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EF&G Research Meeting

Varadarajan Chari and Xavier Gabaix, Organizers

July 14, 2012

Royal Sonesta Hotel
Ballroom A
40 Edwin Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA


Friday, July 13:

6:30 pm Reception and Dinner Ballroom B

Saturday, July 14:

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Alessandra Fogli, University of Minnesota
Laura Veldkamp, New York University and NBER
Germs, Social Networks and Growth

Discussant: Charles Jones,
Stanford University and NBER

10:00 am


10:30 am

Ali Shourideh, University of Pennsylvania
Optimal Taxation of Capital Income: A Mirrleesian Approach to Capital Accumulation

Discussant: Florian Scheuer,
Stanford University and NBER

11:30 am

Atif Mian, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Amir Sufi, University of Chicago and NBER
What Explains High Unemployment? The Aggregate Demand Channel

Robert Hall, Stanford University and NBER

12:30 pm

Lunch - Ballroom B

1:30 pm

Zhiguo He, University of Chicago and NBER
Arvind Krishnamurthy, Northwestern University and NBER
A Macroeconomic Framework for Quantifying Systemic Risk

Discussant: Mark Gertler, New York University and NBER

2:30 pm


3:00 pm

Mikhail Golosov, Princeton University and NBER
Pricila Maziero, University of Pennsylvania
Guido Menzio, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Taxation and Redistribution of Residual Income Inequality

Discussant: Ivan Werning, MIT and NBER

4:00 pm

Chang-Tai Hsieh, University of Chicago and NBER
Peter Klenow, Stanford University and NBER
The Life Cycle of Plants in India and Mexico

Discussant: James Tybout, Pennsylvania State University and NBER

5:00 pm