The AEA, in conjunction with 59 associations in related disciplines known as the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA), holds a three-day meeting each January to present papers on general economics topics. This January, several IFS economists are presenting their work.
IFS Research Director Rachel Griffith is presenting papers on 'Tax Design in the Alcohol Market', 'The Innovation Premium to Soft Skills in low-skilled occupations' and 'How well targeted are soda taxes?'.
CPP Director Richard Blundell is presenting papers on 'Nonlinear Persistence and Partial Insurance: Innovations in the Panel Data Dynamics of Income and Consumption', 'The Innovation Premium to Soft Skills in low-skilled occupations' and 'Employment, Training and Human Capital Accumulation'.
IFS Research Director Orazio Attanasio is giving the European Economic Association Lecture on 'Consumption Insurance in Networks with Asymmetric Information'.
CPP co-Director Imran Rasul is presenting on 'Social Ties and the Delivery of Development Programs' and 'Recovering Social Networks from Panel Data: Identification, Simulations and an Application'.
CPP co-Director Eric French is presenting on 'Couples' and Singles' Savings After Retirement'.