Southern Economic Association 2013 Program Sessions


Saturday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 01A Public Policy and the Cultural Sector
Session 02A Macroeconomics
Session 03A Auction Experiments
Session 04A* Law and Economics I
Session 05A* New Developments in the Measurement of Poverty in the U.S.
Session 06A Public Goods and Redistribution
Session 07A Ethnicity, Gender, and Economic Development
Session 08A Topics in Forensic Economics I
Session 09A* Assignment Auctions
Session 10A Information, Monetary Policy, and Business Cycles
Session 12A Tax Policy
Session 13A Education Finance
Session 14A Institutions, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development
Session 15A Income Inequality
Session 16A North Korea and East Asian Economies
Session 17A Household Economics
Session 18A Factor Utilization in Public Transportation Modes
Session 19A Crime
Session 20A Government, Institutions and Industry
Session 21A Immigration, Trade, and Development
Session 22A Roundtable on No Sweat: How Sweatshops Improve Lives and Economic Growth
Session 23A The Economics of Reform
Session 24A Sports Economics I
Session 25A Health
Session 26A Behavioral and Experimental

Sunday, 6:00 p.m.

Session AL* Association Lecture

Saturday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 01B International Trade in Cultural Goods
Session 02B Applied Microeconomics I
Session 03B Experiments with Hidden Action and Asymmetries
Session 04B* Law and Economics II
Session 05B* New Developments in the Survey of Income and Program Participation
Session 06B* Topics in International Finance and Trade
Session 07B Social Opportunities and Human Development
Session 08B Issues in the Estimation of Reliable Life Tables
Session 09B* Quality of Care in Healthcare Markets in Developing Countries: Incentives, Motivation and Behavior
Session 10B Spillover Issues in Public Economics
Session 11B* Human Capital and Work in Development
Session 12B Gender, Immigrants, and Development
Session 13B Consumer Demand and the Environment
Session 14B Income, Investment, and Growth
Session 15B Democracy and the Arab Spring
Session 16B Gender Difference in Labor Market
Session 17B Contraception and Pregnancy Intendedness, Fertility, and Sexual Behavior
Session 18B Empirical Industrial Organization in Healthcare Markets
Session 19B Economic and Political Determinants of Well-Being
Session 20B Innovation and Prices
Session 21B Agricultural Choices and the Impact of Food Markets
Session 22B Rationality, Choice, and Uncertainty
Session 23B Government Failure
Session 24B Sports Economics II
Session 25B Deterrence and Traffic Laws
Session 26B Cars and Boats

Saturday, 1:00 p.m.

Session 01C Music and Digital Media
Session 02C* Capital, Investment, Growth and Development
Session 03C Experiments in Public Economics and Organization
Session 04C* Research in Economic Education
Session 05C* Market Issues in Health Care
Session 06C* International Trade Theory
Session 07C* Causes and Consequences of Financial Crises
Session 08C Topics in International Development
Session 09C* Airline Pricing
Session 10C Health and Education
Session 11C Institutions, Government, Conflict
Session 12C Health Risk Factors Among Older Adults
Session 13C Online Markets
Session 14C Undergraduate Economics Education I
Session 15C Smoking Behavior and Tobacco Policies
Session 16C Trade and US Economy
Session 17C Governmental Programs and Health and Labor Market Outcomes
Session 18C Topics in Applied Microeconomics
Session 19C State and Local Governments; Intergovernmental Relations
Session 20C Location Choices and Mobility
Session 21C Tasks, Trade, and Firm Organization
Session 22C Consequences of Central Banking, Intended and Unintended
Session 23C Governance, Not Government
Session 24C Sports Economics III
Session 25C Socio-Economic Issues of Hispanics
Session 26C Pollution

Saturday, 3:00 p.m.

Session 01D Art Markets and Artists' Careers
Session 02D* Health Economics and Antitrust Policy
Session 03D Individual and Social Preference Experiments
Session 04D* Teaching Innovations in Economics
Session 05D* A Presidential Tribute to James M. Buchanan
Session 06D* International Macroeconomics
Session 07D* Experiments on Asymmetry Effects in Group Dilemmas
Session 08D* Migration, Forced and Voluntary-Case Studies from Three Countries
Session 09D* The Economics of Environmental Health
Session 10D Encouraging Undergraduate Research in Economics
Session 11D African Development
Session 12D Health Care Choices
Session 13D Firms, Workers, and Consumers
Session 14D Undergraduate Economics Education II
Session 15D R&D, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Session 16D Economics of Divorce
Session 18D The Effect of Public Policy on Health Behaviors and Health
Session 19D Domestic Migration Decisions
Session 20D Transportation and Coal Industries
Session 21D Borrowing in Open Economies
Session 22D Private vs. Public: Rethinking the Division
Session 23D National Security, Crisis, and Recovery
Session 24D Sports Economics IV
Session 25D Remittances
Session 26D Forests and Parks

Saturday, 5:00 p.m.

