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10:00-10:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:15-12:00 Session A1: Macroeconomics. Facilitator: Aurelija Proškutė (Bank of Lithuania)

Global Spillovers of the Fed Information Effect

Andrzej Szczepaniak (Ghent University) and Marco Pinchetti (Université libre de Bruxelles, Bank of England)

Building a New Export Network: The Case of Lithuania

Vaiva Petrylė (Vilnius University) and Marco J. Van Der Leij (University of Amsterdam)

Productivity-Enhancing Reallocation during the Great Recession: Evidence from Lithuania

Linas Tarasonis (Vilnius University and Bank of Lithuania) and Jose Garcia-Louzao (Bank of Lithuania)

10:15-12:00 Session A2: Finance. Facilitator: Alminas Žaldokas (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Institutional Investors and Mispricing of Unionized Firms

Dalia Marciukaitytė (Illinois State University), Viktoriya Lantushenko (Saint Joseph's University), and Samuel H. Szewczyk (Drexel University)

Disparate Implications of Information Provision: The Case of Credit Scores

Swapnil Singh (Bank of Lithuania and Kaunas University of Technology) and Eglė Jakučionytė (Bank of Lithuania and Vilnius University)

Grow or Go? The Expiration of IPO Lockups in Germany

Nora M. Laurinaitytė (Bank of Lithuania) and Samuel P. Kemper (Goethe University Frankfurt)

12:00-13:00 – Lunch break (no virtual sessions)

13:00-14:00 Session B: Short papers. Facilitator: Mariarosaria Comunale (Bank of Lithuania)

A political economy of loose means-testing in targeted social programs

Justina Klimavičiūtė (Vilnius University), Helmuth Cremer (Toulouse School of Economics), and Pierre Pestieau (Université Catholique de Louvain)

Trade or Common Money –What Matters the Most for the Baltic States

Rima Rubčinskaitė (Vilnius University) and Laimutė Urbšienė (Vilnius University)

Natural real rates of interest across EA countries: AreR-stars getting closer together?

Tomas Reichenbachas (Bank of Lithuania), Linas Jurkšas (Bank of Lithuania), and Rokas Kaminskas (Bank of Lithuania)

Systematic trading strategies and economic regimes: A case of momentum strategy in COVID-19 pandemic

Renata Guobužaitė (Vilnius University) and Deimantė Teresienė (Vilnius University)

14:00-14:15 – Teams coffee

14:15-16:00 Session C1: Econometrics. Facilitator: Povilas Lastauskas (Bank of Lithuania)

Tracking R of COVID-19: A New Real-Time Estimation Using the Kalman Filter

Simas Kučinskas (Humboldt University of Berlin), Francisco Arroyo-Marioli (Central Bank of Chile), Francisco Bullano (Central Bank of Chile), and Carlos Rondón-Moreno (Central Bank of Chile)

Bootstrap Improved Inference for Factor-Augmented Regressions with CCE

Ovidijus Stauskas (Lund University) and Ignace De Vos (Lund University, Ghent University)

Identifying Uncertainty Shock: A Bayesian Mixed Frequency VAR Approach

Alessia Paccagnini (University College Dublin & CAMA) and Fabio Parla (Central Bank of Ireland)

14:15-16:00 Session C2: Public economics. Facilitator: Linas Tarasonis (Vilnius University, Bank of Lithuania)

Two Are Many: Number Effects in Cournot Oligopoly Experiments

Aidas Masiliūnas (National University of Singapore) and Nobuyki Hanaki (Osaka University)

Take a ride on the green side: How do CDM projects affect Indian manufacturing firms’ environmental performance?

Jūratė Jaraitė (Vilnius University), Oliwia Kurtyka (Umeå University), and Hélène Ollivier (Paris School of Economics)

Descriptive information provision effects on electricity consumption: a randomized trial in Lithuania

Fissha Asmare (Vilnius University), Jūratė Jaraitė (Vilnius University) and Andrius Kažukauskas (Vilnius University)

16:00-17:00 – Teams drinks