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SI 2014 Macro Public Finance

Dirk Krueger and Aleh Tsyvinski, Organizers

July 17, 2014

Skyline room AB

Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA



Wednesday, July 16:

6:00 pm

Clambake, Royal Sonesta Hotel, 40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard, Cambridge, MA

Thursday, July 17:

8:30 am

Coffee and Pastries

9:00 am

Jasmina Hasanhodzic, Boston University
Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Boston University and NBER
Generational Risk--Is It a Big Deal?: Simulating an 80-Period OLG Model with Aggregate Shocks

9:45 am

Daphne Chen, Florida State University
Fatih Guvenen, University of Minnesota and NBER
Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto
Burhanettin Kuruscu, University of Texas at Austin
Use It or Lose It: Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation:

10:30 am


10:45 am

Jonathan Heathcote, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Hitoshi Tsujiyama, Goethe University Frankfurt
Optimal Income Taxation: Mirrlees Meets Ramsey

11:30 am

Alejandro Badel, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Mark Huggett, Georgetown University
Taxing Top Earners: A Human Capital Perspective

12:30 pm


1:30 pm

Stefanie Stantcheva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Optimal Taxation and Human Capital Policies Over the Life Cycle

2:15 pm

Dominik Sachs, University of Cologne
Sebastian Findeisen, University of Mannheim
Designing Efficient Education and Tax Policies

3:00 pm


3:15 pm

Laurence Ales, Carnegie Mellon University
Musab Kurnaz, Carnegie Mellon University
Christopher Sleet, Carnegie Mellon University
Tasks, Talents and Taxes

4:00 pm

Juan Suarez, Stanford University
Owen M. Zidar, University of California  at Berkeley
Who Benefits from State Corporate Tax Cuts? A Local Labor Markets Approach with Heterogeneous Firms

4:45 pm