Session 05DG* Distinguished Guest Lecture

Saturday, 6:15 p.m.

Session 31DR* Distinguished Guest Lecture Reception

Sunday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 01F Art Auctions
Session 02F* Health and Human Capital-Related Behaviors of Adolescents and Young Adults
Session 03F Market and Negotiation Experiments
Session 04F Economics History
Session 05F Maternal Health and Children's Outcomes
Session 06F* The Long Reach of African American History
Session 07F* Social Preferences
Session 08F* Structural Models of Smoking Decisions: Opening up the Black Box
Session 09F* Education, Opportunity, and Public Policy
Session 15F Securing External Funding for Your Research: Roles of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity
Session 16F Gender Wage Gap
Session 17F Health, Income, and Outcomes
Session 18F Measuring Subnational Economic Freedom: A Panel Discussion
Session 19F Trade, Agriculture, and the Environment
Session 20F Telecommunications, Broadband and Corporate Liability
Session 21F* Health and Subjective Well-Being
Session 22F* Hayek
Session 23F History of Thought
Session 24F Sports Economics, NCAA, and Amateurism
Session 25F Fiscal Policy
Session 26F Preferences

Sunday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 01G Art Markets and the Internet
Session 02G* Sleep and Educational Outcomes
Session 03G Pushing the Bounds of Classic Experimental Games
Session 05G* Issues in Public Sector Economics
Session 06G* Care Work
Session 07G* Health and Healthcare
Session 08G* Structural Models of Tradeoffs: Uncertainty, Time Allocation, and Family Planning Dynamics
Session 09G* Dynamic Approaches to Health Care Markets
Session 15G Maternal and Child Health
Session 17G Retirement and Disability
Session 18G Empirical Public Finance
Session 19G Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy Demand
Session 20G* How to Give a Good Research Presentation
Session 21G Estimation of Models with Monetary Policy Targets
Session 22G Consumption and Investment Fluctuations
Session 23G Carl Menger Essay Contest Winning Papers
Session 24G Sports, Salaries, and Incentives
Session 25G Measuring Multidimensional Deprivation
Session 26G Resource Use and Development

Sunday, 2:00 p.m.

Session 01H Applied Microeconomics II
Session 02H* 21st Century Challenges to Youth Health and Well-Being
Session 03H Experiments on Learning and Advice
Session 04H* Measurement in Economic Data: Consequences and Solutions
Session 05H* University Funding and University Governance
Session 06H* Education Policy
Session 07H* Recent Developments in Empirical Industrial Organization
Session 08H* Structural Dynamic Models of Health Inputs, Health Insurance, and Wages
Session 09H* Advances in Managerial Economics
Session 15H Quality of Life Issues for Adults and Children
Session 16H Mothers' Impact on Child Outcomes
Session 17H Entrepreneurship
Session 18H Training the Next Generation: Undergraduate Student Research I
Session 19H Valuing Environmental Goods and Environmental Policy-Making
Session 20H Oligopoly
Session 21H Economics of K-12 Education
Session 22H Central Bank Behavior
Session 23H Don Lavoie Graduate Student Paper Competition Winners
Session 24H Forecasting Macroeconomic Variables
Session 25H Macroeconomic Policy in Asian Economies
Session 26H Water

Sunday, 4:00 p.m.

Session 01I* Topics in Economics of Fertility
Session 02I* Microeconomics of Development
Session 03I Public Goods and Collective Action Experiments
Session 04I* Buchanan, Knight and Constitutional Political Economy
Session 05I* Perspectives on Economic Career Path Alternatives: What to Expect and How to Get There
Session 06I* Fiscal Decentralization and Fiscal Competition
Session 07I* Recent Developments in Microeconometrics
Session 08I* Retirement and Long-Term Care Decisions
Session 09I Economic Thought and Institutions
Session 15I Contracts and Oligopoly
Session 16I Health and Law
Session 17I Executive Compensation and Small Claims Court
Session 18I Training the Next Generation: Undergraduate Student Research II
Session 19I Real Estate Pricing and Fundamentals
Session 20I Brand Loyalty
Session 21I* Issues Associated with the Choice of College Major
Session 22I Credit Market Transmission Channels
Session 23I Monetary Economics
Session 24I Issues in Globalization and International Economics
Session 25I* Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Session 26I Where Do Environmental Economists Stand?

Monday, 8:00 a.m.

Session 01J Development in India and Bangladesh
Session 02J* Economic Impact of Unauthorized Immigration
Session 03J Social Preference and Society Experiments
Session 04J Public Economic Theory 1
Session 05J Economics of Education
Session 06J* Industrial Organization Issues in Environmental Economics
Session 07J* Macroeconomic Effects of Financial Innovations and Shocks
Session 08J* Economics of Science
Session 09J Inequality and Mobility
Session 10J Economics of the Equine Industry
Session 11J Development in Africa
Session 12J Post Secondary Schooling
Session 13J Indian Economic Development
Session 14J Panel Data Econometrics
Session 15J* The Impact of Household Factors on Labor Market Decisions
Session 16J Elections and Corruption
Session 18J Competition and Quality
Session 19J The Impact of Foreclosure and Housing Policy
Session 20J Wage Distribution and Income Inequality
Session 21J* Retirement and Old Age Labor Supply
Session 22J Law and Economics III
Session 23J Central Planning vs. the Market Process
Session 24J Growth and Investment in Emerging Markets
Session 25J Panel on Deirdre McCloskey and Art Carden, The Bourgeois Era
Session 26J Macroeconomics: Theory and Evidence

Monday, 10:00 a.m.

Session 01K Government Policy, Health Care Coverage, and Labor Supply
Session 02K* Teens and Risky Behavior
Session 03K Experiments on Tournaments and Conflict
Session 04K Public Economic Theory 2
Session 05K* Stratification Economics
Session 06K Monopsony
Session 07K* Economic Growth
Session 08K Labor Market Outcomes
Session 09K Economic Analysis of the State
Session 10K Institutional Entrepreneurship
Session 11K Housing and Monetary Policy
Session 12K Schooling and Student Outcomes
Session 13K* Immigration in the United States
Session 14K Applied Macroeconometrics
Session 15K Macroeconomic Development
Session 16K Educational Outcomes
Session 17K Firm Size and Organization
Session 18K Occupation and Job Search
Session 19K Food Policies/Programs and Health
Session 20K Labor Market Issues
Session 21K* Government Policy and the Macroeconomy
Session 22K Financial Market Fluctuations
Session 23K Methodology and Market Process Theory
Session 24K Exports and Firm Boundaries
Session 25K Sports Economics Topics
Session 26K* Natural Hazards I

Saturday, 6:15 p.m.

Session 33KR University of Kentucky Reception

Monday, 1:00 p.m.

Session 01L* Obesity and Public Policy
Session 02L* Gender and Policy in Labor Market
Session 03L Experiments on Budgets, Fragility, and Sabotage
Session 04L Elections
Session 06L* Social Choice Theory and Applications
Session 07L* Inflation and Monetary Policy
Session 08L* Topics in Special Welfare and Policy Evaluation
Session 09L International Trade and Economic Integration
Session 11L Hospitals and Physicians
Session 12L Private and Charter Schools
Session 13L Growth and Development
Session 14L Econometric Theory
Session 15L Experiments in the Classroom and Laboratory
Session 16L Marriage
Session 17L Mergers and Exclusivity Arrangements
Session 18L Wages, Race, and Job Satisfaction
Session 19L Development
Session 20L The Relationship Among and Between Firms and Workers
Session 21L Political Economy and Public Finance
Session 22L Money and Monetary Policy
Session 23L Political Entrepreneurship and Institutional Change, Pt. 1
Session 24L Multilateral Trade Policy
Session 25L Conflict and Gender
Session 26L* Natural Hazards II

Monday, 3:00 p.m.

Session 01M* Baseball and Football: Competition and Accountability
Session 02M* The Domestic Effects of High Skill Immigration
Session 03M* Using Experimental Methods in Evaluation
Session 04M Labor Economics
Session 05M* Migration and Human Capital
Session 06M* Comparison of Voting Procedures
Session 07M* Gender and Discrimination
Session 08M* Understanding Informal Financing
Session 09M Economics of the Law
Session 10M Growth and International Capital Flows
Session 11M Substance Abuse and Other Risky Behaviors
Session 12M Pre and Elementary Schooling
Session 13M Applied Microeconometrics
Session 14M Game Theory
Session 15M Experimental Economics
Session 16M Immigrant Outcomes
Session 18M Obesity
Session 19M Schooling and Labor Markets
Session 20M Environmental Economics
Session 21M Industrial Organization
Session 22M Applied Macroeconomics
Session 23M Political Entrepreneurship and Institutional Change, Pt. 2
Session 25M Issues in Economic Development: Evidence from India and Philippines
Session 26M* Research on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Sunday, 12:00 Noon

Session 30PL Presidential Address and Luncheon

Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Session 32R1 Registration

Saturday, 7:30 a.m.

Session R2 Registration

Sunday, 7:30 a.m.

Session R3 Registration

Monday, 7:30 a.m.

Session R4 Registration

Saturday, 7:30 a.m.

Session S1 Continental Breakfast

Saturday, 2:45 p.m.

Session S2 Complimentary Beverages

Sunday, 7:30 a.m.

Session S3 Continental Breakfast

Sunday, 3:45 p.m.

Session S4 Complimentary Beverages

Monday, 7:30 a.m.

Session S5 Continental Breakfast

Monday, 2:45 p.m.

Session S6 Complimentary Beverages