Semi-Plenary Sessions

June 17, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Session 4: Inequality

Chair: Costas Azariadis
Knight Hall Room 110, Emerson Auditorium

Francois Bourguignon, Paris School of Economics

  • "Two Extensions of Income Inequality Measurement"

Sebastian Galiani, University of Maryland (WITHDRAWN)

  • "Inequality and the Optimal Allocation of Police"

June 17, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Session 5: Financial Econometrics

Chair: Yuliy Sannikov
Simon Hall Room 100, May Auditorium

Peter Hansen, University of North Carolina

  • "Measuring and Modeling Financial Volatility"

Mark Podolskij, Aarhaus University

  • "On the Minimal Number of Driving Motions in a Multivariate Price Model and Statistical Testing"

June 17, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Session 6: Labor Economics

Chair: Limor Golan
Lab Sciences, Room 300

Costas Meghir, Yale University

  • "Marriage, Labor Supply and the Social Safety Net"

Petra Todd, University of Pennsylvania

  • "Personality Traits, Intrahousehold Allocation and the Gender Wage Gap"

 

    June 15, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

    Session 1: Development Economics

    Chair: Robert Townsend
    Lab Sciences, Room 300

    Dilip Mookherjee, Boston University

    • "Decentralized Targeting of an Agricultural Credit Program: Local Governments versus Private Agents"

    Mark Rosenzweig, Yale University

    • "External Validity in a Stochastic World"

    June 15, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

    Session 2: Econometrics of Contracts

    Chair: George-Levi Gayle
    Simon Hall Room 100, May Auditorium

    Robert Miller, Carnegie Mellon University

    • "Interlocked executives and insider board members: an empirical analysis"

    Quang Vuong, New York University

    • "Multiproduct Nonlinear Pricing: Mobile Voice Service and SMS"

    June 15, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

    Session 3: Macroeconomics

    Chair: Yongseok Shin
    Knight Hall Room 110, Emerson Auditorium

    Mark Aguiar, Princeton University

    • "Leisure Luxuries and the Labor Supply of Young Men"

    Dirk Krueger, University of Pennsylvania

    • "(Re-)Distribution in the Great Recession"