7th RES PhD Meeting 2012

Summary of All Sessions

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#Date/TimeLocationTypeTitlePapers
1January 21, 2012
8:35-8:35
Reception invited REGISTRATION OPENS0
2January 21, 2012
9:00-10:15
EB4 contributed Social Security/Labour3
3January 21, 2012
9:00-10:15
EB4a contributed Foreign Direct Investments3
4January 21, 2012
9:00-10:15
FB1 contributed Industrial Organization3
5January 21, 2012
9:00-10:15
EB2 contributed Microeconomics3
6January 21, 2012
10:00-12:30
Oct poster Poster session13
7January 21, 2012
10:30-11:45
EB1 contributed Macro/Labour3
8January 21, 2012
10:30-11:45
FB1 contributed Macroeconomics3
9January 21, 2012
10:30-11:45
EB4a contributed Microeconomics3
10January 21, 2012
10:30-11:45
EB4 contributed Finance3
11January 21, 2012
10:30-11:45
EB2 contributed Macroeconomics/Trade3
12January 21, 2012
12:00-13:15
EB1 contributed Labour3
13January 21, 2012
12:00-13:15
EB2 contributed Microeconomics3
14January 21, 2012
12:00-13:15
EB4 contributed Econometrics2
15January 21, 2012
12:00-13:15
EB4a contributed DSGE Models3
16January 21, 2012
12:00-13:15
FB1 contributed Development2
17January 21, 2012
13:15-14:30
Oct invited LUNCH BREAK0
18January 21, 2012
14:00-16:30
Oct poster Poster session17
19January 21, 2012
14:30-15:45
EB4 contributed Finance2
20January 21, 2012
14:30-15:45
EB4a contributed Microeconomics2
21January 21, 2012
14:30-15:45
EB1 contributed Development2
22January 21, 2012
14:30-15:45
FB1 contributed Macroeconomics3
23January 21, 2012
14:30-15:45
EB2 contributed Experimental3
24January 21, 2012
16:00-17:40
EB1 contributed Political Economy4
25January 21, 2012
16:00-17:40
EB4a contributed Applied Micro4
26January 21, 2012
16:00-17:40
FB1 contributed Industrial Organization4
27January 21, 2012
16:00-17:40
EB2 contributed Macro/Finance4
28January 21, 2012
16:00-17:40
EB4 contributed Econometrics3
29January 22, 2012
9:00-10:15
EB4a contributed Public/Political Economy2
30January 22, 2012
9:00-10:15
FB1 contributed Productivity/Growth2
31January 22, 2012
9:00-10:15
EB2 contributed Finance2
32January 22, 2012
9:00-10:15
EB1 contributed Macro3
33January 22, 2012
9:00-10:15
EB4 contributed Applied Micro3
34January 22, 2012
10:00-12:30
Oct poster Poster session13
35January 22, 2012
10:30-11:45
EB2 contributed Development3
36January 22, 2012
10:30-11:45
EB4 contributed Trade3
37January 22, 2012
10:30-11:45
EB1 contributed Labour3
38January 22, 2012
10:30-11:45
EB4a contributed Microeconomics3
39January 22, 2012
10:30-11:45
FB1 contributed Macroeconomics3
40January 22, 2012
12:00-13:15
EB4a contributed Industrial Organization3
41January 22, 2012
12:00-13:15
EB4 contributed Micro/Experimental3
42January 22, 2012
12:00-13:15
FB1 contributed Macroeconomics3
43January 22, 2012
12:00-13:15
EB2 contributed Culture3
44January 22, 2012
12:00-13:15
EB1 contributed Microeconomics3
45January 22, 2012
13:15-14:30
Oct invited LUNCH BREAK0
46January 22, 2012
14:00-16:30
Oct poster Poster session7
47January 22, 2012
14:30-15:45
EB4 contributed Productivity and Growth3
48January 22, 2012
14:30-15:45
EB2 contributed Applied Micro3
49January 22, 2012
14:30-15:45
EB1 contributed Inequality2
50January 22, 2012
14:30-15:45
EB4a contributed Macroeconomics3
51January 22, 2012
14:30-15:45
FB1 contributed Culture2
52January 22, 2012
16:00-17:40
EB1 contributed Applied Micro4
53January 22, 2012
16:00-17:40
EB2 contributed Econometrics4
54January 22, 2012
16:00-17:40
EB4A contributed Banking3
55January 22, 2012
16:00-17:40
EB4 contributed International Macro3
56January 22, 2012
16:00-17:40
FB1 contributed Labour3
 

56 sessions, 193 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

7th RES PhD Meeting 2012

Complete List of All Sessions


  Session 1: REGISTRATION OPENS

Session type: invited
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 8:35 - 8:35
Location: Reception

  Session 2: Social Security/Labour

Session Chair: Jan Sauermann, Maastricht University
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:15
Location: EB4
 

Severance Pay or Pension Funds?
   Presented by: Devis Geron, University of Padova
 

A probabilistic voting of social security: the role of myopic agents
   Presented by: Xue Wen, DEFAP, Catholic University of Milan
 

The Effects of Training on Own and Co-Worker Productivity: Evidence from a Field Experiment
   Presented by: Jan Sauermann, Maastricht University

  Session 3: Foreign Direct Investments

Session Chair: Cagatay Bircan, University of Michigan
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:15
Location: EB4a
 

The role of the Intellectual Property Rights in the relation between Foreign Direct Investment and Growth
   Presented by: Mila Kashcheeva, Clemson University
 

