Final Programme for XREPP Doctoral Day

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The Doctoral Day is XREPP's yearly meeting.


November 27, 2015 - 11:00


November 27, 2015 - 17:00


Sala de recepcions, Facultat d’Economia i Empresa - Universitat de Barcelona Av. Diagonal 690, Barcelona   View map

XREPP is the Network of reference in Economics and Public Policies that assembles the main researchers from Catalonia’s universities in the economic design and evaluation of Public Policies.

XREPP’s Doctoral Day event welcomes all our PhD students, young and senior researchers, interested Master students, and invitees. This scientific gathering offers all our PhD students as well as other PhD students in the XREPP faculties a platform to present their doctoral work and receive comments from a discussant.

Programme for the Day
Time Presenter Paper Discussant
  Session 1 – Public Economics
11:00 – 11:30 Paola Azar Dufrechou (UAB) Efficiency Gains and Fiscal Effort: Evidence for Public Education Spending (1970-2010) Hoon Choi
11:30 – 12:00 Hoon Choi (UB) When One Door Closes: The Impact of the Hagwon Curfew on the Consumption of Private Tutoring in the Republic of Korea Gianko Michailidis
12:00 – 12:30 Gianko Michailidis (UB) Education and Pensions Spending in the Years of Population Aging Paola Rocchi
12:30 – 13:00 Paola Rocchi (UB) Carbon-motivated Border Tax Adjustment: A Proposal for the EU Paola Azar Dufrechou
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
Session 2 – Applied Econometrics
14:00 – 14:30 Eva Coll-Martinez  (URV) Agglomeration of Creative Services Industries: A Micropolitan Analysis for Barcelona Athina Raftopoulou
14:30 – 15:00 Athina Raftopoulou (UB) Determinants of Individual Obesity Risk in Spain: A Multi-Level Model of Combined Spatial Analysis Karen Miranda
15:00 – 15:30 Karen Miranda (URV) Estimating Individual Effects and their Spatial Spillovers in Linear Panel Data Models Eva Coll-Martinez
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
Session 3 – Trade and FDI
16:00 – 16:30 Till Hollstein (UB) Comparative Advantage and Free Trade when Learning by Doing Externalities are Present Alicia Gomez-Tello
16:30 – 17:00 Alicia Gomez-Tello (UAB) FDI and Immigration Inflows: An Empirical Analysis for the Spanish Case Till Hollstein

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