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 Friday, July 11th



8:00/9:00     REGISTRATION


REGISTRATION DESK OPEN KANE HALL


9:00/9:15     WELCOMING REMARKS


DEAN ROBERT STACEY, COLLEGE OF ARTS AND
 SCIENCES UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
MYRNA WOODERS, PRESIDENT APET
STEPHEN J. TURNOVSKY, CHAIR ORGANIZING COMMITTEE PET 14


9:15/10:15     PLENARY SESSION



SESSION CHAIR: STEPHEN J. TURNOVSKY




ROBERT LUCAS UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Human Capital and Growth



10:15/10:45     BREAK


10:45/12:15     PARALLEL SESSIONS A


12:15/13:30     LUNCH


13:30/15:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS B


15:30/16:00     REFRESHMENT BREAK


16:00/18:00     PARALLEL SESSIONS C


18:30/20:30     OPENING RECEPTION AT THE BURKE MUSEUM


10:45/12:15    PARALLEL SESSIONS A



A1
Savery 168    VOTING
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: NICOLAUS TIDEMAN

JOSEPH MCMURRAY
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
Why the Political World is Flat: An Endogenous Left-Right


NICOLAUS TIDEMAN, Virginia Tech
JAMES GREEN-ARMYTAGE, BARD COLLEGE RAFAEL COSMAN, STANFORD UNIVERSITY Statistical evaluation of voting rules


BENJAMIN OGDEN
BOSTON UNIVERSITY
The imperfect beliefs voting model



A2
HUB 214    POLLUTION, GROWTH AND WELFARE BENEFITS
(2nd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: TERESA LLOYD-BRAGA

STEFANO BOSI, EPEE, UNIVERSITY OF EVRY
DAVID DESMARCHELIER, EQUIPPE, UNIVERSITY OF LILLE 1
Pollution effects on the immune system and economic growth


THOMAS SEEGMULLER
AIX-MARSEILLE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS CNRS-GREQAM AND EHESS
Public and private health, pollution and growth


TERESA LLOYD-BRAGA
CATOLICA LISBON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS MARTA ALOI, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
MANUEL LEITE-MONTEIRO
CATOLICA LISBON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Welfare benefits reforms and income redistribution


10:45/12:15    PARALLEL SESSIONS A

A3
Savery 158    SOCIAL CHOICE 1: ELECTORAL COMPETITION,
(1st Floor)    POLARIZATION AND GOVERNMENT FAILURE

SESSION CHAIR: MARIA E GALLEGO

STANLEY L. WINER, CARLETON UNIVERSITY STEPHEN FERRIS, CARLETON UNIVERSITY BERNARD GROFMAN, U.C. IRVINE
On the measurement of electoral competitiveness

ARNAUD DELLIS , U. LAVAL
MANDAR P OAK, UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
Multiple Votes, Multiple Candidacies and Polarization

WILLIAM KEECH, DUKE UNIVERSITY MICHAEL MUNGER, DUKE UNIVERSITY
The anatomy of government failure


A4
HUB 340    FINANCIAL MARKETS 1
(3rd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: LEONOR MODESTO

FRANCESCO CARLI, CATOLICA LISBON
Trading OTC and Incentives to Clear Centrally

LEONOR MODESTO
CATOLICA-LISBON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
TERESA LLOYD-BRAGA
CATOLICA-LISBON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
FRANCESCO CARLI , WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, CATOLICA-LISBON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
AND ECONOMICS
Endogenous credit cycles with capital accumulation

GAETANO ANTINOLFI
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS
ENRIQUE KAWAMURA, UNIVERSIDAD DE SAN ANDRE´ S
Optimal Monetary Policy Under Incomplete
Financial Markets when Money is Essential


10:45/12:15     PARALLEL SESSIONS A



A5
HUB 250     POVERTY, CORRUPTION, AND GROWTH
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR:  ANURADHA SAHA

FERNANDO SA´ NCHEZ-LOSADA UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA ABIA´ N GARC´IA-RODR´IGUEZ
EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE
R & D Poverty Traps

ANURADHA SAHA
INDIAN STATISTICAL INSTITUTE - DELHI CENTRE
On food security

RATBEK DZHUMASHEV
MONASH UNIVERSITY
Corruption, income uncertainty, and growth


A6
HUB 307     GAME THEORY 1
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: SHIH EN LU

CHIFENG DAI
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Optimal Procurement Contracts with Private
Knowledge of Uncertainty

QUQIONG HE, DONGBEI UNIVERSITY SUDIPTA SARANGI, DIW BERLIN, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Network Formation in a Model of Asking and Giving

SHIH EN LU, SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
Coordination-free equilibria in cheap talk games


10:45/12:15     PARALLEL SESSIONS A



A7
HUB 332     EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR:  NELS CHRISTIANSEN

TIM LOHSE, BERLIN SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND LAW KAI KONRAD
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR TAX LAW AND PUBLIC FINANCE
SALMAI QARI
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR TAX LAW AND PUBLIC FINANCE
Deception Choice and Audit Design - The Importance of Being Earnest

NELS CHRISTIANSEN, TRINITY UNIVERSITY JOHN KAGEL, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
The effects of increasing versus decreasing private goods on legislative bargaining: Experimental evidence

SANTIAGO SANCHEZ-PAGES, UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA MARIA CUBEL, UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA
Gender differences and stereotypes in the beauty contest

A8
HUB 334     BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: MYRNA WOODERS

VICENTE CALABUIG, UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA ERI-CES GONZALO OLCINA, UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA ERI-CES ANTONI CUNYAT, UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA ERI-CES LUISA ESCRICHE, UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA ERI-CES Bonus culture and the dynamics of work ethics

KODEI DAIDO, KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY TAKESHI MUROOKA, UC BERKELEY
Team Incentives and Reference-Dependent Preferences

MYRNA WOODERS, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY EDWARD CARWRIGHT, UNIVERSITY OF KENT On prejudice and discrimination


10:45/12:15     PARALLEL SESSIONS A



A9
HUB 337     TOPICS IN DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS

(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR:  SCOTT PETTY

NOBUHIRO MIZUNO
CHIBA UNIVERSITY OF COMMERCE
Political Structure as a Legacy of Indirect Colonial Rule: Bargaining between National Governments and
Rural Elites in Africa


FABIO MARIANI, IRES - UNIVERSITE´
CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN
MARION MERCIER, PARIS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS THIERRY VERDIER, PARIS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS Diasporas and conflict


SCOTT PETTY, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA GINA PIETERS, TRINITY UNIVERSITY
City growth across the E.U.



