Carleton’s CMFE, Department of Economics, and FPA-sponsored, invitation-only workshop at Carleton University; 252 MacOdrum Library (2nd Floor); 24 May 2019

Program:

09:00 – 09:15 Coffee and Welcome
09:15 – 10:00 “Do Survey Expectations of Stock Returns Reflect Risk-Adjustments?”, Dmitry Matveev (Bank of Canada)
10:00 – 10:45 “Is There News in Inventories?”, Christopher Gunn (Carleton University)
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 “Search and Multiple Jobholding,” Etienne Lalé (UQAM)
11:45 – 12:30 “Risk Sharing in a Dual Labor Market,” Jonathan Créchet (University of Ottawa)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 “On the Origin of Trade Flows: Importers, Exporters and Products,” Ben Tomlin (Bank of Canada)
14:15 – 15:15 Carleton Ph.D. Candidates:
“Asset Durability, Firm Financing, and Investment: An Empirical Assessment,” Nusrat Jahan
“Markup and Labour Share in Canada,” Hassan Faryaar
“Aggregate Returns to Scale in the US Redux,” Mumtaz Ahmad
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:15 “Hours, Occupations, and Gender Differences in Labor Market Outcomes,” Gueorgui Kambourov (Keynote Speaker, University of Toronto)

Presentations: 45 minutes each, including time for questions, comments, and suggestions from the floor.