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

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

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

AEA/AFA Joint Luncheon--Fee Event

Session/Event

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

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

European Economic Association Lecture

Special Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Plaza B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Claudio Michelacci, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance

Auctions (D4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Suite 5
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Rafael Tenorio, DePaul University

Behavioral Economics of Investor Decision-Making (G1, D0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Swissotel Chicago, Zurich A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Alexander F. Wagner, Swiss Finance Institute and University of Zurich

Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future (Q5, Q0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Crystal A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Antonio Bento, University of Southern California

Credit Cycles (G0, E3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Regency D
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Itay Goldstein, University of Pennsylvania

CSMGEP Dissertation Session (E0, D0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, New Orleans
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Ebonya Washington, Yale University

Environment and Health (Q5, I1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

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