PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OF THE ALLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATIONS JANUARY 3-5, 2015, BOSTON, MA

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

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We realize that there are some conflicts with participants. This was unavoidable, and in such cases a co-author will have to present the paper. Changes and corrections should be sent to gwyn.p.loftis@vanderbilt.edu.

All sessions will be equipped with a projector and screen for your presentation. ASSA will not provide computers.

Special Events listings are available here.

Location of Sessions for 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts

The beginning and ending times of sessions is shown below, with the exception being on the last day of the meeting when the last time slot will run from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

8:00 am - 10:00 am
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

See also: JEL Classification System


Jan 02, 2015

Jan 02, 2015 5:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Constitution Ballroom B
Econometric Society
Presidential Address
Manuel Arellano (CEMFI) On the Econometrics of Household Income and Consumption Dynamics

Jan 02, 2015 6:30 pm, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom--Salon E
Association for Social Economics
Opening Plenary Session and Reception (A1, B5) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Ellen Mutari (Richard Stockton College of New Jersey)
Guy Standing (University of London) A Precariat Charter: Building a New Distribution System


Jan 03, 2015

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Gardner Room
African Finance & Economics Association
Trade and Africa's Structural Transformation (O1, F1)
Presiding: Leonce Ndikumana (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Can Export Promotion Agencies Stem the Deindustrialisation in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Malokele Nanivazo (UN-WIDER)
Isaac Marcelin (University of Maryland-Eastern Shore)
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Is Regional Integration Beneficial For Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa? The Case of CEMAC and WAEMU
Juliet Elu (Morehouse College)
Gregory Price (Langston University)
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What Can Trade Tell Us about Economic Transformation? Composition of Trade and Structural Transformation in African Countries
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz (University of North Florida)
Abdoul Mijiyawa (World Bank)
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Some Determinants of Inter-Country Variations in the Growth Performance of African Countries
Steve Onyeiwu (Allegheny College)
Mackensie Bluedorn (Allegheny College)
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Linking Gender Diversity, Economic Performance and Sustainability within the Microfinance Industry
Darline Augustine (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Christopher O. Wheat (Rutgers University)
Danielle T. Smith (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Charles A. Malgwi (Bentley University)
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Towards Economic Growth and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Does That Mar the Environment?
Solomon Aboagye (University of Ghana)
Paul Adjei Kwakwa (Presbyterian University College Ghana)
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Discussants:
Danielle T. Smith (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Oluyemisi Kuku-Shittu (NSSP-IFPRI)
Inoussa Boubacar (Clarion University)
Samuel Amponsah (Tokyo International University)
Malokele Nanivazo (UN-WIDER)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, St. George D
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Risk Mitigation Tools in Agriculture: Crop Insurance and Contract Farming (Q1)
Presiding: David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)
Using Prospect Theory to Explain Anomalous Crop Insurance Decisions
Bruce Babcock (Iowa State University)
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The Effects of Crop Insurance on Specialty Crop Acreage: A Focus on CAT using Unique Individual Policy Holder Data
Daniel A. Sumner (University of California-Davis)
Hyunok Lee (University of California-Davis)
Jisang Yu (University of California-Davis)
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The Pricing of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Contracts: Evidence from New England
Thomas W. Sproul (University of Rhode Island)
Jaclyn D. Kropp (University of Florida)
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How Does Crop Insurance Purchase Affect Marketing Contracts Participation
Xiaoxue Du (University of California-Berkeley)
Jennifer Ifft (Cornell University)
Liang Lu (University of California-Berkeley)
David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)
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Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Independence Ballroom
American Economic Association
A Discussion of Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the 21st Century" (D3)
Presiding: N. Gregory Mankiw (Harvard University)
Capital and Wealth in the 21st Century
David N. Weil (Brown University)
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Capital Taxation in the 21st Century
Alan J. Auerbach (University of California-Berkeley)
Kevin Hassett (American Enterprise Institute)
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Yes, r>g. So what?
N. Gregory Mankiw (Harvard University)
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About Capital in the 21st century
Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics)
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Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 202
American Economic Association
Analyzing the Dynamics of Social Networks in Developing Economies - Methods of Linking Theory to Data (O1, O3)
Presiding: Veronika K. Bertram-Huemmer (DIW Berlin)
Modeling and Measuring Information Asymmetry in the Context of Senegalese Migrants’ Remittances
Marlon Seror (Paris School of Economics)
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Networks and Manufacturing Firms in Africa: Initial Results from a Randomized Experiment
Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford University)
Simon Quinn (University of Oxford)
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Perceived Neediness and Risk Sharing
Friederike Lenel (DIW Berlin)
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Mis-measurement and Social Networks: Evidence from Survey and Census data from Ethiopia
Pramila Krishnan (University of Cambridge)
Irina Shaorshadze (University of Cambridge)
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Discussants:
Friederike Lenel (DIW Berlin)
Irina Shaorshadze (University of Cambridge)
Stefano Caria (University of Oxford)
Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 204
American Economic Association
Behavioral Political Economy (D7)
Presiding: Erik Snowberg (California Institute of Technology)
Overconfidence in Political Behavior
Pietro Ortoleva (Columbia University)
Erik Snowberg (California Institute of Technology and NBER)
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Electoral Control with Behavioral Voters
Daniel Diermeier (Northwestern University)
Christopher Li (Northwestern University)
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Collective Self-Control
Leeat Yariv (California Institute of Technology)
Alessandro Lizzeri (New York University)
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Correlation Neglect, Voting Behavior and Polarization
Ronny Razin (London School of Economics)
Gilat Levy (London School of Economics)
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Discussants:
Steven Callander (Stanford University)
Scott Ashworth (University of Chicago)
Scott Page (University of Michigan)
Stephen Ansolabehere (Harvard University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 208
American Economic Association
Capital Flows, Credit and Assets Cycles, and Macroprudential and Exchange Rate Policies (F3, F4)
Presiding: Nicolas Ernesto Magud (International Monetary Fund)
Exchange Rate Flexibility and Credit during Capital Inflow Reversals: Purgatory...not Paradise
Nicolas Ernesto Magud (International Monetary Fund)
Esteban Rodrigo Vesperoni (International Monetary Fund)
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Macroprudential Regulation Versus Mopping Up After the Crash
Olivier Jeanne (Johns Hopkins University)
Anton Korinek (Johns Hopkins University)
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Reserve Requirement Policy over the Business Cycle
Carlos Vegh (Johns Hopkins University)
Guillermo Vuletin (Brookings Institution)
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Global Liquidity, House Prices, and the Macroeconomy: Evidence from Advanced and Emerging Economies.
Alessandro Rebucci (Johns Hopkins University)
Luis Felipe Cespedes (Universidad Adolfo Ibanez)
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What are the Real Effects of QE Driven Capital Flows? Evidence from Firm-Bank Matched Data in an Emerging Market
Yusuf Soner Baskaya (CBRT)
Julian di Giovanni (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, BGSE, CREI & CEPR)
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (University of Maryland, CEPR & NBER)
Josse-Luis Peydro (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, BGSE, CREI & CEPR)
Mehmet Fatih Ulu (CBRT)
Discussants:
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (University of California-Berkeley)
Alberto Martin (CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics)
Mark Spiegel (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Thomas Helbling (International Monetary Fund)
Gurnain Pasricha (Bank of Canada)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 201
American Economic Association
Children and Labor Market Outcomes (J1, J2)
Presiding: Claudia Olivetti (Boston University)
Parental Responses to Child Support Obligations: Causal Evidence from Administrative Data
Maya Rossin-Slater (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Miriam Wust (Danish National Centre for Social Research (SFI))
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Parental Time Investments in Children: The Role of Competition for University Places in the UK
Cristina Borra (University of Sevilla)
Almudena Sevilla (Queen Mary University of London)
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The Labor Supply Effects of Delayed First Birth
Jane Leber Herr (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Elizabeth Peters (Urban Institute)
Lucie Schmidt (Williams College)
Christina Felfe (University of St. Gallen)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, The Fens
American Economic Association
Curriculum and Assessment of Economic Principles (A2)
Presiding: Carlos Asarta (University of Delaware)
Modeling and Measuring of Economics Knowledge among Freshman Students in German Higher Education
Manuel Foerster (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Roland Happ (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Sebastian Brueckner (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
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Grades, Coursework, and Student Characteristics in High School Economics
William Walstad (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Ken Rebeck (St Cloud State University)
Motivating College-Level Immersion: The AP Economics Programs and Exams
David A. Anderson (Centre College)
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Economics Assessment in the IB Diploma Programme
Susan James (International Baccalaureate)
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Discussants:
Georg Schaur (University of Tennessee)
John Swinton (Georgia College and State University)
Paul W. Grimes (Pittsburg State University)
William Bosshardt (Florida Atlantic University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Constitution Ballroom B
American Economic Association
Does Household Debt Act as a Transmission Mechanism for Long-Run Trends, Macroeconomic Shocks, and Policy? (E3, J2)
Presiding: Heather Boushey (Washington Center for Equitable Growth)
House Price Gains and United States Household Spending from 2002 to 2006
Amir Sufi (University of Chicago)
Atif Mian (Princeton University)
The Impact of Loan Modifications on Repayment, Bankruptcy, and Labor Supply: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
Will Dobbie (Princeton University)
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The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Unemployment
Kyle Herkenhoff (University of Minnesota)
Interest Rates and Equity Extraction during the Housing Boom
Benjamin Keys (University of Chicago)
Neil Bhutta (Federal Reserve Board of Governors)
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Discussants:
Claudia Sahm (Federal Reserve Board of Governors)
Ben Zipperer (Washington Center for Equitable Growth)
Jeffrey Thompson (Federal Reserve Board of Governors)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 209
American Economic Association
Empirical Market Design (D4)
Presiding: Ramesh Johari (Stanford University)
Quality Externalities and the Limits of Reputation in Two-Sided Markets
Chris Nosko (University of Chicago)
Steven Tadelis (University of California-Berkeley)
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At What Quality and What Price? Inducing Separating Equilibria as a Market Design Problem
John Joseph Horton (New York University)
Ramesh Johari (Stanford University)
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Changing the Course Allocation Mechanism at Wharton
Eric Budish (University of Chicago)
Judd Kessler (University of Pennsylvania)
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The Economics of the Common Application
Christopher Avery (Harvard University)
Parag A. Pathak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
Ali Hortacsu (University of Chicago)
Steven Tadelis (University of California-Berkeley)
Eduardo Azevedo (University of Pennsylvania)
Eric Budish (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Public Garden
American Economic Association
Experimental Evidence of the Impact of Online Education on Student Outcomes (I2, A2)
Presiding: Rebecca Maynard (University of Pennsylvania)
Virtually Large: The Effects of Class Size in Online College Courses
Eric Bettinger (Stanford University)
Christopher Doss (Stanford University)
Susanna Loeb (Stanford University)
Eric Taylor (Stanford University)
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Does Classroom Time Matter? A Randomized Field Experiment of Hybrid and Traditional Lecture Formats in Economics
Ted Joyce (Baruch College)
Sean Crockett (Baruch College)
David Jaeger (City University of New York)
Onur Altinag (City University of New York)
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Online, Blended and Classroom Teaching of Economics Principles: A Randomized Experiment
William Alpert (University of Connecticut)
Kenneth Couch (University of Connecticut)
Oskar Harmon (University of Connecticut)
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Discussants:
David Deming (Harvard University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 203
American Economic Association
Experimental Finance and Neuroeconomics (G1, D8)
Presiding: Alon Brav (Duke University)
Socioeconomic Status and Learning from Financial Information
Camelia M. Kuhnen (University of North Carolina)
Andrei Miu (Babes-Bolyai University)
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Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?
John Beshears (Harvard Business School)
James Choi (Yale University)
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Brigitte C. Madrian (Harvard University)
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What Drives Peer Effects in Financial Decision-Making? Neural and Behavioral Evidence
Cary Frydman (University of Southern California)
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Discussants:
Stephan Siegel (University of Washington)
Michaela Pagel (Columbia University)
Shimon Kogan (University of Texas-Austin)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Constitution Ballroom A
American Economic Association
External Validity of Field Experiments (B4, O1)
Presiding: John List (University of Chicago)
Do Field Experiments Afford Researchers More or Less Control than Laboratory Experiments? A Simple Model
John List (University of Chicago)
Omar Al-Ubaydli (George Mason University)
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Site Selection Bias in Program Evaluation
Hunt Allcott (New York University)
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Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Impact Evaluation
Eva Vivalt (New York University)
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Learning from Experiments when Context Matters
Lant Pritchett (Harvard University)
Justin Sandefur (Center for Global Development)
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Discussants:
Rachel Glennerster (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Poverty Action Lab)
Edward Miguel (University of California-Berkeley)
David McKenzie (World Bank)
Rema Hanna (Harvard University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Back Bay Ballroom C
American Economic Association
Firm Dynamics and Growth (O4, E6)
Presiding: Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
The Importance of Customer Relationships for U.S. Retailer Size and Growth
Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Jonathan Levin (Stanford University)
Peter Klenow (Stanford University)
Lack of Selection and Imperfect Managerial Contracts: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries
Ufuk Akcigit (University of Pennsylvania)
Harun Alp (University of Pennsylvania)
Michael Peters (London School of Economics)
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Why Doesn't Technology Flow from Rich to Poor Countries?
Harold L. Cole (University of Pennsylvania)
Jeremy Greenwood (University of Pennsylvania)
Juan M. Sanchez (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
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Constraints to the Growth of Firms: All in the Family?
David Atkin (Yale University)
Francisco J. Buera (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Amit Khandelwal (Columbia University)
Yongseok Shin (Washington University-St. Louis)
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Discussants:
Sam Kortum (Yale University)
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
Joseph P. Kaboski (University of Notre Dame)
Rocco MacChiavello (University of Warwick)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Back Bay Ballroom B
American Economic Association
Impacts of the Great Recession on Low-Income Households (I3)
Presiding: Diane Schanzenbach (Northwestern University)
The Great Recession and Credit Trends Across Income Groups
Eugene Amromin (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Leslie McGranahan (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
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Heterogeneity in the Impact of Economic Cycles and the Great Recession: Effects Within and Across the Income Distribution
Marianne Bitler (University of California-Irvine)
Hilary Hoynes (University of California-Berkeley)
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Changes in Safety Net Use During the Great Recession
Patricia Anderson (Dartmouth College)
Kristin Butcher (Wellesley College)
Diane Schanzenbach (Northwestern University)
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Where Do Children from Rich and Poor Families Go to College? Parental Income across U.S. Higher Education 1999-2012
Raj Chetty (Harvard University)
John N. Friedman (Harvard University)
Emmanuel Saez (University of California-Berkeley)
Nicholas Turner (U.S. Treasury Department)
Danny Yagan (University of California-Berkeley)
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Discussants:
Jesse Rothstein (University of California-Berkeley)
Jon Guryan (Northwestern University)
Kristin Butcher (Wellesley College)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 207
American Economic Association
Intergenerational Mobility over Time and Across Locations: Establishing the Facts and Explaining the Mechanisms (J6, D3)
Presiding: Miles Corak (University of Ottawa)
From Great Gatsby to Norway's Equal Society
Kjell G. Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics)
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Matti Sarvimäki (Aalto University and VATT)
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Interpreting Trends in Intergenerational Mobility
Martin Nybom (Stockholm University)
Jan Stuhler (Universidad Carlos III Madrid)
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Human Capital Spillovers and the Geography of Intergenerational Mobility
Giovanni Gallipoli (University of British Columbia)
Brant Abbott (Yale University)
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The Causal Effect of Parental Human Capital on Children's Human Capital
Ananth Seshadri (University of Wisconsin)
Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee (University of Mannheim)
Nicolas Roys (University of Wisconsin)
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Discussants:
Jo Blanden (University of Surrey)
Yanos Zylberberg (CREI and Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Thibaut Lamadon (University of Chicago)
Marit Rehavi (University of British Columbia)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 206
American Economic Association
International Trade with Global Value Chains (F1, F2)
Presiding: Davin Chor (National University of Singapore)
The Margins of Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Firms
Pol Antras (Harvard University)
Teresa Fort (Dartmouth College)
Felix Tintelnot (University of Chicago)
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The Global Production Line Position of Chinese Firms
Davin Chor (National University of Singapore)
Kalina Manova (Stanford University)
Zhihong Yu (University of Nottingham)
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Multinational Production and Comparative Advantage
Vanessa Alviarez (University of British Columbia)
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Global Supply Chains and Trade Policy
Emily Blanchard (Dartmouth College)
Chad Bown (World Bank)
Robert C. Johnson (Dartmouth College)
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Discussants:
Stephen Redding (Princeton University)
Peter Schott (Yale University)
Lorenzo Caliendo (Yale University)
Ralph Ossa (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Boston Common
American Economic Association
Medical Patient Behavior (I1)
Presiding: Jessica Holmes (Middlebury College)
Malpractice Laws and Incentives to Shield Assets: Evidence from Nursing Homes
Susan F. Lu (University of Rochester)
James Brickley (University of Rochester)
Gerard Wedig (University of Rochester)
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Medicaid Asset Look-Back Policy and the Elderly's Asset Holding Decisions
Padmaja Ayyagari (University of Iowa)
Daifeng He (College of William and Mary)
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Income Manipulation to Subsidized Health Insurance Programs: Evidence from Massachusetts
Julie Shi (Harvard University)
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Is Health Care an Individual Necessity? Evidence from Social Security Notch
Yuping Tsai (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
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Why Do Americans Spend So Much More on Health Care than Europeans?
Kevin X.D. Huang (Vanderbilt University)
Hui He (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
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Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon B
American Economic Association
Microeconomics (D8)
Presiding: Kyung Park (Wellesley College)
Machiavellian Delegation
Harry Di Pei (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Shoshana Vasserman (Harvard University)
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Simultaneous Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard
Daniel Gottlieb (University of Pennsylvania)
Humberto Moreira (Fundacao Getulio Vargas)
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Shrouded Transaction Costs
Renato Gomes (Toulouse School of Economics)
Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics)
Helene Bourguignon (La Banque Postale)
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How to Boost Revenues in First-Price Auctions? The Magic of Disclosing Only Winning Bids from Past Auctions
Philippe Jehiel (Paris School of Economics and University College London)
Peter Katuscak (CERGE-EI)
Fabio Michelucci (CERGE-EI)
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Intertemporal Substitution and Self Control
Petra Geraats (University of Cambridge)
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Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Riverway
American Economic Association
Structural Demand Models of Attention: Theory and Applications (L2, D8)
Presiding: Sebastien Houde (University of Maryland)
Positive Spillovers and Free Riding in Advertising of Prescription Pharmaceuticals: The Case of Antidepressants
Bradley T. Shapiro (University of Chicago)
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A/B Testing and Welfare
Benjamin Handel (University of California-Berkeley)
Jonathan Kolstad (University of Pennsylvania)
Neale Mahoney (University of Chicago)
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Rational Inattention to Discrete Choices: A New Foundation for the Multinomial Logit Model
Alisdair McKay (Boston University)
Filip Matejka (CERGE-EI)
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How Consumers Respond to Environmental Certification and the Value of Energy Information
Sebastien Houde (University of Maryland)
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Discussants:
Gautam Gowrisankaran (University of Arizona)
Michael Grubb (Boston College)
Matthew Harding (Duke University)
Mark Dean (Brown University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, Essex North
American Finance Association
Asset Pricing Theory (G1)
Presiding: Jessica Wachter (University of Pennsylvania)
Leisure Preferences, Long-Run Risks, and Human Capital Returns
Robert Dittmar (University of Michigan)
Francisco Palomino (University of Michigan)
Wei Yang (University of Indiana)
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New Entropy Restrictions and the Quest for Better Specified Asset Pricing Models
Gurdip Bakshi (University of Maryland)
Fousseni Chabi-Yo (Ohio State University)
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Asset Prices and Business Cycles with Financial Shocks
Mahdi Nezafat (Michigan State University)
Ctirad Slavik (Goethe University Frankfurt)
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Discussants:
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (New York University)
Adrien Verdelhan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, America North
American Finance Association
Dynamic Agency (G3)
Presiding: Michael Fishman (Northwestern University)
Uncertainty Shocks and Dynamic Compensation
Felix Feng (Duke University)
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A Theory of Liquidity and Risk Management Based on the Inalienability of Risky Human Capital.
Patrick Bolton (Columbia University)
Neng Wang (Columbia University)
Jinqiang Yang (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
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Delegated Investment in a Dynamic Agency Model
Florian Hoffman (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Sebastian Pfeil (Goethe University Frankfurt)
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Discussants:
Alexei Tchistyi (University of California-Berkeley)
Adriano Rampini (Duke University)
Konstantin Milbradt (Northwestern University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, America South
American Finance Association
Financial Stability (Sponsored by the Office for Financial Research (OFR)) (G2)
Presiding: Patricia Mosser (Office of Financial Research)
CoMargin
Jorge Cruz Lopez (Bank of Canada)
Jeffrey Harris (American University)
Christophe Hurlin (Universite d'Orleans)
Christophe Perignon (HEC Paris)
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Crowded Trades: An Overlooked Systemic Risk for Central Clearing Counterparties
Albert Menkveld (VU University Amsterdam)
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Financial Firm Bankruptcy and Contagion
Jean Helwege (University of South Carolina)
Gaiyan Zhang (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
