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Workshop: Montreal Macro Brown Bag


Tuesday 5 Dec 2023
From 8:45AM To 1PM

The eleventh edition of the joint brownbag for macro research in Montreal will take place on Tuesday December 5 at CIRANO.

The Joint Montreal Macro Brownbag gives Montreal-based researchers in macroeconomics the opportunity to meet and discuss each others’ work. The event bring together researchers from all economics departments in Montreal and promotes their collaboration.

This edition will include 5 presentations with Paul Gomme (Concordia University, CIRANO), Marlon Seror (UQAM), Panos Margaris (Concordia University), Guillaume Sublet (UdeM) and Nora Traum (HEC Montreal, CIRANO).
It was organized with the help of Sophie Osotimehin (UQAM, CIRANO) and Giacomo Candian (HEC, CIRANO).

Gomme, Paul
CIRANO Researcher and Fellow
Professor, Concordia University
Ph.D., Economics, University of Western Ontario
Margaris, Panos
Assistant Professor, Concordia University
Seror, Marlon
Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Sublet, Guillaume
Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal
PhD in Economics, University of Minnesota
Traum, Nora
CIRANO Researcher
Associate Professor, HEC Montréal
Ph.D., Economics, Université d'Indiana


8:45 - 9:00
Welcome and breakfast
9:00 - 9:40
Private versus Social Responses to a Pandemic
9:40 - 9:45
5 minutes break
9:45 - 10:25
Floating population: migration with(out) family and the spatial distribution of economic activity
Marlon Seror
10:25 - 10:30
5 minutes break
10:30 - 11:10
Together We Tip the Scale: The Spatial Concentration of Obesity
Panos Margaris
11:10 - 11:25
15 minutes break
11:25 - 12:05
The Optimal Degree of Discretion in Fiscal Policy
Guillaume Sublet
12:05 - 12:10
5 minutes break
12:10 - 12:50
Dynamics of Job Search Effort and Vacancies: Evidence from Classified Advertisements
12:50 - 13:30


1130 Rue Sherbrooke O #1400, Montréal, QC H3A 2M8, Canada

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