Saturday, June 15, 2013

Conference in Bonn

I'll be at the IZA conference in Bonn in the next 2 days. Here's the program:

Monday, June 17:

08:45 - 09:00 Registration

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome Address
Ulf Rinne (IZA Deputy Director of Research)
Marius Malinowski (HypoVereinsbank)
Michael Vlassopoulos (University of Southampton) and Steffen Altmann (IZA)

09:15 - 09:30 UniCredit & Universities Best Paper Award (*)
Reinhard H. Schmidt (Goethe University Frankfurt and Scientific Committee of the UniCredit & Universities Foundation)

09:30 - 10:15 Pedro Robalo (University of Amsterdam), Rei Sayag (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  "Paying is Believing: The Effect of Costly Information on Bayesian Updating (*)"

10:15 - 11:00 Marie Claire Villeval (CNRS, GATE and IZA), Julie Beugnot (Université Laval), Bernard Fortin (Université Laval), Guy Lacroix (Université Laval)
  "Social Networks, Peer Pressure and Labor Supply"

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:15 Robert Dur (Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Josse Delfgaauw (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjan Non (Maastricht University), Willem Verbeke (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  "The Effects of Prize Spread and Noise in Elimination Tournaments: A Natural Field Experiment"

12:15 - 13:00 Jordi Brandts (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Andrej Angelovski (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona), Carles Solà (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
  "Hiring and Escalation Bias in Performance Evaluations: A Laboratory Experiment"

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 15:15 Anat Bracha (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston), Uri Gneezy (University of California, San Diego)
  "Relative Pay and Labor Supply"

15:15 - 16:00 Nicola Lacetera (University of Toronto), Bradley Larsen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Devin Pope (University of Chicago), Justin Sydnor (University of Wisconsin)
  "Bid Takers or Market Makers? The Effect of Auctioneers on Auction Outcomes"

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:15 Sebastian Goerg (Florida State University), Sebastian Kube (University of Bonn and IZA)
  "Goals (th)at Work? Goals, Monetary Incentives, and Workers’ Performance"

17:15 - 18:00 Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics and IZA), Nava Ashraf (Harvard Business School), Scott Lee (Harvard Business School)
  "Mission Incentives: Experimental Evidence on Selection, Performance and Retention among Health Workers in Zambia "

19:00 Dinner at Restaurant "Bahnhöfchen", Rheinaustr. 116, Bonn

Tuesday, June 18:

09:30 - 10:15 Matthias Sutter (University of Innsbruck and IZA), Loukas Balafoutas (University of Innsbruck), Rudolf Kerschbamer (University of Innsbruck)
  "Moral Hazard in a Real-World Credence Goods Market"

10:15 - 11:00 Florian Englmaier (University of Würzburg), Johannes Buckenmaier (University of Cologne), Matthias Fahn (University of Würzburg)
  "Relational Contracts with Present-Biased Preferences"

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:15 Michael Kosfeld (Goethe University Frankfurt and IZA)
  "Sorting of Motivated Agents: Evidence from Applicants to the German Police"

12:15 - 13:00 Mitchell Hoffman (Yale School of Management), Stephen Burks (University of Minnesota, Morris and IZA), Bo Cowgill (University of California, Berkeley), Michael Housman (Evolv on Demand)
  "The Value of Hiring Through Referrals"

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 15:15 Judd Kessler (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Lucas Coffman (Ohio State University), Clayton Featherston (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
  "Can a Small Nudge Affect Job Choice? Evidence from Teach for America"

15:15 - 16:00 Florian Hett (University of Mainz), Yann Girard (Goethe University Frankfurt)
  "Competitiveness in Dynamic Group Contests: Evidence from Combined Field and Lab Data (*)"

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:15 Muriel Niederle (Stanford University), Thomas Buser (University of Amsterdam), Hessel Oosterbeek (University of Amsterdam)
  "Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices"

19:00 Dinner at Restaurant "Strandhaus", Georgstr. 28, Bonn

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