2012 North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society

Summary of All Sessions

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Session
ID code
Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
1June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
G03 Social Value of Information4
8June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
G27 Liquidity and Business Cycles3
12June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
G36 Growth and Misallocation3
16June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
G42 Finance 14
28June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
166 Strategic Reasoning: Foundations4
32June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
3245 (3rd floor above rooms 1246/2245) Repeated Games4
41June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
G43 Behavioral Economics4
50June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
G44 Auctions 14
83June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
G05 Housing Markets and Neighborhood Choice3
94June 28, 2012
14:00-15:30
G45 Industry Studies4
2June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
G03 Financial Frictions in DSGE Models4
11June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
G05 Labor Economics 14
13June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
G27 Public Policy4
27June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
G40 Decision Theory 14
31June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
G44 Asymmetric Information4
42June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
G36 Behavior and Evolution4
51June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
G42 Auctions 24
74June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
G43 Matching Estimators and Regression Discontinuity4
78June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
166 Development and Political Economy3
90June 29, 2012
9:00-10:30
165 Automobile Demand3
15June 29, 2012
11:00-12:30
G27 Business Cycles 13
29June 29, 2012
11:00-12:30
G03 Decision Theory 24
36June 29, 2012
11:00-12:30
G36 Experiments4
47June 29, 2012
11:00-12:30
G05 Learning and Price Discovery4
52June 29, 2012
11:00-12:30
G42 Auctions 34
75June 29, 2012
11:00-12:30
G43 GMM and Panel Data4
79June 29, 2012
11:00-12:30
166 Development, Human Capital and Labor Markets3
84June 29, 2012
11:00-12:30
G44 Urban Economics and Economic Geography3
96June 29, 2012
11:00-12:30
165 Search and Labor Markets3
7June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
G05 Econometrics and Numerical Methods for DSGE Models4
23June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
G27 Business Cycles with Financial Frictions4
30June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
G36 Decision Making under Uncertainty4
34June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
G40 Mechanism Design 14
40June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
G42 Dynamic Models of Politics4
45June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
G43 Finance 14
70June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
G03 Partial Identification4
72June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
G44 Econometrics of Financial Markets 14
80June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
166 Development and Agriculture3
81June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
101 Empirical Analysis of Auctions4
91June 29, 2012
14:00-15:30
165 Demand Estimation and Revealed Preference4
5June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
G03 Bailouts and Banking4
26June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
G05 International Trade3
35June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
G40 Information and Media in Politics3
44June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
G27 Two-Sided Markets3
48June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
G36 Organizations 14
57June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
165 Theoretical Industrial Organization4
60June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
G42 History and Institutions4
61June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
1246 Behavioral Mechanism Design 4
62June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
G43 Panel Models and Common Factors3
76June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
G44 Instrumental Variables and Testing4
93June 30, 2012
9:00-10:30
166 Non-Linear Pricing and Price Discrimination3
6June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
G03 Inflation, Expectations, and Policy 3
9June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
G05 Leveraging4
14June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
1246 Business Cycles 24
46June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
165 Crime and Law Enforcement3
66June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
G27 Quantile Regression4
69June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
G36 Forecasting and VARs4
73June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
G42 Econometrics of Financial Markets 24
77June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
G43 Identification and Instrumental Variables4
82June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
101 Medical Markets and Adverse Selection3
86June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
G44 International Trade and Productivity2
98June 30, 2012
11:00-12:30
166 Education4
4June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
G40 Financial Microstructure4
21June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
G03 Technology, and Firm Dynamics3
24June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
G05 Currency Markets3
49June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
G27 Organizations 23
53June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
1246 Matching4
56June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
G42 Mechanism Design 23
68June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
G36 Instrumental Variables4
71June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
G43 Time Series: Hypothesis Testing3
85June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
165 Energy Markets and the Environment4
87June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
G44 International Trade and Innovation3
97June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
166 Firm Organization and Productivity3
99June 30, 2012
14:00-15:30
101 Discrimination4
3July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
G03 Expectations and Macro-Financial Decisions4
17July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
G05 Network Interactions3
22July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
G40 Monetary and Fiscal Policy3
25July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
G27 International Finance4
33July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
G36 Corporate Finance and Financial Microstructure3
38July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
G44 Political Economy4
59July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
G42 Principal-Agent Models4
67July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
101 Networks and Social Interaction3
88July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
160 International Trade and Market Structure2
92July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
1246 Mortgage and Credit Markets4
100July 1, 2012
9:00-10:30
G43 Training and Education3
101July 1, 2012
11:00-12:30
160 Labor Economics 24
19July 1, 2012
11:00-12:30
G27 Insurance Markets3
39July 1, 2012
11:00-12:30
G03 Voting3
54July 1, 2012
11:00-12:30
G44 Cheap Talk3
55July 1, 2012
11:00-12:30
G05 Contracts3
58July 1, 2012
11:00-12:30
101 Networks3
65July 1, 2012
11:00-12:30
1246 Estimation of Games4
 

92 sessions, 329 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

2012 North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society

Complete List of All Sessions


  Session ID 1: Social Value of Information

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G03
 

1. Public Communication and Information Acquisition
   Presented by: Ryan Chahrour, Columbia University
 

2. Social Value of Public Information and the Market
   Presented by: Alexander Bleck, University of Chicago
 

3. Cycles, Gaps, and the Social Value of Information
   Presented by: Luigi Iovino, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

4. Information Acquisition and Welfare
   Presented by: Alessandro Pavan, Northwestern University

  Session ID 8: Liquidity and Business Cycles

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G27
 

1. Liquidity, Assets and Business Cycles
   Presented by: Shouyong Shi, University of Toronto
 

2. Private Liquidity and Banking Regulation
   Presented by: Daniel Sanches, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
 

3. Market Runs: Liquidity and the Value of Information
   Presented by: Klaus-Peter Hellwig, New York University

  Session ID 12: Growth and Misallocation

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G36
 

1. Structural change and the Kaldor facts in a growth model with relative price effects and non-Gorman preferences
   Presented by: Timo Boppart, University of Zurich
 

2. Misallocation and Growth
   Presented by: Boyan Jovanovic, New York University
 

3. A Search Theory of Sectoral Reallocation
   Presented by: Briana Chang, Northwestern University

  Session ID 16: Finance 1

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G42
 

1. The Risk Premium and Long-Run Global Imbalances
   Presented by: YiLi Chien, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
 

2. Output Contingent Securities and Efficient Investment by Firms
   Presented by: Luis Braido, Getulio Vargas Foundation
 

3. Martingale Properties of Self-Enforcing Debt
   Presented by: Florin Bidian, Georgia State University
 

4. Examining Macroeconomic Models through the Lens of Asset Pricing
   Presented by: Jaroslav Borovicka, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

  Session ID 28: Strategic Reasoning: Foundations

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 166
 

1. An Axiomatic Approach of Repeated Interactions
   Presented by: Laurent Mathevet, University of Texas at Austin
 

2. Foundations for Rational Inattention
   Presented by: Andrew Ellis, Boston University
 

3. Bounded Reasoning and Higher-Order Uncertainty
   Presented by: Willemien Kets, Northwestern University
 

4. Approximate Knowledge of Rationality and Correlated Equilibria
   Presented by: Fabrizio Germano, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

  Session ID 32: Repeated Games

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 3245 (3rd floor above rooms 1246/2245)
 

1. Returns to Scale in the Generation Map of Repeated Games
   Presented by: Asaf Plan, University of Michigan
 

2. Decentralized Punishment in Repeated Games
   Presented by: Alessandro Gioffré, Sapienza - University of Rome
 

3. Vanishing Beliefs But Persisting Reputation
   Presented by: Zehao Hu, University of Pennsylvania
 

4. A Folk Theorem with Virtually Enforceable Actions
   Presented by: Anqi Li, Stanford University

  Session ID 41: Behavioral Economics

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G43
 

1. Moody Choice
   Presented by: Paola Manzini, University of St. Andrews
 

2. A Measure of Rationality and Welfare
   Presented by: Jose Apesteguia, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
 

