2022: Concordia University

Program

2022: Concordia University

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


Friday, November 4

8h15-9h00Registration & Breakfast
9h00-10h30

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), “Resilient mothers: 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)

10h30-10h45Break
10h45-12h15

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), “Differential returns to insurance: Pricing election risk” (with S. Saiegh)
Discussant: Claude Luet (U Laval)

12h15-13h30Lunch Break
13h30-15h00

Session 3: Retirement and pension

James Maxwell Stutely (McMaster), “Labour supply, benefit claiming, and public pension design in Canada”
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)

15h00-15h15Break
15h15-16h45

Session 4: Political competition and elections

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

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

16h45-17h00Break
17h00-18h00

Keynote

Yan Chen (U Michigan)

19h30, Conference dinner by invitation

Saturday, November 5

8h30-9h00Breakfast
9h00-10h30

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)

10h30-10h45Break
10h45-12h15

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
13h30-14h30

Keynote

Navin Kartik (Columbia University)

14h30-14h45Break
14h45-16h15

Session 7: Taxation

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

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

16h15End of Conference