Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 19/Sept/2022
Session 1.1: Environmental Economics I
Location: Hörsaal 2
Chair: Paul Pichler

Carbon Pricing, Border Adjustment and Climate Clubs: An Assessment with EMuSe

Natascha Hinterlang, Anne Ernst, Alexander Mahle, Nikolai Stähler

The Power of Youth: Political Impacts of the “Fridays for Future” Movement∗

Marc Fabel, Matthias Flueckiger, Markus Ludwig, Helmut Rainer, Maria Waldinger, Sebastian Wichert

Too little too late? The political (in)feasibility of supranational climate policy arrangements

Daniel Croner, Stefan Niemann, Paul Pichler, Gerhard Sorger

Taxes on Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Counter the Demographic Change

Matthias Schön, Nikolai Stähler, Kilian Ruppert

Session 1.2: Finance I
Location: Hörsaal 3
Chair: Masashige Hamano

The Single Supervisory Mechanism: Effects on Bank Performance and Capital Requirements

Michael Sigmund, Burkhard Raunig

Early warning models for systemic banking crises: can political indicators improve predictions?

Tran Huynh, Silke Uebelmesser

Naïve Consumers and Financial Mistakes

Florian Exler, Alexander Hansak

Structural determinants of credit market tightness and the zombie firm share

Masashige Hamano, Philip Schnattinger, Francesco Zanetti

Session 1.3: Microeconomics I
Location: Hörsaal 5
Chair: Daniela Rroshi

Worker motivation and the value of nonemployment

Alexander Ahammer, Matthias Fahn, Flora Stiftinger

Rent control and neighborhood income. Evidence from Vienna, Austria.

Ulrich B. Morawetz, H. Allen Klaiber

Umbrella branding effects: Empirical evidence from product tests

Daniela Rroshi, Michael Weichselbaumer

Session 1.4: Macroeconomics I
Location: Hörsaal 7
Chair: Maximilian Boeck

The Extent of Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity: New Evidence from Payroll Data

Daniel Schaefer, Carl Singleton

A tale of two tails: Over a century of growth-at-risk

Martin Gächter, Elias Hasler, Florian Huber

Sources and Channels of Nonlinearities and Instabilities of the Phillips Curve: Results for the Euro Area and Its Member States

Karsten Reichold, Martin Wagner, Milan Damjanovic, Marija Drenkovska

Identification of Non-Rational Risk Shocks

Maximilian Boeck

Session 1.5: Gender Economics I
Location: Hörsaal 8
Chair: Pia Heckl

Can Wage Transparency Alleviate Gender Sorting in the Labor Market?

Omar Bamieh, Lennart Ziegler

Mandatory Wage Posting, Bargaining and the Gender Wage Gap

Wolfgang Frimmel, Bernhard Schmidpeter, Rene Wiesinger, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer

Gender-Specific Application Behavior, Matching and the Residual Gender Wage Gap

Benjamin Lochner, Christian Merkl

Import Shocks and Gendered Labor Market Responses: Evidence from Mexico

Pia Heckl

Location: Mensa, 1st Floor
Session 2.1: International Economics & Trade
Location: Hörsaal 2
Chair: Birgit Meyer

Trade diversion and labor market adjustment: Vietnam and the U.S.-China trade war

Karin Mayr-Dorn

Offshoring and Job Polarisation between Firms

Christoph Moser, Hartmut Egger, Udo Kreickemeier, Jens Wrona

Does foreign aid help improve access to FDI? Exploring the sectoral transmission channels

Birgit Meyer, Rainer Thiele, Julian Donaubauer

Session 2.2: Microeconomics II
Location: Hörsaal 3
Chair: Karim Bekhtiar

Private Labels in Marketplaces

Radostina Shopova

Measuring Product Differentiation by Observing Consumer Search

Franz Hackl, Michael Hölzl-Leitner, Dieter Pennerstorfer

Robotization, Internal Migration and Rural Depopulation in Austria

Karim Bekhtiar

Session 2.3: Monetary Policy I
Location: Hörsaal 5
Chair: Anna Stelzer

The Chronology of Brexit and UK Monetary Policy

Martin Geiger, Jochen Güntner

Monetary policy and the joint distribution of income and wealth. The heterogeneous case of the euro area.