Foreign Direct Investment and Export Upgrading
   Presented by: Torfinn Harding, Department of Economics, University of Oxford
 

Optimal Degree of Foreign Ownership Under Uncertainty
   Presented by: Cagatay Bircan, University of Michigan

  Session 4: Industrial Organization

Session Chair: Carlos Cañon, Toulouse School of Economics
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:15
Location: FB1
 

Can Access Price Indexation Promote Efficient Investment in Next Generation Networks?
   Presented by: David Henriques, NYU-Stern and NOVA-SBE
 

Separation of Ownership and Control: Delegation as a Commitment Device
   Presented by: Aristotelis Boukouras, Courant Research Centre Poverty Equity and Growth
 

Matching & Information Provision by One-Sided and Two-Sided Platforms
   Presented by: Carlos Cañon, Toulouse School of Economics

  Session 5: Microeconomics

Session Chair: Oliver Walker, London School of Economics
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:15
Location: EB2
 

The Fog of Fraud - Mitigating Fraud by Strategic Ambiguity
   Presented by: Matthias Lang, Max Planck Institute
 

Agreeing to disagree: a syntactic approach
   Presented by: Bassel Tarbush, University of Oxford
 

Reasoning about Unawareness: A Decision Theoretic Account
   Presented by: Oliver Walker, London School of Economics

  Session 6: Poster session

Session type: poster
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Location: Oct
 

ON LOSS FUNCTIONS AND RANKING FORECASTING PERFORMANCES OF MULTIVARIATE VOLATILITY MODELS
   Presented by: Francesco Violante, Maastricht University
 

The analysis of stochastic volatility in the presence of daily realised measures
   Presented by: Marcel Scharth, VU University Amsterdam
 

Endogenous trade restrictions and firms’ pricing behaviour
   Presented by: Laura Rovegno, Université catholique de Louvain
 

The Effects of Structural Breaks in Mean on Differenced and System GMM Panel Estimations
   Presented by: rosen Chowdhury, university of dundee
 

Trade in secured debt, adjustment in haircuts and international portfolios
   Presented by: Tommaso Trani, The Graduate Institute | Geneva
 

The Dual Role of Intellectual Property Rights under Imitation and Innovation Driven Development
   Presented by: Monique Newiak, University of Munich (LMU)
 

Intellectual Property Rights Induced Trade
   Presented by: Juan Bernal Uribe, Toulouse School of Economics
 

The Effect of Social Safety Net Programs on the Calorie Consumption of Poor Households in Bangladesh: an Application of Regression Discontinuity Design
   Presented by: Mohammad Rahman, The University of Manchester
 

Price expectations and price dynamics: the case of the rice sector in developing Asia
   Presented by: Thomas BARRE, University of Paris Pantheon Sorbonne
 

International Trade and Productivity: Firm-Level Evidence from Ukraine
   Presented by: Yevgeniya Shevtsova, University of York
 

The role of Diaspora in attracting Indian Outward FDI
   Presented by: Mazhar Mughal, Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour
 

Does industry concentration matter for pollution haven effects?
   Presented by: Svetlana Batrakova, University College Dublin (UCD)
 

New Business Start-ups and the Business Cycle.
   Presented by: Ali Moghaddasi Kelishomi, University of Essex

  Session 7: Macro/Labour

Session Chair: Christian Siegel, LSE
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: EB1
 

Assortative Matching, Search and Discrimination
   Presented by: Linas Tarasonis, Paris School of Economics
 

Abortions and Inequality
   Presented by: Georgi Kocharkov, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

Female Employment and Fertility - The Effects of Rising Female Wages
   Presented by: Christian Siegel, LSE

  Session 8: Macroeconomics

Session Chair: Sophie Osotimehin, Paris School of Economics, CREST
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: FB1
 

Lumpy investment in sticky information general equilibrium
   Presented by: Fabio Verona, Goethe University Frankfurt
 

Resource extraction, capital accumulation and time horizon
   Presented by: Daniel Spiro, Stockholm University
 

Aggregate productivity and the allocation of resources over the business cycle
   Presented by: Sophie Osotimehin, Paris School of Economics, CREST

  Session 9: Microeconomics

Session Chair: Michal Krol, The University of Manchester
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: EB4a
 

Are "Gangstas" Peacocks? Trust and Cooperation in Illicit Markets
   Presented by: Andrew Mell, Nuffield College
 

Recruitment to Organised Crime
   Presented by: Iain Long, London School of Economics
 

Games as Social Conventions
   Presented by: Michal Krol, The University of Manchester

  Session 10: Finance

Session Chair: Thomas Schelkle, London School of Economics
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: EB4
 

Housing and equity bubbles: Are they contagious to REITs?
   Presented by: Ogonna Nneji, University of Reading
 

Mortgage Securitization: The Good, the Bad, or the Irrelevant?
   Presented by: Gang (Nathan) Dong, Rutgers University
 

Mortgage Default during the U.S. Mortgage Crisis
   Presented by: Thomas Schelkle, London School of Economics

  Session 11: Macroeconomics/Trade

Session Chair: Kun Tian, Cardiff Business School
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: EB2
 

Quota as a Sorting Machine: Quantity Restrictions and Price Adjustments of Chinese Textile Exports to the U.S.
   Presented by: Zheng Wang, University of Nottingham
 

Heterogeneous Price Setting Behaviour and Macrodata Analysis of DSGE Models
   Presented by: Peng Zhou, Cardiff University
 

