Festschrift: Craig Riddell

The Vancouver School of Economics at UBC was pleased to host a special Festschrift honouring W. Craig Riddell, Royal Bank Faculty Research Professor with the School, on the occasion of his academic retirement.

LOCATION

Vancouver School of Economics, 6000 Iona Drive MAP

AGENDA

Please click on the dates below to see the detailed agendas for those days, as well links to the discussion papers.

LUNCH

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Iona Building, Room 222

 

SESSION 1

Iona Building, Room 533

Chair: Chris Worswick

1:00pm - 2:00pm

"Pension Incentives and the Retirement Decisions of Couples"

Garry Barrett, University of Sydney

Discussant: Rhys Kesselman

2:00pm - 3:00pm

"The Glass Ceiling in Sweden"

Jim Albrecht & Sue Vroman, Georgetown University

Discussant: Marco Francesconi

 

COFFEE BREAK

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Iona Building, Room 533

SESSION 2

Iona Building, Room 533

Chair: Andrew Sharpe

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Gender-Targeted Job Ads in the Recruitment Process: Evidence from China

Peter Kuhn (UC Santa Barbara) and Kailing Shen (Xiamen University and Australian National University)

Discussant: Dwayne Benjamin

4:30pm - 5:30pm

"The Long Term Evolution of Female Human Capital"

Chris Robinson, University of Western Ontario

Discussant: Michael Baker

RECEPTION

6:00pm – 6:45pm

Iona Building, Room 533

 

DINNER

7:00pm – 9:30pm

Sage Bistro, 6331 Crescent Road

Tributes to Craig Riddell

BREAKFAST

8:00am - 9:00am

Iona Building, Room 300

 

SESSION 3

Iona Building, Room 301

Chair: Charles Beach

9:00am – 10:00am

"Payroll Taxes and Efficiency Wages

Kevin Lang, Boston University

Discussant: Steve Jones

 

COFFEE BREAK

10:00am – 10:30am

Iona Building, Room 301

 

10:30am - 11:30am  

"Compensation Inequality Within the Firm: A Field Study of a Multinational"

Chris Riddell, Cornell University

Discussant: Daniel Parent

11:30am – 12:30pm   

"Firms and Labor Market Inequality: Evidence and Some Theory"

David Card, UC Berkeley

Discussant: Henry Farber

 

LUNCH

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Iona Building, Room 300

SESSION 4

Iona Building, Room 301

Chair: Richard Harris

1:30pm - 2:30pm        

"Stability of Stated Preferences in the Health Workforce"

Denise Doiron, University of New South Wales

Discussant: Jeff Smith

2:30pm - 3:30pm        

"Open Borders in the European Union and Beyond"

John Kennan, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Discussant: Richard Lipsey

 

CLOSING REMARKS

3:30pm – 3:45pm

Iona Building, Room 301

EVENT PHOTOS

Please click here to visit the VSE Flickr page for photos of the event.