Western Economics Alumni Conference in Honor of Yvonne Adams

22 September 2012

Social Science Centre, Room 5220

PROGRAM

9:30 AM SESSION I:
Chair: John Knight
 

"Graphical Procedures for Multiple Comparisons Under General Dependence"
Christopher J. Bennett (Vanderbilt University) and Brennan S. Thompson (Presentation Slides)

10:15 AM COFFEE BREAK
10:30 AM SESSION II:
Chair: Al Slivinski
  "Social Welfare and the Benefits to Crime"
Philip A. Curry (University of Waterloo) and Matthew Doyle
  "The Strategically Ignorant Principal"
Nicholas C. Bedard (Western University)
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM SESSION III:
Chair: Audra Bowlus
  "Financial Shocks, Two Sector Labour Markets, and Unemployment"
Yahong Zhang (Bank of Canada)
  "Empirical Characteristics of Legal and Illegal Immigrants in the U.S."
Vincenzo Caponi (Ryerson University) and Miana Plesca (University of Guelph)
2:30 PM COFFEE BREAK WITH YVONNE
3:30 PM SESSION IV:
Chair: Igor Livshits
  "Household Risk and Insurance over the Life Cycle"
Andrés Erosa, Luisa Fuster and Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Toronto)
  "Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neoclassical Growth Model Revisited"
Martin Gervais (University of Iowa) and Alessandro Mennuni
6:30 PM DINNER (Honest Lawyer - 228 Dundas Street: See Directions)