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Jan 07, 2011

Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Gold
American Economic Association
Conflict: Beginnings, Ends, and Aftermaths (O1)
Presiding: Eva Vivalt (University of California-Berkeley)
Interethnic Inequality and Participation in the Rwandan Genocide
Willa Friedman (University of California-Berkeley)
Peacekeeping: What Is It Good For?
Eva Vivalt (University of California-Berkeley)
Poverty Traps and Conflict: The Consequences of Forced Displacement in Northern Uganda
Nathan Fiala (World Bank)
Warfare and Social Preferences in Children: Experimental Evidence from the Republic of Georgia
Michal Bauer (Charles University, Prague and CERGE-EI)
Alessandra Cassar (University of San Francisco)
Julie Chytilova (Charles University)
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Discussants:
Patricia Justino (University of Sussex)
Ioana Petrescu (American Enterprise Institute)
Gianmarco Leon (University of California-Berkeley)
Pauline Grosjean (University of San Francisco)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Terrace
American Economic Association
Education in Developing Countries: Results from Randomized Control Trials in China (O1)
Presiding: Paul Glewwe (University of Minnesota)
The Impact of Eyeglasses on the Academic Performance of Primary School Students: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Rural China
Paul Glewwe (University of Minnesota)
Albert Park (Oxford University)
Meng Zhao (University of Minnesota)
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Nutrition and Educational Performance in Rural China's Elementary Schools: Results of a Randomized Control Trial in Shaanxi Province
Renfu Luo (Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy)
Yaojiang Shi (Northwest University of Xi’an)
Linxiu Zhang (Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy)
Scott Rozelle (Stanford University)
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Information, College Decisions and Financial Aid: Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Control Trial in China
Prashant Loyalka (CIEFR, Peking University)
Yingquan Song (CIEFR, Peking University)
Jianguo Wei (CIEFR, Peking University)
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Discussants:
Esther Duflo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Karthik Muralidharan (University of California-San Diego)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Century
American Economic Association
Effects of Institutions on Wages (J5)
Presiding: Stephen Shore (Johns Hopkins University)
Productivity, Restructuring, and the Gains from Takeovers
Xiaoyang Li (University of Michigan)
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Right-to-Work Laws and the State-Level Economic Outcomes: Evidence Using Synthetic Control Method
Ozkan Eren (University of Nevada-Las Vegas)
Serkan Ozbeklik (Claremont McKenna College)
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Union Wage Setting and the Distribution of Employees' Earnings: Evidence from Certification Elections
Brigham Russell Frandsen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Is Doing the Chores Bad for Your Earnings? The Housework Wage Penalty for Full-time Workers
Silke Anger (DIW Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin)
Anita Kottwitz (DIW Berlin, Max Planck Research School LIFE)
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Looking Beyond the Bridge: The Effect of Temporary Agency Employment on Labor Market Outcomes
Elke J. Jahn (ASB, Aarhus University, IAB and IZA)
Michael Rosholm (ASB, Aarhus University and IZA)
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Fraternities and Labor Market Outcomes
Sergey V. Popov (University of Illinois)
Dan Bernhardt (University of Illinois)
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Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Spruce
American Economic Association
Evaluating Empirical Tools for Horizontal Merger Analysis (L4)
Presiding: Daniel Hosken (U.S. Federal Trade Commission)
Details Matter: Measurement of Merger Price Effects
Daniel S. Hosken (U.S. Federal Trade Commission)
Louis Silvia (U.S. Federal Trade Commission)
Christopher Taylor (U.S. Federal Trade Commission)
More Evidence on the Performance of Merger Simulations
Matthew Weinberg (Bryn Mawr)
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In Search of the Truth: Challenges in Merger Simulation Analysis
Christopher R. Knittel (University of California-Davis)
Konstantinos Metaxoglou (Bates White LLC)
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Discussants:
Michael A Salinger (Boston University)
Michael R Baye (Indiana University)
Han Hong (Stanford University)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row E
American Economic Association
Evidence on Asset Price Bubbles (E3)
Presiding: Jonas Fisher (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Mortgage Choices and Housing Speculation
Gadi Barlevy (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Jonas Fisher (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
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Produce or Speculate? Asset Bubbles, Occupational Choice and Efficiency
Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique)
Edouard Challe (Ecole Polytechnique)
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Fuzzy Capital Requirements Risk Shifting and the Risk Taking Channel of Monetary Policy
Simon Dubecq (Banque de France)
Benoit Mojon (Banque de France)
Xavier Ragot (Banque de France)
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Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Silver
American Economic Association
Frontiers of Matching Theory (C7)
Presiding: Muriel Niederle (Stanford University)
Matching with Couples: Stability and Incentives in Large Markets
Fuhito Kojima (Stanford University)
Parag Pathak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Alvin E. Roth (Harvard University)
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School Choice in San Francisco: Top Trading Cycles and Diversity
Atila Abdulkadiroglu (Duke University)
Clayton R. Featherstone (Stanford University)
Muriel Niederle (Stanford University)
Parag Pathak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Alvin E. Roth (Harvard University)
Identification in Matching Games
Jeremy Fox (University of Chicago)
Stability and Competitive Equilibrium in Trading Networks
John William Hatfield (Stanford University)
Scott Duke Kominers (Harvard University)
Alexandru Nichifor (Maastricht University)
Michael Ostrovsky (Stanford University)
Alexander Westkamp (University of Bonn)
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Discussants:
Itai Ashlagi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
John William Hatfield (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
Federico Echenique (Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology)
Utku Unver (Department of Economics, Boston College)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Columbine
American Economic Association
Health Insurance and Public Policy (I1)
Presiding: Amitabh Chandra (Harvard University)
Adverse Selection and Switching Costs in Health Insurance Markets: When Nudging Hurts
Benjamin Handel (University of California-Berkeley)
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Individually Mandated Health Insurance and the Labor Market: Evidence from the Massachusetts Reform
Jonathan T Kolstad (University of Pennsylvania)
Amanda E Kowalski (Yale University)
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Estimating the Tradeoff Between Risk Protection and Moral Hazard with a Nonlinear Budget Set Model of Health Insurance
Amanda E Kowalski (Yale University)
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Discussants:
Robert Town (University of Minnesota)
Amitabh Chandra (Harvard University)
Claudio Lucarelli (Cornell University)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Vail
American Economic Association
Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Outcomes (J6)
Presiding: Sandra Black (University of Texas-Austin)
British, American, and British-American Social Mobility: Intergenerational Occupational Change Among Migrants and Non-Migrants in the 19th Century
Joseph P Ferrie (Northwestern University)
Jason Long (Colby College)
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O Sister, Where Art Thou? The Role of Son Preference and Sex Choice: Evidence from ImmigrantsO Sister, Where Art Thou? The Role of Son Preference and Sex Choice: Evidence from Immigrants
Douglas Almond (Cornell University)
Lena Edlund (Columbia University)
Kevin Milligan (University of British Columbia)
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Who’s on the Bus? The Role of Schools as a Vehicle to Intergenerational Mobility
Rucker Johnson (University of California-Berkeley)
Black-White Differences in Intergenerational Economic Mobility in the US
Bhashkar Mazumder (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
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Discussants:
Sandra Black (University of Texas-Austin)
Marianne Page (University of California-Davis)
Bhashkar Mazumder (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Nathan Grawe (Carleton College)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row H
American Economic Association
K-12 Economic and Financial Literacy Education (A2)
Presiding: Richard MacDonald (St. Cloud State University)
Teacher and Student Characteristics as Determinants of Success in High School Economics Classes
Jody Hoff (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Jane Lopus (California State University-East Bay)
Rob Valletta (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
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It Takes a Village: Determinants of the Efficacy of Financial Literacy Education for Elementary and Middle School Students
Weiwei Chen (University of Memphis)
Julie Heath (University of Memphis)
Economics Understanding of Albanian High School Students: Student and Teacher Effects and Specific Concept Knowledge
Dolore Bushati (University of Kansas)
Barbara Phipps (University of Kansas)
Lecture and Tutorial Attendance and Student Performance in the First Year Economics Course: A Quantile Regression Approach
Girijasankar Mallik (University of Western Sydney, Australia)
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Discussants:
George Vredeveld (University of Cincinnati)
John Swinton (Georgia College & State University)
James O'Neill (University of Delaware)
King Banaian (St. Cloud State University)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Denver
American Economic Association
Labor Market, Labor Decisions, and Production Cycles (E2)
Presiding: Manuel Toledo (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
The Labor Market in the Great Recession
Aysegul Sahin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Michael Elsby (University of Michigan and NBER)
Bart Hobijn (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Free University Amsterdam)
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Production Cycles of U.S. Manufacturing: Phase Shifts and Comovement
Yongsung Chang (University of Rochester)
Sunoong Hwang (Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade)
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The Heterogeneity and Dynamics of Individual Labor Supply over the Life-Cycle: Facts and Theory
Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Toronto)
Andres Erosa (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies)
Luisa Fuster (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies)
The Cyclicality of the User Cost of Labor with Search and Matching
Marianna Kudlyak (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
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Flexibility at the margin and labor market volatility in OECD countries
Manuel Toledo (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Roman Fossati (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
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Discussants:
Manuel Toledo (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Marianna Kudlyak (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Yongsung Chang (University of Rochester)
Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Toronto)
Aysegul Sahin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 17
American Economic Association
Motor Vehicle Fuel (Q5)
Presiding: Jonathan Edward Hughes (University of Colorado)
High Gas Prices as a Cause of the Financial Crisis: Theoretical and Empirical Evidence
JunJie Wu (Oregon State University)
Steven E. Sexton (University of California-Berkeley)
David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)
The Land-Use Change Effect of Ethanol Plants in Iowa: 1997-2009
Ruiqing Miao (Iowa State University)
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Consumer Choice Between Gasoline and Sugarcane Ethanol
Alberto Salvo (Northwestern University)
Cristian Huse (Stockholm School of Economics)
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An Economic Estimation of the Cost of Automotive Fuel Economy Improvement
Takahiko Kiso (University of Maryland-College Park)
Conspicuous Conservation and the Prius Premium: Willingness to Pay for Environmental Bona Fides
Alison Sexton (University of California-Berkeley)
Steven E. Sexton (University of California-Berkeley)
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Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 16
American Economic Association
Moving Beyond Deregulation (L5)
Presiding: Nancy Rose (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Why Can't U.S. Airlines Make Money?
Severin Borenstein (University of California-Berkeley)
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Comparing the Costs of Intermittent and Dispatchable Electricity Generation
Paul Joskow (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Financial Regulatory Reform: Challenges Ahead
Randall S. Kroszner (University of Chicago)
Philip Strahan (Boston College)
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Tradeoffs in the Design of Pricing Structures in Restructured Electricity Supply Industries
Frank Wolak (Stanford University)
Discussants:
Catherine Wolfram (University of California-Berkeley and NBER)
Nancy L. Rose (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Savoy
American Economic Association
Price Dynamics and Price Rigidity (E3)
Presiding: John Leahy (New York University)
The Roles of Price Points and Menu Costs in Price Rigidity
Edward S. Knotek II (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
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Inventories, Markups and Real Rigidities in Menu Cost Models
Oleksiy Kryvtsov (Bank of Canada)
Virgiliu Midrigan (New York University and NBER)
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Shrinking Goods and Sticky Prices: Theory and Evidence
Daniel Levy (Bar-Ilan University, Emory University, and RCEA)
Avichai Snir (Bar-Ilan University and Humboldt University)
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State-Dependent Pricing in the Chain of Production
Kevin Huang (Vanderbilt University)
Jonathan Willis (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Discussants:
Avichai Snir (Bar-Ilan University and Humboldt University)
Jonathan Willis (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Edward S Knotek II (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Oleksiy Kryvtsov (Bank of Canada)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row I
American Economic Association
Prices and Inflation (E3)
Presiding: Gregory E. Givens (Middle Tennessee State University)
Multiproduct Firms and Price-Setting: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Producer Prices
Raphael Sebastian Schoenle (Brandeis University)
Saroj Bhattarai (Princeton University)
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Price Stickiness, and the Hazard Rate for Price Changes: Evidence from Qualitative Survey Data
Harold A. Vasquez Ruiz (Georgia State University)
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Seasonality in a Menu Cost Model
Aaron Popp (The Ohio State University)
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Inflation and Welfare with Search and Price Dispersion
Liang Wang (University of Pennsylvania)
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Differential Interpretation in the Survey of Professional Forecasters
Sebastiano Manzan (Baruch College)
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Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
Recessions and Retirement (J2)
Presiding: Scott Weisbenner (University of Illinois)
Recessions, Retirement, and Social Security
Courtney Coile (Wellesley College)
Phillip Levine (Wellesley College)
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What Explains Changes in Retirement Plans during the Great Recession?
Gopi Shah Goda (Stanford University)
John Shoven (Stanford University)
Sita Slavov (Occidental College)
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Time to Retire? The Effect of State Fiscal Policies on Retirement Decisions
Tami Gurley-Calvez (West Virginia University)
Brian C. Hill (Salisbury University)
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Crash and Wait? The Impact of the Great Recession on the Retirement Plans of Older Americans
Brooke Helppie (University of Michigan)
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Discussants:
Colleen Flaherty Manchester (University of Minnesota)
Scott Weisbenner (University of Illinois)
Jon M. Bakija (Williams College)
Purvi Sevak (Hunter College)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 9
American Economic Association
Rethinking the Core (A2)
Presiding: Avinash Dixit (Princeton University)
Some Suggestions from Gradaute Students for Changing the Core
Hays Golden (University of Chicago)
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Adding A Bit More Creativity to the Graduate Economics Core
David Colander (Middlebury College)
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Discussants:
John List (University of Chicago)
Michael Woodford (Columbia University)
James Heckman (University of Chicago)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 11
American Economic Association
Subprime Lending - Causes and Consequences (G2)
Presiding: Karlyn Mitchell (North Carolina State University)
Bank Corporate Loan Pricing Following the Subprime Crisis
Joao Santos (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Impact of Subprime Crisis on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Financing: The Case of Japan
Kenshi Taketa (Aoyama Gakuin University)
The Impact of Banks' Technology Adoption on Mortgage Lending to Marginal Borrowers
Ishani Tewari (Brown University)
Correlated Leverage and Its Ramifications
Fenghua Song (Pennsylvania State University)
Anjan Thakor (Washington University in St. Louis)
Anand Goel (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
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Credit Supply and the Price of Housing
Jean M Imbs (Paris School of Economics)
Giovanni Favara (International Monetary Fund)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 10
American Economic Association
The Benefit-Cost Analysis of Social Policy (D6)
Presiding: Richard Zerbe (University of Washington)
General Equilibrium Benefit Analyses for Social Programs
V. Kerry Smith (Arizona State University)
H. Allen Klaiber (Pennsylvania State University)
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Behavioral Economics, Distribution, and Benefit-Cost Analysis
Lisa Robinson (Consultant)
James K. Hammitt (Harvard University)
John B. Loomis (Colorado State University)
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Toward Standardization of Benefit-Cost Analyses of Early Childhood Interventions
Lynn A. Karoly (RAND Corporation)
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The Benefit-Cost Analysis of Public Safety and Crime
Scott Farrow (University of Maryland Baltimore County)
W. Kip Viscusi (Vanderbilt University)
John R. Lott (University of Maryland Foundation)
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The Benefit-Cost Analysis of Public Health Preparedness and Pandemic Mitigation
Josepth H. Cook (University of Washington)
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Discussants:
Mark Cohen (Resources for the Future)
Mary Kokoski (University of Maryland Baltimore County)
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row J
American Economic Association
Trade and Finance (F1)
Presiding: C. Fritz Foley (Harvard Business School)
Exports and Financial Shocks
Mary Amiti (Federal Reseve Bank of New York)
David Weinstein (Columbia University)
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Poultry in Motion: A Study of International Trade Finance Practices
Pol Antras (Harvard University)
C. Fritz Foley (Harvard Business School)
Trade and Sudden Stop Crises
Gita Gopinath (Harvard University)
Brent Neiman (University of Chicago)
International Trade and Institutional Change
Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan)
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Discussants:
Arnaud Costinot (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Marc Auboin (WTO)
Robert Johnson (Dartmouth College)
Kalina Manova (Stanford University)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 17
American Economic Association
Banks, Credit Constraints and International Business Cycles (F3)
Presiding: Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia, CEPR and NBER)
Leverage Constraints and the International Transmission of Shocks
Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia, CEPR and NBER)
Alan Sutherland (University of St. Andrews and CEPR)
James Yetman (Bank for International Settlements and University of Hong Kong)
International Credit Constraints, Trade and Financial Markets Linkages and the Output Correlation Puzzle
Matthias Paustian (Bank of England)
Jens Sondergaard (Bank of England)
Banks and International Business Cycles
Robert Kollmann (European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Université Libre de Bruxelles and CEPR)
Werner Roeger (European Commission)
Financial Frictions, Financial Integration and the International Propagation of Shocks
Luca Dedola (European Central Bank)
Giovanni Lombardo (European Central Bank)
Discussants:
Sylvain Leduc (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Ivan Jaccard (European Central Bank)
Viktoria Hnatkovska (University of British Columbia)
Gernot Mueller (University of Bonn)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row E
American Economic Association
Causal Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service on Health and Welfare (I1)
Presiding: Charlie Brown (University of Michigan)
Long-term Consequences of Vietnam-Era Conscription: New Estimates Using Social Security Data
Joshua Angrist (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Stacey Chen (Royal Holloway University of London)
Jae Song (Social Security Administration)
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PTSD Among Vietnam Veterans
David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Mark Duggan (University of Maryland)
Long-Run Mortality Effects of Vietnam-Era Army Service: Evidence from Australia's Conscription Lotteries
Peter Siminski (University of Wollongong)
Simon Ville (University of Wollongong)
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The War at Home: Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service on Post-War Household and Family Formation and Stability
Dalton Conley (New York University)
Jennifer Heerwig (New York University)
Discussants:
Daniel Eisenberg (University of Michigan)
Joseph Doyle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Abigail Wozniak (University of Notre Dame)
Chris Rohlfs (Syracuse University)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Gold
American Economic Association
Design and Incentive Effects of Certification and Disclosure Programs (L5)
Presiding: Silke Forbes (University of California-San Diego)
Inspection Design and Inspector Performance
Philip Leslie (Stanford University and NBER)
David Becker (University of Alabama-Birmingham)
Ginger Jin (University of Maryland and NBER)
Do Firms Game Quality Ratings? Evidence from Mandatory Disclosure of Airline On-Time Performance
Silke Januszewski Forbes (University of California-San Diego)
Mara Lederman (University of Toronto)
Trevor Tombe (University of Toronto)
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LEED Adopters: Public Procurement and Private Certification
Timothy Simcoe (Boston University and NBER)
Mike Toffel (Harvard Business School)
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Label Confusion: The Groucho Effect of Uncertain Standards
John W Maxwell (Indiana University)
Rick Harbaugh (Indiana University)
Beatrice Roussillon (University of Manchester)
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Discussants:
Mara Lederman (University of Toronto)
Severin Borenstein (University of California-Berkeley)
Silke Januszewski Forbes (University of California-Berkeley)
Ken Corts (University of Toronto)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Terrace
American Economic Association
Economic Underpinnings of Recycling and Waste Disposal Policies (Q5)
Presiding: Charles Kolstad (University of California-Santa Barbara)
The Effect of Bottle Laws on Income: New Empirical Results
Bevin Ashenmiller (Occidental College)
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Promoting Recycling: Private Values, Social Norms, and Economic Incentives
W. Kip Viscusi (Vanderbilt University)
Joel Huber (Duke University)
Jason Bell (Duke University)
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Global Reuse and Optimal Waste Policy
Thomas Kinnaman (Bucknell University)
Hide-Fumi Yokoo (National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan)
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Discussants:
Don Fullerton (University of Illinois)
Robert Innes (University of California-Merced)
Ted Gayer (Brookings Institution)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 14
American Economic Association
Economics as a Moral Science (A2)
Presiding: B. Douglas Bernheim (Stanford University)
The Restoration of Welfare Economics
Anthony Atkinson (Nuffield College, United Kingdom)
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Markets and Morality
Jagdish Bhagwati (Columbia University)
Economics: Religious Origins, Moral Implications
Benjamin Friedman (Harvard University)
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Economists as Worldly Philosophers
Robert Shiller (Yale University and Cowles Foundation)
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Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Columbine
American Economic Association
Economics of Immigration (J2)
Presiding: Mathis Wagner (Collegio Carlo Alberto)
The Analytics of the Wage Effect of Immigration
George J. Borjas (Harvard University)
Immigration, Family Responsibilities and the Labor Supply of Skilled Native Women
Lídia Farré (IAE - CSIC)
Libertad González (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Francesc Ortega (Queens College CUNY)
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Immigration and Product Diversity
Francesca Mazzolari (University of California-Irvine)
David Neumark (University of California-Irvine)
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The Heterogeneous Labor Market Effects of Immigration
Mathis Wagner (Collegio Carlo Alberto)
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Discussants:
Albrecht Glitz (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Kevin Lang (Boston University)
Jessica Pan (National University of Singapore)
Stephen Trejo (University of Texas-Austin)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Silver
American Economic Association
Financial Markets and State and Local Government Borrowing (H7)
Presiding: James Poterba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
Build America Bonds: A New Approach to Municipal Finance
Alan Krueger (Princeton University and U.S. Treasury Department)
John Bellows (U.S. Treasury Department)
Fiscal Imbalances and Borrowing Costs: Evidence from State Investment Losses
Joshua Rauh (Northwestern University)
Robert Novy-Marx (University of Chicago)
Portfolio Substitution and the Revenue Cost of Exempting State and Local Government Interest Payments from the Federal Income Tax
James M. Poterba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
Arturo Ramirez Verdugo (Protego)
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Elected vs. Appointed Policymakers: Evidence from City Treasurers
Alexander Whalley (University of California-Merced)
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Discussants:
Kim Rueben (Urban Institute)
John Chalmers (University of Oregon)
Andrew Biggs (American Enterprise Institute)
David Joulfaian (U.S. Treasury Department)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Century
American Economic Association
Five Unrelated but Interesting Papers (??)
