PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OF THE ALLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATIONS JANUARY 3-5, 2016, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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

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

We realize that there are some conflicts with participants. This was unavoidable, 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.

Location of Sessions for 2016 in San Francisco, California

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, 2016

Jan 02, 2016 5:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Plaza A
Econometric Society
Presidential Address
Presiding: Eddie Dekel (Northwestern University)
Robert Porter (Northwestern University)

Jan 02, 2016 6:30 pm, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salon 8
Association for Social Economics
Plenary Session and Reception: What We Learned from the Global Financial Crisis (E4, G2)
Presiding: Giuseppe Fontana (University of Leeds and University of Sannio)
What We Learned from the Global Financial Crisis
Jan Kregel (Levy Economics Institute of Bard College)
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Jan 03, 2016

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra C
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Water Resource Management Challenges: Efficient Institutions and Policies (Q5)
Presiding: Levan Elbakidze (West Virginia University )
The Gravity of Water: Water Trade Frictions in California
Charles Regnacq (Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour)
Ariel Dinar (University of California-Riverside)
Ellen Hanak (Public Policy Institute of California Water Policy Center)
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Implications of Climate Change for Adaptations through Water Infrastructure and Conservation
Yang Xie (University of California-Berkeley)
David Roland-Holst (University of California-Berkeley)
David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)
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Bargaining for Recharge: An Analysis of Cooperation and Conjunctive Surface Water-Groundwater Management
Kelly Cobourn (Virginia Tech)
Levan Elbakidze (West Virginia University)
Gregory Amacher (Virginia Tech)
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Discussants:
Jeffrey Peterson (University of Minnesota)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 5
American Economic Association
Apartheid as Natural Experiment (N3)
Presiding: James A. Robinson (Harvard University)
Family Planning and Fertility in South Africa under Apartheid
Johannes Norling (University of Michigan)
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The Natural Limits of Segregation and Re-Integration: Race, Space, and Voting in the New South Africa
Daniel de Kadt (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Melissa Sands (Harvard University)
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The persistence or reversal of subnational fortune in South Africa
Johan Fourie (Stellenbosch University)
Dieter von Fintel (Stellenbosch University)
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Labor Migration and Structural Change in Rural Labor Markets: Evidence from Malawi
Taryn Dinkelman (Dartmouth College)
Grace Kumchulesi (University of Malawi)
Martine Mariotti (Australian National University)
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Discussants:
Martine Mariotti (Australian National University)
Katherine Eriksson (University of California-Davis)
Remi Jedwab (George Washington University)
Paulo Bastos (World Bank)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Continental – Parlor 1
American Economic Association
Brain Drain, Gain and Circulation (F2, O3)
Presiding: Caglar Ozden (World Bank)
Ethnic Complementarities after the Opening of China: How Chinese Graduate Students Affected the Productivity of Their Advisors
George J. Borjas (Harvard University)
Kirk B. Doran (University of Notre Dame)
Ying Shen (University of Notre Dame)
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Reversing Brain Drain: Evidence from Malaysia's Returning Expert Programme
Ximena Del Carpio (World Bank)
Caglar Ozden (World Bank)
Mauro Testaverde (World Bank)
Mathis Wagner (Boston College)
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Global Collaborative Patents
William R. Kerr (Harvard University)
Sari Pekkala Kerr (Wellesley College)
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STEM Workers, H-1B Visas, and Productivity in U.S. Cities
Giovanni Peri (University of California-Davis)
Kevin Shih (University of California-Davis)
Chad Sparber (Colgate University)
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Discussants:
Caglar Ozden (World Bank)
Kirk B. Doran (University of Notre Dame)
David McKenzie (World Bank)
Frederic Docquier (University Catholic Louvain)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Plaza A
American Economic Association
Capital Markets after Dodd-Frank and JOBS Act (K2, G1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Mark Flannery (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)
Jennifer Marietta-Westberg (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)
Christof Stahel (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)
Adam Yonce (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)
Anzhela Knyazeva (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Continental – Parlor 3
American Economic Association
Contractual Issues in Developing Countries (O1, D8)
Presiding: Supreet Kaur (Columbia University)
Financial Contracting and Organizational Form: Evidence from the Regulation of Trade Credit
Emily Breza (Columbia University)
Andres Liberman (New York University)
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Joint Liability, Asset Collateralization, and Credit Access: Evidence from Rainwater Harvesting Tanks in Kenya
William Jack (Georgetown University)
Joost de Laat (The World Bank)
Michael Kremer (Harvard University)
Tavneet Suri (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Tropical Lending: International Prices and Strategic Default in the Coffee Market
Arthur Blouin (University of Warwick)
Rocco Macchiavello (Warwick University)
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Do Enforcement Constraints Prevent Trade? Evidence on Contracting Failures in Irrigation Markets
Ryan Bubb (New York University)
Supreet Kaur (Columbia University)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Rocco Macchiavello (Warwick University)
Jessica Goldberg (University of Maryland)
Xiao Yu Wang (Duke University)
Jeremy Magruder (University of California-Berkeley)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 25
American Economic Association
Economic History (N1)
Presiding: David F. Weiman (Barnard College and Columbia University )
Paradox Lost?
Richard A. Easterlin (University of Southern California)
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The Great Escape: Intergenerational Mobility Since 1940
Nathaniel Green Hilger (Brown University)
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The Invisible Wound: The Long-term Impact of China’s Cultural Revolution on Individual Trust
Lingwei Wu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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Spending a Windfall: American Precious Metals and Euro-Asian Trade 1492-1815
Nuno Palma (London School of Economics)
Andre Silva (Nova School of Business and Economics)
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The Cotton Boom and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century Rural Egypt
Mohamed Saleh (Toulouse School of Economics)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 3 & 4
American Economic Association
Economics of Higher Education (I2, J7)
Presiding: Caroline Hoxby (Stanford University)
The Impact of the V-SOURCE Program on Disadvantaged Students’ College Enrollment
Sarah Reber (University of California-Los Angeles)
Meredith Phillips (University of California-Los Angeles)
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Do Public Subsidies Promote College Access and Completion? Evidence from Community College Districts
Isaac McFarlin (University of Michigan)
Paco Martorell (University of California-Davis)
Brian P. McCall (University of Michigan)
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The Impact of Intergroup Contact on Racial Attitudes and Revealed Preference
Scott Carrell (University of California-Davis)
Mark Hoekstra (Texas A&M University)
James West (Baylor University)
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Bias in Online Classes: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Thomas Dee (Stanford University)
Rachel Baker (University of California-Irvine)
Brent Evans (Vanderbilt University)
June Park John (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
Bridget Terry Long (Harvard University)
Jeffrey Smith (University of Michigan)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Franciscan D
American Economic Association
Empirics of Capital Taxation (H2, G3)
Presiding: Marshall Steinbaum (Washington Center for Equitable Growth)
Capital Tax Reform and the Real Economy: The Effects of the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut
Danny Yagan (University of California-Berkeley)
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Capital Taxation and Inventors
Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard University)
Ufuk Akcigit (University of Chicago)
Salome Baslandze (University of Pennsylvania)
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Evaluating the Effects of ACE Systems on Debt Financing and Investments
Shafik Hebous (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Martin Ruf (University of Tuebingen)
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Taxation and the Optimal Constraint on Corporate Debt Finance
Peter Sorensen (University of Copenhagen)
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Discussants:
Ruud De Mooij (International Monetary Fund)
Paul Burnham (Congressional Budget Office)
Katherine Cuff (McMaster University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 3 & 4
American Economic Association
Evaluating Energy Efficiency Programs (Q4)
Presiding: Hunt Allcott (New York University)
Is there an Energy-Efficiency Gap? Experimental Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Plants
Nicholas Ryan (Yale University)
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Harberger Meets McKinsey: Measuring the Welfare Effects of Energy Efficiency Programs
Hunt Allcott (New York University)
Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago)
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Peer Effects in Energy Efficiency Program Participation
Judson Boomhower (Stanford University)
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Using High-Frequency Interval Meter Data to Evaluate Energy Efficiency Investments in Schools
Christopher R. Knittel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
David Rapson (University of California-Davis)
Mar Reguant (Northwestern University)
Catherine Wolfram (University of California-Berkeley)
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Discussants:
Paulina Oliva Vallejo (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Lucas Davis (University of California-Berkeley)
Koichiro Ito (Boston University)
Arik Levinson (Georgetown University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 6 & 7
American Economic Association
Gender in Corporation Management (G3, J4)
Presiding: Marianne Bertrand (University of Chicago)
Does the Market Value CEO Styles?
Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Luo Zuo (Cornell University)
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Gender Diversity and Skill Contribution to Corporate Boards
Daehyun Kim (University of Texas-Austin)
Laura Starks (University of Texas-Austin)
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Golf Buddies and Board Diversity
Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore)
Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore)
David M. Reeb (National University of Singapore)
Tien Foo Sing (National University of Singapore)
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Women in Finance
Renée B. Adams (University of New South Wales)
Tom Kirchmaier (University of Manchester)
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Discussants:
Francisco Perez-Gonzalez (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México)
David Yermack (New York University)
Carola Frydman (Northwestern University)
Glenn Ellison (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Yosemite B
American Economic Association
Global Reserve Assets in a Low Interest Rate World (A1)
Presiding: Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (University of California-Berkeley)
A Model of the Reserve Asset
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago)
Arvind Krishnamurthy (University of Stanford)
Konstantin Milbradt (Northwestern University)
Secular Stagnation and International Financial Markets
Gauti Eggertsson (Brown University)
Neil Mehrotra (Brown University)
Lawrence Summers (Harvard University)
The Sovereign-Bank Diabolical Loop and Flight to Safety Capital Flows: European Safe Bonds (ESBies)
Markus K. Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Luis Garicano (London School of Economics)
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (New York University)
Philip R. Lane (Trinity College)
Marco Pagano (University of Napoli)
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Global Imbalances and Currency Wars at the ZLB
Ricardo Caballero (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard University)
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (University of California-Berkeley)
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Discussants:
Manuel Amador (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Matteo Maggiori (Harvard University)
Jeremy Stein (Harvard University)
Mark Gertler (New York University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Continental Ballroom 4
American Economic Association
Historical Perspectives on Financial Crisis, Banks and Regulation (E5, N2)
Presiding: Gary Richardson (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Crisis and Collapse in the Long Run: Some Microeconomic Evidence
Raghuram Rajan (Reserve Bank of India and University of Chicago)
Rodney Ramcharan (University of Southern California)
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What Ends Banking Panics?
Gary Gorton (Yale University)
Ellis Tallman (Oberlin College and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
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Interbank Markets and Banking Crises: New Evidence on the Establishment and Impact of the Federal Reserve
Mark Carlson (Bank for International Settlements and Federal Reserve Board)
David Wheelock (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
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Commercial Bank Leverage and Regulatory Regimes: Comparative Evidence from the Great Depression and Great Recession
Christoffer Koch (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Gary Richardson (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Patrick Van Horn (Southwestern University)
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Discussants:
Christoffer Koch (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
Jonathan Rose (Federal Reserve Board)
Gregor Matvos (University of Chicago)
Kinda Hachem (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Franciscan C
American Economic Association
Income and Wealth Distribution (H2)
Presiding: Richard V. Burkhauser (Cornell University)
Financial Sector Pay and Labor Income Inequality: Evidence from Europe
Oliver Denk (OECD)
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Who Are the Top 1% Earners?
Oliver Denk (OECD)
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Optimal Taxation of Capital Income when Capital Returns are Heterogeneous
Aart Gerritsen (Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance)
Bas Jacobs (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Alexandra Rusu (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Kevin Spiritus (University of Leuven)
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Behavioral Responses to Wealth Transfer Taxation: Bunching Evidence from Germany
Ulrich Glogowsky (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
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The Piketty Transition
Daniel R. Carroll (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Yosemite A
American Economic Association
International Trade and Macroeconomics (F4)
Presiding: Fabio Ghironi (University of Washington and NBER)
Firms' Heterogeneity, Incomplete Information, and Pass-Through
Stefania Garetto (Boston University)
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Trade, Unemployment and Monetary Policy
Matteo Cacciatore (HEC Montreal)
Fabio Ghironi (University of Washington and NBER)
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Diversification in the Small and in the Large: Evidence from Trade Networks
Francis Kramarz (ENSAE, CREST and CEPR)
Julien Martin (ESG UQAM)
Isabelle Méjean (Ecole Polytechnique)
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Asymmetric Trade Liberalizations and Current Account Dynamics
Alessandro Barattieri (ESG UQAM and Collegio Carlo Alberto)
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Discussants:
Julien Martin (ESG UQAM)
Paul R. Bergin (University of California-Davis and NBER)
Stefania Garetto (Boston University)
Giancarlo Corsetti (University of Cambridge and CEPR)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 21
American Economic Association
Network Effects (I2)
Presiding: Rachel Kranton (Duke University)
Productivity Spillover among Scientific Workers
Wei Cheng (Ohio State University)
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The Evolution of Networks: Evidence from the Effect of a Community Driven Development Program on Economic and Social Networks in Rural Gambia
Matthias Schuendeln (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Simon Heß (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Dany Jaimovich (Goethe University Frankfurt)
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Estimating Network Effects without Network Data
Pedro CL Souza (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)
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Changes in Social Network Structure in Response to Exposure to Formal Credit Markets
Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Arun Chandrasekhar (Stanford University)
Esther Duflo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford University)
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Influence of Social Networks on Vaccine Take-Up among Women in Rural Nigeria
Ryoko Sato (University of Michigan)
Yoshito Takasaki (University of Tokyo)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 1 & 2
American Economic Association
Productivity Dispersion and Wage Inequality (D2, J3)
Presiding: John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
Dispersion in Dispersion: Measuring Establishment-Level Differences in Productivity
Lucia S. Foster (U.S. Census Bureau)
Cheryl A. Grim (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sabrina Pabilonia (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jay Stewart (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Zoltan Wolf (Westat and U.S. Census Bureau)
Cindy Zoghi (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
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Firm Performance and the Volatility of Worker Earnings
