Overall Coordinator: Professor Ana C. Dammert
Co-Coordinator: Professor Minjoon Lee
Seminar on Economics, Politics, and Public Policy (SEPPP): Professor Stan Winer

Date, Time, and Location Speaker and Host(s) Seminar Title
Wednesday, 29 August 2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Michael Bauer
of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Hashmat Khan
Interest Rates Under Falling Stars
Sponsored by Department of Economics, and the Center for Monetary and Financial Economics (CMFE)
Friday, 14 September 2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Leah Lakdawala
of Michigan State University
Ana Dammert
Impact of Internet Access on Student Learning in Peruvian Schools
Friday, 21 September 2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Christian Scharrer
of the University of Augsburg
Hashmat Khan
The Effects of Financing Rules in Pay-As-You-Go Pension Systems on the Life and the Business Cycle
Center for Monetary and Financial Economics (CMFE) Scholar
Friday, 28 September 2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Xiaoqing Zhou
of the Bank of Canada
Lynda Khalaf
The Propagation of Regional Shocks in Housing Markets: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks in Canada
Friday, 12 October 2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Doosoo Kim
of Ryerson University
Ba Chu
Short Panel Data Quantile Regression Model with Sparse Correlated Effects
Friday, 19 October 2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Pedro Sant’anna
of Vanderbilt University
Lynda Khalaf
Covariate Distribution Balance via Propensity Scores
Friday, 2 November 2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Bram Cadsby of University of Guelph and
Fei Song of Ryerson University (joint)
Radovan Vadovič
The “Sales Agent” Problem:
Effort/Leisure Allocation Under Performance Pay as Behavior Toward Risk
and
Are “Left-Behind” Children Really Left Behind? A Lab-in-Field Experiment on the Impact of Rural/Urban Status and Parental Migration on Children’s Social Preferences
Wednesday, 7 November 2018
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Thomas Lubik
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Chris Gunn
Assessing U.S. Aggregate Fluctuations Across Time and Frequencies
Friday, 23 November 2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Martino Pelli
of the University of Sherbrooke
Maya Papineau
Roads and Resources: Groundwater Depletion in the North China Plains
Thursday, 29 November 2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Lutz Kilian
of the University of Michigan
Lynda Khalaf
Oil Prices, Exchange Rates and Interest Rates
Friday, 30 November  2018
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Vasia Panousi
of the Université de Montréal
Till Gross
Patents in Canada
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Adam Lavecchia
of the University of Ottawa
Matt Webb
Tax-Free Savings Accounts: Who Uses Them and How?
and
Long-run Effects from Offering Comprehensive Student Support Outside the Classroom: Evidence from Pathways to Education
Friday, 15 February 2019
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Markus Poschke
of McGill University
Till Gross
Wage Employment, Unemployment and Self-Employment Across Countries
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Joshua Angrist
of MIT
Matt Webb
Grading Schools in Gotham City: Taking RD Outside the Bandwidth (based on papers posted here)
Sponsored by Department of Economics, University of Ottawa and the Ottawa-Carleton Graduate School of Economics (OCGSE)
Friday, 1 March 2019
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Lucija Muehlenbachs
of the University of Calgary
Maya Papineau
Kostas Metaxoglou
The Accident Externality from Trucking: Evidence from Shale Gas Development
Friday, 8 March 2019
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
FSS 9003, Social Sciences Building
University of Ottawa
Pierre-Thomas Léger
University of Illinois at Chicago
OCGSE
Hospital-Physician Gainsharing
Friday, 22 March 2019
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Yena Park
of the University of Rochester
Minjoon Lee
Optimal Taxation with Private Insurance
Friday, 29 March 2019
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Zhen Huo
of Yale University
Dana Galizia
Myopia and Anchoring
Friday, 5 April 2019
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Serdar Ozkan
of the University of Toronto
Dana Galizia
Sources of Earnings Growth Heterogeneity
Friday, 12 April 2019
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
D-880 Loeb
Koichiro Ito
of the University of Chicago
Maya Papineau
Kostas Metaxoglou
Policy Design with Advantageous Selection: Experimental Evidence from Electricity Plan Choice
Sponsored by Department of Economics, University of Ottawa and the Ottawa-Carleton Graduate School of Economics (OCGSE)
Friday, 26 April 2019
Francesco Amodio
of McGill University
Ana Dammert
Bribes vs. Taxes: Market Structure and Incentives