Southern Economic Association 2012 Program Sessions


Friday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 01A* Entangled Political Economy I
Session 02A Development in China and Arab States
Session 03A Public Goods I
Session 04A Revealed Preferences 1
Session 05A Trade Costs
Session 06A South Korean Economy
Session 07A Capital and Open Economy Macroeconomics
Session 08A* International Trade Issues
Session 09A Social Issues and Public Policy
Session 10A* Evaluating Community Revitalization Strategies
Session 11A* Law and Economics I
Session 12A* Environmental Policy in Developing Countries
Session 13A Macroeconomics of Recessions
Session 14A* Rookies, Coaches, and Careers
Session 15A Empirical Public with a Spatial Bent
Session 16A Distribution and Redistribution I
Session 17A The Impact of Public Policy on Entrepreneurial Outcomes
Session 18A Cigarettes, Alcohol, Violence, and Eating Disorders
Session 19A Education and Wages
Session 20A Health and Inequality
Session 21A Empirical IO
Session 22A Collegiate Sports and Race
Session 23A Don Lavoie Graduate Student Paper Competition Winners
Session 24A* Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs: Financial Access and Job Impact

Saturday, 6:00 p.m.

Session AL Association Lecture

Friday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 01B* Entangled Political Economy II
Session 02B Economic Development in Transition Economies
Session 03B Group and Team Effects
Session 04B Revealed Preferences 2
Session 05B Energy Trade
Session 06B North Korean Economy
Session 07B* Health Provider Ownership and Organizational Behavior
Session 08B Foreign Direct Investments, Trade Volatility and the Location Choice of Firms
Session 09B Panel on Free Market Fairness
Session 10B Development and Foreign Aid
Session 11B* Law and Economics II
Session 12B Human Capital, Technology, and Economic Growth
Session 13B Performance Analysis of Educational Production
Session 14B Research in Economic Education
Session 15B Public Finance with an Institutional Bent
Session 16B Distribution and Redistribution II
Session 17B Applied Political Economy
Session 18B Birth Outcomes
Session 19B Health, Health Insurance, and the Labor Market
Session 20B Applied Macroeconomics
Session 21B Industrial Organization and International Trade
Session 22B Sports Labor Markets and Productivity
Session 23B Carl Menger Essay Contest Winning Papers
Session 24B* Business Cycles and Behavior

Friday, 1:00 p.m.

Session 01C* Political Economy of Trade, Outsourcing, and Corporate Governance
Session 02C Topics on Microeconomic Development
Session 03C Contests and Auctions
Session 04C Stated Preferences
Session 05C Global Currency, Ratchet Effect, Sterilization
Session 06C Casinos to Capital Controls to Oil Spill
Session 07C Forecasting, Business Cycles, and Risk
Session 08C Corruption and Political Freedom
Session 09C* The Economic Analysis of Law
Session 10C Racial Disparity in Outcomes
Session 11C* Law and Economics III
Session 12C Regional Differences in Economic Growth
Session 13C Physician Incentives and Patient Outcomes
Session 14C* Emerging Issues in Technology
Session 15C* Health and the Well-Being of Children and Young Adults
Session 16C Labor Market Analysis with Employer-Employee Matched Data
Session 17C Economics of Gambling
Session 18C Hospitals, Welfare, Pharmacies and Insurance
Session 19C Economic History
Session 20C Schooling and Student Achievement
Session 21C State Fiscal Policy
Session 22C Uncertainty of Outcome and Attendance
Session 23C The Moral Foundations of Capitalism and Post Disaster Recovery: Three Case Studies
Session 24C Studies on Charitable Behavior and Nonprofit Organizations

Friday, 3:00 p.m.

Session 01D* Behavioral Law and Economics
Session 02D Economic Development in India
Session 03D Market and Resource Experiments
Session 04D Benefit-Cost Analysis
Session 05D Exchange Rates, Relative Prices, Economic Freedom
Session 06D Biblical Foundations of Economic Freedom and Market Exchange
Session 07D Health, Disability and Employment
Session 08D Shirking, Sanctions, Contagion, and Convictions: The Role of Institutions
Session 09D* Empirical Issues in Macroeconomics
Session 10D Economics of Race and Ethnicity
Session 11D Equine Industry
Session 12D Resource Allocation in Economic Growth
Session 13D Topics in Labor and Education Economics
Session 14D* Entrepreneurship, Community Development and Low Income Mobility
Session 15D* The Impact of Education
Session 16D* Optimal Income Taxation I
Session 17D* Evaluating Policies on Risky Behaviors and in Labor Markets
Session 18D Issues in the Economy
Session 19D Experimental Economics
Session 20D Post-Secondary Schooling: Enrollment and Retention
Session 21D Schools of Choice Policy Issues
Session 22D Sports Gambling
Session 23D Most of My Students Are Going Pro in Something Other than Economics: Teaching the Citizen-Economists
Session 24D Monetary Policy, Environmental Risk and Natural Hazards

Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Session DG Distinguished Guest Lecture Reception and Graduate Student Poster Fair

Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Session E Distinguished Guest Lecture

Saturday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 01F* Issues in Public Sector Economics I
Session 02F Environmental Issues in Developing Countries
Session 03F Finance and Investment Experiments
Session 04F Climate Change I
Session 05F Policy Aspect of International Trade
Session 06F Health Economics I
Session 07F Econometrics I
Session 08F Perspectives on the Time Use of Teenagers and Families
Session 09F Cross Border Issues: Manufacturing, Migration and Crime
Session 10F Inside the Minds of Journal Editors: Publishing Insights from the Other Side
Session 11F* Crime
Session 12F Applied Microeconomics I
Session 13F* Property Rights and Resources
Session 14F Effects of Natural Disasters
Session 15F Tax Policy I
Session 16F Parents and Children
Session 17F Money and Macro
Session 18F Public Health Insurance
Session 19F Risky Practices
Session 20F Education and Job Training
Session 21F Financial Markets, Risk, and Ratings
Session 22F Economic Analysis of Basketball Issues
Session 23F Defense and Security
Session 24F New Research on and Reforms of Federal Regulation

Saturday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 01G* Issues in Public Sector Economics II
Session 02G Regional Economics
Session 03G Decisions Made by and for the Self
Session 04G Fisheries and Coasts
Session 05G Firm Level Impacts of International Trade
Session 06G Health, Socioeconomic Status, and Obesity
Session 07G Econometrics II
Session 08G Marriage and Divorce
Session 09G Issues Faced When Doing Interdisciplinary Work
Session 10G Navigating Academia Effectively and Successfully
Session 11G Household Investment and Family Well-Being
Session 12G Applied Microeconomics II
Session 13G Latin American Economic Development: Household Income and Poverty
Session 14G* Team-Based and Experiential Learning in Economics
Session 15G Tax Policy II
Session 16G Public Goods II
Session 17G The Economics of Higher Education
Session 18G Teaching Undergraduate Economics I
Session 19G Preferences and Bias
Session 20G Food Insecurity and Obesity
Session 21G Economics of Religion
Session 23G Entrepreneurship
Session 24G Migration

Saturday, 2:00 p.m.

Session 01H* How Should We Discuss: Markets vis-a-vis Government, Morality, Altruism and Public Charity, and the Social Welfare System?
Session 03H Law and Economics Experiments
Session 04H Residuals
Session 05H Latin America, Tourism Demand, Import Demand
Session 06H* Optimal Income Taxation II
Session 07H* Risk, Health, and Employment Outcomes
Session 08H Economics of Decision-Makers in the Legal System
Session 09H Game Theory and Experimental Economics
Session 10H Health Disparities
Session 11H* Law and Economics IV
Session 12H Open Economy Macroeconomics III
Session 13H Topics in Women's Earnings
Session 14H* Alternative Media and the Economics Classroom
Session 15H Labor Markets in Developing Countries
Session 16H Topics in Climate Change
Session 17H Topics in Labor Economics II
Session 18H Teaching Undergraduate Economics II
Session 19H Noncooperative Games and Markets
Session 20H Welfare Programs
Session 21H Work Life and Hedonics in Forensic Economics
Session 22H Sports Economics and Law
Session 23H Rothbard's Man, Economy, and State: Fiftieth Anniversary
Session 24H Adjustment and Recovery in Labor Markets

Saturday, 4:00 p.m.

Session 01I* Economic Freedom and Democracy
Session 02I Mortgages and Housing Policy
Session 03I Trust, Theft, ... and Campaign Finance
Session 04I International
Session 05I Import Demand, Energy Stocks, Energy Tariffs
Session 06I Drugs and Addiction
Session 07I Topics in Health Economics
Session 08I Applied Microeconomics III
Session 09I International Trade: New Insights from Using Firm-Level Data
Session 10I Health and Family Policy
Session 11I Determinants of Child Health and Education
Session 12I Economic Development in China
Session 13I Unemployment
Session 14I* Alternative Approaches to Learning Economics
Session 15I Earnings in Sports and Entertainment
Session 16I Electricity
Session 17I Airlines
Session 18I Elections and Political Economy
Session 19I Market Imperfections
Session 20I Welfare and Labor Market Outcomes
Session 21I Issues in Determining Economic Damages
Session 22I Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
Session 23I Institutional Reform
Session 24I Sports Economics II

