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CEPR Public Policy Symposium 2011

Hosted by
University of St Gallen, Zurich
Organisers: Christian Keuschnigg, Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez

27-28 May 2011

The following will be presented at this symposium. Please see the Programme for further details.

Friday 27th May

Talk 1: Alessandra Casella (Columbia University)
"Competitive equilibrium in Markets for Votes"

Talk 2: Christian Keuschnigg (University of St Gallen)
"Profit Taxation, Innovation and the Financing of Heterogeneous Firms"

Talk 3: Pascal Michaillat (LSE)
"Optimal Unemployment Insurance over the Business Cycle"

Talk 4: Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne and CEPR)
"Parental Leave and Mothers' Careers: The Relative Importance of Job Protection and Cash Benefits"

Talk 5: Gabriel Zucman (Paris School of Economics)
"The Missing Wealth of Nations: Evidence From Switzerland, 1914-2010"

Talk 6: Omer Moav (Hebrew University and Royal Holloway)
"The Early State: Malthusian Dynamics and Asymmetric Information"

Talk 7: Vincenzo Galasso (IGIER Università Bocconi)
"When the State Mirrors the Family: The Design of Pension Systems"

Talk 8: Kai Konrad (Max Planck Institute for Tax Law)
"Brothers in Arms - An Experiment on the Alliance Puzzle"

Talk 9: Amine Ouazad (London School of Economics, and CREST-INSEE)
"The Effect of Credit Standards on Urban and School Segregation"

Talk 10: Mirko Draca (LSE)
"Revolving Door Lobbyists"