Royal Economic Society Conference 2015

University of Manchester, United Kingdom

 
March 30, 2015
 
09:00 to 11:00Registration and Coffee/Tea, University Place Foyer
 
 
11:00 to 12:30Special Sessions A
 
 
12:30 to 13:30Buffet Lunch, Eats Restaurant
 
 
13:30 to 14:45Sargan Lecture: Michael Keane: Labor Supply: Estimating the Roles of Human Capital and the Extensive Margin
 
 
14:45 to 15:15Coffee / Tea Break, University Place Foyer
 
 
15:15 to 16:45General Sessions 1
 
 
16:45 to 17:00Coffee / Tea Break, University Place Foyer
 
 
17:00 to 18:30EJ Anniversary Session: I
 
 
19:00 to 21:00Reception
 
 
 
March 31, 2015
 
09:00 to 10:30General Sessions 2
 
 
10:30 to 11:00Coffee / Tea Break, University Place Foyer
 
 
11:00 to 12:30Economic Journal Lecture: Philippe Aghion: Innovation, Income Inequality and Social Mobility
 
 
12:30 to 13:30Buffet Lunch, Eats Restaurant
 
 
12:30 to 13:30RES AGM (with lunch), Room 1.219
 
 
13:30 to 14:45Hahn Lecture: Pierre-André Chiappori: Equivalence Scales Versus Indifference Scales
 
 
14:45 to 15:15Coffee / Tea Break, University Place Foyer
 
 
15:15 to 16:45General Sessions 3
 
 
16:45 to 17:00Coffee / Tea Break, University Place Foyer
 
 
17:00 to 18:30EJ Anniversary Session: II
 
 
19:30 to 23:00Reception and Gala Dinner
 
 
 
April 1, 2015
 
09:00 to 10:30General Sessions 4
 
 
10:30 to 11:00Coffee / Tea Break, University Place Foyer
 
 
11:00 to 12:30Special Sessions B
 
 
12:30 to 13:30Buffet Lunch, Eats Restaurant
 
 
12:30 to 13:30RES Women's Committee Special Session (with lunch), Room 1.219
 
 
13:30 to 14:45Presidential Address: Sir Charles Bean: Living with Low for Long
 
 
14:45 to 15:15Coffee / Tea Break, University Place Foyer
 
 
15:15 to 16:45General Sessions 5
 
 
16:45 to 17:00Coffee / Tea Break, University Place Foyer
 
 
17:00 to 18:30EJ Anniversary Session: III
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Special Sessions A
March 30, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
 
Behavioural Economics and Public Policy, University Place Lecture Theatre B
Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics: Special session to mark the foundat..., University Place 1.218
Secular Stagnation, University Place Lecture Theatre A
The Role of Genes in the Intergenerational Perpetuation of Traits and Outcomes, University Place 2.119/220
UK early years policy, University Place 1.219

Sargan Lecture: Michael Keane: Labor Supply: Estimating the Roles of Human Capital and the Extensive Margin
March 30, 2015 13:30 to 14:45

General Sessions 1
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
 
Development Economics: Credit Markets and Insurance, University Place 1.218
Development Economics: Gender I, University Place 1.219
Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues I, University Place 2.218
Econometrics: Financial Econometrics, University Place 2.219/2.220
Econometrics: Treatment Effects, University Place 3.204
Economic Theory: Equilibrium Analysis, University Place 3.205
Empirical Studies: Consumption, University Place 3.209
Empirical Studies: Housing I, University Place 3.210
Experimental and Behavioural: Applications, University Place 3.211
Finance: Asset Pricing I, University Place 3.212
Industrial Organisation: Studies of Specific Sectors or Markets, University Place 3.213
Industrial Organisation: Theory I, University Place 3.214
International Economics: International Finance I, University Place 5.204
International Economics: Open Economy Macroeconomics I, University Place 5.205
Labour Economics: Migration I, University Place 5.206
Labour Economics: Retirement and Pensions, University Place 5.207
Labour Economics: Returns to Education I, University Place 5.209
Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy I, University Place 5.210
Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy I, University Place 5.211
Money Macro and Finance Research Group session on Sovereign Debt and Fiscal Limi..., University Place 5.212
Political Economics: Institutions I, University Place 4.214
Public Economics: Economics of Education I, University Place 4.204
Public Economics: Health I, University Place 4.205
Public Economics: Taxation I, University Place 4.206

EJ Anniversary Session: I
March 30, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
 
Harrod and Ramsey on Growth, University Place Lecture Theatre A
(Almost) a century since Dalton (and Gini): where is inequality analysis going?, University Place Lecture Theatre B
On and Beyond Regret Theory, University Place 2.219/2.220

General Sessions 2
March 31, 2015 09:00 to 10:30
 
Development Economics: Field Experiments I, University Place 1.218
Development Economics: Growth and Development I, University Place 1.219
Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues II, University Place 2.218
Econometrics: Panel Data, University Place 2.219/2.220
Economic Methodology: How does the Credibility Crisis in Science Affect Economic..., University Place 3.204
Economic Theory: Finance and Credit, University Place 3.205
Empirical Studies: Consumption and Household Behaviour, University Place 3.209
Empirical Studies: Housing II, University Place 3.210
Experimental and Behavioural: Applied Theory, University Place 3.211
Finance: Asset Pricing II, University Place 3.212
Industrial Organisation: Theory II, University Place 3.213
Industrial Organisation: Welfare Analysis, University Place 3.214
International Economics: International Trade and Trade Reforms I, University Place 5.204
Labour Economics: Fertility, University Place 5.205
Labour Economics: Migration II, University Place 5.206
Labour Economics: New Developments in the Economics of Crime, University Place 5.207
Macroeconomics: Business Cycles I, University Place 5.209
Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy II, University Place 5.210
Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy II, University Place 5.211
Other Fields: Economic History, University Place 5.212
Political Economics: Voting, University Place 4.214
Public Economics: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics I, University Place 4.204
Public Economics: Health II, University Place 4.205
Public Economics: Pensions and Savings, University Place 4.206

Economic Journal Lecture: Philippe Aghion: Innovation, Income Inequality and Social Mobility
March 31, 2015 11:00 to 12:30

Hahn Lecture: Pierre-André Chiappori: Equivalence Scales Versus Indifference Scales
March 31, 2015 13:30 to 14:45

General Sessions 3
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
 
Development Economics: Field Experiments II, University Place 1.218
Development Economics: Growth and Development II, University Place 1.219
Development Economics: Political Economy I, University Place 2.218
Econometrics: Semi/Nonparametrics, University Place 2.219/2.220
Economic Theory: Bounded Rationality, University Place 3.204
Economic Theory: Mechanisms, University Place 3.205
Empirical Studies: Financial Literacy and Economic Behaviour I, University Place 3.209
Empirical Studies: Online Markets and Prices, University Place 3.210
Experimental and Behavioural: Experiments, University Place 3.211
Finance: Banking, University Place 3.212
Industrial Organisation: Competition, University Place 3.213
International Economics: Exchange Rates, University Place 3.214
International Economics: International Trade and Trade Reforms II, University Place 5.204
Labour Economics: Income Distribution and Inequality, University Place 5.205
Labour Economics: Returns to Education II, University Place 5.206
Labour Economics: Unemployment, University Place 5.207
Macroeconomics: Business Cycles II, University Place 5.209
Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy III, University Place 5.210
Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy III, University Place 5.211
Other Fields: Law and Economics, University Place 5.212
Political Economy: Theory, University Place 4.214
Public Economics: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics II, University Place 4.204
Public Economics: Health III, University Place 4.205
Public Economics: Taxation II, University Place 4.206

EJ Anniversary Session: II
March 31, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
 
Cyclical Variations in Real Wages, University Place Lecture Theatre B
The Taxation of Savings, University Place Lecture Theatre A
50 Years of Home Production and the Allocation of Time, University Place 2.219/2.220

General Sessions 4
April 1, 2015 09:00 to 10:30
 
Development Economics: Gender II, University Place 1.218
Development Economics: Growth and Development III, University Place 1.219
Development Economics: Political Economy II, University Place 2.218
Econometrics: Time Series I, University Place 2.219/2.220
Economic Theory: Collective Decision Making, University Place 3.204
Economic Theory: Networks, Organisations and Firms, University Place 3.205
Empirical Studies: Financial Literacy and Economic Behaviour II, University Place 3.209
Experimental and Behavioural: Experiments - Games, University Place 3.211
Industrial Organisation: Empirical and Identification, University Place 3.212
International Economics: Foreign Direct Investment, University Place 3.213
International Economics: International Trade and Trade Reforms III, University Place 3.214
Labour Economics: Job Mobility and Polarisation I, University Place 5.204
Labour Economics: Programme Evaluation I, University Place 5.205
Labour Economics: Unemployment and Search I, University Place 5.206
Macroeconomics: Business Cycles III, University Place 5.207
Macroeconomics: Growth, University Place 5.209
Macroeconomics: Other, University Place 5.210
Political Economics: Elections, University Place 4.214
Public Economics: Economics of Education II, University Place 4.204
Public Economics: Health IV, University Place 4.205
Public Economics: Income Distribution, Inequality and Poverty, University Place 4.213
Public Economics: Well-Being, University Place 4.206

Special Sessions B
April 1, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
 
Econometrics of Matching (Econometrics Journal Special Session), University Place Lecture Theatre A
Top Rate of Income Tax, University Place Lecture Theatre B
New Entrepreneurial Financing Landscape, University Place 2.119/220
Social preferences and environmental policy, University Place 1.218
RES Junior Fellows Special Session, University Place 1.219

RES Women's Committee Special Session (with lunch)
Room 1.219
April 1, 2015 12:30 to 13:30
 
Roundtable on Getting Research Money (with lunch)

Presidential Address: Sir Charles Bean: Living with Low for Long
April 1, 2015 13:30 to 14:45

General Sessions 5
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
 
Development Economics: Gender III, University Place 1.218
Development Economics: Macroeconomic Issues, University Place 1.219
Development Economics: Poverty, University Place 2.218
Econometrics: Time Series II, University Place 2.219/2.220
Economic Theory: Contract Theory, University Place 3.204
Economic Theory: Search and Matching, University Place 3.205
Empirical Studies: Household Finance and Gender, University Place 3.209
Empirical Studies: Social Interactions, University Place 3.210
Experimental and Behavioural: Experiments - Theory, University Place 3.211
Finance: Empirical Finance, University Place 3.212
Industrial Organisation: Innovation and RandD, University Place 3.213
International Economics: International Finance II, University Place 3.214
International Economics: Open Economy Macroeconomics II, University Place 5.204
Labour Economics: Job Mobility and Polarisation II, University Place 5.205
Labour Economics: Programme Evaluation II, University Place 5.206
Labour Economics: Unemployment and Search II, University Place 5.207
Macroeconomics: Business Cycles IV, University Place 5.209
Macroeconomics: Heterogenous Agents, University Place 5.210
Macroeconomics: Preferences of Central Bankers and the Decision to Dissent, University Place 5.211
Political Economics: Institutions II, University Place 4.214
Public Economics: Economics of Education III, University Place 4.204
Public Economics: Health V, University Place 4.205
Public Economics: Mental Health, Personality Traits, and Economic Outcomes, University Place 4.206
Public Economics: Taxation III, University Place 4.213

EJ Anniversary Session: III
April 1, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
 
Innovation & Growth, University Place Lecture Theatre B
Climate Change and Economic Growth, University Place Lecture Theatre A

 

Summary of All Sessions

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#Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
1March 30, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B Behavioural Economics and Public Policy3
2March 30, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place 1.218 Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics: Special session to mark the foundation of the UK History of Economic Thought Society3
3March 30, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A Secular Stagnation3
4March 30, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place 2.119/220 The Role of Genes in the Intergenerational Perpetuation of Traits and Outcomes3
5March 30, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place 1.219 UK early years policy4
6March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 1.218 Development Economics: Credit Markets and Insurance4
7March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 1.219 Development Economics: Gender I4
8March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 2.218 Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues I3
9March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 2.219/2.220 Econometrics: Financial Econometrics3
10March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.204 Econometrics: Treatment Effects4
11March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.205 Economic Theory: Equilibrium Analysis4
12March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.209 Empirical Studies: Consumption4
13March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.210 Empirical Studies: Housing I4
14March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.211 Experimental and Behavioural: Applications3
15March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.212 Finance: Asset Pricing I4
16March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.213 Industrial Organisation: Studies of Specific Sectors or Markets4
17March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.214 Industrial Organisation: Theory I4
18March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.204 International Economics: International Finance I4
19March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.205 International Economics: Open Economy Macroeconomics I4
20March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.206 Labour Economics: Migration I4
21March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.207 Labour Economics: Retirement and Pensions4
22March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.209 Labour Economics: Returns to Education I3
23March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.210 Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy I4
24March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.211 Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy I4
25March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.212 Money Macro and Finance Research Group session on Sovereign Debt and Fiscal Limits3
26March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.214 Political Economics: Institutions I4
27March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.204 Public Economics: Economics of Education I4
28March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.205 Public Economics: Health I3
29March 30, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.206 Public Economics: Taxation I4
30March 30, 2015
17:00-18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B (Almost) a century since Dalton (and Gini): where is inequality analysis going?5
31March 30, 2015
17:00-18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A Harrod and Ramsey on Growth3
32March 30, 2015
17:00-18:30
University Place 2.219/2.220 On and Beyond Regret Theory5
33March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 1.218 Development Economics: Field Experiments I4
34March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 1.219 Development Economics: Growth and Development I3
35March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 2.218 Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues II4
36March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 2.219/2.220 Econometrics: Panel Data3
37March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.204 Economic Methodology: How does the Credibility Crisis in Science Affect Economic Research?3
38March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.205 Economic Theory: Finance and Credit4
39March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.209 Empirical Studies: Consumption and Household Behaviour3
40March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.210 Empirical Studies: Housing II4
41March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.211 Experimental and Behavioural: Applied Theory3
42March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.212 Finance: Asset Pricing II3
43March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.213 Industrial Organisation: Theory II4
44March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.214 Industrial Organisation: Welfare Analysis4
45March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.204 International Economics: International Trade and Trade Reforms I4
46March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.205 Labour Economics: Fertility3
47March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.206 Labour Economics: Migration II4
48March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.207 Labour Economics: New Developments in the Economics of Crime4
49March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.209 Macroeconomics: Business Cycles I3
50March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.210 Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy II3
51March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.211 Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy II4
52March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.212 Other Fields: Economic History3
53March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 4.214 Political Economics: Voting3
54March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 4.204 Public Economics: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics I3
55March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 4.205 Public Economics: Health II4
56March 31, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 4.206 Public Economics: Pensions and Savings4
57March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 1.218 Development Economics: Field Experiments II4
58March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 1.219 Development Economics: Growth and Development II3
59March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 2.218 Development Economics: Political Economy I4
60March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 2.219/2.220 Econometrics: Semi/Nonparametrics4
61March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.204 Economic Theory: Bounded Rationality4
62March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.205 Economic Theory: Mechanisms4
63March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.209 Empirical Studies: Financial Literacy and Economic Behaviour I4
64March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.210 Empirical Studies: Online Markets and Prices3
65March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.211 Experimental and Behavioural: Experiments4
66March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.212 Finance: Banking4
67March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.213 Industrial Organisation: Competition2
68March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.214 International Economics: Exchange Rates3
69March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.204 International Economics: International Trade and Trade Reforms II3
70March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.205 Labour Economics: Income Distribution and Inequality4
71March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.206 Labour Economics: Returns to Education II4
72March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.207 Labour Economics: Unemployment4
73March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.209 Macroeconomics: Business Cycles II4
74March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.210 Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy III4
75March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.211 Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy III4
76March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.212 Other Fields: Law and Economics3
77March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.214 Political Economy: Theory4
78March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.204 Public Economics: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics II3
79March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.205 Public Economics: Health III4
80March 31, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.206 Public Economics: Taxation II3
81March 31, 2015
17:00-18:30
University Place 2.219/2.220 50 Years of Home Production and the Allocation of Time4
82March 31, 2015
17:00-18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B Cyclical Variations in Real Wages4
83March 31, 2015
17:00-18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A The Taxation of Savings2
84April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 1.218 Development Economics: Gender II4
85April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 1.219 Development Economics: Growth and Development III3
86April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 2.218 Development Economics: Political Economy II4
87April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 2.219/2.220 Econometrics: Time Series I4
88April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.204 Economic Theory: Collective Decision Making4
89April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.205 Economic Theory: Networks, Organisations and Firms3
90April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.209 Empirical Studies: Financial Literacy and Economic Behaviour II4
91April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.211 Experimental and Behavioural: Experiments - Games4
92April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.212 Industrial Organisation: Empirical and Identification4
93April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.213 International Economics: Foreign Direct Investment4
94April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 3.214 International Economics: International Trade and Trade Reforms III4
95April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.204 Labour Economics: Job Mobility and Polarisation I4
96April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.205 Labour Economics: Programme Evaluation I3
97April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.206 Labour Economics: Unemployment and Search I4
98April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.207 Macroeconomics: Business Cycles III4
99April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.209 Macroeconomics: Growth3
100April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 5.210 Macroeconomics: Other4
101April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 4.214 Political Economics: Elections3
102April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 4.204 Public Economics: Economics of Education II4
103April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 4.205 Public Economics: Health IV4
104April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 4.213 Public Economics: Income Distribution, Inequality and Poverty4
105April 1, 2015
9:00-10:30
University Place 4.206 Public Economics: Well-Being3
106April 1, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A Econometrics of Matching (Econometrics Journal Special Session)2
107April 1, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place 2.119/220 New Entrepreneurial Financing Landscape4
108April 1, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place 1.219 RES Junior Fellows Special Session4
109April 1, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place 1.218 Social preferences and environmental policy4
110April 1, 2015
11:00-12:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B Top Rate of Income Tax4
111April 1, 2015
12:30-13:30
University Place 1.219 Roundtable on Getting Research Money (with lunch)0
112April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 1.218 Development Economics: Gender III4
113April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 1.219 Development Economics: Macroeconomic Issues4
114April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 2.218 Development Economics: Poverty3
115April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 2.219/2.220 Econometrics: Time Series II4
116April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.204 Economic Theory: Contract Theory4
117April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.205 Economic Theory: Search and Matching3
118April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.209 Empirical Studies: Household Finance and Gender3
119April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.210 Empirical Studies: Social Interactions4
120April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.211 Experimental and Behavioural: Experiments - Theory3
121April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.212 Finance: Empirical Finance3
122April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.213 Industrial Organisation: Innovation and RandD4
123April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 3.214 International Economics: International Finance II3
124April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.204 International Economics: Open Economy Macroeconomics II3
125April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.205 Labour Economics: Job Mobility and Polarisation II4
126April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.206 Labour Economics: Programme Evaluation II4
127April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.207 Labour Economics: Unemployment and Search II4
128April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.209 Macroeconomics: Business Cycles IV4
129April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.210 Macroeconomics: Heterogenous Agents3
130April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 5.211 Macroeconomics: Preferences of Central Bankers and the Decision to Dissent4
131April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.214 Political Economics: Institutions II4
132April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.204 Public Economics: Economics of Education III3
133April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.205 Public Economics: Health V4
134April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.206 Public Economics: Mental Health, Personality Traits, and Economic Outcomes4
135April 1, 2015
15:15-16:45
University Place 4.213 Public Economics: Taxation III3
136April 1, 2015
17:00-18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A Climate Change and Economic Growth4
137April 1, 2015
17:00-18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B Innovation & Growth3
 