3. Leadership in Prisoner's Dilemma with Inequity Aversive Preferences
   Presented by: Koji Abe, Osaka University
 

4. Dynamically Optimized Sequential Experimentation (DOSE) for Estimating Economic Preference Parameters
   Presented by: Stephanie Wang, University of Pittsburgh

  Session ID 50: Auctions 1

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G44
 

1. Information Aggregation in Large Double Auctions with Interdependent Values
   Presented by: Eiichiro Kazumori, State University of New York
 

2. Logsupermodular Contests and the Robustness of the All-Pay Auction
   Presented by: Christian Ewerhart, University of Zurich
 

3. Auction Design with Fairness Concerns: Subsidies vs Set-Asides
   Presented by: Mallesh Pai, University of Pennsylvania
 

4. Rank Dependent Preferences and Auctions
   Presented by: Brian Baisa, Yale University

  Session ID 83: Housing Markets and Neighborhood Choice

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G05
 

1. Metropolitan Land Values and Housing Productivity
   Presented by: David Albouy, University of Michigan
 

2. Estimating Neighborhood Choice Models: Lessons from a Housing Assistance Experiment
   Presented by: Alvin Murphy, Washington University in St. Louis
 

3. Incorporating Dynamic Behavior into the Hedonic Model
   Presented by: Kelly Bishop, Washington University in St. Louis

  Session ID 94: Industry Studies

Date: June 28, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G45
 

1. Borders, Geography, and Oligopoly: Evidence from the Wind Turbine Industry
   Presented by: Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University
 

2. Entry by Merger: Estimates from a Two-Sided Matching Model with Externality
   Presented by: Kosuke Uetake, Northwestern University
 

3. Creative Destruction Among Grocery Stores
   Presented by: Nan Yang, Tilburg University
 

4. Estimating a War of Attrition: The Case of the U.S. Movie Theater Industry
   Presented by: Yuya Takahashi, University of Mannheim

  Session ID 2: Financial Frictions in DSGE Models

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G03
 

1. Optimal Discretionary Monetary Policy in a Micro-Founded Model with a Zero Lower Bound on Nominal Interest Rate
   Presented by: Phuong Ngo, Boston University
 

2. Capital Requirements in a Quantitative Model of Banking Industry Dynamics
   Presented by: Pablo D'Erasmo, University of Maryland
 

3. Financial Frictions, Firm Size and Jobless Recoveries
   Presented by: Michael Siemer, Boston University
 

4. An Optimal Design of Early Warning Systems for Financial Disruptions: A Bayesian Quickest Change Detection Approach
   Presented by: Haixi Li, University of Wisconsin - Madison

  Session ID 11: Labor Economics 1

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G05
 

1. Implications of Public Education Financing Systems for Earnings Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility
   Presented by: Christopher Herrington, Arizona State University
 

2. Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education
   Presented by: Fang Yang, State University of New York - Albany
 

3. Unions in a Frictional Labor Market
   Presented by: Leena Rudanko, Boston University
 

4. Economic Development and the Organization of Production
   Presented by: Nicolas Roys, University of Wisconsin - Madison

  Session ID 13: Public Policy

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G27
 

1. Home Production and Social Security Reform
   Presented by: Michael Dotsey, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
 

2. The Cost of Government Indecision over Medicare Financing
   Presented by: Marika Santoro, U.S. Congressional Budget Office
 

3. Ramsey Taxation in a Limited Commitment Economy
   Presented by: Yena Park, University of Pennsylvania
 

4. Dynamic Defined-Contribution Pension Design with Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard
   Presented by: Tsz-Nga Wong, Washington University in St. Louis

  Session ID 27: Decision Theory 1

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G40
 

1. A Revealed-Preference Theory of Strategic Counterfactuals
   Presented by: Marciano Siniscalchi, Northwestern University
 

2. Subjective Timing of Randomization and Ambiguity
   Presented by: Kota Saito, California Institute of Technology
 

3. Allais, Ellsberg, and Preferences for Hedging
   Presented by: Pietro Ortoleva, California Institute of Technology
 

4. Time and No Lotteries: A Simple Axiomatization of the Maxmin Expected Utility Model
   Presented by: Asen Kochov, University of Rochester

  Session ID 31: Asymmetric Information

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G44
 

1. Dynamic Education Signaling with Drop Out
   Presented by: Fei Li, University of Pennsylvania
 

2. Competitive Insurance Markets with Limited Commitment
   Presented by: Simon Board, University of California - Los Angeles
 

3. Benefits of Restricting Trading Opportunities in a Dynamic Lemons Market
   Presented by: William Fuchs, University of California - Berkeley
 

4. Dynamic Quality Signaling with Moral Hazard
   Presented by: Francesc Dilme, University of Pennsylvania

  Session ID 42: Behavior and Evolution

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G36
 

1. Social Preferences or Collusion? Experimental Evidence
   Presented by: Dylan Minor, Northwestern University
 

2. Rewarding Altruism: An Experiment in Pure Indirect Reciprocity
   Presented by: David Ong, Peking University
 

3. The Evolution of "Theory of Mind"
   Presented by: Nikolaus Robalino, Simon Fraser University
 

4. Sampling Best Response Dynamics and Deterministic Equilibrium Selection
   Presented by: William Sandholm, University of Wisconsin - Madison

  Session ID 51: Auctions 2

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G42
 

1. A Tractable Model of Large Dynamic Auction Markets
   Presented by: Aaron Bodoh-Creed, Cornell University
 

2. Extremal Information Structures of the First Price Auction
   Presented by: Benjamin Brooks, Princeton University
 

3. Risk Sharing, Efficiency, and English Premium Auctions
   Presented by: Audrey Hu, University of Bonn
 

4. Auctions, Actions, and the Failure of Information Aggregation
   Presented by: Alp Atakan, Koc University

  Session ID 74: Matching Estimators and Regression Discontinuity

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G43
 

1. To Control or Not to Control? Bias of Simple Matching vs Difference-In-Difference Matching in a Dynamic Framework
   Presented by: Sylvain Chabe-Ferret, Toulouse School of Economics
 

2. Randomization Inference in the Regression Discontinuity Design: Re-examining the Empirical Evidence on Incumbency Advantage in the U.S. House
   Presented by: Brigham Frandsen, Harvard University
 

3. A Matching Estimator based on a Bi-level Optimization Problem
   Presented by: Tomas Rau, Universidad Católica de Chile
 

4. Relaxing Monotonicity in the Identification of Local Average Treatment Effects
   Presented by: Giovanni Mellace, University of St. Gallen

  Session ID 78: Development and Political Economy

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 166
 

1. The Dual Policy in the Dual Economy: The Political Economy of Urban Bias in Dictatorial Regimes
   Presented by: Abdulaziz Shifa, Stockholm University
 

2. On the Returns to Infrastructure for the Urban Poor and Politicians: Evidence from a Street Pavement Experiment
   Presented by: Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, University of Toronto
 

3. Centralized Decision Making Against Informed Lobbying
   Presented by: Rafael Costa Lima, University of São Paulo

  Session ID 90: Automobile Demand

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 165
 

1. Green Stimulus: A Dynamic Discrete Analysis of Vehicle Scrappage Programs
   Presented by: Shanjun Li, Cornell University
 

2. Automobile Prices in Market Equilibrium with Unobserved Price Discrimination
   Presented by: Isis Durrmeyer, CREST-Paris I University
 

3. Durable Goods Production and Inventory Dynamics: An Application to the Automotive Industry
   Presented by: Adam Copeland, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

