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Meeting of the EFJK Growth Group

Ufuk Akcigit and Benjamin Moll, Organizers

February 26, 2015

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market Street
San Francisco, CA


Participant List

Thursday, February 26:

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Loukas Karabarbounis, University of Chicago and NBER
Brent Neiman, University of Chicago and NBER
Capital Depreciation and Labor Shares Around the World: Measurement and Implications   (slides)

Discussant:  Anthony Smith, Yale University and NBER   (slides)

10:00 am


10:15 am

Vasco Carvalho, CREI
Nico Voigtlaender, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Input Diffusion and the Evolution of Production Networks    (slides)

Discussant:  Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Columbia University   (slides)

11:15 am

Andrew Atkeson, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Ariel Burstein, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy   (slides)

Discussant:  Rasmus Lentz, University of Wisconsin at Madison and NBER   (slides)

12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Sina Ates, University of Pennsylvania
Felipe Saffie, University of Maryland
Fewer but Better: Sudden Stops, Firm Entry, and Financial Selection   (slides)

Discussant:  Cristina Arellano, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and NBER   (slides)

2:15 pm


2:30 pm

Diego Comin, Dartmouth College and NBER
Danial Lashkari, Harvard University
Marti Mestieri, Toulouse School of Economics
Structural Transformations with Long-Run Price and Income Effects   (slides)

Discussant:  Berthold Herrendorf, Arizona State University  (slides)

3:30 pm

Benjamin Pugsley, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Aysegul Sahin, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Grown-Up Business Cycles  (slides)

Discussant:  Robert Shimer, University of Chicago and NBER   (slides)

4:30 pm