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PET 2005, Marseille
Conference Schedule
June 16 - 18, 2005

Conference Locations
Building Short Form
Aix-en-Provence Aix
Faculté des sciences économiques et de gestion, 12 rue Puvis de Chavannes, 13002 Marseille FSEG
Vieille Charité Char
Vieux-Port Port

Sunday, May 1, 2005
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM in FSEG A Increased registration fees
Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Wednesday, June 15, 2005
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM in FSEG Hall Early Registration
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM in FSEG Patio Welcoming Reception
Thursday, June 16, 2005
8:15 AM - 8:45 AM in FSEG Hall Registration
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM in FSEG B Regulation of art and Durable Goods
Presentations
 
*Omar Licandro, European University Institute
*Luis Puch, FEDEA and Universidad Complutense
Antonio R. Sampayo, Dpto. de Fundamentos da Análise Económica, University of Santiago
"Second hand Markets and the Replacement of Durable Goods"
 
Sougata Poddar, Economics, National University of Singapore
"Music Product as Durable Good and Online Piracy"
 
Stefan Traub, Institut fuer VWL, Universitaet Kiel
"Quality Investment and Price Formation in the Performing Arts Sector: A Spatial Analysis"
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM in FSEG A Political Economy 1
Presentations
 
Gani Aldashev, Bocconi University and DELTA, ENS
"Political Information Acquisition for Social Exchange"
 
D Andrew Austin, CERGE-EI
"City and Suburban Competition"
 
Kai A. Konrad, WZB and Free University of Berlin
Sebastian G. Kessing, Free University of Berlin and WZB
Christos Kotsogiannis, University of Exeter
"Federalism, weak institutions and the competition for foreign direct investment"
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM in FSEG 3 Antidiscrimination Policies
Presentations
 
Francois Maniquet, Dept of Economics, Univ. of Namur
*Massimo Morelli, Dept of economics, Ohio State Univ.
*Guillaume Frechette, New York Univ.
"Endogenous affirmative action: gender bias leads to gender quotas"
 
Fred Schroyen, Dept of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen
*Pau Olivella, Dept of Economics, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
"Multi-dimensional screening in insurance--with an application to gender discrimination"
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM in FSEG C Optimal Indirect Taxation
Presentations
 
Pascal Belan, Université de Nantes
*Stéphane Gauthier, Université de Caen
"Optimal Indirect Taxation with a Restricted Number of Tax Rates"
 
Marc Fleurbaey, University of Pau
"Is commodity taxation unfair?"
 
Laurence Lasselle, University of St. Andrews
*Jim Jin, University of St. Andrews
"Ramsey Tax in Imperfect Competition"
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM in FSEG 2 Applied Macroeconomic Policy / Labor Supply
Presentations
 
Takero Doi, Faculty of Economics, Keio University
Toshihiro Ihori, Department of Economics, University of Tokyo
*Kiyoshi Mitsui, Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University
"Debt Management, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Japan"
 
Y. Hossein Farzin, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Californi
*Ken-Ishi Akao, School of Social Studies, Waseda University, Japan
"Nonpecuniary Value of Employment and Labor Supply"
 
Natacha Gilson, Economics and Sociology/Catholic University of Mons
"Demand and Supply Shocks in the Euro Area"
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM in FSEG 1 Mathematical Approaches to Aggregation
Presentations
 
Roger Hartley, Department of Economics, Keele University, Keele, Staffs, ST
"The Plane Geometry of Aggregative Games"
 
Mark Johnson, Economics, Arizona State University
"Economic Choice Semiautomata; Structure, complexities and Aggregations"
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM in FSEG Patio Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in FSEG C Tax Enforcement
Presentations
 
*Jean-Louis Arcand, CERDI
*Kim Bloomquist, United States Internal Revenue Service.
Gregoire ROTA GRAZIOSI, CERDI
"Who Would Benefit from Simplifying the Tax Code? Frank Knight and Gustave Choquet Meet the IRS"
 
Christoph Eichhorn, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
"A Political Economy Model of Tax Enforcement Policy"
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in FSEG A Local Public Goods
Presentations
 
Francis Bloch, GREQAM
*Unal Zenginobuz, Bogazici Universitesi
""Tiebout equilibria in local public good economies with spillovers""
 
Richard Cornes, Economics, University of Nottingham
*Roger Hartley , Economics dept., University of Manchester
*Doug Nelson, Economics, Tulane University
"Groups with Intersecting Interests"
 
Unal Zenginobuz, Department of Economics, Bogazici University
*Francis Bloch, GREQAM, Université de la Méditerranée
"The Effect of Spillovers on the Provision of Local Public Goods"
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in FSEG B Macroeconomics and Politics
Presentations
 
Marina Azzimonti Renzo, University of Iowa
"On the dynamic inefficiency of governments"
 