Presiding: Allen Sanderson (University of Chicago)
Driving Under the (Cellular) Influence
Saurabh Bhargava (University of Chicago)
Vikram Singh Pathania (Cornerstone Research)
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Do Public Subsidies Sell Green Cars? Evidence from the U.S. Cash for Clunkers Program
Edward Huang (Harvard University)
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A History of Violence: The "Culture of Honor" as a Determinant of Homicide in the U.S. South
Pauline Anne Grosjean (University of San Francisco)
Pauline A. Grosjean (University of San Francisco)
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The Lion's Share: An Experimental Analysis of Polygamy in Northern Nigeria
Alistair Munro (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan)
Arjan Verschoor (University of East Anglia)
Marcela Tarazona-Gomez (University of East Anglia)
Cecile Jackson (University of East Anglia)
Bereket Kebede (University of East Anglia)
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White Men Can't Jump, But Would You Bet on It?
Deniz Igan (International Monetary Fund)
Marcelo Pinheiro (George Mason University)
John Smith (Rutgers University-Camden)
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Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Vail
American Economic Association
Household Behavior and Child Outcomes (D1)
Presiding: Mark Rosenzweig (Yale University)
Maternal Education, Home Environments and the Development of Children and Adolescents
Pedro Carneiro (University College London)
Costas Meghir (University College London)
Matthias Parey (University of Essex)
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Early Health Shocks, Parental Responses, and Child Outcomes
Gabriella Conti (University of Chicago)
James Heckman (University of Chicago)
Junjian Yi (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Junsen Zhang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Household Choices and Child Development
Daniela Del Boca (University of Torino)
Christopher Flinn (New York University)
Matthew Wiswall (New York University)
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Discussants:
Wilbert van der Klaauw (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Robert Sauer (University of Bristol)
John Ham (University of Maryland)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Spruce
American Economic Association
International and Regional Economic Integration (F1)
Presiding: Stephen Redding (London School of Economics)
Trade, Growth, and Employment Dynamics of French Firms
Jonathan Eaton (Pennsylvania State University)
Samuel Kortum (University of Chicago)
Francis Kramarz (CREST-INSEE)
A Trapped Factor Model of Innovation
Nick Bloom (Stanford University)
Paul Romer (Stanford University)
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
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On the Limits of Innovation Policy
Andrew Atkeson (University of California-Los Angeles)
Ariel Burstein (University of California-Los Angeles)
The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall
Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt (London School of Economics)
Stephen J. Redding (London School of Economics)
Daniel M. Sturm (London School of Economics)
Nikolaus Wolf (University of Warwick)
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Discussants:
Oleg Itskhoki (Princeton University)
C. Fritz Foley (Harvard Business School)
Arnaud Costinot (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Don Davis (Columbia University)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 16
American Economic Association
International Transmission of Business Cycles (E5)
Presiding: Patrick Van Horn (University of Michigan-Dearborn)
Crisis? What Crisis? Currency vs. Banking in the Financial Crisis of 1931
Albrecht Ritschl (London School of Economics)
Samad Sarferaz (KOF Swiss Economic Institute)
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International Transmission of the German Financial Crisis of 1931: Evidence from the Central Money Market of New York City
Gary Richardson (University of California-Irvine)
Patrick Van Horn (University of Michigan-Dearborn)
International Business Cycle Transmission in the Interwar Period
Christopher M. Meissner (University of California-Davis)
Gabriel Mathy (University of California-Davis)
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A New History of Banking Panics in the United States, 1825-1929: Construction and Implications
Andrew Jalil (University of California-Berkeley)
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Business Cycle Synchronization since 1880
George Chouliarakis (University of Manchester)
Michael Artis (University of Manchester)
P.K.G. Harischandra (University of Manchester)
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Discussants:
Michael Bordo (Rutgers University)
Peter Temin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
George Chouliarakis (University of Manchester)
Gary Richardson (University of California-Irvine)
Warren Weber (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row H
American Economic Association
Neighborhood Effects (R2)
Presiding: Amy Schwartz (New York University)
Hazardous Waste Cleanup, Neighborhood Gentrification, and Environmental Justice: Evidence from Restricted Access Census Block Data
Shanti Gamper-Rabindran (University of Pittsburgh)
Chris Timmins (Duke University)
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The Impact of Financial Development on Homeownership and Housing Quality: Evidence from Turkey
Tansel Yilmazer (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Fikret Adaman, (Bogazici University)
Mehmet Kaytaz (Isik University)
Is the ‘Shop Around the Corner’ a Luxury or a Nuisance? The relationship between income and neighborhood retail patterns
Jed Kolko (Public Policy Institute of California)
Rachel Meltzer (The New School)
Jenny Schuetz (University of Southern California)
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Homebuilders, Affiliated Financing Arms and the Mortgage Crisis
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Gene Amromin (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Anna Paulson (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Sriram Villupuram (Colorado State University)
Claudine Gartenberg (Harvard Business School)
Discussants:
Andrew Haughwout (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Peter Zorn (Freddie Mac)
Claudia Sitgrave (New York University)
Jonah Rockoff (Columbia University)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row J
American Economic Association
Noncognitive Factors in Gender Labor Markets Outcomes (J3)
Presiding: Wayne Grove (Le Moyne College)
The Gender Pay Gap Beyond Human Capital: Heterogeneity in Noncognitive Skills and in Labor Market Tastes
Wayne A. Grove (Le Moyne College)
Andrew Hussey (University of Memphis)
Michael Jetter (University of Memphis)
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Explaining Gender Differences in Occupational Choice: Do Women Place Relatively Less Weight on Wages and More Weight on Social Status Than Men?
Kristin J. Kleinjans (California State University-Fullerton)
Noncognitive Skills, Occupational Attainment, and Relative Wages
Deborah A. Cobb-Clark (University of Melbourne)
Michelle Tan (Australian National University)
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The Role of Psychological Traits for the Gender Gap in Employment and Wages: Evidence from Germany
Nils Braakmann (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Germany)
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Discussants:
Stephan L. Thomsen (University of Magdeburg, Germany)
Lex Borghans (Maastricht University)
Anne E. Winkler (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
Nicole M. Fortin (University of British Columbia)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
Optimal Fiscal Policy (H2)
Presiding: Alexander Gelber (University of Pennsylvania and NBER)
Taxation of Family Firms
Wojciech Kopczuk (Columbia University)
Joel Slemrod (University of Michigan)
Optimal Taxation When Children's Abilities Depend on Parents' Resources
Alexander Gelber (University of Pennsylvania)
Matthew Weinzierl (Harvard Business School)
Health Insurance Policy when People may make Mistakes
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Joshua Schwartzstein (Dartmouth College)
Katherine Baicker (Harvard School of Public Health)
Adjustment Costs, Firm Responses, and Labor Supply Elasticities: Evidence from Danish Tax Records
Raj Chetty (Harvard University)
John Friedman (Harvard Kennedy School)
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Discussants:
Matthew Weinzierl (Harvard Business School)
Damon Jones (University of Chicago)
John Friedman (Harvard University)
Alexander Gelber (University of Pennsylvania)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Majestic Ballroom
American Economic Association
Sovereign Credit Risk (E6)
Presiding: Viral Acharya (New York University)
Internal Debt Crises and Sovereign Defaults
Cristina Arellano (University of Minnesota)
Narayana Kocherlakota (University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
A Pyrrhic Victory? - Bank Bailouts and Sovereign Credit Risk
Viral Acharya (New York University)
Itamar Drechsler (New York University)
Philipp Schnabl (New York University)
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Sovereign Risk Premia
Adrien Verdelhan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Nicola Borri (LUISS Guido Carli)
Discussants:
Olivier Jeanne (Johns Hopkins University)
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
Juan Carlos Hatchondo (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 10
American Economic Association
Using Field Experiments in Environmental and Resource Economics (Q5)
Presiding: John List (University of Chicago)
Does Market Experience Eliminate Market Anomalies? The Case of Exogenous Market Experience
John A. List (University of Chicago)
Using Non-Pecuniary Strategies to Promote Water Conservation: Evidence from a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment
Paul J. Ferraro (Georgia State University)
Michael K. Price (University of Tennessee)
Can Tailored Communications Motivate Environmental Volunteers? A Natural Field Experiment
Omar Al-Ubaydli (George Mason University)
Min Sok Lee (The Kenneth and Anne Griffin Foundation)
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Using Artefactual Field Experiments to Learn about the Incentives for Sustainable Forest Use in Developing Economies
Erwin Bulte (Wageningen University and Tilburg University)
Andreas Kontoleon (Cambridge University)
Ty Turley (University of Chicago)
Maarten Voors (Wageningen University)
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Discussants:
Hunt Allcott (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University)
Margaret McConnell (Harvard University)
Jeffrey Carpenter (Middlebury College)
Lint Barrage (Yale University)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 15
American Economic Association
What's Wrong (and Right) with Economics? Implications of the Financial Crisis (A1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: John Quiggin (University of Queensland, Australia)
Brad DeLong (University of California-Berkeley) Lessons for Keynesians
Tyler Cowen (George Mason University) Lessons for Libertarians
Scott Sumner (Bentley University) A defense of the Efficent Markets Hypothesis
James K. Galbraith (University of Texas-Austin) Mainstream economics after the crisis
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row I
American Economic Association
Youth Health Conditions (I1)
Presiding: Charles Courtemanche (University of North Carolina-Greensboro)
Do Physical Education Requirements Influence Childhood Obesity and Student Achievement?
John Cawley (Cornell University)
David Frisvold (Emory University)
Chad Meyerhoefer (Lehigh University)
Obesity and Academic Achievement
Tami Gurley-Calvez (West Virginia University)
Amy Higginbotham (West Virginia University)
Does Smoking Make One Dumber? Evidence from Teenagers in Rural China
Meng Konishi (University of Minnesota)
Paul Glewwe (University of Minnesota)
Yoshifumi Konishi (Williams College)
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From Angela's Ashes to the Celtic Tiger: Early Life Conditions and Adult Health in Ireland
Liam Delaney (University College Dublin)
Mark McGovern (University College Dublin)
James P. Smith (Rand Corporation)
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The Effect of Deregionalization on Health Outcomes: Evidence from Neonatal Intensive Care
Seth Freedman (University of Maryland)
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Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Capitol 6
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists/American Economic Association
Non-market Valuation Twenty Years after the Exxon Valdez: The Current State of the Art for Informing Benefit Cost Analysis (Q5) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Catherine Kling (Iowa State University)
Kevin Boyle (Virginia Tech)
Richard Carson (University of California-San Diego)
Kerry Smith (Arizona State University)
John List (University of Chicago)
Joseph Herriges (Iowa State University)
Ted McConnell (University of Maryland)
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Capitol 5
International Association for Energy Economics/American Economic Association
Environment, Climate Change, and Economic Growth (Q5) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Andre Plourde (University of Alberta)
Pantelis Capros (National Technical University of Athens) Costs and Economic Growth Implications of European GHG Emissions Reductions
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University) Inducing Green Technology
Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics) Economic Implications of Alternative Post-Copenhagen Climate Policy Architecture
Jan 07, 2011 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Mineral Hall D & E
Society for Policy Modeling/American Economic Association
The Dollar, the Euro, the Yuan and the International Monetary System (F3)
Presiding: Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)
The Role of Currency Realignments in Eliminating the US and China Current Account Imbalanaces
Martin Feldstein (Harvard University)
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Beyond the Dollar
Peter Kenen (Princeton University)
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Beggar-Thy-Neighbor Interest Rate Policies
Ronald McKinnon (Stanford University)
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Exchange Rate Adjustments in the Global Recession and Recovery
Michael Mussa (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
The Political Economy of Surges in Capital Inflows
Kenneth Rogoff (Harvard University)
Jan 07, 2011 12:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
European Economic Association Lecture (O3)
Presiding: Stefano DellaVigna (University of California-Berkeley)
Intellectual Property Rights Policy, Competition and Innovation
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Ufuk Akcigit (University of Pennsylvania)
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Jan 07, 2011 12:30 pm, Sheraton, Grand Ballroom
American Economic Association/American Finance Association
Joint Luncheon
Presiding: Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University)
John Taylor (Stanford University)
Jan 07, 2011 12:30 pm, Marriott, Mattie Silks
International Banking Economics & Finance Association/American Economic Association
Macro-prudential Supervision of Systemically-Important Financial Institutions (G1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Diana Hancock (Federal Reserve Board)
George Pennachi (University of Illinois)
Wayne Passmore (Federal Reserve Board)
Viral Acharya (New York University)
Randall S. Kroszner (University of Chicago)
Markus K. Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Columbine
American Economic Association
Beyond GDP, Beyond Sarkozy? Towards A National Success Indicator (H8)
Presiding: Carol Graham (Brookings Institution)
Economic Policy Implications of the Sarkozy Report
Richard A. Easterlin (University of Southern California)
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Supplementing Per-Capita GDP as Measure of Well-Being
Robert H. Frank (Cornell University)
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Environmentally Responsible Happy Nation Index: A Proposed National Success Indicator After the Sarkozy Report
Yew-Kwang Ng (Monash University)
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Happiness Measures as a Guide to Development Policy? Promise and Potential Pitfalls
Carol Graham (Brookings Institution)
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Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Denver
American Economic Association
Determinants and Consequences of Human Capital Investment (J2)
Presiding: Jens Ludwig (University of Chicago)
The Perils of Pre-School? The Effect of Child Care on Academic Performance
Sandra E. Black (University of Texas-Austin)
Paul J. Devereux (University College Dublin)
Katrine Løken (University of Bergen)
Kjell G. Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics)
FDA and ABCs: Unintended Consequences of Antidepressant Warnings on Academic Achievement
Susan Busch (Yale University)
Ezra Golberstein (Harvard University)
Ellen Meara (Harvard University)
Does Staying in School (and Not Working) Prevent Teen Smoking and Drinking?
Adriana Lleras-Muney (University of California-Los Angeles)
Robert Jensen (University of California-Los Angeles)
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Discussants:
Jens Ludwig (University of Chicago)
Nora Gordon (Georgetown University)
Jacob Vigdor (Duke University)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 16
American Economic Association
Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Theory: A Discussion of the Role of the Entrepreneur in the Theory of the Firm (L2) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Robert Strom (Kauffman Foundation)
William J. Baumol (New York University)
Simon C. Parker (University of Western Ontario)
Daniel F. Spulber (Northwestern University)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row I
American Economic Association
Entry, Exit and Pricing (L8)
Presiding: Adam Rennhoff (Middle Tennessee State University)
Will Universal Health Insurance Enhance Entrepreneurship Activity?
Yunwei Gai (Babson College)
Maria Minniti (Southern Methodist University)
Branding and Spatial Preemption: An Application to the Hospitality Industry
Nathan E. Wilson (Federal Trade Commission)
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Spin-offs: Theory and Evidence from the Early U.S. Automobile Industry
Luis Cabral (New York University)
Zhu Wang (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
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Making Friends with Your Neighbors? Agglomeration and Tacit Collusion in the Lodging Industry
Li Gan (Texas A&M University)
Manuel Alejandro Hernandez (International Food Policy Research Institute and Texas A&M University)
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Do Sellers' Brokers Raise or Reduce Home Prices? Evidence of Agency Costs from an Unusual Real Estate Market
B. Douglas Bernheim (Stanford University)
Jonathan Meer (Texas A&M University)
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Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row J
American Economic Association
Exchange Rate Modelling (F3)
Presiding: Philippe Bacchetta (University of Lausanne)
On the Unstable Relationship between Exchange Rates and Macroeconomic Fundamentals
Philippe Bacchetta (University of Lausanne)
Eric van Wincoop (University of Virginia)
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Order Flow and the Monetary Model of Exchange Rates: Evidence from a Novel Data Set
Menzie Chinn (University of Wisconsin)
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Phoenix Taylor Rule Exchange Rate Forecasting During the Financial Crisis
David Papell (University of Houston)
Tanya Molodtsova (Emory University)
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The Scapegoat Model of Exchange Rates: An Empirical Test
Marcel Fratzscher (European Central Bank)
Lucio Sarno (Cass Business School)
Discussants:
Ken Kasa (Simon Fraser University)
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan Groen (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Nelson Mark (University of Notre Dame)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Terrace
American Economic Association
Field Experiments on Financial Decisions Among the Poor (D1)
Presiding: Erica Field (Harvard University)
Discounting and Defaulting: Evidence from Choice Experiments Matched to Administrative Credit Data
Stephan Meier (Columbia University)
Charles Sprenger (University of California-San Diego)
Competition as a Saving Incentive: A Field Experiment with the Homeless
Tomomi Tanaka (Arizona State University)
Sera Linardi (University of Pittsburgh)
Rajiv Sinha (Arizona State University)
Does Africa Need a Rotten Kin Theorem? Experimental Evidence from Village Economies
Pamela Jakiela (Washington University in St. Louis)
Owen Ozier (University of California-Berkeley)
Check Cashing: Time Preferences, Income Variability and Rationality among the Unbanked
Susan Payne Carter (Vanderbilt University)
Paige Marta Skiba (Vanderbilt University)
Justin Sydnor (Case Western Reserve University)
Discussants:
Ernesto Reuben (Columbia University)
Paige Marta Skiba (Vanderbilt University)
Margaret McConnell (Harvard University)
Ebonya Washington (Yale University)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row H
American Economic Association
Growing New Ph.D. Economists (A2)
Presiding: Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University)
Completion Rates and Time-to-Degree in Economics Ph.D. Programs
Wendy A. Stock (Montana State University)
John J. Siegfried (Vanderbilt University)
T. Aldrich Finegan (Vanderbilt University)
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Discussants:
David Colander (Middlebury College)
Gregory Mankiw (Harvard University)
James Poterba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
Melissa McInerney (College of William and Mary)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row E
American Economic Association
House, Homeownership, and Life Cycle Impacts (R2)
Presiding: Amy Cutts (Freddie Mac)
Owner-Occupied Housing: Life-Cycle Implications for the Household Portfolio
Marjorie Flavin (University California-San Diego)
Takashi Yamashita (Nova Southeastern University)
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Housing Prices and Marital Stability
Purvi Sevak (Hunter College)
Martin Farnham (University of Victoria)
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Life Shocks and Homelessness
Marah A. Curtis (Boston University)
Kelly Noonan (Rider University)
Nancy Reichman (Princeton University)
Hope Corman (Rider University and NBER)
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Superstition in the Housing Market
Nicole M. Fortin (University of British Columbia)
Andrew Hill (University of British Columbia)
Jeff Huang (University of British Columbia)
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Discussants:
Marsha Courchane (Charles River Associates)
Rajeev Darolia (Charles River Associates)
Cynthia Holmes (York University, Canada)
Andrea Heuson (University of Miami)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 10
American Economic Association
Intellectual Property and Innovation (L1)
Presiding: Koleman Strumpf (University of Kansas)
Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation: Evidence from the Human Genome
Heidi Williams (Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Technology Morphing: Standard-Setting Organizations, Patent Pools, and New Technologies
Josh Lerner (Harvard Business School)
Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics)
Racing for Priority: Patents and Publications in Knowledge Competitions
Scott Stern (Northwestern University)
Joshua Gans (Melbourne Business School and Harvard University)
The Effect of File Sharing on Movies
Koleman Strumpf (University of Kansas)
Felix Oberholzer-Gee (Harvard Business School)
Discussants:
Timothy Bresnahan (Stanford University)
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
Timothy Simcoe (Boston University)
Julie Mortimer (Harvard University)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Spruce
American Economic Association
Labor Market Shocks (E2)
Presiding: Chris Stoddard (Montana State University)
Business Cycles and Labor Market Flows with Sequential Screening
Federico Ravenna (HEC Montreal and University of California-Santa Cruz)
Carl Walsh (University of California-Santa Cruz)
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On the Persistence of Income Shocks over the Life Cycle: Evidence and Implications
Fatih Karahan (University of Pennsylvania)
Serdar Ozkan (University of Pennsylvania)
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From Wages to Welfare: Decomposing Gains and Losses from Rising Inequality
Jonathan Heathcote (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Kjetil Storesletten (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Giovanni L. Violante (New York University)
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Asset Pricing with Concentrated Ownership of Capital
Kevin J. Lansing (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
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Risk Aversion and the Labor Margin in Dynamic Equilibrium Models
Eric T. Swanson (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
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Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Silver
American Economic Association
Law and Economics (K0)
Presiding: Henry Farber (Princeton University)
Corrective Taxation versus Liability
Steven Shavell (Harvard University)
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Optimal Proof Burdens, Deterrence, and the Chilling of Desirable Behavior
Louis Kaplow (Harvard University)
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Explaining Trust in Public Institutions
Betsey Stevenson (University of Pennsylvania)
Justin Wolfers (University of Pennsylvania)
Predicting and Preventing Violent Death
Dana Chandler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Steven Levitt (University of Chicago)
John List (University of Chicago)
Discussants:
Christopher Snyder (Dartmouth College)
Philip Cook (Duke University)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Majestic Ballroom
American Economic Association
Lessons for Economics from the Great Recession (E3) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Robert Hall (Stanford University)
David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Robert Gordon (Northwestern University)
Mark Gertler (New York University)
Alan Krueger (Princeton University and US Treasury)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 11
American Economic Association
New Empirics of Public Policy and Fertility in the U.S. (J1)
Presiding: Juan Pantano (Washington University in St. Louis)
How Contraceptive and Abortion Policy Shaped the Second Demographic Transition
Martha J. Bailey (University of Michigan)
Melanie E. Guldi (Mount Holyhoke College)
Sayeh Nikpay (University of Michigan)
Marriage and Emancipation in the Age of the Pill
Lena Edlund (Columbia University)
Cecilia Machado (Columbia University)
The Unwanted: Negative Outcomes Over the Life Cycle
Wanchuan Lin (Peking University)
Juan Pantano (Washington University in St. Louis)
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Do Pregnant Teens Respond to Improved Opportunities? An Evaluation of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Melanie E. Guldi (Mount Holyhoke College)
Discussants:
Melissa Kearney (University of Maryland)
Robert Pollak (Washington University in St. Louis)
Marianne Bitler (University of California-Irvine)
V. Joseph Hotz (Duke University)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Savoy
American Economic Association
Savings Experiments in Developing Countries (O1)
Presiding: Dean Yang (University of Michigan)
The ABCs of Financial Literacy -- Experimental Evidence on Attitudes, Behavior and Cognitive Biases
Shawn Cole (Harvard Business School)
Jeremy Shapiro (Harvard Business School)
Bilal Zia (World Bank)
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Sources of Time Preference and Time-Inconsistency: Evidence from the Field
Xavier Gine (World Bank)
Jessica Goldberg (University of Michigan)
Dan Silverman (University of Michigan)
Dean Yang (University of Michigan)
Do Simple Savings Accounts Help the Poor to Save? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Nepal
Silvia Prina (Case Western Reserve University)
Intra-personnel and Inter-personnel Barriers to Savings and Health Investments: Experimental Evidence from Kenya
Pascaline Dupas (University of California-Los Angeles)
Jonathan Robinson (University of California-Santa Cruz)
Discussants:
Kartini Shastry (Wellesley College)
James Andreoni (University of California-San Diego)
Santhosh Anagol (University of Pennsylvania)
Nava Ashraf (Harvard Business School)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Century
American Economic Association
Taxes (H2)
Presiding: Robert Bohm (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
The Comparison of Ad Valorem and Specific Taxes under Incomplete Information
Christos Kotsogiannis (University of Exeter)
Konstantinos Serfes (Drexel University)
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Do Wages Rise When Corporate Tax Rates Fall? Evidence from the German Business Tax Reform 2000
Nils aus dem Moore (Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI), Berlin Office)
Tanja Kasten (Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI), Berlin Office)
Christoph M. Schmidt (Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI), IZA, CEPR)
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Job Creation Tax Credits and Job Growth: Whether, When, and Where?
