Southern Economic Association 2006 Program Sessions


Saturday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 1A* Employee Involvement Mechanisms and Effects
Session 2A State and Local Fiscal Issues I
Session 3A Shock and Awe
Session 4A International Trade and Labor Markets
Session 5A Topics in Public Health
Session 6A* The Economic Impact of Disability Insurance
Session 7A* Search and Matching Models of the Labor Market
Session 8A Law and Economics
Session 9A Industrial Organization Experiments
Session 11A Special Topics in Health Economics I
Session 12A* Empirical Asset Pricing and Active Portfolio Management
Session 13A* Historical Episodes of Applied Economics
Session 14A Corporate Decisions
Session 15A Topics in Economic Growth and Development
Session 16A* Drug Pricing I
Session 17A Income Distribution and Growth
Session 18A New Developments in the Hotelling World
Session 19A Topics in Monetary Policy
Session 20A* Time Allocation and Human Capital Outcomes

Saturday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 21B Forecasting
Session 22B Social Security, Health, and Retirement Issues
Session 23B Economic History
Session 24B Tools for Teaching Economics
Session 25B Consumers and Products
Session 26B Issues in Contracting
Session 27B Issues on the East Asian Economy
Session 28B Entrepreneurship and Knowledge
Session 29B Policy Experiments
Session 30B Special Topics in Health Economics II
Session 31B The U.S. Hispanic Community and the Labor Market
Session 32B Poverty and Economic Development
Session 33B* The Determinants of Teacher Quality
Session 34B Political Economy of U.S. Trade Policy
Session 35B Environmental Issues I
Session 36B Topics in Forensic Economics
Session 37B Public Choice I
Session 38B* Nonparametric Methods and Applications
Session 39B Determinants of Wages

Saturday, 11:15 a.m.

Session 40BC SEA Board of Trustees Luncheon Meeting

Saturday, 1:15 p.m.

Session 41C* Applied Econometrics
Session 42C The Healthcare Industry
Session 43C Earnings and Wage Subsidies
Session 44C Law and Economics II
Session 45C* United States Monetary History
Session 46C* Health and Environmental Quality
Session 47C Public Sector Issues
Session 48C Business Cycles
Session 49C Behavioral Game Theory
Session 50C Electricity Markets
Session 51C* New Research on Low-Income Populations
Session 52C Business Cycles II
Session 53C Law and Economics: Games, Empirics, and Experiments
Session 54C Global Trade Issues: Borders, Disputes, and Foreign Direct Investment
Session 55C Exchange Rates I
Session 56C Scripting Forensic Economic Testimony
Session 57C* Topics in Public Economics
Session 58C* Measurement Error Modeling and Estimation
Session 59C* Mental Health Issues

Saturday, 3:15 p.m.

Session 60D The Economics of Higher Education
Session 61D Determinants of International Trade
Session 62D* Oxford Economic Papers
Session 63D* The Economics of War in Historical Perspective
Session 64D* Education and Race
Session 65D* Techie Applied Micro
Session 66D Something in the Way She Moves: Stock Market Analyses
Session 67D Macroeconomic Issues
Session 68D Deception and Bias
Session 69D Healthcare Economics: Physician Behavior
Session 70D* Program Participation and Labor Markets
Session 71D Disparities and Ethnic Labor Markets
Session 72D Graduate Student Award I - Topics in International Economics
Session 73D Regional/Bilateral Trade Agreements: Stepping Stones or Stumbling Blocks?
Session 74D* Drug Pricing II
Session 75D Presumed Economic Loss Tables
Session 76D New Development in Applied Time Series Modeling
Session 77D Economic Education and Education Economics
Session 78D Econometrics I

Saturday, 5:15 p.m.

Session 79Ea* Distinguished Guest Lecture

Saturday, 6:15 p.m.

Session 80Eb* Presentation of the 20th Annual Georgescu-Roegen Prize in Economics for the Best Article Published During the Past Year in the Southern Economic Journal

Saturday, 6:30 p.m.

Session 81F Post-Lecture Cash Bar and Job Market Poster Fair

Sunday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 88G* Trusting Behavior in Experiments
Session 89G* Voting
Session 90G Sports, Public Choice, Fed Funds, and Value Cards: Economics of the Ocmulgge--CANCELLED
Session 91G* Time Use
Session 92G Issues in Family Decision Making
Session 93G Investments
Session 94G* Empirical Models of Industry Structure
Session 95G Mineral Resource Theory: Austrian and Institutionalist Perspectives
Session 96G Altruism and Fairness
Session 97G Graduate Student Award II - The Economics of the Family
Session 98G The Economics of Education: Institution Type and Educational Outcomes
Session 99G* Incentives and Responses in Workers Compensation
Session 100G* Issues in Health Economics
Session 101G Public Choice II
Session 102G* Napster and Grokster: Empirical Studies of File Sharing
Session 103G Health, Work, and Sexual Behavior
Session 104G Energy
Session 105G Recreation
Session 106G Econometrics II
Session 107G Performance: The Role of Teaching, Technology, Promotions, and Liquidity

Sunday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 108H* Health Care Economics Using Hospital Discharge Data
Session 109H* Applied Microeconomics - Labor and Health
Session 110H Entrepreneurship and Economics
Session 111H* Labor Markets in Transition
Session 112H* Jump-Starting Your Career: Ph.D. 0 to +4 Years
Session 113H Applied Microeconomics
Session 114H* Airline Economics
Session 115H Darwin and Hayek on Social Evolution
Session 116H Decision Making With Uncertainty, Risk and Ambiguity
Session 117H Buyer Power
Session 119H Applied Micro Topics in Economic History
Session 120H Consequences of International Trade I
Session 121H Topics in Labor Economics
Session 122H New Approaches to Comparative Economics
Session 123H Exchange Rates II
Session 124H International Finance and Time Series Econometrics
Session 125H Environmental and Natural Resource Policy
Session 126H Quantitative Methods
Session 127H* Medical Care, Lifestyle and Mental Disability

Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

Session 128J* Association Lecture

Sunday, 2:15 p.m.

