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(November 15) 2nd Barcelona-Paris School of Economics Joint Workshop “Culture and Preferences”

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PSE will host the 2nd Barcelona-Paris School of Economics Joint Workshop on “Culture and Preferences” on November 15th, 2019. This event is co-organized by PSE and Diplocat.

Workshop Organisers:
Libertad González (UPF), Andrew Clark (PSE) and Thierry Verdier (PSE).

2nd Barcelona-Paris School of Economics Joint Workshop
"Culture and Preferences"

Novembre 15, 2019 ; 9:15am - 5:30pm
Venue : PSE - Paris School of Economics, 48 boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris
Room R2-01


09:15‐09:30 Opening Session


Daniel Camós, Délégué, Représentation de la Catalogne en France
Andrew Clark, Director of International Relations, Paris School of Economics
Laura Foraster Lloret, Diplocat

Morning Session

09:30‐11:30 Chair: Andrew Clark (PSE)

Thierry Verdier (PSE)
“Simple Models of Coevolution of Culture and Institutions”
Libertad González (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
“Can public policy change social norms? How paternity leave affects children”
Katia Zhuravskaya (PSE)
“Diffusion of Gender Norms: Evidence from Stalin’s Ethnic Deportations”
Xavi Ramos (UAB)
“Preferences for Redistribution and Cognitive Ability”

11:30‐12:00 Coffee break

12:00‐13:00 PhD Session 1. Chair: Hannes Mueller (IAE-CSIC and Barcelona GSE)

Milena Djourelova (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
"More than Words? Media, Immigration and Persuasion through Slanted Language"
Martin Fernández‐Sánchez (PSE)
“Més Que Un Club: Football, National Identity and Political Preferences”
Katharina Janezic (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
“Liars in politics: New evidence on lying aversion from Spanish mayors”
Emanuela Migliaccio (PSE)
“On the Spatial Diffusion of Cooperation with Endogenous Matching Institutions”

13:00‐14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session

14:00‐16:00 Chair: Libertad González (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell (IAE-CSIC and Barcelona GSE)
“I Perceive Therefore I Demand: The Formation of Inequality Perceptions and Demand for Redistribution”
Fabrice Etilé (PSE)
“Endogenous cultural identity and unemployment”
Hannes Mueller (IAE-CSIC and Barcelona GSE)
“Terror and Tourism: The Economic Consequences of Media Coverage”
Andrew Clark (PSE)
“Economic Insecurity and the Rise of the Right”

16:00‐16:30 Coffee break

16:30‐17:30 PhD Session 2. Chair: Katia Zhuravskaya (PSE)

Ana Rodríguez (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
“The impact of the female advantage in education on the marriage market”
Thomas Douenne (PSE)
“Yellow Vests, Endogenous Beliefs, and Carbon Tax Aversion”
Tingting Wu (UAB and Barcelona GSE)
"Giving Decision of Time and Money: A Laboratory Experiment"
Lucie Letrouit (PSE)
“Social hierarchies between multiple ethno‐cultural groups”


Co‐organised by Diplocat, the Representation of Catalonia in France and the Paris School of Economics, Paris.

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