cash assistance to the poor? Evidence using states’ welfare expenditures from 1997-2006
   Presented by: Luz Saavedra, University of St. Thomas
 

THE IMPLICATIONS OF HUMAN CAPITAL MOBILITY ON PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SKILL INVESTMENTS
   Presented by: Rizwana Alamgir-Arif, University of Ottawa
 

Human development efficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa
   Presented by: Élisée Miningou, Université de Sherbrooke
  

Session 201: Short presentation session: Theory / Présentations courtes : théorie

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: James Brander, University of British Columbia
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 409
 

Cheap talk as social coordination: theory and experimental design
JEL codes: D03 C92 D3 D64
   Presented by: Eli Spiegelman, UQAM
 

Multiple self-enforcing contracts
   Presented by: Patrick de Lamirande, Cape Breton University
 

Strategy Framing in the One-Shot Prisoner’s Dilemma Game
   Presented by: Robert Moir, UNBSJ
 

Overlapping Coalitions, Bargaining and Networks
   Presented by: Messan Agbaglah, Universite de Montreal
 

Economic Foundation of Dictatorship in Resource Exporting Countries
   Presented by: Samer ATALLAH, McGill University
  

Session 202: International Economics 1: Trade theory and policies / Économie internationale 1 : théorie et politiques commerciales

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Kenji Fujiwara, Kwansei Gakuin University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F10
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 506
 

Cross-Sector Spillover Effects of Trade Liberalization
JEL codes: F12, F13
   Presented by: Aleksandr Vashchilko, KIMEP
   Discussant: Kenji Fujiwara, Kwansei Gakuin University
 

Preferential Trade Agreements, Technology Adoption and the Speed of Attaining Free Trade
   Presented by: Hiroshi Mukunoki, Gakushuin University
   Discussant: Aleksandr Vashchilko, KIMEP
 

Optimal Tariffs on Exhaustible Resources: A Leader-Follower Model
   Presented by: Kenji Fujiwara, Kwansei Gakuin University
   Discussant: Hiroshi Mukunoki, Gakushuin University
  

Session 203: International economics 9: migration, border, and spatial issues in trade / Économie internationale 9 : questions reliées à la migration, aux frontières et aux aspect spatiaux en commerce

Session Organizer: Ngo Long, McGill University
Session Chair: Andreas Waldkirch, Colby College
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F1
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 505
 

Trade and Migration: a U-Shaped Transition in Eastern Europe
JEL codes: F12 F16 R12
   Presented by: Adolfo Cristobal-Campoamor, ISET
   Discussant: Andreas Waldkirch, Colby College
 

Tear Down this Wall: On the Persistence of Borders in Trade
   Presented by: Volker Nitsch, Darmstadt University of Technology
   Discussant: Adolfo Cristobal-Campoamor, ISET
 

Spatial Effects of Foreign Direct Investment in US States
   Presented by: Andreas Waldkirch, Colby College
   Discussant: Volker Nitsch, Darmstadt University of Technology
  

Session 204: Economics and Religion / Économie et religion

Session Organizer: Mukesh Eswaran, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: Mukesh Eswaran, University of British Columbia
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Z9
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 503
 

Competition between Exclusive Faiths: Why the Jews Ceased Proselytizing
[slides]
JEL codes: D71, Z12
   Presented by: Mario Ferrero, University of Western Ontario and King's
   Discussant: Mukesh Eswaran, University of British Columbia
 

Government Grants and Church Charitable Spending
   Presented by: Jonathan Rosborough, St. Francis Xavier University
   Discussant: Mario Ferrero, University of Western Ontario and King's
 

Competition and Performance in the Marketplace for Religion: A Theoretical Perspective
   Presented by: Mukesh Eswaran, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Jonathan Rosborough, St. Francis Xavier University
  

Session 205: CPEG - Topics in Public Economics / Sujets en économie publique

Session Organizer: Arnaud Dellis, Universite Laval
Session Chair: Max Blouin, UQAM
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 504
 

Does compulsory volunteering affect subsequent behaviour?:Evidence from a natural experiment in Canada
JEL codes: H44
   Presented by: Wei Yang, McMaster University
 

Equilibrium Climate Change Policy: Abatement vs. Defensive Action and International Cooperation to Reduce Global Warming
   Presented by: Martin Farnham, University of Victoria
 

Peacekeeping: A Strategic Approach
   Presented by: Max Blouin, UQAM
  

Session 206: Returns to Education and Experience / Rendements à l'éducation et à l'expérience

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 404
 

Are We Spending Too Many Years in School? Causal Evidence of the Impact of Shortening Secondary School Duration
JEL codes: I21, J18, C21
   Presented by: Stephan Thomsen, University Magdeburg
   Discussant: Benjamin Sand, University of British Columbia
 

The evolution of earnings returns to education in Canada, 1981 to 2001: Empirical evidence from the Census
   Presented by: Zhengxi Lin,
   Discussant: Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia
 

What happened to earnings returns to experience in Canada over the last 20 years?
   Presented by: JUN CHEN, HRSDC
   Discussant: David Green, University of British Columbia
  

Session 207: Land and Urban policy / La terre et les politiques d'urbanisme

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Elena Prager, York University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: R0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 507
 

A Simple Positive Theory of Government’s Land Policy
[slides]
JEL codes: R13, R14
   Presented by: Francis Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Discussant: Yao Tang, Bowdoin College
 

The Propiska System as a Constraint on Capital City Size in Soviet Russia
   Presented by: Elena Prager, York University
   Discussant: Victor Couture, University of Toronto
 

Land Use Regulation and the US Housing Cycle Between 2000 and 2009
   Presented by: Yao Tang, Bowdoin College
   Discussant: Nick Falvo, Carleton University
 

A mechanism for knowledge transfers in cities
   Presented by: Victor Couture, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Francis Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  

Session 208: Mathematical Economics / Économie mathématique

Session Organizer: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C7
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 419
  

Session 209: Investments in Children / L'investissement dans le enfants

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Andriana Bellou, universite de montreal
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 314
 

Funding special education: incentives and outcomes in British Columbia
JEL codes: I12, I21
   Presented by: Ross Hickey, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Sébastien LaRochelle-Côté, Statistics Canada
 

Son Preference, Gender Differentials in Child Labor, and Efficiency
   Presented by: Alok Kumar, University of Victoria
   Discussant: Andriana Bellou, universite de montreal
 

Education Investment and Fertility
   Presented by: Atsushi Miyake, Kobe Gakuin University
   Discussant: Chris Bidner,
 

Reinvestigating Who Benefits and Who Loses from Universal Childcare in Canada
   Presented by: Steven Lehrer, Queen's University and NBER
   Discussant: Habiba Djebbari, Laval University
  

Session 210: IO: Dynamic Pricing Models / Organisation industrielle : modèles dynamiques de la fixation des prix

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Piin-hueih Chiang, University of Texas at Austin
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 305
 