A10
HUB 238     MECHANISM DESIGN 1
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: YU CHEN

MASAHIRO WATABE
MEISEI UNIVERSITY
A Theory of Block Tariffs


GREGORY LEO
UC SANTA BARBARA
Taking turns


YU CHEN
NANJING UNIVERSITY
Decentralizability of multi-agency contracting with Bayesian implementation


13:30/15:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS B


B1
HUB 214    GENDER AND FAMILY
(2nd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: CECILIA GARC´IA-PEN˜ ALOSA

MEI HSU
NATIONAL TAIPEI UNIVERSITY
Cross-border marriages and labor market performances

CECILIA GARCIA-PENALOSA
AIX MARSEILLE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
CLEMENT BOSQUET, LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS PIERRE-PHILIPPE COMBES
AIX MARSEILLE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Gender and Competition: Evidence from Academic Promotions in France

KENGO YASUI, RITSUMEIKAN UNIVERSITY SHINPEI SANO, CHIBA UNIVERSITY
The causal effects of marriage on male wages: sources of unobserved individual effects and the problem of reverse causality

YONGHUI ZHANG
VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY
The effect of marital stability on the labor supply response to changes in wage rates and taxes

B2
HUB 250    TAX INCIDENCE
(2nd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR:  NEIL BRUCE

MICHAEL JERISON, SUNY ALBANY
DUC LE, NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, HANOI
Lumpy, Irreversible Investment and Taxes

NEIL BRUCE, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
The Generalized Excess Burden

MICHAEL STIMMELMAYR, KOF, ETH ZURICH FEDERICA LIBERINI, KOF, ETH ZURICH ANTONIO RUSSO, KOF, ETH ZURICH
The Role of Toeholds and Capital Gain Taxes for
Corporate Acquisition Strategies

CLE´ MENT CARBONNIER UNIVERSITY OF CERGY-PONTOISE THEMA AND SCIENCES PO, LIEPP
Payroll taxation and the structure of qualifications and wages
in a segmented frictional labor market with intra-firm bargaining


13:30/15:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS B


B3
Savery 158     EXPERIMENTS ON PUBLIC GOODS PROVISION
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: DANIEL HOUSER

TIMO GOESCHL, HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY JOHANNES DIEDERICH, HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY ISRAEL WAICHMAN, HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY
A reinvestigation of the pure group size effect in public goods games: Free-riders, contributions, and beliefs

TATSUYOSHI SAIJO, KOCHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY TAKEHITO MASUDA, KOCHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY A Simplest Solution to the Free-Rider Problem:
Theory and Experiment

ZHI LI, UNIVERSITY OF WASHTINGON
CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON, UNIVERSITY OF WASHTINGON STEPHEN SWALLOW, UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
Uniform price mechanisms for threshold public goods provision with private information: an experimental investigation

FANGFANG TAN
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR TAX LAW AND PUBLIC FINANCE
Providing global public goods: Electoral Delegation and Cooperation

B4
HUB 332     MACROECONOMIC  POLICIES
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: JANG-TING GUO

SHU-HUA CHEN, NATIONAL TAIPEI UNIVERSITY
Fiscal and monetary policies in an endogenous growth model with banking system and reserve markets

CHIA-HUI LU, NATIONAL TAIPEI UNIVERSITY
Fiscal policies, frictional labor markets, and endogenous growth

JANG-TING GUO, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE JHY-YUAN SHIEH, SOOCHOW UNIVERSITY
JUIN-JEN CHANG, FU-JEN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY WEI-NENG WANG, SOOCHOW UNIVERSITY Sectoral Composition of Government Spending and Macroeconomic (In)stability


13:30/15:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS B


B5     ECONOMIC GROWTH, TRADE
HUB 340     AND DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: CUONG LE VAN

THI KIM CUONG PHAM, BETA-UNIVERSITY OF STRASBOURG
Status-seeking and economic growth: the Barro model revisited

CUONG LE VAN, CES, PSE
Growth Strategy with Social Capital and Physical Capital- Theory and Evidence: the Case of Vietnam

JEAN-PIERRE DRUGEON
FRENCH NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH CENTER PARIS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
LISA MORHAIM, UNIVERSITY OF PARIS 2
PHILIPPE BICH, UNIVERSITY OF PARIS 1
An Unrestricted Approach to Generalized Dynamic Programming Principles

HUU THANH TAM NGUYEN, UNIVERSITE´  EVRY VAL D'ESSONNE NGOC SANG PHAM, UNIVERSITY PARIS 1
Should the host country invest in a new industry? The roles of FDI spillovers, investment in training,
and heterogeneity of firms

B6
HUB 238     RULES AND INCENTIVES
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR:  ANNE VAN DEN NOUWELAND

ANNE VAN DEN NOUWELAND, UNIVERSITY OF OREGON FRANCIS BLOCH
UNIVERSITE PARIS 1, PARIS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS Expectation formation rules and the core of partition function form games

XIANDENG JIANG, NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY Relative Performance Prizes and Dynamic Incentives: Theory and Evidence from Best-of-N Contests

ORESTIS TROUMPOUNIS, LANCASTER UNIVERSITY PAU BALART, UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID
SABINE FLAMAND, NOVA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Strategic choice of sharing rules in collective rent-seeking

QIANG FU, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE JING FENG LU, NUS
JUN ZHANG
SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMICS Disclosure Policy in Tullock Contest with Asymmetric Stochastic Entry


13:30/15:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS B



B7
HUB 307    REGULATION AND INDUSTRIAL POLICY
(3rd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: HAROLD HOUBA

EMMANUELLE TAUGOURDEAU, CNRS, CES, ENS CACHAN MARIE-LAURE CABON-DHERSIN
UNIVERSITY OF ROUEN, CREAM
Research clusters: How public subsidies matter?

VOLODYMYR VAKHITOV, KYIV SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS OLEKSANDR SHEPOTYLO, HIGHER SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS PHILIP USHCHEV, HIGHER SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Wages, productivity, and market power

KEISAKU HIGASHIDA, KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY
Persuasive advertising and burden of proof

HAROLD HOUBA, VU UNIVERSITY AMSTERDAM EVGENIA MOTCHENKOVA, VU UNIVERSITY AMSTERDAM QUAN WEN, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Legal principles in antitrust enforcement

B8
Savery 168    INEQUALITY
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: NICOLAS GRAVEL

PHILIPPE BICH, UNIVERSITY OF PARIS 1
SINEM BAS, CORE, UNIVERSITE´
CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN
ALAIN CHATEAUNEUF, UNIVERSITY OF PARIS 1
Multidimensional Yaari functionals
PATRICK MOYES, UNIVERSITE´

DE BORDEAUX
ALAIN CHATEAUNEUF, UNIVERSITY OF PARIS 1
Giving up Lorenz consistency

BUHONG ZHENG, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER
Poverty: fuzzy measurement and crisp ordering

RICHARD BARNETT, DREXEL UNIVERSITY
JOYDEEP BHATTACHARYA, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY HELLE BUNZEL, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
Fight-or-Flight: A model of endogenous response to the rat race


13:30/15:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS B



B9
HUB 334     FERTILITY AND HUMAN CAPITAL
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: STEFANIA ALBANESI

SHANKHA CHAKRABORTY UNIVERSITY OF OREGON JOYDEEP BHATTACHARYA, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
Contraception and the fertility transition

OKSANA LEUKHINA UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Does Higher Inequality Benefit Economic Growth?