Anna Stelzer

Session 2.4: Health Economics
Location: Hörsaal 7
Chair: Felix Glaser

Heat and Construction Workers' Health

Philipp Poyntner, Anna Theresa Renner, Roman Hoffmann

Hospital closures and patient outcomes: Evidence from AMI emergency admissions in Italy

Anna-Theresa Renner, Simone Ghislandi, Benedetta Scotti, Nirosha Varghese

Parental Health Shocks and Mental Health of Children

Felix Glaser, Gerald J. Pruckner

Session 2.5: Covid 19
Location: Hörsaal 8
Chair: Carla Krolage

How to Deal with the Covid-19 Pandemic in Slovenia? Simulations with a Macroeconometric Model

Klaus Weyerstrass, Dmitri Blueschke, Reinhard Neck, Miroslav Verbič

The Covid-19 Shock and the New Geography of Consumption

Jean Victor Alipour, Oliver Falck, Carla Krolage, Simon Krause, Sebastian Wichert

Location: Mensa, 1st Floor
NOeG Board Meeting
Location: Seminarraum 14
Session 3.1: Automation
Location: Hörsaal 2
Chair: Stefan Jestl

Universal Basic Income in the Presence of Automation

Alexander Hansak

Automation and Inequality: The Role of Education Spending

Daniele Angelini, Stefan Niemann, Florian Roeser

The contribution of industrial robots to labor productivity growth and economic convergence: A production frontier approach

Andreas Eder, Wolfgang Koller, Bernhard Mahlberg

Industrial Robots, and Information and Communication Technology: The Employment Effects in EU Labour Markets

Stefan Jestl

Session 3.2: Macroeconomics: Heterogeneity
Location: Hörsaal 3
Chair: Miguel Sanchez-Romero

Mental Accounting and the Marginal Propensity to Consume

René Bernard

On the Optimal Reform of Income Support for Married Couples with Children

Viola Garstenauer, Nawid Siassi

Health Dynamics and Heterogeneous Life Expectancies

Richard Foltyn, Jonna Olsson

Wealth for health?

Martin Kerndler, Alexia Prskawetz, Miguel Sanchez-Romero

Location: Hörsaal 5

Forecasting challenges during times of crisis from a central bank's perspective

Martin Schneider

The challenges of modeling and forecasting in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis

Serguei Kaniovsky

Forecasting the effects of the energy crisis

Michael Reiter

Inflation forecasting at the OeNB: Challenges and recent developments

Mirjam Salish

Session 3.4: Finance II
Location: Hörsaal 7
Chair: Michael Irlacher


Daniel Kaufmann, Rebecca Stuart

The Impact of Bilateral Investment Treaties and Investor-State Dispute Settlement on Global Value Chain Trade: A Sectoral Analysis

Maximilian Fleig

Determining the Causal Relationship Between Economic Policy Uncertainty and Stock Market Volatility with Causal Graphs

Burkhard Raunig

Multiproduct Mergers and the Product Mix in Domestic and Foreign Markets

Michael Irlacher, Jackie Chan, Michael Koch

Session 3.5: Macroeconomics: Product and Labor Markets
Location: Hörsaal 8
Chair: Brigitte Hochmuth

The Nash Wage Elasticity and its Business Cycle Implications

Matthew Knowles, Mario Lupoli

Endogenous Product Scope: Market Interlacing and Aggregate Business Cycle Dynamics

Mark Weder

The Dark Shadow of Benefit Reforms in a Monetary Union

Brigitte Hochmuth, Christian Merkl, Nikolai Stähler, Heiko Stüber

Location: Mensa, 1st Floor
Official Welcome & Young Economist Award Ceremony
Location: Hörsaal 4
Keynote Lecture by Kurt Mitman: Labor Market Implications of Unemployment Benefit Extensions
Location: Hörsaal 4
Conference Dinner
Location: See the conference booklet

Date: Tuesday, 20/Sept/2022
Session 4.1: Environmental Economics II
Location: Hörsaal 2
Chair: Bettina Meinhart

The transmission of global climate change via international trade – Insights from a cross-sectoral impact assessment for Austria

Nina Knittel, Birgit Bednar-Friedl, Martin Jury, Daniel Lincke, Jochen Hinkel

Industry-mix effects at different levels of sectoral disaggregation: A decomposition of inter-country differences in energy costs

Wolfgang Koller, Andreas Eder, Bernhard Mahlberg

Policy Stringency and Drivers of CO2 Emissions from Passenger Cars in Austria over the period 1950-2019

Tobias Eibinger, Hans Manner

External Costs of Freight Transport – Relevance and Implications of Internalization at the European Level

Elisabeth Christen, Bettina Meinhart, Franz Sinabell, Gerhard Streicher

Session 4.2: Debt and Inequality
Location: Hörsaal 3
Chair: Nicolas Albacete

Falling Behind: Has Rising Inequality Fueled the American Debt Boom?

Moritz Drechsel-Grau, Fabian Greimel

Balance Sheet Dynamics of Households in Financial Distress

Florian Exler, Johannes Poeschl

Emergence of Subprime Lending in Minority Neighborhoods

Egle Jakucionyte, Swapnil Singh

Curbing household debt and vulnerability with borrower based macroprudential policy - what does machine learning tell us?

