Queen's Applied Micro Conference

May 26-27, 2016

Hand-Purvis Conference Room 213
Dunning Hall
Queen's University




Thursday, May 26, 2016

11:30 - 12:30 p.m.         Registration and Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.           Fabian Lange (McGill University)
                                      "Supervisors and Performance Management Systems" (with Anders Frederiksen and Lisa Kahn)
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.             Vincent Pohl (University of Georgia)
                                      "Wage Premiums, Shirking Deterrence, Gift Exchange, and Employee Quality: Firm Evidence" (with Constanca Esteves-Sorenson and Ernesto Freitas)
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.             Break

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.             Laura Salisbury (York University)
                                      "Marrying for Money: Evidence from the First Wave of Married Women's Property Laws in the U.S." (with Peter Koudijs)
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.             Mary Ann Bronson (Georgetown University)
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.             Drinks & Dinner


Friday, May 27, 2016

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.             Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.           José Espín-Sánchez (Yale University)
                                      "Praying in the Desert" (with Salvador Gil-Guirado)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.          Martin Hackmann (Pennsylvania State University)
                                       "Evaluating the Allocative Efficiency in Long Term Care using Variation in Occupancies"
11:00 - 12:00 noon        Jean-François Houde (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
                                       "Sales Tax, E-commerce, and Amazon's Fulfillment Center Network" (with Peter Newberry and Katja Seim)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.             Lunch

If you are interested in attending, please e-mail Sharon Sullivan at sullivas@econ.queensu.ca.




A block of rooms has been reserved at the
Delta Kingston Waterfront Hotel (formerly Radisson Hotel Kingston Harbourfront), 1 Johnson Street (in downtown Kingston), for the nights of Wednesday, May 25th, Thursday, May 26th and/or Friday, May 27th at a special conference rate of $149.00 per night, plus taxes. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 1-888-548-6726, and say that you are booking under the Block of Rooms "Queen's Applied Micro Conference".  The block of rooms will be available until April 25th, so please book your room as soon as possible.


Park in the underground Nixon Field garage on the corner of Stuart and University as show on this map. Exit the garage in the back and walk up the hill on University Avenue. Dunning Hall is at the southwest corner of University and Union before the traffic light.


Sponsored by the John Deutsch Institute.