John Weatherall Visiting Scholar Fund in Economics

The John Weatherall Visiting Scholar Fund in Economics, which was generously funded by a gift from the Jim Pattison Foundation, provides resources for the Economics Department to invite top-flight economists from other institutions, especially leading scholars from outside of Canada, to visit Queen's for variable periods of time of one week or more.

Future John Weatherall Distinguished Fellows and Visiting Scholars:

  • Aaron Bodoh-Creed (Univ. of California, Berkeley), October 23-27, 2017
  • Paul Klein (Stockholm University), November 5 - 19, 2017
  • Matt Gentry (LSE), November 13 - 17, 2017
  • Lars Stentoft (Univ. of Western Ontario), Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2017
  • Soren Johansen (Univ. of Copenhagen), February 12 - 23, 2018
  • Katarina Juselius (Univ. of Copenhagen), February 12 - 23, 2018
  • Giulio Fella (Queen Mary Univ. of London, May 7 - 11, 2018

To date, the following individuals have visited Queen's as John Weatherall Distinguished Fellows and Visiting Scholars:

2017

  • Cyril Monnet (Univ. of Bern), Switzerland, August 28 - September 1, 2017
  • Giuseppe Cavaliere (Univ. of Di Bologna, Italy), August 7 - 11, 2017, "Bootstrap Inference Under Random Distributional Limits".
  • Benjamin Lester (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia), June 12-16, 2017, "Screening and Adverse Selection in Frictional Markets".
  • Giovanni Gallipoli (UBC), June 5 - 9, 2017.
  • Jason Allen (Bank of Canada) June 2 - 9, 2017.

 

2016

  • Ross McKitrick (University of Guelph), Fall Term 2016, "Externalities, Emission Taxes and Carbon Pricing".
  • Erik Kimbrough (Simon Frasier University), Dec. 12 - 16, 2016, “Kinship, Fractionalization, and Corruption”.
  • Giovanni Gallipoli (UBC), Nov. 14 - 18, 2016, "The Costs of Occupational Mobility: An Aggregate Analysis".
  • Victor Rios-Rull (Univ. of Pennsylvania), Nov. 7 - 11, 2016, "Organizational Equilibrium with Capital''.
  • Kevin J. Murphy (Univ. of Southern California), Oct. 17 - 21, 2016, "Relational Adaptation under Reel Authority".
  • Charles Kahn (Univ. of Illinois), Oct. 3 -7, 2016, "Governance Through Threats of Intervention and Exit".
  • Luca Corazzini (Univ. of Messina), Sept. 12 - Oct. 5, 2016, "Does Paternal Unemployment Affect Young Adult Offspring's Personality?"
  • Rod Garratt (U. of California, Santa Barbara), Sept. 12 - 16, 2016, "Auction Design".
  • Giuseppe Cavaliere (Univ. of Di Bologna, Itlay), Aug. 8 - 12, 2016.  Talk was based on three papers: "Wild Bootstrap of the Sample Mean in the Infinite Variance Case"; "Sieve-based inference for infinite-variance linear processes"; "Unit root inference for non-stationary linear processes driven by infinite variance innovations".
  • Kris Mitchener (Santa Clara Univ.) Aug. 2 - 5, 2016, "Network Contagion and Interbank Amplification during the Great Depression".
  • Jonathan Chiu (Victoria University of Wellington) June 6-7, and 15-16, 2016.
  • Laura Salisbury (York Univ.), May 24 - 27, 2016, "Marrying for Money: Evidence from the First Wave of Marital Property Laws in the U.S.".
  • Vincent Pohl (Univ. of Georgia), May 24 - 27, 2016, "Wage Premiums, Shirking Deterrence, Gift Exchange and Employee Quality".
  • Martin Hackman (Penn State Univ.), May 24 - 27, 2016, "Evaluating the Allocative Efficiency in Long Term Care using Variation in Occupancies".
  • Hashem Pesaran (San Diego, California), May 2 - 6, 2016, "Survey Measures for the Analysis of Financial Bubbles and Crashes".
  • Tony Smith (Yale University), May 2 - 6, 2016, "The Historical Evolution of the Wealth Distribution: A Quantitative - Theoretic Investigation".
  • Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia), April 4-8, 2016, "International Financial Integration and Crisis Contagion".
  • Yongmin Chen (University of Colorado), February 29 - March 4, 2016, "Design Patent Damages under Sequential Innovation".