  Session ID 15: Business Cycles 1

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G27
 

1. Employment Protection and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies
   Presented by: Carlos Urrutia, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
 

2. Accounting for Idiosyncratic Wage Risk over the Business Cycle
   Presented by: Alisdair McKay, Boston University
 

3. The Role of Establishment Heterogeneity in Sudden Stops
   Presented by: Horag Choi, Monash University

  Session ID 29: Decision Theory 2

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G03
 

1. A Bayesian Model of Risk and Uncertainty
   Presented by: Nabil Al-Najjar, Northwestern University
 

2. Optimal Reference Points and Anticipation
   Presented by: Todd Sarver, Northwestern University
 

3. Framing Effects and Optimization
   Presented by: Daniel Martin, New York University
 

4. Stochastic Choice and Consideration Sets
   Presented by: Marco Mariotti, University of St. Andrews

  Session ID 36: Experiments

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G36
 

1. Experimental Implementations and Robustness of Fully Revealing Equilibria in Multidimensional Cheap Talk
   Presented by: Joseph Wang, National Taiwan University
 

2. What Makes Voters Turn Out: The Effects of Polls and Beliefs
   Presented by: Marina Agranov, California Institute of Technology
 

3. Communication With Multiple Senders and Multiple Dimensions: An Experiment
   Presented by: Alistair Wilson, University of Pittsburgh
 

4. Eliciting Multiple Choices: A Theoretical Analysis of Incentives in Experiments
   Presented by: Yaron Azrieli, Ohio State University

  Session ID 47: Learning and Price Discovery

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G05
 

1. Multiproduct Search
   Presented by: Jidong Zhou, New York University
 

2. Price Discovery
   Presented by: Mark Satterthwaite, Northwestern University
 

3. Learning and Price Discovery in a Search Model
   Presented by: Gabor Virag, University of Toronto
 

4. Search Fatigue
   Presented by: Bruce Carlin, University of California - Los Angeles

  Session ID 52: Auctions 3

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G42
 

1. Polarization in Competitive Bidding
   Presented by: Charles Zheng, University of Western Ontario
 

2. Collusion in Interdependent Value Auctions: An Informed Principal Approach
   Presented by: Alejandro Francetich, Stanford University
 

3. Common Values Procurement Auctions with Bidder Solicitation
   Presented by: Stephan Lauermann, University of Michigan
 

4. Rent Extraction with Rich Type Spaces
   Presented by: Vitor Farinha Luz, Yale University

  Session ID 75: GMM and Panel Data

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G43
 

1. Estimation of Nonlinear Models in a Quasi-Maximum Likelihood and Generalized Estimating Equations Approach with Spatially Correlated Cross Section Data
   Presented by: Cuicui Lu, Michigan State University
 

2. Gaussian Processes and Bayesian Moment Estimation
   Presented by: Anna Simoni, Bocconi University
 

3. GMM-based Model Averaging
   Presented by: Vasco Gabriel, University of Surrey
 

4. Bias Reduction Under Dependence, in a Nonlinear and Dynamic Panel Setting: the Case of GARCH Panels
   Presented by: Cavit Pakel, University of Oxford

  Session ID 79: Development, Human Capital and Labor Markets

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 166
 

1. The Schooling Repayment Hypothesis for Private Transfers: Evidence from the PROGRESA/Oportunidades Experiment
   Presented by: Laura Juarez, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
 

2. Higher Education Dropouts, Access to Credit, and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Chile
   Presented by: Tomas Rau, Universidad Católica de Chile
 

3. Do Job Networks Disadvantage Women? Evidence from a Recruitment Experiment in Malawi
   Presented by: Lori Beaman, Northwestern University

  Session ID 84: Urban Economics and Economic Geography

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G44
 

1. Geography of Services Production
   Presented by: Antoine Gervais, University of Notre Dame
 

2. Speed
   Presented by: Matthew Turner, University of Toronto
 

3. Growth Under the Shadow of Expropriation? The Economic Impacts of Eminent Domain
   Presented by: Daniel Chen, Duke University

  Session ID 96: Search and Labor Markets

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 165
 

1. Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform
   Presented by: Naoki Aizawa, University of Pennsylvania
 

2. Endogenous Mobility
   Presented by: Ian Schmutte, University of Georgia
 

3. Why Does the Minimum Wage (Almost) Not Reduce Employment?
   Presented by: Isaac Sorkin, University of Michigan

  Session ID 7: Econometrics and Numerical Methods for DSGE Models

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G05
 

1. Estimating Nonlinear Economic Models Using Surrogate Transitions
   Presented by: Matthew Smith, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

2. On the Distribution of Information in the Moment Structure of DSGE Models
   Presented by: Nikolay Iskrev, Bank of Portugal
 

3. Perturbation Methods for Markov-Switching Models
   Presented by: Andrew Foerster, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
 

4. Effects of Incorrect Specification on the Finite Sample Properties of Full and Limited Information Estimators in DSGE Models
   Presented by: Rolf Scheufele, Swiss National Bank

  Session ID 23: Business Cycles with Financial Frictions

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G27
 

1. Fiscal Sentiment and the Weak Recovery from the Great Recession: A Quantitative Exploration
   Presented by: Carlos Zarazaga, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
 

2. Awareness, Persistent Beliefs and Credit Cycles
   Presented by: Henrique Basso, University of Warwick
 

3. Financial Frictions and Occupational Mobility
   Presented by: Jose Mustre-del-Rio, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
 

4. Optimal Capital Regulation with Two Banking Sectors
   Presented by: Taejin Kim, Northwestern University

  Session ID 30: Decision Making under Uncertainty

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G36
 

1. Provisional Beliefs and Paradigm Shifts
   Presented by: Jonathan Weinstein, Northwestern University
 

2. Optimal Robustness under Uncertainty
   Presented by: Jingyi Xue, Rice University
 

3. Strategically Valuable Information
   Presented by: Joshua Cherry, Northwestern University
 

4. Induction and Refutability
   Presented by: Luciano Pomatto, Northwestern University

  Session ID 34: Mechanism Design 1

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G40
 

1. Competing Auctions with Heterogeneous Goods
   Presented by: Cristian Troncoso-Valverde, Universidad Diego Portales
 

2. Reciprocal Contracting
   Presented by: Michael Peters, University of British Columbia
 

3. Mechanism Design by an Informed Principal: The Quasi-Linear Private-Values Case
   Presented by: Tymofiy Mylovanov, University of Pennsylvania
 

4. A Geometric Approach to Mechanism Design
   Presented by: Alexey Kushnir, University of Zurich

  Session ID 40: Dynamic Models of Politics

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G42
 

1. Conflict Resolution: Role of Strategic Communication, Reputation and Audience Costs
   Presented by: Selcuk Ozyurt, Sabanci University
 

2. Dynamic Bargaining over Redistribution in Legislatures
   Presented by: Facundo Piguillem, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
 

3. Turnout and Learning in Sequential Election: The Case of U.S. Presidential Primaries
   Presented by: Yasutora Watanabe, Northwestern University
 

4. The Private Memory of Aggregate Uncertainty
   Presented by: Carlos da Costa, Fundação Getulio Vargas

  Session ID 45: Finance 1

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G43
 

1. Impact of Idiosyncratic Volatility on Stock Returns: A Cross-sectional Study
   Presented by: Serguey Khovansky, Clark University
 

2. Are CDS Auctions Biased?
   Presented by: Songzi Du, Stanford University
 

3. Liquidity Misallocation in an Over-The-Counter Market
   Presented by: Shengxing Zhang, New York University
 

4. Capital Asset Pricing under Ambiguity
   Presented by: Yehuda Izhakian, New York University

  Session ID 70: Partial Identification

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G03
 

1. Partial Identification of Principal Stratum Treatment Effects
   Presented by: Jisong Wu, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
 

