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 Programme 


Conference programme

 
Day 1, Thursday May 11, 2017
 
12:30-13:00
Registration
13:00-13:15
Opening of the conference
Soros auditorium
 
Anders Paalzow, Rector of SSE Riga and director of BICEPS
 
13:15-14:15
Keynote address
Soros auditorium
 
Paul Radu, OCCRP
The Global Financial Infrastructure of Corruption and Disinformation
Chair: Inga Spriņģe (Re:Baltica)
 
14:15-14:35
Coffee
SSE Riga lobby
14:35-16:20
Parallel session 1*
Room: 303
Room: 311
 
Parallel session 1.1
Room 303
 
Lucia Rizzica, Bank of Italy
Tommaso Giommoni, Bocconi University
Exposition to Corruption and Political Participation: Evidence from Italian Municipalities
Pilar Sorribas‐Navarro, University of Barcelona & IEB
 
 
Parallel session 1.2
Room 311
 
Koen Schoors, Ghent University
Measuring revealed corruption with administrative data: Evidence from Russia
Gaygysyz Ashyrov, University of Tartu
Individual Attitudes Toward Political and Economic Systems and Impacts on Perceived Corruption: Econometric Analysis from A Cross-Country Household Survey
Fabio Padovano, University of Rennes 1
Perception vs. Experience: Explaining Differences in Corruption Measures Using Microdata
 
16:20-16:45
Coffee
SSE Riga lobby
16:45-18:30
Parallel session 2*
Room: 303
Room: 311
 
Parallel session 2.1
Room 303
 
Katerina Gradeva, European Central Bank
VAT Fraud in Intra-EU Trade
Irakli Barbakadze, PMC RC & BICEPS
The Effect of Participation in Shadow Economy on Firms’ Growth: Case of Latvian Firms
Andreea Minea, SciencesPo
 
 
Parallel session 2.2
Room 311
 
Tommaso Orlando, Bank of Italy
Corruption and skills selection and allocation in the Public Sector
Sumeyra Atmaca, Ghent University
Giancarlo Spagnolo, SITE
Motivating Wistleblowers
 
 
 
 
Day 2, Friday May 12, 2017
 
09:30-10:00
Registration
10:00-11:45
Parallel session 3*
Room: 303
Room: 311
 
Parallel session 3.1
Room 303
 
Anna Zasova, BICEPS
Tying benefits to earnings when tax evasion is high
Alari Paulus, University of Essex & Praxis
Mihails Hazans, University of Latvia & IZA
 
 
Parallel session 3.2
Room 311
 
Gilbert Mbara, University of Warsaw
Marta Troya Martinez, New Economic School
Gilles Dufrenot, Aix-Marseille School of Economics
Power-law distribution in the external debt-to-fiscal revenue ratio: empirical evidence and a theoretical model
 
11:45-12:15
Coffee
SSE Riga lobby
12:15-14:00
Plenary session 1*
Soros auditorium
 
Zareh Asatryan, ZEW Mannheim
Lucia Rizzica, Bank of Italy
The Real Effects of ’Ndrangheta: Firm-level evidence
Giancarlo Spagnolo, SITE
Leniency, Asymmetric Punishment and Corruption Evidence from China - VIDEO
Chair: Marc Sangnier (Aix-Marseille School of Economics)
 
14:00-15:30
Buffet lunch
SSE Riga lobby
15:30 – 16:45
Keynote address - Alf Vanags Memorial Lecture
Soros auditorium
 
Erik Berglöf (LSE) with an introduction by Charles Chinedu Okeahalam (AGH Capital) 
Avoiding the Middle Income Trap - Industrial Policy and State Capacity - VIDEO
Chair: Torbjörn Becker (SITE)
 
16:45-17:00
Coffee
SSE Riga lobby
17:00 – 18:30
Panel discussion
Soros auditorium
 
Participants:
Erik Berglöf, LSE
Petra Blum, Westdeutscher Rundfunk
Charles Chinedu Okeahalam, AGH Capital
Grace Perez-Navarro, OECD
Paul Radu, OCCRP
Moderator: Yuri Romanenkov (SSE Riga)
 
 
 
 
Day 3, Saturday May 13, 2017
 
09:00-09:30
Registration
09:30-11:15
Plenary session 2*
Soros auditorium
 
Gianmarco Daniele, Barcelona Economic Institute & University of Barcelona
Do politicians react to a big scandal? - VIDEO
Marc Sangnier, Aix-Marseille School of Economics
Michele Valsecchi, University of Gothenburg
Corrupt Bureaucrats: The Response of Non-Elected Officials to Electoral Accountability - VIDEO
Chair: Jesper Roine (SITE)
 
11:15-11:35
Coffee
SSE Riga lobby
11:35-12:35
Keynote address
Soros auditorium
 
Konstantin Sonin, University of Chicago
Chair: Olesya Shmagun (OCCRP)
 
12:35-12:50
Closing of the conference
Soros auditorium
 
Anders Paalzow, SSE Riga & BICEPS

 

* Each presentation is 25 minutes, followed by a 10-minutes discussion


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