Chinhui Juhn (University of Houston)
Kristin McCue (U.S. Bureau of the Census)
Holly Monti (U.S. Census Bureau)
Brooks Pierce (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
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How Persistent Are Establishment Wage Differentials?
Matt Dey (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jay Stewart (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
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Augmenting the Human Capital Earnings Equation with Meaures of the Place Where You Work
Erling Barth (University of Oslo)
James C. Davis (U.S. Census Bureau)
Richard B. Freeman (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Chad Syverson (University of Chicago)
Gary Solon (University of Arizona)
Jason Faberman (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Steven J. Davis (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 8
American Economic Association
Research in Economic Education (A2)
Presiding: Georg Schaur (University of Tennessee)
Diversity, Effort, and Cooperation in Team Based Learning
Molly Espey (Clemson University)
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Do Students Know Best? Choice, Classroom Time, and Academic Performance
Ted Joyce (City University of New York)
Sean Crockett (City University of New York)
David A. Jaeger (City University of New York)
Onur Altindag (City University of New York)
Stephen Daniel O'Connell (City University of New York)
Dahlia Remler (City University of New York)
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Women’s Decision to Pursue a Masters Degree in Economics or Finance
Anne Boring (Sciences Po)
Changing What Our Students Think, What Our Students Know, and What Our Students Think They Know
Adam J. Hoffer (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)
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Discussants:
Matthew Rousu (Susquehanna University)
Gail Hoyt (University of Kentucky)
Olga Troitschanskaia (University of Mainz)
Jennifer Imazeki (San Diego State University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 13
American Economic Association
Strategic Games (D4)
Presiding: Alison Watts (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale)
A Bargaining Model of Endogenous Procedures
Razvan Vlaicu (Northwestern University)
Daniel Diermeier (University of Chicago)
Carlo Prato (Georgetown University)
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Strategic Experimentation on a Common Threshold
Yi Chen (Yale University)
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Suboptimal Behavior in Strategy-Proof Mechanisms: Evidence from the Residency Match
Alexander Robert Rees-Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
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Bilateral Trading in Divisible Double Auctions
Songzi Du (Simon Fraser University)
Haoxiang Zhu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Generalized Deferred Acceptance Auctions with Multiple Relinquishment Options for Spectrum Reallocation
Eiichiro Kazumori (State University of New York)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Imperial A
American Economic Association
The Economics of Violence (O1, Q1)
Presiding: Solomon M. Hsiang (University of California-Berkeley)
Agricultural Productivity and Conflict: Evidence from the Diffusion of Potatoes to the Old World
Murat Iyigun (University of Colorado)
Nathan Nunn (Harvard University)
Nancy Qian (Yale University)
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The Effect of Civilian Casualties on Wartime Informing: Evidence from the Iraq War
Andrew Shaver (Princeton University)
Jacob Shapiro (Princeton University)
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Economic and Non-Economic Factors in Violence: Evidence from Organized Crime, Suicides and Climate in Mexico
Ceren Baysan (University of California-Berkeley)
Marshall Burke (Stanford University)
Felipe Gonzales (University of California-Berkeley)
Solomon M. Hsiang (University of California-Berkeley)
Edward Miguel (University of California-Berkeley)
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The Intergenerational Transmission of War
Filipe Campante (Harvard University)
David Yanagizawa-Drott (Harvard University)
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Discussants:
Suresh Naidu (Columbia University)
Michael Callen (Harvard University)
Melissa Dell (Harvard University)
Edward Miguel (University of California-Berkeley)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Imperial B
American Economic Association
Valuing Climate Change Catastrophes (Q5)
Presiding: Robert Mendelsohn (Yale University)
Shutting Down the Thermohaline Circulation
Richard S.J. Tol (University of Sussex)
David Anthoff (University of California-Berkeley)
Francisco Estrada (Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera)
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A Potential Disintegration of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS): Implications for Economic Analyses of Mitigation Strategies
Delavane Diaz (Stanford University)
Thomas F. Rutherford (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Klaus Keller (Pennsylvania State University)
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Ecosystem Impacts
Colin Prentice (Imperial College London)
Robert Mendelsohn (Yale University)
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Economic Effects of an Ocean Acidification Catastrophe
Gunnar Knapp (University of Alaska-Anchorage)
Steve Colt (University of Alaska-Anchorage)
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Discussants:
William Nordhaus (Yale University)
James Neumann (Industrial Economics)
Charles Kolstad (Stanford University)
David Anthoff (University of California-Berkeley)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill C & D
American Finance Association
Aggregate Volatility Shocks: Real and Financial Effects (G1)
Presiding: Stefano Giglio (University of Chicago)
Uncertainty 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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Flight-to-Safety in the Nonlinear Risk-Return Tradeoff for Stocks and Bonds
Tobias Adrian (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Richard K. Crump (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Erik Vogt (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Inventory Risk, Market-Maker Wealth, and the Variance Risk Premium: Theory and Evidence
Mathieu Fournier (HEC Montréal)
Kris Jacobs (University of Houston)
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Discussants:
Helene Rey (London Business School)
Eric Ghysels (University of North Carolina)
Ian Dew-Becker (Northwestern University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 12 & 13
American Finance Association
Government Policies and Markets (G1)
Presiding: Anna Cieslak (Duke University )
Is the Revolving Door of Washington a Back Door to Excess Corporate Returns?
Mehmet Canayaz (University of Oxford)
Jose Martinez (University of Connecticut)
Han Ozsoylev (University of Oxford)
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Regulatory Arbitrage in Repo Markets
Ben Munyan (Vanderbilt University)
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Student Loans and the Rise in College Tuition: Evidence from the Expansion in Federal Loan Programs
David Lucca (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Taylor Nadauld (Brigham Young University)
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When Transparency Improves, Must Prices Reflect Fundamentals Better?
Snehal Banerjee (University of California-San Diego)
Jesse Davis (Northwestern University)
Naveen Gondhi (Northwestern University)
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Discussants:
Vyacheslav Fos (Boston College)
Antoine Martin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Brian Melzer (Northwestern University)
Laura Veldkamp (New York University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill A & B
American Finance Association
High-Frequency Trading (G1)
Presiding: Albert Menkveld (Vrije University Amsterdam)
The Welfare Impact of High Frequency Trading
Giovanni Cespa (City University London)
Xavier Vives (IESE Business School)
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High-Frequency Trading and Market Stability
Dion Bongaerts (Erasmus University)
Mark Van Achter (Erasmus University )
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Anticipatory Traders and Trading Speed
Raymond Fishe (University of Richmond)
Richard Haynes (U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission)
Esen Onur (U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission)
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High Frequency Trading and Extreme Price Movements
Jonathan Brogaard (University of Washington-Seattle)
Al Carrion (Lehigh University)
Thibaut Moyaert (Louvain School of Management)
Ryan Riordan (Queen's University)
Andriy Shkilko (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Konstantin Sokolov (Wilfrid Laurier University)
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Discussants:
Andreas Park (University of Toronto)
Shmuel Baruch (University of Utah)
Joel Hasbrouck (New York University)
Maureen O'Hara (Cornell University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 14 & 15
American Finance Association
Innovations and Behavior in Household Finance (G0)
Presiding: Adair Morse (University of California-Berkeley)
The Display of Information and Household Investment Behavior
Maya Shaton (Federal Reserve Board)
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Adverse Selection and Maturity Choice in Consumer Credit Markets: Evidence from an Online Lender
Andrew Hertzberg (Columbia University)
Andres Liberman (New York University )
Daniel Paravisini (London School of Economics)
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Do Credit Card Companies Screen for Behavioral Biases?
Hong Ru (Nanyang Technological University)
Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
Brad Barber (University of California-Davis)
Mitchell Petersen (Northwestern University)
Justine Hastings (Brown University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 10 & 11
American Finance Association
Institutional Investors and Alternative Assets (G1)
Presiding: Anna Pavlova (London Business School)
How to Squander Your Endowment: Pitfalls and Remedies
Phil Dybvig (Washington University-St. Louis)
Zhenjiang Qin (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)
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Riding the Bubble with Convex Incentives
Juan Sotes-Paladino (University of Melbourne)
Fernando Zapatero (University of Southern California)
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Where Experience Matters: Asset Allocation and Asset Pricing with Opaque and Illiquid Assets
Adrian Buss (INSEAD)
Raman Uppal (Edhec Business School)
Grigory Vilkov (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)
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Does it Pay to Invest in Art? A Selection-Corrected Returns Perspective
Arthur Korteweg (University of Southern California)
Roman Kraussl (University of Luxembourg and Emory University)
Patrick Verwijmeren (Erasmus University)
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Discussants:
Thomas Gilbert (University of Washington)
Andrea M. Buffa (Boston University)
Christian Heyerdahl-Larsen (London Business School)
Ludovic Phalippou (University of Oxford)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 5 & 6
American Finance Association
Law and the Business and Social Environment (G1)
Presiding: Jarrad Harford (University of Washington)
Law and Finance Matter: Lessons from Externally Imposed Courts
James Brown (Iowa State University)
J. Anthony Cookson (University of Colorado)
Rawley Heimer (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
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How Collateral Laws Shape Lending and Sectoral Activity
Charles Calomiris (Columbia University)
Mauricio Larrain (Columbia University)
Jose Liberti (DePaul University)
Jason Sturgess (DePaul University)
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Measuring Contract Completeness: A Text Based Analysis of Loan Agreements
Bernhard Ganglmair (University of Texas-Dallas)
Malcolm Wardlaw (University of Texas-Dallas)
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The Financial Value of Corporate Law: Evidence from (Re)incorportions
Martijn Cremers (University of Notre Dame)
Simone Sepe (University of Arizona and Toulouse School of Economics)
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Discussants:
David Robinson (Duke University)
Scott Frame (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Greg Nini (Drexel University)
Jonathan Karpoff (University of Washington)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 3 & 4
American Finance Association
Liability Structure and Funding Risk of Banks (G2)
Presiding: Charles Calomiris (Columbia University)
Bank Liability Structure
Suresh Sundaresan (Columbia University)
Zhenyu Wang (Indiana University )
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Double Bank Runs and Liquidity Risk Management
Filippo Ippolito (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Jose Luis Peydro (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Andrea Polo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics)
Enrico Sette (Bank of Italy)
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Banks, Taxes, and Nonbank Competition
George Pennacchi (University of Illinois)
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Discussants:
Heitor Almeida (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Charles Calomiris (Columbia University)
Deborah Lucas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 1 & 2
American Finance Association
The Influence of Markets on Corporate Policy (G3)
Presiding: Amy Dittmar (University of Michigan)
The Market for Equity Lending and Corporate Cash
Murillo Campello (Cornell University and NBER)
Pedro Saffi (Judge Business School)
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Kicking Maturity Down the Road: Early Refinancing and Maturity Management in the Corporate Bond Market
Qiping Xu (University of Chicago )
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The Risk Anomaly Tradeoff of Leverage
Malcolm Baker (Harvard Business School )
Jeffrey Wurgler (New York University)
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Discussants:
Ran Duchin (University of Washington)
Taylor Begley (London Business School)
Hui Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Parc 55, Mission I
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Changing Markets and Space (R3, G2)
Presiding: Andrew Hanson (Marquette University)
Explaining the Boom-Bust Cycle in the U.S. Housing Market: A Reverse Engineering Approach
Kevin J. Lansing (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Paolo Gelain (Norges Bank)
Gisle Natvik (BI Norwegian Business School)
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Entry and Co-Location: Evidence from Chilean Retailers
Anthony Pennington-Cross (Marquette University)
Sergio Garate (Pennsylvania State University)
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Urban Revival in America, 2000-2010
Jessie Handbury (University of Pennsylvania)
Victor Couture (University of California-Berkeley)
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Could Further Restrictions on "Exotic" Lending Have Dampened the Housing Boom? A VAR Perspective
Wayne Archer (University of Florida)
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Discussants:
Jaime Luque (University of Wisconsin)
Shawn Rohlin (Kent State University)
Hal Martin (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Marcus Casey (University of Illinois-Chicago)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Parc 55, Mission II & III
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Rents and Empirical Real Estate (J3, R1)
Presiding: Brent Ambrose (Pennsylvania State University)
The housing stock, housing prices, and user costs: the roles of location, structure and unobserved quality
Jonathan Halket (University of Essex)
Lars Nesheim (University College London)
Florian Oswald (University College London)
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Do Rural Migrants Benefit from Urban Labor Market Agglomeration Economies? Evidence from Chinese Cities
Shihe Fu (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)
Lixing Li (Peking University)
Guangliang Yang (Fudon University)
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Agglomeration Economies and Capitalization Rates: Evidence from the Dutch Office Market
Arno Van Der Vlist (University of Groningen)
Marc Francke (University of Amsterdam)
Dennis Schoenmaker (University of Groningen)
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Condo Rents and Apartment Rents
Edward Coulson (University of Nevada-Las Vegas)
Lynn Fisher (Mortgage Bankers Association)
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Discussants:
Morris Davis (Rutgers University)
Herman Li (University of Nevada-Las Vegas)
Serguei Chervachidze (CBRE)
Moussa Diop (University of Wisconsin)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Parc 55, Powell I
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Urban Theory (R1, R3)
Presiding: Gilles Duranton (University of Pennsylvania)
Asset Risk Premiums in a Production Economy with Housing
Xiongchuan Lai (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law)
Yuming Fu (National University of Singapore )
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Rationality and Exuberance in Land Prices and the Supply of New Housing
Alex Anas (State University of New York-Buffalo)
Debarshi Indra (University of California-Riverside)
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Parking and Urban Form
Jan Brueckner (University of California-Irvine)
Sofia Franco (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
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City of Dreams
Jorge de la Roca (New York University)
Gianmarco Ottaviano (London School of Economics)
Diego Puga (CEMFI)
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Discussants:
Haifang Huang (University of Alberta)
Charles G. Nathanson (Northwestern University)
Richard J. Arnott (University of California-Riverside)
Sanhghoon Lee (University of British Columbia)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Parc 55, Market Street
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
Economic Developments in China, India, and Japan (E2, E6)
Presiding: Daniel Michael Berkowitz (University of Pittsburgh)
Demographics and Aggregate Household Saving in Japan, China, and India
Chadwick C. Curtis (University of Richmond-Virginia)
Steven Lugauer (University of Notre Dame)
Nelson C. Mark (University of Notre Dame and NBER)
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Fiscal Decentralization and Pollution in China
Peter Lorentzen (University of California-Berkeley)
Daniel Mattingly (University of California-Berkeley)
Denise van der Kamp (University of California-Berkeley)
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Reserve Requirements and the Bank Lending Channel in China
Zuzana Fungáčová (Bank of Finland)
Riikka Nuutilainen (Bank of Finland)
Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg and Bank of Finland)
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Macroeconomic Consequences of the Real-Financial Nexus: Imbalances and Spillovers Between China and the United States
