Southern Economic Association 2011 Program Sessions


Saturday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 01A* Have Economists Successfully Weathered the Crisis?
Session 02A Public Choice and Macro Phenomena
Session 03A Information and Learning
Session 04A Agriculture and Forests
Session 05A Economics of Movies
Session 06A Issues on East Asian Economies
Session 07A* Hooponomics
Session 08A Civil Liberties and Vices
Session 09A Topics in Labor Economics
Session 10A Employment and Wage Structure
Session 11A* The Role of Economics in Ethical Analysis and Vice Versa
Session 12A* The Impacts of Armed Conflict on Households and Individuals: Lessons from Germany, Nepal, Colombia and Tajikistan
Session 13A Child Support and Unintended Consequences
Session 15A Oligopoly
Session 16A Economic Effects of Fiscal Policy
Session 17A Applied Microeconomics I
Session 18A Topics in International Development
Session 19A Equine Industry
Session 20A Smoking and Drinking
Session 21A Applied Microeconomics II
Session 23A Exchange Rates and Currency Markets
Session 24A Sports Economics I
Session 25A Health Insurance and Health Care
Session 26A Issues in International Trade I

Saturday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 01B* Topics in Economic History
Session 02B Neuroeconomics, the Sensory Order and Cognition
Session 03B It's My Property
Session 04B Climate Change I
Session 05B Economics of Books and Music
Session 06B Economic Issues on South Korea
Session 07B* Development and Emerging Markets Using the World Bank and IMF Archives
Session 08B* Representations of Adam Smith in the Work of Nobel Prize Winning Economists
Session 09B Economics of Education: Head Start and Higher Education
Session 10B* Institutions, Entrepreneurship, and Development
Session 11B Financial Economics
Session 12B Interdisciplinary Approaches to Investigating Differences Between Groups
Session 13B* Topics in Cliometrics I
Session 15B Support for Single Mothers
Session 16B Faith and Development; Recent Work at the World Bank
Session 17B Development I
Session 18B* Historicizing Capitalism
Session 19B Microfinance, Environment and Corruption
Session 20B Public Goods: Theoretical and Experimental Evidence
Session 21B Evaluating Public Policy - A Microeconomic Approach
Session 23B Current Account Dynamics and Government Policy
Session 24B Sports Economics II
Session 25B Health Care Industry
Session 26B Issues in International Trade II

Saturday, 1:00 p.m.

Session 01C Voting and Lobbying
Session 02C Reforming the Monetary System
Session 03C Coordination and Collusion
Session 04C Climate Change II
Session 05C Artists' Careers
Session 06C Economic Issues on North Korea
Session 07C Industrial Organization of Health Care Markets
Session 08C Depression, Obesity, Birth Weight and Fertility Outcomes
Session 09C Labor Demand and Supply
Session 10C Entrepreneurship, Public Policy, and Government Performance
Session 11C Documenting the Contribution of Dissident Scholars
Session 12C Inflation and Exchange Rates
Session 13C* Topics in Cliometrics II
Session 15C Issues in Social Economics
Session 16C Analyzing Issues Being Faced in Particular Industrial Sectors
Session 17C International and Global Economics
Session 18C Investment Decisions in the Hispanic Community
Session 19C War, Peace, Prison, and Taxes
Session 20C Postsecondary Education I
Session 21C Topics in Macroeconomics
Session 23C Trade and Aid
Session 24C Sports Economics III
Session 25C Economics of Education
Session 26C Studies in Trade Policy I

Saturday, 3:00 p.m.

Session 01D* International Trade in a Variety of Market Settings
Session 02D The Economics of Time and Ignorance: A Critical Re-Examination After 25 Years
Session 03D Experiments in Industrial Organization
Session 04D Coastal and Marine
Session 05D Cultural Policy
Session 06D* The Mercantilists, Smith and Ricardo: Trade and Institutions
Session 07D Competition and Market Structure
Session 08D Substance Use, Guns and Violence
Session 09D* Generosity in the Field and in the Lab
Session 10D* Theoretical Analysis of Environmental Policy
Session 11D* Research Funding for Economists
Session 12D* 20th Century Economics in Germany and the U.S. Mutual Influences
Session 13D* Complexity in Economics and the Social Sciences
Session 15D Gender Differences in Earnings and Employment: Are the Times A-Changin'?
Session 16D International Effects on the U.S. Economy
Session 17D FDI, Exports, and Economic Growth
Session 18D Demographic Characteristics and Socioeconomic Outcomes
Session 19D Monetary Policy
Session 20D Postsecondary Education II
Session 21D Health and Nutrition Issues in U.S. Food Retail
Session 23D Applications of the Bayesian Approach
Session 24D Sports Economics IV
Session 26D Studies in Trade Policy and Foreign Aid

