Public Policies in Canada and the United States

Philip Oreopoulos and David Card, Organizers

October 27-28, 2016

Palais des congrès de Gatineau

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, October 27
1:15 pm
Kory Kroft, University of Toronto and NBER
Fabian Lange, McGill University and NBER
Matthew J. Notowidigdo, University of Chicago and NBER
Matthew Tudball, University of Toronto

Long Time Out: Unemployment and Joblessness in Canada and the United States
1:16 pm
Stephen Jones, McMaster University
Craig Riddell, University of British Columbia

Unemployment, Marginal Attachment and Labour Force Participation in Canada and the United States
1:17 pm
David Albouy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Chandler Lutz, Securities and Exchange Commission
Casey Warman, Dalhousie University and NBER

Local Labor Markets in Canada and the United States
3:30 pm
Hilary W. Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Mark Stabile, INSEAD

Small Differences that Matter: Differences in the Social Safety Net and the Implications for Women and Children
3:31 pm
Kevin S. Milligan, University of British Columbia and NBER

Old Age Security and Pensions
Friday, October 28
9:00 am
Judith Scott-Clayton, Columbia University and NBER
Philip Oreopoulos, University of Toronto and NBER

Community College and Vocational Education
9:01 am
Steven F. Lehrer, Queen's University and NBER

Comparing the Heterogeneous Effects of Skills on Post-Secondary School Choice and Early Labour Market Outcomes between Canada and the United States
9:02 am
Michael Baker, University of Toronto and NBER
Janet Currie, Princeton University and NBER
Hannes Schwandt, Northwestern University and NBER

Inequality in Mortality Over the Life Course: A Comparison of the U.S. and Canada
11:00 am
Ana Damas De Matos, HEC Montréal
Daniel Parent, HEC Montreal

Canada and High Skill Immigration in the U.S.: Way Station or Farm System?
11:01 am
Andrew J. Clarke, University of Melbourne
Ana Ferrer, University of Waterloo
Mikal Skuterud, University of Waterloo

A Comparative Analysis of the Labour Market Performance of University-Educated Immigrants in Australia, Canada, and the United States: Does Policy Matter?
1:30 pm
David A. Green, University of British Columbia

Technology and Inequality
1:31 pm
Audra Bowlus, University of Western Ontario
Haoming Liu, National University of Singapore
Chris Robinson, University of Western Ontario

Different Paths? Human Capital Prices, Wages and Inequality in Canada and the U.S.
1:32 pm
Marie Connolly, Université du Québec à Montréal
Miles Corak, City University of New York
Catherine Haeck, Université du Québec à Montréal

Intergenerational Income Mobility in Canada and the United States