Southern Economic Association Conference
Program Sessions Listing

 Sunday,  8:00 am

Session 1A*Empirics of Entry
Session 2AThe Relationship of Economics and Religious Values
Session 3A*Financial Crises: 1907 and the Great Depression
Session 4A*Topics in Race and Economics
Session 5A*Economics of K-12 Education
Session 6A*Development Microeconomics I
Session 7A*Intersection of International and Industrial Economics
Session 8ADon Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Essay Contest
Session 9ALaw and Economics II
Session 10ATeaching Economic Workshops: A Panel Discussion
Session 11AHealth and Welfare
Session 12AFinancial Markets and Economic Growth
Session 13APublic Policy and Property Rights
Session 14APurchasing Power Parity
Session 15AExperiments on Law and the Political Process
Session 16AIssues in Forensic Economics
Session 17AEnvironmental Risk and Choice
Session 18AExperiments in Mechanism Design

 Sunday,  10:00 am

Session 19B*Advertising and Television
Session 20B*Topics in Sports Economics
Session 21B*Evolution of American Financial Networks: Mad as Hell and Not Going to Take Those Externalities Anymore
Session 22B*Fifty Years After Brown vs Board of Education - Panel Discussion
Session 23B*Economics of Higher Education I
Session 24B*Credit Markets in Developing Countries
Session 25BUrban and Regional Economics
Session 26BConstitutional Issues
Session 27BMacroeconomic Analysis I
Session 28BEconomics of Occupational Choice and Mobility
Session 29BIssues in Applied Econometrics
Session 30BIndustrial Organization I: Technology and Information
Session 31BEconomics of Wind Hazards
Session 32BIndustrial Organization III: Empirical Results
Session 33BLearning and Group Dynamics
Session 34BDifferences Between the Roles of a Forensic Economist for the Plaintiff and for the Defendant in Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Litigation - Roundtable Discussion
Session 35BInternational Environmental Economics
Session 36BEconomics of Marriage and Cohabitation
Session 37BSEA Board of Trustees Luncheon Meeting

 Sunday,  1:15 pm

Session 38C*Airlines, Empirically
Session 39C*Empirical IO
Session 40C*Children and the Family
Session 41CEnvironmental Management
Session 42C*Issues in Education
Session 43C*Development Microeconomics II
Session 44C*Empirical Implications/Tests of Social Capital
Session 45CMarket-Process Approaches to Political Economy
Session 46CApplied Microeconomic Analysis
Session 47C*The Humble Truth: Honoring Leland Yeager I
Session 48CMacroeconomic Issue of Various Countries
Session 49CCan Undergraduate Students DO Research?
Session 50CTopics in the Status of Hispanics in the U.S.
Session 51CEconomics of Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations
Session 52CTrust
Session 53CWorkshop on Calculating Work Probabilities Using the Markov Increment-Decrement Worklife Expectancy Model
Session 54CEnvironmental Economics in Urban Settings
Session 55CE-Commerce Experiments

 Sunday,  3:15 pm

Session 56DInternational Political Economy and Institutions
Session 57DFiscal Policy and Economic Stabilization
Session 58DTeaching Economics
Session 59DTrade, Growth, and Political Economy
Session 60DAntitrust Issues
Session 61D*Pricing Strategies
Session 62D*Industrial Organization and Health Care Markets
Session 63DPublic Choice
Session 64DAustrian Themes in the History of Economic Thought
Session 65D*The Humble Truth: Honoring Leland Yeager II
Session 66DEconomics of Exports and Components
Session 67DEconomic Education I
Session 68DPrice Determination: Theories and Evidence
Session 69D*Macroeconomics: Back to the Future
Session 70DTax Policy
Session 71DEffects and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy
Session 72DInstitutions and Economic Development
Session 73DRisk and Value Elicitation Experiments

 Sunday,  5:15 pm

Session 74E*Distinguished Guest Lecture

 Sunday,  6:15 pm

Session 75FGeorgescu-Roegen Prize in Economics Presentation
Session 76FPost-Lecture Cash Bar & Job Market Poster Fair

 Monday,  8:00 am

Session 78G*Media Bias
Session 79G*Skills Formation and Human Capital Development
Session 80G*The Monetary Interpretation of Macroeconomic History
Session 81G*Teaching Economics: Principles from the Masters
Session 82G*Sports and Gaming
Session 83GThe Intellectual Tyranny of the Status Quo
Session 84G*Public Economics: Issues in Taxation
Session 85G*Tax Competition II
Session 86GRoundtable: South Royalton 30 Years Later
Session 87GTime Series Econometrics
Session 88GTrade, Wages, and the Public Sector
Session 89GCoordination Games
Session 90GCo-Integration and Empirical Applications to Money Demand and Expectations Hypotheses
Session 91GWage Determination
Session 92G*Factor Intensity and FDI
Session 93GAuction Experiments
Session 94GEnvironmental Policy
Session 95GIndustrial Organization IV: Firms and Aggregates
Session 96GFertility, Human Capital, and Development
Session 97GThe Economics of Education I
Session 98GSome Economic Policy Legacies at Mid-Decade

