8:15-8:30 - Conference Registration

8:30-8:45 - Welcome and Opening Remarks
Nerijus Pačėsa (President of the ISM University of Management and Economics)
Vitas Vasiliauskas (Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania)

8:45-10:00 - Session I
Overcoming the winner's curse in common value auctions
Diego Aycinena (Universidad Francisco Marroquín), Rimvydas Baltaduonis (Gettysburg College), and 
Lucas Rentschler (Universidad Francisco Marroquín)

On the effects of price discrimination on optimal income taxation
Robertas Zubrickas (University of Zurich)

The statistical content and empirical testing of the MIDAS restrictions
Virmantas Kvedaras (Vilnius University) and Vaidotas Zemlys (Vilnius University)

10:00-10:20 - Break

10:20-11:35 - Session II
Trends and developments in the Dutch market for retail gasoline
Tadas Bružikas (University of Groningen) and Adriaan R. Soetevent (University of Amsterdam)

Business cycle drivers in Lithuania
Aurelija Proškutė (Vilnius University)

Covered bonds and asset encumbrance: policy implications
Jin Cao (Norges Bank) and Marius Jurgilas (Bank of Lithuania)

11:35-11:45 - Introduction to the National Academy of Students (Economics Section)
Modestas Gelbūda (ISM University of Management and Economics)

11:45-13:00 - Lunch (by invitation)

13:00-14:30 - Keynote Speech
Field experiments in economics
David Reiley (Google)

14:30-14:50 - Break

14:50-16:05 - Session III
The cost of capital and optimal financing policy in the dynamic setting
Sigitas Karpavičius (Flinders University)

Trading volume elasticity of analyst compensation
Eglė Margevičiūtė (Stockholm School of Economics)

Credit supply and corporate innovation
Mario Daniele Amore (Università Bocconi), Cédric Schneider (Copenhagen Business School), and 
Alminas Žaldokas (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

16:05-16:25 - Break

16:25-17:40 - Session IV
Gender quotas and the quality of politicians
Audinga Baltrunaitė (Stockholm University), Piera Bello (Università della Svizzera Italiana), 
Alessandra Casarico (Università Bocconi), and Paola Profeta (Università Bocconi)

Old-age state social insurance: may its failure be averted?
Kaetana Leontjeva (Lithuanian Free Market Institute)

Transition towards new global setting in Lithuania
Margarita Starkevičiūtė (Vilnius University)

18:30 - Dinner (by invitation)