1st Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal

Summary of All Sessions

#Date/TimeLocationTypeTitlePapers
1June 22, 2007
15:00-16:30
V contributed Econometrics (cross section)3
2June 22, 2007
15:00-16:30
VI contributed Micro 13
3June 22, 2007
15:00-16:30
VII contributed Macro 13
4June 22, 2007
15:00-16:30
VIII contributed Finance 13
5June 22, 2007
17:00-18:30
VIII contributed Growth and development3
6June 22, 2007
17:00-19:00
VI contributed Finance 34
7June 22, 2007
17:00-19:00
V contributed International 23
8June 22, 2007
17:30-19:00
VII contributed IO 23
9June 23, 2007
9:00-11:00
VI contributed International 13
10June 23, 2007
9:00-11:00
V contributed Econometrics (time series)3
11June 23, 2007
9:00-11:00
VII contributed Labor 14
12June 23, 2007
9:00-11:00
VIII contributed Finance 24
13June 23, 2007
11:30-13:00
N/A invited invited lecture0
14June 23, 2007
14:30-16:00
VII contributed Finance 43
15June 23, 2007
14:30-16:00
V contributed Micro 23
16June 23, 2007
14:30-16:00
VI contributed Macro 23
17June 23, 2007
14:30-16:00
VIII contributed Spatial economics3
18June 23, 2007
16:30-18:30
VII contributed Public Economics4
19June 23, 2007
16:30-19:00
VI contributed Labor 25
20June 23, 2007
16:30-18:30
V contributed IO 14
 

20 sessions, 64 papers


 

1st Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal

Complete List of All Sessions


Session 1: Econometrics (cross section)

Session Chair: Silvia Goncalves, Université de Montréal
Session type: contributed
Date: June 22, 2007
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Location: V
 

Exogeneity in Semiparametric Models: Definitions and Tests
   Presented by: Paulo Parente, University of Cambridge
 

Is the Market being Fooled? An Error-based Screen for Manipulation
   Presented by: Rosa Abrantes-Metz, NERA Economic Consulting
 

Block Bootstrap HAC Robust Tests: The Sophistication of the Naive Bootstrap
   Presented by: Silvia Goncalves, Université de Montréal

Session 2: Micro 1

Session Chair: Filomena Garcia, ISEG
Session type: contributed
Date: June 22, 2007
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Location: VI
 

The impact of R&D spillovers on the ergodic distribution of market structures
   Presented by: Ana Sofia Domingues Rodrigues, University of York
 

Investment and R&D in a Dynamic Equilibrium with Incomplete Information
   Presented by: Carlos Santos, LSE and CEP
 

Technology adoption with forward looking agents
   Presented by: Filomena Garcia, ISEG

Session 3: Macro 1

Session Chair: Isabel Correia, Banco de Portugal
Session type: contributed
Date: June 22, 2007
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Location: VII
 

Consumer Confidence in Portugal: What does it really matter?
   Presented by: António Caleiro, Universidade de Évora
 

THE EFFECTS OF A GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE SHOCK
   Presented by: Bernardino Adao, Banco de Portugal
 

Consumption Taxes and redistribution
   Presented by: Isabel Correia, Banco de Portugal

Session 4: Finance 1

Session Chair: Rui Albuquerque, Boston University
Session type: contributed
Date: June 22, 2007
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Location: VIII
 

On the welfare and distributional implications of intermediation costs
   Presented by: António Antunes, Banco de Portugal
 

Finance and Competition
   Presented by: Ana Fernandes, University of Bern
 

Marketwide Private Information in Stocks: Forecasting Currency Returns
   Presented by: Rui Albuquerque, Boston University

Session 5: Growth and development

Session Chair: Marta Simões, University of Coimbra
Session type: contributed
Date: June 22, 2007
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: VIII
 

Human capital, trade and long-run productivity. Testing the technological absorption hypothesis for the Portuguese economy, 1960-2001
   Presented by: Aurora Teixeira, Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do
 

Transitional Dynamics in an Endogenous Growth Model with Physical Capital, Human Capital and R&D (with Spillovers)
   Presented by: Tiago Sequeira, U. Beira Interior and U. Nova Lisboa
 

EDUCATION AND GROWTH: AN INDUSTRY-LEVEL ANALYSIS OF THE PORTUGUESE MANUFACTURING SECTOR
   Presented by: Marta Simões, University of Coimbra