Sunday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 01J Issues in Monetary Policy II
Session 02J Foreign Direct Investment and Institutions
Session 04J Agriculture and the Environment
Session 05J Labor Market Outcomes II
Session 06J Topics in Finance and Taxation
Session 07J Empirical Macroeconomics Using Regional Data
Session 08J Education and Freedom
Session 09J Labor Market Outcomes I
Session 10J Open Economy Macroeconomics I
Session 11J International Financial Markets
Session 12J Sports Economics I
Session 13J School Outcomes and Costs
Session 14J Poverty and Health in Developing Countries
Session 15J Models of Trade and Trade Policy
Session 16J Issues in Financial Liberalization, Financial Crises, and Banking
Session 17J Firm Entry
Session 18J Issues in Fiscal Policy
Session 19J Issues in Monetary Policy I
Session 20J Money Markets, Banking Competition, and Inflation
Session 21J Monetary Policy
Session 22J Local Public Finance and Competition
Session 23J Property Rights and Constitutional Political Economy

Sunday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 01K* Control and Valuation of Health Risks
Session 02K Topics in Microeconomics and Decision Making
Session 03K Information and Contracts
Session 04K Empirical Studies
Session 05K Health Economics II
Session 06K Uncertainty
Session 07K Public Sector Economics
Session 08K Fishing and Hunting
Session 09K Human Capital, Firms, and Innovation
Session 10K Employment
Session 12K How to Give a Good Research Presentation
Session 13K Poverty and Inequality
Session 14K Parental Investments, Education, and Child Health
Session 16K Issues in Investing
Session 17K Case Studies in IO
Session 18K Econometrics III
Session 19K Topics in IO
Session 20K Applied Microeconomics IV
Session 21K International Economics II
Session 22K Environmental Outcomes: Role of Consumers and Workers
Session 23K Money and Banking

Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

Session 01L Issues in Foreign Exchange I
Session 02L Environmental Regulation and Firms
Session 03L Advertising and Consumer Demand
Session 04L Energy
Session 05L Poverty and Welfare Programs
Session 06L Topics in Labor Economics I
Session 07L Alcohol, Drugs, and Traffic Safety
Session 08L* Undocumented Workers
Session 09L Topics in Energy Economics
Session 10L International Migration
Session 11L Housing Markets II
Session 12L Environmental Economics and Agriculture
Session 13L Labor Markets and Trade
Session 14L Law and Economics V
Session 16L Issues in Portfolio Choice
Session 18L Policing and Crime
Session 19L Open Economy Macroeconomics II
Session 20L Uncertainty and Market Inefficiency
Session 21L College Student Performance
Session 22L Marriage Markets and Households
Session 23L Knowledge and Incentive Problems

Sunday, 3:00 p.m.

Session 01M Issues in Foreign Exchange II
Session 02M Patents and Entrepreneurship
Session 03M Topics in Housing and Urban Economics
Session 04M Climate Change II
Session 05M Health Care in the United States
Session 06M Financial and Labor Economics
Session 07M Private Health Care Insurance Markets
Session 08M Offshoring, Terms of Trade, and Impacts on Domestic Labor Markets
Session 09M International Economics I
Session 10M Business Cycles, the Great Moderation, and the Gold Standard
Session 11M Issues in Public Economics
Session 12M Macroeconomic Policy and Output Stabilization
Session 13M Historical Studies of Central Banks' Roles in Stabilization
Session 15M* The Economics of International Migration
Session 16M Open-Economy Macroeconomics IV
Session 18M Pregnancy, Social Capital and Health
Session 19M Macroeconomic Issues
Session 20M* Topics in Time Series Econometrics
Session 23M Culture

Saturday, 12:00 Noon

Session PL Presidential Address and Luncheon

Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

Session 28R1 Registration

Friday, 7:30 a.m.

Session 28R2 Registration

Saturday, 7:30 a.m.

Session R3 Registration

Sunday, 7:30 a.m.

Session R4 Registration

Friday, 7:30 a.m.

Session 27S1 Continental Breakfast

Friday, 2:45 p.m.

Session S2 Complimentary Beverages

Saturday, 7:30 a.m.

Session S3 Continental Breakfast

Saturday, 2:45 p.m.

Session S4 Complimentary Beverages

Sunday, 7:30 a.m.

Session S5 Continental Breakfast

Sunday, 2:45 p.m.

Session S6 Complimentary Beverages