The Econometrics Journal
Plenary Session - Alan Krueger, Princeton: Minimum Wages.
- Author:Chair: David Norgrove, UK Low Pay Commission
Discussants: Richard Blundell, University College London and Institute of Fiscal Studies
Arindrajit Dube, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Stephen Machin, University College London
EJ SPECIAL SESSION 1:
NETWORKS AND DEVELOPMENT
- Author:Chair: Andrea Galeotti, University of Essex
GOSSIP: IDENTIFYING CENTRAL INDIVIDUALS IN A SOCIAL NETWORK presented by: Esther Duflo, MIT
INTERFIRM RELATIONSHIPS AND BUSINESS PERFORMANCE presented by: Jing Cai, University of Michigan
SOCIAL INVESTMENTS, INFORMAL RISK SHARING, AND INEQUALITY presented by: Matthew Elliott, University of Cambridge
The Hahn Lecture, Kristin Forbes: Current Account Deficits during Heightened Risk: Menacing or Mitigating?
- Sir Charles Bean (RES/LSE) introduces Kristin Forbes, MIT Professor of Global Economics & Management and External Member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee.
The Sargan Lecture, Susanne Schennach: Learning from Errors.
- Sir Richard Blundell (UCL & IFS) introduces Susanne Schennach, Professor of Economics at Brown University, and an International Fellow at Cemmap
ECONOMETRICS JOURNAL SPECIAL SESSION:
MODEL SELECTION AND INFERENCE
- Author:Chair: Richard Smith, University of Cambridge
The Economic Journal Lecture, Esther Duflo: Randomised Evaluation as a Guide to Policy: Progress and Challenge.
- Chair: Professor Rachel Griffith (EJ Managing Editor) introduces Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a co-founder and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
- Author:Discussants: Richard Baldwin, Grad. Inst. of Int'l Studies, Swati Dhingra, London School of Economics, Enrico Spolaore, Tufts University, John Van Reenen, London School of Economics
SPECIAL SESSION B4:
PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
- Author:Chair: Marcos Vera-Hernández, University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies
EJ SPECIAL SESSION 2:
ETHICS AND WELFARE
- Author:Session Organiser & Chair: Frederic Vermeulen, University of Leuven
The Openness-Equality Trade-Off in Global Redistribution
Presented by: Glen Weyl, Microsoft Corporation
Global inequality of opportunity: how much of our income is determined by where we live?
Presented by: Branko Milanovic, City University of New York Graduate Center
Monopsony power in migrant labor markets: evidence from the United Arab Emirates
Presented by: Suresh Naidu, Columbia University