GERMAN CUBAS UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
B. RAVIKUMAR, FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS GUSTAVO VENTURA, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Talent, labor quality, and economic development

STEFANIA ALBANESI
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK
Maternal Health and Fertility: An International Perspective

B10
HUB 337     CAPITAL, INCOME TAXES, AND TAX POLICY
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: BEEN-LON CHEN

BEEN-LON CHEN, ACADEMIA SINICA
CHIH-FANG LAI, NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
Optimal Capital Income Taxes in an Infinite-lived Representative-agent  Model with Progressive Tax Schedules
CATARINA REIS, UNIVERSIDADE CATO´ LICA PORTUGUESA
Optimal Capital Taxation with Idiosyncratic Investment Risk

YU-SHAN HSU, NATIONAL CHUNG CHENG UNIVERSITY Tax Policy and Stability in a Two-sector Model under Social Constant Returns

FLORIAN SCHEUER, STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Capital Taxation under Political Constraints


16:00/18:00     PARALLEL SESSIONS C


C1
HUB 214     UNEMPLOYMENT AND DISCRIMINATION
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: SYLVIE BLASCO

SYLVIE BLASCO, UNIVERSITY OF LE MANS AND CREST FRANCOIS FONTAINE, UNIVERSITY OF LORRAINE AND CREST Unemployment duration and the take-up of the unemployment
insurance

SHENG BI
UNIVERSITY OF PARIS 1 PANTHEON-SORBONNE, UNIVERSITY OF BIELEFELD
Hiring discrimination and skill formation

JOEL HELLIER, UNIVERSITY OF LILLE 1 AND UNIVERSITY OF NANTES THOMAS BEISSINGER, HOHENHEIM UNIVERSITY
NATHALIE CHUSSEAU, EQUIPPE UNIV. OF LILLE 1, MESHS-CNRS Offshoring, unemployment, labour market reform and inequality: Modelling the german experience and policy

JOSE DE SOUSA
UNIVERSITY OF PARIS 1 - ADIS UNIVERSITY OF PARIS SUD PIERRE DESCHAMPS
SCIENCES PO, PARIS, DE´ PARTEMENT D'ECONOMIE
Labour Market Integration and Racial Discrimination

C2
HUB 334     PUBLIC CHOICE 1
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: SARA LE ROUX

BRAZ CAMARGO, SAO PAULO SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS - FGV GUILHERME STEIN, SAO PAULO SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS - FGV Credit Constraints and Voting

HIDEKI KONISHI, WASEDA UNIVERSITY Decentralization in Government: Career Concerns and Yardstick Competition

GUNTHER MARKWARDT
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY DRESDEN, BTU COTTBUS JAN KLUGE, IFO DRESDEN
CHRISTIAN THATER, TFM THUERINGEN
Self-preserving Leviathans: Evidence from regional level data

SARA LE ROUX, OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY DAVID KELSEY, UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
Dragon slaying and dyke building - How does ambiguity affect individual behaviour?


16:00/18:00     PARALLEL SESSIONS C



C3
HUB 250     PUBLIC GOODS AND INCENTIVES
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: HEIKE AUERSWALD

HEIKE AUERSWALD, TU DRESDEN CARSTEN SCHMIDT, TU DRESDEN MARCEL THUM, TU DRESDEN
GAUTE TORSVIK, UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN
Teams punish less

HOVAV PERETS, ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BENYAMIN SHITOVITZ, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AVISHAY AICHE, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
Strategic and stable pollution with finitely many commodities:
a Pareto comparison

NONA MAY D PEPITO, ESSEC BUSINESS SCHOOL PARIMAL BAG, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE Leadership by obfuscation

JUN-ICHI ITAYA, HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY
Should income inequality be praised?
Multiple public goods provision, income distribution and social welfare

C4
Savery 158     TOPICS IN MACROECONOMICS 1
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR:  RICHARD SUEN

VICTOR ORTEGO-MARTI, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA RIVERSIDE
The cyclical behavior of unemployment and vacancies with loss of skills during unemployment

PEI-JU LIAO, INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS, ACADEMIA, SINICA CHANG-CHING LIN, INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS, ACADEMIA SINICA Revisiting private health insurance and precautionary saving
a theoretical and empirical analysis

JUIN-JEN CHANG, INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS, ACADEMIA, SINICA
Trade Union, Economic Growth, and Income Inequality

RICHARD SUEN, UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
Research policy and U.S. economic growth


16:00/18:00    PARALLEL SESSIONS C


C5
Savery 168    INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 1
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: ROBERT KANE

AKIHIKO YANASE, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Infrastructure, Comparative Advantage, and Trade in a Dynamic Ricardian Model

ROBERT KANE, SUNY FREDONIA
Trade, entry and exit, and productivity growth

ANDREW CASSEY, WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY KATHERINE SCHMEISER, MT HOLYOKE COLLEGE ANDREAS WALDKIRCH, COLBY COLLEGE
Exporting Spatial Externalities

SUBHAYU BANDYOPADHYAY, FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS
ARNAB BASU, CORNELL UNIVERSITY NANCY CHAU, CORNELL
DEVASHISH MITRA, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
Offshoring and dual labor markets in developing nations

C6
HUB 307    COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS AND PUBLIC GOODS
(3rd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: TED BERGSTROM

GARETH D MYLES
UNIVERSITY OF EXETER AND INSTITUTE FOR FISCAL STUDIES NIGAR HASHIMZADE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY
A Note on the Marginal Cost of Public Funds

KEIGO KAMEDA, KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY TOSHIHIRO IHORI, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO Flexibility of Deficit Ceiling and Income Fluctuation in a Political Economy

DAMIEN SHEEHAN-CONNOR, WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
TED BERGSTROM, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA RODNEY J GARRATT, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA Costs and benefits of cord blood banks versus adult donor registries

SHINTARO NAKAGAWA, SHIMONOSEKI CITY UNIVERSITY TOSHIHIRO IHORI, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
MARTIN MCGUIRE, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE
Government Debt Crisis and the Role of Third-party Organization


16:00/18:00     PARALLEL SESSIONS C



C7
HUB 332     POLITICAL ECONOMY 1
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: PHILIPPE DE DONDER

SAMSON ALVA, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO
Electoral competition and social influence networks:
a theory of political polarization

PHILIPPE DE DONDER, TOULOUSE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS FRANCISCO MARTINEZ MORA, UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER The political economy of tracking educational abilities

MARIA CUBEL, UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA
SANTIAGO SANCHEZ-PAGES, UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
Difference-form group contests

WOUTER VAN DER WIELEN
CENTER FOR ECONOMIC STUDIES, KU LEUVEN
Allocating public funds under uncertainty:
the role of strict budget constraints

C8
HUB 238     EXPERIMENTS ON CONTESTS
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR:  DANIEL HOUSER

LUISA HERBST
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR TAX LAW AND PUBLIC FINANCE
Balance of power and the propensity of war

ERIK KIMBROUGH, SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY PETER DESCIOLI, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
Strategic alliance formation balances power and escalates conflict

DANIEL KOVENOCK, CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
Fight or surrender: experimental analysis of last stand behavior

JOSHUA FOSTER, WHITMAN COLLEGE Defense Against an Opportunistic Challenger: Theory and Experiments


16:00/18:00    PARALLEL SESSIONS C


C9
HUB 337    EDUCATION
(3rd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: RAOUF BOUCEKKINE


RAOUF BOUCEKKINE, AMSE
Education, Awareness, and Institutional Change


KEI MURATA, SHIZUOKA UNIVERSITY
Home Environment, Education Choice and Human Capital
Accumulation


FRANCISCO MARTINEZ MORA, UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER CATERINA CALSAMIGLIA, UNIVERSITAT AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA ANTONIO MIRALLES, UNIVERSITAT AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA
School choice in a Tiebout model