Daniel John Wilson (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Robert S. Chirinko (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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The Welfare Cost of Capital Income Taxes Under Uncertainty
Marika Santoro (Congressional Budget Office)
Chao Wei (George Washington University)
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Taxes, Prisons, and CFOs: The Effects of Increased Punishment on Corporate Tax Compliance in Ecuador
Gabriela Aparicio (George Washington University)
Paul Carrillo (George Washington University)
Shahe Emran (George Washington University)
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Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Vail
American Economic Association
Teaching Undergraduate Economics (A1)
Presiding: Kenneth Elzinga (University of Virginia)
Factors Influencing Student Performance in Economics: Class and Instructor Characteristics
Wayne A. Grove (Le Moyne College)
Stephen Wu (Hamilton College)
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Web 2.0 and Economic Education
Tim Haab (Ohio State University)
Aaron Schiff (Covec)
John C. Whitehead (Appalachian State University)
The Principles of Economics Textbook
Jane S. Lopus (California State University East Bay)
Lynn Paringer (California State University East Bay)
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Assessing Student Learning with Rubrics
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)
Brian Peterson (Central College)
Discussants:
Kenneth G. Elzinga (University of Virginia)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
The Economics of Civil War, Violence and Conflict (F5)
Presiding: Ioana Petrescu (American Enterprise Institute)
Bases, Bullets and Ballots: The Effect of U.S. Military Aid on Political Conflict in Colombia
Oeindrila Dube (New York University)
Suresh Naidu (Harvard Academy)
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Peace and War with Endogenous State Capacity
Michael McBride (University of California-Irvine)
Gary Milante (World Bank)
Stergios Skaperdas (University of California-Irvine)
Civil Conflict and Human Capital Accumulation: The Long-Term Effects of Political Violence in Peru
Gianmarco Leon (University of California-Berkeley)
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Rethinking Economic Sanction Success: Sanctions as Deterrents
Ioana M. Petrescu (American Enterprise Institute)
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Discussants:
Eli Berman (University of California-San Diego)
Eva Vivalt (University of California-Berkeley)
Richard Akresh (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Radha Iyengar (London School of Economics)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 17
American Economic Association
The Economics of the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program (I1)
Presiding: Jonathan Gruber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Heterogeneity in Choice Inconsistencies Among the Elderly: Evidence from Prescription Drug Plan Choice
Jonathan Gruber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jason Abaluck (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Part D Formulary and Benefit Design as a Risk-Steering Mechanism?
Dana Goldman (University of Southern California)
William Vogt (University of Georgia)
Geoffrey Joyce (University of Southern California)
Imperfect Consumer Choice and Pricing in Medicare Part D
Mark Duggan (University of Maryland)
Fiona Scott Morton (Yale)
Are Drugs Substitutes or Complements for Intensive (and Expensive) Medical Treatment?  Evidence from Geographic Variation in Medicare Medical and Drug Spending
Yuting Zhang (University of Pittsburgh)
Katherine Baicker (Harvard University)
Joseph P. Newhouse (Harvard University)
Discussants:
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Claudio Lucarelli (Cornell University)
Wesley Yin (Boston University)
Marty Gaynor (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 15
American Economic Association
The Future of Monetary Policy (E5) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Benoit Mojon (Banque de France)
Charles Evans (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Jean-Pierre Landau (Banque de France)
Kiyohiko Nishimura (Bank of Japan)
Frank Smets (European Central Bank)
Michael Woodford (Columbia University)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Gold
American Economic Association
Theoretical and Empirical Advances in Agglomeration Economics (R1)
Presiding: Edward Glaeser (Harvard University)
Urban Accounting and Welfare
Klaus Desmet (Universidad Carlos III)
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)
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Productive Cities: Sorting, Selection and Agglomeration
Kristian Behrens (Universite du Quebec a Montreal)
Gilles Duranton (University of Toronto)
Frederic Robert-Nicoud (Universite de Geneve)
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Urbanization and Structural Transformation
Guy Michaels (London School of Economics)
Ferdinand Rauch (University of Vienna)
Stephen J. Redding (London School of Economics)
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Portage: Path Dependence and Increasing Returns in U.S. History
Hoyt Bleakley (University of Chicago)
Jeffrey Lin (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
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Agglomerative Forces and Cluster Shapes
William R. Kerr (Harvard University)
Scott D. Kominers (Harvard University)
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Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Mineral Hall D & E
Association for Comparative Economic Studies/American Economic Association
Disentangling the Effects of History, Culture, and Institutions (O1)
Presiding: Gérard Roland (University of California-Berkeley)
The Historical Origins of Cultural Differences in Gender Roles: Women and the Plough
Nathan Nunn (Harvard University)
Civic Capital as the Missing Link
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
Disentangling the Effects of Legal and Political Development on Economic Growth - An Example From Entrepreneurship in Ancient Rome
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berkeley)
The Coevolution of Culture and Institutions in Seventeenth Century England
Peter Murrell (University of Maryland)
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Discussants:
Gérard Roland (University of California-Berkeley)
Daniel Berkowitz (University of Pittsburgh)
Rodrigo Soares (PUC-Rio)
Judith Hellerstein (University of Maryland)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Mineral Hall G
Chinese Economic Association in North America/American Economic Association
Industrial Organization (L2)
Presiding: Serena Ng (Columbia University)
Why Do Life Insurance Policyholders Lapse? The Roles of Income, Health and Bequest Motive Shocks
Hanming Fang (University of Pennsylvania)
Edward Kung (Duke University)
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An Estimable Demand System for a Large Auction Platform Market
Greg Lewis (Harvard University)
Matt Backus (University of Michigan)
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The Use of FLF contracts in the Video Rental Industry
Kate Ho (Columbia University)
Justin Ho (Harvard University)
Julie Mortimer (Harvard University)
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Selling in Department Stores: An Analysis of Manufacturer-Retailers Contracts
Tat Chan (Washington University-St. Louis)
Discussants:
Matt Shum (California Institute of Technology)
Han Hong (Stanford University)
Panle Jia (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Andrew Ching (University of Toronto)
Jan 07, 2011 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Capitol 5
Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association/American Economic Association
Micro Pricing Research in Emerging Markets (E3)
Presiding: Roberto Rigobon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Argentina's Great Depression through the Lens of Product-Level Data
Nir Jaimovich (Stanford University)
Ariel Burstein (University of California-Los Angeles)
Andres Neumeuer (UTDT)
Scraped Data and Sticky Prices
Alberto Cavallo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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A State-Dependent Model of Intermediate Goods Pricing
Brent Neiman (University of Chicago)
The Distribution of the Size of Price Changes
Alberto Cavallo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Roberto Rigobon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Jan 07, 2011 4:45 pm, Sheraton, Grand Ballroom
American Economic Association
Richard T. Ely Lecture
Presiding: Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University)
Janet Currie (Columbia University) Inequality at Birth: Some Causes and Consequences
Jan 07, 2011 8:00 pm, Sheraton, South Convention Lobby
American Economic Association
Music Session (Z1)
Presiding: Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University)
8:00 pm, The (Neo)classical Trio
Eric Maskin (Clarinet)
Harel Gietheim (Cello)
Hisako Hiratsuka (Piano)
9:00 pm, Outliers - Jazz
Boyan Jovanovic (Piano)
Richard Levich (Drums)
Gary Walton (Saxophone)
Hal White (Trumpet)
Marty Kenny (bass)
10:00 pm, Contractions – Rock
Peter Norman (Vocals & Guitar)
Andre Shevchenko (Vocals & Guitar)
Gwen Eudey (Keyboards & Vocals)
Randy Wright (Guitar & Vocals)
Morris Davis (Guitar, Bass & Vocals)
Scott Dressler (Guitar, Bass & Vocals)
Martin Schindler (Drums)
Larraine Larock (Drums & Vocals)

Jan 08, 2011

Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Colorado
American Committee on Asian Economic Studies/American Economic Association
Global Rebalancing and Asia (F4)
Presiding: Raed Safadi (OECD)
A Commercial Policy Package for Rebalancing the Global Economy? Implications for Asia
Przemyslaw Kowalski (OECD)
Molly Lesher (OECD)
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Achieving Inclusive, Balanced, Sustained Growth in the Asia-Pacific
Michael G. Plummer (OECD)
Peter A. Petri (Brandeis University)
Global Rebalancing: Effects on Trade Flows and Employment in China and Other Emerging Economies
Jörg Mayer (UNCTAD)
Global Trade Imbalances, Structural Change and China: What Scope for Fundamental Adjustment?
Eric Girardin (University of the Mediterranean)
Robert F. Owen (University of Nantes)
Discussants:
Frank Hsiao (University of Colorado)
Mordechai E. Kreinin (Michigan State University)
Ricardo Cavazos (OECD)
Richard Pomfret (University of Adelaide)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 10
American Economic Association
Advances in International Macroeconomics (F4)
Presiding: Enrique Mendoza (University of Maryland and NBER)
Debt Dilution and Sovereign Default Risk
Juan Carlos Hatchondo (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Leonardo Martinez (IMF Institute)
Cesar Sosa-Padilla (University of Maryland)
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News and Sovereign Default Risk in Small Open Economies
Bora Durdu (Federal Reserve Board)
Ricardo Nunes (Federal Reserve Board)
Horacio Sapriza (Federal Reserve Board and Rutgers University)
Financial Innovation, the Discovery of Risk, and the U.S. Credit Crisis
Emine Boz (IMF Institute)
Enrique G. Mendoza (University of Maryland and NBER)
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Recovery Before Redemption: A Theory of Delays in Sovereign Debt Renegotiations
David Benjamin (SUNY-Buffalo)
Mark Wright (University of California-Los Angeles)
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Discussants:
Bora Durdu (Federal Reserve Board)
Pablo D'Erasmo (University of Maryland)
Anton Korinek (University of Maryland)
Vivian Yue (New York University)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Spruce
American Economic Association
Banking Regulation and Risk Sharing (G2)
Presiding: Robert DeYoung (University of Kansas)
The Optimality of Interbank Liquidity Insurance
Fabio Castiglionesi (Tilburg University)
Wolf Wagner (Tilburg University)
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The Effects of Usury Laws: Evidence from the Online Loan Market
Oren Rigbi (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
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Rating Agencies in the Face of Regulation - Rating Inflation and Regulatory Arbitrage
Milton Harris (University of Chicago)
Christian C. Opp (University of Chicago)
Marcus M. Opp (University of California-Berkeley)
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The Welfare Cost of Liquidity Requirements
Skander J. Van den Heuvel (Federal Reserve Board)
TARP Investments: Financials and Politics
Denis Sosyura (University of Michigan)
Ran Duchin (University of Michigan)
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Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Century
American Economic Association
Determinants of Corporate Investment and Innovation (G3)
Presiding: Bruce Petersen (Washington University in St. Louis)
Financial Constraints and Innovation: Why Poor Countries Don't Catch Up
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California-Berkeley)
Monika Schnitzer (University of Munich)
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Do Financing Constraints Matter for R&D? New Tests and Evidence
James R. Brown (Iowa State University)
Gustav Martinsson (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)
Bruce C. Petersen (Washington University in St. Louis)
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Corporate Investment: Propensities and Constraints
Joseph P. Ogden (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
Shanhong Wu (University of Arkansas)
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Tolerance for Failure and Corporate Innovation
Xuan Tian (Indiana University)
Tracy Yue Wang (University of Minnesota)
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Discussants:
Bruce C Petersen (Washington University in St. Louis)
Joseph P. Ogden (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
Tracy Yue Wang (University of Minnesota)
Gustav Martinsson (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Denver
American Economic Association
Ethnicity, Identity, and the Labor Market (J1)
Presiding: Laura Argys (University of Colorado-Denver)
Dialects, Cultural Identity, and Economic Exchange
Oliver Falck (ifo, CESifo and MPI)
Stephan Heblich (MPI)
Alfred Lameli (Research Centre Deutscher Sprachatlas)
Jens Suedekum (University of Duisburg-Essen)
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A Comparison and Decomposition of Reform-Era Labor Force Participation Rates of China's Ethnic Minorities and Han Majority
Margaret Maurer-Fazio (Bates College)
James W. Hughes (Bates College)
Dandan Zhang (Australian National University)
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Family Values and the Regulation of Labor
Alberto Alesina (Harvard University and IGIER Bologna)
Yann Algan (Sciences Po and OFCE)
Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique and CRES)
Paola Giuliano (University of California-Los Angeles)
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Ethnic Identity and Reservation Wages of First and Second Generation Migrants
Amelie F. Constant (DIW DC and George Washington University)
Annabelle Krause (IZA)
Ulf Rinne (IZA)
Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA, University of Bonn and DIW Berlin)
Discussants:
Ulf Rinne (IZA)
Randall Akee (Tufts University)
Murat Iyigun (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Robert W. Fairlie (University of California-Santa Cruz)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 14
American Economic Association
Financial Crises and Macroeconomics (AEJ-Macro Session) (E3)
Presiding: Steven Davis (University of Chicago)
Anxious and Crisis Economies
Ana Fostel (George Washington University)
John Geanakoplos (Yale University)
Financial Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (University of California-Berkeley)
Maurice Obstfeld (University of California-Berkeley)
The Optimal Conduct of Monetary Policy with Interest on Reserves
Anil Kashyap (University of Chicago)
Jeremy Stein (Harvard University)
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Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row J
American Economic Association
Gender and Social Policy (J7)
Presiding: Shirley Johnson-Lans (Vassar College)
Have Gender Gaps in Insurance Coverage and Access to Care Narrowed Under Health Reform? Findings from Massachusetts
Sharon K. Long (Urban Institute)
Karen Stockley (Urban Institute)
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Does Free Primary Education Narrow Gender Differences in Schooling? Evidence from Kenya
Adrienne Lucas (Wellesley College)
Isaac Mbiti (Southern Methodist University)
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Women and Drug Crime: The Role of Welfare Reform
Hope Corman (Rider University)
Dhaval M. Dave (Bentley University and NBER)
Nancy E. Reichman (Robert Wood Johnson Medical School)
Dhiman Das (Robert Wood Johnson Medical School)
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Women's Work as Represented in the American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings Issue
Ellen Meade (American University)
Martha Starr (American University)
Discussants:
Anne Winkler (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
Ann Mari May (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Tracy Falba (Duke University)
Paul Glewwe (University of Minnesota)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Vail
American Economic Association
Global Financial Contagion (F3)
Presiding: Stijn Claessens (International Monetary Fund)
Financial Cycles: What? When? How?
Stijn Claessens (International Monetary Fund)
Ayhan Kose (International Monetary Fund)
Marco Terrones (International Monetary Fund)
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Bilateral Financial Linkages and Global Imbalances: A View on the Eve of the Financial Crisis
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti (International Monetary Fund)
Francesco Strobbe (European Central Bank)
Natalia Tamirisa (International Monetary Fund)
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When the Rivers Run Dry: Liquidity and the Use of Wholesale Funds in the Transmission of the U.S. Subprime Crisis
Claudio Raddatz (World Bank)
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How Do U.S. Monetary Shocks Affect Global Stock Markets?
Luc Laeven (International Monetary Fund)
Hui Tong (International Monetary Fund)
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Discussants:
Carmen Reinhart (University of Maryland)
Menzie Chinn (University of Wisconsin)
Marcel Fratzscher (European Central Bank)
Kenneth Kuttner (Williams College)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Plaza Court 1
American Economic Association
Grand Challenges for Social Science Research: The Perspectives of Economists (H1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Myron Gutmann (National Science Foundation)
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
Esther Duflo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Robert Hall (Standford University)
James Poterba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
Emmanuel Saez (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Columbine
American Economic Association
Household Finance -- Consumer Credit (G1)
Presiding: Annette Vissing-Jorgensen (Northwestern University)
The Impact of Information Technology on Consumer Lending
Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Mark Jenkins (University of Pennsylvania)
Jonathan Levin (Stanford University)
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Benefits of Relationship Banking: Evidence from Consumer Credit Markets
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Souphala Chomsisengphet (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Chunlin Liu (University of Nevada-Reno)
Nicholas Souleles (University of Pennsylvania)
The Timing of Paychecks: Implications for Household Expenditure and Indebtedness
Marianne Bertrand (University of Chicago)
Adair Morse (University of Chicago)
Consumer Credit: Learning Your Customer's Default Risk from What (S)he Buys
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen (Northwestern University)
Discussants:
Vikrant Vig (London Business School)
Manju Puri (Duke University)
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berkeley)
Justine Hastings (Yale University)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 17
American Economic Association
Marriage and Divorce: Perspectives from Four Countries (J1)
Presiding: Daniel Hamermesh (University of Texas-Austin)
Personality and Marital Surplus
Shelly Lundberg (University of Washington)
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Women’s Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce, and Fertility
Betsey Stevenson (University of Pennsylvania)
Adam Isen (University of Pennsylvania)
Marriage Subsidies and Divorce: An Analysis of Marginal Marriages
Martin Halla (University of Linz)
Wolfgang Frimmel (University of Linz)
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer (University of Linz)
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Projection Bias in Divorce
Jungmin Lee (Florida International University and Sogang University)
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Discussants:
Jungmin Lee (Florida International University and Sogang University)
Martin Halla (University of Linz)
Shelly Lundberg (University of Washington)
Betsey Stevenson (University of Pennsylvania)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 16
American Economic Association
New Approaches for Modeling Risk in Macroeconomics (E3)
Presiding: Helene Rey (London Business School)
Solving Optimal Portfolio Models around a Risky Steady State
Helene Rey (London Business School)
Nicolas Coeurdacier (London Business School)
Pablo Winant (PSE)
Market Sentiment: A Tragedy of the Commons
Tarek Hassan (University of Chicago)
Thomas Mertens (New York University)
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Disasterization: A Simple Way to Fix the Asset Pricing Properties of Macroeconomic Models
Xavier Gabaix (New York University)
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Regulating Asset Price Risk
Philippe Bacchetta (University of Lausanne)
Cédric Tille (HEI Geneve)
Eric van Wincoop (University of Virginia)
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Leverage and the Financial Accelerator in a Liquidity Trap
Morten Ravn (University College London)
Karel Mertens (Cornell University)
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Discussants:
Cédric Tille (HEI Geneve)
Nicolas Coeurdacier (London Business School)
Karel Mertens (Cornell University)
Tarek Hassan (University of Chicago)
Philippe Bachetta (University of Lausanne)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row H
American Economic Association
Nordic Financial Crises: Lessons from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden (E3)
Presiding: Bengt Holmstrom (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
The Iceland Story: From Boom to Bust, Big Time
Thorvaldur Gylfason (University of Iceland)
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The Great Financial Crisis in Finland and Sweden in the 1990s: The Dynamics of Boom, Bust and Recovery
Jaakko Kiander (Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company)
Lars Jonung (University of Lund, Sweden)
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The Short- and Long-Run Effects of the Norwegian Banking Crisis in the 1990s
Erling Steigum (Norwegian School of Management)
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Lessons from the Nordic Financial Crisis
Lars Jonung (University of Lund, Sweden)
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Discussants:
Michael M. Hutchison (University of California-Santa Cruz)
Michael D. Bordo (Rutgers University)
Clas Wihlborg (Chapman University)
Frederic Holm-Hadulla (European Central Bank)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Terrace
American Economic Association
Political Economy (P1)
Presiding: Patrick Warren (Clemson University)
The Political Resource Curse
Fernanda Brollo (Bocconi University)
Tommaso Nannicini (Bocconi University)
Roberto Perotti (Bocconi University)
Guido Tabellini (Bocconi University)
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Economic Growth and the Rise of Political Extremism: Theory and Evidence
Markus Bruckner (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Hans Peter Gruner (University of Mannheim)
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The Tuesday Advantage of Candidates Endorsed by American Newspapers
Fernanda Leite Lopez de Leon (University of East Anglia)
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Personal Wealth Interests of Politicians and Government Intervention in the Economy: The Bailout of the U.S. Financial Sector
Ahmed Tahoun (London School of Economics)
Laurence van Lent (Tilburg University)
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Lipset Reconsidered: A Rational Theory of the Stability of Democracy
Florian Jung (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland)
Uwe Sunde (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland)
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Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 15
American Economic Association
Popular Economics (A1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Peter Dougherty (Princeton University Press)
Robert Shiller (Yale University)
Robert Frank (Cornell University)
Diane Coyle (Manchester University)
Steve Levitt (University of Chicago)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row E
American Economic Association
Reciprocity, Trust and Social Ties (A1)
Presiding: Raghuram Rajan (University of Chicago)
Reciprocity in a Model of Informal Finance
Viral V. Acharya (New York University)
Raghuram G. Rajan (University of Chicago)
Circles of Trust
Samuel Lee (New York University)
Petra Persson (Columbia University)
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Measuring Trust in Peruvian Shantytowns
Dean Karlan (Yale University)
Markus M. Möbius (Harvard University)
Tanya S. Rosenblat (Iowa State University)
Adam Szeidl (University of California-Berkeley)
Discussants:
Alberto Bisin (New York University)
Gustavo Manso (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Giacomo de Giorgi (Stanford University)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Gold
American Economic Association
Schools (I2)
Presiding: Peter McHenry (College of William & Mary)
Uncertain Outcomes and Child-Parent Decision Making in Curriculum Choice: What Data Do We Need To Tell Them Apart?