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Royal Economic Society Conference 2015

Detailed List of Sessions

   
 
Session 1: Behavioural Economics and Public Policy
March 30, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B
 
Session Chair: Rachel Griffith, University of Manchester
 

Getting a healthy start? Nudge versus standard economic approaches
By Rachel Griffith; University of Manchester
Stephanie Scholder; University of Bristol
Sarah Smith; University of Bristol
   Presented by: Sarah Smith, University of Bristol
 

Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivations for Tax Compliance: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Germany
By Nadja Dwenger; Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Henrik Kleven; London School of Economics
Imran Rasul; University College London
Johannes Rincke; University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
   Presented by: Imran Rasul, University College London
 

Experimental approaches to encouraging job seeking
By Michele Belot; University of Edinburgh
Philipp Kircher; University of Edinburgh
   Presented by: Michele Belot, University of Edinburgh
 

Discussants:
     1 Michael Sanders,
     2 Richard Blundell, University College London
 
Session 2: Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics: Special session to mark the foundation of the UK History of Economic Thought Society
March 30, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place 1.218
 
Session Chair: Terry Peach, University of Manchester
 

Paul Samuelson and the Myth of the Keynsian Revolution in the United States
By Roger Backhouse; University of Birmingham
   Presented by: Roger Backhouse, University of Birmingham
 

Why did Milton Friedman change his mind about the Phillips curve?
By James Forder; Balliol College Oxford
   Presented by: James Forder, Balliol College Oxford
 

Revisiting the origins of the theory of the firm: Coase, Transaction Costs and Marginal Analysis
By Matthias Klaes; University of Dundee
   Presented by: Matthias Klaes, University of Dundee
 
Session 3: Secular Stagnation
March 30, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A
 
Session Chair: Simon Price, Bank of England
 

A Model of Secular Stagnation
By Gauti Eggertsson; Brown University
Neil Mehrotra; Brown University
   Presented by: Neil Mehrotra, Brown University
 

Why are real interest rates so low? Secular stagnation and the relative price of investment goods
By Gregory Thwaites; LSE & Bank of England
   Presented by: Gregory Thwaites, LSE & Bank of England
 

What Explains Japan's Persistent Deflation?
By Carlos Carvalho; PUC-Rio
Andrea Ferrero; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Andrea Ferrero, University of Oxford
 
Session 4: The Role of Genes in the Intergenerational Perpetuation of Traits and Outcomes
March 30, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place 2.119/220
 
Session Chair: Yannis Ioannides, Tufts University
 

Endogenous Social Networks and Inequality in an Intergenerational Setting
By Yannis Ioannides; Tufts University
   Presented by: Yannis Ioannides, Tufts University
 

Local Measures of Intergenerational Mobility of Income, Cognitive, and Noncognitive Skills
By Andros Kourtellos; University of Cyprus
Christa Marr; Rollins College
Chih Ming Tan; University of North Dakota
   Presented by: Andros Kourtellos, University of Cyprus
 

Sins of the Fathers: The Intergenerational Legacy of the 1959-61 Great Chinese Famine on Children’s Cognitive Development
By Chih Ming Tan; University of North Dakota
Zhibo Tan; Peking University
Xiaobo Zhang; IFPRI
   Presented by: Chih Ming Tan, University of North Dakota
 
Session 5: UK early years policy
March 30, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place 1.219
 
Session Chair: Claire Crawford, University of Warwick and IFS
 

An overview of recent reforms to childcare and early years policy in the UK
By Kitty Stewart; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Kitty Stewart, London School of Economics
 

Evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free preschool education
By Jo Blanden; University of Surrey
Emilia Del Bono; University of Essex
Kirstine Hansen; Centre for Longitudinal Studies
Sandra McNally; University of Surrey
Birgitta Rabe; University of Essex
   Presented by: Jo Blanden, University of Surrey
 

The impact of free, universal pre-school education on maternal labour supply
By Mike Brewer; University of Essex
Sarah Cattan; Institute for Fiscal Studies
Claire Crawford; University of Warwick and IFS
Birgitta Rabe; University of Essex
   Presented by: Birgitta Rabe, University of Essex
 

The impact of Sure Start on cognitive achievement
By Pedro Carneiro; UCL
Sarah Cattan; Institute for Fiscal Studies
Claire Crawford; University of Warwick and IFS
   Presented by: Sarah Cattan, Institute for Fiscal Studies
 

Discussant:   Donna Ward, Chief Analyst, Department for Education
 
Session 6: Development Economics: Credit Markets and Insurance
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 1.218
 
Session Chair: Bansi Malde, Institute for Fiscal Studies
 

Microcredit and Adjustment to Environmental Shock: Evidence from the Great Famine in Ireland
By Tyler Goodspeed; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Tyler Goodspeed, University of Oxford
 

HOW PUBLIC INFORMATION AFFECTS ASYMMETRICALLY INFORMED LENDERS: EVIDENCE FROM A CREDIT REGISTRY REFORM
By Anil Jain; Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   Presented by: Anil Jain, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

Consumption Smoothing and Risk Coping Mechanisms: Evidence from Rural India
By Bilal Malaeb; University of Manchester
Jennifer Golan; University of Manchester
Katsushi Imai; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Bilal Malaeb, University of Manchester
 

Network Structure and Risk Sharing in Extended Family Networks
By Bansi Malde; Institute for Fiscal Studies
   Presented by: Bansi Malde, Institute for Fiscal Studies
 
Session 7: Development Economics: Gender I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 1.219
 
Session Chair: Marie Boltz-Laemmel, Paris School of Economics, Sciences Po
 

Sex Workers, Stigma and Self-Beliefs: Evidence from a Psychological Training Program in India
By Sanchari Roy; University of Sussex
Anandi Mani; The University of Warwick
Sayantan Ghosal; Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Sanchari Roy, University of Sussex
 

Measuring attitudes regarding female genital mutilation through a list experiment
By Elisabetta De Cao; University of Oxford
clemens lutz; University of Groningen
   Presented by: Elisabetta De Cao, University of Oxford
 

Lucky Late Bloomers: The Consequences of Early Marriage for Women in Western Kenya
By Daniel Hicks; University of Oklahoma
Joan Hicks; UC Berkeley CEGA
   Presented by: Daniel Hicks, University of Oklahoma
 

Anticipating Polygyny: How is Household Economics Affected?
By Marie Boltz-Laemmel; Paris School of Economics, Sciences Po
Isabelle Chort; PSL, Université Paris-Dauphine
   Presented by: Marie Boltz-Laemmel, Paris School of Economics, Sciences Po
 
Session 8: Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 2.218
 
Session Chair: Subhasish Dey, University of Manchester, UK
 

Contracting for the Second Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets
By Arina Nikandrova; Birkbeck, University of London
Jevgenijs Steinbuks; The World Bank
   Presented by: Jevgenijs Steinbuks, The World Bank
 

Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth: Some New Evidence
By Andrew Berg; IMF
Jonathan Ostry; International Monetary Fund
Charalambos Tsangarides; International Monetary Fund
Yorbol Yakshilikov; IMF, Research Department
   Presented by: Charalambos Tsangarides, International Monetary Fund
 

Workfare as “Collateral”: The Case of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in India
By Subhasish Dey; University of Manchester, UK
   Presented by: Subhasish Dey, University of Manchester, UK
 
Session 9: Econometrics: Financial Econometrics
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 2.219/2.220
 
Session Chair: Juan Antolin-Diaz, Fulcrum Asset Management
 

Market Set-Up in Advance of Federal Reserve Policy Rate Decisions
By Dick van Dijk; Erasmus University Rotterdam
Robin Lumsdaine; Kogod School of Business, American University
Michel van der Wel; Erasmus University Rotterdam
   Presented by: Robin Lumsdaine, Kogod School of Business, American University
 

Financial conditions indices and multiple partial least squares
By George Kapetanios; Queen Mary, University of London
Simon Price; Bank of England
Garry Young; bank of england
   Presented by: Simon Price, Bank of England
 

Following the Trend: Tracking GDP when Long-Run Growth is Uncertain
By Juan Antolin-Diaz; Fulcrum Asset Management
Thomas Drechsel; LSE
Ivan Petrella; Birkbeck College, University of London
   Presented by: Juan Antolin-Diaz, Fulcrum Asset Management
 
Session 10: Econometrics: Treatment Effects
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.204
 
Session Chair: Lukas Laffers, University of Matej Bel
 

Identifying the Average Treatment Effect in a Two Threshold Model
By Arthur Lewbel; Boston College
Thomas Tao Yang; Boston College
   Presented by: Arthur Lewbel, Boston College
 

Modeling Endogeneity Bias Using Observables
By Antonio Galvao; University of Iowa
Gabriel Montes-Rojas; City University London
Suyong Song; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
   Presented by: Gabriel Montes-Rojas, City University London
 

Bias of Causal Effect Estimators Using Pre-Policy Outcomes
By Sylvain Chabe-Ferret; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Sylvain Chabe-Ferret, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Bounding Average Treatment Effects using Linear Programming
By Lukas Laffers
   Presented by: Lukas Laffers, University of Matej Bel
 
Session 11: Economic Theory: Equilibrium Analysis
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.205
 
Session Chair: Kaustav Das, University of Exeter
 

Non-Cooperative Asymptotic Oligopoly in Economies with Infinitely Many Commodities
By Sayantan Ghosal; University of Glasgow
Simone Tonin; University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Simone Tonin, University of Glasgow
 

Coexistence of Stable Equilibria under Least Squares Learning
By Dávid Kopányi; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Dávid Kopányi, University of Nottingham
 

Intertemporal equilibrium with financial asset and physical capital
By Cuong Le Van; IPAG, CNRS, PSE, VCREME
Ngoc Sang Pham; Université Paris 1
   Presented by: Ngoc Sang Pham, Université Paris 1
 

Decentralised Bilateral Trading in a Market with Incomplete Information
By Kalyan Chatterjee; Pennsylvania State University
Kaustav Das; University of Exeter
   Presented by: Kaustav Das, University of Exeter
 
Session 12: Empirical Studies: Consumption
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.209
 
Session Chair: Imran Rasul, University College London
 

Conspicuous Consumption and Peer Effects among the Poor: Evidence From a Field Experiment
By Christopher Roth; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Christopher Roth, University of Oxford
 

Neighbourhood Effects in Consumption: Evidence Using Disaggregated Consumption Data
By Teodora Boneva; University of Cambridge
   Presented by: Teodora Boneva, University of Cambridge
 

Catastrophic health spending, non-communicable diseases and the role of children: A microeconomic analysis for China
By Sarah Bridges; University of Nottingham
Lefan Liu; University of Nottingham
David Whynes; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Lefan Liu, University of Nottingham
 

Cash-constrained Households and Product Size
By Tiago Pires; University of North Carolina
Alberto Salvo; NUS
   Presented by: Tiago Pires, University of North Carolina
 
Session 13: Empirical Studies: Housing I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.210
 
Session Chair: Ricardo Sousa, University of Minho, NIPE, and London School of Economics
 

A Selection Model of Hedonic House Prices and Rents
By Jonathan Halket; University of Essex
Lars Nesheim; University College London
Florian Oswald; UCL
   Presented by: Lars Nesheim, University College London
 

Investing in Housing: Micro Data Evidence on Buy To Let in the UK
By Philippe Bracke; Bank of England
Perttu Korhonen; Bank of England
   Presented by: Philippe Bracke, Bank of England
 

The Time Value of Housing: Historical Evidence from London Residential Leases
By Edward Pinchbeck; London School of Economics
Philippe Bracke; Bank of England
   Presented by: Edward Pinchbeck, London School of Economics
 

Economic Activity, Credit Market Conditions, and the Housing Market
By Ricardo Sousa; University of Minho, NIPE, and London School of Economics
   Presented by: Ricardo Sousa, University of Minho, NIPE, and London School of Economics
 
Session 14: Experimental and Behavioural: Applications
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.211
 
Session Chair: Michele Belot, University of Edinburgh
 

Do Personality Traits Affect Productivity? Evidence from the Lab
By Maria Cubel; University of Barcelona
Ana Nuevo-Chiquero; University of Sheffield
Santiago Sanchez-Pages; University of Barcelona
Marian Vidal-Fernandez; UNSW
   Presented by: Ana Nuevo-Chiquero, University of Sheffield
 

Do Professionals Get It Right? Limited Attention and Risk-Taking Behavior
By Reto Foellmi; University of St. Gallen
Stefan Legge; University of California Berkeley
Lukas Schmid; University of St. Gallen
   Presented by: Lukas Schmid, University of St. Gallen
 

Network Nudges: A field experiment on indirect social influences
By Michael Sanders
   Presented by: Michael Sanders,
 
Session 15: Finance: Asset Pricing I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.212
 
Session Chair: James Best, University of Edinburgh
 

Securitization and Asset Prices
By Yunus Aksoy; Birkbeck
Henrique Basso; Bank of Spain
   Presented by: Yunus Aksoy, Birkbeck
 

Solving asset pricing models with stochastic volatility
By Oliver de Groot; Federal Reserve Board
   Presented by: Oliver de Groot, Federal Reserve Board
 

Consumption-Based Asset Pricing with Rare Disaster Risk: A Simulated Method of Moments Approach
By Joachim Grammig; University of Tuebingen
Jantje Soenksen; University of Tuebingen
   Presented by: Jantje Soenksen, University of Tuebingen
 

Self-Fulfilling Price Cycles
By James Best; University of Edinburgh
John Moore
   Presented by: James Best, University of Edinburgh
 
Session 16: Industrial Organisation: Studies of Specific Sectors or Markets
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.213
 
Session Chair: Lijun Pan, Nagoya University
 

Foreign Direct Investment in China’s Auto Market: A Welfare Analysis
By Junji Xiao; The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Presented by: Junji Xiao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

Picking a Partner among Competitors when Size Matters
By Oystein Foros; Economics
Hans Jarle Kind; NHH, Norwegian School of Economics
   Presented by: Oystein Foros, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
 

The Impact of Smoke Free Air Ordinances in Texas
By Joshua J. Miller; National Association of Home Builders
Silda Nikaj; Texas Christian University
John Tauras; University of Illinois at Chicago
   Presented by: Silda Nikaj, Texas Christian University
 

Competition among the Big and the Small with Different Product Substitution
By Lijun Pan; Nagoya University
Makoto Hanazono; Nagoya University
   Presented by: Lijun Pan, Nagoya University
 
Session 17: Industrial Organisation: Theory I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.214
 
Session Chair: Ramakanta Patra, Royal Holloway, University of London
 

The Effects of Platform MFNs on Competition and Entry
By Andre Boik; University of Toronto
Kenneth Corts; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
 

Backward partial vertical integration through private placement
By Ricardo Gonçalves; Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto)
   Presented by: Ricardo Gonçalves, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto)
 

Market Size, Entrepreneurship, and Income Inequality
By Dmitry Pokrovsky; Higher School of Economics
   Presented by: Dmitry Pokrovsky, Higher School of Economics
 

A Model of Dynamic Bertrand Competition with Unknown Costs
By Ramakanta Patra; Royal Holloway, University of London
   Presented by: Ramakanta Patra, Royal Holloway, University of London
 
Session 18: International Economics: International Finance I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.204
 
Session Chair: Shuo Cao, University of Glasgow
 

Bond market initiatives and firms' access to external finance: Evidence from a panel of emerging Asian economies
By Udichibarna Bose; University of Glasgow
Ronald MacDonald; University of Glasgow
Serafeim Tsoukas; University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Udichibarna Bose, University of Glasgow
 

Global Liquidity, House Prices, and the Macroeconomy: Evidence from Advanced and Emerging Economies
By Alessandro Rebucci; The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
   Presented by: Alessandro Rebucci, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
 

Foreign Law Bonds: Can They Reduce Sovereign Borrowing Costs?
By Marcos Chamon; International Monetary Fund
Julian Schumacher; University of Mainz
Christoph Trebesch; University of Munich
   Presented by: Julian Schumacher, University of Mainz
 

Co-Movement, Spillovers and Excess Returns in Global Bond Markets
By Joseph P. Byrne; Heriot-Watt Unviversity
Shuo Cao; University of Glasgow
Dimitris Korobilis; University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Shuo Cao, University of Glasgow
 
Session 19: International Economics: Open Economy Macroeconomics I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.205
 
Session Chair: Andrea Ferrero, University of Oxford
 

Dollar Hegemony and China’s Economy
By Kai Liu; Renmin University of China
   Presented by: Kai Liu, Renmin University of China
 

Monetary Policy as an Optimum Currency Area Criterion
By Dominik Groll; Kiel Institute for the World Economy
   Presented by: Dominik Groll, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
 

Explaining the Effects of Government Spending Shocks on Debt and the Real Exchange Rate
By Cheng-Ying Yang; Academia Sinica
   Presented by: Cheng-Ying Yang, Academia Sinica
 

Exit expectations in currency unions
By Martin Wolf; University of Bonn
Gernot Mueller; University of Bonn
Alexander Kriwoluzky; Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
   Presented by: Martin Wolf, University of Bonn
 
Session 20: Labour Economics: Migration I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.206
 
Session Chair: Andreas Beerli, Univesity of Zurich
 

Immigration and Unemployment Dynamics
By Jonathan Wadsworth; Royal Holloway, University of London
   Presented by: Jonathan Wadsworth, Royal Holloway, University of London
 

Why are Higher Skilled Workers More Mobile Geographically? The Role of the Job Surplus
By Michael Amior; Centre for Economic Performance, LSE
   Presented by: Michael Amior, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE
 

On the High Immigrant Skills – High Quality Trade Nexus
By giorgia giovannetti; University of Firenze
Mauro Lanati; University of Pisa
   Presented by: giorgia giovannetti, University of Firenze
 

Which Factors Drive the Skill-Composition of Immigrants in the Long-Run?
By Andreas Beerli; Univesity of Zurich
   Presented by: Andreas Beerli, Univesity of Zurich
 
Session 21: Labour Economics: Retirement and Pensions
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.207
 
Session Chair: James Banks, Institute for Fiscal Studies and University of Manchester
 

To Defer or Not Defer? State Pension in a Lifecycle Model
By Ricky Kanabar; University of York
peter Simmons; University of York
   Presented by: Ricky Kanabar, University of York
 

The Added Worker Effect and the Lifetime Labor Supply of Older Households
By Irina Merkurieva; University of St. Andrews
   Presented by: Irina Merkurieva, University of St. Andrews
 

Pension Incentives and the Retirement Decisions of Couples
By Kadir Atalay; University of Sydney
Garry Barrett; University of Sydney
   Presented by: Garry Barrett, University of Sydney
 

Home Production and Retirement in Couples: A Panel Data Analysis
By Eric Bonsang; Maastricht University
   Presented by: Eric Bonsang, Maastricht University
 
Session 22: Labour Economics: Returns to Education I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.209
 
Session Chair: Claire Crawford, University of Warwick and IFS
 

Ordinal Estimation of Income-Achievement Gaps and Adult Outcome Inequality
By Eric Nielsen; Federal Reserve Board
   Presented by: Eric Nielsen, Federal Reserve Board
 

The Introduction of Academy Schools to England’s Education
By Andrew Eyles; University College London and CEP, London School of Economics.
Stephen Machin; University College London
   Presented by: Andrew Eyles, University College London and CEP, London School of Economics.
 

