PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OF THE ALLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATIONS JANUARY 5-8, 2012, CHICAGO, IL

NOTE: Everyone must register for the meeting, including speakers.

Please review your session(s) and let us know if you see anything that is amiss. Before making additions, please do a search to make sure you are not adding someone who is already scheduled at the same time.

We realize that there are some conflicts with participants. This was unavoidable due to overbooking by some of the participants. In such cases, a co-author will have to present the paper. Changes and corrections should be sent to aeainfo@vanderbilt.edu.

Location of Sessions for 2012 in Chicago, Illinois



Jan 05, 2012

Jan 05, 2012 5:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Crystal A
Econometric Society
Presidential Address
Presiding: Jonathan Levin (Stanford University)
Bengt Holmstrom (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) The Nature of Liquidity Provision: When Ignorance is Bliss
Jan 05, 2012 6:30 pm, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom
Association for Social Economics
Plenary Session: Finance and the Good Society (G1)
Presiding: Martha Starr (American University)
Finance and the Good Society
Robert Shiller (Yale University)

Jan 06, 2012

Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Montreux 3
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Assessment of Climate Change Impact Methods for Agriculture (Q5)
Presiding: Richard Just (University of Maryland)
Incorporating Process Based Crop Simulators in Global Economic Analyses of Climate Change
Gerald Nelson (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Mark Rosegrant (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Richard Robertson (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Timothy Thomas (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Assessing the Potential of Detailed Weather Data for Improvement of Econometric Models of Climate Change
Michael Roberts (North Carolina State University)
Wolfram Schlenker (Columbia University)
Towards a More Transparent Approach of Climate Change Impact Assessment for Agriculture
Ariel Ortiz-Bobea (University of Maryland)
Richard E. Just (University of Maryland)
Discussants:
Cynthia Rosenzweig (National Aeronautics and Space Administration & Columbia University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Acapulco
American Economic Association
Conduct, Regulation, and Investment in Restructured Electricity Markets (L5)
Presiding: John Kwoka (Northeastern University)
Dynamic Response to Environmental Regulation in the Electricity Industry
Joseph Cullen (Harvard University)
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Estimating Market Power in Homogenous Product Markets Using A Composed Error Model: Application to the California Electricity Market
Luis Orea (Oviedo University)
Jevgenijs Steinbuks (Purdue University)
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Efficiency of Auctions for Financial Transmission Rights
Paul V. Preckel (Purdue University)
Devendra Canchi (Monitoring Analytics)
Douglas J. Gotham (Purdue University)
Frederick T. Sparrow (Purdue University)
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The Price Effects of Independent Transmission System Operators in the U.S. Electricity Market
Theodore J. Kury (University of Florida)
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Investment in Transmission for Solar Power Plant Interconnection
Unni Pillai (University at Albany – SUNY)
Pradeep Haldar (University at Albany – SUNY)
Evsen Turkay (Vassar College)
Discussants:
Alan H. Sanstad (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Mar Reguant (Stanford University)
Seabron Adamson (Tulane Energy Institute and CRAI)
Kemal Sarica (Purdue University)
Chiara Lo Prete (Johns Hopkins University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus EF
American Economic Association
Consumer Choice, Public Policy and Nutrition (L2)
Presiding: Aviv Nevo (Northwestern Univeristy)
Prices, Local Purchasing Environments and Nutrition: Evidence from Consumer Scanner Data
Matthew Harding (Stanford University)
Michael Lovenheim (Cornell University)
The Impact of Government Advertising on the Market for Fruit and Vegetables
Rachel Griffith (IFS and University of Manchester)
Lars Nesheim (CeMMAP, IFS and University College London)
Demand for Nutrition: A Cross Country Comparison of US, UK and France
Pierre Dubois (Toulouse School of Economics)
Rachel Griffith (IFS and University of Manchester)
Aviv Nevo (Northwestern University)
Discussants:
Timothy Richards (Arizona State University)
Sofia B. Villas-Boas (University of California-Berkeley)
Arthur Lewbel (Boston College)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus KL
American Economic Association
Economic Circumstances and Child Health (Y9)
Presiding: Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern University)
The Weight of the Crisis: Evidence from Newborns in Argentina
Climent Quintana-Domeque (Universitat d'Alicante)
Carlos Bozzoli (BIW)
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Seasonal Effects of Water Quality on Infant and Child Health in India
Nidhiya Menon (Brandeis University)
Elizabeth Brainerd (Brandeis University)
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Armed Conflict and Birth Weight: Evidence from the al-Aqsa Intifada
Hani Mansour (University of Colorado-Denver)
Daniel Rees (University of Colorado-Denver)
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Armed Conflict, Household Victimization, and Child Health in Cote d'Ivoire
Camelia Minoiu (International Monetary Fund)
Olga Shemyakina (Georgia Institute of Technology))
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Discussants:
Shingyi Wang (New York University)
Rema Hanna (Harvard University)
Anne Case (Princeton University)
Richard Akresh (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Wrigley
American Economic Association
Economic Growth (O4)
Presiding: Jenny Minier (University of Kentucky)
Fiscal Policy, Growth and Income Distribution in UK
Keshab Bhattarai (University of Hull)
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Leadership Contestability, Monopolistic Rents and Growth
Roberto Piazza (International Monetary Fund)
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Financial Development and the Sources of Growth and Convergence
Diego Romero-Ávila (Pablo de Olavide University, Spain)
Oleg Badunenko (University of Cologne, Germany)
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Dynamic Scoring in a Romer-Style Economy
Dean Scrimgeour (Colgate University)
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Defense Strategy Transition and Economic Growth under External Predation
TaoXiong Liu (Tsinghua University)
AngGang Hu (Tsinghua University)
Bihua Zhou (Tsinghua University)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus IJ
American Economic Association
Empirical Labor Economics (J)
Presiding: Petra Todd (University of Pennsylvania)
School Segregation and the Identification of Tipping Points
Gregorio Caetano (University of Rochester)
Vikram Maheshri (University of Rochester)
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Brain Drain: A Scale of Signaling Gaps? Lessons from US-Israel Case
Eizman Galit (Harvard University)
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Solving the Two-Body Problem: An Evaluation of University Partner Accommodation Policies
Tori Byington (Washington State University)
Benjamin Cowan (Washington State University)
Jill McCluskey (Washington State University)
Jared Woolstenhulme (Washington State University)
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The value of remarriage: welfare effects of divorce legalization
Clement Joubert (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Se Kyu Choi (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
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Determinants of College Major Choices: Identification using an Information Experiment
Matthew Wiswall (New York University)
Basit Zafar (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Water Tower
American Economic Association
Field Experiments on Savings in Developing Countries (O1)
Presiding: Silvia Prina (Case Western Reserve University)
Agricultural Loans, Savings and the Returns to Capital among Women in Mali
Lori Beaman (Northwestern University)
Dean Karlan (Yale University)
Bram Thuysbaert (Yale University)
Christopher Udry (Yale University)
Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province
Pascaline Dupas (Stanford University)
Anthony Keats (University of California-Los Angeles)
Jonathan Robinson (University of California-Santa Cruz)
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Do Basic Savings Accounts Help the Poor to Save? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Nepal
Silvia Prina (Case Western Reserve University)
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Commitments to Save: A Field Experiment in Malawi
Lasse Brune (University of Michigan)
Xavier Giné (World Bank)
Jessica Goldberg (University of Maryland)
Dean Yang (University of Michigan)
Discussants:
Shawn Cole (Harvard University)
Cynthia Kinnan (Northwestern University)
Jessica Goldberg (Harvard University)
Simone Schaner (Dartmouth College)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 5
American Economic Association
Fiscal Policies and Outcomes (H)
Presiding: Gurupdesh Pandher (University of British Columbia)
Broadband Access and Its Impact on State Sales Tax Collections
Semoon Chang (University of South Alabama)
Mohan Menon (University of South Alabama)
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Accounting for Cross-Country Differences in Intergenerational Earnings Persistence: The Impact of Taxation and Public Education Expenditure
Hans Aasnes Holter (University of Pennsylvania)
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Taxation,Transfer Income and Stock Market Participation
Bjarne Astrup Jensen (Copenhagen Business School)
Marcel Marekwica (Copenhagen Business School)
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When will the Social Security Trust Fund Run Out?: Simulation by Linearization about the Current State
Richard W. Evans (Brigham Young University)
Jeremy Perdue (Brigham Young University)
Kerk L. Phillips (Brigham Young University)
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Cost-Benefit Analysis for Transport Policy Considerations: A European Trade-Off between Consumer Benefits, Welfare Effects and Administrative Burden
Wolfgang H. Schulz (University of Cologne and Fresenius-University)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Dusable
American Economic Association
Government Policies and Private Reactions (H)
Presiding: Sam Allgood (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Framing of Social Dilemmas: Disentangling the Importance of Beliefs, Cooperation Preferences, and Game Form Misperceptions
Toke Fosgaard (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Lars Gårn Hansen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Erik Wengström (University of Lund, Sweden)
OIncidence of Environmental Taxes Under Quadratic Almost Ideal Demand System
Firouz Gahvari (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Harry Tsang (University of North Dakota)
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Health Cost Risk, Incomplete Markets, or Bequest Motives - Revisiting the Annuity Puzzle
Kim Peijnenburg (Tilburg University)
Theo Nijman (Tilburg University)
Bas JM Werker (Tilburg University)
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The Adequacy of Household Saving in Canada
Huju Liu (Statistics Canada)
Yuri Ostrovsky (Statistics Canada)
Jie Zhou (Nanyang Technological University)
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Do Taxes Distort Corporations' Investment Choices? Evidence from Industry-Level Data
Li Liu (University of Oxford)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Buckingham
American Economic Association
Government Policy and Household Behavior (K3)
Presiding: Tal Gross (Columbia University)
Liquidity Constraints and Consumer Bankruptcy: Evidence from Tax Rebates
Tal Gross (Columbia University)
Matthew Notowidigdo (University of Chicago)
Jialan Wang (Washington University in St. Louis)
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Personal Bankruptcy Law, Wealth, and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from the Introduction of a "Fresh Start" Policy
Frank M. Fossen (DIW Berlin)
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Heterogeneous Responses and Aggregate Impact of the 2001 Income Tax Rebates
Paolo Surico (London Business School)
Kanishka Misra (London Business School)
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Personal Bankruptcy Decisions Before and After Bankruptcy Reform
Melissa B. Jacoby (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Mark R. Lindblad (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Roberto G. Quercia (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Sarah F. Riley (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbian
American Economic Association
Health Insurance (I1)
Presiding: Danny Hughes (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center)
Health Insurance and “Unemployment Lock”: Evidence from China
Gordon Liu (Peking University and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Jun Xia (University of Michigan)
Ake Blomqvist (Central University of Finance and Economics, China)
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Public Health Insurance Expansion and Hospital Technology Adoption
Seth Freedman (University of Michigan and Indiana University)
Haizhen Lin (Indiana University)
Kosali Simon (Indiana University and NBER)
The Decomposition of Moral Hazard in Health Insurance
John A Nyman (University of Minnesota)
High-Earner Lemons? Adverse Selection in the German Market for Private Health Insurance
Martin Karlsson (TU Darmstadt)
Nicolas Ziebarth (DIW Berlin and Cornell University)
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Quantitative Analysis of Health Insurance Reform: Separating Community Rating from Income Redistribution
Svetlana Pashchenko (University of Virginia)
Ponpoje Porapakkarm (University of Macau)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Gold Coast
American Economic Association
Incomplete Information in Macroeconomics and Finance (E3)
Presiding: Todd Walker (Indiana University)
Information Acquisition vs. Precision in Portfolio Choice
Tarek Hassan (University of Chicago)
Thomas M Mertens (New York University)
Information Equilibria in Dynamic Economies with Dispersed Information
Giacomo Rondina (University of California-San Diego)
Todd B Walker (Indiana University)
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Optimal Monetary Policy with Informational Frictions
Jennifer La'O (University of Chicago)
George-Marios Angeletos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Man-Bites-Dog Business Cycles
Kristoffer Nimark (CREI)
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Discussants:
Venky Venkateswaran (Pennsylvania State University)
Thomas Mertens (New York University)
Mirko Wiederholt (Northwestern University)
Eric Young (University of Virginia)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta
American Economic Association
Issues in Trade, Growth, and Macroeconomics (F4)
Presiding: Jing Zhang (University of Michigan)
China Trade Response to Exchange Rate
Chang Hong (Clark University)
Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia University)
Caroline Freund (World Bank)
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Knowledge Input-Output Linkages, Innovations and Trade Composition
Nan Li (Ohio State University)
Jie April Cai (University of New South Wales)
Host Country Financial Development and MNC Activity
Kalina Manova (Stanford University)
Davin Chor (Singapore Management University)
Fritz Foley (Harvard Business School)
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Industrial Dynamics, International Trade and Economic Growth
Yong Wang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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The Efficiency of the Global Markets for Final Goods and Productive Capabilities
Georg H. Strasser (Boston College)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Toronto
American Economic Association
K-12 Economic and Financial Literacy Education (A2)
Presiding: William Bosshardt (Florida Atlantic University)
Evaluating the International Economic summit: A Research Design for Measuring Student Engagement
Jody Hoff (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Jane Lopus (California State University-East Bay)
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The Keys to Financial Success Curriculum: Impact on Personal Finance Behaviors
Andrew T. Hill (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Bonnie Meszaros (University of Delaware)
Erin Yetter (University of Delaware)
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Evaluation of Cumulative Impacts of the Student Enterprise Program on Academic Achievement
Jennifer Pitzer (University of Cincinnati)
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Disparities in Advanced Course-Taking: The Case of AP Economics
John Swinton (Georgia College & State University)
Christopher Clark (Georgia College & State University)
Benjamin Scafidi (Georgia College & State University)
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Discussants:
William Bosshardt (Florida Atlantic University)
George Vredeveld (University of Cincinnati)
James O'Neill (University of Delaware)
Paul Grimes (Pittsburg State University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 260
American Economic Association
Macroeconomic Dynamics (E3)
Presiding: Roberto Pancrazi (Toulouse School of Economics)
Does Uncertainty Cause Business Cycle? Panel Estimation from Fifty Countries
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
Scott R. Baker (Stanford University)
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Why Are Target Interest Rate Changes So Persistent?
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California-Berkeley)
Olivier Coibion (College of William and Mary)
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TFP Persistence and Monetary Policy
Marija Vukotic (Banque de France)
Roberto Pancrazi (Toulouse School of Economics)
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Macro-Prudential Policy and the Conduct of Monetary Policy
Benoit Mojon (Bank of France)
Discussants:
Jonathan Goldberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Francesco Bianchi (Duke University)
Kevin Moran (Laval University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus G
American Economic Association
Monetary-Fiscal Games (E6)
Presiding: Nora Traum (North Carolina State University)
Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interactions With Various Degrees of Commitment
Jan Libich (La Trobe University)
Andrew Hughes Hallett (George Mason University, USA and St Andrews University, Scotland)
Petr Stehlik (University of West Bohemia)
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Monetary Exit Strategy and Fiscal Spillovers
Jan Libich (La Trobe University)
Dat Thanh Nguyen (La Trobe University)
Petr Stehlík (University of West Bohemia)
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“Core” and “Periphery” in a Monetary Union: A Macroeconomic Policy Game
Dmitri Blueschke (Klagenfurt University)
Reinhard Neck (Klagenfurt University)
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Tracking Monetary-Fiscal Interactions Across Time and Space
Michal Franta (Czech National Bank)
Jan Libich (La Trobe University)
Petr Stehlik (University of West Bohemia)
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Macroeconomic Regimes
Lieven Baele (Tilburg University)
Geert Bekaert (Columbia University)
Seonghoon Cho (Yonsei University)
Koen Inghelbrecht (Ghent University)
Antonio Moreno (University of Navarra)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Soldier Field
American Economic Association
Policy Dynamics and Legislative Institutions (D7)
Presiding: Hülya Eraslan (Johns Hopkins University)
Dynamic Collective Choice with Endogenous Status Quo
Wiola Dziuda (Northwestern University)
Antoine Loeper (Carlos III (Madrid, Spain))
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Dynamic Legislative Bargaining with Endogenous Proposers
Pohan Fong (City University of Hong Kong)
Jianpeng Deng (City University of Hong Kong)
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Procedural Choice in Majoritarian Organizations
Daniel Diermeier (Northwestern University)
Razvan Vlaicu (University of Maryland)
Discretionary vs. Mandatory Spending: The Status Quo Effect
Renee Bowen (Stanford University)
Hülya K. K. Eraslan (Johns Hopkins University)
Bargaining over an Endogenous Agenda
Vincent Anesi (University of Nottingham)
Daniel J. Seidmann (University of Nottingham)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency B
American Economic Association
The Foundations of Decision Making: Recent Developments (D8)
Presiding: Tatiana Kornienko (University of Edinburgh)
Uncertainty Equivalents: Testing the Limits of the Independence Axiom
James Andreoni (University of California-San Diego)
Charles Sprenger (Stanford University)
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On the Origin of Utility, Weighting, and Discounting Functions: How They Get Their Shapes and How to Change Their Shapes
Neil Stewart (University of Warwick)
Stian Reimers (City University London)
Adam J. L. Harris (University College London)
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Probability Weighting as Evolutionary Second-Best
Florian Herold (Northwestern University)
Nick Netzer (University of Zurich)
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The Decision Theory of OCEAN
Fabio Maccheroni (Università Bocconi)
Massimo Marinacci (Università Bocconi)
Aldo Rustichini (University of Minnesota)
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Discussants:
Colin Camerer (California Institute of Technology)
Emir Kamenica (University of Chicago)
Luis Rayo (University of Utah)
Marciano Siniscalchi (Northwestern University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Hong Kong
American Economic Association
The Positive and Negative Effects of Information (D8)
Presiding: Kevin Mumford (Purdue University)
Personal Income Tax Salience: The Effect of a Child Care Tax Subsidy on Child Care Expenditure
Benjamin M. Miller (University of California-San Diego)
Kevin J. Mumford (Purdue University)
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The Digital Scarlet Letter: The Effect of Online Criminal Records on Crime
Dara Lee (University of Missouri-Columbia)
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Are Two Report Cards Better than One? The Case of CABG Surgery and Patient Sorting
Yang Zhang (University of California-Irvine)
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The Impact of Health Information Technology on Demand for Hospital Inpatient Services
Eric Barrette (University of Minnesota)
Jeffrey McCullough (University of Minnesota)
Robert Town (University of Minnesota)
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Educational Streaming: Too Early to Disclose Information?
Yi Zhang (Singapore Management University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus CD
American Economic Association
Understanding Business Cycles (E3)
Presiding: Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe (Columbia University)
Debt Overhang in a Business Cycle Model
Filippo Occhino (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Andrea Pescatori (International Monetary Fund)
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Credit Default Swaps and Sovereign Debt with Moral Hazard and Debt Renegotiation
Laurence Ales (Carnegie Mellon University)
Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau (Carnegie Mellon University)
Batchimeg Sambalaibat (Carnegie Mellon University)
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Precautionary Saving over the Business Cycle
Edouard Challe (Ecole Polytechnique)
Xavier Ragot (Banque de France and PSE)
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Wealth and Volatility
Jonathan Heathcote (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Fabrizio Perri (University of Minnesota)
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The Cyclicality of Productivity Dispersion
Matthias Kehrig (Northwestern University)
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Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich A
American Finance Association
Anomalies - Behavioral (G1)
Presiding: Kuo-Chiang Wei (Hong Kong University)
The Short of It: Investor Sentiment and Anomalies
Robert F. Stambaugh (University of Pennsylvania)
Jianfeng Yu (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities)
Yu Yuan (University of Pennsylvania)
Misvaluing Innovation
Lauren Cohen (Harvard Business School)
Karl B. Diether (Dartmouth College)
Christopher J. Malloy (Harvard Business School)
Why Do Firms with High Idiosyncratic Volatility and High Trading Volume Volatility Have Low Returns?
Thomas J. George (University of Houston)
Chuan-Yang Hwang (Hong Kong University)
Discussants:
Michael Cooper (University of Utah)
Michael Lemmon (University of Utah)
Darwin Choi (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich G
American Finance Association
Bankruptcy and Distress (G3)
Presiding: Edith Hotchkiss (Boston College)
A Market-Based Study of the Costs of Default
Sergei A. Davydenko (University of Toronto)
Ilya A. Strebulaev (Stanford University)
Xiaofei Zhao (University of Toronto)
Financial Distress in the Great Depression
John R. Graham (Duke University)
Sonali Hazarika (Baruch College, City University of New York)
Krishnamoorthy Narasimhan (Pacific Investment Management Company)
Asset Specificity, Industry Driven Recovery Risk and Loan Pricing
Christopher M. James (University of Florida)
Atay Kizilaslan (University of Florida)
Business Cycles and the Bankruptcy Code: A Structural Approach
Redouane Elkamhi (University of Iowa)
Min Jiang (University of Iowa)
Discussants:
Brent Glover (University of Pennsylvania)
Jonathan Cohn (University of Texas-Austin)
Micah Officer (Loyola Marymount University)
Arthur Korteweg (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich C
American Finance Association
Corporate Finance Theory (G3)
Presiding: Andres Almazan (University of Texas at Austin)
Seeking Alpha: Excess Risk Taking and Competition for Managerial Talent
Viral V. Acharya (New York University)
Marco Pagano (University of Naples Federico II)
Paolo F. Volpin (London Business School)
Market Timing, Investment, and Risk Management
Patrick Bolton (Columbia University)
Hui Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Neng Wang (Columbia University)
Are There Too Many Safe Securities? Securitization and the Incentives for Information Production
Samuel Gregory Hanson (Harvard Business School)
Adi Sunderam (Harvard Business School)
Discussants:
Adolfo De Motta (McGill University)
Aydogan Alti (University of Texas-Austin)
Denis Gromb (INSEAD)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich B
American Finance Association
Financial Crisis (G1)
Presiding: Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Financial Intermediaries and the Cross-Section of Asset Returns
Tyler Muir (Northwestern University)
Tobias Adrian (Federal Reserve Banks)
Erkko Etula (Harvard University)
Leverage Dynamics Over the Business Cycle
Michael Halling (University of Utah)
Jin Yu (University of New South Wales)
Josef Zechner (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration)
The Impact of Government Interventions on CDS and Equity Markets
Zoe Tsesmelidakis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Frederic Schweikhard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Cross-Market and Cross-Firm Effects in Implied Default Probabilities and Recovery Values
Jennifer S. Conrad (University of North Carolina)
Robert F. Dittmar (University of Michigan)
Allaudeen Hameed (National University of Singapore)
Discussants:
Kent Daniel (Columbia University)
David Sraer (Princeton University)
Jakub Jurek (Princeton University)
Adam Zawadowski (Boston University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich E
American Finance Association
Fixed Income - Term Structure (G1)
Presiding: Kenneth Singleton (Stanford University)
Discount Factors, Disagreement, and Bond Risk Premia
Andrea Buraschi (Imperial College Business School)
Paul Whelan (Imperial College Business School)
Unbiased Estimation of Dynamic Term Structure Models
Michael D. Bauer (Federal Reserve Banks)
Glenn D. Rudebusch (Federal Reserve Banks)
Jing Cynthia Wu (University of Chicago)
Economic Risk Premia in the Fixed Income Markets: The Intra-Day Evidence
Pierluigi Balduzzi (Boston College)
Fabio Moneta (Queen's School of Business)
Term Structure of Credit Default Swap Spreads and Cross-Section of Stock Returns
Bing Han (University of Texas-Austin)
Yi Zhou (University of Oklahoma)
Discussants:
Maxim Ulrich (Columbia University)
Scott Joslin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Marcel Priebsch (Stanford University)
Stefano Giglio (University of Chicago)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich F
American Finance Association
Hedge Funds (G2)
Presiding: Bing Liang (University of Massachusetts)
Trust and Investment Management: The Effects of Manager Trustworthiness on Hedge Fund Investments
Ankur Pareek (Rutgers University-Newark)
Roy Zuckerman (Rutgers University)
Systematic Risk and the Cross-Section of Hedge Fund Returns
Turan G. Bali (Georgetown University)
Stephen J. Brown (New York University)
Mustafa O. Caglayan (Ozyegin University)
Incentives and Endogenous Risk Taking: Implications for Reduced-Form Estimates of Risk-Adjusted Performance in Hedge Funds
Andrea Buraschi (Imperial College Business School)
Robert Kosowski (Imperial College Business School)
Worrawat Sritrakul (Imperial College Business School)
Discussants:
Philippe Jorion (University of California-Irvine)
Mila Germansky (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Ralph S. Koijen (University of Chicago)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 1
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Agglomeration and Herding (R1)
Presiding: Alex Anas (State University of New York-Buffalo)
Agglomeration of R&D Labs
Gerald A. Carlino (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Jake Carr (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Robert Hunt (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Tony Smith (University of Pennsylvania)
Coagglomeration
Robert Helsley (University of California-Berkeley)
William C. Strange (University of Toronto)
Memetic Herding Behavior and the Decision to Strategically Default
Michael J. Seiler (Old Dominion University)
Mark A. Lane (Hawaii Pacific University)
David M. Harrison (Texas Tech University)
The Effect of Neighborhood Agglomeration on Mortgage Selection
Ruben Hernandez-Murillo (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Rajdeep Sengupta (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Discussants:
Amdrew Haughwout (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Alex Anas (State University of New York-Buffalo)
Jan Brueckner (University of California-Irvine)
Donald Haurin (Ohio State University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 2
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Housing Price Bubbles and Alternative Mortgage Credit (G2)
Presiding: Christopher Cunningham (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
A Look at US House Price Bubbles from 1980 -2010 and the Role of Local Market Conditions
James R. Follain (Rockefeller Institute of Government)
Seth H. Giertz (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Subprime Mortgages, Mortgage Choice, and Hyperbolic Discounting
Andra C. Ghent (Baruch College)
The Influence of Exotic Mortgages in the Housing Price Bubble
Brent C Smith (Virgnia Commonwealth University)
Wayne R. Archer (University of Florida)
The Role of Home Equity Lending in the Recent Mortgage Crisis
Wei Yu (California State Polytechnic University)
Michael LaCour-Little (California State University-Fullerton)
Libo Sun (California Sate Polytechinic University-Pomona)
Discussants:
Brent Ambrose (Pennsylvania State University)
John Cotter (University College Dublin)
Tracy Turner (Kansas State University)
Andrea Heuson (University of Miami)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom Salon III
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
Regional and Institutional Development in a Very Large Country - Case of Russia (P5)
Presiding: Zuzana Fungáčová (Bank of Finland)
Sberbank as Depositary of Trust
Maria Semenova (Higher School of Economics)
Koen Schoors (Gent University)
Ksenia Yudaeva (Sberbank)
Determinants of Output Volatility in Russian Regions
Markus Eller (Oesterreichische National Bank)
Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, CESifo Munich, and Comenius University Bratislava)
Zuzana Fungáčová (BOFIT, Bank of Finland)
Does Nationalization Work? Evidence from Russian State Takeovers
Carsten Sprenger (International College of Economics and Finance, Higher School of Economics)
Corruption in Russian Regions
Veronika Belousova (Higher School of Economics)
Rajeev K. Goel (Illinois State University)
Iikka Korhonen (BOFIT, Bank of Finland)
Discussants:
Vladimir Sokolov (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Koen Schoors (Ghent University)
Rajeev K. Goel (Illinois State University)
Paul Wachtel (New York University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Montreux 1
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Financial Facets of the Great Recession (G2)
Presiding: Stephanie Kelton (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Treating Uncertainty as Risk: The Case of the Credit Default Swap
Christopher Brown (Arkansas State University)
Cheng Hao (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law)
Before the Fall: Mergers and Acquisitions at Washington Mutual
Eric Hake (Catawba College)
Exchange Rate Behavior During the Great Recession
John T. Harvey (Texas Christian University)
Mortgage Lending and Foreclosures in the Pettigrew Heights Neighborhood of Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reynold F. Nesiba (Augustana College)
Do We Want to Subsidize the Losers’ Mortgages? Stabilization Policy in an Age of Righteous Outrage
David A. Zalewski (Providence College)
Discussants:
William K. Black (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 3
Association for Social Economics
The Social Responsibility of Business: Only Profits, or Also Other Things? (L1)
Presiding: Jane Clary (College of Charleston)
Social Responsibility and Kantian Ethics-and-Economics
Mark D. White (College of Staten Island, CUNY)
Social Responsibility and Economic Complicity: Who is Culpable for Harmful Market Outcomes?
Albino Barrera (Providence College)
Utilizing Rawls' Theory of Justice and Law of the Peoples to Oppose Friedman's Doctrine of the Social Responsibility of the Firm
Hamid Hosseini (King's College)
Planning Horizons, Conscience and the Ethics of Externalities: Organizational Theory and the Emergence of Social Responsibility
Frederic B. Jennings, Jr. (Center for Ecological Economic and Ethical Education)
How People Work Together: Precis of a New Introduction to Economics, with Implications for the Social Responsibility of Business
Roger A. McCain (Drexel University)
Discussants:
John Davis (Marquette University and University of Amsterdam)
Andrew Yuengert (Pepperdine University)
Jonathan Wight (University of Richmond)
Jack Reardon (Hamline University)
Wolfram Elsner (University of Bremen)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Vevey 1
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Fossil Fuel and Transportation (Q4)
Presiding: Stephen Holland (University of North Carolina-Greensboro)
A National Low Carbon Fuel Standard: Tradable Credits System Design and Cost Savings
Jonathan Rubin (University of Maine)
Paul Leiby (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Does the Quality of Public Transit Affect Commuters' Response to Gasoline Price Changes?
Christopher Timmins (Duke University)
Allison Smith (Duke University)
Elisheba Spiller (Duke University)
Heather Stephens (Ohio State University)
Rural Communities and Gasoline Prices: The Welfare Impacts of Location
Elisheba Spiller (Duke University)
Heather Stephens (Ohio State University)
Why Do Firms Hold Oil Stockpiles?
Charles Mason (University of Wyoming)
Discussants:
Jonathan Hughes (University of Colorado)
James Sallee (University of Chicago)
Shanjun Lee (Cornell University)
Stephen Holland (University of North Carolina-Greensboro)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Addams
Econometric Society
Allocation Decisons in Uncertain Dynamic Environments (C8)
Presiding: Alessandro Bonatti (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Demand Uncertainty and Dynamic Allocation with Strategic Agents
Alex Gershkov (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Benny Moldovanu (University of Bonn)
The Dynamics of Innovation
Umberto Garfagnini (Northwestern University)
Bruno Strulovici (Northwestern University)
Dynamic Pricing in the Presence of Social Learning
Xi Weng (University of Pennsylvania)
Career Patterns and Career Concerns
Alessandro Bonatti (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Johannes Horner (Yale University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Field
Econometric Society
Credit Supply During the Financial Crisis (G0)
Presiding: Amir Sufi (University of Chicago)
Dissecting the Effect of Credit Supply on Trade: Evidence from Matched Credit-Export Data
Daniel Paravisini (Columbia University)
Veronica Rappoport (Columbia University)
Philipp Schnabl (New York University)
Daniel Wolfenzon (Columbia University)
Resource Allocation within Firms and Finanical Market Distortion: Evidence from Diversified Conglomerates
Gregor Matvos (University of Chicago)
Amit Seru (University of Chicago)
Lending Relationships and the Effect of Bank Distress: Evidence from the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis
Daniel Carvalho (University of Southern California)
Miguel Almeida Ferreira (NOVA School of Business and Economics)
Pedro Matos (University of Southern California)
Discussants:
Manju Puri (Duke University)
Toni Whited (University of Rochester)
Philip Strahan (Boston College)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Wright
Econometric Society
Macroeconomics of Labor Markets (J6)
Presiding: -- TBD ()
Selective Hiring and Optimal Labor Market Policy
Christian Merkl (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and Kiel Institute)
Thijs van Rens (CREI and DEE CREI and Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
The Union Threat
Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (Princeton University)
Employment Protection and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies
Ruy Lama (International Monetary Fund)
Carlos Urrutia (ITAM)
Unemployment Insurance and Home Production
Temel Taskin (European University Institute)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 3
Econometric Society
Private Equity and Asset Management (G1)
Presiding: Steven Kaplan (University of Chicago)
Valuing Private Equity
Morten Sorensen (Columbia University)
Neng Wang (Columbia Business School)
Jinqiang Yang (Columbia University)
Is Bigger Better? Size and Performance in Pension Plan Management
I. J. Alexander Dyck (University of Toronto)
Lukasz Pomorski (University of Toronto)
Local Overweighting and Underperformance: Evidence from Limited Partner Private Equity Investments
Yael V Hochberg (Northwestern University)
Joshua Rauh (Northwestern University)
Large Investors' Influence in Private Equity Funds
Adair Morse (University of Chicago)
Discussants:
Wayne Ferson (University of Southern California)
Andrew Metrick (Yale University)
Per Stromberg (Stockholm School of Economics)
Alexander Ljungqvist (New York University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Burnham
Econometric Society
Recent Developments in Belief Elicitation Experiments (C9)
Presiding: Daniel Houser (George Mason University)
Subjective Beliefs Formation and Elicitation Rules : Experimental Evidence
Sebastien Massoni (Universite Paris 1)
Giullaume Hollard (Universite Paris 1)
Jean-Christophe Vergnaud (Universite Paris 1)
Belief Elicitation in the Present of Naive Respondents: An Experimental Study
Li Hao (George Mason University)
Daniel Edward Houser (George Mason University)
The Binarized Scoring Rule of Belief Elicitation
Tanjim Hossain (University of Toronto)
Ryo Okui (Kyoto University)
Estimating Subjective Probabilities
Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School)
John Fountain (University of Canterbury)
Glenn Harrison (Georgia State University)
Elisabet Rutstrom (Georgia State University)
Discussants:
Li Hao (George Mason University)
Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School)
Daniel Edward Houser (George Mason University)
Nicolas Lambert (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Ogden
Econometric Society
Reference Dependent Preferences (D0)
Presiding: -- TBD ()
Explaining Nonconvex Preferences with Aspirational and Status Quo Reference Dependence
Russell Golman (Carnegie Mellon University)
George F. Loewenstein (Carnegie Mellon University)
Desert and Inequity Aversion in Teams
David Gill (University of Oxford)
Rebecca Stone (New York University)
Revealed (P)Reference
Efe A. Ok (New York University)
Pietro Ortoleva (California Institute of Technology)
Gil Riella (Universidade de Brasilia)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Vevey 2
Industrial Organization Society
New Developments in the Organization of Firms (L2)
Presiding: Michael Waldman (Cornell University)
Scale, Scope, and Performance
Renata Kosova (Cornell University)
Francine Lafontaine (University of Michigan)
Bo Zhao (University of Michigan)
Organization and Information: Firms' Governance Choices in Rational-Expectations Equilibrium
Robert Gibbons (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Richard Holden (University of Chicago)
Michael Powell (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Organize to Compete
Ricardo Alonso (University of Southern California)
Wouter Dessein (Columbia University)
Niko Matouschek (Northwestern University)
A Dynamic Approach to Span of Control: Theory and Evidence
Valerie Smeets (Aarhus University)
Frederic Warzynski (Aarhus University)
Michael Waldman (Cornell University)
Discussants:
Henry Schneider (Cornell University)
Michael Waldman (Cornell University)
Michael Raith (University of Rochester)
Maria Guadalupe (Columbia University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite FG
Korea-America Economic Association/American Economic Association
The Early Origin of Inequality (I3)
Presiding: James Heckman (University of Chicago)
The Early Origins of Inequality: An Overview
James Heckman (University of Chicago)
The Effects of Early Intervention on Human Development and Social Outcomes
Seong Moon (University of Chicago)
The Developmental Origins of Health Inequality
Gabriella Conti (University of Chicago)
A Virtues Theory of Poverty and Inequality
Steven Durlauf (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salons 7-9
Labor & Employment Relations Association
New and Strategic Approaches to Worker Representation: Innovative Union Practices and Other Worker Organizations (J1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Susan Schurman (Rutgers University, School of Management & Labor Relations)
Thomas Balanoff (SEIU Local 1)
Monica Bielski Boris (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Jose Oliva (Restaurant Opportunities Centers United - Chicago)
Lisa Jordan (United Steelworkers)
Paul F. Clark (Pennsylvania State University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 2
Labor & Employment Relations Association/International Association for Feminist Economics
Still Between Work and Home: Women in Today’s Labor Market (J4)
Presiding: M. V. Lee Badgett (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Thinking Past Disutility: Feminist Economics of Work and Labor
Deborah M. Figart (Richard Stockton College of New Jersey)
Ellen Mutari (Richard Stockton College of New Jersey)
Marilyn Power (Sarah Lawrence College)
Stuck in Neutral: Occupational Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap in the US
Ariane Hegewisch (Institute for Women's Policy Research)
Hannah Liepmann (Humboldt University)
Gender, Work Schedule Flexibility, and Family Care
Elaine McCrate (University of Vermont)
The New Working Poor? A look at low-wage and low-income men and women workers, 1979-2009
Randy Albelda (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Michael Carr (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Discussants:
Marianne Ferber (University of Illinios)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 12
Labor & Employment Relations Association
The Enforcement of Labor Rights in Developing Countries (J1)
Presiding: James Scoville (University of Minnesota)
A Framework for the Role of Labor Rights in International Development and Foreign Policy
Jeff Wheeler (U.S. Department of Labor)
Auditing Labor Rights in the Global Apparel Industry: A Comparative Case Study of Honduras and Vietnam
Mark Anner (Pennsylvania State University)
The Role of Worker Organizations in Protecting and Enforcing Labor Rights in Developing Countries
Mohammad A. Ali (Rutgers University)
Discussants:
Scott Nova (Worker Rights Consortium)
Greg J. Bamber (Monash University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Grand Park Parlor
National Economic Association
African Economic Growth and Development (O3)
Presiding: Andrew Muhammad (Economic Research Service/U.S. Department Agriculture)
Accounting for Poverty in Africa: Illustration with Recent Survey Data in Nigeria
John Anyanwu (African Development Bank, Tunisia)
Empirical Analysis of Agricultural Productivity Growth, Innovation And Technological Progress In Africa
Adeleke Salami (African Development Bank, Tunisia)
Public Credit Registries Design and Financing Obstacles: Evidence from Africa
Thouraya Triki (African Development Bank, Tunisia)
Elvis Adjei (African Development Bank, Tunisia)
Public Credit Registries Design and Financing Obstacles: Evidence from Africa
Abebe Shimeles (African Development Bank, Tunisia)
The Nigerian Economy And Monetary Policy: Some Simple Empirics
Douglason Godwin Omotor (Delta State University, Nigeria)
Fiscal Policy Coordination in Selected West African Countries
Akpan H. Ekpo (West Africa Institute for Financial and Econ. Mgt.)
