Friday, August 19, 2011, 8:30-10:15 am; Household Finance
Hedging - C3

Session Chair: Laurent Calvet, HEC Paris

  • Health and Other Asset Holdings PDF
    Julien Hugonnier1,3, Florian Pelgrin2, Pascal Saint Amour2,3
    École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne1; University of Lausanne2; Swiss Finance Institute3
    • Discussant: David McCarthy, Imperial College London
  • Hedging Labor Income Risk PDF
    Sebastien Betermier
    1, Thomas Jansson2, Christine Parlour3, Johan Walden3
    McGill University1; Sveriges Riksbank2; University of California - Berkely3
    • Discussant: Lorenzo Garlappi, University of British Columbia
  • Can Financial Innovation Reduce the Cost of Weather Shocks? Evidence from Ex-Ante Agricultural Investment in India PDF
    Shawn Cole1, Xavier Giné2,James Vickery3
    Harvard University1; World Bank2; Federal Reserve Bank of New York3
    • Discussant: Peter Nyberg, Aalto University