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Thursday 8 June


10.30 - 12.00 Session 1: Developing Countries

Notching R&D Investment with Corporate Income Tax Cuts in China
Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato (Duke University) joint with Zhao Chen (Fudan University), Zhikuo Liu (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics) and Daniel Yi Xu (Duke University)
Can Audits Backfire? Evidence from Public Procurement in Chile
Dina Pomeranz (University of Zurich and CEPR) joint with Mario P. Gerardino (Inter-American Development Bank), Stephan Litschig (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies) and Benjamin Olken (MIT and CEPR)
13.00 - 14.30 Session 2: Empirical Tax Studies
Does Self-Employment Respond to Simpler Fiscal Incentives? Evidence from France
Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard University and CEPR) joint with Philippe Aghion (London School of Economics and CEPR), Ufuk Akcigit (University of Chicago and CEPR), and Mathieu Lequien (ENSAE, Ecole Polytechnique)
Tuomas Kosonen (The Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki) joint with Youssef Benzarti and Dorian Carloni (both (University of California, Berkeley) and Jarkko Harju (VATT Institute for Economic Research)
15.00 - 16.30 Session 3: Wealth Inequality
Wealth Taxation and Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Denmark, 1980-2014
Henrik Kleven (London School of Economics and CEPR) joint with Katrine Jakobsen (Stanford University), Kristian Jakobsen (Copenhagen Business School) and Gabriel Zucman (London School of Economics and CEPR)
Jonathan Goupille-Lebret (Paris School of Economics) joint with Bertrand Garbinti (CREST, Banque de France) and Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics and CEPR)
17.00 - 18.30 Session 4: Social Insurance
Education and Earning Risk
Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago and CEPR)
Risk-based Selection into Unemployment Insurance: Evidence and Implications
Johannes Spinnewijn (London School of Economics and CEPR) joint with Camille Landais (London School of Economics and CEPR), Arash Nekoei (Stockholm University and CEPR), Peter Nilsson (Stockholm University) and David Seim (Stockholm University and CEPR)

Friday 9 June

09.00 - 10.30 Session 5: Optimal Tax Theory
Florian Scheuer (University of Zurich and CEPR) joint with Iván Werning (MIT)
Dominik Sachs (European University Institute and CEPR) joint with Aleh Tsyvinski (Yale University and CEPR), and Nicolas Werquin (Toulouse School of Economics)
11.00 - 12.30 Session 6: Information and Beliefs
Andreas Peichl (CESifo and LMU Munich) joint with Mathias Dolls, Philipp Dörrenberg and Holger Stichnoth (all ZEW, University of Mannheim)
Belief in Hard Work and Altruism: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment
Sule Alan (University of Essex) joint with Seda Ertac (Koc University)
13.30 - 15.00 Session 7: Labour Markets
How Substitutable Are Workers? Evidence from Worker Deaths
Simon Jäger (Institute on Behavior and Inequality)
Claus Kreiner (University of Copenhagen and CEPR) joint with Daniel Reck (University of California, Berkeley), and Peer Ebbesen Skov (Auckland University of Technology)