Program – 12th Edition, 2019

December 12th


8:50 – 9:00 WELCOME SPEECH Fabio Cesare Bagliano (University of Turin and CCA) Director of the “Vilfredo Pareto” Doctoral program in Economics

9:00 – 9:40 Maiting Zhuang (Paris School of Economics) Intergovernmental Conflict and Censorship: Evidence from China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Discussant: Juan S. Morales (CCA and University of Turin)

9:40 – 10:20  Leandro Navarro (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) Uncertainty in Global Sourcing: Learning, sequential offshoring, and selection patterns Discussant: Claudio Campanale (University of Turin)

10:20 – 11:00 Friederike Heiny (Humboldt University of Berlin) We value your privacy: Behavior-based pricing under endogenous privacy Discussant: Andrea Gallice (University of Turin and CCA)

11:00 – 11:20 COFFEE BREAK

11:20 – 12:00 Friederike Hertweck (Free University of Bolzano) Do students in larger cohorts perform worse at university? Evidence from a series of unusual policy reforms in Germany Discussant: Bernardo Fanfani (University of Turin)

12:00 – 13:00 KEYNOTE LECTURE Joan Llull (UAB) Labor Market Competition and the Assimilation of Immigrants

13:00 – 13:10 FLOOR DISCUSSION

13:10 – 14:10 LUNCH

14:10 – 14:50 Caterina Pavese (Ca Foscari University of Venice) Ability composition in the class and the school performance of immigrant students Discussant: Dalit Contini (University of Turin)

14:50 – 15:30 Andras Lengyel (University of Amsterdam) Demand shocks for public debt in the euro area Discussant: Raffaele Corvino (University of Turin)

15:30 – 15:50 COFFEE BREAK

15:50 – 16:30 José Dominguez (University of Padua) Gender Quotas and Task Assignment in Organizations Discussant: Matteo Migheli (University of Turin)

16:30 – 17:10  Jonathan Lehne (Paris School of Economics) Irrigation vs education: The long run effects of opium cultivation in British India Discussant: Pierluigi Conzo (University of Turin and CCA)

20:00 SOCIAL DINNER at La Piola del Forno Restaurant

December 13th

9:00 – 9:40  Annalí Casanueva-Artís (Paris School of Economics) Can chants in the street change Parliament’s tune? The effects of the 15M social movement on Spanish elections Discussant: Giovanni Mastrobuoni (University of Turin and CCA)

9:40 – 10:20 Laure Simon (European University Institute) Fiscal Stimulus and Skill Accumulation over the Life-Cycle Discussant: Francesca Parodi (University of Turin and CCA)

10:20 – 10:40 COFFEE BREAK

10:40 – 11:40 KEYNOTE LECTURE Paolo Ghirardato (University of Turin and CCA) Mixing with and without randomness

11:40 – 11:50 FLOOR DISCUSSION

11:50 – 12:30  Maurizio Malpede (Catholic University of Milan) The Dark Side of Batteries: Education, Fertility and Cobalt Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo Discussant: Maria Laura Di Tommaso (University of Turin and CCA)

12:30 – 13:10 Michela Boldrini (University of Bologna) Twice Losers: How the shadow of cheating affects tax behaviors and norms Discussant: Daniele Pennesi (University of Turin)

13:10 – 13:30 CONCLUDING REMARKS by Andrea Gallice (University of Turin and CCA) Coordinator of the “Vilfredo Pareto” Doctoral program in Economics

13:30 – 14:30 LUNCH

Info for presenters – Sessions only:

  • Presentation: ~25 minutes
  • Discussant feedbacks: ~10 minutes
  • Q&A: ~5 minutes
  • Please bring your PPT on a USB flash drive on the day of your presentation
  • Your paper will not be published and will be shared only with the discussant assigned to you
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