Conferences & workshop

15th CSEF-IGIER Symposium on Economics and Institutions Anacapri

Monday, June 24

13:30 – 14:00 Registration

Afternoon Session: Applied Economics 1

14:00 – 14:45 Luigi Pistaferri (Stanford University)
Disability Insurance and Gender Differences: Evidence from Merged Survey-Administrative Data (joint with H. Low)
14:45 – 15:30 Francesco Flaviano Russo (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Immigration and Nationalism: The Importance of Identity

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:45 Nicola Bianchi (Northwestern University)
Chains of Opportunity Revisited (joint with G. Bovini, J. Li, M. Paradisi, M. Powell)
16:45 – 17:30 Francesco Lancia (University of Salerno, CEPR and CSEF)
Youth Enfranchisement, Political Responsiveness, and Education Expenditure: Evidence from the U.S. (joint with G. Bertocchi, A. Dimico, A. Russo)

Tuesday, June 25

Morning Session: Macroeconomics 1

09:00 – 09:45 Guido Menzio (New York University)
Declining Search Frictions, Unemployment and Growth (joint with P. Martellini)
09:45 – 10:30 Basile Grassi (Bocconi University & IGIER)
Bottom-Up Markup Fluctuations (joint with A. Burstein, V. M. Carvalho)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:45 Carlo Favero (Bocconi University, IGIER & CEPR)
Austerity and Public Debt Dynamics (joint with P. Mei)
11:45 – 12:30 Dmitriy Sergeyev (Bocconi University)
Debt Sustainability in a Low Interest Rate World (joint with N. R. Mehrotra)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session: Applied Economics 2

14:00 – 14:45 Christian Dustmann (University College London)
The Impact of Immigration on Regions and Workers
14:45 – 15:30 Pierre André Chiappori (Columbia University)
Intertemporal labor supply and intra-household commitment (joint with A. Molina, N. Giménez-Nadal and J. Velilla)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:45 Fernando Vega-Redondo (Bocconi University)
Peer Networks and Entrepreneurship: A Pan-African RCT (joint with P. Pin, D. Ubfal, C. Benedetti-Fasil, C. Brummitt, G. Rubera, D. Hovy, T. Fornaciari)
16:45 – 17:30 Roberto Nisticò (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
The Economics Behind the Epidemic: Afghan Opium Price and Prescription Opioids in the US (joint with C. Deiana, L. Giua)

Wednesday, June 26

Morning Session: Theory 1

09:00 – 09:45 Jin Li (Hong Kong University)
Firm Growth and Promotion Opportunities (joint with M. Powell, R. Ke)
09:45 – 10:30 Emilio Calvano (University of Bologna)
Artificial Intelligence, Algorithmic Pricing and Collusion (joint with G. Calzolari, V. Denicolò, S. Pastorello)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:45 Anna D’Annunzio (Toulouse Business School and CSEF)
Multi-Part Tariffs and Differentiated Commodity Taxation (joint with M. Mardan, A. Russo)
11:45 – 12:30 Vincent Maurin (Stockholm School of Economics)
A Theory of Liquidity in Private Equity (joint with D. T. Robinson, P. Stromberg)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session: Finance 1

14:00 – 14:45 Mike Burkart (London School of Economics)
Equity Issuance Methods and Dilution (joint with Hongda Zhong)
14:45 – 15:30 Raoul Minetti (Michigan State University)
Relationship Banking and Firm Entry Dynamics (joint with Q. Cao, P. E. Giordani, P. Murro)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:45 Lorenzo Pandolfi (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Consequences of Capital Inflows to Sovereign Debt Markets for Firms: Evidence from the Stock Market (joint with T. Williams)
16:45 – 17:30 Omar Rachedi (Bank of Spain)
The China Syndrome Affcts Banks: The Credit Supply Channel of Foreign Import Competition (joint with S. Mayordomo)

20:30 Conference Dinner

Thursday, June 27

Morning Session: Theory 2

09:00 – 09:45 George Mailath (University of Pennsylvania)
The Wisdom of a Confused Crowd: Model Based Inference (joint with L. Samuelson)
09:45 – 10:30 Pierpaolo Battigalli (Bocconi University)
Learning and Selfconfirming Equilibria in Network Games (joint with F. Panebianco, P. Pin)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:45 Luigi Guiso (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance)
Tax Accountants, Spillovers and Tax Evasion (joint with M. Battaglini, C. Lacava, E. Patacchini)
11:45 – 12:30 Nenad Kos (Bocconi University)
Signaling Covertly Acquired Information (joint with M. Ekmekci)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session: Macroeconomics 2

14:00 – 14:45 Veronica Guerrieri (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)
The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities (joint with A. Fogli)
14:45 – 15:30 Luigi Paciello (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance)
The Extensive Margin of Aggregate Consumption Demand (joint with C. Michelacci, A. Pozzi)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:45 Federico Esposito (Tufts University)
Spatial Linkages, Global Shocks, and Local Labor Markets: Theory and Evidence (joint with R. Adao, C. Arkolakis)
16:45 – 17:30 Mariassunta Giannetti (Stockholm School of Economics)
Is There a Zero Lower Bound? The Real Effects of Negative Policy Rates on Banks and Firms (joint with C. Altavilla, L. Burlon, S. Holton)

Friday, June 28

Morning Session: Finance 2

09:00 – 09:45 Marcin Kacperczyk (Imperial College London and CEPR)
Becker meets Kyle: Inside Insider Trading (joint with E. Pagnotta)
09:45 – 10:30 Marco Di Maggio (Harvard Business School)
Second Chance: Life without Student Debt (joint with A.Kalda, V. W. Yao)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:45 Francesco Franzoni (USI Lugano, SFI, and CEPR)
Strategic Trading as a Response to Short Sellers (joint with M. Di Maggio, M. Massa, R. Tubaldi)
11:45 – 12:30 Björn Imbierowicz (Deutsche Bundesbank)
Are Risky Banks Rationed by Corporate Depositors? (joint with D. Friedmann, A. Saunders, S. Steffen)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch