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Economics of Infrastructure

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Edward L. Glaeser and James M. Poterba, Organizers

March 1, 2019


NBER
2nd Floor Conference Room
1050 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, March 1
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Christoph Boehm, University of Texas at Austin
Government Consumption and Investment: Does the Composition of Purchases Affect the Multiplier?
9:35 am
Daniel Leff Yaffe, University of California, San Diego
The Interstate Multiplier (slides)
10:10 am
Break
10:30 am
Nicolas Campos, Universidad de Chile
Eduardo Engel, University of Chile
Ronald Fischer, Universidad de Chile
Alexander Galetovic, Adolfo Ibáñez University
Renegotiations and Corruption: The Odebrecht Case
11:05 am
Shoshana Vasserman, Stanford University
Valentin Bolotnyy, Harvard University
Scaling Auctions as Insurance: A Case Study in Infrastructure Procurement (slides)
11:40 am
Aleksandar Andonov, University of Amsterdam
Roman Kräussl, University of Luxembourg
Joshua Rauh, Stanford University and NBER
The Subsidy to Infrastructure as an Asset Class
12:15 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Christopher Severen, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Commuting, Labor, and Housing Market Effects of Mass Transportation: Welfare and Identification (slides)
1:35 pm
Abhishek Nagaraj, University of California at Berkeley
The Private Impact of Public Information: Landsat Satellite Maps and Gold Exploration (slides)
2:10 pm
Pablo Fajgelbaum, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Stephen J. Redding, Princeton University and NBER
Trade, Structural Transformation and Development: Evidence from Argentina 1869-1914
2:45 pm
Break
3:00 pm
Discussion of Next Steps for Economics of Infrastructure Project
3:45 pm
Adjourn
 
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