Western University EconomicsWestern Social Science

Applied Economics/Econometrics

Workshop Schedule 2017-2018

Program Director:

Nirav Mehta / David Rivers


First Term

Friday, May 12: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

George Orlov (Western)
"Essays in Applied Microeconomics"
Departmental Thesis Defense

Friday, May 26: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Yuki Onozuka (Western)
"Basic Skills or Major-Specific Knowledge? Sources of Wage Penalties for Working Outside the Major Field of Study"
Labour Lunch

Friday, June 23: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Eric Yao (Western)
"Bootstrapping Post-Lasso Estimator and Its Inference with Many Instruments"

Friday, June 23: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Fidel Perez Macal (Western)
"Language Barriers to Human Capital Development"

Thursday, June 29: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Sha (Sarah) Wang (Western)
"Speculation, A Destablizing Factor for Exchange Rate Movements"

Thursday, June 29: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., 4161 SSC

Fulei (Fred) Liu (Western)
"Extreme Risk Management During Financial Crisis"

Monday, October 30: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Mark Roberts (Penn State University)
"TBA"
Short-Term Visitor

Tuesday, October 31: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Mark Roberts (Penn State University)
"TBA"
Short-Term Visitor

 


Second Term