Friday, June 10, 2011

2nd LeeX International Conference on Theoretical and Experimental Macroeconomics


Friday, June 10
9:00-9:15                Opening Remarks, John Duffy
9:15-10:00              "The Economics of Money Illusion"
                              Keynote Speaker, Jean-Robert Tyrann (Vienna University)
10:00-10:45            "Sticking to Prices? - Behavioral Differences in Price Setting"
                               Emma Svensson (Lund University)

10:45-11:15          Coffeebreak

11:15-12:00            "Gift Exchange versus Monetary Exchange: Experimental Evidence"
                              John Duffy (Pittsburgh University)

12:00-12:45            "The Coordination Value of Monetary Exchange: Experimental Evidence"
                              Marco Casari (University of Bologna)
12:45-14:30              Lunch

14:30-15:15           "Technology, Wage Dispersion and Inflation"
                             Shoujian Zhang (Vienna University)

15:15-16:00            "Explaining Rigidities in the Housing Market: Is Loss Aversion at a Loss?"        
                              Florent Buisson (University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne)

16:00-16:30            Coffeebreak

16:30-17:15           "Self-control Preferences and Fiscal Policies: A Quantitative Analysis in a Life
                                    Cycle Model"      
                             Cagri Kumru (Australian National University)   

17:15-18:00            "Market-Based Corrective Actions: An Experimental Investigation"              
                             Oleg Korenok (Virginia Commonwealth University)
20.30                          Dinner         

Saturday, June 12
9:00-9:45                "Bubbles and Monetary Policy"
                               Keynote Speaker, Jordi Gali (Universitat Pompeau Fabra)

9:45-10:30               "Frictions, Persistence, and Central Bank Policy in an Experimental Dynamic Stochastic
General Equilibrium Economy"
                               Charles Noussair (Tilburg University)
10:30 -11:00            Coffeebreak

11:00-11:45           "Heterogeneous Expectations in Monetary DSGE Models"       
                             Domenico Massaro (Univeristy of Amsterdam)

11:45-12:30            "Inflation Expectations and Behavior: Do Survey Respondents Act on their Beliefs?"
                              Olivier Armantier (NY Federal Reserve Bank)

12:30-14:30               Lunch

14:30-15:15            "Inflation Expectations and Monetary Policy Design: Evidence from the Laboratory"        
                              Damjan Pfajfar (Tilburgh University)      

15:15-16:00            "The New Keynesian Phillips Curve with Myopic Agents"
                              Michael Ross (Bochum University)

16:00-16:30             Coffeebreak

16:30-17:15           "Information acquisition in a speculative attack: Theory and Experiments"
                            Isabel Trevino (NY-University)

17:15-18:00           "Are Sunspots Learnable in a General Equilibrium Model"
                            Jasmina Arifovic (Simon Fraser University)

Organizers: John Duffy, Frank Heinemann, and Rosemarie Nagel

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