Workshop on Skills, Tasks and Human Capital
October 12, 2012
4161 Social Science Centre
|9:00-9:30||Welcome and Introduction|
|9:30-10:30||"The Specificity of General Human Capital: Evidence from College Major Choice"
Ronni Pavan, University of Rochester
|10:45-11:45||"Occupations, Field of Study, and Substitution Across Skill Groups"
Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia
|1:30-2:30||"Skill Uncertainty, Skill Accumulation and Occupational Choice"
Carl Sanders, Washington University at St. Louis
|2:45-3:45||"Untangling Trade and Technology: Evidence from Local Labor Markets"
David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(with David Dorn and Gordon Hanson)
|4:00-5:00||"Changes in Returns to Task-Specific Skills and Gender Wage Gap"
Shintaro Yamaguchi, McMaster University
|5:30-7:30||Drinks at Grad Bar|
|7:45||Dinner at Kantina (349 Talbot Street - 519-672-5862)|
StationPark All Suite Hotel: 242 Pall Mall Street (519-642-4444)