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Lending Pro-Cyclicality and Macro-Prudential Policy: Evidence from Japanese LTV Ratios
Arito Ono (Mizuho Research Institute)
Hirofumi Uchida (Kobe University)
Gregory Udell (Indiana University)
Iichiro Uesugi (Hitotsubashi University)
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Discussants:
Haoxiang Zhu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University)
Phillip Monin (Office of Financial Research)
Matt Pritsker (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, Essex Center
American Finance Association
Frontiers in Corporate Decision-Making (G1)
Presiding: Francisco Perez-Gonzalez (Stanford University and Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico)
CEO Gender and Corporate Risk-Taking
Mara Faccio (Purdue University)
Maria-Teresa Marchica (University of Manchester)
Roberto Mura (University of Manchester)
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Beauty is Wealth: CEO Appearance and Shareholder Value
Joseph T. Halford (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Hung-Chia Scott Hsu (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
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Hard Marriage with Heavy Burdens: Labor Unions as Takeover Deterrents
Xuan Tian (Indiana University)
Wenyu Wang (Indiana University-Bloomington)
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State Capitalism vs. Private Enterprise
Donghua Chen (Nanjing University)
Dequan Jiang (Wuhan University and Nanjing University)
Alexander Ljungqvist (New York University)
Haitian Lu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Mingming Zhou (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs and New York University)
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Discussants:
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berkeley)
Kelly Shue (University of Chicago)
David A. Matsa (Northwestern University)
Daniel Wolfenzon (Columbia University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, Essex South
American Finance Association
Mutual Funds and Management Skill (G1)
Presiding: Laura Starks (University of Texas-Austin)
Identifying Skilled Mutual Fund Managers by Their Ability to Forecast Earnings
Hao Jiang (University of Texas-Austin)
Lu Zheng (University of California-Irvine)
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On the Demand for High-Beta Stocks: Evidence from Mutual Funds
Susan Christoffersen (University of Toronto)
Mikhail Simutin (University of Toronto)
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Mutual Fund Investment Horizon and Performance
Chunhua Lan (University of New South Wales)
Russ Wermers (University of Maryland)
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Discussants:
Richard Sias (University of Arizona)
Clemens Sialm (University of Texas-Austin)
Jeffrey Pontiff (Boston College)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, America Center
American Finance Association
Searching for Market Mistakes (G1)
Presiding: Lauren Cohen (Harvard Business School)
Analysts' Forecast Bias and the Mispricing of High Credit Risk Stocks
Mark Grinblatt (University of California-Los Angeles)
Gergana Jostova (George Washington University)
Alexander Philipov (George Mason University)
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Pictures are Worth a Thousand Words: Graphical Information Disclosure and Investment Decision Making
Peter de Goeij (Tilburg University)
Timo Hogendoorn (Achmea Holding)
Geert Van Campenhout (KU Leuven)
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Stock Duration, Analysts Recommendations, and Misvaluation
Martijn Cremers (University of Notre Dame)
Ankur Pareek (Rutgers University)
Zacharias Sautner (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)
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The Geographic Dispersion of Google Search and the Market Reaction to Earnings Announcements
Sabrina Chi (University of Arkansas)
Devin Shanthikumar (University of California-Irvine)
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Discussants:
Umit Gurun (University of Texas-Dallas)
Christa Bouwman (Texas A & M University)
Breno Schmidt (Emory University)
Joey Engelberg (University of California-San Diego)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, Great Republic
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
House Price Dynamics (R3, G1)
Presiding: Richard Green (University of Southern California)
Bubbles, Post-Crash Dynamics, and the Housing Market
Stuart Rosenthal (Syracuse University)
Crocker Liu (Cornell University)
Adam D. Nowak (West Virginia University)
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Investor Confidence as a Determinant of China’s Urban Housing Market Dynamics
Matthew Kahn (University of California-Los Angeles)
Weizeng Sun (Tsinghua University)
Siqi Zheng (Tsinghua University)
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United States House Prices over the Last 30 Years: Bubbles, Regime Shifts and Market (In)Efficiency
Robert Van Order (George Washington University)
Rose Lai (University of Macau)
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A More Timely House Price Index
Steven M. Laufer (Federal Reserve Board)
Elliot Anenberg (Federal Reserve Board)
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Discussants:
Lu Han (University of Toronto)
Kerry Vandell (University of California-Irvine)
Stephen Malpezzi (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Christian Redfearn (University of Southern California)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, Empire
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Real Options (G1, R3)
Presiding: Timothy Riddiough (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Do Value-Added Real Estate Investments Add Value?
Liang Peng (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Thomas Thibodeau (University of Colorado-Boulder)
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Real Estate Risk, Corporate Investment and Financing Choice
Xiaoying Deng (Wuhan University)
Seow Eng Ong (National University of Singapore)
Meijun Qian (National University of Singapore)
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Characteristics of Depreciation in Commercial and Multi-Family Property: An Investment Perspective
Sheharyar Bokhari (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
David Geltner (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Commercial Real Estate Market Property Level Capital Expenditure: An Options Analysis
James Shilling (DePaul University)
Shaun Bond (University of Cincinnati)
Charles Wurtzeba (DePaul University)
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Discussants:
Jeffrey Fisher (University of Indiana)
Moussa Diop (University of Wisconsin)
David Barker (University of Iowa)
John Clapp (University of Connecticut)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, Defender
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
The Liquidity of Real Estate (G1, R3)
Presiding: Brent Smith (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Commonality in Liquidity and Real Estate Securities
Anjeza Kadilli (University of Geneva)
Martin Hoesli (University of Geneva)
Kustrim Reka (University of Geneva)
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Real Estate Fund Flows and the Flow-Performance Relationship
David Downs (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Steffen Sebastian (University of Regensburg)
Christian Weistroffer (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Ren Woltering (University of Regensburg)
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Foreclosure Externalities and Real Estate Liquidity
Xun Bian (Longwood University)
Raymond Brastow (Longwood University)
Bennie Waller (Longwood University)
Scott Wentland (Longwood University)
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Liquidity Pricing of Illiquid Assets
Gianluca Marcato (University of Reading)
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Discussants:
Peng (Peter) Liu (Cornell University)
Piet Eichholtz (University of Maastricht)
Vincent W. Yao (Fannie Mae)
Steve Slezak (University of Cincinnati)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, St. Botolph
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
Intangible Capital, Creative Destruction, and Prospects for China's Continued Economic Growth (D2, O3)
Presiding: Belton Fleisher (Ohio State University)
Is China’s “Great Wall” of Patents a Barrier to Sustained Growth?
Jun Du (Aston University)
Ying Zhou (UK Enterprise Research Centre)
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China-United States Productivity Catch-Up: Escaping the Middle-Income Trap?
Gary Jefferson (Brandeis University)
Paul D. Deng (Copenhagen Business School)
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China's Patenting Surge from 2007 to 2011: More Innovation or Just More Patents?
Albert Guangzhou Hu (China Europe International Business School and National University of Singapore)
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Crisis as a Catalyst for Quality Upgrade: Evidence from Industrial Clusters in China
Jianqing Ruan (Zhejiang University)
Xiaobo Zhang (Peking University and IFPRI)
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Discussants:
Belton Fleisher (Ohio State University)
William McGuire (University of Washington-Tacoma)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon B
Association for Evolutionary Economics/International Association for Feminist Economics
Public Policy and Social Provisioning (I3)
Presiding: Timothy A. Wunder (University of Texas-Arlington)
Basic Income and the Social Provisioning Process: Some Polanyian/Keynesian Insights
Mario Seccareccia (University of Ottawa)
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Women in a Financialization World: Microcredit, Empowerment and Profits
Alicia Giron (National Autonomous University-Mexico)
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The Concept of Care in Institutional and Feminist Economics and Its Impact on Public Policy
Anna Zachorowska-Mazurkiewicz (Jagiellonian University)
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Transforming Consumers to Social Provisioners
Paula M. Cole (University of Denver)
Valerie K. Kepner (King's College)
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A Different Look at the Welfare Trap: Institutional Causes and Remedies
Necati Celik (University of Utah)
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Discussants:
Swarna S. Vepa (Madras School of Economics)
Siobhan Austen (Curtin University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon A
Association for Social Economics
Ethical Challenges Facing the Academic Economist: Theoretical Work and Pedagogy (A1, B4)
Presiding: Deirdre N. McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Economists’ Odd Stand on the Positive-Normative Distinction: A Behavioral Economics View
John B. Davis (Marquette University)
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After Samuelson: Liberal Education for Economists
Robert Garnett (Texas Christian University)
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Poisoning the Well, or How Economic Theory Damages Moral Imagination
Julie Nelson (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
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Alternative Ethical Perspectives on the Financial Crisis: Lessons for Economists
Irene van Staveren (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
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Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Hampton Room
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Energy and Energy-Intensive Industry (Q4, L2)
Presiding: Meredith Fowlie (University of California-Berkeley)
The Value of Transmission in Electricity Markets: Evidence from a Nuclear Power Plant Closure
Catie Hausman (University of Michigan)
Lucas Davis (University of California-Berkeley)
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The Causal Effects of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme: Evidence from French Manufacturing Plants
Ralf Martin (Imperial College London)
Ulrich Wagner (University of Madrid)
Mirabelle Muuls (Imperial College London)
Jonathon Colmer (London School of Economics)
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The Effect of Electricity Taxation on the German Manufacturing Sector: A Regression Discontinuity Approach
Benjamin Johannes Lutz (Centre for European Economic Research)
Florens Flues (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development)
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A one-two punch: Joint effects of natural gas abundance and renewables on coal-fired power plants
Harrison Fell (Colorado School of Mines)
Daniel Kaffine (University of Colorado-Boulder)
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Discussants:
James Bushnell (University of California-Davis)
Meredith Fowlie (University of California-Berkeley)
Ralf Martin (Imperial College London)
Kevin Novan (University of California-Davis)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon I
Association of Financial Economists/American Economic Association
Culture, Social Transmission, and Arbitrage in Financial Markets (G1, D7)
Presiding: Paola Sapienza (Northwestern University)
Does Diversity Lead to Diverse Opinions? Evidence from Languages and Stock Markets
Yen-Cheng Chang (Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance)
Harrison Hong (Princeton University)
Larissa Tiedens (Stanford University)
Na Wang (Hofstra University)
Bin Zhao (Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance)
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Social Trust and Differential Reactions of Local and Foreign Investors to Public News
Chunxin Jia (Peking University)
Yaping Wang (Peking University)
Wei Xiong (Princeton University)
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Visibility Bias in the Transmission of Consumption Norms and Undersaving
Bing Han (University of Toronto)
David Hirshleifer (University of California-Irvine)
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How Constraining Are Limits to Arbitrage?
Alexander Ljungqvist (New York University)
Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore)
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Discussants:
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
Rene M. Stulz (Ohio State University)
Alberto Bisin (New York University)
Robin Greenwood (Harvard Business School)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon G
Econometric Society
Aggregate Implications of International Capital Flows and Offshoring (F2)
Presiding: Johannes Boehm (London School of Economics)
The Risky Capital of Emerging Markets
Joel M. David (University of Southern California)
Espen Henriksen (University of California-Davis)
Ina Simonovska (University of California-Davis)
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The Impact of Contract Enforcement Costs on Outsourcing and Aggregate Productivity
Johannes Boehm (London School of Economics)
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Offshoring and the Shortening of the Quality Ladder: Evidence from Danish Apparel
Valerie Smeets (Aarhus School of Business)
Sharon Traiberman (Princeton University)
Frederic Warzynski (Aarhus School of Business)
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Offshoring, Low-Skilled Immigration and Labor Market Polarization
Federico Mandelman (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Andrei Zlate (Federal Reserve Board)
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Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon H
Econometric Society
Discounting for Climate Change Economics (G1, Q5)
Presiding: Robert E. Hall (Stanford University)
Long-Run Discount Rates: Applications to Climate Change Policies
Stefano Giglio (University of Chicago)
Matteo Maggiori (Harvard University)
Johannes Stroebel (New York University)
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Environmental Protection and Rare Disasters
Robert Barro (Harvard University)
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Gamma Discounters are Short-termist
Christian Gollier (Toulouse School of Economics)
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Discounting in a High Saving Economy
William Nordhaus (Yale University)
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Discussants:
Robert E. Hall (Stanford University)
Xavier Gabaix (New York University)
Derek Lemoine (University of Arizona)
Maureen Cropper (University of Maryland)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon E
Econometric Society
Financial Contracts and the Macro Economy (G3)
Presiding: Efraim Benmelech (Northwestern University)
Financial Contracts and the Macro Economy
Efraim Benmelech (Northwestern University)
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Short-Term Debt and Financial Crisis: What We Can Learn from United States Treasury Supply
Arvind Krishnamurthy (Stanford University)
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen (University of California-Berkeley)
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Securitization and Asset Prices
Yunus Aksoy (University of London)
Henrique S. Basso (Bank of Spain)
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Covenant-Light Contracts and Creditor Coordination
Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics)
Victoria Ivashina (Harvard Business School)
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Discussants:
Michael Weisbach (Ohio State University)
Samuel Hanson (Harvard Business School)
Adi Sunderam (Harvard Business School)
Jennifer Dlugosz (Washington University-St. Louis)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon F
Econometric Society
High Dimensional Methods in Consumer Demand Models (C5)
Presiding: Arthur Lewbel (Boston College)
BLP-LASSO: Demand Estimation with Complex Products
Benjamin Gillen (California Institute of Technology)
Hyungsik Roger Moon (University of Southern California)
Matthew Shum (California Institute of Technology)
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Analysis of High Dimensional Random Coefficient Models with Applications to Consumer Demand
Stefan Hoderlein (Boston College)
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Are High Advertising to Sales Ratios Justified by Advertising Elasticities? Evidence from Consumer Panel Data with Model Section
Jeremy Fox (University of Michigan)
Yuya Sasaki (Johns Hopkins University)
Stefan Hoderlein (Boston College)
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Optimal Instruments for Differentiated Product Demand Systems
Amit Gandhi (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Jean-Francois Houde (University of Pennsylvania)
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Discussants:
Bruce Hansen (University of Wisconsin)
Christian Hansen (University of Chicago)
Marc Rysman (Boston University)
Arthur Lewbel (Boston College)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon D
Econometric Society
Tail Risks (D8, G1)
Presiding: Laura Veldkamp (New York University)
Understanding Uncertainty Shocks and the Role of the Black Swan
Anna Orlik (Federal Reserve Board)
Laura Veldkamp (New York University)
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On the Measurement of Economic Tail Risk
Steven Kou (National University of Singapore)
Xianhua Peng (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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Interest Rate Uncertainty and Economic Fluctuations
Drew Dennis Creal (University of Chicago)
Jing Cynthia Wu (University of Chicago)
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Sovereign Tail Risk
Antonio Moreno (Universidad de Navarra)
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Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Provincetown
Health Economics Research Organization/American Economic Association
Health Insurance and Labor Market Outcomes (I1)
Presiding: Donald E. Yett (University of Southern California)
Medicaid as an Investment In Children: What is the Long-Term Impact on Tax Receipts?
David Brown (U.S. Treasury Department)
Amanda Kowalski (Yale University)
Ithai Lurie (U.S. Treasury Department)
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The Impact of the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Provision on Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Tax Data
Bradley Heim (Indiana University)
Ithai Lurie (U.S. Treasury Department)
Kosali Simon (Indiana University)
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How Do Providers Respond to Public Health Insurance Expansions? Evidence from Adult Medicaid Dental Benefits
Thomas Buchmueller (University of Michigan)
Sarah Miller (University of Notre Dame)
Marko Vujicic (American Dental Association)
Discussants:
John N. Friedman (Harvard University)
Colleen Carey (University of Michigan)
Seth Freedman (Indiana University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon D
International Banking Economics & Finance Association
Central Bank Policy and CCP's (G2, E5)
Presiding: S. Wayne Passmore (Federal Reserve Board)
Does a CCP Reduce Counterparty Risk in a Heterogeneous Network?
Rodney Garratt (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Peter Zimmerman (Bank of England)
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The Risk-Taking Channel of Monetary Policy - Exploring All Avenues
Diana Bonfim (Bank of Portugal)
Carla Soares (Bank of Portugal)
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Do Central Bank Interventions Limit the Market Discipline from Short-Term Debt?
Viral Acharya (New York University)
Diane Pierret (New York University)
Sascha Steffen (European School of Management and Technology)
[View Abstract]
Federal Reserve Tools for Managing Rates and Reserves
Antoine Martin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Jamie McAndrews (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Ali Palida (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
David Skeie (Federal Reserve bank of New York)
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Discussants:
Cyril Monnet (University of Bern)
Oliver de Groot (Federal Reserve Board)
Ralf R. Meisenzahl (Federal Reserve Board)
Wilko Bolt (De Nederlandsche Bank)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, Helicon
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Research and Practice from Inside the Workforce Development and Unemployment Systems (J3)
Presiding: Mary Gatta (Wider Opportunities for Women)
All I Want Is a Job: Unemployed Women Navigating the Public Workforce System
Mary Gatta (Wider Opportunities for Women)
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Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences
Alex Vasquez (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brandeis University)
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Innovations in Workforce Development
Geri Scott (Jobs for the Future)
Alexandra Waugh (Jobs for the Future)
[View Abstract]
Discussants:
Adrienne Eaton (Rutgers University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, Courier
Labor & Employment Relations Association
The Employee Ownership Approach to Shared Prosperity: New Research (J3)
Presiding: Joseph Blasi (Rutgers University)
Employment Ownership and Firm Survival through the Great Recession
Fidan Ana Kurtulus (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Douglas L. Kruse (Rutgers University)
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The Effect of Employee Ownership on Effort and Supervision
Erik K. Olsen (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
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Best for Whom? Social Stratification, Employee Ownership, and Employee Outcomes in Fortune's Best Companies to Work For
Edward J. Carberry (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Joan S.M. Meyers (University of the Pacific)
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Employee Ownership: A View from the Lab
Phil Mellizo (College of Wooster)
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Discussants:
Richard B. Freeman (Harvard University)
Christopher Mackin (Rutgers University)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Westin Copley, North Star
Labor & Employment Relations Association
The Evolution of White Collar Occupations and Professions (J1)
Presiding: Paul Osterman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
The Changing Structure of White Collar Employment: A Review of Recent Trends
Françoise Carré (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
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The Evolution of Legal Careers: The Case of Big Law Associates
Christine Riordan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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The Changing Contours of Managerial Careers: The Case of Non-Profits
Diane Burton (Cornell University)
Jae Eun Lee (Cornell University)
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Discussants:
Michael J. Piore (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom--Salons J & K
National Association for Business Economics
The Outlook for the United States and Global Economy: Headwinds, Tailwinds, and Whirlwinds (E6) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: John Silvia (Wells Fargo)
R. Glenn Hubbard (Columbia University)
Ellen Hughes-Cromwick (University of Michigan)
John E. Silvia (Wells Fargo)
Lawrence H. Summers (Harvard University)
John C. Williams (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Tufts
Society of Government Economists
New Insights from Government Statistics (B4, C8)
Presiding: Amelie F. Constant (Institute for the Study of Labor and George Washington University)
Measuring the Risk: Medical Care Economic Risk and the Supplemental Poverty Measure
Joelle Abramowitz (U.S. Census Bureau)
Brett O’Hara (U.S. Census Bureau)
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The Recent Decline in Single Quarter Jobs
Henry Hyatt (U.S. Census Bureau)
James Spletzer (U.S. Census Bureau)
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Job Creation, Small vs. Large vs. Young, and the SBA
J. David Brown (U.S. Census Bureau)
Emin Dinlersoz (U.S. Census Bureau)
John S. Earle (George Mason University and Central European University)
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Discussants:
Anne Hall (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Leo Sveikauskas (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jay Stewart (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Sheraton Boston, Exeter Room
Transportation & Public Utilities Group
Topics in Transportation Economics (L9)
Presiding: Patrick McCarthy (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Congesting the Commons: A Test for Strategic Congestion Externalities in the Airline Industry
Alejandro Molnar (Vanderbilt University)
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The Impact of Gulf Carrier Competition on U.S. Airlines
Martin Dresner (University of Maryland)
Christian Hofer (University of Arkansas)
Fabio Mendez (Loyola University-Maryland)
Kerry Tan (Loyola University-Maryland)
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The Determinants of Motorcycle Fatalities: Are All Helmet Laws the Same?
Richard Fowles (University of Utah)
Peter Loeb (Rutgers University-Newark)
William A. Clarke (Bentley University)
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Determinants of Passenger Vessel-Accident Damage Severity and Injuries
Tsz Lueng Yip (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Di Jin (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Wayne Kenneth Talley (Old Dominion University)
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Discussants:
Kerry Tan (Loyola University-Maryland)
Alejandro Molnar (Vanderbilt University)
Jeffrey Cohen (University of Connecticut)
Wesley Wilson (University of Oregon)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Orleans
Union for Radical Political Economics
Inequality in America: Reflections on or Reactions to Piketty (E6)
Presiding: David Barkin (Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana)
Seeing Inequality in the First World from the Third World
David Barkin (Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana)
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Thomas Piketty on Capitalism and Inequality: A Radical Economics Perspective
Gary Mongiovi (St. Johns University)
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Piketty: Analyzing Polarization of Income and Wealth: The Tax Haven Gorilla and Other Stories
Mehrene Larudee (Al Quds Bard College-Palestine)
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Piketty's Political Economy: The Dynamics of Distribution in 21st Century Capitalism
Victor Lippit (University of California-Riverside)
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Discussants:
Marlene Kim (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Robert McKee (Independent Scholar)

