Conferences & workshop

2nd Naples School of Economics PhD and Post-Doctoral Workshop



Thursday, 21 September 2023


8.30 – 9.00 Registration (MEF Room)

9.00 – 9.15 Welcome Speech: Marco Pagano (MEF Room)

9.30 – 11.00 Parallel Session I

Session 1 – Labor 1 (D12 Room)

Chair: Matteo Vasca (University of Naples Federico II)

Matthew McKernan (Oxford University)
Revisiting Labour Market Policy in Recessions
Discussant: See-Yu Chan

See-Yu Chan (University of Warwick)
What is stopping you? The falling employment-to-employment mobility in the UK
Discussant: Leonardo Ciambezi

Leonardo Ciambezi (Université Côte d’Azur)
Left for dead? The French Wage Phillips Curve and the composition of unemployment
Discussant: Matthew McKernan

Session 2 – Theory (D13 Room)

Chair: Muhammed Ceesay (University of Rome Tor Vergata)

Sergio Cappellini (University of Padova)
Externalities and Cooperation: An Efficiency-Based Perspective
Discussant: Yannick Jansen

Yannick Jansen (University of Antwerp)
Influencers and the Quality of Information on Social Media
Discussant: Muhammed Ceesay

Muhammed Ceesay (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
Stochastic Orders and Preferences on Random Processes
Discussant: Sergio Cappellini

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00 Parallel Session II

Session 3 – Macro (D12 Room)

Chair: Francisco Queirós (DiSES)

Andrej Mijakovic (European University Institute)
Marginal propensities to consume with behavioral agents
Discussant: Gianmarco Ruzzier

Gianmarco Ruzzier (University Pompeu Fabra)
Specialized Banks and the Transmission of Monetary Policy
Discussant:  Matteo Bondesan

Matteo Bondesan (Collegio Carlo Alberto)
Monetary Policy in a Bounded Rational Heterogeneous-Agent New Keynesian Framework
Discussant: Andrej Mijakovic

Session 4 – Gender (D13 Room)

Chair: Nicol Barbieri (University of Naples Federico II)

Olivia Masi (European University Institute)
Overstretched: Financial Distress and Intimate Partner Violence in the U.S.
Discussant:  Klara Kinnl

Klara Kinnl (University of Vienna)
Free the Period? Evaluating Tampon Tax Reforms Using Household Scanner Data
Discussant:  Jacob Möller

Jacob Möller (University of Vienna)
Borrowed Plumes: The Gender Gap in Claiming Credit for Teamwork
Discussant: Olivia Masi

13.00 – 14.15 Lunch

14.15 – 15.45 Keynote Lecture (MEF ROOM)

Prof. Matteo Paradisi (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance)
One Cohort at a Time: A New Perspective on the Declining Gender Pay Gap

15.45 – 16.15 Coffee Break

16.15 – 17.45 Parallel Session III

Session 5 – Finance (D12 Room)

Chair: Elia Sartori (CSEF)

Giovanni Cocco (EUR – Erasmus School of Economics)
Insider Trading Rights: short-terminism and trading constraints
Discussant: Chiara Lattanzio

Chiara Lattanzio (University College London)
How to Model Bank Competition: The Case for Cournot
Discussant: Silvia Dalla Fontana

Silvia Dalla Fontana (Università della Svizzera Italiana)
Specialist Funds Financing Innovation: Evidence from Venture Capital
Discussant: Giovanni Cocco

Session 6 – Education (D13 Room)

Chair: Simone Chinetti (University of Naples Federico II)

Sébastien Montpetit (Toulouse School of Economics)
A Welfare Analysis of Universal Childcare: Lessons from a Canadian Reform
Discussant: Maggie Fok

Maggie Fok (University of Warwick)
Is it Misfortune to grow up in bad times? Business Cycles and Academic Achievement
Discussant: Corinna De Leo

Corinna De Leo (University of Naples Federico II)
From Campus to Cloud: Exploring Academic Achievement during Covid-19 Pandemic
Discussant: Sébastien Montpetit


