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ERINN Annual Conference 2021

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ERINN Annual Conference 2021

Economic Research on Identity, Norms, and Narratives (ERINN)

Governing board members of ERINN: Sharun Mukand and Robert Akerlof, CAGE Culture, Behaviour and Development Theme Leaders.

If you are interested in attending the conference, please register here.

ERINN Annual Conference 2020/2021

 APRIL 15-16, 2021

10:00 - 14:35 US East Coast Time
15:00 - 19:35 UK Time

April 15

10:00 Welcome: Rachel Kranton

Session 1 chair (10:05 - 11:15): Roland Benabou

10:05 -10:40 “On the Joint Evolution of Culture and Institutions,” Alberto Bisin, NYU

10:40-11:15 “Natural resources and the salience of ethnic identities,” Victoire Girard, Nova SBE

10-minute break

Session 2 chair (11.25 - 13:10) : Moses Shayo

11:25 -12:00 “Does Identity Affect Labor Supply?,” Suanna Oh, Paris School of Economics

12:00-12:35 “A Division of Laborers: Identity and Efficiency in India,” Guilhem Cassan, University of Namur

12:35-13:10 “Shifting punishment on minorities: experimental evidence of scapegoating,” Michal Bauer, CERGE-EI

15-minute break

Session 3 chair: (13:25-14:35): Paola Giuliano

13:25-14:00 “Participatory Theater Empowers Women: Evidence from India,” Karla Hoff, Columbia

14:00-14:35 “Narratives, Imperatives, and Moral Persuasion,” Roland Benabou, Princeton University

Day 1 ends

April 16

Session 1 chair (10:00 - 11:10): Yan Chen 

10:00-10:35 “Why Aren’t People Leaving “Janesville?”: Industry Persistence, Trade Shocks, and Mobility,” Mikhail Poyker, University of Nottingham

10:35-11:10 “Recoupling Economic and Social Progress,” Dennis Snower, University of Oxford

15-minute break

Session 2 chair (11:25 -13:10) Jean-Paul Carvalho

11:25-12:00 “Escaping the Climate Trap: Values, Technology, and Politics,” Torsten Persson, Stockholm University

12:00-12:35 “Lords and Vassals: Power, Patronage, and the Emergence of Inequality,” Robert Akerlof, University of Warwick

12:35-13:10 “Tolerance and Compromise in Social Networks,” Garance Genicot, Georgetown University

15-minute break

Session 3 chair (13:25 - 14:35): Sharun Mukand

13:25-14:00 “A Theory of Chosen Preferences,” Alejandro Martínez-Marquina Stanford University

14:00-14:35 “Racial Diversity, Electoral Preferences, and the Supply of Policy: the Great Migration and Civil Rights,” Marco Tabellini, Harvard Business School

Day 2 ends