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2018 Royal Economic Society Annual Conference

The 2018 Royal Economic Society Annual Conference will be held at the University of Sussex on 26-28 March 2018.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies will be represented by a number of researchers presenting their work over the course of the conference:

Monday 26 March

11:45 - 13:15   Rachel Cassidy

Applied Behavioural Economics 1: "Are the poor really so present-biased? Experimental evidence from Pakistan"

11:45 - 13:15   Rachel Griffith Fiscal/Redistributive Interventions: "Individual preference heterogeneity, targeting and welfare effects of soda taxes"
11:45 - 13:15   Jonathan Cribb Labour Economics: Income Distribution and Inequality 1: "Entering the labour market in a weak economy: scarring and insurance"
11:45 - 13:15   Francisco Oteiza Agricultural Markets: "Climate Change and Agriculture: Farmer Adaptation to Extreme Heat"
14:15 - 15:45   Alex Wolf Measuring Individual Poverty: "Issues in the production of measures of individual poverty"
18:00 - 19:15   Jack Britton Fringe Event Panel Discussion: "Is it worth going to university?"

Tuesday 27 March

09:00 - 10:30   Rachel Cassidy Labour Economics: Demography and Gender 2: "The power to protect: household bargaining and female condom use"
13:30- 15:00   Carl Emmerson B5: The Effects of Longer Working at Older Ages: "The causal impact of longer working on cognitive function and mobility: exploiting the increase in the state pension age for women in the UK"
15:30 - 17:00   Barra Roantree Inequality: "Mobility and the lifetime distributional impact of tax and transfer reforms"
15:30 - 17:00   Laura van der Erve Educational Outcomes: "Returns to Higher Education for Women: in the Labour Market and Marriage Market"

Wednesday 28 March

09:00 - 10:30   Jack Britton Education:Empirical Studies: "Where is the subsidy going? Using administrative data to value English income contingent student loans by subject and university" (Work in progress)
15:15 - 16:45   Luke Sibieta Education: Teachers: "The effect of cash incentives on the quantity and quality of new teachers in hard-to-staff subjects"
15:15 - 16:45   Tom Lee Empirical Health Studies: "Clinical guidelines in the real-world of medicine: evidence from the roll-out of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention facilities in England"
15:15 - 16:45   Benjamin Zaranko Empirical Health Studies: "Substitution between health and social care: evidence from England"
15:15 - 16:45   Thomas Pope Taxation and Income Elasticity: "Income shifting and responses to tax: evidence from company owner-managers"


For the full programme and to register, please visit the RES website.