Waterfall versus Sprinkler Product Launch Strategy: Influencing the Herd
[slides]
JEL codes: D82,D83,L12
   Presented by: Manaswini Bhalla, The Pennsylvania State University/Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
   Discussant: Ivan Ledezma, Université Paris-Dauphine
 

The Determinants of Collusion under Exogenous Demand Fluctuations
   Presented by: Erik Pot, Maastricht University
   Discussant: Leonardo Basso, Universidad de Chile
 

Timing Entry of One-way Essential Complements: The Real Options Approach
   Presented by: Piin-hueih Chiang, University of Texas at Austin
   Discussant: Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
  

Session 211: Migration, Immigration and Assimilation / Migration, immigration et assimilation

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Lihui Zhang, University of Regina
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 313
 

Workers Without Borders? Culture, Migration and Political Limits to Globalization
JEL codes: D72, F22, J61
   Presented by: Sumon Majumdar, Queen's University
   Discussant: Patrizio Piraino, Statistics Canada
 

Neighborhood Effects on Labor Market Outcomes of First- and Second-Generation Migrants in Germany
   Presented by: Regina Flake, Ruhr Graduate School in Economics, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
   Discussant: Lihui Zhang, University of Regina
 

The Influence of Education on Individual Mobility: Considering East-West Migration in Germany
   Presented by: Silvia Melzer, Institute for Employment Research
   Discussant: Regina Flake, Ruhr Graduate School in Economics, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
  

Session 212: Empirical Finance I / Finance empirique I

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Lari Viianto, Universidad de Guanajuato.
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 308
 

Macroeconomic News Index: Assessing the Impact of Broader Measures of Macroeconomic News on Financial Markets
JEL codes: C22; C45; G14;
   Presented by: Ivan Medovikov, University of Western Ontario
 

Les institutions comme déterminants de la structure financière des entreprises
   Presented by: Hanene HENCHIRI, Faculté de Droit d'Economie et d Gestion
 

RUNUP OF ACQUIRER STOCK IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ACQUISITIONS
   Presented by: Dan Li, York University
 

Effects of loan loss provisions on growth in bank lending : some international comparisons
   Presented by: Vincent Bouvatier, Université de Paris Ouest - Nanterre La Défense
  

Session 213: Health and Health Care II / Santé et soins de santé II

Session Organizer: Erin Strumpf, McGill University
Session Chair: Luc Bissonnette, Tilburg University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I1
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 315
 

A Multilevel Analysis of Price Dynamics for a Selected Cohort of Drugs
[slides]
JEL codes: C23,I11,I18,L11
   Presented by: Zhe (Jerry) Ren, Dalhousie University
 

Physician Payment and Medical Malpractice Mechanisms
   Presented by: Koffi Kpelitse, HEC Montréal
 

Individual Survival Curves Combining Subjective and Actual Mortality Risks
   Presented by: Luc Bissonnette, Tilburg University
 

Growing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to Health Care: 2000-2007
   Presented by: Elham Mahmoudi, Wayne State University - Institute of Ge
  

Session 214: CREE 3: Property Rights and Social Norms / Droits de propriété et normes sociales

Session Organizer: Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
Session Chair: Joel Bruneau, University of Saskatchewan
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q5
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 323
 

Endogenous Social Norms, Regulations and Compliance in Public Goods
JEL codes: H41, D0
   Presented by: Linda Nøstbakken, University of Alberta
   Discussant: Cherie Metcalf, Queen's University
 

Measuring the Impact of Judicial Adjustments to Property Rights: Resource Industries and Aboriginal Rights in Canada
   Presented by: Cherie Metcalf, Queen's University
   Discussant: Alexandre Croutzet, UQAM
 

The Design of Property Rights in Presence of Externality and Market Power
   Presented by: Alexandre Croutzet, UQAM
   Discussant: Joel Bruneau, University of Saskatchewan
  

Session 215: Environment 4: Climate Policy / Environnement 4 : Politiques en matière du climat

Session Organizer: Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
Session Chair: Donald Dewees, University of Toronto
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q5
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 421
 

Mitigation + Adaptation: What is the optimal climate change policy mix?
JEL codes: Q54
   Presented by: Werner Antweiler, University of British Columbia
   Discussant: Andrei Bazhanov, Queen's University
 

The Economics of Hydro and Wind Power in a Carbon Constrained World
   Presented by: Hui Zhu, University of Calgary
   Discussant: Itziar Lazkano, University of Calgary
 

Geoengineering and Catastrophic Climate Change
   Presented by: Juan B. Moreno-Cruz, University of Calgary
   Discussant: Jose Tapia Granados, University of Michigan
  

Session 216: International Macro / Macroéconomie internationale

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Sharif Khan, Queen's University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F3
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 413
 

Imperfect Asset Substitution in a Small Open Economy Model
JEL codes: E52
   Presented by: José Dorich, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Rosmy Jean Louis, Vancouver Island University
 

Business Cycles synchronicity and Income Levels: Is there a single world business cycle?
[slides]
   Presented by: Rosmy Jean Louis, Vancouver Island University
   Discussant: José Dorich, Bank of Canada
 

A Two-Sector International Real Business Cycles Model with Investment-Specific Technology Shocks
   Presented by: Sharif Khan, Queen's University
   Discussant: Hashmat Khan, Carleton University
  

Session 217: Macro: Crisis and Recovery / Macroéconomie : crise et relance

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Thomas Davidoff, University of British Columbia
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 414
 

Supply Elasticity and the Housing Cycle of the 2000s: What Should Economists Have Known and When Should They Have Known It?
JEL codes: R31, R21, G12
   Presented by: Thomas Davidoff, University of British Columbia
 

NAFTA and the 2008 financial crisis: Transmission through trade linkages
   Presented by: Jacob Wibe, University of Western Ontario
 

Is Economic Recovery a Myth? Robust Estimation of Impulse Responses
   Presented by: Nikolay Zubanov, University of Tilburg
  

Session 218: Banking I / Système bancaire I

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Hajime Tomura, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 415
 

Counterfeit Quality and Verification in a Monetary Exchange
JEL codes: E40, E58
   Presented by: Enchuan Shao, Bank of Canada
 

Liquidity and Bank Capital Requirements
   Presented by: Hajime Tomura, Bank of Canada
 

Bank Competition and Degree of Liquidity Risk
   Presented by: Taweewan Sidthidet, McGill University
  

Session 219: CETC 5: Contracts/Mechanism Design / Contrats et conception des mécanismes

Session Organizer: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session Chair: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: D0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 423
 

Subgame-Perfect Implementation under Value Perturbations and the Hold-Up Problem
JEL codes: C79, D82
   Presented by: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
 

Reputation Dynamic in Credit Markets
   Presented by: Dmitry Shapiro, University of North Carolina
   Discussant: Licun Xue, McGill University
 

Optimal Shirking in Teams
   Presented by: Tadashi Sekiguchi, Kyoto University
   Discussant: Dmitry Shapiro, University of North Carolina
  

Session 220: State of the Art Lecture / Conférence État des connaissances: Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern U): Fiscal Multipliers/Multiplicateurs fiscaux. Introduction: Steve Ambler (UQAM)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Steven Ambler, UQAM
Session type: invited
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Café Théatre
  