Ke Pang (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Pierre L. Siklos (Wilfrid Laurier University)
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Discussants:
Gerhard Glomm (Indiana University-Bloomington )
Laura Solanko (Bank of Finland)
Pierre L. Siklos (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Steven Lugauer (University of Notre Dame)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Pacific C
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Inside Entrepreneurship: Social Entrepreneurship in Practice (B5, L3)
Presiding: Zohreh Emami (Alverno College)
Let There be Light: Solar Power, Social Enterprise, and Sustainable Development
Tonia L. Warnecke (Rollins College)
Ahiteme N. Houndonougbo (Rollins College)
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Awash in a Sea of Confusion: Benefit Corporations, Social Enterprise, and the Fear of “Greenwashing”
Michelle J. Stecker (Rollins College)
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Integrating Social Innovation into the Academy: The Perspective of Academic Leadership
Debra Wellman (Rollins College)
Carol Bresnahan (Rollins College)
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Revolutionizing Business Education for Social Impact
Denise Parris (Rollins College)
Cecilia McInnis-Bowers (Rollins College)
Michelle J. Stecker (Rollins College)
Tonia L. Warnecke (Rollins College)
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Social Impact from Outside versus Inside Entrepreneurs: When Institutions Bind and Favors Blind
Wilfred Dolfsma (Loughborough University in London )
Francis de Lanoy (University of Curacao)
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Discussants:
Benjamin C. Wilson (State University New York-Cortland)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Pacific H
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Institutional Economic Thought and Analysis (B5, B1)
Presiding: Robert H. Scott III (Monmouth University)
Organizing Heterodoxy: On Fred Lee and Transnational Post-Keynesianism since the 1970s
Tiago Mata (University College London and Clarence Ayres Scholar)
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Industrial Capitalism – What Veblen and Ayres add to Nef and Mantoux
Stephen C. Bannister (University of Utah)
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Evolutionary Drift and Loss of Information in the Evolution of Institutions
Torsten Heinrich (University of Bremen-Germany)
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Schumpeter’s Innovation, Financial Instability and the Business Enterprise
Scott L.B. McConnell (Eastern Oregon University)
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Complex Systems Characteristics and Theoretical Development for Analysis inside Institutions
F. Gregory Hayden (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Pacific B
Association for Social Economics
Job Guarantee: Issues in Social and Ecological Justice (J6, Q5)
Presiding: Michael J. Murray (Bemidji State University)
Public Works Program as a Strong Means for Land and Water Conservation in Iran
Zahra Karimi (University of Mazandaran)
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Bioregional JG: The Creation of a New Social Ethos
Josefina Y. Li (University of Minnesota-Duluth)
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Complementary Currencies, Communities, Cooperation: The Local Job Guarantee for Sustainable Prosperity
Mathew Forstater (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
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Getting Serious about the Limits to Growth: ELR and Economic Restructuring under Decroissance
Hendrik Van den Berg (University of Nebraska–Lincoln)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Sutter A & B
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Hedonic Models of Land Value and Amenities: Methods and Applications (Q5, Q4)
Presiding: Nicolai Kuminoff (Arizona State University)
Are Home Buyers Myopic? Evidence from Housing Sales
Erica Meyers (University of Illinois)
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What the Frac? Sand Mining and Transport-Induced Externalities
Alexey Kalinin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Dominic Parker (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Corbett Grainger (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Daniel Phaneuf (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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The Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Agriculture: Accounting for Omitted Spatial Dependence in the Hedonic Approach
Ariel Ortiz-Bobea (Cornell University)
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Valuing Time-Varying Attributes Using the Hedonic Model: When is a Dynamic Approach Necessary?
Kelly C. Bishop (Arizona State University)
Alvin Murphy (Arizona State University)
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Discussants:
Jaren C. Pope (Brigham Young University)
Lucija Muehlenbachs (University of Calgary)
Wolfram Schlenker (Columbia University)
Ralph Mastromonaco (University of Oregon)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 15
Econometric Society
Advances in Contract and Tax Theory (A1)
Presiding: Lars Stole (University of Chicago)
Nonlinear Pricing with ''Average-Price'' Bias
Lars Stole (University of Chicago)
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The Generalized Informativeness Principle
Pierre Chaigneau (HEC Montreal)
Alex Edmans (London Business School)
Daniel Gottlieb (Washington University in St Louis)
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Optimal Taxation with Behavioral Agents
Xavier Gabaix (New York Universitiy)
Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard University)
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Conflict and Compensation
Bentley MacLeod (Columbia University)
Teck Yong Tan (Columbia University)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 14
Econometric Society
Firm-Level International Linkages (F1, F2)
Presiding: Andrew McCallum (Federal Reserve Board)
Multinational Firms and International Business Cycle Transmission
Javier Cravino (University of Michigan)
Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan)
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Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks: Firm-Level Evidence from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake
Aaron Flaaen (Federal Reserve Board)
Christoph Boehm (University of Michigan)
Nitya Pandalai-Nayar (University of Michigan)
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Multinational Production and Intra-Firm Trade
Vanessa Alviarez (University of British Columbia)
Ayhab Saad (University of Michigan)
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The Structure of Export Entry Costs
Andrew McCallum (Federal Reserve Board)
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Discussants:
Natalia Ramondo (University of California-San Diego)
Teresa Fort (Dartmouth College)
Kim Ruhl (New York University)
James Tybout (Pennsylvania State University)
Claudia Steinwender (Harvard Business School)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 19
Econometric Society
Inequality and Education (A1)
Presiding: David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Education Production and Incentives
Hugh Macartney (Duke University)
Robert McMillan (University of Toronto)
Uros Petronijevic (University of Toronto)
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Leveling Up: Early Results from a Randomized Evaluation of Post-Secondary Aid
David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Joshua Angrist (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Sally Hudson (MIT)
Amanda Pallais (Harvard)
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Firming Up Inequality
Fatih Guvenen (University of Minnesota)
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
David Price (Stanford University)
Jae Song (Social Security Administration)
Till Von Wachter (University of California-Los Angeles)
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The Labor Market and the Marriage Market: How Adverse Employment Shocks Affect Marriage, Fertility, and Children's Living Circumstances
David Dorn (University of Zurich)
David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Gordon Hanson (University of California, San Diego)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 20
Econometric Society
Macro Labor (A1)
Presiding: Bart Hobijn (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Changes in U.S. Household Labor-Force Participation by Household Income
Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Robert Hall (STANFORD UNIVERSITY)
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Grown-Up Business Cycles
Aysegul Sahin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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The Extent and Cyclicality of Career Changes: Evidence for the U.K.
Bart Hobijn (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Carlos Carrillo-Tudela (Essex)
Ludo Visschers (The University of Edinburgh/Univ Carlos)
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Labor Share Decline and Intellectual Property Products Capital
Dongya Koh (University of Arkansas)
Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis (Washington University-St. Louis)
Yu Zheng (City University of Hong Kong)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 16
Econometric Society
Model Specification and Testing (A1)
Presiding: Christoph Rothe (Columbia University)
On the Value of Knowing the Propensity Score for Estimating Average Treatment Effects
Christoph Rothe (Columbia University)
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Included Instruments
Xavier D'Haultfoeuille (CREST)
Stefan Hoderlein (Boston College)
Yuya Sasaki (Johns Hopkins University)
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Estimation and Inference with a (Nearly) Singular Jacobian
Sukjin Han (University of Texas-Austin)
Adam McCloskey (Brown University)
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Uniform Asymptotic Risk of Averaging GMM Estimator Robust to Misspecification
Xu Cheng (University of Pennsylvania)
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Is There an Optimal Weighting for Linear Inverse Problems?
Senay Sokullu (University of Bristol)
Jean-Pierre FLORENS (Toulouse School of Economics)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 5 & 6
Econometric Society
Sovereign Debt and European Crisis (A1)
Presiding: Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (University of Maryland)
Uncertainty and Economic Activity: A Global Perspective
Alessandro Rebucci (Johns Hopkins University)
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The Slump in Europe
Robert Kollmann (European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Université Libre de Bruxelles & CEPR)
Beatrice Pataracchia (European Commission, Joint Research Centre)
Rafal Raciborski (European Commission, DG ECFIN)
Marco Ratto (European Commission, Joint Research Centre)
Werner Roeger (European Commission, DG ECFIN)
Lukas Vogel (European Commission, DG ECFIN)
Jan in 't Veld (European Commission)
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Liquidity Shocks, Dollar Funding Costs, and the Bank Lending Channel During the European Sovereign Crisis
Andrei Zlate (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Ricardo Correa (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserv)
Horacio Sapriza (Federal Reserve Board)
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Sovereign Debt Restructurings and the Short-Term Debt Curse
Tamon Asonuma (International Monetary Fund)
Dirk Niepelt (Study Center Gerzensee and University of Bern)
Romain Ranciere (International Monetary Fund)
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Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 17 & 18
Health Economics Research Organization
Aging and its Economic Consequences (J1, I1)
Presiding: Peter Orszag (Citigroup)
Long-Run Macroeconomic Effects of the Aging United States Population
Peter Orszag (Citigroup)
Ronald D. Lee (University of California-Berkeley)
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The Effects of Longevity Increases and Social Security Reform on Lifetime Benefits
Courtney Coile (Wellesley College)
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The Long-Term Benefits of Risk Prevention In The United States Elderly
Etienne Gaudette (University of Southern California)
Andrew Messali (University of Southern California)
David Agus (University of Southern California)
Dana P. Goldman (University of Southern California)
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Discussants:
Jay Bhattacharya (Stanford University)
Alice Rivlin (Brookings Institution)
Lauren Nicholas (Johns Hopkins University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra A
International Association for Feminist Economics
Development, Division of Labor, and Sexual Orientation (J1)
Presiding: Ann Mari May (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Labor Market, Care and Gender Equality: With Reference to Developing and Emerging Countries
Indira Hirway (Center For Development Alternatives)
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The Relationship between LGBT Inclusion and Economic Development: An Analysis of Emerging Economies
M.V. Lee Badgett (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Sheila Nezhad (Headwaters Foundation for Justice)
Kees Waaldijk (University of Leiden)
Yana van der Muelen Rodgers (Rutgers University)
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How Does the Gender Composition in Couples Affect the Division of Labor after Childbirth?
Ylva Moberg (Uppsala University)
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Discussants:
Ann Mari May (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Marlene Kim (University of Massachusetts-Boston)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra H
International Banking, Economics and Finance Association
Banking Risk and Complexity (G2)
Presiding: Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago)
The Corporate Complexity of Global Systemically Important Banks
Jacopo Carmassi (CASMEF and LUISS University)
Richard Herring (University of Pennsylvania)
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Organizational Complexity and Liquidity Management in Global Banks
Nicola Cetorelli (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Linda Goldberg (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Complex Financial Institutions and Systemic Risk
Clas Wihlborg (Chapman University)
Elisa Luciano (University of Torino and Collegio Carlo Alberto)
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Dynamic Network Model of Unsecured Interbank Lending Market
Falk Bräuning (VU University Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute)
Francisco Blasques (VU University Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute)
Iman van Lelyveld (De Nederlandsche Bank)
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Discussants:
David Mayes (University of Auckland)
Ralph de Haas (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)
Philip Strahan (Boston College)
Leonardo Gambacorta (Bank for International Settlements)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Parc 55, Davidson
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Aftermath of the Great Recession: Labor Markets in Flux (J2)
Presiding: William Spriggs (Howard University)
Has the Large Firm Training Advantage Declined During the 2000s?
Jeff Waddoups (University of Nevada-Las Vegas)
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Skill Demands and Skill Mismatch in Fast-Growing Technical Occupations
Andrew Weaver (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
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Area Economic Conditions and the Labor Market Outcomes of Americans in the Current Recovery
William McKinley Rogers III (Rutgers University)
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The Great Recession and Its Aftermath: What Role for Structural Changes?
Jesse Rothstein (University of California-Berkeley)
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Discussants:
Robert Valletta (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
David Howell (New School)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Parc 55, Balboa
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Data Gold! Exploiting the Rich Research Potential of Lifetime Administrative Earnings Data Linked to the Census Bureau's Household SIPP Survey (J3)
Presiding: Jeannette Wicks-Lim (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Do Tax Incentives Increase 401(K) Retirement Saving? Evidence From the Adoption of Catch-Up Contributions
Matthew S. Rutledge (Boston College)
April Yanyuan Wu (Boston College and Mathematica Policy Research)
Francis Vitagliano (Boston College)
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Education, Earnings, and the Timing of Fertility
Lara Shore-Sheppard (Williams College)
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Education, Gender, and Earnings Volatility: Evidence from SIPP Linked Administrative
Michael D. Carr (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
Emily E. Workers (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
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Low-Wage Careers in a Changing Labor Market
Jeannette Wicks-Lim (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
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Discussants:
Ben Zipperer (Washington Center for Equitable Growth)
Lori Reeder (U.S. Census Bureau)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Hilton Union Square, Continental – Parlor 2
National Association for Business Economics/American Economic Association
The Equilibrium Real Interest Rate—Theory, Measurement, and Use in Monetary Policy (E5) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: George Kahn (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)
Stephen D. Williamson (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
James D. Hamilton (University of California-San Diego)
John B. Taylor (Stanford University)
John C. Williams (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe (Columbia University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra I
Union for Radical Political Economics
Crises and Conflicts in the Global Economy (J5)
Presiding: Paddy Quick (St. Francis College-Brooklyn)
A Gender Perspective of the Crisis: The Italian Case
Giovanna Vertova (University of Bergamo)
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Labor Markets, Productivism, and Women’s Empowerment in Postapartheid South Africa
Jennifer Cohen (University of the Witwatersrand)
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Precarity and No Resistance? Towards an Explanation of an Apparent Paradox in European Societies
Svenja Flechtner (European University Flensburg)
Gloria Kutscher (Vienna University of Economy and Business)
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“Erst kommt das Fressen” – Food Insecurity in the Time of Austerity
Charalampos Konstantinidis (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
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Building Post-Capitalist Worlds: Zapatistas, Via Campesina and Other Rebellions
David Barkin (Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco)
Blanca Lemus (Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco)
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Discussants:
Esther Jeffers (University of Paris 8)
Elias Mouhoud Mouhoud (University of Paris Dauphine)
Özgür Orhangazi (Kadir Has University)