Discussants:
Leonce Ndikumana (University of Massachusetts)
Greg Price (Morehouse College)
Romie Tribble (Spelman College)
Umoh Umoh (Benedict College)
Abera Gelan (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Juliet Elu (Morehouse College, Atlanta)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 272
Society of Government Economists
Behavioral Responses to Government Programs (H8)
Presiding: Nicholas Turner (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
Do Students Profit from For-Profit Education? Estimating the Returns to Postsecondary Education using Tax Data
Nicholas Turner (U.S. Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis)
Did State Level Reform of the Non-Group Health Insurance Market Affect the Decision to be Self-Employed?
Bradley T. Heim (Indiana University)
Ithai Z. Lurie (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
A Re-balancing Act? Understanding Patterns in Refunds and Balances Due
Laura M. Kawano (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
Shanthi P. Ramnath (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
Patricia K. Tong (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
The Impact of Smoking Bans on the Earnings of Bar and Restaurant Employees: Evidence from Tax Data
Adam J. Cole (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
Bradley T. Heim (Indiana University)
Discussants:
Stephanie Cellini (George Washington University)
Tracy L. Regan (University of Arizona)
Sara LaLumia (Williams College)
Scott J. Adams (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Transportation & Public Utilities Group
Transportation Economics: Planes, Trains, Railroads and Trucks (L9)
Presiding: Peter Loeb (Rutgers University-Newark)
The Network Diffusion Pattern of Southwest Airlines
Jia Yan (Washington State University)
Xiaowen Fu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Tae Oum (University of British Columbia)
The Size and Growth of Airports
Dan Mahoney (University of Oregon)
Wesley W. Wilson (University of Oregon)
Airport Costs and Production Characteristics: A Panel Data Analysis
Pat McCarthy (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Transportation Industry Performance Following Regulatory Reform in Trucking, Rail and Airlines
John Bitzan (North Dakota State University)
James Peoples (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Discussants:
John Howard Brown (Georgia Southern University)
Kenneth Button (George Mason University)
Jeffrey Cohen (University of Hartford)
Jason Barr (Rutgers University-Newark)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Indiana Room
Union for Radical Political Economists
Aspects of Inequality in Economic Relationships (D3)
Presiding: Jeannette Wicks-Lim (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Reconsidering Clientelism
Peter Dorman (Evergreen State University)
Reconstructing Marx's Theory of Labor Subsumption Part II: Formal Subsumption and Commodification of Labor Power
Gilbert Skillman (Wesleyan University)
Morally Arbitrary Economic Advantage
Frank Thompson (University of Michigan)
Globalisation and Inequality: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Model of Unequal Exchange
Roberto Veneziani (Queen Mary University)
Naoki Yoshihara (Hitotsubashi University)
Discussants:
Arjun Jayadev (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Naoki Yoshihara (Hitotsubashi University)
Peter Skott (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Amitava Dutt (Notre Dame University)
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Kimball Room
Union for Radical Political Economists
What Does Fieldwork Bring to Economics? Challenges and Insights of Fieldwork (B4)
Presiding: Jennifer Cohen (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
The Crucial Contribution of Fieldwork to Economics: Evidence from Research in Nepal, India and South Africa
Smita Ramnarain (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Amit Basole (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Jennifer Cohen (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Across the Divide: Can Feminist Methodologies be Taken Seriously by Economists?
Jacqueline Morse (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Smita Ramnarain (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
The Role of Qualitative Fieldwork Methodologies in Economics: An Application to Research on Migration and Remittances in Ghana
Lynda Pickbourn (Keene State College)
Building an Investment Model from Field Work: Implications for Post-Keynesian Theory
Armagan Gezici (Keene State College)
Discussants:
Özgür Orhangazi (Roosevelt University)
Martha Starr (American University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Montreux 3
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Revisiting the Relationship between Biofuels Production and Food Prices (Q4)
Presiding: Madhu Khanna (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Biofuel Inventories, Technologies, and Food Prices
Gal Hochman (University of California-Berkeley)
Deepak Rajagopal (University of California-Los Angeles)
Steve Sexton (University of California-Berkeley)
David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)
Will Biofuel Mandates Raise Food Prices?
Ujjayant Chakravorty (University of Alberta)
Marie-Helene Hubert (University of Rennes, France)
Michel Moreaux (Toulouse School of Economics, France)
Linda Nostbakken (University of Alberta)
Food vs. Fuel: The Effect of Biofuel Policies in the US
Xiaoguang Chen (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Madhu Khanna (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Can India Meet Biofuel Policy Targets? Implications for Food and Fuel Prices
Madhu Khanna (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Hayri Onal (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Christine Crago (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Ashok Gulati (International Food Policy Research Institute, India)
Kiyoshi Mino (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus CD
American Economic Association
Asset Prices and Wealth Dynamics with Heterogeneous Beliefs (D8)
Presiding: Thomas Sargent (New York University)
Market Prices of Risk with Diverse Beliefs, Learning, and Catastrophes
Thomas Sargent (New York University)
Tim Cogley (New York University)
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Life-Cycle Portfolio Choice, the Wealth Distribution and Asset Prices
Felix Kubler (ISB, University of Zurich)
Karl Schmedders (University of Zurich)
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International Robust Disagreement
Ricardo Colacito (University of North Carolina)
Massimiliano Croce (University of North Carolina)
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Heterogeneous Beliefs, Wealth Distribution and Asset Markets with Risk of Default
Viktor Tsyrennikov (Cornell University)
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Discussants:
Ricardo Colacito (University of North Carolina)
Viktor Tsyrennikov (Cornell University)
Sergiy Stepanchuk (University of Pennsylvania)
Adam Slawski (Pennsylvania State University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus IJ
American Economic Association
Carbon Leakage (Q5)
Presiding: Lawrence Goulder (Stanford University)
Leakage from Sub-national Climate Initiatives
Sebastian Rausch (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Niven Winchester (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
John Reilly (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Alternative Climate Policies and Intertemporal Emissions Leakage
Carolyn Fischer (Resources for the Future)
Stephen W. Salant (University of Michigan)
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The Strategic Value of Embodied Carbon Tariffs
Christoph Böhringer (Oldenburg University)
Jared C. Carbone (University of Calgary)
Thomas F. Rutherford (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
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Can a Unilateral Carbon Tax Reduce Emissions Elsewhere?
Joshua Elliott (University of Chicago)
Don Fullerton (University of Illinois)
Todd Munson (University of Chicago)
Discussants:
Roberton Williams, III (University of Maryland)
Ujjayant Chakravorty (University of Alberta)
Brian Copeland (University of British Columbia)
Mark Jacobsen (University of California-San Diego)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom A
American Economic Association
Credit Bubbles (G1)
Presiding: Robin Greenwood (Harvard University)
Quiet Bubbles
Harrison Hong (Princeton University)
David Sraer (Princeton University)
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A Model of Shadow Banking
Nicola Gennaioli (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)
Robert W Vishny (University of Chicago)
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Issuer Quality and the Credit Cycle
Robin Greenwood (Harvard University)
Samuel G. Hanson (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Jeffrey Wurgler (New York University)
Augustin Landier (Toulouse School of Economics)
Andrew Metrick (Yale University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Toronto
American Economic Association
Crime and Terrorism (K4)
Presiding: Cecilia Rouse (Princeton University)
The Nonlinear Relationship between Terrorism and Poverty
Walter Enders (University of Alabama)
Gary A. Hoover (University of Alabama)
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Terrorism and Patriotism: On the Earnings of U.S. Veterans after September 11, 2001
Alberto Davila (University of Texas-Pan American)
Marie T. Mora (University of Texas-Pan American)
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The Color of Lynching
Lisa D. Cook (Michigan State University)
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Race and Gender Differences under Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Supriya Sarnikar (Westfield State College)
Todd Sorensen (University of California-Riverside and IZA)
Ronald L. Oaxaca (University of Arizona and IZA)
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Discussants:
Francisco Rivera-Batiz (Columbia University)
Marlene Kim (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Patrick L. Mason (Florida State University)
Steven Raphael (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus G
American Economic Association
Exchange Rates (F3)
Presiding: Mario Crucini (Vanderbilt University)
Does Foreign Exchange Reserve Decumulation Lead to Currency Appreciation?
Kathryn Dominguez (University of Michigan)
Rasmus Fatum (University of Alberta)
Pavel Vacek (University of Alberta)
The Forward Premium Puzzle: Beyond Negative Beta
Liang Ding (Macalester College)
Jun Ma (University of Alabama)
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Third-Market Effects of Exchange Rates: A Study of the Renminbi
Aaditya Mattoo (World Bank)
Prachi Mishra (International Monetary Fund)
Arvind Subramanian (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
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Exchange Rate Pass-Through, Markups, and Inventories
Adam Copeland (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
James A Kahn (Yeshiva University)
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The RMB Debate: Empirical Analysis on the Effects of Exchange Rate Shocks in China and Japan
Soyoung Kim (Seoul National University)
Yoonbai Kim (University of Kentucky)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Crystal A
American Economic Association
Experiments in Firms (M5)
Presiding: Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Once and Done: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Increase the Bottom Line of Non-Profits
Amee Kamdar (University of Chicago)
Steven Levitt (University of Chicago)
John List (University of Chicago)
Chad Syverson (University of Chicago)
Working from Home or Shirking from Home? Evidence from a Chinese Field Experiment
Nick Bloom (Stanford University)
James Liang (CTrip)
John Roberts (Stanford University)
Jenny Ying (Stanford University)
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Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development
Dean Karlan (Yale University)
Chris Udry (Yale University)
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Ex Post (in)efficient Negotiation and Breakdown of Trade
Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Rajkamal Iyer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus EF
American Economic Association
Field Experiments in Health Economics (I1)
Presiding: Jim Rebitzer (Boston University)
Using Implementation Intentions Prompts to Enhance Influenza Vaccination Rates
Katherine Milkman (University of Pennsylvania)
John Beshears (Stanford University)
James Choi (Yale University)
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University)
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Field Experiments in Global Health: Motivating Voluntary Blood Donations in Argentina
Victor Iajya (Universidad Nacional de Tucuman)
Nicola Lacetera (University of Toronto)
Mario Macis (Johns Hopkins University)
Robert Slonim (University of Sydney)
Financial Incentives for Weight Loss
John Cawley (Cornell University)
Joshua Price (University of Texas-Arlington)
Pricing of Socially Desirable Goods: On the Joint Effects of Demand and Supply Interventions
Jessica Cohen (Harvard University)
William Dickens (Harvard University)
Gunther Fink (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Joseph Price (Brigham Young University)
Margaret McConnell (Harvard University)
Jessica Goldberg (University of Maryland)
Iwan Barankay (University of Pennsylvania)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency B
American Economic Association
Fiscal Policy during and after the Financial Crisis (E6)
Presiding: Todd Walker (Indiana University)
The Fiscal Multiplier Morass: A Bayesian Perspective
Eric Leeper (Indiana University, Monash University and NBER)
Todd Walker (Indiana University)
Nora Traum (North Carolina State University)
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Fiscal Policy and the Great Recession in the Euro Area
Gunter Coenen (European Central Bank)
Roland Straub (European Central Bank)
Mathias Trabandt (European Central Bank)
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Jointly Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy Rules under Liquidity Constraints
Huixin Bi (Bank of Canada)
Michael Kumhof (International Monetary Fund)
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Fiscal Policy in a Financial Crisis: Standard Policy vs. Bank Rescue Measures
Jan in 't Veld (EU Commission (DG ECFIN))
Robert Kollmann (European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Université Libre de Bruxelles and CEPR)
Werner Roeger (EU Commission (DG ECFIN))
Discussants:
Christopher Sims (Princeton University)
Thorsten Drautzburg (University of Chicago)
Christoper Erceg (Federal Reserve Board)
Lorenzo Forni (International Monetary Fund)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Acapulco
American Economic Association
Implications of Rational Inattention (D8)
Presiding: Mirko Wiederholt (Northwestern University)
Rational Inattention: A New Foundation for the Multinomial Logit Model and Simple Market Equilibria
Filip Matejka (CERGE-EI)
Alisdair McKay (Boston University)
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Information Processing and Limited Liability
Bartosz Mackowiak (European Central Bank)
Mirko Wiederholt (Northwestern University)
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Information Choice Technologies
Christian Hellwig (Toulouse School of Economics)
Laura Veldkamp (New York University)
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Discussants:
Alexander Wolitzky (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Aleh Tsyvinski (Yale University)
David Myatt (Oxford University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 3
American Economic Association
International Capital Allocation, Portfolio Choice and Capital Flows (F3)
Presiding: Marcel Fratzscher (European Central Bank)
Capital Flow Waves: Surges, Stops, Flight and Retrenchment
Kristin Forbes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Frank Warnock (University of Virginia)
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Liquidity Management in Global Banks: Internal Capital Markets in the Great Recession
Linda Goldberg (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Nicola Cetorelli (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Sovereigns, Upstream Capital Flows, and Global Imbalances
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (University of Houston)
Laura Alfaro (Harvard University)
Vadym Volosovych (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
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Quantitative Easing and Capital Flows
Marcel Fratzscher (European Central Bank)
Discussants:
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti (International Monetary Fund)
Philipp Schnabl (New York University)
Galina Hale (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Marianne Baxter (Boston University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 260
American Economic Association
Liquidity Dynamics (G1)
Presiding: Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)
Market Timing, Investment, and Risk Management
Patrick Bolton (Columbia University)
Hui Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Neng Wang (Columbia University)
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The I-Theory of Money
Markus K. Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Yuliy Sannikov (Princeton University)
Financial intermediary capital
Adriano Rampini (Duke University)
S. Vish Viswanathan (Duke University)
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Inefficient Investment Waves
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)
Péter Kondor (Central European University)
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Discussants:
Dmitry Livdan (University of California-Berkeley)
Arvind Krishnamurthy (Northwestern University)
Douglas W. Diamond (University of Chicago)
Martin Oehmke (Columbia University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus KL
American Economic Association
Maternity Leave, Family Formation and Caregiving (Y9)
Presiding: Terra McKinnish (University of Colorado-Boulder)
The Effects of Maternity Leave on Children’s Birth and Infant Health Outcomes in the United States
Maya Rossin-Slater (Columbia University)
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Love and Money by Parental Match-Making: Evidence from Urban Couples in China
Fali Huang (Singapore Management University)
Ginger Jin (University of Arizona)
Lixin Colin Xu (World Bank)
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Sex Ratios and Family Formation: The Role of the Vietnam Draft
Marianne Bitler (University of California-Irvine)
Lucie Schmidt (Williams College)
Do Couples Self-Insure? The Effect of Informal Care on Joint Labor Supply Decisions
Norma Coe (Boston College)
Courtney Harold van Houtven (Duke University)
MEGHAN SKIRA (Boston College)
Discussants:
Christine Piette Durrance (University of North Carolina)
Shoshana Grossbard (San Diego State University)
Andrea Beller (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Daniel Rees (University of Colorado-Denver)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency C
American Economic Association
Model Selection (C5)
Presiding: Kenneth Wolpin (University of Pennsylvania)
To Hold Out or Not to Hold Out
Frank Schorfheide (University of Pennsylvania)
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Prediction with Misspecified Models
John Geweke (University of Technology Sydney)
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Capital Punishment and Deterrence: Understanding Disparate Results
Steven Durlauf (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Chao Fu (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Salvador Navarro (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Discussants:
Michael Keane (University of Technology Sydney)
Tao Zha (University of Minnesota)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency D
American Economic Association
New Directions in Trade Policy (F1)
Presiding: Chad Bown (World Bank)
Tariff Revenue and Tariff Caps
Manuel Amador (Stanford University)
Kyle Bagwell (Stanford University)
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Profits in the "New Trade" Approach to Trade Negotiations
Ralph Ossa (University of Chicago)
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Trade Agreements and the Nature of Price Determination
Pol Antras (Harvard University)
Robert Staiger (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
Santanu Roy (Southern Methodist University)
Arnaud Costinot (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Michele Ruta (World Trade Organization)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 5
American Economic Association
Robustness and Approximation in Mechanism Design (C6)
Presiding: Stephen Morris (Princeton University)
Efficient Auctions and Interdependent Types
Dirk Bergemann (Yale University)
Stephen Morris (Princeton University)
Robustly Ranking Mechanisms
Doug Smith (Federal Trade Commission)
Tilman Borgers (University of Michigan)
Approximation in Mechanism Design
Jason Hartline (Northwestern University)
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Discussants:
Stephen Morris (Princeton University)
Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Eric Maskin (Harvard University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom CD North
American Economic Association
Short-Term and Long-Term Consequences of Tax Reform (H0) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Joel Slemrod (University of Michigan)
Alan Auerbach (University of California-Berkeley)
Gregory Mankiw (Harvard University)
James Poterba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Joel Slemrod (University of Michigan)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Hong Kong
American Economic Association
State and Local Public Finance (H7)
Presiding: Malcolm Getz (Vanderbilt University)
Why Is Mobile Capital Taxed?
Kangoh Lee (San Diego State University)
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Unsticking the Flypaper Effect in an Uncertain World: The Role of Precautionary Savings
Guillermo Vuletin (Colby College)
Carlos Vegh (University of Maryland and NBER)
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State of States: A Probit Approach
Anika R Khan (Wells Fargo Securities)
Azhar Iqbal (Wells Fargo Securities)
Mark Vitner (Wells Fargo Securities)
Jay Bryson (Wells Fargo Securities)
Sarah Watt (Wells Fargo Securities)
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Destination Taxation, The Road to Economic Success?
William Fox (University of Tennessee)
Zhou Yang (Robert Morris University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom B
American Economic Association
The 2006 Massachusetts Health Care Reform (I1)
Presiding: Adriana Lleras-Muney (University of California-Los Angeles)
Heuristics and Heterogeneity in Health Insurance Exchanges: Evidence from the Massachusetts Connector
Keith M. Marzilli Ericson (Boston University)
Amanda Starc (Harvard Business School)
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Health Reform, Health Insurance and Selection: Estimating Selection into Health Insurance Using the Massachusetts Health Reform
Jonathan T. Kolstad (University of Pennsylvania and NBER)
Amanda Kowalski (Yale University and NBER)
Martin Hackmann (Yale University)
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The Impact of the Massachusetts Health Care Reform on Health Care Use Among Children
Sarah Miller (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
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The Impact of Massachusetts Health Care Reform on Insurance Premiums
Jonathan Gruber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Discussants:
Adriana Lleras-Muney (University of California-Los Angeles)
Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Day Manoli (University of California-Los Angeles)
Amitabh Chandra (Harvard University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency A
American Economic Association
The Effects of Financial Education and Financial Literacy (A2)
Presiding: B. Douglas Bernheim (Stanford University)
How Financial Literacy Affects Household Wealth Accumulation
Jere Behrman (University of Pennsylvania)
Olivia Mitchell (University of Pennsylvania)
Cindy Soo (University of Pennsylvania)
David Bravo (Universidad de Chile)
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Financial Education and Timely Decision Support: Lessons from Junior Achievement
Bruce Carlin (University of California-Los Angeles)
David Robinson (Duke University)
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Financial Knowledge and Financial Literacy at the Household Level
Alan Gustman (Dartmouth College)
Thomas Steinmeier (Texas Tech University)
Nahid Tabatabai (Dartmouth College)
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Effectiveness of Employer-Provided Financial Information: Hiring to Retiring
Robert Clark (North Carolina State University-Raleigh)
Melinda Morrill (North Carolina State University-Raleigh)
Steven Allen (North Carolina State University-Raleigh)
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Discussants:
Justine Hastings (Brown University)
William Walstad (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Urvi Neelakantan (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Annamaria Lusardi (George Washington University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Crystal B
American Economic Association
The Euro: Challenges to Improve a Currency Union (F3) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Axel A. Weber (University of Chicago)
Olivier Blanchard (International Monetary Fund)
Jordi Gali (CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Athanasios Orphanides (Central Bank of Cyprus)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Water Tower
American Economic Association
Time Away from Work (J2)
Presiding: Jungmin Lee (Sogang University and IZA)
Time use, emotional well-being and unemployment: Evidence from longitudinal data
Alan B. Krueger (CEA, Woodrow Wilson School and Economics Dept., Princeton University)
Andreas Mueller (Columbia University)
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Retirement and Home Production: A Regression Discontinuity Approach
Elena Stancanelli (CNRS, Université Cergy Pontoise)
Arthur van Soest (Tilburg University)
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The Role of Preferences and Opportunity Costs in Determining the Time Allocated to Housework
Leslie S. Stratton (Virginia Commonwealth University)
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Aggregate Impacts of a Gift of Time
Jungmin Lee (Sogang University and IZA)
Daiji Kawaguchi (Hitotsubashi University)
Daniel S. Hamermesh (University of Texas-Austin)
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Discussants:
Elena Stancanelli (CNRS)
Leslie Stratton (Virginia Commonwealth)
Jungmin Lee (Sogang University and IZA)
Andreas Mueller (Columbia University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Gold Coast
American Economic Association
Very Local House Price Dynamics (R2)
Presiding: Fernando Ferreira (University of Pennsylvania)
Within-city Variation in Urban Decline: The Case of Detroit
Daniel Hartley (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Erik Hurst (University of Chicago)
Veronica Guerrieri (University of Chicago)
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Micro-Geography of a Housing Boom
Joshua Gottlieb (Harvard University)
Ed Glaeser (Harvard University)
Heterogeneity in Neighborhood-Level Price Growth in the U.S., 1993-2009
Fernando Ferreira (University of Pennsylvania)
Joseph Gyourko (University of Pennsylvania)
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Discussants:
Matthew Notowidigdo (University of Chicago)
Matthew Kahn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Christopher Mayer (Columbia University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich A
American Finance Association
Bank Liquidity, Lending, and Collateral (G2)
Presiding: Andrew Winton (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities)
International Liquidity Sharing: Evidence from Financial Crises
Yian Liu (University of Chicago)
A Model of Liquidity Hoarding and Term Premia in Inter-Bank Markets
Viral V. Acharya (New York University)
David R. Skeie (Federal Reserve Banks)
Securitization is Not that Evil after All
Carmelo Salleo (Bank of Italy)
Ugo Albertazzi (Bank of Italy)
Ginette Eramo (Bank of Italy)
Leonardo Gambacorta (Bank for International Settlements)
Collateralization, Bank Loan Rates and Monitoring: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Geraldo Cerqueiro (Tilburg University)
Steven R. G. Ongena (Tilburg University)
Kasper F. Roszbach (Sveriges Riksbank and University of Groningen)
Discussants:
Andrew Hertzberg (Columbia University)
Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania)
Amit Seru (University of Chicago)
Sudheer Chava (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich B
American Finance Association
Corporate Governance (Empirical) 2 (G3)
Presiding: Michael Weisbach (Ohio State University)
Corporate Political Donations: Investment or Agency?
Rajesh K. Aggarwal (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities)
Felix Meschke (University of Kansas)
Tracy Yue Wang (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities)
CEO Incentives and Institutional Trader Monitoring are Substitutes: Theory and Evidence
Brandon Chen (University of New South Wales)
Peter L. Swan (University of New South Wales)
Corporate Ownership Structure and Bank Loan Syndicate Structure
Chen Lin (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Yue Ma (University of Stirling)
Paul H. Malatesta (University of Washington)
Yuhai Xuan (Harvard Business School)
Discussants:
Mara Faccio (Purdue University)
Kai Li (University of British Columbia)
Taylor Nadauld (Brigham Young University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich C
American Finance Association
Financial Econometrics and Volatilities (G1)
Presiding: Yacine Ait-Sahalia (Princeton University)
Hard Times
John Y. Campbell (Harvard University)
Stefano Giglio (University of Chicago)
Christopher K. Polk (London School of Economics & Political Science)
Intensity of Volatility Linkages in Islamic and Conventional Markets
Kose John (New York University)
Shumi M. Akhtar II (Australian National University)
Maria Jahromi (Australian National University)
The Baltic Dry Index as a Predictor of Global Stock Returns, Commodity Returns, and Global Economic Activity
Gurdip S. Bakshi (University of Maryland)
George Panayotov (Georgetown University)
Georgios Skoulakis (University of Maryland)
Jump Robust Two Time Scale Covariance Estimation and Realized Volatility Budgets
Kris Boudt (Catholic University of Leuven)
Jin Zhang (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Discussants:
Jonathan Parker (Northwestern University)
Mahmoud El-Gamal (Rice University)
Lars Lochstoer (Columbia University)
Dacheng Xiu (Princeton University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich E
American Finance Association
Financial Regulation and Policy (G2)
Presiding: Chester Spatt (Carnegie Mellon University)
Uncovering Hedge Fund Skill from the Portfolio Holdings They Hide
Vikas Agarwal (Georgia State University)
Wei Jiang (Columbia University)
Yuehua Tang (Georgia State University)
Baozhong Yang (Georgia State University)
Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets
John Armour (University of Oxford)
Colin Mayer (University of Oxford)
Andrea Polo (University of Oxford)
A Network-Based Analysis of Over-the-Counter Markets
Michael Gofman (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Competition and Transparency in Financial Markets
Bruce I. Carlin (University of California-Los Angeles)
Shaun W. Davies (University of California-Los Angeles)
Andrew Iannaccone (University of California-Los Angeles)
Discussants:
Stewart Mayhew (Cornerstone Research)
Cindy Alexander (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)
Brett Green (Northwestern University and University of California-Berkeley)
Francesco Sangiorgi (Stockholm School of Economics)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich F
American Finance Association
Fixed Income - Credit (G1)
Presiding: Francis Longstaff (University of California-Los Angeles)
Ambiguity Shifts and the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis
Nina Boyarchenko (University of Chicago)
Liquidity Risk of Corporate Bond Returns
Viral V. Acharya (New York University)
Yakov Amihud (New York University)
Sreedhar T. Bharath (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Endogenous Liquidity in Credit Derivatives
Jiaping Qiu (McMaster University)
Fan Yu (Claremont Colleges)
Discussants:
Hui Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Joost Driessen (Tilburg University)
Haitao Li (University of Michigan)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich G
American Finance Association
Mutual Fund Incentives (G2)
Presiding: Lubos Pastor (University of Chicago)
Price Support in the Stock Market
Benjamin Golez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Jose M. Marin (IMDEA Social Sciences)
Spillover Effects in Mutual Fund Companies
Clemens Sialm (University of Texas-Austin)
T. Mandy Tham (Nanyang Technological University)
Skin in the Game versus Skimming the Game: Governance, Share Restrictions, and Insider Flows
Gideon Ozik (EDHEC Business School)
Ronnie Sadka (Boston College)
Discussants:
Utpal Bhattacharya (Indiana University-Bloomington)
Pedro Matos (University of Southern California)
Bing Liang (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich D
American Finance Association
Sovereign Default (G1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Simon Johnson (Massachsetts Institute of Technology)
Martin Feldstein (Harvard University and NBER)
Carmen M. Reinhart (Peterson Institute of International Economics)
Kenneth Singleton (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Vevey 3
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Credit Availability and REITs (G2)
Presiding: Shaun Bond (University of Cincinnati)
CoCo Bonds as an Impediment to More Risk-Taking and an Alternative to Bankruptcy in Mortgage Markets
Rose N. Lai (University of Macau)
Robert Van Order (George Washington University)
Credit Availability and Asset Pricing Spirals in Illiquid Markets
David Ling (University of Florida)
Andy Naranjo (University of Florida)
Benjamin Scheick (University of Florida)
REIT Institutional Ownership Dynamics and the Financial Crisis
Seow Eng Ong (National University of Singapore)
Erik Devos (University of Texas-El Paso)
Andrew Spieler (Hofstra University)
Desmond Tsang (Hofstra University)
The Supply Side Story: REITs Financing and Investment Decision in Response to the 2007-2009 Credit Crunch
Qing Bai (University of Cincinnati)
Qingqing Chang (University of Cincinnati)
John L. Glascock (University of Cincinnati)
Discussants:
Dwight M. Jaffee (University of California-Berkeley)
Steve Slezak (University of Cincinnati)
Eva Steiner (University of Cambridge)
Soosung Hwang (Sungkyunkwan University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 1
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Low Income Mortgage Performance (G1)
Presiding: Amy Cutts (Equifax Company)
The Effect of Market Liquidity on Subprime Terminations
Richard K. Green (University of Southern California)
Xiaoxin Zhang (University of Southern California)
The Differential Access and Pricing of Home Mortgages
Marsha J. Courchane (Charles River Associates)
Peter M. Zorn (Freddie Mac)
FHA and Subprime Loan Origination Quality and Performance Over Time
Yan Chang (Freddie Mac)
Tyler Yang (IFE Group)
Are Black and Hispanic Households More Likely to Default? Evidence from the Recent Crisis
Adam Reichenberger (Kansas State University)
Heather Luea (Vanderbilt University)
Tracy Turner (Kansas State University)
Discussants:
Claudia AyannaSharygin (New York University)
Avis Devine (University of Cincinnati)
Nathan George (University of California-Berkeley)
Samuel Dastrup (New York University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 2
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Real Estate Professionals and Market Behavior (G1)
Presiding: Paul Anglin (University of Guelph)
Screening of Real Estate Professionals and Housing Appreciation Rates
Andrea Heuson (University of Miami)
The Dependency of the Real Estate Broker�s Response Function on the Homeowner�s Pricing Distribution
Geoffrey K. Turnbull (University of Central Florida)
Randy Anderson (Baruch College-CUNY)
Raymond Brastow (Longwood University)
Bennie Waller (Longwood University)
Real Estate Agents, House Prices, and Liquidity
Joseph T.L. Ooi (National University of Singapore)
Henry J. Munneke (University of Georgia)
C.F. Sirmans (Florida State University)
Geoffrey K. Turnbull (University of Central Florida)
Trends in the Accuracy of Home Owners' Estimates of House Value
Joseph B. Nichols (Federal Reserve Board)
Lindsay Relihan (Federal Reserve Board)
Elliot Anenberg (Federal Reserve Board)
Discussants:
Ken Johnson (Florida International University)
Charles Carter (University of Baltimore)
Paul Carillo (George Washington University)
Steven Ehrlich (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Buckingham
American Risk & Insurance Association/American Economic Association
Insurance Economics (G2)
Presiding: Martin Grace (Georgia State University)
An Industrial Organization Theory of Risk Sharing
M. Martin Boyer (HEC Montreal)
Charles M. Nyce (Florida State University)
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Real Effects of Changing Rating Standards for Catastrophic Risks
Anastasia V. Kartasheva (University of Pennsylvania)
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Asymmetric Information in Automobile Insurance: New Evidence from Telematic Data
Alexander Muermann (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
Daniela Straka (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
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The Marginal Cost of Risk, Risk Measures, and Capital Allocation
Daniel Baurer (Georgia State University)
George M Zanjani (Georgia State University)
Financial Sector Integration and Information Spillovers: Effects of Operational Risk Events on U.S. Banks and Insurers
J. David Cummins (Temple University)
Ran Wei (Chicago Partners LLC)
Xiaoying Xie (California State University-Fullerton)
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Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom Salon III
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
New Research on Economic Comparisons and Institutions (P5) (Poster Session)
Presiding: John Earle (George Mason University and Central European University)
Financial Development, Government Ownership of Banks and Firm Innovation
Sheng Xiao (University of Minnesota)
Shan Zhao (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
Media Freedom and Democracy: Complements or Substitutes in the Fight against Corruption?
Sambit Bhattacharyya (University of Oxford)
Roland Hodler (Study Centre Gerzensee and University of Melbourne)
Fragmentation and Government Spending: Bringing Ideological Polarization into the Picture
Marcela Eslava (Universidad de Los Andes)
Oskar Nupia (Universidad de Los Andes)
FDI Spillovers and the Time Since Foreign Entry
Bruno Merlevede (Ghent University and HUBrussel)
Koen Schoors (Ghent University)
Microfinance and Microbusiness’ Financing Constraints in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Valentina Hartarska (Auburn University)
Denis Nadolnyak (Auburn University)
Thomas McAdams (Merit Energy Company)
Can State Language Policies Distort Students’ Demand for Higher Education?
Alexander Muravyev (IZA, DIW Berlin, and St. Petersburg University)
Oleksandr Talavera (University of East Anglia)
Understanding the Effect of Shareholder Rights? Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment
Jun “QJ” Qian (Boston College)
Shan Zhao (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
Conflict in Kyrgyzstan: Evidence from a New Micro-Level Dataset
Olga Shemyakina (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Anke Plagnol (University of Cambridge)
Displacement in Kyrgyzstan: Evidence from a New Micro-Level Dataset
Tilman Brück (German Institute of Economic Research)
Antje Kröger (German Institute of Economic Research)
Marc Vothknecht (German Institute of Economic Research)
Sharing Voice with Employees: A Cross-Country Study of Codetermination
Aleksandra Gregorič (Copenhagen Business School)
Marc Steffen Rapp (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
Evis Sinani (Copenhagen Business School)
Michael Wolff (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)
The Productivity Race between China and India in Manufacturing throughout the Reform Era
Harry X. Wu (Hitotsubashi University)
Boon L. Lee (Queensland University of Technology)
D.S. Prasada Rao (University of Queensland)
The Role of Human Capital in Productivity Spillovers from FDI: An Empirical Analysis on Turkish Manufacturing Firms
Seda Koymen (Bilkent University)
Selin Sayek (Bilkent University)
Migration and Social Networks in Kyrgyzstan: Mutual Insurance in the Sending Communities
Tanika Chakraborty (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)
Bakhrom Mirkasimov (Humboldt University of Berlin and German Institute for Economic Research)
Susan Steiner (German Institute for Economic Research)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Montreux 1
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Fundamental Causes of the Great Crisis: Inequality and Uncertainty (B5)
Presiding: Richard Adkisson (New Mexico State University)
The Consumption Cycle
Timothy A. Wunder (University of Texas-Arlington)
Increasing Inequality, Inadequate Demand, Status Insecurity, Ideology and the Financial Crisis of 2008
Jon D. Wisman (American University)
Barton Baker (American University)
The Inherent Uncertainty of Innovative Activity and Its Contribution to Financial Instability
Henrik Van den Berg (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Global Imbalances and Financial Crisis
Yan Liang (Willamette University)
Negative Trickle Down and the Financial Crisis of 2008
Daphne Greenwood (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs)
Richard P.F. Holt (Southern Oregon University)
Discussants:
Philip Mirowski (Notre Dame University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 3
Association for Social Economics
"Preferences" and the Social Responsibility of Production and Consumption (Q2)
Presiding: Martha Starr (American University)
Consumer Cchoices of Organic and "Green" Products: Evidence from the Canadian Households and the Environment Survey
Oliver Masakure (Wilfred Laurier University)
"True Naturals" and Health Seekers": Identifying Types of Environmentalists and Their Policy Preferences
Julio Videras (Hamilton College)
Ann L. Owen (Hamilton College)
Stephen Wu (Hamilton College)
Is Corporate Social Responsibility Associated with Lower Wages?
Karine Nyborg (University of Oslo)
Tao Zhang (Ragnar Frisch Center for Economic Research)
Can Ethical Consumption Mitigate Unethical Production? Policy Preferences and the Role of Information
Christopher Jeffords (University of Connecticut)
Discussants:
Jayson Lusk (Oklahoma State University)
Jill McCluskey (Washington State University)
Martha Starr (American University)
Michael Carr (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Burnham
Association of Christian Economists
What Economists/Theologians Wish Theologians/Economists Would Consider When Evaluating Market Economies (A1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: John Lunn (Hope College)
D. Stephen Long (Maraquette University)
Deirdre N. McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Mark Husbands (Hope College)
Victor V. Claar (Henderson State University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Vevey 1
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Environmental Economics, Policy, and Politics (Q5) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Robert Stavins (Harvard University)
Joseph Aldy (Harvard University)
Michael Greenstone (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Robert Hahn (University of Oxford)
Adele Morris (Brookings Institution)
Richard Newell (Duke University)
William Pizer (Duke University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Soldier Field
Chinese Economists Society
Exploring China’s Economic Imbalance (O5)
Presiding: Yang Yao (CCER, Peking University)
Housing Purchase and Rising Saving Rates in Urban China: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment in 1998
Binkai Chen (Central University of Finance and Economics, China)
Rudai Yang (Xiangtan University, China)
Can Rising Housing Prices Explain China's High Household Saving Rate?