Frequency, Hazard Function, and Distribution Across Firms
   Presented by: Kun Tian, Cardiff Business School

  Session 12: Labour

Session Chair: Rosa Sanchis-Guarner, London School of Economics & SERC
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: EB1
 

High Wage Workers and High Wage Peers
   Presented by: Michele Battisti, Simon Fraser University
 

Wealth Shocks and Health Outcomes: Evidence from Stock Market Fluctuations
   Presented by: Hannes Schwandt, University Pompeu Fabra
 

Driving up Wages: The Effects of Road Improvements in Great Britain
   Presented by: Rosa Sanchis-Guarner, London School of Economics & SERC

  Session 13: Microeconomics

Session Chair: Abhishek Ranjan, University of Paris1, Pantheon-Sorbonne
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: EB2
 

Self-Commitment-Institutions and Cooperation in Overlapping Generations Games
   Presented by: Alessia Russo, University of Modena and Reggio-Emilia
 

Why are Small Firms More Likely to Use Convertible Debt?
   Presented by: ming jin jiang, unverisidad de carlos III
 

Existence of financial equilibrium in a multi-period economy with restricted participation
   Presented by: Abhishek Ranjan, University of Paris1, Pantheon-Sorbonne

  Session 14: Econometrics

Session Chair: Claudia Foroni, European University Institute
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: EB4
 

Using Invalid Instruments on Purpose: Focused Moment Selection and Averaging for GMM
   Presented by: Francis DiTraglia, Cambridge University
 

The Use of Mixed-Frequency Data to Identify Structural Models
   Presented by: Claudia Foroni, European University Institute

  Session 15: DSGE Models

Session Chair: Christoph Gortz, University of Nottingham
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: EB4a
 

On the nature of the financial system in the Euro Area: a Bayesian DSGE approach
   Presented by: Stefania Villa, Birkbeck College, University of London
 

Coordination Failure and the Financial Accelerator
   Presented by: Oliver de Groot, University of Cambridge
 

News and Financial Intermediation in Aggregate Fluctuations
   Presented by: Christoph Gortz, University of Nottingham

  Session 16: Development

Session Chair: Melinda Vigh, VU University Amsterdam
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: FB1
 

Why Is African Urbanization Di erent? Evidence from Resource Exports in Ghana and Ivory Coast
   Presented by: Remi Jedwab, London School of Economics / PSE
 

Effectiveness of Large Scale Water and Sanitation Interventions: the One Million Initiative in Mozambique
   Presented by: Melinda Vigh, VU University Amsterdam

  Session 17: LUNCH BREAK

Session type: invited
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 13:15 - 14:30
Location: Oct

  Session 18: Poster session

Session type: poster
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 16:30
Location: Oct
 

Growth Driven Financial Crises and Cycles
   Presented by: Hiroshi Ochiai, University of Nottingham
 

Oil Price Shocks and the Structural Stability of the New Keynesian Phillips Curve with Evolving Trend In‡ation
   Presented by: Somayeh Mardaneh, University of Leicester
 

Short Sale Constraints and the Likelihood of Crashes and Bubbles
   Presented by: Arne Klein, Westphalian Wilhelminian University of Muenster
 

Compulsory Rating and Proportional Retention in the Securitization Market
   Presented by: Brian Coulter, University of Oxford
 

Illiquidity, Fire-sales and Capital Structure
   Presented by: Afrasiab Mirza, Queen's University
 

Devaluation Size and Correlated Variables
   Presented by: Gulnihal Mahmutoglu Aksoy, UCD
 

The Health Consequences of the Mozambican Civil War: an Anthropometric Approach
   Presented by: Patrick Domingues, University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
 

Underwriting and the role of banking sector: theoretical model and empirical results for US economy of 1960-2000
   Presented by: Kateryna Onishchenko, Cardiff Business School
 

Business Taxes and the Electoral Cycle
   Presented by: Dirk Foremny, University of Bonn
 

A Carbon Tax Credit Policy in the Presence of Technological Spillovers
   Presented by: Amanda Spisto, University of Rome Tor Vergata
 

Education and Social Mobility: Can Democracy Promote Redistribution?
   Presented by: Andreza Lucas,
 

Is conformism desirable? Network effects, location choice, and social welfare.
   Presented by: Luca Savorelli, University of Bologna
 

Can Foreign Health Assistance Reduce the Medical Brain Drain?
   Presented by: Yasser Moullan, University of Paris 1
 

"What Determines Post-Compulsory Educational Choice? Evidence from the Longitudinal Survey of Young People in England"
   Presented by: Javier Valbuena, Univeristy of Kent
 

Birth Order and Child Outcomes: Does Maternal Quality Time Matter?
   Presented by: Sarah Grace See, University of Bologna
 

“Like” is Money! Restaurants’ and Travel Agencies’ Chances to become Stars on Facebook
   Presented by: Codrin Chiru, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
                         Stela Ciuchete, Bucharest Acedemy of Economic Studies
 

Local human capital and its impact on local employment chances in Britain
   Presented by: Ioannis Kaplanis, Universitat Rovira i Virgili and London School of Economics

  Session 19: Finance

Session Chair: Manasa Patnam, University of Cambridge
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: EB4
 

Internal Governance, Security Price and Firm Dynamics
   Presented by: Kaipichit Ruengsrichaiya, EDHEC
 

CORPORATE NETWORKS AND PEER EFFECTS IN FIRM POLICIES: EVIDENCE FROM INDIA
   Presented by: Manasa Patnam, University of Cambridge