Sunday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 01F Topics in Public Economics
Session 02F Carl Menger Undergraduate Essay Prize
Session 03F Blame and Punishment in Public Goods
Session 04F Development II
Session 05F Art Markets I
Session 06F Topics in Econometric Modeling
Session 07F Religion and Culture
Session 08F Issues in Public Sector Economics
Session 09F The Impact and Importance of Monetary Policy Shocks
Session 10F* Law and Economics 1
Session 11F Issues in Economic Growth
Session 12F Resources and Environmental Economics
Session 13F* Food Assistance and Food Security
Session 14F* New Evidence on the Determinants of Health Behaviors
Session 15F* Public Policy and Its Consequences
Session 16F Effects of the Great Recession
Session 17F Housing Economics
Session 18F Economic Education
Session 19F* Science of Science Policy I
Session 20F* Teaching Economics - Games, Exercises, and a Capstone Course
Session 21F Public Choice I
Session 23F Consumption, Saving, and Wealth
Session 24F Sports Economics V
Session 25F Law and Economics: Theory
Session 26F Health Care Utilization

Sunday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 01G Topics in Applied Microeconomics
Session 02G Entrepreneurship I
Session 03G Individual Choice Experiments
Session 04G Environmental Policy I
Session 05G Art Markets II
Session 06G Topics in Econometric Methods
Session 07G Issues in Public Economics
Session 09G* Chicago and Democracy
Session 10G* Law and Economics 2
Session 11G* Case Studies in Spontaneous Social Order
Session 12G* The Political Economy of Health Care Reform
Session 13G* Labor Market and Health Outcomes
Session 14G Topics in Public Sector Economics
Session 15G* Behavioral Public Choice
Session 16G Issues in Economic Measurement
Session 17G* Governance, Adaptation, and Emergent Order in the Work of Elinor Ostrom
Session 18G Gender, Assets and Welfare Outcomes
Session 19G* Science of Science Policy II
Session 20G* Factors Affecting Student Achievement in Economics
Session 21G Health Outcomes
Session 23G Financial Markets and Monetary Policy
Session 24G Foreign Direct Investment
Session 25G HIV
Session 26G Prenatal Care

Sunday, 2:00 p.m.

Session 01H Institutions and Entrepreneurial Finance
Session 02H Frank Knight on Political and Social Philosophy
Session 03H Education and Labor Experiments
Session 04H Health Risks
Session 05H Sports
Session 06H Weather and Natural Hazards
Session 07H* Health and the Labor Market
Session 08H* Adam Smith, Pragmatic Libertarian
Session 09H* Oxford Economic Papers
Session 10H* Economic Expertise and Liberty: Friends or Foes? I
Session 11H* Development Economics I
Session 12H Determinants of Maternal and Infant Health
Session 13H* Monetary Policy and Inflation Dynamics
Session 14H Disability Programs and Employment
Session 15H International Lending and Debt, Financial Spillovers, and Currency Union
Session 16H New Challenges for Fiscal and Regulatory Policy
Session 17H* Order Beyond States
Session 18H Health Outcomes and Occupational Advancement
Session 19H The Role of Globalization, FTA and Product Quality in International Trade
Session 20H* Topics in Economic Education
Session 21H* The Many Faces of Neoliberalism
Session 23H Issues in Monetary Policy
Session 24H Topics in Poverty and Domestic Economic Development
Session 25H Health Care Reform and Productivity
Session 26H International Financial Markets

Sunday, 4:15 p.m.

Session 01I* The Political Economy of Markets in History
Session 02I Political Collectivism as Atavism
Session 03I Public Goods
Session 04I Top Ten Tips for Young Economists: Teaching, Research and Service
Session 05I Economics of Marriage and Relationships
Session 06I* Constitutions and Fiscal Policy
Session 07I Early Education
Session 08I* Economic Freedom Research
Session 09I* Recent International Evidence on Minimum Wages
Session 10I Family Planning and Children's Health
Session 11I* Health and Criminality
Session 12I* Panel on Morality and Decision Theory
Session 13I* Schools and Schooling
Session 14I Disability Insurance Participation and Workplace Accommodations
Session 15I Applied Macroeconomics
Session 16I Studies of Business Ownership and Incentives
Session 17I The Economics of Culture
Session 18I Women Economists in the Federal Government: Influencing Policy
Session 19I Topics in Health Economics
Session 20I* The Economics Major
Session 21I* Unauthorized Immigrant Workers
Session 22I International Trade and Development
Session 23I Business Cycles, Inflation, and Regulation
Session 24I Topics in Crime, Entertainment, and Ability
Session 26I Studies in Asset Pricing

