DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS SEMINARS AND EVENTS, 2017-2018

FALL TERM 2017

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Public Service Panel, 6:30 pm, Convocation Hall Foyer

Debbie Johnson (’90), Senior Counsel, Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections
Shannon Milroy (’08) Ontario Health Ministry and cofounder of the nonprofit YLabs at Harvard University
Nelson Paterson (’06) Chief of Policy Analysis, Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch, Department of Finance Canada
Keith Robicheau (’81) City Manager, City of North Bay, Ontario

FRIDAY OCTOBER 13
Information Session, 2:30 pm, The EconZone (AVDX G17)
Margaret Leighton (’07) Economics, St Andrews University (Scotland, UK)
“Life for an economics student after Mount Allison

Economics Seminar, 3:30 pm, AVDX 116
Margaret Leighton (’07)
“Labor market returns to college major specificity: Another reason why a general degree from a university ike Mount Allison is so excellent”

FRIDAY OCTOBER 20
Economics Student Society Event, 5:00 pm, The EconZone

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 17
Economics Seminar: 3:30 pm, AVDX 116
Barry Watson, Economics, UNB, Saint John
“Blown off-course? Unhealthy vices of the economically insecure during the Great Recession” (Health Economics)

FRIDAY DECEMBER 1
Economics Seminar & Graduate Recruiting for University of New Brunswick: 3:30 pm, AVDX 116
Mehmet Dalkir and Yuri Yevdokimov, Economics, UNB, Fredericton
Topic: “TBA”


WINTER TERM 2018


FRIDAY JANUARY 26
Economics Seminar & Graduate Recruiting for University of Regina: 3:30 pm, AVDX 116
Jason Childs (’96) Economics, University of Regina,
Topic: “TBA”

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 3
Annual Student Conference, Acadia University Economics Society, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

FRIDAY MARCH 16
Economics Seminar 3:30 pm, AVDX 116
Burç Kayahan, Economics, Acadia University
“Economics of Cruise Ships”

FRIDAY MARCH 23
Student Presentations, Atlantic Association of Applied Economists (AAAE), Halifax, Nova Scotia

FRIDAY APRIL 6
Economics Seminar 3:30 pm, AVDX 116
Nelson Paterson (’06), Chief of Policy Analysis, Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch, Department of Finance Canada
“Competition and Productivity in Canada”