Jan 03, 2016 8:00 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra J
Union for Radical Political Economics
Rethinking Macroeconomics: Microfoundations, Production Functions, and Policies (B4)
Presiding: Ann E. Davis (Marist University)
"On the Cobb–Douglas and All That...": The Solow–Simon Correspondence Over the Aggregate Neoclassical Production Function
Scott Carter (University of Tulsa)
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Braaaaaaaaaains!!! The Undead Humbug Production Function: Now With Human Capital!
Michael Isaacson (New School)
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Consumer and Production Behavior: From Micro to Macro Without Utility Function or Rational Choice
Anwar Shaikh (New School)
Amr Ragab (Doha Institute for Graduate Studies)
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Friendly as well as Unfriendly Commentators: The Lucas Critique Reconsidered
Katherine Moos (New School)
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Discussants:
Noe Wiener (New School)
Kevin D. Hoover (Duke University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Walnut
African Finance & Economics Association
Human Capital Formation Role of Education, Health, and Food Security in African Economic Development (O1, O1)
Presiding: Diery Seck (Center for Research on Political Economy)
Foreign Aid, Access to Water and Sanitation and Implications for Health Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Countries
Leonce Ndikumana (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Lynda Pickbourn (Hampshire College)
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On the Impact of Income Per Capita on Health Outcomes: Is Africa Different?
Elizabeth Asiedu (University of Kansas)
Neepa B. Gaekwad (University of Kansas)
Malokele Nanivazo (University of Kansas)
Mwanza Nkusu (International Monetary Fund)
Yi Jin (Monash University)
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Measuring Impacts of Health Insurance for the Poor: Bayesian Potential Outcomes Approach
Andinet Woldemichael (African Development Bank)
Abebe Shimeles (African Development Bank)
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The Impacts of Improvements in the Delivery of Credit from Formal and Semi-Formal Institutions: Evidence from Ghana
Samuel Amponsah (Tokyo International University)
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Flop or a Success? An Evaluation of the Welfare Impacts of the 6-3-3-4 Education System in Nigeria
Ruth U. Oyelere (Emory University)
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Effects of Agricultural Aid on Food Security
Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong (University of South Florida and IZA Bonn)
Margaret Adesugba (NSSP-IFPRI, Abuja, FCT Nigeria)
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Discussants:
Ruth U. Oyelere (Emory University)
Leonce Ndikumana (Depar University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong (University of South Florida and IZA-Bonn)
Malokele Nanivazo (University of Kansas)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra C
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Targeting Nutrient Pollution to Protect Inland and Coastal Waterways: Tradeoffs Between Agriculture and Aquatic Ecosystem Services (Q5)
Presiding: Joseph Herriges (Michigan State University)
The Implications of Environmental Policy on Nutrient Outputs in Agricultural Watersheds
Brent Sohngen (Ohio State University)
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Robust Optimization of Agricultural Conservation Investments to Cost-Efficiently Reduce the Northern Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone
Catherine Kling (Iowa State University)
Sergey Rabotyagov (University of Washington)
Adriana Valcu-Lisman (Iowa State University)
Yongjie Ji (Iowa State University)
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Too Burdensome to Bid: Transaction Costs and Pay-for-Performance Conservation
Leah H. Palm-Forster (University of Delaware)
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The Agricultural Phosphorus Pollution Puzzle: Knowledge Gaps on Costs, Ecosystem Services, Values and Policy
Frank Lupi (Michigan State University)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Pacific J
American Committee for Asian Economic Studies/American Economic Association
Money and Exchange Rates in Emerging Asia (F3, E5)
Presiding: Michael G. Plummer (Johns Hopkins University)
Do Central Banks Target the Exchange Rates? Recent Experience in Emerging Asia
Kunihiro Hirao (Kyoto University)
Akihiro Kubo (Osaka City University)
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The Implications of Liquidity Expansion in China for the U.S. Dollar
Wensheng Kang (Kent State University)
Ronald A. Ratti (University of Western Sydney)
Joaquin L. Vespignani (University of Tasmania)
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Global Food Prices and Business Cycle Dynamics in an Emerging Market Economy
Oliver Holtemöller (Martin Luther University)
Sushanta Mallick (Queen Mary University of London)
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Dynamic Shift to a Basket-Peg or Floating Regime in East Asian Countries in Response to the People’s Republic of China’s Transition to a New Exchange Rate Regime
Naoyuki Yoshino (Asian Development Bank Institute)
Sahoko Kaji (Keio University)
Tamon Asonuma (International Monetary Fund)
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Discussants:
Reid Click (George Washington University)
Menzie D. Chinn (University of Wisconsin)
Michael G. Plummer (Johns Hopkins University)
Calla Wiemer (University of the Philippines)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Franciscan C
American Economic Association
AEA/CSMGEP Dissertation Session (J1, I1)
Presiding: Rucker C. Johnson (University of California-Berkeley)
The Effects of Outside Options on Neighborhood Tipping Points
Peter Quatermaine Blair (University of Pennsylvania)
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The War on Drugs: Estimating the Effect of Prescription Drug Supply-Side Interventions
Angelica Meinhofer (Brown University)
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The Impact of Trade on Managerial Incentives & Productivity
Cristina Tello-Trillo (Yale University)
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Which New Yorkers Vote With Their Wallets? New York City Teacher Quality, Housing Prices, & Residential & School Demographics
Elizabeth Rivera Rodas (Rutgers University)
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Discussants:
Rucker C. Johnson (University of California-Berkeley)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Continental – Parlor 3
American Economic Association
Culture, Prosocial Behavior and Ethnicity (Z1)
Presiding: Khawaja Mamun (Sacred Heart University)
Is the Call to Prayer a Call to Cooperate? A Field Experiment on the Impact of Religious Salience on Prosocial Behavior
Erik Duhaime (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Does Culture Matter to Prosocial Behavior? Evidence from a Cross-Ethnic Lab Experiment
Xunzhou Ma (Southwest University for Nationalities)
Fengwei Sun (Southwest University for Nationalities)
Xiaoxiao Wang (Southwest University for Nationalities)
Quanlan Yi (Southwest University for Nationalities)
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Bargaining and Ethnicity: A Field Experiment with Students and Villagers
Pedro Pablo Romero (Universidad San Francisco de Quito)
Sebastián Oleas (Universidad San Francisco de Quito)
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National Culture and Income Inequality: A Cross–Country Analysis
Khawaja Mamun (Sacred Heart University)
Mohammad Elahee (Quinnipiac University)
Farid Sadrieh (Quinnipiac University)
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Discussants:
Khawaja Mamun (Sacred Heart University)
Pedro Pablo Romero (Universidad San Francisco de Quito)
Xunzhou Ma (Southwest University for Nationalities)
Erik Duhaime (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 25
American Economic Association
Determinants of Labor Supply (J2)
Presiding: Lee Lockwood (Northwestern University)
Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program
Daniel Fetter (Wellesley College)
Lee Lockwood (Northwestern University)
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The Effect of Wealth on Individual and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Swedish Lotteries
David Cesarini (New York University)
Erik Lindqvist (Stockholm School of Economics)
Mathew J. Notowidigdo (Northwestern University)
Robert Ostling (Institutet för Internationell Ekonomi)
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Nonparametric Evidence on the Effects of Financial Incentives on Retirement Decisions
Dayanand Manoli (University of Texas-Austin)
Andrea Weber (University of Mannheim)
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The Effect of Pension Income on Elderly Earnings: Evidence from the Social Security Notch and Full Population Data
Alexander Gelber (University of California-Berkeley)
Adam Isen (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
Jae Song (Social Security Administration)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 3 & 4
American Economic Association
Evaluating Survey Data Quality Using Administrative Records (C8)
Presiding: Christopher Bollinger (University of Kentucky)
The Wealth of Wealthholders
John Ameriks (Vanguard Group)
Andrew Caplin (New York University)
Minjoon Lee (University of Michigan)
Matthew Shapiro (University of Michigan)
Christopher Tonetti (Stanford University)
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Do Imputed Earnings Earn Their Keep? Evaluating SIPP Earnings and Non-Response with Administrative Records
Rebecca L. Chenevert (U.S. Census Bureau)
Mark A. Klee (U.S. Census Bureau)
Kelly R. Wilkin (U.S. Census Bureau)
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Measuring Levels and Trends in Earnings Inequality with Nonresponse, Imputations, and Topcoding
Christopher Bollinger (University of Kentucky)
Barry Hirsch (Georgia State University)
Charles Hokayem (Centre College)
James P. Ziliak (University of Kentucky)
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SRMI Multiple Imputation in the CPS ASEC
Charles Hokayem (Centre College)
Trivellore Raghunathan (University of Michigan)
Jonathan Rothbaum (U.S. Census Bureau)
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Discussants:
Joanne Hsu (Federal Reserve Board)
David Johnson (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Nikolas Mittag (CERGE-EI)
Jeff Larrimore (Federal Reserve Board)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 13
American Economic Association
Financial Stability (G2)
Presiding: Chiara Scotti (Federal Reserve Board)
Financial Stability and Optimal Interest-Rate Policy
Andrea Ajello (Federal Reserve Board)
Thomas Laubach (Federal Reserve Board)
David Lopez-Salido (Federal Reserve Board)
Taisuke Nakata (Federal Reserve Board)
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Systemic Risk, Contagion and Joint Default Probability: A Copula Approach
Jacob Kleinow (Freiberg University)
Fernando Moreira (University of Edinburgh)
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From Financial to Real Economic Crisis – Evidence from Individual Firm-Bank Relationships in Germany
Martin Simmler (DIW Berlin and Oxford University)
Nadja Dwenger (Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance)
Frank M. Fossen (Freie Universitaet-Berlin, DIW Berlin and IZA)
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International Banking Flows and "Bad" Credit Booms: Do Booms Go with the Flow?
Regina Martinez (George Washington University)
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Endogenous Uncertainty and Credit Crunches
Ludwig Straub (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Robert Ulbricht (Toulouse School of Economics)
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The Risky Capital of Emerging Markets
Ina Simonovska (University of California-Davis)
Joel M. David (University of Southern California)
Espen Henriksen (University of California-Davis)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Imperial A
American Economic Association
Gender Gaps in Childhood: Skills, Behavior, and Labor Market Preparedness (I2)
Presiding: David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Gender Differences in Intergenerational Mobility Across the U.S.
Raj Chetty (Harvard University)
Nathaniel Hendren (Harvard University)
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Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes
David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
David Figlio (Northwestern University)
Krzysztof Karbownik (University of Uppsula)
Jeffrey Roth (University of Florida)
Melanie Wasserman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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What Explains the Gender Gap in Education? Experimental and Administrative Evidence
Ingvild Almas (Norwegian School of Economics)
Alexander Cappelen (Norwegian School of Economics)
Kjell G. Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics)
Erik Sorensen (Norwegian School of Economics)
Bertil Tungodden (Norwegian School of Economics)
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Discussants:
David Figlio (Northwestern University)
Melissa S. Kearney (University of Maryland)
Abigail Payne (McMaster University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Yosemite C
American Economic Association
Health, Education and Families (I1) (Poster Session)
Presiding: Magda Tsaneva (Clark University)
Estimating Hospital Choices when the True Choice Set is Unknown
Andrew Sfekas (Temple University)
Fertility and Early-Life Mortality: Evidence from Smallpox Vaccination in Sweden
Philipp Ager (University of Southern Denmark)
Casper Worm Hansen (University of Copenhagen)
Peter Sandholt Jensen (University of Southern Denmark)
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Can Policy Interventions Mitigate Early Disadvantage? Evidence from Bundled Shocks in Colombia
Maria Rosales-rueda (University of California-Irvine)
Valentina Duque (Columbia University)
Fabio Sanchez (Universidad de los Andes)
'Til Death: Taxes and Students Loans
Kathryn Birkeland (University of South Dakota)
Samuel Raisanen (Central Michigan University)
Transgenerational Effects of Childhood Conditions on Third Generation Health and Education Outcomes
Pia Pinger (University of Bonn)
Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Mannheim, IFAU, and IZA)
The Effect Of Financial Literacy On Dissaving From Retirement Accounts, Before Retiring
Ashley Tharayil (Austin College)
William B. Walstad (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
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Enforcing Government Policy: Privatization and the Weakening Effects of China's One-child Policy
Hua Cheng (University of Texas-Austin)
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Who Succeeds in Distance Learning? Evidence from Quantile Panel Data Estimation
Marigee Bacolod (Naval Postgraduate School)
Steve Mehay (Naval Postgraduate School)
Elda Pema (Naval Postgraduate School)
The Lazarus Drug: The Short-run Macroeconomic Impact of the Expansion of Access to Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV/AIDS
Anna Tompsett (Stockholm University)
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The Effect of a Compressed High School Curriculum on University Performance
Michael Doersam (University of Konstanz)
Verena Lauber (University of Heidelberg)
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Information Delivery, Nutrition and HIV Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment on Women Living with HIV in Uganda
Patrick Lubega (Makerere University)
Frances Nakakawa (Makerere University)
Gaia Narciso (Trinity College Dublin)
Carol Newman (Trinity College Dublin)
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Intended College Enrollment and Educational Inequality: Do Students Lack Information?
Frauke Peter (DIW Berlin)
Vaishali Zambre (DIW Berlin)
Long-Term Effects of Access to Health Care: Medical Missions in Colonial India
Rossella Calvi (Boston College)
Federico G. Mantovanelli (Analysis Group)
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How Does Daddy at Home Affect Marital Stability?"
Herdis Steingrimsdottir (Copenhagen Business School)
Arna Vardardottir (Copenhagen Business School)
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Eating Healthy in Lean Times - The Relationship between Unemployment Levels and Grocery Purchasing Patterns
Jessica Rider (Government Accountability Office)
Sofia Villas-Boas (University of California-Berkeley)
Peter Berck (University of California-Berkeley)
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The Effects of State Medicaid Expansions for Working-Age Adults on Senior Medicare Beneficiaries’ Healthcare Spending
Melissa McInerney (Tufts University)
Jennifer Mellor (College of William and Mary)
Lindsay Sabik (Virginia Commonwealth University)
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The "Sort of" Americans: American Children of Undocumented Migrants
Anne Nathalie Le Brun (Harvard University)
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Effects of Early Childhood Intervention on Fertility and Maternal Employment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
Malte Sandner (Lower Saxony Institute for Economic Research (NIW) and Leibniz Universität Hannover)
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The Effect of Health Insurance Mandate on Labor Market Activity and Time Allocation: Evidence from the Federal Dependent Coverage Provision
Vinish Shrestha (Emory University)
Otto Lenhart (Emory University)
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Soda Consumption in the Tropics: The Trade-Off between Obesity and Diarrhea in Developing Countries
Patricia Ines Ritter Burga (University of Chicago)
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Availability of School Resources, District Expenditure, and School Quality: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity of School Property Tax Elections
Corbin Leonard Miller (Cornell University)
Jason Cook (Cornell University)
It’s (Still) a Man’s World: Why Marriage Market Competition in China is Bad for Women’s Welfare but Good for Fertility
Melissa A. Knox (University of Washington)
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Unexpected Windfalls, Education, and Mental Health: Evidence from Lottery Winners in Germany
Christian Raschke (Sam Houston State University)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Imperial B
American Economic Association
Information Design and Bayesian Persuasion (D7, D8)
Presiding: Drew Fudenberg (Harvard University)
Information Design and Multi-Player Bayesian Persuasion
Dirk Bergemann (Yale University)
Stephen Morris (Princeton University)
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Credit Rating Inflation and Firms' Investment Behavior
Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania)
Chong Huang (University of California-Irvine)
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Dynamic Multi-Agent Persuasion
Jeff Ely (Northwestern University)
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A Rothschild-Stiglitz Approach to Bayesian Persuasion
Emir Kamenica (University of Chicago)
Matthew Gentzkow (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
Drew Fudenberg (Harvard University)
Laura Veldkamp (New York University)
Marina Halac (Columbia University)
Michael Woodford (Columbia University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Franciscan D
American Economic Association
Information, Expectations, and Education Choices I (D8, I2)
Presiding: Matthew Wiswall (Arizona State University)
Human Capital and Expectations about Career and Family
Matthew Wiswall (Arizona State University)
Basit Zafar (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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College Attrition and the Dynamics of Information Revelation
Arnaud Maurel (Duke University)
Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University)
Esteban Aucejo (London School of Economics)
Tyler Ransom (Duke University)
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Beliefs, Information and the Education Plans of Middle School Children in the Dominican Republic
Christopher A. Neilson (Princeton University)
James W. Berry (Cornell University)
Lucas Coffman (Ohio State University)
Daniel Morales (IDEICE)
Ryan Cooper (Cientifika)
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Discussants:
Adam Osman (University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign)
James W. Berry (Cornell University)
Eleanor W. Dillon (Arizona State University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Plaza A
American Economic Association
Institutional Transition with Application to Ukraine: Escape from the Post-Soviet Legacy (O1, P3) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California-Berkeley)
Gerard Roland (University of California-Berkeley) Dealing with Corruption in Post Communist States
Erik Berglof (London School of Economics) Building the Architecture of Reform
Daniel Treisman (University of California-Los Angeles) How Russians See Ukraine: Evidence from Recent Surveys
Tymofiy Mylovanov (University of Pittsburgh) Structure of Political Competition in Ukraine
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California-Berkeley) Macroeconomic Outlook for Ukraine
Jan Svejnar (Columbia University) Lessons from Ukraine from the Transition Economics of Central-East Europe

