Conferences & workshop

16th CSEF-IGIER Symposium on Economics and Institutions

Monday, June 20

13:00-13:30 Registration

Afternoon Session: Theory 1 

13:30-14:15 Alessandro Lizzeri (Princeton University) – Keynote Lecture

Disentangling Exploration from Exploitation (with Eran Shmaya and Leeat Yariv)

14:15-14:45 Elia Sartori (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)

Consumption and Waste in a Durable Goods Model with Transaction Costs (with Luca Coraggio)

14:45-15:15 Coffee break

15:15-15:45 Tangren Feng (Bocconi University & IGIER)

The Limits of Ex Post Implementation without Transfers (with Axel Niemeyer and Qinggong Wu)

 15:45-16:15 Matteo Bizzarri (University of Naples  Federico II & CSEF)

Supply and Demand Function Equilibrium: Trade in a Network of Superstar Firms

Tuesday, June 21

Morning Session: Macroeconomics 1

09:15-10:00 Chad Jones (Stanford Graduate School of Business) – Keynote Lecture 

Recipes and Economic Growth: A Combinatorial March Down an Exponential Tail

10:00-10:30 Dmitriy Sergeyev (Bocconi University & IGIER)

The Economics of Financial Stress (with Chen Lian and Yuriy Gorodnichenko)

10:30-11:00 Francisco Queiros (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)

Firm Heterogeneity, Market Power and Macroeconomic Fragility (with Alessandro Ferrari)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Mario Carillo (University of Naples Federico II, CSEF & UPF)

The Fascist Roots of Migrant Labor Exploitation (with Gemma Dipoppa and Shanker Satyanath)

12:00-12:30 Francesco Flaviano Russo (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)

Cultural Assimilation and Social Segregation of a Minority

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Afternoon Session: Applied Economics 1

13:30-14:15 Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi University  & CEPR) – Keynote Lecture

Making Subsidies Work: Rules vs. Discretion (with Federico Cingano, Filippo Palomba, Enrico Rettore)

14:15-14:45 Monica Langella (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)

Commuting for crime (with Tom Kirchmaier and Alan Manning)

14:45-15:15 Coffee break

15:15-15:45 Martin Rossi (Universidad de San Andrés)

Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? Dishonesty and Public Employment (with Guillermo Cruces and Ernesto Schargrodsky)

15:45-16:15 Edoardo Di Porto (University of Naples Federico II, CSEF)

Friday Morning Fever. Evidence from a Randomized Experiment on Sick Leave Monitoring in the Public Sector (with Tito Boeri, Paolo Naticchioni, and Vincenzo Scrutinio)

Wednesday, June 22

Morning Session: Theory 2

09:15-10:00 Ariel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv University & New York University) – Keynote Lecture

Economics without Prices and without Games

10:00-10:30 Antonio Rosato (Univ. of Queensland, Univ. of Naples Federico II  & CSEF)

Quality is in the Eye of the Beholder: Taste Projection in Markets with Observational Learning (with Tristan Gagnon-Bartsch)

10:30-11:00 Alfredo Di Tillio (Bocconi University & IGIER)

Comparison of Experiments in Monotone Problems (with Marco Ottaviani and Peter Norman Sørensen)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break 

11:30-12:00 Pierpaolo Battigalli (Bocconi University  & IGIER)

Information Flows and Memory in Games (with Nicolò Generoso)

12:00-12:30 Niccolò Lomys (Toulouse School of Economics)

A Mediator Approach to Mechanism Design with Limited Commitment (with Takuro Yamashita)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Afternoon session: Finance 1

13:30-14:00 Marco Di Maggio (Harvard Business School)

In the Red: Overdrafts, Payday Lending and the Underbanked

14:00-14:30 Raoul Minetti (Michigan State University)

Banking Structures, Liquidity and Macroeconomic Stability (with Luis Araujo, David Hong, and Sotirios Kokas)

14:30-15:00 Coffee break 

15:00-15:30 Carlo Favero (Bocconi University & IGIER)

Macro Trends and Factor Timing (with Alessandro Melone and Andrea Tamoni)

15:30-16:00 Anna Maria Menichini (University of Salerno & CSEF)

Does the master’s eye fatten the cattle? Maintenance and care of collateral under purchase and leasing contracts (with Maria Grazia Romano)

Thursday, June 23

Morning Session: Applied Economics 2

09:30-10:00 Luigi Guiso (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance & CEPR)

The Economic Cost of Ambiguous Laws (with Tommaso Giommoni, Claudio Michelacci, and Massimo Morelli)

10:00-10:30 Francesco Drago (University of Catania & CSEF)

No rose without thorns, Mr. Galilei. Science under the Italian Inquisition (with Edgard Dewitte, Roberto Galbiati, and Giulio Zanella)

10:30-11:00 Michele Giannola (University of Naples Federico II, CSEF &  IFS)

Helping Struggling Students and Benefiting All: Peer Effects in Primary Education (with Samuel Berlinski and Matias Busso)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Giovanni Pica (Università della Svizzera Italiana & CSEF)

A peer like me? Early exposure to high achievers in math and later educational outcomes (with Laura Pagani)

12:00-12:30 Carla Guerriero (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)

Analyzing matching patterns in marriage: Theory and application to Italian data (with Pierre-André Chiappori and Edoardo Ciscato)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Afternoon session: Macroeconomics 2

13:30-14:00 Maddalena Ronchi (Bocconi University & IZA)

Hiring Difficulties and Firms’ Growth (with Thomas Le Barbanchon and Julien Sauvagnat)

14:00-14:30 Tomas Williams (George Washington University)

Benchmarks, Firm Financing, and Real Effects: Evidence from a Global Natural Experiment (with Fernando Broner, Juan J. Cortina, and Sergio L. Schmukler)

14:30-15:00 Coffee break 

15:00-15:30 Ettore Panetti (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)

Monetary Policy, Labor Income Redistribution, and the Credit Channel: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee and Credit Registers (with Martina Jasova, Caterina Mendicino, José-Luis Peydró, and Dominik Supera)

15:30-16:00  Carlo Galli (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Asset Purchases and Default-Inflation Risks in Noisy Financial Markets (with Gaetano Gaballo)

Friday, June 24

Morning Session: Finance 2

09:15-10:00 Per Strömberg (Stockholm School of Economics & Chicago Booth) – Keynote Lecture

How do firms respond to carbon pricing?

10:00-10:30 Umit Gurun (The University of Texas at Dallas)

Too Many Managers: Strategic Use of Titles to Avoid Overtime Payments (with Lauren Cohen and Bugra Ozel)

10:30-11:00 Claudio Tebaldi (Bocconi University & IGIER)

Supply Chain Finance and Firm Capital Structure (with Laura Bottazzi and Goutham Gopalakrishna)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Brunella Bruno (Bocconi University & Baffi Carefin)

Internal Ratings, Non-Performing Loans, and Bank Opacity: Evidence from Analysts’ Forecasts (with Immacolata Marino and Giacomo Nocera)

12:00-12:30  Francesco Celentano (HEC Lausanne & Swiss Finance Institute)

Public Listing Choice with Persistent Hidden Information (with Mark Rempel)

12:30-13:30 Lunch


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