AEA Sessions from the 2022 ASSA Annual Meeting

January 07 — 09

Enjoy our library of recorded videos from the 2022 ASSA Annual Meeting.

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Sessions found: 147

Sovereign Default

Giorgia Piacentino
The Origins of Serial Sovereign Default —
Sasha Indarte
and Chenzi Xu
The Greek Retrofit and Borrowing Costs in the European Periphery —
Patrick Bolton
, Xuewen Fu
, Mito Gulati
, and Ugo Panizza
The Seniority Structure of Sovereign Debt —
Matthias Schlegl
, Christoph Trebesch
, and Mark L. J. Wright
Partial Default —
Cristina Arellano
, Xavier Mateos-Planas
, and José-Víctor Ríos-Rull

Student Loans

Sandra E. Black
Student Aid Design, Academic Achievement, and Labor Market Behavior: Grants or Loans? —
Juanna S. Joensen
and Elena Mattana
Short-Run Effects of Student Loan Offers on Educational Attainment, Credit, and Earnings —
Benjamin M. Marx
and Lesley J. Turner
The Distributional Effects of Student Loan Forgiveness —
Sylvain Catherine
and Constantine Yannelis
Taking It to the Limit: Effects of Increased Student Loan Availability on Attainment, Earnings, and Financial Well-Being —
Sandra E. Black
, Jeffrey T. Denning
, Lisa J. Dettling
, Sarena Goodman
, and Lesley J. Turner

Technological Change

Leila Agha
Technology Training, Buyer-Supplier Linkage, and Quality Upgrading in an Agricultural Supply Chain —
Sangyoon Park
, Zhaoneng Yuan
, and Hongsong Zhang
How Can Innovation Screening Be Improved? A Machine Learning Analysis with Economic Consequences for Firm Performance —
Xiang Zheng
Shared Culture and Technological Innovation: Evidence from Corporate R&D Teams —
Tristan James Fitzgerald
and Xiaoding Liu
Robots, AI and Immigration - A race for talent or of displaced workers —
Yvonne Giesing
, Nadzeya Laurentsyeva
, and Britta Rude
The First Randomized Controlled Trial on Independent Inventors: An Experiment at the US Patent and Trademark Office —
Charles A.W. deGrazia
, Nicholas A. Pairolero
, Peter-Anthony Pappas
, Mike H.M. Teodorescu
, and Andrew A. Toole

The Behavioral Economics of Risky Choice: New Perspectives

Charles Sprenger
Evidence of Rank-Independence in Risky Choice —
B. Douglas Bernheim
, Rebecca Royer
, and Charles Sprenger
Pespectives on Simplicity in Risky Choice —
Drew Fudenberg
and Indira Puri
Tests of Rank-dependent Probability Weighting in Risky Choice —
Samuel Hirshman
and George Wu
Random Choice: Taste Shocks, Mistakes, or a Genuine Desire to Randomize? —
Marina Agranov
and Pietro Ortoleva

The Digital Markets Act: European and U.S. Perspectives on Platform Regulation

Marshall Van Alstyne
Pierre Regibeau
Luis Cabral
Diane Coyle
Fiona Scott Morton
, and
Bertin Martens

The Division of Power within Families in Developing Countries

Seema Jayachandran
The Empowerment Effects of Women's Employment: Experimental Evidence —
Madeline McKelway
Increasing Women’s Empowerment: Implications for Family Welfare —
Kate Ambler
, Kelly M. Jones
, and Michael O'Sullivan
Why Do Mothers and Fathers Spend Differently on Children’s Education and Health? —
Rebecca Dizon-Ross
and Seema Jayachandran
The More the Poorer? Resource Sharing and Scale Economies in Large Families  —
Rossella Calvi
, Jacob Penglase
, and Denni Tommasi

