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.

Saturday, January 7

Common Ownership (L2, G3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Plaza B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Jeffrey Wurgler, New York University

Econometrics of Mismeasured Data (C1, C8)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Toronto
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Rusty Tchernis, Georgia State University

Economists as Engineers (D4, C7)

Panel Discussion

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Ballroom AB
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Alvin Roth, Stanford University

Energy and the Environment (Q4, Q5)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Acapulco
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Catherine Wolfram, University of California-Berkeley

Health Economics (I1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Atlanta
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Sanjeev Kumar, Yale University

Institutions, Morals, and Markets (N0)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Crystal A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Alberto Bisin, New York University

Taxation and Development (H2, O1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 1A & 1B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Nada Eissa, Georgetown University

The Economic Consequences of Transparency (H8, J3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich F
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Gordon Dahl, University of California-San Diego

Theoretical Political Economy (D0, H0)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 2
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Daniel Stone, Bowdoin College

Topics in International Economics (F3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Michigan 3
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Saeed Qadir, Claremont Graduate University

Corporate Culture (G3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom III
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Christopher Parsons, University of California-San Diego

High Sharpe Ratios (G1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom IV
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Alexi Savov, New York University

Household Finance (G2)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom X
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Johannes Stroebel, New York University

Housing Returns and Speculation (G1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom II
Hosted By: American Finance Association & American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Chester Spatt, Carnegie Mellon University

Information Disclosure and Stock Returns (G3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom VIII
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Dong Lou, London School of Economics and Political Science

Sustainable Investments (G3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom VI
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Harrison Hong, Columbia University

Commercial Real Estate Finance (G1, R3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Huron
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Crocker Liu, Cornell University

Local Externalities (R2)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Ontario
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Janet Kohlhase, University of Houston

Babies, Business and Debt (M2, I2)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Swissotel Chicago, St Gallen 2
Hosted By: Association for Evolutionary Economics & Association for Social Economics
  • Chair: Steven Pressman, Colorado State University

Energy Policy in Practice (Q4)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich G
Hosted By: Association of Environmental and Resource Economists & American Economic Association
  • Chair: Joseph A. Cullen, Washington University-St. Louis

Tax Shelters and Corporate Inversions (G3, H2)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Mayfair
Hosted By: Association of Financial Economists & American Finance Association
  • Chair: Kose John, New York University and Temple University

Asset Pricing With Disaster Risk (G0)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Dusable
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Francois Gourio, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Dynamic Games (C0)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Burnham
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Benjamin Brooks, University of Chicago

Social Insurance and the Family (J0)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

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

Empirical Studies of Search Markets (L1, L2)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Ohio
Hosted By: Industrial Organization Society
  • Chair: Kenneth Hendricks, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Macroprudential Policy and Risk-Taking (G2, E5)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Missouri
Hosted By: International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association
  • Chair: Luisa Lambertini, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-Lausanne

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Economics and Land Value (B4, K1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Millennium Park
Hosted By: International Network for Economic Method
  • Chair: Matthias Klaes, Scottish Centre for Economic Methodology and University of Dundee

Empirical Macro and Time Series (E0, C1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, New Orleans
Hosted By: Korea-America Economic Association
  • Chair: Jinill Kim, Korea University

Adjustments to Award Amounts in Forensic Economics (K1, D4)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Wrigleyville
Hosted By: National Association of Forensic Economics
  • Chair: Constantine M. Boukidis, VWM Analytics, LLC

Taxes, Poverty, Incentives and Market Outcomes in Africa (O1, H2)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Wright
Hosted By: National Economic Association & African Finance and Economics Association
  • Chair: Bichaka Fayissa, African Finance and Economic Association