 Monday,  10:00 am

Session 99H*Advertising and Search
Session 100HWhat Have Been the Labor Market Costs of the Erosion in the Economy's Automatic Stabilizers?
Session 101H*Applied Industrial Organization
Session 102H*School Choice
Session 103H*Education Outcomes and Policies
Session 104H*Topics in Health Economics
Session 105HDo Economists Reach a Conclusion?
Session 106H*Welfare Reform
Session 107HComplexity Science
Session 108HMacroeconomic Analysis II
Session 109H*Guns, Drugs, and Crime
Session 110HDecision Making Experiments
Session 111HTopics in Economics Education
Session 112HEmployment, Income, and Income Inequality
Session 113HTopics in Microeconomics
Session 114HEliciting Cooperation
Session 115HLand Use
Session 116HLaw and Economics I
Session 117HEconometric Methods and Tests
Session 118HEmpirical Law and Economics, Public Choice Style
Session 119HCoase, Hayek and Schumpeter

 Monday,  1:00 pm

Session 120J*Association Lecture

 Monday,  2:15 pm

Session 121K*Two-Sided Markets
Session 122K*The Economics of the Great Depression
Session 123K*Sports Labor Markets
Session 124K*Structural Models in Labor and Public Economics
Session 125K*New Methods for Empirical Macroeconomists
Session 126K*China's Financial System
Session 127K*The Determinants of Health Outcomes
Session 128K*Welfare and Work
Session 129KInvestigating the Practices and Institutions of Academic Economics
Session 130KInternational Economics and Trade
Session 131KInvestment Finance
Session 132KTrade, Technology, and Environmental Issues
Session 133KEconomic Analysis of the Status of Women
Session 134K*Tax Competition I
Session 135KInterest Groups, Institutions, and Policy
Session 136KThe Economics of Gambling
Session 137KValuation
Session 138KFood Stamps and Family Well-Being
Session 139KRenewable Resources
Session 140KGraduate Student Session: Empirical Studies of Health, Human Capital, and Income Distribution
Session 141KLabor Economics and Human Capital

 Monday,  4:15 pm

Session 142LPresidential Address
Session 143L*Southern Economic Association Business Meeting

 Tuesday,  8:00 am

Session 151N*Drug Advertising
Session 152N*Health Care Provision and Utilization
Session 153N*Families and Welfare Programs
Session 154N*Inference in the Presence of Measurement Error
Session 155N*Trade and Political Economy I
Session 156N*Technology Shocks and Macroeconomic Fluctuations
Session 157N*The Economics of Aging
Session 158N*The Industrial Revolution
Session 159N*Economics of Education II
Session 160NRisk Aversion Experiments: From the Lab to the Field
Session 161NMicroeconomic Behavior in Sports
Session 162NAlternative Monetary Regimes
Session 163NApplied Economic Issues
Session 164NProductivity Topics in Energy and Environmental Economics
Session 165NReal-Time Data Analysis
Session 166NFisheries
Session 167NRoundtable: Hayek's Challenge by Bruce Caldwell
Session 168NInternational Business Cycles
Session 169NShocks, Cycles, and Welfare
Session 170NGraduate Student Session: Theory and Hypothesis Testing
Session 171NIssues in Public Sector Economics

 Tuesday,  10:00 am

Session 172P*The Changing Nature of Retirement Saving
Session 173PAlcohol Consumption
Session 174P*Econometrics: Methods and Applications
Session 175P*Economics and the NCAA
Session 176P*Trade and Political Economy II: Honoring Ed Tower
Session 177P*Exchange Rates and Asian Exports
Session 178P*The Economics of Crime
Session 179P*Measuring Firm Efficiency
Session 180P*Institutional Determinants of Patenting and Patent Litigation Outcomes
Session 181PBargaining, Taking and Experience
Session 182PTopics in the Economics of Obesity
Session 183PExchange Rates: Cause and Effect
Session 184PTechnological Change and Economic Growth
Session 185PEconomics of Labor Supply and Fertility
Session 186PApplied Microeconomics
Session 187PNatural Resources
Session 188PThe Knowledge Problem in Diverse Contexts
Session 189PBig Government: Forces and Trends
Session 191PCharity Fundraising
Session 192PIssues in Political Economy

 Tuesday,  12:30 pm

Session 193Q*Economics of Higher Education II
Session 194Q*Determinants of Academic Performance
Session 195Q*Pricing in Sports Markets
Session 196QHealth Policy and Individual Decision Making
Session 197QChild Welfare and Family Structure
Session 198Q*Open Economy Macroeconomics
Session 199QThe Behavior of Asset Prices
Session 200Q*International Trade
Session 201QSports Economics History
Session 202QEconomic Policy and Welfare
Session 203QEconomics of Trade Openness
Session 204QPublic Finance
Session 205QTopics in Economic History
Session 206QThe Character Problem in Economics
Session 207QPrices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
Session 208QExperiments in Games and Decisions
Session 209QApplications of Market-Process Theory
Session 210QTopics in Econometric Theory
Session 211QEmpirical Studies of Gender and Discrimination
Session 212QIncome Inequalities
Session 213QUtilities and Transportation

 Tuesday,  2:30 pm

Session 214R*Program Evaluation
Session 215RForeign Direct Investment, Economic Development, and Growth I
Session 216RTopics on Income Distribution
Session 217RHealth Policy and the Health Services Industry
Session 218RApplications of Bayesian Methods in Economic Theory and Econometrics
Session 219RMacroeconomics and International Finance
Session 220RTopics in Health Economic Policy
Session 221RSocial Welfare, Human Capital, and Mobility
Session 222REnergy and Environmental Policy
Session 223RIndustrial Organization II: Theory and Theory Testing
Session 224RWages and Labor Outcomes: International Evidence
Session 225RThe Economics of Volunteerism, Adolescence and the Elderly
Session 226RBank Credit
Session 227RForeign Direct Investment, Economic Development, and Growth II
Session 230RConceptual Issues in Market-Process Theory