  Session 20: Microeconomics

Session Chair: Jan Zapal, London School of Economics
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: EB4a
 

Reputation with Endogenous Information
   Presented by: Daniel García, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

Explicit and implicit status-quo determination in dynamic bargaining: Theory and application to FOMC directive
   Presented by: Jan Zapal, London School of Economics

  Session 21: Development

Session Chair: Luke Miner, London School of Economics
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: EB1
 

Law and Identity Manipulation: evidence from Colonial Punjab.
   Presented by: Guilhem Cassan, London School of Economics
 

The Unintended Consequences of Internet Diffusion: Evidence from Malaysia
   Presented by: Luke Miner, London School of Economics

  Session 22: Macroeconomics

Session Chair: Sergio Sola, Graduate Institute of International Studies
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: FB1
 

Optimal Simple Monetary and Fiscal Rules under Limited Asset Market Participation
   Presented by: Giorgio Motta, University of Milano-Bicocca
 

A Producer Theory with Business Risks
   Presented by: Seong-Hoon Kim, University of St Andrews
 

Fiscal Policy, Interest Rates and Risk Premia in Open Economy
   Presented by: Sergio Sola, Graduate Institute of International Studies
                         Salvatore Dell'erba, Graduate Institute, Geneva

  Session 23: Experimental

Session Chair: Roel van Veldhuizen, University of Amsterdam
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: EB2
 

Nudging with Information: a Randomized Field Experiment on Reminders and Feedback
   Presented by: Mattia Nardotto, ENST ParisTech
 

An Experimental Investigation of Employment Protection and Labor Substitutability
   Presented by: Mark Bernard, Stockholm School of Economics
 

Bribery and the Fair Salary Hypothesis in the Lab
   Presented by: Roel van Veldhuizen, University of Amsterdam

  Session 24: Political Economy

Session Chair: Victoria Brosi, University of York
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: EB1
 

An analysis of mixed member proportional rule from an aggregation perspective - A case study of the German parliamentary election system
   Presented by: Victoria Brosi, University of York
 

The role of ethnic diversity and income distribution in the formation of political coalition
   Presented by: Fusako Tsuchimoto, CERGE-EI
 

Political budget cycles in the European Union and the impact of political pressures
   Presented by: Georgios Efthyvoulou, University of Birmingham
 

Political Accountability and Real Authority of Government Bureaucracy
   Presented by: Marina Dodlova, University Paris Ouest Nanterre

  Session 25: Applied Micro

Session Chair: Yarine Fawaz, European University Institute
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: EB4a
 

Good Donors or Good Recipients? A Repeated Moral Hazard Model of Aid Allocation
   Presented by: Alessia Isopi, University of Manchester
 

Advertising expenditure and consumer prices
   Presented by: Ferdinand Rauch, LSE
 

Anticipatory Ex Ante Moral Hazard and the Effect of Medicare on Prevention
   Presented by: Laure de Preux, University of York / LSE
 

Claiming Social Security Benefits Early to Retire Later
   Presented by: Yarine Fawaz, European University Institute

  Session 26: Industrial Organization

Session Chair: Jiangli DOU, Toulouse School of Economics
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: FB1
 

Input price discrimination with different routes to market
   Presented by: Kadambari Prasad, Nuffield College , University of Oxford
 

Middlemen, Bargaining and Price Information: Is Knowledge Power?
   Presented by: Tara Mitchell, LSE
 

Outsourcing versus Vertical Integration: A Dynamic Model of Industry Equilibrium.
   Presented by: Roman Fossati, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

Multi-homing, Product Differentiation and Competition
   Presented by: Jiangli DOU, Toulouse School of Economics

  Session 27: Macro/Finance

Session Chair: Jochen Guentner, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: EB2
 

A diversity of agents in a New Keynesian model: monetary policy with technology and cost-push shocks
   Presented by: Giulia Piccillo, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
 

A Model of Credit Frictions in an Uncertain Environment
   Presented by: Dennis Tatarkov, University of Oxford
 

Imperfect Knowledge about Asset Prices and Credit Cycles
   Presented by: Pei Kuang, University of Frankfurt and University of Mannheim
 

A model of aggregate excess reserves and the federal funds market
   Presented by: Jochen Guentner, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

  Session 28: Econometrics

Session Chair: Marian Vavra, University of London
Session type: contributed
Date: January 21, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: EB4
 

Specification Search for Growth Model: A Dynamic Space-Time Framework
   Presented by: Monalisa Sen, University of Illinois at UC
 

FINITE SAMPLE PERFORMANCE OF SMALL VERSUS LARGE SCALE DYNAMIC FACTOR MODELS
   Presented by: ROCIO ALVAREZ ARANDA, UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE
 

Testing Normality in Time Series
   Presented by: Marian Vavra, University of London

  Session 29: Public/Political Economy

Session Chair: Ece Handan Guleryuz, Florida International University
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:15
Location: EB4a
 

Democracy and Resilient Pro-Social Behavioral Change: An Experimental Study
   Presented by: Kenju Kamei, Brown University
 

Political Conflict, Natural Resource Abundance and Human Capital
   Presented by: Ece Handan Guleryuz, Florida International University

  Session 30: Productivity/Growth

Session Chair: Radoslaw Stefanski, University of Oxford
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:15
Location: FB1
 

Failure to Launch? The Role of Land Inequality in Transition Delays
   Presented by: Ioanna Stylianou, University Of Cyprus
 

