2017 Annual Meeting

Chicago IL
January 6 – 8

The 2017 Annual Meeting was held in Chicago, IL (January 6-8, 2017 - Friday, Saturday, & Sunday). View Photos from the meeting.

Webcasts from selected AEA sessions and AEA Poster Presenter Videos are available, compliments of the AEA.

Thursday, January 5

ES Presidential Address

Session/Event

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Crystal B
Hosted By: Econometric Society

Plenary Session and Reception (G1)

Special Session

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich A-C
Hosted By: Association for Social Economics
  • Chair: Quentin Wodon, World Bank

Friday, January 6

AEA Poster Session

Poster Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 – Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Columbus Hall
Hosted By: American Economic Association

Big Data in Household Finance (G1, D1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Plaza B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Stefan Nagel, University of Michigan

Brexit: Six Months Later (F1, F4)

Panel Discussion

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Ballroom AB
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Olivier Blanchard, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Econometrics of Uncertainty (E0, C0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Suite 3
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Laurent Ferrara, Bank of France

Economics of Climate Change (Q5)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 3
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Roberton Williams, University of Maryland

Firms, Productivity and Development (O1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich E
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Christopher Woodruff, University of Warwick

Income Inequality Within and Across Firms (J3, E2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Regency C
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Christian Moser, Columbia University

Institutions and Economic Growth (N2, O4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich C
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: David Weiss, Tel Aviv University

Labor Markets and Crime (J2, K4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Crystal A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Steven Levitt, University of Chicago

Migration, Access, and Educational Outcomes (J1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Suite 5
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Marie T. Mora, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley

Platform Competition and Market Design (L1, G2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Marc Rysman, Boston University

Political Economy (D7)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, New Orleans
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Katherine E. Casey, Stanford University

Pollution and Later-Life Mortality (Q5)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Randolph 1
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Janet M. Currie, Princeton University and NBER

Race, Ethnicity and the Military (J0, N0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Atlanta
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Fernando Lozano, Pomona College

Subjective Well-Being and Utility (D6)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 2
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Marc Fleurbaey, Princeton University

Understanding Moral Repugnance in Markets (D4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Ballroom CD North
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Kimberly Krawiec, Duke University

AFA Poster Session (G0)

Poster Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom VII
Hosted By: American Finance Association

Affiliation and Delegated Portfolios (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom IX
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Veronika Pool, Indiana University

Analysts (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom III
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Ing-Haw Cheng, Dartmouth College

Credit Risk (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom II
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Ilya Strebulaev, Stanford University

Debt and Crises (G2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom X
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Efraim Benmelech, Northwestern University

Executive Compensation (G3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom VIII
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Kelly Shue, University of Chicago

Media and Finance (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom IV
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Kenneth Ahern, University of Southern California

Housing Market in Singapore (R2, G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Huron
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Yongheng Deng, National University of Singapore

Issues in Mortgage Design (G2, J1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Ontario
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Anthony Sanders, George Mason University

Altruism and Risk Sharing In Development Contexts (D6, O1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Swissotel Chicago, Montreux 2
Hosted By: Association for the Study of Generosity in Economics
  • Chair: Daniel Hungerman, University of Notre Dame

Advances in Econometrics (C0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Water Tower
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Vitor Augusto Possebom, EESP-Getulio Vargas Foundation

Energy Economics (Q0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Dusable
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Mar Reguant, Northwestern University

Firms and Development (O0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Field
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: David Atkin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Networks: Games and Markets (C0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, McCormick
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Yannis Ioannides, Tufts University

The Diffusion of Knowledge (A1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Burnham
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Christopher Tonetti, Stanford University

Experiments on Employee and Group Behavior (C9, D7)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Missouri
Hosted By: Economic Science Association & American Economic Association
  • Chair: Timothy C. Salmon, Southern Methodist University

Contributed Papers in Health Economics (I0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Plaza A
Hosted By: Health Economics Research Organization
  • Chair: Michael Fitzmaurice, JMF Associates

Friedman, Chile, and the Chicago Boys (B2, B3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Soldier Field
Hosted By: History of Economics Society
  • Chair: Andrew Farrant, Dickinson University