EDGE Jamboree, September 11-12, 2010 at University College Dublin

The meeting takes place in Geary Institute in University College Dublin (see map).

Saturday, 11th September 2010

9:30-11:00 Session 1: Empirical Macro

Chair: Vincent Hogan (UCD)

  1. Carmela Davino (Aix) Bank’s Liquidity Creation and Central Bank’s Liquidity: A Global VAR Approach
    Discussant: Olivier Groot (Cambridge)
  2. Weiwei Yin (Bocconi) Macroeconomic Fundamentals and the Exchange Rate Dynamics: A No-Arbitrage Macro-Finance Approach
    Discussant: Anna Watson (Cambridge)
  3. Rob Gillanders (UCD) The effects of foreign aid
    Discussant: Anna Gumpert (Munich)

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30–13:00 Session 2: Macro / Finance

Chair: Vincent Hogan (Dublin)

  1. Anna Watson (Cambridge) The Impact of Trade Integration and Competition on Real and Nominal Price Rigidities: Insights from a New-Keynesian DSGE Mode

      Discussant: Andreja Lenarcic (Bocconi)


  1. Olivier Groot (Cambridge)     Coordination Failure and the Financial Accelerator

      Discussant: Weiwei Yin (Bocconi)


  1. KJ Hong (Cambridge) The Sensitivity of Systematic Risk to the Return Measurement Interval when Returns follow an Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Process.

      Discussant: David Roubaud (Aix):


13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Keynote Speaker : Cormac O’Grada (UCD): Famines Past, Famine’s Future


15:00-15:30 Reception

15:30-17:00 Session 3: Game Theory

Chair: Nicolas Gravel (Aix-Marseille)

  1. Carsten Nieslen (Copenhagen)            Unawareness in Dynamic Psychological Games

      Discussant: Miriam Schutte (Munich


  1. Tanja Greiner (Munich) The Effect of Entertainment in Newspaper and Television News Coverage

      Discussant: Carsten Nielsen (Copenhagen)

  1. Remy Oddu (Aix)        The segregative properties of endogenousjurisdictions formation with a welfarist central government

      Discussant: Carmen Thoma (Munich)


20:00 Dinner at Ciao Bella Roma, Temple Bar (Bus pickup from hotel at 19:30)


Sunday, 12th September 2010

9:30–11:00 Session 4: Experimental Economics & Empirics

Chair: Matthias Messner (Bocconi)

10    Gabride Esposito (Aix)           An experimental study on learning about voting powers
Discussant: Miriam Schutte (Munich)


11    Johannes Maier (Munich)  A Note on Measuring Risk Aversion
Discussant: David Roubaud (Aix)


12    Mark McGovern (UCD) From Angela’s Ashes to the Celtic Tiger: Early Life Conditions and Adult Health in Ireland

      Discussant: Heike Schenkelberg (Munich)



11:00–11:30 Coffee Break


11:30-13:00 Session 5: Empirics

Chair: Sule Alan (Cambridge)

13    Andreja Lenarcic (Bocconi)   The Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Policy Shocks in Good Times and Bad
Discussant: David Gbaguidi (Aix)

14    Jori Pinje (Copenhagen)          Tax Evasion and Optimal Auditing in the Presence of Third-Party Information
Discussant: Tanja Greiner (Munich)


15    Heike.Schenkelberg (Munich)  Why are Prices Sticky? Evidence from Business Survey Data
Discussant: Martin Ryan (UCD)

13:00 Lunch


13:45 EDGE Committee Meeting


Rules for Presenters:

Each presenter has 15 minutes for the presentation, followed by 5 minutes of discussion by the discussant and 5 minutes for general discussion. We have a computer, which is connected to the projector. Bring a powerpoint or pdf file with the presentation slides or email them to Vincent Hogan by September 8th at the latest.

Copies of the papers will not be provided by the local organization. Each participant should download the papers before coming to the Jamboree and each presenter should bring a few copies of his or her paper to the conference.

Submission of Papers: Instructions

Presenters should submit a pdf version of their papers by email to their assigned discussant as soon as possible and certainly before August 31st.

Faculty participants:

Nicolas Gravel (Aix-Marseille)


Matthias Messner (Bocconi)


Sule Alan (Cambridge)


Hans Christian Kongsted (Copenhagen)


Vincent Hogan (Dublin)


Student participants:



Carmela Davino


Gabride Esposito


Remy Oddu


David Roubaud


David Gbaguidi






Weiwei Yin


Andreja Lenarcic






Anna Watson


Olivier Groot


KJ Hong








Carsten Nieslen


Jori Pinje






Rob Gillanders


Martin Ryan








Tanja Greiner


Heike Schenkelberg


Johannes Maier


Anna Gumpert


Miriam Schuette


Carmen Thoma



Local Organizer: Vincent Hogan, Tel: +353-87-649-5106

Last edited: August 18 2010.

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