Windfalls, Structural Transformation and Specialization
   Presented by: Radoslaw Stefanski, University of Oxford
                         Karlygash Kuralbayeva, University of Oxford

  Session 31: Finance

Session Chair: Dooruj Rambaccussing, university of Exeter
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:15
Location: EB2
 

TDCC GARCH modeling of Volatilities and Correlations of Emerging Stock Markets
   Presented by: Thanh Le, University of Birmingham
 

Modeling the Persistence in Expected Returns
   Presented by: Dooruj Rambaccussing, university of Exeter

  Session 32: Macro

Session Chair: Banu Demir, University of Oxford
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:15
Location: EB1
 

Firm age, business cycles and aggregate labor market dynamics
   Presented by: Petr Sedlacek, Universiteit van Amsterdam
 

Job-to-Job Mobility and Wage Inequality: A Quantitative Assessment
   Presented by: Susanne Forstner, European University Institute
 

Trading Tasks and Quality
   Presented by: Banu Demir, University of Oxford

  Session 33: Applied Micro

Session Chair: Aynur Alptekin, University of Surrey
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 9:00 - 10:15
Location: EB4
 

Decentralization as a way to avoid secessionist conflict: the case of interregional inequality
   Presented by: Sabine Flamand, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
 

Incentive Schemes for Local Government : Theory and Evidence from Comprehensive Performance Assessment in England
   Presented by: Francesco Porcelli, University of Warwick
 

Property Rights, Inequality and Conflict
   Presented by: Aynur Alptekin, University of Surrey

  Session 34: Poster session

Session type: poster
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Location: Oct
 

The Implications of Changing Employment Protection: Evaluating the 1999 UK Unfair Dismissal Reform}
   Presented by: Veronica Toffolutti, University of Padua
 

Does competition induce hiring equity? Evidence from the French retail sector
   Presented by: Clémence Berson, Paris School of Economics
 

Economic Development and Family Structure: from Pater Familias to the Nuclear Family
   Presented by: Luca Pensieroso, IRES - Université catholique de Louvain
 

Do large departments make academics more productive? Agglomeration and peer effects in research
   Presented by: Clément Bosquet, Sciences Po and Aix-Marseille U.
 

Effect of Mergers and Acquisitions on CEO Turnover in Large Firms and SMES: A Hazard Analysis
   Presented by: Swarnodeep HomRoy, Lancaster University
 

Minimum wages and gender pay gaps. Evidence from the UK and Ireland
   Presented by: Karina Doorley, CEPS/INSTEAD
 

Real wages, wage inequality and the regional cost of living in the uk
   Presented by: Cinzia Rienzo, Sussex
 

Childhood Sporting Activities and Adult Labour-Market Outcomes
   Presented by: Charlotte Cabane, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
 

Currency Misalignment from an Exchange Market Pressure Perspective
   Presented by: Amangeldi Kenjegaliev, University of Leicester
 

The Relationship between Immigration Status and Crime - Evidence from the British Crime Survey
   Presented by: Georgios Papadopoulos, University of East Anglia
 

Does corporate taxation affect cross-country firm leverage?
   Presented by: Antonio De Socio, Bank of Italy; University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
 

Who Pays for Occupational Pensions?
   Presented by: Ola Vestad, Frisch Centre
 

The Validity of Wagner's Law in Greece during the last 2 centuries
   Presented by: Dimitrios Paparas, University of East London

  Session 35: Development

Session Chair: Simon Franklin, Oxford University
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: EB2
 

Enabled to Work? The Impact of Housing Subsidies on Slum Dwellers in South Africa
   Presented by: Simon Franklin, Oxford University
 

Public Infrastructure and Productivity in Australia: Evidence from a Panel Cointegration Approach
   Presented by: Amani Elnasri, University of New South Wales
 

Public Good Provision in Indian Rural Areas: the Returns to Collective Action by Microfinance Groups
   Presented by: Lore Vandewalle, FUNDP

  Session 36: Trade

Session Chair: Mathieu Parenti, Paris School of Economics - Université Paris 1
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: EB4
 

Estimating the effects of containerization on world trade
   Presented by: Zouheir El-Sahli, University of Nottingham
 

Trade and the Pattern of European Imperialism, 1492-1970
   Presented by: Roberto Bonfatti, Oxford University
 

International Trade: David and Goliath
   Presented by: Mathieu Parenti, Paris School of Economics - Université Paris 1

  Session 37: Labour

Session Chair: Frauke Peter, DIW
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: EB1
 

Random or Referral hiring: when social connections matter
   Presented by: Catia Nicodemo, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
 

Stated Preference Analysis of Full and Partial Retirement in the United States
   Presented by: TUNGA KANTARCI, Tilburg University
 

Trick or treat? Maternal involuntary job loss and children's non-cognitive skills
   Presented by: Frauke Peter, DIW

  Session 38: Microeconomics

Session Chair: Francesco Sobbrio, IMT Lucca
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: EB4a
 

Unionisation Structure and Product Innovation
   Presented by: Debasmita Basak, University of Nottingham
 

The Value of Medical Diagnosis: Why People Reject Medical Information
   Presented by: Markus Fels, University of Bonn
 

A Citizen-Editors Model of News Media
   Presented by: Francesco Sobbrio, IMT Lucca

  Session 39: Macroeconomics

Session Chair: Sabine Eschenhof-Kammer, Darmstadt University of Technology
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:45
Location: FB1
 

Applying perturbation analysis to dynamic optimal tax problems
   Presented by: Charles Brendon, Oxford University
 

