2018 Annual Meeting

Philadelphia PA
January 5 – 7

The 2018 Annual Meeting was held in Philadelphia, PA on January 5-7, 2018 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). The Philadelphia Marriott was the headquarters hotel and the Loews Philadelphia was the co-headquarters hotel.

Photos from ASSA 2018 have been posted, and Webcasts of selected AEA sessions and AEA poster session videos are online, compliments of the AEA!

Thursday, January 4

ASE Plenary Session and Reception

Session/Event

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Loews Philadelphia, Congress
Hosted By: Association for Social Economics
  • Chair: George DeMartino, University of Denver

Friday, January 5

AFA Ph.D. Student Poster Session (G0)

Poster Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Loews Philadelphia, Commonwealth Pre-function
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Peter DeMarzo, Stanford University

China's National Carbon Market (Q5, Q4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon I
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: William A. Pizer, Duke University

Climate Policy and Trade (F1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon E
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Mar Reguant, Northwestern University

Credit Allocation (G2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 105-A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Robert Rich, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Designing Unemployment Insurance (J6, H2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 203-B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Alexandre Mas, Princeton University

Economic Applications of Machine Learning (C1, O3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Liberty Ballroom Salon A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Daniel Björkegren, Brown University

Fiscal Policy (E3, F3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon C
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Javier Bianchi, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Forward Guidance (E3, E5)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 201-C
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Benoit Mojon, Bank of France

Interest Rates and Real Activity (E2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 109-A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Stephen A. O'Connell, Swarthmore College

International Financial Architecture (F3, E4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Yuliy Sannikov, Stanford University

International Trade and Health (F1, I1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 104-A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: John Cawley, Cornell University

Issues in Development  (O1, Z1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Meeting Room 306
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Manuela Angelucci, University of Michigan

Issues Relating to Higher Education Financing (J0, I2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 104-B
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Richard Mansfield, University of Colorado-Boulder

Monetary Policy Implications (E5)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 111-A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Scott Dressler, Villanova University

Secular Stagnation and Measurement (O4, O3)

Panel Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon F
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Martin Feldstein, Harvard University and NBER

Startups and Entrepreneurship (O3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 107-A
Hosted By: American Economic Association
  • Chair: Amanda Ross, University of Alabama

Analysts, News, Media and Market Sentiment (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Regency Ballroom C1
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Eric So, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Asset Return Dynamics (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Commonwealth Hall B
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Dana Kiku, University of Illinois

Banking and the Real Economy (G2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Washington A
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Juliane Begenau, Harvard Business School

Central Banks and Macro Finance (G0)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Regency Ballroom C2
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Samuel Hanson, Harvard Business School

CEOs and Entrepreneurs (G3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Commonwealth Hall A1
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Dirk Jenter, London School of Economics

Compensation in Mutual Fund Management (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Commonwealth Hall C
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Clemens Sialm, University of Texas-Austin and NBER

Financial Regulation: Theory (G2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Commonwealth Hall D
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Marcus Opp, Stockholm School of Economics

Market Mispricing (G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Commonwealth Hall A2
Hosted By: American Finance Association
  • Chair: Jianfeng Yu, Tsinghua University

Commercial Real Estate: Valuation (G3, G1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Washington B
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Erasmo Giambona, Syracuse University

International House Pricing (C2, R3)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Washington C
Hosted By: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Chair: Piet Eichholtz, Maastricht University

Topics in Risk and Insurance (D8, G2)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Meeting Room 405
Hosted By: American Risk and Insurance Association & American Economic Association
  • Chair: Casey Rothschild, Wellesley College

The Current State of the Russian Economy (F5, O5)

Panel Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon D
Hosted By: Association for Comparative Economic Studies
  • Chair: Anders Aslund, Atlantic Council

Kenneth Boulding and Future Directions of Social Science (A1)

Panel Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon A
Hosted By: Association for the Study of Generosity in Economics, American Economic Association & International Association for Feminist Economics
  • Chair: James Andreoni, University of California-San Diego

The Cuban Economy (P2, O5)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Loews Philadelphia, Parlor 2
Hosted By: Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy
  • Chair: Carlos Seiglie, Rutgers University

Energy Policy (Q4, Q5)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Independence Ballroom II
Hosted By: Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
  • Chair: Ama Baafra Abeberese, Wellesley College

The Political Economy of Movement (N7, R4)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Meeting Room 403
Hosted By: Cliometric Society
  • Chair: Noel Maurer, George Washington University

Heterogeneous Agents and Macro (A1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Meeting Room 410
Hosted By: Econometric Society

Over-the-Counter Markets (A1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Meeting Room 406
Hosted By: Econometric Society

Trade and Technology Diffusion (A1)

Paper Session

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Meeting Room 415
Hosted By: Econometric Society
  • Chair: Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago