La Pietra-Mondragone Workshop

Summary of All Sessions

#Date/TimeLocationTypeTitlePapersOrganizer
1June 30, 2008
9:30-13:00
N/A invited Macroeconomics3
2June 30, 2008
14:00-17:30
N/A invited Labor3
3July 1, 2008
9:30-13:00
N/A invited Human Capital3
4July 1, 2008
14:00-17:30
N/A invited Applied Theory3
5July 2, 2008
9:30-13:00
N/A invited Inequality3
6July 2, 2008
14:00-17:30
N/A invited Theory3
 

6 sessions, 18 papers


 

La Pietra-Mondragone Workshop

Complete List of All Sessions


Session 1: Macroeconomics

Session Organizer: ,
Session type: invited
Date: June 30, 2008
Time: 9:30 - 13:00
 

Optimal Fiscal Policy in an Economy with the Possibility of Default
JEL codes: E62, F34
   Presented by: Sofia Bauducco, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
 

Moral Hazard in General Equilibrium with Anonymous Trading
   Presented by: Alp Simsek, MIT
 

Rational Bubbles and Default in Growing Economies
   Presented by: Roberto Piazza, University of Minnesota

Session 2: Labor

Session Organizer: ,
Session type: invited
Date: June 30, 2008
Time: 14:00 - 17:30
 

Simultaneous Search, On-the-Job Search, and the Shape of the Wage Distribution
JEL codes: J64,
   Presented by: Ronald Wolthoff, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
 

Wage Inequality and Barriers to Entry
   Presented by: Federico De Francesco, UCLA
 

Understanding Female Welfare Participation 1990-2003
   Presented by: Gideon Magnus, University of Chicago

Session 3: Human Capital

Session Organizer: ,
Session type: invited
Date: July 1, 2008
Time: 9:30 - 13:00
 

Parenting style and Human Capital
JEL codes: D28, J13, J24
   Presented by: Marco Cosconati, University of Pennsylvania
 

The effects of the expansion of higher education in Italy
   Presented by: Veruska Oppedisano, University of Turin
 

Leaving Your Mama: Why So Late in Italy?
   Presented by: Enrica Di Stefano, University of Minnesota

Session 4: Applied Theory

Session Organizer: ,
Session type: invited
Date: July 1, 2008
Time: 14:00 - 17:30
 

Capacity and Utilization Choice in the US Oil Refining Industry
[slides]
JEL codes: L13, L71,
   Presented by: Matthew Chesnes, University of Maryland
 

Financial Development and the Product Cycle
   Presented by: Sergi Basco, MIT
 

Democracy, Judicial Attitudes and Heterogeneity: the Civil Versus Common Law Tradition.
   Presented by: Carmine Guerriero, University of Cambridge

Session 5: Inequality

Session Organizer: ,
Session type: invited
Date: July 2, 2008
Time: 9:30 - 13:00
 

Growth and Capital Flows with Risky Entrepreneurship
JEL codes: C6,E2,F3,F43,01
   Presented by: Damiano Sandri, Johns Hopkins University
 

The home bias of the poor: terms of trade effects and portfolios across the wealth distribution
   Presented by: Tobias Broer, European University Institute
 

Preferences for Redistribution and Perception of Fairness: An Experimental Study
   Presented by: Ruben Durante, Brown University

Session 6: Theory

Session Organizer: ,
Session type: invited
Date: July 2, 2008
Time: 14:00 - 17:30
 

When the Highest Bidder Loses the Auction: Theory and Evidence from Public Procurement
[slides]
JEL codes: DL22 L74 D44
   Presented by: Francesco Decarolis, The University of Chicago
 

A Dynamic Procurement Auction with Persistent Backlog and Capacity Constraints
   Presented by: Viplav Saini, Johns Hopkins University
 

Rank Expectations, Feedback and Social Hierarchies
   Presented by: Agnieszka Tymula, Bocconi University

This program was last updated on 2008-06-29 6:8:5 EDT