Conferences & workshop

18th 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 18th 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 24

12:30-13.30 Lunch

Session 1: Theory 1

13.30-14.00 Niccolò Lomys (Univerisity of Naples Federico II and CSEF)
Estimation of Games under No Regret: Structural Econometrics for AI

14.00-14.30 Pierpaolo Battigalli (Bocconi University)
Monotonicity and Robust Implementation Under Forward-Induction Reasoning

14.30-15.00 Coffee Break

15.00-15.30 Franz Ostrizek (Sciences Po)
The Noise is in the Mind: Existence of Trading Equilibria with Transparent Prices

15.30-16.00 Pietro Salmaso (University of Naples Federico II)
Assigning Work Tasks to Small Teams

16.00-16.30 Marco Petterson (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Inferring A Preference from Stochastic Choice Data

Tuesday, June 25

Session 2: Macro-Applied

9.15-10.00 Keynote: Chaney Thomas

10.00-10.30 Andrea Ramazzotti (University of Naples Federico II)
Wage Setting Institutions and Internal Migration: The Effect of Regional Wage Equalization in Italy after 1969

10.30-11.00 Armando Miano (University of Naples Federico II)
Search Costs, Outside Options, and On-the-Job Search

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break

11.30-12.00 Lorenzo Incoronato (University College London)
Opting Out of Centralized Collective Bargaining: Firm and Worker Consequences

12.00-12.30 Jan David Bakker (Bocconi University)
Cities, Heterogeneous Firms, and Trade

12:30-13.30 Lunch

Session 3: Macro

13.30-14.00 Carlo Altavilla (European Central Bank)
Climate Risk, Bank Lending and Monetary Policy

14.00-14.30 Francesco Simone Lucidi (University of Naples Federico II)
The Effects of Temperature Shocks on Energy Prices and Inflation in the Euro Area

14.30-15.00 Coffee Break

15.00-15.30 Antoine Camous (University of Mannheim)
Monetary Stabilization of a Multi-Sector Economy: Adding Words to Action?

15.30-16.00 Salvatore Morelli (Roma Tre University & CSEF)
The Influence of Intergenerational Transfers on Wealth Inequality in Rich Countries

Wednesday, June 26

Session 4: Theory 2

9.15-10.00 Keynote: Marzena Rostek

10.00-10.30 Antonio Rosato (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Taste Projection in Bilateral Trade

10.30-11.00 Elia Sartori (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Rating Bidders in Sequential Auctions

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break

11.30-12.00 Nicola Persico (Northwestern University)
The Evolution of Moral Foundations

12.00-12.30 Anna D’Annunzio (Toulouse Business School & CSEF)
Platform Transaction Taxes and Freemium Pricing

12:30-13.30 Lunch

Session 5: Finance 1

13.30-14.00 Edoardo Di Porto (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
Careers and Wages in Family Firms: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

14.00-14.30 Valentina Rutigliano (University of British Columbia)
Entrepreneurs’ Diversification and Labor Income Risk

14.30-15.00 Coffee Break

15.00-15.30 Stefano Rossi (Bocconi University)
The VAT Trap: How Consumption Tax Hikes Make Firms Pay Out More and Invest Less

15.30-16.00 Katrin Gödker (Bocconi University)
Disposed to Be Overconfident

Thursday, June 27

Session 6: Finance 2

9.15-10.00 Keynote: Francesco Trebbi

10.00-10.30 Marianne Andries (University of  Southern California)
Financial Advisors and Investors’ Bias

10.30-11.00 Florian Nagler (Bocconi University)
A Corporate Finance View of Debt Market Illiquidity

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break

11.30-12.00 Pamela Giustinelli (Bocconi University)
The Coherence Side of Rationality Rules of Thumb, Narrow Bracketing, and Managerial Incoherence in Corporate Forecasts

12.00-12.30 Clement Mazer-Sonilhac (Bocconi University)
Some Don’t Like it Hot: Bank Depositors and NGO Campaigns Against Fossil Banks.

12:30-13.30 Lunch

Session 7: Political Economy

13.30-14.00 Carla Ronza (University of Naples Federico II & CSEF)
The Stability Effect of Elected Women: Gender or Seniority?

14.00-14.30 Vincenzo Galasso (Bocconi University)
The Populist Dynamic: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Countering Populism

14.30-15.00 Coffee Break

15.00-15.30 Sarah Eichmeyer (Bocconi University)
Against Totalitarianism: The Value of a History Education in Countering Extremist Ideology

15.30-16.00 Rafael Jimenez Duran (Bocconi University)
Toxic Content and User Engagement on Social Media: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Friday, June 28

Session 8: Applied

9.15-10.00 Keynote: Camille Landais

10.00-10.30 Viola Salvestrini (Bocconi University)
Gender diversity and teams’ decision-making

10.30-11.00 Erika Deserrano (Bocconi University)
Gender Disparities in the Welfare Effect of the Minimum Wage

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break

11.30-12.00 Thomas Le Barbanchon (Bocconi University)
How can AI improve search and matching? Evidence from 59 million personalized job recommendations

12.00-12.30 Antonia Pacelli (Toulouse School of Economics)
Emissions Abatement and EU ETS: Testing the Porter Hypothesis

12:30-13.30 Lunch

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