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Thursday 19 May


10.30 - 12.30 Session 1

The Optimal Use of Government Purchases for Stabilization

*Pascal Michaillat (London School of Economics and CEPR) joint with Emmanuel Saez (University of California, Berkeley)

Optimal Student Financial Aid Policies and Parental Income

*Sebastian Findeisen (University of Mannheim) joint with Dominik Sachs (European University Institute)

13.00 - 14.30 Session 2

Knowledge of Future Job Loss and Implications for Unemployment Insurance

*Nathaniel Hendren (Harvard University)


Private provision of social insurance: drug-specific price elasticities and pricing in Medicare Part D

*Maria Polyakova (Stanford University) joint with Liran Einav (Stanford University) and Amy Finkelstein (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

15.00 - 16.30 Session 3

Teachers’ Pay for Performance in the Long-Run: The Dynamic Pattern of Treatment Effects on Students’ Educational and Labor Market Outcomes in Adulthood

*Victor Lavy (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and CEPR)


The Long-term Consequences of Teacher Discretion in Grading of High-stakes Tests

*Rebecca Diamond (Stanford University) joint with Petra Persson (Stanford University and CEPR)

17.00 - 18.30 Session 4

Cognitive and non-cognitive costs of daycare 0-2 for girls

*Giulio Zanella (University of Bologna) joint with Margherita Fort (University of Bologna) and Andrea Ichino (European University Institute and CEPR)


Inheritance and wealth inequality: Evidence from population registers

*Daniel Waldenström (Uppsala University, Paris School of Economics and CEPR) joint with Mikael Elinder (Uppsala University) and Oscar Erixson (Uppsala University)


Friday 20 May


09.00 - 10.30 Session 5

The Production of Information in an Online World

*Julia Cagé (Sciences Po, Paris) joint with Nicolas Hervé (Institut National de l'Audiovisuel – INA) and Marie-Luce Viaud (Institut National de l'Audiovisuel – INA)

Do disaster appeals reduce other donations? Evidence from the U.K.

*Sarah Smith (University of Bristol, IFS and CEPR) joint with Kimberley Scharf (University of Warwick and CEPR) and Mark Wilhelm (IUPUI)

11.00 - 12.30 Keynote Lecture: "Tax Reform in an Era of Budget Stress, Inequality and International Mobility"

Alan Auerbach (University of California, Berkeley)

14.00 - 15.30 Session 6

How to Delay Labor Market Exit and Pension Claiming? Financial Incentives with Defaults

*Rafael Lalive (HEC - University of Lausanne and CEPR) joint with Stefan Staubli (Stefan Staubli, University of Calgary and CEPR)

Heterogeneous Tax Sensitivity of Firm-level Investments

*Christian Keuschnigg (University of St Gallen and CEPR) joint with Peter Egger (ETH Zürich, KOF and CEPR) and Katharina Erhardt (ETH Zürich, KOF)