EDGE Jamboree, September 6-7, 2014
University of Copenhagen




Department of Economics

University of Copenhagen

Øster Farimagsgade 5, building 26,
DK-1353 Copenhagen K




Saturday, 6th September 2014


9:00 – 11:00   Session 1: International Economics (chair: Jakob Munch)

Moussa Fall (Université Aix-Marseille II), China's Capital Inflow Measures: an Assessment from Goods Pricing Strategies and the Forward Exchange Rate for the RMB

                  Discussant: Alessandro Di Nola (Università Bocconi)

Sybille Lehwald (Universität München - LMU), Drivers of Wage Inequality in Germany: Trade, Technology, or Institutions?

                  Discussant: Mette Foged (Københavns Universitet)

Lise Clain (Université Aix-Marseille II), International transmission of bubble crashes Discussant: Morteza Zamanian (Università Bocconi)



11:00 – 11:30   Coffee break


11:30 – 13:30   Session 2: Applied Economics (chair: Sebastian Bervoets)

Laura Richter (University of Cambridge), Social Effects in the Diffusion of Solar Photovoltaic Technology in the UK

                  Discussant: Bernhard Enzi (Universität München - LMU)

Anne Hoffman (Københavns Universitet), The Missing Men: Combined Micro and Macro Evidence in relation to Prenatal Fasting

                  Discussant:Carole Treibich  (Université Aix-Marseille II)

Konstantin Lucks (Universität München - LMU), Unleashing Animal Spirits - Self-   Control and Bubbles in Experimental Asset Markets

                  Discussant: Moussa Fall (Université Aix-Marseille II)



13:30 – 14:30   Lunch


14:30 – 16:30   Session 3: The Great Recession (chair: Matthias Messner)

Alessandro Di Nola (Università Bocconi), Capital misallocation during the Great Recession

                  Discussant: Cherry Muijsson (University of Cambridge)

Sebastian Barfort (Københavns Universitet), Great Expectations: Income expectations, income realizations, and attituted towards redistribution

                  Discussant: Tim Stolper (Universität München - LMU)

Morteza Zamanian (Università Bocconi), Firm size and business fluctuations during the great recession

                  Discussant: Filip Rozsypal (University of Cambridge)


16:30 – 17:00   Coffee break


17:00 – 18:20   Session 4: Theory (chair: Soenje Reiche)

Francesco Girlanda (Università Bocconi), From preferences to choice: a completion approach

                  Discussant: Konstantin Lucks (Universität München - LMU)

Daphne Alvarez Villa (Universität München - LMU), Extractive colonial institutions: An explanation for the emergence and persistence of informality

                  Discussant: Sebastian Barfort (Københavns Universitet)


20:30 –  Dinner Restaurant Høst, Nørre Farimagsgade 41, 1364 Copenhagen K.


Sunday, 7th September 2012


9:00 – 11:00   Session 5: Macroeconomics (chair: Davide Cantoni)

Filip Rozsypal (University of Cambridge), Schumpeterian business cycles

                  Discussant: Lise Clain (Université Aix-Marseille II)

Alexey Gorn (Università Bocconi), The role of headhunters in wage inequality and jobless recoveries

                  Discussant: Sybille Lehwald (Universität München - LMU)

Cherry Muijsson (University of Cambridge), Assessing Interbank Connectedness Using Transmission Decomposition Techniques: an Application to Eurozone SIFIs

                  Discussant: Anne Hoffman (Københavns Universitet)

11:00 – 11:30   Coffee break


11:30 – 13:30   Session 6: Applied Economics II (chair: Jakob Munch)

Carole Treibich (Université Aix-Marseille II), Your money or your life!" The influence of injury and fine expectations on helmet adoption among motorcyclists in Delhi

                  Discussant: Laura Richter (University of Cambridge)

Bernhard Enzi (Universität München - LMU), Gender Grade Differentials in Germany

                  Discussant: Jakob Egholt Søgaard (Københavns Universitet)

Jakob Egholt Søgaard (Københavns Universitet), Labour Supply and Optimization Frictions: Evidence from the Danish student labour market

                  Discussant: Larissa Zierow (Universität München - LMU)


13:30 – 14:30   Lunch



Rules for presenters:

Each presenter has 30 minutes for the presentation, followed by 10 minutes discussion. The authors should make sure that the discussant is provided with a copy of the paper in due time before the Jamboree. Copies of the papers will not be provided by the local organization in Copenhagen. Each participant should download the papers before coming to Copenhagen and each presenter should bring a few copies of his or her paper to the conference. 

Presenters should submit a pdf version of their papers by email to Charlotte Jespersen (Charlotte.Jespersen@econ.ku.dk) before August 18.

Student participants:

Université Aix-Marseille II

Lise Clain

Carole Treibich

Moussa Fall




University of Cambridge

Cherry Muijsson


Laura Richter


Filip Rozsypal

Julien Gagnon



Università Bocconi

Alexey Gorn


Francesco Girlanda


Alessandro Di Nola

Morteza Zamanian





Københavns Universitet

Anne Hoffman


Sebastian Barfort


Jakob Egholt Søgaard


Mette Foged




Universität München – LMU

Bernhard Enzi


Daphne Alvarez Villa


Sybille Lehwald


Konstantin Lucks

Larissa Zierow



Tim Stolper tim.stolper@tax.mpg.de



Organizing Committee:

Jakob Munch

Department of Economics
University of Copenhagen

Øster Farimagsgade 5, building 26

DK-1353 Copenhagen K