Nicolas Albacete, Peter Lindner

Session 4.3: Inflation
Location: Hörsaal 5
Chair: Michael Pfarrhofer

Price Competitiveness in the European Monetary Union: A Decomposition of Inflation Differentials based on the Leontief Input-Output Price Model

Andreas Eder, Wolfgang Koller, Bernhard Mahlberg

Inflation Expectations and Term Premium

Elizaveta Lukmanova, Rafael Wouters

A Nonhomothetic Price Index and Inflation Heterogeneity

Philipp Hochmuth, Markus Pettersson, Christoffer Jessen Weissert

Modeling tail risks of inflation using unobserved component quantile regressions

Michael Pfarrhofer

Session 4.4: Experimental Economics
Location: Hörsaal 7
Chair: Lisa Windsteiger

Excuse-Driven Present Bias

Luca Flora Drucker, Marc Kaufmann

Anti-immigration stances: An experimental investigation of economic and behaviroal factors*

Christian Koch, Linda Deszö, Jean-Robert Tyran

Gender Differences in Bayesian Updating Experimental Evidence

Boris Knapp, Dominik Stelzeneder

Why Is Support For Rent Control So High? Evidence From A Survey Experiment

Mathias Dolls, Paul Schüle, Lisa Windsteiger

Session 4.5: Game Theory
Location: Hörsaal 8
Chair: Johannes Muthers

Effects of Informative Advertising on the Formation of Market Structures

Jesús Andrés Burbano-Gómez, Mónica María Sinisterra-Rodríguez

Collective Reputation Effects: Empirical Evidence from the Wine Market

Dieter Pennerstorfer, Christoph Weiss, Daniela Rroshi

Strategic Use of Ambiguity

Philipp Külpmann, Frank Riedel

Opportunism Problems of Colluding Manufacturers

Johannes Muthers, Jana Gieselmann, Matthias Hunold, Alexander Rasch

Location: Mensa, 1st Floor
Session 5.1: Gender Economics II
Location: Hörsaal 2
Chair: Anja Prummer

Gender Differences in Competitiveness: Does the Perceived Gender Domain of the Task Matter? Experimental Evidence

Kai Barron, Sebastian Schweighofer-Kodritsch, Dominik Stelzeneder

The Effect on Sibling Gender on Attitudes

Johanna Reuter, Martin Habets

Gender Disparities in SRC Grant Selections

Riccarda Rosenball

Gender Homophily

Anja Prummer, Lorenzo Ductor

Session 5.2: Monetary Policy II
Location: Hörsaal 3
Chair: Martin Feldkircher

Equalizing Monetary Policy - the Earnings Heterogeneity Channel in Action

Martin Groiss

Fear of Hiking? Monetary Policy and Sovereign Risk

Martin Wolf, Leopold Zessner-Spitzenberg

Cacophony in Central Banking? Evidence from euro area speeches using a new approach

Martin Feldkircher, Paul Hofmarcher, Pierre Siklos

Session 5.3: Labour Economics
Location: Hörsaal 5
Chair: René Karadakic

Occupational safety in a frictional labor market

Martin Kerndler

No Noise in Job Creation

Philip Schnattinger

The impact of migration and integration policies on migrant-native labor market hierarchies

Martin Guzi, Martin Kahanec, Lucia Mýtna Kureková

Intergenerational Mobility Trends and the Changing Role of Female Labor

Ulrika Ahrsjö, René Karadakic, Joachim Kahr Rasmussen

Session 5.4: Macroeconomics II
Location: Hörsaal 7
Chair: Felix Schröter

The Effect of Public Capital on Trend GDP and its Dependence on Country Characteristics

Natascha Hinterlang, Josef Hollmayr

Occupation-industry mismatch in the cross section and the aggregate

Saman Darougheh

Precautionary saving and un-anchored expectations

Alex Grimaud

Labor Market Reforms in Open Economies: Current Account Dynamics and Consumer Heterogeneity

Brigitte Hochmuth, Stéphane Moyen, Felix Schröter, Nikolai Stähler

Location: Mensa, 1st Floor
NOeG General Assembly
Location: Hörsaal 4
Keynote Lecture by Moritz Kuhn: What if and how it can be done
Location: Hörsaal 4
Panel: Panel Discussion: Economic Policy Challenges in Times of Crisis
Location: Hörsaal 4
Chair: Paul Pichler
(with Kurt Mitman, Moritz Kuhn, Martin Kocher and Sepp Zuckerstätter; Chair: Paul Pichler)
Farewell Drink
Location: Mensa, 1st Floor