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 14
American Economic Association
Labor Productivity and Wage Determination (J3)
Presiding: Kara D. Smith (Belmont University)
Returns to ICT Skills
Oliver Falck (University of Munich)
Alexandra Heimisch (University of Munich)
Simon Wiederhold (Ifo Institute)
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The Long-Lasting Effect of Technological Change on the Careers of Young Workers: Evidence from Changes of Mandatory Training Regulations
Simon Janssen (Institute for Employment Research)
Jens Mohrenweiser (Bournemouth University)
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Do Agents Care for the Mission of their Job? A Field Experiment
Sabrina Jeworrek (IAAEU and University of Trier)
Vanessa Mertins (IAAEU and University of Trier)
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Transferability of Human Capital and Immigrant Assimilation: An Analysis for Germany
Anica Kramer (RWI and Ruhr University Bochum)
Thomas K. Bauer (RWI, Ruhr University Bochum, and IZA Bonn)
Leilanie Basilio (Ruhr University Bochum)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Yosemite B
American Economic Association
Macro, Money, and Finance (E5, G2)
Presiding: Markus K. Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
Gradualism in Monetary Policy: A Time-Consistency Problem?
Adi Sunderam (Harvard Business School)
Jeremy Stein (Harvard University)
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The Deposits Channel of Monetary Policy
Itamar Drechsler (New York University)
Alexi Savov (New York University)
Philipp Schnabl (New York University)
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Risk-Taking Dynamics and Financial Stability
Anton Korinek (Johns Hopkins University)
Martin Nowak (Harvard University)
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Monetary Shocks and Bank Balance Sheets
Pablo Kurlat (Stanford University)
Sebastian Di Tella (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
Valentin Haddad (Princeton University)
Samuel Hanson (Harvard Business School)
Martin Oehmke (Columbia University)
Skander Van den Heuvel (Federal Reserve Board)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 21
American Economic Association
Migration (J1)
Presiding: Fernando Lozano (Pomona College)
Education Policies and Migration across European Countries
Ainhoa Aparicio Fenoll (Collegio Carlo Alberto)
Zoe Kuehn (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)
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Risk Attitudes and Migration
Mehtap Akgüҫ (Center of European Policy Studies and IZA)
Xingfei Liu (Institute for the Study of Labor)
Massimiliano Tani (University of New South Wales-Canberra and IZA)
Klaus Zimmermann (University of Bonn and IZA)
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Why are Immigrants and the Children of Immigrants More Likely to Obtain a STEM Degree? The Role of English Proficiency
Pavel Dramski (Partnership for a New American Economy)
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Do Immigrants Spur Offshoring? Firm-Level Evidence
Andreas Hatzigeorgiou (Ratio Institute)
Patrik Karpaty (Örebro University)
Richard Kneller (University of Nottingham)
Magnus Lodefalk (Örebro University)
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Expropriation with Hukou Change: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment
Massimiliano Tani (University of New South Wales-Canberra)
Xingfei Liu (IZA)
Mehtap Akgüҫ (Center of European Policy Studies and IZA)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 8
American Economic Association
Online Commerce (L1)
Presiding: David Reiley (Pandora)
Profitably Bundling Information Goods: Evidence from the Evolving Video Library of Netflix
Scott Hiller (Fairfield University)
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Online Shopping and Platform Design with Ex Ante Registration Requirements
Florian Morath (Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance)
Johannes Muenster (University of Cologne)
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Markets for Leaked Information
Georg Weizsacker (Humboldt University Berlin)
Steffen Huck (WZB)
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Do Coupons Expand or Cannibalize Revenue? Evidence from an e-Market
Imke Reimers (Northeastern University)
Chunying Xie (NERA)
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The "Amazon Tax": Empirical Evidence from Amazon and Main Street Retailers
Brian Baugh (Ohio State University)
Itzhak Ben-David (Ohio State University)
Hoonsuk Park (Ohio State University)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 5
American Economic Association
Research in Economic Education: Efficacy of Interventions in Economic Education (A2)
Presiding: Sam Allgood (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Classroom Experiments: Is more more?
Tisha L.N. Emerson (Baylor University)
Linda K. English (Baylor University)
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Measuring the Effect of Blended Learning: Evidence from a Selective Liberal Arts College
Lauren Feiler (Carleton College)
Aaron Swoboda (Carleton College)
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The Impact of Challenge Quizzes on Student Knowledge
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)
Peter W. Schuhmann (University of North Carolina-Wilimington)
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A Randomized Assessment of Online Learning
William T. Alpert (University of Connecticut)
Kenneth A. Couch (University of Connecticut)
Oskar R. Harmon (University of Connecticut)
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Discussants:
Robert Rebelein (Vassar College)
William Bosshardt (Florida Atlantic University)
Wayne Grove (Le Moyne College)
Christiana E. Hilmer (San Diego State University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 1 & 2
American Economic Association
Social Insurance Policy Over the Business Cycle: New Advances (E6, E3)
Presiding: Fatih Guvenen (University of Minnesota, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and NBER)
The Optimal Use of Government Purchases for Macroeconomic Stabilization
Pascal Michaillat (London School of Economics)
Emmanuel Saez (University of California-Berkeley)
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Asymmetric Business Cycle Risk and Government Insurance
Christopher Busch (University of Cologne)
David Domeij (Stockholm School of Economics)
Fatih Guvenen (University of Minnesota, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and NBER)
Rocio Madera (University of Minnesota)
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Optimal Automatic Stabilizers
Alisdair McKay (Boston University)
Ricardo Reis (Columbia University and NBER)
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Taxes, Debts, and Redistributions with Aggregate Shocks
Anmol Bhandari (University of Minnesota)
David Evans (New York University)
Mikhail Golosov (Princeton University and NBER)
Thomas Sargent (New York University, Hoover Institution, and NBER)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 22
American Economic Association
Supranational Regulation and Supervision, Cross-Border Banking, and Systemic Risk (F3, G1)
Presiding: Manuel Buchholz (Halle Institute for Economic Research)
Cross-Border Regulatory Spillovers: How Much? How Important? A Project of the International Banking Research Network
Claudia M. Buch (Deutsche Bundesbank)
Linda Goldberg (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
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Cross-border banking cooperation: From actual to optimal arrangements
Thorsten Beck (City University London)
Consuelo Silva-Buston (Universidad Alberto Hurtado)
Wolf Wagner (Tilburg University)
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Drivers of Systemic Risk: Do National and European Perspectives Differ?
Claudia M. Buch (Deutsche Bundesbank)
Thomas Krause (Halle Institute for Economic Research)
Lena Tonzer (Halle Institute for Economic Research)
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Discussants:
John C. Driscoll (Federal Reserve Board)
Cathérine Koch (Bank for International Settlements)
Jana Ohls (Deutsche Bundesbank)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Continental – Parlor 1
American Economic Association
Tax Experiments (H2, C9)
Presiding: Erzo F.P. Luttmer (Dartmouth College)
Shaming Tax Delinquents
Ricardo Perez-Truglia (Microsoft Research)
Ugo Troiano (University of Michigan)
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Demand for Redistribution in Large and Small Groups
Johanna Mollerstrom (George Mason University)
Dmitry Taubinsky (Harvard University)
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Heuristic Perceptions of the Income Tax: Evidence and Implications
Alexander Robert Rees-Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
Dmitry Taubinsky (Harvard University)
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Raising the Stakes: Experimental Evidence on the Endogeneity of Taxpayer Mistakes
Tatiana Homonoff (Cornell University)
Jacob Goldin (Princeton University)
Naomi Feldman (Federal Reserve Board)
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Discussants:
Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard University)
David Seim (University of Toronto)
Judd Kessler (University of Pennsylvania)
Ugo Troiano (University of Michigan)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Continental Ballroom 4
American Economic Association
The United States Economy: Where To From Here? (E2, F4)
Presiding: Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)
U.S. Macro Policy in the Future
Olivier J. Blanchard (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
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Dealing with Long Term Deficits
Martin Feldstein (Harvard University)
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Central Banking: What’s Next?
Stanley Fischer (Federal Reserve Board)
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How to Restore Equitable and Sustainable Economic Growth in the United States
Joseph Eugene Stiglitz (Columbia University)
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Can We Restart the Recovery All Over Again?
John B. Taylor (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Plaza B
American Economic Association
Unfamiliar Psychologies: Applications of Behavioral Science Not Commonly Used in Economics (D3)
Presiding: Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
The Cognitive Accessibility of Crime: Behavioral Science and Criminal Behavior
Jens Ludwig (University of Chicago)
Anuj K. Shah (University of Chicago)
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The Psychology of Conflict and Reconciliation
Oeindrila Dube (New York University)
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Beyond Beta-Delta: Understanding the Disconnect between Our Intentions and Our Actions
John Beshears (Harvard Business School)
Katherine L. Milkman (University of Pennsylvania)
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Psychological Lives of the Poor
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)
Frank Schilbach (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Heather Schofield (University of Pennsylvania)
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Discussants:
Stefano DellaVigna (University of California-Berkeley)
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berkeley)
James A. Robinson (Harvard University)
Richard Thaler (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 6 & 7
American Economic Association
Weather and United States Economic Activity (E2, Q5)
Presiding: Francois Gourio (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Does the Environment Still Matter? Daily Temperature and Income in the United States
Tatyana Deryugina (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Solomon M. Hsiang (University of California-Berkeley)
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Weather Adjusting Employment Data
Michael Boldin (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Jonathan H. Wright (Johns Hopkins University)
[View Abstract]
Weather and Climate Data Sets Useful for Economic Modeling
Michael Squires (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
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Estimating Weather Effects
Francois Gourio (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Justin Bloesch (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
[View Abstract]
Discussants:
Olivier Deschenes (University of California-Santa Barbara)
William Wascher (Federal Reserve Board of Governors)
Marshall Burke (Stanford University)
Daniel Wilson (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 14 & 15
American Finance Association
CEOs/CFOs/Boards (G3)
Presiding: Carola Frydman (Northwestern University)
Knighthoods, Damehoods and CEO Behaviour
Konrad Raff (Norwegian School of Economics)
Linus Siming (Università Bocconi and IGIER)
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The Contract Year Phenomenon in the Corner Office: An Analysis of Firm Behavior During CEO Contract Renewals
Ping Liu (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Yuhai Xuan (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
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Playing it Safe? Managerial Preferences, Risk, and Agency Conflicts
Todd Gormley (University of Pennsylvania)
David Matsa (Northwestern University)
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Discussants:
Geoffrey Tate (University of North Carolina)
Dirk Jenter (Stanford University)
Joshua Rauh (Stanford University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill A & B
American Finance Association
Environmental Information and Asset Pricing (G1)
Presiding: Augustin Landier (Toulouse School of Economics)
SRI Funds: Investor Demand, Exogenous Shocks and ESG Profiles
Jedrzej Bialkowski (University of Canterbury)
Laura Starks (University of Texas-Austin)
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Do Analysts Curb Corporate Social Irresponsibility? Evidence from Natural Experiments
Hui Dong (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
Lin Chen (University of Hong Kong)
Xintong Zhan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
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Climate Change and Firm Valuation: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment
Philipp Krueger (University of Geneva and Swiss Finance Institute)
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Discussants:
Sebastien Pouget (Toulouse School of Economics)
Leonard Kostovetsky (Boston College)
Kelly Shue (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 1 & 2
American Finance Association
Equity Factors (G1)
Presiding: Stefan Nagel (University of Michigan)
Leverage Constraints and Asset Prices: Insights from Mutual Fund Risk Taking
Oliver Boguth (Arizona State University)
Mikhail Simutin (University of Toronto)
[View Abstract]
The Level, Slope and Curve Model for Stocks
Charles Clarke (University of Connecticut)
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Lucky Factors
Campbell Harvey (Duke University)
Yan Liu (Texas A&M University)
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Discussants:
Dong Lou (London School of Economics)
Serhiy Kozak (University of Michigan)
Bryan Kelly (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salon 8
American Finance Association/American Economic Association
Is the Refereeing Process Broken? Perspectives of Top-Journal Editors (A1) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: David Hirshleifer (University of California-Irvine)
Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Glenn Ellison (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Pinelopi Goldberg (Yale University)
David Hirshleifer (University of California-Irvine)
Preston McAfee (Microsoft)
Toni M. Whited (University of Michigan)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 3 & 4
American Finance Association
Liquidity, Frictions, and Limits to Arbitrage (G1)
Presiding: Nicolae Garleanu (University of California-Berkeley )
Government Intervention and Arbitrage
Paolo Pasquariello (University of Michigan)
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Financial Intermediation Chains in an OTC Market
Ji Shen (London School of Economics)
Bin Wei (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Hongjun Yan (Yale University)
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The Shorting Premium and Asset Pricing Anomalies
Itamar Drechsler (New York University )
Freda Drechsler (University of Pennsylvania)
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Dash for Cash: Month-End Liquidity Needs and the Predictability of Stock Returns
Erkko Etula (Goldman, Sachs & Co.)
Kalle Rinne (University of Luxembourg)
Matti Suominen (Aalto University )
Lauri Vaittinen (Mandatum Life)
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Discussants:
Dmitry Livdan (University of California-Berkeley)
Pierre-Olivier Weill (University of California-Los Angeles)
Jianfeng Yu (University of Minnesota)
David Sraer (University of California-Berkeley)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 5 & 6
American Finance Association
Macroprudential Regulation and Financial Crises (Sponsored by the U.S. Office of Financial Research) (G2)
Presiding: Gregory Feldberg (U.S. Office of Financial Research)
Beyond Capital Regulation: An Underestimated Risk Source
Frederic Schweikhard (University of Oxford)
Zoe Tsesmelidakis (University of Oxford)
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Decision-Making During the Crisis: Did the Treasury Let Commercial Banks Fail?
Ettore Croci (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano)
Gerard Hertig (ETH Zurich)
Eric Nowak (University of Lugano and Swiss Finance Institute)
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Does Lack of Financial Stability Impair the Transmission of Monetary Policy?
Viral Acharya (New York University )
Bjorn Imbierowicz (Copenhagen Business School)
Sascha Steffen (University of Mannheim and ZEW)
Daniel Teichmann (Goethe University-Frankfurt)
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Discussants:
Mark Flannery (Securities Exchange Commission)
Allen Berger (University of South Carolina)
Jamie McAndrews (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 10 & 11
American Finance Association
R&D, Patents and Innovation (G3)
Presiding: Gustavo Manso (University of California-Berkeley)
Do Stock Markets Promote Innovation? Evidence from the Enforcement of Insider Trading Laws
Ross Levine (University of California-Berkeley)
Lin Chen (University of Hong Kong)
Lai Wei (University of Hong Kong)
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Top Management Human Capital, Inventor Mobility, and Corporate Innovation
Thomas Chemmanur (Boston College)
Lei Kong (Boston College)
Karthik Krishnan (Northeastern University)
Qianqian Yu (Boston College)
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Unleashing Innovation
Yifei Mao (Cornell University)
Xuan Tian (Indiana University)
Xiaoyun Yu (Indiana University)
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Competition and R&D Financing Decisions: Evidence from the Biopharmaceutical Industry
Richard Thakor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Andrew Lo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
Amit Seru (University of Chicago)
Michael Ewens (California Institute of Technology)
Shai Bernstein (Stanford University)
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf (Harvard University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 12 & 13
American Finance Association
Raising Capital (G3)
Presiding: N.R. Prabhala (University of Maryland-College Park and CAFRAL)
The U.S. listing gap (formerly, Why Does the U.S. Have So Few Listed Firms?)
Craig Doidge (University of Toronto)
Andrew Karolyi (Cornell University)
Rene Stulz (Ohio State University)
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Institutional Bidding in IPO Allocation: Evidence from China
Jerry Cao (Singapore Management University)
Tiecheng Leng (Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University)
Bo Liu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China)
William Megginson (University of Oklahoma)
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The Real Effects of Equity Issuance Frictions
Matthew Gustafson (Pennsylvania State University)
Peter Iliev (Pennsylvania State University)
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Discussants:
Jonathan Reuter (Boston College)
N.R. Prabhala (University of Maryland-College Park and CAFRAL)
Joan Farre-Mensa (Harvard Business School)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Parc 55, Mission I
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Banking (G2, R3)
Presiding: Erwin Quintin (University of Wisconsin)
Bank Competition, Credit Supply, and Risk-Taking: Evidence from the Real Estate Market
Yongqiang Chu (University of South Carolina)
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Under the Lender's Looking Glass
Mariya Letdin (Florida State University)
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Tracing Out Capital Flows: How Financially Integrated Banks Respond to Natural Disasters
Kristle Cortes (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Philip Strahan (Boston College)
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Banking, Geographic Restrictions and Consumer Bankruptcy: A Closer Examination
Chintal Desai (Virginia Commonwealth University)
David Downs (Virginia Commonwealth University)
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Discussants:
Daniel Carvalho (University of Southern California)
Moussa Diop (University of Wisconsin)
Matthieu Chavaz (Bank of England)
Manuel Adelino (Duke University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Parc 55, Mission II & III
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Liquidity in Real Estate Markets (R3, E5)
Presiding: Robert Connolly (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
Shadow Inventory, Liquidity Constraints, and the Impact on Home Prices
Zhenguo Lin (Florida International University)
Ping Cheng (Florida Atlantic University)
Yingchuan Liu (Florida International University)
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Volatility and Liquidity in the Real Estate Market
Zhenguo Lin (Florida International University)
Xin He (Dongbei University of Finance and Economics)
Yingchuan Liu (Florida International University)
[View Abstract]
Unconventional Monetary Policy and U.S. Housing Market Dynamics
Jay Sa-Aadu (University of Iowa)
Yao-Min Chiang (National Taiwan University)
James D. Shilling (DePaul University)
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Sex and Selling: Real Estate Agent Gender, Bargaining, House Price and Liquidity
Bennie D. Waller (Longwood University)
Duong Pham (University of Central Florida)
Geoffrey Turnbull (University of Central Florida)
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Discussants:
Steve Slezak (University of Cincinnati)
Andrea Heuson (University of Miami)
Rodney Ramcharan (University of Southern California)
John Clapp (University of Connecticut)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Parc 55, Powell I
American Real Estate & Urban Economic Association
Securitization (G2, D5)
Presiding: Scott Frame (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
The Other (Commercial) Real Estate Boom and Bust: The Effects of Risk Premia and Regulatory Capital Arbitrage
David Ling (University of Florida)
John V. Duca (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
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CMBS and Conflicts of Interest: A Natural Experiment in Servicer Ownership
Maisy Wong (University of Pennsylvania)
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A Theory of Subprime Mortgage Lending, with Applications to the Rise and Fall of the Subprime Conduit Market
Jaime Luque (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Timothy Riddiough (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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Complexity in Structured Finance: Financial Wizardry or Smoke and Mirrors?
Rossen Valkanov (University of California-San Diego)
Andra Ghent (Arizona State University)
Walter Torous (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Discussants:
James Wilcox (University of California-Berkeley)
Kristopher Gerardi (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Wayne Passmore (Federal Reserve Board)
Craig Furfine (Northwestern University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Parc 55, Market Street
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
Institutions, Markets, and International Trade in the Transitional Economies and Around the World (P5, O1) (Poster Session)
Presiding: Michael Alexeev (Indiana University-Bloomington)
The Impact of Oil-Shocks, Counter-Shock Policies and Institutions on the Decreasing Growth in Russia
Masaaki Kuboniwa (Hitotsubashi University)
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Does Institutional Development Matter for Nutrition? A Dynamic Panel Study of the Effects on Caloric Intake
Nadia Doytch (City University of New York-Brooklyn College and City University of New York-Graduate Center)
Dhaval Dave (Bentley University and NBER)
Inas Rashad Kelly (Queens College-City University of New York and NBER)
Schooling Forsaken: Education, Migration and Remittances (Migration, Education and Brain Loss)
Ilhom Abdulloev (Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation in Tajikistan and IZA-Bonn)
Gil S. Epstein (Bar-Ilan University, CReAM-London and IZA-Bonn)
Ira N. Gang (Rutgers University, CReAM-London, IOS Regensburg and IZA-Bonn)
Land Costs, Government Power, and Migration of Firms: The Case of China
Zhigang Li (AnShun Research Institute)
Jia Yuan (University of Macau)
Trade, Factor Endowments and Income Inequality: Evidence from China
Yanyan Xiong (Southeast University)
Shengdan Zhang (Southeast University)
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(In)efficiency of Nontradable Sectors as an Important Determinant of Exporting Firms' Efficiency: Evidence from a Panel of European Firms
Polona Domadenik (University of Ljubljana)
Aleš Gorišek (University of Ljubljana)
Janez Prašnikar (University of Ljubljana)
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Patent, Innovation and Market Structure: Evidence from Pharmaceutical Industry in China
Lihong Yang (Renmin University of China)
Investigating First-Stage Exchange Rate Pass-Through: Macro and Sectoral Evidence from 12 Euro Area Countries
Christophe Rault (Laboratoire d'Economie d'Orléans, CESifo, IZA and William Davidson Institute)
Nidhaleddine Ben Cheikh (ESSCA School of Management)
Toothless Reforms? The Remarkable Stability of Female Labor Force Participation in a Top-Reforming Country
Maka Chitanava (ISET-PI and Tbilisi State University)
Norberto Pignatti (Tbilisi State University)
Karine Torosyan (Tbilisi State University)
Inflation Persistence Around the World
Evžen Kočenda (Charles University)
Balázs Varga (Corvinus University)
The Intergenerational Transmission of Entrepreneurial Propensities: Comparative Evidence from Pre- to Post-Communism in Eastern Europe, Russia, and China
John S. Earle (George Mason University, IZA, and Central European University)
Kyung-Min Lee (George Mason University)
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Is Privatization Working in Ukraine? New Estimates from Comprehensive Manufacturing Firm Data, 1989-2013
J. David Brown (U.S. Census Bureau and IZA-Bonn)
John S. Earle (George Mason University, IZA, and Central European University)
Solomiya Shpak (George Mason University)
Volodymyr Vakhitov (Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Pacific H
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Why Labor Is Not Like Broccoli: Session in Honor of Robert E. Prasch III (B5, J1)
Presiding: Barbara Wiens-Tuers (Pennsylvania State University-Altoona)
Commodification of Labor, Teaching, and Higher Education
Dell P. Champlin (Oregon State University)
Janet T. Knoedler (Bucknell University)
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Institutionalist Theories of the Wage Bargain: Beyond Demand and Supply
Daphne T. Greenwood (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs)
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John Kenneth Galbraith on Labor Market Institutions
Richard P.F. Holt (Southern Oregon University)
[View Abstract]
Inside Institutions: The Contemporary Significance of the Employment Relationship
Janice A. Peterson (California State University-Fresno)
[View Abstract]
How Important are Institutions? A Cross-Country Comparison GDP, Employment and Job Quality in the Aftermath of the Great Recession
David Howell (New School)
[View Abstract]