2. Inference in Semiparametric Conditional Moment Models with Partial Identification
   Presented by: Shengjie Hong, Tsinghua University
 

3. Specification Test for Partially Identified Models Defined by Moment Inequalities
   Presented by: Federico Bugni, Duke University
 

4. Identification of Roy Model
   Presented by: Byoung Gun Park, Yale University

  Session ID 72: Econometrics of Financial Markets 1

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G44
 

1. Specification Analysis of International Treasury Yield Curve Factors
   Presented by: Fulvio Pegoraro, Banqk of France
 

2. Re-examining the Forecasting Power of the Yield Curve with Quantile Regression
   Presented by: Rafael De Rezende, Stockholm School of Economics
 

3. Parametric Inference, Testing and Dynamic State Recovery from Option Panels with Fixed Time Span
   Presented by: Nicola Fusari, Northwestern University
 

4. Risk Premia in Crude Oil Futures Prices
   Presented by: Jing Cynthia Wu, University of Chicago

  Session ID 80: Development and Agriculture

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 166
 

1. Agricultural Risk, Intermediate Inputs, and Cross-Country Productivity Differences
   Presented by: Kevin Donovan, Arizona State University
 

2. Nonlinear Pricing of Food in Village Economies
   Presented by: Elena Pastorino, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
 

3. More Hands, More Power? The Impact of Immigration on Farming and Technology Choice in U.S. Agriculture in the Early 20th Century
   Presented by: Jose Tessada, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chil

  Session ID 81: Empirical Analysis of Auctions

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 101
 

1. Learning of Risk Preference in Auctions: Nonparametric Identification and Estimation
   Presented by: Yonghong An, University of Connecticut
 

2. Identification and Estimation of First-Price Auctions Without Assuming Correct Beliefs
   Presented by: Yu Zhu, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 

3. Replacing Sample Trimming with Boundary-Correction in Nonparametric Estimation of First-Price Auctions
   Presented by: Brent Hickman, University of Chicago
 

4. Complements and Substitutes in Sequential Auctions: The Case of Water Auctions
   Presented by: Javier Donna, Northwestern University

  Session ID 91: Demand Estimation and Revealed Preference

Date: June 29, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 165
 

1. Identification of Demand Models of Multiple Purchases
   Presented by: Itai Sher, University of Minnesota
 

2. Goods Versus Characteristics: Dimension Reduction and Revealed Preference
   Presented by: Matthew Polisson, University of Leicester
 

3. The Power of Revealed Preference Tests: Ex-Post Evaluation of Experimental Design
   Presented by: Benjamin Gillen, California Institute of Technology
 

4. A Large Scale Study of the Small Sample Performance of Random Coefficient Models of Demand
   Presented by: Benjamin Skrainka, University of Chicago

  Session ID 5: Bailouts and Banking

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G03
 

1. Shadow Banks and Macroeconomic Instability
   Presented by: Roland Meeks, Bank of England
 

2. Bailout Uncertainty in a Microfounded General Equilibrium Model of the Financial System
   Presented by: Yehuda Izhakian, New York University
 

3. Bailouts and Bank Runs: Theory and Evidence from TARP
   Presented by: Chunyang Wang, University of Minnesota
 

4. Asset Bubbles and Bailout
   Presented by: Noriyuki Yanagawa, University of Tokyo

  Session ID 26: International Trade

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G05
 

1. Roads and Trade: Evidence from the U.S.
   Presented by: Peter Morrow, University of Toronto
 

2. Wages in a Global Economy: The Polarizing Effect of Trade
   Presented by: Damir Stijepic, Goethe University Frankfurt
 

3. Import Protection, Business Cycles and Exchange Rates: Evidence from the Great Recession
   Presented by: Meredith Crowley, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

  Session ID 35: Information and Media in Politics

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G40
 

1. Live and Let Lie: Free Press, Media Competition, and Corruption
   Presented by: Gabriele Gratton, University of New South Wales
 

2. Demand for Slant: How Abstention Shapes Voters' Choice of News Media
   Presented by: Santiago Oliveros, University of California - Berkeley
 

3. Information and Extremism in Elections
   Presented by: Raphael Boleslavsky, University of Miami

  Session ID 44: Two-Sided Markets

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G27
 

1. Ad-Valorem Platform Fees and Efficient Price Discrimination
   Presented by: Zhu Wang, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
 

2. Multidimensional Product Design
   Presented by: Eric Weyl, University of Chicago
 

3. Price Discrimination and the Hold-Up Problem: A Contribution to the Net-Neutrality Debate
   Presented by: Dominik Grafenhofer, Max Planck Institute

  Session ID 48: Organizations 1

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G36
 

1. Delegation in Long-Term Relationships
   Presented by: Miriam Schütte, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
 

2. Delegating Multiple Decisions
   Presented by: Alexander Frankel, University of Chicago
 

3. On the Trade-Off between Efficiency in Job Assignment and Turnover: The Role of Break-Up Fees
   Presented by: Arijit Mukherjee, Michigan State University
 

4. Maximizing the Value of Science: No News can be Good News
   Presented by: Michael Mandler, Royal Holloway College, University of London

  Session ID 57: Theoretical Industrial Organization

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 165
 

1. A Dynamic Game under Ambiguity: Contracting for Delegated Experimentation
   Presented by: Jian Tong, University of Southampton
 

2. Experimentation, Patents, Knowledge Spillovers and Market Incentives
   Presented by: Alvaro Parra, Northwestern University
 

3. A Dynamic Model of Leap-Frogging Investments and Bertrand Price Competition
   Presented by: John Rust, Georgetown University
 

4. Informed Seller in a Hotelling Market
   Presented by: Filippo Balestrieri, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories

  Session ID 60: History and Institutions

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G42
 

1. Baby Boom, the Marriage Market and World War II
   Presented by: Wung Lik Ng, Washington University in St. Louis
 

2. Vertical Relational Contracts and Trade Credit
   Presented by: Marta Troya-Martinez, University of Oxford
 

3. Taxation and Public Goods Provision in China and Japan Before 1850
   Presented by: Tuan-Hwee Sng, Princeton University
 

4. The Interplay Between Student Loans and Credit Cards and Amplification of Consumer Default
   Presented by: Felicia Ionescu, Colgate University

  Session ID 61: Behavioral Mechanism Design

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 1246
 

1. Dynamic Contracts Under Loss Aversion
   Presented by: Sofia Moroni, Yale University
 

2. Mechanism Design With Loss Averse Consumers
   Presented by: Jeffrey Ely, Northwestern University
 

3. Reference Dependent Mechanism Design
   Presented by: Roland Eisenhuth, Northwestern University
 

4. Ambiguity in Dynamic Contracts
   Presented by: Martin Szydlowski, Northwestern University

  Session ID 62: Panel Models and Common Factors

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G43
 

1. Factor Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression
   Presented by: Jau-er Chen, National Taiwan University
 

2. Linear Regression for Panel with Unknown Number of Factors as Interactive Fixed Effects
   Presented by: Martin Weidner, University College London
 

3. Tests for Overidentifying Restrictions in Factor-Augmented VAR Models
   Presented by: Xu Han, North Carolina State University

  Session ID 76: Instrumental Variables and Testing

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G44
 

1. Moment-Based Tests for Discrete Distributions with an Application to Backtesting Value-at-Risk
   Presented by: Christian Bontemps, Toulouse School of Economics
 

2. Testing Overidentifying Restrictions with Many Instruments and Heteroskedasticity
   Presented by: Tiemen Woutersen, University of Arizona
 

3. Optimal Tests for Instrumental Variables Regression
   Presented by: Jose Montiel, Harvard University
 

4. Model Selection in the Presence of Incidental Parameters
   Presented by: Yoonseok Lee, University of Michigan

  Session ID 93: Non-Linear Pricing and Price Discrimination

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 166
 

1. Prevention of Competition by Competition Law: Unbundling on Fiber-Optic Networks
   Presented by: Naoaki Minamihashi, Bank of Canada
 