Session 221: Issues in trade and financial integration / Questions sur le commerce et l'intégration financière

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: Frances Woolley, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: F1
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 405
 

Credit Constraint and Global Sourcing
JEL codes: F10, F14, G20
   Presented by: Leilei Shen, University of Toronto
 

Distributional Effects of Trade Reform in India
   Presented by: Sourabh Paul, University of British Columbia
 

Gains from Trade, Agricultural Trade, and the "Food Problem"
   Presented by: Kai Xu, The University of Western Ontario
 

Intégration financière et prime de risque de change des PECO : une évaluation à partir du MEDAFI
   Presented by: Salem Boubakri, Université paris Ouest La Défense
  

Session 222: Issues in macroeconomics / Questions en macroéconomie

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: Nikolay Gospodinov, Concordia University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 408
 

Fiducial Distribution Confidence Intervals for Threshold Models with an Application to Credit Market Crises
   Presented by: Luiggi Donayre, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Medical and Longevity Insurance: Correlated Risks under Imperfect Information in Incomplete Markets
   Presented by: Louise Lavoie, Université du Québec à Montréal
 

A Structural Model of Tax Progressivity and Self-Employment
   Presented by: Jean-Francois Wen, University of Calgary
  

Session 223: CSLS: New Measures of Well-Being for Canada / Nouvelles mesures du bien-être canadien

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Hans Messinger, Economic Consultant
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I3
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 309
 

Good Life Time (GLT): A New Framework and Index for Measuring Social Progress
JEL codes: I3
   Presented by: Michael Wolfson, University of Ottawa and Statistics Canada
 

Estimates of the Levy Institute Measure of Well-Being for Canada (LIMEW)
   Presented by: Alex Murray, CSLS
   Discussant: Michael Veall, McMaster University
 

New Estimates of the Index of Economic Well-being for Canada and the Provinces, 1981-2009
   Presented by: Andrew Sharpe, Centre for the Study of Living Standards
   Discussant: Doug May, Memorial University
  

Session 224: Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada - Financial Stability Issues / Questions reliées à la stabilité financière

Session Organizer: Denise Côté, Bank of Canada
Session Chair: Denise Côté, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 423
 

Regulatory Constraints on Bank Leverage: Issues and Lessons from the Canadian Experience
[slides]
JEL codes: G01, G28, G21
   Presented by: Etienne Bordeleau, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Benoit Perron, Universite de Montreal
 

Macroprudential regulation and systemic capital
   Presented by: celine gauthier, bank of Canada
   Discussant: Georges Dionne, HEC Montreal
 

Simulations du ratio du service de la dette des consommateurs en utilisant des données micro
   Presented by: Ramdane Djoudad, Bank of Canada
   Discussant: Mario Seccareccia,
  

Session 225: MESA 3: Financial Aid, Background and Persistence/ Aide financière, antécédents et persévérance

Session Organizer: Anne Motte, Université de Montréal
Session Chair: Arthur Sweetman, Queen's University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: I2
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 317
 

Willingness to Borrow: Using Lab Experiments to Examine Loan Aversion Among Canadian High School Students
JEL codes: I22
   Presented by: Jean-Pierre Voyer, Social Research and Demonstration Corp.
   Discussant: Kelly Foley, Copenhagen Business School
 

Access to Post-Secondary Education and Family Background: The Early Childhood Years
   Presented by: Ross Finnie, University of Ottawa
   Discussant: Arthur Sweetman, Queen's University
 

Student persistence and satisfaction with university services in Canada
   Presented by: Felice Martinello, Brock University
   Discussant: Colin Busby, C.D. Howe Institute
  

Session 226: CDESG 6: Latin America / Amérique latine

Session Organizer: Franque Grimard, McGill University
Session Chair: Luc Savard, Université de Sherboorke
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: O1,R0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 315
 

DYNAMICS OF POVERTY, LABOR MARKET AND PUBLIC POLICIES IN LATIN AMERICA
   Presented by: Ana Laura Fernandez, Universidad Nacional de Gral. Sarmiento
   Discussant: Anyck Dauphin, Université du Québec en Outaouais
 

Impact of property rights on poor households' investment decisions: a treatment evaluation of a titling programme in Peru
   Presented by: Oswaldo Molina, University of Oxford
   Discussant: David Jacho-Chavez, Indiana University
 

Reallocation, Productivity, and the Ecuadorian Economic Crisis: Evidence from Firm-Level Data
   Presented by: David Jacho-Chavez, Indiana University
   Discussant: Oswaldo Molina, University of Oxford
  

Session 227: CESG 9: Short Presentation Session / Séance de présentations courtes

Session Organizer: Shinichi Sakata, University of British Columbia
Session Chair: Krishna Kadiyala, Algoma University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 302
 

Sticky Hierarchical Dirichlet Process Model with Application to Economic Time Series
JEL codes: C11; C14; C53
   Presented by: Yong Song, University of Toronto
 

Macroeconomic Factors and the Cross Section of Commodity Returns
   Presented by: Hua (Helen) Shang, concordia university
 

Threshold GARCH model: Theory and Application
   Presented by: Jing Wu, University of Western Ontario
 

A Consistent Test for Infinite Order Stochastic Dominance
   Presented by: Rami Tabri, McGill Univeristy
 

Empirical Performance of Efficient Monte Carlo Simulation Strategies for Option Pricing in Incomplete Market
   Presented by: Zhibo Jia, University of Western Ontario
  

Session 228: CEANA: Macroeconomics and Finance / Finance et macroéconomie

Session Organizer: Andrew Ching, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Fuchun Li, Bank of Canada
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 503
 

The Impact of Personal Bankruptcy on Entrepreneurship
JEL codes: L26
   Presented by: George Jia, University of Western Ontario
 

Delayed Output Response to Technology Shocks in a Monetary Search Model
   Presented by: Ling Sun, University of Toronto
 

Identifying Asymmetric Comovements of International Stock Market Returns
   Presented by: Fuchun Li, Bank of Canada
  

Session 229: Issues in IO and finance / Questions en organisation industrielle et finance

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: William Pouliot, University of Liverpool
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 421
 

Reputation and Endogenous Membership in a Mixed Duopsony
JEL codes: D, L
   Presented by: GBOWAN DJEGNENE, UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL
   Discussant: Zhen He, University of Alberta
 

A Spatial Analysis of Tenants in Planned Regional Shopping Centers
   Presented by: Zhen He, University of Alberta
  

Session 230: Academic and Professional Labour Markets / Les marchés d'emploi académique et professionnel

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Frances Woolley, Carleton University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 506
 

Does hotness pay? The relationship between physical attractiveness, productivity and earnings for Ontario economics professors.
JEL codes: j3, j4
   Presented by: Frances Woolley, Carleton University
   Discussant: Kim Lehrer, University of Oxford
 

Career Dynamics of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers
   Presented by: Natalia Mishagina, Analysis Group
   Discussant: Ping Ching Winnie Chan, Statistics Canada
 