ANNALISA LUPORINI, UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE ALESSANDRO BALESTRINO, UNIVERSITY OF PISA LISA GRAZZINI, UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE
A normative justification of compulsory education



C10
HUB 340    OPTIMAL TAXATION 1
(3rd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: MICHAEL COON


JOSEF SCHROTH, BANK OF CANADA
Tax coordination in a fiscal union with asymmetric information


ROBERTAS ZUBRICKAS, UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH
Market power and optimal non-linear income taxation


MICHAEL COON, HOOD COLLEGE GWYN WHIELDON, HOOD COLLEGE
Elasticity of demand for scratch-off lottery tickets


WEI HU, ETH ZURICH
Pension Scheme for Differential Mortality


Saturday 12th July







8:00/8:45     REGISTRATION



REGISTRATION DESK OPEN (2nd Floor)     OUTSIDE HUB 250



8:45/10:45     PARALLEL SESSIONS D


10:45/11:15     REFRESHMENT BREAK


11:15/12:45     PARALLEL SESSIONS E


12:45/14:30     LUNCH


14:30/16:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS F


16:30/17:00     REFRESHMENT BREAK


17:00/18:00     PLENARY SESSION




SESSION CHAIR: MYRNA WOODERS




TED BERGSTROM UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
Tales of Competing Altruists



18:30/22:30     DINNER CRUISE / TILLICUM VILLAGE


8:45/10:55     PARALLEL SESSIONS D



D1
HUB 106     ELECTORAL ISSUES
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: FEDERICA LIBERINI

SHINTARO MIURA, KANAGAWA UNIVERSITY AKIFUMI ISHIHARA, KYOTO UNIVERSITY
A citizen-candidate model with sequential entry

MARC KILGOUR, WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY
Multi-winner elections using approval ballots: An axiomatic approach

FEDERICA LIBERINI, ETH KOF, ZURICH EUGENIO PROTO, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
MICHELA REDOANO COPPEDE, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
Happy Voters

REFIK EMRE AYTIMUR, UNIVERSITY OF GOETTINGEN ARISTOTELIS BOUKOURAS
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH BUSINESS SCHOOL ROBERT SCHWAGER
GEORG-AUGUST UNIVERSITY IN GOETTINGEN
The Citizen-Candidate Model with Imperfect Policy Control

D2
HUB 145     PUBLIC CHOICE 2
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: SE´ BASTIEN ROUILLON

LIQUN LIU, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
The on-budget effects of trust funds surpluses

ANTOINE BONLEU
AIX MARSEILLE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, GREQAM
Housing market regulation and social network

SE´ BASTIEN ROUILLON, GRETHA - UNIVERSITY OF BORDEAUX DAVID ARTHUR MALUEG
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA RIVERSIDE
Sequential rent-seeking when one party is privately informed

TAKERO DOI, KEIO UNIVERSITY
Tax policy under the electoral system by generation


8:45/10:55     PARALLEL SESSIONS D



D3
Savery 157     FINANCIAL MARKETS 2
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: MICHAEL KU¨ HL

LIGIA MELO COLOMBIAN CENTRAL BANK
Sovereign bond markets and financial stability in an emerging economy: an application of directed acyclic graphs and SVAR models

KATARZYNA ANNA BILICKA UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
The effects of financial constraints and cost of capital on investment: evidence from the Canadian income trust sector

YUANYUAN LI UNIVERSITY OF BIELEFELD
BERTRAND WIGNIOLLE, PARIS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS UNIVERSITY OF PARIS 1 PANTHEON-SORBONNE
Endogenous information revelation in a competitive credit market

MICHAEL KU¨ HL DEUTSCHE BUNDESBANK
Mitigating Financial Stress in a Bank-Financed Economy: Equity
Injections into Banks or Purchases of Assets?

D4
Savery 410     DEMOGRAPHIC ISSUES IN MACROECONOMICS
(4th Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: STEPHEN TURNOVSKY

JOCHEN MIERAU, UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN STEPHEN TURNOVSKY, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
The Impact of Social Security on Capital Accumulation and Welfare

SIEW LING YEW, MONASH UNIVERSITY
JIE ZHANG, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE Longevity, social security, and public health programs in a dynastic model of capital accumulation, health investment, and fertility
GIORGIO FABBRI, UNIVERSITE´  D'EVRY-VAL-D'ESSONNE, FRANCE RAOUF BOUCEKKINE, AIX MARSEILLE UNIVERSITE´
FAUSTO GOZZI, LUISS UNIVERSITY - ROME
Egalitarianism under population change: age structure does matter

ROOZBEH HOSSEINI, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY ALI SHOURIDEH, WHARTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Differential mortality and progressivity of social security


8:45/10:55     PARALLEL SESSIONS D



D5
Savery 157     INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 2
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: ERIC W BOND

NADJESCHDA ARNOLD, UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Limited Liability and the Sovereign Default Problem in the Eurozone

DAO-ZHI ZENG, TOHOKU UNIVERSITY SHIN-KUN PENG, ACADEMIA SINICA Globalization without Industrial Delocation

SERGEY KICHKO
NATIONAL RESEARCH UNIVERSITY HIGHER SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Is Samuelson's angel in fact a devil?

ERIC W BOND, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY KAMAL SAGGI, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY International Price Negotiations Under the Threat of a Compulsory License

D6
HUB 214     EDUCATION SYSTEMS
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: MARWA M.S. BILTAGY

NICOLAS PISTOLESI, TOULOUSE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
The effect of advising students at college entrance:
evidence from a french university reform

TOMMASO AGASISTI, POLITECNICO DI MILANO (ITALY)
SERGIO LONGOBARDI, UNIVERSITY OF NAPLES PARTHENOPE ANDREA REGOLI, UNIVERSITY OF NAPLES PARTHENOPE Exploring the determinants of educational resilience:
a longitudinal analysis of OECD-PISA data

STEVEN G. CRAIG, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON CHRISTOPHER BIOLSI, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON AMRITA DHAR, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
BENT SORENSEN, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON The vulnerability of schools to economic shocks: States smooth local shocks but not their own

MARWA SHIBL BILTAGY, CAIRO UNIVERSITY, EGYPT
Post-Revolution Egyptian education system:
key challenges and policy implications


8:45/10:55     PARALLEL SESSIONS D



D7
Savery 158     FISCAL COMPETITION: INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR:  GIUSEPPE PULINA

AKIRA YAKITA, NAGOYA CITY UNIVERSITY
Nash equilibrium and international cooperation in public debt policy

ALAIN TRANNOY, AIX-MARSEILLE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Tax Me If You Can! Optimal Nonlinear Income Tax between Competing Governments

MARKO KOETHENBUERGER, ETH ZURICH, KOF
Taxing multinationals in the presence of internal capital markets

GIUSEPPE PULINA, CREA - UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG PATRICE PIERETTI, UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG
Political pressure on offshore financial centers (OFCs):
from illegal tax practices toward legitimate activities

D8
HUB 238     EQUITY, INEQUALITY, AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: CLAUDIO ZOLI

GONZALO OLCINA
UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA AND ERI-CES, SPAIN ESCRICHE LUISA
UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA AND ERI-CES, SPAIN MAS ELENA, INGENIO, CSIC-UPV, SPAIN
The dynamics of entrepreneurship, culture and innovation