Key Players High School Networking Effects on Earnings
By Lucia Barbone; Catholic University Milan/ Sussex Uni
Peter Dolton; UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE U TYNE
   Presented by: Lucia Barbone, Catholic University Milan/ Sussex Uni
 
Session 23: Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.210
 
Session Chair: Neil Mehrotra, Brown University
 

The Investment Effect of Fiscal Consolidation
By Silvia Albrizio; EUI, OECD
Stefan Lamp; Yale University
   Presented by: Silvia Albrizio, EUI, OECD
 

Time-Consistent Consumption Taxation
By Sarolta Laczo; Bank of England
Raffaele Rossi; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Raffaele Rossi, Lancaster University
 

Ramsey Monetary and Fiscal Policy: the Role of Consumption Taxation
By Giorgio Motta; Lancaster University
Raffaele Rossi; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Giorgio Motta, Lancaster University
 

Pareto-Improving Optimal Capital and Labor Taxes
By Katharina Greulich; Swiss Re
Sarolta Laczo; Bank of England
Albert Marcet; IAE-CSIC, ICREA, UAB, MOVE, Barcelona GSE, and CEPR
   Presented by: Sarolta Laczo, Bank of England
 
Session 24: Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.211
 
Session Chair: Irfan Qureshi, University of Warwick
 

Persistent Relative Price Movement and Monetary Policy Shocks
By Lin Liu; University of Liverpool
   Presented by: Lin Liu, University of Liverpool
 

Firm Turnover and Inflation Dynamics
By Lenno Uusküla; Bank of Estonia
   Presented by: Lenno Uusküla, Bank of Estonia
 

Inflation's Role in Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy
By Eric Leeper; Indiana University
Xuan Zhou; Renmin University of China
   Presented by: Xuan Zhou, Renmin University of China
 

What are monetary policy shocks?
By Irfan Qureshi; University of Warwick
   Presented by: Irfan Qureshi, University of Warwick
 
Session 25: Money Macro and Finance Research Group session on Sovereign Debt and Fiscal Limits
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.212
 
Session Chair: Vito Polito, University of Bath
 

Financial Intermediation and Government Debt Default
By Huixin Bi; Bank of Canada
Campbell Leith; University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Huixin Bi, Bank of Canada
 

Sovereign Credit Ratings in the European Union: A Model-Based Fiscal Analysis
By Vito Polito; University of Bath
   Presented by: Vito Polito, University of Bath
 

Fiscal Limits, Fiscal Rules, and Fiscal Risk
By Betty C. Daniel; Department of Economics
Christos Shiamptanis; Wilfrid Laurier University
   Presented by: Betty C. Daniel, Department of Economics
 
Session 26: Political Economics: Institutions I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.214
 
Session Chair: Sarmistha Pal, University of Surrey
 

Limited Contract Enforcement and Firm Financing : Growth and Welfare Implications
By Adams Adama; The University of Manchester
   Presented by: Adams Adama, The University of Manchester
 

Priming Ideology? Electoral Cycles Without Electoral Incentives Among U.S. Judges
By Carlos Berdejo; Loyola Law School
Daniel Chen; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Daniel Chen, ETH Zurich
 

On the Role of Democracy in the Ethnicity-Growth Relationship: Theory and Evidence
By Sugata Ghosh; Brunel University
Andros Gregoriou; University of Hull
Anirban Mitra; University of Oslo
   Presented by: Anirban Mitra, University of Oslo
 

Fiscal Decentralisation, Local Institutions and Public Goods Provision: Evidence from Indonesia
By Sarmistha Pal; University of Surrey
   Presented by: Sarmistha Pal, University of Surrey
 
Session 27: Public Economics: Economics of Education I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.204
 
Session Chair: Arnaud Chevalier, Royal holloway, University of London
 

Conditional Cash Transfers: A Dynamic Structural Model of Post-Compulsory Education Decisions
By Jack Britton; Institute for Fiscal Studies
   Presented by: Jack Britton, Institute for Fiscal Studies
 

Locus of Control and Its Intergenerational Implications for Early Childhood Skill Formation
By Warn Lekfuangfu; University College London
Francesca Cornaglia; Queen Mary, University of London
Nattavudh Powdthavee; London School of Economics and Universit
Nele Warrinnier; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Nele Warrinnier, London School of Economics
 

Children's development and parental input: Evidence from the UK Millennium Cohort Study
By Gurleen Popli; University of Sheffield
   Presented by: Gurleen Popli, University of Sheffield
 

ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY, PARENTAL SELECTION, AND THE EDUCATIONAL OUTCOME OF THE ‘CHILDREN OF THE WALL’
By Arnaud Chevalier; Royal holloway, University of London
   Presented by: Arnaud Chevalier, Royal holloway, University of London
 
Session 28: Public Economics: Health I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.205
 
Session Chair: Sarah Cattan, Institute for Fiscal Studies
 

The eff ects of admissions to psychiatric hospitals
By Peter Fallesen; Rockwool Foundation Research Unit
Rasmus Landersø; Rockwool Foundation Research Unit
   Presented by: Rasmus Landersø, Rockwool Foundation Research Unit
 

Mental Retirement and Non-Contributory Pensions for the Elderly Poor in Peru
By Javier Olivera; University of Luxembourg
Rafael Novella; Inter-American Development Bank
   Presented by: Javier Olivera, University of Luxembourg
 

Maternal depression and child development: Evidence from a randomized control trial in Pakistan
By Sonia Bhalotra; University of Essex UK
satadru mukherjee; University of Bristol
   Presented by: Sonia Bhalotra, University of Essex UK
 
Session 29: Public Economics: Taxation I
March 30, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.206
 
Session Chair: Jonathan Shaw, Institute for Fiscal Studies
 

Voluntary Disclosure of Evaded Taxes - Increasing Revenues, or Increasing Incentives to Evade?
By Dominika Langenmayr; University of Munich
   Presented by: Dominika Langenmayr, University of Munich
 

Misreporting in the Value-Added Tax and the Optimal Enforcement
By Mohammad Hoseini; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Mohammad Hoseini, Tilburg University
 

Taxes, Informality and Income Shifting: Evidence from a Recent Pakistani Tax Reform
By Mazhar Waseem; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Mazhar Waseem, University of Manchester
 

How long-lasting are the effect of audits?
By Jonathan Shaw; Institute for Fiscal Studies
   Presented by: Jonathan Shaw, Institute for Fiscal Studies
 
Session 30: Harrod and Ramsey on Growth
March 30, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A
 
Session Chair: Orazio Attanasio, University College London
 

Frank Ramsey's Mathematical Theory of Saving
By Orazio Attanasio; University College London
   Presented by: Orazio Attanasio, University College London
 

The Directions of Growth Theory
By Timo Boppart; IIES, Stockholm University
   Presented by: Timo Boppart, IIES, Stockholm University
 

Growth and Ideas
By Chad Jones
   Presented by: Chad Jones,
 
Session 31: (Almost) a century since Dalton (and Gini): where is inequality analysis going?
March 30, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B
 
Session Chairs:
1. Tony Atkinson, Nuffield College, Oxford
2. ANDREA BRANDOLINI, BANCA D ITALIA
 

Introduction
By Tony Atkinson; Nuffield College, Oxford
   Presented by: Tony Atkinson, Nuffield College, Oxford
 

What Inequalities Matter Most?
By Timothy Smeeding; University of Wisconsin
   Presented by: Timothy Smeeding, University of Wisconsin
 

A Global View of Inequality
By Francois Bourguignon; PSE-Ecole d'économie de Paris
   Presented by: Francois Bourguignon, PSE-Ecole d'économie de Paris
 

Income Dynamics and Inequality
By Stephen Jenkins; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Stephen Jenkins, London School of Economics
 

Multidimensional Inequality
By Sabina Alkire; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Sabina Alkire, University of Oxford
 
Session 32: On and Beyond Regret Theory
March 30, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
University Place 2.219/2.220
 
Session Chair: Horst Zank, The University of Manchester
 

The History of Regret Theory
By Robert Sugden; University of East Anglia
   Presented by: Robert Sugden, University of East Anglia
 

How successful regret theory has been relative to its competitors
By Peter Wakker; Erasmus University Rotterdam
   Presented by: Peter Wakker, Erasmus University Rotterdam
 

Applications of regret theory
By Marcel Zeelenberg; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Marcel Zeelenberg, Tilburg University
 

Empirical evidence on regret theory
By Han Bleichrodt; Erasmus University Rotterdam
   Presented by: Han Bleichrodt, Erasmus University Rotterdam
 

Beyond Regret Theory
By Graham Loomes; University of Warwick
   Presented by: Graham Loomes, University of Warwick
 
Session 33: Development Economics: Field Experiments I
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 1.218
 
Session Chair: Kate Orkin, University of Cambridge
 

Saving by default: Evidence from a field experiment in rural India
By Lore Vandewalle; IHEID
Vincent Somville; Chr. Michelsen Institute
   Presented by: Lore Vandewalle, IHEID
 

Private vs. Public Mental Accounts: Experimental Evidence from Savings Groups in Colombia
By Luz Salas; Universidad Javeriana
   Presented by: Luz Salas, Universidad Javeriana
 

Real versus Hypothetical Time Discounting Rates: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Senegal.
By Philippe LeMay-Boucher; Heriot-Watt University
   Presented by: Philippe LeMay-Boucher, Heriot-Watt University
 

The Future in Mind: Aspirations and Forward-looking Behaviour in Ethiopia
By Tanguy Bernard; IFPRI
Stefan Dercon; DFID and University of Oxford
Kate Orkin; University of Cambridge
Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse; IFPRI
   Presented by: Kate Orkin, University of Cambridge
 
Session 34: Development Economics: Growth and Development I
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 1.219
 
Session Chair: Radek Stefanski, University of St Andrews
 

Sources of productivity growth in Eastern Europe and Russia after transition
By Ilya Voskoboynikov; Higher School of Economics
   Presented by: Ilya Voskoboynikov, Higher School of Economics
 

Agricultural Productivity, Labour Reallocation, and Industrial Production in the Short Run: Evidence from India
By Jonathan Colmer; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Jonathan Colmer, London School of Economics
 

Spend, Baby, Spend: Windfalls, Specialization and Misallocation
By Radek Stefanski; University of St Andrews
   Presented by: Radek Stefanski, University of St Andrews
 
Session 35: Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues II
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 2.218
 
Session Chair: Nicola Limodio, London School of Economics
 

Procurement versus permits in rent seeking bureaucracies
By Tapas Kundu; University of Tromsø
Tore Nilssen; University of Oslo
   Presented by: Tapas Kundu, University of Tromsø
 

Religion and Health in Early Childhood: Evidence from the Indian Subcontinent
By Nidhiya Menon; Brandeis University
   Presented by: Nidhiya Menon, Brandeis University
 

Heat Waves at Conception and Later Life Outcomes
By Joshua Wilde; University of South Florida
Bénédicte Apouey; Paris School of Economics - CNRS
Toni Jung; University of California, Davis
   Presented by: Bénédicte Apouey, Paris School of Economics - CNRS
 

Fire Bad Managers, Improve Aid Effectiveness: Evidence from World Bank Projects
By Nicola Limodio; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Nicola Limodio, London School of Economics
 
Session 36: Econometrics: Panel Data
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 2.219/2.220
 
Session Chair: James Banks, Institute for Fiscal Studies and University of Manchester
 

Modelling Heaped Duration Data: An Application to Neonatal Mortality
By Wiji Arulampalam; University of Warwick
Valentina Corradi; University of Surrey
Daniel Gutknecht; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Daniel Gutknecht, University of Oxford
 

A New Formulation for Latent Class Models: Implications for Modelling Body Mass Index
By Sarah Brown; University of Sheffield
William Greene; New York University
Mark Harris; Curtin University of Technology
   Presented by: Sarah Brown, University of Sheffield
 

Does greater autonomy among women provide the key to better child nutrition?
By Wiji Arulampalam; University of Warwick
Anjor Bhaskar
Nisha Srivastava; University of Allahabad
   Presented by: Wiji Arulampalam, University of Warwick
 
Session 37: Economic Methodology: How does the Credibility Crisis in Science Affect Economic Research?
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.204
 
Session Chair: Zacharias Maniadis, University of Southampton
 

On Publication, Refereeing and Working Hard
By Sascha Baghestanian; Goethe University
Sergey Popov; Queen's University Belfast
   Presented by: Sergey Popov, Queen's University Belfast
 

Evaluation Solutions to the Problem of False Positives in Science
By Zacharias Maniadis; University of Southampton
   Presented by: Zacharias Maniadis, University of Southampton
 

Star Wars: Evidence for Selection Bias in Economics
By Yanos Zylberberg; University of Bristol
   Presented by: Yanos Zylberberg, University of Bristol
 
Session 38: Economic Theory: Finance and Credit
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.205
 
Session Chair: Alfred Duncan, University of Glasgow
 

The Impact of Credit Rating Agencies on Capital Markets
By Spyros Terovitis; University of Warwick
   Presented by: Spyros Terovitis, University of Warwick
 

Venture Capital and Knowledge Transfer
By Roberta Dessi; Toulouse School of Economics
Nina YIN; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Roberta Dessi, Toulouse School of Economics
 

The Financial Accelerator and Market-Based Debt Instruments: The Prolongation Channel
By Michael Kühl; Deutsche Bundesbank
   Presented by: Michael Kühl, Deutsche Bundesbank
 

Disputes, Debt and Equity
By Alfred Duncan; University of Glasgow
Charles Nolan; University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Alfred Duncan, University of Glasgow
 
Session 39: Empirical Studies: Consumption and Household Behaviour
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.209
 
Session Chair: Charles Grant, Brunel University
 

Political Uncertainty and Household Savings
By Rolf Aaberge; Statistics Norway
Kai Liu; Norwegian school of economics
YU ZHU; University of Dundee
   Presented by: YU ZHU, University of Dundee
 

Consumption Dynamics and Allocation in the Family
By ALEXANDROS THELOUDIS; UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
   Presented by: ALEXANDROS THELOUDIS, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
 

The Repayment of Unsecured Debt by European Households
By Charles Grant; Brunel University
   Presented by: Charles Grant, Brunel University
 
Session 40: Empirical Studies: Housing II
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.210
 
Session Chair: Agnes Kovacs,
 

No free lunch, buddy: housing transfer and informal care, not only a case of reciprocity
By Emanuele Ciani; Bank of Italy
Claudio Deiana; University of Essex
   Presented by: Claudio Deiana, University of Essex
 

Household wealth in the euro area: The importance of intergenerational transfers, homeowner-ship and house price dynamics
By Thomas Mathä; Central Bank of Luxembourg
Alessandro Porpiglia; Central Bank of Luxembourg
Michael Ziegelmeyer; Banque centrale du Luxembourg
   Presented by: Michael Ziegelmeyer, Banque centrale du Luxembourg
 

The Effect of Declining House Prices on Household Savings: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of the Dutch Case.
By Eduard Suari-Andreu; University of Groningen
   Presented by: Eduard Suari-Andreu, University of Groningen
 

Temptation and Commitment: the Role of Housing
By Agnes Kovacs
   Presented by: Agnes Kovacs,
 
Session 41: Experimental and Behavioural: Applied Theory
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.211
 
Session Chair: Nick Vikander, University of Copenhagen
 

Broken Contracts and Hidden Partnerships: Theory and Experiment
By Jingnan (Cecilia) Chen; University of Exeter
Daniel Houser; George Mason University
   Presented by: Jingnan (Cecilia) Chen, University of Exeter
 

Risk- & Regret-Avere Bidders in Sealed-Bid Auctions
By Hisayuki YOSHIMOTO; Univeristy of Glasgow
   Presented by: Hisayuki YOSHIMOTO, Univeristy of Glasgow
 

Advertising, Commitment, and Social Image
By Nick Vikander; University of Copenhagen
   Presented by: Nick Vikander, University of Copenhagen
 
Session 42: Finance: Asset Pricing II
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.212
 
Session Chair: Vinay Patel, University of Technology, Sydney
 

The Structure of Corporate Holdings and Corporate Governance: Evidence from India
By Shantanu Banerjee; Lancaster University
Swarnodeep Homroy; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Shantanu Banerjee, Lancaster University
 

To Hedge or Not to Hedge? Evidence via Almost Stochastic Dominance
By Hsuan Fu; Imperial College Business School
   Presented by: Hsuan Fu, Imperial College Business School
 

Price discovery in stock and option markets
By Vinay Patel; University of Technology, Sydney
Talis Putnins; University of Technology Sydney
David Michayluk; University of Technology, Sydney
Sean Foley; University of Sydney
   Presented by: Vinay Patel, University of Technology, Sydney
 
Session 43: Industrial Organisation: Theory II
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.213
 
Session Chair: David Rietzke, Lancaster University
 

Research among Copycats: R&D, Spillovers, and Feedback Strategies
By Grega Smrkolj; Newcastle University
Florian Wagener; Universiteit van Amsterdam
   Presented by: Grega Smrkolj, Newcastle University
 

Generalized Contests, Asymmetries, and Spillovers: Equilibrium Effort and Conditions for the Level Playing Field Principle
By Vikram Ahuja; Kelley School of Business
   Presented by: Vikram Ahuja, Kelley School of Business
 

Browsing, Salesmanship, and Obfuscation
By Greg Taylor; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Greg Taylor, University of Oxford
 

Grants, Prizes, and Information
By David Rietzke; Lancaster University
   Presented by: David Rietzke, Lancaster University
 
Session 44: Industrial Organisation: Welfare Analysis
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.214
 
Session Chair: Daniel O'Brien, Kelley School of Business
 

When Labor Disputes Bring Cities to a Standstill: The Impact of Public Transit Strikes on Traffic, Accidents, Air Pollution, and Health
By Stefan Bauernschuster; University of Passau
Timo Hener; Ifo Institute
Helmut Rainer; Ifo Institute
   Presented by: Stefan Bauernschuster, University of Passau
 

Do Unions Kill Innovation?
By Alex Bryson; NIESR
Harald Dale-Olsen; Institute for Social Research
Erling Barth; University of Oslo
   Presented by: Alex Bryson, NIESR
 

Does Market Size Matter Also for Charities?
By Kimberley Scharf; Warwick University
Janne Tukiainen; Government Institute for Economic Research
   Presented by: Kimberley Scharf, Warwick University
 

Privacy in Online Markets: A Welfare Analysis of Demand Rotations
By Daniel O'Brien; Kelley School of Business
   Presented by: Daniel O'Brien, Kelley School of Business
 
Session 45: International Economics: International Trade and Trade Reforms I
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.204
 