Pamela Giustinelli (Northwestern University)
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Are Charter Schools Perceived to be Better than Regular Public Schools? Evidence from Michigan
Joydeep Roy (Georgetown University & EPI)
Rajashri Chakrabarti (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
The Effect of No Child Left Behind on Public Schools: The Role of Sanctions versus Stigma
Rajashri Chakrabarti (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
The Headmaster Ritual
Anders Böhlmark (Stockholm University)
Erik Grönqvist (Institute for Labor Market Policy Evaluation)
Jonas Vlachos (Stockholm University)
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A Non-Experimental Evaluation of Curricular Effectiveness in Math
Rachana Bhatt (Georgia State University)
Cory Koedel (University of Missouri)
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Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
The Bank Capital Crunch and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: Micro-evidence from Europe (E5)
Presiding: Gregory Udell (Indiana University)
Credit Crunch, Flight to Quality and Evergreening: An Analysis of Bank-Firm Relationships After Lehman
Ugo Albertazzi (Banca d'Italia)
Domenico Marchetti (Banca d'Italia)
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Interbank Liquidity Crunch and the Firm Credit Crunch: Evidence from the 2007-2009 Crisis
Rajkamal Iyer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Samuel Lopes (European Central Bank)
Jose-Luis Peydro (European Central Bank)
Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Credit Supply: Identifying Balance-Sheet Channels with Loan Applications and Granted Loans
Gabriel Jiménez (Banco de Espana)
Steven Ongena (Tilburg University)
Jose-Luis Peydro (European Central Bank)
Jesus Taurina (Banco de Espana)
Cross-Border Banking and the International Transmission of Financial Distress During the Crisis of 2007-2008
Alexander Popov (European Central Bank)
Gregory Udell (Indiana University)
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Discussants:
Rajkamal Iyer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Gregory Udell (Indiana University)
Ugo Albertazzi (Banca d'Italia)
Jose-Luis Peydro (European Central Bank)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row I
American Economic Association
The Economics of Skyscrapers and Land Use (R1)
Presiding: Arthur O’Sullivan (Lewis & Clark College)
Skyscrapers and Skylines: New York and Chicago, 1885-2007
Jason Barr (Rutgers University)
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Skyscraper Height and the Macroeconomy
Kusum Mundra (Rutgers University)
Why are Skyscrapers so Tall? Land Use and the Spatial Location of Buildings in New York
Jeffrey P. Cohen (University of Hartford)
Jason Barr (Rutgers University)
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Sclerosis of the City: Inefficiency and the Assembly of Urban Land
Leah Brooks (University of Toronto)
Byron Lutz (Federal Reserve Board)
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Discussants:
Edward Glaeser (Harvard University)
Andrew Haughwout (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Cletus Coughlin (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Robert Helsley (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Majestic Ballroom
American Economic Association
The United States in the World Economy (F4) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)
William Baumol (New York University) Education, Innovative Entrepreneurship, and Economic Prospects for the U.S.
Dale Jorgenson (Harvard University) The Rise of Developing Asia and the Decline of Industrialized Economies
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Douglass C. North (Washington University) Where Are We Going? An Economic Historian Explores the Future
Edward C. Prescott (Arizona State University) Technology Capital and Openness
John Lipsky (International Monetary Fund) U.S. Fiscal Policy and the Global Outlook
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 11
American Economic Association
Understanding the Effects of War on Poverty Programs (I3)
Presiding: Robert Margo (Boston University)
The Long-Term Effects of Family Planning Programs on Poverty
Martha J. Bailey (University of Michigan)
Zoe McLaren (University of Michigan)
The Long-Term Effects of Head Start on Criminal Behavior
Jens Ludwig (University of Chicago)
Douglas Miller (University of California-Davis)
The War on Poverty and Educational Opportunity in the South
Elizabeth U. Cascio (Dartmouth College)
Nora Gordon (Georgetown University)
Sarah Reber (University of California-Los Angeles)
Long Run Impacts of Early Life Exposure to Food and Nutrition Programs
Douglas Almond (Cornell University)
Hilary W. Hoynes (University of California-Davis)
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach (University of Chicago)
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Discussants:
Phillip Levine (Wellesley College)
Jacob Vigdor (Duke University)
Robert Margo (Boston University)
Rucker Johnson (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
Bailouts, Incentives, and Regulation (E6)
Presiding: Thomas Philippon (New York University)
Optimal Interventions in Markets with Adverse Selection
Thomas Philippon (New York University)
Vasiliki Skreta (New York University)
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Collective Moral Hazard, Maturity Mismatch and Systemic Bailouts
Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard University)
Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics)
Illiquidity Seeking Banks and Financial Regulation
Douglas W. Diamond (University of Chicago)
Raghuram G. Rajan (University of Chicago)
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Bailouts, Time Inconsistency and Optimal Regulation
V. V. Chari (University of Minnesota)
Patrick Kehoe (Princeton University)
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Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Terrace
American Economic Association
Behavioral Economics and Consumer Regulation (D0)
Presiding: David Leonhardt (New York Times)
Informing Consumers about Themselves: Electronic Disclosure in Markets
Emir Kamenica (University of Chicago)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Richard H. Thaler (University of Chicago)
Pitfalls and Potential of Disclosing Conflicts of Interest
Daylian Cain (Yale University)
George Loewenstein (Carnegie Mellon University)
Sunita Sah (Carnegie Mellon University)
The Financial Education Fallacy
Lauren Willis (Loyola Law School)
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Discussants:
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berkeley)
Annamaria Lusardi (Dartmouth College)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 15
American Economic Association
Economic Impacts of the September 11 Attacks: A Ten-Year Retrospective (H8)
Presiding: Adam Rose (University of Southern California)
World Trade Center Tenant Relocation Patterns after September 11th, 2001
Alberto Abadie (Harvard University)
Sofia Dermisi (Roosevelt University)
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Calculating the Macroeconomic Costs and Benefits of September 11
Gregory Hess (Claremont McKenna College)
TOTAL ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF TERRORIST ATTACKS: INSIGHTS FROM 9/11
Adam Rose (University of Southern California)
Brock Blomberg (Claremont Mckenna College)
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New Empirics of Transnational Terrorism and Its Impact on Economic Growth
Todd Sandler (University of Texas-Dallas)
Khusrav Gaibulloev (Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research)
Donggyu Sul (University of Texas-Dallas)
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Discussants:
Martin Feldstein (Harvard University and NBER)
Edward Glaeser (Harvard University)
Alan Krueger (Princeton University)
Bryan Roberts (Dept of Homeland Security)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row E
American Economic Association
Economics of the Arts (Z1)
Presiding: Jianping Mei (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business)
Sale Rates and Price Movements in Art Auctions
Kathryn Graddy (Brandeis University)
Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University)
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Rock and Roll Bands, (In)complete Contracts and Creativity
Victor Ginsburgh (ECARES, Brussels and CORE, Louvain-la-Neuve )
Cedric Ceulemans (ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Patrick Legros (ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles)
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Art and Money
Will Goetzmann (Yale School of Management)
Luc Renneboog (Tilburg University)
Christophe Spaenjers (Tilburg University)
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Optimal Learning Patterns for Creativity Generation in a Field
Jonathan Feinstein (Yale School of Management)
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Discussants:
Benjamin Mandel (Federal Reserve Board)
Marie Connolly Pray (University of Quebec-Montreal)
Bruce Weinberg (Ohio State University)
Cedric Ceulemans (ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles )
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
Empirics of Growth (O4)
Presiding: Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Beyond GDP? Welfare across Countries and Time
Charles I. Jones (Stanford University)
Peter Klenow (Stanford University)
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Identifying Technology Spillovers and Product Market Competition
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
Mark Schankerman (London School of Economics)
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
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Innovation, Reallocation and Growth
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Ufuk Akcigit (University of Pennsylvania)
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
William Kerr (Harvard Business School)
Taxation and Innovation
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Julia Cage (Paris School of Economics and Harvard University)
Ufuk Akcigit (University of Pennsylvania)
William Kerr (Harvard Business School)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row J
American Economic Association
Frontier Issues in Utility Regulation (Q4)
Presiding: Erin Mansur (Dartmouth College and NBER)
Designing markets for pollution when damages vary across sources : Evidence from the NOx Budget Program
Meredith Fowlie (University of California-Berkeley)
Nicholas Muller (Middlebury College)
Daniel Tong (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
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Wind Power Investment
Allan Collard-Wexler (New York University)
Ariel Pakes (Harvard University)
How Do Energy Prices, and Labor and Environmental Regulations Affect Local Manufacturing Employment Dynamics? A Regression Discontinuity Approach
Matthew Kahn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Erin Mansur (Dartmouth College and NBER)
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Do Americans Consume Too Little Natural Gas? An Empirical Test of Marginal Cost Pricing
Lucas Davis (University of California-Berkeley)
Erich Muehlegger (Harvard University)
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Information and Energy Efficiency Policy
Hunt Allcott (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Dmitry Taubinsky (Harvard University)
Discussants:
Ryan Kellogg (University of Michigan)
Steve Puller (Texas A&M University)
Stephen Ryan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Joseph Cullen (Harvard University)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row I
American Economic Association
Gender and Labor Markets (J7)
Presiding: Nicole Fortin (University of British Columbia)
Gender Segregation in Occupations: The Role of Tipping and Social Interactions
Jessica Pan (National University of Singapore)
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Compensating Differentials for Sexual Harassment
Joni Hersch (Vanderbilt University)
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Chipping Away at the Glass Ceiling: Gender Spillovers in Corporate Leadership
David Matsa (Northwestern University)
Amalia Miller (University of Virginia)
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Is the Risk Worth the Reward for Top Female Executives?
Karen Selody (University of California, Berkeley)
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Discussants:
Joyce Jacobsen (Wesleyan University)
Wayne Grove (Le Moyne College)
Saranna Thornton (Hampden-Sydney College)
Kai Li (University of British Columbia)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Colorado
American Economic Association
Household Borrowing and the Financial Crisis (E2)
Presiding: Enrichetta Ravina (Columbia University)
Consumer Credit, Financial Frictions, and Long-term Relationships
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Emi Nakamura (Columbia University)
Enrichetta Ravina (Columbia University)
Jon Steinsson (Columbia University)
Risk and Default: Understanding Macro Drivers of Bankruptcy
Ethan B Cohen-Cole (University of Maryland-College Park)
Skin in the Game: Evidence from the Online Social Lending Market
Thomas Hildebrand (European School of Management and Technology)
Manju Puri (Duke University)
Jörg Rocholl (European School of Management and Technology)
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Bankruptcy and Mortgage Default
Wenli Li (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Michelle White (University of California-San Diego and NBER)
Discussants:
Victoria Ivashina (Harvard University)
Adair Morse (University of Chicago)
Arnoud Boot (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Vikrant Vig (London Business School)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 16
American Economic Association
Incentive Compensation (G3)
Presiding: Kevin Murphy (University of Southern California)
What Death Can Tell: Are Executives Paid for Their Contributions to Firm Value?
Bang Dang Nguyen (University of Cambridge)
Kasper Meisner Nielsen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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Agency and Compensation: Evidence from the Hotel Industry
Matthew Freedman (Cornell University)
Renata Kosova (Cornell University)
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CEO Compensation and Political Connectedness
Yaniv Grinstein (Cornell University)
Hadiye Aslan (University of Houston)
Are Bureaucrats Really Paid Like Bureaucrats?
Ruben Enikolopov (New Economic School)
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Monitoring Managers through Corporate Compliance Programs
Charles Angelucci (Toulouse School of Economics)
Martijn Han (University of Amsterdam)
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Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 11
American Economic Association
Innovative Teaching Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Economics (A2)
Presiding: B. Douglas Bernheim (Stanford University)
In-Class vs. Online Experiments: Is There a Difference?
Tisha L.N. Emerson (Baylor Universeity)
Linda K. Carter (Baylor University)
Teaching with Case Studies...Hyperinflation: What Can Zimbabwe Teach Us?
Monica Hartmann (University of St. Thomas)
Robert Werner (University of St. Thomas)
Do Daily Clicker Questions Predict Course Performance?
Lee E. Erickson (Taylor University)
Patricia A. Erickson (Taylor University)
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Discussants:
Steven J. Balassi (Saint Mary's College of California)
Jennifer Imazeki (San Diego State University)
Mariah Ehmke (University of Wyoming)
Cynthia Bansak (St. Lawrence University)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Plaza Court 1
American Economic Association
Intergenerational Transfers (J2)
Presiding: Arthur Diamond (University of Nebraska-Omaha)
The Correlation Between Subjective Parental Longevity and Intergenerational Transfers
Megan M. Way (Babson College)
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Rich Dad, Smart Dad: Decomposing the Intergenerational Transmission of Income
Lars Lefgren (Brigham Young University)
Matthew J. Lindquist (Stockholm University)
David Sims (Brigham Young University)
Magical Transition? Intergenerational Economic Mobility in Rural China from 1988 to 2002
Shahe Emran (George Washington University)
Yan Sun (George Washington University)
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The intergenerational transmission of cognitive and noncognitive abilities
Erik Grönqvist (Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Sweden)
Bjorn Ockert (Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Sweden)
Jonas Vlachos (Stockholm University)
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The Importance of Bequest Motives: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance and the Pattern of Saving
Lee M. Lockwood (University of Chicago)
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Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Spruce
American Economic Association
Labor Supply Effects of Disability Insurance (H5)
Presiding: Mark Duggan (University of Maryland)
The Impact of Stricter Criteria for Disability Insurance on Labor Force Participaton
Stefan Staubli (University of St. Gallen)
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Does Disability Insurance Receipt Discourage Work? Using Examiner Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects of SSDI Receipt
Kathleen Mullen (RAND)
Nicole Maestas (RAND)
Alexander Strand (Social Security Administration)
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How Common is Parking Among Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries? Evaluation of the 1999 Increase in Substantial Gainful Activity on Earnings and Benefits
David Stapleton (Mathematica Policy Research)
Jody Schimmel (Mathematica Policy Research)
Jae Song (Social Security Administration)
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Spousal Labor Supply Responses to Government Programs: Evidence from the Disability Insurance Program
Susan Chen (University of Alabama)
Discussants:
Hilary Hoynes (University of California-Davis)
John Bound (University of Michigan)
Richard Burkhauser (Cornell University)
Julie Cullen (University of California-San Diego)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Majestic Ballroom
American Economic Association
Measuring Financial Capacity and Risk: Lessons from the Financial Crisis (G1)
Presiding: James Poterba (NBER and Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Americans' Financial Capability
Annamaria Lusardi (Dartmouth College)
Olivia S. Mitchell (University of Pennsylvania)
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The Effects of the Financial Crisis on the Well‐Being of Older Americans: Evidence from the Cognitive Economics Study
Miles S. Kimball (University of Michigan)
Matthew D. Shapiro (University of Michigan)
Tyler Shumway (University of Michigan)
Robert J. Willis (University of Michigan)
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Households@Risk: US Households' Capacity to Cope with Risk
Peter Tufano (Harvard Business School)
Daniel Schneider (Princeton University)
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Risk Topography
Markus K. Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Gary Gorton (Yale University)
Arvind Krishnamurthy (Northwestern University)
Discussants:
Arthur Kennickell (Federal Reserve Board)
John Phillips (Social Security Administration)
Arie Kapteyn (Rand Corporation)
Anil Kashyap (University of Chicago)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Century
American Economic Association
Monetary Policy (E3)
Presiding: Peter Rousseau (Vanderbilt University)
Confidence and the Transmission of Monetary and Fiscal Policy Shocks
Ruediger Bachmann (University of Michigan)
Eric Sims (University of Notre Dame)
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Trusting the Bankers: Another Look at the Credit Channel of Monetary Policy
Jose-Luis Peydro (European Central Bank)
Angela Maddaloni (European Central Bank)
Matteo Ciccarelli (European Central Bank)
Financial Frictions, the Financial Immoderation, and the Great Moderation
Cristina Fuentes-Albero (University of Pennsylvania)
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Financial Market Segmentation, Stock Market Volatility and the Role of Monetary Policy
Anastasia S. Zervou (Texas A&M University)
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Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 9
American Economic Association/Peace Science Society International
Peace Science and Regional Science Economics (In Memory of Walter Isard) (Y8)
Presiding: Solomon Polachek (Binghamton University)
Econometric Developments in Peace Science: Relevance as a Latent Variable in Dyadic Analysis of Conflict
Jun Xiang (University of Rochester and Rutgers University)
Democratic Peace and Electoral Accountability
Paola Conconi (Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES) and CEPR)
Nicolas Sahuguet (HEC Montreal, CEPR, and CIRPEE)
Maurizio Zanardi (Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES))
Splitting an Uncertain (Natural) Capital
Jeremy Laurent-Lucchetti (University of Bern)
Justin Leroux (Institut d'Economie Appliquee, CIRPEE, and HEC Montreal)
Bernard Sinclair-Desgagne (HEC Montreal and Ecole Polytechnique de Paris)
To be announced
Raul Caruso (Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
To be announced
Carlos Seiglie (Rutgers University)
To be announced
Solomon Polachek (Binghamton Universirty)
To be announced
Michael Intriligator (UCLA and Milken Institute)
To be announced
Peter Isard (International Monetary Fund)
To be announced
Thomas Schelling (University of Maryland)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 17
American Economic Association
Predicting Exchange Rates (F3)
Presiding: David Papell (University of Houston)
Factor Model Forecasts of Exchange Rates
Charles Engel (University of Wisconsin)
Nelson C. Mark (University of Notre Dame)
Kenneth D. West (University of Wisconsin)
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Yield Curve Predictors of Foreign Exchange Returns
Andrew Ang (Columbia University)
Joseph C. Chen (University of California-Davis)
What Moves Real Exchange Rates?