Jan 03, 2015 8:00 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Hyannis
Union for Radical Political Economics
Theory and Practices of Cooperatives (P1)
Presiding: Christopher Gunn (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)
Credit Union Cooperatives and Job Growth
Mark Klinedinst (University of Southern Mississippi)
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Financing Workers’ Cooperatives
Daniel Fireside (Equal Exchange Cooperative)
Christopher Gunn (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)
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The Multi-Anchor Model as a Co-operative Incubator: Achievements and Limitations of the Evergreen Model in Cleveland.
Julia Poznik (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Ruchira Sen (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Jonathan Ramse (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
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On the Relative Absence of Worker Ownership/Management: A Taxonomy
Jonathan Jenner (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
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Discussants:
Al Campbell (University of Utah)
Ulla Garpard (Colgate University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, St. George D
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
The Nature and Importance of Commodity and Relational Good Exchanges (Q1)
Presiding: Scott Swinton (Michigan State University)
Commodity and Relational Good Exchanges and Commodification and Decommodification
Lindon Robison (Michigan State University)
Ken Frank (Michigan State University)
Jeffrey Oliver (Michigan State University)
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The Hidden Cost of Regulation: Emotional Responses to Command and Control
David Just (Cornell University)
Andrew Hanks (Ohio State University)
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Selfishness and Social Capital Motives and Recycling Behavior
Satish Joshi (Michigan State University)
Shaun Jin (Michigan State University)
Lindon Robison (Michigan State University)
Richard Winder (Michigan State Bar Foundation)
Robert Shupp (Michigan State University)
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Discussants:
Norbert Wilson (Auburn University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 206
American Economic Association
Buyer-Supplier Relationships in International Trade (F1, F6)
Presiding: James Tybout (Pennsylvania State University)
International Buyer-Seller Networks with Two-Sided Search
Jonathan Eaton (Brown University)
David Jinkins (Pennsylvania State University)
James Tybout (Pennsylvania State University)
Daniel Xu (Duke University)
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Two-sided Heterogeneity and Trade
Andrew B. Bernard (Dartmouth College)
Andreas Moxnes (Dartmouth College)
Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe (University of Oslo)
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Supervisory Management and Productivity Dispersion in the Bangladeshi Garment Sector
Rocco Macchiavello (University of Warwick)
Christopher Woodruff (University of Warwick)
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Assortative Matching of Exporters and Importers
Yoichi Sugita (Stockholm School of Economics)
Kensuke Teshima (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM))
Enrique Seira (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM))
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Discussants:
Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)
Bernardo Blum (University of Toronto)
Amit Khandelwal (Columbia University)
James Rauch (University of California-San Diego)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 203
American Economic Association
Efficient Pricing in Health Care Markets (I1)
Presiding: Joseph Doyle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Externalities and Taxation of Supplemental Insurance: A Study of Medicare and Medigap
Marika Cabral (University of Texas-Austin)
Neale Mahoney (University of Chicago)
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Paying for Quality in Healthcare
Joseph Doyle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
John Graves (Vanderbilt University)
Jonathan Gruber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Paying on the Margin for Medical Care: Evidence from Breast Cancer Treatments
Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Heidi Williams (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance
Katherine Baicker (Harvard University)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Joshua Schwartzstein (Dartmouth College)
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Discussants:
Joshua Gottlieb (University of British Columbia)
Amitabh Chandra (Harvard University)
Douglas Staiger (Dartmouth College)
Benjamin Handel (University of California-Berkeley)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 202
American Economic Association
Financial Architecture and Regulation (G2, L1)
Presiding: Robert Townsend (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Spatial Competition among Financial Service Providers and Optimal Contract Design
Robert Townsend (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Victor Zhorin (University of Chicago)
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Inefficient Financial Market Formation
Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Asuman Ozdaglar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi (Columbia University)
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Diversification of Geographic Risk in Retail Bank Networks: Evidence from Bank Expansion after the Riegle-Neal Act
Victor Aguirregabiria (University of Toronto)
Robert Clark (HEC Montreal)
Hui Wang (Peking University)
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Welfare Consequences of Capital Requirements in a Simple Quantitative Model of Banking Industry Dynamics
Dean Corbae (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Pablo D'Erasmo (University of Maryland)
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Discussants:
Ariel Zetlin-Jones (Carnegie Mellon University)
Michael Gofman (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Borghan Narajabad (Federal Reserve Board)
Saki Bigio (Columbia University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 201
American Economic Association
Financial Frictions and the Macroeconomy (E3)
Presiding: Ayse Sapci (Colgate University)
Measuring De Facto Financial Openness: A New Index
Andreas Steiner (University of Osnabrueck)
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Financial Markets, Industry Dynamics, and Growth
Raoul Minetti (Michigan State University)
Pietro Peretto (Duke University)
Maurizio Iacopetta (Sciences Po and Skema)
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Financial Shocks, Credit Regimes, and Global Spillovers
Norbert Metiu (Deutsche Bundesbank)
Michael Grill (European Central Bank)
Bjoern Hilberg (Deutsche Bundesbank)
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Banks, Capital Flows and Financial Crises
Ozge Akinci (Federal Reserve Board)
Albert Queralto (Federal Reserve Board)
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The Financing of Ideas and the Great Deviation
Daniel Garcia-Macia (Stanford University)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 208
American Economic Association
Growth and Trade (F1, O1)
Presiding: Stephen Redding (Princeton University)
Management Practices and International Trade: Firm-Level Evidence from China
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
Kalina Manova (Stanford University)
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
Zhihong Yu (Nottingham University)
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The Dynamics of Firm Capabilities
Stephen Redding (Princeton University)
Peter Schott (Yale University)
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Sources of Firm Heterogeneity
Colin Hottman (Columbia University)
Stephen Redding (Princeton University)
David E. Weinstein (Columbia University)
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Impacts of Foreign Competition on Domestic Innovation: Evidence from United States Patents
David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
David Dorn (CEMFI)
Gordon Hanson (University of California-San Diego)
Pian Shu (Harvard Business School)
Gary Pisano (Harvard Business School)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Riverway
American Economic Association
Heterogeneous Externalities (Q5, H2)
Presiding: Christopher Knittel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Step on It: Evidence on the Variation in On-Road Fuel Economy
Ashley Langer (University of Arizona)
Shaun McRae (University of Michigan)
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Location, location, location? \\What drives variation in the marginal benefits of renewable energy and demand-side efficiency
Duncan Callaway (University of California-Berkeley)
Meredith Fowlie (University of California-Berkeley)
Gavin McCormick (University of California-Berkeley)
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Measuring the Spatial Heterogeneity in Environmental Externalities from Driving: A Comparison of Gasoline and Electric Vehicles
Stephen Holland (University of North Carolina-Greensboro)
Erin Mansur (Dartmouth College)
Nicholas Z. Muller (Middlebury College)
Andrew Yates (University of North Carolina)
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The Implications of Heterogeneity for the Regulation of Energy-Consuming Durable Goods
Mark Jacobsen (University of California-San Diego)
Christopher Knittel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
James Sallee (University of Chicago)
Arthur van Benthem (University of Pennsylvania)
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Discussants:
Joseph S. Shapiro (Yale University)
Ryan Kellogg (University of Michigan)
Don Fullerton (University of Illinois-Urbana‑Champaign)
Steve Cicala (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Back Bay Ballroom C
American Economic Association
High Stakes Energy and Environmental Problems in Developing Countries (Q4, Q5)
Presiding: Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago)
Growth, Pollution, and Life Expectancy: China from 1991-2012
Avraham Ebenstein (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Maoyong Fan (Ball State University)
Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago)
Guojun He (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Maigeng Zhou (Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
Impacts of Climate Change on Low-Lying and Flood-Prone Areas: The Case of Bangladesh
Raymond Guiteras (University of Maryland)
Amir Jina (University of Chicago)
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale University)
Pre-Paid Metering and Electricity Access in the Developing World
B. Kelsey Jack (Tufts University)
Grant Smith (University of Cape Town)
Moving up the Energy Ladder: The Effect of an Increase in Economic Well-Being on the Fuel Consumption Choices of the Poor in India
Rema Hanna (Harvard University)
Paulina Oliva (University of California-Santa Barbara)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 204
American Economic Association
Housing Finance (D1, G2)
Presiding: Luigi Guiso (Ente Luigi Einaudi)
The Effectiveness of Mandatory Mortgage Counseling: Can One Dissuade Borrowers from Choosing Risky Mortgages?
Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore)
Eugene Amromin (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Itzhak Ben-David (Ohio State University)
Souphala Chomsisengphet (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Douglas Darrell Evanoff (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
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The Supply Side of Housing Finance
Gabriele Foà (Yale University)
Leonardo Gambacorta (Bank for International Settlements)
Luigi Guiso (Ente Luigi Einaudi)
Paolo Emilio Mistrulli (Bank of Italy)
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Inattention and Inertia in Household Finance: Evidence from the Danish Mortgage Market
Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School)
John Campbell (Harvard University)
Kasper Meisner Nielsen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Tarun Ramadorai (University of Oxford)
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Mortgage Rates, Household Balance Sheets, and the Real Economy
Benjamin Keys (University of Chicago)
Tomasz Piskorski (Columbia University)
Amit Seru (University of Chicago)
Vincent W. Yao (Fannie Mae)
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Discussants:
Brigitte C. Madrian (Harvard University)
Umit Gurun (University of Texas-Dallas)
Xavier Gabaix (New York University)
Karen Pence (Federal Reserve Board)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, The Fens
American Economic Association
Information Disclosure in Financial Markets (G1, E5)
Presiding: Gary Gorton (Yale University and NBER)
Runs versus Lemons: Information Disclosure, Fiscal Capacity and Financial Stability
Miguel de Faria e Castro (New York University)
Joseba Martinez (New York University)
Thomas Philippon (New York University and NBER)
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Mandatory Disclosure and Financial Contagion
Fernando Alvarez (University of Chicago and NBER)
Gadi Barlevy (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
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Government Intervention and Information Aggregation by Prices
Philip Bond (University of Washington)
Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania)
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How Central Banks End Crises
Gary Gorton (Yale University and NBER)
Guillermo Ordonez (University of Pennsylvania and NBER)
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Discussants:
Guido Lorenzoni (Northwestern University and NBER)
Bengt Holmstrom (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER)
Laura Veldkamp (New York University and NBER)
Mark Gertler (New York University and NBER)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 209
American Economic Association
Political Economy (D8)
Presiding: Mark Crain (Lafayette College)
Do Politicians Change Public Attitudes?
Dan-Olof Rooth (Linnaeus University)
Gordon Dahl (University of California-San Diego)
Magnus Carlsson (Linnaeus University)
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The Political Economy of Financial Systems: Evidence from Suffrage Reforms in the Last Two Centuries
Thomas Lambert (UC Louvain)
Hans Degryse (KU Leuven and CEPR)
Armin Schwienbacher (Université Lille Nord de France - SKEMA)
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Why Culture Matters Most
David C. Rose (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
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How Social Networks Shape Our Values? A Natural Experiment among Future French Politicians
Yann Algan (Sciences Po)
Quoc-Anh Do (Sciences Po)
Alexis Le Chapelain (Sciences Po)
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From Green Users to Green Voters
Diego Comin (Harvard University)
Johannes Rode (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon B
American Economic Association
Productivity (O1)
Presiding: Shawn Sprague (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Misallocation, Establishment Size, and Productivity
Pedro Bento (West Virginia University)
Diego Restuccia (University of Toronto)
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Crowdsourced Digital Goods and Firm Productivity: Evidence from Open Source Software
Frank Nagle (Harvard Business School)
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Harris-Todaro Meets Roy: Employment Risk, Selection, and Productivity Differences
Wenbiao Cai (University of Winnipeg)
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Good Firms, Worker Flows and Local Productivity
Michel Serafinelli (University of Toronto)
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How Organizational Hierarchy Affects Information Production
Janis Skrastins (London Business School)
Vikrant Vig (London Business School)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Constitution Ballroom A
American Economic Association
Reflections on New Growth Theory (O4)
Presiding: Charles I. Jones (Stanford University)
Human Capital and Growth
Robert Lucas, Jr. (University of Chicago)
Mathiness in Economic Theories of Growth (Revised Title)
Paul Romer (New York University)
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Lessons from Schumpeterian Growth Theory
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Ufuk Akcigit (University of Pennsylvania)
Peter Howitt (Brown University)
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Globalization and Growth
Gene Grossman (Princeton University)
Elhanan Helpman (Harvard University)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Back Bay Ballroom B
American Economic Association
Talking the Talk: Communicating Economics to a Broader Audience (A1, Y1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Donald Marron (Urban Institute)
Jonathan Schwabish (Congressional Budget Office) How Economists Can Present Data and Graphics Effectively
Amanda Cox (New York Times) Using Data to Tell Stories at the New York Times
Jim Tankersley (Washington Post) Combining Data and Narratives at the Washington Post
Justin Wolfers (University of Michigan and Brookings Institution) Using Social Media to Distribute Economic Research