Xin Wang (Tsinghua University, China)
Yi Wen (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Tsinghua University)
Social Security Coverage and Household Consumption in China: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey
Yang Yao (CCER, Peking University)
Jing Zhou (CCER, Peking University)
Sex Ratios, Savings Rates, and Current Account Imbalances
Qingyuan Du (Columbia University)
Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia University and NBER)
Real Exchange Rate and Economic Growth: Evidence from Chinese Provincial Data
Jinzhao Chen (Paris School of Economics)
Discussants:
Ronald Mckinnon (Stanford University)
Xiaobo Zhang (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 265
Cliometrics Society
Market Innovations in Historical Perspective (O3)
Presiding: Margaret Levenstein (University of Michigan)
Market Access and Information Technology Adoption. Historical Lessons from the Introduction of the Telephone in Bavaria
Florian Ploeckl (University of Oxford)
German-Jewish Emigres and U.S. Invention
Petra Moser (Stanford University)
Alessandra Voena (Stanford University)
Fabian Waldinger (Warwick University)
Stock Market Development in Germany, 1869-1938
Carsten Burhop (Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods)
Sibylle Lehmann (University of Cologne)
World Series of Patents: Quantification and Interpretation in the Long Run of History
Claude Diebolt (University of Strasbourg)
Karine Pellier (University of Strasbourg)
Discussants:
Margaret Levenstein (University of Michigan)
Caroline Fohlin (Johns Hopkins University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Addams
Econometric Society
Analysis and Computation of Large Games and Mechanisms (C7)
Presiding: Aaron Bodoh-Creed (Cornell University)
Strategyproofness for "Price Takers" as a Desideratum for Market Design
Eduardo Azevedo (Harvard University)
Eric Budish (University of Chicago)
Robust Comparative Statics in Large Dynamic Economies
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Martin Kaae Jensen (University of Birmingham)
Mean Field Equilibria of Dynamic Auctions with Learning
Krishnamurthy Iyer (Stanford University)
Ramesh Johari (Stanford University)
Mukund Sundararajan (Google, Inc.)
Approximation of Large Dynamic Games
Aaron Bodoh-Creed (Cornell University)
Discussants:
Eran Shmaya (Northwestern University)
Fuhito Kojima (Stanford University)
Joyee Deb (New York University)
Parag A. Pathak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, McCormick
Econometric Society
Endogeneity and Instrumental Variables (C2)
Presiding: Whitney Newey (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Identification and Estimation in Discrete Choice Demand Models when Endogenous Variables Interact with the Error
Amit Kumar Gandhi (University of Wisconsin)
Kyoo il Kim (University of Minnesota)
Amil Petrin (University of Minnesota)
An Instrumental Variable Model of Multiple Discrete Choice
Andrew Chesher (University College London)
Adam M. Rosen (University College London)
Konrad Smolinski (CeMMAP)
Bandwidth Selection for Nonparametric and Semiparametric LATE and Regression Discontinuity Estimators
Yoichi Arai (Public Policy GRIPS)
Hidehiko Ichimura (Graduate School of Economics University of Tokyo)
A Discontinuity Test of Endogeneity
Carolina Caetano (University of Rochester)
Discussants:
Ariel Pakes (Harvard University)
Steven Berry (Yale University)
Jack Porter (University of Wisconsin)
Guido Imbens (Harvard University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Ogden
Econometric Society
Housing and Labor Markets in Spatial Economics (R1)
Presiding: Marcus Berliant (Washington University in St. Louis)
Spatial Competition in Quality, Demand Induced Innovation, and Schumpeterian Growth
Raphael A. Auer (Swiss National Bank)
Philip U. Saure (Swiss National Bank)
Trade, Urbanization and Capital Accumulation in a Labor Surplus Economy
Eric W. Bond (Vanderbilt University)
Raymond Riezman (University of Iowa)
Ping Wang (Washington University)
Urban Business Cycles through a Diamond-Mortensen-Pissarides Lens
Yannis M Ioannides (Tufts University)
Discussants:
Abdullah Yavas (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Klaus Desmet (Universidad Carlos III)
Satyajit Chatterjee (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Frederic Robert-Nicoud (University of Geneva)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Wright
Econometric Society
Matching Markets (C7)
Presiding: Matthew Elliot (CalTech)
Effective Affirmative Action in School Choice
Isa Emin Hafalir (Carnegie Mellon University)
Decentralized Market Processes to Stable Job Matchings with Competitive Salaries
Bo Chen (Southern Methodist University)
Zaifu Yang (University of York)
The Core and Incentive Compatibility of an Ascending Proxy Package Auction
Hiroyuki ADACHI (Nagoya University)
Discussants:
Atila Abdulkadiroglu (Duke University)
Matthew Elliott (Stanford University)
Alistair James Wilson (New York University)
John William Hatfield (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Field
Econometric Society
Price Rigidities (E4)
Presiding: -- TBD ()
Price Setting with Menu Cost for Multi-product Firms
Francesco Lippi (University of Sassari)
Customer Relationship and Sales
Shouyong Shi (University of Toronto)
Best Prices
Judith Chevalier (Yale University)
Anil K. Kashyap (University of Chicago)
Internet Prices and the Great Recession
Alberto Felipe Cavallo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Brent Neiman (University of Chicago)
Roberto Rigobon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Dusable
Econometric Society
Stochastic Dominance Tests to Evaluate Treatment Effects (C2)
Presiding: Alberto Abadie (Harvard University)
Estimation and Inference for Distribution Functions and Quantile Functions in Treatment Effect Models
Stephen Donald (University of Texas-Austin)
Yu-Chin Hsu (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Conditional Stochastic Dominance Testing
Miguel A. Delgado (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Juan Carlos Escanciano (Indiana University)
Testing for Distributional Treatment Effects: A Set Identification Approach
Sung Jae Jun (Pennsylvania State University)
Yoonseok Lee (University of Michigan)
Youngki Shin (University of Western Ontario)
Nonparametric Tests of Conditional Treatment Effects
Sokbae (Simon) Lee (Seoul National University)
Yoon-Jae Whang (Seoul National University)
Discussants:
Toru Kitagawa (University College London)
Sokbae (Simon) Lee (Seoul National University)
Christoph Sebastian Rothe (Toulouse School of Economics)
Matias Damian Cattaneo (University of Michigan)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta
Economic Science Association
Stochastic Choice under Risk: Economic and Psychological Views (D8)
Presiding: Nathaniel Wilcox (Chapman College)
Using Decision Field theory to Account for the Stochastic as Well as the Dynamic Properties of Choice under Risk
Jerome Busemeyer (Indiana University)
Stochastic Choice Models and Realistic Decision Processes
Graham Loomes (University of Warwick, UK)
An Empirical Evaluation of Two Stochastic Choice Models
Michael Birnbaum (California State University-Fullerton)
A Comparison of Several Models of Stochastic Binary Choice under Risk
Nathaniel Wilcox (Chapman College)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Vevey 2
Economists for Peace & Security
The Economics of Regime Change (Y9) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Richard Kaufman (Bethesda Research Group)
Roger Myerson (University of Chicago) Local Foundations for Strong Democracy
Linda Bilmes (Harvard University) The True Cost of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts: An Analysis of the Ten Years from 2001-2011
Hamid Ali (American University in Cairo) The Economics of the Arab Spring: A View from Egypt
Jennifer Olmsted (Drew University) Women in Transitions
Mark Weisbrot (Center for Economic and Policy Research) Report from the South American Spring
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Alpine Salon I
International Association for Feminist Economics/National Economic Association
The Phenomenal Woman: Overworked and Underpaid (B5)
Presiding: Susan Williams McElroy (University of Texas-Dallas)
Black Female Earnings and Income Volatility
Bradley Hardy (American University)
The Plight of African American Women: The Employed and Unemployed
Linda Loubert (Morgan State University)
An Analysis of Black-White Wage Differences in Nursing: Wage Gap or Wage Premium?
Richard McGregory (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)
Increasing the Return to "Women’s Work": Women of Color in Social and Service-Sector Worker Cooperatives
Jessica Gordon Nembhard (John Jay College, CUNY)
Discussants:
Margaret Simms (Urban Institute)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Alpine Salon II
International Banking, Economics & Finance Association
Distortions in Financial Markets (G2)
Presiding: George Kaufman (Loyola University Chicago)
Government Guarantees and Bank Risk Taking Incentives
Markus Fischer (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Christa Hainz (IFO Institute for Economic Research)
Joerg Rocholl (ESMT European School of Management and Technology)
Sascha Steffen (ESMT European School of Management and Technology)
When Monitors Don't Help: The Costs of Collusion-Proof Contracts
Abigail Brown (Harvard University)
Systemic Risk Diagnostics: Coincident Indicators and Early Warning Signals
Bernd Schwaab (European Central Bank)
Siem Jan Koopman (VU University Amsterdam)
Andre Lucas (VU University Amsterdam)
Why Do Borrowers Make Mortgage Refinancing Mistakes?
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Richard Rosen (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Discussants:
W. Scott Frame (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Reint Gropp (European Business School)
TBA TBA (TBA)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbian
International Economic & Finance Society
Offshoring Theories and Evidence (F1)
Presiding: Elias Dinopoulos (University of Florida)
Gravity in the Weightless Economy
Wolfgang Keller (University of Colorado)
Stephen R. Yeaple (Pennsylvania State University)
Development Paradigms after Globalization's Second Unbundling
Richard Baldwin (The Graduate Institure, Geneva)
Immigration, Offshoring, and American Jobs
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano (University of Bologna)
Giovanni Peri (University of California-Davis)
Greg C. Wright (University of California-Davis)
Performance Pay and Offshoring
Elias Dinopoulos (University of Florida)
Theofanis Tsoulouhas (North Carolina State University)
Discussants:
Mahmut Yasar (University of Texas-Arlington)
Ronald Jones (University of Rochester)
Yoto V. Yotov (Drexel University)
Jacques Cremer (Toulouse School of Economics)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Wright
International Network for Economic Method
Herding Behavior in the Economics Profession (B4) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: D. Hands (University of Puget Sound)
David Colander (Middlebury College)
Mark Thoma (University of Oregon)
Paola Tubaro (University of Greenwich)
John B. Davis (University of Amsterdam and Marquette University)
D. Wade Hands (University of Puget Sound)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 12
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Giving Meaning to Work: How Conceptualizations of Work Affect Research, Practice, Policy, and Social Justice (J0) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Daphne Taras (University of Saskatchewan)
John W. Budd (University of Minnesota)
Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Robert Bruno (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Ellen Dannin (Pennsylvania State University)
Keith Kelleher (SEIU HCII)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salons 7-9
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Innovations in Payroll Fraud (J3)
Presiding: Dale Belman (Michigan State University)
Benefits Fraud Under Prevailing Wage Law
Allen Smith (AFL-CIO)
Innovations in Payroll Fraud
Matthew Capece (United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America)
The Impact of Payroll Fraud on the Business Community
Jed L. Marcus (Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.)
Federal and State Efforts to Reduce Payroll Fraud
Philip A. LaPorte (Georgia State University)
Discussants:
William Canak (Middle Tennessee State University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 2
Labor & Employment Relations Association
The Role of Staffing Services in the New Economy (J3)
Presiding: Stephen Woodbury (Michigan State University)
Manufacturers' Outsourcing to Staffing Services
Susan N. Houseman (W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research)
Anne Polivka (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Matthew Dey (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Temporary Help Work: Compensating Differentials and Multiple Job-Holding
Carolyn Heinrich (University of Wisconsin)
Sarah Hamersma (University of Florida)
Facilitating Labor Market Transitions for Workers Facing Barriers: The Role of Alternative Staffing Organizations
Francoise Carre (University of Massachusetts Center for Social Policy)
Brandyn Holgate (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Discussants:
Ken Troske (University of Kentucky)
Sari Pekkala Ker (University of Kentucky)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 269
National Association for Business Economics
Why Better Measurement is Critical for Financial Stability (G1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Richard Wobbekind (University of Colorado at Boulder)
Lewis Alexander (Nomura)
Richard Berner (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
John Liechty (Pennsylvania State University)
Nellie Liang (Federal Reserve Board)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Grand Park Parlor
National Economic Association
Political Economy of Climate Change (C2)
Presiding: Michelle Holder (New School for Social Research)
An Empirical Examination of Transaction Costs, Price Volatility and Trading Volume of Phase II of the European Carbon Emissions Market
Tazewell V. Hurst III (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW))
Economic Justice and Climate Risk: Poor People and Economic Policy as the Weather Gets Much Worse
Marcellus Andrews (Barnard College, Columbia University)
Is Green Manufacturing Good for Black Africa? The Effect of Carbon Emissions on Manufacturing Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Juliet Elu (Morehouse College)
Gregory Price (Morehouse College)
Climate Policies and Structural Change--Employment and Output Effects of Sustainable Growth
Daniel Samaan (International Labour Organization (ILO))
Discussants:
Lawrence Evans, Jr. (Government Accountability Office)
Susan Ozawa (New School for Social Research)
Rex McKenzie (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom Salons I & II
Omicron Delta Epsilon
The John R. Commons Award Lecture: Peter Diamond on "Pensions, Taxes and the Budgetary Process" (H2)
Presiding: Mary Ellen Benedict (Bowling Green State University)
Pensions, Taxes and the Budgetary Process
Peter Diamond (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite FG
Society for Computational Economics
Computational Macro and Financial Market Imperfections (E5)
Presiding: Martin Ellison (University of Oxford)
Government Policy, Credit Markets and Economic Activity
Lawrence Christiano (Northwestern University)
Daisuke Ikeda (Northwestern University)
Bubbles, Business Cycles and Growth
Jaume Ventura (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Alberto Martin (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Credit Spreads and Macroeconomic Activity
Simon Gilchrist (Boston University)
Egon Zakrajsek (Federal Reserve Board)
Discussants:
Matthias Paustian (Bank of England)
Roger Farmer (University of California-Los Angeles)
Matteo Iacoviello (Federal Reserve Board)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 272
Society of Government Economists
New Analytical Methods Applied to Fundamental Economic Questions (A1)
Presiding: Steven Payson (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Combination of “Combinations of P-values”
Lan Cheng (State University of New York-Fredonia)
Xuguang (Simon) Sheng (American University)
How Does Time Poverty Affect Behavior? A Look at Eating and Physical Activity
Charlene Kalenkoski (Ohio University)
Karen S. Hamrick (USDA, Economic Research Service)
Job Displacement and the Duration of Joblessness: The Role of Spatial Mismatch
Fredrik Andersson (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
John C. Haltiwanger (University of Maryland and U.S. Census Bureau)
Mark J. Kutzbach (U.S. Census Bureau)
Henry O. Pollakowski (Harvard University)
Daniel H. Weinberg (U.S. Census Bureau)
Restoring Accounting Constraints in Time Series for the U.S. National Accounts
Baoline Chen (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Why Is China's Saving Rate So High? A Comparative Study
Juann Hung (Congressional Budget Office)
Rong Qian (University of Maryland)
Discussants:
Rachel Soloveichik (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Rebecca Chenevert (U.S. Census Bureau)
Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Transportation & Public Utilities Group
Topics in Transportation Economics (L9)
Presiding: John Brown (Georgia Southern University)
Endogenous Scheduling Preferences and Congestion
Mogens Fosgerau (Technical University of Denmark, Centre for Transport Studies-Sweden and Ecole Normale Superiore-France)
Kenneth Small (University of California-Irvine and Resources for the Future)
Bayesian Model Selection: Examples Relating to Motor Vehicle Fatalities
Gail Blattenberger (University of Utah)
Richard Fowles (University of Utah)
Peter D. Loeb (Rutgers University-Newark)
The Cross-Elasticity Between Gasoline Prices and Transit Use: Evidence from Chicago
William P. Nowak (Choate Rosemary Hall)
Ian Savage (Northwestern University)
Market Concentration and Price Dispersion; the Role of Asymmetric Spatial Competition
Mark Lijesen (VU University Amsterdam)
Marco van der Voort (Air Cargo Netherlands)
Discussants:
Wesley W. Wilson (University of Oregon)
James Peoples (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Tae Oum (University of British Columbia)
Steven Trick (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Indiana Room
Union for Radical Political Economists
Heterodox Microfoundations of Macroeconomic Issues (B5)
Presiding: Tae-Hee Jo (SUNY Buffalo State College)
The Productivity of the Public Sector: A Classical View
Carlo D’Ippoliti (Sapienza University of Rome)
Marcella Corsi (Sapienza University of Rome)
Labor Discipline as Price Stabilizing Mechanism in Recession
Gyun Cheol Gu (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
The Regional Benefits of the Employer of Last Resort Program: An Input Output Approach
Michael Murray (Bemidji State University)
A Basic Microeconomic Model: Foundations for a New Economics Education
Gustavo Vargas Sánchez (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
Discussants:
Frederic Lee (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Sirisha Naidu (Wright State University)
Jan 06, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Kimball Room
Union for Radical Political Economists
Heterodox Monetary Theory (E1)
Presiding: James Devine (Loyola Marymount University)
The Circulation of Bank Capital and the General Rate of Interest
Daniel Saros (Valparaiso University)
Proportionality, the Two-Price Theory, and Monetary Circulation
Mark Lautzenheiser (Earlham College)
Yavuz Yasar (University of Denver)
Monetary Expression of Labour Time in Monetary Circuit Approach
Hyun-Woong Park (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
The New "Voodoo Economics": Fetishism and the Public/Private Divide
Ann Davis (Marist College)
Discussants:
Fred Moseley (Mount Holyoke College)
Mario Seccareccia (University of Ottawa)
Daniel Saros (Valparaiso University)
James Devine (Loyola Marymount University)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Swissotel, Montreux 3
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Environmental Kuznets Curve: Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives (Q5)
Presiding: C.-Y. Cynthia Lin (University of California, Davis)
A Theoretical Model of Environmental Kuznets Curve
Fabien Prieur (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) and Université Montpellier I)
Functional Form of Water Pollutant-Income Relationship under the EKC Framework
Krishna P. Paudel (Louisiana State University and LSU AgCenter)
Biswo Poudel (University of California-Berkeley)
Endogeneity in the Environmental Kuznets Curve: An Instrumental Variables Approach
C.-Y. Cynthia Lin (University of California-Davis)
Zachary Liscow (University of California-Berkeley)
Discussants:
Richard T. Carson (University of California-San Diego)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 3
American Economic Association
European Economic Association Lecture (J5)
Presiding: Jordi Gali (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Transaction Costs, Power Abuse, and the Employment Relation--Economic Origins of Authority
Ernst Fehr (University of Zurich)
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Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom F
American Economic Association/American Finance Association
Joint Luncheon -- Fee Event
Presiding: Raghuram Rajan (University of Chicago)
Richard Thaler (University of Chicago)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Swissotel, St. Gallen 2
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Real Estate Portfolio Issues (G1)
Presiding: Austin Jaffe (Pennsylvania State University)
Liquidity Black Hole and Optimal Behavioral Model
Gianluca Marcato (University of Reading)
Tommaso Gabrieli (University of Reading)
Giovanni Tira (University of Reading)
Real Estate Portfolio Management: Optimization under Risk Aversion
Michel Baroni (Essec Business School)
Fabrice Barthélémy (Cergy-Pontoise/Thema)
Jean-Luc Prigent (Cergy-Pontoise/Thema)
Co-movements Between the Stock Market and Real Estate Market in a Liquidity Trap: Evidence from Japan Daily Data
Liling Feng (City University of Hong Kong)
Yuichiro Kawaguchi (Waseda University)
Charles Leung (City University of Hong Kong)
Combining Monte-Carlo Simulations and Options to manage Risk of Real Estate Portfolios
Michel Baroni (Essec Business School)
Fabrice Barthélémy (University Cergy-Pontoise)
Charles-Olivier Amedee--Manesme (University Cergy-Pontoise)
Etienne Dupuy (University Cergy-Pontoise)
Discussants:
Aleksandar Andonov (University of Maastricht)
Joseph T.L. Ooi (National University of Singapore)
Jiro Yoshida (Pennsylvania State University)
Jacques Gordon (LaSalle Investment Management)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Soldier Field
Chinese Economists Society
The Integration of China into the World Economy (F4)
Presiding: Christian Dreger (DIW Berlin)
Does the Integration of China Affect International Business Cycles?
Christian Dreger (DIW Berlin)
Yanqun Zhang (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
Renminbi Revaluation, Spatial Interprovincial Interactions, and China's Trade Imbalances: A Dynamic Regional Perspective
Eric Girardin (University of the Mediterranean)
Moussa Fall (University of the Mediterranean)
Robert Owen (University of Nantes)
Are Chinese Trade Flows Different? An Empirical Assessment
Yin-Wong Cheung (University of California)
Menzie D. Chinn (University of Wisconsin)
Xingwang Qian (SUNY Buffalo State)
How Did Perceived Yuan Appreciation Affect Global Stock Markets?
Barry Eichengreen (University of California-Berkeley)
Hui Tong (International Monetary Fund)
Discussants:
Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Germany)
Iikka Korhonen (Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition)
Michael Plummer (Johns Hopkins University)
Prachi Mishra (International Monetary Fund)
Tongsan Wang (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 265
Cliometrics Society
Historical Perspectives on Agriculture Markets (N5)
Presiding: Sam Williamson (University of Illinois-Chicago and Measuring Worth)
Why Europe and Not Asia? Agricultural Productivity and Industrial Revolution around the World before 1879
Liam Brunt (NHH-Bergen)
Antonio Fidalgo (University of Lausanne)
Moveable Feasts: A New Approach to Endogenizing Tastes
Trevon Logan (Ohio State University)
Paul Rhode (University of Michigan)
The Cost of Railroad Regulation: The Disintegration of American Agricultural Markets in the Interwar Period
Paul Sharp (University of Copenhagen)
Federico Giovanni (RSCAS European University Institute and University of Pisa)
Discussants:
Greg Clark (University of California-Davis)
Sam Williamson (University of Illinois-Chicago and Measuring Worth)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Buckingham
History of Economics Society
David Hume on Normative Economics (B1)
Presiding: Robert Dimand (Brock University)
The Central Importance of Economics in Hume's Moral Philosophy
Carl Wennerlind (Barnard College, Columbia University)
Hume on Economic Well-Being
Margaret Schabas (University of British Columbia)
Hume and the Morality of Mutual Advantage
Robert Sugden (University of East Anglia)
Hume on Constitutional Design: Knowledge, Politics and Parliament
John Berdell (DePaul University)
Discussants:
Samuel Fleischacker (University of Illinois-Chicago)
John B. Davis (Marquette University)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Swissotel, Vevey 2
Industrial Organization Society
IOS Young Researchers Session (L1)
Presiding: Daniel Ackerberg (University of Michigan)
Price Negotiation in Differentiated Products Markets: The Case of Insured Mortgages in Canada
Jean-Francois Houde (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Jason J. Allen (Bank of Canada)
Robert Clark (University of Montreal)
Demographic Price Discrimination in New Vehicle Sales
Ashley Langer (University of Michigan)
Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Re-classification Risk
Benjamin Handel (University of California-Berkeley)
Igal Hendel (Northwestern University)
Michael Whinston (Northwestern University)
The Welfare Effects of Complementary Bidding Mechanisms: An Empirical Analysis of the Spanish Wholesale Electricity Market
Mar Reguant (Stanford University)
Discussants:
Matthew S. Lewis (Ohio State University)
Mark R. Jacobsen (University of California-San Diego)
Kei Kawai (University of Pennsylvania)
Shaun McRae (University of Michigan)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbian
International Association for Energy Economics
Topics in Energy Modeling (Q4)
Presiding: Kevin Forbes (Catholic University of America)
Sustainable Growth with Renewable and Fossil Fuels Energy Sources
Carlo Bollino (University of Perugia)
Sylvia Micheli (University of Perugia)
Comparison of a Clean Energy Standard and a Carbon Tax
Kemal Sarica (Purdue University)
Wallace Tyner (Purdue University)
Phasing in Large-Scale Expansion of Wind Power in the Nordic Countries
Finn R. Førsund (University of Oslo)
Asymmetric Volatility in Commodity Markets
Xiaoyi Mu (University of Dundee)
Haichun Ye (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
Discussants:
Evan Hillebrand (University of Kentucky)
Madanmohan Ghosh (Environment Canada)
Charles Mason (University of Wyoming)
Kevin Forbes (Catholic University of America)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Swissotel, Alpine Salon I
International Association for Feminist Economics
New Thinking In Feminist Economics (B5)
Presiding: Sadullah Celik (Marmara University)
Argentina: The Gender Order and Different Regimes of Accumulation
Silvia Berger (Flacso Argentina)
The Crises of Social Reproduction and the Environment: Understanding their Linkages
Maria Floro (American University)
How Family Caregiving Affects International Development: Lessons from the Health and Social Sciences
Greta Friedman-Sanchez (University of Minnesota)
Joan M. Griffin (University of Minnesota)
Gender Effects in Environmental Decisions
Marianna Khachaturyan (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Natalia V. Czap (University of Michigan-Dearborn)
Gary D. Lynne (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Discussants:
Marilyn Power (Sarah Lawrence College)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Swissotel, Alpine Salon II
International Banking, Economics & Finance Association
The Effects of Banking Competition and Structure (G2)
Presiding: Robert Bliss (Wake Forest University)
U.S. Banking Integration and State-Level Exports
Tomasz Michalski (HEC Paris, France)
Evren Ors (HEC Paris, France)
Bank Competition and Stability: Reconciling Conflicting Empirical Evidence
Glenn Schepens (Ghent University)
Thorsten Beck (Tilburg University)
Olivier De Jonghe (Tilburg University)
Competition in Lending and Credit Ratings
Javed Ahmed (University of California-Berkeley)
The Cross-Market Spillover of Economic Shocks through Multi-market Banks
Jose Berrospide (Federal Reserve Board)
Lamont Black (Federal Reserve Board)
William Keeton (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Discussants:
Douglas Evanoff (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Jakob de Haan (University of Groningen)
Edward Kane (Boston College)
Christa Bouwman (Case Western Reserve University)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Wrigley
International Network for Economic Method
Virtue Ethics and Economics (B5) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Mark White (College of Staten Island, CUNY)
Deirdre N. McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago) Economics with All the Virtues Left In
Jennifer A. Baker (College of Charleston) Visible Hands
Christian Becker (Pennsylvania State University) Aristotelian Virtue Ethics and Economic Rationality: Lessons for the Methodology of Economics
Mark D. White (College of Staten Island, CUNY) Might a More Virtuous Economics Come from... Immanuel Kant?
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite FG
International Trade & Finance Association
International Trade and Finance (F1)
Presiding: Georg Schaur (University of Tennessee)
Globalization, Human Capital and Labor Income
Pravin Krishna (Johns Hopkins University and NBER)
Mine Zeynep Senses (Johns Hopkins University)
Guru Sethupathy (Johns Hopkins University)
Comparative Advantage and Welfare Impact of European Integration
Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan)
Jing Zhang (University of Michigan)
Export Growth and Credit Constraints
Tibor Besedes (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Volodymyr Lugovskyy (Indiana University)
Byung-Cheol Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Core Competencies, Matching, and the Structure of Foreign Direct Investment
Alan Spearot (University of California-Santa Cruz)
Federico J. Diez (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus AB
Middle East Economic Association
Middle East Diverse Topics (Y9) (Poster Session)
Presiding: Mine Cinar (Loyola University)
Model to Restructure the ODA Conditionality to Attain Sustainable Development in Recipient Countries: USAID in Egypt Case Study
Doaa S. Abdou (Modern Sciences and Arts University-MSA University)
Zeinab Zaazou (Modern Sciences and Arts University-MSA University)
Illegal Insider Trading in the Istanbul Stock Exchange
Ulkem Basdas (Middle East Technical University)
Veli Ozer (Istanbul Commerce University)
The FED as a Monetary Leader for Emerging Economies
Pinar Deniz (Marmara University)
Entrepreneurship in a Post-Conflict Society: Iraq
Frank R Gunter (Lehigh University)
A Survey of Courses on the Economics of the Middle East
Hisham Foad (San Diego State University)
Forecasting Energy Demand in Jordan Using Artificial Neural Network
Bassam AbuAl-Foul (American University in Sharjah)
The Impact of Financial Vulnerabilities on the Economic Dynamics and Trade: The Case of European and North Africa
Mustapha Djennas (University of Tlemcen)
Mohamed Benbouziane (University of Tlemcen)
Meriem Djennas (University of Amiens)
Red Meat Price Spike in Turkey during 2009-2010: Supply Deficit and Hoarding
Gokhan Ozertan (Bogazici University)
Sayed Saghaian (University of Kentucky)
Hasan Tekguc (Mardin Artuklu University)
The Legal Framework of FDI in Kurdistan Region-Iraq
Mahmood Barzani (Erlangen University)
Revisiting the Performance of Consumer Sentiment in Emerging Markets: Employing Wavelet Co-Movement Analysis
Sadullah Celik (Marmara University)
Ulkem Basdas (Middle East Technical University)
Why Owning a Home Can be Bad for Turkey
Yigit Aydede (Saint Mary's University)
The Potential for Violence of "Youth Bulges" in the Middle East-Migration and Terrorism as "Exit" and "Voice"
Rahel Schomaker (German Research Institute for Public Administration)
Andreas Knorr (German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer)
Nils Otter (Carinthia University of Applied Sciences)
Time-Series Tests of Growth: An Application to MENA Countries
Hala El-Ramly (American University in Cairo)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta
National Association of Economic Educators
High School through College: Economic Education and Observed Outcomes (A2)
Presiding: John Swinton (Georgia College)
High School Grade Inflation and College Outcomes
Christopher Clark (Georgia College)
Benjamin Scafidi (Georgia College)
John R. Swinton (Georgia College)
Is it Live or is it Internet? Experimental Estimates of the Effects of Online Instruction on Student Learning
David N. Figlio (Northwestern University and NBER)
Mark Rush (University of Florida)
Lu Yin (University of Florida)
Economic Education and Consumer Experience During the Financial Crisis
Paul W. Grimes (Pittsburg State University)
Kevin E. Rogers (Mississippi State University)
William D. Bosshardt (Florida Atlantic University)
Exploring the Gender Gap in High School Math and Economics: Does the Gap Widen as Students Matriculate from Geometry and Algebra to Economics?
Brent A. Evans (Mississippi State University)
Discussants:
Roger B. Butters (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)
Brian W. Sloboda (University of Phoenix)
Shelby Frost (Georgia State University)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Grand Park Parlor
National Economic Association
Challenges of Closing the Racial Wealth Gap (G2)
Presiding: Charles Betsey (Howard University)
Spatial Patterns of Economic Segregation in Major Metropolitan Areas in the United States
Deniz Baglan (Howard University)
Haydar Kurban (Howard University)
The Impacts of Gentrification in Washington, DC: The Case of Columbia Heights
Rodney Green (Howard University)
Judy Mulusa (Howard University)
Saving Attitudes and Behaviors: What Do They Indicate about Financial Literacy Among African-Americans?
Charles Betsey (Howard University)
Margaret Simms (Urban Institute)
Discussants:
Jessica Gordon Nembhard (City University of New York)
Debbie Lindsey (Howard University)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom Salons I & II
Omicron Delta Epsilon/American Economic Association
AEA/ODE Graduate-Student Session (G,H)
Presiding: Joseph Santos (South Dakota State University)
Effects of Bank Lending Shocks on Real Activity: Evidence from a Financial Crisis
Xiaohong Wang (University of Florida)
Is Leverage Leveraging Business Start-ups? An Analysis of Business Start-ups Using the Kauffman Firm Survey
Indu Khurana (Florida International University)
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The Impact of Personal Income Tax Rates on the Employment Decisions of Small Businesses
Katie Sobczyk Player (Clemson University)
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Investment-Promotion Policies and Employment by Foreign-Owned Manufacturing Firms in US States
Chen Wu (University of Oklahoma)
Discussants:
Indu Khurana (Florida International University)
Xiaohong Wang (University of Florida)
Chen Wu (University of Oklahoma)
Katie Sobczyk Player (Clemson University)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 272
Society of Government Economists
Theory and Empirical Evidence in the Labor Market (J2)
Presiding: Ted To (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
The Spending and Debt Response to Minimum Wage Hikes
Dan Aaronson (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Eric French (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Tasks and Heterogeneous Human Capital
Shintaro Yamaguchi (McMaster University)
Search and Non-wage Job Characteristics
Paul Sullivan (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Ted To (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Household Search or Individual Search: Does it Matter? Evidence from Lifetime Inequality Estimates
Luca Flabbi (Georgetown University)
James Mabli (Mathematica Policy Research)
Discussants:
Ted To (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
John Jones (State University of New York-Albany)
Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University)
Paul Carrillo (George Washington University)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Transportation & Public Utilities Group
Auction Design (L9)
Presiding: Eric Ralph (Federal Communications Commission)
Auction Design for Universal Service
Larry Ausubel (University of Maryland)
Procurement auctions to supply broadband over differing regions with quality differentiation
Giuseppe Lopomo (Duke University)
Leslie Marx (Duke University)
Sandro Brusco (State University of New York-Stony Brook)
Distributing Universal Service Subsidies by Competitive Bidding
Thomas Hazlett (George Mason University)
Discussants:
Greg Rosston (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 12:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Wabash
Union for Radical Political Economists
David Gordon Memorial Lecture (J1)
Presiding: Fred Moseley (Mount Holyoke College)
The Political Economy of Human Capital
Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Discussants:
Elissa Braunstein (Colorado State University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Montreux 3
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
The New Normal? The Food and Agricultural Economy (D1)
Presiding: Benjamin Senauer (University of Minnesota)
The New Normal? A Tighter Global Agricultural Supply and Demand Relation
Mark Rosegrant (International Food Policy Research Institute)
U.S. Farm Prosperity and Rural America: The New Normal or Reversion to the Mean?
Mike Boehlje (Purdue University)
Brent Gloy (Purdue University)
Jason Henderson (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Omaha Branch)
The New Normal? U.S. Food Expenditure Patterns and the Changing Structure of Food Retailing
Tim Beatty (University of Minnesota)
Benjamin Senauer (University of Minnesota)
The New Normal? the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)
Parke Wilde (Tufts University)
Discussants:
Benjamin Senauer (University of Minnesota)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Hong Kong
American Economic Association
Alternative Credit and Consumer Rationality (G2)
Presiding: Marianne Bertrand (Chicago Booth School of Business)
Choosing the Right Bank; Distance, Consumer Behavior and Pawn Lending
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Marieke Bos (Stockholm University)
Underwriting Homogeneity and the Profitability of Payday Lending
Jeremy Tobacman (University of Pennsylvania)
Paige Skiba (Vanderbilt University)
Costly Credit and Public Program Participation
Brian Melzer (Northwestern University)
From Pawn Shops to Banks: The Impact of Formal Credit on Informal Households
Claudia Ruiz Ortega (University of California-Los Angeles)
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Discussants:
Stefano DellaVigna (University of California-Berkeley)
Mark Jenkins (University of Pennsylvania)
Annamaria Lusardi (Dartmouth College)
Anna Paulson (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Crystal A
American Economic Association
Causes and Consequences of Unemployment: New Microeconomic Evidence and Perspectives (J6)
Presiding: David Lee (Princeton University)
The Effect of UI Extensions on Job Outcomes Throughout the Non-Employment Spell
Stefan Bender (Institute for Employment Research)
Till Von Wachter (Boston University)
Johannes Schmieder (Boston University)
Unemployment in the Great Recession: Did the Housing Market Crisis Prevent the Unemployed from Moving to Take Jobs?
