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2019 Royal Economic Society Annual Conference

The 2019 Royal Economic Society Annual Conference will be held at the University of Warwick on 15-17 April 2019.

Some of the key note lectures, plenaries and sessions will be streamed live each day on the Royal Economic Society website.

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

Monday 15 April

13:15 - 14:45   Britta Augsburg

Credit and Insurance in Developing Economies: "Labelled Loans, Credit Constraints and Sanitation Investments"

13:15 - 14:45   Mike Brewer Redistribution and Insurance in the UK: "Household Income Volatility in the UK and the role of the tax and benefit system, 2009-2016"
13:15 - 14:45   Sarah Cattan Education 1: "The short- and long-term effects of student absence: Evidence from Sweden"
13:15 - 14:45   Angus Phimister Health Economics: Empirical Analysis: "Nutrition, WASH and Child Physical Growth"
13:15 - 14:45   Tom Waters Redistribution and Insurance in the UK: "The distributional impact of Universal Credit: a life-time perspective"

Tuesday 16 April

09:00 - 10:30   Alison Andrew Gender and Development: "Age Dependent Preferences, Education & The Marriage Market for Young Brides"
09:00 - 10:30   Gabriella Conti Health Insurance: "The Value of Health Insurance: A Household Job Search Approach"
09:00 - 10:30   Jonathan Cribb Pensions: "The effect of automatic enrolment on employees working for small employers"
09:00 - 10:30   Peter Levell Trade and Labour Markets 2: "The Exposure of Different Occupation Groups and Local Labour Markets to Brexit"
17:00 - 18:30   Jack Britton IFS Special Session: The Returns to Higher Education: "The returns to attending university vs. not going"
17:00 - 18:30   Christine Farquharson Child Care and Health: "The health effects of early interventions: Evidence from Sure Start"

Wednesday 17 April

09:00 - 10:30   Alexander Wolf Consumption and Household Behaviour: "Uniform Sharing"
13:15 - 14:45   Britta Augsburg Development Economics: Field Experiments: "Community Matters: Heterogeneous Impacts of a Sanitation Intervention"
13:15 - 14:45   Bansi Malde Public Policy in Developing Economies: "Complementarities between Micro-Credit and Government Subsidies: Evidence from India's Swachh Bharat Mission"
15:15 - 16:45   Sonya Krutikova Improving the life chances of women in developing countries through adolescent intervention: "Can Life-skills Help Girls Who Have Little Say? Evidence from a Field Experiment in India"

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