Leonardo Martinez, Research Department. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
"A theory of political cycles"
 
Thomas Renstrom, Dept. of Economics, University of Durham
Laura Marsiliani, Dept. of Economics, University of Durham
"Political Institutions and Economic Growth"
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in FSEG 1 General Equilibrium / Auction
Presentations
 
Cuong Le Van, CERMSEM, GREDEG, University Paris 1, University Nice-Sophia
*Nizar Allouch, Queen Mary, University of London
"Equilibrium with dividends and Walras equilibrium with possibly satiated consumers"
 
Paulo Klinger Monteiro, EPGE-FGV
"First-Price Auction Symmetric Equilibria with a General Distribution"
 
Leila Triki, Université Paris 1
*Pascal *Gourdel, Université de paris 1
"Incomplete Markets and Monetary Policy"
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in FSEG 2 Labour Contracts and Hiring Decisions
Presentations
 
LAINE Jean, Ecole Nationale de la Statistique
LAFFOND Gilbert, CNAM and CREST
"Job Hiring, Expertise Committees and the Majority Rule"
 
Fath Julia, Department of Economics, University of Cologne
*Fuest Clemens, Department of Economics, University of Cologne
"Risk aversion does not justify the introduction of mandatory unemployment insurance in the shirking model"
 
Rene van den Brink, Department of Econometrics, Free University Amsterdam
*Pieter Ruys, Department of Econometrics and OR, Tilburg University
"Positional Wages, Market Wages and Firm Size"
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in FSEG 3 Yardstick Competition
Presentations
 
Stefan Dodds, Department of Economics, Carleton University
"Privacy Preferences, Reputation, and the Optimal Timing of Consent"
 
Christopher Ellis, Economics, University of Oregon
*Oz Dincer, Economics, Massey NZ
"Corruption Decentralization and Yardstick Competition"
 
Annalisa Luporini, University of Florence
"Relative performance evaluation in a multi-plant firm"
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM in FSEG Patio Lunch
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM in FSEG A Invited Lecture 3
Chair: Alain Trannoy, IDEP, GREQAM, EHESS
 
Presentation
 
John Roemer, Yale University
"Racism, Xenophobia, and Distribution"
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM in FSEG 2 Tax and Contracts
Presentations
 
Johannes Becker, University of Cologne
*Clemens Fuest, University of Cologne
"Why is there corporate taxation? The role of limited liability revisited"
 
Chi-Wa YUEN, University of Hong Kong
"Tax Neutrality under Implicit Intergenerational Contracts"
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM in FSEG B Freedoms, Right and Opportunity
Presentations
 
Sebastian Bervoets, Greqam - Marseille
"Freedom of Choice in a Social Context : Comparing Game Forms"
 
Herrade Igersheim, BETA, Université Louis Pasteur
"Invoking Cartesian Product Structure on Social States: New Resolutions of Sen's and Gibbard's Impossibility Theorems"
 
*Christian Schluter, Department of Economics, University of Southampton
Dirk Van de gaer, Vakgroep Sociale Economie, Ghent University
"Mobility as distributional difference"
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM in FSEG A Risk Sharing and Risk Control
Presentations
 
Stefan Ambec, INRA-GAEL, University of Grenoble
"Voting over informal risk-sharing rules"
 
Yann Bramoullé, Economics department, Laval University
*Nicolas Treich, LERNA, Université des Sciences Sociales de Toulouse
"Can Uncertainty Alleviate the Commons Problem?"
 
Martin McGuire, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697
Toshihiro Ihori, University of Tokyo,Department of Economics
"Collective Risk Control"
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM in FSEG C Political Economy of Lobbying
Presentations
 
Sven Feldmann, MEDS, Northwestern University
"Bureaucratic Expertise and Learning from Interest"
 
Hubert Kempf, Universite Paris-1 Pantheon-Sorbonne
"Elections and lobbies"
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM in FSEG 1 Group Formation and Public Goods
Presentations
 
Marcus Berliant, Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis
*Masahisa Fujita, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
"Knowledge Creation as a Square Dance on the Hilbert Cube"
 
Byungchae Rhee, IMER, The Bank of Korea
"Optimal Formation and Immigration of Local Public Goods Economies"
 
Anne van den Nouweland, Dept. of Economics, Univ. of Oregon
*Myrna Wooders, Vanderbilt University
"Ratio Equilibria for Local Public Good Economies"
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM in FSEG 3 Dynamic Models and Fluctuations
Presentations
 
Carine Nourry, GREQAM- Université de la méditérranée
*Teresa Lloyd-Braga , Universidade Catolica Portuguesa and CEPR
*Alain Venditti, GREQAM-CNRS
"Indeterminacy in dynamic models: when Diamond meets Ramsey"
 
