Labor Studies Program Meeting

David Autor and Alexandre Mas, Organizers

February 21, 2020

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Yellen Conference Room, 1st Floor
101 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, February 20
6:30 pm
Dinner
Perbacco Restaurant
230 California Street
San Francisco, CA
Friday, February 21
8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Tito Boeri, Bocconi University
Andrea Ichino, European University Institute
Enrico Moretti, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Johanna Posch, European University Institute

Wage Equalization and Regional Misallocation: Evidence from Italian and German Provinces
9:10 am
Bradley Setzler, University of Chicago
Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago and NBER

The Effects of Foreign Multinationals on Workers and Firms in the United States
9:50 am
Break
10:10 am
Sabrina L. Di Addario, Bank of Italy
Patrick M. Kline, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Raffaele D. Saggio, University of British Columbia and NBER
Mikkel Sølvsten, University of Wisconsin - Madison

It Ain’t Where You’re From It’s Where You’re At: Firm Effects, State Dependence, and the Gender Wage Gap
10:50 am
Christina L. Brown, University of California at Berkeley
Supreet Kaur, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Heather Schofield, University of Pennsylvania

Attention as Human Capital
11:15 am
Bruce D. Meyer, University of Chicago and NBER
Angela Wyse, University of Chicago
Alexa Grunwaldt, University of Chicago
Carla Medalia, U.S. Census Bureau
Derek Wu, University of Chicago

Learning about Homelessness in the U.S. Using Linked Administrative and Survey Data (slides)
11:40 am
Lunch-Market Street Dining Room
12:50 pm
Marika Cabral, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Marcus Dillender, University of Illinois at Chicago and NBER

The Impact of Benefit Generosity on Workers’ Compensation Claims: Evidence and Implications
1:30 pm
Daniel R. Arnold, University of California at Berkeley
Christopher M. Whaley, RAND

Who Pays for Health Care Costs? The Effects of Health Care Prices on Wages
2:10 pm
Break
2:30 pm
Chiara Farronato, Harvard University and NBER
Andrey Fradkin, Boston University
Bradley Larsen, Stanford University and NBER
Erik Brynjolfsson, Stanford University and NBER

Consumer Protection in an Online World: An Analysis of Occupational Licensing
3:10 pm
Sandra E. Black, Columbia University and NBER
Jeffrey T. Denning, Brigham Young University and NBER
Jesse Rothstein, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Winners and Losers? The Effect of Gaining and Losing Access to Selective Colleges on Labor Market Outcomes
3:50 pm
Adjourn
4:00 pm
Reception following the meeting