EDGE Jamboree, September 7-8, 2013
                                                                   University of Cambridge




Sidney Sussex College

Sidney Street

Cambridge, CB2 3HU



Saturday, 7th September 2013


9:00 – 11:00   Session 1: Applied Theory (chair: Pontus Rendahl)

Kathrin Schlafmann (Universität München - LMU): "Housing, Mortgages, and Self Control"

                  Discussant: Frederico Lima (University of Cambridge)

Anna Gumpert (Universität München - LMU): "The organization of knowledge in multinational firms"

                  Discussant: Ole Jann (Københavns Universitet)

Alexandre Kohlhas (University of Cambridge): “A New Hayekian Concern: Monetary Policy and the Information Content of Aggregate Variables

                  Discussant: Nicolas Abad (Université Aix-Marseille II)



11:00 – 11:30   Coffee break


11:30 – 13:30   Session 2: Trade (chair: Giammario Impullitti)

Mette Foged (Københavns Universitet): "Migration and trade shocks: Evidence from matched worker-firm data"

                  Discussant: Volker Lindenthal (Universität München - LMU)

Andrea Ciani (Università Bocconi): "Export, quality and credit constraints: a firm level study"

                  Discussant: Benedikte Bjerge (Københavns Universitet)

Volker Lindenthal (Università Bocconi): "The Cyclicality of Labor Flows in German Exporters and Non-Exporters"

                  Discussant: Alexandra Semrad (Universität München - LMU)



13:30 – 14:30   Lunch


14:30 – 16:30   Session 3: Applied Economics I (chair: Davide Cantoni)

David Candon (University College Dublin): "The medium-term effects of cancer in the English labour market"

                  Discussant: Andrea Ciani (Università Bocconi)

Alexandra Semrad (Universität München - LMU): "Modern Secondary Education and Economic Outcomes: The Introduction of the Gewerbeschule and Realschule in 19th Century Bavaria"

                  Discussant: Mette Foged (Københavns Universitet)

Pooyan Khashabi (Università Bocconi): “Innovators’ Working Autonomy; Managing Knowledge Workers“

                  Discussant: Anna Gumpert (Universität München – LMU)


16:30 – 17:00   Coffee break


17:00 – 19:00   Session 4: Applied Economics II (chair: Vincent Hogan)

Benedikte Bjerge (Københavns Universitet): “Efficiency of land market institutions in The Gambia: Network level evidence oft he importance of family ties

                  Discussant: Nataliya Klimenko (Université Aix-Marseille II)

Benjamin Boeninghausen (Universität München - LMU): "Credit Ratings and Cross-Border Bond Market Spillovers"

                  Discussant: Saleem Bahaj (University of Cambridge)

Riccardo Trezzi (University of Cambridge): "Shake me the money! – Transfer multipliers when earthquakes strike in Italy"

                  Discussant: David Candon (University College Dublin)


19:30 –  Dinner


Sunday, 8th September 2012


9:40 – 11:00   Session 5: Theory (chair: Tanguy Van Ypersele)

Nataliya Klimenko (Université Aix-Marseille II): "Credit rationing, debt issuance costs and corporate investment"

                  Discussant: Alexandre Kohlhas (University of Cambridge)

Antoine Bonleu (Université Aix-Marseille II): "Housing market regulation and social network"

                  Discussant: Andreas Bjerre-Nielsen (Københavns Universitet)


11:00 – 11:30   Coffee break


11:30 – 13:30   Session 6: Macroeconomics (chair: Pontus Rendahl)

Gitte Salmansen (Københavns Universitet): "Government Spending in a Small Open Economy with Non-Ricardian Households"

                  Discussant: Riccardo Trezzi (University of Cambridge)

Saleem Bahaj (University of Cambridge): "Systemic Risk and the Euro Crisis: A Narrative Approach"

                  Discussant: Antoine Bonleu (Université Aix-Marseille II)

Nicolas Abad (Université Aix-Marseille II): "Taxing consumption and investment good? The (de-) stabilizing role of sector specific taxation"

                  Discussant: Gitte Salmansen (Københavns Universitet)


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 Cambridge.  Each participant should download the papers before coming to Cambridge 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 Pontus Rendahl (rpk22@cam.ac.uk) before August 15.


Student participants:

University College Dublin

David Candon


Université Aix-Marseille II

Nicolas Abad


Antoine Bonleu


Nataliya Klimenko


University of Cambridge

Saleem Bahaj


Riccardo Trezzi


Frederico Lima


Alexandre Kohlhas


Università Bocconi

Volker Lindenthal


Pooyan Khashabi


Andrea Ciani

Morteza Zamanian



Københavns Universitet

Mette Foged


Gitte Salmansen


Benedikte Bjerge


Ole Jann


Andreas Bjerre-Nielsen


Universität München – LMU

Benjamin Boeninghausen


Anna Gumpert


Alexandra Semrad


Kathrin Schlafmann




Organizing Committee:

Pontus Rendahl

Lecturer, University of Cambridge

Faculty of Economics
Austin Robinson Building

Sidgwick Avenue

CB3 9DD, Cambridge, United Kingdom