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2016 NUS-IRES Symposium

PROGRAM

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19 May 2016, Thursday | 20 May 2016, Friday

19 May 2016, Thursday


8.30 am - 9.00 am Registration
9.00 am - 9.50 am

Keynote Presentation: Taking the Measure of Policy Uncertainty
Steven Davis, University of Chicago Booth School of Business


Session 1 Chair: Daniel McMillen, National University of Singapore

9.50 am - 10.50 am

Do Housing Vouchers Improve Academic Performance?
Evidence from New York City

Amy Schwartz, Syracuse University 

Discussants:
Timothy Riddiough, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Yu Qin, National University of Singapore

10.50 am - 11.15 am Tea Break

11.15 am - 12.15 pm

Credit Constraint and Housing Price Synchronicity: Evidence from the LTV
Regulation in Korea
Man Cho, Korea Development Institute 

Discussants:
Rose Lai, University of Macau
Sau Kim Lum, National University of Singapore

12.15pm - 1.30 pm Lunch

Session 2 Chair: Yongheng Deng, National University of Singapore

1.30 pm - 2.30 pm Housing Demand, Cost-of-Living Inequality, and the Affordability Crisis
David Albouy, University of Illinois

Discussants:
Changcheng Song, National University of Singapore
Jing Wu, Tsinghua University

2.30 pm - 3.30 pm The Rising House Price Dispersion in the United States during 1975-2007
Yang Tang, Nanyang Technological University

Discussants:
Charles Leung, City University of Singapore
Yi Huang, Graduate Institute, Geneva

3.30 pm - 4.00 pm Tea Break

4.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Land Prices and Unemployment
Zheng Liu, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Discussants:
Ping Wang, Washington University in St. Louis
Qiang Li, National University of Singapore

6.00 pm - 8.30 pm

Symposium Dinner

 

20 May 2016, Friday


8.30 am - 9.00 am

Morning Refreshments

Session 3 Chair: Sumit Agarwal, National University of Singapore

9.00 am - 10.00 am

Cross-Border Residential Mortgage Lending During the European Sovereign Crisis
Jaime Luque, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Discussants:
Brent Ambrose, The Pennsylvania State University
Cristian Badarinza, National University of Singapore

10.00 am - 10.30 am Tea Break

10.30 am - 11.30 am

Election Effects on Housing Prices: Singapore’s Evidence
Mi Diao, National University of Singapore

Discussants:
Daniel McMillen, National University of Singapore
Yi Fan, National University of Singapore

11.30 am - 12.30 pm

The Effect of Large Investors on Asset Quality: Evidence from Subprime Mortgage Securities
Kristopher Gerardi, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Discussants:
Edward Coulson, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Kiat Ying Seah, National University of Singapore

12.30 pm - 12.40 pm

Closing Comments
Yongheng Deng, National University of Singapore

12.40 pm - 2.00 pm Lunch


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