International College of Economics and Finance

The Fifth ICEF Conference on Applied Economics

October 28th (Saturday), 2023

The Conference on Applied Economics is organized at ICEF for the fifth time. The organizing committee of the Conference consists of Prof. Fabian Slonimczyk (chair, ICEF), Prof. Maxim Nikitin (ICEF), Prof. Markus Gebauer  (ICEF).

Opening of the conference: 11:00 am (Moscow time)
Location: 11 Pokrovsky Boulevard, building T, room T510, Moscow, Russia (offline) 
Language: English


10:30 - 11:00 Welcome coffee break

11:00 - 12:00 Paper 1

11:00 - 12:00  Paper 1

“This task is for me: Evidence from a crowdsourcing platform” by Ekaterina Kazakova and Anastasiia Khazhgerieva 

Presentation: Ekaterina Kazakova (FES, HSE)

Discussion: Anna Yurko (ICEF, HSE)

12:00 - 13:00 Paper 2

12:00 - 13:00 Paper 2

“Death Toll of Price Limits and Protectionism in the Russian Pharmaceutical Market” by Evgeny Yakovlev and Margarita Khvan

Presentation: Evgeny Yakovlev (NES)

Discussion: Fabian Slonimczyk (ICEF, HSE)

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:00 Paper 3

14:00 - 15:00 Paper 3

Board Monitoring and Corporate Disclosure: The Role of Firm-Level Governance and Institutional Environment by Alexander Muraviev 

Presentation: Alexander Muraviev (HSE St.Petersburg, IZA)

Discussion: Davide Cianciaruso (NES)

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 - 16:30 Paper 4

15:30 - 16:30 Paper 4

“I’ll Pay You Later: Backloading to Sustain Opportunistic Relationships” by Elena Paltseva, Gerhard Toews and Marta Troya-Martinez 

Presentation: Gerhard Toews (NES)

Discussion: Markus Gebauer (ICEF, HSE)


16:30 - 17:30 Paper 5

16:30 - 17:30 Paper 5

“Demography and savings: evidence from a Russian household survey” by Irina Denisova (NES, MSU), Evgenia Bessonova (Bank of Russia, HSE), Nadezhda Ivanova (Bank of Russia)

Presentation: Irina Denisova (NES, MSU)

Discussion: Markus Gebauer (ICEF, HSE)

18:00 - 20:00 Dinner for participants