Jules H. van Binsbergen (Stanford University)
Ralph S.J. Koijen (University of Chicago)
Brent Neiman (University of Chicago)
Countercyclical Currency Risk Premia
Hanno Lustig (University of California-Los Angeles)
Nikolai Roussanov (University of Pennsylvania)
Adrien Verdelhan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Discussants:
David Papell (University of Houston)
Jan Groen (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Jian Wang (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Magnus Dahlquist (Stockholm University)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Gold
American Economic Association
Race, Property, and Segregation in Historical Perspective (J1)
Presiding: William Collins (Vanderbilt University)
Race and Home Ownership from the End of the Civil War to the Present
William J. Collins (Vanderbilt University)
Robert A. Margo (Boston University)
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Covenants Without Courts: Enforcing Residential Segregation with Legally Unenforceable Agreements
Richard Brooks (Yale Law School)
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The New Deal, Race, and Housing in the 1920s and 1930s
Price Fishback (University of Arizona)
Trevor Kollmann (University of Arizona)
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One Farm Bought, One House Built: The Enduring Effect of Free Land on Black Property Ownership
Melinda Miller (United States Naval Academy)
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Discussants:
Fred H. Smith (Davidson College)
Trevon D. Logan (Ohio State University)
Thomas Cvrcek (Clemson University)
Joseph P. Ferrie (Northwestern University)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Vail
American Economic Association
School Accountability and Student Outcomes: The Impact of No Child Left Behind (I2)
Presiding: Jonah Rockoff (Columbia Business School)
The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement
Thomas Dee (University of Virginia)
Brian A. Jacob (University of Michigan)
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Under Pressure: Job Security, Resource Allocation, and Productivity in Schools under NCLB
Randall Reback (Barnard College, Columbia University)
Jonah Rockoff (Columbia Business School)
Heather L. Schwartz (RAND)
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Assessing the Impacts of Closing Persistently Failing Schools
Lisa Barrow (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Kyung-Hong Park (University of Chicago)
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach (Northwestern University)
No Child Left Behind: Estimating the Impact on Choices and Student Outcomes
Justine S. Hastings (Yale University)
Jeffrey M. Weinstein (Syracuse University)
Discussants:
David Figlio (Northwestern University)
Steven G. Rivkin (Amherst College)
Bruce Sacerdote (Dartmouth College)
Brian A. Jacob (University of Michigan)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Denver
American Economic Association
Stratification Economics (A Roundtable): An Emerging Subfield (Z1)
Presiding: William Darity, Jr. (Duke University)
Stratification Economics: Economics and Social Identity
William Darity, Jr. (Duke University)
Patrick L. Mason (Florida State University)
James Stewart (Pennsylvania State University)
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Stratification Economics and Wealth Inequality
Darrick Hamilton (The New School)
Stratification Economics and Immigration Theory
Alberto Davila (University of Texas-Pan American)
Joseph Guzman (STRATGlobal Consulting)
Marie Mora (University of Texas-Pan American)
Sue Stockly (Eastern New Mexico University)
Stratification Economics and the Racial Achievement Gap
Timothy Diette (Washington & Lee University)
Arthur H. Goldsmith (Washington & Lee University)
The Economic Breeding-Out of Surplus Blacks? The Political Economy of Eugenic Sterilization And Genocide In North Carolina
Gregory Price (Morehouse College)
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Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row H
American Economic Association
The Economics of Blood, Stem Cell and Organ Donation (I1)
Presiding: Ted Bergstrom (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Stem Cell Donor Matching for Patients of Mixed Race
Ted Bergstrom (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Rod Garratt (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Damien Sheehan-Connor (Wesleyan University)
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Will There be Blood? Incentives and Substitution Effects in Pro-Social Behavior
Nicola Lacetera (University of Toronto)
Mario Macis (Johns Hopkins University)
Robert Slonim (University of Sydney)
Donorcycles: Motorcycle Helmet Laws and the Supply of Organ Donors
Todd Elder (Michigan State University)
Stacy Dickert-Conlin (Michigan State University)
Brian Moore (Michigan State University)
Jeff DeSimone (University of Texas-Arlington)
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The Effect of Cadaveric Kidney Donations on Living Kidney Donations
Jose Fernandez (University of Louisville)
Lisa Stohr (University of Louisville)
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Discussants:
Douglas Hough (Johns Hopkins University)
Steven Leider (University of Michigan)
Susanne Neckermann (ZEW - University of Mannheim)
Lan Shi (University of Washington)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Columbine
American Economic Association
The Policy Response to the Financial Crisis (E5)
Presiding: Veronica Guerrieri (University of Chicago)
The Central-Bank Balance Sheet as an Instrument of Monetary Policy
Vasco Curdia (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Michael Woodford (Columbia University)
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Credit Crises, Precautionary Savings and the Liquidity Trap
Veronica Guerrieri (University of Chicago)
Guido Lorenzoni (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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The Great Escape? A Quantitative Evaluation of the Fed's Non-Standard Policies
Marco Del Negro (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Gauti Eggertsson (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Andrea Ferrero (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton University)
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Managing Credit Booms and Busts: A Pigouvian Taxation Perspective
Olivier Jeanne (Johns Hopkins University)
Anton Korinek (University of Maryland)
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Discussants:
Olivier Jeanne (Johns Hopkins University)
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton University)
Guido Lorenzoni (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Michael Woodford (Columbia University)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 10
American Economic Association
Who Bears the Corporate Income Tax? An Empirical Approach to Assessing Incidence (H2)
Presiding: Alan Auerbach (University of California-Berkeley)
Spatial Tax Competition and Domestic Wages
Kevin Hassett (American Enterprise Institute)
Aparna Mathur (American Enterprise Institute)
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The Direct Incidence of Corporate Income Tax On Wages
Wiji Arulampalam (University of Warwick)
Michael P. Devereux (Oxford University)
Giorgia Maffini (University of Warwick)
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Labor and Capital Shares of The Corporate Tax Burden: International Evidence
Mihir Desai (Harvard University and NBER)
C . Fritz Foley (Harvard University and NBER)
James R Hines (University of Michigan and NBER)
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Corporate Taxes and Wages: Evidence from the 50 States
Robert Carroll (Tax Foundation and American University)
Discussants:
Alan Auerbach (University of California-Berkeley)
Alison Felix (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
li Liu (Rutgers University)
Dhammika Dharmapala (University of Illinois)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Mineral Hall G
History of Economics Society/American Economic Association
Irving Fisher and Modern Economics: 100 Years After The Purchasing Power of Money (B3)
Presiding: David Laidler (University of Western Ontario)
Irving Fisher and Index Number Theory
Erwin Diewert (University of British Columbia)
Irving Fisher and Chicago Economics
Michael D. Bordo (Rutgers University)
Hugh Rockoff (Rutgers University)
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Irving Fisher, Debt Deflation, and Crises
Robert J. Shiller (Yale University)
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Irving Fisher and the Quantity Theorists of his Time
Rebeca Gomez Betancourt (University of Lyon, TRIANGLE)
Jerome de Boyer des Roches (University of Paris IX-Dauphine)
Discussants:
Alice Orcutt Nakamura (University of Alberta)
David E. W. Laidler (University of Western Ontario)
Robert W. Dimand (Brock University)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Capitol
Korea-America Economic Association/American Economic Association
Recent Development in Microeconomics (D8)
Presiding: In-Koo Cho (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Measuring Media Influence on U.S. State Courts
Claire Lim (Stanford University)
James Snyder (Harvard University)
David Stromberg (Stockholm University)
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Regression Discontinuity Designs with an Endogenous Forcing Variable and an Application to Contracting in Health Care
Minjung Park (University of California-Berkeley)
Pat Bajari (University of Minnesota)
Han Hong (Stanford University)
Robert Town (University of Minnesota)
Endogenous Market Segmentation for Lemons
Kyungmin Kim (Unversity of Iowa)
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A de Finetti Theorem for Capacities: Ambiguity about Correlation
Kyoungwon Seo (Northwestern University)
Larry Epstein (Boston University)
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Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Biltmore
Transportation & Public Utilities Group/American Economic Association
Recent Developments in Transportation (L9)
Presiding: Wesley Wilson (University of Oregon)
Trade Growth and Its Effect on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Transport
Misak Avetisyan (Purdue University)
Anca Cristea (Purdue University)
David Hummels (Purdue University)
Laura Puzzello (Purdue University)
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Recent Developments in the Analysis of Transportation Costs and Productivity
Gerard J. McCullough (University of Minnesota)
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Effects of Government Quality and Institutional Choice on the Efficiency of Airports in the United States
Tae Oum (University of British Columbia)
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Recent Developments in Transportation Demand and Choice Modeling
Kenneth Train (University of California-Berkeley)
Wesley Wilson (University of Oregon)
Discussants:
Bruce A. Blonigen (University of Oregon and NBER)
Clifford Winston (Brookings Institution)
James Peoples (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Jeffrey Cohen (University of Hartford)
Jan 08, 2011 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Capitol 3
Union for Radical Political Economists/American Economic Association
Macroeconomics after the Crisis (E3)
Presiding: Fred Moseley (Mount Holyoke College)
Is the Fundamental Science of Macroeconomics Sound?
David Colander (Middlebury College)
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Real World Macroeconomics: Financial Market Liquidity and Money Contract Obligations
Paul Davidson (The New School)
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A Monetary Minsky Model of the Great Moderation and the Great Recession
Steve Keen (University of Western Sydney)
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Macroeconomic Theory after the Crisis
Amitava Dutt (University of Notre Dame)
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Discussants:
Benjamin Friedman (Harvard University)
Robert Gordon (Northwestern University)
Kevin Hoover (Duke University)
Jan 08, 2011 12:30 pm, Sheraton, Grand Ballroom
American Economic Association
Nobel Laureate Luncheon Honor the 2009 Nobel Laureates in Economics
Presiding: Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University)
Avinash Dixit (Princeton University)
Jan 08, 2011 12:30 pm, Marriott, Nat Hill
Association of Financial Economists/American Economic Association
Regulating Bank Leverage (G2)
Presiding: Rene Stulz (Ohio State University)
The Dark Side of Liquidity Creation: Leverage and Systemic Risk
Viral Acharya (New York University)
Anjan Thakor (Washington University)
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A New Capital Regulation for Large Financial Institutions
Oliver Hart (Harvard University)
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
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Liquidity Requirements as a Macro-Prudential Tool
Tobias Adrian (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Hyun Shin (Princeton University)
Discussants:
Paolo Fulghieri (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Kose John (New York University)
Andrew Winton (University of Minnesota)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
Can Fiscal Adjustments Contribute to Solve Global Imbalances? (F4)
Presiding: Fabrizio Perri (University of Minnesota)
External Imbalances and Fiscal Policy
Philip Lane (Trinity College Dublin and CEPR)
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Fiscal Deficits and Current Account Deficits
Michael Kumhof (International Monetary Fund)
Douglas Laxton (International Monetary Fund)
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Fiscal Policy and the Current Account
Paolo Mauro (International Monetary Fund)
Antonio Fatás (INSEAD)
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Fiscal policy in open economy: estimates for the euro area
Lorenzo Forni (International Monetary Fund)
Massimiliano Pisani (Bank of Italy)
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Discussants:
Morten O. Ravn (University College London)
Luca Guerrieri (Federal Reserve Board)
Roel Beetsma (Amsterdam School of Economics)
Robert Kollmann (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Silver
American Economic Association
Crossing the United States Border (J1)
Presiding: Stephen Trejo (University of Texas-Austin)
The Impact of Mexican Immigration on U.S. Natives: Evidence from Migrant Flows Driven by Rainfall Shocks
Dean Yang (University of Michigan)
Todd Pugatch (University of Michigan)
Legalization and the Economic Status of Immigrants
Silvia H. Barcellos (RAND Corporation)
The Economics of Border Crossings
Ambarish Chandra (University of British Columbia)
Keith Head (University of British Columbia)
Mariano Tappata (University of British Columbia)
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Mexican-Americans in U.S. Schools
Mikhail Pyatigorsky (Boston University)
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Chinese Graduate Students and U.S. Scientific Productivity
Patrick Gaule (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Mario Piacentini (OECD)
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Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row I
American Economic Association
Economic Policy Responses to Climate Change (Q5)
Presiding: Kenneth Judd (Hoover Institution)
Addressing International Emissions Leakage in Domestic Climate-Change Policy
Lawrence H. Goulder (Stanford University)
Marc Hafstead (Stanford University)
Sensitivity of Global Carbon Emissions
Todd Munson (Argonne National Laboratories)
Joshua Elliot (University of Chicago)
Sam Kortum (University of Chicago)
Fernando Perez-Cervantes (University of Chicago)
David Weisbach (University of Chicago)
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Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Analysis of Climate Change Policies
Thomas Lontzek (University of Zurich)
Kenneth Judd (Hoover Institution)
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Climate Change Policies in Stochastic Environments
Kenneth L. Judd (Hoover Institution)
Discussants:
Sam Kortum (University of Chicago)
Kenneth Judd (Hoover Institution)
Todd Munson (Argonne National Laboratories)
David Weisbach (University of Chicago)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row E
American Economic Association
Energy Conservation and Electricity Demand (Q4)
Presiding: Dora Costa (University of California-Los Angeles and NBER)
The Diffusion of Energy Efficiency in Building
Nils Kok (Maastricht University, Netherlands)
John Quigley (University of California-Berkeley)
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An Experimental Comparison of Critical Peak and Real-Time Pricing
Frank Wolak (Stanford University and NBER)
Energy Conservation “Nudges” and Environmentalist Ideology: Evidence from a Randomized Residential Electricity Field Experiment
Dora L. Costa (University of California-Los Angeles and NBER)
Matthew E. Kahn (University of California-Los Angeles and NBER)
Discussants:
Paul Joskow (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Erin Mansur (Dartmouth College and NBER)
Catherine Wolfram (University of California-Berkeley and NBER)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Vail
American Economic Association
Experimenting with Organizations (D2)
Presiding: Stefano Dellavigna (University of California-Berkeley)
Incentives and Commitments for Exercise: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Corporate Employees
Heather Royer (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Mark Stehr (Drexel University)
Justin Sydnor (Case Western Reserve University and University of Wisconsin)
How Do Extrinsic Incentives Motivate Pro-Social Behavior? Natural Field Experiments in Blood Donation
Nicola Lacetera (Case Western Reserve University and University of Toronto)
Mario Macis (University of Michigan)
Robert Slonim (University of Sydney)
The Effect of Performance-Based Incentives on Educational Achievement: Evidence from Randomized Experiments
Steven Levitt (University of Chicago)
John List (University of Chicago)
Sally Sadoff (University of Chicago)
Rankings and Social Tournaments: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Iwan Barankay (University of Pennsylvania)
Discussants:
Joseph Price (Brigham Young University)
Stefano Dellavigna (University of California-Berkeley)
Kirabo Jackson (Cornell University)
Stephen Meier (Columbia University)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 10
American Economic Association
Financial Crises, Systemic Risk and Macroprudential Regulation (E6)
Presiding: Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Systemic Risk Charges
Markus K. Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Patrick Cheridito (Princeton University)
Systemic Risk and Inefficient Debt Maturity
Julien Bengui (University of Maryland)
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Booms, Busts and Growth
Olivier Jeanne (Johns Hopkins University)
Anton Korinek (University of Maryland)
Discussants:
Anton Korinek (University of Maryland)
Vito Gala (London Business School)
Guido Lorenzoni (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 17
American Economic Association
Financial Innovation and Securitization (G2)
Presiding: Douglas Diamond (University of Chicago)
Neglected Risks, Financial Innovation, and Financial Fragility
Nicola Gennaioli (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)
Robert Vishny (University of Chicago)
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Renegotiation of Securitized Debt
Efraim Benmelech (Harvard University)
Victoria Ivashina (Harvard University)
David Scharfstein (Harvard University)
620 FICO, Take II: Securitization and Screening in the Subprime Mortgage Market
Benjamin Keys (Federal Reserve Board)
Tanmoy Mukherjee (Sorin Capital Management)
Amit Seru (University of Chicago)
Vikrant Vig (London Business School)
Mortgage Modification and Strategic Default
Christopher Mayer (Columbia Business School)
Edward Morrison (Columbia Law School)
Tomasz Piskorski (Columbia Business School)
Arpit Gupta (Columbia Law School)
Discussants:
Gary Gorton (Yale University)
Anil Kashyap (University of Chicago)
Atif Mian (University of California-Berkeley)
Karen Pence (Federal Reserve Board)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Spruce
American Economic Association
Financial Market Reactions to News (G1)
Presiding: Douglas Pearce (North Carolina State University)
Asset Prices in a News Driven Real Business Cycle Model
Aytek Malkhozov (London School of Economics)
Maral Shamloo (International Monetary Fund)
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Middlemen in Limit-Order Markets
Boyan Jovanovic (New York University)
Albert Menkveld (VU University Amsterdam)
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Financial Expertise as an Arms Race
Vincent Glode (University of Pennsylvania)
Richard Green (Carnegie Mellon University)
Richard Lowery (University of Texas-Austin)
Investors' Horizons and the Amplification of Market Shocks
Mariassunta Giannetti (Stockholm School of Economics)
Andrew Ellul (Indiana University)
Cristina Cella (Indiana University)
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Investor and Central Bank Uncertainty and Fear Measures Embedded in Index Options
Alexander David (University of Calgary)
Pietro Veronesi (University of Chicago)
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Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 15
American Economic Association
History, Crisis, Institutions and Economic Analysis (A1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Oliver Williamson (University of California-Berkeley)
Charles Calomiris (Columbia University) Banking Crises and the Rules of the Games
Paul David (Stanford University) Path Dependent Economics and the Micro-Dynamics of Institutional Reform
Benjamin Friedman (Harvard University) What Did We Learn from the Financial Crisis?
Robert Owen (University of Nantes) History, News and the Analysis of Evolutionary Economic Processes
Robert Shiller (Yale University) Responses to the Financial Crisis: What are the Most Fundamental Institutional Changes?
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Century
American Economic Association
Microfinance (O1)
Presiding: Ariane Szafarz (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
You Can Pick Your Friends' Loans, As Long as You Watch Them: Loan Screening and Enforcement in a Referrals Field Experiment
Gharad Bryan (Yale University)
Dean Karlan (Yale University)
Jonathan Zinman (Dartmouth College)
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The Role of Joint Liability Contracts and Guarantor Contracts in microfinance
Tomek Katzur (University of Groningen)
Robert Lensink (University of Groningen)
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On the Efficiency Effects of Subsidies in Microfinance: An Empirical Inquiry
Marek Hudon (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Daniel Traca (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
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Discrimination by Microcredit Officers: Theory and Evidence on Disability in Uganda
Marc Labie (Université de Mons)
Pierre-Guillaume Méon (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Roy Mersland (University of Agder)
Ariane Szafarz (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
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Discussants:
Rients Galema (University of Groningen)
Marc Labie (Université de Mons)
Robert Lensink (University of Groningen)
Bruce Wydick (University of San Francisco)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 11
American Economic Association
Monetary Policy and the Term Structure of Forecasts (E5)
Presiding: Kajal Lahiri (University at Albany)
Arbitrage-Free Model Forecasts of the Term Structure of Interest Rates
Jose Lopez (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Jens Christensen (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Glenn Rudebusch (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Global Equilibrium Real Interest Rates
Sharon Kozicki (Bank of Canada)
James Rossiter (Bank of Canada)
How Does Monetary Policy Affect the Term Structure of Inflation Forecasts?
Kajal Lahiri (University at Albany)
Prakash Loungani (International Monetary Fund)
Xuguang Sheng (American University)
Predictability of output growth and inflation: A multi-horizon survey approach
Andrew Patton (Duke University)
Allan Timmermann (University of California-San Diego)
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Discussants:
Todd Clark (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Ruslan Bikbov (Federal Reserve Board)
Min Wei (Federal Reserve Board)
Arturo Estrella (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Columbine
American Economic Association
Monetary Policy in Financial Crises (E5)
Presiding: Robin Greenwood (Harvard Business School)
Two Monetary Tools: Interest Rates and Haircuts
Adam Ashcraft (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Nicolae Garleanu (University of California-Berkeley)
Lasse Heje Pedersen (New York University)
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A Comparative Advantage Approach to Government Debt Maturity
Robin M. Greenwood (Harvard University)
Samuel G. Hanson (Harvard University)
Jeremy C. Stein (Harvard University)
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The Financial-Market Effects of the Federal Reserve's Large-Scale Asset Purchases
Joseph Gagnon (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
Matthew Raskin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Julie Remache (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Brian Sack (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Balance Sheet Adjustments in the 2008 Crisis
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)
In Gu Khang (Northwestern)
Arvind Krishnamurthy (Northwestern University)
Discussants:
Tobias Adrian (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Wei Xiong (Princeton University)
Eric Swanson (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Viral Acharya (New York University)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Plaza Foyer
American Economic Association
Poster Session: Active Learning Strategies for the Undergraduate Economics Curriculum (A2) (Poster Session)
Presiding: Wendy Stock (Montana State University)
Do Voting Schemes Matter?
Barbara Beliveau (St. Mary's College of Maryland)
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The Psychology of Price Bubbles
Barbara Beliveau (St. Mary's College of Maryland)
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Teaching Statistical Inference with Multiple Decls of Cards
Barbara Beliveau (St. Mary's College of Maryland)
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Demonstrating a Central Tenet of the New Institutional Economics Using a Classroom Experiment
Christopher Bell (University of North Carolina-Asheville)
Developing Quality Undergraduate Research Experiences in Economics: Tools, Tips, and Ideas from the Starting Point Economics Pedatogic Portal Project
Mary O. Borg (University of North Florida)
Stephen B. DeLoach (Elon University)
Shelia Kennison (Oklahoma State University)
Elizabeth Perry-Sizemore (Randolph College)
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Connecting to Your Heritage: Making Economics Personal
Charles Britton (University of Arkansas)
Understanding Strategic Behavior in an Oligopoly Model Using Classroom Clickers
Keith Brouhle (Grinnell College)
Engaging a Diverse Set of Students in Healthcare Economics
Bruce Brown (California State Polytechnic University)
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Twitternomics: Using Tweets to Teach
Howard Cochran (Belmont University)
Marieta Velikova (Belmont University)
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Perfect in an Imperfect World
Marilyn Cottrell (Brock University)
Teaching Externalities with the Performance-Enhancing Drug Game: An Experimental Approach
Damian Damianov (University of Texas-Pan American)
Shane Sanders (Nicholls State University)
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Improving Undergraduate Teaching and Community Outreach through a State University Economic Research Center
Maureen Dunne (Framingham State University)
Martha Meaney (Framingham State University)
Fahlino Sjuib (Framingham State University)
Teaching Effectiveness of Macroeconomic Policy using Interactive Spreadsheets
Sarah Ghosh (University of Scranton)
Satyajit Ghosh (University of Scranton)
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Teaching Exchange Rates using Currency Offer Curves: The U.S. China Example
Jannett Highfill (Bradley University)
Raymond Wojcikewych (Bradley University)
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Landmine Clearance as a Case for Principles of Economics
Scott Houser (Colorado School of Mines)
Bite Size Pieces Taste Better
Areerat Kichkha (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale)
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Mocknell Baskerball League Player Auction
Gregory Krohn (Bucknell University)
How to Assess Student Success for Students Working with Internet Learning Applications
Carsten Lange (California State Polytechnic University)
Starting Point: Pedagogical Resources for Teaching and Learning Economics
Mark H. Maier (Glendale Community College)
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)
Scott P. Simkins (Academy for Teaching and Learning)
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Using Live Question for Assist Learning in Economics
G. Dirk Mateer (Pennsylvania State University)
There Is No Such Thing as a Free Textbook
Simon Medcalfe (Augusta State University)
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Self-Guided Learning: The Value of Self-Directed Projects in Statistics for Business and Economics
Angela Mitchell (Wilmington College)
Large Classes in a Small College Setting: Achieving Economics of Scale and Pedagogical Success in Teaching Principles of Microeconomics
Michael J. Murray (Central College)
Brian Peterson (Central College)
A Web-Based Final Exam in Economics: Can We Help Students Learn to Identify and Explain Economics in Everyday Life?
