The LACEA-LAMES 2021 wrapped the event magnificently thanks to the highly anticipated lecture of Joshua Angrist. Professor Juan Vargas, from Universidad del Rosario, one of the event's organizers, introduced Angrist's lecture and congratulated him for his recent Nobel prize award.
During the last day of LACEA-LAMES 2021, Sandra Rozo, a researcher at the World Bank, presented the paper titled Life Out of the Shadows: Impact of Amnisties in Migrant’s life co-authored by Ana Ibañez, María Ortega, Marisol Rodríguez, from the Inter-American Development Bank, and Andrés Moya, from Universidad de Los Andes.
Andrés Fernández moderated the invited session Fiscal Policy in Trying Times invited by LACEA. The session featured presentations by Joshua Aizenman, professor of economics at the University of South Carolina; Guillermo Calvo, professor at Columbia University and director of the Economic Policy Management program at the same university; and Klaus Schmidt-Hebel, professor of economics at the Universidad del Desarrollo.
On the third, and final day, of the LACEA-LAMES 2021, Gilles Duranton, guest speaker by the Universidad del Rosario, led one of the eight keynote lectures organized for the event.
During the last day of the event, professor A. Roth at the University of Stanford, held his lecture Market Design and Maintenance. He explained the market design and its functioning.
During the third keynote lecture, the former chief economist at the World Bank and current professor of economics at Yale University, Pinelopi Goldberg, presented a new framework of analysis that could explain the development of the countries.
In the afternoon sessions of the first day of LACEA-LAMES 2021, the contributed sessions opened to discuss conflict, culture, public assets, and the State in economic history.
During her speech, Francine Blau, professor of economics at Cornell University, explained and discussed the reasons for the gender pay gap at one of the eight keynote lectures organized for the LACEA-LAMES 2021.
During the second day of the event, Dr. Francesca Molinari, professor of economics at Cornell University, led one of the keynote lectures with her research and proposal to analyze consumer decision-making differently.
The LACEA LAMES 2021, organized by the Universidad del Rosario, opened the floor to new professional development sessions.