École Doctorale N°372 de Sciences Économique et de Gestion d’Aix-Marseille


E.D.G.E. (European Doctorate Group in Economics)


Jamboree 2003


27-28 September 2003



Saturday 27 September 2003          

09h-10h30 :                Workshop session 1 :

Alireza Naghavi (Dublin)  "R&D-inducing Green Tariffs or Environmental Harmonization"

Discussant:  Jens Erik Nielsen (Copenhagen)

G. Attanasi, (Milan) "Waiting Value and Testing Value: a more general approach to environmental decisions under uncertainty"

Discussant: Sophie Pardo (Marseille) (to be confirmed)

Han Nie (Dublin) "The Effect of Information Disclosure on Patent Policy"

Discussant: Alexander Raubold (Munich) 


11h-12h30:                 Workshop session 2:

Jamel Jouini (Marseille): “Bootstrap tests in multiple structural change models”

Discussant : Heine Bohn Nielsen (Copenhagen)

 Ken Hori (Cambridge): "Profit-Sharing as the Optimal Wage Contract"  

Discussant: Emilie Daudey (Marseille)

Petia Manolova (Marseille): “Real taxation and production in a monetary economy with spatially differentiated agents”.

Discussant: Dennis Novy (Cambridge)


14h-15h15 :    Keynote lecture Alan Kirman (IUF, GREQAM, Uty Aix-Marseille) : From microeconomics to macroeconomics : Individual versus collective rationality


15h30-17h :                Workshop session 3:

Richard Schmidtke (Munich): “Private provision of a complementary public good” Note

Discussant: Whalid Ichri (Marseille)

Wiebke Kuklys (Cambridge): "Psychometric Equivalence Scales for Household Composition and Disability: Evidence from the UK"  

Discussant: Hélène Couprie (Marseille)

Sebastian Bervoets (Marseille): “Appraising diversity with an ordinal notion of similarity: An axiomatic approach”

Discussant: Elisabeth Hermann Fredriksen (Copenhagen)


17h15-18h45 :            Workshop session 3:

Rodrigo Caputo (Cambridge): "Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate in a Model with Endogenous Persistence".

Discussant: Ludovic Giet (Marseille)

Heino Bohn Nielsen (Copenhagen) "Has US Monetary Policy Followed the Taylor Rule? A cointegration analalysis, 1988-2002”.

Discussant: Leila Nouira (Marseille)

Astrid Selder (Munich): “Demand inducement, technology choice and insurance”

Discussant: Francesco Bripi (Milan)

19h30 :                       Reception Town hall, Aix en Provence

20h30:                        Dinner (city centre)

23h30:                                    Bus to “La Baume”

Sunday 28 September 2003

09h-10h30 :                Workshop session 4:

Christian Merz (Munich): “Asset pricing bubble formation with heterogeneous agents”

Discussant: Filippo Pavesi (Milan)

Marco Aiolfi (Milan): “Model Uncertainty, Thick Modelling and the Predictability of Stock Returns”.

Discussant:  Tatiana Tzoulia (Cambridge)

Hongmei Zhao (Dublin)  "Measuring the NAIRU - A structural VAR approach"

Discussant: Kevin Sheedy (Cambridge)


11h-12h30:                 Workshop session 5:

G. Aldashev, (Milan) "A Theory of Electoral Participation Based on Social Exchange" 

Discussant: Simone Kohnz (Munich)

Jacob Weisdorf, (Copenhagen) “From Home Production to Market Production: Long-Run Growth from a Boserupian Perspective”

Discussant:  Andreas Leukert (Munich)

Miriam Teschl (Marseille): “Locating identity within economic theory”.


12h45: Lunch and EDGE Committee meeting

13h45: Departure : Bus to Coach station


Eric GIRARDIN (Uté de la Méditerranée Greqam ):  girardin@univ-aix.fr

Nicolas GRAVEL (Uté de la Méditerranée Greqam) : Nicolas.Gravel@wanadoo.fr


La Baume les Aix

13 Les Milles

(close to Aix en Provence, shuttle bus)


Staff :

Hôtel Cardinal

24 rue Cardinale

13100 Aix en Provence

T° 33 (0)

Fax 33 (0)

On this map in D5


On this map the coach station is in L4


Students :

La Baume les Aix

13 Les Milles


- People travelling by air (Marseille-Provence Airport) or train (Aix en Provence TGV-station) should take the shuttle to Aix en Provence (it terminates at the coach station).

- A bus shuttle will take students from the coach station to La Baume on Friday 26th at 22h30, and from La Baume to the coach station on Sunday September 28th after lunch (i.e. at 13h45).

- For staff, the hotel is within walking distance of the coach station. We will come to take staff at the hotel on Saturday at 8.20 a.m.


Yannick Kerignard

            Faculty of economics

Université de la Méditerranée

13621 Aix en Provence cedex

tel : 33 4 42 91 48 65 ; Email : dessebf@univ-aix.fr