Departmental Seminars

WINTER 2017 SCHEDULE

Date Location Time Speaker Title
Jan.
27
307 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
Jerry Buckland (Menno Simons) 'Is Australia a World Leader in Financial Inclusion and Why Isn't Canada?'
Feb.
3
307 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
Ryan Godwin
(U Manitoba)
'Estimating the size of hidden populations in economics'
Feb.
10
307 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
Johnson Li
(U Manitoba)
'Tools to understand the complexity of human behaviours: Latent variable modeling in behavioural and social sciences'
Feb.
17
307 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
Rohit Azad (Jawaharlal Nehru) 'Is it India's Subprime? A Model of 'Riskless Capitalism'
Mar.
3
307 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
David Giles (UVic) 'A Bayesian Extreme Value Analysis of Selected Foreign Exchange Markets' joint with Z. Wang
Mar.
8
503 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
Dana Bazarkulova
(Nazarbayev)
'Marital traditions in Kyrgyzstan and their effect on female economic outcomes'
Mar.
10
307 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
Ana Ferrer (Waterloo) 'The effect of linguistic proximity on the labour market performance of immigrant men in Canada' joint with A. Adserà
Mar.
24
305 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
Hassan Bougrine (Laurentian) 'Can we afford another new deal?'
Mar.
31
505 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
Erdal Tekin (American U
and NBER)
'The Value of Socialized Medicine: The Impact of Universal Primary Healthcare Provision on Mortality Rates in Turkey' joint with R. Cesur and P. M. Gunes

FALL 2016 SCHEDULE

Date Location Time Speaker Title
Sept. 30 307 Tier Building 2:30-
4:00pm
Umut Oguzoglu
(U Manitoba)
'Like Father, Like Daughter (Unless There is a Son): Sibling Sex Composition and Women's Stem Major Choice in College' joint with S. Ozbeklik
Oct. 14 307 Tier
Building
2:30-
4:00pm
Hubert Scarlett
(U Manitoba)
'The Transmission of United States Economic Shocks to Jamaica's Economy'
Oct. 21 307 Tier
Building
2:30-
4:00pm
James Davies (Western U) 'The Gini Coefficient and Personal Inequality Measurement'
Oct. 28 307 Tier
Building
2:30-
4:00pm
Robert Chernomas and
Ian Hudson
(U Manitoba)
'Genetics vs History: Competing Explanations of Uneven Development'
Dec.
9
307 Tier
Building
2:30-
4:00pm
John Loxley and Jesse Hajer
(U Manitoba)
'Social Impact Bonds: Theory and Practice: Early Findings'