Session 6: Finance 3

Session Chair: Margarida Abreu, ISEG-CISEP
Session type: contributed
Date: June 22, 2007
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Location: VI
 

Delaying the Timing of Offshoring Low-Skilled Tasks
   Presented by: Felipa De Mello-Sampayo, ISCTE
 

DO MUTUAL FUNDS HAVE A BIASED PREFERENCE FOR THEIR PARENT COMPANY’S STOCK?
   Presented by: Victor Mendes, CMVM
 

Portuguese Stock Market: A Long Memory Process?
   Presented by: Sameer Rege, Universidade dos Açores
 

Financial Literacy and Portfolio Diversification
   Presented by: Margarida Abreu, ISEG-CISEP

Session 7: International 2

Session Chair: Pedro Teles, Banco de POrtugal, Univ Catolica Portuguesa, CEPR
Session type: contributed
Date: June 22, 2007
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Location: V
 

Seasonalities in Eastern Foreign Exchange Markets: a barrier to euro adoption?
   Presented by: Isabel Vieira, Universidade de Évora
 

The effect of home-biased government expenditure on productivity and welfare
   Presented by: Federico Trionfetti, IUHEI and CEPN
 

On the Relevance of Exchange Rate Regimes for Stabilization Policy
   Presented by: Pedro Teles, Banco de POrtugal, Univ Catolica Portuguesa, CEPR

Session 8: IO 2

Session Chair: Oleksandr Talavera, DIW - Berlin
Session type: contributed
Date: June 22, 2007
Time: 17:30 - 19:00
Location: VII
 

To be leader or not in a duopoly with uncertainty
   Presented by: Flavio Ferreira, ESEIG - Instituto Politecnico do Porto
 

Multi-good Firms, Spatial Differentiation and Poverty
   Presented by: Rim Lahmandi-Ayed, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie
 

Are Airlines’ Price-Setting Strategies Different?
   Presented by: Oleksandr Talavera, DIW - Berlin

Session 9: International 1

Session Chair: Armando Garcia Pires, Norges Handelshøyskole
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 11:00
Location: VI
 

Exchange Rate Pass-Through in ASEAN: Implications for the Prospects of Monetary Integration in the Region
   Presented by: Carlos Cortinhas, Economic Policies Research Unit (NIPE)
 

Trade and Gravity: Estimating trade potentials in the Euromed region
   Presented by: Juan Ruiz, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid
 

Losers, Winners and Prisoner’s Dilemma in International Subsidy Wars
   Presented by: Armando Garcia Pires, Norges Handelshøyskole

Session 10: Econometrics (time series)

Session Chair: Ricardo Ribeiro, London School of Economics
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 11:00
Location: V
 

SYSTEM GMM ESTIMATION WITH A SMALL NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS
   Presented by: Marcelo Soto, Instituto de Analisis Economico
 

A two-part fractional regression model for the capital structure decisions of micro, small, medium and large firms
   Presented by: Jacinto Silva, University of Evora
 

A New Continuous Demand Model for Market Level Data
   Presented by: Ricardo Ribeiro, London School of Economics

Session 11: Labor 1

Session Chair: Antonio Menezes, University of the Azores
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 11:00
Location: VII
 

Labor market flexibility and jobs riskiness. Substituting layoff taxes for payroll taxes in a matching model with endogenous technological choices
   Presented by: Isabelle lebon, University of Le Havre
 

The bright side of the moon: Unemployment insurance generosity and post-unemployment wages
   Presented by: Alvaro Novo, Banco de Portugal
 

Earnings Losses of Displaced Workers: Evidence from a Matched Employer-employee Data set
   Presented by: Anabela Carneiro, Universidade do Porto
 

Wage Persistence and Labour Market Institutions: An Analysis of Young European Workers
   Presented by: Antonio Menezes, University of the Azores

Session 12: Finance 2

Session Chair: Maria Luísa Rocha, University of the Azores
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 11:00
Location: VIII
 

The Effects of the Bank-Internal Ratings on the Loan Maturity
   Presented by: Nataliya Fedorenko, German Institute for Economic Research
 

The Impact of Foreign Banks Entry on Domestic Banks' Profitability in a Transition Economy
   Presented by: Oleksandr Talavera, DIW - Berlin
 

