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All seminars will take place at HEC Montréal - Côte-Sainte-Catherine Building
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal

To meet with a guest speaker, email directly the contact name listed below.
For general information, please email the seminar coordinator decio.coviello@hec.ca.

FALL 2014

September Contact
Tuesday, September 9, 3:30pm
Room Xerox Canada
Ernesto Dal Bo
University of California, Berkeley
"The Demand for Bad Policy when Voters Underappreciate Equilibrium Effects"
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Tuesday, September 23, 3:30pm
Room Xerox Canada
Petra E. Todd
University of Pennsylvania
"Estimating a Coordination Game in the Classroom"
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Tuesday, November 4, 3:30pm
Room Xerox Canada
Saroj Bhattarai
The University of Texas at Austin
"Time Consistency and the Duration of Government Debt: A Signalling Theory of Quantitative Easing"
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Tuesday, November 11, 3:30pm
Room EY
Karel Mertens
Cornell University
"Marginal tax rates and income: new time series evidence"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
Tuesday, November 18, 3:30pm
Room Sony
Taylor Jaworski
Queen's University
"Ownership, Technology, and the Provision of Residential Electricity"
mario.samano@hec.ca
Friday, November 21, 4:00pm
Room: St-Hubert
MacroMontreal Seminars
Paul Beaudry
Vancouver School of Economics
University of British Columbia
"Reconciling Hayek's and Keynes' Views of Recession"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca

 

 

WINTER 2014

April Contact
Tuesday, April 1, 3:30pm
Room St-Hubert
Doug Staiger
Dartmouth College
"Have We Identified Effective Teachers? Validating Measures of Effective Teaching Using Random Assignment"
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Tuesday, April 8, 3:30pm
Room St-Hubert
Steve Tadelis
Haas Berkeley
"Consumer Heterogeneity and Paid Search Effectiveness: A Large Scale Field Experiment"
nicolas.sahuguet@hec.ca
Friday, April 11, 16:00pm
Room Quebecor
MacroMontreal Seminars
Gary Gorton
Yale University
"Crises and Productivity in Good Booms and Bad Booms"
federico.ravanna@hec.ca
Tuesday, April 15, 3:30pm
Room St-Hubert
Sandeep Baliga
Northwestern University
"Bargaining with Strategic Moves"
 helios.herrera@hec.ca
May Contact
Tuesday, May 6, 3:30pm
Room Société canadienne des postes
Thomas Zwick
Würzburg University
"Information Advantages and Adverse Selection of Training Firms"
benoit.dostie@hec.ca
Friday, May 9, 4:00pm
Room Société canadienne des postes
MacroMontreal Seminars
Susanto Basu
Boston College
"Productivity and the Welfare of Nations"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
Tuesday, May 13, 3:30pm
Room Hélène-Desmarais
Dan Silverman
Arizona State University
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Wednesday, May 14, 12:00pm
Room PricewaterhouseCoopers
MacroMontreal Lunch Seminar
Michael Ehrmann
Banque du Canada
"The pricing of G7 sovereign bond spreads – the times, they are a‐changin"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
Tuesday, May 20, 3:30pm
Room Hélène-Desmarais
Luisa Lambertini
Ecole Polytechnique Lausanne
rigas.oikonomou@hec.ca
  Professeur responsable / Contact
     
 

 

+  Seminars 2013

FALL 2013

October Contact
Tuesday, October 8, 3:30pm
Room Hélène-Desmarais
Filipe Campante
Harvard Kennedy School
"Does Religion Affect Economic Growth and Happiness? Evidence from Ramadan"
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Wednesday, October 9, 10:00am
Room CPA du Québec
Paola Conconi
Université Libre de Bruxelles
"Guns and Votes"
nicolas.sahuguet@hec.ca
Thursday, October 10, 4:00pm
Room Transat
MacroMontreal Seminars
Nicholas Bloom
Stanford University
"Really Uncertain Business Cycles"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
Tuesday, October 15, 3:30pm
Room Xerox Canada
Luca Gambetti
BCN
"Noisy News in Business Cycles"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
CANCELED
Thursday, October 24, 3:30pm
CANCELED
Guido Tabellini
Università Bocconi
"Emotions and Political Unrest"
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Tuesday, October 29, 3:30pm
Room Xerox Canada
Stefania Albanesi
FED - New York
"The Gender Unemployment Gap"
rigas.oikonomou@hec.ca
November Contact
Tuesday, November 5, 3:30pm
Room St-Hubert
Joshua Lewis
Université de Montréal
"The short-run and long-run eects of household technological change"
daniel.parent@hec.ca
Tuesday, November 19, 3:30pm
Room Ernst & Young
Francisco Ruge-Murcia
Université de Montréal
"Dissent in Monetary Policy Decisions"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
Tuesday, November 26, 3:30pm
Room Ernst & Young
Junichi Suzuki
University of Toronto
"Identification and Counterfactuals in Dynamic Models of Market Entry and Exit"
robert.clark@hec.ca
December Professeur responsable / Contact
Tuesday, December 3, 3:30pm
Room Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Raphaël Godefroy
Université de Montréal
"Common Law vs. Sharia Law : Evidence from Nigeria"
daniel.parent@hec.ca

