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Christmas Meeting of Belgian Economists 2019


The 9th Christmas Meeting of Belgian Economists will take place on the 20th December at the Louvain House


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09:30 - 10:00 Welcome/Registration with coffee and breakfast
10:00 - 11:00 Keynote 1 : Klaus Desmet (Southern Methodist University)
The Cultural Divide
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:00 Bert Van Landeghem (University of Sheffield)
Do High-Frequency Meetings Between the Unemployed and Their Caseworkers Improve Employment Chances? Evidence from a Large-Scale Randomized Field Experiment
12:00 - 12:30 Laurence Jacquet (Université de Cergy-Pontoise)
Optimal income taxation with composition effect
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Sahar Parsa (New York University)
Political Dynasties, Term Limits and Female Political Empowerment: Evidences from the Philippines
14:30 - 15:00 Wouter Dessein (Columbia Business School)
Coordination and organization design: theory and micro-evidence
15:00 - 15:30 Philip Vermeulen (European Central Bank)
Monetary policy, investment and firm heterogeneity in the euro area
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Keynote 2 : Christian Gollier (Toulouse School of Economics)
The cost-efficient carbon pricing puzzle
17:00 Reception

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Registrations are now closed. Should you have any question about your registration please contact Claudine Stage