Topics in Macroeconomics and Labor Economics 2016

June 8-9, 2016

Watson Center, 60 Sachem Street, Room A51 [Map]

Organizers: Ilse Lindenlaub and Jean-Marc Robin

*Presenter, when more than one author listed

WEDNESDAY
8:15 Breakfast
9:00

*Nick Bloom (Stanford University), Jae Song (Social Security Administration), David Price (Stanford University) and Fatih Guvenen (University of Minnesota),  Firming up Inequality” 
   Discussant: Ben Pugsley (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

10:00

*Jeremy Greenwood (University of Pennsylvania) and Emin Dinlersoz (United States Census Bureau), “The Rise and Fall of Unions in the United States
   Discussant: Suphanit Piyapromdee (University College London)

11:00 Coffee Break
11:15 *Gianluca Violante (New York University), Alessandro Gavazza (London School of Economics) and Simon Mongey (New York University), “Aggregate Recruitment Intensity”
   Discussant: Jeremy Lise (University College London )
12:15 Lunch
1:30 *Fabien Postel-Vinay (University College London) and Ilse Lindenlaub (Yale University), “Multi-Dimensional Sorting Under Random Search”
   Discussant: Carlos Carrillo-Tudela (University of Essex)
2:30 *Rasmus Lentz and Nicolas Roys (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Training and On-the-Job Search”
   Discussant: Pascual Restrepo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
3:30 Coffee Break
3:45 *Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences-Po), Marion Goussé (University of Laval) and Nicolas Jacquemet (Sorbonne),  “Marriage, Labor Supply and Home Production
   Discussant: Laura Pilossoph (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
4:45 *Joe Vavra (University of Chicago Booth) and Johannes Stroebel (New York University Stern), “House Prices, Local Demand and Retail Prices”
   Discussant: Kurt Mitman (Institute for International Economic Studies)
6:30 Dinner, Barcelona Restaurant, 155 Temple St. [map]
THURSDAY
8:15 Breakfast
9:00

*Edouard Schaal (New York University) and Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (Wharton School of Business),  “Coordination Unemployment”
   Discussant: Gregor Jarosch (Princeton University)

10:00 *Robert Shimer, Fernando Alvarez (University of Chicago) and Katka Borovickova (New York University), “The Proportional Hazard Model: Estimation and Testing Using Price Change and Labor Market Data
   Discussant: Bjoern Bruegemann (VU Amsterdam)
11:00 Coffee Break
11:15 *Katka Borovickova and Jarda Borovicka (New York University), “Discount rates and employment fluctuations”
   Discussant: Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business)
12:15 Lunch
1:30 *Luigi Pistaferri (Stanford University), Andreas Fagereng (Statistics Norway), Luigi Guiso (Einaude Institute for Economics and Finance) and Davide Malacrino (Stanford University), “Heterogeneity and persistence in returns to wealth”
   Discussant: Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Toronto)
2:30

*Greg Kaplan (University of Chicago), Sebastian Dyrda, Victor Rios-Rull (University of Pennsylvania), “Business Cycles and Household Formation”
   Discussant: Kyle Herkenhoff (University of Minnesota)

3:30 Coffee Break

Participants

Joe Altonji (Yale University)
Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)
Nick Bloom (Stanford University)
Katarina Borovickova (New York University)
Bjoern Bruegermann (UV Amsterdam)
Carlos Carrillo-Tudela (University of Essex)
David Childers (Yale University)
Emin Dinlersoz (U.S. Census Bureau)
Fabian Eckert (Yale University)
Marcos Frazao (Yale University)
Julia Garlick (Yale University)
Jeremy Greenwood (University of Pennsylvania)
Ran Gu (University College London)
William Hawkins (Yale University)
Kyle Herkenhoff (University of Minnesota)
Joachim Hubmer (Yale University)
Gregor Jarosch (Stanford University)
Gueorgui Kambourov (University of Toronto)
Greg Kaplan (Princeton University)
Rohan Kekre (Harvard University)
John Kennan (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Tatjana Kleineberg (Yale University)
Sam Kortum (Yale University)
Rasmus Lentz (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Ilse Lindenlaub (Yale University)
Jeremy Lise (University College London)
Yukun Liu (Yale University)
Kurt Mitman (Stockholm University)
Simon Mongey  (New York University)
Monica Morlacco (Yale University)
Giuseppe Moscarini (Yale University)
Yoko Okuyama (Yale University)
Michael Peters (Yale University)
Laura Pilossoph (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Luigi Pistaferri (Stanford University)
Suphanit Piyapromdee (University College London)
Tommaso Porzio (Yale University)
Fabien Postel-Vinay (University College London)
Ben Pugsley (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Pascual Restrepo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Ana Reynoso (Yale University)
Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences-Po)
Edouard Schaal (New York University)
Robert Shimer (University of Chicago)
Tony Smith (Yale University)
Isaac Sorkin (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Takuo Sugaya (Stanford University)
Joanne Tan (Sciences-Po)
Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (University of Pennsylvania Wharton School)
Joe Vavra (University of Chicago)
Gianluca Violante (New York University)
Alessandra Voena (University of Chicago)
Allen lo Kuan Vong (Yale University)
Yujung Whang (Yale University)

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