Bridget O'Shaughnessy (McMaster University, Canada)
Teaching "Externalities" with Dynamic Graphs in Microsoft Excel
B.A. Pitafi (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale)
Thomas Mitchell (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale)
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Economics Network: Ten Major Successes from the Past Ten Years
Inna Pomorina (University of Bristol, United Kingdom)
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Use of Student-Authored Study Guide to Teach Principles of Microeconomics
Rod Raehsler (Clarion University)
Closing the Grade Gap between 9 and 10am Introductory Microeconomic Course by Using Active Learning Examples
Geetha Rajaram (Whittier College)
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Simulating Oligopoly to Enhance Student Learning
Christopher Ruebeck (Lafayette College)
Joseph E. Harrington (Johns Hopkins University)
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Interactive Lecture Demonstrations: Assessing the Effectiveness of Predict, Experience, and Reflect in Economics Instruction
Rochelle Ruffer (Nazareth College)
Mark H. Maier (Glendale Community College)
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A Classroom Experiment Illustrating the Law of Demand
Nicholas Rupp (East Carolina University)
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Peer Instruction the Economics Way: A Modification of Peer Instruction Designed for a Large Enrollment Principles of Economics Classroom
Michael K. Salemi (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Jose Vazquez-Cognet (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
An Instructional Exercise in Price Controls: Product Quality and Public Policy
Shane Sanders (Nicholls State University)
Dennis L. Wiseman (Kansas State University)
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Using Generative Learning Strategies for Assessment of Student Understanding in a Principles of Microeconomics Course
Katherine Sauer (Metropolitan State College of Denver)
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Understanding Inflation: The Consumer Price Index
Brian Sloboda (University of Phoenix and U.S. Postal Service)
The Economic Naturalist Walk
Scott Steele (Berea College)
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Thinking Like an Economist
Kristine West (University of Minnesota)
Katie Genadek (University of Minnesota)
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Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Gold
American Economic Association/Women in Real Estate Network
Re-Thinking House Price Models (R1)
Presiding: Marsha Courchane (Charles River Associates)
Ranking Up by Moving Out: The Effect of the Texas Top 10% plan on Property Values
Kalena E. Cortes (Syracuse University)
Andrew Friedson (Syracuse University)
State Misallocation and Housing Prices: Theory and Evidencefrom China
Shing-Yi Wang (New York University)
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The Relationship between Willingness-to-Pay Estimates in the Hedonic and Discrete Choice Models
Maisy Wong (University of Pennsylvania)
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A Dynamic Model of Property Value Hedonics: Incorporating Forward-Looking Behavior into the Hedonic Approach
Kelly Bishop (Washington University-St. Louis)
Alvin Murphy (Washington University-St. Louis)
Discussants:
David Harrison (Texas Tech University)
Tsur Somerville (University of British Columbia)
John Clapp (University of Connecticut)
Tom Thibodeau (University of Colorado)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row H
American Economic Association
Regression, Reweighting, or Both? (C1)
Presiding: David Card (University of California-Berkeley)
Blinder Oaxaca as a Reweighting Estimator
Patrick Kline (University of California-Berkeley)
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Robust Estimates of the Average Treatment Effect
Bryan Graham (New York University)
Keisuke Hirano (University of Arizona)
Flexible Estimation of Treatment Effect Parameters
Han Hong (Stanford University)
Xiaohong Chen (Yale University)
Thomas MaCurdy (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
Joshua Angrist (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Edward Vytlacil (Yale University)
Kei Hirano (University of Arizona)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Terrace
American Economic Association
Social Protection Programs in Latin America (H7)
Presiding: Alicia Menendez (University of Chicago)
Experimental Analysis of the Health and Well-Being Effects of a Non-contributory Social Security Program
Emma Aguila (RAND)
Arie Kapteyn (RAND)
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Effects of Colombia's Social Protection System on Workers' Choice between Formal and Informal Employment
Emily Conover (Hamilton College)
Adriana Camacho (Universidad de los Andes)
Alejandro Hoyos (InterAmerican Development Bank)
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Informality and the Expansion of Social Protection Programs: The Case of Mexico
Oliver Azuara (University of Chicago)
Ioana Marinescu (University of Chicago)
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Manipulation of Social Program Eligibility: Detection, Explanations and Consequences for Empirical Research
Emily Conover (Hamilton College)
Adriana Camacho (Universidad de Los Andes)
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Participation of the Poorest and Distributional Effects of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs
Carlos Rodriguez Castelan (Cornell University)
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Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 16
American Economic Association
Technological Innovation to Tackle Climate Change (O3)
Presiding: Nicholas Stern (London School of Economics)
The Environment and Directed Technical Change
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
David Hemous (Harvard University)
Leonardo Bursztyn (Harvard University)
Carbon taxes, Path Dependency and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Antoine Dechezleprêtre (London School of Economics)
Ralf Martin (London School of Economics)
David Hemous (Harvard University)
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Directed Technical Change: Energy vs. Capital and Labor
Per Krusell (IIES)
John Hassler (IIES)
Conny Olovsson (IIES)
Directing Technological Change While Reducing the Risk of (Not) Picking Winners: The Case of Renewable Energy
Nick Johnstone (OECD)
Ivan Haščič (OECD)
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Discussants:
Nick Stern (London School of Economics)
Mike Greenstone (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Robin Burgess (London School of Economics)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 14
American Economic Association
The Great Trade Collapse of 2008-2009 (F1)
Presiding: Gene Grossman (Princeton University)
The "Collapse in Quality" Hypothesis
Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan)
Logan Lewis (University of Michigan)
Linda Tesar (University of Michigan)
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Trade Finance and the Great Trade Collapse
Mary Amiti (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
David Weinstein (Columbia University)
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US Trade and Inventory Dynamics
George Alessandria (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Joseph Kaboski (University of Notre Dame)
Virgiliu Midrigan (New York University)
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Vertical Linkages and the Collapse of Global Trade
Rudolfs Bems (International Monetary Fund)
Robert Johnson (Dartmouth College)
Kei-Mu Yi (Federal Reserve Bank of Minnesota)
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Discussants:
Brent Neiman (University of Chicago)
Kalina Manova (Stanford University)
Jonathan Eaton (Pennsylvania State University)
Gene Grossman (Princeton University)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Denver
American Economic Association
The Stability of Preferences Across Contexts (D1)
Presiding: Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
How General are Risk Preferences? Choices under Uncertainty in Different Domains
Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Iuliana Pascu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Mark Cullen (Stanford University)
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Why Do Defaults Work?
John Beshears (Harvard University)
James Choi (Yale University)
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University)
The Nature of Risk Preferences: Evidence from Insurance Choices
Levon Barseghyan (Cornell University)
Francesca Molinari (Cornell University)
Ted O'Donoghue (Cornell University)
Joshua C. Teitelbaum (Georgetown University)
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Discussants:
Benjamin Handel (Northwestern University)
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berkeley)
Botond Koszegi (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 08, 2011 2:30 pm, Marriott, Denver Suite I & II
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association/American Economic Association
Agglomeration and Entrepreneurship (O4)
Presiding: Stuart Rosenthal (Syracuse University)
Entrepreneurs and Cities: Complexity, Thickness and Balance
Robert Helsley (University of California-Berkeley)
William Strange (University of Tornonto)
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Entrepreneurship, Mines, and Urban Growth
Edward Glaeser (Harvard University)
William Kerr (Harvard University)
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The Costs of Agglomeration: Land Prices in French Cities
Pierre-Philippe Combes (University of Aix)
Gilles Duranton (University of Toronoto)
Laurent Gobillon (National Institute of Demographic Studies-Paris)
Do State Taxes Affect Entrepreneurship? Estimates from a Border Model with Agglomeration Economies
Shawn Rohlin (University of Akron)
Stuart Rosenthal (Syracuse University)
Amanda Ross (Syracuse University)
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Discussants:
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)
Curtis Simon (Clemson University)
Francois Ortalo-Magne (University of Wisconsin)
Jan Brueckner (University of California-Irvine)
Jan 08, 2011 4:40 pm, Sheraton, Grand Ballroom
American Economic Association
Awards Ceremony and Presidential Address
Presiding: Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University)
Robert E. Hall (Stanford University) The Long Slump
Jan 08, 2011 8:00 pm, Sheraton, South Convention Lobby
American Economic Association
The Economics Humor Session in Honor of Caroline Postelle Clotfelter (Z1)
Presiding: N. Gregory Mankiw (Harvard University)
"Limericks Economiques" by Dr. Goose
David Levkovits (limericksecon.com)
Supplying Justice, Demanding Vengeance: The Economics of Comic Books
Mark Butler (St. Johns University and Ecocomics Blog)
Nicholas Tilipman (Cornell University and Ecocomics Blog)
The Economics of the Simpsons
Jodi N. Beggs (Harvard University and economistsdoitwithmodels.com)
CBO versus OMB...OMG!
Yoram Bauman (University of Washington and standupeconomist.com)

Jan 09, 2011

Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row J
American Economic Association
AEA Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession--Dissertation Session (Y9)
Presiding: Ngina Chiteji (Skidmore College)
The Impact of Smoking Bans on Birth Weight: Is Less More?
R.J. Briggs (Pennsylvania State University)
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Estimating the Effect of a Dual Language Program on Student Achievement: A Quasi-Natural Experiment
Ivan Ariel de Jesus (Columbia University)
Banking Efficiency and Remittances: The Mexican Case
Violeta Diaz (University of Texas-Pan American)
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Do Housing Prices Account for School Accountability?
Erika Martinez (Duke University)
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Do Minimum Salaries Shorten Firm Tenure or Career Length?
Johnny Ducking (University of Kentucky)
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Discussants:
Patrick Mason (Florida State University)
Mark Hugh Lopez (Pew Hispanic Center)
Darrick Hamilton (The New School)
Maria Mora (University of Texas-Pan American)
Sue Stockly (Eastern New Mexico University)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Vail
American Economic Association
Asset Prices (E2)
Presiding: Sheng Guo (Florida International University)
An Equilibrium Asset Pricing Model with Labor Market Search
Lars-Alexander Kuehn (Carnegie Mellon University)
Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau (Carnegie Mellon University)
Lu Zhang (University of Michigan)
A Dynamic Model of Subprime Mortgage Default: Estimation and Policy Implications
Sean Chu (Federal Reserve Board)
Patrick Bajari (University of Minnesota)
Denis Nekipelov (University of California-Berkeley)
Minjung Park (University of Minnesota)
Default: Bankruptcy or Delinquency?
Kartik Athreya (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Juan Sanchez (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Eric R. Young (University of Virginia)
Collateral Shortages, Asset Price and Investment Volatility with Heterogeneous Beliefs
Dan Vu Cao (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Georgetown University)
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How Did the Housing Boom Change the Wealth Accumulation Patterns of Cohorts?
Takashi Yamashita (Nova Southeastern University)
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Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Denver
American Economic Association
Chatting, Bonding, Bribing - How Social Interaction Affects Other-Regarding Behavior (D6)
Presiding: Ernst Fehr (University of Zuerich)
The Power of Asking: How Communication Affects Selfishness, Empathy, and Altruism
Jim Andreoni (University of California-San Diego)
Justin Rao (Yahoo! Research Labs)
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Conspicuous Generosity
Tore Ellingsen (Stockholm School of Economics)
Magnus Johannesson (Stockholm School of Economics)
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An Experimental Investigation of Delegation, Voting and the Provision of Public Goods
John Hamman (Florida State University)
Roberto Weber (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jonathan Woon (University of Pittsburgh)
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You Owe Me
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berkeley)
Klaus Schmidt (University of Munich)
Discussants:
Colin Camerer (CalTech)
Steven Tadelis (University of California-Berkeley)
Rachel Crosson (University of Texas-Dallas)
George Loewenstein (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Silver
American Economic Association
Consumer Financial Protection (K2)
Presiding: Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
Consumer Financial Protection
John Campbell (Harvard University)
Howell Jackson (Harvard Law School)
Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University)
Peter Tufano (Harvard Business School)
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Who Selected Adjustable-Rate Mortgages? Evidence from the 1989-2007 Surveys of Consumer Finances
Daniel Bergstresser (Harvard Business School)
John Beshears (Harvard University)
How (Not) to Pay for Advice: A Framework for Consumer Financial Protection
Marco Ottaviani (Northwestern University)
Roman Inderst (University of Frankfurt)
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Libertarian Paternalism, Information Sharing, and Financial Decision-Making
Bruce Ian Carlin (University of California-Los Angeles)
Simon Gervais (Duke University)
Gustavo Manso (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
Augustin Landier (University of Toulouse)
Kristóf Madarász (London School of Economics)
David Sraer (Princeton University)
Marcus Opp (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 10
American Economic Association
Critical Issues in National Climate Policy Design (Q5)
Presiding: Robert Stavins (Harvard University)
Interactions of National and Sub-National Climate Change Policies
Lawrence Goulder (Stanford University)
Robert Stavins (Harvard University)
The Role of Trade and Competitiveness Measures in U.S. Climate Policy
Carolyn Fischer (Resources for the Future)
Alan Fox (International Trade Commission)
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Vertical Targeting: Issues in Implementing Upstream versus Downstream Regulation
Erin Mansur (Dartmouth College and NBER)
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Imperfectly Enforced Pollution Limits and Offsets: Implications for Climate Policy
Hilary Sigman (Rutgers University)
Howard F. Chang (University of Pennsylvania)
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Discussants:
Brian Murray (Duke University)
Meredith Fowlie (University of California-Berkeley)
Dallas Burtraw (Resources for the Future)
Matthew Kahn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row H
American Economic Association
Experiments in Firms (L2)
Presiding: John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
The Importance of Being Nice: Supervisory Skills Training in the Cambodian Garment Industry
Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Does Management Matter: Evidence from India
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
Benn Eifert (University of California-Berkeley)
Aprajit Mahajan (Stanford University)
David McKenzie (World Bank)
John Roberts (Stanford University)
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Estimating the Response of consumer Demand to Prices and Giveaways
John List (University of Chicago)
Steve Levitt (University of Chicago)
Management, Capital and Firm Organization among Small-Scale Enterprises in Ghana
Dean Karlan (Yale University)
Chris Udry (Yale University)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Terrace
American Economic Association
Family Economics: New Results on Mothers' Labor Market Success and Children's Long-Run Wellbeing (J1)
Presiding: Joshua Angrist (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation among Immigrants
Francine D. Blau (Cornell University, NBER, IZA and CESifo)
Lawrence M. Kahn (Cornell University, IZA, CESifo, and NCER (Australia))
Kerry L. Papps (University of Oxford and IZA)
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Parental Leave and Mothers' Careers: The Relative Importance of Job Protection and Cash Benefits
Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne and CEPR)
Analia Schlosser (Tel Aviv University)
Josef Zweimuller (University of Zurich and CEPR)
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A Flying Start? Long-Term Consequences of Time Investments in Infants in Their First Year of Life
Pedro Carneiro (University College London)
Katrine Loken (University of Bergen)
Kjell D. Salvanes (University of Bergen)
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Maternity Leave and Children’s Cognitive and Behavioral Development
Michael Baker (University of Toronto and NBER)
Kevin Milligan (University of British Columbia and NBER)
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Discussants:
Betsey Stevenson (University of Pennsylvania)
David Blau (Ohio State University)
Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne and CEPR)
Joshua D. Angrist (angrist@mit.edu)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 9
American Economic Association
Frontiers of Productivity and Output Measurement (O4)
Presiding: Matthew Shapiro (University of Michigan)
A Bright Idea for Measuring Economic Growth
J. Vernon Henderson (Brown University and NBER)
Adam Storeygard (Brown University)
David N. Weil (Brown University and NBER)
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Does Quality Adjustment Matter for Technologically Stable Products? An Application to the CPI for Food
John S. Greenlees (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Robert McClelland (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Assessing the Productivity of Healthcare Spending on Chronic Disease: Evidence from Diabetes Treatment, 1997-2009
Joseph P. Newhouse (Harvard University)
Nilay Shah (Mayo Clinic)
Ernst Berndt (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Steve Smith (Mayo Clinic)
Karen Eggleston (Stanford University)
Discussants:
Charles Jones (Stanford University)
Emi Nakamura (Columbia University)
Ana Aizcorbe (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Spruce
American Economic Association
Game Theory and Auctions (C7)
Presiding: Artie Zillante (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
Identification and Testing in Ascending Auctions with Unobserved Heterogeneity
Andres Aradillas-Lopez (University of Wisconsin)
Amit Gandhi (University of Wisconsin)
Daniel Quint (University of Wisconsin)
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First-Price Auctions with Resale: The Case of Many Bidders
Gabor Virag (University of Rochester)
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Finding a Good Price in Opaque Over-the-Counter Markets
Haoxiang Zhu (Stanford University)
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'Friendship-based' Games
P.J. Lamberson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Sequential Disappearance of Reputations in Two-Sided Incomplete-Information Games
Ayca Ozdogan (University of Minnesota)
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Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 16
American Economic Association
Global Trade Dynamics in an Integrated World (F1)
Presiding: Jonathan Eaton (New York University)
Relocating the Value Chain: Offshoring and Agglomeration in the Global Economy
Richard Baldwin (Graduate Institute Geneva)
Anthony Venables (Oxford University)
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Matches between Buyers and Sellers in Foreign Trade
Jonathan Eaton (New York University)
James Tybout (Pennsylvania State University)
Demand Composition and the Trade Collapse of 2008-09
Matthieu Bussiere (Banque de France)
Giovanni Callegari (International Monetary Fund)
Fabio Ghironi (Boston College)
Giulia Sestieri (Banque de France)
Norihiko Yamano (OECD)
Gravity for Value Chains
Richard Baldwin (Graduate Institute Geneva)
Daria Taglioni (European Central Bank)
Discussants:
Andres Rodriguez-Clare (Pennsylvania State University)
Steven J. Matusz (Michigan State University)
Leonardo Iacovone (World Bank)
David Hummels (Purdue University)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 14
American Economic Association
How Economic Measurement Was Invented (C4)
Presiding: James Heckman (University of Chicago)
Origins of the Unemployment Rate
David Card (University of California-Berkeley)
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The Lerner Index of Monopoly Power: Origins and Uses
Kenneth G. Elzinga (University of Virginia)
David E. Mills (University of Virginia)
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Real Wage Index Numbers
John Pencavel (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
Peter Temin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Robert Hall (Stanford University)
Robert A. Pollak (Washington University-St. Louis)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Century
American Economic Association
Innovation and Mechanism Design (L5)
Presiding: Hugo Hopenhayn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Prizes and Patents: Using Market Signals to Provide Incentives for Innovations
Varadarajan Chari (University of Minnesota)
Michael Golosov (Yale University)
Aleh Tsyvinski (Yale University)
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Mechanism Design for Efficient R&D Competition
Ufuk Akcigit (University of Pennsylvania)
Qingmin Liu (University of Pennsylvania)
Optimal Patent Policy with Recurrent Innovators
Hugo Hopenhayn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Matthew Mitchell (University of Toronto)
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Ideas and Innovations: Which should be subsidized?
