Conferences & workshop

12th CSEF-IGIER Symposium on Economics and Institutions

Monday, 27 June 2016
Morning Session: Applied Economics I

08.45 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.45 Christian Traxler (Hertie School of Governance)
Compliance Behavior in Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment (joint with F. Drago, F. Mengel)
09.45 – 10.30 Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee (MIT)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 11.45 Esther Duflo (MIT)
Gossip: Identifying central individuals in a social network (joint with A. Banerjee, A. Chandrasekhar and M. Jackson)
11.45 – 12.30 Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University)
Interaction, Stereotypes and Performance. Evidence from South Africa (joint with J. Burns, L. Corno)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

Afternoon session: Macro-Finance

14.00 – 14.45 Ralph S.J. Koijen (London Business School)
“Institutional Investors and Asset Prices”
14.45 – 15.30 Marco Di Maggio (Columbia Business School)
Unconventional Monetary Policy and the Allocation of Credit (joint with A. Kermani, C. Palmer)
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 16.45 Julien Sauvagnat (Bocconi University)
The Globalization Risk Premium (joint with JN. Barrot, E. Loualich)
16.45 – 17.30 Chris Huckfeldt (Bocconi University)
Unemployment Fluctuations, Match Quality, and the Wage Cyclicality of New Hires (joint with M. Gertler, A. Trigari)

Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Morning Session: Political Economy

09.00 – 09.45 Alberto Alesina (Harvard University)
Social Mobility and Redistribution
09.45 – 10.30 Annalisa Scognamiglio (CSEF)
Property tax and property values: Evidence from the 2012 Italian Tax Reform (joint with T. Oliviero)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 11.45 Salvatore Nunnari (Bocconi University)
Dynamic Coalitions and Communication: Public versus Private Negotiations (joint with D. P. Baron, R. Bowen)
11.45 – 12.30 Massimo Morelli (Bocconi University)
Dispute Resolution Mechanisms and Strategic Militarization
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

Afternoon session: Macroeconomics

14.00 – 14.45 Guido Lorenzoni (Northwestern University)
Bank Runs and Capital Flights (joint with L. Bocola)
14.45 – 15.30 Tom Schmitz (Bocconi University)
Endogenous Growth, Firm Heterogeneity and the Long-run Impact of Financial Crises
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 16.45 Raquel Fernandez (New York University)
The Long and the Short of It: Sovereign Debt Crises and Debt Maturity (joint with A. Martin)
16.45 – 17.30 Matteo Maggiori (Harvard University)
A Model of the International Monetary System (joint with E. Farhi)

20.00 Social Dinner

Wednesday 29 June 2016
Morning Session: Finance

09.00 – 09.45 Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore)
The Impact of Housing Credit on Personal Bankruptcy (joint with C. Song)
09.45 – 10.30 Ethan Ilzetzki (London School of Economics)
Interest rates, debt and intertemporal allocation: evidence from notched mortgage contracts in the United Kingdom (joint with M.C. Best, J. Cloyne, H.J. Kleven)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 11.45 Marco Pagano (University of Naples)
Corporate Leverage and Employees’ Rights in Bankruptcy (joint with A. Ellul)
11.45 – 12.30 José Liberti (DePaul University)
Information Sharing and Rating Manipulation (joint with M. Giannetti, J. Sturgess)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

Afternoon session: Theory I

14.00 – 14.45 Luigi Iovino (Bocconi University)
Social Insurance, Information Revelation, and Lack of Commitment (joint with M. Golosov)
14.45 – 15.30 Giovanni Immordino (University of Naples)
Taxing and Regulating Vices (joint with A. Menichini, M.G. Romano)
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 16.45 Nicola Pavoni (Bocconi University)
Optimal Delegation, Unawareness, and Financial Intermediation (joint with S. Auster)
16.45 – 17.30 Marcello D’Amato (University of Salerno)
A Signaling-Agent Model of Central Banking, Policy Polarization and Sudden Monetary Regime Changes (joint with HL. Huynh)

Thursday 30 June 2016
Morning Session: Causality in Economics and Finance

09.00 – 09.45 Vikrant Vig (London Business School)
How Organizational Hierarchy Affects Information Production (joint with J. Krastins)
09.45 – 10.30 Jagdish Tripathy (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Effect of Household Credit on Sectoral Composition: Evidence from Mexico
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 11.45 Thomas Le Barbanchon (Bocconi University)
Regression Discontinuity Design with Continuous Measurement Error in the Running Variable (joint with L. Davezies)
11.45 – 12.30 Roberto Nisticò (CSEF)
Effect of parental job loss on child school dropout: evidence from the Occupied Palestinian Territories (joint with M. Di Maio and T. Nandi)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

Afternoon session: Theory II

14.00 – 14.45 Stephen Morris (Princeton University)
First Price Auctions with General Information Structures: Implications for Bidding and Revenue (joint with D. Bergemann, B. Brooks)
14.45 – 15.30 Albert Banal-Estanol (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Capital Structure, Corporate Structure, and Information Policy (joint with M. Ottaviani)
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 16.45 Marco Pagnozzi (University of Naples)
Selling Information to Competitive Firms (joint with J. Kastl, S. Piccolo)
16.45 – 17.30 Nenad Kos (Bocconi University)
Competing to make an offer in Bilateral trade (joint with Sarah Auster and Salvatore Piccolo)

Program [pdf]