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Tuesday, August 25, 8:30 - 10:30

  • Advances in International Trade and Geography

Organiser and Chair: Costas Arkolakis, Yale University

Presenters and Papers:
Daniel Xu, Duke University: International Buyer Seller Matches (with Jonathan Eaton, James Tybout and David Jinkins)
Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University: The Impact of Trade on Labor Market Dynamics (with Maximiliano Dvorkin and  Fernando Parro)
Michael Waugh, New York University: Information Globalization, Risk Sharing, and International Trade (with Isaac Baley and Laura Veldkamp)
Costas Arkolakis, Yale University: Optimal City Structure (with Treb Allen and Xiangliang Li)

  • Behavioral Industrial Organization

Organiser and Chair: Klaus Schmidt, University of Munich

Presenters and Papers:
Paul Heidhues, ESMT Berlin: Naivete-Based Discrimination (with Botond Koszegi)
Martin Peitz, University of Mannheim: De-Targeting: Oligopoly Advertising with Loss-Averse Consumers (with Heiko Karle)
Klaus Schmidt, University of Munich: Auctions versus Negotiations: The Effects of Inefficient Renegotiation (with Fabian Herweg)

  • Macroeconomics with Imperfect Common Knowledge

Organiser and Chair: Luigi Paciello, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance, Rome

Presenters and Papers:
Luigi Paciello, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance: Monetary Shocks in Models with Inattentive Producers (with Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi)
Bartosz Mackowiack, ECB: Analytical Results for Dynamic Rational Inattention Problems (with Filip Matejka and Mirko Wiederholt)
Filip Matejka, CERGE-EI: Social Learning and Selective Attention (with Andrew Caplin and John Leahy)
Jordi Mondria, University of Toronto: Inattentive Importers (with Kunal Dasgupta)

  • Public Policies and Child Development

Organiser and Chair: Katrine Vellesen Løken, University of Bergen

Presenters and Papers:
Katrine Vellesen Løken, University of Bergen: Long-Term Consequences of Access to Well-Child Visits (with Aline Bütikofer and Kjell Salvanes)
Per Petterson Lidbom, Stockholm University: Midwives and Maternal Mortality:  Evidence from a Midwifery Policy Experiment in Sweden in the 19th Century
Uta Schönberg, University College London: Assessing Heterogeneity in the Effects of a Universal Childcare Intervention Using Marginal Treatment Effect Estimates (with Thomas Cornelissen, Christian Dustmann and Anna Raute)


Wednesday, August 26, 8:30 - 10:30

Organiser and Chair: Jeanne Hagenbach, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique

Presenters and Papers:
Andreas Blume, University of Arizona: Language Games
Vasiliki Skreta, University College London: Selling With(out) Evidence (with Frederic Koessler)
Daniel Martin, Paris School of Economics: Is No News (Perceived As) Bad News? An Experimental Investigation of Information Disclosure (with Ginger Jin and Michael Luca)
Jeanne Hagenbach, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique: An Experimental Investigation of Communication with Evidence (with Eduardo Perez-Richet)

  • Economic Geography

Organiser and Chair: Daniel Sturm, London School of Economics

Presenters and Papers:
Benjamin Faber, UC Berkeley: Retail Globalization and Household Welfare: Evidence from Mexico (with David Atkin and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro)
Frédéric Robert-Nicoud, Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM), University of Geneva: Are Cities Too Large?: Equilibrium and Optimal Urban Systems With Heterogeneous Land
Daniel Sturm, London School of Economics: The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn (with Sascha Becker and Stephan Heblich)

  • Industry Dynamics

Organiser and Chair: Luis Cabral, New York University

Presenters and Papers:
Luis Cabral, New York University: Dynamic Oligopoly Theory: Analytical and Numerical Methods
Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, University of Vienna: Entry and Shakeout in Dynamic Oligopoly (with Paul Hunermund and Yuya Takahashi)
Gabriel Weintraub, Columbia Business School, Columbia University: A Framework for Dynamic Oligopoly in Concentrated Industries

  • Political Economy of Development

Organiser and Chair: Elias Papaioannou, London Business School

Presenters and Papers:
Elias Papaioannou, London Business School, CEPR and NBER: Inequality and African Regional Development (with Alberto Alesina and Stelios Michalopoulos)
Marta Reynal-Querol, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ICREA and BGSE: Ethnic Diversity and Development: Revisiting the Evidence (with José G.Montalvo)
Ruben Durante, Sciences Po: Attack When The World Is Not Watching? International Media and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (with Ekaterina V. Zhuravskaya)


Thursday, August 27, 8:30 - 10:30

  • Asset Pricing and Macroeconomics

Organiser and Chair: Stefano Giglio, University of Chicago, Booth School of Busines

Stavros Panageas, University of Chicago Booth School of Business: Drifting Apart: Sharing Risks, When the Benefits of Growth Are Not Shared Equally
Hanno Lustig, Stanford GSB: Firm Volatility in Granular Networks (with Bryan Kelly and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh)
Stefano Giglio, University of Chicago Booth School of Business: The Price of Variance Risk

  • Innovation and Economic History

Organiser and Chair: Petra Moser, NYU Stern

Presenters and Papers:
John Van Reenen, Centre For Economic Performance, LSE: Innovation Policy and the Lifecycle of Inventors (with Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel and Neviana Petkova)
Petra Moser, NYU Stern: How Does Copyright Affect Science?  Evidence from the WWII Book Replication Program (with Barbara Biasi)
Nico Voigtlaender, UCLA, Anderson School of Management: Human Capital and Industrialisation: Evidence from the Age of Enlightenment (with Mara Squicciarini)

  • Social Insurance Programs and the Labor Market

Organiser and Chair: Andrea Weber, University of Mannheim

Presenters and Papers:
Ioana Marinescu, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago: The General Equilibrium Impacts of Unemployment Insurance: Evidence from a Large Online Job Board
Johannes Spinnewijn, London School of Economics: The Optimal Timing of Unemployment Benefits: Theory and Evidence from Sweden (with Camille Landais)
Andrea Weber, University of Mannheim, and Arash Nekoei, IIES, University of Stockholm: Waiting for Recall? Evidence from Temporary Layoffs in Austria
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, University of Linz and IHS, Vienna: The Role of Firms in Retirement Decisions (with Wolfgang Frimmel, Tom Horvath and Mario Schnalzenberger)

  • Trade Policy

Organiser and Chair: Ralph Ossa, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Presenters and Papers:
Ralph Ossa, University of Chicago: A Quantitative Analysis of Subsidy Competition in the U.S.
Paola Conconi, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES) and CEPR: From Final Goods to Inputs: The Protectionist Effect of Rules of Origin (with Manuel Garcia Santana, Laura Puccio and Roberto Venturini)
Holger Breinlich, University of Essex: Merger Policy in a Quantitative Model of International Trade (with Volker Nocke and Nicolas Schutz)


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