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Royal Economic Society Conference 2019

12 April 2019

The Annual Conference brings together hundreds of academic and professional economists to present the latest developments in economics and showcase their real-world application.

The department will be well represented at RES 2019, which runs from Monday 15th April to Wednesday 17th April at the University of Warwick. We are delighted to have numerous contributions from academics and PhD students in the department, which is a testament to the significance and quality of their research.

The event will be streamed live so do follow the updates on our Twitter (@UoBrisEFM) to be alerted an hour prior to a session where we have someone presenting. Join in the discussion with the hashtag #RES2019.

Here is a list of sessions which will feature academics and PhD students from the department:

Date Session Time Presenter
Monday 15th April 18 - Politics and Development 1 13:15 - 14:45 Christoph Koenig

Competence vs. Loyalty: Political survival and electoral fraud in Russia’s regions 2000--2012 
Monday 15th April 29 - Special Session: Econometrics for Panel and Network Data  17:00 - 18:30 Irene Botosaru

Identifying distributions in a panel model with heteroskedasticity: an application to earnings volatility 
Monday 15th April 29 - Special Session: Econometrics for Panel and Network Data  17:00 - 18:30 Irene Botosaru and Chris Muris

Binarization for Panel Models with Fixed Effects 
Tuesday 16th April 30: Banking: Capital Requirements 09:00 - 10:30 Chair: Silvina Rubio
Tuesday 16th April 30: Banking: Capital Requirements 09:00 - 10:30 Silvina Rubio

Regulatory capital management to exceed thresholds
Tuesday 16th April 52: Topics in Microeconometrics 09:00 - 10:30 Sami Stouli

Simultaneous mean-variance regression
Tuesday 16th April 59: Finance: Theory 13:15 - 14:45 Guillem Ordonez-Calafi

Blockholder Disclosure Thresholds and Hedge Fund Activism 
Tuesday 16th April 74: Wage Determination 1 13:15 - 14:45 Patrick Arni

Unemployment Insurance and Learning: Evidence from Reservation Wages
Tuesday 16th April 77: Special Session: Child Care and Health  17:00 - 18:30 Bettina Siflinger, Tilburg University

The Effects of Day Care on Health During Childhood: Evidence by Age By Bettina Siflinger; Tilburg University, Gerard van den Berg; University of Bristol
Wednesday 17 April 86: Education: Allocation of Teachers and Students 09:00 - 10:30 Ellen Greaves

Deregulating teacher labour markets (Simon Burgess and Ellen Greaves)
Wednesday 17 April 97: Panel Data Econometrics and Applications  09:00 - 10:30 Irene Botosaru

Identifying Distributions in a Panel Model with Heteroskedasticity: An Application to Earnings Volatility
Wednesday 17 April 100: Taxation: Theory  09:00 - 10:30 PaweĊ‚ Doligalski

Optimal Income Taxation and Commitment on the Labor Market 
Wednesday 17 April 102: Trade: Empirical Analysis 2 09:00 - 10:30 Conrad Copeland

Bridging New Divides: The Impact of International Ethnic Linkages on Bilateral Trade in Africa
Wednesday 17 April 103: Violence Against Women in Developing Economies  09:00 - 10:30 Samantha Rawlings, University of Reading

Domestic violence and child mortality By Samantha Rawlings; University of Reading, Zahra Siddique; University of Bristol
Wednesday 17 April 104:  RES Women’s Committee Special Session
Women Leaders in Economics
12:15 - 13:15 Chair: Sarah Smith
Wednesday 17 April 129: Special Session: School Choice 15:15 - 16:45 Simon Burgess

School choice, school competition and access to good schools
By Simon Burgess; University of Bristol, Ellen Greaves; University of Bristol, Anna Vignoles; University of Cambridge


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