Macroeconomic Uncertainty and Bank Lending: The Case of Ukraine
   Presented by: Andriy Tsapin, National University
 

Risk Assessment Using VaR and Expected Shortfall — an Empirical Study and Investigation of Tailweight
   Presented by: Maria Luísa Rocha, University of the Azores

Session 13: invited lecture

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 11:30 - 13:00

Session 14: Finance 4

Session Chair: Vaz Ferreira, University of Coimbra
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: VII
 

Why do stock exchanges demutualize and go public?
   Presented by: Sofia Ramos, IBS-ISCTE Business School
 

Replacement investment under uncertainty: a two-factor model
   Presented by: João Oliveira, Universidade da Madeira
 

Determinants of performance of closely – held (family) firms after going public: the role of the ownership structure, economy, changes in top management, partial sale, equity concentration after the IPO and shareholders in management
   Presented by: Vaz Ferreira, University of Coimbra

Session 15: Micro 2

Session Chair: Joana Pais, ISEG
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: V
 

Discriminatory Limit Pricing
   Presented by: Cesaltina Pires, Universidade de Évora
 

The race for telecoms infrastructure investment with bypass: Can access regulation achieve the first-best?
   Presented by: Steffen Hoernig, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
 

Giving Advice and Perfect Equilibrium in Matching Markets
   Presented by: Joana Pais, ISEG

Session 16: Macro 2

Session Chair: Rui Castro, University of Montreal
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: VI
 

A Simple Business-cycle Model with Schumpeterian Features
   Presented by: Luis Costa, Technical University of Lisbon
 

The dynamics of entry and firm size: an extension to the Ramsey model
   Presented by: Paulo Brito, Technical University of Lisbon
 

Asset Pricing in a General Equilibrium Production Economy with Chew–Dekel Risk Preferences
   Presented by: Rui Castro, University of Montreal

Session 17: Spatial economics

Session Chair: Tomaz Dentinho, University of the Azores
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Location: VIII
 

Revenue-raising versus other approaches to curb urban sprawl
   Presented by: Sofia Franco, University of California-Santa Barbara
 

The Compatibility between Environmental Protection and Economic Growth
   Presented by: Yi-Chia Wang, The Australian National University
 

Economic Spatial Interaction Model for Land Use. An Application to Corvo Island
   Presented by: Tomaz Dentinho, University of the Azores

Session 18: Public Economics

Session Chair: Ana Reis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 16:30 - 18:30
Location: VII
 

Tuition fees and admission standards: how do public and private universities really compete for students?
   Presented by: Tania Oliveira, University of Leicester
 

Can we measure hospital quality from physicians' choices?
   Presented by: Matilde Machado, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

Does a Federal Country Needs Federal Transfers when it has Labor Mobility?
   Presented by: Alexandra Lopes, Dinâmia and ISCTE
 

Public Funding Of Higher Education: who gains, who looses, which distortions does it imply?
   Presented by: Ana Reis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Session 19: Labor 2

Session Chair: Pedro Portugal, Banco de Portugal
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 16:30 - 19:00
Location: VI
 

Young Employment, Job-Skill Composition and Minimum Wages: Evidence from a "Natural Experiment"
   Presented by: Joao Silva,
 

Full-time schooling, part-time schooling, and wages: returns and risks in Portugal
   Presented by: Corrado Andini, University of Madeira
 

Identifying unemployment insurance income effects with a quasi-experiment
   Presented by: Alvaro Novo, Banco de Portugal
 

The Economic Assimilation of Immigrants in the Portuguese Labour Market
   Presented by: Anabela Carneiro, Universidade do Porto
 

Increasing the Mandatory Retirement Age: Lessons from a Quasi-Natural Experiment
   Presented by: Pedro Portugal, Banco de Portugal

Session 20: IO 1

Session Chair: Rim Lahmandi-Ayed, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie
Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2007
Time: 16:30 - 18:30
Location: V
 

Market power and integrated regional markets of electricity: A simulation of the MIBEL
   Presented by: Marta Ferreira Dias, University of Warwick
 

Evaluating a mobile telecommunications merger in Portugal
   Presented by: Ricardo Cabral, University of Madeira
 

R&D investments in a duopoly model
   Presented by: Fernanda Ferreira, ESEIG - Instituto Politecnico do Porto
 

Vertical differentiation with congestion effect
   Presented by: Rim Lahmandi-Ayed, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie

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