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2014 Conference of Canadian Economic Association

Canadian economists are meeting in Vancouver for their annual meeting, starting today. Don’t miss the CRDCN sessions chaired by Ted McDonald: the first on Labour Market Transitions, the second on Returns to Education.

 

 

 

CRDCN Sessions at CEA 2014

Chair: Ted McDonald (Academic Director, New Brunswick RDC)

Labour Market Transitions (Saturday, May 31 8:30-10:00 am)

  • Javdani Haji, Mohsen (University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus):
    Gender Differences in the Wage Returns to Promotions: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data
  • Amedah, Sid Ali (Employment and Social Development Canada):
    Role of inheritance Receipt on Retirement Decision
  • Han, Jing (University of Manitoba):
    The Causal Eeffect of Job Loss on Canada's Immigrant General and Mental Health: Dynamic Comparison Study Based on the National Population Health Survey (2000-2011)

Discussants: Fang, Tony (Monash University); McDonald, Ted (University of New Brunswick); Guliani, Harminder (University of Regina)

Returns to Education (Saturday, May 31 4:00-5:30 pm)

  • Summerfield, Fraser (University of Guelph):
    Labor Market Conditions, Skill Requirements and Education Mismatch
  • Teng, Jiayuan (University of Guelph):
    The evolution of Returns to Education in the High-End Canadian Labor Market
  • Garcia-Medina, B. Cecilia (Banco de Mexico):
    Earnings Instability and Long-term Inequality by Education in Canada, 1993-2009: Evidence from the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics

Discussants: Yedan, Ali (Université Laval); Kyui, Natalia (Bank of Canada); Gray, David M. (University of Ottawa)