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SI 2014 Economic Growth

Chad Jones and Peter J. Klenow, Organizers

July 11, 2014

Charles B Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard
Cambridge, Massachusetts



Friday, July 11

8:30 am

Coffee and Pastries

9:00 am

Gene Grossman, Princeton University and NBER
Elhanan Helpman, Harvard University and NBER
Growth, Trade, and Inequality   (slides)

Discussant: Jonathan Vogel, Columbia University and NBER

10:00 am


10:15 am

Ezra D. Oberfield, Princeton University and NBER
Devesh Raval, Federal Trade Commission
Micro Data and Macro Technology  (slides)

Discussant: Loukas Karabarbounis, University of Chicago and NBER

11:15 am

Joel David, University of Southern California
Hugo Hopenhayn, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Venky Venkateswaran, NYU Stern School of Business
Information, Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity  (slides)

Discussant: Benjamin Moll, Princeton University and NBER

12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Diego Restuccia, University of Toronto
Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis, Washington University in St. Louis
Land Misallocation and Productivity  (slides)

Discussant: Nancy Qian, Yale University and NBER

2:15 pm


2:30 pm

Berthold Herrendorf, Arizona State University
Todd Schoellman, Arizona State University
Wages, Human Capital, and the Allocation of Labor across Sectors  (slides)

Discussant: Michael E. Waugh, New York University and NBER

3:30 pm

Chang-Tai Hsieh, University of Chicago and NBER
Enrico Moretti, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Growth in Cities and Countries 

Discussant: Edward L. Glaeser, Harvard University and NBER

4:30 pm