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Constitution Ballroom B
American Economic Association
The Economics Major and Economics Education Research - The Past 20 Years, Panel Discussion (A2) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Wendy Stock (Montana State University)
Sam Allgood (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
John Siegfried (Vanderbilt University)
William Walstad (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Independence Ballroom
American Economic Association
The Undismal Science (A1)
Presiding: Richard Thaler (University of Chicago)
Tackling Temptation
Katherine L. Milkman (University of Pennsylvania)
Design and Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies in Poor Countries
Pascaline Dupas (Stanford University)
Racial Inequality in the 21st Century: The Declining Significance of Discrimination
Roland Fryer (Harvard University)
The Micro of Macro
Amir Sufi (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Hynes Convention Center, Room 207
American Economic Association
Thriving Through Balance (H8, Z1)
Presiding: Robert A. Johnson (Institute for New Economic Thinking)
Striving for Balance: Inequality and Consumption
Joseph E. Stiglitz (Columbia University)
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Achieving the Right Balance: The Optimal Mix of Economic and Social Motivations
George Akerlof (University of California-Berkeley)
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Cooperation, Motivation and Reflexive Social Balance
Dennis James Snower (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)
Tania Singer (Max Planck Institute)
Steven Bosworth (Kiel Institute)
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Public Self and Private Self: The Virtuous Balance
Herbert Gintis (Santa Fe Institute)
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Discussants:
Steven Bosworth (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)
William Dickens (Brookings Institution)
George Akerlof (University of California-Berkeley)
John Roemer (Yale University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Republic Ballroom Foyer
American Economic Association
Topics in Macroeconomics (E1) (Poster Session)
Presiding: Edward Gamber (Lafayette College)
Does Deflation Threaten the Global Economy?
Azhar Iqbal (Wells Fargo)
John E. Silvia (Wells Fargo)
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On the Stability of Calvo-Style Price-Setting Behavior
Margarita Zabelina (Emory University)
Stéphane Lhuissier (Panthéon-Sorbonne University)
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News Shocks and Business Cycles: Bridging the Gap from Different Methodologies
Christoph Gortz (University of Birmingham)
John Tsoukalas (University of Glasgow)
Business Cycle Dynamics under Sticky Information
Fabio Verona (Bank of Finland)
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Countercyclical Unemployment Benefits under Incomplete Markets
Michael Horvath (University of Oxford)
Charles Nolan (University of Glasgow)
Corporate hedging, regime changes, and credit supply
Matthias Pelster (TU Dortmund University)
The Role of Consumer Leverage in Financial Crises
Dilyana Dimova (Oxford University and International Monetary Fund)
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Credit Contractions and Unemployment
Mihaly Tamas Borsi (Universidad de Alicante)
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Regime-Switching Perturbation for Non-Linear Equilibrium Models
Nelson Lind (University of California-San Diego)
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Raising the Inflation Target to Manoeuvre the Zero Lower Bound: The Role of Fiscal Policy
Raju Huidrom (University of Virginia)
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Can Internet Search Behavior Help to Forecast the Macro Economy?
Taoxiong Liu (Tsinghua University)
Bin Xu (Tsinghua University)
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Government Spending, Entry and the Consumption Crowding-In Puzzle
Vivien Lewis (KU Leuven)
Roland Winkler (TU Dortmund University)
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Technological Revolutions and the Three Great Slumps: A Medium-Run Analysis
Dan Cao (Georgetown University)
Jean-Paul L'Huillier (EIEF)
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Learning About the Permanence of Shocks and Asset Pricing Puzzles
Daniel Louis Tortorice (Brandeis University)
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Learning, Unlearning, and Relearning Keynes
Fabio Milani (University of California-Irvine)
Mario Silva (University of California-Irvine)
The Welfare Cost of Real Volatility: A Comparative Analysis
Rafael Lopez-Monti (George Washington University)
Forecasting in a DSGE Model with Banking Intermediation: Evidence from United States
Alessia Paccagnini (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)
Roberta Cardani (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)
Stefania Villa (University of Foggia and KU Leuven)
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Rational Bias in Inflation Expectations
Robert G. Murphy (Boston College)
Adam Rohde (Charles River Associates)
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What Explains Japan's Persistent Deflation?
Carlos Carvalho (Pontifical Catholic University-Rio)
Andrea Ferrero (University of Oxford)
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Job Polarization and Structural Change
Zsofia Luca Barany (Sciences Po)
Christian Siegel (University of Exeter)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Commonwealth
American Economic Association
Twenty Years of Present Bias (D1, D9)
Presiding: Ted O'Donoghue (Cornell University)
Present Bias and Paternalism
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Present Bias: Lessons Learned, and To Be Learned
Ted O'Donoghue (Cornell University)
Matthew Rabin (Harvard University)
Judging Experimental Evidence on Dynamic Inconsistency
Charles Sprenger (Stanford University)
Discussants:
Nava Ashraf (Harvard Business School)
Daniel Benjamin (Cornell University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Public Garden
American Economic Association
Unions and the Labor Market (J5, J2)
Presiding: David Card (University of California-Berkeley)
Who Do Unions Target? Unionization over the Life-Cycle of United States Businesses
Emin Dinlersoz (U.S. Census Bureau)
Jeremy Greenwood (University of Pennsylvania)
Henry Hyatt (U.S. Census Bureau)
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The Surprising Impacts of Unionization on Establishments: Accounting for Selection in Close Union Representation Elections
Brigham Frandsen (Brigham Young University)
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Union Organizing Decisions in a Deteriorating Environment: The Composition of Representation Elections
Henry S. Farber (Princeton University)
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Unions in a Frictional Labor Market
Per Krusell (Stockholm University)
Leena Rudanko (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
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Discussants:
Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (University of Pennsylvania)
Suresh Naidu (Columbia University)
Richard B. Freeman (Harvard University)
Baris Kaymak (Université de Montréal)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon A
American Economic Association
Wage Rigidities and Equilibrium Unemployment (J6)
Presiding: David Garman (Tufts University)
The Declining Labor Income Share: The View from the States
Owen Zidar (University of California-Berkeley)
Daniel Wilson (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Robert Chirinko (University of Illinois-Chicago and CESifo)
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Unemployment Crises
Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau (Carnegie Mellon University)
Lu Zhang (Ohio State University)
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Wage Rigidity and Labor Market Dynamics with Sorting
Bastian Schulz (Ifo Institute-Munich)
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Wage Rigidity: A Quantitative Solution to Several Asset Pricing Puzzles
Jack Favilukis (University of British Columbia)
Xiaoji Lin (Ohio State University)
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Worker Churning and Wage Rigidity during the Financial Crisis: The Role of Firm Quality
Mario Centeno (Banco de Portugal)
Alvaro Novo (Banco de Portugal)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, America Center
American Finance Association
CEO Incentives and Compensation (G3)
Presiding: Paul Povel (University of Houston)
CEOs and the Product Market: When are Powerful CEOs Beneficial?
Minwen Li (Tsinghua University)
Yao Lu (Tsinghua University)
Gordon Phillips (University of Southern California)
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Out-of-the-Money CEOs: Inferring Private Control Premium from CEO Option Exercise
Vyacheslav Fos (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Wei Jiang (Columbia University)
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Say on Pay Laws, Executive Compensation, Pay Slice, and Firm Value around the World
Ricardo Correa (Federal Reserve Board)
Ugur Lel (Virginia Tech)
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Relative Performance Evaluation in CEO Compensation: A Non-Agency Explanation
David De Angelis (Rice University)
Yaniv Grinstein (Cornell University)
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Discussants:
Alex Edmans (University of Pennsylvania)
Dirk Jenter (Stanford University)
Kenneth Ahern (University of Southern California)
Michael Faulkender (University of Maryland)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, Essex North
American Finance Association
Credit Ratings and Credit Risk (G2)
Presiding: Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics)
Does It Matter Who Owns Moody's?
Xing Zhou (Rutgers University)
Simi Kedia (Rutgers University)
Shivaram Rajgopal (Emory University)
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Did Government Regulations Lower Credit Rating Quality?
Patrick Behr (Getulio Vargas Foundation)
Darren Kisgen (Boston College)
Jerome Taillard (Boston College)
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The Quality of Expertise
Edward Van Wesep (Vanderbilt University)
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Do Bond Investors Price Tail Risk Exposures of Financial Institutions?
Sudheer Chava (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Rohan Gandhuri (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Vijay Yerramili (University of Houston)
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Discussants:
Todd Gormley (University of Pennsylvania)
Marcus M. Opp (University of California-Berkeley)
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
Bryan Kelly (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, America South
American Finance Association
Finance and Climate Risk (AFA Panel) (G1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Kent Daniel (Columbia University)
Kent Daniel (Columbia University)
Robert Barro (Harvard University)
Rajnish Mehra (Arizona State University)
Lars Hansen (University of Chicago)
Robert Litterman (Kepos Capital)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, America North
American Finance Association
Macro Asset Pricing (G2)
Presiding: Lorenzo Garlappi (University of British Columbia)
Index Option Returns and Generalized Entropy Bounds
Yan Liu (Duke University)
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Assessing Asset Pricing Models Using Revealed Preferences
Jonathan Berk (Stanford University)
Jules van Binsbergen (Stanford University)
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Mutual Fund Competition, Managerial Skill and Alpha Persistence
Gerard Hoberg (University of Southern California)
Nitin Kumar (Indian School of Business)
Nagpurnanand Prabhala (University of Maryland)
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The Booms and Busts of Beta Arbitrage
Shiyang Huang (London School of Economics)
Dong Lou (London School of Economics)
Christopher Polk (London School of Economics)
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Discussants:
Ravi Jagannathan (Northwestern University)
Sheridan Titman (University of Texas-Austin)
Tobias Moskowitz (University of Chicago)
Jessica Wachter (University of Pennsylvania)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, Essex Center
American Finance Association
Mergers (G3)
Presiding: Matthew Rhodes-Kropf (Harvard Business School)
Currency Appreciation Shocks and Shareholder Wealth Creation in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Chen Lin (University of Hong Kong)
Micah Officer (Loyola Marymount University)
Beibei Shen (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
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The Bonding Hypothesis of Takeover Defenses: Evidence from IPO Firms
Jonathan Karpoff (University of Washington)
William Johnson (Suffolk University)
Sangho Yi (Sogang University)
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Entry and Competition in Takeover Auctions
Matthew Gentry (London School of Economics)
Caleb Stroup (Grinnell College)
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Discussants:
Andrey Malenko (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Isil Erel Koksal (Ohio State University)
Dalida Kadyrzhanova (University of Maryland)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, Essex South
American Finance Association
Monetary Policy and Financial Markets (G2)
Presiding: Arvind Krishnamurthy (Stanford University)
High Frequency Identification of Monetary Non-Neutrality
Emi Nakamura (Columbia University)
Jon Steinsson (Columbia University)
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A Model of Monetary Policy and Risk Premia
Itamar Drechsler (New York University)
Alexi Savov (New York University)
Philipp Schnabl (New York University)
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Expecting the Fed
Anna Cieslak (Northwestern University)
Pavol Povala (University of London-Birkbeck)
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Resolving the Spanning Puzzle in Macro-Finance Term Structure Models
Michael Bauer (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Glenn Rudebusch (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
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Discussants:
Eric Swanson (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and University of California-Irvine)
Stefan Nagel (University of Michigan)
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California-Berkeley)
Anh Le (University of North Carolina)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, Defender
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Innovations to the Hedonic Model (R2, R1)
Presiding: Maisy Wong (University of Pennsylvania)
What’s in a Loan Yield? The Construction of a Hedonic Index of Yields for Commercial Real Estate Mortgages
Serguei Chervachidze (CBRE Econometric Advisors)
Mark Gallagher (CBRE Econometric Advisors)
William Wheaton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Estimating Hedonic Equilibrium for Metropolitan Housing Markets with Multiple Household Types
Luis E. Quintero (Carnegie Mellon University)
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How Sensitive are Sales Prices to Online Price Estimates in the Real Estate Market?
Yong Suk Lee (Stanford University)
Yuya Sasaki (Johns Hopkins University)
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Incorporating Dynamic Behavior into the Hedonic Model
Alvin Murphy (Arizona State University)
Kelly Bishop (Arizona State University)
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Discussants:
Jaren Pope (Brigham Young University)
Nicolai Kuminoff (Arizona State University)
Daniel Fetter (Wellesley College)
Christopher Palmer (University of California-Berkeley)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, Empire
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Labor Productivity in Cities (R1, J2)
Presiding: Jeffrey Lin (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Rural-Urban Migration, Structural Change, and Housing Markets in China
Ping Wang (Washington University-St. Louis)
Carlos Garriga (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Yang Tang (Nanyang Technological University)
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Heterogeneous Returns to Knowledge Exchange: Evidence from the Urban Wage Premium
Christopher Cunningham (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Michaela Patton (University of Alabama)
Robert Reed (University of Alabama)
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House Price and Population Composition of Cities: Testing Models Using the Location of Hispanic Workers
Daniel Broxterman (George Washington University)
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Emergent Superstar Cities
Bochao Zhang (National University of Singapore)
Yuming Fu (National University of Singapore)
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Discussants:
Wenli Li (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Matthew Freedman (Drexel University)
Kyle Mangum (Georgia State University)
Sanghoon Lee (University of British Columbia)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Maine
American Risk & Insurance Association/American Economic Association
Topics in Risk and Economics (D8, G2)
Presiding: David Cummins (Temple University)
What Drives Tort Reform Legislation? Economics and Politics of the State Decisions to Restrict Liability Torts
Yiling Deng (Georgia State University)
George Zanjani (Georgia State University)
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Life Cycle Patterns in the Design and Adoption of Default Funds in D.C. Pension Plans
Joachim Inkmann (University of Melbourne)
Zhen Shi (University of Melbourne)
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Adverse Selection in Secondary Insurance Markets: Evidence from the Life Settlement Market
Daniel Bauer (Georgia State University)
Jochen Russ (Ulm University)
Nan Zhu (Illinois State University)
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Accounting and Actuarial Smoothing of Retirement Payouts in Participating Life Annuities
Raimond Maurer (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Olivia Mitchell (University of Pennsylvania)
Ralph Rogalla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Ivonne Siegelin (Goethe University Frankfurt)
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CEO Overconfidence, Corporate Governance, and the Demand for Directors and Officers Insurance
Jeffrey Boles (Temple University)
Yevgeniy Davydov (Temple University)
Jacqueline Volkman-Wise (Temple University)
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Discussants:
J. Tyler Leverty (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
George Vachadze (City University of New York)
Martin Boyer (HEC Montreal)
Joachim Inkmann (University of Melbourne)
Richard J Butler (Brigham Young University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, St. Botolph
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
Comparative Economic Institutions: Households, Firms, and Governments (P5, O1) (Poster Session)
Presiding: Dennis Yang (University of Virginia)
Growing Unequal: Why Do Bigger Cities Have Higher Income Disparity in China?
Binkai Chen (Central University of Finance and Economics)
Dan Liu (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
Ming Lu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Exports and Capacity Constraints – A Smooth Transition Regression Model for Six Euro Area Countries
Ansgar Belke (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Anne Oeking (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Ralph Setzer (European Central Bank)
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Sources of Productivity Growth in Eastern Europe and Russia after Transition
Ilya B. Voskoboynikov (Higher School of Economics Moscow)
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The Effect of Public Pension Wealth on Saving and Expenditure: Evidence from Poland's 1999 Pension Reform
Marta Lachowska (W.E. Upjohn Institute and Stockholm University)
Michal Myck (Centre for Economic Analysis)
Globalization and the Environmental Spillovers of Sectoral FDI
Nadia Doytch (City University of New York-Brooklyn College and Asian Institute of Management )
Merih Uctum (Brooklyn College)
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Portfolio Choice Model with Borrowing: An Analytical Analysis
Nick Lei Guo (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)
Value Added in Import Competition and United States Labor Markets: Does China Really Matter?
Leilei Shen (Kansas State University)
Peri da Silva (Kansas State University)
Giving across Borders: Philanthropy or Business as Usual?
Abigail S. Hornstein (Wesleyan University)
Minyuan Zhao (University of Michigan)
Public Childcare Provision and Female Labor Market Participation: The Case of Georgia
Maka Chitanava (Tbilisi State University)
Norberto Pignatti (Tbilisi State University)
Firm-level Human Capital and Innovation: Evidence From China
Xiuli Sun (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Haizheng Li (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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China's Growth and Productivity Performance Debate Revisited
Harry X. Wu (Hitotsubashi University)
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Does Democracy Change the Environmental Kuznets Curve? Evidence from Air Visibility
Jia Yuan (University of Macau)
International Trade and Economic Catch-Up
Guglielmo Maria Caporale (Brunel University)
Christophe Rault (University of Orléans)
Robert Sova (Sorbonne University)
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Migration and the Informal Sector
Ilhom Abdulloev (Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation)
Melanie Khamis (Wesleyan University)
Ira N. Gang (Rutgers University)
John Landon‐Lane (Rutgers University)
The Effect of Bank Mergers on Client Firm Value and Bank-Firm Relationships
Heather Montgomery (International Christian University)
Yuki Takahashi (State University of New York)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon B
Association for Evolutionary Economics/Union for Radical Political Economics
Class and the Social Provisioning Process (B5)
Presiding: John F. Henry (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Payday Lending on the Prairie: Deregulation, Predation, and a Potential Populist Response
Reynold F. Nesiba (Augustana College)
Lauren Thompson (Augustana College)
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Role of Economic Class in Understanding Social Provisioning Process in Post-Soviet Transition: The Case of the Ukraine
Anna Klimina (University of Saskatchewan)
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Commodification of Waste: LDC's, Global Capitalism, Polanyi and Marx
Tara Natarajan (Saint Michael's College)
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Social Classes and Social Agency in the Heterodox Approaches to the Social Provisioning Process
Tae-Hee Jo (State University of New York-Buffalo State)
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Economic and Social Class in Theorizing Unpaid Household Activities under Capitalism
Zdravka Todorova (Wright State University)
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Discussants:
David Kotz (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Shaianne Osterreich (Ithaca College)
Julie Matthaei (Wellesley College)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon A
Association for Social Economics
Motivations and Ethics in Global Markets (B4, O1)
Presiding: Mark D. White (College of Staten Island)
The Micro-Foundations of a Modest Proposal to Eat the Unemployed
Kevin W. Capehart (American University of Paris)
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Achieving Fair Trade through a Social Tariff Regime: A Policy Thought Experiment
Kate Watkins (Cornell University)
George DeMartino (University of Denver)
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Women and Social Entrepreneurship in India and China
Tonia Warnecke (Rollins College)
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Understanding the Financial Incentives for Microfinance Lending
Josie Chen (Brown University)
Louis Putterman (Brown University)
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Integrating Human Capital with Human Development: Toward a Broader and More Human Conception of Human Capital
John Tomer (Manhattan College)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon D
Association for the Study of Generosity in Economics
Altruism and Religiosity (H4, D6)
Presiding: Daniel Hungerman (University of Notre Dame)
Developing Hope: The Impact of International Child Sponsorship on Self-Esteem and Aspirations
Paul Glewwe (University of Minnesota)
Phillip H. Ross (Boston University)
Bruce Wydick (University of San Francisco)
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Holier Than Thou? Social Motivations for Religious Giving
James Andreoni (University of California-San Diego)
Marta Maras (Bocconi University)
Matt Goldman (University of California-San Diego)
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Religious Participation and Pro-Social Behavior: Lessons from an Event-Study Analysis of the U.S. Catholic-Clergy Scandals
Nico Bottan (University of Illinois)
Ricardo Pérez-Truglia (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Rebecca Thornton (University of Michigan)
Sarah Smith (University of Bristol)
Angela Dills (Providence College)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Massachusetts
Association of Christian Economists
The Economy of Ancient Israel (N9)
Presiding: John Lunn (Hope College)
Rational Peasant Strategy in Biblical Israel: Reconciling Theory with Archaeological Evidence
Albino Barrera (Providence College)
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Defending or Depriving the Rights of the Poor? Opportunism, Economic Justice, and the Civil Authority in Pre-Exilic Israel
Edd Noell (Westmont College)
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Husband, Wife, Parent, Child, Master, Slave: The Economic Context of the New Testament Household Codes
Kurt Schaefer (Calvin College)
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Markets and Prophets: An Examination of the Silver Hypothesis
John Lunn (Hope College)
Barry Bandstra (Hope College)
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Discussants:
Victor Claar (Henderson State University)
Douglas W. Allen (Simon Fraser University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Hampton Room
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Energy: Renewables, Electricity Usage and the Energy Efficiency Gap (Q4, L9)
Presiding: Kenneth Gillingham (Yale University)
Effectiveness of Capacity-Dependent Rooftop Solar Subsidies: Lessons from California
Evan Rogers (North Carolina State University)
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Empowering Consumers through Smart Technology: Experimental Evidence on the Consequences of Time-of-Use Electricity Pricing
Matthew Harding (Duke University)
Carlos Lamarche (University of Kentucky)
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Does Information Provision Shrink the Energy Efficiency Gap? A Cross-­City Comparison of Energy Benchmarking and Disclosure Laws
Margaret Walls (Resources for the Future)
Matthew Leisten (Northwestern University)
Karen Palmer (Resources for the Future)
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Prices versus Nudges: A Large Field Experiment on Energy Efficiency Fixed Cost Investments
Scott Holladay (University of Tennessee)
Jacob Lariviere (University of Tennessee)
David Novgorodsky (University of Chicago)
Michael Price (Georgia State University)
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Discussants:
Kenneth Gillingham (Yale University)
Koichiro Ito (Boston University)
Nils Kok (Maastricht University)
Dmitry Taubinsky (Harvard University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Harvard
Chinese Economic Association in North America/American Economic Association
Exchange Rates, Trade and the Chinese Economy (F1, F3)
Presiding: Larry Qiu (University of Hong Kong)
An Anatomy of Welfare Effects of Trade Liberalization: the Case of China's Entry to WTO
Wen-Tai Hsu (Singapore Management University)
Yi Lu (National University of Singapore)
Guiying Laura Wu (Nanyang Technological University)
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The Structural Behavior of China-US Trade Flows
Yin-Wong Cheung (City University of Hong Kong)
Menzie D. Chinn (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Xingwang Qian (State University of New York-Buffalo State)
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A Model of Real Exchange Rate for Transition Economies
Jiandong Ju (University of Oklahoma and Tsinghua University)
Justin Yifu Lin (Peking University)
Qing Liu (Tsinghua University)
Kang Shi (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
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What Affects Trade Disputes
Tan Li (University of Hong Kong)
Larry Qiu (University of Hong Kong)
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Discussants:
Liugang Sheng (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Qing Liu (TsingHua University)
Kanda Naknoi (University of Connecticut)
Tsz-Nga Wong (Bank of Canada)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Clarendon Room
Cliometrics Society
Occupations and Mobility over Time and Distance (N3)
Presiding: Laura Salisbury (York University)
The lasting impact of grandfathers: Class, occupational status, and earnings over three generations (Sweden 1815-2010)
Jonas Helgertz (Lund University)
Martin Dribe (Lund University)
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Early-Life Disease Exposure and Occupational Status: The Impact of Yellow Fever during the 19th Century
Martin Saavedra (Oberlin College)
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Migrant Self-Selection: Anthropometric Evidence from the Mass Migration of Italians to the United States, 1907—1925
Ariell Zimran (Northwestern University)
Yannay Spitzer (Brown University)
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Geographic Determinants of Intergenerational Mobility
Jorgen Modalsli (Statistics Norway)
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Discussants:
Laura Salisbury (York University)
Greg Niemesh (Miami University of Ohio)
Taylor Jaworski (Queen's University)
Steven Nafziger (Williams College)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon G
Econometric Society
Assessing Unconventional Monetary Policies in the United States, Europe and Japan (E5)
Presiding: Athanasios Orphanides (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Macroeconomic Effects of the Federal Reserve's Unconventional Monetary Policies
Eric Engen (Federal Reserve Board)
Thomas Laubach (Federal Reserve Board)
David Reifschneider (Federal Reserve Board)
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A Non-Standard Monetary Policy Shock: The ECB's 3-Year LTROs and the Shift in Credit Supply
Roberto A. De Santis (European Central Bank)
Darracq Paries (European Central Bank)
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Can the Provision of Long-Term Liquidity Help to Avoid a Credit Crunch? Evidence from the Eurosystem's LTROs.
Philippe Andrade (Banque de France)
Christophe Cahn (Banque de France)
Henri Fraisse (Banque de France)
Jean-Stephane Mesonnier (Banque de France)
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Exiting from QE
Fumio Hayashi (University of Tokyo)
Junko Koeda (University of Tokyo)
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Discussants:
Refet Gurkaynak (Bilkent University)
Juan Rubio-Ramirez (Duke University)
James Vickery (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Frank Smets (European Central Bank)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon H
Econometric Society
Choice Theory (D8)
Presiding: Marciano Siniscalchi (Northwestern University)
Confidence Models of Incomplete Preferences
Morgan McClellon (Harvard University)
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Coarse, Efficient Decision-Making
Michael Mandler (University of London)
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Random Serial Dictatorship: The One and Only
Sophie Bade (University of London)
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Optimal Stopping and Stochastic Choice
Drew Fudenberg (Harvard University)
Philipp Strack (Microsoft Research New England)
Tomasz Strzalecki (Harvard University)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon F
Econometric Society
Conflict and Development (O1)
Presiding: David Yanagizawa-Drott (Harvard University)
Reconciliation, Conflict and Development: Evidence from Sierra Leone
Jacobus Cilliers (University of Oxford)
Oeindrila Dube (New York University)
Bilal Siddiqi (World Bank)
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The Legacy of Political Mass Killings: Evidence from the Rwandan Genocide
David Yanagizawa-Drott (Harvard University)
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Path Dependence in Development
Melissa Dell (Harvard University)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon D
Econometric Society
High Frequency Financial Econometrics I (C5)
Presiding: Jia Li (Duke University)
Nonparametric Test for a Constant Beta over a Fixed Time Interval
Markus Reiss (Humboldt University-Berlin)
Viktor Todorov (Northwestern University)
George E. Tauchen (Duke University)
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Principal Component Analysis of High Frequency Data
Yacine Ait-Sahalia (Princeton University)
Dacheng Xiu (University of Chicago)
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Assessment of Uncertainty in High Frequency Data: The Observed Asymptotic Variance
Per Aslak Mykland (University of Chicago)
Lan Zhang (University of Illinois-Chicago and University of Oxford)
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Bootstrapping High Frequency Jump Tests
Silvia Goncalves (Université de Montréal)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Gardner Room
Econometric Society
Journal of Business and Economic Statistics Plenary (C1)
Presiding: Shakeeb Khan (Duke University)
Simple Estimators for Semiparametric Multinomial Choice Models
James L. Powell (University of California-Berkeley)
Discussants:
Andres Aradillas-Lopez (Pennsylvania State University)
Bo Honoré (Princeton University)
Hidehiko Ichimura (University of Tokyo)
Jack Porter (University of Wisconsin)
Elie Tamer (Princeton University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Beacon E
Econometric Society
Policies to Foster Human Capital (I2, J2)
Presiding: Dirk Krueger (University of Pennsylvania)
Optimal Capital and Progressive Labor Income Taxation with Endogenous Schooling Decisions and Intergenerational Transfers
Dirk Krueger (University of Pennsylvania)
Andrew Ludwig (Goethe University)
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Education Policy and Intergenerational Transfers in Equilibrium
Brant Abbott (Yale University)
Giovanni Gallipoli (University of British Columbia)
Costas Meghir (Yale University)
Gianluca Violante (New York University)
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Optimal Income-Contingent Student Loans with Moral Hazard
Lance J. Lochner (University of Western Ontario)
Alexander Monge-Naranjo (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
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Human Capital Accumulation in a Federation
Daniele Coen-Pirani (University of Pittsburgh)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Boston Common
Economic History Association
Urban Issues in Historical Perspective (N9)
Presiding: Carola Frydman (Boston University)
Resetting the Urban Network: 117-2012
Guy Michaels (London School of Economics)
Ferdinand Rauch (University of Oxford)
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Lead Exposure, Socioeconomic Status, and the Propagation of Cognitive Disparities
Werner Troesken (University of Pittsburgh)
Joseph Ferrie (Northwestern University)
Karen Rolf (University of Nebraska-Omaha)
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Ownership, Technology, and the Provision of Residential Electricity
Carl Kitchens (University of Mississippi)
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Discussants:
Richard Hornbeck (Harvard University)
Douglas Almond (Columbia University)
Edson Severnini (Carnegie Mellon University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Wellesley
Economic Science Association
Social Networks Experiments (C7, D8)
Presiding: Tanya S. Rosenblat (University of Michigan)
Mirror Mirror on the Network: Peer Selection and Endogenous Preferences
Erin Krupka (University of Michigan)
Stephen Leider (University of Michigan)
Carrie Wenjing Xu (University of Michigan)
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An Experimental Study on Information Sharing Networks
Sergio Currarini (University of Leicester and Università di Venezia)
Francesco Feri (University of London and Università di Triestre)
Miguel A. Melendez-Jimenez (Universidad de Málaga)
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Making the Dynamics of Social Learning Visible
Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Emily Breza (Columbia University)
Arun Chandrasekhar (Stanford University)
Sam Grondahl (Microsoft Research)
Markus Mobius (Microsoft Research and University of Michigan)
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Do Friends Help Friends Get Jobs?
Sarah Adelman (Mount Holyoke College)
Vivian Hoffmann (University of Maryland and IFPRI)
Markus Mobius (Microsoft Research and University of Michigan)
Tanya S. Rosenblat (University of Michigan)
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Discussants:
Iwan Barankay (University of Pennsylvania)
Gary Charness (University of Santa Barbara)
Ragan Petrie (George Mason University)
Lori Beaman (Northwestern University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Provincetown
Health Economics Research Organization
Health Insurance Reform (I1, I1)
Presiding: Donald E. Yett (University of Southern California)
Market Socialism and Community Rating in the Affordable Care Act
H. E. Frech (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Peter Zweifel (University of Zurich)
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Insurer Participation and Premiums in Exchanges: The Roles of Regulation, Market Competition, and Product Characteristics
Jean Marie Abraham (University of Minnesota)
Kosali Simon (University of Indiana)
Jeffrey McCullough (University of Minnesota)
Coleman Drake (University of Minnesota)
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Competitive Bidding in Medicare
Michael Chernew (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Anthony Lo Sasso (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Stephen T. Parente (University of Minnesota)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Berkeley Room
History of Economics Society
Keynes and Keynesian Economics in Light of the Financial Crisis (B3, E1)
Presiding: Robert Shiller (Yale University)
Keynes and Financial Crises
Robert Dimand (Brock University)
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Keynes, Wages and Employment in Light of the Great Depression
Harald Hagemann (Universität Hohenheim)
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James Meade and Keynesian Economics
Sue Howson (University of Toronto)
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Discussants:
Robert Shiller (Yale University)
Rebeca Gomez Betancourt (University of Lumière Lyon 2-France)
Robert Dimand (Brock University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Yarmouth
International Association for Feminist Economics
Feminist Exploration in Labor Market, Discrimination and Care Needs (J7)
Presiding: Alice Kassens (Roanoke College)
Occupational Segregation, Wage and Job Discrimination against Women in the Indian Labour Market, 1983-2012
Malathy Duraisamy (Institute of Technology Madras)
Palanigounder Duraisamy (University of Madras)
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Discrimination against Trans People: Evidence from Italy
Fabrizio Botti (University of Perugia)
Carlo D'Ippoliti (Sapienza University of Rome)
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Kuznets’ Hypothesis and Gender Inequality
Eman Selim (Tanta University)
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Absenteeism and Pension Reforms: A Gender Perspective
Flavia Coda Moscarola (University of Turin)
Elsa Fornero (University of Turin)
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MFI's Mission Change for Women Borrowers under Adverse Economy
So Young Sohn (Yonsei University)
Eun Jeong Ji (Yonsei University)
Eun Jin Han (Yonsei University)
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Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom--Salon E
International Banking Economics & Finance Association/American Economic Association
Credit Availability 20 Years after Peek and Rosengren (G2) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Eric Rosengren (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Diana Hancock (Federal Reserve Board)
Stephen Oliner (American Enterprise Institute and University of California-Los Angeles)
Joe Peek (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Jeremy Stein (Harvard University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, Courier
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Growing Older and Working Longer: Implications for Health and Retirement Time (J3)
Presiding: Richard McGahey (New School)
Do Working Conditions at Older Ages Shape the Health Gradient?
Lauren Schmitz (New School)
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Miracle Drug or Daily Vitamin? The Health Effects of Retirement over Time
Kevin Neuman (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point)
Jason Davis (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point)
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Socioeconomic Differences in Retirement Age, Mortality, and Retirement Time: Implications for Retirement Age Policy
Teresa Ghilarducci (New School)
Katherine Moos (New School)
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How Does Retirement Impact Health? Health Behaviors and Investments
Norma B. Coe (University of Washington)
Gema Zamarro (University of Southern California)
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Discussants:
Christian E. Weller (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Richard McGahey (New School)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, North Star
Labor & Employment Relations Association
On the Political Economy of Immigration in Europe and in the United States: The Importance of Skill (J4)
Presiding: Teresa Ghilarducci (The New School for Social Research)
Global Skilled Migration Governance: On the Role of Civil Society Organizations
Petit Pascal (University of Paris Nord)
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High Skills Immigrants in United States: An Approach on Their Professional Status and Migration Interest to United States
Magaly Sanchez-R (Princeton University)
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Regimes of Migration and the Changing Nature of Migration from MENA countries after the Arab Uprisings
El Mouhoub Mouhoud (University of Paris-Dauphine)
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Selective Migration Policy Models, Changing Realities of Implementation and the Recruitment of Foreign Students to Become High-Skilled Immigrants
Rey Koslowski (State University of New York-Albany)
Discussants:
Lynne Chester (University of Sydney)
Steven Pressman (Monmouth University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, Great Republic
Labor & Employment Relations Association
The Minimum Wage, Family Income and Poverty: New Research (J3)
Presiding: Patrick Belser (International Labor Organization)
Minimum Wages and the Distribution of Family Incomes
Arindrajit Dube (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
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Minimum Wages and Poverty
Joseph J. Sabia (San Diego State University)
Richard V. Burkhauser (Cornell University)
Robert Nielsen (University of Georgia)
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The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Low Income Workers: What Do We Know?
Dale Belman (Michigan State University)
Paul Wolfson (Dartmouth College)
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Wage Shocks and Technological Substitution
Brian Phelan (DePaul University)
Daniel Aaronson (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
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Discussants:
Charles Brown (University of Michigan)
Lawrence Kahn (Cornell University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Tremont
Middle East Economic Association/American Economic Association
Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies in MENA Transition Economies (E6) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Stephen Cecchetti (Brandeis University and former Chief Economist of BIS)
Ahmed Galal (Economic Research Forum and former Finance Minister of Egypt) The Experience of Egypt in Conducting Fiscal Policy during a Transitional Period and Populous Demand
Shantayanan Devarajan (World Bank) The Role of the World Bank in the MENA When Coordination is a Scarce Commodity
Bjoern Rother (International Monetary Fund) The IMF's Recent Experience in the Arab Countries in Transition and the Search for Coordination
Rania Al Mashat (Egypt Central Bank) The Central Banks Role in Coordinating Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Developing Economies

