Conference Schedule

 

2019 Presentation Schedule

Friday, April 12, 9:00 – 11:50 AM                

Paper presentations 1A in Healy Hall 106        Session Chair: Prof. Robert Cumby

  • 9:00 - 9:40 ~ Maximilian Maydanchik (Georgetown University), “How the Great Recession Affected Enrollment in South Africa”
  • 9:40 - 10:20 ~ Jonas Knecht (University of Warwick), “An Analysis of Post-Brexit U.K.   Services Trade using Synthetic Control”
  • 10:20 - 11:00 ~ Margaret Underwood (Georgetown University), “Electing to Close the Gender Gap: The Impact of Female Legislators on Education Spending” 

Paper presentations 1B in Healy Hall 104        Session Chair: Prof. Olga Timoshenko

  • 9:00 - 9:40 ~ Afras Sial (Georgetown University), “Fair Play? State-Run Lotteries and Income Concentration in the United States”                
  • 9:40 - 10:20 ~ Darya Senkevich & Veranika Khilko (Stockholm School of Economics, Riga), “The Grass is Always Greener on the Global Side: Evidence from the Efficiency of Capital Allocation”
  • 10:20 - 10:30 ~ Break
  • 10:30 - 11:10 ~ Jiahang Zhang (Oberlin College), “Initial Coin Offerings: The Role of Subjective Information in Whitepapers”
  • 11:10 - 11:50 ~ Paul-Angelo dell’Isola (Columbia University), “The ‘Security Pacific Letter’: Estimating the causal effect of securitization on banks’ systemic exposure”

Friday, April 12, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Paper presentations 2A in Healy Hall 105            Session Chair: Prof. Marko Klasnja

  • 2:00 - 2:40 ~ Omar Espejel (University of London), “Fighting Corruption: The Corruption-Inequality Trap in Latin America”
  • 2:40 - 3:20 ~ Carles Aulés (Universitat Pompeu Fabra ), “Feeling Under the Weather? A propensity score approach of the effects of natural disasters on elections”
  • 3:20 - 4:00 ~ Sang Jun Chun (Georgetown University), “Perceptions of Electoral Fairness and Voting Behavior”

Paper presentations 2B in Healy Hall 103            Session Chair: Prof. Shareen Joshi

  • 2:00 - 2:40 ~ Keshar Shahi (NYU at Abu Dhabi), “Long Run Economic Outcomes of Ancient Nomadic Travel Routes in the Highlands of Asia”
  • 2:40 - 3:20 ~ Jacklyn Pi (Georgetown University), “The Long Term Effects of the Slave Trade on State Formation in Africa”
  • 3:20 - 4:00 ~ Harrison Mitchell (Macalester College), “The Effects of Conflict on Household Agricultural Investment in Nigeria”

Saturday, April 13, 9:00 – 11:00 AM            

Paper presentations 3A in Healy Hall 103        Session Chair: Prof. Anna Maria Mayda

  • 9:00 - 9:40 ~ Genna Liu (Dartmouth College), “Examining the Effect of DACA on Geographic Mobility”
  • 9:40 - 10:20 ~ Elise Odell (University of Michigan), “The Effect of the Demolition of Derelict Housing on Home Property Values: Evidence from Detroit”
  • 10:20 - 11:00 ~ Noah Zwiefel (Macalester College), “What is the impact of a Medicaid expansion on the bankruptcy rate? Evidence from the ACA”

Paper presentations 3B in Healy Hall 104        Session Chair: Prof. Charles Udomsaph

  • 9:00 - 9:40 ~ Yi Ying Tan (LSE), “Contextualizing the Benefits of Exchange Rate Flexibility”
  • 9:40 - 10:20 ~ Isabel Avila (Universidad de los Andes), “Impact of the Colombian 2001 Reform on Education”
  • 10:20 - 11:00 ~ Shaoyu Liu (University of California, Berkley), “Institutions and Missing Women: Evidence from Qing China”

Saturday, April 13, 1:00 – 3:00 PM  

Paper presentations 4A in Healy Hall 103        Session Chair: Prof. Daniel Ahn

  • 1:00 - 1:40 ~ Laura Caron (Georgetown University), “Women’s Work: Can the Burden of Household Work Explain the Gender Wage Gap?”
  • 1:40 - 2:20 ~ Nalini Ramanathan (Dartmouth College), “The Impact of Onshoring Business Services on US Employment Outcomes”
  • 2:20 - 3:00 ~ Dustin Swonder (Harvard University), “Effects of Job Displacement on Prescription Opiate Demand: Evidence from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey”

Paper presentations 4B in Healy Hall 104        Session Chair: Prof. Jasmina Chauvin 

  • 1:00 - 1:40 ~ Yuou Wu (Georgetown University), “The Impact of Corruption Perception on Corporate Innovation hand the Role of Social Trust”
  • 1:40 - 2:20 ~ Diveena Nanthakumaran (University of Warwick), “The Effects of Social Interaction and Internet Usage on Stock Market Participation: Evidence from Europe”
  • 2:20 - 3:00 ~ William Chen (Williams College), “Asset Price Spillovers and Financial Stability in Small Open Economies”