     

2015

  • Jim MacGee (University of Western Ontario), Sept. 15-18, Sept. 28 - Oct.2, 2015, Oct. 13-16, Oct. 19-23, Nov. 23-27 and Nov.30 - Dec. 4, 2015.
  • Jonathan Chiu (Bank of Canada), Oct. 21, Nov. 10-11, 2015.
  • Joel Rodrigue (Vanderbilt University), October 5 - 9, 2015, "Price and Quality Dynamics in Export Markets".
  • Gabriele Camera (Chapman University), September 21 - 25, 2015, "Money is More than Memory".
  • Bill Collins (Vanderbilt University), August 10 - 14, 2015.
  • Giuseppe Cavaliere (University of Di Bologna), August 10 - 14, 2015.
  • Yan Bai (University of Rochester), June 1 - 5, 2015, "The Maturity and Payment Schedule of Sovereign Debt".
  • Shengxing Zhang (LSE), April 27 -May 1, 2015, "Monetary Exchange in Over-the-Counter Markets: A Theory of Speculative Bubbles, the Fed Model, and Self-fulfilling Liquidity Crises".
  • Hans-Martin v.Gaudecker (University of Bonn), February 23 - 27, 2015, Measurement Error in Subjective Expectations and the Empirical Content of Economic Models".
  • Martin Hackmann (Penn State University), March 9 - 13, 2015, "The Welfare Effects of Provider Reimbursement Rates: Evidence from the Nursing Home Industry".

 

2014

  • Wolf Wagner (University of Tilburg), September 10-18, 2014, "The Disturbing Interaction between Countercyclical Capital Requirements and Systemic Risk".
  • Steve Williamson (Washington University), September 2 - 6, 2014, "Central Bank Purchases of Private Assets".
  • Alex Stomper (Humbolt University), Aug. 25 - 29, 2014, "Insuring the Doubtful and Timid".
  • Giuseppe Cavaliere (University of Di Bologna), July 31 - August 7, 2014
  • Cyril Monnet (Universidad of Bern, Switzerland), June 30 - July 14, 2014, "Rational Opacity".
  • Jeremy Lise  (Univeristy College London), June 17 - 21, 2014, Matching, Sorting and Wages".
  • Marc Chan (University of Technology, Sydney), June 17 - 21, 2014, Welfare Dependence and Self-Control: An Empirical Analysis".
  • Nirav Mehta (University of Western Ontario), June 17 - 21, 2014, Ability Tracking, School and parental Effort, and Student Achievement:  A Structural Model & Estimation".
  • Claudio Lucarelli Herrara (Universidad de los Andes), June 17 - 21, 2014, Computation of Dynamic Capacity Games".
  • Shouyong Shi (University of Toronto), April 24-25 and April 28-30, 2014, "Financial Frictions, Investment Delay and Asset Market Interventions".
  • Soren Johansen (University of Copenhagen), March 23 - 29, 2014.

 

2013

  • David Longworth (Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute and Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada), September 1, 2013 - May 31, 2014.
  • Henry Siu (Univeristy of British Columbia), November 11-15 & 25-29, 2013, "The Trend is the Cycle: Job Polarization and Jobless Recoveries".
  • Enrique Mendoza (University of Pennsylvania), October 7-11, 2013, "Optimal Time-Consistent Macroprudential Policy".
  • Loretta Fung (National Tsing Hua Tsing University), September 30 - October 4, 2013.
  • Joseph Altonji (Yale University), September 30 - October 4, 2013, "Estimating The Cream Skimming Effect of School Choice".
  • Martin Wolf (Financial Times), September 30 - October 4, 2013, "Has the Financial Crisis Changed the World?"  Video
  • Alison Wolf (Kings College, London), September 30 - October 4, 2013, "The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World".
  • David Longworth (Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute and Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada), September 1, 2012 - May 31, 2013.
  • Giuseppe Cavaliere (Universita di Bologna), August 21-27, 2013.
  • Rob Taylor (University of Nottingham), August 21-27, 2013.
  • Victor Rios-Rull (Minnesota), June 3-7, 2013, "Balance Sheet Recessions".
  • Edi Karni (John Hopkins), March 18-22, 2013.  Three papers discussed, "Continuity, Completeness and the Definition of Weak Preferences", "Familiarity Breeds Completeness" and "Subjective Expected Utility with Incomplete Preferences".

2012

  • Chris Minns (London School of Economics), September 1 - December 31, 2012, "Picking Winners?  The Effect of Birth Order and Migration on Parental Human Capital Investments in Pre‐modern England".
  • Josep Pijoan-Mas (CEMFI), November 19-23, 2012, "Small Scale Reservation Laws and the Misallocation of Talent".
  • Naomi Lamoreaux (Yale), October 29-Nov.2, 2012, "Contractual Freedom and the Evolution of Corporate Governance: The Case of Britain".
  • Joon Park (Indiana), October 26-31, 2012, "Asymptotic Theory of Maximum Likelihood Estimator for Diffusion Model".
  • Rob Taylor (University of Nottingham), October 23-28, 2012
  • Don Andrews (Yale), October 22-28, 2012, "Conditional Likelihood Ratio Tests in Linear and Nonlinear Moment Condition Models".
  • Giuseppe Cavaliere (Universita di Bologna), August 1-8, 2012.
  • Victor Rios-Rull (Minnesota), June 11-15, 2012, "Engineering a Paradox of Thrift Recession''.
  • Mark Bils (Rochester), May 28 - June 1, 2012, "Testing for Keynesian Labor Demand".
  • Cyril Monnet (University of Bern - Switzerland), May 17-23, 2012, "Why Rent When You Can Buy: A theory of Repurchase Agreement" .
  • Jonathan Chiu (Bank of Canada), April 30 - May 4, 2012.
  • Victor Rios-Rull (Minnesota), April 13, 2012, "Engineering a Paradox of Thrift Recession''.
  • Russell Cooper (European University Institute), March 26-30, 2012. "Costly Labor Adjustment: E ects of China's Employment Regulations".

