Research Seminars

Fall 2018 Schedule 

Seminars are held on Fridays from 3:45 to 5:00PM in Schwartz 289. These are formal (and sometimes technical) research seminars where recent findings are presented. Students and faculty from any department are welcome to attend.

Date Presenter Topic / Title
14 Sept

Teng Wah Leo
(StFX Economics)

Alienation & Segmentation Between Latent Classes of American Household Income Distributions
21 Sept

Bank of Canada

Career Opportunities for Economics Students
28 Sept Norovsambuu Tumennasan
(Dalhousie University)
Focality of Truthtelling
12 Oct Fraser Summerfield
(StFX Economics)
Changing Careers, Radically or Incrementally, in Booms and Recessions
19 Oct Weina Zhou
(Dalhousie University)
The Massive Expansion of Western Fast-food Restaurants and Children's Weight in China

2 Nov

Brandon Malloy
(StFX Economics)
Evolving Attitudes on the Economic Impact of Immigrants: Evidence from the European Social Survey

30 Nov

Greg Tkacz
(StFX Economics)

Payments Data, Machine Learning and Nowcasting GDP