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Friday, 4 May (Room 7, DSE, San Giobbe)

09.00   –   09.40

Elisabetta Trevisan (Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy)

"Job Security and New Restrictive Permanent Contracts. Are Spanish Workers More Worried of Losing Their Job?"

09.40   –   10.20

Aida Galiano Martinez, Gabriel Perez Quiros and Maximo Camacho (University of Alicante, Spain)

"The incidence of economic fluctuation on households’ income distribution: Evidence for the US and some European Countries"

Coffee break


10.40   –   11.20

Jes Winther Hansen and Nicolaj Verdelin (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

"Intertemporal Tax Wedges and Marginal Deadweight Loss"

11.20   –   12.00

Johannes Holler (University of Vienna, Austria)

"Pension Systems and their Influence on Fertility and Growth"

Coffee break


12.10      12.50

Andreas Eickhoff (University of Bielefeld, Germany)

"Quality of Rating Systems and the Allocation of Risks"


14.10      14.50

Joăo Bravo Furtado and Paulo P. Côrte-Real (Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal)

"Rationality, Behavior and Rhizomatic Thinking: revisiting the self-goal choice assumption in games"

14.50   ─   15.30

Peter Holch Knudsen and Lars Peter Řsterdal (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

"Merging and Splitting in Cooperative Games: some (im)possibility results"

Coffee break


15.50      16.30

Simon Weidenholzer and Carlos Alós–Ferrer (University of Vienna, Austria)

"Contagion and Efficieny"

16.30      17.10

Patricia Cubí-Mollá and Carmen Herrero (University of Alicante, Spain)

"Estimating Pre-Injury and Injury Status in Quality-of-Life Terms: An Application to Health Losses Due to Road Crashes"


Coordinators' meeting


Dinner at "Ae Oche" (Zattere)


Saturday, 5 May (Room 3B, DSE, San Giobbe)

09.00   –   09.40

José Miguel Costa (Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal)

"Welfare Implications of Public Debt Denomination in a Small Open Economy"

09.40   –   10.20

Giacomo Pasini and Giovanni Millo (Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy)

"Does social capital reduce moral hazard? A network model for non-life insurance demand"

Coffee break


10.40   –   11.20

Jerzy Niemczyk (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

"Sequential test procedures for instrumental variable selection"

11.20   –   12.00

Jaime Luque (Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal)

"Equillibrium in Repo Markets"

Coffee break


12.10   –   12.50

Sergiy Gerasymchuk, Valentyn Panchenko and Oleg V. Pavlov (Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy)

"Asset Price Dynamics with Small World Interactions under Heterogeneous Beliefs"



14.30   –   15.10

Paulo Júlio (Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal)

"Majoritarian Delays"

15.10   –   15.50

Nikos Ebel (University of Bielefeld, Germany)

"Investment Incentives in Vertically Related Industries: Structural vs. Functional Unbundling"

Coffee break


16.10   –   16.50

Natalia Jimenez, Ramon Cobo-Reyes Cano and Gary Charness (University of Alicante, Spain)

"An investment game with third-party intervention"

16.50   –   17.30

Christian Hermelingmeier (University of Bielefeld, Germany)

"A Note on Comparing Information Structures using Posterior State Distributions"

Coffee break


17.50   –   18.20

Paul Pichler and Gerhard Sorger (University of Vienna, Austria)

"Wealth distribution and aggregate time-preference: Markov-perfect equilibria in a Ramsey economy"

18.20   –   19.00

Susana Filipa Lima (Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal)

"Profit efficiency in the Portuguese banking system"

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