CLAUDIO ZOLI, UNIVERSITY OF VERONA ITALY KOEN DECANCQ, UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP
Income mobility, social status and long term inequality

CONCHITA D'AMBROSIO, UNIVERSITE´

DU LUXEMBOURG
WALTER BOSSERT, UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL
Relative measures of economic insecurity

CASILDA LASSO DE LA VEGA UNIVERSITY OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY MARIATERESA CIOMMI
UNIVERSITA`

POLITECNICA DELLE MARCHE, ANCONA, ITALY
Measuring diversity in a counting approach


8:45/10:55     PARALLEL SESSIONS D



D9
Savery 156     GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: CHRIS PAPAGEORGIOU

LEI JI, SKEMA
ROBERT KANE, FREDONIA STATE UNIVERSITY JOHN SEATER, BOSTON COLLEGE
Trade and social welfare when economic growth and industrial structure are endogenous
NIPPE LAGERLO¨ F, YORK UNIVERSITY
Statehood, democracy and preindustrial development

WENBIAO CAI, UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG
B RAVIKUMAR, FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS Skill Accumulation and Sectoral Productivity Differences Across Countries

CHRIS PAPAGEORGIOU, IMF
Structural Change through Diversication: A Conceptual Framework

D10
HUB 250     LAW AND ECONOMICS
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: JENNIFER REINGANUM

MASAKI NAKABAYASHI, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO Poaching, Courts, and Settlements: Complementarity of Governance in Labor Markets

ANDREW SAMUEL, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MARYLAND EMMANUEL DECHENAAUX, KENT STATE UNIVERSITY Regulatory inspection regimes and oligopoly competition

ANDREW DAUGHETY, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY JENNIFER REINGANUM, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY Informal Sanctions on Prosecutors and Defendants and the Disposition of Criminal Cases

FALI HUANG, SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY From Coercion to Politics to Law: The Evolution of Property Rights Protection


11:15/12:45     PARALLEL SESSIONS E



E1
Savery 157     POLITICAL ECONOMY 2
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: TOMAS R. BARRAQUER

ALI SINA ONDER
UNIVERSITA¨ T BAYREUTH
No place like home: homophily and diffusion of politicians' influence

TOMOYA TAJIKA

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, KOBE UNIVERSITY
Signature-collecting campaign and bias of its outcome in large population

TOMAS RODR´IGUEZ BARRAQUER
UNIVERSIDAD AUTO´ NOMA DE BARCELONA

RUNE MIDJORD, UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGUEN JUSTIN VALASEK, WZB
Overcaution of large committees of experts

E2
Savery 158     GROUP ACTIONS
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: MARK R. JOHNSON

DAVID A. MALUEG UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE STEFANO BARBIERI, TULANE UNIVERSITY
Private-Information Best-Shot Group Contests

MARK R. JOHNSON
A. B. FREEMAN SCHOOL/TULANE UNIVERSITY
An Algebraic Perspective on Networks

EDWARD SCHLEE ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY HECTOR CHADE, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Coverage Denied: Excluding Bad Risks, Inefficiency,
and Pooling in Insurance


11:15/12:45     PARALLEL SESSIONS E



E3
Savery 168     SOCIAL CHOICE 2: ELECTIONS UNDER UNCERTAINTY
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: MARIA E. GALLEGO

JEAN GUILLAUME FORAND UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO JOHN DUGGAN, UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
Markovian Elections

NORMAN SCHOFIELD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS

The Probability of a Fit Choice

MARIA E. GALLEGO

WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY

Modelling the US elections when differences across states matter

E4
HUB 106     PUBLIC INVESTMENT, TAX PROGRESSIVITY, AND INEQUALITY
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: KAZUO MINO

KAZUO MINO KYOTO UNIVERSITY

DAISUKE AMANO, OTARU UNIVERSITY OF COMMERCE JUN-CHI ITAYA, HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY
Progressive Taxation and Income Distribution
in a Growing Economy with Variable Labor Supply

STEPHEN TURNOVSKY UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MURAT KOYUNCU, BOGAZICI UNIVERSITY
Growth and income inequality under progressive taxation

DAVID C. KLENERT
POTSDAM INSTITUTE FOR CLIMATE IMPACT RESEARCH LINUS MATTAUCH
MERCATOR RESEARCH INSTITUTE ON GLOBAL
COMMONS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

How infrastructure can reduce inequality


11:15/12:45    PARALLEL SESSIONS E



E5
HUB 145    MACRODYNAMICS: INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: AKM MORSHED

YU-NING HWANG

NATIONAL CHENGCHI UNIVERSITY

Macroeconomic Implications of Debt Policy in a
Small Open Economy

AKM MORSHED SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY SOKCHEA LIM, JOHN CAROLL UNIVERSITY
Fiscal policy in a small open economy with cross-border labor mobility

ORHAN TORUL

BOGAZICI UNIVERSITY

Transatlantic Differences in Taxation, Redistribution and
Provision of Public Goods: How Fair is Inequality?

E6
HUB 214    TAX EVASION 1
(2nd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: UNAL ZENGINOBUZ PHILIPP MEYER-BRAUNS
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR TAX LAW AND PUBLIC FINANCE

Financial contracting with tax evaders

ANDRE´

SEIDE TU-DRESDEN

MARCEL THUM, TU-DRESDEN

Market Entry, Corruption and Tax Evasion

UNAL ZENGINOBUZ BOGAZICI UNIVERSITY FATOS GOKSEN, KOC UNIVERSITY
Citizens' Perception on Taxation in Turkey and Tax Morale: Evidence From a Nationwide Survey


11:15/12:45     PARALLEL SESSIONS E



E7
Savery 156     REGULATION
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: BENJAMIN M. MARX




SYLVAIN HOURS
LAMETA UNIVERSITY MONTPELLIER
Regulating potentially harmful innovations under uncertainty and irreversibility



TAPAS KUNDU UNIVERSITY OF TROMSØ TORE NILSSEN, UNIVERSITY OF OSLO
Procurement versus permits in rent-seeking bureaucracies




BENJAMIN M. MARX

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Regulatory hurdles and growth of charitable organizations:
evidence from a dynamic bunching design



E8
Savery 410     NETWORKS AND SIGNALLING
(4th Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: NIZAR ALLOUCH




NIZAR ALLOUCH QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON MAIA KING, QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Policy reform in networks



GUIDO MARETTO NOVA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS ANDREA SIRI, NOVA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Dual track sell-out: a case of signaling combination




PHILIPP DENTER
UNIVERSITY OF ST. GALLEN

Do Polls Create Momentum in Political Competition?


