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Programme of the 2nd conference "Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions"

Day 1, Thursday May 27, 2021, Riga time (CET + 1)
11:00 - 11:10

Conference opening

Anders Paalzow, Rector of SSE Riga and director of BICEPS

11:15 - 12:15 Session 1
 

Chair: Marc Sangnier (University of Namur)

Betrayed by the Elites: How Corruption Amplifies the Political Effects of Recessions

Carlos Sanz (Bank of Spain), Albert Solé-Ollé, Pilar Sorribas-Navarro

Polarized Social Norms Against Corruption: A Social Media Experiment in India

Jun Goto (Kobe University), Takashi Kurosaki, Yuko Mori
12:30 - 13:30 Session 2
 

Chair: Pilar Sorribas-Navarro (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Corruption under Austerity

Tommaso Giommoni (ETH Zurich), Gianmarco Daniele 

Interest Groups’ Contributions, Political Selection and the Quality Incumbency Advantage: Evidence from Brazil

Julieta Peveri (Aix-Marseille University)
14:30 - 15:30 Session 3
 

Chair: Zareh Asatryan (ZEW, Mannheim)

Tax Evasion and the Minimum Wage

Anikó Bíró (Centre for Economic and Regional Studies), Dániel Prinz, László Sándor

What we pay in the shadow: Labor tax evasion, minimum wage hike and employment

Nicolas Gavoille (SSE Riga), Anna Zasova
15:45 - 16:45 Session 4
 

Chair: Audinga Baltrunaite (Bank of Italy) 

VAT Rates and Tax Evasion: Evidence from the Restaurant Industry in Greece

Nikolaos Artavanis (Virginia Polytechnic and State University)

Monitoring the Monitors: Auditors, Corporate Theft, and Corruption

Maxim Mironov (IE Business School)
17:00 - 18:00

Keynote I: Linda Larsson Kakuli (Sveriges Television, SVT)

Title: Data analysis and in-depth investigations – two crucial factors to detect suspected money laundering

Chair: Nicolas Gavoille (SSE Riga, BICEPS)

Day 2, Friday, May 28, 2021, Riga time (CET + 1)

11:15 - 12:15 Session 5
 

Chair: Boris Ginsburg (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Crony Capitalism as an Electoral Outcome

Dmitry Veselov (HSE University)

Brains and Muscles? A Political Economy of Tax Evasion

Alberto Parmigiani (London School of Economics), Arduino Tomasi

12:30 - 13:30 Session 6
 

Chair: Mihails Hazans (University of Latvia)

Size, heterogeneity and distributional effects of self-employment income tax evasion in Italy

Francesco Figari (University of Insubria), Martina Bazzoli, Paolo Di Caro, Carlo V. Fiorio, Marco Manzo

Million Dollar Baby: Should Parental Benefits Depend on Wages When the Payroll Tax Evasion is Present?

Vitalijs Jascisens (HSE University), Anna Zasova

14:30 - 15:30 Session 7
 

Chair: Anna Zasova (BICEPS)

Inter-temporal Shifting of Corporate Income: Evidence from Administrative Tax Return Data

Ján Palguta (Carlos III University of Madrid), Jaroslav Bukovina, Tomáš Lichard, Branislav Žúdel

The Indirect Effect of Import Competition on Corporate Tax Avoidance

Baptiste Souillard (Université Libre de Bruxelles and ECARES)

15:45 - 16:45 Session 8
 

Chair: Anders Olofsgård (SITE, Stockholm School of Economics) 

Why Governments Grow “Lemons” in the Market for Technology

Natalia Lamberova (Georgia Tech)

The impact of Presidential appointment of judges: Montesquieu or the Federalists?

Sultan Mehmood (New Economic School)

17:00 - 18:00

Keynote II: Ruben Enikolopov (New Economic School), Alf Vanags memorial lecture

Title: Tax Evasion of Politically Connected Firms

Chair: Nicolas Gavoille (SSE Riga, BICEPS)

18:00 - 18:15 Closing remarks - Anders Paalzow, Rector of SSE Riga and director of BICEPS
 

         


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