2. Nonlinear Pricing with Product Customization in Mobile Service Industry
   Presented by: Yao Luo, Pennsylvania State University
 

3. The Welfare Effects of Intertemporal Price Discrimination: An Empirical Analysis of Airline Pricing in U.S. Monopoly Markets
   Presented by: John Lazarev, Stanford University

  Session ID 6: Inflation, Expectations, and Policy

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G03
 

1. Inflationary Sentiments and Monetary Policy Communication
   Presented by: Leonardo Melosi, London Business School
 

2. Policy Regimes, Policy Shifts, and U.S. Business Cycles
   Presented by: Jae Won Lee, Rutgers University
 

3. Do People Understand Monetary Policy?
   Presented by: Fernanda Nechio, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

  Session ID 9: Leveraging

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G05
 

1. Deleveraging in the Household Sector
   Presented by: Giorgio Primiceri, Northwestern University
 

2. The Cyclical Behavior of Housing, Illiquidity, and Foreclosures
   Presented by: Aaron Hedlund, University of Pennsylvania
 

3. Houses as ATMs? Mortgage Refinancing and Macroeconomic Uncertainty
   Presented by: Michael Michaux, University of Southern California
 

4. Durable Goods, Inflation Risk and the Equilibrium Term Structure
   Presented by: Bjorn Eraker, University of Wisconsin - Madison

  Session ID 14: Business Cycles 2

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 1246
 

1. Intangibles and Endogenous Firm Volatility over the Business Cycle
   Presented by: Hernan Moscoso Boedo, University of Virginia
 

2. Corporate Credit Spreads and Business Cycles
   Presented by: Seon Tae Kim, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
 

3. Financial Intermediation, Investment Dynamics and Business Cycle Fluctuations
   Presented by: Andrea Ajello, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

4. What is the Role of the Automatic Stabilizers in the U.S. Business Cycle?
   Presented by: Alisdair McKay, Boston University

  Session ID 46: Crime and Law Enforcement

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 165
 

1. Capital Punishment and Deterrence: Understanding Disparate Results
   Presented by: Salvador Navarro, University of Western Ontario
 

2. Criminal Networks: Who is the Key Player?
   Presented by: Xiaodong Liu, University of Colorado at Boulder
 

3. Politicization of Intelligence Reporting: Evidence from the Cold War
   Presented by: Oliver Latham, University of Cambridge

  Session ID 66: Quantile Regression

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G27
 

1. Design-Adaptive Nonparametric Estimation of Conditional Quantile Derivatives
   Presented by: Chuan Goh, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
 

2. Quantile Regression with Interval Outcome Data: Identification and Estimation
   Presented by: Arie Beresteanu, University of Pittsburgh
 

3. Efficient Minimum Distance Estimator for Quantile Regression Fixed Effects Panel Data
   Presented by: Liang Wang, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
 

4. Unconditional Quantile Regression for Panel Data with Exogenous or Endogenous Regressors
   Presented by: David Powell, Rand Corporation

  Session ID 69: Forecasting and VARs

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G36
 

1. The Three-Pass Regression Filter: A New Approach to Forecasting Using Many Predictors
   Presented by: Bryan Kelly, University of Chicago
 

2. Anticipating Data Revisions to U.S. Output Growth in Real Time: Professional Forecasters and Forecasting Models
   Presented by: Ana Beatriz Galvao, Queen Mary, University of London
 

3. Robust Forecasting by Regularization
   Presented by: Ernst Schaumburg, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
 

4. Prior Selection for Vector Autoregressions
   Presented by: Domenico Giannone, Université Libre de Bruxelles

  Session ID 73: Econometrics of Financial Markets 2

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G42
 

1. Simulated Method of Moments Estimation for Copula-Based Multivariate Models
   Presented by: Dong Hwan Oh, Duke University
 

2. A Functional Filtering and Neighborhood Truncation Approach to Integrated Quarticity Estimation
   Presented by: Dobrislav Dobrev, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

3. A Non-Linear Dynamic Model of the Variance Risk Premium
   Presented by: Jiakou Wang, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 

4. Forecasting the Intraday Market Price of Money
   Presented by: Andrea Monticini, Catholic University of Milan

  Session ID 77: Identification and Instrumental Variables

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G43
 

1. Identification via Completeness for Discrete Covariates and Orthogonal Polynomials
   Presented by: Nese Yildiz, University of Rochester
 

2. Identification and Estimation for Regressions with Errors in All Variables
   Presented by: Dan Ben Moshe, University of California - Los Angeles
 

3. Conditional Moment Models under Weak Identification
   Presented by: Pascal Lavergne, Toulouse School of Economics
 

4. Instrumental Variable Estimation and Selection with Many Weak and Irrelevant Instruments
   Presented by: Enrique Pinzon, University of Wisconsin - Madison

  Session ID 82: Medical Markets and Adverse Selection

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 101
 

1. How Does Medical Innovation Create Value? Health, Human Capital and the Labor Market
   Presented by: Nicholas Papageorge, Johns Hopkins University
 

2. The Impact of the Partnership Long-Term Care Insurance Program on Private Coverage and Medicaid Expenditures
   Presented by: Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
 

3. Consumer Search Friction, Product Differentiation and Adverse Selection in the Medigap Insurance Market
   Presented by: You Suk Kim, University of Pennsylvania

  Session ID 86: International Trade and Productivity

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G44
 

1. Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Productivity Distributions and Trade Costs in an Eaton and Kortum Framework
   Presented by: Ayse Pehlivan, Bilkent University
 

2. Consumer Behavior, Monopolistic Competition and International Trade: CES Redux?
   Presented by: Paolo Epifani, Bocconi University

  Session ID 98: Education

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 166
 

1. College Attrition and the Dynamics of Information Revelation
   Presented by: Arnaud Maurel, Duke University
 

2. College-Major Choice to College-Then-Major Choice
   Presented by: Chao Fu, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 

3. Group Decision Making with Uncertain Outcomes: Unpacking Child-Parent Choices of High School Tracks
   Presented by: Pamela Giustinelli, University of Michigan
 

4. Competition in Public School Districts: Charter School Entry, Student Sorting, and School Input Determination
   Presented by: Nirav Mehta, University of Western Ontario

  Session ID 4: Financial Microstructure

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G40
 

1. Market Microstructure Invariants: Theory and Implications of Calibration
   Presented by: Albert Kyle, University of Maryland
 

2. Equilibrium Asset Pricing and Portfolio Choice in the Presence of both Liquid and Illiquid Markets
   Presented by: Remy Praz, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
 

3. Competing on Speed
   Presented by: Emiliano Pagnotta, New York University
 

4. Comparative Market Structure: Allocative and Informational Efficiencies of Continuous Trading, Periodic Auctions, and Dark Pools
   Presented by: Romans Pancs, University of Rochester

  Session ID 21: Technology, and Firm Dynamics

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G03
 

1. Non-Neutral Technology and the Microeconomic Production Function
   Presented by: Devesh Raval, University of Chicago
 

2. A Unified Production and Matching Function: Implications for Factor Shares
   Presented by: Sephorah Mangin, University of Chicago
 

3. Asymmetric Firm Dynamics under Rational Inattention
   Presented by: Antonella Tutino, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

  Session ID 24: Currency Markets

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G05
 

1. Pass-through, Exposure, and the Currency Composition of Debt
   Presented by: Michael Michaux, University of Southern California
 

2. A Transfer Mechanism for a Monetary Union
   Presented by: Philipp Engler, Free University of Berlin
 

3. Trade Intensity, Carry Trades and Exchange Rate Volatility
   Presented by: Antonio Doblas-Madrid, Michigan State University