Why tenure?
   Presented by: Bruce Cater, Trent University
   Discussant: Jonathan Smith, Boston University
  

Session 231: National policy issues / Questions reliées aux politiques nationales

Session Organizer: John Galbraith, McGill University
Session Chair: Stephen Tapp, Parliamentary Budget Office
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 504
 

Has Canada Caught Dutch Disease?
   Presented by: Mohammad Shakeri, University of Saskatchewan
  

Session 232: Coalitions/Social Interactions / Coalitions/Interactions sociales

Session Organizer: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
Session Chair: Licun Xue, McGill University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: C7
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 507
 

Bidding and Choice of a Public Project
JEL codes: D0
   Presented by: Licun Xue, McGill University
   Discussant: Onur Ozgur, University of Montreal
 

Dynamic Social Interactions: Identification and Characterization
   Presented by: Onur Ozgur, University of Montreal
   Discussant: Takashi Kunimoto, McGill University
  

Session 233: IO: Energy / Organisation industrielle : énergie

Session Organizer: Maxim Sinitsyn, McGill University
Session Chair: Donald Dewees, University of Toronto
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: L0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 308
 

Condominium Electricity Sub-metering Effects
JEL codes: L94, L97, L51
   Presented by: Donald Dewees, University of Toronto
   Discussant: Joseph I. Daniel, University of Delaware
 

Energy Efficiency: Efficiency or Monopsony?
   Presented by: Timothy Brennan, University of Maryland Baltimore County
   Discussant: Jean-Etienne de Bettignies, Queen's University
  

Session 234: Working Time / Temps de travail

Session Organizer: Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Session Chair: Ke(Kelly) Chen, Dalhousie University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: J0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 313
 

Vacation Leave and Relations to Work Hours and Wages in Canadian Establishments
   Presented by: Ali Fakih, HEC Montréal
   Discussant: Coralia Quintero-Rojas, Universidad de Guanajuato
 

Hours worked: Explaining the cross-country differences through the effects of tax/benefit systems on the employment rate
   Presented by: Coralia Quintero-Rojas, Universidad de Guanajuato
   Discussant: Ali Fakih, HEC Montréal
  

Session 235: Empirical Finance II / Finance empirique II

Session Organizer: Taoufik Bouezmarni, McGill University
Session Chair: Yonggan Zhao, Dalhousie University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: G0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 419
 

Performance of Commercial Banks in China: Does Ownership Matter?
JEL codes: G21, G28, G34
   Presented by: Steven Shuye Wang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 

Expansion and exposure of Canadian banks abroad
   Presented by: Hugues Létourneau, The North-South Institute
 

CHANGES IN CAPITAL AND RISK: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF EUROPEAN BANKS
   Presented by: Amine Tarazi, University of Limoges, France
  

Session 236: CREE 4: Energy Security and Pollution Havens / Sécurité en matière d'énergie et abris pour les pollueurs

Session Organizer: Andrew Leach, University of Alberta
Session Chair: Diane Dupont, Brock University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q3
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 323
 

Financial markets instability and pollution
JEL codes: Q53; Q56
   Presented by: Patrick Richard, Université de Sherbrooke
   Discussant: Robert Weiner, George Washington University
 

Economic Nationalism and the Quest for Energy Security: (How) Does Government Policy Affect Firm Behavior?
   Presented by: Robert Weiner, George Washington University
   Discussant: Ivan Medovikov, University of Western Ontario
 

Transboundary movements of waste
   Presented by: Sophie Bernard, University of Ottawa
   Discussant: Ida Ferrara, York University
  

Session 237: Canadian Macro Analysis / Analyse macroéconomique du Canada

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Maxym Chaban, University of Saskatchewan
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 413
 

Nowcasting Provincial GDP Using High-Frequency Data
JEL codes: C52 C53 E17 E37
   Presented by: Michael Dolega, Bank of Canada
 

Determinants of the Real Exchange Rate in a Small Open Economy: Evidence from Canada
   Presented by: Amir Kia, Utah Valley University
 

Effect of Canadian Monetary Policy on Provincial Income Growth
   Presented by: Benjamin Kusi-Sekyere, Mount Royal University
 

Performance of Inflation Targeting across Canadian Provinces
   Presented by: Maxym Chaban, University of Saskatchewan
  

Session 238: Banking II / Système bancaire II

Session Organizer: Michelle Alexopoulos, University of Toronto
Session Chair: Eric Kam, Ryerson University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 415
 

The Impact of Bank Regulation on the Transmission of Shocks
JEL codes: E44, E52, G21
   Presented by: Kevin Moran, Université Laval
 

Financial Frictions and Credit Spreads
   Presented by: Ke Pang, Wilfrid Laurier University
 

A Simple Theory of Banking and the Relationship between Commercial Banks and the Central Bank
   Presented by: Eric Kam, Ryerson University
  

Session 239: Short presentations session: Environment and Natural Resources / Présentations courtes : environnement et ressources naturelles

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: Alice Nakamura, ALBERTA UNIV
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: Q2,Q3
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 404
 

Opportunities and Reservations: Trading Water in the Okanagan
JEL codes: Q12, Q19, Q25
   Presented by: Johannus Janmaat, University of British Columbia Okanagan
 

Output Tax and Emission Tax in the Presence of Polluting and Non-polluting Goods
   Presented by: Ida Liu, University of Ottawa
 

Modeling the Choice of the Organizational Form in the European Bioethanol Industry
   Presented by: Monia Ferchichi, Polytechnic Institute LaSalle Beauvais
 

The Institutional Foundations of Economic Stagnation in Primary-Commodities’ Exporting Countries
[slides]
   Presented by: Sylvain Dessy, Universite Laval
 

An Amplification Mechanism in a Model of Energy
   Presented by: Anna Kormilitsina, Southern Methodist University
  

Session 240: Issues in Banking and Financial Stability / Questions sur le système bancaire et la stabilité financière

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: Michael Veall, McMaster University
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: E3
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 405
 

Leasing and Business Cycles
   Presented by: Na Zhang, The University of British Columbia
 

The Effect of Mergers and Acquisitions on Bank Holding Company Risk Taking
   Presented by: Lu Wang, University of Alberta
 

Leaky Lifeboats in Stormy Seas: How Financial Insurer Instability Can Survive and Thrive
   Presented by: Eric Stephens, University of Alberta
  

Session 241: Short presentations session: Applied microeconomics and public policy / Présentations courtes : microéconomie et politiques publiques

Session Organizer: Markus Poschke, McGill
Session Chair: Van Hai Nguyen, U. of Toronto
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0, D0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 409
 

Utilization of Maternal Health Services in Low Income countries
JEL codes: I1,I10,I12,I19
   Presented by: Harminder Guliani, University of Manitoba
 

Peer Effects and Fast Food Consumption
   Presented by: Myra Yazbeck, Universite Laval
 

Could China have achieved the same reduction in fertility rate using a voluntary rather than a coercive population control method?
   Presented by: Jun Zhao, University of Manitoba
 

