Economics serving society

(May 6-7) Paris‐London Public Economics Conference

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PSE - Paris School of Economics is glad to invite you to the Paris-London Public Economics Conference co-organized with the Institut des Politiques Publiques (IPP), Institute For Fiscal Studies (IFS), London School of Economics (LSE), Sciences Po - Department of Economics and University College London (UCL).

Paris-London Public Economics Conference

Programme:

All times are London time (BST)

Thursday 6 May, 2021

Session 1 - 14:00 - 15:30

14:00 - 14:45 - Daniel Reck with John Guyton, Patrick Langetieg, Max Risch, and Gabriel Zucman
Tax Evasion at the Top of the Income Distribution: Theory and Evidence

14:45 - 15:30 - Atilla Lindner with Anikó Bíró, Réka Branyiczk and Lili Márk
The Impact of Payroll Tax Subsidies: Theory and Evidence

15:30 - 16:00 - Break / Informal Discussion

Session 2 - 16:00 - 17:30

16:00 - 16:45 - Imran Rasul with Nicolas Cerkez and Adnan Khan
Pro-Poor Transfers and Economic Preferences of the Rich and Poor: Evidence from a Four-Year Partial Population Experiment

16:45 - 17:30 - Winnie van Dijk with Rob Collinson, John Eric Humphries, Nick Mader, Davin Reed and Daniel Tannenbaum
Eviction and poverty in American cities: evidence from Chicago and New York

17:30 - 18:00 - Break / Informal Discussion

Session 3 - 18:00 - 19:30

18:00 - 18:45 - Gordon Dahl with Anders Stenberg and Dan-Olof Rooth
High School Majors, Comparative (Dis)Advantage, and Future Earnings

18:45 - 19:30 - Ghazala Azmat with Katja Kaufmann
Formation of College Plans, Expected Returns and Preferences: Evidence on the Process of Adjustment to a Large Shock

Friday 7 May, 2021

Session 4 - 14:00 - 15:30

14:00 - 14:45 - Camille Landais with Katrine Jakobsen, Henrik Kleven and Jonas Kolsrud
Do the Rich Flee Wealth Taxes? Evidence from Scandinavia

14:45 - 15:00 - Break

15:00 - 16:30 - Keynote address: Robin Burgess
“The Economics of Energy and the Environment”
Q&A and Discussion to follow

16:30 - 17:00 - Break / Informal Discussion

Session 5 - 17:00 - 18:30

17:00 - 17:45 - Eric Zwick with João Granja, Constantine Yannelis, and Christos Makridis
Did the Paycheck Protection Program Hit the Target?

17:45 - 18:30 - Laurent Bach with Antoine Bozio, Brice Fabre, Arthur Guillouzouic, Claire Leroy, and Clément Malgouyres
Follow the Money! Combining Household and Firm-Level Evidence to Unravel the Tax Elasticity of Dividends

Notes:

  • Paper presentations will be 30 minutes for authors followed by 15 minutes for questions and discussion.
  • Please contact sticerd lse.ac.uk if you have any questions about the conference.

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Funding from the European Research council (ERC), from the Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), from “Investissements d’avenir” for Paris Graduate School of Economics (PSE), and from the Centre for the microeconomic analysis of public policy (CPP) and The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) is gratefully acknowledged.

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