Henry S. Farber (Princeton University)
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Contract Form, Wage Flexibility and Employment
W. Bentley MacLeod (Columbia University)
Daniel Parent (Institut d'economie appliquee HEC)
Thomas Lemieux (University of British Columbia)
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Discussants:
Daniel G. Sullivan (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Bruce D. Meyer (University of Chicago)
Edward Lazear (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus CD
American Economic Association
Credit Rating Agencies: Incentives and Regulation (G2)
Presiding: Laura Veldkamp (New York University)
De-Regulating Markets for Financial Information
Laura Veldkamp (New York University)
Pablo Kurlat (Stanford University)
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The Economics of Solicited and Unsolicited Credit Ratings
Gunter Strobl (University of North Carolina)
Paolo Fulghieri (University of North Carolina)
Han Xia (University of North Carolina)
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Feedback Effects of Credit Ratings
Gustavo Manso (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Optimal Rating Contingent Regulation
Marcus Opp (University of California-Berkeley)
Christian Opp (University of Pennsylvania)
Milton Harris (University of Chicago)
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Discussants:
Jonathan Parker (Northwestern University)
Patrick Bolton (Columbia University)
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)
Samuel Lee (New York University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom B
American Economic Association
Employment Effects of Arizona’s 2007 Legislation Against the Hiring of Unauthorized Immigrants (F2)
Presiding: Steven Raphael (University of California-Berkeley)
The Impact of Enforcement on the Decision to Migrate
Gordon Hansen (University of California-San Diego)
Scott Borger (Department of Homeland Security)
Bryan Roberts (Nathan Associates)
The Effectiveness of Border Enforcement in Deterring Illegal Crossing Attempts
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (San Diego State University)
Cynthia Bansak (St. Lawrence University)
Employment Effects of Arizona’s 2007 Legislation Against the Hiring of Unauthorized Immigrants
Sarah Bohn (Public Policy Institute of California)
Magnus Lofstrom (Public Policy Institute of California)
Steven Paul Raphael (University of California-Berkeley)
A Unified Model of the Illegal Immigration System
Joseph Chang (Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute)
Dean Judson (Decision Analytics)
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Discussants:
Fernando Lozano (Pomona College)
Pia Orrenius (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Todd Sorenson (University of California-Riverside)
Madeline Zavodny (Agnes Scott College)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus G
American Economic Association
Environmental Economics (Q5)
Presiding: Richard V. Butler (Trinity University)
Not Just Hot Air? The Effects of Weather on Mortality in Germany
Martin Karlsson (TU Darmstadt)
Nicolas Ziebarth (DIW Berlin and Cornell University)
Maike Neumann (TU Darmstadt)
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Optimal Policy Commitment: Investment Deterrence Versus Option Value
Tatyana Deryugina (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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The Impacts of Air-Pollution Motivated Tax Adjustments in China Automobile Industry
Junji Xiao (Fudan University)
Heng Ju (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
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To Scrap or Not to Scrap: A Dynamic Discrete Choice Model of Vehicle Scrappage
Shanjun Li (Resources for the Future)
Chao Wei (George Washington University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 3
American Economic Association
Expertise (D8)
Presiding: Elena Panova (UQAM)
A Passion for Democracy
Elena Panova (UQAM)
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Reputational Concern with Endogenous Information Acquisition
Haibo Xu (Haibo Xu)
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Re-election Through Division
Richard Van Weelden (University of Chicago)
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Wisdom of the Crowd
Sergei Kovbasyuk (Toulouse School of Economics)
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Experts, Conflicts of Interest, and Reputation for Ability
Massimo Scotti (University of Technology, Sydney)
Filippo Pavesi (University of Milan-Bicocca)
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Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Regency A
American Economic Association
Funding and Market Liquidity (G1)
Presiding: Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University and NBER)
Liquidity in the Foreign Exchange Market: Measurement, Commonality, and Risk Premiums
Loriano Mancini (Swiss Finance Institute, EPFL)
Angelo Ranaldo (Swiss National Bank)
Jan Wrampelmeyer (Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zurich)
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Fragility and Restructuring in Trading Networks
Andrea L. Eisfeldt (Northwestern University)
Pierre-Olivier Weill (University of California-Los Angeles)
Liquidity Risk and Mutual-Fund Performance
Xi Dong (INSEAD)
Shu Feng (Clark University)
Ronnie Sadka (Boston College)
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Discussants:
Arvind Krishnamurthy (Northwestern University and NBER)
Tarun Chordia (Emory University)
Ioanid Rosu (HEC Paris)
Ashish Tiwari (University of Iowa)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Gold Coast
American Economic Association
Growth Inputs: From Human Capital to Nation Building (O4)
Presiding: Linda Goldberg (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Nation Building and Economic Growth
Ellyn Creasey (U.S. Navy)
Ahmend Rahman (U.S. Naval Academy)
Katherine Smith (U.S. Naval Academy)
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Conditional Cash Transfers, Political Participation and Voting Behavior
Javier Baez (World Bank)
Adriana Camacho (Universidad de Los Andes)
Emily Conover (Hamilton College)
Roman A. Zarate (Universidad de los Andes)
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Compulsory Schooling in Turkey, Educational Attainment, and the Gender Gap
Jennifer Ward-Batts (Wayne State University)
Kaitlin Anitshin (Arturo Velasquez Institute)
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The Determinants and Consequences of School Choice Errors in Kenya
Adrienne Lucas (University of Delaware)
Isaac Mbiti (Southern Methodist University)
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Discussants:
Katheryn Russ (University of California-Davis)
Lori Beaman (Northwestern University)
Heather Royer (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Erica Groshen (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom A
American Economic Association
In Remembrance of Alfred E. Kahn: Fred Kahn’s Impact on Deregulation and Regulatory Reform (L5)
Presiding: Paul Joskow (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
After Airline Deregulation and Alfred E. Kahn
Nancy L. Rose (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Dynamic Pricing of Electricity
Paul L. Joskow (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Catherine Wolfram (University of California-Berkeley)
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Telecommunications Deregulation
Jerry Hausman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
William Taylor (NERA)
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Darius Gaskin (EPRINC)
Clifford Winston (Brookings Institution)
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Discussants:
Sam Peltzman (University of Chicago)
Roger Noll (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus EF
American Economic Association
Incentives and Matching in Marriage and Dating Markets (J1)
Presiding: Gary Becker (University of Chicago)
Matching with a Handicap: The Economics of Marital Smoking
Pierre-André Chiappori (Columbia University)
Sonia Oreffice (University of Alicante)
Climent Quintana-Domeque (University of Alicante)
Peer Effects in Sexual Initiation: Separating Demand from Supply
Seth Richards-Shubik (Carnegie-Mellon University)
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Terms of Endearment: An Equilibrium Model Of Sex and Matching
Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University)
Andrew Beauchamp (Boston College)
Marjorie McElroy (Duke University)
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Dating Market Incentives to Improve Physical Appearance
Lorens Helmchen (George Mason University)
Timothy Classen (Loyola University Chicago)
Discussants:
Scott Cunningham (Baylor University)
Jeremy Fox (University of Michigan)
Aloysius Siow (University of Toronto)
John Cawley (Cornell University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Regency B
American Economic Association
Innovation in Insurance Coverage for Higher Value Care: Theory and Evidence (I1)
Presiding: Richard Frank (Harvard University)
Insuring the Health of Behavioral Consumers
Katherine Baicker (Harvard University)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Joshua Schwartzstein (Dartmouth College)
Patient Cost-Sharing In Low Income Populations: Dispatch From Massachusetts
Amitabh Chandra (Harvard University)
Jonathan Gruber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Robin McKnight (Wellesley College)
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Copayment Elimination for Blood Pressure Medication
Kevin Volpp (University of Pennsylvania)
Benefit Plan Generosity and Productivity
Michael Chernew (Harvard University)
Theresa Gibson (Thompson-Reuters)
Mark Fendrick (University of Michigan)
Discussants:
Richard Frank (Harvard University)
David Cutler (Harvard University)
Wesley Yin (Boston University)
Douglas Staiger (Dartmouth College)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Regency C
American Economic Association
International Trade and Macroeconomics (F4)
Presiding: Jonathan Eaton (Pennsylvania State University)
Linkages across Sovereign Debt Markets
Cristina Arellano (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Yan Bai (University of Rochester)
Staggered Adjustments and Trade Dynamics
Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)
Jonathan Eaton (Pennsylvania State University)
Samuel S Kortum (University of Chicago)
Export Dynamics in Large Devaluations
George Alessandria (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Sangeeta Pratap (Hunter College, City University of New York)
Vivian Yue (Federal Reserve Board)
Dynamics of Trade and Heterogeneity in General Equilibrium
Robert Dekle (University of Southern California)
Hyeok Jeong (KDI School of Public Policy and Management)
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton University)
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Discussants:
Kim Ruhl (New York University)
Brent Neiman (University of Chicago)
George Alessandria (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Toronto
American Economic Association
Investment, Uncertainty, and Capital Structure (E2)
Presiding: Francois Gourio (Boston University)
What Explains the Lagged Investment Effect?
Janice Eberly (Northwestern University)
Sergio Rebelo (Northwestern University)
Nicolas Vincent (HEC Montreal)
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Equity Market Misvaluation and Firm Financial Policies
Missaka Warusawitharana (Federal Reserve Board)
Toni Whited (University of Rochester)
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Uncertainty, Financial Frictions, and Investment Dynamics
Simon Gilchrist (Boston University)
Jae Sim (Federal Reserve Board)
Egon Zakrajsek (Federal Reserve Board)
Stochastic Volatility, Credit Spreads, and the Q Theory of Investment
Francois Gourio (Boston University)
Michael Michaux (University of Southern California)
Discussants:
Rudi Bachmann (University of Michigan)
Jianjun Miao (Boston University)
Brent Glover (University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University)
Lukas Schmid (Duke University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Acapulco
American Economic Association
Markov Switching DSGE Models, Theory and Applications (E1)
Presiding: Andrew Foerster (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Monetary/Fiscal Policy Mix and Agents' Beliefs
Francesco Bianchi (Duke University)
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Perturbation Methods for Markov Switching Models
Juan Rubio-Ramirez (Duke University)
Andrew T. Foerster (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Dan Waggoner (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Tao Zha (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
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Financial Crises, Unconventional Monetary Policy Exit Strategies, and Agents' Expectations
Andrew T. Foerster (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
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The Fiscal Limit and Non-Ricardian Consumers
Alexander Richter (Indiana University)
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Discussants:
Chris Sims (Princeton University)
Alejandro Justiniano (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Taeyoung Doh (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Seonghoon Cho (Yonsei University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Regency D
American Economic Association
New Challenges for Market Design (A1)
Presiding: Muriel Niederle (Stanford University)
Individual Rationality and Participation in Large Scale, Multi-Hospital Kidney Exchange
Itai Ashlagi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Alvin E. Roth (Harvard Business School)
Holdout in the Assembly of Complements: A Problem for Market Design
Scott Duke Kominers (University of Chicago)
Eric Glen Weyl (University of Chicago)
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Improving Efficiency in Matching Markets with Regional Caps: The Case of the Japan Residency Matching Program
Fuhito Kojima (Stanford University)
Yuichiro Kamada (Harvard University)
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Price Controls, Non-Price Quality Competition, and the Nonexistence of Competitive Equilibrium
John William Hatfield (Stanford University)
Charles R. Plott (California Institute of Technology)
Tomomi Tanaka (Arizona State University)
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Discussants:
Parag Pathak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Thomas Palfrey (California Institute of Technology)
Paul Milgrom (Stanford University)
Muriel Niederle (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus KL
American Economic Association
Research on College and University Economic Education (A2)
Presiding: Sam Allgood (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Why Don't Women Pursue a Major in Economics?
Tisha L.N. Emerson (Baylor University)
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)
Kevin J. Mumford (Purdue University)
Does Adding Intermediate Algebra as a Prerequisite for Economics Principles Courses Improve Student Success?
Steven Balassi (Saint Mary's College of California)
Richard H. Courtney (Saint Mary's College of California)
William Lee (Saint Mary's College of California)
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Revisiting How Departments of Economics Evaluate Teaching
William E. Becker (Indiana University and University of South Australia)
William Bosshardt (Florida Atlantic University)
Michael Watts (Purdue University)
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"Dude, Who's Your CL Leader?" Characteristics of Effective Collaborative Learning Leaders
Kim P. Huynh (Indiana University)
James K. Self (Indiana University)
Discussants:
Wendy Stock (Montana State University)
Georg Schaur (University of Tennessee)
Michael Salemi (University of North Carolina)
John Swinton (Georgia College & State University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus IJ
American Economic Association
The Economics of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills (I2)
Presiding: James Heckman (University of Chicago)
The Leaning Tower of PISA – Disentangling Ability and Motivation
Lex Borghans (Maastricht University)
Trudie Schils (Maastricht University)
Skill Segregation in the Swedish Economy
Erik Lindqvist (Stockholm University School of Economics)
Christina Håkanson (Stockholm University)
Jonas Vlachos (Stockholm University)
Conscientiousness as Human Capital: Perspectives from Research on Health and Life Span Development
Brent Roberts (University of Illinois)
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Discussants:
James Heckman (University of Chicago)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Water Tower
American Economic Association
The Global Financial Crisis: Contagion and Cross-Country Linkages (F3)
Presiding: Kristin J. Forbes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Capital Flows, Push versus Pull Factors and the Global Financial Crisis
Marcel Fratzscher (European Central Bank)
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Crisis Transmission: Micro-Evidence from International Mutual Funds
Sergio Schmukler (World Bank)
Claudio Raddatz (World Bank)
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From the Financial Crisis to the Real Economy: Using Firm-Level Data to Identify Transmission Channels
Stijn Claessens (International Monetary Fund)
Hui Tong (International Monetary Fund)
Shang Jin Wei (Columbia Univeristy)
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ABS Inflows and the Global Financial Crisis
Carol Bertaut (Federal Reserve Board)
Laurie Pounder (Federal Reserve Board)
Steve Kamin (Federal Reserve Board)
Ralph Tryon (Federal Reserve Board)
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Leverage Across Firms Banks and Countries
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (University of Houston)
Bent Sorensen (University of Houston)
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Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom CD North
American Economic Association
The Political Economy of Macroeconomic Crisis Response (E6)
Presiding: Steven Davis (University of Chicago)
The Political Economy of Managing the European Debt Crisis
Francesco Caselli (London School of Economics)
Resolving Debt Overhang: Political Constraints in the Aftermath of Financial Crises
Francesco Trebbi (University of British Columbia)
Atif Mian (University of California-Berkeley)
Amir Sufi (University of Chicago)
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Economists' Capture
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Crystal B
American Economic Association
The Political Economy of U.S. Debt and Deficits (H6) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Alan Auerbach (University of California-Berkeley)
Alan Blinder (Princeton University)
Douglas Holtz-Eakin (American Action Forum)
Rudolph Penner (Urban Institute)
Alice Rivlin (Brookings Institution)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich A
American Finance Association
Anomalies (G1)
Presiding: Kent Daniel (Columbia University)
Carry
Ralph S. J. Koijen (University of Chicago)
Evert B. Vrugt (VU University Amsterdam)
Tobias Moskowitz (University of Chicago)
Lasse H. Pedersen (New York University)
A Comprehensive Study of the Chinese Warrants Bubble
Tao L. Wu (State University of New York)
Innovative Efficiency and Stock Returns
David A. Hirshleifer (University of California-Irvine)
Po-Hsuan Hsu (University of Connecticut)
Dongmei Li (University of California-San Diego)
Discussants:
Pierre Collin-Dufresne (Columbia University)
Jialin Yu (Columbia University)
Josef Lakonishok (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich B
American Finance Association
Capital Structure (G3)
Presiding: John Graham (Duke University)
Caught between Scylla and Charybdis? Regulating Bank Leverage When There is Rent Seeking and Risk Shifting
Hamid Mehran (Federal Reserve Banks)
Viral V. Acharya (New York University)
Anjan V. Thakor (Washington University in Saint Louis)
Debt Specialization
Kai Li (University of British Columbia)
Paolo Colla (Bocconi University)
Filippo Ippolito (Bocconi University)
Empirical Corporate Finance in a Dynamic World
Arthur G. Korteweg (Stanford University)
Ilya A. Strebulaev (Stanford University)
Does Cost Structure Matter for Corporate Financial Policies?
Matthias Kahl (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Jason Lunn (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Mattias Nilsson (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Discussants:
Andrew Winton (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities)
Joshua Rauh (Northwestern University)
Michael Roberts (University of Pennsylvania)
Mark Leary (Washington University in Saint Louis)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich C
American Finance Association
Derivatives: Option Pricing (G1)
Presiding: Lasse Pedersen (New York University)
Cross-Section of Option Returns and Stock Volatility
Jie Cao (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Bing Han (University of Texas-Austin)
Too-Systemic-To-Fail: What Option Markets Imply About Sector-Wide Government Guarantees
Bryan T. Kelly (University of Chicago)
Hanno N. Lustig (University of California-Los Angeles)
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (New York University)
Pricing Deflation Risk with U.S. Treasury Yields
Jens Henrik Eggert Christensen (Federal Reserve Banks)
Jose A. Lopez (Federal Reserve Banks)
Glenn D. Rudebusch (Federal Reserve Banks)
Discussants:
Andrea Frazzini (AQR Capital Management, LLC)
Nicolae Garleanu (University of California-Berkeley)
Kenneth Singleton (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich F
American Finance Association
International Corporate Finance (G3)
Presiding: Andrew Karolyi (Cornell University)
Do Local and International Venture Capitalists Play Well Together? A Study of International Venture Capital Investments
Thomas J. Chemmanur (Boston College)
Tyler Hull (Brandeis University)
Karthik Krishnan (Northeastern University)
Shareholder Voting and Corporate Governance Around the World
Peter Iliev (Pennsylvania State University)
Karl V. Lins (University of Utah)
Darius P. Miller (Southern Methodist University)
Lukas Roth (University of Alberta)
Taxes, Theft, and Firm Performance
Maxim Mironov (IE Business School)
Every Family Has a White Sheep: Between Vertical and Horizontal Governance
Andriy Bodnaruk (University of Notre Dame)
Massimo Massa (INSEAD)
Discussants:
Thomas Hellman (University of British Columbia)
David Yermack (New York University)
Rene Stulz (Ohio State University)
I.J. Dyck (University of Toronto)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich E
American Finance Association
Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts 1 (G3)
Presiding: B. Eckbo (Dartmouth College)
Waves of International Mergers and Acquisitions
Tanakorn Makaew (University of South Carolina)
Merger Synergies Along the Supply Chain
Gennaro Bernile (University of Miami)
Evgeny Lyandres (Boston University)
Do Wealth Creating Mergers and Acquisitions Really Hurt Acquirer Shareholders?
Ronald W. Masulis (University of New South Wales)
Peter L. Swan (University of New South Wales)
Brett Tobiansky (University of New South Wales)
Bid Resistance by Takeover Targets: Managerial Bargaining or Bad Faith?
Thomas W. Bates (Arizona State University)
David A. Becher (Drexel University)
Discussants:
Jarrad Harford (University of Washington)
Gordon Phillips (University of Maryland)
Rex Thompson (Southern Methodist University)
Karin Thorburn (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich D
American Finance Association
Systemic Risk: Insights from Networks (AFA Lecture) (G1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Sheridan Titman (University of Texas-Austin)
Daron Acemoglu (Massachsetts Institute of Technology)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Vevey 3
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Affordable Housing (R2)
Presiding: Edgar Olsen (University of Virginia)
Are Markets a Viable Source of Low-Income Housing? Estimates from a "Repeat Income" Model with Housing Turnover
Stuart S. Rosenthal (Syracuse University)
Geographical Price Variation, Housing Assistance and Poverty
Dirk Early (Southwestern University)
Edgar Olsen (University of Virginia)
The Impact of Subsidized Rental Housing on Children's Long-Term Employment and Earnings
Fredrik Andersson (Office of the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency)
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
Mark Kutzbach (U.S. Bureau of the Census)
Henry Pollakowski (Harvard University)
Daniel Weinberg (U.S. Census Bureau)
The Long-Run Dynamics of Affordable Rental Housing
John C. Weicher (Hudson Institute)
Frederick J. Eggers (Econometrica, Inc.)
Fouad A. Moumen (Ecnometrica Inc.)
Discussants:
Daniel A. Hartley (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Kathleen Short (U.S. Census Bureau)
Daniel B. Gubits (Abt Associates, Inc.)
David A. Vandenbroucke (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, St. Gallen 1
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Information and Commercial Real Estate (L7)
Presiding: Dean Gatzlaff (Florida State University)
Systematic Determination of Idiosyncratic Risk in Commercial Real Estate Investments
Liang Peng (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Estimating Liquidity Premium in the Commercial Real Estate Market
Peng (Peter) Liu (Cornell University)
Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore)
Commercial Real Estate, Information Production and Market Activity
David H. Downs (Virgnia Commonwealth University)
Z. Nuray Guner (Middle East Technical University)
Does Uncertainty in Future Tax Treatment Cause "Overbuilding" in the Commercial Real Estate Market? A Real Options View
Kerry D. Vandell (University of California-Irvine)
Discussants:
William Goetzmann (Yale University)
Anthony Sanders (George Mason University)
S. McKay Price (Lehigh University)
David Albouy (University of Michigan)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, St. Gallen 2
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Subprime Lending: Theory and Evidence (G2)
Presiding: Abdullah Yavas (University of Wisconsin)
Bad Borrowers or Bad Loans? The Effect of Information Asymmetry on the Choice of Prepayment
Xun Bian (Pennslyvania State University)
Mortgage Contract Choice in Subprime Mortgage Markets
Gregory Elliehausen (Federal Reserve Board)
Min Hwang (George Washington University)
Risk-Based Pricing, Excess Premium, and Subprime Mortgage Default
Xudong An (San Diego State University)
Eric Rosenblatt (Fannie Mae)
Vincent Yao (Fannie Mae)
Subprime Mortgages and the Housing Bubble
Jan K. Brueckner (University of California-Irvine)
Paul Calem (Federal Reserve Board)
Leonard Nakamura (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Discussants:
Tomasz Piskorski (Columbia University)
Yan Chang (Freddie Mac)
Kristopher S. Gerardi (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Chester Spatt (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom Salon III
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
Analyzing Occupational Licensing across Institutional Settings (P5)
Presiding: Morris Kleiner (University of Minnesota)
The Impact of Immigration on Natives' Wages: Heterogeneity Resulting from Product and Labor Market Regulation
Susanne Prantl (University of Cologne)
Alexandra Spitz-Oener (Humboldt-University Berlin)
Occupational Regulation in the European Legal Market
Mario Pagliero (University of Turin)
Edward Timmons (Saint Francis University)
The Incidence and Labor Market Outcomes of Occupational Regulation in the UK
Alex Bryson (National Institute of Economic and Social Research)
John Forth (National Institute of Economic and Social Research)
Amy Humphris (London School of Economics)
Morris M. Kleiner (University of Minnesota)
Maria Koumenta (Cardiff University)
Changing Licensing to Permit More Tasks by Nurses: Analyzing Wages and Prices for a Medical Service
Morris M. Kleiner (University of Minnesota)
Allison Mairer (Syracuse University)
Kyoung Won Park (Case Western Reserve University)
Coady Wing (Northwestern University)
Discussants:
Mark Klee (George Mason University)
Mindy Marks (University of California-Riverside)
Charles Wheelan (University of Chicago)
David Harrington (Kenyon College)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Montreux 1
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Institutionalist Approaches to the Development of Contemporary Economies (F5)
Presiding: Geoffrey Schneider (Bucknell University)
Things Fall Apart: Dictatorships, Development and Democracy in Africa
Berhanu Nega (Bucknell University)
Geoffrey Schneider (Bucknell University)
The "Social Class" Approach to Market Diversity in Transition: The Case of the States of the Former Soviet Union
Anna Klimina (St. Thomas More College)
A Race to the Bottom? Variations between NIC States and Provinces in the Enforcement of Decent Work: A Comparative Study of Indonesia and India
Tonia Warnecke (Rollins College)
Alex de Ruyter (Canterbury Christ Church University)
The Economic System from Social Science Perspective: Consistency and Viability
John Marangos (University of Crete)
The Limitations of the Notion of Market Failure in Furthering the Understanding of the Process of Development
P. Sai-wing Ho (University of Denver)
Discussants:
Al Campbell (University of Utah)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, St. Gallen 3
Association for Social Economics/Association for Evolutionary Economics
Revisiting the Chicago School after the Financial Crisis (B4) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Mark D. White (College of Staten Island/CUNY)
Steven G. Medema (University of Colorado-Denver) Varieties of Chicago Price Theory
Marianne A. Ferber (University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign) The Chicago School 1944-46 and After
Philip Mirowski (University of Notre Dame) Did the Chicago School Emerge from the Crisis Relatively Unscathed?
Gary A. Dymski (University of California-Riverside) How Efficient-Financial Market Theory Created Too-Big-to-Fail Mega-Banks and Created a Two-Track Credit System
William K. Black (University of Missouri-Kansas City) Law and Financial Markets and Institutions
Robert D. Auerbach (University of Texas-Austin) The Benefits of Capitalism and Freedom Will Survive the Financial Crisis and This Seminar
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Burnham
Association of Christian Economists
Experimental Work on the Causes and Consequences of Religion and Virtuous Behavior. (Z1)
Presiding: Daniel Hungerman (University of Notre Dame)
The Role of Religious Preferences, Trust, and Donor Choice in Charitable Giving
Sara Helms (Samford University)
Jeremy Thorton (Samford University)
Religious Identity and Economic Behavior
Dan Benjamin (Cornell University)
James Choi (Yale University)
Geoffrey Fisher (California Institute of Technology)
The Parable of the Great Banquet: Insights from Laboratory Economics
Doug Norton (Florida State University)
Mark Isaac (Florida State University)
Discussants:
Enrico Manlapig (Hope College)
Daniel Chen (Duke University)
Daniel Hungerman (University of Notre Dame)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Vevey 1
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists/American Economic Association
The Implications of Recent Behavioral Economics Advances for Environmental Policy (Q5) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Jinhua Zhao (Michigan State University)
B. Douglas Bernheim (Stanford University)
Jack Knetsch (Simon Fraser University)
John List (University of Chicago)
Tanya Rosenblat (Iowa State University)
Jay Shogren (University of Wyoming)
Jinhua Zhao (Michigan State University)
V. Kerry Smith (Arizona State University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Wrigley
Association of Financial Economists
M&As around the World (G3)
Presiding: Michael Weisbach (Ohio State University)
Lost in Translation? The Effect of Cultural Values on Mergers Around the World
Kenneth Ahern (University of Michigan)
Daniele Daminelli (Politecnico di Milano)
Cesare Fracassi (University of Texas-Austin)
Globalization, Governance, and the Returns to Cross-Border Acquisitions
Rene Stulz (Ohio State University)
Jesse Ellis (University of Pittsburgh)
Sara B. Moeller (University of Pittsburgh)
Frederik P. Schlingemann (University of Pittsburgh and Erasmus University)
Cross-Border Asset Sales
Ginka Borisova (Iowa State University)
Kose John (New York University)
Valentina Salotti (Iowa State University)
Legal Investor Protection and Takeovers
Mike Burkart (Stockholm School of Economics)
Denis Gromb (INSEAD)
Holger Mueller (New York University and NBER)
Fausto Panunzi (Universita Bocconi)
Discussants:
Isil Erel (Ohio State University)
Ronald Masulis (Australian Business School)
S. Abraham David (Rutgers University and Yeshiva University)
Alex Edmans (University of Pennsylvania)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Soldier Field
Chinese Economists Society
Children’s Health and Education in China (I1)
Presiding: John Giles (World Bank)
Parental Migration and Child Development in China
Leng Lee (Oxford University)
Albert Park (Oxford University)
Costly Posturing: Relative Status, Ceremonies and Early Child Development
Xi Chen (Cornell University)
Xiaobo Zhang (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Unattended but not Undernourished: Left-behind Children in Rural China
Ren Mu (Texas A&M University)
Alan de Brauw (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Exactly Enough Time Starting Now: Rural Education and China's Human Capital Crisis in 2025
Scott Rozelle (Stanford University)
Lixiu Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Renfu Luo (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Yaojiang Shi (Northwest Socioeconomic Development Research Center)
Economic Transition and College Premium in Urban China
Le Wang (University of New Hampshire)
Discussants:
Joyce Chen (Ohio State University)
Hongbin Li (Tsinghua University)
Alan de Brauw (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 265
Cliometrics Society
Financial History (N2)
Presiding: Peter Rousseau (Vanderbilt University)
Did Doubling Reserve Requirements Cause the Recession of 1937-1938? A Microeconomic Approach
David Wheelock (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Charles Calomiris (Columbia University)
Joe Mason (Louisiana State University)
Optimal Delay: Distressed Trading in 18th Century Amsterdam
Peter Koudijs (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Stanford University)
Hans Joachim Voth (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Credit, Investment and Growth in a Dirigist Economy: Medium Term Credit and the French Golden Age, 1950-1974
Eric Monnet (Paris School of Economics)
The First Global Emerging Markets Investor: Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust 1880-1913
David Chambers (University of Cambridge)
Rui Esteves (University of Oxford)
Discussants:
Peter Rousseau (Vanderbilt University)
Marc Weidenmier (Claremont McKenna College)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Addams
Econometric Society
Advances in Optimal Taxation (H2)
Presiding: Mikhail Golosov (Yale University)
Optimal Taxation with Rent-Seeking
Casey Goodfriend Rothschild (Wellesley College)
Florian Scheuer (Stanford University)
Optimal Taxation of Capital Income: A Mirleesian Approach to Capital Accumulation
Ali Shourideh (University of Minnesota)
Search-Based Theory of Optimal Income Taxation
Mikhail Golosov (Yale University)
Pricila Maziero (University of Pennsylvania)
Guido Menzio (University of Pennsylvania)
Discussants:
Matthew C Weinzierl (Harvard Business School)
Florian Scheuer (Stanford University)
Borys Grochulski (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Field
Econometric Society
Family Networks in Developing Countries (O1)
Presiding: Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford University)
Marriage Networks, Nepotism and Labor Market Outcomes in China
Shing-Yi Wang (New York University)
The Costs and Benefits of Cousin Marriage
Erica Field (Harvard University)
Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern University)
Risk and Return in Village Economies
Krislert Samphantharak (University of California-San Diego)
Robert M. Townsend (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Networks, Finance, and Development: Evidence from Hunter-Gatherers
Farzad Saidi (New York University)
Discussants:
Andrew Dudley Foster (Brown University)
Christopher Udry (Yale University)
Giacomo De Giorgi (Stanford University)
Cynthia Georgia Kinnan (Northwestern University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Dusable
Econometric Society
Financial Innovation (G1)
Presiding: Joshua Lerner (Harvard University)
Speculation and Risk Sharing with New Financial Assets
Alp Simsek (Harvard University)
Innovations, Renta and Risk
Jean Charles Rochet (University of Zurich)
A Model of Shadow Banking
Nicola Gennaioli (CREI-Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)
Collateral-Motivated Financial Innovation
Ji Shen (Yale University)
Hongjun Yan (Yale University)
Jinfan Zhang (Yale University)
Discussants:
Snehal Banerjee (Northwestern University)
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)
Robert Marquez (Boston University)
Adriano A Rampini (Duke University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, McCormick
Econometric Society
Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Finance: The Role of Households (E3)
Presiding: Amir Sufi (University of Chicago)
Debt, Deleveraging, and the Liquidity Trap
Gauti B. Eggertsson (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Credit Crises, Precautionary Savings and the Liquidity Trap
Veronica Guerrieri (University of Chicago)
Guido Lorenzoni (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Household Leverage and the Recession
Virgiliu Midrigan (New York University)
Thomas Philippon (New York University)
Discussants:
Robert E. Hall (Hoover Institution, Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Ogden
Econometric Society
Reputation and Contracts (D8)
Presiding: -- TBD ()
Progressive Screening: Long-Term Contracting with a Privately Known Stochastic Process
Raphael Boleslavsky (University of Miami)
Maher Said (Washington University in St. Louis)
Bill Shock: Inattention and Price-Posting Regulation
Michael D. Grubb (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
What Shapes Reputation?
Heski Bar-Isaac (New York University)
Joyee Deb (New York University)
Discussants:
Juuso Toikka (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Ned Augenblick (University of California-Berkeley)
David A. Miller (University of California-San Diego)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Wright
Econometric Society
Selection and Moral Hazard in Health Insurance (I1)
Presiding: Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Selection on Moral Hazard in Health Insurance
Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Stephen Ryan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Paul Schrimpf (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Estimating the Tradeoff Between Risk Protection and Moral Hazard with a Nonlinear Budget Set Model of Health Insurance
Amanda Ellen Kowalski (Economics Yale University)
Adverse Selection and Switching Costs in Health Insurance Markets: When Nudging Hurts
Benjamin R. Handel (University of California-Berkeley)
Discussants:
Katherine Ho (Columbia University)
Hanming Fang (University of Pennsylvania)
Neale Mahoney (Stanford University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta
Economic Science Association
Communication, Conscience, and Efficiency (C7)
Presiding: Gary Charness (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Legitimacy, Social Distance, and Leadership in the Turnaround Game
David Cooper (Florida State University)
John Hamman (Carnegie Mellon University)
Roberto Weber (Carnegie Mellon University)
The Effect of Communication on Contract Type and Performance
Jordi Brandts (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
Gary Charness (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Matthew Ellman (Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica)
Conscience Accounting
Uri Gneezy (University of California-San Diego)
Alex Imas (University of California-San Diego)
Chat, Continuous Time, and Public Goods
Gary Charness (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Dan Friedman (University of California-Santa Cruz)
Ryan Oprea (University of British Columbia)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom Salons I & II
Economists for Peace & Security
Sustainability (Y9) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Michael Intriligator (University of California-Los Angeles)
Robert J. Gordon (Northwest University) Sustainable Growth
Teresa Ghilarducci (New School) Sustainable Retirement
J. Barkley Rosser (James Madison University) Sustainable Energy
Allen Sinai (Decision Economics) Sustainable Jobs
Richard Parker (Havard University) Sustainable European Union
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 260
Health Economics Research Organization
The Effect of Economic Crises on Health and Health Care (I1)
Presiding: Katherine Swartz (Harvard University)
The Health Consequences of the Foreclosure Crisis
Janet Currie (Columbia University and NBER)
Erdal Tekin (Georgia State University and NBER)
Labor Market Conditions and Medicare Utilization and Spending: Evidence from Microdata
Melissa McInerney (College of William and Mary)
Jennifer M. Mellor (College of William and Mary)
How Did the Recession Affect Health and Related Activities of Americans?
Sean Nicholson (Cornell University and NBER)
Kosali Simon (Indiana University and NBER)
The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Understanding Pro-cyclical Mortality
Ann Huff Stevens (University of California-Davis)
Douglas Miller (University of California-Davis)
Marianne Page (University of California-Davis)
Mateusz Filipski (University of California-Davis)
Discussants:
Craig Garthwaite (Northwestern University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Buckingham
History of Economics Society/American Finance Association
The History of Financial Economics: A Session in Memory of Peter Bernstein (B2)
Presiding: Robert Dimand (Brock University)
The AFA History Project
Stephen A. Buser (Ohio State University)
Alfred Cowles and Robert Rhea on the Predictability of Stock Prices
Robert W. Dimand (Brock University)
William Veloce (Brock University)
The History of Econophysics' Emergence
Frank Jovanovic (TELUQ-Montreal)
Christophe Schinckus (University of Leicester and London School of Economics)
The New Lombard Street
Perry Mehrling (Barnard College, Columbia University)
Discussants:
Randall Morck (University of Alberta)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Vevey 2
Industrial Organization Society
Econometric Models of Consumer Search (L1)
Presiding: Ali Hortacsu (University of Chicago)
The Impact of Search Costs on Consumer Behavior: a Dynamic Approach
Stephan Seiler (Stanford University)
Quantifying Search and Switching Costs in the U.S. Auto Insurance Industry
Elisabeth Honka (University of Texas at Dallas)
Consumer Search and Prices in the Automobile Market
Jose Luis Moraga-Gonzalez (IESE Business School and University of Groningen)
Zsolt Sandor (IESE Business School and University of Groningen)
Matthijs R. Wildenbeest (Indiana University)
Using Consumer Preferences to Improve upon Popularity Rankings in Online Markets
Babur I. De los Santos (Indiana University)
Sergei Koulayev (Boston College)
Discussants:
Matthijs R. Wildenbeest (Indiana University)
Babur I. De los Santos (Indiana University)
Stephan Seiler (Stanford University)
Elisabeth Honka (University of Texas-Dallas)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbian
International Association for Energy Economics/American Economic Association
Energy Commodity Prices, Capital Flows and Balance of Payments (Q4) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Kenneth Medlock (Rice University)
Pier Carlo Padoan (Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development)
Mahmoud El Gamal (Rice University)
Francis E. Warnock (University of Virginia)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Alpine Salon I
International Association for Feminist Economics
Feminist Labor Market Analyses (B5)
Presiding: June Lapidus (Roosevelt University)
Affirmative Action and the Occupational Advancement of Women and Minorities during 1973-2003
Fidan Ana Kurtulus (University of Massachusetts)
Labour Market Policy Approaches to Intimate Partner Abuse: A Comparative Analysis of Three Canadian Provinces
Linda DeRiviere (University of Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Is Being Single Better? Analysis of the Structure of Employment and Wages of Female Japanese Workers, 1993-2007
Sanae Tashiro (Rhode Island College)
What Drives Women's Employment in the Cities of India?
Swarna S. Vepa (Madras School of Economics, Chennai)
Brinda Viswanathan (Madras School of Economics, Chennai)
Retirement Decisions: Evidence on Gender Effects
Peng Zhou (Macquarie University, Australia)
Discussants:
Corina Rodriguez-Enriquez (Conicet-Ciepp)
Jeannette Wicks-Lim (University of Massachusetts)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite FG
International Trade & Finance Association
Round Table on Trade and Development (F1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Mordechai Kreinin (Michigan State University)
Don P. Clark (University of Tennessee)
Alan Deardorff (University of Michigan)
Maria E. deBoyrie (New Mexico State University)
Anne Krueger (Johns Hopkins University-SAIS)
Michael Michaely (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Raul Moncarz (Florida International University)
Michael Plummer (OECD)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 12
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Alternative Forms of Worker Representation: Lessons from Selected Sectors and Countries (J5)
Presiding: Gordon Pavy (AFL-CIO)
Individual Affiliate Unions (IAUs) and Labor Non Profit Organizations in Japan
Koshi Endo (Meiji University)
Ken Yamazaki (Meiji University)
Trends in Alternative Forms of Worker Representation in the US
Janice Fine (Rutgers University)
Organizing and Representation by the National Domestic Workers Alliance
Barbara Young (National Domestic Workers Alliance)
Expanding Union Influence
Karen Nussbaum (Working America, AFL-CIO)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 2
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Chicago LERA Chapter: Social Media and the National Labor Relations Act (J5) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Charles Muhl (National Labor Relations Board)
Wesley Kennedy (Allison, Slutsky & Kennedy, P.C.) Social Media and the NLRA: A Labor Perspective
Lisa McGarrity (Franczek Radelet P.C.) Social Media and the NLRA: A Management Perspective
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Salons 7-9
Labor & Employment Relations Association
The Impact of Sports Collective Bargaining on Labor Relations in Society (Workshop) (J1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Gabriel Gershenfeld, Cleveland Indians, and Michael Wasser (American Rights at Work)
DeMaurice Smith (NFL Players Association) Sports Collective Bargaining: Sports Labor Perspective
Rob Manfred (Major League Baseball) Sports Collective Bargaining: Sports Management Perspective
Arlene Holt-Baker (AFL-CIO) Impact of Sports Collective Bargaining on Labor in America
Martin Mulloy (Ford Motor Company) Impact of Sports Collective Bargaining on Management in America
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Middle East Economic Association
The Arab Spring: Economic Causes, Consequences, and Lessons Learned (O5)
Presiding: H.E. Gouda Abdel-Khaleq (Ministry of Solidarity and Social Justice, Egypt)
Real Exchange Rate, External Competitiveness, and Arab Spring: Evidences from Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia
Thouraya H. Amor (Monastir University)
Zuzana Brixiova (African Development Bank)
Balazs Egert (OECD)
The Arab Revolutions and the EU-Arab Cooperation: What Lessons Can Be Learned From European Integration After 1989
Rahel Schomaker (German Research Institute for Administrative Sciences)
Dirk Wentzel (Hochshule Pforzheim University)
Examining Attitudes towards Peace in Light of Economic Development
Ari Belasen (Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville)
Ali M Kutan (Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville)
Incalculable Political Risk, Technological Upgrading and Economic Growth: The MENA Countries
Julian Brach (University of Copenhagen)
Economic Reform, Political Liberalization and Democratization: Where Algeria Stands in the Arab World
Zine Barka (University of Tlemcen-Algeria)
Discussants:
Adel Boughrara (University of Sousse)
Edward A Sayre (University of South Mississippi)
Karima Korayen (Al Azhar University, Egypt)
Sohrab Behdad (Denison University)
Ashraf Al Araby (Ministry of Planning, Egypt)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 269
National Association for Business Economics/American Economic Association
The U.S. and Global Economic Outlook (E6) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Kevin Kliesen (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Don Johnson (Caterpillar)
Sara Johnson (IHS Global Insight)
Catherine L. Mann (Brandeis University)
John Silvia (Wells Fargo)
Charles Steindel (New Jersey Department of the Treasury)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Alpine Salon II
National Association of Forensic Economics
Forensic Economics I: Ethics and the Economist as an Expert Witness in Litigation (K1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Steven Shapiro (New York Institute of Technology)
Richard A. Posner (United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit)
George F. DeMartino (University of Denver)
Robert Thornton (Lehigh University)
John O. Ward (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Grand Park Parlor
National Economic Association
Race, Ethnicity, Immigration and Entrepreneurship (J1)
Presiding: Patrick Mason (Florida State University)
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Technology Usage among Small Business Owners
Marie Mora (University of Texas-Pan American)
Alberto Davila (University of Texas-Pan American)
Hispanic Entrepreneurship: An Analysis of Industry Choice and Entrepreneurial Success
Mary J. Lopez (Occidental College)
Discrimination in the Credit Market: A Focus on African American-Owned Small Businesses
Akwasi Nti-Addae (University of Kansas)
Elizabeth Asiedu (University of Kansas and African Economic Research Consortium, Kenya)
James Freeman (University of Kansas)
Do Immigrants from Developed Countries Have an Advantage in Self-employment in the U.S?
Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Willie Belton (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Home Bias? Evidence from U.S. Immigrants
Una Okonkwo Osili (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis)
Anna Paulson (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Subei Li (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis)
Discussants:
John Karikari (Government Accountability Office)
Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Marie Mora (University of Texas-Pan American)
Una Okonkwo Osili (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis)
Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong (University of South Florida)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich G
Society for Policy Modeling/American Economic Association
A New International Monetary Order? (F3)
Presiding: Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)
Implications of the Euro's Crisis for International Monetary Reform
Barry Eichengreen (University of California-Berkeley)
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Worldwide Inflation and International Monetary Reform: Exchange Rates or Interest Rates?
Ronald McKinnon (Stanford University)
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The Case for a World Currency
Robert Mundell (Columbia University)
The Dollar, Euro, and Yuan in the International Monetary System
Michael Mussa (Peterson Instiutute for International Economics)
Discussants:
Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 272
Society of Government Economists
New Challenges for Measurement and Analysis in Government Economics (C1)
Presiding: Daniel Newlon (American Economic Association)
Identifying Financial Sector Trends and Trouble Spots: The Federal Reserve's Flow of Funds and the Insights Gleaned from their Data
Christian E. Weller (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Sara Bernardo (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Economic Downturns and Doubled-Up Households, 1988-2010
Laryssa Mykyta (U.S. Census Bureau)
Suzanne Macartney (U.S. Census Bureau)
Measuring and Assessing Patterns in Household Finances
Wenhua Di (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Feasible Methods to Estimate Disease Based Price Indexes
Ralph Bradley (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Wage Dynamics along the Life-Cycle of Manufacturing Plants
Emin M. Dinlersoz (U.S. Census Bureau)
Henry R Hyatt (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sang V. Nguyen (U.S. Census Bureau)
Discussants:
Adam Hersh (Center for American Progress)
Nadia Karamcheva (Urban Institute)
Sherrie L.W. Rhine (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
Richard Spivack (National Institute for Standards and Technology)
Mark Regets (National Science Foundation)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Kimball Room
Union for Radical Political Economists
Heterodox International Economics (F5)
Presiding: Mehrene Larudee (AlQuds-Bard Honors College)
Uneven Growth and Development in the World Political Economy 1950-2010
Phillip O'Hara (Curtin University)
Neoliberalism and Ethnic Conflict
Robert Prasch (Middlebury College)
Institutional Differences and the Direction of Bilateral FDI Flows: Are South-South Flows Any Different Than the Rest?
Firat Demir (University of Oklahoma)
Chengo Hu (University of Oklahoma)
Xiaokai Li (University of Oklahoma)
Fair Trade and Justice: An Examination of Fair Trade and Its Effect on Indigenous Women and Globalization
Tamara Stenn (Keene State College)
The Lessons of the Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis
Esther Jeffers (University of Paris 8)
Discussants:
Pascal Petit (Centre d'Economie de Paris Nord)
Omar Dahi (Hampshire College)
Mehrene Larudee (AlQuds-Bard Honors College)
Jan 06, 2012 2:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Indiana Room
Union for Radical Political Economists
The End of the Chinese Model: Economic Crisis, Climate Change, and Class Struggle (P3)
Presiding: Steve Cohn (Knox College)
Lessons from the Chinese Rural Collectives: Reevaluating Maoist Socialism
Zhun Xu (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Class Power and China's Productivity Miracle: Applying the Labor Extraction Model to China's Industrial Sector
Chiara Piovani (University of Denver)
Financial Restructuring, State Capitalism, and the Potential for Macroeconomic Crises in China
Satya Gabriel (Mount Holyoke College)
Climate Change and the Limits to China's Economic Growth
Minqi Li (University of Utah)
Discussants:
Satya Gabriel (Mount Holyoke College)
Zhaochang Peng (Rollins College)
Steve Cohn (Knox College)
Ellen Houston (Marymount Manhattan College)
Jan 06, 2012 4:45 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom F
American Economic Association
Richard T. Ely Lecture
Presiding: Christopher Sims (Princeton University)
Maurice Obstfeld (University of California - Berkeley)
Jan 06, 2012 5:00 pm, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom Salons I & II
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
TW Schultz Memorial Lecture and Reception
Roger Myerson (University of Chicago)
Jan 06, 2012 5:15 pm, Swissotel, St. Gallen 1
International Banking, Economics & Finance Association
Annual Membership Meeting and Presidential Address
Jan 06, 2012 8:00 pm, Hyatt Regency, Crystal B
American Economic Association
Music Session (Z1)
Presiding: Christopher Sims (Princeton University)
8:00 PM, (Neo) Classical Trio
Eric Maskin (Clarinet)
Harel Gietheim (Cello)
Kanako Nishikawa (Piano)
9:00 PM, Outliers Jazz
Boyan Jovanovic (Piano)
Richard Levich (Drums)
Gary Walton (Saxophone)
Hal White (Trumpet)
Stephen Wu (Bass)
10:00 PM, The Contractions Rock

Jan 07, 2012

Jan 07, 2012 7:45 am, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom Salon I
Association for Social Economics
Presidential Address
Presiding: Martha Starr (American University)
Zoreh Emami (Alverno College) Social Economics and Evolutionary Learning
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Montreux 3
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Theoretical and Empirical Innovations in Technology Adoption Modeling (Q1)
Presiding: Bradford Barham (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Trait-Based Adoption Models Using Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Approaches
Pilar Useche (University of Florida)
Experimental Auctions and Willingness-to-Pay for Laser-Land Leveling for Irrigated Agriculture in Eastern Uttar Pradesh
Travis Lybbert (University of California-Davis)
Bundling Technology and Insurance: Joint Packages versus Technology Traits
Jeremy Foltz (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Empirical Methods for Identifying Social Network Effects on Technology Adoption
Annemie Maertens (University of Pittsburgh)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta
American Economic Association
AEA Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession--Dissertation Session (J1)
Presiding: Marie Mora (University of Texas-Pan American)
Debt, Cohabitation and Marital Timing in Young Adulthood
Fenaba Addo (Cornell University)
Do Women's Autonomy, Decision-Making Ability and Attitudes Matter as Deterrents for Domestic Violence? Evidence from the Dominican Republic
Cruz Bueno (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
The Effectiveness of Abstinence-Only Sex Education in Alabama
Sondra Collins (University of Southern Mississippi)
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Marital Separation and Women's School Investment
Reginald Covington (Cornell University)
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The Role of Liquidity on the Price Discovery of ADRs: Evidence from Latin America
Alma D. Hales (University of Texas-Pan American)
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Discussants:
Mark Hugo Lopez (Pew Hispanic Center)
Gary Hoover (University of Alabama)
Sue Stockly (Eastern New Mexico University)
Don Fullerton (University of Illinois)
Fernando Lozano (Pomona College)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 3
American Economic Association
Consumer Rationality and Financial Decision Making (D1)
Presiding: Christopher Carroll (Johns Hopkins University)
Self Control and Liquidity: How to Design a Commitment Contract
John Beshears (Stanford University)
James Choi (Yale School of Management)
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University)
Jung Sakong (NBER)
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Borrowing High vs. Borrowing Higher: Sources and Consequences of Dispersion in Individual-Level Borrowing Costs
Victor Stango (University of California-Davis)
Jonathan Zinman (Dartmouth College)
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Why Do Women Not Say No?
Stefano DellaVigna (University of California-Berkeley)
John List (University of Chicago)
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California, Berkeley)
Why Do Consumers Use Debit Cards When They Have Credit Cards?
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Amit Bubna (Indian School of Business)
Molly Lipscomb (University of Notre Dame)
Discussants:
Stefano DellaVigna (University of California-Berkeley)
John Driscoll (Federal Reserve Board)
Molly Lipscomb (University of Notre Dame)
Jonathan Zinman (Dartmouth College)
Rachel Croson (University of Texas-Dallas)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus CD
American Economic Association
Correct Measurement of International Financial and Trade Flows (F1)
Presiding: Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (Koc University and University of Houston)
External Wealth of Nations: What Are We Missing?
Philip R. Lane (Trinity College Dublin)
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti (International Monetary Fund)
On Returns Differentials
Stephanie E. Curcuru (Federal Reserve Board)
Charles P. Thomas (Federal Reserve Board)
Francis E. Warnock (University of Virginia)
How to Measure FDI and Portfolio Equity Investment? Integrating Micro and Macro Data
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (Koc University and University of Houston)
Bent Sorensen (University of Houston and NBER)
The Value-added Structure of Gross Exports:Measuring Revealed Comparative Advantage by Domestic Content in Exports
Robert Koopman (U.S. International Trade Commission)
William Powers (U.S. International Trade Commission)
Zhi Wang (U.S. International Trade Commission)
Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia University)
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Discussants:
Andrew Rose (University of California-Berkeley)
Ralph Koijen (University of Chicago)
Alp Simsek (Harvard University)
Robert C. Johnson (Dartmouth College)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Toronto
American Economic Association
Credit Frictions and Time-Variant Uncertainty (E2)
Presiding: Nathan Balke (Southern Methodist University and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Privately Optimal Contracts and Sub-optimal Outcomes in a Model of Agency Costs
Charles Carlstrom (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Timothy S Fuerst (Bowling Green State University and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Matthias Paustian (Bank of England)
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Really Uncertain Business Cycles
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
Max Floetotto (Stanford University)
Nir Jaimovich (Duke University)
Itay Saporta (Stanford University)
Stephen Terry (Stanford University)
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Credit-Uncertainty Cycle
Nathan Balke (Southern Methodist University and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Enrique Martinez-Garcia (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Zheng Zeng (Bowling Green State University)
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Fiscal Uncertainty and Economic Activity
Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde (University of Pennsylvania)
Pablo Guerron (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Keith Kuester (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Juan Rubio-Ramirez (Duke University)
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Discussants:
Enrique Martinez-Garcia (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Sami Alpanda (Bank of Canada)
Egon Zakrajsek (Federal Reserve Board)
Nathan Balke (Southern Methodist University and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency C
American Economic Association
Digitization and New Research Directions: Copyright, Privacy, and User-Generated Content (O3)
Presiding: Joel Waldfogel (University of Minnesota)
Copyright in the Digital Age: Moving from Piracy to the Supply of New Products
Joel Waldfogel (University of Minnesota)
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Is Wikipedia Biased?
Shane Greenstein (Northwestern University)
Feng Zhu (University of Southern California)
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Technology, Age, and Shifting Privacy Concerns
Avi Goldfarb (University of Toronto)
Catherine Tucker (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Acapulco
American Economic Association
Endogenous Legal and Regulatory Institutions: Theory and Evidence (K1)
Presiding: Carmine Guerriero (ACLE and University of Amsterdam)
The Good Faith Purchaser: Markets, Culture and the Legal System
Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci (ACLE and University of Amsterdam)
Carmine Guerriero (ACLE and University of Amsterdam)
Zhenxing Huang (University of Rotterdam)
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On the Benefits and Costs of Legal Expertise: Adjudication in Ancient Athens
Robert K. Fleck (Montana State University)
Andy F. Hanssen (Clemson University)
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Regulation versus Taxation
Alberto Alesina (Harvard University)
Francesco Passarelli (Bocconi University)
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Democratization and civic capital
Luigi Guiso (European University Institute)
Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi University)
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Discussants:
Paolo Pinotti (Bank of Italy)
Francesco Passarelli (Bocconi University)
Carmine Guerriero (ACLE and University of Amsterdam)
Andy F. Hanssen (Clemson University)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency B
American Economic Association
Exploiting Experiments and Quasi-Experiments to Identify Gender Related Outcomes (Y9)
Presiding: Tracy Regan (University of Arizona)
Identification of the Effect of Depression on Risky Sexual Behavior: Exploiting a Natural Experiment
Susan Averett (Lafayette College)
Yang Wang (Lafayette College)
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The Effects of Intrauterine Malnutrition on Birth and Fertility Outcomes: Evidence from the 1974 Bangladesh Famine
Christina Peters (Metropolitan State College of Denver)
Rey Hernandez-Julian (Metropolitan State College of Denver)
Hani Mansour (University of Colorado-Denver)
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Who's the Boss at Home after Receiving Conditional Cash Transfers?
Adriana Camacho (University of the Andes)
Catherine Rodriguez (University of the Andes)
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Does Gender Matter for Academic Promotion? Evidence from a Randomized Natural Experiment
Natalia Zinovyeva (Institute of Public Goods and Policies)
Manuel Bagues (Carlos III University)
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Discussants:
Catalina Almuedo-Dorantes (San Diego State University)
Martha Bailey (University of Michigan)
Todd Sorensen (University of California-Riverside)
Dina Shatnawi (U.S. Naval Postgraduate School)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom B
American Economic Association
Financial Reform - What's Really Needed? (G2)
Presiding: Neil Wallace (Pennsylvania State University)
The Safe-Asset Share
Gary Gorton (Yale University)
Andrew Metrick (Yale University)
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Three Principles for Market-Based Credit Regulation
Perry Mehrling (Barnard College)
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Limited Purpose Banking -- Moving from Trust Me to Show Me Banking
Laurence Kotlikoff (Boston University)
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Discussants:
Robert Shiller (Yale University)
Neil Wallace (Pennsylvania State University)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite FG
American Economic Association
Formation of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills and Social Preferences (C9)
Presiding: William Harbaugh (University of Oregon)
Effects of Parental Background on Other-Regarding Preferences in Children
Michal Bauer (Charles University in Prague and CERGE-EI)
Julie Chytilová (Charles University in Prague)
Barbara Pertold Gebicka (Charles University in Prague and Aarhus University)
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Impatience and Uncertainty: Experimental Decisions Predict Adolescents' Field Behavior
Matthias Sutter (University of Innsbruck and University of Gothenburg)
Daniela Rützler (University of Innsbruck)
Martin Kocher (University of Munich)
Stefan Trautmann (University of Tilburg)
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Explaining Gender Differences in Competitiveness
Ingvild Almås (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration)
Alexander Cappelen (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration)
Kjell Gunnar Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration)
Erik O. Sorensen (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration)
Bertil Tungodden (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration)
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Patience and Coordination in the Repeated Stag Hunt
Omar Al-Ubaydli (George Mason University)
Garett Jones (George Mason University)
Jaap Weel (George Mason University)
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Discussants:
William Harbaugh (University of Oregon)
David Cooper (Florida State University)
Colin Camerer (California Institute of Technology)
Shane Frederick (Yale University)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 5
American Economic Association
Insights from Financial History (N2)
Presiding: Michael Bordo (Rutgers)
Domestic Exchange Rate Determination in Early Renaissance Florence
Geoffrey Booth (Michigan State University)
Sanders Chang (University of Dayton)
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A Unified Italy? Sovereign Debt and Investor Scepticism
Stephanie Collet (London School of Economics and Universite Libre de Bruxelles)
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130 Years of Fiscal Vulnerabilities and Currency Crashes in Advanced Economies
Marcel Fratzscher (European Central Bank)
Arnaud Jerome Mehl (European Central Bank)
Isabel Vansteenkiste (European Central Bank)
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Monetary policy without interest rates. An evaluation of quantitative controls during France's Golden Age, 1945-1973
Eric Monnet (Paris School of Economics)
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If financial development matters, then how? National banks in the United States 1870--1900
Scott L. Fulford (Boston College)
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Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus G
American Economic Association
Labor Economics (J0)
Presiding: Virginia Wilcox-Gok (Northern Illinois University)
How Does Share Ownership Affect Employee Behaviour? Evidence from a Multinational Corporation
Alex Bryson (NIESR)
Richard Freeman (NBER)
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The Sources of Wage Variation: A Three-Way High-Dimensional Fixed Effects Model
Sónia Torres (Statistics Portugal)
Pedro Portugal (Banco de Portugal and Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
John Addison (University of South Carolina)
Paulo Guimarães (University of South Carolina)
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The Effect of Endogenous Human Capital Accumulation on Optimal Taxation
William Peterman (University of California-San Diego)
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Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Water Tower
American Economic Association
Labor Market Analysis with Linked-Employer-Employee-Data (J3)
Presiding: Jean Marc Robin (Sciences Po and University College London)
Tenure, Experience, Human Capital and Wages: A Tractable Equilibrium Search Model of Wage Dynamics
Jesper Bagger (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Francois Fontaine (University of Nancy and Strasbourg University)
Fabien Postel-Vinay (Bristol University and Paris School of Economics)
Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences Po and University College London)
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Returns to Tenure or Seniority?
Sebastian Buhai (Aarhus University and Northwestern University)
Miguel Portela (University of Minho)
Coen Teulings (CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Analysis and University of Amsterdam)
Aico van Vuuren (Free University of Amsterdam)
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Sorting and Earnings Dispersion Within and Between Firms
Rafael Lopes de Melo (University of Chicago)
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Understanding the Sources of Long-Term Earnings Losses after Job Loss
Johannes Schmieder (Boston University)
Till von Wachter (Columbia University)
Stefan Bender (Institute for Employment Research)
Discussants:
Joseph Altonji (Yale University)
Francis Kramarz (CREST-INSEE and Ecole Polytechnique)
Jeremy Lise (University College London)
Fabien Postel-Vinay (Bristol University)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Gold Coast
American Economic Association
Macroeconomic Effects of Households Heterogeneity (E2)
Presiding: Marco Cozzi (Queen's University)
Risk Aversion Heterogeneity, Risky Jobs and Wealth Inequality
Marco Cozzi (Queen's University)
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A Quantitative Analysis of Unemployment Benefit Extensions
Makoto Nakajima (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
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Durable Goods, Borrowing Constraints and Consumption Insurance
Josep Pijoan-Mas (CEMFI)
Enzo Cerletti (CEMFI)
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Household Responses to Individual Shocks: Disability, Labour Supply and Marriage
Giovanni Gallipoli (University of British Columbia)
Laura Turner (University of Toronto)
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Discussants:
Josep Pijoan Mas (CEMFI)
Marco Cozzi (Queen's University)
Makoto Nakajima (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Eric French (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus EF
American Economic Association
Monetary Policy Decision-Making by Committees: Managing Risks versus Managing Uncertainty (E5)
Presiding: Francesco Mongelli (European Central Bank and Goethe University Frankfurt)
Monetary Policy Decision-Making by Committees: Normal Times versus Crisis Times
Alexander Jung (European Central Bank)
Francesco P. Mongelli (European Central Bank and Goethe University Frankfurt)
Dissent at the FOMC
Petra Gerlach-Kristen (Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland)
Ellen Meade (American University)
Alessandro Riboni (University of Montreal)
Francisco Ruge-Murcia (University of Montreal)
Member Type and Tenure Effects in the Bank of England's MPC
Jan-Marc Berk (De Nederlandsche Bank)
Beata Bierut (De Nederlandsche Bank)
Ellen Meade (American University)
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An International Comparison of Voting by Committees
Alexander Jung (European Central Bank)
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Discussants:
Alexander Jung (European Central Bank)
Francisco Ruge-Murcia (University of Montreal)
Jan-Marc Berk (De Nederlandsche Bank)
Beata Bierut (De Nederlandsche Bank)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Hong Kong
American Economic Association
Philanthropy (L3)
Presiding: Jessica Holmes (Middlebury College)
Transactions Costs and Social Distance in Philanthropy: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Jonathan Meer (Texas A&M University)
Oren Rigbi (Ben-Gurion University)
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Do Charitable Subsidies Crowd Out Political Giving? The Missing Link between Charitable and Political Contributions
Baris K. Yoruk (University at Albany, SUNY)
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The impact of charitable subsidies on religious giving and attendance: Evidence from panel data
Baris K Yoruk (University at Albany, SUNY)
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Charity Hazard in Crop Insurance
Tatyana Deryugina (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Barrett Kirwan (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
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How Do Nonprofits Respond to Quality Disclosure? Evidence from Nonprofit Nursing Homes
Feng Lu (University of Rochester)
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Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus KL
American Economic Association
Price Theory and Market Design (D4)
Presiding: Eric Budish (University of chicago)
Market Power Screens Willingness-to-Pay
Eric Glen Weyl (University of Chicago)
Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics)
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The Form of Incentive Contracts: Agency with Moral Hazard, Risk Neutrality, and Limited Liability
Joaquín Poblete (London School of Economics)
Daniel Spulber (Northwestern University)
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A Supply and Demand Framework for Two-Sided Matching Markets
Eduardo M Azevedo (Harvard University)
Jacob Leshno (Harvard Business School)
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Multilateral Matching
John William Hatfield (Stanford University)
Scott Duke Kominers (University of Chicago)
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Discussants:
Pierre-Andre Chiappori (Columbia University)
David Sraer (Princeton University)
Theodore Bergstrom (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Ali Hortacsu (University of Chicago)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Buckingham
American Economic Association
Quality, Information, and Regulation (L5)
Presiding: Marc Santugini (Institute of Applied Economics and CIRPEE, HEC Montreal)
Privacy Regulation and Market Structure
James Campbell (University of Toronto)
Avi Goldfarb (University of Toronto)
Catherine Tucker (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Regulating a Monopolist with Unverifiable Quality
Kevin Pflum (Ohio State University)
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Competitive Investment in Clean Technology and Uninformed Green Consumers
Aditi Sengupta (Southern Methodist University)
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Information in Cournot: Signaling with Incomplete Control
Marc Santugini (Institute of Applied Economics and CIRPEE, HEC Montreal)
Wassim Daher (Gulf University for Science and Technology)
Leonard Mirman (University of Virginia)
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Discussants:
Kevin Pflum (Ohio State University)
Aditi Sengupta (Southern Methodist University)
Marc Santugini (Institute of Applied Economics and CIRPEE, HEC Montreal)
James Campbell (University of Toronto)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom A
American Economic Association
The Effects of Personality on Labor Market and Health Outcomes (J1)
Presiding: James Heckman (University of Chicago)
Transmission of Inequality - Maternal Skills, Behavior and Birth Outcomes
Gabriella Conti (University of Chicago)
Pia Dovern-Pinger (University of Mannheim, ZEW)
James J. Heckman (University of Chicago)
Arianna Zanolini (University of Chicago)
Conscientiousness, Education, and Longevity of High-Ability Individuals
Peter A. Savelyev (Vanderbilt University)
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Constructing Economically Justified Aggregates: An Application to the Early Origins of Health
Gabriella Conti (University of Chicago)
James J. Heckman (University of Chicago)
Hedibert F. Lopez (University of Chicago)
Remi Piatek (University of Chicago)
The Effects of Education, Personality, and IQ on Earnings of High-Ability Individuals
Miriam Gensowski (University of Chicago)
James J. Heckman (University of Chicago)
Peter A. Savelyev (Vanderbilt University)
Discussants:
Heather Royer (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Donald Kenkel (Cornell University)
Frank Windmeijer (University of Bristol)
Deborah Cobb-Clark (University of Melbourne)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Crystal A
American Economic Association
Trade and Labor Markets: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data (F1)
Presiding: Robert Feenstra (University of California-Davis)
Trade Liberalization, Firm Heterogeneity, and Wages: New Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data
Pravin Krishna (Johns Hopkins University)
Jennifer Poole (University of California-Santa Cruz)
Mine Zeynep Senses (Johns Hopkins University)
Offshoring, Transition, and Training: Evidence from Danish Matched Worker-Firm Data
David Hummels (Purdue University)
Jakob Munch (University of Copenhagen)
Chong Xiang (Purdue University)
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Liberalized Trade and Worker-Firm Matching
Carl Davidson (Michigan State University)
Fredrik Heyman (Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN))
Steven Matusz (Michigan State University)
Fredrik Sjöholm (Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN))
Susan Chun Zhu (Michigan State University)
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Exports and Wage Premia: Evidence from Mexican Employer-Employee Data
Judith Frias (Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social)
David Kaplan (Inter-American Development Bank)
Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University)
Discussants:
Oleg Itskhoki (Princeton University)
Mine Z. Senses (Johns Hopkins University)
Kerem Cosar (University of Chicago)
Marc Muendler (University of California-San Diego)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus IJ
American Economic Association
What Economics Should We Teach Before Students Enter College: The Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics and the AP? (A2) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: David Colander (Middlebury College)
James Gwartney (Floriday State University)
Richard MacDonald (St. Cloud State University)
Stephen Marglin (Harvard University)
Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
John Siegfried (Vanderbilt University)
Helen Roberts (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich A
American Finance Association
Asset Pricing Theory (Liquidity) (G1)
Presiding: Dimitri Vayanos (London School of Economics & Political Science)
Asset Prices in General Equilibrium with Transactions Costs and Recursive Utility
Adrian Buss (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Raman Uppal (London Business School)
Grigory Vilkov (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Amplification of Uncertainty in Illiquid Markets
Elias Albagli (University of Southern California)
A Structural Model of Short-Term Reversals
Matti J. Suominen (Aalto University)
Kalle Rinne (Aalto University)
Discussants:
Stavros Panageas (University of Chicago)
Nicolae Garleanu (University of California-Berkeley)
Thierry Foucault (HEC Paris)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich B
American Finance Association
Corporate Finance and Product and Labor Markets (G3)
Presiding: Sudipto Dasgupta (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)
The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets
Geoffrey A. Tate (University of California-Los Angeles)
Liu A. Yang (University of California-Los Angeles)
Corporate Hedging, Financial Distress, and Product Market Competition
Margaret R. Zhu (University of Texas-Austin)
Equity Ownership and Product Prices
Ramin Baghai (London Business School)
Capital Allocation and Product Market Competition During a Financial Crisis
Soku Byoun (Baylor University)
Zhaoxia Xu (New York University)
Discussants:
Belen Villalonga (Harvard University)
Tim Adam (Humboldt Univeristy of Berlin)
David Matsa (Northwestern University)
Murillo Campello (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich C
American Finance Association
Corporate Governance and Informational Frictions (G3)
Presiding: Todd Milbourn (Washington University in Saint Louis)
Competition for Managers, Corporate Governance and Incentive Compensation
Viral V. Acharya (New York University)
Marc Gabarro (London Business School)
Paolo F. Volpin (London Business School)
Corporate Governance and the Timing of Earnings Announcements
Roni Michaely (Cornell University)
Amir Rubin (Simon Fraser University)
Alexander Vedrashko (Simon Fraser University)
Information Externalities in Corporate Governance
Konrad Raff (Institute for Financial Research)
Discussants:
Jeffrey Coles (Arizona State University)
Gerald Garvey (BlackRock)
Antonio Falato (Government of the United States of America)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich E
American Finance Association
Empirical Implications of Market Microstructures (G1)
Presiding: Lawrence Harris (University of Southern California)
The Dark Side of Trading
Ilia D. Dichev (Emory University)
Kelly Huang (Georgia State University)
Dexin Zhou (Emory University)
Subsidizing Liquidity: The Impact of Make/Take Fees on Market Quality
Katya Malinova (University of Toronto)
Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
Failures to Deliver, Short Sale Constraints, and Stock Overvaluation
Don M. Autore (Florida State University)
Thomas Jason Boulton (Miami University of Ohio)
Marcus V. Braga-Alves (Marquette University)
Discussants:
Jonathan Karpoff (University of Washington)
Robert Battalio (University of Notre Dame)
Adam Reed (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich F
American Finance Association
Financial Intermediation and the Cost of Debt (G2)
Presiding: Philip Strahan (Boston College)
On the Non-Exclusivity of Loan Contracts: An Empirical Investigation
Hans Degryse (Tilburg University)
Vasso Ioannidou (Tilburg University)
Erik L. von Schedvin (Tilburg University)
Did Securitization Affect the Cost of Corporate Debt?
Taylor Nadauld (Brigham Young University)
Michael S. Weisbach (Ohio State University)
The Spillover Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Corporate Bonds and the Choice between Bank and Bond Financing
Lei Zhang (Nanyang Technological University)
Massimo Massa (INSEAD)
Discussants:
Mitchell Petersen (Northwestern University)
Joao Santos (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Darren Kisgen (Boston College)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Zurich G
American Finance Association
Mutual Fund Performance 2 (G2)
Presiding: William Goetzmann (Yale School of Management)
Are Mutual Funds Sitting Ducks?
Sophie Shive (University of Notre Dame)
Hayong Yun (University of Notre Dame)
The Mutual Fund Industry Worldwide: Explicit and Closet Indexing, Fees, and Performance
Martijn Cremers (Yale School of Management)
Miguel A. Ferreira (New University of Lisbon)
Pedro P. Matos (University of Southern California)
Laura T. Starks (University of Texas-Austin)
Agency Problems in Target-Date Funds
Vallapuzha Sandhya (Georgia State University)
Discussants:
Dong Lou (London School of Economics & Political Science)
Henri Servaes (London Business School)
Daniel Bergstresser (Harvard Business School)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 1
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
House Price Volatility (R3)
Presiding: Thomas Thibodueau (University of Colorado-Boulder)
A Consistent Estimate of Land Price, Structure Price and Depreciation Factor
Yan Chang (Freddie Mac)
Jian Chen (Freddie Mac)
The Evolution of House Price Capitalization and the Yield Curve
Stuart Gabriel (University of California-Los Angeles)
Richard Green (University of Southern California)
Christian Redfearn (University of Southern California)
Liquidity and the Volatility of House Prices
Yan Chang (Freddie Mac)
Douglas A. McManus (Freddie Mac)
Discussants:
Steve Billings (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
Peter Zorn (Freddie Mac)
Liang Peng (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Vevey 3
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Loan Modifications (G3)
Presiding: Lynn Fisher (University of North Carolina)
Beyond the Transaction: Depository Institutions and Reduced Mortgage Default for Low Income Homebuyers
Stephanie M Moulton M. Moulton (Ohio State University)
Ozgur Ergungor (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Determinants of the Outcomes of Loan Modifications
Vicki Been (New York University)
Mary C. Weselcouch (New York University)
Ioan Voicu (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Do Foreclosure Delays Improve Borrower Outcomes?
Kristopher S. Gerardi (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Paul S. Willen (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Lauren Lambie-Hanson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Second Lien Investors and the Holdup Problem in Mortgage Renegotiation
Yan Jenny Zhang (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Gene Amromin (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Itzhak Ben-David (Ohio State University)
Souphala Chomsisengphet (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Discussants:
Robert Van Order (George Washington University)
Brent Ambrose (Pennsylvania State University)
Karen Pence (Federal Reserve Board)
Chris Foote (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 2
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Pricing and Commercial Real Estate (L7)
Presiding: James Shilling (DePaul University)
Commercial Real Estate Rental Index: A Dynamic Panel Data Model Estimation
Xudong An (San Diego State University)
Yongheng Deng (National University of Singapore)
Jeffrey D. Fisher (Indiana University)
Do We Need Non-Linear Models to Predict REIT Returns? Univariate and Multivariate Evidence from Density Forecasts
Brad Case (NAREIT)
Massimo Guidolin (Bocconi University)
Yildiray Yildirim (Syracuse University)
Managerial Incentives and risk-taking-evidence from REITs
Tracy Xu (University of Denver)
Market Timing and Investment Selection: Evidence from Real Estate Investors
Yael V. Hochberg (Northwestern University)
Tobias Muhlhofer (Indiana University)
Discussants:
Jay Hartzell (University of Texas-Austin)
Dean Gatzlaff (Florida State University)
David Geltner (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
J. Sa-Aadu (University of Iowa)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Vevey 2
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
Post-Crisis Policies in East European and CIS Countries (P5)
Presiding: Josef Brada (Arizona State University)
Recent Financial Crisis and Capital Flight from Central and East European Countries: Estimates and Causes
Josef C. Brada (Arizona State University)
Ali M. Kutan (Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville)
Goran Vukšić (Institute of Public Finance, Zagreb, Croatia)
Fiscal Policy and Sovereign Risk in Central and Eastern Europe
Hubert Gabrisch (Halle Institute for Economic Research)
Lucjan T. Orlowski (Sacred Heart University)
Toralf Pusch (Halle Institute for Economic Research)
Exchange Rates in Central and East European Countries: Evidence from the Pre- and Post-Crisis Periods
Balazs Égert (OECD)
Evzen Kočenda (Charles University-CERGE)
The Role of the National Oil Fund and Samruk Kazyna in Economic Stabilization and Recovery in Kazakhstan: Is the Future Now?
David M. Kemme (University of Memphis)
Discussants:
William T. Gavin (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Jürgen von Hagen (University of Bonn)
Julius Horváth (Central European University)
Gian Cesare Romagnoli (University of Rome III)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Montreux 1
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Money, Banking and Bailouts (E5)
Presiding: Gary Dymski (University of California-Riverside)
The Roots of the Neoliberal Financialization: 1946 to 1980
Erdogan Bakir (Bucknell University)
Al Campbell (University of Utah)
Will Basel III Succeed Where Basel II and Basel I Failed?
