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Workshop: Joint Montreal Macro Brownbag


Monday 16 May 2022
From 9AM To 3PM

The ninth edition of the joint brownbag for macro research in Montreal took place on Monday May 16, from 9am to 3pm in person at CIRANO (1130 Rue Sherbrooke O #1400, Montréal, QC H3A 2M8).

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

This edition featured six presentations with Joao Galinda da Fonseca (Université de Montréal), Rui Castro (McGill University) Pavel Ševčik (UQAM), Davide Alonzo (Université de Montréal), Hafedh Bouakez (HEC Montreal) et Panagiotis Margaris (Concordia).

Alonzo, Davide
Bouakez, Hafedh
Castro, Rui
Professor, McGill University
Galindo da Fonseca, João
Assistant Professor
Ševčik, Pavel


9:00 - 9:15
9:15 - 10:00
“How are wages determined? A quasi-experimental test of wage determination theories”
João Galindo da Fonseca
10:00 - 10:45
“The Dynamics of Firm-level Pay: Theory and Evidence from Portugal”
Rui Castro
10:45 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:45
“Medium-term Business Cycles and Labor Market Search”
Pavel Ševčik
11:45 - 12:30
“The Distribution of Labor Market Surplus”
Davide Alonzo
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch and Coffee
13:30 - 14:15
“The Sectoral Origins of the Spending Multiplier”
Hafedh Bouakez
14:15 - 15:00
“Can Wealth Buy Health: Model of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Investments in Health”


1130 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 2M8, Canada