  Session ID 49: Organizations 2

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G27
 

1. Managing Conflicts in Relational Contracts
   Presented by: Jin Li, Northwestern University
 

2. Projects and Team Dynamics
   Presented by: George Georgiadis, University of California - Los Angeles
 

3. Economics of Leadership and Hierarchy
   Presented by: Junjie Zhou, University of California - Berkeley

  Session ID 53: Matching

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 1246
 

1. Promoting School Competition Through School Choice: A Market Design Approach
   Presented by: John Hatfield, Stanford University
 

2. A Characterization of the Extended Serial Correspondence
   Presented by: Ozgur Yilmaz, Koc University
 

3. Designing for Diversity: Matching with Slot-Specific Priorities
   Presented by: Scott Kominers, University of Chicago
 

4. Dynamic Matching in Overloaded Systems
   Presented by: Jacob Leshno, Microsoft Research

  Session ID 56: Mechanism Design 2

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G42
 

1. Epistemic Implementation and The Arbitrary-Belief Auction
   Presented by: Jing Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

2. Optimal Dynamic Contracts
   Presented by: Rohit Lamba, Princeton University
 

3. On Designer's Uncertainty and Robustness of the BDP Property
   Presented by: Alia Gizatulina, Max Planck Institute

  Session ID 68: Instrumental Variables

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G36
 

1. Semiparametrically Efficient High-Dimensional GMM Estimator with Many Invalid Moment Conditions: An Application to Dynamic Panel Data Models
   Presented by: Mehmet Caner, North Carolina State University
 

2. Weak-Identification-Robust Inference in Linear Structural Equations with Latent Dependent Variables
   Presented by: Vadim Marmer, University of British Columbia
 

3. Regularized LIML for Many Instruments
   Presented by: Guy Tchuente, University of Montreal
 

4. An Instrumental-Variable Approach to Estimation and Inference of Conditional Distribution Models with Endogeneity
   Presented by: Nadine McCloud, University of the West Indies at Mona

  Session ID 71: Time Series: Hypothesis Testing

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G43
 

1. Testing for GARCH Effects: An Exact Procedure based on Quasi-Likelihood Ratios
   Presented by: Richard Luger, Georgia State University
 

2. Hypothesis Testing in Time Series Based on Generalized Bispectrum
   Presented by: Zhaogang Song, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

3. A Modified Regularized Goodness-of-Fit Test for Copulas
   Presented by: Wanling Huang, McGill University

  Session ID 85: Energy Markets and the Environment

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 165
 

1. Lobbying for Power: A Structural Model of Lobbying in the Energy Sector
   Presented by: Karam Kang, Carnegie Mellon University
 

2. Climate Amenities, Climate Change, and American Quality of Life
   Presented by: David Albouy, University of Michigan
 

3. Press and Firms Accountability: Evidence from Toxic Emissions in the U.S.
   Presented by: Pamela Campa, Stockholm University
 

4. Are Exporters More Environmentally Friendly than Non-Exporters? Theory and Evidence
   Presented by: Jingbo Cui, Iowa State University

  Session ID 87: International Trade and Innovation

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: G44
 

1. Core Competencies and the Structure of Foreign Direct Investment
   Presented by: Federico Diez, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
 

2. Technological Change, Trade in Intermediates and the Joint Impact on Productivity
   Presented by: Andreas Moxnes, Dartmouth College
 

3. Trade Costs, Innovation, and the Gains from Trade
   Presented by: Jeff Thurk, University of Notre Dame

  Session ID 97: Firm Organization and Productivity

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 166
 

1. On the Identification of Production Functions: How Heterogeneous is Productivity?
   Presented by: David Rivers, University of Western Ontario
 

2. Information Sharing, Social Norms and Performance
   Presented by: Marshall Van Alstyne, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

3. The Deteriorating Career Prospects of Scientists
   Presented by: Catherine de Fontenay, University of Melbourne

  Session ID 99: Discrimination

Date: June 30, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 101
 

1. Credit Standards and Segregation
   Presented by: Amine Ouazad, INSEAD
 

2. Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages
   Presented by: Jorg Spenkuch, University of Chicago
 

3. Insiders and Outsiders: Does Forbidding Sexual Harassment Exacerbate Gender Inequality?
   Presented by: Daniel Chen, Duke University
 

4. Gender, Investment Financing and Credit Constraints
   Presented by: Ines Pelger, University of Munich

  Session ID 3: Expectations and Macro-Financial Decisions

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G03
 

1. Asset Prices and Monetary Policy: A Sticky-Dispersed Information Model
   Presented by: Marta Areosa, Central Bank of Brazil
 

2. Adverse Selection, Uncertainty Shocks and Business Cycles
   Presented by: Daisuke Ikeda, Bank of Japan
 

3. Debt Overhang in a Business Cycle Model
   Presented by: Andrea Pescatori, International Monetary Fund
 

4. Life Choices and Mortality Risk
   Presented by: Aihua Zhang, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

  Session ID 17: Network Interactions

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G05
 

1. The Dynamics of Continuous Cultural Traits in Social Networks
   Presented by: Tim Hellmann, Bielefeld University
 

2. Local Bargaining and Endogenous Fluctuations
   Presented by: Thanh Nguyen, Northwestern University
 

3. Coalitional Stochastic Stability in Games, Networks and Markets
   Presented by: Ryoji Sawa, University of Wisconsin - Madison

  Session ID 22: Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G40
 

1. Dormant Shocks and Fiscal Virtue
   Presented by: Francesco Bianchi, Duke University
 

2. Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy with Occasionally Binding Zero Bound Constraints
   Presented by: Taisuke Nakata, New York University
 

3. Modeling Monetary Economies: An Equivalence Result
   Presented by: Gabriele Camera, Purdue University

  Session ID 25: International Finance

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G27
 

1. Global Imbalances from Disaster Risk
   Presented by: Lance Kent, Northwestern University
 

2. Regional Reserve Pooling Arrangements
   Presented by: Suman Basu, International Monetary Fund
 

3. Capital Income Tax Reforms in a Global Economy Under Uninsured Idiosyncratic Risk and Borrowing Constraints
   Presented by: Ayse Kabukcuoglu, University of Texas at Austin
 

4. Dynamic Equilibrium with Heterogeneous Agents and Risk Constraints
   Presented by: Rodolfo Prieto, Boston University

  Session ID 33: Corporate Finance and Financial Microstructure

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G36
 

1. Are Takeovers Really Bad Deals for Acquirers?
   Presented by: Wenyu Wang, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 

2. Information in Tender Offers with a Large Shareholder
   Presented by: Mehmet Ekmekci, Northwestern University
 

3. Information Acquisition and Voluntary Release of Bad News
   Presented by: Alessandro Ispano, Toulouse School of Economics

  Session ID 38: Political Economy

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G44
 

1. A Screening Perspective on Experimental Zones
   Presented by: Chen Cheng, Northwestern University
 

2. The Risk of Civil Conflicts as a Determinant of Political Institutions
   Presented by: Alvaro Aguirre, Central Bank of Chile
 

3. Elections and Government Accountability: Evidence from the U.S. State Courts
   Presented by: Claire Lim, Cornell University
 

4. Why Does New Hampshire Matter: Simultaneous vs. Sequential Election with Multiple Candidates
   Presented by: Pei-yu Lo, University of Hong Kong

  Session ID 59: Principal-Agent Models

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G42
 

1. Investment in Concealable Information
   Presented by: Zhiyun Xu, University of Hong Kong
 

2. The Prudent Principal
   Presented by: Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, HEC Montreal
 

3. Learning More by Doing Less
   Presented by: Christopher Cotton, University of Miami
 

4. Privacy in Implementation
   Presented by: Ronen Gradwohl, Northwestern University

  Session ID 67: Networks and Social Interaction

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 101
 

1. Identification Problems of Linear Social Interaction Models: A General Analysis Based on Matrix Spectral Decompositions
   Presented by: Hon Ho Kwok, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 

2. Identification and Estimation of Network Formation Games
   Presented by: Shuyang Sheng, University of Southern California
 

3. Structural Estimation of a Pairwise Stable Network Formation of Friendships
   Presented by: Yuhei Miyauchi, University of Tokyo

  Session ID 88: International Trade and Market Structure

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 160
 

1. Market Entry Costs: Evidence from Motion Picture Exports
   Presented by: Benjamin Bridgman, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
 

2. Trade and Welfare in Motion Pictures
   Presented by: Amil Petrin, University of Minnesota

  Session ID 92: Mortgage and Credit Markets

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 1246
 

1. The Free Installment Puzzle
   Presented by: Sungjin Cho, Seoul National University
 

2. Strategic Responses to Price-Triggered Mortgage Regulation
   Presented by: Yilan Xu, University of Pittsburgh
 

3. Unobserved Risk Type and Sorting: Signaling Game in Online Credit Markets
   Presented by: Kei Kawai, New York University
 

4. Information Acquisition in Competitive Markets: An Application to the U.S. Mortgage Market
   Presented by: Liad Wagman, Illinois Institute of Technology

  Session ID 100: Training and Education

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: G43
 

1. The Effect of Vocation Rehabilitation for People with Mental Illness
   Presented by: Steven Stern, University of Virginia
 

2. The Value of Referrals
   Presented by: Mitchell Hoffman, University of California - Berkeley
 

3. Books Are Forever: Early Life Conditions, Education and Lifetime Income
   Presented by: Christoph Weiss, University of Padua

  Session ID 101: Labor Economics 2

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 160
 

1. How Taxes and Social Security Rules Affect Labor Supply Before and During Retirement
   Presented by: Hans-Martin von Gaudecker, University of Mannheim
 

2. The Effect of Disability Insurance Receipt on Labor Supply
   Presented by: Eric French, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
 

3. Firm Downsizing, Public Policy, and the Age Structure of Employment Adjustments
   Presented by: Sebastian Buhai, Aarhus University
 

4. To Love or to Pay: Savings and Health Care in Older Age
   Presented by: Loretti Dobrescu, University of New South Wales

  Session ID 19: Insurance Markets

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G27
 

1. Quantitative Analysis of Health Insurance Reform: Separating Regulation from Redistribution
   Presented by: Svetlana Pashchenko, Uppsala University
 

2. Asymmetric Information and Unobserved Heterogeneity in Accident Insurance
   Presented by: Martin Spindler, University of Munich
 

3. Loss Aversion Leading to Advantageous Selection
   Presented by: Filippo Balestrieri, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories

  Session ID 39: Voting

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G03
 

1. Empty Voting
   Presented by: John Hatfield, Stanford University
 

2. The Informational Content of Campaign Advertising
   Presented by: Gregory Martin, Stanford University
 

3. Markov Voting Equilibria: Theory and Applications
   Presented by: Konstantin Sonin, New Economic School

  Session ID 54: Cheap Talk

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G44
 

1. Cheap Talk with Outside Options
   Presented by: Saori Chiba, Boston University
 

2. Communication with Detectable Deceit
   Presented by: Wioletta Dziuda, Northwestern University
 

3. Communication Between Multiple Senders and a Constrained Receiver
   Presented by: Jae Kang, University of Pittsburgh

  Session ID 55: Contracts

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: G05
 

1. Contractual Chains
   Presented by: Joel Watson, University of California - San Diego
 

2. How to Cooperate in Producing and Sharing Information: Two Examples of Mechanism Design with Capacity Constrained Agents
   Presented by: Ming Yang, Princeton University
 

3. Renegotiation-Proof Third-Party Contracts under Asymmetric Information
   Presented by: Emanuele Gerratana, Columbia University

  Session ID 58: Networks

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 101
 

1. Trading Networks and Equilibrium Intermediation
   Presented by: Maciej Kotowski, Harvard University
 

2. Modeling Discrete Games in Endogenous Networks
   Presented by: Anton Badev, University of Pennsylvania
 

3. How the Sighted Lead the Blind: Differing Degrees of Sophistication and Information Aggregation in Social Networks
   Presented by: Manuel Mueller-Frank, University of Oxford

  Session ID 65: Estimation of Games

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 1246
 

1. Information Structure and Statistical Information in Discrete Response Models
   Presented by: Denis Nekipelov, University of California - Berkeley
 

2. Simultaneous Equations Models for Discrete Outcomes: Coherence, Completeness and Identification
   Presented by: Adam Rosen, University College London
 