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Suffolk
National Association of Forensic Economics
Forensic Economics I (K2, K2)
Presiding: John Ward (John Ward Economics)
Latent Earning Capacity: When Earning Capacity is Not Expected Earnings
Stephen Horner (Economic Consulting)
Frank Slesnick (Bellarmine University)
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Valuing Earning Capacity: Application of Methodology
Gary Skoog (Legal Econometrics Inc.)
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Valuing Earning Capacity: The Pennsylvania Case Law Perspective and with Consideration of Part-Time Work
James Rodgers (Pennsylvania State University)
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Discussants:
Robert Thornton (Lehigh University)
David Rosenbaum (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Marc Weinstein (Team Economics, LLC)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, New Hampshire
National Economic Association
Issues in African Development I (O1)
Presiding: Gregory Price (Langston University)
Skills, Gender and Entrepreneurship in Africa
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz (University of North Florida)
Zuzana Brixiova (African Development Bank and IZA)
Mthuli Ncube (African Development Bank and University of Witwatersrand)
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The Relationship of Financial Services Deepening and Risk and Remittances: A Panel Cointegration Analysis of African and Latin American Countries
Bichaka Fayissa (Middle Tennessee State University)
Christian Nsiah (Black Hills State University)
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What Drives Foreign Direct Investments into West Africa?: An Empirical Investigation
John C. Anyanwu (African Development Bank)
Nadege D. Yameogo (African Development Bank)
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Market Structure and Concentration of Sectoral Credit: Evidence from the Zambia Banking Industry
Anthony Simpasa (African Development Bank)
Laureline Pla (African Development Bank)
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Trade Finance in Africa: New Data on Usage, Trends and Constraints Faced by African Banks
Ousman Gajigo (African Development Bank)
Thouraya Triki (African Development Bank)
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Discussants:
Jane Karonga (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa)
Kidaya Didier Ntoko (Borough Manhattan Community College-City University of New York)
Adam B. Elhiraika (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa)
Apkan Ekpo (West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management)
Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere (Emory University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon H
Peace Science Society International
Theories of Conflict (F5, H8)
Presiding: Solomon W. Polachek (State University of New York-Binghamton)
Trading with the Enemy: Could the Classical Liberals Be Right?
Michelle Garfinkel (University of California-Irvine)
Stergios Skaperdas (University of California-Irvine)
Constantinos Syropolos (Drexel University)
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Evolution of Institutions Driven by Conflict
David K. Levine (European University Institute-Villa San Paolo)
Salvatore Modica (Università di Palermo)
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Nation-Building Through War
Nicholas Sambanis (Yale University)
Stergios Skaperdas (University of California-Irvine)
William Wohlforth (Dartmouth College)
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A Theory of Power Wars
Massimo Morelli (Columbia University)
Helios Herrera (HEC Montreal)
Salvatore Nunnari (Columbia University)
Discussants:
Jun Xiang (Rutgers University)
Charles Anderton (College of the Holy Cross)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Westin Copley, Staffordshire
Society for Policy Modeling/American Economic Association
When Will the Eurozone Crisis End? (F3, F3)
Presiding: Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)
Is the Euro Crisis Over?
Paul De Grauwe (London School of Economics)
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Ending the Euro Crisis
Martin Feldstein (Harvard University)
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The Euro Crisis: Where to From Here?
Jeffrey Frankel (Harvard University)
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When Will the Euro Crisis End?
Ronald McKinnon (Stanford University)
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The Euro Crisis Will End When Its Two Defects Are Corrected
Robert Mundell (Columbia University)
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Discussants:
Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom--Salons J & K
Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics/American Economic Association
Behavioral Finance after 30 Years (G1, G3) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Shabnam Mousavi (Johns Hopkins University)
Hersh Shefrin (Santa Clara University) Behavioralizing Finance
Meir Statman (Santa Clara University) Foundation Blocks of Behavioral Finance
Malcolm Baker (Harvard Business School) Corporate Applications of Behavioral Finance
Terrence Odean (University of California-Berkeley) Individual Investors and Disposition Effect
William Goetzmann (Yale University) Behavioral Portfolio Theory

