CEPR Public Policy Symposium 2011
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"