VENUE:  National Bank of Hungary
PROGRAM CHAIR: Prof. Ákos Valentinyi


Thursday 12 November 2009

9:00 -  9:10     Welcome

9:10 - 10:40   Session I

Frederic Malherbe (Université Libre de Bruxelles): Self-fulfilling Liquidity Dry-ups

Oren Levintal (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): The Real Effects of Banking Shocks: Evidence from OECD Countries

10:40 -11:00    Coffee Break

11:00 -12:30   Session II

Alessandro Mennuni (University of Southampton): Optimal Fiscal Policy over the Business Cycle with Productive Government Infrastructures

Stefano Grassi (Universita degli Studi di Roma „Tor Vergata”) Global, Regional and Country Factors for the World Economy: A Dynamic Factor Approach

12:30 - 13:30   Lunch

13:30 - 15:45   Session III

Enrique Moral-Benito (CEMFI): Panel Growth Regressions with General Predetermined Variables: Likelihood-Based Estimation and Bayesian Averaging

Peter Nilsson (Uppsala University): The Long-term Effects of Early Childhood Lead Exposure: Evidence from Sharp Changes in Local Air Lead Levels Induced by the Phase-out of Leaded Gasoline

Nick Vikander (University of Rotterdam): Targeted Advertising and Social Status

15:45 - 16:15   Coffee Break

16:15 - 18:30   Session IV

Erik Mohlin (Stockholm School of Economics): Evolution of Theories of Mind in Strategic Interaction

Johannes Abeler (University of Bonn): Reference Points and Effort Provision

Monika Mrazova (Oxford University): Trade Negotiations When Market Access Matters

Friday 13 November 2009

9:00-10:30 Session V

Ramiro de Elejalde (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid): Local Entry Decisions in the US Banking Industry

Sebastian Koehne (University of Mannheim): The First-Order Approach to Moral Hazard Problems with Hidden Saving

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Session VI

Fernando Aragon (London School of Economics): The Blessing of Natural Resources: Evidence from a Peruvian Gold Mine

David Yanagizawa (Stockholm University): Propaganda and Conflict: Theory and Evidence From the Rwandan Genocide

12:30-13:30    Lunch

13:30-15:45    Session VII

Yuliya Rychalovska (CERGE-EI Charles University): The Implications of Sectoral Heterogeneity for Monetary Policy and Welfare in a Small Open Economy: A Linear Quadratic Framework

Arturo Ormeno (Universitat Pompeu Fabra): Inflation Expectations, Learning and DGSE Model Estimation

Nicolas Roys (Paris School of Economics): Estimating Labor Market Rigidities with Heterogeneous Firms

15:45-16:15    Coffee Break

16:15-17:45    Session IV

Moritz Kuhn (University of Mannheim) Recursive Equilibria in an Aiyagari Style Economy with Permanent Income Shocks

Dotan Persitz (Tel Aviv University): Power in the Heterogeneous Connections Model: The Emergence of Core-Periphery Networks

17:45 - 18:45   Regional Consultants Meeting           

 Last update: November 18, 2009