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Labor Studies Program Meeting

David Card, Organizer

November 13, 2015

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Obendorf Event Center, North Building, Room N302
Stanford University
655 Knight Way
Stanford, CA 94305



Friday, November 13

8:00 am

8:30 am

Shuttle service from the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel to the Stanford-GSB

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Gordon Dahl, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Magnus Carlsson, Linnaeus University
Dan-Olof Rooth, Linnaeus University
Do Politicians Change Public Attitudes?

9:50 am


10:00 am

Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia and NBER
Craig Riddell, University of British Columbia
Top Incomes in Canada: Evidence from the Census

10:50 am


11:00 am

Danny Yagan, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Which Americans Have Jobs? The Enduring Impact of Great Recession Location

12:00 pm


1:00 pm

Richard B. Freeman, Harvard University and NBER
Erling Barth, Institute for Social Research and NBER
James Davis, Bureau of the Census
Augmenting the Human Capital Earnings Equation with Measures of the Place Where you Work

Discussant: Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia and NBER



2:00 pm

John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER
Henry Hyatt, Bureau of the Census
Erika McEntarfer, Bureau of the Census
Firm Size, Wages and Productivity

Discussant: Lisa Kahn, Yale University and NBER

3:00 pm


3:30 pm

Chinhui Juhn, University of Houston and NBER
Kristin McCue, Bureau of the Census
Holly Monti,  Bureau of the Census
Brooks Pierce, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Firm Performance and the Volatility of Workers Earnings

Discussant: Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford University and NBER

4:30 pm

Edward Lazear and Kathryn Shaw, Stanford University and NBER
Christopher Stanton, University of Utah and NBER
Who Gets Hired? Open Slots, Luck, and Unemployment

Discussant: Peter Kuhn, University of California at Santa Barbara and NBER

5:30 pm