Thomas Seegmuller, CNRS and EUREQua
"Steady state analysis and endogenous fluctuations in a finance constrained model"
 
Eleftherios Spyromitros, Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion, Université S
*Meixing Dai , Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion, Université Strasbourg I (Louis Pasteur)
*Moïse Sidiropoulos, Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion, Université Strasbourg I (Louis Pasteur)
"Monetary policy transparency and financial market dynamics"
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM in FSEG Patio Coffee Break
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM in FSEG C Tax Competition 1
Presentations
 
Aurélie Cassette, MEDEE, Université de Lille 1
Hubert Jayet, MEDEE, Université de Lille 1
Sonia Paty, MEDEE, Université de Lille 1
"Tax competition and Leviathan-type politicians"
 
Carole Dembour, CEREC, Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis
*Xavier Wauthy, CERC, FUSL and CORE, UCL
"Investment in Public Infrastructure and Tax Competition between Contiguous Regions"
 
Fernando Ruiz, Economie et Sociologie / Catholic University of Mons
"Tax competition with restrictions on capital movements and tax bands convergence"
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM in FSEG A Public policy and overlapping generations models: A Tribute to Philippe Michel (invited)
Presentations
 
Pierre-André Jouvet, GAINS, Univeristy of Maine and GREQAM, Marseille
Philippe Michel
Pierre Pestieau
"Public and private environmental spending. A political economy approach"
 
Emmanuel Thibault, GREMAQ (University of Toulouse) and University of Perpignan
Philippe Michel
"On the non-neutrality of public"
 
Jean-Pierre Vidal, European Central Bank
"Debt Stabilizing Fiscal Rules"
 
Bertrand Wigniolle, EUREQua University of Paris I
Pascal Belan, LEN University of Nantes
Philippe Michel, GREQAM Université de Marseille 2
"Does imperfect competition foster capital accumulation in a developing economy ?"
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM in FSEG 3 Regulation of Crime 1
Presentations
 
Jose Rodrigues-Neto, University of Wisconsin
"Should Criminal Records be Publicly Available?"
 
Rajiv Sethi, Barnard Colleg, Columbia University
*Brendan OFlaherty, Columbia University
"Racial Stereotypes and Robbery"
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM in FSEG B Health Economics
Presentations
 
Francesca Barigozzi, Department of Economics, University of Bologna
*Rosella Levaggi, Department of Economics, University of Brescia
"A Rationale for Searching (Imprecise) Health Information"
 
Olga Lavrova, Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, Canada
*Victoria Barham, Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, Canada
"Why Is Public Health Insurance Efficient?"
 
*Patrick Leoni, Institut für Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung - Universität Z
Stéphane Luchini, GREQAM-IDEP-CNRS
"Designing the Financial Tools to Promote Universal Access"
 
Xiaochuan Wang, Economics Department, University of Ottawa
*Vicky Barham, Economics Department, University of Ottawa
*Rose Anne Devlin, Economics Department, University of Ottawa
"Health, Wealth, and Pursuit of Happiness"
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM in FSEG 1 International Trade
Presentations
 
Emmanuelle TAUGOURDEAU, CREM, University of CAEN
*Abderrahmane ZIAD, CREM, University of CAEN
"Fiscal policies and Trade: On the existence of Nash equilibria"
 
Ben Zissimos, Vanderbilt University
"Is there one world Market?"
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM in FSEG 2 Optimal Taxation
Presentations
 
Peter Katuscak, University of California, San Diego
*Naomi Feldman, nfeldman@bgu.ac.il
"Can Nonlinear Taxation Benefit a Hyperbolic Agent?"
 
Frank Page, Finance, University of Alabama
Marcus Berliant, Economics, Washington University
"Budget Balancedness and Optimal Income Taxation"
 
Sanna Tenhunen, Department of Economics and Accounting, University of Tamper
"Optimal Tax Policy with Environmental Externalities and Heterogeneous Preferences"
7:15 PM - 7:30 PM in Port - Departure to the Gala Diner
Travel by bus
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM in Aix - Gala Diner
Mas d'Entremont
Friday, June 17, 2005
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG 3 Mechanism for Public Goods Provision
Presentations
 
Yukihiro Nishimura, Yokohama National University
*Ryusuke Shinohara, Shinshu University
"A Voluntary Participation Game through a Unit-by-Unit Cost Share Mechanism of a Non-Excludable Public Good"
 
Marco Sahm, LMU Munich
*Felix Bierbrauer, MPI Bonn
"Two-dimensional heterogeneity and the provision of public goods in large economies: An application of robustness to sampling"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG A Environmentally Based Regulation of Firms
Presentations
 
Lucie Bottega, Epee
"How to prevent an excessive use of packaging?"
 