The Economics of Culture

Luigi Zingales
Distrust and Political Turnover —
Nathan Nunn
, Nancy Qian
, and Jaya Wen
Institutions Shape Culture: The Civic Imprint of Democracy —
Daron Acemoglu
, Nicolás Ajzenman
, Cevat Giray Aksoy
, Carlos Molina
, and Martin Fiszbein
Importing Values —
Marco Manacorda
, Jacopo Ponticelli
, and Andrea Tesei
Economic Integration and the Transmission of Democracy —
Giacomo Magistretti
and Marco Tabellini

The Health and Socioeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 Induced Policies

Jonathan Kolstad
The Impact of COVID-19 School Closures and Policies on Student Achievement —
Douglas N. Harris
, Paul T. von Hippel
, Megan Kuhfeld
, Douglas B. Downey
, and Nicholas Mattei
The COVID-19 Pandemic, Instructional Modality, and Student Achievement in Michigan —
Katharine O. Strunk
, Scott Imberman
, Bryant Hopkins
, and Tara Kilbride
Medical Practice Shutdowns and Healthcare Utilization: Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic —
Rebecca McKibbin
and Xuechao (Jane) Qian
Covid-19 Vaccine Demand, Eligibility, and Health Outcomes: Evidence From Discrete Choice Experiments and Regression Discontinuities —
Coady Wing
, Seth Freedman
, Sumedha Gupta
, Patrick Carlin
, and Kosali Simon

The History and Resources of the Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP)

Gary Hoover
Kalena Cortes
Isaiah Andrews
Jose Manuel Fernandez
James H. Peoples Jr.
Vicki Bogan
Amanda Bayer
, and
Ebonya Washington

The Impact of Payroll Tax Subsidies: Theory and Evidence

Richard Blundell
Labor Demand Response to Labor Supply Incentives: Evidence from the German Mini-Job Reform —
Gabriela Galassi
The Contribution of Payroll Taxation to Wage Inequality in France —
Antonie Bozio
, Thomas Breda
, and Malka Guillot
Payroll Tax Reductions for Minimum Wage Workers: Relative Labor Cost or Cash Windfall Effects? —
Sophie Cottet
Firm Heterogeneity and the Impact of Payroll Taxes —
Aniko Biro
, Reka Branyiczki
, Attila Lindner
, Lili Mark
, and Daniel Prinz

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Vulnerable Populations

Brandyn Churchill
How Racial Animus Forms and Spreads: Evidence from the Coronavirus Pandemic —
Runjing Lu
and Sophie Yanying Sheng
More Than Shelter: The Effects of Rental Eviction Moratoria on Household Well-Being —
Nitzan Tzur-Ilan
, Stuart Gabriel
, and Xudong An
The Adverse Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Nursing Home Resident Well-being —
Michael Levere
, Patricia Rowan
, and Andrea Wysocki
Inequality in Individual and School Level Effects of Primary School Closures Due to COVID-19 – Evidence from the Netherlands —
Carla Haelermans
, Madelon Jacobs
, Lynn van Vugt
, Bas Aarts
, Henry Abbink
, Chayenne Smeets
, Rolf van der Velden
, and Sanne van Wetten

The Impact of Unemployment Insurance Financing on Inequality and the Labor Market

Bruce D. Meyer
UI Financing as a Uniform Payroll Tax —
Sebastian Graves
, Jonathon Hazell
, and Christina Patterson
Poor Performance as a Predictable Outcome: Financing the Administration of Unemployment Insurance —
Marta Lachowska
, Alexandre Mas
, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Would Broadening the UI Tax Base Benefit Low-Income Workers? —
Mark Duggan
, Audrey Guo
, and Andrew Johnston
Simulating Comprehensive Unemployment Insurance Reform —
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich
, Peter Ganong
, Jonathon Gruber
, and Pascal Noel