Session Chair: Povilas Lastauskas, University of Cambridge
 

Tariff Liberalisation, Labour Market Flexibility and Employment: Evidence from India
By Nihar Shembavnekar; University of Sussex
   Presented by: Nihar Shembavnekar, University of Sussex
 

Trade Liberalization and Third-Market Effects
By Fabrice Defever; University of Nottingham and CEP
Emanuel Ornelas; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Fabrice Defever, University of Nottingham and CEP
 

Wages, productivity, and market power
By Oleksandr Shepotylo; UMCP
Philipp Ushchev; Higher School of Economics
Volodymyr Vakhitov; Kyiv School of Economics and Higher Scho
   Presented by: Philipp Ushchev, Higher School of Economics
 

Global Perspective on the Labour Market Institutions in Open Economies
By Povilas Lastauskas; University of Cambridge
   Presented by: Povilas Lastauskas, University of Cambridge
 
Session 46: Labour Economics: Fertility
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.205
 
Session Chair: Damian Clarke, The University of Oxford
 

Fertility treatments and the use of twin births as an instrument for family size
By Nils Braakmann; Newcastle University
John Wildman; Newcastle University
   Presented by: Nils Braakmann, Newcastle University
 

Teenage Pregnancy and Motherhood in England: Do parents’ educational expectations matter?
By Ericka G. Rascon-Ramirez; University of Essex
   Presented by: Ericka G. Rascon-Ramirez, University of Essex
 

The Twin Instrument
By Sonia Bhalotra; University of Essex UK
Damian Clarke; The University of Oxford
   Presented by: Damian Clarke, The University of Oxford
 
Session 47: Labour Economics: Migration II
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.206
 
Session Chair: Mamata Parhi, Swansea University
 

Migration and Information Flows: Evidence from a Field Experiment Among Immigrants in Ireland
By Catia Batista; Nova University of Lisbon
Gaia Narciso; Trinity College Dublin
   Presented by: Gaia Narciso, Trinity College Dublin
 

The impact of migration on family left behind : estimation in presence of intra-household selection of migrants
By Elie Murard; Paris School Of Economics
   Presented by: Elie Murard, Paris School Of Economics
 

The Effects of Immigration on NHS waiting times
By Osea Giuntella; University of Oxford
Catia Nicodemo; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Catia Nicodemo, University of Oxford
 

Economic development under embodiment: How much labour heterogeneity and distributive effects matter?
By Raul Fuentes; Universidad Federico Santa Maria
Tapas Mishra; Southampton University
Mamata Parhi; Swansea University
   Presented by: Mamata Parhi, Swansea University
 
Session 48: Labour Economics: New Developments in the Economics of Crime
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.207
 
Session Chair: Emily Owens, University of Pennsylvania
 

The Nexus between Education and Crime
By Stephen Machin; University College London
   Presented by: Stephen Machin, University College London
 

‘High’ Achievers? Cannabis Access and Academic Performance
By Olivier Marie; Maastricht University
   Presented by: Olivier Marie, Maastricht University
 

Turning a Bad Example into a Warning. A Natural Field Experiment into Salience of Law Enforcement
By Benjamin Vollaard; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Benjamin Vollaard, Tilburg University
 

Can You Build a Better Cop? Monitoring, On-the-Job Training, and Procedural Justice: Evidence from a Field Experiment
By Emily Owens; University of Pennsylvania
   Presented by: Emily Owens, University of Pennsylvania
 
Session 49: Macroeconomics: Business Cycles I
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.209
 
Session Chair: Benjamin Born, University of Mannheim
 

Exact Inference in DSGE Models
By Abeer Reza; Bank of Canada
Lynda Khalaf; Carleton University
Zhenjiang Lin; Carleton University
   Presented by: Abeer Reza, Bank of Canada
 

Are the DSGE model shocks fundamental or redundant?
By Filippo Ferroni; Banque de France
Stefano Grassi; University of Kent
Miguel Leon-Ledesma; University of Kent
   Presented by: Filippo Ferroni, Banque de France
 

Uncertainty and the Great Recession
By Benjamin Born; University of Mannheim
Sebastian Breuer; German Council of Economic Experts
Steffen Elstner; Ifo Institute for Economic Research
   Presented by: Benjamin Born, University of Mannheim
 
Session 50: Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy II
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.210
 
Session Chair: Johannes Pfeifer, University of Mannheim
 

Fiscal Austerity and the Corporate Sector: The Effects of Sovereign Debt on Domestic Firms
By Sergio de Ferra; LSE
   Presented by: Sergio de Ferra, LSE
 

Self-defeating austerity at the zero lower bound
By Richard McManus; University of York & Canterbury Christ Church University
Gulcin Ozkan; University of York
Dawid Trzeciakiewicz; The University of York
   Presented by: Dawid Trzeciakiewicz, The University of York
 

Does austerity pay off?
By Benjamin Born; University of Mannheim
Gernot Mueller; University of Bonn
Johannes Pfeifer; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Johannes Pfeifer, University of Mannheim
 
Session 51: Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy II
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.211
 
Session Chair: James Forder, Balliol College Oxford
 

Asset Pricing and Monetary Policy
By Bingbing Dong; University of Virginia
   Presented by: Bingbing Dong, University of Virginia
 

Is the Quantity Theory of Money Useful in Forecasting U.S. Inflation?
By Markku Lanne; University of Jyväskylä
Jani Luoto; University of Helsinki
Henri Nyberg; University of Helsinki
   Presented by: Henri Nyberg, University of Helsinki
 

Monetary policy and defaults in the US
By Michele Piffer; DIW Berlin
   Presented by: Michele Piffer, DIW Berlin
 

Safe assets, liquidity and monetary policy
By Pierpaolo Benigno; LUISS Guido Carli
Salvatore Nistico; Sapienza Università di Roma
   Presented by: Salvatore Nistico, Sapienza Università di Roma
 
Session 52: Other Fields: Economic History
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.212
 
Session Chair: Terry Peach, University of Manchester
 

Banking and Industrialization
By Stephan Heblich; University of Bristol
Alex Trew; University of St Andrews
   Presented by: Alex Trew, University of St Andrews
 

The labor market consequences of electricity adoption: concrete evidence from the Great Depression
By Miguel Morin; Columbia University
   Presented by: Miguel Morin, Columbia University
 

Eligibitly to the Central Bank and the Default Rate
By Vincent Bignon; Bank of France
Clemens Jobst; Oesterreichische Nationalbank
   Presented by: Vincent Bignon, Bank of France
 
Session 53: Political Economics: Voting
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 4.214
 
Session Chair: Jo Thori Lind, University of Oslo
 

The Impact of Media Reportage on Voting Behavior: Evidence from Newspaper Coverage of the Lewinsky Scandal and the 2000 U.S. Presidential Election
By Jonathan Spiteri; University of Edinburgh
   Presented by: Jonathan Spiteri, University of Edinburgh
 

Do housing wealth shocks affect voting behaviour? Evidence from the UK
By Andrew Aitken; University of Southampton
   Presented by: Andrew Aitken, University of Southampton
 

The Political Economy of Beliefs: Why Fiscal and Social Conservatives and Liberals Come Hand-in-Hand
By Daniel Chen; ETH Zurich
Jo Thori Lind; University of Oslo
   Presented by: Jo Thori Lind, University of Oslo
 
Session 54: Public Economics: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics I
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 4.204
 
Session Chair: Prasenjit Banerjee, University of Manchester
 

Consumer's Environmental Awareness and the Role of (Green) Entrepreneurship: Lessons from Environmental Quality Competition and R&D Activities for Environmental Policy
By Torben Klarl; Ulm University
   Presented by: Torben Klarl, Ulm University
 

Renewable and non-renewable intermittent energy sources: friends and foes?
By julien jacqmin; University of Montpellier
   Presented by: julien jacqmin, University of Montpellier
 

The Net Benefits of the Acid Rain Program: What Can We Learn from the Grand Policy Experiment?
By Ron Chan; University of Manchester
B. Chupp; Georgia Institute of Technology
Maureen Cropper; University of Maryland
Nicholas Muller; Middlebury College
   Presented by: Ron Chan, University of Manchester
 
Session 55: Public Economics: Health II
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 4.205
 
Session Chair: Giuseppe Moscelli, University of York
 

Traffic Accidents and the London Congestion Charge
By Colin Green; Lancaster University
John Heywood; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Maria Navarro Paniagua; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Colin Green, Lancaster University
 

The Cost of Binge Drinking
By Marco Francesconi; University of Essex
Jonathan James; University of Bath
   Presented by: Jonathan James, University of Bath
 

Averting an Accident: Can 7-Day GP Opening Save Accident & Emergency
By Peter Dolton; Sussex University
Vikram Pathania; University of Sussex
   Presented by: Vikram Pathania, University of Sussex
 

Patient Choice and the Effects of Hospital Market Structure on Mortality for AMI, Hip Fracture and Stroke Patients
By Hugh Gravelle; University of York
Giuseppe Moscelli; University of York
rita. santos; University of York
Luigi Siciliani; University of York
   Presented by: Giuseppe Moscelli, University of York
 
Session 56: Public Economics: Pensions and Savings
March 31, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 4.206
 
Session Chair: Johannes Spinnewijn, London School of Economics
 

The Impact of Social Security on Capital Accumulation and Welfare
By Jochen Mierau; University of Groningen
Stephen Turnovsky; University of Washington
   Presented by: Jochen Mierau, University of Groningen
 

The Effect of Public Pension Wealth on Saving and Expenditure: Evidence from Poland's 1999 Pension Reform
By Marta Lachowska; W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Res
Michal Myck; Centre for Economic Analysis, CenEA
   Presented by: Michal Myck, Centre for Economic Analysis, CenEA
 

Asset Allocation Dynamics of Pension Funds
By Dennis Bams; Maastricht University
Peter Schotman; Maastricht University
Mukul Tyagi; Maastricht University
   Presented by: Peter Schotman, Maastricht University
 

Life Expectancy and Claiming Behavior in a Flexible Pension System
By Christian Brinch; BI Norwegian Business School
Dennis Fredriksen; Statistics Norway
Ola Vestad; Statistics Norway
   Presented by: Christian Brinch, BI Norwegian Business School
 
Session 57: Development Economics: Field Experiments II
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 1.218
 
Session Chair: Priya Mukherjee, Cornell University
 

Does Formality Improve Firm Performance? Evidence from a Quasi-experiment in Mexico
By Gabriela Aparicio; The George Washington University
   Presented by: Gabriela Aparicio, The George Washington University
 

No Family Left Behind: Cash transfers and Investments in Education in Post-war Uganda
By Margherita Calderone; World Bank
   Presented by: Margherita Calderone, World Bank
 

A Field Experiment on Dynamic Electricity Pricing in Los Alamos: Opt-in Versus Opt-out
By Wenjie Wang; Kyoto University
   Presented by: Wenjie Wang, Kyoto University
 

Social Identity, Aspirations and Learning Outcomes: A Field Experiment in Rural India
By Priya Mukherjee; Cornell University
   Presented by: Priya Mukherjee, Cornell University
 
Session 58: Development Economics: Growth and Development II
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 1.219
 
Session Chair: Fabio Cerina, University of Cagliari
 

Economic Legacies of the Cultural Revolution
By Liang Bai
   Presented by: Liang Bai,
 

Political Influence of Selective Tax Enforcement: Evidence from China
By XIAOGUANG CHEN; London School of Economics
   Presented by: XIAOGUANG CHEN, London School of Economics
 

Catch me if you learn: development-specific education and economic growth
By Fabio Cerina; University of Cagliari
Fabio Manca; JRC-IPTS European Commission
   Presented by: Fabio Cerina, University of Cagliari
 
Session 59: Development Economics: Political Economy I
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 2.218
 
Session Chair: Thiemo Fetzer, London School of Economics
 

How Women's Legal Protection from Physical Harm Affects Fertility: Evidence from Nigeria
By Raphael Godefroy; University of Montreal
   Presented by: Raphael Godefroy, University of Montreal
 

Fertility Limits on Local Politicians in India
By Abhishek Chakravarty; University of Essex
   Presented by: Abhishek Chakravarty, University of Essex
 

Politics and the Provision of Publicly Provided Goods in Urban Slums: Evidence from India
By Subham Kailthya; University of Reading
   Presented by: Subham Kailthya, University of Reading
 

Can Workfare Programs Moderate Violence? Evidence from India
By Thiemo Fetzer; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Thiemo Fetzer, London School of Economics
 
Session 60: Econometrics: Semi/Nonparametrics
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 2.219/2.220
 
Session Chair: Zhengyuan Gao, CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain
 

Nonparametric Welfare Analysis for Discrete Choice
By Debopam Bhattacharya; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Debopam Bhattacharya, University of Oxford
 

Household consumption when the marriage is stable
By Laurens Cherchye; University of Leuven
Bram De Rock; Université Libre de Bruxelles
Thomas Demuynck; University of Maastricht
Frederic Vermeulen; KULeuven
   Presented by: Laurens Cherchye, University of Leuven
 

Semiparametric Identification of Panel Data Discrete Choice Models
By Eleni Aristodemou; University College London
   Presented by: Eleni Aristodemou, University College London
 

Minimum Integrated Distance Estimation in Simultaneous Equation Models
By Zhengyuan Gao; CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain
Antonio Galvao; University of Iowa
   Presented by: Zhengyuan Gao, CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain
 
Session 61: Economic Theory: Bounded Rationality
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.204
 
Session Chair: Corrado Macchiarelli, London School of Economics and Political Science
 

Asset value and securitization under heterogeneous beliefs
By Oliver Pardo; LSE
   Presented by: Oliver Pardo, LSE
 

Dynamic Consistency and Subjective Beliefs
By Spyros Galanis; University of Southampton
   Presented by: Spyros Galanis, University of Southampton
 

Categorization and Coordination
By Vessela Daskalova; University of Cambridge
Nicolaas J. Vriend; Queen Mary University of London
   Presented by: Vessela Daskalova, University of Cambridge
 

Animal spirits and credit cycles
By Paul De Grauwe; London School of Economics
Corrado Macchiarelli; London School of Economics and Political Science
   Presented by: Corrado Macchiarelli, London School of Economics and Political Science
 
Session 62: Economic Theory: Mechanisms
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.205
 
Session Chair: Liang Zou, University of Amsterdam
 

Machiavellian Delegation
By Di Pei; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Di Pei, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Supervision, Collusion, and Optimal Contract Design with Costly Information Acquisition
By XiaoGang Che; Durham University Business School
Guanxi Yi; Economics Department, UCLA
   Presented by: XiaoGang Che, Durham University Business School
 

Imperfectly discriminating contests with ties and an application to soccer
By Anil Yildizparlak; Durham University Business School
   Presented by: Anil Yildizparlak, Durham University Business School
 

Sequential Auctions, Price Trends, and Risk Preferences
By Audrey Hu; University of Amsterdam/Tinbergen Institute
Liang Zou; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Liang Zou, University of Amsterdam
 
Session 63: Empirical Studies: Financial Literacy and Economic Behaviour I
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.209
 
Session Chair: Dennis Philip, Durham University Business School
 

Financial Literacy and Public Attitudes in Great Britain
By Georgios Panos; University of Glasgow
Robert Wright; University of Strathclyde
   Presented by: Robert Wright, University of Strathclyde
 

Financial Literacy and Mortgage Choice
By John Gathergood; University of Nottingham
Joerg Weber; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: John Gathergood, University of Nottingham
 

Education and the Local Equity Home Bias Around the World
By Udichibarna Bose; University of Glasgow
Ronald MacDonald; University of Glasgow
Serafeim Tsoukas; University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Serafeim Tsoukas, University of Glasgow
 

The Role of Financial Distress in Household Financial Decision Making
By Adnan Balloch; Durham University Business School
Dennis Philip; Durham University Business School
   Presented by: Dennis Philip, Durham University Business School
 
Session 64: Empirical Studies: Online Markets and Prices
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.210
 
Session Chair: Ananya Sen, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Price setting in online markets: some prices just don't click
By Yuriy Gorodnichenko; UC Berkeley
Viacheslav Sheremirov; FRB Boston
Oleksandr Talavera; Sheffield University
   Presented by: Oleksandr Talavera, Sheffield University
 

Seller's Attention in a Multiproduct Store
By Bulat Gafarov; Pennsylvania State University
Daniel Greenwald; New York University
John Mondragon; UC Berkeley
Leonid Ogrel; Pennsylvania State University
   Presented by: Leonid Ogrel, Pennsylvania State University
 

Clicks and Editorial Decisions: Does Popularity shape Coverage?
By Ananya Sen; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Ananya Sen, Toulouse School of Economics
 
Session 65: Experimental and Behavioural: Experiments
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.211
 
Session Chair: Alistair Munro, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
 

The Price of Entrepreneurship. Evidence from the Lab
By Giovanni Ponti; LUISS Guido Carli Roma
Marcello Sartarelli; University of Alicante
Iryna Sikora; University of Alicante
Vita Zhukova; University of Alicante
   Presented by: Marcello Sartarelli, University of Alicante
 

Money or morality: Fairness ideals in unstructured bargaining
By Wolfgang Luhan; Ruhr-Univiersity of Bochum
Odile Poulsen; University of Esat Anglia
Michael Roos; Ruhr-Universität Bochum
   Presented by: Wolfgang Luhan, Ruhr-Univiersity of Bochum
 

What do field experiments of discrimination in markets tell us?: A meta analysis of studies conducted since 2000.
By Judith Rich; University of Portsmouth
   Presented by: Judith Rich, University of Portsmouth
 

Risky rotten kids: an experiment on risk attitudes amongst adolescents in rural Uganda
By Alistair Munro; National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Yuki Tanaka; grips
   Presented by: Alistair Munro, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
 
Session 66: Finance: Banking
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.212
 
Session Chair: An Wang, University of Maryland
 

Credit Expansion and the Economy
By Luis Angeles; University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Luis Angeles, University of Glasgow
 

Assessing Bank Efficiency and Stability
By Konstantinos Baltas; a.London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE); b. Queen Mary University of London
Leone Leonida; Queen Mary University of London
Damiano Silipo; Università della Calabria
   Presented by: Konstantinos Baltas, a.London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE); b. Queen Mary University of London
 

Diffusing Coordination Risk
By Zhen Zhou; New York University
   Presented by: Zhen Zhou, New York University
 

Securitization, Moral Hazard, and Adverse Selection
By An Wang; University of Maryland
   Presented by: An Wang, University of Maryland
 
Session 67: Industrial Organisation: Competition
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.213
 
Session Chair: Priscila Ferreira, University of Minho
 

Competition Policy in Innovative Industries
By Jacob Seifert; University of St. Andrews
   Presented by: Jacob Seifert, University of St. Andrews
 

Recession, financing constraints and investment decisions of firms
By Ana Fernandes; University of Exeter
Priscila Ferreira; University of Minho
   Presented by: Priscila Ferreira, University of Minho
 
Session 68: International Economics: Exchange Rates
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.214
 
