2020: On-line Conference


2020: On-line Zoom Conference

On-line Zoom Conference during COVID19
November 6, 2020

There are Synchronous and Asynchronous sessions

Friday November 6: Synchronous Sessions

9h00-10h30Session 1: Campaign Finance and Covid Stories
(Chair Maria Gallego)
Christian Cox (Michigan State) “Campaign Finance in the Age of Super PACs”
Discussant: Hye Young You (NYU)

Luca Corazzini (Venice), “Economic Narratives and Policy Opinions: A Survey Experiment on Covid-19 Stories” (with A. Antinyan, T. Bassetti, F. Pavesi)
Discussant: Huan Xie (Concordia)

10h45-12h15John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy (JDI)
at Queen’s University, Distinguished lecture
(Chair Christopher Cotton)

Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton)
“Political Uncertainty, Market Structure and the Forms of State Capture”
12h15-13h15Lunch Break
13h15-15h30Session 2: Labour, Wages and Property Rights
(Chair Arnaud Dellis)
Maggie Jones (Victoria), “Heterogenous Returns to Labour Market Programming Among Indigenous Populations” (with D. Feir and K. Foley)
Discussant: Jean-William P. Laliberté (Calgary)

Christian Dipple (UCLA), “Property Rights without Transfer Rights: A Study of Indian Land Allotment” (with D. Frye and B. Leonard)
Discussant: Fernando Aragon (Simon Fraser)

Sitian Liu (Queen’s), “The Geography of Jobs and the Gender Wage Gap” (with Y. Su)
Discussant: Andrea Craig (UBC – Okanagan)

15h45-17h15Session 3: Taxes and Reproductive technologies
(Chair Christopher Cotton)
Adam Lavecchia (McMaster), “Permanent and Transitory Responses to Capital Gains Taxes: Evidence from a Lifetime Exemption in Canada ” (with A. Tazhitdinova)
Discussant: Ross Hickey (UBC – Okanagan)

Marie-Louise Leroux (UQAM), “Should we subsidize assisted reproductive technologies?” (with P. Pestieau and G. Ponthiere)
Discussant: Elisabeth Gugl (Victoria)


Asynchronous Sessions

Kevin Andrew (Queen’s University), “R&D and Productivity: The Effects of Heterogeneity and Uncertainty” https://youtu.be/k5tbKiAIqrU

Edwin Fourrier (Toulouse School of Economics), “Inherited Work Ethic and Welfare Participation” (with Laurène Bocognano) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBrLMLZX42g

Suzanna Khalifa (Aix-Marseille School of Economics), “The Price of Silence: Marriage Transfers and Women’s Attitude Toward Intimate Partner Violence,” https://youtu.be/3SwKpItUA7A

Sultan Mehmood (Aix-Marseille School of Economics), “Judicial Corruption, Favor Exchange and the Rule of Law” (with Bakhtawar Ali) : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WhRaVUi-YOehQez8NEWQyonwuNnJzpUZ/view

François Seyler (Laval University), “Frontier planters, immigrants, and the abolition of slavery in Brazil” (with Arthur Silve) : https://youtu.be/R7NdLo5oa1E