Nisvan Erkal (University of Melbourne)
Suzanne Scotchmer (University of California-Berkeley)
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Sequential Innovation, R&D Intensity, and Patent Policy
Christian Riis (Norwegian School of Management)
Xianwen Shi (University of Toronto)
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Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 15
American Economic Association
International Financial Regulation - What Next? (F3) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Lord John Eatwell (Cambridge University)
Andrew Haldane (Bank of England)
Raghuram Rajan (University of Chicago)
Hyun Shin (Princeton University)
Willem Buiter (Citibank)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Gold
American Economic Association
International Investments and Returns (F3)
Presiding: Ariane Szafarz (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)
Home Bias Revisited
Xiaozheng Wang (Criterion Economics, LLC)
Geert Bekaert (Columbia University and NBER)
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Foreign Stock Holdings: The Role of Information
Fernanda Nechio (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
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Country Insurance and Corporate Risk-taking
Hui Tong (International Monetary Fund)
Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia University)
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The Predictability of European Mutual Fund Performance
Ayelen Banegas (University of California-San Diego)
Ben Gillen (University of California-San Diego)
Allan Timmermann (University of California-San Diego)
Russ Wermers (University of Maryland)
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Emerging Market Business Cycles Revisited: Learning about the Trend
Emine Boz (IMF Institute)
Christian Daude (OECD)
Bora Durdu (Federal Reserve Board)
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Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 17
American Economic Association
Political Economy of the Financial Crisis (G2)
Presiding: Simon Johnson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Collective Moral Hazard, Maturity Mismatch and Systemic Bailouts
Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard University)
Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics)
Wages and Human Capital in the U.S. Financial Industry: 1909-2006
Thomas Philippon (New York University)
Ariell Reshef (University of Virginia)
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Three’s Company: Washington, Wall Street, and K Street
Deniz Igan (International Monetary Fund)
Prachi Mishra (International Monetary Fund)
Banking on Politics
Matias Braun (IM Trust and Universidad Adolfo Ibanez)
Claudio Raddatz (World Bank)
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Discussants:
Anton Korinek (University of Maryland)
Joshua Rauh (Northwestern University)
Paola Sapienza (Northwestern University)
Serdar Dinc (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row I
American Economic Association
Relative Concerns and the Evolutionary Foundations of Preferences (D8)
Presiding: Ed Hopkins (University of Edinburgh)
The Evolution of Decision and Experienced Utilities
Larry Samuelson (Yale University)
Arthur Robson (Simon Fraser University)
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Skill Versus Luck in Social Comparisons: Causes of Social Reward Differences Encoded in the Human Orbitofrontal Cortex
Aldo Rustichini (University of Minnesota)
Alexander Vostroknutov (Maastricht University)
Philippe Tobler (University of Cambridge)
Status, Intertemporal Choice and Risk-Taking
Arthur Robson (Simon Fraser University)
Debraj Ray (New York University)
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Inequality and Risk-Taking Behavior
Ed Hopkins (University of Edinburgh)
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Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 11
American Economic Association
Research on Teaching Practices of Economics Faculty (A2)
Presiding: Randall S. Kroszner (University of Chicago)
Results from a Faculty Development Program in Teaching Economics
William Walstad (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Michael Salemi (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Teaching and Assessment Methods in Undergraduate Economics: A Fourth National Quinquennial Survey
Georg Schaur (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
Michael Watts (Purdue University)
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Student Performance in Undergraduate Economics Courses
Kevin J. Mumford (Purdue University)
Matthew W. Ohland (Purdue University)
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Discussants:
Kristina M. Lybecker (Colorado College)
Tisha L.N. Emerson (Baylor University)
Sam Allgood (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
School Choice and School Quality (I2)
Presiding: Simon Burgess (University of Bristol)
What Parents Want:School Preferences and School Choice
Simon Burgess (University of Bristol)
Ellen Greaves (University of Bristol)
Anna Vignoles (University of London)
Deborah Wilson (University of Bristol)
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Jockeying for Position: Strategic High School Choice Under Texas' Top Ten Percent Plan
Julie Berry Cullen (University of California-San Diego)
Mark C Long (University of Washington)
Randall Reback (Barnard College, Columbia University)
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The Effects of Mismatch Between Students and Colleges
Jeff Smith (University of Michigan)
Discussants:
Brian Jacob (University of Michigan)
Sandra Black (University of California-Los Angeles)
Steve Rivkin (Amherst College)
Jacob Vigdor (Duke University)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Director's Row E
American Economic Association
The Effects of Socioeconomic Status in Childhood on Adolescent Health and Labor Outcomes (I3)
Presiding: Gerard van den Berg (University of Mannheim)
Critical Periods in the Development of Cognitive Skills - A Study on Immigrant Siblings
Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Mannheim)
Petter Lundborg (Lund University)
Child Height, Health and Human Capital: Evidence using Genetic Markers
Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder (University of Bristol)
Frank Windmeijer (University of Bristol)
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Human Capital Investment and the Gender Division of Labor in a Brawn-Based Economy
Mark Rosenzweig (Yale University)
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Does More Money Make You Fat? The Effects of Quasi-Experimental Income Transfers on Adolescent and Young Adult Obesity
Randall Akee (Tufts University)
Emilia Simeonova (Tufts University)
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Discussants:
Randall Akee (Tuft University)
Gerard van den Berg (University of Mannheim)
Emilia Simeonova (Tufts University)
Mark Rosenzweig (Yale University)
Jan 09, 2011 8:00 am, Sheraton, Columbine
American Economic Association
Welfare Gains from Trade (F1)
Presiding: Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)
Establishment Heterogeneity, Exporter Dynamics and the Effects of Trade Liberalization
George Alessandria (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Horag Choi (University of Auckland)
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Firm Entry Trade and Welfare in Zipf's World
Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan)
Julian di Giovanni (International Monetary Fund)
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Is Selection in Productivity a Third Gain from Trade
Swati Dhingra (University of Wisconsin)
John Morrow (University of Wisconsin)
New Trade Models, Same Old Gains?
Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)
Arnaud Costinot (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Andres Rodriguez-Clare (Pennsylvania State University)
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Discussants:
Karem Cosar (University of Chicago)
Stefania Garetto (Boston University)
Kathreen Russ (University of California-Davis)
Ariel Burstein (University of California-Los Angeles)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Silver
American Economic Association
Consumer Responses to Financial Market Incentives (D1)
Presiding: Xavier Gabaix (New York University)
Why Do Banks Reward Their Customers to Use Their Credit Cards?
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Sujit Chakravorti (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
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Attention and Household Finance: Evidence from Shocks to the Salience of Overdraft Fees
Victor Stango (University of California-Davis)
Jonathan Zinman (Dartmouth College)
Financial Literacy and Subprime Mortgage Delinquency: Evidence from a Survey Matched to Administrative Data
Kristopher Gerardi (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Lorenz Goette (University of Lausanne)
Stephan Meier (Columbia Business School)
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Is There a Pecking-Order of Consumer Default?
Fredrik Andersson (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Souphala Chomsisengphet (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Dennis Glennon (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Feng Li (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Discussants:
Jeremy Tobacman (University of Pennsylvania)
Brad Barber (University of California-Davis)
Wilko Bolt (De Nederlandsche Bank)
Paige Marta Skiba (Vanderbilt University)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 14
American Economic Association
Credit Ratings and the Financial Crisis (G2)
Presiding: Patrick Bolton (Columbia University)
Disagreement, Opacity and Rating Shopping in Structured Finance Markets
Adam Ashcraft (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham (Harvard University)
James Vickery (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Ratings Quality over the Business Cycle
Heski Bar-Isaac (New York University)
Joel Shapiro (Oxford University)
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Did Credit Rating Agencies Make Unbiased Assumptions on CDOs?
John M Griffin (University of Texas-Austin)
Dragon Tang (University of Hong Kong)
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Credit Ratings and the Evolution of the Mortgage-Backed Securities Market
Jie He (Boston College)
Jun Qian (Boston College)
Philip E. Strahan (Boston College)
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Discussants:
Marcus Opp (University of California-Berkeley)
Marco Pagano (University of Naples Federico II)
Chester Spatt (Carnegie Mellon University)
Effi Benmelech (Harvard University)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Spruce
American Economic Association
Economic History (N4)
Presiding: Linda Carter (Baylor University)
Mergers and Acquisitions in British Banking: Forty Years of Evidence from 1885 until 1925
Fabio Braggion (Tilburg University)
Narly Dwarkasing (Tilburg University)
Lyndon Moore (University of Montreal)
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Trade, Taxes, and Terroir: Market Integration and the Rise of the French Regulatory State During the Third Republic
Noel D Johnson (George Mason University)
John V.C. Nye (George Mason University)
Raphael Franck (Bar-Ilan University)
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Does Social Norm Reduce Civil Conflict? An Empirical Analysis of Confucianism on Banditry in Late Imperial China, 1644-1910
James Kai-sing Kung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Chicheng Ma (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Export Commodity Booms, Labor Coercion, and the Historical Containment of Education
Gustavo J Bobonis (University of Toronto)
Peter M Morrow (University of Toronto)
How Does Colonial Origin Matter for Economic Growth in sub-Saharan Africa?
Julius Agbor Agbor (University of Cape Town)
Johannes W Fedderke (University of CapeTown)
Viegi Nicola (University of Pretoria)
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Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 9
American Economic Association
Economics of Ancient Societies (N4)
Presiding: Carmine Guerriero (University of Amsterdam)
Slavery and Freedom: Reasons and Consequences of the Use of Rewards for Slaves in Ancient Rome
Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci (University of Amsterdam)
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Deterrence of Wrongdoing in Ancient Law
Francesco Parisi (University of Minnesota)
The Origin of Democracy in Athens
Bryan C. McCannon (Wake Forest University)
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How Tyranny Paved the Way to Wealth and Democracy: The Democratic Transition in Ancient Greece
Robert K. Fleck (Montana State University)
F. Andrew Hanssen (Clemson University)
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Price Behaviour in the Roman Empire
Peter Temin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
Peter Temin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci (University of Amsterdam)
F. Andrew Hanssen (Colby College)
Bryan C. McCannon (Wake Forest University)
Francesco Parisi (University of Minnesota)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Columbine
American Economic Association
Entrepreneurship and Job Creation (J2)
Presiding: William Baumol (New York University)
Estimating Entrepreneurial Jobs: Business Creation is Job Creation
Ying Lowrey (U.S. Small Business Administration)
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Size Matters: Entrepreneurial Entry and Government
Saul Estrin (London School of Economics)
Tomek Mickiewicz (University College-London)
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University Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth
David Audretsch (Indiana University)
Taylor Aldridge (Max Planck Institute of Economics)
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The Consequences of Entrepreneurial Finance: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis
William Kerr (Harvard University)
Josh Lerner (Harvard University)
Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
William Baumol (New York University)
Paul Reynolds (George Mason University)
Jie Yang (Georgetown University)
William Kerr (Harvard University)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Century
American Economic Association
Exchange Rates (F3)
Presiding: Cornelis Los (University of Lethbridge)
Portfolio Reallocation and Exchange Rate Dynamics
Liang Ding (Macalester College)
Jun Ma (University of Alabama)
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Model Selection Testing for Diffusion Processes with Applications to Interest Rate and Exchange Rate Models
Hwan-sik Choi (Purdue University)
Minsoo Jeong (Indiana University)
Joon Park (Indiana University)
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What Determines European Real Exchange Rates?
Martin Berka (Massey University)
Michael B Devereux (University of British Columbia)
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Limits to Arbitrage During the Crisis: Funding Liquidity Constraints and Covered Interest Parity
Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli (Swiss National Bank)
Angelo Ranaldo (Swiss National Bank)
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What Drives the Dollar-Oil Correlation?
Christian Grisse (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row E
American Economic Association
Financial Crises and Systemic Runs (G1)
Presiding: Gorton Gary (Yale University)
Securitized Banking and the Run on Repo
Gary Gorton (Yale University)
Andrew Metrick (Yale University)
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Repo Runs
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden (University of Mannheim)
Antoine Martin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
David Skeie (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Crises in Repo Markets with Adverse Selection
Harald Uhlig (University of Chicago)
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Discussants:
Til Schuermann (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Douglas Gale (New York University)
Sudipto Bhattacharya (London School of Economics)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Gold
American Economic Association
Fiscal Interventions (E6)
Presiding: Stephen Buckles (Vanderbilt University)
Quantifying the Distortionary Fiscal Cost of the 'Bailout'
Francisco Gomes (London Business School)
Alexander Michaelides (London School of Economics)
Valery Polkovnichenko (University of Texas-Dallas)
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Net Fiscal Stimulus During the Great Recession
Joshua Aizenman (University of California-Santa Cruz and NBER)
Gurnain Kaur Pasricha (Bank of Canada)
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The Effectiveness of Government Expenditures During Crisis: Evidence from Regional Government Spending in Japan 1990-2000
Markus Bruckner (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Anita Tuladhar (International Monetary Fund)
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Lumpy Investment and Corporate Tax Policy
Jianjun Miao (Boston University)
Pengfei Wang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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Banking Globalization and International Business Cycles
Kozo Ueda (Bank of Japan)
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Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Vail
American Economic Association
Fiscal Limits (E6)
Presiding: Eric Leeper (Indiana University)
Understanding Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the Great Recession: Some Unpleasant Fiscal Arithmetic
John Cochrane (University of Chicago)
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Fiscal Risk in a Monetary Union
Betty C Daniel (University at Albany-SUNY)
Christos Shiamptanis (Central Bank of Cyprus)
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Inflation and the Fiscal Limit
Davig Troy (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Eric M Leeper (Indiana University)
Walker B Todd (Indiana University)
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The Role of Fiscal Policy in the Inflation of the 1970's
Christopher A Sims (Princeton University)
Discussants:
Klaus Adam (Mannheim University)
Jon Faust (Johns Hopkins University)
Bruce Preston (Columbia University)
Todd Walker (Indiana University)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Terrace
American Economic Association
Gender and the Economics of the Household and Family (J4)
Presiding: Shoshana Grossbard (San Diego State University)
Care Provision to Elderly Parents and Women's Hours Worked in the Labor Market
Jennifer Graves (University of Oklahoma)
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International Migration, Spousal Control, and Gender Discrimination in the Allocation of Household Resources
Francisca Antman (University of Colorado-Boulder)
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What's yours is ours, and what's mine is mine? Identifying Income-Hiding between Spouses in Rural Ghana
Carolina Castilla (Ohio State University)
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Marriage and Economic Well-Being at Older Ages
Julie Zissimopoulos (RAND)
Benjamin Karney (University of California-Los Angeles)
Amy Rauer (Auburn University)
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Discussants:
Robert Pollak (Washington University)
Olivia Mitchell (University of Pennsylvania)
Shelly Lundberg (University of Washington)
Nabanita Datta Gupta (Aarhus University)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row I
American Economic Association
Health Care: Raising Quality or Lowering Costs (I1)
Presiding: Irina Grafova (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey)
Do Electronic Medical Record Systems Improve the Quality of Health Care?
Emilia Simeonova (Tufts University)
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The Effect of Closure on Quality: The Case of Rural Nursing Home Closures
John R Bowblis (Miami University)
Andrew Vassallo (Rutgers University)
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Assessing the Effectiveness of Health Care Cost Containment Measures
Nicolas Robert Ziebarth (German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin))
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Does Proactive Disclosure of Medical Error Prompt or Prevent Medical Malpractice Suits?
Lorens Helmchen (University of Illinois-Chicago / NBER)
Is More Better? Economic Returns to Treatment Intensity
Lauren Hersch Nicholas (University of Michigan)
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Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 17
American Economic Association
Immigration and Education (I2)
Presiding: Aimee Chin (University of Houston and NBER)
Closing the Gaps for English Language Learners: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Bilingual and ESL Programs
Timothy J. Gronberg (Texas A&M)
Dennis W. Jansen (Texas A&M)
Lori L. Taylor (Texas A&M)
Peer Effects from Students with Limited English Proficiency: How Does Sharing a Classroom with LEP Students Affect Native English Speakers?
Aimee Chin (University of Houston and NBER)
N. Meltem Daysal (Tilburg University)
Scott A. Imberman (University of Houston)
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Cracks in the Melting Pot: Immigration, School Choice, and Segregation
Elizabeth Cascio (Dartmouth College, NBER and IZA)
Ethan G. Lewis (Dartmouth College)
The Effects of Limited English Programs on Academic Performance
Rodney J. Andrews (University of Texas-Dallas)
Jordan Matsudaira (Cornell University)
Discussants:
Joshua Angrist (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
Aimee Chin (University of Houston and NBER)
Kevin Lang (Boston University and NBER)
Kalena Cortes (Syracuse University)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row J
American Economic Association
Information Processing Constraints (E2)
Presiding: Kasper Roszbach (Bank of Sweden)
The Social Cost of Near-Rational Investment
Thomas M Mertens (New York University)
Tarek A Hassan (University of Chicago)
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Does Lumpy Investment Matter for Business Cycles?
Pengfei Wang (Hong Kong University)
Jianjun Miao (Boston University)
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Consumption and Information: A Study of Consumer Behavior using Daily Data
Marta Lachowska (Stockholm University)
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Beliefs Shock and the Macroeconomy
Jacek Suda (Banque de France - Paris School of Economics)
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The Economic Effect of Sentiment
Huntley Schaller (Carleton University)
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Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
Micro Linkages During a Crisis: Lessons from Past for Future (F4)
Presiding: Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (University of Houston)
Trade and Sudden Stop Crises
Brent Neiman (University of Chicago and NBER)
Gita Gopinath (Harvard University and NBER)
Trade Induced Technical Change? The Impact of Chinese Imports on Innovation, Diffusion and Productivity
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University and NBER)
Mirko Draca (London School of Economics)
John van Reenen (London School of Economics)
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Capital Flow Waves: Surges, Stops, Flight and Retrenchment
Kristin Forbes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
Frank Warnock (University of Virginia and NBER)
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What Hinders Investment in the Aftermath of the Financial Crises: Insolvent Firms or Illiquid Banks?
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (University of Houston and NBER)
Herman Kamil (International Monetary Fund)
Carolina Villegas-Sanchez (University of Houston)
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Discussants:
Laura Alfaro (Harvard University and NBER)
Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan and NBER)
Elias Papaioannao (Dartmouth College)
Philipp Schnabl (New York University and NBER)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 15
American Economic Association
Micro vs. Macro Labor Supply Elasticities (J2)
Presiding: Robert Hall (Stanford University)
Does Indivisible Labor Explain the Difference between Micro and Macro Elasticities? A Meta-Analysis of Extensive Margin Elasticities
Raj Chetty (Harvard University)
Day Manoli (University of California-Berkeley)
Andrea Weber (University of Mannheim)
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Labor Supply Elasticities with Coordinated Working Times
Richard Rogerson (Arizona State University)
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Labour Supply Responses and the Extensive Margin
Richard Blundell (University College London)
Guy Laroque (CREST-INSEE)
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A Labor Supply Elasticity Accord?
Thomas Sargent (New York University)
Lars Ljungqvist (Stockholm School of Economics)
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Discussants:
Robert Shimer (University of Chicago)
Joseph Altonji (Yale University)
Steve Davis (University of Chicago)
David Card (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Savoy
American Economic Association
New Approaches to Measuring Household-Level Finances (D1)
Presiding: Angus Deaton (Princeton University)
Improving the Measurement of Household-Level Spending and Income
Orazio Attanasio (University College London and NBER)
Christopher D. Carroll (Johns Hopkins University and NBER)
Jonathan parker (Northwestern University and NBER)
John Sabelhaus (University of Maryland and Investment Company Institute)
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The Trajectory of Household Spending during the Financial Crisis
Michael Hurd (Rand Corporation and NBER)
Susann Rohwedder (Rand Corporation and NETSPAR)
Errors in Survey Reporting and Imputation and their Effects on Estimates of Food Stamp Program Participation
Bruce D. Meyer (University of Chicago and NBER)
Robert M. Goerge (Chapin Hall)
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Discussants:
Thesia Garner (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Michael Palumbo (Federal Reserve Board)
Alan Krueger (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Denver
American Economic Association
Preferences of the Poor: Field Experiments (C9)
Presiding: Dean Karlan (Yale)
Measuring Preferences and Predicting Outcomes
Julian Jamison (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Dean Karlan (Yale)
Risk Attitudes and Well-Being in Latin America
Juan Camilo Cardenas (Facultad de Economía, Universidad de los Andes)
Jeffrey Carpenter (Middlebury College)
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Mothers, Fathers and Education: What Motivates Them
Tomomi Tanaka (Arizona State University)
Hisaki Kono (Institute of Developing Economies)
Ayako Matsuda (University of California-Berkeley)
Takeshi Murooka (University of California-Berkeley)
Solidarity Among the Poor
Angela CM de Oliveira (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Rachel TA Croson (University of Texas-Dallas)
Catherine Eckel (University of Texas-Dallas)
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Discussants:
Erin Krupka (University of Michigan)
Tanya Rosenblat (Iowa State University)
Margaret McConnell (Harvard University)
Hernán Bejarano (Pennsylvania State University)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 11
American Economic Association
Prospects for the Global Trading System (F1)
Presiding: Bernard Hoekman (World Bank)
From Groundnuts to Globalization: A Structural Estimate of Trade and Growth
Christian Broda (University of Chicago)
Joshua Greenfield (Columbia University)
David Weinstein (Columbia University)
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The Slide to Protectionism in the Great Depression: Who Succumbed and Why?
Barry Eichengreen (University of California-Berkeley)
Doug Irwin (Dartmouth College)
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The Resort to Protectionism During the Great Recession: Which Factors Mattered?