Session Chair: Tomasz Michalski, HEC Paris
 

Testing for Speculative Bubbles using Spot and Forward Exchange Rates: An Application to the Interwar German Hyperinflation
By Efthymios Pavlidis; Lancaster University Management School
Ivan Paya; Lancaster University Management School
   Presented by: Efthymios Pavlidis, Lancaster University Management School
 

Global Currency Misalignments, Crash Sensitivity, and Moment Risk Premia
By Huichou Huang; University of Glasgow
Ronald MacDonald; University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Huichou Huang, University of Glasgow
 

Fundamentals and exchange rate forecastability with machine learning methods
By Christophe Amat; Ecole des Ponts ParisTech
Tomasz Michalski; HEC Paris
Gilles Stoltz; HEC Paris
   Presented by: Tomasz Michalski, HEC Paris
 
Session 69: International Economics: International Trade and Trade Reforms II
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.204
 
Session Chair: Jamal Haidar, Paris School of Economics
 

Endogenous Hub Formations in International Trade
By Nicholas Lazarou; University College London
   Presented by: Nicholas Lazarou, University College London
 

Competition and the welfare gains from transportation infrastructure: Evidence from the Golden Quadrilateral of India
By Jose Asturias; Georgetown University
Manuel Garcia-Santana; Universitè Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES)
Roberto Ramos; Bank of Spain
   Presented by: Manuel Garcia-Santana, Universitè Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES)
 

Internalizing Externalities: Why do Firms Grow?
By Jamal Haidar; Paris School of Economics
   Presented by: Jamal Haidar, Paris School of Economics
 
Session 70: Labour Economics: Income Distribution and Inequality
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.205
 
Session Chair: Mark Bryan, University of Essex
 

Immigration and Intergenerational Income Mobility: Evidence from U.S. Metropolitan Areas
By Jens Ruhose; Ifo Institute
   Presented by: Jens Ruhose, Ifo Institute
 

Rent Sharing and Wage Distribution: The Role of Unions
By Alessia Matano; University of Barcelona
Paolo Naticchioni; University of Roma Tre
   Presented by: Alessia Matano, University of Barcelona
 

Changes in the Return to Skills and the Variance of Unobserved Ability
By Matias Cortes; University of Manchester
Manuel Pérez; Universidad Pablo de Olavide
   Presented by: Matias Cortes, University of Manchester
 

Has Performance Pay Increased Wage Inequality in Britain?
By Mark Bryan; University of Essex
Alex Bryson; NIESR
   Presented by: Mark Bryan, University of Essex
 
Session 71: Labour Economics: Returns to Education II
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.206
 
Session Chair: Stephen Machin, University College London
 

Returning to Returns: Revisiting the Education Evidence
By Peter Dolton; UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE U TYNE
Matteo Sandi; University of Sussex
   Presented by: Matteo Sandi, University of Sussex
 

The Economic Returns to Graduating with Honors - Evidence from Law Graduates
By Ronny Freier; DIW Berlin
Mathias Schumann; University of Hamburg
Thomas Siedler; University of Hamburg
   Presented by: Mathias Schumann, University of Hamburg
 

The Role of Conferences on the Pathway to Academic Impact: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
By Fernanda Leite Lopez de Leon; University of Kent
Ben McQuillin; University of East Anglia
   Presented by: Fernanda Leite Lopez de Leon, University of Kent
 

Which Education Group Has Fared Best in the Labour Market? The Rising Postgraduate Wage Premium in America and Britain
By Joanne Lindley; Kings College London
Stephen Machin; University College London
   Presented by: Stephen Machin, University College London
 
Session 72: Labour Economics: Unemployment
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.207
 
Session Chair: Roland Rathelot, University of Warwick
 

Bowling alone or bowling at all? The effect of unemployment on social participation
By Lars Kunze; TU Dortmund
Nicolai Suppa; TU Dortmund
   Presented by: Nicolai Suppa, TU Dortmund
 

The scarring effect of unemployment from the early ’90s to the Great Recession
By Alberto Tumino; University of Essex
   Presented by: Alberto Tumino, University of Essex
 

LABOUR MARKETS IN DEPRESSION: WORKER FLOWS AND UNEMPLOMENT DYNAMICS IN GREECE, PORTUGAL AND SPAIN SINCE THE FINANCIAL CRISIS OF 2008
By Eman Abdulla; The University of Manchester
George Chouliarakis; The University of Manchester
Franciscos Koutentakis; University of Crete
   Presented by: Eman Abdulla, The University of Manchester
 

Changes at the Workplace and Employee Health
By Roland Rathelot; University of Warwick
Lucile Romanello; CREST
   Presented by: Roland Rathelot, University of Warwick
 
Session 73: Macroeconomics: Business Cycles II
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.209
 
Session Chair: Marianne Sensier, University of Manchester
 

Uncertainty in a model with credit frictions
By Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi; Bank of England
Emilio Fernandez-Corugedo; Bank of England
   Presented by: Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi, Bank of England
 

Changes in International Business Cycle Aliations
By Erdenebat Bataa; National University of Mongolia
Denise R. Osborn; Univeristy of Manchester
Marianne Sensier; University of Manchester
Dick van Dijk; Erasmus University Rotterdam
   Presented by: Denise R. Osborn, Univeristy of Manchester
 

Eurozone cycles: an analysis of phase synchronization
By Brigitte Granville; Queen Mary University of London
Sana Hussain; Queen Mary University of London
   Presented by: Brigitte Granville, Queen Mary University of London
 

The Resilience of UK Regional Employment Cycles
By Marianne Sensier; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Marianne Sensier, University of Manchester
 
Session 74: Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy III
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.210
 
Session Chair: gabriella legrenzi, Keele University
 

Employment and Firm Heterogeneity, Capital Allocation, and Countercyclical Labor Market Policies
By Brendan Epstein; Federal Reserve Board
Alan Finkelstein Shapiro; Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
   Presented by: Alan Finkelstein Shapiro, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
 

Capital-Based Corporate Tax Benefits: Endogenous Misallocation through Lobbying
By Tanida Arayavechkit; City University of Hong Kong
Felipe Saffie; University of Maryland
Minchul Shin; University of Pennsylvania
   Presented by: Tanida Arayavechkit, City University of Hong Kong
 

Estimating nonlinear effects of fiscal policy using quantile regression methods
By Ludger Linnemann; TU Dortmund University
Roland Winkler; TU Dortmund University
   Presented by: Roland Winkler, TU Dortmund University
 

Fiscal Policy Adjustments in the Euro Periphery.
By gabriella legrenzi; Keele University
Costas Milas; University of Liverpool
   Presented by: gabriella legrenzi, Keele University
 
Session 75: Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy III
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.211
 
Session Chair: Krisztina Molnar, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
 

Lumpy Price Adjustments:
By Wilko Letterie; Maastricht University
Oivind Nilsen; Norwegian School of Economics
   Presented by: Wilko Letterie, Maastricht University
 

HOW DO FIRMS FORM THEIR EXPECTATIONS? NEW SURVEY EVIDENCE
By Olivier Coibion; UT Austin
Yuriy Gorodnichenko; UC Berkeley
Saten Kumar; Auckland University of Technology
   Presented by: Saten Kumar, Auckland University of Technology
 

Time-Consistency and the Duration of Government Debt: A Signalling Theory of Quantitative Easing
By Saroj Bhatarai; University of Texas at Austin
Gauti Eggertsson; Brown University
Bulat Gafarov; Pennsylvania State University
   Presented by: Bulat Gafarov, Pennsylvania State University
 

The suboptimality of commitment when agents are learning
By Krisztina Molnar; Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
   Presented by: Krisztina Molnar, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
 
Session 76: Other Fields: Law and Economics
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.212
 
Session Chair: Olivier Marie, Maastricht University
 

On the intergenerational nature of criminal behavior
By Lars Kunze; TU Dortmund
   Presented by: Lars Kunze, TU Dortmund
 

The Effect of Stolen Goods Markets on Crime: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment
By Rocco D'Este; Warwick University
   Presented by: Rocco d'Este, warwick university
 

The Changing Returns to Crime: Do Criminals Respond to Prices?
By Mirko Draca; University of Warwick
Theodore Koutmeridis; University of Glasgow
Stephen Machin; University College London
   Presented by: Theodore Koutmeridis, University of Glasgow
 
Session 77: Political Economy: Theory
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.214
 
Session Chair: Joosung Lee, University of Edinburgh
 

I've got the Power: Granting Bureaucrats Discretion
By Sarah Sandford; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Sarah Sandford, London School of Economics
 

Divide and Rule: Redistribution in a Model with Differentiated Candidates
By Konstantinos Matakos; LSE
Dimitrios Xefteris; University of Cyprus
   Presented by: Konstantinos Matakos, LSE
 

Competition over Redistribution
By Galina Zudenkova; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Galina Zudenkova, University of Mannheim
 

Bargaining and Buyout
By Joosung Lee; University of Edinburgh
   Presented by: Joosung Lee, University of Edinburgh
 
Session 78: Public Economics: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics II
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.204
 
Session Chair: Karine Nyborg, University of Oslo
 

Price formation in the European carbon market: The role of firm participation and market structure
By Estelle Cantillon; Universite libre de Bruxelles
Aurelie Slechten; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Aurelie Slechten, Lancaster University
 

The Causal Effect of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme: Evidence from French Manufacturing Plants
By Ulrich Wagner; Unversidad Carlos III de Madrid
Mirabelle Muuls; Imperial College London
Ralf Martin; Imperial college
Jonathan Colmer; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Jonathan Colmer, London School of Economics
 

The transmission of localized productivity shocks in a globalized world
By Jonathan Colmer; London School of Economics
Ralf Martin; Imperial college
Mirabelle Muuls; Imperial College London
Ulrich Wagner; Unversidad Carlos III de Madrid
   Presented by: Ralf Martin, Imperial college
 
Session 79: Public Economics: Health III
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.205
 
Session Chair: Grace Lordan, LSE
 

The Long-term Impact of an Early Career Recession on Health and Health-Related Behaviors
By Naijia Guo; The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Rong Hai; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Naijia Guo, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

Education and Health Knowledge: Evidence from UK Compulsory Schooling Reforms
By Grace Lordan; LSE
   Presented by: Grace Lordan, LSE
 

Do Financial Incentives trump Clinical Guidance? Hip Replacement in England and Scotland
By Alistair McGuire; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Alistair McGuire, London School of Economics
 

Vertical Transmission of Overweight: Evidence from English Adoptees
By Joan Costa Font; LSE
Mireia Jofre-Bonet; City University London
   Presented by: Mireia Jofre-Bonet, City University London
 
Session 80: Public Economics: Taxation II
March 31, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.206
 
Session Chair: Johannes Spinnewijn, London School of Economics
 

Fiscal Federalism and Tax Administration: Evidence from Germany
By Carsten Schroeder; DIW Berlin / Freie Universitaet Berlin
   Presented by: Carsten Schroeder, DIW Berlin / Freie Universitaet Berlin
 

Are Enterprise Zone Benefits Capitalized into Commercial Property Values? The French Case.
By Mathilde POULHES; INSEE
   Presented by: Mathilde POULHES, INSEE
 

Tax Policy and Multinational Investment: Evidence from the UK Change to Territorial Taxation
By Li Liu; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Li Liu, University of Oxford
 
Session 81: Cyclical Variations in Real Wages
March 31, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B
 
Session Chair: Morten Ravn, University College London
 

Keynesian Controversies on Compensation
By John Pencavel; Stanford University
   Presented by: John Pencavel, Stanford University
 

Unemployment and Business Cycles
By Lawrence Christiano; Northwestern University
Martin Eichenbaum; Northwestern University
Mathias Trabandt; Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
   Presented by: Lawrence Christiano, Northwestern University
 

Unemployment Fluctuations, Match Quality and Wage Cyclicality of New Hires
By Mark Gertler; New York University
Christopher Huckfeldt; Cornell University
Antonella Trigari; Università Bocconi
   Presented by: Antonella Trigari, Università Bocconi
                         Christopher Huckfeldt, Cornell University
 

Does the new Keynesian Model have a Uniqueness Problem?
By Lawrence Christiano; Northwestern University
Martin Eichenbaum; Northwestern University
Benjamin Johannsen; Federal Reserve Board
   Presented by: Benjamin Johannsen, Board of Governors
 
Session 82: The Taxation of Savings
March 31, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A
 
Session Chair: Richard Blundell, University College London
 

Taxation and Saving - A Retrospective
By Alan Auerbach; University of California, Berkeley
   Presented by: Alan Auerbach, University of California, Berkeley
 

Redistribution and Social Insurance
By Mikhail Golosov; Princeton University
   Presented by: Mikhail Golosov, Princeton University
 
Session 83: 50 Years of Home Production and the Allocation of Time
March 31, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
University Place 2.219/2.220
 
Session Chair: Frederic Vermeulen, KULeuven
 

Gary Becker’s ‘A theory of the allocation of time’
By Arthur Lewbel; Boston College
   Presented by: Arthur Lewbel, Boston College
 

The interaction between the time allocation concept and matching patterns on the marriage market
By Pierre-André Chiappori; Columbia University
   Presented by: Pierre-André Chiappori, Columbia University
 

Allocating household time: when does efficiency imply specialization?
By Robert Pollak; Washington University
   Presented by: Robert Pollak, Washington University
 

A simple identification strategy for Gary Becker’s time allocation model
By Frederic Vermeulen; KULeuven
   Presented by: Frederic Vermeulen, KULeuven
 
Session 84: Development Economics: Gender II
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 1.218
 
Session Chair: Sonia Bhalotra, University of Essex UK
 

Do improved property rights decrease violence against women in India?
By Sofia Amaral
   Presented by: Sofia Amaral, University of Birmingham, UK
 

Women as Policy Makers and Donors: Female Legislators and Foreign Aid
By Daniel Hicks; University of Oklahoma
Joan Hicks; UC Berkeley CEGA
Beatriz Maldonado; College of Charleston
   Presented by: Daniel Hicks, University of Oklahoma
 

Women and political change: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution
By Mathilde Maurel; CNRS
   Presented by: Mathilde Maurel, CNRS
 

Maternal Mortality and Female Life Expectancy: The Importance of Gender Inequality
By Sonia Bhalotra; University of Essex UK
Joseph Gomes; University of Essex
   Presented by: Sonia Bhalotra, University of Essex UK
 
Session 85: Development Economics: Growth and Development III
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 1.219
 
Session Chair: Marc Teignier, Universitat de Barcelona
 

The Relationship Between Novelty-Seeking Traits and Comparative Economic Development
By Erkan Gören; Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
   Presented by: Erkan Gören, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
 

The Long-Term Determinants of HIV in Africa: The Effect of the Demographic Shock During the Slave Trade on Sexual Activity
By arcangelo dimico; Queen's University of Belfast
   Presented by: arcangelo dimico, Queen's University of Belfast
 

The Role of Trade in Structural Transformation
By Marc Teignier; Universitat de Barcelona
   Presented by: Marc Teignier, Universitat de Barcelona
 
Session 86: Development Economics: Political Economy II
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 2.218
 
Session Chair: Sonja Fagernas, University of Sussex
 

The Persistent Effects of Historical Borders and the Rise of Inequality. The Case of the Frontier of Granada
By Daniel Oto-Peralías; Pablo de Olavide University
Diego Romero-Ávila; Pablo de Olavide University
   Presented by: Daniel Oto-Peralías, Pablo de Olavide University
 

Signaling and Information Acquisition in Authoritarian Institutions: Theory and Evidence from Russian Parliamentary Elections
By Maxim Ananyev; UCLA
Michael Poyker; UCLA
   Presented by: Maxim Ananyev, UCLA
 

Electoral Uncertainty, Income Inequality and the Middle Class
By Anirban Mitra; University of Oslo
Shabana Mitra; Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
   Presented by: Shabana Mitra, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
 

Politics Before Pupils? Electoral Cycles and School Resources in India
By Sonja Fagernas; University of Sussex
Panu Pelkonen; University of Sussex
   Presented by: Sonja Fagernas, University of Sussex
 
Session 87: Econometrics: Time Series I
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 2.219/2.220
 
Session Chair: Erdenebat Bataa, National University of Mongolia
 

Fractionally Integrated Panel Data Systems
By Yunus Emre Ergemen; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
   Presented by: Yunus Emre Ergemen, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

Reinterpreting the Great Moderation: a Markov-switching approach
By Alexander Karalis Isaac; University of Warwick
   Presented by: Alexander Karalis Isaac, University of Warwick
 

A DELTA-METHOD APPROACH FOR FREQUENTIST INFERENCE IN ORTHONORMAL SVARS WITH (AND WITHOUT) SIGN RESTRICTIONS.
By Bulat Gafarov; Pennsylvania State University
Jose-Luis Montiel-Olea; NYU
   Presented by: Bulat Gafarov, Pennsylvania State University
 

Have Oil Market Shocks Been The Same Since 1973?
By Erdenebat Bataa; National University of Mongolia
   Presented by: Erdenebat Bataa, National University of Mongolia
 
Session 88: Economic Theory: Collective Decision Making
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.204
 
Session Chair: Junying Zhao, McMaster University
 

Independence of irrelevant opinions and symmetry imply liberalism
By Wonki Cho; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Wonki Cho, University of Manchester
 

Keep On Fighting: Dynamic Win Effects in an All-Pay Auction
By Derek Clark; Tromso University Business School
Tore Nilssen; University of Oslo
Jan Sand; University of Tromsø
   Presented by: Tore Nilssen, University of Oslo
 

Single-peaked preferences and information disclosure
By Salvador Barbera; Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Antonio Nicolo; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Antonio Nicolo, University of Manchester
 

The possibility of anonymous social orderings: A result based on curvature of indifference hypersurfaces
By Deirdre Haskell; McMaster University
Jeremiah Hurley; McMaster University
Junying Zhao; McMaster University
   Presented by: Junying Zhao, McMaster University
 
Session 89: Economic Theory: Networks, Organisations and Firms
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.205
 
Session Chair: Sudipta Sarangi, Louisiana State University
 

Homogeneous Platform Competition with Endogenous Homing Decisions
By Thomas Jeitschko; Michigan State University
Mark Tremblay; Michigan State University
   Presented by: Mark Tremblay, Michigan State University
 

Time Allocation in Friendship Networks
By Leonie Baumann; University of Hamburg
   Presented by: Leonie Baumann, University of Hamburg
 

Uncertain Innovation and R&D Network Formation
By Sudipta Sarangi; Louisiana State University
   Presented by: Sudipta Sarangi, Louisiana State University
 
Session 90: Empirical Studies: Financial Literacy and Economic Behaviour II
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.209
 
Session Chair: Georgios Panos, University of Glasgow
 

Unobserved Ability and Entrepreneurship
By Deepak Hegde; New York University
Justin Tumlinson; Ifo Institute at the Univ. of Munich
   Presented by: Justin Tumlinson, Ifo Institute at the Univ. of Munich
 

Financial Market Participation and Cognitive Ability: the Risk Aversion Channel
By Erwin Hansen; University of Chile
Juan M Villa; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Erwin Hansen, University of Chile
 

Mortgage equity withdarwal, risk preferences and financial capability
By Vivien Burrows; University of Reading
   Presented by: Vivien Burrows, University of Reading
 

Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship
By Leora Klapper; The World Bank
Annamaria Lusardi; The George Washington University
Georgios Panos; University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Georgios Panos, University of Glasgow
 
Session 91: Experimental and Behavioural: Experiments - Games
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.211
 
Session Chair: Ayse Mermer, University of Manchester
 

Overcoming moral hazard with social networks in the workplace: An experimental approach
By Amrita Dhillon; King's College London
Ronald Peeters; Maastricht University
Ayse Yuksel; Maastricht University
   Presented by: Amrita Dhillon, King's College London
 

Action-Dependent Beliefs: Could Game Theory Be Bad for You?
By Miguel Costa-Gomes; University of St. Andrews
Peter Hammond; University of Warwick
Ganna Pogrebna; University of Warwick
   Presented by: Peter Hammond, University of Warwick
 

On the Demand for Expressing Emotions
By Brit Grosskopf; University of Exeter
   Presented by: Brit Grosskopf, University of Exeter
 

Cooperation in indefinitely repeated Games of Strategic Complements and Substitutes
By Wieland Müller; University of Vienna
Ayse Mermer; University of Manchester
Sigrid Suetens; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Ayse Mermer, University of Manchester
 
Session 92: Industrial Organisation: Empirical and Identification
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.212
 
Session Chair: Stephen McDonald, Newcastle University
 

Market Power and Cost Efficiencies in Banking
By Pradeep Kumar; University of Exeter Business Scool
   Presented by: Pradeep Kumar, University of Exeter Business Scool
 

Nonparametric production analysis with unobserved output and technological heterogeneity
By Laurens Cherchye; University of Leuven
Bram De Rock; Université Libre de Bruxelles
Thomas Demuynck; University of Maastricht
Marijn Verschelde; Ghent University
   Presented by: Bram De Rock, Université Libre de Bruxelles
 

The (Fuzzy) Digital Divide: The Effect of Broadband Internet Use on UK Firm Performance
By Timothy De Stefano; University of Nottingham
Richard Kneller; University of Nottingham
Jonathan Timmis; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Timothy De Stefano, University of Nottingham
 

Indirect Gender Discrimination and the ‘Test-Achats Ruling’: An Examination of the UK Motor Insurance Market
By Stephen McDonald; Newcastle University
   Presented by: Stephen McDonald, Newcastle University
 
Session 93: International Economics: Foreign Direct Investment
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.213
 
Session Chair: Sotiris Blanas, Université catholique de Louvain
 

Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in Services: The Role of Policy and Industrial Structure
By Alessandro Barattieri; ESG UQAM
Ingo Borchert; University of Sussex
Aaditya Mattoo; World Bank
   Presented by: Ingo Borchert, University of Sussex
 

Mapping the Two Stages of Outward Foreign Direct Investment: Determinants and Effects
By Edmund Amann; University of Manchester
Swati Virmani; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Swati Virmani, Lancaster University
 

Does Exchange Rate Volatility Affect Foreign Direct Investment? Evidence from the G-7 Countries
By Ray Barrell; Brunel University
John Hunter; Brunel University
Abdulkader Nahhas; Brunel University
   Presented by: Abdulkader Nahhas, Brunel University
 

Foreign affiliates with and without intra-firm trade
By Sotiris Blanas; Université catholique de Louvain
   Presented by: Sotiris Blanas, Université catholique de Louvain
 
Session 94: International Economics: International Trade and Trade Reforms III
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 3.214
 
Session Chair: Sergey Nigai, ETH Zurich
 

Why do Oil Importers Diversify their Import Sources Politically? Evidence from U.S. Firm-Level Data
By Mila Kashcheeva; Insstitute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO)
   Presented by: Mila Kashcheeva, Insstitute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO)
 

The skill-biased effects of exchange rate fluctuations
By Boris Kaiser; University of Bern
Michael Siegenthaler; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Michael Siegenthaler, ETH Zurich
 

A Fable of Bees and Gravity
By Ferdinand Rauch; Oxford
   Presented by: Ferdinand Rauch, Oxford
 

Costs of Isolation: Trade Costs and the Growth of World Trade
By Peter Egger; ETH Zurich
Sergey Nigai; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Sergey Nigai, ETH Zurich
 
Session 95: Labour Economics: Job Mobility and Polarisation I
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.204
 
Session Chair: Huzeyfe Torun, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
 

Preventing Employee Departure: A Human Capital Model with Innovation
By Koray Sayili; Queen's University
   Presented by: Koray Sayili, Queen's University
 

Determinants of Job Mobility: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation
By Damir Stijepic; Goethe University Frankfurt
   Presented by: Damir Stijepic, Goethe University Frankfurt
 

Technology and Wages in a Two-Sector Matching Model
By Pawel Gola; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Pawel Gola, University of Oxford
 

Ex-Ante Labor Market Effects of Compulsory Military Service
By Huzeyfe Torun; Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
   Presented by: Huzeyfe Torun, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
 
Session 96: Labour Economics: Programme Evaluation I
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.205
 
Session Chair: Johannes Spinnewijn, London School of Economics
 

Measuring the dynamic effects of welfare time limits
By Marc Chan; University of Technology Sydney
   Presented by: Marc Chan, University of Technology Sydney
 

Lone parents, time-limited in-work benefits and the dynamics of work and welfare
By Jonathan Cribb; Institute for Fiscal Studies
Mike Brewer; Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex
   Presented by: Jonathan Cribb, Institute for Fiscal Studies
 

Training Vouchers and Labor Market Outcomes in Chile
By Rafael Novella; Inter-American Development Bank
David Kaplan; Inter-American Development Bank
Graciana Rucci; Inter-American Development Bank
Paulina Sepulveda; Ministry of Education, Chile
   Presented by: Rafael Novella, Inter-American Development Bank
 
Session 97: Labour Economics: Unemployment and Search I
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.206
 
Session Chair: Jeremy Lise, UCL
 

Job Search Methods and Wages: Are Natives and Immigrants Different?
By Magnus Carlsson; Linnaeus University
Stefan Eriksson; Uppsala University
Dan-Olof Rooth; School of Business and Economics
   Presented by: Stefan Eriksson, Uppsala University
 

Explaining differences in job search outcomes between employed and unemployed job seekers
By Simonetta Longhi; University of Essex
   Presented by: Simonetta Longhi, University of Essex
 

The Intensive Margin Effects of Job Search Requirements
By Amelie Schiprowski; IZA Bonn, DIW Berlin
   Presented by: Amelie Schiprowski, IZA Bonn, DIW Berlin
 

Multidimensional Skills, Sorting, and Human Capital Accumulation
By Jeremy Lise; UCL
Fabien Postel-Vinay; UCL
   Presented by: Jeremy Lise, UCL
 
Session 98: Macroeconomics: Business Cycles III
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.207
 
Session Chair: Anh Nguyen, Lancaster University
 

Corporate Debt Structure and Economic Recoveries
By Thomas GRJEBINE; Cepii
Urszula Szczerbowicz; CEPII
Fabien Tripier; University of Lille 1
   Presented by: Fabien Tripier, University of Lille 1
 

Dispersed Information, Excess Volatility, and Business Cycles
By Jieran Wu; University of Virginia
   Presented by: Jieran Wu, University of Virginia
 

Optimal Contracts, Aggregate Risk, and the Financial Accelerator
By Charles Carlstrom; Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Timothy Fuerst; University of Notre Dame
Matthias Paustian; Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   Presented by: Matthias Paustian, Federal Reserve Board
 

Financial Frictions and the Volatility of Monetary Policy Shocks
By Anh Nguyen; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Anh Nguyen, Lancaster University
 
Session 99: Macroeconomics: Growth
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.209
 
Session Chair: Alessandra Pelloni, University of Rome II
 

Infrastructure and Industrial Development with Endogenous Skill Acquisition
By Pierre-Richard Agenor; University of Manchester
Baris Alpaslan; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Baris Alpaslan, University of Manchester
 

Infectious Diseases, Human Capital and Economic Growth
By Aditya Goenka; National University of Singapore
   Presented by: Aditya Goenka, National University of Singapore
 

Volatility and Growth with Recursive Preferences
By Alessandra Pelloni; University of Rome II
Fabrizio Valenti; University of Rome II
   Presented by: Alessandra Pelloni, University of Rome II
 
Session 100: Macroeconomics: Other
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 5.210
 
Session Chair: Gaetano Gaballo, Banque de France
 

Some Properties of the Transition Matrix in Econometric Learning with Bounded Memory
By Sarunas Girdenas; University of Exeter
Keqing Liu; University of Exeter
   Presented by: Keqing Liu, University of Exeter
 

Procyclical leverage and endogeneous Value-at-Risk constraint
By Thibaut Duprey; Banque de France
   Presented by: Thibaut Duprey, Banque de France
 

Asset Bubbles, Technology Choice, and Financial Crises
By Takuma Kunieda; City University of Hong Kong
Tarishi Matsuoka; Faculty of Urban Liberal Arts
Akihisa Shibata; Kyoto University
   Presented by: Takuma Kunieda, City University of Hong Kong
 

Breaking the Spell with Credit-Easing. Self-Confirming Credit Crises in Competitive Search Economies.
By Gaetano Gaballo; Banque de France
Ramon Marimon; European University Inst. & UPF - BGSE
   Presented by: Gaetano Gaballo, Banque de France
 
Session 101: Political Economics: Elections
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 4.214
 
Session Chair: Giacomo De Luca, University of York
 

The economic consequences of political donation limits
By John Maloney; Economics, Business School
Andrew Pickering; University of York
   Presented by: John Maloney, Economics, Business School
 

How Political Parties Shape Electoral Competition
By Nicolas Motz; UCL
   Presented by: Nicolas Motz, UCL
 

Mafia in the ballot box
By Giuseppe De Feo; University of Strathclyde
Giacomo De Luca; University of York
   Presented by: Giacomo De Luca, University of York
 
Session 102: Public Economics: Economics of Education II
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 4.204
 
Session Chair: Daniela Sonedda, Università del Piemonte Orientale
 

The Effect of Tuition Fees on University Applications: Evidence from the UK
By Filipa Sa; Kings College London
   Presented by: Filipa Sa, Kings College London
 

Decentralizing Public Education: Does Everyone Benefit? Evidence from Colombia.
By Zelda Brutti; European University Institute
   Presented by: Zelda Brutti, European University Institute
 

The Best Education Money Can Buy? Capitalization of School Quality in Finland
By Oskari Harjunen; Aalto University
Mika Kortelainen; Government Institute for Economic Research
Tuukka Saarimaa; Government Institute for Economic Research VATT
   Presented by: Mika Kortelainen, Government Institute for Economic Research
 

An empirical assessment of households sorting into private schooling under public education provision
By Francesco Andreoli; CEPS\INSTEAD
Giorgia Casalone; Università del Piemonte Orientale
Daniela Sonedda; Università del Piemonte Orientale
   Presented by: Daniela Sonedda, Università del Piemonte Orientale
 
Session 103: Public Economics: Health IV
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 4.205
 
Session Chair: James Banks, Institute for Fiscal Studies and University of Manchester
 

Maternal Stress and Initial Endowments: Evidence From a Financial Crisis
By Arna Vardardottir; Copenhagen Business School
   Presented by: Arna Vardardottir, Copenhagen Business School
 

Coming to work while sick: A theoretical and empirical analysis of presenteeism
By Boris Hirsch; University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Daniel Lechmann; University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Claus Schnabel; University of Erlangen-Nuernberg
   Presented by: Boris Hirsch, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
 

Early Life Health Interventions: Effects on Sickness Absence and Academic Performance
By Sonia Bhalotra; University of Essex UK
Martin Karlsson; University of Duisburg-Essen
Therese Nilsson; Lund university and the Institute of Ind
Nina Schwarz; University of Duisburg-Essen
   Presented by: Nina Schwarz, University of Duisburg-Essen
 

In-Utero Terrorism and Human Capital at Birth: ETA-bomb casualties and birth outcomes in Spain
By Climent Quintana-Domeque; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Climent Quintana-Domeque, University of Oxford
 
Session 104: Public Economics: Income Distribution, Inequality and Poverty
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 4.213
 
Session Chair: Vassilis Sarantides, University of Sheffield
 

What a difference a day makes: inequality and the tax and benefit system from a long-run perspective
By Barra Roantree; Institute for Fiscal Studies
Jonathan Shaw; Institute for Fiscal Studies
   Presented by: Barra Roantree, Institute for Fiscal Studies
 

Equalization of opportunity: Definitions, implementable conditions and application to early-childhood policy evaluation
By Francesco Andreoli; CEPS\INSTEAD
Tarjei Havnes; University of Oslo
Arnaud Lefranc; Université de Cergy-Pontoise
   Presented by: Francesco Andreoli, CEPS\INSTEAD
 

The Determinants of Rising Inequality in Health Insurance and Wages
By Rong Hai; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Rong Hai, University of Chicago
 

Fiscal redistribution around elections when “democracy is not the only game in town”
By Pantelis Kammas; University of Ioannina
Vassilis Sarantides; University of Sheffield
   Presented by: Vassilis Sarantides, University of Sheffield
 
Session 105: Public Economics: Well-Being
April 1, 2015 9:00 to 10:30
University Place 4.206
 
Session Chair: Shu Cai, Hong Kong University of Science & Tech
 

Individual Experience of Positive and Negative Growth is Asymmetric: Evidence from Subjective Well-being Data
By Jan-Emmanuel De Neve; University College London & London School of Economics
George Ward; University College London
Femke De Keulenaer; Ipsos
Bert Van Landeghem; Sheffield University
Georgios Kavetsos; London School of Economics
Michael Norton; Harvard University
   Presented by: Bert Van Landeghem, Sheffield University
 

Does Sunshine make you Happy? Subjective Measures of Well-being and the Weather
By Franz Buscha; University of Westminster
   Presented by: Franz Buscha, University of Westminster
 

Permanent Income and Subjective Well-Being
By Shu Cai; Hong Kong University of Science & Tech
Albert Park; HKUST
   Presented by: Shu Cai, Hong Kong University of Science & Tech
 
Session 106: Econometrics of Matching (Econometrics Journal Special Session)
April 1, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A
 
Session Chair: Jaap Abbring, Tilburg University
 

Econometric Models of School Demand
By Parag Pathak; MIT
   Presented by: Parag Pathak, MIT
 

Estimating Transfer Frictions in the Marriage Market
By Alfred Galichon; Sciences Po
   Presented by: Alfred Galichon, Sciences Po
 
Session 107: Top Rate of Income Tax
April 1, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B
 
Session Chair: John Van Reenen, London School of Economics
 

The Impact of the UK’s 50p tax rate
By James Browne; The Institute for Fiscal Studies
David Phillips; Institute for Fiscal Studies
   Presented by: James Browne, The Institute for Fiscal Studies
 

The Danish experience
By Henrik Kleven; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Henrik Kleven, London School of Economics
 

The French Experience
By Camille Landais; London school of economics
   Presented by: Camille Landais, London school of economics
 

The Labour Supply of the 1 per cent
By Alan Manning; LSE
   Presented by: Alan Manning, LSE
 
Session 108: New Entrepreneurial Financing Landscape
April 1, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place 2.119/220
 
Session Chair: Saul Estrin, London School of Economics
 

Equity Crowdfunding and Early Stage Entrepreneurial Finance
By Saul Estrin; London School of Economics
Susanna Khavul; LSE
   Presented by: Saul Estrin, London School of Economics
 

Angels and Venture Capitalists: Complements or Substitutes?
By Thomas Hellmann; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Thomas Hellmann, University of Oxford
 

Crowdfunding: A New Source of Entrepreneurial Finance and an Emerging Research Topic
By Simon Parker; University of Western Ontario
   Presented by: Simon Parker, University of Western Ontario
 

Private Equity and Portfolio Company Growth through the Economic Cycle: The roles of board composition and PE firm experience
By Mike Wright; Imperial
   Presented by: Mike Wright, Imperial
 
Session 109: Social preferences and environmental policy
April 1, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place 1.218
 
Session Chairs:
1. Karine Nyborg, University of Oslo
2. Prasenjit Banerjee, University of Manchester
 

Shoot the messenger? On social sanctions for revealing potentially unpleasant information
By Jo Thori Lind; University of Oslo
Karine Nyborg; University of Oslo
Anna Pauls; University of Oslo
   Presented by: Karine Nyborg, University of Oslo
 

Social rewards and the design of voluntary incentive mechanism for biodiversity protection on farmland
By Prasenjit Banerjee; University of Manchester
Ada Wossink; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Prasenjit Banerjee, University of Manchester
 

Bargaining in Multilateral Negotiations
By Greer Gosnell; LSE
Alessandro Tavoni; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Alessandro Tavoni, London School of Economics
 

Giving is a question of time: Response times and contributions to an environmental public good
By Johannes Diederich; Heidelberg University
Timo Goeschl; University of Heidelberg
Johannes Lohse
   Presented by: Timo Goeschl, University of Heidelberg
 
Session 110: RES Junior Fellows Special Session
April 1, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
University Place 1.219
 
Session Chair: James Banks, Institute for Fiscal Studies and University of Manchester
 

A Question of Degree: The Effects of Degree Class on Labor Market Outcomes
By Georg Graetz; Uppsala University
   Presented by: Georg Graetz, Uppsala University
 

Temporary Protection and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Napoleonic Blockade
By Reka Juhasz; LSE
   Presented by: Reka Juhasz, LSE
 

Employment Adjustment and Part-time Jobs: The US and the UK in the Great Recession
By Daniel Borowczyk-Martins; Sciences Po
Etienne Lale; University of Bristol
   Presented by: Daniel Borowczyk-Martins, Sciences Po
 

Healthcare Cost Regressions: Going Beyond the Mean to Estimate the Full Distribution
By Andrew Jones; University of York
James Lomas; University of York
Nigel Rice; University of York
   Presented by: James Lomas, University of York
 
Session 111: Roundtable on Getting Research Money (with lunch)
April 1, 2015 12:30 to 13:30
University Place 1.219
 
Session Chair: Karen Mumford, University of York
 

Discussants:
     1 Michele Belot, University of Edinburgh
     2 Lorraine Dearden, Institute for Fiscal Studies
     3 Maria Goddard, CHE and University of York
 
Session 112: Development Economics: Gender III
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 1.218
 
Session Chair: Marco Alfano, University College London
 

Language and Female Economic Participation
By Daniel Hicks; University of Oklahoma
Estefania Santacreu-Vasut; ESSEC Business School and THEMA
Amir Shoham; FOX school of Business Temple University
   Presented by: Daniel Hicks, University of Oklahoma
 

Parental education and child health: Evidence from an education reform in China
By Samantha Rawlings; University of Reading
   Presented by: Samantha Rawlings, University of Reading
 

Cognitive, Non-Cognitive Skills and Gender Wage Gaps: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data in Bangladesh
By Christophe Nordman; IRD
Leopold Sarr; The World Bank Group
Smriti Sharma; Delhi School of Economics
   Presented by: Smriti Sharma, Delhi School of Economics
 

