Visiting Speaker Seminars 2023-2024

Contact: Prof. Xiaowen Lei

All seminars are on Friday at 3:30 p.m. 

Date Speaker Institution Title Host Location
September 15 N/A  


September 22 Lisa Parquinio University of Western Ontario Segregation and the March Right: Extreme Right Politics in England and Whales Kurt Annen Mackinnon Room 230
September 29 Pinar Deniz Marmara University A Revisit to Political Institutions and Inequality  Johanna Goertz Mackinnon Room 230
October 06 N/A (Thanksgiving Weekend)        
October 13 Yucheng Yang Univeristy of Zurich DeepHAM - A Global Solution Method for Heterogeneous Agent Models with Aggregate Shocks Xiaowen Lei Mackinnon Room 230
October 20 Nathan Lassance UCLouvain, Belgium Sentiment-Based Portfolios Zhenzhen Fan Mackinnon Room 230
October 27 Achim Wambach University of mannheim Constraints on Matching Markets Based on Moral Concerns Mike Hoy Mackinnon Room 230
November 03  Anqi Li University of Waterloo Learning New Bias: Misspecifications and Consequences  Rene Kirkegaard Mackinnon Room 230
November 10 George Orlov Cornell University The Effect of Peers on Effort and Achievement: Evidence from Random Group Assisgnments in Multiple Classrooms Johanna Goertz Mackinnon Room 230
November 17 DEF Research Event       Mackinnon Room 230
November 24 Bin Li University of Waterloo   Hong Li Mackinnon Room 230
December 01 Alan Huang University of Waterloo   Zhenzhen Fan Mackinnon Room 720
December 08 Mirela Sandulescu Ross School of Business, University of Michigan   Zhenzhen Fan Mackinnon Room 720
December 15 N/A       N/A
December 22 N/A       N/A
December 29 University Closed       N/A
January 05 Jean-François Bégin Simon Fraser University   Hong Li Mackinnon Room 720
January 12 N/A       N/A
January 19 N/A       N/A
January 26 N/A       N/A
February 02         Mackinnon Room 224
February 09         Mackinnon Room 224
February 16         Mackinnon Room 224
February 23 Reading Week       N/A
March 01 Ben Feng Univeristy of Waterloo Generalized Importance Sampling for Nested Simulation Hong Li Mackinnon Room 224
March 08 Edward Furman York University Generalized Weighted Risk Functionals: Quo Vadis? Hong Li Mackinnon Room 224
March 15 Baxter Robinson University of Western Ontario Publicly-Listed Firms, Capital Misallocation, and Cross-Country Productivity Xiaowen Lei Mackinnon Room 224
March 22 Jean Guillaume Forand University of Waterloo Bureaucratic Partisanship Kurt Annen Mackinnon Room 224
March 29 Good Friday       N/A
April 05 Anik Ashraf LMU, Munich Layoffs and Productivity at a Bangladeshi Sweater Factory Mike Hoy Mackinnon Room 224
April 12         Mackinnon Room 720
April 19 Marius Zoican University of Toronto Mississauga   Zhenzhen Fan Mackinnon Room 720
April 26         Mackinnon Room 720



Fall 2024 - Winter 2025

Date Speaker Institution Title Host Location
September 13 N/A        
September 20 N/A        
September 27 N/A        
October 03 (Thursday) Arturas Juodis                          University of Amsterdam       


Alex Maynard  
October 04          
October 11 N/A (Thanksgiving Weekend)        
October 18 Steven Riddiough University of Toronto   Ilias Tsiakas  
October 25          
November 01 Qian Yang McMaster Univeristy   Zhenzhen Fan  
November 08 Paul Klein University of Stockholm   Xiaowen Lei  
November 15 DEF Research Event        
November 22 Kenneth Kasa Simon Fraser University   Xiaowen Lei  
November 29 Murrat Yildiz Toronto Metropolitan University   Eric Chi  
December 06 F24 Exam Period        
December 13 F24 Exam Period       N/A
December 20          
December 27 University Closed       N/A
January 03          
January 10 N/A       N/A
January 17 N/A       N/A
January 24 N/A       N/A
January 31          
February 07          
February 14          
February 21 Reading Week        
February 28 Stephane Mechoulan Dalhousie University    Alex Maynard  
March 07          
March 14          
March 21          
March 28          
April 04          
April 11 W25 Exam Period         
April 18 Good Friday        
April 25