Simon Evenett (University of St Gallen and CEPR)
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Protectionist Responses to the Crisis
Matthieu Bussiere (Banque de France)
Emilia Perez (European Central Bank)
Roland Straub (European Central Bank)
Daria Taglioni (European Central Bank)
Discussants:
Peter Neary (Oxford University)
Ann Harrison (Columbia Business School)
Patrick Low (World Trade Organization)
Bernard Hoekman (World Bank)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 10
American Economic Association
Responses to Environmental Regulation (Q5)
Presiding: Michael Greenstone (MIT)
Superfund Cleanups and Infant Health
Janet Currie (Columbia University)
Michael Greenstone (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Enrico Moretti (University of California-Berkeley)
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Environmental Regulation and Labor Reallocation
Reed Walker (Columbia University)
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Water Quality Violations and Avoidance Behavior: Evidence from Bottled Water Consumption
Joshua Graff Zivin (University of Southern California)
Matthew Neidell (Columbia University)
Wolfram Schlenker (Columbia University)
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Discussants:
Joshua Graff Zivin (University of Southern California)
Olivier Deschenes (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Lucas Davis (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Plaza Court 3
American Economic Association
Social Structure (O1)
Presiding: Bruce Sacerdote (Dartmouth College)
Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia
Tarek Alexander Hassan (University of Chicago)
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
James A. Robinson (Harvard University)
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Innovation and the Resilience of Religion
Sriya Iyer (University of Cambridge)
Chander K Velu (University of Cambridge)
Jun Xue (University of Victoria, Canada)
Tirthankar Chakravarty (University of California-San Diego)
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Social Ties and Economic Development
Fernando Anjos (University of Texas-Austin)
Jose Anchorena (University of Oslo)
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The Economic Impact of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification
Tarek Alexander Hassan (University of Chicago)
Konrad Burchardi (London School of Economics)
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Social Relationships and Trust
Christine Binzel (Dartmouth College)
Dietmar Fehr (Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB))
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Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Majestic Ballroom
American Economic Association
The Budget Deficit (H6) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Gregory Mankiw (Harvard University)
Alan Auerbach (University of California-Berkeley)
Douglas Elmendorf (Congressional Budget Office)
Douglas Holtz-Eakin (Council on Foreign Relations)
Donald Marron (Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and Georgetown University)
David Wessel (Wall Street Journal)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Governor's Square 16
American Economic Association
The Economics of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills (J2)
Presiding: James Heckman (University of Chicago)
IQ, Achievement and Personality
Lex Borghans (Maastricht University)
Bart Golsteyn (Maastricht University)
James Heckman (University of Chicago)
John Eric Humphries (University of Chicago)
A Study of Trader Attributes and Trader Performance
Omar Al-Ubaydli (George Mason University)
James Heckman (University of Chicago)
John List (University of Chicago)
Michael Price (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
The Correlates of Impulsivity: Does the Marshmallow Task Predict Economic Behavior in Mid-life?
Dan Benjamin (Cornell University)
Christopher Chabris (Union College)
Dawn De Gere (University of Washington)
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Walter Mischel (Columbia University)
Yuichi Shoda (University of Washington)
The Changing Comparative (Dis-)Advantage of Males in Industrialized Economies
David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Discussants:
Frank Levy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Deborah Cobb-Clark (Australian National University)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Sheraton, Director's Row H
American Economic Association
Topics in Wine Economics (Q1)
Presiding: Karl Storchmann (New York University)
Wine Retail Price Dispersion in the United States
Karl Storchmann (New York University)
Etan Schwartz (New York University)
Vadim Zhitomirsky (New York University)
David Jaeger (CUNY Graduate Center and University of Cologne-Germany)
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Climate, Grapevine Phenology, Wine Production and Prices: Bordeaux (1800-2009)
Jean-Michel Chevet (ISVV-INRA Villenave-d'Ornon Cedex, France)
Sebastien Lecocq (INRA Ivry-sur-Seine Cedex, France)
Michael Visser (CREST and ERMES Paris, France)
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Isolating the Symbolic Implications of Employee Mobility
Peter Roberts (Emory University)
Mukti Khaire (Harvard University)
Christopher Rider (Emory University)
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The Value of Terroir: Hedonic Estimation with Data on Vineyard Sale Prices
Robin Cross (Oregon State University)
Andrew Plantinga (Oregon State University)
Robert N. Stavins (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Joyce Jacobson (Wesleyan University)
Victor Ginsburgh (University of Brussels)
Bronwyn Hall (University of California-Berkeley)
Charles Mason (University of Wyoming)
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Capitol 5
Association for Social Economics/American Economic Association
The Ethics of Professional Economic Practice (A1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Martha Starr (American University)
Dean Baker (Center for Economic and Policy Research) Applying Economics to Economists: Good Governance at the International Financial Institutions
David Colander (Middlebury College) A Three-Word Ethical Code for Economists
George DeMartino (University of Denver) The Economist's Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics
Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago) Humanomics: Taking All the Virtues (and Vices) Seriously
Jan 09, 2011 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Capitol 7
Health Economics Research Organization/American Economic Association
Health Care Reform Issues (I1)
Presiding: Donald Yett (University of Southern California)
National Lessons from the Massachusetts Health Reform Effort
Jay Bhattacharya (Stanford University)
Peter Richmond (Stanford University)
Andrew Beck (Stanford University)
Raphael Godefroy (Paris School of Economics)
Thomas DeLeire (University of Wisconsin)
The Impact of Health Care Reform on Hospital and Preventive Care: Evidence from Massachusetts
Jon Kolstad (University of Pennsylvania)
Amanda Kowalski (Yale University)
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Measuring the Impact of Health Insurance on Levels and Trends in Inequality and How Health Reform Could Affect Them
Richard Burkhauser (Cornell University)
Kosali Simon (Cornell University)
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Discussants:
Joseph Newhouse (Harvard University)
Martin Gaynor (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jon Gruber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Savoy
American Economic Association
Contests: Theory and Experiments (D7)
Presiding: Nicholas Shunda (University of Redlands)
Competing Contests with Reimbursement
James W. Boudreau (University of Texas-Pan American)
Nicholas Shunda (University of Redlands)
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Multi-Battle Contests: An Experimental Study
Shakun Datta (University of Richmond)
Roman M. Sheremeta (Chapman University)
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Increasing Effort Through Softening Incentives in Contests
Dylan B. Minor (University of California-Berkeley)
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Evolutionarily Stable Behavior in Winner-Pay Contests
Nicholas Shunda (University of Redlands)
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Discussants:
James W. Boudreau (University of Texas-Pan American)
John Cadigan (Gettysburg College)
Dylan B. Minor (University of California-Berkeley)
Roman M. Sheremeta (Chapman University)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row J
American Economic Association
Culture, Institutions and Development (Z1)
Presiding: Gérard Roland (University of California-Berkeley)
Which Dimensions of Cuture Matter for Long Run Growth?
Gérard Roland (University of California-Berkeley)
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California-Berkeley)
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The Historical Origins of Cultural and Institutional Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
Nathan Nunn (Harvard University)
The Weight of History on European Cultural Integration: A Gravity Approach
Pauline A. Grosjean (University of San Francisco)
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Social Preferences and Fairness Norms as Informal Institutions: Experimental Evidence
Pamela Jakiela (Washington University-St. Louis)
Discussants:
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
Edward Miguel (University of California-Berkeley)
Paola Giuliano (University of California-Los Angeles)
Laura Schecter (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Terrace
American Economic Association
Economics of Education (I2)
Presiding: Sarah Turner (University of Virginia)
Vocational Schooling versus Apprenticeship Training: Evidence from Vacancy Data
Matthias PAREY (University of Essex)
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Do Tuition Fees Affect the Mobility of University Applicants? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Nadja Dwenger (Max Planck Institute Munich)
Johanna Storck (DIW Berlin)
Katharina Wrohlich (DIW Berlin)
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Can State Merit Aid Programs Have Unintended Consequences? A Closer Look
Joydeep Roy (Georgetown University and Economic Policy Institute)
Rajashri Chakrabarti (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Who Leaves and Who Stays: An Analysis of Teachers' Behavioral Response to Retirement ‎Incentives
Josh B. McGee (University of Arkansas)
Robert M. Costrell (University of Arkansas)
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The Today and Tomorrow of Kids
Marco Castillo (George Mason University)
Paul Ferraro (Georgia State University)
Jeffrey L. Jordan (University of Georgia)
Ragan Petrie (George Mason University)
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Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 17
American Economic Association
Economics of the Automobile Sector (L9)
Presiding: James Sallee (University of Chicago)
Are Consumers Affected by Durable Goods Makers' Financial Distress? The Case of Auto Manufacturers
Ali Hortacsu (University of Chicago)
Gregor Matvos (University of Chicago)
Chad Syverson (University of Chicago)
Sriram Venkataraman (Emory University)
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On the Road to Paternalism: A Welfare Assessment of Behavioral Rationales for Fuel Economy Policy
Hunt Allcott (New York University)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Dmitry Taubinsky (Harvard University)
Fuel Economy, Car Class Mix, and Safety
Mark Jacobsen (University of California-San Diego)
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Forecasting Gasoline Prices Using Consumer Surveys
Soren Anderson (Michigan State University)
Ryan Kellogg (University of Michigan)
James Sallee (University of Chicago)
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Discussants:
Florian Zettelmeyer (Northwestern University)
Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Erich Muehlegger (Harvard University)
Severin Borenstein (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 16
American Economic Association
Education Production Functions: Inputs and Outputs (I2)
Presiding: Joshua Angrist (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
The Role of Specific Subjects in Education Production Functions: Evidence from Morning Classes in Chicago Public High Schools
Kalena Cortes (Syracuse University)
Jesse Bricker (Federal Reserve Board)
Chris Rohlfs (Syracuse University)
The Labor of Division: Returns to Compulsory Math Course Work
Joshua Goodman (Harvard University)
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When the Bell Tolls: The Effects of School Starting Times on Academic Achievement
Peter Hinrichs (Georgetown University)
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Do More Effective Teachers Earn More Outside of the Classroom?
Matthew Chingos (Harvard University)
Martin West (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Julie Berry Cullen (University of California-San Diego)
Jeffrey Smith (University of Michigan)
Richard Murnane (Harvard University)
David Figlio (Northwestern University)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Gold
American Economic Association
Export Entry and Growth (F1)
Presiding: Ignatius Horstmann (University of Toronto)
Export Entry and Exit: The Role of Capacity and Investment in Explaining Export Behavior
Ignatius Horstmann (University of Toronto)
Bernardo Blum (University of Toronto)
Sebastian Claro (Bank of Chile)
Preparing to Export
Marc-Andreas Muendler (University of California-San Diego, CESifo, and NBER)
Danielken Molina (University of California-San-Diego)
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A Search and Learning Model of Export Dynamics
James Tybout (Pennsylvania State University)
Jonathan Eaton (Pennsylvania State University)
Marcela Eslava (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)
C.J. Krizan (U.S. Bureau of the Census)
Maurice Kugler (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada)
Sequential Exporting
Facundo Albornoz (University of Birmingham, UK)
Hector F. Calvo Pardo (University of Southampton, UK)
Gregory Corcos (Norges Handelshoyskole, Norway)
Emanuel Ornelas (London School of economics, UK)
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Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row H
American Economic Association
Gender Differences (J7)
Presiding: Alexandra Bernasek (Colorado State University)
Under Pressure: Gender Differences in Output Quality and Quantity under Competition and Time Constraints
Olga Shurchkov (Wellesley College)
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Trade Reforms and Gender Empowerment in India
Sohini Paul (National Council of Applied Economic Research)
Sourabh Paul (University of British Columbia)
Competition and Prejudice: Foreign Firms and Women's Labor Market Outcomes
Chinhui Juhn (University of Houston)
Carolina Villegas-Sanchez (University of Houston)
Gergely Ujhelyi (Univeristy of Houston)
The Changing of the Boards: The Value Effect of a Massive Exogenous Shock
Kenneth R. Ahern (University of Michigan)
Amy K. Dittmar (University of Michigan)
Child Gender and Parental Investments in India: Are Boys and Girls Treated Differently?
Leandro Siqueira Carvalho (Rand)
Silvia Helena Barcellos (Rand)
Adriana Lleras-Muney (University of California-Los Angeles)
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Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Century
American Economic Association
Global Production, Sourcing and FDI: Causes and Effects (F2)
Presiding: Laura Alfaro (Harvard Business School and NBER)
Multi-Product Firms at Home and Away: Cost- Versus Quality-Based Competence
Carsten Eckel (University of Bamberg)
Leonardo Iacovone (World Bank)
Beata Javorcik (University of Oxford and CEPR)
Peter Neary (University of Oxford and CEPR)
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Greasing the Wheels of International Commerce: How Services Facilitate Firms’ International Sourcing
Peter Debaere (University of Virginia and CEPR)
Holger Görg (University of Kiel, Kiel Institute for the World Economy and CEPR)
Horst Raff (University of Kiel, Kiel Institute for the World Economy and CESifo)
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Surviving the Global Financial Crisis: Foreign Direct Investment and Establishment Performance
Laura Alfaro (Harvard Business School and NBER)
Maggie Chen (George Washington University)
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The Global Operations of European Firms
Giorgio Barba Navaretti (University of Milan and LdA)
Matteo Bugamelli (Bank of Italy)
Fabiano Schivardi (University of Cagliari)
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Discussants:
Marc Muendler (University of California-San Diego and NBER)
James Markusen (University of Colorado-Boulder and NBER)
Laura Alfaro (Harvard Business School and NBER)
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (University of Houston and NBER)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Spruce
American Economic Association
Infrastructure in Developing Countries (O1)
Presiding: Marco Gonzalez-Navarro (University of California-Berkeley)
Urban infrastructure and economic development: Experimental evidence from street pavement
Marco Gonzalez-Navarro (University of California-Berkeley)
Climent Quintana-Domeque (Universidad de Alicante)
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How does mobile phone coverage affect farm-gate prices? Evidence from West Africa
Jenny C. Aker (Tufts University)
Marcel Fafchamps (Oxford University)
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The Impact of Electricity on Work and Health: Evidence from a Blackout in Zanzibar
Alfredo Burlando (Boston University)
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New Cell-Phone Networks in Malawi: Correlates of Service Rollout and Effects on Employment
Dmitris Batzilis (University of Chicago)
Taryn Dinkelman (Princeton University)
Emily Ostern (University of Chicago)
Rebecca Thornton (University of Michigan)
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Discussants:
Patrick Kline (University of California-Berkeley)
Tavneet Suri (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Sheetal Sekhri (University of Virginia)
Maximo Torero (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Plaza Court 1
American Economic Association
International Trade and Prices (F3)
Presiding: Ergys Islamaj (Vassar College)
International Menu Costs and Price Dynamics
Raphael Sebastian Schoenle (Brandeis University)
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International Asset Pricing with Risk-Sensitive Rare Events
Riccardo Colacito (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Mariano Max croce (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
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Trade in Intermediate Inputs and Business Cycle Comovement
Robert C. Johnson (Dartmouth College)
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Firm Heterogeneity and Ricardian Trade: The Impact of Domestic Competition on Export Performance
Peter M. Morrow (University of Toronto)
Matilde Bombardini (University of British Columbia)
Christopher J. Kurz (Federal Reserve Board)
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Trade Elasticities
Jean M. Imbs (Paris School of Economics)
Isabelle J. Mejean (International Monetary Fund)
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Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Colorado
American Economic Association
Long-Run Influences of the Early Childhood Environment in Developing Countries (I1)
Presiding: Douglas Almond (Cornell University)
The Long Run Impacts of Early Life Pneumonia Exposure: Evidence from the Arrival of Sulfa Drugs in America
Sonia Bhalotra (University of Bristol UK)
Atheender Venkataramani (University of Washington)
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Early Childhood Malnutrition and Adult Obesity: Evidence from the 1959-61 China Famine
Winnie Fung (Harvard University)
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Effects of Early Childhood Health on Adolescent Cognitive Functioning: Evidence from Matlab in Bangladesh
Tania Barham (University of Colorado-Boulder)
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The Intergenerational Spillover of Early Life Conditions in Developing Countries
Sonia Bhalotra (University of Bristol, UK)
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Discussants:
Tania Barham (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Atheender Venkataramani (Washington University-St Louis and Yale University)
Winnie Fung (Harvard University)
Karen Marcous (Johns Hopkins University)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row E
American Economic Association
Minorities in Eastern Europe (J1)
Presiding: Daniel Hamermesh (University of Texas-Austin)
Gender Gap in Performance under Competitive Pressure: Admissions to Czech Universities
Stepán Jurajda (CERGE-EI)
Daniel Münich (CERGE-EI)
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The Roma/Non-Roma Test Score Gap in Hungary
Gábor Kertesi (Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Gábor Kézdi (Central European University)
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Learn English, not the Local Language! Ethnic Russians in the Baltic States
Ott Toomet (University of Tartu)
Jaanika Meriküll (University of Tartu)
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Discussants:
Lise Vesterlund (University of Pittsburgh)
Glenn Loury (Brown University)
Jan Svejnar (University of Michigan)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Director's Row I
American Economic Association
Mobility and Monopsony in the Labor Market (J6)
Presiding: Ronald Oaxaca (University of Arizona)
Monopsony, Mobility and Sex Differences in Pay
Michael R. Ransom (Brigham Young University)
Val Lambson (Brigham Young University)
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Teacher Mobility Responses to Wage Changes: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment
Torberg Falch (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
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Job Mobility and Negative Returns to Seniority Across the Program Quality Distribution
Michael Hilmer (San Diego State University)
Christina Hilmer (San Diego State University)
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Discussants:
Lars Lefgren (Brigham Young University)
Barry Hirsch (George State University)
William Boal (Drake University)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Denver
American Economic Association
New Advances in the Econometrics of Foreclosure (L4)
Presiding: John Reenen (London School of Economics)
Strategic Incompatibility in ATM Markets
Christopher Knittel (University of California-Davis)
Victor Stango (University of California-Davis)
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Technological Tying and the Intensity of Competition: An Empirical Analysis of the Video Game Industry
Timothy Derdenger (Carnegie Mellon University)
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Exclusive Dealing and Entry Barriers in the Automobile Sector
Frank Verboven (Catholic University of Leuven)
Laura Nurski (Catholic University of Leuven)
Leveraging Monopoly Power by Limiting Interoperability: Theory and Evidence from the Computer Market
Christos Genakos (University of Cambridge)
Kai-Uwe Kuhn (University of Michigan)
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
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Discussants:
Kai-Uwe Kuhn (University of Michigan)
Frank Verboven (Catholic University of Leuven)
Timothy Derdenger (Carnegie Mellon University)
Christopher Knittel (University of California-Davis)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 10
American Economic Association
Professional Licensing (L5)
Presiding: Morris Kleiner (University of Minnesota and NBER)
Battles Among Licensed Occupations: Analyzing Government Regulations on Labor Market Outcomes for Dentists and Hygienists
Morris Kleiner (University of Minnesota and NBER)
Kyoung Won Park (Case Western Reserve University)
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Regulating the Supply of Informal Child Care in the U.S.
Joseph Hotz (Duke University, NBER and IZA)
Mo Xiao (University of Arizona)
Regulating Direct Cremations: The Cost of Tweaking Licensing Regulations
David Harrington (Kenyon College)
Judith Chevalier (Yale University and NBER)
Fiona Fiona Scott Morton (Yale University and NBER)
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The Impact of Potential Labor Supply on Licensing Exam Difficulty in the U.S. Market for Lawyers
Mario Pagliero (University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto)
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Discussants:
Charles Wheelan (University of Chicago)
Marc Law (University of Vermont)
Mindy Marks (University of California-Riverside)
Daniela Del Boca (University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 11
American Economic Association
Risk and Expectations in Higher Education (I2)
Presiding: Caroline Hoxby (Stanford University)
The Education Risk Premium
Janice Eberly (Kellogg School of Management)
Kartik Athreya (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
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The formation of expectations: Competing theories and new evidence
Jennifer Foster (University of New South Wales)
Paul Frijters ()
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Risky Human Capital and Alternative Bankruptcy Regimes for Student Loans
Felicia Ionescu (Colgate University)
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College Risk and Return
Gonzalo Castex (University of Rochester & Central Bank of Chile)
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Discussants:
Caroline Hoxby (Stanford University)
Geni Dechter (University of New South Wales)
Bruce Sacerdote (Dartmouth College)
Stacey Chen (Royal Holloway University of London and IFS/UCL)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 9
American Economic Association
The Economics of Sickness Absence (J2)
Presiding: Nicolas Ziebarth (German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin))
Temperature Inversion, Air Pollution and Health
Nilsson Peter (Uppsala Center for Labor Studies)
Johansson Per (The Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation (IFAU))
Abhay Devasthale (Swedish Meterological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI))
The Effects of Expanding the Generosity of the Statutory Sickness Insurance System
Martin Karlsson (TU Darmstadt)
Nicolas Robert Ziebarth (DIW Berlin)
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The Case for Presenteeism
Knut Roed (The Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research)
Simen Markussen (The Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research)
Arnstein Mykletun (The Norwegian Institute of Public Health)
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Long-Term Absenteeism and Moral Hazard: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Nicolas Robert Ziebarth (DIW Berlin)
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Peers and Work Absence
Per Johansson (Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation)
Peter Nilsson (Uppsala Center for Labor Studies)
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Discussants:
Martin Karlsson (TU Darmstadt)
Peter Nilsson (Uppsala Center for Labor Studies)
Nicolas Ziebarth (DIW Berlin)
Per Johansson (Instiutute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation)
Knut Roed (The Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research)
Jan 09, 2011 1:00 pm, Sheraton, Governor's Square 12
American Economic Association
What Role for Industrial Policy? Perspectives from Around the World (O2)
Presiding: Yifu Lin (World Bank)
Industrial Policy, Entrepreneurship, and Growth
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Trade, Foreign Investment, and Industrial Policy for Developing Countries
Ann E. Harrison (World Bank)
Andres Rodriguez-Clare (Pennsylvania State University)
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Industrial Policy in Historical Perspective
Howard Pack (University of Pennsylvania)
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Growth Identification and Facilitation
Yifu Lin (World Bank)
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Discussants:
James Levinsohn (Yale University)
Chang-Tai Hsieh (University of Chicago)
Sofia Villas-Boas (University of California-Berkeley)










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