Monday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 01J Entrepreneurship II
Session 02J Jane Jacobs, (Austrian) Economist
Session 03J Field Experiments
Session 04J Natural Hazards
Session 05J Economics of Gender and Salaries
Session 06J International Trade: Multi-Product Firms and Product Quality
Session 07J Agriculture
Session 09J Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources
Session 10J* Economic Expertise and Liberty: Friends or Foes? II
Session 11J The Economics of Employment and Wage Determination
Session 12J Poverty and Inequality Measurement
Session 13J Compensation and Earnings
Session 14J Geography, Labor Mobility, and Taxation
Session 15J Applied Microeconomics III
Session 16J Economic History: U.S. and China
Session 17J Industry Studies
Session 18J Experimental Economics
Session 19J Empirical Antitrust Economics
Session 20J* Interactive Enhancements in the Economics Classroom
Session 21J Oligopoly and Markets
Session 22J Trade and Development
Session 23J Studies in Business Fluctuation
Session 24J Sports Economics VI
Session 25J Taxes I
Session 26J Topics in Business Behavior and Productivity

Monday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 01K Oil and Gas Production
Session 02K Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Prize Winners
Session 03K Cooperation and Politics
Session 04K Residuals
Session 05K* Micro Foundations of Labor Market Dynamics
Session 06K International Trade: Multinational Firms
Session 07K Immigrants and the Great Recession
Session 08K Topics in Monetary and Fiscal Policy
Session 09K Game Theory
Session 11K* Housing Markets and Policies
Session 12K Economic Well-Being Measurement
Session 13K Teaching Environmental and Resource Economics: Updating Content and Enhancing Teaching Techniques
Session 14K Intergenerational and Occupational Mobility
Session 15K Auctions, Signalling, Bargaining, and Resources
Session 16K Intergenerational Transmission and Development
Session 17K Topics in Urban and Regional Economics
Session 18K Public Policy and the Environment
Session 19K Empirical Industrial Organization
Session 20K* Technical and Artistic Enhancements in Economic Education
Session 21K Institutions, Reform, and Development
Session 23K Issues in Forecasting and Business Cycles
Session 25K Taxes II
Session 26K Models of Trade

Monday, 1:00 p.m.

Session 01L Environmental Policy II
Session 02L Transportation Economics
Session 03L* Asset Market Experiments
Session 05L* Children and Families
Session 06L International Trade: Firm Heterogeneity and Trade Liberalization
Session 07L Access to Finance and the Performance of Small and Young Firms
Session 08L Family Economics
Session 09L* The Heritage of Monetary Economics and Macroeconomics
Session 10L Industrial Organization
Session 11L* New Interarea Price Indices
Session 12L Econometric Methods
Session 13L Recent Patterns in Consumer Spending: Global, National, and Local Perspectives
Session 14L Applied Econometrics
Session 16L Macroeconomic Policy
Session 17L Firm Behavior
Session 18L Conflict and Voting
Session 19L Topics in Price Dispersion
Session 20L* Papers, Projects, and Policy in Economic Education
Session 21L Microeconomic Development
Session 22L Growth and Total Factor Productivity
Session 23L Monetary Policy, Price Rigidity, Optimal Taxation, and International Debt
Session 24L The Economics of Education
Session 25L Current Issues in Economics
Session 26L Uncertainty, Crisis, Trade, and Immigration

Monday, 3:00 p.m.

Session 01M Environmental Economics
Session 02M Wages and Compensation
Session 03M* Experiments in Macroeconomics
Session 04M* Wages and Employment
Session 05M Innovation, Education, and Growth
Session 06M International Trade: Firm-Level Responses to Globalization
Session 07M Macroeconometrics
Session 08M Behavioral Economics
Session 09M Students and Economic Education
Session 10M Job Search and Layoffs
Session 11M Studies in Portfolio Choice
Session 12M Market Structure
Session 13M Issues in Macroeconomics
Session 14M Monopoly and Monopolization
Session 15M Mortgage and Housing Market Studies
Session 16M Development Economics II
Session 17M Health Uncertainty, Disparity and Medical Expenditures
Session 18M Development Economics and Health
Session 19M School Issues: Choice, Performance, Tenure, and Collective Bargaining
Session 20M* Online Education
Session 21M The Economics of Food, Obesity, and Family Assistance
Session 22M Public Choice II
Session 23M Economic Growth and Capital Markets
Session 24M Health Economics
Session 25M Law and Economics: Empirical
Session 26M Trade, Factors Markets, and Pollution