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Pacific B
Association for Social Economics
Great Thinkers on Ethics, Economics, and Financial Markets (A1, D6)
Presiding: Jonathan Wight (University of Richmond)
The Space Between Choice and Our Models of It: Practical Wisdom and Normative Economics
Andrew M. Yuengert (Pepperdine University)
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Kant on Modern Finance: Are We Treating People Simply as Means?
Mark D. White (City University of New York-College of Staten Island)
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Faction and the Warping of Moral Imagination: When Trade Becomes a Zero Sum
Sandra J. Peart (University of Richmond)
David M. Levy (George Mason University)
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Financialization and Economic Democracy
Robert McMaster (University of Glasgow)
Andrew Cumbers (University of Glasgow)
[View Abstract]
Comparing Adam Smith to J.M. Keynes on Financial Markets
Jonathan Wight (University of Richmond)
[View Abstract]

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Sutter A & B
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Microeconomics of Technology Adoption (Q5)
Presiding: Katrina Jessoe (University of California-Berkeley)
An RCT of RCTs: Climate Change Adaptation through Resource Conserving Technologies (RCTs)
Paul Ferraro (Johns Hopkins University)
Francisco Álpizar (Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza)
María Bernedo (Georgia State University)
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Measuring the Accuracy of Engineering Models in Predicting Energy Savings from Home Retrofits: Evidence from Monthly Billing Data
Joseph Maher (Resources for the Future)
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Do Decentralized Community Treatment Plants Provide Clean Water? Evidence from Andhra Pradesh
Marc Jeuland (Duke University)
Marcella McClatchey (Booz Allen Hamilton)
Sumeet Patil (University of California-Berkeley)
Subhrendu Pattanayak (Duke University)
Christine Poulos (RTI International)
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Economics of a Light Bulb: Experimental Evidence on CFLs and End-User Behavior
Robyn Meeks (University of Michigan)
Eliana Carranza (World Bank)
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Discussants:
Katrina Jessoe (University of California-Davis)
Meredith Fowlie (University of California-Berkeley)
Yaniv Stopnitzky (University of San Francisco)
Judson Boomhower (University of California-Berkeley)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Parc 55, Divisadero
Chinese Economic Association in North America/American Economic Association
Innovation, Growth and Development (O3, O1)
Presiding: Ping Wang (Washington University-St. Louis)
How Destructive is Innovation?
Daniel Garcia-Macia (Stanford University)
Chang-Tai Hsieh (University of Chicago)
Peter J. Klenow (Stanford University)
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Corruption in Growth Theory
Costas Azariadis (Washington University-St. Louis)
[View Abstract]
Innovation and Imitation in a Product-Cycle Model with FDI and Cash-in-Advance Constraints
Hung-Ju Chen (National Taiwan University)
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To Stay or to Migrate? The One-Child Policy, Work-Based Migration and Land Entitlement in China
Pei-Ju Liao (Academia Sinica)
Ping Wang (Washington University-St. Louis)
Yin-Chi Wang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Chong Kee Yip (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
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Discussants:
Been-Lon Chen (Academia Sinica)
Zheng Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Minchung Hsu (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan)
Douglas Almond (Columbia University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra A
Chinese Economists Society
Inequality in Education Within and Across Households in China (I2)
Presiding: Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Sorting, School Performance and Quality: Evidence from China
Yang Song (Colgate University)
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Peer Effects in Computer Assisted Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford University and NBER)
Di Mo (Stanford University)
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Maternal Bargaining Power, Parental Compensation and Non-Cognitive Skills in Rural China
Elaine Liu (University of Houston and NBER)
Jessica Leight (Williams College)
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Discussants:
Jessica Leight (Williams College)
Paul Glewwe (University of Minnesota)
Chih Ming Tan (University of North Dakota)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 24
Cliometric Society
New Wine in Old Bottles: Capitalism, Monetary Policy, Panics and War (N4)
Presiding: Claude Diebolt (University of Strasbourg)
The ‘New History of Capitalism’ and Slavery
Paul Rhode (University of Michigan)
Alan Olmstead (University of California-Davis)
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The Taylor Rule in the 1920s
Alexander Field (Santa Clara University)
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How to Prevent a Banking Panic: The Barings Crisis of 1890
Eugene White (Rutgers University)
[View Abstract]
The Irrational Rationality of War and Economics
Roger Ransom (University of California-Riverside)
[View Abstract]
Discussants:
Robert Margo (Boston University)
Michael Haupert (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)
Jon Moen (University of Mississippi)
Claude Diebolt (University of Strasbourg)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 16
Econometric Society
Advances in Asset Pricing (A1)
Presiding: Peter Kondor (London School of Economics)
Efficiently Inefficient Markets for Assets and Asset Management
Lasse Pedersen (Copenhagen Business School and New York University)
Nicolae Garleanu (University of California, Berkeley)
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Investor Protection and Asset Prices
Georgy Chabakauri (London School of Economics)
Suleyman Basak (London Business School)
M. Deniz Yavuz (Purdue University)
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Liquidity Risk and the Dynamics of Arbitrage Capital
Peter Kondor (London School of Economics)
Dimitri Vayanos (London School of Economics)
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An Equilibrium Model of Institutional Demand and Asset Prices
Motohiro Yogo (Princeton University)
Ralph Koijen (London Business School)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 19
Econometric Society
Contracting (A1)
Presiding: Anjan Thakor (Washington University in St. Louis)
Credit Enforcement and Firm Boundaries: Evidence from Brazil
Janis Skrastins (London Business School)
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The Separation of Firm Ownership and Management: A Reputational Perspective
Thomas A. Rietz (University of Iowa)
Thomas Noe (Said Business School)
Michael Rebello (MIchael Rebello University of Texas-Dallas)
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Disagreement in Optimal Security Design
Juan Ortner (Boston University)
Martin C. Schmalz (University of Michigan)
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The Effect of Cash Injections: Evidence from the 1980s Farm Debt Crisis
Rajkamal Iyer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Nittai Bergman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Richard Thakor (Massachusetts of Technology)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 3 & 4
Econometric Society
Econometrics of Networks (A1)
Presiding: Arthur Lewbel (Boston College)
A Weak Law for Moments of Pairwise-Stable Networks
Michael Leung (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Identifying and Estimating Social Connections from Outcome Data
Aureo de Paula (University College London)
Imran Rasul (University College London)
Pedro CL Souza (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)
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Estimation of Large Network Formation Games
Shuyang Sheng (University of California-Los Angeles)
Geert Ridder (University of Southern California)
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Necessary Luxuries: A New Social Interactions Model, Applied to Keeping Up With the Joneses in India
Arthur Lewbel (Boston College)
Sam Norris (Northwestern University)
Krishna Pendakur (Simon Fraser University)
Xi Qu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
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Wage Dynamics and Peer Referrals
Vincent Boucher (Université Laval)
Marion Gousse (Universit ?e Laval)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 5 & 6
Econometric Society
JBES Invited Session (A1)
Presiding: Todd Clark (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
In-Sample Inference and Forecasting in Misspecified Factor Models
Barbara Rossi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Marine Carrasco (University of Montreal)
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Discussants:
Xu Cheng (University of Pennsylvania)
Domenico Giannone (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
James Stock (Harvard University)
Norman Swanson (Rutgers University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 15
Econometric Society
Political Economy in Developing Economies (A1)
Presiding: Sandip Sukhtankar (Dartmouth College)
Democracy and Demography: Societal Effects of Fertility Limits on Local Leaders
S. Anukriti (Boston College)
Abhishek Chakravarty (University of Essex)
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Colonial Legacy, State Building and the Salience of Ethnicity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Abdulaziz Shifa (Syracuse University)
Merima Ali (Chr. Michelsen Institute)
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (Chr. Michelsen Institute)
Boqian Jiang (Syracuse University)
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Politics and Real Firm Activity: Evidence from Distortions in Bank Lending in India
Nitish Kumar (University of Chicago)
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Understanding Foreign Currency Borrowing by Firms: Evidence from India
Nirvikar Singh (University of California-Santa Cruz)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 20
Econometric Society
The New Firm Dynamics of Business Cycle Fluctuations (A1)
Presiding: Steven J. Davis (University of Chicago)
The Slow Growth of New Plants: Learning About Demand?
Chad Syverson (University of Chicago)
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Declining Dynamism: The Role of Credit Conditions
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland)
Steven J. Davis (University of Chicago)
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Does ‘Performance Pay’ Pay? The Effects of Contract Structure on Firm Dynamics, 2004-2014
Christos Makridis (Stanford University)
Maury Gittleman (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
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Employment Cyclicality and Firm Quality
Lisa Kahn (Yale University)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra B
Economic Science Association
Economics Experiments on Networks (C9, D3)
Presiding: Gary Charness (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Trading in Networks
Syngjoo Choi (University College London)
Andrea Galeotti (University of Essex)
Sanjeev Goyal (University of Cambridge)
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Communication and (Non)-Equilibrium Selection
Gary Charness (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Francesco Feri (University of London-Royal Holloway)
Miguel Melendez (University of Malaga)
Matthias Sutter (University of Innsbruck)
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Strategic Communication and Learning in Networks
Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Emily Breza (Columbia University)
Arun Chandrasekhar (Stanford University)
Esther Duflo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford University)
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Competition for Status Creates Superstars: An Experiment on Public Good Provision and Network Formation
Theo Offerman (University of Amsterdam)
Arthur Schram (University of Amsterdam)
Boris van Leeuwen (Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse )
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Continental – Parlor 2
Economists for Peace & Security
The Crisis of Austerity (Y9) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Marshall Auerback (Economists for Peace and Security)
Patrick Honohan (Central Bank of Ireland) Austerity in Ireland
Jeffrey Sommers (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Austerity in the Baltics
Allen Sinai (Decision Economics) Austerity and Monetary Policy
James K. Galbraith (University of Texas-Austin) Austerity in Greece

