Wednesday, January 02, 2013

AEA Annual Conference

The programme of the AEA annual conference is available here. This is the most prominent conference in Economics and the programme is a good guide to what the leading economists are interested in and a guide to areas that will be more prominent in coming years. As has been the case for the last several years, there are a number of sessions on behavioral economics, well-being and related areas. A few of them are pasted below. It is well-worth browsing through the full page:

Jan 05, 2013 10:15 am, Manchester Grand Hyatt, Elizabeth Ballroom G 
American Economic Association
Structural Behavioral Economics (D0)
PresidingSTEFANO DELLAVIGNA (University of California-Berkeley)
What Goes Up Must Come Down? Experimental Evidence on Intuitive Forecasting
JOHN BESHEARS (Stanford University)
JAMES J. CHOI (Yale University)
ANDREAS FUSTER (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
DAVID I. LAIBSON (Harvard University)
BRIGITTE C. MADRIAN (Harvard University)
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Heterogeneity, Market Structure, and the Effect of Inattention in Used Vehicle Markets
MEGHAN BUSSE (Northwestern University)
NICOLA LACETERA (University of Toronto)
DEVIN POPE (University of Chicago)
JORGE SILVA-RISSO (University of California-Riverside)
JUSTIN SYDNOR (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Distinguishing Probability Weighting from Risk Misperceptions in Field Data
LEVON BARSEGHYAN (Cornell University)
FRANCESCA MOLINARI (Cornell University)
TED O'DONOGHUE (Cornell University)
JOSHUA TEITELBAUM (Georgetown Law School)
The Importance of Being Marginal: Gender Differences in Generosity
STEFANO DELLAVIGNA (University of California-Berkeley)
JOHN A. LIST (University of Chicago)
ULRIKE MALMENDIER (University of California-Berkeley)
GAUTAM RAO (University of California-Berkeley)
ULRIKE MALMENDIER (University of California-Berkeley)
DAN SILVERMAN (Arizona State University)
BENJAMIN HANDEL (University of California-Berkeley)
XAVIER GABAIX (New York University)

Jan 05, 2013 2:30 pm, Marriott Marquis & Marina, Marina Salon E 
American Finance Association
Behavioral Finance-Individuals (G1)
PresidingBRAD BARBER (University of California-Davis)
Stock Market Returns and Annuitization: A Case of Myopic Extrapolation
ALESSANDRO PREVITERO (University of Western Ontario)
Financial Overconfidence Over Time - Foresight, Hindsight, and Insight of Investors
CHRISTOPH MERKLE (University of Mannheim)
Paying Attention: Investor Account Look-Ups and Information - Dependent Utility
DUANE SEPPI (Carnegie Mellon University)
GEORGE LOEWENSTEIN (Carnegie Mellon University)
NACHUM SICHERMAN (Columbia University)
STEPHEN UTKUS (The Vanguard Group, Inc.)
Facebook Finance: How Social Interaction Propagates Active Investing
DAVID SIMON (Brandeis University)
RAWLEY HEIMER (Brandeis University)
JEFFREY R. BROWN (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
SIMON GERVAIS (Duke University)
JAMES J. CHOI (Yale University)
BING HAN (University of Texas-Austin)

Plural Perspectives on Labor Markets: Behavioral, Feminist, Institutional, and Empirical (J7)
PresidingBRUCE KAUFMAN (Georgia State University)
Insights of Behavioral and Experimental Economics on How Labor Markets Work
MORRIS ALTMAN (Victoria University of Wellington)
Modeling Labor Markets: A Feminist Economics Perspective
DEB FIGART (Stockton College)
ELLEN MUTARI (Stockton College)
MARILYN POWER (Sarah Lawrence College)
The Labor Market Model in Institutional Economics and Industrial Relations
BRUCE E. KAUFMAN (Georgia State University)
Modeling Labor Markets: Conclusions from 30+ Years of Research and Investigation
RICHARD FREEMAN (Harvard University and NBER)
MORRIS KLEINER (University of Minnesota)
PAULA B. VOOS (Rutgers University)
Jan 05, 2013 2:30 pm, Marriott Marquis 

Jan 06, 2013 8:00 am, Manchester Grand Hyatt, Maggie 
Association of Environmental & Resource Economists
Environmental Policy and Program Evaluation (Q5)
PresidingJOSHUA LINN (Resources for the Future)
Spatial and Social Disparities in the Benefits from Air Quality Improvements
ANTONIO BENTO (Cornell University)
MATTHEW FREEDMAN (Cornell University)
COREY LANG (University of Rhode Island)
National Evidence on Behavioral Responses to an Information Campaign: The Case of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Quality Index
NICOLAI V. KUMINOFF (Arizona State University)
DANIELLE B√ĄCK (Arizona State University)
ERIC VAN BUREN (Arizona State University)
SCOTT VAN BUREN (Arizona State University)
The Impacts of Cap-and-Trade on Industry: Evidence from the European Carbon Market and German Manufacturing Plants
ULRICH J. WAGNER (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
KATRIN REHDANZ (Christian-Albrechts-University & Kiel Institute for the World Economy)
SEBASTIAN PETRICK (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)
Multimedia Pollution Regulation and Environmental Performance: EPA’s Cluster Rule
WAYNE B. GRAY (Clark University)
RONALD J. SHADBEGIAN (National Center for Environmental Economics, U.S. EPA)
MAXIMILLIAN AUFFHAMMER (University of California-Berkeley)
BRANKO BOSKOVIC (University of Alberta)
JOSHUA LINN (Resources for the Future)
JACOB LARIVIERE (University of Tennessee)

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