Widening the Gender Gap: The Unintended Consequences of Conditional Cash Transfers in India
By Marco Alfano; University College London
Wiji Arulampalam; University of Warwick
   Presented by: Marco Alfano, University College London
 
Session 113: Development Economics: Macroeconomic Issues
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 1.219
 
Session Chair: Shiva Sikdar, Keele University
 

Regional integration and the rule of law
By Christian Danne; Central Bank of Ireland
   Presented by: Christian Danne, Central Bank of Ireland
 

Distributional Effects of Monetary Policy in Emerging Markets
By Eswar Prasad; Cornell University
Boyang Zhang; Cornell University
   Presented by: Boyang Zhang, Cornell University
 

Alternative Finance and Firms' Development: the Case of China
By Noëmie Lisack; European University Institute
   Presented by: Noëmie Lisack, European University Institute
 

Prejudice and Bias in the Workplace: An Evaluation of Identity Blind Policy
By Parimal Bag; National University of Singapore
Bibhas Saha; University of Durham
Shiva Sikdar; Keele University
   Presented by: Shiva Sikdar, Keele University
 
Session 114: Development Economics: Poverty
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 2.218
 
Session Chair: Olivia Bertelli, Paris School of Economics
 

Political Violence, Drought and Child Malnutrition: Empirical Evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India
By Jean-Pierre Tranchant; Institute of Development Studies
Patricia Justino; IDS Sussex
Catherine Mueller; Institute of Development Studies
   Presented by: Jean-Pierre Tranchant, Institute of Development Studies
 

Child Discipline, Domestic Violence and Social Programs: Evidence from Colombia
By Diana Lopez-Avila; Paris School of Economics
   Presented by: Diana Lopez-Avila, Paris School of Economics
 

Fertility, food security and agriculture production in times of climate shocks
By Olivia Bertelli; Paris School of Economics
   Presented by: Olivia Bertelli, Paris School of Economics
 
Session 115: Econometrics: Time Series II
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 2.219/2.220
 
Session Chair: Seonhwi Lee, University of Exeter
 

Reconsidering Moments-Based Estimators for ARCH Processes
By Todd Prono; American University
   Presented by: Todd Prono, American University
 

Measuring Nonlinear Granger Causality in Mean
By Abderrahim Taamouti; Durham University Business School
   Presented by: Abderrahim Taamouti, Durham University Business School
 

Robust Parametric Tests of Constant Conditional Correlation in a MGARCH model
By Wasel Shadat; University of Manchester
Chris Orme; UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
   Presented by: Wasel Shadat, University of Manchester
 

Misspecification tests for Realised GARCH models
By Andreea Halunga; University of Exeter
Seonhwi Lee; University of Exeter
   Presented by: Seonhwi Lee, University of Exeter
 
Session 116: Economic Theory: Contract Theory
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.204
 
Session Chair: Christoph Schottmueller, University of Copenhagen
 

How to share it out: The value of information in teams
By Alex Gershkov; Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jianpei Li; University of International Business and Economics
Paul Schweinzer; University of York
   Presented by: Paul Schweinzer, University of York
 

Mediated Audits
By Martin Pollrich; Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
   Presented by: Martin Pollrich, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
 

Credence Goods, Costly Diagnosis, and Subjective Evaluation
By Helmut Bester; Freie Universitaet Berlin
Matthias Dahm; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Matthias Dahm, University of Nottingham
 

Monopoly Insurance and Endogenous Information
By Johan N. M. Lagerlof; University of Copenhagen
Christoph Schottmueller; University of Copenhagen
   Presented by: Christoph Schottmueller, University of Copenhagen
 
Session 117: Economic Theory: Search and Matching
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.205
 
Session Chair: Mehmet Bac, Sabanci University
 

Wage Rigidity and Labor Market Dynamics with Sorting
By Bastian Schulz; Ifo Institute
   Presented by: Bastian Schulz, Ifo Institute
 

Beauty Premium and Marriage Premium in a Search Equilibrium: Theory and Empirical Test
By Roberto Bonilla; Newcastle University
Francis Kiraly; Newcastle University
John Wildman; Newcastle University
   Presented by: Francis Kiraly, Newcastle University
 

On the Selection Effects under Consent and Unilateral Divorce
By Mehmet Bac; Sabanci University
   Presented by: Mehmet Bac, Sabanci University
 
Session 118: Empirical Studies: Household Finance and Gender
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.209
 
Session Chair: Karen Mumford, University of York
 

Single Again? Portfolio changes due to widowhood
By Mariacristina Rossi; University of Turin and CeRP Collegio Carlo Alberto
Eva Sierminska; CEPS/INSTEAD
   Presented by: Eva Sierminska, CEPS/INSTEAD
 

Assessing the correlation between labour income risk and household portfolio investment in risky assets: evidence from Italian longitudinal data.
By Stefano Alderighi; University of Essex
   Presented by: Stefano Alderighi, University of Essex
 

Household Asset Holding Diversification in Australia
By Francesco Mariotti; Roche
Karen Mumford; University of York
Yolanda Pena-Boquete; University of Vigo
   Presented by: Yolanda Pena-Boquete, University of Vigo
 
Session 119: Empirical Studies: Social Interactions
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.210
 
Session Chair: Andreas Steinhauer, The University of Edinburgh
 

Mother’s labor supply: the spillover effects of sisters and female cousins
By Emma Tominey; University of York
   Presented by: Emma Tominey, University of York
 

Identification of Endogenous Spillover Effects using Panel Data
By Christiern Rose; University of Bristol
   Presented by: Christiern Rose, University of Bristol
 

FEEDBACK INFORMATION AND MISPLACEMENT EFFECTS IN UNIVERSITY ADMISSION:EVIDENCE FROM A NATURAL EXPERIMENT
By Rigissa Megalokonomou; University of Warwick
Sofoklis Goulas; University of North Carolina,Chapel Hill
   Presented by: Rigissa Megalokonomou, University of Warwick
 

Gender Identity and Assortative Mating
By Andreas Steinhauer; The University of Edinburgh
Arna Vardardottir; Copenhagen Business School
   Presented by: Andreas Steinhauer, The University of Edinburgh
 
Session 120: Experimental and Behavioural: Experiments - Theory
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.211
 
Session Chair: Simon Grant, University of Queensland
 

A Theory of Experiments: Invariance of equilibrium to the strategy method and implications for social preferences
By Daniel Chen; ETH Zurich
Martin Schonger; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Martin Schonger, ETH Zurich
 

Measuring ambiguity preferences
By Elisa Cavatorta; King's College, University of London
David Schroeder; University of London, Birkbeck
   Presented by: David Schroeder, University of London, Birkbeck
 

A theory of robust experiments for choice under uncertainty
By Simon Grant; University of Queensland
Jeffrey Kline; University of Queensland
Idione Meneghel; Australian National University
John Quiggin; School of Economics
Rabee Tourky; Research School of Economics
   Presented by: Simon Grant, University of Queensland
 
Session 121: Finance: Empirical Finance
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.212
 
Session Chair: Nathan Foley-Fisher, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

Does Bankruptcy Protection Affect Risk-Taking in Household Portfolios?
By Mariela Dal Borgo; University of Warwick
   Presented by: Mariela Dal Borgo, University of Warwick
 

What Makes the S&P 500 Jump?
By Marcel Prokopczuk; Leibniz University Hannover
Chardin Wese Simen; University of Liverpool
   Presented by: Chardin Wese Simen, University of Liverpool
 

Coordination Failures and Runs: Evidence from the U.S.Life Insurance Industry
By Nathan Foley-Fisher; Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Borghan Narajabad; Federal Reserve
Stephane Verani; Federal Reserve Board
   Presented by: Nathan Foley-Fisher, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 
Session 122: Industrial Organisation: Innovation and RandD
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.213
 
Session Chair: Emanuele Giovannetti, Anglia Ruskin University
 

R&D spillovers on a Salop circle
By Fabio Lamantia; University of Manchester
Mario Pezzino; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Mario Pezzino, University of Manchester
 

Product innovation and learning by supplying in foreign and domestic markets
By Giulia Felice; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Massimiliano Bratti; Universita' degli Studi di Milano
   Presented by: Giulia Felice, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

Innovation, R&D spillovers, and the variety and concentration of local production structure
By Samuli Leppälä; Cardiff University
   Presented by: Samuli Leppälä, Cardiff University
 

Intangible Innovative Activities and Productivity: The Contrasting Effects of Passive and Active Cooperation: Evidence from the UK
By Emanuele Giovannetti; Anglia Ruskin University
Claudio Piga; Keele University
   Presented by: Emanuele Giovannetti, Anglia Ruskin University
 
Session 123: International Economics: International Finance II
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 3.214
 
Session Chair: Suman Basu, International Monetary Fund
 

Ride the Wild Surf: An investigation of the drivers of surges in capital inflows
By Megumi Kubota; World Bank
   Presented by: Megumi Kubota, World Bank
 

Financial fragility in emerging markets: firm balance sheets and the sectoral structure
By Yannick Kalantzis; Banque de France
   Presented by: Yannick Kalantzis, Banque de France
 

Heterogeneous Countries in a Financial Union
By Filippo Balestrieri; Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Suman Basu; International Monetary Fund
   Presented by: Suman Basu, International Monetary Fund
 
Session 124: International Economics: Open Economy Macroeconomics II
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.204
 
Session Chair: Kartik Anand, Bank of Canada
 

The Extensive Margin of Trade in the UK
By aydan dogan; university of kent
Ida Hjortso; European University Institute
   Presented by: aydan dogan, university of kent
 

Idiosyncratic Risk, Borrowing Constraints and Financial Integration - A Discussion of Ambiguous Results
By Maik Heinemann; Potsdam University
Alexander Wulff; University of Potsdam
   Presented by: Alexander Wulff, University of Potsdam
 

Global stores of value and the international role of the renminbi
By Kartik Anand; Bank of Canada
Prasanna Gai; University of Auckland
   Presented by: Kartik Anand, Bank of Canada
 
Session 125: Labour Economics: Job Mobility and Polarisation II
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.205
 
Session Chair: Wolfgang Dauth, University of Wuerzburg
 

The anatomy of job polarisation in the UK
By Andrea Salvatori; University of Essex
   Presented by: Andrea Salvatori, University of Essex
 

Globalization and the Skilled City
By Andrei Potlogea; Universitat Pompeu Fabra
   Presented by: Andrei Potlogea, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
 

The Loss of Production Work: Evidence Based on Local Soviet Trade Shocks
By Elias Einiö; VATT & CEP/LSE
   Presented by: Elias Einiö, VATT & CEP/LSE
 

Job Polarization on Local Labor Markets
By Wolfgang Dauth; University of Wuerzburg
   Presented by: Wolfgang Dauth, University of Wuerzburg
 
Session 126: Labour Economics: Programme Evaluation II
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.206
 
Session Chair: Kerry Papps, University of Bath
 

Job Dispersion and Compensating Wage Differentials
By Paul Sullivan; Bureau of Labor Statistics
Ted To; Bureau of Labor Statistics
   Presented by: Ted To, Bureau of Labor Statistics
 

Who fared best? The fortunes of performance-pay and fixed-pay workers through recession
By Lucy Stokes; NIESR
Alex Bryson; NIESR
John Forth; National Institute for Economic and Soci
Martin Weale; NIESR
   Presented by: Lucy Stokes, NIESR
 

Deregulation and satisfaction of temporary agency workers
By Elke Jahn; Institute for Employment Research (IAB),
Henna Nivalainen; University of Jyväskylä
Christine Singer; IAB
   Presented by: Christine Singer, IAB
 

Career wage profiles and the minimum wage
By Kerry Papps; University of Bath
   Presented by: Kerry Papps, University of Bath
 
Session 127: Labour Economics: Unemployment and Search II
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.207
 
Session Chair: Manolis Galenianos, Royal Holloway, University of London
 

The Ranking of Workers and Equilibrium Wage Distributions
By Ofer Cornfeld
   Presented by: Ofer Cornfeld, NA
 

Negative Attitudes, Network and Education
By Birthe Larsen; Copenhagen Business School
   Presented by: Birthe Larsen, Copenhagen Business School
 

Neighborhood E ffect and Labor Market Integration
By Maxime To; University College of London
   Presented by: Maxime To, University College of London
 

Endogenous Referral Networks and Worker Heterogeneity
By Manolis Galenianos; Royal Holloway, University of London
   Presented by: Manolis Galenianos, Royal Holloway, University of London
 
Session 128: Macroeconomics: Business Cycles IV
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.209
 
Session Chair: Anthony Savagar, Cardiff University
 

Price vs Quantity debate: the role of business cycles
By Karlygash Kuralbayeva
   Presented by: Karlygash Kuralbayeva,
 

Endogenous Establishment Destruction and Macroeconomic Dynamics
By Masashige Hamano; Sophia University
   Presented by: Masashige Hamano, Sophia University
 

Economic Sentiment, International Interdependence and Output Dynamics in the G7
By Kevin Lee; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Kevin Lee, University of Nottingham
 

The Effect of Firm Entry on Capacity Utilization and Macroeconomic Productivity
By Anthony Savagar; Cardiff University
Huw Dixon; Cardiff University
   Presented by: Anthony Savagar, Cardiff University
 
Session 129: Macroeconomics: Heterogenous Agents
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.210
 
Session Chair: Chiara Forlati, University of Southampton
 

Heterogeneous Households, Mortgage Debt and Housing Demand over the Great Recession
By Lini Zhang; Central University of Finance and Economics
   Presented by: Lini Zhang, Central University of Finance and Economics
 

Unemployment Insurance in an Economy with Single and Married Households
By Arnau Valladares-Esteban; University of Southampton
   Presented by: Arnau Valladares-Esteban, University of Southampton
 

Mortgage Amortization and Welfare
By Chiara Forlati; University of Southampton
   Presented by: Chiara Forlati, University of Southampton
 
Session 130: Macroeconomics: Preferences of Central Bankers and the Decision to Dissent
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 5.211
 
Session Chair: Petra Gerlach-Kristen, Swiss National Bank
 

Do Federal Reserve Bank Presidents have a regional bias?
By Alexander Jung; European Central Bank
Sophia Latsos; European Central Bank
   Presented by: Alexander Jung, European Central Bank
 

Taylor Rules for Sweden’s Riksbank
By Henry Chappell; American University of Sharjah
Rob McGregor; UNC Charlotte
   Presented by: Henry Chappell, American University of Sharjah
 

Doves and Hawks at the FOMC
By Louis Raes; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Louis Raes, Tilburg University
 

What drives FOMC dissents? The role of NAIRU
By Petra Gerlach-Kristen; Swiss National Bank
   Presented by: Petra Gerlach-Kristen, Swiss National Bank
 
Session 131: Political Economics: Institutions II
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.214
 
Session Chair: Malik Curuk, Tilburg University
 

Networked Leaders in the Shadow of the Market : A Chinese Experiment in Allocating Land Conversion Rights
By Nancy Chau; Cornell University
Yu Qin; National University of Singapore
Weiwen Zhang; Zhejiang University
   Presented by: Yu Qin, National University of Singapore
 

Trade, Self-Governance and the Provision of Law and Order, with an Application to Medieval English Chartered Towns
By Simone Meraglia; University of Exeter
Charles Angelucci; Columbia University
   Presented by: Simone Meraglia, University of Exeter
 

Norwegian Rhapsody: New Estimates of the Political Economy Benefits from European Integration
By Nauro Campos; Brunel University (West London)
   Presented by: Nauro Campos, Brunel University London
 

Malthus Meets Luther: the Economics Behind the German Reformation
By Malik Curuk; Tilburg University
Sjak Smulders; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Malik Curuk, Tilburg University
 
Session 132: Public Economics: Economics of Education III
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.204
 
Session Chair: Giuseppe Migali, Lancaster University and Universita' Mag
 

Giving a Little Help to Girls? Evidence on Grade Discrimination and its Effect on Students Achievement
By Camille Terrier; Paris School of Economics
   Presented by: Camille Terrier, Paris School of Economics, CEP LSE
 

If you get what you want, do you get what you need? Outcomes from market reforms in post-secondary vocational education and training
By Duncan McVicar; Queen's University
Cain Polidano; University of Melbourne
   Presented by: Duncan McVicar, Queen's University
 

Forgone health care and high school drop out: evidence from Add Health
By Giuseppe Migali; Lancaster University and Universita' Mag
Eugenio Zucchelli; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Giuseppe Migali, Lancaster University and Universita' Mag
 
Session 133: Public Economics: Health V
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.205
 
Session Chair: Helena Hernández Pizarro, UPF- CRES
 

“Doctor my eyes”: A natural experiment on the effect of subsidies on eye examinations
By Heather Dickey; University of Aberdeen
Divine Ikenwilo; University of Aberdeen
Patricia Norwood; University of Aberdeen
Verity Watson; University of Aberdeen
Alexandros Zangelidis; University of Aberdeen
   Presented by: Heather Dickey, University of Aberdeen
 

Do Payment Disclosure Laws Affect Industry-Physician Relationships?
By Daniel Chen; ETH Zurich
Vardges Levonyan; ETH Zurich
Eric Reinhart; Harvard University
Glen Taksler; Cleveland Clinic
   Presented by: Vardges Levonyan, ETH Zurich
 

Do Economic Incentives Promote Physical Activity? Evaluating the Impact of the London Congestion Charge on Active Commuting and Health
By Ryota Nakamura; University of York
Emma Coombes; University of East Anglia
Marc Suhrcke; University of York
   Presented by: Ryota Nakamura, University of York
 

Against the Discontinuity Trap: the case of Long-Term Care in Spain
By Helena Hernández Pizarro; UPF- CRES
   Presented by: Helena Hernández Pizarro, UPF- CRES
 
Session 134: Public Economics: Mental Health, Personality Traits, and Economic Outcomes
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.206
 
Session Chair: Chih Ming Tan, University of North Dakota
 

The Other Great Depression: The Long-Run Impact of Early Shocks on Mental Health from the Great Chinese Famine
By Chih Ming Tan; University of North Dakota
   Presented by: Chih Ming Tan, University of North Dakota
 

The Effects of Household Income Transfers on Young Adult Behaviors and Personality Traits: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment on an American Indian Reservation
By Randall Akee; UCLA
   Presented by: Randall Akee, UCLA
 

The Intergenerational Transmission of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Abilities
By Jonas Vlachos; Stockholm University
   Presented by: Jonas Vlachos, Stockholm University
 

Cognitive Ability and the Demand for Redistribution
By David Seim; Department of Economics
   Presented by: David Seim, Department of Economics
 
Session 135: Public Economics: Taxation III
April 1, 2015 15:15 to 16:45
University Place 4.213
 
Session Chair: Etienne Ndemezo, University of Rwanda
 

Investment and capital allowances: evidence from UK tax returns
By Michael Devereux; University of Oxford
Giorgia Maffini; University of Oxford
Jing Xing; Shanghai Jiao Tong University
   Presented by: Giorgia Maffini, University of Oxford
 

Optimal Redistribution with a Shadow Economy
By Paweł Doligalski; European University Institute
Luis Rojas; European University Institute
   Presented by: Paweł Doligalski, European University Institute
 