Are Foster Children Made Better Off by Informal Fostering Arrangements?
   Presented by: Legrand Yémélé Kana, Université Laval
 

Help or Hindrance: Temporary Help Agencies and the United States Transitory Workforce
[slides]
   Presented by: Fraser Summerfield, University of Guelph
  

Session 242: Table ronde CSLS Panel: Striking the Balance Between Market Forces and State Intervention in Canadian Economic Policy - D. Green (UBC); Mel Watkins (university of Toronto; Jean-Yves Duclos (Universite Laval); J. Richards (SFU); R. Van Loon (CSLS)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session Chair: Andrew Sharpe, Centre for the Study of Living Standards
Session type: contributed
Session JEL code: H0
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 309
  

Session 243: Assemblée générale ACE/CEA General Meeting (refreshments provided / rafraîchissements servis)

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session type: invited
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Location: S. des Grands
  
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Disscussant

Session 244: Conseil exécutif ACE/CEA Executive Council Meeting II

Session Organizer: Victoria Zinde-Walsh, McGill University
Session type: invited
Date: May 30, 2010
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Location: S. des Grands
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Abdelkrim, AraarD40, P141, D167
2Acharya, Ram C.P130
3Agbaglah, MessanP201
4Airaudo, MarcoP59
5Aireen, NusratP67
6Akbari, AtherP33
7Akerlof, GeorgeP66
8Alam, RafatD193, P193
9Alamgir-Arif, RizwanaP200
10Alexeev, VitaliP62
11Alexopoulos, MichelleP130
12Allen, JasonC145, P145, D191
13Alvarez-Cuadrado, FranciscoC122, P122
14Ambler, StevenC220
15AmirKhalkhali, SalP21
16Anagnostopoulos, AlexisP50
17Annen, KurtC14, D14, D84, P159
18Antweiler, WernerD82, C174, P215
19Arbex, MarceloP89
20Arif, FaisalP149
21Ariizumi, HidekiP56, D67
22Arvin, MakP83
23Atalay, KadirP94
24ATALLAH, SamerP201
25Atewamba, CalvinP82
26Aydede, YigitP20, D47
27Aydin, FarukP163
28Ayough, BabakP62
29Échevin, DamienP56
30Bailliu, JeannineD109, C116, C134
31Bandara, RanjithD117, P117, D159
32Baragar, FletcherP13
33Barczyk, DanielP23, D51
34Barla, PhilippeP57
35Barnett, RussellD133
36Barnett, RichardD23, P51
37Barnette, JustinC60, P60
38Barrington-Leigh, ChristopherP114
39BAS, MariaP69
40Baskerville, PeterP121
41Bassetto, MarcoP134
42Basso, LeonardoP172, D210
43Battisti, MicheleP148
44Bayard, JustinC100, P100
45Bazhanov, AndreiP149, D215
46Beaudreau, BernardC78, D78, P78
47Beaudry, CatherineD100, C124, P124
48Bellemare, CharlesC29, P29
49Belley, PhilippeD143, P143, D190
50Bellou, AndrianaP170, C209, D209
51Beltran, Daniel O.C104, P104
52Bensalah, HendaP147
53Bernard, SophieD74, P236
54Berthou, AntoineD18, P18
55Berube, CharlesP100, D172
56Bhalla, ManaswiniP210
57Bibi, SamiD96, P96, D141
58Bidner, ChrisP170, D209
59Bilkic, NatasaP143
60Bissonnette, LucD81, C213, P213
61Blouin, MaxC205, P205
62Boadway, RobinC6
63Bobonis, GustavoP24
64Boff, Hugo PedroD124, P146
65Boileau, MartinP92
66Bonroy, OlivierD191, P191
67Boothby, DanielP120
68Bordeleau, EtienneP224
69Boskovic, BrankoC19, P19
70Bouaddi, MohammedD118, P118
71Boubakri, SalemP221
72Boucher, VincentP199
73BOURGAIN, ArnaudP173
74Bouvatier, VincentP212
75Brander, JamesC201
76Brennan, TimothyD145, P233
77Brett, CraigD96, P96
78Brouillette, DanyP72
79Brown, NatalyaC24, P24
80Bruneau, JoelC214, D214
81Brzozowski, MatthewP76
82Burgard, ClaudiaP190
83Burnside, CraigC153, P153
84Busby, ColinD225
85Cairns, Robert D.C23, D23, P23
86Campanale, ClaudioP154
87Caner, MehmetD118, P118
88Cao, ShutaoC51, D51, P51, D116
89Carlaw, KennethP132, P178
90Carrasco, MarineP41
91Carrillo, JulioP59
92Castro, RuiC130, P130
93Cater, BruceP230
94Côté, DeniseD177, C224
95CETTE, GilbertP109
96Chaban, MaxymC237, P237
97Chadha, NishantP84
98Chahrour, RyanD118, P118
99Champagne, JulienP60, D177
100Chan, AlanC189, P189
101Chan, Ping Ching WinnieP98, D198, D230
102Chan, KelvinP183
103Chandra, PiyushC187, D187, P187
104Chen, ZhiqiD183
105Chen, Ke(Kelly)P171, C234
106CHEN, JUNP206
107Cherniwchan, JevanP82, D161
108Chernomas, RobertP13
109Cheung, FrancisD207, P207
110Chiang, Piin-hueihD22, C210, P210
111Chichilnisky, GracielaP45
112Chiu, JonathanP27
113Choo, EugeneP188
114Chowdhury, MurshedD74, P136
115Coën, AlainP27
116Cockburn, JohnP40, C160
117Coe, PatrickD138
118Compton, RyanP84, C90
119Compton, JaniceD48, C188, P188
120Connolly Pray, MarieD56, P114
121Cortes, GuidoP49
122Couprie, HeleneD35, P103
123Couture, VictorD207, P207
124Cristobal-Campoamor, AdolfoD203, P203
125Croutzet, AlexandreD214, P214
126Crucini, MarioP105
127Cuecuecha, AlfredoP83
128Cuff, KatherineP126, D144
129Curry, PhilC119, P119
130Curtis, LoriC87, D87, P87, C167
131da Graca, TarcisioD124, P145
132Damar, EvrenC147, C192, P192
133Dammert, AnaD180
134Dan, IoanaP48, D123
135Daniel, Joseph I.C146, P146, D233
136Darku, AlexanderD165, P165
