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A list of the Programme Participants can be found here.
CWEC Lecture: Emi Nakamura (UC Berkeley) Is the Phillips Curve Getting Flatter?
Purvis Lecture: Nina Pavcnik (Dartmouth) International Trade, Firms, and Jobs: Perspectives from Emerging Economies
State of the Art Lectures:
Susan Athey (Stanford GSB) Designing and Analyzing Experiments with Machine Learning
Nick Bloom (Stanford University) Why Working from Home will Stick (with Jose Barrero and Steve Davis)
Silvia Goncalves (McGill University) Impulse Response Analysis for Structural Dynamic Models with Nonlinear Regressors (with Ana Herrera, Lutz Kilian and Elena Pesavento)
Bank of Canada Fellowship Lecture: Diego Restuccia (University of Toronto) From Micro to Macro: Land Institutions, Agricultural Productivity, and Structural Transformation
Canadian Public Policy Lecture: Kevin Milligan (UBC) How Progressive is the Canadian Personal Income Tax?
Environment and Climate Change Canada Special Lecture: Maureen Cropper (University of Maryland) On Valuing Climate Damages and the Social Cost of Carbon
Galbraith Prize in Economics Special Lecture: Mario Seccareccia (University of Ottawa) When Will the ‘Conventional Wisdom’ of Establishment Macroeconomics Catch Up with Reality? The Desperate Need for a Paradigm Shift