2011

  • Giuseppe Cavaliere (Universita di Bologna), October 3-7, 2011. "Testing for Unit Roots in Bounded Time Series".
  • Robert Taylor (Nottingham), September 22-28, 2011. "Bootstrap Determination of the Co-integration Rank in VAR Models".
  • Stephen Williamson (Washington University, St. Louis), September 19-30, 2011.  "Liquidity, Monetary Policy, and the Financial Crisis: A New Monetarist Approach".
  • David Longworth (Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute and Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada), September 1, 2011 - May 31, 2012
  • Florence Goffette-Nagot (CNRS), June 17 - July 1, 2011. "Housing Wealth Accumulation: The Role of Public Housing".
  • Jonathan Levin (Stanford), June 14-17, 2011. "Learning from Seller Experiments in Online Markets".
  • Stephen Williamson (Washington University, St. Louis), June 13-17, 2011. "Credit Markets, Limited Commitment, and Government Debt".
  • Robert Shimer (Chicago), June 6-10, 2011. "Dynamic Adverse Selection: A Theory of Illiquidity, Fire Sales, and Flight to Quality".
  • Michael Jansson (UC Berkeley), May 9-13, 2011. "Generalized Jackknife Estimators of Weighted Average Derivatives".
  • David Longworth (Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute and Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada), January 1 - April 30, 2011 (Term Adjunct). "A Survey of Macroprudential Policy Issues".
  • Lee Ohanian (UC Los Angeles), March 28-April 1, 2011. "Puzzles About the Great Recession".
  • Søren Johansen (University of Copenhagen), March 14-18, 2011. "Likelihood Inference for a Fractionally Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive Model".
  • Timothy Guinnane (Yale University), March 7-11, 2011. "Population and Economic Growth in the Long Run: Southwest Germany, 1640-1914".

2010

  • Siwan Anderson (University of British Columbia), June 20 - July 3, 2010. "Caste as an Impediment to Trade".
  • Patrick Francois (University of British Columbia), June 20 - July 3, 2010. "Competition Builds Trust".
  • John Geweke (University of Iowa and University of Technology Sydney), May 16-22, 2010. "Optimal Prediction Pools".
  • Shouyong Shi (University of Toronto), April 12 - April 23, 2010. "Efficient Search on the Job and the Business Cycle". As well June 7-18, 2010.
  • Edi Karni (Johns Hopkins), March 15-19, 2010. "Bayesian Decision Making Under Uncertainty".
  • Robert Feenstra (UC Davis), May 3-7, 2010. "Globalization, Competition, and the U.S. Price Level".

2009

  • Finn Kydland (University of California, Santa Barbara), November 5-7, 2009.
  • Victor Rios-Rull (University of Minnesota), November 1-8, 2009. "Labor Share and Technology Dynamics".
  • Cyril Monnet (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia), August 27 - September 11, 2009 and September 21 - October 1, 2009. "Money Talks".
  • Robert Gibbons (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), May 19-22, 2009. "Firms In Markets Under Uncertainty: How Integration Decisions and the Price Mechanism Interact".
  • Steve Coate (Cornell University), May 11-15, 2009, "Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities".
  • Randy Wright (University of Pennsylvania), April 20-24, 2009, "Money and Capital: A Quantitative Analysis".
  • Christopher Flinn (New York University), March 30 - April 3, 2009, "On-the-Job Search, Minimum Wages, and Labor Market Outcomes in an Equilibrium Bargaining Framework".
  • George Mailath (University of Pennsylvania), March 16-20, 2009, "Bounded Recall in Repeated Games" and "Reputations".
  • Anji Redish (U.B.C.), February 21 - March 6, 2009, "A Model of Indivisible Commodity Money with Applications to Early Modern England" and "Coin Sizes and Payments in Commodity Money Systems".
  • Marc Faber (Hong Kong), March 3, 2009, "Were You Born Before 2007 or After?".

2008

  • Richard Rogerson (Arizona State University), December 8-12, 2008, "Labor Supply in a Frictional Labor Market".
  • Mario Crucini (Vanderbilt), July 1 - August 31, 2008, "Accounting for Persistence and Volatility of Good-Level Real Exchange Rates: The Role of Sticky Information" and "A Model of International Cities: Implications for Trade and Real Exchange Rates".
  • Douglas Gale (New York University), May 5-9, 2008, "Archetypes and Polytypes".
  • Stanley Engerman (University of Rochester), March 10-14, 2008, "Once Upon a Time in the Americas: Land and Immigration Policies in the New World"

2007

Bentley MacLeod (Columbia), November 19-23, 2007, "Construction Contracts (or: How to Get the Right Building at the Right Price?)" and "Performance Pay and Wage Inquality".