UM-MSU-UWO Labour Day Conference 2021

October 15, 2021
Western University
Zoom Link: Contact your Labor Day coordinator - Audra Bowlus (UWO), John Bound (UM), Todd Elder (MSU)

Sponsored by

The Department of Economics &
Centre for Human Capital and Productivity


9:00 am  Bring Your Own Coffee
9:30 am Marco Pariguana (University of Western Ontario)
"School Choice, Mismatch and Graduation" (with Maria Elena Ortega-Hesles)
10:30 am Jamie Fogel (University of Michigan) 
"What is a Labor Market? Classifying Workers and Jobs Using Network Theory" (with Bernardo Modenesi)
11:30 am Bring Your Own Lunch (with break out rooms)
12:30 pm Ashley Craig (University of Michigan)
"Discipline Reform, School Culture and Student Achievement" (with David Martin)
1:30 pm Jeff Wooldridge (Michigan State University) 
"Two-Way Fixed Effects, the Two-Way Mundlak Regression, and Difference-in-Differences Estimators"
2:30 pm Bring Your Own Cookie
3:00 pm Bryce Vanderberg (Michigan State) 
"The Signaling Role of Early Career Job Loss
4:00 pm Rory McGee (University of Western Ontario) 
"Why Do Couples and Singles Save During Retirement?" (with Mariacristina De Nardi, Eric French, and John Bailey Jones)
5:00 pm Happy Hour - Bring Your Own Beer/Wine

*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.