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Warwick Economics PhD Conference 2018

Warwick Economics PhD Conference

02

May

Registration and Welcome


Location: S2.79


Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

02

May

Session 1 - Applied Economics I

Divya Singh (Columbia) - Merging to dodge taxes? Unexpected effects of VAT adoption in India (Discussant: Andrei Osadci)
Runjing Lu (UCSD) - The effects of symbolic awards at work: a regression discontinuity design (Discussant: Eric Melander)

Location: S2.79


Time: 11:30 - 13:00
Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

02

May

Lunch - Bar Fusion


Location: Bar Fusion


Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

02

May

Session 2 - Development Economics

Serena Cocciolo (IIES Stockholm) - Community-driven development and the value of participation: experimental evidence from Bangladesh (Discussant: Muhammad Haseeb)
Muly San (NYU) - The effects of labor scarcity on the rate and direction of technical change: evidence from a natural experiment (Discussant: Xuan Fei)

Location: S2.79


Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

02

May

Coffee Break


Location: S2.77


Time: 16:00 - 16:30
Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

02

May

Session 3 - Economics Theory

Shuo Liu (Zurich) - Monotone equilibria in signalling games (Discussant: Irina Kholodenko)
Daniel Habermacher (Warwick) - Information aggregation in multidimensional cheap talk (Discussant: Shuo Liu)

Location: S2.79


Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

02

May

Break


Location: S2.77


Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

02

May

Conference Dinner - Scarman Conference Centre



Time: 19:00
Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

03

May

Session 4 - Macroeconomics

Sarah Quincy (UC Davis) - Loan for the little fellow: Credit crisis and recovery in the great depression (Discussant: Myriam Marending)
Leslie Sheng Shen (UC Berkeley) - Global banking, private credit and aggregate implications (Discussant: Ricardo Lima)

Location: S2.79


Time: 09:00 - 10:30
Date: Thursday 3 May 2018

03

May

Poster Session - PhD Common Room

Location: S2.132 and S2.127


Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Date: Thursday 3 May 2018

03

May

Lunch - Bar Fusion


Location: Bar Fusion


Time: 12:00 - 13:30
Date: Thursday 3 May 2018

03

May

Session 5 - Applied Economics II

Marc Witte (Oxford) - Job referrals and strategic network formation: experimental evidence from urban neighborhoods in Ethiopia (Discussant: Bhanu Gupta)
Has Van Vlokhaven (IESS Stockholm) - Diffusion of ideas and network linkages (Discussant: Marc Witte)

Location: S2.79


Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Date: Thursday 3 May 2018

03

May

Coffee Break


Location: S2.77


Time: 15:00 - 15:30
Date: Thursday 3 May 2018

03

May

Session 6 - Public and Political Economy

Junze Sun (Amsterdam) - Elections under endogenous media consumption (Discussant: Federico Trombetta)
Ravi Somani (UCL) - The public-private wage premium and bureaucrat selection (Discussant: Junze Sun)

Location: S2.79


Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Date: Thursday 3 May 2018

03

May

Conference Close


Location: S2.79


Time: 17:00
Date: Thursday 3 May 2018

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