11:15/12:45    PARALLEL SESSIONS E


E9
HUB 250    HUMAN CAPITAL AND LABOR MARKETS
(2nd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: DANIELE COEN-PIRANI


DANIELE COEN-PIRANI
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
Human capital accumulation in a federation


LEI FANG FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA

JUN NIE, FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF KANSAS CITY

Human Capital Dynamics and the U.S. Labor Market


ANDREAS BASTGEN LMU MUNICH

CHRISTIAN HOLZNER, IFO INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Employment protection and the market for innovations



E10
HUB 238    MECHANISM DESIGN 2
(2nd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: DUK GYOO KIM


DUK GYOO KIM
CORNELL UNIVERSITY
An efficient public announcement mechanism


SHUHEI MORIMOTO
JSPS RESEARCH FELLOW, KOBE UNIVERSITY
Strategy-proofness, efficiency, and the core in matching problems with transfers


HIKARU KONDO
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, OSAKA UNIVERSITY

SHIGEHIRO SERIZAWA
INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH OSAKA UNIVERSITY

Notions of anonymity for object assignment: impossibility theorems


14:30/16:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS F



F1
HUB 106     GOVERNMENTS AND POLICY
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: DAVID BOSTASHVILI


WILLEM SAS CENTER FOR ECONOMIC STUDIES, KULEUVEN
Soft budget constraints in a federation: the effect of regional affiliation


QINPING FENG UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Political economy of state-level immigration policy


FABIEN PRIEUR SUPAGRO
RAOUF BOUCEKKINE, AIX MARSEILLE UNIVERSITE´
KLARIZZE PUZON, UNIVERSITY OF MONTPELLIER I
On the timing of political regime changes in Arab countries


DAVID BOSTASHVILI UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
Election Times Are Different: Bureaucratic Institutions and Political
Budget Cycles in American State Governments



F2
HUB 145     TAX COORDINATION AND COMPETITION
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: JOHN D. WILSON


YUTAO HAN UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG
Who benefits from partial tax coordination?


MARTIN ALTEMEYER-BARTSCHER
HALLE INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH
Fiscal equalization, tax salience, and tax competition


JOHN D. WILSON MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Competitive nonlinear income taxation revisited


ZARKO Y. KALAMOV TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITA¨ T BERLIN Tax competition as an automatic stabilizer under imperfect capital markets


14:30/16:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS F



F3
Savery 410    MACROECONOMICS AND BANKING
(4th Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: OKSANA LEUKHINA

OKSANA LEUKHINA UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Imperfect Information Transmission from Banks to Investors: Real Implications

JAKOB EBERL
CENTER FOR ECONOMIC STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH CHRISTOPHER WEBER
CENTER FOR ECONOMIC STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
ECB collateral criteria: a narrative database 2001-2013

CHRISTOPHER WEBER
CENTER FOR ECONOMIC STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH JAKOB EBERL
CENTER FOR ECONOMIC STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Quality effects of ECB collateral policy

DE´ SIRE´ E I. CHRISTOFZIK UNIVERSITY OF SIEGEN SEBASTIAN G. KESSING, UNIVERSITY OF SIEGEN
Fiscal supervision and the soft budget constraint: Evidence from Germany

F4
Savery 168    SOCIAL SECURITY AND ITS REFORM
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: MICHAEL DOTSEY

MICHAEL DOTSEY, FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF PHILADELPHIA WENLI LI, FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF PHILADELPHIA
Home Production and Social Security Reform

YANG JIANG, UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN
Social annuitization in an adverse selection economy:
uniform or proportional contribution rate?

SCOTT FINDLEY, UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY FRANK N. CALIENDO, UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY
Time-Inconsistent Preferences and the Mandatory Saving
Role of Social Security

XUE WEN, IMT INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES LUCCA
Social Security in a Two-Country Model with Myopic Agents


14:30/16:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS F


F5
Savery 158    ECONOMIC GROWTH
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: XAVIER RAURICH

SHOTA FUJISHIMA UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO DAISUKE OYAMA, UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
Equilibrium Dynamics in a Model of Growth and Spatial
Agglomeration

XAVIER RAURICH UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA
JAIME ALONSO CARRERA, UNIVERSITY OF VIGO, SPAIN
Labor mobility, structural change and economic growth

CHIENYU HUANG
SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMICS LEI JI, SCIENCESPO OFCE AND SKEMA BUSINESS SCHOOL
JUIN-JEN CHANG, INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS, ACADEMIA SINICA
Cash-In-Advance Constraints in a Schumpeterian Growth
Model with an Endogenous Market Structure

KIZUKU TAKAO
INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL ECONOMIC RESEARCH, OSAKA UNIVERSITY
Dynamic effects of anticipated and temporary tax changes in a R&D-Based growth model

F6
HUB 214    GAME THEORY 2
(2nd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: CHENG-ZHONG QIN

ALISON WATTS, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Two ways to auction off an uncertain good: an application of radio spectrum sharing

PARIMAL BAG NUS, SINGAPORE BIBHAS SAHA, DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Let's Fix and Gamble: A Skeptical View of Bookmaker

YANN BRAOUEZEC, IESEG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Public vs Private Insurer: Optimal Segmentation Policy in
Complete Information with Transaction Costs

CHENG-ZHONG QIN
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SANTA BARBARA
Unifying Solutions to the Bargaining Problem


14:30/16:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS F



F7
HUB 238     MARKET STRUCTURE AND PRICING 1
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: OKSANA LOGINOVA

KEIZO MIZUNO, KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY NORIAKI MATSUSHIMA, ISER - OSAKA UNIVERSITY
Competition for access provision: infrastructure upgrades with spillovers

PHILIP USHCHEV
NATIONAL RESEARCH U. HIGHER SCHOOL OF ECON. MATHIEU PARENTI, CORE
JACQUES-FRANOIS THISSE, CORE, UCL, HSE, CEPR
Toward a theory of monopolistic competition

AYCA KAYA, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI KYUNGMIN KIM, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
Trading Dynamics in the Market for Lemons

OKSANA LOGINOVA, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA
Advance Selling and Competition

F8
Savery 168     TOPICS IN MACROECONOMICS 2
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: FRANCISCO ALVAREZ-CUADRADO

SOLMAZ MOSLEHI MONASH UNIVERSITY
Structural Change and the Rise and Fall of Marital Unions

CHENG YI-LING TUNGHAI UNIVERSITY CHANG JUIN-JEN, ACADEMIA SINICA
Quality of Intermediate Goods: The Growth and
Welfare Implications

FRANCISCO ALVAREZ-CUADRADO  MCGILL UNIVERSITY
Trickle-down consumption, financial development, inequality and indebtedness

TARISHI MATSUOKA TOKYO METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY YASUHIRO NAKAMOTO, KYUSYU SANGYO UNIVERSITY
Incomplete Deposit Contracts, Banking crises and
Monetary Policy


14:30/16:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS F



F9
HUB 250    ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS 1
(2nd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: SIMONE MORICONI

MARIA KAMRAN THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
On the complementarity of pollution and population control in developing countries

AGUSTIN PEREZ-BARAHONA
INRA AND ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, FRANCE
Environmental Pollution and Biodiversity: Light Pollution and
Sea Turtles in the Caribbean

NORIMICHI MATSUEDA, KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY HIROAKI INO, KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY
A curse of low-valued recycling

SIMONE MORICONI UNIVERSITA`

CATTOLICA DI MILANO
ANASTASIA LITINA, UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG SKERDILAJDA ZANAJ, UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG
The Cultural Transmission of Environmental Preferences: Evidence from International Migration

F10
Savery 156    OPTIMAL TAXATION 2
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: ETIENNE LEHMANN

ETIENNE LEHMANN
CRED - UNIVERSITY PANTHEON ASSAS AND CREST
LAURENCE JACQUET
THEMA - UNIVERSITE´
DE CERGY-PONTOISE
Optimal nonlinear income taxation with multidimensional types: the Case with heterogeneous behavioral responses