137Darvas, ZsoltC26, D26, P26
138Das, AnupamD25, P25
139Dauphin, AnyckP35, D226
140Davidoff, ThomasC217, P217
141Davies, JamesD76, C200
142de Bettignies, Jean-EtienneP145, D233
143de Carvalho Filho, IrineuP164
144de Lamirande, PatrickP201
145Delacroix, AlainP194
146Dellis, ArnaudC63
147Dessy, SylvainD84, P239
148Devlin, Rose AnneD42, P102
149Dewees, DonaldD146, C215, C233, P233
150Dhuey, ElizabethC16, D16, P16, D67
151Di Matteo, LivioD138, P186
152Diez de los Rios, AntonioP175
153Dimand, RobertP73
154Dimitropoulos, DimitriosP22, D233
155Ding, WeiliP7, D106, P106
156Dionne, GeorgesD145, P191, D224
157Dippel, ChristianD119, C159, D159, P159
158Dixon, JayP183
159Djebbari, HabibaP160, D209
160DJEGNENE, GBOWANP229
161Djoudad, RamdaneP224
162Dolega, MichaelP237
163Donayre, LuiggiD14, P222
164Dong, YingyingP126
165Dong, MeiC151, P151
166Dorich, JoséD216, P216
167Doumbouya, Sékou FalilP40, D160
168Drelichman, MauricioD73, P138
169Drolet, MarieC48, C168, P168
170Duclos, Jean-YvesC61
171Dunbar, GeoffreyD116, P177
172Dupont, DianeD30, P193, C236
173Dupuis, DavidC154, P154
174Dusha, EltonP140
175Dygalo, NatalyaD95, P123
176Ebertz, AlexanderD97, P97
177Edinger, HannesP97
178Emery, HerbertC98, D98, C138, D138
179Engineer, MerwanD48
180Essaji, AzimC67, D161
181Estevao, MarcelloP116
182Eswaran, MukeshC204, D204, P204
183Fakih, AliD234, P234
184Falvo, NickC13, P38, D207
185Fan, ZhaobinP33
186Farnham, MartinD30, P205
187Faruqui, UmarP154
188Farvaque, EtienneC129, P129
189Feir, DonnaP79
190Felbermayr, GabrielP88
191Ferchichi, MoniaP239
192Ferede, ErgeteP94
193Fernandez, Ana LauraD160, P226
194Ferrara, IdaP30, D236
195Ferrer, AnaC42, P42
196Ferrero, MarioD204, P204
197Filippiadis, EleftheriosD125, P125
198Finnie, RossD49, P120, C143, P225
199Fissuh, EyobP48
200Flake, ReginaD211, P211
201Flotho, StefanieP128
202Foley, KellyD142, P142, D167, D190, D225
203Fortin, PierreP93, C114
204Fortin, MyriamC123, P141
205Frazer, GarthD83, D131, P131
206Frenette, MarcP1, P198
207Friesen, JaneP37, D123
208Fujiwara, KenjiC202, D202, P202
209Fung, LorettaC70, D70, P70, D183
210Gabler, AlainD30, C176, P176
211Gagné, RobertC52, P52, D81
212Gagnon, Marie-HélèneC41, P41
213Galbraith, JohnC43, P43
214Galushko, ViktoriyaD174, P174
215Garapin, AlexisC103, P103
216Garon, Jean-DenisD119
217gauthier, celineP224
218Gervais, OlivierP133
219Ghosh, MadanmohanD149
220Gillezeau, RobD141, P169
221GIMET, CelineP58
222Gomez, RafaelC75, D75
223Goncalves, SilviaP137
224Gospodinov, NikolayC222
225Gray, RowenaD121, P164
226Green, DavidD42, C195, D206
227GREKOU, DouwereP152
228Grey, AlexP168
229Grieben, Wolf-HeimoP75
230Grimard, FranqueC135
231Grypari, IoannaP140
232Gu, WulongP49
233Guillin, AmelieD139, P139
234Guindon, G EmmanuelP102
235Guliani, HarminderP241
236Haghiri, MortezaC163, P163
237Haley, BrendanP132
238Hamilton, GillianC121, D121, D121
239Hammond, AmandaD171, P171
240Harvey, SimonC76, P76
241Haslam, AlexP66
242Hauptmeier, SebastianC99, P99
243He, ZhenD229, P229
244Helliwell, JohnC66, D114, D114
245HENCHIRI, HaneneP212
246Hickey, RossD123, P209
247Hill, RoderickD114, D114
248Hillard, MichaelP86
249Ho, GiangD131, P131
250Ho, AnsonP50
251Hodgson, DouglasD73, P136
252Hodonou, AssogbaP35, D160
253Horsman, KenD37, D37
254Hossain, BelayetP200
255Hotte, LouisD82, P119
256Hou, KeqiangP178
257Huang, WanlingD187, P187
258Huang, HuiP28
259Hudson, MarkP13
260Huynh, KimC92, P116, D183
261Ihori, ToshihiroP166
262Iliescu, NicoletaD139, P139
263Inwood, KrisP121, D186
264Iscan, TalanC35
265Jacho-Chavez, DavidD226, P226
266Jackson, KenC84, D159, P159
267Jackson, AndrewP38, P158
268Jacquet, LaurenceP46
269Jain, MonicaD150, P150
270Jametti, MarioC140, P140
271Janmaat, JohannusD193, P239
272Jaureguiberry, FlorenciaD22, P146
273Javdani, MohsenP19, D119
274Jean Louis, RosmyD216, P216
275Jeong, YujinP24
276Jetter, MichaelC46, P46
277Jia, GeorgeP228
278Jia, ZhiboP227
279Jiang, JanetP151
280Jones, GarettC152, P152
281Jones, StephenC95, D95
282Jung, OwenP200
283Jung, Young CheolP34
284Jung, FlorianP122
285Kabaca, SerdarC21, P21
286Kadiyala, KrishnaC227
287Kam, EricC238, P238
288kapoor, sachaP3
289Karaivanov, AlexanderD26, P26
290Karimi, MohammadP55
291Karnizova, LiliaC177, D177, P177
292Kartashova, KatyaP134
293Kasahara, HiroyukiC17, P17
294Kayahan, CevatP62
295Kaymak, BarisP60
296Keay, IanP138, D164
297Kengne, Justin JohnsonP82
298Khalaf, LyndaP41
299Khan, SharifC216, P216
300Khan, HashmatC178, P178, D216
301Khazabi, MassoudP52
302Khoroshilov, YuriP127
303Kia, AmirP237
304Kirabaeva, KoralaiP55
305Kitsikopoulos, HaryP73
306Kliem, MartinP129
307Koeberl, EvaP31
308Koissy-Kpein, SandrineD180, P180
309Koka, KaterinaC180, D180, P180
310Kolet, IlanC133, P133
311Kormilitsina, AnnaD57, P239
312Kotchoni, RachidiD77, P136
313Koumtingué, NelnanP21
314Kozicki, SharonC62, D150, P150, C179
315Kpelitse, KoffiD102, P213
316Kröger, SabineP29
317Kriwoluzky, AlexanderP128
318Kruse, RobinsonD165, P165
319Kucera, MiroslavP33
320Kumar, AlokC144, C170, P209