Impact of the 2002’s VAT rate reform on household welfare in Rwanda
By Etienne Ndemezo; University of Rwanda
   Presented by: Etienne Ndemezo, University of Rwanda
 
Session 136: Innovation & Growth
April 1, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre B
 
Session Chair: John Van Reenen, London School of Economics
 

Knowledge Spillovers, Innovation and Growth
By Philippe Aghion; Harvard University
   Presented by: Philippe Aghion, Harvard University
 

Inventor Careers
By John Van Reenen; London School of Economics
   Presented by: John Van Reenen, London School of Economics
 

Growth Through Heterogenous Innovations
By Ufuk Akcigit; University of Pennsylvania
   Presented by: Ufuk Akcigit, University of Pennsylvania
 
Session 137: Climate Change and Economic Growth
April 1, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
University Place Lecture Theatre A
 
Session Chairs:
1. Nicholas Stern, London School of Economics
2. Simon Dietz, London School of Economics and Political Science
 

On the Economics of Climate Change
By William Nordhaus; Yale University
   Presented by: William Nordhaus, Yale University
 

Endogenous Growth, Convexity of Damages and Climate Risk: How Nordhaus' Framework Supports Deep Cuts in Carbon Emissions
By Simon Dietz; London School of Economics and Political Science
Nicholas Stern; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Nicholas Stern, London School of Economics
                         Simon Dietz, London School of Economics and Political Science
 

Climate Tipping and Economic Growth
By Frederick van der Ploeg; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Frederick van der Ploeg, University of Oxford
 

Why Finance Ministers Favor Carbon Taxes, Even if they do not take Climate Change into Account
By Ottmar Edenhofer; Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research / MCC / TU Berlin
   Presented by: Ottmar Edenhofer, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research / MCC / TU Berlin
 

 

Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Abbring, JaapC106
2Abdulla, EmanP72
3Adama, AdamsP26
4Aghion, PhilippeP136
5Ahuja, VikramP43
6Aitken, AndrewP53
7Akcigit, UfukP136
8Akee, RandallP134
9Aksoy, YunusP15
10Albrizio, SilviaP23
11Alderighi, StefanoP118
12Alfano, MarcoC112, P112
13Alkire, SabinaP31
14Alpaslan, BarisP99
15Amaral, SofiaP84
16Amior, MichaelP20
17Anand, KartikC124, P124
18Ananyev, MaximP86
19Andreoli, FrancescoP104
20Angeles, LuisP66
21Antolin-Diaz, JuanC9, P9
22Aparicio, GabrielaP57
23Apouey, BénédicteP35
24Arayavechkit, TanidaP74
25Aristodemou, EleniP60
26Arulampalam, WijiP36
27Atkinson, TonyC31, P31
28Attanasio, OrazioC30, P30
29Auerbach, AlanP82
30Bac, MehmetC117, P117
31Backhouse, RogerP2
32Bai, LiangP58
33Baltas, KonstantinosP66
34Banerjee, PrasenjitC54, C109, P109
35Banerjee, ShantanuP42
36Banks, JamesC21, C36, C103, C110
37Barbone, LuciaP22
38Barrett, GarryP21
39Basu, SumanC123, P123
40Bataa, ErdenebatC87, P87
41Bauernschuster, StefanP44
42Baumann, LeonieP89
43Beerli, AndreasC20, P20
44Belot, MicheleP1, C14, D111
45Bertelli, OliviaC114, P114
46Best, JamesC15, P15
47Bhalotra, SoniaP28, C84, P84
48Bhattacharya, DebopamP60
49Bi, HuixinP25
50Bignon, VincentP52
51Blanas, SotirisC93, P93
52Blanden, JoP5
53Bleichrodt, HanP32
54Blundell, RichardD1, C82
55Boltz-Laemmel, MarieC7, P7
56Boneva, TeodoraP12
57Bonsang, EricP21
58Boppart, TimoP30
59Borchert, IngoP93
60Born, BenjaminC49, P49
61Borowczyk-Martins, DanielP110
62Bose, UdichibarnaP18
63Bourguignon, FrancoisP31
64Braakmann, NilsP46
65Bracke, PhilippeP13
66BRANDOLINI, ANDREAC31
67Brinch, ChristianP56
68Britton, JackP27
69Brown, SarahP36
70Browne, JamesP107
71Brutti, ZeldaP102
72Bryan, MarkC70, P70
73Bryson, AlexP44
74Burrows, VivienP90
75Buscha, FranzP105
76Cai, ShuC105, P105
77Calderone, MargheritaP57
78Campos, NauroP131
79Cao, ShuoC18, P18
80Cattan, SarahP5, C28
81Cerina, FabioC58, P58
82Cesa-Bianchi, AmbrogioP73
83Chabe-Ferret, SylvainP10
84Chakravarty, AbhishekP59
85Chan, MarcP96
86Chan, RonP54
87Chappell, HenryP130
88Che, XiaoGangP62
89Chen, DanielP26
90Chen, Jingnan (Cecilia)P41
91CHEN, XIAOGUANGP58
92Cherchye, LaurensP60
93Chevalier, ArnaudC27, P27
94Chiappori, Pierre-AndréP83
95Cho, WonkiP88
96Christiano, LawrenceP81
97Clarke, DamianC46, P46
98Colmer, JonathanP34, P78
99Cornfeld, OferP127
100Cortes, MatiasP70
101Corts, KennethP17
102Crawford, ClaireC5, C22
103Cribb, JonathanP96
104Curuk, MalikC131, P131
105d'Este, RoccoP76
106Dahm, MatthiasP116
107Dal Borgo, MarielaP121
108Daniel, Betty C.P25
109Danne, ChristianP113
110Das, KaustavC11, P11
111Daskalova, VesselaP61
112Dauth, WolfgangC125, P125
113De Cao, ElisabettaP7
114de Ferra, SergioP50
115de Groot, OliverP15
116De Luca, GiacomoC101, P101
117De Rock, BramP92
118De Stefano, TimothyP92
119Dearden, LorraineD111
120Defever, FabriceP45
121Deiana, ClaudioP40
122Dessi, RobertaP38
123Dey, SubhasishC8, P8
124Dhillon, AmritaP91
125Dickey, HeatherP133
126Dietz, SimonC137, P137
127dimico, arcangeloP85
128dogan, aydanP124
129Doligalski, PawełP135
130Dong, BingbingP51
131Duncan, AlfredC38, P38
132Duprey, ThibautP100
133Edenhofer, OttmarP137
134Einiö, EliasP125
135Ergemen, Yunus EmreP87
136Eriksson, StefanP97
137Estrin, SaulC108, P108
138Eyles, AndrewP22
139Fagernas, SonjaC86, P86
140Felice, GiuliaP122
141Ferreira, PriscilaC67, P67
142Ferrero, AndreaP3, C19
143Ferroni, FilippoP49
144Fetzer, ThiemoC59, P59
145Finkelstein Shapiro, AlanP74
146Foley-Fisher, NathanC121, P121
147Forder, JamesP2, C51
148Forlati, ChiaraC129, P129
149Foros, OysteinP16
150Fu, HsuanP42
151Gaballo, GaetanoC100, P100
152Gafarov, BulatP75, P87
153Galanis, SpyrosP61
154Galenianos, ManolisC127, P127
155Galichon, AlfredP106
156Gao, ZhengyuanC60, P60
157Garcia-Santana, ManuelP69
158Gathergood, JohnP63
159Gören, ErkanP85
160Gerlach-Kristen, PetraC130, P130
161giovannetti, giorgiaP20
162Giovannetti, EmanueleC122, P122
163Goddard, MariaD111
164Godefroy, RaphaelP59
165Goenka, AdityaP99
166Goeschl, TimoP109
167Gola, PawelP95
168Golosov, MikhailP82
169Gonçalves, RicardoP17
170Goodspeed, TylerP6
171Graetz, GeorgP110
172Grant, CharlesC39, P39
173Grant, SimonC120, P120
174Granville, BrigitteP73
175Green, ColinP55
176Griffith, RachelC1
177Groll, DominikP19
178Grosskopf, BritP91
179Guo, NaijiaP79
180Gutknecht, DanielP36
181Hai, RongP104
182Haidar, JamalC69, P69
183Hamano, MasashigeP128
184Hammond, PeterP91
185Hansen, ErwinP90
186Hellmann, ThomasP108
187Hernández Pizarro, HelenaC133, P133
188Hicks, DanielP7, P84, P112
189Hirsch, BorisP103
190Hoseini, MohammadP29
191Huang, HuichouP68
192Huckfeldt, ChristopherP81
193Ioannides, YannisC4, P4
194jacqmin, julienP54
195Jain, AnilP6
196James, JonathanP55
197Jenkins, StephenP31
198Jofre-Bonet, MireiaP79
199Johannsen, BenjaminP81
200Jones, ChadP30
201Juhasz, RekaP110
202Jung, AlexanderP130
203Kailthya, SubhamP59
204Kalantzis, YannickP123
205Kanabar, RickyP21
206Karalis Isaac, AlexanderP87
207Kashcheeva, MilaP94
208Kühl, MichaelP38
209Kiraly, FrancisP117
210Klaes, MatthiasP2
211Klarl, TorbenP54
212Kleven, HenrikP107
213Kopányi, DávidP11
214Kortelainen, MikaP102
215Kourtellos, AndrosP4
216Koutmeridis, TheodoreP76
217Kovacs, AgnesC40, P40
218Kubota, MegumiP123
219Kumar, SatenP75
220Kumar, PradeepP92
221Kundu, TapasP35
222Kunieda, TakumaP100
223Kunze, LarsP76
224Kuralbayeva, KarlygashP128
225Laczo, SaroltaP23
226Laffers, LukasC10, P10
227Landais, CamilleP107
228Landersø, RasmusP28
229Langenmayr, DominikaP29
230Larsen, BirtheP127
231Lastauskas, PovilasC45, P45
232Lazarou, NicholasP69
233Lee, KevinP128
234Lee, SeonhwiC115, P115
235Lee, JoosungC77, P77
236legrenzi, gabriellaC74, P74
237Leite Lopez de Leon, FernandaP71
238LeMay-Boucher, PhilippeP33
239Leppälä, SamuliP122
240Letterie, WilkoP75
241Levonyan, VardgesP133
242Lewbel, ArthurP10, P83
243Limodio, NicolaC35, P35
244Lind, Jo ThoriC53, P53
245Lisack, NoëmieP113
246Lise, JeremyC97, P97
247Liu, KaiP19
248Liu, KeqingP100
249Liu, LefanP12
250Liu, LinP24
251Liu, LiP80
252Lomas, JamesP110
253Longhi, SimonettaP97
254Loomes, GrahamP32
255Lopez-Avila, DianaP114
256Lordan, GraceC79, P79
257Luhan, WolfgangP65
258Lumsdaine, RobinP9
259Macchiarelli, CorradoC61, P61
260Machin, StephenP48, C71, P71
261Maffini, GiorgiaP135
262Malaeb, BilalP6
263Malde, BansiC6, P6
264Maloney, JohnP101
265Maniadis, ZachariasC37, P37
266Manning, AlanP107
267Marie, OlivierP48, C76
268Martin, RalfP78
269Matakos, KonstantinosP77
270Matano, AlessiaP70
271Maurel, MathildeP84
272McDonald, StephenC92, P92
273McGuire, AlistairP79
274McVicar, DuncanP132
275Megalokonomou, RigissaP119
276Mehrotra, NeilP3, C23
277Menon, NidhiyaP35
278Meraglia, SimoneP131
279Merkurieva, IrinaP21
280Mermer, AyseC91, P91
281Michalski, TomaszC68, P68
282Mierau, JochenP56
283Migali, GiuseppeC132, P132
284Mitra, AnirbanP26
285Mitra, ShabanaP86
286Molnar, KrisztinaC75, P75
287Montes-Rojas, GabrielP10
288Morin, MiguelP52
289Moscelli, GiuseppeC55, P55
290Motta, GiorgioP23
291Motz, NicolasP101
292Mukherjee, PriyaC57, P57
293Mumford, KarenC111, C118
294Munro, AlistairC65, P65
295Murard, ElieP47
296Myck, MichalP56
297Nahhas, AbdulkaderP93
298Nakamura, RyotaP133
299Narciso, GaiaP47
300Ndemezo, EtienneC135, P135
301Nesheim, LarsP13
302Nguyen, AnhC98, P98
303Nicodemo, CatiaP47
304Nicolo, AntonioP88
305Nielsen, EricP22
306Nigai, SergeyC94, P94
307Nikaj, SildaP16
308Nilssen, ToreP88
309Nistico, SalvatoreP51
310Nordhaus, WilliamP137
311Novella, RafaelP96
312Nuevo-Chiquero, AnaP14
313Nyberg, HenriP51
314Nyborg, KarineC78, C109, P109
315O'Brien, DanielC44, P44
316Ogrel, LeonidP64
317Olivera, JavierP28
318Orkin, KateC33, P33
319Osborn, Denise R.P73
320Oto-Peralías, DanielP86
321Owens, EmilyC48, P48
322Pal, SarmisthaC26, P26
323Pan, LijunC16, P16
324Panos, GeorgiosC90, P90
325Papps, KerryC126, P126
326Pardo, OliverP61
327Parhi, MamataC47, P47
328Parker, SimonP108
329Patel, VinayC42, P42
330Pathak, ParagP106
331Pathania, VikramP55
332Patra, RamakantaC17, P17
333Paustian, MatthiasP98
334Pavlidis, EfthymiosP68
335Peach, TerryC2, C52
336Pei, DiP62
337Pelloni, AlessandraC99, P99
338Pena-Boquete, YolandaP118
339Pencavel, JohnP81
340Pezzino, MarioP122
341Pfeifer, JohannesC50, P50
342Pham, Ngoc SangP11
343Philip, DennisC63, P63
344Piffer, MicheleP51
345Pinchbeck, EdwardP13
346Pires, TiagoP12
347Pokrovsky, DmitryP17
348Polito, VitoC25, P25
349Pollak, RobertP83
350Pollrich, MartinP116
351Popli, GurleenP27
352Popov, SergeyP37
353Potlogea, AndreiP125
354POULHES, MathildeP80
355Price, SimonC3, P9
356Prono, ToddP115
357Qin, YuP131
358Quintana-Domeque, ClimentP103
359Qureshi, IrfanC24, P24
360Rabe, BirgittaP5
361Raes, LouisP130
362Rascon-Ramirez, Ericka G.P46
363Rasul, ImranP1, C12
364Rathelot, RolandC72, P72
365Rauch, FerdinandP94
366Ravn, MortenC81
367Rawlings, SamanthaP112
368Rebucci, AlessandroP18
369Reza, AbeerP49
370Rich, JudithP65
371Rietzke, DavidC43, P43
372Roantree, BarraP104
373Rose, ChristiernP119
374Rossi, RaffaeleP23
375Roth, ChristopherP12
376Roy, SanchariP7
377Ruhose, JensP70
378Sa, FilipaP102
379Salas, LuzP33
380Salvatori, AndreaP125
381Sanders, MichaelD1, P14
382Sandford, SarahP77
383Sandi, MatteoP71
384Sarangi, SudiptaC89, P89
385Sarantides, VassilisC104, P104
386Sartarelli, MarcelloP65
387Savagar, AnthonyC128, P128
388Sayili, KorayP95
389Scharf, KimberleyP44
390Schiprowski, AmelieP97
391Schmid, LukasP14
392Schonger, MartinP120
393Schotman, PeterP56
394Schottmueller, ChristophC116, P116
395Schroeder, CarstenP80
396Schroeder, DavidP120
397Schulz, BastianP117
398Schumacher, JulianP18
399Schumann, MathiasP71
400Schwarz, NinaP103
401Schweinzer, PaulP116
402Seifert, JacobP67
403Seim, DavidP134
404Sen, AnanyaC64, P64
405Sensier, MarianneC73, P73
406Shadat, WaselP115
407Sharma, SmritiP112
408Shaw, JonathanC29, P29
409Shembavnekar, NiharP45
410Siegenthaler, MichaelP94
411Sierminska, EvaP118
412Sikdar, ShivaC113, P113
413Singer, ChristineP126
414Slechten, AurelieP78
415Smeeding, TimothyP31
416Smith, SarahP1
417Smrkolj, GregaP43
418Soenksen, JantjeP15
419Sonedda, DanielaC102, P102
420Sousa, RicardoC13, P13
421Spinnewijn, JohannesC56, C80, C96
422Spiteri, JonathanP53
423Stefanski, RadekC34, P34
424Steinbuks, JevgenijsP8
425Steinhauer, AndreasC119, P119
426Stern, NicholasC137, P137
427Stewart, KittyP5
428Stijepic, DamirP95
429Stokes, LucyP126
430Suari-Andreu, EduardP40
431Sugden, RobertP32
432Suppa, NicolaiP72
433Taamouti, AbderrahimP115
434Talavera, OleksandrP64
435Tan, Chih MingP4, C134, P134
436Tavoni, AlessandroP109
437Taylor, GregP43
438Teignier, MarcC85, P85
439Terovitis, SpyrosP38
440Terrier, CamilleP132
441THELOUDIS, ALEXANDROSP39
442Thwaites, GregoryP3
443To, MaximeP127
444To, TedP126
445Tominey, EmmaP119
446Tonin, SimoneP11
447Torun, HuzeyfeC95, P95
448Tranchant, Jean-PierreP114
449Tremblay, MarkP89
450Trew, AlexP52
451Trigari, AntonellaP81
452Tripier, FabienP98
453Trzeciakiewicz, DawidP50
454Tsangarides, CharalambosP8
455Tsoukas, SerafeimP63
456Tumino, AlbertoP72
457Tumlinson, JustinP90
458Ushchev, PhilippP45
459Uusküla, LennoP24
460Valladares-Esteban, ArnauP129
461van der Ploeg, FrederickP137
462Van Landeghem, BertP105
463Van Reenen, JohnC107, C136, P136
464Vandewalle, LoreP33
465Vardardottir, ArnaP103
466Vermeulen, FredericC83, P83
467Vikander, NickC41, P41
468Virmani, SwatiP93
469Vlachos, JonasP134
470Vollaard, BenjaminP48
471Voskoboynikov, IlyaP34
472Wadsworth, JonathanP20
473Wakker, PeterP32
474Wang, AnC66, P66
475Wang, WenjieP57
476Ward, DonnaD5
477Warrinnier, NeleP27
478Waseem, MazharP29
479Wese Simen, ChardinP121
480Winkler, RolandP74
481Wolf, MartinP19
482Wright, MikeP108
483Wright, RobertP63
484Wu, JieranP98
485Wulff, AlexanderP124
486Xiao, JunjiP16
487Yang, Cheng-YingP19
488Yildizparlak, AnilP62
489YOSHIMOTO, HisayukiP41
490Zank, HorstC32
491Zeelenberg, MarcelP32
492Zhang, BoyangP113
493Zhang, LiniP129
494Zhao, JunyingC88, P88
495Zhou, XuanP24
496Zhou, ZhenP66
497ZHU, YUP39
498Ziegelmeyer, MichaelP40
499Zou, LiangC62, P62
500Zudenkova, GalinaP77
501Zylberberg, YanosP37

 

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