Session 129K* Law and Economics
Session 130K Healthcare Demand
Session 131K* Topics in Empirical Macroeconomics
Session 132K* The Rise and Decline of Nations After 25 Years: Papers in Honor of Mancur Olson and His Presidency of the SEA
Session 133K Fertility, Technology, and Women's Human Capital
Session 134K International Studies
Session 135K* Baseball Economics
Session 136K Foundations of Austrian Economics
Session 137K Markets and Information
Session 138K* Topics in Education: Associate Editors of the Economics of Education Review
Session 139K Firms
Session 140K* Monetary Search Theory
Session 141K Agriculture and Natural Resources
Session 142K Topics in Demographic Economics
Session 143K Law and Economics III
Session 144K A Public Choice Perspective on Aid, Eminent Domain, TANF, and Torture
Session 146K International Environmental Economics
Session 147K* Better Off Stateless? The Political Economy of Failed and Weak States
Session 148K* Health Insurance

Sunday, 4:15 p.m.

Session 149La* Presidential Address

Sunday, 5:15 p.m.

Session 150Lb* Southern Economic Association Business Meeting

Monday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 159N* Stratification Economics: A New Subfield in Economics
Session 160N* Antidumping Issues
Session 161N* Monetary Policymaking by Committees
Session 162N* Taxes and Spending
Session 163N* Research in Economic Education
Session 164N Topics in International Economics
Session 165N Sports As Public Goods
Session 166N Hayek
Session 167N* Experimental Methodology
Session 168N Economic Development in India
Session 169N* Dynamics of Competition in the Airline Industry
Session 170N* Macroeconomics Issues
Session 171N Environmental Issues II
Session 172N Graduate Student Award III- Topics in Decision Making and Consumer Behavior
Session 173N Applied Public Economics
Session 174N Obesity and Other Determinants of Health
Session 175N Firms and the Evolving Structure of Global Production Networks
Session 176N Nonmarket Valuation
Session 177N Graduate Student Award IV - Topics in Wealth and Growth
Session 178N Regulation and Regulated Industries

Monday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 179P Natural Hazards and Weather
Session 180P Foreign and Domestic Investment
Session 181P Monetary Policy Topics
Session 182P* The Economic Impact of Colleges and Universities by John J. Siegfried, Allen Sanderson and Peter McHenry
Session 183P Interactive Strategies in Economic Education
Session 184P Topics in International Finance
Session 185P Wagering on Sports
Session 186P Economic Policy Issues
Session 187P* Auctions: Theory and Empirical Evidence
Session 188P Information and Uncertainty
Session 189P* Behavioral Foundations of Changing Labor Market Measures
Session 190P Topics in Applied Microeconomics: A Structural Approach
Session 191P Risky Behavior: Adolescent Decision Making and Health
Session 192P Technological Development and Diffusion
Session 193P Determinants of Educational Achievement
Session 194P Natural Disasters, Labor and Health
Session 195P* The Economics of Identity
Session 196P Environmental Management
Session 197P State and Local Level Government Growth
Session 198P Current Accounts, Foreign Reserves and Financial Markets

Monday, 1:00 p.m.

Session 199Q* Association Lecture

Monday, 2:15 p.m.

Session 200R Transition and Economic Growth
Session 201R Topics in Medicaid
Session 202R* Political Economy
Session 203R Merit Programs and Higher Education
Session 204R Best Practices in the Supervision of Undergraduate Research
Session 205R Topics in Production and Trade
Session 206R Sports Labor and Broadcast Market Issues
Session 207R The Market Mechanism
Session 208R Understanding Gender and Racial Differences Using Experiments
Session 209R* Topics in Health Economics
Session 210R* Gender, Sexuality, Marriage, and Unions
Session 211R* Illicit Behavior
Session 212R* Family Participation in Public Assistance Programs
Session 213R Issues in International Trade
Session 214R Relationships
Session 215R Growth in Industrialized Economies
Session 216R Sports and Prisons
Session 217R Stated Preference Methods
Session 218R Topics in Political Economy
Session 219R Entry, Exit, and Product Introduction

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 220T Household Finance and Wealth
Session 221T Behavior I
Session 222T Consequences of International Trade II
Session 223T Migration, Communities, and Location
Session 224T Markets and Market Power
Session 225T Issues in International Political Economy
Session 226T Airlines
Session 227T Public Policy Issues
Session 228T Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Competition
Session 229T Family/Work Issues
Session 230T Public Choice III
Session 231T Inflation Targeting
Session 232T State and Local Fiscal Issues II
Session 233T Welfare and Poverty
Session 234T Housing
Session 235T Fiscal Issues
Session 236T Open Economy Issues I
Session 237T Government Mandates and Public Education I

Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 240U Politics of International Trade
Session 241U Behavior II
Session 242U Non Profits and Public Goods
Session 243U Games: Formal and Applied
Session 244U Conflict, Violence, Crime, and Corruption
Session 245U Health and Healthcare Expenditures
Session 246U Internet Issues and Markets
Session 247U Post-Katrina Political Economy and Social Theory
Session 248U Stocks, Technology, and Growth in a Global Economy
Session 249U Urban Economic Issues
Session 250U Social Norms and Deviants
Session 251U Open Economy Issues II
Session 252U Money and Interest Rates
Session 253U Government Mandates and Public Education II