Economics Visiting Speaker Series
Larry Short (Portfolio Manager HollisWealth, a division of Industrial Alliance Securities Inc.) "A Financial Plan for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador"
Trevor Tombe (University of Calgary) "Fiscal Transfers Between Provinces: The Causes and Consequences"
Presentaion: Nov. 17, 2017
Xueli Tang (Deakin University, Australia) "Social Cohesion and Optimal Redistribution in Economies with Long-Run Growth."
Presentation: Nov. 10, 2017
Michael Smart (University of Toronto) "An estimable model of income redistribution in a federation: Musgrave meets Oates"
Presentation: Nov. 3, 2017
Byron Spencer (McMaster University) "What Rates of Productivity Growth Would be Required to Offset the Effects of Population Aging"?
Presentation: Oct. 13, 2017
Burc Kayahan(Economics, Acadia Univeristy)
Topic "Economic Impact of Curise Toursim in Atlantic Canada"
Presentation: Oct. 4, 2017
Alex Marland (Political Science, Memorial University)
Topic: "Dumb it Down, Folks! How Academics Can Change Public Policy"
Presentation: Sept. 29, 2017
Jim Keating (NALCOR)
Topic: "Newfoundland and Labrador's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry: A New Era of Exploration"
Presentation: Sept. 27, 2017
Livio Di Matteo (Lakehead University)
Topic: "Physicians as Health Expenditure Drivers: An Empirical Comparison of Supplier-Induced Demand in Canada and Spain"
Presentation: Sept 22, 2017
Chris Janes (CMHC)
Topic: "Key Drivers of Demand, Current Conditions & Outlook for the St. John's Area Housing Market & Economy"
Presentation: September 15, 2017
Luc Clair (Economics, University of Winnipeg)
Topic: "Supplemental Health Insurance and the Use of Mental Health Services in Canada."
Presentation: September 8, 2017
Sean McGrath & Jay Foster (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Topic: "The Place of Economics in the Future of Nature?"
Listen to the Presentation here March 24, 2017
Tony Fang (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Topic: "The Socioeconomic Benefits of Immigration to Newfoundland"
Presentation: March 22, 2017
Eric Tenkorang (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Topic: "Early Onset of Type 2 Diabetes Among Visible Minority and Immigrant Populations in Canada" Presentation: March 3, 2017
Georges Zaccour (HEC Montreal)
Topic: "International Environmental Agreements: Game Theoretic Approaches"
Presentation: February 8, 2017
Terry Paddon (Auditor General NL)
Topic: "Update on the Financial Condition of Newfoundland and Labrador"
Presentation: November 28, 2016 3:00PM - 4:30PM IIC2001
Herb Emery (University of New Brunswick)
Topic: "Can Energy Resource Exports Propel Canada into Being a World Economic Leader?"
Presentation: November 4, 2016 3:00PM - 4:30PM A2065
Richard Saillant (Universite de Moncton)
Topic: "Newfoundland and Labrador in the Age of the Great Demographic Imbalance"
Presentation Given September 30, 2016
Michael Veall (McMaster University)
Topic: "Top Income Shares in Canadian Provinces"
Presentation Given March 11, 2016 3:00PM - 5:00PM A2065
Pierre-Oliver Pineau (HEC Montreal)
Topic: "The Benefits of Integrating Electricity Markets-Why and How Canadian Provinces Should Reform their Electricity Sector"
Presentation Given on November 20, 2015
Brian Murphy (Statistics Canada)
Topic: "Income of the Affluent: The Role of Private Corporations"
Presentation Given on October 16, 2015
Kevin Milligan (University of British Columbia)
Topic: "Child Tax Benefits and the Tax Treatment of Children"
Presentation Given on September 18, 2015
Topic: Budget 2015: With Oil Below $100, What's The Plan?
Presentation Given on April 10, 2015
Dr. Bill Scarth (McMaster University)
Topic: Income Inequality: What Governments Can Do?
Presentation Given on February 27, 2015
Dr. Kathleen Vaillancourt (ESMIA Consultants, Inc., Montreal)
Topic: Impact of the Trans Canada Pipeline on the Oil and Gas Industry in Newfoundland
Presentation Given on February 13, 2015
Dr. Catherine Keske (Grenfell Campus, Memorial University)
Topic: Food Security, Food soverignty, and the Agricultural Supply Chain in Newfoundland and Labrador
Presentation Given on January 30, 2015
Mr. Terry Paddon (Auditor General of Newfoundland and Labrador)
Topic: the Financial Condition of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
Presentation Given on November 21, 2014
Dr. Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University)
Topic: "Canadian Inequality, Then and Now: Can Increasing Inequality be a Steady State?"
Presentation Given on November 14, 2014
Dr. Paul Boothe (Ivey Business School, Western University)
Topic: "The Future of Canadian Manufacturing: Learning from Leading Firms"
Presentation Given on October 3, 2014
Dr. Ron Kneebone (University of Calgary)
Topic: "Patterns of Homelessness in Calgary"
Presentation Given on September 19, 2014
Commentary on Dr. Ron Kneebone's presentation
Written by Economics Student Kerri Neil, September 2014
Dr. Jean-Thomas Bernard (Université d’Ottawa)
Topic: "The Effects of the CO2 tax on BC Gasoline Demand"
Presentation Given on April 11, 2014
Dr. Andrew Leach (University of Alberta)
Topic: "Oil Sands: Should We Leave It In the Ground?"
Presentation Given on April 4, 2014
Dr. Ujjayant Chakravorty (Tufts University)
Topic: "Biofuels, Food Prices and Poverty"
Presentation Given on March 28, 2014
Dr. Apostolos Serletis (University of Calgary)
Topic: "Monetary Policy and Leverage Shocks"
Presentation Given on March 21, 2014
Dr. Serge Coulombe (University of Ottawa)
Topic: Resource Boom, Productivity and the Dutch Disease
Presentation Given on May 10, 2013
Dr. Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
Topic: Perspectives on Well-being in Newfoundland and Labrador
Presentation Given on May 3, 2013
Dr. Andre Plourde (Carleton University)
Topic: Carbon Taxes and Financial Incentives for GHG Emissions Reductions in Alberta's Oil Sands
Presentation Given on March 15, 2013
Dr. Ron Alquist (Bank of Canada)
Topic: Recent Developments in Modelling Crude Oil Prices
Presentation Given on March 8, 2013
Dr. Jason Stevens (University of Prince Edward Island)
Topic: Testing mean reversion in the infinite horizon: An application ot the price of crude oil
Presentation Given on February 8, 2013