PE 2018 Programme

CEPR Annual Public Economics Symposium 2018

21-22 June 2018

Venue: Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen,

Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1353 Copenhagen, Denmark

Programme (pdf)
 

Thursday, June 21, 2018 Venue: room 35.3.1 (CSS, building 35, 3rd. floor)

8:30-8:55

Registration and Coffee

9:00-9:40

Who Is Screened Out? Application Costs and the Targeting of Disability Programs, Manasi Deshpande (University of Chicago), Yue Li (University at Albany)

09:40-10:30

 

Tightening Disability Screening Or Reducing Disability Benefits? Evidence and Welfare Implications, Stefan Staubli (University of Calgary and CEPR), Andreas Haller (U Zurich) and Josef Zweimüller (U Zurich and CEPR)

10:20-10:40

Coffee Break

10:40-11:20

Time Discounting and Wealth Inequality, Søren Leth-Petersen (U of Copenhagen, CEBI and CEPR), Thomas Epper (U of Zurich), Ernst Fehr (U of Zurich and CEPR), Helga Fehr-Duda (U of Zurich), Claus Thustrup Kreiner (U of Copenhagen, CEBI and CEPR), David Dreyer Lassen (U of and CEBI) and Gregers Nytoft Rasmussen (U of Copenhagen and CEBI).

11:20-12:00

Capitalists in the 21st century, Owen Zidar (Princeton University), Matthew Smith (US Treasury Department), Danny Yagan (UC Berkeley and NBER), Eric Zwick (Chicago Booth and NBER)

12:00-13:15

Lunch

KEYNOTE LECTURES (All Thursday)
Venue: room Chr. Hansen Auditorium, (CSS, building 34)

13:15:14:15

Rising Inequality and the Changing Structure of Political Conflict, Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics and CEPR) SLIDES

14:15-14:30

Coffee Break

14:30-15:30

Social Preferences and the Support for Redistributive Politics, Ernst Fehr (University of Zurich and CEPR)

15:30-15:45

Coffee Break

15:45-16:45

Inequality: New Facts vs. Old Myths, Fatih Guvenen (University of Minnesota)

19:00

Dinner (RSVP only)

Friday, June 22, 2018 Venue: room 35.3.1 (CSS, building 35, 3rd. floor)

08:30-8:55

Arrival

9:00-9:40

The Distributional Effects of Trade: Theory and Evidence from the U.S., Xavier Jaravel (London School of Economics), Kirill Borusyak (Harvard University)

9:40-10:20

Taxing Hidden Wealth: The Consequences of U.S. Enforcement Initiatives on Evasive Foreign Accounts, Niels Johannesen (U of Copenhagen), Patrick Langetieg (Internal Revenue Service), Daniel Reck (London School of Economics), Max Risch (University of Michigan) and Joel Slemrod (University of Michigan)

10:20-10:40

Coffee Break

10:40-11:20

Should robots be taxed? Pedro Teles (Banco de Portugal, Catolica-Lisbon SBE, and CEPR), Joao Guerreiro (Northwestern University) and Sergio Rebelo (Northwestern University, NBER and CEPR)

11:20-12:00

The Price of a Vote, Julia Cagé (Sciences Po and CEPR), Yasmine Bekkouche (Paris School of Economics)

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-13:40

Marginal Jobs and Job Surplus: Evidence from Separations and Unemployment Insurance, Ben Schoefer (UC Berkeley), Josef Zweimuller (U Zurich and CEPR) & Simon Jaeger (MIT)

13:40-14:20

Employment and Welfare Effects of Short Time Work, Camille Landais (London School of Economics and CEPR) & Giulia Giupponi (London School of Economics)

14:20-14:40

Coffee Break

14:40-15:20

Unemployment Insurance Schemes and Consumption: Evidence from Brazil, Francois Gerard (Columbia University and CEPR), Joana Naritomi (London School of Economics and CEPR)

15:20-16:00

Taxation and Supply Chains: Evidence from Value-Added Taxes in West Bengal, Lucie Gadenne (Warwick University), Tushar Nandi (CSSS Calcutta) and Roland Rathelot (Warwick and CEPR)

Presenters are underlined and listed first. Each presenter has 40 minutes (including questions from the floor)

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