Efficient Risk Sharing with Limited Commitment and Hidden Saving
   Presented by: Sarolta Laczo, UCLA
 

Optimal Fiscal Policy Under Commitment with Direct versus Indirect Taxes in an EMU Model
   Presented by: Sabine Eschenhof-Kammer, Darmstadt University of Technology

  Session 40: Industrial Organization

Session Chair: Panayiotis Agisilaou, University of East Anglia
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: EB4a
 

Vertical integration and foreclosure strategies in bilateral oligopoly.
   Presented by: Lorenzo Clementi, Université Libre de Bruxelles
 

24/7
   Presented by: Miguel Flores, University of Leicester
 

Keep to sustain or keep to exploit? Why firms keep hard evidence
   Presented by: Panayiotis Agisilaou, University of East Anglia

  Session 41: Micro/Experimental

Session Chair: Karen Khachatryan, Stockholm School of Economics
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: EB4
 

Fatal Attraction: A More Powerful Test of Level-k
   Presented by: David Rojo Arjona, University of East Anglia
 

Wishful Thinking
   Presented by: Guy Mayraz, University of Oxford
 

Gender Differences in Preferences at a Young Age: Experimental Evidence from Armenia
   Presented by: Karen Khachatryan, Stockholm School of Economics

  Session 42: Macroeconomics

Session Chair: Lorant Kaszab, Cardiff Business School
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: FB1
 

Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships
   Presented by: Giovanni Melina, Birkbeck College, University of London
 

Expectations and Fluctuations: The Role of Monetary Policy
   Presented by: Michael Rousakis, University of Warwick
 

Some Further Important Determinants of Fiscal Multipliers in New Keynesian Models
   Presented by: Lorant Kaszab, Cardiff Business School

  Session 43: Culture

Session Chair: Annalisa Marini, University of Bristol
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: EB2
 

The Impact of Marital Anticipation on Female's Education: Theory and Evidence from Nepal.
   Presented by: Ram Mainali, City University
 

Why female genital cutting persists
   Presented by: Natascha Wagner, Grad. Institute of Int. & Dev. Studies
 

Cultural Beliefs and Individual Identity: Estimating a Social Interactions Model on US Data
   Presented by: Annalisa Marini, University of Bristol

  Session 44: Microeconomics

Session Chair: Dragan Jovanovic, DICE/University of Duesseldorf
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:15
Location: EB1
 

Dynamic Procurement, Costly Bidding and Bankruptcy Risk
   Presented by: Malin Arve, Toulouse School of Economics and University of Mannheim
 

Motivating Information Acquisition in Strategic Settings
   Presented by: Andres Zambrano, UCLA
 

Partial Public Ownership and Managerial Incentives
   Presented by: Dragan Jovanovic, DICE/University of Duesseldorf

  Session 45: LUNCH BREAK

Session type: invited
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 13:15 - 14:30
Location: Oct

  Session 46: Poster session

Session type: poster
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 16:30
Location: Oct
 

Parallel characterizations of a generalized Shapley value and a generalized Banzhaf value for cooperative games with levels structure of cooperation
   Presented by: Mikel Álvarez-Mozos, University of Santiago de Compostela
 

Does the use of mobile phones and radios reduce transactions costs and enhance participation in agricultural markets? Household evidence from northern Ghana
   Presented by: Giacomo Zanello, University of Reading
 

Does Co-authorship Lead to Higher Academic Productivity?
   Presented by: Lorenzo Ductor, Universidad de Alicante
 

What motivates industry agglomeration?
   Presented by: Emma Howard, Trinity College, Dublin
 

Forecasting aggregate productivity using information from firm-level data
   Presented by: Zoltan Wolf, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
 

Generous Behavior: An Unconventional Application of the Theory of Costly Signaling
   Presented by: Sascha Mohr, University of Edinburgh
 

THE COST OF ACTING "GIRLY": GENDER STEREOTYPES AND EDUCATIONAL CHOICES
   Presented by: Marta Favara, University of Essex

  Session 47: Productivity and Growth

Session Chair: Eugenia Vella, Athens University of Economics and Business
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: EB4
 

Does exporting increase productivity? Evidence from India
   Presented by: Megha Mukim, London School of Economics
 

How do misalignment's threshold affect economic growth?
   Presented by: Audrey Sallenave, Paris Ouest Nanterre la Defense
 

On the Productivity Effects of Public Capital Maintenance: Evidence from U.S. States
   Presented by: Eugenia Vella, Athens University of Economics and Business

  Session 48: Applied Micro

Session Chair: Uih Ran Lee, Royal Holloway, University of London
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: EB2
 

Targets of Violence: Evidence from India's Naxalite Conflict
   Presented by: Oliver Vanden Eynde, LSE
 

Armed conflict and terrorism as determinants of foreign aid
   Presented by: Piotr Lis, University of Bristol
 

US Military Casualties in Iraq and Public Opinion
   Presented by: Uih Ran Lee, Royal Holloway, University of London

  Session 49: Inequality

Session Chair: Maëlys de la Rupelle, University of Namur
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: EB1
 

Racial Fragmentation, Income Inequality and Social Capital Formation. New Evidence from the US
   Presented by: Andrea Tesei, Universitat Pomepu Fabra
 

Inequality Persistence and Revolution: What can we learn from the Long March in China?
   Presented by: Maëlys de la Rupelle, University of Namur

  Session 50: Macroeconomics

Session Chair: Antonio Mele, University of Oxford and Nuffield College
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: EB4a
 