Friday, 22 September 2023


9.30 – 11.00 Parallel Session IV

Session 7 – Climate Finance (D12 Room)

Chair: Armando Martino (University of Naples Federico II)

Emanuela Benincasa (University of Zurich and Swiss Finance Institute)
“There is no planet B”, but for banks “there are countries B to Z”
Discussant: Flavio De Carolis

Flavio De Carolis (University of Maastricht)
Ownership Matters: how facility ownership impacts investors’ reactions to flood events
Discussant: Argyros Dimitrios

Argyros Dimitrios (University College Dublin)
A Tale of Droughts, Banks and Infants: Can the financial sector mitigate the relationship between droughts and infant mortality in rural India?
Discussant: Emanuela Benincasa

Session 8 – Applied Micro I (D13 Room)

Chair: Corinna De Leo (University of Naples Federico II)

Mylène Feuillade (Science Po University)
Households, gender and agglomeration economies
Discussant: Tommaso D’Amelio

Tommaso D’Amelio (Universite libre de Bruxelles ECARES)
Inheritance and Migration: Evidence from 19th Century Italy
Discussant: Gabriele Lucchetti

Gabriele Lucchetti (University of Nottingham)
Cities, Earnings, And The Skills of Immigrants
Discussant: Mylène Feuillad

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00 Parallel Session V

Session 9 – Climate Policy (D12 Room)

Chair: Carmine Russo (University of Naples Federico II)

Matteo Caruso (Lancaster University)
Environmental Standards, Innovation, and High-Skilled Labour: fuel efficiency and R&D personnel in the US automotive industry
Discussant: Xavier Koch

Xavier Koch (Paris School of Economics)
The EU ETS Impact on Firms Green Investments
Discussant: Antonia Pacelli

Antonia Pacelli (University of Naples Federico II)
Emission Abatement: Role of EU ETS and Free Allowances
Discussant: Matteo Caruso

Session 10 – Labor 2 (D13 Room)

Chair: Antonio Genovese (University of Naples Federico II)

Samuel Marshall (University of Warwick)
Minimum Wage Compliance and migration: the labour market effects of Tanzania’s Sectoral Minimum Wage Bill
Discussant: Massimo Pulejo

Massimo Pulejo (University of Milan)
Plata y Plomo: How higher wages expose politicians to criminal violence
Discussant: Catarina Morales

Catarina Morales (University of Maryland)
A Boom in my Town: human capital accumulation and local economic conditions
Discussant:  Samuel Marshall

13.00 – 14.15 Lunch

14.15 – 15.45 Keynote Lecture (MEF ROOM)

Prof. Irene Monasterolo (Utrecht University)
Climate-financial risk assessment: Lessons learned and steps ahead

15.45 – 16.15 Coffee Break

16.15 – 17.45 Parallel Session VI

Session 11 – Applied Micro 2 (D12 Room)

Chair: Antonia Pacelli (University of Naples Federico II)

Alberto Hidalgo (IMT School for Advanced Studies)
Your Room is Ready: tourism and urban revival
Discussant: Elisa Navarra

Elisa Navarra (Université libre de Bruxelles)
The Effects of Corporate Subsidies along the Value Chain
Discussant: Wietse Leleu

Wietse Leleu (KU Leuven)
Directed Search on the Marriage Market
Discussant:  Alberto Hidalgo

Session 12 – Machine Learning (D13 Room)

Chair: Luca Coraggio (University of Naples Federico II)

Sihkwal Shweta (NRU Higher School of Economics)
Can Machine Learning Models provide a better forecast for money demand? Evidence from the Indian Economy
Discussant: Lorenzo De Masi

Lorenzo De Masi (University of Madrid Carlos III)
Municapal-Level Gender Norms: Measurement and Effects on Women in Politics
Discussant: Agostino Gnasso

Agostino Gnasso (University of Naples Federico II)
Explainable Ensemble Trees
Discussant:  Sihkwal Shweta