Lucie Bottega, Epee
Jenny De Freitas, Gremaq
"Monopoly choice for environmental quality under different policy instruments and certification"
 
Rinaldo Brau, Department of Economics, University of Cagliari
*Carlo Carraro, University of Venice
"The Design of Voluntary Agreements in Oligopolistic Markets"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG 1 Coalition and Group Formation
Presentations
 
Sami Dakhlia, U. of Alabama
Frank Page, U. of Alabama
"Farsightedly Stable Agenda Formation"
 
Michael Finus, Department of Economics, University of Hagen
*Bianca Rundshagen
"A Micro-Foundation of Core-Stability in Positive Externality Coalition Games"
 
Michael Finus, Department of Economics, University of Hagen
*Johan Eyckmans
"An Almost Ideal Sharing Scheme for Coalition Games with Externalities"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG 2 Economics of Education
Presentations
 
*Steve Cassou, Department of Economics, Kansas State University
William Blankenau , Department of Economics, Kansas State University
*Beth Ingram, Department of Economics, University of Iowa
"Allocating government education expenditures across"
 
Carlos da Costa, Graduate School of Economics at the Getulio Vargas Foundatio
*Lucas Maestri, Graduate School of Economics at the Getulio Vargas Foundation
"The Risk Properties of Human Capital and the Design of Government Policies."
 
Dario Maldonado, CORE, University of Louvain
"Grading standards under monopolistic provision of education"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG B Individuals vs. Households in Welfare Economics
Presentations
 
Olivier Bargain, IZA
"Normative evaluation of tax policies: from households to individuals"
 
Udo Ebert, University of Oldenburg
Patrick Moyes, CNRS, IDEP and GRAPE, Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV
"Household Decisions and Equivalence Scales"
 
Eugenio Peluso, Università di Verona and THEMA-Université de Cergy Pontoise
Alain Trannoy, EHESS-GREQAM Marseille
"Risk Sharing, Intra-Household Discrimination and Inequality among Individuals"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG C Asymmetric Information and Political Institutions
Presentations
 
Carmen Bevia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
*Humberto LLavador , Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"An Incumbent-Challenger Political Model with signalling and Countersignalling"
 
Marie-Laure Breuillé, Thema / Université Paris X-Nanterre
*Robert Gary-Bobo, Team / Université Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne
"Sharing Budgetary Austerity under Asymmetric Information: An Optimal Regulation Approach to Fiscal Federalism"
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM in FSEG Patio Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM in FSEG A Invited Lecture 1
Chair: Myrna Wooders, Dept. of Economics, Vanderbilt University
 
Presentation
 
Avinash Dixit, Princeton
"Political Explanations of Inefficient Economic Policies : An Overview of the Theoretical and Empirical Litterature"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG 3 Experimental Economics
Presentations
 
Tatiana Kornienko, Economics, University of Stirling
*John Duffy, Economics, University of Pittsburgh
"Does Competition Affect Giving in an Experimental Setting?"
 
Christian Seidl, Department of Economics, University of Kiel, Germany
*Eva Camacho-Cuena, Department of Economics, University of Kiel, Germany
*Tibor Neugebauer, Department of Economics, University of Hannover, Germany
"Compensating Justice Beats Leaky Buckets: An Experimental Investigation"
 
Sylvie Thoron, GREQAM
*Marc Willinger, LAMETA
*Emmanuel Sol, LAMETA
"Do subjects contribute more when they can sign binding agreements?"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG 2 Tax Competition 2
Presentations
 
Charles Figuières, INRA
*Jacques Drèze, CORE, UCL
*Jean Hindriks, CORE, UCL
"Voluntary matching grants can forestall social dumping"
 
*Carl Gaigné, INRA and U. of Strathclyde
Stephane Riou, Universté de St-Etienne
"Globalization, tax competition and fiscal equalization"
 
Marcel Gerard, Catholic University of Mons
"Multijurisdictional firms and governments’ strategies under alternative tax designs"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG C Taxation and Growth (invited)
Presentations
 
Stefania Albanesi, Duke University
Christopher Sleet, University of Iowa
"Dynamic Optimal Taxation of Productive Assets"
 
Bas Jacobs, RSC European University Institute
"Human Capital and Optimal Positive Taxation of Capital Income"
 
Jean-Francois Wen, University of Calgary
Cecila Garcia-Penalosa, GREQAM
"Redistribution and Entrepreneurship with Schumpeterian Growth"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG B Political Economy, Redistribution and Immigration
Presentations
 
Alexander Kemnitz, University of Mannheim, Department of Economics
"Immigration as a Commitment Device"
 
Karin Mayr, Department of Economics, University of Linz
"Immigration and Income Redistribution - A Political Economy Analysis"
 
