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.

Sunday, January 8

Topics in Urban Transportation (D0)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, McCormick
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Alejandro Molnar, Vanderbilt University

The Future of Growth (O4)

Panel Discussion

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Regency D
Hosted By: Economists for Peace and Security
  • Chair: James K. Galbraith, University of Texas-Austin

The Economics of Prevailing Wage Laws (J4)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Columbian
Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association
  • Chair: Kevin Duncan, Colorado State University-Pueblo

Training and Skill Acquisition on the Job (J2)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Gold Coast
Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association
  • Chair: Colleen F. Manchester, University of Minnesota

Governance and Institutions in MENA (P4, R0)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Grant Park
Hosted By: Middle East Economic Association
  • Chair: Jeffrey Nugent, University of Southern California

Gender and Development in Africa (J2, O1)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Wright
Hosted By: National Economic Association
  • Chair: Kaye Husbands Fealing, Georgia Institute of Technology

Part-Time Work and Retirement (J0)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Colorado
Hosted By: Society of Government Economists
  • Chair: Brian W. Sloboda, University of Maryland University College

Gender Inequality Redux (B5)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Swissotel Chicago, Montreux 3
Hosted By: Union for Radical Political Economics & International Association for Feminist Economics
  • Chair: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts-Boston

Trade and Development in the Global South (F1, O1)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Swissotel Chicago, Monte Rosa
Hosted By: Union for Radical Political Economics
  • Chair: Adem Yavuz Elveren, Fitchburg State University

Air Pollution (Q5)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, New Orleans
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Nicholas Muller, Middlebury College

Booms and Busts in Housing and Consumption (E2, E3)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Toronto
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Kurt Mitman, IIES-Stockhom University

Field Experiments (C9)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 2
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Ragan Petrie, Texas A&M University

Gender Disparities (J1, J7)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Regency C
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Laura Argys, University of Colorado

Merit and Privilege in Economics (A1, I2)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Acapulco
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: John J. Siegfried, Vanderbilt University

Misallocation (D2)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Plaza A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Ezra Oberfield, Princeton University

Monetary Policy (E5)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 3
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Douglas Pearce, North Carolina State University

The Economics of Winner-Take-All Markets (J3, D8)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Robert H. Frank, Cornell University

Bank Lending Behavior (G2)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom IX
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Elena Loutskina, University of Virginia

Behavioral Finance II (G1)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

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

Capital Structure (G3)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom III
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Mark Leary, Washington University-St. Louis

Corporate Governance (G3)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom II
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Todd Gormley, Washington University-St. Louis

Dynamic and Quantitative Models of Banking (G2)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom X
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Adriano Rampini, Duke University

Monetary Policy and Asset Prices (G1)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom VIII
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, University of California-Berkeley

New Methodology for Mutual Fund Performance (G1)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom VI
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Martijn Cremers, University of Notre Dame

Volatility (G1)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom V
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Ian Dew-Becker, Northwestern University

Chinese Housing Markets (R3, D0)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Huron
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Jing Wu, Tsinghua University

Information, Spillovers, and Housing (R3, G1)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Ontario
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Richard Green, University of Southern California

Towards Data Parity With Other Asset Classes (R3)

Panel Discussion

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Erie
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Jacob Sagi, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Prosocial Behavior and Health (D6, I1)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Montreux 3
Hosted By: Association for the Study of Generosity in Economics
  • Chair: Mark Wilhelm, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Feelings and Finance (G1, Y9)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Colorado
Hosted By: Association of Financial Economists
  • Chair: Jennifer Lerner, Harvard University

Assessing Bias in Value-Added Models (I2)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Field
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Philip Gleason, Mathmatica Policy Research

Econometrics of Randomized Experiments (C0)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Water Tower
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Alexander Torgovitsky, Northwestern University

Structural Models in Labor Economics (I0)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, McCormick
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Chao Fu, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Topics in Industrial Organization (L0)

Paper Session

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Burnham
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Aviv Nevo, Northwestern University