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

Empirical Studies of Retail Markets (L1, L2)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Ohio
Hosted By: Industrial Organization Society
  • Chair: Julie Holland Mortimer, Boston College

The Oil Market After the Bust: Assessing the New Environment (O0, Q2)

Panel Discussion

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Vevey 2
Hosted By: International Association for Energy Economics & National Association for Business Economics
  • Chair: Mine Yucel, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Ending “Too-Big-To-Fail” for Banks (G1)

Panel Discussion

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Superior A
Hosted By: International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association & American Economic Association
  • Chair: Wayne Passmore, Federal Reserve Board

International Trade and Trade Policy (F1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Missouri
Hosted By: International Economics and Finance Society
  • Chair: Jeffrey H. Bergstrand, University of Notre Dame

Empirical Studies on Contracts and Auctions (C5, D4)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, New Orleans
Hosted By: Korea-America Economic Association
  • Chair: Karam Kang, Carnegie Mellon University

Firms and Inequality (J0)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Columbian
Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association
  • Chair: Jesse Rothstein, University of California-Berkeley

Union Effects on Wages and the Workplace (J5)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Gold Coast
Hosted By: Labor and Employment Relations Association
  • Chair: Barry Hirsch, Georgia State University

Policy Analysis With Large Scale OLG Models (C6, E6)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Soldier Field
Hosted By: Society for Computational Economics
  • Chair: Edward C. Prescott, Arizona State University

Housing and Spatial Issues in Economics (H0, R0)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Grant Park
Hosted By: Society of Government Economists
  • Chair: Farhad Niami, DC Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Are Advanced Countries Facing Stagnation? (F4, E6)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Ballroom CD North
Hosted By: Society of Policy Modeling & American Economic Association
  • Chair: Dominick Salvatore, Fordham University

Electricity Markets (L9, L2)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Wrigley
Hosted By: Transportation and Public Utilities Group
  • Chair: Leopoldo E. Soto Arriagada, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Financialization, R&D, Patents and Development (E1, O1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Monte Rosa
Hosted By: Union for Radical Political Economics
  • Chair: Nathaniel Cline, University of Redlands

The Nature of Capitalism and Secular Stagnation (N1, E0)

Panel Discussion

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Montreux 3
Hosted By: Union for Radical Political Economics & American Economic Association
  • Chair: Matias Vernengo, Bucknell University

AEA Nobel Laureate Luncheon - Fee Event

Session/Event

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

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

AREUEA Presidential Luncheon - Fee Event

Session/Event

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ballroom VII
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Daniel McMillen, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Complexity and Evolutionary Modeling (B4, B5)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, St Gallen 2
Hosted By: Association for Evolutionary Economics
  • Chair: Wolfram Elsner, University of Bremen

Macroeconomics and Financial Sector in India (G1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Jackson Park
Hosted By: Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies
  • Chair: Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology

Linking and Inter-Generational Mobility (N3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Horner
Hosted By: Cliometric Society
  • Chair: Joe Ferrie, Northwestern University

Health Policy in 2017 and Beyond (I0)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Plaza A
Hosted By: Health Economics Research Organization
  • Chair: Amanda Ellen Kowalski, Yale University

Feminist Economics: Out of Africa (B5, Z1)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Monte Rosa
Hosted By: International Association for Feminist Economics
  • Chair: Alicia Giron, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Bank Lending and Credit Rationing (G2, E5)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Sheraton Grand Chicago, Missouri
Hosted By: International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association
  • Chair: Scott Frame, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Teaching Macroeconomics Using Data (A2, E0)

Panel Discussion

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Randolph 1
Hosted By: National Association of Economic Educators
  • Chair: Carlos Asarta, University of Delaware

Water and Energy (Q2, Q5)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Wrigley
Hosted By: Transportation and Public Utilities Group
  • Chair: Adrienne Ohler, Illinois State University

Development and Mental Health (O1, I3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Johannes Haushofer, Princeton University

Economics of Crime (K4)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Atlanta
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Philip Cook, Duke University

Evidence-Based Teaching in Economics (A2)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Toronto
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Jennifer Imazeki, San Diego State University

Growth and Welfare (E1, O4)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Regency C
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: John Van Reenen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Innovation (O3, K3)

Paper Session

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, New Orleans
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Arthur Diamond, University of Nebraska-Omaha