Karine Van der Straeten, CNRS and Ecole polytechnique Paris
John E. Roemer, Yale University
"Xenophobia and distribution in France: A politico-economic analysis"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG A Normative Appraisal of Federal Systems
Presentations
 
*Nicolas Gravel, Centre des Sciences Humaines, New Delhi ; IDEP-GREQAM, Marse
*Patrick Moyes, GRAPE (UMR, CNRS no 5133), Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV
Benoit Tarroux, IDEP-GREQAM, Marseille ; Université de la Méditerranée
"International multidimensional comparisons of inequality in disposable income and access to public goods"
 
Eckhard Janeba, Economics, University of Mannheim
"Moral Federalism"
 
Marko Koethenbuerger, CES, University of Munich
"Federal Commitment, Externalities and Corrective Grants"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG 1 Public Financing of Higher Education
Presentations
 
William Blankenau, Department of Economics, Kansas State University
*Gabriele Camera, Department of Economics, Purdue University
"Public Spending on Education and the Incentives to Student Achievement"
 
Maria Racionero, School of Economics, Australian National University
*Elena Del Rey, Departament d’Economia, Universitat de Girona
"Financing schemes for higher education"
 
Bertrand Verheyden, economics, University of Namur
"Funding higher education in a signalling model with wealth heterogeneity"
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM in FSEG Patio Lunch
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM in FSEG 1 Game Theory
Presentations
 
Rabah Amir, Université catholique de Louvain, CORE
*Filomena Garcia , Université catholique de Louvain, CORE
*Malgorzata Knauff, Université catholique de Louvain, CORE
"Endogenous Heterogeneity in strategic Models: Symmetric Breaking via Strategic Substitutes and Non-Concavities"
 
Guilherme Carmona, Dept. of Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Myrna Wooders, Dept. of Economics, Vanderbilt University
"Social Conformity in Games with a Continuum of Players"
 
Lydia Mechtenberg, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fuer Sozialforschung (WZB)
"Cheap Talk in the Classroom"
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM in FSEG A Diversity, Freedom and Social Taboos
Presentations
 
*Sebastian Bervoets, IDEP-GREQAM, University of the Mediterranean
Nicolas Gravel, CSH-IDEP-GREQAM
"Appraising Diversity with an Ordinal Notion of Similarity: An axiomatic Approach"
 
Ani Guerdjikova, Cornell University, Department of Economics
*Alexander Zimper, SFB 504, University of Mannheim
"Trading off Preferences for Flexibility against Ambiguity Aversion. An Axiomatic Approach to Welfare Maximizing Social Taboos"
 
Ernesto Savaglio, Department of Economic Theory and Quantitative Methods, Univ
*Stefano Vannucci, Department of Economics, University of Siena
"On the volume-ranking of opportunity sets in economic environments"
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM in FSEG B Public Decision Making under Uncertainty
Presentations
 
Marc Baudry, CREM (UMR CNRS 6211) and Université de Rennes 1
"A real option model with Bayesian learning and its application to environmental preservation"
 
Patrick Gonzalez, Université Laval
François Salanié, INRA Toulouse
"Information Acquisition for Public Decision-Making with Differing Priors"
 
Nicolaus Tideman, Economics, Virginia Tech
*Florenz Plassmann, Economics, SUNY Binghamton
"Accurate Valuation in the Absence of Markets"
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM in FSEG C Equality of opportunity / Equal Treatment
Presentations
 
William Bryant, Economics, Macquarie University
"Redistribution and Welfare Reconsidered"
 
Ed Hopkins, Economics, University of Edinburgh
Tatiana Kornienko, Economics, University of Stirling
"Which Inequality? The Inequality of Resources Versus the Inequality of Rewards"
 
Myrna Wooders, Vanderbilt University
"Market Games, Inequality and the Equal Treatment Property of the Core"
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM in FSEG 2 Taxation and Growth 2
Presentations
 
Frederick van der Ploeg, EUI, Florence, CEPR and CESifo
"GROWTH AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE - Baumol's Cost Disease Revisited"
 
Yong Wang, Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong
*Wai-Hong Ho, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, University of Macao
"Factor Taxation and Growth under Asymmetric Information"
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM in FSEG Patio Coffee Break
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM in FSEG 1 Production of Knowledge and Research
Presentations
 
Nicolas Carayol, BETA, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg
*Rachid Boumahdi, GREMAQ, LIRHE, Université Toulouse 1
"Public and Private Funding of Academic Laboratories: Crowding out Evidence from a Large European Research University"
 
Pujol Francesc, DEpartment of Economics, University of Navarra
"Ranking Public Economic Journals Following a Matching Model Approach"
 
*Marisa Hidalgo, Department of Fundamentos del Análisis Económico, University
Guadalupe Valera, Department of Economics, Pablo Olavide University
"Donations, Dons and the Universities`Goal"
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM in FSEG 3 Political Economy 2
Presentations
 
