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Public Economics Program Meeting

Raj Chetty and Mark Duggan, Organizers

November 5-6, 2015

SIEPR-Gunn Building
Room 130, 366 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305



Thursday, November 05:

12:00 pm


1:00 pm

Florian Scheuer, Stanford University and NBER
Iván Werning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
The Taxation of Superstars

1:50 pm

Benjamin B. Lockwood, Harvard University
Charles G. Nathanson, Northwestern University
Glen Weyl, Microsoft Corporation
Taxation and the Allocation of Talent

2:40 pm


3:00 pm

Daniel K. Fetter, Wellesley College and NBER
Lee Lockwood, Northwestern University and NBER
Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program

3:50 pm

Alexander M. Gelber, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Timothy J. Moore, George Washington University and NBER
Alexander Strand, Social Security Administration
The Effect of Disability Insurance Payments on Beneficiaries' Earnings

4:40 pm


5:00 pm

Hugh Macartney, Duke University and NBER
Robert McMillan, University of Toronto and NBER
Uros Petronijevic, University of Toronto
Education Production and Incentives

5:50 pm


6:30 pm

Joya Restaurant
339 University Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Friday, November 06:

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:20 am

Joshua Rauh, Stanford University and NBER
Xavier Giroud, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
State Taxation and the Reallocation of Business Activity:
Evidence from State Establishment Level Data

9:00 am

Stefanie Stantcheva, Harvard University and NBER
Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago and NBER
Salomé Baslandze, University of Pennsylvania
Taxation and the International Mobility of Inventors

9:40 am

Pablo Fajgelbaum, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Eduardo Morales, Princeton University and NBER
Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato, Duke University and NBER
Owen M. Zidar, University of Chicago and NBER
State Taxes and Spatial Misallocation

10:20 am


10:40 am

Lorenz Kueng, Northwestern University and NBER
Explaining Consumption Excess Sensitivity with Near-Rationality:
Evidence from Large Predetermined Payments

11:30 am


12:10 pm

Marco Di Maggio, Columbia University
Amir Kermani, University of California at Berkeley
The Importance of Unemployment Insurance as an Automatic Stabilizer

1:00 pm

Pascal Michaillat, London School of Economics
Emmanuel Saez, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
The Optimal Use of Government Purchases for Macroeconomic Stabilization

1:50 pm