321Kunimoto, TakashiC219, P219, D232
322Kusi-Sekyere, BenjaminP237
323Lacroix, GuyP167
324Lai, Tat-keiD22, P100
325Lai, Van SonP147
326Lam, Jean-PaulC31, P31
327Lamarche, Jean-FrancoisC185, P185
328Landry, AnthonyP115
329Langinier, CorinneP54, D172
330Lapointe, SimonP37
331Laporte, ChristineP190
332LaRochelle-Côté, SébastienD171, P171, D209
333Laroutis, DimitriC88, P88
334Laszlo, SoniaP161, D188
335Lavoie, MarcC158
336Lavoie, LouiseP222
337Lazkano, ItziarC161, P161, D215
338Létourneau, HuguesP235
339Le Blanc, JuliaC28, P28, C173
340Ledezma, IvanP172, D210
341Lee, Yang SeungC91, D91, P91
342Lee, MarcC132, P132
343Lehrer, KimC40, P40, D230
344Lehrer, StevenP7, C171, P209
345Lejpras, AnnaD54, P124
346Lemieux, ThomasC206, D206
347Leo, Teng WahP88
348Lepetyuk, VadymC128, P128
349Lew, ByronC164, D164
350Lewis, FrankD121, P186
351Li, XiaofengP52
352Li, XianghongP17
353Li, DanP212
354Li, YaoC44, D44, P44
355Li, XiaonanP34
356Li, BenC18, D18, P18
357Li, BoP27, D82
358Li, JinhuP81, D102
359Li, FuchunD26, C228, P228
360Liesegang, CaterinaP46
361Liman-Tinguiri, ZacharieP152
362Lin, ZhengxiP206
363Liston-Heyes, CatherineD97, C125, D125, P125
364Liu, IdaD97, P239
365Liu, XingfeiP20
366Livshits, IgorC32, P32, D134
367Lluis, StéphanieD87, P87
368Lombardi, MarcoD133
369Lonkeng Ngouana, ConstantP77
370Loxley, JohnP13
371Luchtenberg, CésarD91, P91
372Ly, PierreP117
373Lynk, MichaelP86
374Macartney, HughP3
375MacKinnon, JamesC111
376MacPhee, Sarah A.C56, P56, D188
377Mahmoudi, ElhamP213
378Majumdar, SumonP211
379Makdissi, PaulD35, C72, P72
380Mallory, JulieP82
381Mann, JanelleD77, P77
382Marchand, JosephP98
383Marcoul, PhilippeD57, D174, P174
384Marrouch, WalidP57
385Marshall, JimP37
386Martínez-Espiñeira, RobertoC97, P97
387Martin, DanielP78, D78
388Martinello, FeliceD198, P225
389Matheson, JesseP19
390May, DougD109, D223
391Mayer, KatarinaP95, D144
392Mésonnier, Jean-StéphaneP15
393McDonald, (James) TedC190, P190
394McFarlane, AdianD188
395McLeod, LoganD56, P81
396Medovikov, IvanP212, D236
397Meierrieks, DanielP71
398Melino, AngeloD75
399Melzer, SilviaP211
400Menard, JacquesC39, P39
401Meredith, KatherineP1, P4, P4, P8, P8, P10
402Messinger, HansC223
403Metcalf, CherieC186, D186, D214, P214
404Milla, JoniadaP142
405Milliken, OlgaP81
406Miningou, ÉliséeP200
407Mirza, AfrasiabD71, P192
408Mishagina, NataliaP230
409Mitchell, ChrisP178
410Miyake, AtsushiD170, P209
411Miyamoto, TakuroD82, P82
412Miyamoto, KazukoP94
413Modeste, SomeP105
414Mohamed, GhadaP26
415Moir, RobertP201
416Moldovan, IoanaP129
417Molina, OswaldoD226, P226
418Mongrain, SteeveP119
419Morales, LuciaP55
420Moran, KevinP238
421Moreno-Cruz, Juan B.C149, P215
422Morin, LealandP80
423Morin, Louis-PhilippeP79
424Morrison, WilliamP39
425Motte, AnneC182, P182
426Mozumder, PallabC126, P126
427Mueller, Richard E.D37, P198
428Mukherjee, AnirbanD164, P186
429Mukunoki, HiroshiD202, P202
430Murphy, Brian B.D35, P167
431Murray, AlexP223
432Murrell, DavidP72
433Musonera, EtienneP115
434Nadeau, SergeP47, D190
435Nagaraj, PriyaD18, P18
436Nagarajan, HariD74, P74
437Nakabayashi, JunP19
438Nakagawa, RyuichiD51, P51
439Nakamura, AliceC34, C109, D116, P185, C239
440NANAVATI, ARTIP79
441Nøstbakken, LindaC57, P214
442Neary, Hugh M.P23, D96
443Newman, KeithP158
444Ng, EricC199, P199
445Ng, Travis Ka HoD54, P100
446Nguimkeu, Pierre EvaristeP17
447Nguyen, Van HaiC241
448Nikzad, RashidP97
449Nimubona, Alain-DesireD82, P149
450Ning, CathyC150, D150, P150
451Nitsch, VolkerD203, P203
452Normand, FranceP121
453Notten, GerandaP167
454Ntantamis, ChristosP137
455O'Gorman, MelanieD16, P16
456OKOU, CedricP80
457Olabiyi, OlayemiP83
458Ostrovsky, YuriP98, D144
459Ouattara, OsmanP99
460Ouederni, KarimaP173
461Owlam, NiloufarP62
462Ozgur, OnurD232, P232
463Page, KevinP93
464Pallage, StephaneC194, P194
465Pandey, ManishP48
466Pang, KeP238
467Panova, ElenaC166, P166
468Paquin, Jean-PaulP147
469Park, Yi-TaekP164
470Parlane, SarahP53
471Paterson, BryanC71, P71
472Paul, SourabhD84, P221
473Paul, SohiniD180, P180
474Payne, AbigailP42
475Perron, BenoitC27, P80, D224
476Peter, JeffreyP62
477Petrosky-Nadeau, NicolasP32
478Petrunia, RobertP92
479Phipps, ShelleyP67
480Picault, JulienP144
481Pigeon, Marc-AndreC86
482Pillai, UnnikrishnanP172, D210
483PINAR, MehmetP163
484Piraino, PatrizioP47, D211
485Pitchik, CarolynC96, P96
486Poilly, CélineD176, P176
487Politi, RicardoP72
488Pollak, AndreasD124, C172, P172
489Pot, ErikD145, P210
490Pouliot, WilliamP173, C229
491Prager, ElenaC207, P207
492Quintero-Rojas, CoraliaD234, P234
493Qureshi, MahvashP69
494Rabbior, GaryP39
495Rabby, MdP127
496Rainville, BrunoD76, P168
497Raissian, KerriP169
498Rakovski, TzvetanaP34
499Ranasinghe, AshanthaD176, P176
500Rankaduwa, WimalP84, C117, D117
501Rao, SomeshwarP109
502Razo-Garcia, RaulC115, P115
503Reich, OttoP71
504Reinhorn, LeslieP46
505Ren, YuC137, P137
506Ren, Zhe (Jerry)P213
507Renzetti, StevenC30, D149, P174
508Reza, SadatP75
509Richard, PatrickD57, P236
510Richards, JohnD37, C120
511Riddell, CraigC49, D49
