Western University EconomicsWestern Social Science

UM-MSU-UWO Labour Day Conference 2017

May 10, 2017
Dr. David S.H.  Chu International Student Centre
International and Graduate Affairs Building (2nd Floor, Room 2N05)
Western University

Sponsored by

Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP)

Directions to:

Conference Dinner:

Toboggan Brewing Co.,
585 Richmond Street (519-433-2337)
(See detailed map.)


For conference participants in need of accommodation, the following options are available:


9:30 am Coffee and Donuts
10:00 am Maria Antonella Mancino (University of Western Ontario)
"Transitions Between the Criminal and Legal Labour Sectors"
11:00 am Mike Mueller-Smith (University of Michigan)
"Avoiding Convictions: Regression Discontinuity Evidence on Court Deferrals for First-Time Drug Offenders"
(with Kevin T. Schnepel)
12:00 pm Lunch (Sponsored by CHCP Centre)
1:00 pm Nicholas Morales (University of Michigan)
"The IT Boom and Other Unintended Consequences of Chasing the American Dream"
(with Gaurav Khanna, UCSD and Center for Global Development)
2:00 pm Kyong Hyun Koo (Michigan State University)
"The Effects of Job Displacement on Family Expenditures"
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm Hanzhe Zhang (Michigan State University)
"Labor-Market and Marriage-Market Outcomes by Age at Marriage: Theory and Evidence"
4:30 pm Joseph Mullins (University of Western Ontario)
"Firm Choices of Wage-Setting Protocols in the Presence of Minimum Wages"
(with Christopher Flinn and James Mabli)
5:30 pm End of Conference - Dinner at Toboggan Brewing Co., 585 Richmond Street

*The conference is open to faculty, post-docs and graduate students at Western University, the University of Michigan and Michigan State University.

Papers will be posted as they become available.