SHIGEO MORITA
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, OSAKA UNIVERSITY
Optimal income taxation without commitment: policy implication of durable goods

CHRISTINE HO, SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY
Optimal disability insurance with informal child care

YULIA PARAMONOVA, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
The Optimal Information Reporting and Tax Audit Policy



Sunday 13th July







8:00/8:30    REGISTRATION



REGISTRATION DESK OPEN (2nd Floor)    OUTSIDE HUB 250



8:30/10:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS G



10:30/10:45    REFRESHMENT BREAK



10:45/11:45    PLENARY SESSION




SESSION CHAIR: CUONG LE VAN




YVES ZENOU STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY
Key Players



11:45/14:30    LUNCH



14:30/16:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS H


8:30/10:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS G



G1
HUB 106    INFORMATION AND NETWORKS
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: VINCENT VANNETELBOSCH

HANNU SALONEN, UNIVERSITY OF TURKU
Reciprocal equilibria in link formation games

XU TAN, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SONGZI DU, SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
Segregation, homophily and bridges:
a network formation model

NICOLE TABASSO, UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
Diffusion of competing information

EMERSON MELO CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Imperfect price competition in networks

G2
HUB 145    PUBLIC GOODS AND HETEROGENIETY
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: LUNA BELLANI

LUC CHAMPARNAUD, EQUIPPE LILLE 3
AMANDINE GHINTRAN, EQUIPPE FREDERIC JOUNEAU, GATE
Festival games: theory and application

ENLINSON MATTOS
SA˜ O PAULO SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS PAULO ARVATE, EAESP - FGV
FABIANA ROCHA
UNIVERSITY OF SA˜ O PAULO - ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT
Intergovernmental grants and local public spending in
Brazilian Municipalities

LUNA BELLANI, UNIVERSITY OF KONSTANZ FRANCESCO SCERVINI, UNIVERSITY OF TURIN
Heterogeneous preferences and public goods provision

HIROAKI SAKAMOTO WASEDA UNIVERSITY Public bads, heterogeneous beliefs, and the value of information


8:30/10:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS G



G3
Savery 168     SOCIAL CHOICE 3
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: JOHN DUGGAN

JOA˜ O VARANDAS AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY AND AMSE
Single or multiple rationales to choice behavior:
does it make a difference?

INDRANIL CHAKRABORTY
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Screening and Inefficiency in Auctions with Risk Averse Bidders

JOHN DUGGAN, UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER HUN CHUNG, UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
Directional Equilibria

OSCAR VOLIJ BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY MUHAMMAD MAHAJNE, BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY SHMUEL NITZAN, BAR ILAN UNIVERSITY
Level r consensus and stable social choice

G4
HUB 214     TOPICS IN MACROECONOMICS 3
(2nd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: SHIGEKI KUNIEDA

GONCALO MONTEIRO, UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO ROLANDO A. ESCOBAR, UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO
Government policy and human capital accumulation in the presence of excludable and non-excludable public inputs

MEHMET O¨ ZER
BILKENT UNIVERSITY & CAPITAL MKT. BOARD OF TURKEY
Subsistence or Survival: An Endogenous Growth Model

SHIGEKI KUNIEDA, HITOTSUBASHI UNIVERSITY
Rare disasters and fiscal policy: Bohn meets Barro in Japan

ANNA SVIRINA
KAZAN NATIONAL RESEARCH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY ELENA PARFENOVA
KAZAN NATIONAL RESEARCH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY ELENA SHURKINA
KAZAN NATIONAL RESEARCH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
The nature of business cycles: a theoretical approach


8:30/10:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS G



G5
HUB 238    TAX EVASION 2
(2nd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: MELANIE STEINHOFF

MATTHEW RABLEN, BRUNEL UNIVERSITY MATTHEW GOULD, BRUNEL UNIVERSITY
Incentivised offshore voluntary disclosure schemes: An analysis

MARK D PHILLIPS, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Audit selection vs. audit effectiveness: taxpayer and tax agency strategies in the presence of imperfect detection

MELANIE STEINHOFF, UNIVERSITY OF MUENSTER
A model of risky tax avoidance and management incentives

SUNGHOON HONG KIPF
Strategic Treaty Shopping

G6
HUB 332    TAX INCIDENCE AND FISCAL COMPETITION
(3rd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: FLORIAN MORATH

ANDREA SCHNEIDER UNIVERSITY OF MU¨ NSTER JOHANNES BECKER, UNIVERSITY OF MU¨ NSTER RONALD B. DAVIES, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
Sequential policy choices and the missing response to reform

TROY SCOTT, RTI INTERNATIONAL
The Economic Efficiency of Progressive Taxation

DAEYONG LEE
PEKING UNIVERSITY HSBC BUSINESS SCHOOL
Dividend taxation and household dividend portfolio decisions: evidence from the 2003 jobs and growth tax relief reconciliation act

FLORIAN MORATH, MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR TAX LAW AND PUBLIC FINANCE
The taxation of bilateral trade with endogenous information


8:30/10:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS G



G7
HUB 334     MARKET STRUCTURE AND PRICING 2
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: ROBERT DRISKILL

FELIPE ZURITA
PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATO´ LICA DE CHILE BERNARDITA VIAL
PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATO´ LICA DE CHILE
Entrants' reputation and industry dynamics

AMEDEO PIOLATTO, BARCELONA ECONOMICS INSTITUTE ANDREA MANTOVANI, UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA
Booking with discount: welfare effects of
(web) social aggregators

ZHIHONG DONG, SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY
Price dispersion, search frictions and signaling quality through prices

ROBERT DRISKILL, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY Monopoly and oligopoly supply of a good with dynamic network externalities

G8
HUB 337     EXTERNALITIES
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: MASSIMILIANO FERRARESI

MASSIMILIANO FERRARESI, UNIVERSITY OF FERRARA LEONZIO RIZZO, UNIVERSITY OF FERRARA
Local infrastructures and externalities: does the size matter?

STEVEN SLUTSKY, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA JONATHAN HAMILTON, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Optimal Regulation of Accident Externalities

ILIAS BOULTZIS AUEB
Interdependency among lobbyists: Truthful equilibria in common agency games with externalities

RONALD WENDNER, UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ OLOF JOHANSSON-STENMAN
UNIVERSITY OF GOTHENBURG
A Veblenian externality, economic growth, and corrective taxation


8:30/10:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS G



G9
HUB 340     ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: LYDIA BLASCHTSCHAK

LYDIA BLASCHTSCHAK, TU BERLIN KARL ZIMMERMANN, TU BERLIN
Subsidizing Green Energy Supply under Capital Mobility and Endogenous Resource Supply

KARL ZIMMERMANN TU BERLIN
HENDRIK RITTER, UNIVERSITY OF MAGDEBURG
Time Consistency Aspects of non-cooperative Carbon
Taxation with n Countries

MASAKO IKEFUJI, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN DENMARK YOSHIYASU ONO, ISER - OSAKA UNIVERSITY Environmental policy in a stagnant economy

NGUYEN THANG DAO, MERCATOR RESEARCH INSTITUTE ON GLOBAL COMMONS AND CLIMATE CHANGE
On the fiscal strategies of escaping poverty-environment traps (and) towards sustainable growth

G10
Savery 158     CONTESTS
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: LUIS CORCHON

