Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

The VIII International Conference in Economics and Finance will take place in Minsk in Beijing Hotel on December 21, 2018

We are honored to have Prof. Zvi Eckstein (the Dean of the Tiomkin School of Economics at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzeliya, ex Deputy Governor of the Bank of Israel) as a keynote speaker of the Conference among other prominent economists from the world's leading universities.


The central subject of the Conference 2018 is gender and labour market.

Conference Program

9:30-10:00

Registration of participants, Welcome coffee

   
10:00-10:20

Conference opening

Pavel Daneyko, BEROC

Igor Livshits, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, BEROC

   
10:20-11:20

Career and Family Decisions: Cohorts born 1935 – 1975 (joint with Michael Keane and Osnat Lifshitz)

Zvi Eckstein, IDC Herzliya, Tiomkin School of Economics; Tel Aviv University

   
11:20-12:05

Women’s Liberation as a Financial Innovation (joint with Moshe Hazan and Hosny Zoabi)

David Weiss, Tel Aviv University

Discussant: Tymofiy Mylovanov, University of Pittsburgh, KSE

   
12:05-12:30 Coffee Break    
12:30-13:15

Women in Top Incomes: Evidence from Sweden 1974–2013 (joint with Kristin Gunnarsson and Jesper Roine)

Anne Boschini, Stockholm University

Discussant: Lev Lvovskiy, BEROC

   
13:15-14:00

Does Gender Composition Matter for Team Performance? Evidence from Trivia Game (joint with Lev Lvovskiy)

Kateryna Bornukova, BEROC

Discussant: Igor Livshits, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, BEROC

   
14:00-15:00 Lunch    
15:00-15:45

Implications of Uncertainty for Optimal Policies (joint with Todd Lensman)

Maxim Troshkin, Cornell University

Discussant: Victor Arshavskiy, BEROC

   
15:45-16:30

Uncertainty and Trade Elasticities (joint with Erick Sager)

Olga Timoshenko, George Washington University

Discussant: Arevik Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, Leibniz University Hannover

   
16:30-17:15

Political Connections, Innovation, and Firm Dynamics (joint with Ufuk Akcigit and Francesca Lotti)

Salomé Baslandze, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)

Discussant: Viktar Fedaseyeu, Bocconi University

   
17:15-17:30

Conference closing

Igor Livshits, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, BEROC

   
REGISTRATION



The Conference of Young researchers in Economics and Finance 2018
is a part of the VIII International Conference in Economics and Finance. It will be held on December 22, 2018.

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