WINTER 2013

January Contact
Wednesday, January 9,
10:00am
Room Cogeco
Helios Herrera
Columbia University
"Turnout and Power Sharing"
 benoit.dostie@hec.ca
Thursday, January 10, 15:30pm
Room Cogeco
Andrew Bird
Université de Toronto
"The Effects of Taxes on the Market for Corporate Control"
 benoit.dostie@hec.ca
Friday, January 11, 15:30pm
Room Rona
Victor Couture
Université de Toronto
"Valuing the Consumption Benefits of Urban Density"
 robert.clark@hec.ca
Wednesday, January 16, 10:00am
Room Cogeco
Chiara Canta
CORE, Université catholique de Louvain
"Efficiency, access, and the mixed delivery of health care services"
benoit.dostie@hec.ca
Thursday, January 17, 15:30pm
Room Quebecor

Antonio Russo
Toulouse School of Economics
"Voting on Road Congestion Policy"

 justin.leroux@hec.ca
Friday, January 18, 15:30pm
Room Rona
Clément de Chaisemartin
Paris School of Economics
"All you need is LATE"
nicolas.vincent@hec.ca
February Contact
Tuesday, February 26, 15:30pm
Room St-Hubert
Emmanuel Flachaire
Aix-Marseille III
"Inequality with Ordinal Data"
matteo.cacciatore@hec.ca
March Contact
Friday, March 15, 15:30pm
Room Hélène-Desmarais
MacroMontreal Seminars 
Valerie Ramey
University of California, San Diego
"Are Government Spending Multipliers State Dependent? Evidence from U.S. and Canadian Historical Data" Appendix
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
Thursday, March 28, 15:30pm
Room Marie-Husny
 
George Alessandria
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
"Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations"
matteo.cacciatore@hec.ca
April Contact
Tuesday, April 2, 15:30pm
Room CPA du Québec
Heski Bar-Isaac
Rotman School of Management
Université de Toronto
"(Good and Bad) Reputation for a Servant of Two Masters"
nicolas.sahuguet@hec.ca
Tuesday, April 9, 15:30pm 
Room Serge-Saucier
Shanker Satyanath
New York University
"Renewable Resource Shocks and Conflict in India's Maoist Belt"
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Tuesday, April 16, 15:30pm
Room Xerox Canada
Oleg Itshoki
Princeton University
"Importers, Exporters and Exchange Rate Disconnect"
matteo.cacciatore@hec.ca
Monday, April 22, 15:30pm
Room Serge-Saucier
Derek Lemoine
University of Arizona
"Green Expectations: Current Effects of anticipated Carbon Pricing"
mario.samano@hec.ca
Monday, April 29, 15:30pm
Room Serge-Saucier
Sanjay Chugh
Boston College
"Efficiency and Labor Market Dynamics in a Model of Labor Selection"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca


 

 

+  Seminars 2012

 

AUTOMNE 2012

September Contact
Wednesday, September 19,
15:30pm
Room Serge-Saucier
Loukas Karabarbounis
Chicago Booth
"Declining Labor Shares and the Global Rise of Corporate Savings"
rigas.oikonomou@hec.ca
Thursday,  September 20,
15:30pm

Room Xerox Canada
Séminaire Économétrie de Montréal
Luc Bauwens
CORE
"Dynamic Conditional Correlation Models for Realized Covariance Matrices"
jeroen.rombouts@hec.ca
Tuesday, September 25,
15:30pm

