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.

Friday, January 6

Employment Goals and Publicly Financed Projects (H5)

Paper Session

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

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Gold Coast
Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association
  • Chair: Samuel Myers, Jr., University of Minnesota

Topics in Transportation (L9, L5)

Paper Session

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

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Comiskey
Hosted By: Transportation and Public Utilities Group
  • Chair: Bryan S. Weber, City University of New York-College of Staten Island

Issues in Radical Economics (B5)

Paper Session

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

Swissotel Chicago, Monte Rosa
Hosted By: Union for Radical Political Economics
  • Chair: Robin Hahnel, Portland State University

Post Keynesian Themes in Investment (B5, E2)

Paper Session

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

Swissotel Chicago, Montreux 3
Hosted By: Union for Radical Political Economics
  • Chair: Daniele Tavani, Colorado State University-Fort Collins

Economics of Food Waste (Q0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Montreux 1
Hosted By: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
  • Chair: Metin Cakir, University of Minnesota

Cultivating Innovation in Asia (O3, O5)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Randolph 1
Hosted By: American Committee on Asian Economic Studies & American Economic Association
  • Chair: Calla Wiemer, University of the Philippines

Advances in Contests (C7, D4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 1A & 1B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Ron Siegel, Pennsylvania State University

Asset Prices and the Macroeconomy (E4, G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Crystal A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Athanasios Orphanides, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Economics and Artificial Intelligence (O3, O4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Ballroom CD North
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Avi Goldfarb, University of Toronto

Economics of Consumption (E2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, New Orleans
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Scott Fulford, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Economics of Higher Education (I2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Suite 5
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Susan Dynarski, University of Michigan

Gender and the Economics Profession (J1, J4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Acapulco
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Shulamit Kahn, Boston University

Health Insurance (I1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Plaza A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Owen Thompson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Household Debt (G1, E4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich E
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Luigi Guiso, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance

Institutions and Growth (O4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich F
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Kevin Donovan, University of Notre Dame

Machine Learning in Econometrics (C1, C3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Crystal B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Victor Chernozhukov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Market Design: Theory and Practice (D4, C7)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Kevin M. Murphy, University of Chicago

Nobels on Where Is the World Economy Headed? (F4, E6)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Ballroom AB
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Dominick Salvatore, Fordham University

Risk-Taking Incentives and Risk Perceptions (D0, G0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 2
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Alexander F. Wagner, Swiss Finance Institute and University of Zurich

Spatial Economics (R1, J1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 3
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Stephen Redding, Princeton University

AFA Panel: Public Pension Funds (G0)

Panel Discussion

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom V
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Luis Viceira, Harvard Business School

Biases (G0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom II
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Renee Adams, University of New South Wales

Credit Ratings (G3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom III
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: John Griffin, University of Texas-Austin

Dividend and Payout Policy (G3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom X
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Gustavo Grullon, Rice University

Financial Institution Risk Management (G3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom IX
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Michael Faulkender, University of Maryland

International Finance and Exchange Rates (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom VIII
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Hanno Lustig, Stanford University

State Policies and Local Economies (H7, R5)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Erie
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Edward Coulson, University of California-Irvine

Hispanic Household Economic Decisions (I0, J1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Atlanta
Hosted By: American Society of Hispanic Economists & National Economic Association
  • Chair: Joseph Guzman, Michigan State University

Investment, Austerity and the Business Cycle (E3, E6)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Montreux 2
Hosted By: Association for Evolutionary Economics
  • Chair: Charles J. Whalen, Congressional Budget Office

On Ignorance in Economics (B0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, St Gallen 3
Hosted By: Association for Social Economics & American Economic Association
  • Chair: George DeMartino, University of Denver

Asset Pricing Theory (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Arkansas
Hosted By: Chinese Economic Association in North America
  • Chair: Karl Schmedders, University of Zurich

Competition in Developing Countries (O0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Addams
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Rema Hanna, Harvard University

Information and Diffusion in Networks (A1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, McCormick
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Nicole Immorlica, Microsoft Research