Western University EconomicsWestern Social Science

Applied Economics/Econometrics

Workshop Schedule 2016-2017

Program Director:

Sílvia Gonçalves

First Term

Wednesday, May 4: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Maria Antonella Mancino - Western
"Transitions Between the Criminal and Legal Labour Sectors"
Labour Lunch

Friday, May 13: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4107 SSC

Zina Kalinina-Foltin - Western
"Peer Effects on an MBA Program"
Labour Lunch

Monday, June 13: 12:00-2:00 p.m., 4107 SSC

Jin Zhou - Western
"Essays on Applied Microeconomics"
Departmental Thesis Defense

Hiroaki Mori (Western)
"Essays on Human Capital Complementarities"
Departmental Thesis Defense

Monday, June 27: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Youngmin Park - Western
"Earnings Dynamics and the Pricing of Skills"
Labour Lunch

Wednesday, September 7: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Andres Santos - University of California - San Diego
"Constrained Conditional Moment Restriction Models"
(joint with Victor Chernozhukov and Whitney Newey)

Tuesday, September 13: 11:45a.m.-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Sergii Pypko - Western
"Volatility Modelling with Applications to Equity and Foreign Exchange Markets"
Departmental Thesis Defense

Wednesday, September 14: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

John Maheu - McMaster University
"Bayesian Nonparametric Estimation of Ex-post Variance"
(joint with Jim Griffin and Jia Liu)

Wednesday, September 21: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Christian Belzil - Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE ParisTech
"Dynamic Skill Accumulation, Education Policies and the Return to Schooling"
(Supplementary Material)
(with Jörgen Hansen and Xingfei Liu)

Wednesday, September 28: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Joris Pinkse - Pennsylvania State University
"Counterfactual Prediction in Complete Information Games: Point Prediction Under Partial Identification"
(with Sung Jae Jun)

Wednesday, October 5: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Galyna Grykiv - Western
"On the Non-Linear Dynamic of Market Liquidity"

Thursday, October 6: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Lutz Kilian - University of Michigan
"A General Approach to Recovering Market Expectations from Futures Prices with an Application to Crude Oil"
(with Christiane Baumeister)

Wednesday, October 12: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Andrew Ching - Rotman School of Management
"A Structural Model of Correlated Learning and Late-Mover Advantages: The Case of Statins"
(with Hyunwoo Lim)

Wednesday, October 19: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Arnaud Maurel - Duke University
"College Attrition and the Dynamics of Information Revelation"
(with Peter Arcidiacono, Esteban Aucejo and Tyler Ransom)

Wednesday, October 26: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Thibaut Lamadon - University of Chicago
"A Distributional Framework for Matched Employer Employee Data"
(with Stéphane Bonhomme and Elena Manresa)

Wednesday, November 2: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Federico Bandi - John Hopkins Carey Business School
"Systematic Flatness"
(with Davide Pirino and Roberto Renò)

Wednesday, November 9: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Victor Aguiar - Western
"Stochastic Dynamic Revealed Preferences for Non-linear Budget Constraints"

Wednesday, November 16: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Jane Cooley Fruehwirth - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Religion and Depression in Adolescence"
(with Sriya Iyer and Anwen Zhang)

Wednesday, November 23: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Andrew Shephard - University of Pennsylvania
"Optimal Taxation, Marriage, Home Production, and Family Labour Supply"

Wednesday, November 30: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Ioana Marinescu - Harris School of Public Policy
"The General Equilibrium Impacts of Unemployment Insurance: Evidence from a Large Online Job Board"

Thursday, December 15: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4107 SSC

Diego Salazar - Western
"Learning Your Cost: The Effect of Punishment Over the Criminal Path"
Labour Lunch

Monday, December 19: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4107 SSC

Zhuang Liu - Western
"Estimating the Effects of File-sharing on Movie Box-office"
Labour Lunch

Second Term

Wednesday, January 11: 12:00-1:30 p.m., 4107 SSC

George Orlov - Western
"The Impact of Language Training on the Transfer of Pre-Immigration Skills and the Wages of Immigrants"
(Labour Lunch)

Friday, January 13: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4107 SSC

Qian Liu - Western
"College Enrollment, Parental Transfers, and Student Loans"
(Labour Lunch)

Wednesday, February 1: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4107 SSC

Eduardo Ferraz - São Paulo School of Economics
"Crime and Socially Optimal Punishment"
(Labour Lunch)

Wednesday, February 8: 12:00-1:00 p.m., 4107 SSC

Yifan Gong - Western
"Consumption Value of College" (with Lance Lochner, Todd Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner)
(Labour Lunch)

Wednesday, March 8: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Joe Hotz - Duke University
"Parenthood, Family Friendly Firms, and Gender Gaps in Work Careers" (with Per Johansson and Arizo Karimi)
(Short-term Visitor)

Thursday, March 9: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Joe Hotz - Duke University
"The Role of Parental Wealth and Income in Financing Children's College Attendance and its Consequences" (with Emily Wiemers, Joshua Rasmussen and Kate Maxwell Koegel)
Graduate Seminar
(Short-term Visitor)

Wednesday, March 29: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Stéphane Bonhomme - University of Chicago
"Discretizing Unobserved Heterogeneity"
(with Thibaut Lamadon and Elena Manresa)

Wednesday, April 5: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Kevin Lang - Boston University
"The Determinants of Teachers' Occupational Choice"
(with Maria D. Palacios)

Wednesday, April 12: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Donna Gilleskie - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"The Effects of a Criminal Record on Employment, Welfare Participation, and Health: A Model of Long-Run Behaviors and Outcomes when Lagged Variables are Missing Non-Randomly"

Wednesday, April 19: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Jonathan Wright - John Hopkins University
"Efficient Inference in Non-Gaussian Structural VARs"

Thursday, April 27: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Richard Blundell - University College London
(Short-term Visitor)

Friday, April 28: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Richard Blundell - University College London
(Short-term Visitor)

Wednesday, May 3: 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4161 SSC

Manuela Angelucci - University of Michigan