Economics Visiting Speaker Series

Dr. Mehrab Kiarsi (Henan University, China)
Topic: Tax Smoothing in Frictional Labor Markets-Revisited
Presentation: March 6, 2020
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Dr. Wade Locke and Dr. Doug May (Department of Economics, Memorial University)
Topic: Newfoundland and Labrador?s Debt Management Strategy: Kicking the Can Down the
Presentation: November 13, 2019

Dr. Andrew Sharpe (Founder and Executive Director of the Ottawa-based Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS)
Topic: Beyond GDP: Trends in Economic well-being in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1981-20
Pesentation: September 6, 2019

Dr. Michael Wolfson (Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology and Law University of Ottawa)
Topic:  Boomerangst, Seniors? Care, and Long Term Worries
Presentation: May 28, 2019
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Dr. Michael Wolfson (Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology and Law University of Ottawa)
Topic: Contingent Inequalities ? An Exploration of Health Inequalities in the U.S. and 
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Presentation: May 27, 2019
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Dr. Sheila N. Garland, Geoff Eaton and Karine Chalifour
Topic:  The Financial Impact of Cancer in Young Adults
Presentation May 10, 2019
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Ross Finnie (University of Ottawa) 
Topic: Barista or Better?  The Earnings of Canadian University Graduates: A Tax Linkage Approach
Presentation: April 26, 2019

Dr. Wade Locke, Dr. Doug May and Scott Lynch (Department of Economics, Memorial University)
Topic:  The State of the NL Economy
Presentation: April 24, 2019
An Assessment of NL's Fiscal Position for Dr. Wade Locke's presentation
Choosing a Fiscal Strategy: Our Changing Demographics and Labour Markets for Dr. Doug May's presentation
A look Forward CARE's Forecast Growth of Key Economics Indicators for Scott Lynch's presentation
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Larry Short (CPA Canada Financial Literacy Spokesperson)
Topic: Toward Solving the Newfoundland and Labrador Debt Problem: From Profound Procra
Presentation: April 10, 2019
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Andrew Kim, Angie Clarke & Elizabeth Simms (Memorial University)
Topic: Improving labour market diversity and innovation through holistic review in gra
Presentation: April 5, 2019
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Dr. Doug May (Memorial University)
Topic: Growing The Middle Classes in Our Atlantic Provinces
Presentation March 29, 2019
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Burc Kayahan (Economics, Acadia Univeristy)
Topic: Economic Impact of Cruise Tourism in Atlantic Canada
Presentation: March 15, 2019
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Dr. Urvashi Dhawan-Biswal
Topic:  The evolution of public sector innovation as a transformative force
Presentation: March 8, 2019
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Angela Daley (University of Maine)
Topic:A Breath of Fresh Air: The Effect of Public-Place Smoking Bans on Indigenous Yo
Presentation: March 1, 2019

Herb Emery (University of New Brunswick)
Topic: "Universities as Instruments of Regional Development in Canada?s Provinces"
Presentation: February 22, 2019
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Jason Childs (University of Regina)
Topic: "Consistency of Microeconomic Behaviour across Canada"
Presentation: February 15, 2019
Paper
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Julia Mullaley (Auditor General, NL)
Topic: "The Financial Condition of the Province"
Presentation: January 25, 2019
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Chris Janes (CMHC)
Topic: "Key Drivers of Demand, Current Conditions & Outlook for the St. John?s Area Hou"
Presentation: January 18, 2019
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Roberto Martinez-Espineira (Economics, Memorial University)
Topic: "Contingent valuation under scale heterogeneity and distributional incidence: co"
Presentation: January 11, 2019
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John S. Heywood  (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Topic: "The Influence of Performance Pay on Alcohol and Drug Use"
Presentation: November 16, 2018
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Robin Boadway  (David Chadwick Smith Professor Emeritus in the Department of Economics at Queen's University.)
Topic: "Implementing a Basic Income Guarantee in Canada: Prospects and Problems"
Presentation: November 14, 2018
Paper
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Michael Clair
Topic: "Governments are from Mars, Universities are from Venus"
Presentation: November 9, 2018 
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Dept of Economics, University of Ottawa and Nikita Lyssenko, Dept of Economics,Dept of Economics, University of Ottawa and Nikita Lyssenko, Dept of Economics,Dept of Economics, University of Ottawa and Nikita Lyssenko, Dept of Economics,
Topic: "Climate Policy in a Distorted World"
Presentation: October 25, 2018
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John Maher (Waterford Institute of Technology)
Topic: "Examining the Role of Residential Property as a Basis for Augmenting Income in
Presentation: July 9, 2018

Kory Kroft ( University of Toronto)
Topic: "Salary Disclosure Law and the Gender Wage Gap: Evidence from Canada."
Presentation: July 5, 2018
Paper

Jason Childs (University of Regina)
Topic: "Legalizing and Regulating Cannabis"
Presentation: Feb 23, 2018

Stan Marshall President & CEO Nalcor Energy
Topic: "Understanding Muskrat Fall"
Presentation: Feb. 15, 2018
Video

Scott Lynch (Memorial University)
Topic: "An Economy Driven by Oil. Forecasting Key Provincial Economic Indicators Using

Larry Short  (Portfolio Manager HollisWealth, a division of Industrial Alliance Securities Inc.) Topic: "A Financial Plan for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador"

Trevor Tombe  (University of Calgary)
Topic: "Fiscal Transfers Between Provinces: The Causes and Consequences"
Presentaion: Nov. 17, 2017

Michael Salvaris (Deakin University)
Topic: "Measuring the Future we Want
Presentation: Nov.14, 2017

Xueli Tang  (Deakin University, Australia)
Topic: "Social Cohesion and Optimal Redistribution in Economies with Long-Run Growth."
Presentation: Nov. 10, 2017

Michael Smart  (University of Toronto)
Topic: "An estimable model of income redistribution in a federation: Musgrave meets Oat"
Presentation: Nov. 3, 2017

Terry Paddon (Auditor Gerneal, NL)
Topic: "The Financial Condition of NL"
Presentation: Oct. 25, 2017
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Wade Locke  (Economics, Memorial University)
Topic:  "State of NL Economy: From Bad to Worse"
Presentation: Oct. 20, 2017

Byron Spencer   (McMaster University)
Topic: "What Rates of Productivity Growth Would be Required to Offset the Effects of P
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 Explora"
Presentation: Sept. 27, 2017

Livio Di Matteo  (Lakehead University)
Topic:  """
Presentation: Sept 22, 2017

Chris Janes  (CMHC)
Topic: "Key Drivers of Demand, Current Conditions & Outlook for the St. John's Area Ho
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 Population 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

Terry Paddon  (Auditor General of Newfoundland and Labrador)
Topic: "Update on the Financial Condition of Newfoundland and Labrador"
Presentation Given February 17, 2016 3:00PM - 5:00PM SN 4073

Pierre-Oliver Pineau  (HEC Montreal)
Topic: "The Benefits of Integrating Electricity Markets-Why and How Canadian Provinces "
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

Armine Yalnizyan
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 Newfoundla
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