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University of Toronto/University of British Columbia Summer Conference


Toronto, May 17-18, 2018
Rotman School of Management
Room L1065

Thursday, May 17

8:15-8:45 am
Light Breakfast

8:45-9:00 am
Welcome and introductions

9:00-10:00 am
Guangli Lu (UBC) "Learning Housing Prices From Online Appraisal Information"

am Break

10:15-11:15 am
Avni Shah, Toronto, "I'll Have What She's Having": Identifying Social Influence in Household Mortgage Decisions

11:15-11:30 am

11:30-12:30 pm
Tom Davidoff and Tsur Somerville, UBC, "Not in My Neighbor's Backyard: Laneway homes and neighbors' property values"

12:30-1:30 pm

1:30-2:30 pm
Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Toronto, "The Microgeography of Housing Supply".

2:30-2:45 pm

2:45-3:45 pm
Kristian Behrens, UQAM, "Prime Locations"

6:00 pm
Presenters' Dinner: Le Paradis Bistro, 166 Bedford Road (walking distance from Rotman or hotel)

Friday, May 18

8:45-9:30 am
Light Breakfast

9:30-10:30 am
William Strange, Toronto, "Building Specialization, Anchor Tenants and Agglomeration Economies"

10:30-10:45 am

10:45-11:45 am
Lu Han, UT Rotman, "Employment Networks in the Professions"

11:45-12:45 pm

12:45-1:45 pm
Justin Tyndall, UBC, "Light Rail Transit, Employment and Household Sorting"

1:45-2:00 pm

2:00-3:00 pm
Jonathan Hall, Toronto, "Can Tolling Help Everyone? Estimating the Aggregate and Distributional Consequence of Congestion Pricing"

3:00 pm
Concluding Comments

About the Conference


Rotman School of Management, Room L1065


105 St. George Street, Toronto

To Register:

Contact conference administrator Audrey Lake at

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