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon I
Society for the Study of Emerging Markets
Emerging Market Economies in the Global Economy: Financial Stability and Competiveness (F6, O1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Ali Kutan (Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville)
Joshua Aizenman (University of Southern California and NBER)
Campbell R. Harvey (Duke University)
Kristin Forbes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Edward Kane (Boston College)
Donald Lessard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Tufts
Society of Government Economists
Intangibles and Growth (E2, O4)
Presiding: Daniel Sichel (Wellesley College)
Organizational Capital, R&D Assets, and Offshore Outsourcing
Wendy Li (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
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Intangibles and Real Business Cycle
Guohua Feng (University of North Texas)
Wendy Li (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Xueli Tang (Deakin University)
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Private and Public Intangible Capital: Productivity Growth and New Policy Challenges
Cecilia Jona-Lasinio (ISTAT and LUISS Lab of European Economics)
Carol Corrado (Conference Board)
Jonathan Haskel (Imperial College, CEPR and IZA)
Mary O’Mahony (King’s College)
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Are Intangibles More Productive in ICT Intensive Industries? Evidence from EU Countries
Wen Chen (University of Groningen)
Thomas Niebel (Center for European Economic Research)
Marianne Saam (Center for European Economic Research)
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Discussants:
Lorin Hitt (University of Pennsylvania)
Ellen McGrattan (University of Minnesota)
Daniel Sichel (Wellesley College)
Leonard Nakamura (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Sheraton Boston, Exeter Room
Transportation & Public Utilities Group/American Economic Association
International Trade and Transportation (L9, F6)
Presiding: Wayne Kenneth Talley (Old Dominion University)
Market Potential and Global Growth over the Long Twentieth Century
David S. Jacks (Simon Fraser University and NBER)
Dennis Novy (University of Warwick and CEPR)
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Transit Trade
Christian Volpe Martincus (Inter-American Development Bank)
Jeronimo Carballo (University of Maryland)
Alejandro Graziano (Inter-American Development Bank)
Georg Schaur (University of Tennessee)
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Why Containerization Did Not Reduce Ocean Trade Shipping Costs
Benjamin Bridgman (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
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Trade and Transportation Prices: Fronthaul and Backhaul Price Comparisons
Felix Friedt (University of Oregon)
Wesley Wilson (University of Oregon)
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Discussants:
Benjamin Bridgman (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Wesley Wilson (University of Oregon)
Wayne Kenneth Talley (Old Dominion University)
Georg Schaur (University of Tennessee)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Orleans
Union for Radical Political Economics
Current Research on Marxian Value Theory (B5)
Presiding: Fred Moseley (Mount Holyoke College)
Productive and Unproductive Labor in Marxian Theory. Rethinking the Distinction through the Value Theory of Labor
Antonino G. Callari (Franklin and Marshall College)
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Money, Demand and Value: How Changes in Demand Affect the Monetary Expression of Value in Marx
David Kristjanson-Gural (Bucknell University)
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Labor Time, Commodity, and State Money: Complimentary Approaches to Marxian Value Theory
Erik K. Olsen (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
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The Transformation Problem: A Critical Review of Chinese Literature
Kuochih Huang (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
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Discussants:
Fred Moseley (Mount Holyoke College)
Bruce Roberts (University of Southern Maine)

Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott Copley, Hyannis
Union for Radical Political Economics
Issues in Trade and Development Economics (F4)
Presiding: Firat Demir (University of Oklahoma)
Effects of Bilateral FDI Flows on Growth: A Horse Race between Developed vs. Developing Country Investors
Firat Demir (University of Oklahoma)
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The Effect of Inequality on Aggregate Demand and Economic Growth in Open Less-Developed Economies
Amitava Dutt (University of Notre Dame)
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Latin America After the Global Crisis: The Role of Export-led and Tradable-led Growth Regimes
Gonzalo Hernandez (Pontificia Universidad)
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The Balance of Payments Constraint in a Small Open Developing Economy
Arslan Razmi (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
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Discussants:
Arslan Razmi (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Firat Demir (University of Oklahoma)
Kevin Gallagher (Boston University)
Amitava Dutt (University of Notre Dame)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Westin Copley, St. George D
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Immigration, Agricultural Employment, and Trade: International Perspectives (F1)
Presiding: Mary Ahearn (USDA Economic Research Service (retired))
Changes in Migration Patterns of Agricultural Workers in the United States: Implications for Production and Trade
Ivan Kandilov (North Carolina State University)
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Are Migrant Agricultural Workers Replacing the Local Workforce?
Ayal Kimhi (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
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Urbanization’s Effect on Water, Land and Labor and China’s Agricultural Trade
Jikun Huang (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Scott Rozelle (Stanford University)
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Migration, Youth, and Agricultural Productivity in Ethiopia
Alan de Brauw (International Food Policy Research Institute)
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Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Grand Ballroom
American Economic Association/American Finance Association
AEA/AFA Joint Luncheon -- Fee Event
Presiding: Richard Thaler (University of Chicago)
Olivier Blanchard (International Monetary Fund) Dark Corners: Reassessing Macroeconomics after the Crisis

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Gardner Room
American Economic Association
European Economic Association Lecture
Presiding: Daniele Paserman (Boston University)
Eliana La Ferrara (Fondazione Romeo ed Enrica Invernizzi Chair in Development Economics, Bocconi University, Milan) Mass Media and Social Change: Can We Use Television To Fight Poverty?

