2022 Risk Theory Seminar Schedule

Presentations will be held at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business & Innovation, Room 107

Friday, May 20

5:00pm – 6:00pm        Welcome Reception, Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 143/144

6:00pm – 7:15pm        “Saving Lives with Pre-Financed Rules-Based Disaster Aid: Evidence from Mexico“, Alejandro del Valle

7:15pm – 8:30pm        “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Exploiting Asymmetric Information in Insurer Financing Decisions“, James Hilliard, James Garven, and Linda Klein

Saturday, May 21

7:00am – 8:00am        Continental Breakfast (Foster 143/144)

8:00am – 9:15am        “How Risky is Distracted Driving?“, Bradley Karl, Charles M. Nyce, Lars Powell, Boyi Zhuang

9:15am – 10:30am      “Disagreement Aversion“, Antoine Bommier, Adrien Fabre, Arnaud Goussebaïle, and Daniel Heyen

10:30am – 10:45am   Refreshment Break (Foster 143/144)

10:45am – noon          “Mismeasuring Risk: The Welfare Effects of Flood Risk Information”, Philip Mulder

noon – 1:15pm            Lunch (Foster 143/144)

1:15pm – 2:30pm        “How does multiplicative background risk affect risk taking? Theoretical predictions and experimental evidence”, Sebastian Hinck, Richard Peter, and Petra Steinorth

2:30pm – 3:45pm        “The Cost of Consumer Collateral: Evidence from Bunching“, Benjamin L. Collier, Cameron M. Ellis, and Benjamin J. Keys

3:45pm – 4:00pm       Refreshment Break (Foster 143/144)

4:00pm – 5:15pm        “Homo Economicus is Stochastically Patient“, Eric R. Ulm, Daniel Bauer, Justin Sydnor

5:15pm – 6:00pm        Business Meeting; Adjourn

6:00pm – 9:00pm       Conference Dinner at Diamondback’s (located at 217 Mary Avenue, Waco); Bus transportation provided immediately after Business Meeting.