Eric Tymoigne (Lewis and Clark College)
Financialization and Global Financial Crisis in Latin American Countries
Eugenia Correa (UNAM)
Gregorio Vidal (UAM)
Following the Money: An Empirical Analysis of the Fed's Bailout
Nicola Matthews (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
James Felkerson (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Bosnia's Microfinance Meltdown
Milford Bateman (University of Juraj Dobrila Pula)
Dean Sinkovic (University of Juraj Dobrila Pula)
Marinko Skare (University of Juraj Dobrila Pula)
Discussants:
Marshall Auerback (Roosevelt Institute)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Vevey 1
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Environmental Regulation (Q5)
Presiding: Tom Lyon (University of Michigan)
The Accuracy of Self‐Reported Pollution Data: Evidence from the Clean Water Act
Jay Shimshack (Tulane University)
The Influence of Financial Status on the Effectiveness of Environmental Enforcement
Dietrich Earnhart (University of Kansas)
Kathleen Segerson (University of Connecticut)
Hitting where it hurts? Stock market reaction to USEPA press releases
Elizabeth Newcomb Sinha (University of Maryland)
Lucija Muehlenbachs (Resources for the Future)
Nitish Ranjan Sinha (University of Illinois Chicago)
A Hedonic Analysis of Water Quality in the Adirondack Park
Martin Heintzelman (Clarkson University)
Carrie Tuttle (Clarkson University)
Discussants:
Sheila Olmstead (Resources for the Future)
Anna Alberini (University of Maryland)
Tom Lyon (University of Michigan)
Kevin Boyle (Virginia Tech)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Dusable
Econometric Society
Econometrics of High Frequency Financial Data (C5)
Presiding: -- TBD ()
Realized Laplace Transforms for Estimation of Jump Diffusive Volatility Models
Viktor Todorov (Northwestern University)
Fact or friction: Jumps at Ultra High Frequency
Kim Christensen (CREATES, University of Aarhus)
The Estimation of Leverage e?ect with High Frequency Data
Dan Christina Wang (University of Chicago)
Per Aslak Mykland (University of Chicago)
Identifying the Successive Blumental-Getoor Indices of a Discretely Observed Process
Yacine Ait-Sahalia (Princeton University)
Jean M Jacod (Universite P. et M. Curie (Paris-6))
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Addams
Econometric Society
Inference in Non-Standard Problems (C1)
Presiding: Matias Cattaneo (University of Michigan)
Generalized Jackknife Estimators of Weighted Average Derivatives
Matias Damian Cattaneo (University of Michigan)
Richard Kingsley Crump (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Michael Jansson (University of California-Berkeley)
Contributions to the Theory of Similar Tests
Humberto Moreira (EPGE Getulio Vargas Foundation)
Marcelo J. Moreira (Columbia University)
Semiparametric Estimation with Generated Covariates
Enno Mammen (University of Mannheim)
Christoph Sebastian Rothe (Toulouse School of Economics)
Melanie Schienle (Humboldt University)
Out-of-Sample Comparisons of Overfit Models
Gray Calhoun (Iowa State University)
Discussants:
Christoph Sebastian Rothe (Toulouse School of Economics)
Gray Calhoun (Iowa State University)
Matias Damian Cattaneo (University of Michigan)
Humberto Moreira (EPGE Getulio Vargas Foundation)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 260
Econometric Society
Innovation and Economic Growth (O4)
Presiding: -- TBD ()
Back to Basics: Private and Public Investment in Basic R&D and Macroeconomic Growth
Ufuk Akcigit (University of Pennsylvania)
Douglas Hanley (University of Pennsylvania)
Nicolas Serrano-Velarde (Oxford University)
Identifying Technology Spillovers and Product Market Rivalry
John Michael Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
Skill Composition, Outsourcing, and the Direction of Innovation
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Pol Antras (Harvard University)
Diego Comin (Harvard Business School)
Knowledge Linkages and Multi-Sector Firm Innovations
April Jie Cai (University of New South Wales)
Nan Li (Ohio State University)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency D
Econometric Society
Invited Lectures: Behavioral Economics (D0)
Presiding: Jonathan Levin (Stanford University)
Invited Lectures: Behavioral Economics
B. Douglas Bernheim (Stanford University)
Invited Lectures: Behavioral Economics
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Discussants:
Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Field
Econometric Society
Sovereign Bond Risk (F3)
Presiding: Sergio Rebelo (Northwestern University)
Default and the Maturity Structure in Sovereign Bonds
Cristina Arellano (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Ananth Ramanarayanan (Research Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Systemic Sovereign Credit Risk: Lessons from the U.S. and Europe
Andrew Ang (Columbia University)
Francis A Longstaff (University of California-Los Angeles)
Sovereign Default Risk and Bank Fragility in Financially Integrated Economies
Patrick Bolton (Columbia University)
Olivier Jeanne (John Hopkins University)
Common Factors and Commonality in Sovereign CDS Spreads: A consumption-based explanation
Patrick Augustin (Stockholm School of Economics)
Romeo Tedongap (Stockholm School of Economics)
Discussants:
Mark Aguiar (University of Rochester)
Adrien Verdelhan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Philipp Schnabl (New York University)
Anna Cieslak (Northwestern University)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Wrigley
Health Economics Research Organization
Contributed Papers in the Economics of Specialist Care, Agents and Brokers in Health Insurance, and Quality in the Nursing Home Market (I1)
Presiding: J. Fitzmaurice (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
The Role of Agents and Brokers in the Market for Health Insurance
Pinar Karaca Mandic (University of Minnesota)
Roger Feldman (University of Minnesota)
Peter Graven (University of Minnesota)
Returns to Specialist Care: Evidence from Supply Shocks
Joseph Doyle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Quality Disclosure and Demand Rationing: Evidence from the Nursing Home Market
Daifeng He (College of William and Mary)
R. Tamara Konetzka (University of Chicago)
Discussants:
Philip Cooper (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
John A. Graves (Harvard University)
Al Dobson (Dobson DaVanzo & Associates)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 3
International Banking, Economics & Finance Association
Liquidity in Financial Markets (G2)
Presiding: Mahmood Zaidi (University of Minnesota)
Liquidity Effects on Asset Prices, Financial Stability and Economic Resilience
Juan Francisco Martinez (University of Oxford)
Dimitrios P. Tsomocos (University of Oxford)
The Basel III Net Stable Funding Ratio and Bank Liquidity Mismatches
Michael R. King (Bank for International Settlements)
Liquidity Hoarding and the Financial Crisis: An Empirical Evaluation
Jose Berrospide (Federal Reserve Board)
Transmission of Bank Liquidity Shocks in Loan and Deposit Markets: The Role of Interbank Borrowing and Market Monitoring
Gunseli Tumer-Alkan (VU University Amsterdam)
Franklin Allen (University of Pennsylvania)
Aneta Hryckiewicz (University of Frankfurt)
Oskar Kowalewski (Warsaw School of Economics)
Discussants:
Robert R. Bliss (Wake Forest University)
Alistair Milne (Loughborough University)
Pierre Siklos (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Lamont Black (Federal Reserve Board)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, McCormick
International Health Economics Association
Inefficiency in Health Care Markets (I1)
Presiding: James Burgess (Boston University)
Inefficiency and Health Insurance
Charles Phelps (University of Rochester)
Inefficiency and Spending Growth
Amitabh Chandra (Harvard University)
Jonathan Skinner (Dartmouth College)
Inefficiency and the Public and Private Sectors
Martin Gaynor (Carnegie Mellon University)
Discussants:
Mark Pauly (University of Pennsylvania)
Michael Chernew (Harvard University)
Stephen T. Parente (University of Minnesota)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Burnham
International Society for Inventory Research
Inventories and Business Cycles (E3)
Presiding: James Kahn (Yeshiva University)
The Response of Capital Goods Shipments to Demand over the Business Cycle: A Stylized Fact and Some Potential Explanations
Jeremy Nalewaik (Federal Reserve Board)
Eugenio Pinto (Federal Reserve Board)
Pervasive Lumpiness
Rudiger Bachmann (University of Michigan)
Lin Ma (University of Michigan)
When Do Inventories Destabilize the Economy? An Analytical Approach to (S,s) Policies
Pengfei Wang (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)
Yi Wen (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Zhiwei Xu (Tsinghua University)
Durable Goods Productin and Inventory Dynamics: An Application to the Automobile Industry
Adam Copeland (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
James Kahn (Yeshiva University)
Discussants:
Jon Willis (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Francois Gourio (Boston University)
Daniele Coen-Pirani (University of Pittsburgh)
Pierre-Daniel Sarte (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salons 7-9
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Job Quality: Trends and Challenges (J4)
Presiding: Ruth Milkman (City University of New York Graduate Center)
Career Ladders: Prospects and Challenges
Paul Osterman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
All Work and No Pay: Violations of Employment and Labor Laws in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City
Annette Bernhardt (National Employment Law Project)
Improving Job Quality in Health Care and Hospitality
Eileen Appelbaum (Center for Economic and Policy Research)
Mary Gatta (Wider Opportunities for Women)
Discussants:
Ruth Milkman (City University of New York Graduate Center)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Crystal Room
Labor & Employment Relations Association
LERA Poster Session (J5) (Poster Session)
Presiding: Robert Hoell (Georgia Southern University)
Does Meeting Employees' Preference of Hours Pay off: An Empirical Study of Canadian Workers
Jing Wang (Saint Mary's University)
Byron Lee (University of Toronto)
Understanding the Differences in Longevity Expectancy between Older American Entreprensurs and Their Peers
Huan Ni (Kennesaw State University)
Govind Hariharan (Kennesaw State University)
Xiao Huang (Kennesaw State University)
Following the Work: Case Studies of Public Sector Unions Organizing in the Private Sector
Edward Hertenstein (University of Illinois)
Helena Worthen (University of Illinois)
Michelle Kaminski (Michigan State University)
High School Employment and the Development of Occupation-Specific Human Capital
Russell Ormiston (Allegheny College)
Does Unions' Voice Matter in Chinese Workplace? Evidence from 1268 firms in China
Chunyun Li (Rutgers University)
Certification Elections in Hospital and Non-Hospital Healthcare Industry Segments
Edwin Arnold (Auburn Montgomery)
Factors Related to Employment Spells
Timothy Keaveny (Marquette University)
Peter Toumanoff (Marquette University)
Spillover of Domestic Violence into the Workplace: Where We Stand
Helen LaVan (DePaul University)
Yvette Lopez (DePaul University)
Marsha Katz (Governors State University)
From Breach to Violation: An Examination of the Moderating Role of Union Instrumentality upon Perceptions of Psychological Contract Breach and Violations
Kristian F. Braekkan (Gustavus Adolphus College)
Rebecca Krocak (Gustavus Adolphus College)
Antecedents of Union Loyalty and Membership: The Impact of Pro-Union Attitudes, Union Instrumentality, and Procedural Justice
Burcu Bolukbasi (University of Illinois)
Erik Young (University of Illinois)
Who Stays and Who Leaves: CEO Change and Non-CEO Top Executive Turnover
Ji-Young Ahn (Ewha Womans University)
Jihye Hong (Ewha Womans University)
High Involvement Work Practices From Employees' Perspectives: The Relationship Among Individual Practices and Performance Effect on High Involvement Work Practice Indices
Yoshio Yanadori (University of British Columbia)
Danielle van Jaarsveld (University of British Columbia)
Card-Check Laws and Public Sector Union Membership
Timothy D. Chandler (Louisiana State University)
Rafael Gely (University of Missouri)
Labour Rights and Export Performance
Francesco L. Galassi (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
Developing A Canadian Economic Dashboard: A US-Canadian Comparison
Reuben Domike (University of Prince Edward Island)
Wendy R. Carroll (University of Prince Edward Island)
Scott Wilson (University of Prince Edward Island)
Blocking Unions and Breaking Strikes: Employers' Use of Temps during Labor Disputes
Erin Hatton (SUNY-Buffalo)
Analysis of Labor Arbitration Decisions Regarding Workplace Safety & Health: 1979-2010
Carrie G. Donald (University of Louisville)
John D. Ralston (University of Louisville)
Sarin Adhikari (University of Louisville)
America Needs a New Set of Labor Laws
Leonard C. Scott (Consultant)
Solidarity for Never: Does the Sherman Antitrust Act Subvert Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports?
Michael Leroy (University of Illinois)
Unions, Innovation, and Technology Adoption: New Insights from the Cross-Country Evidence
Patrice Laroche (Universite Nancy 2)
Chris Doucouliagos (Deakin University)
New Technologies Demand New Sociotechnical Work Design and Capabilities
Betty Barrett (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Beyond Commitment Conflict: An Investigation of the Relationships between Union, Career and Organizational Commitments
Franck Bietry (Universite de Caen)
Patrice Laroche (Universite Nancy 2)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 12
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Skills, Work, and Technology: The Increased Supply of Global Graduates and its Implications (J1)
Presiding: Charles J. Whalen (Congressional Budget Office)
India's Talent-led Growth Model
David Finegold (Rutgers University)
China's Ten-Fold Increase in Graduates: Will Labor Demand Absorb Them?
Mingwei Liu (Rutgers University)
Changes in the UK Graduate Labor Market
Johnny Sung (Institute for Adult Learning, Singapore)
Global Talent Arbitrage and Its Implications for the US
Hal Salzman (Rutgers University)
Discussants:
Richard B. Freeman (Harvard University)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Swissotel, Montreux 2
National Association of Forensic Economics
Forensic Economics II (K1)
Presiding: Marc Weinstein (Team Economics, LLC)
Years of Worklife Capacity under the Traditional Markov Model
Kurt V. Krueger (John Ward Economics)
Frank Slesnick (Bellarmine University)
A Scientific Approach to Mitigation of Economic Damages in Discrimination and Wrongful Discharge Cases
Malcolm S. Cohen (University of Michigan)
Household Services Production in Mexico
Dwight Steward (EmployStats)
Stephanie R. Green (EmployStats)
Discussants:
David I. Rosenbaum (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
David D. Jones (Economic Consulting Services, LLC)
Rick Gaskins (Gaskins Associates, PC)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Grand Park Parlor
National Economic Association/African Finance & Economics Association
Macro Issues on African Development (O1)
Presiding: Gregory Price (Morehouse College)
Higher Education, Private Sector Development and Economic Development in Africa
Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong (University of South Florida)
Sustaining Growth of African Economies: Ethnicity, Policy Syndromes and Governance
Augustin Fosu (UN University-WIDER and University of Ghana-Legon)
The Implications of Capital Flight for Growth and Economic Development in Africa
Leonce Ndikumana (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
James Boyce (University of Massachusetts)
Effect of HIV/AIDS on FDI: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
Elizabeth Asiedu (University of Kansas and African Economic Research Consortium, Kenya)
Yi Jin (Monash University)
Isaac Kanyama (University of Kansas)
The Role of Fiscal Policy in Tackling the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Southern Africa
John Anyanwu (African Development Bank)
Zuzana Brixiova (African Development Bank and UNDP, Swaziland)
Daniel Zerfu (African Development Bank)
Gassesse Siliadin (Ecole Polytechnic de Tunisie, Tunisia)
Ejikeme Okonkwo (University College London, University of London, UK)
Discussants:
Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Juliet Elu (Morehouse College)
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz (University of North Florida)
John Karikari (Government Accountability Office)
Isaac Kanyama (University of Kansas)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Society for Economic Dynamics
The Zero Lower Bound (E5)
Presiding: Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard)
Unconventional Fiscal Policy at the Zero Bound
Isabel Correia (Central Bank of Portugal)
Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard University)
Juan-Pablo Nicolini (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Pedro Teles (Central Bank of Portugal)
Debt, Deleveraging, and the Liquidity Trap
Gauti Eggertsson (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Paul Krugman (Princeton University)
Does the Zero Lower Bound Cause High Unemployment? A Harder Question than You Think
Robert Hall (Stanford University)
Crises, Precautionary Savings, and the Liquidity Trap
Veronica Guerrieri (University of Chicago)
Guido Lorenzoni (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 272
Society of Government Economists
Food Stamps: Participation and Food Insecurity (I3)
Presiding: Timothy Smeeding (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
The Role of Information in SNAP Caseloads
Stacy Dickert-Conlin (Michigan State University)
Katie Fitzpatrick (USDA, Economic Research Service)
Laura Tiehen (USDA, Economic Research Service)
Trends in Income Volatility and Food Insufficiency Among U.S. Households: The Effects of Imputed Income in the Survey of Income and Program Participation
Thomas DeLeire (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Molly Dahl (Congressional Budget Office)
Shannon Mok (Congressional Budget Office)
Downloading Benefits: The Impact of Online Food Stamp Applications on Participation
Jonathan A. Schwabish (Congressional Budget Office)
Partially Identifying the Impact of Food Stamps on Food Insecurity Among Children: Addressing Endogeneity and Misreporting Using the SIPP
John Pepper (University of Virginia)
Brent Kreider (Iowa State University)
Craig Gundersen (University of Illinois)
Discussants:
Hilary Hoynes (University of California-Davis)
Scott Cody (Mathematica Policy Research)
Jan 07, 2012 8:00 am, Palmer House Hilton, Indiana Room
Union for Radical Political Economists
Exploitation and Class, Thirty Years after "A General Theory" (D3)
Presiding: Frank Thompson (University of Michigan)
Class, Exploitation and the Shmoo
Erik Olin Wright (University of Winsconsin-Madison)
The Facets of Exploitation
Marc Fleurbaey (Princeton University)
Exploitation as the Unequal Exchange of Labour: An Axiomatic Approach
Naoki Yoshihara (Hitotsubashi University)
Roberto Veneziani (Queen Mary University of London)
Discussants:
John Roemer (Yale University)
Gil Skillman (Wesleyan University)
Roberto Veneziani (Queen Mary University of London)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Horner
African Finance & Economics Association
African Economic Development I (O1)
Presiding: Diery Seck (Center for Research on Political Economy, Senegal)
Do African Monetary Arrangements Make Sense? Evidence Based on Business Cycle Symmetry
Francis Kemegue (University of Pretoria and Framingham State University)
Patrick Kanda (University of Pretoria)
Non Tariff Barriers (NTB) to Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa
Robert Kirk (USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub)
Kathleen Montgomery (USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub)
A Cost-Benefit Framework for Evaluating Conditional Cash Transfer Programs with an Application to Cash Transfers for OVCs in Kenya
Robert Brent (Fordham University)
Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard in Health Insurance: The Case of Ghana
Samuel Amponsah (Tokyo International University)
East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa: Growth Comparison
Maharouf Oyolola (University of Vermont)
Financial Development and Economic Growth: Empirical Study of Ghana
Edward Ghartey (University of the West Indies)
Discussants:
Akpan Ekpo (West African Institute for Financial & Economic Management)
Jane KARONGA (Economic Commission for Africa)
John Anyanwu (African Development Bank)
Oladele Omosegbon (Indiana Wesleyan University)
Augustin Fosu (UN University-WIDER and University of Ghana-Legon)
Désiré Vencatachellum (African Development Bank)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Montreux 3
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Why Peers Matter: Social Networks in Status, Learning and Influence (J2)
Presiding: Alex Winter-Nelson (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Standing Together: Social Networks, Female Empowerment, and Child Welfare in India
Eeshani Kandpal (World Bank)
Kathy Baylis (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
The Pursuit of Happiness: A Model of Peers, Status, and Labor Supply
Muhammad Faress Bhuiyan (Carleton College)
As Good as the Networks They Keep?: Expanding Farmer's Social Networks via Randomized Information Exchange in Rural Uganda
Kathryn Vasilaky (University of Maryland)
Discussants:
Laura Schechter (Michigan State University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Crystal A
American Economic Association
Attention and Choice (D8)
Presiding: David Laibson (Harvard University)
Inattentive Choice
Michael Woodford (Columbia University)
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Sparsity-Based Modeling of Bounded Rationality: A Simple Formulation for Empirical Work
Xavier Gabaix (New York University)
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Salience in Experimental Tests of the Endowment Effect
Pedro Bordalo (Harvard University)
Nicola Gennaioli (CREI)
Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Daniel Kahneman (Princeton University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus G
American Economic Association
Bank Risk (G2)
Presiding: Karlyn Mitchell (North Carolina State University)
Success-Driven Skill-Inferences and Financial Crises
Anjan V. Thakor (Washington University in St. Louis)
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The Role of Interbank Relationships and Liquidity Needs
Ben Craig (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Falko Fecht (European Business School)
Gunseli Tumer Alkan (VU University Amsterdam)
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Information Acquisition in Rumor-Based Bank Runs
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)
Asaf Manela (University of Chicago)
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(Inter-state) Banking and (Inter-state) Trade: Does Real Integration Follow Financial Integration?
Tomasz Michalski (HEC Paris)
Evren Ors (HEC Paris)
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Syndication, Interconnectedness, and Systemic Risk
Jian Cai (Washington University in St. Louis)
Anthony Saunders (New York University)
Sascha Steffen (ESMT European School of Management and Technology)
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Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus CD
American Economic Association
Coping with Economic and Environmental Shocks: Institutions and Outcomes (N6)
Presiding: Robert Fogel (University of Chicago and NBER)
Migration and Natural Disasters: Evidence from the 1920s
Leah Boustan (University of California-Los Angeles)
Matthew Kahn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Paul W. Rhode (University of Arizona)
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Nature versus Nurture: The Environment's Persistent Influence through the Modernization of American Agriculture
Richard Hornbeck (Harvard University)
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Adaptation to Climate Change in pre-industrial Iceland
Matthew Turner (University of Toronto)
Jeffrey Rosenthal (University of Toronto)
Jian Chen (University of Toronto)
Chunyan Hao (University of Toronto)
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Discussants:
Joseph Ferrie (Northwestern University)
Robert Topel (University of Chicago)
David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency B
American Economic Association
Currency Unions and Macroeconomic Policies (F4)
Presiding: Kenneth West (University of Wisconsin)
Real Exchange Rate Adjustment In and Out of the Eurozone
Charles Engel (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia)
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Fiscal Consolidation in an Open Economy
Jesper Linde (Federal Reserve Board)
Christopher Erceg (Federal Reserve Board)
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Optimal Capital Controls in a Currency-Peg Economy
Martin Uribe (Columbia University)
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe (Columbia University)
Discussants:
Brent Neiman (University of Chicago)
Jordi Gali (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Andrew Rose (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom B
American Economic Association
Empirical Evidence on Exchange Rates (F3)
Presiding: Marcel Fratzscher (European Central Bank)
Can Oil Prices Forecast Exchange Rates?
Barbara Rossi (Duke University)
Kenneth Rogoff (Harvard University)
Domenico Ferraro (Duke University)
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Conditional Exchange Rate Risk Premia
Martin Lettau (University of California-Berkeley)
Matteo Maggiori (University of California-Berkeley)
Michael Weber (University of California-Berkeley)
Can International Macroeconomic Models Explain Low-Frequency Movements of Real Exchange Rates?
Pau Rabanal (International Monetary Fund)
Juan F. Rubio-Ramirez (Duke University)
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The Contributions of Economic Fundamentals to Movements in Exchange Rates
Jun Ma (University of Alabama)
Nathan S. Balke (Southern Methodist University and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Mark E. Wohar (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
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Market News, Central Bank Priorities, and Exchange Rates
Linda S. Goldberg (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Christian Grisse (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Toronto
American Economic Association
Family Structure and Intra-household Bargaining: Causes and Consequences (Y9)
Presiding: Erica Field (Duke University)
Kinship and Financial Networks, Formal Financial Access and Risk Reduction
Cynthia Kinnan (Northwestern University)
Robert Townsend (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Female Labor Supply and Intra-Household Bargaining Power
Francisca Antman (University of Colorado-Boulder)
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Credit to Women Entrepreneurs: The Curse of the Trustworthier Sex
Isabelle Agier (Universite Paris I Sorbonne)
Ariane Szafarz (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)
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Property Rights and Intra-household Bargaining
Shing-Yi Wang (New York University)
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Discussants:
Santosh Anagol (University of Pennsylvania)
Elizabeth Brainard (Brandeis University)
Margaret McConnell (Harvard University)
Nancy Qian (Yale University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Acapulco
American Economic Association
Financial Frictions and the Business Cycle (E4)
Presiding: Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Asset markets with heterogenoeus information
Pablo Kurlat (Stanford University)
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Maturity Rationing
Konstantin Milbradt (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Martin Oehmke (Columbia University)
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Aggregate Implications of a Credit Crunch
Benjamin Moll (Princeton University)
Francisco Buera (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
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Which Financial Frictions? Parsing the Evidence from the Financial Crisis of 2007-9
Tobias Adrian (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Paolo Colla (Bocconi University)
Hyun Song Shin (Princeton University)
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Discussants:
Peter Kondor (Central European University)
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)
Guido Lorenzoni (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Simon Gilchrist (Boston University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus KL
American Economic Association
Health Insurance and Health Care Practice (I1)
Presiding: Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
The Oregon Medicaid Experiment: Evidence from the first year
Amy N Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Sarah Taubman (NBER)
Jonathan Gruber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Joseph Newhouse (Harvard University)
Kate Baicker (Harvard University)
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Bankruptcy as Implicit Health Insurance
Neale Mahoney (Stanford University)
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Distinguishing Overuse, Underuse, and Expertise in Health Care
Amitabh Chandra (Harvard University)
Douglas Staiger (Dartmouth College)
Discussants:
Mark Duggan (University of Maryland)
Tal Gross (Columbia University)
Matthew Notowidigdo (University of Chicago)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency D
American Economic Association
Innovation and Growth (O4)
Presiding: Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth
Chang-Tai Hsieh (University of Chicago)
Erik Hurst (University of Chicago)
Charles I. Jones (Stanford University)
Peter J. Klenow (Stanford University)
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Cyclical Macro Policy and Industry Growth
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard University)
Enisse Kharroubi (Bank for International Settlements)
Innovation, Reallocation and Growth
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Ufuk Akcigit (University of Pennsylvania)
Nick Bloom (Stanford University)
William Kerr (Harvard University)
The Slow Growth of New Plants: Learning about Demand?
Lucia Foster (Bureau of the Census)
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
Chad Syverson (University of Chicago)
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Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Water Tower
American Economic Association
Measurement Issues in Finance and Productivity (G2)
Presiding: Randall Kroszner (University of Chicago and NBER)
Discovering the Universe: Measuring the Role of Finance Companies in the U.S. Economy
Lisa Chen (Federal Reserve Board)
Kathleen W. Johnson (Federal Reserve Board)
Arthur Kennickell (Federal Reserve Board)
The Measurement of Banking Services in the System of National Accounts
W. Erwin Diewert (University of British Columbia and University of New South Wales)
Dennis Fixler (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Kimberly Zieschang (International Monetary Fund)
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Measuring Non-Production and Supervisory Hours for Productivity Measurement
Lucy Eldridge (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Sabrina Pabilonia (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jay Stewart (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Measuring State-Level Productivity in the Private Business Sector
Susan Fleck (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Discussants:
Peter Rousseau (Vanderbilt University)
Robert Inklaar (University of Groningen)
Jason Faberman (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
John Fernald (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom CD North
American Economic Association
Measuring Systemic Risk (G1)
Presiding: Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago)
An Agent Based Model of the Household Sector
John Geanakoplos (Yale University)
Doyne Farmer (Santa Fe Institute)
New Issues in Systemic Risk Rankings
Robert Engle (New York University)
Viral Acharya (New York Univrsity)
Matthew Richardson (New York University)
Privacy-Preserving Methods for Sharing Financial Risk Exposures
Emmanuel A. Abbe ()
Amir E. Khandani ()
Andrew Lo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
Bryan Kelly (University of Chicago)
Paul Kupiec (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
Stefano Giglio (Harvard University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus EF
American Economic Association
Merger Analysis and Policy (L4)
Presiding: Allan Collard-Wexler (New York University)
The First-Order Approach to Merger Analysis
Sonia Jaffe (Harvard University)
Eric Glen Weyl (University of Chicago)
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Merger Policy in a Dynamic Industry Model
Volker Nocke (University of Mannheim)
Mark Satterthwaite (Northwestern University)
Michael D. Whinston (Northwestern University)
Practical Merger Analysis
Joseph Farrell (University of California-Berkeley)
PRICE COMPETITION AND CONCENTRATION IN SEARCH AND NEGOTIATION MARKETS: EVIDENCE FROM MORTGAGE LENDING
Jason Allen (Bank of Canada)
Robert Clark (HEC Montréal)
Jean-François Houde (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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Discussants:
Timothy F. Bresnahan (Stanford University)
Ariel Pakes (Harvard University)
Matthew Gentzkow (University of Chicago)
Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Columbus IJ
American Economic Association
Mortgage Markets and Policy Response (G3)
Presiding: John Campbell (Harvard University)
Going for Broke: New Century Financial Corporation, 2004-2006
Augustin Landier (Toulouse School of Economics)
David Sraer (Princeton University)
David Thesmar (HEC & CEPR)
Lemons and CDOs: Why Did So Many Lenders Issue Poorly Performing CDOs?
Christopher Mayer (Columbia Business School)
Oliver Faltin-Traeger (Black Rock)
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Can Owning a Home Hedge the Risk of Moving?
Todd Sinai (University of Pennsylvania)
Nicholas Souleles (University of Pennsylvania)
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Can Government Intervention Improve Market Outcome? Evidence from HAMP Modification Program
Sumit Agarwal (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Gene Amromin (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Zahi Ben-David (Ohio State University)
Souphala Chomsisengphet (OCC)
Amit Seru (University of Chicago)
Discussants:
Gadi Berlevy (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Victoria Ivashina (Harvard University)
Tom Davidoff (University of British Columbia)
Francesco Trebbi (University of British Columbia)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency A
American Economic Association
Panel Discussion: Using Blogs to Teach Undergraduate Economics (A2)
Presiding: Gail Hoyt (University of Kentucky)
Economics for Teachers
Jennifer Imazeki (San Diego State University)
Grasping Reality with a Sharp Beak: The Semi-Daily Journal of Economist J. Bradford Delong
J. Bradford DeLong (University of California-Berkeley)
Freakonomics
Steven Levitt (University of Chicago)
Marginal Revolution
Alex Tabarrok (George Mason University)
Economists Do It with Models
Jodi Beggs (Harvard University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom A
American Economic Association
Personality Theory, Decision Theory and Economics (D8)
Presiding: James Heckman (University of Chicago)
Personality, Psychology and Economics
James J. Heckman (University of Chicago)
Tim D. Kautz (University of Chicago)
An Economic Model of Virtue, Self Control and Addiction
Steven N. Durlauf (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
James J. Heckman (University of Chicago)
Toward the Integration of Personality Theory and Decision Theory in the Explanation of Economic and Health Behavior
Jon E. Anderson (University of Minnesota-Morris)
Stephen V. Burks (University of Minnesota-Morris)
Colin G. DeYoung (University of Minnesota)
Aldo R. Rustichini (University of Minnesota)
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Who Reacts the Most Strongly Following Economic Events? Personality/Environmental Interactions as Predictors of Change in Life Satisfaction Following Unemployment, Disability, and Income Gains
Christopher J. Boyce (University of Manchester)
Alex M. Wood (University of Manchester)
The Heritability of Personality and Gene-Environment Interactions
Robert Krueger (University of Minnesota)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Gold Coast
American Economic Association
Sovereign Wealth Funds: Threat or Salvation? (G2)
Presiding: Will Goetzmann (Yale University)
The Investment Strategies of Sovereign Wealth Funds
Shai Bernstein (Harvard Business School)
Josh Lerner (Harvard Business School)
Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Sovereign Wealth Fund Portfolios
Alexander Dyck (University of Toronto)
Adair Morse (University of Chicago)
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Sovereign Wealth Investing from a National Balance-Sheet Perspective
Bernard Lee (Singapore Management University)
Hefei Wang (University of Illinois-Chicago)
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Determinants of Sovereign Wealth Fund Investment in Private Equity
Sofia Johan (York University)
April Knill (Florida State University)
Nathan Mauck (Florida State University)
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Discussants:
Josh Rauh (Northwestern University)
Patrick Bolton (Columbia University)
Udaibir Saran Das (International Monetary Fund)
Re-Jin Guo (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Crystal B
American Economic Association
The United States and China in the World Economy (F4)
Presiding: Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)
Growing Human Capital Investment in China Compared to Falling Investment in the United States
Gary Becker (University of Chicago)
U.S. and China in the World Economy: The Balance of Payments and the Balance of Power
Robert Mundell (Columbia University)
China: Imposing Economic Threat or Unprecedented Growth Opportunity?
Lawrence Summers (Harvard University)
The United States and China in the World Economy
Robert Zoellick (World Bank)
Discussants:
Gary Becker (University of Chicago)
Robert Mundell (Columbia University)
Lawrence Summers (Harvard University)
Robert Zoellick (World Bank)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Regency C
American Economic Association
Unconventional Monetary Policies in Crisis Times: Which Impact and What Legacy? (E5)
Presiding: Philippe Moutot (European Central Bank)
What Happens If "Unconventional" Monetary Policies Become More Conventional?
Alan Blinder (Princeton University)
QE, CE, and Their Impacts
Takatoshi Ito (Tokyo University)
Where to Inject Liquidity? A General-Equilibrium Analysis of a Financial Crisis
Ricardo Reis (Columbia University)
An Unconventional Comparison of the Fed, the ECB and the Bank of Japan in Crisis Times
Francesco P Mongelli (European Central Bank and Goethe University Frankfurt)
Dieter Gerdesmeier (European Central Bank and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)
Barbara Roffia (European Central Bank)
Discussants:
James J McAndrews (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Dieter Gerdesmeier (European Central Bank and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)
Ricardo Reis (Columbia University)
Barbara Roffia (European Central Bank)
Francesco P. Mongelli (European Central Bank and Goethe University Frankfurt)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 3
American Economic Association
Unemployment and the Business Cycle: The Role of Firm Heterogeneity (E2)
Presiding: William Hawkins (University of Rochester)
Marginal Jobs, Heterogeneous Firms, and Unemployment Flows
Michael Elsby (University of Edinburgh)
Ryan Michaels (University of Rochester)
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Do Large-Firm Bargaining Models Amplify and Propagate Aggregate Productivity Shocks?
William Hawkins (University of Rochester)
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Efficient Firm Dynamics in a Frictional Labor Market
Leo Kaas (Universität Konstanz)
Philipp Kircher (London School of Economics)
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Uncertainty, Productivity and Unemployment during the Great Recession
Edouard Schaal (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
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Discussants:
Marcelo Veracierto (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Veronica Guerrieri (University of Chicago)
Richard Rogerson (Princeton University)
Guido Menzio (University of Pennsylvania)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich B
American Finance Association
Asset Pricing Theory I (G1)
Presiding: Leonid Kogan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
An Epidemiological Approach to Opinion and Price-Volume Dynamics
Dong Hong (Singapore Management University)
Harrison G. Hong (Princeton University)
Andrei Ungureanu (Princeton University)
Information Acquisition, Social Network and Asset Prices
Bing Han (University of Texas-Austin)
Liyan Yang (University of Toronto)
Skewness in Stock Returns: Reconciling the Evidence on Firm versus Aggregate Returns
Rui A. Albuquerque (Boston University)
Discussants:
Alp Simsek (Harvard University)
Dimitri Vayanos (London School of Economics & Political Science)
Johan Walden (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich E
American Finance Association
Equity Risk Premium (G1)
Presiding: Wayne Ferson (Boston College)
What is the Consumption-CAPM Missing? An Information-Theoretic Framework for the Analysis of Asset Pricing Models
Anisha Ghosh (Carnegie Mellon University)
Christian Julliard (London School of Economics & Political Science)
Alex P. Taylor (University of Manchester)
On the Timing and Pricing of Dividends
Jules H. van Binsbergen (Northwestern University)
Michael W. Brandt (Duke University)
Ralph S. J. Koijen (University of Chicago)
The Stock Market Price of Commodity Risk
Martijn Boons (Tilburg University)
Frans A. de Roon (Tilburg University)
Marta Szymanowska (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Discussants:
John Heaton (University of Chicago)
Paul Schultz (University of Notre Dame)
Timothy Simin (Pennsylvania State University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich C
American Finance Association
Executive Compensation 1 (G3)
Presiding: Robert Parrino (University of Texas-Austin)
Blockholders on Boards and CEO Compensation, Turnover and Firm Valuation
Anup Agrawal (University of Alabama)
Tareque Nasser (University of Alabama)
Relative Performance Evaluation in CEO Compensation: Evidence from the 2006 Disclosure Rules
David De Angelis (Cornell University)
Yaniv Grinstein (Cornell University)
Promoting the Quiet Life or Risk-Taking? CEO Severance Contracts and Managerial Decision-Making
Chris J. Muscarella (Pennsylvania State University)
Jing Zhao (North Carolina State University)
Discussants:
Mark Huson (University of Alberta)
Todd Milbourn (Washington University in Saint Louis)
David Yermack (New York University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich F
American Finance Association
Individual Investor Behavior (G1)
Presiding: Gideon Saar (Cornell University)
Beyond the Disposition Effect: Do Investors Really Like Realizing Gains More than Losses?
Itzhak Ben-David (Ohio State University)
David A. Hirshleifer (University of California-Irvine)
Political Climate, Optimism, and Investment Decisions
Yosef Bonaparte (University of Texas-Austin)
Alok Kumar (University of Miami)
Jeremy K. Page (University of Texas-Austin)
From Customers to Shareholders: The Effect of Product Market Choices on Investment Decisions
Matti Keloharju (Aalto University)
Samuli Knüpfer (London Business School)
Juhani T. Linnainmaa (University of Chicago)
Discussants:
Wei Xiong (Princeton University)
Tyler Shumway (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Lauren Cohen (Harvard Business School)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich G
American Finance Association
Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts 2 (G3)
Presiding: David Robinson (Duke University)
Economic Nationalism in Mergers and Acquisitions
Isil Erel (Ohio State University)
Serdar Dinc (Federal Reserve Banks)
Acquiring Innovation
Merih Sevilir (Indiana University-Bloomington)
Xuan Tian (Indiana University-Bloomington)
Corporate Innovations and Mergers and Acquisitions
Jan Bena (University of British Columbia)
Kai Li (University of British Columbia)
Shopping for Information? Diversification and the Network of Industries
Fernando Anjos (University of Texas-Austin)
Cesare Fracassi (University of Texas-Austin)
Discussants:
Randall Morck (University of Alberta)
Gordon Phillips (University of Maryland)
Amit Seru (University of Chicago)
Kenneth Ahern (University of Michigan)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich A
American Finance Association
Mutual Fund Performance 1 (G2)
Presiding: Russell Wermers (University of Maryland)
Investor Learning and Mutual Fund Flows
Jennifer C. Huang (University of Texas-Austin)
Kelsey D. Wei (University of Texas-Dallas)
Hong Yan (University of South Carolina)
Caught in the Act: How Hedge Funds Manipulate Their Equity Positions
Gjergji Cici (College of William and Mary)
Alexander Kempf (University of Cologne)
Alexander Puetz (University of Cologne)
Mutual Fund Families and Performance Evaluation
David P. Brown (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Youchang Wu (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Know When to Hold 'Em and Know When to Fold 'Em: The Success of Frequent Hedge Fund Activists
Nicole M. Boyson (Northeastern University)
Robert M. Mooradian (Northeastern University)
Discussants:
David Musto (University of Pennsylvania)
Nicolas P.B. Bollen (Vanderbilt University)
Lubos Pastor (University of Chicago)
K. J. Martin Cremers (Yale School of Management)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Vevey 3
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Capitalization of Local Amenities (R3)
Presiding: Leah Brooks (University of Toronto)
How Are Homeowners Associations Capitalized into Property Values?
Ron Cheung (Oberlin College)
Rachel Meltzer (The New School)
Ethnic Diversity and the Spatial Pattern of Neighborhood House Prices
Qiang Li (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
Historic Preservation and Residential Property Values: Evidence from Quantile Regression
Velma Zahirovic-Herbert (University of Georgia)
Swarn Chatterjee (University of Georgia)
Residential Energy Literacy and Capitalization
Nils Kok (Maastricht University)
John Quigley (University of California-Berkeley)
Dirk Brounen (Tilburg University)
Discussants:
Benoy Jacob (University of Colorado-Denver)
Kathy O'Regan (New York University)
Douglas Noonan (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Elliot Anenberg (Federal Reserve Board)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 1
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Labor and Housing Impacts of the Recent Crisis (R2)
Presiding: Edward Coulson (Pennsylvania State University)
Caught in the Housing Bubble: Immigrants' Housing Outcomes in Traditional Gateways and Newly Emerging Destinations
Gary Dean Painter (University of Southern California)
Zhou Yu (University of Utah)
Locked in the House: Do Underwater Mortgages Reduce Labor Market Mobility?
Colleen Donovan (Charles River Associates)
Calvin Schnure (National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts)
Mortgage Default Risk and Local Unemployment
Anthony Pennington-Cross (Marquette University)
Chao Yue Tian (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Roberto Quercia (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
On The Effects of the Foreclosure Crisis on Family's Living Arrangements
William H. Rogers (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
Anne E. Winkler (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
Discussants:
Herman Li (Pennsylvania State University)
Lynn Fisher (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Xun Bian (Pennsylvania State University)
Raven Molloy (Federal Reserve Board)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Wright
American Society of Hispanic Economists
Topics in Immigration, Employment, and Health (J3)
Presiding: Ronald Oaxaca (University of Arizona)
The Impact of Mandated Employment Verification Systems on Labor Market Outcomes: Does E-Verify Affect Hiring Practices?
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (San Diego State University)
Cynthia Bansak (St. Lawrence University)
Temporary Immigrant Worker Programs in the U.S.
Magnus Lofstrom (Public Policy Institute of California)
Joe Hayes (Public Policy Institute of California)
Selectivity and Immigrant Employment
Stephen Trejo (University of Texas-Austin)
Brian Duncan (University of Colorado-Denver)
The Health Paradox and the Selectivity of Mexican Migrants to the U.S.