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Westin Copley, Empire
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Schools and the Housing Market (R2, H2)
Presiding: Daniel McMillen (University of Illinois)
Do Housing Choice Voucher Holders Move Towards Better Schools?
Keren Horn (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Ingrid Ellen (New York University)
Amy Schwartz (New York University)
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Values of Proximity to Schools: An Experiment with School Relocation Events in Singapore
Tien Sing (National University of Singapore)
Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore)
Satyanarain Rengarajan (National University of Singapore)
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Are Rising College Premiums Capitalized into House Prices? Evidence from China
Tracy Turner (Kansas State University)
Leilei Shen (Kansas State University)
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Effect of Constraints on Tiebout Competition: Evidence from the Michigan School Finance Reform
Rajashri Chakrabarti (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Joydeep Roy (Columbia University)
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Discussants:
Michael Eriksen (Texas Tech University)
Jaren Pope (Brigham Young University)
Andrew Hanson (Marquette University)
Eric Brunner (University of Connecticut)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Boston Marriott Copley, Tufts
Association of Indian Economics & Financial Studies
Trade, Finance and Economic Growth (F4, F1)
Presiding: Chandana Chakraborty (Montclair State University)
Technology, Learning, and Long Run Economic Growth in Leading and Lagging Regions
Amitrajeet A. Batabyal (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Peter Nijkamp (VU University Amsterdam)
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Home Country Effect of FDI Outflows from the BRIC Countries: Study of Domestic Investment
Nandita Dasgupta (University of Maryland Baltimore County)
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Global Food Prices and Business Cycle Dynamics in an Open-Economy Macroeconomic Model for India
Oliver Holtemoeller (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH))
Sushanta Mallick (Queen Mary University of London)
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New Trade versus Trade Recovery in Indian Exports
Usha Nair-Reichert (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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A Separate Debt Management Office
Charan Singh (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore-India)
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What Determines the Share of Labor in National Income? A Cross-Country Analysis
Marta Guerriero (University of Manchester)
Kunal Sen (University of Manchester and IZA)
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Discussants:
Banani Nandi (AT&T Laboratories)
Sweta Saxena (International Monetary Fund)
Aniruddha Mitra (Bard College)
Valerie Cerra (International Monetary Fund)
Raja Kali (University of Arkansas)
Keshab Bhattarai (University of Hull)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Boston Marriott Copley, Wellesley
Chinese Economists Society
Research on Urbanization in China (R1)
Presiding: Junfu Zhang (Clark University)
Subnational Leaders and Economic Growth: Evidence from Chinese Cities
Yang Yaho (Peking University)
Myuang Zhang (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
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Fiscal Reform, Land Expansion, and Urban Growth in China
Yongzheng Liu (Renmin University of China)
James Alm (Tulane University)
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Land Supply and Money Growth in China
Taoxiong Liu (Tsinghua University)
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Understanding Floor-Area-Ratio Restrictions on Urban Land Development in China
Junfu Zhang (Clark University)
Shihe Fu (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)
Yizhen Gu (University of California-Berkeley)
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Discussants:
Adam Storeygard (Tufts University)
Bo Zhao (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Shihe Fu (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)
Yuming Fu (National University of Singapore)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Clarendon Room
Cliometrics Society
Events in Financial History (N2)
Presiding: Matthew Jaremski (Colgate University)
Lottery Loans in the Eighteenth Century
Francois Velde (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
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Political Uncertainty, Policy Uncertainty, and Market Liquidity: The NYSE during the Global Crisis of 1914-15
Caroline Fohlin (Johns Hopkins University)
Zachary Mozenter (University of North Carolina)
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Politics or Precious Metal Production? The Emergence of the Classical Gold Standard, 1867-1896
Matthias Morys (York University)
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The Savings and Loan Insolvencies in the Shadow of the Great Recession
Alexander Field (Santa Clara University)
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Discussants:
Veronica Santarosa (University of Michigan)
Marc Weidenmier (Claremont McKenna College)
Michael Bordo (Rutgers University)
Nicolas Ziebarth (Iowa University)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Berkeley Room
History of Economics Society
Histories of Behavioral Economics (B2, D1)
Presiding: Andrej Svorenčík (University of Mannheim)
The Behaviorist Myth in Economics
José M. Edwards (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez-Santiago)
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Between the ‘Logic of Choice’ and the Behavioral Sciences: The Emergence of Rational Choice Theories in the 1950s
Catherine Herfeld (Ludwig Maximilians University-Munich)
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Measuring Utility by Experiments and Axioms in Economics and Psychology, 1955-1965. The case of Suppes and Luce
Ivan Moscati (University of Insubria-Varese)
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The Behaviorist Psychology Tradition in Experimental Economics
Andrej Svorenčík (University of Mannheim)
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Discussants:
E. Glen Weyl (Microsoft Research New England)
Andreas Ortmann (University of New South Wales)
Colin Camerer (California Institute of Technology)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom—Salon H
Industrial Organization Society
Digital Media Economics (L1)
Presiding: Shane Greenstein (Northwestern University)
E-Book Pricing and Vertical Restraints
Babur De los Santos (Indiana University)
Matthijs Wildenbeest (Indiana University)
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Using Markets to Measure the Impact of File Sharing on Movie Revenues
Koleman Strumpf (University of Kansas)
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Panning for Gold: The Random Long Tail in Music Production
Luis Aguiar (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies)
Joel Waldfogel (University of Minnesota)
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Super Returns? The Effects of Ads on Product Demand
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz (Google, Inc.)
Hal Varian (Google, Inc.)
Michael D. Smith (Carnegie Mellon University)
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Discussants:
Ryan McDevitt (Duke University)
Hong Luo (Harvard Business School)
Julie Mortimer (Boston College)
Jeffrey Prince (Indiana University)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Boston Marriott Copley, Yarmouth
International Association for Feminist Economics
Gender Equality, Microfinance and Development (I3)
Presiding: Diana Strassmann (Rice University)
Implications of Microfinance for Gender Inequality in Ghana
Theresa Owusu-Danso (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
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Microfinance, Poverty and Employment Gender Gap: An Analysis from the Nigerian Perspective
Risikat Oladoyin S. Dauda (University of Lagos)
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Cash or Cow: Bargaining Power in the Household and Child Outcomes in Four Developing Countries
Priscila Hermida (Pontifícia Universidad Católica del Ecuador)
Jere R Behrman (University of Pennsylvania)
Whitney Schott (University of Pennsylvania)
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Intra-Household Financial Organisation and Microfinance: Evidence from High Frequency Panel Data in Kenya
Susan Johnson (University of Bath)
Sunčica Vujić (University of Bath)
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A Feminist-Institutional Approach to Understanding the Challenges of Provisioning Aged Care Needs in the Presence of Dirt and Danger
Siobhan Austen (Curtin University)
Therese Jefferson (Curtin University)
Rhonda Sharp (University of South Australia)
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Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Boston Marriott Copley, Harvard
International Network for Economic Method
Book Symposium: Foundations of Economic Evolution by Carsten Herrmann-Pillath (B4, Y8)
Presiding: Don Ross (University of Cape Town)
Economics as a Distinctive Province in the Kingdom of the Life Sciences: A Précis and Critique of Herrmann-Pillath’s Foundations of Economic Evolution
Don Ross (University of Cape Town)
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Ontological Axioms as Practical Devices for Economic Theory Construction: On Carsten Herrmann-Pillath´s “Foundations of Economic Evolution”
Kurt Dopfer (University of St. Gallen)
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Naturalistic Economic Philosophy & the Devil in the Details: The Case of Knowledge
Ulrich Witt (Max Planck Institute)
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Economic Evolution as a Semiosis of Markets
Jason Potts (RMIT University)
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Author Replies to Critics
Carsten Herrmann-Pillath (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)
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Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Boston Marriott Copley, Grand Ballroom--Salons J & K
International Trade & Finance Association
Europe's Economic Future? (F1, G1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Scheherazade Rehman (George Washington University)
Carlo Bastasin (Brookings Institution)
Antonio De Lecea (Delegation of the European Union to the U.S.)
Douglas J. Elliott (Brookings Institution)
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
Scheherazade Rehman (George Washington University)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Beacon A
National Association of Economic Educators
Economic Education Research and the Principles Classroom (A2)
Presiding: Helen Roberts (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Economic Education Retrospective: 25 Years of Contributions from The American Economist
Carlos Asarta (University of Delaware)
Paul W. Grimes (Pittsburg State University)
Austin Jennings (University of Delaware)
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Loss Aversion, Distributional Effects, and Asymmetric Gender Responses in Economics Education
Maria Apostolova-Mihaylova (University of Mary Washington)
William Cooper (University of Kentucky)
Gail Hoyt (University of Kentucky)
Emily Marshall (University of Kentucky)
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Preconceptions of Principles Students
William Goffe (Pennsylvania State University)
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Discussants:
Helen Roberts (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Rebecca Chambers (University of Delaware)
Carlos Asarta (University of Delaware)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Boston Marriott Copley, New Hampshire
National Economic Association
Issues in African Development II (O1)
Presiding: Willene Johnson (Komaza, Inc.)
Communication and coordination: Experimental evidence from farmer groups in Senegal
Angelino Viceisza (Spelman College)
Kodjo Aflagah (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Tanguy Bernard (International Food Policy Research Institute)
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Trust and Financial Inclusion
Kehinde Ajayi (Boston University)
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Financial Access in Nigeria: Evidence from Household Surveys
Lisa D. Cook (Michigan State University)
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How Does Trade Liberalization Affect Racial and Gender Inequality in Employment? Evidence from Post-Apartheid South Africa
Bilge Erten (Columbia University)
Fiona Tregenna (University of Johannesburg)
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Structural Change and Democratization: Evidence from Rural Apartheid
Laurence Wilse-Samson (Columbia University)
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Discussants:
Willene Johnson (Komaza, Inc.)
Suresh Naidu (Columbia University)
Femi Elegbede (Michigan State University)
John C. Anyanwu (African Development Bank)
Romie Tribble (Spelman College)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Beacon B
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Omicron Delta Epsilon Faculty Advisor Session (A1)
Presiding: Alan Grant (Baker University)
Teaching and Learning Alternatives to a Comparative Advantage Motivation for Trade
James K. Self (Indiana University)
William E. Becker (Indiana University)
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A Classroom Property Title Experiment
Lauren Heller (Berry College)
E. Frank Stephenson (Berry College)
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Directed Crib Sheet Development as a Test Preparation and Review Tool
Kara Smith (Belmont University)
Colin Cannonier (Belmont University)
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Student Effort and Learning Outcomes in Introductory Economics Courses
Nara Mijid (Central Connecticut State University)
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Discussants:
Lauren Heller (Berry College)
James K. Self (Indiana University)
Nara Mijid (Central Connecticut State University)
Kara Smith (Belmont University)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Westin Copley, Staffordshire
Society for Policy Modeling
Are Emerging Markets Facing a New Financial Crisis? (G1, G1)
Presiding: Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)
Normalizing Financial Conditions, How Tight, How Far
Andrew Burns (World Bank)
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How Vulnerable Are Emerging Markets to External Shocks
Rupa Dattagupta (International Monetary Fund)
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How to Differentiate Vulnerability among Emerging Market Economies
Pingfan Hong (United Nations)
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Hot Money Flows: Cycles in Primary Commodities and Financial Controls in Developing Countries
Ronald McKinnon (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
Fred Campano (Fordham University)
Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)

Jan 03, 2015 12:30 pm, Boston Marriott Copley, Provincetown
Union for Radical Political Economics/American Economic Association
David Gordon Memorial Lecture: Capitalism and the Climate Crisis: Reducing Emissions Through Reductions in Working Hour (J1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Fred Moseley (Mount Holyoke College)
Juliet Schor (Boston College) Capitalism and the Climate Crisis: Reducing Emissions Through Reductions in Working Hour

Jan 03, 2015 2:30 pm, Hynes Convention Center, Room 206
American Economic Association
Contributions of Economists to Public Policy: A Session in Honor of Walter Oi (J1, A1)
Presiding: Martin Feldstein (Harvard University and NBER)
Walter Oi and His Contributions to the All-Volunteer Force: Theory, Evidence, Persuasion
Paul Hogan (Lewin Group)
John Warner (Lewin Group)
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Early Challenges of the AVF
Bernard Rostker (RAND Corporation)
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Compensating Volunteers: Current Challenges of the AVF
Beth Asch (RAND Corporation)
James Hosek (RAND Corporation)
Michael Mattock (RAND Corporation)
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Walter Oi's Distinctive Perspective on Labor Economics, Price Theory, and Econometrics
Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University)
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Discussants:
David Chu (Institute for Defense Analyses)
Linda Cavalluzzo (CNA Corporation)
Chris Jehn (CNA Corporation and Institute for Defense Analyses)
Finis Welch (Texas A&M University)

Jan 03, 2015 2:30 pm, Hynes Convention Center, Room 209
American Economic Association
Economic Freedom and Minority Groups (O1)
Presiding: Janice Shack-Marquez (Federal Reserve Board)
The Impact of Economic Freedom on the Black/White Income Gap
Gary A. Hoover (University of Alabama)
Ryan A. Compton (University of Manitoba)
Daniel C. Giedeman (Grand Valley State University)
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Tolerance in the United States: How Free Markets Transform Racial, Religious, and Sexual Attitudes
Niclas Berggren (Research Institute of Industrial Economics-Sweden and University of Economics in Prague)
Therese Nilsson (Research Institute of Industrial Economics-Sweden and Lund University)
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Fractionalization, Rent Seeking and Economic Freedom
Jac C. Heckelman (Wake Forest University)
Bonnie Wilson (St. Louis University)
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Income Inequality, Capitalism and Ethno-Linguistic Fractionalization
Jakob de Haan (De Nederlandsche Bank and University of Groningen)
Jan-Egbert Sturm (ETH Zurich)
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Jan 03, 2015 2:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Public Garden
American Economic Association
Explaining the Energy Paradox (D1, L2)
Presiding: Robert N. Stavins (Harvard University)
Deconstructing the Energy Efficiency Gap: Conceptual Frameworks and Evidence
Todd Gerarden (Harvard University)
Richard Newell (Duke University)
Robert N. Stavins (Harvard University)
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Tagging and Targeting of Energy Efficiency Subsidies (Hunt Allcott, Chris Knittel, and Dmitry Taubinsky)
Hunt Allcott (New York University)
Christopher Knittel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Limited Attention and the Residential Energy Efficiency Gap
Karen Palmer (Resources for the Future)
Margaret Walls (Resources for the Future)
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Individual Time Preferences and Energy Efficiency
Richard Newell (Duke University)
Juha Siikamäki (Resources for the Future)
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Do Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver? Evidence from the Weatherization Assistance Program
Meredith Fowlie (University of California-Berkeley)
Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago)
Catherine Wolfram (University of California-Berkeley)
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Discussants:
Kenneth Gillingham (Yale University)
Erich Muehlegger (Harvard University)

Jan 03, 2015 2:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Republic Ballroom Foyer
American Economic Association
Financial Economics (G1) (Poster Session)
Presiding: Sean Collins (Fordham University)
Firms in Corrupt Environments and the Value of Corporate Governance
Nishant Dass (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Vikram Nanda (Rutgers University)
Steven Chong Xiao (Rutgers University)
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Forecasting Volatility with Empirical Similarity and Google Trends
Moritz Daniel Heiden (University of Augsburg)
Alain Hamid (University of Augsburg)
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How Important is Economic News for Bond Markets?
Justinas Brazys (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Martin Martens (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
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Cross-Country Evidence on Capital Structure Variability
Balbinder Singh Gill (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
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Public Pre-Trade Disclosure of Insider Orders
Luca Gelsomini (IESEG School of Management)
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The CAPM: A Reformulation
Jialiu Lu (Sun Yat-Sen University)
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A Case-Based Introduction to Bank Accounting for Derivatives
Dov Fischer (City University of New York-Brooklyn College)
Michael Grayson (City University of New York-Brooklyn College)
An Examination of the Influence of Household Financial Decision Making on the United States Housing Market Crisis
Purba Mukerji (Connecticut College)
Khalid Saeed (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
The Distribution of Information, the Market for Financial News, and the Cost of Capital
Paul Marmora (Temple University)
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A Model of Information Diffusion with Asymmetry and Confidence Effects in Financial Markets
Haijun Yang (Beihang University and University of Delaware)
Shu Qi (Beihang University)
Zhou Zhang (University of Regina)
David Koslowsky (University of British Columbia)
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Informed Trading, Forced Trades and Amplification Mechanisms
Alper Odabasioglu (Swiss Finance Institute and University of Geneva)
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Margin Constraints and the Security Market Line
Petri Jylha (Imperial College London)
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Corporate Cash and Inventory Management: Implications for Measuring Market Competition
Xiaodan Gao (National University of Singapore)
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Gamble, Fear, and Asset Prices
Qunzi Zhang (Shandong University)
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When Formulas Fail: On the Variability of the Exponential Growth Bias
Bryan Foltice (University of Muenster)
Thomas Langer (University of Muenster)
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Bank Regulation under Fire Sale Externalities
Gazi Kara (Federal Reserve Board)
S. Mehmet Ozsoy (Ozyegin University)
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Bank Capital Requirements and Loan Pricing: Loan-Level Evidence from a Macro Prudential Within-Sector Policy
Ricardo Schechtman (Central Bank of Brazil)
Bruno Martins (Central Bank of Brazil)
Systemic Risk and the Solvency-Liquidity Nexus of Banks
Diane Pierret (New York University)
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Forbearance and Broken Credit Cycles
Tomohiro Ota (Bank of England)
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Entrepreneurial Vision, Information, and Cash
Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam)
Vladimir Vladimirov (University of Amsterdam)
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Jan 03, 2015 2:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Beacon B
American Economic Association
Household Savings, Debt, and Investment Decisions (D1)
Presiding: David Love (Williams College)
Disentangling Financial Constraints, Precautionary Savings, and Myopia: Household Behavior Surrounding Federal Tax Returns
Brian Baugh (Ohio State University)
Itzhak Ben-David (Ohio State University)
Hoonsuk Park (Ohio State University)
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Can Gambling Increase Savings? Empirical Evidence on Prize-Linked Savings Accounts
Shawn Cole (Harvard Business School)
Benjamin Iverson (Northwestern University)
Peter Tufano (University of Oxford)
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Debt and Debt Management among Older Adults
Annamaria Lusardi (George Washington University)
Olivia Mitchell (University of Pennsylvania)
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WSJ Category Kings - the impact of media attention on consumer and mutual fund investment decisions
Ron Kaniel (University of Rochester)
Robert Parham (University of Rochester)
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Consumer Perceptions and Saving Behavior
Kehinde Ajayi (Boston University)
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Jan 03, 2015 2:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Constitution Ballroom B
American Economic Association
In Honor of Gary S. Becker-Model Economist (B3) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Kevin Murphy (University of Chicago)
Kevin Murphy (University of Chicago) Gary Becker - The Teacher
James Heckman (University of Chicago) Gary Becker - Model Economic Scientist
Edward Lazear (Stanford University) Gary Becker - The Public Policy Economist

Jan 03, 2015 2:30 pm, Hynes Convention Center, Room 203
American Economic Association
Information, Incentives, and Productivity in Health Care (I1, D2)
Presiding: Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
The Efficiency of Slacking Off: Evidence from the Emergency Department
David Chan (Stanford University)
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Physician vs. Patient Incentives in Prescription Drug Choice
Michael Dickstein (Stanford University)
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The Value of Information in Hospital-Supplier Bargaining
Ashley Swanson (University of Pennsylvania)
Matthew Grennan (University of Pennsylvania)
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Compensation or Information? Understanding the Role of Information Technology in Physician Response to Pay-for-Performance
Benjamin Handel (University of California-Berkeley)
Jonathan Kolstad (University of Pennsylvania)
Michael Whinston (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
Jason Abaluck (Yale University)
Joshua Gottlieb (University of British Columbia)
Robin S. Lee (Harvard University)
Neale Mahoney (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2015 2:30 pm, Sheraton Boston, Commonwealth
American Economic Association
International Capital Flows (F3, F2)
Presiding: Linda Goldberg (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Are Capital Controls Countercyclical?
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé (Columbia University)
Martín Uribe (Columbia University)
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International Financial Integration and Crisis Contagion
Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia)
Changhua Yu (University of International Business and Economics-Beijing)
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Financial Flows and the International Monetary System
Evgenia Passari (University of Paris-Dauphine)
Helene Rey (London Business School)
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Uncertainty Betas and International Capital Flows
Francois Gourio (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Michael Siemer (Federal Reserve Board)
Adrien Verdelhan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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