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2017 Royal Economic Society Annual Conference

The 2017 Royal Economic Society Annual Conference will be held at the University of Bristol on 10-12 April 2017.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies will be represented by a number of researchers presenting their work over the course of the conference:

Monday 10 April

13:30 - 15:00   Paul Johnson

Policy Plenary Session: "Post-Brexit Economics"

17:15 - 18:45   Christine Farquharson Education Session 1: "The causal impacy of breakfast club provision on academic attainment"
17:15 - 18:45   Kate Smith Tax and Public Policy Session 1: "Alcohol tax design"

Tuesday 11 April

09:00 - 10:30   Chris Belfield Education Session 2: "Outside options and teacher retention"
09:00 - 10:30   Jonathan Shaw Tax and Public Policy Session 2: "The dynamic effects of tax audits"
11:00 - 12:30   James Banks Behavioural Session 3: "Is there a causal effect of education on decision-making? Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment"
11:00 - 12:30   Martin O'Connell Tax and Public Policy Session 3: "How well targeted are soda taxes?"
15:45 - 17:15   Rachel Griffith IO2: "Demand estimation with unobserved choice set heterogeneity"

Wednesday 12 April

09:00 - 10:30   Jonathan Cribb Pensions and Retirement Session: "When governments introduce default options: the effect of automatic enrolment on pension saving in the United Kingdom"
13:45 - 15:15   Arun Advani Junior Fellows Special Session: "Informal insurance and endogenous poverty traps"
13:45 - 15:15   Sonya Krutikova MiSoC Special Session: Mental Health and Human Capital: "Maternal depression and child human capital development: a value-added approach"

For the full programme and to register, please visit the RES website.