Frontiers in the Economics of Organizations and Markets: Theory, Applications and Methods

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              May 25, 2018 - University of Toronto Mississauga

                                Room IB140, Instructional Building

 

RSVP

Registration deadline: May 23, 11:59 pm.

 

The Institute for Management and Innovation is proud to host the fourth edition of the workshop
'Frontiers in the Economics of Organizations and Markets'.
The workshop has three main objectives:

  1. expose the research faculty of the University of Toronto to cutting-edge research on firm's organization and market economics,
  2. stimulate a discussion on the future development of these fields, and
  3. promote interaction between scholars at the University of Toronto and other Canadian Universities with leading international researchers

 

Schedule

Directions

Speakers                        

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Schedule

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM     Continental Breakfast

09:30 AM - 09:45 AM     Opening Remarks

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM     Parag Pathak
                                       'Choice and Consequence: Assessing Mismatch at Chicago Exam Schools'

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM     Coffee Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM     Douglas Bernheim
                                       '
A Theory of Endogenous Preferences'

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM     Lunch at the 'Blind Duck'

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM     Muriel Niederle
                                       'Probabilistic States versus Multiple Certainties: The Obstacle of Uncertainty in Contignent Reasoning'

02:30 PM - 02:45 PM     Coffee Break

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM     Rohini Pande
                                       '
On Her Account: Can Strengthening Women's Financial Control Boost Female Labor Supply?'

03:45 PM - 04:00 PM     Coffee Break

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM     Samuel Kortum
                                      
'Firm-to-Firm Trade: Imports, Exports, and the Labor Market'

05:00 PM                        Reception Atrium IB

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Directions

Directions to UTM

University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6


Parking

Free parking is available in Parking Lot 9 and the CCT Garage! (please see sign on map below).


Driving

Traveling East on Hwy 401 (from Windsor/London)

  • Exit Hwy 401 at Erin Mills Parkway
  • Turn right (South) onto Erin Mills Parkway
  • Turn left (East) onto Burnhamthorpe Road
  • Turn right (South) onto Mississauga Road
  • UTM is on your left-hand side

Traveling East on the QEW (from Niagara/Hamilton)

  • Exit QEW at Mississauga Road
  • Turn left onto service road to Mississauga Road
  • Make left (North) onto Mississauga Road
  • Cross Dundas Street W.
  • UTM is on your right-hand side

Traveling West on the QEW (from Toronto)

  • Exit QEW at Mississauga Road Turn left (North) onto Mississauga Road
  • Cross Dundas Street W. UTM is on your right-hand side

Traveling West on Hwy 401

  • Exit Hwy 401 onto Hwy 403 West
  • Exit Hwy 403 at Erin Mills Parkway
  • Turn left (South) onto Erin Mills Parkway to Burnhamthorpe Road
  • Turn left (East) onto Burnhamthorpe Road
  • Turn right (South) on Mississauga Road
  • UTM is on your left-hand side

 

Walking on Campus to the IB Building

Please follow the signs to the IB  (Instructional Building)! Several posts will be on UTM campus to give directions to that building.

 

Maps & Directions

Map of UTM Campus

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Speakers

Douglas Bernheim is the Edward Ames Edmonds Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Stanford University, as well as Department Chair. His awards and honors include election as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the Econometric Society, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, and an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship. He has served as a Co-editor of the American Economic Review.

Samuel Kortum is the James Burrows Moffatt Professor of Economics at Yale. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Research Associate at the NBER. In 2004, he and Jonathan Eaton received the Frisch Medal for their paper “Technology, Geography, and Trade” published in Econometrica. He served as an Editor of the Journal of Political Economy from 2008 to 2012.

Muriel Niederle is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Stanford University. She is an elected fellow of the Econometric Society and has won an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship and an NSF Career Grant. She served as an Associate Editor at the American Economic Journal – Microeconomics, Journal of the European Economic Association, and Quantitative Economics. She is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

Rohini Pande is the Rafik Hariri Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard Kennedy School. She co-directs the Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) Initiative. She is an Executive Committee member of the Bureau of Research on Economic Development (BREAD), co-chair of the Political Economy and Government Group at Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), board member at Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

Parag A. Pathak is the Jane Berkowitz Carlton and Dennis William Carlton Professor of Microeconomics at MIT, founding co-director of the NBER Working Group on Market Design, and founder of MIT's School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (SEII), a laboratory focused on education, human capital, and the income distribution. His work has also helped to design the Boston, Chicago, Denver, Newark, New Orleans, New York, and Washington DC school choice systems. The IMF listed him as one of 25 top economists under age 45 in 2014. He was awarded the 2016 Social Choice and Welfare as the top young scholar in social choice and welfare economics and elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has served as an Associate Editor at the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Econometrica.

 

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