The New Econometrics of League Tables

Isaiah Andrews
Ranking and Selection from Pairwise Comparisons:  Empirical Bayes Methods for Citation Analysis —
Jiaying Gu
and Roger Koenker
Statistical Uncertainty in the Ranking of Journals and Universities —
Magne Mogstad
, Joseph Romano
, Azeem M. Shaikh
, and Daniel Wilhelm
Inference on Ranked Treatments —
Isaiah Andrews
, Dillon Bowen
, Toru Kitagawa
, and Adam McCloskey

The Path to Greener Financial Systems

Robert Engle
Global Pricing of Carbon-Transition Risk —
Patrick Bolton
and Marcin Kacperczyk
Greening (Runnable) Brown Assets with a Liquidity Backstop —
Eric Jondeau
, Benoit Mojon
, and Cyril Monnet
Welfare Implications of Heat Waves —
Harrison Hong
, Neng Wang
, Jiangmin Xu
, and Jinqiang Yang

The U.S. Economy in the 1920s

Joshua K. Hausman
Lockdowns and Mobility in the 1918-19 Spanish Influenza —
Francois Velde
Boomtowns: Local Shocks and Inequality in 1920s California —
Sarah Quincy
Marriage Market Outcomes and Immigration Shocks: Evidence from the 1920s Border Closure —
Katherine Eriksson
, Addison Lake
, and Gregory Niemesh
Transportation Revolution: The Car in the 1920s —
Joshua K. Hausman
, Shari Eli
, and Paul W. Rhode

The Widespread Effects of Gender in Economic Life: Education, Health, and Entrepreneurship

Seema Jayachandran
Gendered Teacher Feedback, Students' Math Performance and Enrollment Outcomes: A Text Mining Approach —
Marion Monnet
and Pauline Charousset
The Gender Gap in Small Business Performance: Evidence from a Food Ordering Platform —
Xinyao Qiu
and Carol Lu
Mis(sed) Diagnosis: Physician Decision Making and ADHD —
Kelli Marquardt
Cash Transfers, Liquidity Constraints, and Women’s Psychosocial Wellbeing: Evidence from an Ultra-Poor Setting —
Eeshani Kandpal
, Pascale Schnitzer
, and Modeste Daye

Topics in Corporate Finance

Yang Fan
What Is CEO Overconfidence? Evidence from Executive Assessments —
Anastasia Zakolyukina
, Steven N. Kaplan
, and Morten Sørensen
When Do Optimistic CEOs Enhance Firm Value? —
Sanjay Deshmukh
, Anand Goel
, and Keith Howe
Heterogeneous CSR Approaches, Corporate Social Performance and Corporate Financial Performance —
Bram van der Kroft
, Dennis Bams
, and Karen Maas
Gender Quotas and Support for Women in Board Elections —
Marina Gertsberg
, Johanna Mollerstrom
, and Michaela Pagel

Topics in Financial Stability

Karlyn Mitchell
The Financial (In)Stability Real Interest Rate, R** —
Ozge Akinci
, Gianluca Benigno
, Marco Del Negro
, and Albert Queralto
The Natural Rate of Interest through a Hall of Mirrors —
Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul
and Fabian Winkler
Debt as Safe Asset —
Markus Konrad Brunnermeier
, Sebastian A. Merkel
, and Yuliy Sannikov
Let the Worst One Fail: A Credible Solution to the Too-Big-to-Fail Conundrum —
Thomas Philippon
and Olivier Wang

Trade Policy and Global Value Chains

Kristy Buzard
Trade Protection along Supply Chains —
Chad Bown
, Paola Conconi
, Aksel Erbahar
, and Lorenzo Trimarchi
The Cost of Dissolving the WTO: The Role of Global Value Chains —
Beshkar Mostafa
and Lashkaripour Ahmad
Firm Input Choice under Trade Policy Uncertainty —
Kyle Handley
, Nuno Limao
, Rodney Ludema
, and Zhi Yu
Optimal Trade Policy with General Non-Separability —
Matthew Grant

U.S. Inflation: Outlook and Policy Response

Joshua K. Hausman
Gita Gopinath
Jason Furman
Joseph E. Gagnon
, and
Jon Steinsson