Learning, Forecasting and Optimizing: an Experimental Study
   Presented by: Te Bao, University of Amsterdam
 

Using Survey Data on Inflation Expectations in the Estimation of Learning and Rational Expectations Models
   Presented by: Arturo Ormeno, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - University of Amsterdam
 

The suboptimality of commitment equilibrium when agents are learning
   Presented by: Antonio Mele, University of Oxford and Nuffield College

  Session 51: Culture

Session Chair: Bryony Reich, University of Cambridge
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 15:45
Location: FB1
 

Living in the Garden of Eden: Mineral Resources Foster Individualism
   Presented by: Marc Sangnier, Paris School of Economics
 

Culture, Community and Segregation
   Presented by: Bryony Reich, University of Cambridge

  Session 52: Applied Micro

Session Chair: Plamen Nikolov, Harvard University
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: EB1
 

What Does Market Structure Reveal? Empirical Evidence from the US Airline Industry
   Presented by: Giovanni Tabacco, University of East Anglia
 

Identity Theft and Consumer Payment Choice: Does Security Really Matter?
   Presented by: Jose Linares-Zegarra, University of St Andrews
 

Emigration and Wages: The EU Enlargement Experiment
   Presented by: Benjamin Elsner, Trinity College Dublin
 

Does AIDS Treatment Stimulate Negative Behavioral Response? A Field Experiment in South Africa.
   Presented by: Plamen Nikolov, Harvard University

  Session 53: Econometrics

Session Chair: Shin Kanaya, University of Oxford
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: EB2
 

'Til Death Do Us Part? Nonparametric Tests of Intrahousehold Commitment
   Presented by: Abi Adams, University of Oxford
 

Bias Reduction in GARCH Panels, with an Application to Hedge Fund Returns
   Presented by: Cavit Pakel, University of Oxford
 

Multiple Breaks in Long Memory Time Series
   Presented by: Heiko Rachinger, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

A Nonparametric Test for Stationarity in Continuous-Time Markov Processes
   Presented by: Shin Kanaya, University of Oxford

  Session 54: Banking

Session Chair: Paul Youdell, University of Warwick
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: EB4A
 

Banking across Borders
   Presented by: Friederike Niepmann, European University Institute
 

Financing Bidders in Bankruptcy and Takeover Auctions
   Presented by: Vladimir Vladimirov, Goethe University Frankfurt and London School of Economics
 

The Failure Of Bank Modules As A Containment Response To Financial Contagion:A Benchmark Result Derived Using A Partition Approach
   Presented by: Paul Youdell, University of Warwick

  Session 55: International Macro

Session Chair: Weiwei Yin, Bocconi University
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: EB4
 

Firm Productivity and the Current Account: One Country with Two Financial Markets
   Presented by: Jiaqian (Jack) CHEN, LSE
 

Markov-switching Monetary Policy in a two-country DSGE Model
   Presented by: Konstantinos Mavromatis, University of Warwick and WBS
 

Macroeconomic Fundamentals and Exchange Rate Dynamics: A No-Arbitrage Multi-Country Model
   Presented by: Weiwei Yin, Bocconi University

  Session 56: Labour

Session Chair: Damiaan Persyn, Faculty of Economics and Business, K.U.Leuven
Session type: contributed
Date: January 22, 2012
Time: 16:00 - 17:40
Location: FB1
 

Directed Search with Endogenous Capacity
   Presented by: Mats Godenhielm, University of Helsinki
 

An Outcome of Free Labour Supply: Effect of Volunteer Work on Mortality. A Natural Experiment using Earthquake Shocks in Japan.
   Presented by: Yu Aoki, University of Warwick
 

Union Wage Demands with Footloose Firms and Agglomeration Forces
   Presented by: Damiaan Persyn, Faculty of Economics and Business, K.U.Leuven
 

56 sessions, 193 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Disscussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Adams, AbiP53
2Agisilaou, PanayiotisC40, P40
3Alptekin, AynurC33, P33
4ALVAREZ ARANDA, ROCIOP28
5Aoki, YuP56
6Arve, MalinP44
7Álvarez-Mozos, MikelP46
8Bao, TeP50
9BARRE, ThomasP6
10Basak, DebasmitaP38
11Batrakova, SvetlanaP6
12Battisti, MicheleP12
13Bernal Uribe, JuanP6
14Bernard, MarkP23
15Berson, ClémenceP34
16Bircan, CagatayC3, P3
17Bonfatti, RobertoP36
18Bosquet, ClémentP34
19Boukouras, AristotelisP4
20Brendon, CharlesP39
21Brosi, VictoriaC24, P24
22Cañon, CarlosC4, P4
23Cabane, CharlotteP34
24Cassan, GuilhemP21
25CHEN, Jiaqian (Jack)P55
26Chiru, CodrinP18
27Chowdhury, rosenP6
28Ciuchete, StelaP18
29Clementi, LorenzoP40
30Coulter, BrianP18
31de Groot, OliverP15
32de la Rupelle, MaëlysC49, P49
33de Preux, LaureP25
34De Socio, AntonioP34
35Dell'erba, SalvatoreP22
36Demir, BanuC32, P32
37DiTraglia, FrancisP14
38Dodlova, MarinaP24
39Domingues, PatrickP18
40Dong, Gang (Nathan)P10
41Doorley, KarinaP34
42DOU, JiangliC26, P26
43Ductor, LorenzoP46
44Efthyvoulou, GeorgiosP24
45El-Sahli, ZouheirP36
46Elnasri, AmaniP35
47Elsner, BenjaminP52
48Eschenhof-Kammer, SabineC39, P39
49Favara, MartaP46
50Fawaz, YarineC25, P25
51Fels, MarkusP38
52Flamand, SabineP33
53Flores, MiguelP40
54Foremny, DirkP18
55Foroni, ClaudiaC14, P14
56Forstner, SusanneP32
57Fossati, RomanP26
58Franklin, SimonC35, P35
59García, DanielP20
60Geron, DevisP2
61Godenhielm, MatsP56
62Gortz, ChristophC15, P15
63Guentner, JochenC27, P27
64Guleryuz, Ece HandanC29, P29
65Harding, TorfinnP3
66Henriques, DavidP4
67HomRoy, SwarnodeepP34
68Howard, EmmaP46
69Isopi, AlessiaP25
70Jedwab, RemiP16
71jiang, ming jinP13
72Jovanovic, DraganC44, P44
73Kamei, KenjuP29
74Kanaya, ShinC53, P53
75KANTARCI, TUNGAP37
76Kaplanis, IoannisP18
77Kashcheeva, MilaP3
78Kaszab, LorantC42, P42
79Kenjegaliev, AmangeldiP34
80Khachatryan, KarenC41, P41
81Kim, Seong-HoonP22
82Klein, ArneP18
83Kocharkov, GeorgiP7
84Krol, MichalC9, P9
85Kuang, PeiP27
86Kuralbayeva, KarlygashP30
87Laczo, SaroltaP39
88Lang, MatthiasP5
89Le, ThanhP31
90Lee, Uih RanC48, P48
91Linares-Zegarra, JoseP52
92Lis, PiotrP48
93Long, IainP9
94Lucas, AndrezaP18
95Mahmutoglu Aksoy, GulnihalP18
96Mainali, RamP43
97Mardaneh, SomayehP18
98Marini, AnnalisaC43, P43
99Mavromatis, KonstantinosP55
100Mayraz, GuyP41
101Mele, AntonioC50, P50
102Melina, GiovanniP42
103Mell, AndrewP9
104Miner, LukeC21, P21
105Mirza, AfrasiabP18
106Mitchell, TaraP26
107Moghaddasi Kelishomi, AliP6
108Mohr, SaschaP46
109Motta, GiorgioP22
110Moullan, YasserP18
111Mughal, MazharP6
112Mukim, MeghaP47
113Nardotto, MattiaP23
114Newiak, MoniqueP6
115Nicodemo, CatiaP37
116Niepmann, FriederikeP54
117Nikolov, PlamenC52, P52
118Nneji, OgonnaP10
119Ochiai, HiroshiP18
120Onishchenko, KaterynaP18
121Ormeno, ArturoP50
122Osotimehin, SophieC8, P8
123Pakel, CavitP53
124Papadopoulos, GeorgiosP34
125Paparas, DimitriosP34
126Parenti, MathieuC36, P36
127Patnam, ManasaC19, P19
128Pensieroso, LucaP34
129Persyn, DamiaanC56, P56
130Peter, FraukeC37, P37
131Piccillo, GiuliaP27
132Porcelli, FrancescoP33
133Prasad, KadambariP26
134Rachinger, HeikoP53
135Rahman, MohammadP6
136Rambaccussing, DoorujC31, P31
137Ranjan, AbhishekC13, P13
138Rauch, FerdinandP25
139Reich, BryonyC51, P51
140Rienzo, CinziaP34
141Rojo Arjona, DavidP41
142Rousakis, MichaelP42
143Rovegno, LauraP6
144Ruengsrichaiya, KaipichitP19
145Russo, AlessiaP13
146Sallenave, AudreyP47
147Sanchis-Guarner, RosaC12, P12
148Sangnier, MarcP51
149Sauermann, JanC2, P2
150Savorelli, LucaP18
151Scharth, MarcelP6
152Schelkle, ThomasP10, C10
153Schwandt, HannesP12
154Sedlacek, PetrP32
155See, Sarah GraceP18
156Sen, MonalisaP28
157Shevtsova, YevgeniyaP6
158Siegel, ChristianC7, P7
159Sobbrio, FrancescoC38, P38
160Sola, SergioC22, P22
161Spiro, DanielP8
162Spisto, AmandaP18
163Stefanski, RadoslawC30, P30
164Stylianou, IoannaP30
165Tabacco, GiovanniP52
166Tarasonis, LinasP7
167Tarbush, BasselP5
168Tatarkov, DennisP27
169Tesei, AndreaP49
170Tian, KunC11, P11
171Toffolutti, VeronicaP34
172Trani, TommasoP6
173Tsuchimoto, FusakoP24
174Valbuena, JavierP18
175van Veldhuizen, RoelC23, P23
176Vanden Eynde, OliverP48
177Vandewalle, LoreP35
178Vavra, MarianC28, P28
179Vella, EugeniaC47, P47
180Verona, FabioP8
181Vestad, OlaP34
182Vigh, MelindaC16, P16
183Villa, StefaniaP15
184Violante, FrancescoP6
185Vladimirov, VladimirP54
186Wagner, NataschaP43
187Walker, OliverC5, P5
188Wang, ZhengP11
189Wen, XueP2
190Wolf, ZoltanP46
191Yin, WeiweiC55, P55
192Youdell, PaulC54, P54
193Zambrano, AndresP44
194Zanello, GiacomoP46
195Zapal, JanC20, P20
196Zhou, PengP11

 

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