CARMEN BEVIA, UNIVERSIDAD AUTO´ NOMA DE BARCELONA LUIS CORCHON, UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID Dominant strategy Implementation in Contests

MIKHAIL DRUGOV, UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID DMITRY RYVKIN, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
Biased contests for symmetric players

MAGNUS HOFFMANN, UNIVERSITY OF ST. GALLEN Multiple Rounds and Endogenous Timing in Endogenous Prize Contests with Asymmetric Valuation

LUIS CORCHON, UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID MARCO SERENA, UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID Properties of Contests (if any)


14:30/16:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS H



H1
HUB 106    UTILITY AND GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: CUONG LE VAN

LINDA WELLING
DEPT OF ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA ELISABETH GUGL
DEPT. OF ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA
Transferable utility and (in)efficiency in intertemporal bargaining in marriage: interaction of divorce laws
and prenuptial agreements

HIROKI NISHIMURA, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE JOHN QUAH, OXFORD UNIVERSITY
EFE OK, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
A Unified Approach to Revealed Preference Theory: The Case for Rational Choice

THAI HA HUY, UNIVERSITY OF EVRY-VAL-D'ESSONNE CUONG LE VAN CNRS, IPAG, VCREME
MANH-HUNG NGUYEN, INRA TOULOUSE
Arbitrage and asset market equilibrium in infinite dimensional economies with short-selling and risk-averse expected utilities

KAZUMURA TOMOYA OSAKA UNIVERSITY SERIZAWA SHIGEHIRO, OSAKA UNIVERSITY
An impossibility of allocating objects among agents with non-quasi-linear preferences

H2
HUB 145    POLITICS AND POLICY
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: DANIEL STONE

DANIEL STONE, BOWDOIN COLLEGE
Fox News and political knowledge

JOON SONG SUNGYUNKWAN (SKK) UNIVERSITY DAVID REINSTEIN, UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX
Listen to the market, hear the best policy decision, but don't always choose it

LIN ZHANG WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS
A positive theory of income taxation: does parliamentary structure matter?


14:30/16:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS H



H3
HUB 214     SOCIAL CHOICE 4: INEQUALITY, UTILITARIANISM,
(2nd Floor)     AND PARADOX
SESSION CHAIR: MARCUS PIVATO

NICOLAS GRAVEL
AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY & GREQAM BRICE MAGDALOU
UNIVERSITE´
DE MONTPELLIER 1 & LAMETA
PATRICK MOYES, UNIVERSITE´
DE BORDEAUX
Ranking distributions of an ordinal attribute

MARCUS PIVATO,TRENT UNIVERSITY
Statistical Utilitarianism

MAREK KAMINSKI, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
How Strong are Soccer Teams?
‘Host Paradox' in FIFA's ranking.

H4
Savery 158     MACROECONOMICS:  NATIONAL ISSUES
(1st Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: YANG TANG

YONG LIU WUHAN UNIVERSITY
YOUZONG XU, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS
Stability of China's Macro-Financial System

TETYANA DUBOVYK KYIV SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Macroeconomic aspects of Italian pension reforms of 1990s

YANG TANG NANYANG, TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY CARLOS GARRIGA
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS
PING WANG, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS Rural-urban migration, structural change and housing price hike in China

EVA MORENO GALBIS GRANEM, CREST LAURA HOSPIDO, BANK OF SPAIN
The Spanish Productivity Puzzle in the Great Recession


14:30/16:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS H



H5
Savery 168    TOPICS IN GROWTH
(1st Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: FAUSTO GOZZI

AMER TABAKOVIC UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG ANDREAS IRMEN, UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG
Endogenous capital and labor-augmenting technical change in the neoclassical growth model

YUNFANG HU KOBE UNIVERSITY
Trade Patterns and Growth Paths

YOICHI GOKAN
FACULTY OF ECONOMICS, RITSUMEIKAN UNIVERSITY
What kindred factors exert opposing influences on the speed of convergence?

BENTENG ZOU CREA, UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG LUCA MARCHIORI, CENTRAL BANK OF LUXEMBOURG PATRICE PIERETTI, UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG
Immigration, occupational choice and public employment

H6
HUB 332    HEALTH ECONOMICS AND WELFARE
(3rd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: DAVID BECKER

SEAN EDWARD SLACK, UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS DAVID ULPH
UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS AND DIRECTOR SIRE
Optimal Universal and Categorical Benefit Provision: Classification Errors and Social Welfare

JUERGEN JUNG, TOWSON UNIVERSITY
CHUNG TRAN, AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Market Inefficiency, Insurance Mandate and Welfare: U.S. Health Care Reform 2010

DAVID BECKER, UNIVERSITY OF MANNHEIM
ALEXANDRA NIESSEN-RUENZI, UNIVERSITY OF MANNHEIM MARTIN WEBER, UNIVERSITY OF MANNHEIM
To pay or not to pay: Evidence from whole blood donations in Germany


14:30/16:30     PARALLEL SESSIONS H



H7
HUB 334     OPTIMAL TAXATION 3
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: SEBASTIAN G. KESSING

SEBASTIAN G. KESSING, UNIVERSITY OF SIEGEN VILEN LIPATOV, GOETHE UNIVERSITY FRANKFURT MALTE ZOUBEK, UNIVERSITY OF SIEGEN
Optimal taxation under regional inequality

AART GERRITSEN, MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR TAX LAW AND PUBLIC FINANCE
Optimal taxation when people do not maximize well-being

EVANGELOS DIOIKITOPOULOS, BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON SUGATA GHOSH, BRUNEL UNIVERSITY
EUGENIA VELLA, EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITURE
Technological Progress, Time Perception, Environmental
Quality and Optimal Taxation

SAROLTA LACZO, IAE-CSIC AND BARCELONA GSE RAFFAELE ROSSI, LANCASTER UNIVERSITY
Time-Consistent Consumption Taxation

H8
HUB 337     ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS 2
(3rd Floor)     SESSION CHAIR: NIGAR HASHIMZADE

NIGAR HASHIMZADE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY GARETH D MYLES
UNIVERSITY OF EXETER, INSTITUTE FOR FISCAL STUDIES
The Pricing and welfare consequences of corporate environmental contributions

YI LI, SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY
Market competition and abatement technology diffusion under environmental liability law

DAPENG CAI, NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
North - south negotiations on emission reductions:
a bargaining approach

LUISITO BERTINELLI, UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG ERIC STROBL, ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE
Hurricane Damage Risk in Caribbean Islands: An Analysis using Synthetic Hurricane Events and Nightlight Imagery


14:30/16:30    PARALLEL SESSIONS H



H9
HUB 340    URBAN ECONOMICS
(3rd Floor)    SESSION CHAIR: VERA IVANOVA




FABIEN MOIZEAU CREM, UNIVERSITY OF RENNES 1
Dynamics of social norms in the city




VERA IVANOVA NRU HIGHER SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Spatial interaction of Russian cities: an empirical study




PASCAL MOSSAY, UNIVERSITY OF READING
Existence and uniqueness of equilibrium for a spatial model of social interactions




MARTIN BESFAMILLE, INSTITUTO DE ECONOM´IA, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATO´ LICA DE CHILE
ANDRE´ S BELLOFATTO, TEPPER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
Regional state capacity and the optimal degree of fiscal decentralization