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Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, and Eric Zwick, Organizers

April 4-5, 2019


NBER
2nd Floor Conference Room
1050 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, April 4
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Morning Session: Empirical Research Using Administrative Tax Data
9:00 am
Bruce D. Meyer, University of Chicago and NBER
Derek Wu, University of Chicago
Victoria D. Mooers, University of Chicago
The Use and Misuse of Income Data and the Rarity of Extreme Poverty in the United States
9:30 am
Marta Murray-Close, U.S. Census Bureau
Misty L. Heggeness, U.S. Census Bureau
Manning Up and Womaning Down: How Husbands and Wives Report Their Earnings When She Earns More (slides)
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Daniel W. Sacks, Indiana University
Bradley Heim, Indiana University
Ithai Lurie, Department of the Treasury
Does the Individual Mandate Affect Insurance Coverage? Evidence from the Population of Tax Returns
10:45 am
Alisa Tazhitdinova, University of California at Santa Barbara
Increasing Hours Worked: Moonlighting Responses to a Large Tax Reform
11:15 am
Break
11:30 am
Aditya Aladangady, Federal Reserve Board
Shifrah Aron-Dine, Stanford University
David Cashin, Federal Reserve Board
Wendy Dunn, Federal Reserve Board
Laura Feiveson, Federal Reserve Board
Paul Lengermann, Federal Reserve Board
Katherine Richard, University of Michigan
Claudia R. Sahm, Federal Reserve Board
High-frequency Spending Responses to the Earned Income Tax Credit
12:00 pm
Jacob Bastian, Rutgers University
Maggie R. Jones, U.S. Census Bureau
Do EITC Expansions Pay for Themselves? Effects on Tax Revenue and Public Assistance Spending
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:20 pm
Tatiana Homonoff, New York University and NBER
Jason Somerville, Cornell University
Program Recertification Costs: Evidence from SNAP
2:10 pm
Maria Polyakova, Stanford University and NBER
Stephen P. Ryan, Washington University in St. Louis and NBER
Subsidy Targeting with Market Power
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
John N. Tsivanidis, University of California at Berkeley
The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Urban Transit Infrastructure: Evidence from Bogotá's TransMilenio
4:20 pm
Break
4:30 pm
Victor Stango, University of California at Davis
Jonathan Zinman, Dartmouth College and NBER
We are all Behavioral, More or Less: Measuring and Using Consumer-Level Behavioral Sufficient Statistics
5:20 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Dinner
Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA
Dinner Speakers: Emmanuel Saez and Lawrence H. Summers
Conversation on U.S. Wealth Tax Proposals
Friday, April 5
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
François Gerard, Columbia University and NBER
Joana Naritomi, London School of Economics
Job Displacement Insurance and (the Lack of) Consumption-Smoothing
9:50 am
Break
10:05 am
Paul Hufe, Ifo Institute for Economic Research
Ravi Kanbur, Cornell University
Andreas Peichl, University of Munich
Measuring Unfair Inequality: Reconciling Equality of Opportunity and Freedom from Poverty
10:55 am
Break
11:10 am
Rebecca Diamond, Stanford University and NBER
Michael J. Dickstein, New York University and NBER
Timothy McQuade, Stanford University
Petra Persson, Stanford University and NBER
Take-Up, Drop-Out, and Spending in ACA Marketplaces
12:00 pm
Lunch and Adjourn
 
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