Jose Martinez (University of North Texas)
Ernesto Aguayo (Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León)
Erick Rangel (Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León)
Discussants:
Marie Mora (University of Texas-Pan American)
Alberto Davila (University of Texas-Pan American)
David J Molina (University of North Texas)
Andres Vargas (Texas Tech University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Vevey 2
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
Institutions, Investment, and Innovation (P5)
Presiding: Jan Svejnar (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Does Foreign Entry Spur Innovation?
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California-Berkeley)
Jan Svejnar (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Katherine Terrell (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Do Institutions Matter for FDI Spillovers? The Implications of China's "Special Characteristics"
Luosha Du (University of California-Berkeley)
Ann Harrison (University of California-Berkeley)
Gary Jefferson (Brandeis University)
Dividing the Spoils: Party Nationalization, Credibility, and Foreign Direct Investment
Joel Simmons (University of Maryland)
Allen Hicken (University of Michigan)
Ken Kollman (University of Michigan)
Irfan Nooruddin (Ohio State University)
Does Corruption Discourage Investment in Human Capital?: Evidence from Post-Soviet Economies
Olesya Tkacheva (University of Rochester)
Discussants:
John P. Bonin (Wesleyan University)
Daniel Berkowitz (University of Pittsburgh)
Olesya Tkacheva (University of Rochester)
Klara Sabirianova Peter (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Montreux 1
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Veblenian Roots and Implications of the Great Crisis (B1)
Presiding: James Sturgeon (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Agency, Identity and the Great Crisis
Mary V. Wrenn (Weber State University)
Social Transformations in Post Industrial Societies: On the Highway to the First Great Financial Crisis of the 21st Century
Pascal Petit (CNRS and CEPN)
Deja Vu: It Happened Again
Randall Wray (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
The Veblenian Predator and Financial Crises: A View from 1923
John F. Henry (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Veblen’s Predator and the Great Crisis
John Hall (Halle Institute for Economic Research)
Iciar Dominguez Lacasa (Halle Institute for Economic Research)
Jutta Guenther (Halle Institute for Economic Research)
Discussants:
James I. Sturgeon (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Christoph von Freydorf (University of Erfurt)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, St. Gallen 3
Association for Social Economics
The Economics of Corporate Social Responsibility I: Communities, Countries, and Cultures (L2)
Presiding: Wilfred Dolfsma (University of Groningen)
Corporate Social Responsibility and National Competitive Advantage
Ioanna Boulouta (University of Cambridge)
Christos N. Pitelis (University of Cambridge)
A Stakeholder Framework Represents Corporate Social Performance as Social and Ethical Responsibilities: The Case of BP and Shell
Helen Guan (London Metropolitan University)
Carolyn Wang (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Welfare Implications of Preference Externalities: Implications for Estimating Wal-Mart's Effects
Rebecca Cleary (University of Wisconsin)
Corruption and Social Responsibility
Janet Spitz (College of St. Rose)
Discussants:
Wilfred A. Dolfsma (University of Groningen)
Darline Augustine (Baruch College, CUNY)
Emek Basker (University of Missouri)
Phillip A. O'Hara (Curtin University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 269
Association for the Study of Cuban Economy
The Cuban Economy (P2)
Presiding: Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Recession and Policy Transmission to Latin American Tourism: Does Expanded Travel to Cuba Offset Crisis Spillovers?
Andy Wolfe (International Monetary Fund)
Cuban Household Consumption: An Update
Luis Locay (University of Miami)
Cuba's Evolving Output Gap
Rafael Romeu (International Monetary Fund)
Discussants:
Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Oscar Mitnik (University of Miami)
Luis Locay (University of Miami)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Ogden
Association for the Study of Grants Economy/International Association for Feminist Economics
Not Markets Alone: Caregiving, Well Being, and Public Goods (J4)
Presiding: Agneta Stark (Dalarna University)
Focal Points, Gender Norms and Reciprocation in Public Goods Games
David Zetland (Wageningen University)
Marina Della Giusta (University of Reading)
Why Care? Social Norms, Relative Income and the Supply of Unpaid Care
Marina Della Giusta (University of Reading)
Nigar Hashimzade (University of Reading)
Sarah Jewell (University of Reading)
What Do We Learn about Unpaid Care Work from China's First-Time Use Survey?
Xiao Yuan Dong (University of Winnipeg)
Xin Li (National Bureau of Statistics of China)
Who Cares for Parents in Need? Evidence from China
Xinxin Chen (Gongshang University)
Yaohui Zhao (Peking University)
Discussants:
Laura Gee (University of California-San Diego)
Agneta Stark (Dalarna University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Vevey 1
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Current Issues in Climate Policy (Q5)
Presiding: Lawrence Goulder (Stanford University)
Comparing the Costs of Alternative Policies for Climate Finance
Ruud de Mooij (International Monetary Fund)
Ian Parry (International Monetary Fund)
Designing Efficient Markets for Carbon Offsets with Distributional Constraints
Antonio Bento (Cornell University)
Ravi Kanbur (Cornell University)
Benjamin Leard (Cornell University)
Optimal Global Dynamic Carbon Abatement
David Anthoff (University of California-Berkeley)
Why Don’t More Firms Buy Cheaper Carbon Offsets in the EU ETS?
Timothy Fitzgerald (Montana State University)
Jason Pearcy (Montana State University)
Nathan Braun (Montana State University)
Discussants:
Lawrence Goulder (Stanford University)
Juan-Pablo Montero (PUC-Chile)
Harrison Fell (Resources for the Future)
William Pizer (Duke University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Wrigley
Association of Financial Economists/American Economic Association
Banking and Systematic Risk (G2)
Presiding: Gregory Udell (Indiana University)
A New Theory of Banking Inefficiency
Kinda Hachem (University of Chicago)
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Loan Prospecting
Florian Heider (European Central Bank)
Roman Inderst (Goethe University (IMFS) and Imperial College)
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A Pyrrhic Victory? Bank Bailouts and Sovereign Credit Risk
Viral V. Acharya (New York University and NBER)
Itamar Drechsler (New York University)
Philipp Schnabl (New York University)
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On the Network Topology of Variance Decompositions: Measuring the Connectedness of Financial Firms
Francis X. Diebold (University of Pennsylvania)
Kamil Yilmaz (Koc University)
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Discussants:
David Ross (Columbia University)
Robert Marquez (Boston University)
Ernst-Ludvig von Thadden (Universitat Mannheim)
Blake LeBaron (Brandeis University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite BC
Association of Indian Economics & Financial Studies
Topics in Economic Development (O1)
Presiding: Sushanta Mallick (Queen Mary University of London)
Goods Allocation by Queuing and the Occurrence of Violence: A Probabilistic Analysis
Amitrajeet Batabyal (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Greg DeAngelo (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Bad Advice: Explaining Persistence of Whole Life Insurance
Santosh Anagol (University of Pennsylvania)
Shawn Cole (Harvard University)
Shayak Sarkar (Harvard University)
Do Natural Resource Revenues Hinder Financial Development? The Role of Political Institutions
Sambit Bhattacharyya (University of Oxford)
Roland Hodler (Study Centre Gerzensee, Switzerland)
How Does Targeting Emission Embedded in Consumption rather than Production alter Welfare Implications in Developed and Developing Economies?
Manmohan Agarwal (Center for International Governance Innovation)
Madanmohan Ghosh (Environment Canada)
Government Bias in Education, Schooling, Attainment and Growth
Parantap Basu (University of Durham)
Keshab Bhattarai (University of Hull)
Discussants:
Parag Waknis (University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth)
Amit Ghosh (Illinois Wesleyan University)
Kusum Mundra (Rutgers University)
Valaerie Cerra (International Monetary Fund)
Shailendra Gajanan (University of Pittsburgh)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Chinese Economic Association in North America/American Economic Association
Macroeconomics of Financial Markets (G1)
Presiding: Lee Ohanian (University of California-Los Angeles)
Credit Checks and Labor Market Outcomes
Tzu-Ying Daphne Chen (Florida State University)
Dean Corbae (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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Is the Volatility of the Market Price of Risk Due to Intermittent Portfolio Re-balancing?
YiLi Chien (Purdue University)
Harold Cole (University of Pennsylvania)
Hanno Lustig (University of California-Los Angeles)
Financial Markets and Unemployment
Tommoaso Monacelli (Bocconi University)
Vincenzo Quadrini (University of Southern California)
Antonella Trigari (Bocconi University)
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The Limited Contribution of Financial Crises to Depressions
Giang Ho (International Monetary Fund)
Ellen McGrattan (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Lee Ohanian (University of California-Los Angeles)
Discussants:
Been-Lon Chen (Academia Sinica)
Shu-Chun Susan Yang (International Monetary Fund)
Yi-Chan Tsai (University of Tokyo)
Tzu-Ying Daphne Chen (Florida State University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Dusable
Econometric Society
Business Cycles, Volatility and Uncertainty (E3)
Presiding: Steven J. Davis (University of Chicago)
Houses as ATMs? Mortgage Refinancing and Macroeconomic Uncertainty
Hui Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Michael Michaux (University of Southern California)
Nikolai Roussanov (University of Pennsylvania)
Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty
Scott Baker (Stanford University)
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
Steven J. Davis (University of Chicago)
The Cyclicality of Productivity Dispersion
Matthias Kehrig (Northwestern University)
Inflation Expectations and Readiness to Spend: Cross-Sectional Evidence
Ruediger Bachmann (University of Michigan)
Tim O. Berg (ifo)
Eric R. Sims (University of Notre Dame)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Field
Econometric Society
Intermediation and Transport Costs in International Trade (F1)
Presiding: Amit Kandelwal (Columbia Business School)
Quality Uncertainty and Intermediation in International Trade
Kunal Dasgupta (University of Toronto)
Jordi Mondria (University of Toronto)
Carry-Along Trade
Andrew B. Bernard (Dartmouth College)
Ilke Van Beveren (Lessius College-KULeuven)
Hylke Vandenbussche (Universite Catholique de Louvain and National Bank of Belgium)
The Tip of the Iceberg: A Quantitative Framework for Estimating Trade Costs
Andreas Moxnes (Dartmouth College)
Alfonso Irarrazabal (University of Oslo)
Luca David Opromolla (Banco de Portugal and UECE)
Estimating Productivity with Multi-product Firms, Pricing Hheterogeneity and the Role of International Trade
Valerie Smeets (Aarhus School of Business)
Frederic Warzynski (Aarhus School of Business)
Discussants:
Robert Christopher Johnson (Dartmouth College)
Stefania Garetto (Boston University)
Marc-Andreas Muendler (University of California-San Diego)
Amit Khandelwal (Columbia Business School)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite FG
Econometric Society
Journal of Business and Economic Statistics Invited Address (C1)
Presiding: Keisuke Hirano (University of Arizona)
Identification of Peer Effects with Network Data
Guido Imbens (Harvard University)
Discussants:
Yann Bramoulle (Laval University)
Bryan Graham (University of California-Berkeley)
Matthew Jackson (Stanford University)
Charles Manski (Northwestern University)
Bruce Sacerdote (Dartmouth College)
Elie Tamer (Northwestern University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Addams
Econometric Society
Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Frictions (E3)
Presiding: -- TBD ()
A World Macro Saving Fact and an Explanation
Ray C. Fair (Yale University)
On the Individual Optimality of Economic Integration
Rui L. Castro (University of Montreal)
Selection and Monetary Non-Neutrality in Time-Dependent Pricing Models
Carlos Viana de Carvalho (PUC-Rio)
Felipe Schwartzman (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Bubbles and Credit Constraints
Jianjun Miao (Boston University)
Pengfei Wang (Hong Kong University of Science and Tech)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, McCormick
Econometric Society
Productivity of Firms and Workers in Developing Countries (O1)
Presiding: -- TBD ()
Development Uncorked: Reputation Acquisition in the New Markets for Chilean Wines in the UK
Rocco Macchiavello (Warwick University)
Ownership Structure and Economic Outcomes: The Case of Sugarcane Mills in India
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Sandip Sukhtankar (Dartmouth College)
Can IT Improve Work-Life Balance? A Randomized Experiment on Chinese Workers
Nick Bloom (Stanford University)
James Liang (Stanford University)
John D. Roberts (Stanford University)
Jenny Ying (Stanford University)
Structural vs. Experimental Estimates of the Return to Capital in Microenterprises
Daniel Eben Keniston (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Discussants:
Marianne Bertrand (University of Chicago)
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berleley)
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale University)
Aviv Nevo (Northwestern University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Buckingham
Health Economics Research Organization
Innovations in Provider Payment and Organization (I1)
Presiding: Michael Chernew (Harvard University)
Effect of the Alternative Quality Contract on Health Care Spending and Quality
Zirui Song (Harvard University and NBER)
Dana Gelb Safran (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts)
Bruce E. Landon (Harvard University)
Yulei He (Harvard University)
Randall P. Ellis (Boston University)
Robert E. Mechanic (Brandeis University)
Matthew P. Day (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts)
Michael E. Chernew (Harvard University)
Bending the Cost Curve? Results from a Medical Home Pilot Using Risk-Based Comprehensive Payment
Sonal Vats (Boston University)
Randall P. Ellis (Boston University)
Arlene S. Ash (University of Massachusetts)
Impact of Primary Care Reforms on Use of Inpatient and Emergency Department Services
Meredith Rosenthal (Harvard University)
Eric Schneider (Harvard University and RAND)
Sara Singer (Harvard University)
Mark Friedberg (RAND)
Zhonghe Li (Harvard University)
Discussants:
Darius Lakdawalla (University of Southern California)
Jonathan Kolstad (University of Pennyslvania)
Robert Town (University of Minnesota)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 260
History of Economics Society/Economic Science Association
Reflecting on Twenty-Five Years of the Economic Science Association (B2)
Presiding: Harro Maas (University of Utrecht)
Historical Perspective on ESA's First Quarter Century
Andrej Svorencik (University of Utrecht)
The Prologue to ESA from Today's Perspective
John Kagel (Ohio State University)
Structural Changes to ESA in 1995-1997: The Journal and International Meetings
Thomas Palfrey (California Institute of Technology)
Making ESA International
Martin Weber (University of Mannheim)
Discussants:
Vernon Smith (Chapman University)
Steven Medema (University of Colorado-Denver)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Zurich D
International Banking, Economics & Finance Association/American Economic Association
Federal Government Tax Reform: The Andrew Brimmer Policy Forum (H6)
Presiding: Andrew Brimmer (Brimmer & Company and University of Massachusetts-Amherst )
Tax Reform Proposals of the Obama Administration
Austan D. Goolsbee (University of Chicago)
The Domenici-Rivlin Tax Reform Proposal
Alice Rivlin (Brookings Institution)
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Alternative Tax Reform Proposals
Martin Feldstein (Harvard University)
Promising Approaches to Tax Reform
James M. Poterba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and National Bureau of Economic Research )
The Macroeconomic Effects of Tax Reform
Andrew F. Brimmer (Brimmer & Company and University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Allen Sinai (Decision Economics, Inc.)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Burnham
International Economic & Finance Society
Financial Integration and Global Rebalancing (F3)
Presiding: Menzie Chinn (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
The Effect of Capital Controls on Portfolios and Global Rebalancing
Kristin Forbes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
International Capital Allocation, Sovereign Borrowing and Growth
Laura Alfaro (Harvard University)
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (University of Houston)
Vasym Volosovych (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Current Account Imbalances Coming Back
Joseph Gagnon (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
The Persistence and Determinants of Current Account Balances: The Implications for Global Rebalancing
Hiro Ito (Portland State University)
Discussants:
Helen Popper (Santa Clara University)
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti (International Monetary Fund)
Steven Kamin (Federal Reserve Board)
Atish Ghosh (International Monetary Fund)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 5
Korea-America Economic Association
New Developments in Econometrics (C1)
Presiding: Bong-Soo Lee (Florida State University)
Testing Functional Inequalities
Sokbae Lee (Seoul National University)
Kyungchul Song (University of British Columbia)
Yoon-Jae Whang (Seoul National University)
Identification of Panel Data Models with Endogeneous Censoring
Shakeeb Khan (Duke University)
Maria Ponomareva (University of Western Ontario)
Elie Tamer (Northwestern University)
Identification and Estimation of a Nonparametric Transformation Model
Hidehiko Ichimura (University of Tokyo)
Sokbae Lee (Seoul National University)
Nonstationarity in Time Series of State Densities
Yoosoon Chang (Indiana University)
Changsik Kim (Sungkyunkwan University)
Joon Y Park (Indiana University and Sungkyunkwan University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 12
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Employment Relations and Alternative Organizing Strategies for Workers in High-Tech Occupations (J1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Daniel Marschall (George Washington University)
Chris Benner (University of California-Davis) Craft Guilds and Social Networking to Organize High-Tech Workers
Danielle van Jaarsveld (University of British Columbia) WashTech and Mutual Aid Logic in Organizing High-Tech Workers
Johanna Weststar (Saint Mary's University) Occupational Community: Opportunity or Threat to Collective Action among Video Game Developers?
Chip McCormick (CommerceHub) Alternative Organizational Forms of Open Source Software Developers
Paul Almeida (AFL-CIO)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salons 7-9
Labor & Employment Relations Association
The Great Debate about the Public Sector (J1)
Presiding: David Lewin, University of California-Los Angeles, and Harry Katz (Cornell University)
Teacher Pay and Health Benefits: Evidence from Wisconsin and Illinois
Craig Olson (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Public-Private Sector Compensation Comparisons and Differentials: National and State Level Evidence
Jeffrey H. Keefe (Rutgers University)
How Policymakers and State Pension Funds Can Help Prevent the Coming Retirement Income Crisis
Lauren Schmitz (New School for Social Research)
Labor-Management Innovation in the Public Sector
Saul Rubinstein (Rutgers University)
Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Transformational Strategy for Public Sector Labor, Management and Policy Makers
Thomas A. Kochan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Discussants:
Bonnie Castrey (Mediator/Arbitrator)
Lisa M. Lynch (Brandeis University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 2
Labor & Employment Relations Association
The Historical Development of HRM Across Nations: Patterns and Implications (Symposium) (J8)
Presiding: James Hayton (University of Newcastle (UK))
The Development of the HRM Function - France
Jacques Rojot (University of Paris)
The Development of the HRM Function - Israel
Ithak Harpaz (University of Haifa)
The Development of the HRM Function - Sweden
Lena Gonas (Karlstad University)
Patrik Larsson (Karlstad University)
The Development of the HRM Function - Turkey
Lale Tuzuner (University of Istanbul)
The Development of the HRM Function - USA
John T. Delaney (University of Pittsburgh)
Overview of 17 Countries: Lessons Learned Regarding the Roots of HRM
Bruce E. Kaufman (Georgia State University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite E
Middle East Economic Association
Middle East Economies: Applied Microeconomics Topics (D2)
Presiding: Jeffery Nugent (University of Southern California)
Technical Efficiency Measures and its Determinants for Textile Firms in Egypt
Kenichi Kashiwagi (University of Tsukuba)
Erina Iwasaki (Kyoritsu Women's University)
Hiroshi Kato (Hitotsubashi University)
The Impact of Climate Change on Coastal Tourism in MENA Countries
Nathalie Hilmi (IAEA Environment Laboratories)
Alain Safa (University of Nice-Sophia-Antipolis)
Is Regulation Better than Liberalization? Challenge Revisited
Mehdi Majbouri (Babson College)
The Dynamic of Oil Curse in GCC-SVAR Approach
Mahmoud AbdelBaky (University of Dubai)
Shreef Allaboudy (Zayed university)
On the Determinants of Trade in Services: Evidence from the MENA Region
Fida Karam (Gulf University of Science and Technology)
Chahir Zaki (Paris School of Economics)
Discussants:
Mohamed CHAFFAI (Sfax University)
Mahmoud AbdelBaky (University of Dubai)
Jeffery B. Nugent (University of Southern California)
Mustapha Djennas (Tlemcen University)
Wasseem Mina (United Arab Emirates University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta
National Association of Economic Educators
Financial Education for Undergraduates: Just in Time? Too Late? (A2) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Brenda Cude (University of Georgia)
Brenda J. Cude (University of Georgia)
Thomas L. Harnisch (American Association of State Colleges and Universities)
Annamaria Lusardi (George Washington University)
Cliff Robb (University of Alabama)
William B. Walstad (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Swissotel, Montreux 2
National Association of Forensic Economics
Forensic Economics III (K1)
Presiding: William Pearson (Spectrum Economics, Inc.)
Transitions Into and Out of Disability
Kurt V. Krueger (John Ward Economics)
Gary R. Skoog (Legal Econometrics, Inc. and De Paul University)
Forensic Economics in the State of Oklahoma
Thomas Roney (Thomas Roney, LLC)
The Relationship between Work Decisions and Location Later in Life
Kevin E. Cahill (Boston College Center on Aging and Work)
Michael G. Giandrea (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Joseph F. Quinn (Boston College)
Discussants:
Edward Foster (University of Minnesota)
James D. Rodgers (Pennsylvania State University)
Scott Gilbert (Southern Illinois University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Grand Park Parlor
National Economic Association
Low Wage Work and Marginality (J7)
Presiding: Jessica Gordon Nembhard (John Jay College, CUNY)
Occupational Segregation and the Lower Wages of Black Men
Darrick Hamilton (Milano: The New School for Management and Urban Policy)
The Low Wages of Black Immigrants: Wage Penalties for U.S.-Born and Foreign-Born Black Workers
Patrick L. Mason (Florida State University)
Immigration, Neighborhoods, and Gang Activity: An Analysis of Causal Relationships between Ethnicity and Crime in Los Angeles Using Administrative Law Enforcement Data
Anita Alves Pena (Colorado State University-Fort Collins)
Gregory DeAngelo (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
The Logic of the Whip: Mass Incarceration as Labor Discipline in the Neoliberal Social Structure of Accumulation
Geert Dhondt (John Jay College, CUNY)
Discussants:
William A. Darity, Jr. (Duke University)
Jessica Gordon Nembhard (John Jay College, CUNY)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 265
Peace Science Society International/American Economic Association
Conflict, Violence and Power (H5)
Presiding: Solomon Polachek (State University of New York-Binghamton)
The Strategy of Manipulating Conflict
Sandeep Baliga (Northwestern University)
Tomas Sjostrom (Rutgers University)
Monopolizing Violence and Consolidating Power
Robert Powell (University of California-Berkeley)
Violent Conflict: The Costs of the Many Outweigh the Benefits to the Few
Carlos Bozzoli (German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin))
Tilman Bruck (DIW Berlin and Humboldt University, Berlin)
Olaf J. de Groot (DIW Berlin)
Wars and Child Health: Evidence from the Eritrean-Ethiopian Conflict
Richard Akresh (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Leonardo Lucchetti (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Harsha Thirumurthy (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
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International Prices and Continuing Conflict
Raul Caruso (Catholic University of Sacred Heart)
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Discussants:
Michael D. Intriligator (University of California-Los Angeles)
Carlos Seiglie (Rutgers University-Newark)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 272
Society of Government Economists
Tax Policy Effects on Low Income Households (H2)
Presiding: Ithai Lurie (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
The Dynamics of Earned Income Tax Credit Receipt among Single Mothers
Bradley T. Heim (Indiana University)
Ithai Z. Lurie (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
To Include or Not to Include? The Optimal Use of Combat Pay in the Earned Income Tax Credit
Suzanne Gleason (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
Patricia K. Tong (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
How Does the Housing Market Affect Tenant Outcomes? Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program
Osborne A. Jackson (Northeastern University)
Laura M. Kawano (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
The Role of Federal Government Economists in Tax Policy and Enforcement
Seth Giertz (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Discussants:
Jonathan A. Schwabish (Congressional Budget Office)
Shanthi P. Ramnath (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
Sebastien Bradley (University of Michigan)
Norton Francis (District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Kimball Room
Union for Radical Political Economists
Political Economy of Revolutionary Middle East (O5)
Presiding: Cyrus Bina (University of Minnesota-Morris)
The Arab Spring, Neoliberalism and the Rocky Road to Democracy in Turkey: A Tale of Two Modernization Experiments.
Firat Demir (University of Oklahoma)
Post-Neoliberal Economic Policies for Tunisia
Fadhel Kaboub (Denison University)
Can a Small Country be Economically Independent? Options for a Palestinian State in a Changed Arab World
Mehrene Larudee (Al-Quds-Bard Honors College)
From Welfare to Predatory States: The Political Economy of Development in Syria and the Arab Middle East
Omar S Dahi (Hampshire College)
Discussants:
Cyrus Bina (University of Minnesota-Morris)
Yavuz Yasar (University of Denver)
Basam Yousif (Indiana State University)
Jan 07, 2012 10:15 am, Palmer House Hilton, Indiana Room
Union for Radical Political Economists/International Association for Feminist Economics
Unintended Consequences? Unexpected Gendered Impacts of Economic Policies, Growth and Measures (B5)
Presiding: Linda Lucas (University of South Florida)
Comercio Justo and Justice: An Examination of Fair Trade and its Impact on Women and the Family
Tamara Stenn (Keene State College)
Is Female Labour Force a Buffer Stock? An Analysis of Female Labor Trajectories in Argentina
Corina Rodríguez Enríquez (National Council for Scientific and Technical Research)
A Stimulus for Affirmative Action?: Impact of ARRA Infrastructure Spending on Women in the Construction Industry
Jeannette Wicks-Lim (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Equivalence Scales and the Relative Well-Being of Parents: A Sensitivity Analysis
Tami Ohler (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Discussants:
Linda Lucas (University of South Florida)
Laurie Nisonoff (Hampshire College)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom F
American Economic Association
Nobel Laureate Luncheon
Presiding: Christopher Sims (Princeton University)
Robert E. Hall (Stanford University)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Swissotel, Grand Ballroom Salons II & III
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Presidential Luncheon
Presiding: Timothy Riddiough (University of Wisconsin)
William C. Strange (University of Toronto)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich D
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Institutionalism and the Great Crisis (G1)
Presiding: Janice Peterson (California State University-Fresno)
Why Good Economics is a Modest Economics: Keynes and Paul Davidson’s Contribution to This Conclusion
Luiz Carlos Bresser Perreira (Getulio Vargas Foundation)
What We Found
Wendy Edelberg (Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission)
Uneven Global Development, Institutional Regimes and the Great Crisis and Recession of 2008-2011
Philip O'Hara (Curtin University)
Banking, Financial Markets and the Great Recession
Gary Dymski (University of California-Riverside)
Discussants:
Paul Davidson (Journal of Post Keynesian Economics)
James K. Galbraith (University of Texas-Austin)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Ogden
Association for the Study of Grants Economy
Kenneth Boulding and Interdisciplinary Economics: Economics, Evolution, and Society (B3) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Theodore Tsukahara (Saint Mary's College of California)
Wilfred Dolfsma (University of Gronigen)
Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Dennis Mueller (University of Vienna)
Janos Horvath (Hungarian Parliament)
Theodore Tsukahara (Saint Mary's College of California)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite BC
Association of Indian Economics & Financial Studies
Inequalities, Caste, Gender and Migration in Development (O1)
Presiding: Kusum Ketkar (AIEFS)
Wealth Accumulation among High-Skilled Immigrants: A Study of Chinese and Asian Indian Immigrants
Kusum Mundra (Rutgers University)
Half the Sky? The Status of Women in India
Meenakshi Rishi (University of Seattle)
Nabamita Dutta (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)
Sanjukta Roy (World Bank)
Tamil Names, Castes, Identity and Economic Outcomes
Shailendra Gajanan (University of Pittsburgh-Bradford)
B. P. Chandramohan (Presidency College)
K. Chitra Devi (University of Madras)
Electoral Competition, Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth in Indian States
Yogesh Uppal (Youngstown State University)
Regional Development Policies and Regional Income Inequalities
Raja Shankar (Oxford University)
Anwar Shah (World Bank)
Discussants:
Suhas L. Ketkar (Vanderbilt University)
Satis Devkota (Wayne State University)
Mukti Upadhyay (Eastern Illinois University)
Zahara Siddique (IZA)
Madanmohan Ghosh (Environment Canada)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 265
Economic History Association
Long-Run Trends in Economic Development (N1)
Presiding: Joel Mokyr (Northwestern University)
Military Burden and the Democracy Puzzle
Mauro Rota (University of Rome)
Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Interwar Germany
Hans Joachim Voth (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and CREI)
Nico Voigtlander (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and CREI)
Historical House Market in Beijing, 1645 to 1845
Se Yan (Peking University)
Daniel Raff (University of Pennsylvania)
Susan Wachter (University of Pennsylvania)
Discussants:
Michael Bordo (Rutgers University)
Roy Mill (Stanford University)
Jari Eloranta (Appalachian State University)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Hong Kong
Economic Science Association
Market Dynamics (D4)
Presiding: Ryan Oprea (University of British Columbia)
The Nature of Excess: Using Randomized Treatments to Investigate Price Dynamics
Michael Price (University of Tennessee)
Marshall and Walras: The Dynamics of Equilibration in the Continuous Double Auction Market
Charles Plott (Caltech)
A Dynamic General Equilibrium Approach to Asset Pricing Experiments
John Duffy (University of Pittsburgh)
Sean Crockett (Baruch College, CUNY)
Market Dynamics and Strategic Dynamics
Ryan Oprea (University of British Columbia)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Buckingham
Health Economics Research Organization
Behavioral Economics and Health (I1)
Presiding: Michael Chernew (Harvard University)
Using Active Choice to Improve Medical Adherence
John Beshears (Stanford University)
James Choi (Yale University)
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University)
Using Team-Based Incentive Schemes to Induce Weight Loss: Evidence from a Large Scale Natural Field Experiment
Steve Levitt (University of Chicago)
John List (University of Chicago)
Chad Syverson (University of Chicago)
Financial Incentives and Weight Loss
Kevin Volpp (University of Pennsylvania)
Leslie John (Harvard University)
George Lowenstein (Carnegie Mellon University)
Discussants:
Kate Bundorf (Stanford University)
Leslie John (Harvard University)
Justin Sydnor (Universit of Wisconsin)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 5
Korea-America Economic Association
Recent Developments in Applied Microeconomics (D4)
Presiding: Byung-Joo Lee (University of Notre Dame)
A Theory-Based Approach to Hedonic Price Regressions with Time-Varying Unobserved Product Attributes: The Price of Pollution
Kyoo-il Kim (University of Minnesota)
Patrick Bajari (University of Minnesota)
Jane Cooley (University of Wisconsin)
Chris Timmins (Duke University)
Local Identity and Persistent Leadership in Market Share Dynamics: Evidence from Deregulation in the Korean Soju Industry
Seung-Hyun Hong (University of Illinois)
Jay-Pil Choi (University of New South Wales)
Seonghoon Jeon (Sogang University)
Wage Dynamics with Private Learning-by-Doing and On-the-Job Search
Seung-Gyu Sim (University of Tokyo)
Private Tutoring and Income Inequality
Taeyoon Sung (Yonsei University)
Sunku Hahn (Yonsei University)
Kyung-Woo Lee (Handong University)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Empire Room
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Presidential Luncheon and Address
Presiding: David Lewin (University of California - Los Angeles)
Gordon R. Pavy (AFL-CIO)
Jan 07, 2012 12:30 pm, Swissotel, Montreux 1
Society for Policy Modeling
The Euro Crisis: Causes, Effects, Prospects (F3)
Presiding: Lucjan Orlowski (Sacred Heart University)
Euroland: Has the Periphery Cheated the Core?
James W. Dean (Simon Fraser University)
How Stable Is the Euro
A. J. Malliaris (Loyola University Chicago)
Financial Market Stability and Sovereign Risk in the Eurozone
Lucjan Orlowski (Sacred Heart University)
The Fundamentally Crisis-Prone Euro
Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)
Discussants:
Fred Campano (Fordham University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Horner
African Finance & Economics Association
African Economic Development II (O1)
Presiding: Christopher Udry (Yale University)
Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship in Africa: The Impact of Policies
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz (University of North Florida)
Zuzana Brixiová (African Development Bank and UNDP, Swaziland)
Léonce Ndikumana (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
The Impact of Migrants and Remittances on Credit Markets: Evidence from Senegal
Linguère Mbaye (CERDI-CNRS, Université d'Auvergne)
The Impact of Microfinance on Rural Poor Households Income and Vulnerability to Poverty: Case Study
Joy Kiiru (University of Nairobi and African Economic Research Consortium)
Corruption and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Growth in Cameroon
Daniel Gbetnkom (University of Yaounde II and UN Economic Commission for Africa)
New Investment and Production Models for Africa's Agriculture: From Investment Funds and Value-Chains to Peasant-Related Questions
Ward ANSEEUW (University of Pretoria)
Antoine DUCASTEL (University of Pretoria)
Jean-Jacques GABAS (CIRAD – International Centre for Agricultural Research and Development)
Agricultural Technology, Schooling Participation and Child Labor in Developing Countries: Cotton Expansion in Burkina Faso
Harounan Kazianga (Oklahoma State University)
Discussants:
Innocent Matshe (African Economic Research Consortium, Kenya)
Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong (University of South Florida)
Thouraya Triki (African Development Bank)
Fekru Debebe (ETS)
Harounan Kazianga (Oklahoma State University)
Abebe Shimeles (African Development Bank)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 269
American Committee on Asian Economic Studies/American Economic Association
Issues in Asian Economic Integration and Cooperation (F4)
Presiding: Mordechai Kreinin (Michigan State University)
Cautionary Notes on Asian Economic Integration
Iwan Azis (Asian Development Bank)
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How Close is ASEAN to a Common Global-Currency Basket?
Reid W. Click (George Washington University)
Modelling East Asian economies in a small open economy VECM: the influence of international and domestic shocks
Mardi Dungey (University of Tasmania)
M. Tugrul Vehbi (University of Cambridge)
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The Economics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Peter A. Petri (Brandeis University)
Michael G. Plummer (OECD)
Fan Zhai (Chinese Investment Corporation)
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Discussants:
Steven Husted (University of Pittsburgh)
Manoranjan Dutta (Rutgers University)
James P. Vere (University of Hong Kong)
James C. Riedel (Johns Hopkins University, SAIS)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus AB
American Economic Association
Annual Poster Session on Active Learning Strategies (A2)
Presiding: William Bosshardt (Florida Atlantic University)
Just in Time Teaching in Intermediate Microeconomics
David Ross (Bryn Mawr College)
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The Economics of The Office
Dirk Mateer (Pennsylvania State University)
Daniel Kuester (Kansas State University)
Auctions
Shizuka Nishikawa (St. Mary's College of Maryland)
The Use of Popular Music to Teach Introductory Economics in a Live and Online Environment
Rod Raehsler (Clarion University)
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Improving Community College Economics Instruction: What Can We Learn from Other Disciplines?
Mark Maier (Glendale Community College)
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Classroom Market Simulation using a Computer Network
Douglas Downing (Seattle Pacific University)
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Two Dollar Challenge: Beginning to Learn How the Other Half Lives
Shawn Humphrey (University of Mary Washington)
Jaren Seid (Front Range Community College)
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Teaching Dynamic Aggregate Supply-Aggregate Demand Model in an Intermediate Macroeconomics Class Using Interactive Spreadsheets
Sarah Ghosh (University of Scranton)
Satyajit Ghosh (University of Scranton)
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Starting Point: Pedagogical Resources for Teaching and Learning Economics
Joe Calhoun (Florida State University)
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Issues in Economic Freedom: How a Topics Course Can Popularize the Dismal Science
Howard Cochran (Belmont University)
Marieta Velikova (Belmont University)
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Don't Touch My Medicare
Elizabeth Peterson (Eastern Washington University)
Charlotta Evans (University of Utah)
Using Peer Assessment to Improve Literative Reviews in Economics
Julie Smith (Lafayette College)
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Promoting Active Learning through Undergraduate Economics Journals
Stephanie Davis-Kahl (Illinois Wesleyan University)
Robert Leekley (Illinois Wesleyan University)
Michael Seeborg (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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How Does Economic Instruction Vary in Community Colleges across Four Regions?
