Sixth Annual Omicron Delta Epsilon Gamma Chapter's

Jordan River Economics Conference

April 16, 2010

Sponsored by: Pearson Publishing, Pearson Custom Publishing, Worth Publishers, and McGraw-Hill Companies

Event

Location/Presenter/paper

Time

Breakfast

Wylie Hall 329

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

If the paper is available on line, the title will be a hyper link.

Session A

Wylie Hall 005

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Session Chair:

Frank Page

Presenter

Paper Title

Time

Bin Wang

A Non-Parametric Test for Continuous-Time Homogeneous Markov Process: Is It a Discussion Process?

8:30 - 9:00

Yao-Yu Chih

Public Sharing Networks with Free Riders

9:00 - 9:30

Session B

Wylie Hall 005

9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Session Chair:

Michael Kaganovich

Presenter

Paper Title

Time

Junyi Liu

Public Policy in a Simple Growth Model with Endogenous Lobbying

9:45 – 10:15

Dan Shane

Assessing the Role of Technology in Explaining US Physician Labor Force Trends

10:15 – 10:45

Yin Hu

Using Reserves to Finance the Increase in Government Infrastructure Investment in China

10:45 -11:15

Session C

Wylie Hall 015

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Session Chair:

Yoosoon Chang

Presenter

Paper Title

Time

9:30 – 10:00

Joonyoung Hur

Testing the Expectations Hypothesis in Continuous-Time

10:00 – 10:30

Yongok Choi

Forecasting Inflation: Disaggregating Aggregates To Have Better Forecasts

10:30 – 11:00

Sponsoring Publisher’s Book Fair and Luncheon Wylie Hall 329

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Session D

Wylie Hall 015

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session Chair:

Todd Walker

Presenter

Paper Title

Time

Manuel Gonzalez-Astudillo

An Equilibrium Model of the Term Structure of Interest Rates: Recursive Preferences at Play

1:30 – 2:00

Joo Yong Lee

Government Spending Effects in a Small Open Economy

2:00 – 2:30

Alex Richter

Characterizing the Effects of Entitlement Reform in a Perpetual Youth Model

2:30 – 3:00

Wenyi Shen

Endogenous Government Spending and Fiscal Stimulus

3:00 – 3:30

Session E

Wylie Hall 115

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session Chair:

Jim Self

Presenter

Paper Title

Time

Urmi Bhattacharya

Understanding The Association of Child Labor On Part of The eldest Child With The Schooling Propensities of The Younger Siblings: An Indian Context

1:30 – 2:00

Emily Andruska

Discussant: Martin Ranger

Rupees for Risk Estimating Compensating Wage Differentials for Sex Workers in India

2:00 – 2:30

Endrizal Ridwan

A Simple Profit Sharing Network

2:30 – 3:00

John Miller

Floor Discussion

Leveling the Carbon Playing Field: A Ralwsian Take on Carbon Taxation and Climate Justice

3:00 – 3:30

Coffee Break

Wylie Hall 329

3:30 p.m. - 4:00  p.m.

Event

Location/Presenter/paper

Time

Keynote Speaker

Wylie Hall 005

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Laurence M. Ball, Professor of Economics, Johns Hopkins University

“The Performance of Alternative Monetary Regimes”

Reception

State Rooms East/West: IMU

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.