EDGE Jamboree, September 9-10, 2016
University College Dublin

 - All sessions in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Redwood Suite 2 -

Thursday, September 8
20:00 – Reception

Friday, September 9

9:00 - 9:10 – Welcome

9:10 - 10:50 – Session A: Chair Michela Carlana (Bocconi)
    Tom Zawisza (Cambridge) – Taxable Income Elasticities in the Presence of Tax-Base Shifting: Evidence from the 2009 Polish Tax Reform
    Discussant: Don Walshe (UCD)
    Dominik Fischer (LMU) –  Motivation by Naivete
    Discussant: David Minarsch (Cambridge)

10:50 - 11:10 – Coffee break

11:10 - 12:50 – Session B: Chair Anne Lundgaard Hansen (Copenhagen)
    Elena Mazza (UCD) – Reconsidering Wage Inequality in the German Labor Market - The Role of Occupational Tasks
    Discussant: Alexandra Fotiou (Bocconi)
    Pauline Morault – Violence against Rich Ethnic Minorities. A Theory of Instrumental Scapegoating
    Discussant: Dominik Fischer (LMU)

12:50 - 14:00 – Lunch: Belluccis Restaurant, Ballsbridge

14:00 - 15:40 – Session C: Chair Tom Zawisza (Cambridge)
    Clémentine Sadania (Aix-Marseille) – Job Opportunities and Women's Empowerment in Egypt
    Discussant: Thomas Fackler (LMU)
    Daniel Gerzon Mahler (Copenhagen) – Free to Choose or Free to Lose? Public Opinion over Government Paternalism
    Discussant: Michela Carlana (Bocconi)

15:40 - 16:00 – Coffee break

16:00 - 17:40 – Session D: Chair Don Walshe (UCD)
    David Minarsch (Cambridge) – Spying in the Presence of Strategic Uncertainty
    Discussant: Pauline Morault (Aix-Marseille)
    Anne Lundgaard Hansen (Copenhagen) – Escaping Affine Term Structures: Sequential SMM Estimation of Intractable Term Structure Models
    Discussant: Supriya Kapoor(UCD)

18:30 - 20:30 – Walking tour leaving from the hotel

20:30 – Dinner: Millstone Restaurant, 39 Dame Street


Saturday, September 10

8:00 - 9:40 – Session E: Dominik Fischer (LMU)
    Michela Carlana (Bocconi) – Shaping Educational Careers of Immigrant Children: Motivation, Cognitive Skills and Teachers' Beliefs
    Discussant: Clémentine Sadania (Aix-Marseille)
    Thomas Fackler (LMU) – Knowledge Remittances: Does Emigration Foster Innovation?
    Discussant: Daniel Gerzon Mahler (Copenhagen)


9:40 - 10:00 – Coffee break


10:00 - 11:40 – Session F: Chair Pauline Morault (Aix-Marseille)
    Don Walshe (UCD) – Cyclically-Adjusted Unemployment Rates in the EU: A Structural Time Series Approach using Okun's Law
    Discussant: Anne Lundgaard Hansen (Copenhagen)
    Alexandra Fotiou (Bocconi) – Non-linearities and fiscal policy
    Discussant: Tom Zawisza (Cambridge)


12:00 - 13:00 – Lunch at hotel