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Yosemite A
Health Economics Research Organization
Public and Private Health Insurance in the Medicare Program (I1, L8)
Presiding: Mark G. Duggan (Stanford University)
The Effects of Medigap Supplemental Insurance on Health Care Spending Among Disabled Medicare Beneficiaries
Jay Bhattacharya (Stanford University)
M. Kate Bundorf (Stanford University)
Vilsa Curto (Stanford University)
Kosali Simon (Indiana University)
Can Health Insurance Competition Work? Evidence from Medicare Advantage
Vilsa Curto (Stanford University)
Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Jonathan Levin (Stanford University)
Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Jay Bhattacharya (Stanford University)
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Pricing Regulations in Medigap
Vilsa Curto (Stanford University)
Discussants:
Marika Cabral (University of Texas-Austin)
Michael Chernew (Harvard University)
Haizhen Lin (Indiana University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 23
History of Economics Society
Becoming Applied: The Transformation of Economics after 1970 (B2, B4)
Presiding: Beatrice Cherrier (University of Caen)
Becoming Applied: The Transformation of Economics after 1970
Beatrice Cherrier (University of Caen)
Roger Backhouse (University of Birmingham)
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The Empirical Economist's Toolkit: From Models to Methods
Matthew Panhans (Duke University)
John D. Singleton (Duke University)
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Learning How to Whisper into the Ears of Industry Regulators: The History of Early Applied Experiments
Andrej Svorenčík (University of Mannheim)
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THE ENVIRONMENTAL TURN IN NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS: JOHN KRUTILLA AND "CONSERVATION RECONSIDERED"
Spencer H. Banzhaf (Georgia State University)
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Discussants:
Steven G. Medema (University of Colorado-Denver)
Kevin D. Hoover (Duke University)
Charles Plott (California Institute of Technology)
Kerry Smith (Arizona State University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Pacific C
International Economics & Finance Society
International Macroeconomics and Finance (F3, F4)
Presiding: Nelson C. Mark (University of Notre Dame)
Financial Protectionism: Further Evidence
Anya Kleymenova (University of Chicago)
Andrew K. Rose (University of California-Berkeley)
Tomasz Wieladek (Bank of England)
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Policy Cooperation, Incomplete Markets, and Risk Sharing
Charles Engel (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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Currency Value
Lukas Menkhoff (University of Kiel)
Lucio Sarno (City University London)
Maik Schmeling (City University London)
Andreas Schrimpf (Bank for International Settlements)
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Global Macro Risks in Currency Excess Returns
Kimberly Berg (Bank of Canada)
Nelson C. Mark (University of Notre Dame)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill C & D
International Trade & Finance Association
The European Union's New Institutions: Political Economy and Economic Perspectives (F5)
Presiding: Thierry Warin (HEC-Montreal)
The Crisis, the Public, and the Future of European Integration
Jeffry Frieden (Harvard University)
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Looking Back: Eurozone Crisis and the Euro Regime
Kurt Huebner (University of British Columbia)
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Why Countries Choose to Adopt the Euro Fast or Slow-A Political Analysis
Amy Verdun (University of Victoria)
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Towards Unveiling the Mechanisms of the EU Decision Making Process
Erik Pruyt (University of Delft)
Paul Schure (University of Victoria)
Amy Verdun (University of Victoria)
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Reducing Systemic Risk in Europe: Is the 'Banking Union’ a Big Enough Step?
Thierry Warin (HEC-Montreal)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Parc 55, Davidson
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Difference-in-Difference Analyses of the Effects of Family Policies (J1)
Presiding: Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
The Effects of a Short-Hour Option on Childbirth and Mothers’ Labor Supply in Japan
Nobuko Nagase (Ochanomizu University)
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Paid Family Leave, Fathers’ Leave-Taking, and Leave-Sharing in Dual-Earner Households
Jenna Stearns (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Maya Rossin-Slater (University of California-Santa Barbara)
Ann Bartel (Columbia University)
Christopher J. Ruhm (University of Virginia)
Jane Waldfogel (Columbia University)
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Reserving Time for Daddy: The Short and Long-Run Consequences of Fathers' Quotas
Ankita Patnaik (Cornell University)
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The Effects of Paid Maternity Leave: Evidence from Temporary Disability Insurance
Jenna Stearns (University of California-Santa Barbara)
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Discussants:
Elaine McCrate (University of Vermont)
Marcus Dillender (WE Upjohn Institute for Employment Research)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Parc 55, Balboa
Labor & Employment Relations Association
The New Generation of Minimum Wage Policies in California (J3)
Presiding: Jesse Rothstein (University of California-Berkeley)
Minimum Wages in the $12 to $15 Range in California Cities: Scope and Scale
Ken Jacobs (University of California-Berkeley)
Annette Bernhardt (University of California-Berkeley)
[View Abstract]
Do Consumers Pay for Higher Minimum Wages?
Sylvia Allegretto (University of California-Berkeley)
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A Structural Model for Estimating Minimum Wage Effects at $12 and $15
Michael Reich (University of California-Berkeley)
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New Directions in Compliance and Enforcement
Miranda Dietz (University of California-Berkeley)
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Discussants:
Arindrajit Dube (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Ben Zipperer (Washington Center for Equitable Growth)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Powell A & B
National Economic Association/American Economic Association
African Americans and Organized Labor (J5, J7) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Bernard Anderson (University of Pennsylvania)
William Spriggs (Howard University)
Bernard Anderson (University of Pennsylvania)
Cecilia Conrad (Pomona College)
James B. Stewart (Pennsylvania State University)
Darrick Hamilton (New School)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 17 & 18
Society for Economic Dynamics
Empirical Advances in Macro-Labor (J6, J2)
Presiding: Loukas Karabarbounis (University of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Measuring Job-Finding Rates and Matching Efficiency with Heterogeneous Jobseekers
Robert E. Hall (Stanford University)
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
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The Influence of Benefit Extensions on Unemployment
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich (Harvard University)
Loukas Karabarbounis (University of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
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Decomposing Duration Dependence in a Stopping Time Model
Fernando Alvarez (University of Chicago)
Katarina Borovickova (New York University)
Robert Shimer (University of Chicago)
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Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Pacific I
Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics
Institutional Design and Organizational Performance (D2, D7)
Presiding: F. Andrew Hanssen (Clemson University)
Frictions in a Competitive, Regulated Market: Evidence from Taxis
Guillaume Frechette (New York University)
Alessandro Lizzeri (New York University)
Tobias Salz (New York University)
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Crises and Firm Organisation
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
Raffaella Sadun (Harvard University)
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
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The Precarious Link between Legislators and Constituent Opinion: Evidence from Matched Roll Call and Referendum Votes
John G. Matsusaka (University of Southern California)
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The Foundations of Wealth-Enhancing Democracy: Aristotle, Lindahl, and Institutional Design in Ancient Greece
Robert K. Fleck (Clemson University)
F. Andrew Hanssen (Clemson University)
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Discussants:
Jean Francois Houde (University of Pennsylvania)
J. Anthony Cookson (University of Colorado)
Robert K. Fleck (Clemson University)
Stephen Haber (Stanford University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra H
Society of Government Economists
Globalization: Economic Impacts and Challenges (F1, F2)
Presiding: William Powers (U.S. International Trade Commission)
Characteristics of Special Purpose Entities in Measures of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
Dylan Rassier (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
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In With the Big, Out With the Small: Removing Small-Scale Reservations in India
Leslie A. Martin (University of Melbourne)
Shanthi Nataraj (Rand Corporation)
Ann Harrison (University of Pennsylvania)
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Offshoring and U.S. Innovation Capacity
Wendy Li (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
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Trade Shocks and Factor Adjustment Frictions: Implications for Investment and Labor
Erhan Artuc (World Bank)
German Bet (Northwestern University)
Irene Brambilla (Universidad Nacional de La Plata)
Guido Porto (Universidad Nacional de La Plata)
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Discussants:
Kim Ruhl (New York University)
Richard B. Freeman (Harvard University)
Marcel Timmer (University of Groningen)
Susan Houseman (W.E. Upjohn Institute)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Parc 55, Mason
Transportation & Public Utilities Group
Economic Cost and Efficiency in Transportation (L9)
Presiding: Kevin Roth (University of California Irvine)
A Comparative Analysis of Cost Change for LCC and Legacy Carriers in the U.S. Airline Industry
John Bitzan (North Dakota State University)
James Peoples (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
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Port Microeconomics: Port Services, Service Quality and Cost Functions
Wayne K. Talley (Old Dominion University)
Manwo Ng (Old Dominion University)
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Pricing Freight Transport to Account for External Costs
David Austin (Congressional Budget Office)
[View Abstract]
The World is Not Yet Flat - Transport Costs Matter
Kristien Behrens (University of Quebec)
Theophile Bougna (University of Quebec)
W. Mark Brown (Statistics Canada)
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Discussants:
Ken Button (George Mason University)
Steven Craig (University of Houston)
William Huneke (Surface Transportation Board)
Ken Boyer (Michigan State University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra J
Union for Radical Political Economics/International Association for Feminist Economics
Gender, Credit, and Microfinance (G2)
Presiding: Bilge Erten (Northeastern University)
The Development of Women’s Creditworthiness: Another Step for Women’s Economic Citizenship
Dorene Isenberg (University of Redlands)
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Gender Biases in Bank Lending: Lessons from Microcredit in France
Anastasia Cozarenco (Montpellier Business School and CERMi)
Ariane Szafarz (Université Libre de Bruxelles, CEB, and CERMi)
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The Impact of Microfinance on Factors Empowering Women: Differences in Regional and Delivery Mechanisms in India’s SHG Programme
Ranjula Bali Swain (Södertörn University and Uppsala University)
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Gold Backed Microcredit and Women’s Autonomy in Pakistan
Ghazel Zulfiqar (Lahore University of Management Sciences)
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Discussants:
Bilge Erten (Northeastern University)
Sucharita Sinha Mukerjee (College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University)

Jan 03, 2016 10:15 am, Marriott Marquis, Sierra I
Union for Radical Political Economics
The Political Economy of Capital Flows, Capital Controls and Central Bank Policy in a Global and Historical Perspective (F3)
Presiding: James Crotty (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
European Imbalances: Financial or Structural? Lessons from Neapolitan and English Economists in the Early XVII Century
Lilia Costabile (Naples Federico II)
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Who Wins and Who Loses from Quantitative Easing and What Does This Tell Us About the Political Economy of Central Bank Policy?
Gerald Epstein (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Juan Montecino (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
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Capital Controls and Policy Space in a Time of Crisis
Ilene Grabel (University of Denver)
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Dimensions of Financial Power
Jonathan Goldstein (Bowdoin College)
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Discussants:
James Crotty (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Esther Jeffers (University of Paris 8)
Dominique Plihon (University of Paris 13)

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Marriott Marquis, Sierra C
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Analysis of Trade and Localization in Agricultural Products and Processed Foods (A1)
Presiding: Stephen Devadoss (University of Idaho)
Implications of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership for Food Processing Sector
Jeff Luckstead (University of Arkansas)
Stephen Devadoss (University of Idaho)
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Sanitary and Phytosanitary Barriers in Chinese Agricultural Exports: The Role of Trade Intermediaries
Mark J. Gibson (Washington State University)
Qianqian Wang (Henan University)
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The Localization of Processed Food Products over Time
Andrew J. Cassey (Washington State University)
Ben O. Smith (University of Nebraska–Omaha)
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Discussants:
Gopinath Munisamy (United States Department of Agriculture)

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Continental Ballroom 5 & 6
American Economic Association
AEA/AFA Joint Luncheon - Fee Event
Presiding: Patrick Bolton (Columbia University)
Bengt Holmstrom (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Why Are Money Markets Different?

