Conferences & workshop

17th CSEF-IGIER Symposium on Economics and Institutions

The Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF) and the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER Bocconi) jointly organize the 17th edition of the CSEF-IGIER Symposium on Economics and Institutions. The symposium is an informal 5-day workshop, with plenty of time for interaction and joint work, and sessions covering a broad range of topics in applied micro, finance, macroeconomics, and microeconomic theory.


Monday, June 26

13:30-14:00 Stefano Fiorin (Bocconi University)
How do Borrowers Respond to a Debt Moratorium? Experimental Evidence from Consumer Loans in India (joint with Joseph Hall, Martin Kanz)

14:00-14:30 Jakob Ahm Sorensen (Bocconi University)
Risk Neglect in the Corporate Bond Market

14:30-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-15:30 Nicola Limodio (Bocconi University)
Mobile Money, Interoperability, and Financial Inclusion (joint with Markus K. Brunnermeier, and Lorenzo Spadavecchia)

15:30-16:00 Clément Mazet-Sonilhac (Bocconi University)
Information Frictions in Credit Markets

Tuesday, June 27

09:15-10:00 Keynote Lecture
Fabrizio Perri (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
The End of Privilege: a reexamination of the Net Foreign Asset Position of the United States (joint with A. Atkeson and J. Heathcote)

10:00-10:30 Dmitriy Sergeyev (Bocconi University)
Does Monetary Policy Shape Oil Shocks’ Effects? (joint with Wataru Miyamoto, and Thuy Lan Nguyen)

10:30-11:00 Tommaso Monacelli (Bocconi University)
Bewley Banks (joint with Marco Bellifemine, and Rustam Jamilov)

11:00-11:30  Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Thorsten Martin (Bocconi University)
Corporate Taxation and Carbon Emissions (joint with Luigi Iovino, and Julien Sauvagnat)

12:00-12:30 Alessandra Fogli (Minneapolis Fed)
The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities (joint with Veronica Guerrieri, and Mark Ponder)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Gianmarco Ottaviano (Bocconi University)
Cultural Homophily and Collaboration in Superstar Teams (joint with Gábor Békés)

14:00-14:30Maddalena Ronchi (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University)
Female representation and talent allocation in entrepreneurship: the role of early exposure to entrepreneurs (joint with Mikkel Mertz and Viola Salvestrini)

14:30-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-15:30 Valeria Zurla (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
How Should We Design Parental Leave Policies? Evidence from Two Reforms in Italy

15:30-16:00 Monica Langella (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
A Dip in a Bigger Pond – Access to Top Universities and Academic Performance (joint with Lorenzo Pandolfi)

Wednesday, June 28

09:15-10:00 Keynote Lecture
Marina Halac (Yale University)
Pricing for Coordination (joint with Elliot Lipnowski and Daniel Rappoport)

10:00-10:30 Luca Braghieri (Bocconi University)
Biased Decoding and the Foundations of Communication

10:30-11:00 Emiliano Catonini (New York University Shanghai)
Local Dominance (joint with Jingyi Xuez)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Antonio Penta (UPF)
Safe Implementation (joint with Malachy James Gavan)

12:00-12:30 Karolina Vocke (University of Innsbruck)
Anonymity and Stability

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Nicolas Serrano-Velarde (Bocconi University)
Committing to Grow: Privatization and Firm Dynamics in East Germany (joint with Ufuk Akcigit, Harun Alp, and André Diegmann)

14:00-14:30 Tommaso Oliviero (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Mafia Infiltration in Italian Private Companies during the Covid-19 Crisis (joint with Roberta De Luca, Rossella Greco, and Giovanni Immordino)

14:30-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-15:30 Sarah Eichmeyer (Bocconi University)
Parenthood in Poverty (joint with Christina Kent)

15:30-16:00 Dimitris Christelis (University of Glasgow, CSEF and CFS)
The Causal Effect of Facemask-wearing on Symptomatic Infection from COVID-19: Observational Data Evidence from 26 European Countries and Israel (joint with Loretti I. Dobrescu, and Anna Sanz-de-Galdeano)

Thursday, June 29

09:15-10:00 Keynote Lecture
Richard Blundell (University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies)
Investigating the Heterogeneity of Consumption Responses to Income Shocks in the Presence of Nonlinear Persistence

10:00-10:30 Marco Petterson (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Estimation of a Latent Reference Point: Method and Application to NYC Taxi Drivers

10:30-11:00 Jan David Bakker (Bocconi University)
The Effects of Housing Policy in a Two-sided Market: Evidence from the Tenancy Fee Act (joint with Nikhil Datta)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Silvia Vannutelli (Northwestern University)
Government Audits (joint with Martina Cuneo, and Jetson Leder-Luis)

12:00-12:30 Anna D’Annunzio  (Toulouse Business School)
Negative Tax Incidence with Multiproduct Firms (joint with Antonio Russo)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Fausto Panunzi (Bocconi University)
Endogenous Common Ownership (joint with Vincenzo Denicolò)

14:00-14:30 Christoph Carnehl (Bocconi University)
A Quest for Knowledge (joint with Johannes Schneider)

14:30-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-15:30 Ksenia Shakhgildyan (Bocconi University)
AI & Data Obfuscation: Algorithmic Competition in Digital Ad Auctions (joint with Francesco Decarolis, Gabriele Rovigatti, and Michele Rovigatti)

15:30-16:00 Marco Pagnozzi (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Interim Information and Seller’s Revenue in Standard Auctions (joint with Federica Carannante, and Elia Sartori)

Friday, June 30

09:15-10:00 Keynote Lecture
Raffaella Sadun (Harvard Business School)
Unwilling to Reskill? Evidence from Italian Jobseekers

10:00-10:30Annalisa Scognamiglio (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
JAQ of All Trades: Job Mismatch, Firm Productivity, and Managerial Quality (joint with Luca Coraggio, Marco Pagano, and Joacim Tag)

10:30-11:00 Vincenzo Pezone (Tilburg University)
Managerial Horizon and Corporate Labor Policies: Evidence from Fixed-term Boards (joint with Sabrina Di Addario, and Raffaele Saggio)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Immacolata Marino (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
How do Banks Respond to Non-performing Loans? (joint with Brunella Bruno)

12:00-12:30 Ettore Panetti (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Savings, Efficiency, and Bank Runs (joint with Agnese Leonello, and Caterina Mendicino)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

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