Felix Bierbrauer, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
"Public Good Provision as a Redistribution Device"
 
Philippe De Donder, University of Toulouse (IDEI & GREMAQ)
*Helmuth Cremer, University of Toulouse (IDEI & GREMAQ)
*Firouz Gahvari, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Political competition when parties represent constituents: An application to environmental policy"
 
Jenny De Freitas, GREMAQ - University of Toulouse
"Inequality, the politics of redistribution and the tax-mix"
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM in FSEG B Tax Compliance
Presentations
 
Bouwe Dijkstra, School of Economics, University of Nottingham
"Good and bad equilibria with the informal sector"
 
Marcel Ramirez, CENTRUM Catolica - School of Business
"A Microeconomic Analysis of Income and Indirect Tax Noncompliance"
 
Marcel Ramirez, CENTRUM Catolica - School of Business
"Joint VAT Evasion in an Endogenous Decision-Making Model"
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM in FSEG A Fairness Criteria
Presentations
 
John Conley, dept. of econ, Vanderbilt University
*Simon Wilkie, HSS Caltech
"The Ordinal Egalitarian Solution for Finite Choice Sets"
 
Miguel Ginés-Vilar, Economics. U Jaume I Castellon. Spain
"Is Public Owership responsible for Equality on Welfare?"
 
Roland Iwan Luttens, SHERPPA, Ghent University
*Erwin Ooghe, CES, K.U.Leuven
"Is it fair to "make work pay"?"
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM in FSEG 2 Regulating the Environment
Presentations
 
Claude d'Aspremont, CORE, Louvain University, Louvain-la-Neuve
"Formal Welfarism and Intergenerational Equity"
 
Michael Finus, Department of Economics, University of Hagen
"Participation in International Environmental Agreements: The Role of Timing and Regulation"
 
Phu Nguyen Van, THEMA, UMR 7536 CNRS
*Raouf Boucekkine, IRES, CORE, UCL
*Theophile Azomahou, BETA, ULP
"Energy consumption, technological progress and economic policy"
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM in FSEG C Inequality, Growth and Fluctuations
Presentations
 
Falilou Fall, Eurequa, Université Paris 1
"Endogenous Persistent Inequality"
 
Fabien Moizeau, University of Toulouse 1, Gremaq
Hubert Kempf, University of Paris 1, EUREQua
"On the Joint Dynamics of Inequality and Growth."
 
Patrick Pintus, Universite de la Mediterranee, GREQAM
*Nicolas Dromel, Universite de la Mediterranee, GREQAM
"Progressive Fiscal Rules as Built-In Stabilizers"
 
Alain Venditti, CNRS - GREQAM
Christian Ghiglino, Queen Mary, University of London
"Wealth inequality and macroeconomic volatility in two-sector economies"
6:15 PM - 6:30 PM in FSEG Hall Departure to the Museum (Group 1)
Musée de la Vieille Charité :
Sous le soleil exactement: Le paysage en provence - Du classicisme à la modernité (1750-1920) (1h30 visit)
6:45 PM - 7:00 PM in FSEG Hall Departure (Group 2)
7:15 PM - 7:30 PM in FSEG Hall Departure (Group 3)
7:45 PM - 8:00 PM in FSEG Hall Departure (Group 4)
Saturday, June 18, 2005
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG 3 Voting
Presentations
 
Nicolas HOUY, EUREQua
"Dynamics of Stable Sets of Constitutions"
 
Jean-Francois Laslier, Ecole Polytechnique
"Spatial Approval Voting"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG A Intertemporal Normative Decisions
Presentations
 
Bruno Decreuse, GREQAM, University of Aix-Marseille II
*Hippolyte d'Albis, GREMAQ, University of Toulouse I
"Parental altruism, lifetime expectancy and dynamically inefficient equilibria"
 
Marie Louise leroux, Gremaq, Université toulouse 1
*Antoine Bommier, Gremaq, Université toulouse 1
*Jean-Marie Lozachmeur, Gremaq, Université toulouse 1
"Varying life expectancy and Social Security"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG 1 General Equilibrium
Presentations
 
Herve Cres, HEC School of Management
"Portfolio diversification and internalization of production externalities through majority voting"
 
Elena Laureana del Mercato, Università di Salerno
"Existence of Competitive Equilibria with Externalities: a Differential Viewpoint."
 
Martine Quinzii, Dept. of Economics, University of California
*Michael Magill, Dept. of Economics, University of Southern California
"An Equilibrium model of managerial compensation"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG 2 Lobbying
Presentations
 
Martin Besfamille, Department of Economics, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Arge
*Pablo Sanguinetti, Department of Economics, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina
"Exerting local tax effort or lobbying for central transfers? Theory and Evidence from Argentina"
 
Hideki Konishi, Department of Social Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technol
"The composition of fiscal adjustments as a signal"
 
Johannes Münster, Free U Berlin and WZB
"Lobbying contests with endogenous policy proposals"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG B Trust and Social Capital Building
Presentations
 
Amrita Dhillon, Economics, University of Warwick
*Jamele Rigolini, Economics
"Social Capital, Contractual Performance and Economic Development"
 
Arne Schollaert, SHERPPA, Ghent University
* Dirk Van de gaer, SHERPPA, Ghent University
"Boycotts, power politics or trust building: how to prevent conflict?"
 
Christian Traxler, Munich Graduate School of Economics
"Social Norms and the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods: Voting and Welfare"
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM in FSEG C Matching
Presentations
 
Olivier Charlot, LIBRE-Université de Franche-Comté et CIRPEE
"Overeducation for the rich vs undereducation for the poor: a search-theoretic microfoundation"
 
Pablo Revilla, Department of Economics, Pablo Olavide University
*Jörg Naeve, Economics Institute, Hohenheim University.
"Demanding Behavior in Matching Models"
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM in FSEG Patio Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM in FSEG A Invited Lecture 2
Chair: Nicolas Gravel, CSH, IDEP, GREQAM
 
Presentation
 
Matthew Jackson, Caltech
"Social Networks, Information, and Public Decisions"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG 3 Regulation of Firms
Presentations
 
Fredrik Andersson, Department of Economics, Lund University
"A Trickle-Down Theory of Incentives with Applications to Privatization and Outsourcing"
 
Wolfgang Eggert, ifo Institite for Economic Research and University of Munich
"Competition Between Bank Regulators"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG 2 Fiscal Federalism
Presentations
 
Nobuo Akai, School of Business administration, University of Hyogo
*Motohiro Sato, Hitosubashi University
"Decentralized leadership meets soft budget"
 
Jean-François Tremblay, Department of Economics, University of Ottawa
*Robin Boadway, Department of Economics, Queen's University
"A Theory of Vertical Fiscal Imbalance"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG B Coalition Theory Network 1 (invited)
Presentations
 
Dinko Dimitrov, Institute of Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld University
"A taxonomy of myopic stability concepts for hedonic games"
 
Jean-Christophe Péreau, University of Marne La Vallée
"Bargaining with non-monolithic players"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG 1 General Equilibrium and Incomplete Markets
Presentations
 
Lionel De Boisdeffre, Paris 1 - CERMSEM
"Competitive equilibrium with asymmetric information: An existence theorem for numeraire assets"
 
*Aditya Goenka, National University of Singapore
Stefano Matta, University of Cagliari
"Manipulation of endowments and sunspot equilibrium"
 
Stella Kanellopoulou, Université Paris 1
*Abdelkarim *Seghir, American university of Beirut
*Leila *triki, Université de paris 1
"Irreducibility and Survival Assumptions with Incomplete Markets"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG C Economics of Corruption
Presentations
 
*Leandro Arozamena, Department of Economics, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Federico Weinschelbaum, Department of Economics, Universidad de San Andres
"The Effect of Corruption on Bidding Behavior in First-Price Auctions"
 
Maria Cabral, Economics - ISCAC
"Transaction Costs of Corrupt Deals"
 
*Rafael Di Tella, Harvard Business School
Federico Weinschelbaum, Economics-Univ. de San Andrés
"A Note on Wealth as a Corruption-Controlling Device"
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in FSEG A Economics of Gift and Donations
Presentations
 
Carl-Johan Dalgaard, Institute of Economics, University of Copenhagen
"Donor Policies and Aid Effectiveness"
 
Maija Halonen-Akatwijuka, University of Bristol
"Coordination Failure in Foreign Aid"
 
Serge-Christophe Kolm, IDEP, EHESS
"The perplexing joint giving theorem"
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM in FSEG Patio Lunch
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM in FSEG 3 Cost-Benefit Analysis
Presentations
 
Ted Bergstrom, UCSB
"What can benefit cost analysis tell us?"
 
