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IAP Meeting Print
Monday, 13 October 2008, 10:00 - 17:30

CORE (Université catholique de Louvain)
CES(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
ECARES(Université Libre de Bruxelles)
GEQO(Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur)
IRES(Université catholique de Louvain)
SHERPPA (Universiteit Gent)

Economic Policy and Finance in the Global Economy: Equilibrium Analysis and Social Evaluation(Contract P6/07)

IAP-Day, October 13, 2008


10:00 Introduction by Claude d’Aspremont (CORE, UCL)

10:15 PART I - Equilibrium and ContractsOverview by David de la Croix (IRES, UCL), Chair

10:30 Jacob Punnoose (SHERPPA, UGent) Dissecting the Dynamics of the US Trade Balance in an Estimated Equilibrium Model

11:00 Laurent Bouton (ECARES, ULB) One Person, Many Votes: Divided Majority and Information Aggregation

11:30 Frédéric Docquier (IRES, UCL) International Migration, Transfers of Norms and Home Country Fertility

12:00 Frédéric Deroïan (GREQAM, Aix-Marseille) Risk-taking in Social Networks

12:30 Lunch (and Administrative Meeting)

13:30 PART II - Social Evaluation and Public GovernanceOverview by Erik Schokkaert (CES, KUL), Chair

13:45 Ksenia Panidi (ECARES, ULB) Why Do We Avoid Doctors? The View from Behavioral Economics Standpoint

14:15 Jean-François Maystadt (CORE, UCL) Winners and Losers Among a Refugee-Hosting Population

14:45 Kristof Bosmans (Maastricht Univ.) A Consistent Multidimensional Pigou-Dalton Transfer Principle

15:15 Coffee Break

15:30 PART III - International Economics and Finance Overview by Robert Kollmann (ECARES, ULB), Chair

15:45 Francesco Violante (GEQO-FUNDP, Namur) Consistent Ranking of Multivariate Volatility Models

16:15 Paul De Grauwe (CES, KUL) Animal Spirits and Monetary Policy

16:45 Gerdie Everaert (SHERPPA, UGent) Using Backward Means to Eliminate Individual Effects from Dynamic Panels

Location: S 12.227
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