2022: Concordia University


2022: Concordia University

November 4-5, 2022 in Montreal, Canada
Hosted by Concordia University at CIRANO

Friday, November 4

8h15-8h50Registration & Breakfast
8h50-9h00Opening remarks

Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin (President and CEO of CIRANO)


Session 1: Taxes and welfare

Steeve Mongrain (SFU) “Profit shifting with multiple instruments” (with T. van Ypersele)
Discussant: Elizabeth Gugl (U Victoria)

Jeffrey Hicks (U Toronto), “The effect of reducing welfare access on employment, health, and children’s long-run outcomes” (with G. Simard-Duplain, D. Green, W. Warburton)
Discussant: Andiana Bellou (U Montreal)


Session 2: Insurance

Philippe De Donder (Toulouse), “Advantageous selection without moral hazard” (with M.L. Leroux and F. Salanie)
Discussant: Michel Poitevin (U Montreal)

Kristy Buzard (Syracuse), “Lobbying as insurance against policy uncertainty” (with N Canen, S. Saiegh)
Discussant: Claude Fluet (U Laval)

12h15-13h30Lunch Break

Session 3: Education and Retirement

Ardyn Nordstrom (Concordia), ““It takes a village: The impact of community mobilization campaigns on attitudes and education”
Discussant: Todd Morris (HEC Montreal)

Jan Kabátek (U Melbourne), “Delaying retirement: How are firms and coworkers affected?” (with I. Ferrari and T. Morris)
Discussant: Adam Lavecchia (McMaster)


Session 4: Political competition and elections

Dan McGee (Princeton), “Legitimizing myths and inequality ”
Discussant: Arnaud Dellis (UQAM)

Man Wai Mak (WLU), “The impact of covid-19 on voting behaviour in the 2020 US presidential election” (with M. Gallego, S. Tamayo-Alvare)
Discussant: Raphael Godefroy (U Montreal)


John Deutsch Institute at Queen’s Keynote Lecture 

Yan Chen (U Michigan) “group Identity and opinion formation: With applications to political polarization” (with K. Bauer, F. Hett, and M. Kosfeld)

19h30, Conference dinner by invitation

Saturday, November 5


Session 5: Accountability, bureaucrats, and political parties

Kurt Annen (U Guelph) “Political accountability with endogenous party formation” (with S. Hug)
Discussant: Sumon Majumdar (Queen’s)

Jean Guillaume Forand (U Waterloo), “Elections with job-motivated bureaucrats”
Discussant: Rohan Dutta (McGill)


Session 6: Gender, family, and work

Siha Lee (McMaster), “Universal childcare, fertility, and parental time investments” (with S. Liu)
Discussant: Gabrielle Vasey (Concordia)

Martin Farnham (U Victoria), “A model of the effects of gender neutral tenure clock stopping policies on publication strategies of junior faculty” (with E. Gugl, M. Amini)
Discussant: Marie-Louise Leroux (UQAM)

12h15-13h30Lunch Break

CIREQ Keynote Lecture

Navin Kartik (Columbia University) “Test-optional admissions”   (with W. Dessein and A. Frankel)


Session 7: Taxation

Guy Morel Kossivi Amouzou Agbe (U Laval), “Incentives, productivity and the excess burden of taxation: Evidence from a field experiment” (with B. Shearer)
Discussant: Jeffrey Hicks (U Toronto)

Josip Lesica (Statistics Canada), “Differentiated excise taxation in the beer market” (with S. Han)
Discussant: Ian Irvine (Concordia)

16h15End of Conference