Jean-Francois Mertens, Université Catholique de Louvain, CORE
"Intergenerational Fairness and the Discount Rate for Cost-Benefit Analysis"
 
Martin William, World Bank
*James Anderson, Boston College
"Costs of taxation and the benefits of public goods:the role of income effects"
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM in FSEG 2 Electoral Competition
Presentations
 
Jon Eguia, California Institute of Technology
"Citizen Candidates Under Uncertainty"
 
Bilge Ozturk, Ecole Polytechnique
"Opportunism and the evolution of electoral competition"
 
Alejandro Saporiti, Queen Mary, University of London
"On the existence of Nash equilibrium in electoral competition games: The hybrid case"
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM in FSEG B Optimal Income Taxation
Presentations
 
Gareth Myles, Department of Economics University of Exeter
*Nigar Hashimzade, Department of Economics University of Exeter
"The Structure of the Optimal Income Tax in the Quasi-Linear Model"
 
Leslie J. Reinhorn, Economics Department, University of Durham (England)
"Production efficiency and excess supply"
 
Laurent Simula, IDEP-GREQAM and EHESS
*Alain Trannoy, IDEP-GREQAM and EHESS
"Optimal income tax when agents vote with their feet"
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM in FSEG C Coalition Theory Network 2 (invited)
Presentations
 
Alessandro Cigno, Dipartimento di Studi sullo Stato, University of Florence
"The family as an intergenerational coalition: a constitutional approach"
 
Gerald Pech, Department of Economics, National University of Ireland Galw
"A Coalition Dominance Approach to Party Behavior and the Moderating Effects of Proportional Representation"
 
Hans-Peter Weikard, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University
"Cartel stability under an optimal sharing rule"
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM in FSEG 1 Decentralization 1
Presentations
 
Darwin CORTES, Université de Toulouse 1 - MPSE, GREMAQ
"Assigning tasks to government: externalities, accountability and partial decentralization"
 
Matthias Wrede, RWTH Aachen University
"Nationwide redistribution and regional agglomeration"
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM in FSEG A Networks
Presentations
 
Ana Mauleon, FNRS, CEREC, Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis and CORE
"Networks of Manufacturers and Retailers"
 
Topi Miettinen, University College London, University of Helsinki (HECER and
*Panu Poutvaara, Centre for Economic and Business Research, Copenhagen Business School
"Political Parties and Network Formation"
 
Vincent Vannetelbosch, FNRS and CORE, University of Louvain
*Olivier Tercieux, Tilburg University
"Stochastically Stable Networks"
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM in FSEG Patio Coffee Break
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM in FSEG 3 Optimal Taxation and Status Effect
Presentations
 
Rogerio Mazali, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jose Alvaro Rodrigues-Neto, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Optimal Taxation of Status Goods"
 
Byungchae Rhee, IMER, The Bank of Korea
"A Characterization of Optimal Feasible Tax Mechanism"
 
Ronald Wendner, Department of Economics, Graz University
Lawrence, H. Goulder, Economics Department, Stanford University
"Status Effects, Public Goods Provision, and the Excess Burden"
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM in FSEG 2 Growth
Presentations
 
Thomas Baudin, University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne - EUREQua
"Optimal Public Solutions to a Problem of Blocked Demographic Transition"
 
Chetan Ghate, Indian Statistical Institute (New Delhi)
*Areendam Chanda , Louisiana State University
*Debajyoti Chakrabarty, University of Sydney
"Education and Growth in the Presence of Capital Flight"
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM in FSEG A Axiomatic Cost-Sharing
Presentations
 
Youngsub Chun, School of Economics, Seoul National University
"Consistency and monotonicity in sequencing problems"
 
Justin Leroux, Rice University
"Strategyproof surplus sharing: a 2-agent characterization"
 
Hatice Ozsoy, Rice University, Department of Economics
"Coordinated Splitting in Probabilistic Scheduling"
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM in FSEG 1 Decentralization 2
Presentations
 
Robert Fenge, ifo Institute
"Why is there regional policy? A political-agency approach"
 
jean hindriks, economics, Universite Catholique de Louvain
"Fiscal Centralization and Electoral Accountability"
 
Francisco Martinez-Mora, Economics, University of Leicester
"The impact of fiscal decentralization on income segregation"
 
Jan Schnellenbach, Philipps-University Marburg
"Learning from Decentralised Policy: The Demand Side"
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM in FSEG B Regulation of Crime 2
Presentations
 
Emrah Arbak, Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique, Université Lyon 2
"Social status and crime"
 
Mikael Priks, Center for Economic Studies, University of Munich
Panu Poutvaara, CEBR
"Hooligans"
 
Anna Rubinchik-Pessach, University of Colorado at Boulder, Dept of Economics
*Roberto Samaniego, The George Washington University
"Contract Enforcement and Gains from Trade"
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM in FSEG C Rent Seeking
Presentations
 
Gani Aldashev, Bocconi University and DELTA, ENS
"Voter Turnout and Political Rents: Theory and Evidence"
 
Peter Bardsley, University of Melbourne
*Quan Nguyen, The University of Melbourne
"Rent seeking and judicial bias in weak legal systems"
 
Luis Corchón, Univesidad Carlos III de Madrid
"Forms of Governance and the size of rent-seeking"
 
Sebastian Kessing, WZB
*Kai Konrad, WZB
"Time consistency and bureaucratic budget competition"
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM in FSEG Hall End of the Congress
 


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