Room METRO inc
MacroMontréal
Ricardo Reis
Columbia University
The Role of Automatic Stabilizers in the U.S. Business Cycle
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
October Contact
Tuesday, October2, 15:30pm
Room METRO inc
Michele Battisti
University of Munich
"High Wage Workers and High Wage Peers"
benoit.dostie@hec.ca
Tuesday, October 9, 15:30pm
Room METRO inc
Robert Gibbons
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"What Do Managers Do? Exploring Persistent Performance Differences among Seemingly Similar Enterprises"
daniel.parent@hec.ca
Tuesday, October 16, 15:30pm
Room METRO inc
David Albouy
University of Michigan
"Metropolitan Land Values and Housing Productivity"
daniel.parent@hec.ca
Tuesday, October 23, 15:30pm
Room St-Hubert
Raja Kali
HEC Montréal
"Growth Networks"
justin.leroux@hec.ca
   
November Contact
Tuesday, November 6, 15:30pm
Room Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Andrew Newman
Boston University
" Loopholes: Social Learning and the Evolution of Contract Form "
nicolas.sahuguet@hec.ca
Tuesday, November, 15:30pm
Room Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
John Rizzo
Stony Brook
"The Health Returns to Medical Expenditures: Does Age Matter?"
 justin.leroux@hec.ca
Tuesday, November 20, 15:30pm
Room Béton Grilli
Jean-Étienne de Bettignies
Queen's University
"On the Diffusion of Information in Organizations"
nicolas.sahuguet@hec.ca
Tuesday, November 27, 15:30pm
Room Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Shamena Y Anwar
Carnegie Mellon
"The Impact of Juries in Criminal Trial"
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Friday, November 30, 15:30pm
Room Société canadienne des postes

This seminar is postponed to a later date

MacroMontréal
Robert Shimer
University of Chicago

federico.ravenna@hec.ca
December Contact
Tuesday, December 4, 15:30pm
Room Gérard-Parizeau
Andreas Mueller
Columbia Business School
"Separations, Sorting and Cyclical Unemployment"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca

WINTER 2012

March Contact
Wednesday, March 14, 13:45pm
Room St-Hubert
Nicola Persico
Kellogg School of Management
"Decentralized Deterrence, with an Application to Labor Tax Auditing"
decio.coviello@hec.ca
Friday, March 23, 15:30pm
Room Serge-Saucier
MacroMontréal
Martin Eichenbaum
Northwestern University
"Understanding Booms and Busts in Housing Markets"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
April Contact
Wednesday, April 4, 10:00am
Room Sony
Lars Vilhuber
Cornell University
"Gross Employment, Job Flows, and the Role of Education in the Great Recession"
benoit.dostie@hec.ca
Wednesday, April 11, 10:00am
Room St-Hubert
Jonathan T. Kolstad
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
"Mandate-Based Health Reform and the Labor Market: Evidence from the Massachusetts Reform"
pierre-thomas.leger@hec.ca
Wednesday, April 18, 10:00am
Room St-Hubert
Kenneth Chay
Brown University
"Health Insurance, Hospital Utilization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare's Origins"
daniel.parent@hec.ca
Friday, April 20, 15:30pm
Room Sony
MacroMontréal
Luca Dedola
European Central Bank
"Global implications of national unconventional policies"
federico.ravenna@hec.ca
Wednesday, April, 25 10:00am
Room Sony
André Kurmann
Federal Reserve Board
"News Shocks and the Term Structure of Interest Rates: A Challenge for DSGE Models"
michel.normandin@hec.ca
May Contact
Tuesday, May 8, 15:15pm
Room Pricewaterhousecoopers
Léon Courville
HEC Montréal
"Financial Crisis: a Perfect Storm or Regulatory Failure"
benoit.dostie@hec.ca
Wednesday, May 9, 10:00am
Room Serge-Saucier
Francesco Violante
Maastricht University
"On Loss Functions and Ranking Forecasting Performances of Multivariate Volatility Models"
 jeoren.rombouts@hec.ca
Wednesday, May 16, 10:00am
Room Serge-Saucier
N. Meltem Daysal
Tilburg University
"Saving Lives at Birth: The Impact of Homebirths on Infant Outcomes"
marc.santugini@hec.ca



 



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University Concordia:
Seminars Department of Economics

Université de Montréal:
Seminars Department of Economics

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Seminars Department of Economics

University McGill:
Seminar Department of Economics

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