John Min (Northern Virginia Community College)
Amber Casolari (Riverside City College)
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Monopoly and the Realm of Imperfection: Oligopoly and Monopolistic Competition
Marilyn Cottrell (Brock University, Canada)
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Is Your CFO Smarter Than a Sophomore? Applying Economics to University Managerial Decisions
Monica Hartmann (University of St. Thomas)
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TeachingWithData.org: Online Resources for Bringing Data into the Classroom
Lynette Hoelter (University of Michigan)
George Alter (University of Michigan)
William Frey (University of Michigan)
John DeWitt (University of Michigan)
Suzanne Hodge (University of Michigan)
Using Macroeconomic Indicators in Managerial Decision-Making
Brian Sloboda (University of Phoenix)
A Web-Based Interactive Macro-Econ Learning System
Jinzhuo Zhao (Hampden-Sydney College)
Socratic Discussion
Areerat Kichkha (West Kentucky Community and Technical College)
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Using Collective Action Experiments to Teach the Economics of Social Issues
James Bruehler (Eastern Illinois University)
Linda Ghent (Eastern Illinois University)
Alan Grant (Baker University)
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Community Based Design Approach to Computer Aided Teaching and Learning Applications
Carsten Lange (California State Polytechnic University)
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Utilizing Economic Modules for Undergraduate Teaching though Internship Program
Maureen Dunne (Framingham State University)
Martha Meaney (Framingham State University)
Fahlino Sjuib (Framingham State University)
Big Think: A Model for Critical Inquiry in Economics Courses
Robert Garnett (Texas Christian University)
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 3
American Economic Association
Autos, Fuel Economy, and the Environment (Q4)
Presiding: Erich Muehlegger (Harvard University)
Gasoline Taxes and Consumer Behavior
Shanjun Li (Resources for the Future)
Joshua Linn (Resources for the Future)
Erich Muehlegger (Harvard University)
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Beliefs and Consumer Choice
Hunt Allcott (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University)
How Do Consumers Respond to Gasoline Price Shocks? Heterogeneity in Vehicle Choice and Driving Behavior
Kenneth Gillingham (Stanford University and Yale University)
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Product Design Response to Industrial Policy: Evaluating Fuel Economy Standards Using an Engineering Model of Endogenous Product Design
Katie Whitefoot (University of Michigan)
Meredith Fowlie (University of California-Berkeley)
Steven Skerlos (University of Michigan)
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Discussants:
Antonio Bento (Cornell University)
Beia Spiller (Duke University/Resources for the Future)
Mark Jacobsen (University of California-San Diego)
James Sallee (University of Chicago)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Crystal B
American Economic Association
Behavioral Welfare Economics (D6)
Presiding: Joshua Schwartzstein (Dartmouth College)
Bayesian Welfare Economics
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Joshua Schwartzstein (Dartmouth College)
Bounds on Elasticities with Optimization Frictions: A Synthesis of Micro and Macro Evidence on Labor Supply
Raj Chetty (Harvard University)
Eliciting Welfare Preferences from Behavioral Datasets
Ariel Rubinstein (New York University)
Yuval Salant (Northwestern University)
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: An Application of Behavioral Welfare Economics to the Problem of Optimal Defaults in 401(k) Plans
B. Douglas Bernheim (Stanford University and NBER)
Andrey Fradkin (Stanford University)
Igor Popov (Stanford University)
Discussants:
Richard Thaler (University of Chicago)
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Botond Koszegi (University of California-Berkeley)
Tomasz Strzalecki (Harvard University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Regency A
American Economic Association
Education Management and Economic Growth (L3)
Presiding: Stephen Machin (University College London)
Teaching Practices and Social Capital
Yann Algan (Sciences Po)
Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique)
Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)
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Management Practices in Education: Descriptive Evidence
Nick Bloom (Stanford University)
Raffaella Sadun (Harvard University)
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
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The Management of Universities
Caroline Hoxby (Stanford University)
Changing School Autonomy: Academy Schools and Their Introduction to England’s Education
Stephen Machin (University College London)
James Vernoit (London School of Economics)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Toronto
American Economic Association
Estimating Trade Elasticities (F1)
Presiding: Robert Feenstra (University of California-Davis)
In Search of the Armington Elasticity
Robert C Feenstra (University of California-Davis)
Maurice Obstfeld (University of California-Berkeley)
Katheryn N Russ (University of California-Davis)
Different Trade Models, Different Elasticities?
Ina Simonovska (University of California-Davis)
Michael E Waugh (New York University)
Trade Elasticities
Jean Imbs (Paris School of Economics)
Isabelle Mejean (Ecole Polytechnique)
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Estimating Trade Elasticities: Demand Composition and the Trade Collapse of 2008-09
Matthieu Bussière (Banque de France)
Giovanni Callegari (International Monetary Fund)
Fabio Ghironi (Boston College)
Giulia Sestieri (Banque de France)
Norihiko Yamano (OECD)
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Discussants:
Kim Ruhl (New York University)
Dennis Novy (University of Warwick)
John Romalis (University of Chicago)
Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Regency B
American Economic Association
Funding Markets and the Financial Crisis (E5)
Presiding: Viral Acharya (New York University)
Is Libor Accurate? Micro Evidence from Term Funding Markets
Dennis Kuo (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
David Skeie (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
James Vickery (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Knightian Uncertainty and Interbank Lending
Matthew Pritsker (Federal Reserve Board)
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Dealer Financial Conditions and the Term Securities Lending Facility: Was Bagehot Right After All?
Viral V. Acharya (New York University)
Michael J. Fleming (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Warren B. Hrung (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Asani Sarkar (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Discussants:
Darrell Duffie (Stanford University)
Adam Zawadowski (Boston University)
Douglas Diamond (University of Chicago)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus EF
American Economic Association
Household Finance and Risk Management (E2)
Presiding: Christopher Mayer (Columbia University)
A Model of Mortgage Default
John Campbell (Harvard University)
Joao Cocco (London Business School)
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Household Risk Management
Adriano Rampini (Duke University)
S. Viswanathan (Duke University)
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Health and Mortality Delta: Assessing the Welfare Cost of Household Insurance Choice
Ralph Koijen (University of Chicago)
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (New York University)
Motohiro Yogo (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
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Houses as ATMs? Mortgage Refinancing and Macroeconomic Uncertainty
Hui Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Michael Michaux (University of Southern California)
Nikolai Roussanov (University of Pennsylvania)
Discussants:
John Heaton (University of Chicago)
Tomasz Piskorski (Columbia University)
Alexander Michaelides (University of Cyprus)
Francis Longstaff (University of California-Los Angeles)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus KL
American Economic Association
International Monetary Reform (F3)
Presiding: Raghuram Rajan (University of Chicago)
Can Asia Overcome the IMF Stigma?
Takatoshi Ito (University of Tokyo)
Capital Flow Management
Olivier Jeanne (Johns Hopkins University)
International Liquidity in a Multipolar World
Barry Eichengreen (University of California-Berkeley)
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Discussants:
Kristen Forbes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jean Pisani-Ferry (University of Paris-Dauphine)
Raghuram Rajan (University of Chicago)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus G
American Economic Association
International Trade (F1)
Presiding: Richard Pomfret (University of Adelaide)
Learning Versus Stealing: How Important are Market-Share Reallocations to India's Productivity Growth?
Ann E. Harrison (University of California-Berkeley)
Leslie A. Martin (University of California-Berkeley)
Shanthi Nataraj (RAND Corporation)
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The Border Effect Through the Rearview Mirror: Would the puzzle have existed if today's tools had been used?
Daniel A. Dias (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
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Roads and Trade: Evidence from the U.S.
Gilles Duranton (University of Toronto)
Peter Morrow (University of Toronto)
Matthew Turner (University of Toronto)
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Labor Market Frictions, Firm Growth, and International Trade
Pablo D. Fajgelbaum (University of California-Los Angeles)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Water Tower
American Economic Association
International Trade and Trade Policy: In Memory of Robert E. Baldwin (F1)
Presiding: J. David Richardson (Syracuse University)
Born-to-Export Firms
Jonathan Eaton (New York University)
Bernardo Diaz de Astarloa (Pennsylvania State University)
Kala Krishna (Pennsylvania State University)
Bee Roberts (Pennsylvania State University)
Andres Rodriguez-Clare (University of California-Berkeley)
James Tybout (Pennsylvania State University)
Optimal Design of Trade Agreements in the Presence of Renegotiation
Giovanni Maggi (Yale University)
Robert Staiger (Stanford University)
Trade and Assortative Matching: Theory and Evidence
Carl Davidson (Michigan State University)
Fredrik Heyman (Research Institute of Industrial Economics)
Steve Matusz (Michigan State University)
Fredrik Sjoholm (Research Institute of Industrial economics)
Susan Zhu (Michigan State University)
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Terms of Trade and Global Efficiency Effects of Free Trade Agreements: 1990-2002
James E. Anderson (Boston College)
Yoto Yotov (Drexel University)
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Discussants:
K.C. Fung (University of California-Santa Cruz)
Chad Bown (World Bank)
Stephen Yeaple (Pennsylvania State University)
Jeffrey Bergstrand (University of Notre Dame)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus CD
American Economic Association
Macroeconomic Surprises, Measurement and Spill-overs (E4)
Presiding: Alan Blinder (Princeton University)
The Identification of the Response of Interest Rates to Monetary Policy Actions Using Market-Based Measures of Monetary Policy Shocks
Daniel L. Thornton (Federal Reserve Bak of St Louis)
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Market Perceptions of International Monetary Policy Dependence
Refet S Gurkaynak (Bilkent University)
Jonathan H Wright (Johns Hopkins University)
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Do Energy Prices Respond to U.S. Macroeconomic News? A Test of the Hypothesis of Predetermined Energy Prices
Lutz Kilian (University of Michigan)
Clara Vega (Federal Reserve Board)
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Does the Kiwi Fly When the Kangaroo jumps? The Effect of Australian Macroeconomic News on the New Zealand Dollar
Andrew Coleman (Motu Economics and Otago University)
Ozer Karagedikli (Reserve Bank of New Zealand)
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Discussants:
Eli Remolona (Bank of International Settlements)
Jonathan Kearns (Reserve Bank of Australia)
Dean Scrimgeour (Colgate University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Gold Coast
American Economic Association
Macroeconomics and Corporate Finance (G3)
Presiding: Roc Armenter (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
The Effects of Rare Economic Crises on Credit Spreads and Leverage
Harjoat Bhamra (University of British Columbia)
Ilya Strebulaev (Stanford University)
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Credit Spreads and Business Cycle Fluctuations
Simon Gilchrist (Boston University)
Egon Zakrajsek (Federal Reserve Board)
A Quantitative Dynamic Agency Model of Financing Constraints
Lukas Schmid (Duke University)
The Macroeconomics of Firms' Savings
Roc Armenter (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Viktoria Hnatkovska (University of British Columbia)
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Discussants:
Lars-Alexander Kuehn (Carnegie Mellon University)
Vincenzo Quadrini (University of Southern California)
Toni Whited (University of Rochester)
François Gourio (Boston University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom A
American Economic Association
Measuring and Explaining the Collapse of the Labor Market in the Great Recession (J4)
Presiding: John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
Hiring, Churn and the Business Cycle
Edward P. Lazear (Stanford University)
James R. Spletzer (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
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Job-to-Job Flows in the Great Recession
Erika McEntarfer (U.S. Census Bureau)
Henry Hyatt (U.S. Census Bureau)
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Recruiting Intensity during and after the Great Recession: National and Industry Evidence
Steven J. Davis (University of Chicago)
R. Jason Faberman (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
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Did the Housing Price Bubble Clobber Local Labor Market Job and Worker Flows When It Burst?
John M. Abowd (Cornell University)
Lars Vilhuber (Cornell University)
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Discussants:
Aysegul Sahin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Christopher J. Nekarda (Federal Reserve Board)
Michael Elsby (University of Edinburgh)
Bruce Fallick (Federal Reserve Board)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Regency C
American Economic Association
New Directions in Trade and Geography (F1)
Presiding: Robert Townsend (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Villages as Small Open Economies
Archawa Paweenawat (University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce)
Robert M. Townsend (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Innovation in Space
Klaus Desmet (Universidad Carlos III Madrid)
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)
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Ricardo's Theory of Comparative Advantage: Old Idea, New Evidence
Dave Donaldson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Arnaud Costinau (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
Chang Tai Hsieh (University of Chicago)
Francisco Buera (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Pol Antras (Harvard University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Suite 5
American Economic Association
News (E3)
Presiding: Jae Won Lee (Rutgers University)
Bad News for News Shocks? The E-Stability and Comovement Tradeoff in a News-Driven Business Cycle Model
Cathy M. Zhang (University of California-Irvine)
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On the nature of the financial system in the Euro Area: a Bayesian DSGE approach
Stefania Villa (Birkbeck College, University of London and University of Foggia)
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Handling Non-Invertibility: Theory and Applications
Bill Dupor (The Ohio State University)
Jing Han (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
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Asset Prices, News Shocks and the Current Account
Roland Straub (European Central Bank)
Marcel Fratzscher (European Central Bank)
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News Shocks, Price Levels, and Monetary Policy
Ryo Jinnai (Texas A&M University)
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Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus IJ
American Economic Association
Regulating Large, Global and Complex Financial Institutions (G2) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Anat Admati (Stanford University)
Anil Kashyap (University of Chicago)
Nellie Liang (Federal Reserve Board)
Kostas Tsatsaronis (Bank of International Settlements)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom B
American Economic Association
The Dynamics of Health and Wealth among the Elderly (I1)
Presiding: James Poterba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
Medicaid Insurance in Old Age
Mariacristina De Nardi (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Eric French (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
John B. Jones (State University of New York-Albany)
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Income, Wealth, and Health Care during Retirement
Kathleen McGarry (University of California-Los Angeles)
Jonathan S. Skinner (Dartmouth College)
The Asset Cost of Poor Health
James M. Poterba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
David A. Wise (Harvard University and NBER)
Steven F. Venti (Dartmouth College)
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The Effect of the Risk of Out-of-Pocket Spending for Health Care on Economic Preparation for Retirement
Michael Hurd (RAND Corporation)
Susann Rohwedder (RAND Corporation)
Discussants:
Amy N. Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Courtney C. Coile (Wellesley College)
Serdar Ozcan (Federal Reserve Board)
John Sabelhaus (Federal Reserve Board and University of Maryland)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Regency D
American Economic Association
What Determines the Performance of US and International Healthcare? (I1)
Presiding: John Van Reenen (London School of Economics and Centre for Economic Performance and CEPR)
Expertise, Underuse, and Overuse in Healthcare
Amitabh Chandra (Harvard University and NBER)
Douglas O. Staiger (Dartmouth College and NBER)
The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University, NBER and Centre for Economic Performance)
Carol Propper (Imperial College, CMPO University of Bristol and CEPR)
Stephan Seiler (London School of Economics and Centre for Economic Performance)
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance and CEPR)
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Fight or Flight: The Threat of Specialty Competition and the Service Offerings of General Hospitals
Robert Huckman (Harvard University)
Jonathan Kolstad (University of Pennsylvania)
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Will Risk Adjustment Decrease Health Care Costs? New Evidence from the Medicare Advantage Program
Mark Duggan (University of Maryland and NBER)
Jason Brown (U.S. Treasury Department)
Ilyana Kuziemko (Princeton University and NBER)
William Woolston (Stanford University)
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Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich A
American Finance Association
Anomalies and Inefficiency 1 (G1)
Presiding: Tobias Moskowitz (University of Chicago)
Asymmetric Attention and Stock Returns
Jordi Mondria (University of Toronto)
Thomas Wu (University of California-Santa Cruz)
The Dynamics of Limits to Arbitrage: An Empirical Investigation
Andrea Buraschi (Imperial College Business School)
Emrah Sener (Accenture)
Murat Cahit Meguturk (Imperial College London)
Geographic Dispersion and Stock Returns
Diego Garcia (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Oyvind Norli (Norwegian School of Management)
Discussants:
Christopher Malloy (Harvard Business School)
Jakub Jurek (Princeton University)
Lauren Cohen (Harvard Business School)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich B
American Finance Association
Asset Pricing Theory 2 (G1)
Presiding: Pietro Veronesi (University of Chicago)
The Social Cost of Near-Rational Investment
Tarek A. Hassan (University of Chicago)
Thomas M. Mertens (New York University)
The Relative Leverage Premium
Filippo Ippolito (Bocconi University)
Claudio Tebaldi (Bocconi University)
Roberto Steri (Bocconi University)
Seasonally Varying Preferences: Support from an Asset Pricing Model
Mark J. Kamstra (York University)
Lisa A. Kramer (University of Toronto)
Maurice D. Levi (University of British Columbia)
Tan Wang (University of British Columbia)
Capital Reallocation Exposure Risk in Equity Returns
William R. Sodjahin (New York University)
Kose John (New York University)
Discussants:
Dimitri Vayanos (London School of Economics)
Juhani Linnainmaa (University of Chicago)
Vito Gala (London Business School)
Andrea L. Eisefeldt (University of California-Los Angeles)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich C
American Finance Association
Banks: Risk-Taking and Opaqueness (G2)
Presiding: Francesca Cornelli (London Business School)
Sources of Liquidity and Liquidity Shortages
Charles M. Kahn (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Wolf Wagner (Tilburg University)
Risk-Taking by Banks: What Did We Know and When Did We Know It?
Sugato Bhattacharyya (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Amiyatosh K. Purnanandam (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Implicit Guarantees and Risk Taking
Marcin T. Kacperczyk (New York University)
Philipp Schnabl (New York University)
This Time Is the Same: Using Bank Performance in 1998 to Explain Bank Performance During the Recent Financial Crisis
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
Robert Prilmeier (Ohio State University)
Rene M. Stulz (Ohio State University)
Discussants:
Guillaume Plantin (University of Toulouse 1)
Victoria Ivashina (Harvard Business School)
Amit Seru (University of Chicago)
Charles Calomiris (Columbia University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich E
American Finance Association
Executive Compensation 2 (G3)
Presiding: Laura Starks (University of Texas-Austin)
CEO Compensation and Corporate Risk-Taking: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Todd A. Gormley (University of Pennsylvania)
David A. Matsa (Northwestern University)
Todd T. Milbourn (Washington University in Saint Louis)
The Optimal Duration of Executive Compensation: Theory and Evidence
Radhakrishnan Gopalan (Washington University in Saint Louis)
Todd T. Milbourn (Washington University in Saint Louis)
Fenghua Song (Pennsylvania State University)
Anjan V. Thakor (Washington University in Saint Louis)
Paying for Risk or Shareholder Rip-Off? An Analysis of Ex-Ante Severance Pay Contracts
Jin Xu (Purdue University)
Raghavendra Rau (University of Cambridge)
Generalists Versus Specialists: Managerial Skills and CEO Pay
Claudia Custodio (Arizona State University)
Miguel A. Ferreira (New University of Lisbon)
Pedro P. Matos (University of Southern California)
Discussants:
Charles Hadlock (Michigan State University)
Katharina Lewellen (Dartmouth College)
Jay Hartzell (University of Texas-Austin)
Yuhai Xuan (Harvard Business School)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich F
American Finance Association
Information Release By Firms and Its Implications (G3)
Presiding: Joel Peress (INSEAD)
Accounting Transparency, Tax Pressure and Access to Finance
Andrew Ellul (Indiana University-Bloomington)
Tullio Jappelli (University of Naples Federico II)
Marco Pagano (University of Naples Federico II)
Fausto Panunzi (Bocconi University)
Accruals and Momentum
Ming Gu (Rutgers University-Newark)
Earnings Announcements and Systematic Risk
Pavel G. Savor (University of Pennsylvania)
Mungo Ivor Wilson (University of Oxford)
Signaling Via Stock Splits: Evidence from Short Interest
Marcos Fabricio Perez (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Andriy Shkilko (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Ning Tang (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Discussants:
I.J. Dyck (University of Toronto)
Michael Verardo (London School of Economics & Political Science)
Ronnie Sadka (Boston College)
Joseph Engelberg (University of California-San Diego)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Zurich G
American Finance Association
Law and Finance (G3)
Presiding: Vojislav Maksimovic (University of Maryland)
The U.S. Left Behind: The Rise of IPO Activity Around the World
George Andrew Karolyi (Cornell University)
Craig Doidge (University of Toronto)
Rene M. Stulz (Ohio State University)
Do Anti-Takeover Provisions Spur Corporate Innovation?
Thomas J. Chemmanur (Boston College)
Xuan Tian (Indiana University-Bloomington)
Litigation in Mergers and Acquisitions
C. N. V. Krishnan (Case Western Reserve University)
Ronald W. Masulis (University of New South Wales)
Randall S. Thomas (Vanderbilt Law School)
Robert B. Thompson (Georgetown University Law Center)
Individual Political Contributions and Firm Performance
Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov (Vanderbilt University)
Eva Pantaleoni (Vanderbilt University)
Discussants:
Jay Ritter (University of Florida)
Josh Lerner (Harvard University)
B. Espen Eckbo (Dartmouth College)
Tracy Wang (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, St. Gallen 1
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Current Issues in Real Estate (R1)
Presiding: Anthony Yezer (George Washington University)
Reverse Discrimination in Mortgage Lending: Do Minorities Who Buy Homes in Minority Congressional Districts Receive Special Deals?
Stuart Gabriel (University of California-Los Angeles)
Matthew E. Kahn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Ryan K. Vaughn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Central Cities and Housing Supply Redux, or What on Earth Happened in Detroit?
Allen C. Goodman (Wayne State University)
State Bankruptcy Law and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Border Analysis
Shawn Rohlin (University of Akron)
Amanda Ross (Syracuse University)
Do We Need the 30 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage?
Michael J. Lea (San Diego State University)
Anthony B. Sanders (George Mason University)
Discussants:
Joseph Nichols (Federal Reserve Board)
William Larson (George Washington University)
Thesia Garner (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Chao Yue Tian (University of North Carolina)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Vevey 3
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association/American Economic Association
Housing and the Macroeconomy (E3)
Presiding: Francois Ortalo-Magne (University of Wisconsin)
Homework in Monetary Economics: Inflation, Home Production, and the Production of Homes
S. Boragan Aruoba (University of Maryland)
Morris A. Davis (University of Wisconsin)
Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin)
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Understanding Booms and Busts in Housing Prices
Craig Burnside (Duke University)
Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University)
Sergio Rebelo (Northwestern University)
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House Price Booms and the Current Account
Klaus Adam (Mannheim University)
Albert Marcet (London School of Economics)
Pei Kuang (University of Frankfurt)
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Discussants:
David Andolfatto (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Erwan Quintin (University of Wisconsin)
Aurel Hizmo (New York University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, St. Gallen 2
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Topics in Urban Economics (R1)
Presiding: Scott Frame (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Risk Attitude and Housing Wealth Effect
Wen-Chi Liao (National University of Singapore)
Daxuan Zhao (National University of Singapore)
Metropolitan Land Values and Housing Productivity
David Albouy (University of Michigan)
Gabriel Ehrlich (University of Michigan)
Option Value and the Price of Teardown Properties
Daniel McMillen (University of Illinois)
Arthur O'Sullivan (Lewis and Clark College)
Mixed Incomes in a Monocentric City: An Explanation of Empirical Puzzles
Joseph Williams (Professors Capital)
Discussants:
Christopher Carroll (Johns Hopkins University)
Jordan Rappaport (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Christopher Cunningham (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Shane Sherlund (Federal Reserve Board)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Vevey 2
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
Institutions and Globalization (P5)
Presiding: Sugata Ghosh (Brunel University)
Bridging the Gap? Institution and Foreign Ownership
Sarmistha Pal (Brunel University)
Nigel Driffield (Aston Business School)
Tomasz Mickiewicz (SSEES, University College London)
Yama Temouri (Aston Business School)
Corporate Social Responsibility, Smoking Bans and Market Seeking FDI in the Tobacco Industry
Jo Crotty (Salford University)
Nigel Driffield (Aston University)
Chris Jones (Aston University)
Does Outsourcing Increase Productivity?
Subhayu Bandyopadhyay (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Craig Aubuchon (Indiana University)
Sumon Bhaumik (Aston Business School)
Sovereign Debt Sustainability Assessments Based on Estimated DSGE Models
Istvan P. Szekely (Corvinus University of Budapest and European Commission)
Werner Roeger (European Commission)
Jan in 't Veld (European Commission)
Discussants:
Randolph Bruno (Birmingham University)
Jan Fidrmuc (Brunel University)
Miriam Manchin (SSEES, University College London)
John Bonin (Wesleyan University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Hong Kong
Association for Economic & Development Studies in Bangladesh
Human Capital, Firm’s Hiring Policy, and Gender Issues in a Developing Economy (O1)
Presiding: Mahmudul Anam (York University)
Why Do Firms Hire using Referrals? Evidence from Bangladeshi Garment Factories
Rachel Heath (Yale University)
Microfinance and Gender Empowerment
Zaki Wahhaj (University of Oxford)
Thi Minh-Phuong Ngo (University of London)
Ramadan School Holidays as a Natural Experiment: Impacts of Seasonality on School Dropout in Bangladesh
Abu Shonchoy (Institute of Developing Economies)
Seiro Ito (Institute of Developing Economies)
Human Capital Investment and the Gender Division of Labor in a Brawn-Based Economy
Mark Pitt (Brown University)
Mark Rosenzweig (Yale University)
Nazmul Hassan (University of Dhaka)
Discussants:
Tanjim Hossain (University of Toronto)
Karna Basu (Hunter College, CUNY)
Yasuyuki Sawada (University of Tokyo)
Rajeev Dehejia (Tufts University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Montreux 1
Association for Evolutionary Economics
The Great Crisis and the Future of Economic Theory (B4)
Presiding: James Galbraith (University of Texas-Austin)
Intellectual Roots of the Economic and Financial Crisis
William T. Ganley (Buffalo State College)
A New Micro-Foundations for Keynesian Economics
Hiroshi Yoshikawa (University of Tokyo and Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry, IAA)
A Minsky-Kindleberger Perspective on the Three Forms of Speculative Bubble Crashes and their Role in the Great Recession
J. Barkley Rosser (James Madison University)
Marina V. Rosser (James Madison University)
Income Concentration, Financial Liberalization, and Decoupling between North and South
Carlos de Aguiar Medeiros (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
A Common Framework for Evolutionary and Institutional Economics
Jing Chen (University of Northern British Columbia)
James K. Galbraith (University of Texas-Austin)
Discussants:
Ping Chen (Fudan University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, St. Gallen 3
Association for Social Economics
The Economics of Corporate Social Responsibility II: Critical Views (L2)
Presiding: Bruce Pietrykowski (University of Michigan-Dearborn)
Corporate Social Responsibility: A Smokescreen?
Christine Farias (Baruch College, CUNY)
Gerard Farias (Fairleigh Dickinson University)
Social Responsibility: Philanthropy or Civic Obligation?
Marvin T. Brown (University of San Francisco)
Heterodox Critiques of So-Called "Corporate Social Responsibility"
Tae-Hee Jo (Buffalo State College, SUNY)
Morality and the Market: Contributions and Critique of the Western Economic Model
Ann Davis (Marist College)
Discussants:
William Redmond (Indiana State University)
David George (LaSalle University)
Christopher Gunn (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)
Amitava Dutt (University of Notre Dame)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Ogden
Association for the Study of Grants Economy
Current Issues in Financing Higher Education (I2) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Eleanor Brown (Pomona College)
Catharine Hill (Vassar College)
Burton Weisbrod (Northwestern University)
Claire Callender (University of London)
Robert Shireman (California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy)
Cecilia Conrad (Pomona College)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Vevey 1
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Environmental Constraints and Land-Use Decisions (Q1)
Presiding: Maximilian Auffhammer (University of California-Berkeley)
When the Levee Breaks: Land, Labor, and Capital in the Deep South
Suresh Naidu (Columbia University)
Richard Hornbeck (Havard University)
The Impact of Climate Change on Crop Choice in the United States
Robert Mendelsohn (Yale University)
Zhimin Li (Yale University)
Namrata Kala (Yale University)
Climate and the Locations of Crops
Solomon Hsiang (Columbia University)
David Lobell (Stanford University)
Michael J. Roberts (North Carolina State University)
Wolfram Schlenker (Columbia University)
Jarrod Welch (University of California San Diego)
Economic Impacts of Climate Variability and Climate Change: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment with Great Lakes Water Levels
Michael Moore (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Hsing-Hsiang Huang (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Discussants:
Jeffrey Vincent (Duke University)
Jarrod Welch (University of California-San Diego)
Maximilian Auffhammer (University of California-Berkeley)
Olivier Deschenes (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Wrigley
Association of Financial Economists
Anchoring and Reference Points (G1)
Presiding: Jeffrey Wurgler (New York University)
Anchoring and the Cost of Capital
Casey Dougal (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Joseph Engelberg (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Christopher A. Parsons (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Edward D. Van Wesep (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Dividends as Reference Points: A Behavioral Signaling Model
Malcolm Baker (Harvard University)
Jeffrey Wurgler (New York University)
Confusion of Confusions: A Test of the Disposition Effect and Momentum
Justin Birru (New York University)
Discussants:
Stefan Nagel (Stanford University)
Roni Michaely (Cornell University)
Markku Kaustia (Aalto University School of Economics)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Stetson Suite BC
Association of Indian Economics & Financial Studies
Trade, Exchange Rates and Economic Development (F3)
Presiding: Amitrajeet Batabyal (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Evaluating Exhange Rate Assessment and Sustainable Policies
Valerie Cerra (International Monetary Fund)
Sweta Sexena (International Monetary Fund)
Productivity Performance of Export Entry and Exit: Evidence from Indian Firms
Sushanta Mallick (Queen Mary University of London)
Yong Yang (University of Essex)
China and India Prospects: An Endogenous Growth Perspective
Paul Jain (Baruch College and Macrofin Analytics)
Leo Kemp (Independent Economist)
Capital Controls, Exchange Rate Regime and Monetary Policy in India
Ramya Ghosh (Drexel University)
Amit Ghosh (Illinois Wesleyan University)
Effect of Economic Development on Corruption: Cross-country and Regional Results
Shrabani Saha (Edith Cowan University)
Rukmani Gounder (Massey University)
What Can Colonial Indian Sowcars Teach Us about Modern Microfinance?
Susan Wolcott (Binghamton University)
Discussants:
Chandana Chakraborty (Montclair State University)
Arun Sarkar (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
T. Krishna Kumar (Indian Statistical Institute-Bangalore (Retired))
Bidhudutta Panda (Louisiana State University)
Atrayee Ghosh Roy (Minnesota State University)
Swarnjit Arora (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Chinese Economic Association in North America
Exchange Rates and the Macroeconomy (F4)
Presiding: Ben-Chieh Liu (Chicago State University)
Exchange Rates in a World of ZIRP, and After
Menzie Chinn (University of Wisconsin at Madison)
Pegs and Pain
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé (Columbia University)
Martin Uribe (Columbia University)
Risk versus Expectations in Exchange Rate Determination: A Macro-Finance Approach
Yu-Chin Chen (University of Washington)
Kwok Ping Tsang (Virginia Tech)
Can Credit Constraints Amplify Macroeconomic Fluctuations?
Zheng Liu (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Pengfei Wang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Tao Zha (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Discussants:
Wan-Jiun P. Chiou (Shippensburg University)
Masanori Kashiwagi (National Taiwan University)
Yong Bao (Purdue University)
Sharon G. Harrison (Barnard College, Columbia University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Addams
Econometric Society
Bilateral Contracting (D8)
Presiding: Pierre Dubois (Toulouse School of Economics)
Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television
Gregory Crawford (University of Warwick)
Robin S. Lee (New York University)
michael whinston (Northwestern University)
Ali Yurukoglu (Stanford University)
Markov-Perfect Network Formation: An Applied Framework for Bilateral Oligopoly and Bargaining in Buyer-Seller Networks
Kyna Fong (Economics Stanford University)
Robin S. Lee (Economics Stern School of Business, New York Unive)
Non Linear Contracting and Endogenous Buyer Power between Manufacturers and Retailers: Empirical Evidence on Food Retailing in France
Celine Bonnet (Universite de Toulouse)
Pierre Dubois (Toulouse School of Economics)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Dusable
Econometric Society
Economic Growth (O4)
Presiding: John Seater (North Carolina State University)
The History Augmented Solow model
Carl-Johan Dalgaard (University of Copenhagen)
Growth on a Finite Planet
Pietro Francesco Peretto (Duke University)
Rethinking Directed Technical Change with Endogenous Market Structure
Lei (Jane) Ji (European University Institute)
The Classical Model of Growth and Technological Change
Michele Boldrin (Washington University in St Louis)
David K Levine (Washington University in St Louis)
Discussants:
Charles I. Jones (Stanford University)
Scott Taylor (University of Calgary)
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Guido Cozzi (University of Durham)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Field
Econometric Society
Liquidity and Financial Crises (G0)
Presiding: Veronica Guerrieri (University of Chicago)
Collateral Crises
Gary B. Gorton (Yale University)
Guillermo L Ordonez (Yale University)
Crises in Repo Markets with Adverse Selection
Harald Uhlig (University of Chicago)
Liquidity Constraints and the Threat of Fraudulent Assets
Yiting NA Li (National Taiwan University)
Guillaume G. Rocheteau (University of California-Irvine)
Pierre-Olivier Weill (University of California-Los Angeles)
Dynamic Adverse Selection: A Theory of Illiquidity, Fire Sales, and Flight to Quality
Veronica Guerrieri (University of Chicago)
Robert Shimer (University of Chicago)
Inefficient Provision of Inside Money
Oliver D. Hart (Harvard University)
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, McCormick
Econometric Society
Network Models: Identification and Estimation (C1)
Presiding: Francesca Molinari (Cornell University)
A New Class of Estimable Network Models
Arun Gautham Chandrasekhar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford University)
An Empirical Model for Strategic Network Formation
Guido Imbens (Harvard University)
Linear Social Network Models
Lawrence Blume (Cornell University)
William Brock (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Steven Durlauf (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Rajshri Jayaraman (ESMT)
Discussants:
Lawrence Blume (Cornell University)
Elie Tamer (Northwestern University)
Charles F. Manski (Northwestern University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Wright
Econometric Society
Revealed Preferences: Modeling and Inference (C1)
Presiding: Richard Blundell (University College London)
Noncooperative household consumption with caring
Laurens Cherchye (CentER, Tilburg University and University of Leuven)
Thomas Demuynck (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Bram De Rock (ECARES, Universite Libre de Bruxelles)
Distribution-Free Testing of Random Utility Models
Yuichi Kitamura (Yale University)
Joerg Stoye (Cornell University)
Multiple Goods, Multiple Tastes and Revealed Preference
Richard Blundell (University College London)
Dennis Kristensen (Columbia University)
Rosa Liliana Matzkin (University of California-Los Angeles)
Discussants:
Ian Crawford (Oxford University)
Rosa Liliana Matzkin (University of California-Los Angeles)
Yuichi Kitamura (Yale University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 265
Economic History Association
Issues of Health and Well Being (N3)
Presiding: Joseph Ferrie (Northwestern University)
Future Lessons from Past Epidemics? The Economics of Smallpox Vaccination in 19th Century Germany and France
Katharina Muehlhoff (University of Mannheim)
Careers, Family, and Satisfaction: Change over Time in Correlates of Women’s Subjective Well-being
Stacey Jones (Seattle University)
In-utero Exposure to the Korean War and Its Long-Term Effects on Economic and Health Outcomes
Chulhee Lee (Seoul National University)
Public Health, Poverty Relief and Declining Fertility in American Cities: 1923 to 1932
Jonathan Fox (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research)
Mikko Myrskyla (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research)
Discussants:
Joseph Ferrie (Northwestern University)
Yannay Spitzer (Northwestern University)
Chris Vickers (Northwestern University)
Louis Cain (Loyola University-Chicago and Northwestern University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Crystal A
Health Economics Research Organization/American Economic Association
Medicare and Prescription Drugs (I1)
Presiding: Donald Yett (University of Southern California)
Plan Selection in Medicare Part D: Evidence from Administrative Data
Daniel McFadden (University of California-Berkeley and University of Southern California)
Joachim Winter (University of Munich)
Market Design When Firms Interact with Inertial Consumers: Evidence from Medicare Part D
Keith M. Marzilli Ericson (Boston University)
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Drug Shopping and Use in the Donut Hole
Dana Goldman (University of Southern California)
Geoffrey Joyce (University of Southern California)
Neeraj Sood (University of Southern California)
Discussants:
Mark Duggan (University of Pennsylvania)
Martin Gaynor (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jay Bhattacharya (Stanford University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Skyway 260
History of Economics Society
Chicago and Democracy (B2)
Presiding: Edward Nik-Khah (Roanoke College)
The Chicago School(s) of Democratic Capitalism
Rob Van Horn (University of Rhode Island)
Ross Emmett (James Madison College, Michigan State University)
Positive Economics for Democratic Policy: Milton Friedman and the Rationalization of Political Life
Thomas Stapleford (University of Notre Dame)
Stigler on Science and Democracy
Edward Nik-Khah (Roanoke College)
Discussants:
Tiago Mata (Duke University)
Daniel Hammond (Wake Forest University)
Steven Medema (University of Colorado-Denver)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Swissotel, Montreux 3
International Banking, Economics & Finance Association
International and Fiscal Dimensions of Systemic Risks (G1)
Presiding: Robert R. Bliss (Wake Forest University)
Chinese Reserves Accumulation and US Monetary Policy: Will China Go on Buying US Financial Assets?
Luigi Bonatti (University of Trento)
Andrea Fracasso (University of Trento)
Fiscal Policy Rules and the Pricing of Defaultable Debt
Alistair Milne (City University, London)
International Fropagation of the Credit Crisis
Richard Brealey (London Business School)
Ian Cooper (London Business School)
Evi Kaplanis (London Business School)
Mapping Systemic Risk in the International Banking Network
Rodney J. Garratt (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Lavan Mahadeva (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies)
Katsiaryna Svirydzenka (International Monetary Fund)
Discussants:
Xinxin Li (Observatory Group)
TBA TBA (TBA)
Tomasz Michalski (HEC Paris, France)
Lamont Black (Federal Reserve Board)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Buckingham
International Society for New Institutional Economics
Contracts and Institutions (K2)
Presiding: Oliver Williamson (University of California-Berkeley)
The Role of Contractual Publicity in Impersonal Trade
Benito Arruñada (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Relational Renegotiation: Theory and Evidence from the Movie Industry
Robert Gibbons (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Daniel Barron (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Ricard Gil (Johns Hopkins University)
Kevin J. Murphy (University of Southern California)
Fixed versus Open Prices: A Choice between Countering Opportunism and Creating Value
Giorgio Zanarone (CUNEF)
Desmond Lo (Santa Clara University)
Business Associations and Private Ordering
Jens Prüfer (Tilburg University)
Discussants:
Oliver Williamson (University of California-Berkeley)
Jonathan Levin (Stanford University)
Steve Tadelis (University of California-Berkeley)
Bentley Macleod (Columbia University)
Jan 07, 2012 2:30 pm, Palmer House Hilton, Salon 12
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Bargaining for Quality: Labor Management Relations and the Delivery of High Quality Health Care (J1)
Presiding: Jody Hoffer Gittell (Brandeis University)
Providing Socialized Health Care: Unions in the Indian Health Service and Veterans' Administration
Rebecca Givan (Cornell University)
Partnering for Patients: A Case Study of Unit-based Collaboration in Health Care
Paul F. Clark (Pennsylvania State University)
Julie Sadler (Pennsylvania State University)
Ariel C. Avgar (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Why Labor-Management Partnerships Have Made A Difference
Peter Lazes (Cornell University)
Maria Figueroa (Cornell University)
Carla Katz (CWA Local 1034)
Strategy or Tactics? Factors Associated with the Growth of RN Unions
Michael Ash (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Jean Ann Seago (University of California-San Francisco)
Carolina Herrera (University of California-San Francisco)
Dennis Keane (University of California-San Francisco)
Joanne Spetz (University of California-San Francisco)