3. Inference for Large Games with Exchangeable Players
   Presented by: Konrad Menzel, New York University
 

4. Econometric Inference on a Large Bayesian Game
   Presented by: Kyungchul Song, University of British Columbia
 

92 sessions, 329 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Disscussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Abe, KojiP41
2Agranov, MarinaP36
3Aguirre, AlvaroP38
4Aizawa, NaokiP96
5Ajello, AndreaP14
6Al-Najjar, NabilP29
7Albouy, DavidP83, P85
8An, YonghongP81
9Apesteguia, JoseP41
10Areosa, MartaP3
11Atakan, AlpP51
12Azrieli, YaronP36
13Badev, AntonP58
14Baisa, BrianP50
15Balestrieri, FilippoP57, P19
16Basso, HenriqueP23
17Basu, SumanP25
18Beaman, LoriP79
19Ben Moshe, DanP77
20Beresteanu, ArieP66
21Bianchi, FrancescoP22
22Bidian, FlorinP16
23Bishop, KellyP83
24Bleck, AlexanderP1
25Board, SimonP31
26Bodoh-Creed, AaronP51
27Boleslavsky, RaphaelP35
28Bontemps, ChristianP76
29Boppart, TimoP12
30Borovicka, JaroslavP16
31Braido, LuisP16
32Bridgman, BenjaminP88
33Brooks, BenjaminP51
34Bugni, FedericoP70
35Buhai, SebastianP101
36Camera, GabrieleP22
37Campa, PamelaP85
38Caner, MehmetP68
39Carlin, BruceP47
40Chabe-Ferret, SylvainP74
41Chahrour, RyanP1
42Chang, BrianaP12
43Chen, DanielP84, P99
44Chen, JingP56
45Chen, Jau-erP62
46Cheng, ChenP38
47Cherry, JoshuaP30
48Chiba, SaoriP54
49Chien, YiLiP16
50Cho, SungjinP92
51Choi, HoragP15
52Copeland, AdamP90
53Costa Lima, RafaelP78
54Cotton, ChristopherP59
55Crowley, MeredithP26
56Cui, JingboP85
57D'Erasmo, PabloP2
58da Costa, CarlosP40
59de Fontenay, CatherineP97
60De Rezende, RafaelP72
61Diez, FedericoP87
62Dilme, FrancescP31
63Doblas-Madrid, AntonioP24
64Dobrescu, LorettiP101
65Dobrev, DobrislavP73
66Donna, JavierP81
67Donovan, KevinP80
68Dotsey, MichaelP13
69Du, SongziP45
70Durrmeyer, IsisP90
71Dziuda, WiolettaP54
72Eisenhuth, RolandP61
73Ekmekci, MehmetP33
74Ellis, AndrewP28
75Ely, JeffreyP61
76Engler, PhilippP24
77Epifani, PaoloP86
78Eraker, BjornP9
79Ewerhart, ChristianP50
80Farinha Luz, VitorP52
81Foerster, AndrewP7
82Francetich, AlejandroP52
83Frandsen, BrighamP74
84Frankel, AlexanderP48
85French, EricP101
86Fu, ChaoP98
87Fuchs, WilliamP31
88Fusari, NicolaP72
89Gabriel, VascoP75
90Galvao, Ana BeatrizP69
91Georgiadis, GeorgeP49
92Germano, FabrizioP28
93Gerratana, EmanueleP55
94Gervais, AntoineP84
95Giannone, DomenicoP69
96Gillen, BenjaminP91
97Gioffré, AlessandroP32
98Giustinelli, PamelaP98
99Gizatulina, AliaP56
100Goh, ChuanP66
101Gonzalez-Navarro, MarcoP78
102Gradwohl, RonenP59
103Grafenhofer, DominikP44
104Gratton, GabrieleP35
105Grieco, PaulP94
106Han, XuP62
107Hatfield, JohnP53, P39
108Hedlund, AaronP9
109Hellmann, TimP17
110Hellwig, Klaus-PeterP8
111Herrington, ChristopherP11
112Hickman, BrentP81
113Hoffman, MitchellP100
114Hong, ShengjieP70
115Hu, ZehaoP32
116Hu, AudreyP51
117Huang, WanlingP71
118Ikeda, DaisukeP3
119Ionescu, FeliciaP60
120Iovino, LuigiP1
121Iskrev, NikolayP7
122Ispano, AlessandroP33
123Izhakian, YehudaP45
124Izhakian, YehudaP5
125Jovanovic, BoyanP12
126Juarez, LauraP79
127Kabukcuoglu, AyseP25
128Kang, KaramP85
129Kang, JaeP54
130Kawai, KeiP92
131Kazumori, EiichiroP50
132Kelly, BryanP69
133Kent, LanceP25
134Kets, WillemienP28
135Khovansky, SergueyP45
136Kim, TaejinP23
137Kim, You SukP82
138Kim, Seon TaeP14
139Kochov, AsenP27
140Kominers, ScottP53
141Kotowski, MaciejP58
142Kushnir, AlexeyP34
143Kwok, Hon HoP67
144Kyle, AlbertP4
145Lamba, RohitP56
146Latham, OliverP46
147Lauermann, StephanP52
148Lavergne, PascalP77
149Lazarev, JohnP93
150Lee, Jae WonP6
151Lee, YoonseokP76
152Leshno, JacobP53
153Li, AnqiP32
154Li, FeiP31
155Li, JinP49
156Li, HaixiP2
157Li, ShanjunP90
158Lim, ClaireP38
159Lin, HaizhenP82
160Liu, XiaodongP46
161Lo, Pei-yuP38
162Lu, CuicuiP75
163Luger, RichardP71
164Luo, YaoP93
165Mandler, MichaelP48
166Mangin, SephorahP21
167Manzini, PaolaP41
168Mariotti, MarcoP29
169Marmer, VadimP68
170Martin, DanielP29
171Martin, GregoryP39
172Mathevet, LaurentP28
173Maurel, ArnaudP98
174McCloud, NadineP68
175McKay, AlisdairP15, P14
176Meeks, RolandP5
177Mehta, NiravP98
178Mellace, GiovanniP74
179Melosi, LeonardoP6
180Menzel, KonradP65
181Michaux, MichaelP9, P24
182Minamihashi, NaoakiP93
183Minor, DylanP42
184Miyauchi, YuheiP67
185Monticini, AndreaP73
186Montiel, JoseP76
187Moroni, SofiaP61
188Morrow, PeterP26
189Moscoso Boedo, HernanP14
190Moxnes, AndreasP87
191Mueller-Frank, ManuelP58
192Mukherjee, ArijitP48
193Murphy, AlvinP83
194Mustre-del-Rio, JoseP23
195Mylovanov, TymofiyP34
196Nakata, TaisukeP22
197Navarro, SalvadorP46
198Nechio, FernandaP6
199Nekipelov, DenisP65
200Ng, Wung LikP60
201Ngo, PhuongP2
202Nguyen, ThanhP17
203Oh, Dong HwanP73
204Oliveros, SantiagoP35
205Ong, DavidP42
206Ortoleva, PietroP27
207Ouazad, AmineP99
208Ozyurt, SelcukP40
209Pagnotta, EmilianoP4
210Pai, MalleshP50
211Pakel, CavitP75
212Pancs, RomansP4
213Papageorge, NicholasP82
214Park, YenaP13
215Park, Byoung GunP70
216Parra, AlvaroP57
217Pashchenko, SvetlanaP19
218Pastorino, ElenaP80
219Pavan, AlessandroP1
220Pegoraro, FulvioP72
221Pehlivan, AyseP86
222Pelger, InesP99
223Pescatori, AndreaP3
224Peters, MichaelP34
225Petrin, AmilP88
226Piguillem, FacundoP40
227Pinzon, EnriqueP77
228Plan, AsafP32
229Polisson, MatthewP91
230Pomatto, LucianoP30
231Powell, DavidP66
232Praz, RemyP4
233Prieto, RodolfoP25
234Primiceri, GiorgioP9
235Rau, TomasP74, P79
236Raval, DeveshP21
237Rivers, DavidP97
238Robalino, NikolausP42
239Rosen, AdamP65
240Roys, NicolasP11
241Rudanko, LeenaP11
242Rust, JohnP57
243Saito, KotaP27
244Sanches, DanielP8
245Sandholm, WilliamP42
246Santoro, MarikaP13
247Sarver, ToddP29
248Satterthwaite, MarkP47
249Sawa, RyojiP17
250Schaumburg, ErnstP69
251Schütte, MiriamP48
252Scheufele, RolfP7
253Schmutte, IanP96
254Sheng, ShuyangP67
255Sher, ItaiP91
256Shi, ShouyongP8
257Shifa, AbdulazizP78
258Siemer, MichaelP2
259Simoni, AnnaP75
260Sinclair-Desgagné, BernardP59
261Siniscalchi, MarcianoP27
262Skrainka, BenjaminP91
263Smith, MatthewP7
264Sng, Tuan-HweeP60
265Song, KyungchulP65
266Song, ZhaogangP71
267Sonin, KonstantinP39
268Sorkin, IsaacP96
269Spenkuch, JorgP99
270Spindler, MartinP19
271Stern, StevenP100
272Stijepic, DamirP26
273Szydlowski, MartinP61
274Takahashi, YuyaP94
275Tchuente, GuyP68
276Tessada, JoseP80
277Thurk, JeffP87
278Tong, JianP57
279Troncoso-Valverde, CristianP34
280Troya-Martinez, MartaP60
281Turner, MatthewP84
282Tutino, AntonellaP21
283Uetake, KosukeP94
284Urrutia, CarlosP15
285Van Alstyne, MarshallP97
286Virag, GaborP47
287von Gaudecker, Hans-MartinP101
288Wagman, LiadP92
289Wang, JiakouP73
290Wang, JosephP36
291Wang, StephanieP41
292Wang, WenyuP33
293Wang, ChunyangP5
294Wang, LiangP66
295Wang, ZhuP44
296Watanabe, YasutoraP40
297Watson, JoelP55
298Weidner, MartinP62
299Weinstein, JonathanP30
300Weiss, ChristophP100
301Weyl, EricP44
302Wilson, AlistairP36
303Wong, Tsz-NgaP13
304Woutersen, TiemenP76
305Wu, JisongP70
306Wu, Jing CynthiaP72
307Xu, YilanP92
308Xu, ZhiyunP59
309Xue, JingyiP30
310Yanagawa, NoriyukiP5
311Yang, MingP55
312Yang, NanP94
313Yang, FangP11
314Yildiz, NeseP77
315Yilmaz, OzgurP53
316Zarazaga, CarlosP23
317Zhang, AihuaP3
318Zhang, ShengxingP45
319Zheng, CharlesP52
320Zhou, JunjieP49
321Zhou, JidongP47
322Zhu, YuP81

 

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