512Rivadeneyra, FranciscoC105, P105
513Roberts, JoanneP42
514Roberts, TomP189
515Robinson, ChrisD49, P49
516Robson, JenniferC38, C65
517Rodrigue, JoelP30
518Rodriguez, EdgardC83, D83
519Romanyuk, YuliyaC55, P173
520Rombouts, JeroenP43
521Rosales, IrvingD67, D161, P161
522Rosborough, JonathanD204, P204
523Rosenblum, DanielP160
524Rossiter, JamesP104
525Roux, NathalieD70, P70
526Rowlands, DaneP14, D71, C184
527Rumler, FabioP185
528Rus, HoratiuP30, D149
529Ryan, AnnetteC183
530Rybczynski, Kathleen (Kate)P67
531Saavedra, LuzP200
532Sager, EricP121
533Sakata, ShinichiC68, P68, C107
534Samy, YiagadeesenP14, D83, C131
535Sanchez, AlanP160
536Sand, BenjaminP95, D206
537Santugini, MarcC53, D53, P53
538Sarma, SisiraC81, D81, P102
539Savard, LucP117, C226
540Sánchez Garcia, RosaC74, P74
541Sébastien, MénardP144
542Schott, StephanC148, P148
543Seccareccia, MarioP158, D224
544Secrieru, OanaD145
545Seitz, MichaelD44, P44
546Sekiguchi, TadashiD53, P219
547Self, JamesP123
548Serrano, CarlosD54, P54
549Shafir, EldarP66
550Shahriar, QuaziC127, P127
551Shakeri, MohammadP231
552Shang, Hua (Helen)D77, P227
553Shao, EnchuanP218
554Shapiro, DmitryD219, P219
555Sharpe, AndrewP114, P223, C242
556Shen, LeileiP221
557Shneyerov, ArtyomP68, D143
558Shukayev, MalikP31, D176
559Sicotte, RichardD186
560Sidthidet, TaweewanP218
561Silos, PedroP144
562Silva, PeriC139, D139, P139
563Siow, AloysiusC33, C155, P170
564Siqueira, KevinD71, P189
565Skuterud, MikalC20, D47
566Slivinski, AlC94, P94
567Smith, JonathanP143, D230
568Smith, JustinD16, P16, D171
569Smith, GregorP138
570Solomon, DanielP104
571SOLOMON, BINYAMP71
572Song, YangP22, D100
573Song, MinkeeP15
574Song, YongP227
575Souare, MalickC58, P58
576Spiegelman, EliP201
577Stacey, DerekD106, P106
578Stapleton, JohnP38
579Steeves, LarryP37
580Stephens, EricP240
581Stevanovic, DaliborC15, P15, C118, C136
582Stevens, JasonC80, P80
583Stewart, JenniferD40, P74
584Stolarick, KevinP114
585Stoyanov, AndreyD187, P187
586Strimbu, OctavianP140
587Suen, Richard M. H.P89
588Sufana, RazvanC101, P101
589Sui, SuiD100, P124
590Summerfield, FraserP241
591SUN, KAIP17
592Sun, LingP228
593Sunel, EnesP122
594Sweetman, ArthurD42, C142, D142, P198, C225, D225
595Sydee, AhmedD146
596Syropoulos, ConstantinosD44, P44
597Tabakis, ChrysostomosP166
598Tabri, RamiC77, P227
599Taheri, JavidC175, P175
600Tang, YaoD207, P207
601Tapia Granados, JoseD125, P125, D215
602Tapp, StephenD133, C231
603Tarazi, AmineP235
604Taschereau-Dumouchel, MathieuP151
605Taskin, TemelP194
606Tassonyi, AlmosC73, D73
607TCHANA TCHANA, FulbertP192
608Terry, EricP29
609Thiele, VeikkoC54, P54, D100
610Thompson, JamesP92
611Thomsen, StephanP206
612Thomson, EricP109
613Tombe, TrevorP153
614Tomlin, BenP116
615Tomura, HajimeC218, P218
616Torres, JavierP33
617Toth, RussellP106
618Townsend, James HerbertC79, P79, D98
619Tremblay, Jean-FrancoisC37
620Troutt, ElizabethP193
621Tsangarides, CharalambosD14, P153
622Turdaliev, NurlanC50, P50
623Ucar, SebnemP58
624Ueberfeldt, AlexanderD134
625Ural Marchand, BeyzaD40, P180
626Usher, AlexP120, D143, C198
627Vashchilko, AleksandrD202, P202
628Vasishtha, GarimaP133
629Vauday, JulienP99
630Veall, MichaelP141, D182, D223, C240
631Velk, ThomasP73
632Venet, BaptisteD25, P25
633Versaevel, BrunoC22, P22, D172
634Viianto, LariC212
635Voia, MarcelP137, D167
636Voyer, Jean-PierreP39, P225
637Waldkirch, AndreasC203, D203, P203
638Walter, ThomasD20, P190
639Wang, ZhongminD172, C191, P191
640Wang, ShengzuC25, D25, P25
641Wang, LuP240
642Wang, WeiminP52, D109
643Wang, Steven ShuyeP235
644Wang, YiniP43
645Wang, TaoD23, P53
646Ward, CourtneyD67, D87, P87
647Warman, CaseyD20, P47, C102
648Watson, WilliamC93
649Watuwa, RichardP101, D117
650Webb, RyanP148
651Weinberg, MatthewD146, P145
652Weiner, RobertC82, D236, P236
653Weir, ErinP132
654Welling, LindaP188
655Wen, Jean-FrancoisP222
656Wibe, JacobP217
657Wicks-Lim, JeannetteP86
658Wilman, Elizabeth A.C193, D193
659Wing, CoadyD56, P103
660Wolfson, MichaelP223
661Woolley, FrancesD48, D170, C221, C230, P230
662Worswick, ChristopherC47, D47, D198
663Wu, JingP227
664Xiang, HaitaoP175
665Xiao, LinlanP77
666Xu, KaiP221
667Xu, JinwenD142
668Xu, XinpengC69, P69
669Xu, KuanD141, P199
670Xu, YilanP154
671Xue, LiD190
672Xue, LicunD219, C232, P232
673Yalcin, ErdalD91, P91
674Yalnizyan, ArmineP38, P86, C141
675Yan, BeilingP183
676Yang, WeiP205
677Yazbeck, MyraD102, P241
678Yémélé Kana, LegrandP241
679Yi, Byeong-UkP45
680You, Hye MiP142
681Yousefi, AyoubD131, P131
682Yu, JingsongP57
683Yuan, YufeiP177
684Zabsonré, WendgloumdéP33
685Zaman, AshrafC165, D165, P165
686Zeb, AurangzebP14
687Zhang, LihuiC169, P169, C211, D211
688Zhang, YahongC59, P59
689Zhang, NaP240
690Zhang, QiP126
691Zhang, XuelinP68, D141
692Zhao, JunP241
693Zhao, XueC89, P89
694Zhao, YanD165, P165
695Zhao, YongganP101, C235
696Zhu, HuiD174, P215
697Zinde-Walsh, VictoriaC157, C197
698Zitikis, RicardasC45, P45
699Zubanov, NikolayP217

 

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