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 24
Cliometric Society
Historical Growth Dynamics of the Modern World (N1)
Presiding: Michael Haupert (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)
How Ethics and Rhetoric, Not Solely Material Interests, Caused the Modern World: An Essay in Humanomics
Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
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Reconstruction Dynamics: The Impact of World War II on Post-War Economic Growth
Petros Milionis (University of Groningen)
Tamas Vonyo (Bocconi University)
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Keeping our Bearings in Public R&D: Lessons from Britain’s Board of Longitude (1714-1828)
Paul David (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
David Mitch (University of Maryland-Baltimore County)
Ahmed Rahman (U.S. Naval Academy)
Raphael Franck (Brown University)

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 23
History of Economics Society
Ruling the Market: Neoliberal Reasoning in Germany and Beyond (B2)
Presiding: David M. Levy (George Mason University)
German Central Banking: From Financing Fascism to Fueling Liberalism?
Sander Tordoir (Max Planck Institute for Human Development)
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Rule-Based Reasoning Across the Atlantic: "Old Chicago", Freiburg and Hayek
Ekkehard A. Köhler (Walter Eucken Institut)
Stefan Kolev (University of Applied Sciences-Zwickau)
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Gordon Tullock as a Disciple of Ludwig von Mises
David M. Levy (George Mason University)
Sandra J. Peart (University of Richmond)
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The Muthesius Controversy: A Tale of Two Liberalisms
Ekkehard A. Köhler (Walter Eucken Institut)
Daniel Nientiedt (Walter Eucken Institut)
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Discussants:
Ekkehard A. Köhler (Walter Eucken Institut)
David M. Levy (George Mason University)
Harro Maas (University of Lausanne )
Stefan Kolev (University of Applied Sciences-Zwickau)

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Parc 55, Balboa
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Cities, Equity, and Labor Market Policies (J3)
Presiding: Rick McGahey (New School)
Workforce Intermediaries, Regional Economic Resilience, and Just Growth
Chris Benner (University of California-Davis)
Manuel Pastor (University of Southern California)
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Cities on Their Own: Using Labor Market Policies to Increase Equity
Rick McGahey (New School)
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Improving Labor Standards in the Restaurant Industry: A Comparative Study
T. William Lester (University of North Carolina)
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The Impact of City Minimum Wage Laws
Annette Bernhardt (University of California-Berkeley)
Ken Jacobs (University of California-Berkeley)
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Discussants:
William M. Rodgers III (Rutgers University)
Sylvia Allegretto (University of California-Berkeley)

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Parc 55, Davidson
Labor & Employment Relations Association
Inequality in Japan (J3)
Presiding: Arthur Sakamoto (Texas A&M University)
Trends in Social Mobility in Postwar Japan
Hiroshi Ishida (University of Tokyo)
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Good Jobs and Bad Jobs in Japan: 1982-2007
Takao Kato (Colgate University)
Ryo Kambayashi (Hitotsubashi University)
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Top Income Shares in Japan, 1886-2012
Chiaki Moriguchi (Hitotsubashi University)
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Social Inequality in the Rapidly Aging Society of Japan
Sawako Shirahase (University of Tokyo)
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Discussants:
David Autor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Arthur Sakamoto (Texas A&M University)

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Continental – Parlor 2
National Association of Economic Educators
Teaching with Technology in Classes from 30 to 700 (A2) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: William Goffe (Pennsylvania State University)
Eric P. Chiang (Florida Atlantic University) The Many Formats of Pre-Lectures: How to Prepare Students for Active Learning in Class
Martha L. Olney (University of California-Berkeley) Using Clickers in Large (700) and Small (30) Enrollment Classes
Jose J. Vazquez Cognet (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign) It is a Clicker Question, Not an Exam Question
J. Brian O'Roark (Robert Morris University) An Economic Song and Dance... Engaging Students in a World of Multi-Media
Roger Butters (Hillsdale College) Benefits and Costs of Teaching with Technology

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Powell A & B
National Economic Association/American Society of Hispanic Economists
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Self-Identification and Income Inequality (J7, Z1)
Presiding: Alberto Dávila (University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley)
Not Black-Alone: Obama and Racial Self-Identification among African Americans
Patrick Mason (Florida State University)
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How Race and Ethnicity Moderate the Impact of Income Inequality and Demographics
David J. Molina (University of North Texas)
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Religious Workers and the Racial Earnings Gap
Fernando Lozano (Pamona College)
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English-Language Proficiency, Earnings, and the Likelihood of Reporting a Disability
Alberto Dávila (University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley)
Marie T. Mora (University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley)
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Discussants:
Luisa R. Blanco (Pepperdine University)
Francisca Antman (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Monica Garcia-Perez (St. Cloud State University)
Richard Santos (University of New Mexico)

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Marriott Marquis, Sierra I
Society of Government Economists
Economic Cycles and Strategies: The Role of Transfers, Borrowing, and Self-Employment (D1, H3)
Presiding: David Johnson (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Local Labor Demand and Program Participation Dynamics: Evidence from New York SNAP Administrative Records
Erik Scherpf (USDA Economic Research Service)
Benjamin Cerf Harris (U.S. Census Bureau)
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Inequality in America: The Role of National Income, Household Income, and Transfers
David Johnson (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Dennis Fixler (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Bradley Hardy (American University)
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Timing is Money: Does Lump-Sum Payment of Tax Credits Induce High-Cost Borrowing?
Katherine Michelmore (University of Michigan)
Lauren Jones (Ohio State University)
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Becoming Self-Employed During the Great Recession
Adela Luque (U.S. Census Bureau)
Maggie R. Jones (U.S. Census Bureau)
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Discussants:
Maggie R. Jones (U.S. Census Bureau)
Quentin Brummet (U.S. Census Bureau)
Benjamin Cerf Harris (U.S. Census Bureau)
Katherine Michelmore (University of Michigan)

Jan 03, 2016 12:30 pm, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salons 5 & 6
Union for Radical Political Economics
David Gordon Memorial Lecture (D3)
Presiding: Fred Moseley (Mount Holyoke College)
Rising Inequality: Are Rents the Problem?
Dean Baker (Center for Economic and Policy Research)
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Discussants:
Heather Boushey (Washington Center for Equitable Growth)

Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm, Marriott Marquis, Sierra C
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Supply Chains as Mechanisms to Facilitate Technological Change in Agriculture (Q1)
Presiding: David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)
The Economics of Agricultural Supply Chain Design: A Portfolio Selection Approach
Xiaoxue Du (University of California-Berkeley)
Liang Lu (University of California-Berkeley)
Thomas Reardon (Michigan State University)
David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)
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Supply Chain Design and Adoption of Indivisible Technology
Liang Lu (University of California-Berkeley)
Thomas Reardon (Michigan State University)
David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)
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Value Chains and Technology Transfer to Agriculture in Developing and Emerging Economies
Johan Swinnen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
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New Product Introductions and Innovation in the Food Marketing Chain
Haimanti Bhattacharya (University of Utah)
Robert Innes (University of California-Merced)
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Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Imperial B
American Economic Association
Behavioral Finance and Consumer Choice (D1, G2)
Presiding: David Laibson (Harvard University)
Inflation Experiences and Contract Choice -- Evidence from Residential Mortgages
Matthew Botsch (Bowdoin College)
Ulrike Malmendier (University of California-Berkeley)
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The Consequences of Online Payday Lending
Kathryn Fritzdixon (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
Paige Marta Skiba (Vanderbilt University)
[View Abstract]
Optimal Illiquidity
John Beshears (Harvard Business School)
James Choi (Yale University)
Christopher Harris (University of Cambridge)
David Laibson (Harvard University)
Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University)
[View Abstract]
Economic Distress and Consumers' Credit Choice
Marieke Bos (Stockholm School of Economics and Stockholm University)
Chloe Le Coq (Stockholm School of Economics)
Peter van Santen (Sveriges Riksbank)
[View Abstract]
Discussants:
Devin Pope (University of Chicago )
Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University)
Justin Sydnor (University of Wisconsin )
Stephan Meier (Columbia University)

Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Plaza A
American Economic Association
Book Publishing in Economics (O4) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Seth Ditchik (Princeton University Press)
Jeffrey D. Sachs (Columbia University)
Anat R. Admati (Stanford University)
Edward L. Glaeser (Harvard University)
Joseph Eugene Stiglitz (Columbia University)

Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Continental Ballroom 4
American Economic Association
Critiquing Robert J. Gordon’s Rise and Fall of American Growth (O4) (Panel Discussion)
Panel Moderator: Robert Shiller (Yale University)
Gregory Clark (University of California-Davis)
Nicholas Crafts (University of Warwick)
Benjamin Friedman (Harvard University)
James T. Robinson (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Imperial A
American Economic Association
Economic Responses to Corporate Taxation: Organizational Forms and Tax Base Elasticities (H3, H2)
Presiding: Joshua Rauh (Stanford University)
How Do Corporate Tax Bases Change When Corporate Tax Rates Change? With Implications for the Tax Elasticity of Corporate Revenues
Joel Slemrod (University of Michigan)
Laura Kawano (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
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Incorporation for Investment
Michael Peter Devereux (University of Oxford)
Li Liu (University of Oxford)
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State Taxation and the Reallocation of Business Activity: Evidence from Establishment-Level Data
Xavier Giroud (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Joshua Rauh (Stanford University)
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Discussants:
James Poterba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
James R. Hines (University of Michigan)
Steven J. Davis (University of Chicago)

Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 25
American Economic Association
Effects of Public Policies on Health (I1)
Presiding: Anoshua Chaudhuri (San Francisco State University)
Externalities and Complementarities of HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs: Evidence from Secondary Schools in Malawi
Booyuel Kim (KDI School of Public Policy and Management)
Hyuncheol Bryant Kim (Cornell University)
Cristian Pop-Eleches (Columbia University)
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Psychic versus Economic Barriers to Vaccine Take-Up: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Nigeria
Ryoko Sato (University of Michigan)
Yoshito Takasaki (University of Tokyo)
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Aging Out of Extended Dependent Coverage under the Affordable Care Act
Weiwei Chen (Florida International University)
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Direct and Indirect Effects of Policies to Increase Kidney Donations
Drew M. Anderson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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The Causal Effect of Serving in the Army on Health: Evidence from Regression Kink Design and Russian Data
Evgeny Yakovlev (New Economic School)
David Card (University of California-Berkeley)
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Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Continental – Parlor 1
American Economic Association
Empirical Applications of Behavioral Welfare Analysis (D6, H2)
Presiding: Hunt Allcott (New York University)
Financial Education, Financial Competence, and Consumer Welfare
Sandro Ambuehl (Stanford University)
Douglas Bernheim (Stanford University)
Annamaria Lusardi (George Washington University)
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The Welfare Effects of Nudges: Theory and Evidence from Energy Conservation
Hunt Allcott (New York University)
Judd Kessler (University of Pennsylvania)
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Attention Variation and Welfare: Theory and Evidence from a Tax Salience Experiment
Dmitry Taubinsky (Harvard University)
Alexander Robert Rees-Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
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Information Frictions and Adverse Selection: Policy Interventions in Health Insurance Markets
Benjamin Handel (University of California-Berkeley)
Jonathan Kolstad (University of Pennsylvania)
Johannes Spinnewijn (London School of Economics)
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Discussants:
Eric Glen Weyl (University of Chicago and Microsoft Research)
Stefano DellaVigna (University of California-Berkeley)
Erzo F.P. Luttmer (Dartmouth College)
Neale Mahoney (University of Chicago )

Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Yosemite B
American Economic Association
Evidence from Lab and Field Experiments on Discrimination (J7, J2)
Presiding: Patrick Button (Tulane University and NBER)
Is it Harder for Older Workers to Find Jobs? New and Improved Evidence from a Field Experiment
David Neumark (University of California-Irvine, NBER, and IZA)
Ian Burn (University of California-Irvine)
Patrick Button (Tulane University and NBER)
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Discrimination at the Intersection of Age, Race, and Gender: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment
Joanna Lahey (Texas A&M University and NBER)
Douglas Oxley (University of Wyoming)
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Do Employers Consider Unemployment Duration, Low-Quality Interim Employment, and Age in Hiring? Evidence from an Audit Study
Henry Farber (Princeton University)
Daniel Silverman (Arizona State University)
Till von Wachter (University of California-Los Angeles)
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Exploring Both the Supply and Demand Sides of Discrimination
John List (University of Chicago)
Anthony Heyes (University of Ottawa)
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Discussants:
Mathew J. Notowidigdo (Northwestern University and NBER)
Christian Manger (University of Tuebingen)
Catherine Eckel (Texas A&M University)

Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm, Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 1 & 2
American Economic Association
Exchange Rates and the Macroeconomy (F3, F4)
Presiding: Joshua Aizenman (University of Southern California)
Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?
Olivier J. Blanchard (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
Gustavo Adler (International Monetary Fund)
Irineu de Carvalho Filho (International Monetary Fund)
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