Fourth Annual Christmas meeting of Belgian Economists

The 4th IRES Christmas Meeting will take place on 22nd December 2014 in Room More 53.


9:00 - 9:30 Coffe and welcome
9:25 Welcome word

Session 1

Chair: Michèle Belot

9:30 - 10:00

Laurence Jacquet (Université de Cergy-Pontoise) "Optimal Income Taxation when Skills and Labor Lupply Elasticities are Heterogeneous" (joint with Etienne Lehmann)

10:00 - 10:30 François Maniquet (UCL, CORE) "Preference-consistent income poverty measurement" (joint with Aditi Dimri)
10:30 - 11:00 Jacques Drèze (UCL, CORE) "An investment plan for Europe: Juncker vs Drèze-Durré" (joint with Alain Durré)
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30 Keynote Presentation : Marcel Fafchamps (University of Stanford) "Departures from best response in bilateral link formation will counter-offer: an exprimental study"
12:30 - 14:00  Lunch (IRES coffee room)

Session 2

Chair: Fabio Mariani

14:00 - 14:30 Rigas Oikonomou (Université catholique de Louvain) Government Debt Management the Long and Short of It (joint with Faraglia, Marcet and Scott)
14:30 - 15:00 Sigrid Suetens (Tilburg University) "Don't you Push my Angry Button: Detecting Rejecters in an Ultimatum Game Using Facial Cues"
15:00 - 15:30 Frédéric Malherbe (London Business School) "Get Rid of Unanimity:The Superiority of Majority Rule with Veto Power" (joitn with Laurent Bouton and Aniol Llorente-Saguer)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

Session 3

Chair : TBA

16:00 - 16:30 Wouter Dessein (Columbia University) "Managerial Style and Attention" (joint with Tanos Santos)
16:30 - 17:00 Stijn Baert (University of Ghent) "Sticky Floor : Due to Employee or Due to Employer preferences?"
17:15 - 18:15 Keynote presentation : David de la Croix (UCL, IRES) "Knowledge Transmission, Apprenticeship, and Technological Progress in the Pre-Industrial Econom
18:30 - ... Drink (IRES Coffee Room)