13 May 2011 – 15 May 2011
2nd Workshop ME@Ravello on “Personnel Economics and the Public Sector”
Friday May 13
9.15 Welcome address: Alberto Bennardo (Università di Salerno)
9.30-10.10 Dilip Mookherjee (BostonUniversity), “Political Clientelism and Capture: Theory and Evidence from West Bengal,” with P. Bardhan.
10.15-10.55 Giovanni Pica (Università di Salerno), “Liberalizing Professional Services: Evidence from Italian Lawyers,” with M. Pellizzari.
11.15-11.55 Manuel Bagues (Universidad Carlos III), “Performance Pay and Judicial Production: Evidence from Spain,” with B. Esteve-Volart.
12.00-12.40 Ernesto Dal Bó (UC Berkeley), “Term Length and the Effort of Politicians.”
14.00-14.40 Eleonora Patacchini (Università di Roma “La Sapienza”), “Dynamic Aspects of Teenage Friendships and Educational Attainment,” with E. Rainone E. and Y. Zenou
14.45-15.00 Ph.D. student selected presentation Francesca Acacia (University of Leicester) “Voters-Candidate Ideological Proximity and the Decision to Vote.”
15.00-16.00 Ph.D. students poster session Gabriele Ruiu (Università di Cassino and EIEF), “Tax Morale, Slippery-Slope Framework and Tax Compliance: A Cross-section Analysis,” with G. Lisi.
Vincenzo Platino (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne and Università di Salerno),
“Private versus public consumption within groups: testing the nature of goods from
aggregate data,”_with L. Cherchye and B. De Rock.
Cristian Barra (Università di Salerno), “Risk and regulation. The efficiency of Italian
cooperative banks,” S. Destefanis and G. Lubrano Lavadera.
Nino Speziale (Università di Salerno), “Crime, deterrence and economic conditions in
Italian regions. New evidence based on panel data,” with M. Costantini.
Saturday May 14
9.30-10.10 Tracy Lewis (Duke University), "Disclosing Public Information: Who needs to know".
10.15-10.55 David Rahman (University of Minnesota), "But Who Will Monitor the Monitor?"
11.15-11.55 Giuseppe De Marco (Università Parthenope), "Partnership, Reciprocity and Team Design,” with G. Immordino
12.00-12.40 Alessandro Bonatti (MIT), “Career Patterns and Career Concerns”
14.00-14.40: Stefano Gagliarducci (Università di Roma“Tor Vergata”), “Gender Interactions within Hierarchies: Evidence from the Political Arena,” with D. Paserman.
14.45-15.00: Ph.D. student selected presentation
Francesco Lancia (Università Cattolica), “Self-Commitment, Institutions and
Cooperation in Overlapping Generation Games,” with A. Russo.
15.00-16.00: Ph.D. students poster session
Andrea Blasco (Università di Bologna), “Paying Positive to Go Negative: Advertisers’
Competition and Media Reports,” with P. Pin and F. Sobbrio.
Christian Di Pietro (Università di Salerno), “The Evolution of Wealth Distribution in a
Model of Educational Investment with Heterogenous Agents,” with M. D’Amato.
Matteo Fragetta (Università di Salerno), “Identification of Monetary Policy in SVAR
Models: A Data-Oriented Perspective,” with G. Melina.
Lucia Corbo (Università di Salerno), “Manipulation and Power of Incentives.”
Sunday May 15
9.00-9.30 Antonio Merlo (University of Pennsylvania), “The Ruling Class:Management and Politics in Modern Italy.”
9.35-10.05 Roberto Perotti (Università Bocconi),
“Academic Dynasties,” with R. Durante and G. Labartino.
10.10-10.40 Alberto Bisin (New York University), “On the Sustainability of the Welfare State.”
11.00-11.30 Nicola Persico (New York University), “The Productivity of Italian Labor Law Judges,” with D. Coviello and A. Ichino
11.35-13.20 Round Table (in Italian) on “Prospettive dell’università italiana a pochi mesi dalla Legge di Riforma”
Massimo Gaggi (Corriere della Sera)